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City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center

Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at imp...

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center

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Mom whose baby was ripped from her arms at benefits center sues city The young Brooklyn mother whose 1-year-old was ripped from her arms by NYPD officers at a benefits center is suing the city over the disturbing scuffle that was caught on video. In her excessive-force complaint filed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court, Jazmine Headley, 24, said she and her infant s...
08:39 2019-08-08

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:26 2019-05-30

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief head start on cars at intersections. Of the 51 cit...
02:13 2019-07-24

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which has been shuttered for 14 years, will undergo a $4...
08:00 2019-07-12

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war....
14:39 2019-05-21

Son buried dead 97-year-old mom in back yard to collect benefits: cops An Arizona man allegedly buried his dead 97-year-old mother in the back yard — and told no one, so that he could continue raking in the woman’s Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits, local police said. Daniel Shannon, 66, of San Tan Valley, was busted Wednesday for allegedly hiding the corps...
16:13 2019-05-24

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the bill’s language watered down the legislation....
08:26 2019-05-30

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
23:52 2019-05-29

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
11:52 2019-07-04

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
09:39 2019-06-06

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
07:39 2019-08-09

Seven baby monkeys poisoned at US research center, documents reveal Young primates died after contact with toxic dye‘Invasive and deadly experiments … must end’ say campaignersSeven infant monkeys were accidentally poisoned and died at one of the largest primate research centers in the US, internal documents shared with the Guardian have revealed.The young macaques ...
14:26 2019-06-16

Grab A Hat, Grab A Sarong And Get Your Summer Started Frolicking along the beach, in a new sarong and hat is wonderfully relaxing. Perhaps it’s the knowledge of how good you look bringing catwalk class on holiday?...
13:26 2019-06-09

Five hero cops save baby just before July 4 fireworks Five of New York’s Finest saved a baby in Manhattan who had stopped breathing just before the fireworks kicked off, the NYPD tweeted. The officers had just arrived in Manhattan when they were flagged down by parents whose baby wasn’t breathing, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan sa...
01:13 2019-07-06

OnStar alerts Florida cops to baby trapped in hot car JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A vehicle assistance company helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl after her mom passed out inside a hot car. OnStar vehicle alerted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office that there was a child making noises inside a vehicle that wasn’t running. Deputies were able to ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, announced over the weekend that he plans to run for a Houston City Council seat. The Office of the City Secretary confirmed Monday that Jordan had...
00:39 2019-06-11

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
07:52 2019-05-30

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
06:13 2019-07-11

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The city of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally required to approve the measure after the group beh...
10:52 2019-08-07

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
02:13 2019-07-24

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

Solo Uber ride for orphaned baby bird to Utah rehab center An orphaned baby bird traveled to a wildlife rehabilitation center — all by itself — after a group of drunk friends who encountered it ordered the animal an Uber, as they were unfit to drive....
20:13 2019-07-07

Woman abandons twins behind business, one baby dead: cops A California woman is in custody Wednesday, a day after police say she abandoned two newborns behind a local business after appearing to give birth to them on the sidewalk — later resulting in the death of one of the infants. Fairfield Police were called to a business in the 300 block of Pittm...
00:39 2019-08-01

Cops release photo of man wanted for stealing SUV with baby inside Police on Tuesday released photos of the suspect wanted for stealing an SUV in Brooklyn with a 1-year-old boy inside. The man carjacked the Mitsubishi Outlander about 6:45 p.m. Monday night on Kingston Avenue near Dean Street in Crown Heights, cops said. The boy’s mother had left the child for a sho...
08:00 2019-08-07

Woman carrying baby punches straphanger in face: cops A woman carrying a baby and pushing a stroller allegedly slugged a straphanger in the face for bumping into her, police said Monday. The suspect, toting the infant in a front carrier, was getting off a southbound E train at the Forest Hills/71st Avenue station when the 53-year-old female victim, who...
19:52 2019-06-10

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
22:26 2019-05-21

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
06:00 2019-06-10

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
02:39 2019-07-15

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
04:26 2019-06-19

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
05:26 2019-07-12

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
04:26 2019-06-13

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
21:26 2019-05-30

Man with over 70 convictions throws coffee on baby days after release from jail: cops A Seattle man was arrested over the weekend and accused of throwing coffee on a baby — just two days after he’d been released from jail after serving eight months for randomly punching a man. Q13 Fox reported that the suspect, Francisco Calderon, has been convicted more than 70 times, an...
11:26 2019-07-24

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
09:00 2019-05-23

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for FCA to invest $2.5 billion in the existing Jefferson North plant and the idled Mack Avenue engine plant and bring an expected 4,950 new jobs to the city....
21:52 2019-05-21

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
10:13 2019-07-23

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
00:00 2019-06-04

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
00:00 2019-05-31

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
00:13 2019-07-17

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
07:39 2019-06-14

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
09:52 2019-06-06

City Council could allow cyclists to follow pedestrian signals over traffic lights It’s a green light for cyclists to run red lights. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow bike riders to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights. The legislation, which zoomed through the council’s Transportation Committee Monday and could go into effec...
10:13 2019-07-23

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing a MAGA hat during Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting. Tuesday evening, Tucson city council approved to place the Tucson Families Free and Tog...
12:39 2019-08-08

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
01:13 2019-06-01

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
09:26 2019-06-19

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Kenyan city council members refuse to continue session after someone 'polluted the air': report A city council meeting in a western province of Kenya was abruptly stopped Wednesday when officials refused to continue after accusing one another of passing gas, reports say. ...
04:13 2019-08-10

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
11:00 2019-07-21

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
16:39 2019-06-28

Paris says tourist buses no longer welcome in city center Paris aims to ban tourist buses from the city center to spur visitors to walk, cycle or take public transport, tackling complaints about nuisances caused by mass tourism, the French capital's deputy......
15:52 2019-07-02

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
19:13 2019-07-10

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
01:26 2019-05-31

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
16:26 2019-07-11

Hifter's forces push toward Libyan capital city's center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power....
19:39 2019-05-27

Madrid to suspend car restrictions in city center, EU issues warning Madrid’s new municipal government plans to suspend some anti-car emissions policies in the city center, drawing a warning from the European Commission that Spain might be sanctioned if it fails to meet air quality standards....
23:01 2019-06-18

Hifter’s forces push toward Libyan capital city’s center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes have spread toward the center of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power...
16:52 2019-05-27

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
16:26 2019-06-07

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
10:26 2019-07-05

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
00:00 2019-08-04

Venice moves to limit cruise ships in city center after June collision, near-miss in July Starting in September, some cruise ships will be redirected to dock at other terminals in the Venetian Lagoon. Five were hurt during a June collision.       ...
21:39 2019-08-09

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
20:39 2019-06-02

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
20:26 2019-06-10

Homeless man arrested after stabbing woman in neck with needle in New York City bank, cops say A homeless man who allegedly stabbed a woman in the neck with a hypodermic needle while at a bank in New York City was arrested on Saturday, according to police....
14:13 2019-07-23

Rain Pryor Vane, Daughter of Legendary Comedian Richard Pryor, Announces Run for Baltimore City Council While most of us spend our birthdays guzzling Ciroc and gyrating on our exes, actress Rain Pryor Vane decided to celebrate her 50th birthday by announcing her decision to run for Baltimore City Council....
22:13 2019-07-22

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

A city in Florida is blasting 'Baby Shark' overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping in parks Shutterstock West Palm Beach, Florida, is playing children's songs, including "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," at Waterfront Lake Pavilion overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping outside of it. City spokeswoman Kathleen Walter told CNN that the music is used to discourage "congregating at...
01:13 2019-07-18

Florida city constantly plays Baby Shark to deter homeless from civic building Official praises ‘effective temporary measure’ using looped children’s song to drive away people from banqueting venue City officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, are using extremely catchy children’s music to try and drive away homeless people from one of its civic buildings.The city’s mayor, Keith...
13:26 2019-07-18

Cops: Man Threatened To Blow Up Oklahoma City Because The Thunder Got Rid Of Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, And Russell Westbrook This past week, Oklahoma City police filed a search warrant to get information about a person who left two threatening voicemails in the general mailbox for the Oklahoma City Thunder. That person made the calls shortly after 1 a.m. on July 6 from a number with a Georgia area code—though the caller ...
02:39 2019-07-22

South Bend cops warn city becoming ‘Wild West’ amid spate of shootings, rift with Buttigieg As Mayor Pete Buttigieg was hitting the presidential campaign trail in Iowa last weekend, back home in South Bend, Ind., the city was plagued by a spate of shootings – with police officers warning of plummeting morale and a worsening situation on the ground....
04:39 2019-08-14

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
11:00 2019-06-21

Data shows 2018 was a Baby Giannis, Baby Baker boom in U.S. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Baker Mayfield are among biggest names in sports. New parents noticed, as those were two of top sports baby names for 2018.       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

‘I Was Terrified I Would Lose This Baby’: Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses—and Her Pregnancy Fears When Tamron Hall announced in March that she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child at age 48, fans and followers were shocked, to say the least. After all, most of us had no idea Hall had even married, let alone conceived a child with new husband, music executive Steven Greener....
18:39 2019-05-23

Florida mom accidentally locks baby in vehicle, officer smashes window to save baby from hot car Newly released body camera video shows the moment earlier this month when a police officer in Florida smashed a car window to save a baby trapped inside a hot car. ...
18:39 2019-08-14

Budget Does Not Have Any Structural Reforms, Says P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said today that the Union Budget for 2019-20 is "status-quoist" as it seeks to bring about only incremental reforms and not radical......
00:13 2019-07-09

SEC reforms open door to BDC market shakeup NEW YORK, July 11 (LPC) - The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) fund of funds proposals potentially open the door to a shakeup in the Business Development Company (BDC) market....
20:39 2019-07-11

Economy Is Weak, Need Structural Reforms: P Chidambaram The Union Budget 2019-20 does not chalk out a clear roadmap to take India on the path of high economic growth and lacks bold steps and structural reforms, Congress leader P Chidambaram said Thursday......
15:13 2019-07-11

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
03:00 2019-06-08

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
11:39 2019-06-23

Algerian protesters push for reforms, man tries to burn himself A man sought unsuccessfully to set himself on fire on Friday as tens of thousands of Algerians rallied to push for reforms and the departure of the ruling elite....
21:52 2019-07-12

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production crashing to its lowest level in more than three decades and led to a dire scarcity of foreign exchange. Inflation has accelerated to more than 50%, and...
17:52 2019-08-20

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the Law Commission has recommended.A consultation by ...
02:52 2019-06-06

Grab the Original Sonos One For $50 Off, While You Still Can Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same....
22:26 2019-06-13

Use Your Baby Bathtub as a Baby Pool Many of the best parenting hacks originate in Lifehacker’s Offspring Facebook parenting group, usually with a member asking, “Would it be weird if ... ?” That’s how we came to recommend you buy your toddler a dog bed and use your kid’s artwork as greeting cards. It is now where we’re applauding anot...
21:26 2019-06-18

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body....
03:52 2019-06-21

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Track’s world governing body, the IAAF, refused to lift the ban at a council meeting this weekend although Russia had made a long-awaited ...
17:26 2019-06-09

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely considered an underdog to win re-election in Octo...
12:26 2019-07-18

Pakistan's Economy At "Critical Juncture", Needs Bold Reforms: IMF Pakistan's economy is at a "critical juncture" where it needs an ambitious and bold set of reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said, days after the global lender agreed to give a $6 billion......
14:13 2019-07-09

Santa Anita owner says reforms led to major improvements ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The owner of Santa Anita says “significant improvements” have occurred since it imposed reforms during its recent racing season, when 30 horses died at the Southern California track. Track owner The Stronach Group released a statement Friday citing a 58% decrease i...
22:39 2019-06-28

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate....
06:52 2019-08-10

China could launch 'demand-side' reforms, says economist Hao Zhou of Commerzbank says China is having problems on the demand side of the economy including consumption, autos and property. He says it's important for China to stimulate long term and sustainable demand....
10:00 2019-07-09

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country....
10:52 2019-05-30

Italy's Salvini says wants government to continue, but new reforms needed Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he had no intention of bringing down the Italian government, but wanted to see the cabinet act with greater urgency and push through much-needed reforms....
09:52 2019-06-04

Kim Kardashian assists Trump's justice reforms Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to promote efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation. (June 13)        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: FIFA to offer different Champions League reforms PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): 8 p.m. French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet says Champions League reforms which could be decided by December “don’t need to make the rich richer.” Le Graet, speaking...
20:39 2019-06-03

| 'Attempted coup' won't derail reforms: Ethiopian government Ethiopia has arrested 255 people following an "attempted coup", the government says, vowing the act of "treason" would not derail democratic reforms as it continues to hunt for suspects....
00:00 2019-06-29

Grab Seats on These Frontier Flights for $25 If you haven’t booked a summer getaway yet, here’s your chance: Until Thursday night, Frontier Airlines is having a major sale and offering one-way tickets for as little as $25 this summer....
20:39 2019-07-03

Why This Stocks Indicator Should Grab Your Attention It's wise to put stock market data into context. EWI's Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg does just that with a sentiment measure that is flashing a "must-know" message. This chart and commentary reveals what you need to know now....
14:39 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia women's rights reforms may still be thwarted by custom Saudi officials have hailed as "historic" new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms....
20:39 2019-08-05

Voter surge in 2018 prompts voting reforms, restrictions ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats made big gains in state legislatures last year and have been using that power to pass laws making it easier to register and to vote. They have introduced early voting, all-mail voting and automatic registration. A few Republican-led states are going in the opposite direction...
16:13 2019-06-01

Economic Slowdown "Very Worrisome", New Reforms Needed: Raghuram Rajan Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has called slowdown in the economy "very worrisome". The government needs to fix the immediate problems in power and non-bank financial sectors and come out with a......
16:13 2019-08-19

Full results of Ukraine reforms to take years to be seen: finance minister It will take years for the full effects of reforms to be seen in Ukraine, where the government is trying to cast off Soviet-era institutions while clamping down on corruption, Finance Minister Oksana Markarova said on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-07-02

India To See "Big-Bang" Reforms In PM Modi's Second Term: NITI Aayog In the first 100 days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at......
11:39 2019-05-31

Lankan President Seeks Scrapping Of Reforms That Limited His Power Sri Lanka's President Sunday called for sweeping reforms to the country's constitution that he introduced in 2015 to be rolled back, saying they are responsible for political instability....
18:52 2019-06-23

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes announced Wednesday is that the age at which workers ...
13:52 2019-06-05

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
13:26 2019-06-11

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
16:13 2019-05-21

India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says govt think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank....
17:26 2019-05-31

Nissan hits back after Renault opposes governance reforms Nissan said it will continue to persuade partner Renault to back its proposed corporate governance reforms after Renault sent a letter to Nissan indicating it would abstain from supporting the changes at a shareholder meeting later this month....
11:39 2019-06-10

Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen Renault has signaled it will block alliance partner Nissan from adopting planned governance reforms unless the French automaker gets more say in the new system, a demand which Nissan said was "most regrettable" and which one source derided as a potential conflict of interest....
11:13 2019-06-10

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Asset grab ** S&P 500 extends win streak to three weeks, adds 2.2%. Rate-cut euphoria and trade optimism spur index to record highs. Bonds and commodities also catch bids ** Indeed, studies suggested sudden quiet could end with a bang ** And as the SPX went for a second round with resistance , the Dow...
01:52 2019-06-22

Men grab onto Citi Biker after claiming she scratched their car Two men refused to let a woman go after she allegedly scratched one of their cars with her Citi Bike, according to a video posted on Twitter Tuesday morning. The 83-second clip shows a Cadillac Escalade parked in the turning lane while the men stand on either side of the Citi Bike’s front tire...
00:52 2019-07-17

Deal: Grab an unlocked Moto E Plus for just $100 (today only) One of the cheapest Motorola smartphones, the Moto E4 Plus is now even cheaper. It's the perfect device if you need a second phone or simply don't want to spend a small fortune on a smartphone. To make things even more appealing, the Moto E4 Plus is compatible with all US carriers, including AT&T, T...
01:52 2019-06-19

Phoenix residents boo police, demand reforms after child shoplifter incident Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll....
14:13 2019-06-19

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence....
14:00 2019-08-09

New Zealand plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms New Zealand on Monday said it aims to establish a national register for firearms, tighten licensing rules and ban visitors from buying guns, in a second set of reforms introduced in response to a mass shooting in March....
10:13 2019-07-22

Saudi Arabia women’s rights reforms could take time to be fully accepted RIYADH – Saudi officials have hailed as “historic” new rights granted to women in Saudi Arabia that further dismantle its heavily criticized guardianship system, but male relatives could still find ways to thwart these freedoms. Thousands of Saudi women took to social media to celebrate royal ...
23:52 2019-08-06

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia’s reforms: not just a battle for women | Editorial Relaxation of the guardianship system is long overdue. But more change is needed, and the credit for these reforms should go to the women who have fought for them – not RiyadhThe jubilation of women in Saudi Arabia was real – and understandable. Last Friday, the kingdom announced that it is allowing...
01:13 2019-08-06

US Hopes For PM Modi's Freer Hand To Pursue Tough Economic Reforms The White House is hopeful that Narendra Modi in his second term as prime minister with a strong mandate will have a freer hand to pursue some of the tough economic reforms that will help create a......
14:00 2019-06-08

Exclusive: India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says government think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank....
13:26 2019-05-31

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
22:13 2019-06-05

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
09:13 2019-06-04

Pete Buttigieg Promises Range of Reforms to Address Systemic Racism Seeking to overcome a deficit with black voters, Mr. Buttigieg addressed the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, founded by the civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, in Chicago....
22:13 2019-07-02

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday....
23:13 2019-07-15

Deal: Grab a Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch for $150 off on Amazon Garmin Fenix 5 is a great smartwatch, at least on paper, but it costs a small fortune. The cheapest model usually sells for around $500, but there are Fenix 5 smartwatches that cost more than $750.The good news is Amazon offers a 30% discount on the cheapest Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch, so you can buy...
09:00 2019-05-31

Deal: Grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for 30% off via Amazon Apple Watch Series 3 price has just dropped below the psychological $200 mark, but this has happened quite frequently in the last six months or so. These days, paying the full price for a previous generation Apple smartwatch is the exception rather than the rule.All major US retailers have had promo...
18:52 2019-06-17

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review: Grab a Pal and Fight Some Nazis I overextended myself, something I tend to do in these kinds of games. My friend and I had a simple mission: traverse a zeppelin and take down a Nazi general. My buddy was good at fighting from a distance, while I could cloak to get in close without raising alarms. But I had gone too far behind enem...
20:39 2019-08-12

‘It’s a Travesty’: Mark Zuckerberg Gets What He Wants in Hawaii Land Grab Līhuʻe, Kauai — On Tuesday, after years of struggle, a man Mark Zuckerberg supports secured a series of disputed properties that lie within the bounds of Zuckerberg’s vast estate in the northeast corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Carlos Andrade, a retired Hawaiian studies professor, won the f...
21:52 2019-06-06

Deal: You can still grab an Apple Watch Series 3 for $80 off on Amazon Every new Apple product is more expensive than the predecessor and the company's smartwatch is no exception to this unwritten rule. Those who can't afford to purchase a new Apple Watch or iPhone must wait at least one year hoping that the price will drop so that they can get their favorite device.If...
08:52 2019-05-30

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
01:52 2019-08-01

Grab Anker's Popular Qi Charging Stand For the Best Price Ever Qi stands > Qi pads in almost every situation. This is not an opinion, and it’s not a debate. Anker’s highly rated PowerWave Qi stand is one of the most popular ones out there, and it’s down to $13 today after you clip the 10% coupon and add promo code AKA252401 at checkout. That’s good for the b...
22:26 2019-07-31

You can now grab a fibre broadband deal for just £18.99p/m - the UK's cheapest price If you find yourself caught between lagging Netflix streams and Google crawling through a simple search but don't want to fork out on fibre, a new broadband deal is here to give you the best of both worlds.Offering the UK's cheapest fibre broadband deal, Onestream has undercut the market t...
21:13 2019-07-04

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC35 II headphones when it comes to price.The main advantage of Microsoft's headphones is that their price drops quite low when they're on...
20:52 2019-06-15

Screen Grab: Freya Ridings Shares What's On Her Phone What does the most recent note that you wrote on your phone say? "It’s lyrics from a writing session mixed with a shopping list for chicken fajitas."...
14:00 2019-05-25

DeChambeau shoots career best 62 to grab lead in Minnesota Bryson DeChambeau fired a PGA Tour career best round of nine-under-par 62 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the inaugural 3M Open....
09:13 2019-07-06

Grab Two Right Angle, Nylon Braided USB-C Cables Starting Under $10 Our readers have bought thousands of Aukey’s nylon braided right angle Lightning cables, and now, you can do the same for USB-C. Get a pair of these unique, 6.6' long cables for just $12 with promo code NGXRR3X7, or a pack of two 3' cables for $10 with the same code.Read more......
21:13 2019-05-23

Ditch Your Long Pants and Grab Some Under Armour Shorts While They're Only $15 It might only be May, but it is already too hot for pants. Shorts season is officially here. If pulled your shorts from last summer out of your dresser and realized they’re out of commission, don’t worry. Right now, you can snag a pair of Under Armour Men’s Raid 10" Shorts in two different colo...
22:00 2019-05-23

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
23:26 2019-08-17

Sensex, Nifty Rise On Hopes Of Economic Reforms Ahead Of Budget 2019 The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes snapped their two day losing streak on hopes that the re-elected National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will announce steps to bolster economic......
14:52 2019-07-01

Peru's Vizcarra threatens to dissolve Congress unless anti-graft reforms passed Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday threatened to dissolve Congress unless his anti-graft proposals are passed, raising the stakes in a power struggle with the opposition that could slow down lawmaking in one of Latin America's most robust economies....
02:39 2019-05-30

Von der Leyen pledges social, climate reforms ahead of knife-edge EU vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission proffered a raft of economic, environmental and social reforms on Monday, an eleventh-hour bid for support from EU lawmakers who will vote on her nomination on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-15

Grab the Shockingly Great Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle For Just $20 If you like XCOM, and you like Mario, the best thing you’ll buy today is Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which I’ve been playing pretty much nonstop for the last week. It’s just $20 on Amazon right now, so buy it today, and spend some of your savings on the Donkey Kong DLC....
23:26 2019-05-29

'Men grab their sacks': Morgan says celebration criticism is double standards USA striker mimed sipping tea after goal against EnglandMorgan says team still to decide on White House visitAlex Morgan has said that criticism of her goal celebration during USA’s defeat of England in the Women’s World Cup semi-final is an example of double standards.Morgan mimed sipping a cup of ...
19:13 2019-07-05

Electric cars grab almost half of sales in oil-producing Norway Almost half of new cars sold in Norway in the first six months of 2019 were powered by fully electric engines, up from just over a quarter in the same period last year, ensuring the Nordic nation retains its top global ranking in electric vehicle sales....
17:39 2019-07-01

France makes a post-Brexit grab for UK's game developers French government promises tax breaks and subsidies for companies who relocate The French government has launched a major push to poach British game developers in the wake of Brexit, promising subsidies, tax breaks and loans to creatives who make the move across the Channel.The new campaign, “Join t...
14:26 2019-07-04

Piercy storms home to grab two-shot lead in Minnesota Scott Piercy scorched his way through the back nine at TPC Twin Cities to grab a two-shot lead after the first round of the inaugural 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota on Thursday....
04:13 2019-07-05

Grab a free speaker with BT's 12GB data SIM only deal for effectively £9.50/pm BT loves to give away an impressive freebie - a quick look at any BT broadband deals will show you that. But something we're less accustomed to is the company going big on its SIM only deals. And yet, here we are with free speakers, reward cards and impressive pricing.The general gist of this o...
23:52 2019-07-06

No longer does al-Qaida grab the headlines. That might be the plan | Jason Burke The death of Osama bin Laden’s son should make us focus on the group’s new modus operandiDo you remember al-Qaida? Not the al-Qaida of today that no one pays any attention to, but the one of a decade or so ago, with its sinister mastermind leader hidden in the deep cave complexes of the Hindu Kush; ...
15:13 2019-08-04

Expedited airport security programs are just another cash grab for airlines In addition to charging for checked bags, unchecked bags, extra legroom and priority boarding, many airlines are now marketing a private tech company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks, allowing them to bypass TSA lines....
09:00 2019-08-11

Deal: Grab an unlocked Apple iPhone 8 for as low as $330 at Woot (refurbished) One of the smaller iPhone models is now on sale at Woot for an amazingly low price. The iPhone 8 can be had for as low as $330 in black, gold or silver color. As the title says, this is a refurbished unit, which comes with a 90-day warranty, and while the phone is expected to have a moderate level o...
21:52 2019-06-28

Rocketman Lashley defies low ranking to grab lead in Detroit Nate Lashley defied his lowly world ranking and made the most of his late addition to the Rocket Mortgage Classic field as he grabbed a one-shot lead after the first round at the Detroit Golf Club on Thursday....
05:13 2019-06-28

Grab this tasty SIM only deal offering 16GB of data for just £15 a month We're always on the hunt for those SIM only deals that sincerely secure you the best value for your money and our latest find is ace. Offering double data, flexible contracts and affordable pricing, Smarty is making toast of the competition!That's thanks to its new double data promotion, t...
14:26 2019-08-06

Chevy's diesel Silverado seeks to grab pickup mpg crown Heating up the sales race between the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram pickups this year will be a battle for the fuel-economy crown held by the Ford F-150....
08:52 2019-06-24

Grab this DJI 4K camera/gimbal combo for $319 during this limited time discount When you end up with enough hardware in your luggage to look like you’re a traveling cinematographer on a Scorsese picture, you’re going to want to lighten the load.Instead, you can step up to a perfect travel-friendly accessory in the gimbal stabilizer and 4K camera combination DJI Osmo Pocket Gimb...
18:26 2019-07-15

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
06:13 2019-06-29

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on trial. On Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s Council of ...
23:26 2019-08-05

Deal: Grab Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones for less than $300 on Amazon Sony's most popular premium headphones, the WH-1000XM3 are on sale quite often these days, so there's really no excuse for not getting a pair if you're looking for this particular product. Obviously, some deals are better than others, while some will ask customers to make some compromises if they wa...
01:26 2019-06-14

Deal: Grab a two-pack of Google Home Mini smart speakers for less than $60 One of the cheapest smart speakers available on the market, the Google Home Mini is now cheaper than ever. The only “problem” is that you'll have to buy two to benefit from the big discount offered by Walmart.Usually selling for $50, the Google Home Mini can be had for just $30, as long as you buy t...
02:52 2019-05-24

Yemen's pro-government coalition fractures as separatists grab control in Aden Yemen's southern separatists have taken effective control of Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, fracturing the Saudi-led coalition which is trying to break the grip of the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on the country....
11:26 2019-08-11

Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage almost came to blows over alleged boob grab Hulk Hogan has revealed he almost got into a real-life backstage fight with Randy Savage after “Macho Man” accused him of grabbing his wife Elizabeth’s breasts. The WWE Hall of Famer appeared as a guest on the Steve Austin Show this week and he used his appearance to recall an incident with his form...
03:26 2019-08-02

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
07:39 2019-07-15

Grab £70 M&S vouchers and free gifts with BT's brilliant fibre broadband deals In the position where you need to grab yourself a new broadband deal? Normally, this is a task filled entirely by tedious scrolling through each and every provider but luckily, we've already got the perfect option for you...but it ends tomorrow. In its weekly round of freebie-filled deals,...
20:26 2019-05-29

Police release image in hunt for man after £400,000 Regent Street smash-and-grab Police investigating a Regent Street smash-and-grab in which more than £400,000 of watches were stolen have released a picture of a man wanted in connection with robbery....
09:52 2019-06-24

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
11:13 2019-05-31

Deal: Grab a refurbished, unlocked Apple iPhone 7 128GB for just $230 at Woot UPDATE: The refurbished Apple iPhone 7 128GB is now sold out, but you can still find the iPhone 7 Plus 128GB in refurbished condition for $375. We have replaced the deal link at the bottom of the article, but keep in mind that the iPhone 7 Plus only works on GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile.Proba...
17:26 2019-05-21

How to grab beautiful free wallpapers for your iPhone or iPad with a quick shortcut Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Shortcuts for iOS is a very useful — but often neglected — way to automate your iPhone or iPad. In this series, we’ve been looking at different workflows to make ...
10:52 2019-07-05

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms Big catch: Baltimore Orioles grab Oregon State backstop Adley Rutschman with 1st pick of MLB draft short on top arms        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

Bryson DeChambeau shoots career-low 62 in second round of 3M Open to grab lead Bryson DeChambeau dominates the second round of 3M Open with a 62 to seize lead at 14-under. Adam Hadwin is 2 strokes back        ...
04:52 2019-07-06

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech from the White House after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Trump’s commen...
23:26 2019-08-05

EMERGING MARKETS-China relief helps Latam FX rise, Brazil's pension reforms eyed Latin American currencies broadly firmed against the dollar on Thursday, as surprisingly upbeat trade data from China and hints that Beijing officials will limit losses in the yuan eased growth worries for now. After reeling from worries in the past week about an escalating U.S.-China trade war ...
17:26 2019-08-08

Frankie Dettori awaits call from Aidan O’Brien if he is to grab a Derby ride • Goodwood winner Private Secretary skips Epsom for Ascot• O’Brien set to send at least six runners for ClassicFrankie Dettori rode the winner of Goodwood’s only Derby trial on Friday as Private Secretary outstayed six rivals in the Cocked Hat Stakes but then confirmed that he will probably need a c...
22:26 2019-05-24

AFCON 2019 roundup: Morocco grab last-gasp victory, Senegal win opener Morocco and Senegal both opened their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaigns with victories. Morocco left it very late against Namibia, while Sadio Mane-less Senegal were more comfortable winners against Tanzania....
02:39 2019-06-24

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said....
16:00 2019-06-11

Grab some tissues if you're going to watch this trailer for Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars film We wrote that Bruce Springsteen’s Western Stars sounded “for all the world like a soundtrack to a movie that doesn’t exist.” Well, now that movie does exist. It’s also called Western Stars and you can watch a trailer for it right now....
07:52 2019-08-20

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police said....
02:52 2019-07-11

Grab your tissues: 5 Patrick Swayze moments in the new documentary that'll give you all the feels A decade after Patrick Swayze's death from pancreatic cancer, a new documentary on Paramount Network is reminding fans of his tenacity and starpower.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
14:39 2019-08-12

Deal: Grab Samsung's super slim wireless charger for Galaxy S9 and Note 9 for just $15 Great news for Samsung fans who own one of the company's flagship smartphones, the super slim wireless charger pad that enables Galaxy S and Note series users to fast charge their devices is now on sale for an excellent price.Although Samsung usually sells this little gadget for $30, you can grab on...
03:39 2019-05-25

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news f...
00:52 2019-08-01

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
05:00 2019-06-12

St. Louis Blues fend off Boston Bruins in Game 5, grab 3-2 series lead The St. Louis Blues are one win away from the franchise's first NHL championship after a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
07:13 2019-06-07

Grab the Tissues: The Modern Family Cast Is Back at Work on the Final Season It's the beginning of the end for Modern Family. The Emmy-winning comedy is returning for its 11th and final season this fall, and the cast is back at work. Sofia Vergara, Gloria on......
00:52 2019-08-01

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
22:52 2019-06-01

Bentonite clay: 11 benefits and uses Bentonite clay is a popular home remedy for removing impurities from the skin and bodily systems. This article explores the evidence behind 11 alleged health benefits of bentonite clay....
20:52 2019-05-22

Beyond salary: How to negotiate benefits Landing a job and a good salary does not end the negotiations. It's important to make sure you negotiate on benefits as well.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

What are the benefits of sleeping naked? Many people prefer to wear pajamas or another type of comfortable attire in bed. However, sleeping naked can help keep the body cool, which may promote better quality sleep. Sleeping naked may also have other health benefits. Learn more here....
07:26 2019-05-29

What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle? Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here....
02:26 2019-05-23

Hydrating foods: The top 20 and their benefits Staying hydrated is vital for overall health, especially during warmer months. Learn about the top 20 hydrating foods and their health benefits in this article....
06:13 2019-08-08

What are the benefits of cocoa butter? Cocoa butter is a popular home remedy for skin health. In this article, we look at the evidence behind various benefits of cocoa butter and possible side effects....
03:52 2019-05-22

Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here....
00:26 2019-07-20

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea here....
02:26 2019-05-23

What are the benefits of grass-fed butter? Grass-fed butter has recently increased in popularity over concerns about health and animal welfare. In this article, we look at the benefits of butter from grass-fed cows, compared with butter from grain-fed cows....
11:00 2019-06-01

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetables. Learn more about its benefits here....
03:13 2019-07-02

If U.S. Dollar Weakens, Who Benefits? The U.S. dollar has gained against most currencies as the Fed raised rates. Could a rate cut end that trend and, if so, which currencies will benefit?...
15:13 2019-07-09

What are the benefits and effects of manganese? Manganese is a trace mineral that contributes to several bodily functions. Most people can get adequate amounts of manganese from their diet. Learn more about its effects, benefits, and sources here....
03:52 2019-07-03

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Faces Arrest For Alleged Land Grab, Torture More than two dozen poor farmers were illegally detained and tortured for several days before their lands were "forcibly grabbed" by senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and MP Azam Khan in Uttar......
18:26 2019-07-13

Armored truck door flies open on Atlanta highway, drivers grab cash An armored truck’s side door flew open while it was going down an Atlanta interstate on Tuesday night, spilling hundreds of thousands of dollars out onto the roadway — and making it the best day ever for passing drivers. “Vehicles immediately started stopping collecting the money,&...
04:13 2019-07-11

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group's land caliphate earlier this year....
07:52 2019-06-30

Burglar steals $12G Avengers comic book in smash-grab job, cuts self in process: report Authorities in Denver are searching for a burglar who reportedly stole 14 comic books—totaling a little over $42,000—from a comic book store in the city and apparently badly cut himself in the process....
09:39 2019-05-28

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
01:13 2019-06-13

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
04:52 2019-07-19

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:13 2019-06-01

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:00 2019-05-22

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of so...
20:39 2019-08-12

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
07:52 2019-07-17

Is organic food better for you? Here's the truth about the benefits Claims about the health benefits of organic foods are often linked to their higher levels of vitamins and antioxidants. Is organic food really better for you? James Wong investigates...
16:52 2019-07-04

Few supplements have proven heart benefits Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests....
02:00 2019-07-10

Battery benefits questioned | Letter Scottish Power claims it is making a ‘significant step’ forward with renewable energy, but David Miller has doubtsJillian Ambrose (Report, 11 June) claims that a 50MW battery system is a “significant step”. But how significant a step does not depend upon the instantaneous energy output in megawatts....
19:00 2019-06-14

How to Find and Apply For Government Benefits When you’re down on your luck, it’s easy to assume that there’s no help—but there are a wide range of programs and benefits in the United States that can help get you back on your feet....
17:13 2019-07-08

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more about the benefits of taking a cold shower here....
08:52 2019-07-12

US: Citizenship ban for immigrants using public benefits The rule change means immigrants using public benefits could be disqualified from receiving a green card or citizenship. The move is one of the Trump administration's most aggressive steps to restrict legal immigration....
04:26 2019-08-13

Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
20:52 2019-05-29

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn more about their possible health benefits here....
11:13 2019-05-30

Many businesses 'still not achieving benefits of cloud' Despite the rise in cloud adoption, two-thirds of large enterprises have yet to realize the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys according to new research from Accenture.The company surveyed 200 IT professionals from large businesses around the world to compile its “Perspectives on...
21:26 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
03:00 2019-06-12

Deal: Grab a Withings Nokia Steel Limited Edition hybrid smartwatch at half price French company Withings makes some of the nicest smartwatches if you like minimalist design. On top of that, they are priced very competitively, as most of them cost no more than $200. Not to mention that the company often offers discounts on some of its most popular products.This time it's not With...
00:26 2019-06-08

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
10:26 2019-07-15

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
20:26 2019-07-12

Explained: Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) PFRDA has appointed NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) as Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for National Pension System. CRA issues Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) to each......
23:39 2019-06-22

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven....
12:39 2019-07-16

Nokia CEO sees possible benefits from Huawei tensions Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday the company could benefit from a U.S. clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G services heats up....
17:26 2019-05-21

Benefits Of Mushrooms And Interesting Ways To Add Them To Your Diet White mushrooms are extremely low in calories- a 100 gm of the fungi packs just 22 calories. Here's how to add this nutritionally dense edible fungus in your diet!...
15:13 2019-06-05

3 things that'll cause your Social Security benefits to go down The average Social Security beneficiary today receives $17,532 a year Here are three things that will cause a reduction to your benefits.        ...
16:52 2019-06-03

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
11:39 2019-05-27

Here's when you can get full Social Security benefits Social Security supports tens of millions of Americans with benefits that they need to make ends meet in retirement.       ...
18:39 2019-08-06

£165,000 benefits fraudster lived in UK under false identity An illegal immigrant lived in the UK for a decade under a false identity to secure herself a council home and swindle taxpayers out of almost £165,000 in benefits, a court heard....
17:13 2019-07-10

US To Deny Citizenship To Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits The administration of US President Donald Trump announced Monday new rules that aim to deny permanent residency and citizenship to migrants who receive food stamps, Medicaid and other public welfare....
19:52 2019-08-12

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Global automakers tout benefits of free trade As President Donald Trump held his third annual "Made in America Product Showcase" in Washington, "Here for America," an initiative of the Association of Global Automakers, provided evidence that freer trade encourages investment in the U.S....
06:13 2019-07-22

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Leg...
03:00 2019-06-10

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
00:52 2019-07-19

Moringa Tea: Fat Loss, BP Control And More Incredible Benefits Of The Drink Moringa tea is just one drink that this superfood craze has spawned. The tea that is prepared from the leaves of moringa or drumstick tree is now a popular beverage....
21:26 2019-05-31

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-publicized aspect of the study is the finding that...
01:13 2019-06-15

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a factor....
02:26 2019-06-06

TikTok Is Turning New Artists Into Viral Sensations. But Who Actually Benefits? In 2017, a little-known rapper named Supa Dupa Humble released his song “Steppin'” to a muted response. He moved on to other projects, but a year and a half later, he noticed a surge in the song’s view count on YouTube. As he scrolled through the comments, he kept seeing one word o...
13:52 2019-05-23

It’s Good to Be the Sharks: Another Big Refereeing Decision Benefits San Jose On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major....
18:39 2019-05-21

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) NPS scheme: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some additional income tax benefits for employees who......
10:00 2019-07-11

LIC Jeevan Shanti Plan: Premiums, Pensions, Other Benefits Here LIC India: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India apart from offering term and endowment insurance plans is also offering pension plans. LIC Jeevan Shanti is one of the pension plans being offered......
14:52 2019-06-21

Patrick Reed’s golf revival comes with massive benefits Aptly, it was Captain America who rose up in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty. It might have taken a while for Patrick Reed to get past his Masters hangover, but 16 months after he slipped on his green jacket for his lone major championship victory, it seems like the feisty Texan is back.......
11:00 2019-08-12

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
22:26 2019-06-10

Try This Summer Drink To Cool Down And Enjoy Its Various Health Benefits Summer is a bittersweet experience as everyone struggles with the scorching weather but relishes every sip of the summer coolers that come with this weather. We all go out, sweat bullets and brave......
17:26 2019-06-10

Lineup shuffling benefits Blues in Stanley Cup Final ST. LOUIS (AP) — Had Oskar Sundqvist not gotten suspended and Robert Thomas ruled out with a nagging injury, Zach Sanford might never have gotten a chance to show his stuff on hockey’s biggest stage. If Vince Dunn not taken a puck to the mouth during the last round, Robert Bortuzzo might not h...
00:00 2019-06-09

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
16:39 2019-06-03

Vodafone's Rs. 229 Recharge Offers 2GB Daily Data, Other Benefits Rs. 229 Vodafone prepaid recharge plan sits alongside the Rs. 199 recharge that offers 1.5GB daily data access, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS messages per day for 28 days....
19:26 2019-06-01

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

NWHL agrees to deal boosting salaries, benefits The National Women's Hockey League and its players' association has agreed on a deal that increases salaries, offers a 50-50 split of sponsor-related revenues and improves benefits....
02:52 2019-05-24

ISRO To Get New Commercial Enterprise To Tap Benefits: Nirmala Sitharaman A new public sector enterprise, New Space India Limited (NSIL), has been incorporated to tap benefits of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), said Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while......
12:26 2019-07-05

Reliance Jio 1.5 GB/Day Packs: Plans, Validity, Data, Other Benefits Here Jio Recharge Plans: Reliance Jio Infocomm, which offers telecom services under the brand name Jio, is offering recharge plans for usage of 1.5 GB of high speed internet data per day starting at Rs......
12:13 2019-07-11

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip, accord...
20:39 2019-07-04

Microsoft removes Office 2019 from its Home Use Program benefits Microsoft has updated its Office Home Use Program by removing the previous benefit of steeply discounted copies of non-subscription Office for use at home by enterprise customers....
07:39 2019-08-09

California to become the first state to extend health benefits to some who live in US illegally California's move to extend health benefits to some who live in the U.S. illegally is part of an effort to see that everyone in the state has insurance.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Community benefits plan for Detroit-Windsor bridge released DETROIT (AP) — Details of community benefits tied to a commuter bridge being built between Detroit and Canada have been released. Officials and elected leaders from Michigan and Canada say Friday that the plan calls for helping foster the growth of small regional companies and encouraging residents ...
20:39 2019-06-14

New transport technologies will offer safety benefits to all road users According to the Department of Transport, around 327 billion miles were driven on the UK’s roads in the year ending September 2018.  While car traffic was at its highest recorded level ever in the UK, our need to stay mobile is also driving widespread adoption of new means of personal tr...
10:39 2019-06-05

Dietary Supplements Offer Limited Benefits, May Even Harm You: Study A new study has now indicated that these supplements may do more harm than good. It says that typically dietary supplements offer no health benefits for heart, and could be even harmful....
15:52 2019-07-09

Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping Many will tell you that online shopping is more eco-friendly since you don't have to drive as often, but just the opposite might be true in recent years. Axios has warned that the increasing number of super-fast delivery options may be leading to mo......
05:52 2019-06-24

Hiring global tech talent brings benefits beyond growth Cross-border teams are nothing new. However, their growing ubiquity is, which creates a new sense of urgency for those vying to outpace their competition.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

'Things are changing so fast': the benefits and dangers of robots in the UK workplace Politicians, trade unionists and experts have set out to learn more about the new industrial landscape“We are under the threat of closure all the time,” says Andrew Peters without a hint of fear in his voice.As though repeating himself for the hundredth time, the managing director of Siemens’ Congle...
16:52 2019-06-30

Walnuts May Offer Protective Benefits Against Ulcerative Colitis: Study A new study has indicated that consuming walnuts may offer protective benefits against ulcerative colitis, which is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)....
17:39 2019-08-13

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworthy moment of the press conference he held at the Wo...
00:13 2019-07-01

In New Animated Yoga Video, PM Modi Lists Benefits Of Vakrasana Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning tweeted another video of his animated version performing a yoga asana ahead of the International Yoga Day that falls on June 21....
10:52 2019-06-12

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Unions have denounced the plans as unfair and damagin...
16:39 2019-06-18

In New Animated Yoga Video, PM Modi Lists Benefits Of Vrikshasana Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted a third video of his animated version performing a yoga posture, weeks ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21....
08:26 2019-06-07

Target expands family leave, child care benefits MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Target Corporation announced some new benefits Monday aimed at supporting employees with families. The Minneapolis-based company says it will begin offering “affordable backup care solutions” to hourly and salaried employees at all stores and distribution centers. Th...
18:39 2019-06-12

LIC Money Back Plan-20 Years: Sum Assured, Premiums, Other Benefits Here LIC Insurance: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), the country's largest life insurer, which offers term insurance plans, endowment insurance policies, pension plans among other insurance......
10:00 2019-07-11

Which Credit Card Networks Offer Travel Insurance Benefits? Travel insurance is one of the most overlooked benefits of many credit cards. We’re so focused on earning rewards and avoiding foreign transaction fees (worthy efforts, yes), that sometimes we don’t even realize that the same credit card could make life easier when your trip goes sideways....
18:26 2019-07-19

Benefits Of Ardha Chakrasana Explained In PM's New Animated Yoga Video Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who has been releasing videos on the benefits of yoga - today tweeted a new video explaining the benefits of practising Ardha Chakrasana - The Half Wheel posture....
06:52 2019-06-08

PM Modi Lists Benefits Of Bhujangasana In New Animated Yoga Video Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted the latest video in his series of yoga asanas leading up to the International Yoga Day, which is observed on June 21 every year. In today's animated video,......
13:52 2019-06-16

Keith Hernandez: Mets’ revival could bring years of benefits That feeling of inevitably was starting to creep in for Keith Hernandez. The dog days of August and a meaningless September seemed upon the Mets again, sitting 10 games under .500 with seemingly every National League team north of Miami between them and a wild-card spot. “To be honest with you, I ne...
08:00 2019-08-09

India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales India proposed tax waivers on Friday on the purchase of electric vehicles and removed import taxes on some auto components to help boost sales and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels....
21:00 2019-07-05

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court Thursday overturned an earlier judgment, sayin...
09:39 2019-06-06

Advisors must weigh benefits and real dangers before offering this hot new tax play If you're a financial advisor, odds are that some of your clients have heard of qualified opportunity zone funds. Here's what you should know before recommending this tax-advantaged real estate strategy....
17:26 2019-05-28

Trump immigration proposal may mean sick kids lose health benefits A Trump administration proposal to increase the odds that immigrants will be deemed "public charges" ineligible for government health benefits may result in millions of kids becoming uninsured, a study suggests....
03:39 2019-07-02

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers in high school, while offering two to three free ...
07:26 2019-06-04

More walking may bring long-term cardiovascular benefits to older adults People between ages 45 and 75 who measured how much they walk with a pedometer increased their physical activity over time and decreased their risk of heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular events....
20:26 2019-06-27

How Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would increase Social Security benefits Biden, who is currently leading in the polls, wants to change Social Security to prevent the eldest workers from running out of money and the the poorest from retiring into poverty. To do that, the plan calls for raising taxes on high earners....
19:13 2019-07-31

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable position....
19:39 2019-07-02

Employee health benefits' costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says The total cost of worker health benefits is expected to top $15,000 per employee, according to the National Business Group on Health annual survey of nearly 150 of the nation's largest employers....
19:00 2019-08-13

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of a higher minimum wage....
20:39 2019-07-08

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are 'pretty hokey' "The idea that you can put it in dog food and it's going to calm your dog ... I think that's pretty hokey," former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says....
02:39 2019-06-18

Safed Jamun: Health Benefits And Nutrition Facts About This Lesser Known Fruit Safed jamun is better known by a plethora of English names including wax apple, love apple, java apple, Semarang rose-apple and wax jambu. Here's all you need to know about this fruit!...
15:39 2019-06-18

Consider survivor benefits, life expectancy when collecting Social Security checks Not everyone's an expert on Social Security. But planning ahead and understanding survivor benefits can avoid budget disaster after a spouse's death.       ...
17:39 2019-08-07

About 150 Baycrest Hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employee benefits Approximately 150 people were let go through a combination of terminations and resignations following an audit into the alleged misuse of employee benefits, Baycrest said....
18:26 2019-07-11

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
17:52 2019-05-26

Honey, I shrunk the MRE: Troops say the Army's new tiny meals could yield big benefits Army scientists have developed a method to shrink down a soldier's portable rations to one-third their normal size, which troops say could yield big benefits....
03:13 2019-08-10

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
20:13 2019-06-06

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise in parts of Appalachia....
13:13 2019-07-23

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to sunscreen....
22:00 2019-08-01

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was passed by Lok Sabha on Friday with the Centre......
19:26 2019-08-02

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Pizza Hut resuscitates ’80s logo in grab for sweet, sweet nostalgia dollars Keeping things fresh in the food industry is no easy task, even for a relatively new establishment. For Pizza Hut, which has been slinging affordable, cheese-heavy pies for over 60 years now, there’s a delicate balance to strike between changing things up enough to stay relevant and making sure to n...
03:26 2019-06-22

This Social Security rule cuts public workers' benefits. Politicians want to change that Teachers, firefighters and police officers who are eligible for pensions and Social Security may receive reduced retirement benefits. Some lawmakers want to overhaul that rule....
09:26 2019-08-06

Rumors of Trump green card rule impacts benefits for immigrant families ‘Public charge rule’ won’t block green cards for those using public benefits, but misinformation has already caused disruptionWhen rumors that the Trump administration would block immigrants using public benefits from getting green cards began in late 2017, an HIV positive woman visited the African ...
15:26 2019-08-16

California becomes 1st state to give taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., signed a bill into law on Tuesday making young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and younger regardless of their immigration status....
04:39 2019-07-10

Exclusive: Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business - sources U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp is exploring a sale of its group benefits insurance business, which could be valued at as much as $6 billion, four people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-08-20

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found that the provision meant for the needy was being......
13:00 2019-07-07

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
16:39 2019-07-19

Chickpea Nutrition: Health Benefits Of The Protein-Rich Desi Favourite Chana Chickpea Nutrition: The humble safed chana or chhola that Indians have grown up loving has a nutritional profile that seems to have been tailor-made for fitness freaks....
18:52 2019-06-02

Iran passes 300 kg limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. The amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
15:00 2019-07-01

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
14:26 2019-07-11

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
06:00 2019-06-28

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
03:00 2019-05-30

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
03:26 2019-06-04

MLB roundup: Pujols passes Beltre in Angels' win Albert Pujols drove in three runs, and Dillon Peters pitched six solid innings to help the Los Angeles Angels post a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in the finale of a three-game series in Anaheim, Calif....
14:13 2019-08-16

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
23:26 2019-07-02

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
15:13 2019-06-12

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
04:26 2019-05-24

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover more of Europe; it covered 21 countries, including...
08:52 2019-06-22

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which puts an emphasis on creating a "player-first experi...
15:26 2019-06-23

Grab your change! Travelers left TSA almost $1 million in inadvertent 'tips' last year According to a new report from TSA, during fiscal year 2018, travelers left $960,105 in the plastic bins at airport checkpoints around the country.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delivery method that uses technology to monitor patient ...
01:00 2019-06-06

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
04:00 2019-07-12

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its highest position in the sky, giving the longest perio...
01:39 2019-06-17

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
08:52 2019-06-04

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients a fatal dose...
06:39 2019-06-05

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
02:00 2019-06-13

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
21:52 2019-06-21

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00 2019-08-17

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on supporters to surround government headquarters if their d...
12:52 2019-06-20

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

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
22:26 2019-05-23

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a debt crisis this fall and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30. The vote was 67-28, with a majority of Senate Republicans supp...
00:00 2019-08-04

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:26 2019-05-23

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
21:26 2019-05-23

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
14:26 2019-07-19

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
22:13 2019-06-11

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

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
19:00 2019-06-27

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
22:39 2019-05-22

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

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
23:52 2019-08-05

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
22:39 2019-07-01

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
22:26 2019-07-23

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
03:26 2019-07-14

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
11:26 2019-07-17

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
19:39 2019-05-23

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
04:00 2019-06-12

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake phone ...
21:26 2019-05-23

Clayton Kershaw passes Sandy Koufax in one key milestone LOS ANGELES — Rookie Will Smith hit his first career grand slam, and Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax on the Dodgers’ career strikeouts list while throwing six strong innings in Los Angeles’ 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night. Cody Bellinger hit his first homer in...
09:39 2019-08-02

Opinion: US women's soccer reaping benefits of what England started with coach Jill Ellis The U.S. women's World Cup team on Tuesday will face England, where coach Jill Ellis was born and fell in love with soccer.       ...
13:52 2019-07-01

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:39 2019-06-06

California Dems agree to full health benefits for many low-income illegal immigrants, in swipe at Trump In a stance to distance itself from President Trump’s administration, California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits....
08:52 2019-06-10

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits....
06:39 2019-07-19

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
03:39 2019-05-24

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
23:39 2019-07-18

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor......
19:52 2019-07-31

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender in tests administered by the U.S. central bank that measure banks' ability to weather a major economic downturn....
23:13 2019-06-27

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
17:13 2019-06-05

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
20:01 2019-05-21

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
04:13 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
00:00 2019-05-23

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
22:26 2019-07-12

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act......
10:00 2019-07-25

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it’s declared a work of art.The venerable Samsung...
20:52 2019-05-22

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
23:13 2019-06-27

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
14:26 2019-07-08

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
04:13 2019-06-04

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
05:39 2019-07-21

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Entert...
12:39 2019-07-24

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6m short of the 2020 target.The government-owned co...
23:39 2019-07-23

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump for signing into law....
01:39 2019-06-04

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-related ...
22:01 2019-07-12

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
20:13 2019-07-24

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applauded and whooped in a U.N. conference hall after the ...
16:39 2019-06-21

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that would target legal immigrants for needing government benefits....
19:52 2019-08-12

Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally. The post Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally appeared first on LEX18.co...
03:00 2019-06-10

Senate passes bipartisan budget deal hailed by Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan budget package Thursday that was hailed by President Trump but sharply criticized by fiscal hawks in his own party. Defense spending will see a $22 billion bump in the next fiscal year — up to $738 billion — and increase to $740.5 million the following yea...
22:13 2019-08-01

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
05:13 2019-06-18

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
04:39 2019-05-30

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
20:00 2019-08-01

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
06:13 2019-06-28

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-07

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
11:00 2019-07-02

NAACP passes resolution calling for impeachment of President Donald Trump Members of one of the United States' largest and best-known civil rights groups, the NAACP, have unanimously voted in favor of impeachment for President Donald Trump....
13:52 2019-07-24

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
04:39 2019-06-28

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s fate is uncertain the state Senate. Gov. Andrew ...
04:26 2019-06-13

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
07:39 2019-08-07

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
22:13 2019-08-01

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
22:52 2019-07-31

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
05:13 2019-05-22

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans....
20:13 2019-08-01

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
12:39 2019-06-21

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic was not allowed to wear his hat on court on Friday but taking away his crown is going to be a far harder task. The defending champion faced his first significant test agai...
23:52 2019-07-05

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
19:52 2019-07-12

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
20:13 2019-07-18

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
02:13 2019-07-19

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunday. The 24-year-old slugger entered the day second ...
23:13 2019-06-23

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:52 2019-07-19

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The vote came after Democrat...
22:39 2019-07-23

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress Chief As Jallianwala Trustee Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, amid vociferous protests from the party members who later......
21:13 2019-08-02

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Friday.The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency sp...
22:39 2019-06-27

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events, Ducati racer Carlin Dunne had a fatal crash at the......
14:26 2019-07-01

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
04:26 2019-05-23

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course....
21:39 2019-07-22

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
23:52 2019-06-27

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
07:26 2019-06-05

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
17:00 2019-07-02

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
18:26 2019-07-02

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
03:52 2019-06-28

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private data, paral......
09:13 2019-05-31

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
20:26 2019-06-27

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
01:00 2019-05-30

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
18:26 2019-06-01

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spending cuts to domestic and military funding....
04:52 2019-08-02

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the radar....
00:13 2019-05-30

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
04:13 2019-06-28

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
21:52 2019-07-02

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of N...
23:26 2019-05-22

Watch: Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic passes to himself for bicycle kick goal Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic displayed why he is one of the best players in MLS with a juggling bicycle kick goal during a loss to the New England Revolution....
15:39 2019-06-03

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
20:26 2019-06-12

Grab tissues: Kodi Lee gets tears and the golden buzzer on 'America's Got Talent' See pianist and singer Kodi Lee move new "America's Got Talent" judge Gabrielle Union so much that she hit the golden buzzer on the Season 14 premiere        ...
23:26 2019-05-29

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
20:52 2019-07-18

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety requirements while also jacking up fines and penalties fo...
00:52 2019-06-07

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
16:52 2019-05-30

Traveller24.com | Brexit woes: Europe's Interrail passes to Britain will come to a halt in 2020 European travellers will be unable to use Interrail passes in Britain from next year, in a blow to the decades-old scheme beloved of backpackers, train firms said on Wednesday....
17:39 2019-08-09

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
21:39 2019-07-12

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
20:39 2019-06-12

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
22:39 2019-06-30