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House Judiciary Committee targets slew of Trump-tied figures as GOP decries 'subpoena binge'

The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a slew of high-profile individuals associated with President Trump as part of the panel’s investigation into o...

House Judiciary Committee targets slew of Trump-tied figures as GOP decries 'subpoena binge'

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House Judiciary Dems prepare slew of subpoenas for Trump-tied targets House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Tuesday that they plan to authorize subpoenas later this week for a dozen individuals connected to President Trump as part of the panel’s escalating probe into obstruction of justice, public corruption and other alleged abuses by the president. ...
18:26 2019-07-09

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

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president....
20:39 2019-07-11

House Dems subpoena major Trump figures in Mueller probe The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a dozen people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including ​President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. ​The panel also approved subpoenas for docume...
22:39 2019-07-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn, claimed on Tuesday evening that "80-90 percent" of the fellow Democrats who sit on committee are ready to impeach President Trump. ...
03:00 2019-05-22

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
22:00 2019-06-12

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

House Judiciary Committee to Interview Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks in Closed-Door Meeting Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, the panel announced Wednesday, a breakthrough for Democrats who have been frustrated by President Donald Trump’s broad stonewalling of their investigations. The Judic...
15:00 2019-06-13

House Judiciary Committee to hold Mueller report hearing with Watergate figure John Dean Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they would convene a hearing with John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, in an effort to keep the public focus on the Mueller report....
01:13 2019-06-04

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

House thrown into chaos after Pelosi decries Trump's 'racist' tweets on floor UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: The House voted along party lines to allow Speaker Nancy Pelosi to refer to President Donald Trump's tweets about minority Democratic lawmakers as "racist," overriding House rules and GOP objections.The nearly two-hour long delay threw the House into chaos and pushed back a final v...
23:52 2019-07-16

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election....
18:52 2019-05-29

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
21:39 2019-05-21

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations targeting President Donald Trump.On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) to issue subpoenas to current and former Tr...
20:39 2019-07-11

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-...
22:26 2019-06-04

House judiciary releases full transcript of Hope Hicks interview Former White House communications director Hope Hicks told the House judiciary committee she found President Donald Trump's willingness to accept foreign help during an election to be "troubling."...
03:13 2019-06-21

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
21:39 2019-05-21

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements in the aftermath of new documents released on Thursday, asking her to clarify her testimony to the committee last month....
05:13 2019-07-19

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-...
20:00 2019-06-04

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
19:01 2019-05-21

House Judiciary Chair Says President Trump Is Guilty of ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’ (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the spe...
00:01 2019-07-22

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:13 2019-07-11

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
02:00 2019-06-19

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday....
19:00 2019-07-21

House Oversight threatens to subpoena Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee will vote to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday if she does not show up for the panel’s hearing on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, according to a memo sent to lawmakers.The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has ...
00:39 2019-06-24

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into election ...
04:00 2019-07-12

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:52 2019-05-22

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
15:00 2019-06-11

House Intel to subpoena Felix Sater after he fails to appear for testimony The House Intelligence Committee will issue a subpoena to Felix Sater, a former business associate of President Donald Trump who was the chief negotiator for the failed Trump Tower Moscow project, after he failed to show up for a voluntary interview Friday morning.“The committee had scheduled a volu...
16:52 2019-06-21

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee....
16:13 2019-05-21

White House directs Hope Hicks not to comply with subpoena The White House directed former administration officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to comply with a subpoena to turn over documents from their time in the West Wing to the House Judiciary Committee. The White House sent letters to the panel, chaired by Rep. Jerrold Nadler, stating that Whit...
22:39 2019-06-04

House Oversight panel authorizes subpoena for Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing centering on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act. The White House blocked Conway from attending Wednesday’s hearing, prompting t...
22:39 2019-06-27

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
15:26 2019-05-23

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee and Donald McGahn (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Doug Collins, says Democrats are “trying desperately to make something out of nothing.” Collins spoke at a hearing T...
17:52 2019-05-21

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

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway will ignore congressional subpoena A government watchdog found that Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while speaking in her official capacity....
22:39 2019-07-15

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena for House testimony White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena and failed to appear on Monday at a congressional hearing about allegations she violated the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees’ political activity....
01:52 2019-07-16

Judge Upholds House Subpoena Seeking Trump’s Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta, who was appointed by President Barack Obama, said Trump cannot block a House subpoena of financial records. He said the Democra...
15:13 2019-05-21

House Oversight postpones subpoena vote after Commerce agrees to interviews The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday announced it would postpone voting on subpoenaing the Commerce Department after the agency agreed to allow several current and former officials to be interviewed about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The committee stated that former Senior...
23:26 2019-06-05

White House tells Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson not to comply with subpoena The White House instructed two former staffers not to hand over any documents subpoenaed by the House judiciary committee, unnamed officials said Tuesday....
05:13 2019-06-05

Felix Sater, Trump Associate, Skips House Hearing and Now Faces a Subpoena House Democrats want to hear from Mr. Sater about his pursuit of a real estate deal in Moscow with a Trump Organization lawyer during the 2016 campaign....
22:01 2019-06-21

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
19:39 2019-07-12

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
20:26 2019-06-11

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

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes started in Lambeth....
19:13 2019-06-05

Trump Directed Ex-White House Counsel to Defy Subpoena Related to Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Donald McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser. A lawyer for McGahn ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

House panel to move quickly to force former Trump counsel to obey subpoena: Nadler The chairman of the Judiciary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday his panel would move as quickly as possible to go to court to force President Donald Trump's former counsel to comply with the committee's subpoena....
23:52 2019-06-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
00:13 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
00:52 2019-07-03

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

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

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

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

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

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House committee Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump's 2016 campaign to the committee, despite a White House directive advising her not to provide the panel with material from her subsequent time at the White House....
06:13 2019-06-13

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over the bipartisan tradition of defense funding. The fu...
15:26 2019-06-05

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
18:52 2019-05-21

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

House Oversight Committee to vote on whether to force Kellyanne Conway to testify over alleged Hatch Act violations Jim Young/Reuters White House counselor Kellyanne Conway may be forced to testify before the House Oversight Committee if she doesn't attend a hearing this week concerning her Hatch Act violations. The Hatch Act prohibits employees in the executive branch from engaging in political activity while ...
01:13 2019-06-24

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Rep. Adam Schiff, the c...
18:52 2019-06-13

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee...
15:00 2019-06-13

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromise in a marathon overnight session. The bill passed...
16:26 2019-06-13

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

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal....
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Proposals.The House committee session...
13:26 2019-05-22

eBay just launched a slew of new anti-Prime Day deals Amazon’s second day of Prime Day deals has already started, but that doesn’t mean that Amazon is the only place to shop discounted products in the middle of the summer. All of Amazon’s main rivals have launched deals events of their own, including eBay, which announced several sale...
23:00 2019-07-16

Slew of women come forward with new allegations against Epstein: report At least a dozen alleged victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein have come forward to lawyers in New York and Florida with new allegations of sexual abuse, a report said Thursday. The women, many of whom were underage at the time of the suspected abuse, have contacted New York attorney...
05:13 2019-07-12

#Unwantedivanka: awkward moment at G20 prompts slew of Trump parodies Photoshopped images show president’s daughter as interloper at historic moments Ivanka Trump’s prominent role at the G20 summit over the weekend, and her presence at the Korean demilitarised zone with her father, has inspired a slew of parodies under the hashtag #unwantedivanka. Continue reading......
10:52 2019-07-01

GameStop announces a slew of deals for its two-week summer sale GameStop is hoping to be everyone’s destination for all things gaming this summer, with the video game chain kicking off a two-week summer sale that offers a ton of discounts on everything from consoles to toys and more than 200 video games with prices starting at just $4.97. Don't Miss:...
05:01 2019-07-04

A slew of NYC subway lines were suspended ahead of the hottest weekend of the year The MTA reported that the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 trains are all facing delays due to a network communications issue impacting service in both directions, NBC New York reports....
03:52 2019-07-20

City shutters Dumbo’s Time Out food hall for slew of health violations This is a serious time out. Just months after it opened, DUMBO’s ballyhooed Time Out Food Market has temporarily closed after city health inspectors ordered most of its restaurants shut down for a host of stomach-churning health violations last week. Altogether, officials closed down 14 of the bougi...
01:26 2019-07-17

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired.The Labour leader made t...
15:52 2019-07-13

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths.Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

Trump says tariffs on Mexico likely, decries migrant 'onslaught' President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably defy Mexico, U.S. business groups and lawmakers from his own party and impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico to pressure authorities there to clamp down on illegal immigration into the United States....
22:52 2019-06-04

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
23:13 2019-05-22

CBP leader decries 'deplorable' Facebook posts, as probe launched Customs and Border Protection confirmed Friday that it has opened an investigation into a second Facebook page containing posts that mock migrants and members of Congress -- as an internal memo showed a top agency official blasting the “deplorable” social media activity from agents....
20:13 2019-07-05

Spain decries UN working group’s opinion on jailed Catalans The Spanish government lashed out Friday at what it called impartiality of experts working under the United Nations umbrella that had called for releasing from custody three Catalan separatists who are on trial in Spain...
22:00 2019-05-29

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Senate Democrats to the border, blamed the administr...
23:39 2019-07-19

The Best Podcasts to Binge During a Flight It’s rare in this world to have several hours to yourself, with nobody expecting you to be connected to the internet and an almost-comfortable chair to lounge in. So take advantage of your next flight to kick back and binge a really good podcast. Here are our recommendations for the best podcasts to...
22:26 2019-07-18

US envoy decries lack of foreign response to China's attack on Islam Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Uighur MuslimsThe US envoy on religious liberty has said he is “disappointed” at the response of governments in the Islamic world to China’s mass incarceration of Uighur Muslims, suggesting the...
02:00 2019-06-11

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He warned...
14:52 2019-06-09

CHEAP: Binge into oblivion with $1,000 off an LG 4K smart TV Game of Thrones just ended this week, but that doesn’t mean your (TV) watch should end. And if you’re looking for a swanky 4K smart TV, we’ve got just the deal for you. LG’s OLED65C9PUA Class 2019 model has a massive $1,000 discount, now priced at just $2,499. The TV has a massive 65-inch 4K UHD scr...
16:26 2019-05-21

Tim Tebow is on a mini-home run binge Is Tim Tebow finally starting to get the hang of Triple-A pitching, or is this just a blip of power in an otherwise disappointing season? The 31-year-old Mets left fielder pulled a Devin Smeltzer pitch over the right-field wall for a solo home run in the fourth inning of Syracuse’s 7-6 come-fr...
10:13 2019-07-03

How to get back on track after binge eating Many people overeat occasionally, but there are a number of different ways to get back on track. In this article, learn about what to do after binge eating to return to a healthful routine....
08:00 2019-05-31

Done with ‘Stranger Things’? Here Is Your Next Netflix Binge “Dark,” the German time-travel thriller, is often compared to the Duffer Brothers’ nostalgia trip. But in its second season, its ambitions are closer to “The Wire.”...
21:52 2019-07-11

Montana's Gov. Bullock, who didn’t make cut for next week’s debates, decries DNC’s ‘problematic’ criteria Montana Gov. Steve Bullock - who didn't make the stage for next week's first round of Democratic presidential primary debates, told Fox News that the DNC's criteria was "problematic"...
04:26 2019-06-22

Embattled Brazil justice minister decries leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe....
01:13 2019-06-20

9 Netflix Series To Binge Watch This Summer A final season with the ladies of Litchfield, a reunion with Queer Eye’s Fab Five and a harrowing miniseries that sheds light on the Central Park 5 case, here's Vogue’s pick of what to binge watch now...
10:52 2019-07-09

The 5 best TV shows to binge-watch with your dad this Father's Day From "Iron Chef" to "American Ninja Warrior" to "Parenthood," we have five shows to watch with your dad no matter what genre you're looking for.        ...
22:13 2019-06-15

In need of relentless optimism? The 10 best ‘hopepunk’ shows to binge now It’s the TV genre that offers a sunny, uplifting take on the world, in contrast to, well, everything else. Here are the shows to watch when ‘grimdark’ programming becomes too muchThe BBC has announced that it has invested £150,000 in a podcast series that will attempt to cash in on the trend for “ho...
18:13 2019-06-10

UPDATE 3-Embattled Brazil justice minister decries leaked texts in corruption probe Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that a criminal organization was responsible for leaks of his private messages as a federal judge, which raised questions about his ethics while overseeing a major corruption probe....
03:26 2019-06-20

5 TV shows to binge-watch to beat the heat this weekend From ice-cold TV series like "The Terror" to red hot "Hawaii Five-0" and "Love Island," stay in the air conditioning and watch TV this weekend.        ...
07:52 2019-07-18

The history of juiced balls and how today's home run binge fits in With home runs flying everywhere, it's fair to wonder if something is up with the ball. But this isn't new. We take a look at other seasons that saw a spike in offense....
15:52 2019-06-13

Why we love to binge on stressful shows like 'Chernobyl' and 'Black Mirror' Streaming services are currently full of shows that give viewers few reasons to be optimistic, such as Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Netflix's "Black Mirror," both of which depict futuristic dystopias that don't always seem all that far fetched....
18:13 2019-06-22

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that highlights the case for stemming alcohol abuse to curb the opioid epidemic....
10:00 2019-06-11

Binge TV: a lovely sugar rush, but ultimately unsatisfying | Sarah Hughes Viewers who watch all episodes of their favourite shows at one sitting are missing out on something more rewardingHow do you watch TV? All in one gulp or paced out slowly in weekly increments? This week a Radio Times survey suggested that the latter method is falling out of fashion, with 80% of resp...
16:00 2019-06-13

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent to the entire country of Spain, a new report has f...
23:52 2019-07-12

James Corden takes on TV binge-watching in Tony awards opening number James Corden kicked off the 73rd Annual Tony Awards Sunday night with a boisterous, colorful number that highlighted the importance of Broadway in the time of streaming services....
08:39 2019-06-10

Disney takes over Hulu. What's it mean for cord cutters, binge watchers? Change is coming Disney has taken over control of live and on-demand streaming service Hulu. That can help Disney offer bundled video subscriptions to consumers.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Netflix Reveals What's Coming and Going in June 2019: Time to Binge Black Mirror Season 5 June's going to be another hot month for Netflix. Season five of the hit anthology sci-fi series Black Mirror, starring Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie and Topher Grace, premieres on the......
02:39 2019-05-23

Mukbang YouTuber Trisha Paytas Loses 37 Pounds Amid Years of Binge-Eating on Camera YouTube star Trisha Paytas has undergone a physical transformation as she continues to try change her relationship with food. The 31-year-old rose to fame a few years ago with her popular......
23:00 2019-05-31

Sieren's China: Deceptive figures China's economy is growing more slowly than it has over the past almost 30 years. But if we focus only on this fact, we are underestimating the real challenge, says DW's Frank Sieren....
01:39 2019-07-22

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures? O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network.       ...
03:13 2019-06-20

Mercedes can take sequence of success into double figures Formula One champions Mercedes can stretch their unbeaten run into double figures in France on Sunday while rivals Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel still chafe at being denied victory in Canada two weeks ago....
12:52 2019-06-19

KU's Miles figures he's back where he belongs: On sideline Les Miles sat for more than hour, a Kansas pin on his left lapel and his LSU national championship ring on his right hand, answering wave after wave of often repetitive questions as he closes in on his return to coaching — and the Big 12 — with the long-suffering Jayhawks....
12:52 2019-07-16

Nearly 40% of Toronto homes not owner-occupied, new figures reveal Statistics Canada data suggests investors drive housing marketFears of spreading Vancouver-style affordability crisisMore than a third of Toronto’s condominiums are owned by people who don’t live in them, according to new government figures which suggest that more cities across Canada could be facin...
14:26 2019-07-07

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former ruling elite, authorities said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

'Ask Dr. Ruth' and 'Hesburgh' offer intimate looks at giant figures A sex expert and a Catholic priest might sound like the set-up to a bad joke, but they happen to be the subjects of two worthwhile if mildly flawed documentaries, highlighting the over-sized roles that Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Father Theodore Hesburgh came to occupy in the culture....
16:00 2019-05-21

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding tables and people got that extra money in dribs and dra...
14:39 2019-05-21

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
19:39 2019-06-13

George Burgess referred straight to NRL judiciary over alleged eye gouge Souths player charged with dangerous contact to the eyeIncident involved Tigers veteran Robbie FarahGeorge Burgess has been referred straight to the NRL judiciary for an alleged eye gouge in South Sydney’s defeat to Wests Tigers.The match review committee on Friday morning charged the Rabbitohs prop...
06:00 2019-06-28

To Draw Investment to Country, Invest In Judiciary, Says Economic Survey The legal bottleneck in the country with its massive backlog of cases, is a key issue that is detracting from the ease of doing business and discouraging foreign investors from investing in India, the......
19:13 2019-07-04

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:39 2019-05-22

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
12:00 2019-06-11

Government Admits Unemployment Figures Were Leaked, Calls Issue "Serious" The government Thursday admitted in the Rajya Sabha that there has been a data leak of unemployment figures and said efforts were being made to ascertain who was behind it....
14:39 2019-07-18

Lightning strikes twice: Dad wins 6 figures in lottery for the second time in 18 months Peter Alley of Bar Harbor, Maine won a $500,000 prize from a scratch-off ticket he bought for $20 last month.        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Senior Labour figures call for Corbyn to apologise to whistleblowers Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt from senior Labour figures calling on him to apologise for the party's response to an investigation into its antisemitism problem....
22:00 2019-07-15

Italy's Salini drops key figures from corrected Astaldi announcement Italy's biggest builder, Salini Impregilo, issued on Tuesday a corrected version of its announcement of a proposed takeover of ailing rival Astaldi , removing some key figures on planned financing for the operation....
12:52 2019-07-16

Girls in Tech Catalyst inspires women not to be ‘hidden figures’ The Girls in Tech Catalyst conference featured speakers who wanted to inspire women to excel in technology jobs. They told women not to be "hidden figures."Read More...
01:52 2019-06-21

Hyundai Kona Electric Range Figures For India Revealed The Hyundai Kona Electric comes with two electric drivetrains - a 39.2 kWh and a 64 kWh battery version.In India, Hyundai will launch the smaller 39.2 kWh version....
20:39 2019-07-08

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party called for his resignation and demonstrators returned t...
22:13 2019-07-19

Renault-Nissan unsure whether will publish cost-saving figures: sources Renault-Nissan has not decided whether to publish figures on cost savings and other synergies achieved by the alliance over the last year, as has been its custom, two sources close to Renault said, amid growing tension in the partnership....
12:39 2019-07-05

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences....
15:00 2019-07-14

Hidden Figures Way: Street in front of NASA headquarters renamed for pioneers The street outside of NASA's D.C. headquarters has been renamed "Hidden Figures Way" to honor African American women who overcame adversity.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Mattel's Comic-Con Batman Exclusives Include Some Very Colorful Action Figures Oh sure, there are other parts of Mattel’s Dark Knight-themed exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con. But do you really need convincing beyond the return of the Technicolor dreamboat that is Rainbow Batman?...
22:13 2019-06-10

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a show that was crucial to the genre – it’s not only ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction und...
23:26 2019-07-03

New figures on June border arrests show we're 'still in crisis mode,' says Cuccinelli Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said Wednesday that new statistics on border apprehensions in June shows that the system is still in "crisis mode."...
19:26 2019-07-10

Two thirds of knife-point robberies go unsolved each year, figures reveal Two thirds of knife-point robberies in England and Wales go unsolved each year and thousands of investigations end with no suspect being identified, figures have revealed....
02:13 2019-05-30

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have warned that the fight over abortion rights could ...
09:26 2019-05-26

NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony Honoring Hidden Figures NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be joined at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 12, by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and author Margot Lee Shetterly for the renaming of the street in front of NASA Headquarters in Washington – E Street SW – to “Hidden Figures Way...
22:26 2019-06-11

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning platform for kids up to age 18. Hardy told TNW “I w...
01:26 2019-05-22

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh despite Democratic and outside opposition — a move he viewed as one of many victories he secured for advocates who had gathered....
03:26 2019-06-04

Booker dodges question about spokesperson's Biden 'senate judiciary hearing' tweet 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker was unable on Sunday to clarify a tweet his spokesman sent out about former Vice President Joe Biden getting “his own Senate Judiciary Hearing.”...
21:52 2019-07-21

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tribes ...
20:00 2019-07-16

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
11:00 2019-07-21

Twitter to start flagging public figures' tweets it says violate policy, won't remove them Twitter announced Thursday that it would start flagging and reducing the reach of public figures' tweets that violate the social network's rules, but added that it would not remove such tweets due to "public interest."...
23:00 2019-06-27

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary JacksonNasa, the US space agency, has renamed the street in front of its headquarters Hidden Figures Way, honouring the black female mathematicians who defied racial segregation to ...
21:26 2019-06-12

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
20:26 2019-06-10

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández says....
15:52 2019-05-21

The best Netflix series in the UK (May 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you're getting your TV fix online, the chances are you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has over 140 million subscribers worldwide, and so it's made sure there's a diverse range of Netflix shows and Netflix TV series for all sorts of viewers to enjoy.Netflix off...
13:52 2019-05-28

The 5 best mother/daughter movies to binge-watch this Mother's Day From 'Lady Bird' to 'Real Women Have Curves' to 'The Joy Luck Club,' stream these mother/daughter films this Mother's Day, whether you're with your mom or not.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: global homicide figures, neo-Nazi recruitment, Kashmir, and migrants’ plight in USA This Monday, we cover: a record high number of civilian casualties in Kashmir this year; a new UN study showing that more people die due to homicide than war; how neo-Nazis target children online to expand their ranks; and condemnation by the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, over detention ...
21:00 2019-07-08

Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The post Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:00 2019-06-11

Jerry Nadler could subpoena Mueller within two weeks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler told Democratic leaders at a closed-door meeting this week that he could issue a subpoena to Robert Mueller within two weeks if he is unable to reach an agreement to secure the former special counsel’s public testimony, according to two sources familiar with th...
19:52 2019-06-06

Schiff says decision to subpoena Mueller could come this week House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Sunday that expects lawmakers to decide this week whether or not they plan to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress....
21:00 2019-06-23

Victor Davis Hanson: Anti-Trump figures could face 'boomerang effect' as Mueller probe concludes Anti-Trump figures may soon face scrutiny in a "boomerang effect" after the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, political commentator Victor Davis Hanson said Wednesday....
05:39 2019-06-13

Collins on Nadler’s contempt vote: 'He wants to subpoena everything that moves' House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., is pushing ahead with his planned contempt vote against Attorney General William Barr simply because he wants to “subpoena everything that moves,” according to Republican Rep. Doug Collins....
01:26 2019-06-06

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

Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records A federal judge on Monday upheld a congressional subpoena seeking President Donald Trump’s financial records from an accounting firm, arguing that Congress is well within its rights to investigate potential illegal behavior by a president — even without launching a formal impeachment inquiry. U.S. ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Trump’s subpoena appeal headed to Merrick Garland’s court Spurned Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland — whose chance at a spot on the high court was derailed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — may have a key say on whether President Trump’s financial records are released to the House. Trump’s lawyers on Tuesday appealed a lower court’s decision ...
21:39 2019-05-21

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena to appear before Congress on...
02:13 2019-05-22

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strategy of stonewalling Democrats’ mounting investigati...
04:00 2019-05-23

Authorities Subpoena Information on Andrew Gillum’s 2018 Campaign Mr. Gillum, who lost his race for Florida governor, had previously been shadowed by an F.B.I. inquiry into city government in Tallahassee, where he was mayor....
03:13 2019-05-31

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Smollett case. The subpoena was issued by former Illinois Appellate Judge Sheila O’Brien as part of her request for a special prosecutor to investigate ...
17:13 2019-05-23

U.S. prosecutors subpoena records on Boeing 787 production -Seattle Times Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Boeing Co relating to the production of the 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, the Seattle Times reported on Friday, citing two sources familiar with the investigation....
12:00 2019-06-29

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, deferring to President Donald Trump’s instruction tha...
08:26 2019-05-22

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

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
23:39 2019-06-21

Kellyanne Conway says ignoring congressional subpoena is ‘taking one for the team’ White House counselor will not honor a House Oversight Committee subpoena by the July 25 deadline, which means she could be held in contempt of Congress....
23:39 2019-07-16

U.S. prosecutors subpoena records on Boeing 787 production: Seattle Times Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Boeing Co relating to the production of the 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, the Seattle Times reported on Friday, citing two sources familiar with the investigation....
03:52 2019-06-29

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
21:39 2019-05-21

Adam Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI director Chris Wray House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff threatened to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for what he says is the bureau's failure to inform Congress about the status of a counterintelligence investigation into links between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia."We're runni...
00:39 2019-06-13

Robert Mueller doesn’t want to testify, but will he succeed in heading off a subpoena? One thing Robert Mueller made perfectly clear when he delivered his first public statement in more than two years is that he has no desire for a repeat performance before Congress, but will he have a choice?...
15:39 2019-05-30

McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
19:39 2019-05-21

Dems unveil contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn over subpoena snub House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for information related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller'...
21:52 2019-06-06

Ocasio-Cortez rips NY Times for report on Hope Hicks’ subpoena Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed the New York Times on Sunday, describing the newspaper’s treatment about whether former Trump administration staffer Hope Hicks would comply with a subpoena as “Hope’s Choice.” “What gets me is news breaks that this woman is weighin...
01:26 2019-05-27

Trump lawyers to fight bank-records subpoena before Manhattan judge Lawyers for President Trump will appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday to argue that House Democrats shouldn’t be allowed to get their hands on the commander in chief’s financial records through a subpoena — a position that failed to win over a Washington, DC, judge earlier thi...
23:52 2019-05-21

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
09:52 2019-06-11

Mark Zuckerberg to Ignore Canadian Parliament's Subpoena, Maybe Get Found in Contempt The hottest trend sweeping Washington right now has officially arrived in Silicon Valley: Defying lawmakers’ subpoenas is all the rage and Facebook apparently has no plans to be left out.Read more......
03:52 2019-05-28

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
16:13 2019-05-21

Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI's Wray for info on counterintel probes into Trump's campaign House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Wednesday that he was "running out of patience" and might subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray after his agency gave unsatisfactory answers to inquiries surrounding counterintelligence probing into then-candidate Donald Trump's 2...
02:13 2019-06-13

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote A senior Canadian politician is warning that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg could be held in contempt of Parliament if they fail to attend a hearing in Ottawa this week....
21:52 2019-05-28

Trump appeals judge's decision upholding Dems' subpoena for financial records The move, which was expected, has set up an early legal test of the president's strategy of fighting off congressional oversight by rejecting the legitimacy of subpoenas he argues are motivated by politics....
17:13 2019-05-21

Judge declines to block subpoena seeking Donald Trump's financial records A federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Monday said President Donald Trump's former accounting firm must comply with a congressional subpoena seeking the president's financial records....
19:01 2019-05-21

5 TV shows to binge-watch over Memorial Day weekend, from 'Lonely Island' to 'Catch-22' If you want baking humor ("Nailed It!"), literary humor ("Catch-22") or some combination, we have five shows worth watching this Memorial Day weekend.        ...
20:00 2019-05-25

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns last month. But Mnuchin has refused to release the president's returns to Congress....
15:26 2019-05-21

Hidden No More: NASA Honors Its ‘Hidden Figures’ With a Street Renaming Mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were memorably immortalized onscreen by Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe (respectively) in the award-winning 2016 film Hidden Figures. Now, NASA is giving the trio a permanent place of honor, having renamed the str...
17:26 2019-06-14

KU's Miles figures he's back where he belongs: On sideline Kansas coach Les Miles figures he's back where he belongs, on the sideline after 2½ years away from coaching       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

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

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

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

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

Onetime Michelle Obama staffer evades subpoena in Smollett-Foxx case, process server says Tina Tchen, the former chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama, declined Wednesday to be served with a subpoena by a retired Illinois judge seeking the appointment of a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case....
05:13 2019-05-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alastair Campbell claims 'senior' figures in Corbyn's office said vote against Labour Alastair Campbell has claimed "senior" figures in Jeremy Corbyn's office recommended voting against Labour after he was expelled from the party for backing the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
01:13 2019-05-29

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
03:13 2019-06-19

EE targets businesses as it launches 5G 'Phase One' EE will switch on the UK’s first 5G network next week, with coverage going live in six cities on 30 May before arriving in ten further locations before the end of the year.The UK’s largest mobile operator has adopted a ‘demand-led’ approach and will upgrade sites in the b...
16:52 2019-05-22

Senior Labour figures play down 'civil war' claims as Jeremy Corbyn 'held captive' by top aides Senior Labour figures have played down claims the party is in the grip of a "civil war" amid reports Jeremy Corbyn's top aides were accused of keeping the party leader "captive"....
13:13 2019-07-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:26 2019-06-02

Conagra Sales Fall Short of Targets Conagra joined the list of food makers disclosing disappointing results, after competitors, including Kraft Heinz, undercut several of its key brands on price....
21:13 2019-06-27

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
18:39 2019-07-09

Catsburg targets home WTCR podium "Nicky Catsburg has his sights on a podium finish at WTCR Race of Netherlands, his home rounds of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, today."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology....
00:13 2019-06-18

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track filed a federal discrimination complaint over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
22:00 2019-06-20

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, state and local agencies, to target spam call oper...
19:00 2019-06-27

NBN Co reaches its 2019 rollout and activation targets… just After a shaky start, the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been staying largely on track of late, and the most recent word from NBN Co claims that it’s reached more of its targets.Specifically, NBN Co forecast that the number of premises that were ready to connect by FY19 wo...
07:52 2019-07-04

Peacock targets further improvement after Anniversary Games win "Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock warned there was plenty of room for improvement despite a comprehensive T44-47-64 100m victory at the 2019 Anniversary Games."...
23:13 2019-07-20

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-06-19

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned...
14:13 2019-07-01

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
05:52 2019-07-07

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the standings and what you are going to need to start tha...
10:52 2019-07-14

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — US regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters Friday to four companies that used pai...
01:52 2019-06-08

Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington Elite American prospect Shakur Stevenson wants to challenge IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington, and he's willing to come to the UK to do it The post Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13 2019-07-15

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrants coming from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador ...
02:52 2019-07-16

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall numbers would have worked for the Yankees, right? Al...
05:13 2019-07-18

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets The Associated Press has identified a phantom LinkedIn profile that appears to use an artificially generated face, and experts say its activity is typical of espionage efforts on the professional networking site...
02:13 2019-06-13

CUNY professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling committee to ‘burn in eternal fires’ A highly-educated CUNY economics professor claims he was wrongly fired because he was rude. When Associate Professor Caf Dowlah, a Fulbright Scholar with three advanced degrees, was denied a promotion to a full-time teaching slot last year, he blamed a colleague, bizarrely telling her, “what you did...
05:26 2019-06-09

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic debilitating pain....
20:00 2019-06-03

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
18:52 2019-06-28

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
17:00 2019-06-12

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse....
18:13 2019-06-18

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
21:13 2019-06-21

Tesla proved it can hit production targets. Now investors want to see profits The company's second-quarter production and delivery numbers, released late Tuesday, eased investors' concerns about demand for its electric cars and SUVs with the company delivering a record 95,200 vehicles in the last quarter....
19:13 2019-07-03

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
23:13 2019-07-02

Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital, several casualties A car bomb attack on a U.S. convoy in the Afghan capital on Friday, wounded four U.S. service members and killed at least four Afghan civilians, officials said, in the second attack in the city in two days....
13:26 2019-05-31

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
06:13 2019-06-08

IMF Says Pakistan Bailout Sets Ambitious Fiscal Targets The $6 billion loan package for Pakistan approved by the International Monetary Fund last week will require "very ambitious" fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to succeed, IMF......
01:13 2019-07-09

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot A team of engineers and software experts at state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and NewSpace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru based start-up looking at next-generation aviation technologies, is......
09:13 2019-07-12

Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets, experts find LONDON — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage Foundation. She was connected to a deputy assistan...
17:26 2019-06-13

Palestinian Authority Targets Bahrain Conference Attendees The Palestinian Authority has targeted local businessmen who participated in a U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain last week centered on improving the Palestinian economy, arresting one attendee and trying to detain another....
18:52 2019-06-30

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry's emergency service Field Medicine and Support Center....
19:39 2019-07-03

War on numbers: Philippines targets drug killing data Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher numbers given by critics....
13:01 2019-07-18

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:26 2019-07-18

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for being “hostile toward whites.” The DOE-sanctioned group calls itself The Black and Latino...
06:39 2019-07-21

Wimbledon Targets India's 'Nirvana Fan Base' With Lite App The official Wimbledon app is packed with heavy graphics but the new, slimmed-down alternative is designed for fans in places with poorer bandwidth and older smartphones -- especially India....
19:26 2019-07-08

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
13:39 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:39 2019-05-29

Oracle's Revenue Beats Targets in Latest Quarter Oracle reported stronger-than-expected sales and beat profit targets for its latest quarter as the business-software giant’s fast-growing new businesses offset declining old ones....
02:13 2019-06-20

Committee backs Ottawa councillor’s motion to study phasing out single-use plastics in city buildings "You should be able to come to city hall and expect not to eat a meal off of foam plates and use plastic forks and knives," said Coun. Catherine McKenney, who put forward the motion....
21:00 2019-06-18

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open win • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker 43 years ago but she is determined to stick to the...
21:00 2019-06-04

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
22:26 2019-06-11

Honda targets boosted Formula 1 quali mode after first Red Bull win Honda is planning an extra Formula 1 engine upgrade this season and has targeted an improved qualifying mode following its first victory of the V6 turbo-hybrid era...
09:39 2019-07-08

Renault's Zhou targets F2 wins, "not interested" in 'rookie title' Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou says he is not interested in being the top Formula 2 newcomer in 2019 and his target is overall wins and podiums...
17:39 2019-07-11

Three killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and military sources said....
16:52 2019-07-11

Gianfranco Zola turns down new role at Chelsea and targets job as manager • Chelsea legend to leave this weekend when contract expires• Zola rejects ambassadorial position and wants ‘to take next step’Gianfranco Zola will leave Chelsea this weekend upon the expiry of his contract, having turned down the offer of an ambassadorial role at the club and resolved to find work ...
20:26 2019-06-27

Masked Group Targets US Embassy With Arson Attack In Honduras Masked protesters set fire to the gate of the US embassy in Honduras on Friday during massive demonstrations against public sector reforms in the country....
11:00 2019-06-01

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate students and academics told Bloomberg News in recent...
05:00 2019-06-04

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
00:26 2019-07-10

Ultra cyclist targets 24-hour record, with no toilet breaks Riding a bicycle round and round a velodrome non-stop for 24 hours sounds like a form of penance but for 48-year-old James MacDonald it is just another extreme two-wheeled challenge that needs to be crossed off his list....
23:26 2019-06-21

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians. The Indian army said the attack Monday evening was a “failed attempt” to target an army patrol in the sou...
20:26 2019-06-17

On Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Death Anniversary, BJP Targets Congress The BJP today accused former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of not investigating the death of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, despite requests from his family. The party's new working......
17:13 2019-06-23

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says two soldiers have been killed after a car bombing targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir. The bombing late Monday hit the vehicle as it passed through southern Pulwama area and wounded more than a dozen soldiers and two civilians. The two critical...
10:13 2019-06-18

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
13:52 2019-07-10

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
19:52 2019-07-03

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a White House proposal that would freeze requirements...
01:26 2019-06-07

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran nationals with ties to criminal organizations, were tak...
23:39 2019-05-24

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
12:39 2019-06-08

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
07:26 2019-07-20

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable the country's rocket launch systems....
06:39 2019-06-24

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
12:52 2019-05-25

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report "Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday."...
13:39 2019-05-25

India Test Fires 3 Tank-Buster Nag Missiles, All Hit Their Targets Moving closer toward the induction of the Nag anti-tank guided missiles into the Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday carried out three successful test firings of the......
08:13 2019-07-08

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
07:52 2019-06-24

Iran breaks nuclear deal enrichment targets for second time Tehran plans to produce uranium at 5% enrichment as tensions with the US buildIran has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by announcing plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal.In an escalation of the dispute over US sanctions, th...
09:13 2019-07-07

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies....
23:26 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
18:00 2019-07-16

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-02

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
04:00 2019-06-03

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
20:52 2019-05-29

Djokovic books spot in final, targets 16th major No. 1 Novak Djokovic won a 45-shot rally to take control of a tight match in the third set en route to dispatching Roberto Bautista Agut and reaching the Wimbledon final....
17:39 2019-07-12

SpaceX Targets Late June for Falcon Heavy Launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will take to the skies for the third time to launch the US Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission in late June....
12:52 2019-06-12

Apple targets Intel's German modem business for its 5G creds Apple is reportedly in talks to buy Intel’s German modem business as it seeks to take more control over the iPhone’s supply chain.The Information says talks between the two companies started last year, with Intel eager to sell off its modem division.Intel has supplied Apple with modem ...
16:13 2019-06-12

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
21:00 2019-07-14

Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua claims he will learn from defeat and come back stronger The post Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
10:39 2019-06-02

Trump Targets Google's China Ties, Citing Thiel President Trump said the government would look into national-security concerns raised by billionaire investor and Facebook board member Peter Thiel about Google’s ties to the Chinese government....
18:00 2019-07-16

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
13:13 2019-05-22

All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears Will Smith is in for quite a treat teaming up with other All-Stars, potential future teammates with the trade deadline looming       ...
13:26 2019-07-09

AOC attack group targets top Dem -- who voted with her 96% of the time but criticized Omar A far-left group backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is supporting a political newcomer to unseat a 30-year Democratic New York congressman who called out Rep. Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitism....
14:26 2019-06-19

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of......
22:13 2019-07-14

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
22:39 2019-05-29

Ericsson says on track for 2020 targets as second-quarter profit matches forecasts Mobile network gear maker Ericsson posted a second-quarter profit in line with expectations on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment....
11:39 2019-07-17

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game....
17:13 2019-06-17

Trump targets Hispanic vote in Florida battleground for re-election kickoff President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, an indication of Florida's importance to his bid to return to the White House....
15:39 2019-06-17

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: military source At least two people were killed and three wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, a military source said....
16:00 2019-07-11

Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model Chasing the premium smartwatch segment, Huawei-owned Huami is offering two different Amazfit GTR watch sizes, including one with crazy battery life.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

AOC-aligned group targets incumbent Dems who crossed influential freshmen The left-wing activist group that spearheaded the political rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now working to take down several incumbent Democrats who have defied the party's freshman progressive wing, leaving some of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's loyalists on Capitol Hill anxiously wondering if th...
16:39 2019-07-09

Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award • Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership award• Eddie Jones will watch Saturday’s game against SaracensDanny Cipriani has been named the Premiership’s player of the season in further recognition of an outstanding first campaign with Gloucester which he hopes will culminate with a place in England’s Wo...
23:52 2019-05-22

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
15:13 2019-05-25

Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
12:52 2019-05-31

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand from power, steel and petrochemical industries, a government-backed study showed on Wednesday....
13:39 2019-05-29

Dassault Systemes targets life sciences with $5.8 billion Medidata deal France's Dassault Systemes moved to build up its life sciences presence with a $5.8 billion cash deal to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. firm focused on clinical trials....
12:52 2019-06-12

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
01:26 2019-07-20

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
12:26 2019-07-18

Fantasy Football: D'Onta Foreman, Benny Snell among sleeper targets D'Onta Foreman of the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Benny Snell are among the top sleeper running backs in fantasy football this season, according to UPI's Al Butler....
19:52 2019-07-02

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors....
15:26 2019-07-02

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power company to fuel suppliers for more than a decade. The lawsuit was filed Sunday against fuel companies...
22:39 2019-06-30

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
14:39 2019-07-19

Netflix shares fall 10% as streaming giant misses growth targets Netflix added barely half the expected 5 million new subscribersQuarterly figures blamed on content slate not competitionNetflix’s missed its growth targets by a huge margin in the last three months, the company announced on Wednesday, triggering a 10% drop in its share price.Announcing its latest q...
23:26 2019-07-17

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video posted to his church’s Facebook page, the former rugby...
06:00 2019-06-17

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expected 18.71% in May, and added that Turkey will hopefully achieve its targets at the end of the year....
10:52 2019-06-03

Rare May storm targets California; ski resort staying open until August Following the announcement that Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort will stay open into August, more mountain snow is falling as a rare May storm sweeps across California....
04:00 2019-05-27

Manuel Pellegrini lines up top West Ham transfer targets as new structure pays off With less than a fortnight until West Ham head for Switzerland to begin their pre-season preparations, things are beginning to fall into place at London Stadium....
10:39 2019-06-22

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
17:00 2019-05-24

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, on track to hit 2019 targets Anglo American on Thursday posted a 2% rise in second quarter output and reaffirmed full-year production targets, boosted by a restart of operations at its Brazilian iron ore mine and higher volumes of coking coal....
12:26 2019-07-18

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.Read More...
17:00 2019-05-22

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
19:26 2019-06-27

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
20:26 2019-06-11

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of their procurement budgets on recycled materials for ...
04:26 2019-07-19

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today announced the planned introduction of the Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which provides investors with a critical reference view of ETFs versus ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Chelsea reject new Bayern bid as Hudson-Odoi targets September return • German champions £22.5m approach is turned down• Hudson-Odoi making swift recovery from achilles injuryChelsea have rejected a new bid from Bayern Munich for Callum Hudson-Odoi as they attempt to convince him to commit his future to the club, with the England forward understood to be targeting a r...
19:52 2019-06-28

New Cboe Vest Fund Targets Distributions of 3.5% Above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns McLean, VA – Nov. 8, 2017 – The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”) seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a partial buy-write strategy applied to stocks c...
21:52 2019-05-21

Rodri to Man City: Atletico Madrid star warned over alternative transfer targets Rodri has been warned that Manchester City are ready to consider alternative targets as a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder continues to be delayed....
13:39 2019-06-05

Tyson Fury targets ‘biggest fight in world boxing’ with Deontay Wilder • British boxer wants Wilder rematch in 2020• Fury stopped Tom Schwarz in two roundsTyson Fury set his sights on a lucrative rematch with Deontay Wilder after excelling in his first fight in Las Vegas to stop Tom Schwarz in two rounds.Fury revealed that he is scheduled to fight again on 21 September...
14:39 2019-06-16

French bank Credit Agricole targets net profits of 5 billion euros in 2022 French bank Credit Agricole unveiled a new set of higher profit targets for 2022 after it had met its 2019 targets a year ahead of schedule, and said it now expected annual net profits above 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in 2022....
11:39 2019-06-06

Epson launches Moverio Assist, targets remote assistance for SMBs, enterprises Moverio Assist is designed for multiple industries and companies including small- to mid-sized businesses that use on-site field personnel for tasks such as inspections, repairs and maintenance....
09:52 2019-06-06

Cycling: Nibali unsure on Tour de France tactics, Sagan targets green again Italian Vincenzo Nibali is the most successful Grand Tour rider who will start this year's Tour de France on Saturday but admits he might go for stage wins rather than chase overall victory....
20:39 2019-07-05

Westminster mourns victims one year on... as Amber Rudd targets terror recruiters Amber Rudd today pledged a new drive against extremist recruiters as she marked the anniversary of last year's Westminster attack by vowing that Britain will "not be defeated" by terrorism....
16:00 2019-05-21

Trump targets politically diverse Orlando area for re-election kickoff Tuesday President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, a testimony of how important Florida is in his bid to return to the While House....
10:52 2019-06-17

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
20:13 2019-07-18

Short Seller Targets Anta in Another Attack on China's Biggest Sportswear Company Carson Block’s Muddy Waters, a short seller, took aim at Anta Sports Products, becoming the third firm in little more than a year to question the financials of China’s most valuable sportswear company....
14:26 2019-07-08

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in Tokyo.Speaking after winning the Vitality London 10...
20:00 2019-05-27

Continental targets small cars for new fuel-saving 48-volt hybrid drive Continental says it has presented a 48-volt drive system that will allow full-electric operation without the complexity, cost and weight of a typical high-voltage hybrid and about double the emissions reductions of a current 48-volt system....
21:39 2019-07-08

US to probe proposed French tech tax, concerned it 'unfairly targets American companies' "The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow unfairly targets American companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said....
11:26 2019-07-11

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-19

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a record-equaling 24th grand slam title....
16:52 2019-07-12

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
14:39 2019-05-21

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-13

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
19:00 2019-06-27