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Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary

The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be defense secretary....

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary

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Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, just one day before Esper's scheduled confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Mark Esper headed for quick confirmation after acing largely bipartisan Senate hearing ON THE GLIDE SLOPE: Mark Esper, President Trump’s fallback nominee to head the Defense Department, did everything he needed to do yesterday to win quick and easy confirmation. With one notable exception (more on that below), he cruised effortlessly through his 2 hour, 45 minute hearing before the Ar...
14:17, 2019-07-17

Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for Joint Chiefs nominee Mark Milley The Senate armed services committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Gen. Mark Milley to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff in two weeks, the panel announced Friday....
01:34, 2019-06-29

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary. The post Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports that he, his ex-wife and son were involved in bloody domestic violence incidents in 2010 and 2011. “It is unfortunate that a painful and deeply ...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, President Trump’s first defense secretary, who resigned in December over policy disagreements with the commander in chief....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, left the Pentagon Friday. Shanahan withdrew from c...
05:51, 2019-06-22

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense moments in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday during his confirmation process for the permanent Secretary job....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tensions with Iran....
11:51, 2019-06-22

Mark Esper begins third week on the job, with time running out on his tenure as acting defense secretary ESPER’S UNCERTAIN JULY: Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper begins his third week on the job with a giant question mark hanging over his head. The Pentagon has not said how it plans to handle the conditions of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, which requires that once nominated, Esper must s...
19:17, 2019-07-08

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the job....
04:17, 2019-06-22

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee; Mark Esper Named Acting Pentagon Chief President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would devote more time to his family....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
04:34, 2019-06-28

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
16:34, 2019-06-11

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Administration to the full Senate....
06:17, 2019-07-11

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
17:00, 2019-06-14

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Committee......
10:34, 2019-06-20

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:00, 2019-07-23

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
13:51, 2019-06-14

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and Russia....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans,” Pa...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become President Trump’s second defense secretary....
01:00, 2019-07-10

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a rearguard action to get Washington onside after i...
17:00, 2019-07-16

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing for Sprint/T-Mobile deal for next week The judge hearing a request from state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Judge sets hearing to discuss sealed Jeffrey Epstein docs One day after financier Jeffrey Epstein was hauled into court on an explosive new sex trafficking indictment in New York, a judge in another civil case related to the convicted pedophile has scheduled a hearing to lay out how potentially damaging documents that were sealed in the case will be made p...
05:51, 2019-07-10

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
23:34, 2019-06-13

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seeking war with Iran and needed to “get back on the dip...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary If confirmed, Mr. Esper, who fought in the gulf war before becoming a lobbyist for Raytheon, would join a national security team with his West Point classmate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
23:51, 2019-06-21

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be published July 16, Random House announced Tuesday. Co-written w...
13:17, 2019-05-28

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domestic violence dispute from nine years ago involving him and his then-wife. A separate report detailed an incident where their son struck his mom with a ...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, President Donald Trump announced....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the new acting defense secretary, Trump said....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Heckling, drama mark House hearing on slavery reparations as top Dem asks, 'Why not now?' The question of slavery reparations for black Americans was the subject of a fiery and emotional House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday as Democrats called for measures to address America’s “original sin” -- while Republicans described such payments as an “injustice” and “almost certainly uncon...
19:17, 2019-06-20

‘Trust’ was mentioned 69 times at Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing – nice In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook’s head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company’s “cryptocurrency” plans, the word trust was mentioned every two minutes on average, working out to 69 times in total. Not all of these instances were focused on how people can’t or shoul...
16:17, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
23:00, 2019-06-13

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chapter in our family's life and reopen wounds we have worked years to heal."...
03:00, 2019-06-19

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
15:17, 2019-06-01

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Canada Panel Slams Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg For Hearing No-Show A panel of politicians from Canada and several other nations criticized Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for ignoring subpoenas Tuesday to appear at a hearing on protecting privacy and......
04:34, 2019-05-29

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift into global financial services.Read more......
04:17, 2019-06-20

Booker dodges question about spokesperson's Biden 'senate judiciary hearing' tweet 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker was unable on Sunday to clarify a tweet his spokesman sent out about former Vice President Joe Biden getting “his own Senate Judiciary Hearing.”...
04:34, 2019-07-22

Minnesota United sets scoring mark in 7-1 win over Cincy ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ike Opara, Hassani Dotson and Ethan Finlay scored their second goals of the season in the first half and Minnesota United coasted to a 7-1 victory over expansion FC Cincinnati on Saturday, the most goals in a game for the third-year club. Opara opened the scoring in the 19th m...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Former Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach files to run for a Senate seat The Republican known for hard-line views against illegal immigration formally led President Trump’s short-lived election integrity commission, which was mired in controversy....
21:34, 2019-07-08

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Pentagon unveils official portrait of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
08:51, 2019-06-22

Elizabeth Warren Got Into a Huge Fight With Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s numbers in presidential polling have been on the up and up since a solid debate performance last month. But on Tuesday morning, her attention was locked in on Mark Esper and his confirmation hearing to be Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Defense....
23:00, 2019-07-16

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Ferrari SF90 Stradale sets new high mark for power The 986-hp car is powered by a turbocharged gasoline engine that delivers 769 hp, the highest performance ever achieved by an eight-cylinder unit in Ferrari's history. The remaining 217 hp is supplied by three electric motors, one at the rear and two on the front axle....
01:34, 2019-05-30

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday. Alonso hit his 27th home run, breaking the Mets record for most by a rookie in an entire season s...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Li Na sets new mark: first Asian-born player in Tennis Hall Li Na breaks new ground at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, becoming 1st Asian-born player to be inducted        ...
00:17, 2019-07-22

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the foreseeable future as "acting secretary" only, a move t...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Ex-ICE chief Homan delivers fiery defense of border agents at hearing, rips lawmakers: 'Do your job' Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan delivered a fiery defense of border agents during a House hearing where Democratic lawmakers just hours earlier had decried conditions at migrant detention centers -- as he ripped into the agency's congressional critics and said...
22:34, 2019-07-12

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The short-range missile, is that a violation? Yes,” he told reporters Wednesday while on a trip to As...
04:51, 2019-05-30

Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Quits As Reports Emerge Of Family Violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the US military into......
04:17, 2019-06-19

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

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
08:34, 2019-06-18

Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defense secretary released on bail in Easter attacks case Sri Lanka's police chief and former defense secretary were released on bail on Tuesday, a week after they were arrested over allegations that they failed to prevent the Easter Day bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipartisan acknowledgement of Russian interference in ...
23:51, 2019-06-18

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
09:00, 2019-05-29

Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defense secretary held on remand over Easter bomb attack failings Sri Lanka's police chief and former defense secretary were remanded in custody on Wednesday over allegations that they failed to prevent the Easter Day bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people, a police spokesman said....
16:34, 2019-07-03

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
13:34, 2019-07-09

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey so long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news broke that Shanahan would be stepping down amid questi...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fighting account....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Mark Levin says Senate must call Robert Mueller to testify: Ask for documents, emails, give him 'the Trump treatment' Robert Mueller's public declaration was "orchestrated" by House Democrats and he would not perform well under hours of Republican questioning, Mark Levin argued on "Hannity" Wednesday night. ...
18:00, 2019-05-30

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
18:51, 2019-06-18

Ex-defense secretary James Mattis says upcoming book will not be a Trump 'tell-all' Ex-Defense SecretaryJim Mattis says that “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead," due July 16, will not be a "tell-all" about the Trump White House.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-28

Daily on Defense: HASC chairman lays down his mark, Republicans cry foul, US-Turkey alliance unwinds over F-35, United Technology and Raytheon join forces OFF THE MARK: House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is drawing clear battle lines with President Trump’s proposed defense budget and its Republican backers in Congress with his “Chairman’s Mark” of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, released early this morning....
23:17, 2019-06-10

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II images and specs surface Convincing images of the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have leaked, along with lists of specs for both cameras.While neither model has been officially announced by Canon, the images, first seen on Japanese camera-leaking site Nokishita, are either leaked press shots or v...
16:00, 2019-07-02

German Bond Yields Hit Record Low After ECB Nomination German 10-year government bond yields slid to a record low on expectations that the European Central Bank’s likely new president, Christine Lagarde, will pursue more easy-money policies....
10:34, 2019-07-03

HBO didn't help Gwendoline Christie get her Emmy nomination, so she just did it herself At this point, everybody should know not to bet against Ser Brienne Of Tarth (though the same can’t be said for Captain Phasma), and yet when it came time to submit actors for Emmy consideration, HBO only fronted the money for the core Game Of Thrones cast—specifically Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, ...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
08:34, 2019-05-28

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scientist Jörg Himmelreich....
04:34, 2019-07-06

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-07-09

German coalition in disarray over von der Leyen's EU nomination European leaders' nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission did not give the Social Democrats (SPD) reason to quit Germany's ruling coalition, a party leader said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad garners an Emmy nomination "Dream Crazy," which featured the former 49ers quarterback saying, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” received a nod for Outstanding Commercial....
05:01, 2019-07-18

ECB's Nowotny says takes very positive view of Lagarde nomination European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny said on Thursday he takes a very positive view of European Union leaders' decision to name Christine Lagarde president of the ECB. [nL8N2431D3]...
01:34, 2019-07-04

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the efforts by Trump’s Republican critics...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Kevin McCarthy: Why Bernie Sanders has the best chance to win 2020 Dem nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has the best shot at becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee -- not current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif....
06:17, 2019-07-02

The Trailer: The guide to the feuding among candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination In this edition: A guide to recognizing your Democratic feuds, the left's big plans for Queens, and data on who Democratic voters want to go away, already....
01:51, 2019-06-21

Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. The......
01:17, 2019-07-17

Pose's Billy Porter Responds to First-Ever Emmy Nomination: "I'm So Thrilled!" Congratulations, Billy Porter! "Oh my god. I just...I'm so thrilled to sort of be counted in the number," he tells Daily Pop in this highly celebratory clip from Tuesday's......
01:17, 2019-07-17

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
03:34, 2019-07-04

‘Game of Thrones’ writers got an Emmy nomination for that atrocious final season No surprise, HBO came in for a strong showing at the Emmy nominations reveal event that just wrapped up Tuesday morning. The premium cable network pummeled Netflix in terms of total nominations (137, compared to Netflix’s 117) and also broke its own record for earning its highest number of nom...
02:34, 2019-07-17

Taiwan president wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday won the ruling party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration, which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Gypsy Rose Blanchard Reacts to Joey King's Emmy Nomination for The Act Gypsy Rose Blanchard was "very happy" that Joey King was cast in The Act. The Hulu series, which is based on the relationship between Gypsy Rose and her now-deceased mother, Dee......
22:34, 2019-07-22

Jason Mitchell loses MTV Movie & TV Awards nomination amid misconduct claims MTV said in a statement Mitchell was removed as a nominee for best performance in a show in light of recent developments.        ...
16:34, 2019-05-30

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX steady as investors gauge Lagarde's nomination to head ECB Amid growth worries, Latin American currencies were quiet against a steady dollar on Wednesday as investors gauged the implications of the nomination of the IMF's Christine Lagarde to head the European Central Bank. Markets are hoping that International Monetary Fund head Lagarde will maintain t...
16:51, 2019-07-03

2019 Emmys: Anthony Bourdain Lands Posthumous Nomination 1 Year After Death Anthony Bourdain may be gone, but he will not be forgotten at the 2019 Emmys. The late chef and host was nominated for Outstanding Informational Series or Special and Outstanding Writing......
20:51, 2019-07-16

Taiwanese president reportedly wins ruling party's nomination for 2020 election Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's president, won the Democratic Progressive Party's primary race for the 2020 presidential election, local media reported....
13:51, 2019-06-13

PEN15's Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle on Their First Emmy Nomination and Putting Viewers in Therapy There are big, expensive and heavily promoted shows like Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory, and then there's the little show that could, like Schitt's Creek and PEN15. The latter two......
01:17, 2019-07-17

The Quick Read About… the 5G War Is Upon Us What Happened: Last week, the US government placed China’s state-champion Huawei on the Commerce Department’s Entity List, banning the tech company from buying critical parts it needs from US producers. For all the focus on the current trade war between the US and China, it’s this ...
23:51, 2019-05-24

The Quick Read About… the U.K. after Theresa May What Happened This Week: Theresa May has finally stepped down as head of the Conservative Party—Britain’s long national nightmare is finally over. Well, one of them anyways. Why It Matters: It’s been clear for some time now that Theresa May would be unable to get her Brexit deal ov...
00:51, 2019-06-11

'Game of Thrones' breaks Emmy nomination record "Game of Thrones" slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations, including best drama series. (June 16)        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday....
18:17, 2019-07-19

Act quick and you can get an iPhone 6s for as little as $120 (unlocked and refurbished) Apple's official iOS 13 rollout is not too far away, and despite the advanced age and relatively modest specifications of the iPhone 6s, the 2015-released 4.7-incher (as well as its 5.5-inch sibling) is guaranteed to receive the next big software update as soon as it will be made available.This shou...
23:34, 2019-06-23

Here's a Quick Way to Get Fresh Ginger Into Drinks Fresh ginger adds a vaguely spicy but surprisingly soothing note to food and beverages, but getting it into a drink usually involves making a syrup or—if you want a little funk—splashing in some brine. But if it’s pure, unsweetened, fresh ginger you’re after, all you need to do is grab your micropla...
01:51, 2019-07-11

A quick check-up: Servicing the McLaren F1 For every one of the 106 McLaren F1s, MSO holds a detailed history file. These contain everything from its original factory-build specification to a forensic account of its most recent service A nightmare to work on? Not a bit of it. In fact, as James Disdale discovers, mechanics love fettling the...
13:34, 2019-06-09

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
22:00, 2019-06-07

A’s Liam Hendriks is quick fantasy fix that may be so much more At this time of the year, outside of a sure-thing prospect making his big league debut, it is unlikely you’re going to find the perfect player to help your fantasy team on the waiver wires. You can, however, pick up a player to get a quick boost in certain statistical categories, and that player may...
05:00, 2019-06-30

10 quick ways to improve your website branding The purpose of branding is to present a unified message about the company and its products. And also wrapped up in this is the need to deliver a story that customers can relate to, in order to establish better connections and loyalty with those people. Businesses spend large amou...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more patients at home and cut down on costs....
23:17, 2019-07-10

Where, When, And How To Watch Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Summer Games Done Quick is back! Speedrunners will be playing through a mix of modern and retro games and doing amazing things all around while racing against the clock. This year’s event just started with Spyro Reignited Trilogy and will run from today until the 30th where the event will end with a...
00:34, 2019-06-24

5 Quick Oats Recipes For Weight Loss Oats Recipes For Weight Loss: Looking to shed some extra kilos without compromising on those yummy treats? Here are some scrumptious oats recipes for weight loss that would help you sail through along......
14:00, 2019-07-04

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday, a "bye, bye birdie."...
03:51, 2019-06-06

A quick and easy guide to writing a good CV Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Resumes are important. They help showcase your experience, skills, and potential to possible employers. Do them right and you’ll land yourself an interview for yo...
22:00, 2019-06-19

| Agent seeks quick fix for 'respectful' Pogba Paul Pogba's agent hopes that a breakthrough in negotiations that benefits "all parties" will soon be made regarding the Manchester United midfielder's future....
16:17, 2019-07-09

Quick Question: Which is The Better Taillight Color Arrangement? One of the advantages of having to fill in on a Saturday is that I feel like it’s okay to post things that may be, normally, even too niche or narrow or, let’s face it, idiotic, even for me. But it’s Saturday, so all bets are off! Which is why I’m going to ask you for your opinion on something I’d b...
23:17, 2019-06-08

This Quick Grilling Recipe is the Best Excuse to Eat With Your Hands Slicked in a savory caramel sauce, pork belly cooks in minutes on the grill. Then simply wrap it in lettuce leaves along with a tangy carrot-papaya slaw and fresh, flavorful garnishes....
18:51, 2019-06-05

Make a Quick Salad Dressing With Hummus Most folks are well aware that hummus is an excellent sandwich spread; it’s creamy, nutty, savory, and friendly to almost every kind of diet. Those are all things I enjoy in a salad dressing, but hummus—straight from the tub—is a little too thick for drizzling on a pile of greens....
02:17, 2019-07-23

Make Quick Work Of Scuffs With 100 Melamine Sponges For $3 You know those “Magic Erasers” that can wipe stains off seemingly any hard surface? They’re really just melamine sponges with a marketing budget, and you can get 100 off-brand equivalents for just $3 on Amazon. I used these after moving into a new apartment a few months back, and they made quick wor...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Party leaders bullish on quick spending deal Mitch McConnell isn't exactly prone to public displays of optimism. But the Senate majority leader was downright ecstatic — for him — after a lengthy Tuesday meeting with Democrats and Trump administration officials about cutting a two-year budget deal."Very encouraging," said McConnell (R-Ky.). "Ou...
23:17, 2019-05-21

A quick look at Serena Williams' dominant career Unless you've been living under a rock the past two decades, you know that Serena Williams has carved out a legendary tennis career. But, if you're a rock dweller, here's a refresher on just how amazing it's been.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Quick Bucks” game were: 02-10-17-26, Bonus: 1 (two, ten, seventeen, twenty-six; Bonus: one) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game appeared first on LE...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Taggart’s task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Decades of Florida State football dominance is displayed on the walls just outside of Willie Taggart’s office. Trophies and plaques commemorate All-America players and championship teams. Lots of them. Off to the side, in a poorly lit corner, next to two chairs and a c...
17:34, 2019-07-01

The Quick Read About… Jared Kushner’s Bahrain Workshop What Happened This Week: White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner kicked off his much anticipated—and plenty derided—plan to bring peace to the Middle East with a two-day economic workshop in Bahrain. The Palestinians boycotted the event, the Israelis are busy gearing up for another nati...
20:51, 2019-06-28

Huawei Seeks Quick Overturn of Law Restricting Its U.S. Business Huawei asked a judge to quickly rule in its favor in its legal challenge to overturn a law that restricts its business in the U.S., saying American officials haven’t provided evidence that it poses a security threat....
11:17, 2019-05-29

All You Need To Know About '5-Bite Diet' That Claims Quick Weight Loss The '5-bite diet' also lets you eat whatever you want to and eliminates the need for long, strenuous exercise regime. The fad diet has become a rage these days for its quick results and super easy......
12:34, 2019-07-03

Jet-lagged Stratford makes quick dash to World Cup New Zealand defender Nicole Stratford had a rushed introduction to the women's World Cup having received an SOS call to join the squad in France, just two days after she returned home from holiday in Britain....
16:34, 2019-06-13

The Quick Read About… the New President-elect of the European Commission What Happened This Week: Europe has a new president! Sort of. Germany’s former defense minister Ursula Von der Leyen became the new president-elect of the European Commission (EC) this week following a close vote in the European Parliament. Why It Matters: Whoever leads the European Commission...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Make Quick Pickles Even Quicker by Massaging Your Veggies Quick pickles are the MVP of no-stove-required summer side dishes. Despite the name, some versions need to soak for an hour or two before they’re ready to eat. If you need a bright, crunchy vegetable side and you need it now, you can get things started with a little massage....
01:51, 2019-07-11

What You Missed: ‘Mummy’ Ackermann and a quick family reunion "Pascal Ackermann was clad in bandages after a heavy fall on the previous stage, while Jacopo Guarnier stopped mid-race for a family catch-up. Watch every stage live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Hackers Could Be Using DMs to Hijack Twitter Accounts, Quick Heal Says With the Twitter accounts of Amitabh Bachchan and Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct......
07:17, 2019-06-12

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
17:17, 2019-07-11

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but the resignation points to a deeper problem plaguin...
01:17, 2019-07-15

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

| Jesse Kriel takes our 10 quick-fire question challenge! Big, strong and fast ... Springbok and Bulls centre Jesse Kriel epitomises the modern day rugby player. But is he a dog or cat man? Click to find out!...
13:34, 2019-07-03

Trump 'agrees' to quick action on US Huawei licensing decisions US President Donald Trump has made promises to several major tech firms that the government will make a rapid decision on applications for licenses to deal with Huawei.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for several years, and earlier this year was effectively ...
14:00, 2019-07-23

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating a decades-old settlement that they say requires t...
21:34, 2019-06-15

How Johnny Miller helped Rory McIlroy get off to a quick start PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy took Johnny Miller’s advice to heart. Miller, speaking to McIlroy at a Tuesday night dinner gathering of former U.S. Open champions, emphasized the importance of a good start. McIlroy went out and shot a 3-under 68 in Thursday’s opening round at Pebble Beach to st...
13:51, 2019-06-14

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections of both the US and NATO, of which Turkey is a member. Turkey has been adamant it will follow through with the purchase, and delivery of the missile sys...
22:34, 2019-06-14

Recipes: Quick And Easy Sweet Chutneys For Snacks And Chaats Sweet chutney with a blend of sweetness and tanginess complement our Indian street foods and snacks well. There are many ways you can make sweet chutney...
06:00, 2019-06-23

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

Women's World Cup 2019: our quick guide to the tournament – video The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday 7 as the hosts, France, welcome South Korea. Going into the tournament Phil Neville's England are one of the favourites, although they'll face tough opposition from defending champions USA, plus France, Netherlands and Germany. Last time out, England reached...
20:17, 2019-06-07

The Quick Read About… President Xi Jinping’s Trip to North Korea What Happened This Week: As anticipation builds for the G-20 meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week in Japan, China’s state broadcaster announced on Monday a surprise state visit by Xi to North Korea for later this week. Why It Matters: While this ...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Emirates head cautious on quick return to service for Boeing 737 MAX  Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation....
07:34, 2019-06-02

Quick Question: What Carmaker and Video Game Company Share a Name? I know usually these Quick Questions are deep-thought exercises designed to expand your mind into new, uncharted directions, today’s Quick Question is a straight-up simple automotive trivia question: what car company and video game company share a name?...
21:51, 2019-05-31

D.C. United overcomes quick two-goal deficit, concedes late in 3-3 tie Ulises Segura scores twice to bring United back, Luciano Acosta scored in regulation to give D.C. the lead, but Chicago answers in stoppage time to hand the hosts a tough draw....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Tennis: Anderson makes quick work of dispatching Herbert Returning to the lush grasscourts of Wimbledon proved to be just the tonic Kevin Anderson needed on Monday as the 2018 runner-up buried memories of an injury-hit year by easing into the second round with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert....
16:00, 2019-07-01

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck - Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro Hodeg claimed Stage 2 at the Tour of Norway (UCI 2.HC) on Wednesday."...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Quick! These exclusive cheap mobile phone deals on O2 end Tuesday Since even before Amazon Prime Day last week, we'd been having a great time arranging exclusive mobile phone deals just for TechRadar readers.We teamed up with online phone retailers Mobiles.co.uk to bring the prices down on a selection of their top tariffs. And we're not talking about som...
20:00, 2019-07-22

Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix Taggart's task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix, but 2nd-year coach confident in his plan to rebuild Seminoles because it has worked before elsewhere       ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Zambian finance minister urges quick implementation of austerity Zambia should step up its implementation of austerity measures to rein in soaring debt and stabilize the economy, newly appointed finance minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Omar Vizquel shows off quick hands during MLB All-Star Futures Game If 11-time Gold Glove Award winner Omar Vizquel isn’t in the Baseball Hall of Fame, he showed Sunday that his hands at the very least should get a crack at it....
17:17, 2019-07-08

How to grab beautiful free wallpapers for your iPhone or iPad with a quick shortcut Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Shortcuts for iOS is a very useful — but often neglected — way to automate your iPhone or iPad. In this series, we’ve been looking at different workflows to make ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Xbox Games News: Next-gen xCloud gaming playable in London right now - but be quick! Microsoft is letting players get hands-on with xCloud right now, so if you want to try out the future of gaming before the beta rollouts in October, here's what you need to know....
09:51, 2019-07-12

Ford’s Hinrichs expects quick resolution to Mexico tariff threat If President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported Mexican goods are implemented, Ford executive Joe Hinrichs said his company would be in a better position than many of its rivals....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Uber rival Bolt relaunches in London after quick 2017 exit LONDON (AP) — Estonian ride-hailing service Bolt has launched service in London two years after a short-lived attempt to expand in the British capital. The company, previously known as Taxify, kicked off service Tuesday with a half-price deal aimed at challenging rivals including Uber. Bolt promises...
17:00, 2019-06-11

IAF Praises Quick-Thinking Pilot Who Jettisoned Fuel Tanks After Bird Hit The Indian Air Force (IAF) praised the pilot of a Jaguar aircraft that had a narrow escape in Ambala on Thursday for his prompt action that not only saved the fighter jet from damage but also the......
10:51, 2019-06-29

‘It works out actually better’: When Trump loses, he’s quick to tout Plan B as the real victory From his failed efforts to repeal Obamacare to Republicans’ loss of the House majority in 2018, Trump has proven adept at seeing — and promoting — the bright side of failure....
15:34, 2019-07-13

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

This High-Protein, Low-Cal Quinoa Fruit Salad Is All You Need To Shed Quick Kilos Spring Quinoa Fruit Salad is an interesting quinoa salad recipe, which is shared by famous vlogger Manjula Jain on her YouTube channel. This quinoa salad fits perfectly in any weight loss diet plan.......
15:51, 2019-05-31

Cricket World Cup 2019: a quick guide to this year's tournament – video Eoin Morgan's England side go into the 2019 Cricket World Cup as favourites and are hoping to fend off the other nine teams looking to be crowned champions. Here's a quick video guide to this year's tournamentCricket World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictionsBoos, hairbands and Cricket World Cup ...
19:17, 2019-05-29

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk....
16:34, 2019-07-22

At $12,900, Has This Rebuilt-Titled 2016 Ford Focus “ST” Sedan Been Built for a Quick Sale? If you’ve wanted a Ford Focus ST then you’re likely resigned to driving a hatch. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is, amazingly enough, a saloon. It’s a custom job and carries a rebuilt title. Let’s figure out what that might be all about....
01:34, 2019-05-28

Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Raised Over $3 Million In One Week, Setting A New Record Summer Games Done Quick 2019 has been a huge success and earlier this morning it was announced that the event had raised $3,003,889 for the charity Doctors Without Borders. This easily beat last year’s total of $2.1 million and is a new record for the popular SGDQ event....
00:00, 2019-07-01

Watch Games Done Quick's summer charity event starting June 23rd If you're hoping to immerse yourself in video games now that summer has officially reached the northern hemisphere, you're in luck. Games Done Quick is kicking off its annual summer charity livestream (below) on June 23rd at 12:30PM ET, and you can e......
23:51, 2019-06-22

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
18:34, 2019-05-26

Pizza God's Quick Thinking And Court Vision Prevent Messy, Costly Turnover Here’s what we know: This is a pizza establishment. Okay, that’s all we know. Just enjoy the improvisation required to salvage this broken play:...
01:51, 2019-06-06

How to add bookmarks and favorites on an iPhone's Safari browser for quick access to your preferred webpages K303/Shutterstock You can easily bookmark or favorite a webpage on an iPhone if you want to regularly return to a particular page. Just tap the "Share" button at the bottom of a page and then tap "Add Bookmark" to create a bookmark in your iPhone's Safari browser. If you save a bookmark to the Favo...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Caroline Wozniacki makes quick French Open exit in stunning upset Caroline Wozniacki went from playing a perfect set to start the French Open to quickly fading away against an opponent who had never previously won a Grand Slam match....
18:51, 2019-05-27

Liam Fox pours cold water on talk of Boris's quick US trade deal Liam Fox today shot down hopes of a quick trade deal with President Trump amid reports that Boris Johnson is planning to make it his top priority if he wins the keys to No 10....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Roger Federer needs a quick kill in entrancing duel with Rafael Nadal | Kevin Mitchell The 37-year-old’s knees may not be up to Rafael Nadal’s ploy of taking Friday’s Wimbledon semi-final to five gruelling setsRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal have not met at Wimbledon since 2008, when the Spaniard prevailed in a five-set final stretched over four hours and 48 minutes of almost unbearabl...
18:17, 2019-07-11

Swapping Spark Plugs for Quick Plasma Pulses Could Potentially Improve Efficiency by 20 Percent I’m not sure if you realize this, but spark plugs are older than the American Civil War. Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir first used electric spark plugs on his 1860 gas engine, and in the intervening 159 years since then, they really haven’t changed all that much, fundamentally. They’re one of the few pa...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Gennady Golovkin scores quick knockout of Steve Rolls; is third Canelo Alvarez fight next? Gennady Golovkin made quick work of Steve Rolls with a fourth-round KO to set up a possible third super-fight against Canelo Alvarez later this year.       ...
07:17, 2019-06-09

Wizards to offer Bradley Beal three-year, $111 million extension, though quick agreement not expected If Beal gets voted to an all-NBA team next year, he would be eligible for a supermax deal, which could persuade him to wait on locking anything in now....
06:34, 2019-07-23

Weight Loss: Start Your Day With This High-Fibre Breakfast Dish To Lose Quick Kilos What we eat on a daily basis has a direct impact on our overall health. In order to maintain a healthy body weight and sound mind, it gets imperative to consume a diet that is devoid of fattening......
12:17, 2019-05-22

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts traded on September 18, 2008. ETF options volume at CB...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Portland Police Falsely Accuse Antifa Protesters of Hurling ‘Quick Dry Cement.’ They Were Just Vegan Milkshakes Over the weekend, left-wing and alt-right protesters faced off in Portland, Ore., which, quite frankly, has become a fairly regular occurrence. What makes this particular clash at a Portland Proudboys rally noteworthy is the dumbassery on display by the Portland Police Bureau, who claimed—without an...
20:00, 2019-07-02

FDA Holds Hearing About CBD (LEX 18)– As the popularity of CBD products continues to surge, the Food and Drug Administration is takings its first steps to determine how to regulate the burgeoning industry. The FDA held its first public hearing Friday on Cannabis and Cannabis-derived compounds. The CBD craze got a major b...
00:17, 2019-06-01

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Mueller hearing may be delayed The House Judiciary Committee is discussing delaying former special counsel Robert Mueller's public testimony one week until July 24 to allow more time for Mueller to testify....
00:51, 2019-07-13

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
15:34, 2019-06-12

A type of antibiotics can cause hearing loss - and now we know why Aminoglycoside antibiotics can save lives, but the drugs can also cause hearing loss because of the toxic effect they have on sensory cells in the ear...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
19:51, 2019-06-13

U.S. to hold hearing on French tax investigation Aug. 19 The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) Office will hold a hearing on Aug 19 in its probe of France's new planned tax on big technology companies, calling the proposal "unreasonable."...
22:17, 2019-07-12

Pretrial hearing set for man charged in newsroom attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing later this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken met privately with prosecutors and def...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Aug. 28 hearing set for ex-nurse charged with raping patient PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 28 hearing has been set for a former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix. The purpose of the hearing will be to set a trial date for Nathan Sutherland. The 30-year-old patient, who had been living at Haciend...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
17:34, 2019-05-30

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
02:17, 2019-06-07

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems. Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. He is in Belmarsh prison serving time for jump...
13:51, 2019-05-30

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Hearing set for man charged with posing as missing child CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is planned for a 24-year-old man charged with impersonating a long-missing child. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett in Cincinnati will hear from attorneys on both sides, with a trial scheduled June 24 for Brian Michael Rini (REE’-nee) of Medina (meh-DYE&#...
08:00, 2019-06-13

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled...
09:51, 2019-06-13

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Hearing set for guardsman in slaying of Alabama officer AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A man suspected of killing one Alabama police officer and wounding two others is due in court for an initial hearing. Security is expected to be tight as 29-year-old Grady Wayne Wilkes appears in court in Lee County on Tuesday afternoon. Wilkes was arrested Monday on charges of s...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
20:17, 2019-07-17

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the first of its kind in nearly 30 years. Friday’...
10:17, 2019-05-24

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-20

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app wants to save your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much earlier, and Huawei is still bullish on the future. Oh......
15:00, 2019-06-18

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21)        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
15:17, 2019-06-14

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Julian Assange: US charges expected to be revealed at hearing WikiLeaks editor-in-chief says US will present evidence in support of extradition requestThe US will detail all the charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, when it seeks his extradition in a London court, the editor-in-chief of the whistleblowing website has said.“The American authori...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by the US Department of Justice, that includes charge...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fast forward fifteen years, and my morning commute ne......
23:17, 2019-06-17

WikiLeaks' Assange too ill to appear via video link in U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion that’s led to a heated argument at a congressional hearing. Republicans are denouncing the comment by Lauren Underwood, an Illinois congresswoman...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Change of venue sought for Confederate monument hearing CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City of Charlottesville are requesting a change of venue for the proceedings, citing potential jury bias in the case of what they say was the illegal removal of Confederate monuments. The Roanoke Times reports the la...
15:34, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Jurors hearing arguments in activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 10 a.m. Jurors are hearing closing arguments in federal court in Arizona in the trial of a border activist charged with harboring two immigrant men he says he was simply helping. Federal prosecutor Anna Wright said Friday in a packed Tucson court...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Roe Act” by supporters, would amend current st...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hearing in January, more than a year after her arrest....
12:51, 2019-06-07

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
09:34, 2019-06-14

Netanyahu’s lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected. Attorney Amit Hadad complained Monday that the hearing should have been delayed to give him more time to prepare, but...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Huawei CFO Extradition Hearing to Start in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed....
07:34, 2019-06-07

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental damage....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
02:00, 2019-06-07

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Sandberg will not appear at Ottawa hearing despite summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and executive Sheryl Sandberg will not appear at a hearing in Ottawa this week despite receiving summonses from Parliament....
00:51, 2019-05-28

'Single payer' hearing highlights differences among Democrats A hearing Wednesday intended to focus on legislating a fully government-financed healthcare system exposed the differences Democrats have on healthcare....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Julian Assange extradition hearing to be heard next February An attempt by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK over computer hacking allegations will go to a full hearing next February after Home Secretary Sajid Javid agreed to the request....
14:00, 2019-06-14

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2...
01:34, 2019-06-12

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Trump says Mueller shouldn’t testify, warns hearing will backfire President Trump argued Monday that Robert Mueller should not be given the chance to testify before Congress later this week, warning that the former special counsel’s highly anticipated hearing appearance could be “bad for him” and for Democrats in the end....
17:17, 2019-07-22

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. “As I sit h...
19:34, 2019-06-11

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
09:51, 2019-05-30

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
00:17, 2019-07-12

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Oskar Sundqvist Will Face Hearing For Hit That Hospitalized Matt Grzelcyk Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk was taken to the hospital after being boarded by Oskar Sundqvist in the first period of Wednesday’s 3-2 Blues overtime win. Sundqvist got just two minutes, but a bunch more might be coming: Sundqvist has a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Judge tells accuser’s mom to ‘keep your mouth shut’ during sex assault hearing A New Jersey judge blew up at the mother of an alleged sexual assault victim during a court hearing, telling her to “keep your mouth shut” and “sit down” after she complained about delays, according to a new report. The mom was in court on June 28 for a hearing in John Angeline’s case when......
16:17, 2019-07-16

Hannity calls John Dean hearing 'a sham, a circus' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed House Democrats and Watergate figure John Dean Monday night calling a House Judiciary hearing a "circus" and Dean a "liar."...
12:00, 2019-06-11

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous confirmation hearing, where the former TLC deputy commissioner deflected question after question abo...
05:17, 2019-07-23

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

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
01:34, 2019-07-22

Lights, camera, caption! Why subtitles are no longer just for the hard of hearing An enormous number of people with unimpaired hearing are choosing to watch with words. Why? And is it time captions became the norm?‘Subtitles aren’t just for deaf people,” read the tweet that started it all. “Lots of my hearing friends use them, too. If you’re hearing and using subtitles on Netflix...
17:51, 2019-07-21

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
01:17, 2019-06-07

'Smart' hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room (Reuters Health) - People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive hearing devices would be able to detect which voice the user is paying attention to, and enhance it....
22:34, 2019-05-23

Do Hand Dryers Hurt Kids’ Hearing? This 13-Year-Old Studied It Nora Keegan noticed that dryers tended to be closer to children’s ears. So she set out on a study that was eventually published in a medical journal in Canada....
15:34, 2019-07-01

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
06:51, 2019-07-10

I Kept Hearing My Masculinity Was Under Attack by The Gay Agenda, So I Went to Pride to Test This Theory On June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen—armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 9mm Glock and an insatiable disregard for human life—destroyed 49 innocent lives while causing irreparable harm and suffering to 53 others....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Hungary: Arrest hearing held for captain in deadly collision BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A court hearing is underway in Hungary to decide whether the captain of a river cruise ship should be arrested after his vessel collided on the Danube River with a sightseeing boat, killing seven South Korean tourists. Prosecutors are requesting that the 64-year-old Ukrainia...
16:00, 2019-06-01

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London serving a 50-week sentence for ju...
09:51, 2019-06-14

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London serving a 50-week sentence for jumpi...
11:17, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
16:34, 2019-06-14

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee and Donald McGahn (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Doug Collins, says Democrats are “trying desperately to make something out of nothing.” Collins spoke at a hearing T...
18:34, 2019-05-21

WikiLeak's Julian Assange Too Ill For Video Extradition Hearing From Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
12:51, 2019-05-30

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-07-03

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

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to question him....
19:34, 2019-07-13

DMK Seeks Urgent Hearing In Top Court To Disqualify 11 AIADMK Lawmakers The DMK Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of its plea for disqualification of 11 AIADMK assembly lawmakers for voting against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy in a......
14:51, 2019-07-02

Former Interpol chief admits guilt in Chinese court hearing Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei admitted his guilt during a court hearing on Thursday after Chinese prosecutors accused him of taking 14.5 million yuan ($2.11 million) in bribes, state media said....
09:51, 2019-06-20

The Latest: Schiff opens hearing on Russia, Trump campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says his panel is “determined to find out” more about Russian interference in the 2016 elec...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure in curbing incidents of lynching....
09:51, 2019-07-18

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and news media....
14:34, 2019-05-22

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist....
03:01, 2019-05-22

Blues' Ivan Barbashev to have hearing for hit on Bruins' Marcus Johansson St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev will have a disciplinary hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
20:17, 2019-06-07

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28)        ...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson....
06:01, 2019-05-22

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought the right thing was to step aside,” Acosta sai...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Brexit secretary: No one can rule out no-deal recession What might a no-deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in the supermarkets, or traffic jams on the roads....
09:17, 2019-07-04

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
23:17, 2019-07-17

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Quick Question: What Makes a Truck a Truck? Earlier today I was doing some research on an interesting 4x4 vehicle that predated the world-famous Jeep, when an interesting question came up: is a Jeep a truck? It seems like a passenger vehicle, but it was technically categorized as a truck. And that got me thinking: what exactly makes a truck a...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared on Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where a judge was set to hold a hearing in the case accusing the disgraced actor of g...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Ta-Nehisi Coates Rebukes Mitch McConnell at Raucous Reparations Hearing Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
02:17, 2019-06-20

Vedanta says order on Zambia liquidator lifted pending July 4 hearing Vedanta said on Friday a Zambian court had withdrawn an order staying the powers of a provisional liquidator at its Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) unit pending another court hearing on July 4....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Coleman Hughes as well as Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the US – the enslavement of 4 million Africans and their descendants – and what can be done to atone for it via reparations‘Stai...
05:00, 2019-06-20

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

Hope Hicks hearing: DOJ blocks all questions about White House tenure Former White House communications director Hope Hicks refused to answer questions relating to her time in the Trump administration while testifying Wednesday before the House judiciary committee....
05:51, 2019-06-20

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Amber Portwood's Boyfriend Requests Emergency Custody Hearing After Arrest Amber Portwood is facing a new legal battle. Andrew Glennon is seeking custody of his and Amber's 1-year-old son, James Glennon, E! News has learned. He filed a petition for an......
07:51, 2019-07-10

Kevin Spacey accuser appears for first time in public at hearing, then pleads the 5th Where is the critical cellphone in the Kevin Spacey groping case? Accuser testifies in court for the first time, then invokes his 5th Amendment rights.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-09

Hearing Begins In Case Of Marines Accused Of Kerala Fishermen's Murder An international arbitration court on Monday began hearing Italy's request to direct India to drop all criminal charges against two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the......
06:34, 2019-07-09

At Raucous Reparations Hearing, Ta-Nehisi Coates Takes Aim at Mitch McConnell Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
19:34, 2019-06-19

900-pound Virginia man has hearing in loading dock, pleads guilty from ambulance A 900-pound Virginia man pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case from inside an ambulance during a hearing the loading dock of a federal courthouse on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-05-22

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Migrant rescue ship captain heads to Italian court hearing ROME (AP) — The German captain of a humanitarian migrant rescue ship is being taken in an Italian border police motorboat to a court hearing on whether she stays under house arrest. Italian state radio said Carola Rackete was being escorted Monday from the tiny island of Lampedusa to a port in Sicil...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Big tech executives headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
01:51, 2019-07-10

Oregon state senator faces hearing on 'heavily armed' comment An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to fight climate change faces a conduct hearing over remarks tinged with threats of violence about any efforts to force the senators to return....
04:51, 2019-07-06

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
09:00, 2019-07-17

Judge weighs fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic after court hearing A St. Louis judge said on Tuesday he will work quickly to decide whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open after a hearing on a lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
00:17, 2019-06-05

Hand dryers are ‘clearly dangerous’ to children’s hearing, a 13-year-old’s research shows Nora Louise Keegan’s published study notes that children are more vulnerable to damage from loud noises than adults, with sudden noises being more harmful than ones that build up over time....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined to bed and cannot “dress himself or be dres...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend Tuesday’s hearing on ...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys will petition a panel of judges to let their climat...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make the appearance as they are facing unprecedented sc...
07:01, 2019-07-10

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tennessee.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Matt Gaetz: Mueller hearing will reveal 'oceans of bias,' but no collusion Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming hearing on Capitol Hill will reveal multiple instances of bias but no collusion between President Trump and Russia, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
06:17, 2019-07-02

R. Kelly denied bond at hearing on sex-crime indictments, will stay in jail R. Kelly will stay locked up on federal sex-crime charges after he was denied bond at an arraignment hearing in Chicago.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing Of Petition On Article 370 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would consider the plea seeking urgent hearing of a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir......
18:51, 2019-07-10

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, around lunch Friday after a six-week trial. Questioned about whether the defendant would take the stand ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

House Dems use Obama-era photos to promote ‘kids in cages’ hearing Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have deleted tweets that promoted an upcoming Wednesday afternoon hearing on “kids in cages” after being called out for using Obama-era images of migrants in detention to highlight current conditions at the border. ...
19:17, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee fumed after White House Counsel Don McGahn skipped a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, accusing President Trump of witness intimidation and vowing to use the courts to compel testimony....
16:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
23:17, 2019-06-20

McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers at hearing on biodiversity Conservative members of Congress called on climate change deniers at hearing on endangered speciesThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a serious, manmade problem.Whe...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Republicans launch Mueller hearing war room, aim to turn tables on Dem 'photo op' Republicans are preparing an aggressive defense of President Trump surrounding former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony Wednesday, with the president's campaign and the party firing up a war room meant to highlight "Democrat hypocrisy" -- and GOP lawmakers poised to use the he...
16:34, 2019-07-23

U.S. judge to slash $80 million Roundup jury verdict: court hearing A U.S. judge on Tuesday said he would reduce an $80 million damage award against Bayer AG to $50 million or less in the case of a man who blamed his cancer on glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup....
03:34, 2019-07-03

Jerry Seinfeld apologizes for ‘copycats’ claim after hearing from former British TV host What’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld? The star of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” recently poked fun at other, similar shows, suggesting they had co-opted his idea of chatting while riding around in autos....
15:51, 2019-07-05

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program. The Essex County sheriff in New Jersey says Lange was arrested Tuesday morning at a halfway house o...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
03:51, 2019-07-09

Secretary Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United States will not relent in trying to pressure the Isl...
17:51, 2019-06-02

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the company takes direct orders from the Chinese Government.“Huawei is an instrument of the Chinese government,” Pompeo said in an interview with Fox Bu...
17:00, 2019-05-29

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
21:17, 2019-07-10

BJP General Secretary Ramlal Sent Back To RSS After 13-Year Stint BJP's general secretary (organisation) Ramlal has been sent back to the RSS after serving one of the longest tenures in the key post, and is likely to be replaced by V Satish....
00:17, 2019-07-14

Trump nominates Barbara Barrett for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tuesday. Trump said in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of The Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson when she steps...
07:00, 2019-05-22

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
22:34, 2019-06-02

Trump says he will nominate Barbara Barrett to be Air Force secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, to be secretary of the Air Force....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic term related to foreclosure, to which he replies:...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Trump seems to make up a quote by NATO’s secretary general Trump claimed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, "Without Donald Trump, maybe there would be no NATO." Stoltenberg appears to have said nothing of the sort....
20:51, 2019-06-07

UK home secretary puzzled by exclusion from Trump banquet Britain’s interior minister says he hasn’t been told why he wasn’t invited to last week’s state banquet for President Donald Trump at Buckingham Palace...
11:17, 2019-06-13

Former Commerce secretary: Trump's 5% tariffs on Mexico will go into place but not any further Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says he doesn't see how a comprehensive agreement between Mexico and the U.S. can be made over the weekend....
16:34, 2019-06-06

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
10:17, 2019-07-19

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the president’s most prominent pledges to voters....
02:00, 2019-06-19

UK’s home secretary calls for calming of political rhetoric Britain’s home secretary has pleaded for the calming of extreme political rhetoric and empathized with four U.S. congresswomen of color who were the target of President Donald Trump’s tweets...
16:51, 2019-07-19

Trump to Nominate Justice Scalia's Son as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
11:00, 2019-07-19

Mexico’s treasury secretary resigns, cites interference Mexico’s treasury secretary has resigned, complaining of the appointment of unqualified officials by “influential people in the current administration who have clear conflicts of interest.”...
01:00, 2019-07-10

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of his ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
18:00, 2019-06-22

Trump: Shanahan Out At Pentagon, Esper Now Acting Secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing his nomination to lead the Pentagon. The abrupt announcement came in a tweet from the president, who said Shanahan had done “a wonderful job” but would step aside to “devote mo...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
19:34, 2019-05-23

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Ross: NBC U.S. President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
12:17, 2019-07-11

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
18:34, 2019-07-12

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
08:51, 2019-07-10

UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he has signed an extradition order that would send imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States if British courts favor the move....
14:00, 2019-06-13

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

Roy Moore will run for Senate again Roy Moore, the controversial Republican judge who lost a 2017 Senate race in deep-red Alabama amid allegations of sexual misconduct with young girls decades ago, is defying GOP opposition and running again in 2020, he announced Thursday."I will run for the United States Senate in 2020," Moore said t...
00:00, 2019-06-21

NBA sets salary cap at just over $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax level will be $132,627,000 and the minimum salary, which is 90 percent of the cap, is $98,226,000. All of those figures are virtually identical to what the ...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Watergate figure John Dean to testify at Democratic hearing on Donald Trump Democrats will take multiple steps Monday aimed at holding the Trump administration accountable for actions related to the Russia investigation, turning to a key figure in the Watergate scandal for testimony....
16:51, 2019-06-10

Kevin Spacey Makes Surprise Court Appearance for Hearing in Groping Case (NANTUCKET, Mass.) — Kevin Spacey made an unusual appearance Monday at a Massachusetts courthouse where his attorney asked for a swift trial in the groping case against the actor, saying Spacey is “suffering” as he awaits a chance to clear his name. Attorney Alan Jackson called the...
00:17, 2019-06-04

Felix Sater, Trump Associate, Skips House Hearing and Now Faces a Subpoena House Democrats want to hear from Mr. Sater about his pursuit of a real estate deal in Moscow with a Trump Organization lawyer during the 2016 campaign....
23:51, 2019-06-21

Dems holding mock Mueller hearing behind closed doors to prep for testimony Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee plan to hold a mock hearing on Tuesday — behind closed doors — to prep for Robert Mueller’s upcoming congressional testimony, a report says. Multiple sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press about the prac...
08:34, 2019-07-23

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Court Refuses To Advance Hearing Rajeev Kumar's Plea To Quash CBI Notice The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused to advance hearing of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's prayer for quashing CBI's notice in connection with its probe in the Saradha chitfund......
15:51, 2019-06-18

Explorer gets attacked after hearing growling noises coming from attic of abandoned house A BRAVE explorer who heard creepy growling noises coming from the attic of an abandoned house quickly regretted venturing upwards to find what was there....
14:51, 2019-05-29

Julian Assange's Belongings Reportedly Shared With U.S. Authorities, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have al...
14:00, 2019-05-22

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange too sick to appear by video link for U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks' founder was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-30

Top Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Floor Test In Karnataka The Supreme Court on Monday refused to urgently list a plea of two Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking holding of floor test forthwith, but said it may consider listing of the petition Tuesday....
09:34, 2019-07-22

AOC tears into Trump for 'manufactured' border crisis at emotional hearing on migrant detention Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tore into what she called the Trump administration’s “policy of dehumanization” and stood by claims that detained migrants were told to drink out of toilet bowls at a fiery and emotional hearing about the migrant crisis at the border that featured the New Yor...
18:34, 2019-07-12

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied at City Hall Tuesday in support of a bill that would ban foie gras — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to lose the big bucks if the measure passes. Supporters of the bill told City Council members during a hearing that they want to make it illegal for Big.....
00:17, 2019-06-19

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Jim Jordan: John Dean hearing part of a 'pattern' aimed at hurting Trump The House Judiciary Committee hearing that featured John Dean as a witness may not have accomplished anything substantive but was meant to hurt the president....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Toronto man who lost family to Boeing 737 crash testifies at U.S. Congress hearing today Paul Njoroge, who lost his wife and three young children in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX plane in Ethiopia, is set to testify before U.S. Congress on Wednesday....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Bail hearing set for ex-U.S. Marine accused of storming North Korean mission in Madrid A bail review hearing is set to resume on Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court for a former U.S. Marine accused of being part of a group that stormed the North Korean embassy in Madrid and stole computers and computer drives....
14:34, 2019-07-09

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re talking to. Trying to replicate this behavior in gadgets like hearing aids has proven to be very difficult, but researchers might have finally found a ...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is still pushing its abominable efforts to punish and ...
03:17, 2019-07-19

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

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri and others to get the issue to the ballot....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Trump and his ex-banker treasury secretary are really scared of Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrency) US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook‘s Libra “cryptocurrency” will have on national security, reports Bloomberg. In a White House briefing, Mnuchin mirrored president Trump‘s recently-found tough stance on digital assets by claiming that its po...
13:34, 2019-07-16

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Former U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson applauds U.S. trade goals, not tactics Rex Tillerson, former U.S. secretary of state and Exxon Mobil chairman who has clashed with President Trump since leaving the administration, said on Wednesday he supports the president's trade objectives "but may not support the tactical moves."...
20:51, 2019-06-05

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of the president’s ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
23:51, 2019-06-22

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as too lenient....
23:17, 2019-07-10

US sees continued growth in LNG exports: Deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette of the U.S. Department of Energy says there's some increase in demand for natural gas from markets in Asia, including South Korea and Japan....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds to unqualified but connected contractors, federal officials said Wednesday. ...
22:00, 2019-07-10

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

US State Secretary Opens Up On His "Tough" Time Doing Business In India Ahead of his visit to India, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed that he had a "tough" time as a businessman in Chennai and Bengaluru while trying to sell machine parts for the aerospace......
20:51, 2019-06-13

Huawei CEO Lying Over Ties to China Government, US Secretary of State Says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
12:34, 2019-05-24

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
01:51, 2019-07-19

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Trump Remarks On Theresa May "Disrespectful, Wrong": UK Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday said US President Donald Trump was "disrespectful and wrong" in making disparaging remarks about outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador......
23:17, 2019-07-09

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo To Visit India From June 25-27: MEA US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be visiting India from June 25-27, the first high-level engagement between the two countries since the election, the External Affairs Ministry said on......
15:34, 2019-06-20

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs had been agreed upon months ago. “All of it is...
19:34, 2019-06-09

Home Secretary Sajid Javid: 'Ireland is key... I would renegotiate the backstop' The home secretary, Sajid Javid, insists that it is possible to renegotiate the UK's withdrawal agreement with the EU and, in particular, the Northern Irish backstop....
18:34, 2019-06-02

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo To Visit India From June 25-27 In the first high-level visit from any country following the Lok Sabha polls, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be in India from June 25-27 and hold talks with the leadership here to......
07:51, 2019-06-21

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-e...
00:34, 2019-07-08

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
19:34, 2019-07-21

Trump administration denies possible ouster of Commerce Secretary Ross U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a media report https://nbcnews.to/2XPQJ4B that President Donald Trump is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
02:51, 2019-06-20

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
16:00, 2019-05-22

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

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
10:51, 2019-06-14

Verdasco comes from two sets down to stun Edmund "British No. 1 Kyle Emdmund let a two-set lead slip as he was knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, 6-4."...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Murder victim’s sons jump their mother’s killer at hearing, attack captured on video A sentencing hearing for a man found guilty of fatally shooting an Ohio mother two years ago ended abruptly after the woman’s sons attacked the convicted killer. The shocking courtroom assault happened Thursday in a Mahoning County courtroom and was captured on camera. Video shows a man wearin...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover to testify in Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

'I would put the son of a gun in jail': Joe Biden said in a 2001 hearing that he wanted to criminalize raves and 'lock up' rave promoters Screenshot via C-SPAN Former Vice President Joe Biden — a 2020 presidential candidate — said in a 2001 Senate hearing that he believed local officials should criminalize rave parties and "lock up" promoters in an effort to crack down on ecstasy. Biden said: "If I were governor of my sta...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Former Watergate Star Witness John Dean Set to Testify at House Hearing on Presidential Obstruction (WASHINGTON) — John Dean, a star witness from Watergate, will help congressional Democrats on Monday as they seek to galvanize public attention on the findings of the Russia investigation with the first in a series of hearings on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Dean, a former Wh...
21:01, 2019-06-10

Justice Department says it expects Robert Mueller to stay in his lane at this week's blockbuster hearing Alex Wong/Getty Images The Justice Department sent a letter on Monday to former special counsel Robert Mueller, emphasizing that it expects him to "not go beyond" the public version of his report during a highly anticipated public hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Mueller, a private citizen aft...
10:17, 2019-07-23

Apple Watch will be able to track menstrual cycles and warn about loud noise and hearing loss Apple unveiled period tracking and health hearing apps, among other health-related updates, Monday at the company's annual developers conference....
21:17, 2019-06-03

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

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcosta must step down,” Pelosi wrote on Twitter late Mo...
17:17, 2019-07-09

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger at state prosecutors. Acosta said that as the US ...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling on Secretary Acosta to resign. It is now impossibl...
18:34, 2019-07-09

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

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

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have sharply raised tensions in the region. A U.S. asse...
01:00, 2019-06-14

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

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

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emerged with our dignity intact."...
05:01, 2019-06-09

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department had 2,500 children in custody, including 1,200 who had been there for more than three days....
04:34, 2019-07-08

New leaders installed at top immigration agencies amid questions over DHS secretary’s future The Trump administration named new leaders Thursday to top immigration agencies amid a deepening crisis at the border -- and swirling speculation over the future of the Homeland Security secretary who oversees it all after he was accused of leaking a highly sensitive operation. ...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Virginia Democrat who was accused of having sex with teen secretary wins in state primary A Virginia Democrat, who was accused in 2014 of having sex with his teenage secretary he later married, won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the state’s 16th Senate District....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Facility Conditions WASHINGTON — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, a trademark issue for his re-...
05:34, 2019-07-08

"Personally Affected" By Rahul Gandhi's Resignation: AICC Secretary Quits Congress lawmaker from Fatehgarh Sahib assembly segment in Punjab, Kuljit Singh Nagra, on Monday resigned as All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary, saying he was "personally affected" by party......
17:34, 2019-07-08

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

Trump's interior secretary: I haven't 'lost sleep' over record CO2 levels Last week the Mauna Loa Observatory observed the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ever documented Donald Trump’s interior secretary hasn’t “lost sleep over”, the record-breaking levels of pollution heating the planet, he told US lawmakers in an oversight hearing.The Mauna Loa Obser...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on that oil. Pompeo, in a series of Sunday television...
00:51, 2019-06-17

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

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

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

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

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

Cabinet Secretary Calls For Meet On $5 Trillion Economy Roadmap: Report Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha has called for a meeting on Monday to discuss the vision, policy intervention, investment and departmental responsibilities towards achieving the target of a $5 trillion......
09:51, 2019-07-07

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Iran's foreign minister, U.N. secretary-general meet in New York: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by Iran's state news agency IRNA said....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Energy Secretary Rick Perry to travel to Middle East next week Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Israel and Egypt next week to hold meetings about regional energy and cybersecurity issues, according to an Energy Department official....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial center against an extradition bill she had supported showed no sign of easing....
13:17, 2019-07-16

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on Tuesday, Hunt said governments acting together can “impose a diplomatic...
23:00, 2019-07-11

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the Strait of Hormuz — but he ruled out “military options.” The takeover of the Stena ­Impero — which the UK described as a “hostile act’’ — ­escalated alrea...
07:34, 2019-07-21

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba for Maduro, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico, the focus was on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
23:34, 2019-07-21

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rules and fund other illicit activities.Read more......
00:51, 2019-07-16