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Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister

Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and ...

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister

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Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid....
13:17, 06/27/2019

Woman shot in the chest at former Olympian’s equestrian center A woman was shot on the property of a high-end equestrian facility in New Jersey owned and operated by a former member of the 2008 US Olympic dressage team — and one person is in custody, according to a report. The woman was shot in the chest about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at 411 W. Mill......
14:34, 08/08/2019

Former Olympian charged in shooting that left woman with multiple gunshot wounds at equestrian facility A former member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team allegedly shot a woman multiple times at his New Jersey equestrian facility Wednesday, police said....
23:51, 08/09/2019

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
23:34, 05/30/2019

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state government employees....
20:51, 05/27/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
14:51, 05/29/2019

Pioneer Woman Star Ree Drummond's Teen Daughter Arrested for Public Intoxication The Pioneer Woman's 19-year-old daughter Paige Drummond made headlines on Wednesday afternoon for an unexpected reason: she was arrested. The teen was arrested for having and......
23:51, 06/19/2019

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond on food, puppies, keto diet and why she's not like the Gaineses Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, opened up about her Food Network show, her cookbooks and her new dog treat collaboration.        ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

History made as the first Canadian woman appointed to captain major cruise ship Wendy Williams is set to make history as the first Canadian female captain of a major cruise ship when she takes the helm of Virgin Voyages' newest ship....
02:51, 06/12/2019

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all quit as government exodus begins before Boris Johnson is appointed prime minister Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart, David Gauke, David Lidington, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox and Greg Clark all resign Boris Johnson becomes UK's new Prime Minister...
01:51, 07/25/2019

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruling BJP in Chandigarh on Thursday....
22:51, 08/01/2019

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets?" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
13:51, 06/18/2019

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the European Union....
03:34, 09/06/2019

"BJP Offering Minister Post, Money, Won't Accept": BSP Lawmaker Ramabai Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Ramabai on Monday claimed to have been offered a ministerial berth and crores of rupees by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in exchange for withdrawing support from the......
20:51, 05/27/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
16:34, 05/16/2019

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
09:17, 06/03/2019

Shooting of Argentine lawmaker, aide was 'mafia style': security minister An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the security minister described as a "mafia-style" attack....
19:34, 05/09/2019

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
21:34, 06/03/2019

Balasore Lawmaker Pratap Chandra Sarangi Takes Oath As Minister Of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi, the newly elected BJP parliamentarian from Odisha, took oath as the Minister of State at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura district, a police officer said. The IPFT is an......
22:34, 05/20/2019

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
12:00, 07/17/2019

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. In a leadership contest where the initial voters are his parliament...
20:00, 06/10/2019

On Camera, Bihar Lawmaker Forcibly Dances With Woman During Manipur Visit An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
12:00, 06/10/2019

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell...
06:34, 06/15/2019

Prosecuting Florida woman who turned in estranged husband’s guns sets ‘scary precedent,’ lawmaker says A Florida lawmaker is warning a State Attorney Monday that it would set a “scary precedent” if he prosecutes a woman who recently was arrested after taking firearms from her estranged husband’s home to turn in to police....
19:00, 06/24/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
02:51, 07/17/2019

Estonia minister calls president ‘emotionally heated woman’ Estonia’s interior minister accused the Baltic country’s news media Thursday of applying a double standard in their reporting on a government appointee who resigned after domestic violence allegations emerged in news reports...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Estonia minister calls first female president 'emotionally heated woman' Kersti Kaljulaid criticised by far-right minister for leaving swearing-in ceremony of minister accused of domestic violenceEstonia’s new interior minister has called the country’s first female president, Kersti Kaljulaid, an “emotionally heated woman” for walking out during the swearing-in of a cabi...
05:34, 05/03/2019

Haryana Woman Beats Mother-In-Law, Chief Minister Reacts To Viral Video A woman grabs her 80-year-old mother-in-law by hair, abuses and thrashes her badly in Haryana's Mahendragarh district, 123 km from Delhi.The shameful act, filmed by a neighbour on phone, was widely......
11:34, 06/08/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman, First Full-Time Woman Defence Minister, Takes Oath Nirmala Sitharaman today took oath as a Union minister at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Ms Sitharaman was the first woman to be appointed full-time Defence......
16:51, 05/30/2019

Former Olympian charged with attempted murder A former US Olympian was charged with two counts of attempted murder Thursday after a shooting was reported at his New Jersey farm, authorities said....
14:17, 08/10/2019

Luke Campbell, an Olympian overshadowed If the London 2012 gold medallist has been overlooked as a pro, Luke Campbell promises that after he fights Lomachenko on Saturday he won't be forgotten The post Luke Campbell, an Olympian overshadowed appeared first on Boxing News....
10:17, 08/31/2019

Olympian accidentally runs over 1-year-old son, killing him An Olympic athlete picking up party supplies for his son’s first birthday tragically ran over the boy in the driveway of their Australian home — killing him, a report says. Aussie track star Isaac Ntiamoah, 36, was running errands for son Josiah’s first birthday party Friday when h...
03:51, 07/15/2019

The Londoner: Olympian Struggle for the Brexit Party Remainer owner of Olympia Exhibition Hall donates Brexit Party fees to charity / ERG draws redlines for Tory leadership hopefuls / Hopes inflated to relaunch Trump blimp / Boris Johnson's billionaire ambitions...
14:17, 05/20/2019

Coach accused of raping Special Olympian, threatening him READING, Pa. (AP) — A former coach for a county Special Olympics soccer team is going to trial on charges of raping a player with intellectual disabilities. The Reading Eagle of Pennsylvania reports Michael Sheldon was ordered held without bail after a preliminary hearing Thursday. H...
22:00, 05/09/2019

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
00:51, 08/02/2019

Prosecutors charge ex-Olympian Michael Barisone with attempted murder Authorities have charged a 2008 U.S. Olympian who's now an equestrian coach with two counts of attempted murder, saying he shot a woman on his New Jersey farm....
18:51, 08/09/2019

Olympian runner Jo Pavey accuses Nike of punishing her ‘for being pregnant’ British Olympian runner Jo Pavey accused Nike of punishing female athletes for starting a family after she revealed the brand froze her endorsement money when she became pregnant....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Former Olympian involved in shooting at New Jersey equestrian facility: report A former member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team allegedly shot and wounded a woman at his New Jersey equestrian facility Wednesday, according to a report....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Ashley Wagner: Olympian says she was assaulted by fellow US skater Coughlin Olympic bronze medalist details assault in essay for USA TodayWagner, 28, names two-time US pairs champion John CoughlinLongtime US figure skating star Ashley Wagner said she was sexually assaulted by John Coughlin in a first-person essay published in USA Today on Thursday.The three-time US champion...
18:17, 08/01/2019

Former Olympian Michael Barisone charged with attempted murder in connection with shooting Michael Barisone, a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team, was charged with two counts of attempted murder related to a Wednesday shooting.       ...
05:34, 08/09/2019

Equestrienne shot on Olympian’s farm identified as award-winning rider The equestrienne shot on a ritzy New Jersey farm was identified by sources as national medalist Lauren Kanarek, as charges were announced against the former US Olympian who owns the sprawl. Kanarek, 38, was blasted two times at close range by 2008 dressage Olympian Michael Barisone on Wednesday afte...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Olympian and DWTS Champion Meryl Davis Marries Fedor Andreev Meryl Davis is married! The Olympic ice dancing champion and former winner of Dancing With the Stars wed Russian-Canadian figure skater Fedor Andreev on Saturday in the south of France,......
01:51, 06/23/2019

Olympian Rower Dattu Bhokanal Charged For Allegedly Harassing Wife Olympian and Asian Games medallist Dattu Baban Bhokanal has been charged for allegedly harassing his wife physically and mentally between December 22, 2017 and March 3 this year, a Nashik police......
05:51, 05/18/2019

Equestrian allegedly shot by ex-Olympian Michael Barisone feared for her life A former US dressage Olympian shot an award-winning equestrian on the grounds of his ritzy, 53-acre New Jersey sprawl — days after she wrote online that her life had been threatened, authorities said Thursday. Michael Barisone, a member of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games squad, allegedly blasted the r...
15:51, 08/09/2019

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
19:17, 05/24/2019

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say she has lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal T...
21:17, 05/29/2019

‘I was a dangerous person’: Casey Legler on life as a teenage Olympian – and raging alcoholic At 19, Legler broke the Olympic freestyle swimming record. But she was also an alcoholic and drug dealer who had suffered years of abuse from her trainers. She is surprised she is still alive, she saysOne day, when she was a teenager, Casey Legler woke up with a hangover, then jumped into a pool and...
12:00, 09/12/2019

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the result of an Outside The Lines investigation that deta...
08:17, 06/20/2019

Track coach and ex-Olympian arrested amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years Ex-Olympian Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on one felony count of sexual battery amid an ESPN report that more than 30 athletes were molested by him.       ...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Shooting victim had accused Olympian Michael Barisone of child abuse: lawyer The former US dressage Olympian charged with shooting an equestrienne on his sprawling New Jersey farm had been accused of child abuse by the victim — and was quizzed by state investigators just “moments” before the alleged run-in, his lawyer said Wednesday. Michael Barisone, 54, alleged...
01:00, 08/15/2019

With a New Baby, Sponsor and Mission, Olympian Allyson Felix Is in the Race to Save Black Mothers When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored female athletes in the event of pregnancy, it struck a chord. After all, aside from both being world...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — and healing.        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

R.I.P. D.A. Pennebaker, observational documentary pioneer D.A. Pennebaker, who won an honorary Academy Award celebrating a life-long career of observing, documenting, and elevating the wide and fascinating world of human behavior on film, has died. Pennebaker, 94, was known for a fly-on-the-wall style of filmmaking capable of teasing out moments of extreme...
01:51, 08/04/2019

R.I.P. psychedelic pioneer Roky Erickson Roky Erickson has died. The former frontman of legendary Texas psychedelic rock pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators, Erickson’s legacy is typically viewed through one of two tightly interwoven threads: His groundbreaking work in the psychedelic music scene, and his life-long struggles with mental illn...
12:34, 06/01/2019

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the center of a new phenomenon in Cuba after publicly ...
06:34, 07/16/2019

10 customer experience lessons from a CRM pioneer and trailblazer Eighty-four percent of customers say the experience a company provides is as important as its products and services. Michael Maoz, a senior vice president of Innovation Strategy at Salesforce, has been researching the science and art of delivering world-class customer experience for decades. He shar...
21:34, 08/05/2019

An AI Pioneer Explains the Evolution of Neural Networks Google's Geoff Hinton was a pioneer in researching the neural networks that now underlie much of artificial intelligence. He persevered when few others agreed....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Lee Iacocca Was an Early Pioneer of Electric Mobility A full decade before Zero launched its first electric motorcycle in 2008, essentially a 140-pound mountain bike, Lee Iacocca was already selling an electric-assisted bicycle. They’re everywhere today, but in 1998 the Ex-Ford and Chrysler automotive genius was at the bleeding edge of two-wheeled EV ...
06:34, 07/03/2019

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
03:34, 07/17/2019

New Renault Zoe to pioneer innovative car sharing technology Car sharing is integral to Renault's plans to tackle emissions As well as more electric vehicles, car sharing will be vital in helping car makers hit fleet CO2 targets Car sharing software is being fitted as standard to the next Renault Zoe in a further step towards a future of pooled electric ca...
14:34, 06/13/2019

Sangakkara appointed MCC president "Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his one-year post in October."...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Pioneer rocks storage market with world’s cheapest 1TB SSD Japanese technology company Pioneer is world-renowned for its incar entertainment, its DJ equipments and its legendary Kuro Plasma TV set. It unveiled the world’s first car CD player and the first DVD-R drive.Now it looks like it is - or at least one of its brand licensees is - betting on sto...
22:00, 05/03/2019

D.A. Pennebaker, Pioneer of Cinéma Vérité in America, Dies at 94 With films that observed political and pop cultural figures — including, notably, Bob Dylan — Mr. Pennebaker “invented nothing less than the modern documentary.”...
03:17, 08/04/2019

Rock n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew dead at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a Shame," ''I'm Walkin,'" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has died. He was 100 years old....
21:51, 06/23/2019

Rory Kennedy Remembers Documentary Pioneer D.A. Pennebaker D.A. Pennebaker, who died on Aug. 1 at 94, made monumental contributions to the field of documentary filmmaking. My own gratitude for his work is personal as well as professional: his free-moving camera captured not only our nation’s history, but also my family’s. Early in his career, he...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93 Concerned about what happens when people fall and can’t reach a telephone to call an ambulance, Mr. Dibner, a psychologist, developed a system to help....
22:51, 07/11/2019

Pioneer US Satire Magazine To Stop Publishing After 70-Year Run MAD magazine, the once-subversive humor publication that helped redefine American satire and influenced a half-century of comedians and comic artists, will soon disappear from the newsstand. And after......
12:17, 07/05/2019

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking industry to a model of professionalism....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But in reality, few know the story of this incredible man and his contribution to society and the game....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landing a man on the moon 50 years ago this month, Russia never regained its lead....
05:00, 07/20/2019

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding......
21:17, 07/14/2019

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88 Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on Saturday, his son said. He was 88....
15:51, 07/07/2019

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and boost shareholder value....
23:51, 05/21/2019

UK solar power pioneer Solarcentury profit grows 860% in a year Subsidy-free solar farms have helped connect millions in Africa to cheap electricityA UK solar power pioneer has grown its profits eight-fold by investing in subsidy-free solar farms that have helped connect millions of homes in Africa to cheap electricity.Solarcentury, one of the UK’s fastest growi...
09:34, 07/25/2019

Joao Gilberto, pioneer of bossa nova music, dead at 88 With his unique playing style and modern jazz influences, Gilberto created the beat that defined bossa nova, helping launch the genre with his song “Bim-Bom.”...
07:34, 07/07/2019

Alan Turing, Computing Pioneer, Will Be Honored on Britain’s £50 Note During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later....
17:34, 07/15/2019

PepsiCo plans to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods U.S.-based beverage and snack maker PepsiCo is planning to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for around $1.7 billion, the two companies said on Friday, as it targets expansion in Africa....
09:17, 07/19/2019

VR pioneer Leap Motion reportedly sells to UltraHaptics for $30 million VR/AR startup Leap Motion has been sold to a rival business named UltraHaptics, according to the Wall Street Journal. The price for the company was reportedly around $30 million -- it was said to be valued at ten times as much in 2013....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Kiran More Appointed Interim USA Cricket Coach The USA Cricket has also appointed former India spinner Sunil Joshi as spin bowling advisor, and Pravin Amre and Kieran Powell as advisors for the batting department....
22:51, 07/13/2019

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
09:17, 09/10/2019

Benitez appointed Dalian head coach "Rafa Benitez has been unveiled as the new head coach of Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang, with the former Newcastle United and Liverpool boss replacing Choi Kang-hee at the helm."...
16:00, 07/02/2019

5 Officers, Including Joint Secretary, Appointed To PMO In a series of appointments, the Prime Minister's office (PMO) inducted five officers, including a joint secretary, three deputy secretaries and a director on Friday....
22:17, 08/30/2019

1st all-female crew appointed to handle AFC Cup game Referee Yoshimi Yamashita and assistants Makoto Bozono and Naomi Teshirogi are set to create history in Asia by becoming the first all-female crew to officiate in one of the Asian Football Confederation's continental club competitions        ...
07:34, 05/14/2019

Sanjay Singh Appointed As AAP's Rajasthan In-Charge The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday appointed its Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sanjay Singh as its Rajasthan in-charge, following its heavy defeat in the Lok Sabha election across the nation....
04:17, 05/26/2019

Brazilians mourn death of bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto Brazilians — most of them at least — are mourning the loss of João Gilberto, one of the inventors of bossa nova music, which gained worldwide popularity in the 1960s...
18:51, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources to cut executive ranks Pioneer Natural Resources said on Tuesday it has asked nearly a third of its executives to leave their jobs as the U.S. shale producer continues to trim costs and considers selling more assets....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
10:34, 06/21/2019

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest in New Orleans Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew....
16:51, 07/09/2019

NASA pioneer, mission control architect Chris Kraft dies at 95 NASA pioneer and former Johnson Space Center Director Christopher Kraft Jr. -- the man who created the space agency's legendary mission control centers -- died Monday. He was 95....
19:00, 07/23/2019

Pioneer Feng happy Chinese women's golf in good hands Chinese golf pioneer Shanshan Feng did not have any company when she joined the LPGA Tour in 2008, but will happily leave it in good hands with a bunch of compatriots ready to assume the spotlight after she exits the stage....
23:51, 05/29/2019

Paying Tribute to a Fashion Pioneer: Remembering Designer Arthur McGee Here at The Glow Up, we regularly celebrate the current trailblazers in the fashion industry, but less often do we honor the dwindling number of pioneers who broke ground for those trails to be blazed. One of those groundbreakers was designer Arthur McGee, who we recently learned died on July 1 in N...
01:51, 07/31/2019

René Favaloro: Heart surgery pioneer celebrated in Google doodle Argentinian surgeon René Favaloro pioneered heart bypass surgery in the 1960s, extending the lives of millions who suffer from coronary artery blockages...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Former ESPN ombudsman, sports journalism pioneer Le Anne Schreiber dies at 73 Former ESPN ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber died Friday at 73. She was first female sports editor at a major American daily newspaper for the Times.        ...
23:51, 06/05/2019

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Pioneer of gender-reveal party regrets sparking trend: 'Let kids be who they are' The former blogger changed her perspective when her own daughter began to teach her about the nuances of genderOne of the pioneers of the gender-reveal party, the popular trend for announcing a baby’s gender through some form of stunt, has said is it time to “re-evaluate” the practice and that her o...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Carlos Cruz-Diez, the Venezuelan Pioneer of Kinetic Art, Dies in Paris (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Carlos Cruz-Diez, a leading Venezuelan artist who won international acclaim for his work with color and the style known as kinetic art, has died in Paris. He was 95. “Your love, your joy, your teachings and your colors, will remain forever in our hearts,” sai...
05:51, 07/29/2019

Kalraj Mishra Appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra was Monday appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat....
13:51, 07/15/2019

Danny Cowley appointed manager of Huddersfield Town Brother Nicky follows him from Lincoln as assistant managerHuddersfield say Cowley one of ‘most detailed managers around’Huddersfield Town have confirmed the appointment of Danny Cowley as manager. Cowley leaves Lincoln and will be joined by his brother and assistant manager, Nicky.Cowley replaces J...
09:51, 09/10/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup....
13:17, 05/14/2019

New Governors Appointed; Anandiben Patel Replaces Ram Naik In UP Former interlocutor on Naga talks RN Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal legislator Jagdeep Dhankhar was......
11:51, 07/20/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
13:51, 05/12/2019

Atanu Chakraborty Appointed Economic Affairs Secretary The government has appointed Atanu Chakraborty as the new economic affairs secretary, a coveted position in the finance ministry, a statement late on Wednesday said....
22:17, 07/24/2019

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New revelations about the multiply accused Kavanaugh’...
19:34, 09/18/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll....
23:34, 05/14/2019

Denon parent Sound United now owns Pioneer and Onkyo home audio The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo's home audio division, including everything from smart speakers to receivers and turntables.......
06:34, 05/15/2019

'In a New Light: Alice Schille and the American Watercolor Movement' Review: A Pioneer of the Medium An exhibition revives the reputation of Alice Schille: Once one of the most accomplished and recognized watercolorists in the U.S., she was nearly forgotten by the time of her death....
03:00, 09/12/2019

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Beauty queen. Journalist. Pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, What Do We Need Men For author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen, cheerleader.        ...
16:17, 07/03/2019

Sean Parker, a Facebook and Napster Pioneer, to Start Cancer Immunotherapy Effort Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Google used 107,000 solar panels to create a portrait of Apollo 11 pioneer Margaret Hamilton In celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic moon landing mission, Google built a massive portrait of Apollo 11 software lead Margaret Hamilton using only solar panels and the reflection of the moon. The impressive art installation, which was set up in the Ivanpah Solar Facility in the ...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Timeline: Autonomous car pioneer Levandowski faces criminal charges of stealing from Alphabet The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company's self-driving car technology before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc ....
22:00, 08/27/2019

Beauty queen, journalist, pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen and cheerleader.       ...
17:34, 07/03/2019

Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts The people of Yemen have been subject to “numerous” possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and sexual abuse in detention, UN-appointed senior rights experts said on Tuesday, in an appeal to the international community to do more to end the conflict....
21:34, 09/03/2019

Trump-appointed NASA head just declared Pluto a planet again NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine – a politician who’s probably seen one or two episodes of “Cosmos” – has officially declared Pluto a planet again. His reasoning: that’s the way he learned it in high school. My favorite soundbyte of the day that probably won't make it to TV. It came from NASA Administrato...
03:34, 08/28/2019

Pranab Mukherjee's Daughter Appointed Congress National Spokesperson The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons....
18:51, 09/09/2019

Steve Clarke appointed Scotland manager on three-year deal • Head coach took Kilmarnock to third in Scottish Premiership• Clarke replaces Alex McLeish after 18 months in the postSteve Clarke has been appointed as the new Scotland head coach on a three-year deal, the Scottish Football Association has announced.The 55-year-old, who guided Kilmarnock to a thir...
22:17, 05/20/2019

Mueller flubs on which president appointed him to prosecutor post in Massachusetts Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller confused which president appointed him the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts back in the 1980s....
19:51, 07/24/2019

Phillip Cocu appointed Derby manager on a four-year deal Former Netherlands midfielder replaces LampardCan’t wait to start this adventure, says 48-year-oldDerby County have appointed the former Netherlands international Phillip Cocu as Frank Lampard’s managerial successor at Pride Park.Cocu, 48, has signed a four-year contract and will be joined by assist...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Political novice Honcharuk appointed Ukraine PM, to focus on economy Political novice and presidential protege Oleksiy Honcharuk was appointed as Ukraine's prime minister on Thursday and said economic reforms aimed at accelerating growth would be the focus of his premiership....
03:51, 08/30/2019

U.S. deputy attorney general Rosenstein who appointed Mueller resigning U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
00:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police Thailand's newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country's next prime minister, will have more than 100 members of the police and military who have wielded power since a 2014 coup ousted an elected government....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Maricopa County attorney appointed to Arizona Supreme Court PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he’s appointing the controversial prosecutor to the state’s high court over fierce opposition from civil rights advocates and crimin...
21:34, 09/05/2019

Ex-HBOS chief appointed to £2.96m role in charge of Wagamama owner Andy Hornby, the former boss of bailed-out lender HBOS, will be paid up to £2.96m a year when he ends a decade-long absence from the stock market to become chief executive of The Restaurant Group....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Rahul Dravid Appointed Head Of National Cricket Academy Rahul Dravid will look after all cricket related activities at the NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and motivating players, coaches and the support staff at the academy....
19:34, 07/08/2019

Priti Patel Appointed UK's First Indian-Origin Home Secretary Priti Patel, an ardent Brexiteer who was among the most vocal critics of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, on Wednesday took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary in the newly-unveiled......
09:00, 07/25/2019

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminate that problem in the future....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Pioneer Natural profit beats, takes 'Permian pure play' tag with asset sale Pioneer Natural Resources beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, and said it sold its Eagle Ford and remaining assets in South Texas to become a pure-play Permian basin producer....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Google Doodle Celebrates 133rd Birthday Pioneer Indian Surgeon Muthulakshmi Reddi Today's Google Doodle celebrates Indian educator, lawmaker, surgeon, and reformer Dr Muthulakshmi Reddi. Constantly breaking down barriers throughout her life, Dr Reddi devoted herself to public......
04:51, 07/30/2019

Bernard Madoff's wife Ruth settles with court-appointed trustee Ruth Madoff, the wife of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff, agreed to pay $594,000 and surrender her remaining assets when she dies to settle claims by the court-appointed trustee liquidating her husband's firm....
07:00, 05/07/2019

William Barr Has Appointed a Prosecutor to Examine the Origins of the Russia Probe (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,” a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Pr...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Kumari Selja Appointed Haryana Congress Chief Ahead Of Elections Congress leader Kumari Selja will take over as the party's chief in Haryana, where elections are due later this year. She will replace Ashok Tanwar, a leader believed to be close to former Congress......
15:00, 09/04/2019

Special Prosecutor Appointed In Smollett Probe To Investigate Dropped Charges CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. On Friday, Cook County Judge Michael Toomin suggested Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx mishandled the case by appointing a...
19:00, 06/21/2019

African Union lifts Sudan suspension after transitional government appointed The African Union (AU) on Friday lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian government after the ouster of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
03:34, 09/07/2019

Kieron Pollard Appointed West Indies' Limited-Overs Captain Kieron Pollard will take over the captaincy from Jason Holder in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Carlos Brathwaite in the Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is)....
22:19, 09/09/2019

JP Nadda Appointed BJP Working President, Amit Shah Remains Boss For Now Former Union Minister JP Nadda was named the BJP's Working President today, ending weeks of speculation on whether Amit Shah, who was given charge of the home ministry, will retain both posts....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Major General AK Dhingra Appointed 1st Armed Forces Special Ops Commander The Armed Forces Special Operations Division has been set up by the government to undertake joint operations by three services and will have elements from the Army, Navy and the Air Force....
12:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Parminder Singh Dhindsa Appointed Akali Dal's Leader Of Legislative Party Former Akali minister and MLA Parminder Singh Dhindsa was on Friday appointed as leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's legislative party in the Punjab assembly....
01:51, 08/03/2019

Rod Rosenstein, U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller, submits resignation U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Obvious Nepotism: This 5-Year-Old Boy Was Just Appointed Grocery Shopping Helper By His Own Parents There are so many people in this world who seem to rise to the top buoyed only by the privilege they were born into. This story is just another shameful example of the culture of nepotism that exists in our country: This 5-year-old boy was just appointed grocery shopping helper by his own parents....
21:17, 09/16/2019

Trump slams Fed chair he appointed last year as an 'enemy' – live news US president said Jerome Powell had let the country down and compared him to a golfer who was unable to putt, ahead of Powell’s speech todaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.16pm BST In an exclusive interview the Guardian, Taylor Swift said Donald Trump thinks he the US is an au...
18:34, 08/23/2019

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpalettiInternazionale fourth in Serie A this seasonFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have announced.The 49-year-old returns to management having been sacked by the Blues at the end of the 20...
09:51, 05/31/2019

Government-Appointed Task Force On Direct Tax Code Submits Report The task force was assigned to draft direct tax laws in line with the norms prevalent in other countries, incorporating international best practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the......
01:17, 08/20/2019

Dominic LeBlanc’s family, donors appointed to 5 of 6 recent N.B. judicial vacancies The appointments include the wife of Dominic LeBlanc's brother-in-law and prominent donors to both the Liberal Party and the federal Liberal association for LeBlanc's riding. ...
18:51, 07/02/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring there is “no time to lose”....
23:34, 05/23/2019

Darren Lehman appointed coach of Hundred team Northern Superchargers Darren Lehmann, who left his job as Australia coach in the wake of the sandpaper scandal last spring, has been confirmed as the men's coach of Northern Superchargers, the Leeds-based team in the Hundred....
23:00, 08/20/2019

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls 'freaking stupid' A pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to navigate through traffic, instead of cameras, just a few weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called the technology "freaking stupid."...
02:34, 05/24/2019

Citi's Atiq Rehman appointed head of EMEA emerging markets business Citigroup Inc has appointed Atiq Rehman, currently Middle East and Africa head at the U.S. bank, as the head of the newly created EMEA Emerging Markets Cluster, according to an internal email sent on Monday and seen by Reuters....
15:00, 09/09/2019

MOVES-Former Petrobras CEO Ivan Monteiro appointed as Nubank risk committee member Brazilian financial startup Nubank has appointed former Petroleo Brasileiro SA's Chief Executive Ivan Monteiro as a member of its risk committee and finance consultant, it said on Monday in a statement....
19:51, 07/01/2019

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian giants....
18:00, 07/21/2019

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
20:17, 06/18/2019

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October....
03:17, 06/21/2019

Olympian John Carlos on 1968 Brent Musburger criticism: He 'doesn't even exist in my mind' During a forum on athletes and activism Thursday, Olympian John Carlos discussed a 1968 Brent Musburger column that harshly criticized his protest with Tommie Smith at those Summer Games.        ...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Iowa sports radio pioneer Marty Tirrell emerges as alleged scam artist with multiple victims Marty Tirrell, an Iowa sports radio pioneer, has allegedly cheated countless people and businesses out of money through multiple scams.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, submits resignation to Trump Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general whose appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller roiled the Trump administration for two years, has submitted his resignation to President Donald Trump, Rosenstein's resignation is effective May 11....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
18:34, 06/19/2019

Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea manager as club legend returns to Stamford Bridge - Lampard 'immensely proud' to return to Chelsea - Granovskaia: Lampard is 'one of the most talented young coaches in the game' - Lampard's in-tray: Five key areas he must address...
12:34, 07/04/2019

CORRECTED-MOVES-Former Petrobras CEO Ivan Monteiro appointed as Nubank risk committee member Brazilian financial startup Nubank has appointed former Petroleo Brasileiro SA's Chief Executive Ivan Monteiro as a member of its risk committee and finance consultant, it said on Monday in a statement....
04:34, 07/02/2019

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on "The Five" defended Biden calling him a Civil Rights pioneer Thursday....
04:34, 06/21/2019

Chef Vinesh Johny Appointed AS Deputy Chief Expert For Pastry And Confectionery At WorldSkills Kazan Under the new position, Chef Vinesh will be vested with task of ensuring smooth functioning of future events. He will also train many more enthusiasts under the Patisserie and Baking segments....
14:17, 08/30/2019

Khashoggi murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator: Special in-depth UN News interview In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October....
08:51, 07/28/2019

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on Sept. 11, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Wednesday....
05:34, 09/04/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
08:34, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
10:51, 05/25/2019

Newly Appointed Special Prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett Case Will Reinvestigate the Actor’s Infamous Tale and the Saga That Followed Talk about making a federal case out of something. A Chicago judge on Friday appointed a former U.S. attorney—a fed, y’all—as special prosecutor to investigate what one guesses should be referred to as “Jussie Smollett-gate.”...
03:34, 08/24/2019

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
23:17, 05/25/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd said “ther...
17:01, 09/09/2019

Japan's Abe to pick former vice minister Sugawara as trade minister: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hand former vice trade minister Isshu Sugawara the trade and industry portfolio and select Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura for the post of economy minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, NHK public broadcaster reported on Tuesday....
09:51, 09/10/2019

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on were being called off, citing the absurd costs, impossibility of staging outdoor events due to clima...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
15:34, 05/28/2019

Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca: a charming and good-natured movie pioneer | Peter Bradshaw The man inside Star Wars’ Wookiee suit may not have been instantly recognisable, but his skills helped lay the groundwork for current blockbuster moviesLike Anthony Daniels in the gold shell of C3PO, or Dave Prowse in the cloak and mask of Darth Vader, Peter Mayhew, who played the lovable but formid...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan' In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games next summer in Tokyo....
15:00, 09/18/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:34, 06/30/2019

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health and family will all factor into his decision....
18:00, 09/02/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronics....
14:17, 07/25/2019

10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio produced several quality boxers who turned professional in the months and years that followed. Here are 10 of the best The post 10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics appeared first on Boxing News....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, competing quotes and high-speed electronic executions f...
08:51, 05/03/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
17:17, 07/24/2019

Mbappe wants to play at both Euro 2020 and Olympics PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe is looking forward to a busy summer in 2020. The 20-year-old France forward, who helped his national team win the World Cup last year, wants to play at both the 2020 European Championship and the Tokyo Olympics. Soon after France qualified for the Olympic tournament by rea...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Shirtless Tongan is aiming for his 3rd Olympics in 2020 Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan man who gained immediate fame when he went shirtless during the Parade of Nations in the past two Olympics, is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer to the world of esports over the last few years. Its latest toe dip into the water comes in the form of a $500,000 gaming tournament hosted with Intel,...
02:34, 09/12/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
07:34, 07/22/2019

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
15:17, 05/27/2019

Tiger Woods: 'Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes' – video Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, which he has won four times in the past.Tiger Woods says recent rest gives him ‘best chance’ of US P...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
23:34, 09/18/2019

USA, Red Bull create pathway to 3-on-3 Olympics teams USA Basketball has partnered with Red Bull for a series of 3-on-3 events to help determine who could represent the U.S. at the 2020 Olympics.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
01:51, 07/25/2019

After Pan Am Games slam dunk, 3x3 basketball looks towards Olympics The front page of FIBA's website offers a little teaser about its latest project: "From the streets to the Olympics" says basketball's world governing body in a pitch for the 3x3 version of the game....
05:51, 07/30/2019

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination....
13:34, 08/27/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
19:34, 07/05/2019

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.“That is the plan, for sure,” Curry t...
19:34, 09/18/2019

Twitter teams up with NBC for live 2020 Olympics coverage NBC is slightly loosening its firm grasp on its Olympic Games broadcast rights. It's teaming up with Twitter to bring limited live coverage and highlights, along with a daily 20-minute Olympics show, to Twitter's website and apps during the Tokyo 202......
22:17, 07/25/2019

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released on Tuesday by Gracenote Sports, which supplies stat...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Tokyo Olympics undecided on Placido Domingo appearance The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into allegations the opera star sexually harassed women       ...
06:17, 08/30/2019

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming championships, the very public protests riveted the swimming world and cast a spotlight (...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Tiger Woods eyes a career first: Playing in the Olympics Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he’d “like’’ to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo if he qualifies. “I’ve never played in the Olympics, and I’m sure that I won’t have many more opportunities going forward at 43 years old now to play in many Olympics,’’ Woods said. “Yes, that would be a first for......
07:00, 05/15/2019

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
10:17, 06/24/2019

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center Lexington (LEX 18) — Former Kentucky national champion and current Charlotte Hornets guard, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, was back in Lexington Sunday helping out with the Special Olympics at the Joe Craft Ce...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Olympics: Bach says 'impressed' with Queensland 2032 bid plans International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has praised Southeast Queensland's early planning for a potential bid for the 2032 Summer Games after meeting with the mayor of Brisbane on Monday....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
13:00, 07/18/2019

Why insider says 2026 Olympics wouldn’t have been good fit for Calgary Rob Livingstone with GamesBids.com said Calgary would have lost to Sweden or Italy because of the way the International Olympic Committee was weighing bids....
03:51, 06/25/2019

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics The Italian city edged out Stockholm, Sweden to host the games in seven years time. Milan and Stockholm were the two cities left after four others pulled out due to worries over project size and costs....
18:34, 06/24/2019

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic athlete from Bullitt County who is on the Autism spectrum. “I had been getting into the spirit o...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games....
11:34, 09/11/2019

IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
14:51, 06/24/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
02:51, 05/15/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo in two sports....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
11:34, 09/03/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
20:34, 06/23/2019

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who......
20:00, 08/20/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for the Games....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
10:34, 07/24/2019

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:17, 07/02/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Committee has confirmed that boxing will continue as an...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
22:34, 09/18/2019

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  Here’s more from our Monday sportscast:...
07:34, 09/03/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the years b......
18:00, 07/24/2019

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on track to become the youngest female to compete at...
00:00, 09/15/2019

Watch: IOC choosing between Italy, Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee will vote Monday on the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, a competition between Stockholm-Are in Sweden and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy....
16:51, 06/24/2019

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
05:34, 08/09/2019

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into U.S. Olympic sport organizations....
10:17, 09/14/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
06:17, 07/05/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out.       ...
06:00, 09/06/2019

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
19:51, 05/27/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chief said on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth buildup to the event....
08:17, 07/23/2019

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhausting journey to a sporting Shangri La....
18:51, 08/01/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit......
00:51, 06/24/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:34, 06/11/2019

Olympics: Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests - IOC Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday....
14:51, 05/10/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
12:51, 08/10/2019

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
10:00, 06/20/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
13:51, 08/13/2019

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The veteran player has competed across four decades and was a world champion back in 1983. Continue reading...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
18:34, 08/08/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
20:34, 07/18/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
19:17, 05/15/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag during next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, amid a deepening history and trade feud....
15:34, 09/11/2019

Olympics: As Games suitors dwindle, sport still good business, says LA While another reduced bid process was completed on Monday with Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo winning the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Los Angeles Sport Council (LASC) released a report that said sport, including the Games, is good business....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
21:00, 06/27/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixel Mario’s tiny legs go!...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting events. Algorithms will then analyze the biomechanics......
03:34, 09/12/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed-team time-trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year's world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday....
01:00, 09/19/2019

Olympics: Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the decades when the country was operating a systematic state-sponsored doping program....
10:51, 05/04/2019

Olympics - Sponsorship rule change will not apply to everyone: Canadian official Changes in Germany to the Olympic rule that restricted sponsorship opportunities for athletes during a Games are not a "one-size-fits-all" decision for all countries, Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith said on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/26/2019

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time       ...
14:17, 06/12/2019

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
23:17, 08/19/2019

US women's volleyball team secures Tokyo Olympics bid The U.S. women's volleyball team has secured an Olympic berth for next summer's Tokyo Games, beating Argentina in straight sets at a Tokyo Women's Volleyball Qualification Tournament       ...
23:17, 08/04/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
14:00, 07/24/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020 Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Players will compete in Street Fighter V and Rocket League for a price......
03:34, 09/12/2019

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
14:34, 07/02/2019

Chicago woman charged with murder after pregnant woman strangled and baby stolen A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly strangled an expectant mother with a cord and cut the infant from her womb, police have said....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama woman charged in her unborn baby’s death, cops say another woman pulled trigger An Alabama grand jury on Tuesday decided to indict a woman Wednesday with manslaughter for allegedly initiating and continuing a fight with another woman that ultimately lead to the shooting death of her unborn baby, a report said....
07:00, 06/27/2019

Woman charged with conspiring to gang-rape kidnapped woman A female kidnapper abducted a woman at gunpoint in a terrifying plot to gang-rape her, a report said. Alexandria Lauren Hancock, 28, of Montgomery, was arrested Friday in connection to grand jury warrants issued in July after she allegedly conspired to rape the 34-year-old woman after kidnapping her...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of South Bend following a three-day trial. Rice̵...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
12:17, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:51, 07/05/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure clouded his judgment after England’s World Cup semi-final against the USA and that he regrets calling the third-place play-off a “nonsense game”.On the e...
06:51, 08/29/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 857 municipalities in all of Japan’s 47 prefe...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote       ...
19:51, 06/23/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
07:51, 07/25/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the 2011 earthquake....
20:34, 07/24/2019

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is meant to showcase Japan's strengths in the field....
17:51, 09/05/2019

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests. The case is said to involve three “whereabouts failures” over 12 months, meaning it can be treated as a positive test...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:51, 06/07/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Olympics: Raelene Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Boyle uses Australian Olympic Committee’s agm to take a stanceAustralian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the decades when the country was operating a systematic s...
12:34, 05/04/2019

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
00:17, 06/28/2019

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D5.We’ve been hearing whispers of the Nikon D6 for a while now, but nothing concrete. Yet, Nik...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot lineup for the summer games, and one of the biggest......
19:51, 07/23/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
09:17, 08/10/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
10:51, 05/04/2019

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow....
08:00, 09/05/2019

Olympics: Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights at Games In exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help take the sport to the next level of popularity....
08:34, 07/26/2019

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
01:51, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simona Halep made her way to the players’ lawn, the are...
14:17, 07/15/2019

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on those who don’t live up to its promisesTeddy Roosevelt referred to the office of presidency as a “bully pulpit”, a perfect platform to preach opinions to...
14:00, 09/03/2019

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of food from Fukushima, media reports said.In additi...
09:34, 08/22/2019

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
00:34, 06/02/2019

Fox & Friends Crew Performs Olympics-Level Mental Gymnastics Over Trump's Wall Another day, another instance of the Fox News crew covering President Donald Trump’s ass—this time over the diversion of $3.6 billion from military construction projects to fund the latest phase of Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
16:34, 05/21/2019

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is complete: the Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the Fiba World Cup quarter-finals await. Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 p...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Olympics: Bach boxing comments undervalue International Federations - AIBA chief The executive director of AIBA, the governing body of amateur boxing, has hit out at Olympic chief Thomas Bach for suggesting putting together an alternative organization to run the sport at next year's Tokyo Games would "not be rocket science"....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
18:34, 07/05/2019

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
10:17, 07/18/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to ...
08:17, 07/24/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
08:00, 07/05/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United States basketball team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens....
23:51, 05/18/2019

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
19:00, 09/18/2019

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years       ...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
17:51, 04/29/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
19:51, 07/09/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
01:34, 09/19/2019

Lamar Odom Says He Used "A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock" To Pass His Drug Test For The 2004 Olympics Lamar Odom was in a bit of a pickle in 2004. He had accomplished a lifelong dream in getting named to the Team USA Olympic basketball roster set to go to Athens that summer. All he had to do to officially join the team was pass a drug test a few days after he got the call. The problem was that he’d ...
04:51, 05/19/2019

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Lamar Odom Reveals He Passed Drug Tests for 2004 Olympics with the Help of 'A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock' Lamar Odom apparently needs to sell some books. Fresh off the TMI news that the embattled baller’s memoir reveals he’s bedded over 2,000 women, reports now say the book also details the um, lengths, he went through to pass his drug tests in 2004....
16:51, 05/19/2019

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.       ...
22:51, 08/29/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
09:00, 05/26/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
09:51, 05/11/2019

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia Allen said a flood of immigration and low birth rates among wh...
22:51, 07/28/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
01:51, 05/23/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The court in the capital, Tbilisi, on Thursday ruled against the prosecutors’ motion to jail Niki Melia and ordere...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democratic primary contest. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
22:34, 05/28/2019

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
13:34, 07/05/2019

SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past       ...
10:00, 09/11/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
01:17, 07/19/2019

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

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if necessary....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby County on Wednesday went to the House microphone t...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged white man who used profanity, called her vulgar names ...
08:34, 07/20/2019

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook Live video that she was in the express lane at a Publix in Mableton Friday with her daughter, when a ...
02:17, 07/22/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s comments on Wednesday, reported by the semi-official ILN...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
17:17, 06/10/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Republican lawmaker blocks U.S. disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
23:17, 05/30/2019

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who waits to see “which wa...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
07:51, 05/22/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
06:00, 05/03/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the person who made the statement, a report said, citing a witnesses....
10:34, 07/24/2019

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke following Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” Texas state representative Briscoe Cain wrote, usi...
19:17, 09/13/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
17:34, 08/22/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:17, 05/11/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
13:00, 07/14/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
21:17, 06/18/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
07:17, 05/25/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednesday in protest....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP The husband of Sakshi Misra, an Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker's daughter who had alleged threats from her family, was attacked today at the Allahabad High Court, where the couple had gone to......
09:51, 07/15/2019

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to injure Thursday in Salt Lake City. Attorney Mark ...
02:34, 06/14/2019

Vitthal Radadiya, Former Gujarat Lawmaker, Dies At 61 Vitthal Radadiya, one of Saurashtra's most prominent politicians and former Member of Parliament from Porbandar in Gujarat, died at his residence in Ahmedabad on Monday morning....
12:51, 07/29/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. ...
14:17, 05/27/2019

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter has lost his seat on a legislative committee. Deerfield Republican Rep. Jim Spillane shared a photo of the animal’s bloody carcass on May 26. That prompted a complaint to t...
22:00, 06/28/2019

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sentence in a corruption scandal....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events......
16:51, 06/23/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims on Tuesday posted a two-minute video on Twitte...
00:34, 05/08/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress “illogical and disingenuous.̶...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
00:17, 07/13/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
13:51, 05/27/2019

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested last weekend and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. George County sheriff’s depu...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and another man was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983. Officials say that lawmaker Héctor Olivares was shot at around 7 a.m. local time near the ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation into Russian election interference and attempts by President Donald Trump to impede the probe....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
05:51, 07/20/2019

UK lawmaker suspended after ejecting protester from gala Prime Minister Theresa May’s office suspended Foreign Office Minister Mark Field on Friday while an investigation takes place into the treatment of a climate change protester at the gala Mansion House dinner...
14:17, 06/21/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who objected to the bill's p...
21:17, 05/28/2019

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and intolerance.” The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Nassau), would mandate that sixth- t...
06:51, 08/13/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
14:00, 07/12/2019

Ryan Lochte talks alcohol rehab, 'roller-coaster' life as he eyes 2020 Olympics Lochte, now a father of two, said he checked into a rehab center in Florida last year and the treatment lasted about six weeks.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

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

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
13:34, 05/22/2019

If Congress Were Part Of Alliance...: Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
07:51, 05/30/2019

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it till his police station's limits....
00:34, 06/12/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander in chief. “I call upon the chairman to hold hearings...
20:51, 06/04/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
04:34, 05/18/2019

Aam Aadmi Party Lawmaker Devinder Sehrawat Joins BJP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, the second legislator to quit the party and join the saffron fold in less than a week....
13:34, 05/06/2019

Second AAP Lawmaker Joins BJP, Days After Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, becoming the second lawmaker of the party to switch in less than a week. Earlier, another lawmaker, Anil Bajpai, had......
13:34, 05/06/2019

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
03:00, 07/02/2019

"Will Resign From AAP Soon, But Stay On As Lawmaker," Declares Alka Lamba Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Alka Lamba today said that she was on the verge of resigning from the primary membership of the party over differences that have cropped up with her......
13:51, 08/04/2019

"Azam Khan Must Apologise": BJP Lawmaker On Sexist Remark Against Her Azam Khan has no right to stay in parliament; he must apologise, says the BJP's Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the Samajwadi Party lawmaker's sexist remarks on Thursday....
08:51, 07/26/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The comments by Democratic Rep. John Rogers of Birmingham dr...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker. Jack Renshaw had pleaded guilty to buying a machete and intending to kill Labour Party lawmaker Rosie Cooper and threatening to slay a police ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Zambrano released from jail Edgar Zambrano had been detained on charges of treason following a failure to seize control in April. His allies have said his liberation was a result of global pressure and not one of goodwill from President Maduro....
06:00, 09/18/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:17, 06/19/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
19:00, 05/14/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, says parliament member Mohsin Dawar was captu...
15:34, 05/30/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
19:17, 06/18/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt to pass a Brexit deal....
01:00, 05/23/2019

"Just The Trailer": Mukul Roy's One-Liner As Trinamool Lawmaker Joins BJP Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Mukul Roy said "yeh trailer hai, film abhi baki hai", a popular one-liner, as one more Trinamool Congress assembly lawmaker and......
20:51, 06/24/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
07:17, 05/25/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
10:17, 06/18/2019

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweeting “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis” after Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke pledg...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Senior UK Conservative lawmaker says he could not back Corbyn-led government A Conservative lawmaker at the center of efforts to block a no-deal Brexit said on Saturday he was pessimistic about his chances because he and other party colleagues could not support a caretaker government led by opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn....
12:34, 08/17/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Rock mayor’s staff. Mayor Frank Scott announced Friday that he had hired former Rep. Charles Blake as his chief of staff. Blake, who was the House ...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Lawmaker Runs Underdog Campaign Against Kentucky Governor FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Undaunted by his status as a political underdog, state Rep. Robert Goforth has logged more than 10,000 miles in his pickup truck and invested at least $750,000 of his own money into challenging Kentucky’s governor in the state’s Republican primary. Along the way, he...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Tried Alerting Yogi Adityanath About Sonbhadra Situation: Lawmaker A ruling alliance MLA claimed on Wednesday that he wrote to Yogi Adityanath about the in Sonbhadra where 10 tribals were gunned down a week ago, but his letter was not shown to the Uttar Pradesh chief......
22:17, 07/24/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
21:34, 05/24/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a married father of three, was arrested late Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge after depu...
15:34, 05/22/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two years after he led protests in Ferguson after the...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
02:51, 05/18/2019

Arkansas ex-lawmaker’s family saddened, angered by her death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas lawmaker whose body was found at her home last week say they’re saddened and angered by her death, and are confident authorities are using all their resources to solve her killing. Dozens of Arkansas lawmakers and others gathered at the ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
10:17, 04/30/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
02:00, 07/10/2019

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chinese government....
01:00, 08/07/2019

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it....
02:00, 08/26/2019

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter. The revelations concerning Tassia Christodoulopoulou, a former cabinet minister who is a deputy...
18:34, 06/07/2019

US Lawmaker Apologises To Indian-Americans Over Letter On Kashmir In an unprecedented move, a US Congressman has apologised to Indian-Americans for not consulting them before writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express his concerns on human rights......
13:17, 08/13/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury chief at a gala dinner. Party chair Brandon Lewis says that lawmaker Mark Field referred himself to ...
10:51, 06/21/2019

Mayawati's Party Dismisses Lone Lawmaker In Jharkhand The Jharkhand unit of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday dismissed its lone MLA Kushwaha Shivpujan Mehta on alleged anti-party activities, a party leader said....
12:51, 07/29/2019

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time is divisive. State Rep. Scott Allen in a tweet Friday asked, “Is this any more appropriate than erecting...
18:34, 06/07/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
20:34, 07/11/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
14:17, 05/10/2019

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
09:00, 05/28/2019

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
19:34, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri proposed a bill that covers games explicitly targeted t...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
17:52, 07/06/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
17:52, 07/06/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
08:34, 06/01/2019

Argentine lawmaker in serious condition after shooting near National Congress An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
17:17, 07/12/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a "partisan issue."...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
07:00, 05/28/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
00:00, 05/24/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
20:51, 05/14/2019

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar, the lawmaker from Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh, will administer the o......
09:34, 06/11/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
22:02, 09/13/2019

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vandals attacked his office and the graves of his parents....
10:17, 07/24/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexual assaults he handled during his time as a police ...
21:17, 05/18/2019

Long Island lawmaker wants to crack down on drunk boating A Long Island state lawmaker is targeting drunk boating by making it a felony offense to drive while intoxicated with kids on board. Another proposal also would revoke an offender’s license to drive a car for boating while intoxicated conviction. “Drunk boating has long plagued Long Island’s w...
06:34, 08/06/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
17:17, 05/11/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
08:17, 05/19/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
02:34, 06/20/2019

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.” “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” Republican Representative Briscoe Cain t...
22:34, 09/13/2019

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday made a shocking claim in the state legislature as he said that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elections....
22:51, 08/01/2019