TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:17

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader...

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC

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Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent b...
2019-06-12 00:17

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
2019-06-15 10:00

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
2019-05-23 04:51

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
2019-05-22 03:00

Trump encourages UK to go for no-deal Brexit ahead of state visit, offers Britain trade deal with US President Donald Trump encouraged the United Kingdom to walk away from negotiations with the European Union if they are unable to secure a favorable Brexit deal....
2019-06-02 20:34

U.S., Mexico Reach Trade Deal The U.S. has reached a deal to avoid tariffs on Mexican imports, President Trump tweeted Friday, saying Mexico had agreed to take “strong measures” to slow migration over the southern U.S. border....
2019-06-08 03:51

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq but is expanding its footprint in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan. There, the group is recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks in...
2019-06-10 08:34

Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach B10 championship game Brady Cherry homers in 4-run fourth inning, Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach Big Ten title game against Huskers        ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Keuchel, Braves reach 1-year deal for about $13M Free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year contract that would pay the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner about $13 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press....
2019-06-07 16:51

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the M...
2019-06-15 12:00

Braves reach a one-year deal with Dallas Keuchel Dallas Keuchel finally has a new team, but it’s not the Yankees. The Braves have agreed to terms with the left-hander Keuchel, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. The contract is for one year, $13 million and his first start is scheduled f...
2019-06-07 07:34

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, lawmakers from ...
2019-05-23 22:17

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollyw...
2019-05-24 06:00

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal The agreement would resolve lawsuits and compensate the Hollywood producer’s alleged victimsHarvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a...
2019-05-24 06:00

Trump calls off tariffs as US and Mexico reach deal on immigration Mexico agrees to host more migrants seeking asylum in US and increase enforcement on southern borderThe US and Mexico have reached an agreement to stave off import tariffs on Mexican goods, officials confirmed on Friday evening.Trump had threatened t...
2019-06-08 04:51

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

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
2019-05-24 04:17

Mexico hopes to reach migration deal with U.S. as tariffs loom Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as diplomatic talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03 15:17

Cubs reach three-year, $43 million deal with closer Craig Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel is finally off the market. The veteran closer reached a three-year deal worth $43 million with the Cubs, according to multiple reports. The $43 million in Kimbrel’s deal is fully guaranteed and the $10 million he will receive this seaso...
2019-06-06 04:34

Mexican Business Leaders Express Relief at Deal to Avoid Tariffs Mexico’s business leaders breathed a sigh of relief after the Trump administration dropped its threat to impose tariffs, avoiding further risk to an economy that was already showing signs of fragility....
2019-06-09 00:00

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
2019-05-23 21:17

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

Palestinians say U.S. "deal of the century" will finish off their state The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause....
2019-05-31 19:34

Palestinians say U.S. 'deal of the century' will finish off their state The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause....
2019-06-02 11:17

Warriors 119, Blazers 117, OT | Golden State wins the series, 4-0.: Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals With a comeback overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, Golden State moved on to seek a third consecutive title and its fourth in five years....
2019-05-21 17:17

French state wants balanced shareholding in Renault/Fiat deal The French state will seek guarantees for a balance between France and Italy in the future shareholders' pact sealed under a proposed merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 15:00

French state: we didn’t veto Renault-Fiat Chrysler deal PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister says the government didn’t oppose a merger deal between carmaker Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler. Speaking on FranceInfo news broadcaster, Bruno le Maire said the government’s ...
2019-06-13 12:34

State attorneys general in U.S. plan lawsuit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal: sources At least 10 state attorneys general plan to file a lawsuit as soon as Tuesday to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, according to three sources familiar with the matter, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wi...
2019-06-11 18:51

Now You Can Get a Loan Just to Pay Your Rent From the department of the rent being too damn high comes this report from the Wall Street Journal: Loan companies are now marketing loans specifically to renters who need help making ends meet....
2019-05-27 21:51

You can now rent a Citi Bike through the Lyft app in NYC Lyft users in New York and Jersey City can now rent a Citi Bike on the app. After some beta-testing with 20 percent of users, Lyft has now fully-integrated Citi Bike onto its mobile app. Lyft users won't need a Citi Bike account to locate or ren...
2019-05-23 21:00

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats contr...
2019-06-10 09:00

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising ...
2019-05-30 05:51

Cuomo says he’ll sign overhaul of rent regulations With just three days left to re-up rent stabilization laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign a sweeping package of tenant-friendly bills crafted by the Legislature late Tuesday. The package introduced late Tuesday marks the biggest sea ...
2019-06-12 23:00

Rent the Runway and West Elm are betting your next comforter will be a rental Rent the Runway has transformed the way people think about buying — and owning — clothes. Now RTR has announced a partnership with Williams-Sonoma's West Elm brand to allow subscribers to rent soft home decor, including quilts, blankets and pill...
2019-05-21 14:32

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and staff....
2019-06-06 21:51

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
2019-06-10 10:34

New homes in Islington: property to rent or buy in well-connected Archway Richardson Mews, with 25 apartments priced from £555k, joins Vantage, a block of smart rental flats, just a 10-minute walk away from Highgate Village....
2019-06-04 07:51

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else ...
2019-06-13 11:17

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restric...
2019-06-01 04:17

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are bei...
2019-06-06 21:34

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protest...
2019-06-04 20:51

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discriminati...
2019-05-24 17:00

Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers are expected to approve new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers. The bill up for a vote Friday would renew and strengthen rent stabilization and rent control rules that restr...
2019-06-14 17:51

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains. (May 24) ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
2019-06-05 17:34

Merkel to face angry tenants as Germany debates rent caps BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing tenants angry over rising rents in a country where home ownership is traditionally low. Merkel is speaking Friday at a meeting in Cologne of the German Tenants Association. Its head, Franz-Georg...
2019-06-14 12:51

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
2019-05-25 05:17

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
2019-06-06 02:51

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
2019-05-24 16:34

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
2019-06-04 21:51

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
2019-06-01 03:00

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to...
2019-06-10 22:34

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
2019-05-24 16:34

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
2019-05-24 21:34

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
2019-05-22 08:51

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

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
2019-06-11 04:51

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
2019-05-24 18:51

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
2019-05-21 16:51

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
2019-05-24 20:34

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
2019-06-12 05:17

Rent Madonna's East End location: the Stepney Green property was used in a Vogue photoshoot featuring the superstar She's on the cover of British Vogue this month with an accompanying video showing her frolicking in this fab retro flat in a former Victorian school hall in Stepney Green....
2019-05-22 16:00

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
2019-06-04 18:00

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
2019-05-24 18:00

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today show that Caitlyn Jenner could use any bathroom s...
2019-05-26 20:00

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business calle...
2019-06-06 10:17

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
2019-05-24 02:51

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
2019-06-11 14:34

Rent these tiny homes by the night — and for tiny prices, too Make like a minimalist and book a summertime escape with Petite Retreats (888-503-7708), a vacation rental company that manages tiny homes, yurts, cottages, teepees and covered wagons across the country. Last year, the firm debuted the Tuxbury Tiny H...
2019-05-22 02:51

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-03 21:51

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator. The post Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republica...
2019-06-06 18:00

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 00:17

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have thr...
2019-05-30 00:51

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in...
2019-06-02 20:34

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
2019-05-22 18:34

Boris Johnson launches leadership bid: We leave EU on October 31 deal or no deal Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video....
2019-06-03 11:51

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We must change almost everything – from our homes to our meals – but the government’s record is not goodThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life, affecting our homes, the food we eat and the way ...
2019-06-12 19:51

Deal or no deal: what next for Brexit, the Tories and the country? Things will have to move fast if the new PM is to take the UK out of the EU before 31 OctoberToday’s developments - liveNow that Theresa May has announced her resignation date, what happens next?Initially nothing. She will remain in post to bear the ...
2019-05-24 20:51

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay: CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
2019-06-06 23:17

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay -CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
2019-06-06 21:17

Being able to reach the Chinese traveler is 'so important': CEO Glenn Fogel of Booking Holdings says the Chinese economy has slowed a little amid Beijing's trade dispute with Washington, but the "fact of the matter" is people like to travel. If Chinese tourists don't want to go to the U.S., they will go...
2019-06-14 12:17

Trump says U.S. and UK will reach agreement on Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States and Britain could work out any differences over China's Huawei, dismissing any suggestion that disagreement could threaten intelligence-sharing between the two close allies....
2019-06-04 16:51

EU leaders react to Theresa May's resignation Respect was the predominant tone among European leaders following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation. But they warned that her successor will have to provide "rapid clarification" on Brexit....
2019-05-24 23:34

EU leaders at odds in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders began bargaining over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
2019-05-28 20:34

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans will attend a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and other leaders will also pay respects....
2019-06-05 10:34

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
2019-06-06 05:34

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
2019-06-06 19:34

Atalanta reach Champions League for the first time "Atalanta qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history on Sunday, coming from behind to guarantee their place with a 3-1 win over Sassuolo in a match marred by a brawl."...
2019-05-27 00:17

Trump’s snooker revolution: ‘I want to reach a standard nobody has seen before’ "Judd Trump is snooker\u0027s greatest talent, and can revolutionise the standards of the sport after winning his first World Championship, writes Desmond Kane."...
2019-05-23 17:51

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
2019-06-11 20:51

Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament with a 3-0 victory on Friday night. Wilson had an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the ninth inning for th...
2019-05-25 08:51

Blues KO Sharks in Game 6, reach first Final since '70 The worst team in the entire NHL a few days into the new year completed an astounding turnaround Tuesday as the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970....
2019-05-22 08:01

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parlia...
2019-05-25 11:17

US rallies to beat France 3-2, reach Under-20 quarterfinals Sebastian Soto tied the score with his second goal of the match in the 74th minute and Justin Rennicks got the go-ahead goal in the 83rd to lead the United States over France 3-2 Tuesday at Bydgoszcz, Poland, and into its third straight quarterfinal ...
2019-06-04 23:51

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-26 08:51

Putintseva, Brengle reach Nuremberg Cup quarterfinals Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan beat Germany's Mona Barthel 7-6 (8), 6-1 to book her place in the Nuremberg Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday        ...
2019-05-22 19:34

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
2019-05-21 14:39

Day 3 of Trump’s U.K. Visit: A D-Day Ceremony With World Leaders President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day state visit to Britain....
2019-06-05 19:51

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
2019-06-03 17:17

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly re...
2019-05-24 01:51

EU leaders fire starting gun for top jobs race German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will lock horns in Brussels on Tuesday as European Union leaders meet to begin bargaining over who will take the bloc's top jobs for the next five years....
2019-05-28 14:34

EU leaders converge on Brussels to haggle over top jobs European Union leaders are converging on Brussels to haggle over who should lead the 28-nation bloc's key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe's political landscape....
2019-05-28 11:00

Amazon Didn't Cripple Bed Bath & Beyond. Its Own Leaders Did. A crisis at Bed Bath & Beyond that led activist investors to unseat top officials was decades in the making, as a frugal culture that served the retailer well in the past became a hindrance in the e-commerce age....
2019-06-02 16:17

Big 12 leaders: Flexibility is sign of strength for future Big 12 revenues are up again and expected to surpass $40 million per school annually before the current media rights deal runs out in about five years        ...
2019-05-31 20:51

Italian coalition leaders keep sniping even after PM ultimatum Italy's coalition leaders professed loyalty to the government on Tuesday after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte threatened to quit if they did not stop feuding, but the two ruling parties kept up their mutual recriminations....
2019-06-04 11:34

Moderate leaders try to protect Italy - from their own government Italy's prime minister and economy minister have formed an unofficial alliance with the president to prevent the euro zone's third-largest economy being dragged into financial crisis by its ruling parties, sources say....
2019-06-07 12:17

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
2019-05-29 17:17

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
2019-05-23 21:51

JDU, BJP Leaders Skip Each Others' Iftar Parties In Bihar Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his Council of Ministers on Sunday, BJP and JDU leaders skipped the ''iftar'' party hosted by each other....
2019-06-03 02:00

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prad...
2019-06-15 01:00

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
2019-06-10 13:34

PM Modi Thanks World Leaders For Congratulatory Messages Prime Minister Modi on Thursday thanked world leaders and personalities for their congratulatory messages after the BJP-led NDA is set to return to power for the second time, saying his government......
2019-05-24 06:51

This Pokémon Let's Go Bundle Deal Is the Very Best, Like No Deal Ever Was If you’re super hyped about last night’s Pokémon news and it’s given you a reason to want to buy Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Walmart has a great deal on the bundle. Right now, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! w/ Poke Ball is just $79, or $20 off its reg...
2019-05-29 19:34

How Trump campaign plans to reach key demographics in 2020 President Trump’s campaign is considering using digital micro-targeting to reach African-Americans, suburban women and Hispanics – three key demographic groups that Trump and Republicans have struggled with in recent elections, a report o...
2019-05-29 22:51

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Vondrousova demolishes Sevastova to reach French Open last eight Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maiden Grand Slam quarter-finals on Sunday....
2019-06-02 18:17

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
2019-06-09 23:17

Garcia earns 2 wins to reach Strasbourg quarterfinals Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia claimed two wins on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament        ...
2019-05-23 01:51

Costly ‘earmarks’ reach $15B, largest since pork ban imposed Despite a ban on congressional pork-barrel projects imposed in 2011, the House and Senate snuck in 282 “earmarks” costing taxpayers $15.3 billion in last year’s spending bills, according to a watchdog group....
2019-06-12 20:51

WTA roundup: Putintseva rallies to reach quarters in Germany Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan saved three set points in the first set and went on to defeat Mona Bathel 7-6 (8), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Nurnberger Versicherungscup in Germany....
2019-05-23 00:51

Thiem outlasts Djokovic to reach French final Dominic Thiem has advanced to the French Open final for the second straight year after upsetting No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 on Saturday....
2019-06-08 16:34

Sabalenka beats Puig to reach semifinals in Strasbourg Second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka defeated former champion Monica Puig 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament on Thursday        ...
2019-05-23 22:00

Russia, Canada reach semis as Sweden crash out Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals after thrilling wins while holders Sweden crashed out after a 5-4 sudden-death overtime defeat by traditional rivals Finland on Thursday....
2019-05-24 05:00

Football Show: What England must do to reach a major final "Our intrepid reporter Marcus Foley asks some fans in Portugal what England must do to reach a major final after their calamitous defeat to the Netherlands."...
2019-06-07 20:51

Campbell, Arkansas top TCU 3-1, reach final of home regional Isaiah Campbell allowed four hits over eight innings, matching the longest outing of his career and helping Arkansas advance to the final of its home regional with a 3-1 victory over TCU        ...
2019-06-02 04:51

Teenager Vondrousova beats Martic to reach Paris last four Marketa Vondrousova's amazing French Open run continued on Tuesday when the unseeded Czech teenager beat Croatian Petra Martic 7-6(1) 7-5 to reach the semi-finals....
2019-06-05 01:34

Source: Patriots, Edelman reach 2-year extension Patriots receiver Julian Edelman, a three-time Super Bowl champ and the MVP of Super Bowl LIII, has signed a two-year extension that is worth up to $19 million in "new" money, a source told ESPN....
2019-05-21 19:17

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
2019-05-21 20:34

The Latest: Halep takes just 55 minutes to reach 4th round PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Simona Halep’s title defense remains on track at the French Open following a methodical 6-2, 6-1 third-round win over 27th-seeded Lesia Tsurenko that lasted just 55 minute...
2019-06-01 13:17

WTA roundup: Garcia rallies to reach Strasbourg semis No. 4 seed Caroline Garcia of France rallied from a set and a break down and reached her first semifinal of 2019 with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win Thursday over Ukrainian teenager Marta Kostyuk at the Internationaux de Strasbourg in France....
2019-05-23 23:17

The Latest: Martic and Konta reach French quarterfinals Petra Martic has followed up her win over second-seeded Karolina Pliskova by rallying past Kaia Kanepi 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 at the French Open to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal        ...
2019-06-02 14:34

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the...
2019-06-08 06:51

Federer battles past Ruud to reach last 16 in historic win "Roger Federer eased past Norway\u0027s Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years."...
2019-05-31 22:17

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
2019-06-12 21:34

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using th...
2019-05-21 21:34

Russia, Canada reach world championship semis Ice hockey heavyweights Russia and Canada reached the world championship semi-finals on Thursday after thrilling wins, with holders Sweden in action later on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:17

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
2019-05-28 17:51

How Argentina’s women took on blatant sexism to reach the World Cup The team were so underfunded they did not play at all between 2015 and 2017 but next take on England in France on FridayArgentina had just drawn 0-0 against Japan at Parc des Princes in Paris on Monday, yet the players collapsed in joy as if celebrat...
2019-06-13 18:17

England reach World Cup last 16 with hard-fought win over Argentina Jodie Taylor jogged a few memories with a criticism deflecting goal as England guaranteed themselves a place in the knock-out stages on a clear Normandy night when Argentina once again confounded the supposed experts.Carlos Borrello’s side had been d...
2019-06-14 23:51

WWC roundup: England nips Argentina to reach round of 16 Jodie Taylor scored in the 62nd minute as England notched a 1-0 Group D victory over Argentina at Le Havre, France, on Friday to clinch a spot in the round of 16 of the Women's World Cup....
2019-06-15 03:51

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
2019-06-13 06:34

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
2019-06-12 01:34

Trump’s ‘poor leadership’ criticized by ex-leaders’ group UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump’s “poor leadership” is aggravating the world’s difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war. Robinson heads...
2019-06-12 01:51

Leaders Who Will Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Tomorrow PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony will be attended by leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with the government's "Neighbourhood First" policy....
2019-05-29 09:17

The Latest: Trump to address business leaders in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan (all times local): 5:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is heading to a dinner with business leaders at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Tokyo after a brief airport we...
2019-05-25 11:17

Eight Women Leaders From Maharashtra Elected To 17th Lok Sabha Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the second highest after Uttar......
2019-05-24 13:51

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
2019-06-08 16:17

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
2019-06-13 00:34

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
2019-06-03 15:51

Ex-FBI leaders to testify on Mueller report, Russian threat WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report are focusing Wednesday on contacts between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The House Intelligence Com...
2019-06-12 09:17

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

EU leaders stick to Brexit guns as they prepare for 'different breed' of PM Bloc united in respect for May and refusal to budge on withdrawal agreement Today’s political development - live updatesEU leaders are to hold emergency talks next week as they prepare for a “different breed” of Brexiter to replace Theresa May as Bri...
2019-05-24 17:00

Britain plans ‘unprecedented’ D-Day event for queen, leaders LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that will start two days of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. More than 300 Wor...
2019-06-05 08:34

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
2019-06-03 21:00

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11 21:17

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
2019-06-08 16:17

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite receiving psychological counseling over the years...
2019-05-27 17:17

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists....
2019-05-27 21:00

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end...
2019-06-05 15:00

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan....
2019-05-21 19:17

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
2019-06-15 03:17

On Normandy's beaches, leaders and veterans recall sacrifice of D-Day Western leaders and ageing veterans gather on the shores of France on Thursday in a second day of events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied amphibious assault that opened the way for western Europe's liberation from Hitler's forces....
2019-06-06 00:34

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
2019-06-15 00:17

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
2019-06-10 11:51

Kaun Banega Minister?A Call From These Two Leaders Only Way To Confirm On Saturday, PM Modi had warned all lawmakers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to avoid falling for rumours and speculation, and also be wary of fake calls summoning them to Delhi,......
2019-05-29 16:17

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
2019-06-09 08:17

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
2019-06-05 18:17

Queen, world leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump have gathered on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings that helped turn the tide of World War II....
2019-06-05 15:17

Trump Suspends New Tariffs After US, Mexico Reach Agreement On Migration The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on migration, President Donald Trump announced late Friday, with the punishing tariffs he had been threatening "indefinitely suspended."...
2019-06-08 07:51

Crude oil production to reach 5.86 million barrels per day by 2035: CAPP The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is projecting Canadian crude oil production will increase by 1.27 million barrels per day to 5.86 million by 2035....
2019-06-13 18:34

Monsoon To Be 'Weak', Reach Delhi After 15 Day Delay: Weather Forecaster Monsoon will be further delayed in Delhi and its adjoining areas by 10-15 days, private weather forecaster Skymet said today. It was expected to make landfall in the national capital and its adjoining......
2019-06-05 17:17

Danube water levels drop but not enough to reach sunken boat BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian water management authorities say the Danube River’s high water levels, which have stymied efforts to reach a sunken tour boat where 21 missing people could be trapped, are falling. The General Directorate of W...
2019-06-02 14:51

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:34

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

Girelli treble helps Italy to thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 Italy's Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday....
2019-06-14 22:51

Round-up: Vondrousova routs Sevastova to reach French Open last eight "Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia\u0027s Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maiden Grand Slam quarter-finals on Sunday."...
2019-06-02 14:34

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

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
2019-06-14 22:17

Federer outlasts Monfils to reach Madrid Open quarterfinals Roger Federer has reached the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open after saving two match points in a three-set win over a gritty Gael Monfils        ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana        ...
2019-05-25 05:00

Raonic edges Tsonga to reach Stuttgart Open quarterfinals Milos Raonic edged past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1) to book his place in the Stuttgart Open quarterfinals on Wednesday        ...
2019-06-13 00:17

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

Barty ends Anisimova's run to reach French Open final Australian Ashleigh Barty weathered the fierce challenge of Amanda Anisimova to end the 17-year-old's barnstorming run at the French Open and reach the final with a rollercoaster 6-7(4) 6-3 6-3 victory on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:34

Zverev defeats Delbonis to reach Geneva Open final "Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final."...
2019-05-25 00:17

Garcia wins all-French matchup to reach Strasbourg semifinal STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia won an all-French matchup against Chloe Paquet to reach the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg tournament on Friday. Garcia won 6-3, 6-4 and will battle for the title with No. 6 seed Daya...
2019-05-24 23:17

Renault confident to reach an agreement with Nissan on board committees The chairman of French car maker Renault said he was confident of reaching an agreement with partner Nissan on the composition of the Japanese company's main board committees....
2019-06-12 21:34

Ice hockey: Canada and Finland reach world championship final Canada reached their fourth world championship final in the last five tournaments with a 5-1 rout of the Czech Republic and Finland joined them with a shock 1-0 win over favorites Russia on Saturday....
2019-05-26 00:17

Raptors finish off Bucks in Game 6 to reach NBA Finals for first time Kawhi Leonard sent the Raptors to the NBA Finals with another huge performance in a 100-94 series-clinching win over the Bucks in Game 6.        ...
2019-05-26 08:51

Amazon shares will reach $3,000 in 2 years without the company really trying, Piper Jaffray says Analyst Michael Olson says he has "a high degree of confidence" that Amazon shares can reach the level without "significant changes to the business."...
2019-05-24 15:51

Konta beats Venus to reach Rome quarter-finals "Johanna Konta beat a third American in the space of four days - and a second in the space of a few hours - defeating Venus Williams 6-2, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Internazionali BNL D\u0027Italia in Rome."...
2019-05-21 15:51

Vekic wins 12 consecutive games to reach Nottingham final "Croatian Donna Vekic reached the final of the weather-hit Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Saturday as she came from a set down to win 12 consecutive games against Tatjana Maria."...
2019-06-15 18:01

Auto Makers Push Trump to Reach Fuel Compromise GM, Ford, Toyota and others are urging the president to find a middle ground between stricter, Obama-era economy standards and a plan from his administration essentially freezing regulations at 2020 levels....
2019-06-07 08:51

Konta sweeps Stephens off the court to reach French semis Johanna Konta produced a remarkably dominant performance against Sloane Stephens in a 6-1, 6-4 victory to become the first British woman to reach the French Open semifinals since Jo Durie in 1983        ...
2019-06-04 22:17

Elon Musk and S.E.C. Reach New Accord, Lifting Cloud Over Tesla Securities regulators and the chief executive of Tesla came up with a new agreement about when Mr. Musk’s social media posts must be reviewed by a lawyer....
2019-05-21 17:17

Zverev digs deep to reach French Open round two Alexander Zverev was made to work hard to reach the second round of the French Open, trashing a racket in frustration in a 7-6(4) 6-3 2-6 6-7(5) 6-3 win over Australian John Millman on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 21:00

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 23:00

Rescue chopper unable to reach bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials on Wednesday were reconsidering a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain that a rescue helicopter was unable to reach....
2019-06-05 13:51

Tsonga rallies past qualifier to reach quarterfinals in Lyon Former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rallied past Canadian qualifier Steven Diez to reach the quarterfinals and extend his perfect record at the Lyon Open on Wednesday        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

Draw opening up for Stephens to reach French Open final Sloane Stephens has no other Grand Slam winners _ or even finalists _ left in her side of the French Open draw after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3        ...
2019-06-02 23:34

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Tsitsipas beats tricky Bolivian Dellien to reach third round Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas came through a stern test against tricky Bolivian Hugo Dellien to book his place in the French Open third round for the first time on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 16:17

Nishikori downs Tsonga to reach French Open third round Japan's Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French Open on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 19:34

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party’s thunderous victory in the general elections. A party official says Modi has arranged to meet with Cabi...
2019-05-24 10:34

Trinamool Leaders Protest Tathagata Roy's "Girls Bar Dancers" Remark Trinamool Congress' new women outfit Banga Janani Vahini on Thursday held a protest in Kolkata against Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy's shocking comment that Bengali boys are working as sweepers and......
2019-06-06 19:34

Poland's leaders campaign to save wild cows from slaughter Poland's ruling party leader and the president have weighed in to save the lives of a herd of some 180 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and were ordered slaughtered....
2019-05-31 15:34

Addressing the privacy paradox: Top leaders and experts share insights As technological innovation evolves, society evolves with it. The problem is, with each new innovation also comes risk. Whether it opens us up to new security issues or debates over our personal privacy, we’re moving fast towards a future with a lot ...
2019-06-12 11:17

Poland’s leaders campaign to save wild cows from slaughter Poland’s ruling party leader and the president have weighed in to save the lives of a herd of some 180 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and were ordered slaughtered...
2019-05-31 15:00

The Latest: Protest leaders call for night marches in Sudan The Latest: Sudanese protest leaders are calling on people to take part in night marches across the country, hours after security forces kill over 30 people in capital city...
2019-06-03 21:34

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending it altogether....
2019-05-21 14:51

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: 'It messed up my life' George Frey/Getty Images Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that th...
2019-05-28 01:00

The US-China rivalry could become dangerous, Asian leaders and experts warn "We are now entering into a period of great power rivalry. The outcome is unclear, but it is critical that we stabilize the system," said a Singaporean official....
2019-05-31 07:00

Trump, other leaders mark D-Day's 75th anniversary in Normandy, France President Trump planned to join other world leaders in Europe on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a monumental event that was largely responsible for shaping the outcome of World War II....
2019-06-06 10:17

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the lead...
2019-05-21 21:17

G20 finance leaders' communique to say trade tensions have 'intensified': source The Group of 20 finance leaders will say in their communique to be released on Sunday that "most importantly, trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified," a G20 source said....
2019-06-09 04:34

Don't Use Eid Meets To Lobby For Party Tickets: Omar Abdullah To Leaders National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday asked his party leaders to desist from lobbying for party ticket for the forthcoming Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir by using the open access......
2019-06-06 14:34

‘Don’t poke the bear’: European leaders refine their approach to Trump Key allies appear to have decided it’s best to avoid confronting him unless utterly necessary while keeping expectations low that he can be swayed to compromise over any disagreements....
2019-06-07 16:51

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

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
2019-05-31 16:17

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

D-day veterans and world leaders arrive in Portsmouth to vast security Miles of fencing and checkpoints put in place to safeguard dignitaries D-day veterans and world leaders have arrived in Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings amid a vast security operation to safeguard dignitaries including...
2019-06-05 11:51

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
2019-06-08 15:34

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
2019-06-09 17:51

Catalan leaders did not engage in rebellion, Spanish court told Defence rejects claim actions amounted to coup as landmark proceedings draw to closeLawyers for the Catalan separatist leaders on trial over their alleged role in the region’s failed independence bid have flatly denied their clients engaged in violen...
2019-06-12 18:17

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
2019-05-22 22:17

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, although any agreement will be hard to reach.Speaker ...
2019-05-21 15:17

PM To Make Brief Stopover In Sri Lanka, Meet President, Oppsition Leaders Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a brief stopover in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from the Maldives where he is on his first overseas visit after assuming office for a second term. PM Modi......
2019-06-09 08:01

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting ROME (AP) — The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week’s European Council meeting. Key European Union jobs, migration issues and climate change...
2019-06-14 19:51

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
2019-05-22 19:51

EU leaders want to settle on EU Commission chief by June summit: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that EU leaders had agreed they would try to settle on a candidate to head the EU executive, the European Commission, by the next time they meet for a summit in June....
2019-05-28 23:17

G20 financial leaders to stay vague on global trade in communique Financial leaders of the world's top economies are likely steer clear of promises to avoid protectionism in their communique on Sunday, amid an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China, officials said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 09:01

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
2019-05-21 14:51

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

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents...
2019-05-28 17:17

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t...
2019-06-07 01:51

Trump looms large as West Virginia GOP leaders squabble CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a state where President Donald Trump’s name is still gold, Republicans are fighting publicly over who’s his best friend. West Virginia’s Republican governor has sparred with Senate leaders over a sweeping...
2019-06-14 19:51

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

Mallikarjun Kharge's Message To Party Leaders As Maharashtra Polls Near Congress general secretary in-charge of Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday said he has urged the state unit to put up a united face to take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena in the......
2019-06-14 18:17

Saudi Arabia gathers Arab leaders over attacks on oil assets Arab leaders gather in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
2019-05-30 10:00

Teenager Anisimova stuns defending champ Halep to reach final four "Teenager Amanda Anisimova put in one of the most impressive performances in recent French Open history on Thursday as she stunned defending champion Simona Halep 6-2 6-4 to reach the semi-finals."...
2019-06-06 14:01

Women still struggle to find a job, let alone reach the top: new UN report calls for 'quantum leap' Women’s job opportunities have barely improved since the early 1990s, UN labour experts said on Thursday, warning that female workers are still penalized for having children and looking after them....
2019-05-21 20:17

US and Mexico reach agreement to avoid tariffs, says US President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States....
2019-06-08 17:34

| Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended' US President Donald Trump has said that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been threatening were "indefinitely suspended"....
2019-06-08 13:00

More baby boomers stay in their homes as they reach retirement, skipping downsizing Many Baby boomers are staying in the houses in which they raised their kids even when they become empty-nesters and retire        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

The Latest: Konta beats Stephens to reach French Open semis PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:20 p.m. Johanna Konta has reached the French Open semifinals for the first time after beating last year’s runner-up Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-4. It was the 26th-seeded Briton̵...
2019-06-04 15:34

Ahead Of Parliament Session, Union Ministers Reach Out To Sonia Gandhi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday met Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi, seeking her party's cooperation for smooth functioning of the Parliament session beginning......
2019-06-07 17:17

Ice Hockey: Finland stun Russia to reach world championship final Finland ground out a shock 1-0 win over tournament favorites Russia to reach the world championship final on Saturday after their captain Marko Anttila scored midway through the third period in the Ondrej Nepela Arena....
2019-05-25 20:34

Nadal beats Federer to reach 12th French Open final Rafael Nadal eased past Roger Federer in straight sets in blustery Paris to reach a 12th French Open final and end a five-match losing streak against the Swiss....
2019-06-08 02:51

The Latest: Thiem ends Djokovic streak to reach French final PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 4 p.m. Dominic Thiem has ended Novak Djokovic’s 26-match winning streak at Grand Slam tournaments with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory to reach the French Open final. The match las...
2019-06-08 16:17

Martic overcomes her own demons to reach French Open quarter-finals It proved to be 30th-time lucky for Petra Martic on Sunday because after a decade of trying at the slams, she finally overcame her fourth-round jinx at the French Open....
2019-06-02 23:51

Razor-sharp Thiem subdues Khachanov to reach semi-final Dominic Thiem produced a claycourt masterclass to overwhelm Russian Karen Khachanov 6-2 6-4 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the French Open for the fourth year in succession on Thursday....
2019-06-07 02:17

| Lionhearted Spanish student hopes not to reach Roland Garros final World number 137 Aliona Bolsova is 400-1 with the bookmakers to win the French Open, which is just as well as she has a university exam on the day of the final....
2019-05-30 18:34

Temps reach 100 degrees as heat records fall in Deep South SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where temperatures at or near 100 degrees are setting heat records during the Memorial Day weekend. The National Weather Service issue...
2019-05-26 21:17

Teenager Vondrousova outwits Konta to reach French Open final Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova became the first teenager to reach a Grand Slam final for 10 years as she outsmarted Johanna Konta 7-5 7-6(2) at the French Open on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:34

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
2019-06-04 04:17

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 14:32

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Today: 10 Points Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of 6 more children in Bihar today as the state grapples with the deadly disease. The number of deaths in Muzaffarpur now stands at 73 this month.......
2019-06-15 21:00

Tennis: Vekic wins 12 consecutive games to reach Nottingham final Croatian Donna Vekic reached the final of the weather-hit Nottingham Open grasscourt event on Saturday as she came from a set down to win 12 consecutive games against Tatjana Maria....
2019-06-15 16:17

Trump baby blimp set to fly over London on Tuesday as fundraisers reach their £30k target A giant inflatable Donald Trump baby blimp is set to fly over London during the US president's state visit after its owners reached their £30,000 fundraising target....
2019-06-02 20:51

UPDATE 1-Vale says hopes to reach dam burst global settlements by year-end Brazil's Vale said on Thursday that it expects to reach global settlements covering economic and environmental damages from the January collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam by late this year or in 2020....
2019-06-14 01:51

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-07 23:17

Ram Vilas Paswan's Party Splits, Rebel Leaders Launch New Outfit A group of disgruntled leaders of Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has announced launch of a new outfit, accusing the leadership of reducing the party to a "private limited company"....
2019-06-14 18:17

'Bravery and sacrifice': World leaders gather in south England to remember D-Day World leaders gather on the coast of southern England on Wednesday to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history and a feat that helped bring World War Two to an end....
2019-06-05 08:17

Eternally Blue: Baltimore City leaders blame NSA for ransomware attack Enlarge / Baltimore: An IT disaster area? (credit: Cyndi Monaghan via Getty Images) The mayor and city council president of Baltimore are pushing for the ransomware attack that brought Baltimore's city government to a standstill to be designated a...
2019-05-28 22:17

G20 finance leaders' communique to describe trade tensions as 'intensified': sources Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as "intensified" and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday....
2019-06-09 05:51

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
2019-06-05 16:00

All 3 Leaders Of Upendra Kushwaha's Party Flock To Nitish Kumar's Team After drawing a blank in the Lok Sabha elections, former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party got yet another setback today as all three of its members in the bicameral......
2019-05-26 14:00

Rahul Gandhi Offers To Quit, Leaders Turn Down His Resignation: Updates The top leadership of the Congress is meeting to review the party's dismal showing in the national election after the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance won over 350 seats in the 542 Lok Sabha......
2019-05-25 09:34

Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s stonewalling....
2019-05-21 23:17

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

Trump joins world leaders, veterans to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day President Trump was among the world leaders who gathered on the southern coast of England on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The president, as well as other leaders of the wartime Allies, gave a standing ovation to more than 3...
2019-06-05 15:34

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
2019-05-21 20:00

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
2019-05-27 21:00

President Trump Joins World Leaders to Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary (PORTSMOUTH, England) — World leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. But the stars of the show were the elderly veterans of that campaig...
2019-06-05 14:51

PM Holds Bilateral Talks With BIMSTEC Leaders, Focuses On Boosting Ties PM Narendra Modi today held separate meetings with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, exploring ways to......
2019-05-31 14:51

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
2019-06-09 04:34

Mamata Banerjee Asks Party Leaders To Recapture Offices "Occupied" By BJP Setting the stage for escalation of the fight with the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday asked the party leaders to recapture TMC offices allegedly "occupied" by the BJP as early......
2019-05-31 21:17

Donald Trump, leaders honor Allied victory on D-Day 75th anniversary Seventy-five years after 150,000 Allied troops descended upon Normandy beaches to liberate German-occupied France, World War II veterans, heads of state and history buffs gathered Thursday to commemorate the victory....
2019-06-06 23:34

Donald Trump ends meeting with Democratic leaders after talk of 'cover-up' A meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress ended abruptly Wednesday when talks about U.S. infrastructure turned to impeachment....
2019-05-22 19:17

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

Brilliant Konta demolishes Stephens 6-1 6-4 to reach French Open semi-finals "Jo Konta become the first British woman to reach the semi-finals of the French Open in 36 years with a rout of Sloane Stephens at Roland Garros on Tuesday."...
2019-06-04 17:51

Amanda Anisimova shocks Halep to reach French Open semi-final • Anisimova stuns defending champion in straight sets 6-2, 6-4• Seventeen-year-old will meet Barty for a place in the finalThe defending champion, Simona Halep, is out of the French Open, beaten soundly in straight sets on Thursday by Amanda Anisimov...
2019-06-06 14:17

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Reach French Open Fourth Round Roger Federer is the oldest man to book a last-16 place since Tunisian-born Italian Nicola Pietrangeli, a two-time champion, at the age of 38 in 1972....
2019-06-01 00:17

Paper Round: Juventus reach agreement for Sarri, Emery gives Ozil hope "Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea for manager Maurizio Sarri whilst Unai Emery has given Mesut Ozil hope. It’s Friday’s Paper Round..."...
2019-06-14 09:00

Bigger, better, bolder: Women’s World Cup ready to reach new heights | Suzanne Wrack The rapid evolution of women’s football means it is hard to pick a winner for the most anticipated Women’s World Cup in historyIt is finally here. The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away and there is every chance it will b...
2019-06-03 12:01

Migrant attempting to reach Europe discovered in hidden car box by Spanish border police Newly released photos by authorities in Spain show how desperate some migrants are to make it to Europe, with one pictured over the weekend stowed away in a hidden box in a car....
2019-05-27 18:34

Floods prevent attempts to reach wreck as Danube cruise captain in court The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, was due to appear in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
2019-06-01 12:17

McGrath Names England, India Favourites, Backs Australia To Reach Final Other than England, Glenn McGrath named India as one of the toughest teams to beat but took confidence from Australia's recent ODI form and backed them to reach the final....
2019-05-28 00:00

2019 French Open: Johanna Konta and Marketa Vondrousova Reach Semifinals Konta had not won a match at Roland Garros before this year. Now she’s a semifinalist after beating Sloane Stephens. She will next play Vondrousova, 19....
2019-06-04 22:17

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer reach French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
2019-06-02 21:17

| 'Excited' teenager Anisimova stuns Halep to reach French Open semis American teenager Amanda Anisimova said she was "excited" and did not suffer from nerves after stunning defending champion Simona Halep at Roland Garros....
2019-06-06 16:17

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
2019-05-30 17:51

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
2019-05-21 14:32

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, the plight of Rohingya refugees and the growing threat of Islamophobia...
2019-06-01 02:17

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
2019-05-30 06:17

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. appea...
2019-06-09 12:00

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government over its lukewarm support to candidates....
2019-05-21 18:34

Trump strikes "supportive" tone in meeting with British business leaders -sources U.S. President Donald Trump struck a positive, conciliatory tone with top British and U.S. business leaders at a meeting in London on Tuesday, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters, despite tensions between the two countries over China's Huawe...
2019-06-04 17:17

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
2019-06-09 22:17

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
2019-06-04 18:34

D-Day: Trump and world leaders celebrate the Normandy invasion that saved Europe from Nazism An avowed nationalist, Trump followed in previous presidents’ footsteps in remembering the battle that helped create the modern transatlantic relationship...
2019-06-06 14:00

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

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
2019-06-10 02:17

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said i...
2019-05-31 03:34

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

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
2019-05-27 08:17

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31 22:34

Spooked public investors reach fork in risky road as asset growth slows Global public institutions including central banks, sovereign wealth funds and public sector pension funds are increasingly worried about a worldwide economic downturn and are taking divergent investment strategies to adapt....
2019-06-11 18:51

Opinion: Blues complete amazing turnaround by beating Sharks to reach Stanley Cup Final The St. Louis Blues, who were last in the NHL on Jan. 2, beat the San Jose Sharks and will face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-05-22 08:34

Johanna Konta blitzes Sloane Stephens to reach French Open semi-finals Konta stuns last year’s French Open finalist 6–1, 6–4Stephens takes just one point off Konta serve in second setJohanna Konta’s Paris dream refuses to end, as she buried an in-form Sloane Stephens on the rebuilt clay of Court Philippe Chatrier, 6-1, ...
2019-06-04 19:00

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
2019-05-21 19:34

Juande Ramos: Tottenham used to be a selling club - keeping stars has seen Spurs reach the next level Former Tottenham manager Juande Ramos says Christian Eriksen, Heung-min Son, Harry Kane and Dele Alli are good enough to play for any club in Europe, but believes Spurs' ability to keep their stars has been behind their success in recent seasons....
2019-05-31 22:34

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
2019-05-26 00:00

Johanna Konta the first British woman to reach French Open fourth round for 36 years Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the fourth round of the French Open for 36 years by breezing past Viktoria Kuzmova on Court Simonne Mathieu....
2019-05-31 22:34

Gray whale deaths could reach record levels this year, NOAA opens investigation At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year, prompting federal officials to launch a scientific investigation.        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was...
2019-06-14 16:34

World leaders including President Trump gather to commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day landings President Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders are gathering Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, honoring the Allied forces who risked and gave their lives in the in...
2019-06-05 13:51

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
2019-06-13 08:34

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
2019-06-01 00:51

D-Day 75th anniversary: Theresa May to highlight importance of western alliance as she hosts world leaders Theresa May is to call for continued Western unity in tackling "new and evolving security threats" as she commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05 01:34

Pelosi says altered videos show Facebook leaders were ‘willing enablers’ of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that Facebook’s refusal to take down an altered video of her shows that the company’s leaders were active contributors to online disinforrmation and “willing enablers" of Russian interference in th...
2019-05-30 00:51

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transit hub, a 140-mile connection on a rickety 19-seat plane to a smaller island, an hourlong drive past ...
2019-06-13 12:51

Brazil to send prison gang leaders to federal jails after massacre: justice minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum security federal jails....
2019-05-28 23:17

‘The Arc of History Is Bending Back.’ New Study Shows How Girls Around the World View Female Leaders A new report published Tuesday reveals that 9 out of 10 girls around the world believe that female leaders suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. Produced by child rights organization Plan International in partnership with the Geena ...
2019-06-04 17:51

Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have their say as European election results roll in Political leaders have reacted to the European election results after it emerged the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats were the biggest winners in the UK, punishing the Tories and Labour....
2019-05-27 09:34

Dominic Thiem upsets top-seed Novak Djokovic to reach second consecutive French Open final No. 1 Novak Djokovic fell in five sets to Dominic Thiem, who will play in the French Open final for the second consecutive year.       ...
2019-06-08 20:17

American teenager Amanda Anisimova beats Simona Halep to reach French Open semifinals American teenager Amanda Anisimova reached the French Open semifinals by upsetting defending champion Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4.        ...
2019-06-06 15:51

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Nadal beats Federer 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in semi-finalRain halts Djokovic-Thiem match in third setWith 11 French Open titles in the bag, Rafael Nadal hardly needs help when it comes to winning at Roland Garros. But on Friday, after he produced a rock-solid ...
2019-06-07 22:51

Mount Everest queue: Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach the top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
2019-05-24 09:34

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
2019-06-07 17:51

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
2019-05-21 17:00

D-Day 75th anniversary 2019 LIVE: The Queen, Donald Trump and other world leaders join commemorations The Queen has been joined by US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and other world leaders to honour the 75th anniversay of the D-Day landings....
2019-06-05 12:51

Ethiopian leader meets Sudanese opposition and military leaders, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister held separate talks with Sudan's military rulers and opposition in Khartoum on Friday in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-07 16:51

Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking. The post Leaders of notorious white supremacist prison gang in California charged in killings, drug-trafficking appeared...
2019-06-06 20:34

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the c...
2019-05-21 16:17

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
2019-06-06 00:51

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to...
2019-05-21 14:51

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
2019-05-21 14:51

Teenager Amanda Anisimova stuns Simona Halep in straight sets to reach French Open semi-final Amanda Anisimova has pulled off one of the biggest shocks in French Open history, beating defending champion Simona Halep in straight sets to reach the semi-finals....
2019-06-06 15:51

Deal or no deal, US needs Mexicans Trump has used tariffs as a stick to threaten the US's trading partners into submission, as in his spat with Mexico. But if the US cuts immigration from its southern neighbors, who will do the jobs Americans don't want?...
2019-06-10 23:51

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 19:17

If we're living through a “retail apocalypse,” why are e-commerce leaders like Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com so focused on building brick-and-mortar stores? (AMZN, BABA, JD) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. If we're living th...
2019-05-28 01:00

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 06:34

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
2019-05-29 00:34

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
2019-06-11 19:17

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
2019-06-05 19:17

Opinion: If Hank Haney isn't fired from his radio job, golf's leaders are condoning racism, sexism Hank Haney's racist, sexist, xenophobic behavior was on display for anyone who listens to him on PGA Tour Radio. If he is not fired, golf's leadership is saying it condones his remarks.        ...
2019-05-29 22:34

'Inexperienced climbers' held up hundreds trying to reach Mount Everest summit during fourth deadliest season on record Seasoned Mount Everest climbers have blamed inexperience rather than a record number of permits for a particularly deadly season on the world's highest peak....
2019-06-01 13:51

World Federation of Exchanges and the International Options Market Association Assemble Exchange and Clearinghouse Leaders at the NASDAQ MarketSite to Discuss Coordination of International Regul NEW YORK (April 19, 2010) - Leaders of the derivatives exchanges and clearinghouse members of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) who have gathered this week for the annual International Options Market Association (…...
2019-05-23 21:34

'Jeopardy!': James Holzhauer within reach of Ken Jennings' winnings record with 30th win Reigning champ James Holzhauer inched closer to Jennings' record on Wednesday with his 30th consecutive victory on the popular game show.        ...
2019-05-30 01:34

NY Could Become First State To Ban Cat Declawing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill on Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already ille...
2019-06-04 14:51

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
2019-05-25 17:34

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
2019-06-05 11:17

The best breakfast sandwich in every state To assemble a list of the best breakfast sandwich in every state, 24/7 Tempo consulted user reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor and other sites.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Some Palestinians Give Up on Their Own State Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinians’ frustration and offer a blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not fulfill all their long-sought national aspirations....
2019-06-09 00:00

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!        ...
2019-05-24 19:00

Cleanest gas station bathrooms in every state GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices across the country, also produces an annual list of which gas stations rate the highest for cleanliness.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

The End of the Golden State Warriors' Era of Invincibility The Warriors got worse. The NBA got better. The Raptors won the championship because the rest of the league finally caught one of the greatest teams ever....
2019-06-14 17:17

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

Road tripping? Must-see attractions in every state Road trips can be one of the best ways to experience the diversity of American landscapes and cultures. Check out the must-see roadside attractions.        ...
2019-05-23 00:17

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0. It was a pitchers duel for the first half of the game, where Boyle Co.’s Katy Grace Chadwell ...
2019-06-15 04:17

Colorado is the first state to cap co-pays for insulin Colorado enacts new law to make insulin co-pays more affordable for people who suffer from diabetes. The move comes among soaring costs.        ...
2019-05-26 06:34

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the count...
2019-05-30 01:00

UAE believes a state was behind tanker attacks Early findings of investigation into May incident does not specifically blame IranThe United Arab Emirates has told UN members that a state was likely to be behind “sophisticated and coordinated” attacks on four tankers off its coast last month.The a...
2019-06-07 10:51

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to connect with it the way I wanted to, and I could never connect with th...
2019-06-14 19:00

Boyle Co. Ready for State Tournament With sketchy weather last weekend in Lexington, the State Softball Tournament was moved to this weekend and will begin Friday morning at John Cropp Stadium. One of the eight remaining teams in the state is Boyle County. It may be surprising to some t...
2019-06-14 00:34

Sentencing set for man who tried to fight for Islamic State CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who pleaded guilty to trying to fight for the Islamic State group is being sentenced. Federal court documents show sentencing is set for Monday morning for 20-year-old Zakaryia Abdin in Charleston. He face...
2019-06-10 18:17

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything whatsoever", despite a Chinese law which appears to require collaboration with the state....
2019-06-11 00:34

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowe...
2019-05-25 07:00

A degree in mobility? It will soon be possible at Wayne State The Michigan Mobility Institute, formed this year to enhance the state's workforce, is partnering with Wayne State University in Detroit to develop a curriculum that will allow students to earn a master's degree in mobility....
2019-05-21 14:32

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
2019-05-22 07:51

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
2019-05-28 15:34

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
2019-06-14 17:51

Trump’s State Visit to the U.K.: Live Updates After repeated delays, President Trump is beginning his state visit on Monday in Britain, which will roll out the full honors, including ceremonies, government meetings and a banquet....
2019-06-03 10:00

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
2019-05-23 01:17

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)    ...
2019-05-28 23:34

State further restricts police cooperation on immigration HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is further limiting local law enforcement’s cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The measures were recently passed by the legislature and reduce the instances in which local law enforceme...
2019-06-06 20:34

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
2019-05-29 03:51

Tates Creek Wins State Championship "To see our guys so overcome with joy, it's a great experience." Take a look at how @tatescrbaseball got it done to become State Champions for the first time since '86! pic.twitter.com/0Hv69hvoFn — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 9, 2019 ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies SEATTLE (AP) — Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. It allows licensed facilities to offer “nat...
2019-05-21 22:17

The Latest: Virginia governor says state ‘devastated’ VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is devastated by the shooting that left 11 dead at a Virginia Beach municipal center and is o...
2019-06-01 03:00

Donald Trump lands in UK for state visit US president attacks London mayor Sadiq Khan as his plane lands at Stansted airportTrump’s state visit – live updatesDonald Trump has arrived in the UK for a delayed state visit and set a combative tone by attacking the London mayor as his plane land...
2019-06-03 10:34

Tates Creek Advances to State Championship Tates Creek will face @stang_baseball for the @KHSAA State Championship Sunday at 1 pm after the Mustangs defeated Trinity 6-5. pic.twitter.com/WV3yoLR2Zm — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 8, 2019 The Tates Creek baseball team will play for its ...
2019-06-09 04:51

Queensland name three State of Origin debutants for Game I David Fifita, Joe Ofahengaue and Moses Mbye get nodFive new faces in NSW side for game in BrisbaneQueensland coach Kevin Walters has declared “war” on NSW, saying he expects to win next week’s State of Origin series opener with a new-look side boasti...
2019-05-27 05:00

Teachers, educators frustrated with state budget TUCSON – Tucson Education Association President Margaret Chaney tells News 4 Tucson she’s both frustrated and angry about Arizona’s statewide budget that was just signed into law this week. Chaney argues Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmaker...
2019-05-30 09:17

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
2019-06-01 00:51

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

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly had strong feelings on that…I was a strong proponent of medicinal marijuana. As a Republican par...
2019-06-04 02:00

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
2019-06-15 16:01

How did the Golden State Warriors become the team no one likes? The Warriors still want to be the newcomers, the radicals shaking up the sport. But they’re the establishment nowAfter Detroit’s Chauncey Billups-inspired demolition of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2004 finals, perhaps the NBA’s greatest post-season...
2019-06-15 12:51

Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital Tornadoes killed at least three people in southwest Missouri and slammed into the state capital just before midnight on Wednesday, with rescue workers in Jefferson City searching into the morning for the injured, officials said....
2019-05-23 14:17

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups s...
2019-06-14 23:51

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs 'sanctuary' state law Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies....
2019-05-23 09:51

State parks are becoming so crowded that they might collapse under their own weight If you’re looking for something to do on a day off and don’t want to spend a lot of money, visiting a state park is a great option. Depending on your location, state parks offer you plenty of options ranging from hiking and biking trails ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that a U.S. permanent resident held for years in Tehran “will be released in the coming hours.” The report Monday on state TV’s website mirrored a report earlier carried by t...
2019-06-10 15:17

Connecticut gov says United Technologies will hire in-state HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s been assured United Technologies Corporation plans to hire 1,000 additional workers at Pratt & Whitney over the next few years. The Democrat said Tuesday he’s also been assured ...
2019-06-11 23:17

Longtime Division I coach to take over D-II Northern State Northern State pulled off a swap of sorts when it landed longtime Division I coach Saul Phillips to take over its men's basketball program       ...
2019-06-11 19:34

Little cat feet in New York come closer to first U.S. state declawing ban New York crept closer to becoming the first U.S. state to outlaw cat declawing on Tuesday, after both chambers of the state legislature passed a ban on the feline surgery except for therapeutic reasons....
2019-06-05 06:01

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and setting up talks with one of his main rivals, British political sources say....
2019-06-05 00:51

Kentucky State Police Say Trooper Assaulted BATH COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A trooper was stabbed in the leg during an altercation in Salt Lick. Kentucky State Police say that on Wednesday, Trooper Nathan Roark and Trooper Tyler Smith, along Bath County Sheriff Jesse Stewart, attempted to ser...
2019-05-23 08:34

NY state barely cracks top 20 for jobs, NYC is even worse As if you needed another reason to leave New York City. The US has seen notable job growth recently, with over 263,000 new jobs in April alone and the lowest unemployment rate since December 1969. However, not every city and state is enjoying a boomi...
2019-05-31 00:17

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
2019-05-23 06:17

Netherlands wants tribunal to try some Islamic State members The Netherlands is calling for the establishment of a tribunal to prosecute members of the Islamic State extremist group responsible for “mass atrocity crimes”...
2019-05-23 21:00

Video: What is F1's state after Vettel's Canadian GP penalty? The dust has begun to settle from the controversial 2019 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix and the penalty dealt to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, but where does the championship stand now?...
2019-06-11 20:00

New York may become first US state to largely decriminalize sex work Stop Violence in the Sex Trades Act would change present law so that consenting adults who trade sex will not be criminalizedNew York could become the first US state to largely decriminalize sex work, if legislation proposed by several lawmakers this...
2019-06-12 04:17

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

New York Could Be the First State to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work Today, a historic bill will be introduced to the New York state legislature that would fully decriminalize sex work, according to The New Republic, which would make it the first state in the nation to do so....
2019-06-10 17:00

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactions ever....
2019-05-21 20:17

July 4th food! Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Ohio State beats Maryland 3-2 in Big Ten tournament 7th-seeded Ohio State advances to semifinals of Big Ten Tournament by holding off Maryland 3-2 in completion of suspended game        ...
2019-05-24 18:51

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get...
2019-05-22 05:17

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

Here's the list of the most affluent town in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652.        ...
2019-06-04 13:34

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
2019-05-29 09:51

Dennis Rodman’s son will play for Washington State PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State. DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6 forward from San Juan Capistrano, California, is the latest player to join new coach Kyle Smith’s team. Rodman playe...
2019-05-24 23:17

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chi...
2019-05-22 05:17

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
2019-05-25 17:34

Frenchman in vegetative state kept alive after appeal to UN A last-ditch appeal to the United Nations has forced French doctors to resume life support for a man who has been in a vegetative state for years and whose case has drawn attention across Europe...
2019-05-21 14:51

Mexican authorities search for ex-CEO of state oil company MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the former director of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos, who is wanted for alleged corruption. Attorney General Alejandro Gertz told Mexican broadcaster Televisa on Wednesday ...
2019-05-29 17:51

All You Need To Know About State Bank Of India ATM Transaction Limits State Bank of India (SBI) account ATM charges: SBI savings account holders with an MAB or monthly average balance - minimum balance - above Rs 25,000 are allowed unlimited ATM transactions at the......
2019-05-22 13:01

Jordanian gets 15 years for trying to join Islamic State CINCINNATI (AP) — A Jordanian citizen who was living in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to join the Islamic State group. U.S. District Judge Walter Rice also sentenced Laith Waleed Alebbini to 25 years of probation Thursd...
2019-06-14 15:34

Why Islamic State Recruitment Is Thriving on Telegram New research coming out of George Washington University today provides one of the most exhaustive looks yet at the vast and complex network of self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) supporters permeating Telegram, the encrypted messaging platform.Read mo...
2019-06-07 10:34

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-servi...
2019-05-30 00:51

Colorado is the first state to cap skyrocketing insulin co-pays (CNN) – The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law Wednesday that places a $100 per month cap...
2019-05-24 09:51

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure...
2019-06-13 02:51

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
2019-05-25 07:00

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Bioengineered salmon won’t come from US’s biggest farm state PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Genetically engineered salmon is heading to store shelves in the U.S., but it won’t be coming from the biggest salmon farming state in the country. Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies says American supermarkets co...
2019-06-09 16:51

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
2019-05-22 10:51

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The game was called after seven innings under the 10-run mercy rule. T...
2019-05-25 07:00

Texas eliminates Oklahoma State in NCAAs FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Steven Chervony of Texas made a 15-foot birdie putt to extend the decisive match and won on the next hole to eliminate top-seeded Oklahoma State and send the Longhorns into the NCAA championship match against Stanford. It wa...
2019-05-29 06:00

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Region...
2019-06-04 06:00

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 06:51

State Bar wants to stop Avenatti from working in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti says he’ll fight a bid by the State Bar of California to keep him from practicing law in the state. The bar on Monday asked the State Bar Court to place Avenatti on involuntary ...
2019-06-04 06:00

State Fails, Odisha Man Completes Bridge With Own Savings Frustrated with years of government apathy, a retired employee of the Veterinary Department has invested all his savings in completing a half-finished bridge over Salandi river in Odisha's Keonjhar......
2019-06-06 23:17

| Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue....
2019-05-21 20:34

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
2019-06-01 13:17

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

Arizona State eliminates Stony Brook from NCAAs, 13-5 Trevor Hauver had three hits and drove in two runs to help Arizona State staved off elimination in the NCAA tournament with a 13-5 victory over Stony Brook        ...
2019-06-01 23:34

Magno strikes out 12, Ohio State ousts McNeese 9-8 in 13 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 Saturday in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes (36-26) will play either Vanderbilt, the No. 2 overall s...
2019-06-02 01:00

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
2019-05-29 17:17

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win for third-seeded Oklahoma State (33-17). He gave u...
2019-05-23 08:34

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days ...
2019-05-30 00:51

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
2019-05-29 03:51

Tates Creek Wins State Baseball Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, T...
2019-06-10 15:17

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 16:17

Success Spoiled Golden State Warriors Fans A year ago, Steph Curry told SLAM how grateful he was that Oakland had embraced him “as one of their own.” He’s done his part, there: tons of local charity work, putting Oakland on a shoe and then giving 30 of them away. All of which is to say that h...
2019-06-10 23:17