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Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

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Union Minister S Jaishankar, Another BJP Nominee Win Rajya Sabha Poll External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and another Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, OBC leader Juglaji Thakor, won the Rajya Sabha byelection from Gujarat on Friday....
18:52 2019-07-05

Already, Rajya Sabha Clears J&K As Union Territory Instead Of State The bill to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Rajya Sabha today, with several opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding......
19:00 2019-08-05

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
08:52 2019-07-18

Samajwadi Leader Quits Party, Rajya Sabha; May Join BJP, Say Sources Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Neeraj Shekhar today quit the Rajya Sabha and his party too. Neeraj Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, is on his way to the ruling BJP, sources......
18:00 2019-07-15

Samajwadi Party's Surendra Nagar Quits Rajya Sabha, 2nd Leader In 3 Weeks Samajwadi Party's Surendra Nagar resigned from the Rajya Sabha on Friday, becoming the second leader from Akhilesh Yadav's party to quit in less than three weeks....
21:13 2019-08-02

Karnataka Crisis Rocks Rajya Sabha, House Adjourned Till 2 pm Opposition Congress members today again disrupted proceedings in Rajya Sabha over the Karnataka crisis and accused the BJP of trying to destabilise the party's coalition government in the state....
12:00 2019-07-10

BJP's Go-To Man Piyush Goyal Retains Cabinet Post From the BJP's treasurer to its go-to man who has held coal, power, railways and finance portfolios, 54-year-old Piyush Goyal's rise has been phenomenal....
01:13 2019-05-31

Possiblity Of "Little Delay" In Bullet Train Project: Piyush Goyal Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Friday rejected opposition's allegation that the government is working to privatise the national transporter, but said the ministry will invite investments for new......
23:00 2019-07-12

Investment Of Rs 50 Lakh Crore Planned For Railways By 2030: Piyush Goyal Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the government was eyeing investment of Rs 50 lakh crore in railways by the year 2030 to make it the best in the world....
08:26 2019-07-07

India's First Underwater Metro To Start Soon, Piyush Goyal Shares Video The first underwater train in India will be operational under Kolkata's Hooghly River, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Thursday. He also posted an Indian Railways video on the......
14:39 2019-08-08

"Double Standards Of Congress": Piyush Goyal On Rae Bareli Coach Factory Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today hit back at the Congress over the issue of corporatisation of the Rae Bareli rail coach factory, saying the party only made announcements and not a single coach was......
11:26 2019-07-03

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
12:52 2019-07-03

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
03:39 2019-07-10

New Congress Leader In Lok Sabha Welcomes House Speaker With A Poem After the 17th Lok Sabha unanimously elected Om Birla as the Speaker of the lower house, he was felicitated by the various leaders of the house including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-06-19

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
13:00 2019-07-17

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
00:00 2019-05-31

After Epic Win, BJP On Course To Dominate Rajya Sabha The BJP-led National Democratic alliance (NDA) is likely to dominate the Rajya Sabha by 2021, which will give the government a free hand to clear legislation....
08:00 2019-05-28

S Jaishankar Likely To Be Elected To Rajya Sabha From Gujarat External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, a surprise inclusion in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet, is likely to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat....
16:52 2019-06-04

Two BJD Candidates, One From BJP Elected To Rajya Sabha From Odisha Two BJD candidates and a BJP nominee supported by the regional party were Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha in the by-elections held here for three vacant seats in the state....
21:26 2019-06-28

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
14:13 2019-07-08

BJP Set To Clinch A Rajya Sabha Seat From Odisha With BJD Backing The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday named Ashwini Baishnab, a former bureaucrat, as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Odisha, with the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal also announcing its......
00:13 2019-06-22

1 Down, 2 More To Go? Akhilesh Yadav's Loss Is BJP's Gain In Rajya Sabha After Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, the Samajwadi Party may lose two more parliamentarians to the ruling BJP. Sources say the two lawmakers are in touch with the BJP and may announce their......
14:13 2019-07-17

Rajya Sabha Again Witnesses Uproar Over Extension Of Sitting Post 6 PM The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday again witnessed uproar by the opposition members, over extension of sitting of the upper house in the evening beyond 6 PM, to pass the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act....
22:13 2019-08-01

Trinamool Lawmakers Give 2 Zero Hour Notices In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians today gave Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over two different issues pertaining to the Centre's recent proposals....
08:13 2019-07-08

No Common Pattern Of Mob Lynching, Centre Tells Rajya Sabha There is no common pattern of mob lynching across the country with incidents occurring in different states ruled by different political dispensations, the government said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
08:26 2019-07-25

Bill On Voluntary Use of Aadhaar As ID Proof Moved In Rajya Sabha A bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for opening bank accounts and getting mobile connections was moved in Rajya Sabha on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-08

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

Manmohan Singh Files Nomination For Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the Congress candidate for by-polls to a Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan. He filed his nomination in state capital Jaipur on Tuesday....
12:00 2019-08-13

Allow Lawmakers To Witness Chandrayaan-2 Launch: Appeal In Rajya Sabha A suggestion to allow Parliament members to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission on July 15 was made in Rajya Sabha, with the government saying it will discuss it with the Indian Space Research......
18:52 2019-06-27

"No Discussion" From Congress After J&K Move: Ex-Rajya Sabha Chief Whip Former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha Bhubaneswar Kalita on Sunday alleged that it did not discuss anything with party members regarding the scrapping of the provisions of Article 370, shortly......
00:00 2019-08-19

DMK Snubs Manmohan Singh For Rajya Sabha. Congress Now Looks At Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's road to the Rajya Sabha has once again been re-routed after the Congress and its ally DMK failed to agree on a seat for him from Tamil Nadu. After Assam, Gujarat......
19:26 2019-07-02

Former PM Manmohan Singh Elected Unopposed To Rajya Sabha From Rajasthan Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on Monday got elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan unopposed after the opposition BJP failed to field a candidate against him. The bypoll was necessitated by......
16:13 2019-08-19

By-Polls For Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha Seats On August 26 By-elections to one Rajya Sabha seat each in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will be held on August 26, the Election Commission of India (ECI) said on Thursday....
22:13 2019-08-01

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Amid Uproar Over Karnataka Crisis The proceedings in the upper house of the parliament were adjourned today till 2 pm as members of the Congress raised the issue of political crisis in Karnataka. ...
10:13 2019-07-10

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
00:39 2019-08-15

Former Congress Rajya Sabha Chief Whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita Joins BJP Bhubaneshwar Kalita, former Congress chief whip in Rajya Sabha who resigned from the House earlier this week opposing the party's stand on the government's decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, joined the......
22:52 2019-08-09

Day After Triple Talaq Bill Clears Rajya Sabha, President Gives Assent President Ram Nath Kovind today gave his assent to a legislation aimed at banning the "Triple Talaq", a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, a day after it......
22:13 2019-07-31

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Over Demand For Postal Exam In Tamil Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned thrice during the pre-lunch period after repeated protests by Tamil parties led by the AIADMK over their demand that the exam for postmen be......
11:00 2019-07-16

Rename Bengal To Bangla: Trinamool Congress MP Demands In Rajya Sabha The TMC Thursday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that West Bengal be renamed as Bangla in three languages-- Bengali, English and Hindi to restore the actual identity of the Bengali people....
18:52 2019-06-27

Rajya Sabha Bids Farewell To Five Retiring Members From Tamil Nadu The Rajya Sabha todaybid farewell to five of its members from Tamil Nadu, who are retiring today after completion of their terms, with V Maitreyan turning emotional during his farewell speech....
15:26 2019-07-24

Centre's Kashmir Move Wins Support From Unlikely Quarters In Rajya Sabha On the abolition of Article 370 -- from which Jammu and Kashmir derived special status --- and the reorganization of the state into two Union Territories, the government today won support from......
19:00 2019-08-05

Motor Vehicles Bill Clears Rajya Sabha; Stricter Penalties For Violations The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to tighten road traffic regulations such as issuance of driving licence and imposed stricter penalties for violations in an attempt to improve road safety....
22:13 2019-07-31

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
05:39 2019-06-18

Akali Dal To Oppose Inter-State Water Dispute Bill In Rajya Sabha The BJP's ally Shiromani Akali Dal announced on Sunday that it would oppose the inter-state water dispute bill in Rajya Sabha as it, in its current form, was against the interests of Punjab....
03:13 2019-08-05

Alpesh Thakor Quits Assembly After Voting In Gujarat Rajya Sabha By-Polls Two Congress lawmakers quit the Gujarat assembly today, apparently after voting against the party candidate in the ongoing by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats. Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala had......
14:13 2019-07-05

Top Court Notice To Poll Body On Congress Petition On Rajya Sabha Bypolls The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition by the Congress seeking simultaneous elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant after the BJP's Amit......
10:13 2019-06-19

Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls, Gujarat Congress Shifts MLAs To Mount Abu Ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat on Friday, the state Congress has decided to shift its legislators to Mount Abu, a popular hill station in adjoining Rajasthan, said party......
21:00 2019-07-03

RTI Bill Faces Rough Weather In Rajya Sabha, Government Hits Pause The controversial bill to amend the Right To Information Act -- which is expected to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today -- is unlikely to have a safe passage, with parties like Naveen Patnaik's Biju......
11:52 2019-07-24

In Amit Shah, Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha Exit Dates, Congress Smells Plan Amit Shah and Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat were declared vacant on separate notifications on different dates in a possible attempt to stagger the two polls and ensure the BJP's victory,......
15:13 2019-06-13

YSR Congress Unlikely To Accept Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker's Post: Report The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its......
15:52 2019-06-23

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
19:52 2019-07-09

Plea Seeking Appointment Of Lok Sabha Leader Of Opposition Rejected The Delhi High Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Lok Sabha speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the House....
14:13 2019-07-08

BJP Forms New Parliamentary Party Executive, PM Modi Leader In Lok Sabha The BJP today announced its parliamentary party executive committee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its leader in Lok Sabha and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as the deputy leader....
18:39 2019-06-12

"Record", Says Minister, As Lok Sabha Debates From Afternoon To Midnight In what was termed as a "record" in Parliament yesterday, nearly 100 members participated in a marathon discussion which ended two minutes short of midnight. The debate was about the Indian Railways......
09:13 2019-07-12

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
18:26 2019-07-16

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank, the IMF board......
02:52 2019-07-03

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
14:39 2019-08-05

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday....
15:52 2019-08-16

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalition government is unworkable....
10:26 2019-08-09

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
23:52 2019-06-03

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
10:39 2019-05-22

Iran's deputy foreign minister says Tehran has not lost any drones Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi denied on Friday that Iran had lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone....
08:00 2019-07-19

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with overwhelming sadness and a heavy heart that 32BJ mourn...
23:39 2019-07-12

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister tweeted....
08:13 2019-06-21

Deputy finance minister to lead Jordan delegation to Bahrain conference Jordan said on Saturday it will send its deputy finance minister to attend the U.S.-sponsored Bahrain conference on Palestinian economic development next week....
23:13 2019-06-22

Iran to secure Strait of Hormuz: Deputy Foreign Minister Araqchi Iran will secure the Strait of Hormuz and not allow any disturbance in shipping in the key oil transport waterway, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday during a visit to Paris, the state new agency IRNA said....
23:00 2019-07-23

Mexico Finance Minister Urzua quits, Herrera named successor Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, citing deep differences over economic issues, in a blow for the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
19:52 2019-07-09

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
01:52 2019-06-02

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction officers, other inmates and civilians."...
23:13 2019-07-14

Police union leader says 60 more detectives needed to combat MS-13 in New York A Nassau County police union leader claimed over the weekend that the department is "undermanned" and needs about 60 new detectives to deal with MS-13 violence. ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
13:00 2019-07-07

Mexico's deputy foreign minister Seade met Lighthizer over tariffs: staff member Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister Jesus Seade met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue over a tariff and immigration dispute, a member of Seade's staff said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-04

Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Mueller plans to have key deputy advise him during House hearing Robert Mueller’s key deputy Aaron Zebley was expected to appear alongside his former boss at Wednesday’s hearings on the former special counsel’s report, according to multiple reports. Zebley will advise Mueller, but not answer questions, as Democrats only plan to swear in Mueller as a witness. Muel...
01:52 2019-07-24

Pakistan-Origin Sajid Javid Named UK Finance Minister By Boris Johnson Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings......
04:39 2019-07-25

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
02:26 2019-06-24

All Possible Help Being Extended: Union Minister After Odisha Mine Mishap Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday expressed grief over the incident of dump slide at an opencast coal mine in Odisha's Talcher district, where three labourers are still feared trapped and......
20:00 2019-07-24

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
16:13 2019-05-27

Labour deputy leader pressures Jeremy Corbyn to work with Liberal Democrats to stop no-deal Brexit Labour deputy leader Tom Watson is putting pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to work with the Liberal Democrats to stop a no-deal Brexit under Boris Johnson....
04:13 2019-08-14

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings for the world's fifth-biggest economy....
21:00 2019-07-24

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter......
01:26 2019-06-19

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc challenged by nationalist forces, Brexit and divisions on key issues....
12:26 2019-07-17

BJP vs BJP? Yogi Adityanath's Caste Move Criticised By Union Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was told off by his own party government at the Centre today over a move to include 17 OBCs or Other Backward Classes in the list of Scheduled......
19:26 2019-07-02

Union Minister's Son Sent To Police Custody In Attempt To Murder Case A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Prahlad Patel's 26-year-old son Prabal Patel, who was arrested in an attempt to murder case, to police custody for a day....
06:13 2019-06-20

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
14:39 2019-05-28

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan To Respond On Plea Challenging His Poll Win The Delhi High Court sought Union minister Harsh Vardhan's response today on a plea challenging his election to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk constituency in Delhi....
12:52 2019-07-11

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
13:26 2019-06-15

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams Union Minister For Terrorism In Hyderabad Comment Hitting out at Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy for his reported comment that Hyderabad has become a safe zone for terrorists, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday said such remarks will......
01:52 2019-06-02

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
16:01 2019-06-01

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
05:52 2019-06-03

Congress Slams Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Over Children Deaths In Bihar The Congress hit out at Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today over the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of over 100 children, saying there is "no......
13:39 2019-06-18

Minister's Cow Is An "Animal" Remark Hurt People's Sentiments: BJP Leader BJP leader Vasudev Devnani on Tuesday condemned state minister Shanti Kumar Dhariwal's remark calling cow an "animal" and hurting sentiments of the people....
14:52 2019-07-23

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
14:00 2019-05-30

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
21:13 2019-06-19

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections. The debate Wednesday night between center-right ...
00:39 2019-05-23

"HD Kumaraswamy Chief Minister Till Friday": BJP Leader Sadananda Gowda Days after the exit polls predicted a grim future for the opposition, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has claimed that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka will collapse a day......
20:13 2019-05-22

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
06:52 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
17:26 2019-07-23

Ex-junta leader Prayut Chan-ocha elected Thailand's new prime minister Both lower and upper houses of Thailand's government elected former leader of the country's military junta Prayut Chan-ocha as the country's 29th prime minister....
14:00 2019-06-06

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defense, business, education, transport, local government and international trade have all announced they ...
22:39 2019-07-24

UK PM May appoints Mel Stride new Leader of House of Commons: statement British lawmaker Mel Stride was appointed as the government's Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy....
15:26 2019-05-23

Next prime minister: Boris Johnson expected to be elected as new Tory leader – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Tory leadership and Theresa May’s final cabinet meeting as PM 11.59am BST Lewis thanks Theresa May for her service.It is now paramount that they come together, he says. 11.59am BST Lewis says Tory members have undertaken a solemn duty in cho...
13:13 2019-07-23

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
00:01 2019-05-23

Italian prime minister resigns as populist leader Salvini demands snap election Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday amid the populist League party’s calls for a no-confidence vote and a snap election....
21:00 2019-08-20

'I'm the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon least wants,' says Jeremy Hunt with commitment to union with Scotland Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he is the prime minister Nicola Sturgeon "least wants" because of his commitment to keeping Scotland in the UK....
01:13 2019-06-24

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections....
21:52 2019-05-25

House Republican leader says best outcome is for Mexico to help on border crisis U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he thinks a solution will be worked out to avoid punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as he sidestepped a question on whether Republican lawmakers would seek to block President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
17:26 2019-06-04

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
11:26 2019-07-06

UK PM Johnson appoints Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Jacob Rees-Mogg as leader of the House of Commons late on Wednesday, giving the prominent Brexit supporter his first ever government role....
00:39 2019-07-25

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and dance at the same time just like Beyoncé”, a membe...
23:52 2019-05-26

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections. BJP pres...
17:39 2019-05-25

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled......
06:52 2019-05-23

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, British media reported on Saturday, citing a confirmation from Leadsom....
01:13 2019-05-26

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
19:26 2019-07-10

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other freshman lawmakers....
06:39 2019-07-14

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-26

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
16:00 2019-05-28

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
03:52 2019-05-31

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan....
22:13 2019-05-22

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
05:52 2019-05-22

"Deposit 18,000 Crore For Travel Abroad": Court To Jet's Naresh Goyal If Naresh Goyal, founder of the cash-strapped Jet Airways, wants to go abroad, he should first deposit as guarantee Rs 18,000 crore his company owes to lenders, the Delhi High Court observed Tuesday......
18:00 2019-07-09

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The development comes as President Trump ha...
22:39 2019-07-11

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
16:13 2019-05-25

Court Seeks Centre's Response On Naresh Goyal's Plea On Look Out Circular Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal said he came to know of the LOC on May 25 when he and his wife, Anita, were de-boarded from a flight to Dubai with an onward connection to London....
10:52 2019-07-09

Iran's foreign minister invited to White House, Tehran decided against visit: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly received an invitation to meet President Trump in the White House last month but Tehran decided against such meeting....
21:52 2019-08-03

Shabana Azmi New Leader Of "Tukde Tukde Gang": Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday called veteran actor Shabana Azmi the "new leader of 'tukde tukde' and 'award wapsi' gang", accusing her of subverting India's interests by criticising the......
17:13 2019-07-08

Naresh Goyal Moves High Court To Withdraw Plea Against Bar On Visit Abroad Naresh Goyal, the founder of the now-grounded Jet Airways, approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday to withdraw his petition seeking permission to travel abroad....
08:26 2019-08-09

The Ratio Of Demonically-Named Cars To Angelically-Named Cars Is Way Out Of Balance I’m not necessarily suggesting there’s any great theological meaning behind this, but I do feel that it’s worth noting that there are many, many more cars named for things demonic than there are for things angelic. Don’t believe me? Let’s walk through it....
02:39 2019-08-08

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named....
22:52 2019-05-25

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from prison....
10:39 2019-06-17

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:13 2019-06-30

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
23:26 2019-05-21

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
16:01 2019-06-01

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:13 2019-05-26

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
11:00 2019-06-01

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:39 2019-07-13

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
20:13 2019-06-30

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

War Of Words In Lok Sabha Over Amendments To Jallianwala Trust Law Angry scenes were seen in Lok Sabha today during the debate on a bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member of a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial....
17:13 2019-08-02

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
20:52 2019-06-18

Election To Vellore Lok Sabha Seat On August 5 Polling for the Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for April 18, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on April 16 following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly......
14:13 2019-07-04

Uproar In Lok Sabha Continues For Second Day Over Trump's Claims The RTI Amendment Bill 2019 will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha amid criticism from the opposition parties, which called it the "RTI Elimination Bill"....
08:52 2019-07-24

33 Per Cent Women To Enter Lok Sabha From Odisha Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just concludedgeneral elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state....
12:26 2019-05-25

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
16:39 2019-07-19

Bill To Designate Individuals As Terrorists Tabled In Lok Sabha The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as......
21:13 2019-07-23

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:13 2019-07-19

President Ram Nath Kovind Dissolves 16th Lok Sabha President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement....
12:26 2019-05-25

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
13:00 2019-06-05

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:13 2019-07-19

Gautam Gambhir Set To Win Lok Sabha Election From East Delhi Gautam Gambhir, cricketer-turned-politician, is set to win from East Delhi constituency. He had found himself in multiple controversies - some of Breaking News proportions - in his weeks-old political......
03:13 2019-05-24

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
13:13 2019-07-19

Zero Complaints Came Up After Lok Sabha Polls, Claims Expert Behind EVMs Even as the world marvels at how India conducts its elections, a humble contributor to its success is a robust yet low-cost innovation - the Electronic Voting Machine or EVM - which empowers its......
16:26 2019-05-28

New Parliament Building Being Considered, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Construction of a new parliament building is being considered among various options, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Saturday, adding that a final call was yet to be taken....
16:00 2019-08-10

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
12:26 2019-07-16

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
03:52 2019-05-28

Triple Talaq Bill To Be Tabled In Lok Sabha Today The bill to ban instant Triple Talaq is likely to be taken up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form, contending that it would end......
08:26 2019-07-25

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights......
10:26 2019-07-24

Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party's mega push to become a......
20:13 2019-05-22

Sonia Gandhi Takes Oath As Lok Sabha Member United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha today. Ms Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second......
12:39 2019-06-18

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
12:39 2019-06-18

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
18:39 2019-06-17

Will Run Lok Sabha Impartially, Safeguard Interests: Speaker Om Birla Newly-elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said he will run the House in an impartial manner, while asserting that the chair should not be biased....
13:39 2019-06-19

New "Triple Talaq" Bill To Be Tabled In Lok Sabha Tomorrow A fresh bill to make instant Muslim divorce or "triple talaq", which got stalled in the upper house of parliament and lapsed, is expected to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday....
20:52 2019-06-20

Electronic Voting Machines Completely Non-Tamperable: Centre To Lok Sabha Electronic voting machines (EVMs) are manufactured by two public sector companies without any technical collaboration with any foreign establishment and the devices are "completely non-tamperable",......
15:26 2019-07-24

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
10:13 2019-06-19

Bill For 5% Job Quota To Dead Soldiers' Families Introduced In Lok Sabha A private member bill seeking to provide one-time lump sum honorarium of Rs 2 crore, free railway passes and reservation up to 5 per cent in private and public jobs for dependents of dead soldiers of......
01:52 2019-07-22

Triple Talaq,Citizenship Bills Lapse After Lok Sabha Dissolution With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, the contentious Citizenship (amendment) Bill and the one on banning triple talaq have lapsed as they were not passed by Rajya Sabha....
01:39 2019-05-28

In Lok Sabha, Manish Tewari Versus BJP Lawmaker On Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru was again cited in the debate on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha today, with a BJP member accusing him of dividing the state and being responsible for......
17:52 2019-08-06

Want Modern, Hi-Tech Parliament By 2022, Says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said that India could have a new, modern and technologically advanced parliament building in another three years as the nation approaches its 75th year of......
19:26 2019-08-13

Ramdas Athawale's 'Birthday Wish' For Rahul Gandhi Has Lok Sabha Laughing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi tweeted this morning, saying he wished to thank people for the love he received on his birthday. He turned 49 today. Barely a couple of hours later, he received something......
18:26 2019-06-19

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
23:26 2019-05-21

Ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Compliments Sushma Swaraj's "Awesome Memory" Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday remembered Sushma Swaraj as the MP who with her oratory skills and photographic memory used to make Opposition members nervous in Parliament....
17:13 2019-08-07

On Lok Sabha Debacle, Akhilesh Yadav's "Cycle vs Ferrari" Explanation Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav resorted to an interesting analogy to explain his party's crushing defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election...
16:52 2019-06-04

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
20:13 2019-05-22

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
11:26 2019-05-23

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
20:13 2019-05-22

Twitter Recorded 400 Million Lok Sabha Election Related Tweets in 2019 Twitter India said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 percent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23....
13:00 2019-05-24

After Rahul Gandhi's No, Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
12:39 2019-06-18

Nitin Gadkari's Lok Sabha Election Win Challenged In Court By Nana Patole Congress leader Nana Patole Friday filed a petition before the Bombay High Court challenging Union minister Nitin Gadkari's election to the Lok Sabha from Nagpur, alleging illegalities in the......
20:13 2019-07-05

Bengal Congress Chief Submits Resignation Letter After Lok Sabha Debacle West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra submitted a letter of resignation from the post taking responsibility for the party''s poor show in the Lok Sabha election, according to a press statement......
15:13 2019-07-09

Rahul Gandhi Raises Slogans In Lok Sabha Over Karnataka Political Crisis Rahul Gandhi arrived in the House at noon and he raised slogans in Lok Sabha over the developments in Karnataka. Mr Gandhi arrived in the House at noon. At that time Congress leader Adhir Ranjan......
15:13 2019-07-09

Congress, Allies To Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Today Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
08:26 2019-07-25

Parliament LIVE Updates: PM Modi Congratulates Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Parliament LIVE Updates: The The 17th Lok Sabha convened for the third day today as most of the prominent leaders took oath during the first two days of the session. Several key bills are expected to......
10:13 2019-06-19

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

Why Sonia Gandhi Brought Transcript Of Donald Trump Remarks To Lok Sabha Congress leader Sonia Gandhi came armed with a transcript of United States President Donald Trump's remarks on Kashmir as the opposition continued to question the government in the Lok Sabha today.......
18:26 2019-07-23

Stop Blaming EVMs For Lok Sabha Defeat: Devendra Fadnavis Tells Opposition Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Tuesday appealed to Opposition leaders to stop blaming EVMs for their defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and accept it as the mandate of people....
09:00 2019-07-03

Celeb Lawmakers Playing Truant? Data Shows Dismal Lok Sabha Attendance If parliamentary attendance can be compared to performance in examinations, India's celebrity lawmakers would score average marks or less. Data accessed by NDTV has revealed that many of them have......
19:26 2019-07-02

"No Means To Verify" Nirav Modi's Travel Plans: Centre Tells Lok Sabha The Ministry of External Affairs revoked the passport of diamantaire Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2-billion PNB fraud case, and it has no means to verify his travels, if any, the government......
22:52 2019-07-10

Jaya Prada Seeks Disqualification Of Azam Khan From Rampur Lok Sabha Seat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaya Prada has challenged the election of Samajwadi Party lawmaker Mohd Azam Khan to the Lok Sabha in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court....
10:52 2019-06-14

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

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
02:39 2019-08-08

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
22:39 2019-08-06

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:13 2019-07-19

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
05:00 2019-07-16

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

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
04:13 2019-06-05

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:00 2019-06-04

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
19:13 2019-06-04

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
02:01 2019-07-25

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22

Sue Gordon out as deputy spy chief Sue Gordon is leaving the role of No. 2 spy chief in the U.S., ending a guessing game about whether President Trump would choose her to succeed outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in an acting capacity....
01:26 2019-08-09

Ujiri incident with deputy under investigation The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is investigating Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a police officer....
18:39 2019-06-14

What It’s Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”) ruminating about how uncomfortable it is living w...
02:52 2019-06-17

The AHL App Melted Down And Demanded $6,000 From A Guy Named Stewart The American Hockey League’s long-awaited schedule announcement for the 2019–20 season hit a minor road block on Wednesday, when the code behind the official app of the NHL’s top minor league became self-aware and demanded money from Stewart Zimmel. At least, that’s one way to interpret these confus...
23:13 2019-07-10

Report: Sheppard to be named Wizards' GM Tommy Sheppard will have the interim title pulled off and be named general manager of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
04:01 2019-07-20

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade......
18:39 2019-06-27

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
00:13 2019-06-07

Source: Markgraf to be named 1st GM of USWNT Former player Kate Markgraf will be the first general manager of the U.S. women's national soccer team, a source with knowledge of the process confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Carlisle....
19:26 2019-08-12

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Monday. Cannon, honored as a second baseman, was one of 17 players named to the first-team.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: Cannon i...
05:26 2019-06-11

Lawsuit Says Former Boy Scouts Have Named 350 More Abusers Lawyers who represent victims of child sexual abuse have been urging former scouts to come forward with claims before a possible bankruptcy filing by the Boy Scouts of America....
15:52 2019-08-08

Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges A former deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene. (June 5)        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been convicted of murder. Both sides agree that defendant John Williams fired the shot that killed Cpl. ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the deputy was being prepared for surgery but was ale...
13:52 2019-06-05

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
20:00 2019-06-11

Ex-deputy: Supervisor used racial slur, pointed gun at him CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A biracial former North Carolina sheriff’s deputy says in a lawsuit that his supervising officer addressed him with a racial slur multiple times, called him “monkey boy” and pointed a gun at his head at least eight times. Attorneys for former Beaufort County ...
02:26 2019-06-20

Deputy nearly killed in shooting says he has ‘blessed’ life OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — David “Oz” Osborne said that as a sheriff’s deputy, he was trained to handle life-threatening situations. And like other law enforcement officers, Osborne knew there were situations that called for extra caution, such as going to a domestic violence call or a ...
20:52 2019-06-08

The Latest: Ex-deputy in Parkland shooting out of jail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on School Shooting-Florida (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restr...
23:13 2019-06-06

Ex-deputy gets bond reduction in Parkland shooting A judge has reduced the amount of bail a Florida deputy must come up with to be released from jail while facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. (June 6)        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Mom: Boy on minibike fatally hit by deputy wasn’t at fault BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The mother of an 11-year-old boy on a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan says her son wasn’t at fault. Christina Valadez said Tuesday during a news conference with her lawyer that Norman Hood was “a good kid” ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has indicated she’ll defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said her ousted aide, Adrienne Southworth, will “continue to assist me.R...
01:52 2019-06-06

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
23:39 2019-06-18

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie Nelson with attempted murder and two robberies. The case includes special circumstance allegations of...
23:39 2019-06-13

Deputy shoots, kills police dog that bit him instead of suspect A Georgia deputy shot and killed a police dog that inadvertently bit him instead of the man whom authorities had been chasing, the county sheriff’s department said this week. Deputies, including Cpl. Brandon Kilgore and his partner, K-9 Verro, were responding to a domestic dispute in Dallas around n...
21:00 2019-07-24

The Latest: Deputy taken to hospital after championship game SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A California sheriff’s spokesman says a deputy involved in an encounter with the president of the Toronto Rapto...
01:13 2019-06-15

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to law enforcement officers or other first responders. ...
23:01 2019-06-07

Deputy in clash with Ujiri claims concussion An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
21:52 2019-06-18

Parkland school ex-deputy released from jail A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restrictions. (June 6)        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custody after her arrest — but is scheduled to appear in...
03:39 2019-06-15

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is on life support in grave condition. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-05-29

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
16:00 2019-05-21

The Latest: Man charged with LA deputy killing goes to court LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man being charged with killing a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A Utah man has appeared in court on charges of killing an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man in two unprovoked attacks. Rhet...
03:00 2019-06-14

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant plateau. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to conduct a special cabinet session in the Golan that day to la...
01:26 2019-06-14

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
00:39 2019-07-02

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer after toiling at Ground Zero, died on June 29. His test...
01:13 2019-07-09

Boris Johnson is expected to be named Britain's next PM Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
12:26 2019-07-23

Yes, there is a sport named pizza acrobatics (and it is awesome) If you've never heard of pizza acrobatics, welcome to the club. We asked pizza acrobatics megastar Tony Gemignani to explain how The Ocho's newest addition (12-1 p.m. ET, ESPN2) works....
18:52 2019-08-07

Lampard likely to be named Chelsea boss, says Redknapp "Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager\u0027s job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has said."...
13:13 2019-06-18

3 Tucson Sugar Skulls named “All League” TUCSON – Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones and linebacker Zach Allen were named to the All Indoor Football League first team today as the league began announcing its 2019 season honorees. Defensive back Dee Maggitt Jr. was named to the second team. Here’s more from Tuesday’s spo...
07:00 2019-07-03

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
21:00 2019-07-15

All Top Players Named For India's Davis Cup Tie Against Pakistan Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan will lead the singles challenge while Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will make the doubles pair for the grass court tie....
16:26 2019-08-05

Lotus' electric hypercar is named 'Evija' No, Lotus isn't ready to spill the beans on its Type 130 electric hypercar. It is, however, ready to give the car a name: meet the Evija (pronounced "ev-eye-a"). While the company's choice of name is a bit strained -- it means "the first in existen......
01:13 2019-07-04

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected to the Honorable Mention All-American team. He is the first Pima baseball player named NJCAA All-Ame...
09:39 2019-06-12

Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion Olympic star Nicola Adams has been elevated to world championship status The post Nicola Adams named WBO flyweight champion appeared first on Boxing News....
17:52 2019-07-31

MetroCard’s flashy replacement was almost named ‘Pretzel’ The salty street food was just one of many rejected names for the new system that ultimately wound up being dubbed One Metro New York, or "OMNY," according to the Wall Street Journal....
01:13 2019-08-06

T-Mobile's Legere named best U.S. wireless CEO, fourth best overall We've often praised T-Mobile CEO John Legere for leading the carrier's amazing turnaround that has made it the fastest growing and most innovative of the four major U.S. carriers. Today, T-Mobile announced that the executive has received some recognition from the Glassdoor website. Based on an onlin...
20:39 2019-06-19

Ljubisa Tumbakovic named new Serbia coach BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s soccer federation has named former Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic as the new national team coach. Tumbakovic succeeds Mladen Krstajic who was fired after a humiliating 5-0 loss against Ukraine in a European Championship qualifier last month. The 66-year-ol...
16:52 2019-07-01

Officials: Man who dragged deputy with vehicle is shot, dies KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities are investigating the death of a man who was shot by a deputy being dragged by the man’s vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Sullivan County sheriff’s deputies stopped 32-year-old Terry R. Frost, who had active warrants, in a ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Baltimore’s new deputy police commissioner gets mugged at gunpoint You’re not in Louisiana anymore. A new deputy police commissioner in Baltimore got a firsthand lesson in the city’s crime problems — getting robbed at gunpoint while out with his wife, according to reports. Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy had only started with the force in April ...
17:39 2019-07-22

Asked About Aaditya Thackeray As Deputy, What Devendra Fadnavis Said A day after expressing apprehension of a rift with ally Shiv Sena over seat-sharing for the upcoming assembly elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the Sena and the......
20:52 2019-08-03

Georgia deputies walk son of fallen deputy to first day of school Deputies with one Georgia Sheriff’s department escorts the 9-year-old son of a fallen deputy to his first day of school.        ...
18:13 2019-08-08

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

Report: Deputy shot by police feared them more than suspect A Kentucky deputy shot and paralyzed by police during an arrest says he was more concerned about getting shot by the inexperienced officers than the "actual bad guys."...
13:13 2019-06-12

Suit seeks $25M after boy fatally struck by sheriff’s deputy BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The family of an 11-year-old boy riding a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan has filed a lawsuit seeking $25 million. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports the lawsuit filed this month by the estate of Norman Hood Jr. and his paren...
17:00 2019-06-19

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deputy, Danny Taylor, 62 of Ferrell’s Creek, was ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says the Battle Creek boy was riding when he was hit sho...
15:00 2019-05-29

Italy's deputy PM Di Maio says EU vote will not derail government The Italian government will carry on without a cabinet reshuffle, Italy's Deputy PM and leader of the 5-Star Movement, which saw its support slump in Sunday's European parliament elections, said on Monday....
08:52 2019-05-27

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
21:13 2019-06-05

Police: Deputy filmed sex act involving mother, baby ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy filmed a mother performing a sex act on her 1-year-old boy. News outlets report St. Gabriel Police arrested Shaderick Jones on Friday on multiple charges including principal to first-degree rape. The boy’s mother was ar...
00:00 2019-06-09

Man gets life in prison for Indiana deputy’s shooting death LEBANON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy. Anthony Baumgardt of Lebanon agreed in April to plead guilty to murder in the March 2018 killing of Boone County Deputy Jacob Picket...
19:52 2019-05-29

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the Raptors' championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday night....
01:26 2019-06-15

Andrew McCabe, Former F.B.I. Deputy Director, Sues Over His Dismissal The Justice Department engaged in a “politically motivated and retaliatory demotion in January 2018 and public firing in March 2018,” Mr. McCabe said in his lawsuit....
02:00 2019-08-09

The Latest: Sheriff apologizes to NFL player, defends deputy A Texas sheriff says he's apologized to New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for making the stop       ...
22:00 2019-07-12

LA County sheriff’s deputy critical after off-duty shooting ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the head in an off-duty attack at a Jack in the Box restaurant. KNBC-TV says the deputy was hospitalized in critical condition after Monday’s attack in Alhambra, which may have occurred during a robbery. Autho...
06:52 2019-06-11

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed out behind the wheel –resulting in several injuries...
03:13 2019-06-14

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave. Attorney David Mastagni said Tuesday the 20-...
21:00 2019-06-18

Deputy fatally shoots reportedly suicidal man after chase CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Officials continue to investigate the shooting of a south Mississippi man killed while fleeing from a sheriff’s deputy. Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison says the chase began Thursday when deputies received a call that a man was suicidal and armed. Allison tells T...
22:26 2019-05-25

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County Circuit Court. He’s accused of killing 39-y...
22:39 2019-06-27

Driver charged with DUI manslaughter in death of Florida deputy A Florida driver who allegedly crashed into a patrol car last month, killing a sheriff’s deputy, now faces vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter charges after he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office....
05:52 2019-08-15

Raptors' president encounter with deputy being investigated Prosecutor will decide whether to charge Raptors president with misdemeanor battery after courtside encounter with deputy       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Deputy coerced wanted mom into performing sex act on baby: authorities A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was fired after he allegedly coerced a wanted woman into performing a sex act on her infant son in exchange for not arresting her. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, was arrested and terminated immediately Friday after police became aware ...
19:26 2019-06-10

Ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues DOJ over dismissal Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Justice Department and the FBI Thursday over his dismissal from the bureau last year, arguing that the agencies bowed to political pressure from President Trump....
14:00 2019-08-09

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd County to wanton endangerment. The agreement call...
04:39 2019-05-27

The Latest: Deputy shooting suspect eyed in other crimes LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-duty Los Angeles County sher...
02:52 2019-06-13

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri identified himself to a police officer who was excessively blocking him from the on-court celebrations ...
19:13 2019-06-20

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a downtown Fort Worth parking lot. The parking lot ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Aston Martin's new mid-engined hypercar named Valhalla Second model to emerge from Aston and Red Bull's partnership will bridge the gap between Valkyrie and Vanquish Aston Martin’s upcoming mid-engined hypercar will be named the Valhalla, as a continuation of the firm’s line of ‘V-cars’ performance models.  Revealed at this year’s Geneva motor show und...
15:13 2019-06-18

Bogaerts, Lowe, Berrios named as AL All-Star replacements Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe and Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios were named as injury replacements to the American League All-Star team on Wednesday....
06:39 2019-07-04

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame's staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning....
04:00 2019-07-13

How a Christian band named Skillet became wildly successful The Kenosha, Wisconsin-based Christian rock band's 10th album, "Victorious," should continue an impressive streak of gold or platinum-certified albums over the past decade.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Utah Jazz president named new CEO of Miller companies Former Utah Jazz president Steven E. Starks has been named the new CEO of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies       ...
02:39 2019-08-08

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
19:00 2019-06-19

FC Tucson’s Venter named to League “Team of Week” TUCSON – As FC Tucson prepares for its next game on June 25 against North Texas SC, a player for the pro sports franchise representing the Old Pueblo has received league honors. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
07:00 2019-06-19

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the new children's laureate....
13:39 2019-07-09

Building named to honor ice bucket challenge inspiration BOSTON (AP) — Boston College says its new indoor baseball and softball training facility will be named after the alumnus who helped popularize the ice bucket challenge. The college unveiled plans Wednesday for the Pete Frates (FRAY’-tees) Center during a ceremony attended by Frates and his fam...
19:52 2019-06-27

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Antonio Conte named Inter Milan coach MILAN (AP) — Antonio Conte has been named Inter Milan coach after being out of a job since June 2018 after being fired by English Premier League side Chelsea. Inter made the widely expected announcement at 6 a.m. (0400 GMT) Friday on its website. While details were not disclosed, the former Juventus...
08:52 2019-05-31

No surprise here: Fields named Ohio State's starting QB Ohio State coach Ryan Day on Monday made official what most people figured was a foregone conclusion: Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the No. 5 Buckeyes open the season Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic....
13:52 2019-08-20

Joy Harjo is first Native American named US poet laureate Oklahoma-born, Muscogee Creek Nation member who helped tell an ‘American story’ has been in the wings for a long time Poet, musician, author Joy Harjo has been appointed as the new US poet laureate, the first Native American to be named to the post.The Oklahoma-born, Muscogee Creek Nation member has...
18:39 2019-06-19

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street. Rapper Lil’ Kim — embracing the event’s themes of social justice and making...
23:13 2019-06-10

Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NEW YORK) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I’ve been an unofficial poetry ambassador — on the road for poetry for years,” the 68-year-old Harjo wrote in a recent email to The Associated Press. ̶...
20:52 2019-06-19

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
16:00 2019-05-21

Hopes Dashed: Son Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Mob, Named In Chargesheet Amid a controversy over the name of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer killed by a group of cow vigilantes in Rajasthan in 2017, in a chargesheet, his son on Saturday said that he his hopes of justice from......
00:52 2019-06-30

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world A Zimbabwean scholar will be honored with a life-size statue in New York alongside media mogul Oprah Winfrey, Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, and the popstar Pink for their work championing gender equality....
15:13 2019-08-06

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
03:39 2019-07-16

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: Ianello split the honors with first-year USC head coach Justin Silverstein. Ianello has ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Blues forward O'Reilly named Stanley Cup playoffs MVP St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday after leading his team to their first championship....
05:13 2019-06-13

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m), including revenues made from her fashion and beau...
15:39 2019-06-05

Victims named in New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed seven New Hampshire authorities on Sunday named the seven people killed two days earlier when a pickup truck crashed into members of a motorcycle club for U.S. Marine veterans....
02:13 2019-06-24

MH17: Four suspects named for shooting down plane – video Four suspects, three of them Russian, will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014, international investigators have said. A trial is due to start next March in the Netherlands. The suspects were named as Igor Girkin, a former colonel of Russia’s FSB spy se...
18:52 2019-06-19

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder named Harvard fellow LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan governor who’s been criticized for his administration’s role in the Flint water crisis is headed to Harvard University to teach and study subjects related to state and local government. Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government announced...
07:39 2019-07-01

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Golan Heights settlement after the president....
18:26 2019-07-09

Deputy shoots knife-wielding man outside South Dakota jail SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at officers with a knife. Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead says authorities responded to gunshots just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Milstead says a deputy fired two shots, and at least one hit the ...
02:39 2019-05-22

4 suspects face charges after Georgia deputy is gunned down, officials say Four suspects have been arrested in the death of a Georgia sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of Atlanta, Fox 5 reported....
04:13 2019-07-09

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games       ...
14:00 2019-07-11

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
09:39 2019-06-11

Kay Jewelers fires manager for turning away deputy over his service weapon A jewelry chain in North Carolina refused to allow a sheriff’s deputy to come into the store and pick up an engagement ring — because he was wearing his service weapon, local police said. The uniformed deputy made his way to the Kay Jewelers in Statesville during his lunch break Tuesday after...
02:52 2019-06-08

Florida deputy arrested for planting meth, other drugs in nearly 120 cases Former Jackson County, Florida deputy Zach Wester was arrested for allegedly planting drugs on unsuspecting motorists before arresting them.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Deputy national intelligence chief to leave job same day as boss Dan Coats President Trump on Thursday tapped National Counterterrorism Center director Joseph Maguire to serve as the acting director of national intelligence amid a shakeup at the agency. Trump made the announcement on Twitter Thursday evening about an hour after he revealed that Deputy Director of National ...
06:52 2019-08-09

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
12:26 2019-05-22

Parents of Parkland victims say disgraced deputy Scot Peterson ‘should rot’ Parents of kids massacred during the Parkland school shooting blasted the disgraced deputy who has been arrested for refusing to confront the gunman, saying “he should rot” for his inaction. Scot Peterson, 56, was charged Tuesday after a 14-month investigation found he didn’t move from his hiding pl...
16:26 2019-06-05

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
18:52 2019-06-05

Utah police: Deputy shooting suspect left home with a gun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Utah police say the man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and killing another man an hour earlier had told his family he wanted to “make it on his own or die.” St. George Police Capt. Mike Giles says Rhett Nelson’s family c...
00:39 2019-06-13

Manhunt underway in Texas after woman killed, deputy and 2 others shot The suspect in the Liberty County shootings remains at large, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been identified as Pavol Vido, 65.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Sheriff: Store wouldn’t let deputy wearing gun pick up ring STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell wrote on the department’s Facebook page that a uniformed deputy went to a K...
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, has been confirmed once by the Senate. Should President Trump send him to Moscow, he would face a new hearing....
09:52 2019-08-21

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, June 4, 2019, on 11 criminal charges related to his...
09:52 2019-06-06

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
12:52 2019-05-29

The Latest: Deputy shot in fast-food restaurant dies The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killed a...
05:52 2019-06-13

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
07:00 2019-06-13

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Ault was texting the girl and tried to set up a meeti...
13:39 2019-05-30

Parkland deputy charged after staying outside school during mass shooting 56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges that carry a combined potential prison sentence of nearly 100 years, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said in a statement....
22:39 2019-06-04

Former sheriff's deputy charged for response in Florida school shooting A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested on Tuesday on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from his failure to stop the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, the county sheriff said....
23:26 2019-06-04

Newborn who stopped breathing saved by deputy during traffic stop A South Carolina deputy got more than he bargained for during a traffic stop in Summerville, when he wound up saving the life of an infant who had stopped breathing....
22:39 2019-07-13

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning at a plumbing company east of Cleveland, a city o...
19:52 2019-05-29

Former Broward deputy arrested for not entering building during Parkland shooting Authorities on Tuesday arrested a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school resource officer who didn't enter the school during a February 2018 mass shooting....
05:13 2019-06-05

Disgraced Parkland deputy charged for inaction during school massacre MIAMI — The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people. Scot Peterson was on duty as the resource officer at Ma...
06:39 2019-06-05

Florida judge: Ex-deputy to turn in passport or stay in jail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former school resource officer will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene as a gunman was killing students in a Florida high school. Broward Judge Jackie Powell ruled Wednesday that Scot Peterson must first sur...
15:39 2019-06-05

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-old Scot Peterson, who wants to be released on his...
14:00 2019-06-06

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
13:52 2019-07-21

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
09:52 2019-06-12

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
18:13 2019-05-28

NYPD brass remember Deputy Chief Steven Silks NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday offered a touching tribute to Deputy Chief Steven Silks — who fatally shot himself just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement — as he urged cops not to shy away from seeking help when they need it. O’Neill recalled the 62-year-old dep...
00:52 2019-06-07

U.S. Deputy National Intelligence Director Announces She’s Stepping Down on Same Day as Her Boss WASHINGTON — Sue Gordon, the current deputy director of national intelligence, has announced she is leaving her post on the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ resignation takes effect. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which oversees 17 U.S. int...
14:52 2019-08-09

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
03:39 2019-07-16

Deputy sheriff arrested for cyberstalking teen he met playing Minecraft A deputy sheriff in Texas was arrested for cyberstalking a girl he met while playing Minecraft, a report said Sunday. Pasquale Salas — a deputy with the sheriff’s office in Matagorda County — was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor for soliciting explicit images from a girl he met on t...
09:39 2019-08-05

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face as he tried to get onto the court after his team won the NBA title in Oakland. Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Kelly tells the San F...
20:39 2019-06-14

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
03:52 2019-08-21

Georgia police dog shot and killed by deputy during pursuit, sheriff says A Georgia deputy, who authorities said “followed his training,” shot and killed a police dog after the canine bit him during a pursuit with a suspect, according to a sheriff’s office in the state....
02:26 2019-07-24

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in Pretoria on Tuesday, the party said, after he requested a postponement last Wednesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Deputy shoots, wounds armed man at Florida grocery store PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida deputy shot and wounded a man who was firing a handgun in a grocery store. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at a Grocery Advantage in Pensacola. Deputies responded to the store foll...
15:52 2019-08-16

Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty California deputy at Jack in the Box A Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant has been arrested, authorities said....
09:13 2019-06-12

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
10:26 2019-05-23

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy New England Patriots player Elandon Roberts is condemning his treatment by a Texas sheriff's deputy who is heard on dash-cam video referring to him as a "big black male" during a March traffic stop       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

US sees continued growth in LNG exports: Deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette of the U.S. Department of Energy says there's some increase in demand for natural gas from markets in Asia, including South Korea and Japan....
09:52 2019-06-12

Lok Sabha Member And Ram Vilas Paswan's Brother Ramchandra Paswan Dies Lok Sabha member Ramchandra Paswan, younger brother of central Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, died at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital inDelhitoday due to cardiac arrest, the family said. He was 56....
15:39 2019-07-21

Ex-con with mental issues named as suspect behind mass killing in Japan The suspected arsonist behind the deadly fire at an animation studio in Japan was identified Friday as Shinji Aoba, who served time in prison for robbery and has been treated for mental-health issues, according to reports. Shinji Aoba, 41, carried out the attack at the Kyoto Animation building in To...
14:39 2019-07-19

Woman plans to marry 91-year-old chandelier named Lumiere A British woman who was once in a long-distance relationship with the Statue of Liberty now plans on marrying the love of her life, a 91-year-old chandelier named Lumiere....
22:39 2019-07-19

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native Alex Francke won the competition Saturday night at the Brown Theater in Louisville. Francke will represent Kentucky in the Miss America Pageant later ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Dallas Zoo giraffe named after Cowboys’ Jason Witten dies DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a medical exam. Zoo officials tweeted that Witten the giraffe stopped breathing Monday during a medical exam to prepare him for transfer to a zoo in Canada for a breedin...
19:00 2019-06-19

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
21:52 2019-06-10

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli will oversee U.S. ...
21:52 2019-06-10

APNewsBreak: Ex-judge with anti-abortion ties named to panel JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed a former judge who has supported an anti-abortion pregnancy resource center — and been disciplined for publicly doing so — to an administrative panel that could handle an abortion clinic licensing dispute. Parson earlier this month a...
23:00 2019-06-17

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
15:00 2019-05-21

Soccer-Butt named United's head of first team development Manchester United have promoted Nicky Butt to the new position of head of first team development, reporting directly to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the club announced on Monday....
22:26 2019-07-22

Bear named ‘Cheeseburger’ tries to swipe Colorado pot shop’s dumpster That’s not a honeypot! A Colorado black bear was caught on surveillance footage trying to break into — and then attempting to steal — a pot shop’s dumpster. Footage tweeted Tuesday by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows the animal slinking into an enclosed area behind The Bud Depot in Lyon...
11:00 2019-07-25

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England....
15:26 2019-05-28

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborator Yi-Kai Tea, currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, who confirmed that it was a new species of fairy wrasse from the genus Cirrhila...
17:39 2019-07-12

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in product innovation.Additionally, a third award was given to a new product based on a CBOE benchmark...
14:13 2019-05-22

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 season."...
22:39 2019-05-28

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
23:26 2019-06-06

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
00:52 2019-05-29

Presenting "Conan The Bacterium" and other exceptionally-named academic papers Popular culture has made academia out to be a completely humorless field filled with boring people doing boring things in boring ways. While it’s true that spending a lot of time examining the intricacies of any subject isn’t as outwardly exciting as, say, racing dirt bikes for a living, academics, ...
01:00 2019-07-11

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye WestSinger Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan – ...
23:52 2019-07-10

The Latest: Barkov wins Lady Byng, Sweeney named top GM Boston's Don Sweeney has been named the NHL's General Manager of the Year, and Florida center Alexander Barkov has won the Lady Byng Trophy       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

Eight London boroughs named as the worst for violent youth crime Eight boroughs were today named as the worst for violent youth crime as Sadiq Khan warned that violence had "become normalised" for some young Londoners....
17:26 2019-07-15

Rice group wins board control at gas producer EQT, new CEO to be named A pair of brothers has won control of the board of directors of natural gas producer EQT Corp, and one of them, Toby Rice, is expected to be named chief executive officer later on Wednesday, the company said....
15:52 2019-07-10

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote landforms are discovered and detailed via satellite. So, shouldn’t the robots get some credit, too?Read...
20:00 2019-06-07

500 million-year-old crab named after Han Solo's Millennium Falcon A newly discovered crab that lived more than 500 million years has been named after the Millennium Falcon, the starship that Ford's character, Han Solo, flew during "Star Wars."...
18:01 2019-07-31

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, according to a report published Tuesday. Throughout her life, Vandyck, 46, said she’s been teased by everyone from classmates to teachers and bos...
12:39 2019-06-20

Felipe Oliveira Baptista named new Kenzo creative director The Portuguese-born, Paris-based designer is best known for his previous role as the creative director at LacosteFelipe Oliveira Baptista has been appointed as the new creative director of the LVMH-owned fashion house Kenzo, which was created in 1970 by the Japanese designer Kenzo Takada.The Portugu...
17:26 2019-07-01

General accused of war abuses named Sri Lanka’s army chief Sri Lanka’s president appoints a general accused of grave human rights abuses in the final stages of Sri Lanka’s long civil war as the country’s new army chief...
13:52 2019-08-19

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a haunted hotel fighting ghosts and searching for his friends. Ni......
20:26 2019-06-11

Soccer: Markgraf named general manager of U.S. women's team U.S. Soccer on Monday appointed former player Kate Markgraf as general manager of the World Cup-winning women's team where she will lead the search for a new head coach following Jill Ellis' announcement last month that she would step down....
03:13 2019-08-13

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Former UA center Joseph Blair named assistant coach for 76ers PHILADELPHIA – Former University of Arizona men’s basketball player and assistant coach, Joseph Blair will join Philadelphia 76ers as an assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. The Ohio native played four seasons with the Unversity of Arizona before being drafted by the ...
18:52 2019-06-27

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
20:26 2019-07-01

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his graduating class: he’s homeless....
01:52 2019-05-23

Poor guy also named Jeffrey Epstein gets hammered on social media A publicist for Disney who shares the same name as the dead convicted pedophile has been getting hammered with nasty comments and mentions on social media from people who think he's "THAT Epstein."...
01:13 2019-08-13

'Trump Heights': Israeli settlement in Golan named after US president ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name,’ says resident in communityIt is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling hamlet of fewer than a dozen Israeli residents surrounded by sun-parched fi...
10:13 2019-06-17

Big fluffy bunny named Thumper rescued by Queens cops It was a hare-raising rescue. A big, fluffy bunny was spotted on the loose in Queens early Friday — so cops hopped into action and saved the cottontail. “Hey everybody, we found a horse….correction — a HUGE bunny!” the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica tweeted Friday. “This fuzzy guy was found hopping...
03:52 2019-06-22

Reeve, Hughes, Rizzotti named assistant coaches for Olympics NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women’s national basketball team is keeping its coaching staff intact for the Olympics. World Cup assistants Dan Hughes, Cheryl Reeve and Jen Rizzotti will return for the Tokyo Games next summer. The trio helped head coach Dawn Staley guide the U.S. to a gold medal at ...
20:26 2019-06-20

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New York City....
03:39 2019-05-22

First independents quietly named to Condé Nast’s board months ago Condé Nast, home of The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Vogue, quietly expanded its board to eight members months ago and added two prominent executives to the board as independent directors: former Forbes Chief Executive Mike Perlis and former Gucci CEO Domenico De Sole, Media Ink has exclusively learn...
10:39 2019-06-28

Raptors forward Leonard named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player for the second time after his team's championship win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

Corey Norman named in new look Queensland team for State of Origin III Corey Norman and Christian Welch to make their State of Origin debutsNew look forward pack with return of Joe OfahengaueInjury-hit Queensland have named Corey Norman and Christian Welch to make their State of Origin debut in July 10’s series decider in Sydney.Coach Kevin Walters on Monday named a ga...
04:00 2019-07-01

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.       ...
21:13 2019-07-02

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO Edward T. Tilly, providing advice and recommendati...
22:13 2019-05-21

Michael Rooker to play some guy named Buddy in Fast And Furious 9 According to Deadline, there’s a new tough guy joining the cast of Fast And Furious 9, with Michael Rooker signing on to play a guy named Buddy in a “last minute addition” to the cast. Rooker is best known for playing Yondu in the Guardians Of The Galaxy movies, and before that he played the mean br...
07:52 2019-08-20

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel....
13:26 2019-06-11

| Marler reverses retirement plan, named in England squad Joe Marler has come out of international retirement to be named in England's Rugby World Cup training squad, while Danny Cipriani has also been included....
17:26 2019-07-04

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted......
18:52 2019-05-22

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the......
18:00 2019-06-15

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Trump administration over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Thursday seeking compensation for his "unlawful" termination....
03:39 2019-08-09

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby....
09:52 2019-08-22

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development....
14:52 2019-05-21

Deputy’s Son Arrested in Mysterious, Year-Old Death of D.J. Broadus but Not Charged With Murder Twenty-one minutes after D.J. Broadus was shot in the back of the head at the remote Florida home of a well-connected Florida law enforcement family, investigators knew who shot him. The person allegedly responsible for Broadus’ death admitted it ... on tape. He was even taken into police custody. T...
01:26 2019-05-22

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy: Deputy PM The decision of Italy's ruling League party not to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president risks isolating the country in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday in the latest sign of disagreement within the government....
13:01 2019-07-18

Ex-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe sues over firing, blames Trump WASHINGTON — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sued the Department of Justice and the FBI Thursday over his March 2018 firing, arguing that it was a political move at the hands of President Trump. McCabe’s ouster came less than two days before his 50th birthday — when he was planning to retir...
01:00 2019-08-09

BJP Open To Giving Post Of Deputy Speaker To A Friendly Party: Report The BJP is open to offering the post of deputy speaker in the Lok Sabha to a friendly party but it has not taken a final decision on the matter, sources said Wednesday....
23:39 2019-06-12

Man made honorary deputy fire chief after visiting the firehouse almost every day for 55 years The Jersey City Fire Department honored Friday a man who spent more than five decades helping the on-duty firefighters after being saved from a fire at 10 years old....
13:39 2019-06-22

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they will survive the climate crisis – in part – “because many of their workers come here to pick our frui...
03:52 2019-08-22

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass shooting there last year posted bond and was freed from jail on Thursday following an initial court appearance....
04:13 2019-06-07

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll resign over political crisis Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into chaos by a deputy who's only interested in advancing his own prospects....
04:39 2019-08-21

Sheriff’s Deputy Fired Years After “To Catch A Predator” Police Sting BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB)– A Breckinridge County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after only six months on the job, according to WDRB in Louisville. 33-year-old Anthony Philips was fired from the sheriff’s department on May 4 after previously being employed at the Breckinridge...
19:00 2019-05-30

Disgraced Parkland deputy Scot Peterson out of jail on reduced bail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts after failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre was released from jail Thursday after a judge reduced his bail and lifted some restrictions. Scot Peterson walked out of the Broward County Jail with h...
09:26 2019-06-07

Deputy AG Rosen calls Barr contempt vote a 'new low,' says lawmakers should apologize Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen tore into House Democrats on Friday for their vote days earlier to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt -- calling it “a new low” and urging the lawmakers to apologize....
01:00 2019-07-20

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
01:52 2019-06-12

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Department of Justice over his 2018 firing, which came just over 24 hours before he planned to retire, alleging the punishment was "politically motivated and retaliatory."...
08:26 2019-08-09

NYPD Deputy Commissioner slams bail reform, says 99% won’t see jail cell Almost everyone arrested in the Big Apple — aside from those facing murder or attempted murder charges — will not see a jail cell until convicted under new bail rules, according to an NYPD top cop. NYPD Deputy Commissioner John Miller slammed the criminal justice reform in Albany Sunday morning, cal...
19:39 2019-08-11

Los Angeles-area deputy shot outside sheriff's station, expected to survive A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot while outside a sheriff's department station Wednesday but was expected to survive, investigators said. ...
05:52 2019-08-22

New Baltimore Police deputy commissioner, wife, robbed at gunpoint, officials say One of the newest top additions to the Baltimore police department was robbed at gunpoint alongside his wife over the weekend, according to officials....
18:26 2019-07-21