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Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes

Two projects will contribute to updating and establishing floodplain mapping in the Fenelon Falls South and McLaren’s Creek areas just north of Lindsay....

Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes

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Want to know how the federal government grants disability benefits? It'll cost you. The USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking records that show how decisions are made for millions of Americans applying for Social Security disability benefits.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
01:00, 05/11/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials predict water levels will surge to record highs in some areas of the Great Lakes over the next six months. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released Monday says the lakes have been rising steadily fo...
22:00, 05/06/2019

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
22:51, 04/30/2019

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Mapping begins of lands lost to North Sea during stone age Expedition sets out to explore Doggerland, home to submerged Mesolithic cultureLost at the bottom of the North Sea almost eight millennia ago following the end of the ice age, a vast land area between England and southern Scandinavia – the home to th...
20:17, 05/08/2019

Don't miss: Apollo 11 recalled, mapping galaxies and a space thriller Catch a podcast about the first moon landing, read about the Milky Way’s crowded backyard, and play the part of an AI in a game set on a malfunctioning space station...
15:51, 05/18/2019

Mapping Notre Dame’s unique sound will be a boon to reconstruction efforts Enlarge / Protective tarps displayed on the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, two weeks after a fire devastated it. (credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images) When the iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris caught fire last month, people foun...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Mapping out how Tiger Woods would break Jack Nicklaus’ major record By winning the Masters last month at Augusta National, Tiger Woods has rekindled discussion of whether he can match the record 18 major golf championships Jack Nicklaus won during his legendary career. Woods captured his fifth green jacket and 15th m...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Blues fan is a Stanley Cup away from turning $400 into $100K in unlikely bet A Blues fan was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he noticed the Blues were a 250-1 longshot to win Stanley Cup. Now his $400 can become $100K.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000.        ...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Number of migrants at southern border tops 100k again The number of migrants apprehended at the Southern border topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, as the Trump administration manages an ever increasing number of Central American families streaming to the U.S. According to Homeland Security fi...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures that can lead to methane emissions...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Over 100K illegal immigrants apprehended or turned away in April, CBP reveals More than 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April for the second month in a row, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Teachers union pays $100K to settle election law case ALBANY — The powerful teacher’s union agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations it violated state election law. New York State United Teachers okayed a May 15 settlement with Risa Sugarman, the state Board of Elections chief enforcement counsel, a...
05:17, 05/22/2019

Tom Brady, Danny Amendola duel in silly $100K bet at Kentucky Derby No naysayers here. While chaos still clouded Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, Tom Brady and his former go-to wide receiver Danny Amendola decided to wager some more at night. The premise was simple: Hit a tiny sign with a miniature football, from abo...
05:17, 05/06/2019

Michigan LGBT charity scammed out of $100K by fake Mariah Carey promoters After a multi-state benefit concert scheme scammed organizations - including a Michigan LGBT group - out of thousands, two men face prison time.        ...
05:34, 05/14/2019

Tom Brady and Danny Amendola made a casual $100K bet over a throw after the Kentucky Derby Danny Amendola, Tom Brady's former Patriots teammate, bet the QB he could hit a target with a tiny football.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
20:34, 05/08/2019

'God has smiled on me': Morehouse grad had $100K in student loans, billionaire will pay it off Elijah Dormeus was graduating Sunday from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned a billionaire would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

The big mistake the Federal Reserve is making right now In the current era of low inflation, it has been the failure to tighten monetary policy when asset bubbles develop that has led to recessions when those bubbles burst....
06:51, 05/04/2019

Paul Winfree Under Consideration for Federal Reserve President Trump’s next nominee to the Federal Reserve board may be one of his former domestic policy aides—Paul Winfree—who now oversees economic policy studies at the conservative Heritage Foundation....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky abortion law aimed at banning a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley ruled Friday the law would create a “substantial obstacle...
01:34, 05/11/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Kentucky First Federal: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot HAZARD, Ky. (AP) _ Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (KFFB) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $207,000. The Hazard, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 2 cents per share. The bank holding company posted revenue of $3.3 m...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
16:00, 05/03/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
13:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Federal judge keeps UAW lawsuit over plant closings in Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers against General Motors over the closing of three plants should be heard in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court. Aut...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Projects in Appalachian counties sought for federal funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Florida charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
11:51, 05/21/2019

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases....
05:17, 05/04/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Federal court rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional A federal court on Friday found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, ordering that a new map be proposed by June ahead of the 2020 elections -- and blocking the state from holding another election under the current map....
22:34, 05/03/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
18:51, 04/28/2019

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

PM Disrespects Federal Structure, Says Trinamool On Cyclone Fani Call The Trinamool Congress has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inquire about the ground situation after Cyclone Fani hit the state on Saturday,......
07:00, 05/05/2019

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
21:17, 05/14/2019

To KCR's Federal Front Moves, Chandrababu Naidu's Unfazed Reaction Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu -- who took on the role of the facilitator for a united opposition to challenge the BJP in the national election -- is unfazed about the plans of his......
04:51, 05/08/2019

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
15:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, t...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
03:00, 05/03/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Federal Court approves NetComm acquisition vote in June The NetComm acquisition vote by shareholders will take place next month after receiving the green light from the Federal Court, and following an independent assessment recommending it take place....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Stephen Moore withdraws from consideration for Federal Reserve post President Trump announced that Stephen Moore, his pick for the Federal Reserve Board, removed his name from the nomination process about an hour after Moore said he was “all in” despite growing criticism over his selection. “Steve M...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Former Milwaukee alderman faces federal wire fraud charge MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee alderman has been charged with wire fraud in a case linked to strip clubs, alleged bribery and public corruption. Federal prosecutors allege 56-year-old Willie Wade collected $30,000 in cash by claiming he was nego...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Federal Reserve snubs Trump by refusing to cut interest rates US rates held at 2.25% to 2.5%President had called for ‘one point’ cutThe US Federal Reserve snubbed Donald Trump’s call for a cut in interest rates on Wednesday as the central bank noted economic activity was still rising at “a solid rate”.After a t...
21:00, 05/01/2019

"Nothing Wrong In KCR's Efforts To Forge Federal Front": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said there was nothing wrong in TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's efforts to forge a federal front of regional......
13:34, 05/08/2019

Anti-drone tech at Miami festival maybe violated federal law MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in violation of federal law. The incident reflects ho...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit — making the balance seven liberals to six conservatives. Soon, he...
06:51, 05/13/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his sentence....
09:17, 05/01/2019

Federal judges find retirement offers easy way out of probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest way for federal judges facing investigation by their peers to make the inquiry go away is to utter two words: “I quit.” That’s how appellate judges Maryanne Trump Barry and Alex Kozinski ended investiga...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it. A federal grand jury indicted Tavoris Bottley Wednesday with deprivation ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges....
20:17, 05/06/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries Canada's prison service has earmarked $6 million for electronic systems to prevent tiny drones from dropping illegal drugs, cellphones or other contraband into the yards of its institutions....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Federal probe launched into fatal collision of Alaska tourist planes Federal investigators are due in Alaska on Tuesday to try to find out why two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air over open water during daylight hours, killing at least four tourists....
16:34, 05/14/2019

Confirmed: Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio diagnosed with brain tumour Perfil.com reports Claudio Bonadio, the federal judge leading the 'cuadernos' graft notebooks investigation probing alleged corruption under Kirchner governments, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Federal workers’ unions increasingly at odds over replacing Phoenix pay system The federal team charged with finding a replacement for the government's troubled Phoenix pay system will present the Liberals with options within weeks....
18:34, 05/19/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Freed From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Okay, so Michael Cohen, The Situation, and the Fyre Fest guy all walk into the same federal prison… Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced where Michael Cohen—the former Donald Trump “fixer” who briefly became the collective darling of the American people with his heartwarming, only moderately self-serving testimony in front o...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert The bipartisan group signed a statement saying that “to look at these facts and say that a prosecutor could not probably sustain a conviction for obstruction of justice . . . runs counter to logic and our experience.”...
00:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports: Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/08/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Push for referendum on federal takeover of Murray-Darling river system Centre Alliance says water resources ‘must be managed in the national interest’The Centre Alliance, which could hold or share the balance of power in the senate after the election, has announced it will push for a referendum to give the commonwealth ...
22:17, 05/05/2019

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
05:51, 05/18/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Accused California synagogue shooter charged with federal hate crimes A California nursing student accused of a deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque was charged on Thursday with 109 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights violations, prosecutors said....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Trump accuses John Kerry of violating federal law with Iran dealings WASHINGTON — President Trump accused former Secretary of State John Kerry of violating federal law by siding with Iran over US interests — and said he should be prosecuted for it. “You know, John Kerry speaks to them a lot. John Kerry tells them not ...
21:51, 05/09/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Michael Avenatti hires lawyer to defend him in federal fraud case A day after a federal judge rejected Michael Avenatti's request to be represented by a public defender, the embattled attorney announced Wednesday that he had hired his own private counsel....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
11:00, 05/22/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said on Tuesday....
03:17, 05/01/2019

US futures higher as traders await Federal Reserve meeting outcome U.S. stock index futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve....
10:51, 05/01/2019

Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics news liveStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Federal Reserve by D...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
01:51, 05/22/2019

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot involving veteran Federal officials arrested a U.S. Army veteran suspected of planning to detonate multiple improvised explosive devices throughout Southern California, law enforcement sources said Monday....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Suspect in synagogue, John Earnest, shooting pleads not guilty in federal court A 19-year-old man accused of a shooting in a San Diego-area synagogue that killed a woman and injured three others pleaded not guilty to 109 charges in his first federal court appearance....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Mueller report may lead to a "fundamental fight" over t...
09:00, 05/09/2019

California synagogue shooting suspect charged with 109 counts of federal hate crimes A California man accused of killing one person and injuring three others in a shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue last month was charged with 109 hate crimes violations, officials said Thursday....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
04:34, 05/17/2019

McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21 Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what regulators are calling an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
20:34, 05/20/2019

Federal probe launched into Alaska float plane crash that killed at least 4 people A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes....
13:34, 05/14/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
10:17, 05/16/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would introduce his own bill....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Exxon Mobil teams up with federal labs in $100M low-emission technology deal Exxon Mobil, the biggest private oil company in the world, announced Wednesday one of the largest deals with the Trump administration meant to make low-emission technology a commercial reality in the next decade....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Video game ‘loot boxes’ would be outlawed in many games under forthcoming federal bill Video games popular among kids would be prohibited from offering "loot boxes," or randomized assortments of digital weapons, clothing and other items that can be purchased for a fee, under new federal legislation previewed by Republican Sen. Josh Haw...
20:17, 05/08/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
15:34, 05/03/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past remarks. The decision spared them from having to ...
10:34, 05/03/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
20:34, 05/23/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
22:34, 05/03/2019

Federal authorities arrest dozens over alleged US immigration scam that offered fake marriages for $70,000 Federal investigators say they have arrested dozens of people in Texas Monday after busting a sham marriage scheme that charged foreigners up to $70,000 – and even provided them with a fake wedding album – to help obtain a legal immigration status in...
21:51, 05/13/2019

Criminal sentencing of former JP Morgan Chase metals trader delayed as federal probe continues His sentencing has been postponed twice, suggesting he is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation. No one else has been charged....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals....
16:51, 05/23/2019

Poway synagogue got federal funds in March for security but hadn't had a chance to use the money Just a month before a shooting at the Chabad of Poway, the synagogue received federal funds to install gates and more secure doors.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Voters head to polls for byelection in Nanaimo, an important indicator ahead of federal vote Voters are heading to the polls to elect a member of Parliament in the British Columbia riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith today in what could be an indicator of the October federal election....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe mi...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Federal election 2019: Littleproud distances himself from Liberal candidate's 'Islamophobic' posts – politics live Minister grilled about Lyons candidate Jessica Whelan, who claims her Facebook page was doctored. Meanwhile, the climate policy debate heats up. Follow all the updates, live 12.26am BST Richard Di Natale was on Sky News talking about the Fisher model...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
22:34, 05/13/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
20:51, 05/07/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Australia federal election 2019: Scott Morrison claims Coalition win for 'the quiet Australians' – politics live Coalition has won Australian election after Bill Shorten concedes Labor defeat. Follow all the updates and analysis, liveLive election results as they come inWhich policies have gained support in today’s vote? The swingometer: see which electorates a...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Call for ‘Federal Limit’ on Credit Card Interest Rates (Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have accused banks of acting as “modern-day loan sharks” and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit-car...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Stormy Daniels....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, calling their requests unconstitutional....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Federal Reserve Holds Rates, Sees No Strong Case For Revising Rates Fed policymakers said ongoing economic growth, a strong labour market and an eventual rise in inflation were still "the most likely outcomes" as the US expansion nears its 10-year mark....
07:17, 05/02/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
16:51, 05/22/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
07:17, 05/07/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
18:34, 05/17/2019

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building A police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her office at the municipal education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself Monday, authorities said....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half, Treasury Says The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
19:34, 05/01/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
15:34, 05/15/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project...
23:34, 05/09/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
13:17, 05/23/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general on Thursday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

"Very Clear Where BJP Government Is Going": Priyanka Gandhi On Voting Day Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said it was "very clear" that the ruling BJP would be defeated in the national election as people were "angry and distressed" and would express their sentiment through their......
15:00, 05/12/2019

UK's Labour not 'getting very far' in government Brexit talks: Ashworth An attempt by Britain's main opposition Labour to try to persuade the government to back its alternative plan for leaving the European Union is not "getting very far", the party's health policy chief said on Sunday....
12:34, 05/12/2019

SpaceX is suing the government once again but the reason is a secret. In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”...
17:17, 05/18/2019

U.S. government to require drugmakers to show prices in TV ads The Trump administration on Wednesday said it will require drugmakers to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements, part of the government's efforts to lower costs for U.S. consumers....
20:00, 05/08/2019

An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits,” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
21:34, 05/23/2019

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will take account of ‘inescapable costs’ such as childcare, as well as savingsThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set for a major overhaul under government proposals which would take into account savings, assets...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
03:51, 05/21/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
07:17, 05/13/2019

ABC TV: most likely election result is return of Australia government Australia's conservative coalition government looks like it would be returned to office in Saturday's election, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation said, though it was unclear if it would hold an outright majority....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
12:00, 05/13/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
18:34, 05/09/2019

Libya’s eastern government says it won’t rule by force PARIS (AP) — The government in eastern Libya allied with forces attacking the capital says it does not want to rule the country by force. Abdulhadi Lahweej, the foreign minister in the Benghazi-based government, told The Associated Press on Thursday ...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government Israel's president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners....
19:34, 05/13/2019

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
17:00, 05/23/2019

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts....
19:51, 05/21/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Nine Trapped In Shanghai Building Collapse: Government Nine construction workers were trapped after the roof of a car dealership building collapsed in Shanghai Thursday as it was undergoing renovation, but rescue personnel managed to pull 11 others to......
12:17, 05/16/2019

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won’t be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer spending and revive a flagging economy....
11:17, 05/21/2019

UK government starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay It's now that much quicker for Brits to pay for official services online -- if you use the right services. The UK government now supports Apple Pay and Google Pay for a handful of online services as part of a trial. Right now, it's primar...
14:34, 05/05/2019

BJP Releases "Chargesheet" Against Madhya Pradesh Government The opposition BJP today released an ''aarop patra'' or chargesheet against the Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh, targeting it over its "failure" to deliver on the promises it had made to......
15:00, 05/04/2019

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
07:17, 05/23/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the......
13:17, 04/29/2019

Portugal's government warns of quitting over teacher pay Portugal's prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures....
03:00, 05/04/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
07:34, 05/17/2019

UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Over 12,000 potentially violent right-wingers in Germany, government says Over half of the 24,000 far-right extremists in Germany are potentially violent, the Interior Ministry has said. The opposition FDP wants extremists tracked where they communicate: in online game platforms....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Government to house more immigrants in tents at the border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is opening two new tent facilities to increase the Border Patrol’s capacity to hold migrant families. The tents in El Paso and in the Rio Grande Valley will hold 1,000 parents and families. Occupan...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Portugal’s government warns of quitting over teacher pay LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister is warning opposition parties his minority government will resign if parliament approves a bill giving teachers retroactive pay to replace income they lost due to national austerity measures. So...
19:34, 05/03/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
03:17, 05/03/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
08:51, 05/03/2019

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The gove...
03:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investors scrambling to assess their impact on U.S.-China trade talks....
20:34, 05/06/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led alliance to return to power, attention is shifting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet...
04:34, 05/21/2019

"Win For Every Indian": Government On UN Blacklisting Of Masood Azhar Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar's designation as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council is a "win for every Indian", Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, hitting out at the......
11:17, 05/02/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their ser...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Austrian government collapses after far-right minister fired Freedom party members quit posts after Herbert Kickl sacked in wake of Ibiza videoAustria’s far-right interior minister, Herbert Kickl, has been fired in the wake of the “Ibiza” corruption scandal that has engulfed the Freedom party (FPÖ), leading to...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Cray, AMD to build 1.5 exaflops supercomputer for US government Enlarge / AMD CEO Lisa Su, holding a Rome processor. The large chip in the middle is the 14nm I/O chip; around it are pairs of 7nm chiplets containing the CPU cores. (credit: AMD) AMD and Cray have announced that they're building "Frontier," a new ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Fall as Stocks Rebound U.S. government-bond prices fell as stock prices rebounded and investors embraced the potential for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his figh...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing....
20:34, 04/28/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Brexit talks between UK government and Labour to resume on Monday Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party to try to find a Brexit consensus will resume on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden according to some sources. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and there are stories circulating that the government is discussing wh...
01:17, 05/24/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Bentley boss: government must take decisive action to drive EV take-up Adrian Hallmark believes a concerted effort, and greater incentives, are required to make UK buyers consider electric cars more widely Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark has called on the UK government and regulators to make clearer, more decisive pronoun...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK transport minister tells Autocar fully electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a grant for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid vehicles, Jesse Norman, minister of state for the Departmen...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Sudan agrees to 3-year transition to democratic government The Sudanese military and protest leaders said Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year transition of power, signaling an end to its political crisis....
19:34, 05/15/2019

Australia's conservative government on course for 'miracle' election victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes and rural townships....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Government To Divest 15% Stake In RITES India In July The stake sale would augment the government's stake sell-off kitty for the current fiscal by Rs 700-Rs 750 crore at the prevailing price of RITES shares....
19:17, 05/15/2019

Petrol and diesel car ban should be moved to 2030, say Government advisers News 30 Apr, 2019 Government advisers believe the cost of electric cars will be on the same level as that of petrol and diesel cars by 2024 to 2025...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
04:51, 05/18/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
12:51, 05/17/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to President Daniel Ortega’s government...
05:17, 05/14/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
16:00, 05/17/2019

"PM Modi's Government Sinking Ship, Even RSS Has Abandoned It": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi again and called his government a "sinking ship". She also said the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak......
09:17, 05/14/2019

Washington orders some U.S. government employees to leave Iraq The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of "non-emergency government employees" from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement....
10:51, 05/15/2019

The big Shorten: Investors in Australia position for a Labor government As Australia's real-estate prices fall at the fastest rate in a generation, some investors are buying property stocks in a bet that the opposition Labor Party will win Saturday's national election....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD), said European leftwing and liberal forces must unite to protect the EU against those wh...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked...
03:17, 05/16/2019

Austrian government revamp looms over video of far-right leader Austria's chancellor is ruling out working with his far-right deputy, a coalition source said on Saturday, after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political sup...
12:51, 05/18/2019

British Government To Put Forward Brexit Bill In June Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesman announced on......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country's crisis, though their mutual mistrust and differences on key issues are likely to slow chances of progress....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Australia's Conservative Government On Way To "Miracle" Election Victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes......
05:51, 05/19/2019

Australia's conservative government revels in 'miracle' re-election Australia's conservative government celebrated on Sunday its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli leaders welcoming Prime Minister Scott Morrison's return to office....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
14:00, 04/30/2019

| Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Belgium vote likely to make forming next government tough Linguistically-split Belgium holds a national election on Sunday that polls show is unlikely to allow Prime Minister Charles Michel to renew his center-right government....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focus...
22:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual providers that it may not be helpful, a new study suggests....
05:34, 05/07/2019

A spat over Venezuela complicates talks for new Spain government Spain has deepened its involvement in the Venezuela crisis after opening up its Embassy in Caracas to Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo López....
08:51, 05/07/2019

UN chief welcomes new Government in Lebanon, after eight-month impasse United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed, on Friday, the announcement of a new Government in Lebanon; the result of eight months of negotiation, following general elections last May....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Government Can Expel Any Foreigner Without Show Cause: Home Ministry The central government has "unrestricted right to expel" foreigners, even those who have valid visas, from the country without any show cause notice, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the Delhi......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, offering lucrative public contracts in exchange for campaign support. The country's coalition governmen...
03:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise as Trade Tensions Ripple U.S. government bond prices rose after the European Union lowered its forecast for German economic growth for the second time this year amid persistent trade tension....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Australia's re-elected government may miss tax break deadline Australia's re-elected conservative government might not meet a June deadline for tax breaks that policy makers had been counting on to give the slowing economy a much-needed boost, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison said parliament may be unable to...
03:34, 05/21/2019

San Francisco could ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
01:17, 05/08/2019

US government warns China may have access to drone data Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert warning that Chinese-made drones may be sending flight information back to their manufacturers, who could share it with third parties. According to CNN, the alert warns companies and organiza...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Austria Government's Breakup Is New Blow to Europe's Far-Right Movement Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dissolved the government after Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache, a prominent anti-immigration advocate, resigned after the release of a video of him offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Moscow...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Union to discuss concerns on British Steel with government LONDON (AP) — U.K. union leaders plan are set to lay out their concerns to the government amid reports that British Steel is facing bankruptcy within days. Sky News is reporting that the nation’s second-largest steel producer is on the brink of...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Ford under criminal investigation by the US government over emissions certification Ford in February said employees had alerted it to the possibility that it was overstating its fuel efficiency.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Spain's Sanchez says to form government based on constitution Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, fresh from a win for his party in national elections on Sunday, said the only conditions he would place on forming a coalition government would be respecting the constitution and promoting social justice....
03:00, 04/29/2019

BJP's Mukul Roy Accuses Trinamool Government After His Convoy Searched BJP leader Mukul Roy has accused Mamata government of acting out of political vendetta after his convoy was searched by police in the city. He said the police was acting like "stooges of the state......
18:00, 05/12/2019

Government advisors call for 2030 petrol and diesel ban Committee on Climate Change says bringing EV-only law forward could help Britain become nearly carbon-neutral by 2050 Laws requiring all new vehicles sold in the UK to have zero emissions should be brought forward from 2040 to as early as 2030, acco...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Scottish government to rethink plan to cut air travel taxes Nicola Sturgeon signals willingness to step up efforts to reduce carbon emissionsNicola Sturgeon has confirmed the Scottish government will rethink plans to cut air travel taxes after agreeing to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2045.The first mini...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister, paving the way for a caretaker government....
20:00, 05/21/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black niqab veil to hide their faces....
23:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexican government punishes former Pemex CEO - sources Mexico's government has punished the former chief executive of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos for misuse of public funds in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal, according to three people with knowledge of the matter....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against extremism....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Pakistan plans to bring 30,000 madrasas under government control Pakistan plans to take control of a network of over 30,000 madrasas as part of a drive to "mainstream" the Islamic schools by bringing them under state control, the military's spokesman said on Monday....
17:17, 04/29/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
11:34, 05/23/2019

UK government seeks Brexit compromise after election fiasco LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party says it is ready to compromise to secure a Brexit deal after suffering its worst result in local elections for more than 20 years. In contests for local authorities across England, the party ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

UK police: Leak from government Huawei meeting not a crime LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Metropolitan Police force says a leak of details from a secret government discussion about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei does not amount to a crime. Counterterrorism head Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said Saturday he...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency system, but this time around, the city government’s files are being held hostage by ransomware.Read more...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time home buyers it serves....
19:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Greek government survives confidence vote ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on a government confidence vote in Greece (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Greece’s left-wing government has survived a confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras nearly two weeks before the European Pa...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Nonfiction: An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
04:17, 05/11/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Australia’s prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allays fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced operations to “revert back to manual.” The Baltimore Sun reports the extent of the Robbinhood ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in their stronghold in the country's northwest....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Madhya Pradesh Government In Minority, Says BJP In Letter To Governor The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has written to Governor Anandiben Patel, claiming that the Congress government is in minority and asking for a special session....
11:51, 05/20/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Protests return to Lebanon as government discusses austerity Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans are protesting for the second time in two weeks against proposed cuts to their pensions and benefits, as the government discusses a budget bill that aims to cut public spending and usher in austerity ...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children have been among the worst-hit by the decade-long conflict....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union next month, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
19:34, 05/23/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Labour: Government still refusing to move on Brexit red lines There appears to be no end to the Brexit deadlock in sight, with Labour again accusing the government of refusing to budge on its red lines in cross-party talks....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Government Sees Rs 2.8 Lakh Crore Recovery From IBC Resolution Process The pre-resolution processes have yielded results in 6,500 cases netting Rs 3 lakh crore on dead assets, according to a Ministry of Corporate Affairs official....
16:34, 05/19/2019

Lock Her Up! Betsy DeVos Used Her Personal Email for Government Business Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, aka America’s most sinister church bake-goods saleswoman, used her email occasionally for government business and hasn’t saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Austrian government collapses as far right leader caught in video sting Austria raced on Saturday toward a snap election as Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Fighting erupted in Idlib late last month, effectively shattering a cease-fire negotiated by Russia and ...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
19:00, 05/22/2019

NDA Will Comfortably Form Government: Poll Of Polls' Early Prediction The marathon Lok Sabha elections of 2019 concluded today after seven phases of voting. On May 23, when the votes are counted, the election results will determine the next government at the Centre. A......
16:00, 05/19/2019

UK government will 'reflect' on reaction to Brexit deal over next few days: Gove The British government will reflect on how people react to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday when asked whether there will definitely be a vote in the week of June 3 on the bill....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary’s votin...
13:17, 05/22/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
11:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Decline as Investors Watch for Trade Signals U.S government-bond prices fell after the White House said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies, raising hopes of a thaw in trade tensions....
05:17, 05/22/2019

UK government may face court action after EU citizens denied vote People reportedly turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errors‘Vote in your own country’: EU citizens tell of UK poll chaosThe government is facing calls to launch an urgent investigation into the treatment of EU citizens in ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican government sanctions two former senior Pemex executives Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior executives at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous administration, saying public funds had been misused in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal....
22:34, 05/22/2019

British Steel on verge of collapse as government talks stall Corbyn calls for nationalisation of Brexit-hit producer if £30m loan not forthcoming‘I’m worried sick’: Scunthorpe frets over British Steel slumpBritish Steel could fall into administration as soon as Wednesday, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk an...
22:17, 05/21/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national security....
06:00, 05/20/2019

SK Telecom and Seoul government to install 5G ADAS on buses and cabs SK Telecom and Seoul metropolitan government will install 5G-enabled ADAS on 1,700 buses and taxis to develop a real-time HD map in preparation for autonomous vehicles....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
16:51, 05/23/2019

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The inquiry concluded that there was no evidence of "active or extensive" use of DeVos' personal account...
22:51, 05/20/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Steady as Investors Weigh Global Risks U.S. government-bond prices were little changed, with yields hovering near the bottom of their 52-week range, as uncertainty about the global political and economic environment continued to support demand for safer assets....
20:34, 05/20/2019

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday in an interview....
04:00, 05/21/2019

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
08:51, 05/20/2019

Government takes early lead in Australia's election count Early counting in Australia's national election showed a small swing to the governing Liberal-led conservative coalition, running counter to pre-election opinion polls and setting the stage for a tight contest on Saturday night....
12:51, 05/18/2019

Austrian chancellor rules out keeping far-right leader in government: source Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is now ruling out continuing to work with Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party, a coalition source said on Saturday....
12:51, 05/18/2019

South Korea's government will switch to Linux over cost concerns Some governments might have fallen out of love with Linux, but South Korea appears ready to start a torrid affair. The country's Ministry of the Interior and Safety has outlined plans to switch government computers from Windows to Linux due to ...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Dems want to undo Cuomo’s cost savings, pay new government workers more State lawmakers are looking to fatten pensions of the most recently hired government workers by undoing reforms that were approved to control runaway costs. The rollback would cost New Yorkers $149 million in retroactive costs dating back to 2012 — w...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
17:34, 05/21/2019

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government An official recount is pending but official results released Sunday for the district of Labrador West showed NDP newcomer Jordan Brown still ahead of incumbent Liberal Graham Letto by just five votes....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Why Venezuela’s Government and Opposition Are Finally Coming to the Negotiating Table Four months into the chaotic political stand-off between Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s regime and opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempted revolution, officials confirmed Thursday that representatives for both sides...
20:34, 05/17/2019

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Ugandan journalists reassigned after government upset by opposition coverage More than a dozen Ugandan media outlets said on Tuesday that they will reassign senior journalists in response to government complaints over coverage of opposition lawmaker and pop star Bobi Wine, prompting criticism that media freedoms are under att...
21:51, 05/07/2019

Government to remove Grenfell-style cladding on 170 tower blocks across UK Unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be removed at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Government To Draft New Policies For Safer Transportation Of School Children The Institute Of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) held a two-day conference to draft a policy for the safety of children while they are being driven to......
17:34, 05/03/2019

US government piracy blacklist flags Argentina with priority status Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) adds Argentina to a list of nations in its annual report on commercial-scale copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Lebanese government to tighten soldiers' eligibility for frontline benefits The Lebanese government said on Friday that only soldiers serving at the frontline with Israel would benefit from a financial incentive that was designed for frontline troops but has been widely applied....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Opposition Held Talks With Government on Ousting Maduro Venezuela’s opposition held secret talks with members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle in recent months in an ill-fated bid to get Mr. Maduro to leave power and install a united interim government....
19:51, 05/02/2019

UK government told to adopt world's most ambitious climate target The UK's climate advisers have called on the government to effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, including international flights and shipping...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Bug in French government’s WhatsApp replacement let anyone join Élysée chats Enlarge / Around the same time French President was greeting firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral from fire, a security researcher was burning a new "secure" chat application for French government officials intended to keep them off WhatsApp a...
14:17, 05/02/2019

NYPD: Bitcoin thieves posing as government officials have stolen over $2M New York’s Police Department (NYPD) is alerting the public about phone scammers posing as Social Security Administration officials and requesting payment in Bitcoin, prepaid gift cards, and bank wire transfers. NYPD noted the scammers have already th...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Gujarat Government Working For Out-Of-Court Settlement In PepsiCo Cases The Gujarat government is working for an out-of-court settlement of cases filed by PepsiCo against nine state farmers for growing a variety of potato "registered" by the food and beverages giant,......
00:00, 05/02/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
08:01, 05/12/2019

No Exam Fee For Government Jobs If Congress Wins: Rahul Gandhi Rahul Gandhi, in Uttar Pradesh, said, "We have decided that no one will have to pay the application fee for appearing in exams for government posts."...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Euronext wins clearance from Norway government to buy Oslo Bors European stock market operator Euronext said it had won clearance from Norway's Ministry of Finance to buy up to 100% of Oslo Bors, pushing Euronext closer to victory over Nasdaq in its bid to buy Oslo Bors....
10:17, 05/13/2019

UK government has shown willingness to shift on Brexit: Labour Party The British government has shown a willingness to explore changes to its position on Brexit, a Labour Party spokesman said commenting on talks between ministers and the opposition party seeking a compromise on leaving the European Union....
15:00, 05/01/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Can the World’s Largest Democracy Endure Another Five Years of a Modi Government? Of the great democracies to fall to populism, India was the first. In 2014, Narendra Modi, then the longtime chief minister of the western state of Gujarat and leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was elected to power by the ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Cuban LGBT community calls out government for canceling parade Cuban gay rights activists denounced the government's decision to cancel this year's parade against homophobia, accusing it of snatching away their main platform at a key moment as the Caribbean nation is set to debate legalizing same-sex marriage....
04:17, 05/08/2019

6-month extension of South Sudan unity government approved JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia says regional ministers have approved a six-month extension of the looming deadline for South Sudan’s rival leaders to form a unity government. Ethiopia’s government announced the approval in a Facebook p...
15:00, 05/08/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a party spokesperson, said PM Modi spent the last......
21:17, 05/08/2019

“RobbinHood” ransomware takes down Baltimore City government networks Enlarge / Most of Baltimore City's networks were shut down as a ransomware attack took down mail servers and other systems at a number of city departments on May 7. (credit: Alex Wroblewski / Getty images) Systems at a number of Baltimore’s city go...
03:34, 05/09/2019

Crashed jet in Mexico had 13 aboard according to flight plan-state government The regional government of the Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday that a private jet plane that crashed between Las Vegas, Nevada and the northern Mexican city of Monterrey had 13 people on board, according to the flight plan....
23:17, 05/06/2019

Venezuela Government Arrests a Close Aide of Juan Guaidó Venezuelan authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician on Wednesday as embattled President Nicolás Maduro strikes back against critics a week after the opposition failed to spark a military uprising....
04:51, 05/09/2019

Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on remote island The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island in the Arabian Sea this week, a claim the UAE denied, deepening a rift between nominal allies in Yemen's war....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Government raises oil price forecast in response to Iran sanctions The federal government is predicting higher oil prices for the rest of the year and into the next because of increased tensions with Iran and Venezuela....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connections. Germany has been slow to speed up its internet networks....
20:51, 05/05/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival: government sources India's government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd, two senior finance ministry officials said, even as thousands of employees plead with the government for a rescue....
14:34, 05/05/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded dozens and forced thousands to flee their homes. The recent escalation of violence is the most serious ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

South Sudan rivals delay forming unity government A lack of political will, financing and time constraints were the reasons for the power-sharing agreement's delay, but both sides said they were still committed to peace....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s election as “positive news” for Canada’s energy industry and welcomed the help of Canada’s main corporate ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

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

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
12:51, 05/15/2019

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA Finals....
00:34, 05/15/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential talks following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposition sources familiar with the situation....
00:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Thai anti-junta leader says 'no giving up' on forming next government An alliance of Thai anti-junta parties is not giving up on forming the country's next government and blocking the ruling junta from retaining power following a disputed March election, a leader of a key member party said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Tone of Brexit talks between UK government and Labour has improved: report Talks between Britain's government and the opposition Labour Party to break an impasse over Brexit are going better than before, a politics editor at HuffPost UK said on Monday, adding that negotiations were set to continue....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government strike Argentina's biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government's austerity policies, heaping pressure on President Mauricio Macri as he battles against a biting recession and jittery markets....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Thousands of security flaws found on UK government websites The Wannacry attack locked down NHS computers in 2017. Now an investigation has uncovered thousands of unpatched vulnerabilities on UK government websites...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Televisa profit falls in 1st-qtr as government cuts ad spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language content, reported on Monday a 20 percent drop in its first-quarter net profit, battered by the new government's reduced advertising spending....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Suing US Government Again. Reason Is A Secret Elon Musk's SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public....
01:17, 05/19/2019

Government's price-cap scheme faces delays, with some products unavailable The Macri government's decision to implement the price-cap scheme drew criticism last week, as the 2019 electoral season heats up and the government struggles to improve the negative perceptions among voters over its handling of the economy....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Venezuela opposition, government reportedly headed to Norway for talks It was unclear if representatives for both sides would meet directly, or whether Norwegian officials would serve as intermediaries to explore possible resolutions for the crisis in Venezuela....
11:34, 05/16/2019

Australia's drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia's hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday's election....
11:17, 05/16/2019

UK government directs £4.6 million to tackling illegal wildlife trade Efforts to disrupt grey parrot trade in Cameroon and reduce demand for turtle products in Nicaragua are among 14 projects to win funding from the UK government...
18:34, 04/28/2019

UK government security decisions can be challenged in court, judges rule Supreme court says GCHQ’s hacking powers should be subject to judicial reviewGovernment security decisions will in future be open to challenge in the courts after judges ruled that a secretive intelligence tribunal could not be exempt from legal acti...
16:34, 05/15/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
06:00, 05/15/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new decree....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Student bound for college in Michigan beheaded by Saudi Arabian government Mujtaba al-Sweikat was 17 when he was detained at a Saudi airport in 2012. Earlier that year, he allegedly attended a pro-democracy rally.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday ....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Modi Government Left Economy In "Dire Straits", Says Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said India is headed for an economic slowdown and accused the Modi government of leaving the economy in dire straits due to its "lack of economic......
19:34, 05/05/2019

San Francisco homeless, drug problems won't be 'solved by government', Larry Elder says The drug abuse and homeless problems in cities like San Francisco will not be solved by government actions because they are "moral" and "spiritual" problems, according to conservative radio host Larry Elder....
08:00, 05/21/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
20:34, 04/28/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat of another shutdown as Capitol Hill tries to reach a deal on border security by end of day Friday....
20:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. Government Admits Another Migrant Child Died Under Its Care—8 Months After the Fact The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from Guatemala died while in U.S. custody last year, bringing the total number of known migrant child deaths to six in the last eight months. Democrats a...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Mizoram Government Says Insect Outbreak Caused Rs 20-Crore Crop Loss The Mizoram government told the Centre about an estimated crop loss of Rs 20 crore caused by an outbreak of the 'Fall Army Worm' (FAW) in the state, a minister said on Tuesday....
13:17, 05/07/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet seeks to restore integrity to government in White House bid Sen. Michael Bennet, one of two Coloradans running for president in 2020 as a Democrat, said his campaign is about restoring integrity to the government....
15:51, 05/07/2019

Sudan military rulers want Sharia law to guide legislation under interim government Sudan's military rulers said on Tuesday they generally agreed with proposals made by protest leaders on the structure of an interim government, but want Islamic Sharia laws and local norms to guide legislation....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Government Clears Rs 3600 Crore Deal With Russia For 10 Kamov-31 Choppers The Defence Ministry on Friday approved Indian Navy's proposal to acquire 10 Kamov-31 choppers from Russia at a cost of around Rs 3,600 crore to strengthen its capability against aerial threats to its......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak: Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the opposition Labour Party said....
10:34, 05/02/2019

The future of Italy's coalition government remains uncertain despite reassurances from Salvini Tensions between the two parties have heightened in recent months as the campaign for seats in the Brussels and Strasbourg-based parliament has crescendoed....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Kangana Ranaut's Latest Nugget Involves India's "Italian Government" Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut cast her vote in Mumbai along with a string of Bollywood actors in Phase 4 of the national elections today. Known for her strong statements, she launched a veiled......
21:51, 04/29/2019

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to r...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Venezuela's UN ambassador: 'foreign powers' like Trump trying to destabilize legitimate government Samuel Moncada, who is the U.N. ambassador for Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro’s government, is claiming foreign interventions are the reason for his country’s current destabilization....
02:51, 05/01/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka said Monday that the government should crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith...
13:51, 04/29/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans: government spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Booker promises to create government office devoted to abortion issues Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., vowed Wednesday to create an entire government office devoted to abortion and reproductive rights on his first day in office if he wins. ...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak - Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the opposition Labour Party said....
10:51, 05/02/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Gujarat Government Backs Potato Farmers In Legal Battle With PepsiCo The Gujarat government has decided to back the nine potato farmers locked in a legal battle with food and beverages giant PepsiCo after the latter dragged them to court for growing a potato variety......
06:34, 04/29/2019

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
19:51, 05/22/2019

Ugandan government clamps down on journalists for reporting on Bobi Wine case Uganda's communications commission has suspended over 30 journalists for their roles in reporting about the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. He faces trial for staging a protest and has since been released on bail....
21:00, 05/02/2019

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

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed direct...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump...
14:09, 05/01/2019

UP Government Files Hapur Lynching Case Status Report In Top Court The Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has filed a fresh status report on investigation in the Hapur lynching case last yearin which one person had died....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a national election but failed to secure a majority....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973...
19:34, 04/29/2019

Police arrest 32 at union march against Macri government austerity, lay-offs For the most part, protesters organised by unions tied to union kingpin Hugo Moyano marched peacefully on downtown Buenos Aires. However, several masked protesters reportedly attacked banking facilities near Congress where a police officer was also i...
09:34, 05/01/2019

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
03:34, 05/21/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed government-grade spyware to be installed on phones WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps out there, has once again been the subject of hacking, but this time the method used involves a government-grade spyware. Although we have no information that would confirm who's behind the attack, the...
10:17, 05/14/2019

| Cyclone Fani death toll rises as anger grows against government The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May has risen to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water....
09:51, 05/14/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
20:34, 05/17/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following the latest round of talks....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Yemen government minister dismisses Houthi pullout from Hodeidah as a 'show' A minister in the Yemeni government backed by Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday the Houthi movement's pullout from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah as a "show" meant to "disinform the international community"....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Cuban LGBT activists plan alternate parade in defiance of government Cuban gay rights activists are planning to hold an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday despite several reporting they had received warnings not to attend and the Communist government saying it was an attempt at subversion....
01:34, 05/12/2019

"Ibiza Affair" Topples Austrian Government, Snap Election Announced Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dramatically pulled the plug on his coalition government and announced fresh elections Saturday after an explosive camera sting claimed the scalp of his far-right......
01:17, 05/19/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions in the international and regional context.”...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government receive military hardware A coalition of forces allied with Libya's U.N.-backed government of national accord (GNA) said it had received a shipment of armored vehicles and arms on Saturday as it tries to stop Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA) from taking the capital...
20:34, 05/18/2019

Australia’s conservative government headed for ‘miracle’ general election victory The results upended pre-election polls which predicted a Labor victory, though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority....
17:34, 05/18/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets more time to form new government Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two week extension to form a new governing coalition after Netanyahu had requested more time, citing the Jewish holiday of Passover and the recent violence near th...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Fears of Extended Trade Conflict Stoke Demand for U.S. Government Bonds A broad flight to safer assets pushed the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note to its lowest close since March, highlighting the spreading effects of the escalating U.S.-China trade battle....
23:17, 05/13/2019

China luring US intel veterans to leak government secrets with cash China has been increasingly successful in recruiting former U.S. intelligence officers to pass along government secrets, a trend that is getting more attention as the Trump administration attempts to limit Beijing’s spy abilities....
06:34, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican government announces package of measures to help Pemex finances The Mexican government announced measures to help ameliorate state oil company Pemex's debt problems, including renewal of credit lines with JP Morgan , HSBC and Mizuho, as well as a gradual tax reduction for the company, officials said on Monday....
16:51, 05/13/2019

This Town Didn't Want to Be a Radioactive Waste Dump. The Government Is Giving Them No Choice. PIKETON, OHIO—David and Pam Mills have grown tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and okra on their secluded Appalachian property for about 18 years now. This will be the first year the retired couple doesn’t. They just can’t trust their soil anymore. Not w...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Odisha Government Says Cyclone Fani Caused Rs 525 Crore Infra Damage The Odisha Housing and Urban Development department on Tuesday said that Cyclone Fani that hit the coastal state on May 3 damaged Rs 525 crore worth of assets....
06:00, 05/15/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claimed that he was trying to "destroy the FBI" in order to protect President Donald Trump. ...
07:51, 05/15/2019

German government: We're working on maintaining legal channel for trade with Iran Germany is working on maintaining a legal channel for trade with Iran, a government spokesman said on Monday, after Iran last week eased curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach a 2015 international nuclear pact....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate afte...
06:17, 05/16/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and imbeciles."...
04:51, 05/16/2019

Narendra Modi Government 'Magroor', Not 'Mazboot': Priyanka Gandhi's Jibe Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government, saying it is not a ''mazboot' (strong) government but a ''magroor' (arrogant) one that harbours an......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Government Will Not Share Extradition Details Of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi The Ministry of External Affairs has refused to share details on the extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, citing an RTI clause barring disclosure of information which would......
21:34, 05/15/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison Set to Form Majority Government (SYDNEY) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its sh...
10:17, 05/20/2019

'I'm not afraid of the IMF': presidential hopeful Alberto Fernández lays out plans for government Alberto Fernández says Argentina must 'comply' with country's debt commitments but would negotiate a way out with the International Monetary Fund if elected....
10:00, 05/20/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
13:00, 05/17/2019

N.L. voters re-elect Dwight Ball’s Liberals to form minority government With most of the polls reporting, the Liberals were elected or leading in 21 ridings, the Tories were at 14, the New Democrats had three and there were two Independents....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pushes into the biggest remaining rebel territory under a massive bombardment....
17:00, 05/09/2019

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
00:00, 05/23/2019

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political ex...
23:17, 05/22/2019

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
23:00, 05/17/2019

New UN data tool shows 'mismatch' between government aid and places modern slavery exists A new interactive data tool created by the UN University Centre for Policy Research, which shows a mismatch between where modern slavery occurs, and where governments are spending resources to address it, could help make a positive impact on policy d...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Sharad Pawar Votes In Mumbai, Urges People To Elect A Stable Government NCP chief Sharad Pawar pitched for a stable government at the Centre and urged citizens to come out in large numbers to cast their votes as he exercised his democratic righton Monday....
12:00, 04/29/2019

UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala rebuts government’s reasons for expulsion order In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Iván Velásquez, the senior UN official in charge of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemela, has responded to the accusations made by the Government to justify...
18:34, 04/28/2019

South African government tells athletics body to appeal Semenya decision "The South African government said on Monday it was \"instructing\" the country\u0027s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Se...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Spain is heading for a minority government with half the votes counted in today's election The center-left Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leads in Sunday's general election in Spain but is short of an overall majority with 50% of the votes counted....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Australian opposition holds slim lead over government ahead of May 18 election: poll Australia's opposition Labor Party retained a narrow lead over the conservative coalition government, a closely watched poll showed on Monday, while the Labor's leader popularity hit a four-year high days ahead of a general election....
03:34, 05/13/2019