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Alyssa Milano praises meeting with Ted Cruz, says she's 'cautiously optimistic' for gun reform

Actress/activist Alyssa Milano expressed that she was "cautiously optimistic" after her sitdown with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Tuesday to discuss gun violence. ...

Alyssa Milano praises meeting with Ted Cruz, says she's 'cautiously optimistic' for gun reform

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Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career' Alyssa Milano, 46, revealed in the latest episode of her podcast this week that she made the “devastating” decision to have two abortions while in a serious relationship in 1993....
11:52 2019-08-21

The Strange Political Ascent of Alyssa Milano On April 21, 2010, Us Weekly ran an article that was simply titled: “Alyssa Milano: She’s Back!” The actor had spent the years since Charmed ended in a familiar post-network-series purgatory, taking bit parts in sitcoms and doing TV movies. She wore a cabbage dress for PETA and wrote blogs for MLB.c...
22:13 2019-08-06

Alyssa Milano revealed she had 2 abortions after getting pregnant while on birth control Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Actress Alyssa Milano talked about two abortions she had when she was in her 20s during an episode of her podcast "Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry." Milano was using birth control both times she got pregnant. While various forms of birth control are ve...
02:13 2019-08-22

Actress Alyssa Milano holds off on 2020 presidential endorsement WASHINGTON – Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she’s “playing the field” when it comes to 2020 Democratic candidates and isn’t ready to settle down and endorse anyone – despite her friendship with former Vice President Joe Biden. “To be honest with you, I really feel like I’m datin...
09:26 2019-06-19

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more.        ...
20:26 2019-06-12

Trump 2020 press secretary: Alyssa Milano 'doesn't matter' Trump 2020 national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany lashed out at actress and activist Alyssa Milano on Friday, saying that everyday women "tune out" the Trump critic and that Hollywood's opinions on political issues are irrelevant....
06:52 2019-06-29

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
21:26 2019-07-17

Jon Voight responds to Alyssa Milano attack: 'Ignorance doesn't scare me' Actor Jon Voight said Friday on "Fox & Friends" it will be an honor to attend the Rally for Freedom" alongside Gold Star families in our nation's capital on July 4th. ...
18:26 2019-06-28

Alyssa Milano raises eyebrows after announcing which candidate's fundraiser she'll be attending Actress and political activist Alyssa Milano raised some eyebrows on Tuesday evening after she announced she'd be attending her first fundraiser of the 2020 election cycle. ...
12:39 2019-07-17

Alyssa Milano defends attending fundraiser for presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Alyssa Milano raised eyebrows by announcing her plans to attend a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.        ...
08:13 2019-07-18

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson hits back at Alyssa Milano's abortion 'lie' New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson hit back at actress Alyssa Milano who had said anti-abortion laws would affect women of color the most....
18:00 2019-05-28

Michael Avenatti labels Alyssa Milano a 'disgusting hypocrite' after tweet about his November arrest Attorney Michael Avenatti blasted actress Alyssa Milano on Twitter Monday afternoon in response to a tweet she issued about his arrest for domestic violence last year....
22:39 2019-06-17

Alyssa Milano helped convince Biden to change stance on Hyde Amendment: report Former Vice President Joe Biden flipped his stance on the Hyde Amendment — which bans the use of federal funds to pay for abortions — after his campaign spoke with actress-turned-activist Alyssa Milano, according to a report....
12:39 2019-06-09

Alyssa Milano tweets images comparing Mike Pence to Holocaust architect Heinrich Himmler Actress Alyssa Milano continued to attack the Trump administration Saturday when she suggested that Vice President Mike Pence's Friday visit to a migrant detention center in Texas was similar to Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler visiting a Soviet POW camp....
05:13 2019-07-14

Alyssa Milano reveals she had two abortions in 1993 within months: 'It was my choice' Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is opening up about her past experience with abortion in protest of restrictive laws.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
16:52 2019-08-09

Cam Newton suffers mid-foot sprain, Panthers 'cautiously optimistic' on Week 1 return Cam Newton made an early exit Thursday night against the Patriots, but the Panthers are hopeful their QB will be healed in time for Week 1.       ...
20:26 2019-08-23

Alyssa Milano reveals she had 2 abortions in 1993, 'wasn't equipped to be a mother' Alyssa Milano revealed she had two abortions in 1993. Milano said she was taking birth control at the time and "not ready to be a parent."        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
01:00 2019-05-31

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
04:00 2019-07-01

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
13:39 2019-06-30

Biofuel reform plan criticized by U.S. agricultural groups ahead of Trump meeting: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans the administration had for presenting the proposal to President Donald Trump....
20:13 2019-09-06

The Royals Are Being Sold, And Their Fans Should Be Cautiously Thrilled Baseball, for all its supposed problems, must still be a pretty good business to be in. Prior to the Marlins’ sale two years ago, an MLB franchise hadn’t gone on the market since 2012. But the Kansas City Royals are now on the block, with owner David Glass reportedly in advanced negotiations to sell...
19:13 2019-08-28

Qatar 'cautiously following' recent developments in Strait of Hormuz Qatar said on Sunday it was "cautiously following" recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz and incidents affecting regional and international shipping lines....
04:13 2019-07-22

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
03:13 2019-06-04

Farmers react cautiously to China excluding soy, pork from new tariffs Soy and pork prices jumped Friday after China announced it would exclude those commodities from its latest round of tariff escalations, but farmers say it's too soon to celebrate....
22:00 2019-09-13

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed after a failed summit with President Trump made him look bad. “We’re doing our best to check it out. I don’t have anything else to add to that today,” Pomp...
04:39 2019-06-01

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congress last week, but a related topic looms even larger on the chairman’s plate. In the coming weeks, Powell will have to determine what role the Fed itself...
02:13 2019-07-16

Nikkei drops as investors cautiously await G20; cyclical stocks fall Japan's Nikkei fell on Friday as investors turned cautious ahead of much awaited talks between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the G20 summit, with cyclical shares sliding on profit-taking before the weekend....
07:13 2019-06-28

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil prices dipped as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns....
09:13 2019-06-18

Dow futures cautiously lower as investors look ahead to US-China talks next week U.S. stock index futures were cautiously lower on Wednesday morning as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade links and monitored corporate earnings....
11:26 2019-07-24

USWNT star you need to know: Alyssa Naeher SportsPulse: She's tasked with replacing Hope Solo and she's up for the task in net. Her name is Alyssa Naeher and she's a start you need to know on the USWNT this summer.        ...
15:39 2019-06-07

NHL players A.J. Greer, Sonny Milano arrested in NYC brawl A pair of hot-headed pro hockey players dropped the gloves inside their Greenwich Village apartment early Sunday, beating up an acquaintance in a spat over a four-figure club tab, cops and police sources told The Post. Sonny Milano, a forward with the Columbus Blue Jackets, and A.J. Greer, a winger ...
22:39 2019-07-07

NHL players Sonny Milano, A.J. Greer in court after NYC club tab brawl A pair of NHL players found out Wednesday what a real penalty box feels like. A pair of hotheaded hockey players who allegedly pummeled a pal inside a Greenwich Village apartment in a melee over an inflated club tab were arraigned in Manhattan court. Frank “Sonny” Milano, a forward with the Columbus...
00:52 2019-09-05

Alyssa Naeher’s amazing saves keep USWNT in World Cup Alyssa Naeher just went from the biggest question mark on the United States women’s national team to the biggest reason they are moving on to the World Cup final. Naeher, the heavily scrutinized longtime understudy to Hope Solo, preserved Team USA’s tense 2-1 semifinal victory over Engla...
00:13 2019-07-03

Alyssa Naeher has banished the ghost of Hope Solo from Team USA There was a tense look on United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher’s face as she gripped the ball close to her chest, just off the goal line, late Tuesday in Stade de Lyon. England’s Steph Houghton threw her hands up and down in frustration from the penalty spot as Naeher stood up with what could have...
03:13 2019-07-04

Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 on Saturday night in the WNBA season-opener for both teams. Washington was missing Elena Delle Donne, who sat out the opener wit...
09:26 2019-05-26

Pro hockey players Sonny Milano, A.J. Greer arrested on assault charges in New York Sonny Milano (Blue Jackets) and A.J. Greer (Avalanche) were arrested on assault charges Sunday morning in NYC, according to NYPD Detective Ahmed Nasser.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

'Act of war': Mattis says Obama's inept response to Cafe Milano bomb plot 'emboldened' Iran Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he predicted years ago that Iran would escalate its provocations against the United States — and he partly blames the Obama administration’s anemic reaction to an Iranian plot to bomb a restaurant in Washington, D.C....
16:52 2019-09-04

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher makes a statement with penalty save to preserve US win at World Cup Alyssa Naeher, who has been ruthlessly compared to predecessors Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, saved the USWNT in the semifinals vs. England.       ...
05:26 2019-07-03

Alyssa Thomas Couldn't Lift Her Arms Above Her Head, But She Carried A Team To Victory The Connecticut Sun left the first game of their best-of-five semifinals series against the Los Angeles Sparks Tuesday night not only with a 84-75 win, but also with a narratively sweet one. For a season, the No. 2 Sun have felt like the WNBA’s most underrated team, beloved by their women’s basketba...
17:26 2019-09-18

Gruden 'optimistic' on AB's progress after drills Raiders coach Jon Gruden said it was "encouraging" to see Antonio Brown run routes and catch passes before the Raiders' preseason game Thursday night, adding that he's "optimistic after what I saw tonight."...
13:00 2019-08-16

How to be more optimistic – and possibly live longer People who look on the bright side are more likely to live longer, says a new study. But how can you make your outlook more positive?A new study has suggested that optimistic people are more likely to live longer, although this won’t come as any surprise to those who are more prone to negative thoug...
05:26 2019-08-28

Why IFM Investors remains 'optimistic' on US infrastructure Brett Himbury of IFM Investors says he is optimistic that, over time, there will be policy in the U.S. that invests "more substantially" in the infrastructure needs in America....
12:13 2019-06-06

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and White House....
14:26 2019-06-01

Peru coach says his team is optimistic for the future Coach Ricardo Gareca says his Peru team has reason to be optimistic about its future despite losing the Copa América final to host Brazil       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Cameron Maybin optimistic he won’t be away from Yankees long Cameron Maybin stayed on the roster after Aaron Judge’s return, but went down with a strained left calf Friday and was put on the 10-day injured list Sunday. “I wouldn’t say I’m frustrated,’’ Maybin said. “I’m more bummed out about the situation. But it happened and I’ve got to take care of it and g...
05:00 2019-06-24

EU's Barnier 'not optimistic' about avoiding no-deal Brexit The European Union's top Brexit negotiator has said he is not optimistic about avoiding a no-deal scenario as he cannot meet Britain's demands to scrap the Irish backstop....
06:39 2019-09-01

FCA dealers optimistic on prospects of a Renault tie-up — especially for electrification For dealers and employees, the prospect of another merger isn't surprising, and many are optimistic about what it could mean for them. But bad memories of DaimlerChrysler linger....
08:00 2019-06-03

Don't be too optimistic that trade talks will progress at G-20: Cramer "I do expect our stock market to be hammered if nothing positive comes of this G-20 meeting ... the most likely outcome is nothing happens," Jim Cramer says....
00:52 2019-06-19

Oz Minerals chief: I'm quite optimistic on the copper market Andrew Cole of Oz Minerals says it's an exciting time to be growing in the copper supply market given the push toward new technology and renewable energy that is very dependent on copper....
20:26 2019-08-28

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it having been stalled for months in the Democratic-led House....
22:26 2019-06-17

U.K.'s Johnson More Optimistic About Avoiding No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he felt more optimistic about achieving a Brexit deal after spending most of the past week touring Europe, meeting leaders and pitching altered terms for the divorce agreement....
09:39 2019-08-27

UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
14:52 2019-09-15

‘I Thought I Was Meeting a Nerd:’ Michelle Obama Shares Her First Time Meeting Barack Obama Like I’ve said before, the America in which I reside is currently single and is using this time to rediscover itself after the Obamas’ departure from the blackest administration in history....
03:26 2019-07-08

Yemen: UN Envoy ‘guilty’ of optimistic hope that war is ‘nearing the end’ With Yemen once again at a “crucial moment” the UN Special Envoy trying to facilitate peace there told Security Council members on Thursday that despite the dangers of being over optimistic, he could not help thinking the country could finally be “nearing the end of its war.”...
20:00 2019-07-18

EU's Tusk 'more cautious than optimistic' on top jobs deal on Thursday European Council President Donald Tusk said he was "more cautious than optimistic" that a deal on the European Union's top jobs can be achieved between 28 national leaders of the bloc convening in Brussels on Thursday....
19:13 2019-06-20

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
04:00 2019-08-20

Super Cruise rollout slow, but Cadillac is optimistic GM executives didn't make the decision to put the Super Cruise rollout into high gear until June 2018, two months after the company ousted Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen....
06:52 2019-09-09

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair and allow the worst to happen, the novelist John Lanchester has said. Lanchester’s new book is a d...
00:13 2019-05-28

S&P says Mexican government's 2020 growth forecast likely too optimistic S&P Global Ratings views the Mexican government's 2020 economic growth forecast of 1.5% to 2.5% as too optimistic, the credit rating agency said in a statement on Friday....
15:13 2019-09-14

UAE aviation authority not optimistic Boeing 737 MAX will return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations in the fourth quarter of this year and it was more likely to be in the first quarter of 2020....
10:26 2019-09-15

Exclusive: Nissan optimistic about FCA partnership, but wants right terms, source says Nissan Motor Co is optimistic about partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), as long as it can protect the ownership of technology developed over two decades of working with Renault, a senior executive told Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-03

‘I Don’t Think We’re Having a Recession.’ Trump Offers an Optimistic Outlook for the Economy (BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as h...
06:52 2019-08-19

Wizz Air optimistic for year ahead after solid results Low cost carrier Wizz Air said it was optimistic for the year ahead and would grow its net profit after delivering solid results on Friday, saying it was well-placed to navigate an environment of higher fuel costs....
09:26 2019-05-31

Honda optimistic latest engine spec can now last seven F1 races Honda is optimistic its latest Formula 1 engine is capable of lasting seven grands prix, which would mark an important step in its bid to produce a title-challenging product...
16:26 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
10:52 2019-09-15

EU's Barnier not optimistic about avoiding a no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph The European Union's top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he was not optimistic about avoiding a no-deal scenario as the EU could not meet Britain's demands that the backstop for the Irish border is removed from the withdrawal agreement....
01:52 2019-09-01

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
12:26 2019-06-21

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
01:13 2019-05-28

Bolton administrator optimistic of saving club as liquidation looms • Deal to sell League One club collapsed on Saturday• Talks with potential buyers ongoing prior to 5pm deadlineBolton administrator Paul Appleton says the future of the club “is still in doubt” but hopes there will be a “positive outcome” before Tuesday’s 5pm deadline set by the English Football Lea...
17:39 2019-08-27

West Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before further enlargement....
17:52 2019-07-05

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before further enlargement....
23:13 2019-07-05

Optimistic Senator Holding Out Hope That Trump Could Still Come Around on Passing New Gun Laws Sen. Chris Murphy has been one of the strongest proponents of gun law reform in the Senate for years, working tirelessly to break through the brick wall of Republican obstinacy to make actual progress that could save lives. Donald Trump has been, well, the exact opposite of that....
11:13 2019-08-24

Incoming Codelco CEO 'optimistic' about long-term copper price The incoming CEO of Chile's state copper miner Codelco is "optimistic" about the red metal's long-term market price despite the global volatility caused by the U.S.-China trade war....
22:13 2019-08-14

Webasto chief 'optimistic' about tough 2020 goal despite sales dip The German supplier aims to increase annual sales to $5.6 billion by 2020 despite the end of an eight-year growth spurt last year. Webasto Chairman Holger Engelmann discussed the challenge and more with Automotive News Europe....
17:13 2019-07-12

Outgoing Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany optimistic for football national titles to come Jim Delany's final day as Big Ten commissioner will be Jan. 1. As he departs after 30 years, Delany is optimistic the league will win national titles.       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

West Ham optimistic Sébastien Haller will join from Eintracht Frankfurt • West Ham need striker reinforcements after departures• Frenchman has scored 33 goals in 77 Bundesliga gamesWest Ham are increasingly confident of signing Sébastien Haller after holding positive talks with Eintracht Frankfurt on Monday.Manuel Pellegrini is desperate for a new striker after allowing...
02:00 2019-07-16

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher isn't Hope Solo, but that's not necessarily a bad thing Alyssa Naeher is following in famous footsteps as she takes over in goal of the U.S. women at the World Cup in France.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Emotional Dean Smith optimistic about Aston Villa’s future after Wembley win • Smith took over as manager in October• ‘It feels right Villa are in the Premier League’A mixture of euphoria and optimism swept through Aston Villa as Dean Smith claimed they are back where they belong after winning promotion to the Premier League, and Nassef Sawiris, the club’s co-owner, said the...
01:39 2019-05-28

UPDATE 4-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump, optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
21:26 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
19:13 2019-06-13

Wall Street nears record as mood on trade again turns optimistic Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
00:26 2019-06-19

Cameron Mathison Says He's Feeling ''Grateful and Optimistic'' After Renal Cancer Diagnosis Hallmark channel host Cameron Mathison is thinking positively and feeling "grateful" during this time. On Monday, the 50-year-old star shared the unfortunate news that he's......
02:52 2019-09-11

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials are meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C., for their ...
03:39 2019-06-07

JP Morgan predicts US-China truce will keep investors optimistic for a couple months Jing Ulrich of J.P. Morgan Chase says agreement between the U.S. and China to hold off on more tariffs has temporarily removed one uncertainty facing the global economy....
09:39 2019-07-01

Ted Cruz Can't Stop Creeping on AOC Ted Cruz is many things: a coward, a weird guy, and the single largest individual purchaser of soup in the Western Hemisphere. He is also, apparently, a Reply Guy, especially to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:26 2019-06-13

AOC: Excited to work with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she is "extraordinarily excited" to work with an ideological opposite, Sen. Ted Cruz, confirming that friendly Twitter talk between the two was more than just for show.Speaking on ABC News' "This Week," the New York Democrat said her team has been in communication ...
21:26 2019-06-16

Trump touts border wall progress, optimistic after recent court victories President Trump on Wednesday expressed optimism in his effort to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and said recent court victories will help pave a way around “obstructionist Democrats.”...
09:13 2019-09-12

Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein optimistic Ben Zobrist will return amid divorce The Chicago Cubs haven’t been sure whether Ben Zobrist would return this season, but president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was optimistic Thursday about the possibility of his return....
22:39 2019-06-17

Trump says he's optimistic about trade deal with Chinese President Xi, in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump expressed optimism about a possible trade deal between his administration and Chinese President Xi, during an interview with Tucker Carlson, set to air on Fox News Monday night. ...
04:39 2019-07-01

Wall St. rises as mood on trade again turns optimistic, nears record high Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
22:00 2019-06-18

Ben Whittaker is gunning for Julio La Cruz Ben Whittaker sets himself a challenge, to take on the very best in the sport The post Ben Whittaker is gunning for Julio La Cruz appeared first on Boxing News....
00:52 2019-08-27

Ted Cruz Has a Genius Plan to Take Down Antifa Texas Sen. Ted Cruz must have thought he was doing a very big politic today when he posted a clip to Twitter of himself asking the FBI director if he would investigate the notoriously well-organized and highly documented criminal enterprise that is antifa....
00:13 2019-07-24

Ted Cruz Simply Can't Stop Embarrassing Himself By most accounts, CNN’s marathon climate change town hall on Wednesday was a decidedly mixed bag. Elizabeth Warren did pretty well. Joe Biden...not so much. Beto O’Rourke, who is still running for president I guess, was there too, and shared an appropriately disheartening anecdote about his son pre...
04:39 2019-09-06

Jay Gruden optimistic, but Redskins' murky standoff with Trent Williams looms over camp Perennial Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is digging in on his holdout, leaving plenty of uncertainty for a Redskins team in a tough spot.       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Watch: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg optimistic after cancer treatment Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a crowd Saturday at the Library of Congress in Washington that she is on her way "to being very well" following treatment for pancreatic cancer earlier this month....
03:00 2019-09-01

Ted Cruz will oppose Trump's judicial nominee Sen. Ted Cruz will oppose President Donald Trump’s nominee for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Halil Suleyman “Sul” Ozerden, a major setback for the embattled nomination. Cruz (R-Texas) has informed the White House and colleagues this week that he will oppose Ozerden, according to three people fam...
21:39 2019-09-12

Cruz slams anti-gun execs: ‘Oh so brave’ Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ripped “oh so brave” corporate executives demanding gun control, calling them ill-informed on guns and more interested in playing politics....
20:52 2019-09-12

Cruz, Kepler hit 2 HRs, Twins beat White Sox 10-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler each hit two home runs, Miguel Sano went deep, and Michael Pineda threw six solid innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 10-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Cruz hit a pair of two-run homers, connecting against Ivan Nova (3-7) in the first...
05:39 2019-06-30

Twins' Cruz hits 3 HRs for second time in 10 days Nelson Cruz hit three home runs in a game for the second time in 10 days, powering the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins over the Kansas City Royals 11-3 on Saturday night....
07:26 2019-08-04

Is the American dream dead? Middle-class families aren't so optimistic, report finds Middle-class Americans are less optimistic about their economic prospects, according to a new report from CUNA Mutual Group.       ...
17:26 2019-07-16

Santa Cruz river now flowing at 1.5K gallons per minute TUCSON – Water recently started flowing again in the Santa Cruz River. It is part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the City of Tucson launched in June. On Tuesday, Tucson Water said they are now “experimenting with lower flows to manage how far the surface water travels down the river c...
23:52 2019-07-03

Take a look inside the doomed Santa Cruz boat Conception Newly published video shows the layout of the tragic California dive boat Conception, including the lower decks where 34 people were trapped as the watercraft went up in flames. The below decks were packed floor-to-ceiling with bed bunks stacked three on top of one another, according to the footage,...
02:52 2019-09-04

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pass legislation targetin...
06:26 2019-05-31

Who's hotter than Yuli Gurriel and Nelson Cruz? Pretty much no one Over the last six weeks or so, who are baseball's best hitters? Not Mike Trout, Christian Yelich or Cody Bellinger. Try this pair of overlooked veterans....
11:00 2019-08-08

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don’t have “commonsense gun legislation” in place....
18:52 2019-09-03

AOC and Ted Cruz find more common ground, could 'team up' on another issue Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, offered again to team up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to make birth control available as an over-the-counter medication....
20:13 2019-06-12

Ted Cruz warns Texas will be 'hotly contested' in 2020 Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding the alarm on Texas. During a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on Thursday, Cruz warned that Texas will be “hotly contested” in 2020. He said that while he had confidence his colleague Republican Sen. John Cornyn and President Donald Trump would win the state, both wil...
21:39 2019-09-12

Cruz hits 3 HRs for 2nd time in 10 days, Twins beat KC 11-3 Nelson Cruz hit three of the Minnesota Twins' five home runs in an 11-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals       ...
13:39 2019-08-04

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth control legal. The Texas Republican was responding to a tweet from the Democratic darling that read: “Psst! ...
07:00 2019-06-13

Ted Cruz teases future White House bid: 'I hope to run again' Sen. Ted Cruz, a runner-up in the 2016 Republican primary, said he hopes to launch another White House bid in the future, calling his previous campaign "the most fun I've ever had."...
00:52 2019-09-14

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
04:26 2019-05-26

Teen with same name as Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz wants to change it SUNRISE, Fla. — A Florida teenager wants to change his name because he shares it with the defendant charged in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre. The mother of Nikolas Marciel Cruz told the South Florida Sun Sentinel her 18-year-old son got tired of being confused with Nikolas Jacob ...
17:26 2019-08-02

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
22:52 2019-07-18

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative have common ground — including easier access to bir...
00:13 2019-06-14

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 before joining Minnesota as a free agent, homered i...
23:39 2019-06-13

Ocasio-Cortez speaks about her ‘super bizarre’ alliance with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called her potential alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz “super bizarre, really weird” and blasted Joe Biden’s progressive cred. Staff for Ocasio-Cortez in Cruz are discussing a potential bill that would block Congress members from becoming lobbyists when they leave offic...
18:00 2019-06-07

Dedicating stadium at Pueblo to Coach Curly Santa Cruz TUCSON – Longtime coach, teacher and mentor Saturnino “Curly” Santa Cruz was on hand to see his alma mater Pueblo High School dedicate the stadium to -him-. Here’s more from the all-around atmosphere at the high school football game between Pueblo and Cholla: It’s FRIDAY FOO...
00:26 2019-09-15

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Crowder, a man whose years-long campaign of harassmen...
02:26 2019-06-07

‘No escape’ in tragic Santa Cruz Island boat fire A holiday diving trip off the coast of Southern California turned into a nightmare early Monday when fire broke out aboard a boat just 20 yards from shore, killing up to 34 people trapped below deck, officials said. As the 79-foot Conception’s captain and four colleagues jumped overboard off Santa C...
08:39 2019-09-03

Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic artist, dies in Paris at 95 Carlos Cruz-Diez, a Venezuelan artist who shaped the field of kinetic and optical art during the 20th century, died in Paris on Saturday, his foundation said on its website on Sunday. He was 95....
19:39 2019-07-31

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesman said....
00:26 2019-06-14

Cruz homers in 4th straight game, Twins trounce Tigers 12-2 DETROIT (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Minnesota Twins connected four times in all Sunday to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario also connected for the Twins. Minnesota hit eight homers while winning two of three in Detroit. The ...
23:26 2019-06-09

NFL star Victor Cruz scores with stylish finds for fall After a storied career with the NY Giants, NFL legend and Super Bowl winner Victor Cruz is trading pigskin for fine Italian threads. The 32-year-old former wide receiver and current co-host of the Giants Pre- and Post-Game Day show is now stunting as Ermenegildo Zegna’s newest celebrity ambassador. ...
17:26 2019-09-18

Doomed Santa Cruz boat had reputation for being safe: former passengers The doomed Santa Cruz dive boat appeared to be well-equipped for fire emergencies, deepening the mystery of how it turned into a deathbed for 34 sleeping passengers. “Of all the boat companies, that would be one of the ones I wouldn’t think this would happen to,” said regular passe...
17:52 2019-09-03

Ted Cruz slams Ilhan Omar over now-deleted tweet on immigration Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex, called out Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, over a deleted tweet that suggested having a merit-based immigration system would disadvantage Latino migrants....
14:13 2019-05-29

Ted Cruz questions conservative credentials of Trump judicial nominee Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said he has “significant concerns” over the judicial record of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, signaling that some Republicans may not be on board with the president’s pick. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Cruz (R-Texas)...
20:26 2019-07-17

Prosecutors want Parkland ‘shooter’ Nikolas Cruz’s medical records Prosecutors are seeking the mental health and medical records of the former student charged in last year’s massacre at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed. The prosecutors will ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday to order a psychologist and an orthopedic clinic to turn over t...
16:52 2019-05-28

Rob Lowe had been on doomed Santa Cruz diving boat ‘many times’ Actor Rob Lowe said the horrific Santa Cruz boat fire hit painfully close to home because he has been on the doomed diving boat “many times.” “My heart breaks for those onboard the Conception,” the 55-year-old star wrote on Twitter about the fire on Monday that is believed to...
17:52 2019-09-03

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
04:52 2019-07-17

Tulsi Gabbard, Ted Cruz Among 60 US Lawmakers To Attend PM Modi's Event Over 60 prominent US lawmakers, including first American-Hindu Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, will attend the "Howdy Modi!" mega diaspora event in......
02:26 2019-09-14

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit with peanut butter, what do I care? What people put in their mouths is usually none of my concern....
23:39 2019-06-06

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21:00 2019-07-19

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfriend Victor Cruz. Whether......
02:00 2019-06-14

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
00:00 2019-07-11

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline Texan who fought an ugly battle with Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was convinced the real-estate tycoon was actively ass...
10:00 2019-07-09

Watch Fred Willard square off against Ted Cruz's mythical "space pirates" One very dull silver lining of the Trump presidency is the way in which certain conservatives, who had previously worked hard over decades to brand themselves as “intelligent” Republicans, have been forced to absolutely bulldoze those already-flimsy edifices in service of appeasing the latest capric...
05:52 2019-05-23

AOC expresses optimism on 'super-bizarre' legislative alliance with Ted Cruz: 'I'm encouraged' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, shed some light on her newly-formed alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex, in hopes of tackling anti-lobbying legislation, calling their partnership "super bizarre" but expressed optimism. ...
04:13 2019-06-07

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'encouraged' by work with Ted Cruz's legislative team Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says a ban on former lawmakers becoming lobbyists, which prompted her unlikely alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz, is one step closer to becoming a reality....
19:39 2019-06-07

Sen. Cruz urges Trump administration to block China’s next UN power play Sen. Ted Cruz is calling on the Trump administration to block China from installing a controversial former head of the Hong Kong police force at the helm of a United Nations office meant to fight drug trafficking, organized crime and corruption. ...
22:26 2019-09-11

Tawnya Tretschok named Santa Cruz Valley Physician Group CEO Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital announced Tuesday that Tawnya Tretschok has been named Chief Executive Officer of the hospital’s Santa Cruz Valley Physician Group. She will manage the Santa Cruz Valley Physician Group, overseeing operations, growth strategy, physician recruitment, service-line d...
20:39 2019-08-21

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
01:13 2019-05-31

Rest of Marana firework show canceled due to fire in Santa Cruz River TUCSON- The rest of the Fourth of July fireworks show in Marana has been canceled due to a fire in the Santa Cruz River. The rest of the fireworks show has been canceled due to a fire in the river. We apologize for this inconvenience. — Town of Marana (@townofmarana) July 5, 2019 Crews are on the ...
11:13 2019-07-05

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
04:00 2019-07-13

GQ Celebrates Milan Fashion Week with Samuel L. Jackson, Karrueche, Victor Cruz, and More Milan Fashion Week is never not an excellent excuse to throw a proper shindig, so we did. Here's who turned up to celebrate the Spring/Summer 2020 show season....
14:39 2019-06-16

Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more Is Ted Cruz – the unapologetic conservative who ran for president in 2016 saying Republicans win by painting “in bold colors, not pale pastels”– making a conscious effort to expand his appeal beyond conservatives?...
17:13 2019-07-21

California: shock and grief after at least 25 killed in boat fire off Santa Cruz Island Nine people still missing after fire broke out on diving tour boatPolice say DNA testing required to identify some of the victimsA boat fire off Santa Cruz Island that left 25 people dead and nine missing sent shockwaves throughout the diving community and across California. Residents and divers sai...
19:52 2019-09-03

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
21:26 2019-07-01

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
11:26 2019-06-18

Escape routes on doomed Santa Cruz boat were blocked by fire: authorities The 34 victims trapped in a burning California tour boat were doomed from the outset, with both their escape routes blocked by fire, authorities said Tuesday, adding that they have called off the search for possible survivors. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown, asked at a press conference if t...
02:52 2019-09-04

Ted Cruz: House should respond to AOC's 'radical' squad by passing anti-Semitism resolution Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that the so-called progressive "squad" has a concerning history, calling out the "radical and extreme" positions they have taken...
19:13 2019-07-16

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, accord...
00:26 2019-08-19

Trump praises his green credentials Donald Trump played up "America's environmental leadership" ahead of the 2020 US presidential election. At the same time, he denounced the "unfair, ineffective and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord....
10:26 2019-07-09

Four bodies found, dozens missing after boat sinks off Santa Cruz Island in California Dozens of passengers have not been accounted for after a diving boat caught fire and sank near California's Santa Cruz Island.        ...
04:39 2019-09-03

Coast Guard locates 25 bodies from tragic Santa Cruz Island boat fire The Coast Guard said Monday night that a total of 25 bodies have been located from the tragic boat fire off the coast of Southern California. Authorities have recovered 20 of the bodies and discovered five more inside the Conception, a dive ship that had been on a three-day scuba diving excursion to...
08:39 2019-09-03

Lane Santa Cruz leads Tucson City Council Ward 1 race for Democratic bid TUCSON – With results pouring in, Tucson will soon determine which candidates who will represent their parties for Ward 1, Ward 2 and Ward 5 On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city’s primary election. With four candidates running, the Democrat bid fo...
16:26 2019-08-28

Ted Cruz Predicted in 2016 That Donald Trump Would Nuke Denmark If the 'Twitterer in Chief' Became President President Donald Trump announced last night that he’s postponing a trip to Denmark next month because the Prime Minister of that country wasn’t interested in selling him Greenland. The president’s decision is bizarre, to say the least, but someone did warn us this might happen. Republican Senator Te...
17:26 2019-08-21

Cruz: 'The deep state' is working overtime to salvage Obama's Iran nuclear deal Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz claimed on Tuesday that "the deep state" within the Treasury and State Departments trying to undermine the Trump administration's efforts to counter Iran....
07:39 2019-09-04

Chilling aerial footage emerges of fateful Santa Cruz boat engulfed in flames Eerie footage from a US Coast Guard chopper captured the destruction of the diving boat Conception as it burned off the coast of southern California early Monday. Smoke pours from the ravaged craft as the MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flies overhead and rescue boats frantically head toward the scene, acc...
02:52 2019-09-04

Josh Warrington EXCLUSIVE: The Leeds Warrior on Galahad, Santa Cruz and building a legacy AFTER battering Lee Selby and Carl Frampton from pillar to post in two memorable battles last year, Josh Warrington was forced to grind out a slightly uglier win over Kid Galahad last month....
20:00 2019-07-18

Cruz adds ‘context’ after Kaepernick quotes from Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth of July’ speech Sen. Ted Cruz responded Thursday night after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a passage earlier on the Fourth of July from a famous speech by Civil War-era abolitionist Frederick Douglass....
11:39 2019-07-05

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
12:13 2019-06-01

'Why not?' Former world No. 1 Andy Murray optimistic, ready to rejuvenate career A few months after pondering retirement, former world No. 1 Andy Murray is back at the Citi Open, and he's full of optimism.       ...
19:52 2019-07-31

Trump praises U.S. on World Cup success after row with captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inviting them to the White House, just days after a spat with the captain....
05:00 2019-07-09

"Best In World": Trump Praises One Of His Hotels On Twitter President Donald Trump used his official Twitter feed to tout an accolade for one of his hotels, despite claims that he has violated ethics laws by using his hotel chain for government business....
01:39 2019-09-14

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence appeared first on Boxing News....
22:00 2019-05-22

Marine biologist behind Santa Cruz Island dive company feared dead after boat fire The doomed diving boat that caught fire and sank early Monday off the coast of Southern California had been chartered by a local adventure company owned by a marine biologist — who is among the missing and feared dead. “Please pray for my sister Kristy!” wrote Brett Harmeling, brot...
08:39 2019-09-03

Ted Cruz defends Hasbro's 'Monopoly Socialism' after parody board game draws criticism online Sen. Ted Cruz came to the defense of toy-making giant Hasbro on Thursday after the company came under fire over a "Monopoly Socialism" game that takes as its slogan the phrase "Winning is for capitalists."...
16:39 2019-08-23

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
18:52 2019-06-22

Google's $2.6 billion Looker deal gets it into Santa Cruz, a beach town with lots of tech talent Looker gives Google easier access to tech talent on a remote edge of Silicon Valley, and one of the few San Francisco Bay Area locations where it has little real estate: Santa Cruz....
00:39 2019-06-11

Santa Cruz Island boat fire: dozens of people feared dead off California coast Up to 39 people were onboard a diving boat that caught fire in the early hours of the morning, and five have been confirmed rescuedUp to 34 people have been reported missing and are feared dead off the coast of southern California after a diving boat caught fire in the early hours of Monday morning,...
21:52 2019-09-02

Venice Film Festival 2019: See Brad Pitt, Kristen Stewart, Penelope Cruz on the red carpet Kristen Stewart, Brad Pitt, Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz and Timothee Chalamet were among the stars touting films at Venice Film Festival.        ...
11:00 2019-09-03

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz, claims he was hacked In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.        ...
22:52 2019-06-14

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
02:52 2019-09-14

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
18:52 2019-05-31

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
20:39 2019-06-13

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal government that’s willing to respond to this problem, there was some hope that the second-largest employer in...
23:00 2019-09-03

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can come at a steep price....
23:26 2019-08-30

Trump Praises Saudi Crown Prince for Doing 'a Spectacular Job' President Trump gave a rare endorsement to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who was shunned by most leaders at the Group of 20 summit after the murder of a prominent Saudi journalist....
07:39 2019-06-29

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
09:13 2019-05-25

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
21:00 2019-07-11

The Latest: Trump praises Powells, humorist Russell The Latest on President Donald Trump's activities on Sunday (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says retired Gen. Colin Powell and his wife, Alma, are "two people to really look up to."...
06:52 2019-06-03

Microsoft employees spent eight weeks singing their own praises Around 150 Microsoft employees and interns got together to create a musical that will surely incite different emotions in different people. Well, at least there's a joke about Windows Phone....
20:52 2019-09-09

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
03:52 2019-05-30

Trump praises Mexico for ‘huge deal’ on immigration President Trump spiked the football on his immigration agreement with Mexico and taunted his media critics with a tweetstorm that called the accord “a huge deal.” “MEXICO HAS AGREED TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT FROM OUR GREAT PATRIOT FARMERS!” he blared in an ...
19:26 2019-06-08

Cardi B praises Bernie Sanders, suggests he should have won in 2016 Rapper Cardi B threw her weight behind Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., as he sought the Democratic presidential nomination -- something she suggested the Vermont senator deserved in 2016....
20:13 2019-07-16

Hamilton praises Leclerc for 'continuously' outdoing Vettel in F1 Lewis Hamilton has praised Charles Leclerc's ability to "continuously" outperform Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari this season and thinks Formula 1's newest winner has "a lot more greatness to come"...
16:39 2019-09-02

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health services to rural communities. Director Robert Redfie...
01:13 2019-06-15

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDavid Attenborough made a surprise appearance on the final day of Glastonbury festival, thanking the crowds for helping to reduce the use of plastic at t...
17:26 2019-06-30

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
20:13 2019-08-16

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn praises and criticises Theresa May The Labour leader opens his final PMQs exchanges with Theresa May by offering some praise, but also asks whether she has any "regrets" over her record....
14:39 2019-07-24

Sachin Tendulkar Praises PM Modi's "Cricket Diplomacy", Says Thank You Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for promoting cricket after he gifted the Maldives President a bat signed by the Indian national team....
10:52 2019-06-12

Trump praises relationship with Kim Jong Un during Seoul address President Trump praised his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an address to South Korean business leaders Sunday and hinted that both men could meet later in the day at the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas. ...
06:52 2019-06-30

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued......
20:39 2019-06-18

Donald Trump praises Mohammed bin Salman for doing 'spectacular job' US president ignores media questions about murder of Jamal Khashoggi in meeting with Saudi crown prince at G20Donald Trump has praised Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying he was doing a “spectacular job” as the pair met on the sidelines of the G20 summit.“You have done a spectacu...
20:52 2019-06-29

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
03:52 2019-08-10

Watch: Jessica Chastain releases behind-the-scenes look at spy thriller '355' starring Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz and Fan Bingbing Jessica Chastain has uploaded to Instagram a behind-the-scenes look at her upcoming spy thriller film "355" that also stars Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz and Fan Bingbing....
19:39 2019-07-09

Santa Cruz boat fire: At least 8 dead and 26 missing after huge blaze sinks vessel off California coast At least eight people have died and hopes were fading for 26 people still missing after a fire raged through a dive boat anchored off Santa Cruz Island....
04:39 2019-09-03

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
17:00 2019-08-21

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be an American — ...
16:39 2019-06-29

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politicians and academics both Left and Right, have identified how state and local “licenses to work” restr...
17:26 2019-09-12

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
22:52 2019-07-17

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrimony with neighboring Eritrea and put out the welco...
12:26 2019-07-04

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, released a sweeping gun r...
10:52 2019-08-23

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an interview with CNBC Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-09

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
17:39 2019-06-10

PM Praises Amit Shah's "Extensive And Insightful" Speech On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated home minister Amit Shah for his speech in parliament today over the government's unprecedented move on Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Shah had announced the move to......
19:00 2019-08-05

Harris praises Biden's 'courage' for apology, but says there is still 'plenty of disagreement' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said Sunday that while she was happy former Vice President Joe Biden apologized for his remarks about working in the past with segregationist lawmakers, she claimed there was “plenty of disagreement” between the two 2020 presidential hopefuls....
22:13 2019-07-07

Congress Leader Praises PM Modi, Says He Adopted Gandhian Values Congress leader AP Abdullakutty has courted controversy by praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election, prompting the party to seek an......
05:13 2019-05-29

Poland praises likely new EU Commission head, eyes better ties with Brussels Poland's foreign minister praised the "non-confrontational" style of the EU's nominee to head the next European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and signalled that he looked forward to improved ties between Warsaw and Brussels on her watch....
17:39 2019-07-09

Trump praises Ivanka, Jared Kushner for role at G20 summit President Trump on Friday defended his daughter Ivanka’s role at the G20 summit in Japan, where she rubbed shoulders with world leaders and sat in on talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un despite a lack of diplomatic experience. “I thought Ivanka was amazing at the G20 and I’ll tell you the f...
21:00 2019-07-05

"Mob Lynching An Epidemic Now": Swara Bhasker Praises Letter To PM Modi Mob killings have become an "epidemic", actor Swara Bhasker on Wednesday, praising the 49 prominent public figures who have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for stronger action......
08:26 2019-07-25

Afghan Government Praises Trump Suspension of U.S.-Taliban Talks The Afghan government praised President Trump’s decision to cancel a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David and suspend U.S. negotiations with the insurgents aimed at ending the nearly 18-year war....
19:13 2019-09-08

Trump praises D-Day veterans at solemn 75th anniversary ceremony President Trump gave a touching tribute Thursday to the D-Day invasion veterans who turned the course of World War II, calling them “among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trump and other world leaders gathered in France at the Normandy American Cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, near O...
14:00 2019-06-06

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Trump said the prime minister “teed up” ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Chris Pratt Praises Tom Hiddleston Over NSFW Broadway Review Talk about a powerful performance. Tom Hiddleston's Broadway debut in Betrayal is getting a lot of buzz, but this review is certainly on another level. According to a post on the All......
23:39 2019-09-17

Trump Praises Mexico Amid Record Detention of Migrants President Trump praised Mexico’s stepped-up efforts to stop Central American migrants from reaching the U.S., saying his recent threats of tariffs on the country’s exports were bearing fruit....
07:13 2019-07-02

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Someday, years or even decades from now, at one of those celebratory reunions teams like to do, Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce with fondness about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors....
16:13 2019-08-14

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reportedly asked that developers position the button right...
11:26 2019-06-13

Moon Jae-in praises ‘civic understanding’ between South Koreans, Japanese South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the state of "mature civic relations" or people-to-people exchange between South Korea and Japan is important....
22:13 2019-08-12

"Very Professional Campaign": Omar Abdullah Praises PM, Amit Shah Election Results: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has credited Prime Minister Narendra and BJP president Amit Shah for their parties stellar performance in the Lok Sabha elections...
09:52 2019-05-23

Stormzy praises Brampton Manor Academy after terrific A-level results day UK Grime star Stormzy has lauded a London school on Twitter, following reports a huge number of successful students from the school scored highly in their A-Levels....
20:39 2019-09-02

Greenwood the real deal? Rashford praises United’s ‘frightening’ 17-year-old "Is Mason Greenwood set for a breakthrough season at Manchester United? Marcus Rashford labelled the 17-year-old as “frightening” after he scored against Leeds United in a friendly."...
12:13 2019-07-18

Trump praises Boris Johnson, but insists Theresa May could have cut Brexit deal President Trump on Monday praised ex-UK Prime Minister Theresa May — but also repeated his contention that if she had only taken his advice, she would have been able to cut a Brexit deal with the EU. “Theresa was unable to do the deal. I gave her my ideas as to doing the deal very......
02:00 2019-08-27

Alfa boss praises Giovinazzi's Monza comeback after late Spa crash Alfa Romeo Formula 1 boss Fred Vasseur has praised Antonio Giovinazzi for bouncing back from the psychological blow of his costly late Spa crash to finish ninth at Monza...
19:13 2019-09-12

"Apt As Party President": Shatrughan Sinha Praises Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who last week sat in protest when she was stopped from meeting the families of tribals killed in UP's Sonbhadra over a land dispute, has received......
21:00 2019-07-22

Joe Lieberman praises Trump's China strategy, says Biden flip-flops Former U.S. Sen. Joe Liberman praised President Trump's China strategy on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday after saying 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden may have flip-flopped on the issue. ...
20:13 2019-06-12

Donald Trump praises U.S. democracy, scorns slavery at Williamsburg, Va., event President Donald Trump exalted U.S. democracy at an event Tuesday commemorating the 400th anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly in Williamsburg, Va....
21:39 2019-07-31

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
20:13 2019-06-13

‘Younger’ star Miriam Shor praises Diana as ‘unapologetically powerful’ Miriam Shor said it is a joy to play Diana Trout on "Younger" because she is nothing like the supremely demanding and self-assured marketing executive....
10:13 2019-06-12

'View' host praises how Biden handled Gillibrand's attack: 'He put her in the ground' Former Vice President Joe Biden made "View" host Meghan McCain happy when he shut down one of his opponents who attempted to attack him over his record on supporting women....
21:00 2019-08-01

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
18:52 2019-07-12

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the best.” Pence also gave a shout-out to Presi...
22:26 2019-05-25

Khloe Kardashian Praises Ex Lamar Odom for Sharing the Depths of His Addiction Khloe Kardashian has no problem with Lamar Odom telling his truth. In this clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season, premiering Sunday, Sept. 8, the Good......
21:52 2019-08-25

Trump sings praises of American exceptionalism in elaborate July 4 salute With the Lincoln Memorial in the background and flanked on both sides by camouflaged Bradley fighting vehicles, President Trump used his “Salute to America” speech Thursday evening to praise the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces....
04:39 2019-07-05

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

Trump praises Johnson and Hunt in race to be British prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump said Boris Johnson and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt were both strong candidates to become prime minister, when he was asked about the race to succeed Theresa May....
16:39 2019-06-04

Madhya Pradesh Congress Minister Praises Narendra Modi Government Madhya Pradesh Minister Sajjan Singh Verma praised the Narendra Modi government and conveyed best wishes to it on its completion of 100 days in office during its second stint on Sunday....
21:39 2019-09-08

"May Get Justice Now": Pehlu Khan's Family Praises Fresh Probe Order Cattle trader Pehlu Khan's family was shattered by a recent decision of an Alwar court to acquit all the six men accused of killing him in 2017, but the Rajasthan government's move to constitute a......
00:13 2019-08-18

Chrystia Freeland praises ‘two brave Canadians’ detained in China since December "They are two brave Canadians who are facing a difficult situation through no fault of their own and they are conducting themselves with incredible grace and tenacity," Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor....
02:00 2019-08-10

Portland mayor praises police after 'largely peaceful' day of far-right, far-left demonstrations The mayor of Portland, Ore., said Saturday night that his city had avoided the "worst-case scenario" after members of far-right groups and far-left members of Antifa held dueling demonstrations in the center of the city that lasted for hours on end....
15:39 2019-08-18

IAF Praises Quick-Thinking Pilot Who Jettisoned Fuel Tanks After Bird Hit The Indian Air Force (IAF) praised the pilot of a Jaguar aircraft that had a narrow escape in Ambala on Thursday for his prompt action that not only saved the fighter jet from damage but also the......
12:52 2019-06-29

Anti-sex trafficking leader praises ICE, Trump: 'No question' he's done more than previous presidents Director and activist Jaco Booyens touted President Trump's historic work in fighting sex trafficking and defended Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as "incredible people" who helped keep children safe....
18:26 2019-08-11

J&K Governor Praises Role Of Muslims In Smooth Conduct Of Amarnath Yatra Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday praised the role of local Muslims in ensuring the smooth conduct of the Amarnath Yatra over the years and expressed hope that the pilgrimage will......
09:26 2019-07-01

Trump praises New York Times headline that sparked uproar after shootings Trump says initial headline, which the newspaper was forced to change amid backlash, was ‘the correct description’Donald Trump has criticised the New York Times after the newspaper was forced to change its front-page headline amid an intense backlash over its sympathetic portrayal of the president’s...
17:39 2019-08-07

Unai Emery sings praises of man-of-the-match Dani Ceballos – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery spoke about the impact of new signing Dani Ceballos, who put in a fine performance as his side beat Burnley 2-1. Ceballos put in a commanding display in the centre of the park and set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winner.Emery was pleased with the versatility of his new m...
00:13 2019-08-18

Team USA coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
14:13 2019-08-14

Woman Praises Restaurant In Viral Tweet; Gets Free Chicken For Life! 24-year-old Bri Hall tweeted about the fried chicken sandwich at a restaurant run by an Ethiopian immigrant.The tweet went viral and lead to a stellar increase in the restaurant's business....
14:26 2019-09-11

Booker praises protesters who interrupted his remarks to chant, 'Fire Pantaleo' New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker praised a group of protesters who interrupted his opening statement Wednesday during the second round of Democratic debates to call for the arrest of a New York City police officer accused of using a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner. ...
05:26 2019-08-01

Trump Praises US Women's Soccer Team On Win, Days After Spat With Captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inviting them to the White House, just days after a......
08:00 2019-07-08

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
11:13 2019-06-10

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
13:26 2019-07-17

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
05:52 2019-07-21

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
18:13 2019-08-10

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
17:39 2019-06-16

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
19:39 2019-05-21

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate against meaningful gun reform. While on Face The Nation on CBS, Scalise (the number two Republican in the House) denounced the bipartisan House gun reform b...
22:00 2019-08-11

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 10%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
22:39 2019-09-06

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in his robbery case were dropped, was busted on reckles...
04:13 2019-06-18

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
21:13 2019-07-23

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser reached out to Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) about a bi...
23:26 2019-08-13

Kellyanne Conway says concerns over gun reform measures are ‘all reconcilable’ Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Republicans lawmakers’ concerns over what would be included in gun safety reform legislation after the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas are “all reconcilable.” President Trump has been discussing background checks and “meaningful,...
22:00 2019-08-11

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
16:13 2019-07-23

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again A teenage poster boy for bail reform who once spent more than a year on Rikers Island just landed back in a familiar place — the jail. Over the weekend, teen trouble-magnet Pedro Hernandez was busted yet again, this time for reversing his car against traffic and blowing through several stop si...
06:00 2019-06-10

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
10:00 2019-07-12

| Clubs call for more time for Champions League reform European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the "real deadline" to finalise controversial plans to reform the UEFA Champions League is not until 2022....
03:39 2019-09-11

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:00 2019-07-11

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
07:39 2019-06-01

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
06:52 2019-08-29

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
20:39 2019-09-03

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
03:13 2019-09-14

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for nearly a decade, Republicans have proven themselv...
11:13 2019-07-02

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on “The Cats Roundtable” Sunday. ...
14:00 2019-09-09

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

Ted Cruz: John Bolton ouster may signal 'deep state forces' winning fight to salvage Obama Iran deal Sen. Ted Cruz openly speculated that "deep state forces" may have influenced President Trump's decision to force out national security adviser John Bolton....
12:00 2019-09-11

Pence praises courage of Polish people on 80th anniversary of start of World War II Leaders from Germany, Ukraine and other countries joined the vice president at the commemoration. Russia’s Vladimir Putin was not invited following tensions with Polish leaders....
01:00 2019-09-02

Trump praises ex-adviser Flynn, offers 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
16:13 2019-06-13

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
03:52 2019-07-10

Trump praises U.S. economy amid China spat, vows to back farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, saying the United States was "in a very strong position," a day after his administration ratcheted up tensions by labeling Beijing a currency manipulator....
18:39 2019-08-06

'Viva Colombia!': Brailsford praises Egan Bernal after Tour de France win – video Team Ineos general manager Dave Brailsford chose a very specific shade of yellow to celebrate his team's latest Tour de France victory as he sported a Colombia football shirt in honour of Egan Bernal's win. Brailsford has become accustomed to toasting victory on the Champs-Élysées but his team's sev...
18:13 2019-07-31

Magic Johnson praises Los Angeles Lakers on reported Anthony Davis trade: 'Job well done' Magic Johnson appeared to try and bury the hatchet with the Los Angeles Lakers front office after the team reportedly acquired Anthony Davis in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans....
22:39 2019-06-17

Trump Praises Military In Fourth Of July Speech As Tanks, Jets Assemble It was a setting tailor-made for President Donald Trump to launch into a partisan address, with a VIP crowd in front of him that included Republican donors and a display of military armor and aircraft......
03:26 2019-07-05

Elijah Cummings draws red line on impeachment, praises 'phenomenal' Pelosi's handling House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., maintained his hesitation towards impeaching the president on Wednesday -- but said that he would pursue proceedings if his administration disobeys a court order....
02:00 2019-08-08

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
19:13 2019-07-04

Acting DHS secretary says AOC's border facility statements 'not accurate,' praises agents' work Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., claim migrants being held at a Texas border facility had to drink from a toilet is inaccurate, according to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan....
03:52 2019-07-04

Nadia Comaneci Praises School Kids Performing Gymnastics Moves On Street A video that is currently going viral online shows two schoolchildren performing tough gymnastics moves with apparent ease. It has been viewed over 5 lakh times on Twitter, and has even caught the......
20:39 2019-08-30

President Trump praises reusable rockets, omits Moon in space remarks Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in Manchester on August 15, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump spoke at a MAGA rally in New Hampshire. The president touched on his usual themes, such as immigration and guns, but he also ...
05:52 2019-08-17

Trump praises Saudi crown prince as a 'friend,' declines say if he will discuss Khashoggi President Trump praised Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and called him a "friend of mine" during a meeting Friday at the Grup of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan. ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Akshay Kumar Praises Mumbai Civic Body, Trolled For Canada Citizenship Twitter users and online trolls raked up Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's Canadian citizenship after he tweeted today saying Mumbai's municipal body would accept suggestions and grievances on the......
05:52 2019-07-08

George Soros Praises President Trump's Action Against Huawei Which Will Definitely Confuse MAGAholes George Soros praised President Donald Trump’s strong stance against China and the telecom giant Huawei late Monday in a new op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. And it’s a safe bet that this will confuse a lot of Trump supporters. Read more......
14:13 2019-09-10

Taylor Swift Has the ''Biggest Smile'' After Demi Lovato Praises Her Lover Album There's no bad blood here. Demi Lovato is celebrating Labor Day (and the end of summer) on a high note. Taking to Instagram Stories on Monday morning, the 27-year-old shared the......
21:52 2019-09-02

National Weather Service director praises Birmingham staff who contradicted Trump The top official at the National Weather Service broke ranks and praised the Birmingham office for accurately forecasting Hurricane Dorian in the face of President Trump inaccurately warning Alabama could get hit hard by the storm....
23:39 2019-09-09

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

Trump praises Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap as ‘first giant step to peace’ President Trump tweeted praise to Russia and Ukraine for Saturday’s prisoner swap that could herald an easing of tensions between the neighboring nations. “Perhaps a first giant step to peace,” Trump posted. “Congratulations to both countries!” Each country released 35 detainees in the exchange, the...
21:26 2019-09-07

Fox News host Tucker Carlson praises Elizabeth Warren's economic policies Conservative news show anchor praises the Democratic 2020 election candidate for promoting ‘economic patriotism’ Conservative news show anchor Tucker Carlson has praised Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s economic policy plan, which Warren has called a proposal for “economic p...
05:13 2019-06-07

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
15:39 2019-05-24

Barack Obama Praises Sikh Man Who Wore Rainbow Turban At Pride March A San Diego-based neuroscientist who is celebrating this year's Pride Month with a rainbow turban has found support from former US President Barack Obama....
11:26 2019-06-05

Arvind Kejriwal Praises Arun Jaitley In Tweet Wishing Him Speedy Recovery Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wished a speedy recovery and a healthy life to senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to excuse himself from being......
03:52 2019-05-30

Scarborough says Trump 'knows he's slipping' mentally, Brzezinski praises Pelosi: She's 'sharp as a tack' Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski agreed Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "sharp as a tack" while President Trump's mental capacity has "completely changed."...
19:39 2019-05-24

Watch" Donald Trump praises 'integrity,' 'devotion' of Air Force Academy graduates President Donald Trump praised nearly 1,000 Air Force cadets for their "integrity, devotion and commitment" during their commencement ceremony Thursday in Colorado Springs....
22:39 2019-05-30

"Big Move": Trump Praises China Tariff Exemptions As Trade Talks Approach US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed an apparent olive branch from Beijing in the grinding trade war between the two nations, which came weeks before negotiations are due to resume....
03:13 2019-09-12

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits that can be used to gain an earlier release....
19:00 2019-07-13

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
09:26 2019-05-26

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
11:39 2019-08-01

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
01:13 2019-08-01

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
11:26 2019-06-28

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent than the regime it replaced....
13:00 2019-08-20

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming Newark's "stop and frisk" policing when Booker was ma...
02:13 2019-07-25

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
23:13 2019-07-04

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
20:13 2019-06-07

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of cinnamon bun dough and spicy fudge brownies. A por...
21:39 2019-09-03

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-friendly outreach to lure investment and manufactu...
21:39 2019-05-25

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaughran (D-Suffolk) and Monica Martinez (D-Suffolk) ba...
04:13 2019-06-11

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill will pass this first round of voting....
16:52 2019-07-10

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
20:52 2019-09-12

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four people briefed on the matter....
23:26 2019-05-23

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising the Cross Bronx Expressway early May 25 in a rent...
02:13 2019-07-11

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
18:00 2019-05-23

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
11:13 2019-07-12

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, released an audacious policy agenda calling fo...
22:13 2019-08-21

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
01:26 2019-06-10

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
01:39 2019-09-14

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:52 2019-08-08

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
19:13 2019-08-23

Immigration reform is Congress’ moral responsibility: Nancy Pelosi  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress’ official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America....
03:26 2019-08-12

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
00:52 2019-06-15

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
23:00 2019-08-21

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
17:13 2019-06-17

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
16:00 2019-05-21

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
21:13 2019-07-23

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party by ruling out any abortion reform for the country.T...
00:39 2019-07-03

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
21:00 2019-07-03

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
22:13 2019-08-14

Brazil pension reform debate expected to widen in Senate Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the social security system, lawmakers said on Thursday....
03:13 2019-08-09

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

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for criminals,” SBA President Ed Mullins said in 970 A...
22:39 2019-06-02

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers Island after refusing to take a no-jail plea deal...
06:52 2019-08-19

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar, praises crowd at North Carolina rally President Trump on Friday appeared to walk back regrets he’d expressed a day earlier over the “Send her back!” chants at his North Carolina MAGA rally aimed at Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar. “No,” Trump replied in the Oval Office when asked by reporters if he was unhappy with the chanting. “You know w...
21:52 2019-07-19

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be viewed “not only as our common responsibility, bu...
18:39 2019-06-27

Portugal’s Bernardo Silva eyes Nations League glory and praises João Félix • Portugal face Switzerland in first semi-final on Wednesday• Teenager Félix is being tracked by Silva’s Manchester CityManchester City’s Bernardo Silva wants to end a memorable season with a bang by helping Portugal win the Nations League final.The 24-year-old shone during his second season at the ...
00:39 2019-06-05

Megan Rapinoe praises England while teammate supports Trump criticism | Suzanne Wrack USA star wary of ‘super-clinical’ Lionesses as Ali Krieger says Rapinoe doesn’t stand alone in stance on Donald TrumpPhil Neville’s “Are you ready to win the World Cup?” challenge to his players does not rile Megan Rapinoe. “If you’re at this stage of the tournament and you’re not trying to win the ...
03:13 2019-06-30

Pledging ongoing UN support during visit to cyclone-hit areas, Guterres praises resilience of Mozambicans Determined children learning in classes without roofs, resilient women farming without tools or much land, and grateful people who survived a cyclone that destroyed their livelihoods; on is final day in cyclone-hit Mozambique, UN chief António Guterres witnessed a show of people’s strength....
23:39 2019-07-12

Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ The post Kim Jong Un praises Trump for being first US president to visit North Korea, calls it ‘courageous and determined act’ appeare...
14:13 2019-06-30

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an hour," he said at the company's shareholders meeting...
01:00 2019-06-06

George Soros praises Trump's China policy but urges hard line on Huawei Liberal donor George Soros praised President Trump's policy on China Tuesday and warned against backtracking on it by granting Beijing concessions relating to the telecom company Huawei. Soros urged lawmakers to prevent Trump from using Huawei as a bargaining chip in upcoming trade negotiations....
15:00 2019-09-10

US Open: Phil Mickelson belts 370-yard drive, posts third-round 75, praises USGA Phil Mickelson had some impressive shots in third round of US Open at Pebble Beach, but his back nine was littered with bogeys.        ...
03:52 2019-06-16

Netanyahu slams 'vicious terrorists' over murder of soldier, 19; Hamas praises 'heroic operation' Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing of a 19-year-old soldier in West Bank as a terror attack as Palestinian terror groups praised the “heroic and bold” killing....
08:26 2019-08-09

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based gains. Volumes were limited, however, by market hol...
18:00 2019-05-27

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the reentry of prisoners to mainstream society and th...
00:13 2019-08-06

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
06:00 2019-08-19

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
07:13 2019-08-19

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
04:39 2019-06-22

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
13:26 2019-08-23

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short their vacations to return to Washington for more work on gun reform....
07:13 2019-08-19

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors....
20:52 2019-09-09

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But her critics say she has been part of the problem....
19:13 2019-09-09

NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell Almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted under new bail rules, according to an NYPD top cop. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller slammed the criminal justice reform in Albany Sunday morning, cal...
19:39 2019-08-11

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
21:26 2019-07-02

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
14:26 2019-09-11

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
18:13 2019-06-03

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
21:13 2019-06-27

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
20:00 2019-06-03

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in May, 2019, that he has completed a semester in colle...
00:00 2019-06-04

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
02:52 2019-08-06

NY District attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that ends cash bail for 90 p...
01:13 2019-07-09

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
20:26 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee staff said Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-23

Hong Kong protesters take to the hills, as leader pledges housing reform Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop for the latest in more than three months of demonstrations that have sometimes flared into violence....
14:26 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
04:13 2019-07-18

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice president’s plan also calls for creating a $20 billion gr...
19:26 2019-07-23

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

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold. I call this system Limited Purpose Banking (LPB)....
15:39 2019-05-21

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
23:26 2019-07-10

Market reform, Aramco IPO in focus as Saudi seeks to reassure investors Saudi Arabia is pressing on with capital markets reform and its planned IPO of Aramco in spite of drone attacks on its oil facilities that briefly spooked markets. Virginia Furness reports from Riyadh....
19:52 2019-09-18

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
03:13 2019-06-12

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
22:00 2019-08-01

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
10:39 2019-06-13

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
18:26 2019-07-22

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government actions and the economic impacts,” says Jay Nevelof...
04:39 2019-07-10

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more uniform rules between exchange-traded and less-regu...
13:26 2019-05-22

Penelope Cruz stuns at 'Wasp Network' premiere Penelope Cruz was joined by Edgar Ramirez, Gael Garcia Bernal and director Olivier Assayas for "Wasp Network" premiere in Venice. (Sept. 2)        ...
15:13 2019-09-02

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Rep. Ayanna Pressley praises UMass Boston graduates as ‘Trump’s worst nightmare’ at commencement ceremony Freshmen Rep. Ayanna Presley, D-Mass., praised University of Massachusetts Boston graduates as being “President Trump’s worst nightmare” during her commencement address on Friday....
00:26 2019-06-03

Trump praises G20 successes, blasts Jimmy Carter, Kamala Harris in wide-ranging remarks An upbeat but tired-seeming President Trump wrapped up his two days of whirlwind diplomacy at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday with a press conference praising his “tremendous” meetings with world leaders. “We put together a lot of ideas and a lot of challenges in the fut...
14:39 2019-06-29

Obama Praises Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for ‘Fidelity to Our Highest Ideals’ Former President Barack Obama has praised retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday, saying that the late jurist “heard cases with a level of grace, humility and fidelity to our highest ideals that we should hope all our public servants strive for.” Stevens was th...
01:26 2019-07-18

Whoopi Goldberg praises George Bush on immigration efforts after 'View' co-hosts bash Trump Co-hosts on "The View" were irate on Thursday as they reacted to news that the Trump administration had decided to cut English classes and other services for migrant children in U.S. custody....
23:39 2019-06-06

Verizon Media Group CEO Praises Yahoo Sports' Important Coverage, Like This Syndicated Wire Story Verizon Media Group CEO K. Guru Gowrappan began his memo to staff today by praising Yahoo Sports for writing a story on the theme of the Women’s World Cup: equity. It was a nice thought, but Yahoo Sports didn’t even write that story....
03:00 2019-06-22

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
20:26 2019-07-01

Venus Williams Reacts to Stunning Wimbledon Loss as 15-Year-Old Coco Gauff Praises Her ''Idol'' Venus Williams is reacting to her shocking loss in the first round at Wimbledon. Following the match in which she lost to Cori "Coco" Gauff, the five-time Wimbledon champ sat......
00:39 2019-07-02

Lisa Rinna praises daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin for revealing mental health struggles "Thankfully we found the appropriate therapies and overtime she is doing much much better," Lisa Rinna said of daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin.        ...
20:00 2019-07-23

Chicago FOP president praises officers who gave up holiday time to patrol streets, stem gun violence The president of Chicago's Fraternal Order of Police praised the 1,500 officers who gave up their holiday to patrol the streets and help lower the number of shootings. ...
20:39 2019-07-08

'No escape hatch' for passengers? Read transcript of Santa Cruz boat mayday call A transcript of the radio call with the dive boat Conception shows the Coast Guard trying to see if crew can help trapped passengers.        ...
09:00 2019-09-03

Boat owner describes saving distressed crew members after Santa Cruz Island boat fire It was unclear Monday afternoon why the commercial scuba diving vessel caught fire as it carried passengers near Santa Barbara, California.        ...
04:39 2019-09-03

'No escape hatch' for passengers: Read transcript of Santa Cruz boat mayday call A transcript of the radio call with the dive boat Conception shows the Coast Guard trying to see if crew can help trapped passengers.        ...
04:39 2019-09-03

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
04:13 2019-07-22

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal justice reform issues, tweeted a video of herself en r...
01:01 2019-06-14

California Is Blaming Prison Reform for Incarcerated Fire Fighting Labor Shortage Every time a dangerous wildfire breaks out somewhere in California, fire crews race to battle it. Incarcerated people play a major role in this effort; the state has about 2,600 incarcerated people fighting wildfires under the state’s fire camp program. Over the past four years, the state has had tr...
15:39 2019-09-03

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers....
07:26 2019-06-13

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
05:52 2019-07-22

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it....
00:00 2019-08-20

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
19:13 2019-07-31

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
06:39 2019-05-22

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a projection by public broadcaster NHK showed....
18:13 2019-07-21

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to legislative aides, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes told Reuters, holding out hope for a compromise....
21:00 2019-06-17

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
02:00 2019-06-14

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
04:26 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
15:26 2019-06-14

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary of the event, which remains all but taboo in China....
06:00 2019-06-03

It’s Honestly Great That Dems Are Appealing to Trump’s Love of Photo Ops to Pass Gun Reform It’s great that what seems like a winning strategy for gun reform in this country is appealing to our braindead president’s love of photo ops. On Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) offered to appear alongside President Donald Trump in a “historic...
06:52 2019-09-16

Huawei founder details 'battle mode' reform plan to beat U.S. crisis China's Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of U.S. export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said....
13:00 2019-08-20

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
07:13 2019-08-07

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the judiciary committee chairman of Nazi Germany....
18:13 2019-08-05

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
06:39 2019-06-12

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
21:52 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements of the criminal legal system is just as radical as...
15:13 2019-08-23

2020 election creates 'perfect storm' for drug price reform by year-end "While GOP leaders do not see drug pricing reform as a top priority, both Pelosi and Trump are very committed to having policy change," RBC's Brian Abrahams says....
00:52 2019-08-06

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
03:13 2019-07-13