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Mnuchin dismisses question by CNN's Jim Acosta as 'ridiculous'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dismissed CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta's question as "ridiculous" during a press briefing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....

Mnuchin dismisses question by CNN's Jim Acosta as 'ridiculous'

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'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "recollection of this matter is completely wrong." Ac...
08:39 2019-07-11

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate payment from Abu Dhabi’ while City manager."...
14:33 2019-05-21

The most ridiculous law in every state Darren McCollester/Getty There are plenty of urban legends and fake state laws circulating around the internet. However, these weird or outlandish laws are actually on the books, whether they're enforced or not. Here are the most ridiculous laws from all 50 states — you may be breaking quite ...
12:52 2019-09-14

TCL has not one, but two new ridiculous 8K TVs at IFA this year In an overcrowded category like high-end TVs, some companies will do anything to stand out. Case in point: TCL’s new X-Series TV that has an 8K resolution, uses AI learning, has a retractable camera and supports augmented reality content. Oh, and it has a ‘duo-display designȁ...
22:39 2019-09-05

What Was Your Most Ridiculous Medical Bill? It’s no secret that the U.S. medical system is completely fucked up. We seek medical care without knowing how much it will cost; prices are negotiated between hospitals and insurance companies, and we have little to no choice but to pay our premiums, deductibles, and whatever bills might come our wa...
04:26 2019-09-19

Even without suicide, ‘13 Reasons Why’ is still ridiculous Netflix’s controversial hit “13 Reasons Why” tried to re-brand itself in its third season, but it’s still over the top and ridiculous. The teen drama, which began its life as a show about the reasons why Hannah (Katherine Langford) took her own life, has long attracted protests and scorn...
19:39 2019-08-29

This supersonic car will try to hit a ridiculous 500mph in October Hard as it might be to imagine a car that can travel at supersonic speeds of up to 1,000 miles per hour, one such project is working to get closer to that goal — the Bloodhound supersonic car project, which has a major speed test set for October. The car, which has a British team behind it tha...
12:26 2019-07-11

How Ridiculous Is Apple's $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? At $5,000, Apple’s new Pro Display XDR definitely ain’t cheap, but with a 32-inch screen, 6K resolution, full HDR support (with a ridiculous peak brightness of 1600 nits), and color reproduction that some are claiming is better than OLED, you can sort of see where all that money is going.Read more.....
23:26 2019-06-04

Tom Brady’s training regimen gets even more ridiculous This doesn’t look like Gillette Stadium. Tom Brady continued his offseason training over the weekend, suiting up in pads and a helmet under a scorching sun on the beach. Taking to Instagram, Brady, 41, posted two clips from the session, in which he also practiced his form by a pool. “Wor...
18:13 2019-06-03

What Yankees did to unlock Tauchman’s ridiculous talent BALTIMORE — This latest pinstriped revelation did not arrive primarily via analytics, nor by the Yankees’ ability to solve some Sphinx-like riddle and procure some secret sauce. No, if you ask Mike Tauchman and the people around the Yankees about how he became such a crucial member of this team so q...
03:52 2019-08-07

Jets' Gase: 'Ridiculous' to consider trading Bell Jets coach Adam Gase hinted he wasn't a fan of what the Jets paid for Le'Veon Bell in free agency, but he said he is "excited" to have the running back on his roster and isn't thinking about trading him....
18:26 2019-05-23

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
15:52 2019-07-13

Ridiculous To Blame BJP On Karnataka Crisis, Says Ram Madhav Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav has dismissed charges that his party engineered defections in Karnataka leaving the Congress-JD(S) government struggling to survive, but said they are......
17:13 2019-07-08

The Yankees’ brilliance is reaching ridiculous levels LONDON — They came, they saw, they prospered. The Yankees were happy tourists, excellent ambassadors and a winning team — a superbly executed triple play on either side of the Atlantic. They met special circumstances with continued special play. The Yanks carried over the outstanding results in Nort...
05:13 2019-07-01

Netflix's 'Between Two Ferns' trailer looks as ridiculous as you'd expect Netflix has finally offered a peek at Between Two Ferns: The Movie just days before its September 20th premiere, and there's little doubt that Zack Galifianakis and crew are upping the ante for their magnum opus. The trailer starts with a Matthew McC......
21:13 2019-09-03

Gizmodo How Ridiculous Is Apple’s $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? Gizmodo How Ridiculous Is Apple’s $1,000 Monitor Stand, Really? | Jalopnik Volvo Offers ‘Free’ Towing for Every Single Volvo In the U.S. Except There’s a Huge Catch | Kotaku One Year Later, Did Sony (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? | Lifehacker Amtrak Is Offering BOGO Sleeper Car Tickets T...
00:01 2019-06-05

| Tinkler slams 'ridiculous' MOM award - to his own goalkeeper! Coach Eric Tinkler has slammed the selection of his goalkeeper, Ghana's Richard Ofori, as man of the match after a goalless Absa Premiership match, calling it "ridiculous"....
03:52 2019-08-26

It’s ridiculous that golfers are being paid like rock stars On Sunday, the winner of golf’s final major of the year, the British Open, will raise the fabled Claret Jug. While it’s one of the most iconic accolades in sport (and comes with a check for almost $2 million), you don’t need to win trophies or titles to make a killing in the professional game......
20:52 2019-07-20

Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties' Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast....
11:00 2019-09-20

Destiny Players Are Getting Fed Up With A Ridiculous Grenade Launcher Quest For months, hardcore Destiny 2 players have been trying to scale their way up to a seemingly impossible mountaintop. The Mountaintop, in fact… because that’s the name of a Legendary grenade launcher in Destiny 2 that many players have coveted for a long time. It is, as its name implies, incredibly l...
16:13 2019-07-23

Bears, Nagy search for remedy after 'ridiculous' opener On the optimistic side, Matt Nagy has 10 days to evaluate and implement a fix for an ailing offense after the Chicago Bears put up three points in what the second-year head coach termed a "ridiculous" showing Thursday against the Green Bay Packers....
18:13 2019-09-06

Ridiculous rally sends red-hot Mets to wild win over Nationals The Mets wanted to see how they would fare against better competition after resurrecting their season versus lowly opponents. They got a pretty good answer Friday night, with one of their most dramatic victories of the season. With the Mets trailing by three runs entering the bottom of the ninth, To...
08:39 2019-08-10

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preventing him from sending an important tweet? No, the ...
05:39 2019-06-04

The third season of Claws continues to hit the jackpot in all its ridiculous splendor At the heart of its cavalcade of pills, acetone, and swamp-logged intrigue, TNT’s Claws is a story about nail artisan-in-charge Desna Simms (Niecy Nash) and her evolving morality. Last season demonstrated a notable shift in Desna’s motives for her criminal behavior: What were once choices made out o...
17:52 2019-06-08

Tom Brady snaps during ‘ridiculous’ Titans-Jaguars debacle This Titans-Jaguars mess was not able to hold Tom Brady’s attention. The Patriots legend was dutifully tuning into the Thursday night game in rainy Jacksonville, but got fed up at the end of the first half with the never-ending parade of penalties. “I’m turning off this game I can’t watc...
04:39 2019-09-20

This 'Smart' Light Bulb Video Is the Most Ridiculous Thing We've Ever Seen People of the 20th century imagined that Americans of the future would be zipping around in flying cars and jetpacks. Instead, we’ve got a plummeting life expectancy, the rise of measles, and even a resurgence of concentration camps on U.S. soil.Read more......
16:39 2019-06-20

The ridiculous, mind-boggling experience of going trackside at Monaco Casino Square, the iconic tunnel, and the incredible speeds of the Swimming Pool section -- Laurence Edmondson and Nate Saunders report from the other side of the fence at the Monaco Grand Prix....
16:13 2019-05-24

How a PGA Tour caddie shot a ridiculous 202 in US Amateur qualifier Tanking has reached golfing. A PGA Tour caddie got off to a rough start in his qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Championship, so he decided to add weight to his sinking ship and run up his score to a stunning 202 — as in 131-over par. Trey Bilardello, who has an impressive 2.2 handicap, missed......
23:13 2019-07-17

The Latest: Attorney calls case against Spacey ‘ridiculous’ NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey’s lawyer is calling the case accusing the actor of groping a young man in 2016 “ridiculous.” Defense attorney Alan Jackson blasted pr...
20:39 2019-06-03

I wore that ridiculous skintight romper through the streets of Manhattan Here’s the thing: I’m a modest dresser. Unlike most gals in their early twenties, I tend to stay away from anything too body-conscious or attention-grabbing. Instead, my wardrobe is made up of preppy staples: loose-fitting denim, horizontal stripes, Peter Pan collars and classic turtlenecks. T...
05:00 2019-08-21

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can imagine between New York and the Hamptons — including luggage, golf clubs, strollers, soil and even...
18:53 2019-05-23

Downton Abbey review – ridiculous, vanilla-flavoured fun Imelda Staunton joins Maggie Smith and co in this standalone film that feels like an intensely glucose Christmas special There are some films that you really have to see on the big screen. Not this one, though. To get the full, authentic experience, you’ll need to see it on the small screen, on 27 D...
16:39 2019-09-10

Watson issues call for unity after 'ridiculous' bid to oust him Divisions at the top of Labour are undermining the party's efforts to present itself as a government-in-waiting, Tom Watson has said, as he hit out at a "ridiculous" attempt to oust him from his role as deputy leader....
23:13 2019-09-21

The ridiculous reasons rich New Yorkers no longer buy penthouses Life on the top just isn’t what it used to be. Once synonymous with status, penthouses seem to have lost their cache. Everyone from bold-faced billionaires to wealthy Joe Shmoes are falling out of love with Manhattan’s trophy properties in the sky. As aspirational towers get taller and taller, the n...
12:39 2019-09-01

5 Ridiculous Types of People on an Airplane as You Wait to Deboard I recently took a trip down to Atlanta for my niece’s high school graduation. Despite the amount of Red Bull I consume (does anybody else think the only reason flavored Red Bull exists is to mix with vodka?), I do not have wings. So I had to fly. There are times when I fly that I’ll spring for an up...
20:39 2019-05-22

Frank de Boer: 'Equal pay at international level now would be ridiculous' The Atlanta United manager reflects on his short reign at Crystal Palace and explains why he thinks the equal pay debate is not overWhen José Mourinho called Frank de Boer “the worst manager in the history of the Premier League”, the Dutchman’s ego remained intact. De Boer is a realist. Zero points ...
23:26 2019-08-13

Trump renews threat to end 'ridiculous' birthright citizenship President Trump again threatened to end what he called the "ridiculous" policy of birthright citizenship, which awards citizenship automatically to those born in the United States....
01:00 2019-08-22

Iran Guards say U.S. sanctioning of foreign minister Zarif 'ridiculous' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards condemned on Thursday the sanctioning of the Iranian foreign minister by the United States as "ridiculous, illegal and unwise", the semi-official news agency Fars reported....
12:52 2019-08-01

Meghan McCain: Pete Buttigieg's socialism comment was 'just ridiculous' During Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg claimed Republicans will try to paint they party's nominee as a radical socialist even if they have a moderate track record. This drew the ire of "The View" co-host Meghan McCain who called his comments absurd. ...
23:52 2019-07-31

Giuliani tries clearing up controversial CNN interview, says idea he set out to get Biden is 'ridiculous' President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani aimed to clarify what he said in a recent CNN interview about his involvement with Ukraine investigating Joe Biden's son, after the network’s Chris Cuomo accused him of contradicting himself....
22:13 2019-09-22

Southgate worried by England's 'ridiculous' mistakes in 'crazy' win over Kosovo • Michael Keane culpable for first-minute Kosovo goal• Southgate: ‘It was bizarre … we made some crazy errors’Gareth Southgate said he was concerned with the ridiculous, crazy and basic errors that littered England’s victory over Kosovo as he hailed Raheem Sterling for an “unstoppable” display in th...
12:00 2019-09-11

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Prize for Most Ridiculous AOC Attack of the Week The painfully stupid argument over whether Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to label the government’s migrant internment centers “concentration camps” (she extremely was) continued unabated on Wednesday, with Republican Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy demanding AOC apologize to the entire...
19:52 2019-06-19

Watch: Warriors' Stephen Curry knocks down ridiculous three after backpedaling Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry flashed his range with another deep 3-pointer against the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals....
10:26 2019-06-03

That Ridiculous S2000 Jump From 2Fast 2Furious Was More Impressive Than You Might Have Realized I remember cringing in the movie theatre watching Suki’s pink Honda S2000 sail across the sky while she screamed “Yeah, smack that ass!” But after seeing some new-old behind the scenes 2Fast 2Furious footage, the stunt’s cool on a whole new level. Did you know that was a remote-controlled car on a r...
07:26 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European Union – and what comes next – than it was when the ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Thomas de Gendt's ridiculous power stats from his breakaway stage win "Eurosport\u0027s friends at CyclingHub reveal the incredible power output from Thomas de Gendt during the final KMs of his Stage 8 win at the Tour de France."...
01:26 2019-07-15

Hannity Offers Most Ridiculous Defense of 'Send Her Back' Chant Yet When he’s not moonlighting as President Donald Trump’s personal policy advisor, sentient haircut Sean Hannity finds time to bravely lie with impunity—something he did with gusto on his Fox News show Thursday night, when he insisted the MAGA chuds chanting “send her back” at the mere mention of Rep....
20:00 2019-07-19

De Blasio trashes PBA chief’s Dante barbs as ‘ridiculous, shameful’ Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped a top NYPD union boss Thursday for criticizing his decision to mention during Wednesday’s presidential debate that he had schooled his mixed-race son Dante about how to stay safe during encounters with cops. “Ridiculous. Ridiculous and shameful,” the mayor told The ...
22:13 2019-06-27

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
06:13 2019-05-24

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday morning in Amsterdam, NY, according to WRGB. The s...
10:39 2019-05-23

Opinion: The games were ridiculous, but MLB's London Series was a huge success The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 50 runs in the two-game set at London Stadium, the first MLB games ever played in Europe.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Adam Gase addresses, fights off Le’Veon Bell reports: ‘ridiculous’ One of the fallouts from the firing of Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has been reports of coach Adam Gase not being fully onboard with signing free-agent running back Le’Veon Bell in March. The Post reported Gase did not think the Jets should pay as much as they did for Bell when they signed hi...
20:52 2019-05-23

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought the right thing was to step aside,” Acosta sai...
18:52 2019-07-12

CNN's Jim Acosta suggests that he was 'thrust' into the spotlight during Trump era CNN Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta dismissed the idea that he seeks out the spotlight during the Trump presidency but rather he and other journalists were "thrust" into an "unprecedented situation."...
05:00 2019-06-11

Dem leaders demand Alex Acosta's ouster Updated at 12:00 p.m. ETLabor Secretary Alex Acosta, who is under fire for the deal he previously cut with Jeffrey Epstein, went on the offensive on Tuesday, saying he supports the new charges against the billionaire financier while defending his own past actions.“The crimes committed by Epstein are...
18:13 2019-07-09

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes WASHINGTON (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Earthquakes goalkeeper Daniel Vega made some outstanding saves throughout the match, but Acosta took advantage of the one that rebounded with...
05:52 2019-06-02

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acosta, who one critics insisted has "become a commentator" in the Trump era. ...
02:52 2019-06-14

U.S. eyeing sanctions over Turkey's S-400 buy: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchase of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system, but no decisions have been made....
20:52 2019-09-09

A Second-By-Second Recap of That Bizarre, Ridiculous and Utterly Perfect KOCO-TV 'Gorilla' Apology Video 0:08: The first shot you see is one of KOCO-TV morning anchors Alex Housden and Jason Hackett seated next to each other, with approximately six inches of space separating them. Housden looks frantic and harried like she just completed a seance for a whiteness Voltron that hasn’t yet arrived. Hackett...
06:26 2019-08-29

The 2020 Polestar 1 Hides Its Ridiculous Weight With a Surprisingly Simple Suspension Setup Many modern performance cars come with some sort of fancy technical adjustable suspension setup. But not the Polestar 1. Its suspension is much more straightforward, which is surprising considering it weighs more than a literal Bentley....
20:26 2019-06-21

Alex Acosta Does an Absolutely Terrible Job Defending Himself Over Epstein A stammering, soft-spoken Labor Secretary Alex Acosta spent his Wednesday afternoon desperately trying to convince a deeply skeptical public that he acted entirely above board while overseeing alleged child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s sweetheart plea deal a decade ago....
23:00 2019-07-10

Acosta resignation: 'I hate to see this happen,' says Trump – video The US labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Donald Trump announced the news on Friday with Acosta by his side before the president left on ...
23:52 2019-07-12

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
20:13 2019-07-12

Business Groups See Acosta Successor as More Aggressive Deregulator Business groups expect the new acting leader of the Labor Department to move more quickly on deregulatory efforts than Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who said Friday he was resigning....
20:26 2019-07-12

Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives....
00:00 2019-07-13

Acosta to Step Down Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta said he was resigning as labor secretary, amid criticism of a nonprosecution deal he struck with financier Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago as a federal prosecutor....
22:52 2019-07-12

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein saying he tried to avoid a deal allowing the wealthy financier to "walk free." (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
18:52 2019-07-09

Acosta dodges when asked if Epstein was an 'intelligence asset' Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta declined to answer Wednesday if he had ever been told that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset during his handling of the 2008 child sex abuse case against the jet-setting financier....
00:00 2019-07-11

US briefing: Acosta row, Trump slams ‘foolish’ May and RIP Rip Torn Wednesday’s top story: Trump ‘feels badly’ for labor secretary amid calls to quit over Epstein case. Plus, why so many people think the moon landings were fakedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:39 2019-07-10

Mnuchin says U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran The United States is still pursuing its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-line national security adviser John Bolton....
20:52 2019-09-12

Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away: Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
20:39 2019-05-22

Tom Cotton hits Steven Mnuchin over Huawei Sen. Tom Cotton dinged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, urging U.S. companies to disregard his advice and shun the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives.The Arkansas Republican launched his shot at Mnuchin in response to a report from The Wall Street Journal that Mnuchin was encou...
17:39 2019-07-11

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday became the latest to blast “Libra,” the digital currency the social network proposed last month to simplify global mon...
04:00 2019-07-16

Mnuchin Says U.S. Looking Closely at Issuing 50-Year Bond The Treasury Department is “very seriously considering” issuing a 50-year bond next year, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, as the Trump administration looks to take greater advantage of low interest rates to slow soaring borrowing costs....
00:00 2019-09-13

The Latest: Mnuchin to hold 1-on-1 chat with PBOC Gov. Yi FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 1:50 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he plans to speak one-on-one with China’s central bank governor about trade. Mnuchin said Saturday that he would hold...
11:39 2019-06-08

Mnuchin: No meeting planned between Trump-Rouhani Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while he's in New York later this month. Mnuchin said Thursday that such a meeting is "not planned at the moment." (Sept. 12)        ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)        ...
00:13 2019-05-23

Mnuchin says 2020 deadline for Tubman $20 bill not possible WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is calling “completely erroneous” a published report that an initial 2020 deadline for completing the design of a $20 bill featuring Harriett Tubman could have been met. Mnuchin told a congressional committee last month that the redesig...
01:13 2019-06-15

WRAPUP 1-Mnuchin says further U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away The United States is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
17:00 2019-05-22

Mnuchin: Trump ‘determined as ever’ on China trade Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin clarified some confusion coming out of President Trump’s recent remarks about his approach to China, stating that the president is “determined as ever on this issue.”...
21:52 2019-08-25

Trump has no position on Boeing's 737 Max, but says it must be fixed to fly: Mnuchin U.S. President Donald Trump has no position on Boeing Co's grounded 737 Max aircraft except that the plane's flaws must be fixed if the company wants to win U.S. approval to fly it again, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-07-24

The Latest: Mnuchin says talks with PBOC’s Yi ‘constructive’ FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 3:40 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he held a constructive meeting with the head of China’s central bank and that their discussion on trade issues was R...
10:26 2019-06-09

Bradley Wiggins and Orla Chennaoui suffer laughing fit on-air over Adam Blythe's ridiculous shirt "Adam Blythe\u0027s impromptu shirt change prompted tears of laughter from Bradley Wiggins and Orla Chennaoui in the Eurosport studio as Brian Smith desperately tried to get conversation back to the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia."...
19:00 2019-05-30

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's crimes "horrific."...
19:39 2019-07-09

‘The president's insane’: book by CNN's Jim Acosta charts Trump war on press Reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, according to an eagerly awaited new book by one of the c...
06:01 2019-05-26

Alex Acosta's connection to Jeffrey Epstein scandal explained Alex Acosta has been under fire in recent days for his involvement in a secret 2008 plea deal for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was recently hit with new charges for alleged sex trafficking crimes. ...
19:26 2019-07-12

Even More Evidence That Alex Acosta Doesn't Care About Child Sex Trafficking Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is facing calls for his resignation over his handling of the first Jeffrey Epstein child sex trafficking case when he was a federal prosecutor, following Epstein’s arrest over the weekend for allegedly trafficking dozens of children for sex in New York and Florida....
23:00 2019-07-10

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago and said the new charges lodged by Manhattan federal prosecutors could “more fully bring him to justice.” “The crimes commi...
20:39 2019-07-09

Alex Acosta Desperately Tries to Cover for Letting Epstein Off the Hook Three days after billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged by federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York with sex trafficking young girls in the mid-2000s, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta—the former federal prosecutor who orchestrated Epstein’s ridiculously lax non-prosecution agre...
19:13 2019-07-09

Acosta Defends Role in Brokering Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed resignation calls by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Jeffrey Epstein....
22:13 2019-07-10

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
09:26 2019-05-26

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the same measure, the president craves the adulation of ...
09:52 2019-06-11

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenient sentence....
06:52 2019-07-11

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as too lenient....
23:39 2019-07-10

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew acclaim from two of his biggest mainstream media critics: CNN’s Jim Acosta and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough....
17:00 2019-06-06

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:13 2019-07-11

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
20:13 2019-07-15

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
00:39 2019-06-15

China trade talks to start next week, Mnuchin says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that he will travel to China next week with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to resume talks with Beijing on an eventual trade deal, the first high-level talks since President Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping late last mont...
22:13 2019-07-24

Treasury's Mnuchin says Amazon 'destroyed' U.S. retail sector U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that online giant Amazon.com Inc "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
01:13 2019-07-25

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
16:01 2019-06-14

WRAPUP 3-Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away -Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-05-22

NYT: Mnuchin wants Secret Service back under the Treasury Department Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing to move the US Secret Service from the Department of Homeland Security back under his department's control, according to The New York Times....
18:39 2019-06-27

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
14:39 2019-06-10

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
20:39 2019-05-22

Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skepticism of the social media company's digital asset plans....
21:39 2019-07-15

Mnuchin says had 'candid' talks on trade with PBOC head U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Sunday he had a "constructive meeting" with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, including a "candid discussion" on trade issues....
15:13 2019-06-09

Steve Mnuchin: U.S. to pick up trade talks with China The United States and China will hold trade talks by phone Thursday, and in-person negotiations could also resume in the near future, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday....
18:39 2019-07-18

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

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
03:39 2019-06-15

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
10:13 2019-07-11

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G-20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang at a gathering of G-20 finance leaders in Japan....
07:26 2019-06-05

U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-line national security adviser John Bolton....
17:00 2019-09-12

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
07:52 2019-07-11

Steven Mnuchin says economy is solid despite China trade war Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday offered a rosy view of the US economy, minimized the impact of President Trump’s trade war with China — and teased a “middle-class tax cut” as the 2020 election looms. “I think there’s no question the US economy is in very good shape. As we look around the...
04:00 2019-09-10

Mnuchin: Supreme Court may be next in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac case CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Capitol Hill where Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told her he's exploring a number of options to push forward with privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
06:52 2019-09-11

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
02:13 2019-07-11

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
20:52 2019-07-10

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hill are largely sticking with him despite the new c...
18:13 2019-07-09

Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who on Wednesday defended his handling of the case. Barry Krischer, who was the Palm Beach attorney during Epstein’s sex-tr...
05:13 2019-07-11

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
19:39 2019-07-12

CNN's Jim Acosta fires another shot at Trump, says media is more honest with Americans than the president is American media outlets have been much more "honest and straightforward" than President Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta said in an interview published on Tuesday....
02:39 2019-06-12

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — L...
19:52 2019-07-12

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling on Secretary Acosta to resign. It is now impossibl...
17:39 2019-07-09

Former Florida prosecutor derides Acosta's 'completely wrong' account concerning Epstein Former Palm Beach County State Attorney Barry Krischer unloaded on Alexander Acosta on Wednesday, saying Trump's Labor Secretary was peddling a "completely wrong" account of how Jeffrey Epstein escaped federal criminal penalties in 2008 in a cynical bid to "rewrite history."...
03:00 2019-07-11

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
17:00 2019-06-09

Amazon has ‘destroyed’ retail and should be scrutinized, Treasury chief Mnuchin says The comments come one day after the Justice Department announced it was opening a wide-ranging antitrust review of the “market-leading online platforms."...
23:52 2019-07-24

Amazon has 'destroyed the retail industry across the United States,' Mnuchin says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that although Amazon has provided certain benefits to the consumer, the Jeff Bezos-led company has "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
21:13 2019-07-24

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
23:39 2019-07-15

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
20:13 2019-07-18

Pelosi sees 'clear understanding' with Mnuchin on budget deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested tonight that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be within striking distance of a two-year agreement to avoid billions in automatic spending cuts and a calamitous default on the nation’s debt.“We have a clear understanding of what we want to agree to an...
02:39 2019-07-17

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
20:39 2019-05-22

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
01:52 2019-05-23

Government Could Breach Debt Ceiling in September, Mnuchin Warns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Congress that the government could breach its statutory borrowing limit by September, begging for a debt ceiling increase....
18:52 2019-07-12

Mnuchin hopes for congressional support for U.S. housing reforms within six months U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump administration would take administrative measures to overhaul mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if it failed to secure congressional support for its plan within six months....
20:52 2019-09-09

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. The House Ways an...
01:13 2019-06-15

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chance of success....
20:26 2019-06-27

U.S.'s Pompeo, Mnuchin, Bolton to brief media on Tuesday: White House U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House national security adviser John Bolton will hold a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) on Tuesday, the White House said....
23:00 2019-09-10

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Trump will retain the authority to impose tariffs if Mexico fails to live up to it....
14:13 2019-06-08

Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China The Treasury secretary also said that President Trump will meet with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 leaders’ summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month....
15:52 2019-06-08

AOC, Warren team up for new video pressing Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pressed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in Sears' 2018 bankruptcy in a video released Thursday....
06:39 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang this weekend at a gathering of G20 finance leaders in Japan, marking the first face-to-face discussion between key U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators in nearly a month. A Treasury spokesman confi...
04:52 2019-06-05

Mnuchin threatens China with tariffs if they bail on trade deal Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly urged China to come back to trade talks, threatening more tariffs if Beijing doesn’t live up to its commitments. “If they want to come back to the table and complete the deal on the terms that we were continuing to negotiate, that would be great,” he said...
01:39 2019-06-09

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this month....
17:13 2019-06-08

Mnuchin says main progress on U.S.-China trade to be at Trump-Xi summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would discuss trade issues with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang, but the main progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute would take place later this month at a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
09:13 2019-06-08

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
02:52 2019-06-15

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
03:39 2019-07-12

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher law firm. Trump tweets that Scalia ...
12:13 2019-07-19

CNN's Jim Acosta says he works 'on behalf of the American people,' network doesn't 'spin' coverage CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta insisted that he works "on behalf of the American people" and that his network doesn't "spin" its coverage. ...
07:39 2019-06-12

Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein plea deal, hits Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down for what she called an “unconscionable agreement” with Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged earlier with sex trafficking in New York City federal court....
06:52 2019-07-09

House panel wants Alexander Acosta to explain Jefferey Epstein plea deal Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appear before the panel to explain his role in a plea deal that put sex offender Jefferey Epstein behind bars for only 13 months. Acosta was the US attorney in Miami in 2008 when he allowed the wealthy finan...
04:13 2019-07-11

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
03:26 2019-07-11

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta but says will look at matter amid Epstein case President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
18:52 2019-07-09

A Cursed Story About Jim Acosta Singing Christmas Carols With Sarah Huckabee Sanders As Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ time at the White House winds down, some reporters can’t wait to party with the soon-to-be former press secretary. CNN’s Jim Acosta, however, already has a weird party anecdote to share....
17:26 2019-06-21

Embattled Alex Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation The episode reignited this week when federal prosecutors in New York brought a new round of child sex trafficking charges against the wealthy hedge fund manager. And on Wednesday, a new accuser stepped forward to say Epstein raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15....
13:00 2019-07-11

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
23:26 2019-07-10

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into it....
22:13 2019-07-09

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein didn’t “walk free.” “The Pa...
22:52 2019-07-10

Pelosi adds her voice to those calling for Acosta’s resignation over earlier Epstein case The House speaker said in a tweet that the former U.S. attorney made an “unconscionable agreement” with the financier in 2007 in another case involving sex trafficking allegations....
16:00 2019-07-09

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side...
20:39 2019-07-12

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
19:39 2019-07-09

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he arranged for sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 20...
16:52 2019-07-12

Ocasio-Cortez, Warren grill Mnuchin for role in Sears bankruptcy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined forces with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to ​challenge Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin over his role in the bankruptcy of Sears that resulted in thousands of workers being laid off and stores closing. The New York Democrat and the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful f...
21:13 2019-05-23

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday....
15:13 2019-06-08

Mnuchin says Facebook must enact proper safeguards against illicit use, money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Monday that the Treasury department has serious concerns that Facebook Inc's proposed LIBRA cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skepticism of the company's digital asset plans....
20:52 2019-07-15

Seems Like the Harriet Tubman Bill Was Pretty Far Along Before Steven Mnuchin Pulled the Plug Last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress that the much-anticipated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman would be delayed by six years for technical reasons, and might not even feature the abolitionist whatsoever. However, a New York Times report reveals that the note was actuall...
17:52 2019-06-14

Steven Mnuchin, Robert Lighthizer to travel to Shanghai for trade negotiations Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will travel to China next week for negotiations to resolve the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
04:39 2019-07-25

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unless it’s urgent....
06:13 2019-07-15

Warren, Ocasio-Cortez demand answers on Sears bankruptcy from Mnuchin The congresswomen say they are "deeply concerned by the financial engineering" that occurred while the treasury chief served on the retailer’s board....
05:52 2019-05-24

Mnuchin is wrong: Amazon has done more good than bad for small business | Gene Marks The treasury secretary said Amazon ‘destroyed the retail industry’ – but the company created opportunities for more than 1.9m small businesses around the worldTake a walk today down New York City’s Seventh Avenue – or any Main Street in small-town America – and you’ll see that things look a lot diff...
21:52 2019-07-31

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion released on Friday....
01:39 2019-06-15

Steve Mnuchin dissed 181 major CEOs in a new battle over the future of profits Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the CEOs of major companies who signed the Business Roundtable's new statement on the purpose of a corporation made a mistake. He's not the only one....
21:26 2019-09-20

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world's two largest economies seek to end a year-long trade war, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggesting in-person talks could follow....
08:00 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in the trade row with China - but absent a deal, Washington would maintain tariffs to cut its deficit....
16:13 2019-06-09

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that we would be doing that," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters....
04:00 2019-07-19

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
21:13 2019-07-18

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation until 2028....
02:52 2019-05-23

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
02:26 2019-06-11

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
19:00 2019-06-10

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
15:26 2019-05-22

U.S., Chinese officials to discuss trade in phone call this week: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday told reporters he expects to have another telephone call with Chinese officials this week as part of resumed discussions about a trade agreement....
01:52 2019-07-16

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
19:13 2019-05-23

Mnuchin: Trump could ease restrictions on Huawei if trade talks advance US treasury secretary says that without a deal, Washington will maintain tariffs to cut its deficitUS treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday Donald Trump might ease US restrictions on Huawei if there is progress in the trade row with China – but without a deal, Washington will maintain tar...
17:01 2019-06-09

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
19:26 2019-07-10

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
06:13 2019-07-11

Top Dems, rejecting Acosta's explanation for Epstein plea deal, renew calls for resignation Top Democrats swiftly rejected Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's explanation on Wednesday for his handling of a 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein while in a state attorney's office in Florida. They reiterated calls for him to resign, even as the White House indicated it would stand by th...
03:00 2019-07-11

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
16:13 2019-07-12

Tillis defends Acosta from calls to resign amid Epstein scandal: 'Has been a great secretary' Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said the effort to remove Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta from office is a political ploy and claimed he'd vote to confirm him again, even after learning all the current facts about the Jeffrey Epstein case. ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ago for financier Jeffrey Epstein, as the Trump administration fought back and the secretary himself defended his handling of the case. ...
22:26 2019-07-09

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected the victims in the case because it allowed them to avoid a trial where they could be cross-examined by the defense's lawyers....
00:39 2019-07-11

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
21:39 2019-07-12

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 years ago with the financier Jeffrey Epstein, who a...
02:52 2019-07-11

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
17:39 2019-07-12

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from his ugly spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-...
10:13 2019-05-24

CNN's Jim Acosta refers to rise of Tea Party as 'ghosts of the 20th century,' says he saw 'racist imagery' at rallies CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta knocked the Tea Party in his new book, referring to the movement as "ghosts of the twentieth century" that emerged in the Obama years. ...
01:26 2019-06-13

Alex Acosta’s recollection of Jeffrey Epstein deal ‘completely wrong’: former state attorney Trump's labour secretary insisted Wednesday that the deal in which the billionaire pleaded guilty to lesser state charges was the toughest he could have gotten at the time....
03:39 2019-07-11

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy, functioning democracy."...
00:39 2019-06-15

Mnuchin says Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns ahead of Libra launch: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a television interview that Facebook must satisfy regulatory concerns before it launches Libra, its planned cryptocurrency....
16:13 2019-07-24

Mnuchin cites 'conceptual' enforcement agreement ahead of China trade talks If the two countries can't strike "a deal that's good for us," then President Trump is "perfectly fine continuing the tariffs," Mnuchin says....
20:00 2019-09-09

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:13 2019-06-20

Mnuchin Expects Treasury, FHFA Pact Soon to Let Fannie, Freddie Retain Their Earnings Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he expects an agreement soon to allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin retaining their earnings, one of the first steps in the administration’s plan to return the mortgage-finance companies to private hands....
16:26 2019-09-09

Mnuchin says Huawei issue concerns national security, is separate from trade: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. government's steps against Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are a national security issue and not related to trade....
15:13 2019-06-09

Mnuchin says Huawei issue concerns national security, is separate from trade- CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. government's steps against Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are a national security issue and not related to trade....
14:39 2019-06-09

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday....
16:26 2019-06-08

Trump dismisses controversies over his resorts US officials are disputing reports that a joint Air Force-Alaska Air National Guard unit spent a night at a resort in Scotland owned by President Donald Trump. Trump insists: "I don't need to have somebody take a room overnight at a hotel." (Sept. 9)        ...
02:00 2019-09-10

J.D. Davis dismisses possible Mets concern KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.D. Davis’ said his right calf wasn’t bothering him, but his motions on the bases after delivering a pinch-hit, game-tying single for the Mets in the seventh inning Sunday triggered an alarm. “We were thinking of leaving him in left field and letting him play out there. He says h...
07:13 2019-08-19

UGA dismisses WR Holloman after 2018 incident Wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman has been dismissed from the Georgia football team after he admitted to police that he punched his then-girlfriend during an incident in 2018....
03:26 2019-06-22

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
23:39 2019-07-10

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
21:52 2019-07-09

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego mayor to avoid registering as a sex offender and dodge jail time....
17:13 2019-07-19

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrade charges and who, Acosta says, "was ready to let ...
20:13 2019-07-11

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking scandal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted her call for Acosta’s resignation Monday evening, and Senat...
19:13 2019-07-09

‘Unmasked’ book ranks media members who hate President Trump the most, from Jim Acosta to Mika Brzezinski A new book, “Unmasked -- Big Media's War Against Trump,” has named CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta as member of the media who “hates” President Trump the most....
15:39 2019-05-30

Anti-Trump CNN star Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." ...
02:00 2019-06-19

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to step down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking -- saying his office fought for a tougher punishment after state prosecuto...
22:26 2019-07-10

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sexually abusing underage girls in Florida. The non-p...
17:52 2019-07-09

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
18:39 2019-05-22

'A staff person': Pompeo and Mnuchin bury John Bolton in White House briefing White House national security adviser John Bolton talked himself out of a job, two cabinet officials suggested shortly after President Trump announced the key adviser’s departure from the administration....
12:00 2019-09-11

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trade agreement between the two countries. Reuters reports today that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin echoed Trump by stating that the president could loo...
03:00 2019-06-10

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns last month. But Mnuchin has refused to release the president's returns to Congress....
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump pushed Mnuchin to label China a currency manipulator, a move the president had resisted The treasury secretary had repeatedly refused to designate China as a currency manipulator because its currency moves didn’t meet the Treasury’s established criteria for that action....
13:52 2019-08-16

Judge Dismisses VIX Manipulation Litigation Against Cboe A federal judge dismissed a case against Cboe Global Markets that accused the exchange-operator of benefiting from manipulation of products based on the widely watched Cboe Volatility Index....
19:00 2019-05-30

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
07:13 2019-06-06

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report that she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country...
13:00 2019-05-29

Federal judge dismisses part of CDK lawsuit A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by dealership software provider CDK Global Inc. against a group of dealerships that alleges they improperly allowed third parties to access CDK's dealership management system. CDK has until Sept. 30 to revise and resubmit its claim that the 17 ...
22:52 2019-09-13

Trump dismisses reports of NKorean executions President Donald Trump is dismissing reports that a former North Korean negotiator in the nuclear talks has been executed, reportedly over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's unsuccessful summit with the president in February. (June 5)        ...
22:26 2019-06-05

Roger Federer dismisses seeding controversy "Roger Federer dismissed suggestions that his promotion to second seed has given him a favourable draw when he looked ahead to the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday."...
00:13 2019-06-30

| Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks' Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth has shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday’s Rugby Championship match against Australia....
16:00 2019-07-19

Trump dismisses Carter’s attacks on his legitimacy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is dismissing former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency as nothing more than a “Democrat talking point” as he takes his own digs at Carter. Trump was asked Saturday about the 94-year-old former U.S. president&...
13:01 2019-06-29

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
17:13 2019-07-12

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:39 2019-06-08

Opinion: It's ridiculous that some fans hate Fox Sports' Joe Buck For some reason, Fox Sports broadcaster Joe Buck has become a polarizing figure among many fans, and FTW's Andy Nesbitt says that makes no sense.       ...
19:26 2019-08-10

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
18:13 2019-07-15

Kyrgyz ex-president dismisses police summons as 'circus' Police investigators summoned former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev for questioning on Monday, setting the stage for a stand-off between him and his successor, incumbent Sooronbai Jeenbekov, in the volatile Central Asian nation....
20:52 2019-07-08

| Australia's Paine dismisses Archer's 'panic' jibe Australia captain Tim Paine has hit back at suggestions from England fast bowler Jofra Archer that the tourists "panicked" during their loss in the third Ashes Test....
02:26 2019-09-04

Judge dismisses DNC hacking suit against Trump campaign A U.S. judge dismissed the DNC's lawsuit that accused Russia, the Trump campaign, Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange and others of conspiring to interfere in the 2016 presidential election....
21:39 2019-07-31

Iran dismisses U.S. accusation it was behind attacks on Saudi oil sites SAUDI ARABIA (NBC News) – As Iran-backed Yemeni rebels claimed responsibility for an attack on one of the world’s largest oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday blamed Tehran directly. “Amid all the calls for de-escalation, Iran has no...
21:13 2019-09-15

New York court dismisses whistleblower's libel suit against UBS A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were......
19:01 2019-05-24

Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor and appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as its bookkeeper from 1990 to 2017, to handle its accounts for the fiscal year ending December 2019, according to a regulatory filing http://bit.ly/2wWOIUg....
11:00 2019-06-15

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the building's roof....
22:52 2019-06-03

The Latest: Trump dismisses concerns about climate change President Donald Trump dismisses concerns about climate change at a world leaders’ summit in France, saying he’s ‘not going to lose’ America’s wealth on ‘dreams’ and ‘windmills’...
19:26 2019-08-26

Judge dismisses Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking case A federal judge in Manhattan dismissed a sex trafficking case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, less than a month after he died in jail....
17:26 2019-08-30

Joe Biden Dismisses Report That He Told False War Story After The Washington Post reported that Mr. Biden had conflated several stories into one anecdote, the former vice president insisted the contours of the tale were accurate....
07:00 2019-08-30

Appeals court dismisses Trump emoluments case A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by the attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Maryland accusing President Donald Trump of violating emoluments clauses....
06:13 2019-07-11

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
13:13 2019-07-07

Djokovic dismisses Zverev before turning sights to posterity Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to Novak Djokovic on Thursday, as the top seed barged into the French Open semi-finals in straight sets....
01:52 2019-06-07

U.S. judge dismisses one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts in an indictment against Greg Craig, a lawyer in former President Barack Obama's administration, who was charged with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine....
03:52 2019-08-07

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
04:26 2019-08-23

Biden dismisses calls to apologize after segregationist comment Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Wednesday refused calls to apologize for his comments about segregationist senators, saying “there’s not a racist bone in my body.” Biden made the statement to reporters outside of a fundraiser in Rockville, Maryland, a suburb of Washing...
06:52 2019-06-20

Libyan commander marching on Tripoli dismisses negotiations CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan commander whose forces are fighting to take the country’s capital of Tripoli from militias allied with a U.N.-backed government based there has dismissed an initiative by its prime minister for negotiations to end the crisis. Khalifa Hifter also vowed to press his campaig...
12:52 2019-06-20

'He will be outstandingly expensive' - Klopp dismisses Bale link "Jurgen Klopp has rubbished talk of Liverpool making a sensational move for Real Madrid outcast Gareth Bale in the final fortnight of the transfer window."...
00:39 2019-07-25

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
16:39 2019-05-21

Iran dismisses as 'pointless' U.S. claims about Aramco attacks: TV Iran dismissed as "pointless" U.S. claims that Tehran was behind drone attacks which hit two of Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations on Saturday, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday....
09:39 2019-09-15

Iran dismisses as "pointless" U.S. claims about Aramco attacks - TV Iran dismissed as "pointless" U.S. claims that Tehran was behind drone attacks which hit two of Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations on Saturday, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday....
10:26 2019-09-15

Pompeo dismisses Iran's announcement that it captured U.S. spies U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday dismissed Iran's announcement it had captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and sentenced some to death....
14:52 2019-07-22

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
08:00 2019-05-28

Cambodia PM dismisses fears of Chinese debt trap Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissed on Thursday fears that Cambodia was falling into a Chinese "debt trap", saying its loans are low interest, low risk and were not a threat to national independence....
11:39 2019-05-30

Iran dismisses U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, says ready for war Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in range of its missiles....
14:26 2019-09-15

'Load of nonsense': PM dismisses claims he is being anti-democratic Boris Johnson has dismissed claims he is being anti-democratic as "a load of nonsense" - a day after he suspended parliament for the longest period in decades....
07:13 2019-09-11

DA dismisses case against Alabama woman shot while pregnant An Alabama district attorney dismissed the manslaughter case against a woman whose unborn child died during a fight while she was five months pregnant....
04:52 2019-07-04

Jim Mallinder dismisses speculation he could become next England head coach • Mallinder will take charge of England against the Barbarians• Head coach Eddie Jones has a break clause in his contractJim Mallinder has moved to distance himself from the England head coach role after speculation that he could be a candidate if Eddie Jones leaves after the World Cup.Mallinder, wh...
01:26 2019-06-01

Lawyer for Epstein victims claims Acosta hid federal immunity deal from his clients, invites him to visit Florida to explain A former attorney for two Jeffrey Epstein accusers, Paul Cassel, said the agreement reached between Labor secretary Alex Acosta and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was shrouded in secrecy, and purposely kept hidden from the victims. ...
23:52 2019-07-11

Opinion: Calling for (ridiculous) new celebration rules after USWNT's blowout win at Women's World Cup The USWNT throttled Thailand 13-0 on Tuesday at the Women's World Cup. But their celebrations rubbed some the wrong way. Here's one way to handle it.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer calls equal pay idea 'ridiculous' Citing differences in income, advertising, Atlanta United head coach Frank de Boer says idea of equal pay for men and women in soccer is "ridiculous."       ...
23:52 2019-08-13

Credit Suisse CEO dismisses European bank mergers as 'solution' Mergers are not the best way to help Europe's banks deal with negative interest rates, Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam said in an interview published on Sunday....
13:39 2019-06-02

Iran dismisses U.S. allegation it was behind attacks on Saudi Arabia oil sites The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Riyadh said....
14:26 2019-09-15

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
22:00 2019-06-02

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, very small group of people put in for political reasons.” At a joint press conference with outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump sa...
16:52 2019-06-04

'Wah, wah, wah': Rapinoe dismisses criticism of Morgan's 'teacup' celebration – video Megan Rapinoe has dismissed criticism of United States teammate Alex Morgan's 'tea cup' goal celebration during their 2-1 Women's World Cup semi-final win over England.After scoring the decisive third goal of the match for the US, Morgan mimed taking a sip of tea and was criticised by some football ...
05:52 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor after the accounting firm pointed out that the pizza chain did not maintain effective internal control over its financial reporting last year....
00:00 2019-06-15

Pelosi dismisses clout of AOC, House progressives in ‘Twitter world’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the Twitter-dependent influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive colleagues for voting against an emergency aid package for the southern border. “All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world,” the California Democrat tol...
02:26 2019-07-08

KT McFarland says Trump meeting Kim is like Nixon-Mao statecraft, dismisses critics President Trump's ongoing diplomatic efforts with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are reminiscent of former President Richard Nixon opening a channel with China, according to K.T. McFarland....
06:52 2019-07-02

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 people took to the streets on Tuesday calling on Babis to resign....
22:13 2019-06-05

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
14:39 2019-05-24

Russian court dismisses case against famed theater director A Moscow court has dismissed the case against an acclaimed theater director, two years after he was accused of embezzlement and put under house arrest...
17:39 2019-09-11

Williams F1 team dismisses talk of early Kubica departure Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams has rubbished talk of tension with Robert Kubica and dismissed rumours that he may not see out the season...
15:26 2019-07-12

Djokovic dismisses Zverev for semi-final spot in Paris Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, towering world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to Novak Djokovic in Paris, as the top seed barged into the semi-finals of the French Open on Thursday in straight sets....
18:39 2019-06-06

Trump dismisses possible Republican backlash over Mexican tariff threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight, saying lawmakers would be "foolish" to cross him....
18:13 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
21:00 2019-06-16

Bayer mediator dismisses report of $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove its shares as much as 11% higher....
21:13 2019-08-09

Federal judge dismisses racketeering claims against Trump family A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday dismissed racketeering claims against President Trump and three of his children that were part of a lawsuit alleging the Trump family promoted sham marketing opportunities which brought hundreds of thousands in losses for investors....
04:26 2019-07-25

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’s Huawei to the US, saying it would set a dangerou...
21:13 2019-06-13

Conway dismisses Trump retweet on Epstein, says he wants full investigation ​White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said President Trump retweeted a posting that implied ​former President Bill Clinton was behind the death of Jeffrey Epstein because he wants ​no stone left unturned into why the billionaire pedophile​ committed suicide in a Manhattan jail. ​”The preside...
22:00 2019-08-11

Judge dismisses lawsuit to keep ‘sanctuary city’ petition off ballot TUCSON – The lawsuit that was filed against the City of Tucson in an attempt to keep the “sanctuary city” initiative off the November ballot was dismissed by a judge Friday, according to court documents. Back on July 12, the Pima County Republican Party announced the lawsuit a few ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Baylor dismisses Scott-Grayson from team for rules violation Sophomore guard Honesty Scott-Grayson has been dismissed from the Baylor women's basketball program for an unspecified violation of team rules       ...
04:26 2019-08-13

| WATCH | Robert Mueller dismisses Trump claim of 'exoneration' Special counsel Robert Mueller is dismissing President Donald Trump's claim of "total exoneration". Mueller told the House Judiciary Committee that investigators did not exonerate Trump of obstruction of justice....
20:13 2019-07-24

Italy's Salvini dismisses fears for health of stranded migrants A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, was stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of those on board were disputed....
22:13 2019-08-16

Trump dismisses UN request for FBI to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder President suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to SaudisThe Guardian view on Jamal Khashoggi’s murderDonald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, suggesting it would jeopardise American weapons sales to S...
17:13 2019-06-23

Trey Gowdy dismisses 2020 Dem Swalwell's call for impeachment Former congressman Trey Gowdy dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's call to impeach President Trump and that "our democracy is at risk" saying there are no grounds for such actions and that Swalwell just doesn't want Trump as president....
06:26 2019-06-14

City manager Guardiola dismisses Chinese media criticism "Pep Guardiola made an impassioned defence of Manchester City and his players after criticism in China\u0027s state media over his club\u0027s \"arrogance\" during their stopover in Nanjing and Shanghai for last week\u0027s Premier League Asia Trophy."...
17:39 2019-07-23

Thai official dismisses Muslim insurgent demand on detainees A Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running insurgency in Thailand's mainly Muslim south as a pre-condition for formal talks....
09:13 2019-08-19

Michigan prosecutor dismisses assault charges against boy, 10, after dodgeball incident Prosecutors in Michigan have dismissed assault charges against a 10-year-old boy after he reportedly threw a rubber ball at student, causing him to suffer a concussion and abrasions to the face....
20:13 2019-07-31

Judicial panel dismisses ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh A judicial panel on Thursday said it can't review ethics complaints against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh because of his position on the high court....
05:26 2019-08-02

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
03:13 2019-06-15

Mueller dismisses Trump’s claims of Russia probe exoneration WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller on Wednesday bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference, telling Congress he explicitly did not clear the president of obstructing his investigation. The former special counsel al...
22:26 2019-07-24

1st Test, Day 2 Live: Pattinson Dismisses Denly, Burns Solid ENG vs AUS 1st Test Day 2 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: After a subdued start in the morning session, Rory Burns played some free-flowing shots in the following sessions to get close to his maiden Test ton....
18:00 2019-08-02

UPDATE 2-Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor and appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as its bookkeeper from 1990 to 2017, to handle its accounts for the fiscal year ending December 2019, according to a regulatory filing http://bit.ly/2wWOIUg....
06:13 2019-06-15

Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies....
00:00 2019-08-20

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
07:00 2019-06-15

Second Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8 A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge dismissed criminal charges against a former Amtrak engineer. The state attorney general vowed Tuesday to appeal the decision....
07:13 2019-07-24

Trump dismisses report of 'promise' to foreign leader as 'fake news' Donald Trump has refuted reports that he said "something inappropriate" in a phone call with a foreign leader amid claims the conversation prompted an official in the intelligence community to raise the alarm....
20:26 2019-09-19

Judge dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against tennis star Naomi Osaka A Florida judge dismissed a youth coach's lawsuit against women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, saying the coach has no right to any of her career earnings....
23:13 2019-09-18

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Entry Of Women Into Mosques For Prayers The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea filed by the Kerala unit of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha seeking directions allowing entry of Muslim women into the Mosques for offering prayers....
17:13 2019-07-08

Prakash Raj Dismisses Exit Poll Predictions, Calls It "Totally Bloated" Actor Prakash Raj, who is contesting as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency, today dismissed the exit polls which projected a comfortable majority for the BJP-led......
09:52 2019-05-23

Appeals court dismisses emoluments lawsuit involving Trump’s D.C. hotel The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia alleged the president’s business with foreign governments violated anti-corruption provisions in the Constitution....
21:52 2019-07-10

Top Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Civil Rights For LGBTQ Community The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order which had rejected a petition seeking various civil rights such as same-sex marriage, adoption and surrogacy for the LGBTQ community....
15:13 2019-08-12

Georgia dismisses top returning receiver Jeremiah Holloman after assault allegation Georgia has dismissed junior receiver Jeremiah Holloman from the football team after university police investigated an allegation that he punched and choked his girlfriend       ...
12:00 2019-06-22

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido said there would "never" be a good time to negotiate with a "dictatorship."...
04:00 2019-07-03

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying....
20:39 2019-07-06

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
15:26 2019-05-29

Ex-Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Dismisses Reports Of Joining BJP Former Meghalaya Chief Minister and senior Congress leader, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Saturday dismissed media report of his joining the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
00:39 2019-08-11

Judge dismisses suit against ICE filed by immigrant in Detroit church sanctuary ICE declared Ded Rranxburgaj a fugitive from the law, but has not attempted to enter the Detroit church to remove him since he took sanctuary.        ...
09:26 2019-09-14

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
08:13 2019-06-21

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Libya, according to an interview published by French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche....
14:52 2019-05-26

Country star Kenny Rogers dismisses 'wild misinformation' about his health Country singer Kenny Rogers on Friday dismissed "wild misinformation and speculation" about his health and said he planned on "sticking around" for years to come....
22:39 2019-05-31

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blakey said there should be “no delay in construc...
23:13 2019-06-11

Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
07:39 2019-08-19

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she dismisses offer to purchase Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to purchase Greenland....
04:39 2019-08-21

Pak Anti-Corruption Court Dismisses Case Against Nawaz Sharif's Daughter In a relief to jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz, a Pakistani anti-corruption court on Friday dismissed a plea filed against her for submitting a fake document in the......
16:39 2019-07-19

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a healthy life when she steps down in two years.“I un...
17:52 2019-07-19

England Chief Ashley Giles Dismisses World Cup Final "Extra Run" Row Ashley Giles has insisted he had no qualms about keeping the World Cup trophy after former leading umpire Simon Taufel said the hosts were mistakenly awarded an extra run...
06:52 2019-07-16

Iran Dismisses Trump Report That US Navy Downed "Provocative" Drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the US Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were accounted for, amid growing international concern that......
23:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Judge dismisses turnaround guru's racketeering case vs McKinsey A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies....
01:13 2019-08-20

UPDATE 1-Arbitration tribunal dismisses Conoco claim against PDVSA -Guaido adviser The International Chamber of Commerce's arbitration tribunal has dismissed U.S. oil company ConocoPhillips' $1.5 billion claim against Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, an adviser to opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday....
20:39 2019-08-02

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson trade claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
10:13 2019-06-21

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May. He ins...
23:26 2019-06-04

Iran to develop nuclear centrifuges as US dismisses French plan to ease tension Hassan Rouhani confirmed Iran would be taking step away from 2015 deal after US envoy questioned existence of French proposalThe US state department has shrugged off a French initiative aimed at defusing tensions with Iran, and stepped up economic pressure once more, offering a reward for informatio...
22:26 2019-09-04

Conway dismisses Dems' impeachment push as 'complete nonsense,' after Nadler waffles on Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, said Democrats need to stop wasting time and taxpayers’ money with their push for impeachment, and suggested that leaders on the left brush up on the law before moving forward....
19:39 2019-09-15

UPDATE 3-Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
03:39 2019-08-19

Nana Patole Quits As Kisan Congress Chief, "Dismisses" Entire Unit All India Congress Committee (AICC) leader from Maharashtra, Nana Patole, has joined a group of Congress office-bearers to quit following a debacle of the party in the recently-held Lok Sabha......
18:00 2019-06-29

Trump probes rocket to front of Dem agenda, as president dismisses new ethics complaints House Democrats are accelerating and expanding their Trump-focused investigations as they return from summer recess, as President Trump rejects the latest round of ethics complaints and his allies warn that the ever-multiplying probes could derail the Democrats' legislative agenda. ...
20:00 2019-09-09

Kellyanne Conway Dismisses House Call to Discuss Accusations She’s Been Talking Out of Turn Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway refused Monday to appear before a House committee probing stuff she’s said that lawmakers say violated federal law banning government employees from engaging in political speech while on the job....
10:13 2019-07-16

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
22:52 2019-07-15

"Nonsense": Elon Musk Dismisses Reports Of Toilet Paper Shortage In Tesla Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that claimed that his Electric Vehicle (EV) company Tesla has gone as far as the office washrooms to cut costs from....
14:39 2019-05-26

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
21:13 2019-06-21

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lose....
17:39 2019-05-21

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where pollution-related sicknesses are already a reality....
23:52 2019-05-24

Danny Masterson's rape accusers claim he stalked them; actor decries 'ridiculous' lawsuit In a new lawsuit, Danny Masterson, former star of “That '70s Show" and "The Ranch,” is being accused of stalking women who allege he raped them.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Kavanaugh accuser’s friend dismisses original allegations, detail also not mentioned in NYT excerpt of book Leland Keyser, a friend of Christine Blasey Ford who allegedly was at the party where Ford says Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her decades ago, now says the story "just didn't make any sense."...
00:52 2019-09-17

Judge dismisses one lying charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dropped one of two criminal charges against President Barack Obama's White House counsel Greg Craig for allegedly making false statements about his work for Ukraine....
07:39 2019-08-07

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
02:13 2019-06-24

Delhi Court Dismisses Ratul Puri's Anticipatory Bail Plea In Chopper Scam A Delhi court today dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in connection with a money laundering case related to VVIP chopper scam....
17:52 2019-08-06

Bill Clinton makes the case for reinstating an assault weapons ban a day after Trump dismisses the idea In an essay published by Time magazine, the former president argued that a ban similar to one passed while he was in office would reduce the number of mass shooting deaths....
20:39 2019-08-08

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless” A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
21:39 2019-06-11

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit claiming Michael Cohen ‘colluded’ to help Trump Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Michael Cohen and one of her former lawyers, Keith Davidson — which accused them of colluding with each other in a bid to protect President Trump — has been officially dismissed. Agreements had been made between Daniels, Cohen and Davidson back in Ma...
01:52 2019-07-24

Trump says he'll look into Acosta's Epstein link President Donald Trump says he'll look "very closely" at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a sex trafficking case involving financier Jeffrey Epstein. Trump says he feels "very badly" for Acosta because he's been a good secretary. (July 8)        ...
22:13 2019-07-09

Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
03:26 2019-08-07

‘An Absurd Discussion.’ Denmark’s Prime Minister Dismisses President Trump’s Interest in Purchasing Greenland Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has dismissed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. could buy Greenland from Denmark, calling it “an absurd discussion” in an interview with a local newspaper Sunday. Trump confirmed Sunday that he would be “interested”...
17:52 2019-08-19

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel dismisses concerns over mental state as errors begin to pile up Sebastian Vettel has hit back at suggestions mental demons are to blame for the Formula One four-time world champion's slump this season ahead of Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix....
00:00 2019-09-21

Beijing Dismisses Hong Kong’s Radical Protesters as Separatist ‘Thugs’ Bent on ‘Political Intimidation’ China has doubled down on what it has termed a “color revolution” in the restive enclave of Hong Kong, dismissing a hardline minority of protesters as “thugs” attempting to turn the territory into an “independent or semi-independent political entity.” At a press c...
14:39 2019-09-03

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday....
22:13 2019-06-11

WRAPUP 9-Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
04:13 2019-08-07

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
06:13 2019-06-06

Judge dismisses disorderly conduct citation issued against Georgia mother after her toddler urinated in a gas station parking lot (WAGT) A Georgia mother is no longer being charged with disorderly conduct after a deputy saw her toddler son urinate in a gas station parking lot back in April. Charges were dropped Thursday against Brooke Johns, who was almost nine months pregnant at the time she got the ticket. Brooke was driving...
07:52 2019-07-13

Yes, the South Side Can Have Nice Things: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Would Have Thrown Wrench in Obama Library Plans A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a group of environmentalists’ efforts to stop the Obama Presidential Center from being built inside a public park on Chicago’s South Side....
09:52 2019-06-12

Enid Blyton debate: Richard Madeley calls accusations 'ridiculous' after Royal Mint refuses to put 'racist, sexist and homophobic' children's author on coin Good Morning Britain presenter Richard Madeley has fiercely defended Enid Blyton after plans to give the Famous Five author a commemorative coin were rejected....
16:00 2019-08-27

Judge dismisses Johnson & Johnson's request to toss out lawsuit over opioids crisis Oklahoma judge says state presented sufficient evidence alleging that the company played a leading role in creating the epidemicThe pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over accusations it drove the US opioid epidemic now claiming 130 lives a day, an Oklahoma judge has...
04:13 2019-07-09

Jets' Gregg Williams dismisses Odell Beckham Jr.'s accusations, gets testy about bountygate Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams doesn't seem to think much of Odell Beckham Jr. after the Browns WR took shots at Williams' coaching style.       ...
21:39 2019-09-13

Condoleezza Rice dismisses NBC reporter’s claim that racism is worse under Trump: ‘Sure doesn’t feel worse’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made it clear that she doesn’t think racism in American has gotten “worse” under President Trump, calling the claim “hyperbole” on Thursday during an interview on NBC’s “Today” show....
23:13 2019-06-20

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

What You Need to Know About the Census Citizenship Question An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With a deadline to print 2020 forms looming, the Supreme Court left the question undecided....
22:26 2019-06-27

What You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question and the Census The Trump administration said Tuesday that it wouldn’t ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after a Supreme Court decision last week blocked its efforts to add the question....
03:13 2019-07-03

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

There's one key question for Boeing when it comes to orders and deliveries Boeing is expected to release its latest figures on orders and deliveries on Tuesday. Ron Epstein, senior equity research analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Carter Copeland, founding partner and aerospace and defense analyst at Melius Research, join "Squawk Box" to discuss....
14:39 2019-07-09

The question Elizabeth Warren won’t answer The Democratic candidate for president keeps being asked whether she would raise middle-class taxes to pay for Medicare-for-all and declines to answer. It's true the question ignores the broader issue of cost and savings, but why not just level with people — as Bernie Sanders has done?...
08:00 2019-09-20

The next big question you need to answer after you decide to retire If you're like most people, you probably envision spending your retirement comfortably in your current home. However, financial and health considerations could make downsizing a better way to go....
11:52 2019-09-16

We’re Sitting Down With Jennifer Lopez. Ask Her Your Question Here. The actress and musician will be at the Toronto International Film Festival with her new film “Hustlers.” She’ll answer a selection of reader questions....
17:26 2019-09-05

Why the Census citizenship question is so important The people who oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census have no idea what a potential mess they are creating. The controversy over the question got a lot more complicated and interesting last week, when President Trump did an end-around and said he’d use other citizenship d...
04:00 2019-07-16

Quick Question: Which Is Engine Sauce, Oil or Gas? There’s a lot of important questions to consider when it comes to the vast and complex world of automobiles, but perhaps the most neglected questions are the ones relating to the analogies of automotive fluids, like, which is engine sauce, oil or gasoline?...
18:39 2019-07-31

Everyone Gave Up on the Citizenship Question Except Trump On Wednesday, President Donald Trump contradicted pretty much everyone else in his administration by tweeting that the “news reports” about the 2020 Census being printed without a citizenship question are “incorrect or, to state it differently, FAKE!”...
19:26 2019-07-03

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported that police were called to Boris Johnson’s home after neighbours heard an altercation with his girlfrie...
20:52 2019-06-22

How dare you ask Mike Pompeo that question? The secretary of state has shown a talent for pretending Trump doesn't say what he said — and ragging on interviewers who have the temerity to ask him about it....
04:26 2019-06-18

AP Was There: Police question OJ Simpson in killings This week marks 25 years since O.J. Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman were found stabbed to death outside her LA home....
09:13 2019-06-10

What Does Veronica Mars Want? That's a Key Question of the Revival Veronica Mars is at a crossroads. We're talking about Kristen Bell's main character at the heart of Veronica Mars. When the miniseries--season four if you will--kicks off on Hulu, the......
21:52 2019-06-20

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
15:26 2019-05-21

The Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question Isn’t Over Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where we’re at....
20:39 2019-07-04

Durbin: Citizenship question will cause undercount U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says the Trump administration wants to put the citizenship question on the 2020 census to discourage Hispanic-Americans from being counted for fear information could be used to possibly deport one of their relatives. (July 8)        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

Anwar El Ghazi headbutt on Tyrone Mings: Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish dismisses clash as just 'handbags' Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish has played down Anwar El Ghazi attempting to headbutt team-mate Tyrone Mings, describing the mid-match incident as "handbags" and soon "put to bed."...
10:00 2019-09-17

Brighter, safer headlights are coming. The question is when. Europe and Canada already allow brighter and more precisely directed headlights, but U.S. drivers are still waiting.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting every fifth day and Urshela providing outstanding d...
06:26 2019-07-19

Children’s Art Answers the Question: What Will Earth Look Like in 30 Years? “We humans need to do better.” That’s the sentiment Nahzeer Sandets, 12, shared in response to the question above. His drawing illustrates his bleak outlook on earth’s future, and he’s not alone—the environment, the fate of animals, and the perils to our planet co...
22:52 2019-09-12

Trump: ‘Surprise’ question about Pence led him to hesitate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hesitated when asked about endorsing Vice President Mike Pence for a possible presidential run in 2024 because the question was a “surprise.” Trump recently was asked about Pence by Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends” an...
20:39 2019-06-23

High court keeps citizenship question off census for now WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Thursday kept the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to the printin...
22:39 2019-06-27

What Should HBO Cost? The Question Is Giving AT&T Executives a Headache The corporate home of Wonder Woman, Harry Potter and “Friends” weighs how its streaming service can compete on price with Disney, Netflix and Amazon....
23:52 2019-06-02

The teasing F1 2019 question with no 'easy answer' Honda believes there is no "easy answer" to whether it and Red Bull have closed in on Mercedes and Ferrari as much as the last two Formula 1 races suggest...
19:26 2019-07-18

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking. An Ecuadorian prosecutor’s order provided to The Associated Pr...
20:26 2019-06-17

It’s a Question No One Says They Want to Ask. But the Women Running for President Keep Hearing It. As female candidates climb in the polls and dominate the debates, Democrats are still grappling with the strangely enduring inquiry: “Can a woman win?”...
12:39 2019-07-03

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
13:26 2019-07-12

After Fed turn, Europe faces stimulus question The European Central Bank is weighing what to do about growth worries and sluggish inflation, just two days after the U.S. Federal Reserve opened the door to more stimulus....
09:39 2019-06-06

Boris Johnson row: 'It does make you question his mentality' Tory activists split as news of argument with partner knocks Brexit off top talking spotWhen thousands of Conservative party members booked their tickets to the first leadership hustings in Birmingham, most reasonably believed it would be dominated by talk of Brexit. But as they filed into the city’...
20:52 2019-06-22

UConn returning to Big East comes with major question The whispers have been there for a while now — that as strong as the new Big East has been, it could use another quality program. UConn, with its dormant football program the reason it remained in the AAC, made perfect sense. The Huskies are expected to return to the Big East, sources confirme...
19:26 2019-06-22

Boris Becker: we should question the quality and attitude of the under-28 men • SW19’s youngest male champion laments lack of challenge• So-called big three have won 53 grand slam events all toldBoris Becker was 17 when he lit up Wimbledon for the first time, 34 years ago, and he cannot wait for a teenager to win the men’s title again. Indeed he is frustrated that no young st...
01:13 2019-06-11

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal request Tuesday. German foreign ministry spokesman R...
13:52 2019-06-05

David Letterman has a question for President Trump David Letterman can't believe he had Donald Trump on as a guest more than 30 times on his former late-night talk shows, "Late Night With David Letterman" and CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman."...
16:52 2019-06-12

Investigators Ask For 14 Days' Custody To Question DK Shivakumar The Congress's key troubleshooter in Karnataka, DK Shivakumar, has to be questioned in custody for 14 days, the Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court today. The agency had arrested Mr Shivakumar......
14:39 2019-09-04

Justin Bieber has a question for President Trump Justin Bieber supports President Donald Trump's decision to help rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently in the custody of Swedish police. But the "What Do You Mean" singer thinks others could benefit from the president's attention, too....
05:39 2019-07-21

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

China Have One Star Attacker And A Whole Lot Of Question Marks When you think of the most famous image in Women’s World Cup history, you don’t often remember the opponent. Brandi Chastain’s celebration after slotting home the winning penalty in the 1999 tournament has inspired the spillage of plenty of digital ink, but maybe the least remembered aspect of that ...
23:13 2019-06-05

The straightforward question House Democrats can’t answer Over the past two weeks, House Democrats have provided no fewer than three different explanations for what steps the House Judiciary Committee is taking on impeachment....
00:52 2019-09-12

Yankees still have no clear answer to key playoff question LOS ANGELES — Barring what would be an unforgiveable collapse that would cause a drastic upheaval from top to bottom in the Yankees’ organization, the AL East leaders will avoid the AL wild-card game and participate in the best-of-five ALDS. With an eight-game lead over the second-place Rays in the ...
04:52 2019-08-24

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu and Zika viruses....
21:52 2019-05-27

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census....
19:26 2019-07-06

Quick Question: Which is The Better Taillight Color Arrangement? One of the advantages of having to fill in on a Saturday is that I feel like it’s okay to post things that may be, normally, even too niche or narrow or, let’s face it, idiotic, even for me. But it’s Saturday, so all bets are off! Which is why I’m going to ask you for your opinion on something I’d b...
00:26 2019-06-09

Impact Wrestling Has A New Network, But The Same Old Question Marks If all you knew of Impact Wrestling came through articles on this here website, you would probably view it as the most interesting wrestling company on earth. It was where NFL veteran DeAngelo Williams had a pro wrestling match, but it’s also a company that also has notorious difficulty converting T...
12:13 2019-09-21

The Fed's "Financial Frailty" Raises This Important Question Do you have faith in the Fed? If so, a look at the central bank's portfolio might prompt second thoughts. Find out why, plus take a look at two charts which show you who is really in charge of the trend in interest rates....
15:00 2019-05-21

2020 US Census to be printed without citizenship question The feds said Tuesday that forms for the 2020 US Census would be printed without the citizenship question that Team Trump had insisted on — a short-term victory at least for those opposing the question. A Justice Department lawyer said in a memo that the printer had been directed to start producing ...
23:26 2019-07-02

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
15:26 2019-05-21

Aging Runners Find Help for a Question: How Slow Will I Get? Thanks to Ray Fair, a professor in the economics department at Yale, runners have an exact schedule that will predict how their performance will decline as they age....
21:52 2019-05-21

Sustainability of oil's gains is the open question, says energy pro Tamar Essner, director of energy and utilities at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, and John Hofmeister, founder and CEO at Citizens for Affordable Energy and the former president of Shell Oil, join CNBC's "ETF Spotlight" to discuss the outlook for oil....
03:00 2019-07-02

The Manifest Season 2 Teaser Will Make You Question Everything Excuse me, what just happened?! The Manifest season two teaser just dropped and, uh, it's fine to be confused because we sure are. Season one of the NBC drama ended with Jared (J.R.......
16:00 2019-08-28

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che GuevaraChe Adams confirms it is “Shay” rather than “Chay” before he sits down to discuss how he has become Southampton’s newest signing in a £14m deal from Birmingham City but the spelling o...
14:26 2019-07-17

Kyrgios says he respects Nadal but pub trip is out of the question Having labeled Rafa Nadal "super salty" and "gracious only when he wins", Nick Kyrgios is not expecting to go to the pub with the Spaniard after their second-round meeting at Wimbledon on Thursday....
02:26 2019-07-03

The data that trains AI increasingly calls into question AI After 10 years of ImageNet, AI researchers are digging into the details of test sets and some are asking just how much knowledge has really been created with machine learning....
00:26 2019-06-28

Antonio Brown’s son has awkward Roethlisberger question Antonio Brown is no longer with the Steelers, but it appears his children still hold a soft spot for Ben Roethlisberger. A new season of “Hard Knocks” will premier Tuesday night, documenting the wideout’s new team, the Raiders, throughout training camp, and HBO released a preview Tuesday in wh...
03:52 2019-08-07

Hong Kong's Dollar Peg: How It Works and Why It's In Question Hong Kong’s standing as a financial center rests partly on its decadeslong currency peg to the U.S. dollar. But street protests, trade tensions and a looming recession have pressured the Hong Kong dollar, and some investors are preparing for a rupture....
05:13 2019-08-27

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, according to the Financial ...
16:52 2019-09-15

Experts question legality of India’s changes in Kashmir Experts question legality of methods used by India’s Hindu-nationalist government to revoke the special constitutional status of Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state...
04:39 2019-08-07

The Question of Whether or Not WeWork Is a Tech Company Has Been Answered Is WeWork, the sprawling chain of coworking spaces expanding across the country and abroad, a tech company? WeWork is sure scrambling to find reasons to claim so, because “tech” is apparently some kind of magic word that it thinks will justify its $47 billion valuation. Its critics have instead char...
18:00 2019-08-22

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to deter immigrants from participating and help Repub...
22:13 2019-07-09