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Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion brought over Easter bombings

The Sri Lankan government on Thursday defeated a no-confidence motion brought by an opposition party over what it called "criminal negligence" in failing to prevent Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more t...

Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion brought over Easter bombings

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

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings and come up with possible measures to avoid such......
19:34, 2019-05-23

Sri Lankan state minister says Easter Sunday bombings will likely drag down growth Eran Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka's state minister of finance, said 2019 growth "would be around 3%" because of the deadly bombings on Easter Sunday....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka's Negombo tense following Easter bombings Muslims and Catholics have lived side by side for centuries in Sri Lanka's eastern town of Negombo. But relations between the two communities have taken a turn for the worse following the terror attacks on Easter Sunday....
13:17, 2019-05-27

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
11:17, 2019-06-22

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. Get live updates here....
05:51, 2019-06-22

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, checkpoints have been posted on all the main roads, as well as outside churches and mosques. There are rumors every day of further possible bombings, of ...
15:00, 2019-05-22

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday bombings over claims that some terrorists, owning......
14:34, 2019-05-29

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
16:17, 2019-07-22

PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, according to the president's office in Colombo....
14:51, 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka arrests top officials over failure to stop Easter bombings Sri Lanka's top police inspector and a former defense secretary have been arrested for failing to avert blasts that killed more than 250 people in April. Prosecutors accused the men of grave negligence....
23:17, 2019-07-02

International Drug Dealers Behind Sri Lanka Easter Bombings: President International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed Monday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on Islamists....
21:00, 2019-07-15

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
05:00, 2019-06-04

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
06:01, 2019-06-04

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

Modi Government Changed India, Brought ''Achhe Din'': JP Nadda BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said the country has changed under the Narendra Modi-led government which has brought "good days" in the last five years....
14:51, 2019-07-21

Sri Lanka cardinal says government hiding truth over Easter attacks The head of the Catholic church in Sri Lanka on Thursday issued a scathing criticism of the government over the Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people, decrying a "total lack of interest" in determining why intelligence reports were ignored....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Fallout 4's Kojima Easter Egg Was Hidden Inside A System Shock Easter Egg Joel Burgess, currently at Ubisoft, previously worked on Fallout 4 at Bethesda, and this week shared a very elaborate Easter egg (or, to be more accurate, series of Easter eggs hidden within each other) that he snuck into the game based on System Shock, Gone Home’s Steve Gaynor and Hideo Kojima’s Sn...
04:51, 2019-07-22

Sri Lankan AG question why 2 officials haven’t been arrested Sri Lankan prosecutors have asked police to explain why two former senior officials have not been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Lankan President Seeks Scrapping Of Reforms That Limited His Power Sri Lanka's President Sunday called for sweeping reforms to the country's constitution that he introduced in 2015 to be rolled back, saying they are responsible for political instability....
16:17, 2019-06-23

Sri Lankan PM opposes president’s move to hang drug convicts Sri Lanka’s prime minister says he opposes a decision by the president to execute drug convicts, saying the country must conduct its affairs in a civilized manner...
17:00, 2019-07-02

Muslims in Sri Lankan highlands to down shutters as hardline Buddhists meet Shops owned by Muslim traders in the Sri Lankan central highlands district of Kandy will remain closed on Sunday as thousands of hardline Buddhist monks gather to decide who to back in the country's upcoming presidential elections....
16:51, 2019-07-05

PM Modi Gets Samadhi Buddha Statue As Gift From Lankan President Sirisena Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a special gift, a replica of the Samadhi Buddha Statue, from "special friend" Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena after the two leaders met in Colombo on......
16:00, 2019-06-09

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena approved the executions of four drug offenders Wednesday, putting an end to the country's moratorium on the death penalty since 1976....
23:17, 2019-06-27

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin filed a motion to try to have his guilty verdict tossed earlier this year after an explosive VICE News report in which an unspecified juror claimed some...
23:00, 2019-07-03

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, John McDonnell said, as Conservative candidates throw their hats into the ring to succeed Theresa May...
13:34, 2019-05-25

HD Kumaraswamy Moves Trust Motion; Yeddyurappa "101% Confident" Of Winning The Congress-Janta Dal(Secular) coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, is facing its trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly today. The discussion on the vote of confidence began......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Watch a Venus flytrap catch its prey in slow motion Little Shop of Horrors: See the moment an unsuspecting fly meets its demise, captured by photographer Jamie Cooper in his England home.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-02

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was denied by a judge last week. Back in January 2018, Scott Daniel Warren was taken into custody after federal agents observed the “No More Deaths”...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Comcast is working on a health-focused motion sensor (updated) Even telecom giants can't resist the temptation to hop on the smart speaker bandwagon... or can they? CNBC sources say the news site's parent company, Comcast, is developing a smart speaker focused on health. You wouldn't use this to turn on the ligh......
22:17, 2019-05-21

VR pioneer Leap Motion reportedly sells to UltraHaptics for $30 million VR/AR startup Leap Motion has been sold to a rival business named UltraHaptics, according to the Wall Street Journal. The price for the company was reportedly around $30 million -- it was said to be valued at ten times as much in 2013....
23:17, 2019-05-30

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinking about them, we might as well also think about the consequences as well. Not danger, nor death, nor a potential machine uprising—no, more simple than ...
08:17, 2019-05-30

The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory called the Hot Stik, the original NES had rudimentary...
02:17, 2019-06-19

5 Pakistani Shiites killed in 2 bombings in southwest town A Pakistani security official says two bombings hours apart targeted vehicles carrying minority Shiite tourists in the southwestern town of Ziarat, killing five people and wounding several others....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka nosedive in May, June after bombings Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell sharply in May and June from a year ago, as visitors shunned the Indian Ocean island after the Easter Sunday attacks, the tourism bureau said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-03

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the attacks....
20:17, 2019-07-14

July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700....
07:17, 2019-07-03

Tunisia hit by twin bombings on the same day its president falls gravely ill A police officer was killed and several others were injured in the blasts, officials said. Separately, President Beji Caid Essebsi, 92, was hospitalized with a “severe health crisis.”...
09:17, 2019-06-28

Tunisia shaken by suicide bombings and illness of president Beji Caid Essebsi is in critical condition in hospital, while a police officer was killed in attacksTunisia’s ageing president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major figure in the country’s transition to democracy in the wake of the Arab spring, is in critical condition in hospital, officials have said.News of...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tourism ground to a halt. Hotels were empty, beaches w...
17:51, 2019-07-19

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
15:51, 2019-05-22

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
13:51, 2019-05-30

How Geeky Mechanics Use Motion Capture to Design Perfect-Fitting Bikes We ride bikes not just because they’re fun, but because they’re efficient. They enable us to use our body power to propel us forward far faster than our pathetic, floppy feet ever could. Efficiency, though, is only as good as the fit.Read more......
21:17, 2019-07-22

Poetry In Motion: Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic Barry Jenkins has a new project in the works and I’m about to 8-count my coins and hand over my wallet so he can hurry up and take my money....
02:34, 2019-06-05

Slow-motion cursing, NBA ‘owners’ and Stanton: Sports make zero sense When I knew it was time to pack it in, Thursday night: ESPN’s scroll reported the Astros, after losing, 10-0 to the Pirates, have been “shut out twice this month — first time since April.” My goodness, why, that was, oh, way back to nearly a month ago! … Alexa, punch out my lights! As......
00:00, 2019-06-30

Judge in war crimes case against Navy SEAL weighs dismissal motion The judge in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was expected to hear arguments on Thursday on defense motions to dismiss the charges or otherwise remove the lead prosecutor and the judge himself from the case....
11:17, 2019-05-29

In Tearful Ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics Mark One Month Since Bombings Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people in Sri Lanka....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Suspected suicide bombings in Philippine army camp kill 7 Two suspected Muslim militant suicide attackers have detonated bombs in an army camp in the southern Philippines, killing three soldiers, two civilians and themselves...
20:01, 2019-06-28

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a h...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Wahhabism confronted: Sri Lanka curbs Saudi influence after bombings Sri Lanka is moving to curtail Saudi Arabian influence, after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the kingdom's ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of Islam for planting the seeds of militancy that culminated in deadly Easter bomb attacks....
10:51, 2019-07-05

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown. “You went way over the line,” Judge N...
22:51, 2019-05-23

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Welcomes 842 New Members, Half of Them Women (NEW YORK) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday invited 842 members from 59 countries to the Oscars organization and, for the first time, reached gender parity in its new class of inductees. Half of the new invitees to the film academy are women. In 10 of the 17 branche...
06:51, 2019-07-02

U.S. Defeats England in World Cup Semifinal The defending champion U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to its third straight World Cup final after defeating England, 2-1, on goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan, and a penalty save by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right eye....
11:00, 2019-06-09

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Sri Lanka bombings: police and defence chiefs held on negligence charge Pair face dereliction of duty and negligence charges after blasts in which more than 250 diedSri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence minister have been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels.The former def...
17:01, 2019-07-02

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was responsib...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Marshae Jones’ Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Manslaughter Charge; DA Responds to Criticism Lawyers for Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman charged with manslaughter after her unborn baby was shot and killed in utero, filed a motion to dismiss the case on Monday morning, calling the indictment against her “unreasonable, unfounded, and unjust.”...
04:17, 2019-07-02

Oscar Valdez defeats Jason Sanchez Oscar Valdez could be on course for a showdown with Carl Frampton later this year The post Oscar Valdez defeats Jason Sanchez appeared first on Boxing News....
11:34, 2019-06-09

BJP Defeats Shibu Soren's Party In Jharkhand The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained the 2014 tally this year too by winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand along with its ally....
12:17, 2019-05-24

Thiem defeats Djokovic in five to set up Nadal clash "Dominic Thiem defeated Novak Djokovic in five sets on Saturday 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 to set up a rematch of last year’s clash with Rafa Nadal in the French Open final."...
16:34, 2019-06-08

Latvia's Sevastova defeats Mertens in triumph of will Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova ground out a gruelling 6-7(3) 6-4 11-9 win against Elise Mertens on Friday to move into the fourth round of the French Open, her best ever showing at the claycourt major....
19:51, 2019-05-31

Sweden defeats newcomers Chile 2-0 after delay Kosovare Asllani's goal after a weather delay broke up a scoreless stalemate and Sweden went on to win its Women's World Cup opener 2-0 on Tuesday and spoil Chile's debut in the tournament....
05:51, 2019-06-12

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Committee backs Ottawa councillor’s motion to study ditching single-use plastics in city buildings "You should be able to come to city hall and expect not to eat a meal off of foam plates and use plastic forks and knives," said Coun. Catherine McKenney, who put forward the motion....
01:34, 2019-06-19

US defeats Jamaica to reach Gold Cup final against old foe Mexico Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half to help the U.S. defeat Jamaica 3-1 and set up a Gold Cup final against rival Mexico.       ...
11:51, 2019-07-04

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Austrian GP: Verstappen defeats Leclerc after remarkable recovery Red Bull driver Max Verstappen passed Charles Leclerc in a thrilling finish to the Austrian Grand Prix to give Honda its first win since returning to Formula 1...
21:00, 2019-06-30

US defeats rival Sweden 2-0, finishes atop group The United States faced its toughest test of the Women's World Cup and the defending champions were again dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up revenge against the fierce rivals that stunned the Americans in the last Olympics       ...
01:00, 2019-06-21

Castellanos takes control, NYCFC defeats Union 4-2 NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored two goals in the last 20 minutes to lead New York City FC to a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. The Union (10-4-5) twice rallied from one-goal deficits, with Maxililiano Moralez scoring on penalty kicks after Castellanos was foule...
05:17, 2019-06-30

These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
13:34, 2019-06-16

GST On Cars, Bikes To Be Brought Down? Here's What Analysts Say While the auto sector dominates the wish-list for now, experts also feel a relief to the salaried taxpayers and further rationalisation of GST rates will benefit all....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning on Thursday....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup soccer: USA defeats Netherlands 2-0 for second straight title The United States Women's National Team scored two second-half goals, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 to win its second consecutive Women's World Cup title....
19:34, 2019-07-07

"Faced Defeats But Did Not Quit": Uddhav Thackeray's Dig At Rahul Gandhi In an apparent swipe at Rahul Gandhi, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said Thursday that his party as well as its ally BJP faced many electoral defeats in the past, but their leaders did not......
01:34, 2019-07-05

Cori Gauff, 15, defeats Venus Williams in Wimbledon first round American tennis prodigy Cori Gauff, 15, defeated Venus Williams in the first round of Wimbledon on Monday, becoming the youngest to win a match at the tournament since 1991....
02:51, 2019-07-02

Simona Halep Defeats Serena Williams To Win Her First Wimbledon Title The best match of Simona Halep’s life could not have come at a better time. The Romanian defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 to win the first Wimbledon title of career, and also deny Williams the opportunity of tying Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 majors. In a bit of a surprise, Halep needed j...
17:17, 2019-07-13

Finland defeats Canada for gold at hockey world championship BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Finland has won the gold medal at the hockey world championship by beating Canada 3-1 Sunday in the final. Marko Anttila’s second goal of the game broke a 1-all tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament. Harri Pes...
01:17, 2019-05-27

Zverev defeats Delbonis to reach Geneva Open final "Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final."...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Katie Taylor defeats Delfine Persoon in fight of the ages Katie Taylor wins absolute thriller in New York to unify lightweight division The post Katie Taylor defeats Delfine Persoon in fight of the ages appeared first on Boxing News....
04:17, 2019-06-02

Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0 Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals, and Canada breezed to a 7-0 win over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank of America Stadium.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-24

Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman by split decision LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Saturday night, adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old. Pacquiao (62-7-2) dropped his previously unbeaten opponent with a combinatio...
09:51, 2019-07-21

Harvick defeats Hamlin in late NASCAR thriller at New Hampshire Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick survived a final lap battle at New Hampshire with Denny Hamlin to clinch his first victory of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season...
06:17, 2019-07-22

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post and the Boston Herald, had waged a hostile $1.36 ...
23:34, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results sho...
04:34, 2019-06-19

How one couple brought their former LA lifestyle to their Surrey home After years working in Los Angeles, this couple tore down all but two walls of a Victorian cottage in Surrey and recreated the inside-outside Californian lifestyle they had grown to love....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Fury has brought spirit of Ali back to boxing "British boxing stylist Tyson Fury justified his billing as the most exciting heavyweight in the world on his first victorious trip to Las Vegas, writes Desmond Kane."...
19:51, 2019-06-16

Mets brought Zack Wheeler nightmare upon themselves Once again the Mets have put themselves behind the eight ball. It’s the Mets Way. When baseball life is difficult, make it more difficult. Whatever trade value Zack Wheeler had has been severely compromised. The right-hander was put on the injured list Monday with right shoulder fatigue and Steven M...
02:51, 2019-07-16

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise....
20:00, 2019-05-29

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
23:00, 2019-06-20

Sofia Kenin defeats Serena Williams in French Open upset Williams, who was going for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title, was knocked out by the rising 20-year-old American, who advanced to the fourth round of a major for the first time....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Watch: Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman by split decision Forty-year-old Manny Pacquiao proved age is no problem by ending Keith Thurman's undefeated record with a victory by split decision to win the World Boxing Association welterweight title....
10:00, 2019-07-22

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em This video shows sample hands from Pluribus' experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus' strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University. Poker-playing AIs typically perform well against human opponents when the play is limited to jus...
00:51, 2019-07-12

On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy James Slater recounts how Micky Ward and Arturo Gatti began an unforgettable journey together The post On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy appeared first on Boxing News....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Finland defeats Canada to win gold medal at hockey world championship Finnish captain Marko Anttila's second goal of the game broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period as the Finns defeated Canada for a second time at the tournament....
23:51, 2019-05-26

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Bodies Of 7 Climbers From Nanda Devi Brought Down In "Daredevil" Op Climbers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police have brought down all seven bodies of mountaineers recovered from the western ridge of the Nanda Devi East peak to a lower camp at a height of 15,600-feet......
18:51, 2019-07-02

The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it’s crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, have aged quite gracefully. Things that improved and...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Bodies Of 4 Climbers Brought Down From Nanda Devi Peak Indian rescuers brought down on Wednesday the bodies of four out of eight climbers killed in an avalanche almost six weeks ago on the country's second-highest mountain....
09:51, 2019-07-03

Police: Ky. Woman Brought Daughter Along During Rampage At Ex’s Home RADCLIFF, Ky. (WAVE) – A Radcliff woman is in jail after police say she broke into her ex-boyfriend’s home, destroyed the place and shot a gun through a door before smashing his car and running away. According to WAVE 3 News, Leslie Meredith, 31, has been charged with several charges including...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Arjen Robben: master of the expected who brought joy and trophies Defenders knew what Robben would do but still could not stop him and his retirement after 10 years at Bayern is a shameThere is beauty in the unexpected but sometimes even more so in the expected. Everyone knew what Arjen Robben would do, yet they could do nothing to stop him.He would pick up the ba...
14:17, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Tee times brought forward at British Open Tee times for final round of British Open brought forward because of expected bad weather in the afternoon        ...
20:51, 2019-07-20

Phil Neville brought winning mentality to England Phil Neville's path to the Women's World Cup semifinals began with a phone call persuading him to consider the England manager's job       ...
21:51, 2019-07-01

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
20:34, 2019-06-15

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. The post Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. appeared first ...
12:34, 2019-05-23

16 Years Later, Players Still Can't Figure Out This Futurama Easter Egg When talking about Easter egg in video games most people focus on the ones that have already been found. Hidden levels, weapons, text or cutscenes. Stuff like that. But there are some Easter eggs that we know exist but have yet to be found or activated....
22:17, 2019-07-20

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and how visitors to the island should behave....
07:00, 2019-06-21

Wimbledon 2019: Cori Gauff, 15, defeats Venus Williams; Osaka upset Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff, making her Wimbledon debut, earned a stunning straight-sets win over seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams on Monday....
01:17, 2019-07-02

Guggenheim defeats lawsuit claiming it siphoned annuity unit's cash for LA Dodgers Guggenheim Partners won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it defrauded investors in a risky annuity, and siphoned cash for purposes including to help its billionaire chief executive Mark Walter buy......
13:34, 2019-07-16

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

India opposition leader Rahul Gandhi quits after crushing electoral defeats Rahul Gandhi officially stepped down Wednesday as India's main opposition leader, with a stern warning to his party that it "must radically transform itself" after its defeat in national elections this spring....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Tips for the forgetful traveler: How to leave a hotel room with everything you brought See the list of the most commonly forgotten vacation items and get tips for how you can come back with all your stuff for once in your life.       ...
16:17, 2019-06-28

Nightmares, flashbacks and constant fear: how a stalker brought me to my wits’ end I blocked them, threatened legal action and finally informed the police. But my stalker’s persistence made me afraid for my lifeIt started with an email. My brother-in-law had died of cancer and I posted a tribute on Facebook. Shortly afterwards, an email arrived from someone I didn’t know, expressi...
13:51, 2019-07-03

Trump attacks Mueller, says he would have brought charges if he had evidence of a crime In morning tweets, the president also seemingly acknowledged for the first time that Russia helped him win in 2016. He later said that he won because of his own efforts....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Onboard: Inside the peloton in the huge crash which brought down Thomas "Tour de France 2019 - Geraint Thomas crashed on Stage 1 of the Tour de France as multiple riders were caught up in Brussels. This onboard camera shows what the damage was like from inside the peloton."...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Frank Lampard has brought unity to Chelsea, says César Azpilicueta • Defender says club count mount challenge despite setbacks• ‘We have to be grateful and feel the passion for the shirt’César Azpilicueta believes Chelsea approach the Premier League season with a renewed sense of unity as a result of Frank Lampard’s appointment as the squad embrace the new head coa...
18:17, 2019-07-11

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McCoy’s rushing yards and yards per carry were career...
20:34, 2019-06-13

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Mortal Remains Of Two World War II Soldiers From Haryana Brought Home The mortal remains of two British Indian Army soldiers from Italy, who laid down their lives fighting the German forces in the World War II, were brought to their native villages in Hisar and Jhajjar......
12:51, 2019-06-04

Nobel-winning physicist who ‘brought order to universe’ dies at 89 SANTA FE, NM — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His death was confirmed by the Santa Fe Institute, where he...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
14:34, 2019-06-06

Burglar arrested who brought deputies doughnuts as ‘peace offering’ A Washington sheriff’s office reported the strange case of a burglar who was arrested after offering responding deputies a box of doughnuts as a “peace offering.”...
04:17, 2019-06-29

How Andy Ruiz Jr brought the Anthony Joshua empire crashing down Andy Ruiz wrecks Anthony Joshua in stunning thriller that turns the division upside down The post How Andy Ruiz Jr brought the Anthony Joshua empire crashing down appeared first on Boxing News....
18:34, 2019-06-05

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

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:51, 2019-05-22

‘Stranger Things 3’ has an insanely cool Easter egg you probably missed When Stranger Things burst onto the scene about three years ago, it immediately became a mainstream hit and quickly became one of the most watched TV series in Netflix history. Impressively, the second and third seasons of Stranger Things not only maintained the same level of quality as the first, b...
19:00, 2019-07-14

How to Play Google's Wimbledon-Inspired Tennis Easter Egg Wimbledon officially ends this weekend. To celebrate the tournament, Google created a fun Easter Egg that allows you to battle in your own tennis match on your phone or computer — you just need to know where to find it....
01:00, 2019-07-12

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
23:01, 2019-06-05

Easter attack probe continues despite president’s objection COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about lapses that preceded Easter Sunday bomb attacks by Islamic extremists, despite objections by the country’s president. Jayampathi Wickramaratne says...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Roger Federer defeats Christian Ruud's son, Casper, to advance at French Open "He's still playing at an amazing level," former opponent Christian Ruud said of Roger Federer, who defeated son Casper Ruud at French Open.        ...
09:17, 2019-06-01

France defeats Brazil in extra time to reach Women's World Cup quarterfinals France won an extra-time Round of 16 game against Brazil, setting up a Women's World Cup quarterfinal against the winner of Monday's Spain-USWNT game.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-24

Israeli Soldier Went Missing 37 Years Ago. DNA Testing Brought Body Home For decades, Israel's National Center for Forensic Medicine has tested skeletal remains secreted across its northern border, checking whether the DNA matched that of Israeli soldiers missing in action......
15:51, 2019-07-11

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays.In 2017 the prime minister decided to call what would prove to be a disastrous snap general election...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Supreme Court rejects insider trading appeal brought by SAC's Martoma The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading....
16:51, 2019-06-03

Watch: Pedro Martinez brought to tears while describing David Ortiz Pedro Martinez was brought to tears while talking about his former teammate and friend David Ortiz, who is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic....
23:00, 2019-06-11

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's American owners believe they're just getting started....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Google Fails to Have Lawsuit Originally Brought by James Damore Thrown Out Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Brian Walsh rejected tech giant Google’s efforts to have a lawsuit originally brought by ex-Google engineer James Damore dismissed, the Mercury News reported on Friday, meaning that the case can now proceed into the discovery phase.Read more......
05:34, 2019-06-09

The Master At Her Canvas: Mom Just Brought In A Pretty Average-Looking Rock From The Woods That She Says She Will Use In A ‘Project’ It seems like Mom once again has some sort of art thing in the works, and it’s anyone’s guess where her creative instincts will take her this time: Mom just brought in a pretty average-looking rock from the woods that she says she will use in a “project.”...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Here are 5 psychological reasons Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bartender past gets brought up again and again Getty Images Some conservative pundits use the fact Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez worked as a bartender to discredit her. Psychologically, the rich are more likely to see themselves as "better" than working-class people to justify their status. Most Americans also perceive white-collar wor...
08:00, 2019-07-04

10 years later, New York’s High Line park brought big change — and gentrification The High Line marked its 10th anniversary by opening its final piece last week. The short section, called the Spur, straddles the intersection of 10th Avenue and West 30th Street, and connects the High Line to Hudson Yards....
04:34, 2019-06-10

Ghislaine Maxwell brought Bill Clinton to Jeffrey Epstein: report Former President Bill Clinton’s connection to since-convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was established through British heiress and longtime Epstein pal Ghislaine Maxwell, who also became a friend of former first daughter Chelsea, according to a new report Sunday. Clinton’s family grew c...
00:34, 2019-07-22

The Coolest Star Wars and Marvel Reveals Hasbro Brought to Comic-Con Every San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro lifts the lid on what fans can expect from its line of toys and collectibles from the galaxy far, far away as well as the comics and movie universes of Marvel. This year is no exception, with everything from some very cute Star Wars figures to...Squirrel Girl on a m...
02:17, 2019-07-22

A pair of Pixar designers tease which easter eggs we should look out for in Toy Story 4 All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with a pair of designers behind the film—technical director Fran...
18:00, 2019-06-18

PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected as Prime Minister for a second term. PM Modi is......
14:00, 2019-06-09

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile testimonies accused him of mishandling the island's national security....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka arrests 2 for failing to prevent Easter bomb attacks Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested the national police chief and a former top defense official for failing to stop the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 250 people....
19:17, 2019-07-02

Lanka Top Cop Faces "Crimes Against Humanity" Charge Over Easter Attack Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over their failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed 258, the state prosecutor said Monday....
18:34, 2019-07-01

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
16:34, 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka President Vows To Block Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has told his cabinet that he will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses leading to the Easter suicide bombings, official sources said Saturday....
08:51, 2019-06-08

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
19:17, 2019-06-20

In Sri Lanka, PM Makes Unscheduled Visit To Church Hit By Easter Bombing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning, made an unscheduled visit to a Catholic church that was bombed during the Easter suicide attacks in April....
14:00, 2019-06-09

| Sri Lanka police chief arrested over Easter attacks failures Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief over alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekera said....
21:17, 2019-07-02

‘Stranger Things’ writers dared everyone to find an Easter egg in the new season The Stranger Things writers sure had a lot of fun this time around with all of the Easter eggs, pop culture references and the like that they packed into the just-released third season of the hit Netflix series (Don’t worry, no spoilers below in case you’re still not caught up yet). And ...
02:51, 2019-07-09

Easter Sunday Attack Suspects Should Be Hanged: Sri Lanka President Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has demanded death sentence to all the suspects arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks, amid his differences with the governing coalition over......
00:51, 2019-07-18

Taylor Swift Teases Easter Egg Reveal: All the Musical Theories We need to calm down! Taylor Swift is set to reveal a major musical Easter egg! The superstar singer took to Instagram on Monday to tease an announcement, sharing a clip from her latest......
21:17, 2019-07-22

This awesome ‘Stranger Things’ Easter Egg might make you shed a few tears If you haven’t watched the third season of Stranger Things yet, it’s definitely worth moving to the top of your watch list. The third season is arguably the best of the entire series, which is impressive given how great the first two seasons were. Even with familiar plot lines and charac...
08:00, 2019-07-23

Manny Pacquiao Defeats Keith Thurman On Split Decision, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion In History Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Keith Thurman on Saturday went the distance, and ultimately resulted in an electrifying split-decision victory for the 40-year-old fighter, who became the oldest welterweight champion in the sport’s history....
08:34, 2019-07-22

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Toyota Brought the Most Iconic Modified Supras to Celebrate the 2020 Supra in Japan Toyota is fully aware of how big of a deal the new Supra is, with fans have waited over two decades for the new A90. But the car is built in Austra and debuted in Geneva. So to celebrate the physical arrival of the new Supra in Japan, Toyota held a three-day long ‘festival’ at their Mega Web showroo...
21:17, 2019-06-10

'Slow-motion disaster' along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days The National Weather Service says every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the next week to 10 days.        ...
19:17, 2019-05-29

Sri Lanka on alert as Buddhist hardliners hold first meeting after Easter attacks Police lined the streets of the Sri Lankan highland town of Kandy on Sunday and the army was on standby as hardline Buddhist monks gathered for their first big assembly since Easter attacks by Islamist militants on churches and luxury hotels....
13:51, 2019-07-07

Taylor Swift is obsessed with Easter eggs, and it's ruining her new music Swift's new music roll-out has been almost entirely focused on the hidden clues in her Instagram posts, music videos and even her stilettos.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka President Slams Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attack Testimony Sri Lanka's president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people died could have been avoided....
20:34, 2019-05-30

An Easter Egg In Half-Life: Decay Can Only Be Found After Hitting A Corpse 600 Times Some secrets in video games are found after hitting a hidden button or jumping out of a certain area. Sometimes you can find a secret by just doing nothing, which is the case in Far Cry 4. But in Half-Life: Decay, to find a small Easter egg you will need to do a lot. Like hitting a floating corpse o...
03:34, 2019-07-06

Hunt for ‘Easter eggs' in your some of the latest video games Tech columnist Marc Saltzman helps you find special treats, so-called "Easter eggs," hidden in some of the hottest video game titles.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-20

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the director Josh Cooley and producer Mark Nielsen to talk...
18:51, 2019-06-21

The Cool Kaiju Easter Egg Godzilla: King of the Monsters Just Flies Right Past Godzilla: King of the Monsters does a lot of things—the vast majority of them delectably silly—in order to rapidly veer its dumb-as-rocks human heroes from Monster Fight A to Monster Fight B. But at one point, the movie was barreling along so fast, it dropped a very sneaky, very cool throwback I was...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Sri Lanka Policeman Defies President To Testify At Easter Attack Probe A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 258 people....
22:51, 2019-06-18

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for colored eggs or eat a bunch of candy, but it’s generally pretty chill. That is, unless you’re in Florida, where being in the holiday spirit a...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Kimora Brought Back the Iconic Cat, But Did Baby Phat’s Return Bring the Nostalgia We Were Craving? When we learned yesterday that Baby Phat’s highly anticipated relaunch would be kicked off by a collab with Forever 21, we were curious to see what the partnership would turn out, clothing-wise....
05:17, 2019-06-14

Panel Probing Easter Attacks Submits Final Report To Sri Lanka President A three-member committee appointed to probe the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka that killed 258 people, including 11 Indians, submitted its final report to President Maithripala Sirisena today....
19:17, 2019-06-10

Sri Lanka police bring five Easter bomb suspects back from Saudi Arabia Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were brought home in police custody on Friday after being deported from Saudi Arabia, police said....
11:51, 2019-06-14

DNA Test Confirms Death Of Terror Group Leader In Sri Lanka Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was Zahran Cassim, the leader of the......
15:01, 2019-05-21

Sophie Turner shocked by 'Game of Thrones' Easter Egg hidden in Season 1 poster Sophie Turner was left in shock after her “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” co-star Jessica Chastain dropped some major “Game of Thrones” Easter Egg knowledge on her. ...
19:34, 2019-05-30

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
01:51, 2019-07-20

Sri Lanka slashes airfare costs to revive tourism industry after Easter terrorist attack Tourism minister hopes slashing airfare-related costs will jumpstart flight bookings after Easter terrorist attacks. Tourism dropped 57% in June.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-10

Taylor Swift merchandise mistake sets Twitter ablaze: ‘A typo isn’t a cute Easter egg’ Some Taylor Swift fans are upset over a misplaced apostrophe on the singer’s merchandise after someone noticed the typo and posted it on social media....
00:34, 2019-06-07

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of refugees being targeted and forced from their homes by angry mobs threatening reprisals for the Easter ...
03:00, 2019-06-01

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Good Friday and Easter Holidays CHICAGO – March 21, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trading venues in observance of the Good Friday and Easter holid...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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

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

Marshae Jones' lawyers file motion to dismiss manslaughter case, say charge makes 'no rational sense' Lawyers defending a woman indicted for manslaughter after a gunshot wound to the stomach killed her fetus say the charges should be dismissed.        ...
22:00, 2019-07-01

Tiger Woods, girlfriend Erica Herman face wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, the GM of Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman via split decision: Round-by-round analysis Keith Thurman picked up his first career loss as Manny Pacquiao took a split decision in their WBA welterweight title fight in Las Vegas.       ...
10:00, 2019-07-21

When mom in hospital couldn't attend daughter's graduation, they brought the ceremony to her Bridget Perez is awaiting a lung transplant and wouldn't have been able to attend her daughter's high school graduation        ...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Archie has brought peace between William and Harry after royal ‘rift’ over Meghan Markle, royal expert says The newest member of the British royal family has brought some peace to the palace, where life wasn’t always so blissful for former American actress Meghan Markle and her in-laws....
14:17, 2019-07-02

Serena Williams said she owed Naomi Osaka an apology after the US Open. Osaka's response brought her to tears Something was keeping Serena Williams from moving forward after her loss to Naomi Osaka in last year's US Open final. She believed she owed Osaka an apology, Williams revealed in an essay published Tuesday in Harper's BAZAAR....
20:51, 2019-07-09

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
12:34, 2019-07-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| Zambians march against graft in government Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government....
10:51, 2019-07-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or banned over concerns that the Chinese government cou...
13:00, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker made a disconcerting proposal for disciplining Hong Kong’s young protesters. “Do we have canes at home? Bring out your canes,” said Arthur Shek, a co-foun...
02:17, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections....
23:00, 2019-07-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eight things we learned in the UK government's pre-Johnson info dump Air pollution, plastic packaging, nuclear power plants, genome sequencing: just before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, the UK government has put out dozens of documents. Here's what you need to know...
16:17, 2019-07-23

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

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

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

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government request for emissions modifications to thousands of polluting cars has been branded a scandal by environmental campaigners.The Driver and Vehicle Sta...
19:51, 2019-07-23

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

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of the most potent air pollutants is on the rise in t...
21:34, 2019-06-13

Yubico recalls government-grade security keys due to bug Yubico is recalling a line of security keys used by the U.S. government due to a firmware flaw. The company issued a security advisory today that warned of an issue in YubiKey FIPS Series devices with firmware versions 4.4.2 and 4.4.4 that reduced th......
23:17, 2019-06-13

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts to tamp down on the spread of misinformation by ins......
01:00, 2019-06-14

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

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

Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei Omission of Chinese firm’s role in building 5G networks will reopen divisions among ministersA long-awaited government review will fudge taking a critical decision on controversial Chinese technology company Huawei being allowed to build 5G networks in the UK.Industry sources said the move means the...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Government Trying To Protect Accused Who Shot Dead 10 In UP: Congress The Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused in the Sonbhadra clash and instead of ensuring justice, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was......
14:51, 2019-07-20

Philip Hammond to quit government if Boris Johnson becomes PM Chancellor joins David Gauke in saying he could not work for leader seeking a no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has confirmed he will resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister next week, as the scale of opposition to a no-deal Brexit among some ministers became increasingly plain.Short...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Auditor (CAG) Flags Irregularities Worth Rs. 24,805 Crore In UP Government The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has detected several lapses resulting in losses worth Rs. 24,805 crores in the UP Excise Department during the 2008-18 period....
11:17, 2019-07-21

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

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

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
03:34, 2019-06-15

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

Government Planning Competition Among States For Water Conservation The government is planning to conduct a competition among states to encourage water conservation, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said this morning....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Syrian government bombing of rebel stronghold kills 11 Syrian first responders and activists say government bombing of the last rebel stronghold in the country has killed at least 11 civilians as the nearly four-month offensive shows no sign of abating...
16:51, 2019-07-21

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

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

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

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is threatening to stall....
04:34, 2019-07-04

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

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

U.S. government staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
07:17, 2019-07-03

New Scandals Rock Government’s Foreign Broadcasting Service The United States Agency for Global Media is facing intensified scrutiny after two new cases raised questions about journalistic and financial management....
02:00, 2019-07-09

Top Court Notice To Maharashtra Government On Maratha Quota Law The Supreme Court today gave two weeks to the Maharashtra government to reply to the petitions challenging a Bombay High Court order that upheld the constitutional validity of Maratha quota law....
11:51, 2019-07-12

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries have been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
15:34, 2019-07-12

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-07-12

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully setting up migrants for deportation....
23:17, 2019-07-12

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
17:34, 2019-07-13

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

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
15:17, 2019-07-02

Government Looking Into Overpricing Of Bottled Water, Packaged Food The government is seriously looking into complaints of bottled water and packaged foods and drinks being sold at prices higher than the maximum retail price, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan......
14:51, 2019-07-02

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

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

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
04:00, 2019-07-09

"Government Will Survive, Have Full Confidence": HD Kumaraswamy To NDTV Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who cut short his private visit to the US and returned last evening to handle the crisis in the state following the resignation by 13 lawmakers, today said......
13:17, 2019-07-08

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group of Conservative MPs who had taken their parliamentary seats in 2010 brought out a slim manifesto for the future of Britain titled Britannia Unchained....
01:51, 2019-07-08

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

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points Budget 2019: Under NPS scheme, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked......
19:51, 2019-07-06

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester since the city was rocked by unprecedented demonstrations....
14:17, 2019-07-06

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. government note pushed back above 2% after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Reserve to move aggressively to cut interest rates....
20:17, 2019-07-05

Government Aims To Build 1.95 Crore Houses Under PM's Scheme Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will build 1.95 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantari Awas Yojna (PMAY) - Gramin over the next two years....
14:34, 2019-07-05

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

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

Libya's Tripoli Government Blames U.A.E. for Deadly Airstrike Libya’s United Nations-backed government blamed the United Arab Emirates for a deadly airstrike in Tripoli this week, suggesting a new level of foreign intervention in the battle for the capital....
21:51, 2019-07-04

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

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

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

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

UK's Hammond pledges to fight a no-deal Brexit from outside government British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday he would not stay in his job when the country's next prime minister takes over next week, and he would do everything he could to stop a no-deal Brexit....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest foray into the issue is the introduction of new leg...
22:51, 2019-06-27

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

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

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

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

Swiss government to mediate Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between Cameroonian authorities and separatists in a bid to end escalating violence in the country's Anglophone regions, the Swiss government said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Italy: Salvini and Di Maio deny government crisis Both of Italy's populist deputy prime ministers have rejected claims that their coalition is on the brink of collapse. Luigi di Maio nevertheless called for immediate talks to address the coalition's obvious differences....
12:34, 2019-07-19

Libyan government forces capture key town from warlord Strategically significant victory in Gharyan puts pressure on General Haftar’s backers Egypt and UAEForces loyal to Libya’s UN-recognised Government of National Accord say they have captured a strategic town from General Khalifa Haftar, the warlord mounting a deadly siege of the capital, Tripoli.GNA...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Colombia wants to become player in copper in next few years -government official Colombia is looking to become a notable producer of copper within the next few years, the head of the national mining agency said, in a bid to diversify its mining output without neglecting production of coal and gold....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Government Extends Due Date For Filing Of Income Tax Return The original due date for assessees - including salaried taxpayers and entities not required to get their accounts audited - to file their income tax returns for financial year 2018-19 (assessment......
19:51, 2019-07-23

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

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

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
05:17, 2019-07-20

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

Clear risks of government 'abusing' biometric databases The UK's biometrics commissioner has warned that government use of biometric databases is not "properly regulated", saying there are "clear risks of abuse" unless rules are put in place....
05:17, 2019-06-28

Government Looks To Pass Bills In Ongoing Monsoon Session Parliament Live Updates: Parliament is set to begin the day's proceeding in the ongoing Monsoon Session. The Lower House or Lok Sabha will discuss and vote on Demand for Grants under the Control of......
08:34, 2019-07-16

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:51, 2019-07-02

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

French government to create ‘ICO white list’ with new regulations While the world is looking at Facebook’s Libra and its recent senate hearing, France is knuckling down and is set to approve the first wave of cryptocurrency businesses under new legislation. Under the rules, cryptocurrency-related firms will voluntarily abide by a regulatory framework that requires...
12:34, 2019-07-17

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
07:51, 2019-07-01

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. But that wasn’t all he posted....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
07:34, 2019-06-29

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
01:17, 2019-07-18

| 'Attempted coup' won't derail reforms: Ethiopian government Ethiopia has arrested 255 people following an "attempted coup", the government says, vowing the act of "treason" would not derail democratic reforms as it continues to hunt for suspects....
20:34, 2019-06-28

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

Rs 3,800 Crore Spent On Publicity Of Government Schemes In Last 3 Years The central government has spent over Rs 3,800 crore on the publicity of government schemes in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday....
19:17, 2019-06-28

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was likely retaliation for unfavorable reports....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030. In a statement Friday, the four-party Dutch ruling coalition called the climat...
15:51, 2019-06-28

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

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

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

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

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

New Israeli government or election: Netanyahu faces deadline JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s raucous political world is on edge, counting down to a midnight deadline to see whether a new government will be formed or whether there will be an unpresented second election of the year. Backchannel negotiations are continuing to try and find a compromise that will ...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Arun Jaitley Tells PM Can't Be In New Government, Need Time For Treatment Arun Jaitley has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will "not be part of any responsibility, for the present, in the new government" because of his health. The former finance minister......
11:17, 2019-05-29

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another delay to an accord the EU has sought for a decade....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Coalition Government In Karnataka Safe, G Parameshwara To NDTV Nearly a week after election results were announced, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met Congress leaders today amid possibility of cabinet reshuffle....
11:17, 2019-05-29

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, after meeting several times over the past year to......
11:17, 2019-05-29

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

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei is an "instrument of Chinese government" Secretary of State Mike Pompeo kept up U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday, saying the Chinese tech giant takes orders from Beijing....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Spanish king asks socialists to form new government King Felipe has tasked acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez with assembling a coalitionSpain’s King Felipe VI has tasked acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez with forming a new government, a complex undertaking that will involve negotiations with diverging parties.While they won a general election in ...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Government Officer Charged After Help's Assets Rose From 700 To 75 Lakhs From Rs 700 in her bank account to over Rs 75 lakh in just 32 months - this, however, is not a classic rags-to-riches story. This is a case of a government official allegedly using his domestic help's......
16:00, 2019-05-29

Ford government to terminate contract with The Beer Store The previous Liberal government signed a 10-year deal with the brewers that permitted an expansion of beer and wine sales to hundreds of grocery stores....
20:17, 2019-05-27

French government: looking 'reasonably favorably' on Renault/Fiat deal The French government is looking "reasonably favorably" on a proposed merger deal between Italian carmaker Fiat and French peer Renault, said government spokeswoman Sibeth Ndiaye on Monday....
09:51, 2019-05-27

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

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
09:51, 2019-05-23

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

Belgium vote likely to make forming next government tough Linguistically-split Belgium holds a national election on Sunday that polls show is unlikely to allow Prime Minister Charles Michel to renew his center-right government....
12:34, 2019-05-23

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

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union next month, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and the government now fears that the ancient symbols may be offending ethnic minorities. The Runes and Norse Symbols that May Be Banned As RT rep...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from restricting oil shipments into the province....
01:34, 2019-05-25

Government Bond Yields Fall To New Multiyear Lows Investors around the world flocked to the safety of government bonds, dragging yields to 20-month lows after a Trump administration plan to raise tariffs on Mexico boosted concerns that trade tensions would curtail global growth....
23:51, 2019-05-31

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

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

Italy's deputy PM Di Maio says EU vote will not derail government The Italian government will carry on without a cabinet reshuffle, Italy's Deputy PM and leader of the 5-Star Movement, which saw its support slump in Sunday's European parliament elections, said on Monday....
09:51, 2019-05-27

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

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

Huawei asks court to declare US government ban unconstitutional Huawei is stepping up its fight against American bans. The tech giant has motioned for a summary judgment in its lawsuit to invalidate Section 889 of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, arguing that it violates the "Bill of Attainder, Due P......
17:34, 2019-05-29

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

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
06:34, 2019-06-01

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran still high, three officials who worked in Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to avert a war....
09:17, 2019-06-01

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

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

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Caminos, or Four Roads. This is the busy roadway one local called “the last adios” — where every day h...
02:34, 2019-06-02

| 'Dangerous overcrowding' in US migrant facilities: government report A US Department of Homeland Security report warned Friday of "dangerous overcrowding" in El Paso, Texas facilities for holding just-arrived migrants, with rooms packed with more than five times the number authorised....
09:51, 2019-06-02

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

Hungarians protest over government overhaul of academic bodies Hungarians took to the streets of central Budapest on Sunday to protest plans to overhaul the country's leading scientific research body, which they see as part of a wider government attempt to curb academic freedom....
21:34, 2019-06-02

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
21:17, 2019-06-04

US diplomat Pompeo holding talks with Dutch government THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting the Netherlands for talks with his Dutch counterpart that are expected to touch on rising tensions between Washington and Tehran as well as the crisis in Venezuela and NATO funding. Pompeo’s brief stop in The Hague o...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Spanish GP urgers government to help save Barcelona F1 race The organisers of the Spanish Grand Prix, the RACC, have urged the government to step in and find a solution "urgently" in order to save the Formula 1 race...
14:00, 2019-05-31

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

Virginia Beach: gunman kills at least 11 at government building Police say the shooter, a longtime public utilities employee, died at the sceneIncident occurred in municipal centerA gunman killed 11 people and injured at least 6 others in a Virginia municipal building, the latest deadly mass shooting to roil the United States.Authorities said a shooter opened fi...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
18:17, 2019-05-31

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

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

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

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

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government Austria's president says he will appoint the head of the country's top court to lead a caretaker government until new elections in September following a video scandal that destroyed the previous government....
15:51, 2019-05-30

Amit Shah, BJP Chief, Joins PM Modi's New Government BJP chief Amit Shah -- the architect of the party's stupendous victory that enabled it to come to power at the Centre for a second term -- became the most prominent newcomer in the government of Prime......
16:51, 2019-05-30

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker....
19:51, 2019-05-30

S Jaishankar: From Government's Pointsman For China To PM Modi's Cabinet Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick in Narendra Modi's council of ministers, is a seasoned diplomat who was the Indian government's pointsman for China and the US....
00:51, 2019-05-31

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
06:17, 2019-05-31

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

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained disappointing. It is backed by a 1.2 billion-euro...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Government must involve residents in cleanup of Nairobi rivers In Kenya, local residents need to be involved in the restoration of the Nairobi River basin says guest commentator Sam Dindi, the co-founder of 'Mazingira yetu' magazine. It's the only way for a healthy future....
14:00, 2019-05-31

Spanish government expects PM investiture vote by mid-July Spain's new parliament will likely vote by mid-July on who will become prime minister and expects talks between party leaders and the Spanish king to begin next week, acting government spokeswoman Isabel Celaa said on Friday....
14:17, 2019-05-31