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California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability

Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability

Source: nytimes.com

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
20:51, 06/21/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
22:51, 07/11/2019

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from pre...
13:00, 07/12/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
19:00, 06/06/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
00:34, 05/16/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
02:17, 07/13/2019

Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in the Pulga area ignited the Nov. 8 fire that killed 85 pe...
04:00, 05/16/2019

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
04:51, 06/09/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
02:51, 06/22/2019

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and others....
13:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before sp...
17:17, 06/07/2019

IBM’s Call For Code hackathon takes aim at California’s wildfire problem IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are hosting a hackathon in early May to come up with solutions to California’s wildfire problem. The company hopes to get developers, engineers, designers, and emergency-responders together to brainstorm solutions as part of...
01:00, 04/30/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
02:51, 05/23/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
23:34, 07/12/2019

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19:00, 06/18/2019

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire ...
16:17, 06/15/2019

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
06:00, 06/09/2019

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
22:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
02:34, 06/22/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
00:34, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
13:17, 06/09/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
20:17, 06/08/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
09:34, 06/09/2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
09:34, 07/13/2019

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subject of a new film, it has been announced.According...
12:51, 07/10/2019

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey Fire....
03:51, 07/11/2019

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused California's 'deadliest and most destructive wildfire': officials California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. caused the most destructive wildfire – which killed 85 and destroyed an entire city -- in the state’s history....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Will Give First-Time Woman Lawmakers Chance To Speak: Om Birla Speaker Om Birla today said he wants all first-time woman members of the Lok Sabha to have a chance to speak in the House during the ongoing session....
19:17, 07/03/2019

US won’t immediately give away $1B for California rail SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration has said it will not immediately give $1 billion it revoked from California’s high-speed rail project to another project. The commitment is included in a legal agreement reached Wednesday with ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
21:51, 07/11/2019

IPOs bring tax jackpot for California; can lawmakers resist? At least six major California tech companies, including Uber and Airbnb, are scheduled to go public this year, generating billions in profits. It’s an enticing opportunity for lawmakers to fund chosen causes — a temptation legislative leaders say the...
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If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their pa...
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California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump&...
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U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
22:17, 05/01/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
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California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days.        ...
13:34, 06/14/2019

California becomes 1st state to give taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., signed a bill into law on Tuesday making young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and yo...
13:17, 07/10/2019

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12:51, 05/21/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
17:17, 05/21/2019

California chief praises cop allegedly slain by illegal immigrant, hits lawmakers who make it 'more difficult’ The police chief of a tiny California department that lost an officer the day after Christmas when he was killed after stopping an illegal immigrant suspected of driving drunk took a swipe at lawmakers Monday during a ceremony to pay respects to peac...
20:51, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers agree to make California first state to pay full health benefits for some adults living in country illegally....
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This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western U.S., this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
19:34, 06/17/2019

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
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07:17, 05/11/2019

Turning a liability — a mothballed plant — into an asset FCA's fast-moving plan to turn a brownfield into a vehicle assembly plant is a reminder that mothballed plants can enable an automaker to chop months or years off the timetable to add capacity and seize on a market opportunity....
11:00, 05/11/2019

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18:51, 07/05/2019

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18:51, 06/11/2019

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal Ireland will not allow the Northern Ireland "backstop" clause in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement to be dropped because doing so would be as big a threat to the country as Britain leaving without a deal, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday...
15:17, 06/15/2019

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21:34, 06/13/2019

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile, because of fears that the threat of a no-deal Br...
08:51, 07/02/2019

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
02:17, 07/11/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
23:34, 05/23/2019

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
15:34, 07/09/2019

BlackRock infrastructure chief 'wary' of UK utilities investment risk The global head of infrastructure investing at BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, said he would be "very wary" of investing in UK utilities given the rising threat of nationalisation under a Labour government....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Dublin warns Johnson and Hunt over Brexit backstop Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned the EU will not consider any changes to the Irish border backstop, after the Tory leadership contenders hinted they would try and get it scrapped if they become prime minister....
19:17, 07/16/2019

Ireland says too late to tweak controversial Brexit backstop It is too late to tweak the Irish "backstop" mechanism in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said it must be changed....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Johnson: Brexit backstop is 'terrible moral blackmail' Boris Johnson has told Conservative Party members the Irish border backstop is a "terrible moral blackmail" and represents the "incoherence" of the UK's Brexit strategy....
23:00, 07/02/2019

UK PM candidates set high bar for Brexit talks: no Irish backstop The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient....
03:17, 07/16/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Florida utilities fortifying power grid to resist major storms With just one named storm so far in the Atlantic hurricane season, Florida hasn't yet faced any serious weather danger -- but state officials are trying to get ahead of trouble they know will arrive someday soon....
14:00, 07/11/2019

EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt's backstop plan Next PM will be told in ‘no uncertain terms’ that axing backstop amounts to no dealBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backstop from the withdrawal agreement will be rejected outright by the European Union, EU sources ...
13:51, 07/16/2019

No Brexit deal possible with Irish backstop still in place, says UK PM candidate Hunt Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to be the next prime minister, said it would be impossible to have a European Union withdrawal deal that included the current Irish backstop provision....
15:17, 07/02/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid: 'Ireland is key... I would renegotiate the backstop' The home secretary, Sajid Javid, insists that it is possible to renegotiate the UK's withdrawal agreement with the EU and, in particular, the Northern Irish backstop....
13:17, 06/02/2019

Hunt and Johnson's backstop admission risks 'crash out exit' Both Tory leadership contenders have been accused of making a dramatic pivot towards a no-deal Brexit after they ruled out accepting a potential key concession from Brussels....
12:17, 07/16/2019

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
08:34, 06/13/2019

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06:00, 06/21/2019

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs: paper British Prime Minister Theresa May's new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday....
01:17, 05/20/2019

UK PM candidates say time limit would not make Northern Irish backstop acceptable The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister both said on Monday that they would not be willing to accept the so-called Northern Irish backstop element of Theresa May's Brexit deal, even if a time limit was set....
21:17, 07/15/2019

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19:34, 05/28/2019

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 worked in public utilities office and had pass to enter the area The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
17:34, 06/01/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
19:17, 06/14/2019

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand is working on a 5G flagship for later this year. An...
12:51, 06/13/2019

PG&E Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures The California utility disclosed in a filing that securities regulators are looking into how it disclosed and accounted for losses from fires in recent years....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prepared and they want to make sure the community is too.  Tucson Fire Officials said now is the time to ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
00:17, 06/30/2019

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
14:51, 06/28/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry Fire Management Officer Phillip Elliott, the fire is currently burni...
06:34, 06/20/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
22:17, 06/10/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters...
02:00, 07/11/2019

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
05:34, 06/19/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefight...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wild fire in northeastern Spain that has burned over 5,500 hectares and forced the evacuation of 53 residents...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Florida Everglades wildfire almost doubles in size in a day FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire in the Florida Everglades has almost doubled in size in the past day. The Florida Forest Service on Tuesday tweeted that the blaze had grown to 31,500 acres (12,750 hectares) and is only about a third contained...
21:00, 06/25/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
07:51, 06/08/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
23:34, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Wildfire investigators found PG&E broke law SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local): 5 p.m. A Cal Fire official says investigators found PG&E violated utility law and forwarded their conclusions to the local district attorne...
02:34, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned about 3 square kilometr...
11:34, 07/16/2019

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto National Forest has charred about 57 square miles (1...
21:51, 06/16/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heatwave Firefighters and aircraft are battling for a third straight day Friday to contain a major wildfire that started in a pile of chicken dung and raced across the hills of northeastern Spain amid a heat wave...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
05:34, 07/13/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to the town, rages out of control....
04:51, 06/02/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire. “Fire season can be year round, but certain...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
20:00, 06/29/2019

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe highlight of the social calendar in Paradise is Gold Nugget Days, a fair that celebrates its 19th-century...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to endure the peak of a recent heat wave, with temper...
14:17, 06/28/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic exposure to smoke will double in coming decades. (June ...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service officials confirmed lightning started the wildfire Sund...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Traffic backs up on I-95 in Florida as wildfire shuts road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic is backed up on a section of Interstate 95 in Florida after authorities closed a section of the freeway in response to a nearby wildfire. First Coast News reports that detoured traffic was backing up ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
11:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting. It recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outs...
17:51, 05/26/2019

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
04:00, 07/09/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
00:34, 06/01/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
17:17, 06/19/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated. Fire spokesman Dick Fleishman ...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
03:00, 05/23/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
06:17, 05/16/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre)...
11:17, 07/12/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif., to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
06:51, 05/08/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California....
01:17, 06/06/2019

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze the region has seen in 20 years.Read more......
02:17, 06/28/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level region....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could give the blaze fresh impetus Saturday. Miquel Buch...
15:00, 06/29/2019

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and...
13:17, 07/12/2019

Experts forecast wildfire danger increasing in parts of Western Canada This year's fire season forecast is normal across the country for the month of May, but the hazard is expected to increase for much of Western Canada this summer....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:34, 07/10/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
10:51, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
22:34, 05/22/2019

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to see the destruction caused by a wildfire in Novemb...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
07:17, 06/12/2019

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
15:51, 05/30/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
16:51, 07/12/2019

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
21:34, 05/30/2019

No immediate threat to High Level as out-of-control wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta: officials Wildfire officials said Monday morning there was no immediate threat to the community of High Level as a wildfire burned out of control in northwestern Alberta....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
05:00, 06/28/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
23:34, 05/24/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
04:51, 05/29/2019

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
03:51, 07/05/2019

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Take Apart Your Stuff Before You Give It Away I almost lost my high school diary this weekend. Thankfully my old filing cabinet was so heavy, the Craigslist user taking it away had to pull all the drawers out before she could carry it downstairs. That’s how she noticed the diary, some childhood ...
23:00, 07/09/2019

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Liam Hemsworth: 'Gut-wrenching' loss of home to wildfire 'sped up' wedding to Miley Cyrus The "Hunger Games" actor says the loss of the couple's home in last year's Southern California wildfires brought them closer together. "We felt like we’d lost a big part of our lives, so we wanted to make a new part of our lives," He...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Should You Give Your Kid 'Salad Frosting'? Kraft has a new product for kids: Salad “frosting.” It’s ranch dressing in a squeeze pouch. The plug (if it isn’t obvious): Kids don’t like salad but they do enjoy sugar, so trick ‘em into eating more greens with this special label, you sneaky paren...
22:51, 06/11/2019

My son's sobby protests really get to me. Should I give in? When I returned to find my son crying in a heartbreaking way, he quickly detected that a weak link had entered the equationI returned home from a gig the other night and everyone in the house was asleep, bar our four-year-old son, who was crying in a...
09:34, 06/22/2019

Give Us Your Indy 500 Predictions 33 drivers have qualified for their spot on the grid of the Indianapolis 500. The green flag is about to fall for the 103rd running of one of the greatest races of the year. With one-lap averages in qualifying hitting 228 miles per hour, these racers...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Why Your Toddler Gets Mad When You Give Them What They Wanted As soon as kids begin to talk—or even non-verbally indicate a preference—we start to give them choices. Do you want to wear the red shirt or the yellow shirt?Would you like a peanut butter or grilled cheese sandwich for lunch? Should we read Goodnigh...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Some Palestinians Give Up on Their Own State Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinians’ frustration and offer a blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not fulfill all their long-sought national aspirations....
20:17, 06/08/2019

GIVE A WOMAN A MOMENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Last week’s Big Little Lies season premiere was good as far as it goes, but it lacked a certain something. Most of this could be put down to the fact that the episode had to spend a lot of time scene-setting and establishing where all of our protagon...
21:34, 06/17/2019

The Easiest Way to Give Eyedrops to Your Kid I’ve pinned children down for unpleasant procedures (snot suctioning, nail trimming) so many times I’m a pro. But when the doctor told me I needed to give my young toddler eyedrops, I thought that was the limit of my talents as a parent. Not so: ther...
01:34, 06/20/2019

Nintendo has no plans to give up on the 3DS just yet Nintendo of America may have a new president, but its approach to supporting the 3DS console is the same as ever: if you want it, we've got it. During E3 2019, the new president, Doug Bowser, told Time that the handheld console "continues t...
11:34, 06/16/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
23:51, 06/05/2019

Just 2 lawmakers have seen less-redacted Mueller report On the eve of Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, only two lawmakers have set eyes on secret information that Barr withheld from public view. Barr offered access to a less-redac...
14:51, 05/02/2019

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
20:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans saying they have been left in the dark....
13:34, 05/15/2019

These 3 lawmakers know the secrets in Mueller's report The fate of Donald Trump’s presidency may hinge on Congress’ handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report — yet just three rank-and-file members of the House are allowed to view Mueller's confidential files. Reps. Val Demings (D-Fla.), Eric S...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and...
05:34, 06/08/2019

107 Bengal Lawmakers Will Switch To BJP "Very Soon", Says Mukul Roy As many as 107 legislators of Trinamool Congress, the Left and the Congress are in touch with the BJP, party leader Mukul Roy claimed on Saturday, vowing to bring down the Mamata Banerjee government......
03:34, 07/14/2019

War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentarian from Satna Lok Sabha seat, has spoken in a......
22:34, 06/03/2019

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
18:00, 07/01/2019

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
07:51, 05/31/2019

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany̵...
10:17, 06/22/2019

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential...
14:00, 05/30/2019

In "Discipline Sessions", PM Modi's Advice For BJP Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised BJP parliamentarians to "attend parliament regularly" and focus on their constituencies in the first of a series of meetings in the backdrop of controversies......
08:17, 07/04/2019

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
23:00, 06/23/2019

Lawmakers aim for Pulse to be designated national memorial Members of central Florida's congressional delegation are introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred three years ago by a supporter of the Islamic State....
19:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
20:34, 05/28/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers considering one-week delay in Mueller testimony Two U.S. House committees are considering a one-week delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony to allow more time for lawmakers to question him, sources told Reuters on Friday....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party for "engineering" their "defection" in the Rajya......
16:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers will delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time, the committees said on Friday....
03:00, 07/13/2019

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool’s extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation f...
16:00, 05/08/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our......
16:17, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers eye stricter gun control measures in Delaware DOVER, Del. (AP) — A package of stricter gun control measures proposed by Democratic lawmakers is getting its first hearing in Delaware’s legislature. Among the bills to be considered by a Senate committee Wednesday is a proposed ban on certain...
13:00, 05/08/2019

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
05:17, 06/11/2019

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
02:51, 07/10/2019

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
14:34, 06/13/2019

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
01:34, 07/10/2019

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: Ahead of the 17th Lok Sabha session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Parliament House. He said that "every word of Opposition was valuable". ......
10:34, 06/17/2019

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promoting the rule of law, digitalization, competitiveness and the fight against climate change....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Cooks, crooks and videotape: Europe's new lawmakers From a TV chef and stand-up comic to a man in jail and a former prime minister famed for raunchy mansion parties, the new European Parliament features no shortage of less than run-of-the-mill lobby fodder....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
19:34, 04/28/2019

NY lawmakers vote to let inmates use phone before solitary ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Inmates sent to solitary confinement would get to make a phone call first under legislation heading to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk after passing the Democrat-led Legislature. Under the bill, inmates would also be allow...
23:00, 05/09/2019

UK’s May finds Trump tweets about lawmakers ‘unacceptable’ A spokesman says British Prime Minister Theresa May thinks President Donald Trump used “completely unacceptable” language in his tweets about four Democratic congresswomen...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffle in parliament One person apparently fainted during melee prompted by row over extradition lawHong Kong’s legislative assembly descended into chaos on Saturday as lawmakers for and against amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the cha...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing The president of the pilots’ union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. Daniel Carey says it won’t be easy to restore trust in a...
06:51, 06/19/2019

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, o...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Anderw Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
02:51, 05/30/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
02:51, 07/02/2019

NY lawmakers jump into fight over Trump tax returns ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s senate is poised to approve a bill that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run around the administrationR...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I think that I’m like everybody else that has ...
03:34, 05/07/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
21:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
05:00, 06/26/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
15:17, 05/24/2019

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislati...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
11:51, 07/12/2019

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from certain state-funded aid, including need-based gr...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
10:00, 06/02/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough in resolving a longstanding impasse over Brexit....
23:00, 05/14/2019

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
14:17, 06/05/2019

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
11:51, 07/12/2019

Lawmakers demand Labour take anti-Semitism seriously LONDON (AP) — Some 90 senior members of Britain’s opposition Labour Party have urged the group’s leader Jeremy Corbyn to expel a lawmaker accused of being an apologist for anti-Semitism. The demand came soon after the party lifted its sus...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Appear Before Speaker At 6 PM: Top Court To 10 Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers The 10 Karnataka lawmakers who have alleged that their resignations hadn't been accepted in an attempt to help the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition, were asked by the Supreme Court to meet the......
08:51, 07/11/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)      ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

It's Not Even June And The Mets Look Ready To Give Up The Mets got entirely shut out by the Miami Marlins over the weekend, losing 2-0 on Saturday as 23-year-old starter Pablo Lopez threw a one-hitter, and then going down in a 3-0 loss on Sunday against 23-year-old Sandy Alcantara, who only gave up two ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? Anti-abortion activists have been bashing away at abortion’s legality and accessibility for decades, but the past two weeks have been especially dramatic. On May 15th, Alabama passed the most restrictive law in the nation, which would grant no except...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Snooki Wants to Give Birth to Baby No. 3 Already: "Come Out You Little S--t" Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's unborn child has officially overstayed his welcome. The 31-year-old Jersey Shore star is set to any day now give birth to her and husband Jionni......
01:51, 05/27/2019

Let's all give our kids the gift of an investment The concept of compounding is the most important financial lesson we can impart to our children. Only when investment gains begin to earn investment gains of their own are you truly on the path to building meaningful wealth....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Give This One to the Raptors, but the N.B.A. Finals Aren’t Over What is the significance of a victory over a Warriors team that had lost to injury two probable Hall of Fame players — Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant?...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Give Mom Two Framed Photos of Yourself For $100 at Framebridge We love Framebridge for their nice frames and impressive gallery walls, and now, it seems the service is coming through for Mother’s Day, too. For a limited time, you can get two Chloe frames—normally $65 each—for $100. Upload your photos by May 5 to...
20:34, 05/02/2019

Give Trump a One-Way Ticket to the Moon!!! Donald Trump, like most children, is interested in space travel. Specifically, he’s started voicing a desire for another American mission to the moon and then to Mars....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Give Dad the Gift of Dremel For Just $45, Today Only You might not need to use a Dremel all that often, but it’s one of those things everyone should keep in their tool box, if only for sanding wood and carving jack-o-lanterns. Today only as part of a Gold Box deal, Amazon’s discounting the Dremel 3000 ...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Give Your Kid Office Supplies to Play With My husband works with steam process equipment and often brings home these big catalogues of products. Only one person in our home has ever had any interest in what was inside (that person would be him)—until we had a kid. Our daughter gets excited wh...
16:17, 06/12/2019

Give Us Your Indy 500 Qualifying Predictions This weekend marks one of the most beautiful times of the year: Indy 500 qualifying. On May 18th and 19th, ultra-fast open-wheel cars will be flying around the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit seeking their quickest possible times. And w...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
18:34, 04/28/2019

| I never give up, says Gauff as she bows out of Wimbledon Coco Gauff says she hopes that one thing her adoring fans at Wimbledon have learned about her in the past week is she is a "fighter" and "never gives up"....
03:51, 07/09/2019

It would be a mistake to give up on these fantasy stalwarts In fantasy baseball, slow starts are the worst. Not only do you have to look at these horrible stat lines dragging down the rest of your team, but if it is a player of actual quality, you’re also forced to endure countless lowball trade offers that m...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Would you give up your smartphone for one week in order to win $1,000? Do you have what it takes to win the Flip Phone Challenge? Frontier Bundles, a company that offers internet, cable, and phone service bundles is offering $1,000 to the "one brave soul" willing to replace his or her smartphone with an old school flip ...
10:34, 06/07/2019

If you can give up your smartphone for a week, this company will pay you $1,000 There’s a good chance you’re reading these words right now on a smartphone. And just as good of a chance, in fact, that you’ve been essentially either tethered to your phone all day or it’s at least been within arm’s rea...
05:17, 06/07/2019

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
05:00, 06/21/2019

Just give Virgil van Dijk the Ballon d'Or now "Virgil Van Dijk shrugged off the question as adeptly as he has shrugged off all the of the best forwards on display in English and European football this season."...
10:17, 06/02/2019

Quigley, Vandersloot give Sky win over Storm Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79        ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament, trade minister Liam Fox will say on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions....
03:17, 05/14/2019

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immig...
23:34, 05/31/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
02:51, 06/13/2019

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on veils....
10:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:34, 05/21/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way ...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visits Canada...
23:17, 05/28/2019

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
04:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
07:51, 06/01/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
00:51, 05/21/2019

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups...
18:00, 06/13/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
23:34, 05/26/2019

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
21:51, 06/10/2019

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
01:17, 05/29/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Ala...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
11:17, 05/15/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Raise Pressure on Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
16:34, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumult prompted Democratic leaders Monday night to del...
16:00, 06/11/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal j...
21:17, 06/10/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday....
18:34, 05/12/2019

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legisl...
13:00, 06/11/2019

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
22:34, 05/25/2019

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jers...
00:51, 06/05/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and othe...
14:17, 05/24/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is currently dogged by calls for his resignation after...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest state t...
10:00, 05/18/2019

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
11:51, 05/31/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
14:17, 06/07/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts have testified in Texas about a bill that seeks to expand the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse victims after lawmakers tried to remove a key provision. The women’s...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Facebook exec meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
05:17, 07/02/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected to be tasked with enforcing an eventu...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Portuguese lawmakers support teachers over back pay claim Portugal's government was under pressure on Friday from a broad alliance of lawmakers to grant teachers salary increases held back over several years since 2005, a payout that could undermine efforts to balance the budget....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Kentucky Governor Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Pension Issue FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has sent a letter to state lawmakers to try to build support for his pension bill that he hopes to have considered in a special legislative session. The Republican governor’s letter Wednesday comes...
23:00, 05/08/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
03:17, 06/21/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in the existing system....
19:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
21:34, 06/20/2019

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records...
03:17, 07/03/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur...
12:00, 07/03/2019

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
18:34, 07/04/2019

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
03:00, 07/07/2019

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit against parliament's wishes....
21:17, 07/07/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
21:34, 05/08/2019

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissione...
02:34, 07/02/2019

Lawmakers concerned over chemicals in rubber-surfaced playgrounds Thirty-three states introduced legislation related to chemical safety on various issues as federal government lags behindThousands of playgrounds and sports fields around the country have been covered with crumb rubber from recycled tires, and some e...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Floridians Gave Ex-Felons the Right to Vote. Lawmakers Just Put a Big Obstacle in Their Way. State legislators adopted limits on which Floridians with felony records should be eligible to vote, six months after a ballot measure restored their rights....
23:34, 05/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
00:34, 07/17/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro....
04:17, 05/08/2019

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....
11:51, 06/24/2019

The Latest: No Medicaid plan as Kansas lawmakers adjourn TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 3:15 a.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has wrapped up most of its business for the year without passing a plan to e...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Kansas lawmakers in impasse over budget, Medicaid expansion TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is locked in an impasse over a Medicaid expansion plan favored by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. It’s been unable to pass a new budget that will keep state government operating afte...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to end exemptions in state laws for rape by a spouse are gaining renewed attention in the #MeToo era. Vestiges of the so-called “marital rape exemption” or “spousal defense” still exist in most st...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
01:51, 07/02/2019

PM Asks BJP Lawmakers To Take 150-km ''Padyatra'' On 150th Gandhi Jayanti Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed BJP parliamentarians to go on a 150-km ''padyatra'' or foot-march in their constituencies to mark "Gandhi 150" or the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma......
09:00, 07/09/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections....
12:51, 06/24/2019

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
03:17, 07/11/2019

Mom of baby who died in ICE camp brings lawmakers to tears WASHINGTON – A Guatemalan mother whose baby girl died after being in a US immigration detention facility told lawmakers Wednesday the US is locking up children in cages as if “they were animals.” “I’m here today because I don’t want any m...
04:17, 07/11/2019

"Bharat Mata Ki Jai", "Jai Shri Ram" Slogans As Lawmakers Take Oath Many newly-elected members on Tuesday raised slogans after concluding their oath in Lok Sabha, with some even engaging in raillery and heated exchanges, ignoring the Chair's direction to desist from......
18:17, 06/18/2019

"Find One": Mamata Banerjee's Dare After PM Says "40 Lawmakers In Touch" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that 40 Trinamool lawmakers will join the BJP, has prompted Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to issue a dare....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Trinamool Wants PM Nomination Scrapped For "Lawmakers Joining BJP" Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative......
14:17, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in support of the opposition....
00:34, 05/08/2019

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
20:17, 07/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week Two U.S. House committees are expected to delay for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow more time for lawmakers from one of the panels to question him, sources said on Friday....
20:34, 07/12/2019

"Didi, 40 Of Your Lawmakers In Touch With Me": PM Modi's Stunning Claim Forty lawmakers of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in contact with the BJP and will change camp as soon as the results are announced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed today. The BJP is......
13:17, 04/29/2019

Pelosi slams Trump for ‘xenophobic’ tweets about Dem lawmakers House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked President Trump for his “xenophobic comments” when he called on four female Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to their countries. ​”​When​ @realDonaldTrump​ ​tells four American Congres...
19:34, 07/14/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own digital money....
22:17, 07/16/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
12:51, 05/01/2019

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
23:00, 07/09/2019

UK lawmakers back gay marriage, abortion access for NIreland British lawmakers have voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages and expanding abortion access in Northern Ireland if the assembly there doesn’t reconvene by Oct. 21...
00:17, 07/10/2019

SNC-Lavalin affair: Canada's Trudeau expels lawmakers Canada's prime minister has expelled two lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Party, saying "trust has been broken" after one accused the government of pressuring her to go easy on a major company accused of wrongdoing....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
13:51, 07/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
13:00, 07/02/2019

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
16:17, 07/13/2019

Brain-Machine Interfaces Could Give Us All Superpowers The new documentary 'I Am Human' chronicles how neurotechnology could restore sight, retrain the body, and treat diseases—then make us all more than human....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Give Your TV A Brain With the 4K and HDR-Ready Roku Premier For Just $29 If you somehow still own any TVs that don’t have smart apps or a streaming dongle plugged into them, you won’t find a better deal than the 4K and HDR-compatible Roku Premiere for just $29, down from the usual $40 (which itself is a bargain)....
14:34, 05/06/2019

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 ...
07:17, 05/22/2019

At $5,495, Would You Give This 2011 Think City Electric Some Serious Thought? The best place for a small electric car is in the city, and with a reasonable day range and put-it-in-your pocket parkability, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Think is about as City as they come. Let’s see if its price however, has you avoiding it ...
16:17, 05/06/2019

Firefighters Give Tips For Swimming Safety LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–With two drownings in Kentucky within the last week, officials want to remind people to be careful as they get ready for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. The forecasted highs are near 90 this Memorial Day weekend and a...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler each hit three-run homers as the Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday afternoon.      ...
00:51, 05/27/2019

Give Your Home a Hamptons Makeover This Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. If......
15:00, 05/07/2019

Leaked hi-res images give us our best look yet at Apple’s iPhone 11 There will be several high-profile flagship smartphone launches between now and early September, but Apple’s upcoming new iPhone 11 is already stealing the spotlight. We’ve got the Galaxy Fold, the Galaxy Note 10, and several big launches...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract the Broncos gave him Tuesday....
04:00, 05/29/2019

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish: CNBC Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. wireless competitor, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th...
17:00, 05/29/2019

NYC to give up $1.3 million rather than follow abortion rule NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will give up $1.3 million in federal funds rather than comply with a Trump administration rule that bars federally funded clinics from making abortion referrals. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that the city’s pub...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa questions such as "Alex, how do I treat a migraine?" or...
15:00, 07/10/2019

My alcoholic fiance has tried to give up but keeps hiding cider in his bag He blames stress at work for his drinking and has been diagnosed with anxiety, but he even drinks at work. With two small children to look after, I can’t cope with it any moreMy fiance is an alcoholic and, although he has admitted it, we go round in ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

"God, Don't Give Them Beyond 250": Jagan Reddy's Special Prayer For BJP The YSR Congress has been elected to power in the Andhra Assembly with a massive mandate of 151 from 175 seats, virtually decimating Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party. ......
18:34, 05/26/2019

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish -CNBC Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. wireless competitor, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Barnes & Noble isn't ready to give up on the E-Ink Nook Just in time for beach reading, Barnes & Noble is releasing a new Nook with a 7.8-inch screen and waterproof design. The new GlowLight Plus has the company's largest E-Ink screen to date, and as with past models users can choose between a co...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Parents of slain boy agree to give up custody of other son An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Dak Prescott won't give Cowboys discount on new contract Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott says he wants to be among the NFL's highest-paid quarterbacks, meaning the franchise won't be getting a discount on his new contract....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Shanahan wants to give more details on Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan knows he...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Motorola’s $500 Moto Z4 doesn’t give up on the mods Motorola this week announced the Moto Z4, the latest in its family of phones compatible with attachable accessories. Quite frankly, I’m kind of amazed that Motorola is still making modular phones three years later, but I’m all for it. The company is ...
01:17, 06/01/2019

This iPad case dweller can give you rabies Chalk this one under the "you can't make this up" category, but an iPad owner from New Hampshire had a surprise encounter with a cave-dweller turned into a case-dweller, and a rabid one at that.Yes, we mean a rabid bat that had lodged between the scr...
13:17, 05/31/2019

Odell Beckham will finally give Browns what they want BEREA, Ohio — Odell Beckham Jr. reported for Cleveland’s mandatory minicamp and will practice Tuesday after missing most of the team’s voluntary workouts. The star wide receiver has been training in California, and missed nine of 10 prac...
06:17, 06/04/2019

‘So Help Me God’ No More: Democrats Give House Traditions a Makeover The Democrats running the House are changing things, including sometimes omitting words from the swearing-in oath, and some Republicans are not pleased....
11:34, 05/11/2019

Will Equinox Hotel give you the best sleep ever for $700 a night? How much would you pay for a good night’s sleep? Opening July 15, the new Equinox Hotel in Hudson Yards, which promises to “own sleep like no hotel before,” is betting you’ll fork over some $700 a night. “The rooms are designed as a sleep chamber,” s...
03:17, 06/18/2019

Give The '90s Some Love With These On-Trend Strappy Sandals Apart from their obvious '90s allure, these sandals embody summer-cocktail-party chic whilst sustaining a cool edge that will have you blend into any summer social circle...
10:51, 06/16/2019

My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he likes his Juul so much he doesn't plan to get rid of it....
16:17, 06/16/2019

Let’s give these 7 underrated beers the love they deserve There are at least 7,436 breweries operating in America, as of the most recent official count. Assuming each brews five beers—a low estimate—a person could drink a new beer every day for 100 years and still not have consumed them all. Of course, by t...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
08:17, 06/21/2019

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLUPDATE: Google has just confirmed the rear design of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. We have updated this article with newer concept renders.###There’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment mak...
00:00, 06/13/2019

How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome If you feel nostalgic for the way YouTube used to be, or at least how it used to look, it’s possible to go back. An extension called “YouTube Classic” for Firefox and Chrome allows you reskin the web video hub with a retro look shifts that reverts th...
04:34, 05/14/2019

Reddittor Wonders: Should I Just Give Elon My Money? I know there’s sort of a stereotype about a certain sort of painfully obsessed Tesla fan/Elon Musk worshipper that is, likely, an unfair categorization of most Tesla fans. But then you see something like this recent discussion on Reddit’s r/TeslaMoto...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Saints give DE Cameron Jordan $52.5M extension Cameron Jordan is now the fourth-highest-paid defensive end in the NFL after the New Orleans Saints signed him to a $52.5 million contract extension....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Seth Lugo beginning to give Mets exactly what they need Mickey Callaway can’t count on Seth Lugo day after day, but there are few players the manager counts on more. Making his fourth appearance since returning from a near-two week absence with shoulder tendinitis, Lugo continued his extraordinary stretch...
18:00, 06/09/2019

KTM will "never" give up on steel trellis frame in MotoGP KTM CEO Stefan Pierer says his MotoGP team will never give up on its unique steel trellis frame concept, and has criticised Ducati for moving away from the design for 2012...
14:17, 05/14/2019

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
11:00, 05/12/2019

How Much Money Would It Take For You To Give Cam Newton Your Seat On A Flight? This weekend, Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton was filmed as he tried and failed to negotiate with a fellow traveler for a more comfortable seat on a flight from Paris to the United States. The 6-foot-5 NFL player had no choice but to go back to his s...
22:17, 06/24/2019

‘Come give me that hug:’ Cop saves suicidal man with warm embrace Take notes, officers. An Arizona cop was caught on camera rescuing a 26-year-old man who had tried to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge, but it’s what he did to save him that has internet users talking. Rather than snatch the man up, or ta...
13:34, 06/14/2019

Sheriff on Parkland: I can train but can’t give out courage TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ case against the sheriff he suspended because of his department’s response to the Parkland school shooting is largely tied to the inactions of a deputy who failed to enter the school aft...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Yankees give nicked up Sanchez and Torres day off ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York catcher Gary Sanchez and shortstop Gleyber Torres were both out of Sunday’s lineup against Tampa Bay as the Yankees took a conservative approach with the nicked-up players. Sanchez was hit hard on his catchi...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Yogi Adityanath Hosts Lunch For Newly Elected BJP Lawmakers From UP Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday hosted a lunch for all newly elected MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Rebel Lawmakers Claim "Threat" To Life, Seek Protection The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
04:17, 07/10/2019

Ohio Lawmakers Miss Deadline to Save Nuclear Plants but Vow to Keep Trying FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., the Ohio utility operating under federal bankruptcy protection, said it was optimistic state lawmakers would authorize aid to keep the state’s two nuclear plants running....
00:34, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of an income tax relief bill pushed by GOP leaders. Th...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parliament. They were brawling Saturday over controversial changes to an extradition treaty with mainland C...
19:00, 05/11/2019

As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally Lawmakers loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended their record in fighting terrorism, after the Gulf state said "extremist militias" ruled the capital....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:34, 05/30/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended. The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting showed that pro-democracy members were planning to ...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to China despite the Chinese government's poor human rights record....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
22:51, 07/10/2019

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
02:51, 07/10/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to deadly accidents....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:00, 05/18/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban prov...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on...
11:51, 05/02/2019

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many wome...
07:51, 07/08/2019

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthor...
21:34, 06/11/2019

UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its mai...
04:51, 05/18/2019

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Monday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons....
20:17, 05/28/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
08:17, 06/19/2019

Manmohan Singh Asks Lawmakers To Instill Confidence In People Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday exhorted Rajasthan legislators to instill confidence among people with their leadership and said they count on their leaders to ensure that the politics of......
07:00, 07/08/2019

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
16:51, 05/19/2019

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Lawmakers May Visit Ayodhya Soon Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and 18 newly elected parliamentarians from the party are likely to visit Ayodhya, which is in the news over the Ram temple dispute,before the monsoon session of the......
02:51, 06/06/2019

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
00:17, 07/09/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Apple preaches privacy. Lawmakers want the talk to turn to action. Apple has helped to create sky-high expectations of its commitment to privacy. But as states introduce privacy legislation, Apple is either absent from those efforts or backs industry groups that actively lobby against new laws....
17:34, 07/15/2019

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Re...
20:17, 07/15/2019

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose residents to Chinese law....
18:17, 06/13/2019

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations betwe...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
09:17, 07/16/2019

Big tech behemoths face grilling from US lawmakers as hearings kick off A Senate banking committee will question Facebook on its Libra project, while the House takes aim at Google, Apple and AmazonBig tech will be in the hot seat this week as US lawmakers turn their attention to the growing power of these corporate behem...
09:34, 07/16/2019

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

The complete list of GOP lawmakers reacting to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweet The vast majority of Republican members of Congress have not said anything publicly about President Trump’s Sunday morning tweet that four Democratic House members should “go back” to countries they “came from.”...
17:34, 07/16/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

EU liberal lawmakers to back von der Leyen as next EU commission head: chairman Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the group said on Tuesday....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Top Court To Hear Plea Of 5 More Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Tomorrow The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to accept their......
09:17, 07/15/2019

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police to seek protection from senior Congress......
04:34, 07/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a bipartisan group of congressmen released on Monday....
21:34, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
03:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security....
23:34, 06/18/2019

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Asaduddin Owaisi's Response As Lawmakers Chant "Jai Shri Ram" During Oath As All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi took oath in Lok Sabha today, he was met with loud chants of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Vande Mataram" from BJP parliamentarians....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Inducted Into BJP, 10 Goa Congress Lawmakers To Meet Amit Shah Today Hours after 10 Goa Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Wednesday headed for the national capital, to introduce the newly inducted lawmakers......
08:51, 07/11/2019

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow....
07:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, lawmakers from ...
22:34, 05/23/2019

BJP Buying Lawmakers With Notes Ban Cash, Alleges Digvijaya Singh Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday claimed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party had made so much money during demonetisation that it was now "buying" MLAs....
16:51, 07/12/2019

4 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Visit Siddhivinayak Temple In Mumbai Amid the political turmoil in Karnataka, four of the fourteen rebel lawmakers from the state who are camping in Mumbai, on Friday visited the famous Siddhivinayak temple in the maximum city and......
16:51, 07/12/2019

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women an...
23:51, 06/17/2019