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Hong Kong's freedoms of expression and assembly should be protected: U.S. official

Hong Kong's freedoms of assembly and expression should be protected, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, after protesters opposed to China's growing influence in the former Bri...

Hong Kong's freedoms of expression and assembly should be protected: U.S. official

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“Free Hong Kong from China!” Hong Kong Protesters Call for Foreign Backing in Their Struggle to Preserve the City’s Freedoms Protesters in Hong Kong Wednesday directly appealed for foreign backing in their bid to defend the city’s political freedoms, in a risky move that is certain to draw the ire of Beijing. Several hundred protesters gathered in the heart of the former British colony’s business district, wea...
07:51, 06/26/2019

Britain tells China to honor Hong Kong freedoms Britain told China to honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong on Tuesday, after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in the former British colony....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, Chris Patten, described it as a place that enjoyed...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
08:34, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by raising their concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
09:17, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong protesters gearing up for G20 demonstrations amid fears of dwindling freedoms Hong Kong activists are preparing for more protests this weekend in the hope of sending a message to world leaders gathering for the G20 summit in nearby Osaka, Japan....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27, faced rioting charges for their roles in a protest that turned into a viole...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Former Hong Kong Exchange Official Arrested in Graft Probe Hong Kong’s anticorruption watchdog arrested a former high-ranking official at the city’s stock exchange for allegedly rigging the approval system for companies applying to go public....
14:17, 06/27/2019

US Official Urges "All Sides To Refrain From Violence" In Hong Kong A senior official in the administration of US President Donald Trump on Monday urged "all sides" to avoid violence in Hong Kong, while calling for political tolerance....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Senior Official Urges Protesters to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to suspend debate on a contentious extradition bill....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Official Predicts Delay on Unpopular Extradition Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
11:17, 06/14/2019

Chinese Official Warns Hong Kong Protesters Against ‘Color Revolution’ “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police....
14:00, 08/08/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
11:34, 07/11/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong again backs leader amid crisis China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing continues to support Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
10:34, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing policy with China said on Friday....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Chinese official says Hong Kong facing biggest crisis since 1997 Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
05:34, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday amid more anti-government protests in the Asian financial hub....
04:00, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong facing biggest crisis since handover-senior China official Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday, as more protests were set to rock the Asian financial hub....
05:34, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong faces worst crisis in 20 years, senior Chinese official says A senior Chinese official said Wednesday that Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis in more than 20 years after months of frequently violent protests that started over a now-suspended controversial extradition law....
13:34, 08/07/2019

Chinese Official Calls Turmoil in Hong Kong Worst Since 1997 Handover “The violence is getting more and more intense” in Hong Kong, the mainland official said just days after protests and a citywide strike resulted in clashes with the police....
12:34, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include visas, law enforcement and investment....
06:51, 08/14/2019

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —contentious legislation to allow extraditions to China that opponents say must be scrapped entirely....
13:17, 06/16/2019

Government Issues Expression Of Interest For Six P-75 (I) Submarines This is second project undertaken under the latest Strategic Partnership model, with the first being the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters....
14:17, 06/24/2019

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
16:34, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Chinese official urged Hong Kong villagers to drive off protesters before violence at train station A week before suspected triad gang members attacked protesters and commuters at a rural Hong Kong train station last Sunday, an official from China's representative office urged local residents to drive away any activists....
09:17, 07/26/2019

April Dawn Alison's photography: 'the unregulated expression of and for the self' Alison reveals a self-contained world where a deeply internalized identity is produced and seenIn April Dawn Alison’s photography, her solitude manifests an interior space where art and sexuality coincide, where a singular body represents divergent selves – creator and object, dominator and subjugat...
15:17, 07/17/2019

Photojournalist Shawkan: How to explain the repression of freedom of expression On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan writes about his experience in 'half-day imprisonment' following his release from jail and the need for states to protect freedom of expression....
18:00, 05/03/2019

'We feel empowered': Saudi women relish their new freedoms New laws on travel, divorce and applying for documents have largely been embracedSaudi women have largely embraced new laws allowing them to travel, divorce, and apply for official documents without the permission of a male guardian, and claimed conservative resistance to the sweeping decrees is doo...
07:17, 08/03/2019

See Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's Expression When They Saw Their Daughter for the First Time Nothing lasts quite like a first impression, and this was one Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are never going to forget. Union and Wade welcomed their first child together, Kaavia James......
01:00, 05/13/2019

Faith and freedoms: why evangelicals profess unwavering love for Trump The faithful have been ardent supporters who turn a blind eye to the president’s moral indiscretions in favor of agenda When Donald Trump took the stage last month at a mega-conference for the Faith and Freedom Coalition, the country’s largest organization of evangelical Christians, he was granted a...
15:34, 07/07/2019

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
02:51, 07/20/2019

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
14:34, 07/04/2019

New President of top UN economic and social body to push for development financing, fundamental freedoms ‘for all’ In her inaugural speech as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Mona Juul, of Norway, underscored that the body’s mandate today remains “as relevant and compelling” as it did back in 1945 when it was tasked with “fostering international cooperation on economic, socia...
20:51, 07/25/2019

Kim Jong Un ‘very surprised’ at Trump offer to meet, calls handshake ‘expression that today is different from yesterday’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un ‘very surprised’ at Trump offer to meet, calls handshake ‘expression that today is different from yesterday’...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of expression and opinion, and the right to peaceful assembly and association....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Car security: how to keep your car and driveway protected Tips & advice 26 Jun, 2019 From simple to hi-tech, we look at some of the best ways to help prevent you from having your car or its contents stolen...
11:34, 06/27/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essential’ for free expression....
21:51, 07/11/2019

Arizona snake to get protected habitat A unique and local snake native to Arizona has won a protected habitat. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed to designate a protected habitat in Arizona for the narrow headed Mexican Garter Snake, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. Jenny Loda, a biologist and attorney working for...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Slack ups security to keeps your chats protected Slack has revealed a raft of new security upgrades as it looks to provide a secure way for businesses to share and collaborate online.The popular messaging app, which now has over over 10 million daily active users worldwide, has unveiled a number of updates aimed at making sure company data stays s...
13:34, 08/07/2019

Use a fitness app to track your workouts? Your data may not be as protected as you think USA TODAY Sports examined what popular fitness-tracking hardware and app companies state in privacy statements and terms of service. Is your info safe?       ...
18:34, 08/16/2019

Tuna are spawning in marine protected areas Marine protected areas are large swaths of coastal seas or open ocean that are protected by governments from activities such as commercial fishing and mining. Such marine sanctuaries have had rehabilitating effects on at-risk species living within their borders. But it’s been less clear how they ben...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Protected hen harriers are vanishing under suspicious circumstances A study that tracked 58 hen harriers over a decade found that most of the birds disappeared without a trace – and this was more likely to happen on grouse moors...
00:34, 04/29/2019

'Historic day for Scotland' as beavers get protected status New legislation makes it illegal to kill beavers or destroy dams and lodges without a licenceWildlife campaigners have hailed a “historic day for Scotland” as beavers are granted protected status nearly a decade after their successful reintroduction in Argyll.It is now illegal to kill the animals, o...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Wearing natural hair, braids now protected in New York A new state law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlaws racial discrimination based on natural hairstyles. Here's what people are saying about it.        ...
04:51, 08/14/2019

A 'miracle' healing gel, a cult-like following, and a fiercely protected empire Self described ‘gellers’ tout Somaderm as a double-barreled miracle elixir: a gold mine and a fountain of youth. But past users have reported alarming symptoms – and their attempt at speaking out is met with legal threatsCharli Johnson says she first discovered the gel last May, two and a half years...
14:51, 05/01/2019

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
08:51, 07/31/2019

The 'Funnies' Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies on D-Day Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the beach. Thousands of American, British, and Canadian troops, many simple riflemen, were hurled against beach defenses occupying German troops had spent y...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Trump dunes at Scottish course may lose protected status LONDON (AP) — Scottish Natural Heritage says the sand dunes at Donald Trump’s golf resort north of Aberdeen may lose their protected status after being affected by the course’s construction. SNH’s Sally Thomas said Friday “we have found there is no longer a reason to protect ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

North Korea official tells U.S. counterpart talks to begin soon: senior U.S. official A North Korean official told a White House National Security Council counterpart last week that working-level talks to revive denuclearization negotiations with North Korea would start very soon, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday....
01:51, 07/31/2019

I've protected many, Assange tells UK court as he fights U.S. extradition warrant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected "many people" and refused to agree to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history....
15:51, 05/02/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was...
19:17, 04/28/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Why the dunes at Trump's Scottish golf course may lose their protected status The sand dunes on the Trump International golf course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, are expected to lose their protected conservation designation, the government said Friday....
22:34, 06/28/2019

If you aren't sure if you're protected from measles, a simple test can check your immunity Thanks to a despicable misinformation campaign by the anti-vaccine movement, measles, a disease once thought eradicated, has made a roaring comeback, with cases in 2019 having reached the highest level in 27 years, even though it's only May....
23:34, 05/30/2019

Dunes at Trump golf course in Scotland to lose protected status Agency wants to remove golf course area from Forevan Links site of special scientific interestThe spectacular sand dunes at Donald Trump’s golf course in Aberdeenshire are expected to be stripped of their special conservation status.Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), a government conservation agency, ...
11:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. to provide licenses for sales to Huawei if national security protected The U.S. Department of Commerce will issue licenses to U.S. companies seeking to sell to Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday....
17:00, 07/09/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comprehensive effort yet to track the erosion of prote...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Police: ‘Guardian angel’ pigeon protected driver from getting a ticket BERLIN — Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the right moment. Perhaps inspired by this week’s Ascension Day national Christian holiday, Viersen police said: “the Holy Ghost mu...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Mylan Deal Furthers Pfizer CEO's Bet on Patent-Protected Drugs A deal to merge Pfizer Inc.’s off-patent drugs business with generic drugmaker Mylan NV caps new Pfizer Chief Executive Albert Bourla’s remodeling of one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies....
08:51, 07/30/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be protected”....
18:51, 04/28/2019

At the Heart of Gold: how 'predatory' institutions protected Larry Nassar In a shocking new documentary, film-maker Erin Lee Carr cracks open the network that allowed an Olympic coach to molest at least 250 women and girlsFor more than two decades, Larry Nassar used his position as an osteopathic physician at Michigan State University and longtime doctor for the United St...
17:51, 05/03/2019

German police: “Guardian angel” pigeon protected speeder Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at the right moment...
16:17, 05/28/2019

Charlottesville Confederate Statues Are Protected by State Law, Judge Rules The ruling, part of a slow-moving legal battle, comes nearly two years after a deadly white nationalist rally to protest the removal of one of the statues....
11:51, 05/01/2019

UK creates 'blue belt' of marine protected areas twice England's size Conservationists say protection contributes to stop of marine damaging activitiesAn area nearly twice the size of England will become a “blue belt” of protected waters after the government created 41 new marine conservation zones.The short-snouted seahorse, the ocean quahog, ross worm reefs and blue...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Tumblr transformed me but now it's just another place for people already protected by the mainstream | Jonno Revanche The aspects which separated Tumblr from Facebook have been lostMy early ventures into the social realms of the internet were filled with hopes of wish fulfillment; dreams of what I previously thought impossible.There’s me, pre-pubescent, eager to connect with others like myself, shitposting on popul...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
04:51, 07/28/2019

ICE releases list of accused murderers, rapists protected under state's sanctuary law Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in the Pacific Northwest are taking the unusual step of criticizing Washington state’s new sanctuary state law and giving detailed examples of the danger they believe it presents to the public....
21:51, 06/25/2019

Kentucky farmers say federally protected vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to death....
17:34, 07/01/2019

After Tiananmen, the U.S. Protected Chinese Students in America. 30 Years Later, Uighurs Say It’s Time to Do the Same for Them After the crackdown on student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, many Chinese students studying in the U.S. were fearful of returning home as authorities continued to arrest supporters of the uprising. Jian Tang, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin, describe...
20:51, 05/31/2019

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a buzzer so she could be on call around the clock. As...
11:17, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. to provide licenses for sales to Huawei if national security protected The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell American-made goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, but left key questions unanswered about what products will pass muster....
21:34, 07/09/2019

Ben Shapiro: Rep Tlaib 'part of an anti-Semitic contingent' protected by Democratic leadership Conservative commentator and The Daily Wire editor-in-chief, Ben Shapiro, lashed out at Rep. Rashida Tlaib Monday calling her part of an "anti-Semitic contingent" of the Democratic Party for making controversial comments about the Holocaust....
05:00, 05/14/2019

City moving forward with protected bike lane in Brooklyn after cyclist deaths The city announced Tuesday it will finally move forward with a stalled plan to build a protected bike lane along Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue — after two cyclists were fatally hit by vehicles nearby this year. The city had been planning a pedaling path stretching four miles from Atlantic Ave...
07:34, 08/07/2019

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
20:34, 07/09/2019

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting enthusiasts....
16:51, 06/06/2019

Gangster John Dillinger’s body reportedly to be exhumed from heavily-protected grave for undisclosed reason The remains of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger – reportedly entombed beneath 5,000 pounds of concrete at an Indianapolis cemetery – are set to be exhumed decades after the infamous killer was gunned down by FBI agents....
23:17, 07/30/2019

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, so you can focus on the rest of your barbecue preparations....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an entrepreneur, a restaurateur, a support worker. Ther...
14:00, 07/19/2019

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed....
21:17, 06/18/2019

In Arunachal Pradesh's New Assembly, 20 First-Time Legislators Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from the Janata Dal (United), two from National People's Party (NPP) and one Independent....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Someone Needs to Buy the Aston Martin Vanquish Assembly Line Before I Do After an initial deal went sour, Aston Martin is still looking for a buyer for the complete production kit for its Vanquish. In order to help Aston find the £19 million (about $23.5 million) the deal was supposed to net, as well as a place to put the contents of its St. Athan plant before DBX produc...
21:17, 07/27/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by consensus Tuesday. It was co-sponsored by Brazil, Canad...
01:34, 05/29/2019

FCA to let Detroiters apply for new assembly plant jobs first Fiat Chrysler has pledged to hire local residents and invest $13.8 million in community improvements, education and workforce training as part of a planned $2.5 billion investment in two Detroit assembly plants....
18:51, 04/28/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Commons select committees announced the assembly on ...
16:17, 06/20/2019

Russia to return to Council of Europe assembly Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over the illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Jayme Closs honored by Wisconsin Assembly A 13-year-old teenager who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored by state lawmakers as a "hometown hero." (May 15)        ...
05:17, 05/16/2019

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years. The Wall Street Journal reported the plan Friday, citing unidentified people familiar with the move...
20:17, 06/28/2019

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
22:34, 08/05/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising rent more than 7% plus inflation over the course o...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Bill Against Lynching Introduced In Rajasthan Assembly The Rajasthan government on Tuesday introduced a Bill in the assembly, proposing up to life imprisonment in cases of lynching and naming senior police officers as "coordinators" to prevent such mob......
21:51, 07/30/2019

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
22:34, 08/05/2019

Afghan Leader Hosts Peace-Plan Assembly Afghan President Ashraf Ghani convened a rare assembly of prominent Afghans to hammer out an approach to peace talks with the Taliban, the latest attempt by the U.S.-backed government to insert itself into the peace process....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
23:34, 07/02/2019

BJP Wins 41 Seats In 60-Member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly The BJP has won 41 seats in the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly after results of all the constituencies were announced, an election official said today....
11:17, 05/25/2019

| Council of Europe assembly authorises Russia's return The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has agreed to allow Russian representatives to return to the body, five years after it was stripped of its voting rights over the annexation of Crimea....
14:17, 06/25/2019

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:00, 07/19/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
19:34, 06/09/2019

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
01:17, 06/20/2019

‘You Should Be in the Kitchen’: At Afghan Assembly, Women Are Told They Don’t Belong Female delegates trying to speak on peace with the Taliban were told to sit down and shut up, raising fears that future governments will not protect their rights....
17:51, 05/03/2019

US backs calls for Taiwan to get role at UN health assembly The United States is backing calls for Taiwan to be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency’s biggest annual gathering, the U.S. health secretary said Monday....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Voting In Progress For Panaji Assembly Constituency Bypoll Voting is in progress for the bypoll to the Panaji assembly constituency since morning, which was necessitated due to the death of former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar in March....
07:51, 05/19/2019

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
21:34, 06/14/2019

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
00:51, 07/19/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
00:17, 05/11/2019

Email Us Issues To Be Raised In Assembly: DMK Chief MK Stalin DMK President MK Stalin on Monday asked the people of Tamil Nadu to e-mail them the issues that need to be raised in the ensuing Assembly session beginning on June 28....
20:51, 06/24/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, has asked for a second opinion on extending......
05:17, 05/02/2019

Rajasthan Assembly Introduces Bill Against Dishonour Killing The Rajasthan government on Tuesday introduced a bill in the assembly to curb incidents of dishonour killing in the state with the provision of punishment of death penalty or life imprisonment for......
17:17, 07/30/2019

BJP Wins All 4 Assembly Bypolls In Gujarat, Tally Crosses 100 The ruling BJP in Gujarat has won all the four Assembly seats where by-elections were held along with the Lok Sabha polls. With this, the tally of the ruling party now stands at 104 in the 182-member......
13:00, 05/24/2019

The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is g The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is gone. In March, former Tales producer Hideo Baba, who had been working on a new game for Studio Istolia, left the company. The status of the game, known as Project Prelude Rune, is still unclear. ...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand's king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions will affect national security and the people's well-bring....
12:51, 05/24/2019

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
00:34, 07/20/2019

Sushma Swaraj Was Extraordinary Woman : UN General Assembly President Sushma Swaraj died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant for retrofitting vehicles with autonomous car technology....
18:51, 04/28/2019

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Stand By Decision, Won't Attend Assembly, Say Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Hailing the Supreme Court direction on Karnataka political crisis, rebel Congress-JDS lawmakers camping in Mumbai said there is no question of going back on their resignations from the Assembly or......
12:00, 07/17/2019

PM Modi Likely To Attend UN General Assembly Meet In September: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the US in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is likely to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip, community......
00:17, 07/13/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Defender assembly moved from UK to Slovakia Jaguar Land Rover is to assemble its new Defender model in Slovakia. The announcement came as the UK's auto association warned of a 30% fall in output in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Kidnap victim Jayme Closs honored by Wisconsin Assembly MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 13-year-old teenager who was held prisoner in a Wisconsin cabin for three months before escaping her abductor is being honored by state lawmakers as a “hometown hero.” Jayme Closs appeared with family members and friends to receive her honor in the Assembly chamber...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Politicians In J&K Slam Centre Over Report Of Redrawing Assembly Segments Mainstream parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted sharply to reports that the Centre was planning delimitation in the state, claiming it was an obvious attempt to "inflict another emotional......
08:00, 06/05/2019

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
04:34, 06/12/2019

J&K BJP Bats For Assembly Polls In November After Nomads Return To Plains The BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Tuesday said assembly elections should be held in November after over 30 lakh nomads return from the state's high-altitude areas to the plains....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Section 144 To Be Imposed Near Karnataka Assembly Ahead Of Trust Vote Ahead of the vote of confidence in Karnataka Legislative Assembly, Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar on Saturday issued a prohibitory order to impose Section 144 within a two-kilometre radius of the......
04:17, 07/28/2019

Agreement With Congress On 240 Maharashtra Assembly Seats: Sharad Pawar Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said his party and the Congress had come to an agreement on 240 of the 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra, polls for which are scheduled for......
10:17, 07/28/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and now the measure is expected to be approved by the legislature before it adjourns next week. The hotly contested legisla...
22:17, 06/13/2019

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra, the Election Commission said today. The annual......
01:17, 06/05/2019

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the deaths of more than 150 children due to acute......
13:34, 07/02/2019

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, a top aide of the premier said on......
21:00, 06/19/2019

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
10:34, 06/13/2019

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Hyundai And Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
11:51, 05/28/2019

Odisha Lok Sabha Result To Be Declared Late Due To Assembly Vote Counting The declaration of election results of Lok Sabha in Odisha is likely to be delayed compared to other states since votes for assembly polls will also have to be counted, a senior election official said......
23:00, 05/13/2019

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the bill’s language watered down the legislation....
09:51, 05/30/2019

Top Court Asks Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Meet Assembly Speaker At 6pm The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of rebel Congress-JD(S) lawmakers alleging that the Karnataka Assembly Speaker was not accepting their resignations deliberately as the political crisis in......
10:00, 07/11/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
07:17, 05/30/2019

Sharad Pawar Holds Meetings To Prepare For Maharashtra Assembly Polls Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders are holding meetings to identify candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for later this year, a party functionary......
20:00, 06/21/2019

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
20:34, 06/01/2019

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly election in the state....
19:51, 07/08/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
14:34, 05/22/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s fate is uncertain the state Senate. Gov. Andrew ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
03:17, 05/30/2019

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of the United Nations General Assembly told gender equality leaders on Monday....
04:00, 07/16/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to mull over that its title would imply. Here’s the ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh's Assets Up By 50% Since 2016 Assembly Polls BJP's West Bengal President and party's candidate for Midnapore Lok Sabha constituency, Dilip Ghosh has declared assets, including movable and immovable, worth Rs 45.36 lakh, up by nearly 50 per cent......
00:51, 05/07/2019

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
09:17, 08/01/2019

‘Summon the spirit of San Francisco’, says General Assembly President on UN Charter anniversary Reaffirming faith in human rights, promoting social justice and saving the world from the “scourge of war”: just some of the founding principles of the United Nations, which appear in the Organization’s bedrock Charter, signed exactly 74 years ago in San Francisco....
03:51, 06/27/2019

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
22:34, 07/21/2019

Swaraj India To Fight Haryana Assembly Polls: Yogendra Yadav The Swaraj India will fight the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, projecting the outfit as a viable alternative to the ruling BJP, party leader Yogendra Yadav said today....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
19:34, 06/09/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Alpesh Thakor Quits Assembly After Voting In Gujarat Rajya Sabha By-Polls Two Congress lawmakers quit the Gujarat assembly today, apparently after voting against the party candidate in the ongoing by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats. Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala had......
14:00, 07/05/2019

Venezuela's constituent assembly head calls on supporters to rally by presidential palace Diosdado Cabello, the head of Venezuela's pro-government constituent assembly, called on supporters of President Nicolas Maduro to rally at the presidential palace after opposition leader Juan Guaido said troops had joined him to oust Maduro....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Sushil Kumar Modi Rakes Up Fodder Scam In Assembly, Leaves RJD Fuming Irregular expenditures in excess of Rs 650 crore between 1987 and 1997 - the period during which the fodder scam happened - are being scrutinized by courts probing the multi-crore-rupee scandal, Bihar......
07:00, 07/25/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and pending Assembly election, officials said....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Venezuela: Maduro regime has 'kidnapped' national assembly vice president, says Guaidó Intelligence agents surrounded Edgar Zambrano and towed away the car he was in as crackdown widensThe crackdown against politicians involved in last week’s failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro has intensified with secret police seizing the vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament in...
04:34, 05/09/2019

Back home in Indiana: Bob Knight buys house three miles from Assembly Hall Bob Knight was fired from Indiana in 2000, but he recently bought a home near the campus in Bloomington for $600,000 after appearances in state.       ...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists to work hard as she is confident of bouncing back......
23:17, 07/05/2019

Apple Risks Infuriating the White House as It Reportedly Moves Assembly of Mac Pro to China Back in 2012, it was a Big Deal when Apple decided to assemble the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas. Fast forward seven years, and now it seems Apple will manufacture the new Mac Pro will be built in China, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read more......
03:00, 06/29/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Mamata Banerjee Calls For Meeting To Discuss 2021 Assembly Poll Strategy In a bid to revamp the party organisation ahead of the 2021 assembly polls in West Bengal and discuss its strategy for it, the Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has called a meeting of party......
04:17, 07/28/2019

Karnataka Assembly Monsoon Session To Begin Today Amid Political Turmoil The 11-day monsoon session of the Karnataka legislature will begin today with the H D Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) coalition government on a sticky wicket following resignation of 18 of its......
07:00, 07/12/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly said on Wednesday....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
02:17, 06/14/2019

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next President of the General Assembly....
20:51, 06/04/2019

High Tax On Luxury Cars Restricting Market, Preventing Local Assembly Of More Models: Jaguar Land Ro The auto industry has been going through a slump in volumes since the past eight months and sales continue to remain disappointing as we move into the ninth month of this de-growth. Luxury carmakers......
15:00, 07/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo surpasses 2,000 cases; and...
22:17, 06/04/2019

'God didn't want me to die': Rabbi protected children in synagogue shooting despite losing index finger Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein said he watched the gunman shoot Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, who friends say took bullets intended for the rabbi.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Cowboys' Tyrone Crawford pleads not guilty to misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly in Florida, per court records Tyrone Crawford pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unlawful assembly, court records show. The charge stems from a March 15 bar fight in Panama City Beach, Fla.        ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
21:51, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
23:34, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
11:51, 05/08/2019

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
10:18, 08/14/2019

Boris Johnson holds talks with Irish political leaders in effort to get Northern Ireland Assembly 'up and running' Boris Johnson met political leaders in Northern Ireland today as he sought to get its assembly "up and running" to break one of the Brexit deadlocks....
20:17, 07/31/2019

|AiraccessimportantifSAwants5millionmoretourists-official Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism....
20:34, 05/05/2019

iOS 13 is official, here are all the new features Apple today announced the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system – iOS 13. This happened at the company's annual developer conference, WWDC.iOS 13 is scheduled to be officially released this September, along with the launch of the iPhone 11 line.The thirteenth version of iOS remains tr...
03:34, 06/04/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Get the official app TNW Conference, our tech festival in Amsterdam, is only ten days away. As the countdown approaches zero, we want to make sure you have everything you’ll need at the touch of a button. That’s why we built our very own TNW2019 app. The TNW2019 app The easiest way to make the most of TNW Conference is ...
20:51, 04/29/2019

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM now official Canon has officially announced details of the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM, the first of six new lenses for the RF mount.Said to have the highest resolution of a Canon lens launched to date, the wide-aperture RF 85mm f/1.2L USM is designed for users of the EOS R and EOS RP mirrorless models. The optics...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession' The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
22:34, 05/20/2019

Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan: Official Two US soldiers were killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO announced -- the latest international military casualties as Washington seeks a way out of America's longest war....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
17:51, 05/18/2019

Tamron makes its SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD official Tamron has confirmed full details of its previously announced SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD (Model F045) lens. The optic, which was announced as being under development back in February, will be made available for users of full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs, such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and Nikon D850. ...
12:34, 06/06/2019

"Shoddy" Huawei needs to get better, UK cyber official says "Shoddy" Chinese technology firm Huawei has a lot of work to do and needs to improve as its current security is worse than that of its Western competitors, a senior British cyber security official said on Thursday....
15:51, 06/06/2019

StarCraft Gets An Official Cartoon Makeover Blizzard is going to release a graphics pack for Starcraft: Remastered that transforms the game, giving it the look of Carbot Animations’ Starcrafts series....
07:00, 06/21/2019

After ICE raids, some children still are without a parent, official says Some children whose parents were detained in immigration raids in Mississippi last week still do not have at least one parent with them, a Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services spokeswoman said Thursday....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in the killing of his 44-year-old son and reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others...
10:17, 06/03/2019

Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900% MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say more than 5,000 Cubans have visited the Central American country this year, a 900% percent increase over the full 2018 figure. It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts from Cuban migrants who say they passed through Nicaragua en route to the U.S.-Mex...
21:17, 05/15/2019

It’s (almost) official — Trump to announce reelection bid It’s almost official — President Trump says he’ll announce June 18 that he’s running for a second term. He’ll launch his presidential run in a 20,000-seat arena in Orlando, Florida, with First Lady Melania, Vice President Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence at his side, ...
05:34, 06/01/2019

Trump receives official welcome at Palace US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania were greeted Monday on the grand lawn of Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II with a Guard of Honor formed by the Grenadier Guards wearing the traditional bearskin hats. (June 3)        ...
17:34, 06/03/2019

It's Official: Beyoncé Belongs in the Smithsonian Last year, Beyoncé helped make history when she approved Tyler Mitchell to photograph her for the cover of the September 2018 issue of American Vogue, making the then-23-year-old the first black photographer—and one of the youngest—to shoot the cover of the world’s best-known fashion magazine in its...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Belarus received 250,000 T less oil due to contamination - official Belarus received 250,000 tonnes less oil than it should have done from Russia due to a major pipeline contamination and Minsk expects Moscow to compensate it for that shortfall, Belarus's Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
12:17, 06/28/2019

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to take in....
03:17, 05/30/2019

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mexican official said....
00:00, 07/06/2019

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued that this information is nothing new, and the government needs to do something about it....
23:17, 05/29/2019

Huawei's first phone with a pop-out camera is now official Over the past year or so Huawei has welcomed the notch with open arms. Nowadays, though, most companies are looking for ways to remove it and, as it turns out, Huawei is no different.Two-tone design and a huge displayCalled the Huawei P Smart Z, the company’s latest smartphone represents both its ne...
23:51, 05/08/2019

Another Top EPA Official Is Out Amid Ethics Scandal The mastermind behind the Trump administration’s pro-coal alternative to Obama’s Clean Power Plan is out, reportedly another victim of an ethics scandal....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Top U.S. auto safety official to step down Heidi King, a key player in efforts by the Trump administration to roll back the nation's light-vehicle fuel-efficiency rules, will step down at the end of the month as acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
10:17, 08/13/2019

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday....
11:34, 05/24/2019

Aadhaar Can Be Used For Cash Transactions Above Rs 50,000: Official The Aadhaar can now be quoted for cash transactions of more than Rs 50,000 and all other purposes where traditionally income tax PAN number was a must, according to a top official....
17:52, 07/06/2019

Top U.S. auto safety official to depart The top U.S. auto safety official, a key player in efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to rollback the nation's vehicle fuel efficiency requirements, will step down at the end of the month, the Transportation Department announced on Monday....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Six Official Gundam Sneakers Released Gundam has a long history of inspiring sneakers and sneaker colourways, but these three shoes from Chinese company 361 Degrees are the result of an official collaboration....
02:34, 06/18/2019

It's Official, Disney Takes Over Hulu Last month, reports teased a potential future in which Disney’s unrelenting path towards total media consolidation extended to the Hulu universe, and today, that dream has been realized.Read more......
18:51, 05/14/2019

Behold, Official Castle in the Sky Sunglasses Castle in the Sky themed sunglasses are going on sale in Japan. Muska’s tinted lenses are getting real-world recreations and Pazu’s goggles are also being reworked as glasses....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan said at a brief news conference in Washington that the n...
22:00, 06/28/2019

‘Gaming Disorder’ Is a Now an Official Medical Condition, According to the WHO Nearly anywhere you go, it’s easy to find children and adults alike transfixed by their phones, and while texting and social media certainly claim a big part of that attention, increasingly it’s gaming that’s drawing us in. At the World Health Organization’s World Health Asse...
12:17, 05/29/2019

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
00:17, 06/05/2019

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 19)        ...
23:34, 06/19/2019

Ex-Caribbean soccer official hit with $79 million judgment A former Caribbean soccer official has been ordered to pay a $79 million penalty stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal       ...
21:51, 07/10/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an end to the nation’s role in driving climate chang...
03:17, 05/02/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
20:00, 07/10/2019

U.N. official says some Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied A United Nation expert said on Friday some Sri Lankan laws are "frequently applied" in a discriminatory manner and urged the government to address the root causes of public protests by treating everyone equally....
00:51, 07/27/2019

G20 climate talks will be difficult: German official Discussions on climate change will be particularly tough at the G20 summit of leading economies in Osaka, Japan, this year, a German government official said on Wednesday....
18:34, 06/26/2019

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scientific evidence emerges that it has breached its commitments....
05:00, 06/18/2019

FAA official on Boeing's 737 MAX return to service: 'We don't have a timeline' The acting administrator for the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that the agency had no specific timeline for the return to service of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has been grounded in the wake of deadly crashes....
19:17, 07/25/2019

Official: Serbia could ditch EU bid, turn to Russia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s pro-Russian defense minister says the Balkan country could ditch its European Union membership goals for close ties with Moscow. In blunt comments to a pro-government TV channel Thursday, Aleksandar Vulin said that “in case the EU doesn’t want Serbi...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Europe would respond to U.S. auto tariffs, top EU official says Sabine Weyand, the European Commission's director general of trade, struck a conciliatory but firm tone in remarks during her first official visit to Washington since taking on her new role a month ago....
04:17, 07/23/2019

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
21:51, 05/26/2019

China Will Continue To Import Iranian Oil, Says Official China said Friday it would import Iranian oil in defiance of US sanctions on Tehran, a day before US and Chinese leaders are to meet to try to resolve thorny trade disputes....
22:51, 06/28/2019

WHO classifies 'burnout' as an official medical diagnosis While in years past it may have fallen between the cracks of medical conditions or given a different umbrella name, medical professionals can now make the legitimate diagnosis of “burnout.”...
00:51, 05/29/2019

Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling of “burn-out” is just one of the many pleasures of modern lives, juggling work, family, f...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition Most of us have experienced a vague sense of feeling “burned out” by work, but now there’s a specific definition for what that actually means. The World Health Organization recently updated their International Classification of Disease codes (ICD-11) to define burnout as a syndrome with three dimens...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Official: Car bomb explodes near LNA leaders, 4 killed An Interior Ministry official with Libya’s east-based government says a bomb-laden vehicle exploded near a group of leaders of the aligned Libya National Army, killing four people and wounding 33 others...
16:51, 07/11/2019

Kailash Vijayvargiya Says Not Aware Of Any Notice To Son Who Hit Official Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya today claimed he was not aware about the party issuing any show-cause notice to his legislator son Akash, who thrashed a civic body......
17:52, 07/06/2019

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guidelines have been voted on by a panel of experts that includes:...
17:17, 05/25/2019

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
14:34, 05/23/2019

‘Psychological torture’ used on Julian Assange, U.N. official says Extraditing the WikiLeaks founder to the United States would threaten his human rights, said Nils Melzer, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment....
22:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei: official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersecurity official said on Monday....
17:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei - official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersecurity official said on Monday....
15:34, 04/29/2019

New torture claims in US case against ex-Sri Lankan official WASHINGTON (AP) — New claims of abuse and torture have been made in an American court against military and police forces led by Sri Lanka’s former defense secretary. The lawsuit says government officials repeatedly tortured and raped political opponents, in some cases branding them with hot me...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Official says Pakistan to get Saudi oil on credit as of July ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the much-anticipated Saudi oil will start flowing to Islamabad as of July, with payments deferred for three years. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says the buy-now-pay-later deal with the kingdom, reached last October, will enable this cash-strapped Islamic nation to o...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and who has negotiated with multiple U.S. heads of state, has family ...
06:34, 05/14/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:34, 07/09/2019

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Audi to replace TT with new electric sports car: Official News 23 May, 2019 Audi comes clean that the car to replace the current TT will be all-electric. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
03:34, 05/24/2019

As Boeing targets October, FAA official says no timeline for 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration distanced itself on Thursday from suggestions by Boeing that its grounded 737 MAX could resume flying passengers in October, saying regulators do not have a timeline for vetting safety upgrades....
23:34, 07/25/2019

Finally, the Sony FE 35mm F1.8 lens is official There's long been a 35mm f/1.8-shaped hole in Sony's FE lens line up. But now finally, after plenty of speculation that it was about to do so, Sony has confirmed the optic's existence. The FE 35mm F/1.8 is designed for Sony's full-frame Alpha models, which include the A7 III...
18:17, 07/09/2019

It's Official: Friends Is Leaving Netflix for HBO Max in 2020 Friends will be there for you, just not on Netflix. All 10 seasons beloved Emmy-winning comedy is officially leaving Netflix at the end of 2019 and will exclusively live on WarnerMedia's new......
21:51, 07/09/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behold, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is already here — we...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Iranian official warns more US spy drones can be blown out of the sky An Iranian military official said Monday that Tehran is capable of shooting down more American spy drones as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer, according to a report out of the country....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the three-times Formula One world champion, IndyCar said on Friday....
02:51, 05/25/2019

US official: Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuke test ban WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence official says Russia “probably” is not adhering to a moratorium on nuclear weapons testing. The statement was made Wednesday by the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley. Speaking at the Hudson Institute, Ashley said Rus...
01:17, 05/30/2019

U.K. Austerity Has Inflicted ‘Great Misery,’ U.N. Official Says In a scathing final report on the impact of budget cuts in Britain, an expert on extreme poverty compared the overhauls to the Victorian workhouse system....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Official: Likely tornado destroys motel in Oklahoma EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area. Meteorologist Rick Smith in Norman says the suspected twister hit El Reno on Saturday night as a powerful storm system rolled through the state. Smith say...
09:51, 05/26/2019

Government To Privatise Around 25 Airports In Next Phase, Says Official After privatising six airports, the government is set to privatise 20-25 more in the next phase, Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said today....
14:51, 07/26/2019

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu Fire and debris rained from the sky Monday over a suburban Honolulu community in a helicopter crash that killed three people aboard. Witness say they saw red flames and a helicopter plummeting down The FAA is investigating. (April 29)        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

US official says foreign election hacking is ‘inevitable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is “inevitable” and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior national security official, joined other government officials at a congressional hearing focused on how to sa...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
21:00, 05/23/2019

Top GOP official says there’s ‘no place’ for Trump’s rhetoric against Omar ​WASHINGTON — President Trump’s attacks against ​Democratic ​Rep. Ilhan Omar at a raucous rally Wednesday that prompted “Send her back” chants from his supporters were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that kind of talk,” said Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), cha...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Bentley EXP 100 GT Teased Ahead Of Official Reveal The new concept car will be a zero emissions car, however, will it be all electric or fuelled by hydrogen is something that the company has not let on....
09:51, 07/02/2019

New BMW X6 leaks ahead of tonight's official reveal Porsche Cayenne Coupe rival is seen to adopt evolutionary styling approach in new images, and is on sale later this year BMW is set to pull the covers off its new X6 late this evening, but what look like press images of the coupé-SUV have leaked out already. Published first on Instagram before a nu...
13:34, 07/02/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in Langkap district, said Friday the dead included thre...
10:51, 06/21/2019

Lemonade is now the official state drink of Arizona TUCSON – “Lemonade is the official state drink,” that is the lone sentence that made up House Bill 2692. First presented by Republican Rep. Warren Petersen, the bill made it through the House and then the Arizona Senate after two attempts. The bill made it to Gov. Doug Ducey’...
13:51, 05/14/2019

"US Closely Following Legislation On Territorial Status Of J&K": Official The US is closely following India's legislation regarding the new territorial status and governance of Jammu and Kashmir, a State Department official said on Wednesday, hours after Pakistan expelled......
05:00, 08/08/2019

Official says pro-company unions will melt away in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says a majority of the country’s labor contracts are probably fake, pro-company deals that provide only minimal wages and benefits. But the assistant secretary of labor says the unions behind those contracts are so weak that they will probably disappear on...
22:51, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Google to show ads on homepage of app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Jet Traveling From Las Vegas To Mexico Lost, Says Official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
23:34, 05/06/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Catch the official livestream Can’t make it to TNW Conference this week? We’re going to miss your face, but don’t you worry! Just like previous years, we’re live streaming on both days. You can catch most of the talks from the comfort of your couch. So get your sweatpants on – you’re (technically) going to TNW Conference! Catch ...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
18:34, 07/14/2019

Former top FBI official McCabe sues agency over firing Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated his constitutional rights to free speech and due process....
02:34, 08/09/2019

Get Your Kid Psyched About Chores by Giving Them an 'Official' Title Want to get your little kid excited about helping out around the house? Give them an official title. I tell you this as the mother of a renowned “orange monitor,” a position I gave my daughter when she was five. Her job was to alert me and her dad when we were running low on oranges, and then at the...
00:51, 07/13/2019

US official urges MPs to reconsider Huawei role A senior US cybersecurity official used a speech in parliament to urge the UK to ban Huawei from the rollout of 5G mobile networks.Huawei has long been excluded from America’s telecoms networks on national security grounds based on fears the company is required to install backdoors that could...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Trump warns Iran of retaliation, but says he’s against war: official Tehran received a message from President Trump warning that a retaliatory attack was imminent after Iran shot down a US drone — but saying he was against war and wanted to hold discussions, according to a report. “In his message, Trump said he was against any war with Iran and wanted to talk t...
18:17, 06/21/2019

Former Bush DOJ official says GOP call for Don Jr. to testify is 'intriguing' Former Deputy Attorney General Tom Dupree said Thursday that it was "intriguing" to hear that a Senate committee controlled by Republicans is demanding that Donald Trump Jr. return to testify....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Official: Canada to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. A senior government official said late Sunday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement Monday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not au...
04:34, 06/10/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a speech....
06:17, 05/10/2019

"He's A Novice": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Defends Son Who Hit Official Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya has defended his son Akash Vijayvargiya - a party lawmaker - who assaulted a civic official with a cricket bat in Madhya Pradesh's Indore last week, calling him......
11:00, 07/01/2019

Xiaomi Mi A3 with triple cameras and Snapdragon 665 goes official Just within a few hours of Xiaomi announcing its brand new Redmi K20 series in India, its Spain arm has unveiled the Mi A3. Succeeding the Mi A2 which is one of the most popular mid-range smartphones from 2018, the Mi A3 has received a full transformation, in line with Xiaomi's other smartphone...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Steam Is About to Drop Official Support for Ubuntu Valve is dropping official support for Ubuntu 19.10 and future releases for its mega-popular Steam video game distribution platform, per Engadget, as the upcoming version of the OS will eliminate updates to 32-bit x86 components. According to Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais, the company will “e...
23:34, 06/23/2019

US has ‘deep concerns’ about UN official’s trip to China The U.S. has expressed deep concerns to the U.N. about a reported trip by the U.N. counterterrorism chief to the restive Xinjiang region in China’s far west...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Former UAW official becomes 9th person charged in corruption probe Michael Grimes is the first former union official not connected to either the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center or the union's FCA department to be charged in the widening federal investigation....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Trump "Comfortable With Any Outcome" In Talks With Xi, Says US Official U.S. President Donald Trump views this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a chance to see where Beijing stands on the two countries' trade war, and is "comfortable with any outcome"......
06:17, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game K-Pop stars BTS have conquered the charts with their music and the box office with documentary "Burn the Stage: The Movie," and now they're aiming for mobile phones with the game BTS World....
07:00, 06/25/2019

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
17:17, 07/19/2019

| US will sanction Iran foreign minister: official The United States will blacklist Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and block "billions" more in Iranian assets as part of expanded sanctions, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Google pushes for an official web crawler standard One of the cornerstones of Google's business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that sites use to exclude some of their content from the search engine's web crawler, Googlebot. It minimizes pointless indexing and sometimes keeps s......
02:00, 07/02/2019

Official: Safety prioritized over abortion access A Missouri health official says patient safety takes priority over access to abortion after a judge holds another hearing on a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood to allow the state's only abortion clinic to keep its license. (June 5)        ...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
23:51, 07/11/2019

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed that its digital currency "can now said to be ready" after five years of work. Don't expect it to mimic crypto,......
12:34, 08/11/2019

New 2019 Kia XCeed SUV revealed in official image News 5 Jun, 2019 The new Kia XCeed is the latest member of the growing Ceed family, sitting between the Stonic and Sportage in the brand’s SUV range...
00:17, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political game."...
00:00, 05/20/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed....
00:51, 05/20/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night — the longest game (in terms of innings) ever played at Miller Park — that dropped them under .500, at 16-17, for the first ...
12:51, 05/05/2019

Imran Khan Not Received By Any Top US Official At Airport Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan may have been given a diplomatic snub when he arrived in Washington on his first US trip to reboot bilateral ties that have seen a slump in recent months....
14:17, 07/22/2019

BJP's Akash Vijayvargiya, Who Thrashed Official With Bat, Gets Bail BJP legislator Akash Vijayvargiya, who was arrested on Wednesday for thrashing a municipal official with a cricket bat, today got bail from a special court in Bhopal. He had earlier been sent to jail......
16:17, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Official says pilot radioed that he was lost NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the midtown Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:35 p.m. The pilot killed when his helicopter hit a New York City skyscraper in thick fog and rain radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to a heliport but couldn’t find it. That’s according...
03:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. has heard nothing from Iran on overtures for talks -official The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's overtures for direct talks, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Hey *bwarp* nerds, there's an official Rick And Morty D&D set on the way Good news for anyone who’s ever watched Adult Swim’s endlessly profane, relentlessly inventive Rick And Morty and thought “Gosh I wish I could be a quasi-omnipotent super scientist who ignores the emotional needs of the people around him, drinks constantly, and is generally completely immune to the ...
02:17, 05/18/2019

Additional rate cut may be necessary if US-China trade war persists, former top Fed official says The rate cut would act as a sort of "cushion" for the U.S. economy as the trade dispute weighs on business and consumer confidence, former Fed official Donald Kohn says....
23:51, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-No timeline for Boeing 737 MAX return to service -FAA official The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has no specific timeline for the return to service of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has been grounded following two deadly crashes, the agency's acting administrator said on Thursday....
19:17, 07/25/2019

China's Official Studio Ghibli Posters Are Excellent This month, Spirited Away will finally be officially released in Chinese movie theaters eighteen years after the movie first came out in Japan. To promote the release, artist Zao Dao created some truly wonderful posters....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
14:00, 07/11/2019

Spiked seltzers are the official cocktail of summer 2019 Move over margarita, arrivederci Aperol Spritz and good riddance rosé: The official drink of summer 2019 is spiked seltzer. The low-calorie, low-carb boozy beverage, which tastes like punched-up soda water with about as much alcohol as a typical light beer, is taking over picnics, poolsides, beer ai...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Senior US Official Warns Against Using 5G Tech From "Totalitarian States" The United States on Tuesday urged countries to consider long-term implications of adopting 5G technology from nations that have pursued a totalitarian vision of the role of the state in peoples''......
06:51, 07/31/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December only to show up to work the next day. Sources said Deanne Criswell, a principal at the safet...
07:17, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 2-No timeline for Boeing 737 MAX return to service -FAA official The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration distanced itself on Thursday from suggestions by Boeing that its grounded 737 MAX could resume flying passengers in October, saying regulators do not have a timeline for vetting safety upgrades....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
16:34, 06/17/2019

Iran uranium enrichment far beyond JCPOA limit, top official says Iran's top nuclear official said Monday Tehran has far surpassed the stockpile limit for uranium set by the 2015 agreement that sought to keep the nation from producing atomic weapons....
16:17, 07/08/2019

Colombia wants to become player in copper in next few years -government official Colombia is looking to become a notable producer of copper within the next few years, the head of the national mining agency said, in a bid to diversify its mining output without neglecting production of coal and gold....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Advance Warning Of Lanka Terror Attack Not Taken Seriously: Official Advance warning about an impending terror attack in Sri Lanka was "never a main point for discussion" during national intelligence coordination meetings, a senior police official Wednesday told a......
00:51, 05/30/2019

NMacedonia: Senior official arrested on suspicion of bribery SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s police say they have arrested a senior government official suspected of receiving a bribe of nearly 38,000 euros ($43,000) to favor a company. Police said Monday that a state secretary and former head of department in North Macedonia’s Min...
17:00, 06/10/2019

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to schedule a vote on it, a White House official said Wednesday....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Saradha Scam: CBI Questions Police Official For Over 9 Hours Police officer Arnab Ghosh, one of the SIT members that initially probed the Saradha scam, was grilled for more than nine hours by the CBI today over alleged suppression of evidence, sources said....
21:51, 05/29/2019

Alan Moore's retirement from comics is now apparently official For years, legendary comic book writer Alan Moore has been indicating that the final issue of The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume IV: The Tempest would be his final comic, and this week that issue finally hit shelves. Now, barring any announcements to the contrary, Moore is presumably shif...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Mexico Charges Former Oil Official With Bribery in Anticorruption Drive The administration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced its first major anti-corruption prosecution, delivering on a central campaign promise....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Top NHTSA official Heidi King to leave, report says King, who was never officially confirmed to lead the auto safety agency, has been a key figure in President Trump's effort to roll back Obama-era fuel economy rules for light vehicles....
22:17, 08/09/2019

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
23:34, 07/17/2019

Ukraine and IMF to prepare new aid programme after election: presidential official Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to prepare a new aid programme to be ready after a snap parliamentary election in July, top presidential official Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent A court in Argentina sentenced a former government official to six years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent...
00:17, 06/13/2019

At Least 10 Killed, 41 Injured As Three Blasts Rock Kabul: Official At least 10 people -- including several women and a child -- were killed and 41 others wounded by a series of blasts that rocked the Afghan capital Thursday ahead of the election season....
12:51, 07/25/2019

Listen to Mac Miller's First Official Posthumous Track ''Time'' Mac Miller's first posthumous song has been released, nine months after his death. Anderson .Paak's band, Free Nationals, dropped the chill track 'Time" with the......
06:00, 06/13/2019

Kyle Langford’s £1,000 fine for run-in with official ‘lenient’ and ‘derisory’ • British 800m runner appeared to grab 74-year-old by throat• Toni Minichiello among coaches to criticise UKA’s punishmentUK Athletics’ decision to fine Kyle Langford, the Commonwealth 800m silver medallist, £1,000 for an incident in which he appeared to grab a 74-year-old official by the throat has...
18:51, 07/17/2019

The WHO makes ‘gaming disorder’ official despite industry pushback The World Health Organization (WHO) over the weekend finalized the eleventh revision of its International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11), which now includes “gaming disorder” and “hazardous gaming” as part of its list of behavioral disorders. Naturally, t...
06:00, 05/29/2019

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a mystery....
03:00, 07/23/2019

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are prominent labor leaders. Shuler is secretary-trea...
09:00, 07/08/2019

Iran's leader says Tehran will not negotiate with U.S.: official website Iran will not negotiate over its nuclear and missile programs with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signaled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions were lifted....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Experts From India, Pakistan To Meet On July 14: Pak Official Experts from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday at the Wagah border to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues, Pakistan......
20:34, 07/11/2019

Ravi Shastri May Keep Job As Head Coach, Says BCCI Official Team India captain Virat Kohli and some of his boys are impressed with Ravi Shastri's style of functioning and want to retain him, a cricket board official told NDTV....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign. ...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27: Official An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
09:00, 07/19/2019

New Renault Zoe EV styling leaked ahead of official reveal Renault's redesigned electric small car will launch by the summer, and will evolve the existing themes of today's model The exterior styling of the next-generation Renault Zoe has leaked ahead of its official debut. The electric supermini, which is due to be revealed later this month, appeared on a...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox News Sunday.” “I think the president has expressed determination.” Cuccinelli pointed out that the ...
23:17, 07/07/2019

Russian track official faces doping suspension MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s second most powerful track official is facing suspension in a doping case, another blow to the country’s hopes of being reinstated in time for the world championships. The Russian track federation says senior vice president Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold meda...
15:00, 06/12/2019

A Top North Korean Official Reappears, but With His Status Damaged Kim Yong-chol, a North Korean party vice chairman, resurfaced in the public eye this week, despite reports that he had been banished to a labor camp....
06:17, 06/03/2019

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and France....
21:17, 06/11/2019

Virginia Gunman "Was In Good Standing" With His Employer, Says Official Virginia Beach Shooting: Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining......
03:34, 06/03/2019

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
00:17, 06/04/2019

Mississippi investigates shooting death of official’s father JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The father of Mississippi’s agriculture commissioner has died, and authorities are investigating whether he was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. The Simpson County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday it had “an officer-involved shooting.” The Mississippi...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Baldur’s Gate III is finally official, coming to PC and Stadia I thought LA had its smog problem under better control. [credit: Larian Studios ] After the game's existence was hinted at months ago and all but confirmed via website source scouring last ...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
01:34, 06/04/2019

ICE has begun raids to round up undocumented immigrants, official says Immigration authorities have begun conducting raids, a senior administration official said Sunday, in an operation expected to target about 2,000 undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country....
01:17, 07/15/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:17, 06/11/2019

New Generation Hyundai i10 Official Sketches Released For Europe Hyundai Motor unveiled the next generation Grand i10 Nios for the Indian market earlier this week, and now the manufacturer has released the first official sketch of the European-spec version. To be......
02:00, 08/09/2019

Official: Gunman's resignation email had no sign of shooting A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn't contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people....
16:51, 06/03/2019

Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch before death, official says Jeffrey Epstein was not on suicide watch when he apparently killed himself in the New York jail where he was being held on child sex trafficking charges, a spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons told the New York Post Saturday....
00:51, 08/11/2019

The Latest: Mexican official says tariff talks will continue WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods coming from Mexico (all times local): 7 p.m. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard says no agreement was reached on tariffs during Wednesday’s White House meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Sec...
03:51, 06/06/2019

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fernanda Flores earlier this year,......
19:34, 06/13/2019

Have Moved Out Of Official Bungalow Before Deadline: Jyotiraditya Scindia Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday said he had moved out of his official bungalow in Lutyens' Delhi before the deadline for vacating the house....
19:51, 07/26/2019

CBP Official Says HIV-Positive Status Justifies Family Separation The chief of law enforcement at the Customs and Border Protection agency said on Thursday an adult’s HIV-positive status is justification for separating them from their children....
16:17, 07/26/2019

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
04:51, 06/06/2019

| Official! Rassie strongly revisits Cake Tin recipe Enormous faith in the 2018 Wellingtonian heroes is the big hallmark of the Bok team for Saturday’s repeat against the All Blacks in that city, writes Rob Houwing....
16:17, 07/24/2019

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has resigned, reportedly amid disputes over immigration policy.The state department did not comment on the departure of Kimberly Breier, a former CIA analys...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case and a previous one announced earlier this month....
16:17, 07/31/2019

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite former official Sweden has decided not to extradite a man wanted by Beijing on suspicion of having embezzled millions of dollars due to the risk that the former Chinese official would face persecution, a Swedish court said on Tuesday....
11:17, 07/09/2019

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up the Indian economy and market....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Nike Is Making Official Spongebob Squarepants Sneakers While some of Nike’s recent pop-culture tie-ins have merely been inspired by something, this upcoming line of Kyries is a full and officially-licensed collaboration between the athletics company and...Spongebob Squarepants....
05:00, 07/17/2019

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
03:00, 07/09/2019

The US will ask New Delhi to roll back some tariffs, Indian official says A delegation led by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, Christopher Wilson, will meet Indian officials to try to re-start negotiations on the tariffs....
08:17, 07/12/2019

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist involved in the Ebola response, a prosecutor said on Wednesday....
02:00, 08/08/2019

U.S. believes Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: official The United States believes that Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, is dead, a U.S. official said on Wednesday....
02:51, 08/01/2019

2019 Kia Xceed crossover: first official image released Ceed-based crossover aims to offer sportier design and hatchback handling along with SUV practicality Kia will expand its already diverse Ceed line-up with a fourth bodystyle, the Xceed crossover, which has been shown in an image ahead of its unveiling later this month. The Xceed will sit alongside...
17:17, 06/05/2019

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in 2017 came to light during a township committee me...
03:51, 06/14/2019

It's Official: Jade Cline Joins MTV's Teen Mom 2 Cast There's a new Teen Mom on the block. MTV confirmed one of the worst kept reality TV secrets: Jade Cline is now part of the Teen Mom 2 cast. Jade joins Kailyn Lowry, Chelsea Houska,......
07:00, 06/04/2019

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of parliament, Peter Beyer....
02:51, 07/11/2019

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go': official U.S. officials were very encouraged by Mexican immigration proposals but there is still a long way to go as negotiators begin their latest round of talks on Friday, a White House official said....
18:34, 06/07/2019

FCC official: Clearance of Sprint, T-Mobile merger is 'significant win' The DOJ's clearance of the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is a "significant win" for the United States in 5G, FCC commissioner Brendan Carr tells CNBC....
23:17, 07/26/2019

Former FIFA official to challenge life ban at sports court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi will challenge his life ban from soccer for financial corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next month. The court says the hearing is on July 4. Verdicts typically follow within a few months. Nyantakyi was filmed by a...
19:00, 06/11/2019

UK monarch marks official birthday with pomp and parade Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the Trooping the Color parade, a grand occasion and demonstration of Britain’s ability to deploy pomp and circumstance of the highest order...
13:17, 06/08/2019

Suicide Bomber Kills Five At A Wedding In Afghanistan: Official Five people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a wedding ceremony in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
09:34, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Official: US has ‘suspicions’ Iran seized tanker A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that America “has suspicions” that Iran seized an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates that turned off its tracker over two days ago in the Strait of Hormuz...
16:51, 07/16/2019

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a planned French digital tax that could trigger future tariffs....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treaty by carrying out low-yield tests in a remote Arct...
07:17, 05/30/2019

Policemen Killed In Gadchiroli Blast May Have Ignored Rules: Official The police team that came under Maoist attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district seems to have ignored standard operating procedures (SOPs) while planning their movement, an official said Thursday....
00:17, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Official: Security Guard Fired Gun In Shooting AP HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A law enforcement official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting at a charter school in a Denver suburb. The offici...
22:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. official: Must stand with Saudi Arabia as key security partner The United States must stand with Saudi Arabia as a key security partner, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday when asked about an English court ruling that Britain broke the law by allowing certain arms sales to Saudi Arabia....
21:17, 06/20/2019

New 2019 BMW 1 Series teased ahead of official reveal News 16 May, 2019 A lightly camouflaged M-Sport edition of the third-generation BMW 1 Series has been caught on camera lapping the Nurburgring...
13:17, 05/16/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Manipur's 9-Year-Old Green Ambassador Wants To Be A Forest Official A nine-year-old girl, who has been appointed as Manipur's green ambassador, has said she wants to be a forest officer when she grows up and generate awareness on environment conservation....
14:17, 08/13/2019

EU nations vote against a wifi-based car standard: EU official European Union nations on Thursday voted against the EU executive's proposal for a wifi-based car standard in a blow to its backer Volkswagen , an EU official said....
14:34, 07/04/2019

Islamabad police official suspended following girl’s killing ISLAMABAD (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan have suspended a police chief in the capital, Islamabad, over the disappearance, rape and killing of a 10-year-old girl whose case triggered widespread condemnation and outrage, including on social media. Officer Mohammad Imran says the chief, Mohammad Abbas,...
13:17, 05/22/2019

UAE senior official supports investigation of "massacre" in Sudan The United Arab Emirates is concerned about the "massacre" in Sudan and supports calls for an investigation, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Friday....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Here's Why GM Never Released an Official Nürburgring Lap Time For the C7 Chevrolet Corvette We’re just a couple of weeks away from the reveal of the all-new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette, but the outgoing C7 generation Corvette will seemingly forever be haunted by its legacy of never getting an official Nürburgring lap time. So what gives?...
02:34, 06/29/2019

Official: Aston Martin Valhalla confirmed as next Bond car The Aston Martin Valhalla Upcoming mid-engined supercar will star in the 25th Bond movie alongside two iconic Aston Martin classics Aston Martin has officially confirmed that the Valhalla hypercar will play a starring automotive role in the upcoming James Bond film. Rumours began to circulate ear...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Germany's top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany's top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups....
21:51, 05/03/2019

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe: first official image revealed BMW confirms four-door 8 Series is on the way to rival Porsche Panamera, with reveal due in the coming weeks BMW will broaden its 8 Series to three bodystyles with a four-door coupe this year, and the brand has released the first official image of it. The side-on profile shot keeps the bottom secti...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Official linked to Olympic ticket scam set to be IOC member LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has nominated Greek official Spyros Capralos as a member, seven years after he was linked to black market ticket sales for the 2012 London Olympics. International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says Capralos “has served his sanction and that a warn...
21:17, 05/22/2019

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye Campoamor as a “fine public servant … with a lot o...
02:34, 06/21/2019

Trump, Seeking Re-election Since His Inauguration, Will Now Make It Official For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, a rally Tuesday presents an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
21:00, 06/18/2019

It's Official: Everyone Hates Jared Kushner's New Immigration Plan Trump administration’s long-awaited new immigration plan will land sometime this week, and it looks like it’s going to make nearly everyone angry, just as predicted. According to the New York Times, the plan will focus on shifting immigration to a merit-based system and away from one tied to family ...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Former FIFA official fights life ban for bribery in court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has been challenging his life ban for bribery and corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport       ...
18:34, 07/04/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
01:51, 05/03/2019

EU nations vote against a wifi-based car standard - EU official European Union nations on Thursday voted against the EU executive's proposal for a wifi-based car standard in a blow to its backer Volkswagen , an EU official said....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the formation of the government in October. Hassan al-Kaabi told The Associated Press that the parliament approved Najah al-Shammari for defense minister...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Official: OnePlus 7/7 Pro to be noticeably faster than rival flagships OnePlus 7 Pro CAD-based renderThe Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG G8 ThinQ both sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are also expected to include this chip. But as announced by OnePlus today, its flagship smartphones will be noticeably faster than competing devices from the lik...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents Daniel Hale is accused of giving top secret files on drone warfare to a journalist at an online news outletLive: follow the latest US politics newsA former National Security Agency (NSA) official has been charged with giving classified documents on drone warfare to a journalist, amid a crackdown on ...
17:34, 05/09/2019

US official: Intel indicates Iran moved missiles by boat A U.S. official says intelligence information that prompted the Pentagon to send an aircraft carrier and Air Force bombers to the Middle East included indications that Iran had moved short-range ballistic missiles aboard boats in or near the Persian Gulf....
00:34, 05/08/2019

New U.S. Sanctions Mean the ‘Permanent Closure’ of Diplomacy, an Iranian Official Says (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. For his part, Iran’s president descri...
11:17, 06/25/2019

Afghan official: Taliban hit security checkpoints, killing 8 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northeastern Takhar province, killing eight members of the security forces. Wafiullah Rahmani, head of the provincial council, says three soldiers and five policemen were killed in Monday night’...
11:51, 05/07/2019

US Trade War Could Slash 1% Of China's GDP, Warns Top Chinese Official A high ranking Chinese official has said that the ongoing trade war with the US could slash China's GDP by one per cent, in the first such admission by Beijing that the tariff war with Washington is......
23:51, 05/17/2019

Official: Bomb blast in western Afghanistan kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a bomb blast in the western province of Herat has killed at least two people, including a child. Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the province’s governor, says that 14 people were wounded in Saturday morning’s attack in the Obe area, i...
11:17, 05/18/2019

The Honor 20's camera capabilities are pretty much official thanks to this game Honor is a Huawei sub-brand that uses its parent company's technologies to spin off its own smartphone creations. They manage to look like Huawei handsets from a parallel reality and they pull it off quite nicely. Right now, the company is preparing to launch its latest flagship — the Honor 20 (not ...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency....
21:51, 05/18/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
04:34, 05/19/2019

India says in talks with U.S. on H-1B visas, no official word on limits India is in talks with the United States on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
14:51, 06/20/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
21:51, 05/07/2019

"Won't Intervene In Demolition": Court After BJP Leader Assaults Official The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a stay on demolition of a house, which was in the news last week when BJP legislator Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted a civic official....
11:17, 07/03/2019

Vatican official cleared of abuse charges lodged by ex-nun A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges leveled by a former nun that he had solicited sex from her a decade ago while hearing her confession....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden Looks to Make a Splash With Official 2020 Kickoff Since he joined the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden has worn the mantle of frontrunner comfortably. Polls show him ahead by double digits, nationally and in early nominating states. His campaign is stacked with pros. He’s raking in cash like...
20:00, 05/17/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Trump 'comfortable with any outcome' from pivotal Xi talks: official U.S. President Donald Trump views this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a chance to see where Beijing stands on the two countries' trade war, and is "comfortable with any outcome" from the talks, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
04:17, 06/25/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
21:51, 05/16/2019

UN aid official: Yemeni rebels blocking food for thousands CAIRO (AP) — A World Food Program spokesperson says Yemen’s rebels have blocked a shipment meant to feed some 100,000 families in the war-torn nation that’s been pushed to the brink of starvation. The official says the aid was blocked after the WFP partially suspended aid last week after...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early yearsThe first ever official documentary film about Led Zeppelin has been announced, to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary.Announcing the project, bassist John Paul Jones said: “The tim...
15:34, 05/08/2019

BJP Leader Who Hit Official With Cricket Bat Walks Out Of Jail, Garlanded Akash Vijayvargiya, a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh and son of senior party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, was released from jail this morning. The politician, who was arrested for thrashing a civic......
06:51, 06/30/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499 Aiming to take on the OnePlus 7 and Xiaomi Mi 9, Asus has just announced its latest smartphone – the ZenFone 6 – which offers flagship performance and a decent design without the typically-high price tag. In fact, the ZenFone 6 starts at just $499 and will be available to purchase in the US and acro...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Boeing Official Played Down Scenario That May Have Doomed Ethiopian Jet Four weeks after faulty sensor data led a 737 MAX jet to crash in Indonesia last year, a Boeing executive raised and dismissed the possibility of a bird collision triggering a similar sequence of events that could cause a second disaster....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Official: Turkey ready against Libyan fighter’s threats ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry has said it is ready to retaliate against any attacks on Turkish vessels and interests by the forces of Libya’s Khalifa Hifter. Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar said Sunday there would be “heavy” consequences to any “hostile atti...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Microsoft's Official Examples Of "Acceptable Trash Talk" Are A Joy Microsoft updated the company’s “Community Standards for Xbox” earlier this week, and while this is normally not news, the content is so damn wholesome that it’s worth a closer look....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot said the law was “a ma...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 2 policemen KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a gun battle between illegal armed groups has killed at least nine people in the northeastern Takhar province. Jawad Hajri, a spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven others from the armed groups were also wounded in Saturday afternoon’...
17:34, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China’s foreign ministry says the country is open to resuming trade talks with the U.S., but sincerity and mutual respect are needed. Spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday that China hopes fo...
13:34, 05/23/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Think tank official suspended for Somali American comments MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota think tank official has been suspended for comments she made about Somali Americans in a New York Times story. The story with the comments from Kim Crockett, vice president and general counsel of the conservative Center of the American Experiment, was p...
08:17, 06/22/2019

Barcelona official denies club wants Neymar to return BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Barcelona official has denied the Spanish soccer club is trying to bring back Neymar amid reports the Brazil striker wants to leave Paris Saint-Germain. Barcelona vice president Jordi Cardoner says “probably Neymar wants to return to Barca … but we have not put ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Punjab Official Who Was Beaten Up While Distributing Bills, Dies A water department official in Punjab, who was assaulted last month while distributing bills at a village in the state's Sangrur district, has succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a......
21:00, 07/01/2019

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
23:51, 05/23/2019

The Latest: UK official to visit Iran hoping to de-escalate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5 p.m. A British Foreign Office official will visit Iran and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region and raise U.K. and international concerns about Iran’s ...
15:17, 06/22/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lose....
09:17, 05/12/2019

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and “Action.” Click on one of those tags, and you’ll be taken to a hub page for that game category. But ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Official OnePlus 7 Pro product videos pop up hours before announcement With less than six hours to go until the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its international debut, an official marketing video for the flagship smartphone has surfaced online (via Slashleaks) corroborating its entire design.Breaking the 1-minute video down into shorter sections, the first 10 ......
23:51, 05/14/2019

It's Official: The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Is Being Pushed to 2020 Gotta fix fast, but not that fast. Director Jeff Fowler has announced that Paramount had delayed the release of Sonic the Hedgehog by three months, to allow the visual effects team some more time to work on a character redesign. Read more......
21:00, 05/24/2019

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The funding request passed a Senate committee Wednesda...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister on the sidelines of an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of strained tensions between Beijing and Washington over trade and security....
21:34, 05/24/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusive proof Tehran was behind them, a U.S. official familiar with American intelligence said on Monday....
00:34, 05/14/2019

"No Matter Whose Son": PM Talks Tough After Lawmaker Assaults Official A furious Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reportedly expressed his displeasure with Akash Vijayvargiya, the son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is out on bail after being arrested......
13:34, 07/02/2019

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
09:17, 06/21/2019

Plan To End Work Permit For H-4 Visas Yet To Be Finalised: US Official The Trump administration's decision to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders, a large number of whom are the spouses of high-skilled Indian IT professionals, is yet to get a final shape as......
13:51, 06/18/2019

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails left 15 people dead....
09:00, 05/28/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
18:34, 04/28/2019

DOJ tries to disqualify ex-Obama official from defending China’s Huawei The Justice Department is working to disqualify top Obama department official James Cole from defending the Chinese technology firm Huawei in a high-profile criminal case, according to a new heavily redacted federal court filing on Friday....
05:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tuesday....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Budweiser applies to trademark “the official beer of esports” As growth industries go, it’s difficult to come up with one that appeared as suddenly and has skyrocketed as rapidly as esports. From competitive Overwatch and League of Legends play to the team-affiliated NBA 2K League, professional video gaming is going mainstream in a big way....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Champions League suspends PSG's Neymar for insulting official The UEFA Champions League has issued a three-game suspension in next year's tournament to Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar after he insulted an official....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Cannot Advise Jews To Wear Kippah Everywhere In Germany: Official Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks....
08:17, 05/26/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan's international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict....
07:17, 05/24/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday, though Aruba's government said it did not consider a re-opening "opportune."...
23:34, 05/10/2019

Why Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev Are Not an Official Couple Yet Social media doesn't tell the entire story--just ask Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev. The E! star and her former Dancing With the Stars partner have been romantically linked for......
19:00, 05/15/2019

Spain: Rubalcaba, official who helped end militant ETA, dies Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending militant group ETA's violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, has died....
20:17, 05/10/2019

U.N. calls on Tunisia to immediately release detained official The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian anti-terrorism unit....
19:51, 05/15/2019

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Thursday....
11:17, 06/23/2019

CFK skirts candidacy speculation during official launch of memoirs Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair. Part of the book is dedicated defending herself against accusations of corruption and attacking President Mauricio Macri....
14:51, 05/10/2019