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UK committee condemns loot boxes (‘surprise mechanics’) as gambling

The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee today released their conclusions from their investigation into addictive game mechanics. While the report is a long one not solely focus...

UK committee condemns loot boxes (‘surprise mechanics’) as gambling

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EA rep calls loot boxes ‘surprise mechanics’ — no, just no Electronic Arts, when called upon to defend its practice of including loot boxes in its games, chose to defend its money-maker in the most cringeworthy way possible, by comparing them to Kinder eggs. The UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee yesterday heard evidence from EA an...
23:52 2019-06-20

EA: Loot boxes actually “surprise mechanics” that are “ethical and fun” Enlarge / If this image seems irrelevant to the story, may I suggest you need to catch up on your "Spaceship Surprise" viewing. (credit: YouTube / Sesame Street) Representatives from EA and Epic Games spoke in front of a UK parliamentary panel Wednesday (transcript). They were there to defend the ...
19:00 2019-06-20

EA: Our Loot Boxes Are Actually 'Surprise Mechanics' That Are 'Quite Ethical' Given that 2017's Star Wars Battlefront II is broadly considered the tipping point in an anti-loot-box conversation that has recently led to a loot box bill in the United States senate, you might be forgiven for thinking that Electronics Arts games have loot boxes. Not so, says its VP of legal ...
05:13 2019-06-20

Loot boxes are ‘not gambling’ says UK authority – here’s why that’s a problem It’s hard to even utter the term ‘loot boxes’ without accompanying the words with a despairing sigh. It’s the plague of gaming industry conversations, a topic which never seems to die - but it’s also a topic that shouldn’t die. Not yet. The UK Gambling ...
19:52 2019-07-24

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
07:39 2019-09-12

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
04:26 2019-09-13

The Uncertain Future Of Loot Boxes With the recent news that the major console manufacturers will be requiring game developers to disclose the probability of obtaining “randomized virtual items” from loot boxes, as well as Rocket League’s announcement that the game would be ditching loot boxes altogether, I wanted to discuss the shif...
13:39 2019-08-10

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee,......
00:26 2019-06-21

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

Rocket League Is Ditching Loot Boxes Psyonix announced in a blog today that its car soccer game Rocket League will be leaving loot boxes behind in a move aimed at “creating the best possible experience for our players all over the world.”...
14:52 2019-08-07

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the controversy, scrutiny, and international regulation randomized video game loot boxes are facing these...
14:52 2019-05-21

Drop rates for loot boxes to be disclosed on consoles Three major gaming console makers will require publishers to declare the drop rates for any loot boxes on their games from next year, amid concerns the feature promotes addiction....
21:52 2019-08-08

UK Parliament: Ban all loot boxes until evidence proves they’re safe for kids Enlarge / UK Parliament sends a clear signal: loot boxes in series like FIFA are on notice. (credit: EA / Machkovech) UK Parliament published a wide-ranging inquiry on Thursday looking into the rise of "immersive and addictive technologies" and what the British government should do to recognize ma...
03:39 2019-09-13

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft crack down on loot boxes – what it means for you Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will require video game publishers to disclose drop rates for all games that include loot boxes in order to be released on the big three's consoles.In other words, publishers will have to tell us what the chances are of players receiving certain items from loot boxe...
21:52 2019-08-12

Black Ops 4's 'Apocalypse' Brings Fan-Favorite Maps And Modes (And More Annoying Loot Boxes) The undead apocalypse started spreading across Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on July 9, bringing zombie-themed content that features brand new maps as well as plenty of nostalgia for Call of Duties past....
00:39 2019-07-11

After Epic purchase, Psyonix removes random loot boxes from Rocket League Yeeeeeehawwwww! (credit: Psyonix) Players looking for specific cosmetic items in Rocket League will have an easier time buying them directly in the near future. That's because developer Psyonix has announced that later this year, it will "remove all paid, randomized Crates from Rocket League, repl...
04:26 2019-08-08

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

Loot Crate Files for Bankruptcy and Lays Off Workers But Promises to Ship Remaining Boxes Loot Crate was once the go-to company for monthly shipments of geek and gamer gear, but now its stock has run dry. The company is filing for bankruptcy and has laid off dozens of employees, on top of the 150 warehouse workers who were let go last month. Loot Crate plans to ship all remaining boxes t...
03:52 2019-08-14

Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony are taking a stand on 'loot boxes' by forcing new games to disclose their odds (MSFT, SNE, NTDOY) Blizzard Entertainment Loot boxes are digital merchandise that offer a mix of randomized video game rewards at a fixed price. Video game companies have defended the use of "surprise mechanics" like loot boxes, and these sorts of microtransactions have generated millions in revenue for popular games...
07:13 2019-08-09

Angst over 'pay to win' prompts FTC workshop on loot boxes in video games The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the use of 'loot boxes' in video games.       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

Watch a surprise trailer for a surprise The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild sequel The end of today’s Nintendo Direct presentation from E3 came with a major surprise: a brief trailer for a sequel to The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, which is now in development....
20:39 2019-06-11

Surprise Surprise Corporations Are Making Out Like Bandits Thanks to Trump Remember in 2017, when Republicans said the tax bill would pay for itself—the idea being that the stimulant effects of cutting taxes would be so huge that businesses’ taxable profits would grow and thus revenue would increase? That the deficit would actually shrink?...
06:52 2019-06-15

Gears Pop is Clash Royale with cover mechanics Gears Pop is a lot like Clash Royale, but it has a cover system, naturally. It's also totally fine, and the goal is to take out your opponents two defensive towers and then their home base.Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

Wolff: Mercedes F1 reliability being saved by mechanics Mercedes needs to rectify niggling reliability setbacks and avoid being "saved" by mechanics after Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 engine and gearbox was removed ahead of French Grand Prix qualifying...
22:00 2019-06-22

Now We Have To Worry About Airline Mechanics Intentionally Sabotaging Planes Given that there are approximately one million things to worry about when flying through the sky in a giant piece of metal, I thought I’d exceeded all possible opportunities to feel anxious before boarding. But because the world is a terrible place, there is, of course, always something else! This t...
04:52 2019-09-07

Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American's heats up Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions....
21:26 2019-05-21

Panthers focus on Newton's throwing mechanics after surgery The Panthers are placing an emphasis on Cam Newton's throwing mechanics as the quarterback continues his recovery from arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Southwest Airlines Mechanics Approve Contract, Ending Long Impasse After almost seven years of negotiations, the union reached an agreement with the airline that gives its members $160 million in back pay and raises of 20 percent....
23:00 2019-05-21

Upcoming Hearthstone Expansion Will Bring Fresh Mechanics And Resurrect Some Classics New expansion season has rolled around yet again for Hearthstone. With the “Saviors of Uldum” set, coming August 6, Blizzard’s digital card game is bringing game-changing area-of-effect spells, minions that resummon after dying, and powerful Quest cards that offer a new Hero Power once certain requi...
22:39 2019-07-04

How Geeky Mechanics Use Motion Capture to Design Perfect-Fitting Bikes We ride bikes not just because they’re fun, but because they’re efficient. They enable us to use our body power to propel us forward far faster than our pathetic, floppy feet ever could. Efficiency, though, is only as good as the fit.Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

American Airlines wins permanent injunction against mechanics -court ruling A U.S. judge granted on Monday a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics unions, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns that had become "devastating" to its operations....
23:39 2019-08-12

Dr. Mario World Copies The Worst Mechanics of Mobile Gaming and It's Our Fault Back in 2015 when Nintendo announced that it would start developing games for smartphones and tablets, I was excited by the prospect of playing Nintendo classics like Mario, Animal Crossing, and others without having to drag a console around (even consoles as portable as the Switch, which at the tim...
23:26 2019-07-08

American Airlines wins permanent court block against alleged disruption by mechanics A U.S. federal court on Monday issued a permanent injunction against American Airlines Group Inc's mechanics union, which the airline had accused of illegal slowdowns it said had devastated its operations during the peak summer travel season....
03:39 2019-08-13

American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Fox is the first US sports network to put its name on a gambling app At the same time as sports hub theScore announced it's launching a new betting app, media giant Fox has unveiled its own gambling platform. Fox Bet rolls out first in New Jersey, and will give users access to sports content, news, expert insight, com......
18:39 2019-09-04

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators....
10:26 2019-06-16

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
16:39 2019-05-25

Your brain on gambling: Why we keep betting even when the chips are down Whether it's Powerball, Mega Millions, a roulette wheel or slot machine the Monte Carlo fallacy trips our brains into thinking we could be a winner.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Online gambling now available around the clock in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania's aggressive expansion of gambling has resulted in the second highest commercial casino revenue of any state, trailing only Nevada.       ...
00:39 2019-07-19

Nasdaq Makes Bet on Sports Gambling Nasdaq is lending its technology and brand to a U.K. soccer-betting platform that lets users wager on players by buying and selling stakes tied to their on-field performance....
17:13 2019-07-23

Why That Anti-Loot Box Bill Is Actually Kinda Shitty A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday aims to ban pay-to-win microtransactions and loot boxes in video games that are “minor-oriented.” The bill, however, essentially applies to all video games ever made, whether children were the intended audience or not. It would also appear t...
03:39 2019-05-24

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics in the game ind...
01:13 2019-05-24

The Week In Games: Loot And Shoot With Your Friends After a long wait, the new Borderlands is finally coming out this week. Borderlands 3 is releasing for PS4, Xbox One, and PC and bringing with it some ridiculous number of guns. Maybe too much loot, really?...
04:52 2019-09-09

5 Best Fashion Boxes for the Perfect Yet Effortless Wardrobe So we know you have a ton of subscriptions already--we mean they are everywhere. And we're not just talking the obvious picks like Amazon Prime. We're talking subscription boxes for......
14:39 2019-05-31

Charter will integrate Hulu and Disney+ into its set-top boxes Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r......
05:52 2019-08-15

Ringing the changes: how Britain’s red phone boxes are being given new life It’s a design classic, but in these days of ubiquitous mobile phones, only 10,000 of the red kiosks remain on the streets. Can they survive the next decade?John Farmer, who describes himself as an activist shareholder, is a man with a mission – to save Britain’s red phone boxes. These were once a fe...
14:00 2019-08-27

Top 100 dapps: Ethereum is for gaming, EOS and TRON are for gambling Gambling persists as a primary use case for “the blockchain” into 2019, with almost half of the top 100 decentralized apps (dapps) still betting-related. Blockchains EOS and TRON have also solidified themselves as competitors to Ethereum this year. Together, they make up 74 percent of the top 100 da...
10:00 2019-05-24

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games. Scholes was charged by the English Football Association for placing 140 bets on matches between August 2015 and January 2019, covering a period when ...
13:26 2019-06-19

MLB’s approach to gambling enters the Twilight Zone As Rod Serling said, “Submitted for your approval”: It has become science fiction, the “Twilight Zone” episode in which William Shatner sees that hideous hobgoblin on the wing trying to burn the airplane out of the sky. But only he and we can see it. Those in charge can’t. Last week, ESPN staff writ...
04:00 2019-06-23

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tell you the only number that really......
17:26 2019-06-11

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court papers showed....
17:26 2019-05-21

Gambling’s a hell of a lot more fun with dice that can actually fight back Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
07:52 2019-08-30

NBA 2K League bans player for gambling violation The NBA 2K League announced on Thursday that Heat Check Gaming power forward Basil "24K Dropoff" Rose was dismissed and disqualified from joining any of the league's teams for breaking the league's gambling policy....
02:52 2019-09-13

Happiness is a warm gun: how Borderlands 3’s loot blows away the competition If you’re making a game that revolves around not only shooting guns, but compulsively chasing the acquisition of better ones, those guns had better be good. That seems to go without saying – you wouldn’t play a driving game with rubbish cars to fill a digital garage with, o...
16:52 2019-06-10

I Feel Gross Just Watching NBA 2K20’s Loot Box Trailer NBA 2K20 is supposed to be a game primarily about playing basketball, but you wouldn’t know that from the game’s latest trailer, which makes the game look like something you might see in a casino....
02:52 2019-08-29

Google Now Requires App Makers To Disclose Loot Box Odds Google rolled out a new Play Store policy requiring game makers to show players what the chances are of getting any items that might be contained in a paid random-chance scenario....
01:39 2019-05-31

'Rocket League' is ditching randomized loot crates Game publishers will soon have to disclose the likelihood of players claiming rare items in loot boxes in their console games, following an agreement between many of them, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Psyonix had already revealed the odds of Rocket......
21:13 2019-08-07

Orange stops broadcasting Altice's TV channels via its boxes Orange, France's biggest telecoms operator, stopped broadcasting free of charge TV channels controlled by rival Altice Europe in France on Thursday morning as a dispute on fees intensified, a spokesman said....
15:13 2019-09-05

Store Your Summer Shoes (and More) In These Cheap Sterlite Boxes If you’re putting away your sandals and water shoes for the winter, these Sterlite storage boxes are perfectly sized for the task, or for any number of other organizational needs....
22:00 2019-09-12

Huggies puts dads on its diaper boxes for first time (CNN) –  Huggies has finally caught on. For the first time ever, the company is featuring dads with babies in ads and packaging. This is quite a shift for the company that once got criticism for ads that portrayed fathers as disconnected from their kids. There are seven different box designs in the ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports the boxes fell off a Washington State University truck on Thursday morning in Pullman. Pullman police took a call on the accident shortl...
23:00 2019-05-26

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole Wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted of its status as the only one never to sign a peac...
09:26 2019-06-13

Bronx principal could face another investigation over gambling tweets This pony-playing principal is gambling with his career. School staffers and parents at a Bronx elementary school called on the city Department of Education to take action after PS 24’s Steven Schwartz posted hundreds of horse-racing tweets throughout the school year. “He has been telling members of...
01:13 2019-06-09

Solving NFL gambling puzzle after Browns’ Week 1 debacle LAS VEGAS — For months, bookmakers watched money flow in on a perennial underdog that was turning into a public favorite. There were countless bets on the Browns to win their division and the Super Bowl in addition to tickets on Baker Mayfield to be MVP. All summer, bettors were hot on Cleveland. An...
01:00 2019-09-11

Redskins to offer gambling-focused preseason telecast Washington Redskins to become first NFL team to have gambling-focused telecast of their games, offering cash prizes to viewers who correctly predict in-game outcomes during preseason...
02:13 2019-08-07

K-pop guru questioned by police amid gambling, sex scandals The music producer behind some of South Korea's biggest K-pop stars was questioned by police on Thursday in connection with an investigation into illegal gambling and prostitution that has rocked the music industry....
06:52 2019-08-29

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

Feds: Man threatened to kill athletes over gambling losses BOSTON (AP) — A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and collegiate athletes whom he blamed for his gambling losses. Authorities say 23-year-old Addison Choi, of Fullerton, California was a prolific gambler who po...
19:00 2019-05-30

Sankey: Sports gambling, transfer waivers among SEC topics HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Greg Sankey does a little bragging when asked about the main item on the agenda for this week’s Southeastern Conference spring meetings. “That as a conference we’re doing really, really well,” the league’s commissioner said. “I’d put that...
23:52 2019-05-27

Mark Miles on how sports gambling will affect IndyCar, IMS IndyCar CEO doesn't anticipate a windfall but does see some crucial areas for the sports and series to benefit       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Cops search for duo who stole $50K worth of loot in NYC crime spree Two serial thieves have made off with more than $50,000 in jewelry and cash in a crime spree that’s targeted victims on the streets of Manhattan and the Bronx, police said. The pair is suspected in a trio of early-morning armed robberies over the past week. After each heist, they sped off in t...
00:52 2019-09-05

ESA Says Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo Will Start Disclosing Loot Box Odds The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony will be required to implement new policies requiring the disclosure of all loot box odds for games on their platforms....
21:13 2019-08-07

Loot-Starved Black Ops 4 Players Finally Get A 'Contracts' Mode Players finally have a better way to earn more rewards in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, besides the game’s unfavorable microtransactions system. This week’s update marks the introduction of Contracts on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC....
02:26 2019-06-28

Belgian loot box decision takes down some of Nintendo’s mobile games An example of the randomized hero summons in Fire Emblem Heroes Nintendo has become the latest publisher affected by a 2018 decision by Belgium's Gaming Commission to treat games with randomized loot boxes as an illegal form of gambling. The publisher announced that mobile titles Animal Crossing: P...
18:52 2019-05-22

Fallout 76’s Meat Week Lets You Grind For Loot By Barbecuing Live games have come up with all sorts of creative ways to repackage the grind of killing things over and over again in the hopes of earning rare loot. Fallout 76’s Meat Week cookouts are by far some of the strangest I’ve seen, and I absolutely love them....
06:13 2019-08-08

"Blood Will Flow": Upendra Kushwaha Warns Against Trying To "Loot Votes" Rashtriya Lok Samta Party leader Upendra Kushwaha today warned of violent reprisals from the public if the ruling BJP and its allies try to manipulate voting machines in their favour in the run-up to......
23:26 2019-05-21

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

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen......
00:39 2019-05-22

Free Televisions, Set-Top-Boxes In JioFiber Welcome Offer: Mukesh Ambani JioFiber customers who opt for our annual plans which the company calls Jio-Forever plans, will get an HD or 4K LED television and a 4K set-top-box absolutely free....
17:00 2019-08-12

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flight information and cockpit conversations in commercial airplanes, US Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Schumer (D-New York) cited last week’s deadl...
21:39 2019-06-16

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the trash to its rightful owner. That’s exactly what the entire country of Malaysia is attempting to d...
04:26 2019-05-29

Group Sets Up Tip Boxes In Garrard Co. To Help Find Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group in Garrard County is putting out tip boxes in hopes of receiving information leading them to missing mother Savannah Spurlock. Spurlock was seen on surveillance footage leaving The Other Bar in Lexington with men in January. Investigators say she then went...
03:00 2019-06-14

Minister Jitendra Singh Distributes Free Set-Top Boxes In J&K's Kathua Union Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh on Sunday distributed free DD dish TV set top boxes among people residing near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district....
09:26 2019-07-01

Lawyers almost made 'click to accept TOS' boxes disappear forever Could simply visiting a website bind you to its terms of service? Luckily, not in the near future. A controversial vote of the American Law Institute on Tuesday on a sweeping change to consumer contract law was postponed after hours of heated debate......
05:00 2019-05-22

Home Office under fire over 'racist' #knifefree chicken boxes The Home Office has been branded "crude" and "offensive" over an attempt to tackle knife crime with the distribution of #knifefree boxes to chicken shops....
15:26 2019-08-17

Bundesliga: Leroy Sane would tick several boxes at Bayern Munich Bayern Munich have made no secret of their interest in Leroy Sane, who has impressed for both Manchester City and Germany. But how likely is a transfer to the Bundesliga and why exactly do the German champions want him?...
15:26 2019-06-13

Half of Premier League clubs to have gambling sponsors for 2019/20 Clubs stand to earn nearly £350m from sponsorship17 of 24 Championship clubs will have gambling sponsorsHalf of the Premier League’s shirts will be emblazoned with a gambling company’s logo during the 2019/20 season, reigniting concern about the normalisation of betting among young fans.Premier Leag...
20:39 2019-07-19

Reputed mobster called ‘Boobsie’ convicted of illegal gambling A reputed mobster called “Boobsie” gambled in Manhattan court Friday — and lost. Eugene Castelle, an alleged foot soldier for the Luchese crime family, had turned down a plea deal from the government that would have likely got him between eight and 14 months in prison on raps including illegal gambl...
01:13 2019-06-01

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
09:13 2019-05-28

‘Jeopardy!’ champ Holzhauer tries to school Alex Trebek on gambling “Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer tried to educate Alex Trebek on some gambling lingo during his 25th straight win on Wednesday night — but the longtime game show host didn’t need the lesson. The professional sports gambler used an arcane gambling term to place his Double Jeo...
11:00 2019-05-23

Don't 'mess up Macau' — gambling hub set to choose Beijing-backed leader The Chinese territory of Macau is set to elect as leader the only candidate for which it is allowed to vote: a Beijing-backed former legislator who is expected to cement China's control over the special administrative region....
14:13 2019-08-21

The Gambling Investigation Scrutinizing Xi Jinping’s High-Rolling Cousin Ming Chai has been caught up in an Australian scandal examining organized crime, money laundering, immigration favors and Chinese political influence....
08:26 2019-08-02

Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo team up to force loot box odds disclosures Enlarge (credit: Yuki Shimazu / Flickr) Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony will start requiring new and updated games that sell randomized loot boxes on their consoles to reveal the relative odds of getting individual in-game items through those loot boxes. The announcement came during an FTC panel on ...
04:26 2019-08-08

Remnant: From the Ashes shows more of this loot-driven romp from the Darksiders III crew Remnant: From The Ashes is showing off more gameplay and other goodies today during the PC Gaming Show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.Read More...
21:52 2019-06-10

U.S. Senator Says His Anti-Loot Box Bill Has The Video Game Industry Worried Is Republican senator Josh Hawley an advocate for video game players or an ambitious politician with a savvy staff who know a win-win argument when they see one? The freshman senator from Missouri, who plans to soon introduce a bill that will ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions, spoke to...
19:52 2019-05-21

Google will force Android apps to show the odds of getting loot box items Google has made some major alterations to its Play Store policies that tighten rules surrounding sexual content, hate speech and loot boxes. Android Police has spotted the changes, noting that they were designed to make the platform's ecosystem more......
14:26 2019-05-30

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Twitch is giving away free Apex Legends loot for Amazon Prime Day Needed more of an incentive to get an Amazon Prime subscription? The retail giant is set to unleash a horde of deals in the coming weeks in the run to – and certainly during – this year's Amazon Prime Day sales. But on the gaming side, it seems some of those goods are going to be ...
12:13 2019-06-28

Recycle Those Takeout Boxes and Upgrade To These Food Containers Like A Real Adult Perhaps just as pervasive as the famed junk drawer, or the stash of plastic bags under the sink we’d feel guilty just throwing away, everyone has that one chaotic shelf or cabinet where they keep their food storage containers....
07:26 2019-06-04

48 pounds of cocaine found in banana boxes at Washington grocery store Employees at a Washington state grocery store found $550,000 worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas meant for sale, local law enforcement officials said Thursday....
14:39 2019-08-23

The best Now TV pass offers, boxes and voucher deal prices in June 2019 Now TV pass offers are our speciality here at TechRadar as we're here to find you the cheapest Now TV Box or Now TV Stick deals on the net. We're all over the latest Now TV voucher prices too as we compare the latest deals directly from Now TV and retailers around the UK. If you're al...
01:13 2019-06-02

Jack in the Box will serve 'Tiny Tacos' that come in boxes with special dipping sauces Jack in the Box Jack in the Box's famous tacos are now available in bite-size form. The new "Tiny Tacos" are being tested in Dallas and Austin, Texas, and Fresno, California. At the Texas locations a box of 25 tacos costs $5, while the Fresno shops are charging $3 for 15 tacos. Visit INSIDER's home...
23:39 2019-07-03

Delivery Of 100 Boxes Of Pasta With Raw Chicken Confuses Hong Kong Police Hong Kong police, embroiled in the 14th week of protests in the city, received a peculiar delivery Friday night: 100 boxes of pasta topped with chunks of raw, pink chicken....
06:00 2019-09-08

The best Now TV pass offers, boxes and voucher deal prices in August 2019 Now TV pass offers are our speciality here at TechRadar as we're here to find you the cheapest Now TV Boxes and HDMI Stick deals on the net. We're all over the latest Now TV voucher prices too as we compare the latest deals directly from the website and retailers around the UK. If you&apos...
03:26 2019-08-14

SEC spring meetings: Alcohol, gambling, transfer waivers headline key topics Alcohol, gambling and transfers are among the topics to likely come up when the members of SEC get together at their spring meetings.        ...
16:52 2019-05-28

How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League Everton’s sponsors are hailed by the club for supporting community schemes, but there are concerns about how the Kenyan-Bulgarian firm profits from an online gambling crazeBarely heard of in Britain until it launched a spree of Premier League club sponsorships in 2016, the online gambling platform S...
23:00 2019-07-18

Apple Card won't support jailbroken iPhones, bans crypto and gambling With the Apple Card set to arrive later this month in the US, details have begun to surface which reveal a number of restrictions for using the Cupertino company's new credit card.Posted publicly on the website of investment bank Goldman Sachs, the Apple Card User Agreement states that users wi...
10:00 2019-08-05

Leaked Photos Show Liquor, Gambling Party Being Held In UP Jail Jails in Uttar Pradesh are turning into pubs for gangsters who are seen throwing liquor and gambling parties inside the barracks. Much to the embarrassment of the prison department, several......
13:26 2019-06-06

Theft of 7 slot machines in Queens may be linked to illegal gambling scheme Four men raided a Queens apartment this week and ripped off seven slot machines from the home, which cops are probing as an illegal gambling operation, authorities said Friday. The robbery happened just after 4 a.m. Tuesday at the apartment at 35th Avenue and Union Street in Flushing, according to p...
16:26 2019-09-13

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

NYPD ‘brothel cop’ pleads guilty to running prostitution, gambling ring A former NYPD detective and his wife both pleaded guilty to masterminding a multimillion-dollar prostitution and gambling ring with the help of seven current police officers, officials said Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, who was assigned to the NYPD vice squad, copped to two counts of attempted enterpri...
10:39 2019-05-23

Actor Bhagyashree's Husband Arrested Over Alleged Role In Gambling Racket The husband of "Maine Pyar Kiya" fame actor, Bhagyashree, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a gambling racket in suburban Jogeshwari, police said Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-03

'Jeopardy!' superstar testing his gambling skills in the World Series of Poker Jeopardy superstar James Holzhauer may have put down the buzzer, but he's picking up his chips and heading to Las Vegas to participate in the World Series of Poker on Monday....
20:39 2019-06-23

Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony will make game devs disclose loot box odds The three major console makers -- Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony -- have come together to pledge new regulations requiring games to disclose loot box odds.Read More...
21:52 2019-08-07

East Congo villagers kill Ebola health worker, loot clinic A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly virus....
19:39 2019-05-28

Watch this man casually turn Amazon boxes into awesome, anime-inspired weaponry As an online shopper, recycling cardboard boxes is probably the most annoying (but necessary) routines to engage in. You’ve got the joy of opening something you just bought from a multi-billion dollar corporation, but the onus is on you, the customer, to clean up its mess. You’re then met with a the...
03:13 2019-09-14

Chinese state media target Macau's Suncity in online gambling report Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China's social economic order, a state backed report said this week....
09:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
09:13 2019-05-28

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — which would have allowed New Yorkers to place sport...
23:39 2019-06-22

Making a wager? Half of Americans live in states soon to offer sports gambling Within five years as many as 40 U.S. states may legalize sports gambling, and by next year roughly 50% of the U.S. population may have access to betting on games. A 2018 Supreme Court decision opened the challenge to Vegas. New Jersey is gaining....
18:26 2019-07-10

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, of Fullerton, California, was charged Wednes...
21:26 2019-05-30

Buffalo Wild Wings takes step towards sports gambling, releases mobile app with MGM Buffalo Wild Wings and MGM Resorts International said their partnership, called Roar Digital, will offer a sports betting-style experience.       ...
19:52 2019-09-05

Former Indiana basketball player Joe Hillman linked to alleged sports gambling ring Joe Hillman, part of Indiana's 1987 national championship team, was named as part of an alleged gambling ring that took bets on high school games.       ...
05:39 2019-09-11

What's the future for cash? Target register outages prove physical loot still has its place Is cash on borrowed time? The outages at Target stores remind us that nothing beats cash when technology fails.       ...
14:13 2019-06-19

Nintendo is shutting down Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp in Belgium due to loot box regulation concerns The loot box debate has been a hot topic in games for several years now, with several government bodies opting to classify the in-game feature as gambling and regulating them as such. One of these countries has been Belgium, whose Gaming Commission deemed in 2018 that loot boxes are indeed a fo...
20:52 2019-05-21

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
03:52 2019-06-28

Huggies' new Special Delivery diapers feature dads and moms on the boxes with babies Huggies' new Special Delivery diapers feature dads front and center with babies. It's the first time dads have been featured on the brand's diapers.       ...
07:39 2019-07-16

Pete Rose opens up: Gambling nowadays, crazy Ted Williams tale and ‘winning life’ Post columnist Steve Serby gets inside the head of baseball’s Hit King Pete Rose — to discuss his gambling, Hall of Fame ban, the state of today’s game and his legacy. Q: With more states, eight and counting, legalizing sports gambling and MLB making MGM Resorts International its “official gaming pa...
04:39 2019-06-02

Opinion: Doink! Chicago Bears gambling possible Super Bowl season on kicking game The Chicago Bears are going with Eddy Pineiro after an extensive and often head-scratching search for reliable kicker.       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

EZ365 reveals blockchain for digital asset trading, gambling, esports betting, and education EZ365 will launch a blockchain-based ecosystem that combines a digital asset exchange, a cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a education portal.Read More...
14:39 2019-08-08

Latest Returned 1MDB Loot Includes a Vintage King Kong Poster and a Basquiat Drawing A vintage French “King Kong” poster, a Jean-Michel Basquiat drawing, and several luxury watches are among the latest haul of returned treasures that were allegedly bought with money stolen from the Malaysian 1MDB state fund. “Wolf of Wall Street” producer Joey McFarland agree...
09:26 2019-07-16

Kelly Brook's renovation on hold: radio host applies to build bat boxes after survey uncovers colony in cottage roof Kelly Brook and her boyfriend Jeremy Parisi need to find ways to house the protected bats in their roof space, before their home renovation can go ahead....
15:26 2019-09-04

‘Racist, or, at Best, Unfathomably Stupid.’ Britons Finding it Hard to Swallow Campaign to Curb Knife Crime With Ads on Fried Chicken Boxes The latest attempt by the British government to tackle a rise in knife attacks among young people has been widely criticized as ineffective and racially-insensitive. The U.K. Home Office — the government department responsible for security and law enforcement — launched a campaign earlie...
04:00 2019-08-24

I tried Dailylook, a personal-styling service that sends curated boxes of clothing to try on at home — the brands it carries are on the pricey side, but the selections were spot-on Dailylook I don't enjoy shopping, but I do still have opinions about and want control over what I wear. I love personal styling services because they choose clothing for me while taking into consideration my style and preferences. I tried one called Dailylook, which used my personal Style Profile,...
02:00 2019-08-06

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has since opened, and it’s a pretty swish place. Besid...
03:00 2019-07-24

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Saturday as saying the move amounts to “econom...
11:39 2019-06-08

| SAFA condemns xenophobic attacks SAFA has taken a decision to release Bafana Bafana players back to their clubs after the withdrawal of Madagascar team from the friendly match on Saturday....
07:39 2019-09-06

China condemns U.S. 'interference' in Venezuela Sweeping sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Venezuela constitute "gross interference" and violate the norms of international relations, China said....
10:13 2019-08-08

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday....
19:26 2019-06-03

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
18:00 2019-06-03

OIC condemns inhumane situation of Myanmar's Rohingya The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a statement on Saturday....
07:26 2019-06-01

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
06:52 2019-07-17

Huawei condemns US move extending ban to 46 more affiliates The US government has extended its Huawei ban to 46 more affiliates, dashing the company's hopes that it would be lifted. Instead, the temporary license allowing Huawei to procure American parts for existing products has been extended another 90 days.Huawei didn't mince words with its resp...
22:52 2019-08-19

The Latest: Lebanese PM condemns Israeli ‘aggression’ Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has described the crash of two Israeli reconnaissance drones over Beirut as a violation and “aggression” against Lebanese sovereignty...
12:39 2019-08-25

Super Size Me 2 isn’t much better for you than the chicken sandwiches it condemns Have you heard the good word about Popeyes’ chicken sandwich, the king of fried fowl on bread? Over this past few weeks, Popeyes-sandwich-mania seemed ubiquitous, becoming the great escapist concern of our otherwise depressing media cycle. It was tested, think-pieced, tweeted about, and praised by f...
08:00 2019-09-04

Buy Committee: Which Gaming Laptop Should I Buy? Buying a laptop is one of the most complicated purchases one can make. And one of our readers, Matthew, needs your help in choosing the right gaming laptop for him....
23:39 2019-06-28

Buy Committee: Should I Upgrade My Smartphone? While we can easily predict when the latest and greatest smartphones will be released, it’s often difficult to justify buying a new one when our current device still works fine. Buy Committee, Philip Johnston needs some advice.Read more......
08:13 2019-08-03

Buy Committee: Should I Buy a Keyboard for My iPad? As iPads get more powerful and apps get more advanced, they seem poised to replace laptops for many of us. And while the latest models are certainly more powerful than a lot of the computers in the wild now, typing on the iPad’s touchscreen remains a less-than-ideal situation....
01:52 2019-06-01

Buy Committee: Which Electric Kettle Should I Buy? For the perfect cup of coffee, you primarily need two things: great beans and the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The latter can be easily achieved with an electric kettle....
02:26 2019-06-15

Buy Committee: Should My Boss Buy a Projector? Buy Committee, noted hard boiled egg enthusiast, scaffold art provocateur, and our own SVP of Business Development Ryan Brown needs your help....
03:26 2019-06-22

Buy Committee: Should I Buy a Dutch Oven? Buy Committee, Chelsea Stone, The Inventory’s resident tote hoarder, cat-wanter, and future Master of Communications (woo, she’s graduating in few weeks y’all!) needs your help....
12:26 2019-09-07

Islamic organization condemns Israeli tunnel near Al-Aqsa International body of Muslim nations condemns opening of Israeli tunnel that runs beneath a Palestinian neighborhood in east Jerusalem south of Al-Aqsa Mosque...
22:00 2019-07-03

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. “The Democrats in Congress are getting nothing...
18:13 2019-07-17

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
08:26 2019-07-17

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake....
15:52 2019-06-11

| Yemen rebel court condemns 30 to death for spying A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, a judicial source said....
20:00 2019-07-09

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution — which passed the House via a 398-17 vote with f...
08:00 2019-07-24

Chemnitz football club condemns racism among own fans Chemnitz FC has threatened to consider legal action after its own fans chanted anti-Semitic slogans at a Munich away game. The club is in a running conflict with the far-right contingent among its supporters....
11:26 2019-08-25

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
17:26 2019-07-23

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
05:13 2019-07-17

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended its actions, saying they were necessary "for reasons of security."...
00:52 2019-07-24

India Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks In Tunisia India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Tunisia and said it has always opposed terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, while urging concerted action against the menace....
20:26 2019-06-28

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight police officers were killed when their car struck an improvised explosive device (IED), and the car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, in which at le...
00:39 2019-06-17

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:26 2019-07-24

Stan Lee's daughter condemns Disney over Spider-Man split ‘No one could have treated my father worse than Marvel and Disney’s executives,’ says Joan Lee as she backs Sony in studio bust-upJoan Lee, the daughter of the late comics mogul Stan Lee, has spoken out in the wake of this week’s surprise split between studios Sony and Disney over the rights to Lee’...
16:00 2019-08-23

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
23:52 2019-07-01

Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday added his voice to those condemning an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying "that is not how we do things in Canada."...
20:39 2019-07-15

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
18:00 2019-08-22

After massacres, Trump condemns white supremacy and bigotry U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after a gunman killed 20 people in an attack in Texas that authorities said appeared to be a racially motivated hate crime....
17:39 2019-08-05

Protesters shut down HK airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the weekend....
20:39 2019-08-12

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres have voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
16:13 2019-05-21

UN report condemns its conduct in Myanmar as systemic failure Exclusive: ‘Serious errors’ found in agencies’ approach to Rohingya crisis in RakhineA damning report by the UN on its own conduct in Myanmar has condemned the organisation’s “obviously dysfunctional performance” over the past decade and concluded there was a systemic failure.The report, seen by the...
21:39 2019-06-17

England soccer association condemns troublemakers as an ‘embarrassment’ England's Football Association have labeled trouble-making fans at the Nations League in Portugal "an embarrassment" after they clashed with police on Wednesday night....
15:00 2019-06-06

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they threaten the life and safety of the people....
10:00 2019-08-01

January 8th survivor condemns Arizona GOP leader’s remarks TUCSON — Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward is facing criticism after saying this about Arizona Democratic Senate candidate, Mark Kelly, in a recent fundraising email: “Support the Republican Party of Arizona today and, together, we’ll stop gun-grabber Mark Kelly dead in his...
22:52 2019-09-09

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
12:52 2019-06-01

UK condemns Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil facilities Britain condemned a drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday, and said that Yemen's Houthi rebel group should stop targeting Saudi civilian and commercial infrastructure....
18:39 2019-09-14

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
14:52 2019-08-04

USOC changes name to US Olympic & Paralympic Committee CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee is changing its name to include the Paralympic movement. The organization will be known as the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee under a change approved Thursday by the board of directors. The name will be seen immediately on social media platforms and soo...
22:13 2019-06-20

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently: committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
08:13 2019-07-19

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
23:00 2019-06-20

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)—has also opted to join a union, the Writers Guild of Amer...
19:39 2019-07-17

Buy Committee: Are Philips Hue Lights Worth It? The smart home is a big, big investment, and one of its biggest stars is the Philips Hue. One of our readers, Ibzan, wonders if the Hue system (and in particular, the Hue LightStrip) is worth the steep price. Read more......
00:39 2019-05-25

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite Cairo's concerns over paperwork....
14:00 2019-07-04

Albanian PM condemns 'barbarian' who chased tourists in viral video Tourism minister meets Spanish family after restaurant owner’s frenzied attackAlbanian authorities have moved to minimise the damage to the country’s reputation as an emerging tourist hotspot after a video of a furious restaurant owner pursuing a group of Spaniards and attempting to smash their car’...
21:52 2019-08-20

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
18:13 2019-07-15

Ayatollah Khamenei Condemns US Mideast Plan As "Great Betrayal" Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday slammed a US Middle East peace plan as a "great betrayal of the Islamic world", and warned Gulf rivals not to back it....
14:13 2019-06-05

U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemns attacks on Aramco oil facilities The U.S. envoy to Saudi Arabia condemned as "unacceptable" drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday which were claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
15:13 2019-09-14

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative group.Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the top Republican on t...
16:00 2019-05-21

Charity condemns Snoop Dogg's 'unhelpful' Gascoigne post Snoop Dogg has been criticised by a leading alcohol awareness charity for posting pictures of himself and former footballer Paul Gascoigne on Instagram to illustrate the impact of alcohol on his appearance....
23:52 2019-06-28

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
12:26 2019-05-22

UPDATED: Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the ranks of forces loyal to the Government of National Accord....
18:13 2019-08-05

Angry Schwarzenegger condemns Trump for wrecking clean-air standards Ex-California governor: administration ‘downright hypocritical’Officials move to revoke California’s car emissions waiverArnold Schwarznegger has condemned Donald Trump over his unprecedented rollback of environmental protections, particularly his move against California’s regulation of automobile e...
16:52 2019-09-09

Poland's foreign ministry condemns attack on Israeli students Poland's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned violence against a group of Israeli students beaten at a Warsaw nightclub early on Saturday, following criticism that Polish leaders are not doing enough to denounce antisemitism....
06:00 2019-09-09

South African president condemns anti-foreigner violence Five killed and businesses attacked in wave of violence against immigrants Police in South Africa are struggling to contain an outbreak of violence against foreigners in major cities that has claimed five lives, ruined dozens of businesses and brought condemnation from other African countries.Presid...
19:52 2019-09-03

UN condemns attack on migrants, calls for Libyan cease-fire The U.N. Security Council is condemning a deadly attack on a detention center for migrants near Libya’s capital and is calling on the warring parties to urgently de-escalate fighting and commit to a cease-fire...
19:39 2019-07-05

Trump condemns role of video games in ‘glorification of violence’ President Donald Trump condemned the role that video games in creating a culture of "the glorification of violence in our society" and said it has to stop.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-06

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law enforcement....
08:26 2019-07-16

| Trump condemns white supremacy after El Paso mass shooting US President Donald Trump says the United States must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after a mass shooting in the state of Texas that authorities said appeared to be a racially motivated hate crime....
18:39 2019-08-06

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
01:52 2019-07-17

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital A summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation, including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, it said on Saturday....
04:52 2019-06-01

Ugandan activist Bobi Wine condemns killing of his supporter Ugandan musician and opposition leader Bobi Wine is urging police to investigate the death of one of his supporters who died from injuries sustained during torture by unknown abductors...
16:52 2019-08-06

Obama condemns white nationalism in response to mass shootings Former president Barack Obama on Monday responded to the back-to-back mass shootings that have rocked the country — calling for tougher gun laws and telling Americans to reject comments from leaders that feed fear, hatred and normalize racism. In a statement posted on Twitter and Facebook, Oba...
10:13 2019-08-06

Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
23:26 2019-08-05

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
19:52 2019-07-18

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in the region....
08:13 2019-06-01

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Arrest Of UP Journalists, BJP Brings Up Karnataka A post by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi condemning the arrest of journalists by Uttar Pradesh authorities on defamation charges sparked off a war of words on social media today, with the BJP calling him......
17:26 2019-06-11

| Morocco court condemns three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains....
06:39 2019-07-19

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
07:00 2019-07-23

Morocco court condemns 3 to death for decapitation of Scandinavian hikers Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for beheading two Scandinavian women in December. Twenty other defendants were sentenced to various terms in prison....
07:13 2019-07-19

| US condemns attacks on Sudan protesters, seeks resumed talks Washington called on Sudan's military rulers to "desist from violence" and urged talks with protesters to resume, after doctors said 108 people had been killed in a crackdown....
13:00 2019-06-06

| Nigerian president condemns killing of 37 villagers by cattle thieves Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday "strongly" condemned recent attacks by cattle raiders on three villages in the country's northwest that officials said killed 37 people....
22:39 2019-07-21

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls the move by Georgetown Visitation Preparatory Sch...
15:00 2019-05-29

Trump row: Javid condemns 'barely-masked racism of nationalism' Home Secretary Sajid Javid has expressed concern about "naked populism" in the US under the presidency of Donald Trump, as he condemned "the barely-masked racism of nationalism"....
13:52 2019-07-19

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman and perceived bigot whom the party has been trying...
15:26 2019-08-16

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
03:52 2019-08-15

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians....
19:13 2019-08-11

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter has lost his seat on a legislative committee. Deerfield Republican Rep. Jim Spillane shared a photo of the animal’s bloody carcass on May 26. That prompted a complaint to t...
22:39 2019-06-28

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
21:00 2019-06-12

GST Fitment Committee Opposes Tax Rate Cut On Automobiles Late last week, the GST Fitment Committee, a panel of GST officials from the GST Council, came together to discuss the repercussions of GST rate cut on automobiles....
04:52 2019-09-10

Judiciary Committee to cut recess short to take up gun measures The House Judiciary Committee will return to Capitol Hill early next month to advance three gun control bills, the first concrete action by lawmakers to confront rising alarm about gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.On Sept. 4, the panel intends to approve...
21:26 2019-08-16

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to run for president of Taiwan at election next year....
03:52 2019-06-21

Buy Committee: Can I Still Buy a Good, Dedicated Media Player? While streaming music services like Apple Music and Spotify have eclipsed the use of iPods, some users would still like to have a dedicated, offline media player in their pockets. And, Buy Committee, reader John Wao wants a few recommendations....
02:13 2019-08-17

There's Now a Committee to Develop Standards for Robotic Exoskeletons Advanced technology is just science fiction until some international standards group forms a committee with an anonymously bureaucratic name to make sure every mind-blowing new advancement is nice and safe and boring, just like it should be. This is now happening to a very exciting technology that w...
23:13 2019-07-01

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) issued a subpoena to compel him to appea...
00:39 2019-06-12

| Portfolio Committee welcomes PSL return to SABC The Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture welcomed the newly signed broadcast agreement, which sees the Absa Premiership matches aired on SABC....
19:13 2019-08-23

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) opposed.The bulk of the funds — $2.9 billion — would fun...
19:26 2019-06-19

Copa America: Argentine FA condemns referee for 'serious errors' in defeat by Brazil The Argentine FA complains to South American football's governing body over "serious and gross refereeing errors" in their Copa America semi-final defeat by Brazil....
14:13 2019-07-04

Biden condemns violent Antifa assault on conservative journalist Andy Ngo Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out against the violent assault on journalist Andy Ngo. The Democratic presidential candidate “believes violence directed at anyone because of their political opinions is never acceptable, regardless of what those beliefs might be,” a campaign spokesman said in ...
23:52 2019-07-06

Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement....
01:26 2019-07-21

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The US president said he supports increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
05:52 2019-08-06

France's Macron condemns Iranian violation of 2015 nuclear commitments French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday the Iranian decision to enrich uranium above limits agreed upon in 2015, a move he qualified of "violation" of the agreement, an official of the presidency told Reuters....
13:00 2019-07-07

Trump Condemns White Supremacy, Focuses On Combating Mental Illness President Donald Trump urged the nation Monday to condemn bigotry and white supremacy after a pair of mass shootings and focused on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures in remarks......
05:00 2019-08-06

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid The Philippine Commission on Human Rights has condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl during a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, was gunned down along with another civilian and a police officer...
13:52 2019-07-04

UN Children’s Fund chief condemns 'horrific' Kabul bomb attack Scores of children were among the casualties following a bomb attack on a government building in the Afghan capital of Kabul today, that hit nearby schools. The bombing was described by Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, as “horrific.”...
22:00 2019-07-01

At victimized Charleston church, Cory Booker condemns violence, racism Invoking God and Christian love, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker railed against gun violence and racism in a speech at the site of a 2015 church shooting that left 9 African-American worshipers dead....
03:39 2019-08-09

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as she threw her support behind the city's beleaguered......
17:00 2019-07-15

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam condemns 'extremely violent' storming of parliament City wakes to tense calm after splinter group of protesters smashed their way into the legislative council and raised the former colonial flagHong Kong faced a tense calm on Tuesday as clean-up operations were underway to repair damage done by protesters to the city’s legislative council building on...
15:52 2019-07-02

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of......
20:00 2019-07-02

Russia condemns Georgian TV host's attack on 'filthy invader' Putin Moscow threatens further sanctions after Giorgi Gabunia’s anti-Russian tiradeRussia has denounced an expletive-laden attack on Vladimir Putin by a Georgian television host, as Russian MPs threaten to further cut trade amid a deepening diplomatic crisis between the neighbouring countries.Relations so...
19:26 2019-07-08

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short on Major Gun Control President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
06:52 2019-08-06

Trio of European nations condemns North Korea's missile launches Germany, France and the UK are urging North Korea to negotiate with the US. The move comes after North Korea's most recent string of ballistic missile launches....
05:52 2019-08-28

Billie Eilish condemns German magazine over shirtless cover image Nylon Germany withdraws altered image after backlashEilish, 17, says she ‘did not consent in any way’ to pictureA German magazine apologised and withdrew a cover which used an altered picture to show Billie Eilish bald and shirtless, after stinging criticism from the singer herself. Related: Billie ...
22:52 2019-08-31

'The world is watching': US house condemns Trump over racist comments – video The US House of Representatives voted to condemn Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming the president and the fellow Republicans who stood by him. 'The world is watching, and the world is in shock,' says Democrat Karen Bass...
20:00 2019-07-17

Trump Condemns Drone Attacks On Saudi Arabia's Aramco Oil Plants US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned drone attacks at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that reportedly disrupted production and marked a new escalation in regional tensions with Iran....
03:13 2019-09-15

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
14:39 2019-07-18

Bar Association Of India Condemns CBI Raids On Indira Jaising, Anand Grover The Bar Association of India (BAI) Monday condemned CBI searches at the residence and offices of senior advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, saying they amount to an "assault" on the......
02:52 2019-07-16

Nationalist group condemns Myanmar sedition case against Buddhist monk Myanmar's most prominent group of nationalist Buddhist monks on Monday condemned sedition charges against one of its leading members, Wirathu, ahead of a hearing in the fugitive monk's case expected on Tuesday....
07:00 2019-06-18

Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."...
23:13 2019-06-17

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
14:39 2019-05-21

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in March in favor of a resolution broadly disapproving of all forms of bigotry....
06:26 2019-06-14

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of Passover....
15:52 2019-05-21

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Arrest Of Journalists By Uttar Pradesh Police Congress president Rahul Gandhi condemned the arrest of three journalists by Uttar Pradesh for allegedly "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and called for their release. The arrests over the......
08:26 2019-06-11

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal against her”. ...
15:39 2019-05-21

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:39 2019-06-13

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sarah Hirshland said on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-22

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-10

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
20:13 2019-06-12

House Committee to Investigate Tech Industry Over Competition The House Judiciary Committee said Monday it would investigate the technology industry over competition concerns, as oversight of tech giants Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple and Google parent Alphabet rises....
00:13 2019-06-04

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
10:52 2019-05-22

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the same as during a 2017 appearance before the committee....
21:00 2019-06-12

Justin Amash resigns from House committee after dumping GOP Newly declared independent Rep. Justin Amash has formally left the GOP Conference and resigned from the House Oversight Committee, according to a letter he sent to Republican leaders on Monday."Please accept this letter as formal notification that I am withdrawing my membership in the House Republic...
18:13 2019-07-09

Buy Committee: How Do I Get The Bidet Experience on My Wall-Mounted Toilet? Buy Committee, it finally happened. The crossover we’ve all been waiting for; Buy Committee and bidets. Sean commented on my Tushy travel bidet post with this question:...
01:52 2019-08-31

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:39 2019-06-02

The Trump Administration Killed A Driverless Car Committee Nobody Seemed To Have A Problem With In the final days of the Obama administration, the Department of Transportation formed a committee to advise on the emerging technology of self-driving cars. For whatever reason, the Trump administration didn’t see the point....
05:39 2019-08-10

US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee The Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn't been active since it was formed in 2017. And it won't be active anytime in the future, because according to The Verge, the administration has quietly......
16:52 2019-08-10

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
21:13 2019-07-02

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied those subpoenas, arguing in legal documents that there was no legitimate legislative purpose for the ...
18:00 2019-07-02

Fins' Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who has drawn criticism for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee, of which he was a founding member....
17:52 2019-08-21

Hope Hicks to testify before House Judiciary Committee Hope Hicks, a former longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Wednesday.Hicks, who served as a top aide to Trump’s presidential campaign and in the White House as communications di...
00:39 2019-06-13

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after he denied sexual assault allegations against him....
06:52 2019-08-01

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel......
07:52 2019-06-06

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thursday as the committee approved guidelines for impea...
19:13 2019-09-12

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chairman of the committee, North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr. Trump Jr. backed out of meeting with the com...
01:26 2019-06-12

Trump-Russia: House committee to see Mueller evidence Deal comes as Democrats weigh up impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpThe House judiciary committee expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller’s report soon, after a sudden shift by the justice department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against Pr...
09:52 2019-06-11

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
00:52 2019-07-23

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart's remuneration policy The head of the British parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc's remuneration committee questioning the bank's executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors' remuneration policy....
12:52 2019-07-22

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting the stage for the panel to hold him in contempt. As Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman, gaveled the com...
17:13 2019-05-21

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre....
15:52 2019-07-19

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel....
15:52 2019-07-20

Ivanka Trump condemns white supremacy – but her actions tell another story | Arwa Mahdawi The president’s daughter said on Sunday that white supremacy is evil, but she has helped sanitise her father’s racist rhetoricIvanka Trump is very concerned that the US may have a white supremacist problem. On Sunday, as the country reeled from two mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, she ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia following violent clashes with police over the weekend....
07:13 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing; city is quiet on Thursday as just a handful of protestors remain and many roads reopenHong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has condemned protesters for “dangerous and life-threatening acts” during a mass demonstration over a controversial bill that allow...
05:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport as China condemns 'near-terrorist acts' Beijing steps up war of words and airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent further disruption of flightsFlights have resumed in and out of Hong Kong airport after two days of protests by pro-democracy activists as Chinese officials condemned the disruption that paralysed the internat...
14:13 2019-08-14

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe war...
11:52 2019-08-18

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
14:52 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violence by pro-democracy groups "should not be tolerated."...
19:52 2019-08-01

UN chief condemns deadly Somalia attacks on offices visited earlier by UN envoy UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s deadly terror attacks in Somalia, that targeted the offices of the mayor of Mogadishu, reportedly killing six Government officials and injured several others....
17:52 2019-07-31

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping away at Hong Kong's democratic rights....
01:39 2019-08-18

'Sick journalism': Trump condemns New York Times revelations on migrant deal Story said Mexico agreed concessions months agoAttacks on press are subject of new book by CNN’s AcostaDonald Trump on Monday returned to the offensive over criticism of his immigration deal with Mexico, accusing the New York Times of “sick journalism” for reporting that key components of the deal, ...
16:52 2019-06-10

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who stormed and trashed the legislature....
12:39 2019-07-02

Trudeau condemns hotel attack that killed 26 including Somali-Canadian journalist "Together, we must create a safer, more peaceful world, where the media freedom so central to healthy democracies and strong societies can flourish," Trudeau said in the statement....
02:00 2019-07-15

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with the U.S. guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville in international waters in the Philippine Sea....
22:52 2019-06-07

South Africa’s President Condemns Violent Attacks on Foreign-Owned Businesses (JOHANNESBURG) — South Africa’s president condemned days of widespread looting and arson attacks on foreign-owned businesses across Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, calling the violence “totally unacceptable.” “We are a country that is completely committed against...
05:39 2019-09-04

After mass killings, Trump condemns white supremacy but faces pressure for gun control President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass slayings over the weekend that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio....
18:39 2019-08-05

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over the caliber of nominees....
16:13 2019-07-02

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
23:52 2019-06-10

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
18:39 2019-06-13

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
19:52 2019-06-05

House Intel Committee could bolster Dem case for impeaching Trump When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the nation’s most closely guarded counterintelligence secrets — to help guide a potential impeachment o...
17:26 2019-08-16

Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential campaign....
22:26 2019-07-24

Pakistan Removes Pro-Khalistan Leader From Committee On Kartarpur Talks Conceding to India's demand, Pakistan has removed a pro-Khalistan activist from its committee to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims, set to take......
10:00 2019-07-13

Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into possible obstruction of justice by President Trump....
15:39 2019-07-24

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
23:13 2019-06-03

Congress Working Committee Will Meet After Parliament Session: Spokesman The Congress Working Committee or CWC will meet after the current session of Parliament, the party said today as speculation deepens about who will take Rahul Gandhi's place as Congress President....
10:39 2019-08-01

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
12:39 2019-05-29

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-05-28

Australia's rich football history to be honoured by new FFA heritage committee Panel set up to recognise football’s long history‘Sport that forgets past has no future,’ says Simon HillGreater emphasis will be placed on celebrating and preserving Australia’s rich but often overlooked football history after an official heritage committee was announced.On Friday Football Federati...
06:00 2019-08-09

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

Scudamore takes place on newly formed Ryder Cup committee VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The executive who led the extraordinary growth of the English Premier League is joining a new Ryder Cup committee aimed at enhancing the commercial value of golf’s biggest team event. Richard Scudamore was chief executive then executive chairman of the Premier Le...
14:00 2019-06-20

Judiciary Committee Democrats privately map out possible impeachment articles against Trump The discussions, closely held and preliminary, include a range of allegations. But several congressional aides caution that the articles may never be drafted....
12:26 2019-09-12

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
10:26 2019-05-23

Committee Formed To Check Assets, Liabilities Of New Union Territories The centre has formed a three-member committee to look into distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir between two successor Union Territories, which will come into existence on......
21:13 2019-09-09

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

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
07:00 2019-06-21

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a practice that is currently prohibited....
02:00 2019-08-28

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid The committee is a step toward setting a benchmark interest rate and introducing inflation targeting as Zimbabwe’s newly introduced currency plunges....
12:52 2019-09-12

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents on allegations of politically-motivated retaliatio...
22:26 2019-06-17

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with members, advisers and invited member states at...
18:13 2019-05-21

U.S. Judiciary Committee considers probe that can lead to Trump’s impeachment The panel, which hopes to decide whether to recommend Trump's impeachment to the full House by year-end, will meet on Thursday to consider a resolution that Democratic panel aides said would better align the inquiry with formal ones of the past....
09:00 2019-09-10

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

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and save the federal government some 1 trillion reais ($243 billion) over the next decade....
01:13 2019-09-05

Ethics committee to meet to decide whether to dig deeper into SNC-Lavalin report Conservatives and New Democrats pushed for the emergency meeting of the House of Commons ethics committee, where MPs will debate whether to invite ethics commissioner Mario Dion to testify....
06:26 2019-08-21

Dolphins owner Ross steps down from social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stepped down from the NFL's committee on social justice at the behest of players, according to former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long....
17:00 2019-08-21

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
13:39 2019-06-18

Miami Dolphins owner steps down from the NFL's social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee after he was criticized for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
15:13 2019-08-22

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white supremacy and called for the Congress to pass red...
21:01 2019-08-05

Australian PM condemns English fans for booing injured Steve Smith during Ashes Test Scott Morrison says it was ‘a foul’ for fans to jeer batsman after he was hit on the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer during the second Test at Lord’sAustralia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, has weighed into the Ashes booing debate, calling it “a foul” for English fans to jeer Steve Smith after h...
18:39 2019-08-19

Trump attacks Biden as he condemns president for 'fanning flames of white supremacy' – live Former vice-president thanks Trump for watching speech after the president lashed out at Biden, saying the address was ‘sooo boring’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.29pm BST Air Force One has touched down in El Paso, where the president is expected to meet with victims and fir...
22:39 2019-08-07

Trump condemns slavery in Jamestown speech amid controversy over prior incendiary remarks U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire in Washington for verbal attacks on racial minority lawmakers, condemned American slavery on Tuesday at the 400th anniversary of the first legislative assembly in Virginia and was briefly interrupted by a protesting state legislator....
17:39 2019-07-31

Scott Morrison condemns English fans for booing Steve Smith during Ashes Test Australian prime minister says it was ‘a foul’ for fans to jeer batsman after he was hit on the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer during the second Test at Lord’sAustralia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, has weighed into the Ashes booing debate, calling it “a foul” for English fans to jeer Steve Sm...
08:52 2019-08-19

Former Harvard dean, removed after defending Weinstein, speaks out for first time since ouster, condemns school Former Harvard deans Ronald Sullivan and wife Stephanie Robinson say Harvard has betrayed its academic traditions.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
16:26 2019-05-21

British Prime Minister Theresa May Condemns President Trump’s Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short Monday of calling his remarks racist. Trump tweeted Sunday that the liberal Democrats should go back...
01:52 2019-07-16

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, including seven youngsters – the latest victims of the country’s more than four-year war. ...
17:52 2019-05-27

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
18:39 2019-08-05

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump generated controversy last week....
21:13 2019-07-23

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
00:00 2019-05-22

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
03:26 2019-05-22

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:52 2019-06-04

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidante, and former White House deputy counsel Annie Donaldson. The House Judiciary Committee subpoenas request documents from Hicks and Donaldson by June 4, and they request Hicks testify on June 19 a...
08:26 2019-05-22

House Committee Requests Tech Executives' Emails in Antitrust Probe Congress is ramping up its probe into the tech industry, with House lawmakers demanding emails and executive communications from four technology giants as they look for evidence of anticompetitive behavior....
14:52 2019-09-13

UN decolonization successes can ‘inspire us today,’ UN chief tells Special Committee Since the early 1960s, the United Nations decolonization committee has “accompanied many territories in their journey”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, opening the body’s 2019 session....
22:13 2019-05-21

House Judiciary Committee Is Taking a Small Procedural Step Towards Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday to establish rules for hearings on impeachment, escalating the panel’s investigations of President Donald Trump. The resolution is a technical step toward Trump’s impeachment, but the panel would still have to introduc...
00:26 2019-09-10

Tillerson talks Russia with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy decision-making, including on issues related to Russia.Tillerson served roughly a year as America's chief diplomat before the president ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
03:13 2019-06-18

Pelosi refuses questions as Judiciary Committee moves ahead on impeachment A testy Nancy Pelosi ripped reporters Thursday for peppering her with questions about impeachment after the House Judiciary Committee approved rules for its investigation into President Trump. “I’m not answering any more questions on investigations,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press confere...
13:13 2019-09-13

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
01:52 2019-07-17

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
21:26 2019-06-20

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for his father...
17:39 2019-06-12

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:52 2019-06-12

Homeland Security Committee head seeks greater U.S. role in 5G standards A leading Republican congressman wants the U.S. to take a larger role in international standards organizations as a means to combat Chinese influence.Read More...
00:00 2019-07-16

Fight over flight to Cochran funeral breaks out in Senate Appropriations Committee What started as a routine request — arranging for a government flight to take senators to the funeral of the late Sen. Thad Cochran — has become a controversy over Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby’s running of the once-powerful panel, including whether committee aides were ret...
11:52 2019-06-19

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russia’s election interference, the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to a ...
23:26 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Jr. Is Testifying Behind Closed Doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct” as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee. Trump Jr. made the brief comments in response to a reporter who asked if he was there to cor...
16:52 2019-06-12

Joe Biden calls on fundraisers to raise up to $100,000 to join his 2020 finance committee The campaign pitches donors and fundraisers a chance to be one of Biden's "most dedicated supporters" and to help "fuel a professional and inclusive campaign."...
18:13 2019-06-04

Hope Hicks doesn’t say much in closed-door meeting with House committee WASHINGTON – Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks disappointed reporters and Democrats alike – as she left Capitol Hill in silence Wednesday night after refusing to answer a number of questions behind closed doors. Hicks did answer some questions about her role working i...
06:52 2019-06-20

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
00:39 2019-06-13

Political committee left 6.2 million email addresses exposed for 9 years It's all too common for organizations to leave sensitive data exposed on their servers, but the latest incident might leave some scratching their heads. UpGuard discovered that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee left about 6.2 million emai......
12:26 2019-08-07

House committee asks 8chan owner to testify over extremist content Politicians are still determined to investigate 8chan's role in fueling extremism even though the site is effectively out of commission. The House's Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have sent a letter to 8cha......
12:26 2019-08-07

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
01:52 2019-05-23

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place be decomissioned in 10 years....
18:26 2019-07-02

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
17:39 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
18:26 2019-06-13

Ethics committee to probe Rep. Matt Gaetz tweet about Michael Cohen The House Committee on Ethics announced Friday it's opening an investigation into whether Rep. Matt Gaetz attempted to threaten Michael Cohen with a tweet about his marriage in February....
03:26 2019-06-29

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century ‘Welcome to 1935,’ Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, in a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
23:52 2019-05-25

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
15:52 2019-06-13

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

Former GM Europe boss Forster proposed as chair of Hella's shareholder committee Carl-Peter Forster, 65, is an industry veteran who began his career with BMW, where he rose to head of manufacturing, and has led Opel, GM Europe and Tata Motors....
14:26 2019-08-19

Darrell Issa launches exploratory committee in possible challenge to Rep. Duncan Hunter Former Rep. Darrell Issa launched an exploratory committee in a possible Congressional bid that could see him challenging embattled GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter after retiring from politics last year. ...
03:52 2019-08-30

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump obstructed justice....
19:52 2019-07-09

Cricket Committee Member Defends Kohli On "His Opinion" About India Coach Virat Kohli had said during the press conference before the team's departure for the West Indies that he and the team would be happy if Ravi Shastri is retained as head coach....
15:52 2019-08-01

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
02:26 2019-07-09

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

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
17:26 2019-07-08

Sheldon Adelson and wife give a whopping $213,000 to the Senate GOP fundraising committee Their massive donations came in July, with each writing checks worth $106,500 to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, according to a new Federal Election Commission disclosure filed Tuesday....
22:13 2019-08-20

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
22:52 2019-06-03

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

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members has traveled to the Justice Department to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of lawmakers includes Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Joe Neguse (D-Col...
00:13 2019-06-14

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched from the Occupied Palestinian Territory into southe...
14:52 2019-05-21

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating their appeal to close all such facilities in the em...
07:26 2019-08-04

Dem-led House formally condemns Trump remarks deemed 'racist,' after dramatic floor fight over Pelosi The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday evening condemning President Trump's "racist" remarks this weekend -- although the moment was largely overshadowed by a dramatic floor fight earlier in the day that ended with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ruled out of order f...
01:39 2019-07-17

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
13:00 2019-06-15

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

Schiff: Gates, Flynn negotiating with committee about testifying, won't meet subpoena deadline Former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates — one of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s crucial cooperators — has begun providing documents to the House Intelligence Committee, Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday night.The California Democrat said Gates and his attorney have been negotiating...
17:26 2019-07-10

Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans Democratic National Committee officials on Friday rejected plans to let people participate in Iowa's and Nevada's early caucuses by phone because of security concerns, drawing fire from at least one candidate for leaving voters out of the party's presidential contest....
04:39 2019-08-31

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

Brexit news latest: Theresa May clings onto power after 1922 Committee meeting Theresa May is still clinging onto power after the executive of the 1922 Committee failed to agree a rule change which would allow a fresh bid to oust her....
20:39 2019-05-22

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address three issues, according to a committee statement re...
03:00 2019-06-04

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
17:39 2019-06-04

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that would have dedicated one of the 12 Democratic debate...
04:26 2019-08-23

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
07:13 2019-05-29

Robert Mueller's 'City Boy Summer' and 10 Things We Learned From the House Committee Hearings Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intel Committee has concluded, Democrats are disappointed that Mueller didn’t call Trump a “lying-ass liar” under oath and Republicans are upset that the special counsel didn’t definitively declar...
02:52 2019-07-25

Judge who upheld Trump subpoena donated to Dems on committee seeking the records The New York federal judge who ruled on Wednesday that the Trump administration must comply with two subpoenas from House Financial Services and Intelligence Committees has donated in the past to a slew of big name Democrats -- including two who currently sit on those committees....
06:39 2019-05-24

Rare strife breaks out over Saudi bills in Senate Foreign Relations committee The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are accusing each other of making misleading statements as the Senate prepares bills to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), the ranking Democrat on the hist...
11:26 2019-07-23

Hope Hicks rejects Dems' claim that she misled House Judiciary Committee Attorneys for former White House communications director Hope Hicks on Thursday said the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump stands by her testimony, disputing suggestions from House Democrats that she misled the House Judiciary Committee about hush money payments to women who claim they h...
15:52 2019-08-16

Angus Taylor did not disclose financial interest at grassland meeting, committee hears Environment department officials say meeting did not discuss a compliance action involving a Taylor companyAngus Taylor did not declare at a meeting with environment officials about critically endangered grasslands that he had a financial interest in a company that was under investigation for poison...
00:00 2019-08-24

UPDATE 1-Dubai establishes committee to oversee slumping real state market Dubai has set up a committee to balance supply and demand in the real estate sector and guard against competition between semi-government companies and private firms, the emirate's ruler said on Monday....
16:13 2019-09-02

Watch Facebook's David Marcus testify before the House Financial Services Committee David Marcus, the head of Facebook's cryptocurrency project Libra, is set to testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-07-17

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
22:52 2019-07-10

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
19:39 2019-06-20

House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the documents for an investigation into tax law compl...
21:26 2019-07-02

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:13 2019-06-13

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift into global financial services.Read more......
04:39 2019-06-20

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
07:00 2019-06-13

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
23:52 2019-06-23

'The Definition of Corruption': Warren Calls Out FCC Advisory Committee Overrun by Corporate Suits Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for president, took aim at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week over the makeup of an advisory committee she calls “stacked with corporate insiders.” In a letter last month, the senator also highlighted some questionable advice offered b...
04:26 2019-07-03

Roger Stone posts 'Wanted for Treason' image of ex-CIA boss Brennan, condemns Trump-Russia probe Roger Stone posted a "Wanted for Treason" image featuring photos of ex-CIA chief John Brennan on his social media accounts and criticized the inquiry that led to special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election....
19:13 2019-06-03

Islanders’ surprise pick is a big Mat Barzal fan VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Nice comparison, kid. The Islanders went off the grid a bit when they took Swedish winger Simon Holmstrom with the No. 23-overall pick in the NHL draft on Friday night. And then the 18-year-old sat there wearing his blue-and-orange hat and said one of the players he mod...
08:39 2019-06-22

Surprise! Huawei Can Actually Innovate—and Win Fans The Chinese company is viewed as a copycat and national-security threat. But it took more than low prices to create the largest maker of telecom gear....
21:52 2019-07-01

King for a day: kids surprise custodian (WXIA) Students at Sand Hill Elementary in Carroll County, Georgia surprised their 83-year-old custodian with a send-off fit for a king on Friday. That was John Lockett’s last day on the job, after working for the Carroll County School System for more than a decade. Lockett was told to be at t...
00:39 2019-05-22

The Surprise Skateboarding Game From Last E3 Won't Be There This Year At around this time last year, an indie skateboarding game called Session became, through no fault of its own, the biggest letdown of Microsoft’s E3 press conference. In 2018, hope and enthusiasm for an imagined Skate 4 ran amok, an idea that was briefly fueled by the presence of a skateboard at the...
00:39 2019-06-08

Two risks that could surprise the market in the second half While Wall Street focuses on U.S.-China trade war dangers, Medley Global Advisors' Ben Emons sees two risks making a comeback in the year's second half....
04:39 2019-07-01

7 Unique Father's Day Gifts to Surprise Dad We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:00 2019-06-02

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ has scooped up responsibility for Google and Apple,...
05:13 2019-06-04

Here’s why Hope Hicks didn’t answer a staggering 155 questions during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was blocked from answering 155 questions while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week. White House attorneys cited "absolute immunity," as the reason why Hicks couldn't discuss her time with the Trump administration. "W...
07:26 2019-06-22