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Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020

Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could b...

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020

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Analysis: The re-emergence of Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' Senate chances in 2020 The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political position....
09:52, 09/18/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
00:52, 05/26/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop production of oil, gas, and coal on federal lands as a step toward banning it everywhere....
22:26, 06/24/2019

Democrats oppose proposed Trump administration changes to apprenticeship laws A group of about 150 Democrats told the Trump administration Monday that it objected to proposed changes to federal apprenticeship programs, a key push by the White House. The lawmakers argued that the proposed changes would divert funds from existin...
10:26, 08/27/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

Ohio’s Hamilton County may test whether Trump’s divisiveness will help or hurt him in 2020 “For those that are for Trump, it doesn’t matter what he does,” said one suburban pastor. “For those against him, they’re dead set against him. But that middle crowd, they’re watching and they want to do what is right.” ...
09:39, 08/04/2019

‘This Is a Distraction.’ Republicans Worry Trump’s Racist Comments Will Hurt Him in 2020 President Donald Trump has unleashed a series of racist attacks in recent weeks, indicating that white grievance could be a key focus of his 2020 campaign strategy. But some Republicans worry that will cost him votes and take focus away from the econ...
21:52, 07/30/2019

2020 Census citizenship question would hurt business decisions on jobs, stores and even TV Census data helps all kinds of companies decide where to build and what to sell. Imagine the impact if that information were incomplete or distorted.       ...
20:52, 06/11/2019

How Democrats Are Using Mueller’s Testimony to Help Them in 2020 The widespread consensus of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was that both political parties continued to see what they wanted to see. For Democrats, that meant renewed calls for pursuing impeachme...
04:00, 07/25/2019

2020 Democrats buy in to the public option The Democratic presidential candidates who are backing a healthcare "public option" or "buy-in" that would have the government offer medical coverage to compete with private insurers are offering it as a “pragmatic” alternative to "Medicare for All" ...
07:26, 05/10/2019

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
21:52, 08/06/2019

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
04:26, 08/14/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
18:52, 06/18/2019

How 2020 Democrats are preparing for the first debate Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Miami this week for the first pair of debates with many hoping to do what only few so far have achieved: score a breakout moment....
18:00, 06/25/2019

How do the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate? Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
16:52, 09/04/2019

Democrats view Barr testimony with eye to 2020 There's debate as to what Democrats should do next after Attorney General William Barr's contentious Mueller Report testimony before the Senate followed by his failure to show up at a House hearing. (April 2)      ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

What the 2020 Democrats Said About Trump and Race at the N.A.A.C.P. Forum The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and bey...
03:00, 06/18/2019

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
00:39, 09/21/2019

Pelosi says Democrats have to win ‘big’ in 2020 to oust Trump WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Democrats would have to win “big” in 2020 or she feared President Trump would contest the results of the election. “We have to inoculate against that, we have to be prepared for that,” she sai...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taki...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
12:52, 06/20/2019

Poll: Most Democrats undecided on 2020 primary A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year's Democratic presidential primary....
22:13, 04/28/2019

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns p...
02:13, 06/09/2019

Big-name 2020 Democrats struggle to stand out in the Biden era As Joe Biden set out on his first 2020 campaign swing this week atop polls and swarmed by cameras, Beto O'Rourke traveled a gravel road here in Central California on an ATV, off on a fact-finding mission that included inspecting a series of irrigatio...
02:52, 05/06/2019

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 m...
20:39, 07/11/2019

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which ar...
05:13, 07/16/2019

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and M...
10:26, 05/29/2019

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
01:39, 09/13/2019

2020 Democrats Demand Gun Control, but Differ on Tactics Joe Biden said there was no room for compromise with congressional Republicans, while Elizabeth Warren sounded more open to it and wanted a broad solution to gun violence....
18:52, 09/03/2019

Democrats prepare for first showdown as 2020 debates loom Twenty candidates will take the stage over two nights this week in clash that could help whittle down a huge fieldTen of the leading Democrats competing for their party’s presidential nomination will face off in Miami on Wednesday for the first of tw...
10:52, 06/26/2019

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democr...
11:52, 07/18/2019

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
08:52, 06/23/2019

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, furth...
02:26, 06/20/2019

2020 Democrats praise Walmart move on guns, but say it's not enough "This is a step in the right direction — and I'm grateful Walmart has taken action — but we can't rely on corporations to stop gun violence," Beto O'Rourke says....
00:52, 09/04/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
00:26, 05/15/2019

State of the nomination: where do Democrats stand as 2020 narrows? With Labor Day comes a time-honored transition to a more volatile stage of the race – and Biden has held onto his lead, but Warren and Sanders are right behindFor the historically large and diverse field of Democrats seeking the presidential nominati...
15:00, 09/02/2019

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
00:39, 05/30/2019

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
01:13, 08/27/2019

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
23:13, 06/12/2019

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
22:26, 05/20/2019

‘They Clearly Need to Step Up.’ Why Advocates Think 2020 Democrats Should Talk More About Judges Three years after Donald Trump won the presidency partly by making judicial nominations a centerpiece of his candidacy, liberal advocacy groups are struggling to get 2020 Democratic hopefuls to stress the importance of the third branch of government ...
00:13, 09/05/2019

What Moderate House Democrats Are Getting Wrong About 2020 and Impeachment Adam Jentleson on the folly of tepid kitchen-table strategizing, impeachment, and the right lessons Democrats can draw from recent electoral history....
04:39, 07/27/2019

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
09:39, 06/12/2019

Low in Cash and Polls, 2020 Democrats Get Creative With Accounting As Democrats gather for the next presidential debates this week, several are struggling with fund-raising. An accounting maneuver last month made some appear to have more cash on hand than they did....
21:00, 07/30/2019

2020 Democrats Say Trump Is Fostering Hatred, Not Fighting It The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control....
23:39, 08/07/2019

No more tiptoeing: 2020 Democrats put gun control at center of debate Even before the recent spate of mass shootings, candidates touted comprehensive plans for stricter gun lawsJohn Kerry went pheasant hunting in Iowa weeks before the 2004 presidential election. Hillary Clinton spoke fondly of learning to shoot as a li...
10:39, 08/07/2019

Dear 2020 Democrats: Small business is doing just fine right now For many people, the economy is, at this very moment, stronger than it has been at any other point in their life. The unemployment rate is hovering near its lowest point in 50 years, showing that nearly everyone who wants a job already has one. Wages...
19:26, 07/24/2019

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy sayi...
12:00, 06/01/2019

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on t...
10:26, 06/03/2019

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
19:39, 09/13/2019

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.        ...
18:39, 09/07/2019

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
06:13, 07/13/2019

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climat...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Labor chief likes 2020 Democrats over Hillary Clinton The president of the AFL-CIO said Thursday that the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have a better message for blue-collar workers than losing 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton....
18:00, 08/30/2019

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a winning issue on the campaign trail....
21:52, 08/17/2019

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
03:52, 08/13/2019

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
09:39, 06/20/2019

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of c...
01:39, 06/28/2019

A 2020 Cheat Sheet: How 21 Democrats Answered Our Questions Before the Debates Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues? Here's a quick look at their answers....
11:26, 06/26/2019

To beat Trump in 2020, Democrats will need to get down and dirty | Nesrine Malik The president has made identity politics part of his vision – progressives must fight back on those same termsThe 2020 US presidential election is going to be about native entitlement. It’s going to be about race and immigration and deportation and I...
00:52, 08/27/2019

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strateg...
00:26, 06/20/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood before an overwhelmingly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, and asked black people for their votes. Rel...
19:52, 07/28/2019

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended &mdash...
17:39, 07/14/2019

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
09:39, 06/27/2019

We Got That Viral Photo Algorithm to Say Some Deranged Shit About the 2020 Democrats At this point, we all know that a life on the internet means that our information—from our browsing history to our faces—is being used by entities much larger and scarier and more faceless than ourselves. Very cool! Worth it! We also know that the te...
07:26, 09/18/2019

Democrats are now left with one option to end Trump’s presidency: The 2020 election Robert S. Mueller III ’s testimony didn’t deliver the spark the Democrats wanted. That puts the onus on House leaders and presidential candidates, and it heightens the stakes for next year’s election....
11:39, 07/25/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
15:13, 09/16/2019

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's...
14:26, 08/09/2019

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020 At a relatively subdued “Make America Great Again” rally on Wednesday night, the president riffed on familiar themes, like the “fake news media” and Hillary Clinton....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than l...
14:13, 06/19/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Here’s How 2020 Democrats’ Student Loan Debt Proposals Compare Elizabeth Warren and Julían Castro want to help pay off student loan debt. Bernie Sanders wants to forgive it entirely. Student loan forgiveness has become a hot topic in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, with two of the top liberals p...
11:39, 06/25/2019

Math favors Senate Democrats in 2020, but geography gives GOP the advantage Republicans, confident about keeping the majority, say anybody-but-Kobach in Kansas, fearing the divisive ex-attorney general could cost them a seat despite close ties to Trump....
15:00, 04/28/2019

5 Reasons Why It Would Be A Mistake For The Democrats To Nominate Jason Voorhees In 2020 With such a crowded field of potential candidates for the presidential nomination in 2020, it’s going to be crucial for Democrats to determine which politician has the winning combination of electability and bold-yet-achievable policy goals. Check ou...
21:00, 07/31/2019

Democrats see loss over abortion, hunt for pro-life 2020 candidate When Joe Biden abandoned his lifelong support for limiting federal funding of abortion, the Democratic Party closed the door on millions of anti-abortion voters and donors, potentially pushing the most ardent into the arms of President Trump, who has...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Why 2020 Democrats Aren’t Highlighting the Rape Allegation Against Trump It’s been three days days since the writer E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, but the allegation has caused barely a ripple in the 2020 campaign. The nearly two dozen Democrats vying to unseat Trump have issued statements e...
11:39, 06/25/2019

How the 2020 Democrats Have Responded to Trump’s Attacks on People of Color President Trump said a group of congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from — remarks Democrats roundly condemned as racist and divisive....
11:26, 07/31/2019

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
19:26, 09/04/2019

As China trade war escalates, 2020 U.S. Democrats scramble over their message The growing economic fallout from President Donald Trump’s drawn-out trade war with China would appear to be a ready-made opportunity for Democratic presidential contenders seeking to blunt his central 2020 re-election pitch: That he has made the eco...
13:00, 09/09/2019

2020 Democrats Urge New Hampshire Voters to Not Play It Safe MANCHESTER, N.H. — A trio of Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden. Biden has centered his campaign on his ...
23:26, 09/07/2019

Gun safety debate overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for 2020 Democrats As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet anot...
22:00, 09/03/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
18:13, 06/21/2019

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more mone...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allie...
21:52, 05/29/2019

Trump, Democrats cross swords over powers as 2020 election looms Congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump are locked in a constitutional showdown over their powers to investigate him, exchanging threats that present risks for both sides as they head into the 2020 election....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster J...
03:26, 06/27/2019

The Debate Showed That 2020 Democrats Don’t Have a Plan to Deal with Mitch McConnell When moderator Chuck Todd asked Elizabeth Warren if she has a plan to deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell the same way that she has plans for free college and better health care, her answer was short. “I do,” she said, pausin...
06:52, 06/27/2019

Czech 2020 budget talks stall, Social Democrats want more funds Czech government talks on the 2020 budget hit a wall on Wednesday after the junior ruling party Social Democrats rejected current plans and said its ministries were around 20 billion crowns ($870 million) short of funds....
14:13, 07/31/2019

Some Pennsylvania Democrats regret not voting in 2016. They say they’ll be sure to cast a ballot in 2020. Arresting the slide in black turnout and cutting into Republican advantages among white and rural voters is seen by Democrats as key to flipping Pennsylvania back into their electoral column....
22:00, 08/24/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says Trump going to be 'harder to beat than many Democrats think' Presidential hopeful Rep. Seth Moulton, said Tuesday on "America's Newsroom" that he is the best choice in the Democratic field to take on President Trump on issues of national security. ...
20:39, 05/14/2019

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
06:39, 09/16/2019

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
03:52, 07/03/2019

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
21:00, 06/09/2019

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
16:39, 06/12/2019

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washing...
09:00, 06/10/2019

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

Trump and 2020 Democrats are racing to the Hamptons for fundraisers in hunt for wealthy donors President Donald Trump will be heading to the Hamptons in August for a fundraiser at the home of real estate executive Joe Farrell. Tickets for the the fundraising gala start at $2,800 and go up $250,000....
05:39, 07/24/2019

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
02:01, 07/05/2019

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
10:26, 06/19/2019

As 2020 Democrats Court Black Voters, Biden Faces Reckoning on Race Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, the field’s two leading black candidates, have stepped up their criticism of former Vice President Joe Biden’s decades-long record as the next debate nears....
20:52, 07/25/2019

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like they’re a real news network that cares about everyone. They keep acting like they’re trying to tell both...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Howard Dean says Democrats will lose if they have ‘two old white guys’ on 2020 presidential ticket Dean, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, echoed calls by other prominent liberals for the party to embrace diversity on its presidential ticket....
20:00, 06/26/2019

2020 Democrats Will Discuss Climate Change in Prime Time. But Voters Want More Than Talking For years, climate change has struggled to break through as a top-tier campaign issue in U.S. presidential politics, as voters ranked it low on their priorities list and candidates followed their lead. With that in mind, Wednesday’s CNN forum d...
11:13, 09/04/2019

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
13:39, 06/07/2019

Democrats need to remember: 2020 won’t be decided by 2019's debate responses | Walter Shapiro Under the traditional model for US presidential politics, winning candidates veer left in the primaries and then scamper back for the general electionIt is as inevitable as new temperature records in an era of global warming. Every Democratic debate ...
19:13, 08/04/2019

Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for electricity, vehicles and buildings....
08:00, 09/04/2019

Lisa Boothe: 2020 polls, race dynamics will shift as Democrats start to 'bludgeon' each other New polls are showing some cause for concern for President Trump, but Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe argued Monday that early polls are rarely a strong indicator of an election's outcome.contributor Lisa Boothe has made the argument that early poll...
21:52, 06/17/2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock enters Democrats' 2020 White House race Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to make campaign finance reform a signature issue....
15:00, 05/14/2019

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
19:52, 06/22/2019

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she opposes 2020 Democrats' plans to expand the Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opposes proposals floated by Democratic presidential candidates to increase the number of justices on the top court, saying any such plan would make the court look partisan....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
09:00, 05/21/2019

2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit Lucas Jackson/Reuters The 2020 Democratic candidates discussed race in strong and often stark terms at Tuesday's debate, reflecting the central role its taking in the primary ahead of next year's presidential race. Author Marianne Williamson said th...
03:26, 08/02/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy’s 3.2% growth in the fi...
18:13, 04/28/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
03:52, 07/06/2019

In swing state Michigan, 2020 Democrats mostly ignore a key piece of Trump's trade agenda Democrats have spent little time talking about the USMCA, Trump's replacement for NAFTA that has stalled in Congress amid Democratic opposition....
20:39, 07/31/2019

Asylum changes show Trump’s 2020 focus will again be on the border, presenting tough choices for Democrats Aides say the president is confident the issue can deliver him a second term, despite some signs that it has become more politically complicated for him....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg woul...
00:39, 06/13/2019

Why Aren’t 2020 Democrats Talking About Impeachment? Because Voters Aren’t Asking Impeachment is popular among Democratic voters, but remains secondary to issues like health care. And their support is tempered by the worry that nothing will come of it....
06:39, 07/29/2019

Does fracking for gas have a future in the UK after key resignation? The resignation of shale gas commissioner Natascha Engel over earthquake rules is far from the only reason to think fracking's prospects are bleak in the UK...
20:00, 04/29/2019

UK fracking tsar quits after six months The British government's fracking tsar Natascha Engel said on Sunday she had quit the role after just six months because government policy was preventing the industry from developing....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Michael Miller; and Charles Harris on the importance of voting to bring about changeIan Duncan, the UK’...
04:13, 09/02/2019

Latest fracking tremor believed to be UK’s biggest yet Houses shake as 2.9-magnitude quake recorded near Cuadrilla’s site near Blackpool on MondayA large tremor that caused houses to shake has been triggered by the UK’s only active fracking site, amid rising alarm about the controversial practice.The 2.9...
00:26, 08/27/2019

Colombia court maintains moratorium on fracking Colombia's top administrative court maintained a temporary moratorium on the use of fracking on Tuesday, stymieing potential pilot projects amid ongoing arguments in a wider case regarding the use of the technique to extract oil and gas....
04:39, 09/11/2019

'We are hammering the last nail in the coffin of the fracking industry' Direct action has spooked the government, shackled the shale gas companies and raised public awareness. Are protesters winning the fight against the frackers?It was always a poisoned chalice, mediating between multinational fracking firms and the loc...
08:39, 05/08/2019

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
22:13, 05/30/2019

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire Drilling at Preston New Road is last-ditch effort to convince regulators to relax safety rulesCuadrilla plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in a last-ditch effort to convince policymakers to relax safety rules.The fir...
16:39, 07/11/2019

Back the global fracking ban, campaigners urge UN Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fra...
17:13, 09/20/2019

A Fracking Experiment Fails to Pump as Predicted Encana’s supersize fracking operation was widely expected to represent a new era in the U.S. drilling boom for oil and natural gas. But the wells’ results have fallen significantly, raising questions about the value of future wells....
19:26, 07/04/2019

A Leader of America's Fracking Boom Has Second Thoughts Pioneer Natural Resources, which once promised production to rival Libya, was part of a revolution that helped make the U.S. a global oil player. Now after years of overspending, the company is pulling back....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
07:52, 07/12/2019

Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fra...
20:00, 09/19/2019

Biden says he wouldn't ban fracking, distancing himself from rivals Joe Biden said he would not ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, distancing himself from some of his Democratic rivals, but said he would evaluate existing fracking permits to determine their safety....
05:26, 09/05/2019

UK fracking site experiences second tremor in a week Lancashire-based operation, Britain’s only active fracking site, has magnitude 1.05 tremorThe UK’s only active fracking site experienced a magnitude 1.05 tremor on Friday night.It came two days after a magnitude 1.55 tremor, which was the largest eve...
14:00, 08/24/2019

Ineos looks to US for fracking sites as UK options wane Sir Jim Ratcliffe slates government restrictions as ‘archaic and unworkable’Sir Jim Ratcliffe, one of Britain’s richest men, has set his sights on the US shale gas industry as his fracking ambitions in the UK wane.The owner of petrochemicals giant In...
16:00, 08/29/2019

UK fracking site near Blackpool reports largest tremor yet Cuadrilla reports ‘mico-seismic event’ at Preston New Road facility on Saturday nightA tremor measuring 2.1 on the Richter scale has been recorded at the UK’s only active fracking site – the largest detected at the facility.The energy firm Cuadrilla ...
12:13, 08/25/2019

Fracking Ban, Pushed by Democratic Hopefuls, Could Dent Economy Climate-change platforms of some Democratic presidential candidates propose a ban on fracking, a move that is popular with their supporters but could have consequences for the U.S. economy....
16:52, 09/22/2019

Cuadrilla halts work after UK's biggest fracking tremor Company says most residents will not have felt microseismic event at Lancashire siteCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the locati...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Fracking tsar quits 'impossible' role after six months The government's fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy around the controversial process has meant her role has become "an impossible task"....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a net zero target for carbon emissions this century...
10:39, 07/30/2019

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental dama...
05:52, 06/08/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy relating to the controversial process means there is “no purpose” to her job.Natascha En...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Fracking protesters 'priced out' of Cuadrilla legal challenge Judge denies costs protection over injunction restricting protests at Lancashire siteAn environmental group has been forced to withdraw its legal challenge to a wide-ranging injunction by the fracking firm Cuadrilla after being “priced out of court”....
04:13, 09/02/2019

Trump plans to allow fracking near California's national parks Environmental groups are preparing for a fight against the proposal that would end a five-year fracking moratorium in central CaliforniaThe Trump administration has issued a plan to open more than a million acres in California to fracking, including ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Fracking Buzzwords Evolve, From 'Ramp Up' to 'Capital Discipline' Shale executives are changing the words they use to talk up their prospects, in a linguistic evolution that broadly reflects the industry’s efforts to shift from prioritizing growth to returning cash to increasingly disillusioned investors....
02:39, 09/10/2019

Terrawatch: warnings fail to prevent UK fracking quakes Why didn’t a traffic-light scheme stop the recent fracking-induced tremors near Blackpool?In theory, the chances of your house being shaken by a fracking-related earthquake are incredibly slim. In the UK, a traffic-light system is designed to minimis...
04:52, 09/04/2019

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which ...
17:39, 06/28/2019

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrations which their lawyers argued “severely curtails ...
05:39, 09/04/2019

Extinction Rebellion blocks UK fracking site in climate protest Environmental activists demonstrate outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road siteExtinction Rebellion has blocked the entrance to the UK’s only active fracking site in a demonstration against what it called the “burgeoning catastrophe” of global warming....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Cuadrilla halts fracking after biggest tremor yet at Lancashire site ‘Microseismic event’ measuring 1.55ML on Richter scale stops Preston New Road operationsCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the lo...
12:52, 08/22/2019

Low-cost fracking offers boon to oil producers, headaches for suppliers At a dusty drilling site east of San Antonio, shale producer EOG Resources Inc recently completed its latest well using a new technology developed by a small services firm that promises to slash the cost of each by $200,000....
13:52, 09/12/2019

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project until an administrative court reinstates rules for tapping unconventional crude deposits....
02:52, 07/13/2019

Anti-fracking activists hail resignation of shale gas tsar Natascha Engel quit government role after six months over ‘ridiculous’ regulationsAnti-fracking campaigners have welcomed the resignation of the government’s shale gas commissioner, who quit in frustration at “ridiculous” regulations limiting driller...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
10:39, 05/28/2019

Fracking plans near Adani coalmine raise new environmental fears Environmentalists are concerned gas extraction near the Carmichael site will compound the impacts of coalmining on the Galilee BasinA Queensland gas company plans to begin fracking at two exploratory wells close to the Adani Carmichael mine site late...
22:39, 09/18/2019

Huge New Review of Fracking's Health Hazards Will Help Communities Fight It A sweeping report that evolved from work that helped ban fracking in New York State has been released to help the public fight the practice as it pops up elsewhere across the country. Published last week by the Physicians for Social Responsibility (t...
20:39, 06/27/2019

Third record-breaking tremor recorded near UK's only fracking site A tremor measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale has been recorded near the UK's only active fracking site – less than two days after a previously record-breaking tremor at the facility....
20:26, 08/26/2019

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regulations after officials said they were considering...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to...
17:52, 08/14/2019

Colombian fracking moratorium does not block 'investigative' projects: court Colombia's top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent "investigative" pilot projects, surprising both oil companies and environmental activists....
07:26, 09/18/2019

Cuadrilla reports another tremor near fracking site in north England British shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla said another earth tremor occurred on Monday near its fracking site in northwest England, bigger than a 2011 quake which suspended operations at the site for seven years....
05:13, 08/27/2019

Trump administration's California fracking plan is 'dangerous,' environmental groups say The Trump administration's plan to open up more than 1 million additional acres of public and private land in California to fracking is raising alarm in the environmental community, which is challenging the proposal as "dangerous."...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Colombia pipeline ready to transport more crude if fracking approved -company Pipeline company Oleoducto de Colombia is ready to move increased crude output from the center of Colombia to the Caribbean if the use of fracking is approved in the Andean country, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a shale gas well next to a sheltered housing develo...
15:52, 06/11/2019

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
19:26, 08/14/2019

Democratic plans to ban fracking would risk US security, international energy head warns Plans favored by Democratic presidential candidates to ban oil and gas production in the U.S. could have serious consequences for the stability of national and global markets....
03:52, 09/11/2019

Britain's Cuadrilla says 'micro seismic event' occurred at fracking site near Blackpool British shale gas company Cuadrilla Resources said a tremor measuring 2.1 ML on the Richter scale was recorded at the company's shale gas exploration site late on Saturday....
15:39, 08/25/2019

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
22:26, 06/05/2019

China rejects claims fracking caused Sichuan quake: state media Chinese officials said there were no indications that a deadly earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan this week was caused by excessive shale gas fracking in the region, state media reported on Wednesday....
13:00, 06/19/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to end oil and gas drilling in the nation’s most populo...
23:26, 04/29/2019

Amy Klobuchar pushes back on Democratic calls for banning fracking, says natural gas 'will exist for a while' Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar pushed back Wednesday on the position of Democratic rivals who want to ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, saying the fossil fuel will "still exist for a while."...
05:26, 09/05/2019

How to Object to Proposed Changes to SNAP Eligibility Government benefit programs like food stamps are meant to be temporary aids to get you back on your feet. But transitioning from benefits to self-sufficiency could become harder if a new rule change gets approved....
01:26, 07/25/2019

Bassini's proposed takeover off, say Bolton "Bolton Wanderers have ended discussions with Laurence Bassini over a proposed takeover, the Championship side have said, after the former Watford owner failed to present a funding package to the English Football League (EFL) despite a deadline exten...
10:52, 05/03/2019

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna Roy said....
00:13, 07/23/2019

New Yorkers on proposed street texting ban: ‘I’m still going to text’ I’m textin’ and walkin’ here! A proposed state law would slap stiff fines on pedestrians who text and ­email on their phones while crossing the street — and frustrated motorists are already tooting their horns in support. “There will be a green light...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban approved by committee MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a near total ban on abortion, but added an exception for rape and incest. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-2 Wednesday for the bill that would make it a felony to perform an ...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Supervisors reject proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted against moving forward with passing an initiative to raise the tobacco buying age from 18 to 21 on Tuesday. The proposal, known as “Tabacco 21,” is still alive in the city. The Tucson City Council v...
00:13, 09/19/2019

Man Secretly 'Proposed' To Girlfriend For Over A Month. She Had No Clue A man secretly 'proposed' to his girlfriend nearly every day for over a month before finally popping the question. Edi Okoro, from Hertfordshire, UK, took a series of photographs that show him with an......
17:00, 09/05/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Draws Pushback A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve opioid lawsuits is facing pushback from some state attorneys general who say it doesn’t bring in enough cash to satisfy their demands....
12:52, 08/30/2019

Columbine High School demolition proposed in Colorado Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting that killed 13, administrators are suggesting tearing down the facility to discourage people compelled by a "morbid fascination" with the Littleton, Colo. school....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket pedestrians crossing through a roadway while using their phone. The bill (S5746) was first proposed by...
00:13, 05/21/2019

China 'will not participate' in Trump's proposed three-way nuclear talks China won't take part in three-way nuclear talks with the United States and Russia, a government spokesman said Monday, potentially scuttling plans by the Trump administration for a grand nuclear deal between the three nations....
06:39, 05/07/2019

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t...
16:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze fede...
08:13, 06/12/2019

Proposed law would deny ex-cons taxpayer dollars to run for office Saying it doesn’t want to see another disgraced pol like Hiram Monserrate score big bucks off taxpayers while running for office, the city’s Campaign Finance Board is backing legislation that would prohibit candidates convicted of public corruption f...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Afghan Government Criticizes Proposed U.S.-Taliban Accord Kabul officials said the deal to withdraw U.S. and all other foreign forces from Afghanistan contains no clear penalties if the insurgency fails to comply....
00:26, 09/06/2019

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
02:26, 05/26/2019

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 le...
18:00, 06/12/2019

$1.6B pipeline proposed to move North Dakota crude oil BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two companies are proposing a $1.6 billion pipeline to move North Dakota crude oil, though the route has not been disclosed. The proposed pipeline would be the biggest such project in the state since the Dakota Access pipeline t...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Breath Analyser Test Proposed For Air Traffic Controllers In a significant move, aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA on Wednesday proposed breath analyser test for air traffic controllers, aircraft maintenance personnel and ground......
19:39, 08/07/2019

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
04:13, 06/07/2019

These proposed New York City mega-structures would have been crazy New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed. From an airport in Midtown Manhattan to an imposing tower i...
01:52, 05/24/2019

By the numbers: How does Calgary’s proposed new arena stack up against other NHL rinks The plan for the $550-million event centre, which will host not only NHL games but other sports and entertainment events, will see taxpayers forking over a great deal of the funds going into the building. ...
02:13, 07/25/2019

Proposed Swedbank Chairman Persson says new CEO could be hired by autumn end Swedbank's proposed new chairman Goran Persson hopes a new chief executive for the beleaguered bank can be appointed at "end of autumn", he told Dagens Industri TV in an interview on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Aptiv says proposed Mexico tariffs to cost $17 mln per month U.S. auto parts maker Aptiv Plc said on Tuesday if the Trump administration levied a 5% tariff on Mexican imports, it would cost the company $17 million per month....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
12:52, 06/15/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
17:26, 06/14/2019

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
10:00, 06/09/2019

Proposed New Zealand Abortion Law To Give Women Right To Choas The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans on Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime....
07:26, 08/05/2019

Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Moving 3-point line among proposed NCAA rule changes INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds. Both rules could take effect next season in Div...
08:13, 05/11/2019

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation in 2017. (credit: Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images) It has been more than half a centur...
15:39, 07/15/2019

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Proposed New Zealand Abortion Law To Give Women Right To Choose The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans on Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime....
17:00, 08/05/2019

| Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
01:13, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
06:26, 05/29/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of h...
05:00, 08/06/2019

U.S. decision on proposed tariff hikes is at least a month away-Treasury The Trump administration is studying how proposed tariff increases on Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
15:26, 05/22/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to penalize immigrants—legal and undocumented alike—in...
16:13, 05/12/2019

Bolton say proposed takeover of club by Laurence Bassini is off • Wanderers will not enter into further discussions with Bassini• Brentford match to be played after end of seasonThe proposed takeover of Bolton Wanderers by the former Watford owner Laurence Bassini is off after the club issued a statement saying “...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Sony’s proposed full-body gyroscope controller for VR looks incredibly fun Sony recently filed a patent for a VR-related input device that, were the company to make it, would potentially allow you to strap yourself into a gyroscope and spin around in a sphere with total freedom. The patent request, which you can have a gand...
21:52, 05/07/2019

Japan not now considering sending military for U.S.-proposed maritime coalition: Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday that there was no change in the country's stance that it was not considering sending its Self-Defence Forces for a U.S.-proposed maritime coalition in the Middle East....
08:26, 07/23/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Cincinnati councilman announces proposed network to combat deportations Cincinnati lawmakers are expected to pass legislation next month that would create a community defense project similar to other cities to protect immigrant families and refugees from deportation. ...
04:13, 07/26/2019

Additional Tax Deduction Of Rs 1.50 Lakh On Interest On Home Loans Proposed Nirmala Sitharaman also proposed that 25 per cent corporate tax will apply on companies with up to Rs 400 crore turnover; covering 99.3 pc of corporate India....
10:39, 07/05/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law. In a letter to Italy’s government, the investigato...
13:52, 05/19/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
01:26, 08/15/2019

Cory Booker Proposed a $50 Billion Fund to Get Rid of All Our Lead Pipes Senator Cory Booker’s got his eye on the White House, but the Democratic presidential candidate’s roots stretch back to the suburbs of Newark, New Jersey. This city is now facing a massive water crisis as lead leaches into its water supply. In his ne...
16:26, 09/04/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law....
15:00, 05/19/2019

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
04:39, 06/11/2019

Science fiction gets real: Asteroid-busting mission proposed Global warming, nuclear war, and asteroid hits. There are so many ways the world could end, but now NASA and the ESA are working on a trial to deflect would be Earth-shattering asteroids....
18:39, 09/04/2019

US To Pull Troops From 5 Bases In Afghanistan Under Proposed Taliban Deal The US military is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the insurgents said Monday, in some of the first confirmed details......
00:26, 09/03/2019

U.S. to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close bases under proposed deal The deal, reached after months of negotiations with representatives from the insurgent movement, must still be approved by U.S. President Donald Trump before it can be signed, Khalilzad said in an interview with Tolo News television....
06:26, 09/03/2019

'Doing me a favor': Vapers open to Trump's proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes New Yorkers who vape do not seem to mind if President Donald Trump pushes through a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, admitting that widespread youth addiction needed to be controlled and expressing hope that it might help them quit....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mai...
07:52, 05/29/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
19:13, 05/15/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Parkland Shooting Survivors Just Proposed Aggressive New Gun Restrictions. Here’s What’s in Their Plan March For Our Lives, the group founded by Parkland school shooting survivors, introduced an aggressive plan on Wednesday that calls for of sweeping gun restriction across the country. The proposals include raising the minimum age to buy a gun to 21, ...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Proposed Opioid Deal With Purdue Drawing Pushback From States A proposed deal for Purdue Pharma to resolve opioid lawsuits is facing pushback from some state attorneys general who say it doesn’t bring in enough cash to satisfy their demands....
08:26, 08/30/2019

The Internet Slang Meaning Of A Nintendo And GameFreak Proposed Trademark Nintendo and GameFreak have filed a trademark application for the kanji character 草 (kusa or sou), meaning “grass.” It’s also Japanese internet slang for LOL....
13:26, 08/20/2019

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
13:26, 07/19/2019

Von der Leyen finalizes gender-balanced list of proposed commissioners The president-elect of the European Commission has put forward a list of commissioners to represent EU member states. If it is accepted, the commission will have almost as many women as men as members....
23:13, 09/09/2019

Bury expelled from Football League by EFL after proposed takeover collapses Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after a proposed takeover by C&N Sporting Risk fell through 90 minutes before a league-set deadline for the deal to be completed....
06:26, 08/28/2019

Heat and power plant proposed for St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon A cogeneration system at St. Paul’s Hospital would lower annual greenhouse gas emissions – the equivalent of taking 700-plus cars off Saskatoon roads....
10:26, 08/24/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the proposed legislation entered a second day on Wednesday....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Europe's Pull on Fiat Chrysler Intensifies With Proposed Merger Fiat Chrysler’s proposed merger with France’s Renault would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exposure to Europe’s long-troubled car market....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
21:52, 06/03/2019

Navistar says too early to assess impact of proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexico Navistar International Corp, which makes most of its trucks in Mexico, said on Tuesday it was too early to assess the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on the country on its operations....
16:52, 06/04/2019

MEG Energy complains to Canada regulator over proposed Enbridge pipeline changes Oil sands producer MEG Energy has written to Canada's energy regulator to oppose pipeline company Enbridge Inc's plan to introduce long-term fixed volume contracts on its Mainline system....
20:13, 08/19/2019

Consent removed from Australia's proposed data-sharing legislation The National Data Commissioner won't be able to prevent data from being shared, rather they are tasked with capabilities to 'encourage' data custodians and accredited users to 'safely and respectfully share personal information'....
12:00, 09/03/2019

California police chief says proposed use-of-force law will further put officers in danger A California police chief says a bill currently being debated by the state’s lawmakers that would toughen the standard for when officers can legally use deadly force will only result in “more people with their names on those memorial walls for years ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
01:26, 08/13/2019

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement The stock was on track for its best single-day gain in a decade as traders said the settlement report from Bloomberg could relieve pressure on Bayer shares....
05:39, 08/10/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause to clearly state the act is not targeted at opinions and parody and creating an independent council ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger that were going on for a month....
04:13, 07/12/2019

‘Now do AR-15s’: Gun-control advocates react to Trump’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes It took six deaths for the Trump administration to crack down on vaping. But activists and others noted that guns kill thousands each year, yet Congress hasn't acted....
00:00, 09/13/2019

Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed the British government's proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
12:00, 07/26/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed changes. The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona State Board of Education decided Monday to take no a...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
14:00, 06/14/2019

SIAM Opposes Proposed Hike In Vehicle Registration Fees The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has raised concerns over the recently draft notification to increase registration charges on vehicls. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways......
03:00, 08/01/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
11:52, 06/12/2019

Mayawati Criticises Yogi Adityanath For Proposed Power Hike Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for proposing a hike in power tariff. Mayawati said that the proposed hike would have the biggest......
11:39, 06/18/2019

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go i...
17:39, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Capital One is sued over data breach in proposed class action Capital One Financial Corp was sued on Tuesday after the bank said a hacker who has since been arrested accessed personal information belonging to about 106 million people in the United States and Canada....
22:13, 07/30/2019

SI man says ‘Hitler code’ hidden in proposed suicide hotline number A call for help may become a punch in the gut. A Federal Communications Commission proposal to replace its 10-digit national suicide prevention hotline number with the three-digit 988 hits too close to home for a Staten Island activist, who noted the...
01:52, 09/22/2019

Oppo A9 2020, A5 2020 With Quad Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 smartphones are official. Oppo A9 2020 price will start at Rs. 16,990 for the base 4GB RAM variant, whereas Oppo A5 2020 price is set at Rs. 12,490 for the 3GB RAM......
23:52, 09/11/2019

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on...
14:13, 08/16/2019

VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength Not so long ago there were fears that Cloud Foundry and other Platform-as-a-Service programs were on their way out. VMware's proposed purchase of Pivotal shows there's a dance in the old PaaS yet....
08:13, 08/17/2019

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research It’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial research into how the U.S. Arctic is shifting as temp...
21:52, 07/02/2019

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital services tax, the White House said....
00:52, 07/20/2019

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
09:39, 08/10/2019

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in a bid to win approval by the end of the month....
13:52, 06/09/2019

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel Oppose Proposed US Tariffs on Laptops, Tablets Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Intel have opposed US President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Pima County Health Department discusses proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Health Department is hosting meetings to discuss the proposed county ordinance regarding tobacco and electronic nicotine devices. Members of the community are invited to share their opinions and ask questions on the ord...
16:52, 09/04/2019

Retailers J.C.Penney, Macy's oppose proposed tariffs on apparel, footwear Department store operators J.C. Penney Co Inc and Macy's Inc have opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include apparel and footwear among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains seat on proposed board as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Apple warns that Trump’s proposed tariff would impact its contribution to the U.S. economy Over the past few weeks, Apple’s stock price has been particularly volatile in light of a proposed tariff from the Trump administration that would tax devices imported from China by as much as 25%. And seeing as how the vast majority of Apple d...
02:39, 06/21/2019

How a proposed conversion therapy ban and LGBTQ2 issues are mobilizing Canada’s Christian right “We trust you’ll agree that it is high time for the church in Canada to rise up, take its place and get fully engaged in the election process," said one leader of the One Accord movement....
17:26, 07/22/2019

Major Formula 1 timetable change proposed for 2021; teams wary Formula 1 teams will face major restrictions on making car changes after practice begins under a new schedule proposed for 2021, a move Mercedes believes does not make sense...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong Rocked by Fresh Protests Over Its Proposed Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades as the city braces for mass protests over a proposed extradition law that would, for the first tim...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose proposed tariffs on laptops, tablets Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc , Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp on Wednesday opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
00:52, 06/20/2019

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker throws shade at de Blasio’s proposed library cut Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Big Apple bookworms are fighting to save the city’s libraries from massive budget cuts with a creative online campaign....
17:26, 05/20/2019

City council rejects proposed development at edge of Catalina Foothills TUCSON – Dozens of people packed a Tucson City Council meeting Wednesday night, voicing their displeasure over a possible development project in their neighborhood. The developer’s vision is to build a four-story hotel, an office building...
21:26, 09/05/2019

Over 200 U.S. footwear companies urge Trump to scrap proposed tariff hike More than 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
20:26, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Denmark backs Britain's proposed Hormuz naval mission Denmark said on Friday it welcomed a British government proposal for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz and would consider a military maritime contribution....
13:39, 07/26/2019

Huge crowds again march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched Sunday in opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing.        ...
15:39, 06/16/2019

Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Former GM Europe boss Forster proposed as chair of Hella's shareholder committee Carl-Peter Forster, 65, is an industry veteran who began his career with BMW, where he rose to head of manufacturing, and has led Opel, GM Europe and Tata Motors....
14:39, 08/19/2019

'Bachelorette' star JoJo Fletcher gets re-proposed to by fiance Jordan Rodgers Former “Bachelorette” star JoJo Fletcher was proposed to by fiancé Jordan Rodgers over the weekend for the second time in a surprise re-engagement, the reality star announced....
09:13, 08/26/2019

Hundreds of companies testify about proposed $300B tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative began a weeklong series of hearings on President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday....
00:26, 06/18/2019

Bachelorette's Jordan Rodgers Re-Proposed to JoJo Fletcher: See Her Massive Ring JoJo Fletcher has accepted Jordan Rodgers' final rose. Again. Yes, three years after the pair got engaged on the season 12 finale of The Bachelorette, Jordan re-proposed to his......
19:13, 08/26/2019

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasi...
07:27, 07/06/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
19:39, 04/30/2019

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
17:39, 05/31/2019

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
03:26, 06/18/2019

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
03:00, 06/13/2019

AI Weekly: Proposed ban on facial recognition in public housing points to regulation appetite Facial recognition made headlines again this week after three Congressional lawmakers introduced legislation that would bar it from public housing.Read More...
06:26, 07/27/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John for proposing the death penalty for gay sex and adu...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Report: Inter Miami's Proposed Stadium Site Is An Arsenic-Filled Poison Pit The long wait to watch David Beckham’s Miami MLS franchise play in all the promised glitziness has hit yet another unfortunate snag: the ground where Inter Miami’s ritzy new stadium is to be built is literally poisoned....
16:52, 08/21/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way...
00:13, 05/24/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

US to probe proposed French tech tax, concerned it 'unfairly targets American companies' "The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow unfairly targets American companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said....
05:26, 07/11/2019

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of shares of its class of unrestricted common ...
21:26, 05/04/2019

A proposed legal change in Hong Kong has businesses worried about the fate of the city A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety over the resilience of local autonomy in the financially important former British colony....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive goods....
06:39, 06/07/2019

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
03:26, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Over 200 U.S. footwear companies urge Trump to scrap proposed tariff hike More than 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
19:13, 08/28/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
02:39, 06/12/2019

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
16:52, 07/16/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
15:39, 06/02/2019

State lawmakers hit back at Andrew Cuomo’s proposed license plate replacement fee Two state lawmakers who represent communities surrounding the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are giving Gov. Andrew Cuomo the stop sign by introducing legislation to repeal his edict ordering motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license plates. “People a...
06:00, 08/24/2019

Safaree Joins Black Pastors and Hasidic Jews to Rally Against Proposed NYC Ban on Sale of Fur What do black pastors, Hasidic Jews and Safaree of Love & Hip Hop fame have in common? Apparently, a love of fur — and a determination to stop New York City lawmakers from banning fur sales in the Big Apple....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.    ...
10:52, 06/15/2019

REFILE-Retailers J.C.Penney, Macy's oppose proposed tariffs on apparel, footwear Department store operators J.C. Penney Co Inc and Macy's Inc have opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include apparel and footwear among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
00:26, 06/21/2019

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Sex Workers In New York Want The Cops To Stop Preying On Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That A Reality Albany—TS Barbii stepped outside of her apartment complex in The Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an NYPD cop. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, Barbii told The Root, a profession she has participated in, but not that day. ...
20:52, 05/08/2019

John McDonnell accused of tax raid on Londoners over proposed lifetime gifts levy John McDonnell was accused of a tax raid on Londoners today after claims that eight in 10 homes would be hit by a planned levy on children given property by their parents....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recently launched probe into monopoly concerns among big tech companies some serious teeth if any violations...
05:39, 08/04/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
11:13, 04/29/2019

US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox News Thursday....
04:13, 08/02/2019

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
05:52, 05/29/2019

Gareth Bale’s proposed China move off after Real Madrid board block deal • Wales winger had been set to join Jiangsu Suning• Bale’s relationship with Zidane had broken downGareth Bale looks set to remain at Real Madrid, a club that does not want him, after the board blocked his lucrative transfer to China.The Wales winger...
19:52, 07/28/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children who haven't received a measles inoculation up to $2,...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Pima County Health Department hosts meetings to discuss proposed tobacco ordinance TUCSON – The Pima County Health Department is hosting meetings to discuss the proposed county ordinance regarding tobacco and electronic nicotine devices. Members of the community are invited to share their opinions and ask questions on the ord...
07:13, 09/04/2019

Nuclear waste: residents near proposed dump told to sign draconian code of conduct Code bans residents from taking notes or recording any part of meetings without prior agreementResidents in small South Australian communities shortlisted for a proposed nuclear waste storage facility have been told if they want to attend community c...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Trump's Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of California, economists, and, now, governors representing 57 percent of the American economy. Who’s this...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:26, 06/17/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill, according to one analyst....
20:13, 06/14/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
00:26, 05/30/2019

Automakers secretly negotiated climate deal with California, rebuffing Trump on proposed mileage freeze The compromise between the California Air Resources Board and Ford, Honda, Volkswagen and BMW of North America could shape future U.S. vehicle production....
16:26, 07/25/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
14:52, 06/14/2019

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule ...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police that left at least 72 people injured....
02:39, 06/13/2019

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....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Do the tax law changes help or hurt you? A new calculator can help you find out TurboTax is releasing a new calculator that breaks down how the law affects what residents could pay in federal taxes in each state.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

At least 5 hurt in Pamplona bull run At least five people have been injured in the opening bull run of this year's San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona on Sunday. (July 7)        ...
20:00, 07/07/2019

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. (July 3)       ...
05:39, 07/04/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league Major League Baseball players will be barred from playing in a Venezuela’s winter league because of economic sanctions against the country. Earlier this month, President Trump issued a wide-ranging ban on US companies doing business with the socialis...
06:52, 08/23/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blocked 770,000 players, 300,000 account creations and 4,000 cheat seller accounts. The company says th...
00:13, 05/04/2019

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
01:52, 08/15/2019

India effectively bans e-cigarettes India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offen...
09:52, 09/19/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/22/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
18:26, 08/21/2019

Atlanta bans e-scooters at night Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban will be from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m.        ...
17:52, 08/09/2019

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
16:39, 09/18/2019

M&S bans glitter from Christmas cards Retailer’s glitter ban comes amid concern about microplastics polluting the environmentMarks & Spencer has joined the effort against microplastics by banning glitter from this year’s Christmas cards, wrapping paper, calendars and crackers.The retaile...
02:00, 08/31/2019

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
18:52, 08/27/2019

New York bans most flavors of e-cigarettes New York state health officials voted Tuesday to carry out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive action to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. This ban would stand for 90 days as a piece of emergency legislation. It would need to be renewed to continue....
09:52, 09/18/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
08:52, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
15:39, 06/18/2019

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else's Drinking Every Year The negative effects of secondhand smoke are well-documented—the CDC estimates that tens of thousands of nonsmokers die every year in the U.S. due to exposure to someone else’s cigarette habit. But a new study out Monday suggests that the secondhand ...
01:13, 07/02/2019

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing r...
19:26, 05/30/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

Tiger Woods’ new mentality may only hurt him Only Tiger Woods knows what’s best for him. The question is whether that’s going to be good enough to win the British Open this week at Royal Portrush. It would be somewhere between Pollyanna and irresponsible not to question Woods’ preparation strat...
03:13, 07/14/2019

| One dead, 46 hurt in Venezuela May Day clashes May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela's armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro....
11:52, 05/03/2019

Goalkeeper hurt by firecracker in Bolivia "Daniel Vaca, the goalkeeper of Bolivian side The Strongest, was attacked by firecrackers thrown from the stand at the end of the first division match against Jorge Wilstermann."...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Gio Urshela did it all, but now Yankees must hope he’s not hurt Not that the Yankees needed any reminding, but Gio Urshela showed again why he has been so valuable this season with his performance in the field and at the plate in Wednesday’s 5-1 win over the Mets at Citi Field. Now, they just have to hope he’s no...
12:13, 07/04/2019

Seven hurt in 'gas' explosion after car crashes into house One home has been destroyed, several others were damaged, and around 100 were evacuated after a car crash triggered a suspected gas explosion in Ontario....
03:52, 08/16/2019

Dem show faces of those hurt if ACA is overturned Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi came to the Capitol steps to show the faces of Americans who would be hurt if the Trump administration and Republicans succeed in efforts to overturn the ACA. (July 9)   &...
22:26, 07/09/2019

How the US-Iran oil standoff could hurt the economy The American economy is already absorbing a body blow from the deepening US-China trade war. A real war could be more than the decade-long economic expansion can handle....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Here are 5 steps China could take to hurt the US beyond more tariffs China might take other measures beyond tariffs to strike back at the U.S. economy during the escalating trade war.        ...
17:52, 05/27/2019

I Am Hurt, Says Zomato Rider on 'Non-Hindu' Row "I am hurt, but what can I do ... we are poor people," said the Muslim delivery executive from food aggregator Zomato who is a key character in the raging debate on social media over bigotry....
13:00, 08/01/2019

Five reasons the Trump tariffs hurt the US At the G-20 summit, President Trump did an about-face and reopened negotiations with Chinese President Xi Jinping. He held off on levying additional tariffs on $300 billion more in Chinese imports, meaning that American businesses can breathe a sigh ...
09:39, 07/22/2019

How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
18:39, 09/17/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
22:52, 05/20/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
04:52, 06/06/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
19:26, 07/18/2019

Israel bans far-right candidates for racism against Arabs Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel of the Jewish Power party have been barred from the snap general elections in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was criticized for allying with the ultra-nationalist party....
03:39, 08/26/2019

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
23:26, 07/05/2019

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial past....
20:13, 09/13/2019

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
04:13, 07/17/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. The Tencent-operated chat messaging app quietly revised its policy last month; the new policy will tak...
20:13, 05/07/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Tuesday....
15:52, 06/25/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of anti-tobacco efforts....
03:00, 06/26/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
07:39, 05/24/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
01:13, 05/20/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
15:26, 08/14/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes. Friday’s 4-0 vote bans contests that require registration and a fee and awar...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions effective. California first banned the sale of guns it calls assault weapons in 1989, then updated the ...
20:39, 06/21/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
10:39, 06/11/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
11:39, 05/31/2019

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned, according to a government statement....
08:52, 07/11/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
14:13, 05/07/2019

The Morning After: San Francisco bans the sale of e-cigarettes Welcome to Wednesday. Amazon's Prime Day is coming, twice, this July, and Target wants a shopping fight. Meanwhile, Sony does it again with another pair of capable noise-cancelling headphones that you should consider, and NASA briefly halts its ...
19:39, 06/26/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
04:39, 05/15/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against Venezuela       ...
04:26, 08/23/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
17:00, 08/01/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Report: NFL temporarily bans on-field pyrotechnics The NFL temporarily is banning on-field pyrotechnics and "flame effects" while its investigates a fire that occurred last Sunday during Tennessee Titans' pregame ceremonies, ESPN reported Friday....
21:26, 09/20/2019

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohibit advertising for treatments that lack biomedical or scient...
05:39, 09/07/2019

Oktoberfest bans e-scooters from festival grounds With intoxicated riders causing numerous accidents in Germany since they were introduced this summer, Munich officials have decided not to risk it. Strict restrictions and no-go zones have been set up for Oktoberfest....
20:39, 09/10/2019

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes day after New York LANSING, Mich. — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of H...
07:15, 09/19/2019

TSA bans Star Wars drink souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.       ...
21:39, 08/29/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
01:13, 06/02/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
01:52, 06/26/2019

Google Bans Ads for 'Experimental Medical Treatments' Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients. Read more......
03:39, 09/07/2019

Do film festivals help or hurt their host cities? From Venice to Sundance, festivals often use huge amounts of a city’s resources – but their social impact and financial benefits are undeniable“I found shelter in a bakery from the water canons and tear gas,” says Yasemin*, a resident of Istanbul, re...
16:39, 09/11/2019

Macy's CEO says tariff escalation could hurt business Macy's Inc said on Wednesday the latest tariffs on Chinese imports by Washington are hitting its furniture business and warned investors that additional levies would leave its clothing and accessory categories vulnerable as well....
01:13, 05/16/2019

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
20:26, 07/03/2019

Dad pleads guilty in crash that killed 1 son, hurt another WILLINGBORO, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey father who was driving drunk and speeding when he crashed his car, killing one of his 4-year-old twin sons and seriously injuring the other, has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide. Burlington County prosecutors...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Paul Fenton Can't Hurt You Anymore, Minnesota The good news is that the Minnesota Wild were not too stupid or too stubborn to cut their losses, firing Paul Fenton after just a single season as GM. The bad news is that in that limited time he managed to worsen the roster, shit up the front office...
17:52, 07/31/2019

DealBook Briefing: Why WeWork’s I.P.O. Struggles Could Hurt The co-working company had been counting on public-market investors to finance its global expansion. Any shrinking or delay of its public offering would be a body blow....
01:52, 09/08/2019

Small plane crashes onto beach, no one hurt A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing a few feet off the shores of a beach in Ocean City, Maryland. The moment was captured on camera, showing the jet skidding across the shallow water. The 23-year-old pilot had engine trouble. The p...
07:52, 07/18/2019

Several from U.S. cruise ship hurt in Bahamas bus crash Officials said multiple people were flown to a Miami hospital with serious injuries late Monday -- cruise ship passengers who were on a tour bus excursion that crashed in the Bahamas....
22:13, 06/25/2019

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the plan said, Bloomberg reported. The plan would be similar to a program the administrat...
00:26, 05/23/2019

Luis Resto: ‘I hurt so many people and all I can do is try and live with what I’ve done’ Chris Walker sits down with Luis Resto – a man who will forever be remembered for one of the most notorious incidents in the sport The post Luis Resto: ‘I hurt so many people and all I can do is try and live with what I’ve done’ appeared ...
18:00, 07/02/2019

One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting: police One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
09:39, 09/20/2019

China trade war could hurt domestic oil drilling One of the more unexpected effects of President Trump’s trade war with Beijing is that it might lead to rising prices for oil, not because tariffs are making oil imports more expensive but because they could make it more difficult to drill for oil in...
23:39, 07/05/2019