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Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide

On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the new...

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide

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

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revelation—and right on time....
2019-06-14 18:17

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

Congressional group forms to combat youth vaping A bipartisan group of lawmakers launched a congressional group to combat the growing use of e-cigarettes by America's youth. (Sept. 19)        ...
2019-09-20 11:00

US Rep Grijalva accepting applications for Congressional Youth Advisory Council TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona’s third congressional district is accepting applications for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council, his office announced Wednesday. YAC offers young adults, between ages 15 and 20 who have an outstand...
2019-09-12 03:34

Hope Hicks to testify before House Judiciary Committee Hope Hicks, a former longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Wednesday.Hicks, who served as a top aide to Trump’s presidential ca...
2019-06-13 02:00

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting the stage for the panel to hold him in contempt. As ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
2019-06-13 17:17

House committee asks 8chan owner to testify over extremist content Politicians are still determined to investigate 8chan's role in fueling extremism even though the site is effectively out of commission. The House's Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have sent a lett...
2019-08-07 02:34

Watch Facebook's David Marcus testify before the House Financial Services Committee David Marcus, the head of Facebook's cryptocurrency project Libra, is set to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 19:17

"Won't Let Him Win": Jeffrey Epstein Survivors Testify After His Suicide A succession of women who say Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them voiced anger and defiance in a packed New York courtroom on Tuesday, expressing raw emotions during a dramatic hearing less than......
2019-08-27 21:00

Epstein accusers testify weeks after his pre-trial suicide Several of Epstein's accusers have spoken during a hearing in the late financier's sex-trafficking case in New York. Up to 30 people were expected to address the Manhattan court....
2019-08-27 23:00

'Eats away at my soul': Epstein accusers testify weeks after his suicide A succession of women who said Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them at a young age voiced anger and defiance in a packed New York courtroom on Tuesday, some lamenting that the financier's suicide deprived them of the opportunity to obtain justice....
2019-08-28 06:34

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
2019-05-22 05:34

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

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enough is known about firearm-related injuries and deaths to prevent them....
2019-08-02 03:17

Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why' Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", which depicts a youth suicide, following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 08:51

Youth offenders are now being screened for suicide risk at New York probation offices Probation officials hope addressing mental health issues in young offenders will help prevent future run-ins with the law.        ...
2019-08-13 04:51

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

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks...
2019-06-07 21:51

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financia...
2019-05-24 01:51

2 Senior Black Congressional Leaders Take the Safe Route and Back Biden for President Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and G.K. Butterfield (D.-N.C.), both former chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus, are throwing their political weight behind Joe Biden in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-09-20 12:00

‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate and why audiences will never be satisfied with endings....
2019-05-31 02:01

Jurgen Klopp to hand Liverpool FA Youth Cup youth stars pre-season opportunity Jurgen Klopp has revealed that FA Youth Cup-winning stars Bobby Duncan and Paul Glatzel have a big role to play during Liverpool's pre-season campaign....
2019-07-10 12:00

Passing The Torch: The Jim Henson Company Has Announced That Steph Curry Will Replace The Late George H.W. Bush As The Voice Of The Swedish Chef Get excited, Muppet fans, because a new era is dawning for one of the franchise’s most-beloved characters: The Jim Henson Company has announced that Steph Curry will replace the late George H.W. Bush as the voice of the Swedish Chef!...
2019-08-30 09:34

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
2019-08-23 09:00

NYPD detective found dead in apparent suicide day after deputy chief's suicide NEW YORK CITY – A detective with the Brooklyn South homicide squad died Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, sources told The New York Post. ...
2019-06-07 04:51

5 ways Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ honors (and even outshines) the Jim Henson original "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance," Netflix's prequel to Jim Henson's cult classic "Dark Crystal," honors the original with just enough nostalgia.        ...
2019-08-30 17:00

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
2019-06-07 10:34

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
2019-07-15 01:34

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
2019-08-20 06:34

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
2019-09-07 00:34

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
2019-09-09 04:34

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
2019-08-03 18:17

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
2019-08-10 19:34

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
2019-08-11 23:34

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
2019-07-12 03:17

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
2019-06-24 09:51

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-07-10 01:00

U.S. congressional panel to probe court secrecy A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hear testimony this month about a lack of transparency in the federal courts, with a focus on judges who routinely keep important evidence secret at the public's expense....
2019-09-09 23:34

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional approval, but added that all divestments, including of minority stakes, should be done through auction....
2019-06-06 21:17

Special election for NC's congressional seat After a ballot fraud scandal overturned the results of North Carolina’s race for the ninth congressional district, voters went to the polls Tuesday to fill the nation’s only open seat. (Sept. 10)        ...
2019-09-11 05:00

GOP buys JonOssoff.com as Dem star announces another congressional bid Before they announce that they're running for Congress, most candidates ensure they've locked up the rights to relevant Internet domain names well in advance....
2019-09-11 10:34

A Cool Story About How Pathetic Congressional Democrats Can Be Here is a fun anecdote from the Washington Post about House Ways and Means Committee chair Richard Neal, one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress....
2019-08-23 23:00

Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony may be delayed Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated testimony on Capitol Hill next week may be delayed by a week amid negotiations on the length of his hearings before two House panels, according to multiple reports. Sources briefed on the dis...
2019-07-12 18:51

A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager....
2019-08-01 01:17

Mueller Is Set to Testify Before the House Tomorrow. Here’s Everything to Know Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify Wednesday before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election that he helmed for nearly two years. In his highly...
2019-07-24 09:51

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
2019-05-21 14:51

Congressional antitrust panel to discuss Big Tech competition The Senate's antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants, such as Google or Amazon, seek to buy smaller rivals in order to head off competition....
2019-09-03 20:34

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
2019-06-22 19:17

Trump takes victory lap after GOP wins in NC congressional races President Trump took a victory lap on Wednesday, touting Republican wins in two congressional races in North Carolina by candidates the president stumped for earlier in the week. ​”Greg Murphy won big, 62% to 37%, in North Carolina 03, & the Fa...
2019-09-11 18:34

California Dem laments presence of 'God' in congressional oaths: 'It's just preposterous' A congressional Democrat on Sunday said it was "preposterous" that witnesses are still instructed to say "so help me God" in their oaths before testifying before Congress -- after his Democratic-led committee attempted to remove the God reference fro...
2019-09-03 23:34

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020 President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for Trump's re-election bid and lawmakers campaigns in 2020....
2019-08-30 05:00

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

Tulsi Gabbard has raised no money for congressional campaign Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has gone all in on the White House. The Hawaii congresswoman has raised money exclusively for her 2020 presidential bid and has neglected her congressional campaign account to reveal a negative contribution balance. The most recent...
2019-07-19 23:51

Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders President Trump and congressional leadership have reached a deal on a new federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling, it was announced Monday night. “I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, S...
2019-07-23 01:51

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
2019-06-20 14:34

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week in pushing the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The second-highest ranking House Democrat is taking fire from across the caucus after trying to ...
2019-06-12 01:17

How a congressional trip highlighted migrants' detention misery Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their...
2019-07-03 01:00

Congressional staff members visiting Fort Knox FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Congressional staff members for lawmakers from across the country are touring the Fort Knox Army post in Kentucky this week. Fort Knox officials say the visits are meant to give the staff members a better understanding of Army a...
2019-05-29 11:00

Epstein accusers: Empowering, upsetting to testify More than a dozen women spoke out in a courtroom Tuesday about the sexual abuse they say they've suffered at the hands of Jeffrey Epstein. The emotional testimony came weeks after the 66-year-old killed himself in a New York jail cell. (Aug. 27)...
2019-08-28 02:34

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager....
2019-08-01 13:51

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

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

Former Trump campaign chief to testify publicly President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is expected to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday in what will be the panel's first high-profile impeachment hearing since former special counsel Robert Mueller testi...
2019-09-17 19:00

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
2019-05-21 20:34

Schiff: ‘Time is running out’ for Mueller to testify House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said the clock is ticking for Robert Mueller to publicly testify about his investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election. “Time is running out,” Schiff said Tuesday on CNN’s “New Day.” “With some...
2019-06-18 15:17

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 17:17

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

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:34

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional Democrats at a planned July 17 hearing....
2019-07-09 04:34

Neymar to testify about posting accuser's photos Rio de Janeiro police said Thursday that soccer star Neymar was expected to testify soon in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
2019-06-06 23:51

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-10 22:34

Amazon’s strategy to win over congressional critics: Tours of its giant warehouses Amazon woos members of Congress to its warehouses even as President Trump and his would-be democrat rivals rip the retailer for its treatment of the people who work there....
2019-08-21 20:00

Catalina Lauf takes aim at AOC with 'Latina by heart, American first' congressional run Catalina Lauf, a 26-year-old former Trump administrator adviser and Latina running for Congress in Illinois, doesn't bill herself as the Republican counterweight to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-08-27 14:34

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denied visa by Russian government for congressional trip Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday the Russian government has denied his request for a visa to visit the country as part of an upcoming bipartisan congressional delegation trip, as he ripped into Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-08-27 08:34

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
2019-07-23 05:00

Sen. Ron Johnson says he was denied visa for congressional delegation visit to Russia The Wisconsin Republican called the denial a “petty affront” and chided President Vladimir Putin for having chosen a path for Russia that is “a tragedy of historic proportions.”...
2019-08-27 02:34

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy ​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 9/11 style commission. “Whatever ​C​ongress want...
2019-07-22 06:17

White House and congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and non-defense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources cl...
2019-07-22 17:51

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia had denied him a visa request....
2019-08-27 18:34

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. The m...
2019-08-07 01:00

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

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
2019-07-03 04:17

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

Ta-Nehisi Coates set to revisit case for reparations in congressional hearing Five years after the writer’s essay was published, he will speak on the idea of financial recompense for the descendants of slavesWhen Ta-Nehisi Coates’s watershed essay The Case for Reparations was published in June 2014, the idea of financial recom...
2019-06-19 09:51

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
2019-07-24 15:34

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

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
2019-06-22 05:17

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement...
2019-06-04 09:34

Mnuchin hopes for congressional support for U.S. housing reforms within six months U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump government would take administrative measures to overhaul mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if it failed to secure congressional support for its plan within six months....
2019-09-09 16:34

Kellyanne Conway says ignoring congressional subpoena is ‘taking one for the team’ White House counselor will not honor a House Oversight Committee subpoena by the July 25 deadline, which means she could be held in contempt of Congress....
2019-07-16 22:00

Lewandowski ‘excited’ about defending Trump in congressional hearing Tuesday The president’s former campaign manager will be questioned by House Democrats about an episode of possible obstruction detailed in the report of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
2019-09-17 18:34

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
2019-07-15 22:51

Special Counsel Mueller’s Congressional Testimony Delayed Until July 24 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him. Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 before two house committee...
2019-07-14 03:17

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
2019-05-26 02:00

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
2019-08-14 00:51

Google, Facebook, Amazon to Testify in US Against French Digital Tax Google, Facebook, and Amazon.com are among the companies that will testify Monday at a US government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
2019-08-14 23:17

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

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
2019-05-21 15:34

A$AP Rocky poised to testify in second day of Sweden assault trial American rapper A$AP Rocky is set to testify on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight.        ...
2019-08-01 19:17

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
2019-05-21 16:51

Rapper A$AP Rocky to testify in Sweden assault trial Musician to give testimony in case that prompted feud between Donald Trump and SwedenThe US rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday, on the second day of an assault trial that has sparked international attention...
2019-08-01 11:01

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer decided Tuesday that five doctors w...
2019-06-05 19:34

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

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
2019-05-25 16:51

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
2019-09-07 20:00

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
2019-08-13 04:17

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
2019-07-25 04:01

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it doesn’t matter, they’re only really used for speculation. These are the findings of the Congressiona...
2019-05-29 13:51

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
2019-06-20 22:34

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
2019-07-23 02:17

Trump and congressional leaders announce critical debt and budget deal The two-year, $1.37tn agreement would avoid the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal defaultDonald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday that they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to a...
2019-07-23 07:00

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children...
2019-09-18 16:00

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks arrives for closed congressional testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to face questions in Congress about six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 presidential campaign and wh...
2019-06-19 16:51

Trump to trigger process to accelerate congressional vote on N.A. trade pact The White House plans to trigger a process that would allow President Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step....
2019-05-31 00:34

Eric Swalwell ends U.S. presidential bid, will seek reelection for Congressional seat Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid....
2019-07-09 02:51

AOC endorses progressive challenger to moderate incumbent in Illinois congressional race Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., threw her weight behind a progressive congressional candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., an eight-term incumbent and perceived moderate....
2019-09-17 20:00

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a ...
2019-07-09 02:51

Former Bush economist Phillip Swagel to lead Congressional Budget Office Former Treasury official Phillip Swagel will serve as the new director of the Congressional Budget Office, the nonpartisan office that provides budgetary and economic expertise to Congress....
2019-05-21 16:17

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
2019-05-21 17:00

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
2019-07-09 02:51

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But w...
2019-05-22 16:17

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
2019-07-03 04:34

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
2019-06-12 12:17

8chan Owner Called to Testify Before Congress After El Paso Shooting Congress Tuesday called on the owner of online forum 8chan to testify after the infamous site was linked to a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed 22 people. The House Homeland Security Committee demanded site owner Jim Watkins explain how the...
2019-08-07 15:34

Felix Sater set to testify before House Intel panel on Friday Felix Sater, who served as the chief negotiator for the Trump Tower Moscow project, will testify on Capitol Hill later this week. The Russian-born businessman confirmed to POLITICO that he will appear behind closed doors before the House Intelligence...
2019-06-20 01:34

Trump Jr. to testify in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats believe the president’s oldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton....
2019-06-12 16:17

A$AP Rocky set to testify as Trump's hostage negotiator watches in court American rapper A$AP Rocky was brought to court in handcuffs for the second day of his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday, in a case being closely watched by Donald Trump and monitored from the courtroom by the President's special envoy for hostage ...
2019-08-01 14:17

Robert Mueller doesn’t want to testify, but will he succeed in heading off a subpoena? One thing Robert Mueller made perfectly clear when he delivered his first public statement in more than two years is that he has no desire for a repeat performance before Congress, but will he have a choice?...
2019-05-30 16:34

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

Trump associate Sater to testify before House panel Tuesday Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, said he would testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 03:51

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-29 13:34

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

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were summoned, risking a contempt vote, the company confirmed Monday....
2019-05-28 05:34

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski to testify at impeachment hearing Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, is due to testify in Congress on Tuesday despite a White House effort to prevent him from talking about Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into ...
2019-09-17 13:34

8chan owner Jim Watkins called to testify before Congress after shootings Online message board 8chan’s fortunes worsened on Tuesday, as the site was once again made homeless by a technical services provider and its owner was called to testify before the US Congress after 8chan was linked to the weekend mass shooting in El ...
2019-08-07 06:34

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

Mueller to testify at hearings with high stakes for Trump, Democrats Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election....
2019-07-24 11:51

Ex-Trump top aide Hope Hicks to testify before House panel Ex-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, has agreed to give a closed-door interview to the House Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday. Hicks last week agreed to supply ...
2019-06-13 01:17

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David Cicilline have confirmed that the committee is holding a hearing on July 16th where it will question....
2019-07-10 00:00

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency....
2019-08-17 03:00

Mark Levin: Republicans should 'force' Robert Mueller to testify After special counsel Robert Mueller's brief statement on Wednesday concluding the investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, 'Life, Liberty and Levin' host Mark Levin has argued that Mueller should be ordered to testify before the Senat...
2019-05-31 19:51

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was schedule...
2019-07-19 21:17

Alleged victims won’t testify at Proud Boys trial for UES brawl Manhattan jurors serving on the trial of a pair of Proud Boys charged for a brawl with violent anti-fascist protesters outside a Republican club will not hear from the alleged victims, prosecutors revealed Thursday. Assistant DA Joshua Steinglass sai...
2019-08-01 23:17

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Psychologists James Mitc...
2019-05-21 15:51

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
2019-07-09 22:00

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top lawmaker demands a September hearing....
2019-09-06 15:34

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
2019-06-03 23:51

US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad To Testify Over Taliban Peace Plan The US envoy who negotiated with the Taliban will testify behind closed doors to Congress on Thursday, 12 days after President Donald Trump abruptly ended talks with the Afghan militants....
2019-09-19 15:00

Sri Lanka Policeman Defies President To Testify At Attack Probe A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 258 people....
2019-06-18 19:17

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.53pm BST Senator Bernie Sanders will head to a Walmart shareholde...
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on R...
2019-06-12 09:17

Facebook to testify its cryptocurrency will not go ahead without full government approval Facebook executive David Marcus says he agrees with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell that the Libra digital currency needs a patient and thorough review process....
2019-07-15 21:01

Meet Catalina Lauf, the young Republican congressional hopeful billing herself as the anti-AOC A young Republican who fancies herself the anti-AOC is running for Congress — with her announcement video mounting a scathing critique of left-wing Democrats like members of “the Squad.” Catalina Lauf, 26, on Tuesday announced she is runn...
2019-08-22 23:34

Deutsche Bank says records sought in Trump congressional probe include tax returns Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank AG include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 02:00

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
2019-09-11 08:34

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
2019-08-12 09:51

Congressional investigators seeking Nellie Ohr’s opposition research records on Trump family Republican House investigators are working to obtain records from Russia probe figure Nellie Ohr containing opposition research on then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, his wife and children, two sources familiar with the matter tell Fox News....
2019-07-19 22:00

Exclusive: U.S. congressional probe finds possible lapses in Deutsche Bank controls - sources U.S. congressional investigators have identified possible failures in Deutsche Bank AG's money laundering controls in its dealings with Russian oligarchs, after the lender handed over a trove of transaction records, emails and other documents, three...
2019-09-07 07:34

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
2019-06-21 22:51

Texas Dem star Wendy Davis plots comeback, jumps into congressional race Wendy Davis – the pink sneaker-wearing Texas Democrat who rose to fame among liberals for her 13-hour filibuster of a state Senate abortion bill in 2013, and then lost a high-profile run for governor a year later – announced Monday she plans to run f...
2019-07-22 22:51

Republican pulls slightly ahead in North Carolina congressional election results U.S. Republican Dan Bishop pulled slightly ahead of Democrat Dan McCready as results rolled in from a special congressional election in North Carolina, with both parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party could keep its...
2019-09-11 05:34

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
2019-09-11 05:34

AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting...
2019-09-11 07:00

Candace Owens clashes with fellow witness at congressional hearing on white supremacy "You just tried to do live what the media does all the time to Republicans, to our president and to conservatives, which is try to manipulate what I said," Owens told the professor who criticized her....
2019-09-21 04:34

Trump associate Sater to testify before House panel Tuesday: Politico Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, the news outlet Politico reported on Monday....
2019-07-09 02:51

Devin Nunes: 'A lot of risk' for Mueller to testify, 'dirty cops' will reveal themselves House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., raised questions as to why former Special Counsel Robert Mueller would "even come testify" if he is just going to stay with the “four corners of the report.”...
2019-07-15 22:51

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
2019-05-21 16:51

Hundreds of companies testify about proposed $300B tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative began a weeklong series of hearings on President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday....
2019-06-18 00:51

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski set to testify in impeachment hearing The White House directed Lewandowski not to discuss any of his post-election interactions with Trump beyond those already detailed in former special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election meddling....
2019-09-17 18:00

U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content Alphabet Inc's Google , Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc will testify next week before a U.S. Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement....
2019-09-11 22:00

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to testify behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-06-19 03:34

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make ...
2019-07-10 10:00

Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement The department’s intervention raises the prospect that a deal lawmakers thought they had struck last month for testimony from Robert Mueller and two prosecutors could still unravel....
2019-07-10 03:51

Rudy Giuliani: I dare Mueller to testify and explain when he found there was no collusion A day after special counsel Robert Mueller suggested that he would not be testifying in regard to his investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, the president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has slammed Mueller and his investigation as a whole....
2019-05-30 23:00

Kellen Winslow II rests his case in rape trial, declines to testify Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has rested his defense after two weeks of trial. Jury expected to deliberate soon        ...
2019-06-04 00:51

8chan Owner To Testify To US Congress For Walmart Mass Shooting In Texas Online message board 8chan's fortunes worsened on Tuesday, as it was once again made homeless by a technical services provider and its owner was called to testify to the U.S. Congress after 8chan was......
2019-08-07 17:00

Social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content WASHINGTON – Google, Facebook and Twitter will testify next week before a US Senate panel on efforts by social media firms to remove violent content from online platforms, the panel said in a statement on Wednesday. The Sept. 18 hearing of the ...
2019-09-12 21:34

U.S. House panel calls on former top Trump aide Flynn to testify on September 25 The U.S. House Intelligence Committee has sent a letter to Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, demanding he testify before the panel on Sept. 25, a committee aide said on Monday....
2019-09-10 08:34

Sparkle’s Niece Refused to Testify Against R. Kelly in 2008. Now, She’s Cooperating With Prosecutors The year was 2008 and Robert “R.” Kelly was wrapped up in a now-infamous case involving a sex tape, allegedly showing the singer urinating on a young girl. He would eventually be acquitted of the child pornography charges levied against him....
2019-07-17 22:51

Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff With Congress Congress wants details of a whistle-blower complaint lodged with the intelligence agencies’ inspector general, but the director of national intelligence balked....
2019-09-18 02:00

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

Andrew Warren will testify against co-defendant Wyndham Lathem in hairstylist’s murder A British man accused of butchering a Chicago hairstylist as part of a twisted sexual fantasy with a Northwestern University professor has accepted a plea deal and will testify against his co-defendant in exchange for a 45-year prison sentence, prose...
2019-07-23 16:17

Watch: AOC tells radicalized youth 'you're not more of a man with a gun Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called on Americans to "love bigger" and welcomed potential mass shooters back from the depths of racism and radicalization....
2019-08-08 00:00

The future of youth football in Germany German football has an issue at youth level. Next week, a decision will be made on the reforms that could be suggested. There is an approach that could revolutionize the country's approach to youth football....
2019-06-18 06:17

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I'm In Love With My Youth Pastor Hello internet skulltroll freakscene, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been remastered for the Switch....
2019-06-13 22:51

What youth movement? The Big Three still dominate at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when a generation of young stars will unseat Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It won't be this year at Wimbledon....
2019-07-11 17:51

Trump blasts Democrats for Hope Hicks testimony, calls congressional hearings 'rigged' Trump criticized Congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report....
2019-06-19 17:51

Presidential hopefuls swap the campaign trail for the field at Congressional Women’s Softball Game The Members team ultimately fell 10-4 to the press team, despite valiant efforts from players such as 2020 presidential hopeful and team pitcher Kirsten Gillibrand....
2019-06-21 02:51

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-06-22 12:17

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
2019-07-25 04:17

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
2019-08-03 22:51

Amazon's Ring doorbell cameras attract congressional concern over police partnerships Amazon-owned doorbell camera company Ring is facing questions from a U.S. senator over its partnerships with police departments around the country.       ...
2019-09-06 08:00

Trump tells White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore congressional subpoena A government watchdog found that Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while speaking in her official capacity....
2019-07-15 23:51

Fed chief faces tough task in Congressional testimony: 'Walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls' Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifies before Congress this week, and he is expected to indicate the Fed could soon cut interest rates to boost the economy....
2019-07-10 00:51

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authorit...
2019-06-20 00:34

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
2019-08-18 16:34

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett K...
2019-06-20 03:00

7 takeaways from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, ahead of his congressional hearings After a two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller released his findings. On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice released a redacted version of the full report. A major takeaway from the report was that Trump's advisors playe...
2019-07-24 07:51

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

Watergate figure John Dean to testify at Democratic hearing on Donald Trump Democrats will take multiple steps Monday aimed at holding the Trump administration accountable for actions related to the Russia investigation, turning to a key figure in the Watergate scandal for testimony....
2019-06-10 18:17

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "cruelty" of Trump administration's treatment of migrants....
2019-07-13 07:17

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

Kevin Spacey groping case at risk of dismissal if accuser doesn't testify The criminal case against Kevin Spacey is in jeopardy after the man who accused the Academy Award winning actor of groping him invoked his Fifth Amendment rights at a hearing centered on the deletion of text messages on his phone....
2019-07-10 17:17

Daniel Pantaleo declines to testify at NYPD trial over Eric Garner death Embattled NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo declined Wednesday to testify at his departmental trial over the fatal arrest of Eric Garner, citing a statute of limitations for federal civil-rights charges that won’t expire until July. “Clearly, my client ...
2019-06-05 23:17

Saudi youth, arrested at 13, faces possible execution DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amnesty International says a young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could get the death sentence for taking part in protests by minority Shiites demanding greater rights. The rights group says Murtaja Qureiris, n...
2019-06-10 15:17

More Than 60,000 Turn Out for New York’s Youth-Led Climate Strike Today, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world are striking to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes are planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and more than 500 strikes are registered in the U.S. alone. The strike...
2019-09-20 21:34

Survey: Youth baseball participation on the rise Between 2013 and 2018, the number of U.S. kids playing baseball and softball combined increased by nearly 3 million, according to annual surveys by the Sports Fitness & Industry Association....
2019-08-24 05:34

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” according to the UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake....
2019-09-21 00:34

'It: Chapter Two' stars recapture other kids' youth Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Isaiah Mustafa, Bill Skarsgard and screenwriter Gary Dauberman discuss revisiting characters as adults in "It: Chapter Two."...
2019-09-04 13:00

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
2019-06-08 15:34

Youth staging ‘die in’ at CMHR for climate protest A group of young local activists will be 'dying' on the steps of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Friday afternoon as part of a global climate change protest....
2019-09-21 02:00

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period       ...
2019-06-12 15:34

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An organization that recently formed in western Kentucky due to rising violence is asking a city to provide more opportunities for youth. Owensboro resident Tim Collier says he founded My Brother’s Keeper this month due to...
2019-06-20 14:51

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
2019-08-17 06:00

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of lawmakers have pressed for years such a move....
2019-08-08 11:00

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10 05:34

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on July 4 he is leaving the Republican Party. In an o...
2019-07-06 10:34

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover to testify in Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans        ...
2019-06-19 04:00

Former Watergate Star Witness John Dean Set to Testify at House Hearing on Presidential Obstruction (WASHINGTON) — John Dean, a star witness from Watergate, will help congressional Democrats on Monday as they seek to galvanize public attention on the findings of the Russia investigation with the first in a series of hearings on special counse...
2019-06-10 22:17

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
2019-07-11 00:51

Snipers testify that Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher shot young girl and old man in Iraq The trial of decorated Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher continued on Friday, with DNA experts and military snipers taking the stand to talk about the evidence against him — including how he allegedly shot a young girl and old man in Iraq two years ag...
2019-06-22 16:51

How to Watch Robert Mueller Testify About President Trump's Crimes Today on YouTube, Facebook, and More Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify on Capitol Hill today about the investigation into various crimes that President Donald Trump committed against the United States. And if you want to watch Mueller’s testimony live, we’ve got you cov...
2019-07-24 14:51

Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig to testify in own defense as trial winds down Ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig will testify in his own defense this week as he tries to beat charges that he concealed information from the Justice Department and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team about work done for the government of Uk...
2019-08-27 08:34

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
2019-05-21 22:17

After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do not take strong actions to combat climate change, they will be voted out of office....
2019-09-21 20:00

| 'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse....
2019-07-23 08:17

Not all youth with psychiatric disorders need thyroid tests, study says Many health professionals recommend children with anxiety or depression get tested for thyroid disease. Now, researchers say those screenings need to be targeted to young people who meet certain criteria....
2019-08-07 04:00

Alabama’s Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Her Youth — Because of Course She Did Months after saying she didn’t know nothing about her sorority’s college yearbook page showing women in blackface, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology about having worn blackface herself in a separate incident as an undergraduate at A...
2019-08-30 09:00

From checkpoint to counterpoint: on tour with the Palestine Youth Orchestra Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers - but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim......
2019-08-22 18:34

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)        ...
2019-09-21 19:00

Redskins hope they can off-set their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the defensive scheme quickly....
2019-08-20 00:34

Pima County to hold youth job fair Wednesday TUCSON – If you or someone you know between the ages of sixteen and twenty-four are looking for a job, there will be a youth job fair on Wednesday. It is a free hiring event at the Pima County’s Youth One-Stop Employment Center from 1 to ...
2019-07-31 18:17

France launches national civic service for youth Two decades after France ended conscription, the government has launched a program targeting youth. The government is hoping to "increase the cohesion and resilience of the nation" with the service....
2019-06-16 20:34

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
2019-05-28 03:51

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
2019-07-19 02:51

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest ...
2019-06-11 06:34

Congressional Democrats plan to launch inquiry into Trump’s alleged role in scheme to silence affair accusations The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings on payments made in 2016 to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump years earlier....
2019-09-03 06:00

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-07-10 05:34

Iowa National Guard members stayed at Trump Turnberry, Scotland, resort now part of congressional investigation The Iowa National Guard's stay at President Donald Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland is one of multiple trips under congressional investigation        ...
2019-09-12 17:34

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

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
2019-08-07 06:34

Buy Committee: Which Electric Kettle Should I Buy? For the perfect cup of coffee, you primarily need two things: great beans and the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The latter can be easily achieved with an electric kettle....
2019-06-15 03:00

Buy Committee: Should My Boss Buy a Projector? Buy Committee, noted hard boiled egg enthusiast, scaffold art provocateur, and our own SVP of Business Development Ryan Brown needs your help....
2019-06-22 03:51

Buy Committee: Should I Buy a Keyboard for My iPad? As iPads get more powerful and apps get more advanced, they seem poised to replace laptops for many of us. And while the latest models are certainly more powerful than a lot of the computers in the wild now, typing on the iPad’s touchscreen remains a...
2019-06-01 03:17

Buy Committee: Should I Upgrade My Smartphone? While we can easily predict when the latest and greatest smartphones will be released, it’s often difficult to justify buying a new one when our current device still works fine. Buy Committee, Philip Johnston needs some advice.Read more......
2019-08-03 09:17

Buy Committee: Which Gaming Laptop Should I Buy? Buying a laptop is one of the most complicated purchases one can make. And one of our readers, Matthew, needs your help in choosing the right gaming laptop for him....
2019-06-29 00:51

Buy Committee: Should I Buy a Dutch Oven? Buy Committee, Chelsea Stone, The Inventory’s resident tote hoarder, cat-wanter, and future Master of Communications (woo, she’s graduating in few weeks y’all!) needs your help....
2019-09-07 07:34

'There Is Always Hope:' Why Young Adults Are Coming to the UN Youth Climate Summit Hundreds of young people from around the world have congregated in New York. It’s nearly Climate Week, a huge strike is happening on Friday, and the United Nations has awarded some 100 young climate activists from different corners of the globe “Gree...
2019-09-20 03:34

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on alleged outreach efforts to adolescents and teens....
2019-09-09 21:00

Fight against youth violence gets £10m boost after donation from packaging billionaires Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing and his wife Julia have donated £10 million to help launch a pioneering initiative to combat the "staggering" levels of youth violence in London....
2019-08-13 09:17

Honda expands esports venture to connect with youth audience Honda is the first automaker in North America to sponsor both an esports team — Team Liquid — and an esports league, giving it marketing reach into millennial and Gen Z audiences....
2019-08-08 18:00

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
2019-09-17 04:00

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.       ...
2019-06-23 23:34

California governor acts to confront 'epidemic' of youth vaping California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the launch of a $20 million statewide public awareness campaign to educate young people and parents about health risks associated with vaping of nicotine and cannabis products, which he called a "you...
2019-09-17 00:34

Sen. Menendez stalls Issa nomination over fake ID flap from youth EXCLUSIVE: Former GOP Rep. Darrell Issa’s confirmation hearing for a top trade position in the Trump administration was indefinitely delayed Thursday after Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez insisted on the release of an F...
2019-09-20 02:00

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action Fresh off a climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders are at the United Nations and demanding radical action to fight climate change...
2019-09-21 20:34

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
2019-07-11 17:51

Surprise! 'AGT' runner-up Detroit Youth Choir to receive $1 million anyway Detroit is serving up a $1 million endowment for Detroit Youth Choir following its second-place finish on "AGT."        ...
2019-09-21 07:00

Redskins hope they can offset their youth at linebacker with some cerebral play Washington is thin at linebacker after releasing two starters and losing another to injury, but its young players have responded by picking up the scheme quickly....
2019-08-20 07:00

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
2019-08-14 19:51

CNN Wonders If Smartphones Are Why The Tennis Youth Can't Beat Roger Federer An article over at CNN today formally advances a claim dropped casually by commentators, coaches, fans, and any crank with a taste for caricaturing a whole generation. Here goes: Smartphones are hampering tennis’s young players, which is why they ca...
2019-08-21 21:00

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettees. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concern following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses linked to the product....
2019-09-12 01:34

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
2019-05-25 17:34

Ex-officer admits to sexually abusing kids in youth program LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing two minors in the Louisville department’s now defunct youth program. The Courier Journal reports Kenneth Betts pleaded guilty in ...
2019-07-09 15:00

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women’s World Cup youth NARASHINO, Japan (AP) — Jun Endo turned 19 a few days ago and is headed to her first Women’s World Cup. The Japan forward has lots of company. Sixteen others on the 23-player roster are also going for the first time. “I think age doesn...
2019-05-27 12:17

Prince Harry honours Princess Diana during youth summit On Tuesday, the Duke of Sussex attended the Diana Award National Youth Mentoring Summit in London and delivered a speech focused on the impact role models can have on others....
2019-07-04 01:00

Tunisian electoral head urges youth to vote with turnout seeming low Tunisians voted in the first round of an unpredictable presidential race on Sunday, with the electoral commission urging young people to head to the polls after a slow early turnout....
2019-09-15 20:34

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says t...
2019-06-19 12:51

Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game There’s no sucker-punching in baseball! A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants. “These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involvi...
2019-06-19 23:51

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees has been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees were placed on investigatory leave Thursday in connec...
2019-06-21 15:34

Centre To Improve Youth Skills in Artifical Intelligence, Robotics The government plans to improve skills of youth in newer areas like artificial intelligence, big data and robotics which are valued highly within and outside the country, Finance Minister Nirmala......
2019-07-05 12:34

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the ban covers production, ma...
2019-09-19 03:34

Hong Kong youth vow to fight on as China gets tough on protest Democracy activists worry that Beijing’s hardline attitude will result in a vicious circle of violenceWhen hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s legislature building , Tom was among them, out of solidarity with his fellow protesters. “It would b...
2019-07-07 11:34

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
2019-08-16 22:34

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
2019-08-16 20:34

Eight London boroughs named as the worst for violent youth crime Eight boroughs were today named as the worst for violent youth crime as Sadiq Khan warned that violence had "become normalised" for some young Londoners....
2019-07-15 18:51

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina...
2019-06-01 01:34

Assemblyman was paid to serve as ‘honorary’ chair of youth group Bronx Assemblyman and congressional candidate Michael Blake boasted of being an “honorary co-chair” of a national youth nonprofit group — while at the same time getting paid handsomely by the same outfit, critics charge. Blake is listed as honorary c...
2019-09-19 11:00

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day....
2019-08-12 05:51

BSF Jawan Died 26 Years Ago. Now, Village Youth Get His Family A New Home Twenty-six years after he was killed in the line of duty, the family of a BSF jawan left their thatched dwelling behind and moved into a new pucca house, thanks to a group of youngsters from their......
2019-08-17 04:00

‘Let our voices be heard’: Youth march in protest of Mississippi ICE raids The children of Sacred Heart Catholic Church streamed out into Mississippi's heat on a blistering Sunday afternoon, carrying what they said was a message of opposition against immigration raids their parents could not....
2019-08-12 09:17

| Van Noordwyk wants SA U19s to deliver counterpunch in final Youth ODIs South Africa under-19s bowling coach, Chris van Noordwyk, has asked his side to show a fighting spirit ahead of the two final Youth ODIs against Pakistan...
2019-07-04 17:00

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-22 00:17

Vintage photos capture the mischief of East Germany's youth Photography from German Democratic Republic -- otherwise known as East Germany -- has received limited exposure in the art world, not least due to the strict limitations imposed by the former authoritarian state....
2019-07-11 17:51

E-Cigarettes Banned; Health Risk To Youth, Children, Says Government E-cigarettes will be banned in India with immediate effect, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Wednesday. Envisioned as a tool to combat tobacco addiction, electronic cigarettes and......
2019-09-18 12:34

Today in Congressional Clapbacks: Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar Respond to ‘Distraction Becky’ and Lip-Deficient ‘Racist Fool’ Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon...
2019-07-11 00:01

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features pan...
2019-08-28 19:34

Marine and Iraqi general testify accused Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher did not stab ISIS fighter A Marine and an Iraqi general testified that they did not see Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher stab an injured teenaged ISIS fighter in 2017, contradicting accusations from some of Gallagher's fellow Navy SEALs....
2019-06-29 00:00

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

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
2019-05-30 03:17

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently -committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-07-19 02:51

Buy Committee: Are Philips Hue Lights Worth It? The smart home is a big, big investment, and one of its biggest stars is the Philips Hue. One of our readers, Ibzan, wonders if the Hue system (and in particular, the Hue LightStrip) is worth the steep price....
2019-05-25 02:51

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)—has als...
2019-07-17 16:51

Buy Committee: Should I Buy Lederhosen to Wear For Oktoberfest? For the past five years, I’ve attended Sierra Nevada’s Oktoberfest event in Chico, CA. And every year, I wonder if I should invest in a pair of Lederhosen....
2019-09-21 02:00

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
2019-06-21 07:34

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-07-19 05:51

D-Backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp coming to Tucson TUCSON – The “D-backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp” is coming to Tucson July 22-26 and hope you will consider including it in the newscasts ahead of the camp. The camp will be held at Silver Lake Park and run from 6 pm to 9 pm...
2019-07-09 01:51

Tucson youth football team mourns the loss of beloved cheerleader TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl has passed away after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening on the southwest side. Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a traffic collision at the intersection of Valencia Road and Camino de ...
2019-09-20 22:00

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
2019-05-25 05:34

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Tre...
2019-07-12 20:51

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
2019-09-12 03:00

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
2019-05-30 22:17

Building bridges: International Youth Library in Munich celebrates 70 years The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."...
2019-09-20 16:00

Ron Burkle and Sydell Group Sell Youth Hostel Brand for $400 Million A U.K. investment firm is paying about $400 million to acquire Freehand Hotels, the New York-based lodging company majority owned by hotel operator Sydell Group and private-equity investor Ronald Burkle’s firm....
2019-07-12 22:34

City whitewashed records for homeless youth, runaway shelters: audit A city agency whitewashed inspections of emergency shelters that house homeless youths and runaways at a cost of $8 million a year, according to a new report by city Comptroller Scott Stringer obtained by The Post. The Department of Youth and Communi...
2019-08-09 04:34

The nightmarish bowling alley videos of yore still haunt the youth of yesteryear Bowling alleys are the home of sticky shoes, broken arcade games and, lest we forget, those very, very dated videos that come on when you get a strike, a split, a gutter, or turkey. They’re peak ‘90s, with trippy, psychedelic colors, shapes, and weir...
2019-05-24 21:51

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."...
2019-06-19 12:51

A break in and a burglary make me miss my fearless youth | Coco Khan Perhaps as we age we take fewer risks. But I feel I have lost somethingRecently I have had two nasty surprises. The first was finding my flat’s back windows shattered (“Was it a child’s football? Or a burglar’s fist?” I fretted). And the second was f...
2019-06-28 15:51

Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they are forming a caucus to combat the "epidemic" of youth vaping, as cases of lung illness tied to vaping have risen and President Donald Trump has pushed for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes....
2019-09-20 04:00

Julius Holt Makes American Youth Football Hall of Fame TUCSON – A former U of A football standout is being honored nationally through his work with youngsters.  Julius Holt was recently selected to the American Youth Football and Cheer Hall of Fame. Here’s more from our Friday sportscast: He...
2019-06-29 06:34

Greta Thunberg at UN Youth Climate Summit: 'We young people are unstoppable' Roy Rochlin/WireImage Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that during the climate strikes across the globe on Friday "we showed that we are united, and that we young people are unstoppable." She spoke briefly at the first UN Youth Climate Summit Sa...
2019-09-21 22:00

Marana youth football president sentenced to 120 days in jail for embezzlement Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a Grand Jury indicted Steve Leslie Marshall for the embezzlement of funds from the Marana Broncos, a youth football organization/ Marana Broncos Facebook Page MARANA, Ariz.- The president of a youth sports lea...
2019-06-11 02:17

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 21:34

2 Sikh Youth Charity Workers Arrested In Counter-Terrorism Probe In UK Two persons, including a woman -- having links with a Sikh youth group, have been arrested by Britain's counter-terrorism police in connection with an alleged fraud relating to the group's charitable......
2019-07-04 17:34

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
2019-05-22 18:00

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on Friday, demanding action to address climate change....
2019-09-21 00:34

Matic Welcomes Manchester United Focus On Youth But Wants Game Time Nemanja Matic is excited to see young talent getting a chance at Manchester United but hopes there is also room for experience as he looks for more game time....
2019-09-16 21:34

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
2019-05-23 01:17

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both m...
2019-05-31 12:17

Youth football coach shot, killed breaking up fight near the field A man outside Buffalo, N.Y., coached a youth football game where cops had been posted — and a short time later was shot and killed trying to break up a fight near the field, according to police and reports. Norzell “Nore” Aldridge, 36 of Cheekt...
2019-09-03 13:00

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women's World Cup youth Japan won the Women's World Cup in 2011 and was runner-up in 2015 but few people believe the country will triumph at the next edition in France in June        ...
2019-05-27 14:51

Women's World Cup: Germany show pros and cons of youth in scrappy win Two of Germany's youngest players proved pivotal in their opening 2019 World Cup game against China. They helped Germany get the win, but many questions still remain about how far this Germany team can go....
2019-06-08 22:17

Pima County implements new model to aid youth in welfare, justice system TUCSON — Pima County Juvenile Court announced Thursday that it will be soon put in place a new practice that aims to improve the lives of youth in the welfare and justice system. According to Arizona Superior Court, Crossover, Youth Practice Mo...
2019-05-31 02:01

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate activist Greta Thunberg – who has inspired young p...
2019-09-13 22:00

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
2019-08-20 00:00

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr...
2019-06-12 01:17

| MCC committee insist 'neutral' umpires still best for Tests The MCC has played down calls for neutral umpires to be replaced in Tests after Joel Wilson's decisions in the first Ashes Test came in for widespread criticism....
2019-08-12 20:17

Judiciary Committee to cut recess short to take up gun measures The House Judiciary Committee will return to Capitol Hill early next month to advance three gun control bills, the first concrete action by lawmakers to confront rising alarm about gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Day...
2019-08-17 00:34

Buy Committee: Can I Still Buy a Good, Dedicated Media Player? While streaming music services like Apple Music and Spotify have eclipsed the use of iPods, some users would still like to have a dedicated, offline media player in their pockets. And, Buy Committee, reader John Wao wants a few recommendations....
2019-08-17 04:34

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
2019-06-12 23:34

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

NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

GST Fitment Committee Opposes Tax Rate Cut On Automobiles Late last week, the GST Fitment Committee, a panel of GST officials from the GST Council, came together to discuss the repercussions of GST rate cut on automobiles....
2019-09-09 15:00

| Portfolio Committee welcomes PSL return to SABC The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture welcomed the newly signed broadcast agreement, which sees the Absa Premiership matches aired on SABC....
2019-08-23 22:34

There's Now a Committee to Develop Standards for Robotic Exoskeletons Advanced technology is just science fiction until some international standards group forms a committee with an anonymously bureaucratic name to make sure every mind-blowing new advancement is nice and safe and boring, just like it should be. This is ...
2019-07-01 23:34

The Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback The Committee on Animal Care (CAC) and the vice president for research welcome any information that would aid our efforts to assure the humane care of research animals used at MIT and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Established to e...
2019-09-17 21:34

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation levels are dropping nationwide because kids say it's no longer fun for them....
2019-06-01 05:00

New York youth football coach shot and killed breaking up fight after game A New York man coached a youth football game where cops were posted and then a short time later was shot and killed trying to break up a fight near the field, according to reports....
2019-09-03 13:00

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Climate Action in Massive Youth-Led Strikes Around the World After years of equivocation on climate issues by politicians and leaders around the world, young people have had enough. That’s the message from the young leaders of Friday’s global climate protests, which drew hundreds of thousands of pe...
2019-09-21 02:00

Gareth Southgate opts for youth with Kyle Walker omitted from England squad • Manager says he wants to integrate Trent Alexander-Arnold• England face Bulgaria and Kosovo in Euro 2020 qualifiersGareth Southgate has insisted Kyle Walker’s England career is not over despite the Manchester City defender being left out of the squ...
2019-08-30 03:34

Adidas added to lawsuit vs. disgraced youth coach who sexually exploited at least 440 boys Adidas has been added to a lawsuit against convicted Iowa youth basketball coach Greg Stephen, who has been sentenced to 180 years in prison.       ...
2019-07-12 09:51

Climate emergency ‘a new danger’ to peace, youth activists hear ahead of World Day Among the efforts to build a sustainably peaceful world, “urgent climate action is needed” to curb environmental threats to all our well-being and security, the Secretary-General told the annual peace gathering in New York on Friday, addressing a lar...
2019-09-21 01:00

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta For...
2019-08-16 16:00

Man Utd impressed by mature James Maddison as Nemanja Matic talks up youth over experience Ole Gunnar Solskjaer declared Jamie Vardy "his" kind of striker in the wake of Manchester United's crucial win against Leicester. But if the Norwegian is to raid the King Power for a second successive summer, the focus of his attention is likely to b...
2019-09-15 23:34

HD Deve Godwa's Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Named JDS' Youth Wing Chief JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
2019-07-04 14:51

13 Reasons Why Creator Responds to Study Showing Youth Suicides Up After Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why creator and showrunner Brian Yorkey is speaking out about the concerns about a possible link between the Netflix series and real-life suicide rates. According to a National......
2019-05-30 00:00

Indian Youth Congress Chief Resigns, Takes "Responsibility" For Poll Loss Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday resigned from his post taking "full responsibility" of the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections....
2019-07-07 09:17

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
2019-05-30 23:51

Kobe Bryant tried, failed to write an inspirational post about his youth basketball team It’s pretty impressive watching someone become a legend in their chosen profession, only to achieve an equally astounding level of talent in a completely unrelated field. Take, for instance, Tom Waits’ seamless transitions between music and acting, o...
2019-09-13 06:00

An emotional Terry Crews hits golden buzzer for Detroit Youth Choir Holding back tears, Terry Crews saw a piece of himself in the Detroit Youth Choir. Then, he hit the golden buzzer.        ...
2019-06-19 19:00

A dangerously hot climate, simmering political tensions: ‘This is not the summer of our youth,’ UN chief warns Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reports on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots....
2019-08-01 19:17

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
2019-06-19 20:17

Kobe Bryant Finds Outlet For Passive Aggression In Youth Basketball Team Kobe Bryant, when not sloppily cosplaying Michael Jordan, has been sharing occasional updates on his Mambas youth team. Two days ago, the retired Laker congratulated the girls after they beat an opponent by 88 points. Yesterday, he shared an image of...
2019-09-11 22:34

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
2019-08-21 12:34

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
2019-06-22 21:34

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thurs...
2019-09-13 07:34

Virginia GOP committee censures congressman after he officiated same-sex wedding U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., was censured by the Rappahannock County Republican Committee last week over his voting record, his third reprimand by a local GOP group since officiating a same-sex wedding several weeks ago. ...
2019-09-17 03:00

Kentucky AD next to lead NCAA D1 men's hoops committee Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart has been selected to lead the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee       ...
2019-07-12 21:17

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after he denied sexual assault allegations against him....
2019-08-01 04:17

Buy Committee: How Do I Get The Bidet Experience on My Wall-Mounted Toilet? Buy Committee, it finally happened. The crossover we’ve all been waiting for; Buy Committee and bidets. Sean commented on my Tushy travel bidet post with this question:...
2019-08-31 02:00

U.S. House committee to hold 1st impeachment investigation hearing Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
2019-09-17 21:00

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the same as during a 2017 appearance before the commi...
2019-06-12 19:34

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
2019-06-02 00:00

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
2019-05-22 05:00

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
2019-07-02 19:17

Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who has drawn criticism for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee, of which he was a founding member....
2019-08-21 15:34

US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee The Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn't been active since it was formed in 2017. And it won't be active anytime in the future, because according to The Verge, the administrati...
2019-08-10 13:34

House committee to vote on impeachment procedures – live House judiciary panel to consider procedures for future hearings in first step towards possible impeachment of TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.22pm BST Hillary Clinton read her emails at a mock resolute desk at the Venice...
2019-09-12 17:34

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
2019-07-23 01:51

The Trump Administration Killed A Driverless Car Committee Nobody Seemed To Have A Problem With In the final days of the Obama administration, the Department of Transportation formed a committee to advise on the emerging technology of self-driving cars. For whatever reason, the Trump administration didn’t see the point.Read more......
2019-08-10 03:00

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, chaired by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel......
2019-06-06 06:00

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chairman of the committee, North Carolina Sen. Richard ...
2019-06-12 02:00

Justin Amash resigns from House committee after dumping GOP Newly declared independent Rep. Justin Amash has formally left the GOP Conference and resigned from the House Oversight Committee, according to a letter he sent to Republican leaders on Monday."Please accept this letter as formal notification that I ...
2019-07-09 13:00

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday sued the Treasury Department to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a spokesman for a committee member told CNBC on Tuesday. The lawsuit was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The Democrat-l...
2019-07-02 20:34

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart's remuneration policy The head of the British parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc's remuneration committee questioning the bank's executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against it...
2019-07-22 01:34

Trump calls for end to GOP committee chair term limits President Trump called for an end to term limits for Congressional Republican committee chairs on Monday, a move possibly prompted by a wave of GOP retirements. ...
2019-09-10 02:00

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
2019-06-12 18:51

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre....
2019-07-19 15:51

Fed Minutes to Show Committee Divide on Last Month's Rate Cut The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its July meeting Wednesday, shedding light on its decision to cut rates for the first time in more than a decade....
2019-08-21 12:34

Colorado youth sports melee latest in rising trend of parental aggression on the field Earlier this summer a brawl involving a dozen parents and coaches at a youth baseball game in Jefferson Country, Colorado erupted when parents were unhappy with a call made by a 13-year-old umpire....
2019-09-20 18:00

Greta Thunberg, youth climate activist sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, completes voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, wouldn't fly to New York for a United Nations summit on climate because of emissions from air travel.        ...
2019-08-28 20:00

California governor who called youth vaping an ‘epidemic’ orders public awareness campaign Governor Gavin Newsom, acting a day after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, became the latest politician seeking to crack down on e-cigarettes and other electronic inhaling - or vaping - devices....
2019-09-17 07:00

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
2019-06-12 22:00

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visited the Security Council on Wednesday with a simple message from the field that “young people care abo...
2019-07-17 23:51

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, f...
2019-07-23 01:17

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change, María Fernanda Espinosa, the Pre...
2019-08-29 02:00

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament electi...
2019-05-29 17:17

Youth charity partners with Sony Music to help vulnerable teens ahead of Notting Hill Carnival A charity which helps steer vulnerable young people away from a life of crime is working with Sony Music UK to keep teenagers off the streets during the summer holidays....
2019-08-25 04:34

Free kick for Fitzroy's youth in a football club scoring diversity goals – a photo essay The Lions play a vital role for the talented kids, many from refugee backgrounds, living in one of Melbourne’s most gentrified suburbsGrowing up in the high-rise commission flats of Melbourne’s inner north, one thing was certain for Abdul Abdurahman....
2019-07-07 01:00

Deion Sanders' son shares epic story about NFL legend father attending his youth basketball game Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back Deion Sanders was known for his hard-nosed play on the field and his flashy style off the field and one story reinforced how much of an attention-grabber he was....
2019-06-28 17:51

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
2019-06-23 20:51

Nadler: Committee too busy targeting Trump to probe Kavanaugh The House Judiciary Committee was too busy “impeaching the president” to immediately probe sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Monday. “We have our hands full with impeachi...
2019-09-17 05:00

Australia's rich football history to be honoured by new FFA heritage committee Panel set up to recognise football’s long history‘Sport that forgets past has no future,’ says Simon HillGreater emphasis will be placed on celebrating and preserving Australia’s rich but often overlooked football history after an official heritage c...
2019-08-09 05:34

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
2019-06-13 20:51

UK committee condemns loot boxes (‘surprise mechanics’) as gambling The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee today released their conclusions from their investigation into addictive game mechanics. While the report is a long one not solely focused on games or loot boxes, the committee firmly co...
2019-09-14 07:34

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

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters w...
2019-05-21 21:17

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23 03:34

Russia, Iran, Turkey say Syrian constitution committee ready The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey announced Monday that an agreement has been reached on a committee that will be tasked with rewriting a constitution for Syria...
2019-09-16 23:00

Senate committee approves secretary nominees for Air Force, Navy The Senate Armed Services Committee approved President Donald Trump's nominees for Air Force and Army secretary, sending nominees Barbara Barrett and Ryan McCarthy on Wednesday to the full Senate for a vote....
2019-09-18 23:34

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

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:51

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
2019-06-03 23:34

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
2019-06-10 23:34

Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign....
2019-07-24 21:51

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
2019-06-06 04:00

House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on Mueller report WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it would hold a series of hearings on Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report on the Russia probe, starting with one on June 10 featuring President Richard Nixon’s former Wh...
2019-06-04 02:00

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21 08:51

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-06-18 13:00

Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into possible obstruction of justice by President Trump....
2019-07-24 17:51

Scudamore takes place on newly formed Ryder Cup committee The man largely credited for the extraordinary growth of the English Premier League has taken his place on a new Ryder Cup committee aimed at enhancing the commercial value of golf's biggest team event       ...
2019-06-20 13:34

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a practice that is currently prohibited....
2019-08-28 04:34

Committee Formed To Check Assets, Liabilities Of New Union Territories The centre has formed a three-member committee to look into distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir between two successor Union Territories, which will come into existence on......
2019-09-10 02:00

Miami Dolphins owner steps down from the NFL's social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee after he was criticized for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
2019-08-22 16:34

House Intel Committee could bolster Dem case for impeaching Trump When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the nation’s most closely guarded counterintelligence...
2019-08-17 00:34

Dolphins owner Ross steps down from social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stepped down from the NFL's committee on social justice at the behest of players, according to former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long....
2019-08-21 20:00

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid The committee is a step toward setting a benchmark interest rate and introducing inflation targeting as Zimbabwe’s newly introduced currency plunges....
2019-09-11 17:34

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents ...
2019-06-17 22:00

U.S. Judiciary Committee considers probe that can lead to Trump’s impeachment The panel, which hopes to decide whether to recommend Trump's impeachment to the full House by year-end, will meet on Thursday to consider a resolution that Democratic panel aides said would better align the inquiry with formal ones of the past....
2019-09-10 03:34

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and save the federal government about 1 trillion reais ($243 billion) over the next decade....
2019-09-05 04:34

Amit Shah, S Jaishankar To Be Part Of Cabinet Committee On Security There will be two new faces in the all-powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) with the induction of BJP president Amit Shah as the home minister and career diplomat S Jaishankar as the external......
2019-05-31 14:51

Ethics committee to meet to decide whether to dig deeper into SNC-Lavalin report Conservatives and New Democrats pushed for the emergency meeting of the House of Commons ethics committee, where MPs will debate whether to invite ethics commissioner Mario Dion to testify....
2019-08-21 14:34

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
2019-09-17 04:00

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

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-09-17 08:34

Donald Trump orders lawyer not to testify about 'pressure to sack Mueller' President Donald Trump has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to testify today to a congressional committee investigating the Mueller Report's findings....
2019-05-21 16:51

Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal strife within his family and accusations of inappropriate relationships with trans minors during his ...
2019-09-10 23:00

Megan Rapinoe discusses confidence, equal pay at youth soccer panel ahead of Reign FC-Spirit clash Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle, Mallory Pugh, Allie Long and Washington Spirit midfielder Andi Sullivan gathered for a panel discussion the night before the Washington Spirit and Reign FC face off at Audi Field on Saturday....
2019-09-15 03:00

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
2019-08-04 02:51

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists want a platform in solving climate crisis; Five deaths every minute due to unsafe health care; Number ...
2019-09-18 02:34

House committee hears from Danny Glover, Cory Booker on reparations A House subcommittee heard from actor Danny Glover and presidential candidate Cory Booker on Wednesday during a congressional hearing on reparations. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) — who sponsors a measure to study reparations — said the hearing &...
2019-06-19 23:51

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place be decomissioned in 10 years....
2019-07-02 18:17

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

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

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
2019-06-18 08:51

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
2019-07-09 09:51

Homeland Security Committee head seeks greater U.S. role in 5G standards A leading Republican congressman wants the U.S. to take a larger role in international standards organizations as a means to combat Chinese influence.Read More...
2019-07-15 22:17

Senate inquiry: U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sex abuse A new congressional report Tuesday laid blame on the United States Olympic Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation for years of sexual assaults by former physician Larry Nassar against young gymnasts....
2019-07-31 18:34

Ethics committee to probe Rep. Matt Gaetz tweet about Michael Cohen The House Committee on Ethics announced Friday it's opening an investigation into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz attempted to threaten Michael Cohen with a tweet about his marriage in February....
2019-06-29 03:17

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
2019-07-17 01:17

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

Political committee left 6.2 million email addresses exposed for 9 years It's all too common for organizations to leave sensitive data exposed on their servers, but the latest incident might leave some scratching their heads. UpGuard discovered that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee left about 6.2 million...
2019-08-07 11:00

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
2019-06-21 07:34

Fight over flight to Cochran funeral breaks out in Senate Appropriations Committee What started as a routine request — arranging for a government flight to take senators to the funeral of the late Sen. Thad Cochran — has become a controversy over Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby’s running of the once-powerful...
2019-06-19 12:17

Watch Live: House Judiciary Committee's follow-up on Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee continued its follow-up to special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Thursday in the Rayburn House Office Building....
2019-06-20 17:17

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members traveled to the Justice Department Thursday afternoon to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of law...
2019-06-14 02:00

Cricket Committee Member Defends Kohli On "His Opinion" About India Coach Virat Kohli had said during the press conference before the team's departure for the West Indies that he and the team would be happy if Ravi Shastri is retained as head coach....
2019-08-01 15:51