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Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA

Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA

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Saudi king reportedly approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency reported Friday....
13:00 2019-07-20

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
02:00 2019-07-20

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
03:52 2019-07-20

Saudi king says Iran actions threaten regional, global security Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Gulf Arab meeting on Thursday that Iran's development of nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities threatened regional and global security....
23:26 2019-05-30

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the face of “emergent, credible threats” in the regio...
03:00 2019-07-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-06-05

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:13 2019-05-24

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send about 1,600 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
20:52 2019-05-24

HostGator web hosting review: Good performance, bad security, upsells everywhere If you want to set up a simple website as an online brochure, HostGator should be fine. But if you want users to login or pay for something through your site, do not use this hosting provider's base plan....
22:13 2019-08-05

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximately 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East....
04:52 2019-06-18

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially the world....
17:00 2019-06-02

Saudi Arabia says it will protect ports, regional waters after attacks on tankers Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih condemned on Thursday the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying Riyadh would take all necessary measures to protect its ports and regional waters, state news agency SPA reported....
22:52 2019-06-13

Cyprus: US sees regional partnership important to security NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ government spokesman says a partnership between Greece, Cyprus and Israel in which the U.S. is participating is seen by Washington as contributing to security and stability in the eastern Mediterranean. The three countries have forged an energy-based partnership ...
15:26 2019-06-06

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
06:39 2019-07-18

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats."...
02:00 2019-07-20

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
10:01 2019-07-21

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
04:39 2019-07-20

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Prince Sultan Air Base in the country, which is in a de...
08:00 2019-07-18

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
00:00 2019-05-25

Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional troops at border The Trump administration wants to send 1,000 more troops to the US-Mexico border “to provide supplemental holding and port of entry enforcement support” to Border Patrol agents, officials said Monday. The Department of Homeland Security made the request last week and is waiting to get ap...
07:39 2019-07-09

Pak PM Walks Away From Saudi King On Video, Trolled Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been criticised on social media for "breaking protocol" when he met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Organisation of Islamic summit last week....
14:13 2019-06-05

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in strengthening political stability and good governance. The Office, named BINUH, will replace the peacekeeping mission in Haiti on October 16, putting an e...
18:39 2019-06-27

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added to the package....
23:39 2019-05-23

King for a Day upsets Maximum Security Weenedin action failed to answer the question of who's the best 3-year-old in American racing as Maximum Security couldn't hold the lead in the Pegasus Stakes....
05:52 2019-06-17

Turkey’s Erdogan calls Saudi king on Muslim holiday: SPA Saudi King Salman received a phone call on Sunday from Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the occasion of the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha, state news agency SPA said....
23:00 2019-08-11

The Latest: Saudi king says Islamic summit confronts threats The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Saudi Arabia's King Salman says Muslim heads of state are gathering in Islam's holiest city of Mecca for a summit aimed at building the future of our peoples and confronting aggressive threats to stability....
01:00 2019-06-01

Saudi Arabia to support indebted Lebanon, say ex-PMs after meeting king Saudi Arabia is preparing to support Lebanon through its economic challenges, three Lebanese ex-premiers indicated after meeting Saudi King Salman in Jeddah on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-15

Saudi King Salman says will resolutely confront aggressive threats Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and work for the future of Arab and Islamic states....
23:13 2019-05-31

Saudi king meets UK treasury chief ahead of Aramco listing Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has met British treasury chief Philip Hammond to discuss economic and financial investments between the two countries and security cooperation amid heightened tensions with Iran...
12:52 2019-07-07

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
23:26 2019-05-30

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
08:13 2019-06-01

Saudi king warns attacks on oil stations threaten global supply King Salman accuses Iran-backed groups of drone strikes on oil tankers at third and final summit of Gulf and Arab leadersSaudi Arabia’s King Salman has said that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security, while again accusing Iran-backed groups ...
08:39 2019-06-01

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
03:00 2019-06-01

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of...
03:00 2019-06-01

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
19:52 2019-06-20

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki told The Associate...
14:26 2019-06-18

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
21:39 2019-06-07

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 billion arms sale to the country, their offices announced Sunday....
06:01 2019-06-10

Sponsored: How To Enhance A CNG Car's Mileage? Maruti Suzuki's CNG cars are the best performers in terms of mileage, safety, and driveability. S-CNG cars offer best-in-class fuel efficiency. Get tips to increase the mileage of your car....
16:00 2019-05-28

A Superflex league can enhance value of the QB position Imagine going to a steakhouse where the premier cuts of meat are the cheapest choices on the menu. You pay much more for the chicken or the shrimp. Even side dishes might be more expensive. But the steaks, they’re dirt cheap. In a fantasy football steakhouse, that underpriced steak is the quarterbac...
23:26 2019-08-17

How to use Gradebook to enhance Google Classroom Learn how using Gradebook can give teachers a smooth workflow to track learning progress at schools and can also be helpful for businesses that use G Suite....
00:13 2019-08-15

New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance Supercapacitors, electrical devices that store and release energy, need a layer of electrolyte — an electrically conductive material that can be solid, liquid, or somewhere in between. Now, researchers at MIT and several other institutions have developed a novel class of liquids that may open up new...
17:39 2019-08-12

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
15:13 2019-06-12

RBI To Enhance Monitoring Of Shadow Banks: Shaktikanta Das The comment comes at a time when there are fears that India may be facing a major crisis in its shadow banking sector after shares of mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) plunged this......
13:00 2019-06-09

CBOE To Enhance VIX Index Methodology By Including SPX Weeklys Option Series CHICAGO, IL and COUNTY WICKLOW, IRELAND - September 4, 2014 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that starting on October 6, it plans to begin including SPX WeeklysSM options series -- expiring every Friday, except the third Friday of each month -- in its CBOE Vola...
03:39 2019-05-22

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aiming to enhance green investments and promote innovation that helps tackle climate change issues....
17:52 2019-05-27

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislative amendment seeking additional steps to implement......
12:52 2019-07-11

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
17:13 2019-07-12

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Bank of America adds human option to enhance robo investment offerings Bank of America Corp is rolling out a new wealth management product that combines automated portfolios with human advice, becoming the latest brokerage to seek to boost business by blending digital......
17:52 2019-06-03

CBOE Holdings Presents Strategic Initiatives to Enhance Share Value at Investor Day Conference CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's Investor Day Conference with stockholders and analysts, CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) senior management outlined the Company's strategic initiatives to enhance share value. It also noted that through September of this year, CBOE repurchased $15 ...
08:26 2019-05-22

'The Lion King' filmmakers couldn't wait to be king of visual effects In an era where audiences have increasingly sophisticated knowledge about how movie magic is made, the personality-rich, photorealistic animal characters in Disney's new "The Lion King" will have moviegoers asking, "How the heck did they do that?"...
05:13 2019-07-17

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a smear campaign....
11:52 2019-06-04

How to change a Samsung Galaxy S10's screen resolution to save battery or enhance its visual performance YouTube/UnboxTherapy You can change your Samsung Galaxy S10's screen resolution to help you see photos and videos in the highest quality possible, or in two lower tiers of resolution. The Galaxy S10 comes with its middle resolution enabled by default to save battery life, but it's easy to change a...
04:13 2019-06-14

Corel Painter 2020, hands on: Performance and interface tweaks enhance user experience There are dozens of welcome tweaks and improvements in Painter 2020 rather than any major new features. But even workflows and processes that haven't changed feel more fluid thanks to the performance enhancements....
18:00 2019-07-11

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
03:39 2019-06-15

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others....
02:13 2019-06-24

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
13:00 2019-06-15

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is king at the box office The latest iteration of the Godzilla franchise took over the top spot from "Aladdin" and roared louder than Elton John at the weekend box office, but it still left a notably smaller footprint on North American theaters than its city-wrecking predecessors....
03:13 2019-06-03

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
03:52 2019-06-24

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering "the forces of darkness and terrorism."...
18:13 2019-06-13

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
02:13 2019-06-24

Saudi-led coalition: Houthi projectile lands near Saudi desalination plant The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday a projectile launched by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi forces had landed on Wednesday night near a Saudi desalination plant in Shuqaiq, causing no casualties or damage....
11:13 2019-06-20

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said in a statement....
16:39 2019-08-17

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-06-14

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said on Tuesday, citing the Saudi-led coalition....
07:00 2019-06-18

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
16:39 2019-08-17

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused app...
12:52 2019-06-20

What are the different types of web hosting? Depending on your level of expertise, website hosting, which is the task of making websites and web pages available to many users, can be either very simple or daunting. In this article, we are going to explore the different types of hosting in plan English. While they all act as a storage plac...
19:01 2019-07-05

Best e-commerce hosting in 2019 Got a great idea, service or product? Building a quality web store could help you sell it to the masses, and it's easier than you think.Even basic website hosting plans will often include core e-commerce functionality: templates for web stores, PayPal integration, easy installs for popular shop...
17:00 2019-05-28

Best managed web hosting of 2019 You've designed a great website, found a quality website hosting package and got your creation online. That's great, but don't relax just yet; there's plenty more to do.Maintaining your website involves a lot of work. You'll need to monitor it to make sure it's online a...
18:39 2019-05-28

Best shared web hosting of 2019 Shared website hosting means exactly what it says – you share a server with other users who are running their own websites from that hardware. Every customer gets a portion of that physical server for their own use.The main strength here is that this is a cost-effective solution, and because ...
20:52 2019-05-21

Best VPS hosting providers of 2019 Standard shared website hosting packages are cheap and user-friendly, but they're also slow, inflexible, and don't have the power or functionality that professional and business users often need.If you need more than a basic host but can't afford a dedicated server or don't want ...
15:26 2019-05-23

Four top web hosting hacks to boost SEO Your web host has a major influence on SEO. Speed, or how quickly your website loads is the most important factor. When a user arrives at your website it needs to respond quickly – it feels more natural and it’s what we all expect these days, no one likes waiting for anything anymore!&...
03:26 2019-08-15

Best WordPress hosting 2019 Getting started with WordPress website hosting doesn't have to be expensive, after all the 15-year old WordPress is free (and open source). Even the cheapest shared hosting plan usually comes with a one-click WordPress installer, allowing the greenest of blogging newbies to have their first pos...
16:26 2019-05-21

Best green web hosting of 2019 Choosing a website hosting company typically involves weighing up many factors, such as price, features, support, reputation and more. The environmental impact of a web host probably won't rank high on most people's priority lists, if they think about it at all – but that could be a...
17:00 2019-05-29

Why managed web hosting is better for businesses For a busy business owner, your website is critical. Often, it’s the first interaction that most people have with your business. If you’re a digital operation, it’s often the only interaction that someone will have with you. So, making sure your site is up and running is critica...
19:13 2019-07-08

Best Windows hosting services of 2019 Most website hosting packages run on Linux servers, and it's easy to see why: the operating system is fast, reliable, secure and free, with an impressive software ecosystem that includes some of the best web applications around.For all these benefits, Linux won't be the right setup for eve...
17:39 2019-05-28

Best Cheap VPS hosting deals of 2019 When it comes to web hosting, VPS hosting bridges the gap between shared and dedicated hosting. Shared hosting is where your account is one of many small accounts sharing a web server. A dedicated server is where you rent the entire server, so that it is dedicated to your business. VPS hosting ...
17:13 2019-06-03

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared web hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hosting needs are simple, you'll probably choose an ...
16:13 2019-06-18

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in the north to Kumamoto in the south. Played every f...
10:26 2019-06-21

TUSD hosting a job fair for bus drivers TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District’s Transportation Department is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Courtesy of Tucson Unified School District TUSD is accepting applications for part-time and full-time bus drivers. No prior experience is required to apply, and training is prov...
05:39 2019-06-21

Best small business web hosting for 2019 Every business needs a website, but finding the right website hosting package isn't always easy. Many plans are targeted primarily at home users, and don't have the power that businesses need.Take email, for instance. We've seen hosting plans offer as few as five email addresses for a...
18:26 2019-06-05

Best cloud hosting services in 2019 Signing up for a simple website hosting package will usually buy you a defined block of resources on a single server: this much web space, that much bandwidth, maybe a set amount of RAM or CPU cores.While this works well for many websites, having fixed resources can be a problem for larger projects....
02:39 2019-05-24

Best cheap web hosting deals of 2019 Quality web hosting can be an expensive affair – but it doesn’t have to be. And while you can always fall back on free website hosting providers, there’s also a growing number of cheap web hosting providers that deliver honest, reliable performance and great value for money with...
13:52 2019-06-03

Best managed WordPress hosting 2019 As a content management system, WordPress offers one of the easiest and quickest ways to set up your own blog or website. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can select from one of hundreds of templates, as well as create interactive content such as contact forms.The usefulness of WordPress has not ...
20:26 2019-05-29

Web hosting vs WordPress vs Website builder? Which one is the best When creating a website, early on, those involved should decide on the exact breakdown of responsibilities between those in the business and outside companies contracted to provide services and technical knowledge. The three Ws represent three possible divisions of responsibilities, where exter...
16:13 2019-06-12

Best email hosting providers of 2019 Getting hold of an email account is easy – sign up with an ISP, register with Google, buy a website hosting account – but free and standard packages won't always deliver the quality that professional users need.Email hosting plans are an easy way to get a more efficient and reliab...
20:52 2019-05-21

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago....
19:00 2019-07-24

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
02:39 2019-06-04

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
12:00 2019-06-12

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends at midnight on July 31. SimpliSafe is a well-kno...
17:39 2019-07-23

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has. Huawei has been at the center of a global debate that has seen President Trump sign an executive order banning Am...
18:39 2019-08-19

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
00:26 2019-08-04

10 of the Best (and Funniest) ESPYS Hosting Moments of All Time It's almost time for the 2019 ESPYS! That's right! Tracy Morgan is hosting the big award show live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 10. Given......
16:39 2019-07-09

Buying a web hosting service? Check these 9 tips When shopping for the perfect web hosting for you (not the best website hosting for everybody else), you will be bombarded with terms and features that you will have seldom encountered in your everyday life. From FTP to backup, we will explain to you the jargon used and what to look for when you are...
19:13 2019-07-08

The Dirty Business of Hosting Hate Online Sometime in the three years before he murdered nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylan Roof sat down at his computer and typed “black on White crime” into Google. According to Roof’s online manifesto, something about the death of Trayvon Martin ...
00:00 2019-07-12

Best dedicated server hosting providers of 2019 Opting for a dedicated server means that you get an entire server to yourself. There's no sharing of CPU time, RAM or bandwidth, which means your website stays responsive at all times.Shared website hosting can appear to be amazing value, with feature-packed products available for just a few po...
02:39 2019-05-24

IOC Lifts India's International Events Hosting Restrictions The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February......
19:00 2019-06-20

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
10:13 2019-06-19

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
06:13 2019-06-11

Choosing a web hosting service? Then avoid these common mistakes If you are relatively new to the world of web hosting, you will be bombarded with advices and tips once you start looking into ways to host your brand new website (or indeed, even when you are at the planning stage or trying to find out whether you actually need a website or should simply go to a we...
19:13 2019-07-08

HostGator is now offering free domains with its web hosting packages In the ever-competitive world of web hosting services, companies are constantly introducing new features to get the upper-hand on the competition to help you build your website. The latest attempt to up its game comes from HostGator.The award-winning web hosting giant is now offering up the incentiv...
20:52 2019-07-09

Best shared web hosting of 2019: top plans from vetted providers Shared web hosting means exactly what it says – you share a server with other users who are running their own websites from that hardware. Every customer gets a portion of that physical server for their own use. The main strength here is that this is a cost-effective solution, and because you...
23:39 2019-08-09

Carondelet Health Network hosting job fair for nurses TUCSON – The Carondelet Health Network is hiring new nurses. Job fairs are being held at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s hospitals this month. Registered nurses who recently graduated are encouraged to apply. Interviews will be held for full-time RN positions in the hospitals. Recr...
18:52 2019-06-05

Houthis say they launched drone attacks on a Saudi airport; Saudi TV says drone intercepted Yemen's Houthis launched more drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport on Friday, halting air traffic there, the Iran-aligned group’s military spokesman said....
22:13 2019-08-16

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
18:39 2019-07-18

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating convention next summer....
02:39 2019-07-24

InMotion Hosting review: This capable provider offers a 90-day guarantee InMotion is a well-known web hosting provider. But how does it perform? We take an in-depth look at the features, capabilities, and performance of this popular service....
02:39 2019-05-30

Beyonce’s mom Tina Knowles hosting fundraiser for Dem Senate wannabe Like daughter, like mother — but not so late. Beyonce’s mother Tina Knowles Lawson is hosting a brunch fundraiser Saturday for Texas Senate hopeful Amanda Edwards, a source familiar with the event told The Post. Last year, Beyonce endorsed Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke — but ...
00:52 2019-08-13

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

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing further details....
22:39 2019-06-17

Senator-turned-lobbyist Al D’Amato hosting Cuomo fundraiser While Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers debate a litany of issues before the Albany session adjourns on June 19, former GOP US Sen.-turned-powerhouse lobbyist Al D’Amato is co-chairing a “Long Island cocktail reception” fundraiser in Great Neck Sunday for the governor, The Post has learned. And he has...
06:26 2019-05-29

It's good to be king: Disney's 'The Lion King' remake rakes in a record-setting $185M 'The Lion King' remake is a huge hit, setting a July record. But Disney has more to celebrate: 'Avengers: Endgame' is officially bigger than 'Avatar.'        ...
21:26 2019-07-21

Kyalami owner 'committed' to hosting grand prix amid F1 interest A South African Grand Prix at Kyalami could rejoin the Formula 1 calendar amid interest from championship bosses and a desire from the redeveloped circuit to host F1 again...
18:52 2019-05-21

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the classic romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally…” The deli was famously featured in the “I’ll have what ...
00:26 2019-05-30

Katz’s Deli hosting ‘orgasm’ contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally’ anniversary Lunch-goers may hear more pleasurable moaning than usual Friday at Katz’s Delicatessen. The 131-year-old Lower East Side meat mainstay is hosting a fake orgasm contest in honor of Meg Ryan’s legendary performance as Sally Albright in “When Harry Met Sally,” which celebrates its 30th anniversary this...
20:39 2019-07-11

Kendall Jenner Needs a New Mattress (& Maybe a New Fish) After Hosting Kourtney Kardashian's Family It's time for Kourtney Kardashian to return home. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the mother of three reveals to best friend Larsa Pippen that......
22:13 2019-05-23

Alex Bowman celebrated his first NASCAR win by hosting a syrup-chugging contest The 26-year-old Bowman earned his first Cup Series win Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway and shares some details about the all-night party.       ...
05:26 2019-07-03

Deal: Amazon hosting massive Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 sale Amazon is running huge Apple Watch sale with great discounts on the most recent models, as well as previous generation smartwatches. If you're looking for a brand new Apple Watch Series 3 or 4, you should definitely check out Amazon's prices while the sale is still live.From what we've been able to ...
02:52 2019-06-05

Billionaire boss of Equinox, SoulCycle blasted for hosting Trump fundraiser The billionaire behind Equinox and SoulCycle — playgrounds for New York’s liberal elite — is a major President Trump supporter who is throwing him a Hamptons fundraiser this Friday. News of Stephen Ross’s pro-Trump leanings led to a furious reaction Wednesday from left-leaning love...
23:39 2019-08-07

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
01:26 2019-06-19

Hostinger web hosting review: Good support and a killer entry-level price Hostinger is an up-and-coming web hosting provider with a very compelling entry-level price. But how does it perform? We take an in-depth look at the features, capabilities, and performance of this popular service....
01:00 2019-07-17

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-16

Trump is hosting a social media summit, but Facebook and Twitter aren’t invited Trump lashed out in a Twitter post before the event on Thursday at some social media companies and traditional news firms, saying, "The Fake News is not as important, or as powerful, as Social Media" and criticizing what he said was unfairness by some firms....
18:26 2019-07-11

Dolphins Receiver Kenny Stills Calls Out Team Owner For Hosting Trump Fundraiser Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is an old rich white guy, which means he is also a fan of Donald Trump, or at least he is the kind of person who appreciates Trump’s policies enough to throw the man a fancy fundraiser in the Hamptons. One person who does not appreciate Donald Trump, nor his boss co...
18:00 2019-08-07

Former Wildcats to Host Lexington Regional at TBT LEXINGTON, Ky. – The annual single-elimination, nationwide summer spectacle known as The Basketball Tournament is making its way to Lexington for the first time in the six-year history of the event, televised live on ESPN networks. Bluegrass Boys, composed entirely of former Kentucky Wildcats, will ...
23:26 2019-06-11

8 regional BBQ joints meat lovers must try Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.       ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Dillard’s 2 HRs help Ole Miss clinch regional 19-4 over JSU OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Thomas Dillard homered on the first pitch of the game and later hit a grand slam as Mississippi again overwhelmed Jacksonville State, winning 19-4 on Sunday night to advance to an NCAA Super Regional for the sixth time. Dillard finished with seven RBIs and had three of the 20 hi...
08:52 2019-06-03

Ole Miss evens regional at Arkansas with 13-5 win FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Tyler Keenan homered and drove in four runs and Ole Miss tied its super regional series against Arkansas with a 13-5 win Sunday. Ole Miss (41-26) scored eight runs in the first and second innings to erase an early 2-0 deficit and force a third game on Monday with the winner...
03:00 2019-06-10

Biscuitville: Regional chain known for biscuits Biscuitville is a locally popular Southern chain with nearly 60 locations, all of them in Virginia and North Carolina.       ...
19:26 2019-06-14

World Cup 2019: Hosting A Game Night At Home? Impress Your Guests With These Caramel Bread Popcorns Cricket World Cup 2019: Be it a movie night, game night, or a family get-together, there is one delight that happens to complement almost all the occasions - popcorns....
16:52 2019-06-14

TikTok opens Indian data centre in wake of accusations of hosting pornographers and sexual predators India has become TikTok's most prized and fastest growing market and one that it cannot afford to lose, hence the announcement that it will set up a local data centre....
07:13 2019-07-24

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution proposed in a recent blog post on his campaign webs...
00:52 2019-08-19

Dolphins Receiver Kenny Stills Calls Out Team Owner For Hosting Trump Fundraiser [Updates] Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is an old rich white guy, which means he is also a fan of Donald Trump, or at least he is the kind of person who appreciates Trump’s policies enough to throw the man a fancy fundraiser in the Hamptons. One person who does not appreciate Donald Trump, nor his boss co...
01:39 2019-08-08

Dolphins Receiver Kenny Stills Calls Out Team Owner For Hosting Trump Fundraiser [Update] Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is an old rich white guy, which means he is also a fan of Donald Trump, or at least he is the kind of person who appreciates Trump’s policies enough to throw the man a fancy fundraiser in the Hamptons. One person who does not appreciate Donald Trump, nor his boss co...
23:00 2019-08-07

Baseball, Softball Regional Scores and Highlights Baseball Region 10 at Montgomery County High School G1: Montgomery Co. 13, St. Patrick 0 G2: Nicholas Co. 5, Scott 3 G3: Campbell Co. 7, Harrison Co. 1 Semi 1: Montgomery Co. 12, Nicholas Co. 1 Semi 2: Campbell Co. 2, Bourbon Co. 0 Regional Final: Montgomery Co. vs Campbell Co. 5/27 – 5:30pm ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
03:26 2019-05-31

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States...
12:26 2019-06-08

Dillard's 2 HRs help Ole Miss clinch regional 19-4 over JSU Dillard homers on 1st pitch, later hits grand slam as Mississippi beats Jacksonville State 19-4 to advance to NCAA Super Regional        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Biscuitville: See the regional chain's biscuits and more Biscuitville is a locally popular Southern chain with nearly 60 locations, all of them in Virginia and North Carolina.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the planned launch of 18 new regional European benchmark indices, which include the Bats Eurozone 50, B...
22:13 2019-05-21

No. 3 regional seeds 8-2 so far in NCAA Tournament openers No. 3 regional seeds are 8-2 so far in NCAA Tournament openers; national seeds Arkansas, Mississippi St. also win        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Michigan gets past Creighton 6-0 in Corvallis regional Christian Bullock hit a two-run homer in the second inning to help Michigan beat Creighton 6-0 in the Corvallis regional        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Great American Bites: 8 regional BBQ joints you must try Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.       ...
20:00 2019-07-09

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team field will be unveiled Monday. The tournament beg...
04:39 2019-05-27

Softball Regional Tournament Schedule Released The KHSAA Softball Regional Tournament schedules were released Friday night. Here are the schedules for the 10th-12th Regions: 10th Region – At Campbell County High School Monday, May 27 Pendleton Co. vs Scott – 11am Mason Co. vs Clark Co. – 1pm Bourbon Co. vs Harrison Co. – ...
03:13 2019-05-25

MVD Tucson Regional Office closed for week TUCSON -The Motor Vehicle Divisions Tucson Regional Office is closed this week while workers train on a new computer system. The regional office is only allowing vehicle inspections, which is causing some delays for other offices. On Tuesday, wait times exceeded an hour at the MVD off Shannon and In...
05:52 2019-08-14

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since the day he took office, the UN chief has been det...
18:13 2019-05-21

8 regional BBQ joints smoked meat lovers must try Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.       ...
00:39 2019-07-10

Halle Berry Gave Lena Waithe a Big Kiss For Luck on Her First Night Hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! While Jimmy Kimmel was off co-hosting the live Norman Lear tribute on Wednesday, he left his talk show in good hands by actor and comedian Lena Waithe to guest host Jimmy Kimmel Live! while he was away. While Waithe has plenty of experience in front of a camera thanks to working on Master of None an...
21:00 2019-05-23

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
03:13 2019-06-14

Campbell, Arkansas top TCU 3-1, reach final of home regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Campbell allowed four hits over eight innings, matching the longest outing of his career and helping Arkansas advance to the final of its home regional with a 3-1 victory over TCU on Saturday night. Casey Opitz broke a scoreless tie with a two-run single in the sixth...
05:52 2019-06-02

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations. Nikos Christodoulides said during the drill’s final phase Thursda...
19:00 2019-05-30

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

Baseball, Softball Regional Semifinal Scores and Highlights Highlights from the 11th region baseball semifinals tonight. @tatescrbaseball and @SportsLafayette advance to the championship. pic.twitter.com/MaFZJlLTec — Charlie Walter (@CharlieWalterTV) May 29, 2019 WATCH: Softball Regional Semifinal winners include @MSHSSoftball1, @WoodfordFstptch, @Bo...
06:00 2019-05-29

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener        ...
05:52 2019-06-01

Hedge funds in talks to sell i and regional papers The hedge funds which took control of the i newspaper and hundreds of regional titles last year are in talks about a break-up and sale of its assets....
14:26 2019-07-08

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6MBKpz — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) May 30, 201...
11:26 2019-05-30

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five runs and the Gators cruised past Army 13-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday. Josh White homered off Leftwich (6-5) with one out in the six...
01:26 2019-06-02

UCLA hits 3 HRs to force deciding game in LA Regional LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Strumpf had a three-run homer, Nick Nastrini struck out seven in his first start since late February and UCLA forced a deciding game in the NCAA Baseball Tournament’s Los Angeles Regional with a 6-1 victory over Loyola Marymount on Sunday night. The teams will meet aga...
08:52 2019-06-03

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland."...
00:52 2019-07-11

Erstad resigns as Nebraska coach after regional elimination LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Darin Erstad has resigned as Nebraska’s baseball coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. Erstad’s announcement Monday came a day after the Cornhuskers were eliminated from the NCAA Oklahoma City regional with a 16-1 loss to Connecticut. He finished...
01:52 2019-06-04

Arkansas tops TCU 6-0, gets 2nd straight home super regional Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

TCU tops Central Connecticut 9-5, reaches final of regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before connecting on a two-run homer in the eighth and TCU beat Central Connecticut State 9-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday. The Horned Frogs (34-27) earned a rematch with host and No. 5 national...
02:13 2019-06-03

Arkansas whips Ole Miss 11-2 in super regional opener FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Matt Goodheart and Jack Kenley homered and drove in three runs each and Isaiah Campbell was dominant on the mound as Arkansas dominated Mississippi 11-2 on Saturday in the first game of the Fayetteville super regional. Kenley hit a 3-run homer in the first inning and Goodhea...
00:00 2019-06-09

German far-right party ahead in east before regional votes The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), just a month before regional elections there, an opinion poll showed on Sunday....
14:52 2019-08-04

What does Indian PM Narendra Modi's reelection mean for regional rivals? Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reelected with an even bigger mandate than in 2014. Should China and Pakistan be worried about the future of relations with India under an emboldened Modi?...
16:13 2019-05-24

'We have lost the battle,' says regional leader of India's Congress: TV "We have lost the battle," a regional leader of India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said it had secured a massive victory in the general election....
10:26 2019-05-23

Louisville shuts out ECU 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Miller carried a no-hitter into the bottom of the ninth inning, Justin Lavey had three RBI and the Cardinals beat East Carolina 12-0 on Saturday to clinch the NCAA super regional and reach its fourth College World Series since 2013. Miller (7-1) hit Chandler Jenkins with...
00:00 2019-06-09

Discussions underway about Australia's AU$60m Regional Connectivity project The Department of Communications is seeking input from the telecommunications industry, all levels of government, and other interested stakeholders on the grant element of the program....
17:00 2019-08-12

A dialect quiz shows we still cling to our regional identities The New York Times' online quiz can pinpoint where in the UK or Ireland you grew up by the words you use and how you say them. We asked a linguist to explain why dialects persist...
17:39 2019-05-21

Mitsubishi Aircraft unveils new planes for regional markets Japan's Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp on Thursday unveiled the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft, as the jet maker steps up its focus on the commercial regional air travel market....
13:26 2019-06-13

Amazing time-lapse video shows London Stadium transform from West Ham home to hosting Muse, MLB and athletics Premier League football will be back at London Stadium in less than a month, following a hectic summer in which West Ham United's home has played host to 250,000 spectators attending several other sporting and entertainment events....
19:13 2019-07-17

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
20:52 2019-07-12

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
20:39 2019-07-18

Albert powers FSU past LSU 6-4 to open NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Reese Albert hit a three-run, game-tying homer in the seventh and added a solo shot in the ninth, and Florida State opened the NCAA’s Baton Rouge super regional with a 6-4 victory over LSU on Saturday. J.C. Flowers, who started the game in center field, went to the moun...
01:13 2019-06-09

Kentucky Hosts Regional Earthquake Drill To Test Responses FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Kentucky are among those in eight states taking part in a 10-day earthquake preparedness event. It’s being called the largest full-scale exercise in a decade. “Hopefully we won’t ever experience a New Madrid, but the best science will te...
01:52 2019-06-04

Midwest Hospital Systems to Merge Into 26-State Regional Giant Sanford Health and UnityPoint Health have agreed to combine the two nonprofit systems, creating another regional giant as the nation’s $1 trillion hospital sector continues to consolidate....
09:26 2019-06-28

MEDIA LINK-Fight the Fed with these regional bank stocks -Barron's KeyCorp, Signature Bank and U.S. Bancorp are among the regional banks "expected to be better positioned for a Fed rate cut, thanks in part to a lower percentage of variable-rate loans," according to a Barron's analysis....
00:39 2019-07-22

Louisville routs East Carolina 14-1 in NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente and Jake Snider each knocked in three runs and Reid Detmers held East Carolina to five hits in seven innings in Louisville’s 14-1 blowout win in Friday’s first game of the NCAA Tournament super regional. Hitless for 3 1/3 innings against Pirates ace J...
23:01 2019-06-07

Reyna Carranco is healthy for UA softball Super Regional vs. Ole Miss TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series. It also helps to have the Pac-12’s leading hitter back. Reyna Carranco talks about getting back in the lineup and feeling nearly 100 percent. Here’s more fro...
11:39 2019-05-23

UCLA beats Loyola Marymount, advances to Super Regional LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Kreidler had three hits, Chase Strumpf hit a three-run homer and UCLA advanced to the NCAA Super Regional with a 6-3 victory over Loyola Marymount in Monday night’s deciding game of the Los Angeles regional. This is the fifth time a national top seed has lost one of its...
11:39 2019-06-04

GameStop Lays Off Dozens Of Regional Managers As It Searches For A Future On Tuesday, several GameStop employees took to Reddit to report that their regional sales supervisors had been laid off. These anecdotal reports, combined with tips to Kotaku about some layoffs, have since been bolstered by an email from GameStop management, whose authenticity Kotaku has confirmed, ...
23:00 2019-08-01

Texas Tech blanks Dallas Baptist 3-0 for regional sweep LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryce Bonnin allowed three hits in seven innings, Cameron Warren hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Texas Tech advanced as host of a Super Regional with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist on Sunday night. Warren’s 17th homer was his third in three regional games...
08:52 2019-06-03

Yemen Truce Efforts Falter as Regional Rivalries Intensify Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and Iran-aligned forces have faltered, setting back U.N. attempts to prevent the war from fueling a broader regional conflict with Tehran....
12:52 2019-08-06

LSU tops Southern Miss 6-4 to advance to NCAA super regional BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and a two-run triple, and LSU advanced to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Sunday night. The Tigers (40-24) won all three of their games in the Baton Rouge regional and will host Flo...
08:52 2019-06-03

Duke routs Vanderbilt 18-5 to open Nashville Super Regional NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Gallagher hit a three-run home run and had four RBIs as the Duke Blue Devils routed Vanderbilt 18-5 in a game that ended early Saturday morning to take the opener of the Nashville Super Regional. The Blue Devils (35-25) also snapped a 12-game winning streak by Vanderbilt...
11:39 2019-06-08

Vandy advances to super regional, routs Indiana State 12-1 Julian Infante hit two home runs and Ty Duvall added a grand slam as the Vanderbilt Commodores advanced to their third straight super regional by routing Indiana State 12-1 to clinch the Nashville Regional        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional Florida State trounces Georgia 10-1 to capture NCAA regional, putting coach Mike Martin's retirement on hold        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

No Meeting Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At Regional SCO Summit In Bishkek No meeting is scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan later this month on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
13:26 2019-06-06

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
17:52 2019-06-13

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
14:13 2019-06-13

11 Best West Indian Foods: Regional Recipes From Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa And More West Indian Foods: Find here the best of authentic recipes from Maharashtra, Goa, Rajasthan and more that you can easily prepare at home with the key ingredients and a step by step process....
17:13 2019-05-21

Germany: Rupture emerges in AfD around extreme regional leader Höcke A group of AfD politicians have called on the party to distance itself from its firebrand leader in the eastern state of Thuringia, Björn Höcke. The party's top brass did not sign, but did join in the criticism of Höcke....
22:00 2019-07-10

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:13 2019-05-21

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
19:13 2019-05-31

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
00:13 2019-06-11

UN agencies welcome regional road map to help integrate ‘continuing exodus of Venezuelans’ A new road map adopted by Latin American and Caribbean countries, to help better integrate refugees and migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela into new host societies, drew a warm welcome from two UN agencies on Monday....
09:39 2019-07-09

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory Acton tied it with a two-run shot in the second. B...
09:13 2019-06-01

German regional president found dead with gunshot wound — report Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound in his head, according to a local media report. Police reportedly found no weapon nearby....
05:52 2019-06-03

Biscuits are cooked every 15 minutes at regional fast-food chain Biscuitville As you might expect at a restaurant named Biscuitville, biscuits are king, and the brand’s signature is that a new batch is cooked every 15 minutes.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its comba...
01:26 2019-05-28

11 State Bhavan Restaurants In Delhi: Offering A Myriad of Regional Delicacies Being the national capital of India, Delhi holds a significant position, culminating the cultural and culinary essence of all 29 states and 7 union territories. It houses state bhavans for each and......
22:26 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
02:39 2019-06-11

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

No longer with a regional focus, Clemson is now flexing its national recruiting muscles Clemson rose to the top of college football by recruiting its region. The national titles allowed the Tigers to go national with tremendous success.       ...
18:52 2019-08-01

Show Credits, Titles Of Serials In Regional Languages: Centre To Channels In a bid to promote Indian languages, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in......
15:52 2019-06-14

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves regional leader dead – reports General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara stateThe head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated by its top general, the country’s media has reported.Ambachew Mekonnen and his adviser were attacked...
10:52 2019-06-23

Ethiopian Army Chief, Regional President Killed In "Hit Squad" Attack Ethiopia's army chief and the president of a key region have been shot dead in a wave of violence highlighting the political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push......
18:52 2019-06-23

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. ...
21:52 2019-06-23

Mystery airline in talks to buy Mitsubishi SpaceJet to serve US regional market The Japanese planemaker Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced it's in discussions with an unnamed U.S. airline over the sale of its SpaceJet M100 aircraft....
11:39 2019-06-19

Venezuela rejoins regional defense treaty but Guaido warns it's no 'magic' solution Venezuela's National Assembly approved a law returning the OPEC nation to a regional defense treaty on Tuesday, but opposition leader Juan Guaido sought to tamp down supporters' hopes it could lead to President Nicolas Maduro's imminent downfall....
22:26 2019-07-23

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines....
08:52 2019-06-03

CEE MARKETS-Lender OTP boosts Budapest stock index, regional FX treads water Hungary led central European share gains on Friday, driven by strong earnings by OTP , the region's biggest independent lender, while currencies trod water, mirroring the euro that shrugged off Italy's ruling coalition tensions. OTP shares initially rose as much as 2.6% before paring gains margi...
12:26 2019-08-09

Kentucky Softball Season Ends In 2019 NCAA Seattle Super Regional SEATTLE, Wash. (UK Athletics) – The Washington Huskies scored a run in the top of the first and two in the sixth and seventh to win the 2019 Seattle Super Regional on Saturday night in the Pacific Northwest, 5-0. The 2019 season was one for the record books, as was the entire career for the class of...
13:01 2019-05-26

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
15:13 2019-06-23

Report: suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, claims the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:39 2019-06-08

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part of Africa, that deserves more international support....
16:00 2019-05-21

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26 - regional president Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturday, the deadliest day in the city since insurgents were driven out in 2012....
17:13 2019-07-13

Pompeo and Kuwaiti foreign minister discuss regional, international developments in call Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al Khalid al Sabah discussed the latest regional and international developments with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call late on Sunday, Kuwait's foreign ministry said in a statement, without giving further details....
03:00 2019-06-03

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
19:52 2019-06-08

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
19:13 2019-06-27

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever US regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common variant of the disease within a couple years. The treatment is priced at $2.125 million. Out-of-pocket costs for patients will v...
05:00 2019-05-25

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

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Slone to a 50-plus regional hiring spree that has already included top-ranked analyst Christopher Wood....
06:39 2019-07-15

Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker throws no-hitter in NCAA Super Regional vs. Duke Vanderbilt freshman Kumar Rocker threw the first no-hitter in NCAA Tournament Super Regional play, striking out 19 in a dominant performance vs. Duke.       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
23:39 2019-05-27

Singtel posts lowest annual profit in 16 years, citing 'intense' regional competition Singapore Telecommunications on Wednesday posted its smallest annual net profit in 16 years partly due to the intense competition faced by its regional associates in India and Indonesia....
15:13 2019-05-21

Great American Bites BBQ road trip: The country's best regional barbecue joints Sample the best roadside joints offering the four big barbecue styles – Texas, Carolina. Kansas City and Memphis – plus a few lesser-known flavors.       ...
00:39 2019-07-10

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and fulfill its promise to leave no one behind....
18:00 2019-05-29

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
18:13 2019-06-28

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

Regional University Offering $100 Stipends to Tucson high school students who take part in 90 minute study TUCSON – Tucson teens are getting the chance to earn $100 dollars by taking part in a 90 minute study.   It’ll all go down this upcoming weekend. If you have friends or family in the Tucson area that are heading into 11th or 12th grade, they qualify. The conductors of the study say anyon...
06:39 2019-07-15

Opinion: Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker's no-hitter in NCAA Super Regional an all-time gem Vanderbilt freshman Kumar Rocker threw the first no-hitter in NCAA tournament Super Regional play, striking out 19 in a dominant performance vs. Duke.       ...
14:39 2019-06-09

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing location for asylum seekers. Since January, the Casa Alitas program through Catholic Community Services has housed thousands of asylum seekers at Tucson...
22:39 2019-07-22

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) opposed.The bulk of the funds — $2.9 billion — would fun...
19:26 2019-06-19

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles” to the...
00:52 2019-07-13

J&K Approves 10% Reservation For Economically Weaker Sections The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the reservation (second amendment) bill incorporating 103rd amendment of the Indian constitution to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically......
20:52 2019-06-20

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:52 2019-07-12

PGA Tour approves changes to cut line for 2019-20 season Starting this season, 65 is the new 70. The PGA Tour policy board has approved changes that will reduce the number of players who make the cut.       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Boston Approves All But Certain Straight Pride Riot A major northeastern city actually approved an application for a parade celebrating straight people, and, yeah, it’s the one you think it is....
20:26 2019-06-27

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
20:00 2019-07-17

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expenditures, it said on Monday....
16:39 2019-05-27

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit....
07:39 2019-06-20

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members’ concerns that the plan remains unfinished and could strip power from popular subways boss Andy Byford. Boosters hope the controversial plan, which p...
03:39 2019-07-25

The FCC approves Ossia’s wireless charging tech Ossia, the Seattle-based company developing technology that transmits power at a distance, revealed that several of its products have received FCC approval.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Senate approves four long-delayed tax treaties The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved long-delayed updates of tax treaties with Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg, a day after ratifying a similar update of a treaty with Spain in a victory for businesses....
21:13 2019-07-17

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced political and economic solutions to help tackle the...
16:13 2019-05-21

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
12:26 2019-06-02

UP Approves Rs 894 Crore For Resettlement Of Displaced For Jewar Airport The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposed bid document for Jewar Airport in Noida and sanctioned Rs 894 crore for the resettlement and rehabilitation of displaced families, an official......
20:01 2019-05-28

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
03:26 2019-05-25

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's the fourth round of support following last year's Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction. The fund......
02:00 2019-08-13

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology for military purposes on behalf of an Iranian company, a judicial source said on Thursday....
19:39 2019-05-23

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
01:52 2019-06-22

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
17:00 2019-07-06

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
04:13 2019-06-22

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state’s largest polluters would be targeted. Lawmak...
17:00 2019-06-18

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.The new wording was approved by the general assembly of the ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights......
10:26 2019-07-24

Court approves transferring control of troubled hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A troubled southeastern Kentucky hospital that was in danger of closing has gotten a reprieve. News outlets report a bankruptcy court approved a deal Monday that transferred the Southeastern Medical Center in Pineville from its current operator to the hospital’s bankruptc...
16:13 2019-06-04

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups who fear spills....
06:39 2019-06-19

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measure swept through the Appropriations Committee by a...
17:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal to buy U.S. F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government agreed with the United States on Wednesday to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
15:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government approved a deal on Wednesday with the United States to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
13:52 2019-07-10

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
00:52 2019-06-20

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis....
17:52 2019-08-16

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
16:13 2019-08-16

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-15

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers removed “poison pills” that Democrats obj...
21:13 2019-06-19

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
08:52 2019-05-24

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
06:26 2019-07-12

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
09:26 2019-07-09

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation. Wednesday’s decision by the Constitutional Court comes after a lengthy legal battle by...
00:39 2019-06-13

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding. ...
20:39 2019-07-12

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
08:52 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the trade war....
21:00 2019-08-16

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
23:00 2019-07-12

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified government computer. The charges, if proved, carry a......
17:52 2019-06-13

Judge approves settlement in concussion lawsuit against NCAA A federal judge has approved an amended settlement in a class-action concussion lawsuit against the NCAA that will establish a 50-year medical-monitoring program for college athletes       ...
04:26 2019-08-13

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
22:52 2019-07-10

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, marking the third major use for the injectable medicine....
20:13 2019-06-27

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the placement of “pet harbors” on sidewalks next to commercial establishments. The bill, introduced by Councilman Rafael Espinal (D-Brooklyn), is partly in...
02:13 2019-07-24

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
05:13 2019-06-22

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
03:26 2019-06-28

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. T...
23:52 2019-05-27

BS Yediyurappa Approves Rs 480-Crore Aerospace Manufacturing Unit Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given approval to US-based Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt Ltd to set up a manufacturing unit with an investment of Rs 480 crore, state industries department......
20:52 2019-08-03

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in night shifts in industries....
04:52 2019-06-30

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie....
22:00 2019-06-18

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’s stress tests. That means that the Fed determined banks like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Bank of America can raise their dividends and buy back more...
22:39 2019-06-27

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving them a clean bill of health....
20:26 2019-06-28

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa....
00:00 2019-06-19

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. The bill would allow excused school absences for mental or behavioral health and is a victory for youth activists — who also unsuccessfully fought for ...
10:52 2019-07-22

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case. The ministry spokeswoman, Agnès von der Mühll, said on Monday that IS “terrorists must answ...
11:13 2019-05-27

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons....
21:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie....
22:26 2019-06-18

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people and wounded four others....
18:39 2019-07-03

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved its rule filing to launch, on a pilot basis, SPXpm, its proposed new S&P 500 Index option product. SPXpm will be traded on the C2 Options Exchange ...
08:26 2019-05-22

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and help the country's ailing economy return to......
14:00 2019-07-04

Trump: US sending 1,000 more troops to Poland President Donald Trump says the United States will send 1,000 service members to Poland as he announces a broadening security and economic alliance with the country. Trump made the announcement during a Rose Garden news conference. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Trump to send more troops to Poland The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
15:26 2019-06-13

US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany The US says it might pull out some troops from Germany amid rifts over a naval mission in the Persian Gulf and defense spending. The remarks from the US ambassador come ahead of two presidential trips to Europe....
13:39 2019-08-09

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
09:13 2019-06-12

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the two countries' border....
00:39 2019-07-25

AP Was There: Allied troops land in Normandy on D-Day This story was first published on June 8, 1944, after AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don," landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
08:39 2019-06-03

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
22:26 2019-05-22

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face swift action....
06:13 2019-06-12

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, including former White House Counsel Don McGahn....
23:52 2019-06-11

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
10:13 2019-06-18

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
23:00 2019-06-11

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
02:13 2019-07-20

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
06:13 2019-08-02

China approves $156 million airport project in Sichuan province China's state planner said on Tuesday it has approved an airport project costing around 1.1 billion yuan ($155.68 million) in the southwestern province of Sichuan....
11:13 2019-08-13

Japan Approves Scientist's Plan to Create World's First Humanimals For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humanimal known as a human-animal chimera....
18:00 2019-07-31

FIFA approves expansion of women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 Soccer's world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women's World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reopened the bidding process for potential hosts....
20:52 2019-07-31

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumor affecting joints and limbs....
23:13 2019-08-02

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said https://reut.rs/2QMtzVE....
09:13 2019-06-05

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it approved nine generic versions of Pfizer's Lyrica....
01:01 2019-07-23

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesday. The bill now moves to the Senate The bill by R...
08:00 2019-05-22

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
03:13 2019-05-24

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-to-severe cases of eczema in adolescents, the companies said....
09:26 2019-08-06

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
19:00 2019-08-16

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to widen its portfolio....
16:39 2019-08-17

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year....
18:13 2019-06-18

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reductions over a lack of money....
00:39 2019-06-13

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
00:39 2019-06-13

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city. The Arizona Republic reports the Mesa City Council approved a development agreement Monday for Google to build the $1 billion facility. The facility ...
01:00 2019-07-03

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
16:13 2019-07-11

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco consumption, a document seen by Reuters said....
22:00 2019-06-10

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
16:52 2019-05-22

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by a voice vote....
19:13 2019-07-04

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design....
06:52 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico House approves Pierluisi, but next governor still unknown Puerto Rico's House of Representatives on Friday approved the nomination of attorney Pedro Pierluisi as the island's next secretary of state, potentially positioning him to take over as governor from disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló....
23:13 2019-08-02

DOE panel approves diversity policy at raucous Chinatown meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous meeting in Chinatown, where they blasted the city for failing to initially provide a Chinese translator — and ripped the chancellor as racist. The...
00:13 2019-08-03

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for classifying the toxicity level of a product....
23:13 2019-07-23

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
11:39 2019-08-01

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
03:13 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims, China's official media reported on Friday....
01:13 2019-07-06

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
10:26 2019-05-23

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
03:39 2019-06-19

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed ene...
01:13 2019-06-19

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
05:13 2019-05-23

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The House has approved legislation ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and the government's solicitor general in the Car Wash corruption case, the company said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endangered multiemployer pension plans and some other types of endangered plans....
04:39 2019-07-25

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
01:13 2019-07-09

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
00:39 2019-07-09

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe economic harm....
22:00 2019-08-01

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
03:39 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico House approves Pierluisi, positioning him for governor Puerto Rico's House of Representatives on Friday approved the nomination of attorney Pedro Pierluisi as the island's next secretary of state, potentially positioning him to take over as governor from disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló....
22:52 2019-08-02

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
13:39 2019-07-04

The Latest: Trump says additional troops ‘mostly protective’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 12:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops. He says the troops will have a “mostly protective” role. He spoke ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Joe Biden’s claim that he got ‘150,000 combat troops out of Iraq’ Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obama’s first term. But he was still the vice president during Obama’s second term, when thousands of U.S. troops returned to the country....
12:13 2019-07-22

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
01:13 2019-06-18

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it from making nuclear weapons and the Trump administration followed by ordering 1,000 more troops to the Middle East. The Pentagon said the deployment inclu...
10:13 2019-06-18

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
18:00 2019-08-07

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from German to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Baltic nation should be called “Fort Trump.” “That is all I’d need, Fort Trump. You people would have a field day about that,” Trump said from the White....
20:39 2019-06-12

UAE draws down troops in Yemen in ‘strategic redeployment’ The United Arab Emirates has drawn down its troop levels in Yemen but remains a key member of the Saudi-led coalition at war with Iran-aligned rebels there...
21:52 2019-07-08

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
10:26 2019-07-07

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 fighter jets....
01:00 2019-06-13

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North Korea. One family has been notified and notificatio...
05:52 2019-05-29

Trump meets US troops soon after N. Korea meeting President Donald Trump recounted the moment when he stepped across the border at the demilitarized zone into North Korea Sunday. Trump shared the moment as he addressed the US military at an American base south of Seoul, South Korea. (June 30)        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will app...
00:39 2019-05-23

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the massive influx of migrants to the US, the State De...
03:26 2019-06-09

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Conference, UConn's home from 1979 to 2013, beginning in 2020....
18:52 2019-06-27

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
03:39 2019-06-17

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping the country boost its military capabilities and......
14:00 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
09:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
03:13 2019-07-09

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd birthday with his......
03:00 2019-06-19

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Friday night a photo of herself......
22:52 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-Canada approves expansion of crude oil pipeline, says legal challenges likely Canada as expected on Tuesday approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
00:00 2019-06-19

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Johnson....
20:26 2019-06-27

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
18:39 2019-07-03

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday.The announcement is likely to anger B...
10:00 2019-07-09

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
07:13 2019-06-21

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers gave the measure final co...
03:00 2019-06-04

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap elections. Thursday’s ruling paves the way for elections to the Supreme Rada to be held on July 21, about four months ahead of schedule. President Volod...
20:26 2019-06-20

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
05:52 2019-06-19

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against sole reliance on the United States to purchase the energy source as unreliable....
19:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, despite Chinese criticism of the deal....
12:39 2019-07-09

Brazil's lower house approves pension overhaul to tackle budget gap Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday approved a far-reaching pension overhaul bill aimed at reducing a huge budget gap, with the central economic reform proposed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro now advancing to the Senate....
08:39 2019-08-08

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:13 2019-08-13

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) to issue subpoenas to current and former Tr...
20:39 2019-07-11

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
19:52 2019-08-01

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
00:13 2019-05-30

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services for the fleet, which must be kept ready for humanitarian assistance....
20:26 2019-07-31

FIFA unanimously approves expansion of 2023 Women’s World Cup to 32 teams The FIFA Council has approved an expansion of the number of teams participating in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, citing the “astounding success” of France 2019....
20:52 2019-07-31

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
03:52 2019-08-01

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-05-22

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its service, according to The Washington Post. The agency launched an investigation into the video-sharing platf......
10:13 2019-07-20

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia......
22:13 2019-07-31

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
21:13 2019-07-31

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. It’s the ...
23:52 2019-07-12

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, where they are tasked with training Iraqi securit...
07:26 2019-06-10

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
04:39 2019-05-25

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and when....
00:00 2019-05-25

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
11:39 2019-07-24

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
07:52 2019-05-24

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
10:13 2019-06-21

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
17:26 2019-07-08

Iran warns war would spread across Gulf, threaten U.S. troops Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops, a senior Iranian military commander said on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impose further sanctions on the Islamic Republic....
15:13 2019-06-23

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
07:26 2019-08-02

Trump worries Afghanistan could become 'lab for terrorists' if U.S. troops leave President Trump said in an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson that he worries withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan could lead to the country being used as a base to attack the United States. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

More US troops suffering heatstroke because of climate change: report At least 17 US troops have died of heat exposure during training since 2008, while a rising number of military members have fallen ill because of torrid temps over the same period, according to a new report. Those who died are among the most extreme examples of how rising temperatures from climate c...
00:52 2019-07-24

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
21:00 2019-07-17

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
05:52 2019-08-08

Limited U.S. military assistance to resume to some Somali troops The United States is resuming some assistance to a unit of the Somali military that is not working directly with U.S. forces, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, around 18 months after aid was suspended to such units over widespread corruption concerns....
16:13 2019-07-02

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
13:52 2019-06-30

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
21:00 2019-05-24

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
19:39 2019-05-21

Serbian troops placed on alert after Kosovo police arrests BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has ordered its troops to full alert after reports that Kosovo police entered Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province. Serbia’s state TV said Tuesday that Kosovo’s special police “burst into” northern Kosovo and made several arrest...
11:39 2019-05-28

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
19:52 2019-07-18

The Latest: Japan won’t send troops after tanker attacked DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 10 a.m. Japan’s defense minister says he has no intention of sending Japanese troops to respond to attacks on a Japanese-operated oil tanker in the Middle Ea...
10:52 2019-06-14

Russia denies its troops are fighting in northwest Syria: RIA Russia on Thursday denied allegations by Syrian rebels that Russian special forces or ground troops were fighting in the campaign for the rebel-held region of Idlib, the RIA news agency reported....
13:01 2019-07-18

Slovenia to deploy troops to boost patrols for migrants Slovenia’s army says 35 troops will join police in patrolling borders in the southwest of the country after increased numbers of migrants have been spotted in the area...
19:52 2019-07-21

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
06:39 2019-05-26