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U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran

Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared w...

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran

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Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
00:26, 05/23/2019

Iran lawmakers chant 'Death to America' as U.S. called 'terrorist' Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with Washington following the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
10:52, 06/23/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels out of proportion and Republicans insisting that ...
17:13, 05/22/2019

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with......
22:13, 06/23/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
05:00, 06/13/2019

‘I Should’ve Just Kept Her and Gone to Jail’: Mom’s Lament After Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Burns to Death in Car Fire Amid Custody Dispute A 3-year-old child burned to death inside a car that had been set on fire and its doors chained shut, and her father is in a hospital under police custody, suspected of being involved in what authorities are calling the tot’s homicide....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

D-Day 75th anniversary: lone piper plays a lament as Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, and Donald Trump honour sacrifices made by the heroes of World War II Military veterans joined world leaders including Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump in honouring brave servicemen and women who made sacrifices on D-Day....
10:39, 06/06/2019

'Dark Phoenix' is 'The Dark Knight' of X-Men, says director The stars of "Dark Phoenix" discuss the latest X-Men film, with writer/director Simon Kinberg comparing it to Christopher Nolan's Batman classic, "The Dark Knight." (June 5)        ...
16:52, 06/05/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did....
11:39, 06/13/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact....
07:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation....
02:26, 06/14/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
05:52, 06/14/2019

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
09:26, 06/20/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is se...
09:26, 06/21/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
19:26, 06/20/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
00:00, 06/03/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions....
20:00, 06/12/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
09:39, 06/21/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries....
20:52, 05/20/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
03:39, 05/23/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said he called off a strike at the 11th hour....
02:26, 06/23/2019

Now We Know Why YTMND Went Dark You’re The Man Now Dog, one of the earliest sites associated with web 2.0 internet culture, went dark sometime in the past few days, though exactly when or why was a mystery until just about an hour ago.Read more......
06:26, 05/17/2019

What’s Next for the X-Men After Dark Phoenix? Warning: This post contains spoilers for Dark Phoenix, Avengers: Endgame and Logan. The fate of the X-Men is unclear, but Dark Phoenix is likely the last time audiences will see actors like Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence in th...
15:39, 06/07/2019

iOS Could Finally Be Going Dark Is it a little shameful that one of the most exciting elements of macOS Mojave was the dark mode option it presented? Probably! Is it as equally shameful that one of the elements of iOS 13 that I’m most excited for is a proper dark mode? Sure! Will t...
06:39, 05/29/2019

All You Need to Know About X-Men: Dark Phoenix X-Men: Dark Phoenix release date in India, cast, review, trailer 2 and 3, poster, timeline, and more - here's everything you need to know about the latest X-Men movie....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
03:52, 06/15/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Trump tweets threat: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran' Incendiary message follows disavowals of intent from both sidesOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranDonald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats yet to Tehran, warning that “if Iran wants to fight, that will be the official en...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
20:13, 06/20/2019

iOS 13 first look: Dark mode, Maps and more A dark mode. A swipe-friendly keyboard. A slew of redesigned apps. These are just a few of the things you'll find in Apple's new iOS 13 release, but here's the rub: unless you're a developer, you can't actually try any of the...
19:00, 06/04/2019

The Case Against Dark Mode The main advantage of apps with a dark mode is that they don’t shine so brightly in our eyes late at night. But there’s a disadvantage, too: dark mode can actually be harder to read, and possibly contribute to eyestrain....
12:26, 05/02/2019

The dark side of DevOps Dismall test automation rates (around 25% for DevOps adopters) will undeniably prevent companies from maximizing the potential speed gains of DevOps.Read More...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Here's What Android Q's New Dark Theme Looks Like There are two kinds of people in the world: people who want dark mode everything, and people who for some reason don’t care about being blinded by apps with white backgrounds at night. As you’ve probably guessed, I fall into the first camp, which is ...
01:13, 05/08/2019

Here's what iOS 13 Dark Mode reportedly looks like Ready to tone down your iPhone and iPad brightness with the iOS 13 beta update next week? That's exactly what Dark Mode will do, according to the latest Apple leak.The first screenshot of iOS 13 Dark Mode has surfaced on 9to5Mac, and it shows a ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Novichok victim: ‘We’re being kept in the dark’ Charlie Rowley speaks of anger and frustration as mystery still surrounds death of his partnerThe partner of the woman who died in the Wiltshire nerve agent poisonings a year ago has told of his anger and frustration that mystery still surrounds the ...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Key fob mystery: devices go dark (WKYC) There’s a mystery that’s leaving some residents in a North Olmsted, Ohio neighborhood scratching their heads. Cory Branchick says it began about two weeks ago when she noticed her key fob stopped working for her car. At first, she ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

iOS 13 Dark Mode: all the details iOS 13 introduces a host of new features, but probably the most anticipated one is Dark Mode, which turns backgrounds dark and makes for an experience that is much easier on the eyes and that helps with battery life on the iPhones that use an OLED sc...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
19:26, 06/20/2019

Dark Phoenix Is a Bittersweet Goodbye to Fox's X-Men Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix became one of the most significant of Fox’s X-Men films the moment it became clear it would be the last installment in the franchise that set the stage for the modern comic book movie boom. Not only was the film going to ...
17:26, 06/05/2019

Dark Phoenix Is a Disappointing, Forgetful End to This X-Men Run James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Sophie Turner return for the final X-Men film in Fox's run, Dark Phoenix, from writer-director Simon Kinberg....
17:26, 06/05/2019

Dark mode is rolling out now to another Google app Even though Android Q will have a system-wide Dark mode feature, Google continues to add a Dark mode on many of its apps, especially those updated with the Material Design look. Considering that only 10.4% of Android phones have Android 9 installed n...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Germany Shuts Down a Dark Web Marketplace German officials working with U.S. investigators arrested three people accused of operating a large online platform for selling drugs and other illegal goods....
14:39, 05/03/2019

Look, we're not going to pretend we know what's happening in this new Dark teaser We’re only a few weeks from the second season debut of Dark, the German Netflix series that’s enraptured the streaming sect with its Lynchian fuckery. A new teaser for the season dropped this morning and, as was the case with its first trailer, we’re...
23:52, 06/07/2019

'Dark' season two drops on Netflix Another ten episodes of the time-bending supernatural mystery series with shades of "Stranger Things" will be available to stream from today. And with season three on the way, the German series has much more to come....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Let’s Talk About the Ending of Dark Phoenix Warning: This post contains spoilers for the movie Dark Phoenix. Dark Phoenix ends not with its main character, Sophie Turner’s Jean Grey, but with a scene featuring the two men whose contentious relationship has propelled the X-Men film series...
12:52, 06/07/2019

To Prevent Hemorrhoids, Poop in the Dark “Some people like to be all alone, sitting half-naked up on the throne. Personally that don’t work for me, ’cause it smells like the poo-poo that just came from me.” When vlogger Ze Frank sang this in 2006, I found his argument compelling: Who wants ...
16:13, 06/03/2019

iOS 13's Dark Mode is on display in new screenshots Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is less than a week away, but if you just can't wait to get a glimpse of the changes coming to iOS, you're in luck. 9to5Mac posted screenshots showing off some of the new features e...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Dark Mode is coming in Android Q Android Q is bringing a long-awaited feature to your phone – it'll debut a new Dark Mode across the entirety of Google's software.Various Android apps have come with a dark theme in the past, but this is the first time you'll be...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Dark Phoenix Is a Gentrified Neighborhood of Superheroes If you went and saw Dark Phoenix this weekend, or plan to see Dark Phoenix this weekend, I’m going to make a few assumptions about you. First, that you probably have seen some of the previous X-Men films. Why? Because the title Dark Phoenix makes abs...
19:39, 06/08/2019

Dueling in the dark: EU candidates pitch to (some) voters Raising corporate taxes and wages, cutting carbon emissions, handling African migrants and standing up to Russia, China and the United States all got an airing in Europe's "presidential debate" on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
19:13, 05/21/2019

US charges three Germans over massive dark web marketplace The US just made a dark web bust that makes AlphaBay's 400,000-user peak seem modest by comparison. Federal prosecutors have charged three unnamed Germans for allegedly operating Wall Street Market, a dark web marketplace that sold drugs, count...
00:13, 05/04/2019

New ‘Frozen 2’ trailer is shockingly dark and scary What is this? “Frozen 2: The Return of the Queen”? The first full trailer for Disney’s “Frozen 2” dropped Tuesday morning, and from this early glimpse of the film it appears that the followup to the quaint story of sisters defying the odds — and belt...
17:00, 06/11/2019

A new Dark Knight rises in the first trailer for The CW's Batwoman Ruby Rose’s Batwoman was introduced in Elseworlds, the most recent “Arrowverse” crossover on The CW, defending a distinctly crap-tastic Gotham City in the absence of a different caped crusader who mysteriously stopped showing up right around the time...
22:13, 05/16/2019

The dark side of the WWDC 2019 keynote It's easy to be distracted by all the shiny new stuff. But peel that away and what we actually got at WWDC 2019 keynote was mostly irrelevant and niche stuff....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Mitch McConnell embraces his dark side Call him “Cocaine Mitch,” “Nuclear Mitch,” or the steward of the “legislative graveyard.” Mitch McConnell says he’s the “Grim Reaper” anyway, so he’s loving every minute of it. While his critics have tried to make the Kentucky Republican public enem...
13:52, 05/19/2019

What is the dark web? How safe is it and how to access it ? Your questions answered The dark web sounds foreboding. Why else would the police in Brazil, Germany, and the United States need to raid dark web eshops like the the “Wall Street Market” (WSM), charging the operators with a long grocery list of crimes ranging ...
11:00, 06/11/2019

The dark web represents only a fraction of the rest of the internet The dark web is often portrayed as a hidden corner of the internet where cybercriminals exchange information and plan cyberattacks but how does it compare to the rest of the internet?To answer this question, Recorded Future analysed 260,000 onion pag...
23:52, 05/13/2019

"I'm Not A Dark Horse, Don't Want To Become PM": Nitin Gadkari To NDTV Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today that he was "not a dark horse" for prime minister and had "no agenda, desire or dream" of becoming prime minister. On speculation about the possibility of the......
10:13, 05/10/2019

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
05:00, 06/14/2019

CBS staffers left in the dark amid major changes CBS is in chaos amid a massive shake up at the network’s news division that will have Gayle King crowned queen of the morning show as soon as Monday, The Post has learned. As The Post first reported Thursday, CBS News head Susan Zirinsky has major ch...
12:13, 05/04/2019

Ron Howard says that his dud The Dark Tower adaptation "should've been horror" It’s 2019 and the Stephen King renaissance rolls on, with It: Chapter 2, Doctor Sleep, and HBO’s The Outsider on the horizon and adaptations of The Stand, The Long Walk, The Eyes Of The Dragon, ‘Salem’s Lot, and Lisey’s Story in development. There’s ...
09:13, 06/01/2019

How to Enable Chrome's New Dark Mode on Android Dark mode has stealthily rolled out to the Android version of Google Chrome as a part of the app’s most recent updates. Finally, we can all stare at our phones a little more comfortably, especially at night, without having to enable night-time reader...
19:13, 04/28/2019

iOS 13 could feature dark mode and interface updates According to a report from 9to5mac’s Guilherme Rambo, the next major version of iOS for the iPhone and iPad will present many new features, such as universal dark mode, new gestures, visual changes for the volume popup and more. Dark mode should work...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Madonna releases jarring 'Dark Ballet' Madonna's latest music video -- for a song called "Dark Ballet" -- evokes religious images and symbols reminiscent of her controversial music videos from the 80s and 90s....
22:26, 06/07/2019

The Wizard of Oz at 80: how the world fell under its dark spell The 1939 classic has inspired everyone from David Lynch to Salman Rushdie. Novelist and super-fan Luiza Sauma explores why the film’s message about home still holds such powerEighty years ago, in the summer of 1939, 16-year-old Judy Garland appeared ...
11:26, 06/17/2019

iOS 13 with Dark Mode, Enhanced Photos App, and More Announced iOS 13 brings a number of new features and improvements, including the much-anticipated dark mode, an all new Apple Maps experience, and Photos app improvements....
04:26, 06/04/2019

Apple announces Dark Mode for your iPhone Apple has announced one of the most anticipated aspects of iOS 13 - Dark Mode. It's a setting that displays text and images against a dark background – perfect for night-time viewing or if you just want a more understated display.When you...
20:26, 06/03/2019

The best under-eye correctors for dark circles | Sali Hughes When concealer alone is not effective, these products will transform skin toneWhat if your under-eyes are grey, brown or blue and no amount of sleep and concealer makes any difference, other than to leave your skin caked dry in makeup? I’m asked this...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Dark Phoenix is having the worst opening of any X-Men movie, ever Suggesting that super-powered twentysomethings with grudges to bear aren’t the only catastrophes currently affecting one of Hollywood’s longest-running comic book franchises, Variety reports today that the just-released-in-theaters Dark Phoenix is on...
03:39, 06/09/2019

The Dark Knight Rises...Then Falls (In Price) You don’t need Bruce Wayne’s fortune to afford the Dark Knight trilogy today. This UHD Blu-ray set includes all three Chris Nolan Batman films in 4K, along with regular 1080p Blu-rays, plus digital copies. At $43, the box set never been cheaper....
22:00, 06/12/2019

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on th...
16:26, 06/19/2019

Tweaking the end of the Dark Phoenix saga is an X-Men tradition John Byrne and Chris Claremont’s 1980 Dark Phoenix saga is one of the most beloved in all of comics: Jean Grey, the X-Men’s Marvel Girl, becomes possessed by the Phoenix force, turning her into a superhero with near-godlike powers. Unfortunately, tho...
20:52, 06/08/2019

Why the latest X-Men movie, 'Dark Phoenix,' was doomed from the start Fox "Dark Phoenix" is the latest "X-Men" movie, but it dropped that designation from its title in the US. However, the movie is called "X-Men: Dark Phoenix" in most international territories, where the "X-Men" franchise has always excelled at the bo...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Dark mode starts showing up in Gmail for Android Gmail is one of the not so many Google apps that hasn't yet received a proper dark mode. Meanwhile, Drive, Keep and Google's app have all received the highly-anticipated dark theme so that everyone can enjoy it.Well, it looks like Google is working h...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Apple's new Reminders app dark theme leaks out before the iOS 13 keynote Google slowly introduced us to the systemwide dark mode in Android Q by painting its own apps in morbid colors on a piecemeal basis. It brushed over the Phone app, Contacts, Calendar, Keep notes, you name it.Apple, however, will be going all out with...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Two Israelis arrested in global 'dark' Internet probe Two Israelis have been arrested on suspicion of setting up a "dark" Internet site that was used to buy weapons, drugs and stolen credit cards, Israeli police said on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/07/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
18:26, 05/04/2019

Exploring the dark underbelly of smart home technology This past holiday season, AI-powered devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home were among the hottest gifts across any product category – a trend that speaks to the rising popularity and acceptance of smart home technology in the U.S. But as...
17:26, 05/22/2019

Valentino and Undercover Discuss the “Dark Fantasy” of Their Collaboration Ahead of their shows today, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and Undercover's Jun Takahashi explain their series of collaborations—and their very sweet friendship....
20:39, 06/19/2019

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
16:00, 05/16/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
00:39, 05/17/2019

U.S. indicts operators of 'dark web' drug referral service U.S. prosecutors have filed money laundering charges against two Israelis who allegedly made millions of dollars operating a website connecting customers to sellers of fentanyl, heroin, guns and other illegal goods, the Justice Department said on Wed...
22:39, 05/08/2019

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash — over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say Darkode w...
22:00, 06/11/2019

After years in the dark, Navajo Nation homes get electricity ARIZONA — Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa. Her husband, Jimmie Long, Jr., fishes for the wick to light a kerosene lamp as the cou...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off the app that started it all At Apple’s WWDC 2019, tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says there were lots of small but welcome iterations on products — some of which were long overdue. Here are the five most interesting updates — and where they left him wanting more....
03:52, 06/04/2019

Jason Grimsley emerges from dark place for first Old-Timers’ Day If it wasn’t quite the baseball equivalent of Walter White returning home from his self-imposed New Hampshire exile in the “Breaking Bad” finale, Jason Grimsley nevertheless stood out as an atypical Old Timer Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. A key...
03:13, 06/24/2019

Apple adds system-wide dark mode for iOS 13 As expected, Apple's newest mobile operating system, iOS 13, will include a system-wide dark mode. The company announced the change at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) today. While the feature has been circulating through the rumor mil...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Google app soon to receive full-fledged dark mode Google is determined to bring the dark theme to all its apps by the time Android Q is officially released. A couple of Google apps such as Calendar and Keep have already been updated with a dark mode, but the Google app has yet to receive a similar f...
11:26, 06/12/2019

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? reboot assembles its Midnight Society Scoop up some midnight dust and throw it at the new cast of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid Of The Dark? miniseries, which, to be clear, is separate from Paramount’s in-the-wind film adaptation. Gavin, Akiko, Louise, Graham, and Rachel are their names, ...
02:26, 06/11/2019

A Brief Explanation of Dark Phoenix's Confusing Alien Villain While Fox was perfectly fine spoiling Dark Phoenix’s major death in early advertisements, the true identity of Jessica Chastain’s alien character was kept conspicuously hush in the weeks leading up to the film’s premiere. Though an explanation for th...
03:39, 06/11/2019

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-da...
02:00, 05/25/2019

One of the Largest Dark Net Markets ‘of All Time’ Falls to Police Police from around the world shut down the biggest active black market on the dark web this month, according to announcements from law enforcement agencies in the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands released on Friday.Read more......
02:13, 05/04/2019

David Gilbert: I’ve seen some dark times, I was shot to pieces "World Championship semi-finalist David Gilbert tells Desmond Kane why life is good on his journey from rock bottom to the cusp of snooker folklore."...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Dark Phoenix Tries to Correct the Errors of X-Men: The Last Stand. Does It Succeed? Warning: This post contains spoilers for X-Men: The Last Stand and Dark Phoenix. Fairly or not, X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is one of the most maligned superhero movies in recent history. Following on the heels of the excellent X2: X-Men United, The...
15:39, 06/07/2019

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity KAIBETO, Ariz. (AP) — A project to connect homes on the country’s largest American Indian reservation to the electric grid is wrapping up. Utility crews from across the U.S. have volunteered their time from March through May to hook up about 30...
18:13, 05/18/2019

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

A 'Dark Crystal' tactical RPG is coming to Switch in 2019 Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal seems to be having a moment right now. A prequel series will be hitting Netflix in August and now, at today's Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo announced a tactical RPG based in the world...
00:26, 06/12/2019

The Dark Secret Behind the Hidden Room of Glamis Castle If you could even guess the nature of this castle’s secret, said Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore, you would get down on your knees and thank God it was not yours. Glamis Castle, one of the most haunted castles in Great Britain, was the tal...
02:00, 06/08/2019

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
08:26, 06/05/2019

Michael Rooker joins Amazon's quest for The Dark Tower According to Deadline, grizzled space pirate Michael Rooker has joined the cast of the pilot for Amazon’s The Dark Tower show, which is going to be a prequel to the main events of Stephen King’s book series and a “more faithful retelling” of the stor...
02:52, 06/12/2019

Rewind: A Dark Swiss Comedy, Transported to Rural Senegal In “Hyenas,” now newly restored, the gifted director Djibril Diop Mambéty put his own spin on “The Visit,” a misanthropic play by Friedrich Durrenmatt....
15:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Dark clouds on horizon for flood-weary Midwest ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on spring flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 2:15 p.m. The flood-ravaged Midwest doesn’t need more rain, but it may get it anyway. The National Weather Service predicts several days of wet weather this week i...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Eurasian hoopoes protect their eggs with a dark foul-smelling goo The Eurasian hoopoe is an unmistakable sight. Its zebra-like wing markings and impressive crown delight birdwatchers across Europe, Asia and North Africa...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: X-Men antics, hunting dark matter and taking on Glorkon Watch as X-Men's Jean Grey turns supermutant, visit a dark matter show that wrestles with reality and play a comedy-action game against dog-destroyer Glorkon...
04:00, 06/02/2019

The psychological dark side of sharing your daily life on YouTube To be a successful YouTuber, you need to let viewers into your life. But this creates fake intimacies that can lead to tragic consequences for stars and fans alike...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off iTunes, the app that started it all At Apple’s WWDC 2019, tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says there were lots of small but welcome iterations on products — some of which were long overdue. Here are the five most interesting updates — and where they left him wanting more....
09:00, 06/04/2019

The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer An impressive ensemble cast will appear in three new episodes for Netflix series Black Mirror season 5. The first trailer for the highly anticipated fifth season of the Netflix sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror is finally here, and it looks to b...
19:52, 05/15/2019

Dark Phoenix proves the X-Men need a no-holds-barred Marvel resurrection With the latest movie having a poor showing at the US box office and its best instalments Logan and Deadpool taking place outside the main continuum, the mutant saga won’t be missedIs it mere coincidence that the longest-running big-screen superhero ...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Chinese Probe Reveals Secrets Of Moon's Dark Side Scientists on Wednesday said they could be a step closer to solving the riddle behind the Moon's formation, unveiling the most detailed survey yet of the far side of Earth's satellite....
07:39, 05/16/2019

Netflix will adapt more Dark Horse comics into shows and movies Netflix might become home to lot more Dark Horse Comics show and movie adaptations. The streaming giant has forged a deal with its production arm, Dark Horse Entertainment, giving it first look at all the comics companies' titles for TV and movi...
11:52, 05/10/2019

An early version of Dark Phoenix was so much like Captain Marvel that it even had the Skrulls Late last month, we heard that the entire ending of X-Men: Dark Phoenix was reshot because it was supposedly too similar to some other superhero movie, with the common theory being that a sequence of Phoenix Force-powered Jean Grey wrecking spaceship...
23:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. Open: Who will win at Pebble Beach and who's a dark horse to contend? Dustin Johnson is the slight betting favorite and Brooks Koepka is tying to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles. Golfweek staffers make their picks.        ...
01:39, 06/12/2019

Dark Poutine podcast recap: The Vancouver Stanley Cup riots The Vancouver Canucks made the Stanley Cup finals twice in 17 years. After both, coming on the heels of game 7 losses, bad apples tore up the fair city....
03:39, 06/05/2019

X-Men: Dark Phoenix review – mutant franchise fizzles out forgettably Sophie Turner stars in Jean Grey’s 90s-set origin story that offers glimpses of intrigue before regressing into a dull CGI-festAlmost as an aftershock from that gigantic finish to the Marvel Cinematic Universe saga that was Avengers: Endgame, the X-M...
09:39, 06/05/2019

In ‘Underland,’ Excellent Nature Writing From Deep, Dark Places In his latest book, the acclaimed English nature writer Robert Macfarlane goes beneath forest floors, and into sea caves and sinkholes, among other subterranean adventures....
07:26, 06/04/2019

The Division 2’s 8-player raid Operation Dark Hours launches May 16 The sequel's first raid tasks players with fighting back the Black Tusks at an airport. The first team to beat the raid will win a special in-game prize.Read More...
05:26, 05/15/2019

Dark Phoenix reshot its entire ending because it was too much like another big superhero movie More cynical fans of the cinematic superhero genre might point out that the vast majority of modern comic book movies tend to end in the same way these days, with our heroes facing off against a computer-animated horde of generic bad guys, while one ...
04:52, 05/30/2019

Android Auto gets new look, dark mode and lots of nifty improvements Google announced a major update for Android Auto is now available for download. Since its launch back in 2015, Android Auto has expanded to support more than 500 car models from no less than 50 brands. The new design launched today will roll out to a...
02:39, 05/07/2019

David S. Goyer chains himself to "dark and visceral" Hellraiser reboot It was back in 2014 that Clive Barker talked up his Hellraiser revival, a loose reboot said to follow the creator of the Cenobite-shuttling Lament Configuration puzzle box. Unfortunately, his script languished under the troubled umbrella of producer ...
23:26, 05/06/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance trailer is blockbuster-style puppetry It’s been one Henson of a wait, but the trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance is here, and it delivers on the promise implied by the very cool-looking images released earlier this month. In fact, at first glance, it seems almost i...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Schiff: House in the dark about DOJ’s 2016 campaign spying probe The House Intelligence Committee has “very little visibility” into the three Justice Department investigations into the intelligence officials who launched the Russia probe, the panel’s chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday. It’s a situation that ha...
17:39, 06/20/2019

'Dark Phoenix' fails to ignite latest version of X-Men saga The Phoenix Saga in the X-Men comics of the 1970s is rightly considered a classic of the genre, which explains why filmmakers keep returning to it. Yet the hope for a truly definitive take on the story, "Dark Phoenix," proves a tepid addition to the ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Watch: 'Dark Phoenix' featurette celebrates the legacy of 'X-Men' films Fox has released a new "Dark Phoenix" featurette that looks back on the legacy of the "X-Men" film series with old and new stars including Hugh Jackman and Sophie Turner....
21:00, 05/13/2019

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
20:39, 06/21/2019

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
10:39, 05/28/2019

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still b...
08:26, 05/27/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ cinematographer blames dark episode on bad TV settings The cinematographer behind “Game of Throne’s” epic Battle of Winterfell is blaming fans’ lousy technology — and HBO — amid complaints that the episode was too dark to see. Noting the show’s “cinematic&#...
22:00, 05/02/2019

German police shut down one of world's biggest dark web sites Arrests in Germany, Brazil and US relate to sale of drugs, stolen data and malicious softwareGerman police have shut down one of the world’s largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark web and arrested the three men allegedly running it, pro...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Faltering Factories Cast a Dark Cloud Over the Global Economy Factory output is slowing in a number of key economies, darkening the outlook for the global economy and increasing the likelihood that leading central banks will respond with fresh stimulus....
14:52, 06/21/2019

Sarah Connor's back in the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate We haven’t seen anything from Deadpool director Tim Miller’s new Terminator movie since last summer, when Paramount released a teaser image that featured new stars Natalia Reyes and Mackenzie Davis alongside original star Linda Hamilton (looking as r...
16:13, 05/23/2019

Elden Ring sounds like Dark Souls, but open-world The primary commonality between a From Software game and George R. R. Martin’s most popular literary endeavor is that dying happens. Dying happens a lot. Is that a strong enough connection to make a game? Well shit, we’re about to find out, because t...
08:26, 06/11/2019

Maradona and Naples created an unearthly and sometimes dark magic. I was there | Ed Vulliamy A new documentary about the footballer’s life doesn’t capture the way an underdog city both beatified and ensnared its favourite sonSundays would begin and end at a bar called Bollicine – bubbles – behind Piazza Leopardi station in the Fuorigrotta qu...
20:39, 06/07/2019

X-Men: Dark Phoenix review – cliched conclusion of the mutant saga Writer-producer-director Simon Kinberg botches it big timeIt takes a certain amount of chutzpah for a first-time feature director to talk themselves into the driving seat of an effects-laden, multimillion-dollar franchise movie. Admittedly, Simon Kin...
16:39, 06/09/2019

The Netherlands Are The Most Fierce And Wild-Eyed Of All The World Cup Dark Horses There’s a tier below the highest level of Women’s World Cup contenders, and that second tier is the most interesting in the tournament. The top teams are known quantities. It’s pretty easy to figure out how and how well the United States, France, Ger...
08:13, 06/11/2019

Bring on the battle bears in this new teaser for HBO's His Dark Materials show HBO is about to find itself—as of Sunday—with a serious dearth of high-fantasy big-budget literary adaptations on its slate. Which might explain why the network unleashed a new teaser for its Philip Pullman show His Dark Materials today, re-introduci...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Wrestling's Painful Dark Side: Inside a Pile-Up of Tragedies The popularity of professional wrestling is undeniable. Millions of fans look forward to annual extravaganzas like WrestleMania and pack arenas to see their favorite heroes and villains......
18:00, 05/25/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
12:39, 05/25/2019

Leaked iOS 13 screenshots showcase Dark Mode, updated apps With just six days to go until Apple introduces iOS 13 at the annual WWDC event, 9To5Mac has obtained screenshots which showcase the updated operating system and some of its key features.Dark Mode everywhereCorroborating rumors and reports, the image...
19:00, 05/28/2019

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays wh...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Laura Linney: ‘I started to glow in the dark like an exotic cheetah’ The actor talks about the outfit she wore to the 2017 Tony awards, and why being fashion-conscious was not ‘realistic’ when she was growing upDerek Lam custom-made this dress for me to wear to the 2017 Tony awards, where I was nominated for my role i...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
04:52, 06/19/2019

Google Calendar update adds Dark Mode on Android Google has just announced that the long-awaited dark mode is now rolling out on Android for two of its apps: Calendar and Keep. Ahead of Android Q's release, Google has decided to bring dark mode to many apps. We learned last week that Google Keep wi...
00:13, 05/21/2019

‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ bests ‘Dark Phoenix’ at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — After nearly 20 years, the current manifestation of X-Men movies is going out with a whimper. Studios on Sunday estimate that “Dark Phoenix” earned a franchise low of $33 million from 3,721 North American locations over...
22:13, 06/09/2019

The Hunger Games Is Getting a Prequel Novel, Set During the 'Dark Days' of Panem [Updated] We’re going back to the arena. Scholastic has announced a new The Hunger Games prequel novel from Suzanne Collins, set decades before the events of the original books and films. Read more......
23:00, 06/17/2019

Dark season two review – wilfully confusing and deliciously creepy Who cares that you can’t tell who the characters are or which decade they’re in – this German time-travel saga offers an intoxicating mix of myth and nostalgiaThe streaming TV era has brought us many odd pleasures, and here’s one of them: a supernatu...
23:39, 06/21/2019

Poco F1 to Receive Dark Mode With MIUI 11, PocoPhone Chief Says Poco F1 will be receiving the dark mode with the MIUI 11, the PocoPhone Global Head Alvin Tse has said. Dark mode is currently available only on select phones, including Redmi Note 7, in the stable......
02:00, 06/20/2019

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ trailer: Hamilton, Schwarzenegger are back He said he’d be back. The new action-packed trailer for “Terminator: Dark Fate” debuted Thursday, and it teases the return of the original franchise star Arnold Schwarzenegger. But the film’s first preview — packed with highwa...
06:13, 05/24/2019

'Batman' turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight Three decades after director Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up ...
20:39, 06/23/2019

Car industry warns of return to 'dark days' as manufacturing falls again UK car manufacturing fell for the tenth month in the row in March as the industry warned that output from the sector could fall to 1980s levels in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
08:39, 04/30/2019

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money....
21:39, 06/06/2019

Robert Pattinson the new Batman? Casting report is a dark night for some CNN – Gotham is shook. A report Thursday that Robert Pattinson could take on the role of Batman has some crying, “Holy miscast!” According to Variety, the actor is close to sealing a deal to play “The Batman” in ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Alone In Dark, Woman Wakes Up In Air Canada Plane After Crew Left A woman boarded an Air Canada flight earlier this month, fell asleep after takeoff and woke up alone in a dark, parked plane, apparently forgotten about by ground staff....
10:00, 06/24/2019

Hilary Swank talks to us about her dark new Netflix thriller ‘I Am Mother’ Oscar-winner Hilary Swank was reading an article during a recent flight that she couldn’t put down. It got her thinking about a brave new world dominated by robotics and artificial intelligence — specifically, over the question of whether...
19:00, 06/09/2019

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and...
06:52, 06/08/2019

NY lawmakers OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday following Assembly passage last week. Democrats lead both chambe...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Three Lawmakers From Haryana Get Ministerial Berths Rao Inderjit Singh and Krishan Pal Gurjar were among the three MPs from Haryana who found their place in the council of ministers in the new Modi government....
06:39, 05/31/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
00:00, 06/06/2019

These 3 lawmakers know the secrets in Mueller's report The fate of Donald Trump’s presidency may hinge on Congress’ handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report — yet just three rank-and-file members of the House are allowed to view Mueller's confidential files. Reps. Val Demings (D-Fla.), Eric S...
23:52, 06/24/2019

Harold the Scarecrow gets revenge in this freaky Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark trailer Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell’s Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark books will forever be beloved by demented youngsters, even if André Øvredal’s upcoming film adaptation is a total dud. The more we see of it, though, the more optimistic we become...
03:26, 06/04/2019

A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix Nineteen years after it all began, and helped usher in the early waves of the superheroic cinema dominance we see today, Fox’s X-Men saga is at an end with the release of Dark Phoenix. It may have gone out in a damp squib rather than truly fiery flam...
21:52, 06/12/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' struggles at box office with worst debut in franchise's history The 12th and final film in the 19-year-old “X-Men” franchise, the $200 million “Dark Phoenix,” bombed in its opening weekend, earning a franchise low of $33 million at the domestic box office....
05:26, 06/10/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Announced, Will Be A Dark Reboot For The Franchise Following a cryptic tease Tuesday afternoon, Activision announced Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the latest installment in the long-running series of first-person shooters. In a new trailer released Thursday, we got our first look at the rebooted Mode...
01:00, 05/31/2019

A conservative dark money group reveals how much it spent to push Trump's tax cut law Conservative nonprofit dark money group American Action Network dramatically increased its media spending during the tax reform debate of 2017 and the buildup to the 2018 congressional midterm elections....
00:00, 05/24/2019

Linda Hamilton is back and buff as ever in Terminator: Dark Fate trailer Linda Hamilton reprises her role as the original Sarah Connor in Paramount Pictures’ Terminator: Dark Fate. Linda Hamilton is back as Sarah Connor, as tough and distrustful of time-traveling sentient machines as ever, in the first trailer for Termi...
23:52, 05/23/2019

In the worst opening weekend ever for an 'X-Men' movie, 'Dark Phoenix' made just $33 million Fox "Dark Phoenix," the latest installment in the "X-Men" franchise, brought in $33 million at the domestic box office, the worst in franchise history. However, the movie did make over $100 million at the international box office, making it the numb...
01:52, 06/10/2019

Five more years of Narendra Modi will take India to a dark place | Kapil Komireddi If the Indian prime minister is returned to office, his sectarian politics will make bigotry the defining ideal of the republicIndian elections are a marvel to behold. The rules stipulate that no citizen should have to travel more than 2km to vote. S...
07:52, 05/21/2019

'Dark Phoenix' had a weak start at the box office and could have the worst US opening of any X-Men movie Fox "Dark Phoenix" took in $5 million at its Thursday night previews. The movie is projected to earn between $45 million and $55 million its opening weekend. It's possible the movie could be the first X-Men title to not have a $50 million domestic o...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Farm industry in the dark about Trump's promised aid for China trade fight President Trump has promised as much as $15 billion in aid to the agricultural industry to make up for China's retaliatory tariffs, but farm trade associations say they don't know yet how the assistance would work....
07:39, 05/15/2019

Prague TV tower under fire as dark reminder of city’s antisemitic past Memorial should be built at site of tourist attraction erected over Jewish cemetery, say campaignersIt has been called one of the world’s ugliest structures, pointing above Prague like a jabbing metallic finger while offering visitors panoramic views...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Dark Phoenix isn’t an epic X-Men conclusion—but it’s a darned good teen flick Enlarge / Sophie Turner's face often looks like it's about to explode in Dark Phoenix. (credit: 20th Century Fox) Arguably, the biggest shockwave in recent Marvel films and series wasn't a snap from a comics villain but a click of Disney CEO Bob Ig...
05:13, 06/08/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ cinematographer says the Battle of Winterfell looked so dark on purpose Fabian Wagner understands you were probably frantically trying to adjust your TV settings during Sunday night’s Game of Thrones episode depicting the harrowing Battle of Winterfell. He’s heard all of the criticism by now, that it looked w...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Netflix's The Dark Crystal prequel gets some wild new images and a release date Production began on The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance way back in 2017 (which is like 12 years ago in today’s years), but Netflix’s prequel to the cult classic is finally upon us—almost. Following last December’s reveal of the first photos from the...
22:26, 05/21/2019

Frankfurt's 'dark day' leaves dream season in danger of hitting the rocks A 6-1 thrashing by a rival for a top-four finish threw the Europa League semi-finalists into a panic at the worst possible timeAn emphatic result feels as if it should be a definitive, a full stop either positively or negatively. Eintracht Frankfurt ...
14:39, 05/06/2019

Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' trailer brings Thra back to life Netflix has finally offered Dark Crystal fans a deeper look at its prequel series beyond some still images. The gorgeous first trailer for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance arrived Thursday, and the show seems to faithfully recreate Thra while buil...
18:13, 05/30/2019

Android Q will feature dark mode, live video captioning and lots more Google likes to drop plenty of surprises at its annual I/O developer event, but there's one thing we always know we'll hear about: the state of Android. Specifically, the next version of Android, currently only known as Q. As usual, Google ...
21:13, 05/07/2019

A Dark Crystal Video Game Is Coming to Nintendo Switch and Here's the Trailer Fans who grew up loving Jim Henson’s 1982 film The Dark Crystal will soon have a true fantasy fulfilled. Nintendo just revealed at E3 that a video game based on the upcoming Dark Crystal prequel series is coming to SwitchRead more......
23:39, 06/11/2019

Dark Phoenix turns one of the most celebrated arcs in all of comics into just another damn X-Men movie Magneto, played again by Michael Fassbender, shows up about halfway through Dark Phoenix, the latest and probably last movie featuring this particular big-screen iteration of the X-Men. The master of magnetism has given up the terrorist life, redirec...
09:13, 06/05/2019

Android Auto Interface Revamped by Google to Include Dark Mode Google is rolling out a redesign for its driver assisting mobile app -- Android Auto -- with a default dark mode, colourful accents, and readable fonts....
14:39, 05/07/2019

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years before the original action started. “With this book, I ...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Chromium-based Edge lands on Windows 7 and 8.1 (with dark mode coming soon) Chromium-based Edge is now available in preview form for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, so if you wanted to try Microsoft’s revamped browser in one of these older operating systems, now’s your chance.Part of the big plan with the new Edge is ...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Simon Kinberg says Dark Phoenix was never supposed to be "a classic superhero movie" It’s likely that no big-budget would-be blockbuster this year is going to draw a more exhaustive series of post-mortem than Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix, the film that ended Fox’s long-running X-Men franchise not with a mutant-powered bang, but with ...
10:26, 06/15/2019

Software Update Caused Hundreds of Police Ankle Monitors to Go Dark Like a scene out of a dystopian police state film, a failed software update caused hundreds of ankle monitoring devices in the Netherlands to go dark from police surveillance on Thursday. Read more......
02:52, 05/11/2019

Google Photos update brings long-awaited dark theme Google is definitely on a roll when it comes to bringing its apps up to par with the upcoming Android Q design language. As some of you might already know, Android Q will add a system-wide dark mode, but that won't kick in when you're using apps.And ...
02:39, 06/06/2019

‘It’s a Dark Period.’ The Stanford Expert Known as “Mr. Democracy” on the Shrinking Free World The Stanford scholar known as “Mr. Democracy” talks to TIME on the shrinking free world, the U.S.’s irreplaceable role in it and his book ‘Ill Winds.’ Earlier this year, the watchdog organization Freedom House reported t...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Let's look back at the disastrous attempts to make an X-Men movie decades before Dark Phoenix Dark Phoenix ended up being a largely disappointing conclusion to X-Men movies, especially since the original installment in 2000 laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern superhero movie boom, but things could’ve been even worse for Marvel’s mutan...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year The cult fantasy hit is going to have a big year. Developer Bonus XP is working on a tactical RPG based on the new Age of Resistance TV show.Read More...
06:00, 06/12/2019

iOS 13: Apple brings Dark Mode to iPhones and multitasking overhaul to iPads Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi unveiling iOS 13's dark mode. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] SAN JOSE, Calif.—Apple executives took the stage toda...
12:39, 06/04/2019

Part of Dark Phoenix's Box Office Failure Might Be Thanks to...Alita: Battle Angel? In the sort of nerdy debate over who would win between the cosmic fury of the Phoenix Force and a cyborg warrior from Mars, you never thought the answer “whichever was backed by James Cameron” would be the deciding factor. And yet, here we potentiall...
19:52, 06/10/2019

‘Shadow’ review: Dark Chinese action film deserves spotlight If you’re a “Game of Thrones” fan longing for sword fights and dynastic intrigue, look no further than “Shadow,” which features more dramatic deaths than the Battle of Winterfell and manages to look 100 percent more beautiful (not to mention visible)...
18:52, 05/03/2019

For amazing views of the stars, visit a dark-sky park; the newest one is in Arizona If you're looking for a clearer view of the night sky, visit a Dark Sky Park. The newest one is in Arizona.        ...
09:00, 05/10/2019

'Game of Thrones' fans complain about 'too dark' lighting in Battle of Winterfell Several viewers took to social media to slam the popular HBO series for making the lighting in the epic battle scene “too dark.” Many claimed they had to rewatch parts of the episode because they couldn’t see what was happening in the chaos between t...
17:13, 04/29/2019

Debut Short Story Collections Unearth the Dark Underbellies of Relationships Amanda Marbais’s “Claiming a Body,” Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s “Sabrina & Corina” and Xuan Juliana Wang’s “Home Remedies” mark these authors’ brave entrees into fiction....
03:26, 05/29/2019

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers due to the premium that black markets place on private health information—and in particular, the cred...
08:13, 06/06/2019

Netflix's 'Dark Crystal' prequel series will premiere August 30th Netflix has lined up a release date for its Dark Crystal prequel series. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will be available for your enjoyment via your preferred streaming device on August 30th....
19:52, 05/21/2019

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...
00:52, 06/09/2019

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
13:39, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Days After Win, War Of Words Between BJP Lawmakers In Madhya Pradesh Within weeks of a landslide Lok Sabha win for the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, rifts have surfaced in the party. Ganesh Singh, the four-time parliamentarian from Satna Lok Sabha seat, has spoken in a......
05:26, 06/04/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Lawmakers eye stricter gun control measures in Delaware DOVER, Del. (AP) — A package of stricter gun control measures proposed by Democratic lawmakers is getting its first hearing in Delaware’s legislature. Among the bills to be considered by a Senate committee Wednesday is a proposed ban on certain...
13:39, 05/08/2019

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool’s extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation f...
16:52, 05/08/2019

NY lawmakers jump into fight over Trump tax returns ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s senate is poised to approve a bill that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run around the administrationR...
13:39, 05/08/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough in resolving a longstanding impasse over Brexit....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Lawmakers sign off on Cuomo’s MTA ‘transformation director’ A new “transformation director” will be hired at the MTA to ride herd on the much-maligned regional transit agency. State lawmakers signed off on the new post — proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — in the final hours of Albany̵...
07:00, 06/22/2019

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

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
00:13, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
20:00, 05/28/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
12:26, 05/17/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I think that I’m like everybody else that has ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the first time to pay a woman in the state to carry th...
09:13, 05/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
18:52, 05/16/2019

US lawmakers: Nord Stream 2 'a terrible mistake' The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will run straight through the Baltic Sea, delivering Russian natural gas directly to Germany. For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea....
01:13, 06/24/2019

"We Have 52 Lawmakers, Will Fight BJP Everyday," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
08:13, 06/01/2019

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
05:39, 06/11/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
16:52, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on...
19:26, 05/21/2019

LIVE From Parliament: PM Modi, Other Lawmakers Take Oath On First Day Live Updates: Ahead of the 17th Lok Sabha session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at Parliament House. He said that "every word of Opposition was valuable". ......
10:39, 06/17/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, o...
19:13, 05/02/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
15:39, 06/02/2019

Russia will respond to new U.S. deployment in Poland: lawmakers Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new U.S. military deployment to Poland announced by President Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would make Poland a target in the event of a conflict....
14:52, 06/13/2019

Going To Make This Brand Tie-In Work As Best We Can: 5 Dark And Spooky Horror Stories That Feature Claritin-D Claritin-D gave us a bunch of money to write a sponsored post, but didn’t really specify what they wanted. We thought it might be fun to do some scary stories that involved allergy medicine somehow, so that’s what we went with. It ended up being much...
23:39, 06/05/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Top Five Dark Souls 3 Bosses • Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Top Five Dark Souls 3 Bosses • My Thoughts On The Spring 2019 Anime Season • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 - Amidar [TV Commercial, NA]...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Speeding, congestion and protest: the dark side of Scotland’s North Coast 500 route For locals, the phenomenal success of this driving route means blocked roads, a racetrack mentality and mess, rather than the promised benefits to businessAt Bettyhill General Merchants, a convenience store and post office in a remote village on Scot...
10:26, 05/25/2019

Missouri may lose its last abortion clinic this week. That's dark news for us all | Jill Filipovic Anti-abortion activists know that you don’t need to outlaw abortion outright if you can make getting a safe, legal one nearly impossibleBy the end of the week, women in Missouri may live in a state without a single abortion clinic. While restrictive ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Tony awards 2019: nominations reveal snubbed stars and dark themes With a refreshing embrace of both experimental plays and difficult themes, this year’s nominations offer up an interesting, hard-to-predict raceWhat does it say about Broadway that a play about a troubled belief in the American experiment was not nom...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Citi closes CitiCross 'dark pool' amid equities unit review A unit of Citigroup Inc has shut down one of its private stock trading venues, often referred to as dark pools, as part of a broader review of the bank's equities business, the bank said on Monday....
19:39, 05/06/2019

It's Official: Elden Ring Is A Crossover Between George R.R. Martin And The Developers Of Dark Souls Game of Thrones and Dark Souls are colliding. A trailer for a new From Software game called Elden Ring was shown at E3 2019's Microsoft press conference today. The catch: it’s set in a fictional world designed by Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyaz...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Wells Fargo champ Max Homa completes two-year climb out of ‘dark’ times CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In his own words, Max Homa had “some serious scar tissue,’’ on the PGA Tour. Two years ago, as a PGA Tour rookie, Homa failed to make the cut in 15 of the 17 tournaments he played in and was relegated to trying to fight his way back...
16:13, 05/06/2019

June brings a Dark Phoenix, the Men In Black, and lots of living toys to theaters everywhere So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep u...
17:39, 06/06/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Read This: A tribute to the lost, dumb potential of Universal's abandoned Dark Universe Hollywood is, to borrow a term from sports, a copycat industry. Sustained success is so difficult to come by that anytime a studio does something right, others inevitably attempt to do the same thing. Very rarely, however, do those attempts at mimicr...
23:39, 06/19/2019

Google redesigns Android Auto with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme Google has redesigned Android Auto for all 500 supported car models from 50 different brands with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme.Read More...
22:26, 05/06/2019

'This is a dark day': fear grow as fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic hangs in balance Scores join protests downtown as anger simmers over possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinicMegan Ellyia Green knew she was going to be arrested when she walked into the Wainwright Building on Thursday. Related: Ten years after abortion do...
16:13, 05/31/2019

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03:13, 06/13/2019

Toy Story 4, Dark Phoenix & More Movies Are Coming This Month: Which June Film Are You Ready to See? Movies, movies, movies! June is all about the movies. This month really kicks off summer, which means it's time to focus on one of our favorite things about the season...summer......
19:39, 06/03/2019

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is a delicate balance of light and dark "Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer panel. Immediately, the enormous 'cutter' drill star...
00:52, 06/14/2019

Dark Phoenix's Simon Kinberg Took Inspiration From Nolan's Batman to Bring the X-Men Down to Earth There’s an unsteady, chaotic energy coursing through much of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix. It almost feels like an extension of the existential crisis its titular hero finds herself in as she becomes the most powerful mutant to ever walk the Earth. T...
09:00, 06/12/2019

‘Dark Phoenix’ review: Sophie Turner shines but messy plot flames out Sophie Turner has withstood the wrath of King Joffrey, Ramsay Bolton and Littlefinger as Sansa on “Game of Thrones.” And those eight years of constant anguish have well prepared her for a somewhat more nontraditional hurdle: Being hit by a giant sola...
10:00, 06/05/2019

"Dark Spot" On Democracy: Congress Slams Poll Body Over Bengal Move Accusing the Election Commission of losing its credibility and independence, the Congress on Thursday said time has come to review the process of the poll panel's appointment....
10:39, 05/16/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Raise Pressure on Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
22:39, 06/07/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
20:26, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
02:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
07:52, 06/24/2019

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday....
20:52, 05/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
21:13, 05/23/2019

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legisl...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearin...
08:13, 05/24/2019

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump&...
04:00, 06/10/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
07:39, 05/15/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers The four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in Parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, that could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
14:13, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in the existing system....
22:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
07:26, 05/23/2019

SNC-Lavalin affair: Canada's Trudeau expels lawmakers Canada's prime minister has expelled two lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Party, saying "trust has been broken" after one accused the government of pressuring her to go easy on a major company accused of wrongdoing....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
23:13, 05/21/2019

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their pa...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has set for a final deal....
17:52, 06/12/2019

Lawmakers grill administration on Saudi arms sale Lawmakers are grilling the State Department on President Donald Trump's move to sell Saudi Arabia arms without Congressional review. (June 12)        ...
21:39, 06/12/2019

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:39, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers raise alarm after wave of Philly shootings PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawmakers from Philadelphia are calling on state and city officials to stem a rising tide of gun violence that included a fatal shooting at a graduation party. The members of Pennsylvania’s Legislature are asking for a stron...
03:00, 06/18/2019

"Didi, 40 Of Your Lawmakers In Touch With Me": PM Modi's Stunning Claim Forty lawmakers of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in contact with the BJP and will change camp as soon as the results are announced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed today. The BJP is......
14:39, 04/29/2019

The Latest: California lawmakers reviewing utility plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a plan by the California governor to create a fund for utilities to tap if they face massive liability costs from wildfires. (all times local): 12:15 p.m. California legislative leaders aren’t yet on boar...
00:13, 06/22/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
07:26, 05/21/2019

Trinamool Wants PMs Nomination Scrapped For Lawmakers Joining BJP Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative......
12:13, 04/30/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers target spouses who drug, rape their partners COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to end exemptions in state laws for rape by a spouse are gaining renewed attention in the #MeToo era. Vestiges of the so-called “marital rape exemption” or “spousal defense” still exist in most st...
17:39, 05/04/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
00:52, 05/23/2019

Portuguese lawmakers support teachers over back pay claim Portugal's government was under pressure on Friday from a broad alliance of lawmakers to grant teachers salary increases held back over several years since 2005, a payout that could undermine efforts to balance the budget....
13:13, 05/03/2019

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immig...
04:39, 06/01/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest state t...
03:26, 05/18/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
17:00, 05/26/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in support of the opposition....
23:13, 05/07/2019

IPOs bring tax jackpot for California; can lawmakers resist? At least six major California tech companies, including Uber and Airbnb, are scheduled to go public this year, generating billions in profits. It’s an enticing opportunity for lawmakers to fund chosen causes — a temptation legislative leaders say the...
06:26, 05/06/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Assembly sponsor Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the declawing poses serious health complications for kitties. Violators would f...
00:39, 06/05/2019

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
21:39, 05/28/2019

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
11:39, 05/31/2019

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot to be legalized before the plan goes up in smoke at the end of the legislative session. The New Jers...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said....
21:26, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
23:26, 05/08/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way ...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
08:13, 06/01/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
08:39, 05/16/2019

In Setback For Chandrababu Naidu, 4 Lawmakers Of His Party Join BJP Four of the six parliamentarians in Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party today joined the BJP. This evening, the Rajya Sabha members met Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the chairman of......
14:39, 06/20/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected to be tasked with enforcing an eventu...
22:39, 05/08/2019

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who......
20:26, 05/25/2019

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up i...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is currently dogged by calls for his resignation after...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Ala...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers mark D-Day anniversary with Normandy parachute jump Two military veterans who now serve in Congress joined together for a bipartisan parachute jump in Normandy on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
11:00, 05/09/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
15:39, 06/21/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
02:52, 05/25/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
06:26, 05/25/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
04:13, 06/06/2019

Kansas lawmakers in impasse over budget, Medicaid expansion TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is locked in an impasse over a Medicaid expansion plan favored by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. It’s been unable to pass a new budget that will keep state government operating afte...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
00:26, 05/08/2019

Floridians Gave Ex-Felons the Right to Vote. Lawmakers Just Put a Big Obstacle in Their Way. State legislators adopted limits on which Floridians with felony records should be eligible to vote, six months after a ballot measure restored their rights....
02:26, 05/04/2019

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Arkansas communities hold “sandbagging parties” and prepare for dark flood days ahead A tense situation is dawning for the many thousands in and around the North Little Rock pockets by the Arkansas River, who have little choice but to prepare for dark days ahead amid historic flooding and severe storms in the region. ...
23:26, 06/04/2019

Dark Phoenix's Sophie Turner and Jessica Chastain Want to Normalize Strong Female Characters With Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark and X-Men's Jean Grey, Sophie Turner is known for playing roles that empower women. In X-Men sequel Dark Phoenix, she turns that up to 11, as her......
03:39, 05/23/2019

Ricky Ponting insists the dark times are behind Australia ahead of their Cricket World Cup challenge Australia are a "drastically different" team to the outfit that got drubbed 5-0 by England last summer, according to their assistant coach and two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting....
17:52, 05/23/2019

Thomas Bjørn: ‘We are privileged with a good life but this is sport’s dark side’ | Donald McRae Golf almost broke Thomas Bjørn and even the high of captaining a winning Ryder Cup team was shrouded in his struggles with depression‘I think you hide from it,” Thomas Bjørn says quietly of the anguish which has affected him and so many other profess...
20:39, 06/07/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
05:26, 06/17/2019

Reports: Police Bust Deep Dot Web, Saying It Made Millions Off Referral Links to Dark Web Markets The FBI working in conjunction with authorities in multiple nations has arrested several individuals in connection with their involvement in Deep Dot Web, a website that allegedly profiteered by taking commissions on referral links to dark web market...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Avengers: Endgame, Dark Matter, and a Fake Bear Not Named Ron: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s nearly May, and you know what that means: Game of Thrones will be ending, Divination Bot will soon return to haunt your sleep with machine-generated nightmares, and the weather will be much less depressing.Read more......
03:13, 04/29/2019

Police seize over $600K in cash, Bitcoin, and Monero in worldwide dark web drug bust Police have busted two prolific dark web drug markets in a global sting, seizing six-figure amounts of Bitcoin and Monero cryptocurrency, as well as loads of narcotics. “[The Wall Street Market] was the world’s second largest dark web market, enablin...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Elden Ring from George R.R. Martin could be the Dark Souls Game of Thrones fans dream of Gamers are already getting something huge from E3 2019 in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for gamers that don't want to go to space, Microsoft's E3 keynote also brings with it another game to get hyped for: Elden Ring.Thi...
02:26, 06/10/2019

Top air safety officials face US lawmakers after fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes U.S. air safety officials are facing lawmakers on Wednesday about the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two fatal crashes of the popular planes within five months of one another....
12:13, 05/15/2019

UK: Theresa May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in June Prime Minister Theresa May intends to introduce a bill implementing the Brexit deal in early June. She's hoping to reach a compromise with Labour to overcome a deadlock in Parliament....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
22:13, 06/11/2019

Asaduddin Owaisi's Response As Lawmakers Chant "Jai Shri Ram" During Oath As All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi took oath in Lok Sabha today, he was met with loud chants of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Vande Mataram" from BJP parliamentarians....
14:13, 06/18/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to deadly accidents....
21:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said late on Monday....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing More Armed Teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose residents to Chinese law....
19:39, 06/13/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, lawmakers from ...
22:39, 05/23/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
07:26, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security....
23:26, 06/18/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
13:52, 05/01/2019

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthor...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday. The bill, which was submitted to Gov. Kay Ivey over the weekend, will require sex offenders convict...
05:39, 06/05/2019

As trade war rages, U.S. lawmakers seek new limits on Chinese scholars Some U.S. lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would make it harder for Chinese students and scholars to enter the United States, citing security concerns as a trade war rages between Washington and Beijing....
04:52, 06/05/2019

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan...
03:26, 06/05/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
23:13, 05/22/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a bipartisan group of congressmen released on Monday....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Lawmakers seek probe in heatstroke death of football player New Jersey's U.S. House delegation is seeking an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a Kansas community college football player from their state        ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers ask watchdog to probe migrant teen camp’s contract MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are requesting a government watchdog agency investigate how a private company tied to former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly secured a no-bid contract to hold migrant children in a Florida facility. South...
17:52, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
01:39, 06/04/2019

Lawmakers challenge Trump official on Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are grilling State Department officials over President Donald Trump’s move to sell arms to Saudi Arabia without congressional review. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel of New York decried the move ...
20:00, 06/12/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
17:26, 06/20/2019

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
01:39, 05/23/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former Na...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
02:00, 05/03/2019

25 US Lawmakers Urge Against Ending Preferential Trade Treatment To India A group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative not to terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of the 60-day notice on Friday, saying the country's......
08:52, 05/03/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency regulation....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Yogi Adityanath Hosts Lunch For Newly Elected BJP Lawmakers From UP Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday hosted a lunch for all newly elected MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state....
13:26, 05/29/2019

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations betwe...
06:39, 06/16/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban prov...
14:26, 05/18/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration......
23:26, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Supreme Court Stays Disqualification Proceedings Against AIADMK Lawmakers The Supreme Court on Monday stayed disqualification proceedings against two AIADMK legislators, who were served notice by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker for allegedly indulging in "anti-party"......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Uddhav Thackeray, 18 Sena Lawmakers To Visit Ayodhya Today Ahead of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's visit on Sunday to offer prayers at the makeshift Ram Lalla temple, his party leader Sanjay Raut said the Ram temple will be constructed under the......
03:39, 06/16/2019

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
19:52, 05/22/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major parties who are facing criminal charges. Its mai...
06:13, 05/18/2019

US lawmakers review control board’s role in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are reviewing the work of a federal control board created by Congress to oversee Puerto Rico’s finances amid complaints from some officials that it is ineffective and has cost the bankrupt U.S. territ...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports that bill sponsor Sen. Paul Bettencou...
21:52, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers override vetoes of budget items TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Republican legislators in Kansas have overridden Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s vetoes of several spending items in the next state budget, including an extra p...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers seek probe on U.S. hacking services sold globally U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the spread of U.S. hacking tools around the world....
02:39, 05/16/2019

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks try...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. Trump did not mention Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone or the...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers, Justice Dept. meet over more access to Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department will meet with House lawmakers Tuesday to negotiate for a less-redacted version of the Mueller report, ahead of a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt....
18:26, 05/07/2019

White House says 'no' to Democratic lawmakers on McGahn document subpoena President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rejected a subpoena from a Democratic-led congressional committee seeking documents from former White House counsel Don McGahn relating to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Oregon governor sends police to get GOP lawmakers after they flee from vote Republican lawmakers in Oregon fled the Salem courthouse Thursday following a days of "fruitless" debate over a cap-and-trade bill, known colloquially as HB 2020....
07:39, 06/21/2019

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
10:13, 05/30/2019

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
12:26, 06/20/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
14:26, 05/18/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
06:26, 05/19/2019

Trinamool's Women Lawmakers Trolled For "Western Clothes" In Parliament Newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled by a number of people on social media for their choice of clothes at the Parliament on Monday. However, the......
17:26, 05/28/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parliament. They were brawling Saturday over controversial changes to an extradition treaty with mainland C...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow....
05:39, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers seek Boeing documents about 'defective' sensor alert on 737 Max Lawmakers are seeking documents from Boeing and the FAA on what they called a sensor alert Boeing said was not working properly but waited a year before telling federal officials....
22:26, 06/07/2019

"Devendra Fadnavis Asking Congress Lawmakers To Join BJP": Ashok Chavan Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan Friday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of personally calling up Congress's assembly lawmakers and asking them to join the BJP....
22:26, 06/07/2019

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years -U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
21:26, 06/07/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
03:52, 05/22/2019

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications...
10:26, 05/22/2019

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Dem...
18:26, 06/11/2019

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
05:52, 06/10/2019

Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Lawmakers May Visit Ayodhya Soon Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and 18 newly elected parliamentarians from the party are likely to visit Ayodhya, which is in the news over the Ram temple dispute,before the monsoon session of the......
00:26, 06/06/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct ...
01:26, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to neighboring China despite the country's poor human rights record....
09:52, 05/11/2019

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common disdain for the quarterback....
04:39, 06/06/2019

Cuomo threatens lawmakers with extended session to finish business ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to hold state lawmakers hostage in Albany this summer if they can’t agree to pass rent reform before the end of the legislative session on June 19. “I am totally prepared to make them stay, I’ve done it bef...
00:39, 06/08/2019

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women an...
23:13, 06/17/2019

'Extremely Evil' star Lily Collins talks meeting Liz Kloepfer and the 'dark place' her character is put in "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" drops Friday on Netflix — and one of the film's stars, Lily Collins, is telling all about her experience making the film....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 presidential election....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Star Wars Fans Will Love Helping the Dark Lord Achieve His Destiny in Vader Immortal For years, we’ve enjoyed watching Star Wars stories from the outside. And typically Star Wars in VR and AR feels more like a very cool tech demo than a full immersion into a galaxy far, far away. But with Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Episo...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration briefed Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two deadly crashes....
17:26, 05/15/2019

N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trump’s state returns....
01:13, 05/08/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
05:39, 06/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats....
19:39, 06/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers to question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will brief Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two deadly crashes....
14:52, 05/15/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
15:26, 05/22/2019