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Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any...

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban

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When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
16:17, 2019-06-28

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
14:34, 2019-05-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump press secretary: Democrats 'hate this president more than they love America' White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley appeared on "Hannity" Wednesday defending the upcoming Fourth of July parade with military tanks and claiming Democrats were being clouded by their hatred of President Trump. ...
12:34, 2019-07-04

Gingrich on Biden's abortion funding reversal: 'Poor Joe just repudiated his entire career' on the issue Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday that Joe Biden "repudiated his entire career" by reversing his long-held position that taxpayers should not fund abortions. ...
17:17, 2019-06-07

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
09:34, 2019-06-19

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
23:00, 2019-06-05

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
13:34, 2019-06-23

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
20:34, 2019-06-08

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Abortion is a winning issue for Democrats – look at history | Nancy L Cohen When abortion becomes a presidential campaign plank – as it did in 1992 and 2012 – it results in wins for DemocratsLate Thursday night, Joe Biden reversed his position on the Hyde amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion. The former vice-president’s abrupt announcement that he now opposes ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
01:17, 2019-05-30

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
22:34, 2019-05-25

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18:51, 2019-05-30

USWNT Press Officer On Christen Press's Barstool Sports Partnership: "Something Seems Amiss!" During Wednesday’s victory parade for the USWNT, Christen Press briefly took over the Barstool Sports Instagram account, where she posted videos of her and her teammates celebrating. Later that day, Barstool Sports published a post under the headline “Confirmed: The USWNT Loves Barstool Sports,” in ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Stephanie Grisham, Trump’s New Press Secretary, Literally Pushes for Press Access In a video, Ms. Grisham opens a path for American journalists to cover the president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea. She has a bruise to show for it....
23:17, 2019-07-01

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
03:17, 2019-06-20

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the team....
06:51, 2019-07-16

Nunes TKO's Holm in 1st round to retain title Amanda Nunes turned the tables on Holly Holm on Saturday night, using a head kick in the first round to stop Holm by TKO in the co-main event of UFC 239 in Las Vegas....
15:17, 2019-07-07

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
18:34, 2019-06-08

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from university and college financial planning programs won't come near to replacing them....
19:34, 2019-06-27

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s remarks in an interview with The New York Times published Saturday comes about two months after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to begin ...
22:34, 2019-06-08

AP Source: Sabres retain rights to Girgensons, Larsson The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Larsson, a person with direct knowledge of the decisions tells The Associated Press. The Sabres also issued offers to retain the rights of defensemen Jak...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Sixers retain Harris with five-year, $180M deal Free-agent forward Tobias Harris has agreed to a five-year, $180 million contract to return to the Philadelphia 76ers, his agent and father, Torrel Harris of Unique Sports Management, told ESPN....
06:17, 2019-07-01

Torn survives crash scare to retain ERC3 lead "Ken Torn continues to lead the FIA ERC3 Championship order on Rally di Roma Capitale despite running wide and hitting a wall, which damaged his left-rear wheel."...
13:34, 2019-07-21

Williams say Kubica safe for 2019, will fight to retain Russell Williams are determined to keep British Formula One rookie George Russell for the long term and have no plans to replace Polish driver Robert Kubica this season, deputy principal Claire Williams said at the British Grand Prix....
18:00, 2019-07-12

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution....
11:51, 2019-07-21

Steve Cohen struggling to retain talent at Point72: sources Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen is trying to use a combination of the carrot and stick to keep staffers in their seats, The Post has learned. The hedgie behind Point72, who is back to managing outside money following a recent ban, has presented an array of new payment plans to his portfolio manag...
04:51, 2019-07-17

Pittsburgh Penguins expected to retain Phil Kessel, Evgeni Malkin The Pittsburgh Penguins are expected to keep veteran forwards Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin for next season, according to general manager Jim Rutherford....
17:17, 2019-06-12

Halep banks on child-like enthusiasm to retain French Open crown Simona Halep will channel her inner child when she begins her French Open title defense against Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday having vowed to enjoy herself in the absence of the stifling pressure of previous campaigns in Paris....
04:34, 2019-05-28

Kohli, Bumrah Retain Top ODI Rankings; Stokes Makes Major Gain Newly crowned world champions England have extended their lead over second-placed India by three points. England had lost the position to India last month when the tournament was in the league stage....
05:34, 2019-07-16

Tyson Fury Defeats Tom Schwarz To Retain His Lineal Heavyweight Title, Whatever That Means Unlike the last notable heavyweight bout that featured one of the biggest names in the division, the no-name actually succumbed to the blows of the main event’s star attraction on Saturday when Tyson Fury took down Tom Schwarz by TKO in the second round....
18:17, 2019-06-16

Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: Kyodo Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Josh Warrington beats Kid Galahad by split decision to retain world title • 116-112 and 116-113 in favour of Warrington; 115-113 for Galahad• Fighter defends IBF featherweight title for second timeBoth fighters talked of this world-title fight as their destiny. “It is written,” said Abdul Bari-Awad, also known as Kid Galahad. Warrington spoke of the fear of “going back to...
04:34, 2019-06-16

Indian Cooking Hacks: Watch How To Retain Colour Of Your Vegetable (Video Inside) How do we intact all the essential nutrients and vitamins in the vegetables? Here's an an easy cooking tip (step-by-step instructions) to make sure that your vegetables don't lose their natural......
14:00, 2019-07-04

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United States. Earlier this month, Alabama passed the st...
19:51, 2019-05-29

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the south. The law, set to become enforceable in six mo...
00:17, 2019-05-22

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cutting or eliminating it, as have the conservative Heritage Foundation and the libertarian-oriented C...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Victim of fatal hit-and-run remembered by longtime employer TUCSON – Monday evening was supposed to be a typical work shift for tow-truck driver Richard “Rick” Struble, as he assisted a customer at a local tire shop. But tragedy struck around 10 p.m. when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the parking lot. Struble and the customer, Ramon Murillo III, we...
02:17, 2019-06-13

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75 Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Longtime Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran dies at 81 Former Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran -- who served in Congress for more than four decades before his retirement last month -- died on Thursday, his former office announced. He was 81....
19:34, 2019-05-30

Longtime Nebraska softball coach placed on leave The longtime coach of the Nebraska softball team has been placed on administrative leave while administrators address concerns raised by players       ...
20:34, 2019-07-10

Longtime coach Rick Pitino wants another chance in NBA Longtime college basketball head coach Rick Pitino announced Friday he is focusing on returning to the NBA and will not return for a second season coaching Panathinaikos in the Euroleague....
19:17, 2019-06-21

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as president immediately....
04:01, 2019-06-06

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

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the vote with all the ballots counted. Tokayev became...
12:51, 2019-06-10

VW explores move from longtime suburban Detroit office VW is exploring several options for its office north of Detroit. It could move elsewhere in the northern Detroit suburbs, it could develop a new office building, it could move within Auburn Hills, Mich., or it could stay put in its current location. ...
14:34, 2019-06-18

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new season, to talk about recruiting for the show....
08:00, 2019-07-19

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died Thursday. He was 81....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Longtime Hearst CEO scores deal to write memoir A taciturn 86-year-old man seen as the bridge between the world of Hearst founder William Randolph Hearst and the modern multi-media giant it is today has a memoir slated to hit this fall from Simon & Schuster. “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and i...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Ben Kinchlow, longtime co-host of ‘The 700 Club,’ Air Force vet, dies at 82 Ben Kinchlow, the longtime co-host of “The 700 Club” who oversaw the show’s humanitarian relief agency, Operation Blessing, has died, the Christian Broadcasting Network announced this week. He was 82....
13:51, 2019-07-20

Virginia Beach shooter reportedly ID’d as longtime city employee The suspected gunman who allegedly murdered 12 people and wounded several others in a mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified as 40-year-old DeWayne A. Craddock, reports said Friday. Craddock, a longtime city employee, was shot dead after a long gun battle with police, th...
08:01, 2019-06-01

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used his “fair share” of marijuana during h...
01:34, 2019-05-23

Longtime Twitch Streamer Is Thrilled To Be Teamfight Tactics' Best Player Rumay “Hafu” Wang’s record is nothing to sneeze at. She’s won multiple major World of Warcraft tournaments, and she’s dominated Hearthstone’s rankings month after month. Still, she feels as though people don’t hold her accomplishments in the same regard as those of some of her male peers. That’s why...
20:34, 2019-06-27

YouTube TV is giving away free Showtime subscriptions to longtime users They say that nothing in life is free, but Google would beg to differ, as select YouTube TV subscribers are now being offered a free subscription to Showtime from now through September 5th. The subscription typically costs $10.99 per month, but if you are granted this limited-time offer, you can try...
04:51, 2019-06-15

Tariffs are bad for business. Now, longtime GOP allies are questioning their party allegiance Trump's enthusiasm for tariffs has upended decades of Republican trade policy that favored free trade, cutting off traditional party allies.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Apple's longtime design chief Jony Ive is leaving the company Getty Images/Michael Kovac Jony Ive, Apple's longtime design chief, is leaving the company, the firm announced on Thursday. He will be launching his own independent design company, and Apple will be among its primary clients. This story is developing...NOW WATCH: Facebook's scandals weren't enough f...
03:51, 2019-06-28

Longtime Kenzo designers stage final show in Paris It was quite literally the final curtain for Kenzo’s Carol Lim and Humberto Leon at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, after the duo’s eight successful years at the creative helm of the house came to a close...
05:34, 2019-06-24

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the vote with all the ballots counted. Tokayev be...
10:17, 2019-06-10

Longtime Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, a Hall of Fame electee, dies at 75 Pat Bowlen, who was elected to the Hall of Fame this year, had owned the Broncos since 1984 and went to the Super Bowl seven times, winning three.       ...
11:34, 2019-06-14

Tony Paige, longtime WFAN host, leaving station in September This WFAN retirement might stick. Tony Paige, the longtime overnight host on the sports station, announced on his show Tuesday morning that his last day would be Sept. 14. Paige has been at WFAN for 16 years. “I just think it’s time. There’s more stuff I want to do,” Paige said at the start of......
18:51, 2019-06-04

Longtime Chamber president Thomas Donohue hands off post to top aide Donohue, now 80, will be replaced by Suzanne Clark, another senior executive at the business lobby. He will stay on as chief executive for three more years....
22:17, 2019-06-05

Longtime Spurs guard Tony Parker announces retirement after 18 seasons in the NBA Tony Parker has announced his retirement after 18 seasons in NBA. He leaves the league with six all-star appearances and four championship rings.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-10

Jets add longtime Saints scouting director Terry Fontenot to GM candidates A fifth candidate for the open Jets general manager position emerged Wednesday. The team has requested permission to interview Saints director of pro scouting Terry Fontenot, according to the NFL Network. Fontenot joins Joe Douglas, Champ Kelly, Scott Fitterer and George Paton as the known candidate...
16:51, 2019-05-29

Longtime New York District Attorney, scourge of white-collar criminals, dies at 99: NYT Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times....
09:01, 2019-07-22

U of A athletics releases statement on death of George Kalil, longtime donor & die-hard fan TUCSON – Die-hard Arizona basketball fan and Tucson philanthropist George Kalil has passed away at the age of 81.  He’s known for not only contributing hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Arizona program but also being a super fan who attended every home and away basketball game. Her...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Former longtime UCLA gynecologist James Heaps charged with sexually abusing patients A former gynecologist who worked with students at the University of California, Los Angeles has been charged with sexually abusing patients.        ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the result of an Outside The Lines investigation that deta...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Longtime college volleyball coach dodges prison after child pornography conviction "His life is ruined," said the judge, who suspended former IUPUI volleyball coach Steven Payne's prison time.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-19

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of sexual assault in 1990s A longtime advice columnist has accused President Trump of sexually assaulting her in a New York City dressing room two decades ago, saying the episode ended only after “a colossal struggle” with the then-businessman....
23:34, 2019-06-21

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most senior member, having served from 1977 until his death.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-25

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp labels Man City as 'big favourites' to retain Premier League title Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits he was impressed by the "greed and determination" that Manchester City showed to win the Premier League - and believes they will be favourites to retain their crown....
11:00, 2019-07-19

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
09:00, 2019-06-20

Uber to retain Careem brand for now: Careem CFO Uber and Middle East ride-hailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020, when Uber's acquisition is expected to close, Careem's CFO said on Tuesday....
09:34, 2019-06-18

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredith and sent out to SI staffers, Sports Illustrated’...
23:51, 2019-06-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
02:51, 2019-05-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

They Don't Make E3 Press Conferences Like They Used To The “E3 press conference” as an industry institution has been fading ever since Nintendo brilliantly broadcast their first E3 Nintendo Direct in 2012. What were they good for? Just how weird were they? Why did I keep going to them? I ponder these questions in this video....
22:34, 2019-06-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-05-29

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The Blue Grass Army Depo...
06:51, 2019-05-29

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist yet. Are you ready? I’m ready....
23:17, 2019-06-03

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1 9PH. Entry is free...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin. The ally of President Donald Trump faces state Rep. Robert Goforth and two other challengers in Tuesday’s GOP primary. Democrats are choosi...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to entice a minor and later sexually abusing him. The Courier Journal reports 33-year-old Brandon Wood also was sentenced Tuesday to register as a sex offender and undergo...
15:00, 2019-05-29

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - July 18 These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:01, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-05-22

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-05-28

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Souther...
12:51, 2019-05-27

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadiqullah and Abdul Hadi on conspiracy charges related to an alleged murder-for-hire plot...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis _ Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. In Tuesday’s primary election, Beshear defeated two other prominent Democrats _ former state aud...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Trump to be interviewed on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ President Trump will appear Sunday on “Meet the Press,” his first NBC interview since he sat down with anchor Lester Holt in 2017. It will be Trump’s first time on the Sunday morning news show since he became president, CNN reported on Thursday. His last appearance occurred on Augu...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote tabulations. The discrepancies won’t change any outcomes of last month’s primary elect...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Yes, You Can Bench Press in the Squat Rack Ever worry that you might fail a bench press and find yourself pinned by a barbell? You’re not alone—it’s a common concern on the internet among fitness forums and Reddit threads alike....
11:51, 2019-06-04

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virginia University Cancer Institute, the Ohio State Un...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are suing their insurance company over flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a landslide on its access road. ...
00:51, 2019-05-25

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:17, 2019-05-24

Last publication rolls off the press in Tucson TUCSON – The last papers rolled off the press today at the Arizona Daily Star’s printing press. Both the Arizona Daily Star and Bear Essential News ended their newspaper production in Tucson. Back in May, it was announced that printing for the ADS will be moved to Phoenix, where the pape...
12:34, 2019-07-12

Cardi B is done with gossip in new single, ‘Press’ Even by Cardi B standards, it’s been a busy month in the press. Some of it has has been good: her fabulously campy arrival as the embodiment of the red carpet at the Met Gala and husband Offset surprising her with daughter Kulture and some lavish gifts for her first Mother’s Day in Miami. Some......
14:17, 2019-05-31

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing her power over the State Board of Elections. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) —...
23:17, 2019-05-31

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 31 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways. The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires. The counties of...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are suing their insurance company over flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy rains in 2017 and 2018 caused a landslide on its access road. ...
10:34, 2019-05-25

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

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
02:51, 2019-06-12

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
12:34, 2019-07-04

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
16:34, 2019-06-29

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
07:34, 2019-05-22

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could launch as soon as 2022. The problem at hand is this:...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
07:17, 2019-05-24

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
20:34, 2019-06-06

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
22:34, 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-07-09

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-06-04

One Dude Was Really Into Bethesda's Press Conference Last Night Last night’s Bethesda press conference was full of cool announcements like Doom Eternal details and Arkane’s rad looking new game Deathloop. It was also much rowdier than past conferences. That’s mostly good: fans had stuff to be excited about. At least one dude was absolutely loving it. To quote hi...
23:01, 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-06-12

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-07-15

We're Liveblogging Ubisoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Heather Alexandra and Nathan Grayson are bringing you the play-by-play of Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference. Watch it live here or follow along below....
23:01, 2019-06-10

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

We're Liveblogging Bethesda's E3 2019 Press Conference Riley MacLeod and Heather Alexandra are here to bring you the highs and lows of Bethesda’s E3 press conference! You can watch the show here or follow along with us below....
03:17, 2019-06-10

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher or developer—their first take on the press confer...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Watch Bethesda's E3 2019 press event here with us! Recovered from Xbox? Get ready for the company that resurrected Wolfenstein and Doom, as Bethesda caps off E3 Sunday. While we're unlikely to hear more on Elder Scrolls VI during its E3 showcase, expect update news for Fallout 76, a little more on th......
08:00, 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
02:51, 2019-06-19

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-06-05

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 20 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 2019-06-20

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-07-08

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 2019-06-17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:17, 2019-06-10

Lloyd, Pugh, Press among 7 new starters for US vs. Chile PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press formed a new starting front line as U.S. coach Jill Ellis made seven changes for Sunday night’s Women’s World Cup match against Chile. Alyssa Naeher remained in goal for the defending champions and Abby Dahlkemper was the lone hol...
18:17, 2019-06-16

| 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

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:34, 2019-07-02

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:51, 2019-07-01

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-06-07

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 17 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-07-17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-06-13

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:51, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 24 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 2019-06-24

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:17, 2019-07-22

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-06-21

Watch Ubisoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Ubisoft is on a roll right now. The Assassin's Creed franchise is in a good place, Rainbow Six Siege is trucking along and The Division 2 is arguably the biggest loot-shooter on the market right now. So where does the publisher go from here? Well, it......
02:34, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
06:00, 2019-07-19

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:34, 2019-07-12

Watch Nintendo's E3 2019 press event with us! It's the final press show of E3, and it's gaming royalty. Nintendo Direct is coming to you live, so come watch with us! Pokemon news? More on Fire Emblem? We hope so. And what about Animal Crossing? We're streaming the entire thing live, so join us a......
21:34, 2019-06-11

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 14 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 2019-06-14

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:51, 2019-06-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 3 June 3 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
03:51, 2019-06-03

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:17, 2019-07-04

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:00, 2019-07-23

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
03:51, 2019-05-23

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
02:00, 2019-07-12

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

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 31 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Rapinoe a warrior on and off the field, says team mate Press Megan Rapinoe was hailed as a warrior by team mate Christen Press on Monday, after a week in which the United States winger was criticized by President Donald Trump but still led her side into a women's World Cup semi-final against England....
16:00, 2019-07-01

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
20:17, 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 23 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 2019-05-23

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introduction of Project xCloud, a long-awaited game streaming s......
19:34, 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 29 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00, 2019-05-29

A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be establishedDaphne Caruana Galizia was driving away from her home in October 2017 when a bomb planted under the seat of her car was remotely triggered, killing her instantly.Caruana Galizia was a...
12:01, 2019-07-05

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 30 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Belarus to press Russia for compensation for lost oil profits Belarus will take Russia to court if Moscow refuses to compensate Minsk for profits it lost due to a major Russian oil contamination earlier this year, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
11:00, 2019-06-28

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitter to make the announcement that Stephanie Grisham ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Going into the final year of his rookie contract, Marcus Mariota hasn’t changed anything about how he prepares for this season. That includes no talk of holding out or public demands for a new contract. The Titans quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner prefers to sh...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
16:34, 2019-05-21

'View' hosts press 2020 Dem on how much she sounds like Trump "The View" peppered author and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson with questions Thursday and suggested that she sounded too much like President Trump in her approach to politics....
00:34, 2019-06-21

| Thiem rages at press conference eviction for Serena Dominic Thiem was left fuming after being kicked out of his own Roland Garros media conference so that a defeated Serena Williams could be accommodated instead....
16:17, 2019-06-02

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code blue in the gymnasium,” someone said over th...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will address the media Monday afternoon, hours after Boston moved Pedroia to the 60-day injured list. The 35-year-old Red Sox great has played in six games this...
21:00, 2019-05-27

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-05-28

Watch Square Enix's E3 2019 press event here with us! Square Enix is at E3 2019 and it has one of the flashiest titles of the year, Final Fantasy VII Remake. The company dropped a new trailer and revealed the game's release date during a live symphony performance last night, showing off what it means by......
02:51, 2019-06-11

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Monday amid their countries' strained relations....
01:34, 2019-07-22

'I'm not everyone's cup of tea': Steve Bruce's first Newcastle press conference – video Newly appointed Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is quietly confident he will do a good job at the club despite admitting he is "not everyone's cup of tea."The 58-year-old, who has succeeded Rafael Benítez, was speaking at his first Newcastle United press conference.His appointment has been criticised by ...
17:34, 2019-07-19

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 22 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:51, 2019-05-22

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
23:00, 2019-06-21

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding options, and the ways incumbents can respond to stay ahead This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are vital creators of wealth,...
22:34, 2019-05-25

Bella Thorne Calls Out ''Press Hungry'' Mod Sun Over Breakup Drama Bella Thorne and Mod Sun may have called it quits, but they are just getting started as far as feuds go. Nearly a month ago the artists parted ways in what appeared to be an amicable......
08:17, 2019-05-30

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 11 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:51, 2019-06-11

Christen Press responds to criticism over partnership with Barstool Sports USA star posted video to Barstool’s official Instagram accountBarstool has history of crude humour and sexist jokesUSA star Christen Press has responded to questions about her involvement with Barstool Sports, a website with a history of misogyny. Press linked up with Barstool during the US women’s ...
15:00, 2019-07-21

Canada sends delegation to China to press for release of citizens Canada has sent a parliamentary delegation to China to press for the release of two Canadian citizens formally arrested for espionage last week, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-05-21

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 4 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Thiem slams Serena's 'bad personality' after press conference row "Dominic Thiem has accused Serena Williams of showing a \"bad personality\" after his Roland Garros press conference was pulled to accomodate the American veteran."...
19:34, 2019-06-02

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for its workers in the UK.At a meeting at the TUC’s head office this month the GMB union made presentations, including one from an...
16:00, 2019-05-21

German press mulls resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
06:00, 2019-06-03

German press reflects on resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
13:34, 2019-06-03

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, wearing a thrift-store sports coat, won more than $110,000 in a seemingly random fashion. James Holzhauer’s recent 33-game run on “Jeopardy!” has turned...
01:17, 2019-06-11

| Norway draft in towering press officer to prepare for Renard Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown....
17:00, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Senators press feds on response to Native safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on federal legislation aimed at addressing violence against Native American women (all times local): 4 p.m. Lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to respond with urgency in addressing violence against Native American women and children after two official...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Deutsche Bank shares slump further as fallout from bad press continues Investors complain shares are worth less than a pack of cigarettes after 40% slump in 10 monthsDeutsche Bank shares slid to fresh lows as its boss announced “tough cutbacks” for the investment bank following a fraught year of money laundering allegations, failed merger talks, and lawsuits by Donald ...
15:00, 2019-05-24

Hong Kong leader to press on with extradition bill despite protests Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
06:34, 2019-06-10

Euroclear to press ahead with blockchain pilot for commercial paper Securities house Euroclear said on Wednesday it would push ahead with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for issuing and settling commercial paper transactions used by companies to grease the wheels of the economy....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Trump and May hold joint press conference – video highlights The US president criticises Sadiq Khan and Jeremy Corbyn while backing Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt as candidates to be next prime minister. Speaking at a joint press conference with May, Trump said she deserved 'a lot of credit' for her work on BrexitTrump says he turned down Corbyn's request to m...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Xbox E3 2019: The 16 biggest announcements and trailers from the press conference Microsoft promised a big show for E3 2019, and for the most part, it delivered. Over 60 games were shown off during the media briefing on Sunday afternoon, including more than a dozen first-party titles. Rather than recap the show in its entirety (you can always go rewatch the stream), I’ve de...
01:51, 2019-06-10

Watch everything from ASUS' Computex 2019 press event in ten minutes! ASUS crammed in an awful lot of press, gaming enthusiasts and their own execs to celebrate 30 years in the business, as well as its latest range of laptops, phones, routers and more. While the ZenBook Pro Duo, a dual-screen laptop that holds on t......
19:17, 2019-05-28

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
22:51, 2019-07-07

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 13 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-06-13

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 5 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 2019-06-05

‘The president's insane’: book by CNN's Jim Acosta charts Trump war on press Reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, according to an eagerly awaited new book by one of the c...
20:17, 2019-05-25

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 28 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:00, 2019-06-28

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, ...
06:17, 2019-07-17

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
23:34, 2019-07-12

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - June 17 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:34, 2019-06-17

"Effort To Intimidate The Press": Editor's Guild On Journalist's Arrest The Editors Guild of India issued a statement today, condemning the arrest of a freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner over alleged objectionable content related to Uttar......
14:00, 2019-06-09

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 9 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:34, 2019-07-09

Watch the EA Play E3 2019 press conference live stream right here Electronic Arts is once again kicking off E3 a weekend of livestreams and press conferences with its EA PLAY event on Saturday, June 8th at 9:15 AM PT / 12:15 PM ET from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The publisher is mixing it up this year by breaking the event down into six 30 minute segm...
03:51, 2019-06-09

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 12 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Russia to press ahead with release of captive whales despite outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite anger from environmental groups....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
06:34, 2019-05-25

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

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

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership conveying their concerns to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.During a breakfast meeting with ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
00:17, 2019-05-22

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 10 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:17, 2019-06-10

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 16 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman to be next White House press secretary First lady Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, would replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She has been with us since 2015 – @POTUS & I can...
22:00, 2019-06-27

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 7 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
03:17, 2019-07-11

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trumps, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
20:51, 2019-06-14

Are interest rates going down? Trade war, stock market, vulnerable economy may press Fed The Federal Reserve is likely to open the door to a possible rate cut in July, depending on U.S.-China trade talks in coming weeks, economists say.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census President Trump is planning to further his ongoing battle to place a question about citizenship on the 2020 census by announcing an executive action in the Rose Garden on Thursday....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Accidental cat filter turns press conference live stream into a meme In something of a ridiculous and yet lighthearted story, a Pakistani politician’s press briefing with journalists recently became comedic fodder after a cat filter was applied to the faces of individuals being recorded via Facebook live. The incident, which was attributed to human error, showc...
02:51, 2019-06-18

Christen Press's Barstool deal is a slap in the face to what the USWNT stands for The striker’s mystifying choice to partner with Barstool Sports, a company antithetical to the USWNT’s values of inclusiveness, has allowed her team’s identity to be co-opted on its victory lapSince the end of the Women’s World Cup, the US women’s national team has been celebrating in jubilant and b...
11:51, 2019-07-17

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave post US President Donald Trump announced press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would leave the White House at the end of June. Her last press briefing was in March and a replacement has not been named....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving role as Trump’s press secretary Trump said on Twitter Thursday afternoon that Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House at the end of the month and "going home to the Great State of Arkansas."...
23:17, 2019-06-13

‘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

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas….,” Trump wrote o...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her post at the end of June, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,”...
23:00, 2019-06-13

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
22:17, 2019-06-11

Terrible Congressman Matt Gaetz Will Press Charges Against the Woman Who Milkshaked Him The truly awful Rep. Matt Gaetz told Fox News on Thursday that he’s planning on pressing charges against the woman who threw a drink at him as he exited a town hall event earlier this month....
05:51, 2019-06-28

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

Seeking reset with journalists, Macron keeps press room inside Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will maintain the presidential press room inside the Elysee Palace, backtracking on earlier plans to restrict media access to the heart of French power, as he seeks to fix a bumpy relationship with the media in France....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Race is on for coveted press secretary role The surprise announcement that Sarah Sanders plans to leave the Trump administration has sparked a heated contest to succeed her as White House press secretary, with President Trump telling Fox News “a lot of people” are angling for the gig....
21:17, 2019-06-14

A Radio Station in Italy Finds Itself on the Frontline of a Populist Attack on the Press Every morning for more than two decades, thousands of listeners across Italy tuned in to Radio Radicale to hear the iconic voice of journalist Massimo Bordin hosting the daily newspaper review. But when the news of his death was announced on April 17, it came at an especially difficult time for the ...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
04:34, 2019-05-29

'I'm being honest here': Zidane annoyed by press questions before La Liga finale – video Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane refused to reveal whether goalkeeper Keylor Navas will be staying with the club next season, and was irritated when asked if team selection is entirely up to him. 'It's my decision, obviously. If I don't do what I want with my team, I leave,' said the French ma...
20:17, 2019-05-21

US Press Secretary Bruised After Brawl With North Korea Security: Report New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was bruised Sunday in a scuffle between North Korean security and members of the U.S. press pool covering President Donald Trump's meeting with North......
05:00, 2019-07-01

A free press is ‘cornerstone’ for accountability and ‘speaking truth to power’: Guterres At a time when disinformation and mistrust of the news media is growing, a free press is “essential for peace, justice, sustainable development and human rights”, said the UN Secretary-General, in his message for World Press Freedom Day, marked on Friday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Sean Spicer: Press blaming Sarah Sanders for their reduction in airtime Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is getting undue criticism because a reduction in daily briefings doesn't give TV reporters more personal airtime, Sean Spicer claimed Friday....
10:34, 2019-06-15

Cops ID Blue Bell ice cream licker, won’t press charges because she’s a minor The cold case gripping the nation has finally been licked! Texas cops on Friday said they found the girl who licked a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and then put it back on the shelf — and she even confessed after being busted with the boyfriend who filmed her in the video gone viral.......
04:17, 2019-07-06

Tennis star Ash Barty sneaking Disney lyrics into press conferences Ashleigh Barty's Wimbledon singles adventure may have ended at the hands of America's Alison Riske Monday, but she's clearly been having some fun off the court....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Sarah Sanders' tenure as press secretary ended long before her exit The departing White House spokeswoman, who has not held a press briefing in months, spun a web of deceit in her role“You’re fired!”Donald Trump was joking when he barked these words at his press secretary, Sarah Sanders, during a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in April – on a night when both were sn...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Iran Revoked a New York Times Correspondent’s Press Accreditation, Paper Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran has revoked the press accreditation for The New York Times’ correspondent based in Tehran without explanation, the newspaper reported Tuesday. While the newspaper said it remained hopeful Thomas Erdbrink soon would be allowed to work again, the revoca...
11:17, 2019-06-11

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

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

Trump 2020 press secretary: Alyssa Milano 'doesn't matter' Trump 2020 national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany lashed out at actress and activist Alyssa Milano on Friday, saying that everyday women "tune out" the Trump critic and that Hollywood's opinions on political issues are irrelevant....
07:34, 2019-06-29

Dominic Thiem says Serena Williams has 'bad personality' after press conference interruption Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem blasted Serena Williams as having “a bad personality” over the weekend after being booted out of his press conference to make room for the American following her loss at the French Open....
19:17, 2019-06-03

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
22:01, 2019-07-17

Kim Darroch: Jeremy Hunt defends right of press to publish leaked cables Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets ActThe foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has defended the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches sent by Sir Kim Darroch while he was the British ambassador to the US.The Metropolitan police ...
12:51, 2019-07-13

Jesse Watters: Trump 'won' the 'squad' press conference, Dems just want to 'impeach him for tweeting' President Trump emerged the victor after four freshmen Democratic lawmakers held a press conference responding to his criticisms of them, according to Jesse Watters....
03:34, 2019-07-16

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and an Australian man on Facebook Live with an augmented reality “cat filter” turned on, per the Daily Beast.Read more......
02:17, 2019-07-22

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled plans on Friday for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November, after his daughters expressed concern it could invite retaliation by Japanese authorities, his lawyers said....
15:17, 2019-06-28

E3 2019 schedule: Press conference live streams, start times, and what to expect There is no weekend of the year that gamers anticipate more than the weekend before E3. Over the next few days, the likes of Microsoft, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft, and Square Enix will announce new games that will launch over the next year. We might even learn more about Microsoft’s next-generation...
17:51, 2019-06-06

Kellyanne's husband pummels Trump on Twitter after he claims he got positive press coverage in UK George Conway, husband to senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, unleashed a series of tweets on the president in an attempt to show him he was wrong to think he received positive press coverage during his trip to the United Kingdom....
18:34, 2019-06-06

Pentagon postpones press briefing on Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday it had indefinitely postponed a press briefing on Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Google plans to press play on its Stadia cloud gaming service in November The release date for Google's Stadia cloud gaming service is November. Subscribers can pay $129.99 to be the first to stream games such as 'Doom.'        ...
23:34, 2019-06-06

Pompeo to press Germany on military spending, Huawei, Nordstream on delayed visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a five-day European trip on Friday with a delayed visit to Berlin, where he was expected to press Germany to boost its military spending, avoid dealings with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and reconsider a pipeline project with Russia....
07:51, 2019-05-31

'I don't do cover-ups': Trump angrily lashes out at Democratic probes at surprise press conference President Donald Trump said "I don't do cover-ups" at a surprise White House press conference. Trump said reportersshould be "ashamed" of themselves for how they have reported on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
18:34, 2019-05-22

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Grisham could be seen in videos posted onlin...
21:17, 2019-06-30

Christen Press On Her Ill-Conceived Partnership With Barstool Sports: "I Wasn't Familiar With The Site" After a week of ducking questions about the origins of her regrettable World Cup victory parade partnership with the racist and misogynist clown show that is Barstool Sports, Christen Press finally responded last night. It will surprise no one that Barstool’s version of events was misleading....
20:51, 2019-07-20

'Thiem is owed an apology' - Croft & Cash weigh in on Serena press conference row "Annabel Croft believes that Dominic Thiem has been treated \"disrespectfully\" after having to cut short his press conference to accomodate Serena Williams."...
12:34, 2019-06-03

Bethesda’s E3 2019 press conference: Start time, how to watch, and live stream No press conference at E3 2019 has me more intrigued than this one. On Sunday, June 9th at 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET, Bethesda — publisher of the Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises — will take the stage for its latest E3 showcase, but unlike in previous years, we truly don’t know w...
01:51, 2019-06-10

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
10:00, 2019-06-28

Biden vows to revive daily press briefings if he wins the White House In a move likely to be welcomed by many of Trump's media critics, former Vice President Joe Biden has announced he would bring back daily press briefings if he wins the White House....
03:17, 2019-07-12

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 press renders reveal the final design of the phone With less than a month to go before Samsung officially pulls back the curtain on the Galaxy Note 10 at an Unpacked event in NYC, the final design of the flagship device has leaked online. On Wednesday, both Twitter leaker Ishan Agarwal and WinFuture’s Roland Quandt shared what they claim are p...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo storms out of postgame press conference after Game 6 loss Milwaukee star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo stormed out of his news conference after the Bucks' Game 6 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night....
22:17, 2019-05-26

Senior MPs demand Scotland Yard backtracks on warning to press after Sir Kim Darroch leak Senior MPs have demanded Scotland Yard backtracks after warning the media not to publish leaks following the publication of confidential memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington....
10:34, 2019-07-15

One Free Press Coalition's most urgent cases for July 2019: 10 journalists under threat Journalists often put their own lives on the line or risk detention for their reporting. With press freedom at risk, the One Free Press Coalition is highlighting these 10 most urgent cases for July 2019....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event Huawei hosted a public relations event in China today called “A Coffee With Ren,” a made-for-TV special with CEO Ren Zhengfei. And while there were plenty of newsworthy moments, including the confirmation that Huawei phone sales are expected to slump 40 percent in coming years, the media spectacle ...
23:01, 2019-06-17

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Stepping Down as White House Press Secretary, Trump Says After more than three years serving as one of the most trusted members of Donald Trump’s Administration, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is stepping down from her position as White House Press Secretary. “Our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month...
01:00, 2019-06-14

Nadler not worried that GOP could press Mueller for details on Russia probe: 'Let them waste their time' House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., is looking forward to Wednesday’s testimony from Robert Mueller, and is not concerned that the whole thing may blow up in his face once Republicans are allowed to ask questions of the former Special Counsel....
18:00, 2019-07-21

Black-clad protesters in Hong Kong press for extradition bill to be axed Thousands dressed in black marched in Hong Kong on Friday to press for the full withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that has triggered violent protests and plunged the financial hub into political crisis....
08:34, 2019-06-21

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ appeared fi...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Newt Gingrich: 'It's sort of a miracle Trump is still standing' after overwhelmingly negative press coverage As President Trump gets set to formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said the president's current position in the race is a "miracle" given the constant negative media coverage. ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Rahul Gandhi Press Meet Passes Sold For A Lakh: Suspended Congress Leader Suspended Congress leader Karate R Thiagarajan on Saturday alleged security lapse during party chief Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to Chennai, claiming that the state Congress media coordinator sold......
19:00, 2019-06-29

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson....
22:51, 2019-06-19

Naomi Osaka abruptly ends press conference after first-round defeat at Wimbledon: 'Can I leave?' Naomi Osaka was upset in the first round at Wimbledon and overwhelming emotions appeared to be getting to her as she took part in the post-match news conference with reporters Monday....
18:34, 2019-07-02

Christen Press Scores, Alex Morgan Trolls, And USWNT Leads England 2-1 At The Half Anyone concerned by Megan Rapinoe’s absence from the starting lineup of today’s USWNT Women’s World Cup semifinal against England was given swift reassurance that everything would be okay when Christen Press, Rapinoe’s replacement, scored this arrowing header just 10 minutes in:...
23:17, 2019-07-02

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) full specs and press images leak ahead of announcement The Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019) is Samsung's next budget-friendly Android tablet, which is expected to be unveiled this month. It's not the only tablet Samsung has in the pipeline, but it's definitely the cheapest one based on the leaked specs sheet.If you don't want to be spoiled with all the details abo...
01:17, 2019-07-03

Exclusive: U.S. drug czar to travel to China to press government to stop fentanyl trafficking U.S. drug czar James Carroll says he will be traveling to China by year's end to inspect their efforts to crack down on fentanyl manufacturers and press them to do more....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Mercedes Schlapp Leaving White House Press Office to Join Trump Campaign Ms. Schlapp’s departure, which was expected as part of a press office shuffle, makes her the latest White House official to find a soft landing in the campaign or an outside group....
02:51, 2019-07-02

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
22:17, 2019-07-10

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration AP Photo/Evan Vucci White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the Trump administration at the end of the month after serving the president for more than three years. Trump praised Sanders and encouraged her to follow her father's footsteps in Arkansas politics in a tweet announ...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Xbox E3 2019 press conference to feature ‘Halo Infinite’ gameplay, xCloud demos We’re less than a week away from the first press conferences of E3 2019, and although leaks have been few and far between up to this point, some major details are finally beginning to make their way online. For example, on Tuesday, Thurrott’s Brad Sams cobbled together everything he&rsqu...
21:51, 2019-06-05

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, and single-serve coffee brewers....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Crackdown on Christians in Eritrea spurs UN expert to press Government 'to live up to its international commitments' Cracking down on Catholic Church activities, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of Orthodox and Christian congregation members in Eritrea, prompted a call from a UN independent rights expert on Friday for the Government to respect citizens' freedom of religion and to “release those who have been impr...
00:34, 2019-06-22

Canadian Police Accidentally Livestream Double Homicide Press Conference Using Facebook’s Cat Filter Canada’s national police force live-streamed a press conference regarding a double homicide on Friday and added animated cat-like features to the presiding officer. Facebook’s video technology has the capabilities of overlaying the recording with filters that distort or change the video&...
19:51, 2019-07-21

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 4-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macbooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
23:17, 2019-06-20

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-14

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
02:01, 2019-06-21