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Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census

President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The p...

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census

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President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide...
02:13 2019-07-12

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have...
09:00 2019-07-09

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count immigrants in the US....
13:26 2019-07-12

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to deter immigrants from participating and help Repub...
22:13 2019-07-09

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

Trump drops citizenship question from census President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year's census Thursday, instead ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the president has expressed determination.” Cuccinelli pointed out that the ...
19:52 2019-07-07

Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it....
18:26 2019-07-05

Trump administration retreats on census citizenship question In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query....
01:00 2019-07-03

Trump Considering an Executive Order to Allow Citizenship Question on Census A federal judge in Maryland has given the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it would proceed after a Supreme Court ruling that rejected its rational to add the question....
21:26 2019-07-05

Trump Reverses Course—Again—on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 That didn’t last long. Just one day after the Trump administration said the 2020 census forms would be published without a question asking whether people are U.S. citizens, Donald Trump railed (on Twitter, of course) that such reports were “FAKE!” and that his team was “moving forward” on having the...
08:52 2019-07-04

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump again pursues citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was moving ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census in a dramatic reversal after his own administration including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a day earlier that the plan had been dropped....
04:26 2019-07-04

Trump says he’s considering executive order to add citizenship question to census President Donald Trump looks up during the military flyovers at the Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Dartunorro Clark President Donald Trump on Friday said ...
21:13 2019-07-05

Trump administration says it will print census without citizenship question The Trump administration on Tuesday said it will print the 2020 census without a question about citizenship, bringing to an apparent close a contentious legal battle over that aspect of the decennial survey....
23:13 2019-07-02

Donald Trump says he hasn't given up on census citizenship question President Donald Trump contradicted his Justice Department on Wednesday, saying he has not given up his attempts to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census....
04:52 2019-07-04

Trump administration relents over census citizenship question After supreme court decision, commerce secretary says forms being printed without question that could affect electionsThe Trump administration said on Tuesday it would begin printing forms for the 2020 US census without a controversial question asking about citizenship, following a key decision by t...
04:39 2019-07-03

Trump administration scrambles to save citizenship question on census A federal judge in Maryland overseeing one of three lawsuits on the matter gave the administration until 2 p.m. Friday to explain how it intends to proceed....
10:13 2019-07-05

Trump administration: 2020 Census to be printed without citizenship question GettyImages WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. That’s according to an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question. Kristen Clarke said Tuesday that Trump admini...
01:00 2019-07-03

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it would help him politically....
00:52 2019-07-06

Trump floats delaying the 2020 census for citizenship question President Donald Trump suggested that he wants to delay the U.S. Census following a Supreme Court ruling that the 2020 census form cannot include a question about citizenship. The court’s decision Thursday showed it was deeply fractured on the issue. It ruled that while the government has the ...
02:26 2019-06-28

U.S. Supreme Court faults Trump bid to add census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, delivering a victory to New York state and others challenging the proposal....
21:26 2019-06-27

Trump Thinks He Can Use An Executive Order to Get a Citizenship Question on the Census President Trump has announced that he’s “very seriously” considering an executive order in attempt to force a citizenship question onto the 2020 census, thanks to his absolute determination to abolish the separation of powers and turn the U.S. into the dictatorship of his dreams....
21:26 2019-07-05

Trump Vows to Move Forward With Citizenship Question on Census The president contradicted statements by his Justice and Commerce Departments that census forms were being printed without the question and they would heed a court ruling....
19:52 2019-07-03

Trump wants ‘successful conclusion’ to census citizenship question case Don’t count it out just yet. President Trump on Tuesday revealed that he’s instructed the Justice Department and Commerce Department to do “whatever is necessary” to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census — just hours after his administration said it would not fight a ...
13:13 2019-07-03

Trump denies administration's retreat on census citizenship question President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, contradicting statements made by his own officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross....
19:52 2019-07-03

Trump administration will print 2020 census without citizenship question The Trump administration will move forward with printing the 2020 census without a controversial citizenship question, a Department of Justice spokesperson said Tuesday. The Supreme Court last week blocked the administration from adding the question, saying it did not provide a sufficient rationale ...
07:00 2019-07-03

Trump Cries Uncle on Citizenship Question for Census 2020 Looks like Donald Trump blinked. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that there will be no citizenship question on the 2020 census, a week after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the addition of the question by raising concerns about the reasoning the Trump administration gave for wanting the chan...
05:26 2019-07-03

Trump may use executive order to include citizenship question on census President Trump said Friday that he might issue an executive order to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census — hours before administration lawyers were due to tell a federal judge why the query should be included. “We’re thinking about doing that. We have four or five ways we can do it, i...
18:52 2019-07-05

Trump considers executive order to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans....
18:26 2019-07-05

New U.S. census turmoil as Trump denies dropping citizenship question President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration had not dropped its efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, contradicting statements made by his own officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross....
23:52 2019-07-03

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court. “I do think so,” Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the Citizenship an...
20:13 2019-07-07

President Trump Expected to Drop Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON)— President Donald Trump is expected to drop his bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. That’s according to House Republicans aide. Trump will instead pursue other avenues for asking the question after the Supreme Court blocked his efforts, according to a c...
22:26 2019-07-11

Trump to announce action over census citizenship question -source U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will announce an executive action over his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census despite ongoing court challenges, a source told Reuters....
15:39 2019-07-11

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
00:13 2019-07-04

Trump abandons effort to get citizenship question on 2020 census Instead, Trump says he's ordering every federal department and agency to provide the Commerce Department with all records it requests pertaining to the number of citizens and noncitizens in the country....
01:13 2019-07-12

Trump to back down from citizenship question on U.S. census to have different survey: ABC News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to back down on Thursday from putting a citizenship question on the census, instead issuing an executive order to survey the American public by other means, ABC News reported....
22:13 2019-07-11

Trump abandons effort to put citizenship question on 2020 census Trump drops census proposal and blames ‘radical left’Orders federal agencies to turn over citizenship dataFaced with a defeat in court and few viable options, Donald Trump on Thursday backed off his effort to place a question about citizenship on the next US census while announcing executive action ...
04:00 2019-07-12

Trump: lawyers working on census citizenship question on July 4 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that government lawyers were working to find a way to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, even on the federal Independence Day holiday....
16:00 2019-07-04

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citizen of the United States?’ question be allowed to b...
17:39 2019-07-04

Supreme Court blocks Trump's census citizenship question, for now The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump a significant defeat on Thursday, ruling that his administration did not give an adequate explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 census and preventing its addition to the decennial survey for now....
19:39 2019-06-27

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
05:26 2019-07-12

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, ruling that his administration gave a "contrived" explanation for its plan to include a contentious citizenship question in the 2020 census in a decision that will make it difficult to add the query to the population...
21:26 2019-06-27

As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans....
19:39 2019-07-05

Trump floats executive order to get citizenship question on 2020 census President Trump said Friday he is considering using an executive order to place a citizenship question on the 2020 census, as the administration faces an afternoon deadline to say whether it will proceed with its push. ...
20:13 2019-07-05

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

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases....
14:39 2019-07-12

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

Trump to hold news conference on 2020 Census, citizenship question U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a news conference on Thursday to discuss his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, which had been blocked in the courts amid challenges from some U.S. states and civil rights groups....
15:00 2019-07-11

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
18:52 2019-06-12

Trump expected to announce order to allow citizenship question on census – live Trump expected to announce executive action after a loss in court Government could begin immigration raids on SundaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.00pm BST Trump has been very active on Twitter this morning. In the same tweet, he previewed the White House social media summit...
16:13 2019-07-11

Supreme Court Rebuffs Donald Trump On Census Citizenship Question The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against adding a question about citizenship to the US census, calling the rationale for it "contrived," in a defeat for President Donald Trump on an issue with......
00:13 2019-06-28

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
05:13 2019-07-04

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contradicting statements made a day earlier by his own ...
05:13 2019-07-04

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it....
23:00 2019-07-05

Trump mulling executive order on citizenship question in Census: Axios U.S. President Donald Trump is considering issuing an executive order on including a citizenship question in the U.S. census, Axios reported on Thursday....
20:26 2019-07-04

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in response to a court ruling....
18:13 2019-07-03

Trump says 'absolutely moving forward' with census citizenship question, despite claims to contrary President Donald Trump on Wednesday called news reports that the Commerce Department would drop its plans to ask people if they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census "fake."...
18:52 2019-07-03

Trump wants to delay 2020 Census after Supreme Court cuts citizenship question President Trump called for delaying the 2020 Census after the Supreme Court blocked the Commerce Department from adding a citizenship question and asked the agency for a further explanation of why it should be included. ​ ​”I have asked the lawyers if they can delay the Census, no matter how l...
02:13 2019-06-28

Watch live: President Donald Trump addresses census citizenship question President Donald Trump announced that he will hold a news conference Thursday afternoon regarding the U.S. Census and the rejected citizenship question he has been trying to get on the nationwide questionnaire....
20:13 2019-07-11

Trump says he wants 2020 census delayed after Supreme Court setback on citizenship question President Donald Trump said he had sought legal advice about whether the 2020 census could be delayed after the Supreme Court issued a ruling that effectively blocked his administration from adding a question to the survey about citizenship status....
20:13 2019-06-27

Trump Ends Fight to Add Citizenship Question to Census — He’ll Just Comb Through Fed Records to Get That Info Forget the census, Donald Trump conceded Thursday. The administration will get the citizenship information it wants by scouring existing federal records....
03:13 2019-07-12

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. The department said it will continue its efforts, ...
21:52 2019-07-05

Trump administration will continue fight to put citizenship question on 2020 census: Court filing The Trump administration will continue legal efforts to put ask people on the 2020 census if they are U.S. citizens, Justice Department lawyers told a federal judge in a new court filing....
23:39 2019-07-05

Justice Department Says It Was ‘Instructed’ by President Trump to Explore Ways to Put Citizenship Question on the Census President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning announcement that he still aimed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despide a serious Supreme Court setback, appears to coincide with the Department of Justice being “instructed” to find a way to include it. In a tweet, the ...
03:52 2019-07-04

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question; Donald Trump calls for delay After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census -- blocking the move days before a key deadline....
00:26 2019-06-28

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
16:13 2019-07-06

Supreme Court Allows Partisan Districts and Blocks Trump Administration’s Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON) — In two politically charged rulings, the Supreme Court dealt a huge blow Thursday to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain and put a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. On the courtR...
23:26 2019-06-27

President Trump Will Take Executive Action on Census Citizenship Question, Defying Supreme Court (Bloomberg)— President Donald Trump will announce an executive action to continue his fight to include a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census, the latest sign he may not be dissuaded after being rebuffed by the Supreme Court. The executive action is expected to be announced at a news c...
16:52 2019-07-11

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an executive order as one of several options. ...
21:13 2019-07-05

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census after President Donald Trump tweeted that “We are absolutely moving forward” — despite a S...
09:00 2019-07-04

Trump doubles down on citizenship question for 2020 census, reportedly mulls executive order President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his push for a citizenship question on the 2020 census -- as reports said he is mulling using an executive order to get a question on the census....
20:13 2019-07-04

Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question from census: 'Significant defeat' for President Trump Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that President Trump and his administration suffered a "significant defeat" with the Supreme Court blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census. ...
20:26 2019-06-27

Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump admin of using citizenship census question to 'Make America White Again' Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, slammed the Trump adminisration for its ongoing efforts to include a citizenship question in the 2020 U.S. Census, suggesting there's a racial component by invoking President Trump's 2016 campaign motto. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.57pm BST I’m handing over to my colleague Vivian Ho in San Francisco now. 9.48pm BST House Democrat...
23:13 2019-06-12

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
02:39 2019-07-10

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of his Cabinet members in contempt for defying its subp...
22:26 2019-06-12

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers will take over, but did not provide a reason for the ...
14:13 2019-07-08

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
04:26 2019-07-04

What You Need to Know About the Citizenship Question and the Census The Trump administration said Tuesday that it wouldn’t ask about citizenship on the 2020 census after a Supreme Court decision last week blocked its efforts to add the question....
03:13 2019-07-03

What You Need to Know About the Census Citizenship Question An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? With a deadline to print 2020 forms looming, the Supreme Court left the question undecided....
22:26 2019-06-27

Why the Census citizenship question is so important The people who oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census have no idea what a potential mess they are creating. The controversy over the question got a lot more complicated and interesting last week, when President Trump did an end-around and said he’d use other citizenship d...
04:00 2019-07-16

The Fight Over the Census Citizenship Question Isn’t Over Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of Donald Trump’s disdain for the U.S. Constitution than his attempt to force the Justice Department to defy the nation’s separation of powers by ignoring a Supreme Court ruling on Independence Day. But that’s where we’re at....
20:39 2019-07-04

High court keeps citizenship question off census for now WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Thursday kept the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to the printin...
22:39 2019-06-27

DOJ Still Doesn’t Know What Excuse to Use for Census Citizenship Question Justice Department attorneys didn’t have much of a response to a federal judge’s order to report by Friday whether the Trump administration would move forward with including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census....
19:26 2019-07-06

2020 US Census to be printed without citizenship question The feds said Tuesday that forms for the 2020 US Census would be printed without the citizenship question that Team Trump had insisted on — a short-term victory at least for those opposing the question. A Justice Department lawyer said in a memo that the printer had been directed to start producing ...
23:26 2019-07-02

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question The Justice Department says the 2020 Census is moving ahead without a question about citizenship. Kristen Clarke, an attorney for a civil rights group that helped fight the addition of the question, says Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits that the printing of the hundreds of...
06:00 2019-07-03

Census citizenship question could transform state elections AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Computer files discovered in the home of a Republican operative who died last year contain a blueprint for how the GOP could extend its domination of legislatures in states where growing Latino populations favor Democrats. The files from North Carolina-based redistricting expert...
21:00 2019-05-31

2020 U.S. Census to be printed without addition of citizenship question Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query....
02:26 2019-07-03

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question from 2020 Census After months of controversy, the Supreme Court delivered its long-awaited ruling Thursday on whether the government can add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census -- blocking the move just days before a key deadline....
18:52 2019-06-27

Supreme Court puts census citizenship question on hold The Trump administration provided a “contrived” reason for including it and the Commerce Department must provide a clearer explanation, the high court ruled....
04:13 2019-06-28

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administrati...
18:52 2019-06-27

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
04:26 2019-05-31

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
20:52 2019-07-06

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
22:26 2019-06-27

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usefulness should it become a reality....
19:26 2019-07-10

US supreme court blocks 2020 census citizenship question – for now Lower court ruling upheld in blow to Trump, but commerce department may have time to advance alternative reasoning The Trump administration will not be able to move ahead with its original, highly controversial plan to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 US census, after the supreme cou...
02:52 2019-06-28

Where a citizenship question could cause the census to miss millions of Hispanics — and why that’s a big deal Adding a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 Census could shift four congressional seats and alter the distribution of billions in federal spending....
19:13 2019-06-06

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
19:52 2019-06-27

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
08:39 2019-07-08

Supreme Court removes citizenship question from 2020 census forms WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form that goes to every U.S. household, giving a win to mostly Democratic populous states that said the question would discourage legal and illegal im...
02:26 2019-06-28

DOJ says citizenship question being dropped from 2020 Census: NY attorney general's office The New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday the Justice Department has decided to print the 2020 Census without the citizenship question sought by the Trump administration, ending a contentious legal dispute over an issue that could soon affect the makeup of Congress and the Electoral Colleg...
01:00 2019-07-03

In reversal, DOJ says it's still trying to add citizenship question to census; judge sets Friday deadline A high-ranking Justice Department lawyer told a federal judge on Wednesday that the Trump administration has not abandoned efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census after all, even as the Census Bureau said it would start the process of printing the questionnaire without the query....
01:39 2019-07-04

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
02:26 2019-07-09

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
15:52 2019-05-31

White House defends 'lawful' citizenship question on census: 'Have a right to know who's in this country' Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley defended the Trump administration's desire to add a citizenship question to this year's national census and said Americans have a right to know who's in the country illegally. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

Letitia James joins with ACLU to block census citizenship question New York Attorney General Letitia James joined with the ACLU on Friday night in filing a motion in the Southern District of New York to block the Trump administration from delaying the printing of the 2020 census questionnaire or changing it to include a citizenship question. In its motion, James an...
07:52 2019-07-06

High court puts citizenship question on hold in census case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday maintained a hold on the Trump administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, and the question’s opponents say there’s no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to the printing of...
19:52 2019-06-27

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
10:00 2019-07-08

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
03:26 2019-06-13

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
03:39 2019-05-31

Judge Napolitano: Supreme Court will likely OK census citizenship question, but it's a First Amendment issue The Supreme Court is getting ready to rule on a number of high-profile cases including the Trump administration's controversial census citizenship question -- which senior Fox News judicial analyst Judge Napolitano says will likely be upheld....
20:52 2019-06-03

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration Ken Cuccinelli, President Trump’s acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director, in an interview seemed to add more confusion to the White House’s position....
17:13 2019-07-05

Judge denies DOJ request to change lawyers in census citizenship question case A new York judge barred the Justice Department on Tuesday from changing its legal team in its push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. ...
04:00 2019-07-10

Census 2020: justice department brings in new team to fight for citizenship question Civil rights groups and some states strongly object to the proposal, which is being championed by Donald TrumpA new team of lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Donald Tr...
09:52 2019-07-08

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
22:13 2019-07-09

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this month. New information last week suggested the question was intended to give electoral advantage to w...
08:39 2019-06-04

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
14:39 2019-06-11

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
18:13 2019-05-30

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, But Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings today: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
00:13 2019-06-28

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
22:13 2019-07-09

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily blocking it....
18:13 2019-07-08

ACLU asks Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question The American Civil Liberties Union requested the Supreme Court to delay making a decision whether the Trump administration can include a controversial question in the 2020 census form until next fall, according to court...
14:13 2019-06-13

Meghan McCain chides Joy Behar over her call for Americans not to answer census citizenship question "View" host Joy Behar, on Tuesday, called on Americans not to answer the Trump administration's proposed census question on citizenship -- prompting a slight from her co-host Meghan McCain....
22:13 2019-07-09

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. The filing in Manhattan federal court said the discovery of new documents revealed that Thomas Hofel...
20:39 2019-05-30

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
02:13 2019-07-06

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
04:00 2019-07-10

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
00:00 2019-07-12

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywhere, the head of the nation’s oldest conservative advocacy group is calling for Chief Justice John Roberts’ impeachment....
05:13 2019-06-28

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
00:52 2019-06-04

Everyone Gave Up on the Citizenship Question Except Trump On Wednesday, President Donald Trump contradicted pretty much everyone else in his administration by tweeting that the “news reports” about the 2020 Census being printed without a citizenship question are “incorrect or, to state it differently, FAKE!”...
19:26 2019-07-03

Trump Willing to Spark Constitutional Crisis to Get Citizenship on 2020 Census Weeks after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration cannot add its voter-suppressing citizenship question to the 2020 Census, President Donald Trump will reportedly take executive action to have his way, multiple outlets reported on Thursday....
23:26 2019-07-11

Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents President Trump on Wednesday refused to hand over documents to Congress detailing the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, claiming they were protected by executive privilege. The move came as the House Oversight Committee was set to vote on whether Attorney General...
20:39 2019-06-12

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said its accusers were making up a conspiracy theory....
02:52 2019-06-04

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

Bret Baier: Trump administration will consider 'retooling' citizenship question Bret Baier has argued that the Trump administration will continue to push for inclusion of the controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, despite being thwarted by the Supreme Court last week....
03:00 2019-07-10

How Trump's census question could transform America's electoral map If the Trump administration adds a new question to the 2020 census, up to 4m people could go uncounted, paving the way for Republican gerrymandering It has happened every decade since the foundation of the United States, mandated by the first article of the constitution. It is a centrepiece of Ameri...
17:13 2019-06-17

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

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, saying that it is part of an effort to "make America white again."...
05:13 2019-07-09

Trump refusing to give up on citizenship question despite Supreme Court ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday dug his heels in to include a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census despite a Supreme Court ruling to block it....
20:26 2019-07-04

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:39 2019-06-13

Trump administration to face claim of deceit over U.S. Census question The Trump administration is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to defend itself against claims that its proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was secretly orchestrated by a political operative seeking to boost Republicans' voting power....
14:39 2019-06-05

Trump administration working holiday to resolve census question The Trump administration is working to determine a way to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census after a federal judge gave them until 2 p.m. Friday to resolve the issue....
19:13 2019-07-04

Trump expected to announce executive action on census question President Trump plans to hold a news conference Thursday where he's expected to announce an executive action related to the ongoing battle over the 2020 census. ...
16:39 2019-07-11

Trump says he's considering executive order to force census question – live Trump desperate to add citizenship question to 2020 censusCommerce department says it is printing forms without itSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.19pm BST A scuffle broke out when far left protesters burned the Stars and Stripes near the White House after the controversial pr...
18:00 2019-07-05

Trump administration will have to defend claim of deceit over census question Plaintiffs suing the Trump administration over the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census have until July 12 to file briefs explaining why they believe the government should be sanctioned for allegedly concealing evidence, a federal judge said on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump ditches census question; will find other methods of counting non-citizens President Donald Trump on Thursday backed away from asking a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, but instead directed agencies to provide data on non-citizens to the Census Bureau....
04:00 2019-07-12

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will continue to look for legal grounds to force the inclusion of a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, hours after Donald Trump said he ...
03:26 2019-07-06

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administr...
23:26 2019-07-08

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive order....
11:39 2019-07-05

Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question. The post Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-12

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10:39 2019-07-12

Citizenship questions are nothing new for the census Each and every month, the US Census Bureau conducts at least one survey that includes a question about citizenship. In many months, there are a number of surveys with that question, which is usually tucked in toward the end, like it’s an afterthought. And this has been going on for as long as anyone...
06:13 2019-06-18

Durbin: Citizenship question will cause undercount U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says the Trump administration wants to put the citizenship question on the 2020 census to discourage Hispanic-Americans from being counted for fear information could be used to possibly deport one of their relatives. (July 8)        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
23:00 2019-05-30

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhattan federal court in advance of a Wednesday hearing. The hearing was called after opponents of addin...
01:52 2019-06-04

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
01:13 2019-07-09

U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-05

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages about Donald Trump....
10:26 2019-07-10

Republican redistricting expert blamed for census question NEW YORK (AP) — A new court filing by lawyers opposing adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census alleges a longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in making the change. The filing Thursday in Manhattan federal court comes just as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on t...
19:00 2019-05-30

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship question on the census form, a source told Fox New...
11:52 2019-07-09

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on the very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
01:26 2019-06-16

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

Judge Is Asked to Punish Officials Over Tactics in Census Question Dispute Plaintiffs who sued to block the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census called the conduct of Trump administration officials “nothing less than a fraud on the court.”...
05:13 2019-07-17

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
17:52 2019-07-17

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern,” House Oversight and R...
23:39 2019-06-03

AOC goes off on Census question, blasts Kris Kobach: 'Has a resume of voter suppression' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. on Wednesday defended Democrats' decision to subpoena documents related to President Trump's proposed census question, blasting the administration's lack of cooperation over a question that she said had a history of "racism."...
22:00 2019-06-12

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
06:13 2019-07-11

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
03:52 2019-07-10

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
04:39 2019-06-20

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2...
00:26 2019-06-04

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

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Citizenship Test Because the white nationalists immigration hardliners in the executive branch just can’t help themselves from showing their true colors, Trump administration officials announced major changes to the mandatory test required to become a naturalized citizen of the U.S....
19:52 2019-07-21

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed six years of Trump’s tax returns in May...
03:39 2019-06-15

Pelosi: No Trump censure bid if evidence backs impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wouldn’t have the House try to censure President Donald Trump if Democrats are able to find evidence that could support impeachment. “If the goods are there, you much impeach,” the California Democrat tells reporters at a breakf...
17:00 2019-06-19

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
13:26 2019-06-16

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. DHS secretary K...
02:52 2019-06-11

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1, according to a copy of the email obta...
03:13 2019-05-25

Trump Finds Another Sinister Way to Capture the Country's Citizenship Data A visibly annoyed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he would not pursue adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census and had instead issued an executive order to obtain an accurate count of who is and isn’t an American citizen by other means....
04:26 2019-07-12

The Latest: Trump tweets that census should be delayed WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court and the 2020 census (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is suggesting the census be delayed indefinitely as he blasts a Supreme Court decision putting a hold on his administration’s effort to add a citizenship question to the 20...
20:13 2019-06-27

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Controversy, Explained When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it set off a firestorm of criticism -- and a spate of legal challenges by cities, counties, states and immigrant-rights groups....
13:52 2019-06-28

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be included. Then, to everyone’s shock, President Trum...
19:00 2019-07-08

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the US now has “the Mexicans’ attention” on border security. “We believe that these tariffs may not have ...
20:13 2019-06-05

Late Night Backs Up ‘the Squad’ After Trump’s Accusatory Tweets Seth Meyers said of the congresswomen that “if you’re asking them to fix the totally broken, crime-infested governments of their home countries, they’re trying.”...
10:26 2019-07-16

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel. The House Ways an...
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over whether states can redraw their voting maps based on citizenship status....
16:39 2019-07-15

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
13:00 2019-07-08

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented -experts President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution....
23:00 2019-06-27

Why the Trump Administration Is Running Out of Time to Print the Census A Chicago company with the lucrative contract to print the 2020 census can’t start the presses until a final decision comes on whether to include a citizenship question....
23:13 2019-06-27

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congress....
00:52 2019-06-12

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
17:26 2019-06-01

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
03:00 2019-06-01

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into the country....
23:00 2019-07-20

Trump backs Boris Johnson; calls Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president backs Tory in leadership run and reacts to criticism by duchessDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also called Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty”.The president, speaking to the British newspaper before he visi...
05:00 2019-06-01

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said they agree that illegal immigrants with outstanding court orders should be deported, 85 percent of R...
21:39 2019-07-17

Justin Bieber has a question for President Trump Justin Bieber supports President Donald Trump's decision to help rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently in the custody of Swedish police. But the "What Do You Mean" singer thinks others could benefit from the president's attention, too....
05:39 2019-07-21

David Letterman has a question for President Trump David Letterman can't believe he had Donald Trump on as a guest more than 30 times on his former late-night talk shows, "Late Night With David Letterman" and CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman."...
16:52 2019-06-12

Trump: ‘Surprise’ question about Pence led him to hesitate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hesitated when asked about endorsing Vice President Mike Pence for a possible presidential run in 2024 because the question was a “surprise.” Trump recently was asked about Pence by Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends” an...
20:39 2019-06-23

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
21:26 2019-06-27

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ queries about private talks with the president about a citizenship question...
06:13 2019-06-08

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire the data by other means....
00:52 2019-07-12

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Stinging Defeat on the Census—for Now In a complex 5-4 decision which saw Chief Justice John Roberts join his liberal colleagues on the bench, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to block the Trump administrations efforts to add a citizenship question to the United States 2020 Census—for now....
20:26 2019-06-27

Trump Moves to Cover Up the Details of His Racist Census Plan President Donald Trump has exerted executive privilege over a trove of documents requested by House Democrats detailing how and when his administration sought to add a question about citizenship to the upcoming 2020 Census....
17:52 2019-06-12

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insisted he wasn’t giving a full endorsement of any...
17:26 2019-06-01

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
19:39 2019-07-09

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American....
23:52 2019-05-27

Trump backs Gorka in fiery Rose Garden dust-up with Playboy reporter President Trump on Friday backed former aide Sebastian Gorka after a dust-up between Gorka and Playboy reporter Brian Karem, in which Karem taunted Gorka -- who in turn called Karem a “punk.”...
19:26 2019-07-12

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta but says will look at matter amid Epstein case President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
18:52 2019-07-09

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
01:39 2019-06-15

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
09:13 2019-06-05

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying “they admitted their guilt.” Responding to a reporter’s statement that the men were exonerated, Trump said Tuesday, “You have...
04:26 2019-06-19

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations....
21:13 2019-06-12

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investigations of the president....
17:39 2019-06-12

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. Trump claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department, as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginni...
17:39 2019-06-12

Trump sounds off on wide range of topics including Census, ICE raids President Trump opined on a wide range of topics during a 31-minute back-and-forth with reporters on Friday. The commander in chief held court on the White House lawn over the loud whirr of Marine One’s rotors before heading off to Wisconsin for fundraising efforts. Census On his decision not to pre...
07:00 2019-07-13

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial....
01:52 2019-07-17

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
06:52 2019-07-18

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

Most 2020 Democratic candidates tiptoe around question of impeaching Trump Fewer than one-third of the 23 Democrats vying for the nomination are issuing calls to start the impeachment process, citing evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report they believe shows Trump obstructed justice....
20:52 2019-05-26

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and Co. remain politically fraught....
22:39 2019-05-29

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two oil tankers in Gulf of Oman last week....
20:13 2019-06-16

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies....
18:52 2019-06-18

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:26 2019-06-13

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
18:39 2019-06-12

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:52 2019-06-08

For Democrats, Trump impeachment question is a personal struggle transcending politics The Washington Post interviewed 45 Democrats spanning the caucus’s divides and found lawmakers struggling with how to respond to a norm-smashing president....
00:26 2019-06-09

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
02:26 2019-06-19

Trump Throws Temper Tantrum Over Supreme Court Decision, Threatens to Delay Census On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration could not currently go forward with its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Trump’s solution to this particular defeat is to suggest delaying the Census, and no CONSTITUTION will stand in his WAY....
22:39 2019-06-27

Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the survey....
02:13 2019-07-10

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

DC theater backs out of holding play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts, citing 'violent threats' The Washington, D.C. theater that was expected to host the stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page next month, backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
22:52 2019-05-30

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Com...
20:13 2019-06-12

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
19:26 2019-06-12

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate payment from Abu Dhabi’ while City manager."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Democrats question absence of black or Hispanic nominees among Trump’s 41 circuit court judges The Senate was poised to move ahead on the nomination of Daniel Bress to the 9th Circuit, the president’s 42nd nominee to the powerful appellate bench....
12:00 2019-07-09

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-19

Rep. Jackie Speier invokes 25th Amendment amid Trump-Pelosi feud: His ‘mental stability’ is in question Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif, invoked the 25th Amendment while weighing in on the bitter feud between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during an appearance Friday on MSNBC. ...
16:13 2019-05-25

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
05:52 2019-05-26

Adding more bioethanol to petrol is no way to go green Making “greener” fuels by adding bioethanol to petrol will wreck the environment, not save it. We need to focus on making electric cars work, says Michael Le Page...
19:52 2019-07-18

Here's proof that every movie is improved by adding Godzilla Godzilla is an iconic movie monster that has spawned many imitators, but few duplicators. At a recent press junket for Godzilla: King Of Monsters, director Michael Dougherty made the bold claim that any movie can be improved if you just add some Godzilla. So we put his theory to the test in the vide...
01:39 2019-05-31

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
10:13 2019-06-23

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
14:00 2019-07-14

A Modder Has Spent Years Adding Spider-Man Into GTA San Andreas J16D is a modder who has created a lot of different mods for Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. But one particular idea has been lodged in their brain since at least 2015. J16D has been working on and improving a simple idea: Bring Spider-Man and his web-swinging into San Andreas. After four-plus years o...
21:13 2019-07-21

Report: MLB Considering Adding Dopey Advertising Patches To Uniforms According to the Sports Business Journal, we are one step closer to living in a world in which every possible moment spent watching a sporting event will also be a moment spent absorbing corporate advertising. That’s because MLB is reportedly considering following the NBA’s lead and adding advertisi...
21:39 2019-07-16

Restaurateur flips Brooklyn townhouse after adding a pool Restaurateur Stratis Morfogen and his wife, Filipa Fino, a former editor at Vogue, have sold their Bed-Stuy home for $2.7 million. The house at 663 Putnam Ave. — which now has a pool in the backyard — first went on the market last December for $3.75 million. The couple bought the home, built in the....
05:52 2019-07-04

Manager keeps adding more goals to my performance action plan: Ask HR My manager keeps adding to my performance action plan. I want to work part time and not retire. My company won't allow that. What should I do? Ask HR.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle," which can carry up to two adults at a time. You'll get a......
18:13 2019-06-04

Snazzy pro athletes are adding surprise flair to their menswear It’s what’s inside that counts. At the ESPY’s red carpet on Wednesday, recently retired New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski wore a classic black houndstooth three-piece suit with a simple polka-dot tie. But as he parted his lapels for photographers, he revealed some charming personal...
20:00 2019-07-13

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan......
09:00 2019-06-09

'Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience' part two is adding the Olympus Coliseum When the Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience dropped earlier this year, it was incomplete and missing some levels that might have put a damper on your nostalgia trip. Now, Disney and Square Enix are rolling out the experience's second part, which turns mor......
18:52 2019-07-21

McDonald's CEO says he needs to know adding a vegan burger will boost traffic to restaurants McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said that the fast food chain is trying to figure out if adding a vegan burger will drive sales enough to make up for the added complexity it will add to its menu....
15:39 2019-05-29

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
03:13 2019-06-04

McDonald's ends UberEats delivery exclusive by adding DoorDash If you suddenly have an urge for McDonald's at home, you won't need to go through UberEats to get it. The fast food chain has expanded its delivery options to include DoorDash. The rollout will start in Houston, where the courier option will be ava......
03:00 2019-07-17

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them - yet another sign of a desperate shortage of U.S. dollars in the southern African nation....
12:52 2019-07-03

Man dies after adding a teaspoon of caffeine powder to protein shake The family of a talented young musician who died after adding just one teaspoon of caffeine powder to a protein shake is warning people against using the substance. Lachlan Foote died the day before his 22nd birthday after blacking out and never regaining consciousness in New South Wales, Australia....
21:39 2019-07-08

Julie Sweet to Run Accenture, Adding a Woman to the Ranks of Corporate C.E.O.s Her appointment raises the number of women at the helm of the most valuable U.S. public companies to 27, but that is just slightly more than 5 percent of those firms....
02:13 2019-07-12

Remember the Chevy Trailblazer? GM is resurrecting the SUV and adding a Buick Encore GX GM has jumped into the SUV boom by announcing two compacts, the Trailblazer and Buick Encore GX that will join Chevrolet and Buick’s lineups in 2020.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said....
03:00 2019-06-22

Google is adding a helpful play button to the toolbar in Chrome Google appears to be on a mission to improve the online media playback experience: not long after adding support for keyboard controls, it's now experimenting with a play button that appears on Chrome's toolbar.As spotted by ZDNet, the idea is you can quickly stop and restart audio and vid...
13:00 2019-07-07

Adding This Spice To Your Milkshake May Trick Your Brain Into Thinking It's Sweet: Study The study that was published in the journal Food Quality and Preference, suggests that in order to limit the consumption of sugar, add vanilla to milkshakes...
18:26 2019-06-21

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
23:13 2019-07-02

Low-Carb Diet: 5 Interesting Ways Of Adding Carrots To Your Daily Meals Carrots can be fashioned into savoury and sweet dishes as well and although they're probably the healthiest when you eat them raw, they might not be the tastiest veggies out there, on their own....
16:39 2019-07-04

WhatsApp Spotted Adding a Shortcut for Quick Edits of Media in Chats WhatsApp for Android and iPhone have been spotted getting a 'Quick Edit Media Shortcut' feature that will enable quick editing of media files you have sent or received on the app....
11:52 2019-07-11

Microsoft stirs suspicions by adding telemetry files to security-only update This month's Security-only update package for Windows 7 includes an unexpected compatibility/telemetry component that has some skeptical users up in arms....
11:39 2019-07-11

North Face Apologizes for Adding Its Own Photos to Wikipedia to Promote Its Brand The North Face said it was ending a campaign that took photos of its clothing and equipment at outdoor destinations and uploaded the branded pictures to Wikipedia....
22:13 2019-05-30

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering gray list The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that could allow Saudi Arabia to be moved to a new gray list after having been briefly blacklisted....
13:52 2019-07-11

Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
18:26 2019-06-21

Gran Turismo Sport Has Spent Two Years Adding Great Stuff For Free When Gran Turismo Sport launched in October 2017, it was easy to regard it with suspicion. Despite being the first—and at this rate, perhaps only—Gran Turismo game on the PlayStation 4, it lacked the numeral that would’ve clearly signaled it as the next step in one of the longest-running platform-ex...
23:52 2019-05-31

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that has cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:52 2019-07-11

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re-elected in October....
02:39 2019-05-27

China June exports seen falling, adding to fears of global slowdown: Reuters poll China's exports likely fell in June as weakening global demand and a sharp hike in U.S. tariffs took a heavier toll on the world's largest trading nation, a Reuters poll showed....
11:52 2019-07-10

Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores Dollar Tree is adding alcohol to about 1,000 Family Dollar stores in its latest effort to turn around the struggling chain.        ...
15:26 2019-05-30

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
22:39 2019-05-23

American Citizenship Is Not Whites-Only Donald Trump evoked an old racist trope in telling four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to their own countries. The Constitution says otherwise....
20:13 2019-07-17

Over 50 people given oath of citizenship in NYC Fifty-two citizenship candidates from over 25 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to become America's newest citizens Tuesday during a naturalization ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York. (July 2)        ...
13:00 2019-07-03

Here's one reason why Americans abroad want to surrender their citizenship Americans residing abroad say that tax complexities are making them rethink their U.S. citizenship, according to a survey from Greenback Expat Tax Services....
00:13 2019-07-04

Tiffany Haddish lands Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially an Eritrean citizen, the birthplace of her father who moved to the United States as a refugee before she was born....
23:39 2019-05-23

Couple battles for son’s citizenship after barred by US government NBC NEWS – The only noticeable difference between Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks, 2-year-old fraternal twins from Los Angeles, is their hair: Ethan’s is black, Aiden’s sandy blond. But from the perspective of the U.S. government, the boys, who were born in Canada, are irrevocably diff...
09:52 2019-06-08

Tiffany Haddish gains Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially a dual citizen with Eritrea, the birthplace of her father, who moved to the United States as a refugee before she was born....
20:00 2019-05-27

Former Georgian president gets Ukrainian citizenship back MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has been given his Ukrainian citizenship back by the country’s new president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who last week took power in Ukraine following his convincing election victory, signed a decree on Tuesday that gav...
16:39 2019-05-28

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers and storms firing the rest of the week and into t...
10:52 2019-06-06

Rain Briefly Backs Off Tuesday We saw a few nice breaks in the action over the weekend but overall sustained repeated rounds of showers, storms and at times, torrential rain. The general 1″-3″ forecast from last week held but there were pockets of 4″-6″ in areas hit repeatedly by heavy rain. A cold front s...
10:39 2019-06-10

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
18:01 2019-05-27

90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Twist?! Why Was Paul's Application for Citizenship Denied? Jealousy, acts of war and no mosquito nets? It all went down on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. Now in Brazil, sans the multiple bags he had to sacrifice to get there on time, Paul......
06:52 2019-07-02

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:00 2019-06-28

2020 hopeful Jay Inslee calls for pathway to citizenship Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is calling for a pathway to citizenship for people in the country illegally and raising refugee limits to historic levels....
21:39 2019-05-31

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

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants....
03:13 2019-06-05

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win Wednesday that avoided a three-game sweep. The two-...
04:39 2019-06-06

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
04:13 2019-07-13

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:52 2019-05-23

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
16:52 2019-05-21

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” at the helm of the European Commission but that he ...
23:26 2019-06-11

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
21:39 2019-05-27

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems....
21:26 2019-06-27

Lamb hits first HR in more than a year, D-backs top Rockies Jake Lamb hit his first home run in more than a year and Robbie Ray threw six strong innings to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MPs would be prepared to bring down any prime minister backing a no-deal Brexit, triggering a general election, amid fears the leadership hopefuls will v...
23:52 2019-05-26

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
09:52 2019-06-17

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post - if she wants it French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be head of the European Union’s executive body...
23:00 2019-06-11

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
17:39 2019-06-18

8 is Great: D-backs go homer happy in 13-8 win over Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philade...
06:52 2019-06-11

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants’ 6-3 win over D-Backs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Posey came into the game hitless in 15 straight at-bats and with only 18 RBIs on the ent...
07:52 2019-06-29

When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done With or without a citizenship question on the census form, the political climate has made immigrant communities wary of opening their doors for census workers....
23:13 2019-06-27

Texas’ election chief resigns after voter citizenship flub AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignation letter Monday. He did so just before the Texas...
23:52 2019-05-27

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

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
13:52 2019-07-19

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-25

Tulsi Gabbard: 'Hyper-partisanship' getting in the way of pathway to citizenship legislation Washington's "hyper-partisan" atmosphere is getting in the way of meaningful progress on approving a pathway to citizenship for DREAMers, Tulsi Gabbard said....
11:26 2019-06-06

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

Walk this way: Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 on 5 straight walks Cody Bellinger's bases-loaded walk _ the fifth in a row given up by Arizona's bullpen with two outs _ forced in the winning run in the ninth and helped the Los Angeles Dodgers edge the Diamondbacks 5-4       ...
10:52 2019-07-03

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to leave or stay in the EU....
20:13 2019-06-19

Arenado, Senzatela lead Rockies to rout of D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered and drove in three, Antonio Senzatela pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 Tuesday night. Charlie Blackmon stayed hot with three hits, and the Rockies (39-35) took over second place in the NL West...
08:26 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
00:13 2019-07-14

Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak Tim Locastro's single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants       ...
02:00 2019-06-24

D-Backs, Phillies set MLB record with 13 combined home runs The Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies combined to hit 13 home runs, a new Major League single-game record, in Monday's 13-6 Diamondbacks victory....
23:26 2019-06-11

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
00:52 2019-05-25

Renault backs new electric car in Andros Trophy for 2019/20 Renault will provide manufacturer backing to the DA Racing team in the top class of the Andros Trophy, as the series switches to electric power in 2019/20...
20:00 2019-07-20

Teenager Gauff backs up Venus win to reach third round American 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff showed her stunning first-round defeat of Venus Williams was no flash in the pan as she outclassed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Wednesday....
06:39 2019-07-04

Brailsford backs Froome to come back after horror crash Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford expects four times Tour de France champion Chris Froome to return to elite cycling after last week's horror crash at the Criterium du Dauphine....
18:52 2019-06-17

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its been beneficial to those states’ economies,” Heather Briccetti, CEO of the Business Council of New York...
02:39 2019-05-30

D-backs place LF David Peralta on IL with shoulder injury SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with an injured right shoulder. The Diamondbacks also called up first baseman Kevin Cron and outfielder Tim Locastro from Triple-A Reno on Friday. Arizona had an open spot on the 25-man ro...
03:13 2019-05-25

The top 10 defensive backs in college football for 2019 is headlined by LSU USA TODAY Sports wraps up its positional rankings for the 2019 college football season by breaking down the best defensive backs in the country.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Iannetta drives in 2 in 10th, Rockies sweep D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Iannetta’s two-run, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory Thursday that completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta, a former Diamondbacks catcher, singled off the center-field wall against Yoshihisa Hira...
02:52 2019-06-21

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:39 2019-07-09

The Londoner: Entreprepurr Jeremy Hunt backs Larry the Cat In today's Londoner: Fears for Larry the cat / Germans want their own John Bercow / Georgia Toffolo joins team Boris / Nick Clegg sticks out "like a sore thumb"...
16:52 2019-07-18

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-14

MLB roundup: D-backs top Phils in record 13-homer game The Diamondbacks hit a franchise-record eight home runs, and they combined with the Phillies for a major-league-record 13 homers as Arizona won 13-8 at Philadelphia on Monday....
10:13 2019-06-11

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
05:01 2019-06-20

Tapia singles in winning run in 11th, Rox beat D’backs 4-3 DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia singled in the winning run in the 11th inning to give the Colorado Rockies another dramatic victory, 4-3 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. It was Colorado’s third walk-off win in four games. The Rockies won two of three over the weekend against Baltimore in th...
03:00 2019-05-28

Pep Guardiola happy to start season with only three centre-backs • Manchester City manager ‘delighted’ with the squad he has• Guardiola wants Leroy Sané to stay despite Bayern interestPep Guardiola has said it is not vital Manchester City sign a new centre-back before the start of their Premier League title defence. Related: Kompany quits Manchester City to becom...
20:39 2019-07-19

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
17:13 2019-06-18

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants' 6-3 win over D-Backs Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
10:00 2019-06-29

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
09:52 2019-06-17

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
19:00 2019-07-02

McMahon drives in 3 as Rockies beat Greinke, D-backs 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
09:00 2019-06-20

Brexit Party MEPs turn their backs on EU anthem Members of Britain's Brexit Party turned their backs on the EU anthem on Tuesday as it was played live at the opening of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, in a move that other lawmakers branded disgraceful and pathetic....
18:26 2019-07-02

Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 for 5th straight home walk-off win All-Star Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a major league-tying fifth consecutive walk-off victory at home, 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
08:00 2019-07-04

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
14:13 2019-06-06

MLB roundup: Bellinger blasts D-backs, extends L.A.'s walk-off run The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their late-game heroics, winning their fifth consecutive home game in walk-off fashion, this time on a Cody Bellinger home run in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory Wednesday over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
09:39 2019-07-04

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister, paving the way for a caretaker government....
19:39 2019-05-21

LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated, Epstein backs Maddon LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated for leukemia, Epstein supports Maddon, prospects set for Futures Game, Yankees-Rays cap hard-fought series       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

MLB roundup: Homer-happy Rockies sweep D-backs Trevor Story had four hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 on Thursday in Denver to sweep a four-game series....
03:00 2019-05-31

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver’s two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie, and Kyle Gibson gave up two hits in eight innings in the Minnesota Twins’ 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Garver’s 11th home run of the season was deep to the berm...
05:13 2019-06-15

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
01:39 2019-06-07

The 10 best college football running backs for the 2019 season USA TODAY Sports ranks the best college football players at each position. The running backs include Clemson's Travis Etienne and Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Shoaib Akhtar Backs India To Win World Cup 2019 India will take on New Zealand in the first semi-final, which will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday. The final of World Cup 2019 will be played at Lord's on July 14....
17:52 2019-07-07

Google Backs Down After New Zealand Murder Case Gaffe Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials lashed out at Google for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case....
11:52 2019-07-05

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
07:52 2019-05-30

Don’t count on competence of census takers In a little over a year, the Census Bureau will be conducting the decennial survey of all Americans that’s mandated by the Constitution. And already there are personnel problems with the once-a-decade survey. The Commerce Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) — which has oversight — cri...
07:26 2019-06-04

Getting hyped for the 2020 census, whistleblowers and all Dear John: I guess your favorite time period is coming soon — the 2020 census. I’m looking forward to your exposé, and whistleblowers coming forward. B.C. Dear B.C.: Yep, the decennial census is almost upon us and, boy, am I excited. More cheating. More politics. More controversy about whether peopl...
08:52 2019-06-09

Descendants of Jews who fled Nazis unite to fight for German citizenship Hundreds of applicants turned down by the government are now looking for answersA group of more than 100 descendants of Jewish refugees who fled the Nazi regime are challenging the German government’s rejection of their applications to restore their citizenship.Anyone who was deprived of their Germa...
16:39 2019-07-10

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
04:26 2019-06-07

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
22:00 2019-07-10

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
07:26 2019-06-05

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecoming for the Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo.  Verdugo was born and raised in Tucson and is a Sahuaro High...
08:52 2019-06-24

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
14:39 2019-05-21

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

NASA backs demo that will 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space. The agency has given Made In Space a $73.3 million contract to demonstrate the ability to 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit using Archinaut One (shown above), a robotic manufacturing ship......
22:52 2019-07-14

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
22:00 2019-06-17

Renault backs Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French ministers have consistently highlighted the importance of ensuring the two-decade alliance between Renault and Nissan remains strong, before planning any further consolidation....
21:13 2019-06-20

Unifor backs UAW's 'nice and aggressive' start to contract talks Unifor President Jerry Dias doesn’t get a chance to sit across from Detroit 3 executives until the summer of 2020 -- all but one Canadian contract expires in September 2020....
02:00 2019-07-16

Merrill Kelly, D-Backs blank Phillies in crisp 3-hitter Merrill Kelly tossed three-hit ball over 7 2/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would not be operationally ready in 2019....
10:52 2019-06-13

Lewis Hamilton performs handbrake turn and backs Wolff for F1’s top job • World champion now concedes Mercedes principal fits bill• GPDA to continue offering input into the future of F1Lewis Hamilton has changed his stance on the suitability of his Mercedes team principal to run Formula One and now says Toto Wolff would make an excellent candidate to take over the sport...
20:26 2019-06-27

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
22:00 2019-06-16

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener....
11:39 2019-06-09

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
00:39 2019-07-10

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand the Framers’ decision to entrust districting to political entities.” The decision could lead to...
20:26 2019-06-27

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
13:00 2019-07-17

UK PM May backs return of maintenance grants for poorer university students Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce her backing on Thursday for the reintroduction of maintenance grants for university students from disadvantaged backgrounds, a move that will pressure her successor to follow suit....
00:52 2019-05-30

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
18:26 2019-07-09

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
22:52 2019-06-16

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
17:39 2019-06-20

Clijsters backs Bertens as contender for Roland Garros title "Eurosport pundit Kim Clijsters says the women’s competition at Roland Garros is “wide open” as defending champion Simona Halep returns without former coach Darren Cahill."...
17:00 2019-05-25

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
23:26 2019-07-11

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
22:00 2019-07-10

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi......
11:13 2019-06-10

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:52 2019-06-04

Wiggins backs Thomas to impress at 2019 Tour de France "Bradley Wiggins says Geraint Thomas as the mental strength to mount a strong bid for a second Tour de France title despite a difficult 2019 season."...
14:26 2019-07-02

Steph Houghton backs ‘scary’ England to improve at World Cup • Captain in bullish mood after narrow win over Scotland• ‘In another day we’d have scored a few more’ she saysSteph Houghton sent a warning to England’s World Cup rivals following their 2-1 defeat of Scotland on Sunday, saying it was “scary” that the Lionesses came out on top despite not playing at...
12:52 2019-06-10

Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has said....
12:52 2019-06-19

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
00:13 2019-05-28

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
22:26 2019-05-21

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
17:26 2019-07-07

Gareth Southgate backs Stones and Barkley after errors against Netherlands • ‘John will get horrible criticism for that mistake’• England to continue playing from the backGareth Southgate has thrown his support behind John Stones and Ross Barkley and insisted his team will continue to play the ball out short from the back after dreadful errors in extra time condemned Engla...
09:52 2019-06-07

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military due to links with the far-right was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group....
19:52 2019-07-17

Ilhan Omar backs AOC on 'concentration camps' at the border comment Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, is backing her freshman colleague, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, over the claim that there were "concentration camps" along the southern border, saying what the U.S. government is doing fits the "general definition."...
23:39 2019-06-21

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that the "one country, two systems" should not be cast aside....
13:52 2019-07-03

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-05-23

Aidy Boothroyd backs England Under-21s’ hard work to excite • Coach out to enhance home reputation in Euros• Boothroyd’s team face tricky French test on TuesdayRoaring lions and motivational lines from figures such as Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate decorate the walls of England’s training base but the home of Sammaurese provides none of the comfort of ...
01:00 2019-06-16

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
13:13 2019-06-04

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy companies.The Crown Estate, which holds the rights...
09:26 2019-07-19

D'backs tie franchise record with 21 hits, beat Rangers 19-4 Eduardo Escobar homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
06:26 2019-07-10

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded jet with 200-plane order Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX jets that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
22:00 2019-06-18

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark the opening of the European parliament.As a saxophone quartet and opera singer performed Beethoven’s ...
15:52 2019-07-02

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not second-string in comparison to the one sent to New Zealand....
15:26 2019-07-19

Census: New immigrants getting older, become a ‘fiscal drain’ on US Despite the media’s obsession with child immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, the average age of new immigrants is 20% older and many are now a “fiscal drain” on the U.S. economy, according to new reports....
16:13 2019-07-02

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26 2019-05-23

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

Why the 2020 U.S. Census Could Change Everything, According to an Expert [Updated] Today, the Supreme Court blocked a crucial citizenship question from being added to the 2020 U.S. census—a question President Trump couldn’t help but chime in on....
00:00 2019-06-28

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
07:13 2019-05-29

Akshay Kumar Praises Mumbai Civic Body, Trolled For Canada Citizenship Twitter users and online trolls raked up Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar's Canadian citizenship after he tweeted today saying Mumbai's municipal body would accept suggestions and grievances on the......
05:52 2019-07-08

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
03:26 2019-05-29

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
18:26 2019-07-03

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
12:39 2019-07-11

You're hired! Lord Sugar backs Johnson despite Brexit jail demand Lord Sugar has backed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister - despite having previously suggested he should be jailed for misleading the public over Brexit....
20:26 2019-06-14

South Australia's Budget backs Adelaide as 'innovation capital of the nation' Upgrades to Lot Fourteen, where the Australian Space Agency is housed, as well as cybersecurity among the initiatives funded under the state's 2019-20 Budget....
03:52 2019-06-19

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

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister....
05:13 2019-06-17

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

DirecTV owner backs free streaming service Locast as hedge NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T, the owner of DirecTV, is backing a free streaming service as a hedge against losing broadcast channels in disputes over fees. TV subscribers are increasingly finding the channels they pay for blacked out because channel owners and the cable or satellite companies can’t ag...
22:39 2019-06-27

Bayliss backs Morgan to remain England captain after World Cup triumph • Head coach trusts captain for T20 World Cup next year• ‘The rest of the boys try and run through a brick wall for him’Eoin Morgan has been backed to remain as the England captain for the foreseeable future after masterminding the World Cup victory.As the ticker-tape settled in the aftermath of Eng...
22:26 2019-07-15

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
04:26 2019-05-22

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

Italy's 5-Star backs Di Maio to carry on as leader after EU vote defeat Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Thursday resoundingly backed Luigi Di Maio to carry on as leader following a bruising defeat in European parliamentary elections....
23:26 2019-05-30

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
19:00 2019-07-02