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Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings

The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings

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Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day....
22:34, 2019-06-02

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
13:51, 2019-06-02

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
21:34, 2019-06-02

UK Conservatives set to narrow field in leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is holding the first round of knockout voting in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. The 313 Conservative lawmakers will vote Thursday by secret ballot. There are currently 10 contenders to be the next party leader, who will also become pr...
11:34, 2019-06-13

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
19:17, 2019-05-23

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Hawaiian heat wave: With temps in 90s, nearly 30 records matched or broken since May Hawaii, which usually enjoys temps in the 80s in May and June, is in the midst of a mainland-style heat wave with 90-degree days.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Freya Ridings on her new album, Adele comparisons, and Peppa Pig On the cusp of possibly the biggest moment of her life, the release of her debut album, Freya Ridings was facing the heart-in-your-mouth panic of realising she had potentially lost all the ideas she had worked on for its follow-up....
05:34, 2019-07-21

Screen Grab: Freya Ridings Shares What's On Her Phone What does the most recent note that you wrote on your phone say? "It’s lyrics from a writing session mixed with a shopping list for chicken fajitas."...
08:00, 2019-05-26

Ford GT Le Mans preview: ‘The hype is matched by the roar of the engine’ | Martin Love As the 87th edition of Le Mans prepares to get under way next weekend, all eyes will be on the last of the factory Ford GTsFord GTPrice £320,000Engine 3.5-litre V6Top speed 216mphConsumption 17mpg (if you’re lucky)Next weekend marks the 87th running of the world’s most famous 24-hour endurance race....
08:00, 2019-06-09

ANALYSIS: In this pre-writ period, Liberal ministers find a fondness for visits to battleground ridings As they do every summer, cabinet ministers are criss-crossing the country, making speeches and spending money. But in this pre-election period, their travel is coming under new scrutiny....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Swappa local: A trusted local marketplace to buy and sell your used gear For local sales, people often use Craigslist, OfferUp, or Facebook. Swappa is known for trusted exchanges of tech and is now bringing its validation processes and community to local markets....
22:34, 2019-07-03

'Medicare for all' branding could be backfiring on liberals Those who believe that the government should provide everybody with free healthcare have long struggled with a way to brand it. The term socialized health insurance has a negative connotation and "single-payer healthcare" is too wonky. So in recent years, activists have pushed leading Democrats to a...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
19:34, 2019-06-05

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democratic committee leaders were threatening subpoenas...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Liberals Want Trump Impeached, but Centrist Freshmen May Have the Final Say The president outrages the Democratic base daily, but the lawmakers who gave Democrats their House majority remain firm that impeachment is not what their constituents want....
22:34, 2019-06-16

Liberals were warned EI review could have political consequences: documents Documents provided to Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos late last year warned about how a detailed review could drum up "significant expectations" on the Liberals to enact very costly changes to the program, tailored to each group's priorities....
22:51, 2019-08-08

Roy Moore says he ‘scares the hell’ out of DC establishment, liberals and LGBT Well, there’s at least one person who thinks Roy Moore can win the 2020 US Senate seat in Alabama — and that’s Roy Moore. “Ever wonder why the mere mention of my name scares the ‘hell’ out of the Washington DC establishment, liberals, and LGBT?” wrote the tw...
04:51, 2019-05-30

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
13:17, 2019-05-24

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republicans....
03:17, 2019-07-10

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in California to strike down President Trump’s recent conscience protection mandate, issued via the Department of Health and Human Services, which essentially p...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
17:51, 2019-07-21

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:51, 2019-07-18

At Trump Rally, Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as President Attacks Liberals “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
17:51, 2019-07-18

ANALYSIS: May’s Greens a greater threat than the NDP to Trudeau’s Liberals’ re-election chances The Green Party has a unique and historic opportunity ahead of this fall's election. But the Liberals are ready to fend off any threat from the Greens on their progressive flank....
00:00, 2019-07-01

Liberals Begin Lining Up Young Judges for a Post-Trump Surge Liberal advocacy groups have a message for federal judges pondering retirement: Hold on until 2021. In the meantime, they have begun drawing up lists of possible replacements....
17:34, 2019-06-08

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white liberals on Twitter."...
07:51, 2019-06-18

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Howard Dean energized liberals in 2004, but he’d be on the right wing of the 2020 Democratic field Throughout his 2004 presidential campaign, Howard Dean boasted of having been regularly endorsed by the National Rifle Association as governor of Vermont, where he maintained concealed carry laws. At a Sept. 2003 Democratic debate as he was surging on the back of energetic support from liberals, Dea...
16:34, 2019-06-06

Miley Cyrus' insane Planned Parenthood fundraiser shows liberals are out of touch Miley Cyrus just launched the most odd and overpriced fundraiser you will see for a while. The risqué pop star is partnering with the high-end clothing brand Marc Jacobs to raise money for Planned Parenthood through sweater sales. The sweaters show a nearly naked Miley Cyrus and say “Don’t f*ck with...
06:17, 2019-06-05

Opposition To 'Triple Talaq' Bill Exposes Pseudo Liberals: Arun Jaitley Former finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said opposition to the triple talaq bill "exposed pseudo liberals" as he hit out at the Congress for giving higher priority to "fundamentalist" vote......
20:34, 2019-07-31

Maher warns Dems not to make gun control a 2020 issue: 'Liberals should learn more about guns' "Real Time" host Bill Maher cautioned Democrats not to make gun control a prominent issue in the 2020 election, urging them not to "die on this hill" if it means losing to President Trump. ...
11:34, 2019-06-08

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
03:17, 2019-06-03

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
05:17, 2019-06-03

Kanye West spars with David Letterman about politics: 'Liberals bully Trump supporters!' Kanye West claimed liberals bully supporters of Donald Trump after being challenged on his political views by David Letterman on the comedian’s Netflix series....
20:34, 2019-05-24

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive new abortion laws being passed in states across the country....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly fund....
14:34, 2019-06-12

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have begun to look less like The Jetsons and more like the...
00:51, 2019-06-23

The conservatives who cried censorship For months, mainstream conservatives and far-right personalities have complained about an unfair, illegal bias in Big Tech. President Trump has openly sympathized with their concerns, even raising some of his own. But now he wants to do something about it....
08:51, 2019-08-09

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party remains divided on how to confront the populist far-right threat....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Google Not Biased Against Conservatives, Executive Says Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a US Senate panel on Tuesday....
09:17, 2019-07-16

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-offs each coalition of the Right has made. No one can doubt that David French, a devout Evangelical Christian who opposes same-sex marriage as a matter of...
01:34, 2019-05-31

How Britain's Conservatives will chose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
16:17, 2019-06-10

How Britain's Conservatives will choose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Google not biased against conservatives: executive Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
05:17, 2019-07-16

Google's history of clashing with conservatives A former Google engineer who claims he was fired for his conservative beliefs isn't the first person to claim the Silicon Valley giant's office culture is dominated by liberal politics. ...
05:51, 2019-08-07

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment with the ruling coalition....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Donations to UK PM May's Conservatives fall in first quarter of 2019 Donations to Britain's governing Conservative Party slumped in the first three months of the year as Theresa May's premiership ebbed, data from the Electoral Commission showed on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for Conservative voices on Facebook‘s board rejected w...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Canada’s Trudeau is down in the polls. Can the Conservatives take advantage? After his 2015 victory, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became an international sensation. But months of controversy have helped to reshape the country’s political conversation, amplifying critics on the right....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
03:34, 2019-07-23

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party....
15:34, 2019-07-19

UK Conservatives start race to replace Theresa May Eleven candidates are vying for the leadership of Britain's oldest political party, and the keys to 10 Downing Street. Brexit brought down Theresa May and is expected to be the dominant debate among potential successors....
08:51, 2019-06-10

German conservatives renew calls for a burqa ban Deputy leader of the Christian Democrats has joined other CDU members in calling for a burqa ban in Germany. The calls come after the Netherlands imposed its own burqa ban....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Greek PM Tsipras ousted as conservatives win general election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat in the country's general election as conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis secured a comfortable parliamentary majority....
09:51, 2019-07-08

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest foray into the issue is the introduction of new leg...
22:51, 2019-06-27

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Angry voters abandon Conservatives, Labour in UK vote Nigel Farage said Monday that Britain should get ready to break free from the European Union even if there is no agreement on a divorce deal after his Brexit Party and pro-EU forces trounced the mainstream parties in the European Parliament election...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to American shores and place slavery at the center of American history. Conservatives—as they are wont to do—have been...
15:34, 2019-08-19

Conservatives should change how they think about global warming. I did | Jerry Taylor The uncertainty of climate change is an argument for – not against – decarbonizing the economy as quickly as possibleFor 23 years, I worked at a libertarian thinktank, arguing against climate action. But my views have changed. I now embrace decarbonization. Why? For one thing, I’ve come to better un...
11:51, 2019-06-10

Greek conservatives take charge in early election results Greece's opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, early results showed, unseating incumbent leftists blamed for foisting a bailout on the country which critics say was unnecessary....
21:34, 2019-07-07

Conservatives must articulate a response to Medicare for All, or socialism wins Most healthcare proposals — including Medicare for All, Medicare at 50, a public insurance option, expanding Obamacare, and allowing the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices — share one thing in common: a more aggressive government role in healthcare. What are free market propone...
19:00, 2019-07-01

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from UK PM Johnson's Conservatives Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the governing Conservatives on Friday, a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office....
03:51, 2019-08-02

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
13:34, 2019-07-11

Mexican president’s party unseats conservatives in 2 states President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California...
15:17, 2019-06-03

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Sun reported on Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Spain's conservatives retake Madrid, far-left keeps Barcelona A conservative was sworn in on Saturday as Madrid's new mayor, regaining control of the Spanish capital for the People's Party after forging a coalition including the far right, while the far-left won a second term in Barcelona with support from the Socialists and others....
03:34, 2019-06-16

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, larger parties took a drubbing in last weekend's European elections....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Protest in Madrid as conservatives suspend ban on most polluting cars Thousands protested in Madrid on Saturday against the suspension of curbs on polluting cars by the new conservative city hall, raising fears that environmental rollbacks seen in the United States may be spreading to Europe....
22:17, 2019-06-29

PM May's successor must ditch her EU deal and leave on Oct. 31: pro-Brexit Conservatives Prime Minister Theresa May's successor should abandon her Brexit deal and commit to taking Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31, an influential pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers said on Wednesday....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Pence marshaling conservatives for 2020 Trump reelection In the 2016 election, the naysayers in the media, even on the Right, didn’t think that Donald Trump would pull in evangelical and conservative support like former President George W. Bush or Mitt Romney....
21:17, 2019-08-05

Britain won't get a better Brexit deal, German minister tells Conservatives The European Union and its member states will not be prepared to renegotiate the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels whoever the next British Prime Minister is, Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday....
12:34, 2019-06-11

Conservatives want CSIS to investigate John McCallum for election interference McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that he had warned China that more harmful actions against Canada would help the Conservative party get elected....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Brexit Position Saps Business Support From Britain's Conservatives Some British executives and senior managers—a base of support for the Conservative Party—said the party is isolating them by trying to appease supporters of an abrupt Brexit....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
07:17, 2019-07-08

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have been sent more than one voting paper. About 160,000 members of the governing party are choosing Brit...
16:00, 2019-07-06

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
20:01, 2019-06-19

Greek conservatives tipped to oust leftists in early election Greece's opposition conservatives are expected to ride a wave of anger over continuing austerity measures to seize power from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's leftists in next Sunday's election....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Greek Conservatives Oust PM Alexis Tsipras In Election Landslide Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted defeat Sunday in a general election won handily by the conservative New Democracy party after over four years in opposition, his office said....
11:51, 2019-07-08

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the House by a wide, bipartisan margin....
21:34, 2019-07-17

Greek opposition Conservatives in lead in exit poll for EU vote The Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party held a lead over ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
20:34, 2019-05-26

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
06:01, 2019-07-23

Former GOP senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator says Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns from conservatives that believe the social media website to be biased against conservatives....
17:17, 2019-08-20

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat....
08:17, 2019-06-17

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to a first exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
19:01, 2019-07-07

Prominent U.K. Conservatives Plan to Leave if Brexit Cheerleader Ascends The prospect of Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson becoming Britain’s next prime minister is sending shock waves through the U.K.’s political establishment....
22:00, 2019-07-21

McCallum reportedly warned China that hurting Canada ‘will help the Conservatives’ “Anything that is more negative against Canada will help the Conservatives," the former ambassador to China was quoted as saying in an interview with the South China Morning Post....
17:34, 2019-07-10

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in snap election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to official projections....
22:51, 2019-07-07

U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns: former senator A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biased, describing policies and examples that they found problematic without laying out evidence of syste...
02:17, 2019-08-21

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Republican was booted for making racist remarks earlier this year.The cadre of hard-line conservatives, led by Reps. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.), Louie Gohmert (R...
04:51, 2019-06-04

Greek conservatives have 10- to 15.5-point lead over Syriza in snap vote: polls Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 10- to 15.5 percentage point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza ahead of a snap election on Sunday, two polls published on Friday showed....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize that, uh, things might be getting a little out of con...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make final pitch to Conservatives The two men competing to be Britain’s next leader have held their final televised event in front of Conservative Party members who will decide the winner...
00:01, 2019-07-18

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile following his acrimonious Senate confirmation process....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" hosts that Google has been making every effort to impede the c...
18:17, 2019-06-10

In first post-bailout vote, Greek conservatives tipped to unseat Tsipras Greeks voted on Sunday in the first general election since the country emerged from international bailouts, with polls predicting the conservatives will return to power and end four years of leftist rule blamed for saddling Greece with more debt....
16:17, 2019-07-07

Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats win parliamentary seat from Boris Johnson's Conservatives ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats won the parliamentary seat of Brecon and Radnorshire from the governing Conservatives on Friday. The move marks a blow to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office, and reduces his...
00:00, 2019-08-03

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:51, 2019-07-11

Greek conservatives to win snap election, unseat leftists: exit poll Greek opposition conservatives held a strong lead over ruling leftist Syriza in snap elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
21:34, 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose parliamentary seat in Welsh by-election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives have suffered a loss in a by-election in rural South Wales to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats. The loss cuts the Tory majority in the House of Commons to one seat....
06:17, 2019-08-02

Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives....
18:51, 2019-08-20

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners fell to an all-time low....
22:34, 2019-06-01

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conservatives....
00:00, 2019-05-30

Poll gives conservatives 9 point lead over ruling Syriza for Greek snap vote Greece's conservative New Democracy party has a 9 percentage-point lead over the ruling leftist Syriza party ahead of a snap election on July 7, according to a poll published on Saturday....
22:17, 2019-06-22

The Lib Dems are set to punish the Conservatives in Britain's next election — but it could be a 'blessing in disguise' for Boris Johnson Leon Neal/Getty Images The Lib Dems are targeting swathes of seats held by Conservatives at the next general election. The anti-Brexit party led by Jo Swinson believes an election will happen this autumn. Party figures and MPs tell Business Insider they are confident that the Tories' embrace of Bor...
23:51, 2019-08-10

Sajid Javid backed to be next Prime Minister by Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Prime Minister to be proud of"....
10:00, 2019-06-09

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It’s not alone in its criticism. In recent weeks, a slew of prominent right-wing voices have taken similar aim at Sen. Josh...
00:17, 2019-07-13

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A former Google engineer claims that he was blacklisted, bullied and ultimately fired by the tech giant all because of his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
18:51, 2019-08-01

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
18:51, 2019-06-11

What's Your City's Best Local Food? Some cities know what food they’re good at, and they’re proud of it. You don’t visit New York without eating a bagel, or Paris without a croissant, or L.A. without tacos. Some local foods are more infamous than famous: Philadelphia’s cheese steak, Chicago’s deep dish pizza. But anyone can tell you w...
19:17, 2019-08-05

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
18:00, 2019-08-12

CEO of Cielo says competitiveness would improve if it were self-funding Brazilian card processor Cielo SA would be more competitive if it had its own sources of funding to finance merchants, company Chief Executive Paulo Caffarelli told journalists on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-24

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
21:34, 2019-05-29

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
00:00, 2019-08-14

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:34, 2019-07-15

A local’s guide to Prague: 10 top tips Nearly 30 years on from the Velvet Revolution, the Czech capital is still evolving, epitomised by its new cultural attractions and diverse food and drinkPrague’s foodie scene is diversifying, with delicious Georgian cooking, which has a rising but still bafflingly low global profile, gaining popular...
13:17, 2019-06-03

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
22:00, 2019-06-14

A local’s guide to Stockholm: 10 top tips Sweden’s capital comes alive in summer, with its archipelago of stunning islands perfect for boat trips and swimming, not to mention a buzzing food sceneThe Stockholm archipelago is surrounded by clean waters, so the wild bathing opportunities are numerous. A good spot in the actual city is Långholm...
07:51, 2019-07-15

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Barnes & Noble CEO Wants It to Be Your Local Bookstore Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind....
15:34, 2019-08-01

CNN now the 'hate Trump' network, ex-contributors say: Network 'openly despises conservatives' Several conservative commentators who were previously employed by CNN are now speaking out against the network, claiming its current identity is "anti-Trump" instead of neutral, as it claims to be. One claims the network "openly despises conservatives."...
12:51, 2019-05-25

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
07:34, 2019-06-02

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
23:51, 2019-07-24

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
11:51, 2019-08-13

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
12:34, 2019-06-11

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
18:51, 2019-08-19

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
14:51, 2019-07-12

People’s Party wants to axe Multiculturalism Act, eliminate funding In a policy plank released Friday, Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada (PPC) vowed to scrap the Multiculturalism Act if elected and cancel all funding that promotes the concept....
22:17, 2019-08-13

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
18:00, 2019-05-21

A local’s guide to Plovdiv, Bulgaria: 10 top tips As a 2019 European Capital of Culture, this ancient city will reflect its Roman, Persian and Ottoman influences, and focus on Kapana, its new creative quarterBanitsa is a Bulgarian breakfast staple. The flaky pastry parcels are filled with sirene cheese (similar to Greek feta). One of the best place...
23:17, 2019-07-31

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018 Barbasol Champion), Max Homa (2019 Wells Fargo Ch...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
21:17, 2019-07-16

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
14:17, 2019-06-17

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
14:34, 2019-06-05

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and popularize 5G....
11:51, 2019-06-06

Local shelters ‘overwhelmed’ with number of kittens TUCSON – Local shelters are “overwhelmed” with the number of kittens they are currently caring for, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 “We are in crisis mode,” ...
18:34, 2019-06-03

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
06:34, 2019-06-19

Memorable Summer for Local Cal Ripken Player "I was just excited I got to make it that far." 8-year-old Scott Co. Youth Baseball player and Cal Ripken All-Star Andrew Elam III received national attention for winning the Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Great American Ballpark. pic.twitter.com/Knj2eTzhH8 — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 28,...
01:01, 2019-06-29

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
16:00, 2019-07-03

Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potent...
20:51, 2019-08-09

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
19:51, 2019-05-23

A local’s guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips Tech money is changing a city loved for its place amid the great outdoors but eclectic delights – plus beer and coffee – remain, and are best explored by bike or on footDivision Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great ...
08:17, 2019-05-28

Local man injured in UTV accident beating the odds TUCSON- Imagine beating seemingly impossible odds- not once, but twice. In 1998, George Hammel broke his back in a motocross accident. Doctors told him he would never walk again. “It left me with a lower L1 fracture, and it paralyzed me from the waist down,” said Hammel. “And I was able to, after ab...
03:00, 2019-06-10

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” the Book-o-Matic is of...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Find Local Hotspots With These Photography Maps Lifehacker just moved to Times Square, and boy is it weird to work in a neighborhood run for tourists. I want to shout at them, “I have to be here, but you can leave! Save yourself!” No one should go to Times Square. As a traveler, if you want to avoid a city’s biggest crush of tourists, but you st...
19:51, 2019-06-07

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
17:34, 2019-05-28

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
18:00, 2019-08-10

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Should we eat local to cut food miles, or does it make no difference? Reducing food miles seems a sensible and straightforward way to cut carbon emissions. But digging into the science shows it's not that simple, says James Wong...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full membership negotiations with the European Union...
23:51, 2019-06-28

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the artwo......
17:17, 2019-07-09

Local foster family shares experience TUCSON – On any given day there are nearly half a million children in the U.S. Foster Care system, and this month is dedicated to honoring foster families across the nation. One Tucson couple we spoke with is hoping that in sharing their story, others will consider fostering. Ray Sutton and Em...
03:51, 2019-05-27

Watch Blues Fans Go Berserk On Local TV Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks....
01:17, 2019-05-23

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolution has begun in the Devon town of Buckfastleigh. Its compact high street, functional-looking industri...
20:17, 2019-06-12

Local man offering land as reward for lost dog TUCSON – A local man is offering to give land as a reward in return for his dog. Eddie Collins says his dog, Jenny was taken from a Circle K store on Silverbell and Ina roads in late March. Collins is asking anyone with information about Jenny to come forward. He is offering land in Benson as a rewa...
23:51, 2019-06-28

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend potholes...
04:17, 2019-07-01

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
22:17, 2019-06-17

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
00:01, 2019-06-06

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The state approved $20 million for the hiring of more...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
11:51, 2019-06-11

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets.The EU’s lending arm has drafted plans,...
01:00, 2019-08-01

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
02:51, 2019-06-23

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
10:34, 2019-06-07

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:17, 2019-06-29

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
10:17, 2019-06-06

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Congressi...
05:17, 2019-06-06

Italian PM stands by League over Russia funding scandal Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday he had continued trust in the ruling coalition League party despite allegations it had sought illicit funds from Russia....
18:34, 2019-07-24

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
14:00, 2019-08-12

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
02:34, 2019-06-28

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
05:51, 2019-06-07

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
00:00, 2019-06-28

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
22:34, 2019-06-19

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on Jan. 9 for an appropriations bill that included res...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite usual suspects. That’s where the cloud may play a key role....
20:34, 2019-08-06

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey will not affect Ankara's determination to drill for gas and oil off Cyprus and Turkey planned to send a fourth ship to the area, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
07:01, 2019-05-22

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
14:51, 2019-05-22

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to know....
11:00, 2019-08-21

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
11:51, 2019-07-02

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
02:17, 2019-07-13

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The funding model, expected this week, could help bankr...
15:34, 2019-07-14

Resale clothing company thredUP gets $175 million in funding Online resale store thredUP said on Wednesday it received $175 million in funding which it will use to expand its platform to offer resale clothing services to retailers....
13:17, 2019-08-21

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding. ...
20:17, 2019-07-12

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Local partnerships are important for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China's largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence there, says CEO Topi Manner....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Local car show honors mass shooting victims TUCSON –Tucsonans gathered Sunday night to honor the lives lost in mass shootings over the weekend. An impromptu car show was organized at Little Anthony’s Diner, near Broadway Boulevard and Kolb Road, to encourage the public to donate to help the shooting victims. RELATED:  El Paso native reacts t...
16:17, 2019-08-05

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:51, 2019-06-14

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
13:34, 2019-07-03

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a North Carolina animal shelter after a devastating mix-up. The Varker family, from Lexington, N.C., discovered their 16-month-old pup Blaze was put down o...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
00:17, 2019-08-21

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
16:17, 2019-05-24

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Relentless Rains A Drag On Local Garden Centers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — June is usually an ideal month for planting, but the owner of a local garden center says that the consistent rain in the last week has not been good for business. “It has been difficult. The rain chases off the retail customer. They don’t want to be out in...
00:00, 2019-06-20

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
02:34, 2019-06-11

Ireland's Greens eye return to government after local bounce Ireland's Green Party will consider playing a role in the country's next government, pushing to overhaul environmental policy, if its surge in this week's local and European elections is repeated in the next parliamentary poll, its leader said....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road in Indy 500 Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly bad case, striking a crew member. The crew member was carried off pit lane, and later taken to a loca...
22:51, 2019-05-26

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, Tucson Fire Department says they responded to 36 fires, 23 of them were brush fires. Three of the fires were tree fires and 10 were dumpster fires. One person was hurt after a fire broke out...
08:17, 2019-07-06

AirTV Mini delivers streaming and local TV in a dongle A couple years ago Dish revealed AirTV, an Android TV-powered set-top box. The company has been relatively quiet since then, but today, it launched the AirTV Mini. The new device is a 4K HDR-compatible streaming stick that brings users Sling TV, Netf......
23:17, 2019-07-15

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
18:34, 2019-07-22

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing American companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them. Tucson native and songwriter Biilly Shaw Jr. wil...
14:34, 2019-06-08

Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. This particular 1962 Sprite’s floor was so rusted-out that I could barely find a place to sit. My co-worker Jason Torchinsky has suggested that I step through the floor and attach some suspenders to the lig...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
16:34, 2019-08-16

China issues 5G licenses to local telcos, TV network Chinese government awards commercial 5G licenses to the country's three biggest telcos--China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom--as well as state-owned China Broadcasting Network, just as Huawei announces it will be deploying 5G technology in Russia, with tests to start this year....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew something re...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May 23 – St. Mary’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. The CPR tra...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
05:17, 2019-07-20

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Collective Health secures $205 mln in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
14:34, 2019-06-17

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round that makes it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
21:34, 2019-08-06

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
01:34, 2019-05-29

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
01:00, 2019-06-14

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 million U.S. apartments....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding entrenches an existing relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
08:17, 2019-05-22

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
00:17, 2019-07-24

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
15:34, 2019-05-21

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
03:17, 2019-06-12

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
21:34, 2019-06-21

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
18:34, 2019-05-23

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-06-10

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
20:00, 2019-06-04

Schumer to ask Trump to redirect $5 billion in wall funding to gun initiatives While the president is unlikely to retreat from his marquee campaign promise, the request is intended to keep pressure on Republicans to respond to mass shootings this month....
21:51, 2019-08-13

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
19:34, 2019-08-01

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
13:51, 2019-07-06

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
01:00, 2019-07-16

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA For those who love seafood but find local menus lacking, efforts are underway in Florida to boost sources of pompano, redfish and other varieties for fish farming....
12:51, 2019-08-13

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-05-22

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-door meeting Wednesday still aiming to bring legis...
04:34, 2019-06-13

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought funding, saying Labor would support “any level” of fundi...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Indian e-commerce platform Meesho raises $125 mln in Naspers-led funding Indian digital platform Meesho has raised $125 million in its latest funding round, led by South African internet group Naspers, the e-commerce start-up said on Monday....
12:34, 2019-08-12

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Advocate for Sept. 11 fund says if funding bill can't get passed, 'they're going to have to Tase me' John Feal, a recovery worker at the World Trade Center site and a longtime activist for extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund told Fox News' Shepard Smith on Thursday that "they're going to have to Tase me" if lawmakers can't pass a bill to extend the fund before the anniversary of the terrori...
03:34, 2019-06-28

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
22:34, 2019-08-16

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
12:00, 2019-06-16

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activision Blizzard video game league, The Post has learned...
06:34, 2019-05-31

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
05:34, 2019-06-29

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
20:34, 2019-06-01

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico, until the men’s and women’...
18:34, 2019-07-10

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. This week is no different.A report from the Guardian ...
17:17, 2019-05-31

The Latest: Districts’ lawyer vows to monitor school funding TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court’s newest ruling in a protracted lawsuit over funding for public schools (all times local): 10:25 a.m. An attorney representing four local public school districts in Kansas is promising to continue monitoring the state’s education...
19:34, 2019-06-14

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
04:51, 2019-08-14

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel into New York City. The bipartisan measure announced Friday would create a commission composed of representatives of both states and Amtrak to oversee t...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
07:51, 2019-05-22

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
04:01, 2019-06-14

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
13:34, 2019-08-16

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....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
10:17, 2019-06-07

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
22:34, 2019-06-29

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
08:51, 2019-05-27

Boris Johnson faces first test in Welsh local election The new UK prime minister's biggest challenge yet is one he could well have done without: Defeat for Johnson's Conservatives in the Brecon and Radnoshire by-election would cut his parliamentary majority to just one seat....
14:34, 2019-08-01

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict....
13:17, 2019-08-20

Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
06:51, 2019-07-24

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies Enlarge / They did. (credit: Getty Images) Early on August 16, a total of 23 local government organizations in Texas were hit by a coordinated ransomware attack. The type of ransomware has not been revealed, and Texas officials asserted that no state networks were compromised in the attack. A spok...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:34, 2019-07-22

Johnson's Grip on U.K. Parliament Is Weakened by Local Election Defeat Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party lost a special election in a rural part of the U.K., leaving the new leader with a governing majority in Parliament of just one seat....
19:17, 2019-08-02

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage and China looms large....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Uber Freight launches in Germany, taking on local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
14:34, 2019-07-24

St. John’s fills out roster with local guard Rasheem Dunn In recent years, Rasheem Dunn attended St. John’s games at the Garden. He imagined what it would be like to be on the floor wearing red as he watched his teammate from Brooklyn’s Thomas Jefferson High School, Shamorie Ponds, electrify the crowd. Dunn won’t have to wonder for much longer. The Brookly...
06:51, 2019-08-03

Stillman’s local group takes over full ownership of Blues ST. LOUIS (AP) — A group led by St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman now owns 100 percent of the reigning Stanley Cup champions. Stillman on Wednesday announced the purchase of remaining shares of the team from Sports Capital Holdings LLC, which owned the Blues from 2006-2012. The NHL Board of Gove...
00:00, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-06-19

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-06-19

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats....
01:17, 2019-08-05

Google goes Nigerian with local accent, 'informal' transit routes Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on Wednesday....
17:34, 2019-07-24

Free local training events for National Stop the Bleed Day TUCSON- National Stop the Bleed Day is this Thursday and the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona partnered with ICSAVE to conduct three free Stop the Bleed training events in Tucson and Oro Valley. ICSAVE said that an average time for someone to bleed out is two to five minutes, while the aver...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Local patient saved with world’s smallest heart pump Doctors at Northwest Medical Center used the world’s smallest heart pump to save a patient. It was the first time the device has been used in the state of Arizona. Earlier this year, Raymond Carr was on the golf course when he started to lose strength in his legs and feel nauseous. The next day, whi...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
23:01, 2019-07-31

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
14:51, 2019-07-24

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Portugal provide local cheer as Gonçalo Guedes does for Netherlands At the final whistle the celebrations from Cristiano Ronaldo were quite restrained compared to the other occasions when he has added another trophy to his personal collection. Two arms raised, but nothing too elaborate. Ronaldo did not even mark the moment by peeling off his top to remind us of the ...
23:00, 2019-06-09

Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....
01:51, 2019-08-14

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
20:00, 2019-08-10

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
12:51, 2019-05-28

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
19:51, 2019-08-09

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections...
11:17, 2019-06-30

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
20:51, 2019-06-08

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with legal immigrants....
19:51, 2019-06-03

After decades of war in Kurdistan, local biologists try to save the Persian leopard The fate of the Persian leopard is closely intertwined with that of Kurdistan, says Kurdish biologist, Hana Raza. She is fighting to protect the rare animal after four decades of war in the region....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
20:00, 2019-08-10

TikTok's Growth in India Thanks to Strong Local Network: Forrester TikTok has seen a phenomenal rise in the Indian market owing to a strong local network and giving marketers a platform to reach users in small cities, Forrester claimed....
19:34, 2019-07-04

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati and Seton Hall. The versatile 6-foot-6 Champagnie,...
16:51, 2019-05-30

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
11:17, 2019-06-06

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
03:17, 2019-07-04

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:34, 2019-06-01

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its scaling back production at its only remaining Chinese...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Mumbai Local Trains On Central Line To Run As Per Sunday's Timetable Mumbai local train services, the sub-urban rail services, on the Central Line which connects Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in South Mumbai to suburban districts of Thane, Kalyan and Navi......
08:34, 2019-07-03

Relaxing Local Sourcing Norms Will Boost Economy, Experts Say The news comes as a relief for Apple that is facing tough times in the Indian smartphone market in the wake of stiff competition coming from the Chinese players....
16:00, 2019-07-06

Rajasthan Local Bodies Bypoll: Congress Wins 8 Seats, BJP Gets Five The Congress bagged eight seats while the BJP emerged victorious on five in the Rajasthan local bodies bypoll, results of which were declared Wednesday....
19:51, 2019-06-12

Project xCloud demo of Halo 5 nearly indistinguishable from local play Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. After Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference yesterday, we got our first chance to try out Project xCloud, the cloud-based streaming gaming service the company will be launching in October. Video analysis of th...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma......
21:51, 2019-08-18

Your local Abercrombie & Fitch store might be shrinking as part of redesign While Abercrombie & Fitch says it's closing three of its largest stores, it plans to open more, smaller locations and shrink existing shops.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
12:00, 2019-07-04

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
10:17, 2019-06-07

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
00:00, 2019-06-28

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council task force Thursday that the Brooklyn-Queens Connect...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
06:34, 2019-05-25

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
02:34, 2019-07-09

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
21:34, 2019-07-24

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved in the past week....
13:00, 2019-06-04

Man accused of funding David Ortiz shooting is drug trafficker: reports The man who allegedly footed the $7,800 bill for the failed hit on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is a convicted drug trafficker, according to local media reports. Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota — who is still at large — was named by prosecutors Monday as the money man behind the June 9 oper...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
18:17, 2019-06-14

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
08:51, 2019-06-07

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
10:34, 2019-06-22

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
19:51, 2019-05-28

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the suit, writing in his decision it is “about ...
09:17, 2019-06-04

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
14:51, 2019-08-13

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Apple supplier Japan Display secures bailout after funding shortfall Japan Display Inc said on Friday that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously announced 80 billion yen ($738 million) bailout plan for the screen maker....
11:00, 2019-07-12

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. “The number of migrant deaths that we find in the...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
07:51, 2019-05-23

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-06-27

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
05:17, 2019-06-13

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
17:34, 2019-05-21

UN Aids target to end epidemic by 2030 at risk as funding falls for first time Report finds significant financial boost needed to meet targets to eradicate diseaseThe pace of reducing new HIV infections is slowing and progress in accessing treatment is decreasing, putting UN targets to end the Aids epidemic by 2030 in doubt.The UNAids report, published on Tuesday, showed mixed...
12:34, 2019-07-17

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
16:51, 2019-06-17

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
17:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scandal in the island territory....
00:17, 2019-07-12

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Top Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India, its biggest market by users, but local data storage norms have delayed an official launch....
20:51, 2019-08-03

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public Safety revealed that laptop computers in state poli...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Midtown fire destroys local business and damages others shops nearby TUCSON – The fire was so massive, witnesses could see the smoke throughout the city of Tucson. It took fire crews about an hour to get the flames under control. Heavy smoke and flames showing from the roof as crews arrived on the scene. It engulfed a building located in The Lost Barrio Histori...
08:34, 2019-06-01

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis — only four days after his wife Debbie Mattix, 60,...
18:34, 2019-07-17

‘When My Son Got Shot Down, I Stood Up.’ Trayvon Martin’s Mom Formally Announces Run for Local Office (MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke to supporters Monday at a small event space tuck...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Amazon tests water in Israel with website to attract local sellers E-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday launched a Hebrew-language website to recruit local Israeli companies to sell their products via Amazon.com, the latest step toward launching a local business in the country....
19:00, 2019-08-21

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
09:17, 2019-06-06

Nishikori reaches quarters as local favorite Paire loses focus Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
16:34, 2019-06-03

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
02:01, 2019-07-17

‘Heavily drunk’ Australian arrested in Bali after kicking local man off scooter A drunk Australian lunatic on a violent rampage in Bali has been arrested after footage of him fly-kicking a local man off his scooter went viral. Video of the bizarre attack in the early hours of Saturday morning captured the man running into oncoming traffic in the popular tourist town of Kuta, de...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit last week, as local investors bought beaten-down stocks. ** Traders, however, said sectarian violence still weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied awa...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
16:17, 2019-07-19

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
22:51, 2019-07-05

Local Historians To Rebuild A 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic Temple A group of local history enthusiasts in Britain have announced an amazing project. They have secured permission to rebuild a 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic temple. ...
02:00, 2019-08-17

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and taxable income in the Czech Republic of more than 50 million crowns ($2.21 million) in a year, daily Lidove Noviny reported on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-11

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......
10:01, 2019-05-28

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Earlier today, disgruntled security researcher Vasily Kravets released a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows version o...
01:17, 2019-08-09

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t be bothered to think about potentially life-threatening weather systems when the game is on....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
04:51, 2019-08-18

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the daily volume of parcel shipments to skyrocket — two trends that, for the foreseeable future, are only going to continue. ...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ago, Julia had a brain bleed. Doctors removed half o...
09:01, 2019-05-24

Trump doubles down on expected ICE raid amid pushback from local Dem politicians President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported -- even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation....
20:17, 2019-06-22

Indian carrier Vistara leases 6 planes from BOC Aviation for local expansion Indian carrier Vistara, a joint venture between India's Tata Group and Singapore Airlines , said on Friday it has leased six additional aircraft from BOC Aviation to drive its expansion in the domestic market....
14:00, 2019-05-24

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the old bar The Flycatcher used to stand. After operati...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Rahul Gandhi's Letter For A Bridge In Wayanad Upsets Local Legislator A letter by Rahul Gandhi, who represents the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Parliament, to district collector AR Ajayakumar requesting a permanent bridge on the Kalindhi river has not gone down......
21:17, 2019-08-03

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON- Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge, the only national reading and writing contest in braille developed by...
00:51, 2019-06-15

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
08:51, 2019-05-30

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in which young women suddenly develop the power to release electrical jolts from their fingers, shifti...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create opportunities for other deserving black creatives, but she holds other Hollywood veterans in positions of power to do the same....
00:17, 2019-06-23

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protectio...
22:51, 2019-06-22

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
00:00, 2019-07-10

CORRECTED-Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
08:51, 2019-07-12

Isis suspect Jack Letts' parents found guilty of funding terrorism John Letts and Sally Lane given suspended sentence for sending son money in SyriaA couple from Oxford have been spared jail after they were convicted of funding terrorism offences by sending or attempting to send money to their Muslim convert son while he was living under Islamic State in Syria.John...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
20:17, 2019-07-01

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-19

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
22:51, 2019-06-27

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say. The post House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stewart appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to call the ...
13:51, 2019-07-19

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
21:34, 2019-07-09

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-16

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to curb its activities abroad as tensions between Washington and Tehran soar following fresh attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
05:34, 2019-06-17

Stephen Curry visits Washington to announce funding golf at Howard University The NBA star will sponsor the Howard University men’s and women’s golf teams for the next six years, creating the first Division I program in the historically black college’s history....
04:00, 2019-08-20

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations....
15:17, 2019-08-20

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
05:00, 2019-06-07

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
18:51, 2019-05-25

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
03:51, 2019-08-14

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
14:00, 2019-08-17

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his longstanding backing of the Hyde Amendment. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee gala in Atlanta, the former vice president said that, in an envir...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
21:51, 2019-06-07

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Steve Bruce relishes having ‘local hero’ Andy Carroll back at Newcastle • Free-transfer striker returns to Newcastle after eight years away• Andy Carroll: ‘My friends and family are here. It’s home’Eight years after departing Newcastle in a January deadline-day transfer Andy Carroll has returned in another 11th-hour move the club hope may pacify the militant element of ...
22:17, 2019-08-08

Local funeral home creates tribute to victims of recent mass shootings A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) TUCSON – A local funeral home is offering the community an opportunity to send their condolences to the victims, family, friends and all those who were impacte...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
01:00, 2019-08-11

Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate: battle's latest turn 'devastates' local family After the Rapozo family blocked their billionaire-backed cousin from buying land, the tables have suddenly turnedThe March auction was a rare win for the underdog: a group of Hawaiian relatives were able to block their distant cousin from buying up one of four small parcels of land for sale on the i...
05:34, 2019-06-07