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Italy’s premier to face senators amid leadership challenge

The Italian Senate put off an no-confidence vote on embattled Premier Giuseppe Conte’s populist coalition, asking him to appear before lawmakers next week...

Italy’s premier to face senators amid leadership challenge

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Hunt to face Johnson amid rumours of tactical voting in Tory leadership race Johnson’s team accused of skullduggery after Michael Gove knocked out by narrow marginBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become Britain’s next prime minister after a day of drama at Westminster that saw Johnson’s team accused of conniving to knock his bitter rival Michael Gove out o...
23:39 2019-06-20

Lee Bowyer interview: Charlton could challenge from Premier League promotion if we had a competitive budget The biggest frustration for Lee Bowyer is that he feels Charlton could challenge for promotion to the Premier League if they had a competitive budget in the Championship....
16:52 2019-08-02

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

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

Premier League fixtures 2019-20: United face Chelsea on opening day "Manchester United face Chelsea in a crunch opening clash in the 2019-20 Premier League season, while newly-promoted Norwich City begin their campaign with a difficult trip to Liverpool."...
11:00 2019-06-13

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

Tory leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady are among the senior Tories who have set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
15:52 2019-05-24

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
12:39 2019-06-13

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

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
14:39 2019-07-20

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017. The Qatar-funded satellite news channel reported Wednesday ni...
19:52 2019-05-29

MSNBC reshuffles programming leadership amid ratings drop MSNBC on Wednesday announced the reshuffling of its programming leadership amid complaints from NBC News chief Andy Lack over a ratings drop since the Mueller investigation wrapped up, according to Mediaite. Senior Vice President of Programming and Development Johnathan Wald will join MSNBC Executiv...
06:13 2019-06-13

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

Deutsche Bank investors meet amid questions on strategy, leadership Investors in Deutsche Bank are gathering on Thursday for an annual meeting that is expected to be dominated by questions over the bank's strategy and leadership just days after shares hit a record low....
08:26 2019-05-23

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who clings on despite promising to resign three days ago....
08:52 2019-05-28

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
19:00 2019-06-27

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Milind Deora Quit Amid Congress Leadership Turmoil Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday resigned from his post over party's crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. His resignation came barely hours after party's Mumbai unit......
14:00 2019-07-07

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
03:00 2019-07-02

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
03:39 2019-07-12

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

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

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of the contestants....
15:00 2019-06-18

India face anxious wait over Shikhar Dhawan injury news amid reports key opener could miss three weeks India were on Tuesday anxiously awaiting news on a suspected hairline fracture to the thumb that could rule key opener Shikhar Dhawan out for much of the World Cup....
17:13 2019-06-11

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing each other....
05:26 2019-08-03

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people are hiding out....
03:52 2019-08-01

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
15:00 2019-06-30

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
21:00 2019-07-02

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
05:26 2019-06-03

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series at Marlins Park to begin the second half, Van Wagenen is scheduled to address the media. The Mets a...
14:26 2019-07-12

Many Senators Would Like to Know if Aliens Are Real, as Would I Senators are meeting with Pentagon officials to be debriefed on UFO sightings, scores of which have been reported by members of the U.S. Navy over the years. Still, not one seems to be able to publicly confirm or deny whether aliens are real, which seems unfair....
17:52 2019-06-20

Senior China diplomat says important for U.S.-China to meet face-to-face Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and cooperate no matter how many problems may arise....
12:52 2019-08-01

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
20:13 2019-06-27

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
22:26 2019-07-31

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the Senate before the cycle even really gets underway...
19:39 2019-06-10

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
23:39 2019-08-02

Al Franken: senators say they regret calling for his resignation Seven current and former members say case was mishandledFranken, 68, ‘absolutely’ regrets resigning over groping claimsSeven current and former US senators who called for the resignation of Al Franken in 2017 have said their actions were wrong.The disgraced former Minnesota senator and ex-Saturday N...
22:26 2019-07-22

U.S. senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
20:39 2019-08-02

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics in the game ind...
01:13 2019-05-24

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:26 2019-07-16

Report: Senators Are Suddenly Really Interested in UFOs Three U.S. senators received a classified briefing on reported Navy encounters with unidentified flying objects, Politico reported on Wednesday, including vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Senator Mark Warner.Read more......
16:39 2019-06-20

Fed's Powell Faces Senators After Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before the Senate Banking Committee after signaling to a House panel that the central bank is ready to cut interest rates later this month....
14:26 2019-07-11

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Trump disclosed that he too had been briefed on the “unidentified aerial phenomenon” encounters. The in...
06:52 2019-06-20

2 senators ask MLB for data on foul ball injuries Illinois' two senators have urged Major League Baseball to be more transparent about fans who are injured by foul balls, saying the lack of data is creating confusion about the extent of the problem       ...
02:39 2019-08-08

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment effort Sunday afternoon, joining Washington state’s House De...
18:26 2019-07-31

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
22:13 2019-07-16

Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends junk Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter today to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos......
02:00 2019-08-13

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), wil...
19:26 2019-07-08

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These......
21:00 2019-07-15

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Cosko, 27, hacked into Senate computers and doxxed t...
06:52 2019-06-20

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are most vulnerable to dangerous line drives....
03:26 2019-08-07

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues in his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wednesday for Halil Suleyman “Sul” Ozerden, a close frie...
02:39 2019-07-17

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:13 2019-06-18

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
02:39 2019-06-19

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have sent a letter to FBI Director Chr...
18:26 2019-06-12

Trump jabs Biden for working with segregationist senators ​President Trump knocked Democratic front-runner Joe Biden after the former vice president apologized for working with senators with segregationist views early in his career. “Sleepy Joe Biden just admitted he worked with segregationists and separately, has already been very plain about the fa...
19:52 2019-07-07

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish” to try. All sides, incl...
07:39 2019-06-05

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
23:01 2019-05-30

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's eldest son dismissing concerns he may have perjured......
22:13 2019-06-12

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

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ......
21:26 2019-07-16

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing....
22:13 2019-07-16

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More...
08:13 2019-07-17

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-07-16

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
00:26 2019-06-05

Senators Grill Facebook on Libra Cryptocurrency Plans The social media company introduced its Libra effort last month. On Tuesday, members of the Senate Banking Committee raised broad concerns about the project....
17:26 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:26 2019-07-16

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauthorized users, The Verge reports. Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) w......
12:26 2019-08-07

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th......
18:26 2019-05-23

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
18:13 2019-05-21

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the legislation on Thursday....
23:26 2019-07-23

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in neighboring Idaho. As police were ordered to brin...
08:39 2019-06-29

Maple Leafs, Senators kick off free agency day with trade NHL free agency day began with two rivals helping each other out of a jam by way of a trade. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Cody Ceci, a 2020 third-round pick and minor leaguers Ben Harpur and Aaron Luchuk from the Ottawa Senators for defenseman Nikita Zaitsev, forward Connor Brown and ...
16:52 2019-07-01

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, and the panel's leading Democrat, Senator Ron Wyden, announced on Tuesday a bipartisan proposal to lower the price of prescription drugs, and said the committee would vote on legislation on Thursday....
18:26 2019-07-23

Two US senators ask MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for data on fan injuries from foul balls Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter to Rob Manfred asking for MLB data so families can safely select where to sit.       ...
16:26 2019-08-07

Biden faces criticism over civil relations with segregationist senators Biden cited James O Eastland and Herman E Talmadge – known for racist views – as senators he disagreed with but ‘got things done’Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing mounting criticism over naming two southern segregationist senators as people he managed to work with during his care...
01:39 2019-06-20

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would require the U.S. government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
11:13 2019-06-14

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

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
18:52 2019-08-07

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
06:52 2019-06-20

UPDATE 3-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-07-16

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
22:13 2019-07-16

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators Seeking to put to rest a weeks-old controversy that has dogged his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden apologized on Saturday for touting his past record of working civilly with segregationists serving in the U.S. Senate in the 1970s after being roundly criticized by ...
23:39 2019-07-06

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

UPDATE 4-Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan - U.S. senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing....
21:52 2019-07-16

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of India...
02:52 2019-06-10

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said....
21:13 2019-07-24

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Republican senators....
03:39 2019-06-20

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:13 2019-05-21

The Latest: Senators press feds on response to Native safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on federal legislation aimed at addressing violence against Native American women (all times local): 4 p.m. Lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to respond with urgency in addressing violence against Native American women and children after two official...
02:26 2019-06-20

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
21:00 2019-06-10

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
23:52 2019-08-02

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-...
01:26 2019-06-14

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are tasked with essential work, they are largely treated as second-class citizens. In response, a group of U.S. senators wrote a letter to the tech giant...
04:13 2019-08-06

Senators offer bill to limit heavy truck speeds to 65 mph DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would electronically limit tractor-trailer speeds to 65 miles per hour, a move they say would save lives on the nation’s highways. Georgia Republican Johnny Isakson and Delaware Democrat Chris Coons introduced the measure Thursday. T...
22:39 2019-06-28

Joe Biden remains publicly mum about upset over his remarks about segregationist senators Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Biden privately on Thursday. On Friday, in a brief appearance in South Carolina, the former vice president did not mention his comments....
07:13 2019-06-22

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
09:26 2019-08-07

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senators in Oregon are expected to return and vote on a slate of pending legislation....
01:26 2019-06-29

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system......
11:26 2019-07-17

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
19:39 2019-05-21

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

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
19:01 2019-05-21

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract, after President Donald Trump suggested Amazon.com Inc should not win it....
01:13 2019-08-06

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
10:13 2019-06-19

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypass Congress on foreign policy. The bill, sponsored ...
04:39 2019-06-10

Senators want answers from Google over Huawei's cancelled smart speaker Huawei's Google-backed smart speaker might never have seen the light of day, but that isn't stopping politicians from asking questions about it. Republican Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Google chief Sundar Pi......
21:13 2019-08-07

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah stepped forward Wednesday with last-...
19:39 2019-07-18

U.S. senators target $1 bln a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury and smog instead of cutting pollution....
18:52 2019-06-10

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for a seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell said in brief interview on Thursday morning, refer...
22:00 2019-06-20

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement landmark legislation meant to protect people from to...
19:52 2019-06-21

'Fistfights nearly broke out' among senators before Kavanaugh vote, new book claims Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings deeply divided the U.S. Senate and created an extremely tense atmosphere at the end of 2018 -- so tense, a new book claims, that the nation's lawmakers almost traded blows as a critical swing vote, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., weighed his op...
22:26 2019-07-09

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state senator Linda Coleman-Madison told the bill’s proponen...
15:26 2019-05-21

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to explain how Amazon recommends products In a letter to Jeff Bezos, Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal asked how the "Amazon's Choice" badge works, after reports indicated it recommends inferior products....
21:52 2019-08-12

What does VAR mean for this Premier League season? "This weekend sees the return of the Premier League, and while football fans rejoice at the return of the beautiful game at England\u0027s highest level, things will never be the same again."...
20:00 2019-08-09

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
20:13 2019-06-30

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
02:13 2019-06-29

U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in ongoing trade talks with China....
19:13 2019-06-13

Kamala Harris bashes Joe Biden over busing, segregationist senators: ‘it was hurtful’ "It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two U.S. senators who built their reputations and careers on the segregation of race in this country," she said....
07:13 2019-06-28

GOP senators set to return to Oregon Capitol after prolonged walkout over cap-and-trade bill Oregon's 11 Republican senators are ending a walkout protest over climate legislation that lasted more than a week and garnered national attention.        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defend NASA's climate science portfolio and his abilit...
05:52 2019-08-17

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
10:39 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp ....
21:00 2019-06-03

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
14:00 2019-06-28

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury and smog instead of cutting pollution....
21:00 2019-06-10

Biden says he waited until right 'opportunity' to apologize for remarks on working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden admitted Sunday why he waited weeks to apologize for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in the U.S. Senate....
08:39 2019-07-08

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of conservative groups on the tech giant’s platforms....
01:39 2019-07-17

US senators call for investigation of Ford Focus, Fiesta transmission decisions U.S. senators have called for an investigation of Ford's decision to knowingly launch and sell Fiesta and Focus vehicles with defective transmissions.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators: sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency's expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country's biofuel law during a closed-door meeting with farm state senators last week, arguing the program has had no negative impact on ethanol demand, according to four...
17:52 2019-07-31

Fire union calls on tightwad senators to pass 9/11 victims bill New York’s firefighters union demanded that the US Senate pass a bill Tuesday supporting 9/11 first responders, after a pair of penny-pinching Republican lawmakers slammed the brakes on the measure last week citing the national debt. “Senator Mike Lee of Utah and Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky:...
22:26 2019-07-22

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democratic senators, including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
18:52 2019-06-06

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a statement Sunday they hope to force a vote on U.S. s...
23:26 2019-06-09

White House invites GOP senators to meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday....
07:39 2019-07-20

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
21:52 2019-07-16

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
20:52 2019-06-19

Who should the Premier League ‘Big Six’ sign and sell? "It promises to be a BIG summer for the top six in the Premier League, with Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham all preparing to dip into the transfer market. But who should they sign and sell this summer? Ben Snowball reveals all…"...
17:00 2019-06-10

Bundesliga to Premier League transfers often a win-win Two uncapped forwards from midtable Bundesliga clubs have moved to the Premier League for a combined fee of over €75m. To German football watchers, the fees involved in sideways moves seem crazy, but is that the case?...
00:52 2019-07-24

Nio ES6 Premier Edition 2019 review Smaller, sportier Chinese SUV promises much but faces strong competition ahead of an eventual European launch The ES6 is the second car from Chinese electric start-up Nio, and here we're driving it some time ahead of its official on-sale date in June.This is an SUV that shares its core architectur...
15:26 2019-05-22

Li Peng: Former Chinese premier dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng has died in Beijing. He was best known for leading the violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square....
17:13 2019-07-23

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend West Ham have the talent to cause Manchester City problems on opening weekend while David de Gea has a point to proveWhile there is plenty of excitement to be drawn from Liverpool’s much-lauded front three, a good argument could be made that the two most thrilling players in Jürgen Klopp’s side are ...
03:13 2019-08-09

This Is Still Manchester City's Premier League Do you feel that? That’s the oncoming rush of another Premier League season, which officially kicks off on Friday. After the greatest title race in league history last season, the Premier League could have a worthy sequel on its hands. League runners-up Liverpool returned all the important parts of ...
21:13 2019-08-09

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of...
19:39 2019-06-14

Democratic Senators Blame Trump for Abysmal Border Facility Conditions After Tour A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies toward migrants held in substandard and overcrowded conditions at detention facilities along the border....
02:13 2019-07-21

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of-biofuel-wa...
18:26 2019-06-14

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
21:52 2019-05-24

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed. His rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, including the two major black candidates in t...
07:39 2019-06-20

Senators apologize after Elizabeth Warren harangues Mark Esper over ethics waiver Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was criticized by fellow senators on the Armed Services Committee for her aggressive questioning of Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper over whether Esper would agree to ethics rules more stringent than the law requires....
20:39 2019-07-16

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
16:52 2019-06-05

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish&#...
04:13 2019-06-05

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appeared to contradict a Commerce Department rule that s...
01:13 2019-06-30

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the US from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sa...
07:26 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China that might allow expanded use of the company's equipment in the U.S. telecommunications industry....
19:13 2019-06-13

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the killing of a Saudi journalist last year.Sens. Chris...
04:26 2019-06-10

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate com...
23:39 2019-07-16

Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday: senators The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years while adding billions of dollars in deficit-spending, Republican senators said on Wednesday....
22:26 2019-07-31

Ottawa Senators owner, sport minister have beef after strange incident at concert A beef is brewing in Canada between Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Ontario Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod about an incident between the two at a Rolling Stones concert late last month....
21:52 2019-07-08

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 8: Everton Marco Silva has foundations to build on and after some shrewd signings should be aiming for Europa League qualificationGuardian writers’ predicted position: 8th (NB: this is not necessarily Andy Hunter’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 8th Continue reading......
16:01 2019-08-01

Liverpool 4-1 Norwich: Premier League – as it happened Liverpool made an early statement of intent with four first-half goals in a cruise at Anfield 10.31pm BST “For 60 minutes we were really sharp, we were there, we did what we wanted to do. It was difficult for them in the first 60 minutes but I like what they did after that: staying that cheeky and l...
07:39 2019-08-10

Joelinton follows Firmino from Hoffenheim to the Premier League Hoffenheim have again broken their club transfer record by shipping a young Brazilian striker to the English Premier League. Joelinton moves to Newcastle, but are there echoes of Roberto Firmino joining Liverpool?...
21:39 2019-07-23

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 16: Southampton Ralph Hasenhüttl is up for his first full season in charge and have recruited well in Che Adams and Moussa DjenepoGuardian writers’ predicted position: 13th (NB: this is not necessarily Ben Fisher’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 16th Continue reading......
21:13 2019-08-07

Webb backs VAR to improve Premier League "Howard Webb has more experience than most of officiating top flight football matches and his stint in North America\u0027s Major League Soccer has convinced him that Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will only improve the English Premier League."...
13:13 2019-08-09

Which Premier League Teams Are Good And Which Are Shit? Everyone has probably had some version of the dream before: naked in class, unprepared for a final exam, publicly humiliated by Jennifer Connelly in a crowded restaurant (this may just be me), tasked with running away from or catching up to something only to find that your feet have turned into cara...
23:26 2019-08-08

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 5: Burnley With no European distractions this year, Sean Dyche’s tight-knit side can continue what has been a gradual improvementGuardian writers’ predicted position: 14th (NB: this is not necessarily Paul Wilson’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 15th Continue reading......
18:13 2019-07-31

The Premier League Transfer Deadline Day Is Going To Be Nuts The Premier League transfer window officially closes in less than 24 hours, and the usual whirlwind of transfer rumors has turned into a tree-uprooting, house-demolishing super tornado. New, credible reports of big-name players going into and out of the Premier League are flying around and changing ...
23:00 2019-08-07

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
23:13 2019-05-30

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 17: Tottenham After reaching the Champions League final, there is an appetite for silverware at Spurs being driven by their ambitious manager. Can Mauricio Pochettino’s side finally make the breakthrough?Guardian writers’ predicted position: 3rd (NB: this is not necessarily Ed Aarons’ prediction but the average o...
11:00 2019-08-08

Chinese premier during the Tiananmen massacre dies Li Peng was dubbed the “butcher of Beijing” for his role in overseeing the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square that left hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters dead....
21:39 2019-07-23

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 18: Watford Watford have not invested heavily but believe Javi Gracia will be able to continue his impressive work with the players availableGuardian writers’ predicted position: 11th (NB: this is not necessarily Simon Burnton’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 11th Contin...
15:26 2019-08-08

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 6: Chelsea Frank Lampard is a popular choice with fans but he cannot make any signings and Eden Hazard leaves an enormous gap Guardian writers’ predicted position: 4th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Steinberg’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 3rd Continue reading......
18:13 2019-07-31

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 10: Liverpool The European champions have shed the substantial weight of nearly men and look the only team capable of denying Manchester City a hat-trick of league titlesGuardian writers’ predicted position: 2nd (NB: this is not necessarily Andy Hunter’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season...
17:00 2019-08-02

Premier League transfers so far this summer and what each club still needs Aston Villa have been the most active of the promoted clubs; Arsenal look to have work to do; Tottenham have secured their top target; Newcastle are still looking for a managerWhat have they done so far? Nowhere near enough. Teenage striker Gabriel Martinelli has arrived from regional football in Br...
00:52 2019-07-14

Liverpool v Norwich: Premier League – live! Live updates from Anfield, kick-off 8pm (BST)Team-by-team guide to the Premier League summer dealsYou can email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.06pm BST There’s a slight delay to the start of the second half because the one of the officials has a problem with his earpiece. The players amuse themselves b...
22:26 2019-08-09

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
14:26 2019-07-23

| VAR will cause 'controversy' admits Premier League chief Premier League interim chief executive Richard Masters admits VAR is certain to cause "controversy" when the technology makes its English top-flight debut this season....
20:26 2019-07-20

Aston Villa Are Returning To The Premier League Aston Villa have made their way back to the Premier League after defeating Derby County 2-1 at Wembley in the Championship playoff final. The club joins Norwich City and Sheffield United as the three clubs heading to the top flight and replacing Huddersfield Town, Fulham and Cardiff City....
01:39 2019-05-28

Premier League ones-to-watch: Who will become the next James Maddison? "Kevin Phillips, Glenn Murray, Michael Ricketts and Callum Wilson. To a lesser extent Ricketts, but the other three all share one thing in common: Championship stars who made the step up to the Premier League."...
01:13 2019-08-06

Premier League should be wary of European hype Many see Saturday’s all-English Champions League final as the start of a new era of Premier League dominance in European competitions. One look at the all-German 2013 final shows that might not be the case....
17:52 2019-05-31

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
17:26 2019-07-06

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Nine of the 12 minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats lacked ...
20:00 2019-06-29

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents from the toxic gas. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., worked closely with the Department of Housing and Urban Developmen...
04:52 2019-07-19

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant’s 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley heavyweight’s relationship with controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei....
20:52 2019-08-07

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
20:52 2019-06-20

Senators demand answers over early release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Senators have told the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to explain why 'American Taliban' fighter John Walker Lindh is to be released this week two-and-a-half years before the end of his sentence....
00:26 2019-05-22

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The senators said they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that if ...
20:13 2019-06-05

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will hear debate and vote o...
00:39 2019-06-20

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund never runs out of money to a vote next week....
01:13 2019-07-19

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 7: Crystal Palace Wan-Bissaka has gone and Hodgson is desperate for additions to an ageing squad whose fate could rest on Zaha’s futureGuardian writers’ predicted position: 16th (NB: this is not necessarily Dominic Fifield’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 12th Continue reading...
12:26 2019-08-01

Transfer window: the key deals in Europe away from the Premier League Europe’s heavyweights have all been busy. Catch up on the big moves in La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1After an underwhelming title race and struggles in Europe, Spain’s top three have all been very busy already. Real Madrid have spent more than £250m to sign Eden Hazard, striker Luka Jovic ...
22:52 2019-07-16

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 9: Leicester City The captures of Ayoze Pérez and Youri Tielemans have the potential to lift Brendan Rodgers’ buoyant side up another levelGuardian writers’ predicted position: 7th (NB: this is not necessarily Paul Doyle’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 9th Continue reading......
19:39 2019-08-02

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 11: Manchester City Pep Guardiola’s domestic kings have moved slickly in the market to give them the best chance of repelling LiverpoolGuardian writers’ predicted position: Champions (NB: this is not necessarily Jamie Jackson’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: Champions Continue r...
11:13 2019-08-05

For NBC Sports, Christian Pulisic’s Premier League success could be its own “If he succeeds – and we all very much believe he will – there will be huge pride in this country,” an NBC Sports producer said of the American star's anticipated debut with Chelsea....
19:26 2019-08-08

Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier, Reaches Out to Trump and Business Vague pledges from the country’s No. 2 leader suggest a willingness to appear conciliatory at a fraught time, and a need to reassure a worried Chinese public....
15:00 2019-07-02

Best broadband and TV deals to get you prepared for the Premier League season With the Women's World Cup, Copa America, African Cup of Nations and Gold Cup, football has barely gone away for the summer. And that's before you even get to the high profile pre-season friendlies and Champions League qualifying. But the centrepiece of English football returns in just a f...
10:00 2019-08-05

Euro Papers: Coutinho in Premier League return? "According to Mundo Deportivo, Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a transfer to Manchester United and Chelsea - although the Spanish paper have a hot take on PSG..."...
15:13 2019-05-30

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 12: Manchester United United need another elite signing before the transfer window shuts while Solskjær has to keep Pogba onsideGuardian writers’ predicted position: 5th (NB: this is not necessarily Jamie Jackson’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s position: 6th Continue reading......
20:39 2019-08-05

Premier League braced for VAR controversies during debut season "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will undoubtedly cause controversies in its English top-flight debut next season but any flaws will be ironed out in future, the Premier League\u0027s interim chief executive Richard Masters has said."...
18:01 2019-07-20

Italian premier denies Russian influence over government Allegations connecting Matteo Salvini's League party with Russian oil money have rocked Italian politics. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told parliament that he still trusted in the governing coalition....
05:26 2019-07-25

Sebastien Haller's Premier League move not without risk Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt have lost one of their key strikers, albeit for a hefty fee from a Premier League team. Despite many positive aspects to the transfer, the move does send the wrong message....
17:26 2019-07-17

'Moldova is free' cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
03:39 2019-06-15

Premier League clubs vote to allow VAR replays on big screens "English Premier League clubs voted on Wednesday to allow replays of incidents reviewed by Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to be shown on big screens in stadiums."...
20:13 2019-06-05

N.L. premier says he will take Ottawa to task over joint management of resources Premier Dwight Ball said he would be prepared to use an arbitration clause in the Atlantic Accord if he thinks Ottawa isn't respecting the deal's joint management principle around offshore oil and gas resources....
21:00 2019-06-18

EU’s Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country’s prime minister. Tusk’s questioning is seen as an attempt by the ruling party ...
14:13 2019-06-17

EU's Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country's prime minister....
13:13 2019-06-17

The out-of-contract players who should interest Premier League clubs Adrien Rabiot, Mario Balotelli, Yacine Brahimi, Enock Kwateng and Max Kruse are all available on free transfers this summerBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredGiven the money in the game these days, allowing a valuable player’s contract to run down to expiry never sits well with any fans. But one club’s...
04:13 2019-05-23

Newcastle United v Arsenal: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 2pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson on Newcastle | Nick Ames on ArsenalGet in touch! Email Ben or tweet @benfisherj 1.05pm BST Newcastle United (3-5-2): Dubravka; Schär, Lascelles, Dummett; Manquillo, Hayden, Shelvey, Longstaff, Ritchie; Almiron, JoelintonSubs: Darlow, Cl...
14:13 2019-08-11

Manchester United v Chelsea: Premier League – live! Latest updates from the 4.30pm BST kick-offMourinho: City ‘B team’ closer to title than UnitedNewcastle 0-1 Arsenal | Leicester 0-0 WolvesAnd why not email Rob with your thoughts 4.49pm BST 19 min That goal wasn’t against the run of play; it was an affront to the run of play. 4.49pm BST Rashford sco...
18:00 2019-08-11

VAR denies Wolves in 0-0 Premier League opener at Leicester Wolverhampton Wanderers had to settle for a 0-0 draw at Leicester City in the Premier League after VAR intervened to disallow Leander Dendoncker's strike on Sunday       ...
18:52 2019-08-11

VAR’s Premier League bow provides cocktail of contrived and serious | Paul MacInnes Grey areas were eliminated, celebrations compromised and dying swans killed off on the top flight’s opening weekendThe first weekend of VAR went well – in the sense that the new refereeing technology worked as it was supposed to. But does that mean everyone was happy? Hell, no! Here are a few of the...
08:39 2019-08-13

Jesus first player to have goal ruled out by VAR in Premier League "Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus became the first player to have a goal disallowed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the Premier League during the defending champions\u0027 opening game at West Ham United on Saturday."...
18:39 2019-08-10

Manchester United 4-0 Chelsea: Premier League – as it happened Two goals from Marcus Rashford, and one each from Anthony Martial and Daniel James, gave Ole Solskjaer’s side a rousing, if flattering, victory over Chelsea 8.45pm BST A pleasing day for the United gaffer ... Related: Solskjær salutes new signings after Manchester United trounce Chelsea 8.36pm BST ...
05:39 2019-08-12

Premier League will not use VAR to ensure keepers toe line on penalties "Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Premier League will not determine whether goalkeepers have moved off their line during penalties, leaving the decision to on-field officials, The Times reported."...
23:00 2019-06-20

Newcastle United 0-1 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s second-half strike was the difference as Steve Bruce suffered defeat in his first match in charge of Newcastle• Aubameyang seals opening-day victory for Arsenal 6.23pm BST Related: Nicolas Pépé cameo gives Arsenal cause for optimism in workaday win| Jonathan Wilson 4.29...
05:39 2019-08-12

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being deployed. Senators grilled President Trump's nominee for Navy chief at his confirmation hearing to find out why....
22:13 2019-07-31

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge into a titan to rival AT&T and Verizon. Sixteen states are suing to block the merger, and now some congressional Democrats are lob...
23:26 2019-08-17

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron are at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. The German chancellor backs center-right Manfred Weber, but the French president has other ideas....
01:26 2019-05-29

The final two: What happens now in the Tory leadership race? Conservative MPs have chosen the final two candidates in the party's leadership race, with Tory members now to decide between Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt....
09:00 2019-06-21

Who won and who lost the Tory leadership debate? When the five Tory leadership candidates arrived for the first TV debate of the campaign at studios in East London, they were greeted by a woman in a chicken costume....
23:39 2019-06-16

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian Glover dives into the alphabet soup...
15:13 2019-05-30

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

CBOE Holdings Announces Leadership Changes CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, has advised the Board that he will step down as CEO effective following the 2013 Annual Meeting in May 2013. Following the annual meeting, it is anticipated that he will as...
06:39 2019-05-22

Merkel says she is working very well with SPD interim leadership German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she had a "very, very trustworthy" working relationship with the interim leaders of her Social Democrat coalition partners, with whom she shares power in an often rocky alliance....
13:39 2019-07-19

China to Britain's Hunt: Don't use us in your leadership bid British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he criticized China's rights record....
12:39 2019-07-11

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
15:52 2019-05-21

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
08:13 2019-06-13

Pep Guardiola: I won’t risk Premier League treble for European glory • ‘I would sign right now to do what we did last season again’ • Manager says his players are unfairly overlooked for awardsIt is possible to win big without rolling the dice. Pep Guardiola’s unprecedented quadruple brought him English football’s largest jackpot but it is not one he is willing to ri...
12:52 2019-08-04

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
07:39 2019-06-13

West Ham United 0-5 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Raheem Sterling scored a wonderful hat-trick as the champions got off to a flyer 2.50pm BST No word from Manuel Pellegrini, who is presumably seething right now. It was a miserable afternoon for his new-look West Ham, but then they were playing the relentless champions, who have now won 15 Premier L...
23:26 2019-08-10

Li Peng, Ex-Chinese Premier and Tiananmen Hard-Liner, Dies at 90 Li Peng, the former Chinese premier and political hard-liner who backed using China’s military to violently quell the Tiananmen Square democracy demonstrations in 1989, has died....
15:52 2019-07-23

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week: Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:26 2019-06-19

West Ham United v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 12.30pm BST kick-offMarina Hyde: my Premier League social media guidelinesAnd feel free to email your thoughts to Scott 12.27pm BST The teams are out! And about! West Ham sport claret shirts with cute 70s-throwback blue panel. Manchester City are sadly not wearing the...
13:39 2019-08-10

Chelsea Premier League fixtures 2019-20: United up first for Blues "Chelsea’s opening Premier League fixture of the 2019-20 season could barely be more daunting with a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United looming on August 11."...
10:39 2019-06-13

Premier Lacrosse League arrives at Audi Field hoping for another hit A triumphant weekend in Baltimore, in which the league's prime-time game sold out Johns Hopkins's Homewood Field, has given league executives a confidence boost....
13:00 2019-07-05

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country's protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week....
12:26 2019-06-07

How to watch Premier League football for free on Amazon Prime Amazon Prime have no plans to suspend their one-month trial to new customers during December, meaning fans can watch Premier League football for free over the festive period....
14:13 2019-06-14

Man City routs West Ham 5-0 to start Premier League defense Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City began its bid for a third straight Premier League title with a 5-0 rout at West Ham       ...
19:26 2019-08-10

Pebble Beach Concours: What to expect at the world's premier car show Described as the Coachella for wealthy car collectors, automakers and collectors flock to Monterey to showcase everything from classic Bentleys to the newest models from Ferrari and Bugatti....
08:00 2019-08-13

| Tottenham, Arsenal splash cash on Premier League deadline day Tottenham made the headlines on a busy final day of the Premier League transfer window with deals in the pipeline for Giovani lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon....
21:52 2019-08-08

Premier League: Manchester Utd to play Chelsea on opening weekend With the dust only just settled from last season's thrilling Premier League title race, thoughts now turn to the 2019/20 campaign after the new fixture list was announced on Thursday....
12:13 2019-06-13

U.S. trade rep says expects to meet with China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
17:13 2019-06-19

| CONFIRMED: Premier League announce 2019/20 fixture list The Premier League have announced the full fixture list for the upcoming 2019/2020 season as champions Man City and Liverpool look set to battle for the title....
13:13 2019-06-13

Lampard, Terry subplot in Premier League playoff match Derby and Aston Villa meet at Wembley Stadium on Monday in the League Championship playoff final as they look to secure promotion to the Premier League        ...
13:39 2019-05-24

Half of Premier League clubs to have gambling sponsors for 2019/20 Clubs stand to earn nearly £350m from sponsorship17 of 24 Championship clubs will have gambling sponsorsHalf of the Premier League’s shirts will be emblazoned with a gambling company’s logo during the 2019/20 season, reigniting concern about the normalisation of betting among young fans.Premier Leag...
20:39 2019-07-19

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – as it happened VAR denied City in injury time, just as it did in the Champions League last season. 8.05pm BST Daniel Taylor was at the Etihad. Here’s his take on a dramatic match that bordered on the surreal. Enjoy his report, and thanks for reading this one. Nighty night! Related: Lucas Moura earns Spurs draw at ...
00:13 2019-08-18

Norwich cap Carrow Road tickets at £30 for Premier League return • ‘We shouldn’t price people out of football,’ say promoted club• Carrow Road’s 27,000 capacity will pay £30 or underNorwich have capped ticket prices at £30 on their return to the top flight, reviving the issue of accessible pricing for fans in the Premier League.Norwich have announced that every h...
02:26 2019-06-13

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Aston Villa: Premier League – as it happened Harry Kane scored twice late on as Spurs came back against a spirited Villa side. 7.32pm BST Paul MacInnes was our man at the match. Here’s his report, hot off the press. Thanks for reading this MBM. Related: Harry Kane’s late double takes Spurs past resurgent Aston Villa 7.21pm BST Villa were prob...
23:26 2019-08-10

Sheffield United favourites to be relegated from Premier League - Wilder "Sheffield United may have accomplished wonders by gaining promotion from the third tier to the top flight in three seasons but they are still favourites to be relegated at the end of the season, manager Chris Wilder said on Friday."...
20:39 2019-08-16

Premier League summer 2019 transfer round-up – video The Premier League's summer transfer window has now shut and a late flurry of deadline day signings took Premier League spending for the summer up to £1.41bn.Earlier this week Harry Maguire became the world's most expensive defender, after his £78m move to Manchester United. Other big signings inclu...
07:39 2019-08-10

Li Peng: former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies aged 90 Politician known abroad for his role in crushing 1989 Tiananmen Square protestsThe former Chinese premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests, has died, according to state medi...
19:13 2019-07-23

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
22:00 2019-06-27

Tory leadership race: who could replace Theresa May? The race has begun for the next leader of the Conservative Party as more than a dozen MPs are believed to be seriously considering entering the contest after Theresa May announced she was stepping down....
14:39 2019-05-25

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

Bush, Clinton to celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will attend a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for the almost 60 people participating in the Presidential Leadership Scholars program will be held ...
19:52 2019-06-27

BBC Conservative leadership debate – the winners and the losers Front-runner Boris Johnson makes debate debut, and avoids any significant damageAfter a second round of voting by MPs, with a third to come on Wednesday, the remaining five Tory party leadership contenders, including the frontrunner Boris Johnson, tested themselves in a BBC TV debate. It was a somet...
01:13 2019-06-19

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentuck...
11:52 2019-06-10

'We have to stop no-deal': Ed Davey kicks off Lib Dem leadership bid Exclusive: Former minister Ed Davey aims to broaden party’s appeal with climate focusThe former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Ed Davey launched his bid for the party leadership on Thursday, pledging to fight a no-deal Brexit by working with remainers in parliament to make revoking article 50 the...
10:52 2019-05-30

Conservative leadership debate – be in the audience Sky News is planning to host a live leadership debate between the final two contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, and you could be in the audience....
17:26 2019-06-11

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels have failed to reach a breakthrough....
15:00 2019-07-01

Fiat's Talks With Renault Propelled by Changes in Leadership Fiat Chairman John Elkann has long wanted to trim his family’s holdings in the auto sector, and the death of former Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne and the arrest of Renault’s longtime chairman Carlos Ghosn shifted the dynamic in putting together a proposed deal....
04:26 2019-05-28

Snap Finishes Overhaul of Leadership Team Snap promoted two executives internally to run its finance and personnel units, respectively, completing Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel’s remaking of the leadership team after a series of recent departures....
16:52 2019-05-21

UK Conservative members sent more than one ballot in leadership vote: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the party's next leader, who will also become prime minister, the BBC reported on Saturday....
20:39 2019-07-06

The Confident, Outspoken Leadership of Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe has carried the U.S. women’s team into the World Cup semifinals and embraced what it means to belong to a generation of pro athletes armed with a broader platform than any of their predecessors....
05:13 2019-07-02

ATP seeking strong leadership for bright future The ATP is deep in talks with a host of experts from within and outside the sport as it seeks a new leadership team to help heal rifts in elite men’s tennis and lead it into a new era of growth and opportunity, a director of the sport’s governing body told Reuters at Wimbledon....
10:52 2019-07-15

Who were the winners and losers of the Tory leadership debate? Rory Stewart and Jeremy Hunt had good nights, but the missing Boris Johnson loomed over proceedingsFive candidates minus Boris Johnson took each other on in the head-to-head debate televised debate on Channel 4. They stayed mostly civil towards each other, but Jeremy Hunt called out Johnson’s no-sho...
02:39 2019-06-17

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission....
22:26 2019-06-11

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
19:00 2019-08-04

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
05:13 2019-08-05

Arsenal Premier League fixtures 2019-20: Tricky start for Gunners "Arsenal start the 2019-20 season with an away trip to Newcastle on August 11, with the start of the season containing some tricky tests for Unai Emery’s men."...
10:39 2019-06-13

Li Peng, hardline Chinese premier who backed Tiananmen massacre, dies Li Peng, the former Chinese Premier remembered for his role in the brutal military suppression of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protesters, has died aged 91, according to state-run media....
18:39 2019-07-23

'Fed up': Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals timeline this week Annastacia Palaszczuk says state ‘needs some certainty’ about timing of outstanding approvalsQueensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, says she is “fed up” with the state’s process for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine and has called an emergency meeting to set a deadline for the outstanding approvals....
05:39 2019-05-22

Li Peng, Chinese premier who led 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, known for leading the the nation during its infamous crackdown of peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, died Monday. He was 91....
17:26 2019-07-23

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
17:00 2019-05-26

Li Peng, Chinese premier during violent Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 "We are forced to take resolute and decisive measures to put an end to the turmoil," Li said of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests.        ...
16:52 2019-07-23

Naked Idiot On The Field Rings In The New Premier League Season With A Dong After a short summer break, the Premier League is back. Liverpool hosted Norwich City in the first match of the season today in a game that featured five goals, several wondrous feats of athleticism, and one pitch invader who made it onto the field just long enough to show the world his dick and ass...
02:52 2019-08-10

Wimbledon ready to roll out green carpet for 'Serena and Andy' premier Andy Murray left a string of broken hearts with his decision to hook up with Serena Williams in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon and Victoria Azarenka had a stark message for anyone harboring hopes of breaking up tennis' power-couple - "good luck!"...
06:39 2019-07-04

Premier League clubs’ record £4.8bn revenues widens gap to rest of Europe • Figures eclipse record revenues in La Liga and Bundesliga• Gulf between Premier League’s top six and rest is also growingThe Premier League’s 20 clubs made record revenues of £4.827bn in 2017‑18, paying total wages of £2.8bn, the Guardian’s annual analysis of the clubs’ most recently published ann...
19:52 2019-05-22

Earn Up to 40 Points Per Dollar, Plus a 125,000 Point Welcome Bonus, With the IHG Premier Credit Card With a massive, worldwide footprint and properties ranging from the affordable (Holiday Inn Express) to the luxurious (Regent and Intercontinental), you can probably stay at an IHG hotel on any trip you take, and Chase’s IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card can improve every aspect of your experien...
08:39 2019-08-10

Premier League 2019-20 fans’ previews, part 1: Arsenal to Liverpool Fans have their say on key players, weak links and summer spending – and make their predictions for the season ahead • Part 2: Manchester City to WolvesIf you can’t be optimistic in pre-season it’s time to hang up your hundred quid replica kit. That said, while recent spending has lifted the mood, t...
12:52 2019-08-04

Premier League 2019-20 fans’ previews, part 2: Man City to Wolves Fans have their say on key players, weak links and summer spending – and make their predictions for the season ahead• Part 1: Arsenal to LiverpoolAs long as Pep is manager I’ll stay wildly optimistic. I’m confident we can win the league for the third season in a row and cement this team’s reputation...
12:52 2019-08-04

Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 top scorers 2019-20 Keep up with the top scorers in European football’s leading five leagues, updated throughout the season3 Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) Continue reading......
23:26 2019-08-10

Aston Villa beats Derby County, gets promotion to Premier League Aston Villa is returning to the Premier League after beating Derby County 2-1 in the Championship playoff final on Monday at Wembley Stadium in London....
19:52 2019-05-27

Aston Villa in Premier League heaven with play-off Wembley win over Derby Aston Villa are back in the big time, £170m richer and free from the demons that have tormented them since they lost in the play-off final 12 months ago. After three rollercoaster years in the Championship, Villa have managed to navigate a return to the Premier League and how fitting that Dean Smith...
18:52 2019-05-27

Add BT Sport to your Sky package and save money on live Premier League action If you're excited about the new Premier League season (we say 'if') where the Big Six monopoly may get broken at last, then this deal that lets you pretty much watch it all could leave you happier than Jurgen Klopp after a Champions League final win (OK, so maybe not that happy). You ...
19:26 2019-08-06

Why there is no accounting for a large slice of luck in the Premier League | Greg Wood Football data shows that chance plays a significant, possibly decisive, role in one match in sixBack in the late 1990s a bookmaking firm came up with an interesting new game to keep the customers in its betting shops amused while they were waiting for the racing to start. It ran computer simulations...
22:13 2019-05-25

Premier League clubs spend $1.7 billion in summer transfer window The English Premier League transfer window, a window that never simply closes but rather "slams shut," came to an end Thursday as the country's leading clubs splashed out £1.41 billion ($1.7 billion) during the shopping bonanza -- including £170m ($205 million) on the final day alone....
15:13 2019-08-09

Villa boost squad for Premier League by signing defender Konsa "Aston Villa have signed defender Ezri Konsa from Championship side Brentford for an undisclosed fee, the promoted Premier League club said on Thursday."...
13:13 2019-07-11

Students demand meeting with Premier Legualt as CAQ convention kicks off in Montreal Students are calling for a meeting with Quebec Premier François Legault to discuss green issues as the party convention for the Coalition Avenir Québec kicks off in Montreal Saturday....
17:39 2019-05-25

Enter English managers to show their worth and cause Premier League surprise Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder have earned the chance to alter perceptions and put their stamp on the top flightIf there is one quality that links Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder, it is a willingness to accept a tough challenge. They have made it to the top after coming from h...
03:13 2019-08-09

Defending champion City handed kind start in Premier League Defending champion Manchester City will begin its Premier League campaign at West Ham and only play one of the so-called "Big 6" teams in its first 11 games of the season       ...
15:13 2019-06-13

Costly injuries: The eye-watering price of losing a Premier League star Manchester City spent more than £26million on injured players last season while London trio West Ham, Arsenal and Tottenham were the worst hit in terms of the amount of time players lost thanks to their injuries....
18:00 2019-08-13

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara region Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt to seize power there....
19:26 2019-07-15

Premier League preview: Teams to watch and biggest summer transfers After two months without domestic soccer, Liverpool plays host to Norwich City on Friday to kick off the 2019-20 Premier League season. Norwich City, Sheffield United and Aston Villa were promoted from the Championship. Norwich City and Aston Villa return to the top flight after a three-year absence...
18:52 2019-08-09

How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League Everton’s sponsors are hailed by the club for supporting community schemes, but there are concerns about how the Kenyan-Bulgarian firm profits from an online gambling crazeBarely heard of in Britain until it launched a spree of Premier League club sponsorships in 2016, the online gambling platform S...
23:00 2019-07-18

Transfer news: Every Premier League deal from the 2019-20 summer window Another hectic English transfer window was brought to a close on Thursday as managers, directors and agents up and down the country scrambled to complete any late business....
18:39 2019-08-08

Manchester City, Liverpool Ready For Heavyweight Premier League Battle Manchester City are at the peak of their powers and look capable of enjoying a period of sustained dominance not seen since Manchester United earned three successive Premier League titles from 2007 to......
06:52 2019-08-07

Transfer news live! Premier League deadline day 2019 - as it happened Bruce relishes return of Newcastle ‘local hero’ CarrollSpurs sign Lo Celso and Sessegnon but miss out on DybalaTransfer window interactive | Ten astute top-flight signings 7.10pm BST Ok, we are going to leave this right here. Those deals for Luiz, Iwobi and Danso are still to be confirmed, though we...
03:13 2019-08-09

Amazon Prime to show 20 Premier League fixtures - and you can watch them all for free Prepare to set your time machine for early 1992, as top flight English football is about to return to your screens without costing you a penny – and no, we're not counting those grainy live streams you find on Reddit.Ok, so it will only be for 20 games in December and you'll need to...
03:13 2019-06-14

Man Utd fixtures for Premier League 2019-20 season: Full schedule with dates Manchester United will begin their Premier League campaign against Chelsea at Old Trafford after the fixtures for the 2019-20 season were confirmed on Thursday....
10:13 2019-06-13

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action | Guardian sport Lampard must hope Chelsea youngsters can step up, promoted trio look up for the fight and Zaha finds home comfort at PalaceEddie Howe has a quality problem when it comes to goalkeepers. In the end it was the 21-year-old Aaron Ramsdale, who has been capped at youth level by England and shone in Leagu...
12:26 2019-08-12

UN chief praises New Zealand premier’s ‘admirable’ response to Christchurch attacks Speaking to media in the New Zealand capital Auckland on Sunday, alongside New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his solidarity with the victims and families of the March Christchurch mosque attacks, which killed 51 people, and praised Ms. Ardern’...
14:39 2019-05-21

Long contracts, big pay-offs: Premier League remains a manager's market Rafa Benítez running down his Newcastle contract is a rarity in the Premier League, with managers still being offered long-term deals in an era of high turnoverRafael Benítez’s departure from Newcastle United may not have been amicable, but it represented a relative Premier League rarity – a manager...
15:39 2019-06-30

Tory leadership: Johnson or Hunt to be new party leader Michael Gove is narrowly voted out of the Conservative leadership race, with Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt facing members who will pick a new leader. leader...
19:39 2019-06-20

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near the capital....
08:52 2019-05-24

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership: Der Spiegel German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a magazine reported on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's sinking popularity since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
12:39 2019-08-16

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
10:13 2019-06-12

Why one leadership expert says Boeing is headed for an existential threat Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what he's expecting from the Boeing hearings on Capitol Hill regarding the grounded 737 Max....
17:39 2019-05-21

'PSA is bucking the current sales trend thanks to strong leadership' Opinion 1 Aug, 2019 PSA is the defying the current market trend of negative sales and it's all down to having strong leaderships, says Steve Fowler...
11:52 2019-08-01

Ferrari has adjusted Formula 1 team leadership structure Ferrari has redefined roles within its Formula 1 leadership structure to clarify the responsibilities within the team, including emphasising Mattia Binotto's solo role as team principal...
02:39 2019-06-07

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step aside as Conservative leader on 7 June and kicking off a frantic scramble to become Britain’s next p...
20:52 2019-05-24

Scholz wants to remain finance minister despite SPD leadership candidacy: RND German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz does not plan to quit his post despite intending to run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a German newspaper group reported on Friday....
13:26 2019-08-16

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
17:13 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
21:00 2019-06-20

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighborhood near th...
10:26 2019-05-24

Puerto Rico's leadership up in the air hours before governor to step down Hours before Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is due to resign on Friday after 12 days of street protests, the 3.2 million residents of the bankrupt U.S. territory remained unclear about who would succeed him....
18:39 2019-08-02

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-18

Giants already extolling Jabrill Peppers’ loud leadership The Giants continue to set the bar quite high for Jabrill Peppers, the 23-year-old safety acquired in the trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. Peppers is noticeable for being extremely vocal on the practice field, and coach Pat Shurmur equates that to leadership ability. “I think really g...
14:26 2019-05-29

Tory leadership contest: We have to deliver Brexit, says Cleverly Tory leadership hopeful James Cleverly says the government "absolutely has to deliver Brexit" which so far has been "delayed and delayed and delayed"....
15:26 2019-05-29

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions ranging from the secretary of defense to the heads of military branches have seen jolting turnover....
01:13 2019-07-09

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:26 2019-06-04

Nadal, Federer joining Djokovic on ATP leadership board Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council to reshape board roiled by conflict        ...
23:26 2019-08-08

The Londoner: Tory Donors denied leadership vote In today's Londoner: Tory donors query lack of ballots / Mark Francois' top teddy / Joanna Lumley pays respect to Ian Fleming / Fiona Hill's surprise return...
19:52 2019-07-17

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
16:00 2019-05-21

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome of Brexit....
17:00 2019-06-10

Johnson under pressure to take part in Tory leadership debates Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to take part in televised debates for the Conservative leadership - months after he described them as "essential"....
11:26 2019-06-14

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
23:52 2019-05-31

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
15:39 2019-07-11

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
22:52 2019-06-18

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: leadership contender Raab Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, former Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, as he set out his pitch to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
14:52 2019-05-26

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest officially begins....
02:26 2019-06-10

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
21:26 2019-07-08

At Iacocca visitation, guests recall visionary leadership Colleagues, friends, and politicians paid respects to Lee Iacocca and his family at a visitation for the former Chrysler CEO on Tuesday. Former Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard called Iacocca "a leader that we need now" and Bob Lutz praised his former boss for landing Jeep against widespread oppositi...
03:26 2019-07-10

10 candidates running in Brexit-dominated UK leadership race Leading lawmakers from Britain’s governing party are battling over Brexit as the contest to become the next Conservative prime minister officially kicks off with the declaration of 10 candidates for the top job...
20:39 2019-06-10

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

China keeps global tech leadership firmly in sight China has toned down any reference to its MIC25 plan of seeking global technological supremacy in a number of core industries. But a new Merics study points out the Asian giant hasn't moved an inch away from its quest....
14:26 2019-07-02

UK's May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
18:13 2019-06-07

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
20:26 2019-06-27

Rajnath Singh's Jibe At Congress Over Leadership Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a swipe at the Congress over its leadership crisis, saying that the opposition party is still searching for a chief and "it is unclear whether there is......
08:26 2019-07-07

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

UK Conservative leadership contenders acknowledge past sins British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has admitted using cocaine on "several occasions" two decades ago, as Conservative Party leadership hopefuls rush to admit past sins and avoid any surprises during what is expected to be a heated contest....
14:52 2019-06-08

Chiefs counting on Clark, Mathieu to provide leadership Kansas City Chiefs could have as many as 8 new starters on defense this season, so they are counting on a couple of newcomers to provide some leadership       ...
19:39 2019-08-05

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are prominent labor leaders. Shuler is secretary-trea...
09:52 2019-07-08

Sheffield Wednesday report Newcastle to Premier League over Steve Bruce deal • Steve Bruce appointed Magpies manager last week• Wednesday insist some legal issues were still outstandingSheffield Wednesday have reported Newcastle to the Premier League for their conduct during the appointment of Steve Bruce as their new manager.Bruce was announced as the Magpies’ new boss last...
01:26 2019-07-23

West Ham fixtures for Premier League 2019-20 season: Full schedule with dates West Ham will begin their Premier League campaign against Manchester City at the London Stadium after the fixtures for the 2019-20 season were confirmed on Thursday....
10:13 2019-06-13

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
01:13 2019-06-19

NSW deputy premier vows to open up Murray Valley national park to logging John Barilaro wants to remove protection by either de-gazetting the entire park or reducing its sizeThe NSW deputy premier has vowed to introduce legislation to open up a national park in the state’s Riverina region to logging.John Barilaro wants to remove protection of the 42,000 hectare Murray Val...
02:13 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade chief expects to meet China's vice premier ahead of G20 The top U.S. trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the U.S. Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month....
17:13 2019-06-19

Top Premier League coaches make England raise game, says Steve Holland • England work hard to keep training on par with elite clubs• ‘English coaches deserve more respect,’ says HollandGareth Southgate and his staff are forced to think hard about how to keep players stimulated in training with so many used to working under leading managers, the England assistant manage...
00:39 2019-06-05

Wolves edge Manchester City in Premier League Asia Trophy shootout Wolves 0-0 Manchester City (3-2 on penalties)Rui Patrício saves three penalties in Shanghai friendlyRui Patrício saved three penalties as Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated English champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Shanghai on Saturday.The P...
18:13 2019-07-20

How will Chelsea line up against Leicester? Christian Pulisic set for full Premier League debut Frank Lampard will have to weigh up the fatigue in his squad following the UEFA Super Cup Final defeat to Liverpool against a need to register a first Premier League win as Chelsea boss....
13:26 2019-08-16

Wolves beat Man City in penalty shoot-out to win Premier League Asia Trophy Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Premier League champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy in a penalty shootout in Shanghai on Saturday....
20:39 2019-07-20

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) in revenue during the 2017/18 season, topping the table of Europe's elite leagues....
11:52 2019-05-30

Moise Kean’s huge talent can light up Premier League stage with Everton The forward, who has shown his potential for Juventus and Italy, will hope more playing time can help him flourishMoise Kean has some very specific career objectives. “I dream of scoring in a Champions League final,” he once told the newspaper Tuttosport. “With my head. Against a team from Spain.”A ...
02:13 2019-08-02

Man Utd vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch today's Premier League football online from anywhere In recent times this fixture would have been nailed on as an early Premier League title decider. However, a change in fortunes and circumstance for Manchester United and Chelsea means fans and management of both clubs will have slightly more modest hopes and ambitions this season, with Champion...
18:52 2019-08-11

Premier League countdown: Guardiola wary of 'second best team in Europe' Spurs - live! All the latest team news, press conferences and VAR complaintsPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 3.47pm BST Even more Liverpool? Here’s a preview of their Saturday 3pm game at Southampton. Related: Southampton v Liverpool: match previe...
17:26 2019-08-16

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he and Quebec Premier Francois Legault are natural allies in the fight to defend provincial autonomy in the face of federal interventions....
02:00 2019-06-13

Premier League countdown: Guardiola wary of 'second best team in Europe' Spurs - as it happened Manchester City’s manager praised the opposition his team face on Saturday while Liverpool have suffered a goalkeeping injury crisis 4.59pm BST And that’s all from the Friday blog for this week. Enjoy your sporting weekend. 4.58pm BST Brendan Rodgers has bestowed his regal approval on Frank Lampard...
19:26 2019-08-16

Li Peng, Former Chinese Premier Who Ordered Crackdown On Tiananmen Square Protests Dies (BEIJING) — Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died. He was 91. The official Xinhua News Agency said Li died Monday of an unspecified illness. Li, a cautious, uninspiring figure, was a k...
17:39 2019-07-23

When does the transfer window close in England? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
21:26 2019-08-06

Premier League’s chasing pack can threaten weaker members of ‘big six’ | Jonathan Wilson Everton, Leicester, West Ham and Wolves are building strong identities and deep squads, and could overhaul stragglers among the top flight’s leading half-dozen clubsWhen the Daily Mirror previewed the 1971-72 season with a weary reference to “superclubs”, seemingly the earliest use of the term in En...
12:52 2019-08-04

Premier League: Alisson Becker Injury Mars Liverpool's Strong Start Liverpool are aiming to end a 30-year wait to win the Premier League after missing out by only one point to Manchester City last season and laid down an early marker in the title race....
09:52 2019-08-10

From Jesús Vallejo to George Hirst: 10 astute Premier League summer buys Amid all the headlines of record-breaking deals, some top-flight clubs have made clever acquisitions for a fraction of the price David Martin, goalkeeper, Millwall to West Ham, freeYou may recall Martin as the goalkeeper who made the catastrophic error that cost Millwall a place in the semi-finals o...
15:26 2019-08-08

Liverpool fixtures for Premier League 2019-20 season: Full schedule with dates Liverpool will begin their Premier League campaign on a Friday night against Norwich City at Anfield after the fixtures for the 2019-20 season were confirmed on Thursday....
10:13 2019-06-13

Man City fixtures for Premier League 2019-20 season: Full schedule with dates Premier League champions Manchester City will begin the defence to their title by taking on West Ham at the London Stadium after the fixtures for the 2019-20 season were confirmed on Thursday morning....
10:13 2019-06-13

'We had to dig deep': Tammy Abraham on Aston Villa's promotion to the Premier League – video Aston Villa are back in the top flight after beating Derby County 2-1 in the Championship play-off final. Goals either side of half-time saw the midlands club promoted after three years out of the Premier League. Prince William and John Carew hugged one another in the stands while Jack Grealish and ...
01:39 2019-05-28

Premier League rule changes explained: VAR, handball, free-kicks, substitutions and penalties The Premier League is back and while there are the customary new signings, coaches and shirts for fans to get used to, there are a number of rule changes as well. Standard Sport looks at what is being brought in for the 2019-20 season....
20:00 2019-08-09

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
14:26 2019-08-07

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

Baker Mayfield’s blunt leadership is causing Browns problems Trouble in paradise. Several Browns players confronted Baker Mayfield and voiced their displeasure with the second-year quarterback after he criticized Duke Johnson’s trade demands earlier this month, according to NFL.com. Mayfield and his teammates hashed out their differences in a private meeting....
17:39 2019-06-14

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
03:13 2019-06-12

VA Sec. Wilkie: We've 'changed out leadership' at VA centers, proposed largest budget Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said Thursday he has focused on putting in place people at the V.A. who "understand the culture and know the language of service."...
23:39 2019-05-23

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
05:39 2019-06-08

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
20:26 2019-06-06

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
21:26 2019-07-03

Boris Johnson domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their runoff campaigns....
20:00 2019-06-22

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-06-18

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
03:00 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
21:26 2019-06-19

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines said on Friday it had started a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline....
20:52 2019-05-24

UK's Esther McVey to back Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Telegraph British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph reported....
09:26 2019-06-16

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the first round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
14:52 2019-06-13

Bihar State Polls To Be Contested Under Tejashwi Yadav's Leadership: RJD Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal on Saturday reaffirmed its faith in the leadership of his younger son Tejashwi Yadav, a day after he failed to turn up at the party's foundation day......
08:26 2019-07-07

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
10:39 2019-05-24

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party - and become the country’s new prime minister - are making their first formal pitches to party members...
17:26 2019-06-22

AI Weekly: China, the United States, and the struggle for global leadership No matter who wins the 2020 presidential election, a better world with AI in business and society may depend on adherence to our own values.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-28

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
10:39 2019-07-22

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
20:13 2019-06-19

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
03:13 2019-07-16

British Conservative leadership candidates with little support could be 'culled': The Telegraph A leadership contender for Britain's Conservative Party who fails to win the backing of more than 10 MPs next week could be eliminated after the first round of voting under plans to be discussed by backbenchers on Tuesday, The Telegraph reported on Monday....
02:39 2019-06-04

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms....
15:01 2019-06-09

Cboe Expands U.S. Equities Leadership Team with New Senior Hire CHICAGO – June 20, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Adam Inzirillo, a longtime veteran of U.S. equities trading, will join as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Equities in New York. In this role, Adam will be...
17:52 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
23:01 2019-06-18

Police called to home of UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson LONDON (AP) — British police were called to the London home of prime ministerial contender Boris Johnson after a neighbor reported an altercation. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called in the early hours of Friday to the home Johnson shares with partner Carrie Symonds by someone &#...
23:13 2019-06-21

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes since the last round, sparking MPs’ speculation t...
01:39 2019-06-20

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
03:52 2019-05-30

Britain's Boris Johnson Suffers First Leadership Blow In By-Election Britain's Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
07:26 2019-08-02

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters....
12:13 2019-06-12

EU Leadership Nominees Share Tough Stances on Tech, Trade The proposed new leaders of the European Union include strong trans-Atlanticists who nonetheless are expected to pursue a tough stance on U.S. tech firms and staunchly defend the bloc’s interests in trade talks with Washington....
21:39 2019-07-03

'No deal' Tory leadership hopefuls boosted by MPs' Brexit vote Labour-led attempt to stop the UK leaving without a deal is defeated, in move that could help Boris JohnsonPolitics live – latest updatesConservative leadership candidates including Boris Johnson hoping to force a “deal or no deal” Brexit in October have been handed a boost after MPs defeated a Labo...
23:13 2019-06-12

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up yet, what do you think?"...
15:26 2019-06-13

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parliament (MPs) set to have their first vote for their preferred candidate....
12:00 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
16:26 2019-06-13

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
00:52 2019-08-03

Man Utd vs Chelsea highlights in pictures: Rashford, Martial, James and Premier League goals at Old Trafford Marcus Rashford's double helped rampant Manchester United start the new season with a bang as Chelsea capitulated in Frank Lampard's first match in charge....
21:39 2019-08-11

Newcastle vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Premier League opener Newcastle midfielder Matt Ritchie will be available for Sunday's Premier League opener against Arsenal provided he does not suffer a reaction to his return to training after injury....
10:13 2019-08-11

Premier League, FA and EFL outline anti-discrimination action plan in letter to sports minister English football's governing bodies have today written to the Government outlining their approach to tackle discrimination in the game, hours after Kick it Out announced a rise in incidents over last season....
20:13 2019-07-24

Man Utd transfer target Bruno Fernandes reiterates Premier League desire but uncertain over move Bruno Fernandes has confirmed his desire to move to England as Manchester United consider formalising their interest in the Sporting Lisbon midfielder....
10:39 2019-07-24

West Ham vs Man City live stream: how to watch today's Premier League football online Manchester City kick off their Premier League 19/20 campaign with a tricky lunchtime kick-off away to West Ham United, with Pep Guardiola facing off against Manuel Pellegrini, his predecessor at City. Check out our guide below on how to obtain a West Ham vs Man City live stream - regardless of where...
20:26 2019-08-10

Premier League countdown: Man City v Spurs buildup, Liverpool goalkeeper concern and more - live! All the latest team news, press conferences and VAR complaintsPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendFeel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 1.42pm BST Pep speaks, and he plays up Tottenham’s threat, describing them as “the second best team in Europe”, adding: “Since I came t...
15:00 2019-08-16

Aston Villa promoted to the Premier League: Nervy win over Derby secures top-flight return Aston Villa secured promotion back to the Premier League after goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn earned a deserved 2-1 win over Derby in the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley....
19:13 2019-05-27

Man City star Raheem Sterling wants to meet FA and Premier League about combating racism in football Manchester City's Raheem Sterling hopes to get the opportunity to speak to the Football Association (FA) and the Premier League about improving the fight against racism in football....
10:00 2019-05-22

Alisson Becker injury: Liverpool goalkeeper substituted in first Premier League game of the season Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was forced off in the first game of the 2019-20 Premier League season after suffering a leg injury against Norwich City at Anfield.​...
22:26 2019-08-09

Liverpool vs Norwich lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Premier League opener Jurgen Klopp will have an almost fully-fit squad to choose from when Liverpool kick off their Premier League campaign against Norwich City on Friday evening....
20:00 2019-08-09

West Ham expect Lukasz Fabianski to be fit for start of Premier League season after injury scare West Ham hope Lukasz Fabianski will be fit for the start of the new season despite suffering a groin injury before their win over Hertha Berlin on Wednesday....
13:13 2019-08-01

Amazon Prime Premier League fixtures confirmed: Man Utd vs Tottenham headlines December schedule Amazon Prime have confirmed which 2019-20 Premier League fixtures they will be broadcasting in December, with their two rounds of matches headlined by the Merseyside derby and a heavyweight clash between Manchester United and Tottenham....
12:00 2019-06-13

Time for Tottenham to strike for the Premier League summit after Daniel Levy delivers transfers London is not used to watching a title race from the sidelines. Manchester United's pre-eminence under Sir Alex Ferguson was contested by Arsenal and later Chelsea, the latter defying regular managerial turnover to continue thriving in the post-Ferguson era....
20:00 2019-08-09

Premier League fixtures 2019-20: Manchester United host Chelsea on opening weekend • Manchester City start the defence of their title at West Ham• Liverpool play opening match of season at home to NorwichManchester City will start the defence of their Premier League title at West Ham. The 2019-20 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s team an opening match...
10:39 2019-06-13

Leicester emerge from chaos ready to write new Premier League story | Stuart James Efficiency with transfers and a commitment to youth are signs of renewed ambition from the club who did the impossibleIt says much about the way that Leicester City are operating these days that their transfer plans extend well beyond this window. Forward-thinking is at the heart of an active approa...
15:39 2019-07-11

Create beef and never apologise: my Premier League social media guidelines | Marina Hyde Given what we know now, it feels time for an update. Here are the rules for the upcoming Premier League seasonBack in the mists of 2012, the Premier League issued its first ever set of social media guidelines. As departing chief executive Richard Scudamore – who actually seems to have been departing...
13:39 2019-08-10