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Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amend...

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

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US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless i...
10:17, 2019-05-29

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:17, 2019-06-05

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – but also warned that the Islamic Republic would be “...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
17:17, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review....
08:00, 2019-06-13

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
23:51, 2019-06-13

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic stability”, according to a new nuclear doctrine ad...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
05:34, 2019-05-28

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
14:34, 2019-06-04

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
06:51, 2019-07-17

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly accepting the North as a nuclear power....
03:34, 2019-07-01

EXCLUSIVE: Senator says report’s inclusion of U.S. nuclear weapons locations in Europe ‘not an accident’ The senator behind a NATO-affiliated report getting international attention stands by the initial decision to include locations of U.S. nuclear weapons....
19:34, 2019-07-17

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
19:17, 2019-05-28

National Security Adviser John Bolton Accuses Iran of Seeking Nuclear Weapons (ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser warned Iran on Wednesday that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the U.S., taking a hard-line approach with Tehran after his boss only two days earlier ...
17:34, 2019-05-29

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came amid heightened military and economic tensions between the US and Iran, which came close to the brink o...
01:00, 2019-07-02

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State Department is hoping that President Trump can convince Queen Elizabeth to stop developing nuclear wea...
06:00, 2019-06-04

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
17:17, 2019-07-10

Democrats to launch fresh push to counter foreign interference in elections The campaign took on new resonance Wednesday after President Trump said he would be willing to take dirt on a political opponent from a foreign government....
18:00, 2019-06-13

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
20:17, 2019-07-12

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

House Leaders Push Mueller to Testify as More Democrats Clamor for Impeachment Robert S. Mueller III stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but with impeachment fever rising, Democrats want him on a witness stand....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Trump impeachment push is proof Democrats have an 'empty agenda:' Rep. Matt Gaetz When it comes to whether or not Democrats will bring impeachment charges against President Trump, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., believes it's just another empty part of Democrats empty agenda....
05:34, 2019-05-22

North Korea upbeat on Trump-Kim surprise meeting as a chance to push nuclear talks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, North Korean state media said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Republican joins Democrats to push to rescind 20 Medals of Honor for Wounded Knee Massacre Two Democrats and a Republican have introduced legislation to rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded to U.S. cavalry soldiers for their actions in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota....
23:17, 2019-06-27

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
16:01, 2019-06-14

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

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23:34, 2019-06-27

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
04:17, 2019-06-29

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
02:00, 2019-06-02

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
07:51, 2019-05-22

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay....
16:00, 2019-05-23

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
05:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
03:17, 2019-07-12

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
05:51, 2019-05-23

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
23:17, 2019-07-14

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
16:00, 2019-07-13

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
18:34, 2019-07-09

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money Dozens of Christchurch gun owners handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics...
10:51, 2019-07-13

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
12:51, 2019-05-29

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
20:51, 2019-06-19

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Ex-candidate for Italian neo-fascists arrested over weapons cache Police say they found guns and Nazi plaques at home of man who in 2001 ran for senatePolice in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.Police said ...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
18:01, 2019-06-23

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
20:34, 2019-07-13

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:34, 2019-05-23

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
23:51, 2019-07-10

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
12:34, 2019-07-06

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
22:17, 2019-06-20

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
11:51, 2019-07-09

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
10:34, 2019-05-22

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
14:17, 2019-06-16

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
02:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
22:00, 2019-05-28

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technologies.  ...
15:17, 2019-06-04

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Touring Karts brings an eccentric mix of weapons and drinks to VR racing Touring Karts will feature 22 separate tracks, 45 power-ups, and 30 different karts for PlayStation VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus, and Vive platforms.Read More...
04:51, 2019-06-24

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
01:51, 2019-07-16

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with becoming ISIS sniper and weapons instructor A 42-year-old Brooklyn, New York man has been charged with providing and attempting to provide material support – including training, services and personnel – to ISIS in Syria, the Department of Justice announced Friday after unsealing a criminal complaint in Brooklyn federal court....
21:17, 2019-07-19

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
11:00, 2019-06-12

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium North Korea has suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion...
13:51, 2019-07-16

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing....
05:34, 2019-06-07

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
07:17, 2019-05-26

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
05:00, 2019-06-14

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
05:17, 2019-07-16

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with posse...
23:34, 2019-05-24

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
02:34, 2019-05-29

Lockheed contracted for weapons system changes on Navy's future frigate Lockheed Martin received a contract to redesign the AEGIS Weapons System for the U.S. Navy's future Guided Missile Frigate under a $15.7 million contract that runs through Sept. 2021....
20:51, 2019-07-23

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after his national security adviser said there was no doub...
04:51, 2019-05-26

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
10:17, 2019-05-24

New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show....
12:51, 2019-07-21

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
04:17, 2019-06-09

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
06:00, 2019-07-17

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
00:00, 2019-06-06

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
03:00, 2019-05-29

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision which would give President Trump the power to stop...
07:17, 2019-05-24

House orders Pentagon to reveal if it turned ticks into biological weapons The US House of Representatives ordered a probe into whether the Pentagon tried to use ticks and other bugs as biological weapons over a 25-year period. Lawmakers passed an amendment last week that calls on the Department of Defense’s inspector general to investigate. Text of the amendment, which wa...
18:34, 2019-07-17

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. military made ticks into biological weapons.  ...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
07:00, 2019-05-24

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
22:00, 2019-05-25

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s Jamaica home at 97th Avenue near 147th Place on W...
15:51, 2019-06-02

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place -- and no longer rely purely upon more narrowly configured, mechanized or towed mine detection ...
17:17, 2019-07-23

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch....
02:34, 2019-06-20

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice Department said....
21:51, 2019-06-20

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idling at the depot, stored in rockets and missiles, si...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
13:34, 2019-05-24

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
10:51, 2019-07-16

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
14:34, 2019-06-14

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
16:00, 2019-07-16

New York man faces illegal weapons charges after killing 2 burglars in his home: report An upstate New York man was charged with felony possession of an illegal handgun after he fatally shot two people burglarizing his home Tuesday afternoon, police said....
13:00, 2019-05-29

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine, points out weapons systems: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a newly built submarine and pointed out its tactical capabilities and weapons systems, North Korean state media KCNA said on Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, angering China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already involved in an escalating trade war with Washington....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
01:01, 2019-06-09

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-24

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Orders Increase of Naval Weapons While Inspecting a New Submarine (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country’s military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure on the United States ahead of the possible resumpt...
05:34, 2019-07-23

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Trump wants to sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia. Congress must stop him | Mohamad Bazzi The administration wants to sell $8bn of weapons to Saudi Arabia and UAE – and prop up a morally indefensible warOn the Friday before Memorial Day, when few Americans were paying attention, the Trump administration announced that it would circumvent Congress and sell $8bn in new weapons to Saudi Ara...
13:00, 2019-06-08

Arizona State University to design weapons of mass destruction detector for DARPA The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has contracted Arizona State University to develop a deployable device to determine if a person has been exposed to weapons of mass destruction or their precursors....
20:51, 2019-07-23

Parents of Las Vegas massacre victim sue gunmakers over bump-stock-ready weapons The parents of one of the 58 people slain in a 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting sued the makers and sellers of the assault-style rifles used in the attack, saying they knew the weapons could be jury-rigged to work similarly to illegal machine guns....
19:34, 2019-07-03

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
22:51, 2019-06-27

PCSD: Multiple weapons and explosives found in home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON- During the investigation into a shooting that left a 17-year-old male dead on the Northwest side. Investigators discovered various weapons and homemade pipe bombs inside a home. On Friday, June 7, Pima County Sheriff’s Department reported to a shooting near Camino De Oeste and Cortaro ...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Florida gun safety group wins Supreme Court review for assault weapons ban A group of gun control activists said Monday it's collected enough petition signatures in Florida to force a review by the state Supreme Court for a proposed ballot initiative that would ban the sale of assault weapons....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 shooting outside a Paterson strip club. The arrest of Keith Hood, 29, of Staten Island, and Rasheim Williams, 26, of Brooklyn, was first reported in No...
10:17, 2019-07-20

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
14:34, 2019-07-10

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
04:34, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 3-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
03:51, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 4-Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan....
04:34, 2019-05-25

Congress to scrutinize Trump administration's move to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia The Saudi arms sale will be front and center on Wednesday during a hearing before House Foreign Affairs Committee.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-12

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootings. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. ...
00:34, 2019-07-14

Iran warns Europe it 'will take next step' to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level if new deal isn't reached Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned Europeans nations Wednesday that Tehran will "take the next step" in increasing its uranium enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels this coming Sunday if they do not offer a new deal by then....
10:51, 2019-07-03

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Retailers face a choice: Stop selling semiautomatic weapons or lose access to a tech giant’s software The change in policy by Salesforce shows how a company that is mostly unknown to the general public is trying to influence what U.S. retailers sell and alter the dynamics of a charged social issue....
18:51, 2019-05-30

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its allies.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

The UAW Has No Reason Not to Push for Everything The UAW kind of sucks, but it is still a union, and therefore inherently good. They started negotiations this week for new contracts with the Big Three, ahead of their current contracts’ expirations in September. It wants the usual things—more pay, better job security, better benefits, etc.—but it’s...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
18:51, 2019-05-25

Mazda's Never-Ending Push for Premium Mazda is attempting a transformation, Ford has dual-clutch issues, and Renault and Nissan are Renaulting. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, July 1, 2019....
19:17, 2019-07-01

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 2019-06-30

Drugmakers Push Their Prices Higher Drugmakers initiated a new round of price increases on their products, with some of them affecting generic hospital-administered injectable drugs that are in short supply....
07:17, 2019-07-02

Red Sox start playoff push, get Cashner from O's Andrew Cashner, who is 9-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 17 starts for the Orioles this season, had been traded to the Red Sox in exchange for two minor league prospects....
02:34, 2019-07-14

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract has to be renegotiated, to the extent there are undu...
22:51, 2019-05-28

Push-up bra bikinis are this summer’s sexiest beach look Get ready to rock lingerie all day — at the beach. Underwire bra bikinis are the latest swimsuits busting out on Instagram influencers and A-listers, including Olivia Culpo, Madison Beer and Kourtney Kardashian. Hey, who needs total comfort when you can get a little lift? Aussie label Bamba Sw...
14:32, 2019-05-21

The stock market is inches away from a new high and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
12:34, 2019-07-19

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Behind Marcus Morris’ push to Knicks that has many angry LAS VEGAS — Rich Paul, the agent for LeBron James and Anthony Davis, has always wanted a client on the Knicks because New York is the nation’s biggest market. If forward Marcus Morris reneges on his verbal agreement with the Spurs for a two-year deal for $20 million, Paul will get his wish. Paul, on...
07:51, 2019-07-11

Liverpool fan gets 3-year ban for Barcelona fountain push A Liverpool fan filmed pushing a man into a fountain before a Champions League semifinal in Barcelona has been banned from attending all games for three years       ...
17:17, 2019-07-10

Drake uses Raptors’ NBA title to push new songs The “Drake Curse” is over and the rapper was basking in the glory of the Raptors first NBA champions. Drake, who watch Toronto’s 114-110 series-clinching win over the depleted Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals back into Toronto, spraying champagne on stage in Jurassic Park outside Sco...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaign urged farmers to administer the drugs to healthy animals daily....
00:00, 2019-06-08

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
15:00, 2019-06-08

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill was announced Monday and isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Report: Compromise possible in push for 18-game schedule While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday....
01:34, 2019-07-13

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100 U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning any clash between the two countries would push oil prices above $100 a barrel....
10:51, 2019-06-02

Google goes for verticals, scale in APAC cloud push Cloud vendor has identified health and life sciences as well as retail amongst key growth sectors and is looking to triple its headcount in the Asia-Pacific region over the next 18 months....
06:51, 2019-07-06

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in Albany, legislators on Wednesday renewed a push for decriminalization instead. “I think the decriminalization bill is still under consideration in a va...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this week. Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger says supporters came close to ...
18:17, 2019-06-19

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Impeachment push freezes as Mueller testimony looms The steady drumbeat among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has gone silent. And Robert Mueller is to blame.The last lawmaker to publicly embrace an impeachment inquiry came forward on June 28, just three days after it was announced that the special counsel w...
00:17, 2019-07-11

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Missouri businessman D...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Kyrie? Kemba? The Lakers push for third star has begun The Lakers brought a second star to Los Angeles on Saturday, agreeing to a blockbuster trade with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis. Now, they are prepared to acquire another to join forces with Davis and LeBron James. And for James, it could be a familiar face. The Lakers are in play for Kyrie Irving,...
04:17, 2019-06-18

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push France has increased its demands as it seeks to maintain government influence if Renault and Fiat Chrysler merge, people close to the negotiations said....
14:17, 2019-06-04

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage Sudan talks The top U.S. diplomat for Africa was due in Khartoum on Wednesday to join an international push to salvage a deal between Sudan's military rulers and opposition groups two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
15:01, 2019-06-12

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
18:00, 2019-05-31

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which would benefit from this push....
08:34, 2019-07-05

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
22:17, 2019-07-16

VW to reshuffle $56B battery push as Samsung deal at risk Samsung initially agreed with VW to deliver batteries for just over 20 gigawatt-hours, enough to power 200,000 cars, before different views on production volume and schedule emerged during detailed negotiations....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning, and the Rebels beat Clemson 6-1 on Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on their home field. Ole Miss led for good after Cole Zabowski and Cooper Johnson opened the secon...
07:00, 2019-06-02

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Trump slams Dems over impeachment push: ‘Getting ZERO work done’ President Trump blasted Democrats in Congress on Wednesday over the push by some to launch impeachment proceedings against him, accusing them of neglecting their jobs while they "fish" for incriminating evidence. ...
15:34, 2019-05-22

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing EVs....
15:34, 2019-07-08

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club’s power forward Jonas Jerebko told Reuters on Wednesday....
04:17, 2019-05-30

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically designed for WooCommerce called WooCommerce subscr...
07:34, 2019-05-25

5G Push Slowed by Squabbles Over 'Sweet Spot' of U.S. Airwaves U.S. wireless companies’ limited access to some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves threatens to slow down their plans to build faster 5G networks....
19:51, 2019-06-20

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pregnant inmates, but advocates say it was a baby step and are calling for more to be done. The new law bans restraining federal inmates during pregnancy...
02:00, 2019-05-26

Trump, Trudeau push for trade deal at WH meeting President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House Thursday as the two leaders work to get the USMCA deal, a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, over the finish line. (June 20)        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday.” “I think there’s a feeling...
20:17, 2019-06-16

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itself — we all know the service, for example, as...
05:17, 2019-07-23

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing American companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs Divided and tired, European Union leaders went into a third day of arm-wrestling on Tuesday over who would next hold the bloc's key posts, calling for unity but sounding as split as ever on the key Commission presidency....
15:00, 2019-07-02

PM Modi Renews Push For "Neighbourhood First" At Second Oath Ceremony Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be attended by leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with the government's "Neighbourhood First"......
20:34, 2019-05-27

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
19:00, 2019-05-27

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modeling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons....
09:51, 2019-06-17

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
22:34, 2019-06-03

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass courts will be seen sporting their traditional white ensembles Monday, but, different from past years...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100: Fars new U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning any clash between the two countries would push oil prices above $100 a barrel....
08:51, 2019-06-02

La Course packs a punch but push for women’s Tour de France continues The 2019 route suits attacking riders, with five ascents in a dynamic circuit but has failed to build on momentum to expand the one-day raceThe 2019 edition of La Course by the Tour de France turns the spotlight on the puncheurs, the explosive all-rounders who make the most of every attacking opport...
15:51, 2019-06-29

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media company Kik—backed by prominent voices in the cry...
16:17, 2019-06-01

Elon Musk cracks whip in push for ‘record’ deliveries Tesla shares popped briefly Wednesday after a leaked email showed chief executive Elon Musk telling employees the company is “on track” to break its deliveries record. In what has become a recent trend, Musk cracked the whip on his workers ahead of the close of the quarter, saying that the electric ...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and advertising to items that ship free and to sellers that guarantee f......
04:51, 2019-07-11

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name just a few examples. Get a handle on the power of MATLAB with The Complete MATLAB Programming Master Class Bundle, which is now on sale at over 90 per...
22:51, 2019-07-01

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
22:17, 2019-06-04

Renault and Nissan partner with Waymo to push self-driving tech Research to be conducted in Japan and France as all three companies ramp up autonomous tech programmes Renault and Nissan have announced initial details of a new partnership with self-driving technology development company Waymo.  The two car makers, sharing autonomous vehicle development as part o...
14:51, 2019-06-20

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are on...
11:17, 2019-06-16

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth must be cleaned up as satellites launched by private companies and other new entrants are adding to the crowding....
21:51, 2019-06-20

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter....
18:17, 2019-06-14

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
09:17, 2019-06-14

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Catalan leader defends push for independence on final day of trial Former vice-president pleads for political solution to crisis as landmark rebellion trial endsThe former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras has used the last day of landmark proceedings against him and 11 other separatist leaders to defend the failed push for regional independence but also to pl...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Questions Over Drivers and Wine Storage Push Out Senior ANZ Executive David Hisco, head of ANZ’s New Zealand operation, left the job after a review concluded that his characterization of expenses fell short of internal standards....
12:34, 2019-06-17

Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes The gatekeepers of America’s housing market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, want to make it more affordable to buy a manufactured home. So far, they have found it a tough sell....
12:34, 2019-06-20

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Congress, accusing him of a double standard while calling the move “unnecessary” and designed to “advanc...
20:17, 2019-06-18

'The View' co-hosts push back on Biden's claim he can compromise with GOP "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin demurred at former Vice President Joe Biden's call for compromise with Republicans after his would-be victory in the 2020 presidential election....
19:17, 2019-06-18

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
18:34, 2019-07-15

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government....
23:51, 2019-06-17

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

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being granted unequivocal backing regarding his backroom s...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Google Stadia in 4K might push you past your home-Internet data cap Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) Google Stadia will bring 4K game streaming to customers in November, but the new service could be costly for users who face home-Internet data caps and want to play games at the highest possible settings. Google s...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Knicks still ready to make push for Kevin Durant signing OAKLAND — A lot has changed on the Kevin Durant free-agency landscape but not the Knicks’ interest in signing him, according to people familiar with the club’s plans. The Knicks still have two max salary slots and they still intend to explore Durant being part of the franchise whether he is able to ...
17:34, 2019-06-12

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Auto Makers Push Trump to Reach Fuel Compromise GM, Ford, Toyota and others are urging the president to find a middle ground between stricter, Obama-era economy standards and a plan from his administration essentially freezing regulations at 2020 levels....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled accessRussian attacks on American democracy in 2016, carried out over the internet, have triggered a national debate over the use of technology in the United States’ upcoming 2020 electi...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
09:34, 2019-07-12

On World Emoji Day, Apple and Google continue inclusive push Apple and Google are taking World Emoji Day seriously, rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity....
20:51, 2019-07-17

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal with Mastercard to expand capital to minorities around the world....
01:00, 2019-06-06

Innogy eyes partnerships in potential U.S. offshore wind push Energy firm Innogy, in the process of being broken up by parent RWE and rival E.ON, could team up with oil majors to build offshore wind farms in the booming U.S. market, one of its board members said....
11:51, 2019-06-05

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

Nancy Pelosi Has to Decide Whether to Halt a New Push to Impeach Trump Amid Tuesday’s circus show in Congress, it was almost hard to notice that someone did the damn thing and filed articles of impeachment against the president. That person was Rep. Al Green, who acted despite the lack of support from Democratic leaders, according to the Washington Post....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania’s counties replace their voting machines by 2020’s presidential elections. Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s Legislature ...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Renault sees new model push as softening sales decline French carmaker Renault posted a 6.7% decline in first-half vehicle sales amid a global auto slowdown, but said a forthcoming product offensive would begin to help soften the blow in key markets....
11:51, 2019-07-16

Sun beat Dream to push franchise-record home streak to 13 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen made seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Atlanta Dream 86-76 on Friday night to extend their franchise-record, regular-season home winning streak to 13 games. Jonquel Jones added 18 points and eight rebounds for Connectic...
04:17, 2019-06-22

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go into effect....
17:34, 2019-06-22

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
14:51, 2019-06-23

Sony CEO's Choice: Stay Together or Bend to Loeb's Breakup Push The latest push by investor Daniel Loeb to break up Sony presents a dilemma for Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida, who is generally sympathetic to Wall Street’s thinking but wants to keep his conglomerate intact....
13:51, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Comstock Resources to buy Covey Park for $1.1 bln in Haynesville push Oil and gas producer Comstock Resources Inc said on Monday it would buy privately held Covey Park for about $1.1 billion, creating the largest operator in the natural gas-rich Haynesville shale basin....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in...
19:34, 2019-06-08

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road they embarked on more than 15 years ago....
01:17, 2019-06-19

OnePlus accidentally sent some users a creepy yet hilarious push notification How would you feel if you got a random push notification one morning that just read “Hahahahaha”? For a number of OnePlus 7 Pro users on Monday, that wasn’t a hypothetical question. Some of them got spammed with what OnePlus acknowledged was the result of a botched internal test th...
16:00, 2019-07-02

White Sox vs. Royals: Lucas Giolito will continue All-Star push A Memorial Day to remember. Three of the worst teams in baseball won Monday. Marlins swatted the Nats, 3-2. Orioles tamed the Tigers, 5-3 and in the Upstate Correctional Facility Holiday Classic the Otisville Outlaws out-hustled the Catskill Crooks, 15-0. Power players Michael Cohen and Mike “The Si...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Hifter’s forces push toward Libyan capital city’s center CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power. Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive last month to take Tri...
16:34, 2019-05-27

Improved Roads, New Houses: Centre's Push For Villages In Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the union budget, said today that the government will invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship for value......
14:34, 2019-07-05

Holmes and Lowry share lead as Fleetwood and Westwood push Ireland's Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B. Holmes at the British Open on Friday....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Tesla loses more execs amid sales push, reports say European chief Jan Oehmicke and Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering, are the latest executive departures at Tesla, according to reports. ...
22:34, 2019-07-02

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric......
06:51, 2019-07-08

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
05:01, 2019-05-27

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the secret ingredient you need to win, which is credibility.”...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Democratic presidential hopefuls push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
03:34, 2019-05-30

Hifter's forces push toward Libyan capital city's center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power....
16:51, 2019-05-27

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult supporters for a way to seize the UK parliament....
05:34, 2019-05-28

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s election as “positive news” for Canada’s energy industry and welcomed the help of Canada’s main corporate oil group in lobbying the US administration, docum...
14:32, 2019-05-21

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
20:17, 2019-05-22

UK lawmakers back plan to hinder a no-deal Brexit push British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St. toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
01:51, 2019-07-24

Tesla's push for sales record could be a double-edged sword Tesla’s big push over the final days of June will determine if the automaker sets a quarterly sales record but potential cannibalization of higher-end Model S and Model X deliveries by the cheaper Model 3 gives some analysts pause....
23:34, 2019-07-01

France to push ahead with 5G launch in 2020 despite Huawei woes France will launch the deployment of its 5G network as planned in 2020 despite current difficulties faced by China's Huawei which could push some telecoms operators to modify their source of supply, the telecoms regulator said Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

How to snag a good deal on a car if you're shopping during the July 4 sales push Climbing new-car prices, slowing consumer demand and competition from millions of leased cars returning to the market have resulted in dealerships eager to unload inventory....
20:00, 2019-07-04

Collapsing bond yields push world stocks to new highs Government bonds held near multi-year lows on Thursday on bets the U.S. Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month and that other major central banks would embrace looser monetary policy, pushing world stocks to new 18-month highs....
22:17, 2019-07-04

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
11:34, 2019-06-23

A conservative dark money group reveals how much it spent to push Trump's tax cut law Conservative nonprofit dark money group American Action Network dramatically increased its media spending during the tax reform debate of 2017 and the buildup to the 2018 congressional midterm elections....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Massive advertising push helps ‘Stranger Things 3’ hit audience record It should come as no surprise to anyone who got caught up in the Stranger Things 3 excitement when the new season was released on Netflix on July 4, but interest in the supernatural series about a group of young friends in 1980s Indiana got especially stoked this time around, thanks to a heavy marke...
08:17, 2019-07-10

Governors join California push for auto mileage pact with Trump In a joint statement, 23 governors called for a “common-sense approach” to nationwide requirements that will cut tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and avoid regulatory uncertainty....
15:17, 2019-07-09

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Republican was booted for making racist remarks earlier this year.The cadre of hard-line conservatives, led by Reps. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.), Louie Gohmert (R...
04:51, 2019-06-04

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice Department will have oversight over Apple should it ...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease measles in the U.S. this year. So much so that a group of them has decided to issue a statement calling for institutions around the world—from search engin...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
02:17, 2019-06-07

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

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
02:34, 2019-06-07

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

Microsoft’s using Office 365 to push Teams as a Slack killer, survey claims Microsoft Teams is on the up-and-up with some impressive growth, primarily driven by being bundled with Office 365, and that comes at the expense of rival chat and collaboration service Slack, according to a new survey.This comes from ETR, a market research firm that shared findings from its ‘...
14:51, 2019-07-12

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently c...
14:34, 2019-07-14

House Push to Condemn Trump’s Language as Racist Stirs Brawl Democratic efforts to pass a resolution condemning President Trump’s comments as racist stirred a partisan brawl, as Republicans moved to silence Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Chelsea set to push for Frank Lampard talks after Maurizio Sarri exit • Derby braced for formal approach for their manager• Lampard high on Chelsea’s list of candidatesDerby are expecting an approach from Chelsea to speak with Frank Lampard following Maurizio Sarri’s departure for Juventus.The manager’s exit after one season at Stamford bridge should be confirmed in t...
16:51, 2019-06-14

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
08:17, 2019-06-05

House Dems push for new AUMF before any military action on Iran, unlikely to pass The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years to considering a new resolution to authorize the use of military force....
10:00, 2019-06-21

NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recasting expectations. The landscape has changed with Kevin Durant’s Achilles tear that will put him out next season and Kyrie Irving’s recent yen for Brook...
22:00, 2019-06-21

Chinese influence surges at UN, as US warns of ‘concerted push’ to advance agenda The recent election of a Chinese official to a top U.N. organization is the latest sign of a steadily growing influence of China at the world body -- something the U.S. is warning is a “concerted push” by China to advance its interests and authoritarian agenda abroad. ...
20:17, 2019-07-13

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
01:17, 2019-06-05

India claims its Aadhaar push is for the ‘good’ of people despite serious privacy concerns Last year, India’s top court ruled that the central government’s national identification system – Aadhaar – doesn’t violate the privacy of citizens. Now, there are three major developments on this front that might put privacy activists on high alert. First, India’s parliament passed an amended bill ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Lynas touts Chinese independence in push for rare earths growth Lynas Corp, the only rare earths miner and processor outside of China, sees its several expansion projects as the best option for its customers to tap diversified supplies of the specialized materials, its chief executive said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
22:00, 2019-05-27

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids with severely compromised immune systems who are literally scared to death to go to school because of the ongoing measles epidemic. “We stand here toge...
02:17, 2019-05-29

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended consequence of the 2017 overhaul was a significant tax hike for families whose loved ones lost their lives while serving as active-duty military members. Gold ...
10:51, 2019-05-27

Commodity firms push to meet new Papua New Guinea PM as he sets out agenda Commodity companies are pushing to meet Papua New Guinea's new prime minister, who is set to deliver a nationwide address on Wednesday as he starts to overhaul the way the gas-rich country manages its vast natural resources....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
19:00, 2019-05-27

Apple starts China app development program in services business push Apple Inc has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker's efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical overseas markets....
07:51, 2019-07-10

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical or mental faculties on the 2020 debate stage. ...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
07:34, 2019-06-14

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

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands to further digital push Media company Meredith Corp said on Monday it has agreed to sell Sports Illustrated to U.S-based entertainment company Authentic Brands Group LLC for $110 million, as it looks to scale its digital media business....
08:00, 2019-05-28

China's credit push to small firms falters in factory heartland China's campaign to boost loans to small firms was supposed to support the economy during its biggest slowdown in decades, but banks' reluctance to lend has left exporters and manufacturers in its southern industrial belt struggling to pay the bills....
01:51, 2019-07-24

Cycling: UCI chief Lappartient to continue push for women's Tour de France The International Cycling Union (UCI) is hopeful it can convince Tour de France organizers to hold a women's equivalent that will boost the sport, its president David Lappartient has said....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Mookie Betts clears up Red Sox feelings amid free-agency push It’s just part of the business. Mookie Betts’ contract with the Boston Red Sox expires after the 2020 season, and he is determined to test the market as a free agent. Some have speculated he’s unhappy in Boston or is looking for a change. Betts insists that is not the case. “It’s completely wrong,” ...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he would “push back” against the party’s leadership....
21:17, 2019-06-09

Moderate Dems push election security to pivot from impeachment debate Democrats in the House’s most hard-fought seats hope they’ve found a way out of their impeachment dilemma.Leaders of the moderate Blue Dog Caucus are launching a push this week to drag the conversation back to Russian meddling in the 2016 election — and away from mounting calls from many of their ow...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Grave concerns over tariffs reflected in Mexico’s diplomatic push for a deal The peso slid sharply, and the Mexican stock market slumped after President Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on all goods coming into the United States....
02:17, 2019-06-01

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

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 30, 2019....
01:17, 2019-05-31

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to veto anti-abortion legislation, and polling shows ...
13:00, 2019-06-08

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
15:17, 2019-05-21

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
07:01, 2019-05-31

Duterte foes cry foul as Philippine police push sedition charges Opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed shock and outrage on Friday at police moves to charge dozens of them with sedition, calling it persecution aimed at stamping out scrutiny of his increasingly powerful rule....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Stand-Ins, Push-Ups and Long Drives: How the 2020 Field Is Preparing for the Debates The debates on Wednesday and Thursday nights may represent the best — and for some, the only — opportunity to stand out in an enormous primary field....
10:17, 2019-06-24

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push the already swollen Mississippi River precariously close to the tops of levees that protect New Orle...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Nassar judge, Olympians back USOC oversight push in Congress DENVER (AP) — The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a committee to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee. They joined Colorado’s U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette in Denver Monday to announce the plan...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Kushner, in Jerusalem to push peace plan, faces new political hurdle Three important players in U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-delayed Middle East peace plan met in Jerusalem on Thursday, but gave no hint about whether its political component would be further postponed by tumultuous events in Israel....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Roche, Spark push back takeover deadline in $4.3 billion deal Roche and Spark Therapeutics agreed to extend the deadline for the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover bid for the U.S. gene therapy specialist, Roche said, adding it remains "fully committed" to a deal it sees closing this year....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
07:51, 2019-05-24

Stress and rigorous work schedules push a doctor to commit suicide every day in the US The rigorous work schedule and pressure faced by U.S. doctors have them "stressed to the point of breaking" and struggling with the highest suicide rates among any profession in the U.S....
21:00, 2019-05-21

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
00:17, 2019-05-30

US STOCKS-Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
00:17, 2019-07-24

India's PM calls for water conservation push as drought hits crops Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pushed for greater grassroots water conservation efforts amid concerns weak monsoon rains would push millions of drought-hit people to the edge and hammer agricultural production in Asia's third-biggest economy....
13:01, 2019-07-01

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
15:17, 2019-05-25

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian. Barry Zekelman’s campaign to fight imports is a case study in how to gain access in Washington. His company is the largest steel industry donor to the president’s political operation....
19:00, 2019-05-21

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

Festival-goers push over portable toilet with ‘queue jumper’ inside This is the stomach-churning moment UK festival pranksters pushed over a portable toilet with a “queue jumper” inside. The group of shirtless men at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow, Scotland, knocked the toilet over to punish the reveler who didn’t want to wait in line. Taylor Lamon...
22:17, 2019-07-18

Pompeo to visit four Latin American nations in security, migration push U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week, with a focus on Venezuela's crisis, the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border, and more security cooperation, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, want to limit the risks associated ...
22:51, 2019-07-01

Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources The We Company, parent of shared office space manager WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Fears of deeper U.S.-China trade war push Asian shares to four-month low Asian stocks stumbled to a four-month low on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world's two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets....
06:00, 2019-05-24

China’s Soccer Push Takes a New Tack: Naturalizing Foreign Players Nico Yennaris, a 26-year-old midfielder with little pedigree in Britain, became the first foreign-born player to be called up by China’s national team....
04:51, 2019-05-31

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central to its electricity generation....
21:51, 2019-07-04

After death of YouTube star, Amazon will push for e-scooter safety warnings in the U.K. Amazon, the global e-commerce giant, will ask electronic scooter manufacturers to make clear in their online listings that their devices cannot be used on public roads....
23:34, 2019-07-18

HSBC plans more China tech jobs in push for market share HSBC Holdings PLC plans to add more than a 1,000 jobs this year at its technology development centers in China, as the Asia-focused lender seeks to bolster its presence in the world's second largest economy....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut with Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier wh...
05:51, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 3-Lynas touts its independence from China in push for rare earths growth With China threatening to curb exports of rare earth minerals, Lynas Corp is making an aggressive push for fresh business across the globe and billing itself as the best option for its customers to tap diversified supplies of the specialized materials....
20:00, 2019-06-06

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap 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....
19:34, 2019-06-08

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust and other well-documented violent events. Th...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Push All Unwanted People Out of Your Life With This Unflappable Hero Reporter’s Smooth On-Air Move An already legendary arm move made its debut on the Fourth of July during a live broadcast. Darla Miles of New York’s ABC 7 was simply doing her job, reporting outside of New York City’s Port Authority about a New Jersey accident. “There’s gonna be lots of confusion, until th...
09:17, 2019-07-06

China tech giant Baidu partners with Geely, Toyota in self-driving push China's top search engine operator Baidu Inc has joined hands with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp to cooperate on areas related to artificial intelligence (AI) amid a push for self-driving cars....
12:00, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Lynas touts its independence from China in push for rare earths growth With China threatening to curb exports of rare earth minerals, Lynas Corp is making an aggressive push for fresh business across the globe and billing itself as the best option for its customers to tap diversified supplies of the specialized materials....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data centre business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centres....
14:17, 2019-07-22

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said....
06:00, 2019-06-11

Ford Partners With Robots Maker Agility Robotics In Mobility Service Push Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics to assist self-driving delivery vans drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes. Ford's move into......
02:01, 2019-05-24

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a proposed extradition law despite a huge protest march against the legislation on Sunday that drew hundreds of thousands of people.The...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in response to a court ruling....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Joe Biden may be making the same mistake with his healthcare plan that Obama did during the push to pass Obamacare Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Former Vice President Joe Biden repeated nearly verbatim a promise that President Barack Obama made a decade ago when marshaling public support to pass the Affordable Care Act. That promise proved impossible to keep. Those with dropped coverage represented less than 2% of the...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Republican firm ramps up digital fundraising for push to take back the House in 2020 Republicans want to improve their digital fundraising game if they want to take back the House in 2020, so a firm run by an alumnus of Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign is looking to help the party with targeting small-dollar donors....
13:17, 2019-06-11

Kamala Harris tells Colbert that Senate panel will push on with Trump probe During Sen. Kamala Harris’ appearance on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said the Senate Intelligence Committee will not stop its investigation into President Trump despite what Harris described as Trump's threats to “hold America’s infrastructure hostag...
14:51, 2019-05-23

Electric vehicle push in Norway could add $1.3 billion to power bills by 2040: study Norway's power grid is likely to need an 11 billion crown ($1.27 billion) upgrade over the next 20 years to meet demand from the country's growing fleet of electric cars, with consumers likely to have to foot the bill, a study has shown....
18:51, 2019-06-07

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic whites.”...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data center business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centers....
12:34, 2019-07-22

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the killing of a Saudi journalist last year.Sens. Chris...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
10:34, 2019-06-05

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
04:51, 2019-07-16

Mounting climate change fears push U.S. investors to assess geographical risks With an above-average percentage of its power generated from renewable sources and one of the largest battery storage operations in the United States, utility Sempra Energy seemed to check all the boxes for portfolio manager Todd Ahlsten, who manages more than $18 billion for Parnassus Investments b...
07:34, 2019-06-04

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top official using misogynistic and homophobic slurs wi...
20:34, 2019-07-18

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

RPT-FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
13:34, 2019-06-14

RPT-Mounting climate change fears push U.S. investors to assess geographical risks With an above-average percentage of its power generated from renewable sources and one of the largest battery storage operations in the United States, utility Sempra Energy seemed to check all the boxes for portfolio manager Todd Ahlsten, who manages more than $18 billion for Parnassus Investments b...
14:00, 2019-06-04

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to rename the metal discs “maintenance holes” during a push for a gender-neutral code, SF ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
00:51, 2019-06-14

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
20:34, 2019-07-18

New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push Enlarge / Sights like this may become common on Long Island. (credit: University of Rhode Island) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that's been described as the state's Green New Deal. Unlike the one that's been floated in Congress, this one isn't a grab-bag collection of soc...
07:00, 2019-07-20

Biden Defends Record on Race Before a Black Audience at Rainbow-PUSH Convention A day after getting spanked on the issue of race during the second night of the Democrats’ presidential primary debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record Friday before an African-American organization, at the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow-PUSH Coalition convention....
19:00, 2019-06-29

Coca-Cola and Pepsi push into energy drinks as soda consumption falls As soda consumption declines in the U.S., Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are trying to leverage the name recognition of their legacy brands to push into energy drinks....
21:51, 2019-07-23

Waymo Tests Wi-Fi in Driverless Taxis Hoping Perks Can Push It Past Rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry....
20:51, 2019-07-08

Colorado Rockies minor league affiliate shoots down fishy nickname push The Colorado Rockies' minor league baseball affiliate vehemently denied a request Thursday to change their nickname to a federally protected fish that originally lived in the Colorado River....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Tesla promotes lower priced China-made Model 3 in sales push U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it would price its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529), 13% cheaper than those it currently imports as it pushes sales in the fast growing market....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks....
15:00, 2019-07-01

Pelosi says Trump census citizenship push aims to 'make America white again' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday criticized President Donald Trump's continued push to add a citizenship question to the upcoming 2020 census, saying that it is part of an effort to "make America white again."...
09:51, 2019-07-09

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
21:51, 2019-07-10

North Korea's Kim, Trump agree to push forward talks for denuclearization: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, North Korea' state media said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Cost of global push to prevent women dying in childbirth to increase sixfold As Trump funding drought continues, UN figures show billions more will be needed to meet global target on maternal mortalityThe cost of preventing women from dying in childbirth is projected to increase sixfold by 2030, requiring billions of dollars to achieve global targets, according to the UN.The...
13:51, 2019-07-19

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
04:34, 2019-06-14

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last, wages are creeping upward. President Trump isn’t pulling up stakes around the world and isolating the country, as many feared he would. Nor has he sta...
23:34, 2019-07-05

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Why this CEO says nuclear power is 'really safe' Ian Chapman of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority discusses the production of fusion energy. He also weighs in on the role of nuclear power in a low-carbon energy mix....
10:00, 2019-06-06

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a legal basis to force the question on the census. The department said it will continue its efforts, ...
12:34, 2019-07-06

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn, claimed on Tuesday evening that "80-90 percent" of the fellow Democrats who sit on committee are ready to impeach President Trump. ...
05:34, 2019-05-22

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday....
18:51, 2019-06-03

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

Automakers make last-gasp push to stop Trump from rolling back car pollution rules Leading U.S. automakers are making an 11th-hour push to stop the Trump administration from dramatically weakening Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, warning doing so would bring “untenable” uncertainty and lead to drawn-out litigation....
20:00, 2019-06-07

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
15:00, 2019-07-06

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
00:34, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory could target critics....
19:34, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
18:00, 2019-06-16

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push back’ against Corbyn and anti-Semitism In a secret recording, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the Conservative Party’s losses in European Parliament elections demonstrated “an absolute failure of leadership.”...
19:34, 2019-06-08

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan push back on criticism over dominating performance against Thailand U.S. women’s soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan and their coach Jill Ellis brushed off scathing criticism stemming from their blowout victory over Thailand on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he cannot abide....
11:51, 2019-06-19

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:51, 2019-07-19

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Home workout: Companies like Peloton, Mirror, FightCamp push remote fitness forward Brands like Peloton, Tonal, Mirror and FightCamp sell interactive home gym tech. However, smart boxing, cycling and lifting classes aren't cheap.       ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 4-In bold anti-graft push, Mexico sets sights on ex-president's confidant Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made his boldest move yet to root out entrenched corruption by going after one of his predecessor's closest aides, a former chief of state oil firm Pemex, for alleged bribery, tax fraud and other crimes....
07:17, 2019-05-29

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while protecting law enforcement officials who follow federal law. ...
19:00, 2019-05-23

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
10:17, 2019-06-02

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
19:51, 2019-05-22

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
13:17, 2019-05-23

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment risks EU and UN sanctions, and renewed tension between Iran and the world....
16:51, 2019-07-03

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targets....
09:51, 2019-06-04

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action as parties to the deal consider their next move....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a landmark nuclear deal Washington pulled out of last year....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Putin says Russia, US looking into new nuclear talks American and Russian diplomats are preparing the ground for possible nuclear disarmament talks, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a G20 summit in Osaka. The two sides suspended the key INF treaty earlier this year....
00:17, 2019-06-30

Oil rises on Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices firmed on Monday on tensions over Iran's nuclear program but gains were capped by concerns about global economic growth and consequently oil demand....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
18:34, 2019-05-22

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids. The post AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:51, 2019-05-29

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may beef up green production push with up to $169 million new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won package, in a bid to meet tighter environmental rules on production as the country seeks to clamp down on pollution, an executive said on Monday....
12:51, 2019-06-03

Sanders compares climate change push to Pearl Harbor response as he unveils emergency resolution Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday compared the push to combat climate change to the response to the attack on Pearl Harbor as he unveiled legislation that would declare a “climate emergency" and demand a massive-scale mobilization to tackle it....
22:51, 2019-07-09

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
21:17, 2019-06-14

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but wouldn't elaborate on details about the newly revea...
22:34, 2019-05-25

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said....
01:51, 2019-07-06

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
03:00, 2019-06-14

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a visit to Washington this week....
07:00, 2019-06-18

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Trump Says He Won't Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done President Trump said he told Democratic congressional leaders he would only work with them on infrastructure and other initiatives when they finish investigating him....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern the country....
20:34, 2019-05-23

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face re-election challenges from the left....
22:51, 2019-07-07

Top Senate Democrats Have the Naïveté of Babies There have been a ton of reasons to beat up on the House Democrats of late. But for whatever it’s worth, at least there’s a strong contingent in the House that isn’t suffering from a broken brain, which is more than you can say for most of the Senate Democrats....
21:17, 2019-07-22

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:34, 2019-07-05

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Democrats say Trump is 'deplorable' — but they'll still work with him Democrats torched President Donald Trump as a racist this week — but they also know how to compartmentalize.The toxic relationship between Trump and the opposition continues to hit new lows, but that's not stopping Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her party from working with him to avert fiscal calamity and...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Democrats to face off against a reluctant Mueller House Democrats are facing a daunting challenge this week — goading Robert Mueller into offering testimony that could irreparably damage Donald Trump’s presidency.In the three months since the conclusion of the former special counsel’s investigation, Democrats have struggled to use Mueller’s 448-pag...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
19:00, 2019-06-27

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)        ...
10:34, 2019-06-28

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his taxes secret.Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) filed suit in federal court to enforce a subpoena for the records rejected in May b...
20:17, 2019-07-02

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtrack on the mild tax hike that President Trump's tax bill imposed on wealthy citizens in blue states?...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen has conceded defeat to the Social Democrats in the Danish general election. The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior figures highlighted the split that remains between th...
04:01, 2019-06-03