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America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now

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America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now

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Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan crisis, the effects are already real....
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22:17, 07/12/2019

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14:00, 07/03/2019

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19:34, 06/09/2019

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21:00, 06/19/2019

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Thomas Cook in battle with pension scheme over £900m rescue  Thomas Cook Group is locked in a stand-off with its pension scheme trustees ahead of a crucial week that could determine the fate of a £900m rescue deal....
18:00, 09/07/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
12:51, 09/13/2019

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04:00, 05/03/2019

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19:34, 07/02/2019

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British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scunthorpe steelworks can be saved.Three bidders remain i...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
21:00, 07/01/2019

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and save the federal government about 1 trillion reais ($243 billion) over the next decade....
02:34, 09/05/2019

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endangered multiemployer pension plans and some other types of endangered plans....
14:34, 07/25/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets wait to see when, and in what form, the proposal will finally be approved....
21:17, 05/08/2019

Greek PM Tsipras to announce tax, pension relief measures as polls loom Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will unveil tax and pension "relief measures" on Tuesday, weeks before a European Parliament election, a government official told Reuters....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
03:17, 07/10/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
17:51, 07/10/2019

Danish pension fund dumps oil majors on climate change concerns The $20 billion fund says oil companies including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are not doing enough to meet goals set out in the Paris Agreement. But the fund has ruled out a blanket ban on fossil fuel companies....
10:51, 09/05/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to keep private savings accounts as part of the text of the government's pension reform bill....
17:34, 06/13/2019

‘SOTC’: Jefferson County Educators Lead Pension Protest Efforts (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looks at the pension crisis. One group of teachers was noticeably in Frankfort protesting potential changes more than others: educators from Jefferson County. There were several sickout days resulting in Jefferson County Sc...
18:00, 05/12/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
17:00, 05/22/2019

GOP Leaders: Bevin Lacks Votes To Pass Pension Bill In House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promised to convene, some top GOP lawmakers said Monday. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney said the governor is getting closer to g...
11:51, 05/07/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 million into a retirement system for government employees....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants along the US-Mexico border.Late last year, the Gua...
06:19, 07/06/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rating analysts said on Wednesday....
23:17, 05/08/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Jumping Jack cash: how young Mick Jagger planned his pension The young Rolling Stone had more sympathy for his bus pass than the devil, says his former accountantTo his fans, he was a young man focused on sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. But in his mid-20s Mick Jagger had other, rather more sedate, things on his mind, it has been claimed: a pension plan for his re...
04:17, 07/29/2019

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television commentators. From politicians. From dudes wearing a red, white and blue t-shirt…made in China....
17:51, 07/04/2019

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call it climate change,” she said. “It’s a climate cri...
20:51, 07/31/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to restore public finances to health....
02:51, 07/11/2019

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he could be punished — and collect......
06:17, 07/10/2019

Brazil lower house set to vote on pension reform before recess: presidential spokesman Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on pension reform before lawmakers break for recess on July 18, presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Tuesday....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
21:34, 05/24/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
13:34, 06/14/2019

Pension funds in Iran on brink of collapse amid US ‘maximum pressure’ campaign EXCLUSIVE: Crippling sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran since President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal last year have left pension funds throughout the country on the brink of collapse, according to documents reviewed by National Security Council officials and obtained by Fox N...
22:02, 09/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while most Latin American currencies firmed against a listless dollar. The latest round of U.S.-China trade talks start on Thursday, the results of whi...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found that the provision meant for the needy was being......
16:34, 07/07/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s passage through Congress and a major win for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired by his department last year so he could apply for an accidental disability pension. Philip Mitchell...
18:00, 07/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health and economy, could now be put to a lower house ple...
01:17, 07/05/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
02:17, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk annuities – benefit pension schemes sold by compan...
02:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
02:34, 07/13/2019

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts....
17:34, 06/18/2019

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round, eyes passage by Senate Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, and eyed finalizing all deliberations on the bill by the end of the day, as the central economic reform of President Jair Bolsonaro's administration steadily advan...
04:00, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
04:34, 07/12/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass in the House of Representatives, while most currencies in the region gained against the dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks rose 0.8%...
01:17, 07/09/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
04:00, 05/09/2019

R Kelly facing further sex charges Singer R Kelly is facing further sex crimes allegations after being accused of paying a 17-year-old girl to dance naked for him after meeting her before a concert in 2001....
02:00, 08/06/2019

Who is Steve Rolls, and why is he facing GGG? Steve Rolls believes he's one of the best-kept secrets in the middleweight division. He could be right: His next opponent, former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, hadn't heard of Rolls until the fight was signed....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Facing up to Europe's far right – podcast The EU elections, beginning on 23 May, are a test for Europe’s mainstream parties as populists appear to be gaining momentum with stark anti-immigration campaigns. Anushka Asthana is joined by Jennifer Rankin, Shaun Walker and Angelique Chrisafis to assess the rising tide of populism across the cont...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Yankees will be facing a Red Sox team that just isn’t the same What happened to the Boston Red Sox? Disappointingly mired in the 2019 wild-card race, the defending world champions are playing host to the New York Yankees in a four-game series at Fenway Park beginning Thursday night. The Red Sox just passed the 100-game mark this week at Tampa Bay. That meaningf...
22:00, 07/25/2019

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
08:00, 06/19/2019

| Fires not the only threat facing Amazon Raging wildfires have drawn the world's attention to the Amazon but immolation is just one of the dangers facing the world's largest rain forest, environmental experts across the region say....
12:17, 08/31/2019

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
16:17, 05/28/2019

When Facing BlazBlue's Big Bodies, Sometimes The Best Option Is To Run Away When fighting game players talk about “running away” in terms of a competitive strategy, it can involve a bunch of different techniques, depending on the game. In very few instances does this mean literally running away in-game, but one BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle player did exactly that to great res...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Facing your AI self at the 'Neural Mirror' art installation Italian design studio Ultravioletto has created a mirror that lets you see yourself the way corporations see you: as a collection of data points. At first, the Neural Mirror installation (located at a former church in the Italian city of Spoleto), se......
00:51, 07/30/2019

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to sign the long-negotiated treaty text on multiple links with the bloc....
12:51, 06/30/2019

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC Serial entrepreneur Jed McCaleb, and creator of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, is facing a lawsuit over his handling of the failed cryptocurrency exchange.  Former Mt. Gox traders Joseph Jones and Peter Steinmetz allege McCaleb was “fraudulent” and “negligent” in his representation of the exchange, partly...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Luke Campbell – Facing the Impossible Luke Campbell is Britain’s best hope to beat Vasyl Lomachenko, writes John Dennen The post Luke Campbell – Facing the Impossible appeared first on Boxing News....
01:34, 08/27/2019

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police investigations in Brazil, according to Rio de Janeiro's Police press office....
00:34, 06/08/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn from listening to [coach] talk and then us getting...
05:51, 05/14/2019

Giancarlo Stanton facing first big recovery hurdle Giancarlo Stanton will get a glimpse of how his left arm will respond to swinging a bat Tuesday. “Ramp it up and see how it goes,’’ said Stanton, who went on the IL April 1 with a strained left biceps and then had a cortisone injection for a left shoulder issue. “Hit [Tuesday] and go......
07:51, 05/07/2019

UK facing EU outrage over ‘timebomb’ of North Sea oil rigs Germany leads complaint against plan to leave polluted remains of Shell rigs in placeThe British government is facing growing outrage from the European commission and five EU member states over its plans to leave some decommissioned oil rigs in the North Sea, with one senior German official describi...
10:00, 09/04/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as the team’s setup man. Until that happens, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman aren’t just going to lose the opportunities they’ve earned in front of closer Ed...
09:17, 05/13/2019

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
15:34, 06/19/2019

Mets facing five pressing questions for the stretch run At the top of the list over the Mets’ final 23 games is trying to erase a wild-card deficit that stands at five games, but jobs are also on the line and milestones in play over these next three-plus weeks. Here are five questions facing the Mets as they head toward 2019’s home stretch: What......
12:34, 09/06/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a guacamole-inclusive twist on a BLT — complete with packaging decorated with the colors of the rainbow f...
00:00, 05/07/2019

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigations, fines and bans on three continents.TikTok’s suc...
16:17, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Wish for man facing execution: Meal for homeless NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Nashville church where a Tennessee death row inmate is an ordained elder is honoring the man’s last wish by planning a community meal for the homeless. Inma...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99 Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman published a report claiming...
03:34, 08/21/2019

He threw a fridge off a cliff, now he's facing trial A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff in Almería, Spain. Police made him haul it back up and now he's facing trial and a possible fine....
22:17, 08/04/2019

Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane....
22:34, 04/29/2019

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the few traders remaining. On a typical day, some 250 ...
08:51, 08/04/2019

Man City facing 1-season ban from Champions League Manchester City has not been cooperating with investigators and is facing a one-season ban from the Champions League for violating financial monitoring rules, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press....
22:00, 05/15/2019

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

9 challenges facing Amazon on its 25th birthday Amazon has a lot to smile about as it celebrates its 25th birthday. But the groundbreaking company is also dealing with a host of controversy and problems....
16:51, 07/04/2019

'The small car market is facing an ownership revolution' Opinion 15 Aug, 2019 With small cars getting increasingly more expensive, owners are turning more to PCP deals to get the best value, says John McIIroy...
20:34, 08/15/2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
11:17, 06/10/2019

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring clarified into gunshots, the routine assignment for a...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Bury facing EFL expulsion, plus Carabao Cup second round – live! Carabao Cup second round updates, all 7.45pm BST kick-offsBury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passesLive scoreboard: all Tuesday’s latest scores and scorersAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 8.18pm BST More on Bury ... Steve Dale says he’s passed three bids to the EF...
21:34, 08/27/2019

MH17 crash investigators name four suspects facing prosecution Four people will face prosecution over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, five years after the plane crashed in eastern Ukraine killing 298 people, international investigators said Wednesday....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Ineos facing Tour de France leadership conundrum Ineos's Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas are ideally-placed at the Tour de France to turn up the pressure on yellow-jersey holder Julian Alaphilippe, but the British team are facing a leadership conundrum as the race reaches its climax....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
11:51, 08/03/2019

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tournament that the U.S. hasn’t scored through the first 45 minutes, as the Americans recorded their first tally within the first 12 minutes of every other ga...
18:17, 07/07/2019

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday night, allowing two runs in seven stellar innings ...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. An arrest citation says that on March 18, Gowins fired in the direction of his girlfriend. The incident happened on Colchester Drive ...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
18:34, 06/28/2019

Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
23:51, 07/17/2019

DeAndre Baker already facing resiliency test after torching Playing cornerback in the NFL is a bit counterintuitive — you have to study, study, study, retain all sorts of information, then instantly forget what happened from one play to the next, from one game to the next. DeAndre Baker in his first game for the Giants was more bad than good and the entire.....
08:34, 09/12/2019

A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariff Higher tariffs have been imposed on a broader range of imports as talks continue US-China trade war: latest updatesHigher tariffs come into effect as talks continueWhat has Trump done and what next?There are nearly 6,000 products that will now face 25% tariffs if they are imported to the US from Chi...
19:51, 05/10/2019

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
23:17, 06/04/2019

Diego Schwartzman had no idea he was facing Rafael Nadal Diego Schwartzman made an unforced error after his big fourth-round victory Monday over No. 6 seed Alexander Zverev. He thought his next match in the quarterfinals was against the Italian, Matteo Berrettini. During the on-court interview, the 5-foot-7 Schwartzman didn’t realize he was lined up to pl...
11:34, 09/04/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
06:51, 08/13/2019

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing....
05:34, 08/08/2019

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
12:51, 05/24/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and his company, Eastern Metal...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Baidu is facing an unlikely challenger in China's search market TikTok parent ByteDance recently announced plans to launch a search product to challenge incumbent Baidu, a company which has more than 70% market share in China....
06:34, 08/09/2019

Facing life with dementia and discovering a positive path I thought dementia was all about losing myself, but I have found sides to me I never knew I hadIt was at work where I noticed my first symptoms. I was a non-clinical team leader training matrons and sisters in the art of electronic rostering. My girls called me a workaholic. My brilliant memory, the...
17:34, 09/14/2019

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police initially arrested Scalzitti after he accid...
10:17, 06/19/2019

"Absolutely nowhere" Crutchlow facing MotoGP qualifying woe at Misano Cal Crutchlow says he doesn't "have the speed to be worrying about" whether he is in Q1 or Q2, after ending MotoGP San Marino Grand Prix practice "absolutely nowhere"...
00:34, 09/14/2019

It’s Porsche vs. Tesla facing off in Germany’s Green Hell It’s here at Nurburgring that Porsche’s new Taycan Turbo S set the record as the fastest four-door electric car last month. The feat wasn’t lost on a rival sitting thousands of miles away in California: Tesla's Elon Musk....
23:34, 09/13/2019

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Nintendo is facing a class-action lawsuit over ‘Joy-Con drift’ As more and more reports of flaws in the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers surface, a New England law firm is championing the players with a lawsuit against the company. If you haven’t experienced it, the fault occurs sometimes in Joy-Con that have been in use for a while. The Switch will react ...
00:51, 07/23/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit facing two very different injury options TORONTO — There is a chance for a resolution to Luke Voit’s hernia problem this week. Either the Yankees first baseman is going to be able to return to action from the injured list or he will have season-ending surgery. “It is possible, want to see him in person, see how he is doing and......
11:35, 08/11/2019

Joy-Con 'Drift' Has Gotten So Bad, Nintendo Now Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit Even if you haven’t encountered this problem yourself, you’ve almost certainly heard of a Switch owner who has: Joy-Con drift. This issue causes the Switch’s detachable controllers to detect input—or drift—even when nothing is actually touching the analog stick. Read more......
23:34, 07/22/2019

Elderly in Queens apartment facing 4 months without elevator A six-story Queens apartment building with a large elderly population is losing its only elevator for four months starting Monday — leaving its residents up in arms. “I am angry and frustrated,” said Farida Ghani, 75, a longtime resident of the 66-unit, pre-war building at 40-66 Ithaca St. in Elmhur...
11:37, 08/12/2019

UPDATE 7-Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co CEO and Chairman Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violations, according to German magazine Der Spiegel. De...
23:17, 08/12/2019

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time to author three crime thrillers entitled Striker! Sweeper! and Defender! Read by few at the time but now increasingly expensive and difficult to find ...
18:51, 07/17/2019

Amazon facing antitrust probe over its marketplace, report says FTC officials have been reportedly interviewing small businesses as part of a potentially larger antitrust probe into Amazon, a Bloomberg report says.       ...
17:00, 09/11/2019

NOTEBOOK: Facing the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, Global News' Mike Drolet travels to one of the hardest-hit areas in the Bahamas to hear the stories of those affected by the storm....
15:34, 09/09/2019

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worthy showdown between the co-favorites, the defending...
07:17, 06/23/2019

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams It looks like the Jets, for the second consecutive year, will not have their top draft pick on the scene when their rookies report for training camp. Quinnen Williams, the defensive lineman from Alabama expected to make an immediate and profound impact, may not arrive at the Jets facility on Friday ...
18:51, 07/19/2019

'Go and we die, stay and we starve': the Ethiopians facing a deadly dilemma Rare access to Gedeb, home to 150,000 people who fled violence, has highlighted profound fears over state resettlement plansLast week, a car rolled through the town of Gedeb in southern Ethiopia, flanked by federal police. A local official made an announcement to roughly 150,000 people who, displace...
10:17, 05/15/2019

Facing Trump, Democrats turn on another president: Obama Many of the Democratic presidential candidates emphatically distanced themselves from the former president in this week’s debate, despite his continuing popularity....
16:51, 08/01/2019

New York becomes battleground for top Democrats facing insurgent challenges Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s defeat of an incumbent has inspired progressives: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side when Donald Trump placed full-page ads in the city’s major newspapers callin...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
13:34, 06/08/2019

At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-it-alone stance President Donald Trump has arrived in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe’s economic powers as he confronts the consequences of his preference for going it alone, both in a divided United States and an interconnected world....
14:00, 08/24/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
00:51, 06/19/2019

Head of Deadspin, The Onion facing heat from own reporters The head of G/O Media, which owns The Onion, Jezebel and other popular websites, is going on the defensive over a planned expose on his hiring practices — to be published by one of his own reporters. G/O Media’s CEO, Jim Spanfeller, is punching back at a yet-to-be-published report by Deadspin about ...
03:51, 07/31/2019

Gavin Newsom pardons 7 felons facing deportation California Governor Gavin Newsom used his executive authority to pardon more than a dozen illegal immigrants who went to prison after facing convictions including soliciting to commit murder and grand theft....
01:51, 05/16/2019

MP for 14 years facing deselection 'not target of factional plot' A Labour MP who faces deselection at the hands of local activists is not being targeted as part of a "factionalised" plot, the party's shadow attorney general has told Sky News....
11:00, 09/09/2019

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
00:17, 06/15/2019

Condensing It Chapter Two Into One Movie Was Scarier Than Facing Pennywise The only thing scarier than Pennywise the clown is making Pennywise the clown scary again. That was the massive task Andy and Barbara Muschietti faced with It Chapter Two. Read more......
03:34, 09/06/2019

"Judgement Day" Awaits, HD Kumaraswamy, Facing Deadline, Warns BJP Karnataka's ruling coalition has time till 1.30 pm today, according to the Governor, to prove its majority in a trust vote that it is almost certain to lose. "You have lost confidence of the house,"......
08:51, 07/19/2019

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
01:34, 05/30/2019

Apple is facing a 'low bar of expectations' but it might work in the company's favor Analysts say that low expectations Apple a lot of room to overachieve, even as the company is coming off of of two straight quarters of year-over-year revenue decline....
15:51, 07/30/2019

Jets kicker facing pressure in this preseason matchup Three things to watch when the Jets play the Falcons on Thursday night in their second preseason game. Kicking it The pressure is on Taylor Bertolet on Thursday. The new kicker has a few weeks to impress the Jets coaches, or they will be looking for his replacement. Bertolet signed with the team Sun...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
19:00, 05/22/2019

The key Man Utd figures which highlight the huge challenge facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first full season in charge of Manchester United kicks off against a backdrop of growing unrest among supporters, who are accusing the club of empty promises, lack of ambition or even ability to lead them back to the summit of the game....
12:51, 08/10/2019

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his pregame boast. But Thompson was in no mood to talk....
09:34, 06/03/2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was processed at the Spokane County Jail at around 6:30 ...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Stadium between the Yankees and Red Sox.......
11:34, 06/28/2019

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “After my contract expired last March I told my doctors...
05:51, 05/27/2019

Lookout Notice For P Chidambaram, Facing Arrest; No Court Relief For Now Former union minister P Chidambaram, with investigating agencies on his trail, failed to win a reprieve this morning after he asked the Supreme Court for an urgent hearing on his petition for......
10:34, 08/21/2019

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Tennessee State suspends quarterback facing rape charges Tennessee State suspends QB Demry Croft indefinitely following his indictment on rape and sexual battery charges       ...
02:34, 08/22/2019

The powerful Democratic lawmakers facing looming primary threats New York has become a battleground for progressive challenges to the establishment: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side when Donald Trump placed full-page ads in the city’s major newspapers...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with posse...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
19:00, 08/07/2019

Todd Chrisley's Son Chase Is Facing His Own Legal Woes Over $16,000 Tax Lien There's another member of the Chrisley family facing financial issues of his own. Chase Crisley, the 23-year-old son of Chrisley Knows Best star Todd Chrisley, is accused of owing......
05:17, 08/14/2019

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly and Senate to pass or reject bills that origin...
19:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. says no grace period for Chinese imports facing tariffs on Sept. 1 The 15% duties on Chinese imports taking effect on Sept. 1 will have no grace period for goods in transit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in guidance on its website on Friday....
03:51, 08/31/2019

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
10:34, 06/06/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Christian Benteke facing driving ban after being caught speeding twice in two months Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is facing a possible driving ban on the eve of the new Premier League season after he was caught speeding twice in two months....
20:17, 07/31/2019

Bolton facing points deduction after postponing Doncaster match • League One club set to be referred to independent commission• Bolton facing another points deduction if guilty of misconductBolton Wanderers face another points deduction from the EFL after unilaterally postponing Tuesday night’s League One fixture with Doncaster Rovers.“Welfare” concerns were cit...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
09:51, 08/13/2019

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays....
03:00, 06/20/2019

‘They are together, they are equal’: the agonising choice facing father of conjoined twins Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye tells how he came to his decisionMarieme and Ndeye each have a sticker on their faces: a butterfly for Ndeye, and a green smiley face for her twin sister. They giggle as they...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
03:17, 07/04/2019

The Holocaust survivor, 87, facing eviction in California: 'Will they throw me to the ground?' Exclusive: Musiy Rishin speaks out about landlord who wants wealthier tenants and has fought to evict him and his dying sonMusiy Rishin knows how to survive.He narrowly escaped the Nazis’ massacre of Jews in the Ukraine in 1941. His family lived through wartime famine, and an earthquake in Uzbekista...
14:34, 08/18/2019

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
01:17, 08/02/2019

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night. They tell WAVE 3 news that the baby, Bryson Rowe,...
00:00, 06/15/2019

The complications facing Nets’ dream Irving-Durant scenario All signs point to Kyrie Irving coming to Brooklyn. Kevin Durant? It’s complicated. Nets general manager Sean Marks has long been clearing a path toward a dream duo of Irving and Durant. The former seems likelier than the latter. The Post had reported Irving was strongly leaning toward Brooklyn, and...
09:17, 06/30/2019

Taco Bell is facing a tortilla shortage and it might be time to panic It might be time to panic: some Taco Bell restaurants are being affected by a tortilla shortage. In response to reports of a national tortilla shortage, Taco Bell told Fox News that they are working hard to replenish the supply at affected restaurants. The company did not confirm how many stores are...
09:34, 07/03/2019

‘It can’t be allowed to die’: Bury facing empty days and uncertain future The League One club are staring into the abyss with their first two fixtures now suspended by the EFLAt Bury’s historic, homely, Gigg Lane stadium, two days before what should have been the start of the season in League One, the ticket office of the newly promoted club was open but doing almost no b...
12:17, 08/03/2019

Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on the media industry, adding to a barrage of global action against the technology giants. A final report from Australia’s competition watchdog rele...
09:00, 07/26/2019

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
00:34, 07/16/2019

Crime up but cases facing criminal justice system at 50-year low The number of people formally dealt with by the criminal justice system fell last year to the lowest level since 1970 despite police figures showing a six per cent rise in offending, official statistics revealed today....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Cadbury facing backlash over new chocolate bar meant to promote diversity The British confectionery giant Cadbury has been facing some backlash on social media for a new candy bar that it introduced in India, which features four types of chocolate — dark, blended, milk and white — to promote diversity....
10:17, 08/30/2019

Edmonton-based former child refugee facing deportation to Somalia Supporters in Nova Scotia, who are expected to hold a news conference today, say 34-year-old Abdilahi Elmi fled Somalia as a child and was later taken into foster care in Ontario....
13:51, 08/20/2019

Facing drone disruption, Heathrow says illegal protest is counterproductive London's Heathrow Airport said on Thursday a plan by climate activists to disrupt its operations with drone flights is criminal and counterproductive....
01:51, 08/30/2019

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater. State Rural Development Minister S.P. Velumani said Wednesday that the drought f...
12:51, 06/19/2019

CoA Facing Issues Implementing Conflict Clause: Diana Edulji Stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ganguly and VVS Laxman are all facing alleged conflict issues with notices served by Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain at various point in time....
13:51, 08/19/2019

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physical distress is in doubles – and he insists the pro...
01:17, 06/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
21:00, 07/02/2019

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, prosecutors said. Trucking company owner Mykhaylo Koretskyy is accused of moving drugs for the cartel, and is expected to enter a not guilty plea Tues...
22:00, 06/04/2019

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

Facing jail: woman who kept pensioner slave and made her eat cat and dog food An animal shelter boss who kept a pensioner as a modern-day slave and made her eat cat and dog food while spending her savings on designer clothes and holidays is facing jail....
14:51, 06/24/2019

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
02:51, 06/19/2019

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already facing child pornography charges — and he has a long history of sexually abusing minors. His latest indictment came down in federal court Friday and...
05:34, 07/20/2019

England’s Joe Cokanasiga admits nerves when facing Wales and Wallabies • Both sides are potential quarter-final opponents for England• South Africa’s Eben Etzebeth under investigation over brawlJoe Cokanasiga has revealed he still suffers from pre-match nerves when playing for England, citing matches against Wales and Australia – both potential quarter-final opponents ...
00:34, 09/14/2019

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) comes after the personal data of approximately 339 million guest records globally were...
18:17, 07/09/2019

A Grim Border Drowning Underlines the Peril Facing Many Migrants (MEXICO CITY) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph ...
15:51, 06/26/2019

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held on bonds totaling $194,000, per online records. Those charges, which come from the 29-year-old’s alleged role in a fatal car accident last Augu...
20:00, 06/27/2019

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin faces new sexual assault cha...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Jets’ Sam Darnold facing first real pressure game vs. Browns Mark down Monday night’s game against the Browns at MetLife Stadium as the first tangible pressure point of Sam Darnold’s Jets career. Darnold was on scholarship last season. He was the franchise quarterback every Jets fan in the land wanted the team to draft, and they did. For many fans, the mere d...
08:34, 09/12/2019

Arizona’s rural hospitals facing severe doctor shortage PHOENIX (AP) – When it comes to doctor availability, the current prognosis for rural Arizona hospitals is not good. The Arizona Republic reports that a majority of the state’s more remote hospitals are experiencing a physician shortage that will only worsen as doctors retire. Staff membe...
12:34, 09/08/2019

World Of Warcraft Classic Is Currently Facing DDoS Attacks And Is Down For Many Players World Of Warcraft Classic is currently down for some players. The issues have been happening since around 11 AM EST in the United States. Blizzard has confirmed that the game is currently facing DDoS attacks and is working to fix the issues and get the game back up and running....
00:17, 09/08/2019

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal       ...
23:00, 07/08/2019

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
15:34, 07/23/2019

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
23:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Is Facing Renewed Pressure to Resign TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa acknowledged Monday that he is working to pass over the helm at the Japanese automaker to the next generation, indicating he was ready to step down. Calls for resignation, which arose after the arrest last year of his predecessor Carlos Ghosn ...
09:34, 09/09/2019

A grim border drowning underlines peril facing many migrants A grim photograph of a drowned father and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in shallow water of the Rio Grande provides a searing reminder of the dangers confronting many migrants trying to reach the United States...
14:17, 06/26/2019

Antonio Brown facing possible suspension or release from Raiders after incident with GM Brown and Mayock had to be separated Wednesday after the wide receiver complained about the team on social media. The team's options include suspending or releasing him....
00:34, 09/06/2019

Antonio Brown Facing Discipline From Raiders as Season Begins A fresh round of drama involving the talented wide receiver could put his guaranteed $30.1 million with the Raiders in jeopardy. The team could also suspend him for up to four games....
00:00, 09/06/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
18:17, 06/17/2019

Boeing facing allegations of manufacturing issues concerning 787 Dreamliner jets The New York Times reported on Saturday that the newspaper's investigation of a Boeing plant "reveals a culture that often valued production speed over quality." CNBC's "Squawk Box" discusses the report....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Motor racing: Vettel facing his demons on return to Hockenheim Sebastian Vettel will be battling his demons as well as his Formula One rivals when the Ferrari driver returns to Hockenheim this weekend for his home German Grand Prix....
10:34, 07/24/2019

Real estate: 3 challenges facing first-time homebuyers this spring Challenges for first-time homebuyers this spring include prices, and availability of homes and mortgages.        ...
17:51, 05/02/2019

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her case showed that Moscow was not facing up to its domestic abuse problem....
19:51, 07/09/2019

EU nominee Reynders facing probe, claim Belgian newspapers Designated EU justice commissioner Didier Reynders faces a Belgian probe into contracts, including an embassy building project in Kinshasa, two Belgian papers say. Reynders has been Belgium's foreign minister since 2011....
11:18, 09/16/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro this week....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
15:34, 06/11/2019

It’s Porsche versus Tesla facing off in Germany’s Green Hell It’s here at Nurburgring that Porsche’s new Taycan Turbo S set the record as the fastest four-door electric car last month. The feat wasn’t lost on a rival sitting thousands of miles away in California: Tesla's Elon Musk....
16:34, 09/13/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. Plus: Simon Jenkins on the leaked diplomatic cables...
07:17, 07/09/2019

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline 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 employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being disciplined....
21:34, 06/02/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over forex-rigging Barclays , JP Morgan , RBS , UBS and Citigroup are being sued by investors over allegations they rigged the global foreign exchange market, in a test of U.S.-style class actions in Britain....
18:17, 07/29/2019

Former FBI official Andrew McCabe facing prosecution over alleged lies about leaks The Justice Department on Thursday moved closer to prosecuting former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the charges that he lied to internal investigators. The decision means Justice could soon bring criminal charges against the FBI’s former No. 2 offici...
05:19, 09/13/2019

Vissel Kobe facing reality after failing to build in Barcelona’s image Andrés Iniesta’s arrival was part of ambition to mirror Spanish giants’ success but relegation from the J League threatensLast August FC Tokyo were so disappointed that Andrés Iniesta was going to be absent from Vissel Kobe’s visit they hired an impersonator of the Spanish midfielder to entertain th...
17:34, 08/22/2019

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch sides, having himself experienced the “different” fe...
21:17, 06/13/2019

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
06:00, 07/18/2019

Barclays, JP Morgan among banks facing UK class action over currency-rigging The claim, estimated to be worth more than 1 billion pounds ($1.24 billion), was filed at the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on Monday, U.S. law firm Scott & Scott said....
10:51, 07/29/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of directors at the Safe Horizon non-profit want Fairstein...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe — this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion antitrust fine in 2017....
15:51, 08/28/2019

South Carolina man facing 75 charges after 42 dogs seized in possible dog fighting ring YORK COUNTY, S.C. — The York County Sheriff’s Office confirms they have seized 42 pit bull dogs after discovering evidence of possible dog fighting in the McConnells community. Deputies said on June 20,  York County Sheriff Code Enforcement Deputies were investigating an ongoing issue violating the ...
11:34, 06/25/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of indecent assault and batt...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
08:17, 06/18/2019

Teenager Jenson Brooksby facing life-changing choice after US Open win Jenson Brooksby is not making this any easier on himself. But if he keeps doing what he did Monday, the decision might just be made for him. The 18-year-old American captured his first Grand Slam win by beating former Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych 6-1, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the U.S....
07:00, 08/27/2019

Brandon Nimmo facing final hurdle to rejoin Mets this week The Mets’ playoff push could include Brandon Nimmo by the end of this week. According to industry sources, the outfielder is close to rejoining the team after beginning a minor league rehab assignment in the past 1 ¹/₂ weeks. Nimmo has been on the injured list since May 21, dealing with a bulging di...
07:00, 08/27/2019

India Among 17 Countries Facing "Extremely High" Water Stress: Report India is among the 17 countries, which are a home to a quarter of the world's population, facing "extremely high" water stress, close to "Day Zero" conditions when the taps run dry, according to a......
12:00, 08/06/2019

How a conservative town in Australia set aside politics to rally for a family facing deportation Residents of Biloela generally have little interest in the issues that plague Parliament in the country’s capital, Canberra — that is, until the national government took away one of their own....
05:02, 09/05/2019

How will Hurricane Dorian affect your state? Here's a look at the fury facing communities Hurricane Dorian continues its destructive path along the East Coast, making an impact on several states.        ...
09:34, 09/06/2019

Harley-Davidson has been around for 116 years — but the iconic American company is facing new challenges (HOG) Getty Images Harley-Davidson has been around since 1903. The motorcycle manufacturer has seen it all — including two world wars — but the company is now up against new challenges. But the brand remains an American icon and its history is fascinating. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
03:17, 05/04/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
22:00, 06/15/2019

US sprinter Christian Coleman facing ban for alleged missed drug tests • Sources allege three drug tests missed in 12-month period• Coleman, 23, leads 100m world rankings with 9.81sec timeChristian Coleman, the world’s fastest man and favourite for 100m gold at the world championships in Doha next month, is facing a two-year ban after allegedly missing three drug tests...
18:34, 08/23/2019

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want to play it, though, and so as I type this it’s being shared online....
07:00, 07/01/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered 30-year-old Priya Sawhney to stay away from the La...
14:17, 06/11/2019

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
06:17, 06/11/2019

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck at a three-way fork in the road: Raise rates as sav...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Another of Brazil president's sons facing civil, criminal probe: prosecutors Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Carlos is under investigation by the Rio de Janeiro state prosecutor's office, it said on Wednesday, making him the second of the far-right leader's sons to be probed by state investigators....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
23:34, 08/18/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .        ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Bears' Trubisky facing high expectations after playoff year Mitchell Trubisky comes into his third year in the NFL and second in coach Matt Nagy's system facing higher expectations after Chicago won the NFC North at 12-4        ...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father Christian Ruud, whose son will play Federer in the third round of the French Open on Friday, was told he had practiced with him in Paris in 1999. “I don’t remember the one here,” the father said....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, day before facing extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for violating his bail and going into hiding at the Ecuadorian embassy, seven years ago, a sentence that comes just a day before a hearing is set to take place concerning his extradition to the U.S....
16:51, 05/01/2019

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly women in Florida last year...
09:51, 06/27/2019

Sanchez Vicario says world No. 1 Osaka facing pressure of instant fame Naomi Osaka's fluctuating form before the French Open is a sign that the newest star in women's tennis is struggling with the pressure of being number one, Spanish tennis great Arantxa Sanchez Vicario said....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to matters of sexual misconduct and abuse – clears the wa...
11:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Saudi ship facing arms protests leaves Spanish port Spanish arms control activists say a Saudi ship they suspect is carrying weapons for possible use in Yemen has left the port of Santander and is on its way to Genoa, Italy....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Blind student facing deportation says university reneged on promised support Bamidele Chika Agbakuribe sold his home in Nigeria to pay tens of thousands in fees to Dundee UniversityDundee University took tens of thousands of pounds from a blind Nigerian PhD student and promised him “state of the art” disabled facilities if he came to the UK with his young family to complete ...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses: source The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
02:00, 05/14/2019

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
18:34, 07/19/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
01:00, 06/08/2019

World Of Warcraft Classic Is Currently Facing DDoS Attacks And Is Down For Many Players [Update] World Of Warcraft Classic is currently down for some players. The issues have been happening since around 11 AM EST in the United States. Blizzard has confirmed that the game is currently facing DDoS attacks and is working to fix the issues and get the game back up and running....
17:34, 09/08/2019

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
18:17, 06/11/2019

Canada gondola hit by vandal facing 'millions' in damages, up to 20 cabins need to be replaced A popular tourist attraction in Canada that saw gondola cars came crash to the ground over the weekend after someone apparently cut the cable is facing millions of damages as dozens of cabins needs to be replaced. ...
23:18, 08/13/2019

Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
10:17, 06/02/2019

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
18:17, 06/01/2019

Giants rookie Julian Love facing daunting playbook challenge Training camp can be an information overload for most rookies. Try learning two positions in a new playbook at the same time. That is the challenge with which Julian Love has been tasked, getting reps at both nickel cornerback and free safety early in camp, but the fourth-round pick out of Notre Dam...
00:51, 08/04/2019

Federer reaches Halle semis for 15th time, facing Herbert Roger Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Halle Open semifinals for the 15th time in his last 15 appearances at the grass-court tournament on Friday        ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

The chip industry is facing 'major uncertainty' as global tensions rise Already facing a slowdown in the midst of challenges such as inventory issues, slowing demand for smart devices and falling memory chip prices, Lung Chu of SEMI China says the semiconductor industry faces a more "profound" threat from geopolitics....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Trump was greeted by protesters attempting to partial...
21:34, 08/07/2019

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
23:34, 06/14/2019

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump e...
14:17, 06/18/2019

City correction officers facing felony raps for falsifying reports Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony charges involving visitor searches, The Post has learned. The half-dozen suspects, including a captain, are expected to turn themselves in to authorities Monday, sources said. The officers are accused of filing false reports involving...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Facebook facing billion-dollar fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook is set to face a $5bn fine following an investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data-stealing scandal.The punishment comes from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which has been looking into the incident since it was revealed by whistleblowers in 2018.The $5bn fine was approved by th...
15:34, 07/15/2019

From wind tunnels to megadeals, the Boeing sales boss facing new MAX storm Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX, Boeing's sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jet's return to service....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Nebraska RB Maurice Washington, who is facing pornography charges, plays in Week 1 Nebraska RB Maurice Washington, who is currently facing charges in California for possessing child pornography, appeared Saturday for the Huskers.       ...
23:51, 08/31/2019

Pet store that allegedly sold sick, abused puppies facing lawsuit from DCA A shuttered Manhattan puppy mill that allegedly sold sick and abused dogs to unwitting customers now faces a lawsuit from the city Department of Consumer Affairs....
03:34, 05/07/2019

Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison In some ways, Muhammad Fahd could be seen as the Robin Hood of tech, except that instead of stealing money from the rich and giving it back to the poor, he liberated phones from being locked down by a single carrier. However, AT&T and the U.S. government probably don’t see it that way, because a...
05:34, 08/07/2019

The U.K. Prime Minister Is Facing a Huge Brexit Vote in Parliament Today (LONDON) — Lawmakers returned from their summer recess Tuesday for a pivotal day in British politics as they challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s insistence that the U.K. will leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even without a withdrawal agreement to cushion the economic blow. Amid...
18:00, 09/03/2019

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defenses, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Service...
19:17, 07/12/2019

South-central U.S. facing risk of severe weather, tornadoes this week People across the south-central United States will need to be on a heightened alert for rounds of severe thunderstorms to continue into the middle of the week....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
13:17, 06/22/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to end oil and gas drilling in the nation’s most populous state and phase out all fossil fuel extraction....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Facing 2024 deadline, NASA issues a report defending the Lunar Gateway Enlarge / Under some designs plans, the lunar Gateway more resembles the International Space Station than a small outpost. (credit: NASA) On Wednesday, as NASA continued to press lawmakers to support an accelerated plan to return humans to the Moon, the space agency began distributing a document ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictment unsealed this week. The defendants were initially hit with federal kidnapping charges, which carry...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Major Google Pixel 4 leaks show off front-facing bezel and sensors Leaks and speculation around the Google Pixel 4 continue to ramp up ahead of an expected October launch, and the latest unofficial update comes in the form of a leaked screen protector photo showing the phone's front bezel and array of sensors.The leaked image comes courtesy of prolific tipster...
12:00, 07/21/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
06:34, 06/20/2019

NEWSMAKER-From wind tunnels to megadeals, the Boeing sales boss facing new MAX storm Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX, Boeing's sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jet's return to service....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
18:17, 05/29/2019

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now feel ‘betrayed’Ten years ago, police caught Iraqi Chaldean immigrant Rani Yousuf with a small amount of marijuana. He completed probation, paid fines, ...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Nadal eyes 12th French Open title, facing Thiem in rematch PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal aims for a 12th French Open title against Dominic Thiem in a rematch of last year’s final. Nadal should be more rested for Sunday’s match, because Thiem needed two days to complete his five-set, four-hour semifinal victory over Novak Djokovic. Nadal beat Thiem i...
09:34, 06/09/2019

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families. A “customer and a friend” has started a GoFundMe ca...
14:34, 08/08/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
19:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats, new Pentagon chief says The initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship in the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it, said Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected Sydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time in a decade as dam levels drop faster than expected.From Saturday, all hoses must have trigger nozzle...
07:17, 05/28/2019

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Facing simmering domestic discontent, Putin tells Russians he feels their pain   On his annual call-in show, the Russian president fielded questions from citizens across the country concerned about low incomes and poor medical care....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Joaquin Castro facing backlash from all sides for posting Trump donor information Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro is facing a mounting backlash -- and not just from Republicans -- for posting the names and employers of dozens of Trump campaign donors in the San Antonio area, even as the Texas congressman defends his actions. ...
21:34, 08/07/2019

Vice President Pence says, ‘The Bible stays’ at veterans hospital facing lawsuit NEW HAMPSHIRE (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence weighed in on a First-Amendment lawsuit challenging a Bible on display at a New Hampshire veterans hospital, saying under the current administration, “VA hospitals will not be religion-free zones.” “We will always respect the fre...
00:17, 09/01/2019

French Open: Novak Djokovic Facing Tricky Roland Garros Opener Novak Djokovic faces Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who has had an excellent 2019 so far, rising to 43rd in the rankings after runs to the last 16 in Madrid and the Indian Wells quarter-finals....
09:00, 05/27/2019

Egypt’s ousted president dies in court while facing trial, state TV reports Mohamed Morsi died of an apparent heart attack, according to Egyptian media. He had been imprisoned since 2013, when his elected government was overthrown in a military coup....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
16:51, 06/01/2019

UFC champ Jon Jones facing battery charge after alleged incident at strip club The light heavyweight champion said on Twitter that he's "definitely not in any trouble," and a representative said the charge was based on a "false accusation."...
11:00, 07/23/2019

New Pentagon chief says U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship going through the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it....
00:51, 07/25/2019

Alleged moderator of dark web drug market AlphaBay facing 20 years in prison An alleged moderator of AlphaBay, a dark web marketplace, has been indicted for facilitating sales on the site before law enforcement shut it down as a result of Operation Bayonet.   According to court documents, the moderator received numerous payments in Bitcoin. Bryan Connor Herrell, 24, who alle...
10:51, 06/25/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
05:17, 05/08/2019

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, where for the second time in the tournament play was ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Cori Gauff, 15, facing idol Venus Williams in historic Wimbledon clash Cori "Coco" Gauff will face one of her idols in her historic Wimbledon debut Monday after the 15-year-old tennis star drew Venus Williams at the All England Club....
18:51, 07/01/2019

A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff. He had to haul it back up and he's facing trial In a seemingly perfect act of justice, a man who was filmed throwing a used refrigerator off a cliff while mocking recycling was told to retrieve it for proper disposal....
23:17, 08/03/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his girlfriend....
17:00, 06/24/2019

India's Modi chooses woman facing terrorism charges as election candidate For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a bomb attack on Muslims....
10:51, 05/17/2019

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key demand placed on the head coach upon his appointmen...
00:34, 05/27/2019

The 2020 US elections will again expose the barriers facing female politicians | Martina Fitzgerald No one knocks men such as Beto O’Rourke when they declare their ambition – but it’s a different story for female candidatesA recent issue of Vanity Fair featured a cover photo of White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke and his words about the 2020 US presidential race: “I want to be in it. Man, I’m just b...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck now facing allegations of human trafficking, revenge porn Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor suspected in the deaths of two black men who suffered fatal crystal methamphetamine overdoses in his home 18 months apart, is now facing allegations of human trafficking and revenge porn, according to a new report....
05:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil justice minister Moro facing heat in wake of leaked messages Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced intense pressure on Tuesday after leaked personal messages raised doubts about his impartiality as the judge overseeing landmark corruption cases, with an influential newspaper calling on him to resign....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist facing suspension for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing discipline for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
20:17, 05/30/2019

Alyssa Milano facing backlash after defending Joe Biden amid inappropriate touching allegations "Charmed" actress Alyssa Milano received a flurry of criticism after she defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday and promoted his 2020 candidacy amid allegations that he inappropriately touched multiple women....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest....
21:34, 08/23/2019

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II A group of Southern California jurors found the charismatic former NFL player guilty of the rape of a homeless woman he befriended and of engaging in lewd and indecent conduct in front of two other women, but they could not agree on another eight charges involving another two women, and a judge on T...
13:17, 06/12/2019

British lawmaker grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event. He's facing an investigation Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
13:34, 06/21/2019

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Why Facebook's stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: 'A slap on the wrist' (FB) AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Facebook's stock rose around 1% after news broke that it is facing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty from the Federal Trade Commission. Investors are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the settlement isn't more serious. Why? Facebook is absolutely vast, and make...
11:51, 07/13/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
20:17, 06/07/2019

Model facing prison after photos branded ‘indecent’ sleeps rough after fleeing to Paris AN IRANIAN model facing prison after her fashion snaps were branded "indecent" fled to Paris where she cannot work because her asylum bid has not yet been approved....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
09:34, 07/02/2019

French couple facing six years in jail after police say they stole sand from a beach in Italy A French couple could go to prison for as many as six years after they tried to steal sand off of a beach in Sardinia, Italy, which police found in their car.       ...
20:34, 08/20/2019

‘Ticking bomb’ health warning over deteriorating conditions facing Cyclone Idai victims Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief chief has warned of a “water, sanitation and hygiene ticking bomb”, as the scale of the emergency continues to unfold, and the official death toll rises....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil 'Car Wash' corruption probe facing 'worst moment' as establishment fights back Brazil's biggest-ever corruption investigation, which jailed dozens including a former president, has been threatened over the past week by a Supreme Court ruling and push back from politicians seeking to curb investigative powers....
23:00, 09/04/2019

Expecting plea deal, Latin King facing shooting charges admits to second murder A gang member facing charges for a fatal drive-by shooting in Chicago admitted to another murder, expecting a plea deal for cooperating as a witness, the Chicago Sun-Times according....
23:34, 05/05/2019

Scot Peterson, former Parkland resource officer facing neglect charges, posts bond Scot Peterson, facing neglect charges because of his lack of action during the Parkland, Florida, shooting. His bond was lowered to $39,500.        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Virgin Mary painting shows 'tears' at Chicago church facing foreclosure: reports Chicago worshippers on Monday flocked to a century-old Greek Orthodox church that is facing foreclosure to see what some say is a sign from God after a caretaker witnessed what appeared to be tears streaming from the eyes of a painting of the Virgin Mary over the weekend....
09:51, 09/10/2019

Maine single mother facing eviction offered tent and camping gear by city A single mother facing eviction from her Maine apartment after falling behind on her rent last month was offered a tent and camping gear by the city after she went to them for help....
20:51, 07/05/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Jeopardy! champs Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer now facing off on the true mental battlefield: Twitter Well, it’s finally happened: Just as we summoned into being the Cardi B vs. Nicki fight, or the feud between Kanye West, and, well, everybody, now the collective will of the internet appears to have provoked an online rivalry between once-and-current Jeopardy! champs Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer...
08:34, 05/05/2019

Manchester City’s Leroy Sané facing long spell on sidelines with knee injury • Winger damaged ACL in Community Shield and requires surgery• Sané has been linked with summer move to Bayern MunichLeroy Sané is facing a lengthy injury lay‑off after sustaining anterior cruciate ligament damage. Sané limped off with a knee problem in the early stages of the Community Shield win a...
01:34, 08/09/2019

Trump facing unprecedented Senate resistance to routine judicial nominees, stats show President Trump’s judicial nominees have faced unprecedented opposition from the Senate in his first two-and-a-half years in office, records show, with Democratic senators voting against potential judges in higher numbers than at any point in American history....
21:34, 08/07/2019

Maids Moreton: Church warden facing life in prison for murdering university lecturer to benefit from his will A sadistic and evil church warden is facing life imprisonment after being convicted of murdering a university lecturer following a gaslighting campaign of physical and mental torture....
20:17, 08/09/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facing backlash after making the executive decision that the family will ride out the full 45-minute wait for a table at TGI Fridays....
18:00, 05/02/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
05:34, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 5-Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy -sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
02:00, 08/23/2019

‘Saudi Arabia Wants to Stop My Work.’ Activists Are Facing New Threats For Continuing Jamal Khashoggi’s Efforts On April 25, two men from the Norwegian Police Security Service knocked on Iyad el-Baghdadi’s door in the capital, Oslo. The bearded, bespectacled activist is sometimes confused with his political opposite, the ISIS leader of the same name. (His Twitter page announces, Not that Baghdadi.) But ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached that conclusion....
17:00, 08/16/2019

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys, which get quickly thrown away....
01:17, 07/10/2019

Trump admin reverses course on allowing temporary emergency deferrals for illegal immigrants facing deportation In a partial reversal, the Trump administration announced Monday it would resume the practice of considering whether to defer the deportations of certain people living in the U.S. illegally, on a temporary, case-by-case basis, after it abruptly suspended the process for non-military requesters earli...
09:35, 09/03/2019

The Morning Show Trailer Has It All, From Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon Facing Off to Steve Carell's Breakdown After two years of hearing about it, it's finally here, your first full look at Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston's Apple TV show, The Morning Show. Just a week after a......
21:17, 08/19/2019

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid efforts to portray Trump’s 2020 bid as a well-oiled machine ready to carry him to a second term....
13:17, 06/18/2019

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Australia paceman Mitchell Starc facing Ashes snub as he battles for final place in bowling attack Mitchell Starc could be a shock omission from Australia's team for the first Ashes Test here on Thursday after coach Justin Langer confirmed he would definitely play James Pattinson in his pace attack....
17:51, 07/30/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of content reviewers. Visit Business Insider's homepa...
01:00, 05/14/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
03:00, 05/15/2019

With food supply of U.S. troops at stake and executives facing prison, Kuwaiti firm launches lobbying blitz A company soon to be responsible for feeding U.S. troops in the Mideast is embroiled in a legal and political crisis that threatens to derail a long-troubled military supply program....
01:34, 09/12/2019

UN chief pays tribute to the courage of DR Congo citizens facing Ebola and insecurity, and the sacrifice of blue helmets On the second day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres saluted the courage of the country’s citizens, as well as the sacrifice of the peacekeepers who have died serving them....
23:00, 09/02/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
09:00, 08/24/2019

Liverpool full-back Andy Robertson facing late fitness test ahead of Champions League opener against Napoli Liverpool full-back Andy Robertson will have a late fitness test to assess whether he will be available to play in Tuesday night's Champions League opener against Napoli....
21:51, 09/16/2019

Woman who claimed she had love affair with Michael Winner facing jail after violently robbing film director's widow A woman who claims she had an love affair with Michael Winner is facing jail today after admitting a violence robbery of the film director's widow at her Knightsbridge home....
04:00, 07/06/2019

Simona Halep on facing Serena Williams next: She's best player in the world but I'm No. 1 No. 1 seed Simona Halep says despite her record against Serena Williams, she'll go into their Australian Open match with different attitude.        ...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Jeremy Corbyn facing pressure to abandon plan to be 'caretaker' PM Jeremy Corbyn came under pressure from across the Commons today to abandon his bid to become Prime Minister of a caretaker government to prevent no-deal Brexit and instead step aside for a "unity" figurehead....
15:34, 08/15/2019

'Violent predator' behind two rapes seven years apart facing life in jail A married businessman is facing life in prison after being exposed as a "violent predator" who carried out night-time rapes on two lone women more than seven years apart....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
04:17, 05/21/2019

VIDEO: Police release footage of elderly man being shoved off city bus; passenger now facing murder charge, police say Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. ...
06:51, 05/15/2019