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Reports: Maple Leafs agree to contract with Mitch Marner

Sportsnet says restricted free-agent forward Mitch Marner has agreed to a six-year contract to remain with the Toronto Maple Leafs       ...

Reports: Maple Leafs agree to contract with Mitch Marner

Source: usatoday.com

Deja vu for Toronto Maple Leafs as training camp begins without Mitch Marner Last season’s leading goal scorer and restricted free agent Mitch Marner was not present as he remains in a contract dispute with management. General Manager Kyle Dubas gave no indication whether the two sides were close to a deal....
08:00 2019-09-13

Maple Leafs add F Aberg among seven players signed The Toronto Maple Leafs announced the signing of seven players Wednesday, including forward Pontus Aberg, who scored 12 goals with the Anaheim Ducks and Minnesota Wild last season....
20:00 2019-07-24

The Maple Leafs And Avalanche Pulled Off A Wonderful Trade Sometimes trades are far simpler than GMs make them out to be. It’s understandable why many are hesitant: the fear of losing a trade is real, and GMs tend toward maintaining the status quo, since the status quo involves them having a job. But: a trade doesn’t have to have a loser. The Colorado Avala...
15:39 2019-07-02

Maple Leafs sign Kapanen, Johnsson to extensions The Toronto Maple Leafs avoided letting forwards Kasperi Kapanen and Andreas Johnsson become restricted free agents, signing both to contract extensions on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-29

Maple Leafs hire Dave Hakstol as assistant coach TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired former Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol as an assistant on Mike Babcock’s staff. Hakstol spent 3 1/2 seasons behind the Flyers bench, compiling a 134-101-42 record. He was fired Dec. 17 after Philadelphia started this past season 12-15-4....
01:00 2019-06-30

Maple Leafs, Senators kick off free agency day with trade NHL free agency day began with two rivals helping each other out of a jam by way of a trade. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Cody Ceci, a 2020 third-round pick and minor leaguers Ben Harpur and Aaron Luchuk from the Ottawa Senators for defenseman Nikita Zaitsev, forward Connor Brown and ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Maple Leafs re-sign Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson TORONTO (AP) — Toronto has extended the contracts of impending restricted free agents Kasperi Kapanen and Andreas Johnsson, shoring up a second- and third-line that helped the Maple Leafs net a triple-digit point total for consecutive seasons. Kapanen signed a three-year, $9.6 million extension, whi...
22:39 2019-06-28

Maple Leafs sign deals with Cody Ceci, Alex Kerfoot The Maple Leafs have signed 2 of their newest acquisitions to contract extensions. Defenseman Cody Ceci agreed to a 1-year deal for $4.5 million, while forward Alex Kerfoot was locked up for 4 years with an average annual value of $3.5 million.       ...
04:26 2019-07-05

Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints agree to history-making contract extension: reports New Orleans Saints star Michael Thomas reportedly became the highest-paid wide receiver in NFL history agreeing to a contract extension with the team Wednesday....
20:52 2019-07-31

Marner agrees to 6-year contract to remain with Toronto Restricted free-agent forward Mitch Marner has agreed to a six-year contract to remain with the Toronto Maple Leafs       ...
07:39 2019-09-14

How Early Is Too Early To Be Nervous About Mitch Marner? Everything is fine in Toronto, because training camp doesn’t even start for another few weeks. But ... is it really? The negotiations between the Maple Leafs and their wunderkind RFA winger Mitch Marner have, perhaps unsurprisingly, plodded through the offseason with minimal progress, or at least wi...
00:39 2019-08-22

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
06:26 2019-06-14

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. The new deal, with total guaranteed compensation – ...
23:39 2019-06-13

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
01:13 2019-09-14

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
14:39 2019-07-22

Agent: Saints, Thomas, agree on 5-year, $100M contract The agent for New Orleans Saints leading receiver Michael Thomas says Thomas and the Saints have agreed on a new five-year contract worth up to $100 million       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Callum Hudson-Odoi set to agree new £100,000-a-week Chelsea contract • Teenager commits future with five-year deal• Chelsea beat Barcelona 2-1 in JapanCallum Hudson-Odoi is set to sign a new five-year contract at Chelsea, curtailing Bayern Munich’s protracted pursuit of his services, and will join Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount in committing his long-term future ...
21:39 2019-07-23

Rams agree with QB Jared Goff on 4-year contract extension Jared Goff has been a prolific NFL quarterback ever since Sean McVay joined him with the Los Angeles Rams. The quarterback and his coach will get the chance to chase more Super Bowl appearances together now that Goff's long-term future is finally secure....
09:13 2019-09-05

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
23:26 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M -sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
19:13 2019-06-13

Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles agree to four-year, $128 million contract extension The Eagles have locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz through the 2024 season with a massive four-year extension.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Jacoby Brissett agree to two-year contract extension The Indianapolis Colts have made it clear that Jacoby Brissett's the man, backing it up financially with a two-year contract extension.       ...
01:26 2019-09-03

LB Jaylon Smith, Dallas Cowboys agree to long-term contract extension As questions loom about Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott's contracts, the Cowboys took care of one of their key defenders in Jaylon Smith.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as the key factor in an astonishing statement....
22:00 2019-06-17

Linebacker Deion Jones, Atlanta Falcons agree on four-year, $57 million contract extension Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones agreed to a four-year, $57 million extension with $34 million guaranteed on Wednesday.       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Rams, Jared Goff agree to 4-year contract extension with record $110 million in guarantees The Los Angeles Rams have locked up quarterback Jared Goff with a four-year, $134 million extension that includes a record $110 million in guarantees.       ...
18:39 2019-09-04

| Brady, Patriots agree on 2-year extension - reports Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to multiple US media reports....
06:00 2019-08-05

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
00:26 2019-07-13

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN reported Saturday....
02:13 2019-06-16

Pochettino calls Coutinho as Spurs agree Dybala fee – reports "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly called Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho to try and persuade the Brazilian to move to the club on loan."...
23:00 2019-08-06

Soccer-Man United agree record deal to sign Maguire from Leicester - reports Manchester United have reached an agreement with Leicester City to sign centre back Harry Maguire with a transfer fee of 80 million pounds ($96.96 million) agreed, British media reports said on Friday....
18:39 2019-08-02

Mitch McConnell responds to viral AOC ‘Team Mitch’ cutout groping photo Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has responded to the photo of several young men suggestively posing with a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “Team Mitch in no way condones any aggressive, suggestive, or demeaning act toward life-sized cardboard cutouts of any gender,...
20:39 2019-08-06

Reports: Patriots QB Tom Brady still set to become free agent in 2020 despite new contract New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady earned a bump in salary with a re-worked contract, but it also may allow him to become a free agent.       ...
11:00 2019-08-06

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls Out Mitch McConnell After 'Team Mitch' Thugs Groped and Choked an AOC Cutout A group of vagrants wearing gang logos and insignias spelling out “Team Mitch” posed for a photo showing them assaulting a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
05:13 2019-08-07

Ezekiel Elliott returning from Cabo as Cowboys RB awaits contract extension, per reports Ezekiel Elliott's holdout has spanned 40 days, but the Cowboys running back is headed back to Dallas in case an extension is completed soon.       ...
21:39 2019-09-03

Damian Lillard agrees to four-year contract extension with Portland Trail Blazers: reports In the thick of all the NBA free agency movement that occurred once the period opened Sunday, one deal may have gotten lost in the shuffle and involved a franchise wrapping up its star player....
18:13 2019-07-01

Leafs deal Marleau to Hurricanes, free cap space The Maple Leafs have freed up cap space by trading Patrick Marleau and draft picks to the Hurricanes. Carolina is expected to buy out the final year of his contract....
22:26 2019-06-22

How to Stretch That Last Bit of Maple Syrup Imagine, if you will, a nightmare scenario: You have made a pile of delicious breakfast carbs. They might be fluffy pancakes. They could be pillowy French toast. They are hot and buttered and ready for action. But then you open the fridge and find that you are nearly out of maple syrup....
22:13 2019-07-24

You'll have enough maple syrup for the winter thanks to Vermont Vermont, aka the Green Mountain State, took the lead in maple production in the U.S. for 2019, according to the state's Secretary of Agriculture.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

US maple syrup production up despite shorter season MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — U.S. production of maple syrup increased slightly this year, even though the season was shorter than last year’s. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week the country produced 4.2 million gallons (16 million liters) of the pancake topper, up 1% from 2018. Leadin...
20:39 2019-06-16

Ron Capps breaks Maple Grove track records Ron Capps broke both ends of the Funny Car track record in qualifying for the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals        ...
05:13 2019-09-15

Popular Streamer Sues FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract, But The Organization Says The Contract Is Fine With over six million followers, Fortnite pro Turner “Tfue” Tenney, 21, is far and away one of the most popular streamers on all of Twitch. Now he’s suing FaZe Clan, the esports organization that signed him, over a contract that he and his attorney feel is “oppressive” and, in some cases, “illegal.”...
15:39 2019-05-21

The glory of Mad Dog: Dial M For Maple interviews Riverdale and Pearson's Eli Goree Riverdale’s on hiatus, and the (Mad) Dog Days Of Summer have come early for Dial M For Maple since we had a chance to sit down with Mad Dog himself, Eli Goree. The actor’s been busy promoting his work on Pearson — USA’s new Suits spin-off — but he took some time to sit down with host Cameron Scheetz...
17:13 2019-07-18

Zion Williamson signs reported 7-year, $75M contract to sell Nikes; rookie contract second only to LeBron's Former Duke star Zion Williamson hasn't played a second in the NBA, but he just struck a seven-year, $75 million deal to help Nike and Michael Jordan sell sneakers, according to a report....
13:01 2019-07-24

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it's not quite dead yet. Business analyst firms Gartner and IDC tackle the numbers differently, but bo...
02:00 2019-07-13

Oreo introduces 5 new flavors, including s'mores, latte and maple Oreos is launching S'mores Oreos today, but four more flavors are coming this summer, including latte and maple.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Anna Barnett's sticky maple coffee waffles with brown butter and thyme Each week our food columnist Anna Barnett will be sharing a brunch recipe to kick off your weekend with. This week it's a sweet dish with a hint of savoury...
12:13 2019-06-01

Search on for 'monkey' in Texas town after reports of primate swinging through trees, attacking residents: reports Police and animal control staffers continued their search Tuesday for a loose primate that has been reportedly spotted swinging through trees and terrorizing residents in small Texas town over the past two days....
13:13 2019-09-11

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they do, of course, and what they do is always support and enable their president.)...
22:52 2019-07-16

Mitch McConnell recovering from surgery Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering from surgery after fracturing his shoulder earlier this month.David Popp, McConnell’s communications director, said in a statement that the Kentucky Republican had surgery Thursday in Louisville, Ky.“The surgery was performed without incident, and...
21:26 2019-08-16

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would push a Trump nominee in 2020....
00:00 2019-05-30

Mitch McConnell fractures his shoulder Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday and is recovering at his home in Kentucky, according to his spokesman.Spokesman David Popp said in a statement the majority leader tripped on his patio at home. He plans to work from home and has been in touch with GOP Sens. Jo...
23:39 2019-08-04

Update: 'Moscow Mitch' Is Good Now Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: “Moscow Mitch” is a deeply stupid nickname for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. It’s the sort of #resistance Twitter snark that appeals to a certain segment of the public that—best intentions aside—eagerly reduces McConnell’s decades-long caree...
23:00 2019-09-03

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, isn’t buying Stewart’s tearful testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last week....
22:00 2019-06-17

Mitch McConnell on Roy Moore: 'We'll oppose him in every way' – live Hard-right former judge Moore running again in Alabama against the wishes of the party, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.26pm BST There have been a number of new calls for an impeachment inquiry from Democratic members of C...
23:39 2019-06-20

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on Colbert’s R...
18:26 2019-06-18

Mitch McConnell leaves gun control up to Trump ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday dropped the decision on whether to bring gun reform legislation to a vote in the Senate into President Trump’s lap. The Kentucky Republican said having Trump’s support on any gun measure is important for getting it passed in the chamber ...
17:52 2019-09-03

Sen. Mitch McConnell a topic in Democratic Debate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last night’s Democratic Debate made it clear Kentucky will play a role in the 2020 election with several candidates bringing up Senator Mitch McConnell, and urging Kentuckians to vote him out of office. Bringing up McConnell is a move Republican Political Analyst...
22:39 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders to Mitch McConnell: ‘Have some guts’ The Vermont independent, visiting McConnell’s home state, takes on the Senate leader for refusing to allow votes on Democratic bills passed by the House....
01:26 2019-08-26

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, and it should surprise no one that he doesn’t take too kindly to it....
03:52 2019-06-19

Amy McGrath launches 2020 bid to take down Mitch McConnell Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, ​announced her bid on Tuesday to take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election. ​McGrath, a 44-year-old mother of three, released a video blaming the divisiveness of politics on the Kentucky Republican, saying “I’m running...
16:39 2019-07-09

Mitch McConnell Has Always Been Unusually Open About His Playbook Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has always been straightforward about his playbook, and his admission earlier this week that he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy with a Trump nominee if it became open before the election is just the latest display of the lengths he’s willing to go to a...
00:39 2019-05-31

Twitter re-activates Mitch McConnell’s account after GOP threats WASHINGTON — Twitter reversed course Friday and allowed Mitch McConnell back on the platform — a day after major GOP groups threatened to yank ad dollars from the social media giant in protest. The Senate majority leader’s campaign page celebrated his return by posting a “Shawshank Redem...
05:13 2019-08-10

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

One Man Will Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
02:00 2019-08-06

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
16:26 2019-05-29

Mariners’ Mitch Haniger sidelined by testicular contusion Fans often envy the life of Major Leaguers, wishing they could enjoy all the things that being a professional baseball player has to offer. However, few will want to swap places with Mariners’ Mitch Haniger. The 28-year-old center-fielder was placed on the 10-day IL Friday with a ruptured testicle a...
00:52 2019-06-08

There's No Reason to Believe Mitch McConnell Will Hear Gun Bills After Recess Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t call the Senate back from its August recess to hear legislation on gun reform. Instead, he’s insisting on bipartisan discussions take place among senators and staffers before returning to the Russell Senate Office Building....
05:13 2019-08-09

Mayors vs. Mitch: Leaders demand recess end for gun bills More than 200 mayors, including those in cities rocked by recent mass shootings, called on the Senate to return to Washington immediately to pass gun-control measures — but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he has no plans to recall senators from their summer break. “Our nation can no longer wait...
06:52 2019-08-09

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $70,000-plus brought in by the “Cocaine Mitch...
18:39 2019-05-22

The return of Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account Twitter unlocked the Team Mitch account on Friday, two days after it shared a video of protestors screaming obscenities outside the Senate majority leader's home....
07:39 2019-08-10

Seattle places OF Mitch Haniger on 10-day injured list ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed outfielder Mitch Haniger on the 10-day injured list and selected right-handed pitcher Tayler Scott from Triple-A Tacoma. Seattle announced the roster moves before opening a road trip against the Angels on Friday. Haniger suffered a ruptured tes...
23:01 2019-06-07

Mitch McConnell’s ancestors owned slaves: report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who recently voiced opposition to reparations for the descendants of slaves, has slave owners in his Alabama family line — with two ancestors owning at least 14, according to a report. Two of his great-great-grandfathers — James McConnell and Richard Daley — o...
20:39 2019-07-09

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
05:52 2019-08-06

The Breakaway - Mitch Docker, Uno drama at the Vuelta, and another win for Sam Bennett "Mitch Docker joins Orla, Brian and Adam in the studio for The Breakaway, while there is reaction to Sam Bennett\u0027s stage win and the big crash in Oviedo."...
00:00 2019-09-08

Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in patio fall Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder on Sunday in a fall at his Kentucky home. “This morning, Leader McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder. He has been treated, released, and is working from home in Louisville,” a stateme...
06:26 2019-08-05

Mitch McConnell: White House is working on gun plan Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the White House is preparing legislation that Trump would sign in response to shootings in Texas and Ohio last month....
07:13 2019-09-11

AOC Wants Answers About Photo That Sure Looks Like 'Team Mitch' Groping a Cutout of Her A deeply creepy photo surfaced on social media over the weekend showing a group of young men in “Team Mitch” shirts apparently groping a cardboard cutout of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, captioned, “break me off a piece of that.” AOC found this unsettling, for some reason, and she would like some a...
08:13 2019-08-06

Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what compensation, if any, the U.S. might owe for the economi...
23:39 2019-06-18

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opposed reparations, and “both are the descenda...
03:13 2019-07-10

Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger suffers ruptured testicle Seattle's Haniger foul-tipped a pitch from Justin Verlander and the ball deflected straight into his groin.       ...
14:00 2019-06-08

Jim Carrey says Mitch McConnell is worse than Osama bin Laden in new cartoon Jim Carrey continued his no holds barred political cartoons with a new piece dubbing Mitch McConnell worse than Osama bin Laden.        ...
18:13 2019-09-05

New Election Security Bills Face a One-Man Roadblock: Mitch McConnell A raft of election-security legislation faces opposition from the Senate majority leader, but House Democrats are readying hearings and votes to raise the pressure....
22:52 2019-06-07

Amy McGrath Announces Her Run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat: ‘Somebody Needs to Stand Up to Him’ (WASHINGTON) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath, whose campaign announcement video in her House race showcased the vi...
19:13 2019-07-09

‘Moscow Mitch’ Tag Enrages McConnell and Squeezes G.O.P. on Election Security Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, has typically embraced nasty nicknames by critics. But criticism of his role in blocking election measures has taken hold in an unusual way....
18:00 2019-07-31

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid off....
23:26 2019-06-11

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26 2019-06-11

Mitch McConnell Says Congress Is Waiting for Trump to Lead the Way on Gun Legislation (WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans are waiting for the White House to chart a path forward on gun violence legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, effectively putting the burden on President Donald Trump to decide the GOP’s legislative response to the spat...
06:13 2019-09-04

AOC blasts McConnell again: ‘Boys will be held accountable… starting with Mitch’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is continuing to throw Twitter jabs at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Replying to a tweet from The Daily Beast that said McConnell’s campaign manager “essentially” said “boys will be boys” in response to the now-viral “Team Mitch” cardboard cutout photo, Ocasio...
04:39 2019-08-07

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. McConnell said at a new...
11:00 2019-07-17

Twitter unfreezes Mitch McConnell's campaign account after review Twitter unfroze Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his campaign account today after the lawmaker was suspended for posting a video of angry protestors that violated the site's guidelines. The social media giant today explained the reasoning......
04:13 2019-08-10

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said, Republicans have directly benefited from the meddling of foreign hackers. Read more......
09:00 2019-08-10

Kentucky surgeons operate on Mitch McConnell's broken shoulder Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell successfully underwent surgery to repair a fractured shoulder he broke at his Kentucky home this month, his office said Friday....
09:52 2019-08-17

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Are Recovering From Medical Treatment Mr. McConnell fractured his shoulder while Mr. Paul had surgery to have part of his lung removed. Both senators are recovering in their home state of Kentucky, their teams said....
23:26 2019-08-05

Mitch McConnell campaign criticized for photos of tombstones with Dem names Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is facing criticism from his Democratic challenger after his campaign tweeted a photo Saturday of tombstone-shaped signs with her name and those of other Democrats with a death date listed as the 2020 election....
08:39 2019-08-06

Saddened Giants remember fun-loving, intense Mitch Petrus Chris Snee, on a scouting trip last October for the Jaguars, found himself in Fayetteville, Ark., and reached out to a former Giants teammate. Mitch Petrus was not in town that day, but the two spoke on the phone and Snee could sense budding excitement. “He said ‘I can’t wait for the reunion’ becaus...
23:52 2019-07-19

Twitter Unlocks Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Account After Pressure The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader. Twitter said the video violated its policy, but restored the tweet after a review....
03:13 2019-08-10

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists making threats against the Kentucky Republican at his home....
21:13 2019-08-09

Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath announces bid to take on Mitch McConnell in 2020 Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath, a former fighter pilot who rose to national prominence last year in her failed campaign for Congress against Republican Andy Barr, is turning her sights on a new target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
19:52 2019-07-09

Protesters shout death threats outside Mitch McConnell’s home Gun-control supporters stood outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s home in Kentucky on Sunday night — protesting and hurling death threats at him — while broadcasting on Facebook Live. “Murder Turtle!” the demonstrators can be heard shouting on video, in r...
10:13 2019-08-06

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, its continuing impact on the community and the...
22:26 2019-06-19

Sen Mitch McConnell Trips and Breaks Shoulder in Kentucky: Aide LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday morning, and has been treated and released after get...
02:39 2019-08-05

Tom King, Doc Shaner, and Mitch Gerads' Next DC Series Is Strange Adventures The creative minds behind the Eisner-award-winning Mister Miracle are reuniting—and throwing in an old friend who helped King on one of the most interesting Green Lantern short stories—to bring Adam Strange back to the DC universe in a big way.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

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

Mitch McConnell honors 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez on Senate floor Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell honored former NYPD police detective Luis Alvarez on the Senate floor Tuesday in advance of the passage of the 9/11 Victims Compensation fund that Alvarez spent his dying hours urging Congress to adopt. Alvarez, who died June 29 from cancer linked to his work i...
20:26 2019-07-23

Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue. Congress is dragging its feet on reauthorizing funding for ill 9/11 first responders? Hi Congress, Jon Stewart is here, and he’s pissed off. And, on ...
14:13 2019-06-18

Ta-Nehisi Coates criticizes Mitch McConnell for dismissing reparations – live After the Senate majority leader dismissed the idea of reparations, Coates testified before Congress about ‘campaign of terror’ against black AmericansSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.36pm BST Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in...
18:52 2019-06-19

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, things are radically different. Insofar as net neut...
00:39 2019-06-12

At Raucous Reparations Hearing, Ta-Nehisi Coates Takes Aim at Mitch McConnell Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
19:39 2019-06-19

Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader in front of his Louisville home. Twitter said the video violated its policy....
02:00 2019-08-09

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Republican Senate majority leader in US ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
15:26 2019-05-29

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
00:52 2019-06-18

Kamala Harris: Gun control action is 'literally in the hands' of Mitch McConnell Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Monday that congressional action on gun control sits "literally in the hands" of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after two mass shootings in the US have left at least 31 dead....
20:13 2019-08-06

Clergy protest at Mitch McConnell’s office, demand action on gun violence A group of clergy protested outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office, calling on the Republican Senate majority leader to take action to address gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
18:00 2019-08-07

Ex-Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell wants Trump support before pledging to take up gun control Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday answered calls to take up new gun control legislation by saying he'll allow them on the chamber floor if President Donald Trump is OK with them....
03:52 2019-09-04

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs says Petrus died Thursday night at a North Little Rock hospital. He says Petrus had worked outside all day at his famil...
17:13 2019-07-19

Bears-Packers fantasy football: What to do with Aaron Rodgers, Mitch Trubisky The long football winter is over. We finally get real NFL action Thursday night when the Packers visit the Bears. Yet for fantasy purposes, this is a ho-hum matchup. If you drafted Aaron Rodgers, you don’t sit him, even against the vaunted Bears defense. Chances are, based on the draft capital you s...
23:00 2019-09-05

Tramon Williams breaks down Mitch Trubisky’s ironic fatal flaw It was only Week 1, but the Bears offense looked so inept that the strategy to beat them came down to making third-year quarterback Mitch Trubisky… play quarterback? That was the message relayed by Packers veteran cornerback Tramon Williams after his team stifled the Bears in a 10-3 win on ope...
22:39 2019-09-06

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke.       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election — even after not filling a seat during the Obama administration in 2016. McConnell made the statement while speaking at a Paducah Chamber of Commerce e...
16:01 2019-05-29

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during President Barack Obama's presidency to block any election year appointments....
17:00 2019-05-29

Photo captures awkward moment when Mitch McConnell passes Jon Stewart in hallway A photo captured the awkward moment Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell passed a smiling Jon Stewart inside the U.S. Capitol before the vote to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Tuesday....
11:01 2019-07-24

Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch Mc Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List | Deadspin The NHL Awards Were Worth It Just For One Burn On The Lightning | Jezebel ‘Gun Bunny’ Instagram Influe...
17:26 2019-06-20

Sports radio host to form exploratory committee on Senate bid against Mitch McConnell Matt Jones will form an exploratory committee for a potential Senate bid against Mitch McConnell, expecting to come to a decision after November.       ...
18:00 2019-08-29

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
00:26 2019-07-10

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh despite Democratic and outside opposition — a move he viewed as one of many victories he secured for advocates who had gathered....
03:26 2019-06-04

AOC rips McConnell over pic of young men in ‘Team Mitch’ shirts ‘groping & choking’ cutout of her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night after a photo surfaced on social media, showing a group of young men “groping and choking” a cardboard cutout of the freshman congresswoman — while wearing shirts that say, “Team Mitch.&...
10:13 2019-08-06

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in building our democracy and saving it from any enemies fo...
03:00 2019-08-15

Marine combat aviator Amy McGrath announces Senate campaign against Mitch McConnell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest challenge is not from Democrats in the Senate or even House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, but a Marine combat aviator who announced Tuesday she is running against him in 2020. ...
16:39 2019-07-09

Twitter locks Mitch McConnell's campaign account for tweet violating threats policy Twitter locked Mitch McConnell's campaign Twitter account, Team Mitch, for posting a video of a profanity-laden protest outside of McConnell's home in Louisville, Kentucky....
19:00 2019-08-08

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
16:52 2019-06-18

'Designated Survivor' showrunner calls Mitch McConnell 'as bad as ISIS,' slams Stephen Miller “Designated Survivor” showrunner Neal Baer shared his thoughts on the political spectrum following of the show’s return by bashing both Stephen Miller and Mitch McConnell....
21:13 2019-06-11

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
13:39 2019-08-06

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, del...
16:52 2019-06-18

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing about H.R. 40, a proposal from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that would authorize a national apology and study reparations for slavery and racial discrimination against...
16:13 2019-06-20

Behar fires crude insult at Mitch McConnell after he expressed opposition to Trump tariffs Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was finally standing up to the president because tariffs would affect his own pocketbook, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Wednesday....
21:52 2019-06-05

AOC slams McConnell after photo of young men in 'Team Mitch' T-shirts 'groping' cutout surfaces Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday over a picture of men – wearing “team Mitch” T-shirts –“groping and choking” a cardboard cutout of her....
16:26 2019-08-06

Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks an Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks and Recreation GIFs and the Confederate Flag | Splinter Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump’s Tweets | The Grapevine If Chaka Khan Had Heard Kanye West’s Final Sample of ...
06:39 2019-06-28

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
03:39 2019-07-03

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has become controversial.”...
15:00 2019-07-03

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
01:39 2019-07-17

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge the divide here, but even that is tricky. If you had...
22:52 2019-08-22

‘Oh, We’d Fill It.’ Mitch McConnell Says He’d Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he would work with President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy should one arise during next year’s presidential election, CNN reports. The comments marked a reversal from his position in 2016, when he moved to block a nominati...
09:52 2019-05-29

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation (NBC News)  More than 200 mayors from across the country are urging Congress to return to Washington and begin work on new gun safety legislation. Earlier in the week President Trump said he was open to expanded background checks for gun buyers.  A bill has already passed in the House, but hasn̵...
07:39 2019-08-09

'Big Little Lies' star Adam Scott slams Mitch McConnell for using his image, sparking feud Adam Scott took to Twitter Wednesday after discovering that Mitch McConnell's official account tweeted his image.        ...
00:13 2019-06-28

DING DING Jon Stewart vs. Mitch McConnell ROUND 3 The feud that keeps on giving—former Daily Show host Jon Stewart vs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—reached another peak on Monday night....
22:00 2019-06-18

| Kaizer Chiefs duo agree new contracts Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that Mulomowandau Mathoho and Dumisani Zuma have agreed new deals that keep them tied to the Premiership club until 2023....
07:39 2019-09-13

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
19:00 2019-08-05

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
05:00 2019-05-25

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
15:13 2019-06-09

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
14:52 2019-06-18

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
05:13 2019-09-12

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
15:13 2019-08-04

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
20:13 2019-07-02

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
17:52 2019-06-01

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that they have to traverse the ground, they’re in danger. So you know what they need? Sloth-sized cars....
23:52 2019-06-22

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - and for the first time a woman has been put forward for the role of EU Commission president....
00:52 2019-07-03

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule....
14:00 2019-07-05

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
20:13 2019-07-02

Plant cells signal between each other to agree on what time it is Anyone who has travelled across multiple time zones and suffered jet lag will understand just how powerful our biological clocks are. In fact, every cell in the human body has its own molecular clock, which is capable of generating a daily rise and fall in the number of many proteins the body produc...
21:26 2019-08-25

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut short his season last year. The 30-year-old Powell worked out for New York on Friday and appears to have proven he is healthy. He had surgery to repair a b...
02:39 2019-06-08

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
04:26 2019-07-03

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
23:39 2019-08-22

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK (Reuters - British broadcaster ITV said on Friday it had finalised an agreement with public broadcaster BBC to launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month for high-definition services....
09:52 2019-07-19

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
20:00 2019-08-23

6 EU nations agree to take in 'Ocean Viking' migrants Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark....
14:13 2019-08-23

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of col...
08:52 2019-07-16

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how American they are. In real life, this holiday mostly re...
23:00 2019-07-04

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
17:52 2019-05-22

Sources: Crabtree, Cardinals can't agree to terms Free-agent receiver Michael Crabtree, after working out for Arizona and receiving a contract offer, could not agree to a deal and will continue looking for a new team, sources say....
09:00 2019-08-06

RT Collins, Cowboys agree to 5-year extension The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a 5-year extension with right tackle La'el Collins that will keep him under contract for the next six years, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter....
17:52 2019-09-03

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
07:39 2019-06-29

Why media and sharps don’t agree on Broncos’ chances There’s an interesting “debate” this summer between many in the mainstream media and the NFL betting market involving new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. (Denver hosts San Francisco Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN). Pundits are very enthusiastic about defensive guru Fangio, commenting regularly that he’s ca...
22:52 2019-08-19

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:00 2019-06-28

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
05:00 2019-08-30

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gave her a standing ovation for her......
12:13 2019-06-28

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
22:13 2019-07-09

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the leading players in American Tabloid:Ward J Littell: I...
15:00 2019-05-21

Baseball's Cranks Agree: The Sport Was Better When They Were Part Of It Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage has been complaining about the state of baseball for so long that his complaints have spanned multiple decades of the sport. It feels like just yesterday, he was lecturing Joba Chamberlain on “the Yankee way.” (Joba Chamberlain is now retired.) Eleven years later,...
08:39 2019-08-21

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trump had agreed not to add new tariffs on Chinese exp...
14:39 2019-06-29

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
06:39 2019-05-26

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
01:00 2019-05-29

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 fighter jets....
01:00 2019-06-13

United States did not agree to G7 Amazon aid initiative: NSC The United States did not agree to a $20 million emergency aid package to help battle wildfires announced by French President Emmanuel Macron at a G7 summit this weekend, a spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) said on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-08-28

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
12:00 2019-07-02

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
23:52 2019-05-26

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

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
04:39 2019-07-13

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
17:26 2019-05-31

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
22:00 2019-06-27

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight agains......
21:13 2019-08-13

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
18:13 2019-05-31

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
16:00 2019-07-13

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
13:39 2019-07-19

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives. McCoy, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a salary ca...
01:52 2019-06-04

Report: Cowboys, Elliott agree to $90 million deal Running back Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a six-year, $90 million contract that ends his five-week holdout and makes possible his presence in the starting lineup Sunday against the New York Giants....
20:00 2019-09-04

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983....
12:52 2019-07-16

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree "ceasefire mechanism" Yemen's warring sides have agreed on a "mechanism and new measures to reinforce the ceasefire and de-escalation" around the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, as well as technical aspects of a troop pullback, the United Nations said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-15

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
21:00 2019-07-01

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
12:13 2019-07-01

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:26 2019-06-21

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
07:39 2019-07-12

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:52 2019-08-03

US and China agree to reopen trade talks in October Investors welcome news but remain cautious while Trump shows little sign of cedingThe US and China have agreed to reopen trade talks next month as concerns grow that the tariff war between the world’s two largest economies could tip the global economy into recession.Senior negotiators will meet in e...
18:13 2019-09-05

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
07:13 2019-08-03

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
03:39 2019-05-30

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
13:39 2019-06-28

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise...
05:26 2019-07-02

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

UK opposition parties agree to work together against no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition groups say they have agreed to cooperate in a bid to prevent a "no deal" Brexit. However, they were tight lipped on how they planned to do this, beyond saying they favored the parliamentary route....
05:52 2019-08-28

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup. Three proposals covering ...
04:00 2019-08-27

Islanders agree to terms with Eberle on $27.5M, 5-year deal The New York Islanders and winger Jordan Eberle have agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract. The contract counts $5.5 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season under the deal general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Friday. Eberle averaged $6 million a year on his previous con...
20:39 2019-06-14

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
13:13 2019-07-23

Texans agree to trade Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks The Texans are trading holdout pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks, according to multiple reports Saturday. In exchange, the Texans will receive a third-round draft pick in 2020 and linebackers Barkevious Mingo and Jacob Martin. All players involved must pass physicals before the deal is fi...
20:52 2019-08-31

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

Warsaw, Washington agree on locations for new U.S. troops in Poland Warsaw and Washington have agreed on six locations for new U.S. troops to be stationed in Poland, the country's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday, a day after Donald Trump canceled a trip to the eastern European nation....
04:13 2019-08-31

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo on a two-year deal....
02:13 2019-07-07

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have agreed a club-record £20m deal to sign the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie. After weeks of talks Chris Wilder’s side have made a breakthrough with an ...
18:13 2019-07-31

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

US and Poland agree to rigorously evaluate foreign 5G equipment The US and Poland declared today that suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish President Andrzej Duda signed an agreement to tighten guidelines of 5G network......
03:00 2019-09-03

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
01:13 2019-07-09

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
21:26 2019-07-08

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
07:26 2019-06-09

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
03:39 2019-06-10

Salvini sidelined as M5S and Democrats agree Italy coalition Parties to try to form government in move that would avert snap electionsItaly’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the centre-left Democratic party (PD) have agreed to try to form a new government in a move that could avert snap elections and push the far-right League into opposition.I...
05:39 2019-08-29

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean....
00:26 2019-08-24

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacancy. He met with team officials last Saturday and Su...
02:39 2019-06-08

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver....
20:52 2019-07-31

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-22

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign Giovani Lo Celso for a club record-equalling €60m (£55.3m) while Mauricio Pochettino is also hoping a deal for Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon can be comp...
21:13 2019-08-07

Sources: Markieff Morris, Pistons agree to deal Markieff Morris, who averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while coming off the bench for Oklahoma City and Washington last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pistons, sources told ESPN....
00:26 2019-07-04

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
04:52 2019-05-25

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of the EU without a deal....
09:26 2019-09-04

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
14:33 2019-05-21

Where business and labor agree: Repeal the 'Cadillac tax' on insurance Americans love a winner, and Congress can deliver a big win for working Americans by repealing the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on employer-provided health insurance coverage....
20:52 2019-09-11

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez today,...
01:52 2019-05-22

Sudan’s government, rebels agree on roadmap for peace Sudan’s newly appointed government and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap aimed at ending war in the country by year end, following the military’s ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April...
00:52 2019-09-12

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government Sudan's military council and the main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Union mediator for Sudan Mohamed Hassan Lebatt told a news conference in the early hours of Saturday morning....
04:13 2019-08-03

U.S. Team and Soccer Federation Agree to Mediation in Pay-Equity Suit The U.S. Soccer Federation and the 28 players in the U.S. women’s soccer team player pool suing it for pay discrimination have tentatively agreed to pursue mediation after the World Cup ends, according to people familiar with the situation....
19:52 2019-06-21

Thermo Fisher, Roper agree to terminate $925 million deal Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Roper Technologies Inc on Monday said they have mutually agreed to terminate Thermo Fisher's deal to buy Roper's unit Gatan Inc....
16:13 2019-06-10

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on England."...
08:39 2019-05-29

AP Source: Panthers agree to deal with 1st-round pick Burns A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with defensive end and first-round pick Brian Burns on 4-year contract with option for 5th season.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
16:13 2019-06-10

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:13 2019-07-19

Sudanese factions agree constitutional declaration for transitional government Sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition have agreed a constitutional declaration to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Union mediator for Sudan Mohamed Hassan Lebatt told a news conference in the early hours of Saturday morning....
02:39 2019-08-03

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient every year......
22:39 2019-08-20

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' well-being....
15:39 2019-07-10

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
02:13 2019-07-17

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline....
16:52 2019-07-17

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-16

Bayern Munich agree Philippe Coutinho loan deal The Barcelona playmaker has struggled since moving to the Camp Nou 18 months ago. Bayern see him as an ideal acquisition following the departures of Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery....
10:39 2019-08-17

Protesters agree to lift Newmont Goldcorp blockade in Mexico Mexican protesters agreed to lift a blockade at Newmont Goldcorp's Penasquito mine on Friday, according to a government document seen by Reuters, ending a standoff that led to the mine stopping production for more than a month....
23:39 2019-06-14

Odebrecht's construction unit and bondholders agree to 55% discount -report Odebrecht's construction unit OEC has signed an agreement with bondholders to restructure its debt with a 55% discount, Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday....
04:13 2019-08-31

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
14:13 2019-07-09

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
17:26 2019-07-17

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds Loot boxes have been a source of controversy in recent years. They offer gamers a way to snag virtual items, but because the rewards are typically randomized and players can buy them with real money, they've been called as a form of gambling. Some ju......
21:13 2019-08-07

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
02:26 2019-08-04

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation for maritime battle decisive munitions....
21:39 2019-06-27

AP source: Warriors, Green agree on 4-year, $100M extension Person with knowledge of situation tells AP that Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors agree on $100 million, four-year extension       ...
21:52 2019-08-03

Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual sales to 400,000 vehicles by 2025, PSA said on Thursday....
07:13 2019-09-06

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
16:26 2019-08-03

Virginia Public Colleges Agree To Freeze Tuition Next Year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in this...
15:00 2019-05-29

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
16:26 2019-06-16

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
02:13 2019-08-17

Lakers, Pelicans agree on Anthony Davis trade: source Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks....
10:00 2019-06-16

Piyush Goyal Quotes Einstein Again, This Time Newton Would Agree After crediting the discovery of gravity to Albert Einstein instead of Issac Newton on two occasions, Union minister Piyush Goyal has conceded that he committed a gaffe during two of his recent press......
14:26 2019-09-14

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to extended meeting at G20 next week U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet for an extended period at an economic summit in Japan next week, officials said Tuesday amid an ongoing trade conflict....
19:52 2019-06-18

US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in th...
14:13 2019-06-22

Fury, Wilder agree to terms of rematch, third fight-report Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have agreed to terms for their highly anticipated rematch, promoter Bob Arum told BT Sport, while also signing a deal for a third fight....
14:52 2019-09-14

WFP, Yemen's Houthis agree deal that could lift partial aid suspension The World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agency's partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850,000 people....
18:39 2019-08-04

'Back on track': China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's foreign ministry said, raising hopes for the world's two largest economies to resolve their trade war....
09:26 2019-06-29

Cowboys, Elliott agree on $90 million deal that ends holdout Ezekiel Elliott has new $90 million, six-year contract extension with Dallas Cowboys just in time for regular season       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

UK opposition parties agree to work together to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition parties said on Tuesday they had agreed to work together to try and prevent a no-deal Brexit, including through passing legislation or holding a vote of no-confidence in the government....
16:00 2019-08-27

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency begins Sunday night, according to multiple reports....
01:26 2019-07-01

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
02:26 2019-06-09

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
05:39 2019-07-05

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
02:52 2019-08-13

Manchester United agree £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester • Maguire in line to become world’s most expensive defender• Transfer is subject to England player passing medicalManchester United have agreed an £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester City, making the England international the world’s most expensive defender.Leicester wanted more for Maguir...
19:39 2019-08-02

Kevin Hart and Paramount Are Developing a Remake of Scrooged, Which We Can All Agree is Very Necessary When I think of movies I need to see again, with new actors and a slightly refreshed script, of course I think of the moderately charming late-’80s Bill Murray vehicle Scrooged. Do you—do you not?Read more......
01:39 2019-06-09

Spurs agree club record £55m fee for Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele • Deal includes €10m in potential add-ons• France midfielder has been Mauricio Pochettino’s top targetTottenham are on the verge of shattering their transfer record for the Lyon midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele, after agreeing a fee for him of €62m (£55.45m) plus €10m in add-ons.Mauricio Pochettino, the ...
22:39 2019-06-30

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday....
23:13 2019-07-15

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
18:52 2019-07-18

Norway's DNB and KLP agree to sell stakes in Oslo Bors to Euronext Norway's DNB and KLP said on Thursday they had agreed to sell their stakes in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors to pan-European exchange operator Euronext....
13:26 2019-06-06

49ers, PK Gould agree to deal, beat franchise deadline Robbie Gould and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a two-year, $10.5 million deal on Monday, beating the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise players to receive a new contract....
21:00 2019-07-15

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another video maker. “As an open platform, we sometimes ...
18:26 2019-06-06

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
20:39 2019-07-31

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries....
22:52 2019-06-08

Julio Jones, Falcons agree to three-year, $66 million extension Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons are finalizing a three-year extension that would make him the NFL’s highest-paid receiver.       ...
04:52 2019-09-08

| Twitter agree to meet with Manchester United over Pogba abuse Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms and will meet with officials from Manchester United....
00:13 2019-08-22

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

Manchester City agree to meet Rodri’s €70m release clause "Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has asked to leave the club as Manchester City prepare a €70 million bid to meet his release clause, according to reports."...
13:13 2019-06-18

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
02:00 2019-07-16

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step toward ending decades of dictatorship....
22:13 2019-07-05

Futures Now: Crude oil bounces back, but traders don't agree on where it could be headed "Futures Now" Scott Nations, NationsShares, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss where they see crude oil headed with CNBC's Seema Mody....
17:00 2019-08-21

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
18:26 2019-06-04

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in college to one of the NFL's richest contracts at his position....
17:52 2019-08-21

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
13:52 2019-06-16

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
19:13 2019-05-26

ESPN, NWSL agree to TV deal for rest of season following World Cup Capitalizing on the popularity of the World Cup, ESPN will televise 14 games during remainder of NWSL season including title game and semifinals.       ...
17:52 2019-07-04

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's military pension fund to secure the company's immediate future....
04:39 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
15:52 2019-07-19

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
20:26 2019-05-26

Call of Duty Pros Agree To Ditch Their Cosmetics To Avoid A Major Bug Days before a major Black Ops 4 event, Call of Duty pro players are agreeing to ditch their cosmetic items in order to avoid a bug that could affect the outcome of matches....
03:52 2019-07-16

Trump encourages UK to go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't agree to favorable terms President Donald Trump encouraged the United Kingdom to walk away from negotiations with the European Union if they are unable to secure a favorable Brexit deal....
20:13 2019-06-02

Formula 1 bosses and teams agree 2021 rules publication delay Formula 1 teams and series chiefs have agreed to delay the presentation of the 2021 regulations until October, following a summit meeting on Thursday joined by world champion Lewis Hamilton...
01:00 2019-06-14

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things have changed. Nearly every major Democratic conte...
02:13 2019-06-08

Tottenham agree terms with Dybala while Sessegnon and Lo Celso await medicals Image rights and agents’ fees still to be resolved for DybalaSpurs hoping to make three deadline day signingsTottenham are hopeful of making three deadline day signings. Ryan Sessegnon and Giovani Lo Celso are set to have medicals on Thursday after Spurs agreed fees of £25m and £55.3m with Fulham an...
11:52 2019-08-08

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
15:00 2019-08-05

Will Olivia Pierson Agree to Take Little Sister Sophia to London With Her & Natalie Halcro? Pretty please? She's never been to England before! It's still looking like a "no" from Olivia Pierson and Natalie Halcro in this clip from Sunday's Relatively Nat......
20:26 2019-06-14

Opposition parties agree to block election until Brexit delay secured Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders commit to voting down snap election plan on MondayLatest Brexit developments – live updatesOpposition parties have agreed to reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to trigger a snap election for a second time on Monday, making it increasingly unlikely a poll will be hel...
16:39 2019-09-06

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
22:52 2019-06-21

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
03:52 2019-06-22

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement.The two countries have agreed in principle a free trade agreementthat will allow business...
13:13 2019-06-10

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers: Sky Britain's governing Conservative Party agreed its rules for a new leadership contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Sky News reported, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
20:13 2019-06-04

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
22:52 2019-06-04

Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote Bosnia's rival Serb, Croat and Bosniak leaders agreed on Monday to form a central government 10 months after a general election, reaching a compromise about Bosnia's integration into NATO which had been a key stumbling block....
20:39 2019-08-05

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms that are converted to make them accessible for wheelchair visitors to the 2020 Paralympics will now r...
16:52 2019-06-10

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
02:00 2019-06-21

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Mexican officials said they’re not aware of an...
17:13 2019-06-09

Scheer and Trudeau agree: Feds should not intervene in Quebec’s religious symbols ban Quebec's Bill 21 was a hot topic on Day 1 of the federal election campaign, with Scheer and Trudeau agreeing the federal government should not intervene....
00:26 2019-09-12

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
13:39 2019-06-22

Bankers Agree To Take Steps To Review Lending Rate Transmission: Centre Since December 2018, monetary policy has been eased substantially by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with policy rates being cut by 75 basis points (bps) and policy outlook being changed to......
00:13 2019-08-06

Robert Mugabe's Family Agree To Bury Him In Zimbabwe's "Heroes" Monument The family of former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe have agreed to bury him at a monument for national heroes in Harare, a family spokesman said on Friday though the date for the ceremony was still......
01:39 2019-09-14

Report: Julio Jones, Falcons agree to three-year, $66 million extension Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons are finalizing a three-year extension that would make him the NFL’s highest-paid receiver.       ...
19:52 2019-09-07

Impeachment chaos: Pols can’t agree on whether or not they’ve launched process to oust Trump The phrase “constitutional crisis” has been used by House Democrats to describe Donald Trump's presidency -- but it turns out they may be creating one of their own....
22:13 2019-08-12

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
16:26 2019-06-11

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay       ...
15:00 2019-06-22

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s streaming insurgency and face up to the loss of “cord-...
23:26 2019-08-13

Derrick Rose, Detroit Pistons agree on two-year, $15 million deal The Pistons will add Derrick Rose to a point guard rotation that includes Reggie Jackson. Rose, the 2011 MVP, had a resurgent season with Minnesota.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Inter and United agree Sanchez loan deal - Paper Round "Alexis Sanchez will join Inter Milan, Barcelona offer Ousmane Dembele for Neymar, referees warned off pitchside VAR, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ready for Manchester United."...
07:52 2019-08-28

Klay Thompson will stay with Warriors, agree to five-year, $189.6 million deal The All-Star guard tore his ACL during the NBA Finals and will miss most of the 2019-20 season. Now, the Warriors will try to keep Kevin Durant.       ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it....
21:26 2019-08-21

U.S. and China Agree to a Trade War Cease-Fire as Rivals Seek Breakthrough OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed to a cease-fire Saturday in their nations’ yearlong trade war, averting for now an escalation feared by financial markets, businesses and farmers. Trump said U.S. tariffs will remain in place against Chinese i...
18:13 2019-06-29

India, Pak Agree On Visa-Free Travel For Indian Pilgrims To Kartarpur India and Pakistan today agreed on visa-free travel of Indian pilgrims to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara without any restrictions, based on their faith, a Home Ministry official said....
11:52 2019-09-04

Twitter Agree To Meet With Manchester United Over Paul Pogba Abuse Manchester United executives were keen for a meeting with Twitter after their French World Cup winning midfielder Paul Pogba was the victim of racist abuse....
19:13 2019-08-21

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
14:00 2019-06-29

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which......
13:26 2019-06-29

AOC mocks Trump over tweet calling Electoral College a 'disaster': 'I agree!' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., found some common ground with President Trump on Tuesday after she came across an old tweet where he referred to the Electoral College as a "disaster."...
05:26 2019-08-28

Internazionale agree loan deal with Manchester United for Alexis Sánchez • Inter will pay £175,000 of Sanchez’s £390,000 weekly salary• Sánchez departs having been massive failure at Old TraffordInternazionale have finally reached a deal to sign Alexis Sánchez on a loan from Manchester United.The two clubs have been discussing a possible deal for several weeks now and a ...
02:52 2019-08-28

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservationists but the dismay of some of the African countries involved. Wildlife experts say the Tuesday vote at a conference in Geneva on trade in endangere...
02:26 2019-08-28

U.S. stock futures jump after U.S. and China agree to resume trade talks U.S. stock futures jumped more than one percent when trading resumed on Sunday, after the United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart stalled trade talks....
08:26 2019-07-01

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Thursday, citing government sources....
02:00 2019-05-24

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
02:52 2019-07-01

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after Premiership Rugby agreed to the early release of th...
01:26 2019-05-24

Paper Round: Rashford set for £300,000-a-week deal, Spurs agree €72m Ndombele fee "Marcus Rashford is set for a new contract worth £300,000-a-week whilst Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a fee for Tanguy Ndombele. It’s Monday’s Paper Round."...
01:52 2019-07-01

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology. But the deal doesn’t have a deadline....
01:39 2019-08-23

Opposition MPs agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn in bid to block no-deal Brexit Senior opposition leaders have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn next week in Westminster to discuss plans to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal....
06:52 2019-08-23

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:00 2019-07-02

Trump, Xi Agree To Restart Trade Talks; No New Tariffs On Chinese Goods Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump agreed on Saturday to restart fractious China-US trade negotiations, with Beijing saying Washington agreed not to slap new tariffs on its......
07:52 2019-06-29

U.S., North Korea agree at DMZ to resume stalled nuclear talks: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed on Sunday to resume stalled nuclear talks when they met in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas....
13:39 2019-06-30

Fourteen EU states agree to Franco-German 'solidarity mechanism' for migrants French President Emmanuel Macron gave a positive spin to the partial approval of a plan to allocate migrants across the EU. Italy did not take part in the meeting held in Paris....
03:52 2019-07-23

Titans, center Ben Jones agree to terms on multi-year deal The Tennessee Titans are keeping center Ben Jones in the middle of their offensive line with a multi-year contract extension       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
08:52 2019-07-09

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
21:13 2019-05-27

State lawmakers reject veto, agree to sink surplus submarine COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators have reaffirmed their decision to sink the USS Clamagore, a submarine that’s been floating in Charleston Harbor for 40 years. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports lawmakers on Tuesday overturned Gov. Henry McMaster’s ...
01:52 2019-06-28

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides calling for an end to civilian casualties....
09:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Odebrecht's construction unit and bondholders agree to 55% discount -statement Odebrecht's construction unit OEC has signed an agreement with bondholders to restructure its debt at a 55% discount, cutting it from $3.2 billion to $1.4 billion, the conglomerate said in a statement on Friday....
04:13 2019-08-31

Texans agree to trade three-time Pro Bowler Jadeveon Clowney to Seahawks Jadeveon Clowney is heading to the Pacific Northwest. The Texans agreed to trade the three-time Pro Bowler to the Seahawks on Saturday.       ...
00:39 2019-09-01

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
18:39 2019-07-09

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
02:13 2019-07-23

Tennessee Titans, Kevin Byard agree to five-year, $70.5 million extension Kevin Byard and the Tennessee Titans agreed on a five-year, $70.5 million contract extension, making Byard the highest-paid safety in NFL history.       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Rangers, Jacob Trouba agree to massive seven-year, $56 million deal Jacob Trouba and the Rangers will be together for a long time. The team announced it had agreed to terms with the recently acquired blueliner on Friday. The Post’s Brett Cyrgalis confirmed the contract is a seven-year deal worth $56 million. Trouba, acquired mid-June for a first-round pick and...
22:39 2019-07-19

'The View' hosts find something to agree on, claim there's 'obviously sexism' in women's World Cup pay The hosts of ABC's "The View" found themselves all in agreement on Monday about the state of inequality in sports, following the U.S. women's soccer World Cup victory....
23:26 2019-07-08

Jeremy Hunt says he does not agree with views in UK ambassador's leaked memo Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he does not agree with all the views expressed by Sir Kim Darroch in the leaked messages, insisting Britain has the "warmest" of relationships with the US....
12:00 2019-07-08

US and China agree to continue tariff talks. Here's a timeline of how the trade war started Trump's face-to-face meeting with Xi at the G-20 summit in Japan is just the latest step in a U.S.-China trade war with huge global implications....
07:39 2019-06-29

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:13 2019-05-24

U.S. and China Agree to Resume Trade Talks, Sending Markets Higher Beijing’s top trade negotiator is set to go to Washington in early October, after President Trump’s new penalties on Chinese goods are set to kick in. The S&P 500 rose on the news....
21:26 2019-09-05

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years....
20:52 2019-06-28

An MLB fan threw 96 MPH. He's now under contract One MLB fan hit the jackpot while the Houston Astros hit the jackpot at the trade deadline. Plus, that sound? That's college football coming ... so here's the preseason Top 25.       ...
13:39 2019-08-04

Is the U.S. economy about to contract? Three charts say maybe not Weak U.S. hiring data led investors to raise bets on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this year to stave off a recession. Is the U.S. economy really showing signs of rolling over?...
00:00 2019-06-08

How Long Should Contract Negotiations Take? The unionized staff at the Los Angeles Times walked out of the newsroom this afternoon to protest the fact that their union contract negotiations have been dragging on for 14 months now. Is that... too long?...
13:52 2019-09-04

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across the globe. ...
09:39 2019-08-29

Turkey, U.S. agree to form joint operation center for Syria safe zone Turkey and the United States agreed on Wednesday to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeast Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the chance of imminent Turkish military action....
20:26 2019-08-07

Italian parties agree agenda to form new government; 5-Star votes on deal Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party (PD) unveiled a shared policy program on Tuesday for their mooted coalition, putting an expansionary 2020 budget at the top of their agenda....
19:13 2019-09-03

Mexico Says It Doesn’t Agree With ‘Astonishing’ U.S. Supreme Court Order Blocking Asylum (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursday that Mexico’s government doesn’t agree with an “astonishing” U.S. Supreme Court order that would block migrants from countries other than Mexico and Canada from applying for asylum at U.S. borders. S...
19:13 2019-09-12

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
15:13 2019-05-23

Reluctant witnesses in FISA abuse probe agree to talk to DOJ inspector general Key witnesses sought for questioning by Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz early in his investigation into alleged government surveillance abuse have come forward at the 11th hour, Fox News has learned.  ...
00:52 2019-07-06

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
23:26 2019-07-01

S. Korean parties agree to hold justice minister nominee hearing Friday South Korea's ruling and main opposition parties on Wednesday agreed to hold a confirmation hearing later this week for a disputed justice minister candidate....
11:52 2019-09-04

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from both sides said on Wednesday....
04:00 2019-09-12

Russia, Turkey agree steps to tackle militants in Syria's Idlib: Putin President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia and Turkey had agreed steps to tackle militants in northwest Syria and "normalize" the situation there after a Syrian army offensive encircled rebel fighters and a Turkish military post....
20:26 2019-08-27

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
22:13 2019-07-31

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
04:26 2019-06-18

REFILE-U.S. stock futures jump after US and China agree to resume trade talks U.S. stock futures jumped more than one percent when trading resumed on Sunday, after the United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart stalled trade talks....
00:52 2019-07-01

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
02:13 2019-06-20

Amid Rising Hot-Car Deaths, Auto Makers Agree to Back-Seat Alerts Industry groups plan rear-seat technology on nearly all cars and trucks by 2025 to help avoid children being left in cars; child-safety group calls the plan inadequate....
09:39 2019-09-05

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff told a news conference on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-20

Drugmakers Endo, Allergan agree to $15 million in settlements in major opioid case Endo International Plc and Allergan Plc have agreed to pay $15 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
23:26 2019-08-20

India, China Agree To Seek Mutually Acceptable Solution To Boundary Issue India and China have agreed to seek a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution to the boundary question through negotiations, the government informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday....
23:00 2019-06-27

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising US su...
07:39 2019-06-30

JGB yields rise as risk appetite returns after U.S.-China agree to hold talks Japanese government bond (JGB) yields rose on Thursday as investor appetite for risk assets returned on hopes of a de-escalation in U.S.-China trade conflict, curbing demand for safe-haven debt....
08:52 2019-09-05

Contract Negotiations Between the UAW and Detroit's Big Three Are Probably Going to Get Ugly Negotiations between the UAW and Detroit’s Big Three are already tense, autonomous systems are re-shaping how we produce car parts and trends seen from car inventories. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, July 15, 2019....
16:39 2019-07-15

BMW says CEO will not seek contract extension after 2020 BMW on Friday said Harald Krueger, Chief Executive of the German carmaker will not make himself available for a potential contract extension, pre-empting deliberations about whether to give him another five-year term at the helm....
12:39 2019-07-05

Tuchel extends PSG contract until 2021 "Paris St Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension which will keep him with the Ligue 1 champions until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Saturday."...
20:13 2019-05-25

Aroldis Chapman is likely to opt out of Yankees contract The New York Yankees might have to add acquiring a new closer on their shopping list this offseason. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, a source close to current closer Aroldis Chapman stated there is a ‘1 million percent chance’ he opts out of his deal following the 2019 season...
20:26 2019-07-18

Italian railways plans to bid for $20 bln U.S. contract Italian railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) plans to bid for a contract in the United States with an overall value of $20 billion, Chief Executive Gianfranco Battisti said on Saturday....
15:00 2019-09-07

Verizon's first 5G hotspot is $500 with a two-year contract Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has unveiled the latest device that connects to its 5G network. The Inseego MiFi M1000 is the first 5G hotspot available through Verizon, and it costs $650 upfront. If that's a little out of your price range, there......
18:52 2019-07-18

Werner 'does not want to extend Leipzig contract' "RB Leipzig Timo Werner is not planning on extending his contract, according to manager Ralf Rangnick, fuelling suggestions he could move to Liverpool or Bayern Munich."...
13:00 2019-06-17

Albemarle says won't participate in LME lithium contract Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, said on Tuesday it will not participate in the London Metal Exchange's plans to launch a new contract for the white metal....
17:39 2019-06-11

UAW will not extend GM contract, but no decision on strike The United Auto Workers said late on Saturday that it will not extend its contract with General Motors Co that was set to expire in hours, but would continue to work pending a meeting of senior union officials....
06:52 2019-09-15

Melvin Gordon isn’t getting a new contract from the Chargers Melvin Gordon has a decision to make. The Los Angeles Chargers running back isn’t going to get a new contract before his team’s first game of the new NFL season next week as general manager Tom Telesco told reporters Sunday that contract negotiations will be put on hold until after the 2...
00:13 2019-09-02

Of Course Tyreek Hill Got A Contract Extension When news broke that the Kansas City Chiefs signed wide receiver Tyreek Hill to a contract extension earlier today, NFL reporters confirmed what everyone following the sport should have suspected for some time. The team did what professional sports teams do with such news, issuing a press release pa...
02:26 2019-09-07

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
00:26 2019-06-05

BMW CEO Krueger will not seek contract extension BMW said its CEO, Harald Krueger, 53, will not seek another term of office, pre-empting deliberations about whether he would be given another five-year term at the automaker....
16:00 2019-07-05

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigration policies....
23:13 2019-08-22

France, Iran agree to seek conditions to resume nuclear talks by July 15: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialogue on the Iranian nuclear question by July 15....
02:26 2019-07-07

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to change tack....
04:00 2019-07-09

Atlanta Braves agree to terms on deal with 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel A day after Craig Kimbrel finally found a team, Dallas Keuchel's free agency came to a close as the 2015 Cy Young winner agreed to join the Braves.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Bayern Munich agree season-long loan deal for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho • Former Liverpool player’s loan likely to include option to buy• Bayern draw 2-2 with Hertha Berlin in Bundesliga openerThe former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich on a season-long loan.The Brazil international, who was left out of Barcelona’s squad for...
01:26 2019-08-17

A Luxury Box at Citi Field, an M.T.A. Contract and $188,000 for Cuomo Gov. Andrew Cuomo attacks Metropolitan Transportation Authority contractors for profiting from the agency. But he relies on some of the same firms for major campaign cash....
18:26 2019-07-31

DynCorp International gets $308.6M airfield readiness contract DynCorp International won a $306.6 million contract with the U.S. Air Force for aviation command and control and maintenance services, the Pentagon announced....
20:26 2019-07-05

Giants, Daniel Jones contract saga is over Daniel Jones will not miss any time on the field at the start of his first NFL training camp. Jones signed his first NFL contract Monday night, assuring he will practice Tuesday morning with the other rookies at the Giants training facility. The rookies practice for two days before Thursday’s first ...
08:52 2019-07-23

TOCA extends contract to run BTCC until the end of 2026 British Touring Car Championship organising body TOCA has agreed to a contract extension with Motorsport UK to continue to operate the series until the end of 2026...
16:52 2019-07-04

Julio Jones still waiting on a new contract with Falcons Julio Jones is still waiting on a new contract promised by the Atlanta Falcons, but the star receiver says he isn't concerned       ...
00:01 2019-07-25