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Lawmakers seek scientific review of plan to tightly regulate all fentanyl copycats

Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have urged the Trump administration to conduct a scientific review of a Justice Department-backed bill to classify all illicit chemical knockoffs of th...

Lawmakers seek scientific review of plan to tightly regulate all fentanyl copycats

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Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
13:26 2019-07-09

Top lawmaker signals support to classify all illicit fentanyl copycats like heroin A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, a proposal championed by top federal officials...
23:26 2019-06-04

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

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
18:39 2019-07-03

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
01:13 2019-05-23

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
18:39 2019-06-12

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing security concerns as a trade war rages between Washington and Beijing....
04:26 2019-06-05

Lawmakers seek Boeing documents about 'defective' sensor alert on 737 Max Lawmakers are seeking documents from Boeing and the FAA on what they called a sensor alert Boeing said was not working properly but waited a year before telling federal officials....
02:00 2019-06-08

Rebel Lawmakers Claim "Threat" To Life, Seek Protection The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
04:26 2019-07-10

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
06:52 2019-05-30

Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Seek Protection As Kumaraswamy in Mumbai Today The rebel Karnataka lawmakers who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, seeking protection from Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
02:13 2019-07-10

Ferrari set to drop protest, seek review of Canada penalty Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, sources said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
15:39 2019-06-13

4 seek victim status to review Carnival pollution settlement MIAMI (AP) — Four people who say they were harmed by pollution from Carnival Corp. cruise ships are seeking status as victims with rights to review a recent settlement. Three Alaskans and one Bahamian have asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant them status under the federal Crime Vict...
20:26 2019-06-17

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners....
22:52 2019-05-31

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
20:26 2019-06-20

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up in a special legislative session. The proposal aims...
01:52 2019-06-06

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs from wildfires. (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California legislative leaders aren’t yet on board with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to create a ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
19:00 2019-06-16

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks trying to line up support, didn’t offer hints a...
02:00 2019-05-31

UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block....
10:39 2019-07-10

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
07:13 2019-07-07

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at helping the Palestinians, a White House official said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats....
19:52 2019-06-20

Abruptly appointed Zambian finance minister to review sales tax plan Zambian President Edgar Lungu abruptly fired his finance minister on Monday, appointing in her place the respected deputy head of the central bank, who said he might further delay a sales tax designed to rebalance its economy....
19:26 2019-07-15

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
19:52 2019-07-03

Columbine High School Could Be Torn Down to Deter Copycats Calling the school “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, the school superintendent has suggested razing the site of the horrific 1999 shooting....
22:39 2019-06-07

Ferrari drops Vettel Canada penalty appeal plan but eyes review The Ferrari Formula 1 team has withdrawn its intention to appeal Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty, as it now evaluates a request for an official review of the incident...
01:00 2019-06-14

The Blue Bell ice cream licker spawned copycats. One man has now been charged. Several people have recorded themselves licking and returning Blue Bell ice cream to store freezers after one video alone racked up 13 million views on Twitter....
20:39 2019-07-08

At 90, E. O. Wilson Still Thrives on Being a Scientific Provocateur Over six decades, the biologist (and workaholic) Edward O. Wilson has made huge contributions to science, often sparking controversies along the way....
16:00 2019-06-02

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer can have is the ability to comprehend a scientific research paper. Reading a paper won’t imbue you ...
02:13 2019-06-15

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
12:00 2019-06-17

The scientific nutrition facts you really need to inform your diet Are carbs good for you? Or eggs? Every week seems to bring contradictory new diet advice. New Scientist unpicks the surprising flaws in nutritional science...
19:26 2019-07-10

Eurofins Scientific detects ransomware in some of its IT systems Food and biopharma product testing company Eurofins Scientific said on Monday that some of its IT systems were affected by a form of ransomware during the weekend....
10:13 2019-06-03

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious diseases to coral reef preservation. A biomedical fellowship exchange program has been put on hold. Cub...
20:39 2019-05-29

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
10:52 2019-06-28

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
15:39 2019-05-21

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment...
20:26 2019-05-31

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
13:39 2019-07-13

See Natalie Halcro's Siblings Bicker Over Vaccines & Scientific Method on the Party Bus to Whistler So the Halcro-Pierson family trip is off to a fun start... It's hardly day one, but Stephanie and Joel Halcro are already mad on vacation in this clip from Sunday's new Relatively......
18:52 2019-06-06

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state authorities to arrest a suspect carrying 5,000 fentany...
10:52 2019-07-01

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
13:52 2019-06-04

Hypertension Diet: Best Whole Grain Flours To Regulate Blood Pressure Hypertension Diet: People with high blood pressure are advised to switch from refined flours to whole grain flours. Here are the best whole grain flours!...
13:26 2019-06-12

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
05:13 2019-06-05

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
19:52 2019-06-04

Ricoh, Elixirgen Scientific form biomedical venture, meld bioprinting with cell differentiation As part of the deal, Ricoh has acquired a 34.5 percent stake in Elixirgen Scientific and plans to help launch a biomedical business in North America....
15:00 2019-06-19

Mom found guilty of killing baby with fentanyl in sippy cup A Pennsylvania mom who prosecutors argue gave her baby fentanyl in a sippy cup so she could return to smoking pot was found guilty in the child’s death. Jhenea Pratt, 23, showed no emotion when she was convicted Tuesday in Allegheny County Court of involuntary manslaughter and endangering the ...
04:26 2019-06-06

Police: 3 students had thousands of fentanyl pills on campus Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students have been arrested for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her....
23:26 2019-06-06

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for the commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a court t...
00:39 2019-05-24

Diabetes Diet: This Low-Carb Special Roti May Help Regulate Blood Sugar Bajra has low carbohydrates content and is a rich source of proteins and fibre. It has a low glycaemic index, which works wonders to manage diabetes....
02:26 2019-07-11

Canada needs to ‘hold China accountable’ for flow of fentanyl: Scheer Chinese labs are thought to be the source of much of the powdered form of the synthetic drug that has displaced less potent opioids in Canada's street-drug supply....
03:26 2019-06-01

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The responding deputies located the pills in a hidden...
03:52 2019-06-07

Ohio Doctor Is Charged With 25 Murders in Fentanyl Overdose Deaths The authorities accused the doctor of deliberately causing patients’ deaths by prescribing fatal doses of the powerful opioid fentanyl. He pleaded not guilty....
22:26 2019-06-05

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvington Road. After further investigation, the respondi...
02:00 2019-06-15

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration....
12:52 2019-06-04

Police: Worker finds suspected fentanyl in ice cream freezer SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Routine maintenance on a South Carolina convenience store’s ice cream freezer reportedly turned up a hidden stash of what authorities believe is the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. Authorities say a maintenance worker found aluminum foil pieces containing an “u...
19:13 2019-06-21

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her party....
21:13 2019-05-28

Scottish government urged to regulate grouse moors after golden eagles vanish Call to outlaw intensive grouse shooting after disappearance of two juvenile eaglesConservationists have urged the Scottish government to regulate grouse moors after two golden eagles disappeared within hours of each other on a shooting estate in Perthshire.The two juvenile eagles were fitted with s...
17:39 2019-07-01

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province....
01:01 2019-05-25

UPDATE 3-British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, removing a potential hurdle to the long-delayed project....
23:39 2019-05-24

Type-2 Diabetes: Drinking Kale Juice May Help Regulate High Blood Sugar If findings of a new study are to be believed, drinking kale juice may also help check blood sugar fluctuations in Type-2 diabetes. Type-2 diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to respond......
16:13 2019-07-02

Paris’ electric scooter experiment demonstrates dangers of failing to regulate tech If you want to see an example of how failing to properly regulate a new technology can be bad for companies,  users, and communities, look no further than Paris. Last year, the city allowed dockless electric scooters to beging operating in the city using a light-touch approach to regulation. The res...
22:26 2019-07-03

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
03:26 2019-06-29

Ohio dad whose daughter, 1, died of fentanyl overdose, pleads guilty: report An Ohio dad pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in connection to his 13-month-old daughter's death after she "consumed a toxic amount of fentanyl" in her father’s apartment, reports said....
10:00 2019-05-27

Pittsburgh mom found guilty after baby died by ingesting fentanyl from sippy cup PITTSBURGH (WPXI) – Jurors reached a verdict Tuesday in the trial for Jhenia Pratt, 23, who was charged with homicide after an 18-month-old baby died from ingesting fentanyl. Pratt was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children. She was not guilty on charg...
09:52 2019-06-06

Drug traffickers tied to El Chapo’s cartel smuggled fentanyl, heroin to the Bronx Nearly two dozen drug traffickers with ties to El Chapo’s Sinaloa cartel allegedly smuggled heroin and fentanyl from Mexico to the Bronx — drugs that ended up being sold on the streets in $10 packets, authorities said Wednesday. A 20-month multi-agency investigation recovered a more than...
23:00 2019-06-05

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18, were arrested by school resource officers at San...
03:52 2019-06-07

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
17:13 2019-05-21

Drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and coke at Manhattan fast food spots Want some oxy with those fries? A Manhattan drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in broad daylight at popular fast food spots — like McDonald’s, Chipotle and Au Bon Pain — while women with small children and babies stood just feet away, authorities said Tuesday. Anthony Morales’ favorite...
01:26 2019-06-19

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
16:01 2019-05-29

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This limited-time promotion offers plans that start as low...
20:52 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 Democratic race to take on Donald Trump.The former ...
10:26 2019-06-09

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
19:39 2019-06-27

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-16

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

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

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
13:39 2019-05-25

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
01:13 2019-07-02

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, where he’s mayor. He spoke Sunday at a sometimes contentious ...
23:13 2019-06-23

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further to the left....
16:13 2019-05-27

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
16:13 2019-07-02

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
22:13 2019-06-18

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled, a judge has ruled. The ruling Wednesday means Apolinar Alt...
22:26 2019-07-06

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to leave Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
14:39 2019-06-03

Univision Owners Seek Exit After Tumultuous Run Univision is exploring a possible sale, a move that would put an end to 12 years of private-equity ownership marked by an erosion of the Spanish-language broadcaster’s ratings dominance....
06:52 2019-07-05

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
02:13 2019-06-07

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
16:39 2019-05-31

Minneapolis officer’s attorneys seek no prison for shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that’s not granted, they’re seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Mohamed Noo...
18:13 2019-05-31

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist rally two years ago in Virginia. But lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr. will argue the 22-year-old ma...
12:00 2019-06-28

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

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
18:52 2019-06-28

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
11:26 2019-06-07

China's big three airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
13:39 2019-05-22

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:13 2019-07-11

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than send him to prison. A jury convicted Mohamed Noor in April of third-degree murder and second-degree ...
00:39 2019-06-07

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

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
10:26 2019-05-22

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home. Buchanan, 41, is not alone. A large majority of Americans make important decisions without calling on religious...
02:13 2019-07-09

| Banyana seek redemption in World Cup after woeful build-up Banyana Banyana make their Women's World Cup debut against Spain in the French port city of Le Havre having failed to win in 10 matches since qualifying....
15:01 2019-06-07

Police seek help after Marshall County man found dead GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are seeking the public’s help after a Marshall County man was found dead Saturday in far western Kentucky. Authorities said 46-year-old Brian Butler of Benton was found dead after 8 p.m. along a roadway in Gilbertsville. Officials said ...
18:00 2019-06-30

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

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaughter in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. He sho...
07:26 2019-06-07

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday....
22:13 2019-07-14

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
18:39 2019-05-31

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
17:39 2019-05-22

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
18:26 2019-06-11

EU Commission appointee von der Leyen to seek parliament approval German Ursula von der Leyen, appointed by European Union leaders as the next head of the bloc's executive, will attend later on Wednesday a session of the European Parliament, the approval of which she needs to take on the job....
11:39 2019-07-03

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monday....
10:52 2019-06-03

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
05:13 2019-06-17

Sweden won’t seek Assange’s detention, court rules COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden, shouldn’t be detained in absentia. Monday’s ruling by the Uppsala District Court doesn’t mean a preliminary investigation in Swe...
16:52 2019-06-03

Chinese airlines seek Boeing compensation over 737 MAX grounding China's three biggest airlines have asked U.S. planemaker Boeing Co to compensate them for losses caused by the grounding and delayed deliveries of 737 MAX jets, just as regulators gather to discuss design changes for the troubled aircraft....
09:52 2019-05-22

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 million due to the grounding of the 737 MAX 8....
23:52 2019-05-24

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
00:13 2019-06-04

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sabeco hone their product offerings and build up marketing muscle....
02:01 2019-06-05

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the WikiLeaks founder....
10:00 2019-06-04

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
02:52 2019-05-22

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
05:00 2019-06-17

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping out the window, cops said Saturday. Michael Hosang, 53, allegedly violated the 29-year-old victim m...
07:39 2019-06-02

Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari company is a major shareholder, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters....
10:13 2019-06-07

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner - CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
12:52 2019-05-31

Serena may seek grasscourt wildcard ahead of Wimbledon Serena Williams said she felt "pretty far away" from her optimal level after suffering a surprise third round defeat at the French Open to Sofia Kenin and suggested she might seek a wildcard entry into a grasscourt tournament in preparation for Wimbledon....
22:26 2019-06-01

The Latest: Southwest pilots’ union to seek compensation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House aviation subcommittee hearing on the Boeing 737 Max (all times local): 9:25 a.m. The head of the pilots’ union at Southwest Airlines says that his group will seek compensation from Boeing for lost flying assignments and the costs of complying with a Ju...
17:00 2019-06-19

Climbers seek new routes to keep the thrill of Everest alive It was a scene no one could quite believe -- atop Everest, once considered the most remote place on earth, lines of climbers snaked over the ridgeline above the mountain's highest camp at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), waiting for their turn to summit....
03:26 2019-07-07

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
18:13 2019-06-19

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed....
13:00 2019-07-08

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state made him not criminally responsible. Jarrod Ramos’ attorneys made the requ...
23:13 2019-06-10

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Polls have opened for the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, with a centrist party led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis expected to w...
15:26 2019-05-24

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss how to update the country's immigration system and......
14:00 2019-07-04

Bruce Arena and New England Revolution seek a fresh start in each other Arena, after the greatest failure of a hugely successful coaching career, takes on the challenge of reviving a franchise that has been left behind in modern MLS....
21:00 2019-05-24

Xi, Modi, Putin seek to strengthen multilateral world order The meeting between Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit reinforces the multilateral nature of the world today, say experts....
22:39 2019-07-01

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
17:13 2019-07-10

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
22:13 2019-05-21

US Doesn't Seek War With Iran, But Won't Back Down: Vice President Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with Iran over its nuclear program....
01:13 2019-07-09

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran’s nuclear program....
21:52 2019-07-02

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
00:26 2019-05-25

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting harassment to seek amnesty JAKARTA – An Indonesian woman sentenced to prison for reporting her employer for sexual harassment said on Monday she will ask President Joko Widodo for an amnesty. The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a c...
02:13 2019-07-09

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border spending fight.The Democratic caucus’ most prominent liberals, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Pramila Ja...
01:52 2019-07-10

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
23:52 2019-05-22

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
04:13 2019-05-27

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
23:26 2019-07-15

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill....
09:00 2019-06-17

Joe Biden to seek greater involvement in global alliances as president Former Vice President Joe Biden called for greater U.S. involvement in global alliances Thursday in a New York City speech criticizing President Donald Trump's "America First" approach to foreign policy....
04:00 2019-07-12

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
10:39 2019-06-04

E3 2019: Seek out these off-the-wall video games for experiences beyond the norm From the hundreds of video games displayed at the recent E3 expo, here's four upcoming releases that offer offbeat, quirky adventures.       ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Pakistan police seek to unravel networks trafficking women With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their daughters to Chinese men for cash, and they say evidence is growing that many of the women and girls are sold into prostitution once in China....
09:26 2019-06-17

Police seek smart doorbell networks to solve crimes Police departments across the U.S. are asking residents to register their security cameras so they can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
02:26 2019-06-18

Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven’t recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that left four people wounded and sent thousands fleeing...
18:26 2019-06-18

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer....
21:26 2019-06-18

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis grew....
16:39 2019-06-02

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Clevel...
05:52 2019-06-16

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week's European Council meeting....
20:13 2019-06-14

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says there exist no documents or records to show that Poland ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany...
15:26 2019-05-21

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
22:26 2019-06-06

U.S. Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
20:52 2019-06-06

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
19:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Detroit police seek person of interest in deaths DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 5:53 p.m. Detroit’s police chief has identified a person of interest in the possible serial killings of three women on the city’s east side. Chief James Craig said Friday that investigators are seeking a ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
14:52 2019-06-06

Italy's Di Maio says Rome will seek dialogue with EU but hold its stance Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would seek "a dialogue" with the European Union over its next budget while sticking to its goals of improving workers' pay and cutting taxes....
12:00 2019-06-11

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
15:39 2019-06-11

Couple accused of defrauding military seek separate trials NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Separate trials are being sought by a Tennessee couple accused of defrauding the U.S. military out of $65 million in a scheme involving prescriptions for pain and scar cream. The Tennessean reports a recently filed court motion says Jimmy Collins and Ashley Collins each plan ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
23:39 2019-06-13

Southwest pilots to seek Boeing compensation for subpoena expenses Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) plans to seek compensation from Boeing Co for "every dollar" of money spent cooperating with the U.S. Justice Department's criminal probe into two 737 MAX crashes, its president said in a letter to pilots....
17:13 2019-06-19

Sanders, Harris seek Hispanic votes at California forum PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are dueling over Hispanic votes in California. The two prominent Democratic presidential candidates are scheduled to appear Friday at a forum organized by immigrant rights activists in Pasadena. There will be tough competition to win over Lati...
21:00 2019-05-31

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says in a letter to the head of Oklahoma...
19:52 2019-06-27

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
18:52 2019-06-27

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
18:52 2019-06-28

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime minister to prioritise a trade-oriented Brexit deal, claiming that delays caused by a no-deal Brexit could cost the manufacturing sector £50,000 a minute...
11:26 2019-06-28

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has said he will seek an apology from Rugby Australia and an admission that the code erred in terminating his contract over a social media post.On Friday mor...
20:26 2019-06-27

In Paris, Tommy Paul of US will seek Slam success like pals When Tommy Paul heads to Paris for his first main-draw appearance at the French Open, he'll be hoping to turn in the kind of performance his pals and countrymen Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka produced at the Australian Open        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licenses was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-20

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles resigned and SPD members, appalled by the party's plunging popularity, called for ditching their scrappy coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
18:00 2019-06-03

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-06-20

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
23:26 2019-06-06

Land & Buildings may seek board seats at Taubman Centers in 2020 Activist investment firm Land & Buildings on Tuesday warned that it may seek board seats at shopping mall operator Taubman Centers Inc next year unless performance improves....
17:39 2019-06-11

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit over his business properties....
20:39 2019-05-29

JCPOA reeling, Iran’s youths seek sustainable economic path Economic frustration is spreading in Iran as tensions with the United States increase. Many well-educated young Iranians are contemplating life abroad. Is the US's "campaign of maximum pressure" working?...
00:13 2019-06-22

England seek response to Netherlands nightmare with reminder of progress made "The final of the Nations League will take centre stage on Sunday, but not even the most ardent England fan will admit to being enthused by the starter course involving Gareth Southgate\u0027s exhausted group and Switzerland."...
18:13 2019-06-08

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
01:52 2019-06-06

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
18:13 2019-05-29

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if they lose July votes Spain's Socialists will give up trying to install their leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister if he fails to win two investiture votes this month, a party spokesman said on Tuesday, raising the prospect of another parliamentary election....
17:39 2019-07-09

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

Cops Seek Consent To Probe Sons Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Cow Vigilantes The Rajasthan police has sought permission from an Alwar court to investigate further the case against the two sons of Pehlu Khan, who was beaten to death by cow vigilantes two years ago for allegedly......
15:13 2019-07-09

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared to over 80 percent of women with at least a college degree....
18:26 2019-06-28

Eric Swalwell ends U.S. presidential bid, will seek reelection for Congressional seat Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid....
01:13 2019-07-09

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
21:52 2019-05-22

German Greens hit poll high, seek kingmaker role in Bremen Germany's opposition Greens hit record highs in two opinion polls on Thursday, topping one to confirm growing disillusionment with the fragile ruling coalition as they angle for a central role in the government of a northern state....
20:00 2019-06-06

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially keep law enforcement at arm’s length. As the...
23:39 2019-06-13

Von der Leyen, nominee to head EU executive, rushes to seek parliament backing EU member governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula Von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation that she will need in two weeks' time....
11:39 2019-07-03

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 74 kilometres in New Mexico and another covering 8 kilometres in Yuma, Arizona....
23:00 2019-05-25

Trump, Trudeau seek collaboration on 'critical minerals': White House U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered officials on Thursday to develop a plan for U.S.-Canada collaboration on "critical minerals," the White House said in a statement about a meeting between the two leaders....
00:00 2019-06-21

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said....
03:00 2019-06-22

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
04:00 2019-06-22

JPMorgan's deposit growth slowing as customers seek higher yield Deposit growth at JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, is slowing as customers withdraw some of their money and stash it with competing banks that pay higher interest rates, a bank executive said Thursday....
22:26 2019-05-30

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
04:39 2019-05-28

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
14:13 2019-06-04

Prosecutors seek sale of two New York condos linked to Malaysian fugitive U.S. prosecutors are seeking to sell two luxury condominiums in New York City linked to fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, court documents showed, the latest effort to recover money allegedly stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB....
14:13 2019-05-30

Jodie Taylor earns plaudits as England seek World Cup momentum Manager Phil Neville admits he needs to work on improving service to his striker, who was top scorer at Euro 2017Jodie Taylor’s first goal in an England shirt for 14 months served as a reminder of the adage about form being temporary but class permanent. It was the Seattle Reign striker’s second goa...
01:00 2019-06-16

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
18:52 2019-06-04

Budget 2019: Aluminium Producers Seek Import Duty Hike The role of aluminium in energy security, infrastructure, defense, aerospace, automobile, electricity, packaging and consumer products makes it a sector of strategic importance, according to the......
09:13 2019-06-17

Fishermen Claim Heavy Losses Due To Cyclone Vayu, Seek Government Help Fishermen claimed to have incurred significant losses and damage to their boats in the wake of gusty winds generated in the region due to Cyclone Vayu....
19:52 2019-06-14

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
01:52 2019-06-05

Turkey, China seek to expand economic ties despite political differences Turkey and China have expanded ties, but their relationship is marked by continued distrust and competition. The two sides are expanding economic cooperation but fundamental political differences remain....
15:00 2019-07-01

Opposition Leaders Seek Probe Into Alleged Leak Of Maharashtra Budget Opposition lawmakers today staged a protest over the alleged "leak" of Maharashtra budget provisions on Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's Twitter handle before presentation in the Assembly, and......
13:39 2019-06-19

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
11:39 2019-07-13

Australia "Pumped" As Steve Smith And David Warner Seek Redemption Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets on home turf to be crowned champions in 2015 and extend their record as the tournament's most successful team....
19:26 2019-05-21

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

Democrats seek closed-door testimony from Mueller deputies – live Robert Mueller to testify publicly before Congress next week but DoJ reportedly advises senior former prosecutors not to testifySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.33pm BST Trump is tweeting this morning about the Iran nuclear deal in response to news that the country moved to i...
16:39 2019-07-10

French prosecutors seek suspended prison sentence for Saudi princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating of a workman in her luxury flat in Paris....
03:39 2019-07-10

US To Seek Rollback Of Indian Tariffs As Officials Meet Today: Report United States will seek rollback of tariffs imposed by India on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet today, a senior government source told news agency Reuters....
09:13 2019-07-12

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
15:52 2019-05-21

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the country’s culture ministry has said.Negotiations ha...
12:52 2019-07-13

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
18:39 2019-05-21

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
23:00 2019-07-09

Trump drops citizenship question in census, will seek data by other means U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department....
14:39 2019-07-12

Bihar Councillors Seek Holiday On Guru Purnima, Get 2 Extra Hours Instead Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has rejected the demand of several members of the Bihar Legislative Council, especially those from the ruling Janata Dal United (JDU), for a government holiday on the......
15:13 2019-07-11

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
05:52 2019-06-05

New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York state have passed legislation that would eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana. The legislation would replace low-level criminal charges with civil tickets similar to a parking ticket. It would also create a process for expu...
13:00 2019-06-21

Hungary, South Korea seek thorough probe into fatal Budapest boat accident Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in Budapest that killed at least seven South Korean tourists this week....
13:26 2019-05-31

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
14:39 2019-06-21

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
02:39 2019-06-20

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
06:39 2019-06-12

Trump drops executive action on U.S. Census, will seek citizenship survey by other means U.S. President Donald Trump was expected to back down on Thursday on plans to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, but order the government do the survey by other means, a government official told Reuters....
22:13 2019-07-11

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
16:52 2019-06-05

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their own countries. “Asylum laws are what they are. It’s...
22:39 2019-07-11

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
12:39 2019-06-17

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
09:00 2019-06-13

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

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protesters seek to educate mainland Chinese visitors about their struggle Visitors from China accustomed to high end hotels and luxury stores were handed Hong Kong newspapers detailing the upheaval in the city over the past weeks....
16:26 2019-07-07

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migrants remain exposed to clashes....
16:26 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Algeria to seek "good compromise" over Total's Anadarko deal - minister Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he would seek a "good compromise" when asked about his earlier comments that Algiers would block a plan by France's Total to buy Anadarko's Algerian assets....
16:39 2019-05-27

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our members of service due to suicide and this is somethin...
00:39 2019-06-08

Console makers seek to avoid 25% price bump driven by Trump’s trade war Enlarge / This could all be 25% more expensive if the Trump administration's latest Chinese tariff threats go through. With the long-running trade war between the United States and China continuing to escalate, the Trump administration is now threatening to institute a 25% tariff on an additional...
18:52 2019-06-27

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
06:00 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
18:52 2019-06-04

After a Police Shooting, Ethiopian Israelis Seek a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Reckoning The fatal shooting of a black teenager by the Israeli police has set off angry protests in a community that has faced a long history of discrimination....
05:26 2019-07-14

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

Algerian energy minister says will seek "good compromise" over Total's deal with Anadarko Algeria's energy minister said on Monday he will seek a "good compromise" when asked whether authorities will block France's Total to buy Anadarko's assets in the North African country....
16:39 2019-05-27

Iraq oil minister says OPEC members seek inventories control, market balance Iraq's oil minister said on Monday that his government and the rest of OPEC seek to control global oil inventories and restore balance to the oil market, according to a ministry statement....
13:26 2019-07-01

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbourne choirboys in the 1990s.Pell has been behind bar...
12:52 2019-05-27

Fearing stock market rout, investors seek shelter in dependable dividends Defensive equity strategies focused on high payouts and steady earnings have gained in popularity this year as investors flock to safety, worried the biggest stock market rally in decades is about to come crashing down....
08:26 2019-07-01

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
21:13 2019-05-27

War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentarian from Satna Lok Sabha seat, has spoken in a......
22:13 2019-06-03

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and legislative compensation committee empaneled by G...
03:13 2019-06-08

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
06:13 2019-05-31

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-settle-wildfire-claims?srnd=deals on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-06

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
15:00 2019-07-01

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target those that loom large. Unsurprisingly, this has mean...
18:26 2019-06-18

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:39 2019-05-21

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
23:39 2019-07-13

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
17:26 2019-07-06

Plaintiffs seek to block Justice Department from changing lawyers in census citizenship case Those challenging the inclusion of the question said in a filing Monday that the Trump administration has not given “satisfactory reasons” for the move....
12:00 2019-07-09

City simulator wins venture capital backing as investors seek driverless car exposure Venture capital investors backed Immense Simulations, a British software company which creates interactive replicas of cities, on Tuesday in the latest sign of money pouring into firms that stand to gain from driverless vehicles becoming more mainstream....
17:26 2019-05-21

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty....
14:01 2019-06-05

Black Woman Gets a Racist Surprise with Her Drive-Thru Order: ‘I Seek Justice for This Hate Crime’ After ordering your food in the drive-thru, it’s only natural to check your receipt in order to asses the damage to your bank account. I mean, did you really need those carne asada fries?...
21:52 2019-06-14

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to finance the liasons were not criminal because he was"mixing business with pleasure."...
00:13 2019-06-30

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

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan....
11:26 2019-06-20

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
23:13 2019-05-31

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline through the Great Lakes they say represents a major en...
08:13 2019-06-20

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
06:26 2019-07-10

Cooks, crooks and videotape: Europe's new lawmakers From a TV chef and stand-up comic to a man in jail and a former prime minister famed for raunchy mansion parties, the new European Parliament features no shortage of less than run-of-the-mill lobby fodder....
19:39 2019-05-28

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
09:00 2019-07-11

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold narrow majorities in the House and Senate. Budget bil...
18:13 2019-05-28

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time for lawmakers to question him, sources told Reuters on Friday....
19:39 2019-07-12

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany’s legislative session Friday. The new director, ...
03:52 2019-06-22

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
16:52 2019-07-10

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conserva...
01:39 2019-05-30

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
22:52 2019-05-21

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
04:00 2019-07-02

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
12:26 2019-07-12

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
21:52 2019-06-23

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
09:13 2019-07-12

"We Have 52 Lawmakers, Will Fight BJP Everyday," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
10:26 2019-06-01

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
11:39 2019-06-02

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
16:13 2019-05-24

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry their baby to term through in-vitro fertilization. I...
00:26 2019-05-30

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in aviation safety. He is scheduled to testify about t...
06:26 2019-06-19

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to ge...
17:52 2019-05-21

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
02:26 2019-06-11

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
14:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-settle-wildfire-claims?srnd=deals on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-06

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-06-06

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
10:26 2019-06-05

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
03:26 2019-07-13

UK’s May finds Trump tweets about lawmakers ‘unacceptable’ A spokesman says British Prime Minister Theresa May thinks President Donald Trump used “completely unacceptable” language in his tweets about four Democratic congresswomen...
18:39 2019-07-15

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred three years ago by a supporter of the Islamic State....
20:39 2019-06-10

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
22:52 2019-07-09

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next month on a bill implementing Britain’s departu...
11:52 2019-05-22

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
20:01 2019-05-23

Cuba Gooding Jr.'s lawyers seek dismissal of groping case; judge declines immediate ruling Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared in court where a judge declined to immediately decide whether to toss a charge he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar.        ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Portland police seek others taking part in violent Antifa assaults, as more details of attacks revealed Authorities in Oregon released additional photos on Tuesday of people believed to have been involved in violent Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as new details of some of the assaults have been revealed....
01:00 2019-07-04

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the collective benefit of all”....
21:00 2019-05-21

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
17:00 2019-07-08

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Alabama, led lawmakers in song Wednesday. The lead si...
00:39 2019-05-23

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
20:13 2019-07-11

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
19:52 2019-05-25

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal justice system. It has not worked for a couple of t...
00:26 2019-06-11

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
05:13 2019-06-06

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, President Michel Aoun said on Twitter on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-10

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legislators. “I think it was a confused ruling. And I do...
03:13 2019-06-11

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur......
11:39 2019-07-03

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
10:39 2019-06-21

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
04:39 2019-05-25

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
12:26 2019-05-22

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is too stringent. Under the proposed standard, an alleg...
06:52 2019-05-25

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
04:39 2019-07-03

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
12:39 2019-05-31

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
23:00 2019-05-31

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
23:52 2019-05-22

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
05:26 2019-07-02

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
01:26 2019-05-30

UK lawmakers ask authorities to investigate bank forgery allegations British lawmakers on Tuesday asked financial and legal authorities to investigate allegations that banks have forged signatures on legal documents for home repossession and other matters....
12:39 2019-07-09

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
23:26 2019-07-10

Mom of baby who died in ICE camp brings lawmakers to tears WASHINGTON – A Guatemalan mother whose baby girl died after being in a US immigration detention facility told lawmakers Wednesday the US is locking up children in cages as if “they were animals.” “I’m here today because I don’t want any more little angels to suffer the way Mariee did and...
04:13 2019-07-11

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:13 2019-05-21

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
18:13 2019-05-28

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:00 2019-07-11

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
13:52 2019-06-07

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
18:52 2019-06-28

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian lawmakers have voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear before them the next time either visits Canada. The decision comes after Zuckerberg and Sandberg failed to appear before the internation...
22:52 2019-05-28

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament, trade minister Liam Fox will say on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-05-21

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
20:52 2019-05-21

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Professional Responsibility Mat...
03:39 2019-07-02

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

Austrian lawmakers vote Kurz's government out of office Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days after it became a caretaker administration in the wake of a video sting scandal....
16:26 2019-05-27

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
22:52 2019-05-22

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
06:26 2019-06-24

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​When​ @realDonaldTrump​ ​tells four American Congresswomen to go back to their countries, he reaffirms...
20:26 2019-07-14

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
19:52 2019-07-09

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

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
16:13 2019-05-24

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearing Friday after the 39-second clip emerged this mon...
10:26 2019-05-24

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
19:39 2019-06-12

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges...
14:26 2019-05-24

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
10:00 2019-07-13

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
18:52 2019-07-07

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
23:00 2019-07-04

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season in state history. State law requires lawmakers to...
08:26 2019-06-13

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
18:13 2019-06-13

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
01:13 2019-05-24

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

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
22:13 2019-05-26

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
14:00 2019-07-10

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
01:00 2019-07-07

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
01:26 2019-06-13

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jersey-born hoops stars were invited by Assembly Major...
00:13 2019-06-05

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
10:26 2019-06-01

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
06:26 2019-05-23

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

Swedish court rules that it won’t seek detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish court rules that it won’t seek detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case. The post Swedish court rules that it won’t seek detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-03

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
15:00 2019-07-09

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are on...
07:00 2019-06-16

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
00:00 2019-06-08

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
23:26 2019-07-15

Arunachal Lawmakers Want Wife Of Killed Colleague To Be Elected Unopposed Cutting across party lines, members of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday said Chakat Aboh, wife of assembly lawmaker Tirongn Aboh who was killed by militants last month, should get elected......
08:00 2019-06-05

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police to seek protection from senior Congress......
09:52 2019-07-15

Uddhav Thackeray, 18 Sena Lawmakers To Visit Ayodhya Today Ahead of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's visit on Sunday to offer prayers at the makeshift Ram Lalla temple, his party leader Sanjay Raut said the Ram temple will be constructed under the......
04:00 2019-06-16

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13 2019-05-30

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
04:00 2019-07-11

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
15:26 2019-05-21

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:00 2019-06-05

4 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Visit Siddhivinayak Temple In Mumbai Amid the political turmoil in Karnataka, four of the fourteen rebel lawmakers from the state who are camping in Mumbai, on Friday visited the famous Siddhivinayak temple in the maximum city and......
15:52 2019-07-12

BJP Buying Lawmakers With Notes Ban Cash, Alleges Digvijaya Singh Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday claimed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party had made so much money during demonetisation that it was now "buying" MLAs....
15:52 2019-07-12

Iran lawmakers chant 'Death to America' as U.S. called 'terrorist' Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with Washington following the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
10:13 2019-06-23

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years -U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
21:13 2019-06-07

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers......
07:26 2019-07-11

VP Pence agrees lawmakers to be notified of child migrant deaths U.S. Vice President Michael Pence, in a telephone conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, agreed on Thursday that lawmakers would be notified within 24 hours after the death of a child migrant held in custody at the U.S.-Mexico border, a source familiar with the conversation said....
23:52 2019-06-27

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Reuters......
21:00 2019-07-15

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers and asking them to join the BJP....
21:13 2019-06-07

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday. The bill, which was submitted to Gov. Kay Ivey over the weekend, will require sex offenders convicted of abusing a child under the age of 13 to take ...
06:39 2019-06-05

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that actively lobby against new laws....
18:52 2019-07-15

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of an income tax relief bill pushed by GOP leaders. The vote Wednesday in the House was 78-39, but Repub...
19:52 2019-05-29

Yogi Adityanath Hosts Lunch For Newly Elected BJP Lawmakers From UP Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday hosted a lunch for all newly elected MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state....
14:00 2019-05-29

Slovakia's new parties cry foul as lawmakers tighten financing rules Slovakia's parliament on Thursday rushed through draft legislation tightening campaign financing rules, a move seen by new parties as the ruling coalition's strike against rivals before next year's general elections....
19:13 2019-06-27

Top Court To Hear Plea Of 5 More Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Tomorrow The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their......
09:52 2019-07-15

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to question him....
16:52 2019-07-13

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended. The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting showed that pro-democracy members were planning to file a motion of no-confidence. They also were que...
06:26 2019-06-19

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
09:00 2019-06-19

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
22:26 2019-07-11

Lawmakers challenge Trump official on Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are grilling State Department officials over President Donald Trump’s move to sell arms to Saudi Arabia without congressional review. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel of New York decried the move as “a slap in the face” to Congress. T...
18:26 2019-06-12

Florida lawmakers demand migrant teen facility be shut down MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration shut down a Florida migrant teen facility and release hundreds of children to small shelters or relatives. South Florida U.S. representatives say their decision comes after a recent federal court filing by immigrant ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Lawmakers ask Tish James to investigate Cy Vance over Epstein case Five Manhattan lawmakers wrote to New York Attorney General Letitia James on Friday, urging her to probe Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s failed support eight years ago of more lenient sex offender monitoring for multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The inexplicable, kid-glove treatment has alr...
11:26 2019-07-13

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
20:26 2019-06-11

South Sudan lawmakers storm out of budget presentation in parliament South Sudan lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries of civil servants and soldiers, a Reuters witness said....
11:13 2019-06-20

Oregon governor sends police to get GOP lawmakers after they flee from vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon fled the Salem courthouse Thursday following a days of "fruitless" debate over a cap-and-trade bill, known colloquially as HB 2020....
00:00 2019-06-21

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
20:52 2019-06-20

New York lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a $1000 fine for claw trimming. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and state Senator Mike Gianaris (D-Queens) said the declawing poses serious ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the retaliatory strikes he scrapped. Rather, he focus...
04:00 2019-06-22

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
03:52 2019-06-19

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this fall. At the same time, a key Senate panel is poi...
23:52 2019-06-18

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the end of the legislative session on June 19. “I am totally prepared to make them stay, I’ve done it before and I will do it again,” Cuomo declared on WAM...
00:39 2019-06-08

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

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose residents to Chinese law....
19:00 2019-06-13

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
03:00 2019-06-10

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn for ...
11:13 2019-06-11

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
00:13 2019-06-04

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common disdain for the quarterback....
10:39 2019-06-06

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will: expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate aggres...
20:13 2019-06-17

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state after power provider PG&E Corp filed for bankruptcy in January expecting more ...
22:13 2019-07-11

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
09:52 2019-06-20

Oregon Republican lawmakers continue climate bill boycott SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate was again unable to conduct business because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Senate President Peter Courtney announced a lack of quorum Sunday. Republicans fled the Capitol last we...
23:13 2019-06-23

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security....
23:39 2019-06-18

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Lawmakers May Visit Ayodhya Soon Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and 18 newly elected parliamentarians from the party are likely to visit Ayodhya, which is in the news over the Ram temple dispute,before the monsoon session of the......
20:52 2019-06-05

Ohio Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Save Nuclear Plants but Vow to Keep Trying FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., the Ohio utility operating under federal bankruptcy protection, said it was optimistic state lawmakers would authorize aid to keep the state’s two nuclear plants running....
22:26 2019-07-07

Rebel Lawmakers Approach Top Court, Say Speaker Has "Abandoned Duty" Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared in court on behalf of the rebel legislators. The former Attorney-General asked that the matter be heard urgently but the court declined to do so. The matter will......
12:00 2019-07-10

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
01:52 2019-07-10

Will Give First-Time Woman Lawmakers Chance To Speak: Om Birla Speaker Om Birla today said he wants all first-time woman members of the Lok Sabha to have a chance to speak in the House during the ongoing session....
18:39 2019-07-03

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
00:13 2019-07-09

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow....
19:39 2019-05-21

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct knowledge of the discussion confirmed to CNN....
06:13 2019-05-23

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
17:13 2019-05-22

Trinamool's Women Lawmakers Trolled For "Western Clothes" In Parliament Newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled by a number of people on social media for their choice of clothes at the Parliament on Monday. However, the......
16:26 2019-05-28

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
07:00 2019-05-23