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The Federal Reserve must be honest about Trump's trade war

US central bank risks reputation with Americans if it pulls its punches with the White HouseWilliam Dudley, the immediate past president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, recently stirred up a ...

The Federal Reserve must be honest about Trump's trade war

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US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended the central bank....
19:39 2019-07-15

What The Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut Might Mean for You The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates again, the second time it has done so in 2019. What does that mean, and how might it affect your spending decisions?...
04:26 2019-09-19

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting that concluded earl...
04:39 2019-05-23

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
02:52 2019-08-23

What the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut actually means A funny thing happened on the way to the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate cut: borrowing costs have actually risen. And by a lot. Worse, the credit markets have experienced a liquidity squeeze — not enough money to go around — the likes of which hasn’t happened since the last financial crisis....
01:13 2019-09-19

Trump wants a ‘big’ cut from the Federal Reserve. Instead, get ready for a small one. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell risks triggering a sea of red in the markets if he does not at least leave the door open to the possibility of more cuts this year....
20:13 2019-09-18

US Will 'Act As Appropriate' To Sustain Economy: Federal Reserve Chief The US central bank is ready to step in to preserve the American economy's expansion amid mounting risks, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday....
06:26 2019-09-07

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
01:39 2019-08-23

Federal Reserve fixed its own fumble by cutting rates Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telegraphed to the markets that a rate cut is coming. There seems to be quite a bit of uncertainty over why the Fed would cut rates so shortly after aggressively raising them — eight times since 2016, with the most recent hike just last December. Muc...
17:13 2019-07-14

Federal Reserve orders 2nd straight interest rate cut For the second meeting in a row, the Federal Reserve ordered another quarter-point interest rate cut at the conclusion of its policy summit Wednesday....
00:00 2019-09-19

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
23:52 2019-06-21

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade US central bank signals growth is slowing in the world’s largest economyThe US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade in an indication that the world’s largest economy is running out of steam.The US central bank cut its key benchmark interest rate by a quarte...
20:39 2019-07-31

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warned Congress on Wednesday. “These are concern...
06:13 2019-07-11

Wake up, US Federal Reserve! China just showed how digital currency is done China's plan to launch a central bank-backed digital currency will have far-reaching consequences far outside the world of cryptocurrencies.Read More...
02:00 2019-09-16

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate for first time in over a decade The US central bank cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy. The move comes amid economic uncertainties amid President Donald Trump's trade wars and Brexit....
01:39 2019-08-01

Federal Reserve lowers interest rates for 1st time since 2008 Weeks of speculation were put to rest Wednesday when the Federal Reserve announced a quarter-percent interest rate cut in its mid-year assessment of U.S. economic health....
21:39 2019-07-31

Donald Trump clashes with Federal Reserve chief after criticism The president accused the central banker of being an "enemy" of the US, comparing him to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Trump has been critical of the Federal Reserve not cutting interest rates faster or deeper....
22:00 2019-08-23

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the first time in a decade The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. The central bank cut its benchmark rate — which affects ...
22:39 2019-07-31

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
20:52 2019-06-20

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shouldn’t be independent of the administration. Never s...
20:52 2019-06-30

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates with his most personal attack yet on Jerome Powell, the man he handpicked to run the US central bank.Ahead of a crucial speech...
22:13 2019-08-21

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says Federal Reserve has lost control The Federal Reserve has lost control of interest rates as evidenced by the federal funds rate trading higher than any part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-08-20

President Trump Taps Economists to Fill Two Key Federal Reserve Positions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who has criticized the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates, said Tuesday that he intends to nominate two economists to fill influential positions on the central bank’s Board of Governors. Trump said he would name to the board Christopher ...
06:00 2019-07-03

S&P 500 Hits Record High As Federal Reserve Signals Rate Cuts The benchmark S&P 500 index, which has risen 7% so far in June and is on track to recoup its previous month's losses, hit an intraday record high of 2,956.20 on Thursday...
18:13 2019-06-20

U.S. Federal reserve cuts interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis The central bank said it will act 'as appropriate' to sustain a record-long U.S. economic expansion, appearing to leave the door open for another cut....
23:00 2019-07-31

Federal Reserve officials were divided on whether to cut rates, meeting minutes show The president pressured Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell to make deeper rate cuts, but most Fed officials want to see more data before rolling out further reductions....
01:00 2019-08-22

Here's what every major Wall Street economist thinks the Federal Reserve will do today Wall Street economists think the Fed will cut rates by 25 basis points at its September meeting but have differing views about what will happen in the future....
01:13 2019-09-19

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve....
01:52 2019-06-22

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
12:13 2019-07-11

U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent, where it’s been since December....
06:52 2019-06-20

Federal Reserve holds steady on rates but signals possible cuts ahead The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation. The US central bank said it “will act as appropria...
21:39 2019-06-19

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

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck at a three-way fork in the road: Raise rates as sav...
20:00 2019-06-27

Deutsche Bank forecasts another 100 basis points of Federal Reserve rate cuts Deutsche Bank said on Tuesday that it now forecasts another 100 basis points of rate cuts and see growth falling to below 1.5% by mid-2020, assuming there is no escalation in the trade war between the United States and China....
02:13 2019-09-11

Trump trades barbs with Federal Reserve chair amid economic turmoil Powell said President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rates and have contributed to a global economic slowdown....
18:26 2019-08-23

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown A divided Federal Reserve eased interest rates on Wednesday amid mixed signals over the direction of the economy and growing pressure from President Trump. Just seven of 10 Fed officials under Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell backed the second reduction, which comes at a time of mostly good economic new...
01:13 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve that assess their ability to weather a major econ...
01:52 2019-06-22

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely President Trump has urged the Fed to cut interest rates for months. Nearly half of Fed leaders predict there will be a rate cut by the end of the year....
09:13 2019-06-20

Powell says the strong June jobs report did not change the Federal Reserve outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell was asked by Congress on Wednesday whether the recent strong U.S. jobs report changed his perspective on cutting interest rates....
18:26 2019-07-10

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
00:00 2019-06-08

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
20:00 2019-08-21

Embattled Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate in July, according to prepared remarks ahead of his congressional testimony Wednesday. He also reiterated the independence of the Fed...
16:26 2019-07-10

U.S. Federal Reserve ends 2013 'London Whale' enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday it had terminated a 2013 enforcement action it imposed on JPMorgan Chase after the bank reported significant losses stemming from its "London Whale" trading scandal....
22:52 2019-06-06

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
21:52 2019-06-06

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts.’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
05:13 2019-09-19

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

WoW Classic Name Reserve TIME: How to reserve WoW Classic names, servers WOW Classic is released on August 27, but for the time being you might want to reserve your World of Warcraft Classic name ahead of launch. Here's how....
13:39 2019-08-13

WoW Classic Name Reserve Time: How to reserve your World of Warcraft Classic name? WOW Classic is released on August 27, but for the time being you might want to reserve your World of Warcraft Classic name ahead of launch. Here's how....
21:26 2019-08-12

CBO report warns of China trade feud, rising federal deficit The Congressional Budget Office warned the Trump administration in a new analysis Wednesday that its tariffs against Chinese imports will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy in the next year....
23:00 2019-08-21

YouTube channel Ryan ToysReview the target of Federal Trade Commission complaint over paid sponsorship An eight-year-old YouTube millionaire could be facing an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission after accusations his channel coerces young children into purchasing products and toys made by his sponsors....
00:52 2019-09-10

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:01 2019-06-14

Hancock would be 'brutally honest' about Brexit as PM Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he would be "brutally honest" about what it would take to get a Brexit deal through Parliament if he becomes the next prime minister....
20:13 2019-05-25

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
19:52 2019-05-22

Media bias is OK – if it's honest | Nathan Robinson Conservatives are more open to leftwing arguments when they come from people who don’t pretend to be perfectly objectiveMost people distrust the media, and most people are right. It’s healthy to question what you’re being told – that’s the mark of an intelligent and independent populace. And the med...
16:39 2019-09-10

'I have no obligation to be honest to the media,' Corey Lewandowski says Lewandowski testified for roughly five hours before the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon, as the Democrat-led panel weighs whether to recommend that Trump be impeached....
06:52 2019-09-18

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and May hold joint press conference after talks – live ...
02:26 2019-06-05

Sea of Solitude is the most frank, honest portrayal of depression we’ve ever seen in games Jo-Mei Games has something special with Sea of Solitude. It’s a game that takes the discussions started by Hellblade, Celeste, Brothers and more besides and makes them relevant to a whole new audience...
19:13 2019-06-20

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, though he also served, with great efficiency, as consu...
22:39 2019-06-11

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
18:13 2019-05-21

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
20:13 2019-08-06

The brutally honest guide to a career in tech journalism Tech journalism is often regarded as an exciting and attractive career. And you know what? It absolutely is. But it’s also a damn tough business to enter. Getting your foot in the door is hard. Making enough money to live is even harder. Next month marks my third year at TNW. I’ve been working in te...
22:00 2019-06-28

For the Record: David Cameron's memoir is honest but still wrong The former prime minister gives a truthful account of errors – but unknowingly makes a few moreFor the Record by David Cameron, William Collins, £25A spectre haunts this book – the spectre of Europe. Just as the 700 pages of Tony Blair’s autobiography could not escape the shadow of Iraq, so the 700 ...
21:13 2019-09-19

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan...
02:00 2019-08-02

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
12:39 2019-07-09

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
22:39 2019-05-31

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to be hosting the Trumps on a family holiday, are watc...
19:39 2019-06-04

The Latest: Trumps and emperor, empress, exchange gifts TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. The Trumps and Japan’s new emperor and empress have exchanged photos and other gifts. Emperor Naruhito presented President Donald Trump with a traditional Japanese pottery and porcelain b...
08:13 2019-05-27

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
11:52 2019-08-08

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One Jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. in a custom red leather White House je...
15:13 2019-06-04

Wayne Rooney transformed DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
11:00 2019-08-08

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
22:26 2019-07-12

Arun Jaitley Was Symbol Of Honest Politics: Piyush Goyal Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday condoled senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley's death and said that his demise has caused "irreparable loss" to the country....
23:26 2019-08-24

Report: U.S. open to negotiation over Wise Honest with North Korea The United States and North Korea could be willing to negotiate an exchange of detained ships to resolve tensions following the U.S. seizure of the Wise Honest....
19:00 2019-06-19

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
06:13 2019-06-16

Ben Higgins Gets Honest About Lauren Bushnell's Engagement: ''My Life Isn't Tied to Her'' After news of Lauren Bushnell's engagement to Chris Lane broke, Ben Higgins congratulated his ex on Tuesday's episode of The Ben & Ashley I Almost Famous Podcast. It may seem......
03:00 2019-06-19

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
15:39 2019-06-03

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
09:01 2019-06-04

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
03:39 2019-06-22

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
12:52 2019-08-07

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
04:01 2019-07-08

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

'I'm being honest here': Zidane annoyed by press questions before La Liga finale – video Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane refused to reveal whether goalkeeper Keylor Navas will be staying with the club next season, and was irritated when asked if team selection is entirely up to him. 'It's my decision, obviously. If I don't do what I want with my team, I leave,' said the French ma...
14:52 2019-05-21

Justin Bieber's Honest Post About Surviving Fame Will Make You a Belieber Again Justin Bieber is opening up like never before. In the middle of Labor Day weekend, the singer took to Instagram and shared a personal note to his fans and followers. Despite......
05:00 2019-09-03

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

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she's going to be obliterated on the issue should her ...
00:26 2019-06-11

The Game of Thrones Honest Trailer Pulls No Punches With This Epic Takedown The third honest trailer for Game of Thrones is here and it’s clear that the team over at Screen Junkies pulled no punches in their final takedown of the uber-popular HBO drama. Covering seasons 6-8, the third installment in the Game of Thrones honest trailer series questions how the show mana...
18:00 2019-07-10

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
02:00 2019-05-24

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
00:00 2019-09-19

Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary depiction” of a brutal historical moment, after rape...
06:39 2019-06-11

Newcastle close in on Emil Krafth as Matt Ritchie defends ‘honest’ Ashley • Swedish right-back set to complete £5m move from Amiens• Ritchie says he ‘does not understand’ Newcastle fan unrestNewcastle’s long pursuit of a right-back appears to be reaching a conclusion with Sweden’s Emil Krafth close to completing a £5m move from Amiens.The 25-year-old was expected to have ...
21:13 2019-08-07

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:13 2019-06-06

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
11:52 2019-08-21

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when there’s a full slate. Every rational instinct, every.....
01:52 2019-06-30

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch a...
13:26 2019-05-25

Sell ‘Wise Honest’ ship to pay NoKo debt to Otto Warmbier parents: judge A federal judge has given the green light for the sale of a seized North Korea vessel to pay down the judgement awarded to the parents of Otto Warmbier, who died after being detained in the hermit kingdom. Parents Frederick and Cynthia Warmbier won a $500 million judgment against North Korea for the...
22:52 2019-07-21

Carli Lloyd deserves 'honest tryout' after drilling 55-yard field goal at NFL practice Lloyd drills long field goals during visit to Eagles training campHall of Fame scout Gil Brandt says Lloyd deserves ‘honest tryout’World Cup champion Carli Lloyd showed off her leg during a visit to Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Tuesday, drilling a series of long field goals that caught the a...
22:13 2019-08-21

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
10:39 2019-05-27

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
10:39 2019-06-07

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night for only the second state dinner of the Trump White House....
01:13 2019-09-21

Carli Lloyd kicks 55-yard field goal, Hall of Famer says NFL should give her ‘honest’ tryout Fresh off a Women’s World Cup title, U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd appeared at a joint practice session between the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. She wowed them with her kick....
17:52 2019-08-21

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
08:26 2019-06-05

James Corden Gets Honest About His Future at The Late Late Show Late-night television without James Corden?! It's a thought many pop culture fans don't even want to think about. After all, there's only one show that can perfect Spill Your......
00:52 2019-06-06

How U.S. Presidents Use Strategic Petroleum Reserve U.S. President Donald Trump might tap the nation’s emergency oil stockpile to stabilize pump prices in the wake of a major shock to global supply. The tool at his disposal is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, set up in the aftermath of the Arab oil embargo in the 1970s as a backup in case of subseque...
19:00 2019-09-16

Injured reserve is a possibility for Broncos rookie QB Coach Vic Fangio won't rule out placing rookie quarterback Drew Lock on injured reserve to start the season       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Special Force To Be Set Up For Corbett Tiger Reserve The Uttarakhand government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve, a move which will help serve as a much needed second layer of protection for the big cat....
19:39 2019-08-29

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the space of five days.The weather in England and Wales...
02:52 2019-06-12

New reserve Laurent could race for Toyota if drivers have clashes New Toyota LMP1 reserve driver Thomas Laurent could make his race debut with the manufacturer as early as the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship season...
16:00 2019-06-12

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the world’s foremost reserve currency....
03:39 2019-08-24

Spotty zebra in Kenya Maasai Mara reserve Meet Tira, a zebra that's been... spotted... in the Maasai Mara reserve in Kenya. It's thought she was born with spots instead of stripes, because of a melanin disorder....
21:26 2019-09-20

U.S. stands ready to tap emergency oil reserve after Saudi attacks: DOE The Trump administration is prepared to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if necessary after drone attacks shut oil output in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude exporter, a Department of Energy spokeswoman said....
02:52 2019-09-15

Promoted: What has Esteban Ocon been doing as reserve driver at Mercedes? Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport reserve driver Esteban Ocon says he's ready to return to F1 after his behind the scenes role with the team this season. So what has he been doing...
20:00 2019-08-29

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
17:26 2019-07-07

Camera captures bear’s rub on tree at Russian nature reserve MOSCOW (AP) — An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree — before trying to eat a surveillance camera. The video, posted recently by the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia’s Far East, showed the bear approaching a tree, then rearing up t...
18:26 2019-06-18

Bills sign Munnerlyn and place Gaines on injured reserve The Buffalo Bills have shuffled cornerbacks by signing veteran Captain Munnerlyn and placing E.J. Gaines on injured reserve       ...
03:52 2019-08-11

New Technology To Combat Train-Elephant Collisions In Uttarakhand Reserve To prevent elephants from being hit by trains passing through Uttarakhand's Rajaji Tiger Reserve, authorities will install seismic sensors and thermal cameras to warn them of animal movement near......
19:52 2019-08-13

Sapphire Reserve Strains JPMorgan's Ties With United Airlines JPMorgan’s Sapphire Reserve has been a hit with frequent travelers and big spenders since its launch nearly three years ago. That is a problem for United Continental Holdings, which wants those same customers to sign up for and spend on the airline’s credit cards....
21:26 2019-06-27

Toyota LMP1 reserve Thomas Laurent back to LMP2 for '19/20 WEC Toyota test and reserve driver Thomas Laurent will return to the LMP2 class for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, after signing with current championship leader Signatech-Alpine...
19:39 2019-06-14

Preferred vs Reserve: How the Chase Sapphire credit cards stack up Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve are both fantastic credit cards, with valuable rewards and useful benefits. While the Sapphire Reserve offers additional perks, it has a higher annual fee — $450 — versus the Sapphire Preferr...
05:00 2019-08-31

Panna Reserve Sees Tiger Population Grow To 50 From Zero In A Decade Panna, a Madhya Pradesh district world famous for its diamond mines, has scripted a remarkable turnaround in tiger population, taking the number of big cats in its reserve to over 50 from zero a......
21:13 2019-08-02

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
01:00 2019-06-12

Fire rages through reserve in Mexico’s resort-filled Yucatan A fire in Mexico’s Sian Ka’an nature reserve on the Yucatan peninsula has spread to more than 6,000 acres (2,500 hectares) and is 30 percent under control, according to the local environmental agency...
22:52 2019-07-15

Fire rages out of control in Greek island nature reserve More than a Hundreds of firefighters battled wildfires Tuesday in Greece, with the largest burning out of control through a nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens causing four villages and a monastery to be evacuated...
19:52 2019-08-13

Raiders safety Johnathan Abram headed to injured reserve list Oakland Raiders rookie safety Johnathan Abram is expected to be placed on injured reserve due to injuries he sustained during a Week 1 win against the Denver Broncos....
17:13 2019-09-11

China's PBOC cuts reserve ratio for banks as economy stalls China's People's Bank of China (PBOC) announced Friday that it was reducing the amount of funds banks have to hold in reserve, an effort to further stimulate the economy....
16:39 2019-09-06

Rick Perry: Unclear whether tapping Strategic Petroleum Reserve needed Secretary of Energy Rick Perry joins "Squawk on the Street" via phone to discuss the attacks on a Saudi Arabian oil facility, and whether the U.S. would need to release oil from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve....
18:13 2019-09-16

Trump authorizes release of oil from strategic petroleum reserve after Saudi attacks Trump said oil would be released if needed to keep the market well supplied and he would expedite the approval of pipelines in Texas and other states....
01:13 2019-09-16

Keyllanne Conway says Trump administration ready to tap strategic petroleum reserve if necessary Saudi Arabia shut down half its oil production Saturday after drone strikes hit the world's largest oil processing facility in an attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels....
17:13 2019-09-15

Army reserve soldier dies amid severe storms in Virginia A U.S. Army Reserve soldier was killed and two others were injured this week after severe weather toppled a large tree during a training exercise in Virginia, authorities said....
19:26 2019-07-24

San Francisco plans to reserve parking lot for homeless living out of vehicles: reports A California city with a rising homeless population is reportedly planning to open its first facility to serve those who are living out of their cars and recreational vehicles....
06:00 2019-07-16

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is Our Readers' Favorite Travel Rewards Card While most of our recent credit card Co-Ops sparked healthy debates, our travel rewards card poll was thoroughly dominated by the Chase Sapphire Reserve....
03:52 2019-09-20

Wells Fargo boosts estimate for possible legal reserve shortfall to $3.9 billion Wells Fargo & Co said on Friday that it boosted its estimate for a possible legal reserve shortfall to $3.9 billion for the quarter ending June 30, from $3.1 billion earlier this year, according to a regulatory filing....
00:52 2019-08-03

Warren Gatland picks Wales reserve side to take on under-pressure Ireland • Wales coach makes 14 changed for World Cup warm-up• ‘We can put a massive dent in their confidence,’ says GatlandWales’s first Test as leaders in the world rankings is Warren Gatland’s last in charge of them in Cardiff. He has chosen a reserve side to face Ireland, looking for evidence to settle t...
01:00 2019-08-30

Rare all-white panda with red eyes caught on camera in nature reserve The rare all-white giant panda has red eyes and lacks the usual black fur, the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan said.        ...
23:26 2019-05-28

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wild animals....
16:52 2019-06-18

Was Kyrie Irving At The Club With Nets Reserve Alan Williams? [Update] Soon-to-be free agent Kyrie Irving was on Manhattan’s Upper East Side yesterday, if you accept the word (and image) of a local real estate developer....
03:00 2019-06-07

'Grey’s Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo gets brutally honest about 'toxic' culture in the beginning Ellen Pompeo is opening up about the "toxic" culture that plagued the hit ABC series "Grey’s Anatomy" for over a decade.        ...
01:52 2019-06-06

'National tragedy': Trump begins border wall construction in Unesco reserve Wall will traverse the entirety of the southern edge of the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument, one of the most biologically diverse regions in the USConstruction of a 30ft-high section of Donald Trump’s border barrier has begun in the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument in southern Arizona, a fede...
07:39 2019-09-13

Antigua: sprawling 'Chinese colony' plan across marine reserve ignites opposition Opponents warn construction of the Yida project, which includes a manufacturing hub, puts island at risk of hurricane damagePlans to construct a sprawling “Chinese colony” complete with factories, homes and holiday resorts across a pristine marine reserve in Antigua have ignited a storm of controver...
10:26 2019-06-20

Reserve Keszthelyi beats Gilkes, Bovy to Norising W Series race seat Reserve driver Vivien Keszthelyi will contest the fourth W Series round at Norisring this weekend, having beaten Megan Gilkes and fellow reserve Sarah Bovy to a spot on the grid...
11:39 2019-07-06

Brazil central bank says reducing reserve requirements is an active policy tool Brazil's central bank said on Thursday that reducing banks' reserve requirements is an active policy tool aimed at improving market efficiency, but there is no estimate of how much it will yield or how long it will run for....
23:13 2019-06-27

Redskins send Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to injured reserve, sign Noah Spence Washington now has 10 players on IR, and major injury issues in its defensive backfield. Spence, an edge rusher, will be called upon to help improve the team's pass rush....
03:00 2019-09-19

Reserve Bank Governor Meets Arun Jaitley Amid Rumours Of BJP Leader's Ill Health Mr Jaitley, 66, suffers from kidney problems and underwent a transplant in 2018. He was then operated on in January, reportedly for soft tissue cancer in his left leg, which prevented him from......
02:52 2019-05-27

Explore the calm, cool waters of Florida's Rock Springs Run State Reserve When central Floridians need to escape the heat, they head for the area's natural springs near Orlando to paddle, cool off, kick back and spot otters.       ...
22:13 2019-08-05

Team GB relay team disqualified after reserve shot putter is accidentally registered "UK Athletics Director Neil Black says it is \"absolutely gutting\" Great Britain were disqualified from the 4x400m relay in the European Athletics Team Championships because a reserve shot putter was registered in the lineup by mistake."...
19:00 2019-08-12

RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – as it happened Sales fall 0.1% in July, pointing to weaker GDP numbers. This blog has now closed 8.15am BST It’s been a strange day on the markets with very little movement. But the ASX200 has closed the day down 6 points, or 0.09%, at 6,573.4.In Tokyo the Nikkei has closed up 5 points, or 0.02%, at 20,265. 6.59am...
10:13 2019-09-03

After 6 years with the Chase Sapphire Preferred as my go-to card, I upgraded to the Sapphire Reserve and I've never looked back Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve are both popular trav...
21:52 2019-06-05

Worried about a middle seat with that basic economy ticket? Reserve a seat ⁠— for a fee American Airlines just expanded the window where basic economy passengers can buy seat assignments from 48 hours to a week before the flight.       ...
13:39 2019-07-23

RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – business live Sales fell 0.1% in July, pointing to weaker GDP numbers tomorrow. Follow here for all the developments after Australian interest rates kept on hold 6.59am BST It’s been quiet on the markets but busy with Australia’s central bank keeping rates on hold at 1% despite loud calls for more cuts amid the e...
09:00 2019-09-03

Rare spotted zebra spotted at Kenyan wildlife reserve A tiger might never change his stripes — but it appears that a zebra can. A rare polka-dot zebra foal has created a stir online after pictures appeared across social media this past week. The equine oddity was spotted at Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, and is said to be a first for the......
19:52 2019-09-18

Man Killed By Tiger In Corbett Tiger Reserve A daily wage labourer, patrolling the Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve along with forest guards, was mauled to death by a tiger that attacked the group and dragged him away by the neck,......
12:26 2019-07-16

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
23:00 2019-07-17

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:00 2019-07-17

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await Chinese trade data Investors will be looking out for the release of Chinese trade data for June to assess the impact of Beijing's ongoing trade war with Washington....
02:13 2019-07-12

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
04:26 2019-08-08

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
01:13 2019-06-30

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
19:52 2019-06-18

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
18:26 2019-05-27

Team GB relay team disqualified after 'technical error' sees reserve shot putter named in line-up Great Britain's disqualification from the men's 4x400m relay at the European Athletics Team Championships after a reserve shot putter was named in the line-up by mistake has been blamed on a "technical error"....
10:39 2019-08-12

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
23:39 2019-07-12

What it will take to dominate Ontario during the federal election In 2015, the Liberals captured the majority of the ridings in the diverse battleground region of the Greater Toronto Area. Now, they are fighting to keep them....
18:26 2019-09-13

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said on Friday....
20:39 2019-07-19

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason. Since then, however, the ...
08:52 2019-06-19

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
02:39 2019-08-08

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
13:13 2019-07-17

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
21:00 2019-07-05

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't want to move.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
19:26 2019-07-24

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
18:52 2019-06-27

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and women...
07:00 2019-06-07

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
17:26 2019-08-22

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

The Federal Election Commission Needs 4 of 6 Members to Enforce the Law. It Now Has 3. The Federal Election Commission is supposed to monitor how candidates raise and spend money, but it will no longer have enough commissioners to legally meet....
02:00 2019-08-28

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
00:00 2019-07-23

Federal Deficits to Grow More Than Expected in Next Decade, CBO Says Federal deficits are projected to grow by $809 billion, to $12.2 trillion, over the next decade thanks to the two-year budget agreement struck last month, the Congressional Budget Office said....
02:13 2019-08-22

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

New encryption powers used at least five times by federal and NSW police Commonwealth Ombudsman calls for Peter Dutton’s ability to censor its reports on the process to be revokedNew encryption powers to seek assistance from tech companies to spy on users have been used at least five times by federal and New South Wales police.The Commonwealth Ombudsman has revealed to a...
21:52 2019-07-09

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges NBC New York is reporting that music artist R. Kelly, long the subject of allegations of abusive and controlling behavior toward multiple women, has been arrested in Chicago tonight on federal charges of sex trafficking. The arrest was reportedly made by a mixture of NYPD officers and Homeland Secur...
08:52 2019-07-12

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tampering. I know I’ve said that before, but this time he...
00:13 2019-06-23

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department official who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press. ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology. The groups, which are planning to blanket lawmakers with emails and phone calls, are coming together under BanFacialRecognit...
05:13 2019-09-06

White House Is Considering a Federal Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid a spike in the use of electronic cigarettes among teens and children, President Donald Trump has announced the Food and Drug Administration is considering yanking all non-tobacco flavored e-cigs from the market.Read more......
20:00 2019-09-11

UAW president's home targeted in new federal raids The raids by the FBI at UAW President Gary Jones' home and multiple UAW locations are part of an investigation into a yearslong federal corruption scandal involving auto executives who offered bribes and kickbacks to influence labor negotiations with the union....
00:52 2019-08-29

Rich Rod, wife dismissed from federal lawsuit TUCSON — Former University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez and his wife have been dismissed from a federal lawsuit. The suit claimed Rich Rod knew about former player Orlando Bradford’s abusive behavior toward his girlfriends and was filed by one of Bradford’s victims. In a lette...
06:13 2019-09-04

US federal deficit to reach $1tn next year, report says Debt held by public is expected to reach 95% of GDP in next 10 years, the highest level since just after the second world warUS federal debt will top $1tn next year even as Donald Trump explores tax cuts and other giveaways that are only likely to increase the deficit.According to figures released b...
22:13 2019-08-21

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child pornography and obstruction of justice R&B singer R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, according to American law officials.The 52-year old was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on 13 feder...
09:39 2019-07-12

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help others.       ...
23:00 2019-07-20

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in on Thursday night for federal sex crimes in two states, with charges including child pornography and obstruction of justice. A federal law enforcement source told......
19:26 2019-07-12

IMF sees trade disputes slowing global trade, sees supply chain risks The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said global trade growth was slowing as a result of tensions between the United States and China and others, and prolonged uncertainty about tariffs was weighing on business sentiment around the world....
16:52 2019-07-17

No decision on Huawei and 5G before federal election call: Goodale Goodale says that's not likely to happen before campaigning begins for the Oct. 21 election, which is expected to get underway sometime in early September....
21:13 2019-07-31

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
00:13 2019-06-02

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
05:26 2019-07-11

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” The Los Angeles Times reports the confidential rep...
21:00 2019-05-24

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
23:00 2019-06-10

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
17:00 2019-08-21

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
16:13 2019-05-22

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
01:39 2019-06-30

Senate report: Last 3 federal shutdowns cost taxpayers $4B The last three federal shutdowns -- which resulted from the government failing to authorize new spending -- cost American taxpayers a total of $4 billion, a bipartisan analysis showed Tuesday....
19:39 2019-09-17

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
15:00 2019-06-14

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
06:26 2019-07-11

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving most of a 20-year sentence — with some time shaved...
21:39 2019-05-21

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval – despite the Coalition’s pre-election green light...
01:13 2019-05-31

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
21:00 2019-06-12

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
09:26 2019-06-12

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
07:52 2019-06-12

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handled the TV actor's case....
01:13 2019-08-24

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
01:13 2019-08-24

New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO (AP) — New federal charges have been filed against a man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue, killing one person and wounding three others. A federal grand jury on Tuesday handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a...
02:39 2019-05-22

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the law “threatens immediate harm to women’s...
02:26 2019-05-25

Federal Agency Terminates Agreement With Kentucky Hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services terminated its agreement last week with the Southeast Kentucky Medic...
18:13 2019-05-31

R. Kelly to be taken to NY to face federal charges there, judge orders R. Kelly is going to New York soon, for a hearing on Aug. 2 to face federal sex-crime charges in Brooklyn.        ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Mac Miller's Death 1 Year Later: Man Arrested on Federal Charges Almost exactly one year after Mac Miller's death, a man has been charged in connection with his passing. Cameron James Pettit, a Hollywood Hills resident, was arrested on federal......
02:00 2019-09-05

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
11:52 2019-07-05

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
04:39 2019-05-25

No new clues in federal report on motorcycle crash that killed 7 Westfield Transport hired Volodymyr Zhukovskyy despite his driving history. He's charged with killing 7 people in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, NH.        ...
20:52 2019-07-24

Balanced budget? A look at why federal leaders aren’t in a rush Canada is on track to post multibillion-dollar shortfalls over the next six years, in large part because of the Liberals' investments in social programs and infrastructure....
23:13 2019-09-15

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:13 2019-05-21

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. An indictment handed down May 16 against 29-year-old Rodney Allen Phipps of Georgetown was unsealed Monday. Prose...
21:00 2019-06-18

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
02:00 2019-07-05

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2017 into the clandestine operations of Australian ...
08:39 2019-06-05

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
04:26 2019-06-07

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Missouri Abortion Ban (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in ...
04:00 2019-08-28

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:13 2019-06-07

Epstein death shifts federal focus to possible conspirators NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are turning their attention to possible charges against anyone who conspired with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his alleged sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after Epstein’s apparent suicide in jail, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said ...
09:26 2019-08-13

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
07:52 2019-06-29

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
15:39 2019-05-21

Ed Buck hit with federal charge in man’s 2017 overdose death Democratic donor Ed Buck was hit Thursday with a federal charge in connection to the 2017 overdose death of a homeless man at his West Hollywood home. Buck, 65, was charged with distributing methamphetamine, which resulted in the death of 26-year-old Gemmel Moore. Moore, a homeless prostitute, had s...
01:13 2019-09-20

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
20:39 2019-08-03

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Randolph moss determined Friday the policy is a violati...
07:13 2019-08-03

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
17:13 2019-07-14

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
03:52 2019-06-07

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
21:26 2019-08-14

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
00:39 2019-06-29

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
20:26 2019-06-05

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
19:00 2019-07-16

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

Federal judge partially blocks Missouri abortion ban A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an eight-week abortion ban from taking effect in Missouri but will allow another part of the law to move forward that bans abortion on the basis of race, sex, or disability....
09:00 2019-08-28

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
04:52 2019-06-29

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
13:26 2019-06-07

Report: Former federal official spoke of shooting a judge CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department found that the former head of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Chicago office who stepped down last year without explanation made an “inappropriate comment about shooting a judge” during a firearms training exercise. The Justice Department’s i...
18:39 2019-06-06

The Federal Minimum Wage Doesn't Really Matter Anymore The national payfloor of $7.25 an hour hasn’t been adjusted for a decade, the longest it has ever gone unchanged. Here’s why workers can shrug it off....
16:39 2019-08-11

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governing bodies of Olympic sports handled sex-abuse allegations, people with knowledge ...
14:52 2019-09-14

Ohio Man Threatened to Shoot Federal Agents, Authorities Say The F.B.I. found AR-15-style rifles and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition at a home in Boardman where Justin Olsen was living, according to a court filing....
05:00 2019-08-14

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
21:39 2019-07-09

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up by the Republican-controlled Senate....
02:00 2019-07-17

Houston man first to be indicted for bump stock possession since federal ban A Houston man was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of possessing a rifle with a bump stock attached to it, in what is believed to be the first such case since the Trump administration banned the device earlier this year....
04:52 2019-09-07

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla Foundation must transfer 37-year-old Ndume (nnn-DOO...
21:39 2019-06-08

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for a long running pay-to-play scheme that saw him pocket $675,000 in kickbacks, including a new house, a cozy job for his wife and more th...
04:13 2019-08-02

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
23:13 2019-06-05

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join the department. Kenney has more than 25 years of ex...
13:26 2019-06-03

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
15:26 2019-08-16

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed $1.9 billion mine in the Coronado National Forest...
10:13 2019-08-01

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
17:52 2019-08-16

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
04:39 2019-06-15

Texas man becomes first person ever charged under federal bump stock ban A Texas man was arrested for owning a bump stock device — making him the first person to be charged under the federal ban. The device, which is used to transform a semi-automatic firearm into a rapidly-firing machine gun-esque weapon, was attached to an AR-15, according to Justice Department o...
13:13 2019-09-06

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
02:39 2019-06-21

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection process and a possibility it could be forced by the government to change auditors, the company disclosed....
00:13 2019-08-15

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
21:26 2019-08-14

Federal authorities: suspect fatally shoots self in Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is dead after a car chase involving federal agents in south Scottsdale. They say the man fatally shot himself Thursday afternoon. His name and age haven’t been released yet along with information on why the suspect was wanted. Officials with t...
04:26 2019-08-02

Federal judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency....
20:00 2019-08-27

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lightened under the criminal justice reform legislation s...
19:52 2019-07-19

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
03:00 2019-06-14

Centre's "Rather Odd" Move "Not Good For Federal Polity": Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the government should have taken chief ministers' views before changing the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission, adding that unilateralism......
12:52 2019-09-14

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
04:00 2019-06-15

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced their price tag for the stock by more than 25 percent...
06:00 2019-09-14

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
20:52 2019-05-30

Ontario to take federal carbon tax fight to Canada's Supreme Court The province of Ontario has taken its fight against the Canadian federal government's carbon tax to the country's top court, after losing an initial challenge in a lower court....
02:00 2019-08-29

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The House has approved legislation ...
23:39 2019-07-18

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
13:13 2019-06-13

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
22:13 2019-07-15

Federal judge blocks Missouri's law banning abortions after eight weeks Planned Parenthood and the ACLU sued the state last month over the law, arguing it would cause ‘significant and irreparable’ harmA federal judge has blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency.A day before the law was set...
20:26 2019-08-27

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
16:39 2019-06-15

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Federal judge temporarily halts Missouri's 8-week abortion ban A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy just hours before the law was slated to take effect....
23:39 2019-08-27

No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-07-16

Missouri's 8-week abortion ban put on hold by federal judge Less than 24 hours before the law was set to take effect, U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs issued an order blocking enforcement of the abortion ban.        ...
05:00 2019-08-28

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
03:39 2019-06-21

Federal judge expected to rule on restrictive Missouri abortion law A federal judge was expected to decide on Tuesday whether to block a Missouri law banning abortion after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency, according to court documents....
16:26 2019-08-27

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
18:52 2019-07-18

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
23:26 2019-07-17

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
20:39 2019-05-30

GOP appointee resigns from Federal Election Commission, leaving it without a quorum The departure of Matthew Petersen leaves the six-member panel with just three commissioners for the first time since 2008. Four votes are required for official action....
00:00 2019-08-27

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
20:52 2019-07-18

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
22:00 2019-06-28

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
19:52 2019-08-13

Federal court to hear 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's appeal Lawyers for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli will urge a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn his criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
13:39 2019-06-28

Federal panel reverses ruling that tossed Ky. ethics rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that because the Kentucky ethics laws “are closely d...
02:00 2019-05-31

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
21:26 2019-08-14

Ed Buck Faces Federal Drug Charge in Death of Man in His Home The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims....
14:26 2019-09-20

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
00:13 2019-08-15

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
04:13 2019-08-15

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research using ...
19:39 2019-06-09

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
23:52 2019-08-17

9 dogs died in a Johns Hopkins lab experiment. Now, a federal complaint An animal rights group has filed a complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment where nine dogs had to be euthanized.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
12:52 2019-06-07

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing interstate threats to injure. The Blackwater Correc...
15:39 2019-05-21

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
04:52 2019-06-05

Bank of Canada says it will lie low to avoid impacting federal election campaign The central bank says it wants to avoid making any possible impact -- or the appearance of an impact with a gap of almost two months in scheduled news conferences or speeches by the bank's senior figures....
16:52 2019-09-21

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
22:52 2019-06-05

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
20:00 2019-08-09

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate groups....
00:01 2019-06-05

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
12:26 2019-08-07

Democratic donor Ed Buck exploited, drugged at least 10 men, federal charge says Ed Buck, who faces a federal charge, exploited at least 10 men, offering them drugs, sex and money, prosecutors said.        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

Federal agency transfers ownership of Udall Park to Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Udall Park in Tucson is now city property. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it transferred ownership of the 173-acre (70-hectare) park on Tucson’s east side last month to carry out federal legislation approved by Congress. The Bureau of Land Management in 1989 grant...
18:00 2019-09-20

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
05:13 2019-06-29

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal family planning program WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the program from giving abortion provider referrals. ...
04:00 2019-08-20

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal program over Trump rule Group’s acting president and CEO says centers will remain open but predicts many women will ‘delay or go without’ carePlanned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring ...
04:52 2019-08-20

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
22:26 2019-07-24

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted. (Aug. 21)        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical abortion clinics....
19:39 2019-07-24

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and other reproductive healthcare coverage for millions o...
04:26 2019-08-23

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
23:52 2019-05-21

Ex-Roger Stone aide testifies before federal grand jury WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Trump confidant Roger Stone testified before a grand jury after a months-long legal battle with special counsel Robert Mueller. Andrew Miller answered questions for about two hours Friday in Washington. Prosecutors sought Miller’s testimony as they built a cr...
21:00 2019-05-31

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges Prosecutors charged the rapper with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions....
17:26 2019-08-23

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
13:13 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris Is Seeking to Decriminalize Cannabis at the Federal Level Although 35 states in the union plus the District of Columbia have either legalized, decriminalized or made cannabis accessible for medicinal purposes, it is still illegal at the federal level. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is seeking to change that by introducing a bill that would decriminalize the...
22:26 2019-07-23

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

Federal prosecutors to fight Boston Marathon bomber's appeal Prosecutors on Thursday will urge a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's conviction and death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others....
19:39 2019-06-27

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
18:39 2019-06-01

Trump HUD appointee’s Twitter ‘likes’ violated federal law. She will not be punished. The special counsel’s office concluded that while Patton violated the law by “unwittingly displaying a campaign hat in her office and ‘liking’ partisan political tweets on her official Twitter account,” it would not pursue any disciplinary action....
05:13 2019-09-19

US Federal Prisons Chief Replaced After Jeffrey Epstein's Suicide US Attorney General Bill Barr announced the replacement of the head of federal prisons Monday in the wake of the shock jail-cell suicide of Jeffrey Epstein as he faced child sex trafficking charges....
05:39 2019-08-20

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay implementing a rule that would allow medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds, according to a federal court filing....
04:52 2019-06-30

Only the federal government can fix the affordable housing crisis. Where's the pressure? National shortage of affordable housing calls for federal action and resources. There's bipartisan support for proven solutions, so let's get it done.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

DIGGING DEEPER: Federal law enforcement agencies failing to cooperate TUCSON – Right now, the southwest border is ground zero in the fight against illegal immigration. Drugs and human smuggling are just a few of the things law enforcement is dealing with on a daily basis. Now, more than ever, it is critical that federal agencies work together to guard against po...
06:52 2019-08-21

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the US announced they will investigate the unusually ...
05:39 2019-06-02

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
15:00 2019-06-11

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women....
04:52 2019-08-20

Report: Federal spending per child falls, further decreases projected Federal government spending on children fell in 2018, driven by cuts to education and nutrition programs and reductions in child-related tax credits, a new report released Tuesday revealed....
19:39 2019-09-17

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
05:13 2019-06-13

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces a number of state charges brought by Manhattan DA ...
13:39 2019-06-18

A federal appeals court panel is considering the future of the Affordable Care Act (NBC News) A panel of federal judges heard arguments against the Affordable Care Act Tuesday in the latest hearing that could put “Obamacare” in jeopardy. The court heard from Justice Department lawyers and attorneys repersenting 18 states that believe the health care law is unconstituti...
08:26 2019-07-10

SCOTUS allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
17:26 2019-06-17

Federal Appeals Court Judges Appear to Back GOP Efforts to End Obamacare A federal appeals court panel seemed prone Tuesday to back Republican efforts to kill Obamacare, with judges questioning how much of a mandate President Barack Obama’s signature health care law can be since Donald Trump signed a law ending any penalties for those who choose not to buy health insuran...
07:39 2019-07-10

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
06:00 2019-07-10

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
18:52 2019-07-09

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigrat...
01:52 2019-06-21

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
22:13 2019-08-30

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
12:13 2019-07-09

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
03:39 2019-06-21

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too little to prevent harm....
21:26 2019-06-19

Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by the Associate...
18:39 2019-07-08

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
01:52 2019-07-13

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
10:26 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
05:13 2019-07-05

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
21:26 2019-07-04

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
08:00 2019-05-25

Alito suggests chance to rein in federal agency power WASHINGTON (AP) — With one sentence Thursday, Justice Samuel Alito signaled his willingness to throw out the Supreme Court’s 84-year-old record of support for the broad powers of federal agencies, which reaches back to the New Deal. Alito’s comments and a dissenting opinion from another ...
10:13 2019-06-21

An April Trial Date Has Been Set in R. Kelly’s Federal Case in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A judge Wednesday set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But Judge Harry Leinenweber left open the possibility of changing the date later after Kelly attorney Steve Greenbe...
04:13 2019-09-05

Former UAW Official Pleads Guilty in Federal Probe of Union Corruption A former top aide at the United Auto Workers union pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges, the latest development in a federal investigation into corruption within the union’s leadership ranks....
05:13 2019-09-05

Oil pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed to federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
06:13 2019-07-11

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Dana Louis Mattingly of Louisville was sentenced Monday. Mattingly was serving a sentence for armed bank robb...
06:26 2019-06-21

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convicted ex-guard Carlos Martinez in January 2018 of agg...
01:13 2019-07-06

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny for their popularity among teenagers....
22:01 2019-07-12

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas on Monday before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, the man is seen taking aim with his rifle before......
18:52 2019-06-17

Most Americans don't trust federal gov't on UFOs, Gallup survey shows The existence of extraterrestrial flying objects is one of the longest enduring conspiracy theories in history, and a new survey says almost two-thirds of Americans believe the government knows more than it's saying....
22:00 2019-09-09

Jersey Shore Star ‘The Situation’ Released From Federal Prison (NEWARK, N.J.) — “Jersey Shore” cast member Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is now a free man. The 37-year-old reality television star’s publicist says he was released from prison in Otisville, New York, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. He took to Twitter shortly after ...
22:26 2019-09-12

Leaders in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. as federal election campaign kicks off All have been campaigning unofficially for weeks, making early policy promises while also trying to hit their rivals where it hurts, whether the broken promises of the Liberals or controversial positions held by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer....
16:00 2019-09-11

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says the latest grant will continue the program through ...
13:26 2019-06-19

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist While Calgary is expected to go blue in this election, one MacEwan University professor believes the Alberta capital will be the site of some very highly contested battles....
00:39 2019-09-11

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
04:39 2019-05-23

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
20:52 2019-07-06

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nearly a decade as of Sunday.For minimum-wage workers...
20:39 2019-06-16

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by The Associate...
17:52 2019-07-08

Florida inmate indicted for federal building bomb threats PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida inmate has been indicted on federal charges for making several bomb threats that led to evacuations at federal buildings. The U.S. attorney’s office says 24-year-old Noah Stirn is now in federal custody. He is accused of making the threats from ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Most Americans say low trust in federal government makes it difficult to solve problems A majority of Americans believes low trust in the federal government is a hurdle to solving problems, data from Pew Research Center revealed on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-24

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
02:52 2019-05-25

Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census Mr. Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Thursday that he was giving up on the census question two weeks after the Supreme Court rebuked the Trump administration over its effort to modify the census....
00:00 2019-07-12

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
11:13 2019-07-12

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
13:26 2019-06-12

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally: federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
22:13 2019-06-01

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:52 2019-05-22

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
03:26 2019-05-22

R. Kelly under pressure to make deal following federal charges in sex crime cases R. Kelly couldn’t be faulted if he felt some confidence he could beat the sex charges brought by Cook County prosecutors earlier this year. He had beaten them before, winning acquittal on all counts in a 2008 child pornography trial....
15:39 2019-08-07

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that......
23:39 2019-07-10

House moving to provide paid family leave for federal workers Up to 12 weeks of leave available for parental or other family purposes would switch from unpaid to paid time under an amendment attached to defense spending bill....
21:52 2019-07-10

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she calle...
16:52 2019-06-12

R. Kelly judge to rule on protecting evidence in federal sex-crimes case R. Kelly's judge in the federal sex-crimes case in Chicago will rule on how tightly to protect access to and public blabbing about the evidence.        ...
18:52 2019-07-31

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested reimbursement to local fire agencies for battling ...
14:52 2019-05-23

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
04:13 2019-05-25

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election Perry Bellegarde said 61.5 per cent of eligible First Nations voters cast their ballots in 2015, and he wants that number to increase during the upcoming election....
01:26 2019-07-24

Philadelphia police shooting suspect worked as federal informant, report says The Philadelphia man accused of shooting six police officers during a lengthy, chaotic standoff last week has spent time as a federal informant, providing information to the government “about a shooter that led to an arrest,” a report says, quoting one of his former attorneys....
22:26 2019-08-23

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minimum wage. Who woulda thunk!...
03:39 2019-07-03

Maxime Bernier invited to take part in federal election leaders’ debates Bernier has argued that not inviting him to take part in the debates was the commission's way of excluding the only party who had anything different to say....
21:00 2019-09-16

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
12:13 2019-06-21

Mississauga ‘905ers’ weigh in on issues as federal election officially underway With the official launch of the federal election campaign on Wednesday, the 43rd election in the country's history, those living in bedroom communities to the province's capital are weighing in on what they'd like to see included in party platforms....
00:26 2019-09-12

Federal lawsuit: Arkansas voting system dilutes black rights LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges the voting system for some Arkansas judges violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of the vote. Lawyers for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the lawsuit Monday. It says that because the state’s seven Supreme Court jud...
23:26 2019-06-11

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wood, a spokesperson for the White House’s Off...
13:00 2019-08-08

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
07:26 2019-07-12

Donald Trump lifts ban on federal funding of faith-based HBCUs President Donald Trump said the Justice Department ruled in favor of lifting a ban on federal funding for faith-based historically black colleges and universities during a speech before a convention of HBCU leaders....
07:13 2019-09-11

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
06:39 2019-06-08

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
22:52 2019-05-21

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
05:00 2019-05-25

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a group of young activists who say the administration...
06:26 2019-06-05

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
20:39 2019-05-21

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce Carneil Webster had challenged his death sentence...
22:13 2019-06-20

Planned Parenthood to close two Ohio clinics after rejecting federal funding Planned Parenthood cited state and federal policy changes for the closure of two Cincinnati-area health centers.        ...
02:00 2019-09-10

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late Friday. In the first of two lawsuits, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. ruled that President Donald Trump&...
20:39 2019-06-29

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice Department will have oversight over Apple should it ...
00:01 2019-06-04

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
18:52 2019-06-29

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
03:52 2019-06-28

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice political base, but the measures are a serious blow...
02:26 2019-06-07

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
13:00 2019-06-29

After Epstein’s death, federal jails under fire for understaffing, poor leadership The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country....
23:13 2019-08-12

Todd Chrisley: Disgruntled ex-employee behind upcoming federal tax evasion indictment USA Network star Todd Chrisley revealed that a disgruntled former employee is helping bring a federal indictment on him over alleged financial crimes, which he denies....
20:26 2019-08-13

Friend of Dayton shooter bought firearm parts for him, federal officials say On Monday, federal officials announced charges against a friend of the gunman who killed nine people on Aug. 4 in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
22:39 2019-08-12

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
12:00 2019-06-07

Poor and middle-class Americans are much less likely to survive into their 70s than the wealthy, federal report says A report commissioned by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) found just half of the poorest 50-somethings in 1992 are still alive today, compared with nearly three-quarters of the richest....
13:13 2019-09-09

United Auto Workers Official Charged in Widening Federal Probe Vance Pearson, director of the UAW’s Region 5 office in Missouri, was charged in a widening federal investigation into corruption within the UAW’s top ranks. He is the 10th person charged in the yearslong probe....
00:00 2019-09-13

Australian Federal Police Hilariously Troll England After Ashes Defeat Australia retained the Ashes with a win in the Manchester Test and the Australian Federal Police wasted no time to take a hilarious dig at the World Cup 2019 holders....
20:52 2019-09-09

New media group to host federal election debate during 2nd week of October Ex-governor general David Johnston announced that debates between candidates running for prime minister will take place in Ottawa during the second week of October....
08:52 2019-08-02

Federal appeals court will hear oral arguments over constitutionality of Obamacare A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a significant case for the health system....
14:39 2019-07-09

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
01:39 2019-06-28

Paul Manafort will reportedly be moved from federal lockup to Rikers Island President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be moved from a federal prison lockup in Pennsylvania to Rikers Island later this week, a report said Monday. Manhattan District Attorney requested the transfer after a New York grand jury charged Manafort with a number of crimes, in...
08:52 2019-06-04

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
15:00 2019-05-21

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of its new protocol for lethal injections may come too late for five men scheduled to die starting in ...
22:26 2019-07-31

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
06:13 2019-06-06

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the...
10:52 2019-06-06

Federal budget deficit hits $1T through 11 months of 2019 fiscal year The federal government's budget deficit was over $1 trillion for the first 11 months of the 2019 fiscal year, the Congressional Budget Office estimated in a report released on Monday....
10:00 2019-09-10