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Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz

Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesman said....

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz

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Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent moderates in his administration for reportedly failing to ideologically align himself with his comma...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
01:34, 2019-07-21

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro has met with President Jair Bolsonaro after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge...
00:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers believe could have a profound effect on Brazilian...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of damaging leaks that have cast serious doubts over his impartiality as a judge in a sweeping graft...
00:34, 2019-07-09

| 12 dead after gunman fires 'indiscriminately' in US government complex A municipal employee has sprayed gunfire "indiscriminately" in a government building complex in the US state of Virginia, police say, killing 12 people and wounding four in the latest mass shooting to rock the country....
18:34, 2019-06-01

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two hawkish former allies, were dismissed from the in...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the president's office said....
10:51, 2019-07-15

Zambian president fires finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, a statement from the president's office said....
08:34, 2019-07-15

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
03:34, 2019-06-02

Indian Finance Minister Jaitley opts out of new government NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s finance minister, who carried out Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic initiatives including tax and welfare reforms, has decided not to join Modi’s new government to be sworn in Thursday, citing health reasons. Arun Jaitley, who underwent a kidney trans...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Finland's Greens name Haavisto as foreign minister in new government Finland's Greens, fresh from their best ever election result in April and part of the incoming governing coalition, named party chief Pekka Haavisto as the next foreign minister on Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
19:34, 2019-07-18

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

Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman Iran's government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA)....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Hungarian government will play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play a role in building a 5G network in co-operation with service providers to ensure the infrastructure is put in place quickly, the innovation and technology minister said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Maharashtra Government Panel To Probe Beed Hysterectomy Cases: Minister A committee headed by Maharashtra health department's principal secretary will conduct a probe into several cases of hysterectomies that have come to light in Beed district, state health minister......
15:51, 2019-06-18

Austrian Chancellor Calls for Top Minister’s Ouster, Deepening Government Chaos Austria’s chancellor called for the dismissal of his interior minister, a member of the Freedom Party, leading the far-right party’s other ministers to quit the government....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Government To Present Full-Year Budget On July 5: Farm Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government stepped up farm support and reduced the tax burden for the middle class in its interim budget in February, which was presented ahead of the elections which......
01:51, 2019-06-01

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Government Working On Long Term Plan To Deal With Encephalitis: Minister The government is working on a long term plan to deal with the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has left over 100 children dead in Bihar this year, the Union Minister for Health and Family......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Italy's League using building code to sink government: transport minister Italy's ruling League party is using its planned amendments to a new building code in order to bring down the governing coalition, Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-06-04

The real threat to Britain is a hard-left government, UK trade minister warns The Conservative Party must unite under its next leader – whoever that may be – in order to avoid the "threat" of a "hard-left" government, the U.K.'s international trade minister told CNBC....
03:51, 2019-06-28

Mexico’s finance minister quits in major blow to López Obrador’s government Carlos Urzúa’s resignation was seen as a major setback to the seven-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as he seeks to fulfill promises of a balanced budget and a stable peso....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead. The post Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead appeared first on L...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government. The post Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government appeared first ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

UFC’s Thiago Santos nearly beat Jon Jones on one leg Thiago Santos fought Jon Jones on one leg for the light heavyweight title. Santos’ manager Alex Davis told ESPN that Santos tore the ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus in his left knee Saturday during the UFC 239 main event in Las Vegas. On top of that, Santos partially tore a ligament in his right knee.......
04:17, 2019-07-10

Santos fought with torn ACL, MCL, PCL, meniscus Thiago Santos tore the ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus of his left knee in the UFC 239 main event Saturday night in Las Vegas, his manager Alex Davis confirmed with ESPN....
04:34, 2019-07-09

Santos: Ronaldo is a football genius - as simple as that "Fernando Santos described Cristiano Ronaldo as a football \"genius\" after his hat-trick against Switzerland sent Portugal into the Nations League final."...
18:34, 2019-06-06

Jones escapes with narrow decision over Santos Jon Jones wasn't at his best Saturday night, but he did just enough to retain his UFC light heavyweight title with a split decision win over Thiago Santos, who injured his knee early in the fight....
15:17, 2019-07-07

Pace could be a key factor in Ngannou-Dos Santos battle Junior Dos Santos' high-volume striking style could put him at risk against the powerful and methodical Francis Ngannou when they clash in the UFC Fight Night main event on Saturday....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Inside Thiago Santos' final preparation for Jon Jones Thiago Santos is just days out from the biggest fight of his life, a light heavyweight title shot against Jon Jones at UFC 239. Stephania Bell takes you inside his camp....
23:00, 2019-07-02

UFC 239 live stream: how to watch Jones vs Santos tonight from anywhere Welcome to Paradise! It's time for MMA fans to turn their attention to the Octagon in Las Vegas. That's where Jon Jones and Thiago Santos - as well as plenty more UFC stars - will do battle tonight, and you're in the right place to discover how to get a UFC 239 live stream - it doesn&...
01:51, 2019-07-07

Thiago Santos tore ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus during bout vs. Jon Jones at UFC 239 Thiago Santos tore his ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus in his left knee during his UFC 239 bout vs. Jon Jones, an MRI revealed.       ...
09:34, 2019-07-09

20 MMA thoughts, including why Jones-Santos deserves more praise Thiago Santos gave Jon Jones a much tougher test than most people had expected on Saturday. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the UFC 239 main event and more, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
23:00, 2019-07-08

Jonathan dos Santos's strike seals Gold Cup final win for Mexico over USA El Tri take home Concacaf title after 1-0 victory in ChicagoMexico win their eighth Gold Cup with Sunday’s victoryThe US couldn’t make it two titles in one day. Hours after the US women’s team won the World Cup final, the men lost to old rivals Mexico in the deciding match of the Gold Cup. Jonathan ...
05:51, 2019-07-08

UFC 239 is now ready to order - see how to watch Saturday's Jones vs Santos showdown Set course for Paradise! A stacked UFC 239 card is just around the corner this Saturday, July 7 as the fiercest MMA fighters in the land head to the T-Mobile Arena in Nevada. And to make sure you're well prepared to watch all the action, ESPN+ has already officially opened PPV sales.There'...
20:34, 2019-07-01

'This is the reality': Santos women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Dos Santos early goal lifts Galaxy past Orlando City 1-0 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 19th minute, David Bingham made six saves for his fourth shutout and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night to end a four-game losing streak. The Galaxy (8-5-1) played their second game without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the star ...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Thiago Santos tore multiple ligaments in knee during fight against Jon Jones, manager says Thiago Santos lost his bought against Jon Jones at UFC 239 on Saturday night but it appears he was at a bigger disadvantage during the fight than anyone else realized....
18:51, 2019-07-09

90 Day Fiancé's Larissa Dos Santos Lima Charged With Domestic Violence After Fight With Colt Johnson UPDATE: The verdict is in. Larissa Dos Santos Lima has been ordered by a judge to pay a $345 fine and serve 48 community service hours. Her attorney, Adam M. Vander Heyden tells E! News,......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Ted Cruz Can't Stop Creeping on AOC Ted Cruz is many things: a coward, a weird guy, and the single largest individual purchaser of soup in the Western Hemisphere. He is also, apparently, a Reply Guy, especially to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
00:51, 2019-06-13

AOC: Excited to work with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she is "extraordinarily excited" to work with an ideological opposite, Sen. Ted Cruz, confirming that friendly Twitter talk between the two was more than just for show.Speaking on ABC News' "This Week," the New York Democrat said her team has been in communication ...
19:17, 2019-06-16

Cruz, Kepler hit 2 HRs, Twins beat White Sox 10-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler each hit two home runs, Miguel Sano went deep, and Michael Pineda threw six solid innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 10-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Cruz hit a pair of two-run homers, connecting against Ivan Nova (3-7) in the first...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative have common ground — including easier access to bir...
17:17, 2019-06-14

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
00:17, 2019-07-19

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pass legislation targetin...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz and C.J. Cron supplied the power for the team that leads the majors in home runs. But utility infielder Ehire Adrianza supplied the hustle and the spark in the decisive six-run sixth as the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played ...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth control legal. The Texas Republican was responding to a tweet from the Democratic darling that read: “Psst! ...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
01:34, 2019-05-26

Santa Cruz river now flowing at 1.5K gallons per minute TUCSON – Water recently started flowing again in the Santa Cruz River. It is part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the City of Tucson launched in June. On Tuesday, Tucson Water said they are now “experimenting with lower flows to manage how far the surface water travels down the river c...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Ted Cruz questions conservative credentials of Trump judicial nominee Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said he has “significant concerns” over the judicial record of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, signaling that some Republicans may not be on board with the president’s pick. During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Cruz (R-Texas)...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Prosecutors want Parkland ‘shooter’ Nikolas Cruz’s medical records Prosecutors are seeking the mental health and medical records of the former student charged in last year’s massacre at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed. The prosecutors will ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday to order a psychologist and an orthopedic clinic to turn over t...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M's 10-5 Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza's hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5.       ...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday tweeted a rebuke of YouTube over the company’s belated decision to take action against Steven Crowder, a man whose years-long campaign of harassmen...
11:17, 2019-06-07

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
01:34, 2019-07-17

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the election campaign to do away with re-election for Brazilian presidents....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
21:34, 2019-07-12

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'encouraged' by work with Ted Cruz's legislative team Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says a ban on former lawmakers becoming lobbyists, which prompted her unlikely alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz, is one step closer to becoming a reality....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
23:17, 2019-07-10

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline Texan who fought an ugly battle with Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was convinced the real-estate tycoon was actively ass...
11:34, 2019-07-09

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit with peanut butter, what do I care? What people put in their mouths is usually none of my concern....
01:51, 2019-06-07

US briefing: Jeffrey Epstein, Ted Cruz and Hong Kong extradition bill Tuesday’s top story: Calls for Acosta to resign over 2008 plea deal for billionaire accused of sex trafficking. Plus, why Facebook is still ripe for exploitation in 2020Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue readin...
12:51, 2019-07-09

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfriend Victor Cruz. Whether......
06:34, 2019-06-14

Watch Fred Willard square off against Ted Cruz's mythical "space pirates" One very dull silver lining of the Trump presidency is the way in which certain conservatives, who had previously worked hard over decades to brand themselves as “intelligent” Republicans, have been forced to absolutely bulldoze those already-flimsy edifices in service of appeasing the latest capric...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:17, 2019-07-19

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
05:51, 2019-07-14

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
16:17, 2019-06-07

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
12:17, 2019-06-01

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
02:34, 2019-05-22

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
12:51, 2019-07-20

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term...
02:17, 2019-05-27

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for development of the region....
04:17, 2019-07-04

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jair Bolsonaro wants to make his son Eduardo the country’s ambassador to the US, despite his lack of di...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has found. Many of those approved are banned in Europe...
15:01, 2019-06-12

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
07:51, 2019-06-18

GQ Celebrates Milan Fashion Week with Samuel L. Jackson, Karrueche, Victor Cruz, and More Milan Fashion Week is never not an excellent excuse to throw a proper shindig, so we did. Here's who turned up to celebrate the Spring/Summer 2020 show season....
12:51, 2019-06-16

Rest of Marana firework show canceled due to fire in Santa Cruz River TUCSON- The rest of the Fourth of July fireworks show in Marana has been canceled due to a fire in the Santa Cruz River. The rest of the fireworks show has been canceled due to a fire in the river. We apologize for this inconvenience. — Town of Marana (@townofmarana) July 5, 2019 Crews worked thro...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Ted Cruz: House should respond to AOC's 'radical' squad by passing anti-Semitism resolution Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that the so-called progressive "squad" has a concerning history, calling out the "radical and extreme" positions they have taken...
18:34, 2019-07-16

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
08:00, 2019-07-13

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight to replace Theresa May....
13:51, 2019-06-14

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
07:00, 2019-07-01

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
01:34, 2019-07-04

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he will visit the South American country. Trump said Friday that Brazil has many of the world’s assets and he l...
11:51, 2019-06-28

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just weeks from last year’s electoral earthquake when rock legend Lobão sat down outside his backyard studio, fired up his smartphone and announced he was ba...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
06:00, 2019-05-27

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader's staunchest supporters felt the need to get out into the streets to give him a boost....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family’s influential role in the country’s diplomacy and domestic poli...
04:34, 2019-07-12

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazilian MC.“I define myself as a conservative,” the m...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 2021        ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Josh Warrington EXCLUSIVE: The Leeds Warrior on Galahad, Santa Cruz and building a legacy AFTER battering Lee Selby and Carl Frampton from pillar to post in two memorable battles last year, Josh Warrington was forced to grind out a slightly uglier win over Kid Galahad last month....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Cruz adds ‘context’ after Kaepernick quotes from Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth of July’ speech Sen. Ted Cruz responded Thursday night after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a passage earlier on the Fourth of July from a famous speech by Civil War-era abolitionist Frederick Douglass....
09:17, 2019-07-05

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
17:17, 2019-06-01

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz, claims he was hacked In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.        ...
21:51, 2019-06-14

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence appeared first on Boxing News....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
18:00, 2019-06-22

Google's $2.6 billion Looker deal gets it into Santa Cruz, a beach town with lots of tech talent Looker gives Google easier access to tech talent on a remote edge of Silicon Valley, and one of the few San Francisco Bay Area locations where it has little real estate: Santa Cruz....
04:34, 2019-06-11

Public support for Brazil President Bolsonaro eroding: poll More than half of Brazilians say they lack confidence in right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose support has steadily eroded since winning a commanding victory in October's election, according to an opinion poll released on Thursday....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who rode a wave of dissatisfaction with Brazil’s ...
06:34, 2019-05-26

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of force since his landslide election victory last Oc...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
06:51, 2019-05-26

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "unacceptable."...
23:17, 2019-06-27

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after years of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s administration, the Supreme Court is proving to be a...
00:51, 2019-06-24

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative agenda....
20:34, 2019-05-26

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own environment, said Brazil’s far-right president Ja...
00:34, 2019-07-20

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
06:34, 2019-07-20

Watch: Jessica Chastain releases behind-the-scenes look at spy thriller '355' starring Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz and Fan Bingbing Jessica Chastain has uploaded to Instagram a behind-the-scenes look at her upcoming spy thriller film "355" that also stars Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz and Fan Bingbing....
07:51, 2019-07-10

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental protections under President Jair Bolsonaro....
22:17, 2019-06-04

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through moments of deep sadness, I’ve spent the whole night cr...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction und...
23:34, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after Bolsonaro publicly criticized him....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on educatio...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting conservative angst over the far-right populist’s a...
09:34, 2019-05-24

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate set to back his reorganization decree Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro convinced his party to vote for a decree to revamp the executive branch on Tuesday, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push through legislation....
22:00, 2019-05-28

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
01:17, 2019-06-06

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resign after the country’s leading conservative magazine waded into a snowballing scandal over his role i...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
02:34, 2019-06-20

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term. The stumbling start for the far-right ...
21:51, 2019-05-26

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs agency has told colleagues after he was fired from ...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his luggage, officials said....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
10:00, 2019-07-08

Cop’s gun fires during struggle with suspect in Brooklyn An NYPD officer’s gun went off while the cop was wrestling over it with a burglary suspect on Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. Authorities were conducting a home visit in response to a report of a burglary near the intersection of Paerdegat Eig...
07:17, 2019-07-04

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east coast of Greece, 18 miles from Athens. The seaside resort was full of holidaymakers in hotels, or v...
11:34, 2019-07-20

| Kolbe fires Toulouse into Top 14 final Springbok livewire Cheslin Kolbe helped stoke Toulouse's hopes of a first Top 14 title since 2012 with a well-taken try in a victory over La Rochelle....
08:00, 2019-06-09

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an hour later, the FDNY said. Once on the scene, smoke ...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Helmet fires back: Gardner gets stitches, fat lip In the midst of an 0-for-19 stretch, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner took out his frustration by tossing his helmet, only for it to bounce back and split his lip....
16:51, 2019-06-09

Megan Rapinoe fires message to detractors After being embroiled in a war of words with US President Donald Trump, Megan Rapinoe has become the focus of unprecedented scrutiny during her time at the Women's World Cup....
21:51, 2019-07-03

TFD crews battle two house fires within a hour TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires within an hour of each other early Thursday morning. Initially, crews were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of W. Water Street before 7 a.m., for reports of smoke. #metaslider_274468_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-rig...
20:00, 2019-07-11

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz: 'No shade boo' In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-14

Rory McIlroy fires a nine-under 61 to win Canadian Open by seven shots • Northern Irishman heads to US Open in good heart• McDowell sinks 30-footer to make Royal PortrushRory McIlroy was narrowly denied only the 11th sub-60 round in US PGA Tour history but one of the most dominant displays of his professional career, in victory at the Canadian Open, may have broader si...
05:34, 2019-06-10

Audi’s First Real Electric Car Is Already Being Recalled for Battery Fires The Audi E-Tron electric SUV is off to a great start with, wait, no, actually it is already getting a recall and it’s for potential battery fires. Nobody has been hurt with the roughly 540 cars sold in America thus far, Audi claims, but it’s not a good look....
21:17, 2019-06-10

China is Cracking Down on Electric Car Safety After Tesla and NIO Fires Fires have China cracking down on EVs, Ford is in the middle of an important connected-car discussion with the government, Volvo and NVIDIA are working on self driving trucks, FCA apparently can’t keep its suppliers happy, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 18, 2019....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving many in the region to wonder what to expect in the...
04:51, 2019-07-19

Iowa fires volleyball coach, cooperating with NCAA IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation. Iowa said Shymansky intentionally provided an impermissible benefit to a prospect who went on to compete fo...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Trump fires back at UK ambassador who attacked him: 'We are not big fans of that man' President Trump fired back at Britain's ambassador to the United States on Sunday, saying "we are not big fans of that man" and asserting that he has "not served the U.K. well" after a leaked diplomatic cable showed him slamming the White House....
06:00, 2019-07-08

Rampant Roy fires England to record World Cup total "A superb 153 from Jason Roy and a big-hitting 64 from Jos Buttler fired England to their highest ever Cricket World Cup total as they posted 386-6 in their third match at this year\u0027s tournament on Saturday."...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-08

Sacramento officer shot, suspect fires at police A Sacramento police officer was wounded Wednesday by a rifleman who also fired at other officers. Police said the shooting scene remained active and dangerous on Wednesday night. (June 20)        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Montenegro fires coach for boycotting Kosovo game PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he boycotted a European Championship qualifier against Kosovo. Tumbakovic did not turn up on Friday for the game, which Montenegro drew 1-1 in a dent to its hopes of reaching its first major tournament. The Mon...
16:00, 2019-06-08

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

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials said....
22:34, 2019-07-19

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
05:17, 2019-06-04

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line of fire....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
00:17, 2019-05-28

First look: Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington stoke ‘Little Fires’ Cue the fire emojis: Reese Witherspoon isn’t satisfied just telling “Big Little Lies.” The star and executive producer of HBO’s hit series dropped the first look Tuesday of her next project: Hulu’s “Little Fires Everwhere.” The eight-episode limited series i...
00:17, 2019-06-12

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. The former host of “The Daily Show...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Nats' Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn't leave until he had made quite a scene....
23:34, 2019-05-23

PCSD arrest man in connection to series of dumpster fires TUCSON – Right now the conditions are just right for fires, currently, there’s been a rash of dumpster fires that have been intentionally set. There’s a concern they could get out of hand. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department told News 4 Tucson, the recent dumpster fires coul...
04:51, 2019-07-03

Pliskova fires Wimbledon warning with Eastbourne triumph Karolina Pliskova warmed up for Wimbledon in the best possible fashion on Saturday by powering past Angelique Kerber 6-1 6-4 to win the Eastbourne title....
18:34, 2019-06-29

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
14:51, 2019-06-29

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices over the border....
19:17, 2019-06-28

'Enough is enough': Lady Gaga fires up Stonewall anniversary rally Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power" to extend and defend a half-century of progress....
23:51, 2019-06-28

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Kay Jewelers fires manager for turning away deputy over his service weapon A jewelry chain in North Carolina refused to allow a sheriff’s deputy to come into the store and pick up an engagement ring — because he was wearing his service weapon, local police said. The uniformed deputy made his way to the Kay Jewelers in Statesville during his lunch break Tuesday after...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
06:17, 2019-07-14

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
04:00, 2019-06-22

| Mexico's Diaz fires 62 to seize John Deere lead Mexico's Roberto Diaz birdied four of the first five holes on his way to a nine-under par 62 for a two-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic....
12:17, 2019-07-12

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
07:00, 2019-06-14

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
12:17, 2019-06-18

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

After June fires, energy group says hydrogen is future’s fuel Enlarge / A hydrogen filling station. (credit: Peter Gercke/picture alliance via Getty Images) Hydrogen fuel facilities experienced two fires this month in Santa Clara, Calif., and in Norway. But despite these setbacks, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report on Friday saying that ...
05:51, 2019-06-17

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
23:51, 2019-06-13

The Squad Fires Back At Trump Over His Mega-Racist Tweets The ongoing battle between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the progressive freshman legislators known as “the Squad” reached its climax on Sunday, when our dear old president decided to weigh in on the dispute. He did so by telling the four women of color to “go back and help fix the totally broken a...
17:34, 2019-07-15

Putin fires police officers involved in journalist's case Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime....
14:00, 2019-06-13

Three separate fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx were ‘accidents’ A series of accidents caused a trio of fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, the FDNY said Saturday. “Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Causes of 3 separate fires on 5/24 at 111 E 210 St. in the #Bronx were accidental,” according to a tweet posted to the FDNY’s Twitter account. &...
21:51, 2019-05-25

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
14:32, 2019-05-21

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
22:00, 2019-06-17

Broward sheriff fires 2 more deputies over Parkland shooting response South Florida investigators said Wednesday two more deputies have lost their jobs over the response to the 2018 shooting attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power" to extend and defend a half-century of progress....
07:34, 2019-06-29

European Defeat Fires Up Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino For Next Season Mauricio Pochettino said he was keen to continue with the five-year "project" that has seen Tottenham establish themselves in the Premier League top four....
14:34, 2019-07-19

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Mississippi city fires police officer charged in killing OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city has fired a police officer charged in the killing of a woman with whom he was romantically involved. An Oxford Police Department spokesman confirmed Thursday to the Oxford Eagle that city aldermen met in closed session Tuesday night and fired Mathew Kinne (KIH...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Chance to end barren years fires England up for Nations League "Not even England\u0027s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week\u0027s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year\u0027s excitement, Gareth Southgate\u0027s men are now eyeing football\u0027s newest trophy."...
21:51, 2019-06-03

India Test Fires 3 Tank-Buster Nag Missiles, All Hit Their Targets Moving closer toward the induction of the Nag anti-tank guided missiles into the Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday carried out three successful test firings of the......
08:51, 2019-07-08

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acres of wheat and barley fields in both countries ha...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Putin fires police generals over discredited case against journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day, the Kremlin said....
15:00, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Congolese army fires in the air during protest near Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness said....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
07:17, 2019-07-02

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Gretchen Rossi Fires Back After Being Criticized for Not Sharing Photos of Baby Gretchen Rossi is sending a message to her haters. The Real Housewives of Orange County alum, who welcomed daughter Skylar Gray with beau Slade Smiley last week, returned to social media......
01:17, 2019-07-17

'Nice man, terrible president': Trump fires back at Jimmy Carter Carter: successor ‘put into office because Russians interfered’Trump: predecessor is ‘like the forgotten president’Donald Trump has dismissed Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-o...
15:51, 2019-06-29

Tesla and NIO fires in China prompt authorities to enact new safety guideline Statistically, electric cars are far less likely to catch fire than their gasoline-powered brethren. That said, traditional cars don’t tend to catch fire for seemingly no reason at all, which, for reasons that remain murky, has happened a handful of times to electric cars from the likes of Tes...
02:51, 2019-06-18

Alex Morgan fires USA past England into Women’s World Cup final They have won new friends and influenced plenty of opinions during a transformative month in France but the Rhône was swelled by English tears last night as Phil Neville’s Lionesses proved second best to Jill Ellis’s defending champions. Related: England v USA: Women's World Cup 2019 semi-final – li...
23:51, 2019-07-02

Turkey fires central bank chief as economic crisis endures No reason was given for Murat Cetinkaya's sacking, but the governor had been loath to cut the interest rate from 24%. Over the past year, Turkey has faced skyrocketing inflation as a result of a debt and currency crisis....
10:51, 2019-07-06

Trump fires back after Tillerson claims he was unprepared for Putin meeting President Trump on Thursday slammed Rex Tillerson as “dumb as a rock” a day after the former secretary of state told lawmakers that Russian President Vladimir Putin was better prepared when the two leaders met in Germany — which placed the US at a disadvantage. “Rex Tillerson, a man who is ‘dumb as ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

AMD fires back at 'Super' NVIDIA with Radeon RX 5700 price cuts AMD just unveiled its new Radeon RX 5700 line of graphics cards with 7nm chips at E3 last month, and with just days to go before they launch on July 7th, the company has announced new pricing. In the "spirit" of competition that it says is "heating u......
02:00, 2019-07-06

CNN's Jim Acosta fires another shot at Trump, says media is more honest with Americans than the president is American media outlets have been much more "honest and straightforward" than President Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta said in an interview published on Tuesday....
04:51, 2019-06-12

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year....
09:34, 2019-07-16

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris fires back at estranged teammate: ‘You are homophobic’ Ashlyn Harris helped the USWNT defend its World Cup title, and when it came to defending the character of her and her teammates, she was also up to task. When an interview with former U.S. teammate Jaelene Hinkle resurfaced on Twitter where she claimed the team “wasn’t a welcoming place for Christia...
02:51, 2019-07-16

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Turkey fires central bank governor as policy differences deepen Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed....
11:51, 2019-07-06

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Republican Senate majority leader in US ...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira currency and high inflation.Murat Çetinkaya, who had bee...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says hate crime charges have been filed against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year. A news release from the department says 21-year-old Holden Matthews faces three counts of “i...
21:51, 2019-06-12

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
14:17, 2019-07-07

See Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington Head Back to the 1990s for Little Fires Everywhere Reese Witherspoon is leaving Monterey and heading back to the 1990s for her new TV gig and she's bringing Kerry Washingon with her. Hulu revealed the first look at Little Fires......
18:51, 2019-06-11

Emory University Fires 2 Neuroscientists Accused of Hiding Chinese Ties Emory University fired two neuroscientists after they were accused of failing to disclose foreign research funding and connections with China. Li Xiao-Jiang told Science magazine that the university fired him and his wife, Li Shihua––with whom he led a laboratory at the Atlanta universit...
02:34, 2019-05-26

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
22:17, 2019-05-24

France lambasts Italy's 'hysterical' migrant policy, Rome fires back France accused Italy on Tuesday of acting hysterically over immigration and failing to live up to its duties, triggering a fresh war of words between the increasingly acrimonious European neighbors....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Bryce Harper fires insane 310-foot throw from right field to third base for out vs. Nationals Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper fired a 310-foot throw from the outfield to retire ex-Nationals teammate Victor Robles at third base.       ...
03:17, 2019-07-14

Ezekiel Elliott fires back after Vegas security guard presses charges Ezekiel Elliott’s music festival saga just won’t go away. A security guard is pressing charges against the star Cowboys running back, according to Fox affiliate KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. The charges, filed through the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, stem from the alleged assault th...
04:17, 2019-07-14

Resurgent Alexis Sánchez fires Chile into Copa América quarter-finals Striker puts Chile ahead early in the second halfEcuador end game with 10 men following late red cardAlexis Sánchez shrugged off an ankle injury and continued his resurgent form at the Copa América as the Chile striker fired his side to a 2-1 victory over Ecuador which took the holders into the quar...
11:17, 2019-06-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by suddenly slapping tariffs on all goods from Mexico, sending the peso tumbling....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-05-30

Kellyanne Conway fires back at ‘rich’ Pelosi after clash: ‘Treats me like’ her ‘maid’ Presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway accused Nancy Pelosi of treating her like her "maid," as she fired back at the House speaker Thursday following a tense encounter at the White House. ...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
00:17, 2019-07-03

Strong earthquake sets off fires, damages desert city east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 113 miles (175 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday....
21:51, 2019-07-04

NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Preview Study of Fires’ Impact on US Air Quality Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of a joint field campaign led by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate....
09:17, 2019-07-10

Drake fires back at Bucks owner's daughter by changing his profile pic to her It didn't take long for Drake to get some revenge in a troll battle with Mallory Edens after the Toronto Raptors took Game 5 in Milwaukee.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-24

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.        ...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at the legendary golfer Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Behar fires crude insult at Mitch McConnell after he expressed opposition to Trump tariffs Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was finally standing up to the president because tariffs would affect his own pocketbook, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

CUNY professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling committee to ‘burn in eternal fires’ A highly-educated CUNY economics professor claims he was wrongly fired because he was rude. When Associate Professor Caf Dowlah, a Fulbright Scholar with three advanced degrees, was denied a promotion to a full-time teaching slot last year, he blamed a colleague, bizarrely telling her, “what you did...
05:17, 2019-06-09

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:51, 2019-07-08

Chicago Police Board Fires 4 Officers Accused of Covering Up Laquan McDonald's Murder An independent civilian board voted Thursday night to fire four Chicago police officers for their involvement in covering up the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....
19:17, 2019-07-19

Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali Wilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash after their opponents had dominated most of the game and missed a flurry of chances.Zaha, who had barely featured until then, took advantage as the Mali defence got into a terrible...
23:34, 2019-07-08

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted against the $4.6 billion border bill signed into law last week by President Trump....
09:34, 2019-07-08

Brazilian soccer star Neymar fires back at accusations he raped woman at Paris hotel Brazilian soccer star Neymar fired back Saturday against a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by releasing social media posts and text messages following the alleged attack....
19:17, 2019-06-03

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Virginia dad fires 39 shots at naked 'devil' who broke into family's home on first night living there: report A Virginia dad fired 39 warning shots and sparred with a naked woman who called herself "the devil" after she allegedly broke into the family's home on their first night living there, according to reports. ...
16:34, 2019-07-08

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
18:34, 2019-07-16

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offside but not affecting play when Monica scored an own...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana. The post Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Mallory Edens, daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner, trolls Drake with shirt; rapper fires back Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, appeared to take a shot at Drake during Thursday night’s game between the Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
21:00, 2019-05-24

Taylor Swift's Former Label Owner Scott Borchetta Fires Back After She Accuses Scooter Braun of ''Bullying'' As the saying goes, there are three sides to every story. And in the latest saga between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun, Big Machine Label founder Scott Borchetta is sharing his. On......
16:51, 2019-07-01

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
09:51, 2019-07-04

Harvard Fires Fencing Coach Over Shady Home Sale To Fencing Recruit's Wealthy Father Harvard University has fired longtime fencing coach Peter Brand, who was involved in an admissions scandal having to do with the extremely suspect circumstances of the sale of his home to the family of a high school junior who was later admitted to Harvard as a fencing recruit....
03:34, 2019-07-10

McLaren Indy fires team president in wake of Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 failure In the wake of McLaren Indy and Fernando Alonso's failure to qualifying for the 103rd Indianapolis 500, team president Bob Fernley has been fired.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

AOC 'squad' refers to Trump as 'occupant' of White House, condemns 'racist' remarks, as Trump fires back In spirited remarks tinged with open animosity, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., standing side-by-side with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib, declared at a news conference on Capitol Hill Monday that "it is time for us to impeach this president" for "openly violating" his ...
00:51, 2019-07-16

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown fires back at castoff Luke Parker in heated Twitter spat Hannah Brown and Luke Parker got in a heated Twitter argument Monday night after Brown eliminated him from "The Bachelorette" over his views on sex.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
07:51, 2019-07-13

Dean McDermott fires back at 'cowards' who criticized Tori Spelling's bikini picture Dean McDermott defended Tori Spelling after trolls criticized her bikini photo with "Beverly Hills, 90210" co-stars Jennie Garth and Gabrielle Carteris.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-04

CBD Is Already Everywhere. How Will the Government Handle It? The cannabis plant contains more than 100 compounds known as cannabinoids. Of them, one–cannabidiol, or CBD–presents the U.S. with unique potential in public health and business, as well as a good deal of political and legal confusion. That much was clear at the Silver Spring, Md., campu...
14:34, 2019-06-06

UK Government not doing enough to fend off cyberattacks A new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed that the UK government has not done enough when it comes to developing long-term objectives for the National Cyber Security Strategy.According to the report, the current strategy, which covers the five-year period from 2016 to 2021, ...
23:00, 2019-06-05

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
09:00, 2019-07-01

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of the World Health Organization’s global recommenda...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
21:17, 2019-06-07

How to Find and Apply For Government Benefits When you’re down on your luck, it’s easy to assume that there’s no help—but there are a wide range of programs and benefits in the United States that can help get you back on your feet....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Swiss government wants further talks on accord with EU BERLIN (AP) — The Swiss government says it wants further talks with the European Union about an accord that’s intended to regulate bilateral ties between the Alpine country and the 28-nation bloc. The Swiss Cabinet said Friday that it has “decided to demand clarifications” on a cur...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Government Shelves Sale Of Air India For Now The aviation sector is facing turmoil with one of its biggest private carriers, Jet Airways, facing bankruptcy, while passenger growth in the market overall has slowed....
20:34, 2019-06-27

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of some changes before 2035 in order to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they'd like to see the government do to fix that....
19:34, 2019-07-08

No Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India, Government Says Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified....
16:34, 2019-07-20

Botswana government to appeal against law legalising gay sex Attorney general says high court was mistaken in its ruling decriminalising homosexualityBotswana’s government will appeal against a high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison.The court’s ruling in June, w...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Tourists May Soon Be Able To Tweet Their Grievances To Government The Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a Twitter-based grievance redressal mechanism for tourists to file their complaints in real time on the lines of a platform run by the External Affairs......
12:00, 2019-07-04

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Government Is "Pessimistic" About Economy, Says P Chidambaram Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said there are no sector-wise growth projections in the pre-Budget Economic Survey tabled in parliament and the government itself appears to be......
14:34, 2019-07-04

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
21:17, 2019-06-03

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Gains U.S. government bond prices climbed again, benefiting from a decline in technology stocks and a Federal Reserve official opening the door to a near-term interest rate cut....
00:51, 2019-06-04

No Huawei ban in Dutch 5G rollout: government The Dutch government will force telecoms companies to vet their equipment suppliers more thoroughly as they roll out 5G mobile networks, but made no mention of banning China's Huawei or any other supplier over spying fears....
20:17, 2019-07-01

Huawei Android ban could still be on as US government says its still blacklisted The US Huawei ban may not be coming to an end any time soon after all following new reports that the Chinese phone giant is still under severe restrictions.According to Reuters, staff at the US Commerce Department enforcement team have been told by senior officials that Huawei should still be treate...
12:00, 2019-07-03

AI cannot progress without a government-led code of ethics The choices we make today about how to govern AI will determine whether our future resembles dystopian science fiction, or something akin to Star Trek.Read More...
03:34, 2019-06-30

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult reveals that one particular aspect of this is flawed....
23:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58% - U.S. government About 58%, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico remains shut in the wake of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Moldova Has a New Government. The Old One Is Refusing to Leave. Two of Moldova’s largest parties formed a coalition to oust the third from power. Only one problem: Its officials have refused to vacate their offices....
04:17, 2019-06-11

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for several years, and earlier this year was effectively bla...
23:00, 2019-07-11

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
05:34, 2019-05-26

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

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
13:51, 2019-05-24

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
01:34, 2019-06-24

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
04:00, 2019-07-17

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC and its allies are presenting a unified front in their quest to stabilize the oil market. But beneath the surface, opposition is rising within OPEC against the way that Russia and Saudi Arabia are dominating the group's decision making....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Moldova's new PM 'completely determined' to clean up government After the dramatic power struggle in Moldova, new Prime Minister Maia Sandu tells DW that her government's first priority is to clear out the muck. One by one, she says, servants of the oligarch regime are leaving....
11:34, 2019-07-02

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in Jakarta has decided to sue the Indonesian government to take action.Air quality in the south-east A...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
22:17, 2019-07-19

New Austrian chancellor sworn in with interim government BERLIN (AP) — Brigitte Bierlein, until now the head of Austria’s top court, has been sworn in as the country’s new chancellor at the head of an interim government that will serve until after an election expected in September. The 69-year-old Bierlein became Austria’s first female c...
15:51, 2019-06-03

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
13:51, 2019-07-12

‘The UK car industry is floundering due to a lack of government support’ Opinion 12 Jun, 2019 Steve Fowler thinks car bosses rather than politicians would be better suited to dealing with the struggling UK car industry...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
20:00, 2019-07-05

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable populations in the dark....
12:00, 2019-07-02

The swashbuckling meat tycoons who nearly brought down a government How the strange case of a former president secretly taped by industry executives revealed where power lies in BrazilIn Brazilian financial circles 17 May 2017 is dubbed “Joesley Day”. It’s the date when the power and influence of Brazil’s meat industry was exposed in all its ugly glory and gave the ...
16:17, 2019-07-02

"We Are Not A Suitcase-Carrying Government": Nirmala Sitharamam In a veiled attack on Congress, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman connected her idea of carrying Budget documents wrapped in a red cloth instead of a briefcase with alleged corruption in the......
10:17, 2019-07-20

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward. Feroz Bashari, government media center chief, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the fre...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundreds of pages of Telegram messages between Rosselló and top officials. The chats contained profane in...
09:51, 2019-07-15

Government to issue 'sleep hygiene' guidance Leaked draft says less than seven hours’ sleep can damage mental and physical healthThe government could give people guidance on how much sleep they need each night, according to reports.A leaked draft of a public health green paper, due to be published by the health secretary Matt Hancock, said the...
13:51, 2019-07-13

U.S. Government Bond Auctions Show Weakness U.S. Treasury prices fell this week after investors submitted fewer bids than usual at a series of government bond auctions, underscoring the centrality of their demand for newly issued debt....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should not be deported. Thursday’s finding may influence how immigration authorities target factories and offices. Immigration agents stormed the prem...
11:17, 2019-06-14

BJP Government In UP "Dictatorially Inclined": Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday accused the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh of being "dictatorially inclined" and said party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's "imprisonment" at Chunar......
14:51, 2019-07-20

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
14:51, 2019-05-31

PM Modi's Government Forms New Jal Shakti Ministry: What It Does The Jal Shakti Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project - which is a flagship initiative to clean the river, its tributaries......
20:51, 2019-05-31

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
01:00, 2019-06-01

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
13:17, 2019-07-04

"BJP Government Using Section 144 To Hide Shortcomings": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was using Section 144 to hide its shortcomings and not allowing anyone to visit Sonbhadra, where 10 people were gunned......
10:17, 2019-07-20

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion Sri Lanka’s government has defeated a no-confidence motion in Parliament that accused it of failing to prevent Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people...
16:51, 2019-07-11

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
07:51, 2019-06-04

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Government seeks to improve road safety.  The system, ...
18:34, 2019-07-18

Government to TikTok: Answer Queries or Face Ban Government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate response, official sources......
10:17, 2019-07-18

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
18:51, 2019-06-10

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before finalising goals and timelines for electrification of......
14:17, 2019-06-10

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websites to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.The Chinese government has...
22:51, 2019-06-07

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The £37 million fund, which was announced last year a...
18:51, 2019-07-09

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, where third-party access rights were lax and the logging and review activities of privileged users inadequate, and notes similar lapses in previous years, ...
01:17, 2019-07-18

The Government Has Rejected A Penny Tax On Fast Fashion “The government has demonstrated that it is content to tolerate practices that trash the environment and exploit workers, despite having just committed to net zero emission targets,” commented Labour MP Mary Creagh...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal's capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ceremonies....
13:17, 2019-06-19

UP Government Introduces Khadi School Uniforms The Uttar Pradesh government has introduced Khadi school uniforms on a pilot basis in some districts of the state to promote the indigenous fabric among children, the state's basic education minister......
01:00, 2019-06-21

Government Bonds Rally as ECB Signals Easing Soon Government-bond yields around the world fell to fresh lows for the year after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank could soon add stimulus to support the region’s economy....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
19:34, 2019-06-30

UK government treats D-Day veterans to free eight-day cruise Some 300 D-Day veterans are being treated to a free, luxurious eight-day cruise replete with jacuzzis, heated swimming pools, al fresco dining — and a special performance from Rod Stewart. The 670-foot Boudicca, part of the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, set sail from Dover, England, on Sunday and headed ...
19:17, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm and Intel want the US government to reconsider its Huawei ban While some of Huawei's biggest US-based business partners, including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel, have been quick to confirm every intention to comply with any and all restrictions imposed by the Trump administration, it seems these same companies are trying to convince the powers that be that a ban...
11:51, 2019-06-17

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various......
09:51, 2019-07-10

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
15:00, 2019-07-06

Couple battles for son’s citizenship after barred by US government NBC NEWS – The only noticeable difference between Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks, 2-year-old fraternal twins from Los Angeles, is their hair: Ethan’s is black, Aiden’s sandy blond. But from the perspective of the U.S. government, the boys, who were born in Canada, are irrevocably diff...
14:34, 2019-06-08

Government Clarifies Still Planning To Sell Air India Government failed last year in its attempt to sell a 76 per centstake in loss-making Air India due to a lack of interest from bidders, but said it would return with an alternative proposal soon....
10:34, 2019-06-28

Can Expect BJP Government In Karnataka Next Week: Muralidhar Rao A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is expected to take charge in Karnataka next week, party national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao claimed today....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parliament this autumn for force through a no-deal Brexit....
12:34, 2019-07-19

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
14:17, 2019-06-06

Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country’s first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office along with a Cabinet where women are in the majority. The 19-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Antti Rinne was approved Thur...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Czech government survives no-confidence vote Prime Minister Andrej Babis' government has survived a no-confidence vote after facing massive protests over graft and conflict of interest accusations. The parliamentary debate for the vote lasted 17 hours....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election in February resulted in a hung parliament....
03:00, 2019-06-09

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing....
01:00, 2019-05-22

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei an 'instrument of Chinese government': FBN Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:00, 2019-05-29

An Economist Who Believes Only Government Can Save Capitalism In “People, Power, and Profits,” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
19:00, 2019-05-24

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
03:17, 2019-05-22

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Government announces plan to “revolutionise” parking News 30 May, 2019 New national parking data standards will allow for smoother and easier payment methods to be employed at car parks across the UK...
16:17, 2019-05-30

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
07:17, 2019-05-23

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
03:34, 2019-05-23

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

Mexico president says government will help Pemex until 2021 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government will support the state-owned oil company with all the budget it needs and tax relief until 2021. López Obrador said Wednesday that by then, Petroleos Mexicanos will have recovered its footing, increased production an...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free...
01:34, 2019-05-22

U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
17:51, 2019-05-29

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary election....
05:01, 2019-05-27

PM Modi Visits Arun Jaitley Who Wants To Opt Out Of Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi today drove down to senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley's house to ask him to reconsider his decision and remain in the government, sources have told NDTV....
22:51, 2019-05-29

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
16:17, 2019-07-06

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
14:34, 2019-07-05

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators....
04:17, 2019-06-19

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Brexit deal almost three years after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union....
14:17, 2019-05-24

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
15:51, 2019-07-17

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
17:34, 2019-05-22

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
21:51, 2019-05-22

No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously: foreign minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
21:00, 2019-05-24

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss her future....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Arun Jaitley, PM's "Precious Diamond", Can't Be In Modi 2.0 Government Health seems to have paused, if not ended, a four-decade-long political career of Arun Jaitley -- regarded by some as Narendra Modi's original "Chanakya", his chief trouble-shooter since 2002 when the......
20:00, 2019-05-29

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching a peace initiative which will include a national peace forum followed by simultaneous parliamentary ...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Trump Completely Undermines His Own Government's Case for War With Iran You know how everyone in the Trump administration, a bunch of hawks in Congress, and the nitwits on Fox News are trying to set the stage for war with Iran over the country’s alleged attacks on Norwegian- and Japanese-owned oil tankers, a dispute in which both Japan and Norway have been reluctant to ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Ireland's Greens eye return to government after local bounce Ireland's Green Party will consider playing a role in the country's next government, pushing to overhaul environmental policy, if its surge in this week's local and European elections is repeated in the next parliamentary poll, its leader said....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
08:17, 2019-05-22

Bentley boss: government must take decisive action to drive EV take-up Adrian Hallmark believes a concerted effort, and greater incentives, are required to make UK buyers consider electric cars more widely Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark has called on the UK government and regulators to make clearer, more decisive pronouncements if they want car buyers to switch to elect...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
07:17, 2019-06-06

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Spain's Sanchez says no new election planned despite government impasse Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he was not planning to call a new election and would keep pursuing a deal to form government despite stalling inter-party talks ahead of a parliamentary vote on his investiture on July 22-23....
21:51, 2019-07-11

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked with developing “cutting-edge” electric vehicle b...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors will cheer....
09:17, 2019-07-18

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its most visually stunning.Huge slabs of steel, glowing orange with heat, flow seamlessly through the p...
05:34, 2019-05-26

£212m login system on government websites may need to be ditched The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakers BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for their motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila. Two hundred lawmakers voted Tuesday against the coalition led by the Social ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Jet Airways Crisis Led To Marginal Hike In Airfare, Says Government Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that as per the prevailing regulations, airfares are neither established nor regulated by the government....
16:34, 2019-07-11

In Relief For Kamal Nath Government, Mayawati Says She Won't Pull Rug The Bahujan Samaj Party today announced that it will continue to provide outside support to the Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh, providing it with a much-needed breather in the wake of the......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Protesters gather again outside Hong Kong government offices HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred mainly student protesters have begun gathering outside Hong Kong government offices after a deadline passed for meeting their demands related to controversial extradition legislation. While the scene was peaceful Friday morning, protest leaders have said they are det...
04:34, 2019-06-21

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled Tuesday, heralds the rise of the corporation-government, potentially shaping the already vast powers of the Silicon Valley g...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Italy's Salvini says coalition government won't change after EU election Matteo Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, denied he will look to change a coalition agreement in Rome if his Lega party performs well at this weekend's EU elections....
05:01, 2019-05-22

The US government faces a potential default in September, report says AP Photo/Alex Brandon A Washington think tank and advocacy group estimates that lower than expected tax revenues mean there is a "significant risk" that the federal government will run out of borrowing authority in early September. The report adds urgency to the budget and debt talks that have yet ...
09:51, 2019-07-10

No Place For Corrupt Officials In Government, Says Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday cracked the whip on corrupt officials, saying they would be forced to take voluntary retirement....
12:34, 2019-06-21

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
06:34, 2019-05-22

Italy's Salvini says wants government to continue, but new reforms needed Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he had no intention of bringing down the Italian government, but wanted to see the cabinet act with greater urgency and push through much-needed reforms....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Zambia vs. Vedanta: Could the government be paving the way for a Chinese buyer? Zambia's largest copper mining operation, KCM, has been liquidated. Many are asking now if the country could repossess private mining operations in a bid to shore up financing amid rising debt levels....
10:01, 2019-06-04

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Italy's Salvini says government will not collapse after EU vote: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament elections on May 26, seeking to quell fears of an imminent political crisis....
08:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. Government Bonds Gain as Growth Concerns Deepen Yields on government bonds around the world fell to new 20-month lows as a deepening rift between the U.S. and China over trade pushed investors to safer assets....
08:51, 2019-05-30

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Pastor surveilled after ministering to migrants sues U.S. government A prominent Manhattan pastor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S. officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border....
15:17, 2019-07-10

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Albanian government vows to punish election disruption Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years....
05:34, 2019-07-11

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK transport minister tells Autocar fully electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a grant for the purchase of new plug-in hybrid vehicles, Jesse Norman, minister of state for the Department for Transport, has told Autocar. The grant was m...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Government To Get Swiss Bank Details Of All Indians From September India's fight against suspected black money stashed abroad will get a major boost this September in the form of first set of detailed financial information about all Indians having Swiss bank......
22:34, 2019-07-10

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an increase of just over 3% in 2002. And the women who...
14:51, 2019-06-20

ACT eyes cloud with government-wide Oracle deal The 2019-20 territory Budget also includes building a digital health record, funding for modernising government IT, making more government services available online, and continuing the roll out of laptops to public secondary school students....
06:17, 2019-06-05

Trump equivocates on whether U.S. government is mulling Turkey sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump was unclear on Thursday over whether his administration was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey following its purchase of Russian air defense systems, sparking confusion at a tense time for relations between the two nations....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Romania’s president blasts government over corruption report Romania’s president says the country’s government is ignoring the will of its own citizens by not adopting anti-corruption recommendations made by a European anti-graft body...
22:34, 2019-07-10

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women filling exactly half his cabinet positions.The recently re-elected president’s selection of ministers ...
01:17, 2019-05-30

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction" but would not affect the work of parliament or government....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, the Norwegian and Venezuelan governments said on Thursday, after a Socialist Party leader announced the end of a round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a breach at least once a month. On Sunday, the governmen...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Socialists’ spokeswoman Elisa Spiropali on Monday said the vote would be held at Thursday’s pa...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Mesopotamian settlement is now imminent. ...
02:17, 2019-05-29

SpaceX launches three radar satellites for Canadian government SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched the Radarsat Constellation Mission and the previously used first stage was expected to return to Vandenberg’s Land...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Government Suspends Dealings With Pilatus Aircraft Over Corruption The Defence Ministry has suspended all business dealings with Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Limited for one year following charges of payment of kickbacks in the sale of 75 basic trainer aircraft......
14:00, 2019-07-16

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
03:17, 2019-07-15

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
01:17, 2019-07-15

India says Deloitte misreading law in challenging government's call for ban India has told a tribunal the local auditing affiliate of international accounting group Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is misreading a key federal law as the firm seeks to avoid a five-year ban on new business, according to legal documents reviewed by Reuters on Sunday....
21:17, 2019-07-14

Moldova parties form government, despite court rulings The courts have stepped in after two blocs signed up to an unprecendented alliance to form a government after inconclusive elections in February. The coalition said it was formed in order to rid Moldova of oligarchy....
14:17, 2019-06-09

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

Punjab Government To Reward Those Reporting Abandoned Borewells The Punjab government, through the Tandrust Punjab Mission, has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for anyone who reports abandoned and uncovered borewells across the state....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Government: 95 dead in latest massacre to hit central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government official says at least 95 people are dead following the latest massacre in central Mali blamed on tensions between ethnic militias. Interior Security ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho says the attack took place overnight in an ethnic Dogon village. Another 19 people w...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Spanish PM says talks on left-wing government have collapsed Spain’s caretaker prime minister and Socialist leader, Pedro Sánchez, says he considers negotiations to form a government with the support of the far-left We Can party have failed...
11:00, 2019-07-15

A Year Later, U.S. Government Websites Are Still Redirecting to Hardcore Porn Dozens of U.S. government websites appear to contain a flaw enabling anyone to generate URLs with their domains that redirect users to external sites, a handy resource for cyber criminals looking to infect users with malware or trick them into surrendering their personal information....
04:34, 2019-06-11

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
00:51, 2019-06-11

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
12:17, 2019-06-11

Nineteen killed in attack in Burkina Faso: government Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 in an attack on and around the town of Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, the government said....
12:34, 2019-06-11

Amazon pledges support for future government work Tech giants often work alongside the government to help with a variety of projects and the head of Amazon's cloud computing division has revealed that the company is open to working with any government agency that follows the law.This is in stark contrast to its top rivals, Microsoft and Google...
19:17, 2019-06-11