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Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension

Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it through....

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension

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Former UK PM Major vows legal action to block suspension of parliament Former British Prime Minister John Major would be willing to go to court to block a new leader from delivering a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, saying he would act to prevent the queen from being dragged into a constitutional crisis....
10:39 2019-07-10

North Korea hints it will lift nuclear missile test suspension North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion....
18:00 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union, The Times reported on Thursday....
02:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial law, allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland, be abolished....
07:13 2019-06-21

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
18:52 2019-06-28

Paul Rudd charms his way into the new Ghostbusters movie Jason Reitman’s new Ghostbusters movie is already getting as many old Ghostbusters stars as it can, plus Finn Wolfhard and Carrie Coon, but now it’s also getting a guy who—in retrospect—seems like he was born to be in a Ghostbusters: Paul Rudd. In a video posted on the official Ghostbusters Twitter ...
00:39 2019-06-28

UK work and pensions minister Rudd criticizes "do or die" Brexit approach Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday it was a mistake to say the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, a thinly veiled criticism of Boris Johnson, frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May....
11:52 2019-06-16

Paul Rudd joins Jason Reitman's new 'Ghostbusters' film Paul Rudd is set to star in director Jason Reitman's new "Ghostbusters" film that will follow the events of the original "Ghostbusters" movies from the 1980s....
22:00 2019-06-27

Paul Rudd played an unrelatable Pete Buttigieg visiting 'The View' on 'SNL' Saturday Night Live/ Youtube Paul Rudd played a not-so-relatable Pete Buttigieg on "Saturday Night Live." Rudd-as-Buttigieg mentioned he was Harvard graduate, war veteran, Rhodes Scholar, and multilingual in one sentence. Scroll down to watch. Read more stories like this on Business Insider's hom...
17:52 2019-05-21

Amber Rudd rules herself out of Tory leadership race as she calls for a Brexiteer to become PM Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd has formally ruled herself out of the Tory leadership race, saying "I don't think it's my time at the moment."...
06:13 2019-05-25

‘It Has Become a Very Personal Endeavor.’ Paul Rudd on What the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend Means to Him Paul Rudd may not consider himself a talented softball player, but when it’s time to take the field for the annual Big Slick celebrity softball game, that doesn’t matter. What matters is raising money for the Cancer Center at Children’s Mercy, a not-for-profit hospital that provide...
18:52 2019-06-09

Westminster mourns victims one year on... as Amber Rudd targets terror recruiters Amber Rudd today pledged a new drive against extremist recruiters as she marked the anniversary of last year's Westminster attack by vowing that Britain will "not be defeated" by terrorism....
16:00 2019-05-21

Teamfight Tactics Is Very Popular, And Its Servers Are Not Holding Up Teamfight Tactics, Riot’s popular League of Legends-flavored spin on auto chess, the auto battler sensation that’s methodically sweeping multiple nations, is now officially out. This, you might figure, would be good for people who want to play it. You would be wrong....
02:26 2019-06-28

Trump's tariff tactics could be bad news for China and EU Business leaders, financial markets, the American consumer, even many Republican politicians - plenty will be breathing a sigh of relief that a trade war between the US and Mexico has been averted. ...
06:39 2019-06-08

Gears Tactics, One Of E3 2019's No-Shows, Is Still In Development At E3 2018, longtime Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson showed off a new PC game called Gears Tactics and announced Gears 5 and Gears Pop as well. This year, Microsoft’s Xbox briefing only mentioned those last two....
01:39 2019-06-13

Louis Scarcella’s partner admits they used ‘questionable tactics’ It was all legal-ish. The partner of embattled former NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella admitted in court Wednesday that the men may have blurred the lines on proper police work sometimes — but maintained they never did anything illegal. “We used some questionable tactics,” retired NYPD of...
02:13 2019-07-11

Teamfight Tactics gets ranked play in latest update Riot is preparing an update for its auto-battler Teamfight Tactics. This is the first "official patch," and it includes a number of major changes and new features.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavior this week. “Humans cause global warming. Evolution theory explains the diversity and change of li...
08:52 2019-06-28

Desperados III is the cowboy tactics game I never knew I wanted I’m not going to lie to you. I do not know what a Desperados is. The same goes for Desperados II, which I assume must exist. But I played Desperados III, and I like it. If you’re as clueless about this series as I am, just know that Desperados III is a tactics game published by THQ Nordi...
19:52 2019-06-10

Phil Neville explains the tactics he uses as England manager Neville wants defenders to pass out from the back, midfielders to dominate and forwards to be braveBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkTwo months after Phil Neville took charge of the England women’s team, he faced his first big challenge as a manager. Last March, England went to the...
14:39 2019-06-14

Carmakers Turn to Survival Tactics With Industry Under Siege Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s attempt to join forces was a response to turmoil in the auto industry, which accounts for much of the world’s factory jobs....
15:00 2019-06-06

What we played in June: 'Final Fantasy Tactics' and 'Overcooked' Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we've been putting time into the iOS version of Final Fantasy Tactics, Overcooked and Just Cause 4. And we also briefly spent s......
17:39 2019-06-17

Sandy Hook families switch tactics, put hoaxers on defensive HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has won a defamation suit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened. A Wisconsin judge on Monday ruled that Lenny Pozner had been defamed by James Fetzer and...
10:13 2019-06-18

Hyundai chief Adamo open to Ogier talks in WRC tactics row Hyundai Motorsport director Andrea Adamo is happy to talk to Sebastien Ogier about the Frenchman's allegations of 'mean tactics' at the last World Rally Championship round in Portugal...
19:00 2019-06-13

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,” these are some of the remarkable tactics that fooled the enemy on D-Day....
19:13 2019-06-06

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures who have been convicted....
13:26 2019-06-18

Ogier accuses Adamo of taking Hyundai WRC Portugal tactics too far World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier has accused Hyundai team principal Andrea Adamo of taking a tactical approach too far on Rally of Portugal...
23:39 2019-06-02

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about how to prepare while staying anonymous....
00:39 2019-06-14

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly begin weighing defensive options - to include interceptor missiles, electronic warfare, deck-mounted ...
15:52 2019-07-08

Longtime Twitch Streamer Is Thrilled To Be Teamfight Tactics' Best Player Rumay “Hafu” Wang’s record is nothing to sneeze at. She’s won multiple major World of Warcraft tournaments, and she’s dominated Hearthstone’s rankings month after month. Still, she feels as though people don’t hold her accomplishments in the same regard as those of some of her male peers. That’s why...
18:52 2019-06-27

Video: Ogier's Hyundai WRC Portugal tactics accusations explained Citroen's Sebastien Ogier fired strong accusations at Hyundai World Rally Championship team principal Andrea Adamo in the immediate aftermath of last weekend's Rally Portugal...
17:13 2019-06-06

How One Nonprofit Is Using Venture-Capital Tactics to Help Save Africa's Last 20,000 Wild Lions In an era of Instagram-length attention spans, wildlife conservation philanthropies are trying new tactics to bring urgent attention to threatened species. Actress Michelle Rodriguez, model Jordan Barrett and photographer Gray Sorrenti band together to pitch in....
06:13 2019-07-01

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year The cult fantasy hit is going to have a big year. Developer Bonus XP is working on a tactical RPG based on the new Age of Resistance TV show.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police tactics baffle the experts as legislature is trashed As images of demonstrators pounding at the glass walls of Hong Kong's Legislative Council were beamed live to the world, with the notable exception of mainland China, police inside suddenly withdrew, allowing protesters to break in and ransack the place....
12:39 2019-07-02

Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s stonewalling....
23:39 2019-05-21

Teleshopping channels are selling smartphones with misleading, high-pressure tactics There’s something wrong on Freeview channel 21. That’s the conclusion I landed upon after watching two hours of Ideal World, a free-to-air UK teleshopping station, where they shamelessly pitched an unambiguously low-end smartphone using sales tactics I regard as misleading and high-pressure. The pho...
21:00 2019-07-09

FOCUS-Oil service firms eye new survival tactics amid weak U.S. market Packers Plus Energy Services, a company built on the North American shale oil boom, is turning to the Middle East to weather a new round of spending cuts by producers amid warnings of a looming oil glut....
21:52 2019-07-17

Dirty legal tactics could wind up costing Bowery Hotel owners up to $50M Owners of the trendy Bowery Hotel so infuriated a NY judge with their delay tactics that she has refused to hear their defense in a multimillion-dollar fraud case. Now it’s time for them to pay up. The epic legal struggle over the Lower East Side hot spot — known for entertaining A-listers Gigi Hadi...
08:52 2019-07-19

Ex-NYPD instructor at Garner trial: Cops use tactics without training all the time A former Police Academy instructor testified Wednesday that NYPD cops routinely employ physical tactics against suspects without undergoing training — sparking outrage from spectators at the departmental trial over the deadly arrest of Eric Garner. Retired Sgt. Russell Jung appeared as a defen...
23:00 2019-06-05

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
05:13 2019-07-17

Real estate agents coach clients to sharpen bidding tactics CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the housing market that could be on the verge of heating up, and how real estate agents are teaching clients to come out on top in a bidding war....
22:13 2019-07-12

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf The U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of the world’s most vital waterways....
13:39 2019-05-30

England crash out after shift in tactics and failure to fix defensive flaws | Jonathan Wilson USA capitalised on cracks that had been papered over earlier in the World Cup and on Phil Neville’s switch to 4-4-2One of the great puzzles of the World Cup was that England had managed to get through the first five games conceding only one goal. Fluent as they had been at times from an attacking of...
13:39 2019-07-03

Nick Kyrgios rips Rafael Nadal’s slowdown tactics during Wimbledon loss WIMBLEDON, England — Nick Kyrgios did just about everything against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, except win. The Australian hit some underhand serves, including one that landed in for an ace. He tried a few ‘tweeners. And he even ran in early on a serve from Nadal, and argued loudly with the cha...
22:13 2019-07-04

Cycling: Nibali unsure on Tour de France tactics, Sagan targets green again Italian Vincenzo Nibali is the most successful Grand Tour rider who will start this year's Tour de France on Saturday but admits he might go for stage wins rather than chase overall victory....
20:39 2019-07-05

Women’s World Cup: England relax while Kerr adds devil to shock tactics Phil Neville cancelled training before the Scotland showdown but he knows their manager is a force to be reckoned withGuests soaking up the sun by the rooftop pools of England’s and Scotland’s respective team hotels on the Promenade des Anglais can watch a procession of aeroplanes swooping low over ...
23:52 2019-06-07

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-Lebanese journalist Sam Dagher re-entry into the country. A senior Wall Street Journal correspondent ...
13:52 2019-05-29

|Prasaplacesmoreexecsonspecialleave,suspension,asprobescontinue Prasa's board of control and Group CEO, Dr Nkosinathi Sishi have placed more executives either on suspension or special leave amid ongoing investigations at the state entity....
19:13 2019-05-22

AMD hints at ray tracing in the future AMD has hinted that it's going to start working on ray tracing in the future, during the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Global Technology Conference. But, of course, these discussions will happen after AMD Navi hits the streets. Senior VP of Marketing, HR and Investor Relations Ruth Co...
01:26 2019-06-08

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
23:39 2019-07-01

Rangers 3B Cabrera returns from suspension Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrubal Cabrera is back from a three-game suspension and is in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays....
01:52 2019-06-29

Tyreek Hill avoids suspension from NFL Tyreek Hill’s threats were not enough to suspend him, the NFL announced on Friday. The NFL will not suspend Chiefs wide receiver under its personal conduct policy in a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son. The league says in a statement Friday it has not been given access to inf...
17:13 2019-07-19

MLB, ump's union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
07:13 2019-06-19

NFL: No evidence, no suspension for Chiefs' Hill Wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be disciplined by the NFL under the personal conduct policy and is set to rejoin the Chiefs at training camp next week....
03:00 2019-07-20

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
16:13 2019-05-22

MLB umpires going to war with Manny Machado over suspension The umpires aren’t having Manny Machado’s excuses. After the San Diego Padres third baseman said he’d appeal his one-game suspension, citing a lack of precedent for a suspension over arguing balls and strikes, the MLB Umpires Association clapped back at Machado with a fiery stateme...
20:52 2019-06-18

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
13:26 2019-06-05

Pogba hints at move away from United "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from the Premier League side, telling reporters in Tokyo that now \"could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else\"."...
13:13 2019-06-16

Airbus CEO hints at more powerful A321 jet Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury hinted on Tuesday at the launch of a more powerful new A321 jet, saying the planemaker's current A321LR was the world's longest-range single-aisle jet "for the moment."...
21:00 2019-05-21

Giants CEO Larry Baer set to return after suspension SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer is set to return to work Tuesday following a suspension and nearly four-month absence after a video showed him in a physical altercation with his wife. The Giants said Saturday that Baer attended a “regular counseling progr...
01:00 2019-06-30

Rangers 3B Cabrera returns from 3-game suspension ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera returned to the starting lineup Friday night against Tampa Bay after serving a three-game suspension for hitting an umpire with equipment. Cabrera missed a series in Detroit after Major League Baseball reduced his suspension fr...
22:39 2019-06-28

Why the Corvette C8 Became Mid-Engine and Got a Major Suspension Change We caught up with Josh Holder, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s Program Engineering Manager, at the car’s launch party last night to ask the questions a lot of you have had: why did Chevy move the engine behind the driver, and what made engineers finally swap the car’s signature rear leaf springs fo...
21:26 2019-07-19

Blues’ Sundqvist faces possible suspension in Cup Final ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing a potential suspension in the Stanley Cup Final after delivering an elbow to the head of Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk. Sundqvist has a hearing with the NHL’s department of player safety on Thursday after the team lands back in St. Lou...
19:00 2019-05-30

Ford recalls 1.2M Explorers for suspension issue Ford said it expects the Explorer recall of 1.2 million units to cost about $180 million. It did not give estimated costs for the F-150 recall or two other recalls covering a total of 16,300 vehicles announced Wednesday....
20:52 2019-06-12

WFP begins partial suspension of Yemen food aid The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it had started a partial suspension of aid in Yemen, citing failure to reach an agreement with the Iran-aligned Houthis on controls to prevent the diversion of food away from vulnerable people....
23:26 2019-06-20

MLB, umps union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
16:52 2019-06-19

Williams brings new F1 suspension modification to Canadian GP Williams has brought a new suspension package to the Canadian Grand Prix, having finally emerged in a position to add updates to its 2019 Formula 1 package...
13:13 2019-06-08

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegations....
20:39 2019-06-27

Fed rate-cut hints power S&P 500 to all-time high A rally on Wall Street lost strength on Thursday after the S&P 500 index touched a record high, powered by the Federal Reserve's signals that it could cut interest rates as early as July to combat growing risks to global and domestic growth....
20:13 2019-06-20

Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, signaling one of the biggest policy reversals of his eight-year tenure and provoking the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:00 2019-06-18

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, hinted on Wednesday.“Many” Fed offici...
16:39 2019-07-10

Iran hints at further steps against nuclear deal Iran’s deputy foreign minister says that his nation will take another step impacting its compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers in 60 days. Abbas Araghchi told a news conference Sunday that he cannot elaborate now on the nature of the next step. Iranian officials also announce...
14:13 2019-07-07

Vivo Z5x India Launch Will Be Soon, Teaser Hints Vivo Z5x comes with a hole-punch display, a triple rear camera setup, a 5,000mAh battery, a rear fingerprint scanner, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor on board....
19:52 2019-06-07

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten better in the years since it first rolled out to the p...
00:00 2019-05-30

Five helpful hints for would-be NHL traders during the Stanley Cup Final Even during the Stanley Cup Final, other NHL teams are busy trying to improve for next season. Here are five hints for would-be traders during Final.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Stocks Push Higher as Fed Hints at Possible Rate Cut Major indexes rose, with the Dow climbing more than 400 points, as Fed officials hinted the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows....
21:39 2019-06-04

Do you believe in UFOs? China hints at test of new missile With a cryptic message about UFOs and a picture of a missile launcher, China's military has hinted that it has carried out a test of a new missile, after images of an object streaking toward the sky circulated on Chinese social media....
09:52 2019-06-04

More Hints for What to Expect From Robert Pattinson's Batman Benedict Wong offers a Doctor Strange 2 update. Mystique raises a good point about the X-Men in new Dark Phoenix footage. See Peter Parker build his new Far From Home suit. Plus, a new clip from Toy Story 4, teases for The Good Place’s return, and sad news for Happy! and Deadly Class. To me, my spoi...
16:39 2019-06-05

Far From World Cup, Hints of Rebellion Inside U.S. Soccer Current and former employees have been excoriating the federation’s top executives online in an effort to alert leaders to what they called a “toxic” culture....
13:39 2019-06-28

George R.R. Martin hints at what’s next for ‘Game of Thrones’ “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin is promising fans that he is working hard on finishing the books on which the just-concluded HBO series was based — and hinted at more spin-offs to come. Calling Sunday night’s series finale “an ending, but … also a beginning,...
18:26 2019-05-21

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, and sustained performance. The company mentioned a...
14:26 2019-05-30

Ohlins Announces Suspension Kit For Royal Enfield Interceptor Do you own a Royal Enfield Interceptor or a Continental GT 650? Would you like to upgrade the suspension on your motorcycle? Well, Ohlins gives you the option to do just that!...
13:26 2019-07-18

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Fitted With KTM Duke 390 Suspension A motorcycle enthusiast wanted the suspension on his Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 to be stiffer. He swapped out the front suspension of the Interceptor with the ones on the KTM 390 Duke. Here's how......
07:26 2019-06-16

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended their membership.At an ICC board meeting in Londo...
23:00 2019-07-18

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in a corruption case. Sharif is currently serving a seven-year sentence at a prison in the eastern city of Lahore after being co...
20:26 2019-06-20

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
19:52 2019-06-17

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, sending shares of Marfrig Global Foods, Minerva SA and other Brazilian meatpackers soaring....
22:39 2019-06-13

Officer who used stun gun on child wins appeal of suspension CINCINNATI — A Cincinnati police officer suspended after using a stun gun to shock an 11-year-old girl he suspected of stealing from a supermarket and who ignored his commands to stop has successfully appealed his seven-day suspension. An arbitrator recently determined the city policy in effect when...
11:52 2019-06-13

Umps call Machado suspension 'disgrace to the game' The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego shortstop Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
23:39 2019-06-18

Grosjean "gutted" not to have Haas suspension update for French GP Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he is "a bit gutted" that a new rear suspension is available to Kevin Magnussen rather than him for his home race in France...
22:00 2019-06-22

Machado loses appeal, serving suspension Tuesday San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado will serve his one-game suspension against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night after losing his appeal, according to multiple reports....
23:13 2019-07-02

Ford Recalls 1.3M Vehicles For Suspension, Transmission Woes DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles mainly in North America to fix rear suspension and transmission control software problems. The largest recall covers over 1.2 million Explorer SUVs from 2011 through 2017. Ford says a rear suspension toe link can break if the suspens...
16:52 2019-06-12

1.2 Million Ford Explorers Recalled Due to Suspension Fracturing After all the hype around the new 2020 Explorer during the New York Auto Show, Ford has some bad news. It’ll be recalling 1.2 million of its existing Explorers over some faulty suspension issues. Oh, and if you have an F-150 or a Canadian Taurus or Flex, you might have the same issue....
20:13 2019-06-12

French GP DNF allows Grosjean upgraded Haas F1 rear suspension Romain Grosjean will be able to switch to the Haas Formula 1 team's new rear suspension from the Austrian Grand Prix thanks to retiring in France last weekend...
22:13 2019-06-27

Blues' Sundqvist faces possible suspension in Cup Final St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing a potential suspension in the Stanley Cup Final after delivering an elbow to the head of Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk        ...
19:00 2019-05-30

ECB hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims If eurozone inflation stays low, the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut interest rates even further and take other steps to boost it, ECB chief Mario Draghi said. The remark prompted accusations from Donald Trump....
19:52 2019-06-18

Trump hints US will respond soon to Iran shooting down drone President Trump said at the White House Thursday that he would soon decide how the US would respond to the downing of a US drone by Iran. “You will soon find out,” Trump said as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a bilateral meeting. The two were expected to address reporters lat...
21:52 2019-06-20

New Avengers game hints at a Marvel Gaming Universe The recent E3 trailer for the Avengers game has given rise to some speculation that the game may contain a crossover with the PS4 Spider-Man game. Some are hoping for a game version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — which is unlikely, but would be amazing if it turned out to be true. The evidence f...
12:00 2019-06-14

Quentin Tarantino still says next movie will be his last, hints at 'creative' future Quentin Tarantino has been warning fans for years of his intention to step away from the director’s chair after his tenth film – a pledge the Academy Award winner renewed on Tuesday....
00:26 2019-07-03

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
19:39 2019-05-29

Methane gas found on Mars hints at possibility of life NASA’s Curiosity Rover has discovered that Mars is emitting methane gas — lots of it — and that could be a sign that life is thriving somewhere in the Red Planet, a report on Saturday said. The startling readings arrived back on Earth on Thursday, and have sent scientists scrambl...
23:00 2019-06-22

Quentin Tarantino hints ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ film will be his last 'I think when it comes to theatrical movies, I’ve come to the end of the road,' said the 'Pulp Fiction' director during a GQ Australia interview. 'Maybe I’ll stop while I’m ahead.'...
19:13 2019-07-05

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factories in Malaysia – hundreds of migrant workers had pa...
15:26 2019-06-22

Louis van Gaal talks Man Utd, Jose Mourinho, tactics, and why Ed Woodward knows 'zero' about football Former Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has claimed that the club is suffering because chief executive Ed Woodward knows "zero" about football....
13:26 2019-06-03

Ford recalls 1.2M Explorer SUVs due to potential suspension defect The second largest U.S. automaker said the recall covers 2011-2017 model year Explorers that could experience a fractured rear suspension toe link that could increase the risk of a crash....
00:13 2019-06-13

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
15:13 2019-06-15

NASCAR Trucks frontrunner faces suspension over deliberate clash NASCAR Truck Series title contender Johnny Sauter faces a possible suspension after crashing into Austin Hill at Iowa, with Hill saying he wouldn't "put up with it" after the race...
16:52 2019-06-17

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson addresses four-game suspension New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson revealed over the weekend he was receiving a four-game suspension for taking a banned substance under the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy....
18:00 2019-05-28

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pay        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week United Nations food chief David Beasley warned on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack of independence in Houthi-controlled areas....
22:39 2019-06-17

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
03:00 2019-06-22

Opinion: NASCAR Cup drivers take notice after Trucks disqualification, suspension When NASCAR stripped Ross Chastain of his win in the Iowa Trucks race, the decision reverberated among drivers and teams in the Cup Series.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

IOC lifts suspension on India hosting Olympic sports events The IOC has lifted a suspension on India hosting Olympic-related sports events imposed in February after two athletes from Pakistan were denied visas to compete       ...
19:52 2019-06-20

Gerber's Essential Suspension Multi-Plier Is a Do-It-All $20 Prime Day Purchase Gerber’s suspension multi-plier features 12 tools in one package, meaning you’re spending less than $2 per function for Prime Day. If you don’t already own one, you should take this opportunity to rectify that. If you do, buy some more to give away as gifts....
03:00 2019-07-17

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “After my contract expired last March I told my doctors...
02:52 2019-05-27

United Airlines extends suspension of Delhi, Mumbai flights to Oct. 26 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Monday it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until Oct. 26, citing continued restriction of Pakistani airspace....
20:13 2019-07-15

Aaron Boone gets one-game suspension for ‘f–king savages’ rant Yankees manager Aaron Boone will face repercussions for his explicit rant at rookie home-plate umpire Brennan Miller. Chief of Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball Joe Torre announced Friday that Boone will receive a one-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for his hellish behavior, includi...
22:13 2019-07-19

Alleged gun threat behind WNBA star Riquna Williams’ suspension Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident. Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts, one involving the assault of an individual with whom she was...
16:52 2019-07-17

Heat rises as New York tempers flare over subway suspension Severe heat expected across much of eastern USMTA spokesman says temperatures not to blameTempers rose with the heat in New York on Friday as a Central Park festival and a Times Square moon landing commemoration were cancelled because of the dangerous weather. Things reached boiling point in the eve...
18:00 2019-07-20

Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas hit with 80-game PED suspension Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games for PED use, MLB announced on Friday. He is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 97 strikeouts.       ...
12:00 2019-06-22

North Macedonia prime minister hints at early elections SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s prime minister says he could call early elections if his country fails to get a date for the start of European Union accession talks, addressing domestic frustration with the slow pace of progress in joining the bloc. Zoran Zaev said Thursday th...
18:39 2019-06-06

Google hints its smart speakers will be renamed 'Nest Home' Google made clear that it would apply the Nest name to all its smart home products, but just how would it rename classic products? You now have a better idea. As of this writing, a visit to the Connected Home Accessories section of the Google Store......
04:13 2019-06-22

Victorious Andy Murray hints at singles return in US Open • Murray wins doubles at Queen’s with Feliciano López• ‘If I keep progressing, I would like to try singles’Andy Murray, his spirits lifted after winning the doubles title at Queen’s Club on Sunday, will return to Wimbledon next week with a spring in his step that has been missing since he last playe...
23:13 2019-06-23

Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple Thailand‘s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumors of its blockchain pilot surfaced online after eagle-eyed users took to Twitter to share images of what appears to be a Ripple-based app for ...
20:13 2019-05-23

Fed chief Jerome Powell hints at possible rate cut at next policy meeting Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday began the first of two days of testimony in Congress, where he hinted the Fed is eyeing an interest rate cut at its next policy meeting this month....
20:13 2019-07-10

Who will wake up from a coma? Electrical jolts in the brain offer hints Enlarge / Healthcare worker sets up an EEG on an ICU patient. (credit: Getty | BSIP) Researchers may have found a way to detect inklings of consciousness in comatose and vegetative patients just days after they experience a brain injury—and it appears the method may help predict which patients wil...
18:13 2019-06-30

Leaked image hints Nintendo Switch mini is in the works The Nintendo Switch launched over two years ago and is the fastest selling console ever in the US, making the House of Mario an absolute shedload of money. But we've been seeing hints that Nintendo will refresh its best-selling console to improve sales - and a new leak shows what the ...
18:52 2019-07-03

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints Man Utd will not sign Harry Maguire for inflated fee Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United will walk away from overpriced targets in what could be interpreted as a warning to Leicester City over Harry Maguire....
12:00 2019-07-10

President Trump Hints at His Next Trade War Target: French Wine President Donald Trump promised to do “something” about French wine that he said is allowed into the U.S. virtually tariff-free while France imposes duties on U.S. wine, calling the arrangement unfair. “France charges us a lot for the wine. And yet we charge them very little for Fr...
19:00 2019-06-10

Scooter Braun Hints the Taylor Swift Drama Has Taken a ''Toll'' on Him Scooter Braun is breaking his silence... The 38-year-old music manager is making light of his recent drama with Taylor Swift on social media. "Last couple of weeks have really taken a......
08:13 2019-07-17

High-quality LG Stylo 5 render hints at imminent release Purported LG Stylo 5 renderLG hasn't been able to find much success with its crowded and confusing high-end smartphone portfolio in recent years, but members of one mid-range family appear to be doing quite well with bargain hunters excited about the productivity and creativity boost delivered by an...
12:52 2019-06-18

Norman Lear hints at ‘surprises’ for live ‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ ABC will air live episodes of Norman Lear’s classic ’70s-era sitcoms “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” Wednesday (8-9:30 p.m.), with Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as Archie and Edith Bunker and Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes as George and Louise Jefferson. The special will be hosted by Jimmy K...
06:13 2019-05-22

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Possible Cuts if Outlook Dims Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady, but indicated they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
00:00 2019-06-20

Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix - including the first quarterly drop in its US subscribers since 2011 - is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for......
08:00 2019-07-19

Game Of Thrones: George RR Martin hints at ending for books Game Of Thrones creator George RR Martin has given hints about the ending of his books after seeing the hit series come to an end - and also said he suspects we have "not seen the last of Westeros" on TV....
16:52 2019-05-21

MLB umpires union upset over Manny Machado's one-game suspension A day after Manny Machado was hit with a one-game suspension, the MLB Umpires Association issued a scathing statement on Twitter.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Twitter Restores Indian Army's Chinar Corps Handle After Suspension After facing massive outburst of Twitteratis following the suspension of Indian Army Chinar Corps' handle on Friday, the social media platform restored the account the same day....
09:26 2019-06-08

Louisville Cardinals pitcher ejected for saying 'that's horrible,' receives four-game suspension Louisville Cardinals pitcher Michael McAvene received a four-game suspension Sunday following his ejection from a game against the Indiana Hoosiers in the college baseball tournament....
19:39 2019-06-03

Measured By Length Of Suspension, A Reckless Beaning Is Worse Than Trucking A Catcher Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez was suspended by Major League Baseball for three games for plunking Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick Tuesday night. This is MLB determining that the beaning was intentional and, notably, hitting Ramirez with a longer suspension than the one given to Marisnick for bulldozin...
08:26 2019-07-18

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into child abuse claims made against the wide receiver....
18:13 2019-07-19

Tiger Woods sounds off on Hank Haney SiriusXM suspension: He got what he deserved Hank Haney, who made insensitive and dismissive remarks about professional women's golf on his radio show, was suspended Thursday.        ...
01:39 2019-06-01

Britain's best known stockpicker posts apology on Youtube after suspension of flagship fund Britain's best known portfolio manager apologized to investors after being forced to suspend trading on his flagship fund after mounting losses and withdrawals....
15:26 2019-06-05

Extreme sleeping: the woman who snoozes dangling from Clifton Suspension Bridge Phoebe Smith is the world’s leading authority on how to sleep in bizarre environments - raising money for the homeless while doing soName: Extreme sleeping.Age: As old as sleep itself. Continue reading......
10:52 2019-07-04

UK economy returns to growth; Fed chair hints at US rate cut - business live Rolling coverage of the latest financial news, including new growth figures for MayLatest: Fed chair Jerome Powell on US outlook Powell cites global weakness and trade tensionsEarlier:UK grew by 0.3% in May, after April contractionExperts: Storm clouds gather, despite growth pick-upCarmakers returne...
15:13 2019-07-10

Nvidia RTX Super GPU stock shortage rumor hints at rising prices For those of you looking at getting one of Nvidia’s new RTX ‘Super’ graphics cards, there are some worrying rumblings from the graphics grapevine concerning potential stock shortages, and indeed possible price rises that could stem from that alleged lack of inventory.A report fr...
17:26 2019-07-11

Andy Murray hints at doubles spot at Wimbledon before possible singles return • Scot confident he can return to competitive tennis• ‘I don’t have pain, I just need to see how good the hip can get’Andy Murray is confident he can return to competitive tennis and has hinted at a doubles spot at Wimbledon. In January the two-times Wimbledon champion announced plans to retire afte...
14:52 2019-05-21

iPhone leak hints what Apple's September release might hold On eve of huge Apple WWDC software conference, Japan website speculates on next iPhone models, which are expected to be released in September.        ...
21:26 2019-05-30

In Recaptured Afghan District, Shattered Forces Show Hints of a Rebound Afghan forces recaptured the district of Khwaja Umari, which fell last year to the Taliban. It is a sign that younger leaders are making gains against the militants....
00:00 2019-06-23

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected "good results" from talks planned in Washington next week....
19:26 2019-06-01

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Hints That U.S. Pressure Is Hurting Sales (SHANGHAI) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it would have become the world’s number one smartphone maker by year’s end if it were not for “unexpected” circumstances — a hint that pressure from the U.S. may be hurting its sales. “If we had not encount...
09:52 2019-06-11

Samsung's announcement hints at 100W fast charging for the Galaxy Note 10 Samsung has moved to the top of the field in the fast charging wars by introducing today a pair of new Type-C power delivery (PD) controllers. The SE8A and MM101 both are embedded with an eFlash feature that allows for firmware updates. Both controllers also provide up to 100 watts of power (20V / 5...
20:52 2019-05-28

Aaditya Thackeray For Maharashtra Chief Minister? Hints From Shiv Sena The BJP's cantankerous ally, Shiv Sena, has indicated that it would pitch Aaditya Thackeray, the son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, as the Chief Ministerial candidate in the Maharashtra assembly......
20:13 2019-06-13

U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent, where it’s been since December....
06:52 2019-06-20

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales Chinese tech giant Huawei says it would have become the world's number one smartphone marker by year's end if it were not for "unexpected" circumstances....
09:39 2019-06-11

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
02:52 2019-06-20

The 2019 Chevy Silverado hints at future autonomous trucks in one specific way Someday, a truck will be more like a rolling, portable workshop than something you actually drive. In many ways, trucks are already heading in that direction, and one early sign of progress is the new power outlet in the truck bed of the 2019 Chevy Silverado.Granted, it’s a fairly minor addit...
01:26 2019-06-30

Kevin Feige Hints at How a Black Widow Prequel Could Reveal Secrets of the MCU Black Widow is dead. This much we know from Avengers: Endgame. And yet, if the rumors are true, Scarlett Johansson is about to, or already has, started filming a Black Widow movie that would be one of the first films in Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe....
21:13 2019-06-20

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China — even after the city’s leader backed off the bill. ...
11:39 2019-06-16

The 2020 Polestar 1 Hides Its Ridiculous Weight With a Surprisingly Simple Suspension Setup Many modern performance cars come with some sort of fancy technical adjustable suspension setup. But not the Polestar 1. Its suspension is much more straightforward, which is surprising considering it weighs more than a literal Bentley....
20:26 2019-06-21

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist facing suspension for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing discipline for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
23:52 2019-05-30

The WNBA Players Association Is Contesting Riquna Williams's Domestic-Violence Suspension On Tuesday, the WNBA issued a statement announcing that Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams would be suspended for 10 games as a result of an incident of suspected domestic violence in December, which led to Williams’s arrest on April 29 of this year. Williams allegedly broke into a home in Pal...
03:52 2019-07-18

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
14:52 2019-05-21

"Is Speaking Truth A Crime?": Roshan Baig Slams Congress Suspension Order A day after being suspended from the Congress for indulging in "anti-party activities", senior Karnataka legislator Roshan Baig hit back at the state leadership today by claiming that he had been......
13:39 2019-06-19

Brazil's farm ministry confirms temporary suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's agriculture ministry confirmed on Monday it has temporarily halted Brazilian beef exports to China after a case of atypical mad cow disease....
23:52 2019-06-03

Les Miles agrees with one-game suspension for Pooka Williams after domestic violence charge Kansas coach Les Miles said the one-game suspension for star running back Pooka Williams after a misdemeanor domestic battery charge was right decision.       ...
18:52 2019-07-15

Asian Shops Shun Huawei Phone Trade-Ins on Google Suspension Worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the......
17:26 2019-05-22

Dow, stocks rising amid Fed hints at rate cut and optimism from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
18:39 2019-06-04

Amid attacks from rivals, Biden holds top-dollar fundraisers and hints at $20M haul Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. And it appears the former vice president may also be the leader in the race for campaign cash....
22:39 2019-06-18

'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

Dow, stocks end higher Tuesday amid Fed hints at rate cut, optimism from Mexico on trade U.S. stocks ended higher after Fed chief remarks on rate cut and Mexico official's optimism on developing trade dispute.        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter hints at tactical tweaks against Nigeria "South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will keep Nigeria guessing over the approach he will adopt in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Wednesday."...
18:52 2019-07-09

Zidane's stinging swipe at Bale hints at departure after final-game snub "Zinedine Zidane has hinted Gareth Bale’s time at Real Madrid may be over after keeping him on the bench in the dismal defeat to Real Betis, then aiming a swipe at him afterwards."...
14:33 2019-05-21

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave......
17:52 2019-06-13

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
04:52 2019-07-17

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch invite hints at new central selfie camera The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 release date isn't too far off, as Samsung has officially announced the launch event date and venue for its next Unpacked press conference.Wednesday, August 7 is when you can expected the new Note 10 to launch, and it's all happening in Brooklyn at the Barclays C...
05:26 2019-07-02

USC hints at lawsuit with Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli in massive college scheme USC has raised the possibility of a future legal dispute with actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli in the college scandal.        ...
01:26 2019-06-07

Asia Pacific markets set to trade mixed as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting interest rates....
02:00 2019-07-11

iOS 13 image hints that Apple will make a long rumored change to the 2019 iPhones While the early buzz has Apple continuing to equip the upcoming iPhone 11 series with its proprietary Lightning port, an illustration found in iOS 13 seems to indicate otherwise. As noted on a tweet disseminated by a gentleman named Raphael Mouton (via MSPoweruser), the iOS 13 iPhone restore screen ...
19:26 2019-06-10

Ginsburg Hints at Sharp Divisions Ahead as Supreme Court Term Nears End Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in remarks at a conference that included references to the census and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, gave liberals little reason to be optimistic....
16:00 2019-06-10

Cory Booker hints at a future proposal to girlfriend, actress Rosario Dawson Could 2020 presidential hopeful Cory Booker be married by inauguration? He adorably hinted at a proposal to Rosario Dawson on "The RuPaul Show."        ...
20:26 2019-06-12

Microsoft hints at a new “modern” operating system designed to support different form factors In a week where AMD, Intel and Qualcomm have already made major announcements, Microsoft’s keynote yesterday at Computex in Taipei was relatively lowkey. Instead of revealing new products, the company hinted at what it wants in a modernized operating system. Intriguingly, Microsoft’s blog post abou...
05:01 2019-05-30

NFL’s Richie Incognito Wanted to Cut Off His Dead Father’s Head, Gets 2 Game Suspension. Kaepernick Still Doesn’t Have a Job In August Richie Incognito walked into the funeral home in charge of burying his father and told those working that he needed access to his dead father’s body so he could cut off his head....
21:26 2019-07-13

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
16:13 2019-06-05

Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries Google suspending business with the Chinese firm will disrupt services....
13:13 2019-05-22

Robert Garrigus back from drug suspension, seeks change in PGA Tour marijuana rules Robert Garrigus returns to the PGA Tour at the 3M Open following a three-month suspension after failing a drug test based on elevated THC levels.        ...
18:26 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
11:00 2019-06-16

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both times, Hong Kong’s top official refused to scrap the widely unpopular legislation. The protes...
09:52 2019-06-19

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Embattled Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate in July, according to prepared remarks ahead of his congressional testimony Wednesday. He also reiterated the independence of the Fed...
16:26 2019-07-10

Mortal Kombat 11 DLC leak: Terminator ad hints at 2019 release date for MK11 character As rumours about Evil Dead's Ash Williams coming to Mortal Kombat on PS4, Xbox One and PC continue to proliferate, a new rumour joins the roster - and this one's hard to ignore....
13:39 2019-06-17

PS4 Games Shock: Big News as PlayStation exclusive leak hints at new 2019 release date Sony PlayStation might be absent from E3 2019, but there's still good news for one PS4 exclusive, as a new leak hints at a possible 2019 release date....
17:00 2019-06-09

Tiger Woods hints health, 'Father Time', is an issue after first round struggles at The Open: 'Just the way it's going to be' The Masters champion, a three-time winner on the links courses of the only major in Europe, shot a 7-over 78 on Thursday, his highest first-round score at the tournament and third-highest opening at any of the four biggest events in golf....
15:13 2019-07-19

Golf commentator Hank Haney blasts Tiger Woods for his comments about radio show suspension Tiger Woods said Hank Haney got what he deserved with radio suspension. Haney now calls Tiger "moral authority on issues pertaining to women."        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin hints prequel series will have fan-favorite family, creatures “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin has released some new details on the state of Westeros in HBO’s upcoming prequel of the epic fantasy – a series that so far has been kept under wraps....
22:13 2019-07-09

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer more questions Thursday from the Senate banking committee....
20:13 2019-07-11

Star Trek: Picard's First Teaser Hints at Jean-Luc's Tragic Place in Starfleet History [Updated] The first teaser is here for CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Picard, which brings the incredible Patrick Stewart back as the even more incredible Jean-Luc Picard. But the admiral, who’s been spending a lot of time with his grapes, is no longer a part of Starfleet. The mystery, of course, is finding out w...
19:52 2019-05-23

Chris Williamson: Labour at centre of fresh storm after MP is re-admitted into Party after suspension over anti-Semitism comments Labour is at the centre of a fresh storm over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after Chris Williamson's suspension from the Party was lifted....
19:00 2019-06-27

Bullish Rhian Brewster response hints at Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's great expectations There was a brief moment during Jurgen Klopp's post-match scrum at Prenton Park on Thursday evening in which the Liverpool manager unexpectedly bristled....
16:39 2019-07-12

Pep Guardiola hints Vincent Kompany could return to Man City as manager as captain bids farewell at trophy parade Pep Guardiola opened the door to Vincent Kompany returning as Manchester City manager one day as the Belgian was given an emotional send off by thousands of fans....
17:39 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
16:13 2019-05-21

OH. NO. Kristen Bell hints that a new 'Frozen 2' song may get stuck in your head Talking about the end of "The Good Place," Kristen Bell gave us a glimpse into a certain song in "Frozen 2" and OMG.        ...
21:13 2019-06-18

Newly Discovered Fallout 76 Secret Hints At Connections To Other Fallout Games New holotapes have led players on a hunt for clues about one of Fallout 76’s most recently-added vaults, and what connection the gamemight have to the rest of the series....
15:39 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:26 2019-06-20

Code hints at new BlackBerry handset code-named Monet According to CrackBerry, a new BlackBerry handset might be on the way. Code discovered in certain files contain hints about a phone with the code name "Monet" and a model number of BBJ100. The device will apparently have two variants, a single SIM model and an International version with dual SIM cap...
04:52 2019-05-23

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15 which means it's little more than a month away now. After this date, all UK-based internet users will have to confirm that they are 18 or older if they want to access adult entertainment sites. Given that Pornhub alone received...
13:13 2019-06-07

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing inappropriate images and videos online. The block ha...
11:13 2019-05-22

UK porn block could be delayed again The UK porn block scheme could be frozen once again according to a Sky News report which cites anonymous sources and say that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Secretary Jeremy Wright will make the announcement in Parliament later today.The body in charge of implementing th...
14:52 2019-06-20

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:52 2019-05-21

MLB umpires union upset over Manny Machado's suspension; League calls the criticism 'inappropriate' A day after Manny Machado was hit with a one-game suspension, the MLB Umpires Association issued a scathing statement on Twitter.       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" under his watch as committee head....
23:52 2019-07-02

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: why should we have to pay to block robocalls at all? Firewall, an iOS app from the creators of temporary phone number app Burner, differs from similar ...
23:52 2019-06-27

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
15:26 2019-05-29

Phil Kessel Is On The Trade Block And That's Probably For The Best One of the hardest things to do in the NHL is to rebuild a team on the fly—to remake the roster, usually younger and cheaper, while still remaining competitive. The Blackhawks are the success story of the salary cap era, but even they had to pay the piper eventually. Now it’s the Penguins’ turn, tho...
02:26 2019-05-25

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly obvious” that the new Conservative prime minister will not be able to suspend parliament to push th...
19:52 2019-06-06

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov in the building as part of an...
22:13 2019-06-20

Von der Leyen seeks to secure EU top job at parliament Outgoing German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen is seeking to woo enough legislators at the European Parliament to secure the job of European Commission President in a secret vote late Tuesday...
10:13 2019-07-16

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
14:26 2019-07-03

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are running highlights of the election to the European Parliament. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remainder voting on Sunday (times GMT):...
19:26 2019-05-26

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

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
23:39 2019-06-16

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. Freedom Party interim leader Norbert Hofer said his lawmakers will back a motion by the opposition So...
11:13 2019-05-27

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ejected from Parliament in the latest national election...
03:00 2019-07-08

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awfulness, and there won’t be any negative effects whatsoever.But I just know it’s all going to end up like my sex life – a combinati...
15:26 2019-06-15

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar......
22:26 2019-06-11

FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls by default. They'll have to use "reasonable" call data to make the decision, inform customers of the pract......
23:13 2019-06-06

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
04:52 2019-06-19

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 billion a month nationwide. The companies would not ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Biggie’s Block: Notorious B.I.G. gets his own street in Brooklyn Hip-hop luminaries and Bedford-Stuyvesant locals celebrated the long-awaited co-naming of a street for slain Brooklyn-native rapper Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." Wallace Way” on Monday....
00:26 2019-06-11

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German football that RB are ready to challenge the Bayern hegemony....
04:39 2019-05-25

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
19:52 2019-06-06

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
19:52 2019-06-06

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient need not delay the accession of Balkan countries to the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
17:00 2019-07-05

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-07-11

Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost....
19:39 2019-06-07

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking fraud calls (and issuing suspected spam call alerts) for new phone customers as a matter course, at n......
22:52 2019-07-09

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s a really gross forum that keeps appearing in searches. Some sites like Yahoo Answers and Quora have ...
19:01 2019-06-18

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee,......
00:26 2019-06-21

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
19:52 2019-07-09

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress - provoked a row in parliament......
11:26 2019-07-03

After "Where Is He" Murmurs In Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Congress's Rahul Gandhi gave Parliament a miss this morning as the 17th Lok Sabha began after the national elections. On Day One, the elected lawmakers took oath as members of the house - led by Prime......
13:13 2019-06-17

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
14:13 2019-06-13

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
12:00 2019-06-11

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight deadline to form a new Israeli government loomed....
20:39 2019-05-29

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
20:00 2019-05-28

EU Parliament to vote on von der Leyen on July 16: spokesman The leaders of the EU's political groupings on Thursday said the European Parliament would vote on Ursula von der Leyen's nomination to head the EU Commission on July 16, confirming an earlier plan, a parliament spokesman said....
12:39 2019-07-11

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
14:13 2019-06-20

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
16:00 2019-07-11

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the legislature after they failed to organize as a single group....
19:00 2019-06-13

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
03:52 2019-06-14

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections....
17:13 2019-07-08

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
12:01 2019-05-26

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes past midnight Tuesday. The speaker also has a rol...
06:00 2019-05-29

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
04:13 2019-05-27

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
06:13 2019-07-03

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parliament for the first time. Slovaks are among four co...
11:01 2019-05-25

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
15:26 2019-06-21

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
23:13 2019-05-22

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
11:26 2019-05-25

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Parliament has convened for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup. The military-backed party that nominated Prayuth won the second-highest number of seats in the House of Representatives i...
08:39 2019-06-05

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
15:39 2019-07-02

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said......
16:26 2019-07-17

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget...
21:26 2019-07-18

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead....
10:52 2019-05-30

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
17:39 2019-06-06

Both houses of Thai parliament convene to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament will convene on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's next prime minister....
07:00 2019-06-05

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
20:52 2019-06-05

Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight day TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. The demonstration on Sunday marked the fourth straight day of anti-government protests that also focus on...
23:13 2019-06-23

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
09:52 2019-05-24

Voting in PNG parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime minister after weeks of political turmoil over the handling of a gas development deal....
08:00 2019-05-30

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companies "using this opportunity to harvest and manipulate user data"....
20:52 2019-06-19

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in the United States, a figure which represents a 325% increase compared to 2017. What’s more, the ...
05:13 2019-07-10

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the WWDC keynote: the ability to filter out calls fro...
10:13 2019-06-05

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
08:26 2019-07-11

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
11:52 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that Downing Street sought to restrict his access to some sensitive intelligence information when he beca...
18:00 2019-07-05

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delayed the rollout for the third time running in over a year, says Sky News. At the end of 2017, parliament passed the Digital Economy Act, which detailed p...
17:39 2019-06-20

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain said Thursday that three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British commercial vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, signaling a further escalation of tensions over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. The Irania...
09:13 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
18:52 2019-07-07

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
12:00 2019-07-11

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
21:52 2019-05-31

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court has declined to rule in a pair of partisan gerrymandering cases, in a demurral that advocacy groups warned could amount to a “green light” for abuse by p...
02:52 2019-06-28

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
18:26 2019-06-19

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:13 2019-07-11

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
19:39 2019-05-21

England and Germany ‘will block European Super League’ • German Football League president says new solution needed• ‘If you make a pyramid like the ECA, we would destroy the clubs’Combined opposition from the Premier League and Bundesliga will block the plans developed by the European Club Association for a new “super league” in 2024, the German Footbal...
19:00 2019-06-04

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Indicted California Rep. Duncan Hunter is asking a judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congressman used campaign funds to finance a string of extramarital relationships. In a motion Friday, the congressman’s lawyers say prosecutors are se...
04:00 2019-06-29

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding tables and people got that extra money in dribs and dra...
14:39 2019-05-21

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
22:39 2019-07-09

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president’s...
20:39 2019-07-09

Hamilton to be investigated for Raikkonen Austria qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton will face a stewards' investigation for allegedly impeding Kimi Raikkonen in the first part of Austrian Grand Prix qualifying...
18:13 2019-06-29

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
19:39 2019-07-09

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:13 2019-07-09

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and security of those who view adult content online.The Open Rights Group has analyzed the BBFC's Age-verification Certificate Standard, which outlines me...
04:13 2019-06-17

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
20:13 2019-06-04

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms, despite warnings that delaying membership talks with Albania and Macedonia could undermine stability in the volatile Balkans region. After EU leaders ...
16:52 2019-07-01

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a major pending US-Mexico-Canada trade deal....
00:26 2019-06-05

Forbes Media may soon be on block again as investors explore sale The Asian investors who bought a controlling stake in Forbes Media from the Forbes family in 2014 are quietly exploring a sale of the magazine and related Web properties, sources say. Reached for comment, a spokesman for Forbes, also known as the “Capitalist Tool,” didn’t shoot down rumors of a sale...
07:26 2019-06-19

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
00:52 2019-07-12

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products...
06:26 2019-06-19

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters. Meanwhile, Republican senators warned the administration they were prepared to block the tariffs, the Washington Post reported....
23:00 2019-06-04

Judge to hear bid to block Indiana abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is set to take up the American Civil Liberties Union’s bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure. A judge in Indianapolis was scheduled to hear arguments Monday from the state’s attorneys and the ALCU of Indian...
13:26 2019-06-03

U.S. appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2018 lower court ruling that said President Donald Trump could not block people from following him on Twitter....
17:00 2019-07-09

Heathrow brushes off fear that Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14bn scheme....
16:26 2019-06-18

Hawaiian Elders Arrested Trying to Block Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
07:26 2019-07-18

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
19:01 2019-05-21

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third country” agreement with the United States, days ahead of his planned visit to Washington...
00:13 2019-07-12

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the vessel, saying that "cruises kill climate."...
05:26 2019-06-10

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
21:39 2019-06-06

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
12:13 2019-07-16

Judge rejects Indiana AG’s bid to block abortion clinic SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by Indiana’s attorney general to prevent an abortion clinic from opening in northern Indiana. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday denied Attorney General Curtis Hill’s request for an immediate stay to prevent th...
23:13 2019-06-10

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Party to use opposition day debate for motion backed by Letwin, SNP, Lib Dems and GreensToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will on Wednesday launch the first step in an audacious cross-party parliamentary bid to block a new prime minister forcing a no-deal Brexit, backed by the form...
19:00 2019-06-11

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
18:26 2019-06-11

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls....
19:00 2019-06-07

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches and non-Defense Department participants....
20:26 2019-06-10

Massive Mudslide Block Chandigarh-Shimla Highway Massive mudslides hit the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway between Parwanoo and Solan towns in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday owing to heavy overnight rains, that led to traffic snarls and posed a......
22:13 2019-07-13

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX. At 14:35 UTC, June 10, the Bitcoin network rejected a block after it had been mined, which effectively cancelle...
20:13 2019-07-11

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an appeal to Judge Eileen Rakower’s decision Tuesday, asking that the jurist rescind her temporary injunction on a pilot plan to restrict five bloc...
20:52 2019-07-03

Court refuses to block Alabama execution set for Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to block Alabama’s bid to execute an inmate convicted of killing a country preacher with a sword. The 11th U.S. Circuit of Appeals on Wednesday refused a stay requested by 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price. He’s set to die by le...
04:00 2019-05-30

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday....
14:39 2019-07-11

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a confrontation that comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
14:26 2019-07-11

Akhilesh Yadav's 3-Day Parliament Attendance Explained, Barely Akhilesh Yadav, one of the opposition's most prominent voices, is yet to make a mark in parliament, where he has hardly been seen since the start of the budget session on June 17. The Samajwadi Party......
16:00 2019-07-03

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
17:39 2019-05-25

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament on Monday as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections for the first time....
13:52 2019-05-27

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
02:52 2019-05-27

European Parliament opens, short of three barred Catalans The European Parliament began its first session of the new term on Tuesday, short of three Catalan members who were barred from joining, as hundreds wearing the Catalan flag protested against their exclusion outside the building in Strasbourg....
18:26 2019-07-02

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

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
22:39 2019-05-22

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
19:00 2019-07-02

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
10:39 2019-06-21

The Latest: Italy’s Sassoli elected leader of EU Parliament David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc, has been elected as the next president of the European parliament after two rounds of voting in the Strasbourg-based legislature....
14:01 2019-07-03

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation and give the demonstrators the run of the building....
21:26 2019-07-02

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
09:52 2019-05-23

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
10:00 2019-05-23

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
04:39 2019-06-29

EU Commission appointee von der Leyen to seek parliament approval German Ursula von der Leyen, appointed by European Union leaders as the next head of the bloc's executive, will attend later on Wednesday a session of the European Parliament, the approval of which she needs to take on the job....
11:39 2019-07-03

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
21:52 2019-05-25

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant, anti-Islam interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has been campaigning hard to boost his right-wing Le...
12:52 2019-05-26

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are casting ballots for their country’s 17 seats in the 751-member European Parliament. The vote is seen...
09:26 2019-05-26

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
19:13 2019-07-04

EU Parliament to elect its president on July 3 in any case: spokesman The European Parliament will elect its president on July 3, even if European Union leaders fail to appoint the chair of the EU executive at a summit on Tuesday, a spokesman for the assembly told a news conference....
10:39 2019-07-02

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
17:13 2019-05-22

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
00:13 2019-05-24

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
16:13 2019-05-24

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year and are expected to draw tens of thousands onto the streets again Friday. For the first time, the issue is predicted to have a significant impact on this week’s elections for the ...
10:26 2019-05-24

BJP's Pragya Thakur Missing In Court, A Regular In Parliament Pragya Singh Thakur may not be regular with her court appearances despite being a terror accused. But when it comes to attendance in Lok Sabha, the first-time lawmaker is definitely a topper.......
18:52 2019-07-05

Thai king opens first parliament since 2014 coup Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday opened the country's first parliament since the military seized power from an elected government in a 2014 coup....
11:39 2019-05-24

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, said that she was angry and saddened by the violence....
05:26 2019-07-02

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation that she will need in two weeks' time....
15:52 2019-07-03

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament. From Portugal to Finland, from Italy to Britain, students followed the call of Swedis...
07:00 2019-05-25

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
10:52 2019-07-01

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential security threat posed by Chinese group Huawei....
00:00 2019-07-04

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the assembly....
04:00 2019-07-03

PM Modi To Host Dinner For All Members Of Parliament Tomorrow The invitation to all the members of the parliament was extended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha....
10:13 2019-06-19

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
17:26 2019-07-02

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
22:52 2019-07-01

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
14:00 2019-07-04

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
14:00 2019-07-04

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges...
14:26 2019-05-24

Italy's Salvini to respond to parliament over Russia case Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini bowed to demands on Tuesday to address parliament on allegations that his right-wing League party had sought illegal funding from Russia, saying he would take questions on the topic in regular question time....
18:13 2019-07-16

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line....
19:26 2019-05-21

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers....
15:26 2019-05-29

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin. Dozens of protesters gathered outside Parliament on Thursday to s...
02:00 2019-05-31

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
06:13 2019-07-18

Spain parliament to keep same number of seats despite suspended Catalans The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 regional independence bid would not affect the total number of seats in the house....
15:39 2019-06-05

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
18:13 2019-05-28

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both said they would not join such a grouping....
14:39 2019-06-05

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
15:39 2019-07-11

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
14:39 2019-05-21

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
16:13 2019-07-12

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday in what prosecutors said appeared to be a terrorist attack....
13:26 2019-07-17

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
05:13 2019-05-30

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
09:13 2019-07-16

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
21:00 2019-06-07

Brexit: suspending parliament should not be ruled out, says Dominic Raab Tory leadership contender says dropping widely criticised idea would weaken UK negotiating positionThe Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has said the possibility of sidelining parliament to force through Brexit should not be ruled out, as to do so would weaken the UK’s negotiating position in B...
14:26 2019-06-08

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
19:39 2019-07-14

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary....
13:26 2019-07-14

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who had fought for democracy....
04:26 2019-06-11

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative journalist. Valentina Matviyenko, who is Russia’s third most senior official after the president and prime minister, on Tuesday described the c...
12:00 2019-06-11

TV Broadcasters Outside Parliament Can't Shake 'Stop Brexit Steve' Protester, with megaphone, wins cat-and-mouse game with TV reporters covering U.K.’s break with EU by getting into shot every time; BBC built a scaffold, Steve Bray got taller signs. ‘Could you possibly, please, just be quiet for a moment?’...
21:39 2019-06-06

Papua New Guinea PM clings on but government defeated in parliament The government of Papua New Guinea appeared to be in danger on Tuesday, after opponents of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill convincingly won a vote in parliament that prepares the way for his removal....
10:26 2019-05-28

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short of aim of being third biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to create the biggest far-right group in the European parliament.Despite promises to become “a thorn in the f...
16:52 2019-06-13

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president Albania's parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections....
13:13 2019-06-17

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
01:52 2019-07-10

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:00 2019-05-21

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
17:39 2019-07-15

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the public debt under control....
22:13 2019-07-19

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Security Council today after China removed its......
14:39 2019-05-21

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
17:52 2019-05-27

Austrian parliament topples Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
00:01 2019-05-28

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
23:52 2019-06-02

Greek PM says to submit tax cut plan to parliament in coming weeks The Greek government will submit a bill to parliament in the coming weeks to cut taxes, newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-10

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several key bills. The budget will be presented by Union......
00:26 2019-06-17

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election campaign in a matter of months. Prime Minister Benjam...
15:26 2019-05-27

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
10:26 2019-05-22

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
21:26 2019-06-11

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
22:39 2019-06-04

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to a new letter released Friday.“Mr. Kobach's ...
02:00 2019-06-08

Follow states lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to stop funding this antiquated research, and for our le...
06:13 2019-05-30

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
18:13 2019-07-09

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies completely block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering killings and other crimes from behind bars. New President Nayib Bukele is moving to...
04:00 2019-06-22

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
01:52 2019-06-07

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers’ Force union have been barring trucks from entering or leaving the factory ...
14:52 2019-06-04

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
06:39 2019-07-17

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
08:26 2019-07-17

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
23:00 2019-05-30

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
00:00 2019-06-05

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
20:39 2019-07-18

Shell, Exxon eye return to Somalia ahead of oil block round Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil are looking to return to Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round later this year, the East African country's oil ministry said....
15:52 2019-06-28

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
16:52 2019-07-18

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently oppose the merger.Read more......
02:26 2019-05-23

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
17:39 2019-06-02

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
13:52 2019-05-31

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
23:26 2019-06-05