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Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law

Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's ...

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law

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

Cuomo prods legislators to pass surrogacy law, repeal gay panic defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a challenge to Albany pols on Monday: they can’t call themselves progressives unless they pass two bills lifting New York’s ban on surrogacy contracts and repealing the so-called gay panic defense before the legis...
23:34, 06/10/2019

NY Senate votes to allow paid surrogacy agreements ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate has voted to repeal a ban on paid surrogacy agreements, in which a woman is compensated for carrying the child of a couple or individual. The Democrat-led chamber passed the measure Tuesday. It has the su...
23:51, 06/11/2019

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

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate...
22:17, 06/25/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the...
02:17, 06/06/2019

Bored Man Who Got Paid: "Board Man Gets Paid" As Kawhi Leonard plays the most impressive basketball of his NBA career, The Athletic’s Jayson Jenks checked in with Leonard’s teammates from his two seasons at San Diego State. It may not shock you to learn that Leonard was, even then, a man of few ...
00:00, 06/05/2019

'Having a child doesn’t fit into these women's schedule': is this the future of surrogacy? US doctors are seeing an increase in patients avoiding pregnancy or time off work by paying someone else to carry their baby – with no medical need to do soThe Pacific Fertility Center on Los Angeles’ Wilshire Boulevard is the place where the people ...
11:17, 05/25/2019

Andy Cohen pushes to allow surrogacy agreements in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andy Cohen has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in pushing to legalize paid gestational surrogacy, in which a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents. The “Watch What Happens Live” host and the Democr...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Babies are the crop in Joanne Ramos' frightening surrogacy novel 'The Farm' Surrogacy is pushed to its logical extreme in Joanne Ramos' "The Farm," where desperate women are impregnated with the world's richest embryos.        ...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Turkey's Kale eyes F-35 options during U.S. spat Turkish aerospace manufacturer Kale Group said on Monday if disagreements between Ankara and Washington curb parts orders and exclude it from an F-35 project, then any lost sales would be offset by turning to civil aviation....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Why Swiss Spat With EU Could Spill Into Stock Markets  Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union are threatening to affect trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a political accord, and the Swiss stock exchange has effectively become a bargaining chip. Brexit makes Br...
18:51, 06/20/2019

After US-Mexico trade spat, USMCA in now focus Whipsawing US trade tactics under President Donald Trump are running the risk of upending ratification of the new North American trade agreement. (June 14)        ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Romanian political spat comes to the fore at EU summit Romania's long-running political turmoil was on stark display once more Thursday, as its president criticized some of his country's politicians for "attacking European institutions" and undermining its standing in the European Union....
19:34, 05/09/2019

What's at stake for Europe Inc in a trade spat with Washington Europe's listed companies are expected to generate 1.2 trillion euros (£1.04 trillion) in revenue from the United States this year, highlighting what's at stake as global trade tensions grow and earnings and economic growth stall....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Pompeo, Russian FM to meet as Venezuela spat intensifies WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet next week with his Russian counterpart as a dispute between Washington and Moscow intensifies over Venezuela. A senior State Department official says Pompeo and Foreign Minister Sergey La...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates If Trade Spat Escalates Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is closely monitoring the recent escalation in trade tensions and that it would respond if needed to keep the economy growing steadily....
21:17, 06/04/2019

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

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture....
10:34, 05/11/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
09:00, 06/15/2019

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Fed can lower rates if U.S.-China trade spat causes slowdown: Rosengren The Federal Reserve has the tools it needs, including lowering interest rates, to respond to any slowdown resulting from the U.S.-China trade spat, a top Fed policymaker told Reuters on Monday, adding that he is not necessarily expecting such a need ...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Polish ambassador spat at in Israel amid rising tensions Poland's ambassador to Israel was spat at while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, and the Polish government condemned the incident, which coincided with rising tensions between the two countries....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
20:00, 05/16/2019

European leaders remain attentive, cautious in US-Iran spat European leaders are being guarded in their response to the deepening tension between the United States and Iran, urging both sides to step back from confrontation...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Italy: Conte threatens to quit unless government solves spat The populist coalition governing Italy must put internal differences to one side, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has warned. If it doesn't, the country may face early elections....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, so you can focus on the rest of your barbecue preparations....
00:34, 05/31/2019

DJ Khaled Is Said to Be Planning to Make a Run on Billboard’s Pockets Over Number 1 Spot Spat Apparently, when DJ Khaled intones, “We the best!” he means it, and anyone saying otherwise may be in for a fight—a legal fight, that is....
02:17, 06/11/2019

Gift Of Almonds, Eye Drops For Shivraj Singh Chouhan In Political Spat Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, is receiving packages of almonds, eye-drops and "Chawanprash" these days. These come from Congress workers, with a political......
09:51, 05/09/2019

Biden and Ocasio-Cortez Spar Over Climate Policy in Intraparty Spat After Ms. Ocasio-Cortez attacked any politician who would take a middle ground approach to the environment, Mr. Biden said she should “look at my record.”...
00:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short-term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected "good results" from talks planned in Washington next week....
18:34, 06/01/2019

U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
14:00, 05/14/2019

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed....
22:34, 06/18/2019

Bowyer and Jones in post-race spat over "dumb" NASCAR Kansas move Clint Bowyer was involved in a post-race spat with Erik Jones after the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series round over a "dumb" move that Bowyer felt cost him second place...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
03:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. LNG companies Cheniere and Tellurian see U.S.-China trade spat as short term Executives from U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies Cheniere Energy and Tellurian on Tuesday said they view the trade dispute between China and the United States as temporary, with no major impact on their ability to sell LNG....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Walmart Faces Major India Test Over Flipkart's Legal Spat With Goqii An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
05:34, 06/01/2019

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark g...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Japanese shares fall as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China spat fade Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Thursday, clinging near to three-month lows touched earlier this month on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
05:34, 05/30/2019

If trade spat worsens, Mexico should target Trump base - farm lobby The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
22:00, 05/31/2019

FCA to let Detroiters apply for new assembly plant jobs first Fiat Chrysler has pledged to hire local residents and invest $13.8 million in community improvements, education and workforce training as part of a planned $2.5 billion investment in two Detroit assembly plants....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-neeh moo-HAH’-mahd BAN-deeh) by acclamation T...
23:00, 06/04/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by conse...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Jayme Closs honored by Wisconsin Assembly A 13-year-old teenager who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored by state lawmakers as a "hometown hero." (May 15)        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
16:34, 06/20/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Russia to return to Council of Europe assembly Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
02:34, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
23:51, 05/31/2019

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country....
13:51, 06/04/2019

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from...
08:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
04:51, 06/01/2019

‘You Should Be in the Kitchen’: At Afghan Assembly, Women Are Told They Don’t Belong Female delegates trying to speak on peace with the Taliban were told to sit down and shut up, raising fears that future governments will not protect their rights....
16:51, 05/03/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
21:17, 05/10/2019

Afghan Leader Hosts Peace-Plan Assembly Afghan President Ashraf Ghani convened a rare assembly of prominent Afghans to hammer out an approach to peace talks with the Taliban, the latest attempt by the U.S.-backed government to insert itself into the peace process....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Voting In Progress For Panaji Assembly Constituency Bypoll Voting is in progress for the bypoll to the Panaji assembly constituency since morning, which was necessitated due to the death of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March....
09:00, 05/19/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea....
06:00, 06/26/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
22:00, 06/09/2019

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
00:51, 06/15/2019

Email Us Issues To Be Raised In Assembly: DMK Chief MK Stalin DMK President MK Stalin on Monday asked the people of Tamil Nadu to e-mail them the issues that need to be raised in the ensuing Assembly session beginning on June 28....
01:51, 06/25/2019

GM to upgrade assembly plants ahead of new pickup, SUV lines ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — General Motors Co. has announced it’s investing more than $4.2 billion in assembly plants in Indiana, Michigan and Texas to prepare for the launch of its next generation of pickups and SUVs. The company said Tuesday that...
21:00, 06/25/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, has asked for a second opinion on extending......
06:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Calvin Klein-owner PVH expects hit from strong dollar, trade spat; shares fall Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands owner PVH Corp said it expects a 10 cent hit to its full-year adjusted earnings from a stronger dollar and a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, sending its shares down 10% on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/30/2019

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, a top aide of the premier said on......
19:34, 06/19/2019

J&K BJP Bats For Assembly Polls In November After Nomads Return To Plains The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Tuesday said assembly elections should be held in November after over 30 lakh nomads return from the state's high-altitude areas to the plains....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra, the Election Commission said today. The annual......
21:17, 06/04/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers....
21:51, 05/07/2019

As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan should be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency’s biggest yearly gathering...
18:51, 05/20/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant for retrofitting vehicles with autonomous car techn...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand’s king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions will affect national security and the people’s well-b...
12:17, 05/24/2019

Politicians In J&K Slam Centre Over Report Of Redrawing Assembly Segments Mainstream parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted sharply to reports that the Centre was planning delimitation in the state, claiming it was an obvious attempt to "inflict another emotional......
10:17, 06/05/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former Na...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Defender assembly moved from UK to Slovakia Jaguar Land Rover is to assemble its new Defender model in Slovakia. The announcement came as the UK's auto association warned of a 30% fall in output in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
00:51, 06/14/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet the country's newly strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
03:17, 06/21/2019

‘Summon the spirit of San Francisco’, says General Assembly President on UN Charter anniversary Reaffirming faith in human rights, promoting social justice and saving the world from the “scourge of war”: just some of the founding principles of the United Nations, which appear in the Organization’s bedrock Charter, signed exactly 74 years ago in...
23:34, 06/26/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Hyundai And Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
08:51, 05/28/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
02:34, 05/30/2019

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the b...
12:34, 05/30/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent......
22:51, 05/06/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
18:17, 04/28/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
21:00, 06/01/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó Intelligence agents surrounded Edgar Zambrano and towed away the car he was in as crackdown widensThe crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro has intensified with secret police seizing the vice pre...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week....
04:17, 05/09/2019

Kidnap victim Jayme Closs honored as ‘hometown hero’ by Wisconsin Assembly A 13-year-old who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored by state lawmakers as a “hometown hero.”...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
19:17, 06/09/2019

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous number of hours to jack up their paychecks. ​”​This is about stealing. This is about fraud. This ...
09:00, 05/13/2019

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

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
06:17, 05/17/2019

MTA must curtail ‘unacceptable’ overtime costs: Cuomo The MTA must slam the brakes on its out-of-control overtime costs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday — even though he signed off on cushy union contracts that helped create the problem. “It’s unacceptable and the MTA has to do a better job of...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to...
06:34, 06/03/2019

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on...
14:34, 05/29/2019

Cuomo says he’ll sign overhaul of rent regulations With just three days left to re-up rent stabilization laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign a sweeping package of tenant-friendly bills crafted by the Legislature late Tuesday. The package introduced late Tuesday marks the biggest sea ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Cuomo rips AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Gov. Andrew Cuomo took Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task for making an inappropriate comparison to the Holocaust by calling detention facilities at the southern border “concentration camps.” “I think it’s a wholly inappropriate ...
01:34, 06/27/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Cuomo says it’s ‘D-Day’ for impeachment This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s Chris Cuomo citing the 75th anniversary of D-Day in urging Democrats to take a bold move toward impeaching President Trump....
07:17, 06/11/2019

Andrew Cuomo Will NOT Fuck the Airport Terminal New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke on Wednesday at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for JFK Airport’s storied TWA terminal, which is set to become a new luxury hotel. And because this is infamously eloquent, totally smooth-talking Cuomo here, things got...
20:00, 05/15/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Andrew Cuomo throws MTA chief Andy Byford under the bus Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday minimized his own subways chief’s role in fixing the embattled system. When asked by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to respond to a Gothamist report that NYC Transit president Andy Byford might quit in frustration, Cuomo downplayed ...
22:17, 06/04/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo says he's 'OK' with media moving on from Va. Gov. Ralph Northam CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday night that the media had moved on from the controversies surrounding the top Democratic leadership in Virginia, particularly from Gov. Ralph Northam, and that he was "OK" with that. ...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Cuomo says charter school cap won’t be lifted by end of Albany session ALBANY — The charter school movement in New York is left twisting in the wind. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday said although he supports lifting the cap to allow more charter schools to open in New York City, a proposal to allow that to happen won’...
22:17, 06/03/2019

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

Cuomo says massive overtime at LIRR ‘physically impossible’ ALBANY – Gov. Cuomo wondered whether the massive overtime costs at the MTA’s Long Island Railroad exposed by the Post amount to “fraud” because it’s “almost physically impossible” for employees to work so many hour...
02:17, 05/11/2019

No fourth Andrew Cuomo term say most New Yorkers: poll Just six months after Gov. Andrew Cuomo was re-elected, a majority of New York voters think he should not run for a fourth term, according to a poll released Monday. The survey by Siena College found 58 percent of New Yorkers don’t want Cuomo back in...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2017 because of objections from law enforcement, bu...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Cuomo: Mobile sports betting could be legal by next month Mobile sports betting could be poised for a 9th-inning win in New York, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying Tuesday that state legislators could approve wagering before the session ends next month — despite long saying that it could take years because of l...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Andrew Cuomo, Sandra Lee list home that ‘needs a lot of work’ While rumors circulate that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his longtime girlfriend, Sandra Lee, have split, they’ve listed their Mount Kisco home for $2 million. The four-bedroom home is 4,129 square feet and comes with an idyllic rolling lawn. So far, we hea...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Cuomo finally vowed on Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have straphangers at t...
03:51, 06/10/2019

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapc...
08:00, 06/09/2019

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Pro-tenant protestors gather outside Gov. Cuomo’s Manhattan office Nearly 80 protestors rallied outside Gov. Cuomo’s Manhattan office Saturday for a package of pro-tenant legislation before the state’s rent laws expire June 15. The activists want to “pressure” Cuomo to avoid “watering down” the proposed bills, said ...
08:00, 06/09/2019

Cuomo not confident New York will legalize weed this year Gov. Cuomo said he isn’t confident New York will legalize the recreational use of marijuana this year because state lawmakers are getting cold feet. “When the Legislature starts to say, ‘We need the governor to get us votes,’ that’s legislative code ...
11:51, 05/11/2019

The Most Unsettling Video of Andrew Cuomo You Absolutely Never Wanted to See When he’s not calling himself “undocumented,” or musing about a “sexy” airport terminal, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is apparently a “big softy.”...
02:34, 06/08/2019

Cuomo says he can’t call new JFK hotel ‘sexy,’ internet cringes It’s TMI at the TWA hotel. Amid reports that he and his longtime girlfriend are no longer living together, Gov. Andrew Cuomo overshared his adoration for the new inn at JFK airport Wednesday, by musing aloud that he couldn’t call the terminal it’s bu...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative session wraps — despite conflict-of-interest concerns ...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Cuomo: AOC-backed candidate could win in Queens if voters don’t show up Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is backing establishment candidate Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election, warned that lower turnout could result in an upset by insurgent candidate Tiffany Caban — who is supported b...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I cou...
10:17, 06/22/2019

Even CNN's Chris Cuomo says Democrats don't fill stadiums like Trump CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, often known for challenging President Trump and his associates, pointed out on Tuesday that Democrats typically didn't get the crowd sizes that the president did. ...
23:17, 06/19/2019

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you c...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next Presiden...
04:17, 06/05/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
22:17, 06/04/2019

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
02:00, 06/14/2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo bashes AOC over 'concentration camp' remarks New York Governor Andrew Cuomo bashed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday over her controversial "concentration camp" comments last week saying they were "wholly inappropriate."...
03:51, 06/27/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo claims Antifa is a 'good cause,' immediately gets pushback CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat for Antifa on Monday night, arguing that what he called the group's "good cause" was not equivalent to the positions espoused by neo-Nazis and white supremacists -- but his panelists pushed back right away....
02:51, 05/01/2019

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is backing an insurgent Democratic socialist candidate, Tiffany Caban....
12:17, 06/05/2019

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

Cuomo predicts fate of closely watched bills in Post sit-down Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday handicapped for The Post a slew of closely watched bills that lawmakers are scrambling to address before they wrap up the legislative session. If his predictions hold up, mobile sports gambling, recreational marijuana an...
07:51, 06/07/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels off...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Cuomo issues warning over LIRR overtime tracker ‘saboteur’ Honest MTA workers have no reason to fear the agency’s crackdown on alleged overtime abuse — and no reason to sabotage machines meant to monitor their hours, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday. “What the people of New York deserve and dem...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Cuomo signs law expanding speed cameras in school zones Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday more than quintupled the number of city school zones covered by speed cameras, from 140 to 750, in reinstating and expanding the life-saving law. “It’s common sense. It works,” said Cuomo in a press brief...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are being kept...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA boar...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main leg of the former Vice President’s trip ...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Cuomo supports giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo said he would green-light granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, claiming it would improve road safety — even citing the well being of his three daughters to make the case. “I have three young daughters, youngish,...
11:51, 05/11/2019

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a number of concerns from safety advocates who don’t believe we should allow scooters, e-bikes on sidewalk...
10:17, 06/22/2019

Cuomo uses sports analogy to defend Lynton’s removal from MTA board ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday defended his decision to replace new MTA board appointee Michael Lynton as a simple swapping of players. “The way a coach will shift players depending on what’s happening on the court…Michael Lynton who’s g...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Cuomo says he’s a ‘laid back, cool dude in a loose mood’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo said Friday he’s just a mellow, happy-go-lucky guy. Cuomo, who has a well-earned reputation as a political gladiator and arm-twister, said on WAMC’s the Roundtable, “I think I’m sort of a laid back, cool dude in ...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
03:17, 06/15/2019

Questions after Cuomo’s MTA enforcer missed deadline for disclosure form Larry Schwartz failed to meet the May 15 deadline revealing his outside employment, income and holdings — the only one of 19 board members to ignore the legally mandated submission....
08:00, 06/16/2019

Cuomo: Low turnout aided AOC favorite Cabán in Queens DA primary Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted Democratic socialist Tiffany Cabán’s apparent win in Tuesday’s hotly contested primary for Queens District Attorney is thanks to low turnout and nothing more. Of the 766,107 enrolled Democratic voters in the borough, ...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Emily Ratajkowski’s rich husband may benefit from Cuomo’s Loft Law One of the beneficiaries of the expanded rent bill now before Gov. Cuomo may be the wealthy hubby of model Emily Ratajkowski — a filmmaker worth millions who’s shafted his landlord out of $100,000, and counting....
01:51, 06/16/2019

Cuomo, de Blasio skip somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio skipped a somber memorial dedication Thursday honoring the emergency responders and downtown workers and residents who were sickened or succumbed to 9/11 cancer-related deaths in the aftermath of terrorist a...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the end of the legislative session on June 19. “I am totally prepared to make them stay, I’ve done it bef...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Cuomo wants to bend rules for MTA board pick Robert Mujica Because Mujica lives in Columbia County near Albany, he is ineligible to serve on the MTA board under a statue stating that member must reside in the 12-county downstate region that the authority serves....
06:34, 06/17/2019

Senator-turned-lobbyist Al D’Amato hosting Cuomo fundraiser While Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers debate a litany of issues before the Albany session adjourns on June 19, former GOP US Sen.-turned-powerhouse lobbyist Al D’Amato is co-chairing a “Long Island cocktail reception” fundraiser in Great Neck Sunday for the...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Cuomo enlists Robert De Niro for gubernatorial campaign event Gov. Andrew Cuomo is giving fat-cat donors an offer they can’t refuse: an evening with Robert De Niro. Cuomo’s campaign committee is getting ready to raise cash for a fourth run for the governor’s office with a megadollar Taste of NY event at Lincoln...
10:34, 05/06/2019

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
20:17, 06/12/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo calls for investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block hid tax filing options Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for an investigation into whether Intuit, H&R Block and other tax preparation companies allegedly hid tax filing options from individuals who are eligible to file their taxes for free....
08:34, 05/02/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decade, first when he was state attorney general as wel...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Cuomo’s green policies jacking up energy costs, emissions: report The Cuomo administration’s repeated snubbing of natural gas pipeline projects is driving up consumer utility costs and carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report by the Manhattan Institute. Author Robert Bryce argues the state Department of ...
06:17, 06/26/2019

Cuomo’s legal counsel to head major LGBTQ-rights group NEW YORK (AP) — Alphonso David, a civil rights lawyer who has been serving as chief counsel to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was named Tuesday as the new president of the largest LGBTQ-rights organization in the U.S. Forty-eight-year-old David is the f...
21:00, 06/25/2019

‘The Simpsons’ producer sends Cuomo a DVD, invites him to meet cast after upstate NY dis “The Simpsons” wants the last laugh in its feud with Gov. Cuomo. Two days after Cuomo said he’d never seen a single episode of the nearly 30-year-old cartoon classic, the producer sent him a season of the show and offered to fly him out t...
12:51, 05/02/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked comparisons to the Clinton campaign and the DNC's funding...
02:51, 06/15/2019

Senator who killed Amazon deal defies Cuomo again, backs AOC’s DA pick State Sen. Michael Gianaris — the lawmaker who helped stop Amazon from opening a new headquarters in Long Island City — is backing public defender Tiffany Caban in the race for Queens district attorney. Gianaris finds himself again in the...
10:17, 06/22/2019

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “sham...
09:51, 06/22/2019

New York power plants on track to be coal free by 2020: Cuomo New York’s effort to go coal free at all of the state’s power plants by 2020 appears to be on track, Governor Cuomo said Thursday. The final stages to phase out the last two coal power plants were adopted by the state’s Department of Environmental Co...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
04:51, 06/04/2019

Andrew Cuomo plans to open his formidable fundraising network to Joe Biden Andrew Cuomo, who has raised millions of dollars during his campaigns over the years, has indicated to associates in recent days that he will be opening his fundraising apparatus exclusively to Joe Biden, sources say....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Cuomo signs bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — just hours after the controversial measure passed the state Senate. Cuomo’s action came despite throwing supporters a last minute curveball ...
05:34, 06/18/2019

Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford pleads not guilty to misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly in Florida, per court records Tyrone Crawford pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly, court records show. The charge stems from a March 15 bar fight in Panama City Beach, Fla.        ...
20:51, 05/14/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
10:51, 05/30/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo calls Benghazi scandal a 'sham' during debate on Mueller probe CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated debate with two pro-Trump pundits about House Democrats' ongoing investigations into President Trump -- and injected the Benghazi controversy into the conversation, calling it a "sham."...
13:17, 05/23/2019

Cuomo expected to sign bill approving driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants New York state lawmakers on Monday passed a controversial bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign it. Democrats in the state Senate managed to pass the bill on a 33-29 vote, despite losi...
05:34, 06/18/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo denies Clinton campaign accepted foreign dirt on Trump, says there isn't 'any proof' CNN anchor Chris Cuomo rejected the idea that the Hillary Clinton campaign accepted dirt on then-candidate Donald Trump from a foreign government during the 2016 election, saying there isn't "any proof" of it....
05:51, 06/13/2019

Joe Biden prepares for New York fundraising blitz with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and short seller Jim Chanos The main event of Biden's June trip to the city will be held at the home of the short seller Jim Chanos. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will also be attending....
22:17, 05/28/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

CNN's Don Lemon invokes Hitler while discussing media's role in covering Trump, Cuomo pushes back CNN anchor Don Lemon made what he himself described as a "extreme" comparison between President Trump and Adolf Hitler while arguing that such "bad people" shouldn't be given a platform....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
07:51, 06/14/2019

'Rage 2' will receive at least two paid add-ons after launch Just because Rage 2 is a single-player game doesn't mean its gameplay will remain all that static. Avalanche and Bethesda have published a 2019 roadmap for the open-world shooter, and it's evident that the developers want to treat the game...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Get Paid to Watch Ads in the Brave Web Browser Brave, a chromium-based web browser that boasts an ad-free browsing experience, will now pay users to watch ads. That’s right—the ad-blocking browser will now be running ads, but in a more thoughtful way than we’re accustomed to....
19:34, 04/28/2019

More than 100 moms will get paid $12K for poverty study More than 100 New York City moms living below the poverty level will be given $12,000 with no strings attached as part of a new study measuring the effect of poverty on early-childhood ­development. The study, named Baby’s First Years and partially f...
07:51, 05/09/2019

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston...
06:00, 06/18/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
08:17, 05/09/2019

Why Students for Life is backing paid leave Advocates for the anti-abortion organization Students for Life of America met with lawmakers this week to make the case for Republicans backing paid leave as part of their goal to eliminate abortions....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
16:51, 05/15/2019

How did Canelo become one of the highest-paid athletes in the world? Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is not a charismatic international figure or a flamboyant extrovert like Muhammad Ali was. But he is the right fighter at the right time -- and a damn good one, writes Nigel Collins....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Spotify just hit a new milestone: 100 million paid subscribers Music streamer Spotify grew paid subscribers by 32% over last year, and now has 100 million, the company said in its earnings report Monday.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

This boy really wanted a teddy bear – and he paid the price A mischievous 3-year-old boy in the UK really wanted a teddy bear — so badly that he climbed into an arcade claw machine to grab one, and got trapped, according to a new report. Natalie Draper, 37, brought her son, Noah to an indoor play center...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Toni Duggan: ‘I believe we should be better paid, but not the same as the men’ | Suzanne Wrack Striker wants better facilities and better crowds for women’s football but does not think England’s Lionesses should earn the same as their male counterpartsOn the eve of the World Cup, Toni Duggan is keen to talk about equality. “I don’t want to jus...
09:51, 06/06/2019

Mother who paid $6.5M to college scammer says she was duped BOSTON (AP) — A mother who says she paid the consultant at the center of the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme $6.5 million says she was duped into believing the money would help underprivileged students. A statement was released Thursday by...
04:00, 05/03/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center fo...
08:51, 06/18/2019

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Fentanyl use could end the opium era in Mexico: 'The only crop that paid’ The market price for opium has plummeted as addicts in the US have swapped heroin for fentanyl, and could force Mexico’s impoverished farmers to abandon the narcotics trade Every six months over the past two decades, Pedro García has planted a small ...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Choosing Football Has Already Paid Off For Kyler Murray Kyler Murray officially became a part of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday when the first-overall pick signed his rookie contract with the team. His deal, according to multiple reports, is a standard four-year contract with a fifth-year option. He’ll...
04:17, 05/10/2019

Best WordPress themes (paid and free) of 2019 The WordPress platform is one of the simplest ways to create colorful and well laid out webpages. Setup is usually performed with a few mouse clicks, so no coding knowledge is required.The platform supports thousands of various themes, some of which ...
17:34, 04/30/2019

You Paid for Bottle Service for MAGAholics and You Didn’t Even Know It Remember back when America was trying to figure out how Donald Trump the business man and Donald Trump the president were going to coexist, considering Trump could, say, host events at, say, a property he owns, like Mar-a-Lago, and, I’m just spitball...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Lena Dunham sells Brooklyn pad for less than she paid Actress and director Lena Dunham made her career with HBO’s “Girls,” about young women launching their lives in Brooklyn. Like the show’s characters, Dunham has since moved on by returning to Manhattan, where she grew up. Now she is in contract to se...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Va. town remembers the high price paid on D-Day The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a solemn significance for a small Virginia town. (May 20)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

EU members split over top job appointments EU leaders have failed to agree on key appointments to the bloc's most prestigious jobs, deferring their decision until the end of the month. Amid complex political horse trading, the task appears far from simple....
09:17, 06/21/2019

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others Ever-since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, at a wreath laying ceremony in honour of those “brave men and wo...
18:34, 05/24/2019

A Foreigner Paid $200,000 for Tickets to Trump’s Inaugural. Now He Says He Was Duped. A lawsuit by a Ukrainian-Russian developer highlights the lucrative business of accommodating wealthy foreigners’ interests in getting access to the Trump administration....
23:00, 06/18/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
02:34, 06/08/2019

Spotify boasts twice as many paid subscribers as Apple Music Less than a month ago, it was revealed that Apple Music had overtaken Spotify in terms of paid subscribers in the US – a milestone for the music streaming service – but Spotify’s latest earnings report shows that it’s stil...
04:34, 04/30/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also higher than those offered by savings accounts....
22:34, 04/28/2019

Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would eliminate the new graduates’ student loans....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Wilson Ramos starting to look like the hitter the Mets paid for The Mets had the whole Star Wars theme working Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. Princess Leia was there in costume and a bobble-head of Obi-Wan Canobi was distributed to fans with the likeness of Robinson Cano. But no one carried a bigger lightsaber...
15:00, 05/26/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Morehouse Class of ’19, Congratulations: Your Student Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ student loans....
22:17, 05/19/2019

Virginia town remembers the high price paid on D-Day Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry....
22:00, 05/19/2019

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

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
09:51, 05/23/2019

He Paid $9,100 To Buy House Online. It Turned Out To Be Strip Of Grass A Florida man thought he had landed a steal deal after paying $9,100 (approximately Rs 6.3 lakh) for a villa in Tamarac, only to be told that he had only bought the strip of grass in front of the......
09:51, 06/20/2019

She Paid $6.5 Million To 'Consultant' For Stanford Entry. She Was Tricked The mother of a Chinese student said she was unwittingly ensnared in a sprawling college admissions scandal, believing the $6.5 million she paid to get her daughter into Stanford University was a......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive,....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States did not pay any money to North Korea as it sought the release of Otto Warmbier, a day after a report said Trump had approved a $2 million bill from Pyongyang for the American student's care...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Marshawn Lynch paid $5K in quarters for useless AAF interview Here’s hoping Marshawn Lynch has an extra large piggy bank. While supporting his cousin at the now-defunct Alliance of American Football’s quarterback draft last November, the former Raiders running back and Skittles fanatic agreed to an ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

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

Former UA assistant wiretap says Miller allegedly paid Ayton TUCSON – New audio from a wiretap recording of Emanuel “Book” Richardson heard in court Wednesday mentioned Univerisity of Arizona men’s basketball head coach Sean Miller’s alleged involvement in paying Phoenix Sun’...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service. The epic transfer was signaled by Binance CEO Changpang Zhao earlier this morning in a tweet. We wi...
08:00, 05/30/2019

You could get paid $65K to review luxury yachts and travel the world A start-up website is advertising for what could be one of the best jobs in the world, with the successful applicant traveling the world testing luxurious yachts and being paid to do so....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Paid $1 Million of Taxpayer Money for Limousines He Might Not Use President Trump has spent $1 million of taxpayer money on four limousines he may or may not use on his trip to Ireland this week, according to The Guardian. The spending was confirmed by USASpending.gov, a government website that tracks federal spend...
01:00, 06/06/2019

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t the Blast) pending, but Robert “R.” Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Halsey Paid a Fan's Speeding Ticket Because They Were Listening to Her Song Halsey just saved a fan from a bit of a speeding ticket nightmare. As fans well know, the songstress dropped a new single and music video less than a week ago by the name of......
19:17, 05/22/2019

No pay raise for House members after GOP balks A pay raise for House members won’t happen — at least for now — as Democrats have postponed voting on a congressional spending bill that included the politically risky measure, according to members and aides from both parties.House Minority Leader Ke...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after officials said 12 cartel members had been shot and ki...
07:00, 06/18/2019

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to str...
22:51, 06/13/2019

This Is Us to keep killing family members on NBC for another 3 seasons A lot of shows are being canceled, but you can’t cancel shows without also renewing others (that’s obviously not true, but these networks have to air something). According to Variety, one of the things NBC will continue to air is This Is Us, and it w...
03:51, 05/13/2019

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
02:17, 06/14/2019

MCC will throw out members guilty of abuse The MCC have reminded their 23,000 members of the behaviour that is expected of them at Lord's with a new code of conduct brought in following a pair of alleged incidents last year....
16:34, 05/03/2019

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of willful plants–seem to come with so many attendant complications. Ideally, everyone is growing to...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
20:34, 06/07/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
08:17, 06/16/2019

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Dad reaches historic paid leave settlement with JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to pay a bombshell $5 million to hundreds of men who claimed they weren’t given the same paid leave as women when they became parents. The proposed class-action settlement, filed in Ohio federal court, is the c...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Get up to £130 in pre-paid credit cards with BT's brilliant fibre broadband deals When you end up spending a fair chunk on your internet each month, wouldn't it be nice to be offered some of that money back? Well with BT's most recent freebie-filled fibre broadband deals, that's exactly what you get. With BT re...
14:17, 06/21/2019

Why hasn't the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president's political committee has yet to pay hundreds of thousands in security bills....
07:34, 06/14/2019

College majors with the lowest unemployment: Teachers well represented, but not well paid Teaching positions make up five spots on the list, but all of them have an average salary below $40,000 per year.       ...
14:17, 06/26/2019

Best email providers of 2019: Free, Paid and business services Getting hold of an email account is easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google and other big names will get you more. Buy a decent web hosting package and you'll probably get enough ...
15:17, 05/21/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
19:34, 05/21/2019

HMRC outlay on Amazon over six times what firm paid in corporation tax – GMB UK tax authority spent £11m to use online giant’s web-hosting services in 2018, says reportHM Revenue & Customs spent £11m to use Amazon’s web-hosting service last year, more than six times the £1.7m it received in corporation tax from Amazon’s main ...
12:34, 06/11/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her daughter Celena was born that August, Carpenter was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The temporary...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the pre...
04:34, 06/14/2019

Mozilla will reportedly launch a paid version of Firefox this fall Mozilla’s reportedly set to launch a premium version of its revered Firefox browser this fall. In an interview with German media outlet T3N, the company’s CEO, Chris Beard, said that it’s aiming to launch the new version by October, with features lik...
11:00, 06/10/2019

$20m compensation paid to family of woman shot dead by police The US city of Minneapolis will pay $20m (£15m) compensation to the family of an unarmed woman who was shot and killed by a police officer outside her home....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
06:51, 06/14/2019

Gen Z salaries: Highest paid tech jobs for recent grads To find a job in tech, new graduates need to combine technical skills and emotional intelligence. Senior developers and engineers make the most.       ...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Grief lingers in Virginia town that paid high price on D-Day BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — The 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy has a powerful significance for a small Virginia town. Bedford lost 20 local men in the fighting on June 6, 1944. Its D-Day losses have long been considered among the steepest...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Meet the secret ‘ghost workers’ paid to keep the internet safe Kala, a 43-year-old mother of two, sits alone at her home office, in the corner of a tiny bedroom, and studies her laptop screen, trying to determine if what she’s reading is offensive. Her part-time job, which she picked up as a way to feel “fruitfu...
22:17, 05/18/2019

These are the highest-paid CEOs at America’s largest companies 24/7 Wall Street reviewed CEO pay at the largest, publicly traded US companies to identify the best-paid CEOs. Tim Cook and Robert Iger make the list.        ...
13:17, 04/30/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
20:17, 05/17/2019

Student whose family paid $6.5M in scam says ‘hard work’ got her into Stanford A newly unearthed video appears to show the Chinese student whose family allegedly paid a fixer $6.5 million to get her into Stanford bragging that she’s living proof you don’t need to be that smart to get into the elite school. In a live...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
08:34, 06/18/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
16:34, 05/18/2019

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with the campaign trailer that dropped on May 30, the com...
05:17, 06/04/2019

Prince Harry paid damages over pictures of his Oxfordshire home Duke and Duchess of Sussex forced to move out of house after ‘security threatened’Prince Harry has accepted substantial damages and an apology from a news agency that took aerial photographs of his Cotswolds home, forcing him and his wife, the Duches...
20:00, 05/16/2019

My Father Paid 6 Crore To Arvind Kejriwal For Ticket: AAP Candidate's Son Just a day before polling in Delhi, the son of an Aam Aadmi Party candidate made a sensational allegation on Saturday, claiming that his father had paid Rs 6 crore to party chief and Delhi Chief......
22:34, 05/11/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
07:34, 05/03/2019

These are the service members who could get 'war crimes' pardons from Trump President Trump started the process to pardon several American military service members who have either been accused of war crimes or have been convicted of war crimes, a new report states....
07:00, 05/19/2019

Index Industry Association Welcomes Three New Members New York, May 9, 2017 – Index Industry Association (IIA), a global organization of index administrators, has today announced the addition of three new members. CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Limited (CCDC) and the Toky...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Nearly half of Tory members would not want Muslim PM – poll Islamophobia survey finds just 8% believe it is a problem within the Conservative partyTory leadership latest – live updatesNearly half of Conservative party members would prefer not to have a Muslim prime minister, a survey into the scale of Islamop...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Trump thanks IAFF members supporting him over Biden President Trump tweeted his thanks Friday night to the international firefighters association union members who bucked their leadership’s endorsement of presidential hopeful Joe Biden and started an “IAFF Union Firefighters for Trump” Facebook group....
10:51, 05/04/2019

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

IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10 new members to the global organization....
17:17, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Naruhito congratulated by other royal members TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Emperor Naruhito’s succession (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito received greetings from his relatives at a palace ceremony Wednesday. Naruhito, wearing a tuxedo and accompanied by Empress M...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Netherlands wants tribunal to try some Islamic State members The Netherlands is calling for the establishment of a tribunal to prosecute members of the Islamic State extremist group responsible for "mass atrocity crimes."...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan, military says The U.S. military did not immediately provide details on the deaths, which occurred a day after a visit to Afghanistan by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. But the Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the two were killed in an ambush....
13:34, 06/26/2019

US military says 2 service members have been killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — US military says 2 service members have been killed in Afghanistan....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
09:34, 05/31/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
18:00, 06/15/2019

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer named Chatfield in a statement tha...
00:51, 06/15/2019

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
06:34, 06/14/2019

Grammy Awards Name First Female President Deborah Dugan, a former Wall Street lawyer who has worked with Bono, will take over an organization whose representation of women in music is under scrutiny....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Best cloud storage of 2019 online: free, paid and business options Businesses and consumers are increasingly reliant on cloud based storage solutions instead of in-house, on-premise local storage hardware.Your files are stored in the cloud, which is a simplified view of what is essentially someone else's infras...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Tom Brady gets candid about not being NFL’s highest-paid quarterback: ‘My wife makes a lot of money’ On an appearance with “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, New England Patriots star Tom Brady spoke about why he is not the NFL’s highest-paid quarterback....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light looking to hire summer intern TUCSON – Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light may be able to help. The company is looking to hire a “Natty Intern” this summer to attend sporting events, travel to various events, create social media content, design promoti...
00:00, 05/11/2019

New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, will receive the lar...
11:17, 06/19/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with fathers over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
21:51, 05/31/2019

Wisconsin Economic Development Group Paid for Jobs Added in Other States The Wisconsin group that negotiated $3 billion in tax incentives for Foxconn Technology Group has problematic oversight practices, a state audit has found, highlighting fresh concerns about the costly incentives states use to attract economic growth....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
13:34, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by th...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark Music streaming service Spotify says the number of its paying subscribers has hit 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for Apple Music...
17:17, 04/29/2019

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
15:34, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia refiner pre-paid employee vacation in advance of layoffs: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions overnight pre-paid some employees vacation compensation in advance of anticipated layoffs and the expected closure of its 335,000-barrel-per-day refinery complex, according to sources familiar with the plans....
16:17, 06/26/2019

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it is to purchase social media propaganda campaigns....
23:34, 06/12/2019

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
22:51, 06/10/2019

European-owned mine paid Guatemala just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes Swiss-based Solway group that runs Fenix nickel mine paid 1% on revenues from unrefined oreGuatemala’s largest nickel mine paid just £1.4m in compulsory royalty taxes during its first four years of production, according to its latest filings.The open...
18:17, 06/19/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s paid online mode won’t let you matchmake with friends A first for any Super Mario game: online play. This expands upon the local-multiplayer insanity of the New Super Mario Bros. series. [credit: Nintendo ] ...
03:17, 05/29/2019

Fox News Hosts Have Reportedly Been Paid Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at GOP Events Fox News’ most opinionated hosts are all but registered shills for the Republican Party, but a new analysis from Media Matters reveals just how much anchors including Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham are making off with through paid appearances at R...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped,...
03:51, 05/21/2019

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

Mom who paid $6.5M in college scam thought she was making donation to Stanford: lawyer The Chinese woman who allegedly paid college-admissions schemer Rick Singer $6.5 million to get her daughter accepted to Stanford University thought she was making a donation for scholarships, staff and the school’s athletic program, her lawyer said ...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Jim Acosta's CNN role further muddled by upcoming book: 'You can’t tell the difference between him and a paid pundit' CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s upcoming book has raised eyebrows both inside and outside of the network’s newsroom, as the outspoken Acosta continues to blur the line between reporter and analyst....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from including paid loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics and othe...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser $70,000 per quarter to lobby against counterfeit vendors From July 2018 until March 2019, Amazon paid Ballard Partners up to $70,000 each quarter to combat in the import of counterfeit goods.        ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
01:34, 05/23/2019

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
23:34, 05/27/2019

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
18:34, 04/28/2019

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

Law enforcement split on number of MS-13 members on Long Island How big a problem is the MS-13 gang on Long Island? Law enforcement has released conflicting numbers for how many members the gang has in Nassau and Suffolk counties since a crackdown began two years ago, ranging from a few hundred to thousands. The ...
23:34, 06/15/2019

Even some of Deadwood's deadest cast members are back for the movie This Friday, HBO’s Deadwood will return after 13 years away to properly end its story with a full-length movie set a decade after the third season’s conclusion. You might think, given how much time has passed, that many of the series’ actors would ha...
20:17, 05/28/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with voters not making six figures....
14:17, 05/09/2019

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members w...
02:17, 06/14/2019

Good Riddance to One of the Worst Members of the Trump Administration The Trump administration is and always has been an all-star lineup of some of the most despicable people on the planet, but even in this tough crowd, Scott Lloyd always stood out for both his ambivalence towards the lives of immigrants and insistence...
02:34, 05/30/2019

Gunmen kill five members of a family near Iraq's Mosul Gunmen shot dead five members of a family in an attack on their house near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul late on Wednesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Does the ‘Dream Act’ give green cards to gang members? Republicans say so, but the bill specifically excludes immigrants who were in criminal street gangs, as well as felons and those with three or more misdemeanors....
09:17, 06/17/2019

Suspect Charged In Slayings Of 7 Family Members In Tennessee (CNN) — The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being released from the hospital, investigators said. Michael Cummins Michael Cummins was charged ...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
01:34, 06/11/2019

'It's because we were union members': Boeing fires workers who organized Workers terminated by the aircraft maker in South Carolina see their dismissals as part of efforts to stifle a nascent unionRichard Mester worked for Boeing in South Carolina as a flight safety inspector for five years before being suddenly fired – a...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Amazon's Big Sale is Now Live for Prime Members With These Offers Amazon Summer Sale 2019 has gone live for Prime members exclusively. The sale will be available to everyone else from 12am (midnight) on May 4. We've handpicked the best offers available right now on......
11:34, 05/03/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Alleged MS-13 members indicted in Vegas mutilation killing LAS VEGAS — Three men identified as MS-13 gang members from El Salvador have been indicted in the killing of a 21-year-old Salvadoran whose slashed and bullet-riddled body was found last year in the desert outside Las Vegas. A U.S. District Court gra...
09:34, 05/03/2019

Ocasio-Cortez is the most frugal of all New York’s House members The freshman Democrat spent the least amount of money of the 27 New York House members during the first three months of 2019, according to newly released spending reports of congressional offices reviewed by The Post....
21:17, 06/04/2019

Where are they now? Key members of the 1999 U.S. women's winning team Twenty years after winning the World Cup title, a transformational moment in women's sport, many members of the '99ers are still involved in soccer.        ...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel's CDU has had to reiterate it won't cooperate with the far-right AfD....
09:17, 06/21/2019

Vodafone Now Lets You Add 5 Family Members to Its Rs. 999 Postpaid Plan Vodafone has launched Rs. 999, Rs. 899, Rs. 749, Rs. 598, Rs. 499, and Rs. 399 postpaid plans with unlimited voice calls and up to 200GB data benefits....
16:51, 06/06/2019

Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic R...
18:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S. lawmakers to discourage Ankara from pursuing the dea...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Purported members of Milwaukee Kings gang charged Chicago's U.S. attorney's office says four members of the city's Milwaukee Kings street gang have been charged with committing murder in aid of racketeering....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Members only: U.S. retailers revamp loyalty schemes for Amazon era With private fitting rooms, members-only stores and clever apps, U.S. department stores are reinventing their old and tested loyalty programs to fend off the challenge from e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc and other online rivals....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Police: 2 members of Amish community die in raft accident STOCKBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two young members of an Amish community drowned after their small raft apparently capsized on a pond in central New York. Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood tells WSYR television that a 12-year-old boy and a 21-year-...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, were among 13 French citizens handed over to Iraq in Ja...
14:34, 05/26/2019

RPT-Members only: US retailers revamp loyalty schemes for Amazon era With private fitting rooms, members-only stores and clever apps, U.S. department stores are reinventing their old and tested loyalty programs to fend off the challenge from e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc and other online rivals....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
06:34, 06/12/2019

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old Joh...
23:51, 06/11/2019

PM Modi To Host Dinner For All Members Of Parliament Tomorrow The invitation to all the members of the parliament was extended by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha....
10:17, 06/19/2019

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the NBA. “I’m not sure how it was that it remained so m...
14:00, 06/05/2019

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn....
21:17, 05/30/2019

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabin...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Promoted: Inspiring the next generation of female engineers Increasingly, automotive and motorsport organisations are enjoying greater gender diversity within their workforces, and initiatives such as International Women in Engineering Day 2019 are encouraging more females to consider engineering as a career...
18:00, 06/26/2019

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Chadwick on pole for first all-female W Series race British racer Jamie Chadwick took the first pole position of the new all-female W Series by a comfortable margin on Saturday after also dominating Friday practice....
14:17, 05/04/2019

Twitter and Facebook told they must do more to protect female MPs Parliamentary committee grills company representatives over violent and misogynistic abuseTwitter and Facebook have been accused by a parliamentary committee of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from violent or misog...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker Stefano Moreo, was bombarded with abuse from supporters during a youth match in Mestre, Italy. Accord...
17:00, 05/27/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs -- and coaches NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
11:00, 05/28/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions  ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

India's GS Lakshmi Becomes First Female ICC Match Referee GS Lakshmi, 51, officiated her first match in women's domestic cricket in 2008-2009, and has supervised 3 women's One Day Internationals, and 3 T20 Internationals....
20:51, 05/14/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
12:17, 05/09/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
14:51, 05/23/2019

NBA commissioner Silver wants more female refs _ and coaches WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said t...
23:51, 05/09/2019

How Was It For You? Female Flies Sense When Sex Partner A Good Fit A new study published Monday in the journal Neuron has shown that the sensation of copulating -- and not just insemination -- is responsible for female fruit flies temporarily losing interest in other......
10:34, 05/07/2019

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positio...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
22:34, 06/13/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
00:34, 06/20/2019

Chinese Mother Who Paid $6.5 Million to Get Daughter into Stanford Says She Thought Money Was a Donation A Chinese mother says she was misled into thinking she was donating to Stanford University, after paying $6.5 million to an adviser at the center of the U.S. college admissions scandal. The mother of Yusi Zhao, identified only as Mrs. Zhao, said she ...
15:17, 05/03/2019

"Rajiv Gandhi's Insult Is Price Rahul Paid For Insulting Savarkar": Sena In the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's verbal attack against late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the Shiv Sena today said this is the price Congress president Rahul Gandhi has to pay for......
09:51, 05/09/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser to lobby against vendors who sell counterfeit goods Brian Ballard, a leading fundraiser in Florida for Trump, has been lobbying members of Trump's administration and Congress on Amazon's behalf to fight back against third party vendors who are selling fake products to their customers....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Justin Sun paid $4.57M to shill TRON to Warren Buffet, Twitter trolled him mercilessly Justin Sun revealed he’s paid millions of dollars for a lunch date with investing legend Warren Buffet. As expected, Crypto-Twitter had lots to say. Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain and BitTorrent CEO, confirmed the ball-twisting $4.57 million bid...
23:17, 06/04/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the district announced Sunday. Warwick Public Schools, whic...
06:51, 05/08/2019

California teacher placed on paid leave after being accused of links to white supremacist group A teacher at a California private school has been placed on paid administrative leave as officials are investigating claims that he is affiliated with a white nationalist group....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Spotify shares jump after it hits 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service Spotify Technology reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service....
13:34, 04/29/2019

Maryland teens on prom night shocked by kindness of stranger who paid for their dinner A woman in Maryland made a generous gift to a group of teens she apparently didn't know, paying for the Clarksburg High School students' dinner on prom night....
04:51, 05/03/2019

New York's Medicaid system paid $60,000 for sex offenders to get erectile dysfunction drugs: audit The New York state Medicaid system was found to have improperly shelled out nearly a million dollars for the treatment of erectile dysfunction over a six-year period, with more than $60,000 going toward registered sex offenders who are barred from su...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Spotify revenue beats on higher paid subscriber addition, shares rise Spotify Technology SA reported a better-than-expected rise in first-quarter revenue on Monday as the music streaming company hit 100 million paid subscribers for its premium service, sending its shares up nearly 5 percent....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Ai...
02:00, 06/16/2019

In southern Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes kill up to 18 members of Afghan forces  U.S. military officials said the airstrikes, in what they described as a “tragic accident,” killed members of the Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters, but they did not say how many from each side died....
10:00, 05/18/2019

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Gannett board members reelected as shareholders reject MNG nominees Gannett shareholders have voted to reject MNG Enterprises' board nominees, according to preliminary results of the vote.        ...
15:34, 05/16/2019

Nxivm former members to break vow of silence by testifying against cult leader Opening arguments are set for Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court as prosecutors have been tight-lipped about who will testifyIt was called “collateral” – nude photos and other embarrassing material that female members of an upstate New York self-impro...
08:34, 05/06/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition......
08:51, 05/07/2019

Chicanos Por La Causa honor community members igniting change TUCSON – One of Arizona’s longest running non-profits honored individuals and an organization that have made an impact on the community. Chicanos Por La Causa honored Richard Fimbres, the Vice Mayor of the City of Tucson, Carlotta Flores,...
08:17, 06/07/2019

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
05:51, 06/05/2019

The Surprising and Special Meanings Behind All of the Royal Family Members' Names A royal by any other name would appear as non-traditional. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle introduced the world to the newest member of the royal family on Wednesday, after welcoming baby......
14:17, 05/12/2019

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
03:51, 06/05/2019

Votes Of Minority Community Members Are "Blessing": Varun Gandhi Newly elected parliamentarian from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said he considers the votes he has got from minority community members as a "blessing", but rued that that not many from the community cast......
21:00, 06/11/2019

France among members putting EU 2020 renewables target at risk France is one of six EU nations unlikely to hit their 2020 renewable energy targets, putting the European Union's 20% goal at risk, the bloc's auditors said on Thursday....
21:00, 06/06/2019

In Israel, members of Arab minority embrace Palestinian identity Loudspeakers blared nationalist Arabic music across hillsides in northern Israel on Thursday as children ran across a field waving Palestinian flags....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Three Navy members killed in apparent double murder-suicide Three US Navy members were killed in an apparent double murder-suicide near where two were stationed in Virginia, according to officials. Donavon Moora, 22, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday night near where two female services member...
16:51, 05/08/2019

About 200 Children Lose Family Members In Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings, according to a leading charity organisation....
12:00, 05/08/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them of engaging in politics even though their party wa...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Ex-members of NXIVM group set to testify against leader Keith Raniere Some former members of the group, NXIVM, are poised to break their vow of silence for the first time by testifying against Raniere, who has been compared to a cult leader....
03:17, 05/06/2019

Japan prince: Royal duties need review as members decline Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s younger brother says the royal family can perform only a limited number of duties because its membership is declining sharply...
15:51, 06/21/2019

4 suspected ISIS members arrested in Nicaragua, were possibly headed for the US Four suspected members of the Islamic State terror group were captured by authorities in Nicaragua on Tuesday after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, according to officials....
20:34, 06/26/2019

Judge allows community members to weigh in on drug kingpin’s release A judge in Washington, DC, wants the people who live in a formerly drug-ravaged neighborhood to have a say in whether the one-time kingpin who ruled over it should be let out of prison. US District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan asked Washington Attorney Ge...
16:51, 06/22/2019

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members LONDON (AP) — The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party — and to become the country’s new prime minister — are making their first formal pitches to party members. Former British foreign secretary and ex-...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Ocasio-Cortez slams ex-Congress members who take lobbyist jobs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday took an apparent shot at Joe Crowley, the former congressman who took a job with a high-profile Washington lobbying firm after she defeated him in a stunning upset in last year’s Democratic primary. ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Asia stocks set to slide as Fed members temper rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were set to open lower on Wednesday after officials from the U.S. Federal Reserve tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cut....
01:51, 06/26/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 4...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Opinion: 2004's new EU members hold sway in European Union The countries that joined the European Union 15 years ago have come a long way. They now know how the EU functions — and how to defend their interests, writes German journalist Boris Kalnoky....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Black Voters and Their House Members Are Driving Impeachment Talk While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
19:51, 05/30/2019

Pence Honors Fallen Service Members At Arlington Cemetery Vice President Mike Pence places a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Vice Preside...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
21:34, 05/25/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Angry relatives of ARA San Juan crew-members demand answers Pressure mounts on government, as family members who believe submarine's poor state of repair was responsible for its demise, demand answers from President Mauricio Macri and Defence Minister Oscar Aguard....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Physicians group calls on members to reject IAAF regulations The World Medical Association has called on its members not to implement new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes with differences in sexual development....
14:51, 05/03/2019

Members Heritage Credit Union Helps Feed Homeless LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington. Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center. The center will celebrate its 20th anniv...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Colombian president orders meeting to protect FARC members Colombian President Ivan Duque told authorities Wednesday to create new protections for demobilized FARC rebels after two were killed in the southwest portion of the country Monday....
22:51, 06/19/2019

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

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambush Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.        ...
21:00, 06/26/2019

VP Pence praises members of black churches torched by arson Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
11:17, 06/12/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Alth...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a...
13:51, 06/11/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
16:34, 06/07/2019

Garmin now offers female health tracking in its app, and on your wrist too Along with the announcement of the Garmin Forerunner 945 and three other new running watches, the company has introduced menstrual cycle tracking into the Garmin Connect app for iPhone and Android.The new feature allows you to monitor your cycle as w...
15:00, 05/01/2019

'Just the tip of the iceberg': revealing Life's early female photographers In a new exhibition, six women who shot impactful imagery for Life magazine are finally getting the credit they deserveWhen Henry Luce, the owner of Time, bought Life magazine in 1936, he wanted to achieve many things. Among them, “to see man’s work ...
07:51, 06/26/2019

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

'People think we’re from another planet': meet Karachi's female cyclists Teams of women and girls are among numerous cycle groups increasingly to be seen on the streets of the frenetic Pakistan megacityEarly on Sunday morning in Karachi, a group of girls are riding loops around an empty stretch of road outside the colonia...
15:17, 06/26/2019

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the pioneer...
03:34, 06/10/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
06:34, 05/18/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a female coworker in Sahuarita SAHUARITA — A man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted a female coworker with a handgun in Sahuarita. According to Sahuraita police, the assault took place on Thursday at a restaurant located off of I-19 Frontage Road. Police say 18-year...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
01:34, 05/12/2019

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say....
22:51, 06/18/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a billion-pound empire...
14:51, 05/07/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination Pope Francis said Tuesday that an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were....
03:17, 05/08/2019

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
05:17, 06/22/2019

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
22:17, 06/16/2019

Female Hockey Players Say They’ll Boycott in a Bid for One Sustainable League More than 200 female hockey players say they will not compete professionally in North America next season in an effort to establish a single sustainable league....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
02:34, 05/07/2019

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:17, 06/15/2019

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia. Caputova took the oath of office at a special session of Parliament Saturday, becoming Slovakia̵...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Co-ed charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assault and harassment in connection with the alleged Ma...
17:17, 06/14/2019