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Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run

Seven months after he was canned by President Trump, ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions remains mired in the commander in chief’s doghouse, and likely won’t get White House backing if he decides to run...

Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run

Source: nypost.com

Sessions hasn’t ruled out run for his old Senate seat from Alabama, Shelby says The state’s senior senator spoke out as Republicans braced for an expected announcement by Roy Moore that he is running again for the GOP nomination....
17:52 2019-06-19

Trump says appointing Sessions was his biggest mistake President Trump admitted in an interview aired Sunday that he views appointing Jeff Sessions as his attorney general was his “biggest mistake” as president and said if he had a do-over, he would have tapped someone else....
09:13 2019-06-24

Trump says biggest regret was appointing Jeff Sessions WASHINGTON – If President Trump could change one thing about his presidency, it would be appointing Jeff Sessions as his first attorney general. “If you would have one do-over as president, what would it be?” NBC’s Chuck Todd asked the president in an interview that aired Sunday on “Meet the P...
20:26 2019-06-23

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of President Donald Trump....
04:26 2019-07-12

Trump: naming Sessions U.S. attorney general was 'biggest mistake' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one "do-over," it would be "personnel" decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general....
22:39 2019-06-23

House panel to vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others with Trump connections The Judiciary Committee plans to vote on Thursday on the subpoenas, including one for documents related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
21:52 2019-07-09

Essen 2018: The best board games from the biggest board game con Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. This past weekend, tens of thousands of tabletop gaming fanatics made a pilgrimage to the German city of Essen for the annual Internationale Spieltage fair—...
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
00:39 2019-07-16

Reddit 'quarantines' its biggest pro-Trump message board Visitors to the subreddit The_Donald will see warning about its ‘encouragement of violence towards police and officials’Reddit has taken steps to “quarantine” the largest pro-Donald Trump community on its site, The_Donald, due to “repeated rule-breaking behavior” and, in recent days, “encouragement ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Practice sessions will count towards F1 superlicence points Formula 1 practice sessions will count towards a driver's bid to gain a superlicence from 2020, while W Series is to be formally added to the list of qualifying categories...
09:52 2019-06-15

Practice sessions will count towards F1 superlicense points Formula 1 practice sessions will count towards a driver's bid to gain a superlicence from 2020, while W Series is to be formally added to the list of qualifying categories...
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After Cain and Moore’s Fed prospects both ended in spectacular failure, Trump’s choices of Christopher Wa...
12:52 2019-07-10

Trump Suspends Tariffs on Board Games and Toys from China, for Now Anyway It looks like board games, toys, and video games won’t be seeing a monumental price hike anytime soon. President Donald Trump has announced that he’s suspended the planned $300 billion worth of additional tariffs against select imported goods from China—although, knowing Trump, this could easily be ...
19:52 2019-07-02

Hamilton on song in Monaco as he tops both practice sessions A quick hug from another sporting great and then it was back to business for Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
08:13 2019-05-24

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discuss answers he gave the panel's staff in a 2017 interview. (June 11)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Senate is taking up its annual defense bill next week — a must-pass Pentagon policy measure that will ...
02:00 2019-06-22

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was launched....
00:00 2019-06-21

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

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
18:52 2019-05-29

Trump taps 2 nominees for Fed Board amid interest rate fight President Trump on Tuesday said he intends to nominate Judy Shelton, a former economic adviser to his presidential campaign, and Christopher Waller, vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to the board of the Federal Reserve. Trump made the announcements in a pair of tweets Tuesday ...
01:52 2019-07-03

Christopher Waller, Judy Shelton Are Trump's Latest Picks for Fed Board President Trump said he planned to nominate a pair of economists to serve on the board of the Federal Reserve after two of his original choices withdrew themselves from consideration earlier this year....
01:13 2019-07-03

Cancelled Isle of Man TT practice sessions postpones race start Practice for the 2019 Isle of Man TT has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions for a fourth straight day, prompting a change in the race schedule...
03:52 2019-06-02

House Dems set to subpoena Kushner, Sessions and 10 other Mueller witnesses The House Judiciary Committee will vote on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 of former special counsel Robert Mueller's witnesses — including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his former deputy Rod Rosenstein, former national security advi...
18:13 2019-07-09

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate floor Thursday morning. (June 20)        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
02:13 2019-06-29

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
01:26 2019-05-30

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

GOP mutters, gently, as Trump sidesteps Senate for top aides WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are muttering about President Donald Trump’s anointment of Ken Cuccinelli and others as acting heads of major federal agencies. But their complaints are muffled, even though their job description includes confirming top administration aides. Their reluctan...
07:00 2019-06-17

England sauna sessions prepare team for heat of World Cup in Nice • England Women prepare for hot conditions against Scotland• Phil Neville says giving players bad news ‘worst part’ of jobPhil Neville has already moved on from England Women’s surprise 1-0 defeat by New Zealand in their final warm-up game, his attentions having turned to the “worst part” of his job...
20:00 2019-06-02

Trump Jr. testifies in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats think the president’s eldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton....
17:52 2019-06-12

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
02:00 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
19:52 2019-06-20

Trump Jr. on Capitol Hill for closed-door Senate interview Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, arrives to meet privately with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Washington, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct”...
16:52 2019-06-12

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

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

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effort to subject his son to yet another interview on Russia-related matters....
08:52 2019-06-12

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard She...
21:39 2019-06-09

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
21:39 2019-05-21

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes as the Utah Republican and former 2012 presidentia...
19:52 2019-06-04

Senate falls short in vote to restrain Trump on Iran The effort sought to require the president to seek congressional authorization before engaging militarily with Iran, except in cases of self-defense....
20:00 2019-06-28

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
23:13 2019-06-28

Trump warns of ‘devastating’ consequences if Roy Moore runs for Senate again President Trump ​on Wednesday urged Roy Moore not to run again for the US Senate in Alabama, because he believes the Republican would lose and jeopardize gains made by his administration. ​”Republicans cannot allow themselves to again lose the Senate seat in the Great State of Alabama. This ti...
16:01 2019-05-29

Trump warns Roy Moore 'cannot win,' says losing Senate seat again would be 'devastating' President Trump on Wednesday warned Roy Moore that he “cannot win” a Senate seat in Alabama, as Republicans ramp up efforts to persuade the controversial candidate not to launch another primary bid for the seat....
16:26 2019-05-29

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
22:26 2019-06-11

Alabama’s Roy Moore Set to Announce Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce Thursday whether he will make another run for U.S. Senate after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Three people with direct knowledge of Moore’s thinking say they expect him to jump int...
18:39 2019-06-20

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
22:26 2019-06-20

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be devastating” for his party and policies if Democrats retain the seat. Moore lost in the once-...
00:52 2019-05-30

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

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran....
22:00 2019-06-20

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of the contracts — and grouped them into three votes. ...
21:52 2019-06-20

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
13:00 2019-06-06

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what they see as human rights abuses by the two countrie...
03:13 2019-06-20

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of each one....
01:00 2019-06-06

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
04:13 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
19:52 2019-06-20

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

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

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

Senate confirms Trump judicial nominee to California-based 9th Circuit Daniel Bress, who clerked for the late Justice Antonin Scalia, is Trump’s seventh nominee to what is widely considered the country’s most liberal appeals court....
23:39 2019-07-09

Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat....
15:39 2019-05-29

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former pilot....
20:00 2019-07-10

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to Donald Trump’s alliance with the country...
23:39 2019-06-20

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to the sale...
22:00 2019-06-20

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
17:26 2019-07-06

As Roy Moore publicly mulls Senate bid, Donald Trump Jr. tells him to ‘ride off into the sunset’ The 2017 Republican Senate nominee, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct in the 1970s, has been inching closer to a rematch with Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.)....
02:39 2019-05-29

Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Intelligence Panel He Stands by Previous Statements Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation....
00:26 2019-06-13

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
17:52 2019-06-20

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the foreseeable future as "acting secretary" only, a move t...
00:00 2019-07-16

'Nothing to correct': Donald Trump Jr. returns to Senate panel to testify about Russia probe Donald Trump Jr. began testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he is expected to be asked about aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
18:52 2019-06-12

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
21:26 2019-06-20

Trump impeachment calls will find 'no appetite in the US Senate,' top GOP lawmaker says after Amash tweets Calls for President Trump's impeachment, including most recently from a Republican congressman, will find "no appetite in the United States Senate," according to Senate Republican Conference chairman John Barrasso....
00:26 2019-05-22

Kamala Harris tells Colbert that Senate panel will push on with Trump probe During Sen. Kamala Harris’ appearance on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said the Senate Intelligence Committee will not stop its investigation into President Trump despite what Harris described as Trump's threats to “hold America’s infrastructure hostag...
15:13 2019-05-23

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President......
21:39 2019-06-20

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
21:13 2019-06-01

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. The bill passed on a bipartisan 305-to-102 vote that capped a Washington skirmish in which die-hard House liberals came out ...
02:13 2019-06-28

Trump to Accused Child Molester Roy Moore: Please Don’t Risk My Legacy by Running for the US Senate in 2020 Donald Trump still has love for accused child molester and possible new-old candidate for a U.S. Senate seat representing Alabama Roy Moore, but he’s warning Moore away from the ballot in 2020....
02:13 2019-05-30

Senate Blocks Trump Administration’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The Senate blocked the sale of billions of dollars of munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in a sharp and bipartisan rebuke of the Trump administration’s attempt to circumvent Congress....
19:39 2019-06-20

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fighting account....
19:39 2019-05-23

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary just one day before Esper's scheduled confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill....
04:39 2019-07-16

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
12:26 2019-06-20

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

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added to the package....
23:39 2019-05-23

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Pelosi tells Kimmel 'I'm done with' Trump, says GOP Senate would block impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told TV host Jimmy Kimmel that impeachment wouldn't lead to an ouster because Senate Republicans are in Trump's "pocket."        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Bulletin Board Graduation guidance, e-learning around the globe, a scholarship program for refugees — and more. A collection of views and news from a special report on Learning....
10:39 2019-06-07

The Best Board Game Ever, Now Cheaper Than Ever I realize that you’re not used to paying $93 for a board game, but you should make an exception for Gloomhaven. It’s Board Game Geek’s #1 board game ever, and is “astoundingly good” according to Ars Technica. Hell, it weighs 20 pounds! It was also a finalist in our recent board game Co-Op on The Inv...
19:52 2019-05-23

Company Of Heroes Is Now A Board Game Relic’s classic Company of Heroes is, on the PC at least, the perfect RTS. It’s now trying to do something similar on a tabletop, with the impending release of a board game version of the game....
04:26 2019-06-05

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
02:52 2019-06-17

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest on board.Greenpeace activists say they scaled the 27,000-tonne rig –...
00:13 2019-06-10

The new Raspberry Pi 4 board has a serious USB-C charging issue you should know about The Raspberry Pi 4 board was launched only a few weeks ago, featuring up to 4GB of RAM, support for 4K displays and USB-C connectivity. But buyers only needed a few weeks to discover their brand new mini-computers pack a serious USB-C issue that could render them useless, at least until you figure o...
20:13 2019-07-10

The futuristic train that's complete with an on-board gym We check out the concept train, designed Germany's state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, that could give a glimpse into the future of the daily commute....
13:52 2019-07-01

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic backgrounds. Charry Stover is a Tucson-based math a...
10:00 2019-05-26

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, with 82 missing....
19:39 2019-07-04

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vaguest sizzle reel ever. But that might not be the only...
23:52 2019-07-09

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system. Here are my experiences so far....
14:00 2019-07-12

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Buster Keaton approached the Life magazine film critic Robert E Sherwood, to write a script set on an under-construction New York skyscraper. In it, Keat...
21:00 2019-06-07

BJP Parliamentary Board To Meet In Delhi Today The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet today, sources said. The meeting will take place at 6 pm today at the party headquarters in the national capital....
13:13 2019-06-17

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
13:26 2019-05-28

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
19:39 2019-07-12

| SABC COO's fate expected to be one of board's first decisions South African Broadcasting Corporation spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu told Fin24 that it is expected that chief operating officer Chris Maroleng’s fate will be one of the first things that the board will have to decide....
14:33 2019-05-21

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
19:26 2019-06-27

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
16:13 2019-06-10

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for Conservative voices on Facebook‘s board rejected w...
09:00 2019-05-31

Advisory board: Don’t name officers involved in shootings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A public advisory board in Wichita, Kansas, is now recommending that officers involved in shootings should not be named, citing worries about possible death threats to the families of the officers. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Citizen Review Board has chang...
15:00 2019-05-29

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
18:26 2019-05-28

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prada, Gucci and Saint Laurent all gave the leather dr...
21:00 2019-06-14

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil wells in the North Sea.Two protesters climbed on to the 27,000-tonne platform as it was being towed ou...
11:00 2019-06-10

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none has gone to the Yankees due to Hal Steinbrenner a...
07:13 2019-06-07

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurry up, fellow kids sniggering behind your back. God...
22:39 2019-07-03

Eight great board games we played at PAX Unplugged Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. PAX Unplugged, the tabletop board gaming conference that emerged from the PAX video game conference empire, took place in Philadelphia last week. It was big...
15:39 2019-05-21

Roy Moore will run for Senate again Roy Moore, the controversial Republican judge who lost a 2017 Senate race in deep-red Alabama, is running again to unseat Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in 2020."I will run for the United States Senate in 2020," Moore said at an event in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday.Republicans fear Moore's candidacy c...
22:00 2019-06-20

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
16:39 2019-05-27

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
19:00 2019-07-05

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practice match against Pakistan....
20:00 2019-06-10

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 about five months ago, according to THE CIT...
21:39 2019-05-23

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
20:26 2019-06-13

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man’s life ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn’t cause the death for which he was condemned. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. He and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder in...
20:26 2019-06-17

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:26 2019-06-21

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-07-12

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn't cause the death for which he was condemned....
21:00 2019-06-17

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the candidate Tuesday due to on-going personnel negotiatio...
14:26 2019-06-18

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
22:13 2019-07-13

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
00:13 2019-06-22

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
00:26 2019-06-28

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
23:39 2019-06-12

Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game If you never spent a Friday night scouring the racks at Blockbuster for movies and snacks, you clicked on the wrong article. ‘90s kids (and ‘80s babies) knew exactly how much fun could be had by trolling around Blockbuster for an hour or two every weekend. Sadly, we have to settle for Netflix, Hulu,...
03:00 2019-06-04

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockp...
15:00 2019-06-15

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des Jahres" trophy, were announced this week and featur...
15:26 2019-05-25

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO’s second-term prospects in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg....
21:52 2019-05-21

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapchat, was booted after only two months. His removal...
01:13 2019-06-09

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Cuomo finally vowed on Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have straphangers at their wits’ end, Cuomo said the “ongoing revelation...
06:00 2019-06-10

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing the first African American woman on its national governing board. Wilhelmena Rhodes Kelly is from the New York City borough of Queens. Kelly and others i...
18:52 2019-06-29

U.S. requests U.N. nuclear watchdog's board meet on Iran The United States has requested a special meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard, and today we're answering (again) by reprising o...
15:39 2019-05-21

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
17:26 2019-05-31

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
14:39 2019-06-13

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the board....
20:13 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The Castles of Burgundy has long been one of my favorite strategy board games, a 90-120 minute ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing....
19:13 2019-05-31

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began well enough, with enthusiastic people enjoying each ot...
15:39 2019-05-21

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun? Last summer, the board game Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg w...
15:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’s second-largest school district has moved to end random student searches at secondary schools. The board of the Los Angeles Unified School District vo...
06:26 2019-06-19

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant is shutting......
04:13 2019-07-15

Georgia parole board considers clemency for condemned man ATLANTA (AP) — The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. Wilson and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death i...
17:00 2019-06-19

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but th...
19:26 2019-06-27

Indian plane wreckage found; fate of 13 on board not known The Indian air force says it has spotted the wreckage of its AN-32 transport plane nine days after it went missing near the border with China, but the fate of 13 people on board is still not known....
13:26 2019-06-11

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, using more technology in the classroom. Superintend...
04:39 2019-06-21

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:52 2019-05-31

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Abstract, family-style board games are all the rage...
15:39 2019-05-21

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti, former ATP executive Weller Evans finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on ATP board        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

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

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
00:39 2019-06-12

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
00:00 2019-06-18

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
17:39 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
04:26 2019-06-06

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined Co-Founder of FC Tucson Demitri Downing in sandboar...
13:39 2019-05-22

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special meeting Tuesday night to terminate Carter-Riverside...
06:26 2019-06-05

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Parole board releases notorious nursery school pedophile A former nursery worker known as Britain’s worst female pedophile was recently granted parole because she wasn’t considered a “significant risk” to children, according to a new report. Vanessa George, 49, of Plymouth, Devon, who was the special needs coordinator at the Little Teds nursery in Plymout...
22:39 2019-07-11

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
22:52 2019-05-24

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
03:00 2019-05-25

Cuomo wants to bend rules for MTA board pick Robert Mujica Because Mujica lives in Columbia County near Albany, he is ineligible to serve on the MTA board under a statue stating that member must reside in the 12-county downstate region that the authority serves....
06:13 2019-06-17

From student message board to open-source CMS: a Q&A with the creator of Drupal Drupal has completely changed the way large organisations think about and build their digital estate.The open source content management system (CMS), which was founded in the year 2000, is now used by some of the world’s biggest brands like Warner Music, Virgin Sport, Princess Cruises and Wil...
17:13 2019-06-03

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA board members must reside in one of the 12 counties se...
04:13 2019-06-18

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board of directors Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer's board of directors, the company announced Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-27

BMW board to decide on future of CEO Krueger at July meeting, report says A German newspaper reported that if BMW CEO Harald Krueger doesn't get a contract extension, there are two internal frontrunners for the top job, but there has been no formal decision....
20:26 2019-06-27

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive officer and board chairman at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:26 2019-05-29

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its members....
09:13 2019-06-22

State Board Of Elections Certifies Primary Election Results FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– After fixing nearly 50 errors, the state board of elections officially certified the results of last month’s primary Friday. “This is standard procedure that happens in elections. The election’s been certified. It takes a number of people to run a suc...
23:01 2019-06-07

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets: sources Renault directors were preparing to review Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) $35 billion merger offer on Tuesday, after the Italian-American carmaker resolved differences with the French government overnight, three sources said....
14:26 2019-06-04

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
10:01 2019-05-27

Milkman's Daughter Tops Rajasthan's Class 10 Board Exams Rajasthan Exam Results 2019: Sheela Jat, a milkman's daughter from Rajasthan capital Jaipur, topped the state board's Class 10 exams by securing 595 marks out of 600 or 99.17 per cent, as per the......
02:52 2019-06-04

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
04:13 2019-07-10

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The discrepancies won’t change any outcomes of last month’s primary election. ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Pima County Board of Supervisors to vote on eco-resort for cyclists TUCSON – Southern Arizona is a popular destination for cyclists and one local couple has a plan to bring more cyclists in. It is called Bike Ranch and it would be a resort geared for bikes, but it needs approval by the Pima County Board of Supervisors. BIKE RANCH: this morning Pima County Boa...
15:52 2019-07-02

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-06-13

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
17:13 2019-05-24

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned...
15:39 2019-05-21

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
23:26 2019-07-10

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

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
16:00 2019-05-21

La Scala board to decide new manager amid backstage turmoil La Scala’s board is meeting to decide a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose money-making but sometimes troubled 5-year mandate expires in February...
23:01 2019-06-28

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-07-09

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets, report says The compromise on French government influence over a combined FCA-Renault may clear the way for Renault's board to approve a framework agreement beginning the long process of a full merger, unless new issues surface at the meeting....
15:26 2019-06-04

Cuomo uses sports analogy to defend Lynton’s removal from MTA board ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday defended his decision to replace new MTA board-appointee Michael Lynton as a simple swapping of players. “The way a coach will shift players depending on what’s happening on the court…Michael Lynton who’s great and is from the tech world and I think could ...
05:39 2019-06-12

Angry residents bash Brooklyn community board for buying $26K SUV Ticked off Brooklyn residents slammed a local community board for spending $26,000 in public funds on an SUV at a meeting Tuesday evening — the first meeting since news of the purchase was made public. About 70 people showed up Community Board 1 meeting in Williamsburg, with a dozen or so people spe...
11:52 2019-06-12

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics company to detail its cloud strategy....
15:00 2019-05-21

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
23:52 2019-07-09

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

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and the government's solicitor general in the Car Wash corruption case, the company said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read our review) for years, showing demos as far back as...
15:39 2019-05-21

Korg made a golf putting board with built-in metronome Japanese company Korg doesn't just make your typical synths, tuners and various electronic musical instruments: it also offers some pretty specialized and unusual devices. It has a line of in-ear metronomes that can help you dance or play golf better......
00:52 2019-06-23

Renault Board Is Studying 'With Interest' Fiat Chrysler Proposal Renault said it is going to take more time to weigh a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a deal that would create the world’s third-largest auto maker by production....
21:26 2019-06-04

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration over Hampton’s depleted staff. ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected serial killer who used similar structures as stash houses for the bodies of at least three women....
22:52 2019-06-13

Too soon to ditch Neil Woodford but Patient Capital's board needs a shake-up Investors ought to tell the directors: move aside and get some independent faces in the boardroomThe five directors of Woodford Patient Capital Trust would like to remind the world that they exist. It’s been hard to tell the past week.The board of the investment trust employs Neil Woodford to manage...
21:00 2019-06-10

Ex-Miami school board member, 81, shoots at police in chase PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say an 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board member shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car. Citing a Pembroke Pines police release, The Miami Herald reports Solomon Stinson faces charges in a series of events Sunday th...
08:52 2019-06-03

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
21:39 2019-06-09

Budget Data 100% Above Board, Every Number Authentic: Nirmala Sitharaman Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers......
07:26 2019-07-11

The Latest: Roy Moore announces another run for US Senate MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Roy Moore’s decision on whether to run for U.S. Senate (all times local): 2 p.m. Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Moore an...
22:13 2019-06-20

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the Senate before the cycle even really gets underway...
19:39 2019-06-10

Senate adjourns without passing budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Senate has adjourned after a fruitless day pursuing a deal on a state budget that has already passed the House. Senate President Karen Fann started Saturday hopeful she could persuade a handful of holdout Republicans to sign onto the budget. As the day progressed, it...
05:39 2019-05-27

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
21:52 2019-05-24

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die, so the chances that the chamber blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
01:39 2019-06-07

Roy Moore running for Senate despite discouragement from GOP MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore, a former judge who defiantly opposed gay marriage and defended the public display of the Ten Commandments, has jumped into the race for a U.S. Senate seat he lost under a cloud of accusations to a Democrat two years ago. In announcing his candida...
10:13 2019-06-21

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over a decade...
05:26 2019-07-04

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire at the end of his current term. Foster Friess told The Associated Press in a statement Wednesday he will...
00:39 2019-05-23

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensions over 2020 primaries.The move comes one day after POLITICO reported that the anti-tax Club for Gro...
09:26 2019-05-25

Ars Technica’s ultimate board game gift guide, 2018 edition If there's one thing board gamers love more than playing games, it's buying them. And what better time of year to stock up on games for a loved one (or yourself) than the holidays? But with so many options coming out of a booming board game industry, narrowing down the choices can be a pain. Friends...
15:39 2019-05-21

Clue: Candlestick turns a board game into comic book brilliance Adaptations are tricky endeavors, pulling stories out of their original media and forcing them into new confines that can often jeopardize their integrity. The challenge is heightened when that source material is a game. Video game adaptations are common and rarely pan out well, with filmmakers simp...
20:39 2019-05-25

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's board, three months after his departure from the health regulator....
01:00 2019-07-03

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
06:26 2019-06-04

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers Gov. Gavin Newsom is supporting a state Senate bill that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly suspend a meet license to protect the health and safety of horses or riders        ...
19:26 2019-05-30

Wingspan review: A gorgeous birding board game takes flight Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. “Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonemaier Games.” Call me odd, but the above description...
15:39 2019-05-21

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico’s government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island’s finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities. The employees said the deal would protect...
18:26 2019-06-12

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the US-Mexico border. Now a state board in Texas h...
03:52 2019-06-21

Nine companies set prices for their listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to list on China's Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offer on Tuesday, as investors braced for a busy week for initial public offerings (IPOs)....
02:39 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Bed Bath & Beyond says investor group withdraws board nominees after agreement Bed Bath & Beyond Inc said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company....
14:39 2019-05-29

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the business be able to make the changes he believes it needs....
07:00 2019-06-12

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more uniform rules between exchange-traded and less-regu...
13:26 2019-05-22

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
11:01 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Crane says continues to prefer "negotiated transaction" with Circor's board U.S. industrial manufacturer Crane Co on Monday said it continues to prefer a "negotiated transaction" with Circor International Inc's board, weeks after making a $894 million hostile bid for the smaller rival....
15:52 2019-06-17

"Unbearable" Heat Kills 4 On Board Kerala Express In UP's Jhansi: Report Four people died in 'unbearable' heat while travelling by train in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, which has been in the grip of a heat wave for two weeks, officials and passengers said Tuesday....
17:26 2019-06-11

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt....
03:26 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
00:26 2019-07-10

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

‘Pokémon Go’ creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic has now purchased London-based Sensible Object, a gam......
17:00 2019-06-18

Renault's board to meet Monday to discuss tie-up with Fiat Chrysler - Le Figaro The board of French car maker Renault will meet on Monday morning at 0800 local time (0600 GMT) to discuss a possible tie-up with rival Fiat Chrysler , French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Sunday....
17:39 2019-05-26

UPDATE 1-CtW opposes re-election of members of Mylan board's governance panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's four director nominees, who are on the board's nominating and governance committee....
21:13 2019-06-07

Deutsche Bank board to meet July 7 to decide on job cuts: sources Deutsche Bank's supervisory board will meet on July 7 to discuss a major restructuring that may result in as many as 20,000 job cuts, three people with knowledge of the matter said....
17:39 2019-06-29

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
14:13 2019-05-30

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, were appointed to its board of directors. Mr. Lo...
14:13 2019-05-22

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government workers....
01:13 2019-06-13

Chico's FAS board rejects latest buyout offer from Sycamore Partners Women's apparel retailer Chico's FAS Inc said on Thursday its board had rejected an unsolicited buyout offer from private equity Sycamore Partners LP as it substantially undervalued the company....
23:13 2019-06-27

Nine companies set prices for listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to float on China's red-hot Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offers on Tuesday, taking advantage of investor fervor to market themselves at valuations some view as lofty....
14:52 2019-07-09

Renault's board triggers process to recover Ghosn's suspect expenses Renault's board triggered on Tuesday a process to recover 11 million euros ($12.4 million) in Carlos Ghosn's suspect expenses when he chaired the alliance between the French carmaker and its Japanese counterpart Nissan....
22:52 2019-06-04

Board to rebuke Ohio State doctor by undoing emeritus status COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University’s full Board of Trustees is set to vote Friday on revoking the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there. Provost Bruce McPheron says the now-deceased doctor, Richard Strauss, would be t...
12:01 2019-05-31

Mark Cuban fined $50,000 for leaking information from NBA Board of Governors meeting Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $50,000 for leaking information from a recent NBA Board of Governors meeting.       ...
03:39 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that missing it could harm an ongoing restructuring of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt....
00:52 2019-06-19

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are debating whether they should try to block him. (June 4)        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

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

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
22:00 2019-07-10

Kris Kobach's Senate Campaign Can't Even Spell His Name Racist grifter and failed voter suppression “expert” Kris Kobach is reportedly set to announce a 2020 race for Senate today, less than a year after he lost his Kansas gubernatorial bid in the 2018 midterms. As befits a perennial loser like Kobach, his nascent campaign is already off to a hilariously...
03:52 2019-07-09

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the support of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo but hasnR...
23:26 2019-06-11

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
20:52 2019-07-10

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sources said. Details weren’t available, but the timing...
05:00 2019-06-17

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four years earlier. That question has been a measuring stick for elected officials ever since. Republicans in Congress are committed to making life better for...
06:26 2019-05-23

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Baertschiger said Friday that Republicans will return Saturday to vote on budget bills and other priori...
20:52 2019-06-28

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at dozens of commercial reactors around the country to a repository in the Nevada desert. The Obama administration halted development of a proposed long-term...
01:26 2019-06-29

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
03:39 2019-07-11

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
21:39 2019-06-20

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
08:52 2019-06-06

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
19:00 2019-05-25

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading there....
20:52 2019-06-30

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
04:26 2019-05-24

Joe Manchin considering leaving the Senate before his term is up: report West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is considering leaving the Senate before his term is up to run for governor of the state, according to a new report. Manchin, a red-state Democrat known for voting with the GOP on key issues, has become frustrated with the lack of bipartisanship and actual work done in...
20:26 2019-06-13

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:13 2019-06-05

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
18:00 2019-07-02

Limited edition Bentley Bentayga Huntsman gets tweed trim and a chess board News 2 Jul, 2019 Bentley has teamed up with the renowned Savile Row tailor, Huntsman, to produce a unique Bentayga with a tweed-trimmed interior...
17:00 2019-07-02

Caesars board at odds with billionaire Carl Icahn over sale price: sources Billionaire Carl Icahn is more eager to sell casino chain Caesars Entertainment than the company’s board, The Post has learned. The octogenarian investor thinks the board of America’s biggest gaming company is demanding too much for the $6.2 billion company in its ongoing merger talks with rival cas...
06:13 2019-06-18

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
15:26 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Wells Fargo board weighs keeping interim CEO in place - sources Wells Fargo & Co board members are considering keeping interim Chief Executive Allen Parker in the job permanently even after saying they would seek an outsider to fill the role, according to two sources familiar with the board's thinking....
01:00 2019-06-06

Proxy adviser Egan-Jones supports Rice Brothers' nominees to EQT board Proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Ratings Co recommended that investors in EQT Corp vote in favor of nominees by shareholders Toby and Derek Rice, who have been locked in a battle with the natural gas producer....
15:39 2019-07-05

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s relationship with the Chinese military is “treasonous,” according to a new report from Axios late Sunday.Read more......
16:39 2019-07-15

Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said....
07:13 2019-05-30

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border is not stopped....
07:13 2019-05-31

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa last Sunday, killing all 157 passengers and crew....
22:13 2019-05-21

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
03:52 2019-05-30

Fireball Island review: A classic 1986 board game returns in style Enlarge / The game has some amazing table presence. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Stranger Things, Bandersnatch, GLOW—the ‘80s are in, and the tabletop world isn’t immune to this cultu...
15:39 2019-05-21

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has unanimously voted to paint over a series of graphic school murals featuring a dead Native American and black slaves, overruling community outcry over cen...
02:52 2019-06-28

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
11:39 2019-06-13

They’re Coming Baaack: The Boondocks Is Returning to TV — With Series Creator Aaron McGruder on Board As a big fan of The Boondocks, the animated satire that aired in earnest on Adult Swim in the early aughts, I’ve often wondered what Huey Freeman, the show’s pint-sized “power to the people” protagonist, would have had to say in the era of Donald Trump....
03:52 2019-06-14

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
01:26 2019-05-31

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
13:39 2019-06-28

Santa Anita resists California board recommendation to shut down after latest fatality Track management chose to continue racing, and suffered its 29th fatality on Sunday when a 3-year-old filly died of an apparent heart attack.       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

Stale Food Served On Board Vande Bharat Express, Say Railways Officials A five star hotel in Kanpur is under the scanner for serving stale food to passengers, one of whom was Fatehpur Lok Sabha lawmaker and Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan......
13:26 2019-06-11

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 parking spaces. Manhattan Community Board 7 approved the city’s plan for a northbound protected bike lane by a vote of 27-7, with four abstention...
08:26 2019-07-03

UK Foreign Office Board Appoints Kumar Iyer First Indian-Origin Member Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board....
13:52 2019-06-07

81-year-old former school board member shoots at cops in wild police chase PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Police in Florida say an 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board member shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car. Citing a Pembroke Pines police release, The Miami Herald reports Solomon Stinson faces charges in a series of events Sunday that be...
13:39 2019-06-03

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
18:52 2019-06-27

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
02:52 2019-06-17

Apple Finds Issue With Logic Board in Some 2018 MacBook Air Units: Report Apple has identified a logic board issue in a "very small number" of 2018 MacBook Air units and is offering a free replacement of the component to the owners of the affected computers....
10:39 2019-07-01

Legg Mason cuts about 12% of workforce days after naming Trian's Peltz to board Legg Mason Inc said on Thursday that the mutual fund company is cutting 120 jobs, or about 12% of its corporate workforce, with the step coming only days after the appointment of Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
06:00 2019-05-24

Massachusetts mother drove into Rhode Island reservoir with 3 children on board, police say A woman from Massachusetts was arrested Friday afternoon after driving her vehicle into a reservoir in Rhode Island with her three young children inside, according to police....
21:39 2019-06-30

Senate to try again to hold Saudis responsible for Khashoggi killing Nine months after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Congress remains at a loss for how to hold Saudi Arabia accountable. Democrats and many Republicans agree that the U.S. must retaliate, citing the conclusion from U.S. intelligence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered ...
12:52 2019-07-10

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:13 2019-07-09

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can sue their alleged attackers. The proposal had deadlo...
06:00 2019-05-28

The Latest: Ill. Senate OKs legal pot after home grow shift SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on action regarding recreational marijuana use (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Restrictions on home cultivation have helped marijuana legalization win Illinois Senate approval. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 38-17 Wednesday to allow recreational use of mariju...
04:00 2019-05-30

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Associated Press, says he fears Trump is giving Barr ...
22:52 2019-05-28

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

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House majority go to die. This week, the Republican leader halted Democrats’ effort to add more migrant...
23:39 2019-06-28

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats la...
18:52 2019-06-29

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia failed, the new bipartisan push will exploit a provision in the Foreign Assistance Act, which ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
22:26 2019-05-23

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
23:00 2019-07-12

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
19:00 2019-06-27

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:26 2019-05-23

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate...
18:52 2019-06-27

Senate's Russia reports to start publishing in July Final versions of the Senate's five-part report on Russian interference in the 2016 election will be released in stages starting in July, the panel chairman, Sen. Richard Burr, told POLITICO on Thursday.“It will start right after we come back from the Fourth,” the North Carolina Republican said.Bur...
22:39 2019-06-27

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begins. Senate Democrats had threatened in recent days to hold up the must-pass defense bill if they didn...
22:39 2019-06-27

Kris Kobach Announces Bid for Kansas Senate Seat Mr. Kobach, who was the Republican nominee for governor last year, has most recently championed an effort to build a border wall with private funding....
22:00 2019-07-08

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s wife, Kayla Moore, confirmed that he will make an announcement on the Senate race Thursday. Moore ran for U.S. Senate in 2017, but lost the special elec...
21:00 2019-06-18

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and killed one heroic student who tried to stop them. Just...
14:39 2019-06-14

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
01:26 2019-06-06

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake phone ...
21:26 2019-05-23

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after it...
14:13 2019-07-16

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi former Attorney General Jeff Sessions versus racist, homophobic alleged pedophile Roy Moore....
01:52 2019-06-20

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measure swept through the Appropriations Committee by a...
17:00 2019-06-19

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse in late January, recommended on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-07-02

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
07:00 2019-06-20

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That means licensed marijuana retailers cannot use traditio...
00:39 2019-05-22

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
16:39 2019-05-21

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.The New York Democrat said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has "assured" him that there will be a bipartisan briefing on th...
23:39 2019-06-03

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last minute breakthrough. “This is not the end of the road, it is only a delay,” Krueger ...
16:39 2019-06-19

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and the wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60 foot deep water in Canyon Ferry Lake Monday when Hubbell went under. Mues tried to help to no a...
20:52 2019-06-21

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations....
05:39 2019-06-21

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
19:26 2019-06-19

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
04:00 2019-07-03

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Committee......
08:39 2019-06-20

Biden, now 76, attacked his older opponent's age during 1972 Senate run Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the oldest candidates ever to run for president, but in 1972, he repeatedly attacked his opponent's age in order to be elected as the Delaware senator, a report found Monday. ...
09:13 2019-06-05

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
21:52 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe....
12:52 2019-07-16

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers removed “poison pills” that Democrats obj...
21:13 2019-06-19

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
00:13 2019-06-22

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
00:52 2019-06-20

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to repurchase an additional $100 million of its outst...
06:39 2019-05-22

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
14:13 2019-06-11

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
00:52 2019-06-10

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a constitutional guarantee on payment....
06:52 2019-06-17

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
19:39 2019-06-17

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Legal expert Dagmar Valcarcel to join Deutsche Bank's supervisory board: report Dagmar Valcarcel, a legal expert, will join Deutsche Bank's supervisory board, German newspaper Handelsblatt said on Wednesday without naming its sources....
18:13 2019-07-10

CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange for 2009.The new term as Vice Chairman begins on January 1,...
13:26 2019-05-22

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard Indian crude oil carriers which enter and exit......
13:13 2019-06-21

Facebook board member Peter Thiel calls for probe of Google for ‘treasonous’ acts Late last year, a top US general went public with a pointed question for Google’s leadership, around the time the search giant was coming under fire over its interest in developing a search engine for use in China. Why, Marine General Joseph Dunbar wondered aloud, is Google willing to work wit...
18:26 2019-07-15

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual misconduct derailed his first bid for the seat....
03:13 2019-06-21

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

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
20:26 2019-06-22

Still no briefing for Senate intel panel on Mueller report: sources The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller report's counterintelligence findings, congressional sources said on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-06

Leading Senate Dem says Pelosi is 'appropriately' dealing with impeachment question Amid Special Counsel Robert Mueller's comments on the Russia investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee's vice chair seemed to back away from questions about whether he would support impeachment as well as whether President Trump won fairly in 2016....
03:39 2019-05-30

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
02:52 2019-06-20

Suit seeking election for Arizona US Senate seat dismissed PHOENIX (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require Arizona’s governor to call a snap special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Martha McSally. The lawsuit filed by a small group of voters alleged that Gov. Doug Ducey deprived them of the ...
01:39 2019-06-30

Ocasio-Cortez could make bid for New York Senate seat: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may challenge one of New York’s incumbent Democratic senators in a primary, according to the political talkfest “Axios on HBO.” Democrats suggested that the freshman New York lawmaker — who has become the face of the Democratic Party’s progressive youth movement — may g...
21:26 2019-06-11

Senate rejects Rand Paul’s balanced budget plan Sen. Rand Paul’s plan to slash federal spending by $183.1 billion in fiscal 2020 didn’t survive a procedural hurdle tonight, with the Senate failing to advance the measure in a 22-69 vote.The Kentucky Republican‘s bill aims to balance the federal budget in five years. Paul’s office said the proposal...
08:13 2019-06-04

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature. The Senate elections committee recommended on Tue...
21:01 2019-05-21

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news service, Agencia Brasil, on Monday....
04:13 2019-07-02

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
03:26 2019-07-13

Damning Senate report names nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems....
20:39 2019-06-04

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

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
00:52 2019-06-20

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
21:52 2019-06-11

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
04:00 2019-07-12

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the......
02:52 2019-06-20

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, have forged a tentative agreement on a $4.59 billion supplemental appropriations package for the border and humanitarian assistance, Fox News has learned....
04:13 2019-06-19

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
20:26 2019-06-19

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop EV supply chain The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area where China already leads by a wide margin....
18:13 2019-05-21

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

Mexican Senate should ratify USMCA trade deal 'soon': president Mexico's government will send a new North American trade deal on Thursday to the Senate, which should ratify the accord "soon," President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said at a news briefing....
17:26 2019-05-30

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
03:39 2019-05-24

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights violations....
05:39 2019-05-22

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Final results from the Philippines’ midterm elections last week show the president’s allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights...
05:39 2019-05-22

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
00:13 2019-06-05

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republicans....
02:39 2019-07-10

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The measure to block arms sales to Bahrain failed in a 4...
22:39 2019-06-13

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
10:13 2019-06-19

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced Monday he’s switching 2020 races...
14:13 2019-06-17

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
20:01 2019-05-21

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020....
18:13 2019-07-09

Government has failed to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Senate report says Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Senate report said Wednesday....
18:52 2019-06-27

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
04:13 2019-06-28

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

Australia senate backs $110 billion tax cut plan to boost economy Australia's upper house Senate passed on Thursday A$158 billion ($110 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, the centrepiece of the conservative government's plan to boost an economy that is threatening to stall....
14:00 2019-07-04

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
10:13 2019-06-19

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topple Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) next year....
19:13 2019-06-06

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
16:13 2019-07-11

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

UPDATE 2-BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs, no reason to change Mexico plans -board member BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars globally despite tariffs placed by most countries on imported vehicles....
04:26 2019-06-07

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her alma mater....
16:52 2019-06-05

Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U.S. Democratic Senate candidate....
20:13 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
21:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
18:26 2019-06-20

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:52 2019-07-10

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation unanimously on Tuesday after former Olympic and U.S. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty After State Senate Overrides Veto (CONCORD, N.H.) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto. The repeal takes effect immediately. The 16-8 vote Thursday was the necessary two-thirds majority to override. The House narrowly vo...
18:52 2019-05-30

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Jim Risch, an Idaho ...
20:52 2019-07-10

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
21:13 2019-06-13

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
06:13 2019-06-28

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
04:39 2019-06-28

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on Thursday whether he will run again for the seat next year....
16:13 2019-06-20

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
23:26 2019-07-10

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

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
18:26 2019-06-01

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

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
03:52 2019-06-28

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campaign....
21:26 2019-06-13

Alabama Republican Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
22:26 2019-06-20

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

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

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
01:26 2019-06-21

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-27

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipartisan acknowledgement of Russian interference in ...
03:13 2019-06-19

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
03:26 2019-05-23

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, has became the latest US state to abolish the death penalty when the state senate vote...
06:26 2019-05-31

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
04:00 2019-06-21

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of the committee, responded to the announcement of Libra with concern: "Facebook is already ...
03:26 2019-06-20

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
12:39 2019-06-21

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding to opposition from the White House, powerful Republicans, and moderates in her own party. Pelosi said she is abandoning a plan by House liberals to fu...
23:26 2019-06-27

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
23:00 2019-06-27

Joe Biden’s Senate records could answer questions about his past actions — but they’re being kept secret The former vice president’s records were expected to be released this year but have been kept under wraps due to new terms announced just before his presidential campaign began....
03:00 2019-07-12

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

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote from th......
00:39 2019-05-22

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push through legislation....
06:00 2019-05-29

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
11:00 2019-07-02

Former Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach files to run for a Senate seat The Republican known for hard-line views against illegal immigration formally led President Trump’s short-lived election integrity commission, which was mired in controversy....
19:00 2019-07-08