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California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractor...

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

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UPDATE 3-California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
00:00 2019-09-12

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
21:39 2019-09-11

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
02:13 2019-08-31

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
09:13 2019-09-11

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
06:26 2019-09-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
03:00 2019-09-20

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
04:13 2019-07-18

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly depleted....
02:39 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and Perry, are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which ha...
04:13 2019-07-18

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
06:52 2019-09-11

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
14:26 2019-09-11

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.The bill, which pa...
13:13 2019-09-11

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governing body, the NCAA, that could jeopardize the athlet...
21:00 2019-09-10

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy workers in companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash ar...
15:13 2019-09-11

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
20:13 2019-06-21

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and Uber – engage with workers has passed a major hurdle in the California legislature.Assembly Bill 5 wo...
01:26 2019-08-31

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber engage with workers.Assembly Bill 5 would change the...
15:26 2019-08-30

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

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

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

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ridesharing across the country....
02:26 2019-09-12

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
10:00 2019-09-10

California passes college athlete 'fair pay' bill Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor this week. (Sept. 13)       ...
04:39 2019-09-14

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
13:26 2019-06-05

Protesters shut down California's legislature as bills tighten vaccine exemptions Activists take over state capitol and demonstrate outside governor’s office as he signs measuresActivists shut down both chambers of the California state legislature with protests and chanting against a set of bills seeking to tighten school vaccine exemptions.Protesters on Monday took over the hall...
12:39 2019-09-10

Napa Valley, but for weed: Cannabis bill would tighten rules for claiming place of origin Like purveyors of fine wines, some cannabis industry insiders are backing a bill regulating who can use place names and appellations in weed brands.       ...
18:26 2019-07-23

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

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

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

Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the European Union on Oct. 31—even as a bill aimed at preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement became law....
22:26 2019-09-09

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

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

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

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

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

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

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The legislation passed by a 67-28 vote as Trump and his...
23:00 2019-08-01

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
21:26 2019-06-20

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
13:00 2019-06-06

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

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

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

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

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

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
16:39 2019-05-21

California truckers brace for new 'gig worker' rules California trucking companies that haul everything from summer strawberries to cars and Christmas toys say they are under threat from a bill that could turn so-called gig workers into employees....
21:39 2019-09-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

Uber Says It Will Not Change Driver Status Under California Gig-Worker Law The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors....
23:39 2019-09-11

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

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

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allows oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), which conservationists say is one of the last pristine regions on Earth....
20:26 2019-09-12

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

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

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

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

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

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

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
00:13 2019-07-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

House passes bill blocking oil and gas drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
00:00 2019-09-12

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

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

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

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

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
23:52 2019-05-24

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it into law. The Louisiana House passed the bill — wh...
04:26 2019-05-30

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
02:39 2019-06-11

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate and pass $1.4 trillion worth of annual agency spendi...
05:39 2019-09-20

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
10:39 2019-09-20

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term budget bill known as a continuing resolution netted bipartisan support with a 301-123 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate. “It is critical that we a...
23:39 2019-09-19

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
07:00 2019-09-05

New York state passes bill to allow Congress to access Trump's tax returns – live Bill would allow lawmakers to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected and appointed officialsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Donald Trump Jr is set to follow in his father’s footsteps by becoming an author.The first son, who earlier today was de...
21:13 2019-05-22

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
04:52 2019-06-04

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
23:00 2019-07-12

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
20:00 2019-07-24

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

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

Uber and Lyft prepare $60 million fight against worker classification bill The fight over whether rideshare drivers should be classified as employees and therefore be eligible for benefits continues. The latest battleground is California, where a worker classification bill is currently being debated by lawmakers. Uber and L......
16:39 2019-08-30

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash Threaten Ballot Fight Over California Gig-Worker Law The battle over a California bill that could upend the business models of companies that rely on gig workers intensified when three companies threatened to spend a combined $90 million on a ballot measure if a deal can’t be reached this year....
11:00 2019-08-30

California woman posing as social worker tried to kidnap newborn: cops SANTA ANA, Calif. — Southern California authorities say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnapping after allegedly posing as a social worker and trying to convince a mother to hand over her newborn baby. Santa Ana police said Saturday the 38-year-old woman was booked but her name...
19:26 2019-06-10

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
22:00 2019-06-12

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
08:52 2019-07-18

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
09:13 2019-06-05

California police arrest hotel worker allegedly planning mass shooting Long Beach police: suspect had huge arsenal and well-laid plansRodolfo Montoya allegedly plotted revenge attack on MarriottPolice in Long Beach, California, appear to have thwarted a mass shooting by arresting a hotel cook who had amassed an astonishing cache of powerful firearms and had well-laid p...
04:26 2019-08-23

Former California DMV worker sentenced to 2 years for bribery, fraud involving driving test results A former employee at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was sentenced recently to two years in prison for taking bribes in exchange for altering the agency's database -- falsely suggesting some people had passed driving tests....
00:39 2019-08-26

Brexit: MPs voting on whether to hold a general election after bill intended to prevent no deal passes – live news PM says bill essentially ends negotiations with EU and ‘hands control to our partners’Commons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did your MP vote for the bill to stop a no-deal Brexit?Johnson urged to apologise for ‘racist’ letterboxes article 9.20pm BST The Tory MP John Baron is sp...
22:26 2019-09-04

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sources said. Details weren’t available, but the timing...
05:00 2019-06-17

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
08:52 2019-06-06

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in suing the federal government to stop...
02:39 2019-05-22

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both nations....
21:39 2019-07-31

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can sue their alleged attackers. The proposal had deadlo...
06:00 2019-05-28

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez Permanent ...
01:52 2019-07-24

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats la...
18:52 2019-06-29

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate...
18:52 2019-06-27

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That means licensed marijuana retailers cannot use traditio...
00:39 2019-05-22

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
16:13 2019-05-23

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
22:26 2019-09-09

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

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
04:13 2019-06-28

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
14:13 2019-08-14

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature. The Senate elections committee recommended on Tue...
21:01 2019-05-21

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
10:13 2019-06-19

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
04:00 2019-07-12

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
03:26 2019-07-13

Protester hurls apparent menstrual blood in California Senate Anti-vaccine protesters on Friday hurled what authorities believed to be blood onto the Senate floor at the California State Capitol in Sacramento, leading to an evacuation of the building on the final day of the legislative calendar....
21:00 2019-09-14

Hong Kong extradition bill a 'terrible blow' to rule of law: Patten Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten said on Thursday a proposed extradition bill allowing suspects to be sent to China for trial is a "terrible blow" to the rule of law and will undermine Hong Kong's reputation as a global financial hub....
08:39 2019-06-06

Trump's new anti-asylum rule faces court test in California A new U.S. rule aimed at slashing the number of asylum cases at the southern border with Mexico faces a court test on Wednesday when a federal judge will hear arguments about whether to block the measure pending trial....
15:13 2019-07-24

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:52 2019-07-10

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
13:00 2019-07-23

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipartisan acknowledgement of Russian interference in ...
03:13 2019-06-19

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

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
20:00 2019-08-01

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding to opposition from the White House, powerful Republicans, and moderates in her own party. Pelosi said she is abandoning a plan by House liberals to fu...
23:26 2019-06-27

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Jim Risch, an Idaho ...
20:52 2019-07-10

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
19:00 2019-07-16

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
23:26 2019-07-10

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-27

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on Europe....
22:26 2019-07-31

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
00:13 2019-07-24

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation unanimously on Tuesday after former Olympic and U.S. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Senate confirms Trump judicial nominee to California-based 9th Circuit Daniel Bress, who clerked for the late Justice Antonin Scalia, is Trump’s seventh nominee to what is widely considered the country’s most liberal appeals court....
23:39 2019-07-09

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote from th......
00:39 2019-05-22

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months....
11:26 2019-06-28

Amit Shah To Table Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Home Minister Amit Shah will move a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3....
10:13 2019-07-01

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public benefits or are deemed likely to use them in the future. The state and advocacy groups join two other lawsuits filed earlier this wee...
05:26 2019-08-17

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule California and three other states filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule, which strengthens federal officials’ ability to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on government aid....
04:39 2019-08-17

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way to go before it could become law....
10:39 2019-05-24

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
16:52 2019-07-10

In Defeat, Pelosi Agrees to Pass Senate Border Bill Without House Conditions Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, agreed to take up a Senate border spending bill without controls that liberals had demanded....
22:26 2019-06-27

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
00:00 2019-05-24

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
18:00 2019-07-17

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
14:00 2019-07-09

Two California counties sue Trump administration over green card rule change for immigrants on welfare San Francisco and Santa Clara counties announced Tuesday that they had sued the Trump administration over a new regulation that would give federal officials more power to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on welfare....
04:39 2019-08-14

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. The bill passed on a bipartisan 305-to-102 vote that capped a Washington skirmish in which die-hard House liberals came out ...
02:13 2019-06-28

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
04:13 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
18:26 2019-07-10

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
03:26 2019-06-06

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
19:52 2019-07-23

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medicare....
22:13 2019-07-23

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fighting account....
19:39 2019-05-23

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
19:39 2019-05-27

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:52 2019-06-29

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
20:26 2019-07-31

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

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
10:13 2019-06-28

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more......
21:13 2019-09-18

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for the year....
22:39 2019-09-06

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
12:00 2019-09-12

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
23:39 2019-07-12

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly committee has advanced a bill to tighten the state’s rules on vaccination exemptions. But there remains disagreement about the measure among Assem...
02:52 2019-06-21

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
20:13 2019-07-11

Public To Weigh In On Revised California Vaccine Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. The As...
12:52 2019-06-20

California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees....
20:52 2019-09-18

Congress Worker Loses Bet To BJP Worker, Shaves Head Madhya Pradesh Congress worker Bapu Lal Sen had bet with BJP's Ram Babu Mandloi that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets re-elected, he will get his head shaven....
12:26 2019-05-25

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) would l......
00:26 2019-09-12

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to keep fighting the changes, possibly by bankrolling a...
19:13 2019-09-12

What California bill means for NCAA image and likeness debate The California state assembly voted in favor of a bill that could help NCAA athletes earn money off names, images or likenesses. Here's what happens next....
10:00 2019-09-11

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
04:00 2019-06-03

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
00:39 2019-07-13

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
02:52 2019-09-10

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:39 2019-06-27

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers Gov. Gavin Newsom is supporting a state Senate bill that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly suspend a meet license to protect the health and safety of horses or riders        ...
19:26 2019-05-30

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded for its potential to transform the way tech companies such as Uber and Lyft treat their drivers – b...
20:26 2019-09-12

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of passing the nation’s strictest law governing when police can use deadly force....
10:13 2019-05-25

Will a California bill give players a slice of college sports' $14bn pie? California’s governor is on the verge of signing the Fair Pay to Play Act, which promises to end the exploitation of student-athletes by the multibillion-dollar college sports industryThis week LeBron James, Bernie Sanders and countless other heavy hitters lent their support to a monumental bill in ...
12:26 2019-09-15

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....
23:39 2019-09-11

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
16:00 2019-07-13

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requests assistance during an arrest....
14:39 2019-09-04

California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” to students seeking to terminate their pregnancy at up to 10 weeks, according to reports. ...
16:00 2019-09-15

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unconstitutional" and would upend the balance of college sports....
15:26 2019-09-12

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will potentially revolutionize the ways gig economy gi...
04:00 2019-09-12

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisive vote in May....
08:00 2019-09-10

Opinion: Does California bill signal it's time to blow up NCAA model? As California finalizes a bill allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, you can be sure the NCAA will continue to fight.       ...
05:39 2019-09-11

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizen to refuse to help a police officer Gov. Gavin Newsom, the California Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requested assistance during an arrest....
09:52 2019-09-04

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a union and calling on state governments to pass a ...
05:26 2019-08-28

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
07:39 2019-05-24

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
16:13 2019-05-21

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness.       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

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

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
16:01 2019-05-29

NCAA sends California governor letter calling name, likeness bill 'unconstitutional' The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom that calls a bill giving student-athletes more power "unconstitutional."       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

GE needs to end infighting, fix quality, tighten management: CEO General Electric Co, once seen as the epitome of corporate greatness, is trying to end infighting between its divisions, tighten up management and fix quality problems in its products, Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said on Wednesday....
21:13 2019-05-22

You Can Now Tell Siri to Tighten Your Nike Self-Lacing Sneakers Nike’s self-lacing (self-tightening is probably a more apt description) FitAdapt technology is slowing making its way into more of the brand’s shoe lines, including the Adapt Huarache now. The sneaker’s design might date back to the early ‘90s, but it will actually be Nike’s first self-lacing shoe t...
22:00 2019-08-29

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers....
01:39 2019-09-14

N.J. Governor Pressures Gun Industry to Tighten Controls New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, said the state may end business relationships with retailers and makers of guns if they don’t adopt measures to curb illegal firearm sales....
12:00 2019-09-11

Colorado county first in state to tighten oil and gas regulations Adams County on Tuesday became the first in Colorado to adopt new oil and gas regulations since the state passed a law that bolstered local control over fossil fuel development....
08:26 2019-09-04

Angry Aaron Boone gets tossed: ‘Tighten this s–t up’ Aaron Boone will be well rested for the nightcap of Thursday’s doubleheader. But the Yankees manager got his money’s worth after he was ejected from the first game of the twin bill against the Rays. After a number of Yankees were upset by home plate umpire Brennan Miller’s strike z...
00:00 2019-07-19

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
14:13 2019-06-10

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
09:00 2019-08-08

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in municipalities losing free service....
20:13 2019-08-01

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
04:39 2019-06-28

Why gun-loving Switzerland voted to tighten restrictions on firearms REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Earlier this year, Swiss voters approved changes to the country's gun laws by a very comfortable majority of 63.7%. Gun ownership and use is widespread in Switzerland, which has military conscription and where hunting and shooting sports are popular. Visit Business Insider's...
02:00 2019-08-06

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
19:00 2019-07-24

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
14:52 2019-05-21

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
12:13 2019-07-22

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Central American neighbors....
07:26 2019-06-06

Slovakia's new parties cry foul as lawmakers tighten financing rules Slovakia's parliament on Thursday rushed through draft legislation tightening campaign financing rules, a move seen by new parties as the ruling coalition's strike against rivals before next year's general elections....
19:13 2019-06-27

| Djokovic, Federer, Nadal primed to tighten Wimbledon grip Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to dethrone the sport's A-list stars....
15:39 2019-06-30

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data....
11:00 2019-06-07

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
06:13 2019-06-08

Orbán deploys Christianity with a twist to tighten grip in Hungary Hungary’s far-right leader using Christian message to justify his immigration policy“Europe can ignore or deny or struggle against its own identity and its Christian roots. But by doing so the society commits suicide,” said László Kiss-Rigó, the bishop of Szeged, as he drove into Budapest on a recen...
12:26 2019-07-14

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza....
02:26 2019-09-14

Tammy Abraham revels up front but Chelsea need to tighten up at the back Striker is profiting from Chelsea’s openness in attack as he showed in the 5-2 win at Wolves but it is leaving them vulnerable in defenceYouth products scoring goals. A verve and excitement in forward areas. Goals, fun, joy. It was all there for Chelsea at Wolves on Saturday. Fikayo Tomori was a rev...
18:52 2019-09-15

U.S. Sanctions Tighten Putin's Circle, Extend Kremlin's Reach When U.S. sanctions forced Western banks to call in more than $200 million in loans from Oleg Deripaska’s automobile manufacturer last year, the Russian tycoon turned to a deep-pocketed backer to bail him out: the Kremlin....
12:26 2019-09-11

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods. Andrés Manuel López Obrador...
22:13 2019-06-01

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
20:52 2019-06-14

Democrats press Trump, GOP to tighten gun controls after Odessa mass shooting Saturday’s mass shooting brought to more than 50 the number of people killed in such incidents in August alone. President Trump said Sunday that the shooting “really hasn’t changed anything” about his view on gun legislation....
01:00 2019-09-02

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace that has settled in some parts of the country.The government recently blew up several properties in t...
22:00 2019-06-08

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email containing sensitive information and stronger encryptio...
00:52 2019-07-16

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, prompting condemnation from Seoul....
14:39 2019-07-01

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
06:26 2019-05-23

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday....
10:13 2019-06-30

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-01

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
03:00 2019-08-01

Bill Gates Docu-Series, Inside Bill's Brain, Now Streaming on Netflix Would you like to know how the Microsoft co-founder thinks and works? Well, now you can. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates - a three-part documentary series - is now streaming on Netflix in......
14:00 2019-09-20

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
12:39 2019-09-20

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to voters....
04:26 2019-09-13

New on Netflix this week: Between Two Ferns: The Movie, Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates + more With so many TV shows and movies arriving on Netflix in Australia each week, it can be hard to keep track of the service's many new additions as they arrive.To help you find what's really new, we'll be publishing weekly updates that succinctly list all the new shows and films arriving...
09:26 2019-09-20

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
20:39 2019-07-10

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
16:39 2019-07-24

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
14:00 2019-09-05

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors, Gates has been celebrated by world leaders and cu...
07:52 2019-08-30

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

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

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

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Hayu or the Kids pass, Now TV's latest deal has got you covered. The great thing about Now TV is that it allows you to ...
17:39 2019-09-09

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

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

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

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
01:39 2019-09-12

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

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

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

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

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention....
22:26 2019-09-20

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

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

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront of worker organizing in the tech industry, organi...
15:00 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

No. 2 Alabama routs Southern Miss behind Tagovailoa’s 5 TD passes Junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa matched a career-high in touchdown passes for a second consecutive week as No. 2 Alabama jumped on Southern Mississippi early and rolled to a 49-7 victory Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala....
01:39 2019-09-22

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

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

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

Student pilot lands plane after his instructor passes out A student pilot has averted a tragedy by landing a plane single-handed after his instructor passed out at the controls. Australian Max Sylvester took control of the two-seater Cessna and was guided in to land by air traffic control Saturday. “Do you know how to operate the airplane?” an unidentified...
21:52 2019-09-02

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

Trainee pilot lands plane after instructor passes out Piloting a plane as it soars above the clouds is a dream for many people, but it quickly turned into the stuff of nightmares for one man in Australia....
11:13 2019-09-02

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen little gain, as it has become more difficult to buy a first home....
01:00 2019-08-31

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

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

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials say....
23:52 2019-08-30

Bury expelled from EFL, Bolton given extension as deadline passes "Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after 125 years of membership due to the financial problems at the club and their failure to find a buyer."...
03:13 2019-08-28

Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics | Arwa Mahdawi The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis picturesSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
23:13 2019-09-07

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

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

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

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

Bury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passes • C&N Sporting Risk cites mortgage problem and ‘overall state’• Bury and Bolton: two of oldest clubs face expulsionBury are facing expulsion from the English Football League after 125 years of continuous membership because of the collapse of a last‑minute proposed deal to buy the club. Bury’s owner,...
20:26 2019-08-27

Bury and Bolton face EFL expulsion as deadline passes "Bury and Bolton Wanderers both face expulsion from the EFL after the passing of Tuesday\u0027s 5pm deadline for any potential buyers to complete a deal."...
19:13 2019-08-27

Indonesia passes revisions to law on anti-graft agency Indonesia's parliament voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve changes to a law governing the country's anti-graft agency, which activists fear could undermine its powers to tackle corruption....
10:26 2019-09-17

| Bolton, Bury fans on tenterhooks as deadline passes Fans of former FA Cup winners Bolton Wanderers and Bury are waiting anxiously to hear if their clubs were to be expelled from the English Football League....
22:52 2019-08-27

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

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claimed she was repeatedly raped and forced to perform v...
20:13 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
04:26 2019-06-06

UK consular worker Simon Cheng has been freed Police in Luohu, a district of Shenzhen, confirmed Simon Cheng's release on Saturday. He was freed "upon completing his term of detention" on August 24, police said in a statement posted to social media....
12:00 2019-08-24

Investigators say former DPS worker stole guns, ammo PHOENIX – A former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Public Crime Lab Firearms Section has been indicted on fraud and theft charges. According to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, investigators believe Todd Whittard, 52, stole items that belonged to the department during his e...
02:00 2019-06-18

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for reposing faith in......
05:39 2019-06-18

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in the country's restive east, local media reports....
17:00 2019-09-06

Construction worker killed in accident at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at Disneyland. Authorities say the man was working around a trench at a backstage area at 3:19 a.m. Thursday and was hit by a large steel plate after a piece of equipment accidentally struck a cross beam and knocked it down. Anah...
09:13 2019-08-30

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
09:26 2019-07-17

Rise in U.S. Worker Productivity Could Be Difficult to Maintain U.S. workers’ efficiency improved at the best rate in nearly a decade, revised data confirmed, but that pace could prove difficult to maintain with economic growth expected to cool as the year progresses....
03:52 2019-06-07

The Latest: UK says officials can’t contact consulate worker The British government says officials and family members have not been able to speak with a Hong Kong consulate employee who has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities...
15:39 2019-08-22

Ex-worker tries to rob Brazilian bank in elaborate old-man disguise A former bank employee in Brazil wore a disturbingly life-like old man mask while trying to rob a location of his ex-employer, according to new reports. The thief used the movie-quality mask — as well as dark glasses and a flat cap — in his attempt to hide his identity while sticking up a bank......
21:13 2019-08-13

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped its enclosure....
22:39 2019-07-12

MTA worker secretly kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig An MTA worker was busted secretly holding onto his previous job with the USPS for months after he was hired — admitting he wanted to see if he liked the new role before giving it up, a watchdog report says. Carlyle Aris of Brooklyn began working as a track cleaner for New York City Transit......
05:39 2019-08-09

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to two years in prison. Eliana Bauta, 36, admitted t...
06:26 2019-07-18

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economic Policy Institute....
15:52 2019-08-16

Trainee Pilot Lands Plane After Instructor Passes Out In Australia An Australian man venturing into the skies for a first flying lesson has been forced to make an "amazing" solo landing after his instructor blacked out mid-flight....
10:26 2019-09-02

Ehlinger's 4 TD passes lead No. 10 Texas over Louisiana Tech Sam Ehlinger threw four touchdown passes and No. 10 Texas rolled to a 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech to give coach Tom Herman his first season-opening victory in his third year       ...
10:13 2019-09-01

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

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

Pair of asteroids make early-morning passes of Earth If you’re reading this, the Earth is intact. That’s good news, since a pair of asteroids made some reasonably close approaches to our planet this morning. The rocks, named 2019 QS and 2019 OU1, both safely sped past Earth on their way around the Sun. Of the two rocks, QS is the smallest,...
08:52 2019-08-29

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

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

Indian Army Expedition Climbs World's 8 Highest Passes An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh as a part of the AMC Motorcycle Expedition, the......
03:39 2019-09-08

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

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

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

Europe's rail passes are affordable again — and much less confusing Europe's rail passes underwent some sweeping changes this year that have made them an affordable option again, and much less confusing to shop for.       ...
03:39 2019-09-11

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

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

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

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
14:13 2019-07-12

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
07:52 2019-06-22

Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines worker was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report said. The worker was struck by the tug near Terminal 4 at about 3:30 p.m. and was later pronounced dead, according to ABC New York. Other workers then used a forklift to try to pry......
05:52 2019-08-15

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee who posted an online callout to track down a camp worker who gave her a bike has found and met the man whose generosity brought her joy.Mevan Babakar, 29, lived in a refugee camp in the Net...
14:13 2019-08-14

Man attacked worker over sawdust left on Porsche: cops A Connecticut hothead caused quite a dust-up when he discovered sawdust on his prized Porsche, police said. When Francisco Hidalgo, 35, of Norwalk, went to move his ride on Tuesday, he discovered it was covered in sawdust, authorities said. But instead of simply cleaning off the 2006 sports car, Hid...
20:00 2019-05-30

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her a bike, after her online callout to find the man who brought her joy went viral.Mevan Babakar, 29, lived in a refugee camp in the Netherlands after s...
23:26 2019-08-13

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames coming out of a manhole. Arizona Public Service Co....
18:39 2019-07-01

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini Allison, triggered an internal investigation, two...
10:39 2019-08-14

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
21:52 2019-06-18

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
06:13 2019-08-13

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull ran out in front of cheering spectators on Sunday at an annual festival in Zamora, Spain, after being released by a “torilero,” the name fo...
18:52 2019-06-17

Hotel worker 'prevents potential mass shooting' A potential mass shooting may have been prevented in California after a hotel employee reported a disgruntled colleague who had threatened to shoot everyone he saw in the building, police have said....
20:52 2019-08-22

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Facebook Thursday that the Statesville worker is no ...
13:52 2019-06-07

Bodega worker fatally stabbed after confrontation outside store An upper Manhattan bodega worker was fatally stabbed following a confrontation outside the store Wednesday night, police said. The 28-year-old man was stabbed in the chest during an argument with a group of people gathered outside of Dyckman Kwik Stop in Inwood about 8 p.m., police said. Before the ...
10:52 2019-06-20

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters from a "crazed and desperate" attacker and said he's looking forward to clearing his name....
21:00 2019-08-20

Man threatens to harm worker’s child during bodega robbery Cops are looking for a man who threatened to harm a Brooklyn bodega worker’s child, then swiped hundreds of dollars from her after she refused to break his $100 bill. The stranger entered Blanquita’s Deli & Grocery on 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst twice shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May...
23:00 2019-06-05

Chick-Fil-A worker jumps out window, saves choking boy FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Surveillance camera video shows a Chick-Fil-A employee jumping through a drive-thru window to save a choking boy in Georgia. WSB-TV reports Chick-Fil-A employee Logan Simmons said he overheard a panicking mother yell that her son’s seat belt was choki...
20:52 2019-06-28

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had ever considered leaving the UK behind and continu...
15:52 2019-05-21

Chinese dissidents are being executed for their organs, former hospital worker says Zheng Qiaozhi — we will call him George — still has nightmares. He was interning at China’s Shenyang Army General Hospital when he was drafted to be part of an organ-harvesting team. The prisoner was brought in, tied hand and foot, but very much alive. The army doctor in charge sliced him open from ...
16:26 2019-06-01

Islamist militants kidnap at least one NGO worker in Nigeria, sources say Islamist insurgents have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeastern Nigeria, sources said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Employees say companies use IT for pure profit, not worker empowerment A survey of white- and gold-collar employees show they're suspicious of companies' motivations for using IT. Oddly, older employees say they believe in technology for productivity more than their younger counterparts....
22:00 2019-09-17

Saudi princess tried in absentia over alleged attack on worker Princess Hassa accused of getting bodyguard to beat man for taking photo in Paris homeThe sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia is going on trial in absentia in Paris accused of conspiring to kidnap and beat a worker who was refurbishing her luxury apartment in Paris.Hassa bint Salman’s French ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
11:26 2019-08-08

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arrested Monday and has since been released from jail...
14:00 2019-06-06

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation. Kampgrounds of America spokesman Mike Gast said Tuesday that the unidentified manager had b...
06:00 2019-05-29

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

Watch: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes lights up Raiders for 4 TD passes in 2nd quarter The Oakland Raiders had a 10-0 lead Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs before quarterback Patrick Mahomes led his squad to a comeback victory with four touchdown passes in the second quarter....
14:26 2019-09-16

Evans passes fitness test, back in a rally car this week after injury M-Sport Ford World Rally Championship driver Elfyn Evans will be back behind the wheel of a rally car for the first time in more than two months this week...
14:26 2019-09-16

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

'Destiny 2' will include season passes as part of its free-to-play move Now that the base Destiny 2 is free-to-play, how will Bungie give you a reason to keep paying beyond major expansions? By borrowing a page from Fortnite. Bungie has outlined its revamped approach to seasons in year three of Destiny 2, and the focus......
21:26 2019-08-30

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

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

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

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

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

Antonio Brown catching Tom Brady passes in preparation for Patriots debut The greatest quarterback in history didn’t have to wait long to throw to another Hall-of-Fame talent. Despite facing a recent rape allegation, Antonio Brown participated in his second practice with the Patriots Thursday, and caught multiple passes from Tom Brady during drills in preparation fo...
00:26 2019-09-13

F2 Driver Anthoine Hubert Passes Away After Crash In Belgian GP Feature Race Formula 2 racer Anthoine Hubert passed away on August 31, 2019, after sustaining injuries in a horrific crash during the feature race at Spa-Francorchamps in the Belgian GP. The 22-year-old driver was......
15:00 2019-09-01

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

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

A Huge Experiment Has 'Weighed' the Tiny Neutrino, a Particle That Passes Right Through Matter An experiment nearly two decades in the making has finally unveiled its measurements of the mass of the universe’s most abundant matter particle: the neutrino. Read more......
21:13 2019-09-18

Succession recap: season two, episode five – a test of moral character that nobody passes The Roys are required, for 48 hours, to impersonate an alcoholically abstemious clan that is socially conscious and free of moral turpitude. Some hopeSpoiler alert: this recap is for people watching Succession season two, which airs on HBO in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK. Do not read on unless ...
11:39 2019-09-09

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

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

Facebook worker dies after jumping from building at Silicon Valley HQ A Facebook employee died Thursday after jumping from the fourth floor of a building at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters, police and reports said. The man leapt from a building at the tech giant’s Menlo Park, Calif. campus at around 11:30 a.m., police said. A preliminary investig...
02:13 2019-09-20

Wendy's worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
17:39 2019-05-21

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
04:39 2019-08-18

Carnival worker accused of groping Montana police detective GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Prosecutors say a carnival worker accused of sexually assaulting women and a girl at the Montana State Fair last year was arrested after he groped an off-duty police detective who had training as a special victims unit officer. The Great Falls Tribune reports opening argume...
17:52 2019-05-21

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
02:39 2019-06-28

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
06:00 2019-08-09

Former campground worker charged after holding gun during confrontation with black couple A white former campground worker has been charged after she holding a gun while confronting an African American, according to media reports.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Queens woman sexually assaulted by man dressed as construction worker: DA A man dressed as a construction worker sexually assaulted a woman during a home invasion at her Howard Beach apartment and at one point forced her to make a sick choice — get smothered with a pillow, have sex with her 21-year-old son or let him rape her, prosecutors alleged Friday. Joshua Hend...
01:13 2019-09-21

Ex-transportation worker caught driving without any valid papers: cops A former New York City employee was arrested Saturday night after getting caught driving in Staten Island without any of the valid paperwork required to operate a vehicle. Ironically, he previously worked a low-level job with the city’s Department of Transportation. Roberto Labita, 50, who earned $1...
17:00 2019-09-22

Britain concerned at reports HK consulate worker held in China Britain said on Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a staff member at the consulate in its former colony of Hong Kong had been detained in mainland China....
10:13 2019-08-20

Transportation worker caught driving without any valid papers: cops A New York City employee was arrested Saturday night after getting caught driving in Staten Island without any of the valid paperwork required to operate a vehicle. Ironically, he works a low-level job with the city’s Department of Transportation. Roberto Labita, 50, who earned $18,258 last ye...
16:13 2019-09-22

Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save choking boy One Chick-fil-A employee in Georgia said he’s feeling like a “hero” after leaping through a drive-thru window to save a young boy from choking. On Wednesday, Logan Simmons was working the drive-thru of the chicken-centric chain’s Stonebridge Village location in Flowery Branch when he heard a woman i...
21:52 2019-06-28

Police: Worker finds suspected fentanyl in ice cream freezer SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Routine maintenance on a South Carolina convenience store’s ice cream freezer reportedly turned up a hidden stash of what authorities believe is the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. Authorities say a maintenance worker found aluminum foil pieces containing an “u...
19:13 2019-06-21

DNA test proves care worker is heir to sprawling £50m estate A struggling care worker has inherited one of Britain's finest country estates after he was found to be the illegitimate son of the property's previous aristocratic owner who died last year....
16:00 2019-05-21

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Police tell KNXV-TV 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez was taken into custody without incident early Tues...
16:52 2019-05-21

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
14:00 2019-06-11

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
01:13 2019-07-06

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas Marshall, posted two memos widely within the company, urging mass action by employees to pressure management to cease the sale of firearms. Now, ...
02:13 2019-08-07

Arizona postal worker says mail trucks get hot enough to cook steak I only lived in Phoenix for two years, but that was long enough to know I couldn’t stand the heat, and I needed to get out of the kitchen. Oh, it’s a dry heat you say? Forgive me for ignoring the dew point when it’s 110 degrees at 2 in the morning and asphalt parking lots are liquifying into quicksa...
23:39 2019-08-07

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Shortly Rahul Gandhi will appear in a court in Mumbai shortly in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS......
08:00 2019-07-04

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate worker in jail: lawyer A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep a U.S. consulate employee in jail as his trial on espionage charges continues, a lawyer said, meaning he will remain in detention until the next hearing in December....
16:13 2019-09-18

Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report The husband of a United Nations worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Suva police....
00:26 2019-08-12

Homeless man arrested in disturbing machete attack on deli worker A homeless man was picked up hours after allegedly hacking at a helpless deli worker with a machete in Hells Kitchen, police said Sunday. Rigoberto Reyes, 57, was arrested just after 2 p.m. Saturday on charges of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tressing passing, according to po...
06:00 2019-06-10

Co-worker arrested in stabbing death on Cal State Fullerton campus A suspect has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at the California State University, Fullerton campus, officials said Thursday. ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Assam BJP Worker Gets Himanta Biswa's Photo Tattooed, Calls Him "God" A BJP worker in Assam took political fandom to another level and got a picture of state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tattooed on his forearm. Another BJP worker recently shared pictures of it on......
03:13 2019-08-23

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana said a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree murder. Bond was set at $250,000. Investigators beli...
20:39 2019-06-23

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.        ...
08:39 2019-06-23

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
12:13 2019-08-22

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliveries in a residential area of Shreveport, around ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Chinese Man Allegedly Pushed Pak Worker Into Furnace In Anger, Arrested A Chinese national was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday for allegedly pushing a Pakistani worker into a burning furnace in Punjab province for failing to comprehend his instructions, triggering......
18:13 2019-05-22

China: British consulate worker Simon Cheng released The 28-year old had been in Chinese custody for more than two weeks. He had been accused of violating public security management regulations while in the city of Shenzhen, just across the bay from Hong Kong....
07:39 2019-08-24

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
12:26 2019-08-24

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Worker buried alive at open-cut manganese mine in Australia Emergency services are searching for a man buried alive when a wall collapsed in a manganese mine in Australia's Northern Territory, police said on Sunday....
12:13 2019-08-25

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, found out his father was the aristocrat Charles Rogers after his ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Northern Territory mine worker buried under collapsing wall Major operation under way at Bootu Creek to find 59-year-old man from DarwinA worker has been buried in soil and rock after a wall collapse at a mine in the Northern Territory.A major operation has been under way to find the 59-year-old Darwin man at the Bootu Creek mine, about 110km north of Tennan...
23:00 2019-08-25

Kenneth Saal arrested in murder of co-worker Carolyn Byington A New Jersey man has been arrested in the murder of his 26-year-old co-worker, more than two months after she was found dead in her apartment, prosecutors said Thursday. Kenneth Saal, 30, is accused of killing Carolyn Byington when she went home for lunch on June 10. He was arrested at his home in L...
22:26 2019-08-22

RSS Worker Killed In UP For Allegedly Harassing Woman, 2 Arrested: Police Two people have been arrested for allegedly killing a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, the police said today....
06:52 2019-09-16

Arizona DPS trooper arrested for allegedly threatening to kill co-worker PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill another employee of the agency. DPS officials say Edward Swan made the threat in front of his supervisor during a meeting last Friday. The 48-year-old Swan was taken into...
04:52 2019-08-01

BJP Worker Shot Dead In West Bengal's Nadia, Says Police A 23-year-old BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Saturday. The incident happened at Chakdaha town around 10 pm last night, a police officer said....
14:00 2019-05-25

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-07-17

Missing Bronx junkyard worker’s body found after fire The body of a missing worker was found at the scene of a Bronx junkyard fire Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The worker had been unaccounted for since the blaze broke out at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the New England Used Auto Parts on Boston Road in Eastchester, according to the FDNY. His injuries w...
03:39 2019-09-07

Man slugs MTA worker in random attack inside Harlem station Shocking video released by police shows the moment an irate straphanger slugged an MTA worker in an unprovoked attack in Harlem. The man was acting erratically as he slipped past the red tape stretched across the turnstiles inside the 2/3 train station at 145th Street around 3:30 a.m. Saturday and b...
15:26 2019-06-17

Worker falls to his death after box truck slams into his cherry picker A worker fell to his death when a box truck slammed into his cherry picker in Queens early Thursday morning, police said. The 59-year-old worker was fixing a street light when a man driving a 2018 Hino struck the arm of the cherry picker, around 2:45 a.m near Goldsmith Street and Grand Avenue in Elm...
16:13 2019-09-12