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Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP

After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP

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BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
14:13 2019-07-17

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
18:26 2019-07-13

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
16:13 2019-06-10

Guns As Props As Suspended BJP Lawmaker Dances At House Party In Video A BJP lawmaker in Uttarakhand, who was suspended by his party last month, dances with abandon to a Hindi song as he holds guns in both his hands, in a video that has been widely shared on social......
12:00 2019-07-10

Guns N' Roses settles lawsuit over Guns 'N' Rosé beer Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission....
03:00 2019-08-14

Minneapolis church expelled over support of gay marriage MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church for permitting gay marriage. The Rev. Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Watch bizarre incident that got Rowe and Martin expelled "Tony Martin barges Team Ineos rider Luke Rowe in a nasty little tussle near the finish of Stage 17 of the Tour de France. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player."...
00:39 2019-07-25

Minneapolis pastor and his church expelled for permitting gay marriage Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church – for permitting gay marriage.The Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by ...
22:13 2019-06-29

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:13 2019-07-02

Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour over EU election vote Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the party after admitting to voting Liberal Democrat in last week's European Parliament elections....
19:39 2019-05-28

300 Quintals Of Waste Cleaned After Rs 200-Crore Weddings In Uttarakhand A huge pile of garbage that was left behind at a pristine hill station in Uttarakhand after a grand wedding ceremony of two sons of South Africa-based businessmen has been cleaned, Municipal......
09:26 2019-07-01

4 Climbers Rescued, 8 Still Missing On Avalanche-Hit Uttarakhand Peak Four British climbers have been rescued from an avalanche-hit Himalayan mountain range, authorities said today, as a frantic search continued for eight other mountaineers still missing in its......
17:00 2019-06-02

Formner Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal Dies At 88 Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal died on Wednesday after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi, an official statement said. He was 88....
05:52 2019-07-04

18 People Missing As Flood Washes Away 20 Houses In Uttarakhand Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand Flood: At least 18 people are missing after a flood in the Tons River washed away around 20 houses in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district on Sunday....
17:13 2019-08-18

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant Dies At 58 In US Uttarakhand minister Prakash Pant died in the US on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. The 58-year-old had been in the US for some time for treatment....
20:52 2019-06-05

'Incredibly harsh' - Rowe and Martin both expelled from Tour after clash "Team Ineos\u0027 road captain Luke Rowe and Tony Martin of Jumbo-Visma have both been expelled from the 2019 Tour de France after a clash on Stage 17."...
00:39 2019-07-25

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
16:26 2019-07-06

Azam Khan Was Expelled From AMU For Misbehaving With Woman, Claims Cleric Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, who was recently made to apologise for his derogatory behaviour towards a presiding officer in the Lok Sabha, was rusticated from the Aligarh Muslim University in 1975......
08:26 2019-08-09

Wiggins podcast: Shock at Rowe being expelled, blow for Thomas "Geraint Thomas is a rider down after Luke Rowe was expelled from the Tour de France, and it could be very significant, according to Bradley Wiggins. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast for all the latest drama and reaction from the Tour de France!"...
00:39 2019-07-25

New Technology To Combat Train-Elephant Collisions In Uttarakhand Reserve To prevent elephants from being hit by trains passing through Uttarakhand's Rajaji Tiger Reserve, authorities will install seismic sensors and thermal cameras to warn them of animal movement near......
19:52 2019-08-13

PM Modi Declares Compensation For Families Of Uttarakhand Crash Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced compensation to the families of nine children, who were killed recently in a road accident in Uttarakhand....
00:39 2019-08-15

Ex-Uttarakhand Chief Minister En Route To Joining New Modi Government BJP parliamentarian Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who won from Haridwar in the national election, is set to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government....
13:13 2019-05-30

Avoid Damage To Surroundings: Court To Guptas On Weddings In Uttarakhand Wedding ceremonies of the sons of South Africa-based businessmen brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta are in full swing in Uttarakhand's leading tourist resort Auli amid judicial concerns over possible damage......
14:13 2019-06-20

Man Arrested For Giving Triple Talaq To Wife In Uttarakhand: Police A man was booked for divorcing his wife through instant triple talaq in Pithoragarh on Tuesday, in possibly the first case in Uttarakhand after the practice was criminalised....
19:26 2019-08-13

Civic Body Struggles To Clean Waste After Guptas' Weddings In Uttarakhand The municipal corporation in Uttarakhand's Auli is facing the challenging task of cleaning up the wasteleft after the Rs 200 crore weddings of South Africa-based controversial Gupta family....
04:52 2019-06-24

Gupta Family Fined 2.5 Lakh For Leaving Waste After Uttarakhand Weddings A penalty of Rs 2.5 lakh has been slapped on the South Africa-based businessmen brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta for leaving waste in Auli, Uttarakhand where the weddings of their sons were held last......
18:00 2019-06-29

Prominent British Climber Part Of Team Missing On Way To Uttarakhand Peak A well-known British mountaineer is among the people who went missing on their way to the 7,434 metre-high Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand, prompting a massive search operation....
01:52 2019-06-02

Uttarakhand Auto Driver Offers Free Rides To Celebrate PM Modi's Win Auto driver Jamuna Prasad is celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return to power for a second consecutive term by offering free rides to people in Haldwani till his swearing-in ceremony as the......
05:13 2019-05-27

Dancing is How You Get People Racing We at Jalopnik want people to be racing more cars. But racing is never a simple or cheap endeavor, even if the car itself is. But I have an idea for a spec series—say with an all-Mitsubishi Mirage grid—and its success hinges on getting people excited. Normal people, specifically. Normies. And I take...
22:26 2019-08-03

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
01:00 2019-05-29

Australian student expelled from North Korea for 'committing anti-DPRK incitement' Alek Sigley, the Australian student who was detained in North Korea, was deported for spreading anti-government sentiment, the country's state media has said....
15:13 2019-07-06

2019 BMW GS Experience: Dirty Dancing With The BMW R 1250 GS Simply owning a big adventure bike doesn't mean anything until and unless you actually learn how to make the most of your ADV. And that is what BMW Motorrad GS Experience taught us. How to handle big......
17:52 2019-06-13

Dancing Boys and a Bloodthirsty Plant Sidle Up to Shakespeare Better known for its classics, the Stratford Festival has long presented fine-tuned versions of Broadway musicals. This year: “Billy Elliot” and “Little Shop of Horrors.”...
17:39 2019-07-31

Cop Suspended After Video Of Her Dancing In Police Station Goes Viral A young police woman from Gujarat has been suspended on Wednesday after a video of her dancing inside a police station to a song became viral on social media, officials said....
20:00 2019-07-24

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political plot” by an “enemy” who is “trying different ways to create anxiety among the people.”...
06:39 2019-05-23

In Photos: 2,000 Dancing Pikachus (And Their Fans) Take Over Yokohama, Japan The sixth annual Pikachu Outbreak is taking place this week in Yokohama, Japan, and 2,000 dancing Pikachus have taken over the city. I spent a night surrounded by giant electric mice, and those who love him....
21:13 2019-08-07

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Log Two: Great Dancing, Bad Rabbits When the early access period for Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion went live on Friday, I did two things. I unlocked the new Dancer job and switched my character to Viera, the game’s new rabbit-eared race. I regret one of those choices....
01:13 2019-07-02

‘Pole Dancing Rat’ steals the show on NYC subway train Step aside, Chinese Takeout Rat — there’s a new rodent superstar taking the subway by storm. The Instagram account @SubwayCreatures shared a video Thursday of a rat bumping and grinding on the poles of a Manhattan Transit Authority F train with its 1.4 million followers. The internet — follow...
18:00 2019-05-30

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Alabama, led lawmakers in song Wednesday. The lead si...
00:39 2019-05-23

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed last year and his first without the E Street Band....
08:52 2019-06-14

Puerto Rico Protesters Get Creative: Dancing, Singing, Diving… On kayak and horseback, in prayer and cacophony, Puerto Ricans have been venting their political frustrations in a host of unconventional ways in recent days. Here are some examples....
01:39 2019-07-25

Drunks, dress disasters and dad dancing: real wedding photographs In contrast to the forced smiles and schmaltz of traditional wedding photography, Ian Weldon takes a documentary approach – capturing the real character of the big day Continue reading......
10:00 2019-06-19

90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?: All About Larissa's Kids and Pedro's Risqué Dancing Dirty dancing, secret kids and quashed Oklahoma dreams made up the fifth episode of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four, episode five. E! News previously revealed Larissa......
10:26 2019-05-27

Watch: USA celebrates Women's World Cup with dressing room dancing, singing The United States Women's National Team celebrated its 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title with dance parties and a sing-a-long to Queen's "We Are the Champions" after beating the Netherlands in the final....
09:52 2019-07-09

Video: Theresa May Dances To Abba's "Dancing Queen" On Final Days As PM Theresa May boogied away one of her last weekends as British prime minister, showing off some of her famously awkward dance moves to Abba hits such as "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia" at a festival....
17:00 2019-07-15

6-Year-Old's Dancing Amazes The World, Including Will Smith, Chris Evans A video of a six-year-old girl dancing has impressed people around the world. Ivanah Campbell from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, now counts eminent names such as Will Smith, Chris Evans and Lizzo......
10:39 2019-06-12

Observations on the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater From a Dancing Non-Dancer I’ve always been a lover of dance. I am an avid consumer of dance, and an active participant in dance culture—I be dancing, y’all. To know me is to know that at one point or another, you will have to pull me off of a dance floor. In fact, a friend (who is a professional dancer) once referred to me a...
22:39 2019-06-29

Snowball the dancing cockatoo has wide range of killer moves, new study finds Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo shows off 14 different dance moves to the beat of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The movements come from different video segments of the study, with a single music track overlaid for illustrative purposes. Chances are you've stumbled across YouTube videos of Snowball ...
02:13 2019-07-09

Dancing With the Stars Champ Jordan Fisher Is Engaged: Inside His Romantic Proposal Congratulations are in order for Jordan Fisher. The Dancing With the Stars season 25 champ is engaged to his longtime love Ellie Woods. While the future groom popped the question in the......
00:13 2019-05-30

Ex-NBAer Terrence Jones in crazy hoops brawl: Low blow, clothesline, dancing And the NBA thinks Drake is a distraction. It has nothing on the Philippine Basketball Association. Former Kentucky star and NBA role player Terrence Jones now plays in the PBA for TNT KaTropa and was involved in quite the conflict this past weekend. Jones got into a dispute with the Phoenix Pulse&#...
22:00 2019-06-04

This 6-year-old from India died in the Arizona desert. She loved dancing and dreamed of meeting her dad It's been a month since Border Patrol agents found 6-year-old Gurupreet Kaur's remains just north of the US-Mexico border. But for her family, no matter how much time passes, the pain is fresh....
08:52 2019-07-13

Man City and PSG are 'playthings of a state' and should be expelled from Europe, says La Liga chief Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are the 'playthings of a state' and deserve to be kicked out of European competitions, La Liga president Javier Tebas has said....
17:39 2019-05-21

Carmine Caridi, 'Godfather' actor who was expelled from the Academy, dead at 85 The actor, who played two different characters in the "Godfather" movies, and was expelled from the film academy for leaking screeners, was 85.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Colorado man who drove 135 mph, killed woman in crash, found dancing naked in lake afterward, sentenced A Colorado man responsible for a fatal hit-and-run —​​​​​​​ who was found after the accident dancing naked in a park — is set to spend the next three decades behind bars....
18:52 2019-07-03

Stephen Curry Defends Ayesha Curry After the Internet Slams Her Dancing If you try and come for Ayesha Curry, you'll have to answer to Stephen Curry. To celebrate the opening of her International Smoke restaurant⁠--her fourth......
18:39 2019-07-18

Guns in America Each new mass shooting in the U.S. reignites debate over the country’s treatment of gun rights as virtually sacrosanct. Americans own more guns than anybody else on Earth, even adjusted for population. (Yemenis are second.) Firearms are involved in the deaths of nearly 40,000 people annually in the ...
12:26 2019-08-06

Yankees’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres in the starting lineup of the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Orioles on Thursday was a mild surprise. Neither was hurt, but Sa...
13:52 2019-05-24

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action to curb gun violence. “I’ve been in politics for a long time. It takes no courage to put on the Se...
04:13 2019-08-14

'Doom Eternal' is guns, gore and sophistication The 2016 remake of Doom reinvigorated the series. It added new gameplay quirks and systems that rewarded your aggression as humanity's savior, the slayer. Depending on how you maneuvered and ended the lives of demons and other threats, you'd pick up......
18:13 2019-06-14

Investigators say former DPS worker stole guns, ammo PHOENIX – A former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Public Crime Lab Firearms Section has been indicted on fraud and theft charges. According to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, investigators believe Todd Whittard, 52, stole items that belonged to the department during his e...
02:00 2019-06-18

What’s on the table as Congress weighs action on guns The latest wave of mass shootings is fueling a new push to curb gun violence — but it’s not clear what, if anything, can get passed by a divided Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump.Here are some of the main proposals up for debate.Background checksSTATUSTrump has spoken positively...
13:13 2019-08-12

Old-timers show young guns how it is done at Wimbledon The older generation gave tennis's tyros a lesson in staying power on Monday as a string of golden oldies, led by the 40-year-old Ivo Karlovic, stormed into the second round at Wimbledon....
01:26 2019-07-02

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” s...
22:52 2019-08-18

He Hears America Singing Guns N’ Roses In “Nouns & Verbs: New and Selected Poems,” Campbell McGrath celebrates chain restaurants, rock music and the joyful raucous stupidity of pop culture....
20:26 2019-06-11

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in February when a man killed five former colleagues and w...
19:00 2019-05-27

Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns LINCOLN, Maine — Susan Collins has watched countless gun debates stall out over the years. But this time, she says, will be different. The Maine moderate has long been a lonely voice on guns in the GOP. She’s one of just two Republicans left in the Senate who previously supported a bipartisan backg...
06:13 2019-08-15

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo signs law banning 3D-printed guns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation banning 3D-printed guns, and other firearms and components that can't be detected by a metal detector....
21:39 2019-07-31

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
05:13 2019-08-19

$100M buyback program has taken 10,000 guns in New Zealand A New Zealand firearm buyback program -- announced after shooting attacks killed 51 people at two mosques last spring -- has removed more than 10,000 guns in one month, officials said....
22:13 2019-08-12

The Latest: Couple wants officers who pointed guns fired PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A man and his pregnant fiancée say they want Phoenix to fire the officers who pointed guns at them as police investigated a shoplifting report. Dravon Ames and Iesha...
23:00 2019-06-17

Chaos at Louisiana Walmart after 2 men argue, pull guns BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two men arguing at a Walmart customer service counter pulled guns on each other, setting off a stampede of panicked customers, some of whom thought there had been a shooting. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says a preliminary investigation did not find any evide...
10:52 2019-08-07

Guns and lies in America: sign up for email updates Get the latest news on our investigation delivered straight to your email inboxGuns and Lies in America is the Guardian’s year-long series on the dramatic decline of gun violence in the Bay Area – one of America’s most rapidly gentrifying areas, and the people who made it happen.Sign up to our newsl...
16:00 2019-06-04

The brazen robbery that spurred police to load up on guns Rolf Parkes, 27, was an officer with the Sheriff’s Office in Riverside, Calif., when, on May 9, 1980, a fellow officer transmitted an 1199 — the code for “officer down” — on the police radio. Parkes raced in his cruiser to the corner of Fourth and Hamner. The radio report: Masked men in a green......
07:00 2019-06-13

APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. To Call Special Session On Guns VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation he said is urgently needed to prevent killings like Friday’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach. Northam , a Democrat, told The Associa...
16:13 2019-06-04

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
21:39 2019-07-31

Trevor Noah: Fox News ‘seems to forget that guns are everywhere in America’ Late-night hosts address the coverage of mass gun violence in America, from Fox News distractions to Trump’s visit to El PasoOn The Daily Show, Trevor Noah continued to address this weekend’s deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, as he debunked conservative commentators’ attempts to ...
21:13 2019-08-07

Should Walmart, Kroger and other retailers ban carrying guns in stores? After shootings at Walmart, Kroger, Waffle House, Macy's and others, are you comfortable visiting a business where patrons can bring their weapons?       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

Turns Out There Could Be a Huge Catch-22 for Teachers Who Want to Carry Guns Now that former Parkland, FL, cop and Marjory Stoneman Douglas resource office Scot Peterson has been arrested for failing to confront gunman Nicolas Cruz during the 2018 mass shooting, a new wrinkle has arisen in the ongoing effort to arm school employees: What happens if a teacher packing heat doe...
07:39 2019-06-06

Phoenix police to track when officers point guns PHOENIX (AP) – The Phoenix Police Department says it will track when officers point their guns at people. The department announced Friday the policy recommended by the Community Police Trust Initiative and the National Police Foundation, which studied last year’s police shootings in the ...
01:52 2019-08-04

In Germany, states roll out stun guns despite risks Police officers in Germany are being equipped with Tasers. But for people with prior heart conditions, their use can be dangerous — and even deadly. DW investigates....
21:26 2019-08-03

Phoenix dad has ‘nightmares’ of guns in face after police confrontation The Phoenix father whose harrowing confrontation with cops was caught on camera said he has nightmares after they pulled guns on him, his pregnant fiancée and their two young children. Iesha Harper, 24, and Dravon Ames, 22, confronted city officials Tuesday night at a community meeting — where thous...
22:13 2019-06-19

New Zealanders turn over guns after Christchurch mosque killings The first of more than 250 planned gun collections across New Zealand has been held in Christchurch. The buyback scheme was introduced after March mosque attacks in which 51 Muslim worshippers were killed....
10:52 2019-07-13

Florida woman arrested after turning in her husband’s guns A Florida woman was arrested after she brought her estranged husband’s guns to the cops in fear he would use them against her. Courtney Irby, 32, made the move after her husband, Joseph Irby, was taken to jail for trying to run over her with a car. The couple is in the midst of a......
06:26 2019-06-23

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, further restrictions on assault weapons....
22:52 2019-06-19

In El Paso, scared Hispanic Americans rush to buy guns After a gunman killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others, many terrified Texans are buying firearms for the first timeThe mural on the side of the gun store proclaims: “A Savior is Born.” There’s a manger scene below the star of Bethlehem and windows festooned with red, white and blue bunting. A...
01:13 2019-08-06

New Zealand's first buyback event since Christchurch collects 224 guns Police in New Zealand said 224 banned firearms were turned over in the country's first buyback event since a gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch....
04:52 2019-07-14

Walmart To Keep Selling Guns Despite Recent Shootings At Its Stores Despite two deadly shootings at its stores in less than a week, American retail giant Walmart has no plans to stop selling guns and ammunition, a spokesman said Sunday....
02:52 2019-08-06

Man who stashed 1,000 guns in Bel-Air mansion charged with 64 felony counts A California man faces 64 felony counts after authorities say they found more than 1,000 guns at his home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

New Zealanders have turned in more than 10,000 guns after mass shooting in Christchurch More than 10,000 firearms have be turned in as part of an effort to buy back guns after the deadly Christchurch shooting in March, police said.        ...
00:26 2019-08-13

New Zealanders turn in thousands of guns as buyback begins New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show....
17:26 2019-07-21

‘Apex Legends’ is making its worst guns more powerful Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd, and we already knew it would include plenty of exciting changes -- like Wattson, an engineer character who thrives on defensive play. Today, Respawn shed more light on what we can expect to see in terms of......
02:26 2019-06-19

Feds look to clamp down on guns ‘designed to hunt people’ A statement from Bill Blair's office says no options have been ruled out as the government weighs new measures against assault-style rifles and handguns....
22:00 2019-05-30

Democratic presidential contenders demand action on guns Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead....
18:39 2019-08-10

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby and pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called for President Donald Trump to tone down his “divisive racist rhetoric” but stopped short of conceding that Trump’s language has encouraged white su...
18:00 2019-08-04

De Blasio spars with Hannity over guns, taxes and Meatless Mondays Mayor de Blasio traded jabs in an hour-long TV interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “I ain’t buying what you’re selling,” de Blasio told Hannity while ducking a question about the rights of New Yorkers to own guns. “My answer is my answer. You don’t get to tell other people their...
08:39 2019-08-08

Shootings Spur Debate on Extremism and Guns, With Trump on Defense Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso shooter’s anti-immigrant manifesto....
02:00 2019-08-06

America's biggest retailer pressured to stop selling guns Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21....
00:13 2019-08-06

Can weed users be trusted with guns? A battle in America's heartland As legalization reaches the red states, the conflict between federal gun and marijuana laws becomes an issueIn November 2018, a Pennsylvania doctor who both used and prescribed medical marijuana sued the US. government. He had attempted to buy a revolver for self-defense, but he had been denied at t...
08:00 2019-06-24

Woman Gives Estranged Husband's Guns To Cops. They Arrested Her For Theft It had been a day since Courtney Taylor Irby's husband had been arrested and accused of running her off the road, and now she was testifying that she feared for her safety....
05:26 2019-06-24

Trump supporter fired from teaching job over racy photoshoot with guns A Trump supporter who posed semi-nude with American flags and guns claims she was fired from her job as a private school teacher over her political beliefs. Chelsy Zelasko filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Grove School in Connecticut, saying she lost her teaching job after parents fou...
17:01 2019-06-20

Trump blames 'glorification of violence' but not guns after mass shootings President identifies video games, the internet and mental illness but makes no mention of new restrictions on gunsDonald Trump has blamed “the glorification of violence” in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – but not guns – as the cause of the slaughter that left ...
03:13 2019-08-06

Parents say police pulled guns after 4-year-old took a doll from a store A Phoenix couple is seeking $10 million from the city after a video showed police officers drawing a gun on them after their 4-year-old daughter allegedly stole a doll from a Family Dollar store....
17:13 2019-06-16

Psychology Today: TV, video games ‘encourage kids to use guns’ When President Trump cited violence in media and video games as a driver of mass shootings like those last weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, he was met with mockery by critics....
21:52 2019-08-06

Auger-Aliassime up and running as fellow young guns flop Those tennis fans who saw Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Vasek Pospisil in an all-Canadian first round clash at Wimbledon on Monday might one day look back on it as an "I was there" moment....
01:26 2019-07-02

The latest 'Fortnite' Nerf guns include a rocket launcher Hasbro isn't done riding the Fortnite bandwagon now that its themed Nerf guns are here in earnest. The toy maker is launching five new blasters on September 1st, and they might scratch your itch if you're looking for either heavy firepower or someth......
17:00 2019-06-18

ATF was supposed to destroy thousands of guns. Instead, a guard stole and sold them The guns had been seized by law enforcement and were supposed to be destroyed, but were stolen by an ATF employee from West Virginia.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Young guns Tsitsipas and Zverev suffer shock exits Young guns Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev suffered shock first-round defeats at Wimbledon on Monday as the sixth and seventh seeds were bundled out within an hour of each other....
20:26 2019-07-01

Video shows moment man guns down innocent bystander walking his dog Surveillance video released on Wednesday shows the moment that a gunman with a rifle opened fire on a rival in Manhattan and missed — instead fatally shooting an innocent bystander walking his dog, sources said. The suspect can be seen pointing his rifle at the head of his intended target as the man...
01:13 2019-06-13

New Zealand's "Buy-Back" Scheme For Guns Banned After Christchurch Attack New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of......
04:39 2019-06-20

Walmart, site of recent shootings, has a complicated history with guns Firearms have long made up a key part of Walmart’s business. In addition to being the world’s largest retailer, Walmart is often referred to as the world’s largest gun retailer....
16:01 2019-08-04

'They came in with guns': Fortnite world champion Bugha 'swatted' during livestream 16-year-old Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf won $3m in JulyPolice surrounded home on Saturday after hoax callBarely two weeks after winning $3m at the Fortnite World Cup, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf was “swatted” in the middle of a livestreaming session.The 16-year-old was broadcasting to his legion of fans on st...
08:39 2019-08-13

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while maintaining that the views of the National Rifle Association will be “fully respected and represented.”...
02:52 2019-08-10

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia In a battle for influence, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have both sent money and weapons to Somalia. A secret recording suggests that militants may be working with the Qataris....
19:39 2019-07-22

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
01:26 2019-07-17

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:26 2019-06-04

Bronx man busted with arsenal of guns, phony police badges A Bronx man was busted with an arsenal of weapons, including several rifles and an Uzi, and fake police badges after he allegedly strangled his wife, police said Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied expectations and seen a dramatic decline in gun hom...
16:00 2019-06-04

Remedy’s Control makes me feel like a Jedi that prefers guns The elevator pitch for Control is pretty simple. It's a third-person shooter with Star Wars-stlye Force powers. And, hey, turns out that's pretty fun.Read More...
15:39 2019-06-03

Teens terrorize family of undocumented immigrants with BB guns: report A family of Honduran immigrants living in Oklahoma City were shot by teens with BB guns on Monday, but they didn’t report the incident to police because of their undocumented status, according to a report. Three teens chased the family — a father, his two sons and 6-year-old daughter — i...
11:26 2019-07-24

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with more lax rules....
18:13 2019-07-31

New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show....
12:00 2019-07-21

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
18:39 2019-05-30

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up her efforts to force Republicans to act against gun violence.The unusual request — which would be extraordinary if Trump were to agree — comes as Senat...
05:13 2019-08-09

Trump Weighs New Stance on Guns as Pressure Mounts After Shootings The president is consulting allies about supporting expanded background checks. Mitch McConnell said the idea would be “front and center” when the Senate reconvenes....
04:26 2019-08-09

'We are Texas because of guns': El Paso carnage unlikely to dent state's gun culture Texans can carry handguns openly in most public places and the state tends to respond to shootings by loosening controls“It’s just a moral disaster, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dan Golvach of the mass shooting that killed 22 people at a Walmart in the Texan border city of El Paso last Saturday.But the...
22:26 2019-08-09

Walmart Worker Calls for a Strike Until the Company Stops Selling Guns Following the El Paso, Texas, shooting in which a gunman murdered at least 22 people inside a Walmart this weekend, Thomas Marshall, one of the Walmart’s e-commerce category specialists, has sent a mass email, urging workers to engage in a “‘sick out’ general strike” today in an effort to pressure t...
19:00 2019-08-06

‘Open season on incumbents’: AOC-inspired young guns put NYC Dems on edge Some of the city’s most established pols are on the defensive as younger, more liberal challengers accuse them of letting down Democratic voters in the age of Trump and AOC. Reps. Yvette Clarke (Brooklyn), Eliot Engel (Bronx/Westchester), Carolyn Maloney (Manhattan) and Jerry Nadler (Manhattan/Brook...
04:26 2019-07-14

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Days earlier, a Walmart employee in Southaven, Miss., July 30 fatally shot two co-workers....
12:26 2019-08-06

Guns N' Roses Drummer Steven Adler Hospitalized After Possible Suicide Attempt Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has been hospitalized after a possible suicide attempt. TMZ, which broke the news, quoted law enforcement sources as saying that someone at......
17:39 2019-06-28

Hundreds of teachers are preparing for ‘Train a Teacher Day,’ where they’ll learn how to shoot guns Getty "National Train a Teacher Day" is an annual movement put forth by pro-gun groups meant to teach educators how to use firearms. Nearly 300 gun shops around the country will offer free training and safety programs to teachers. Pro-gun activists and lobbyist groups have been trying for years t...
23:39 2019-07-19

Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ - podcast Kenneth Rosen on how British gangs are using a loophole in the law to get hold of antique firearms and untraceable bullets. Plus: Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner on the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacreA drive-by shooting of four girls outside a nightclub in Birmingham in 2003 shoc...
15:26 2019-08-16

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally: federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-01

Teens allegedly stuffed teddy bear with loaded guns and weed This teddy bear was packing heat. A group of five Nashville teenagers were arrested last week for allegedly stashing loaded guns and weed inside a stuffed animal, police said on Monday. Photos released by the Metro Nashville Police Department show officers fishing out three loaded semi-automatic pis...
09:26 2019-06-19

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and will land on the desk of Gov. Greg......
21:26 2019-05-27

Targeted In Walmart Attack, Hispanics In El Paso, Texas Rush To Buy Guns Guadalupe Segovia, 35, was at the class with her two children. She said her military husband had long been pushing for her to get a concealed-carry license, which allows the holder to wear a gun......
10:26 2019-08-13

Cops find loaded Uzi, dozen other guns while responding to domestic disturbance Police in Queens recovered a loaded Uzi and 12 other guns when they responded to a domestic disturbance at a house in Jamaica, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Police responded to the home on 97th Avenue near Sutphin Boulevard at about 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday and found a woman trying to push he...
11:13 2019-05-30

Another alligator in Chicago? Police raid discovers guns, drugs and a gator Officers serving a search warrant at a northwest side house found a 3-foot alligator along with some guns and drugs.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

A domestic violence accuser's arrest for taking her husband's guns isn't what it might seem, prosecutor says A Florida prosecutor has downgraded the charges facing a woman who seized her estranged husband's guns after he was accused of domestic violence. But the prosecutor denied previous narratives that she committed the burglary to protect herself from him....
07:52 2019-07-05

Kamal Nath Orders Probe After Pellet Guns Allegedly Used Against Tribals Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Saturday that an inquiry by a magistrate has been ordered into alleged use of pellet guns against tribals in Burhanpur district, and no guilty person......
22:13 2019-07-13

| WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presidential race....
16:39 2019-08-12

Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler hospitalized with injuries Adler was part of the initial Guns N' Roses lineup that signed to Geffen Records in 1986 and would achieve worldwide fame in the late '80s.        ...
20:13 2019-06-28

Big guns off to a flyer in Premier League amid VAR confusion – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and John Brewin discuss Manchester United’s 4-0 win over Chelsea, VAR’s first weekend in the Premier League, big wins for Brighton and Burnley and Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the weekend of football just gone, s...
18:26 2019-08-12

Boom-shaka-laka: Call of Duty’s new “Gunfight” mode is like NBA Jam with guns Enlarge / Coming October 25. And today, we know more about one cool, new multiplayer twist to the series. (credit: Activision / Infinity Ward) LOS ANGELES—This spring, I visited game studio Infinity Ward to learn about its upcoming "reimagining" of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. During the reveal e...
06:52 2019-07-12

"Common Sense" Measures, No Guns For "Sick People": Trump On US Shootings President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long......
22:26 2019-08-09

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
00:39 2019-06-13

Opinion: Big Three have owned men's tennis, but young guns may break through at Wimbledon For the sake of tennis, there could be no better outcome to Wimbledon than one of the sport’s promising stars shaking up the Big Three.        ...
18:39 2019-06-29

Clay Guns To Jailhouse Feasts, Prison Videos Put UP Government In A Spot A series of video clips that show inmates of the Unnao district jail proudly flashing alleged firearms and partaking in extravagant meals has put the Uttar Pradesh administration in a spot, forcing it......
18:52 2019-06-27

Motor racing: Young guns Leclerc and Verstappen share front row Ferrari's Charles Leclerc stormed to pole position at the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday, with last year's winner Max Verstappen joining him on a front row of 21-year-olds after Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton was demoted for impeding....
19:52 2019-06-29

Weekend of action planned to pressure Walmart to stop selling guns Guns Down America, AFT and others will rally at Walmart stores this weekend to pressure the retailer to stop selling guns and push for gun reforms       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Battle Charge is the 2nd season of Apex Legends: new guns and characters coming Battle Charge, Season 2 of Apex Legends is coming on July 2, and it's complete with a new weapon, a new character and new ways to play.This announcement came at the EA Play event on the eve of E3, and Respawn is looking to make this season more jam-packed with content than the lackluster Season...
21:39 2019-06-08

Guns or video games: What kind of stand do businesses dare make? Walmart says that it's removing video game displays as a mark of respect, following the recent deadly shootings. Is there room for a little more respect for life, beginning with tech companies?...
12:52 2019-08-10

Liberal Media Scream: Dan Rather hits ‘lack of patriotism’ in failure to ban guns This week’s Liberal Media Scream features Dan Rather ripping the nation’s will to enact strict gun control in the wake of the Virginia Beach, Va., shootings that left 12 dead....
21:52 2019-06-03

New Florida law allows medics to carry guns when responding to ‘high-risk’ operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids. Florida House Bill 487, which was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 7, allows all “tactical medica...
21:52 2019-07-02

Green shoots: Indian state introduces guns-for-trees scheme Punjab residents must plant 10 trees to get a firearms licence – and send photos to prove itResidents in a district of the Indian state of Punjab who want to buy a gun face an unlikely new hurdle: to secure a firearm licence, they must plant at least 10 trees.Applicants in Ferozepur district are req...
18:39 2019-07-31

'I'm the GM of the New York Yankees' — Watch cops pull guns on Brian Cashman The video shows New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman last Friday calmly exiting his car at a Darien, Connecticut, gas station, with his hands raised in the air, as the officer yells at the baseball executive to get out....
00:39 2019-08-15

| Hong Kong protests | US guns: WATCH the top world news videos for today Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store | Representative Schultz pushes for background checks for guns; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
16:13 2019-08-16

29 dead in less than 24 hours: Shootings in Texas and Ohio spark debate on guns and racism Americans barely had time to process the scale of the tragedy on the nation's southwestern border when violence struck another community, more than a thousand miles away from El Paso in the Midwest....
21:39 2019-08-04

The new 2020 Corvette Stingray revealed. Guns for Ferrari with Chevy's first mid-engine design The base version of the sports car will punch out 495 horsepower, 40 more than the seventh-generation car and enough to launch it from 0 to 60 in "less than three seconds" when equipped with an optional performance package, the automaker claims....
05:26 2019-07-19

Wild video shows cops pulling guns on Yankees GM Brian Cashman Yankees GM Brian Cashman’s harrowing run-in with gun-toting Connecticut cops — in which they demand he put his hands up before recognizing him — was captured on newly released police bodycam video. “Put your hands out the window!” yells an officer from the town of Darien, who stopped the Bombers exe...
23:52 2019-08-14

California Police Swarm an Unarmed Black Man With Guns Drawn in Viral Video On Saturday, Instagram user @blueasdasky released a nearly five-minute long video she recorded of Hawthorne, Calif., police drawing their weapons on an unarmed black man....
03:00 2019-06-11

Workers call on Walmart to stop selling guns in wake of mass shootings Some Walmart employees are joining a chorus calling for the nation's biggest retailer to stop selling guns in the wake of two mass shootings       ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Some employees call on Walmart to stop selling guns in wake of mass shootings Some Walmart workers are joining a growing of people calling for the nation's biggest retailer to stop selling guns in the wake of two mass shootings       ...
18:52 2019-08-07

Chelsea Handler calls for Trump's impeachment for saying semi-automatic guns are 'entertainment' Comedian Chelsea Handler called for President Trump’s impeachment after he appeared on British TV to speak about gun violence in America calling semi-automatic rifles “entertainment.” ...
17:00 2019-06-06

D-Day 1944: Navy battleship 16-inch guns bombarded Nazis at Omaha Beach Struggling to withstand dangerous Nazi attacks on U.S. supply boats, three famous U.S. Navy battleships faced heavy resistance as they closed-in on the German-held Cotentin Peninsula as part of the D-Day invasion of Omaha Beach....
16:26 2019-06-06

Connecticut cops swarm Brian Cashman with ‘guns drawn’ after mistaking him for car thief Brian Cashman was swarmed by a group of Connecticut police officers who drew their firearms on the Yankee general manager Friday when he was apparently mistaken for an armed car thief, The Post has learned. The 52-year-old GM of the Bronx Bombers was driving his white Jeep Wrangler from Yankee Stadi...
08:39 2019-08-10

Women's World Cup: Germany's young guns ready to fire in opener against China Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in France?...
21:00 2019-06-07

‘I Have Never Felt the Need to Enact Any Kind of Violence.’ Pro Gamers Say Guns, Not Games, Are to Blame for Shootings After Mike Rufail graduated from college in 2001, he turned to video games as a cheaper alternative to nights out, buying an Xbox 360 paired with popular first-person shooter Call of Duty 2. “I realized I was one of the better players pretty quickly,” says Rufail, 36. He was right. Rufai...
01:39 2019-08-10

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare, climate at Iowa State Fair Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
06:26 2019-08-09

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces today that Guns N’ Roses will embark on another North ...
03:13 2019-06-18

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
22:13 2019-08-12

Tennessee teens arrested after police find stolen guns in teddy bear Two Tennessee teenagers have been arrested after police found a large amount of drugs and four guns on Tuesday, including two that were hidden in a teddy bear, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
05:52 2019-08-15

Feds' crackdown on Baltimore drug trade nets 90 indicted, 51 guns, $1M cash Federal authorities charged 90 defendants related to separate drug conspiracies in Baltimore in the month of July alone as part of an ongoing partnership between federal, state and local agencies to crack down on violent crime wreaking havoc on Maryland’s capital city....
15:39 2019-08-03

After El Paso Walmart shooting, Texas to welcome guns in mosques, churches and school grounds The new Texas laws will make it easier to possess guns in churches, mosques, apartment buildings and foster homes following the El Paso shooting.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Police Drew Their Guns On Yankees GM Brian Cashman After Mistaking Him For An Armed Car Thief Connecticut police officers drew their guns on Yankees general manager Brian Cashman at a gas station on Friday after the team executive was mistaken for an armed car thief, according to a report from the New York Post....
19:00 2019-08-10

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare climate in Iowa soapbox speeches Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
03:39 2019-08-09

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Walmart removing violent video game displays, signs from stores but still selling guns Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and signs from stores, the retailer confirmed Thursday.       ...
06:52 2019-08-09

Walmart pulls violent video games displays after El Paso shooting, keeps selling guns EL PASO (NBC NEWS/AP) –  Walmart is pulling violent video game displays from its stores in the wake of last weekend’s deadly shooting at one of its El Paso stores that killed at 22 people — but has also confirmed it still has no plans to stop selling firearms or ammunition. The electronics sec...
07:13 2019-08-10

Dayton shooting: Ohio’s Republican governor wants courts to take guns from people deemed dangerous Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced proposals as lawmakers across the country spar over how to prevent mass shootings and whether to tighten firearm restrictions....
07:39 2019-08-07

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other presidential candidates say Walmart should stop selling guns The company is facing mounting pressure from advocacy groups, politicians and its own employees to stop selling firearms and ammunition in its stores....
07:39 2019-08-10

Maher warns Dems not to make gun control a 2020 issue: 'Liberals should learn more about guns' "Real Time" host Bill Maher cautioned Democrats not to make gun control a prominent issue in the 2020 election, urging them not to "die on this hill" if it means losing to President Trump. ...
17:13 2019-06-08

Police seize missile, guns, Nazi memorabilia in sting tied to far-right extremists in Italy Police in Italy arrested three men, one of whom had ties to a far-right party, after uncovering a massive cache of weapons and Nazi memorabilia.        ...
21:26 2019-07-16

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it involved firearms....
14:39 2019-05-21

Yankees GM Brian Cashman faces swarm of cops with 'guns drawn' after mistaken for car thief Brian Cashman was swarmed by a group of Connecticut police officers who drew their firearms on the Yankee general manager Friday when he was apparently mistaken for an armed car thief, The Post has learned....
14:26 2019-08-10

The young guns taking the PGA Tour by storm could take over this year's John Deere Classic Matthew Wolff won last week. Collin Morikawa was runner-up. Viktor Hovland is already polished. Justin Suh has potential.       ...
02:39 2019-07-11

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democratic primary contest. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ...
13:26 2019-06-19

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash in the city. Rep. Carolyn Maloney vowed Monday to ...
12:00 2019-06-11

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
01:52 2019-05-23

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
08:26 2019-05-26

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
23:13 2019-05-28

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
17:13 2019-05-24

Florida woman who turned in estranged husband’s guns faces trespassing charge, other counts dropped A Florida woman who was arrested after taking her ex-husband's guns from his home after a domestic dispute and turning them over to police will be charged with misdemeanor trespassing instead of theft and burglary....
09:39 2019-07-04

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 people....
23:00 2019-08-06

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam announces July legislative session on guns in response to Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday announced a special July legislative session on gun measures in the wake of last week's mass shooting at a Virginia Beach city building that ended with 12 dead and several injured....
04:52 2019-06-08

Police: Suspects in Denver STEM shooting were high on coke, carried guns in guitar case The two students who killed a classmate as they attacked their suburban Denver high school last month were high on cocaine, police say        ...
12:13 2019-06-21

The Daily 202: Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home Mike Turner’s daughter was across the street from the shooting in Dayton. Now the representative with the A-rating from the NRA wants an assault weapons ban....
18:52 2019-08-07

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to be a white supremacist, but neither will be named here, because fuck them), that left some 29 people dead to sway the president to lay off his racist im...
23:26 2019-08-05

Texas homeowner fatally shoots teen who was part of group shooting paintball guns at home: police A Texas homeowner who reportedly believed his house was being fired upon, fatally shot a 19-year-old man who was part of the group creating the "disturbance" in the Houston neighborhood — but police later found paintball splatter at the scene and are reportedly now unsure if anyone besides the homeo...
18:26 2019-05-22

Arizona couple files $10M lawsuit after cops allegedly pull guns on family after 4-year-old steals doll An Arizona couple filed a $10 million lawsuit against the city of Phoenix claiming police officers committed civil rights violations after video showed them allegedly pointing guns at them after their 4-year-old daughter stole a doll from a dollar store last month....
18:39 2019-06-16

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
19:39 2019-05-27

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
12:52 2019-07-11

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who waits to see “which wa...
01:26 2019-05-30

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining......
15:13 2019-07-11

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
12:26 2019-07-12

"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their......
12:52 2019-07-11

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s comments on Wednesday, reported by the semi-official ILN...
11:52 2019-05-22

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
10:52 2019-06-03

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest....
18:26 2019-07-10

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
13:00 2019-06-05

Smriti Irani Asks Lawmaker To "Please Be Decent". What He Had Said A BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh was asked by Union Minister Smriti Irani to be careful in his choice of words while voicing his concerns regarding a law on sexual crimes against children during a......
20:00 2019-07-24

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who objected to the bill's p...
22:01 2019-05-28

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged white man who used profanity, called her vulgar names ...
07:39 2019-07-20

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
09:00 2019-07-20

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
06:52 2019-05-22

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook Live video that she was in the express lane at a Publix in Mableton Friday with her daughter, when a ...
02:26 2019-07-22

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
16:13 2019-07-22

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby County on Wednesday went to the House microphone t...
14:39 2019-05-23

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the person who made the statement, a report said, citing a witnesses....
08:52 2019-07-24

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
08:39 2019-05-25

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP The husband of Sakshi Misra, an Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker's daughter who had alleged threats from her family, was attacked today at the Allahabad High Court, where the couple had gone to......
09:52 2019-07-15

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
14:13 2019-07-14

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. ...
15:26 2019-05-27

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Nassau), would mandate that sixth- t...
02:52 2019-08-13

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
16:13 2019-06-10

Human Organs Available In India Like "Peanuts": YSR Lawmaker A Rajya Sabha member of Parliament on Wednesday raised concerns over the availability of human organs in the market illegally and urged the government to penalize those involved in such rackets with......
22:13 2019-07-31

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter has lost his seat on a legislative committee. Deerfield Republican Rep. Jim Spillane shared a photo of the animal’s bloody carcass on May 26. That prompted a complaint to t...
22:39 2019-06-28

'Go To Speaker': Top Court To AAP Lawmaker On Disqualification Notice The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
11:26 2019-06-28

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events......
15:52 2019-06-23

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
20:52 2019-06-18

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to injure Thursday in Salt Lake City. Attorney Mark ...
03:00 2019-06-14

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
15:39 2019-06-18

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
18:26 2019-06-19

Top U.S. lawmaker demands answers in Jeffrey Epstein's death A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody....
14:52 2019-08-13

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:26 2019-06-19

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights......
12:00 2019-08-13

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chinese government....
19:00 2019-08-06

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
17:00 2019-07-12

Senior UK Conservative lawmaker says he could not back Corbyn-led government A Conservative lawmaker at the center of efforts to block a no-deal Brexit said on Saturday he was pessimistic about his chances because he and other party colleagues could not support a caretaker government led by opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn....
16:39 2019-08-17

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
03:52 2019-05-28

Police: Ex-Oklahoma lawmaker died of self-inflicted gunshot NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a former Oklahoma state senator who was found dead inside his home apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The Norman Police Department said Thursday it has concluded its investigation into the death of 53-year-old Jonathan Nichols. Investigators say fou...
19:52 2019-06-27

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
20:26 2019-06-07

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, says parliament member Mohsin Dawar was captu...
13:39 2019-05-30

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
21:00 2019-07-22

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a married father of three, was arrested late Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge after depu...
15:26 2019-05-22

Long Island lawmaker wants to crack down on drunk boating A Long Island state lawmaker is targeting drunk boating by making it a felony offense to drive while intoxicated with kids on board. Another proposal also would revoke an offender’s license to drive a car for boating while intoxicated conviction. “Drunk boating has long plagued Long Island’s w...
01:13 2019-08-06

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
22:00 2019-07-09

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
22:52 2019-05-23

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury chief at a gala dinner. Party chair Brandon Lewis says that lawmaker Mark Field referred himself to ...
13:00 2019-06-21

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his parents....
11:13 2019-07-24

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
08:39 2019-05-25

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
04:00 2019-07-02

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
11:00 2019-07-02

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:13 2019-07-19

Sri Lankan lawmaker moves to abolish death penalty A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a bill to abolish the death penalty has been submitted to Parliament, while the president has sanctioned the hanging of four drug convicts...
08:39 2019-08-02

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
22:13 2019-06-03

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release......
14:13 2019-07-04

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in-chief. “I call upon the chairman to hold hearings...
22:39 2019-06-04

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. ...
21:01 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
10:26 2019-05-22

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023....
17:39 2019-07-09

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
22:39 2019-06-07

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday made a shocking claim in the state legislature as he said that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elections....
22:13 2019-08-01

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
11:00 2019-06-01

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruling BJP in Chandigarh on Thursday....
22:13 2019-08-01

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
08:52 2019-05-28

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
12:26 2019-05-29

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
01:39 2019-07-12

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
12:39 2019-06-18

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
03:52 2019-05-30

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media today for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under......
17:52 2019-08-06

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
03:52 2019-05-30

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell in connection with the dea...
02:26 2019-06-15

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to the one being prepared in BJP-ruled Assam,......
12:52 2019-07-11

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the......
02:00 2019-06-29

A Kenyan Lawmaker Was Kicked out of Parliament for Bringing Her Baby to Work (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Some Kenyan lawmakers are protesting a decision by the temporary speaker of parliament’s lower house to eject their colleague who was holding her young child during a session of the legislature. Zuleikha Hassan was ejected from the floor of the National Assembly on Wed...
12:13 2019-08-08

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
14:39 2019-08-05

"Brother Kuldeep Going Through Hard Times...": BJP Lawmaker On Rape Accused A BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh has come out in support of his expelled colleague and rape accused Kuldeep Sengar, who is in jail for over a year for allegedly raping a teenage girl two years ago....
05:52 2019-08-03

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on holding the House.Bustos (D-Ill.) notified members on...
15:52 2019-08-16

Georgia lawmaker Erica Thomas claims man verbally assaulted her Rep. Erica Thomas, who has represented parts of Georgia since 2015, described the incident on Friday in which she said she "feared for her life."        ...
22:13 2019-07-21

US Lawmaker Apologises For Donald Trump's "Embarrassing" Claim On Kashmir An influential Democratic Congressman on Tuesday apologised to India's US envoy for President Donald Trump's "embarrassing" remarks on Kashmir, while several others came out in support of New Delhi's......
06:39 2019-07-23

In Lok Sabha, Manish Tewari Versus BJP Lawmaker On Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru was again cited in the debate on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha today, with a BJP member accusing him of dividing the state and being responsible for......
17:52 2019-08-06

Hong Kong lawmaker says opponents walking 'path of not being alive' A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his parents....
12:52 2019-07-24

Mueller corrects exchange with lawmaker about decision not to indict Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday he wanted to correct an exchange with Democratic lawmaker Ted Lieu in which he agreed with Lieu's description of the decision not to indict Trump, saying: "We did not reach a determination as to whether the president committed a crime."...
20:26 2019-07-24

Treat Mob Attacks, Dishonour Killing As Terror Activities: DMK Lawmaker Mob attacks and dishonour killings must be treated as terrorist activities, a DMK lawmaker demanded in Lok Sabha today, saying that the two suit the definition given to terrorism....
17:13 2019-08-02

Lawmaker Kicked Out of Kenyan Parliament for Taking Baby to Work Zuleikha Hassan said she took her 5-month-old to the National Assembly because an emergency had left her without child care. She was escorted from the chamber....
20:26 2019-08-07

China denounces Australian lawmaker's World War Two Germany remark China said on Thursday it "strongly deplores" comments by the head of Australia's parliamentary intelligence committee, who likened the West's attitude to China to the inadequate French response to the World War Two advances of Nazi Germany....
08:39 2019-08-08

Australian lawmaker likens China threat to Nazi Germany China has said it "strongly deplores" remarks by a prominent Australian lawmaker that compared Beijing to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin....
12:39 2019-08-08

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
23:26 2019-06-20

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new report places Cameroon's at the top of the list of neglected crises....
22:13 2019-06-05

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker "To Thank Him" For Poll Win BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
16:00 2019-06-05

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
01:13 2019-07-09

Siddaramaiah, BJP Exchange Twitter Fire Over No Dalit Lawmaker In Cabinet Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnataka in the Union cabinet, saying "upliftment" of the community will not......
16:00 2019-06-05

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka lawmakers soon after they resigned on Saturday,......
12:00 2019-07-10

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
09:13 2019-06-05

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
22:52 2019-07-10

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here......
14:13 2019-07-17

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
15:13 2019-07-11

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer said, adding that the politician would remain detained while he sought bail at the High Court....
19:52 2019-07-11

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
20:39 2019-07-11

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
03:26 2019-07-12

Florida lawmaker denounced for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker is being criticized by his own party for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death. Rep. Mike Hill had an exchange with constituents during a meeting at Pensacola City Hall in which one man said the Bible calls for a man havin...
21:52 2019-06-03

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinthian...
04:39 2019-06-06

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
13:26 2019-06-06

HD Deve Gowda Names Lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy Karnataka's JDS President JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
14:13 2019-07-04

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
05:52 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:00 2019-06-19

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets?" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
13:39 2019-06-18

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappling with the crisis of severe water shortage and......
02:26 2019-06-24

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
01:01 2019-06-14

Ethics panel examining if lawmaker threatened Trump lawyer WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is investigating whether a Florida congressman tried to intimidate Michael Cohen before the former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump testified to Congress about Trump. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is a two-term lawmaker who has been one of TrumpR...
22:39 2019-06-28

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
10:00 2019-06-30

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
22:52 2019-07-01

U.S. lawmaker describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said after a visit to the facility with other U.S. lawmakers on Monday....
00:26 2019-07-02

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
01:26 2019-06-12

Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas have confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former state legislator is hers and say they’re investigating the case as a homicide. Arkansas State Police said Thursday that the medical examiner confirmed former Sen. Linda Collins-Smith&...
18:39 2019-06-06

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last month, one man said the Bible’s 1 Corinth...
14:00 2019-06-06

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalism as a reason to increase pressure on the Chinese territory...
05:26 2019-07-04

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary challenge from a leftist Democrat, made the statement...
05:13 2019-07-12

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday,......
12:26 2019-07-12

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
00:00 2019-06-20

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
03:26 2019-07-19

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
01:52 2019-05-22

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisingly timed vacation and more a return home.Her dest...
05:39 2019-05-22

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife in the face. Republican Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tried to contact Republican Rep. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
14:13 2019-07-17

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White House counsel Donald McGahn....
02:52 2019-05-22

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on "Hannity."...
05:52 2019-05-22

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
21:13 2019-07-17

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in Pretoria on Tuesday, the party said, after he requested a postponement last Wednesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her......
09:52 2019-07-15

On Video, BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Alleges Threat To Life Over Marriage Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Rajesh Misra, has posted a video on social media claiming she is in danger from her father after she married a man of another caste against his......
07:26 2019-07-11

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been......
06:13 2019-05-24

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
09:52 2019-07-15

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Wednesday claimed that the clip was edited and......
07:26 2019-07-11

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
01:13 2019-05-31

Insurgent Linked To Ambush That Killed Arunachal Lawmaker, Son Arrested A leader of the insurgent group NSCN(IM) who was suspected to be involved in the killing of a lawmaker from Arunachal Pradesh was arrested at a remote village in Assam, near the border with Nagaland....
09:13 2019-07-16

'No place yet' at school for migrant children lacking German skills, says CDU lawmaker A lawmaker from Angela Merkel's conservative party is under fire for saying migrant children who lack sufficient German language skills shouldn't enter primary school. Critics say he is pandering to right-wing populists....
04:39 2019-08-07

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
12:01 2019-06-12

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
20:00 2019-06-14

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell...
07:26 2019-06-15

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
18:39 2019-06-17

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
23:00 2019-08-16

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
23:52 2019-06-02

Florida lawmaker urges probe into Epstein’s sex-fueled ‘work release’ A Florida lawmaker urged Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday to open a probe into how billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was able to spend much of his 2008 jail sentence in the state on “work release’’ — while allegedly still having sex with young women. A lawyer for several of Epstein’s accusers claime...
01:52 2019-07-24

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
21:00 2019-08-16

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
00:00 2019-06-19

'No place' at school for migrant children lacking German skills, says CDU lawmaker A lawmaker from Angela Merkel's conservative party is under fire for saying migrant children who lack sufficient German language skills should be kept out of school. Critics say he is pandering to right-wing populists....
19:00 2019-08-06

Ukraine president holds contest for new 'highly moral' lawmaker candidates Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team on Monday invited applications from members of the public to fight a snap election in July for his new Servant of the People party, betting they can wrench power from a discredited political class....
16:13 2019-05-27

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
23:01 2019-06-02

Top lawmaker signals support to classify all illicit fentanyl copycats like heroin A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, a proposal championed by top federal officials...
23:26 2019-06-04

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfires after a Republican lawmaker objected. Rep. Thoma...
07:13 2019-05-29

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
08:39 2019-05-28

Former World War 2 Navajo Code Talker And Lawmaker John Pinto Dies At 94 John Pinto, a Navajo code talker during World War II who went on to a long career as a Democratic state lawmaker in New Mexico, has died at age 94, his party announced....
21:13 2019-05-27

‘The rats are abandoning the ship’: Lawmaker says Maduro losing Russian support Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is losing allies as a political crisis in the country remains in a “stalemate,” according to a key Republican lawmaker....
01:00 2019-06-06

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....
02:26 2019-06-06

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmaker said on Monday....
08:39 2019-05-27

Pro-army party in Thailand to cement deal to keep junta leader as PM: lawmaker A pro-army party in Thailand hopes to make a deal on Monday to gain enough parliamentary seats to keep the leader of the military junta in power as elected prime minister, a lawmaker who is a board member of the party told Reuters....
19:26 2019-05-26

British Conservative lawmaker says Labour's Corbyn can't lead a unity government British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is unsuitable for leading a possible government of national unity, rebel Conservative Party lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Monday....
11:13 2019-08-19

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival....
13:26 2019-05-31

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
23:39 2019-05-23

‘Deport Hate.’ Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia angered by the president’s race-related rhetoric. Del. Ibraheem Samirah, a 27-year-old Democrat, ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
19:13 2019-06-03

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Dept. limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for su...
00:13 2019-07-24

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 Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-27

Senior U.S. lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for su...
18:39 2019-07-23

Amit Shah Seeks Report After BJP Lawmaker Hits Official With Cricket Bat BJP chief Amit Shah has sought a report from the Madhya Pradesh BJP on the assault on a municipal officialin Indore by the son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, an incident that was shared......
11:26 2019-06-28

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
18:26 2019-07-20

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
22:00 2019-07-15

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
16:26 2019-07-17

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator The comments by Junius Ho, widely perceived as threatening toward a pro-democracy legislator, were an escalation of sharp words amid a violent period in Hong Kong....
15:00 2019-07-24

Mayawati's Party Refutes Rajasthan Lawmaker's "Ticket-For-Money" Charge The BSP on Friday strongly refuted the charge levelled by Rajasthan party MLA Rajendra Guda claiming that the party offers election ticket to candidates depending on the money given to the party....
05:52 2019-08-03

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
17:26 2019-07-19

Shiv Sena Lawmaker Asks Centre If Production Of Train-18 Has Stopped A Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha lawmaker today sought to know from the government if production of indigenous 'Train-18' has been stopped. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in Parliament, Sena's Sanjay......
10:39 2019-08-01

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
09:00 2019-07-19

"I'll Rise": US Lawmaker's Reply To "Send Her Back" Chants At Trump Rally Despite a volley of attacks from the White House, death threats and a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump chanting that she return to Somalia, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has......
23:52 2019-07-19

British lawmaker suspended after grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
14:13 2019-06-21

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal, a leading supporter said on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-19

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
06:13 2019-08-01

NYPD shrugs as aggressive ticket sellers accost state lawmaker A New York state assemblywoman was accosted and called a “bitch” and a “whore” by a pack of unruly “Statue of Liberty ferry” ticket salesmen — but police who witnessed the harassment ignored her pleas for help, claiming the mayor told them not to intervene. Chinatown Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou, 35,...
04:13 2019-07-10

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday....
02:39 2019-06-21

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for su...
05:52 2019-07-24

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
12:52 2019-08-06

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
17:39 2019-05-21

Trump impeachment calls will find 'no appetite in the US Senate,' top GOP lawmaker says after Amash tweets Calls for President Trump's impeachment, including most recently from a Republican congressman, will find "no appetite in the United States Senate," according to Senate Republican Conference chairman John Barrasso....
00:26 2019-05-22

Washington state lawmaker linked to group allegedly preparing for 'biblical warfare' Newly leaked emails reportedly link an Eastern Washington state lawmaker with a group that allegedly trained young men for biblical warfare, according to several reports....
13:26 2019-08-16

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
19:13 2019-07-04

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
20:00 2019-07-17

RPT-Senior Mexican lawmaker calls for tax on purchases from Amazon, Uber, other digital platforms A senior Mexican lawmaker plans to present a bill in Congress to tax purchases on Amazon, Uber and AirBnB and other digital platforms to help fill a multibillion-dollar revenue hole after changes in how state oil company Pemex contributes to government finances....
23:26 2019-07-24

John Walker Lindh’s early release is ‘absolutely outrageous’ because he is ‘a traitor,’ lawmaker says The looming early release of the Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member is “absolutely outrageous” as he “should be in prison for life,” a House lawmaker and former U.S Army Green Beret says....
18:26 2019-05-22

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
08:26 2019-07-13

Trump's Iran intel wasn't exaggerated, Dems 'dead wrong' if they think so: top GOP lawmaker Democrats are "dead wrong" if they believe the White House overemphasized intelligence regarding potential threats from Iran, according to a top Republican senator....
00:39 2019-05-23

State lawmaker, conservative group call for ethics probe of Ilhan Omar A Minnesota congressman has asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate fellow state Rep. Ilhan Omar for a slew of alleged offenses, including immigration fraud — which she committed by illegally marrying her brother, the legislator says. Republican Steve Drazkowski was joined Tuesday by t...
11:26 2019-07-24

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering training to young men in “biblical warfare” that includes how to use knives, pistols and rifles, wi...
14:13 2019-08-14

Balasore Lawmaker Pratap Chandra Sarangi Takes Oath As Minister Of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi, the newly elected BJP parliamentarian from Odisha, took oath as the Minister of State at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
19:13 2019-05-30

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings....
21:52 2019-05-29

A Trump supporter was arrested after smacking a reporter’s phone. ‘MAGA,’ a GOP lawmaker responded. State Rep. Anthony Sabatini said he comments “MAGA” on all of the Sentinel’s coverage and wanted to push back on what he considered the news outlet’s “ridiculous” coverage of the rally....
02:39 2019-06-20

Indian Origin Swiss Lawmaker Visits "Home Town" In Kerala's Thalassery It was a trip down memory lane for 49-year-old Niklaus Samuel Gugger, an Indian origin member of the Swiss Parliament, who was in the port town of Thalassery, where he spent his early years....
22:13 2019-07-31

Former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith found shot dead in her home Former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith was found shot dead in her home, and authorities are treating her death as a homicide, according to reports. The 57-year-old former Republican senator was found late Tuesday, up to two days after her neighbors in Pocahontas say they heard gunshots, a...
17:26 2019-06-05

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
23:00 2019-06-14

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
01:52 2019-06-15

Ohio Lawmaker Blames Mass Shootings on Weed, Trans People, Fatherlessness, and That’s Not All In the stretchiest stretching of all logic that can be remotely elongated, this might be the biggest stretch of all time by a Republican attempting to blame a mass shooting on anything but bigotry, white supremacy, mental illness or “video games.”...
23:26 2019-08-05

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
20:26 2019-06-27

British Labour Party readmits lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism comments Britain's Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been "too apologetic" about anti-Semitism....
19:13 2019-06-27

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President Donald Trump. Trump’s mouth is shaped like an anus....
19:26 2019-07-02

Watch: BJP Lawmaker Hema Malini's Dance Show Delights Audience In Mathura Hariyali Teej 2019: BJP lawmaker Hema Malini, who is also an accomplished Indian classical dancer, performed at the Sri Radha Raman Temple in Vrindavan during the "Jhulan Utsav" in Mathura....
09:13 2019-08-03

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about anti-Semitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene....
19:13 2019-06-27

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last year, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the semi-official Fars news agency on Monday....
01:13 2019-06-18

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
07:00 2019-06-18

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black tie event....
14:52 2019-06-21

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in the 2019 election. In a fiery speech at the E.U. he...
20:00 2019-07-04

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:39 2019-07-05

Ohio lawmaker Candice Keller refuses to resign over ‘shocking’ Dayton shooting rant An Ohio lawmaker who said gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” were among the reasons that led to the Dayton shooting massacre will not resign, despite urging from the state’s Republican Party leader. State Rep. Candice Keller, of Middletown, cited a litany of factors in a Facebook post on Sunday...
20:39 2019-08-06

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
07:39 2019-05-24

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
18:01 2019-06-21

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
00:00 2019-05-25

A Georgia state lawmaker said a man told her to 'go back to where you came from' in a checkout line fight, but the story is becoming murky Facebook, YouTube A Georgia state lawmaker has been embroiled in a public battle with a man she said confronted her in an abusive verbal attack in a grocery store checkout line. He denies her claim that he made a racist comment. Georgia Rep. Erica Thomas said she encountered Eric Sparkes in a Publi...
14:26 2019-07-22

GOP lawmaker blocked restrictions on lenders near military bases while wife worked for bank lobby A powerful, long-serving Republican congressman blocked a federal crackdown on predatory lenders targeting military members while his wife was working for a firm that lobbied for one of the nation’s top lender trade associations, according to financial disclosures....
20:13 2019-07-31

British lawmaker grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event. He's facing an investigation Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
12:26 2019-06-21

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
23:26 2019-06-06

British lawmaker called 'selfish, degenerate prick' on his own Twitter account by quitting staffer A member of the U.K. Parliament suffered a major embarrassment Tuesday when his communications staffer quit in a very public and very dramatic way: On the lawmaker's own Twitter account....
04:13 2019-07-24