TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:00

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician

The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at t...

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician

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Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which probed multiple landing incidents involving the......
2019-07-04 21:17

SpiceJet Technician Dies In 'Freak Accident' At Kolkata Airport A SpiceJet technician died today in a freak accident while carrying out regular maintenance work on an aircraft at Kolkata airport, officials said. The incident happened at around 1:45 am....
2019-07-10 10:17

Trainee technician dies as SpiceJet plane's landing gear doors close A trainee aircraft technician died after becoming pincered between a plane's landing doors in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday, the airline said....
2019-07-10 10:34

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
2019-07-11 21:00

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
2019-05-21 16:51

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
2019-06-22 16:51

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
2019-05-22 07:01

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial....
2019-06-17 21:51

US Aviation authority waits to rule on Boeing 737 MAX 8 at aviation summit The US aviation safety agency FAA is not yet satisfied with Boeing's software fixes after two recent crashes of the 737 MAX 8. However, several US airlines have prepared for the return of the jet to their fleets....
2019-05-23 22:17

HBO’s Los Espookys will make you want to be a horror technician, too At the 2019 ATX TV Festival, HBO premiered new comedy Los Espookys then let Drunk History's Derek Waters ask the cast and head writers questions. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
2019-06-15 03:00

Indian airline technician dies after getting trapped in plane door A technician for Indian airline SpiceJet died in a freak accident in Kolkata on Wednesday morning, after accidentally getting trapped in a plane door....
2019-07-10 14:34

Indian airline technician killed after hydraulic door accidentally closed on him A technician from Indian airline SpiceJet was killed in Kolkata early Wednesday morning after flaps covering the aircraft’s main landing gear closed on him during maintenance....
2019-07-12 02:00

SpiceJet Announces New International Flights, Tickets From Rs 16,700 Customers who wish to plan their travel can book tickets via airline's official website - spicejet.com, airline's mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents....
2019-07-03 13:00

Indian airline technician crushed, killed by landing gear flaps during maintenance work An Indian airline technician was killed when the flaps covering an aircraft’s main landing gear accidentally closed on him during maintenance work.       ...
2019-07-10 17:17

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Friday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
2019-06-20 18:00

SpiceJet Reports 22% Jump In March Quarter Profit SpiceJet said it would add 35 aircraft to its fleet by fiscal year 2020 and that average fare rose 11 per cent and capacity increased 21 per cent in the reported quarter....
2019-05-28 14:51

IndiGo, SpiceJet, Vistara Announce New Routes, Details Here The announcements from the airlines come at a time when the suspension of flights by Jet Airways has led to additional demand in the country's civil aviation market....
2019-06-29 13:17

Boeing Tells SpiceJet Grounded Max Jet Will Be Back In Air By July The domestic carrier, which had taken delivery of 13 Max jets before the model was grounded, still expects to receive as many as 25 more in the current financial year. It has as many as 205 of those......
2019-05-29 10:00

SpiceJet Examines Taking Over Widebody Jets Previously Operated By Jet SpiceJet, which operates narrowbody and turboprop planes, does not have firm plans to become a widebody operator with longer-range flights in the wake of Jet's collapse in April, SpiceJet Chairman......
2019-06-01 12:51

SpiceJet plane blocking Mumbai runway moved: airport A SpiceJet aircraft has been moved after blocking the main runway at Mumbai international airport this week, but it was not clear when the runway would resume operations, an airport spokeswoman said on Friday....
2019-07-05 12:17

SpiceJet Announces Additional Flights On Select Routes, Details Here The additional flights introduced by the airline will be operational on Patna-Kolkata, Mumbai-Kanpur and Mumbai-Patna routes, the Gurugram-based airline said in a press release. The new services will......
2019-05-28 14:51

SpiceJet examining taking over widebody jets previously operated by Jet Airways Indian budget airline SpiceJet Ltd is examining the prospect of taking over widebody jets previously operated by Jet Airways Ltd, but initial studies show they need significant maintenance work, its chairman said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 10:00

Snapdeal Said to Conduct Due Diligence on ShopClues, Consider Bid Snapdeal is conducting due diligence on ShopClues, in a move likely to result in a potential acquisition of its rival in an all-stock deal, Reuters reported....
2019-05-22 18:51

All-electric aviation? It’s closer than you may think Commercial aviation is responsible for about two per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a potential solution over the hazy horizon — electric aircraft....
2019-07-13 07:00

Phil Neville 'ashamed' of Cameroon conduct "Phil Neville said he was “completely and utterly ashamed” of Cameroon’s behaviour following England’s 3-0 victory in the sides’ ill-tempered Women’s World Cup last-16 clash in Valenciennes."...
2019-06-24 10:00

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police say that around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2,  they ...
2019-06-13 23:34

Raiders' Incognito docked 2 games for conduct Offensive lineman Richie Incognito has been suspended for the Raiders' first two regular-season games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy....
2019-07-12 23:00

NBA talked to Raptors about Drake's sideline conduct The NBA talked to the Toronto Raptors during the Eastern Conference finals about the behavior of Drake along the sideline, a league spokesman told ESPN....
2019-05-30 08:17

Electric planes herald new era for aviation Airlines ordered tens of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing at the Paris Air Show this week. But there was also huge interest in the planes of tomorrow....
2019-06-21 17:34

Despite Fears, Aviation’s Future Will Be More Automated In the wake of the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes, people are thinking about how much of their air travel is handled by software and automated systems – as opposed to the friendly pilots sitting in the cockpit....
2019-06-05 06:34

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
2019-07-07 20:00

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing b...
2019-05-26 01:34

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
2019-05-21 22:51

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
2019-05-22 23:51

Aircraft from Lincoln CSG, B-52H conduct joint exercises in Arabian Sea F/A-18E Super Hornets and E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes of Carrier Air Wing 7 worked with a B-52H Stratofortress from CENTCOM's Bomber Task Force on joint exercises in the Arabian Sea amid tension with Iran....
2019-06-03 20:34

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the...
2019-06-17 01:17

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exercise together in the Arabian Sea...
2019-06-02 14:00

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
2019-05-25 21:00

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN into its conduct in Myanmar condemns the organisation’s “obviously dysfunctional performance” over the past decade and concluded there was...
2019-06-17 19:51

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug....
2019-06-19 00:17

Election Commission Lifts Model Code Of Conduct The model code of conduct, which came into force on March 10 when the Lok Sabha election was announced, was lifted with immediate effect, the Election Commission said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 17:51

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 10:34

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
2019-05-23 13:17

Aviation Body Awaits US Certification To Allow 737 Max To Fly In India Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation is waiting for its US counterpart Federal Aviation Administration to certify Boeing's solution to issues being faced by the 737 Max to......
2019-07-10 19:51

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions to international flights....
2019-07-16 10:00

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
2019-05-21 17:17

Raiders’ Richie Incognito suspended 2 games over personal conduct Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Incognito pleaded guilty in April to disorderly conduct in Scotts...
2019-07-13 09:51

Europe: Police conduct massive anti-doping operation A Europe-wide police operation has led to the seizure of tons of steroids, 234 arrests, and the dismantling of 17 crime groups. It was the largest operation of its kind ever conducted....
2019-07-09 05:51

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious diseases...
2019-05-23 13:51

F1 great and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Formula One great Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70....
2019-05-21 16:00

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-21 16:00

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
2019-05-24 22:01

Budget Proposes More Foreign Investment in Media, Aviation Union minister NIrmala Sitharaman today indicated the government is ready to relax the norms in Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in sensitive areas like aviation, insurance as well as the media in its......
2019-07-05 10:34

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

Sephora to shut US stores for a day to conduct diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
2019-06-03 04:17

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
2019-05-23 17:17

J&K Governor Praises Role Of Muslims In Smooth Conduct Of Amarnath Yatra Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday praised the role of local Muslims in ensuring the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra over the years and expressed hope that the pilgrimage will......
2019-07-01 02:34

Coalition forced to explain conduct of Taylor and Frydenberg over endangered grasslands Guardian Australia investigation revealed Angus Taylor met with the environment department even as it investigated a company he holds an interest in The government will be forced to explain the conduct of two of its senior ministers – Angus Taylor an...
2019-07-04 10:17

Hubble, Spitzer telescopes conduct chemical survey of mid-size exoplanet For the first time, scientists, with the help of a pair of NASA space telescopes, have identified the chemical signature of the atmosphere surrounding a mid-sized exoplanet....
2019-07-03 06:51

Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a looming global downturn Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a global downturn: declining demand for air cargo and a peak in aircraft orders last year, according to Peter Harbison, the executive chairman of CAPA, the Centre for Aviation....
2019-06-17 14:17

Formula One champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda won two of his F1 titles after a crash left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
2019-07-12 04:01

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India....
2019-07-16 10:17

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India earlier this year....
2019-07-16 06:00

Air Travel To Turn Costlier From July 1 After Aviation Security Fee Hike Air travel will become slightly costlier as the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF) from Rs 130 to Rs 150 for each Indian passenger from July 1 onwards,......
2019-06-08 14:00

U.S. House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
2019-07-11 23:34

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
2019-07-05 10:34

Jet lands in Florida, claiming new aviation records for circling the globe A team of aviators, including retired astronaut Terry Virts, landed at Kennedy Space Center Thursday morning, claiming to have set three global flying records for circling the Earth over the North and South poles....
2019-07-11 22:51

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
2019-06-22 09:17

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in January, Officer Richard Daniel was ar...
2019-06-18 02:00

College wrestling star, teammate arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct A college wrestling star and his teammate were arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct though details behind the arrest were scant....
2019-06-17 21:17

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26 20:51

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro-Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has reportedly been sent back to continue deliberating on eight additional charges, including six feloni...
2019-06-11 01:51

Mark Penn: If Trump probed Nadler, Schiff the way they conduct investigations on him, he'd be impeached There would be calls for President Trump's impeachment if he investigated lawmakers as fervently as they probe him and his family, Mark Penn claimed....
2019-06-09 20:51

Actor Kevin Spacey's alleged sex assault victim sues over 'lascivious conduct' The man former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is charged with sexually assaulting at a bar on the Massachusetts beach island of Nantucket three years ago has sued the Oscar-winning actor....
2019-06-27 19:17

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible' A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their cancer has slashed an $80 million payout, Reuters reported on ...
2019-07-16 10:17

NFL suspends Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for personal conduct The NFL will suspend four-time Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.       ...
2019-07-13 04:51

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to topple opposition governments in states, and raised......
2019-07-10 10:17

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
2019-06-07 19:51

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year....
2019-07-16 05:34

Czech, Russia aviation authorities extend access till Sunday The Czech Transport Ministry has temporarily granted Russian airlines permission to fly to the Czech Republic until Sunday to give the aviation authorities of the two countries time to settle their dispute over flight routes....
2019-07-02 18:00

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
2019-07-16 09:00

UPDATE 3-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan re-opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed after clashes with India, which forced lengthy detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
2019-07-16 12:17

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
2019-05-24 07:00

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
2019-06-30 12:01

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
2019-06-18 18:34

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
2019-05-31 18:34

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry....
2019-05-30 10:17

Centre Suggests Easing Foreign Investment Norms For Media, Aviation The government today proposed relaxation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail....
2019-07-05 10:34

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing......
2019-07-04 21:17

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts ...
2019-06-15 11:17

U.N. aviation agency to review global pilot training in shadow of 737 MAX crashes Global regulators will meet in Montreal next week to review pilot licensing requirements, the U.N.'s aviation agency said, as part of a discussion that has gained urgency following two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the past year....
2019-07-03 01:17

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
2019-06-10 22:00

Aviation Body Issues Safety Directions After Planes Overshoot Runways Indian aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday issued safety directions to airlines in the wake of multiple incidents of planes overshooting runways while operating amidst bad weather conditions....
2019-07-03 01:17

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
2019-06-01 16:34

Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II Found Guilty of Rape, Lewd Conduct Involving 3 Women Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II is facing some eight years in prison after a Southern California jury found him guilty Monday of rape and lewd conduct charges in which three women were violated....
2019-06-11 05:34

Southeast Asia making good progress on South China Sea conduct code: Thailand Southeast Asian nations made good progress on a Code of Conduct negotiating draft for the disputed South China Sea and likely will finish a first reading by the end of this year, the Thai foreign ministry said as regional leaders met in Bangkok....
2019-06-22 16:17

USS Ronald Reagan, Japanese helicopter carrier conduct joint exercise in South China Sea Two aircraft carrier strike groups -- the USS Ronald Reagan CSG and ships from Japan's MSDF -- conducted a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea from Monday through Wednesday, the U.S. 7th Fleet said....
2019-06-13 00:00

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
2019-05-31 04:00

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
2019-06-21 08:51

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as late June, three people familiar with Thursday's br...
2019-05-24 00:34

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
2019-06-10 11:34

Budget airlines the flavor of South Korean aviation market, Jeju travel booms Kim Bo-Min, a Starbucks barista, paid 140,000 won ($118) for a round-trip from her hometown of Daegu to the popular resort island of Jeju, arriving on T'Way Air Co Ltd, part of South Korea's rapidly growing low-cost airline sector....
2019-06-01 17:51

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
2019-07-07 05:34

South Korea will conduct new military-civilian exercises next week, replacing joint U.S. drill canceled last year South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with the United States that was canceled last year during ongoing peace eff...
2019-05-24 11:51

Judge dismisses disorderly conduct citation issued against Georgia mother after her toddler urinated in a gas station parking lot (WAGT) A Georgia mother is no longer being charged with disorderly conduct after a deputy saw her toddler son urinate in a gas station parking lot back in April. Charges were dropped Thursday against Brooke Johns, who was almost nine months pregnant ...
2019-07-13 15:00

U.S. Announces Inquiry of French Digital Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology firms particularly, by targeting trading partners....
2019-07-11 14:01

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
2019-06-18 14:01

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
2019-07-11 13:17

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
2019-07-13 01:51

Inquiry after MP brands Tory colleague 'disgrace' An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave the party....
2019-06-21 15:51

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop ...
2019-06-11 18:17

| 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

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
2019-06-07 00:00

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
2019-07-15 09:34

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
2019-05-25 02:34

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
2019-05-23 08:17

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a PO...
2019-06-27 22:34

Russia's Putin orders inquiry into accident with submarine Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an inquiry into an accident with a submarine, he told a meeting with his defense minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 21:17

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
2019-07-12 19:51

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
2019-06-04 14:51

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's native peoples....
2019-06-04 13:51

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
2019-06-07 12:17

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

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive ...
2019-05-24 07:51

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
2019-06-29 08:17

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
2019-05-21 14:39

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killings in the context of the so-called war on drugs" in the Philippines....
2019-06-07 10:00

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30 20:01

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
2019-05-21 16:00

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main susp...
2019-06-04 10:17

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people....
2019-06-08 14:00

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
2019-06-20 20:17

Foreign Office orders inquiry into leak of cables on Trump British ambassador described Trump’s White House as ‘inept’ in internal memosThe Foreign Office has ordered an inquiry into what was described as a “disgraceful” leak of confidential internal memos presenting an unflattering portrait of Donald Trump ...
2019-07-07 18:51

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts ...
2019-05-22 03:51

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
2019-06-27 18:51

Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there. Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from off...
2019-05-21 17:17

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report......
2019-06-03 18:17

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery -Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:17

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
2019-06-08 21:51

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
2019-06-04 01:00

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
2019-06-07 16:00

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official ...
2019-05-23 14:51

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news service, Agencia Brasil, on Monday....
2019-07-02 07:34

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
2019-05-23 11:00

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do noth...
2019-06-05 01:17

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Paris prosecutor’s office and the national gendarmerie confirmed the arrest Monday of Mahamat Nour...
2019-06-17 15:51

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
2019-06-06 00:51

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery: Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 12:51

UPDATE 2-Nordea's Danish HQ searched in money-laundering inquiry Denmark's state prosecutor searched the local headquarters of Nordea last week in relation to new developments in a money-laundering investigation into the region's biggest bank....
2019-06-18 12:51

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
2019-06-19 15:00

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
2019-06-03 21:34

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
2019-06-10 22:17

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14 15:34

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new investigation into his conduct....
2019-06-21 23:34

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

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of t...
2019-05-24 06:00

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

BeIN Sports chief in World Athletics Championships corruption inquiry • French authorities suspect he paid bribes for Doha bid• Yousef Al-Obaidly denies wrongdoing in statementThe director general of the Qatari television group BeIN is under investigation for corruption by the French authorities, who suspect he paid br...
2019-05-22 14:51

Chief who helped save baby resigns amid use of force inquiry GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of using excessive force against a father charged with trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. The Kansas City Star reports that Greg Hallgrimson form...
2019-06-07 17:17

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
2019-07-12 10:51

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
2019-06-07 23:34

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of distinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
2019-06-12 01:34

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
2019-06-18 03:00

LAPD opens internal affairs inquiry in Nipsey Hussle case Los Angeles police have opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the manhunt for the shooter....
2019-07-02 15:51

UPDATE 2-Swedbank suspends Estonian heads in money laundering inquiry Swedbank has suspended with immediate effect the two most senior executives of its Estonian business, which is being investigated over alleged money laundering....
2019-06-18 12:51

Scientists renew calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Experts warn ‘we are wasting a huge amount of money’ with no guarantee more water is reaching the environmentThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientis...
2019-07-09 06:34

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
2019-06-07 18:17

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
2019-06-13 02:00

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
2019-05-21 15:17

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
2019-06-13 11:17

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the R...
2019-06-06 14:17

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
2019-07-05 04:34

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
2019-07-06 03:17

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
2019-06-11 20:00

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
2019-05-29 09:17

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
2019-05-24 05:34

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
2019-06-02 23:34

'Crackpot stuff': Coalition MPs' call for nuclear power inquiry rejected by Greens Sarah Hanson-Young says the Nationals who have raised nuclear energy are ‘lunatic cowboys’The Greens have labelled Coalition MPs pushing for an inquiry into nuclear power as “lunatic cowboys”, pledging to block any move to overturn Australia’s nuclea...
2019-06-05 02:17

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photos, including driver’s license pictures and mugshots, which could be used in facial recognition searches. That’s according to the Government Accounta...
2019-06-04 20:51

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on J...
2019-07-16 03:34

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
2019-06-05 20:00

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

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

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ h...
2019-06-04 10:34

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of O...
2019-06-21 06:17

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s phy...
2019-06-20 03:00

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consumer education....
2019-07-12 11:17

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
2019-05-31 23:34

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City,...
2019-06-19 02:51

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
2019-05-24 08:51

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
2019-05-31 20:17

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake....
2019-06-11 15:51

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge...
2019-06-14 06:01

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
2019-05-21 16:51

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-31 19:17

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
2019-06-01 17:00

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
2019-06-23 20:34

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
2019-07-03 13:17

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
2019-07-06 04:17

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Res...
2019-06-20 20:17

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
2019-06-10 15:17

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.So...
2019-07-10 13:34

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial br...
2019-07-09 02:17

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision....
2019-07-10 12:00

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
2019-05-28 22:51

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is reviewing Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
2019-07-05 13:17

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
2019-07-05 11:51

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on rates for years, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 09:17

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
2019-07-05 10:00

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
2019-06-07 10:34

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s administration “dysfunctional” and “i...
2019-07-09 07:17

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
2019-06-01 21:34

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded t...
2019-06-28 18:51

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
2019-05-31 02:17

Watchdog finds rotting food at migrant detention facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violated standards at immigration detention facilities. The Office of Inspector General made unannounced vi...
2019-06-06 18:00

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
2019-05-22 15:51

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
2019-07-11 12:17

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
2019-07-10 16:17

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
2019-07-10 16:17

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them ...
2019-07-16 08:34

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or w...
2019-06-01 06:17

UPDATE 2-UK watchdog shakes up 'dysfunctional' bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Friday, in a radical change that will raise questions about the future of free in-credit bank...
2019-06-07 10:34

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals as lawmakers demanded answers....
2019-07-03 01:34

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
2019-05-31 16:00

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global ...
2019-05-21 16:17

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
2019-07-02 20:17

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
2019-06-05 19:51

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
2019-07-04 16:34

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
2019-06-21 20:00

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
2019-05-29 12:51

Kellyanne Conway should be removed from office, says federal watchdog – live Office of Special Counsel recommends White House aide be removed due to violations of Hatch Act, which requires certain activities be nonpartisanSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.43pm BST Kim Kardashian will be at the White House...
2019-06-13 21:51

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
2019-05-21 22:17

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a trend officials said showed reforms were fully embedded....
2019-05-21 17:34

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
2019-06-08 03:51

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
2019-07-15 21:34

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirmed....
2019-07-08 23:34

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the...
2019-06-14 18:34

UK competition watchdog flags concerns on Live Nation-MCD merger Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday the proposed takeover of Ireland-based MCD Productions by the joint venture owned by U.S.-based Live Nation raises competition concerns in the music promotion industry in Northern Ireland....
2019-07-11 14:00

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political ca...
2019-06-21 03:51

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
2019-07-09 21:34

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
2019-06-21 19:00

EU's markets watchdog warns of split share trading if no-deal Brexit European Union preparations for a no-deal Brexit would split stock markets in Europe, although the damage could be reduced if Britain spelled out in advance its approach to trading, a top EU regulator said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 23:17

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
2019-06-28 20:51

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust ...
2019-06-28 18:51

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
2019-06-13 18:51

Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes control of borders A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should step up sea rescues - an element that is not part of the bloc's new five-year action p...
2019-06-18 11:17

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
2019-06-06 22:51

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
2019-06-22 08:34

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
2019-06-01 03:34

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
2019-06-28 02:17

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak - RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 18:00

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questi...
2019-06-01 06:00

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
2019-06-28 23:34

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
2019-05-28 14:34

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY – The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head Seth Agata will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Cuomo, served as the executive director of the much-criticized Joint ...
2019-05-22 21:17

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
2019-07-10 16:17

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday after a meeting with the company....
2019-07-15 22:00

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so-called "extraordinary cooperation."...
2019-07-11 20:00

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
2019-07-09 22:34

Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating if U.S.-based Liqui-Box's planned takeover of DS Smith Plc's ‍flexible and rigid plastic business could hurt market competition....
2019-05-24 17:00

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector Gen...
2019-07-11 04:00

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
2019-05-23 18:00

U.N. watchdog confirms Iran has breached nuclear deal stockpile limit Iranian news agencies quoted the foreign minister as saying Iran has surpassed a 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium allowed under the accord. ...
2019-07-01 18:51

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
2019-05-24 17:17

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
2019-07-10 21:17

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
2019-07-09 04:00

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
2019-05-21 14:39

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
2019-05-28 16:51

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may also reduce the abilities of people as they age....
2019-07-01 04:51

UPDATE 1-Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health -UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
2019-05-22 15:00

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
2019-07-03 22:34

UPDATE 1-Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether U.S.-based Liqui-Box's $585 million takeover of a DS Smith Plc business could lessen competition in the market....
2019-05-24 17:00

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
2019-07-06 04:51

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
2019-06-13 20:17

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
2019-06-20 21:17

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
2019-07-13 17:17

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
2019-07-10 23:00

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will review the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 20:51

Court dismisses consumer watchdog's claim 'flushable' wipes labelling is misleading Choice says decision is terrible news for people who care about the environmentAustralia’s consumer watchdog has failed to persuade a judge that Kimberly-Clark Australia misled customers when it said its wipes – moist towelettes – were flushable.The ...
2019-06-28 08:17

Watchdog files ethics complaint against Dominic LeBlanc over connections to judicial appointees Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch says an investigation is necessary to determine if LeBlanc violated ethics laws by "participating in the decisions to appoint the judges."...
2019-07-04 19:51

U.S. accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ at emergency meeting of atomic energy watchdog  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors....
2019-07-10 18:34

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspe...
2019-07-03 03:17

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
2019-05-22 04:00

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
2019-07-10 21:34

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Couns...
2019-06-13 19:34

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
2019-05-21 15:51

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
2019-06-21 06:34

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

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
2019-06-19 01:34

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2019-06-27 18:34

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
2019-06-17 02:17

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. The post UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. appeared fi...
2019-07-01 17:34

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Republicans pressure nuclear watchdog to speed up small reactor push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-27 18:34

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
2019-05-21 22:17

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets R...
2019-05-31 23:17

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
2019-06-11 04:17

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls special counsel Mueller's inquiry 'very objective' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired. But Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Dem...
2019-06-13 20:34

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-13 21:34

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
2019-06-02 01:17

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
2019-07-11 12:34

Tower Hamlets arrest: Police watchdog probe footage showing man 'suffering a seizure' while being restrained The police watchdog is investigating footage of a man who appeared to suffer a seizure while being restrained by police during a scuffle over parking his car....
2019-07-11 17:34

Children held in Heathrow Airport detention rooms for 'unacceptably long' lengths of time, watchdog warns Children are being held in "unsuitable" temporary detention rooms at Heathrow Airport for more than 12 hours at a time, a report from a prison watchdog has found....
2019-07-03 06:17

Death Stranding Will Be Out In November Death Stranding, the bizarre next game from Metal Gear Solid director Hideo Kojima, will hit PlayStation 4 on November 8, 2019, publisher Sony said today....
2019-05-29 18:51

Death Investigation Underway In Whitley Co. WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are investigating after a woman was found dead at a home in Whitley County Wednesday evening. Kentucky State Police say they received a shots-fired call at a home on Highway 1064. When trooper...
2019-05-23 08:34

Death Stranding Looks Great As A PS1 Game Bear Parker, the same guy who managed to remake Metal Gear Solid inside another game, has decided to take everything we’ve seen of Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding and turn it into a PlayStation 1 game, complete with gameplay and giant ladders....
2019-06-28 15:00

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international community. DW analyzes the reasons behind his controversial decision....
2019-07-04 20:34

2 arrested in gun death of 5-year-old boy in Wisconsin KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say two men who dropped off a 5-year-old boy at a hospital with a fatal gunshot wound have been arrested. The child, Dakari Weldon, was shot Monday at a home in Kenosha and taken to Froedtert South Hospital. T...
2019-06-19 22:17

First Look At The New Death Note One-Shot Manga Death Note ended in 2006, but manga artist Takeshi Obata is bringing it back for a one-shot manga. Obata collaborated with writer Tsugumi Ohba to create the manga back in 2003. At a new art exhibition celebrating Obata’s work, panels from the forthco...
2019-07-12 18:00

New Death Stranding trailer to drop on May 29 Sony may not be attending E3 2019, but that doesn't mean we won't be getting any news on upcoming Sony exclusives anytime soon. In fact, following a series of cryptic tweets from Hideo Kojima, Kojima Productions has confirmed that a br...
2019-05-28 23:17

E. Jean Carroll Is Getting Death Threats It’s been nearly three weeks since writer E. Jean Carroll accused Donald Trump of raping her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman 23 years ago and, just as Carroll expected, absolutely nothing has happened to Trump, save for a small (and likely un...
2019-07-14 23:34

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing is underway in the case of a Los Angeles mother accused of keeping her special-needs son locked in a closet, ultimately causing his death. KABC-TV reports police Detective Abel Munoz testified ...
2019-06-19 18:17

Man found shot to death in SUV: cops Police found a man dead in the driver’s seat of his SUV early Sunday morning. Dante Ryer, 26, was discovered with a gunshot to the head in his Nissan Pathfinder in front of 6 East 132nd Street in East Harlem just after 2 a.m., cops said. EMS to...
2019-07-14 19:17

‘It Was Like a Zoo:’ Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced....
2019-05-27 00:51

New Hampshire repeals its death penalty CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto. The repeal takes effect immediately. The 16-8 vote Thursday was the necessary two-thi...
2019-05-30 17:34

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Following Schrödinger’s cat to its death and giving it a reprieve Enlarge / Two-state cat. (credit: RBerteig on Flickr) One thing I dislike about quantum mechanics is that it encourages journalists to overuse words like "mysterious" and "spooky." Given that we can model quantum systems to an accuracy that would m...
2019-06-05 21:00

'Kai the Hitchhiker' gets 57 years for beating man to death A man who gained internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" has been sentenced to 57 years in prison for the beating death of a New Jersey man....
2019-05-30 20:34

Pig brains have been partly revived after death - what does this mean? Pig brains have been partly revived after their bodies were killed. But what does this mean and how could it be used to help people in emergency situations?...
2019-05-21 17:51

Virginia man charged in death of dog that was set on fire RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence in a Virginia park, covered in accelerant and set on fire. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill was arrested Monday by U.S. M...
2019-05-21 16:17

How Best Buy came back from the brink of death and took on Amazon Best Buy was a behemoth in electronics retail that nearly died. It engineered a miraculous turnaround, and now a new CEO intends to keep the momentum....
2019-05-30 13:17

'I still cannot believe he is gone' - Llorente reacts to Reyes death "After the world of football was plunged into mourning following the death of former Spain and Arsenal forward Jose Antonio Reyes, former team-mate Fernando Llorente spoke of his sadness."...
2019-06-02 14:00

'Death Stranding' arrives on PS4 November 8th After an hours-long looping stream of handprint silhouettes covering footage from the game, Sony has revealed more details about its upcoming PS4 blockbuster, Death Stranding, which arrives November 8th. The new trailer for legendary Metal Gear Solid...
2019-05-29 22:51

Cops looking for suspect in death of cab driver hit by own car Police are looking for the man who robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and cause himself to be run over and killed by his own car. The suspect was caught on surveillance video near the scene of the in...
2019-07-16 09:34

Community mourns death of Arizona DPS K9 Ax TUCSON – Arizona Department of Public Safety is mourning the passing of DPS K9 officer Ax. According to DPS, the furry officer served and protected the community as part of the department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. He and his han...
2019-07-13 04:17

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Bissaka, 95’ og)"...
2019-06-19 00:34

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
2019-05-22 01:17

The race to stop the death of Venice Venice is straining under the huge numbers of visitors that flock to see its canals and architecture. The Italian city has plans to restrict them, but will these measures allay fears it will become a theme park?...
2019-06-15 17:17

Emotional Angels win a day after Skaggs' death With the memory of Tyler Skaggs weighing heavy on their hearts, the Angels won their first game since the death of the much-loved 27-year-old pitcher who got to play for his favorite childhood team....
2019-07-03 08:34

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of Vincent van Gogh's death....
2019-06-19 19:34

Emiliano Sala: man arrested over death of footballer Police investigating death of player in plane crash arrest man aged 64 from YorkshireDetectives investigating the death of the Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by ...
2019-06-19 20:17

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
2019-06-19 22:00

How Cameron Boyce’s Epilepsy May Have Caused His Death at 20 The Disney Channel star’s family released a statement confirming his medical condition, which led to a fatal seizure over the weekend. In the U.S., about 2,600 people a year die from a disorder known as sudden unexpected death in epilepsy....
2019-07-10 23:17

Storms Blamed For Man’s Death In Allen County ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The violent storms that swept across the southern commonwealth are being blamed for one death. The Allen County coroner says a man driving a pickup truck in Scottsville was killed when a tree fell on the vehicle. Th...
2019-06-22 15:51

| WATCH: US man sentenced to death for killing his five children An American convicted of killing his five small children has been sentenced to death, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14 11:17

Flu ruled out as cause of death for Texas couple in Fiji FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Health officials in Fiji say they don’t yet have an answer on why a Texas couple died while vacationing on the island but that influenza has been ruled out as a potential cause. Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medic...
2019-06-06 16:51

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the regi...
2019-06-18 18:51

Police end mystery behind Leidy Asprilla’s death After days of wild speculation, first on where Colombian soccer player Leidy Asprilla had disappeared and then what caused the Olympian’s death, authorities have ruled it a simple, but tragic, traffic accident. Asprilla, a 22-year-old who’d played fo...
2019-05-24 20:34

Police arrest man in hit-and-run death of girl at bus stop Investigators say they've arrested a 19-year-old man who they say drove away after his pickup truck struck and killed an 8-year-old girl at a school bus stop in southwest Florida....
2019-05-24 20:51

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
2019-06-18 19:51

Man, 63, jumped to his death from Lincoln Square building A man jumped to his death from a luxury Lincoln Square building Saturday morning, authorities said. The 63-year-old fell from approximately the 15th floor of 30 West 63rd Street around 6:45 a.m, police said. The 33-story building, located less than a...
2019-05-25 21:17

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gissendanner is being released after pleading guilty on Monday to the killing of 77-year-old Margaret Snel...
2019-06-18 18:00

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
2019-06-18 03:51

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avenger...
2019-05-21 18:51

Bronx woman’s death ruled a homicide The death of a 33-year-old Bronx woman has been deemed a homicide, according to police sources. Victim Cindi Olivo was found face up on the bedroom floor of her University Avenue apartment around 8:40 p.m. July 12 after someone called the police comp...
2019-07-14 23:00

Police ID man shot, driven around for hour before death Police have identified a man who was shot at a gas station in Mississippi and then driven around for at least an hour before being pronounced dead at a hospital....
2019-06-13 20:51

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old ...
2019-06-10 08:34

A bad sense of smell predicts early death but we don’t know why A poor sense of smell in older adults is linked to a nearly 50 per cent higher risk of death in the next 10 years, but the reasons for this are unclear...
2019-05-21 17:51

Man stabbed to death during argument in Queens deli A 32-year-old man died after being stabbed in the chest during an argument at his neighborhood deli in Queens, police said Monday. The victim, Desmond Tillery, was arguing with a man while standing in the doorway of the Day & Night Deli & Grill on Be...
2019-05-21 16:51

The Familiar Tragedy of Layleen Polanco's Death In New York State this week, lawmakers introduced a sweeping and unprecedented proposal to decriminalize sex work by amending a web of policies that target people in the sex trades. But as the bill was being announced on Monday, a parallel story was ...
2019-06-12 21:34

Nursing home, pharmacy to pay nearly $13M in judge’s death LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A nursing home and pharmacy agreed to give nearly $13 million to the family of a retired judge who died after they say he was not given his necessary medication. The Courier-Journal reports both companies and the judge’s...
2019-06-12 05:00

Death by clubbing: the brutality of Thailand's pig slaughterhouses Humane killing practices are virtually unknown in the majority of Thailand’s abattoirs, say campaigners, with millions of pigs dying in pain All photographs by Jo-Anne McArthur/We AnimalsWarning: this article includes some graphic images that some re...
2019-06-11 14:51

Transgender woman’s death in NYC jail under investigation NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a transgender woman who died in a New York City jail says she had a seizure disorder and other health problems and was hospitalized weeks before her death. A jail officer found 27-year-old Layleen Polanco unresponsive in...
2019-06-11 23:17

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
2019-06-08 07:34

Is the Switch Lite the death knell for the Nintendo 3DS? Nintendo this week revealed the Switch Lite, a handheld-only version of the Switch with a slimmer form. Naturally, the inclusion of this new Switch into Nintendo’s stable begs the question of what place the venerable 3DS has in the new family. Is the...
2019-07-13 02:17

Dad wants to sue NYPD over son’s subway station electrocution death A father whose son died during a run-in with cops says the NYPD gave him inconsistent accounts of what happened and then refused to provide information from its probe, according to new court papers. Guillermo Rene Moreira says in the Manhattan Suprem...
2019-06-15 10:00

The Latest: Reaction to the death of a ‘night tripper’ NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Mac Rebennack, the New Orleans musician better known as Dr. John (all times local): 6 p.m. Louisiana’s governor is remembering the musician known as Dr. John as “a true Louisiana legend.”...
2019-06-07 01:51

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
2019-06-18 03:00

Can we talk in confidence? The death of candour in the age of surveillance The Kim Darroch leaks highlight how hard it is to keep any communication private. How can we regain our privacy?“Dance like no one is watching,” the American journalist Olivia Nuzzi wrote in 2014. “Email like it may one day be read aloud in a deposit...
2019-07-11 08:17

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for life for the fatal stabbing of his roommate in 1999....
2019-05-23 23:00

'Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website. Madawi Al-Rasheed, an expert on Saudi society, says mass executions are becoming common in the Gulf kingdom....
2019-05-23 22:17

Lena Headey says she wanted a 'better death' for Cersei If you were left a little deflated by Cersei Lannister's anticlimactic "Game of Thrones" death, you aren't alone. Actress Lena Headey says she wished her character had gone out a different way too....
2019-06-18 01:51

Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff "Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling \u0027like a zombie\u0027 and struggling to contain his emotions."...
2019-05-23 17:51

Lena Headey: ‘I wanted a better death for Cersei’ The actor hasn’t stood still since Game of Thrones ended. There’s her short film, her work with refugees – and there’s always another tattoo…Lena Headey has been an actor for the better part of three decades, but the experience has not eased the doub...
2019-06-16 12:17

AZGFD offering up to $1,500 in death of 2 horned owls TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Operation Game Thief program is offering up to $1,500 for information leading to an arrest regarding in the death of two horned owls. AZGFD says two young great horned owls were found dead May 28 in the 150...
2019-06-05 22:51

Tucson man awaits sentencing in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man convicted of killing his girlfriend in 2017 is scheduled to be sentenced Friday morning. On June 11, Mario Jesus Dorame was found guilty of killing Maria Dolores Escobedo. Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail Dorame was convicted of fi...
2019-07-12 18:00

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world-renowned scientist in developmental biology....
2019-07-16 10:00

Milwaukee man charged in death of 5-year-old who found gun MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a Milwaukee man has been charged in the death a 5-year-old boy who found a gun and killed himself. Court documents released Sunday by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office show 25-year-old Michael Moor...
2019-06-24 00:17

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group....
2019-06-03 17:17

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
2019-06-04 06:51

Searching for the Terrifying Mongolian Death Worm Deep within the shifting sands of the Gobi Desert lies the elusive Olgoi-Khorkhoi, the Mongolian Death Worm – or so legend has it. The Mongolian Death Worm is a bright red worm, a mysterious cryptid said to inhabit the southern Gobi Desert. Local Mon...
2019-07-05 23:00

How Blagoy Ivanov cheated death to become a UFC contender Nearly stabbed to death seven years ago, Blagoy Ivanov will face Tai Tuivasa on Saturday on the main card of UFC 238. Here's his story of a second life....
2019-06-04 15:51

Driver, 16, arrested in Auburn announcer's death Police have arrested a 16-year-old driver involved in the death of Rod Bramblett, who served as the radio voice for Auburn football, basketball and baseball, and his wife Paula....
2019-07-02 08:34

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It i...
2019-05-30 18:34

MLB roundup: Angels win 1st game after Skaggs' death A day after teammate Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his team hotel room from undetermined causes, the Los Angeles Angels returned to the field Tuesday and earned a 9-4 win over the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas....
2019-07-03 10:51

The Latest: Phoenix man get 20 years in girlfriend’s death PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Phoenix man in killing of his girlfriend (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Phoenix has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for killing his girlfriend, and another seven years for an unrelated conv...
2019-06-01 02:17

Lawyers working to avoid retrial of man just off death row Prosecutors and lawyers for a Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row before his conviction was tossed said Thursday that they are trying to work out an agreement to avoid his retrial....
2019-05-30 20:34

According to Hideo Kojima, there is a countdown for Death Stranding that will end on May 29 for a wo According to Hideo Kojima, there is a countdown for Death Stranding that will end on May 29 for a worldwide reveal on PlayStation’s Twitch channel....
2019-05-29 15:00

The Morning After: Ferrari's first PHEV and 'Death Stranding' Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you were looking for a fast car that's also a little more eco-friendly, we have a Ferrari you should see, and Google Maps is getting a lot better around the globe. Oh, and, of course, we saw another dual...
2019-05-30 13:51

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last year in Turkey. ​”​I think it’s been he...
2019-06-23 23:51

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
2019-06-03 16:00

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
2019-06-03 11:34

Angels try to get handle on raw emotion after Skaggs death Mike Trout and the rest of the Los Angeles Angels are struggling to get a handle on the raw emotion after the death of 27-year-old teammate Tyler Skaggs       ...
2019-07-03 11:00

Death Mark Reminds Us That We Can Never Vanquish Our Ghosts There was a time I was obsessed with American urban legends, especially the horror-themed ones. Learning more about their roots and origins, and how a story evolves over time to fit the social mores of its time was fascinating, if terrifying. Death M...
2019-06-22 22:00

Dad, stepmom charged in starvation death boy in Indiana A man who carried his son's lifeless body into an Indiana hospital has been charged with murder after an autopsy found that the 12-year-old had been abused and starved to death....
2019-06-03 05:17

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country's famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent....
2019-06-03 18:34

Death Stranding will be released on November 8, 2019 Kojima Productions has just dropped a brand-new and lengthy trailer for Death Stranding which reveals the allusive title will release on November 8, 2019. The trailer sheds some light on what we can expect from Death Stranding. Well, a little bi...
2019-05-29 19:51

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of these past trailers hasn’t been Mads Mikkelsen or any other actors. Instead, the real star has been tha...
2019-06-02 20:51

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department ...
2019-06-21 05:34

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
2019-05-31 21:17

Turkey says it will ensure Morsi’s death is not forgotten ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to ensure that the “drama” surrounding former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi’s death is not forgotten. Erdogan made the comments during a meeti...
2019-06-20 13:00

Man charged in death of 5-year-old boy caught in crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy who police in North Carolina say was caught in crossfire. A Robeson County Sheriff’s Office release says 24-year-old Donovan Travale Lock...
2019-06-29 09:00

Alabama woman charged in death of man carjacked, run over BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman has been arrested in the death of a man who was assaulted during a carjacking and run over by an off-duty officer. News outlets report 32-year-old Keyton Nicole Sparks was charged Thursday with the murder of J...
2019-06-28 16:34

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still ma...
2019-05-30 23:17

Swim instructor charged with neglect over boy’s near death MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida swim instructor has been charged with child neglect over the near death of a 3-year-old boy who slipped underwater for more than two minutes while under her supervision. News outlets report Park Maitland School worker ...
2019-05-31 12:17

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-27 03:34

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from right-wing extremists....
2019-06-20 02:17

More 'Death Stranding' details are coming on May 29th Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has so far existed as little more than a collection of strange cutscenes and brief gameplay snippets, but it's about to make considerably more sense... hopefully. Kojima Productions has teased a countdown to a...
2019-05-27 23:34

Swim instructor charged with neglect over boy's near death A Florida swim instructor has been charged with child neglect over the near death of a 3-year-old boy who slipped underwater for more than two minutes while under her supervision....
2019-05-31 15:34

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place....
2019-06-14 02:17

Bail reduced for man accused in LSU basketball player death BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting an LSU basketball player has had his bail reduced by more than half so he can participate in certain programs. News outlets report a judge cut 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson’s bail from $3...
2019-06-11 23:17

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-13 23:34

South Carolina dad sentenced to death for killing his 5 kids The South Carolina dad convicted of murdering his five young children was sentenced to death on Thursday, with jurors voting unanimously to kill him. Timothy Jones Jr., 37, had been convicted by the same Lexington County jury a week ago after being c...
2019-06-14 06:01

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
2019-07-14 15:00

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11 Sudanese activists say at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
2019-07-01 23:17

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
2019-07-14 05:34

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-29 04:51

U.N. says independent probe into Venezuelan captain's death is imperative Venezuelan authorities must conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday....
2019-07-01 19:51

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
2019-07-13 13:17

Ashley Massaro was set to appear in suicide prevention video before death Before former WWE star Ashley Massaro tragically took her own life in May, she agreed to appear in a video for a song about suicide prevention written by her colleague at a Long Island radio station. “Ashley was very enthusiastic about the song,” Bri...
2019-06-28 21:17

Arkansas ex-lawmaker’s family saddened, angered by her death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas lawmaker whose body was found at her home last week say they’re saddened and angered by her death, and are confident authorities are using all their resources to solve her killing. Dozens...
2019-06-11 20:34

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news release that the death happened Saturday morning after Jackson County Sheriff’s dep...
2019-06-15 23:51

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the do...
2019-06-24 03:00

Tyler Skaggs: What we know about death of 27-year-old Angels pitcher Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in a hotel room Monday, hours before his team was scheduled to face the Texas Rangers. He was 27.       ...
2019-07-02 23:51

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
2019-06-13 20:51

UN: Average of nearly 1 migrant child death daily since 2014 GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of at least one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the U.S.-Mexico border co...
2019-06-28 11:17

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompte...
2019-06-13 11:34

Joe Biden opens up about death of first wife, daughter during debate Joe Biden recalled the 1972 car crash that tragically killed his first wife and one-year-old daughter while speaking at Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. The former vice president was asked about improvements in Obamacare during the debate ...
2019-06-28 05:51

Driver charged in hit-and-run death of Long Island jogger A driver has been arrested in the alleged hit-and-run death of a jogger on Long Island, police said. Michael McDermott, 37, was running along the shoulder on Lake Avenue in St. James when a 2014 Nissan sedan struck him around 12:20 p.m. Sunday, accor...
2019-07-15 17:34

USWNT celebration debate hijacked by death threats Now the full-blown debate over the US Women’s National Team’s blowout of Thailand in its World Cup opener is getting out of hand on both sides. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism for continuing to celebrate their goals in ...
2019-06-13 04:51

Jury to soon decide if father gets death for killing 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury is expected to begin deliberating whether a South Carolina father is sentenced to death or life in prison for killing his five children. Prosecutors and lawyers for Timothy Jones Jr. are scheduled to give closing argument...
2019-06-13 09:51

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have pr...
2019-06-13 09:51

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)       &#...
2019-06-13 07:00

A Pregnant Woman Was Shot. She Was Charged With Her Baby's Death A 27-year-old Alabama woman was indicted on manslaughter charges Wednesday in the shooting death of her own unborn child, even though, police say, another woman pulled the trigger....
2019-06-28 04:51

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter’s diet triggered an undiagnosed condition that ultimately contributed to her death two years ago. Mi...
2019-07-16 04:00

Sri Lanka death penalty reinstatement 'extremely disturbing' Sri Lanka has ended a moratorium on the death penalty and hired two hangmen to execute four persons convicted of drug offenses. In an interview with DW, HRW's Meenakshi Ganguly says the government's move is regressive....
2019-07-01 13:34

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
2019-06-12 03:17

Turns Out, The Walking Dead Comic's Most Shocking Death Is Its Own Just last month, we were calling The Walking Dead #192 “the end of an era,” thanks to a stunning issue (spoilers at that link). But if you thought creator Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard couldn’t top that twist, here’s another shocker: The W...
2019-07-02 23:17

‘Good boy’: Community mourns death of TPD’s first SWAT K9, Jake TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is mourning the loss of the department’s first SWAT K9 officer after he passed away on Monday. According to TPD, K9 Jake joined the department in 2011 when he was 3 years old. The department’s first...
2019-06-27 20:34

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wracked nation under President Nicolás Maduro. Sunday’s tweet from U.S. Assistant Secretary of Sta...
2019-06-30 22:17

Country Singer Justin Carter's Cause of Death Revealed UPDATE: The cause of Justin Carter's death has been revealed. According to an autopsy report filed by the Montgomery County Forensic Services Department in Texas, the country singer......
2019-07-02 22:17

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 Millions displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced millions of people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the in...
2019-07-16 06:00

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than 20 sq km since Friday....
2019-07-01 08:51

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to k...
2019-07-02 02:51

Fans mark 10 years since Michael Jackson's death Michael Jackson fans continue to grieve the loss of the "King of Pop." Claims of child molestation have marred the singer's legacy and raise questions about how to remember him....
2019-06-28 07:00

U.N. rapporteur on Jamal Khashoggi death: 'Silence is not an option' A United Nations special rapporteur says the United States and allies must do more to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 14:00

| Yemen rebel court condemns 30 to death for spying A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, a judicial source said....
2019-07-09 20:34

Greek police suspect murder in death of U.S. scientist Greek police suspect foul play in the death of an American scientist whose body was found on Monday on the island of Crete, a week after she went missing, police sources said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 20:00

Audra McDonald on stage nudity, sex: ‘It scared me to death!’ Given her six Tony Awards, two Grammys, an Emmy and a National Medal of Arts, Audra McDonald has nothing left to prove. Yet there she is in “Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune,” having noisy, simulated sex with Michael Shannon, and walking about i...
2019-06-20 23:34

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-Congress leader in April....
2019-06-20 23:51

Court Street In Prestonsburg Reopens After Storm Death PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three weeks after severe storms caused a roof collapse that resulted in one death, Court Street  in downtown Prestonsburg has reopened. Michael Coleman, 62, of Pikeville was driving down Court Street when part of a ...
2019-06-18 18:00

Yemen’s rebels sentence 30 to death on espionage charges Yemeni lawyer says a rebel-controlled court has sentenced 30 people to death on charges they committed espionage for the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels...
2019-07-09 19:34

Long Island mom accused of choking her twins to death The suicidal Long Island mom accused of killing her 2-year-old twin daughters choked the life out of them, authorities revealed Wednesday as she was indicted on murder charges. Tenia Campbell, 24, of Medford pleaded not guilty during her arraignment ...
2019-07-10 20:51

Man charged in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a man has been charged with murder and pretending to be an officer in the shooting death of a woman inside a Chicago Walgreens store. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Louis Hicks turned himself in Wednesday ni...
2019-06-21 05:34

Woman stabbed to death in Brooklyn subway station A woman was stabbed to death after a fight in a Brooklyn subway station Monday night, law enforcement sources said. The 30-year-old woman was in the mezzanine of the Sutter Avenue-Rutland Road No. 3 train station in Brownsville when she got into a fi...
2019-07-09 13:00

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on ...
2019-06-19 22:17

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
2019-06-20 20:00

New Jersey mom charged in death of toddler left in hot car for hours A New Jersey mom has been charged in the death of her toddler, who was left in a hot car for 2½ hours, according to prosecutors. Police had been called on May 6 by a neighbor desperately performing CPR on the 21-month-old girl after spotting her in d...
2019-06-18 19:17