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UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule

The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employ...

UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

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California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
10:00, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 1-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
18:17, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
08:34, 2019-05-24

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

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
11:34, 2019-05-24

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake p...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
00:51, 2019-07-24

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Entert...
22:51, 2019-07-23

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
18:17, 2019-09-11

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
12:17, 2019-05-24

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
19:34, 2019-06-27

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
00:00, 2019-06-28

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
18:17, 2019-06-01

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The vote came after Democrat...
23:00, 2019-07-23

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
00:34, 2019-09-12

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
00:51, 2019-06-28

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
04:17, 2019-06-28

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
07:51, 2019-08-31

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
07:51, 2019-06-21

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

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
04:00, 2019-07-18

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly depleted....
23:34, 2019-07-23

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
19:51, 2019-09-11

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
18:34, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors. The two reactors - Davis-Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which has said it would shut the money-losing p...
19:51, 2019-07-23

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
16:00, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operations. The proposal is also expected to get a vote ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade Australia’s Parliament has narrowly delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in personal income tax cuts over a decade to boost a flagging economy...
14:17, 2019-07-04

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border....
01:51, 2019-05-24

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
20:51, 2019-06-21

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a debt crisis this fall and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30. The vote was 67-28, with a majority of Senate Republicans supp...
06:00, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the European Union on Oct. 31—even as a bill aimed at preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement became law....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spending cuts to domestic and military funding....
19:00, 2019-08-02

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
06:17, 2019-06-28

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Friday.The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency sp...
00:34, 2019-06-28

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans....
05:00, 2019-08-02

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
20:00, 2019-07-07

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The legislation passed by a 67-28 vote as Trump and his...
01:17, 2019-08-02

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
16:00, 2019-06-06

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety requirements while also jacking up fines and penalties fo...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was passed by Lok Sabha on Friday with the Centre......
01:51, 2019-08-03

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
03:51, 2019-05-30

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
04:51, 2019-06-28

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
04:51, 2019-08-06

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
08:34, 2019-09-11

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients a fatal dose...
09:00, 2019-06-05

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
19:17, 2019-05-23

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
07:01, 2019-06-04

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber engage with workers.Assembly Bill 5 would change the...
11:00, 2019-08-30

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and Uber – engage with workers has passed a major hurdle in the California legislature.Assembly Bill 5 wo...
01:00, 2019-08-31

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan group of 398 lawmakers voted for the legislation, whil...
05:17, 2019-07-24

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
22:34, 2019-07-12

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allows oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), which conservationists say is one of the last pristine regions on Earth....
21:17, 2019-09-12

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
00:00, 2019-06-28

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.The bill, which pa...
12:00, 2019-09-11

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy workers in companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash ar...
03:34, 2019-09-12

The Latest: Michigan Legislature passes auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Michigan’s Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would reduce the country’s highest auto insurance premiums. The votes Friday came after a deal was announced between...
00:51, 2019-05-25

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourns next week. The hotly contested legislation gaine...
23:34, 2019-06-13

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governing body, the NCAA, that could jeopardize the athlet...
18:00, 2019-09-10

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending cuts or a budgetary impasse that could put federal...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor......
22:51, 2019-07-31

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-related ...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
02:17, 2019-06-04

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
21:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the......
17:17, 2019-08-01

Uber and Lyft prepare $60 million fight against worker classification bill The fight over whether rideshare drivers should be classified as employees and therefore be eligible for benefits continues. The latest battleground is California, where a worker classification bill is currently being debated by lawmakers. Uber and L......
15:34, 2019-08-30

Parliament Passes Bill To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the present 30 to 33 with a view to reducing pendency of cases....
13:51, 2019-08-07

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s fate is uncertain the state Senate. Gov. Andrew ...
11:51, 2019-06-13

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
05:51, 2019-05-30

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the bill’s language watered down the legislation....
11:17, 2019-05-30

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress Chief As Jallianwala Trustee Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, amid vociferous protests from the party members who later......
01:51, 2019-08-03

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
00:17, 2019-08-02

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the radar....
01:17, 2019-05-30

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
08:51, 2019-08-07

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private data, paral......
12:51, 2019-05-31

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
03:34, 2019-05-30

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
06:17, 2019-06-05

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
21:00, 2019-07-18

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
15:17, 2019-06-18

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
09:17, 2019-05-30

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of...
21:00, 2019-05-22

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
22:34, 2019-07-24

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Technologies and Lyft, some of the brightest stars in Silicon Valley....
00:34, 2019-09-12

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
02:17, 2019-07-13

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
08:00, 2019-06-11

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
00:17, 2019-07-13

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
21:34, 2019-06-12

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
05:34, 2019-06-04

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
05:00, 2019-09-05

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it into law. The Louisiana House passed the bill — wh...
04:51, 2019-05-30

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, triggering election debate — live updates The battle lines are being drawn in the House of Commons. British lawmakers are debating whether to head to elections ahead of a key EU Brexit summit. The opposition is divided on whether to support it. Follow live here....
21:51, 2019-09-04

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
07:51, 2019-06-05

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ridesharing across the country....
00:34, 2019-09-12

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
09:00, 2019-09-10

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
05:17, 2019-06-06

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sources said. Details weren’t available, but the timing...
07:17, 2019-06-17

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both nations....
22:00, 2019-07-31

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can sue their alleged attackers. The proposal had deadlo...
12:01, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate...
19:34, 2019-06-27

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez Permanent ...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
06:17, 2019-06-19

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
22:17, 2019-07-12

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
00:00, 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
02:00, 2019-09-10

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wall was pulled to get Democratic approval....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
01:17, 2019-08-14

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border aid package (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will “reluctantly” pass the Senate version of a border funding package even though it won’t include the increased migrant protections Democrats had w...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Calif. Senate OK's athlete bill NCAA calls harmful By a 39-0 vote, California's state Senate voted Wednesday to pass the Fair Pay to Play Act. The bill now moves to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who will have 30 days to decide whether he will sign it into law....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe economic harm....
20:17, 2019-08-01

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir In Rajya Sabha Union home minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today....
13:17, 2019-07-01

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
22:51, 2019-08-01

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding to opposition from the White House, powerful Republicans, and moderates in her own party. Pelosi said she is abandoning a plan by House liberals to fu...
23:01, 2019-06-27

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

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
00:34, 2019-07-24

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic Representative Henry Cuellar said on Thursday....
00:00, 2019-06-28

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on Europe....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs."...
17:00, 2019-07-23

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipartisan acknowledgement of Russian interference in ...
23:51, 2019-06-18

MPs publish bill designed to rule out no-deal Brexit on 31 October– live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against him on BrexitTony Blair’s Brexit speech - SummaryCorbyn backs early election, but wants bill blocking no deal passed firstBoris Johnson to chair cabine...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Amit Shah To Table Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir Home Minister Amit Shah will move a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3....
09:51, 2019-07-01

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way to go before it could become law....
03:00, 2019-05-24

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

Pelosi reverses on border bill, plans vote on Senate version after GOP pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi abruptly backed down Thursday from her push to include restrictions on immigration enforcement in a must-pass border funding bill, moving instead to bring a bipartisan Senate version for a vote following intense pressure from Republicans and moderates in her own party. ...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
06:00, 2019-07-10

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey so long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New York lawmakers said the legislation passed the De...
14:34, 2019-08-06

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
13:34, 2019-07-09

In Defeat, Pelosi Agrees to Pass Senate Border Bill Without House Conditions Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, agreed to take up a Senate border spending bill without controls that liberals had demanded....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation....
18:00, 2019-07-17

California passes college athlete 'fair pay' bill Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor this week. (Sept. 13)       ...
03:34, 2019-09-14

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
04:51, 2019-06-06

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border — after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed off a competing proposal opposed by the President Trump. The 305-102 vote capped a Washington s...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
04:34, 2019-06-28

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales to the kingdom....
17:51, 2019-07-10

Expected Volcker Rule Update a Win for Large Banks An update of the Volcker rule expected next week will deliver a victory to large banks that have fought regulators’ efforts to clarify trading definitions, said people familiar with the matter....
00:00, 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate advances former Delta exec as FAA nominee The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to advance the nomination for head of the Federal Aviation Administration of a former airline executive whose handling of a whistleblower case has come under criticism from Democrats....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fighting account....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medicare....
17:51, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker's marketing practices fueled the opioid epidemic by flooding the market with painkillers....
19:51, 2019-08-26

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added to the package....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
19:00, 2019-05-27

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse in late January, recommended on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-02

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
05:17, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
01:51, 2019-07-09

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
20:51, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-Britain's not paying Brexit bill would not be a default, S&P, Fitch say Britain's withholding of 39 billion pounds ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, the top credit-rating agencies say, though lawyers warn it would be highly damaging....
18:34, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Britain not paying Brexit bill would not be default, S&P, Fitch say Britain's withholding the 39 billion pounds ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, the top credit-rating agencies said....
14:51, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:01, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Canada tackles flight overbooking with passenger bill of rights All airlines flying in and out of Canada will be required to compensate travelers for incidents like denied boarding or lost luggage, starting on July 15, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said at Pearson International Airport outside Toronto on Friday....
21:01, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
16:34, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-Ohio governor signs bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's governor signed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors - Davis-Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which has said it would shut the mone...
02:51, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
13:51, 2019-05-29

GE needs to end infighting, fix quality, tighten management: CEO General Electric Co, once seen as the epitome of corporate greatness, is trying to end infighting between its divisions, tighten up management and fix quality problems in its products, Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said on Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Friday morning presser, although there was no visible increase in the number of soldiers and personnel in the bord...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Colorado county first in state to tighten oil and gas regulations Adams County on Tuesday became the first in Colorado to adopt new oil and gas regulations since the state passed a law that bolstered local control over fossil fuel development....
01:17, 2019-09-04

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
18:17, 2019-07-24

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
16:17, 2019-06-10

Mexico: Security lax at 68 border crossings, vows to tighten Mexico’s president acknowledged Friday that controls are lax at dozens of crossings at the country’s southern border, vowing to correct the situation amid U.S. pressure to crack down on migration from Central America...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Why gun-loving Switzerland voted to tighten restrictions on firearms REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Earlier this year, Swiss voters approved changes to the country's gun laws by a very comfortable majority of 63.7%. Gun ownership and use is widespread in Switzerland, which has military conscription and where hunting and shooting sports are popular. Visit Business Insider's...
00:51, 2019-08-06

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in municipalities losing free service....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
12:51, 2019-08-08

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza....
06:34, 2019-09-14

Slovakia's new parties cry foul as lawmakers tighten financing rules Slovakia's parliament on Thursday rushed through draft legislation tightening campaign financing rules, a move seen by new parties as the ruling coalition's strike against rivals before next year's general elections....
19:00, 2019-06-27

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
08:17, 2019-06-08

Orbán deploys Christianity with a twist to tighten grip in Hungary Hungary’s far-right leader using Christian message to justify his immigration policy“Europe can ignore or deny or struggle against its own identity and its Christian roots. But by doing so the society commits suicide,” said László Kiss-Rigó, the bishop of Szeged, as he drove into Budapest on a recen...
11:34, 2019-07-14

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
11:51, 2019-07-22

| Djokovic, Federer, Nadal primed to tighten Wimbledon grip Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to dethrone the sport's A-list stars....
13:34, 2019-06-30

U.S. Sanctions Tighten Putin's Circle, Extend Kremlin's Reach When U.S. sanctions forced Western banks to call in more than $200 million in loans from Oleg Deripaska’s automobile manufacturer last year, the Russian tycoon turned to a deep-pocketed backer to bail him out: the Kremlin....
15:17, 2019-09-11

Tammy Abraham revels up front but Chelsea need to tighten up at the back Striker is profiting from Chelsea’s openness in attack as he showed in the 5-2 win at Wolves but it is leaving them vulnerable in defenceYouth products scoring goals. A verve and excitement in forward areas. Goals, fun, joy. It was all there for Chelsea at Wolves on Saturday. Fikayo Tomori was a rev...
22:51, 2019-09-15

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Central American neighbors....
02:51, 2019-06-06

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Protesters shut down California's legislature as bills tighten vaccine exemptions Activists take over state capitol and demonstrate outside governor’s office as he signs measuresActivists shut down both chambers of the California state legislature with protests and chanting against a set of bills seeking to tighten school vaccine exemptions.Protesters on Monday took over the hall...
07:34, 2019-09-10

Democrats press Trump, GOP to tighten gun controls after Odessa mass shooting Saturday’s mass shooting brought to more than 50 the number of people killed in such incidents in August alone. President Trump said Sunday that the shooting “really hasn’t changed anything” about his view on gun legislation....
07:51, 2019-09-02

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email containing sensitive information and stronger encryptio...
20:00, 2019-07-15

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods. Andrés Manuel López Obrador...
23:34, 2019-06-01

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace that has settled in some parts of the country.The government recently blew up several properties in t...
21:51, 2019-06-08

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, prompting condemnation from Seoul....
14:00, 2019-07-01

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday....
11:00, 2019-06-30

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, prompting condemnation from Seoul....
11:00, 2019-07-01

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to voters....
04:17, 2019-09-13

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
16:00, 2019-08-12

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
19:00, 2019-07-10

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
23:00, 2019-09-05

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors, Gates has been celebrated by world leaders and cu...
10:00, 2019-08-30

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip, accord...
21:17, 2019-07-04

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront of worker organizing in the tech industry, organi...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Division 2 Update: Server Status down as Ubisoft reveals big Title Update 5 news Division 2 Maintenance is coming today with a new update for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Here's all the changes you can expect, following some big Title Update 5 info during the State of Play livestream....
09:34, 2019-07-11

The Division 2 TU5 Patch Notes Confirmed: Title Update 5 DLC update changes revealed Ubisoft has revealed the patch notes for The Division 2, revealing the headline changes for that are coming along with the newest DLC update - here's what you need to know....
15:00, 2019-07-23

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to sunscreen....
23:17, 2019-08-01

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Hayu or the Kids pass, Now TV's latest deal has got you covered. The great thing about Now TV is that it allows you to ...
17:34, 2019-09-09

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
06:34, 2019-08-09

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes 1.09 Confirmed: Gunner Title Update is live on PS4, Xbox The Division 2 Title Update 4 Patch Notes have now been shared along with more details on how to unlock the Gunner Specialization. Here's everything you need to know....
20:00, 2019-06-18

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
19:34, 2019-07-02

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Construction worker killed in accident at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at Disneyland. Authorities say the man was working around a trench at a backstage area at 3:19 a.m. Thursday and was hit by a large steel plate after a piece of equipment accidentally struck a cross beam and knocked it down. Anah...
07:51, 2019-08-30

UK consular worker Simon Cheng has been freed Police in Luohu, a district of Shenzhen, confirmed Simon Cheng's release on Saturday. He was freed "upon completing his term of detention" on August 24, police said in a statement posted to social media....
11:17, 2019-08-24

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped its enclosure....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claimed she was repeatedly raped and forced to perform v...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
21:51, 2019-06-05

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in the country's restive east, local media reports....
09:00, 2019-09-07

U.S. Worker Productivity Is Revised Downward Slightly The improvement in U.S. worker productivity was slightly less robust than initially estimated in the first quarter, though the year-over-year gain was still the best in nearly a decade....
15:34, 2019-06-06

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
14:51, 2019-07-17

MTA worker secretly kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig An MTA worker was busted secretly holding onto his previous job with the USPS for months after he was hired — admitting he wanted to see if he liked the new role before giving it up, a watchdog report says. Carlyle Aris of Brooklyn began working as a track cleaner for New York City Transit......
02:34, 2019-08-09

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to two years in prison. Eliana Bauta, 36, admitted t...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Investigators say former DPS worker stole guns, ammo PHOENIX – A former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Public Crime Lab Firearms Section has been indicted on fraud and theft charges. According to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, investigators believe Todd Whittard, 52, stole items that belonged to the department during his e...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Xbox One UPDATE: Major Games Pass News as Microsoft release July 2019 console update Microsoft has announced some exciting news for the Xbox Game Pass in its July Update - a much-needed new feature is coming to a console near you very soon....
17:17, 2019-07-09

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
21:51, 2019-07-02

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
14:51, 2019-06-12

Canada passes law to speed pardons for pot possession The Canadian government passed a law late on Wednesday that would allow its citizens with a criminal record for marijuana possession to be pardoned without any cost and expedite a process that previously could take up a decade....
18:00, 2019-06-20

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
15:00, 2019-07-11

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbrook....
21:51, 2019-07-19

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which puts an emphasis on creating a "player-first experi...
19:17, 2019-06-23

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
03:00, 2019-09-12

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover more of Europe; it covered 21 countries, including...
18:51, 2019-06-22

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Islamist militants kidnap at least one NGO worker in Nigeria, sources say Islamist insurgents have kidnapped at least one person working for an international aid organization, Action Against Hunger, in northeastern Nigeria, sources said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-07-19

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had ever considered leaving the UK behind and continu...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Chinese dissidents are being executed for their organs, former hospital worker says Zheng Qiaozhi — we will call him George — still has nightmares. He was interning at China’s Shenyang Army General Hospital when he was drafted to be part of an organ-harvesting team. The prisoner was brought in, tied hand and foot, but very much alive. The army doctor in charge sliced him open from ...
17:00, 2019-06-01

Man threatens to harm worker’s child during bodega robbery Cops are looking for a man who threatened to harm a Brooklyn bodega worker’s child, then swiped hundreds of dollars from her after she refused to break his $100 bill. The stranger entered Blanquita’s Deli & Grocery on 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst twice shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May...
01:51, 2019-06-06

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
22:17, 2019-08-12

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Facebook Thursday that the Statesville worker is no ...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Kosovo releases Russian U.N. worker detained by police Kosovo released a Russian national working for the United Nations on Tuesday, the United Nations mission in Kosovo said, after Moscow demanded that Pristina release him....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Bullring worker gored to death at Spanish festival Horrifying footage shows a huge bull charging straight at a bullring worker — killing him instantly as he was gored through the neck. The bull ran out in front of cheering spectators on Sunday at an annual festival in Zamora, Spain, after being released by a torilero, the name for workers who open t...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Bodega worker fatally stabbed after confrontation outside store An upper Manhattan bodega worker was fatally stabbed following a confrontation outside the store Wednesday night, police said. The 28-year-old man was stabbed in the chest during an argument with a group of people gathered outside of Dyckman Kwik Stop in Inwood about 8 p.m., police said. Before the ...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arrested Monday and has since been released from jail...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
21:17, 2019-07-08

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
07:34, 2019-05-29

Saudi princess tried in absentia over alleged attack on worker Princess Hassa accused of getting bodyguard to beat man for taking photo in Paris homeThe sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia is going on trial in absentia in Paris accused of conspiring to kidnap and beat a worker who was refurbishing her luxury apartment in Paris.Hassa bint Salman’s French ...
21:17, 2019-07-09

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
07:00, 2019-06-22

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her a bike, after her online callout to find the man who brought her joy went viral.Mevan Babakar, 29, lived in a refugee camp in the Netherlands after s...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Uber Says It Will Not Change Driver Status Under California Gig-Worker Law The company said that a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors does not apply to its drivers....
00:00, 2019-09-12

UK extremely concerned about jailed British-Iranian aid worker Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters from a "crazed and desperate" attacker and said he's looking forward to clearing his name....
19:51, 2019-08-20

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames coming out of a manhole. Arizona Public Service Co....
17:51, 2019-07-01

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini Allison, triggered an internal investigation, two...
20:51, 2019-08-13

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Hotel worker 'prevents potential mass shooting' A potential mass shooting may have been prevented in California after a hotel employee reported a disgruntled colleague who had threatened to shoot everyone he saw in the building, police have said....
04:17, 2019-08-23

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on supporters to surround government headquarters if their d...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Olive Garden serves up never-ending pasta passes Earlier this summer, Dustin & Suzie sang a duet to Neverending Story… Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
01:17, 2019-08-13

Trainee pilot lands plane after instructor passes out Piloting a plane as it soars above the clouds is a dream for many people, but it quickly turned into the stuff of nightmares for one man in Australia....
19:51, 2019-09-02

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
07:34, 2019-06-12

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
10:34, 2019-07-19

Which football team have completed the most passes in a match? | The Knowledge Plus: refs sharing names with teams they are officiating and more odd uses for football groundsMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Any ideas on the most completed passes ever recorded in a football match?” asks Charlie Welton.Despite locking all our finest boffins into rooms tasked with...
15:51, 2019-09-04

Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics | Arwa Mahdawi The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis picturesSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:00, 2019-09-07

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials say....
10:17, 2019-08-31

Bury expelled from EFL, Bolton given extension as deadline passes "Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after 125 years of membership due to the financial problems at the club and their failure to find a buyer."...
07:34, 2019-08-28

| Bolton, Bury fans on tenterhooks as deadline passes Fans of former FA Cup winners Bolton Wanderers and Bury are waiting anxiously to hear if their clubs were to be expelled from the English Football League....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Bury and Bolton face EFL expulsion as deadline passes "Bury and Bolton Wanderers both face expulsion from the EFL after the passing of Tuesday\u0027s 5pm deadline for any potential buyers to complete a deal."...
21:00, 2019-08-27

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
05:17, 2019-07-14

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
15:51, 2019-07-11

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s likely to get. The measure would help young migrants ...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Bury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passes • C&N Sporting Risk cites mortgage problem and ‘overall state’• Bury and Bolton: two of oldest clubs face expulsionBury are facing expulsion from the English Football League after 125 years of continuous membership because of the collapse of a last‑minute proposed deal to buy the club. Bury’s owner,...
20:34, 2019-08-27

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
04:51, 2019-05-24

Clayton Kershaw passes Sandy Koufax in one key milestone LOS ANGELES — Rookie Will Smith hit his first career grand slam, and Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax on the Dodgers’ career strikeouts list while throwing six strong innings in Los Angeles’ 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night. Cody Bellinger hit his first homer in...
10:00, 2019-08-02

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
23:17, 2019-06-12

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
00:34, 2019-06-29

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
10:51, 2019-07-02

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its highest position in the sky, giving the longest perio...
02:00, 2019-06-17

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” has crushed the competition at the box office including the critically acclaimed teen comedy “Book...
19:17, 2019-05-26

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
06:00, 2019-07-12

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
08:34, 2019-07-17

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen little gain, as it has become more difficult to buy a first home....
18:34, 2019-08-30

Student pilot lands plane after his instructor passes out A student pilot has averted a tragedy by landing a plane single-handed after his instructor passed out at the controls. Australian Max Sylvester took control of the two-seater Cessna and was guided in to land by air traffic control Saturday. “Do you know how to operate the airplane?” an unidentified...
10:51, 2019-09-03

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away appeared first on Boxing News....
12:17, 2019-08-17

Husband charged with murder of United Nations aid worker, report The husband of a United Nations worker killed at her family home in Fiji last month has been charged with one count of murder, according to Suva police....
20:00, 2019-08-11

Cal State Fullerton suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of co-worker A Cal State Fullerton staffer was arrested in the fatal stabbing of his co-worker after spending two days on the run, police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo, 51, was cuffed at his home in Huntington Beach Wednesday at about 10:15 p.m., Fullerton Police Chief Robert Dunn said in a press conference. Authorit...
08:00, 2019-08-23

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana say a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree murder. Bond was set at $250,000. Authorities say the...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at about 7 a.m. when they picked up a black plastic ba...
20:17, 2019-06-14

Worker at New Zealand company brings clown to firing meeting A New Zealand man who was told he could bring someone along for support to a meeting where he expected to be fired spent more than $100 hiring a professional clown....
23:00, 2019-09-13

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon...
06:34, 2019-05-29

Drunk driver gets up to 9 years for fatally hitting co-worker in Brooklyn Leonel Ortega-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Brooklyn Supreme Court earlier this month and was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Homeless man arrested in disturbing machete attack on deli worker A homeless man was picked up hours after allegedly hacking at a helpless deli worker with a machete in Hells Kitchen, police said Sunday. Rigoberto Reyes, 57, was arrested just after 2 p.m. Saturday on charges of assault, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tressing passing, according to po...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Assam BJP Worker Gets Himanta Biswa's Photo Tattooed, Calls Him "God" A BJP worker in Assam took political fandom to another level and got a picture of state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tattooed on his forearm. Another BJP worker recently shared pictures of it on......
21:51, 2019-08-22

Ex-‘Lion King’ puppet worker plans to sue city over 3-D gun bust The Brooklyn resident says he told cops that the gun he was making would be “completely non-functioning,” and a detective acknowledged it was merely “a prop of a firearm."...
01:01, 2019-06-17

Pissed-off worker urinates on Birds Eye’s pea production line in England A worker at a frozen foods plant in Britain apparently gave the ultimate “piss-off” to his employer. A video that appears to show a stream of urine washing over peas on a production line with the caption “Boycot birdseye peas” [sic] sparked an investigation at the plant in Hu...
03:00, 2019-08-11

BJP Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting Jai Shri Ram, Dies: Party The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanting ''Jai Shri Ram''. Trinamool termed the......
19:51, 2019-07-06

"Not Elected To Clean Toilets": Pragya Thakur On BJP Worker's Complaint Pragya Singh Thakur, a first-time BJP parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh, has told party workers that she "wasn't elected to get drains and toilets cleaned", a statement that many saw as arrogant and......
09:34, 2019-07-22

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, Party Says "Trinamool Goons" Behind It A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Kenneth Saal arrested in murder of co-worker Carolyn Byington A New Jersey man has been arrested in the murder of his 26-year-old co-worker, more than two months after she was found dead in her apartment, prosecutors said Thursday. Kenneth Saal, 30, is accused of killing Carolyn Byington when she went home for lunch on June 10. He was arrested at his home in L...
01:17, 2019-08-23

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Shop worker's body found behind freezer 10 years after disappearance Ten years after going missing, a supermarket worker has been found dead in a gap behind a freezer in the store - where he is thought to have taken a break....
21:17, 2019-07-23

Woman threw hot coffee on McDonald’s worker during fight: cops A Baltimore woman threw a cup of hot coffee on a Brooklyn McDonald’s worker Thursday morning after the employee asked her to take her feet off the restaurant furniture, police said. Christine George, 69, was sitting inside the McDonald’s at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Social worker banned from work after pursuing abuse victim for sex A social worker who repeatedly called and messaged a vulnerable domestic abuse victim to tell her he was looking for a girlfriend has been suspended from the profession for a year....
15:00, 2019-09-09

China: British consulate worker Simon Cheng released The 28-year old had been in Chinese custody for more than two weeks. He had been accused of violating public security management regulations while in the city of Shenzhen, just across the bay from Hong Kong....
10:51, 2019-08-24

Missing Bronx junkyard worker’s body found after fire The body of a missing worker was found at the scene of a Bronx junkyard fire Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The worker had been unaccounted for since the blaze broke out at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the New England Used Auto Parts on Boston Road in Eastchester, according to the FDNY. His injuries w...
04:34, 2019-09-07

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Shortly Rahul Gandhi will appear in a court in Mumbai shortly in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS......
08:17, 2019-07-04

DNA test proves care worker is heir to sprawling £50m estate A struggling care worker has inherited one of Britain's finest country estates after he was found to be the illegitimate son of the property's previous aristocratic owner who died last year....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Rahul Gandhi Pleads Not Guilty In Defamation Case By RSS Worker Rahul Gandhi has pleaded not guilty ina defamation case filed by an RSS worker over his comments allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the "BJP-RSS ideology"....
08:17, 2019-07-04

Northern Territory mine worker buried under collapsing wall Major operation under way at Bootu Creek to find 59-year-old man from DarwinA worker has been buried in soil and rock after a wall collapse at a mine in the Northern Territory.A major operation has been under way to find the 59-year-old Darwin man at the Bootu Creek mine, about 110km north of Tennan...
07:17, 2019-08-26

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Chinese Man Allegedly Pushed Pak Worker Into Furnace In Anger, Arrested A Chinese national was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday for allegedly pushing a Pakistani worker into a burning furnace in Punjab province for failing to comprehend his instructions, triggering......
18:34, 2019-05-22

Worker confidence in finding a new job has hit a six-year high, but it might be a 'turning point' A recent Fedsurvey showed that workers' confidence for finding a new job was the highest since the central bank started keeping track in June 2013....
00:51, 2019-06-18

Worker falls to his death after box truck slams into his cherry picker A worker fell to his death when a box truck slammed into his cherry picker in Queens early Thursday morning, police said. The 59-year-old worker was fixing a street light when a man driving the 2018 truck struck the arm of the cherry picker, around 2:45 a.m near Goldsmith Street and Grand Avenue in ...
16:51, 2019-09-12

GM plots temp-worker push with UAW still seething over doomed plants GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
12:34, 2019-06-19

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
17:17, 2019-08-18

Police: Worker finds suspected fentanyl in ice cream freezer SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Routine maintenance on a South Carolina convenience store’s ice cream freezer reportedly turned up a hidden stash of what authorities believe is the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl. Authorities say a maintenance worker found aluminum foil pieces containing an “u...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Police tell KNXV-TV 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez was taken into custody without incident early Tues...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Carnival worker accused of groping Montana police detective Prosecutors say a carnival worker accused of sexually assaulting women and a girl at the Montana State Fair last year was arrested after he groped an off-duty police detective who had training as a special victims unit officer....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Man slugs MTA worker in random attack inside Harlem station New video released by police shows the moment an irate straphanger slugged an MTA worker in an unprovoked attack in Harlem. The man was acting erratically as he slipped past the red tape stretched across the turnstiles inside the 1 train station at 145th Street and Broadway around 3:30 a.m. Saturday...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
06:00, 2019-08-09

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
17:17, 2019-08-22

Ex-Google worker fears 'killer robots' could cause mass atrocities Engineer who quit over military drone project warns AI might also accidentally start a warA new generation of autonomous weapons or “killer robots” could accidentally start a war or cause mass atrocities, a former top Google software engineer has warned.Laura Nolan, who resigned from Google last yea...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Stadium worker attacked on way home among four dead in just 48 hours in London A young man on his way home from work is believed to have been gunned down in a park last night, making him the fourth person to be murdered in a weekend of bloodshed....
20:17, 2019-07-08

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
17:17, 2019-06-11

Documents: Nursing home worker stole jewelry from patient OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Charging documents say a suburban Kansas City nursing home worker stole rings valued at nearly $10,000 from a 99-year-old dementia patient by using lotion to slip them from the woman’s hands in the middle of the night. The Kansas City Star reports that 23-year-old Le...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways to stimulate a weak economy....
01:34, 2019-07-22

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard-Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard-Rogers, 31, found out his father was the aristocrat Charles Rogers after his ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliveries in a residential area of Shreveport, around ...
05:34, 2019-06-23

Husband of aid worker jailed in Iran says his wife is being used as ‘bargaining chip’ Richard Ratcliffe calls what Iran is doing “hostage diplomacy.” He has been on a hunger strike for 12 days. Camped outside the Iranian Embassy in London, his message is simple: His wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, must be freed.  ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.        ...
09:01, 2019-06-23

Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save choking boy One Chick-fil-A employee in Georgia said he’s feeling like a “hero” after leaping through a drive-thru window to save a young boy from choking. On Wednesday, Logan Simmons was working the drive-thru of the chicken-centric chain’s Stonebridge Village location in Flowery Branch when he heard a woman i...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Wendy's worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Arizona DPS trooper arrested for allegedly threatening to kill co-worker PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill another employee of the agency. DPS officials say Edward Swan made the threat in front of his supervisor during a meeting last Friday. The 48-year-old Swan was taken into...
03:34, 2019-08-01

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I'm an Amazon worker and this is why I'm joining the climate strike On 20 September, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out of their offices to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amazon have been organizing to push the company to radically reduce its carbon emissions. Yesterday, the...
11:00, 2019-09-10

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas Marshall, posted two memos widely within the company, urging mass action by employees to pressure management to cease the sale of firearms. Now, ...
09:17, 2019-08-07

Former campground worker charged after holding gun during confrontation with black couple A white former campground worker has been charged after she holding a gun while confronting an African American, according to media reports.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Pair of asteroids make early-morning passes of Earth If you’re reading this, the Earth is intact. That’s good news, since a pair of asteroids made some reasonably close approaches to our planet this morning. The rocks, named 2019 QS and 2019 OU1, both safely sped past Earth on their way around the Sun. Of the two rocks, QS is the smallest,...
09:34, 2019-08-29

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Europe's rail passes are affordable again — and much less confusing Europe's rail passes underwent some sweeping changes this year that have made them an affordable option again, and much less confusing to shop for.       ...
15:17, 2019-09-11

Indian Army Expedition Climbs World's 8 Highest Passes An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh as a part of the AMC Motorcycle Expedition, the......
01:00, 2019-09-08

Trainee Pilot Lands Plane After Instructor Passes Out In Australia An Australian man venturing into the skies for a first flying lesson has been forced to make an "amazing" solo landing after his instructor blacked out mid-flight....
11:51, 2019-09-02

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6m short of the 2020 target.The government-owned co...
04:00, 2019-07-24

Bills' 28-year-old rookie passes on rugby to give NFL a try Buffalo Bills running back Christian Wade passed on a successful rugby career in England to give the NFL a try as a 28-year-old rookie       ...
06:51, 2019-08-10

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
16:34, 2019-07-08

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
14:51, 2019-07-21

Deutsche Bank passes Fed stress test in boost for its U.S. operations Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday passed an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, clearing a second hurdle at a critical time for the German lender in tests administered by the U.S. central bank that measure banks' ability to weather a major economic downturn....
22:51, 2019-06-27

England batsman Jason Roy passes concussion test for Headingley •A follow-up check on the eve of the Test still needed •Surrey’s in-form Ollie Pope heads to Leeds on standbyEngland batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit in the nets before the third Ashes Test at Headingley.The 29-year-old was struck by a throw-down from former England ope...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
21:34, 2019-07-24

Norris passes probation as McLaren stay unchanged for 2020 McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz next year....
19:51, 2019-07-09

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
01:51, 2019-06-28

Jailed British-Iranian Worker Sent To Hospital Psychiatric Ward In Tehran Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday....
00:51, 2019-07-18

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
17:00, 2019-07-04

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
18:00, 2019-07-19

She tried to steal a newborn by impersonating a social worker, police say. She wound up in jail. A woman allegedly impersonated a social worker to try to take a 1-week-old away from the mother, police say. She was charged with attempted kidnapping....
00:51, 2019-06-11

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released, his family said on Saturday, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks.“Simon [Chen...
07:17, 2019-08-24

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
12:17, 2019-08-09

| Tokyo Olympic construction race raises worker safety questions As Tokyo 2020 Olympics preparations enter their final stage, activists and workers groups say speedy venue construction has had dangerous consequences....
09:17, 2019-07-25

Masked man seen attacking Philadelphia gas station worker with hammer during robbery, police say Police in Pennsylvania are looking for a man seen on surveillance video attacking a gas station worker with a hammer during a robbery, investigators said....
06:34, 2019-09-06

Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a union group representing workers at Brazil's indigenous protection agency FUNAI, on Sunday....
04:34, 2019-09-09

Delaware day care worker charged with murder in death of 4-month-old under her watch (NBC News) — A 19-year-old old day care worker in Delaware has been charged with murder in the death of an infant under her watch. Police responded to a call of an unresponsive 4-month-old girl on Thursday at the Little People Child Development Center in Bear, Delaware, a town just southwest o...
07:00, 2019-09-09

Florida day care worker charged in death of 2-year-old left in hot van, officials say A Florida day care worker, who reportedly failed to follow protocol and switched off a safety alarm in the van she was driving, has been charged in the July death of a 2-year-old boy who'd been left in the sweltering vehicle for hours....
08:00, 2019-09-09

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa. A cruise ship crew member saw the woman fall into......
19:34, 2019-06-21

Florida cop Lester Brown charged for battering handcuffed migrant worker A Florida cop was charged with battery after he got caught on police station surveillance video shoving a handcuffed prisoner face-first into a concrete wall, the Miami Herald is reporting. Homestead Police Officer Lester Brown could be seen in the December 2018 video escorting a cuffed migrant work...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:34, 2019-06-07

A Dozen Cows Found Dead Near BJP Worker's 'Gaushala' In Madhya Pradesh More than a dozen cows were found dead in a swamp close to a 'gaushala' (home for cows) owned and operated by BJP leader Varun Agarwal in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh earlier this week...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Who wants to see Seann William Scott as a social worker-turned-serial killer? Seann William Scott is often the best part of whatever movie he’s in, so we’re going to go ahead and be optimistic about Bloodline, a new Blumhouse thriller in which he plays Evan, a social worker with a penchant for killing his client’s tormentors....
22:51, 2019-08-07

Yorkie halts neighborhood’s mail service after biting postal worker DANVILLE, Va. — A Virginia neighborhood had its mail service disrupted for about three weeks after a Yorkshire terrier bit a postal carrier. The Danville Register and Bee reports that the neighborhood is one of two in Danville to have mail service disrupted recently because of dog bites. The second ...
06:34, 2019-08-05

Bradley Wiggins takes degree to pursue new career as a social worker • 2012 Tour winner wants to put sporting success behind him• ‘I don’t give a shit about my cycling career. I’m detached from it’Sir Bradley Wiggins has revealed he is taking a degree in social work as he looks to redefine himself after his cycling career.The 39-year-old was the first Briton to win t...
14:00, 2019-08-27

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
07:51, 2019-05-23

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Holiday Inn Express worker’s classy response to racial slur goes viral This Holiday Inn Express employee’s calm response to a guest who called him a racial slur has the internet cheering for him. Craig Brooks, 26, recorded his encounter Sunday night with a woman at the chain in Austin, Texas, after hearing her call him the N-word over the phone, Business Insider ...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behind bars for raping two young boys in a small villag...
00:51, 2019-07-10

Congress Worker Threatens Suicide Over Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Resign A Congress worker threatened to commit suicide by trying to hang himself from a tree outside the party's headquarters in Delhi if Rahul Gandhi does not take back his resignation as party president....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex — after bringing a child-size pink dress and condoms to the “encounter” that was actually set up by an undercover federal agent, authorities said. Frederick Pohl, 40, of Clermont, Fla., believed he had been chatting onl...
23:34, 2019-05-24

Trinamool Worker Allegedly Beaten To Death In Bengal's Cooch Behar A Trinamool Congress worker died after he was allegedly thrashed by a group of men in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on Wednesday, two days after another Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead in Kolkata....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Government worker had sex with White House staffer on rooftop, probe finds A former General Services Administration manager had oral sex with a White House staffer on the rooftop of the agency’s headquarters and drank alcohol in his office, according to an inspector general report. Former GSA associate administrator Brennan Hart admitted to investigators that he escorted a...
18:51, 2019-08-23

Alaska Airlines investigating video of worker throwing bags from plane Alaska Airlines is looking into a May incident after video footage was shared of a worker carelessly throwing luggage from the airplane onto a cart below. The video, which was reportedly taken May 16 and shared to social media, shows the worker tossing several pieces of luggage from a plane at Los A...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Help Wanted: Banff and Lake Louise battling chronic worker shortage Employers in the hospitality industry in Banff and Lake Louise say they are missing out on huge revenue potential due to a lack of workers to fill vacancies....
23:00, 2019-05-24

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking legal battle against the use of the technology.Suppor...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash Threaten Ballot Fight Over California Gig-Worker Law The battle over a California bill that could upend the business models of companies that rely on gig workers intensified when three companies threatened to spend a combined $90 million on a ballot measure if a deal can’t be reached this year....
07:17, 2019-08-30

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told the BBC on Saturday....
15:00, 2019-06-29

Woman arrested after giving fast food worker swig of cognac PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman in the drive-thru of an Oregon Taco Bell poured Hennessy cognac into the mouth of an employee – then was arrested by a police officer who happened to be behind her in line. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Washington County Sheriff’s sergeant w...
10:51, 2019-07-25

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by reselling old tickets and keeping sight-seers’ entrance ...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Worker drove pickup owned by Jennifer Dulos’ husband the day she went missing A new twist emerged Thursday in the case of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos. A truck owned by her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, was in her town of New Canaan the day she disappeared almost three weeks ago — but he wasn’t behind the wheel, a new report revealed. Instead, one of the real esta...
05:51, 2019-06-14

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
03:17, 2019-08-23

Cops release footage of suspect in ‘beloved’ bodega worker’s stabbing The suspect is wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans and white sneakers in one of the two clips, which were released separately by police late Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-23

MTA worker stole toilet paper and other taxpayer-funded items: watchdog Inventory control clerk File Gjidoda also swiped paint brushes, paint trays, tools and batteries from the Croton Yard in Westchester County where she worked for use at her family’s rental properties, MTA Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny's office said in its report. Gjidoda's penchant for thievery w...
06:00, 2019-08-21

Walmart Worker Calls for a Strike Until the Company Stops Selling Guns Following the El Paso, Texas, shooting in which a gunman murdered at least 22 people inside a Walmart this weekend, Thomas Marshall, one of the Walmart’s e-commerce category specialists, has sent a mass email, urging workers to engage in a “‘sick out’ general strike” today in an effort to pressure t...
19:51, 2019-08-06

Police: City worker kills 12 in Virginia Beach; suspect dead VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a longtime city employee wielding a .45-caliber handgun with a suppressor fatally shot 12 people on three floors of a municipal building in Virginia Beach before police shot him. Four other people were wounded in Friday’s shooting, including a police ...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Google the latest company to face worker revolt over immigration policy Employees urged the tech giant not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees specifically because of US immigration policy.More than 1,300 Google workers have signed a petit...
22:51, 2019-08-23

The World's Largest Camera Collection Belongs to a Government Worker in Mumbai Dilish Parekh is a jeweler and government employee in Mumbai and he has the largest collection of cameras in the world. Collecting cameras for over 40 years he’s amassed an enormous collection that includes everything from rangefinders like the Leica to a camera worn on a wrist like a watch to a Can...
20:51, 2019-09-11

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is extremely concerned by reports a British consulate official was detained in China after reportedly telling his girlfriend "pray for me"....
15:51, 2019-08-20

Saudi Princess Convicted in France of Ordering Bodyguard to Beat Worker A French court convicted the sister of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering her bodyguard to assault a workman who said he was beaten in her luxury apartment and forced to kiss the princess’s feet....
05:17, 2019-09-13

On Camera, BJP Worker Thrashes Toll Booth Employee In Madhya Pradesh A village-level BJP functionary was caught on camera beating up a toll employee on the Indore-Ujjain road in Madhya Pradesh. A police official said the fight happened due to a dispute over the toll......
19:00, 2019-09-09

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector General Wednesday says subway signal maintainer Henry...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Cellphone store worker won’t be charged for fatally shooting armed robber Dramatic video footage trumpeted by the NRA showed the suspect holding a handgun wearing a hood as she strolled into a Metro PCS store last week, throwing something onto the employee’s desk. The store worker almost immediately reaches for his own handgun — dropping the suspect with his f...
14:17, 2019-09-02

Grocery store worker busted trying to snap photo up customer’s skirt A creepy Long Island supermarket worker was busted for trying to snap a photo up a customer’s skirt — a sick act he’s pulled off several times before, police said Friday. The woman had just left Kolsave Market in North Lawrence around 12:20 p.m. Thursday when 20-year-old Jose Santana beg...
17:17, 2019-08-23

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The lawsuit alleges the Los Angeles compa...
02:34, 2019-06-09

NJ murder victim was stabbed multiple times by co-worker: court docs The New Jersey accountant charged in the lunch-break slaying of his co-worker allegedly stabbed the victim several times — then fretted to colleagues about being arrested, according to new court papers. Employees at marketing firm Engine Group in Princeton told investigators they picked up on ...
01:17, 2019-08-23

Devoted grocery store worker fired for chasing shoplifter kills himself A British supermarket worker once commended for his “outstanding service” killed himself a week after he was fired for leaving his post to chase a shoplifter, according to a new report. Shaun Winstanley, 49, from Staining near Blackpool, Lancashire, worked as a customer assistant at the Tesco Expres...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Postal worker, 15-year-old student are among the victims killed in Texas shooting These are the stories that have emerged about those killed in Odessa, Texas. Victims ranged in age from 15 to 57. Twenty-two others were injured.        ...
08:51, 2019-09-02

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic was not allowed to wear his hat on court on Friday but taking away his crown is going to be a far harder task. The defending champion faced his first significant test again...
04:51, 2019-07-06