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Washington Justice hires Analynn ‘bawlynn’ Dang to be new GM

The Washington Justice, a new D.C.-based team created in this year's Overwatch League expansion, announced Analynn "bawlynn" Dang will start as their new general manager. She leaves her post at the Los Angeles Gladiators as direct...

Washington Justice hires Analynn ‘bawlynn’ Dang to be new GM

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ESPN hires former Washington State star, NFL QB Ryan Leaf as college football analyst Ryan Leaf, the former Washington State star who washed out of the NFL and later served time in prison, will call college football games for ESPN.       ...
05:00, 2019-07-15

Justice Department hires whole new team of lawyers to defend the Trump administration’s bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst The Justice Department is shaking up the legal team fighting for the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department is expected to file court papers Monday that show a new team of lawyers will take over, but did not provide a reason for the ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

How do you remove the dang silk off corn? Don’t even bother. Like any good American, I love corn in all its forms, but sweet corn-on-the-cob is in a league of its own: crunchy, nostalgic, and slippery with butter. But nothing in life is truly perfect. Those damn corn silks, the thin hairs that snake and snag between the kernels, slow down what would otherwise...
18:17, 2019-07-18

This dang seal is singing the Star Wars theme Folks, let’s get right to it. What you’ve got here in the video above is a seal singing the Star Wars theme. Click on the video, and oh hell yeah you’re gonna hear a seal belting out John Williams’ classic space fantasy score....
18:51, 2019-06-21

Teen Hacker Whom Apple Reported to FBI Just Wanted a Dang Job The lawyer for an Australian teenager who twice breached Apple’s internal security says he did so because he thought it might land him a job at the California-based tech giant, the Australian Associated Press reports.Read more......
01:51, 2019-05-28

The Zippo-Case Klipsch Earbuds Actually Sound Pretty Dang Good To help its first truly wireless earbuds standout in an already crowded market, Klipsch drew inspiration from another iconic item also found in pockets: the Zippo. A charging case that looks like a lighter is undoubtedly a clever marketing gimmick, but Klipsch has also delivered a solid set of wirel...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Jets’ new GM set to make three key hires The front office staff of new Jets general manager Joe Douglas is coming into focus. ESPN reported the Jets are hiring Colts vice president of player personnel Rex Hogan as assistant general manager. The NFL Network also reported Douglas is set to hire longtime Ravens assistant director of college a...
12:34, 2019-06-19

People With Autism Are Hot Hires for AI Jobs Businesses scrambling for artificial-intelligence talent are tapping an unusual resource: people with autism, who can do repetitive AI tasks for hours or who excel at pattern recognition....
14:00, 2019-08-01

Apple hires another Tesla engineer Steve MacManus, who previously worked at Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley and Aston Martin, is at least the third Tesla engineer to join the tech giant in the last year....
14:17, 2019-07-23

Hamburger SV hires Dieter Hecking as coach HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburger SV has appointed former Borussia Mönchengladbach and Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking to lead the club back into the Bundesliga. Hamburg says Hecking will be presented on Wednesday. The club did not give the length of his contract. Hecking led Gladbach to fifth place ...
15:00, 2019-05-29

MOVES-Rothschild & Co hires two new managing directors Investment bank Rothschild & Co's global advisory business on Tuesday announced the appointment of Markus Pressdee and Steven Berger as managing directors of the firm's North America business....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Indiegogo hires Reddit’s Andy Yang as new CEO Indiegogo has a new chief. Andy Yang will take over for outgoing CEO David Mandelbrot who is stepping down. According to sources close to the company, several other Indiegogo employees are also leaving. Indiegogo has yet to confirm this claim or state the number or reason for their departure. Mande...
19:01, 2019-05-23

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
03:17, 2019-07-08

Chelsea hires former midfielder Lampard as manager Frank Lampard has returned to Chelsea as the club's 12th manager in 16 years under Roman Abramovich's ownership       ...
11:51, 2019-07-04

Drugmaker Sanofi hires Hudson from Novartis as CEO Sanofi has poached Paul Hudson from Novartis to replace Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday, helping send its shares almost 5 percent higher....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Brose North America hires new president Wilm Uhlenbecker, an industry veteran with more than two decades of experience as an executive in the global automotive supply chain, assumed the post July 1 following the December death of Frank Lubischer....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Victoria’s Secret hires first openly transgender ‘Angel’ Victoria’s Secret has hired its first openly transgender “Angel” — stunning Brazilian Valentina Sampaio. The model and actress broke the news by posting a sultry selfie from her shoot earlier this week for the “VS Pink” sub-brand. “Backstage click,” she posted alongside a photo of herself in a whit...
11:17, 2019-08-04

Velodyne Lidar hires bankers for an IPO: Business Insider Autonomous vehicle technology company Velodyne Lidar has hired bankers for an initial public offering, Business Insider reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar with the process....
04:00, 2019-06-23

| Cell C hires consultants to probe business practices South African wireless carrier Cell C has begun talks to delay debt payments and has hired consultants to probe its business practices and advise on a restructuring....
23:34, 2019-08-03

Britain's easyJet hires Ryanair's operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking services like allocated seating, enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Electric bus maker Proterra hires banks for IPO -sources Proterra Inc, the U.S. electric bus manufacturer whose investors include car makers Daimler AG and BMW AG, has hired investment banks to prepare for an initial public offering (IPO), according to people familiar with the matter....
16:51, 2019-07-03

Lucid Motors hires former Tesla production executive Lucid Motors said on Monday it hired Tesla Inc's former vice president of production at its Freemont factory, Peter Hochholdinger, as vice president of manufacturing....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Boeing Hires Kenneth Feinberg to Handle 737 Max Claims The aircraft manufacturer has hired victim-compensation attorney Kenneth Feinberg to distribute $50 million to families who lost relatives in two crashes involving its 737 MAX planes....
00:51, 2019-07-18

Velodyne Lidar hires bankers for an IPO - Business Insider Autonomous vehicle technology company Velodyne Lidar has hired bankers for an initial public offering, Business Insider reported https://www.businessinsider.com/velodyne-lidar-has-hired-bankers-for-an-ipo-2019-6 on Saturday, citing sources familiar with the process....
02:17, 2019-06-23

Nissan hires former Ford design executive Woodhouse As VP of Nissan Design America, David Woodhouse will lead Nissan and Infiniti design activities. The hiring marks a reversal for the automaker, which has been coping with a talent drain. ...
05:34, 2019-06-13

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

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Apple hires the engineer who led the design of Tesla's car interiors Nobody really knows -- except those inside the company -- what Apple has planned for self-driving cars, but it appears to be making moves to ensure it has the right people to be a major player. Apple has lured over another big name from its potential......
19:51, 2019-07-23

Marseille hires Andre Villas-Boas as coach MARSEILLE, France (AP) — French club Marseille has hired Andre Villas-Boas as coach, hoping he can turn the former European champion into a contender again. The 1993 European Cup-winning club, which is owned by former Los Angeles Dodger owner Frank McCourt, says Villas-Boas has signed a two-year con...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor after the accounting firm pointed out that the pizza chain did not maintain effective internal control over its financial reporting last year. The company has appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as i...
00:34, 2019-06-15

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s biggest retailer ramps up its efforts to take on Amazon....
23:00, 2019-05-28

Papa John's drops KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc has appointed Ernst & Young LLP as its auditor for fiscal year ending December 2019 after dropping KPMG LLP, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Victoria's Secret reportedly hires first-ever transgender model Victoria's Secret has reportedly hired its first-ever transgender model — less than a year after the lingerie company came under fire after an executive made remarks about transgender people walking in its annual fashion show....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Gucci hires diversity chief after blackface scandal Gucci has hired a new person to oversee its diversity and inclusion efforts following the disastrous publicity it received for selling a racist sweater....
18:00, 2019-07-31

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The 117-year-old department store chain’s move represents a high-stakes attempt to get its financial h...
02:00, 2019-07-20

Harvey Weinstein hires two new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, has hired two lawyers from a Chicago-based firm to join the legal team representing him in his September trial on rape and sexual assault charges, his representatives said on Thursday....
03:51, 2019-06-28

'League of Legends' publisher hires Nielsen to measure sponsorship value Tencent Holdings Ltd's Riot Games said on Thursday that Nielsen Holdings PLC will measure the value of sponsoring Riot's "League of Legends," the most-watched esport in the world, through next year....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Facebook hires former Vine head for its New Product Experimentation Team Former Vine boss Jason Toff announced he'll be joining Facebook next. In a Twitter post, Toff shared that he'll be leading Facebook's New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team. Revealed last week, the NPE Team will focus on "entirely new experiences for......
23:17, 2019-07-15

Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits include Anki co-founder Boris Sofman as well as five engineers wit......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Gucci hires diversity chief after criticism over insensitive designs Garments from Italian fashion house have faced objections on racial and religious groundsGucci has appointed a diversity chief as part of a drive to restore its battered reputation after it was widely criticised for its use of racially charged and religiously insensitive designs.The appointment of R...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
22:17, 2019-05-24

UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff. Lewis spent the last three seasons in the same role at Nebraska, where he worked as the program’s offensive coordinator and helped develop the team’s guards. He also had assistant jobs at ...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Of the NFL’s ‘next Sean McVay’ coaching hires, which will find early success? Packers’ Matt LaFleur has inherited a playoff-ready roster, while fellow offensive coaches like the Bengals’ Zac Taylor and the Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury face longer odds....
17:17, 2019-08-22

Southampton signs striker Adams, announces backroom hires LONDON (AP) — Southampton has made changes on and off the field ahead of the Premier League team’s return to preseason training. The club brought in striker Che Adams from second-tier Birmingham on Monday and announced new members to manager Ralph Hasenhuttl’s backroom staff. The 22-year...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
14:32, 2019-05-21

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role based on the need to improve DOE customer service,...
11:17, 2019-06-16

UPDATE 2-Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor and appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as its bookkeeper from 1990 to 2017, to handle its accounts for the fiscal year ending December 2019, according to a regulatory filing http://bit.ly/2wWOIUg....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.Read More...
20:51, 2019-06-02

UPDATE 1-Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor after the accounting firm pointed out that the pizza chain did not maintain effective internal control over its financial reporting last year....
01:00, 2019-06-15

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Dubai's DP World hires banks for dollar bond issue Port operator DP World has hired banks to arrange a series of investor meetings ahead of a potential issue of 10-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superintendent says its board of trustees has approved a two...
04:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. Soccer Hires Lobbyists To Fight Equal Pay Bill In Congress As the USWNT continues its fight for equal pay against U.S. Soccer, which is supposed to enter into mediation soon, Democratic lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have introduced legislation that would withhold federal funding from the 2026 World Cup (hosted by North America) if the men’s and...
02:51, 2019-08-08

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
19:34, 2019-06-12

MOVES-JPMorgan hires Goldman's Czornik to run M&A in Germany -memo JPMorgan has hired Patrik Czornik from Goldman Sachs to head its M&A business in Germany, the bank said in a memo sent to staff on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand its client franchise in Europe's largest economy....
14:17, 2019-06-12

The Forward hires NY Times digital guru as editor-in-chief The Forward, the storied 121-year-old Jewish publication that has been beset by losses and staff turmoil, raided the New York Times Tuesday to hire digital guru Jodi Rudoren as its new editor-in-chief. Rudoren, 48, is currently associate managing editor at the Times in charge of audience strategy. H...
04:51, 2019-07-24

Citi ramps up ASEAN banking team with 30 hires over past year Citigroup Inc said it has hired about 30 bankers over the past year across its banking, capital markets and advisory teams in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), spurred by robust growth in its ASEAN banking business....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Jennifer Dulos’ estranged husband hires Alex Jones’ lawyer The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos has hired a heavy-hitter new lawyer — who also reps Infowars founder Alex Jones. Lawyer Norm Pattis said he will be appearing with Fotis Dulos at the suspect’s next court date Tuesday in Stamford Superior Court on charges of tampering w...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Delta State hires Rodney Batts as new baseball head coach After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach       ...
20:34, 2019-07-05

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Lucid Motors hires former Tesla production executive Lucid Motors said on Monday it hired Tesla Inc's former vice president of production at its Fremont factory, Peter Hochholdinger, as vice president of manufacturing....
22:51, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Oman hires banks for dual-tranche dollar bond The government of Oman has hired banks ahead of a potential issue of U.S. dollar bonds, its first this year, as the junk-rated country seeks to cover its budgetary needs....
12:17, 2019-07-24

KKR hires former Australian Prime Minister Turnbull as global senior advisor KKR & Co has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a global senior advisor, the global investment firm told Reuters on Friday....
10:51, 2019-05-31

Saveur hires Modern Farmer’s Sarah Gray Miller as chief Bonnier Corp. has tapped an editor familiar with the travails of small startups to be the new editor of critically acclaimed but struggling food title Saveur. Sarah Gray Miller, who was most recently heading Modern Farmer from 2015 to 2018, is the new editor-in-chief of Savuer. She becomes the third...
06:00, 2019-08-13

MOVES-Credit Suisse hires banks dealmaker Wiant from Lazard Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Jerry Wiant as a managing director and head of American Banks coverage team, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
18:34, 2019-07-19

San Francisco city hires adviser to explore potential acquisition of PG&E assets The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said on Tuesday it has hired an adviser to explore the potential acquisition of PG&E Corp's distribution assets, sending shares of the power company up 2.6% at $18.37....
01:17, 2019-06-05

Britain's easyJet reassures on outlook, hires Ryanair operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking optional extra services and enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
10:51, 2019-07-18

Papa John's hires McDonald's veteran as head of restaurant operations Papa John's International Inc said on Monday it has appointed a McDonald's Corp veteran to the newly created role of chief of restaurants operations, as the pizza chain remodels itself after the departure of its scandal-hit founder....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Trafigura's Puma Energy hires BAML for asset sale - sources Puma Energy, the retail and storage arm of commodities trader Trafigura, has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) to run the sale of some of its assets, sources familiar with the matter said, in an effort to trim debt....
14:34, 2019-06-21

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Walmart hires extra security for Nogales store, amid weekend shootings NOGALES, Ariz. – With the recent shootings in Texas and Ohio, police presence has increased in border towns. Security services contracted by Walmart, contacted the Nogales Police Department, Monday. “They were interested in hiring off-duty officers to have an increased presence at Walmar...
09:00, 2019-08-08

Real-Estate Developer Howard Hughes Hires Adviser to Explore Possible Sale Howard Hughes Corp. is exploring strategic options including a possible sale of the company, a move that comes as the real-estate developer has received a chilly reception from Wall Street....
05:51, 2019-06-28

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “various claims.”...
22:17, 2019-07-06

Wells Fargo hires Comerica's Julia Wellborn to lead private bank Wells Fargo & Co said on Wednesday Julia Wellborn will become the head of Private Wealth Management, ending a months-long search for a leader following the retirement of Jay Welker last year....
10:17, 2019-07-25

Citi hires JPMorgan asset management executive for Asia equities business Citigroup said on Thursday it has hired Curt Engler, a senior executive from JPMorgan's asset management business in New York, as its Asia Pacific head of equities execution services....
10:00, 2019-07-25

Dubai-based GEMS hires banks for dual-currency bond issue Dubai-based GEMS Education has hired banks to arrange investor meetings ahead of a potential issuance of international bonds, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Proving ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Are in Fashion, Chanel Hires Its 1st Head of D & I—but Not a Person of Color Often, the best way to confront a scandal is to avoid creating one in the first place. After a flurry of major brands—including Gucci, Prada and H&M—quickly scrambled to create diversity-focused positions, boards and initiatives following major gaffes in cultural insensitivity, Chanel, which has...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Steve Bannon hires D.C. super lawyer and Mueller skeptic to represent his nonprofit Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon brought in a Washington D.C. super lawyer to represent his nonprofit. The attorney has been an open skeptic of the Mueller probe and was on a potential witness list for the House Intel investigation....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report.       ...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Intel hires Xbox chip architect John Sell and Apple’s Manisha Pandya Intel has hired John Sell, the chief architect of next-generation console chips at Microsoft. Sell worked on the chips for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, and the upcoming Project Scarlet.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-13

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Tesla's Elon Musk reaches deal with SEC over Twitter...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Hedge fund Elliott hires Goldman Sachs partner Steven Barg -sources Hedge fund Elliott Management has hired Goldman Sachs partner Steven Barg who headed the investment bank's shareholder defense practice, two sources familiar with the move said on Friday....
06:17, 2019-08-10

MOVES-Citi hires JPMorgan asset management exec for Asia equities business Citigroup said on Thursday it has hired Curt Engler, a senior executive from JPMorgan's asset management business in New York, as its Asia Pacific head of equities execution services....
05:17, 2019-07-25

MOVES-Executive recruiting firm Russell Reynolds hires sustainable investing expert Executive recruiting consultancy Russell Reynolds Associates said it had hired Andrew Droste, a specialist in environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks facing companies, to bolster its board and CEO advisory practice....
05:17, 2019-07-25

UPDATE 1-Howard Hughes hires Centerview Partners to explore options, including sale Howard Hughes Corp has hired Centerview Partners to explore strategic alternatives that include a sale of the company, the real estate developer said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, goes into hiding in UK and hires divorce lawyer: report Princess Haya, always considered a free spirit in the world of Middle Eastern royalty, where protocol and obscurity are expected of women, has fled her husband – the ruler of Dubai, and reportedly gone into hiding in England....
01:00, 2019-07-05

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
00:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Elliott hires Goldman partner Barg as head of corporate engagement Elliott Management, one of the world's busiest activist investors, has hired a Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner as its head of corporate engagement as the hedge fund continues to push companies around the globe to perform better....
06:17, 2019-08-10

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
19:17, 2019-08-09

This week in Washington Comedian Jon Stewart and first responders from the 9/11 terrorist attacks testified during a hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The Indianapolis 500 champions visited the White House. Watergate figure John Dean testified before the House Judiciary Committee the wee...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Washington to Big Tech: You're on notice A rare thing is happening in the US capital. Progressives, conservatives and the Trump administration are probing the internet giants. Two companies are particularly in the crosshairs of lawmakers and regulators....
01:51, 2019-06-06

In photos: This week in Washington President Donald Trump signs three executive orders to address affordable housing, transparency in healthcare costs and to issue sanctions on Iranian officials the week of June 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
21:34, 2019-07-12

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
06:17, 2019-05-22

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, capped by the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team. (July 5)        ...
12:17, 2019-07-05

(3) Washington Gets Key Hits in Game One Win over (14) Kentucky Katie Reed makes the throw in Super Regionals at Washington – Photo by UK Athletics SEATTLE – The No. 3 Washington Huskies won a low-scoring affair 3-0 in game one of the 2019 Seattle Super Regional thanks to timely hitting and execution in clutch situations. UW leads the series 1-0 and will n...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Rolling Thunder 2019 might be last for Washington Thousands of motorcyclists gathered in Washington, D.C., this weekend amid confusion over whether this would be the final ride for Rolling Thunder.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-27

Four climbers rescued from Mt. Rainier, Washington A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the peak in Wash. for several days.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Pac-12 preview: Washington vs. Oregon, the USC enigma and more Will Washington win its third conference title in four years? Can Justin Herbert and Oregon make a run? We dig into these questions and more in our Pac-12 team previews....
19:51, 2019-07-24

The week of August 5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Voto Latino held a protest outside the White House; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway addressed the press in response to the weekend's mass shootings; and President Donald Trump urged changes to mental health laws the week of August 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
21:17, 2019-05-21

One of the Most Lucrative Washington Jobs Is Now Open One of the highest-paying jobs in public service just became available: heading a small but powerful regulator responsible for overseeing the $4 trillion market for state and local bonds....
13:51, 2019-08-13

And Now, A Washington Wizards Update: Hell If you lost track of the Washington Wizards amid all Sunday’s wild NBA free-agency news, that’s fine, and reasonable. It speaks well of you, all things considered. A solid double-fistful of the league’s big stars switched teams over the weekend, and none of them came to or left the Wizards—but the W...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces end of presidential bid Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. He has kept the option of running for a third term as governor open throughout his presidential campaign....
04:51, 2019-08-22

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
01:17, 2019-06-23

McDaniels Picks Washington Over Kentucky At 1:00 AM Eastern time Wednesday morning, University of Kentucky recruit Jaden McDaniels finally made his college  and it was not good news for True Blue Fans. pic.twitter.com/wr12lgZjBO — Jmac (@Jmcdaniels7) May 22, 2019 McDaniels is a 6’10”, 185 pound forward from Washington and gives the Hu...
15:51, 2019-05-22

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Fireworks in Washington DC to mark July Fourth A massive fireworks display was held in Washington DC' on Thursday to celebrate the Fourth of July. (July 5)        ...
12:17, 2019-07-05

P.J. Washington Selected 12th Overall by Charlotte Hornets Lexington (LEX 18) – Former Kentucky Forward P.J. Washington was selected 12th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Washington made the very wise decision to return to Kentucky for a second season. He went from being a possible second round draft pick in 2018 to a lo...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Hornets draft Kentucky forward PJ Washington at No. 12 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets selected forward PJ Washington from Kentucky with the 12th overall pick on Thursday night after becoming enthralled with his development during his sophomore year of college. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound Washington averaged 15.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per gam...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Washington, Montana, Vermont top list for most UFO sightings Compiling data from the National UFO Reporting Center and the US Census, Satellite Internet issued a report looking at how many sightings there were per 100,000 people, as well as the overall rankings of where people are most likely to spot a UFO....
05:51, 2019-07-05

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC – in pictures Donald Trump is overseeing Fourth of July celebrations with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayers’ money. The president has dismissed concerns about the event, which will take place in front of the Lincoln M...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Trump Says Tanks Will Be on Display in Washington for July 4 The tanks will join a spectacle of the nation’s firepower, including a flyover by Air Force One. Critics say Mr. Trump is hijacking a nonpartisan celebration....
02:51, 2019-07-02

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
16:00, 2019-06-28

Secrets you didn't know about 8 famous landmarks in Washington, DC Dan Thornberg / EyeEm via Getty Images Washington, DC, is home to some of the country's most famous buildings. Though the buildings receive thousands of visitors each year, some have little-known features inside and out. Moon rocks, secret crypts, and underground tunnels are the best-kept secrets i...
03:51, 2019-06-10

Trump v. U.S. Chamber shows just how much Washington is changing Of all President Trump’s feuds, his ongoing scuffle with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may be the most helpful to his political brand as a Republican disrupter taking on the old Washington establishment....
14:51, 2019-06-11

Several Injured In Washington DC Pride Parade After Gun Scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm......
14:17, 2019-06-09

Several injured in Washington, D.C., pride parade from gun scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm near him, officials said....
11:51, 2019-06-09

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)        ...
10:51, 2019-07-02

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
07:34, 2019-06-12

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a slew of show-related artifacts from the long-running ...
02:00, 2019-06-07

In Photos: Washington, D.C., commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day For those who couldn't make the trip across the pond to France, ceremonial events honoring the June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy took place in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2019. A funeral service also was held for D-Day veteran Carl Mann at Arlington National Cemetery....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Nationals vs. Pirates: Joe Ross will keep Washington rolling Senator Elizabeth Warren, better known as “Pocahontas” around the Trump family dinner table, will be speaking Monday in Sioux City, Iowa, at a conference for Native American rights. Warren’s DNA test showed a trace of Native ancestry after she claimed to be Native American, drawing heavy criticism f...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Washington Redskins Some people are fans of the Washington Redskins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Washington Redskins. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
00:51, 2019-08-10

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
18:51, 2019-06-13

In photos: July Fourth 2019 in Washington, D.C. Military equipment and protests fill Washington, D.C., as the U.S. capital prepares for Independence Day. President Donald Trump plans a "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial, with a speech from him, two fireworks displays and several military flyovers on July Fourth....
03:00, 2019-07-04

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
07:01, 2019-06-11

In photos: The week of July 22, 2019 in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump makes remarks at Turning Point USA's Teen Student Action Summit; Trump meets with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan; Former Supreme Court Justice Paul Stevens lies in repose in the Supreme Court, the week of July 22, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
19:34, 2019-07-23

Nick Kyrgios says he 'still has it' after claiming Washington title Australia beats Daniil Medvedev 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-4)Citi Open final win puts Kyrgios back into top 30 Nick Kyrgios won his second ATP Tour title of the season with victory over Daniil Medvedev in the Citi Open final in Washington. The Australian was at his exuberant best in a semi-final win over Stef...
07:51, 2019-08-05

In photos: The week of July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Four Democratic congresswomen respond to racist comments about them from President Donald Trump; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway defies a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight committee; and Trump signs an order on American manufacturing requirements, the week of July 15, 2019, in Wash...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Kyrgios serves up a show to down Tsitsipas in Washington The first career meeting between Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas lived up to the hype on Saturday as the Australian saved a match point on his way to a 6-4 3-6 7-6(7) victory over his Greek doubles partner and a place in the Citi Open final....
04:17, 2019-08-04

In photos: Highlights from the week of May 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press conference after abandoning a meeting with House Democrats on infrastructure. Abortion rights advocates protested the recent restrictions placed on the procedure in state houses across the country. Former White House counsel Don McGhan ignored a subpoen...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Nationals vs. Braves: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington Should I stay or should I go? Another tough spot for Mayor de Blasio this weekend. At the same time his presidential campaign heats up, the heat index in New York will be in the 105-110 degree range. With power outages expected, de Blasio surely wants to be anywhere but here while ordering a full......
00:34, 2019-07-20

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chips and straw, ultimately turning the deceased pers...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Former Bills DT Adolphus Washington signs with Dolphins DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Defensive tackle Adolphus Washington has signed with the Miami Dolphins, his fourth team since the start of last season. Washington was a third-round pick by Buffalo in 2016 and started 21 games in his first two seasons. He was cut by the Bills last September, spent a brief time o...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Nationals vs. Reds: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington The Washington Nationals finally have their key position players healthy which makes their one big woe a bullpen that is dead last in the MLB in ERA. The best way to mitigate that is by not going to it and with Patrick Corbin on the mound, it is always a possibility. Corbin is coming off......
00:17, 2019-06-01

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs 'sanctuary' state law Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies....
04:51, 2019-05-23

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, released a sweeping gun r...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice t...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
03:34, 2019-07-13

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
19:17, 2019-06-02

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

National Memorial Day parade held in Washington The weather was great for the crowds that came out for the National Memorial Day parade held in Washington.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-28

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
23:17, 2019-06-02

$1M in cocaine found in bananas shipped to Safeway in Washington (KING) Cocaine valued at more than $1 million was found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state. The King County Sheriff’s Office recovered 22 kilos, nearly 50 pounds, of cocaine at a Safeway in Woodinville. “That’s huge, we don’t see that very o...
00:51, 2019-08-23

#DontMuteDC goes national again as the BET Awards turns into a tribute to Washington Host Regina Hall, a D.C. native, filled the show with references to her hometown, including legendary go-go performers and a lesson about gentrification....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Washington man convicted in 1987 killings of Canadian couple EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man has been found guilty in the 1987 killings of a young Canadian couple. Seattle TV station KOMO reports that jurors deliberated for more than two days before reaching their verdict Friday against William Earl Talbott II in the trial that hinged on 32-year-...
23:00, 2019-06-28

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lands....
01:01, 2019-07-17

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refuse to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
07:34, 2019-05-29

Eco-friendly burial alternative: You can now compost your loved ones in Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
16:34, 2019-07-12

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Washington man drowns in river while trying to evade police, authorities say A 41-year-old man, who jumped in a river in Washington has been found dead Monday, in a plan gone wrong after trying to elude police, authorities say. ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Debating Tonight: Michael Bennet on Corruption in Washington Mr. Bennet, a senator from Colorado, has called for a lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists, and other measures meant to reboot American democracy....
01:51, 2019-06-28

In photos: Highlights of the week of July 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Senate holds a hearing on conditions in the migrant facilities at the border and President Donald Trump signs an act to permanently authorize the the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, the week of July 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

First look: Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington stoke ‘Little Fires’ Cue the fire emojis: Reese Witherspoon isn’t satisfied just telling “Big Little Lies.” The star and executive producer of HBO’s hit series dropped the first look Tuesday of her next project: Hulu’s “Little Fires Everwhere.” The eight-episode limited series i...
00:17, 2019-06-12

Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their properties as a final resting place for the marine mammals while they decompose....
02:17, 2019-06-16

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
06:34, 2019-06-19

Mudslide swamps Washington neighborhood, destroys 3 homes A heavy thunderstorm on Saturday in central Washington state spawned flash flooding and a mudslide in one community that left several homes uninhabitable....
21:51, 2019-08-12

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members passed through airport-style metal detectors into...
17:34, 2019-06-14

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The House Transportation Subcommittee heard testimony on the Boeing 737 Max safety; former adviser to President Donald Trump Hope Hicks testified in a closed-door interview before the House Judiciary Committee; and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, voted for the 7,000th consecutive time in her career the...
05:51, 2019-06-20

GenDyn to upgrade Virginia-class sub USS Washington in $15.2M contract General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division was awarded a $15.2 million contract to upgrade the Navy's Virginia-class submarine USS Washington, the Defense Department announced....
18:34, 2019-08-12

Apollo 11 tribute features projections onto Washington Monument The Washington Monument was turned into a 555-foot-tall movie screen Friday night celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday. It included a true-to-size, 363-foot-tall Saturn V rocket. The 17-minute show was projected onto the monument three times Friday night. Three more sho...
01:51, 2019-07-21

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
03:00, 2019-07-20

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or crematin...
06:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won’t challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime. William Earl Talbott II is one of dozens of men authorities have ar...
21:51, 2019-06-12

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
02:34, 2019-07-19

Andy Murray Will Continue His Comeback Next Week in Washington Murray, who at Wimbledon expressed uncertainty about when he would play again, is entered in doubles with his brother. It will be Murray’s fourth tournament since he had a hip operation in January....
02:51, 2019-07-24

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
00:51, 2019-07-18

4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Dow plunges over 620 points as trade war between Washington and Beijing escalates The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further Friday as China announced a new set of tariffs on American products.       ...
06:51, 2019-08-24

Lot by Bryan Washington review – tough but tender stories A bruising, enthralling debut collection of interlinked tales portrays precarious lives in HoustonBryan Washington focuses on his native Houston for his first book, Lot. Houston is prosperous yet, like many cities in the US, thousands of its inhabitants are only one missed paycheck away from ruin. I...
18:34, 2019-08-07

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting way of looking at wealth and debt, which is that it...
09:17, 2019-07-02

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Marriott accused of deceptive 'drip pricing' by Washington, D.C. The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced Tuesday that he is suing the hotel chain Marriott International over alleged price deception....
00:34, 2019-07-10

School removing George Washington mural in San Francisco A San Francisco high school named after George Washington is painting over 1930's artwork featuring the life of America's first president now seen as controversial.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-02

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
11:51, 2019-07-03

Canada's point man in Washington, key Trudeau advisor, resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), will leave Washington at the end of August....
20:17, 2019-08-08

Tanks Already in Washington for Trump’s Fourth of July Event The presence of tanks in the capital suggests that the president has succeeded in turning the city’s Independence Day festivities into a salute to the U.S. military....
22:51, 2019-07-02

In photos: Highlights from the week of July 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump meets with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House and delivers a speech on environmental policies the week of July 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Pakistan PM to visit Washington, meet Trump on July 22 Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will travel to Washington later this month for a meeting with President Donald Trump It will be Khan’s first trip to the U.S. since becoming prime minister last year...
14:17, 2019-07-04

Tsitsipas finds his footing to set up Kyrgios semi in Washington Stefanos Tsitsipas overcame another shoe problem and an angry Benoit Paire on Friday to advance 7-5 6-0 and set up a semi-final against Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios at the Citi Open in Washington....
13:51, 2019-08-03

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 3, 2019 in Washington, D.C. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at an event marking the the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Capitol Hill; actress Busy Philipps testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reproductive rights; and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks on the Virginia Beach mass shooting, the w...
01:00, 2019-06-06

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Washington woman who posed with octopus on face hospitalized A Washington state woman landed in the emergency room after she posed with a venomous octopus on her face to win a photo competition, according to a report. Jamie Bisceglia said she thought the risky photo op might win her a prize at a fishing derby Friday in Tacoma Narrows, news station KIRO report...
21:17, 2019-08-07

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administ...
05:34, 2019-08-19

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
02:51, 2019-06-03

Washington tops Minnesota 5-3 in WCWS elimination game Gabbie Plain struck out 10 and Washington beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in a Women's College World Series elimination game        ...
00:34, 2019-06-02

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with him....
16:17, 2019-07-10

UA softball gearing up for #3 Washington at College World Series TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team have to play Pac-12 nemesis #3 Washington in the opener of the College World Series this Thursday at 9 a.m. Tucson time. Here’s an in-depth story with Wildcat players from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Murray brothers kick off Washington campaign in style "Andy Murray and Jamie Murray\u0027s doubles campaign at the Citi Open got off to a fine start with victory over Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vasselin."...
13:17, 2019-08-01

Koch network gets behind Big Tech in the regulatory battle with Washington The industry has come under fire from both sides of the aisle, and the libertarian Koch network said it would not hesitate to cross party lines to defend innovation....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Verizon brings 5G to Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington D.C. Verizon's 5G network opens today in parts of four more cities, this time including very significant coverage for Washington D.C., where regulators work.Read More...
01:34, 2019-08-01

Oh Good, Trump is Getting His Tanks and Fighter Jets in Washington D.C. After All President Donald Trump has long pined for tanks and fighter jets as part of a major holiday celebration, and this 4th of July the President is finally, at long last getting his wish. The United States is preparing for its most militaristic 4th of July in years, as Trump turns the annual non-politica...
03:17, 2019-07-03

NFL says 8 social justice organizations getting grants NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL said eight social justice organizations are receiving grants totaling nearly $2 million. The grants are part of a $20 million commitment from the NFL and its teams to social justice organizations during the 2018 calendar year. The $20 million is comprised of grants to organiz...
06:34, 2019-06-05

CRIME TRACKERS: Justice for Jimmy TUCSON – Twenty-eight years ago, Jimmy Hendrickson vanished from a west side home. He was only 12 years old at the time. His sister, Tammy Tacho, who was a teenager at the time, is determined to find Jimmy and the person responsible for his disappearance. “There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t...
18:34, 2019-06-18

RIP Justice John Paul Stevens Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99, according to the New York Times. Stevens was appointed by President Gerald Ford and served on the court for 35 years, leaving behind an unlikely progressive legacy. He died from a stroke at a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL....
07:00, 2019-07-17

Jazz Jams for Justice and Profit Jazz at the Philharmonic, a groundbreaking concert held 75 years ago integrated audiences, popularized live recordings, and brought jazz appreciation into the mainstream....
06:51, 2019-07-02

'Doctor Who' might finally get a game that does it justice You step out the back door of a London laundromat and into a grimy, orange-smoke-filled junkyard. A mysterious voice sings out from a nearby radio, asking for your help to put right what has gone wrong. Armed with nothing but a sonic screwdriver dona......
16:00, 2019-07-04

Washington Monument turned into Saturn V rocket for Apollo anniversary The Washington Monument looked more like Kennedy Space Center this weekend, when a life-size projection of the Saturn V rocket that carried the first astronauts to the moon lit up the sky-scraping memorial. The display was part of show Friday and Saturday nights depicting highlights from the histori...
03:00, 2019-07-22

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales PORT HADLOCK, Wash. (AP) — Officials are asking Washington state waterfront landowners to volunteer their properties as the final resting places for dead gray whales. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries says so many gray whale carcasses have washed up this year that the age...
21:34, 2019-06-15

How can Kim Darroch represent Britain in Trump’s Washington now? | Simon Jenkins The UK ambassador was a fool to put his unvarnished opinions in writing and think they would be kept secretUniquely dysfunctional, incompetent, unpredictable, faction-riven, diplomatically clumsy, inept. That is Donald Trump’s Washington according to Britain’s ambassador, Sir Kim Darroch. Or is it p...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in response to a weekend report about his team's handling of his controversial attacks on four progressive congresswomen....
17:17, 2019-07-22

Iran Says It Has Arrested Alleged U.S. Spies; Washington Denies Claims Iran said it has arrested 17 Iranian citizens on charges of spying for the U.S., a claim that President Trump dismissed as “totally false,” amid fears that growing tensions between Iran and Western countries could spiral out of control....
19:34, 2019-07-22

How a Trump Ally Tested the Boundaries of Washington’s Influence Game Amid a federal investigation, new details show the scope of Elliott Broidy’s efforts to promote the causes of foreign clients as he sought to profit from them....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesman said. The video shows firefighters putting out t...
00:01, 2019-07-05

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Opinion: Khan-Trump meeting – will Islamabad deliver to Washington? Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's meeting with US President Donald Trump went smoothly. But the future of US-Pakistan ties depend on Islamabad's cooperation in bringing peace to Afghanistan, says Michael Kugelman....
08:00, 2019-07-23

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organ...
15:34, 2019-05-27

Iran's IRGC says downing of U.S. drone carried a message to Washington: TV Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards warned on Thursday against any aggression against Tehran, state TV reported, saying that the downing of a U.S. drone carried a "clear message" to Iran's arch enemy, the United States....
14:17, 2019-06-20

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least two waterfalls in the Metro system. Even the White House experienced some flooding.Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-08

Former brewer Hickenlooper says he wants to bring ‘harmony, hope, and hops to Washington’ Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper touts his record as the co-founder of a successful chain of craft beer brew pubs in a new digital ad. “I want to bring my proven experience and the bridge building collaborative spirit of craft beer to the White House,” the long-shot for the Democr...
16:34, 2019-07-23

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
19:17, 2019-06-27

British ambassador to Washington quits after spat over leaked memos Britain's ambassador to Washington quit on Wednesday after days of stinging criticism from Donald Trump, leading to accusations that Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, had "thrown him under the bus"....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon as next year....
17:01, 2019-07-16

Kuznetsova unable to defend Washington title over 'visa issues' "Svetlana Kuznetsova said on Thursday she will not be able to defend her title at next week\u0027s Citi Open in Washington, D.C. due to issues with obtaining a U.S. visa."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
22:17, 2019-06-27

Kim Darroch's fall from grace casts chill over Washington ambassadors Fellow envoys say they have made similar observations about the Trump administration and deplore the lack of support from Boris Johnson for their UK counterpartIt was like a tennis match with an empty umpire’s chair. On Friday, the British ambassador’s residence in Washington hosted a Wimbledon Watc...
09:34, 2019-07-13

Johnson vows to stand up for UK diplomats after Washington envoy's resignation Boris Johnson vowed to stand up for Britain's diplomats around the world and take a robust approach towards U.S. President Donald Trump if he succeeds in becoming the next prime minister....
21:51, 2019-07-11

President Trump Says Tanks Will Be Part of July Fourth in Washington WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he’s headlining July 4 in Washington — and an Associated Press photographer saw at...
08:34, 2019-07-02

Washington wants to sanction Turkey over its Russian arms deal — but it could backfire Turkish dollar-denominated bonds and the lira have both fallen in recent days, with investors concerned about its credibility and the potential for U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapons deal....
09:17, 2019-07-17

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Washington DC gears up to host Trump's massive military parade The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an "incredible" display from the "strongest military anywhere in the world"....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Andy Murray and brother Jamie go out at Washington Citi Open British siblings lose to Raven Klaasen and Michael VenusKyle Edmund goes down to Peter Gojowczyk in last eightAndy Murray and brother Jamie have fallen at the quarter-final stage of the Citi Open in Washington to Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus.The British pair took the first set of the clash on a t...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Tennis-Fiery Kyrgios advances, Tsitsipas survives in Washington An argumentative Nick Kyrgios hammered 24 aces in a dominating service display to defeat Gilles Simon 6-4 7-6(5) in the second round of the Citi Open in Washington on Wednesday....
15:17, 2019-08-01

UK ambassador to Washington continues in post with PM May's full support: spokesman Britain's ambassador to Washington remains in post and continues to carry out his duties with Prime Minister Theresa May's full support, her spokesman said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Andy Murray to play doubles with brother Jamie in Washington Andy Murray will team up with brother Jamie to play doubles in the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., as he continues his comeback from hip surgery        ...
02:17, 2019-07-25

Trump is ignoring his aides and going it alone in the trade war now, Washington Post reports Trump is trusting his instincts and ignoring the advice of his aides regarding issues surrounding the trade war with China, The Washington Post says....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Tanks in Washington ahead of Trump's Fourth of July pageant Battle tanks were seen on a train in Washington on Tuesday ahead of a controversial July Fourth celebration highlighting U.S. military might that Democrats say Republican President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election campaign rally....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Washington State S Jalen Thompson loses year of eligibility PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State safety Jalen Thompson has lost his final year of eligibility for violating an NCAA rule and will enter the NFL supplemental draft. Thompson’s status was announced by the school on Saturday. No other details about the violation were released by the school....
05:17, 2019-06-30

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
05:17, 2019-05-30

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
07:34, 2019-06-02

Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination....
04:17, 2019-08-22

Washington governor Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat who had built his campaign around tackling climate crisis says it was clear he would not winJay Inslee, the governor of Washington and a 2020 Democratic hopeful, has dropped out of the presidential race.Inslee, who launched his campaign in March with a singular focus on fighting climate cha...
05:17, 2019-08-22

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:17, 2019-06-02

Washington Redskins LB Reuben Foster tears ACL in first OTA practice, per report Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a major knee injury during the first full-team practice rep at OTAs, according to a report.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Washington Nationals slug four consecutive home runs in San Diego Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon slug back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in San Diego.       ...
02:34, 2019-06-10

Kitten rescued from George Washington Bridge by good Samaritan A tiny kitten found dodging traffic on the George Washington Bridge was rescued by a good Samaritan on Monday, authorities said. Port Authority Police officers were dispatched in the afternoon when the cat was captured near the crossing’s lower level toll plaza. Shortly after, the interstate agency ...
09:51, 2019-08-14

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
15:17, 2019-05-22

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still bears a rust mark, the consequence of a bloody fing...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
23:17, 2019-06-02

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
22:51, 2019-06-14

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as Trump returns to Washington U.S.-Mexico migration talks were set to resume on Friday as Mexican officials continue their push to reach an agreement that would avert U.S. tariffs set to take effect next week....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Washington: outcry after last four wolves in pack killed by state hunters Environmental groups called deaths of wolves that had killed or wounded cows since 2018 ‘unbelievably tragic’The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups.Th...
00:00, 2019-08-20

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Richard goes to Washington in the first trailer for Silicon Valley's final season On October 27, HBO’s tech satire Silicon Valley will begin shutting down once and for all, but not without a malfunction or 10. In the first teaser for its sixth and final season, Thomas Middleditch’s Richard is getting called before Congress to lobby for his new internet, which he claims will be “...
08:00, 2019-08-17

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
12:34, 2019-06-15

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denzel Washington is being honored this year as the 47th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Peers and collaborators from Spike Lee to Julia Roberts turned out Thursday night to celebrate his career at a star-studded dinner in Los Angeles. The two-time Oscar winner was br...
10:17, 2019-06-07

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you remember the trial of the Central Park Five, the H...
13:17, 2019-06-01

Larry Krasner Needs the Democrats to Stand Up for Justice Larry Krasner, one of America’s most fiery advocates for criminal justice reform, was elected district attorney of Philadelphia in 2017 on a platform of ending mass incarceration. He says that will be a 30-year project—but he is not taking any time off....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Justice Thomas says Smithsonian exhibit on him wrong Clarence Thomas, an associate Supreme Court justice, has an exhibit dedicated to him in the Smithsonian’s African American Museum. But it’s, well, fake....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva....
04:51, 2019-06-11

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrust agenda in the technology industry....
21:51, 2019-08-05

Young Justice Is Coming Back for Season 4 Much like one of its newest heroes Halo, Young Justice is a series that keeps on avoiding death in part because of the people who love it so dearly. You can try to keep it down, and even cancel it, but it just keeps coming back stronger.Read more......
02:17, 2019-07-22

Yesterday’s Beatles Covers Don’t Come Together. Here’s How the Movie Could Have Done Them Justice Yesterday is driven by an extremely lukewarm take: the Beatles are really good. The new rom-com, directed by Danny Boyle and written by Richard Curtis, uses a thin sci-fi premise—that the entire world, except for one singer-songwriter, forgets that the Beatles ever existed—as an excuse f...
18:51, 2019-06-28

Jeffries says he believes Trump obstructed justice House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said Sunday morning that there’s reason to believe President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice.“Well, I certainly think there’s reason to believe that there was obstruction of justice,” the New York Democrat told NBC’s Chuck Todd on “Meet ...
22:51, 2019-05-26

U.S. Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, a court spokeswoman said on Friday....
22:17, 2019-08-23

Exeter determined to do themselves justice against Saracens in final • Baxter: ‘I look back at that first half with regret’• Exeter face final rematch after last year’s defeatJust as they did last year a black-clad Exeter side will emerge into the bright Twickenham sunshine from the home dressing-room at Twickenham having finished top of the regular season table. Twe...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
14:51, 2019-05-31

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. landscape....
17:17, 2019-06-02

Justice Ginsburg warns of more 5-4 decisions ahead WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is suggesting that there will be sharp divisions among her colleagues as the high court finishes its term. Decisions in high-profile cases about the census and the drawing of electoral maps are expected this month. The justice was speaking ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
16:51, 2019-08-22

Justice Scalia's most lasting legacy could be his children In a 30-year career on the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia authored more than 800 opinions, forming the basis for the conservative originalist view of the Constitution. But an equally lasting legacy may turn out to be his family. The justice, who died in 2016, had nine children: five boys and ...
07:17, 2019-07-24

Justice Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining. The 86-year-old Ginsburg has had previous bouts with cancer. (Aug. 23)        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Migrants move to former Juvenile Justice Complex TUCSON- The Casa Alitas Shelter has officially opened and has already accepted close to 250 legal asylum seekers for shelter and humanitarian aid. According to Pima County Officials, the Juvenile Justice Complex shelter became operational on August 6. They said the shelter has been significantly rem...
08:51, 2019-08-14

US Embassies In Delhi, Chennai Show Pride Flags Despite Washington's Note Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to hoist rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month this year, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to......
05:34, 2019-06-09

Child escapes 'serious injury' after attempted cougar attack in Washington, police say A young child had a close call with a cougar at a park in Washington state on Saturday night when the animal tried to attack, according to state police....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the city to enforce a dress code requiring that they clothe "minimum body areas" when serving coffee to customers....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Washington Prepares for a July 4 Spectacle, Starring and Produced by President Trump The president has ordered the last-minute transformation of the traditional July 4 activities into what he calls “a celebration of America” and that critics call a celebration of Donald J. Trump....
07:17, 2019-07-04

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Someone finally figured out that Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown should film movies together Per Deadline, the bidding has begun on an action-drama from Leon Chills titled Shadow Force. Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown are slated to both star in produce the film that is already being described as a “fresh take on Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” It’s not very often these days that Tinsletown hi...
08:00, 2019-08-17

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
08:51, 2019-05-23

Gotta catch 'em all: Washington hosts Pokémon World Championships More than 7,500 people are expected to attend the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington this weekend.        ...
02:17, 2019-08-19

Dwayne Haskins impresses for Washington Redskins; Jay Gruden not ready to name starter yet Washington Redskins rookie Dwayne Haskins bounced back in his second preseason game, but Jay Gruden wasn’t ready to make a call on his starting QB.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-16

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said....
14:51, 2019-08-23

North Korea's Missile Tests Fail to Provoke Response From Washington North Korea has long used missile tests to coax diplomatic response from the U.S. and its allies. But Pyongyang’s recent flurry of short-range launches hasn’t prompted reaction from the White House, which is tolerating the tests because they aren’t long-range or nuclear missiles....
18:51, 2019-08-18

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
14:51, 2019-06-06

'Menacing' fire whirl whipped up by 'turbulent' winds during blaze in Washington Turbulent winds helped fuel an explosive wildfire in eastern Washington state that produced a towering column of flame in front of those battling the blaze. ...
17:01, 2019-07-17

Far-right extremists Proud Boys outnumbered by counter-protesters at Washington, DC, rally A handful of antifa and hundreds of other counter-protesters showed up against the self-proclaimed "chauvinistic" Proud Boys' Demand Free Speech rally        ...
19:51, 2019-07-06

Analysis: This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
00:01, 2019-06-06

Trump plans tanks and flyovers at Fourth of July celebration in Washington President Donald Trump said on Monday that he plans to display battle tanks on Washington's National Mall as part of a pumped-up Fourth of July celebration that will also feature flyovers by fighter jets and other displays of military prowess....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
10:17, 2019-06-03

NASA will allow private travel to International Space Station: Washington Post The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station, reversing a long-standing prohibition against tourists at the station, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
17:51, 2019-06-07

George Washington Bridge temporarily shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions for about two hours on Thursday evening before police determined it was not a threat, authorities said. The suspected pipe bomb was reported to be on the New Jersey side of the bridge soon after 9......
10:17, 2019-08-23

48 pounds of cocaine found in banana boxes at Washington grocery store Employees at a Washington state grocery store found $550,000 worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas meant for sale, local law enforcement officials said Thursday....
02:17, 2019-08-23

See all the stars who attended Denzel Washington's AFI life achievement gala Julia Roberts, Morgan Freeman and Jennifer Hudson were among the stars who toasted Washington at his AFI life achievement gala Thursday night.        ...
15:51, 2019-06-07

JetBlue to drop Washington National to Charleston and Jacksonville flights in October JetBlue will end nonstop routes from Washington to Charleston and Jacksonville in October. They will add Boston and Florida routes.       ...
01:34, 2019-06-29

See Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington Head Back to the 1990s for Little Fires Everywhere Reese Witherspoon is leaving Monterey and heading back to the 1990s for her new TV gig and she's bringing Kerry Washingon with her. Hulu revealed the first look at Little Fires......
18:51, 2019-06-11

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
08:51, 2019-06-22

Washington worries Japan-South Korea tensions may worsen: U.S. official The United States is worried that trade and diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan could worsen and is urging both sides to consider a "standstill agreement" to allow more time for talks, a senior U.S. administration official said on Thursday....
23:17, 2019-08-01

Washington man severely burned after saving 8-year-old niece from fire says 'I'd run back in there and do it again' A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again....
06:00, 2019-07-09

San Francisco School Board May Save Controversial George Washington Mural Following outrage over its vote to paint over the murals, which some considered offensive, the board is considering covering them in a way that preserves them....
23:51, 2019-08-10

Trump ready to threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to threaten Mexico with tariffs in an effort to get the country to crack down on migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Rolling Thunder veterans group makes final ride through Washington The Rolling Thunder motorcycles that descend on Washington, D.C. every Memorial Day weekend made their final ride on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition that was initially meant to serve to pay tribute to fallen and missing-in-action soldiers....
08:34, 2019-05-27

Massive stash of meth found stuffed in suitcases in Washington forest A massive stash of $1 million worth of meth was found stuffed in suitcases in a Washington forest, a report said. The two suitcases containing 186 pounds of methamphetamine was uncovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by authorities investigating a smuggling ring, according to Gazette-Tri...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Iran's 'goodwill gesture' failed to open talks with Washington: report Iran’s release of a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency last month was meant as a “good will gesture” in an effort to open up talks between the U.S. and Iran, three Western sources told Reuters....
11:00, 2019-07-10

Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian deputy prime minister, who began nurturing relatio...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
05:34, 2019-07-22

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after police opened fire, authorities said....
01:34, 2019-07-14

Cops bust man in Washington state for hours-long Queens rape Police busted an accused rapist in Washington state nearly a month after he violently sexually assaulted a woman in Queens over a six-hour period, officials announced Friday. Michael Hosang, 53, was arrested Thursday in Bellingham, Washington, and is in the custody of the Bellingham Police Departme...
18:34, 2019-06-22

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team announced....
09:51, 2019-06-19

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state’s new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told The Bismarck Tribune he plans to petition the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving the parties' "political differences."...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Washington Redskins' Josh Norman participates in running of the bulls in Spain Instead of making the tackles, Washington Redskins star Josh Norman ran away from a tackle that could have been very painful while in Spain on Wednesday....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Guatemala president postpones Washington visit where asylum talks were planned The government of Guatemala said on Sunday that it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington as it waits for the Central American country's top court to rule on migration measures....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
15:17, 2019-07-12

Veterans group Rolling Thunder makes final ride through Washington For years, the group has become synonymous with the annual Memorial Day celebration in the nation's capital, where thousands of motorcycles meet in the Pentagon parking lot and continue their ride across the Memorial Bridge toward the National Mall....
02:34, 2019-05-27

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
05:17, 2019-05-25

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
19:17, 2019-06-15

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help set up a new compet...
23:51, 2019-06-11

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment, according to an analysis by The Washington Post The push to remove Trump has been accelerated by testimony from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office...
21:34, 2019-08-02

George Washington mural should be covered but preserved, SF school board decides The San Francisco school board Tuesday voted 4-3 to cover a controversial 1936 George Washington mural at a local high school that includes images of slavery and a dead Native American....
13:17, 2019-08-14

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21:34, 2019-07-13

‘Hot weather means hot pavement’: Washington dog had pads of paws burned off during hike TODAY – A pet owner in Washington learned a scary lesson about animal safety during hot summer months. The unnamed owner was walking his dog, a golden retriever named Olaf, on an 85-degree day earlier this month. While the air temperature wasn’t very high, the hiking trail was searing — ...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and said that any entity providing services to the vessel will be violating U.S. sanctions....
17:00, 2019-05-28

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
02:17, 2019-06-01

Week 1 takeaways: James Washington looks like a threat in Steelers' passing game The Steelers got impressive performances from Washington and rookie Devin Bush, all part of the big takeaways from the opening week of the 2019 NFL preseason....
07:51, 2019-08-10

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and served as a textbook example of our deeply flawed criminal justice system. But his nightmare might soon be coming to an end, as the possibility of a new tr...
23:17, 2019-07-17

Protesters in Myanmar demand justice after 2-year-old raped Hundreds of people have marched to Myanmar’s Central Investigation Department in Yangon to demand justice for a 2-year-old girl who was allegedly raped in the capital...
13:17, 2019-07-06

New justice secretary slapped down by Number 10 over anonymity call Downing Street has dismissed the new justice secretary's claim that criminal suspects with a reputation to protect should remain anonymous until charged....
13:17, 2019-08-01

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
20:00, 2019-07-13

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
12:51, 2019-05-29

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last year of a president’s term.At a Paducah (Kentucky) A...
06:34, 2019-05-29

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank-and-file cops won’t revolt over his ouster. “There was a fair and impartial process and justice was done,” de Blasi...
03:00, 2019-08-20

'Like' button needs caveat, European Court of Justice rules Websites using Facebook's "Like" button must warn users that the Silicon Valley giant will receive their data, the top EU court has ruled. Companies had not previously been held responsible for the Facebook extension....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Former Sup. Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (July 17)        ...
13:34, 2019-07-17

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters....
20:17, 2019-06-03

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for those who are overlooked.” Hart is drawn to ...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Germany pursues justice for survivors of Yazidi genocide The extremist group "Islamic State" attempted to wipe out the Yazidis. Many thousands died, and survivors tell horrific tales of abuse and enslavement. Now, German investigators have taken up the fight for justice....
06:17, 2019-08-03

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
15:51, 2019-06-01

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, the track record of video games set in Middle-Earth has been a bit more dubious. From text-based adven...
01:34, 2019-05-23

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion......
06:17, 2019-06-01

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action....
00:17, 2019-06-02

Turing's story is 'motivation to fight for equity and justice' As a data scientist working at the UK's national institute for data science and AI, The Alan Turing Institute, I am absolutely delighted at the news of Alan Turing being chosen as the face of the new £50 note. ...
16:00, 2019-07-16

A$AP Rocky says he wants justice, not money, during assault trial interrogation American rapper A$AP Rocky appealed for "justice" at his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday and testified that he had acted in self-defense during a "scary" June street fight....
19:51, 2019-08-01

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
04:00, 2019-06-01

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government Austria's president says he will appoint the head of the country's top court to lead a caretaker government until new elections in September following a video scandal that destroyed the previous government....
15:51, 2019-05-30

Sudanese protesters demand justice following mass killings Crowds gather in Khartoum and other cities after deaths of over 120 peaceful demonstratorsTens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of towns and cities across Sudan on Saturday calling for justice for pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces in weeks of unrest.Crowds filled ma...
04:34, 2019-07-14

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:17, 2019-07-10

Justice conference makes strong growth in third year MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — When Kentucky 42nd Judicial Circuit Judge James T. Jameson and Murray State University Assistant Police Chief Jeff Gentry were discussing the formation of an annual conference three years ago to cover various topics of enforcing and practicing law locally, they knew one thing. The...
16:34, 2019-05-27

Book on brawl over Justice Kavanaugh debuts No. 1 'new best sellers' A new book on the explosive fight over Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh is rocking the publishing world with a surprise debut atop the Amazon best seller list....
22:51, 2019-07-08

Mayawati Demands Justice From BJP For UP's Sonbhadra Clash Victims Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati Friday accused both the BJP and the Congress of continued "harassment of tribals" and demanded justice for the victims of the Sonbhadra clash in Uttar Pradesh,......
22:17, 2019-07-19

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the economy, politics and even from the cricket field....
21:17, 2019-06-19

Sorry, Jay-Z. Racial justice won't come from corporations and billionaires | Derecka Purnell In his new deal with the NFL, which continues to blackball Colin Kaepernick, Jay-Z is crossing the picket lineAs a card carrying member of the BeyHive, I attended two “On The Run II” concerts last summer. At the London concert, Jay-Z and Beyoncé surprised the world with their single “Ape Sh*t”. Ther...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
17:34, 2019-08-14

The Latest: Schiff says Justice agrees to turn over docs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:10 a.m. The chairman of the House intelligence committee has postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Department after the department agreed to hand over a cache of docum...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Kim Kardashian assists Trump's justice reforms Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to promote efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation. (June 13)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-14

El Salvador files graft charges against ex-justice minister Prosecutors in El Salvador are accusing an ex-minister of justice and public security of illicit enrichment and seeking restitution of over $1 million in allegedly misappropriated government funds...
01:51, 2019-07-20

Los Angeles and San Francisco, ‘Polar Opposites’ on Criminal Justice They share a brand of liberal politics, but the cities’ competing approaches to crime and incarceration could clash in the race for district attorney of Los Angeles....
12:34, 2019-06-21

The progressive prosecutors blazing a new path for the US justice system Movement promising fundamental reforms to the US criminal justice system, including ending mass incarceration and the death penalty, is gaining steamOn a muggy August afternoon nearly five years ago, criminal justice professor Wesley Bell saw protesters march past his front porch in Ferguson, Missou...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated with prosecutors in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Trump to Nominate Justice Scalia's Son as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
11:00, 2019-07-19

Andrew McCabe sues FBI, Justice Department over his firing The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him....
06:00, 2019-08-09

A Year On, Anti-Vedanta Protesters Still Await Justice A year after police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in the hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are......
10:34, 2019-05-22

The rise of the CEO as social justice warrior | Jill Priluck Corporations are stepping into the moral vacuum left by Republican officials. But their motives aren’t exactly altruisticOn the heels of JP Morgan and Wells Fargo, which both divested from private prisons in March, Bank of America recently announced that it will no longer finance the operations of p...
17:01, 2019-07-02

"What Kind Of Petition Is This," Says Chief Justice On Article 370 Plea A legal challenge to the centre's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 was adjourned by the Supreme Court today with Chief Justice of India saying the petition "has no......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic...
15:34, 2019-06-15

Five years on, flight MH17 families call for justice Family members of those aboard the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 called on Wednesday for those responsible to be brought to justice, as they marked the fifth anniversary of the tragedy....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called on the Arizona Department of Corrections this week...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 campaign....
21:34, 2019-06-16

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro has met with President Jair Bolsonaro after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Justice Department Sues Mallinckrodt, Alleging Kickbacks Federal prosecutors filed a complaint against the drugmarker, accusing the company of paying kickbacks through a foundation in order to increase prices of a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis....
21:51, 2019-06-05

New German justice minister as outgoing moves to EU politics Chancellor Angela Merkel's government has appointed a new justice minister, to succeed Katarina Barley who is moving on to serve in the European Parliament....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. Johnson is accused of stealing at least $2,500 from...
03:17, 2019-06-22

"Justice For The Dead" Sought 5 Years After MH17 Crash Families of the victims of flight MH17 on Wednesday marked five years since the crash, with calls for justice for those killed when the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over war-torn eastern......
00:51, 2019-07-18

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
03:34, 2019-06-20

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer plans to start despite breaking nose during batting practice Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still set to start Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a bizarre incident he had during batting practice Tuesday....
00:51, 2019-06-20

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

Good riddance, Sarah Sanders, Washington's worst communicator | Richard Wolffe She wasn’t spicy like Sean or hopeful like Hicks, but she was the perfect spokeswoman for a perfectly lazy and dishonest presidentWhat on earth was the point of Sarah Sanders?For 94 days, the outgoing White House press secretary gave no press briefing in the press room just a few steps from the pres...
17:00, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Washington, D.C. attorney general sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine said on Tuesday he has sued Marriott International Inc hotel chain for misleading consumers and allegedly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profit by charging hidden resort fees....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Washington Monument to reopen Sept. 19 after 3-year renovation of elevator, security area The Washington Monument is ready to welcome tourists after a three-year renovation, starting Sept. 19. Find out how to get tickets.       ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith hopes to play again after gruesome injury, needs to learn to run again Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is still hoping to play football again – even after suffering a broken fibula and tibia and suffering post-operations complications in his leg....
21:51, 2019-06-21

Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Top seed Stephens suffers shock loss before Gauff crashes out in Washington first round "Top seed and former champion Sloane Stephens crashed out of the Citi Open in Washington as she suffered a stunning 6-2 7-5 first-round loss to Swede Rebecca Peterson on Tuesday while teenager Cori \u0027Coco\u0027 Gauff also fell in straight sets."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Trump's Fourth of July event 'bankrupted Washington DC security fund' – live $1.7m event drained a fund used to ‘protect the nation’s capital from terrorist threats and provide security at events such as rallies and state funerals’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.40pm BST Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the US women’s soccer team, may have ruled out r...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Washington father executed daughter over 'petty argument' about baby gate, prosecutors say An argument over installing a baby gate turned into a deadly confrontation between a father and daughter in Washington state that left the mother of a newborn dead, according to prosecutors....
16:34, 2019-06-16

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native American women who vanished years or even decades ago....
10:34, 2019-06-17

Russian Missile Defense System Begins Arriving in Turkey Despite Warnings From Washington (ANKARA, Turkey) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington. A Defense Ministry statement said “the first group of equipm...
10:51, 2019-07-12

Washington Nationals to acquire relief pitchers Daniel Hudson, Roenis Elias The Washington Nationals have agreed to acquire veteran relief pitchers Daniel Hudson and Roenis Elias in trades with the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners, respectively....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Washington Post gives '4 Pinocchios' to Planned Parenthood president for false abortion claim The president of Planned Parenthood has repeatedly spread a false claim about "thousands" of women who died due to a lack of safe abortion access before the Roe v. Wade decision, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. ...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith ditches leg brace 8 months after gruesome injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was finally able to ditch the leg brace Monday eight months after suffering a broken tibia and fibula in a game against the Houston Texans....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Washington Post editor responds to Bernie Sanders: Your 'conspiracy theory' is wrong The executive editor of The Washington Post hit back at Sen. Bernie Sanders' suggestion that the paper's coverage of the presidential candidate is linked to its owner's business interests, calling the accusation a "conspiracy theory."...
21:51, 2019-08-13

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washington Post....
03:34, 2019-07-12

Pac-12 preseason power rankings: Washington and Oregon provide hope for national respect USA TODAY Sports is ranking college football every league in the Power Five from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Pac-12 Conference.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-13

Tourist critically hurt by falling tree limb in Washington Square Park A tourist was critically injured when a 30-foot tree branch fell on her while she was walking in Washington Square Park on Monday evening, law enforcement sources told The Post. The woman, a 55-year-old from Virginia, was with her teenage son when the giant limb crashed down on her at about 8:50 p.m...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Washington theater cancels conservative filmmaker’s play amid security threats “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” writer/producer Phelim McAleer claims Studio Theatre's cancellation is a result of censorship, not legitimate safety concerns....
01:51, 2019-05-30

Ex-Washington Redskins defensive back alleges team mishandled injury, cut insurance A former Washington Redskins defensive back slammed his former team Monday and alleged the organization mishandled his injury, withheld his salary and cut his insurance plan....
20:17, 2019-08-13

Washington Redskins' Reuben Foster tears ACL on third rep of organized team activities: report Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reportedly tore his ACL in his left knee on the third rep of organized team activities Monday and will miss the entire 2019 season....
17:34, 2019-05-21

NFL supplemental draft: Arizona Cardinals take Washington State safety Jalen Thompson In April, the Arizona Cardinals made the first pick. On Wednesday, they made the only pick, taking Jalen Thompson in the NFL supplemental draft.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-11

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Veteran walks from Washington state to Disney World to raise suicide awareness They say it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. That’s definitely true for one Army veteran who is walking to Disney World. Considering that his starting point was in Washington state, that’s a pretty long trip. Jimmy Novak, 42, started walking from his home in Washington on March 22, Fox 35 re...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Obama surprises kids at Washington Nationals academy: 'You're going to make a real difference' Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Washington Nationals’ Youth Baseball Academy on Wednesday and played a few games with the kids while he was there....
21:17, 2019-05-24

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engineer missed several warning signs because of a safe...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Washington state lawmaker linked to group allegedly preparing for 'biblical warfare' Newly leaked emails reportedly link an Eastern Washington state lawmaker with a group that allegedly trained young men for biblical warfare, according to several reports....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays of the United States’ military might, a demonstrati...
23:51, 2019-07-04

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entities to consider race and ethnicity when making decisions on admissions....
23:17, 2019-06-10

Washington cannot influence China's decisions on Hong Kong: Global Times tabloid The United States cannot influence China's decisions in handling the situation in Hong Kong, China's influential state-controlled tabloid Global Times said late on Monday....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Washington Post columnist links Trump’s UK fashion choices to life missteps You can’t be a good statesman if you don’t know how to properly wear a tux. At least, that is the opinion of Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan, whose scathing June 5 article, tries to make that case....
17:17, 2019-06-07

U.S. metals firms urge Washington to drop copper items from EU tariff list Proposed U.S. tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies could concentrate market control over some supplies of copper alloy in the hands of a German-owned company and hurt American businesses, U.S. industry players said on Monday....
03:34, 2019-08-06

Andy Murray and brother Jamie team up for doubles at Washington Citi Open • Murray to continue comeback from surgery with more doubles• Brothers resume their partnership at tournament on MondayAndy Murray will continue his comeback from hip surgery by playing more doubles and will team up with his brother, Jamie, at the Citi Open in Washington DC. The former world No 1 ha...
14:34, 2019-07-24

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Washington Post issues lengthy correction to amend story’s ‘widespread errors’ The Washington Post just wrote the mother of all corrections. The newspaper published the 579-word mea culpa on a July 23 article Wednesday — so long that it is more than one-fifth the length of the original story, had to be separated out into 15 bullet points and jumps from the first page of ...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Washington Hit By Heavy Rains, Floods; White House Basement Offices Leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, DC, on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White......
04:00, 2019-07-09

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
21:17, 2019-08-07