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House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman

Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman

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House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman The conservative House Freedom Caucus has a new leader.The hard-line group has elected Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) to be the new Freedom Caucus chief, replacing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.).Meadows, a founding Freedom Caucus member and one of President Donald Trump’s closest allies on Capitol Hill, will...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends,” but he “didn’t wa...
04:34, 2019-06-11

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative group.Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the top Republican on t...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses, Fox News has learned. Amash, sp...
09:34, 2019-06-11

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
00:17, 2019-09-15

Austria’s Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as new leader Austria’s far-right Freedom Party has elected former minister and presidential candidate Norbert Hofer as its leader as it seeks to return to power in a Sept. 29 national election...
15:34, 2019-09-14

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
12:00, 2019-09-14

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill, cited fisca...
06:51, 2019-07-24

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
01:17, 2019-07-11

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
12:51, 2019-05-23

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections....
16:34, 2019-05-25

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections. BJP pres...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Mark Meadows: House Intel Dems held open hearing to 'try to resurrect the Mueller narrative' House Democrats held an open hearing on the Mueller report for the purpose of reinvigorating their "narrative" against President Trump, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. claimed....
04:51, 2019-06-13

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:51, 2019-06-04

The DNC Is Rejecting Iowa’s Virtual Caucus Plans, Thereby Screwing Up the First 2020 Caucus At least two sources told the Des Moines Register that the Democratic National Committee is poised to reject Iowa’s plan for virtual caucuses, which means the nation’s first 2020 presidential caucus could get incredibly screwed up. The decision came after a meeting of the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Comm...
07:51, 2019-08-30

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see from it.” Amash, who had been the only Repub...
05:51, 2019-07-09

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
17:51, 2019-08-02

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a boost to the party’s growing pro-impeachment wing. The progressive caucus would become the first fac...
02:17, 2019-09-11

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other freshman lawmakers....
01:51, 2019-07-14

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
15:51, 2019-06-10

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Exiting Puerto Rico governor says Pierluisi will succeed him after House approval Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Friday said the lawyer who formerly represented the bankrupt island in the U.S. Congress will take over when he resigns following street protests over corruption investigations and profane text messages....
00:00, 2019-08-03

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
10:51, 2019-05-30

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election....
21:34, 2019-05-29

House judiciary chairman says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Nadler also said that former special counsel Robert Mueller's recent hearings before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling represented an "inflection point."...
19:17, 2019-07-31

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
23:17, 2019-07-01

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
00:00, 2019-07-11

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday....
17:51, 2019-07-21

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (LNG) exports from a terminal on Quintana Island, Te...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
03:51, 2019-05-30

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due today....
20:51, 2019-06-19

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Proposals.The House committee session...
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal....
03:17, 2019-05-23

Rep. Biggs blasts Comey's 'audacious' response to IG report, predicts 'stark revelations' to come Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., tore into James Comey Sunday, accusing the former FBI Director of not understanding the severity of – or even the problem with – his actions, as described in a recent report from the Department of Justice’s Inspector General....
06:17, 2019-09-02

Rep. Biggs says Border Patrol morale taking hit as Congress continually 'castigates' agents Some lawmakers' continued criticism of the border patrol and its activities is taking a toll on agents' morale, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
13:00, 2019-07-06

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
10:34, 2019-06-15

Meadows goes 4 for 4 with leadoff HR, Rays top Indians 6-3 Austin Meadows led off the game with a home run and was 4 for 4 with three RBIs, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the reeling Cleveland Indians 6-3        ...
23:01, 2019-05-26

New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows Enlarge / Paul Ledger and Véronique Forbes examining the cultural horizon. (credit: Linus Girdland-Flink) L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland is famed for being a site where Norse travelers set up a colony hundreds of years before Europe at large became aware of North America's existence. The colon...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Halep's horrors abound in Flushing Meadows While the second-round match between Simona Halep and qualifier Taylor Townsend had no shortage of surprises and thrills, the outcome was all too familiar for the Romanian fourth seed -- heartbreak, once again, at the U.S. Open....
08:17, 2019-08-30

Choi, Meadows homer in Rays' 7-5 win against Padres Ji-Man Choi hit a go-ahead, two-run home run with two outs in the seventh inning and rookie Austin Meadows also connected for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 for their sixth straight win       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows delivered the big blow in a six-run third inning ag...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Meadows, Garcia homer in Rays 3-1 win over Blue Jays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows homered for the third straight game and five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw a six-hitter and beat struggling AL East rival Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday night. The second-place Rays won for the fourth straight time, improving to a season-best 13 games over ....
06:51, 2019-05-29

Meadows, Rays relievers stop O's 2-0 for doubleheader split Austin Meadows homered, seven Tampa Bay relievers combined on a five-hitter and the playoff-contending Rays blanked the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 to split a doubleheader       ...
05:51, 2019-09-04

Canada's pride Andreescu delivers on hype at Flushing Meadows Clobbering her way past her semi-final opponent Belinda Bencic at Flushing Meadows on Thursday, 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu proved she is no longer an underdog....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Mark Meadows: Declassification of Russia investigation docs ‘right around the corner’ Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said on Monday that the declassification of key documents related to the Russia investigation is "right around the corner."...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Businesses will have to accept 'short-term pain' for 'long-term gain' on Mexico tariff, Rep. Andy Biggs says President Trump's threatened tariff on Mexico would initially hurt businesses but eventually help the country in the long-term, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said on Saturday while appearing on "America's News Headquarters."...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Meadows slam, Richards' gem carry Rays past Orioles 7-1 Austin Meadows hit his first career grand slam to cap a seven-run second inning, Trevor Richards shined in his second start with Tampa Bay and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-1       ...
13:51, 2019-08-24

Mark Meadows: Russia investigation's origins 'built on a foundation of sand' The origins of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation are built on a flimsy foundation, according to House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Jazz musician Mark G. Meadows jams deep into the night on his D.C. Dream Day The D.C.-based composer, pianist and vocalist, who recently released the EP "Be the Change," also hits up some old haunts on his perfect day in the District....
23:34, 2019-07-31

Murray, Mattek-Sands retain mixed doubles crown at Flushing Meadows "Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defended their U.S. Open mixed doubles title on Saturday, defeating Taiwan\u0027s Chan Hao-Ching and New Zealand\u0027s Michael Venus in straight sets under sunny skies at Arthur Ashe Stadium."...
22:00, 2019-09-08

Meadows helps wild card-leading Rays beat Blue Jays 6-4 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - All-Star Austin Meadows hit his 27th homer, leading the Tampa Bay over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday night and maintaining the Rays' half-game lead over Oakland for the AL's top wild card....
06:34, 2019-09-06

Guatemala Elects Alejandro Giammattei as President Alejandro Giammattei, a center-right businessman and former prisons director making his fourth bid for the presidency, was elected as Guatemala’s president in a runoff election where corruption and a migration crisis were the two top issues....
08:00, 2019-08-12

Kazakhstan Elects Longtime President's Pick for Successor Authorities named a former prime minister as the winner of the oil-rich former Soviet nation’s presidential election, a vote that was marred by mass detentions and criticized by international observers....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
18:34, 2019-06-10

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
02:34, 2019-05-28

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusations of voter fraud....
13:00, 2019-09-11

Guatemala elects new president to inherit Trump migration bind Guatemalans on Sunday elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
12:51, 2019-08-11

Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout Alejandro Giammattei will inherit a nation plagued by political scandal. Guatemala is the leading country of origin of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended at the U.S. southern border....
12:34, 2019-08-12

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
23:00, 2019-07-10

Caught in Trump migration bind, Guatemala elects new president Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
01:00, 2019-08-12

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ruling party into the upcoming parliamentary elections...
22:51, 2019-07-02

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to win the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
23:51, 2019-06-09

Guatemala elects hardline president who opposes Trump immigration deal Ex-prisons chief Alejandro Giammattei says he will seek to modify controversial pact with US A conservative law and order hardliner promising to reinstate the death penalty and deploy soldiers on to the streets has been elected the new president of Guatemala.Alejandro Giammattei, 63, an ex-prisons c...
11:34, 2019-08-12

Guatemala elects president who called Trump immigration deal 'bad news' Alejandro Giammattei has criticised US president’s accord, which would turn country into buffer zone to cut migration Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has swept aside his centre-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election and inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed with the Trump administra...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
01:51, 2019-06-06

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are still pending approval....
16:00, 2019-07-03

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
00:34, 2019-06-17

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
10:17, 2019-08-31

Can ‘Succession’ Succeed Again? The cast of the Emmy-nominated HBO drama, a surprise hit in its first season, discuss the challenges of Season 2 and what’s so relatable about a family of horrible rich people....
12:17, 2019-08-08

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border funding bill next week that its own members describ...
13:34, 2019-06-21

Pelosi scrambles to tamp down Trump impeachment frenzy in caucus House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her deputies scrambled Wednesday to tamp down calls from the rank-and-file for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Trump, holding a closed-door meeting with Democrats to discuss their battles with the administration that threaten to escalate in...
19:34, 2019-05-22

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s presidential bid. Endorsements from the caucus, which cou...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
00:51, 2019-06-08

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’ long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House floor. Some lawmakers even resorted to public name-ca...
05:17, 2019-06-28

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
06:17, 2019-06-03

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
21:01, 2019-05-21

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet from @HouseDemocrats about this!...
04:34, 2019-07-20

Starhopper didn’t succeed at first, but now it will try, try again Starhopper 150-meter test. A day after SpaceX's first attempt to launch the Starhopper test vehicle to an altitude of 150 meters, the company plans to try again as early at 5pm ET Tuesday (21:00 UTC). The company went all the way through the countdown on Monday before the test vehicle's single met...
04:00, 2019-08-28

Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more Neither blockchain nor IoT are simple technologies, but the growing credibility of managed platform services makes the technical aspects less daunting. The real barriers to success are the rules and processes required to change business models and culture....
20:51, 2019-08-12

Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signing of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still much to do to challenge for the top four."...
18:51, 2019-08-02

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
23:34, 2019-06-07

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long shots challenging President Donald Trump. Canceling...
18:00, 2019-09-08

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
05:51, 2019-06-04

Behind the tragedies that helped Apollo 11 succeed The success of Apollo 11 was lauded as one of man’s greatest achievements and sparked a historic surge of support for space exploration that is being revived in modern times. But behind the headlines and an international victory tour were several devastating personal tragedies that have been partial...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Zipse to succeed Krueger as BMW boss: FAZ BMW's production chief Oliver Zipse is to become the next chief executive of the German carmaker after Harald Krueger's announcement that he was stepping down, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper reported on Friday, citing people within the company as its source....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Opinion: Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signings of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still much to do to challenge for the top four."...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Huawei's "plan B" smartphone OS: What it needs to succeed Component manufacturers around the world are cutting off Huawei following an executive order signed by President Trump. As a result, Huawei's contingency plan may see the light of day....
06:17, 2019-05-22

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed ECB's Mario Draghi The opaque process for finding a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is coming under scrutiny as the region faces economic and political turmoil....
23:01, 2019-05-27

How to wait on fantasy quarterbacks in drafts and succeed Whether you're new to fantasy football or a grizzled vet, having a sound quarterback-streaming strategy could put you over the top. Here is everything you need to know, including week-by-week streamers....
20:51, 2019-08-07

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
14:34, 2019-07-17

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to oversee the UK’s chaotic and long-stalled Br...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Boris Johnson needs Trump in order to succeed Entering No. 10 Downing Street as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson will finally attain his lifelong ambition. But he faces many challenges — challenges that President Trump can help him overcome....
19:17, 2019-07-23

Race to succeed UK PM May begins with ten candidates nominated Ten candidates were nominated in the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, the party's 1922 Committee said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

BMW's Zipse poised to succeed Krueger as CEO: sources BMW's Oliver Zipse, currently board member for production, is the frontrunner to become chief executive (CEO) of the German carmaker, sources told Reuters, after Harald Krueger said he would not be available for another term as CEO....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Since U been on: will Kelly Clarkson succeed as a talkshow host? Like Lily Allen and Charlotte Church before her, the singer faces the challenge of transitioning from pop star to presenter Huge news: Kelly Clarkson is getting a chatshow. Which is amazing: she is literally the pop star we would all like to have a long chat on the sofa with. Kelly, who is also a co...
19:51, 2019-06-07

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending her handling of the rabble-rousing freshman 'squad' ...
19:17, 2019-07-11

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores of Democrats on record in support of at least keeping the effort alive -- revealing that bloc has grown substantially in recent months. ...
17:01, 2019-07-18

Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasts border funding bill as 'betrayal' of American values Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasted Thursday's passage of a bipartisan $4.5 billion border funding bill, calling it a "betrayal of our American values."...
03:34, 2019-06-28

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
08:51, 2019-06-17

Naomi Osaka on driving force behind her will to succeed: 'Be the best or I'm going to be homeless' Naomi Osaka has had a meteoric rise in tennis after defeating Serena Williams to capture her first major title to winning the Australian Open in the winter....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Why the quirky Playdate portable could succeed where Ouya failed Enlarge / Little. Yellow. Different. Remember microconsoles? Years before "the streaming era" that Sony now says is upon us, there was a period there where the conventional wisdom was that traditional consoles were dead and lower-priced microconsoles were the wave of the future. In that time, ups...
20:17, 2019-05-23

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials and colorful public profile have made him a darling of the party’s grass roots....
22:34, 2019-05-25

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
15:34, 2019-08-17

BMW production chief Zipse to succeed Krueger, report says BMW declined to comment on "speculation" about potential CEO candidates and said the matter would be discussed at a supervisory board meeting on July 18....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Dark Phoenix Tries to Correct the Errors of X-Men: The Last Stand. Does It Succeed? Warning: This post contains spoilers for X-Men: The Last Stand and Dark Phoenix. Fairly or not, X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is one of the most maligned superhero movies in recent history. Following on the heels of the excellent X2: X-Men United, The Last Stand failed in both fans and critics’...
00:34, 2019-06-08

Race to succeed UK PM May centers on 'no deal' Brexit battle The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment minister Michael Gove became the latest candidate to declare....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Race to succeed May kicks off with split over no-deal Brexit A Conservative leadership hopeful has declared she would take Britain out of the EU with no deal - despite up to 60 Tory MPs being ready to block any candidate planning to do so....
16:00, 2019-05-21

Democratic National Committee expected to block Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans: reports The Democratic National Committee is expected to recommend on Friday that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to hold so-called virtual caucuses ahead of the 2020 election because of security concerns, according to U.S. media reports....
15:34, 2019-08-30

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical scientists, prompted by a devastating West African...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Scientists Succeed in Creating Northern White Rhino Embryos CREMONA, Italy (AP) — Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female. The embryos, created in the lab wi...
09:00, 2019-09-12

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
14:34, 2019-05-25

Tennis Legends: Why is Novak so good? Does the next generation have the fight to succeed? "Mats Wilander, Boris Becker and John McEnroe are joined by Ivan Lendl as they discuss who is the best of the \u0027Big Three\u0027, who they would play like today, and if the modern player has earned the respect they believe they deserve."...
02:51, 2019-09-01

Michael Gove enters Conservative race to succeed Theresa May LONDON (AP) — British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the crowded race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, who is stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7. Gove said Sunday that “I can confirm that I will be putting my name forward to be prime minister of this cou...
12:17, 2019-05-26

Merkel says new German defence minister will quickly succeed von der Leyen German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday vote to decide on her appointment as European Commission head....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May officially starts Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially begins on Monday in the shadow of Brexit turmoil....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Robert Mueller doesn’t want to testify, but will he succeed in heading off a subpoena? One thing Robert Mueller made perfectly clear when he delivered his first public statement in more than two years is that he has no desire for a repeat performance before Congress, but will he have a choice?...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Ryan Giggs tells Daniel James: ‘Be yourself and you’ll succeed at United’ • Manchester United and Swansea agree £15m deal for winger• Wales manager: ‘I know United fans will enjoy watching him’The Wales manager, Ryan Giggs, has told Daniel James to “enjoy the challenge” and just be himself when he joins Manchester United later this summer. The 21-year-old Swansea winger i...
20:17, 2019-06-07

China's Xi says world hopes North Korea-U.S. talks can succeed The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday, praising Pyongyang's efforts toward denuclearization....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Michael Gove, a Contender to Succeed Theresa May, Admits to Past Drug Use Mr. Gove said that he had taken illegal drugs “on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago.” He said it should not disqualify him in the leadership race....
15:34, 2019-06-08

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
20:00, 2019-05-25

Newcastle appoint Steve Bruce as manager to succeed Rafael Benítez Bruce quit Sheffield Wednesday to take jobFormer Sunderland manager is a Newcastle fanSteve Bruce has been confirmed as the manager of Newcastle United, replacing Rafael Benítez. The 58-year-old quit Sheffield Wednesday on Monday to take his first Premier League job since 2015.Bruce’s appointment on...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Momentum boss wants to succeed Labour MP who quit party in anti-Semitism protest A leader of the Left-wing group Momentum today announced she wants to be a London MP and replace Enfield North's current member, who quit the Labour party over alleged anti-Semitism....
18:51, 2019-09-11

MOVES-HSBC USA chief Patrick Burke to retire, Citi veteran to succeed HSBC Holdings Plc said on Monday that Patrick Burke would retire as HSBC USA's president and chief executive officer and would be succeeded by Citigroup Inc's Michael Roberts....
22:34, 2019-07-08

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through t...
16:34, 2019-06-13

Ricardo Rosselló Steps Down as Puerto Rico’s Governor, and Pedro Pierluisi is Sworn in to Succeed Him The Puerto Rico House of Representatives confirmed Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, and outgoing Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló said he would be the island’s next chief executive....
03:34, 2019-08-03

Mike Martin Jr. selected to succeed legendary dad as Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
13:17, 2019-06-22

Autocar Great British Women 2019: Aston Martin’s Laura Schwab on how to succeed in the car industry Aston Martin's president of the Americas opens up about early career struggles, the importance of mentors and how to find a work-life balance Aston Martin’s President of the Americas Laura Schwab delivered the keynote speech at the Autocar Great British Women - Rising Stars event in 2019, outlining...
23:17, 2019-06-27

More actors of color are being cast in roles traditionally played by whites — while feeling extra pressure to succeed Broadway’s Audra McDonald and Christian Dante White talk about the challenges they face: “White actors aren’t thinking, ‘I’m being white.’ They’re just being the person.”...
14:17, 2019-08-09

Barcelona bought Coutinho to succeed Neymar and Andres Iniesta, but he suffered same fate as Zlatan Ibrahimovic Philippe Coutinho has left Barcelona on loan to join Bayern Munich, just 18 months after becoming the most expensive signing in the history of the Catalan club....
20:00, 2019-08-19

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – 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 BrexitBoris Johnson says he will never ask EU for further Brexit delayFull text of Johnson statement outside No 10Tony Blair’s Brexit speech - S...
23:17, 2019-09-02

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Winberg made the comment this week to describe an exp...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” education and “free” healthcare touted by Democrats sound ...
14:00, 2019-06-13

CBOE Holdings Names Edward T. Tilly to Succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that CBOE Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO of CBOE Holdings, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), effective immediately. ...
18:17, 2019-05-22

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2009. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

This revolutionary Galaxy S11 design could succeed where the Galaxy Fold failed With the release of the Galaxy S10 earlier this year, Samsung made its biggest leap forward in terms of design since the launch of the Galaxy S6 edge in 2015. From the phone’s Infinity-O display to its ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to its triple rear camera, it quickly became one of the most a...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patients to specialists, and manage treatments....
09:51, 2019-08-09

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
05:51, 2019-05-30

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal."...
01:34, 2019-06-24

Chelsea rising star Mason Mount has 'desire and hunger' to succeed with England, says Frank Lampard Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard insists Mason Mount can handle the pressure of a senior England call-up while adapting to life in the Premier League....
03:00, 2019-08-31

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double standard....
12:17, 2019-08-03

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Best Deals Available on the Last Day Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 has entered its last day today. There are still quite a few great deals you can grab, including a good chance to buy some last-minute gifts for Raksha Bandhan....
13:17, 2019-08-11

Russia and Ukraine trade prisoners, each fly 35 to freedom Russia and Ukraine conducted a major prisoner exchange that freed 35 people detained in each country and flew them to the other, a deal that could help advance Russia-Ukraine relations...
18:00, 2019-09-07

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
15:17, 2019-08-06

| Africa's freedom fighters: Liberators or oppressors? How the recently deceased Zimbabwean ruler, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, should be remembered is a question that has split opinion across Africa. Read more...
20:34, 2019-09-09

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00, 2019-05-29

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it – and that’s partly why they failed.In J...
03:34, 2019-08-06

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes more sense when you read her debut short-story coll...
19:34, 2019-05-30

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
16:51, 2019-06-03

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
05:51, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
16:34, 2019-06-23

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Press Coalition, which was created by a dozen news or...
19:51, 2019-08-01

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Press freedom in danger: Ten 'most urgent' cases in September Imprisoned, assaulted, murdered with impunity and other crimes against journalists: press freedom is ignored and in danger around the world. One Free Press Coalition is highlighting the current ten most urgent cases....
19:17, 2019-09-02

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
22:17, 2019-07-08

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit Britain said on Monday it would end European Union freedom of movement rules immediately after it leaves the bloc on Oct. 31 but Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country would not be hostile to immigration....
19:17, 2019-08-19

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
11:51, 2019-06-22

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned, harassed and threatened for doing their work in countries spanning from Colombia to India to Iran are included on September’s list of cases that make up the most serious threats to press freedom. The list—released each month by the One Free Press Coalition, which ...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The Jesuit pope made the call during a speech Friday a...
14:34, 2019-06-21

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Facebook says EU court opinion undermines freedom of speech Facebook on Tuesday said an EU court opinion calling for it to seek out content deemed illegal by a local court on its platform undermined free speech across borders....
14:00, 2019-06-04

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His theory, the “Laffer Curve,” establishes t...
23:17, 2019-05-31

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic The leaders of Hungary and Germany sought to strike conciliatory tones Monday, largely setting aside the frostier tones that have dominated their recent relations as they commemorated the 30th anniversary of a key moment in Cold War history...
15:00, 2019-08-19

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
22:34, 2019-06-10

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
07:17, 2019-06-23

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and...
07:00, 2019-06-02

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:34, 2019-06-23

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
00:51, 2019-06-17

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
17:00, 2019-08-19

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12:17, 2019-08-14

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
05:34, 2019-06-28

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
15:17, 2019-08-20

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government minister, meanwhile, is defending the nation’s...
06:34, 2019-06-12

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
14:17, 2019-06-20

The Koch brothers tried to build a plutocracy in the name of freedom | Nathan Robinson The Kochs have always believed that rich people had the right to rule over everyone else, democracy be damnedIt is the hope of every rich megalomaniac that they will “leave a legacy”. David Koch, who died last week aged 79, left a significant legacy indeed. In fact, along with his brother Charles, h...
02:34, 2019-08-29

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
00:34, 2019-07-14

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
23:34, 2019-06-19

Government Should Set End Goals, Allow Industry Freedom To Achieve It: Maruti Suzuki This of course means that the components will need to be developed to meet the demand of the changing industry too and Ayukawa makes it quite clear that the OEMs will help the component manufacturers......
13:34, 2019-09-06

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
00:34, 2019-06-21

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
00:34, 2019-08-17

For Second Time in 2 Weeks, Trump Awards Medal of Freedom to an Ex-N.B.A. Star The awards to two white stars of a bygone — and far less racially diverse — basketball era are notable in light of Mr. Trump’s hostile relations with some of today’s N.B.A. stars....
05:34, 2019-09-06

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuff under the land is also apparently made of freedo...
01:17, 2019-05-30

NBA legend Jerry West honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump awarded basketball legend Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, on Thursday, continuing a run by Trump of recognizing American sports greats....
02:00, 2019-09-06

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that messages like the one shown on a screen during the ...
05:00, 2019-05-29

Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-color New Zealand batsmen New Zealand captain Kane Williamson encouraged his frontline batsmen to play with freedom in Tuesday's semi-finals against India to overcome their struggle for rhythm in the Cricket World Cup....
23:00, 2019-07-08

"Need Freedom To Travel, Not Plane": Rahul Gandhi's RSVP To J&K Governor Rahul Gandhi today responded to Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik's invitation to him to visit Jammu and Kashmir and "observe" before speaking about violence in the state. The Congress leader......
11:51, 2019-08-13

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is out there trying to make VR go mainstream with gad...
08:51, 2019-05-28

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
11:34, 2019-06-23

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
01:51, 2019-06-30

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax cuts spur investment, jobs, wages and economic gro...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Middle East....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government officials in a series of meetings in Riyadh back in Ap...
01:51, 2019-07-11

New Zealand rebukes China over freedom of speech after student scuffle New Zealand has rebuked Chinese envoys for praising pro-Beijing students who scuffled last week with supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement on a university campus, a news website said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-08-07

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
05:51, 2019-07-09

Roman Diploma Unearthed In Bulgaria Spells Out Warrior’s Freedom A tiny, rare and unique piece of a Roman military diploma has been unearthed in the ancient Roman city of Deultum near the village of Debelt in Bulgaria. ...
03:34, 2019-08-20

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Here Are the Top Offers on Mobile Phones Amazon Freedom Sale will go live midnight August 8 and will continue through August 11. Amazon is teasing offers on OnePlus 7, Samsung Galaxy M30, Redmi Y30, Honor 20i, Redmi 7, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Honor......
10:00, 2019-08-06

Andrew Yang’s $1,000-a-month ‘Freedom Dividend’ lottery is now open The Yang Gang lottery is now open. Donors and non-donors alike who want a chance to win $1,000 a month for a year can now enter their name, email and zip code at www.yang2020.com. New York entrepreneur and Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced at Thursday’s debate that he’d pick 10 l...
15:17, 2019-09-13

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-course meal. A plethora of different nationalities...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
08:34, 2019-06-19

Iran reassures Iraq over freedom of maritime navigation: ministry Iran has reassured Iraq that there will be freedom of international maritime navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, Iraq's oil ministry said on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-07-23

19 Of Freedom Fighter's Family Excluded From Assam Citizen List The names of 19 members of the family of a freedom fighter were allegedly left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, according to his son....
22:51, 2019-09-02

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide 'freedom and liberty' to ensure they remain a key...
01:51, 2019-07-23

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
09:34, 2019-08-08

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:17, 2019-06-05

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
12:51, 2019-08-07

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
20:00, 2019-05-21

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:51, 2019-07-19

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
20:00, 2019-05-21

House panel sues to compel former White House counsel McGahn's testimony The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
00:00, 2019-08-08

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
21:51, 2019-08-26

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
09:51, 2019-06-05

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
18:34, 2019-06-04

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

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
00:34, 2019-07-02

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recommend articles of impeachment.Port...
20:51, 2019-08-26

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
02:34, 2019-07-16

Expat Chinese Embrace Freedom---Marching Against Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong’s summer of political unrest is going global. In countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K., the sometimes aggressive tactics of Chinese demonstrators rallying to support Beijing risk a backlash in the West and raises questions about Xi Jinping’s approach to projecting soft po...
01:17, 2019-08-23

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual site. (You can also click to disable pausing on that ...
19:17, 2019-05-30

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-01

NBA legend Bob Cousy gets Medal of Freedom, and offers an assist to President Trump By making Bob Cousy just the fourth former NBA player to get the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Trump also made clear he is a big fan of the Boston Celtics legend....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Tomi Lahren’s New ‘Freedom’ Athleisure Line Wasn’t Made in America This is one of those great stories filed in the “Of Course Not” category, because dumb “Make America Great Again” grifters like Tomi Lahren (and Donald Trump) never really care that much about principles....
03:51, 2019-09-01

Man courageously recovers American flag from busy highway: 'it represents the freedom' A Massachusetts man risked his own life on Friday afternoon to save a torn and tattered American flag that had been lying on a busy highway, getting trampled by traffic....
19:34, 2019-08-25

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by private companies and have been for some time. We d...
15:34, 2019-08-18

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
09:34, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
15:01, 2019-06-12

President Felicitates Freedom Fighters On Quit India Movement Anniversary President Ram Nath Kovind felicitated freedom-fighters at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi on Friday on the occasion of 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement....
06:51, 2019-08-10

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to better protect journalists and media workers....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
06:34, 2019-05-22

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
10:00, 2019-07-13

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
18:34, 2019-06-19

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (“The Color Purple”) pl...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr—he is a martyr. Carrie Lam should apologize t...
17:17, 2019-06-16

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more than 3-minute video Monday during a double-header ...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
20:01, 2019-07-13

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate for the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misleading and offensive editing” of a Memorial Day tr...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall Honors Those Who Made Sacrifices For Freedom PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky.  (LEX 18) – The traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall is on tour of all 120 counties in the bluegrass. The goal is to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam are never forgotten. On Saturday the wall was in Pendleton County.1,106 names of those killed in acti...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
06:51, 2019-06-09

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human rights organisations and press freedom advocates ha...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
20:51, 2019-08-26

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Why the Democratic Party deepfaked its own chairman The Democratic National Committee wanted to demonstrate the potential threat to the 2020 election posed by deepfake videos — clips created with artificial intelligence that can make people appear to do or say things they never did. So the committee came up with a novel solution: It had experts make ...
23:51, 2019-08-12

FCC chairman wants to open mid-band airwaves for 5G US carriers have mostly rolled out 5G on high frequencies, with upcoming auctions aiming even higher. And unfortunately, those choices create problems -- the implementations typically don't work well indoors, and they risk interfering with weather f......
01:51, 2019-06-19

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was officially announced Thursday. The 55-year-old has been on BMW’s board since 2015 as head of manufacturing, and will step up to the top role on...
05:17, 2019-07-19

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
18:51, 2019-07-09

Jack Ma Steps Down As Alibaba's Chairman Jack Ma, who turned 55 on Tuesday, announced last year that he would retire within a year, with the company CEO Daniel Zhang taking over as the Chairman of the board....
15:34, 2019-09-10

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou says he is stepping down TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, the world’s largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, says he is stepping down amid speculation he could be planning a presidential run next year. Gou made the announcement Friday at the company’s annual shareholders’ ...
14:34, 2019-06-21

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
08:00, 2019-07-25

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
09:00, 2019-06-20

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
02:51, 2019-05-22

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in the 2019 election. In a fiery speech at the E.U. he...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Brings the Fight for Freedom to Life in Harriet Trailer The canceled series Underground breathed new life into the saga of Harriet Tubman. Now looking to delve further into the courage and determination that fueled one of the most important figures in American history comes Harriet, produced by Charles D. King’s MACRO, New Balloon and Stay Gold Features....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
20:51, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
05:51, 2019-06-20

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: Saturday evening also included a ...
07:34, 2019-06-30

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsui—known to locals simply as “TST.” Next door, in a high-end watch shop, seven workers chatted with each other, no customers in si...
20:17, 2019-09-03

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for the Fresno Grizzlies over the inflammatory video ai...
20:17, 2019-05-31

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
04:34, 2019-06-12

Donald Trump bestows Medal of Freedom to "The Logo" and NBA legend Jerry West Jerry West was a legendary player for the Los Angeles Lakers who also found success as an executive in the 1980s and recently with the Clippers.        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2010. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

GSK in talks to name HSBC's Symonds as its next chairman: Bloomberg GlaxoSmithKline Plc is in talks to name HSBC's deputy chairman Jonathan Symonds as the next chairman of the British drugmaker, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
21:17, 2019-07-14

Trump criticises Fed chairman Powell for trying to be ‘tough’ US president adds to his attacks on central bank, accusing it of ‘insane’ policyDonald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, adding to a barrage of recent criticisms of the central bank, which he blames for slowing economic growth.The US president...
00:00, 2019-06-28

No sanction for Schalke chairman for racist comments The German soccer federation's ethics committee will not take any action against Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies for making racist comments       ...
17:34, 2019-08-29

FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is advancing the war against robocalls. Today, he proposed adopting rules that would ban caller ID spoofing of text messages and robocalls originating outside of the US. More than 40 state attorney generals have urged the FCC to......
22:51, 2019-07-08

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
17:17, 2019-05-21

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
17:34, 2019-06-07

'I Am Chairman Of Chrysler Corporation Always': 8 facts about Lee Iacocca * Born Oct. 15, 1924, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Italian immigrants, Iacocca went to work for the Ford Motor Co as an engineer after finishing college. Not long afterward, he switched to Ford's marketing and sales side....
07:17, 2019-07-03

Aramco Replaces Chairman as IPO Planning Heats Up Saudi Arabia is removing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih as chairman of its state-owned oil giant, a surprise shift as plans for an initial public offering accelerate....
15:17, 2019-09-03

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday, leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply....
12:00, 2019-09-09

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, hinted on Wednesday.“Many” Fed offici...
16:00, 2019-07-10

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
18:51, 2019-06-10

Trump knocks Fed chairman and calls for rate cut President Trump on Monday continued his broadside against Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying he has a “horrendous lack of vision,” and calling for the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to strengthen the economy....
01:00, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong government offices and Legislative Council building at Ad...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Cyntoia Brown Releases Debut Book Cover, Says She's 'Loving Every Single Thing' About Her Freedom Two weeks after her release in prison, Cyntoia Brown is sharing what’s she’s been enjoying the most about her freedom: the simple things....
00:17, 2019-08-22

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice. The post French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers herself pansexual. And as the cover star of the 2019 edi...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:51, 2019-06-04

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never surrender, not the parts about shrinking the feder...
18:51, 2019-05-28

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradition bill. Wong, 21, was completing a three month ...
05:51, 2019-06-17

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for Lam’s resignation and the withdrawal of a divisive extradition bill. Chanting a Christian hymn that has bec...
05:17, 2019-06-21

Foxconn Chairman Hands Over Reins Ahead of Presidential Bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I think the law is clear that I have a four-year term, ...
22:51, 2019-06-19

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I didn’t ever threaten to demote him​,” Trump said during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that was broadcast on Sun...
00:51, 2019-06-24

"Sitting On 1 Lakh Crores, But Can't Be Business As Usual": SBI Chairman As concerns mount over a cash crunch in the economy, State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar said he has at least Rs 1 lakh crore to lend for investments. The Chairman of the country's biggest......
12:34, 2019-08-30

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the past decade with its mix of serious news reportin...
22:00, 2019-06-27

FTC chairman says he's prepared to break up Silicon Valley giants Silicon Valley’s most prominent players, already under scrutiny from the Justice Department over antitrust issues, may see their dominance further threatened by a Federal Trade Commission whose chief says he would be willing to break up the companies....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
17:51, 2019-09-04

Infineon CEO Ploss gets two-year extension, new chairman elected German chipmaker Infineon Technologies said on Tuesday that CEO Reinhard Ploss had been given a two-year contract extension and would continue to lead the company until the end of 2022....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
17:17, 2019-07-18

$403K-a-year NYCHA chairman wouldn’t pay for trip to NYC The incoming head of the New York City Housing Authority is about to earn an astonishing $403,000 a year – but wasn’t willing to cover the cost of a trip from Minneapolis to prepare for his new job, The Post has learned. Gregory Russ was scheduled to travel to New York City last week ...
05:34, 2019-07-24

Bimal Kumar Roy To Be New Chairman Of National Statistical Commission Professor Bimal Kumar Roy, the former director of prestigious Indian Statistical Institute, has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Statistical Commission....
20:51, 2019-07-05

Coffee Day Enterprises Appoints SV Ranganath As Interim Chairman Coffee Day Enterprises, the operator of the Cafe Coffee Day chain, on Wednesday announced the appointment of independent director SV Ranganath as the interim chairman of its board. His appointment at......
18:34, 2019-07-31

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Hudson's Bay special panel says Chairman Baker's bid inadequate A special panel of Hudson's Bay Co reviewing a C$1.74 billion take-private bid for the retailer, proposed by Chairman Richard Baker and a group of shareholders, said the offer was inadequate based on an initial analysis....
17:00, 2019-08-02

SBI Doesn't Need Any Capital From Government: Chairman Rajnish Kumar In March, SBI raised Rs 1,251 crore in bonds to boost its additional Tier 1 capital ratio. Its board has extended the deadline to raise Rs 20,000 crore till March next year....
14:51, 2019-06-13

France's Le Maire says he will meet Renault chairman on Thursday French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he would meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard later in the day and reiterated that a merger with Fiat Chrysler remained an interesting option for Renault....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustThe Schalke chairman, Clemens Tönnies, is under pressure to resign following widespread condemnation of racist comments he made last week.Speaking at a public meeting with 1,600 guests in Pade...
13:51, 2019-08-05

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
21:51, 2019-06-12

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Racism dispute: Schalke chairman under fire for comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist       ...
19:34, 2019-08-07

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
20:51, 2019-08-14

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
00:00, 2019-07-11

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed strong support for the idea. In a tally of votes f...
01:17, 2019-06-05

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
23:17, 2019-09-02

Watch Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Q&A in Zurich live Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to appear in a question-and-answer session Friday afternoon Eastern time from Zurich, Switzerland....
02:34, 2019-09-07

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Former Östersund chairman goes on trial accused of financial crimes • Daniel Kindberg alleged to have diverted public money to club• Östersund could lose league place if former chairman convictedThe man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of the Swedish team Östersund has appeared in court at the start of a trial in which he is accused of serious financial cr...
16:00, 2019-09-05

Shoaib Akhtar "Surprised" Misbah-ul-Haq Not Appointed PCB Chairman Shoaib Akhtar took a humorous dig at Misbah-ul-Haq, a day after the latter was appointed as the head coach and chief selector of Pakistan cricket team....
12:51, 2019-09-05

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the actual trial, the date for which has not been set...
12:34, 2019-05-23

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Jack Ma, China's richest man, steps down as chairman of Alibaba Charismatic 55-year-old entrepreneur to be replaced by Daniel Zhang at e-commerce firmThe Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, is stepping down as head of one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies, handing over the reins to his handpicked successor.Ma, who announced his retirement as chairman of the comp...
22:34, 2019-09-10

Conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren admitted her 'Freedom' clothing line is not made in America after backlash Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren announced Friday that her "Freedom" athleisure line is not made in the United States. Lahren responded to the widespread backlash a week after she announced the line, which she said is for customers that are "proud of the country they l...
15:17, 2019-09-01

Equinox, SoulCycle say they 'do not support' Trump fundraiser hosted by chairman Stephen Ross, who is the chairman of The Related Companies, is hosting a luncheon for President Donald Trump on Friday at his residence in Southampton....
00:34, 2019-08-08

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
12:34, 2019-05-31

Rivals are jealous of Manchester City, says chairman Khaldoon Mubarak • ‘With success there is a certain level of envy’• Mubarak reacts to claims from La Liga presidentKhaldoon Mubarak has responded angrily to Javier Tebas, accusing the La Liga president of “hypocrisy”, with the Manchester City chairman also claiming jealousy among rivals is driving them to try to sme...
02:17, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Investor Litt calls for removal of Hudson's Bay chairman Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt on Thursday urged for the removal of Hudson's Bay Co Chairman Richard Baker from the board, saying the executive's recent buyout offer showed that his interests were not aligned with minority shareholders....
17:51, 2019-08-08

FCA chairman calls Renault merger plan an 'act of courage,' report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ultimately felt conditions were not right to press ahead with the proposed Renault merger, Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
23:00, 2019-07-10

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
15:17, 2019-06-12

Some major Deutsche Bank investors want chairman to go early: sources At least three major investors in Deutsche Bank want Chairman Paul Achleitner to step down early amid discontent with the bank's turnaround, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
17:17, 2019-05-21

BSNL Hoping To Recover Rs 3,000-Crore From Enterprise Customers: Chairman Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is eyeing increased earnings from renting out its premises at various locations - the target for rental income has been set at about Rs 1,000 crore this year....
12:34, 2019-08-12

Rajya Sabha Has Had "Best Session In 17 Years": Chairman Venkaiah Naidu The Rajya Sabha set a "new normal" in its "highly productive" 249th session, with extended sittings and record number of bills disposed, Chairman Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Trump denies 'ever threatening to demote’ Fed chairman Jerome Powell President says ‘I’d be able to do that if I wanted but I haven’t suggested that’ when asked if he had considered such a moveDonald Trump has denied threatening to demote Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve. Related: Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to ...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
04:34, 2019-05-27

EU liberal lawmakers to back von der Leyen as next EU commission head: chairman Liberal lawmakers at the European Parliament will support German conservative Ursula von der Leyen as the next European Commission president, the leader of the group said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
18:34, 2019-06-10

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: New regulations will force brokers to be 'very candid' with investors The SEC's Jay Clayton says the new conflict-of-interest rules won't stifle innovation in the brokerage space by adding unexpected regulatory expenses....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovernment protests....
23:51, 2019-09-04

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
03:51, 2019-05-30

TRAI to Focus on Regulatory Imbalance Between OTTs, Telcos: Chairman TRAI has said the scope of its consultation process on over-the-top applications (OTTs) is limited to examine if there are any regulatory imbalances between telecom service providers (TSPs) and OTT......
23:17, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the world's largest economies gather for talks in Japan....
02:34, 2019-06-28

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout the region....
03:34, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
08:17, 2019-08-14

More State Treasurers Back Split of Facebook's CEO and Chairman Roles Seven state treasurers are backing a shareholder proposal that would oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his dual role as chairman of the social-media company....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
14:34, 2019-05-29

| Ineos chairman's Nice takeover receives green light English petrochemical billionaire Jim Ratcliffe can take over French football club Nice after the French Competition Authority gave the deal the all clear....
16:17, 2019-08-21

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Saudi Arabia replaces Aramco chairman with head of PIF - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as the chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing an unnamed Saudi official. (Reporting by Rania El Gamal; editing by Davi...
19:17, 2019-09-02

HSBC's Flint reversal raises risks for chairman Tucker HSBC's shock ousting of John Flint as chief executive was seen by some investors and bank insiders on Monday as a risky gambit by Chairman Mark Tucker given the political and economic uncertainties in the bank's core markets....
16:51, 2019-08-05

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman: Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing an unnamed Saudi official....
17:17, 2019-09-02

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
20:34, 2019-05-23

SEC Chairman Scolds Weak Anti-Corruption Enforcement Abroad Jay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Monday chided counterparts around the world for spotty enforcement of antibribery laws....
19:00, 2019-09-09

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general meeting....
10:51, 2019-05-23

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO in new committees: Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Ltd plans to give seats in its four proposed committees to alliance partner Renault SA's chief executive and chairman, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
04:51, 2019-06-19

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
23:51, 2019-06-12

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior that puts our employees or public at risk,”...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO on new committees, report says The alliance was plunged further into crisis this month as Renault's demand for a greater say in Nissan's governance drew rare public censure by the Japanese automaker....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
07:17, 2019-06-21

Dow Jones tanks as Fed chairman raises doubts on further rate cuts Wall Street got what it wanted from the Federal Reserve — just not enough of it. The stock market plunged Wednesday despite the Fed announcing its first interest-rate cut in a decade, as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the quarter-point cut was an “adjustment” and not the beginning of a “le...
00:01, 2019-08-01

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the first time since taking the helm at Renault....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
19:51, 2019-06-13

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
22:51, 2019-08-22

Former Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech has died, Bild reports Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German carmaker from a regional manufacturer into a global automotive conglomerate, has passed away, German tabloid Bild said on Monday....
11:34, 2019-08-27

Illycaffe chairman says open to partnership to expand cafe network Italian premium coffee maker illycaffe is open to a strategic partnership to help accelerate the growth of its retail network and could consider selling a minority stake for the first time in its 86-year history, Chairman Andrea Illy told Reuters....
22:17, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 billion bid Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group......
17:34, 2019-06-18

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
11:17, 2019-06-14

Former Louisville board chairman: Ex-university president said trustee funded strippers An ex-Louisville board of trustees chairman testifies that ex-university president James Ramsey told him a trustee funded Katina Powell's sex parties.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-13

Trump Hectoring of Fed Chairman Complicates Rate Calls. 'I Guess I'm Stuck With You.' Repeated criticisms from the president are part of the context in which Jerome Powell must decide whether threats to the economy, including from trade fights, dictate an interest-rate cut soon....
17:34, 2019-06-10

Great Wall May Consider Building Cars In Europe Once Sales Hit 50,000 A Year: Chairman The company plans to start selling WEY-branded SUVs to the European Union in two years, Chairman Wei Jianjun told Reuters in an interview on the sidelines of the Frankfurt auto show, referring to its......
14:17, 2019-09-11

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on Tuesday....
03:17, 2019-06-05

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
13:17, 2019-06-06

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
16:17, 2019-09-04

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday....
01:00, 2019-08-20

Investor Land & Buildings calls Hudson's Bay chairman's offer "inadequate" Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday that a C$1.74 billion ($1.30 billion) go-private proposal for Hudson's Bay Co from the company's chairman and other shareholders was "woefully inadequate"....
14:00, 2019-06-18

UK's Conservative Party vice chairman Badenoch quits to back Gove's PM bid: The Sun UK's Conservative Party vice chairman Kemi Badenoch is stepping down to back Michael Gove's leadership bid to be Britain's Prime Minister, The Sun reported on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Russia's Sistema has no plans to sell Detsky Mir - TASS cites chairman Russian business conglomerate Sistema has no plans to sell its stake in children's retailer Detsky Mir, TASS news agency quoted Sistema Chairman Vladimir Yevtushenkov as saying on Thursday....
08:00, 2019-09-05

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
07:34, 2019-05-30

Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort may go to Rikers Island jail: source Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who was convicted of tax and bank fraud, may be transferred to Rikers Island jail in New York to face state criminal charges, a person familiar with the matter said....
18:51, 2019-06-04

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
02:34, 2019-08-17

President Spoke With Fed Chairman Amid Public Campaign for Lower Rates President Trump spoke with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell by phone in April during a period in which the White House escalated pressure on the central bank to keep interest rates low....
05:34, 2019-06-08

Daimler investors oppose plan to make Zetsche chairman, report says A German business newspaper said some Daimler investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche as responsible for several ongoing problems at the automaker....
13:17, 2019-07-18

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
12:51, 2019-06-13

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boeing's chief executive on Friday....
17:00, 2019-05-21

"Murderous Assault": State-Run Steel Firm's Chairman Attacked In Delhi The chairman of India's largest state-owned steel producer was assaulted by some people armed with iron rods in the national capital on Wednesday night, the Steel Authority of India Ltd said....
10:00, 2019-08-08

US banks could face the same pressures as European counterparts, SocGen chairman warns A Federal Reserve rate cut could lead to the same challenges for Wall Street lenders that European banks have been dealing with, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi said....
15:00, 2019-07-06

Afghan Forces Still Unable to Counter Violence Alone, Joint Chiefs Chairman Says Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. said he was not yet ready to use terms like “withdrawal” when discussing the future American troop presence in Afghanistan....
01:34, 2019-08-29

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising questions over Senard's future....
20:17, 2019-06-12

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

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
21:51, 2019-06-12

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
11:34, 2019-06-23

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
17:17, 2019-05-25

Bayern chairman defends keeping coach Niko Kovac on his toes Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he didn't mean to harm Niko Kovac when he consistently failed to back the coach before the team won a domestic double        ...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail versus real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
07:34, 2019-06-23

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
21:51, 2019-05-31

"Great Morale Booster": Defence Research Chairman On PM-ISRO Chief Hug Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G Satheesh Reddy on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for consoling and hugging ISRO chief K Sivan after the later broke down......
05:00, 2019-09-09

Russia To Share Rocket Engine Technology With India, Says ISRO Chairman India and Russia are discussing a wide range of cooperation in the space sector with the latter's offer of its semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India's human space capsule,......
01:51, 2019-08-26

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
10:17, 2019-06-11

Metro Bank suffers profit plunge as chairman plans exit Embattled lender Metro Bank has reported an 84% plunge in profits for the first half of the year, after a torrid six months which saw customer withdrawals of £2bn....
06:51, 2019-07-25

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work - FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
23:17, 2019-05-27

India Will Achieve 8% Growth From 2020-21: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has voiced confidence that India will achieve economic growth of 8 per cent plus from fiscal year 2020-21 onwards as structural reforms like the GST are set to......
09:34, 2019-07-22

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work: FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
17:34, 2019-05-27

Councilwoman demands Hurricane Sandy work audit from new NYCHA chairman Welcome to New York, Greg Russ! One New York City councilwoman is greeting the Housing Authority’s new chairman with a broadside demanding improved oversight over still-ongoing Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction work at Lower East Side developments, following a crane collapse and other fiascos. The let...
09:00, 2019-08-10

RPT-FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
08:17, 2019-06-24

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
05:34, 2019-05-29

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
20:17, 2019-09-04

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced on Monday....
15:34, 2019-06-10

Ex-Fed vice chairman: Don't rule out Trump retaliation against China by seeking a lower dollar If the yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies were to erupt into a full-blown currency war, Blinder said that "nobody wins."...
07:51, 2019-08-06

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
16:34, 2019-05-22

German soccer club chairman faces calls to quit over racist comments The chairman of a leading German football club is under growing pressure to resign after making racist comments about African people during a speech last week....
07:17, 2019-08-07

MTA chairman, subway boss dismiss proposal to publicly shame fare beaters MTA chairman Pat Foye and New York City Transit head Andy Byford on Wednesday dismissed a proposal to publicly shame subway fare beaters. “I’m not into public shaming, personally,” chairman Pat Foye told reporters after the MTA’s board meeting in response to newly-appointed m...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Former Nissan Chairman Ghosn cancels news conference in Tokyo: FCCJ official Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn on Friday canceled plans to hold his first press conference since his arrest after journalists were notified earlier in the day about a briefing at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan (FCCJ)....
11:00, 2019-06-28

Cardiff chairman criticises ‘shoddy behaviour’ of Willie McKay in Sala deal • Mehmet Dalman calls for ‘big bang’ in football regulation• Cardiff and Nantes still at impasse over Sala feeCardiff City’s chairman, Mehmet Dalman, has called for radical regulation of football agents in the wake of the death of the Argentinian striker Emiliano Sala after likening the mentality of...
20:17, 2019-05-21

DNC Chairman Perez calls Trump ‘chronically ineffective,’ beatable in 2020 election Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, in an interview Thursday with Fox News, called President Trump “chronically ineffective” and said “many candidates” in the crowded Democratic primary field would be able to beat him in the 2020 presidential election. ...
03:34, 2019-06-28

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
04:00, 2019-07-23

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
11:51, 2019-06-21

FEC vice chairman who fought internet regs resigns, leaves agency in limbo The Republican vice chairman of the Federal Election Commission resigned Monday, leaving the election oversight agency without enough members to vote on enforcement actions....
01:51, 2019-08-27

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
19:34, 2019-05-30