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FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been fighting robocalls for years, but as anyone with a cell phone can tell you, they're still getting through. Now, ...

FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default

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Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost....
18:00, 06/07/2019

FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls by default. They'll have to use "reasonable" call data to make the decision, inform customers of...
19:17, 06/06/2019

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls....
20:34, 06/07/2019

AT&T Is Enabling Its Robocall Blocking Tech by Default Robocalls are annoying as hell, and thanks to new techniques like caller ID spoofing that makes phone spam appear like it’s coming from a legitimate number, the problem is only getting worse. Read more......
20:34, 07/10/2019

Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default Mozilla turned on Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox, improved Facebook Container, rebranded Lockbox to Lockwise, and updated Firefox Monitor.Read More...
17:00, 06/04/2019

The FCC Wants Carriers to Start Automatically Blocking Robocalls for Free It’s no secret that the Federal Communications Commission is fed up with robocalls—them, and everyone else with a phone. The latest salvo in the war on robocalls? Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai put forth a proposal that would let carriers block unwant...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Apple introduces new call blocking software with iOS 13 to combat robocalls Apple is looking to help users receive fewer robocalls with new call blocking tools included with iOS 13.        ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by de...
01:00, 05/16/2019

G2A proposes blocking tool to deal with shady game key resales G2A still has a problem with sketchy game key resales, to the point where developers like Mike Rowe have suggested that it would be better to pirate games instead. The site thinks it has a way to mitigate the problem, though. It's proposing a ...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Don't Assume the Default 401(k) Contribution Is Enough When you opened up your 401(k), you were probably presented with a few default options. Maybe your workplace automatically put 3% of your paycheck towards 401(k) contributions, for example. Maybe you were told that the company would match your contri...
15:17, 08/07/2019

How to reset Chrome to its default settings Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Maybe you’ve used Chrome for years, so long that you’ve forgotten what a “clean” install looks like. You have do...
03:51, 07/04/2019

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Argentina's pre-default president de la Rua dies at 81 Fernando de la Rua, who led Argentina through a debilitating economic depression that eventually led to the country's record sovereign debt default, died on Tuesday after falling ill with heart problems. He was 81 years old....
17:34, 07/09/2019

Will your next phone use dark mode by default? We’re entering a new dark age. Developers are falling over themselves to develop dark versions of their apps in preparation for the imminent release of Android Q and iOS 13, with their system-wide dark modes.This will apply not only to your ph...
17:17, 08/18/2019

No deal default looms in EU-Switzerland trade row If you want to buy or sell shares in famous Swiss companies such as Nestlé, Zurich Insurance, UBS or Novartis from  next week, your task is about to become a lot more complicated....
19:17, 06/26/2019

What to do when the robocalls won't stop You recognize it the moment you pick up the phone. The quiet beat before a clearly pre-recorded message speaks ominously about your social security number getting cancelled. Or perhaps it's a call trying to sell you health insurance, or a getawa...
23:51, 08/14/2019

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you often find dozens of nasty, inappropriate or idiotic ...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Argentina presidential front-runner says he won't spark default Argentine center-left presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez said on Wednesday that his policies would not lead to a debt default, adding that in a call with President Mauricio Macri, both agreed they wanted market volatility to stabilize....
01:17, 08/15/2019

Research: Multicloud deployment becomes new default for enterprise computing A recent TechRepublic Premium poll shows that 69 percent of respondents currently use or plan to use services from multiple cloud vendors in the next 12 months....
18:17, 07/01/2019

Amazon plans to make Prime shipping one-day by default Enlarge / A drone with an Amazon package floats in front of the Amazon logistics center in Leipzig, Germany, 28 October 2014. Amazon did not comment on whether drones will fuel this default one-day speed boost for paying Amazon Prime subscribers' del...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Managing the multicloud: How to manage the new default for enterprise computing The ZDNet and TechRepublic special feature about multicloud looks at managing multiple cloud providers, how to play them off each other, and what vendors and tools can help you manage multiple clouds....
18:51, 07/01/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
22:51, 05/01/2019

The US government faces a potential default in September, report says AP Photo/Alex Brandon A Washington think tank and advocacy group estimates that lower than expected tax revenues mean there is a "significant risk" that the federal government will run out of borrowing authority in early September. The report adds u...
18:34, 07/09/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
20:51, 07/09/2019

N4T Investigators: Rampant robocalls TUCSON – Irene Manzanedo recently received this voicemail on her work phone: “This call is from the Department of Social Security Administration. The reason you have received this phone call from our department is to inform you that we just sus...
08:00, 05/29/2019

This is where robocalls are coming from (and where they are targeting) Some robocall scams are originating outside of the country, but they are most likely coming from the United States.       ...
08:00, 07/10/2019

The FCC is finally taking robocalls seriously Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai quoted a late Democratic Senator from South Carolina, Fritz Hollings, in an op-ed he penned for USA Today Thursday ahead of a vote by the commission to give carriers new permission to block robocall...
03:51, 06/07/2019

Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls? NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on giving wireless carriers permission to do more against them, but they aren’t requiring it — yet. A ...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Stop Robocalls on Your iPhone, Once and for All Robocalls are getting worse—that should be a familiar headline, if not a familiar feeling, for anyone who owns a smartphone. Mine have gotten a little better, but I have plenty of friends who aren’t so lucky—and are getting sick of call after call of...
01:34, 05/07/2019

Google makes mobile-first search indexing the default for new domains Google started its mobile-first search indexing over a year ago, and now it's ready to make that approach the law of the land. As of July 1st, 2019, Google will index the phone-oriented sites by default for any new web domain it registers. If ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
23:17, 05/24/2019

$1 Million Penalty Brings Record Nursing Home Default Near an End The financial failure of the Rosewood Care Centers underscored gaps in the oversight of a program that insures $20 billion in mortgages to more than 2,300 nursing homes....
10:51, 08/17/2019

Android users in Europe will get to pick their default search provider Following an antitrust ruling by the European Union, Google is explaining its plans to offer a choice of search providers to Android users. From next year, a new choice screen will be displayed on all Android devices shipped in Europe. This will, eve...
02:17, 08/03/2019

Wales planning to introduce default 20mph speed limit News 9 May, 2019 First Minister Mark Drakeford has said the Welsh Government wants 20mph to become the “default” speed limit for residential areas...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged the country into its latest economic crisis....
01:17, 08/17/2019

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period towards CSR activities....
00:17, 08/09/2019

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
22:34, 06/09/2019

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: why should we have to pay to block robocalls at all? Firewall, an iOS app from the creators of tempor...
00:17, 06/28/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
23:00, 05/15/2019

FTC effort cracks down on more than 1B ‘loathed’ robocalls CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission cracking down on illegal robocalls, including dozens of actions against domestic operations responsible for more than 1 billion calls. FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Andrew Smith said Monday the...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Don't Return Robocalls Unless You Like Losing Money I receive at least six calls a day from area codes in cities I’ve never been to—San Angelo, Texas, say, or Warrenville, Illinois. Occasionally, I’ll receive a call from my hometown in California and worry it’s some kind of emergency....
17:17, 05/08/2019

FCC: Don't call back 'One Ring' robocalls The Federal Communications Commission is warning people not to call back robocalls that ring only once because it could mean heavy charges on their phone bills....
22:51, 05/04/2019

New Yorkers were flooded with 112 robocalls per second in April Phone scammers badgered New Yorkers with an eye-popping 293 million robocalls in April alone, according to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who announced Sunday support for a new bill to tamp down on the unwanted intrusions. That figure averages out to 112 c...
09:00, 05/13/2019

T-Mobile and AT&T are actually working together to stop robocalls The scourge of robocalls and spoofed numbers is bad as now as it’s ever been, but in recent weeks, the government and the private sector have both been taking the issue more seriously. In fact, US mobile carriers T-Mobile and AT&T revealed on W...
02:51, 08/15/2019

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Google to allow Android users in Europe choose default search engine Google will let Android device users in Europe choose their default search engine from four options, including Google search, the U.S. company said, as it tries to quash EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties....
14:17, 08/02/2019

YouTube Tests Hiding Its Notorious Comment Section By Default in India Most people would probably agree that YouTube comments are generally pretty worthless (especially the ones that tell you the year the commenter last watched a particular music video). In fact, the video streaming site is widely known for having some ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
17:34, 06/04/2019

France reverses decision to cut default speed limit from 90kmh to 80kmh News 31 May, 2019 French government reverses last year’s decision to cut the default speed limit by 10kmh on roads without separation barriers...
12:17, 05/31/2019

Windows 10 users be careful – some default apps are showing scam adverts Windows 10 has been struck by a worrying problem in that some of its core (installed by default) apps are displaying fraudulent adverts which could potentially play all sorts of nasty tricks on the user.As spotted by Ghacks and first highlighted on M...
13:17, 06/03/2019

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.        ...
18:34, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
22:34, 05/24/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, ...
05:34, 06/27/2019

These robocalls don't want to talk to you, they just want you to call back, FCC says The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers of a new wave of one-ring robocalls. If you call back, you can be hit with toll charges.        ...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Tuesday report in the Washington Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read mo...
05:17, 06/18/2019

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

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop and 5 things to do about them Robocalls are efficient and powerful tools for sending targeted messages to the public, and there are several reasons they have such staying power.        ...
14:17, 05/30/2019

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

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
09:34, 06/07/2019

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
18:34, 06/06/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
03:17, 05/24/2019

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these services for free, sparking sharp criticism from one Democratic commissioner....
18:34, 06/06/2019

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop (and 5 things to do about them) Just a couple of months ago, I shared with you seven ways to stop robocalls. It's a hot topic that I monitor regularly. It's like being a spectator at a sporting event....
21:51, 06/01/2019

To Stop Robocalls, Parties Need to Understand Who Is a Robocaller There is little debate that robocalls meant to deceive consumers are bad, and that calls from schools or doctors’ offices are typically benign. It is the large middle ground of calls to consumers by legitimate businesses where the FCC hasn’t set clea...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Altering Default Orders May Lead To Online Shoppers Choosing Healthier Foods The study claims that if the default order in which foods are shown on screen is changed to show healthier substitutes, most of the shoppers tend to bend and buy those substitutes instead....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Pemex's credit default swaps rise after Mexico finmin's surprise resignation Following the surprise resignation of Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzua last week and doubts over what the business plan for state oil company Pemex would entail the cost of insuring Pemex bonds rose to the highest level in three years....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Chrome 76 blocks Flash by default and stops websites detecting Incognito Mode Chrome 76 has been released today on all platforms, and it’s brought with it a number of security patches, bug fixes and handy features to help with your browsing.The most notable change for most users will be how Google is choosing to handle ...
08:51, 07/31/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Oper...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
22:34, 06/18/2019

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
19:17, 06/06/2019

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Read more......
19:17, 06/06/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
20:34, 05/15/2019

How T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint fight robocalls on their network Your cell phone provider can help protect you from robocalls. These are the tools T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint offer to their customers.       ...
15:51, 07/08/2019

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upwards of 48 billion robocalls made to individuals in the United States, a figure which represents a 325% ...
03:51, 07/10/2019

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing domestic calls but made it hard for the FCC to comb...
02:17, 08/03/2019

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation.       ...
05:51, 08/15/2019

Chrome 76 arrives with Flash blocked by default, detecting Incognito mode disabled, and PWA improvements Google Chrome 76 brings Adobe Flash blocked by default, Incognito mode detection disabled, multiple PWA improvements, and more developer features.Read More...
23:51, 07/30/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad R...
23:34, 06/20/2019

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls, but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
01:17, 06/21/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act....
08:51, 07/25/2019

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop Your heart races as your cellphone on the bedside table comes alive and wakes you in the middle of the night. Through blurry eyes, you see the number flash across your screen and recognize it instantly — the cancer center where your loved one is bein...
05:51, 08/07/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us In...
23:34, 08/22/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
17:51, 06/18/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls: sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Large Telecoms, State Enforcers Make Pact to Combat Robocalls Major telecom companies and attorneys general from every state are set to announce Thursday a new pact for combating robocalls, the latest step toward cutting off such calls before they reach a consumer’s phone....
20:00, 08/22/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
18:17, 05/15/2019

Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls US consumers receive as many as 350,000 unwanted calls every three minutes, according to the FCC. Despite multiple efforts to end the onslaught, an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls hit American phones in July alone. Now, attorneys general from all 50....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Phone companies, state attorneys general announce broad campaign to fight robocalls Twelve of the country's largest telephone companies on Thursday pledged to implement new technology that would spot and block robocalls while helping law enforcement officials track down criminals, part of an agreement brokered between the industry a...
20:34, 08/22/2019

US Judge To Consider Blocking New Mississippi Abortion Law JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization is suing the state over the law, signed by Republica...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Top 25 Podcast: The art of blocking with Aaron Taylor It all starts up front. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, former Notre Dame All-America offensive lineman and current CBS Sports analyst Aaron Taylor joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about the art of blocking.    &#...
22:51, 07/10/2019

How to Opt Into AT&T's Free Robocall-Blocking Service Robocalls are annoying, but combating them is messy and uneven at best. You have some ammunition against this annoyance on your Android or iOS device, but that’s a reactionary tactic, not a proactive one....
22:00, 07/10/2019

The Best Browsers for Ad Blocking (That Aren't Chrome) As if we didn’t have enough reasons to move away from Chrome, Google has doubled down on changes that negatively affect how content-blocking browser extensions—including ad blockers—work in Chrome....
02:17, 05/31/2019

China is blocking Wikipedia in every language China has blocked Wikipedia to varying degrees over the years, but now that censorship appears to be farther-reaching. A recent Open Observatory of Network Interference report has shown that China started blocking Wikipedia in all languages sometime...
06:51, 05/16/2019

Brave web browser is really fast at blocking ads Google recently unveiled "Manifest V3," a new suite of proposed Chromium browser changes that would make it a lot harder to block ads. Now, the third-party browser Brave, which uses Chromium technology, has essentially defied Google by unveiling ext...
16:34, 07/01/2019

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from v...
01:17, 07/10/2019

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
03:00, 08/23/2019

‘Conservative reporter’ sues AOC for blocking him on Twitter A self-described “conservative journalist” is suing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for blocking him on Twitter. Former Jewish Voice reporter Harry Cherry claims the freshman congresswoman is violating his First Amendment rights by blocking...
02:17, 07/13/2019

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Sony PlayStation CEO confirms PlayStation 5 will have cross-generational play, default SSD storage Sony's CEO Jim Ryan told CNET that the PlayStation 5 will launch with cross-generational play. That means players will be able to play a game on the PS4 or PS5.Read More...
21:17, 06/05/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols and statements....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Giovinazzi loses three places for blocking Stroll in Hungary F1 Q1 Antonio Giovinazzi has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix for impeding Lance Stroll in Q1 during Saturday's Formula 1 qualifying session...
20:17, 08/03/2019

UN aid official: Yemeni rebels blocking food for thousands CAIRO (AP) — A World Food Program spokesperson says Yemen’s rebels have blocked a shipment meant to feed some 100,000 families in the war-torn nation that’s been pushed to the brink of starvation. The official says the aid was blocked aft...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Chinese ambassador warns Britain over blocking Huawei - BBC China's ambassador to London warned the British government that if Huawei is blocked from developing 5G networks then it will hurt Chinese trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Omar, Tlaib blast Israel for blocking their visit The two congresswomen used a rare news conference during congressional recess to try to highlight the situation facing Palestinians under Israeli policies. ...
03:17, 08/20/2019

Why Blocking Hate Sites Like 8chan May Only Make Them Stronger Like the gunman who killed 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March, the man who killed one person in a Poway, Calif., synagogue on April 27 announced his intentions on 8chan, an anonymous online message board with a reputation for violent ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.        ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Twitter CEO: Blocking misinformation is top priority in 2020 election While the 2020 presidential election presents an array of challenges for Twitter, blocking attempts to manipulate voters chief among them, CEO Jack Dorsey also anticipates a tremendous opportunity....
21:00, 07/26/2019

Dad stabbed 18 times in front of son for ‘blocking train aisle’ A man with a knife stabbed a dad 18 times in front of his teenage son because he was blocking the aisle on a train to London, a court heard today. Lee Pomeroy was killed the day before his birthday as his 14-year-old son watched, just minutes after b...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Why I’m sitting in a box blocking the entrance to BP’s headquarters | Jane Hayes BP says its business plan is consistent with the Paris agreement to limit global heating, but this just isn’t trueThe container I’m currently inhabiting has everything I need to keep going for quite a while, so I don’t want to sound too self-pitying,...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. senator says he's blocking USDA nominees over biofuel waivers Senator John Kennedy of oil refining state Louisiana is blocking the confirmation of three senior appointees to the Department of Agriculture until the department butts out of parts of the administration’s biofuels policy, according to a letter he se...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Lebanon telecom authorities order blocking of Grindr BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Telecommunications Ministry has ordered the blocking of the popular dating application Grindr, used mainly by gay men and trans men, saying it facilitates meetings between bisexuals or people of the same sex. Amnesty Int...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill have gone unmet...
11:17, 06/22/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking Christian ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles and religious symbols and statements. After one person who has sold “Christian Fashion Gifts” on the platform ...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Try Our a Pair of Blue Light Blocking Gunnar Glasses for Just $36 While Gunnar glasses are marketed towards gamers, they can be effective at reducing eyestrain for anyone that spends their day staring at a screen. The problem is that they’re typically pretty expensive. Today though, you can grab a pair on Amazon fo...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working ...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:51, 07/09/2019

SpiceJet plane blocking Mumbai runway moved: airport A SpiceJet aircraft has been moved after blocking the main runway at Mumbai international airport this week, but it was not clear when the runway would resume operations, an airport spokeswoman said on Friday....
11:00, 07/05/2019

Planned Parenthood to exit Title X after decades, says gov't blocking abortion Facing a Monday deadline to inform the government how it will comply with a new rule that bars Title X funds for organizations that provide access to abortion, Planned Parenthood said it's being forced to leave....
13:51, 08/19/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account, which has 61.8......
06:51, 07/10/2019

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
19:00, 07/09/2019

Planned Parenthood exits Title X after decades, says gov't blocking abortion Facing a Monday deadline to inform the government how it will comply with a new rule that bars Title X funds for organizations that provide access to abortion, Planned Parenthood said it's being forced to leave....
13:17, 08/19/2019

Bolton sale closer after injunction blocking progress is amended • Would-be owner Laurence Bassini used court order to block sale• Football Ventures now hopeful of completing takeoverBolton’s administrators hope to be able to complete the sale of the club unimpeded after an injunction lodged by the would-be owner,...
03:17, 08/15/2019

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
08:51, 06/20/2019

AT&T’s robocall-blocking expansion won’t block spam calls unless you pay extra Enlarge / AT&T's Call Protect and Mobile Security apps for Android. (credit: AT&T) AT&T yesterday said it will add "automatic fraud blocking and suspected spam-call alerts" to mobile phone lines for no added cost, but the carrier still imposes limi...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter, he says for violating his right to free speech....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New Y...
01:51, 07/11/2019

Ex-NY assemblyman blasts ‘coward’ AOC over response to Twitter blocking lawsuit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is asking a judge to dismiss the lawsuit brought by former Assemblyman Dov Hikind that he filed after she blocked him on Twitter, and now Hikind claims she’s “afraid.”...
21:17, 08/08/2019

Chelsea transfer ban explained: What we know so far about Fifa blocking new signings for two windows Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Timex joins growing business of blocking electromagnetic waves How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to protect themselves from the ill effects of technology. From paint and tents to hoodies and socks, mak...
20:17, 08/12/2019

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
15:51, 08/07/2019

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its warnings. Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block nine major VPNs, including ExpressVPN and ...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Tested: Idea that sea ice steadies jet stream, blocking cold winters Enlarge / Cold weather for the Midwest on January 29, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) A lot has been made of the possibility that the loss of Arctic sea ice could make mid-latitude weather weirder by causing wriggling meanders in the jet str...
19:18, 08/13/2019

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be ena...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
07:00, 05/29/2019

A Mysterious Force Has Been Blocking Car Key Fobs in This Small Ohio Town For several weeks, citizens of North Olmstead, Ohio—a small town a few miles west of a NASA research center—have been plagued by a mysterious force that has blocked their garage openers and car key fobs from functioning. But after many attempts by a...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Google will let enterprise users escape Chrome's ad-blocking restrictions Google announced Manifest V3 earlier this year -- a proposed change to Chrome's extension system that would essentially stop ad-blockers from working effectively. Despite the significant backlash Google faced in the aftermath of this decision, i...
16:34, 05/30/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in revenue” and others reporting similar issues on seller forums, CNBC reported this weekend.Read more......
04:00, 05/12/2019

New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said the “call to action” would include “specific expectations on governments and internet companies,” but not new regulations....
19:17, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -US appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:17, 07/09/2019

ADOT: Crash blocking right lanes of eastbound I-10, horses and cows in the roadway TUCSON- The right lanes of eastbound Interstate 10 are blocked at milepost 286 due to a crash and reports of horses and cows in the roadway. Report of a crash plus horses and cows in the road on I-10 EB at milepost 283, just east of the SR 83 juncti...
04:34, 07/27/2019

Report: Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software, and technical services except those publi...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Brexit news: Dozen Tories ready to poleaxe new PM by blocking No Deal Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt were today warned that a dozen Tory MPs are prepared to defy the new Prime Minister to stop a catastrophic no-deal Brexit....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
00:17, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men who didn't get this treatment, a large U.S. study finds....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Colorado crew blow up massive boulder blocking highway: video This is the moment a Colorado Department of Transportation crew blasted apart a 2.3 million-pound boulder that blocked and destroyed a section of a local highway. The video, posted to Facebook by the department, shows the massive rock, weighing 1,150...
22:17, 05/27/2019

Trump administration to appeal ruling blocking price disclosure for drug ads The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that struck down its plan to compel pharmaceutical companies to disclose wholesale prices of their drugs in televisions advertisements....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
02:51, 06/12/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
03:51, 07/02/2019

Editors Guild Statement On Finance Ministry Blocking Access for Reporters The Editors Guild Of India today issued a statement on restriction of access to the journalists by the finance ministry in North Block of the Central Secretariat in Delhi....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Appeals court bars Trump from blocking critical Twitter followers President Trump has frequently accused social media companies of violating constitutional free-speech protections. When he blocked Twitter followers for criticizing him, he ran afoul of the same standard, a federal appeals court says....
00:17, 07/10/2019

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Appeals court rules Trump violated First Amendment by blocking Twitter users A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that President Trump is not allowed to block people on Twitter over statements he does not like, affirming a lower court’s decision that declared the president’s account a “public forum.”...
20:17, 07/09/2019

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment c...
06:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Cleaners Find Abandoned Foetus Blocking Plane's Toilet In South Africa Cleaners found an abandoned foetus blocking the toilet of an plane in South Africa today, the domestic FlySafair airline said, prompting the offloading of passengers and a police investigation....
13:34, 06/21/2019

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
14:17, 08/01/2019

ADOT: Multiple crashes blocking all lanes of eastbound I-10, horses and cows in the roadway TUCSON- The right lanes of eastbound Interstate 10 are blocked at milepost 286 due to multiple crashes crash and reports of horses and cows in the roadway. Report of a crash plus horses and cows in the road on I-10 EB at milepost 283, just east of t...
15:51, 07/27/2019

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed makin...
02:51, 05/16/2019

White House rips federal judge for blocking stricter asylum laws Team Trump on Thursday ripped a federal judge over his decision to stop the administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the Mexican border — decrying the action as “the tyranny of a dysfunctional system.”...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Donald Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Blocking Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed three resolutions that Congress passed to stop several arms sales benefiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the president pushed through......
04:17, 07/25/2019

Trump Vetoes Bipartisan Resolutions Blocking Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Lawmakers had tried to send an angry message to the president over his attempts to bypass them, but they do not expect to have the votes to override the veto....
04:17, 07/25/2019

Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question from census: 'Significant defeat' for President Trump Judge Andrew Napolitano said Thursday that President Trump and his administration suffered a "significant defeat" with the Supreme Court blocking a citizenship question from the 2020 census. ...
18:17, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: Mexico blamed Walmart's size, access to rivals' data in blocking app deal Mexican officials blocked Walmart Inc's deal to buy delivery app Cornershop because Walmart could not guarantee a level playing field for rival retailers, whose customers use the app to order groceries and other goods, according to an official docume...
00:51, 06/15/2019

McConnell defends blocking election security bill, rejects criticism he is aiding Russia The Senate majority leader invoked “McCarthyism” in singling out a column in The Washington Post, which defended the piece as a “legitimate exercise in commentary.”...
05:51, 07/30/2019

Protect Your Offsprings' Eyes With Felix Gray's New Blue Light-Blocking Glasses For Kids I don’t have kids, but from what I understand, parents these days are pretty concerned about the amount of screen time their tots are logging. I get it! There are a lot more screens to look at now than there were when I was a kid, and also, the inter...
05:17, 06/19/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
23:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers indefinitely while they ...
18:34, 07/03/2019

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
04:51, 06/20/2019

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint....
00:17, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the money without congressional approval....
04:51, 07/04/2019

Photog sues Steven Spielberg for blocking his view of ‘West Side Story’ film set It ain’t just the Sharks and Jets rumbling over New York City streets. A Big Apple photographer has sued Steven Spielberg because the director wouldn’t let him snap photos of the “West Side Story” adaptation he’s filming around the ...
00:34, 08/22/2019

GitHub is reportedly blocking access to its site for users in places like Crimea and Iran, which are under US sanctions (MSFT) Microsoft GitHub has reportedly begun restricting access to its service for people who live in areas under US trade sanctions. A programmer in the Russian-occupied Crimea region and another in Iran said the popular code-sharing site curtailed their ...
00:51, 07/28/2019

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, warning that such products co...
17:34, 07/03/2019

Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials -sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong protests: Anti-government protesters cause rush hour chaos by blocking train lines Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters have blocked train services during the early morning rush hour, causing commuter chaos in the latest in a string of anti-government campaigns....
18:51, 07/30/2019

Von der Leyen proposes 'green deal' for EU As Ursula Von der Leyen seeks to win over EU lawmakers, she said she will make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
11:17, 07/16/2019

| Ecclestone proposes blueprint for F1 revival Bernie Ecclestone would bring back refuelling, give all teams the same engine and introduce a new third world championship category to revive F1's flagging appeal....
19:34, 06/27/2019

USTR Proposes More European Tariffs The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as the lender tries to recover from a scandal tying accounts at branches in the Baltics to suspected money laundering....
11:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. proposes $4B worth of new tariffs in EU-Airbus feud The Trump administration is considering new tariffs on products from the European Union worth $4 billion, as part of an ongoing feud with the alliance over aircraft subsidies....
15:51, 07/02/2019

IRS proposes update to Form W-4 to increase accuracy The IRS has proposed an update to the Form W-4 that it says will increase its accuracy and reduce its complexity. But experts say it may prove a bit more difficult for employees to complete. The form, which is used to help employers know how much to ...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Man proposes to girlfriend by putting ring on cow’s udder A dairy farmer proposed to his girlfriend by sliding a diamond ring onto a cow’s teat — and critics say the engagement photo is “udderly” creepy. The unnamed Singaporean couple shared the shot on Facebook, where it was picked up by a group called “Th...
04:51, 08/07/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Rena...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Kentucky proposes ban on using tattoos to cover up scars Kentucky health officials are proposing a ban on tattooing over scarred skin, a plan that could block one of the reasons why some people get a tattoo in the first place....
09:17, 05/03/2019

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Gove...
19:34, 07/18/2019

U.K. Regulator Proposes Stricter Standards for Auditors The U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council is proposing tighter rules for the country’s auditors, a move that follows a recent report by the regulator that found that audits of large U.K. companies’ financial statements continue to miss regulatory target...
19:51, 07/16/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before top Department of Defense officials could join the contracting industry. Warren’s new plan come...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Australia proposes to ban extremists’ return for 2 years Australia’s government has proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years as the country prepares for the repatriation of Islamic State group supporters...
11:34, 07/04/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
20:51, 07/17/2019

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document published on Wednesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
10:34, 05/27/2019

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday ordered a reshuffle of his cabinet with six new ministers, just over a year before his government's term in office expires in late 2020....
06:51, 07/18/2019

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Germany's SPD proposes three caretakers to lead party Senior figures in Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) have proposed that three members serve as caretakers of the beleaguered party after chief Andrea resigned, sources said on Monday....
12:17, 06/03/2019

FAA proposes $715,000 fine for Allegiant over engine work WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators want to fine Allegiant Air more than $715,000, saying the discount airline failed to properly fix an engine that put out hotter-than-normal exhaust fumes. Allegiant says that it followed a procedure approve...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Trump Administration Proposes New Type of Apprenticeship The Labor Department released its proposal to create a new type of apprenticeship that would be run by business groups, colleges and other entities, rather than the federal government....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
16:17, 05/27/2019

Man proposes to his girlfriend underwater on diving trip This man didn’t just get down on one knee for his girl — he went 30-feet underwater. Travis Grenier recently proposed to girlfriend Kenna Seitz during a diving trip in the Dominican Republic. Fortunately, she said yes, because nothing ruins a good di...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. I...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
18:17, 07/08/2019

Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches -- the international distance, which is more than a foot farther than the current college line....
00:00, 05/11/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and changing the shot-clock resets reset following offensive rebounds. Both rules could take effect next season in ...
22:17, 05/10/2019

GOP proposes more Puerto Rico aid in latest offer to Democrats Congressional Republicans on Thursday floated a new disaster aid proposal to Democrats to break the logjam over Puerto Rico, but it is unlikely to end the bitter, monthslong stalemate that has frustrated both parties, according to multiple aides.The ...
12:34, 05/10/2019

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
04:00, 07/12/2019

SEC proposes rule changes to ease company disclosure compliance The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday proposed changing the rules governing how publicly-traded companies disclose business, legal, and risk factors in regulatory filings in a bid to ease their compliance burden....
13:51, 08/09/2019

United Methodist group proposes a denominational breakup A dozen United Methodists meeting secretly in Indianapolis earlier this summer have unveiled a blueprint for spinning off one or two new denominations, hoping to put an end to decades of battles over LGBTQ inclusion....
05:51, 08/17/2019

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.        ...
07:19, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as Sweden's oldest lender tries to recover from a money-laundering scandal in the Baltics....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
06:34, 05/14/2019

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
00:17, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition law...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Niti Aayog Proposes To Sell Only EVs 2030 Onwards Government's think tank had earlier suggested banning all conventional three-wheelers and two-wheelers which are equipped with engines of up to 150 cc....
11:17, 06/18/2019

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split for July 15 AGM vote Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split for a vote at the upcoming annual general meeting of shareholders in Hong Kong on July 15, it said in a statement....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working co...
10:17, 07/29/2019

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

UPDATE 1-FDA proposes shorter deadline for e-cigarette applications The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it can advance the date for the submission of e-cigarette applications, a proposal that could pile more pressure on companies such as Juul Labs Inc, in response to ruling on a lawsuit by anti-tobacco groups....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Oh Snap: Senator proposes bill to ban Snapchat 'Snapstreaks' A bill introduced by a Republican U.S. senator on Tuesday aims to curb overuse of social media use by banning Snapchat's Snapstreak feature, among elements on other social media networks....
21:17, 07/30/2019

Oh Snap: U.S. senator proposes bill to ban Snapchat 'Snapstreaks' A bill introduced by a U.S. senator on Tuesday aims to curb overuse of social media by banning Snapchat's Snapstreak feature, which encourages users to send photos on the app at least once every 24 hours....
04:51, 07/31/2019

FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs Congress instructed the FDA to require graphic warnings on cigarettes as part of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act. The tobacco industry successfully fought the initial labels, forcing the FDA to try again....
17:17, 08/15/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
21:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Justice Department proposes Nadler talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Justice Department is proposing a meeting to reach an “acceptable accommodation” with the House Judiciary Committee aft...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
14:17, 07/02/2019

FCC proposes 3-digit number for suicide prevention hotline TUCSON – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2017, more than 47,000 people in the United States died by suicide. A new three-digit phone number is in the works to help save lives. Last week, the FCC announced it woul...
07:17, 08/20/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Trump proposes meeting with Kim Jong-un in demilitarised zone North Korea says Trump’s invitation is a ‘very interesting suggestion’ but says there has been no ‘official proposal’ North Korea has described as “very interesting” Donald Trump’s offer to meet Kim Jong-un on the heavily armed border of North and So...
10:34, 06/29/2019

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
12:00, 07/03/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that ove...
21:34, 06/06/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Pak Proposes July 14 For Second Meeting With India On Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan on Tuesday proposed July 14 for the second meeting with India to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, the Foreign......
22:51, 07/02/2019

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequences of smoking....
03:17, 08/16/2019

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 percent of an advertisement, in an effort to warn smokers of health risks....
00:17, 08/16/2019

FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
03:17, 08/16/2019

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
14:17, 08/16/2019

Foreign Ministry Proposes Manufacture Of E-Passports On Priority External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Monday said his ministry has proposed manufacture of e-passports on priority so that the travel document with advanced security features can be rolled out in the......
15:34, 06/24/2019

Rights of light explained: can we prevent neighbours from blocking the light into our home with their extension? Our neighbours want to build an extension but this would mean blocking off the light into our kitchen and home office. What rights do we have and can we object?...
11:17, 06/24/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in......
06:51, 07/23/2019

CFPB proposes rule to limit debt collectors’ calls Federal regulators proposed a new rule on Tuesday to curb debt collectors’ calls to delinquent borrowers — but consumer advocates complained that the rules leave open too many loopholes when it comes to spam emails and texts. The Consumer Financial P...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Fed Group Proposes Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Using Libor Replacement A financial industry group is proposing to use a new benchmark designed by the Federal Reserve for adjustable-rate mortgages, replacing the troubled London interbank offered rate....
05:34, 07/12/2019

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
21:34, 07/18/2019

FCC proposes '988' for quick access to national suicide prevention line The FCC wants accessing a national suicide prevention line to be as simple as dialing 988. In a report sent to Congress today, staff members recommend that the FCC designate 988 as the 3-digit dialing code for a nationwide suicide prevention and ment...
19:51, 08/15/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By ...
03:34, 05/01/2019

US proposes barring tech companies from offering financial services A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion among lawmakers....
07:34, 07/15/2019

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public coverage option run by the federal government....
16:00, 07/15/2019

Bipartisan highway bill proposes $1 billion for EV charging corridors Today, a group of bipartisan senators are introducing the largest highway legislation in history. The America's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 proposes investing $287 billion over five years in federal transportation projects. While i...
04:17, 07/30/2019

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
23:34, 06/19/2019

Biden proposes big change to ObamaCare, in bid to save it from 'Medicare-for-all' crowd Joe Biden, in a bid to protect ObamaCare amid calls from his party's left flank to replace it with "Medicare-for-all," announced a plan Monday to add a “public option” to the 2010 health care law....
17:51, 07/15/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
16:34, 08/22/2019

European Investment Bank proposes end to fossil fuel lending The European Investment Bank has proposed an end to lending for fossil fuel-reliant energy projects by the end of 2020, a draft of the EU lending arm's new energy strategy showed....
17:34, 07/26/2019

Zomato Proposes Changes To Gold Membership: NRAI Refuses To Bite The standoff between restaurant owners and food dining aggregators is likely to continue even as Zomato proposed some changes to its popular loyalty program, to appease restaurants....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Hero MotoCorp Proposes Realistic Roadmap For Electric Vehicles Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal has appealed to the government to adopt a cautious, clear and realistic approach for adoption of electric vehicles....
23:17, 06/11/2019

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Peru's Vizcarra proposes early elections in April 2020 The government of Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra wants legislative and presidential elections to be held next April 19, part of his proposal to hold a vote a year earlier to end a stalemate with the current opposition-run Congress....
04:51, 08/01/2019

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal con...
06:51, 08/17/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 bln gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Germany’s health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge Enlarge / German Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents for failing to vaccinate their children. (credit: Getty | Felix Zahn) Germany, like the US, is facing a resurgence of measles. But the country’s health minister isn’t taking things l...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Indonesia president formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday formally proposed to parliament a plan to move the country's capital from Jakarta, on the crowded island of Java, to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo....
07:17, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
02:17, 08/16/2019

Peruvian President Vizcarra proposes early legislative elections Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Sunday proposed moving up legislative elections and cutting his mandate for 2020, considering that Congress has not approved all his requested political reforms....
21:17, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 bln HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Alibaba proposes one-to-eight stock split ahead of up to $20 billion HK listing China's Alibaba Group Holding has proposed a one-to-eight stock split ahead of a listing in Hong Kong later this year that is expected to raise up to $20 billion....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Mexico Proposes Redirecting U.S. Security Aid to Address Migrant Crisis Mexico’s president wants to take the security aid his country receives from the U.S. and use the money instead for an ambitious development plan for Central America and southern Mexico to help stop migration....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes ‘Aggressive Intervention’ to Create Jobs Ms. Warren laid out a theme of “economic patriotism,” pledging to intervene in markets and invest $2 trillion in climate-friendly industries over a decade....
17:17, 06/04/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S. The Iranian foreign minister sounded philosophical if nothing came of efforts to restart negotiations to the nuclear accord that President Trump has jettisoned....
23:17, 07/18/2019

Democrat O'Rourke proposes 'war tax' on affluent U.S. families without military members Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday proposed taxing affluent American families who do not have members in the U.S. military as a way to fund healthcare for veterans....
14:51, 06/24/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
02:17, 05/29/2019

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

NITI Aayog Proposes To Convert Two-Wheelers Below 150 cc To Electric By 2025 Government think tank Niti Aayog has asked conventional two- and three-wheeler makers to suggest within two weeks concrete steps towards transition to electric mobility keeping in mind 2025 deadline,......
19:00, 06/21/2019

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
02:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied....
16:51, 07/05/2019

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show ...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
14:00, 07/03/2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
05:34, 06/21/2019

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey ...
23:51, 05/30/2019

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

Joe Biden proposes immigration plan while blasting Trump’s rhetoric Blasting President Trump’s immigration strategy as “inflammatory rhetoric,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laid out a series of policy proposals based on “American values” that include making “Dreamers...
20:34, 06/24/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:17, 06/24/2019

India proposes tax benefits for electric vehicles to promote sales India proposed tax waivers on Friday on the purchase of electric vehicles and removed import taxes on some auto components to help boost sales and reduce its dependence on fossil fuels....
11:19, 07/06/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the ra...
03:51, 07/08/2019

New Zealand proposes discounts for cleaner cars, slaps new fee on gas guzzlers New Zealand said on Tuesday that it plans to slash prices for electric, hybrid and fuel efficient vehicles and penalize gas guzzling cars with a new fee, as it looks to make greener cars more affordable....
07:51, 07/09/2019

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
11:51, 05/27/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
18:01, 05/24/2019

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
18:17, 07/09/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Proposes Public-Private Partnership For Railways Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today proposed public-private partnerships in Railways to build more tracks and increase connectivity across the country....
09:00, 07/05/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
09:00, 06/23/2019

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
09:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. Proposes New Tariffs on $4 Billion of E.U. Goods as Trade Dispute Grows The United States moved to impose levies on more products than previously planned in an escalation of its fight with Europe over government aid for Boeing and Airbus....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Macron proposes Lagarde to head ECB in push to end EU jobs deadlock President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock on Tuesday over assigning the EU's top jobs by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to lead the European Central Bank (ECB), diplomatic sources ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Amit Shah Proposes Extending President's Rule By 6 Months In J&K Home Minister Amit Shah moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareh...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Uttar Pradesh Law Panel Proposes Life Imprisonment Over Lynchings Taking cognisance of incidents of mob lynching, including those by cow vigilantes, the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has submitted a draft Bill recommending up to life imprisonment for the crime....
14:34, 07/11/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race ...
13:51, 05/27/2019

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
02:17, 07/02/2019

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as in...
16:17, 05/27/2019

New York City proposes building new jails with more ‘welcoming’ experience The four jails that New York City wants to build to replace its Rikers Island facility will have cells with natural sunlight, space for programming and a children’s play area, officials said Wednesday....
12:17, 07/11/2019

USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Monday released a $4 billion list of additional products that could be hit with tariffs in an ongoing dispute with the European Union over its subsidies on civil aircraft....
05:17, 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

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
14:51, 05/20/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically legitimate by most Western nations....
03:34, 05/21/2019

First 'The Rock', now Jason Momoa visits Hawaiian protesters blocking massive telescope Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Momoa visited Native Hawaiian protesters blocking the construction of a giant telescope on Mauna Kea.        ...
04:17, 08/02/2019

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran.        ...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
09:51, 06/06/2019

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient with an addiction history....
02:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in 2020 biofuel mandate but waiver volumes draw ire The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed refiners increase the volume of biofuels blended into their annual fuel output but did not reallocate the waived amounts under the hardship program, drawing ire from powerful corn and ...
20:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Proposes Creating A "Social Stock Exchange" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for listing of organisations which work for......
18:00, 07/05/2019

Exclusive: Biofuels company proposes to buy fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery A biofuels producer said on Thursday it is proposing to acquire the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery and convert it to make renewable diesel and jet fuels....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like insulin are much cheaper....
16:17, 07/31/2019

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left....
00:51, 05/28/2019

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
03:34, 05/06/2019

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
04:51, 07/02/2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa....
15:17, 05/25/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Group Of Frequent Flyers Proposes Revival Plan For Grounded Jet Airways A group of nine professionals have proposed to make the now-grounded Jet Airways an employee- and passenger-owned airline, sources told NDTV. The group of professionals represents the minority......
06:51, 05/07/2019

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump regularly touches on the theme of commercial space. T...
02:17, 08/20/2019

Julian Castro proposes plan to tax inheritance, provide family tax credit Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro introduced a plan Thursday to tax inheritance, raise the capital gains tax rate and provide a tax credit for families....
06:17, 08/16/2019

EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversify...
04:34, 07/06/2019

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
11:17, 05/23/2019

Peru's Vizcarra proposes early elections, opposition cries foul Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Sunday proposed ending the legislative and presidential terms of office a year earlier than scheduled and holding elections in 2020 in the face of opposition to his efforts to pass anti-corruption measures....
03:51, 07/29/2019

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
22:00, 05/29/2019

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

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposes carbon taxes in $10T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand laid out her climate change plan Thursday, which calls for a carbon tax on polluters and net-zero emissions within the first decade of her administration....
18:00, 07/25/2019

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Kamala Harris proposes $60B to advance STEM programs at black colleges Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., proposed a $60 billion investment in science, technology, engineering and math education at historically black colleges....
20:00, 07/26/2019

Columbia's Jeffrey Sachs Proposes Coffee Fund to Help Poor Farmers The world’s coffee farmers are suffering because of low prices, but a fund investing $10 billion a year in helping the poorest improve efficiency and increasing their access to health care and education would boost their standard of living, Columbia ...
11:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Booker proposes clemency for thousands of drug offenders Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said on Thursday he would consider releasing thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from federal prisons, vowing to use the president's pardon power to address inherent inequality in the justice system....
13:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
22:51, 05/18/2019

Warren proposes reshaping immigration agencies, decriminalizing border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new plan puts her on the liberal side of the immigration debate, setting up a potential political and social clash with Trump....
01:51, 07/12/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
22:51, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 2-USTR proposes $4 bln in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
05:17, 07/02/2019

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trillion 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
16:17, 06/04/2019

Why robocalls will be 'shaken' and 'stirred' with new mandatory caller verification The FCC is hosting a Robocall Summit to discuss phone carriers implementing SHAKEN/STIR, a caller verification system coming at the end of this year.       ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Stanford proposes $3.4 billion housing plan in high-cost California area Stanford University unveiled a $3.4 billion plan on Monday to build thousands of homes for students and staff to ease a local housing crunch, but some officials expressed concern the project would worsen problems such as street traffic....
06:34, 06/25/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau proposes sequel series "Game of Thrones" star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau hasn't commented directly on the petitions from fans calling for a redo of Season 8, but he did urge them to pen a new petition — for a continuation of a fan favorite character's arc....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
01:51, 08/15/2019

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the first time....
03:17, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Democratic hopeful Warren proposes $2 trln 'green manufacturing' plan Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed on Tuesday spending $2 trillion on a new "green manufacturing" program to address climate change that would invest in research and exporting American clean energy technology....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Kamala Harris proposes $100B grants to help minorities attain home ownership Democratic Presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposed a $100 billion U.S. Housing and Urban Development grant to provide up to $25,000 for down payment and closing costs....
06:00, 07/07/2019

Exclusive: India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders - government documents India's health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed, potentially jeopardizing the expansion plans of big firms like Juul Labs and Philip Morris International....
21:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a co...
00:17, 07/15/2019

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system The plan would include a 24/7 treatment center for any city resident in need of help, whether that’s counseling for anxiety or emergency care.        ...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
16:51, 05/18/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
00:51, 07/30/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loopholes for too long....
04:00, 05/16/2019

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
03:17, 08/13/2019

Motor Vehicles In India To Get More Expensive As Government Proposes Hike In Registration Charges Government's proposal comes at a time when the auto industry has been witnessing decline in sales and automakers are demanding reduction in GST rates to uplift sales....
12:17, 07/27/2019

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest Democratic presidential candidate to call for action after a racially motivated massacre in Texas...
15:19, 08/15/2019

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
12:51, 07/03/2019

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
04:51, 05/29/2019

Bengal Proposes Salary Hike, Dissatisfied Teachers Continue Hunger Strike The West Bengal government has proposed a hike in the grade pay of the primary teachers, but the protesting teachers who were on fast for 13 days were not satisfied and decided to continue with their......
19:00, 07/25/2019

Warren proposes creating 'Department of Economic Development' modeled after China's policies Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a top contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed Tuesday replacing the Commerce Department with an "Department of Economic Development" that would copy China's economic development policies. The res...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the Un...
13:51, 08/16/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push....
11:00, 05/27/2019

Senator proposes bill that would blow up business models for Facebook, YouTube, other tech giants Sen. Josh Hawley, a well-known tech critic, is introducing legislation that would remove the liability immunity big technology companies receive for user-posted content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996....
09:00, 06/19/2019

Biden proposes massive new Obamacare subsidies, public option in health care plan Joe Biden is proposing massive new subsidies to make health coverage through Obamacare's exchanges cheaper -- as well as a new "public option" that would allow people to buy into a program his campaign says would be similar to Medicare....
08:34, 07/16/2019

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee  ¬̶  the body responsible for the United Nations budget  ¬̶  on Tues...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Sen. Josh Hawley proposes ban of Candy Crush, other so-called ‘loot box’ apps that he says target kids Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley is targeting the tech industry by proposing a ban on “pay-to-win” and “loot box apps aimed at children that offer an assortment of digital items that critics say can be costly for parents and fosters addiction and gambling....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more resources for mental health care following the shoo...
00:17, 08/07/2019

Pete Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Mr. Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service programs, aiming to attract 250,000 Americans. Student debt relief would be offered in exchange....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Nothing’s signed and talks haven’t reached a term-sheet stage, but a source said Fasano would love to tu...
12:51, 08/20/2019

Democrats back off once-fervent embrace of Medicare-for-all Kamala Harris’s switch on health care highlights a broader move by Democrats to soften their initial enthusiasm for a sweeping government health plan....
17:34, 08/20/2019

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands of “terrified” civilians, the UN said on Tuesday....
18:34, 08/20/2019

He’s back! Andy Murray in X-rated rant at box "While he might be struggling to rediscover his form, Andy Murray certainly showed that he was back to his old self in another department during his match against Tennys Sandgren."...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Ex-Mets Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo arrested as part of drug trafficking network Ex-Mets Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo were both reportedly arrested on drug trafficking charges in their native Dominican Republic. The two former Amazin’s standouts have also been linked to a money laundering network, according to DR attorney gene...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Heidi Klum's topless photo on Instagram has people commenting 'midlife crisis' People are hot and bothered by Heidi Klum's photos on Instagram. The supermodel posted several racy shots of herself in a bikini and going topless.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

David Beckham's MLS stadium site contaminated by arsenic, says report Soil samples found barium and lead levels above legal limitsFindings could hike cleanup costs to $50m at proposed siteAn environmental report poses a new problem for the proposed site of David Beckham’s Major League Soccer stadium in Miami: Tests sho...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he died by suicide, court records say Multiple attorneys representing Epstein’s alleged victims had previously vowed to go after the millionaire’s estate after news of his death.        ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Volatility drives away foreign investors from Brazil, but IPOs arouse interest Foreign investors have sold off 20.3 billion reais ($5 billion) in Brazilian stocks so far this year, but the 13-year high in outflows has coincided with strong demand for several recent stock offerings, easing the gloom for some bankers....
01:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. women's soccer legend Carli Lloyd absolutely drilled a 55-yard FG at Eagles practice Carli Lloyd showed NFL kickers how it's done at a Ravens-Eagles joint practice, making a 55-yard field goal attempt look really easy.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Over Aadhaar-Social Media Linking Cases The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and others seeking their response on Facebook's plea to transfer four cases from three High Courts to itself....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Netflix Casts Christian Serratos As Selena in New Series Netflix has likely found its Selena. Vulture reports that Christian Serratos, who is of Mexican and Italian heritage and currently stars as Rosita on The Walking Dead, will star as......
06:34, 08/21/2019

|TheSAliquormarketischanging-thesearethenewfavourites,saysexpert The way South Africans are consuming certain liquors is changing from traditional, heritage brands to modern, urban brands, says a fine liquor merchant....
07:00, 08/21/2019

Iranian news agency says Adrian Darya 1 tanker leased to Revolutionary Guards Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the tanker Adrian Darya 1, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently leased to the country's elite Revolutionary Guards....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Lana Wachowski Is Helming The Matrix 4, With Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning Time to grab your pleather pants and hack into some robots, because The Matrix is back, baby. Variety has revealed that The Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski will write and direct a fourth film in the series, with original series stars Keanu Reeves an...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Sony Responds to Spider-Man Leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man might be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, due to financial disputes between movie rights holder Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios' parent company Disney....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Rivalry renewed? Florida, Miami add to once-heated series Even though his father played at Miami and his older brother at Florida, Marco Wilson has little knowledge of the once-heated rivalry involving the two Sunshine State teams....
13:34, 08/21/2019

First, Players Destroyed Their Guitar Controllers, Then Developers Destroyed The Game Who among us hasn’t dreamed of standing on a stage and smashing a guitar? Last weekend, a new Guitar Hero-style game let a few lucky players do just that, turning a real guitar into splinters and shards after they finished their song. Then, in one fi...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected to provide more clarity on the Fed's future intentions....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Amazon is selling Jeffrey Epstein suicide-inspired merchandise Jeffrey Epstein-inspired merchandise has hit the internet — prompting some major online retailers to scrub the items off their sites. Following the sex offender’s Aug. 10 suicide, T-shirts bearing his mugshot, tote bags emblazoned with &#...
16:34, 08/21/2019

Trump, Maduro confirm 'secret' Venezuela-US talks amid increased pressure on socialist regime President Donald Trump and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro both confirmed that there have been “secret” discussions between the two nations for months now even as the U.S. ramped up economic sanctions against the socialist regime....
17:00, 08/21/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Will 'Alienstock' at Area 51 be the new Burning Man – or the next Fyre Festival? Conspiracy theorists, shitposters and EDM enthusiasts plan to descend on rural Nevada and locals are worriedOn 27 June, Matty Roberts, a 20-year-old college student and video game enthusiast, created a Facebook page as a joke: Storm Area 51, They Can...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Celebrities post old chain letter hoax en masse, proving they're as bad at the internet as your parents All of us ordinary people living in our hovels, collecting dirt into our hands, and spitting on it to sculpt model houses of the kind we’ll never be able to afford, often feel as if we’re impossibly far beneath the rich and powerful celebrities who d...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Lindsey Graham: Horowitz will offer Senate 'chilling testimony' on FISA abuse Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham confirmed Wednesday that Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify in front of the committee....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Normani’s insane ‘Motivation’ dance move launches viral butt challenge Can you bounce a basketball off your booty after also bouncing it on your knee, doing a ballet twirl and looking fly as hell? Didn’t think so. Nevertheless, hoards of fans are trying to recreate the physics-defying basketball twerk in Normani&#...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Botched castration during dark web meet-up leads to Florida man's arrest, police say 74-year-old Gary Van Ryswyk is being held on $250,000 bail. The victim was taken to a hospital and listed in stable condition.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

'He truly was there': Nebraska photographer helps teen honor fallen Army father in senior photos Photographer Susanne Beckmann shared photos of Julia Yllescas that were edited to include her Army father who was killed in Afghanistan.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to the EU is a must....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko set for MSG title clash After weeks of bitter negotiations, an agreement is in place for Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko to fight on Oct. 5 at the Garden for the vacant IBF middleweight championship, according to ESPN. The deal was officially completed Wednesday,...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Cupid and Psyche: True Love Conquers All The mythological tale of Cupid and Psyche is one of the few Greek and Roman myths that has not fully become assimilated into modern consciousness. Though adapted somewhat into the better known "Beauty and the Beast"—first written by French author Jea...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Twitter to meet Man United over Pogba racist abuse "Twitter representatives will meet Manchester United and Kick It Out after the club\u0027s midfielder Paul Pogba became the latest player to be subjected to online racist abuse."...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate. The NHTSA is tweeting to raise awareness Hot car deaths hit 35 already this year. A push is on for Congress to mandate a technological fix. NHTSA took to Twitter Tuesday to raise awareness.       ...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Obamas make their Hollywood movie debut with 'American Factory' Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely....
00:34, 08/22/2019

Dying man tells cops ‘F–k you’ when asked to ID his shooter “F–k you, son.” Those were a dying man’s defiant last words to cops when they asked who had shot him on Wednesday night. Arsenio Gravesande, 28 — an acquaintance of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle — was blasted in the left hip foll...
00:34, 08/22/2019

Photog sues Steven Spielberg for blocking his view of ‘West Side Story’ film set It ain’t just the Sharks and Jets rumbling over New York City streets. A Big Apple photographer has sued Steven Spielberg because the director wouldn’t let him snap photos of the “West Side Story” adaptation he’s filming around the ...
00:34, 08/22/2019

Oil slips as fuel inventories rise Oil futures steadied on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed a drawdown in domestic crude stocks but rises in refined product inventories, while lingering worries about the global economy weighed on the market....
00:34, 08/22/2019

The Christian church: Dying out or thriving like never before? In Germany priests often preach to empty church benches while in Zambia, Christian churches play a leading role in society. At the Religions for Peace World Assembly, Tessa Walther explores the root of these differences....
00:34, 08/22/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
01:00, 08/22/2019

LIGO may have seen its first black hole and neutron star collision LIGO has probably seen the collision of a black hole and neutron star. That would mean it has spotted all three types of cosmic event it was designed to...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
02:00, 08/22/2019

Trump denies that he told NRA chief universal background checks are off the table “No, I didn’t say anything about that,” Trump said when asked whether he had ruled out universal background checks in his conversation with LaPierre on Tuesday....
04:00, 08/22/2019