TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:34

Delle Donne, Wilson top ASG vote, to be captains

Washington's Elena Delle Donne and Las Vegas forward A'ja Wilson will serve as captains and pick teams for the WNBA All-Star Game as the starters were announced Thursday....

Delle Donne, Wilson top ASG vote, to be captains

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Delle Donne, Wilson lead early WNBA All-Star balloting Elena Delle Donne is a captain of the WNBA All-Star Game for the second straight year. This time she'll be facing a team captained by A'ja Wilson.       ...
2019-07-11 21:51

W.N.B.A. Season Preview: Does a Ring Await Elena Delle Donne? Four of the league’s biggest stars — Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi — are out for opening night and beyond. Liz Cambage and some promising rookies can fill the void....
2019-05-22 11:51

Playing without Elena Delle Donne, Mystics lose to Mercury, 91-68 Washington puts forth a lackluster effort in front of a “camp day” crowd at Capital One Arena, while the Mercury's Brittney Griner and DeWanna Bonner combine to score 47 points....
2019-07-11 02:51

Elena Delle Donne scores 18, Mystics beat Dream 96-75 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored 21 points, Elena Delle Donne added 18 in her season debut and the Washington Mystics coasted to a 96-75 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night. The Mystics christened their new Entertainment and Sports ...
2019-06-02 03:34

Elena Delle Donne’s status is unclear, but Mystics welcome back Emma Meesseman Washington's leading scorer and rebounder continues to undergo testing in the concussion protocol before Saturday night's showdown with the first-place Las Vegas Aces....
2019-07-12 23:34

With Elena Delle Donne back in form, surging Mystics ready for first-place Connecticut Delle Donne, who missed the Mystics' first meeting with Connecticut and took just nine shots in the second, has averaged 24 points over Washington's last three games....
2019-06-28 23:17

Elena Delle Donne on becoming sister Lizzie's caretaker: 'She'll be with me' WNBA star Elena Delle Donne discusses her relationship with her older sister, who has developmental disabilities, on HBO Tuesday night.        ...
2019-05-21 21:00

Pulisic captains US for 1st time under Berhalter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Star 20-year-old midfielder Christian Pulisic is captaining the U.S. for the first time under coach Gregg Berhalter, who started the same lineup in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Curacao that he sent out for the initia...
2019-07-01 06:17

| Multiple captains for Boks in Rugby Championship? The Springboks may have a number of captains over the next few months as they navigate several challenges in order to get their squad ready for the Rugby World Cup....
2019-07-04 11:00

"Great Leaders": Vettori Hails World Cup Captains Morgan, Williamson Eoin Morgan has made England the most-feared ODI side since an embarrassingly early exit in 2015 while Kane Williamson has built on the legacy of Brendon McCullum....
2019-07-14 11:00

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
2019-06-13 00:17

The Queen is joined by Harry, Beatrice and Eugenie to host team captains ahead of Cricket World Cup at Buckingham Palace garden party Prince Harry revived 140 years of English and Australian cricket rivalry today when he joked Aussie captain Aaron Finch might be getting a bit long in the tooth....
2019-05-30 10:34

England and New Zealand captains laud 'outstanding' Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy partnership Eoin Morgan heaped praise on 'outstanding' opening pair Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy, after their second successive century partnership helped book England's World Cup semi-final spot....
2019-07-04 08:51

Why Nets are bringing in Wilson Chandler The Nets continued rounding out the edges of their roster by reaching an agreement Tuesday with free-agent forward Wilson Chandler. The one-year deal, presumably for the veteran’s minimum, was first reported by Yahoo and confirmed by The Post. Chandl...
2019-07-03 06:34

At 90, E. O. Wilson Still Thrives on Being a Scientific Provocateur Over six decades, the biologist (and workaholic) Edward O. Wilson has made huge contributions to science, often sparking controversies along the way....
2019-06-03 00:34

Russell Wilson: Seahawks WR D.K. Metcalf 'looking really special' Rookie D.K. Metcalf might have slipped in the 2019 NFL Draft, but Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says the wide receiver has "looked really, really special" during off-season workouts....
2019-06-14 01:34

Goal for Seahawks QB Wilson: Play 15 more years Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has played seven seasons in the NFL and figures he's only not quite one-third of the way through his career....
2019-06-03 21:34

Graham Mertz is Wisconsin's most-hyped QB since Russell Wilson The Badgers have never landed a quarterback recruit rated as highly as the nation's No. 1 pocket passer, who stuck with Wisconsin despite a national recruiting frenzy....
2019-06-04 15:51

Hamby, Wilson send Vegas past Dallas 86-68 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reserve Dearica Hamby scored 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting and Las Vegas’ strong second quarter propelled the Aces past Dallas, 86-68 on Saturday night. A’ja Wilson added 20 points, combining with Hamby to shoot 20 for ...
2019-06-23 07:34

Saddened Mookie Wilson: Bill Buckner is more than that one play The play, now 32 years old, would link Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson forever, though the Mets’ World Series hero doesn’t want Buckner’s lasting legacy to be defined by that one moment. A “saddened” Wilson honored Buckne...
2019-05-27 23:17

Wilson Ramos starting to look like the hitter the Mets paid for The Mets had the whole Star Wars theme working Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. Princess Leia was there in costume and a bobble-head of Obi-Wan Canobi was distributed to fans with the likeness of Robinson Cano. But no one carried a bigger lightsaber...
2019-05-26 04:17

Brian Wilson postpones US tour due to 'mental insecurity' Beach Boys singer ‘struggling with stuff in my head and saying things I don’t mean’ but intends to return this yearBrian Wilson has postponed a US tour scheduled to begin on Friday due to feeling “mentally insecure”.In a statement, Wilson said he had...
2019-06-07 10:51

Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame has announced that he is postponing his "Pet Sounds" and Greatest Hits Live tour dates which were set to take place in June....
2019-06-07 04:34

How gumballs, Luke Wilson and a phone ad morphed into a quirky play Rare is the play whose title tells you exactly what to expect. “The Ferryman”? There’s not even a ferry. “To Kill a Mockingbird”? No bird. But “Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson” delivers everything it promises: hard candies and, if not the “Old Schoo...
2019-06-28 07:34

Jeremy Wilson Impostor: The Grand Schemes of the Petty Grifter That old adage that you can be anything you want? Well, Jeremy Wilson has lived it for years, crisscrossing the country and inventing new identities. A war hero, an MIT grad, a Hollywood journalist, an IRA operative—Jeremy has claimed to be all those...
2019-06-12 15:51

Wilson scores, Rapids hand LAFC 2nd loss of the season Danny Wilson scored early in the second half and the Colorado Rapids handed Los Angeles FC its second loss of the season, 1-0 on a rainy Friday night       ...
2019-06-29 08:34

Mets’ Wilson Ramos gets surprise pregnancy announcement from wife Mets catcher Wilson Ramos discovered he was was going to have another child in front of a Citi Field crowd during the Mets-Cardinals game on Thursday night. Before Ramos was headed to the on-deck circle his wife, Yely, came down from the stands with ...
2019-06-14 05:17

Review: ‘Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson,’ Aiming for His Head Based on an anecdote from the set of an infamous commercial, the play focuses on the behind-the-scenes people who work to realize an artist’s vision....
2019-06-19 20:34

Argentina are floundering and Messi problem is not the biggest one | Jonathan Wilson Copa América struggles demonstrate that more important are a lack of leadership and shrinking pool of high-class talentThe only positive for Argentina, and it is a dubious one, is that it could have been worse. A draw against Paraguay means they will...
2019-06-20 16:00

A’ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97 on Saturday night. The Aces (7-5) took the lead for good at 95-94 on Cambag...
2019-06-30 12:34

Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Friday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
2019-05-31 04:00

'Luther' Season 5 reunites Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson "Luther" is certainly hard to kill, as Idris Elba returns to his tormented British detective John Luther every few years, for miniseries of varying lengths. The enthusiasm for the latest four-episode run -- which again features Ruth Wilson's implacab...
2019-05-31 20:51

Fabinho grows in stature to become key man in Liverpool midfield | Paul Wilson Brazilian watched last year’s final knowing he would be moving to Anfield, this time he is central to their hopes of winning the Champions LeagueWhen Liverpool lost their Champions League final in Kiev a year ago it appeared their immediate reaction ...
2019-05-31 23:51

Peter Crouch, the affable beanpole who won over fans everywhere | Paul Wilson The former England striker, who has retired at 38, had an unusual skill-set and took the robot dance back to the massesWith the possible exception of Brent Sancho, the Trinidad and Tobago defender whose dreadlocks he grabbed when leaping to score a h...
2019-07-12 20:51

Would letting Maurizio Sarri leave really be sensible for Chelsea? | Jonathan Wilson The manager could go after a trophy and top-three finish. Eden Hazard is on his way. It sums up the modern ChelseaYou hope Maurizio Sarri enjoyed his first trophy in professional football – but this, surely, was not how he imagined it as he whiled aw...
2019-05-30 12:34

Julian Wilson not fazed by shark scares at Margaret River Pro Surfers rushed onto jet skis after sightingFour-foot shark believed to be a juvenile Surfing star Julian Wilson has praised the new safety measures at the Margaret River Pro after being plucked from the water during a shark scare on Tuesday. The Aust...
2019-06-04 19:00

Wilson! Cast Away basketball washes up on beach after 1,000-mile voyage A basketball launched into the sea from the most remote part of the UK - as a joke inspired by Tom Hanks' film Cast Away - has been found on a beach in Denmark after a 1,000-mile journey....
2019-07-04 22:51

Athletics-Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Thursday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
2019-05-31 16:51

Mets finally trust Wilson Ramos to catch Jacob deGrom Wilson Ramos’ training wheels have been removed. The veteran catcher was behind the plate Thursday for a second straight Jacob deGrom start. It signifies that Mets officials and deGrom are finally on board with using Ramos to catch the ace right-hand...
2019-06-14 19:34

Wilson Ramos bashes Gatorade cooler after Mets’ latest stinker This losing isn’t just getting to Mets fans, it’s boiling over to the players, too. The Post caught Wilson Ramos bashing a Gatorade cooler with his bat after the Mets’ 6-2 loss to the Braves on Friday night at Citi Field. It was the...
2019-06-29 05:51

Brazil and Argentina should fear Copa América giantkillings | Jonathan Wilson Brazil face their old enemies Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Argentina have no cause for confidence against VenezuelaHello nemesis, old friend. For Brazil and Argentina, the Copa América quarter-finals feel as if they are playing out of a series ...
2019-06-27 22:34

Watch: Mets' Wilson Ramos learns of wife's pregnancy while on-deck New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos got some exciting news while on-deck in the fourth inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals, when his wife revealed she was pregnant....
2019-06-14 19:17

Amazon's sci-fi drama 'Bliss' to star Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson What if Elon Musk is right and we're living in a simulation? Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson will star in Bliss, a new sci-drama for Amazon Studios that explores this question further. Written and directed by Mike Cahill (Another Earth), the product...
2019-06-21 08:51

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the present transfer window is poised to be the biggest, b...
2019-06-30 01:34

A'ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT A'ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97       ...
2019-06-30 14:34

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson delays tour over mental health LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns. Wilson, 76, said in a statement Thursday that he postponed the Pet Sounds and Greatest Hits Live tour after a recent surgery caused him to feel...
2019-06-07 00:00

Russell Wilson and Daughter Sienna Are Taking Ballet Classes Together and It's Just the Cutest How sweet! Russell Wilson and his and wife Ciara's 2-year-old daughter Sienna have been taking parent and me ballet classes together over the past few months. In a video he......
2019-06-02 00:00

Brian Wilson postpones summer tour, says he feels 'mentally insecure' Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson has indefinitely postponed a U.S. summer tour that was due to open on Friday, saying he felt "mentally insecure" in the aftermath of recent back surgery but hoped to return to performing later in the year....
2019-06-08 03:01

Ciara admits to 'crying' a lot during split from Future, says Russell Wilson romance is 'different' Ciara opened up about her heartbreaking split from ex Future and her heartwarming marriage to NFL star Russell Wilson in a new episode of Jada Pinkett Smith's "Red Table Talk."...
2019-06-04 18:17

Arsenal’s win over Chelsea in January can be Europa League blueprint | Jonathan Wilson Unai Emery has proved a master of two-leg ties but also has the wherewithal to impose his gameplan in a one-off finalTransition is often a useful excuse for football clubs but in the case of Arsenal and Chelsea it happens to be true. The Europa Leagu...
2019-05-28 19:51

What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson The thought that VAR might end disputes over decisions has proved misguided; if anything football is more controversialThere was a time before VAR. There may be a time after VAR. But this is the age of VAR and nothing can ever happen but that VAR is ...
2019-07-04 00:51

Meet Sydney Wilson, the 14-Year-Old Who Just Became the Youngest Student to Attend Spelman College After conquering high school and leaving straight A’s in her wake, Atlanta native Sydney Wilson will be taking the next step in her academic journey by attending Spelman College in the fall....
2019-05-28 21:00

England crash out after shift in tactics and failure to fix defensive flaws | Jonathan Wilson USA capitalised on cracks that had been papered over earlier in the World Cup and on Phil Neville’s switch to 4-4-2One of the great puzzles of the World Cup was that England had managed to get through the first five games conceding only one goal. Flu...
2019-07-03 14:34

Maguire and Pérez show it still pays to shop in unheralded locations | Paul Wilson Statement spending can work in the Premier League but for every Virgil van Dijk there is a Paul Pogba or Romelu LukakuMike Ashley is the Premier League equivalent of Captain Rum – the seafarer from Blackadder who runs his ship in a contrary manner to...
2019-07-06 14:34

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-finals of the Cup of Nations. A week come Friday, they could win the trophy for the second time in six y...
2019-07-11 18:51

Mookie Wilson reacts to death of Bill Buckner: His 'legacy should not be defined by one play' Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson will forever be linked by one of the biggest World Series blunders of all-time – the ground ball that Wilson hit underneath Buckner’s legs in 1986....
2019-05-28 18:34

Brazil break free from the Neymar imbalance to win Copa América | Jonathan Wilson The Brazil coach, Tite, was finally able to play his form of pressing game without the PSG forward and it led to a first major trophy in 12 yearsBrazil winning a Copa América at home cannot be said to be a surprise. They have hosted the tournament fi...
2019-07-08 15:00

Klopp and Pochettino go back to English basics in final that fails to fire | Jonathan Wilson The Champions League final carried echoes of the scrappy showpieces at which English teams triumphed in 70s and 80sFor Liverpool this has been a season of two extraordinary statistics: 11.7mm and 64%. It was the former that denied them a goal (albeit...
2019-06-02 21:17

Russell Wilson reacts to image of dead migrant father, daughter: 'The American Dream... It's become a nightmare' Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was among those who appeared to be moved by a photo of a dead father and his daughter at the U.S.-Mexico border and spoke out about it Wednesday....
2019-06-28 01:00

Champions League final battle on flanks will underline importance of full-backs | Jonathan Wilson Liverpool and Spurs rely on the role to wreak havoc in attack and Saturday’s game will show how the position has evolvedIt is quarter of a century since Jack Charlton observed after the 1994 World Cup that full-back had become tactically the most imp...
2019-05-31 17:51

Liverpool and City make X-rated fees normal in scary pursuit of perfection | Paul Wilson Reds were ahead of the curve with £75m Virgil van Dijk transfer but champions could trump that for Harry Maguire as a duopoly emerges in the Premier LeagueThere are weeks of the transfer window still to go, an opportunity to keep spending money stret...
2019-06-22 14:34

Argentina's chaotic Copa América planning puts Brazil in driving seat | Jonathan Wilson The hosts are tipped to win the tournament but, as we saw in 2014, the pressure of the home crowd can cause them problemsThe good news for Argentina is that Conmebol have handily arranged another Copa América for next year, one they will co-host with...
2019-06-13 15:51

Ricardo Gareca bids to join rare group by leading Peru to Copa América title | Jonathan Wilson Peru were well beaten by Brazil in the group stage but victory over them at the Maracanã would give them a third triumph Related: Peru set up Brazil clash in Copa América final after resounding win over Chile Jack Greenwell was born in Crook in the D...
2019-07-06 14:34

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
2019-06-21 06:34

Champions League no longer contest of champions but battle between leagues | Paul Wilson While the old format never produced a same-nation final, this will be the seventh since 2000, as England steps into the void left by Spain. But there is no point weeping over lost romanceRichard Scudamore retired too soon! No sooner had the Premier L...
2019-05-22 14:51

Manchester United should sell Paul Pogba even if they make a loss | Paul Wilson Talk of increasing the French midfielder’s wages to ensure he stays at Old Trafford is silly and misses the pointManchester United should not bother waiting for an astronomical offer for Paul Pogba, whatever Ed Woodward seems to be saying. If any rea...
2019-06-19 13:51

Ciara says the way Russell Wilson loves his stepson, Future, is 'one of the most sexiest things about him' Wilson came into Ciara's life just 10 months after baby Future was born and the "Level Up" star told Smith how "it was "different."        ...
2019-06-04 20:51

Paul Pogba stalemate a pain for Manchester United manager and fans | Paul Wilson Ole Gunnar Solskjær is in a tricky position with United ready to sell the midfielder but at a price beyond Europe’s top clubsOle Gunnar Solskjær will seek face‑to-face discussions with Paul Pogba before Manchester United make any decision over the un...
2019-07-06 18:51

Beach Boy Brian Wilson postpones June tour, saying he's feeling 'mentally insecure' Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson, who has long struggled with mental illness, postponed his June tour because he's feeling "mentally insecure."        ...
2019-06-06 22:51

'My hair blew back': Nancy Wilson reveals how Heart ended up in 'Captain Marvel' Heart's Nancy Wilson talks about the thrill of seeing Captain Marvel rock a Heart T-shirt and rock to "Crazy on You."        ...
2019-06-08 10:17

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections have never been so hotly anticipated or contested, with many predicting that this year’s ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement...
2019-05-22 09:34

Parolees in Colorado Can Now Vote A bill passed by legislators in Colorado earlier this year has gone into effect, granting voting rights to 11,467 paroled felons in the state, according to The Colorado Sun. The law was passed earlier this year as part of a criminal justice reform p...
2019-07-02 05:51

VOTE NOW for the best car design of the year Features 5 Jun, 2019 Place your vote for the best car design of 2019. The car with the most will win the Auto Express Car Design of the Year award...
2019-06-06 08:00

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
2019-05-24 23:34

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democrat...
2019-05-22 22:17

EU Clashes Over Top Positions After Vote European Union leaders began contentious talks to pick new leaders for the bloc as they seek to revive its fortunes after some of them suffered a rebuke from voters in elections last week....
2019-05-28 21:51

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
2019-07-01 13:00

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
2019-07-01 03:51

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House...
2019-06-11 02:17

Europe holds "most important" EU vote Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five years but, to some extent, the very future of the Union project itself....
2019-05-23 10:51

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
2019-05-28 22:17

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 23:51

| Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron as Eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election....
2019-05-26 22:17

VOTE - Who will win the 2019 Tour de France? "The absence of Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin from the 2019 Tour de France opens the door for a host of potential first-time winners, including Team Ineos\u0027 own Egan Bernal to continue the team\u0027s dominance of the race. British twins Adam Yat...
2019-07-03 08:00

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament Austria's far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal....
2019-05-27 11:17

#PhoneArenaPhotoChallenge: Vote for the best photo taken on a phone Just a few days ago, we urged you to take part in our Instagram photo challenge and submit the best photo you've taken on your phone. Lots of our Instagram subscribers took part in the challenge, and we had a really tough time picking out the very be...
2019-07-02 14:34

Europeans vote in bigger numbers to set EU course Europeans turned out to vote on Sunday in bigger numbers than before in an election pollsters predict will further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament....
2019-05-26 17:17

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
2019-05-26 06:01

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are reportedly being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote in the European parliament elections because of adm...
2019-05-23 15:51

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy....
2019-05-26 02:00

Greek PM says respects outcome of vote Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he respected the will of the Greek people who voted conservative New Democracy to power in national elections on Sunday....
2019-07-08 01:17

USMCA vote may not come until autumn, Kudlow says White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday that a congressional vote on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade may not happen until the fall, something the Trump administration has previously sought to avoid....
2019-07-09 23:00

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
2019-05-21 19:17

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-06-27 19:51

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed to humiliating defeat....
2019-05-23 22:00

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
2019-05-21 18:34

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
2019-05-29 23:17

| Russia 'regrets' IAAF doping ban vote The Russian Olympic Committee has insisted his country had fulfilled conditions set by the IAAF after the federation voted to maintain its track and field doping ban....
2019-06-10 19:51

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

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidence vote is expected to take place after five hours ...
2019-06-13 12:34

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
2019-05-27 23:17

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
2019-06-11 23:34

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-23 02:34

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-15 08:00

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Br...
2019-05-21 18:51

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
2019-06-11 03:00

Austrian Chancellor loses confidence vote Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government have lost a no-confidence vote following a corruption scandal prompted by a secretly-filmed video....
2019-05-28 00:34

Whitey Bulger was a huge fan of Trump: ‘He has my vote’ President Trump’s tough stance gained him an unexpected mega-fan — murderous gangland boss Whitey Bulger. “History may show Trump was the man of the hour,” the notorious villain wrote in letters from jail before his violent de...
2019-06-09 17:51

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government following King Felipe VI's invitation....
2019-06-06 22:17

Vote for your favorite phone of the first half of 2019 here! The first half of the year is almost over, at least all the major new announcements have already happened, and this means that it's a good time to take a look back at all the new phones released throughout this period: we've had new Galaxies, new LG ...
2019-06-06 14:34

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United...
2019-06-06 01:34

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup. The military-backed party that nominated Prayuth won the second-highest...
2019-06-05 08:34

Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election? It's been 50 years since Somalia last conducted a "one-person one-vote" election. With the support of the African Union the electoral commission is hoping for polls in 2020. But there is still much that needs to be done....
2019-06-23 21:17

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential...
2019-05-30 16:01

Their turn: Gen Z, millennials, Gen X were 51% of 2018 midterm vote The decades of political influence wielded by America’s baby boomers are over, thanks in part to “mortality” and immigrants.FT_19.05.23_GenerationsVoting_YoungergenerationsoutvotedBoomerpriorgenerations2018.pngAccording to new U.S. Census Bureau figu...
2019-05-29 23:00

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
2019-06-04 18:00

UK Conservative members sent more than one ballot in leadership vote: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the party's next leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
2019-07-06 22:00

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in ...
2019-06-04 12:00

MPs vote to legalise same-sex marriage and decriminalise abortion in NI MPs have voted to legalise same-sex marriage and decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland, if a new devolved government isn't formed at Stormont by 21 October....
2019-07-09 21:34

Rep. Al Green to force impeachment vote against Trump A Democratic lawmaker says he will force a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by next week, a dramatic step that could force the Democrat-led House to consider the measure for the first time, even over the objection of Spe...
2019-07-15 20:01

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 03:34

UK ever more polarized as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union....
2019-05-27 08:17

"Pro-Incumbency, Positive Vote": Prakash Javadekar On BJP's Big Win Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday termed BJP's humongous lead in the Lok Sabha election results trends as "pro-incumbency and positive" vote by the people of the country....
2019-05-23 22:17

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
2019-05-23 17:51

Czech government survives no-confidence vote Prime Minister Andrej Babis' government has survived a no-confidence vote after facing massive protests over graft and conflict of interest accusations. The parliamentary debate for the vote lasted 17 hours....
2019-06-28 07:00

Romania's government survives no-confidence vote Romania's Social Democrat (PSD) coalition government survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote on Tuesday, strengthening Prime Minister Viorica Dancila's chances of being confirmed as PSD leader at a party congress this month....
2019-06-18 18:17

Hunt pledges vote on scrapping fox hunting ban Jeremy Hunt has said he would move to see fox hunting legalised if he becomes prime minister - as his rival Boris Johnson pledged to put 20,000 more police officers on the streets over three years....
2019-07-04 09:34

BJP Vote Share In Odisha Increases By Almost 73 Per Cent The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vote share in Odisha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections increased by almost 73 per cent with the party set to increase its tally to eight seats from the two it won in......
2019-05-24 13:51

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances...
2019-05-27 06:34

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
2019-05-23 12:51

FCC will vote July 10 on reallocating 2.5GHz spectrum from TV to 5G The United States plans to reallocate mid-band spectrum to 5G, after reserving it for an obscure educational TV and broadband initiative decades ago.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

Mauritanians vote for president, with insider tipped to win For the first time since Mauritania's independence, its citizens voted on Saturday for a successor to a democratically-elected president, though a government insider campaigning on a message of continuity is heavily tipped to win....
2019-06-22 12:17

Who did MLB players vote for on their All-Star Game ballots? USA TODAY Sports asked a handful of MLB players what they thought of All-Star voting and who they would be casting their ballots on.       ...
2019-06-27 20:34

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
2019-06-14 00:51

VOTE: Who's going to win Wimbledon women's singles title? "Will Serena Williams finally win her first Grand Slam since giving birth at Wimbledon in 2019, or does Naomi Osaka, Angelique Kerber or another star have what it takes for glory?"...
2019-06-29 15:51

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
2019-05-25 12:00

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when...
2019-06-14 06:00

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
2019-05-25 02:34

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the week starting June 3, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa......
2019-05-23 15:51

Mauritanians to vote for new president, but status quo likely to prevail For the first time in 59 years of independence, Mauritanians will vote on Saturday for a successor to a democratically-elected president, though a government insider campaigning on a message of continuity is heavily tipped to win....
2019-06-22 07:51

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
2019-05-23 22:17

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 01:51

Johnson's team welcomes latest vote in UK PM bid The team backing Boris Johnson in his bid to become Britain's prime minister welcomed a jump in the number of lawmakers supporting him in a third round of voting for the leadership of the Conservative Party on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 20:17

UK Conservative members issued more than one ballot in vote for leader: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the next party leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
2019-07-06 10:51

Guatemala to review vote amid complaints of inconsistencies GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal says it will conduct a review of Sunday’s elections amid complaints of possible inconsistencies in the results. Tribunal president Julio Solórzano says the review of all 21,099 ...
2019-06-21 01:17

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begins. Senate Democrats had threatened in recent days ...
2019-06-27 22:34

IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms The International Olympic Committee inaugurated its new headquarters in Lausanne on Sunday, the 125th anniversary of the organization which is preparing to select the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics....
2019-06-23 13:34

Opposition leads in Istanbul vote seen as test for Erdogan Turkey's main opposition appeared headed for victory on Sunday in a re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power....
2019-06-23 19:51

Chief trade negotiator: UK had little influence before Brexit vote The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international trade system" before voting to leave the European Union....
2019-07-15 04:34

"If They Vote Against...": DK Shivakumar On Karnataka Crisis, Floor Test Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar, who last week went to Mumbai to convince rebel lawmakers to return to the fold, expressed confidence today that his party colleagues would return to "save the......
2019-07-14 15:00

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified Algeria has postponed presidential elections planned for next month after the two candidates were disqualified. The polls were to elect a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned after pressure from protesters....
2019-06-02 15:17

Anadarko shareholders to vote next month on Occidental deal Anadarko Petroleum Corp shareholders will vote Aug. 8 on the oil and gas producer's planned $38 billion sale to Occidental Petroleum Corp - the biggest oil and gas deal of the year....
2019-07-12 05:34

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a ...
2019-06-27 22:34

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
2019-07-10 13:00

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
2019-06-27 19:17

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for...
2019-06-04 01:34

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority...
2019-06-04 02:34

Facebook keeps three-yearly 'say on pay' vote, amid outside investor doubts Facebook Inc investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer, according to a vote tally released by the world's largest social media compa...
2019-06-04 05:17

Facebook Keeps 3-Yearly 'Say on Pay' Vote, Amid Outside Investor Doubts Facebook investors will only get to vote on the pay of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg every three years, rather than annually as most outside shareholders would prefer....
2019-06-04 09:51

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 11:51

Premier League clubs vote to allow VAR replays on big screens "English Premier League clubs voted on Wednesday to allow replays of incidents reviewed by Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to be shown on big screens in stadiums."...
2019-06-05 19:51

Bellinger, Yelich top vote-getters in All-Star 'Primary' Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers narrowly topped Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich for the most All-Star votes in the first round of balloting....
2019-06-22 07:17

Exit poll gives Tokayev 70% of vote in Kazakh election Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has won 70.13% of the vote in Sunday's presidential election, according to an exit poll carried out by local pollster Kogamdyk Pikir Institute....
2019-06-09 20:51

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president Albania's governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections....
2019-06-10 15:17

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire....
2019-06-18 16:17

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
2019-06-15 08:00

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-15 08:00

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a second refe...
2019-06-14 23:51

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
2019-06-28 19:51

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
2019-06-14 16:51

Tennessee Volkswagen plant to finish unionization vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are finishing a vote over whether to unionize. The vote of about 1,700 hourly workers began Wednesday and concludes Friday. A win would offer the United Auto Worke...
2019-06-14 12:51

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

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
2019-06-13 13:17

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for their motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. Two hundred lawmakers vote...
2019-06-18 19:51

Vote for the winners of the TechRadar Pro Best for Business Awards 2019 We see and review hundreds of products every year and now we need your help to pick the short list of those who you think are the best in each category of business products and services. It's time to crown the finest performers in the world of B...
2019-07-01 11:51

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but are under threat from an explosion of regional ethnic rivalries....
2019-06-21 18:17

Putin says Russia didn’t meddle in US vote, despite evidence Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reaffirmed his staunch denial of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election despite the extensive evidence to the contrary, saying that Moscow has no intention to interfere in any other votes...
2019-06-06 20:17

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:01

Mickey Callaway gets ‘vote of confidence’ and takes all the blame The first big firing of Brodie Van Wagenen’s tenure came on Thursday, as did a reaction from the general manager. The Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. In their place, they brought in 82-year-old Phil Rega...
2019-06-21 01:00

FCC vote next month could lead to faster 5G rollout in the states Looking to help speed up the rollout of nationwide 5G service in the U.S., the FCC said yesterday that it will be voting next month on a plan that would allow the agency to auction off some mid-band spectrum. To allow this auction to proceed, the FCC...
2019-06-19 22:00

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. B...
2019-06-07 08:00

The Latest: U of Alabama trustees vote to return $26M gift TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on University of Alabama decision to return record donation (all times local): 10 a.m. University of Alabama trustees have voted to return a record $26.5 million to a donor who called for a boycott after the state p...
2019-06-07 17:17

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead if vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday...
2019-06-07 17:17

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader St...
2019-06-19 19:34

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency sai...
2019-06-18 22:51

Albanians vote in mayoral polls boycotted by opposition Voting in Albanian mayoral elections that opposition parties are boycotting began calmly on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers mocked those who were casting a vote with songs from the country's communist ...
2019-06-30 15:17

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
2019-06-13 20:51

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against eurosceptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the eurosceptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:17

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence....
2019-05-23 06:34

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
2019-05-27 21:17

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.The 116-6 vote left...
2019-05-23 02:17

VW workers told to refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-22 21:34

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
2019-05-27 08:17

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
2019-05-22 16:51

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 05:17

Italy's deputy PM Di Maio says EU vote will not derail government The Italian government will carry on without a cabinet reshuffle, Italy's Deputy PM and leader of the 5-Star Movement, which saw its support slump in Sunday's European parliament elections, said on Monday....
2019-05-27 08:34

NYC initiative registers more than 18,000 high school students to vote A new de Blasio administration initiative successfully registered more than 18,000 city students to vote this year, according to the Department of Education. City Hall’s inaugural Civics for All campaign swept into city schools for a full week ...
2019-05-22 05:17

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line...
2019-05-21 22:17

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways...
2019-05-23 10:17

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
2019-05-23 11:34

Can't Show I Cast My Vote For Me, Will File Complaint: TTV Dhinakaran Tamil Nadu state legislator TTV Dhinakaran said he would file a complaint with the Election Commission over non-registration of votes for his party, the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), during......
2019-05-26 16:34

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
2019-05-28 19:17

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 11:17

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrageThe government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners for EU citizens in the UK and British nationals abroad who were denied a vote in the European...
2019-05-25 17:17

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 03:01

Michigan Legislature on brink of vote to cut auto premiums LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are poised to vote on legislation to cut the state’s high car insurance premiums following progress in negotiations between Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The Legislature is con...
2019-05-24 14:51

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29 19:51

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sign off on a deal to exit the European Union, according to a report. House of Commons leader Andrea Lea...
2019-05-23 17:34

Belgium vote likely to make forming next government tough Linguistically-split Belgium holds a national election on Sunday that polls show is unlikely to allow Prime Minister Charles Michel to renew his center-right government....
2019-05-23 14:51

Vote for the Bogeyman: undertaker uses gallows humor in election bid Printing campaign leaflets that look like funeral announcements and handing out coffin-shaped car fresheners, a Greek undertaker is using gallows humor to win votes in a city council election....
2019-05-23 14:51

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
2019-05-21 20:00

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) surged to a clear victory in Sunday's European Parliament vote, a stamp of approval for the party's nationalist, eurosceptic platform before a national election later in the year....
2019-05-27 10:00

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
2019-05-31 19:34

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year and are expected to draw tens of thousands onto the streets again Friday. For the first time, the issue is predicted to have a signific...
2019-05-24 10:34

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
2019-05-21 17:34

Portugal's Socialists prepare run for majority rule after EU vote Portugal's ruling Socialists are prepared to ditch their far-left allies and go it alone at a general election in October, emboldened by their sound economic management and a weak opposition to seek majority rule....
2019-05-27 16:51

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
2019-05-27 19:00

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
2019-05-21 19:51

The Latest: Austrian chancellor ousted in no-confidence vote BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on politics in Austria (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The Austrian parliament has voted to oust Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ministers, paving the way for a caretaker government before a new election in which the young lea...
2019-05-27 17:17

Tennessee governor against union vote at Volkswagen plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he opposes a push by the United Auto Workers union to organize Volkswagen’s lone U.S. plant in the state. The Times Free Press quoted Lee as saying Thursday that business recruit...
2019-05-31 01:17

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chuan Leekpai, said on Friday....
2019-05-31 19:34

Greek PM comes unstuck over Macedonia, austerity in European vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was struggling for his political survival on Monday after his Syriza party, hurt by austerity and a bitter rift over an accord with North Macedonia, got hammered in European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27 21:00

Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next week Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is expected to face a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal....
2019-05-21 14:32

Farage claims pro-Brexit momentum after divisive UK vote British euroskeptic Nigel Farage says his Brexit Party’s victory in European elections should spur Britain to leave the European Union even without a divorce deal....
2019-05-27 20:00

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

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended. The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting showed that pro-democracy members were planning to ...
2019-06-19 08:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency sai...
2019-06-18 22:17

Greek PM calls snap vote after drubbing for ruling Syriza In a speech Tsipras said he would meet with the Greek President to discuss calling elections immediately after the conclusion of a second round of local Greek elections scheduled for next week....
2019-05-27 00:34

Albania: Lawmakers rebuke president’s ‘invalid’ stop of vote Albania’s parliament has passed a resolution criticizing President Ilir Meta for attempting to cancel upcoming municipal elections, calling the move unconstitutional, beyond the president’s authority and “absolutely invalid.”...
2019-06-13 21:17

Romanians vote overwhelmingly to back anti-corruption effort BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians have voted overwhelmingly in support of anti-corruption initiatives in a referendum called by the country’s president. According to data released Monday by the Central Electoral Bureau, 80% of voters cast bal...
2019-05-27 17:17

Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany’s main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit pol...
2019-05-26 21:17

| Brexit figurehead Johnson tops first-round vote for British PM Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms....
2019-06-13 20:17

UK's Brexit Party Set For Sweeping Victory In European Union Vote Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament elections in which Britain was never meant to vote....
2019-05-27 17:17

Germany's Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election....
2019-05-26 20:00

Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Leader, Is Ousted in No-Confidence Vote Lawmakers withdrew their support of the charismatic young chancellor and his caretaker government, plunging the country into further political turbulence....
2019-05-27 18:01

"Third Child Shouldn't Be Allowed To Vote": Ramdev On Population Control Yoga guru Ramdev asserted that in order to contain population growth, the government should bring in a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of voting rights. He also batted for a pan-India ban on......
2019-05-26 14:00

Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The road to Sunday’s presidential election in Guatemala has been a chaotic flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and allegations of malfeasance that torpedoed the candidacies of two of the top th...
2019-06-14 22:17

U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G -sources The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction off parts of a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-18 21:51

Push for public vote on Missouri abortion law hits roadblock JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Efforts to put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote have hit another roadblock. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on Friday tossed a lawsuit by prominent Republican donor Da...
2019-06-15 03:51

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
2019-06-14 20:51

Germany’s Social Democrats leader resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after poor election results...
2019-06-02 11:34

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
2019-06-14 18:00

Factbox: Guatemalan presidential hopefuls square off in first round vote Guatemalans will choose between a gaggle of presidential hopefuls on Sunday's election at a time when drug trafficking and violence top the list of voter concerns, and a trailblazing anti-corruption commission is set to close down....
2019-06-16 12:34

East Germany's Görlitz holds AfD-CDU runoff vote for mayor The far-right AfD hoped to win its first mayoral election in a runoff vote with the CDU. But according to media reports, the populist party has been outpaced by the CDU....
2019-06-16 20:34

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic. But the party led by the powerful olig...
2019-06-14 17:51

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
2019-06-16 23:51

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 4...
2019-06-23 15:51

Guatemala ex-first lady Torres short of majority in first-round vote Guatemala's presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival....
2019-06-17 21:51

Pro-Europe vote fragments but limits nationalist gains in EU election Parties committed to strengthening the European Union held on to two-thirds of seats in the EU parliament, official projections from the bloc's elections showed on Sunday, though far-right and nationalist opponents saw strong gains....
2019-05-27 08:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, the agency said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 21:51

Italy's Salvini says vote win is mandate to change EU budget rules Victory for Italy's League in European elections gives the far-right party a mandate to push through tax cuts and fight for changes to the EU's budgetary rules, its leader, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, said on Monday....
2019-05-27 16:51

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
2019-06-20 05:00

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made th...
2019-05-26 12:00

'Fistfights nearly broke out' among senators before Kavanaugh vote, new book claims Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings deeply divided the U.S. Senate and created an extremely tense atmosphere at the end of 2018 -- so tense, a new book claims, that the nation's lawmakers almost traded blows as a critical sw...
2019-07-09 19:17

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, a party spokesman said....
2019-07-08 03:00

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
2019-05-21 19:51

Greeks choose between beach and ballot box in first post-bailout vote Election turnout will be crucial as Alexsis Tsipras appeals to 500,000 first-time votersGreeks have begun casting their ballots in an election called three months ahead of schedule by the embattled prime minister, Alexis Tsipras.Describing the electi...
2019-07-07 16:51

Leftist Tsipras' days in power appear numbered as Greeks vote Greeks began voting on Sunday in the first general election since Greece emerged from international bailouts, a runoff polls predict will bring conservatives to power and end four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling the country with more debt....
2019-07-07 10:34

Greeks vote as leftist Syriza days in power seem numbered Greeks vote on Sunday in a snap election polls say will bring opposition conservatives to power, ending four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling the country with more debt and mismanaging crises....
2019-07-07 05:00

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have been sent more than one voting paper. About 160,00...
2019-07-07 00:17

British Prime Minister Theresa May offers vote on new referendum She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what May called a “last chance” to seal a Brexit deal.        ...
2019-05-21 21:01

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on tw...
2019-07-09 19:17

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-21 19:51

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
2019-07-15 00:51

Chagos Islands: isolated UK faces thrashing in UN vote on ownership General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK relinquishing control of Indian Ocean archipelago claimed by MauritiusThe UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the general assembly is expected to vote overwhelmingly...
2019-05-21 16:17

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
2019-07-12 14:34

"Ready For Trust Vote, Please Fix Time," HD Kumaraswamy Tells Speaker Amid questions about the Karnataka coalition's survival, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared today that he was ready to seek a trust vote to prove his majority on the floor of the house, and asked......
2019-07-12 10:51

Get Off the Sidelines and Cast Your Vote for the Best Dressed Star at the 2019 ESPYS! The 2019 ESPYS showed that athletes know how to bring their A-game from the field to the red carpet. Comedian Tracy Morgan hilariously hosted the star-studded award show that brought......
2019-07-12 03:34

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of ...
2019-07-11 23:00

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursda...
2019-07-11 22:51

"Over 2 Children, No Vote": Giriraj Singh's Solution To Population Issue Couples with more than two children should be stripped of their voting rights, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said on the occasion of World Population Day today, spurring allegations that he was......
2019-07-11 21:00

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz ousted in no-confidence vote The 32-year-old’s fall came after scandal engulfed his onetime coalition partner, the far-right Freedom Party. But his exile from the nation’s most powerful office may be temporary....
2019-05-27 20:00

Safari Rally could officially return in WRC calendar vote this week A World Motor Sports Council vote on the 2020 World Rally Championship calendar is expected later this week and could lead to the Safari Rally being officially added...
2019-07-02 20:51

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spok...
2019-05-21 19:17

Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote ISTANBUL (AP) — The Istanbul mayoral candidates have led their final campaign rallies heading into Sunday’s repeat election. The city election held March 31 saw opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu narrowly defeat former Prime Minister Benali Yi...
2019-06-23 00:51

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’s elections, which are taking place over four days...
2019-05-25 08:51

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
2019-05-25 22:34

Oregon governor sends police to get GOP lawmakers after they flee from vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon fled the Salem courthouse Thursday following a days of "fruitless" debate over a cap-and-trade bill, known colloquially as HB 2020....
2019-06-21 03:34

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
2019-05-26 08:34

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-05-26 10:01

Swedish PM to attend IOC vote to back Stockholm 2026 Games bid Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will attend an International Olympic Committee vote next week to back Stockholm's candidacy to land the 2026 Winter Olympics, bid officials said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 16:34

Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-24 08:51

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
2019-05-23 22:17

Pima County Board of Supervisors to vote on eco-resort for cyclists TUCSON – Southern Arizona is a popular destination for cyclists and one local couple has a plan to bring more cyclists in. It is called Bike Ranch and it would be a resort geared for bikes, but it needs approval by the Pima County Board of Supe...
2019-07-02 15:51

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
2019-05-22 20:34

Albanian mayoral vote boycotted by opposition unfolds peacefully Voting in Albanian mayoral elections boycotted by opposition parties went off calmly amid low turnout on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers taunted voters with songs and slogans from the communist past....
2019-07-01 05:34

NY Dems make it easier to vote in 2020 presidential primary ALBANY — The New York State Democratic Party voted unanimously Wednesday to make it easier for registered independent voters to re-enroll as Democrats to vote in next year’s presidential primary — three years after Bernie Sanders sl...
2019-05-23 05:17

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a hurdle that immediately drew a lawsuit from civil r...
2019-06-29 04:51

Senate falls short in vote to restrain Trump on Iran The effort sought to require the president to seek congressional authorization before engaging militarily with Iran, except in cases of self-defense....
2019-06-28 21:00

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
2019-05-23 13:00

Bank of Mexico Maintains Interest Rates in Split Vote The Bank of Mexico kept interest rates unchanged Thursday in a split decision, citing risks for inflation from both domestic and external sources and a deteriorating outlook for economic growth....
2019-06-27 22:00

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
2019-05-21 15:51

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
2019-06-13 09:51

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the...
2019-06-10 07:17

Thailand’s Democrats to vote to join coup leader’s coalition BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s current prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office. The Democrat Party, the country’s oldest, an...
2019-06-04 16:34

Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft acted Tuesday. Last week he rejec...
2019-06-11 23:17

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ballot remained deadlocked....
2019-05-27 21:00

Michigan agrees to make it easier for college students to vote Michigan’s Democratic secretary of state, Jocelyn Benson, announced Wednesday that her office will launch a major educational effort to help students register to vote at their campus addresses....
2019-06-06 05:51

Thailand's Democrats to vote to join coup leader's coalition Thailand's prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office....
2019-06-04 17:51

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
2019-06-11 16:17

Standard Bank shareholders vote down climate-risk resolution Standard Bank shareholders on Thursday voted down a resolution that would have required the South African lender to report climate risk in its activities, although they passed another forcing it to disclose its coal financing policies....
2019-05-31 04:17

Spain's king invites Sanchez to seek parliamentary vote as PM Spain's King Felipe VI invited acting head of government Pedro Sanchez on Thursday to seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as prime minister, parliament's speaker said....
2019-06-06 22:17

Malawi's Mutharika narrowly wins presidential race with 38.57% of the vote President Peter Mutharika won Malawi's presidential election with 38.57% of votes, the electoral commission said on Monday, narrowly securing another five-year term after delays over suspected tampering....
2019-05-27 21:00

The Latest: Israeli parliament vote triggers early election JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel’s political crisis (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Net...
2019-05-29 23:34

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them "daylight robbery."...
2019-05-31 16:34

Greek PM to propose early vote on July 7: government spokesman Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants a snap poll to take place in early July to avoid disrupting university entrance examinations, the government spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 20:34

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-06 21:51

Nissan slams Renault abstention on governance efforts vote TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s chief executive has criticized the Japanese automaker’s French alliance partner, Renault, for trying to block changes to strengthen governance following the arrest of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn. Hiroto Saika...
2019-06-10 15:17

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
2019-05-28 02:51

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
2019-05-29 19:00

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims that the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for &#...
2019-05-29 11:00

House Democrats vote to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against the US attorney general and former White House counsel in the aftermath of the Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas ...
2019-06-12 04:17

Algeria cancels July 4 presidential vote, rejects candidates ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council says there will be no presidential election on July 4 as planned in the North African country after the two candidates — both unknowns — were rejected. The council said in a statement Sun...
2019-06-02 14:51

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's next prime minister....
2019-06-05 08:17

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
2019-05-28 23:51

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statemen...
2019-06-02 13:34

Millionaires say they are more likely to vote for Joe Biden over Donald Trump in 2020 elections American millionaires would elect Joe Biden over President Donald Trump if the former vice president becomes the Democratic nominee, according the CNBC Millionaire survey....
2019-06-12 16:34

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive Germany's Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission's first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal l...
2019-07-16 03:17

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
2019-05-28 00:00

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Carlos Ghosn....
2019-06-12 16:34

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

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead....
2019-05-29 14:00

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
2019-05-28 18:34

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling i...
2019-06-04 06:17

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok....
2019-06-12 05:00

Philip Green's Arcadia faces key vote as administration looms Creditors will decide the fate of Philip Green's Arcadia group and its 18,000 workers at a vote on Wednesday on a sweetened restructuring plan to save the British fashion retailer....
2019-06-12 12:51

Party of Ukraine's new president leads parliamentary vote race The party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has strengthened its lead ahead of a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 16:17

League leader says Italy government to focus on its priorities after EU vote: paper Italy's coalition government won't fall after this week's vote for the European parliament but will have "to do a number of things" which are priorities for the right-wing League party, its leader, Matteo Salvini, was quoted as saying....
2019-05-24 09:17

Which Country Cutie Lit Up the 2019 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet? Vote for Your Favorite Look Now We've gone country, y'all! On Wednesday, country music's biggest stars arrived in Nashville to live it up and crank up that boot-stomping music at the 2019 CMT Music Awards.......
2019-06-06 22:00

Turkey's AK Party candidate says opposition leading Istanbul vote count Turkey's AK Party candidate for Istanbul mayor Binali Yildirim said on Sunday his opposition rival Ekrem Imamoglu was ahead for now, offering his congratulations and saying he hoped Imamoglu would serve the city well....
2019-06-23 19:51

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

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
2019-05-21 21:17

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

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship ...
2019-07-09 09:17

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
2019-05-21 21:00

Thousands of Algerian protesters demand reforms, presidential vote delay Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year-rule last mon...
2019-05-24 19:00

Italian government wins confidence vote on economic growth decree The Italian government won a confidence vote in parliament's lower house on Friday paving the way for the approval of a bill aimed at boosting growth through tax breaks and investment incentives....
2019-06-21 18:17

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quick...
2019-05-26 00:51

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers vowed it would be fixed. The bill directs designated state agencies such as the Department of Motor V...
2019-06-21 08:34

Italy's Salvini rules out early vote, dictates policy agenda Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, dismissing talk that he would capitalize on a triumph in European parliamentary elections to seek a power grab for his right-wing League party....
2019-05-30 19:17

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Ita...
2019-05-24 03:51

Trump spars with Chuck Todd over 2016 popular vote totals WASHINGTON – President Trump said he was “probably not” prepared to lose the 2020 presidential election. “No, probably not. Probably not,” he told NBC’s Chuck Todd in a sit-down that aired on Sunday’s “Meet the Press.” “It would be much better ...
2019-06-23 23:51

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser ISS recommends EQT shareholders vote for Rice nominees Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services urged investors of natural gas producer EQT Corp to vote in favor of all the nominees of shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, sending the company's shares up 8%....
2019-06-28 18:34

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
2019-05-30 00:17

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has refused to confirm Theresa May will bring forward her withdrawal bill as planned in the first week of ...
2019-05-22 16:17

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
2019-06-04 19:51

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
2019-06-05 23:00

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

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million...
2019-05-23 08:34

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
2019-05-22 18:34

The Latest: Modi’s party builds on lead in India vote count NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India’s general elections results (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party are building on their lead in the latest results from India’s general elections. E...
2019-05-23 08:34

Young people are registering to vote at concerts in record-breaking numbers Grande partnered with non-profit voter registration group HeadCount in March, telling fans to "use your voice and get your 'thank u, next gen' sticker."...
2019-07-02 08:17

UK's Hammond would back national interest over party in any Brexit confidence vote British finance minister Philip Hammond hinted on Thursday he could vote against the government in a no-confidence showdown if a new prime minister sought to pursue a no-deal Brexit....
2019-05-30 10:00

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new member of parliament....
2019-06-06 04:51

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

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote for the perceived underdog against Milan-Cortina       ...
2019-06-24 01:51

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
2019-06-27 18:34

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
2019-05-24 03:51

The Latest: Exit poll sees fractured result in Dutch EU vote An exit poll published by Dutch national broadcaster NOS shows that the Labor Party has won the most seats in a Dutch European Parliament election that delivered a fractured result...
2019-05-23 22:34

Danish leader sees slow talks to form government after vote win The leader of Denmark's Social Democrats said on Thursday she would launch talks to form government, although she expected it would take time, after a center-left election victory put her on course to become the country's youngest ever prime minister...
2019-06-06 17:00

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
2019-06-06 14:00

Donald Tusk urges EU lawmakers to vote for Germany's Ursula von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that the choice for the EU's top post was made democratically. Many MEPs are deeply unhappy with the German defense minister's nomination....
2019-07-04 20:34

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
2019-06-04 18:17

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
2019-06-27 22:34

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
2019-06-27 22:51

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
2019-06-06 06:51

Peru leader demands confidence vote on anti-corruption plan LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption through a vote of confidence. If legislators reject the bid, the president would have th...
2019-05-30 03:34

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into ...
2019-06-01 06:00

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

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
2019-06-17 01:34

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

House to vote Tuesday on holding Barr, Ross in contempt over census Nearly a month after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., announced that the full House will vote on the matter on Tuesday....
2019-07-11 20:17

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
2019-06-17 23:34

Trump targets Hispanic vote in Florida battleground for re-election kickoff President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, an indication of Florida's importance to his bid to return to the White House....
2019-06-17 23:34

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot: exit poll Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) came out ahead in Sunday's European Parliament vote, seen as a test of the party's nationalist, euroskeptic platform before a national election later in the year....
2019-05-27 08:17

Greek ex-Socialist leader quits party ahead of July 7 vote Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of ruling left-wing Syriza party....
2019-06-01 19:34

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Sp...
2019-07-11 19:51

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
2019-05-21 18:17

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
2019-06-03 07:00

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill The head of Hong Kong’s legislature has announced the schedule for debate on contentious changes to the territory’s extradition laws, setting a vote by June 20...
2019-06-11 12:17

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a controversial thermal-electric plant and pipeline that...
2019-05-21 17:34

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
2019-05-21 16:00

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

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote. The post Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27 17:17

Vote for Your Favorite Villain From Thanos in Avengers: Endgame to Joe on You Before the MTV Movie & TV Awards The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are quickly approaching and that means it's time to get your vote on! This year, the show will be hosted by Zachary Levi AKA the superhero and star......
2019-06-14 15:34

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (BERLIN) — The Austrian parliament has voted to oust Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ministers, paving the way for a caretaker government before a new election in which the young leader and his party could emerge strengthened. Parliament need...
2019-05-27 18:51

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment: Nikkei Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged shareholders of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer and President Hiroto Saikawa, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 02:51

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. The main opposition party has urged its members to support the motion....
2019-05-27 12:34

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
2019-06-12 00:17

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary age...
2019-06-11 21:34

European shares higher on possible Fiat-Renault merger, EU vote in focus European shares rose on Monday as a possible Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger thrust auto stocks higher, while investors assessed the results of the EU parliament elections where pro-European parties are expected to hold on to two-thirds of seats....
2019-05-27 09:51

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now i...
2019-07-11 08:17

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 20...
2019-06-05 19:17

Rev. Al Sharpton: Black vote is not a 'lock for anyone' in 2020; Biden should have apologized 'two weeks ago' Rev. Al Sharpton said the current field of Democratic presidential candidates shouldn't take the black vote for granted on "Morning Joe" Monday, claiming their allegiance is anything but assured. ...
2019-07-09 04:51

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
2019-06-08 00:17

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
2019-07-08 09:34

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

Renault will vote to back Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French carmaker Renault, which is looking to preserve and strengthen its alliance with Nissan, said it would vote in favor of a move by Nissan to grant Renault's representatives a seat on the committees of the Nissan board....
2019-06-20 17:17

Ginsburg suggests many 'most-watched' Supreme Court cases could be decided by 1 vote Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg suggested Friday that a number of the 27 rulings left before the court’s nine-month term finishes at the end of June could be decided by a one-vote margin, according to reports....
2019-06-08 12:17

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
2019-07-09 18:00

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
2019-07-10 06:00

Race to replace British PM to narrow as Conservative lawmakers vote in first round The contest to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to narrow on Thursday when Conservative Party lawmakers vote to knock out at least one of 10 candidates in the first ballot, though Boris Johnson is far ahead of rivals....
2019-06-13 11:17

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after he cast his vote on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:01

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
2019-07-10 09:01

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
2019-06-14 16:00

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
2019-06-10 01:34

UK Tory contenders trade blows; Labour backs new Brexit vote The two men vying to be Britain’s next leader have traded verbal blows in a televised debate about who is more likely to break the country’s Brexit deadlock and lead the U.K. out of the European Union...
2019-07-09 23:34

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
2019-05-21 19:17

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
2019-07-10 20:00

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday ....
2019-05-21 19:17

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what t...
2019-06-20 07:00

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-04 04:17

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands — all squarely pointed at Beijing’s influence....
2019-07-14 17:17

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
2019-07-05 14:51

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
2019-06-04 19:51

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
2019-05-21 17:00

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

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
2019-05-31 06:51

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
2019-05-31 01:00

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
2019-05-21 22:17

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday....
2019-07-06 04:17

Opinion polls show ousted Istanbul mayor leading ahead of re-run vote Istanbul's ousted opposition mayor is leading President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party candidate by three percentage points ahead of next month's re-run mayoral election, according to an opinion poll conducted for the AKP campaign....
2019-05-30 18:17

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
2019-07-13 07:34

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s passage through Congress and a major win for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-07-11 09:17

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
2019-06-11 21:17

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
2019-06-11 21:00

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
2019-06-18 22:17

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as state lawmakers banne...
2019-06-15 08:51

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to attend a hearing in Ottawa this week....
2019-05-29 00:17

Pelosi reverses on border bill, plans vote on Senate version after GOP pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi abruptly backed down Thursday from her push to include restrictions on immigration enforcement in a must-pass border funding bill, moving instead to bring a bipartisan Senate version for a vote following intense pressure fr...
2019-06-27 22:00

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
2019-06-24 04:17

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul re-run election in a statement released on Friday which could influence the contest's outcome....
2019-06-21 11:34

EU vote points to less ambitious euro zone integration, more Italy budget clashes The results of the European parliamentary election are likely to lead to less ambitious euro zone integration plans and set Italy up for more clashes with the European Commission over its fiscal policy, euro zone officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 16:51

Asia stocks flat, euro holds firm after fragmented Europe vote Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27 08:00

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
2019-06-10 14:51

Poll Body May Revisit Penal Provision On Test Vote: Sunil Arora The Election Commission may "revisit" a rule that provides for prosecution of an elector if a complaint of EVM and VVPAT machine malfunction turns out to be false, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil......
2019-06-05 23:01

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
2019-06-10 10:51

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections....
2019-06-20 11:51

India elections: Narendra Modi's BJP in early lead as vote counting begins Indian officials have begun counting hundreds of millions of votes in the world's largest democratic exercise. After an election staggered over six weeks, final results are expected in the evening....
2019-05-23 07:51

Senate to vote Thursday on whether to block Trump Saudi arms sale plan The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with more than $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-06-20 00:34

Italian PM Conte will attend 2026 Games vote to back Milan - source Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will attend an International Olympic Committee vote on Monday to support Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo's bid to land the 2026 winter Games, a source within the Italian Olympic Committee said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:00

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate ...
2019-06-30 04:00

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Sec...
2019-06-13 17:34

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurred a movement to change the way elections are won....
2019-06-13 19:34

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it...
2019-06-20 21:34

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring felons pay off fines before regaining right to vote Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed off on a bill requiring felons to pay off their financial obligations before they are granted the right to vote, a tactic many critics argue amounts to voter suppression and a modern day poll tax. ...
2019-06-29 05:51

Party of Ukraine's president leads opinion poll ahead of July vote The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win the most seats in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 18:51

Surfing the Green wave? Climate party hopes ride high in EU vote An ebb in support for mainstream parties is raising hopes among Europe's Greens that they could act as kingmakers in the next European Parliament, with growing concerns over climate change likely to hand them their strongest showing yet....
2019-05-23 10:17

Italy 5-Star chief calls party confidence vote after EU election flop The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Wednesday he would seek a confidence vote from party supporters after a bruising defeat in European elections....
2019-05-29 14:00