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House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike

Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike

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House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-13

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
05:51, 2019-06-20

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
11:17, 2019-06-19

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the shadow of the...
04:51, 2019-07-18

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
01:17, 2019-07-17

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it easier for gun makers to sell weapons like flamethrowers and grenades to foreign buyers....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a move made in defiance of President Donald Trump and likely to be vetoed. Several Republicans and Independent Justin Amash, who left the ...
09:17, 2019-07-18

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made as big a rift between the president and Congress....
01:51, 2019-07-18

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

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
06:34, 2019-06-19

House votes to block Ajit Pai’s plan to kill San Francisco broadband law Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) The US House of Representatives has voted to block Ajit Pai's attempt to kill a San Francisco ordinance designed to promote broadband competition in apartment buildings. As we reported last week, the Federal Communications Commission chair has scheduled a J...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of the contracts — and grouped them into three votes. ...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President......
22:00, 2019-06-20

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new challenge to Donald Trump’s alliance with the country...
09:51, 2019-06-21

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-28

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
22:00, 2019-06-20

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

'War with Iran would be a colossal mistake.' Lawmakers push to block military strike Trump threatened Iran with "overwhelming force” if it attacks “anything American.” But some lawmakers say a war with Iran would be a prolonged conflict – precisely the kind of “endless war” Trump campaigned against.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-28

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
02:01, 2019-07-18

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
14:00, 2019-07-17

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
01:51, 2019-07-18

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
04:00, 2019-07-17

House votes to kill Rep. Al Green's resolution to impeach Trump The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to set aside a resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to introduce article of impeachment against President Trump – the third time the Houston-area lawmaker has taken a shot at impeaching the president, but the first since Democrats regained control of ...
03:51, 2019-07-18

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
00:34, 2019-06-12

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into election ...
01:00, 2019-07-12

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congresswomen. Following a chaotic debate, reps passed a resolution 240-187 largely along party lines that condemned Trump’s comments as “racist.” “President Do...
02:00, 2019-07-17

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
02:51, 2019-06-12

Trump sues House panel to block it from getting his state tax returns U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Trump sues to block House panel from getting his state tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, with his lawyer accusing the Democratic-controlled panel of "presidential harassment."...
00:51, 2019-07-24

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone, adding that more sanctions have been imposed....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
17:17, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
15:34, 2019-06-22

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal court to deny injunctions on Deutsche Bank and Ca...
02:51, 2019-05-23

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war Britain does not merely supply the bombs that fall on Yemen – it provides the personnel and expertise that keep the war going. But is the government breaking the law? By Arron MeratFor more than four years, a brutal Saudi air campaign has bombarded Yemen, killing tens of thousands, injuring hundreds...
15:51, 2019-06-18

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
06:34, 2019-07-10

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the stri...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone strike U.S. President Donald Trump condemned Iran's shootdown on Thursday of a U.S. military surveillance drone in what Washington said was international air space....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Trump sues House Ways and Means panel to block disclosure of his tax returns President Trump filed a lawsuit against the House Ways and Means Committee, the New York state's attorney general and tax chief to block the disclosure of years of his tax returns....
21:51, 2019-07-23

U.S. appeals court judges spar with Trump lawyer over bid to block House subpoena A U.S. appeals court on Friday appeared unlikely to grant President Donald Trump's request that it block a congressional subpoena for his financial records....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Legislators move to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran The House and Senate are considering an amendment to block President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily without congressional approval but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back on the effort....
01:34, 2019-06-29

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval to a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The president told NBC News “Meet the Press” that ther...
20:51, 2019-06-21

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded’ to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but he canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being told some 150 people could die. Trump tweeted Frida...
16:17, 2019-06-21

Trump says he still has confidence in John Bolton after scrapping Iran strike President Trump indicated on Saturday that he still has faith in his national security adviser after calling off a strike on Iran minutes before it was set to happen....
19:01, 2019-06-22

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
23:17, 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
15:17, 2019-06-20

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:17, 2019-06-05

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in......
21:34, 2019-06-21

Trump says rejected killing people to retaliate for Iran drone strike President Donald Trump said on Friday he was about to approve strikes against Iran for the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone, but didn't like the idea of killing people in retaliation, according to an interview with NBC News....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
08:51, 2019-06-22

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
05:00, 2019-06-04

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Read more......
18:17, 2019-06-06

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Left U.K. Out of Iran Strike Planning At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaughlin, choked up as he recalled how British intelligence chiefs had traversed closed air space from London to Washington to literally embrace their Ameri...
23:00, 2019-07-23

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran, something she said was "Obama-like."...
14:51, 2019-06-22

House votes to 'strongly condemn' Trump tweets The Democratic-led US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color. (July 16)        ...
03:51, 2019-07-17

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Trump, whose administration signaled it would bypass congressional opposition to the sale of arms, is expected to veto the Senate'...
18:34, 2019-06-20

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi utility station, coalition responds Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
03:00, 2019-06-21

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint....
21:51, 2019-06-23

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
19:51, 2019-06-21

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms sales to Riyadh hours after Britain temporarily suspended similar sales....
22:17, 2019-06-20

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
13:34, 2019-05-26

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
14:51, 2019-07-10

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
14:51, 2019-06-21

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
16:34, 2019-05-21

BA fails to block summer holiday strike vote by pilots British Airways (BA) has lost a legal challenge to a strike vote by pilots, bringing closer the threat of summer holiday travel chaos for its customers....
22:17, 2019-07-23

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
21:51, 2019-06-23

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one of his generals....
23:34, 2019-06-21

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
06:00, 2019-07-12

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
20:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
04:17, 2019-06-22

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

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
03:17, 2019-06-22

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
00:00, 2019-07-09

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

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the minimum wage to inflation after that....
03:17, 2019-07-19

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
04:00, 2019-07-09

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attacks, the top U.S. general said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-07-10

US calls for coalition to safeguard seas off Iran and Yemen The US is calling on allies to join a coalition to safeguard waters off Iran and Yemen. The plan would see the US play a command and intelligence role, while allies would escort their own nations’ commercial ships....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
16:34, 2019-05-25

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackdown on migrants....
02:17, 2019-06-05

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
19:17, 2019-05-25

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
18:51, 2019-07-18

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t deal with the main sticking point for some lawmak...
02:34, 2019-06-07

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president....
22:34, 2019-07-11

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
06:51, 2019-07-18

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
19:00, 2019-07-18

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:51, 2019-07-18

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the coming weeks for a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters in the Persian Gulf where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attac...
06:34, 2019-07-10

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
20:00, 2019-06-12

House panel sets Barr, Ross contempt votes for Wednesday The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:51, 2019-06-11

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
15:17, 2019-07-10

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
23:34, 2019-06-12

'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levels President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will commence higher-level uranium enrichment from July 7 if the impact of U.S. sanctions is not alleviated.        ...
20:17, 2019-07-03

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the caucus. The vote — which passed entirely along party lines — marked a crucial test for Democratic le...
18:51, 2019-07-18

| Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election? Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power....
12:51, 2019-06-19

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon for federal crimes won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York. The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing a legal loophole in the state’s double jeop...
18:34, 2019-05-21

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee vot...
00:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his conversations with President Donald Trump about adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to a new letter released Friday.“Mr. Kobach's ...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
00:51, 2019-06-05

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
08:34, 2019-06-05

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
19:34, 2019-06-27

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
06:01, 2019-05-31

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
05:51, 2019-07-12

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
12:34, 2019-06-04

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Iran says if it decides to block Strait of Hormuz, it will do it 'publicly': Fars Iran's military denied on Monday being behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, and said if it decided to block Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway in the Gulf for the oil industry, it will do it publicly....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Brexit leader Nigel Farage poised to open his own trade talks with Trump LONDON — Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, is planning to start his own trade talks with the White House amid frustration that the British government has let the process stall....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
15:34, 2019-06-12

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
16:17, 2019-06-29

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the operatio...
13:00, 2019-06-21

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The United States made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that Washington said was over international airspace, a source told Fox News early Friday....
13:17, 2019-06-21

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
15:00, 2019-05-22

Iran says its seizure of British ship was in response to the UK's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker Associated Press Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto the...
15:51, 2019-07-21

New Jersey woman admits role in smuggling $2 million in airplane parts to Iran A Morristown woman pleaded guilty to conspiring with an Iranian national to smuggle airplane components worth an estimated $2 million to Iran.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of elected officials, not private citizens. Democr...
19:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission Details about the mission or the reason for the abrupt reversal of plans weren’t immediately known, but officials said a future military response hasn’t been ruled out....
07:51, 2019-06-21

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends Iran prison hunger strike Husband also ends strike outside Iranian embassy in London after wife takes foodThe imprisoned British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended her hunger strike after 15 days.Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, who had been holding his own hunger strike outside the Iranian embassy in London in...
15:51, 2019-06-29

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s controversial imprisonment is on his seventh day of a hu...
21:51, 2019-06-21

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the president appears to believe "time is on his side."...
02:34, 2019-06-22

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends her two-week hunger strike in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -- the British-Iranian charity worker who has been jailed in Iran for more than three years on spying charges -- has broken her hunger strike, her husband Richard Ratcliffe confirmed on Facebook....
13:34, 2019-06-29

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspiciously close ties with the Saudi kingdom. President Trump is expected to veto the resolution....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a military attack while U.S. cyber team carried out a retaliatory digital strike against the regime....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-23

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
16:34, 2019-06-15

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Roy Moore says Trump 'doesn't control who votes': Alabamians are 'smarter than that' Controversial Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their votes because of Trump's refusal to support him in 2020....
21:00, 2019-05-30

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
05:00, 2019-05-23

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
09:00, 2019-06-20

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
03:17, 2019-06-21

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
20:34, 2019-05-24

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
09:00, 2019-06-19

Trump nepotism attacked after 'out-of-her-depth' Ivanka given key summit role Experts say first daughter’s presence reflects gravely on USOpinion: Laugh at Ivanka – to take her seriously is frighteningDonald Trump has been accused of taking nepotism to alarming new depths after giving his daughter, Ivanka, a prominent role in meetings with the G20 and Kim Jong-un. Related: #U...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Trump praises Ivanka, Jared Kushner for role at G20 summit President Trump on Friday defended his daughter Ivanka’s role at the G20 summit in Japan, where she rubbed shoulders with world leaders and sat in on talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un despite a lack of diplomatic experience. “I thought Ivanka was amazing at the G20 and I’ll tell you the f...
19:34, 2019-07-05

UK's May will make clear to Trump that Huawei role is under review: spokeswoman Prime Minister Theresa May will make clear to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that Britain is reviewing "the right policy" on Chinese company Huawei and its involvement in the UK's 5G telecommunications network, her spokeswoman said....
14:01, 2019-06-04

India denies Trump 'mediator' role in Kashmir conflict Indian officials have told angry opposition lawmakers that the government had not invited Donald Trump to mediate the conflict. A day before, the US president had made the offer, saying: "I would love to be a mediator."...
20:17, 2019-07-23

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump wants investigation into Australia's role in 'Russian hoax' This is the first time the US president has publicly named Australia while discussing the FBI inquiry into his election campaignDonald Trump has said he wants Australia’s role in setting off the FBI inquiry into links between Russia and his election campaign examined by the US attorney general, Will...
06:51, 2019-05-25

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
02:34, 2019-07-10

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views with which" he disagreed....
02:17, 2019-07-10

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president...
18:34, 2019-07-09

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
17:17, 2019-07-09

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
21:51, 2019-06-04

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
04:51, 2019-05-22

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

Investigation: Did a top GOP fundraiser exploit his role on Trump's inaugural committee? A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, who was vice chair of Donald Trump's inaugural committee.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Banker indicted for bribing Paul Manafort for role in Trump administration Federal Savings Bank Chairman and CEO Stephen Calk attempted to bribe President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman for a role in his administration, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
00:34, 2019-07-09

British royal family to play a big role in Trump's upcoming visit to the UK The president's previous trip to the U.K. in 2018 featured just one event with Queen Elizabeth II. This time around, members of the royal family will participate in nine separate events with members of the Trump family....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
02:00, 2019-06-13

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress...
20:17, 2019-06-05

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:34, 2019-05-31

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer to obtaining the documents that date back nearly a decade....
16:34, 2019-05-23

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
10:17, 2019-07-17

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Republicans threaten revolt, may block Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesday, two Trump administration officials laid out the president’s view: There is a crisis at the borde...
04:34, 2019-06-05

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
13:34, 2019-07-10

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
23:17, 2019-06-04

Can lightning strike twice? Trump set to launch 2020 campaign Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, but the insurgent is now the incumbent. Will his time as president change his strategy?When Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at a rally in the Amway Center – home to sports teams Orlando Mag...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations Legislators are scrutinizing State Department officials under Mike Pompeo, including Charles Faulkner, a former lobbyist who represented Raytheon Company....
03:34, 2019-06-12

President Trump Played a Key Role in the Central Park Five Case. Here’s the Real History Behind When They See Us The newspaper ad shows up in the second episode of Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama When They See Us. It’s a full-page proclamation, headlined in capital letters: “BRING BACK THE DEATH PENALTY. BRING BACK OUR POLICE!” Like the rest of the series, this ad is taken from the rea...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Nunes presses Trump to ask Theresa May about British government’s role in Steele dossier The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday urged President Trump to ask Prime Minister Theresa May whether British officials supported intelligence-gathering activities targeted at his campaign associates or coordinated in any way with the author of the unverified Trump "dos...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Pelosi says there’s no role for Congress in addressing latest sexual assault accusation against Trump The speaker said E. Jean Carroll’s allegation that the president sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room two decades ago was a matter for the Republican Party to consider....
03:34, 2019-06-28

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with him, as his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, campaign team and others scrambled to head off...
00:01, 2019-07-19

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
03:00, 2019-06-21

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump claimed executive privilege to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census.The move came as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginning proceedings Wednesday morning to hold Attorney General William Barr and Comm...
16:34, 2019-06-12

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Trump moves to block asylum applications by migrants – live updates E Jean Carroll considering suing Donald Trump over alleged sexual assault and Jeffrey Epstein makes case for house arrest 3.32pm BST When concerned about Trump policies on tariffs, e.g., GOP Congress has made it clear and known to White House in private and in public. On Trump's grotesque racism and...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
07:01, 2019-06-11

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s an honor to have worked with you. And I don’...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had aborted a military strike on Iran because such a response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone would have caused a disproportionate loss of life....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
06:34, 2019-07-04

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers attended a White House briefing on the downing of an American drone by Tehran....
08:34, 2019-06-21

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
03:17, 2019-06-20

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Judge declines to block subpoena seeking Donald Trump's financial records A federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Monday said President Donald Trump's former accounting firm must comply with a congressional subpoena seeking the president's financial records....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed the request seeking a Thursday hearing in San Fra...
23:51, 2019-07-17

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
08:51, 2019-07-12

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance Republican aren’t eager for a fight with Trump. But some feel they might have to take action, as consensus grows that the new tariffs would amount to a tax increase on American businesses and consumers....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
18:17, 2019-06-20

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved for the military toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a court filing....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional review....
17:17, 2019-06-05

ACLU asks judge to block Trump asylum rule as case is heard Civil liberties groups are asking a federal judge for a hearing to quickly block the Trump administrations effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border...
16:00, 2019-07-17

President Trump Can't Block Twitter Users, Federal Appeals Court Rules A federal appeals court in New York ruled President Trump’s practice of blocking some users on Twitter violates the free-speech protections of the First Amendment....
11:00, 2019-07-10

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-06-20

CNN's Don Lemon invokes Hitler while discussing media's role in covering Trump, Cuomo pushes back CNN anchor Don Lemon made what he himself described as a "extreme" comparison between President Trump and Adolf Hitler while arguing that such "bad people" shouldn't be given a platform....
07:00, 2019-06-19

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

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon as this week....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
23:51, 2019-05-22

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. The senators said they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions...
22:17, 2019-06-05

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

Ocasio-Cortez tells White House to ‘put down its saber,’ and negotiate with Iran U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to Twitter late Thursday to urge the Trump administration to show restraint in its dealings with Iran....
10:00, 2019-06-21

White House officials huddle to address Iran’s shooting of US drone ​White House officials ​will huddle Thursday morning to discuss​ a response to​ Iran’s downing of a US drone, amid escalating tensions between the two countries, according to a report. President Trump​ is so far not expected to attend the meeting, CNN reported. ​The US and Iran have confirmed ...
18:00, 2019-06-20

White House invites congressional leaders for Iran briefing: source The Trump administration called top congressional leaders to the White House for a briefing later on Thursday on Iran following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a source with knowledge of the meeting said....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
01:17, 2019-07-23

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the transfer of the mo...
23:17, 2019-06-29

White House: 'Little doubt' Iran was enriching uranium under Obama administration's watch In a terse statement Monday, the White House said Iran's effective acknowledgement that it was violating the terms of the 2015 multinational nuclear accord should have been foreseeable to the Obama administration "even before the deal's existence."...
06:17, 2019-07-02

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-07-18

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservative analyst noted that the two dozen Democratic 2020 primary candidates haven’t landed a blow on the president yet....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability – not war,” AOC tweeted late Thursday. The fre...
14:17, 2019-06-21

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
16:51, 2019-06-20

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
04:00, 2019-07-04

Trump's rebranding of DC's July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump's stage Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that will feature a massive fireworks display and military flyovers. The events will feature a ticketed area for dignitaries, family, and friends only accessible with White Ho...
23:17, 2019-06-29

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

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hippogryphs, then get hyped......
21:00, 2019-06-19

Is Facebook Launching a TikTok Competitor? With Facebook roping in former Google employee Jason Toff for a key portfolio, speculation is rife about the social networking giant preparing the launch of a serious competitor to the TikTok....
09:00, 2019-07-17

We're launching Cultivated, a new cannabis newsletter REUTERS/Amir Cohen Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2014, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed significant social change. That's why we're launching...
10:17, 2019-07-18

BET is reportedly launching its own TV streaming service After debuting a mobile streaming service in 2016, BET is reportedly joining the TV streaming market with the launch of a standalone streaming service called BET+....
17:51, 2019-06-11

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known Traveller Digital Identity platform will be tested internally throughout 2019, with the first end-to...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
22:17, 2019-06-11

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching a Gaming Subscription Now Much in the way that streaming has too many damn options now, gaming services are flooding the market as companies increasingly position themselves to compete for attention over singular domination of an entertainment medium. Netflix, for example, disclosed in an earnings report earlier this year th...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions the digital token used by Facebook will work as a b...
12:17, 2019-06-09

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a piece of the smart home speaker market, where comp...
14:51, 2019-06-11

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the planned launch of 18 new regional European benchmark indices, which include the Bats Eurozone 50, B...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe service called Uber Copter on July 9 that will fly passengers from Lower Manhattan to JFK airport in ...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Joe Biden has raised over $21M since launching 2020 campaign WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his presidential bid since entering the race on April 25, his campaign announced Wednesday. This amount bests that of other Democratic candidates in the early days after they entered the race. Sen. Bernie Sanders, for instan...
06:17, 2019-07-04

Fabrics poised to become the new software In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite products like clothing, airplane wings, or even wound dressings. The advance could allow fabrics or compos...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
16:01, 2019-07-22

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptocurrency machine looks set to step up a gear. Facebook says it will be launching its cryptocurrency – GlobalCoin –  “in about a dozen countries” by the ...
16:34, 2019-05-24

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety is reporting that the Viacom-owned cable channel BET is preparing to unveil BET+ to target primarily African-American viewers. It will be a new servic...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere along the e-bike/seated scooter spectrum. The Verge reports it will have a maximum range of about 50 ...
19:34, 2019-06-04

Gatehouse Media poised to buy Gannett GateHouse Media is deep in talks to buy USA Today owner Gannett — a merger that would create America’s biggest newspaper chain, The Post has learned. Fairport, NY-based GateHouse — which owns nearly 700 papers across 39 states, including 156 dailies like the Columbus Dispatch in Ohio — is owned by F...
23:17, 2019-07-18

U.S. Stocks Poised to Extend Losses U.S. stocks were set to open lower, a day after breaking a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Federal Reserve policy....
15:34, 2019-06-12

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the company has already secured rights from two of India’s b...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Amazon said to be launching new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of devices or Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, according to the sources cited in the report, and wil...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Vivo Z1 Pro With Snapdragon 712 SoC Launching in India Today: Live Updates Vivo Z1 Pro in India: If you want to follow the Vivo Z1 Pro India launch live, we will be sharing live updates from the event. Also, the event in being live-streamed....
09:00, 2019-07-03

T-Mobile is launching two new International Pass options for frequent travelers After unveiling new Magenta and Magenta Plus plans just a couple of weeks ago (alongside some fairly controversial Netflix add-on price changes), T-Mobile has a few surprises in store today for subscribers that like to travel a lot. This time, we're talking exclusively pleasant surprises, as the "Un...
07:51, 2019-06-05

Nintendo's next mobile game is Dr Mario World, and it's launching next month You may think of Mario as a professional plumber-turned-adventurer, but did you know he also spent around 10 years working toward his medical doctorate? That's why he's allowed to complete medical exams and prescribe medication in the upcoming Dr Mario World.Announced back in January this ...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Samsung’s embarrassing Galaxy Fold is fixed, but it’s not launching until the holidays If you’ve been hoping to buy the Galaxy Fold this summer, then you’d better dispense of those dreams right now. Samsung’s most significant failure since the Galaxy Note 7 battery fire fiasco isn’t hitting stores anytime soon, with the holiday season being your best bet to get...
21:51, 2019-07-03

U.S. Fed seen launching repo facility in early 2020: Deutsche Bank The Federal Reserve may launch a policy tool to lend to banks using Treasuries and other securities as collateral in early 2020 with possible testing to begin later this year, a Deutsche Bank strategist said....
21:17, 2019-07-14

Nikon reportedly launching mid-price mirrorless camera this year Is the Nikon Z1 or Z5 set to land this year? Rumors of a more affordable alternative to the company's Z6 (above) and Z7 mirrorless cameras have been swirling for some time – and now a report from Japanese business publication Nikkei appears to confirm that something is on the way.In an a...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger (BYND) Facebook/Beyond Meat Nestlé announced Monday that it will launch a veggie burger in the US this fall. Shares of Beyond Meat slid as much as 5% on the news. Plant-based protein is gaining popularity in the US and abroad, with grocery stores and fast-food chains adding vegan options. Watch ...
02:17, 2019-06-04

F1 poised to announce British GP at Silverstone has been saved • F1 will reveal Silverstone contract extension on Wednesday• Sunday’s race set to be last unless new arrangement foundFormula One is expected to announce that the British Grand Prix has been saved at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.Formula One boss Chase Carey, Silverstone manag...
13:00, 2019-07-10

Tantalizingly poised Tour de France saving its best for last With six riders within reach of the podium heading into the toughest final stages in the Alps, the Tour de France is tantalizingly poised       ...
15:00, 2019-07-22

EU's New Headache: Skeptics Poised to Gain Power From Within Burned by Brexit debacle, populist parties are seeking to win power at the union’s traditional institutions in order to undermine the project. They expect to make inroads during this week’s vote for European Parliament....
20:51, 2019-05-22

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

BMW's Zipse poised to succeed Krueger as CEO: sources BMW's Oliver Zipse, currently board member for production, is the frontrunner to become chief executive (CEO) of the German carmaker, sources told Reuters, after Harald Krueger said he would not be available for another term as CEO....
18:17, 2019-07-05

This 15-1 long shot is poised win the Belmont Stakes Recent winners of the Belmont Stakes have shared three traits: tactical speed, a pedigree conducive to the distance and good connections. Only Spinoff satisfies all three....
20:17, 2019-06-05

Hyundai poised for long-awaited U.S. pickup “It’ll be a very versatile vehicle,” Michael O’Brien, vice president of product, corporate and digital planning for Hyundai’s U.S. unit, said in an interview. “That has the promise of creating a whole new class of buyers.”...
15:17, 2019-07-09

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race....
03:00, 2019-07-09

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
12:34, 2019-06-02

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
18:00, 2019-07-05

The under-the-radar pitchers poised to be tomorrow’s aces LAS VEGAS — A year ago at this time, Blake Snell was an under-the-radar bargain. The Tampa Bay Rays lefty had not done much in his first two years in the majors, and few people were paying close attention when he started to take off in his third season. But baseball bettors who were ahead......
18:51, 2019-06-04

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help improve future spacecraft design and performance....
19:51, 2019-06-20

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculation written about it, and it holds the promise of a new age for the company. I wonder where we have se...
05:17, 2019-07-19

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District is set to launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday,...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Google takes pre-orders for game streaming service launching November Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday opened pre-orders for its game streaming service, which it said will launch in November with more than 30 games from at least 21 publishers including Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Major retailers are launching affordable clothing lines for children with disabilities Retailers are finding ways to create affordable clothing for children with disabilities. Kohl's Target, Tommy Hilfiger and Zappos have all launched lines in recent years....
21:01, 2019-07-22

Asus 6Z With Flip Camera launching in India Today: Live Updates Asus 6z is all set make its debut in India today. For those of you who want to follow the launch event live, we will be sharing live updates from the event right here....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” token. The 14 firms – including Barclays, Nasdaq, C...
14:51, 2019-06-03

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Pelosi tells Kimmel 'I'm done with' Trump, says GOP Senate would block impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told TV host Jimmy Kimmel that impeachment wouldn't lead to an ouster because Senate Republicans are in Trump's "pocket."        ...
23:00, 2019-05-31

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

BMW poised to pick production chief as CEO after Krueger bows out BMW board member Oliver Zipse, a 55 year-old company veteran, is the front runner to become the carmaker's new chief executive, sources said on Friday after Harald Krueger announced he would not stay on beyond April 2020....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Oregon poised to pass progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call it the United States’ most progressive climate policy, saying it not only c...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:00, 2019-06-04

Argentina poised to export first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas YPF, the state-run oil and gas producer, is seeking to sell a partial shipment from its Tango floating liquefaction unit in Bahía Blanca, according to traders with knowledge of the matter....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank Senior U.S. Bankers Poised to Leave Two of Deutsche Bank’s top New York deal makers are poised to leave the embattled lender ahead of impending deep cuts to its Wall Street investment bank....
22:17, 2019-06-18

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following the most devastating wildfire season in state history. State law requires lawmakers to...
08:00, 2019-06-13

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders....
19:34, 2019-05-28

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are safe, and they save lives”....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Google's Stadia game streamer launching with Pixel 3 support, exclusives, and $9.99 price Google promised to launch its intriguing game streamer Stadia in the summer, and is now ready with the pricing, as well as the much needed information about the different tiers available. As a reminder, Stadia is a cloud-first gaming service, including on phones, and Google promises unseen reduction...
17:00, 2019-06-07

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
10:17, 2019-06-10

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that is set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat, becoming India’s second major storm of the season...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air in jubilant mood. The backdrop may be antiquity’s most famous ...
16:51, 2019-07-05

Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile up at its facilities....
18:51, 2019-07-09

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year's 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
17:17, 2019-06-20

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
12:17, 2019-07-22

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

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

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

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
00:01, 2019-06-29

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
12:51, 2019-06-17

India election: counting begins with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term Counting has begun in India of more than 600 million votes cast in the country’s marathon six-week election.This year’s polls, held over seven phases starting on 11 April, have been des...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite warnings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “We will be passing legislation restoring the right for all qua...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Trump impeachment effort once again rejected in House The Democratic-led House of Representatives once again rejected articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday. The House voted to table Rep. Al Green’s article of impeachment 332 to 95, the third time his effort has gone down in defeat. Green made his latest impeachment attempt Tuesda...
03:17, 2019-07-18

US House condemns Trump's 'racist comments' The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
04:34, 2019-07-17

Trump says House Speaker Pelosi has 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump's business and administration....
01:51, 2019-05-24

House could vote today on impeaching Trump The Democrat-controlled House will “likely” vote on Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment against President Trump later Wednesday, according to a Democratic aide. It’s still unclear, however, whether it will be a floor vote, tabled or sent to committee. House Speaker Nancy ...
18:34, 2019-07-17

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote later Wednesday on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president considered by the full Democrat-led House.The move, forced by a Democratic lawmaker from Texas who used a procedural mec...
16:17, 2019-07-17

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
16:34, 2019-07-22

House speaker says Trump is engaged in a 'cover up' Democrats in the House of Representatives believe U.S. President Donald Trump is engaged in a "cover up," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
16:51, 2019-05-22

House set to empower committees to sue Trump over subpoenas The House is set to take its most aggressive step yet to haul special counsel Robert Mueller’s witnesses to Capitol Hill, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that House Democrats were “not even close” to backing an impeachment inquiry.The House on Tuesday is expected to advance a measure authorizi...
18:51, 2019-06-11

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover-up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that Trump is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:34, 2019-05-22

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always been easier to answer from Tehran’s side. The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded in frank and vociferous opposition to the U.S. It’s a bi...
14:34, 2019-06-20

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by traditional banking technology and costly networks of physi...
01:17, 2019-06-20

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
09:17, 2019-06-05

Renault poised to merge with Fiat Chrysler, a move that could reshape auto industry Renault and Fiat joining forces could reshape the global auto industry at a time when carmakers are racing to build electric and self-driving cars.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-04

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-11

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Lady Gaga is launching her long-awaited beauty brand exclusively on Amazon — and pre-orders start on Prime Day Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Lady Gaga is finally launching her beauty brand, Haus Laboratories. Haus Laboratories will reportedly be the first major beauty brand sold exclusively on Amazon. Pre-orders start on July 15 — which is also Amazon Prime Day — with the launch date set for Septe...
17:34, 2019-07-10

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
02:17, 2019-07-17

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
08:34, 2019-05-24

House kills resolution to impeach Donald Trump The House voted Wednesday to kill a resolution brought by Rep. Al Green to impeach President Donald Trump in response to a series of tweets Democrats are calling racist....
00:51, 2019-07-18

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied those subpoenas, arguing in legal documents that there was no legitimate legislative purpose for the ...
18:00, 2019-07-02

US House Of Representatives Sets Aside Trump Impeachment Resolution The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has......
06:17, 2019-07-18

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Donald Trump....
10:17, 2019-07-18

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records.The House ways and means committee said it needed...
07:34, 2019-07-03

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive issue. It’s unclear whether the House will vo...
18:17, 2019-07-17

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
00:51, 2019-06-24

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
21:34, 2019-07-02

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly finally suing for them....
00:17, 2019-07-03

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday filed a long-awaited lawsuit in federal court to demand President Donald Trump's individual and business tax returns....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘getting nothing done’ after House condemns his remarks President Trump ripped Democrats for ​”getting nothing done” after the House voted primarily along party lines Tuesday night to condemn him for tweeting that four minority lawmakers should “go back” to where they came from. “The Democrats in Congress are getting nothing...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House post....
16:00, 2019-06-14

House Panel Sues Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused to hand over....
20:34, 2019-07-02

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were raked over the coals for allegedly breaking a House ...
02:00, 2019-07-17

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
05:51, 2019-06-16

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi on Trump: 'If the goods are there, you must impeach' U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
17:34, 2019-06-19

Rapinoe: We don't want to go to White House... maybe Trump sent invite by mail "Women\u0027s World Cup winnter Megan Rapinoe says that her USA team do not want to go to the White House... but an inviation hasn\u0027t arrived either."...
13:17, 2019-07-09

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A co-sponsors of the resolution said "it's un-American to tell people to go back to their country." (July 16)        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canada’s first NBA champs. “I watched a little bit of i...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Trump-Russia: House committee to see Mueller evidence Deal comes as Democrats weigh up impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpThe House judiciary committee expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller’s report soon, after a sudden shift by the justice department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against Pr...
09:51, 2019-06-11

Trump says he may invite Kim to White House as talks resume President Trump​ on Sunday said teams from the US and North Korea will get together in the coming weeks to restart nuclear negotiations and appeared receptive to inviting regime leader Kim Jong Un to the White House. “​​We are going to have teams, they are going to meet over the next weeks, th...
21:17, 2019-06-30

Trump associate Sater testifies before House panel Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, testified on Tuesday before the U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee several weeks after failing to appear....
02:51, 2019-07-10

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:34, 2019-06-15

'These are our sisters': House to condemn Trump’s racist tweets House Democrats are moving swiftly to deliver an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump for his barrage of personal attacks against four high-profile freshman members of their caucus. The House will vote Tuesday night on a resolution to sharply denounce Trump’s remarks as “racist,” lining up...
22:17, 2019-07-16

Pelosi says House will take up resolution following Trump's 'xenophobic tweets' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that Republican lawmakers "must join" Democrats in "condemning the President's xenophobic tweets" and urged Democrats to support a resolution put forward by House Democratic lawmakers....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short meeting on infrastructure over Democrats’ accusations that he’s “engaged in a cover-up” regarding the Russia probe....
19:00, 2019-05-23

House floor drama during debate over Trump tweets A dramatic controversy erupted on the House floor Tuesday over Republican objections to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's remarks criticizing President Donald Trump's tweets, resulting in a lawmaker abandoning the chair and storming off. (July 16)        ...
01:34, 2019-07-17

House panel to authorize subpoenas for Trump aides The U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday it would draw up a resolution this week authorizing subpoenas to compel testimony from a dozen current and former Trump administration officials, including the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner....
18:34, 2019-07-09

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-06-11

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impeached. What I have said time and time again is, [sp...
22:34, 2019-06-02

Jimmy Carter: Russia won Trump the White House Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only in the White House "because the Russians interfered on his behalf." (June 28)        ...
00:01, 2019-06-29

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks are pushing for an aggressive approach with Iran, arguing that military conflict may be unavoidable. Yet their vocal warnings are obscuring the fact tha...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging economy....
19:00, 2019-06-23

Blockbuster Talent: Aisha Hinds Is Poised for Major Impact in Godzilla: King of the Monsters Anyone who had the pleasure of watching actress Aisha Hinds monologue her way through a series of breathtaking appearances as Harriet Tubman on the tragically underrated (and sadly canceled) series Underground knew they were witnessing someone wondrous....
09:34, 2019-06-01

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face swift action....
09:00, 2019-06-12

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
19:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
14:34, 2019-07-19

House set for vote on resolution to impeach President Donald Trump In a week that's already seen a House resolution condemning President Donald Trump for tweets about four U.S. congresswomen, lawmakers will vote Wednesday on another that calls for his removal from office....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Black Voters Challenge House Members: Why Is Trump Still in Office? While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
01:51, 2019-05-31

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

House readies contempt vote as confrontation with Trump mounts The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt next week, as part of an intensifying Democratic assault on President Donald Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the retaliatory strikes he scrapped. Rather, he focus...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Hicks told House panel Trump is serious about foreign help in elections Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, told the House Judiciary Committee that Trump was serious in saying there was nothing wrong in accepting derogatory information about political opponents from a foreign government, panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday....
01:17, 2019-06-21

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Japan, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing an email it reviewed....
14:34, 2019-05-30

U.S. House Democrats seek resolution condemning Trump tweets Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump's "xenophobic tweets" that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday....
20:51, 2019-07-15

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
01:34, 2019-07-20

The Man Who Sold America: Joy-Ann Reid hosts a Trump house of horrors The MSNBC anchor knows how to pick an interview and how to organise her sources. Her book is a valuable compendiumHow did we get Donald Trump? And how will we ever “undo the damage he has done”? Related: 'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 Continue reading......
17:51, 2019-07-21

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
07:17, 2019-05-28

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the House, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly refu...
20:00, 2019-06-13

House kills attempt to impeach Trump for 'disgracing' presidency More than 100 Democrats join Republicans to table vote, following Nancy Pelosi’s leadThe House of Representatives killed an attempt to impeach Donald Trump on Wednesday, with 137 Democrats joining Republicans to table a vote on articles of impeachment brought by the congressman Al Green of Texas.Nin...
03:51, 2019-07-18

House panel subpoenas Trump associate Sater after no-show A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closed-door interview with the committee, which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow....
04:17, 2019-06-22

U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony about President Donald Trump and his policies....
23:51, 2019-06-11

House set to send Trump a fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House is set to pass legislation on Thursday that would fix a quirk in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that has generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families. The bill would then go to President Trump's desk....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled bipartisan budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Appropriations Chairman Richa...
18:34, 2019-06-09

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct knowledge of the discussion confirmed to CNN....
00:51, 2019-05-23

Pelosi says need compelling case for House to pursue Trump's impeachment U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the option of impeaching President Donald Trump was not off the table, but that the case should be "iron-clad" before the House of Representatives pursues it....
03:34, 2019-05-30

House moves to condemn Trump for attacks on minority congresswomen President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen....
20:51, 2019-07-16

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
03:00, 2019-06-12

Trump faces House condemnation after his tweets on minority congresswomen President Donald Trump pressured fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to stand with him and vote against a symbolic measure condemning his racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Arizona, said she called for the impeachment inquiry ...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Ex-Trump top aide Hope Hicks to testify before House panel Ex-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, has agreed to give a closed-door interview to the House Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday. Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump’s 2016 campaign to the commit...
01:00, 2019-06-13

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election....
21:34, 2019-05-29

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, including former White House Counsel Don McGahn....
23:51, 2019-06-11

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
21:34, 2019-05-23

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Trump’s sons bought a round for the house during Ireland pub crawl Eric and Donald Trump Jr. were the toast of the town during a pub crawl in Ireland, and even bought a round for the house. “They were so lovely and down to earth and gave a great hello to everyone,” Igoe Inn, Bar & Restaurant owner Caroline Kennedy told The Irish Mirror. The president’s ...
00:00, 2019-06-09

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
20:00, 2019-07-17

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, although he......
23:51, 2019-06-13

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-14

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry — delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies — with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a threat to unveil new regulations targeting the way social media sites moderate content....
13:51, 2019-07-13

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

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
14:34, 2019-05-30

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening, writing the House GOP’s near-unanimous vot...
11:17, 2019-07-17

Hope Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer House Judiciary Committee questions about her time in the White House, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information for their obstruction of justice probe. (June 20)        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad....
06:34, 2019-07-18

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
02:17, 2019-07-17

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Trump says top White House economist Kevin Hassett leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump says the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett, will be departing “shortly” and praises him as having “done such a great job for...
05:17, 2019-06-03

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
14:00, 2019-06-19

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems to have sparked a positive reaction from our neigh...
20:51, 2019-06-01

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to head off tariffs that the president has threatened to impose starting Monday amid a dispute over border security....
21:51, 2019-06-05

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do nothing” about allegations that Trump obstructed justi...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
03:00, 2019-07-08

Trump associate Sater, House panel spar over his testimony Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, testified on Tuesday before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, but a panel spokesman said he had not fully cooperated....
07:17, 2019-07-10

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Trump associate Sater to testify before House panel Tuesday Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, said he would testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday....
04:17, 2019-07-09

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
07:17, 2019-07-10

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign. Knight is expected to move on to an unspecified job in the private sector....
06:01, 2019-05-22

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents on allegations of politically-motivated retaliatio...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
06:51, 2019-07-08

House Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns Lawmakers are escalating a fight by moving the dispute into the federal courts, which will probably determine whether the president’s tax returns will be seen by Congress and the public....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Mexico Lobbies White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom New figures Wednesday showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border accelerated, as Mexican officials made a last-ditch effort to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexican imports unless the country does more to stop the flow of migrants....
23:17, 2019-06-05

Trump associate Sater appears for testimony before House panel Russian-born real estate developer Felix Sater, who worked on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, appeared on Tuesday for testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee....
18:34, 2019-07-09

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-01

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

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on three separate occasions while lawmakers were away ...
04:51, 2019-06-04

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
06:01, 2019-07-23

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
21:34, 2019-07-11

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

U.S. House Democrats subpoena more Trump ex-aides, including Hicks A U.S. House committee chairman on Tuesday subpoenaed two more former White House aides, including Hope Hicks, just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn was a no-show for testimony before the panel at President Donald Trump's request....
02:17, 2019-05-22

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator’s father and grandfather out of sight ahead of the Pres...
04:34, 2019-05-31

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization' U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to "politicize" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement....
14:00, 2019-06-01

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
20:34, 2019-07-11

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court Congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and the evidence underlying it, taking a step bound to intensify their widening clash with President Donald Trump....
23:00, 2019-06-06

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S. ally was stemming the flow of migrants enough to...
23:51, 2019-06-02

House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas House Democrats are preparing to pass a measure intended to strengthen their court case to access President Donald Trump's personal financial information, a direct response to questions raised by a Trump-appointed judge during an Appeals Court hearing earlier this month. The proposal, filed Tuesday ...
01:17, 2019-07-24

Admiral poised to lead Navy retires over ‘professional relationship’ with disgraced ‘bad Santa’ press officer The four-star admiral President Trump nominated to lead the Navy will retire instead after revealing that he maintained a professional relationship with a former public affairs officer who was reassigned after complaints of inappropriate behavior during a 2016 Navy Christmas party....
19:17, 2019-07-08

Brentford striker Neal Maupay poised for imminent training return as transfer saga rumbles on Brentford striker Neal Maupay was expected to return to training on Tuesday after being sent home from the club's pre-season tour last weekend due to to the ongoing uncertainty over his future....
16:01, 2019-07-16

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-19