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Barr names acting deputy attorney general in wake of Rosenstein departure

Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday said he named Ed O’Callaghan to temporarily serve as acting deputy attorney general in the wake of Rod Rosenstein’s departu...

Barr names acting deputy attorney general in wake of Rosenstein departure

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning, the Justice Department confirmed to INSIDER. Rosenstein gave his resignation letter to President Donald Trump on Monday. Rosenstein will officially depart on May 11. Visit Busines...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34am BST 1.25am BST The Daily Beast is reporting that far-right conspiracy troll Jacob Wohl and lobbyi...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice on May 11, he said in an April 29 resignation letter. Rosenstein is leaving his post after overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in...
19:26, 05/01/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11 WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday, ending a two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia...
01:13, 04/30/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein says farewell; Senate set to confirm his replacement Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, wrapped up his high-profile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Rod Rosenstein, U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller, submits resignation U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on Monday he was resigning from his post....
03:13, 04/30/2019

Former U.S. deputy attorney general: If Trump was not president, he would be indicted Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
21:52, 04/28/2019

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
14:52, 04/30/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action that paves the way for a confirmation vote on Rosen by the full Senate....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
13:39, 05/01/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for Trump....
00:39, 05/19/2019

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
11:00, 05/31/2019

Nancy Pelosi on Attorney General Barr: 'He Lied to Congress. That's a Crime' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tired of Trump and his cronies’ bullshit. On Thursday, Pelosi, the top cop of the house speakers, didn’t mince her words and wants everyone to know that Attorney General William Barr—who drives a car with his goddamn fee...
20:26, 05/02/2019

Calls to jail Attorney General Barr grow from Democratic ranks In the days since the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress, more and more Democratic lawmakers have opened the door to the possibility of arresting the Justice Department leader in a bid to force ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Watch Sen. Kamala Harris Dunk on Attorney General William Barr Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is running for president, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have time to hand Attorney General Barr his ass right quick. In fact, she did it all in less than a minute....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report, said panel Chairman Jerrold Nadler, accusing Bar...
02:39, 05/02/2019

Mueller report: US Attorney General William Barr cancels second day of testimony US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress....
05:13, 05/02/2019

Attorney General Barr reportedly recuses himself from DOJ's T-Mobile-Sprint decision The T-Mobile-Sprint merger was announced almost exactly one year ago today and has not yet closed. The $26.5 billion transaction still requires the approval of the FCC and the Justice Department before it becomes a done deal. To be fair, the FCC has ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

William Barr: attorney general’s refusal to testify riles Democrats Hillary Clinton became the latest to denounce Barr’s testimony on the handling of the Mueller report amid calls for his resignationThe US attorney general, William Barr, has rebuffed a call to testify before the House judiciary committee on Thursday,...
10:26, 05/02/2019

Democrats Prepare Contempt Order for Attorney General William Barr Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they were beginning the first stages of contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr after the Department of Justice failed to provide an unredacted copy of Special Counse...
16:52, 05/06/2019

House Democrats vote to hold attorney general Barr in contempt of Congress Panel takes action after Barr refused to provide unredacted Mueller report, as Schiff subpoenas attorney generalLive: follow the latest US politics newsHouse Democrats voted on Wednesday to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, in contempt of C...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Mueller Sent a Letter to Attorney General Barr Expressing Frustration Over Portrayal of Findings (WASHINGTON) — Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Attorney General William Barr last month about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed, saying he worried that a letter summarizing the main conclu...
10:13, 05/01/2019

Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General Barr are starting to have 'buyer's remorse' AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm him. Three Democratic senators voted in favor of Bar...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Barr ‘Can Run, But He Can’t Hide.’ House Democrats Livid After Attorney General Skips Hearing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress when he said last month that he was not aware of any concerns from the Special Counsel’s office over his summary of its report. “He lied to Congr...
20:52, 05/02/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its publication....
10:26, 05/09/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
02:00, 06/12/2019

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Speaker Pelosi accuses Attorney General Barr of committing a crime: 'He lied to Congress' "The attorney general of the United States of America is not telling the truth to the Congress of the United States. That's a crime," Nancy Pelosi said of William Barr....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Barr contempt vote as 'desperate' move to discredit attorney general Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins accused House Democrats' of taking “our power of subpoena and contempt” and making a “mockery of it,” after the committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Con...
23:00, 05/09/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The co...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a pe...
18:26, 05/14/2019

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusions....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Mueller reportedly criticized Attorney General Barr's summary of special counsel report on Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly raised criticisms about Attorney General William Barr's summary of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Read Robert Mueller’s Letter to William Barr Critiquing the Attorney General’s Summary of His Report For more than a month, Americans speculated about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s reaction to the four-page summary Attorney General William Barr released shortly after he received a confidential copy of the long-awaited report on March 22. No...
03:13, 05/02/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. T...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Democratic senator accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress in fiery exchange over Mueller's report AP Images Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono ripped into Attorney General William Barr with a nonstop line of questioning about his actions related to the FBI's Russia investigation on Wednesday. Barr appeared to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee ...
15:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to probe origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a pe...
16:26, 05/14/2019

James Comey blasts Rod Rosenstein, mocks departing deputy AG for thinking 'the country needs me' Former FBI Director James Comey described deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as not having “strong character” Thursday while appearing on a CNN town hall telecast....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Politicians mourn national deputy Héctor Olivares at Congress wake President Mauricio Macri and politicians across the political spectrum gathered this morning for a wake to remember UCR national deputy Héctor Olivares....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
04:26, 06/19/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical l...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors president has concussion is on medical leave A California sheriff's deputy suffered a concussion, jaw injury and is on medical leave following an altercation with Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri right after the team clinched its first NBA championship last week in Oakland. ...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr has acted less than honorable in his public rollo...
15:00, 05/10/2019

William Barr is acting like Trump's henchman | Austin Sarat The attorney general seems willing to distort facts, to cunningly parse words, and to condone behavior that borders on criminality William Barr has shown himself to be a loyal foot soldier for the president who appointed him. From his 24 March summar...
21:39, 05/03/2019

‘SOTC’: Candidates Running For Attorney General (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Current Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is running for governor, so the position is up for grabs. O...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The four women who accused Indiana’s attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers. The law firm representing the women says an announcement is coming Tuesday abou...
09:26, 06/18/2019

D.R. Attorney General: Ortiz not target of shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
03:13, 06/20/2019

| Five dead, 233 arrested in Venezuela protests - Attorney General Five people died and 233 were arrested in protests sparked by a failed military uprising against Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro last week, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women anno...
04:00, 06/19/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used his executive privilege....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Mexico attorney general says Odebrecht case coming soon MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s attorney general says his office will bring a case related to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht’s corrupt dealings within two months. Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero says there is new evidence and ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats press on as U.S. attorney general refuses to testify U.S. Attorney General William Barr's refusal to testify at a House of Representatives hearing on Thursday is set to escalate tensions with Democrats probing his role in the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status....
14:53, 04/28/2019

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 billion deal into doubt. James — joined on Tuesday by her counterparts ...
07:13, 06/12/2019

U.S. attorney general sets up team to dig into Mueller probe origins U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling, a perso...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies after coup effort The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The reported mastermind of the coup, General Asamnew Tsige, was also killed, state media said....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing        ...
16:52, 05/10/2019

Mexico to launch criminal probe into Odebrecht -attorney general Mexico will launch a criminal probe into Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA within 60 days, Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero said on Monday....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Mexico to launch criminal probe into Odebrecht: attorney general Mexico will launch a criminal probe into Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA within 60 days, Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero said on Monday....
03:26, 05/07/2019

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
22:39, 06/01/2019

With Drumstick In Hand, Congressman Mocks "Chicken" US Attorney General When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the US Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
20:52, 05/02/2019

Trump: naming Sessions U.S. attorney general was 'biggest mistake' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one "do-over," it would be "personnel" decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general....
03:26, 06/24/2019

Trump blames NRA’s woes on New York’s governor and attorney general In a morning tweet, the Republican president said without elaboration that the two Democrats were trying to “illegally” take down the gun-rights organization....
15:26, 04/29/2019

U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's deliberations on whether to allow T-Mobile to proceed with its $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, according to a source familiar with the decision....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal was reached with health care software provider Medi...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report....
22:13, 05/02/2019

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same tabl...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Tuesday....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
02:13, 05/25/2019

Attorney general balks at closed-door testimony on Mueller findings Attorney General William Barr objects to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed session dedicated to redacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, a congressional Democratic aide said on Sunday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

"Biggest Mistake" Was Appointing Jeff Sessions As Attorney General: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one "do-over," it would be "personnel" decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general....
16:26, 06/24/2019

Showdown looms between Congress and attorney general over Mueller report deadline U.S. Attorney General William Barr is headed for a showdown on Monday with Democrats in Congress, as lawmakers prepared to begin contempt proceedings against the top U.S. law enforcement officer if he fails to hand over the full, unredacted Mueller r...
07:39, 05/06/2019

Defying Congress, US Attorney General To Skip Robert Mueller Hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold......
17:39, 05/02/2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and its unauthorized harvesting of email address books from 1.5 million users....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Attorney General Letter Had Asked For Ex-Judges In Chief Justice Inquiry A day before the Supreme Court set up an in-house panel to inquire into sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, the government's top lawyer, Attorney General KK......
19:00, 05/10/2019

North Carolina Attorney General sues Juul for targeting youth North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products' usage among teenagers....
00:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. attorney general launches fresh review of origins of Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling, a perso...
00:00, 05/15/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's deliberations on whether to allow T-Mobile to proceed with its $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, according to a source familiar with the decision....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Democrats expected to grill attorney general over his depiction of Mueller’s findings William P. Barr is due to testify Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, a day after officials revealed that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III complained in March about the attorney general’s initial memo to Congress, which served as a ...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Attorney General’s Testimony Shows Why Democrats Are Treading Lightly on Impeachment Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham opened Attorney General Barr’s testimony Wednesday with an attempt at levity. The first measure, he joked, would be to turn down the heat in the room. Graham was talking about the actual temperature in t...
04:26, 05/02/2019

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Red flags before deaths of 7 in Tennessee a 'wake-up call,' attorney says Michael Lee Cummins, the suspect in the Tennessee deaths, had a lengthy criminal history in the state before the deaths last month.        ...
16:52, 05/03/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation at a hearing Wednesday. In a hearing before the Senate Judiciary C...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
06:26, 05/30/2019

The thorn in Trump's side: New York attorney general leads barrage of investigations Letitia James has grabbed the attention of the president by launching investigations into his business dealingsWhile running to be New York’s attorney general, Letitia James did not mince words about Donald Trump. She called him an “illegitimate pres...
09:13, 05/07/2019

San Francisco Judge Orders Attorney General to Release Police Records from Before 2019 A judge in San Francisco has ordered the attorney general to release police misconduct records prior to January 1 of this year, the date new transparency legislation took effect, according to the Los Angeles Times....
23:26, 05/19/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of drug trafficking....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Attorney general may withdraw from Mueller report hearing over terms of his testimony, House Democrats say The dispute centers on whether the House Judiciary Committee’s lawyers would be allowed to question William P. Barr after lawmakers do so, congressional aides say....
22:26, 04/28/2019

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríg...
08:13, 06/20/2019

William Barr appoints US attorney to examine origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr has appointed a top Connecticut prosecutor to look into the origins of the Russia probe. US Attorney John Durham was tapped to determine if the government’s methods of collecting intelligence involving the 2016 Tru...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Virginia US attorney: AG Barr's trip to El Salvador sends 'strong message' to MS-13 Attorney General William Barr is currently in El Salvador to discuss a crackdown on crime flowing into the United States, and Eastern District of Virginia U.S. Attorney Zach Terwilliger has argued that the trip issues a "strong message" to gangs like...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry The prosecutor has conducted other sensitive investigations into conduct by national security officials, including accusations of C.I.A. detainee abuse....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
09:26, 05/14/2019

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’...
00:39, 06/04/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and his administration are being stonewalled by Congress....
19:52, 05/20/2019

AG Barr asks Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham to review Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has asked Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the beginnings of the Justice Department's two-year Russia inquiry....
17:00, 05/14/2019

News to Me: Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch Denies She Pushed Comey to Downplay Probe Into Clinton Emails Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying before Congress last year about how the probe into Hillary Clinton’s email use was handled, said she never told ex FBI chief James Comey to downplay the investigation by referring to it as a “mat...
06:26, 05/22/2019

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long Congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the sit...
06:00, 05/14/2019

US Attorney Durham 'very dialed in' as he launches Russia probe review, met with Barr 'multiple times': sources The Connecticut U.S. attorney assigned by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe is “very dialed in” and “asking all the right questions,” according to multiple sources familiar with the matter....
17:52, 06/07/2019

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspector General seeking an investigation of Barr....
23:52, 05/04/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
00:39, 05/01/2019

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary....
21:00, 06/18/2019

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Secretary-General tells General Assembly budget body, setting out proposals to tackle situation The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee  ¬̶  the body responsible for the United Nations budget  ¬̶  on Tues...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Rosenstein departs Justice Dept. with ceremony Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions joined his successor, William Barr, along with FBI Director Christopher Wray to bid farewell to departing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at the Department of Justice Thursday. (May 9)    &...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Rod Rosenstein slams James Comey as ‘partisan pundit’ Rod Rosenstein criticized James Comey on Monday, claiming the former FBI director became a “partisan pundit” after leaving the government. Rosenstein’s public rebuke comes two days after his departure from the Justice Department and...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr starte...
06:13, 05/10/2019

Rosenstein unloads on Comey, says he broke 'bright lines that should never be crossed' Rod Rosenstein unloaded on former FBI Director James Comey in remarks to the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) on Monday, slamming Comey's turn as a "partisan pundit," reiterating that he deserved to be fired, and faulting him for trampling "bright l...
02:26, 05/14/2019

'Not looking good' for Comey, Rosenstein 'absolutely right to slam' ex-FBI director, Hannity says Sean Hannity said in his "Hannity" Opening Monologue on Monday that former FBI Director James Comey "abused his power" and that there has been "mounting" evidence to that effect....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Rosenstein quotes Mueller in commencement address: 'You may find yourself standing alone' Just two days after formally stepping aside as Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein delivered a commencement address Monday at the University of Baltimore School of Law quoting Robert Mueller and urging graduates to stick to "principles" even when...
02:26, 05/14/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia investigation by the man who oversaw it....
19:00, 05/14/2019

DOJ brass praise Rosenstein’s Russia probe leadership at send-off ceremony Top current and former Justice Department leadership praised Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for his “exceptional” leadership throughout the Russia investigation on Thursday, at his send-off ceremony, marking the conclusion of nearly 30-year t...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Rod Rosenstein Calls the Russia Probe ‘Justified’ and James Comey a ‘Partisan Pundit’ WASHINGTON — Fresh out of his job as deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein said Monday that the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian election interference was “justified,” that he would have never allowed anyone t...
03:13, 05/14/2019

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date. The party’s key backbench committee has set a showdown meeting Friday...
12:52, 05/24/2019

PM May has already set out timetable for her departure: UK minister Prime Minister Theresa May does not need to spell out a timetable for her departure, prisons minister Robert Buckland said on Sunday, adding the leader had already announced she would leave office after the first phase of Brexit....
11:26, 05/12/2019

Welcome to the Departure Lounge. Destination: death An innovative project backed by the Wellcome Trust aims to help people come to terms with their mortalityImages of sandy beaches, sun-kissed swimming pools and azure blue skies gleam from the window and walls of what appears to be a new travel agent ...
11:13, 05/05/2019

Theresa May told: set a departure date or be forced out Senior Tory Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says lack of date will force rule changes to oust herFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is under intense pressure to formally announce a resignation date after one of her most senior backbench...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Antoine Griezmann set for Barcelona after announcing Atlético departure Frenchman expected to join Catalan side for €125m (£108m)Forward tells Atléti fans: ‘I’ve made the decision to leave’Antoine Griezmann has announced that he has told Atlético Madrid of his intention to leave the club, opening the door for a €125m (£1...
01:39, 05/15/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
20:52, 05/30/2019

Dani Alves confirms PSG departure, destination unknown "Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris St-Germain on Sunday, just hours after captaining Brazil to a 5-0 win over Peru in the Copa America and chipping in with a goal."...
10:39, 06/23/2019

Cameroon squad delay AFCON departure over pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s football team have refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players\u0027 pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday."...
14:26, 06/21/2019

AC Milan set to announce departure of coach Gattuso - source "AC Milan will announce later on Tuesday that Gennaro Gattuso is stepping down as coach of the Italian Serie A side, a source close to the matter said."...
11:52, 05/28/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces departure date of June 7 In an emotional address, Theresa May has announced she would resign as prime minister on June 7. The race to succeed her will likely start after a state visit by US President Donald Trump....
14:13, 05/24/2019

Roma's Champions League push overshadowed by De Rossi departure "AS Roma will continue their push for a place in the Champions League on Saturday amid the fallout from the sudden announcement of stalwart midfielder Daniele De Rossi\u0027s departure."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:13, 06/14/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Director on Ghost’s Departure, Brienne’s Collapse David Nutter, who directed three episodes this season, including Sunday’s, is known by the show’s actors for eliciting the unexpected from their performances....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Tesla adds Lane Departure Avoidance that works when Autopilot is off While Tesla continues to tout the benefits of its Autopilot driving assist and insist that true self-driving capability is close to release, its latest updates work even when Autopilot isn't on. As described in a blog post, Lane Departure Avoida...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Symantec CEO to step down in abrupt departure as company warns on profit Symantec Corp's chief executive officer stepped down unexpectedly on Thursday, the same day the antivirus software maker issued a profit warning, sending the shares plunging in after-hours trading....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Cardiff mark top-flight departure with victory at Manchester United Manchester United require a serious reboot in the summer after their season ended in concerning fashion. This dire defeat to already-relegated Cardiff City followed last Sunday’s draw at the also already-down Huddersfield Town and means Ole Gunnar So...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
05:26, 05/07/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain’s Brexit impasse. Bu...
21:13, 05/17/2019

House Dems rip into Sarah Sanders' tenure after Trump announces her departure Several House Democrats had some harsh words for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after President Trump announced her eventual departure at the end of June....
00:13, 06/14/2019

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
05:13, 06/03/2019

Klopp hails Sturridge, Moreno ahead of pair's Liverpool departure "Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and defender Alberto Moreno will leave the European champions when their contracts expire this month, the Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday."...
07:39, 06/05/2019

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on T...
03:13, 06/14/2019

Huawei Canada executive leaves post, second departure from firm in four months A Huawei Canada executive said on Tuesday he had left his post after less than a year at the company, the second recent high-profile departure from the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker at the heart of a major dispute between Ottawa and Beij...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the W...
17:00, 06/02/2019

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about....
10:39, 05/30/2019

Cross-party Brexit talks break down, making May’s departure increasingly inevitable Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June. ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Arsenal confirm Danny Welbeck departure as they free up space for summer transfers Arsenal have confirmed the departure of England forward Danny Welbeck, who leaves the club at the end of his current contract along with goalkeeper Petr Cech and defender Stephan Lichtsteiner....
21:52, 06/07/2019

Zidane's stinging swipe at Bale hints at departure after final-game snub "Zinedine Zidane has hinted Gareth Bale’s time at Real Madrid may be over after keeping him on the bench in the dismal defeat to Real Betis, then aiming a swipe at him afterwards."...
19:26, 05/19/2019

Watch: Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin tearfully announces departure from La Liga club Defender Diego Godin was brought to tears while announcing his departure from Atletico Madrid on Tuesday at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain....
01:26, 05/08/2019

Brit Hume: Trump tariff policies 'a dramatic departure' from conservative American thought President Trump's use of tariffs as a negotiating tool is a stark departure from the customary conservative Republican policy platform, according to Brit Hume....
03:39, 06/05/2019

White House economic adviser Hassett says his departure not linked to Mexico tariffs: CNBC White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett told CNBC on Monday that his departure from the post had been in the works for a while and is not linked to the recent announcement of tariffs on Mexico....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
23:26, 06/15/2019

NASA Television to Cover Departure, Landing of Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two crewmates on the International Space Station are scheduled to conclude their stay aboard the orbiting laboratory Monday, June 24....
20:39, 06/20/2019

Aly & AJ hit road with new EP during acting break Aly & AJ are on a break from acting, not music. The dual-threat duo are on the road in support of their new five-song EP "Sanctuary," a record the sisters say reflects a more mature and introspective outlook (June 3)       ...
19:52, 06/03/2019

Researchers withdraw study claiming comic Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ departure benefited Trump in 2016 Two university professors retracted a study last week which claimed comedian Jon Stewart’s departure from “The Daily Show” helped get President Trump elected....
04:26, 05/19/2019

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news brok...
16:26, 06/19/2019

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
03:13, 06/13/2019

Daniel Wu mixes acting and architecture Daniel Wu is mixing acting with architecture. The star of just-completed AMC series "Into the Badlands" has returned in recent years to the subject he studied at university, designing homes for friends and family. (May 17)     &#...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Kim Jong Un accuses US of acting in 'bad faith' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he believes the United States acted in "bad faith" at the Hanoi summit, North Korean state media reported....
15:26, 04/28/2019

Shhh! Don't Wake The Whales Hello! Today we try to figure out what Death Stranding is, discuss pornography playing cards, prank The Master Chief, watch creepy whales and kill some Nazis. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
19:13, 06/01/2019

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
14:26, 05/31/2019

Ravi Patel's acting evolution Ravi Patel says he started out thinking of entertainment as just another business, but says he's now taking an "artful approach" to acting. He appears in the new comedy "Long Shot." (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell Wednesday. (May 15)      ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

FAA Acting Chief Won't Predict When 737 MAX Will Return to Flight Acting Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell appeared to undermine industry expectations that Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jets would be heading toward a smooth and predictable return to the skies....
07:00, 05/23/2019

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course of about five years....
18:00, 06/06/2019

7 mistakes you make after you wake up that ruin your day Annie Mole/flickr Do the morning right by avoiding the common mistakes that people make after they wake up. These mistakes can set the stage for an unproductive day. For example, don't check your email in bed, and don't get ready in the dark. Visit...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Wake Up to 12 Cans of Doubleshot Espresso For Just Over $1 Each Get caffeinated with this 15% off coupon on 12 cans of Starbucks Doubleshot espresso drinks. This time around, the deal’s only available on the Espresso + Cream flavor, but you can’t beat the price of just over $1 per can....
22:39, 05/09/2019

In wake of tornadoes Ohio residents come together In the wake of eight tornadoes that hit Ohio late Monday, volunteers in Dayton are setting up shop to feed and help displaced residents. (May 29)        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

In Don't Wake The Night, You Have The Power Of A God Without The Omniscience Video games tend to give players tons of control and information, allowing them to tackle dangerous enemies or change where stories go next. Don’t Wake the Night is a new indie game that opts for something different. Playing the role of a detached sp...
07:52, 06/07/2019

Acting Budget Chief Seeks Reprieve on Huawei Ban The White House’s Russell Vought is pushing for a delay in implementing key provisions of a law that restricts U.S. government’s business with Huawei Technologies, citing the burdens on U.S. companies that use Huawei technology....
12:52, 06/10/2019

Acting Michigan State president falls ill at commencement The acting president of Michigan State University Satish Udpa suffered what officials are calling a "health incident" during commencement ceremonies in East Lansing....
17:13, 05/04/2019

Former acting ICE director slams Gillibrand over immigration stance Former acting ICE director Thomas Homan took Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to task Sunday for her immigration comments and politicians like her are enticing illegal immigrants to come to the United States....
07:52, 05/21/2019

BJP Acting Like "Terrorist Organisation, Importing Goons": Trinamool The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party was acting like a "terrorist organisation" and "importing goons" from other states to spread unrest in West Bengal, drawing a sharp......
09:26, 06/24/2019

Undercover cop ridiculed by students at Bronx Science while acting on tip The Bronx High School of Science welcomed an unusual visitor to its campus recently — and it wasn’t one of its eight Nobel Prize-winning alumni or a Harvard recruiter. It was an undercover cop, acting on a tip, the Department of Education confirmed. ...
19:13, 05/05/2019

CBS suspends search for a new CEO, extends acting CEO Ianniello through 2019 Earlier this month, CNBC had reported that CBS had missed its own internal deadline to find a successor for Les Moonves, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Tom Hanks imparts acting wisdom upon (and nearly breaks) Tom Holland Rising to the top of your profession sometimes means knowing how to spin gold from absolute tedium. Even watching Tom Hanks demonstrate how to grunt while his animated alter ego climbs up boxes is somehow more compelling than some of the major films ...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting police chief, the latest change in personnel after Easter Sunday suicide bombings....
09:50, 04/29/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and said top U.S. officials had held talks at the Pentagon on Friday....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan said the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an effective use of resources.”...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of his ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
15:13, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Acting defense secretary seeing border firsthand MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10 a.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he intends to accelerate planning to secure the U.S.-Mexic...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
17:52, 06/07/2019

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
19:39, 06/08/2019

How we met: ‘I rang her doorbell at 2am, but she didn’t wake up because she was drunk’ Andy Grandmottet-Shaw, 51, and her husband, Yves, 49, met in 1996 after a dispute about some loud music. They live in Porto and have one daughterAndy first clapped eyes on Yves in 1996, when they were living in the same block of flats in Newcastle. “...
15:13, 06/24/2019

Michigan mosque ups security in wake of attacks A Michigan mosque takes measures to increase security due to what an official says is a “downward spiraling trend” of hate crimes and hateful rhetoric. (April 30)        ...
08:26, 04/30/2019

Semenya to race in 3,000 in wake of new testosterone limits STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic next month, a distance that doesn’t fall under track and field’s new rules for testosterone limits. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Let the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wake Your Kid Up If you have trouble motivating your child to get out of bed in the mornings, you may want to consider employing the help of some animated characters. Google Assistant’s Character Alarms use voiceovers and music from popular animated franchises like N...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Boeing Jet Sales Have Tanked in the Wake of 737 Max Crashes After two crashes in the Java Sea near Indonesia and Ethiopia involving Boeing’s 737 Max line of passenger jets killed a total of 346 people, sales of 737 Max models have plummeted, CNN reported on Tuesday.Read more......
07:00, 05/15/2019

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
22:26, 05/23/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Finding Mercy in the Wake of the Charleston Massacre An intimate account of the 2015 hate crime and its aftermath, “Grace Will Lead Us Home,” by Jennifer Berry Hawes, explores how those affected struggled to carry on....
00:13, 06/07/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump acting like 'a dictator accused of war crimes' Late night hosts discussed Trump’s juvenile behavior after Wednesday’s curt meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s Memorial Day travel plans, the fallout from Trump’s heated Wednesday meeting with Nancy ...
20:13, 05/24/2019

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia ...
04:13, 06/11/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements. The Baltimore Sun reports system ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Acting Secy Shanahan to speak at Naval Academy graduation ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy. The former Boeing executive will speak Friday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination....
21:13, 06/18/2019

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year as a diplomatic olive branch to North Korea. But he...
17:13, 06/02/2019

Acting U.S. defence secretary to make second trip to U.S.-Mexico border Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a national emergency....
15:52, 05/11/2019

Acting Michigan State leader recovering at home after fall Michigan State University officials say interim President Satish Udpa is home from the hospital after falling on stage during commencement ceremonies....
01:13, 05/05/2019

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service through August. The FAA will review Boeing's software and training changes after two of the plan...
18:26, 05/23/2019

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after they have been taken. An example of this is the proce...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan says family separation practice was ‘effective’ Kevin McAleenan, the acting Homeland Security secretary, said in an interview that aired Sunday that the practice of separating migrant families the southern border with Mexico was “effective” but said it was not successful in the long run because it...
13:39, 04/29/2019

U.S. will stick to diplomacy on North Korea: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that the United States would stick to diplomacy on North Korea even after Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of the president’s ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
23:26, 06/22/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds and torrential rain....
17:52, 04/28/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an almost perfect spring day. The sky is milky blue and there is barely a ripple on the mirror-flat expa...
14:26, 05/18/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they don’t agree with by passing laws banning abortion. The Bronx and Queens congresswoman made the asse...
10:13, 05/16/2019

How the Kennedy Dynasty Has Endured in the Wake of So Much Scandal and Tragedy No matter how old you are, you have never been without a Kennedy in your life. Not necessarily personally (although there are so many of them, whether they still have the last name or......
17:00, 06/06/2019

Google Home’s Philips Hue integration can now wake you up gently Maybe you love the sound of your alarm clock blaring in the morning, heralding a new day full of joy and adventure. More likely, though, you don’t. If you prefer a more gentle wake-up (and have invested in some smart home technology), here̵...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
12:13, 05/27/2019

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
02:26, 06/15/2019

Spirit cuts workweek in wake of 737 MAX groundings: union Boeing Co's largest supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc is reducing its workweek to 32 hours in response to the 737 MAX groundings, a labor union for the aerospace industry said on Friday....
16:39, 06/07/2019

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
06:26, 06/09/2019

Bottas delivers Hamilton a wake-up call in qualifying Valtteri Bottas inflicted a significant defeat on Lewis Hamilton on Saturday, comfortably beating him to pole. Can this continue? Is it time to board the Bottas 2.0 hype train? We take a look at the main talking points after qualifying....
13:13, 05/12/2019

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
00:39, 06/23/2019

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum’s two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State’s four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Third-seeded N.C. ...
08:13, 05/24/2019

UK age verification is flawed, and regulators need a technology wake-up call Age verification isn’t new: we encounter it daily, whether ticking a box to say that we’re over 13 when signing-up to social media platforms or presenting ID if we’re buying alcohol or opting for the gorier or more risqué ch...
12:13, 06/13/2019

Jonas Brothers Return to SNL and Bring the Nostalgia With Acting Cameo and Throwback Hit The nostalgia was real on Saturday Night Live with special musical guests the Jonas Brothers. Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas had reunited the band several months ago, five years......
00:13, 05/13/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was navigating Washington bureaucracy, he thrilled audie...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan: I respect Mark Morgan for getting back into the fight Following President Trump's announcement that he's chosen Obama-era Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan says Trump's newest pick will serve the office honorably....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Pelosi hits back at Trump: I'll work with him when he 'starts acting more presidential' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., knocked President Trump's behavior, suggesting he wasn't "presidential" when he called her "Crazy Nancy" during a news conference on Thursday....
00:52, 05/24/2019

Acting Defense Chief Tries to Cool Hostilities with China as Trade War Heats Up Patrick Shanahan, acting U.S. defense secretary, and his Chinese counterpart will both attempt to win over Asian nations this weekend at a security conference in Singapore....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Laura Dern on acting, justice, and Trial By Fire: “I’m very invested in the truth” The name Laura Dern needs no introduction—at least, we hope it doesn’t. A driving force in the acting profession, both on screen and behind the scenes as a member of the Oscars Board Of Governors, Dern was born into a famous Hollywood family, and has...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations involving ties to Boeing, his former employer....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Congress to get act now amid reports of surging numbers at the border: ex-ICE acting director Former acting ICE director Tom Homan said on “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning that Congress needs to get its act together amid the news that over 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April....
19:13, 05/09/2019

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
00:00, 06/11/2019

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
11:26, 05/30/2019

Acting ICE Director Matthew Albence: The safety of migrant children is our top priority Acting Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matthew Albence has revealed the extent of the danger that migrant children are being put in as they are brought across the border, and the actions his department is taking to defend them....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Jets fire GM Mike Maccagnan; coach Adam Gase acting GM The New York Jets have fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Adam Gase will serve as the acting GM in his place        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

White House Acting Budget Chief Seeks to Delay Huawei Ban A senior White House official is seeking to delay putting in place portions of a law that limits the U.S. government’s business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., according to a person familiar with the matter. In a letter to Vice Pres...
13:52, 06/10/2019

Acting DOD chief blames Russia's 'unprofessional' behavior after near-collision with US warship "There was obviously a safety issue there. That behavior was unsafe and unprofessional. We'll have military-to-military conversations with the Russians," Shanahan told reporters outside the Pentagon....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Trump acting budget chief asks for delay on Huawei restrictions The Trump administration's acting budget chief is asking for a delay in restrictions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, according to a letter to Vice President Mike Pence and nine members of Congress....
00:13, 06/10/2019

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Bottas: Canada a "wake-up call" in title fight against Hamilton Valtteri Bottas says he cannot afford many weekends like the Canadian Grand Prix after getting "a bit of a wake-up call" in the Formula 1 title battle...
12:52, 06/12/2019

Farrakhan rails against ‘Satanic Jews’ in wake of 'Facebook jail' Louis Farrakhan spoke at a Catholic church Thursday night in the wake of his Facebook ban and denied that he hates Jewish people while ranting about “Satanic Jews.”...
16:39, 05/10/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
07:39, 05/18/2019

Estonia warns of risks in wake of money laundering scandal Banks in Estonia have not yet plugged all the gaps in their money laundering controls, the Baltic state's regulator told Reuters, pledging to maintain a clampdown in the country at the center of one of Europe's biggest financial scandals....
17:39, 06/24/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:13, 06/24/2019

Louis Farrakhan rails against ‘Satanic Jews’ in wake of Facebook ban Louis Farrakhan spoke at a Catholic Church on Thursday night in the wake of his Facebook ban and denied that he hates Jewish people while ranting about “Satanic Jews.” The Nation of Islam leader spoke at the controversial St. Sabina Churc...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular......
21:39, 05/19/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a ...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
17:26, 06/14/2019

Pima County hosts job fair in wake of recent layoffs Pima County will hold a job fair next week in response to the recent layoff at three Tucson businesses. All are welcome, but the job fair is targeting former employees of Concentrix, Carondelet and Citi. Pima County One-Stop Career Center ARIZONA@WOR...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Appalachian Trail machete attack suspect was acting 'disturbed and unstable': FBI complaint The man named "Sovereign" who is accused of stabbing two hikers with a machete on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia Saturday, killing one of them, was acting “disturbed and unstable” when the two victims and two other hikers first encountered him, th...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Acting Michigan State Univ. President Udpa hospitalized after falling during commencement Satish Udpa was appointed acting president of the university in January after John Engler resigned under pressure related to the Larry Nassar scandal.        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

Major Supreme Court ruling allows iPhone owners to sue Apple for acting like a monopoly CNN reports that the U.S. Supreme Court passed down a ruling on Monday that affects Apple and other companies that offer a closed operating system. By a 5 to 4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs in a huge class action suit against Apple c...
21:26, 05/13/2019

White House acting budget chief seeks to delay Huawei restrictions: WSJ Vought asked for a delay in the implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act, signed by President Trump last year and which contains provisions that target Huawei, according to the Journal...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The short-range missile, is that a violation? Yes,”...
07:13, 05/30/2019

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shoved an old man into a fountain. So it makes sense that England’s Football Association would want to st...
04:52, 05/31/2019

Meet TIME 100 Honoree Sandra Oh’s Inspirational Acting Coach and Mentor, Kim Gillingham For Kim Gillingham, 2019 TIME 100 honoree Sandra Oh’s acting coach, dreams reveal where your “energy wants to go.” “See if you can feel what wants to come up and through you,” she tells a group of actors during a class i...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Dems' 'Abolish ICE' plans 'reckless,' would make US 'absolutely less safe,' acting director says Democrats' calls to abolish ICE are "reckless and irresponsible" plans that would make the U.S. "absolutely less safe," according to the acting director....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Trump Taps Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary US President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan as his next secretary of defense, the White House announced Thursday....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan blasts AOC's 'reckless' rhetoric: 'The irony is unbelievable here' Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan pushed back against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wednesday on Fox & Friends for her "reckless" comparison of U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
15:26, 06/19/2019

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
16:52, 06/06/2019

EU elections: Wake-up call for centrists amid euroskepticism, climate inaction Europeans have mobilized to vote in numbers not seen for decades. Major parties have seen their power shrink, and with populists and Greens making gains alliances will be crucial. Bernd Riegert analyzes the results....
09:00, 05/27/2019

Google’s Huawei restrictions are a wake-up call for all Android phone makers Google will stop supporting future Huawei devices in response to a U.S. trade ban. But this should serve as a wake-up call for all Android phone makers.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
15:39, 05/22/2019

£200m fund to replace unsafe cladding in wake of Grenfell fire The government has set up a £200m fund to replace unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on around 170 private high-rise residential buildings in England....
07:26, 05/10/2019

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election due by year-end....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Sajid Javid hits out at drug users in wake of Gove confession Home secretary speaks out after Tory leadership rival admits to taking cocaineSajid Javid, a Conservative leadership candidate, has hit out at the middle-class users of class A drugs who fail to think of the “countless lives destroyed” by the trade, ...
13:26, 06/09/2019

World stocks climb, dollar dips in wake of U.S. payrolls report Global equity markets climbed on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that blew past expectations, while the dollar weakened after comments on inflation from some Federal Reserve officials....
18:26, 05/03/2019

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Wake up and smell the coffee: Shares of Starbucks and Dunkin' are surging Shares of Dunkin’ and Starbucks have rocketed this past year. Investors should add the companies to their shopping lists.       ...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and intense rainfall linked to climate change, according ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor ...
02:13, 06/15/2019

Martha MacCallum: New polling numbers are a 'big wake-up call' for President Trump With recent polls showing Joe Biden and other Democrats ahead of President Trump in 2020, Fox News host Martha MacCallum said the current administration has cause for concern....
00:26, 06/13/2019

Wake up and work out: Hotels increasingly offer in-room fitness amenities Forget the hotel gym: Many chains are incorporating workout gear right in guest rooms, including stationary bikes, yoga mats and resistance bands.       ...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Some asylum-seekers should be halted at border, new USCIS acting director says in memo to staff: report President Trump’s recent appointee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is apparently wasting little time in making changes at the agency....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with a strong Belfast accent....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan says he's got 'green light' to continue removing illegal immigrants President Trump decided Saturday to postpone ICE raids and mass deportations across the country, set to begin Sunday, to give Democrats more time to reach a bipartisan agreement about the immigration crisis at the southern border. ...
05:13, 06/23/2019

‘I was cast as the exotic girl – then as the terrorist’s mother’: Madhur Jaffrey on acting, food and race First she was a movie star, then she taught the west to love Indian cookery. At 85, she looks back on two remarkable careersWinter is emptying the last of its sleet from the sky as Madhur Jaffrey opens the door to her home in upstate New York. The ho...
00:13, 05/07/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big tech companies....
22:13, 04/28/2019

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national a...
22:26, 04/28/2019

Maryland moves to meet key recommendation made in wake of Jordan McNair’s death The university announced plans for a head physician to oversee athletic trainers and sports medicine staff, and to report to the University Health Center rather than the athletic department....
06:52, 05/24/2019

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign a...
13:39, 06/19/2019

Families give emotional testimony at hearing in wake of deadly limo crashes Raw grief from two horrific New York limo crashes was on display in Albany on Thursday, when surviving family members described their heartbreak to lawmakers in hopes of spurring much-needed safety improvements. Only three out of the state’s 63 senat...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Fiat Chrysler's Elkann Keeps Family Support in Wake of Busted Merger Talks After a deal with Renault fell through earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann maintains family support while trying to diversify the company’s wealth....
22:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday...
02:26, 06/14/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
19:13, 05/21/2019

Looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition....
15:52, 06/19/2019

Brazil justice minister Moro facing heat in wake of leaked messages Brazil's Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced intense pressure on Tuesday after leaked personal messages raised doubts about his impartiality as the judge overseeing landmark corruption cases, with an influential newspaper calling on him to resign....
02:26, 06/12/2019

UN chief urges India and Pakistan to dial down tensions in wake of Kashmir attack United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to take steps to defuse tensions in the wake an attack in Kashmir late last week that left dozes of Indian security forces dead....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
02:52, 05/26/2019

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee, and Mark Esper Is Named Acting Pentagon Chief As the F.B.I. investigated domestic violence, Patrick M. Shanahan said the confirmation process would “force my three children to relive a traumatic chapter in our family’s life.”...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot at the Pentagon, the president's spokeswoman said Thursday....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the job....
05:26, 06/22/2019

These are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’m tired of made up names that sound like sleep-aid...
22:52, 06/23/2019

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
16:39, 06/19/2019

Dad of Spurs mascot Ella Markham defends daughter from trolls again in wake of Everton game The father of Spurs fan Ella Markham has defended his daughter after she was subjected to further abuse online following her appearance as club mascot....
20:13, 05/13/2019

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of refugees being targeted and forced from their homes b...
01:26, 06/01/2019

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humiliates her, spends her money, has affairs and is abus...
23:39, 06/14/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The...
13:39, 06/14/2019

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of Pr...
20:13, 06/09/2019

ABFF 2019: How Beats Tackles Chicago Crime and the Curious Case of Anthony Anderson's Forehead Acting Chicago is a city that has been thrust into the abyss of exploitation, as national media has been lured by the city’s crime-ridden headlines. But what of the people who make up the city? What of their stories? What makes them tick? After all, the peo...
01:00, 06/21/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
04:13, 06/07/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a day after the government suspended the measure in re...
06:52, 06/16/2019

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka's president tells IS leader to leave his country alone in wake of Easter Sunday bombings Sri Lanka's president has pleaded with Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi to leave his country alone in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings....
15:26, 05/01/2019

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
06:52, 06/05/2019

The Best Names Of The WHL Draft Oh, friends. It’s here. The day we’ve been waiting for; the first true sign of spring. The Western Hockey League Bantam Draft, for 14- and 15-year-olds. A window on what Canadians west of Ontario and Americans west of the Mississippi were naming thei...
02:26, 05/03/2019

Ujiri incident with deputy under investigation The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is investigating Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a police officer....
02:26, 06/15/2019

A powerful combination of art direction, action and voice acting makes ‘A Plague Tale: Innocence’ a game worth your time One of the game's strengths is that it alternates between perilous action and periods of reflection where the characters process the changes they’ve observed in the world and in themselves....
21:26, 05/24/2019

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder seeks to become her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort could soon learn whether she will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Yujing Zhang’s request to fire her public def...
07:39, 06/11/2019

El Chapo doesn’t have superpowers to help him escape: attorney He might be an infamous drug lord, but Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman doesn’t possess supernatural powers, his attorney argues in a new filing mocking prosecutors’ concerns that the kingpin could be planning an escape. Guzman, 62, ...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Judge Allows Accused Mar-a-Lago Intruder to Be Her Own Attorney (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she s...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says a Los Angeles policeman who opened fire inside a Costco was attacked without warning and briefly knocked out as he held his year-old child. The officer’s on paid leave while police investigate Friday’s sho...
09:26, 06/18/2019

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.        ...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving throwback/nostalgic light.) The single most ’90s t...
22:52, 05/28/2019

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing Officer; Jennifer Lamie, Chief Regulatory Advisor;...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Ex-deputy gets bond reduction in Parkland shooting A judge has reduced the amount of bail a Florida deputy must come up with to be released from jail while facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. (June 6)        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
16:13, 05/29/2019

Deputy in clash with Ujiri claims concussion An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
22:39, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been convicted of murder. Both sides agree that defend...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Deputy nearly killed in shooting says he has ‘blessed’ life OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — David “Oz” Osborne said that as a sheriff’s deputy, he was trained to handle life-threatening situations. And like other law enforcement officers, Osborne knew there were situations that called for extra cautio...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has told the state’s personnel secretary that she intends to defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean...
02:39, 06/06/2019

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
08:39, 06/15/2019

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is on life support in grave condition. (June 11)        ...
09:39, 06/12/2019

Italy's deputy PM says Alitalia bid deadline is Tuesday The deadline for bids to take part in a plan to rescue Italian flagship carrier Alitalia is next Tuesday, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Parkland school ex-deputy released from jail A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restrictions. (June 6)     ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Ex-deputy in Parkland shooting out of jail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on School Shooting-Florida (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail aft...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
20:52, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Fan says deputy was first to push Raptors exec OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an investigation of whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face. (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A Warriors fan says he did not see the president of the Toronto R...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Italian deputy PM Di Maio says coalition meeting went well Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a late-night coalition meeting had gone well and the government would work to raise workers' pay and to cut taxes in the next budget....
10:52, 06/11/2019

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
22:52, 05/20/2019

Christina Aguilera reflects on 2016 'Voice' departure: I was 'ready to move on' "I had given myself fully to television and being a part of a network that really wasn’t quite the fit for me," explained the original "Voice" coach.        ...
20:26, 05/29/2019

Colorado Attorney Becomes The 11th Person To Die On Mt. Everest In 10 Days Boulder attorney, Christopher Kulish, added to one of the deadliest climbing seasons in Mt. Everest history, becoming the 11th person to die on the mountain in 10 days. A news release from his brother said Kulish died early Monday morning on his way ...
03:39, 05/28/2019

District attorney said his kids will go to school after Colorado shooting The district attorney for Douglas County reassures parents and said he will send his kids to school after the Colorado shooting.        ...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Cohen: Trump’s attorney urged false testimony Michael Cohen told lawmakers earlier this year that one of Donald Trump's personal attorneys asked him to falsely testify to Congress and told him the president was considering granting him a pardon to “shut down” the Russia investigation, according...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown dead at 86 Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has died, his office said Saturday. He was 86. He was at a health facility in Redding, Conn., surrounded by his wife, two daughters, his son and two granddaughters, one of whom is a cadet at West Point. Brown ha...
17:00, 05/04/2019

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t the Blast) pending, but Robert “R.” Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
02:13, 06/20/2019

Attorney Escaped The Holocaust, Changed Eastern Kentucky PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Far from his soon-to-be home in Prestonsburg, a Jewish attorney and Holocaust survivor got a phone call that would change Eastern Kentucky forever. It was the summer of 1970. John Rosenberg and his wife, Jean, had recently de...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorney for the accuser told CNN on Wednesday....
17:52, 06/06/2019

Attorney: Cleveland to pay $225K in suit over flag burning CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested at the 2016 Republican National Convention while burning an American flag says Cleveland has agreed to pay his client $225,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in January 2018...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Jessica Alba Names Her "Cutest" Kid Jessica Alba has a sweet spot for her son. During a visit to The Tonight Show on Thursday, the L.A.'s Finest star got to chatting about her three youngsters: Honor, 10, Haven, 7, and......
22:39, 05/17/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
18:13, 05/29/2019

Warner Bros. names BBC’s Ann Sarnoff as its new CEO NEW YORK (AP) — WarnerMedia has named BBC executive Ann Sarnoff head of Warner Bros. where she replaces former studio chief Kevin Tsujihara, who departed in March over misconduct allegations. WarnerMedia chief executive John Stankey announced Sarnoff...
19:39, 06/24/2019

2019 hurricane names: Is your name on the list? The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. Is your name Andrea, Fernand or Sebastien? If so, there's a storm with your moniker.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
18:26, 05/30/2019

Most popular baby names in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) – The Social Security Administration says that Emma and Liam topped the lists for the most popular baby names in Arizona last year. Those were also the most popular names for girls and boys in the United States in 2018. The top fiv...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
06:13, 05/31/2019

2nd suspect charged in death of Texas sheriff’s deputy EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the girlfriend of a man charged in the fatal shooting of a Texas sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop has also been charged in the officer’s death. An arrest affidavit alleges that 20-year-old Arlen...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed o...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Deputy cleared in fatal shooting of boxer’s mother ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee has declined to indict a sheriff’s deputy in the fatal shooting of the mother of champion boxer Caleb Plant. Police in Tennessee have said 51-year-old Beth Plant was fatally shot after pullin...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any trade negotiations with the United States after Brexit....
18:52, 06/05/2019

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri identified himself to a police officer who was excess...
20:26, 06/20/2019

Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to warn of "consequences" if he was not released....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deput...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Latest: Deputy shot in off-duty attack memorialized in LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy shot while off-duty earlier this month (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Hundreds of law enforcement officers have turned out for the funeral of a Los Angeles Co...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the Raptors' championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday night....
04:00, 06/15/2019

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
08:39, 06/15/2019

Police: Deputy filmed sex act involving mother, baby ST. GABRIEL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy filmed a mother performing a sex act on her 1-year-old boy. News outlets report St. Gabriel Police arrested Shaderick Jones on Friday on multiple charges including principal t...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Photos show suspect in shooting of off-duty LA deputy ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of shooting of an off-duty deputy who was critically wounded at a fast food restaurant. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department rele...
20:26, 06/11/2019

Deputy fatally shoots man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida deputy fatally shot a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend. A Broward Sheriff’s Office news release says a veteran sergeant shot 43-year-old Ronny Santana Rodriguez, who was armed with a knif...
03:39, 05/16/2019

There should never be state guarantees for banks - German deputy FinMin The government should never give any form of state guarantee to protect a specific bank, Deputy Finance Minister Joerg Kukies said on Monday, following failed merger talks between Germany's two largest lenders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank....
16:39, 05/13/2019

Italy's deputy PM Di Maio says EU vote will not derail government The Italian government will carry on without a cabinet reshuffle, Italy's Deputy PM and leader of the 5-Star Movement, which saw its support slump in Sunday's European parliament elections, said on Monday....
10:13, 05/27/2019

"Looking Forward To Co-Operation With Israel": Goa Deputy Chief Minister Goa Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has called on officials of the Israel's foreign affairs ministry to discuss how the coastal state and the West Asian country could work in cooperation with......
10:39, 05/16/2019

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Former deputy assistant AG: immigration court backlog ‘stunning’ The massive immigration court backlog that has left asylum-seekers waiting years for a ruling in their case while they remain in the U.S. is “stunning,” according to former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Tom Dupree....
18:26, 04/29/2019

LA County sheriff’s deputy critical after off-duty shooting ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the head in an off-duty attack at a Jack in the Box restaurant. KNBC-TV says the deputy was hospitalized in critical condition after Monday’s attack in Alhambr...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty in man’s 2018 beating RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy accused in connection with a man’s beating in 2018 has pleaded guilty to failing to carry out his duties and has to permanently surrender his law enforcement certification. News outle...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Deputy coerced wanted mom into performing sex act on baby: authorities A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy was fired after he allegedly coerced a wanted woman into performing a sex act on her infant son in exchange for not arresting her. Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, was arrested and termin...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe at a pretrial hearing in Manhatt...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Woman killed by a policeman after saying she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney says The woman shot by a Baytown, Texas, policeman after telling the officer she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney Ben Crump said Thursday....
12:13, 05/17/2019

Spacey attorney seeks access to accuser's phone A lawyer for Kevin Spacey is accusing prosecutors of withholding information that could help the actor's case. Attorney Alan Jackson accused prosecutors of falsely denying they had access to information about the accuser's cellphone. (June ...
04:26, 06/04/2019

New explanation for Jussie Smollett recusal from State’s Attorney Kim Foxx _____ LOS ANGELES — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx changed her explanation on Friday for her recusal from the Jussie Smollett case, as her office released more than 2,000 pages of documents on the case. Foxx said she was advised to withd...
08:26, 06/03/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs' Hill denies accusations in attorney's letter The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Former assistant US attorney: Mueller basically told Dems, 'I'm not going to be your savior' Former U.S. attorney Alex Little said on Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had messages for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress when he held a press briefing on Wednesday....
08:39, 06/02/2019

Attorney for Hill denies client abused child in letter to NFL The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Chinese woman accused of sneaking into Mar-a-Lago to serve as own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she struggled...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legi...
20:26, 05/29/2019

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia, part of AT&T Inc, said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190624:nBw11GtfYa on Monday the company has appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros....
21:52, 06/24/2019

Lists of top five most popular baby names in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) – The Social Security Administration says that Emma and Liam topped the lists for the most popular baby names in Arizona last year. Those were also the most popular names for girls and boys in the United States in 2018. The top fiv...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Big names in cycling headline Tour of California Tour of California once a quaint upstart race that took place in February but has grown into crucial prep race for Tour de France contenders        ...
21:13, 05/11/2019

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
01:13, 05/17/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Honda Efficiently Names Its New Electric Car with Just One Letter We’ve been covering Honda’s charming little battery-electric city car since they first showed it in 2017, and even if we’re saddened there are no plans to bring it to America, it’s exciting to know that the production version is actually happening, a...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Kia Names Its New Millennial-Focused Compact SUV 'Seltos' The name of Kia’s new compact SUV—which will be unveiled in full later this month—is Seltos, named, according to Kia, after Celtos, son of Hercules. Celtos?...
20:00, 06/04/2019

NCAA explores compensation for names, likeness Big East commissioner Val Ackerman will head a new NCAA working group whose goal is to consider how rules can be modified to allow athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
09:00, 05/26/2019

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
21:26, 06/10/2019

The moment Yankees knew their no-names would save them Depth is the new superstar. The Yankees have depth. They don’t have Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and so many others, but they have depth and that makes all the difference these days in MLB with players unable to stay on the field. The Yankees enter...
03:13, 05/07/2019

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)    ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few years....
12:39, 06/12/2019

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
20:52, 05/29/2019

Russian Deputy PM: Transneft ready to compensate damage from dirty oil - IFX Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft is ready to compensate Russian oil companies for damage from contaminated oil, Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak as saying on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Parkland deputy charged after staying outside school during mass shooting 56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges that carry a combined potential prison sentence of nearly 100 years, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said in a statement....
23:13, 06/04/2019

Manhunt underway in Texas after woman killed, deputy and 2 others shot The suspect in the Liberty County shootings remains at large, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been identified as Pavol Vido, 65.        ...
21:26, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Deputy shot in fast-food restaurant dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and killing another man (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot in the h...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Senate confirms Trump official as Justice Department deputy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to confirm Jeffrey Rosen as deputy attorney general, the second-ranking official at the Justice Department. The vote was 52-45. Rosen replaces Rod Rosenstein, who left the department last week. Rosentein appoint...
22:26, 05/16/2019

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Disgraced Parkland deputy charged for inaction during school massacre MIAMI — The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people. Scot ...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Former Broward deputy arrested for not entering building during Parkland shooting Authorities on Tuesday arrested a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school resource officer who didn't enter the school during a February 2018 mass shooting....
08:26, 06/05/2019

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
11:39, 06/13/2019

Utah police: Deputy shooting suspect left home with a gun Utah police say the man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man an hour earlier had told his family he wanted to "make it on his own or die."...
04:13, 06/13/2019

US sees continued growth in LNG exports: Deputy energy secretary Dan Brouillette of the U.S. Department of Energy says there's some increase in demand for natural gas from markets in Asia, including South Korea and Japan....
14:26, 06/12/2019

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
07:52, 06/12/2019

Utah man arrested in shooting of off-duty California deputy at Jack in the Box A Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy as he waited in line at a fast-food restaurant has been arrested, authorities said....
04:39, 06/12/2019

State Police Close Their Investigation Into Shooting Of Deputy Morales SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police have now closed their investigation into who shot Scott County Deputy Jaime Morales. KSP said that Morales was accidentally shot by another officer as they tried to arrest a fugitive, but as far...
21:13, 06/11/2019