NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 14:13 2019-07-14

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 pr...

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge

Source: dw.com

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

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
14:39 2019-05-21

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

| Jesse Kriel takes our 10 quick-fire question challenge! Big, strong and fast ... Springbok and Bulls centre Jesse Kriel epitomises the modern day rugby player. But is he a dog or cat man? Click to find out!...
15:39 2019-07-03

Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes on Bottle Cap Challenge, invites ex-Man Utd teammate Paul Pogba to go next Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become the latest star to take on the Bottle Cap Challenge, nominating former Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba to follow his lead....
10:13 2019-07-05

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisers of a conservative thinktank to challenge the reality of a human-induced clima...
18:13 2019-06-14

Miley Cyrus twerks, takes the FaceApp challenge and sees 'them aliens' in Twitter posts Miley Cyrus posted a video of herself to Twitter early Thursday morning that proves she’s back to her twerking antics after a week of participating in viral trends -- including sharing an old photo of herself and agreeing to "see them aliens" at Area 51. ...
10:52 2019-07-18

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate change, exceeding the total time spent on the crisis du...
18:39 2019-06-27

Daily on Energy: Trump faces court challenge over ethanol plan as he takes victory lap in Iowa Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26 2019-06-11

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change before an election later this year....
18:26 2019-06-28

Climate of guilt: Flight shaming takes off Sweden Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand and her family board the first of many trains on a vacation around northern Europe. They are part of a growing movement that’s shunning air travel because it produces high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
23:00 2019-06-10

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a start,” she writes....
11:52 2019-07-09

Climate Change Takes Center Stage as Biden and Warren Release Plans Even former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has embraced the goals of the Green New Deal, showing just how far the Democratic field has moved on climate change....
03:13 2019-06-05

Meteorologist takes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task about climate change message Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, DC, and tried to connect the event to climate change — prompting a meteorologist to call her out for not knowing “the difference between weather and climate.” The freshman New York lawmaker shared a v...
09:26 2019-05-25

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
16:52 2019-06-04

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
09:26 2019-06-03

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
04:39 2019-06-28

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
01:13 2019-05-29

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
14:33 2019-05-21

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
03:13 2019-05-22

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
15:26 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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......
23:00 2019-07-12

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

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

"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

'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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 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

How Was the Stairs Challenge? It’s the end of our stairs challenge, so tell us how it went! Did you do a lunge-focused lower body workout? Try our ladder of increasingly difficult push-ups?...
08:13 2019-06-01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ireland’s big five adventure challenge Beyond the blarney of the Kerry tourist trail, the Reeks District is pitching itself as the country’s adventure playground, with five outdoor activities on offerHalfway through cycling the Ring of the Reeks in Kerry, I realise I am going to make it. Not just the circuit’s full 90km but also the tour...
08:39 2019-06-18

| WP, Pumas top SS Rugby Challenge log Western Province and the Pumas, the last two champions of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge are the only undefeated teams left in the competition this year....
20:52 2019-05-26

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, Google Play Store, Play Services, and apps like Gmail for its upcoming devices. As Ars Technica’s bre...
20:13 2019-05-23

How Did You Do on the No-Credit-Card Challenge? It’s almost time to flip the calendar page, which means it’s time to end our no-credit-card challenge. How did you do this month during Lifehacker’s most polarizing challenge ever? Did you find yourself planning to use cash instead of plastic? Did you cut down on spending altogether?...
18:13 2019-06-28

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government influence....
17:52 2019-05-21

What the heck is the Bottle Cap Challenge? I first heard of the bottle cap challenge two days ago because Jason Statham did it and everybody went nuts over it, but I ignored it. Soon after that, headlines said that Donnie Yen pulled it off blindfolded. I was intrigued, but I still didn’t watch any of the videos. As soon as I saw that R...
21:13 2019-07-04

Who can challenge Barty for No. 1 at Wimbledon? Ashleigh Barty has been world No. 1 for just a couple weeks, but the Australian already faces a slew of challengers for the throne when Wimbledon begins Monday....
01:26 2019-07-01

Saban: Tua needs to challenge self in offseason Alabama coach Nick Saban said Tuesday at SEC spring meetings that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa -- and the rest of his team -- should be motivated by the way last season ended....
02:13 2019-05-29

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20 The NBA's board of governors approved the use of a coach's challenge next season on a one-year trial basis. Also, the league's replay center now will be able to instantly call for the review of certain types of plays....
08:39 2019-07-10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The big challenge after D-day tribute: keep the memory alive Now that the ever frailer D-Day veterans are leaving the Normandy beaches , 75 years after their heroics turned the course of World War II and changed Europe, the challenge to keep the memory of that momentous day alive increases ever more....
04:13 2019-06-07

| New challenge at Barcelona set to be the toughest yet for Griezmann Antoine Griezmann is likely to win the titles at Barcelona so far lacking in his club career but leaving Atletico Madrid brings few other guarantees....
22:26 2019-07-12

The June Fitness Challenge Is: Playgrounds This month we’re going to get outside and exercise on the playground! Swings, slides, and monkey bars all make great workout equipment, plus you’re usually surrounded by park benches, trees, and other structures to use creatively. This is gonna be fun....
01:39 2019-06-04

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number of cr...
20:13 2019-07-15

Silent Meditation Retreats: Are You Up for the Challenge? Silent retreats offer a respite from our clamorous, digital world. But is the rigor of mute vacations worth the wellness rewards? A skittish novice and a seasoned meditator speak out....
21:13 2019-05-30

Global change: Challenge or opportunity? At Berlin's European School of Business and Technologies (ESMT), experts differ on how to confront a world economy with shifting powers. DW's Lars Halter takes a closer look at whether there's any common ground at all....
22:52 2019-06-06

Take the No Credit Card Challenge With Us in June During a recent discussion about credit card rewards, Lifehacker Managing Editor Virginia K. Smith and I found ourselves with a shared lament: We get swipe happy when we know we’re earning credit card rewards....
17:26 2019-05-31

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
22:00 2019-06-10

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in our SEC West team previews....
17:00 2019-07-15

U of L will face Michigan in 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Dec. 3 Louisville’s Jordan Nwora (33) drives to the basket against Wake Forest during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will face Michig...
23:13 2019-06-06

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

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

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. In a leadership contest where the initial voters are his parliament...
20:13 2019-06-10

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

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

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

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
15:52 2019-07-13

Google May Have Used Your Mannequin Challenge Videos to Train AI Remember back in 2016 when everybody was posting those Mannequin Challenge videos? Well, it turns out that instead of collecting dust in Ye Olde Meme Archive, Google researchers are using the videos to help train robots to better navigate their surroundings.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-28

Nicklaus details challenge of Pebble Beach No. 17 Jack Nicklaus details the challenges of hole No. 17 at Pebble Beach and how he would approach different pin positions. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Modernising Lloyd's of London a challenge - chairman Modernising Lloyd's of London will be a challenge, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said in New York late on Tuesday, as the 330-year old insurance market prepares to switch business to two automated exchanges....
12:52 2019-06-19

The Challenge of Making and Marketing Spider-Man: Far From Home, When No One Could Know What It Was About Spider-Man being dead wasn’t a huge problem. One would think killing the main character of a movie about year before its release would be exactly that but, for the team behind Spider-Man: Far From Home, it was not. Instead, it was just the first part of a long-in-place plan to raise the stakes for n...
00:26 2019-07-02

Rapper Bow Wow just got out-danced by his own daughter doing the Woah Challenge Rapper Bow Wow posted a video of himself and and his 8-year-old daughter having a little dance battle to the Woah Challenge.        ...
18:39 2019-05-29

Competitors gearing up to challenge Tesla’s dominance The automaker, facing a raft of financial and safety issues just as a flood of competitors are hitting the market, could soon find its dominance of the nascent electric vehicle industry in jeopardy....
05:00 2019-06-14

Game Over! Mariah Carey Just Won the Bottle Cap Challenge Mariah Carey has taken on the viral Bottle Cap Challenge...in a way no other human probably could. The pop icon, famous for her five-octave range, did not use a spin kick like the other......
05:52 2019-07-08

Woodland ready to fight off challenge at U.S. Open Some of golf's biggest names will try to chase down Gary Woodland after the American journeyman fired a record-equalling six-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday....
21:13 2019-06-15

The Internet Has Accepted the Bottle Cap Challenge. It’s Really Kicking Off Bottle caps of the world, look out. People are coming to kick you off. There are few things to know about the latest challenge to make the internet rounds, the bottle cap challenge: A pro who kicks for a living originated it, and it’s a pretty challenging challenge to mimic the precise balance...
17:39 2019-07-02

Paul Pogba: ‘It could be a good time to have a new challenge’ • Manchester United midfielder suggests he wants transfer• Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid and JuventusPaul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from Manchester United, telling reporters in Tokyo that now “could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else”....
12:26 2019-06-16

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
11:26 2019-06-14

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, after all, and is entering its twilight years after a round of updates in 2017. Theoretically, it re...
15:13 2019-05-21

Warriors embrace a new NBA Finals challenge with Raptors The Warriors are motivated by the new experiences presenting themselves for this NBA Finals facing an upstart Toronto team. Two-time defending champion Golden State took on LeBron James and the Cavaliers in each of the past four finals.        ...
03:13 2019-05-28

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies....
12:52 2019-06-12

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spending....
23:39 2019-07-16

Curry ready for rebuilt Warriors' 'new challenge' Steph Curry says he's looking forward to the "new challenge" the Warriors face after losing Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, DeMarcus Cousins and Shaun Livingston this offseason....
17:39 2019-07-12

FaceApp challenge: Celebrities reveal how they’ll look as seniors Someone call the AARP. A new AI photo-editing app, FaceApp, is letting people stare into their futures, and not in a good way. The aging filter adds extra pounds, wrinkles and gray hairs to selfies. It’s hyper-realistic. And, of course, everyone is tempting fate by trying it out and sharing th...
00:39 2019-07-17

'Out of place' Jerome Boateng faces new challenge As Bayern Munich celebrated another domestic double, club president Uli Hoeness suggested the 30-year-old defender begin to look for a new club. After eight successful years, where does this leave Jerome Boateng?...
20:26 2019-05-26

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
00:52 2019-05-30

For Artist at Auschwitz, a Challenge: Stepping Into the Past, Not on It Daniel Libeskind, the Polish-American architect, was asked to design an exhibit at the death camp site about faith, and to engage without distracting....
08:26 2019-07-04

| Wallabies the first step in an important challenge for Boks The Springboks are looking forward to getting the season underway against the Wallabies on Saturday in what promises to be an exciting season of international rugby....
22:00 2019-07-15

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump over the rising federal debt....
22:52 2019-07-16

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violat...
16:13 2019-06-10

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
08:52 2019-07-18

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
01:26 2019-06-16

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

U.S. Chamber of Commerce says looking at potential challenge of Mexico tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to challenge U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, including legal options, an official with the organization said on Friday....
19:52 2019-05-31

Malta challenge withdrawn from 2021 America's Cup: organizers The next America's Cup regatta in New Zealand in 2021 suffered a blow on Friday with its organizers confirming that a challenge from Malta has been withdrawn....
10:00 2019-05-31

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government influence over the new carmaker's management and French assets, sources told Reuters....
21:13 2019-06-03

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactment....
01:00 2019-06-06

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tournament that the U.S. hasn’t scored through the first 45 minutes, as the Americans recorded their first tally within the first 12 minutes of every other ga...
02:39 2019-07-08

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
23:39 2019-06-04

Becker slates younger generation's inability to challenge 'big three' Boris Becker says younger players on the men's tour do not have the right mindset to challenge the "big three" of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the Grand Slams....
10:13 2019-06-11

Former FIFA official to challenge life ban at sports court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi will challenge his life ban from soccer for financial corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next month       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Pain-free Serena looks forward to Riske challenge Serena Williams reached her 14th Wimbledon quarter-final by overwhelming Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 6-2 even though she was not at her magnificent best on Court One on Monday....
20:26 2019-07-08

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
17:26 2019-06-09

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
07:39 2019-06-09

Christian Eriksen says he is ready to leave Tottenham for new challenge Midfielder says any move ‘would have to be a step up’Real Madrid may have to pay £130m to buy him this summerChristian Eriksen has confirmed the worst kept secret at Tottenham: that he wants to take on a new challenge at another club this summer. The 27-year-old Denmark midfielder, who has been at S...
13:00 2019-06-05

Google’s challenge to game consoles to kick off in November NEW YORK (AP) — Google will start its Stadia streaming game service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend. Google announced the service in March with few details. On Thursday, Google said it will ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Vivid World Cup Party Concludes After England's 60-Second Challenge Win Cricket World Cup Opening Ceremony: The World Cup 2019 kick-started tonight with a opening ceremony at The Mall, in front of Buckingham Palace in central London....
19:39 2019-05-29

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
00:39 2019-06-09

StarCraft II Players Get Chance to Challenge DeepMind's AlphaStar AI Blizzard is offering StarCraft II players a chance to play blind matches against AlphaStar, the AI which recently defeated human professional players....
16:52 2019-07-11

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
10:52 2019-06-14

Progressive announces bid to challenge Susan Collins in 2020 GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Betsy Sweet, a progressive Democrat who ran for governor of Maine last year, has announced her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. The former State House lobbyist announced her candidacy Thursday at Sebago Lake Distillery. In a statement, she criticized “th...
10:52 2019-06-14

Ferrari F1 team could use FIA 'review' to challenge Vettel penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team may use the FIA's 'right of review' to re-examine Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty rather than pursuing a formal appeal, Autosport has learned...
15:26 2019-06-13

How Giants’ Eli Manning is viewing the Daniel Jones challenge There was no scoreboard lit up in the end zone of any practice field Wednesday at the Giants’ minicamp. Eli Manning said he wasn’t keeping any kind of mental scorecard, either, of the play-by-play action between him and Daniel Jones. He didn’t need to. Everyone else will do it for him. For the first...
03:52 2019-06-06

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
22:00 2019-06-10

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
07:39 2019-05-29

At $9,950, Will This 1971 Porsche 914 Chalon Prove a Challenge to Sell? While Hans Christian Andersen’s ugly duckling did turn into a beautiful swan, the same transformation can perhaps not be said for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 914 with its Mitcom Chalon body kit. Its beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but will its price be as well?...
21:26 2019-05-30

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local): 5:15 p.m. U.S. officials are asking a federal appeals court to overturn part of a judge’s ruling that blocked the first grizzly bear hunts in ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul’s administration for the first time in 25 years. Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu narrowly inflicted a shock def...
08:00 2019-06-23

Food Challenge: Can You Finish These Humongous Chhola Bhaturas? Here's Where To Try The humongous bhaturas at Punjabi By Nature are not only astonishing but are extremely delicious too. And guess what, it costs only 250 bucks and is served steaming hot with some delightful paneer......
17:26 2019-06-10

Celebs Are Kicking Caps Off Bottles, Thanks To New Viral Challenge The 'Bottle Cap Challenge' has participants attempting to unscrew a cap from a bottle with their foot in the middle of a kick - without knocking the bottle down....
12:39 2019-07-02

Lampard ready for 'biggest challenge' of his career at Chelsea "New Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said he does not view making the step up to one of the biggest jobs in world football as a risk and will not seek advice from any of his former coaches as he begins the \u0027biggest challenge\u0027 of his career."...
19:13 2019-07-04

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
08:39 2019-05-24

Ryan Ruocco was up to the challenge of filling in for John Sterling Ryan Ruocco had some pressure on him Thursday, being the first substitute for John Sterling on a Yankees radio call in 30 years. Now, the reviews are in and he seems to have done just fine. “@RyanRuocco is seriously the best PbP the Yankees have,” one fan, J.C. Dickinson, tweeted. “...
18:52 2019-07-05

Widow Honors Husband In Memorial Day Crossfit Challenge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On this Memorial Day, a family who lost their loved one honored him by taking on the Murph Challenge. The challenge includes push ups, pull ups, squats, and running. Emily Dieruf Chambers and hundreds of others spent Monday taking part in the challenge that honors the ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
19:39 2019-05-21

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford eyeing challenge to Trump in 2020 Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, who lost his primary race last year after voicing criticism of President Donald Trump, says he is considering mounting a challenge to the President in 2020....
01:39 2019-07-17

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed the event into something special.The past 24 hours h...
22:13 2019-05-21

Zion Williamson relishes challenge of leading Pelicans into new era Zion Williamson has described this year as a movie. Thursday night was like a fairy tale — it felt to good to be true for the Duke phenom who is now the face of the Pelicans. Here he was, on the NBA draft stage at Barclays Center, shaking hands with commissioner Adam Silver, living out......
08:13 2019-06-21

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
18:00 2019-07-17

How millennials make running a business a tough challenge When my girlfriend and I teamed with a partner to open Madame X in the West Village in 1997, millennials weren’t old enough to drink. Now, these 21- to-37-year-olds comprise the heart of our bar business — both as patrons and staff — and it’s clear we couldn’t survive without them. Despite my being ...
01:13 2019-06-23

Former SC Rep. Mark Sanford mulling primary challenge against Trump Former South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford is considering launching a bid for president just months after leaving office following President Trump’s urging Republican voters in the Palmetto State to reject his renomination....
19:13 2019-07-16

Building named to honor ice bucket challenge inspiration BOSTON (AP) — Boston College says its new indoor baseball and softball training facility will be named after the alumnus who helped popularize the ice bucket challenge. The college unveiled plans Wednesday for the Pete Frates (FRAY’-tees) Center during a ceremony attended by Frates and his fam...
19:52 2019-06-27

Challenge accepted: Fleetwood out to ruin Lowry's big day Tommy Fleetwood is looking to prevent the biggest golfing party ever seen on the Emerald Isle from exploding into life at Royal Portrush on Sunday       ...
23:00 2019-07-20

| Hamilton expecting 'real challenge' in heat-wave Lewis Hamilton said he expects a "real challenge" to fend off his rivals after winding up fourth in the opening practice sessions at the Austrian GP....
00:13 2019-06-29

Napoli’s title challenge boosted by arrival of Manolas ROME (AP) — Center back Kostas Manolas has transferred from Roma to Napoli in a deal worth 36 million euros ($40 million) that should boost the southern club’s Serie A title credentials. Roma announced the transfer on Sunday. The 28-year-old Manolas joins Kalidou Koulibaly in what could become...
00:26 2019-07-01

IBM Revenue Lags as Cloud Pivot Remains a Challenge International Business Machines reported another drop in quarterly revenue as Chief Executive Ginni Rometty struggles to remake Big Blue for the modern computing age....
00:00 2019-07-18

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has played host to this Tour (under different names) since 1946. It is a shorter par-70 track that never has had the capability to expand to meet the length of ...
23:39 2019-05-22

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
00:26 2019-05-23

Female candidates challenge electability question in debates MIAMI (AP) — The two Democratic presidential debates featured a historic number of female candidates. Some, including Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, emerged as top performers. Their showing has emboldened some Democrats who want to do away with questions about whether the party should nominate ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence...
06:39 2019-05-23

Google researchers trained AI with your Mannequin Challenge videos Way back in 2016, thousands of people participated in the Mannequin Challenge. As you might remember, it was an internet phenomenon in which people held random poses while someone with a camera walked around them. Those videos were shared on YouTube......
23:26 2019-06-27

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 billion deal into doubt. James — joined on Tuesday by her counterparts in eight other states and the District of Columbia...
03:26 2019-06-12

A Man Licked a Carton of Ice Cream for a Viral Internet Challenge. Now He’s in Jail. Law officials and store owners across the country are wrestling with how to stop a flurry of copycat videos made by people committing the same crime....
02:26 2019-07-09

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
01:13 2019-07-03

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
01:52 2019-06-04

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 University Student Design Challenge....
03:01 2019-05-22

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, developer Epic announced they’ll be adjusting the challenge because it’s too hard....
00:13 2019-07-09

Lawmakers challenge Trump official on Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are grilling State Department officials over President Donald Trump’s move to sell arms to Saudi Arabia without congressional review. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel of New York decried the move as “a slap in the face” to Congress. T...
18:26 2019-06-12

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge: Duty first, Red Sox soon Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces....
18:13 2019-06-12

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, one-on-one with a receiver. Janoris Jenkins in many ways is the quintessential cornerback. He is quir...
02:52 2019-05-22

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
23:13 2019-05-24

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
04:01 2019-06-04

Video Shows Challenge Of Search For An-32 Survivors In Remote Terrain A day after the wreckage of an An-32 aircraft that went missing with 13 on board last week was found in a remote region in Arunachal Pradesh, a team comprising Air Force and Army personnel,......
10:52 2019-06-12

Czech opposition parties to challenge PM Babis in no-confidence vote Opposition parties said they will call a vote of no-confidence in Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government over alleged conflicts of interest, although they lack enough votes to win....
13:26 2019-06-18

Boris Johnson wins challenge over alleged 'Brexit lies' Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has won a High Court challenge against allegations he lied to the public during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, according to the UK's Press Association news agency....
18:00 2019-06-07

Jim O'Neill: China could globalize the yuan in a challenge to the US dollar's dominance Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, said China could use its currency to gain an edge over the U.S. — but not by devaluing the yuan....
19:13 2019-06-20

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the efforts by Trump’s Republican critics...
21:13 2019-06-01

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
06:00 2019-06-08

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
18:14 2019-07-17

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the U.S....
07:39 2019-06-01

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
23:13 2019-05-23

"We Are Ready Too": Yeddyurappa Game For Karnataka Floor Test Challenge A day after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy asked the Speaker to arrange for a trust vote to confirm its strength in the state assembly, BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa today indicated that he was......
18:26 2019-07-13

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
20:26 2019-06-07

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
06:26 2019-06-09

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
14:13 2019-06-11

Browns backup QB David Blough sets up $250 'Madden' challenge Cleveland Browns backup quarterback David Blough is offering a fan $250 if they can win the Super Bowl on "Madden NFL 20" while using him in the video game....
19:00 2019-07-03

Iran says minister’s missile remarks meant to challenge US The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, tweeted late on Tuesday that Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments “threw the ball into the U.S. court while challenging America’s arm sales” to its Mideast allies.        ...
10:52 2019-07-17

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all shareholder proposals, including a resolution that would have re......
23:26 2019-06-19

The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants Free services are good for consumers. Monopolies tend to be bad for them. The big tech platforms have elements of both and that’s vexing global policy makers as they struggle to police America’s digital powerhouses....
13:26 2019-06-03

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
15:00 2019-05-22

| With immigration challenge, Castro brothers shake up Democratic battle Twin brothers Joaquin and Julian Castro are shaking up US presidential politics by forcing attention on the desperate situation of migrants, one as a congressman and the other the sole Latino seeking the Democratic White House nomination....
10:39 2019-07-04

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00 2019-05-22

UPDATE 5-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
21:52 2019-07-17

Brexit Party Falls Short in Its First Parliamentary Election Challenge The U.K.’s opposition Labour Party fended off the upstart euroskeptic Brexit Party during a by-election touted as a litmus test for a protest movement that threatens to reshape British politics....
12:13 2019-06-07

Fears grow over Boris Johnson win as Hunt challenge fades Senior Tories voice alarm on spending commitments, Brexit and future of the unionTory MPs have not been able to agree on very much since the momentous decision by voters to leave the EU. Yet as they headed back to their constituencies last week, there was one prediction that, for once, united them a...
22:52 2019-07-06

Anti-death penalty prosecutor proud to challenge status quo ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s first African American state attorney says she’s proud to have challenged the status quo with her opposition to the death penalty, even though she eventually lost a legal fight with Florida’s governor on the matter. State Attorney Aramis Ayala told Th...
19:52 2019-05-29

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
22:26 2019-07-16

John Krasinski encourages fans to take The Murph Challenge for Memorial Day Memorial Day is known for barbecues and beers but most importantly, it's also time to remember and reflect on the fallen who lost their lives serving our country....
19:52 2019-05-27

Former GOP Rep. Scott Taylor will challenge Virginia Sen. Mark Warner in 2020 Scott Taylor will face a difficult task in trying to defeat Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia as Republicans and Democrats fight for control of the Senate in 2020....
17:52 2019-07-08

Liberty mounts latest court challenge to 'snooper's charter' Rights group argues powers of MI5 and GCHQ to obtain and store data breach human rightsThe legality of the intelligence services’ bulk surveillance activities under which personal data is obtained from social media companies as well as through hacking and interception is being being challenged in co...
10:39 2019-06-17

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
20:13 2019-06-14

Golfer disqualified from Challenge Tour event – after running out of balls • Clément Berardo makes early exit in first round of Spanish event• Frenchman loses his last ball on 16th hole at Valle RomanoFrench golfer Clément Berardo has made an embarrassing exit from a Challenge Tour event, after being disqualified for running out of balls.Competing in the first round of the...
23:39 2019-06-20

USWNT’s first challenge: Stopping England’s goal-scoring monster Here are three keys for the USWNT in their Women’s World Cup semifinal matchup against England on Tuesday. 1. Containing Ellen White The United States is facing the only other player in the tournament to contend with Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe’s chances at winning the Golden Boot . With fiv...
15:52 2019-07-02

Canada Signals a Willingness to Challenge Trump on His Clean-Car Rollback By signing a clean-car deal with California, Canada inserted itself into the high-profile battle over Mr. Trump’s weakening of rules to fight climate change....
19:00 2019-06-27

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for fraud is mainly printouts of news articles...
11:26 2019-05-29

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hilarious captions for it....
14:00 2019-06-06

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Mariah Carey adds an interesting twist to the Bottle Cap Challenge Mariah Carey posted a video of herself taking part in the so-called Bottle Cap Challenge--where social media users film themselves kicking off loosened soda bottle caps—and employed her versatile voice to magically remove a cap....
12:52 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020 -company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after her legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future court dates....
22:52 2019-06-06

Racist, anti-gay student flyers challenge Wyoming district CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — School officials in Wyoming’s largest city say they’re making changes after students distributed racist and anti-gay flyers at a junior high school. The leaflets at McCormick Junior High School in March told pre-teens to “Join the KKK” and that “It...
22:39 2019-06-30

Atletico leads Spanish challenge to Champions League revamp Seven Spanish soccer teams have protested against a plan to transform the Champions League into a largely closed competition, openly opposing the European Club Association ahead of emergency meetings in Malta        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
22:52 2019-06-14

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual misconduct derailed his first bid for the seat....
03:13 2019-06-21

Gauff faces toughest challenge at Wimbledon as Halep awaits "American teenager Cori \u0027Coco\u0027 Gauff has captured the hearts of fans with her dream run to Wimbledon\u0027s fourth round but a stern examination awaits in the form of seventh seed Simona Halep on Monday."...
18:00 2019-07-07

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
21:52 2019-07-12

Moronic ‘Vacuum Challenge’ is latest dangerous online trend A moronic new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic trend could have fatal results. Numerous videos have emerged on YouTube showing participants of the “Vacuum Challenge” — also kno...
20:39 2019-06-04

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
03:39 2019-06-21

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech....
20:39 2019-05-29

Once again, Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise — this time to the ‘bottle cap challenge’ "This could be Tom Cruise's head," the 'Sorry' singer said in a video posted to social media before completing what's known as the "bottle cap challenge."...
18:26 2019-07-08

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could point to where the industry is headed....
14:52 2019-05-21

North Carolina Rep. Walker declines Tillis primary challenge RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker’s announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and the high stakes in the 2020 congressional elections...
17:13 2019-06-13

Airbus deliveries climb in H1, sources say, leaving production challenge Airbus deliveries rose about 28% in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
12:01 2019-07-05

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
23:26 2019-06-05

Iran to boost uranium enrichment level in new challenge for nuclear pact Iran said on Wednesday it will soon boost uranium enrichment beyond the level set in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, in an announcement that is likely to further enflame tensions with the United States....
23:00 2019-07-03

Welcome to the "Invisible Challenge," which involves a bunch of dogs running into plastic wrap The domestic dog, trained and bred over centuries to obey and assist humans, has had its loyalty betrayed. Not content to ask our canine companions only to fetch sticks, shake paws on command, or dance around on their hind legs for a treat, our wretched species is now involving our noble pets in a v...
22:39 2019-07-03

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
17:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Airbus deliveries climb in H1, sources say, leaving production challenge Airbus deliveries rose about 28% in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
11:26 2019-07-05

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide office at a disadvantage....
11:00 2019-06-03

News Corp, Australian national broadcaster to challenge legality of raids Australia's state broadcaster and the media company News Corp said on Monday they will challenge the legality of recent police raids on their staff saying the action was unconstitutional and a threat to media freedom....
08:52 2019-06-24

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator A federal judge overseeing 900 lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer called on a lawyer who has helped resolve disputes involving Sept. 11 victims, BP and Volkswagen....
00:52 2019-05-23

UPDATE 7-Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO * Pentagon chief says U.S. position unchanged (Adds dateline, byline, updates with statements from Pentagon and Turkish defence ministry, U.S. Congress, Fitch)...
04:13 2019-07-13

Judge in face-biting attack denies insanity rules challenge STUART, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a constitutional challenge to Florida’s insanity defense law made by the attorneys for a man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband’s face. The Palm Beach Post reports that Circuit Court Judge Sherwood Bauer ruled Mond...
02:52 2019-06-21

Teams 3D Print Planetary Habitats, Awarded $700K in NASA Challenge After 30 hours of 3D printing over four days of head-to-head competition, NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois, have awarded $700,000 to two teams in the final round of the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge....
03:01 2019-05-22

Michigan State and Duke to meet as highlight to next season's ACC/Big Ten Challenge Michigan State basketball will host Duke for first time since 2003 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 3. Other matchups include        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of......
20:00 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
15:00 2019-06-07

‘Bottle cap challenge’ gets viral kick from Jason Statham, John Mayer Celebrities are getting a kick out of the latest social media stunt to go viral. Challenged by friends to perform the #BottleCapChallenge, boldface names — including actor Jason Statham, singer John Mayer and UFC champ Conor McGregor — have posted videos of themselves to Instagram and Tw...
19:00 2019-07-02

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
22:00 2019-06-21

Djokovic holds off spirited Spanish challenge to reach Wimbledon final Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic held off a spirited challenge from Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday to triumph in four sets and advance to Sunday's Wimbledon final against either Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal....
18:13 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protesters smash up legislature in direct challenge to China Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters stormed the legislature on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to China on Monday, destroying pictures and daubing walls with graffiti in a direct challenge to China as anger over an extradition bill spiraled out of control....
17:52 2019-07-01

Facebook’s recent moves highlight the grand challenge of digital ethics Facebook has become a new world superpower; but instead of nukes, it combines technologies in order to accelerate disruption and expand its influence at a scale we simply can’t grasp....
21:39 2019-07-03

Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
13:52 2019-07-10

Fortnite Carnival Clown Boards: 14 Days of Summer challenge map locations Get a score of 10 or more on a Carnival Clown Board is the first Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge that needs completing. Here's everything you need to know!...
05:00 2019-07-06

Andy Murray fired up for singles return and confident he can challenge rivals • Comeback continues at pace with positive doubles displays• Murray: ‘I’m sure that, tennis-wise, I will be able to keep up’Andy Murray sees no reason he cannot still beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the champions who have been part of his own history, as he continues a comeback ...
01:26 2019-07-08

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
22:26 2019-07-16

Sarri on shaky ground as Chelsea challenge Arsenal for European glory "When Chelsea meet Arsenal in the Europa League final on the shores of the Caspian Sea on Wednesday, it might be coach Maurizio Sarri\u0027s last match in charge despite what appears as a solid first year at Stamford Bridge."...
12:00 2019-05-27

Tony Finau claws way into early lead in Charles Schwab Challenge Tony Finau changes his putting grip and shoots 64 to take the early lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.        ...
06:00 2019-05-24

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
02:39 2019-05-31

| WATCH: Burkina Faso - African dolls challenge barbie stereotype In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie dolls....
18:26 2019-07-04

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

Pete Buttigieg described politics as a 'sexy challenge' in resurfaced newspaper interview Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was recently confronted about an interview he did at the age of 18 in which he calls politics a "sexy challenge" that he thought he would be able to "pull off."...
00:52 2019-05-29

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, developers the Berkeley Group and environmental regulat...
09:26 2019-07-07

Slovak ex-president Kiska launches new party to challenge ruling Smer Former Slovak president Andrej Kiska launched a new pro-EU political party on Monday, promising to provide a voice for voters disillusioned with the ruling Smer party and to challenge it in next year's parliamentary election....
21:00 2019-06-17

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical or mental faculties on the 2020 debate stage. ...
22:01 2019-07-16

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender identity....
20:39 2019-05-28

Police May Challenge Lone Acquittal In Kathua Rape, Murder Case The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail for life and......
21:13 2019-06-10

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON- Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge, the only national reading and writing contest in braille developed by...
02:00 2019-06-15

India Faces Challenge On Fiscal Front After Slowdown: Economic Survey The government's Economic Survey, presented in Parliament on Thursday, said the country will face a challenge on the fiscal front following an economic slowdown impacting tax collections amid rising......
14:00 2019-07-04

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
19:26 2019-07-10

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
12:39 2019-07-02

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
03:13 2019-05-25

'We're Not Playing Games': SisterSong's Monica Simpson On a New Legal Challenge to Georgia's Abortion Ban Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp challenging the constitutionality of HB 481, which effectively bans abortion after six weeks, before most people know they are pregnan...
03:26 2019-07-02

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
03:00 2019-06-04

Bronx Principal to Challenge Eliot Engel, Powerful House Democrat, From the Left Jamaal Bowman will take on Mr. Engel, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with help from a group that backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year....
13:39 2019-06-18

China denounces violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
10:39 2019-07-02

'It could be a good time for a new challenge': Pogba hints at move from Manchester United – video Manchester United midfielder and former world record signing Paul Pogba says the time may have come for a move away from the Premier League club. The Frenchman told reporters in Tokyo that now 'could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else'.The 26-year-old, who moved to Old Trafford fr...
15:39 2019-06-16

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. Throughout the days that followed Bieber issuing a ...
20:52 2019-06-13

Matt Taven on Lethal rivalry, Ring of Honor’s challenge, heel advice Matt Taven has held the Ring of Honor world championship for more than 100 days since winning it in a ladder match during April’s G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden. The New England native puts the belt on the line against former champion Jay Lethal at Manhattan Mayhem, streaming live on HonorClu...
01:13 2019-07-19

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
22:39 2019-05-29

Firebrand RMT boss Mick Cash faces leadership challenge from an even more militant rival The firebrand RMT chief who has promoted rail and Tube strikes faces a leadership challenge – but the bad news for commuters is that the challenger is even more militant....
15:13 2019-06-21

Kevin Na gives caddie 1973 Dodge Challenger he got for winning Charles Schwab Challenge Kevin Na gave caddie Kenny Harms the 1973 Dodge Challenger he received for winning the Charles Schwab Challenge.        ...
05:13 2019-05-27

Everyone and Their Mother Are Participating in the Endlessly Catchy Stranger Things Neverending Story Challenge Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon are supposed to be rivals battling it out over late night talk show ratings, but something has united them—The Stranger Things-Neverending Story Challenge. It’s not too much of a Stranger Things 3 spoiler to say that at one point the theme song to the 198...
18:52 2019-07-16

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was lodged with the federal court.The Australian Cons...
08:13 2019-06-13

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:13 2019-06-04

How the rise in e-commerce is presenting opportunities for new entrants to challenge UPS and FedEx in last-mile deliveries This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Outside of the US Postal Service (USPS), FedEx and UPS have dominated ...
04:39 2019-07-05

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. More than 20 states and several civil rights and health organizations challenged the rules in cases f...
01:52 2019-06-21

AOC may challenge Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand in upcoming Senate races: report Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, could be facing a major challenger in their next Senate races -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY. ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool fans challenge Uefa over European finals Fans groups from Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool have combined to produce a six-point plan urging Uefa to improve arrangements for major European finals....
15:52 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. Chamber of Commerce mulls challenge of Trump tariffs on Mexican goods The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to challenge U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, including legal options, an official with the influential business lobbying group said on Friday as a broad swath of industries reeled in response to a plan announced by U.S President Donald Trump on Thursday...
19:52 2019-05-31

Browns rookie QB David Blough issues $250 challenge after comically low Madden rating Celveland Browns quarterback David Blough holds a 48 rating in the upcoming Madden NFL 20, the lowest of the 16 rookie quarterbacks in the video game.       ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
00:00 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
09:00 2019-07-11

James Doyle to challenge Enable on Crystal Ocean in King George at Ascot • Doyle picks up spare ride on second-favourite for the race• King George will include at least half a dozen Group One winnersJames Doyle will climb aboard one of the best spare rides of the season on Saturday week, after he was booked to ride Crystal Ocean, the second favourite, for Sir Michael Sto...
20:52 2019-07-17

'It's hard to swallow' - Matthews gutted after being told not to challenge Sagan for green jersey "A change of tactics means Michael Matthews will not challenge Peter Sagan for the Tour de France green jersey, leaving the Team Sunweb rider disappointed."...
00:00 2019-07-18

Latest 'Vacuum Challenge' craze could have fatal consequences, health experts warn A new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic trend could have fatal results....
17:26 2019-06-05

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
21:13 2019-05-28

French Open 2019 - Can Federer and Djokovic challenge Nadal, will Serena triumph? "The 2019 French Open will see Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic attempting to upset the king of clay Rafael Nadal - and can Serena Williams triumph?"...
23:26 2019-05-22