TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-13 18:34

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts

Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village of Chaandpur in Etah...

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts

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Yogi Adityanath Turns 47, PM Wishes The "Dynamic Chief Minister" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several other senior BJP leaders wished Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath on his birthday this morning who turns 47 today....
2019-06-05 10:51

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Transfers Six Top Police Officers In UP Under fire over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday, transferred six senior police officers....
2019-06-14 18:17

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
2019-06-13 11:34

Resentment In Bureaucracy Over Yogi Adityanath's Diktat: Report Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's latest diktat, asking all government officers to reach their offices by 9 am is causing considerable resentment in the bureaucracy, particularly among......
2019-06-28 15:00

"UP Effectively Controlled Encephalitis Diseases": Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed on Saturday that his state got effective results in controlling the spread of Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), and......
2019-06-22 19:17

"Voters Have Rejected Negative Politics": Yogi Adityanath As the BJP marched towards a grand victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said alert voters have rejected the "opportunistic and casteist" politics of......
2019-05-23 17:17

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sought to assure peasants that they would get the right......
2019-06-10 07:17

4 Arrests In 2 Days in UP Over Allegations of "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath A man has been arrested in Gorakhpur for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. This is the fourth such arrest in the last three days.A freelance......
2019-06-10 07:17

7-Foot Rosewood Ram Statue To Be Unveiled By Yogi Adityanath In Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Ayodhya on Friday to unveil a seven-foot tall statue of Lord Ram at a museum. The statue, made of a single block of rosewood and purchased for......
2019-06-06 14:34

BJP vs BJP? Yogi Adityanath's Caste Move Criticised By Union Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was told off by his own party government at the Centre today over a move to include 17 OBCs or Other Backward Classes in the list of Scheduled......
2019-07-02 17:17

Mandate For Creating New India's New Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath says the massive mandate in the Lok Sabha polls was a mandate for creating "new India's new Uttar Pradesh" and gave a befitting reply to those parties......
2019-05-26 08:51

Mayawati Criticises Yogi Adityanath For Proposed Power Hike Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for proposing a hike in power tariff. Mayawati said that the proposed hike would have the biggest......
2019-06-18 10:51

Yogi Adityanath Unveils 7-Foot Rosewood Ram Statue In Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today unveiled a seven-foot-tall statue of Lord Ram at a museum in Ayodhya. During his visit, Yogi Adityanath also presented released books and a postal......
2019-06-07 17:17

In Gorakhpur, Redemption For Yogi Adityanath After Shock Loss A Year Ago BJP leader Smriti Irani may have stolen the show with her astounding victory over Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, but there is one more Lok Sabha seat in the state where a......
2019-05-25 09:34

Journalist Charged For Alleged Objectionable Post Against Yogi Adityanath A journalist has been charged for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said....
2019-06-08 18:17

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
2019-06-09 08:01

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
2019-06-29 00:17

Yogi Adityanath Warns Officials Against Stray Cattle Menace In UP Cattle should not be seen roaming the streets unsupervised, nor in the fields, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned state officials on Sunday....
2019-06-30 22:51

Journalist Arrested For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath Walks Out Of Jail Journalist Prashant Kanojia was released from Lucknow jail this evening -- five days after he was arrested for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by a tweet....
2019-06-12 19:17

"Yogi Adityanath My Lord Krishna, I Am His Arjuna": Ravi Kishan Bhojpuri actor and newly elected BJP MP Ravi Kishan says he wants to make Gorakhpur one of the "best" cities in north India under the leadership of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
2019-06-02 16:51

Journalists Locked Up As Yogi Adityanath Visits Hospital? Officials Deny Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to a hospital in Moradabad over the weekend has triggered controversy as a group of local journalists who were at the spot alleged that they were......
2019-07-01 08:51

4 Arrests Over Posts On Yogi Adityanath. Top Court To Hear Case Tomorrow The wife of Delhi-based journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested on Friday evening for allegedly maligning the image of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has moved the Supreme Court......
2019-06-10 09:00

"Sour Grapes": Yogi Adityanath On Priyanka Gandhi's Attack Over UP Crimes Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today took a dig at Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her criticism of the Uttar Pradesh police over the law and order in the state. Contending that criminals are......
2019-06-30 10:00

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challe...
2019-05-21 20:17

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, UN peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
2019-06-14 18:34

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
2019-06-14 00:17

Yogi Adityanath Launches 24-Hour Free Helpline To Address Civic Complaints The Yogi Adityanath government on Thursday launched the Chief Minister's toll-free helpline that will enable people from across the state to register their complaints....
2019-07-04 12:00

Activate "Anti-Romeo Squads" As School, Colleges Re-Open: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked officials to activate the "anti-Romeo squads" as colleges and schools in the state will re-open on July 1 after summer holidays....
2019-07-01 02:34

Yogi Adityanath Promises Piped Water To Every Rural Home In Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Wednesday held out the possibility of piped water for every rural home in the state within two years, while warning concerned officials of serious......
2019-07-04 05:00

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
2019-05-23 20:17

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a...
2019-05-21 16:34

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
2019-05-21 23:51

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
2019-05-23 03:17

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-20 01:17

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
2019-06-29 00:34

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
2019-06-05 00:01

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
2019-07-10 20:00

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
2019-07-06 00:17

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

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
2019-05-23 04:00

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 09:34

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife in the Chouf Mountains, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
2019-07-01 15:51

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats sa...
2019-07-03 06:34

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:34

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
2019-06-04 06:34

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says ...
2019-06-15 10:00

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
2019-06-04 07:17

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
2019-07-16 21:17

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council did not issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya after the US reportedly did not endorse it. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
2019-07-04 07:00

'Entire' North Korean WMD program violates U.N. security council resolutions: U.S. North Korea's "entire" weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. security council resolutions, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
2019-05-28 21:34

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded hum...
2019-06-21 01:17

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
2019-06-06 18:34

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft w...
2019-05-21 23:51

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
2019-05-21 17:00

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government....
2019-06-11 19:51

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-19 21:34

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior ...
2019-07-01 19:34

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
2019-05-21 16:51

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, who said the agency would be forced to suspend som...
2019-06-17 20:51

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam...
2019-06-08 00:17

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
2019-06-07 23:34

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
2019-05-28 19:34

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
2019-05-21 18:34

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consu...
2019-07-09 23:17

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
2019-05-21 14:32

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
2019-05-21 14:32

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
2019-05-22 05:00

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
2019-06-11 21:17

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading ...
2019-06-27 20:17

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

Mexico immigration chief vows to cut number of people migrating by 60% Newly appointed chief, Francisco Garduño, said he hoped to prevent hundreds of thousands of migrants entering the country each yearMexico’s immigration chief has vowed to slash the number of migrants entering his country by 60% and prevent Mexico fro...
2019-06-21 21:51

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
2019-05-21 16:34

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
2019-06-12 20:51

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human ...
2019-06-07 23:17

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
2019-06-20 19:51

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
2019-05-21 17:17

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
2019-05-21 14:32

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
2019-06-27 20:34

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
2019-05-21 14:51

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first-ever Security Council visit to Iraq. ...
2019-07-02 00:51

Syria replaces security chief: news reports Syria's government has replaced one of its top security chiefs Jamil Hassan, a subject of Western sanctions, pro-Damascus social media sites reported....
2019-07-08 17:17

Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A business news site is reporting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct. In a detailed report Thursday, Business Insider cites legal letters reportedly written by...
2019-05-31 05:00

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been ...
2019-05-31 21:34

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
2019-05-31 22:34

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a cultu...
2019-05-22 13:51

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-13 00:00

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senate Judiciary Committee that a new pilot program res...
2019-06-12 02:00

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
2019-05-31 17:51

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Busi...
2019-05-31 06:17

Acting Homeland Security chief denies leaking info on ICE raids: 'It's just not true' The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday night denied leaking information that eventually led to the cancellation of ICE raids in 10 cities across America....
2019-06-28 07:00

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
2019-05-23 15:17

Homeland Security chief orders investigation into border agents' Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday he's ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group for Border Patrol agents, which contained disparaging remarks about immigrants and lawmakers....
2019-07-03 19:51

Cameron Boyce Cremated Nearly Two Weeks After Sudden Death Cameron Boyce is at rest. The Disney star's remains have been cremated, according to his death certificate released today and obtained by E! News. His ashes have been returned to his......
2019-07-16 20:34

Homeland security chief orders inquiry into US border patrol Facebook group – live Kevin McAleenan called report that officers allegedly belong to a secret group where they have made abusive statements ‘disturbing’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.04pm BST Trump is barking about his upcoming circusOur July 4th...
2019-07-03 16:17

Dog the Bounty Hunter's Beth Chapman to Be Cremated Before Family Memorials Beth Chapman's family is coming together for a fond farewell. E! News can confirm the Dog the Bounty Hunter star will be cremated, per her final wishes. "There will be......
2019-06-27 21:17

Wing Commander Who Piloted Crashed AN-32 Cremated With Military Honours Wing Commander GM Charles, who piloted the AN-32 aircraft which crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3, was cremated with full military honours in the presence of senior officials of the Indian Air......
2019-06-21 19:01

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
2019-05-31 22:17

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that requires that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated following the procedure. ​But the justices ​refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s ban on abortions based on gender, race or disabili...
2019-05-29 00:34

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violenc...
2019-06-19 19:17

Not Your Place, Centre Tells Yogi Government On Caste Move The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
2019-07-02 15:51

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 05:34

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
2019-06-12 14:00

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
2019-06-19 02:17

| 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

Why clay courts mold top tennis players The courts at Roland Garros aren’t just a pretty canvas; many players and coaches believe the surface demands a more fit, well-rounded and strategic player....
2019-06-04 22:17

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
2019-07-16 10:51

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on Sunday."...
2019-06-10 11:17

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
2019-06-27 19:51

For Donald Trump, Courts Are Another 2020 Battleground Donald Trump’s decision to release a shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees in the 2016 election for a seat held open by Senate Republicans helped persuade many conservatives to support his campaign. As he heads into re-election, he is a...
2019-07-10 05:51

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
2019-07-08 12:34

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confir...
2019-07-03 02:00

Ronaldo courts Netherlands defender De Ligt for Juventus PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt says Cristiano Ronaldo wants him to become his new teammate at Italian club Juventus. Dutch media are reporting that De Ligt said Ronaldo asked him if he was “coming to Turin” a...
2019-06-10 15:17

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
2019-06-20 03:17

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in the cannabis industry from using bankruptcy to save their home or business....
2019-06-22 20:00

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic "Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic\u0027s bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club."...
2019-06-27 19:17

NC redistricting fight turns to state courts after ruling RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina’s district maps are putting their hopes in state courts after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts aren’t the place to settle partisan gerrymandering disputes. An election refor...
2019-06-29 16:51

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
2019-06-21 14:51

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
2019-05-24 06:17

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020: organizers The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organizers said on Sunday....
2019-06-09 15:51

Hungary to suspend launch of administrative courts: PM aide Hungary will suspend the launch of a new administrative court system indefinitely to allow disputes about judicial independence to be settled, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 12:34

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

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Takeaway.com in a crowded market....
2019-07-03 03:00

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-18 01:17

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by...
2019-07-10 01:51

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
2019-07-06 05:51

The Latest: Women's semifinals moved to neighboring courts The Latest at the French Open: Women's French Open semifinal matches will be held on Courts Suzanne Lenglen and Simonne Mathieu        ...
2019-06-06 15:51

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
2019-07-02 04:17

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

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
2019-05-30 19:00

Microsoft courts Steam’s audience with Xbox Game Pass on PC Okay, Microsoft, what bad karma are you trying to negate? The company is not only bringing several of its games to Steam, relinquishing them from Windows Store purgatory, but it’s also bringing its Game Pass to PC now. That’s a previously-unforeseen ...
2019-05-30 23:17

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Wins Temporary Reprieve in the Courts A St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction that will keep the state’s only abortion clinic open. The state has until June 21 to make a decision on the facility’s license....
2019-06-11 06:51

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden....
2019-06-03 08:17

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-17 23:51

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be trialled by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzoughi, a French citizen of Tunisian origin, left France for Syria in 2015, he hoped to start afresh in ...
2019-06-02 11:34

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
2019-06-03 07:34

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.       ...
2019-06-20 21:34

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The justices agreed to take the cases after lower courts determined the congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland were so politically tilted that they violated voters’ rights....
2019-06-27 19:00

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a...
2019-05-21 17:51

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
2019-06-18 23:17

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
2019-06-13 22:17

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
2019-06-08 04:34

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
2019-05-29 22:17

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be...
2019-07-01 17:34

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 00:51

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
2019-05-30 19:17

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
2019-05-26 17:17

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

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
2019-05-28 18:17

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreement could a no-deal Brexit be prevented....
2019-06-14 18:00

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United’s annual meeting with sharehold...
2019-05-23 03:17

US restores some aid but vows no more without migrant action WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But it says it won’t provide new assistance until t...
2019-06-17 22:17

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
2019-07-16 03:51

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
2019-06-15 08:51

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
2019-06-27 21:00

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria's constitutional council scrapped a presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political transition and risking more anger from protesters....
2019-06-02 21:34

Couture Council to honor Louboutin and his red-soled shoes NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Christian Louboutin and his famous towering, red-soled shoes are being awarded a prestigious fashion honor. The French designer will be the next honoree of the Couture Council of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technol...
2019-05-29 16:34

Paducah council amends anti-discrimination ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that adde...
2019-05-29 16:34

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
2019-06-20 20:00

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial t...
2019-07-11 04:17

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move int...
2019-05-30 14:34

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
2019-06-11 18:51

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
2019-05-30 23:00

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
2019-06-11 04:34

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
2019-07-12 17:34

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
2019-05-28 03:51

Homeopathy Central Council Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill, which seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Homeopathy Central Council from the existing period of one year to two years, was introduced in the Lok Sabha today....
2019-06-21 15:17

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
2019-06-11 21:17

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
2019-06-11 18:34

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal gov...
2019-05-29 06:17

El Salvador’s new president vows reparations for massacre SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s newly inaugurated president has promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the co...
2019-06-19 04:51

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
2019-07-01 05:17

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

Semenya vows no world championships if she can't run 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya said on Sunday she would not defend her world title in Doha next September if she could not run in the 800 meters because of new testosterone regulations imposed by the sport's governing body....
2019-07-01 13:51

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
2019-07-16 17:51

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
2019-06-02 00:00

El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war....
2019-06-19 07:00

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
2019-06-17 20:17

‘This place has enough creepy old men’: GOP vows to crush Roy Moore Republicans are promising to do everything they can to obliterate Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate primary.A push is underway to get President Donald Trump involved in derailing Moore. Republicans are actively moving to recruit Jeff Sessions to run fo...
2019-06-21 03:51

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned earlier today when discussing the hit his company ...
2019-06-17 13:00

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

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby Diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro ...
2019-06-28 04:51

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provid...
2019-06-19 02:51

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports , the ordinance that passed in January 2018 added protections for residents who encounter...
2019-05-24 17:00

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
2019-06-13 02:51

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his w...
2019-05-21 17:51

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against restaurant industry folks Tuesday in a battle over whether the city should ban the goose-and-duck-liver d...
2019-06-18 00:51

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Round...
2019-07-04 17:34

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
2019-05-30 22:17

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have c...
2019-07-12 04:01

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whet...
2019-05-31 00:17

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which ...
2019-07-12 07:00

Sudan military council head says it's ready to negotiate with opposition The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country's transition toward democracy, after talks collapsed following the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in....
2019-06-19 18:51

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic congestion, electric scooters are being used in cities across the country, but cities like Nashville a...
2019-06-07 01:51

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
2019-07-15 04:00

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learne...
2019-06-10 04:34

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs....
2019-07-06 01:34

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
2019-06-14 22:17

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-ton vehicles have long been a favorite of legislators on Capitol Hill....
2019-07-04 06:51

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas” and “people out for their own gains” prompted him to resign from the ATP Player Council. Murray was ...
2019-07-06 01:34

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marric...
2019-06-06 07:34

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
2019-07-06 04:17

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised i...
2019-07-10 12:51

Eoin Morgan vows England will keep up their aggressive approach • Win over New Zealand seals first World Cup semi-final since 1992• ‘It’s awesome. We must stick to our mantra and not be cagey’Eoin Morgan promised England will stick to their typically aggressive approach after the “awesome” feeling of booking a fi...
2019-07-04 01:34

| Messi vows to play on after latest Argentina heartache Lionel Messi vowed to extend his international career after yet another bid to win a major title with Argentina ended in failure at the Copa America on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 10:00

“So ugly he’s cute” – Maine pup vows for “ugliest dog” crown (WCSH/NBC News) Tostito may be the ugliest dog you’ve ever seen. His owner is certainly hoping so. Molly Horgan is set to travel from her Falmouth, Maine home to California later this month to enter Tostito in the World’s Ugliest Dog Cont...
2019-06-17 22:51

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms, despite warnings that delaying membership talks with Albania and Macedonia could undermine stability...
2019-07-01 17:34

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed Sunday to overhaul the MTA board following revelations that time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. “I think it is clear that the MTA has been a management failure and the people of New York h...
2019-06-09 20:51

Elliott vows to avoid trouble after meeting with Goodell Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell       ...
2019-07-03 06:01

El Salvador's police vows to step up fight against gangs El Salvador's police force vowed on Wednesday that it would do more to fight organized crime in the violent Central American country, which tens of thousands have fled, amid increased pressure from the United States to stop migration north....
2019-06-13 07:51

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain...
2019-05-24 21:00

Trump vows biggest ever fireworks, tanks on July 4 Donald Trump is promising tanks, along with an incredible flyovers and the "biggest ever Fireworks," for this year's Fourth of July celebrations. But the DC's says "Tanks, but no tanks" complaining that Trump is politicizing the celebration...
2019-07-03 14:17

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 06:34

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-27 23:51

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
2019-05-31 07:51

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is very dangerous not only because it takes over cont...
2019-05-27 17:17

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in th...
2019-06-15 14:34

How to make your wedding vows 'Grey's Anatomy'-good To help get myself into bride mode after my engagement a few months ago, I rewatched all of my favorite TV wedding episodes -- from "Grey's Anatomy" and "ER" to "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation."...
2019-05-21 21:00

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
2019-07-11 00:01

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
2019-06-05 00:01

Ben & Jerry's vows to debut CBD-infused ice cream 'as soon as it's legalized' It what won't likely come as a shock to anyone even passingly familiar with Ben & Jerry’s, the company has come out in favor of legalizing the use of CBD....
2019-05-31 15:34

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic....
2019-06-15 15:17

| Zambia president vows to wind up copper giant KCM Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment....
2019-06-04 19:17

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
2019-06-14 17:51

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation....
2019-05-25 08:34

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was working towards an agreement, Al Hadath TV reported on Tuesday, citing the council's spokesman....
2019-05-28 23:17

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemeter...
2019-05-31 00:51

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
2019-07-05 06:34

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
2019-06-04 19:17

PM Meets Council Of Ministers Ahead Of NDA Dinner Hosted By Amit Shah Two days to go for the counting of votes, BJP chief Amit Shah is touching base with the leaders of the National Democratic Alliance, with a special dinner this evening....
2019-05-21 16:17

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
2019-06-28 07:00

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
2019-06-06 05:00

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
2019-06-06 14:17

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
2019-05-23 05:17

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
2019-07-12 07:51

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across Eas...
2019-06-12 05:51

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
2019-07-12 06:34

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been a...
2019-07-12 06:17

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
2019-06-21 04:17

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
2019-06-23 22:51

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwo...
2019-06-14 00:51

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:17

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
2019-07-16 23:51

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
2019-06-29 02:51

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
2019-06-03 23:17

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 04:17

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against a recent vote....
2019-06-22 02:00

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is ...
2019-06-15 23:51

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

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
2019-06-17 19:51

Favorite son McIlroy vows to stay focused at British Open Rory McIlroy knows he will be the center of attention at next month's British Open, but is confident he can maintain his focus and perform at his best as the championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951....
2019-06-21 06:34

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, def...
2019-05-21 17:17

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
2019-06-17 16:00

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on ...
2019-05-31 04:17

A Battered but Unbowed Justin Trudeau Vows to Stay the Course in Canada His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident....
2019-05-21 20:34

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister....
2019-07-11 23:34

Trump Vows to Move Forward With Citizenship Question on Census The president contradicted statements by his Justice and Commerce Departments that census forms were being printed without the question and they would heed a court ruling....
2019-07-03 19:17

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season: "Oh, we'd fill it,"...
2019-05-29 03:51

Trump vows to appeal U.S. judge's ruling on financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he disagreed with a federal judge who ruled against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records and told reporters he would appeal the decision....
2019-05-21 16:51

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising ...
2019-06-14 17:51

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy France's prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemployment benefits, the pension system and tax cuts for middle-class workers....
2019-06-12 20:17

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters....
2019-06-12 11:17

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in t...
2019-05-29 19:51

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
2019-06-12 07:34

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
2019-06-18 03:34

Megan Rapinoe 'not sure she's qualified for office' but vows to fight for equal pay Soccer star has said she would not go to White House if invitedOpinion: Rapinoe ‘egotism’ is the perfect antidote to TrumpThe World Cup-winning football star Megan Rapinoe does not think she is qualified for public office, as some have suggested sinc...
2019-07-15 03:51

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn woman on Monday became the 15th to die on city streets this year. “We absolutely have an emergenc...
2019-07-02 11:17

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
2019-05-21 15:34

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead in polls....
2019-06-10 02:00

Sophia Weaver dies, mom vows to advocate for other disabled children Sophia Weaver, a North Carolina girl whose restrictive disabilities made her a rallying point for activists, passed away at 10 years old on Thursday, after two months in hospice care. “Our #SweetSophia left this earth last night,” Sophia&...
2019-05-24 21:51

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
2019-06-08 05:51

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
2019-06-27 19:17

Ex-UK PM Major vows to block suspension of parliament for Brexit in court Former British prime minister John Major said on Wednesday he was ready to go to court to block a new leader from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-10 11:17

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
2019-07-08 05:17

Xi Jinping Visits 'Best Friend' Vladimir Putin, Vows New Era Of Ties Chinese President Xi Jinping began a three-day visit to "best friend" Vladimir Putin on Wednesday with a touch of panda diplomacy and a raft of new Russian-Chinese business contracts....
2019-06-05 20:51

Former UK PM Major vows legal action to block suspension of parliament Former British Prime Minister John Major would be willing to go to court to block a new leader from delivering a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, saying he would act to prevent the queen from being dragged into a constitutional crisis....
2019-07-10 10:34

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
2019-06-01 00:51

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters...
2019-06-02 07:00

New Delhi vows free transport for women in bid to improve safety NEW DELHI – India’s capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women’s safety in one of the world’s largest metropolitan areas blighted by gen...
2019-06-04 02:34

Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records Peru's president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance toward Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to flee their crisis-stricken homeland in mass....
2019-06-07 10:00

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its territory....
2019-06-03 06:51

Sri Lanka President Vows To Block Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has told his cabinet that he will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses leading to the Easter suicide bombings, official sources said Saturday....
2019-06-08 10:34

Apple reportedly vows improvements to News+ after lackluster start Apple's News+ service might be in line for a shakeup not long after its debut. Business Insider sources claim that publishers' revenue from News+ is well below what Apple was projecting (ten times what Texture was generating), and that it&...
2019-06-30 04:51

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
2019-05-25 15:34

France: Macron vows to protect women from abusive partners French President Emmanuel Macron is promising new protection for women abused by their husbands or boyfriends, amid growing concern about women killed by abusive partners...
2019-07-07 12:51

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
2019-06-24 02:17

"Even If I Have To...": Smriti Irani Vows Justice For Killed Amethi Aide BJP leader Smriti Irani on Sunday attended the funeral of her aide, a former village head and party worker who was shot dead in Amethi, and said she will "move the Supreme Court to seek death......
2019-05-27 08:51

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-t...
2019-05-25 15:34

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
2019-05-30 08:00

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The...
2019-06-19 06:51

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
2019-06-13 21:00

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professional...
2019-07-02 22:00

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
2019-06-28 20:00

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exo...
2019-07-03 18:51

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
2019-05-24 03:51

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. The post Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected ...
2019-06-02 14:51

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender status — following a Post report showing cops ignored a judge’s order to make him check in with thei...
2019-07-12 07:00

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampires Tilda Swinton, Evan Rachel Wood, Wesley Snipes, ...
2019-05-31 02:17

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
2019-07-10 20:00

Ryuk, Ryuk, Ryuk: Georgia’s courts hit by ransomware Enlarge / Court systems in Georgia are down due to a ransomware attack. Surprise. (credit: Rivers Langley / SaveRivers / Wikimedia) Georgia's Judicial Council and Administrative Office of the Courts is the victim of the latest ransomware attack aga...
2019-07-02 03:00

LaVar Ball vows Lakers will 'never win another championship' after team reportedly trades his son LaVar Ball condemned the Los Angeles Lakers after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in a package that included his son, Lonzo....
2019-06-17 17:17

Trump vows the US will cure cancer, eradicate AIDS at reelection rally President Trump vowed to push America into new “medical frontiers” at a campaign rally on Tuesday evening, saying the US will eradicate AIDS and cure cancer. Trump made the proclamation at his 2020 reelection campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida. “We...
2019-06-19 06:51

Trump vows 'phenomenal' post-Brexit trade deal during UK visit Both President Trump and Prime Minister May said they are committed to securing a strong trade deal after Brexit. Mass protests against the president's visit also took place, though Trump dismissed them as "very small."...
2019-06-05 04:17

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
2019-07-03 08:00

New state GOP leader vows to defeat Cuomo in 2022 governor’s race Nick Langworthy vows to “rebuild, retool and revitalize” New York’s sagging GOP party while making it his “mission” to defeat Cuomo, who has said he would run for a fourth term....
2019-07-03 04:17

Kamala Harris vows pharmaceutical 'price gouging' investigations if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris vowed to investigate "price gouging" by pharmaceutical companies as president if Congress refused to pass laws lowering drug prices....
2019-07-16 19:51

Bernie Sanders vows he would call Trump a 'racist' right to his face in a debate Sen. Bernie Sanders declared after Thursday night's debate that he would call President Trump a "racist" right to his face if the two ever meet in a debate. ...
2019-06-28 19:17

Megan Rapinoe quotes Serena Williams, vows to fight until ‘the day I’m in my grave’ About a visit to the White House, the soccer star said, "I’ll never close any door all the way, but I think it would take more than Trump is willing to do.”...
2019-07-15 01:34

Hundreds of same-sex couples exchange vows as Taiwan recognizes same-sex marriage for the first time The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
2019-05-24 21:00

Woman loses custody battle for ex’s dog, still vows to ‘bring Honey home’ There’s nothing sweet about this battle over Honey. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court denied an attempt Tuesday by Jessica Sardina, of Bangor, to gain custody of her ex-boyfriend’s pooch, affirming the decision of a district court judge, t...
2019-05-29 21:34

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
2019-07-16 02:17

Taiwan holds military drills, vows to defend against Chinese aggression Taiwan's air, sea and land forces conducted a drill to repel an invading force on Thursday, as its defense minister pledged to defend the self-ruled island against China's rising military threat....
2019-05-30 10:00

Iggy Azalea vows charges against leaker of topless photos: reports Iggy Azalea, the Australian rapper, said in a statement Monday that she intends to press charges after topless photos from a 2016 GQ Australia photo shoot leaked online...
2019-05-28 10:51

Airbus Vows to Fight Boeing for a Massive Jet Order That Could Mark the 737 Max’s Turnaround Airbus vowed to contend for a mammoth narrow-body order that its chief rival Boeing announced in stunning fashion at the Paris Air Show. Speaking at a final press conference from Le Bourget airfield outside of Paris on Thursday, Airbus sales chief Ch...
2019-06-20 17:51

National Trust vows to offload all investments in fossil fuel industry The National Trust is to sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, saying oil and gas companies had not done enough in the shift to a low-carbon economy....
2019-07-04 20:17

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to m...
2019-07-12 04:34

Jennifer Dulos’ family vows to bring missing Connecticut mom home The family of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos says her five kids miss her “terribly” — and they’re vowing to bring her “home safely” after she vanished last week amid a bitter custody battle. Dulos, 51, was ...
2019-05-31 00:51

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare individual mandate if elected 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden vowed to bring back the individual mandate for uninsured Americans as part of his healthcare initiative in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The mandate, which forced Americans to pay a tax penalty...
2019-07-05 15:00

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Department guidelines and allow for the indictment of a sitting president on criminal charges....
2019-05-31 18:51

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after the celebrity chef's restaurant chain went into ad...
2019-05-21 21:34

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking to a crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party ...
2019-06-23 04:01

Europe says SpaceX “dominating” launch, vows to develop Falcon 9-like rocket The first concept proposed by RETALT is a Falcon 9 clone. [credit: RETALT ] This month, the European Commission revealed a new three-year pr...
2019-06-27 20:17

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
2019-05-28 15:17

Pete Buttigieg vows to expand government healthcare to illegal immigrants COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he believes people living in the U.S. illegally should be allowed to obtain government healthcare....
2019-06-22 20:17

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-13 02:51

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “...
2019-06-13 02:51

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
2019-06-12 23:17

U.S. presidential hopeful Booker vows to 'virtually eliminate immigrant detention' Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and sharply limiting the time unaccompanied children...
2019-07-02 19:00

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipme...
2019-07-12 20:17

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
2019-07-17 00:34

Cory Booker vows to pursue clemency for nonviolent drug offenders WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says if he’s elected, he plans to use the powers of the office to pursue clemency for what his campaign estimates is more than 17,000 prisoners incarcerated for nonviolent drug crimes. ...
2019-06-20 14:34

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 74 kilometres in New Mexico and another covering 8 kilometres in Yuma, Arizona....
2019-05-26 00:17

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
2019-06-14 02:51

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen ...
2019-05-31 07:00

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare Essence, and later acts like E.U., Backyard Band,...
2019-06-07 10:34

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
2019-07-11 21:34

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
2019-05-23 02:17

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
2019-07-10 20:00

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
2019-05-22 04:34

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

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
2019-05-24 06:34

NSW deputy premier vows to open up Murray Valley national park to logging John Barilaro wants to remove protection by either de-gazetting the entire park or reducing its sizeThe NSW deputy premier has vowed to introduce legislation to open up a national park in the state’s Riverina region to logging.John Barilaro wants to ...
2019-07-10 21:34

India's Modi visits bombed Sri Lanka church, vows support after attacks Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday honored those killed by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, vowing support for the island nation as Delhi seeks to counter the rise of China in the region....
2019-06-09 17:00

Ruiz Jnr vows to lose weight ahead of Joshua rematch but expects same result Andy Ruiz Jnr promises to be even better when the time comes to rematch Anthony Joshua in defence of his WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles The post Ruiz Jnr vows to lose weight ahead of Joshua rematch but expects same result appeared first on...
2019-06-23 17:51

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
2019-07-15 23:34

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vows Arsenal will win the Europa League for Henrikh Mkhitaryan Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal will win the Europa League for Henrikh Mkhitaryan after he decided against playing in the Final on safety grounds....
2019-05-22 12:51

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a milli...
2019-06-10 07:00

Trump tells Iran 'be careful' after Tehran vows to boost uranium enrichment U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran "better be careful," hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-07-08 01:17

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare's individual mandate penalty for not having insurance "Yes, I'd bring back the individual mandate," says the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, arguing it would be popular now, "compared to what's being offered."...
2019-07-05 16:51

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-13 01:17

China vows to play bigger role as US-North Korea talks stall With talks between the US and North Korea going nowhere fast, the reclusive regime’s Asian neighbors are stepping up efforts to improve relations and encourage Kin Jong-un to shelve his nuclear weapons. Chinese President Xi Jinping — on the eve of hi...
2019-06-19 19:00

Oakland Raiders' Jalen Richard vows to keep children unvaccinated, cites his own 'research' Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard opened up a conversation about vaccines on social media Wednesday after he vowed he would not get his children vaccinated....
2019-07-11 18:17

Trump vows appeal after U.S. federal judge blocks use of some border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
2019-06-29 19:00

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week that killed at least 43 of them....
2019-06-29 18:51

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election....
2019-05-24 20:51

Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases....
2019-05-31 10:00

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a proposed extradition law despite a huge protest march against the legislation on Su...
2019-06-10 22:34

Trump vows rapid increase in tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends President Donald Trump, incensed by a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting higher until the flow of people ceases....
2019-05-31 05:17

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

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
2019-06-06 20:51

Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend...
2019-07-03 04:34

John Bercow Vows to Stay as Speaker, Asserting Parliament’s Brexit Role The possibility that Britain’s next prime minister might lead the country out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal sets up a constitutional confrontation....
2019-05-29 15:00

Trump vows to leave ‘strong intelligence’ in Afghanistan amid troop withdrawal President Trump has vowed to leave “strong intelligence” in Afghanistan as he oversees US troop withdrawal from the country after 18 years of a military presence there. Trump made the statement in a pre-recorded interview with Fox News host Tucker Ca...
2019-07-02 09:34

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
2019-07-16 23:51

Xbox Games Pass won't 'get complacent’ Microsoft vows, as next-gen Scarlett plans loom Microsoft has started the next generation preparation already, and it knows it can't rest on its laurels at Stadia and PS5 offer a brand new challenge....
2019-06-16 08:51

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination aga...
2019-07-13 02:01

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest del...
2019-06-13 09:51

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-07 12:17

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
2019-07-05 10:34

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
2019-06-12 17:00

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
2019-05-21 17:00

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monday....
2019-06-17 23:34

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down....
2019-06-17 06:51

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
2019-07-03 06:34

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
2019-06-13 11:00

J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based products....
2019-05-31 21:34

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....
2019-06-17 06:51

John Daly vows to play through pain after British Open golf cart denial ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Organizers of the British Open have refused a request by former champion John Daly to use a golf cart at the championship in Royal Portrush this month. Daly had applied to use a cart because of his arthritic right knee. The R&...
2019-07-07 04:17

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:17

Scheer vows internal free-trade deal as part of vision for stronger federation During a speech in Edmonton Tuesday, Andrew Scheer said he'll convene a first-ministers' meeting devoted to knocking down barriers to trade among Canada's provinces if the Conservatives win the federal election....
2019-06-05 02:34

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years...
2019-06-10 14:34

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
2019-07-04 07:17

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's effort...
2019-05-22 15:34

Daniel Bachmann vows to battle for no.1 spot at Watford next season - even if Heurelho Gomes signs new deal Daniel Bachmann has told Watford he is ready to fight for his place in the first-team squad as contract talks with fellow goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes continue....
2019-06-11 01:17

Jurgen Klopp vows more Liverpool success as faith in James Milner and Jordan Henderson vindicated Manager Jurgen Klopp believes winning his first trophy with Liverpool is only the beginning and the squad he has assembled has its best years still to come....
2019-06-02 12:17

Dems run left on immigration: Debate features vows of health care for undocumented, deportation curbs Democratic presidential hopefuls went all-in Thursday on controversial immigration proposals that mark a shift further left for the party -- promising health care for illegal immigrants, no deportations for those whose only offense is being undocumen...
2019-06-28 19:17

Anthony Joshua denies suffering panic attack and vows to continue working with trainer Rob McCracken Anthony Joshua says he will continue to work with trainer Rob McCracken following his shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr, also dismissing claims he suffered a panic attack in the build-up to his shock defeat in New York....
2019-06-05 15:51

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
2019-06-04 15:34

Dominican tourism official vows 'disciplinary action' if U.S. tourist death probe finds negligence The Dominican Republic's tourism minister said on Friday that if the investigation into the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists finds wrongdoing or negligence, those responsible will face "disciplinary measures to fit their actions."...
2019-06-22 02:34

Antoine Griezmann vows to win over Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez with assists after €120m move Antoine Griezmann admits he is relieved to have finally signed for Barcelona and the French forward says he will win over Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez with assists if there is any animosity over his change of heart last summer....
2019-07-15 10:17

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Chief Executive Leader Carrie Lam....
2019-06-17 06:51

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legi...
2019-07-09 07:17

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
2019-06-13 01:17

Gareth Southgate vows to support John Stones after Netherlands blunder and says England won't change style Gareth Southgate vowed to support John Stones after his calamitous defensive error sparked England's collapse in the Uefa Nations League semi-final defeat to the Netherlands....
2019-06-07 10:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human...
2019-06-28 01:51

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes started in Lambeth....
2019-06-05 19:17

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
2019-06-09 10:17

We Were Paid Way Too Much Money By The National Bread Council To Post These 5 Pics Of Rye Bread When the National Rye Bread Council approached us about working on a sponsored post, we figured they’d give us $10,000, tops. Instead they offered $11 million, no questions asked, and told us they didn’t want us to post anything other than these five...
2019-06-21 22:17

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

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
2019-06-02 18:17

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
2019-07-12 02:51

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
2019-06-11 01:34

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-18 19:00

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
2019-06-28 03:51

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiased options education, are working together to educa...
2019-05-21 18:00

Boeing CEO calls handling of 737 Max crashes a 'mistake,' vows improvements Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg calls his company's handling of two software-related crashes of the 737 Max aircraft a 'mistake.'        ...
2019-06-17 06:00

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Iran is still "on the table."    ...
2019-06-22 23:34

Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian's New Promo Vows to Redefine Revenge in Season 3 Mark your calendars! As of today, we are officially 1 month away from the Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian season 3 premiere (Sunday, July 7 at 9 p.m.) And, after taking a look at the......
2019-06-07 20:34

Amy Schumer vows to wear 'hospital underwear for life' following the birth of son Gene Amy Schumer shared pictures of her comfy post-pregnancy attire while spending a day with son Gene, her first child with husband Chris Fischer.        ...
2019-06-10 04:17

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
2019-06-17 22:34

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese com...
2019-05-28 16:51

Boris Johnson vows to make Britain 'greatest place on Earth' if he wins battle for Number 10 Boris Johnson has vowed to make Britain the "greatest place on Earth" if he gains the keys to Number 10 as he said he will united the country by delivering Brexit....
2019-07-05 05:34

Gordon Ramsay's garden sheds on hold: Wandsworth council chiefs block plans for luxury guest cabins in celebrity chef's back garden The celebrity chef and wife Tana wanted to splash out £80,000 on a pair of luxury sheds, but the council has informed them that their plans are not acceptable without a tree survey....
2019-06-19 07:17

Why IoT security should be top of your list What are some of the most pressing threats businesses are facing today?The biggest cybersecurity threats facing businesses today are phishing and business email compromise attacks, while ransomware continues to remain a concern.Conventional awareness...
2019-05-31 04:51

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
2019-06-14 03:17

Car security: how to keep your car and driveway protected Tips & advice 26 Jun, 2019 From simple to hi-tech, we look at some of the best ways to help prevent you from having your car or its contents stolen...
2019-06-27 21:17

What happens when Social Security goes broke? Even though Americans fear Social Security won't be around in the future, isn't going to go belly-up and suddenly stop paying out benefits.        ...
2019-05-30 16:51

King for a Day upsets Maximum Security Weenedin action failed to answer the question of who's the best 3-year-old in American racing as Maximum Security couldn't hold the lead in the Pegasus Stakes....
2019-06-17 06:51

UK consumers are still worried about biometric security Despite the fact that more businesses are using biometrics as a means of authentication, over half of consumers (56%) are worried that the shift to biometrics to authenticate online payments will lead to an increase in the amount of identity fraud.Th...
2019-06-03 19:51

IoT devices becoming an increasing security risk The rise in IoT devices may be leading to better connectivty and a boost in your Netflix consumption, but could also be putting your home at risk of cyberattack, new research has claimed.A report from security firm Avast and Stanford University has f...
2019-06-19 13:00

Update Your Firefox Browser Right Now to Fix a Serious Security Bug On the heels of the Firefox 67.0 release, Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 67.0.3, which fixes a major security bug. According to the Mozilla Security board, hackers have reportedly been using the bug to take over PCs running unpatched versions of Fire...
2019-06-19 00:34

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government should do....
2019-07-08 20:34

Best home security systems of 2019 The one crime statistic that is falling across the US year-on-year is burglary, and that's because homeowners are turning to home-based security systems that can help prevent crime. It's not just about trying to deter opportunists, but also...
2019-06-22 20:51

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security software  The closed Apple ecosystem reduces th...
2019-06-27 21:51

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiv...
2019-05-24 13:34

Security teams are drowning in data IT security teams have more information at their disposal than ever before. However, the sheer amount of data is not helping to solve problems.So how can you avoid this problem and keep your teams focused on the biggest priorities? The answers lie in...
2019-06-07 11:51

NordVPN ups security with new encryption tool NordVPN is known for providing VPN services to users around the world and now the company is expanding its offerings with the announcement of a new tool for securing files stored locally or in the cloud.The company's new cybersecurity tool calle...
2019-05-31 04:51

The Latest: SKorea says it’s discussing 5G security with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. South Korea says it’s discussing security issues regarding its 5G, or fifth generation, cellphone networks with the United States following a re...
2019-05-24 14:51

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measur...
2019-05-22 23:00

Netflix vows to go 'smoke-free' in shows like 'Stranger Things' aimed at kids and teens Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
2019-07-08 20:34

Blink vs Arlo: which home security system is best for you? Blink or Arlo? That's a question many will be asking, especially as Amazon Prime Day approaches, so we've created this guide to help you decided which is right for you.Blink - a home security brand owned by Amazon - offers affordable, easy-...
2019-06-09 15:00

Turns out it's not baby boomers who have taken the most from Social Security New research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College finds that it was the earliest beneficiaries who received more money than they paid in to Social Security....
2019-06-10 22:51

On election security, these members bring a fresh(man) take WASHINGTON (AP) — For eight weeks, a group of freshman members of Congress have been quietly meeting to tackle a problem they feel their more senior colleagues haven’t done enough to address: election security. The six Democrats and one Republi...
2019-06-28 18:51

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by ...
2019-07-08 19:34

Bought a used Nest security cam? The previous owner can spy on you If you are thinking about buying a used Nest cam, you may want to hold off on that purchase. According to a new report by the Wirecutter, some users who sold their Nest cam devices are able to access images from their old cameras even after performin...
2019-06-20 15:17

| After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan Mohamed Bahi's computer mouse on the screen jumped from one room to the other. It was one day until the start of Ramadan, and he was finalising the new security equipment at the Brooklyn mosque where he expected 200 to 300 attendees every night durin...
2019-05-25 08:34

Hackers are turning our AI security systems against us — but they can be stopped With the use of AI growing in almost all areas of business and industry, we have a new problem to worry about – the “hijacking” of artificial intelligence. Hackers use the same techniques and systems that help us, to compromise our data, our security...
2019-06-22 19:17

Lizzo says security 'slapped and manhandled' her team The music festival Summerfest is investigating after a performer, Lizzo, said a security guard "tackled and attacked" her team after a performance in Milwaukee on Thursday night....
2019-06-28 19:17

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent land reform....
2019-06-05 04:17

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial inte...
2019-07-10 02:51

Atlanta airport to expand security checkpoint ATLANTA (AP) — Airport officials say the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will expand a security checkpoint to help alleviate long lines. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that officials expect to open five addi...
2019-06-29 20:34

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
2019-07-11 14:17

Trend Micro: Prepare for the age of IIoT security With the world becoming more connected thanks to the rollout of the Internet of Things (IoT), the need to ensure the security of this new smart landscape is paramount.This is especially true in the rapidly-growing area of the Industrial IoT, or IIoT,...
2019-06-07 19:17

The Windows 10 security guide: How to safeguard your business How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There's no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here's what to watch out for....
2019-06-28 20:00

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report...
2019-05-22 02:00

3 things that'll cause your Social Security benefits to go down The average Social Security beneficiary today receives $17,532 a year Here are three things that will cause a reduction to your benefits.        ...
2019-06-04 05:00