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Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president

"Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president

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Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg would take steps to make sure that American taxpayers ...
04:00, 2019-06-12

Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken No one was dying to hear Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s opinion on whether former Sen. Al Franken should have stepped down after allegations that he’d sexually harassed women emerged in 2017. But last night, we got it anyway. And it was pretty dumb!...
17:51, 2019-06-04

Why Does Pete Buttigieg Never Wear a Blazer? The surprising upstart of the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign has made going jacket-less his signature. What that’s saying about his electability and his image vis a vis Donald Trump...
09:17, 2019-06-04

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Minister Netanyahu makes good on his threat to annex ...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Pete Buttigieg is inspiring gay men to find love online Mayor Pete could be influencing fellow millennials to swipe right. The 37-year-old from South Bend, Indiana, is the first openly gay person to make a serious bid for the presidency, bringing greater representation to the LGBTQ community. Like many young people, Buttigieg met his husband, Chasten Gle...
21:17, 2019-05-28

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Pete Buttigieg described politics as a 'sexy challenge' in resurfaced newspaper interview Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was recently confronted about an interview he did at the age of 18 in which he calls politics a "sexy challenge" that he thought he would be able to "pull off."...
23:34, 2019-05-28

Paul Rudd played an unrelatable Pete Buttigieg visiting 'The View' on 'SNL' Saturday Night Live/ Youtube Paul Rudd played a not-so-relatable Pete Buttigieg on "Saturday Night Live." Rudd-as-Buttigieg mentioned he was Harvard graduate, war veteran, Rhodes Scholar, and multilingual in one sentence. Scroll down to watch. Read more stories like this on Business Insider's hom...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Fox News Welcomes Pete Buttigieg. Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’ Aren’t Pleased. Another Democratic town hall event on the channel liberals love to hate drew sizable ratings — and underscored the split between its news and opinion sides....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Lawrence Jones on Buttigieg's MSNBC town hall: Mayor Pete is a 'chameleon' Is Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg showing his far-left colors?   Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones thinks he is, calling him a "chameleon" while reviewing his comments at an MSNBC town hall Monday night....
03:51, 2019-06-05

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
21:51, 2019-06-13

Pete Buttigieg 'rags to riches' story is false, brother-in-law tells Laura Ingraham Pastor Rhyan Glezman, brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg, said Thursday evening that the “rags to riches” narrative in a newspaper profile about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and his husband is a lie....
08:34, 2019-05-31

Bill Maher's talk of hypothetical Trump-led purge baffles panel: 'I'm just asking' "Real Time" host Bill Maher seemed to confound his panel Friday night by using reports of a purge in North Korea to try to make a point about Republicans and their reactions to President Trump....
11:34, 2019-06-08

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
21:17, 2019-05-23

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a shoplifting incident at a nearby bakery....
09:34, 2019-06-15

Bill Maher calls political correctness 'cancer on progressivism,' says he doesn't trust media "Real Time" host Bill Maher blasted political correctness as a "cancer on progressivism" and slammed the media during his Monday night appearance on CNN....
05:17, 2019-06-11

Bill Maher admits Hillary Clinton 'committed obstruction of justice' in email scandal "Real Time" host Bill Maher made a stunning admission on Monday night when he said he thought former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "committed obstruction of justice" with the email scandal. ...
16:34, 2019-06-11

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
06:01, 2019-05-22

Young, Brash and Reckless: Why Biden’s First Run for President Failed When Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought the 1988 Democratic nomination for president, he was a young lawmaker running on a message of generational change. His bid, though, was doomed by self-inflicted mistakes. Here’s how it unfolded....
18:00, 2019-06-03

Why young, left-wing radicals could help re-elect President Trump “It was traumatizing,” said Juniper, age 19. “It was sort of a personal attack, or at least it felt that way.” “It really is their 9/11,” said Laila, 26. “Not that I’m attempting in any way to equate the loss of so many precious lives to an individual that was elected to office.” Angry and......
03:17, 2019-06-16

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach practice range Tuesday looking for a place to hit balls. There was one open spot: Right next to Tiger Woods. “I was not about to take that spot,’’ Camero...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers gave the measure final co...
12:34, 2019-06-04

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander in chief and congressional Democrats. “Just signed Disaster Aid Bill to help Americans who have been hit...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Trump primary challenger Bill Weld admits GOP voters overwhelmingly back president Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, running to deny President Trump of the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination, admitted this week that voters are just really not interested in a challenger....
13:17, 2019-05-24

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

Donald Trump UK visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan calling him 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his state visit to the UK....
10:51, 2019-06-03

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundations, legal and moral, of this country”, Democrati...
18:17, 2019-05-26

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 14%. Californi...
00:34, 2019-06-11

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
00:17, 2019-06-09

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, the one-...
16:01, 2019-05-25

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
23:51, 2019-06-11

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country’s “legal and moral” foundations....
19:00, 2019-05-26

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
18:34, 2019-06-11

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place....
03:00, 2019-06-09

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disability to avoid serving in the Vietnam war.The US pres...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
01:34, 2019-05-24

There’s more to like about Pete Alonso than just his power There is much to like about Mets rookie Pete Alonso, but Saturday night was really special. Here were the Mets clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh inning — and one-run leads are dangerous with the Mets bullpen. Then Alonso led off with an incredibly high fly to left field. Rockies left-fielder...
11:17, 2019-06-09

Buttigieg brother-in-law rips candidate, accuses campaign of misrepresenting family's past Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law is accusing the campaign of misrepresenting his family’s past for political gain -- something that he says has led to death threats against him....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Amazon cancels Sneaky Pete In a trick that it probably picked up from Prime users who cancel just after the holidays, Amazon is continuing its trend of killing off shows right after they air new seasons. In May, the super-retailer/streaming service canceled The Tick shortly after the premiere of its second season, and now Var...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Pete Holmes On the Finding Inner Peace in Any Situation Pete Holmes (star of HBO's Crashing and host of the You Made It Weird podcast) on how expectations are ruining your reality, why everything and what Disneyland can teach you about spirituality....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Chris Paddack has a lot more than Pete Alonso to worry about now Pete Alonso’s competition for NL Rookie fo the Month in June just got a little easier. The Padres optioned 23-year-old rookie Chris Paddack to Single-A Lake Elsinore on Wednesday. Paddack had cooled off after his ridiculous start — allowing 12 runs over 14 1/3 innings in his past three starts ...
17:17, 2019-06-13

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
11:51, 2019-06-09

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
09:51, 2019-05-23

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European sessile oak together in April 2018 when Macron made h...
04:17, 2019-06-13

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
09:51, 2019-06-10

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about Buttigieg’s delay, someone called out: &#...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Why Pete Alonso could be left off Rookie of the Year ballots Pete Alonso is on the path to the best season ever by a Mets rookie position player. Yet, he may not win NL Rookie of the Year and might not even appear on every ballot. With the season one-third complete, the NL Rookie race is setting up as the best of any award. If the......
00:17, 2019-05-26

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team from Coney Island just like so many other hope to ...
20:17, 2019-06-14

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, or “much higher than 25%” on $300 bill...
03:51, 2019-06-11

The quick uniform change that shows Pete Alonso really cares Pete Alonso will bring 22 home runs to Citi Field on Thursday night when the Mets open a four-game series against the Cardinals. That’s the second-most home runs ever hit by an NL rookie prior to the All-Star break. Cody Bellinger bashed 25 in 2017. It’s the approach Alonso brings to the game that c...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Mets’ Pete Alonso is hungry for first taste of Subway Series The intensity and pressure of New York haven’t fazed Pete Alonso, and the Mets don’t expect the Subway Series to be any different. Alonso has been the Mets’ best player, keeping them afloat despite injuries and underperformance around him, and now the rookie first baseman will get his first taste of...
06:00, 2019-06-11

Pete Alonso’s weird response to very strange alien question The question was out of right field. Pete Alonso’s response came from outer space. After the Mets beat the Yankees on Tuesday night to salvage a Subway Series split, the rookie phenom was faced with ESPN inquiries over standard baseball musings and… aliens. “We can all agree that aliens ...
01:51, 2019-06-13

Pete Alonso right at home in Subway Series pressure cooker Pete Alonso’s indoctrination into the Subway Series wouldn’t have been complete without a jog around the bases Tuesday. Add Yankee Stadium to the list of launch sites for the Mets rookie, who homered in the first inning in Game 2 of the split doubleheader. “I’m really looking forward to the ones at ...
17:34, 2019-06-12

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love as frequently as possible. Sometimes you just have...
16:17, 2019-06-01

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember information better when he handwrites it instead of typing on a keyboard. The Mets rookie entered Monday in something of a slump for May, hitting only .192 for t...
06:00, 2019-05-28

Pete Alonso doubles down on ‘hurtful’ tweet reply, push to play Pete Alonso played better defense than the rest of the Mets on Friday night. His defense just happened to initially come on Twitter. The first baseman fought back against the idea that his lobbying to keep Thursday’s game going through the rain led to the Mets’ 5-4 loss, which was completed Friday. ...
09:34, 2019-06-15

Pete Rose’s tale of giving Joe DiMaggio a shower in Vietnam is wild Pete Rose and Joe DiMaggio once spent 23 days touring Vietnam together, and to say the trip brought two of baseball’s most acclaimed hitters closer together is an understatement. On Tuesday’s appearance with Mike Francesa, Rose recounted a rather memorable portion of the trip. “As ...
23:17, 2019-06-05

Pete the Planner: Before buying your parents' house, calculate its effect on retirement Buying your parents' home could be a good financial move. But when you are nearing retirement age, calculate its effect on your overall savings plan.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-07

Watch Kendall Jenner's Priceless Reaction to Pete Davidson's Modeling Debut Kendall Jenner was just as surprised as the rest of us when Pete Davidson made his modeling debut. In fact, she wasn't even aware that he would be walking alongside her in Alexander......
03:34, 2019-06-04

Pete Davidson, Kendall Jenner walk in Alexander Wang fashion show Embracing Manhattan’s iconic Rockefeller Center as his venue, Alexander Wang offers a huge hug to his city and American fashion as he showed his latest collection al fresco. (May 31)        ...
09:34, 2019-06-01

The Long-Term Effect of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's Short Engagement Thank u, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, for sharing. It's been a year since the singer and the Saturday Night Live star got engaged, the diamond- and tattoo-studded promise to take......
15:17, 2019-06-11

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
06:01, 2019-05-31

World War II veteran 'Harmonica Pete' plays national anthem on 'Fox & Friends' after going viral A World War II veteran who goes by the beloved nickname 'Harmonica Pete' described his service and what the National Anthem means to him after performing the song for the United States Women's National team before a recent match....
04:34, 2019-05-30

Pete Rose: Johnny Bench would never have made it to Hall of Fame 'if I wasn't born' Baseball legend Pete Rose took a shot at his former teammate and Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench on Thursday during an appearance on “The Brian Kilmeade Show.”...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Pete Davidson Makes Surprise Modeling Debut on Alexander Wang Runway Pete Davidson is adding a new position to his resumé: Model. The Saturday Night Live star made his modeling debut in Alexander Wang's New York City show, which took place at the......
04:01, 2019-06-01

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
01:34, 2019-05-25

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. After choking away a ninth-inning two-run lead with......
03:17, 2019-06-15

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
17:17, 2019-05-22

Pete Rose opens up: Gambling nowadays, crazy Ted Williams tale and ‘winning life’ Post columnist Steve Serby gets inside the head of baseball’s Hit King Pete Rose — to discuss his gambling, Hall of Fame ban, the state of today’s game and his legacy. Q: With more states, eight and counting, legalizing sports gambling and MLB making MGM Resorts International its “official gaming pa...
06:34, 2019-06-02

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
00:34, 2019-06-14

The young sun spun slowly, which could explain why we are here The makeup of the moon shows that the young sun rotated slower than other similar stars, leaving the early solar system relatively calm so life could arise...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Will Young: ‘If I were to do this concert now, I’d probably wear a skirt’ The singer on the beauty of wearing white and anything that pushes the boundaries of gender normsI wore this Burberry shirt and Alexander McQueen suit for the Concert for Diana memorial, 10 years after her death. It was a big event and I wanted to make it as brilliant as possible, right down to my w...
18:00, 2019-05-22

The book is still out on Yankees’ young starter CLEVELAND — As the 2019 Yankees try to avoid registering their first calendar decade without winning a pennant since 1910-1919, this is no time to contemplate macro issues. Call me a troublemaker, though, as I can’t help but wonder: What do they have in Domingo German? For this season, German, good ...
12:17, 2019-06-08

Breakthroughs Are Not Just for the Young at the French Open Jan-Lennard Struff, 29, reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time on Saturday. His next obstacle is No. 1 Novak Djokovic....
23:34, 2019-06-01

Bengals' Zac Taylor is young, but confident to do things his way Change has come to Cincinnati in the form of the 35-year-old Taylor, who is already impressing with his vision, intelligence and attention to detail....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Bronx man convicted of pimping out minors as young as 8 A Bronx man was convicted in Manhattan federal court of pimping out at least four minors for sex — including one victim who was just 8 years old. Claudius English, 45, used the Internet in 2013 to find, recruit and lure minor victims to his apartment, where he photographed them in sexually suggestiv...
01:00, 2019-06-12

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. According to OVPD, the suspects ripped cellphones out of their box and dumped the boxes in the trash before walking out of the store. Officials said the m...
09:01, 2019-05-24

Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who anthology. H...
14:34, 2019-06-15

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls the shots....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt sign young striker With the season over, the summer transfer window is open! The Eagles have turned to young Serbian talent yet again after the big-money sale of Luka Jovic. Keep up to date with all the major Bundesliga transfers here....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new study. Researchers found that college-age straight women today are more likely to watch porn than their predecessor. But they are also more likely to ha...
22:17, 2019-06-14

Young St. Louis Blues fan, 11, gets her moment with Stanley Cup after team's win A young St. Louis Blues superfan, who was the team’s source of inspiration in their journey to the Stanley Cup trophy, joined the players on the ice during the championship celebration Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-06-14

Anna, a young woman seeking love and Allah Elke Müller is fighting for her daughter Anna, who fell in love with a young Afghan and converted to Islam. Her mother spoke to DW about feeling alienated and her fear that Anna might become radicalized....
02:34, 2019-05-26

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Young Alfred kills, fucks in new Pennyworth trailer EPIX has been teasing its DC series about a hot, young Alfred Pennyworth who, years before cleaning up after Batman, was a badass spy with a rapier wit. We’ve seen a few teasers, but now the show’s got a full trailer that sets up Alfred’s partnership with Thomas Wayne and the criminal conspiracy in ...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period.Higgins, 66, was sentenced to 24 years and three months in prison. He showed no ...
15:17, 2019-06-12

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
20:51, 2019-05-22

Ernst & Young Quits as Auditor for Chinese Bank The firm’s resignation adds to concerns about the health of the China’s regional banks following a government takeover of a troubled small bank last month....
14:17, 2019-06-03

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:17, 2019-05-30

Young Texas couple die from unidentified illness in Fiji WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities in Fiji say a young Texas couple vacationing in the South Pacific country have died from an unidentified illness. The couple arrived in Fiji on May 22 and were taken to a hospital after they became ill, according to Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medic...
09:51, 2019-06-04

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 13: Lysette Titi 'Young, Sad and Blue' For years, I knew very little about Lysette. For instance, I had no idea her actual artist name (at the time) was Lysette Titi. I didn’t know she was from the D.C. area. I had no idea she was, at one point, a lead singer for legendary D.C. go-go band Backyard Band. All I knew was that in early 1998,...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Young Canadian golfers from Quebec, B.C. looking to learn at U.S. Women’s Open “I think, overall, it's going to be a really cool experience playing alongside everyone and seeing how my game stacks up to everyone else," B.C. golfer Megan Osland said....
09:17, 2019-05-31

‘I’ve Been Told Lies.’ Young Chinese Recall When They First Learned of Tiananmen For 30 years, China’s Communist Party has worked hard to erase the memory of the massacre on June 4, 1989. Much of the world is aware that hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people died as tanks and troops rolled through Tiananmen Square in the heart of the capital Beijing, ending the student-led...
19:00, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U.S. government over climate change are preparing for a key court test as the Trump administration tries to prevent the case from moving forward. Nathan...
21:51, 2019-06-04

I started mentoring young people – and gave my own life a purpose I quit a job in marketing to edit a youth magazine. I loved helping to launch careers (and to send a lamb chop into space)Every morning, I would walk past my boss’s desk and see a mouse mat saying: “Keep calm, I’m in marketing.” For almost eight months, I’d stare at it, not really understanding what...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lahav Shani wasn’t even born when Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Stepping into the shoes of a beloved living legend isn...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Young Raptors fan enjoys front-row seat to Drake show Imagine all of the trash talk this young Raptors fan heard during Toronto’s 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The youngster in a No. 2 Raptors jersey was caught in the photo of multiple images of Toronto-born rapper Drake talking trash to...
08:34, 2019-05-31

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analys...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Nations League: four exciting young players to watch in Portugal Expect to see João Félix, Declan Rice, Kevin Mbabu and Donny van de Beek tearing it up this weekBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredCristiano Ronaldo was only 19 when Portugal hosted Euro 2004 and reached the final. Ronaldo scored his first international goal in that tournament, heading in a last-minute...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Ronald Koeman: ‘We’re a country that will always produce good young players’ The Netherlands coach on facing England, the young talent at his disposal and that World Cup qualifier in 1993Deep in the countryside at the Dutch FA’s sparkling, almost-new training centre, Ronald Koeman is sitting in a mocked-up dressing room surrounded by orange shirts. For the man tasked with re...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Brooklyn pervert busted for flashing two young boys: cops A Brooklyn man wanted for flashing two young boys — the second time he’s exposed himself to minors in only months — was busted after cops spotted him while handing out flyers looking for him, authorities said. Jianxing Cai, 22, was arrested Wednesday after cops handing out Cai’s “W...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Millennials want to cruise. How Norwegian is attracting these savvy young travelers The cruise industry is the fastest-growing category in the leisure travel market. Estimated at $45 billion in 2018, cruise vacations attracted more than 26M travelers last year. How Norwegian has buoyed a top spot in this fiercely competitive market....
16:00, 2019-05-29

J.J. Watt did something awesome to help a young student get a better grade on class project The Texans star took time to film a commercial for "Energy Chips" in hopes the student will get a better grade on a project.        ...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Young American who upset Williams in action at French Open Sofia Kenin will try to follow up her upset of Serena Williams at the French Open by reaching her first Grand Slam quarterfinal        ...
09:51, 2019-06-03

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
08:34, 2019-06-14

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims, including one of the young students, had life-threatening wounds. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
03:51, 2019-05-28

The Link Between Fashion And Gaming Is Finally Coming Together Thanks To These Young Women “Gaming is not a monolith. There are all kinds of games - those that encourage team work, calming games, simple and fun games, and games that try to relieve stress”...
16:17, 2019-05-30

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no choice but to can his 23-year-old son,......
19:01, 2019-05-21

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
09:51, 2019-06-04

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April...
18:51, 2019-06-06

Young New Yorkers bring robots, and a glimpse of the future, to UN Headquarters Tiny balls moved along a series of automated Lego robots, as young students from New York explained to United Nations staff the inner-workings of simple motors and engineering. ...
02:51, 2019-06-13

Student discovers lost Siegfried Sassoon poem to young lover Heartfelt handwritten lines from the war poet ‘fell into the lap’ of researcher who was trawling through theatre director’s lettersIt is a poem of only eight lines, but those lines are filled with tender emotion for a young man who was the author’s lover. The words are all the more poignant as the p...
16:51, 2019-06-09

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a group of young activists who say the administration...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Booksmart director Olivia Wilde: ‘Being young is the most painful, most hilarious experience’ The American star on re-energising the high-school movie with her directorial debut and what it’s like seeing your mum run for CongressOlivia Wilde’s directing debut, Booksmart, follows one chaotic day in the lives of Molly (Beanie Feldstein) and Amy (Kaitlyn Dever), two very smart girls who intense...
18:17, 2019-05-26

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

California to offer healthcare to young working poor living illegally in US State will become first to give Medicaid access to illegal residents, in defiance of Trump policiesCalifornia will become the first state in the US to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from Presi...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
16:17, 2019-06-05

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

How young we were: 75 years after Juno Beach, Canadian D-Day veterans remember the battle All told, there were 1,074 Canadian casualties on D-Day, including 359 dead. Over the past few months, Global News has interviewed many who are alive today....
04:34, 2019-06-10

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
17:51, 2019-05-21

Too Old to Die Young review - Nicolas Winding Refn's dead-eyed LA nightmare The Only God Forgives director has made his first foray into TV with a supernatural noir series, and it’s just as horrible and upsetting as you’d expectWhen I spoke to Nicolas Winding Refn at the Lumiere film festival in Lyon a while back, he told me that though cinema would find a way to return in ...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Richard E. Grant to mentor a young drag queen in Fox's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeared in Vanity Fair’s series of first-look photos from Star Wars: Episode IX—The Rise Of Skywalker in c...
00:51, 2019-06-15

Too Late To Die Young brings memories of an unusual childhood to transfixing life Set entirely at a commune nestled in the hills above Santiago, Dominga Sotomayor’s lovely, ramshackle coming-of-age drama Too Late To Die Young is one of those films so specific in its random details that it’s instantly identifiable as autobiography. On the festival circuit last fall, it wound up ov...
09:34, 2019-05-29

Trial begins in case of young Canadian couple killed in 1987 EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jurors in Washington state are hearing about the mysterious final days of a young Canadian couple found slain in 1987 — as well as the novel method authorities used to make an arrest three decades later. William Earl Talbott II wasn’t arrested until last year, when author...
20:34, 2019-06-14

Pete Rose 'over' National Baseball Hall of Fame, shares Joe DiMaggio shower story on radio Pete Rose, who has made several media appearances this week as he promotes a new book, said that he doesn't think he'll get into the Hall of Fame.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as "very harmful," according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed music videos of last year.Now Sherrie Silver, the creative ...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Feel young again as Lori Beth Denberg revives her Loud Librarian for the All That reboot All That returns to Nickelodeon next month with a brand new cast of pint-sized comics, but they won’t be without a few mentors. As we reported earlier this month, previous cast members Kel Mitchell, Josh Server, and Lori Beth Denberg will join the newbies in a sketch or two. Now, thanks to Entertain...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Father Time and a crop of young talent are finally catching up with Serena Williams Serena Williams is seeking her 24th career Grand Slam title. But after losing at the French Open, has Father Time finally caught up to her?        ...
00:34, 2019-06-02

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
10:51, 2019-06-06

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
04:51, 2019-06-13

From Stanway to Pugh: 10 young players to watch at the Women’s World Cup | Suzanne Wrack Georgia Stanway is expected to be one of England’s standout players in France while USA’s Mallory Pugh is another player packed with youthful promise(SGS Essen) Germany Continue reading......
02:34, 2019-06-06

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militants and their families who emerged from the fallen caliphate....
13:17, 2019-05-31

| 77 years young! Karlovic beats Lopez in Roland Garros' oldest match-up Ivo Karlovic made a mockery of his 40 years to beat relative spring chicken, 37-year-old Feliciano Lopez in the oldest ever men's match-up at Roland Garros....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Andy Woodward extract: 'Telling my story stopped a young guy ending his life' In an extract from his new book the former footballer discusses going public over the abuse he suffered and the impact that hadThere were conversations I needed to have. People I couldn’t just spring this on. The hardest conversations were the ones with Mum and Dad. This was their story, too, wasn’t...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Women's World Cup: Germany's young guns ready to fire in opener against China Germany get their World Cup campaign underway against China in Rennes on Saturday. But with 15 players making their World Cup debuts in a young squad, what can we realistically expect of the team in France?...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
00:17, 2019-06-02

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
16:51, 2019-06-03

Body of Young Girl Believed to Be From India Found in Remote Arizona Wilderness Near U.S. Border The body of a young girl was found in a remote area near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona on Wednesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officials said in a press release that they believe the child was a 7-year-old citizen of India who was traveling with four others. Her body...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Atlanta Braves agree to terms on deal with 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel A day after Craig Kimbrel finally found a team, Dallas Keuchel's free agency came to a close as the 2015 Cy Young winner agreed to join the Braves.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-07

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] During the fourth inning of tonight’s Cubs-Astros game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was quickly brought up the stairs by an adult....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
00:34, 2019-06-07

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period....
15:01, 2019-06-12

‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ stars dish on why soap operas remain so popular in 2019 In the age of digital streaming and on-demand cable television, fewer shows are managing to stave off elimination despite the unparalleled access many viewers have to seemingly endless catalogs of available programming....
15:51, 2019-05-31

'SNL' and Pete Davidson give his single mom the ultimate Mother's Day gift: Jon Hamm Pete Davidson hooked his single mother (and roommate) up with the ultimate gift on 'Saturday Night Live': Mr. Jon Hamm.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

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18:00, 2019-05-30

'Autistic children as young as 11 held in isolation for years' Children as young as 11 are being locked in isolation for years on end by NHS hospitals, as a means of caring for those with autism and learning difficulty, watchdogs have found....
02:51, 2019-05-22

'Deaths of despair' from drugs, alcohol and suicide hit young adults hardest When Brittany Rose Hallett of Indiana drank herself to death at 26, her $50,000 student loan debt was "weighing heavy on her mind," says her mother.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Young Londoners who grew up in care tell how joining a theatre company has 'changed their lives' A group of young Londoners who grew up in care have described how being part of a theatre company has "saved their lives", thanks to consistency, respect and feeling "part of a family"....
13:17, 2019-06-02

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
16:00, 2019-06-14

'Parents assume sports physical is enough.' How to prevent cardiac arrest in young athletes Sudden cardiac arrest is No. 1 killer of young athletes in the U.S. and No. 2 medical cause of death in people under 25. Many high schools are trying to add more AEDs to save lives.        ...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Murder detectives investigating disappearance of young father-to-be announce £20,000 reward to 'break the wall of silence' Murder squad detectives investigating the disappearance of a young father-to-be today announced a £20,000 reward in an attempt to break a "wall of silence"....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Hipster 'market' showcasing young British street food stars to open in City's tallest Skyscraper A hipster "market" showcasing young British street food stars usually associated with Hackney or Peckham is to open in the City's tallest skyscraper when it is completed next year....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
00:00, 2019-06-08

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young and his cabinet briefed press on the ...
20:17, 2019-06-05

Bill moves to end NIH monkey business House legislators are looking to require the National Institutes of Health to write a plan for using fewer monkeys and other primates in medical research labs and moving them to sanctuaries once they're retired....
13:00, 2019-05-31

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my spoilers!Read more....
15:51, 2019-06-14

Q&A: Coffee with Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch Q&A: Bill Murray and Jim Jarmusch on their collaborations from ‘Coffee and Cigarettes’ and ‘Broken Flowers’ to their new zombie apocalypse film ‘The Dead Don’t Die’...
21:00, 2019-06-11

R.I.P. Bushwick Bill from Geto Boys According to Rolling Stone, Geto Boys member Bushwick Bill—born Richard Shaw—has died. Bill had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February and had been undergoing “intensive chemotherapy” right up until his death. Bill was 52....
16:17, 2019-06-10

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca......
18:17, 2019-05-23

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Bill Callahan: 'I can't die – life is too good, it can't end' With help from his wife and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the artist formerly known as Smog has opened up. He’s even talking to his neighbours, he saysOriginally, I was going to interview Bill Callahan at home in Austin, Texas. Then he was going to fly to London for a more efficient European press trip. Then...
19:51, 2019-06-13

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue is invasive and doesn’t confront the issue....
11:17, 2019-05-27

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
05:51, 2019-06-06

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
16:00, 2019-06-12

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

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Why That Anti-Loot Box Bill Is Actually Kinda Shitty A bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday aimed at banning pay-to-win microtransactions and loot boxes in video games that are “minor-oriented.” The bill, however, essentially applies to all video games ever made, whether children were the intended audience or not. It would also...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi On Poll Win Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a historic win in the mammoth national elections....
22:17, 2019-05-24

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Won’t Arrive Until 2028, If It Ever Comes at All WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnu...
05:17, 2019-05-23

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

What Would a Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Look Like? Here’s a Sneak Peek When he “delayed” replacing Donald Trump fave and slave owner President Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with that of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin swore before Congress that “technical” issues concerning new security features on U.S. bills were the reason....
08:34, 2019-06-15

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their worst contracts. Despite that, he signed Tyrann Mathi...
17:17, 2019-06-08

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, who played 22 years in the majors and won a batting title, died at the age of 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
20:51, 2019-05-27

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle the Nazis during WWII....
19:51, 2019-06-06

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

Have You Reduced Your Cable Bill by Threatening to Cancel? There’s a way we have done this, for so many years. Everyone knows the method. (If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for a while, you really know it.) If you feel like you’re paying too much for cable, you call ’em up, ask for a lower rate, and threaten to switch to a different company that’s offering ...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on the legislation during interviews on WAMC and WNY...
13:17, 2019-05-29

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
09:00, 2019-06-13

Meet Bill & Ted's daughters, Billie and Thea Now that it finally looks like Bill & Ted Face The Music is actually, really, no-fooling happening—and we get being skittish, because Station knows we’ve all been burnt on the idea of a third Bill And Ted movie before—it’s time to figure out who’s actually going to be in the damn thing. Alex Win...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesday by a Kentucky representative. The bill has been stalled in Congress since December, but the latest blockage has many enraged. The Democrat-controlle...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts reading “We Stand With Planned Parenthood”...
05:17, 2019-05-31

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

Publicist: Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill is critically ill DALLAS (AP) — Representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say he is hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper is on a ventilator at a Colorado hospital. She says hospital officials c...
20:51, 2019-06-09

US House Committee To Hear Bill Proposing DC Statehood WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Saddened Mookie Wilson: Bill Buckner is more than that one play The play, now 32 years old, would link Bill Buckner and Mookie Wilson forever, though the Mets’ World Series hero doesn’t want Buckner’s lasting legacy to be defined by that one moment. A “saddened” Wilson honored Buckner a few hours after the 69-year-old baseball icon ...
01:17, 2019-05-28

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
23:00, 2019-05-28

Men back bill to let them sue Ohio State for abuse by doctor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor are stepping forward as they advocate for legislation that would give them a legal opportunity to sue the university. Dozens of alumni already have sued Ohio State , alleging it knew of concerns...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2017 because of objections from law enforcement, but a federal judge in March declared the ban uncons...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
05:17, 2019-06-04

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
08:34, 2019-06-05

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
23:34, 2019-05-31

Alice Lowe: ‘I was terrified that Bill Nighy was going to hate me’ The actor, writer and Prevenge director on demonic possession and the cathartic possibilities of ScrabbleAlice Lowe has starred in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Hot Fuzz and Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which she co-wrote. In 2016 she wrote, directed and starred in Prevenge, and last y...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Bill Cosby drops defamation countersuit against 7 women Bill Cosby has dropped a defamation countersuit against seven women who accused the convicted felon of sexual assault, according to court documents filed Friday....
10:51, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban has announced she will run for Congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman’s candidacy is likely to bring abortion rights...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in preparation for the UK leaving the European Union....
04:34, 2019-06-07

Backer of Georgia abortion bill announces bid for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading “PRO LIFE.” Unterman announced Thursday ev...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Bill Buckner: Ex-teammates mourn loss of former MLB All-Star The Major League Baseball community mourned the loss of former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox star first baseman Bill Buckner, who died Monday at the age of 69....
17:00, 2019-05-28

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key markets including the UK. Related: The gig is up: ...
20:34, 2019-06-04

Bill Buckner’s legacy sadly took far too long to change The fortunate part was that there really was a second act for Bill Buckner, one that came so many years after the moment that would unfairly underline his brilliant baseball career, the instant a baseball drizzled between his ruined legs early one Sunday morning in October 1986. Athletes react in di...
06:00, 2019-05-28

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
19:51, 2019-05-28

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

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
00:51, 2019-06-04

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

Bill Cosby drops defamation claims against 7 accusers SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. Cosby’s insurer had settled with the women last month for an undisclosed ...
23:17, 2019-05-31

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

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys Dies at 52 A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died.Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 p.m., local time, at a Colorado hospital. The publicist says the rapper, whose legal name is Ric...
10:34, 2019-06-10

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
11:34, 2019-06-10

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
15:17, 2019-06-14

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night to pull a key section of this week’s massive fundi...
04:34, 2019-06-11

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

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

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

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
05:17, 2019-06-14

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Bill Wittliff, “Lonesome Dove” co-screenwriter, dies at 79 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bill Wittliff, a prolific screenwriter who co-wrote the script for the 1989 miniseries “Lonesome Dove,” has died at the age of 79. His death was announced by Texas State University, where Wittliff had founded The Wittliff Collections with his wife, lawyer Sally Wittl...
05:17, 2019-06-11

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:51, 2019-05-24

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates Sr. The Gates family made a point of being involv...
23:17, 2019-05-23

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
23:17, 2019-05-22

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
23:51, 2019-05-22

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a 10-cent tax credit for every pound of shells, up to $1,000. Old shells provide vital habitat for ne...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to prominently feature anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman....
03:34, 2019-05-23

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

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The billionaire philanthropist wants readers to learn more about upheaval and its impact on society, bot...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
02:17, 2019-05-25

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
11:17, 2019-06-12

The 'Great Man' President Is a Lie It is about two hours into my afternoon with David Oks and Henry Williams, the teenagers who persuaded former Senator Mike Gravel to run for president at the age of 88, when Oks, who is 18, mentions that he has a personal assistant who is helping him handle his emails on a volunteer basis. “He’s a h...
18:34, 2019-06-07

This Is What Our President Likes to Do After a day of praising dictators and calling potential opponents “low IQ”, our large adult president concluded his evening by getting into a sumo wrestling ring and awarding an imposing man wearing very little clothing an extremely large trophy. Trump absolutely loved it....
02:17, 2019-05-27

New York lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a $1000 fine for claw trimming. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and state Senator Mike Gianaris (D-Queens) said the declawing poses serious ...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesday. The bill now moves to the Senate The bill by R...
09:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ahead of a Wedne...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Bill To Ban Triple Talaq Back, Minister Says "Took Note Of Objections" A fresh bill to make instant Triple Talaq illegal, which got stalled in the upper house of Parliament and lapsed, has been cleared by the cabinet. The bill will be introduced in the coming budget......
19:51, 2019-06-12

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vaccinating kids. ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

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

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-06-12

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defense bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest attempt to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
05:17, 2019-05-29

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
03:34, 2019-05-23

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
16:17, 2019-05-29

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
13:51, 2019-05-22

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effect the streaming giant will “rethink our entire investment” in the production-hub state. Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, said in a state...
23:17, 2019-05-28

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

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
21:17, 2019-06-12

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community....
04:51, 2019-06-12

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has decided to run for president even though nobody else...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition continued to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China. International concerns have also been expressed....
07:34, 2019-06-13

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
09:34, 2019-06-04

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the legislature prepare to open discussion on highly controversial extradition law...
03:51, 2019-06-12

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of the second world war? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climate Now, a project co-sponsored by The Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation. Joined by The Guardi...
19:51, 2019-05-22

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
09:17, 2019-06-04

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
05:17, 2019-05-22

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

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if they adopt “sanctuary” policies that prot...
19:34, 2019-06-14

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state senator Linda Coleman-Madison told the bill’s proponen...
17:51, 2019-05-21

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits on the sale of "core technologies."...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzoner proposed in April. At a City Hall press conference Friday de Blasio said the agreement includes the addition of $250 million in reserves, bringing...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
10:17, 2019-06-15

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
11:34, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
00:17, 2019-06-16

Louisiana's governor, a Democrat, signs 'heartbeat' abortion bill into law Louisiana's Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards broke from his party's ideology Thursday and signed a bill that would prohibit women from having an abortion once a baby's heartbeat is detected, in almost all cases....
00:34, 2019-05-31

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died battling dementia....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center....
15:17, 2019-06-15

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon - officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
15:51, 2019-06-15

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July 2...
14:34, 2019-05-31

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance's "eyes in the sky", senior officials said....
18:01, 2019-06-15

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” Trump tweeted. “A no brainer!” Daines...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving mainland China extradition powers. The Civil Human Rights Front vowed Saturday to keep up the pressure until Hong Kong’s legislature fully withdra...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the traditional “political speaking” beneath the sh...
22:34, 2019-06-01

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
18:34, 2019-05-21

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are still some issues which it will debate and oppose....
20:51, 2019-06-13

It Sure Seems Like the Trump Campaign Is Trying to Stick El Paso With a $500K Bill for Its Rally President Donald Trump’s long history of screwing contractors and employees out of money seems to be continuing, with a new report claiming his campaign is more than a month late paying back the city of El Paso nearly a half a million dollars in costs associated with a rally held there nearly five m...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79 His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers....
21:17, 2019-06-13

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
22:34, 2019-06-13

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
03:17, 2019-05-30

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

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-...
01:17, 2019-06-14

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

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spoken for. What could de Blasio possibly bring to the...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Corey Johnson admits underestimating fur support, will rework ban bill City Council Speaker Corey Johnson conceded Wednesday that he underestimated the opposition his proposed ban of fur apparel sales in the Big Apple would get — adding he’s now planning to re-work it to give fur manufacturers more time to adjust. “Maybe I should have thought more about thi...
06:34, 2019-05-30

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
05:51, 2019-06-14

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
05:17, 2019-06-03

Here's Bill Hader having a fanboy moment with Dateline's Keith Morrison Back in May, Bill Hader appeared on Seth Meyers’ Late Night and mentioned that he had finally gotten a chance to meet his hero: beloved Dateline host Keith Morrison—who is known for the playful, singsongy way he narrates graphic true crime stories. Hader likened it to meeting The Beatles, squealing ...
01:17, 2019-06-03

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong introduces concessions to extradition bill, but critics say not enough Hong Kong will make concessions to a controversial extradition bill, Security Secretary John Lee said on Thursday, but opposition lawmakers called for the legislation, which they fear will extend Beijing's reach into the city, to be scrapped....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-15

Brooklyn soldier slams Mykonos hotspot over $937 lunch bill A US Army soldier from Brooklyn is warning tourists to avoid a hotspot in Greece, saying he and his friends were ripped off to the tune of $937 for a light beachside lunch in Mykonos. The soldier, a member of New York’s 69th Infantry Regiment, detailed his trip to DK Oyster in a terse, blistering......
23:51, 2019-05-24

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

'We saw Bill and Ted 17 times': films that drew readers back to the cinema After one fanatic reportedly broke records by watching Avengers: Endgame over 100 times in six weeks we asked for your storiesI saw it seven times – all in its first run at cinemas. What can I say? I was a 15-year-old girl! I cried my heart out every time. I remember sitting in the first row on open...
05:51, 2019-06-13

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

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vaccinations — as the state legislature desperately t...
23:00, 2019-06-06

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

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
00:51, 2019-06-11

Britain’s May delays Brexit bill but resists calls to resign British Prime Minister Theresa May has backed down on plans to seek Parliament’s backing for a Brexit bill that has been rejected by much of her Conservative Party...
20:34, 2019-05-23

HSCC Thundersports added to 2019 Silverstone Classic bill Sports-racing cars of the 1970s will race at the Silverstone Classic on July 26-28 after two races for the HSCC Thundersports category were added to the schedule...
18:51, 2019-06-06

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching against it....
04:51, 2019-06-11

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill has died at age 52, publicist says After disputing reports earlier Sunday, representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say has died at a Colorado hospital.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-10

Senator Sinema introduces bill to protect seniors from scams WASHINGTON, DC – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema unveiled the Senior Security Act, a bill which creates a task force aimed to protect senior citizens from falling victim of financial scams and crimes. The legislation, created in conjunction with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), hopes to give seniors renewe...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Bill Buckner, Red Sox icon entrenched in baseball history, dead at 69 Bill Buckner, a baseball great who unfortunately secured his place in history when a ground ball went through his legs in the 1986 World Series, has died. He was 69. “After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his fami...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
12:17, 2019-06-11

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

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

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
19:51, 2019-05-24

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them...
08:00, 2019-06-10

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
18:34, 2019-05-24

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports an extradition bill that has sparked massive protests in Hong Kong. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday that China firmly backs ...
12:51, 2019-06-10

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

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

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial extradition bill despite a massive weekend protest. Agnes Chow is among a group of young activists leading the opposition against prop...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
00:34, 2019-06-08

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

Governor signs bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that creates more hurdles for citizens to change the Florida Constitution through petition drives. The bill signed into law Friday without comment requires paid petition gatherers to register with the secretary of state, ou...
23:51, 2019-06-07

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
05:17, 2019-05-24

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan to adjourn for ...
06:51, 2019-06-11

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
20:51, 2019-06-09

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of ...
13:17, 2019-05-28

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
22:17, 2019-06-09

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-10

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
15:01, 2019-06-05

Bushwick Bill, rapper with Geto Boys, dies aged 52 Houston rapper who gave the southern US states their own version of gangsta rap had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancerBushwick Bill, a rapper with influential rap group Geto Boys, has died aged 52. He had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.Bushwick Bill was born Richard Shaw ...
16:51, 2019-06-10

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
03:34, 2019-05-25

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opposition groups vowed renewed protests and some unions said they supported a strike Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-06-11

Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that moved the primary election date up three weeks. Primary voting will now take place on the first Tuesday of August each election year. The bill also mov...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to abortions....
02:51, 2019-05-25

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to provide a...
23:00, 2019-06-11

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

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that have signed on so we are very optimistic … t...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Rapper Bushwick Bill still alive says publicist after reports of death Founder of rap group Geto Boys was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in February and is not expected to recoverRepresentatives of the pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill said on Sunday he was hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports.Bill’s publicist, Dawn P, to...
21:17, 2019-06-09

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure from her Conservative Party to step down. May previousl...
14:17, 2019-05-23

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to President Trump for his signature....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying he has consistently supported a woman’s right to choose. He says “the legislation affirms...
17:00, 2019-06-11

The Bill Russell-sized hole in Steph Curry's résumé Golden State's primary mission remains the same: win a third consecutive NBA championship. But the Warriors also want to get Stephen Curry a Finals MVP award along the way....
21:51, 2019-06-05

MLB world honors late Bill Buckner, who died Monday at 69 Bill Buckner died Monday at 69 after battling Lewy Body Dementia. Former teammates, opponents and fans paid tribute to the man.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Rapper Bushwick Bill dies at 52 after four-month battle with cancer Rapper Bushwick Bill, best known for his work with the Houston-based trio Geto Boys, has died after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Billboard magazine reported on Monday....
22:17, 2019-06-10

What did the UK get out of President Trump's visit? Adam Boulton and guests assess the political impact of Donald Trump's state visit to the UK this week, after the president enjoyed the lavish hospitality of the Queen against a backdrop of protests and acrimony....
00:17, 2019-06-06

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
12:34, 2019-05-22

Honduran president was investigated by the DEA The Southern District of New York's federal court released an 11-page-document, dated 2015, which revealed an investigation into "large-scale drug-trafficking and money laundering activities relating to the importation of cocaine into the United States."...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit legal action against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them, it was announced on Friday.Court papers filed on Friday afternoon sho...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill HONG KONG (AP) — Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has drawn hundreds of thousands of people into the streets in protest. Reports say Lam is expected to make an announcement Saturday a...
05:51, 2019-06-15

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-15

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city's biggest and most violent street protests in decades....
13:17, 2019-06-15

Views Should Not Be Imposed: Nitish Kumar's Party On Triple Talaq Bill BJP ally Janata Dal (United) Friday opposed the triple talaq bill, which is likely to be tabled by the Narendra Modi government in the upcoming Parliament session, and said any view should not be......
04:51, 2019-06-15

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

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespread anger and large-scale protests in the Asian financial hub....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
06:00, 2019-06-10

Bill Cosby drops defamation claims against 7 accusers after his insurer settles Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them.        ...
01:51, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued to defend his comment, made during testimony last m...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, lawmakers in Ohio's House of Representatives voted 53-43 in favor of ...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-10

Seems Like the Harriet Tubman Bill Was Pretty Far Along Before Steven Mnuchin Pulled the Plug Last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress that the much-anticipated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman would be delayed by six years for technical reasons, and might not even feature the abolitionist whatsoever. However, a New York Times report reveals that the note was actuall...
15:00, 2019-06-15

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-01

Tucked away in this retirement bill is a provision to ease college students' tax burdens Tucked away in the retirement bill is a provision that would lighten the tax load on Gold Star families and recipients of taxable scholarships. Here's what you should know....
16:34, 2019-05-31

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
12:17, 2019-06-15

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill is still alive but critically ill, publicist says Representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say he is hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-10

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest bill that would allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off the streets without legal proceedings....
01:00, 2019-06-10

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
10:51, 2019-06-09

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
10:34, 2019-06-10

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
14:17, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s legislature has announced the schedule for debate on contentious changes to the territory’s extradition laws, setting a vote by June 20. Legislature...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Bill Belichick shot Patriots linebacker in the face during paintball game In fairness to Bill Belichick: It's not quite as bad as being Vice President of the United States and shooting a man in the face with an actual gun. But being Patriots coach and shooting your player in the face with a paintball gun? Still not what you're aiming for (probably)....
17:34, 2019-06-12

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens, is intended to address price disparities betw...
14:34, 2019-06-12

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive. The “Free Willy” bill S203 — named after the 1993 movie about a young boy who frees an orca from a US water park — w...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial independence and Western-style freedoms. The governm...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Thousands of protesters paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
05:17, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal changes that would allow fugitives captured in the city to be sent mainland China for trial....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Voit, Ursela lead Yanks over Mets 12-5 in twin-bill opener NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Urshela and Luke Voit homered off Zack Wheeler in a five-run fourth inning, and the New York Yankees tied their season high with 15 hits in a 12-5 rout of the Mets on Tuesday that opened a day-night Subway Series doubleheader. Masahiro Tanaka (4-5) gave up a three-run homer to Je...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Bill Snyder, retired for good from Kansas State, has no plans to slow down "Rarely does it [coaching] end for any of us coaches the way we'd prefer it to," Bill Snyder told ESPN. And he remains loyal to Kansas State even in retirement....
19:34, 2019-06-05

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
06:17, 2019-06-05

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

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of models in their ads....
09:00, 2019-06-05

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
01:34, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China despite a huge weekend protest.The finan...
08:51, 2019-06-11

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

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed the former British colony to its biggest political crisis in years. A march to protest the measure drew hundreds of thousands of people to the streets ...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Tens of thousands rally in Hong Kong against China extradition bill Tens of thousands of people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to block a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years....
10:51, 2019-06-09

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed extradition bill, will she back down this time?...
19:00, 2019-06-14

Kid Cudi to have an excellent adventure with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in the new Bill & Ted What’s this? A week between Bill & Ted news instead of months or years? We’ve barely had any time to process that Bill and Ted will have daughters named Billie Logan and Thea Preston in the long-awaited sequel Bill & Ted Face The Music, and now we know that they’ll also have another new frie...
17:34, 2019-06-14

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-Beijing leaders after two senior figures called for the legislation to be delayed or dropped.Hong ...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
13:17, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Official Predicts Delay on Unpopular Extradition Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
10:34, 2019-06-14

Britain not paying 39 bln pound Brexit bill would not constitute default - S&P Global Britain withholding the 39 billion pound ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, rating agency S&P Global said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Monday that would require some sex offenders to be chemically castrated before parole....
01:51, 2019-06-12

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz got cursed out on Thursday — and flat-out threatened at one point — by opponents of his non-medical exemption vaccine bill after it got passed and sent to the Senate floor. “We’ll be back for you Jeffrey!R...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Ban on Chinese telecoms vendors would add $62 billion to 5G bill in Europe: industry analysis A sale ban on China's telecoms equipment makers would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the military to the National Defense Authorization Act this week....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against them that underscored fears about China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory. (June 10)        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
14:51, 2019-06-13

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and seven republicans voted in favor of this legislation...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor back in March under an emergency, but on Wednesday Bevin and other speakers will take part in a ceremony and talk about what the new law provides. The...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Bobby Valentine heartbroken as he breaks news of Bill Buckner’s death The reason the world remembers Bill Buckner? That’s not how Bobby Valentine remembers Bill Buckner. “As I clear my head and hold back the tears I know I will always remember Billy Buck as a great hitter and a better friend,” Valentine tweeted Monday. “He deserved better. Than...
21:00, 2019-05-27

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

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

Netanyahu’s supporters push a bill to give him immunity as indictments loom Knesset members could not be prosecuted for crimes allegedly committed during their tenure or before they were voted into the chamber unless the body waived their immunity, the proposal says....
02:51, 2019-05-22

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

Outrage as Trump delays putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill until 2026 As a candidate Trump called planned replacement of Andrew Jackson with anti-slavery activist ‘pure political correctness’Donald Trump’s administration is facing criticism for delaying a move to put the anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.At a congressional hearing on Wednesday, the ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

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

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

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