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'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in ...

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels

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Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as ...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time National Grid is able to confidently predict the 2019 record just six months into the yearZero-carbon energy sources are poised to overtake fossil fuels as the UK’s largest electricity source over a full calendar year.This year will be the first that...
05:00, 06/21/2019

National Trust to divest £1bn portfolio from fossil fuels Move by heritage body follows revelations last year about oil and gas investmentsThe National Trust is divesting its £1bn portfolio from fossil fuels in an attempt to help tackle the escalating climate crisis.The organisation, which looks after 780 m...
09:13, 07/04/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Virginia city to divest budget funds from fossil fuels CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have voted to divest the city’s operating budget investments from any entity involved in the production of fossil fuels or weapons. WVIR-TV reports the City Council voted 4-1 l...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump is a big booster of fossil fuels, so why are their stocks slipping? With carbon dioxide at a record 48% over preindustrial levels, the public and investors grow increasingly worried about climate change: Our view        ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marric...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
21:52, 07/10/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels Despite agreeing upon climate emergency, delegates vote to back oil and gas companiesMore than 70 Church of Scotland delegates – including the outgoing moderator the Very Rev Susan Brown – have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its...
20:26, 05/22/2019

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global gets go ahead to divest $13bn of investmentsThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date ...
20:26, 06/12/2019

Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida's Everglades on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending cr...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Weaning U.S. power sector off fossil fuels would cost $4.7 trillion: study Eliminating fossil fuels from the U.S. power sector, a key goal of the "Green New Deal" backed by many Democratic presidential candidates, would cost $4.7 trillion and pose massive economic and social challenges, according to a report released on Thu...
08:26, 06/27/2019

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign groups, has called for an immediate ban on all investment in fossil fuels and for all UK aid to be “natu...
14:52, 07/08/2019

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

UPDATE 1-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"....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Clean electricity 'to overtake fossil fuels for first time in UK' More British electricity is set to come from clean energy sources than fossil fuel this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to National Grid....
13:39, 06/21/2019

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
02:00, 06/12/2019

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
11:00, 07/13/2019

Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
00:13, 05/11/2019

Battle Pits Native American Tribes Against White Couple Over Adoption of Native Child in Case With Potential Affirmative Action Implications In a case that may have implications for race-based affirmative action and other similar remedies offered to address centuries of racial discrimination in this nation, Native American tribes have banded together against a white couple over who should...
08:52, 06/06/2019

Trailblazing Editor Elaine Welteroth Has Written a Book — and It’s a Hit “More Than Enough,” a memoir from the “Project Runway” judge and former Teen Vogue editor in chief, debuts on the nonfiction list this week at No. 11....
19:39, 06/20/2019

Augusta Savage: the extraordinary story of the trailblazing artist Her groundbreaking leaps forward for women of colour in the world of art might have been overlooked but a new exhibition hopes to correct thatIn 1939, the artist Augusta Savage was the first African American woman to open her own art gallery in Ameri...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Natalia Goncharova; Lee Krasner review – brilliant, bold and trailblazing Tate Modern; Barbican Art Gallery, LondonTwo outstanding 20th-century female artists finally get their due in these enthralling London retrospectivesIt would be hard to think of a more optimistic self-portrait than that of the Russian artist Natalia ...
16:39, 06/09/2019

John Singleton’s Boyz n the Hood Was Just the Start of a Fearless, Trailblazing Career The Oscars So White debacle of 2015 opened a galvanizing conversation about how filmmakers of color might carve out greater opportunity in Hollywood. But that battle is hardly a new one, and in the early 1990s, John Singleton, who died Monday at age ...
00:26, 04/30/2019

Inside James Charles' Trailblazing Rise to YouTube Superstardom and the Endless Controversies That Just May Be His Downfall It's been a rough few days for James Charles. One of the biggest names in the YouTube beauty industry--which, yes, is a big deal; ask any Gen Z-er in your life--the 19-year-old......
19:39, 05/14/2019

Fighting Game Tournament Has Too Much Actual Fighting Community Effort Orlando has grown to become one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in the world, putting it just below the Evolution Championship Series in terms of both size and importance. The event’s 13 different fighting games were excitin...
07:39, 07/03/2019

David Ortiz Is Celebrated, and Now Wounded, in His Homeland Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
11:39, 06/11/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation...
02:26, 05/16/2019

The Lost City of Aztlan – Legendary Homeland of the Aztecs Is Aztlan the ancient homeland of the great Aztec civilization, or is it just a mythical land described in legends? The Aztec people of Mexico created one of the most important empires of the ancient Americas. While much is known about their empire l...
02:39, 05/30/2019

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's facilities, according to her office....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' southern border....
00:13, 05/03/2019

HTC U12+ receives Android Pie in company's homeland, global rollout should follow soon enough HTC has been bleeding money for many years now, but although the company continues to release new phones (and even 5G-equipped "smart hubs") with relative regularity, its efforts to turn the ailing business around don't seem particularly competent or...
20:52, 07/02/2019

The Doctor Who Stayed Behind to Save Babies in His Long-Suffering Homeland In the Central African Republic, which ranks next to last in the world on quality of life indicators, a peace accord allows a pediatrician and his trainees to build a future....
10:26, 06/01/2019

Homeland Security Plans to Pilot DNA Testing at the U.S.-Mexico Border Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials will soon pilot a DNA testing program at the U.S.-Mexico border in an attempt to catch migrants traveling with children who are not their own. The program is set to start next week at two ports of entry...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Homeland Security to launch pilot program of DNA testing at border Migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with children will be asked to submit to a voluntary DNA test in order to prove they are related....
05:52, 05/02/2019

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s ...
00:39, 07/08/2019

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migrants along the southern border with Mexico....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Protesters demand Amazon break ties with Ice and Homeland Security The tech giant hosts databases that allow those agencies to track and apprehend immigrantsHundreds of protestors demonstrated outside of the annual Amazon Web Services summit in New York on Thursday, demanding the tech giant cut ties with government ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs ha...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Facility Conditions WASHINGTON — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan is defending conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of unsanitary conditions. McAleenan says there is an “extraordinary challenging situation” at t...
19:26, 07/07/2019

Homeland Security doctor says he's giving migrant children the care he'd want for his own kids A senior government official said he is proud of the medical care being given to migrant children in the custody of US Customs and Border Protection....
19:52, 07/04/2019

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
19:39, 07/03/2019

Homeland Security Committee head seeks greater U.S. role in 5G standards A leading Republican congressman wants the U.S. to take a larger role in international standards organizations as a means to combat Chinese influence.Read More...
07:26, 07/16/2019

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department had 2,500 children in custody, including 1,200 who had been there for more than three days....
22:52, 07/07/2019

Homeland insecurity: Empty seats at agency dealing with overcrowding at the border The agency in charge of dealing with overcrowded conditions at migrant facilities near the southern border is severely understaffed at the leadership level. The president has demanded the Department of Homeland Security contain the surge of immigrant...
07:26, 07/07/2019

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senate Judiciary Committee that a new pilot program res...
01:52, 06/12/2019

Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach At a Homeland Security hearing this week that largely focused on the unsolved mystery of whether it’s illegal to use face recognition software on U.S. citizens at airports, a senior Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official proved unable to answer...
03:26, 07/12/2019

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
04:52, 07/06/2019

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident said to affect as many as 100,000 individuals who crossed the U.S. border over a month-and-a-hal...
09:26, 06/15/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, according to a report. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News that DHS made the request,...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Homeland Security chief orders investigation into border agents' Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday he's ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group for Border Patrol agents, which contained disparaging remarks about immigrants and lawmakers....
10:13, 07/04/2019

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their families....
09:26, 05/24/2019

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspe...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Homeland security chief orders inquiry into US border patrol Facebook group – live Kevin McAleenan called report that officers allegedly belong to a secret group where they have made abusive statements ‘disturbing’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.30pm BST Donald Trump is responding to the recent damning docum...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surge....
04:26, 05/29/2019

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a new report from CNN. The tests are intended to determine whether adults and children who are travelin...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Radicalization: How empathy fuels conflicts A glance at social media is telling: Insults, trolling and hatred seem to have become standard. It’s a clear case of not enough empathy, right? Not necessarily - more like too much....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Senate Homeland Security panel's chair hopes Strzok-Page texts will fuel leak probe Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson said Wednesday that internal text messages between two FBI employees should convince the intelligence community's inspector general to investigate potential leaks in regard to the Trump collusio...
23:26, 05/08/2019

| Coutinho agent fuels Liverpool talk Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho's agent says that 'Liverpool lies very deeply in his heart', fuelling speculation that the Brazilian might rejoin Liverpool....
19:39, 07/14/2019

Dirty Russian oil fuels anger in Minsk When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months The PC market has been pretty gloomy of late, but global shipments went up by at least 1.5 percent after two down quarters, according to Gartner and IDC. Lenovo led the pack with a 25 percent share, followed by HP and Dell with 22.2 and 16.9 percent,...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona....
07:13, 04/29/2019

Gronkowski's workout with Brady fuels speculation Rob Gronkowski continues to claim he's happy in retirement from the NFL, but his Monday workout with Tom Brady fueled a new round of speculation of a potential return....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
15:39, 07/04/2019

Dig Up an Extra 30% Off Clearance at Fossil A new season means it’s a good time time to upgrade your watches, bags, and other accessories, and Fossil, a brand that’s had your back since practically the Jurassic Period, is coming through with a deal you’ll dig. Take an extra 30% off the retaile...
07:26, 07/04/2019

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
22:26, 06/10/2019

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serb official has branded Montenegro a “criminal” state and threatened a “fierce” response over the neighboring country’s plans to introduce a church law. The draft law calls for all religious c...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Blues defence fuels offence in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defencemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece....
17:26, 05/14/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose’s Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conferenc...
07:13, 05/14/2019

New fossil unearths dinosaur with bat-like wings WASHINGTON — A fossil unearthed in northeastern China of a feathered dinosaur a bit bigger than a blue jay that possessed bat-like wings represents a remarkable but short-lived detour in the evolution of flight and the advent of birds, scientis...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters say it will bring economic and scientific benefits....
12:26, 07/16/2019

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music on your computer. It doesn't play podcasts yet, and it doesn't quite have all the features ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Prisoner of War and Tucson native, now laid to rest MARANA, Ariz. – Sergeant Cread Shuey was laid to rest at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Thursday, flags flew at half staff, taps were played and the community gathered to honor a soldier who was unknown for decades. Sgt. Shuey fought i...
05:52, 05/31/2019

The Hand of Native American Women, Visible at Last The role of women art-makers in Native communities has gone widely ignored. Now a bold museum show, by and for these women, is shining a light on 1,000 years of their art....
18:26, 05/31/2019

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" who use eagle feathers in observance of their Native American faith....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Tucson native participates in DoD Warrior Games 190625-D-DB155-005Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Clarke aims a recurve bow during archery finals for the 2019 DoD Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida June 25, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom) TAMPA, Fla. – A Tucson native recently completed in the 201...
07:52, 07/10/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
18:13, 05/11/2019

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of r...
20:39, 06/08/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
17:39, 06/25/2019

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner's suitability for the job....
14:52, 06/23/2019

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
15:39, 05/22/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigration concerns among some voters as they make new gains against establishment parties....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Nissan earnings slide fuels Renault deal pressure Renault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks, sources at both companies said, after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal....
00:39, 05/15/2019

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
13:00, 06/17/2019

Cuba’s first ‘sex shop’ tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls HAVANA — An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the country to allow the sales of sex toys. Whi...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Mueller’s Public Statement Fuels Calls For Trump Impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first — and possibly last — public statement on the Russia investigation is fueling fresh calls on Capitol Hill to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a step that Democratic...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region's clear skies....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia        ...
06:52, 05/13/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyom...
18:52, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court sides with Native American hunter The Supreme Court sided with a Native American elk hunter on Monday — ruling in favor of tribal rights and the legal hunting of animals on “unoccupied” land. The high court cited an 1868 treaty between Crow Tribe members and the US ...
02:26, 05/21/2019

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seeme...
22:13, 06/29/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Native Instruments’ Massive X software synth is finally here When Native Instruments first released the virtual synth Massive in 2007, it quickly took the music production world by storm. Producers loved the three oscillator wavetable synth plugin -- with its wave-scanning algorithms and 1,300 presets -- for i...
07:39, 06/28/2019

Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NEW YORK) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I’ve been an unofficial poetry ambassador — on the road for poetry for years,” the 68-year-old Harjo wrot...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this countryExterminate, remove, assimilate, terminate, relocate. Most Americans will have no context for the relationshi...
14:39, 05/09/2019

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local Shinnecock Indians in defiance of government orders....
14:39, 05/27/2019

Actress hopes to open more doors for more Native Americans NEW YORK (AP) — Newcomer Sivan Alyra Rose represents a rarity as one of the few people of Native American descent to star in a Netflix series. But she hopes her breakthrough will encourage more opportunities for women like her. The show centers aroun...
19:26, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
02:52, 05/30/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native womenAlyssa McLemore’s grandmother called to tel...
19:13, 05/01/2019

HTC Vive Pro Eye With Native Eye-Tracking Goes on Sale, Price Revealed The biggest highlight of the HTC Vive Pro Eye headset is the fact that it comes with precision eye control technology, deeper data analysis, dynamic training environments, and more....
12:13, 06/07/2019

Yankees select N.J. native Anthony Volpe in MLB draft The Yankees already have two of the best born-and-bred New York major leaguers in Dellin Betances and Adam Ottavino. Now they have one of the best young prospects from the area, too. They went local to start the MLB draft on Monday night, taking Delb...
17:52, 06/04/2019

Joy Harjo is first Native American named US poet laureate NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Harjo has been named the country’s next poet laureate, becoming the first Native American to hold that position. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced Harjo’s appointment, saying in a statement Wednesday that th...
14:13, 06/19/2019

'This is all stolen land': Native Americans want more than California's apology Indigenous people hope governor’s words to lead to action on land and water rights, education, justice and moreCalifornia’s governor made history this week when he formally apologized to Native Americans, acknowledging the brutal genocide and “war of...
18:13, 06/21/2019

Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes A gauge of global stock markets rose on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Barcelona’s collapse at Anfield fuels awkward questions of identity | Sid Lowe Ernesto Valverde’s team failed to deliver on Lionel Messi’s Champions League dream and the issues seem to run deepAt the end Leo Messi collapsed to the floor and for a time he just lay face down on the grass, until a teammate eventually came and lift...
19:39, 05/08/2019

New sulfur caps for shipping fuels will help make the shale boom even bigger The shale revolution here in the U.S. has reduced energy prices for consumers and saved taxpayers money on heating, cooling, and transportation bills. Because of our record production levels, America is less dependent on imports of crude oil and natu...
13:13, 05/06/2019

Mystery whale found near Norway fuels Russian navy speculation Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens over the region....
12:39, 07/04/2019

Gold Tax Hike Fuels Smuggling Fears; May Hit Festival, Wedding Season India, the world's biggest consumer of gold after China, increased the import tax on the precious metal for the first time since 2013, spurring domestic prices to a record. Shares of jewelers slumped....
18:26, 07/05/2019

Belief fuels era of remarkable Champions League comebacks | Jonathan Wilson Liverpool and Tottenham recovered from seemingly impossible situations to show that, in the Champions League, anything is possible these daysYes, yes, very good, but does the Champions League have any other tricks? It has become like Jed Mercurio kil...
13:13, 05/09/2019

California, Canada sign memorandum to advance cleaner vehicles, fuels The announcement comes as the Trump administration has proposed barring California from regulating vehicle emissions or requiring more zero-emission vehicles....
19:00, 06/26/2019

| WATCH: Photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies....
19:26, 06/26/2019

Smithsonian Natural History reopens Fossil Hall Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fos...
11:00, 06/03/2019

The joys of springs: how Kenya could steam beyond fossil fuel Engineers are tapping the Rift Valley’s subterranean energy to power an expanding economyA faint smell of sulphur, a shrill hiss of gas and a Rift Valley panorama punctuated by 30 pillars of steam mark the frontline of renewable energy growth in Keny...
14:09, 05/01/2019

UK committed nearly £2bn to fossil fuel projects abroad last year Elevenfold rise in funding over 12 months came as support for renewables fell to £700,000Britain increased support for fossil fuel projects overseas to almost £2bn last year, marking an elevenfold increase over the previous 12 months.Backing for oil ...
05:00, 06/28/2019

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
01:26, 06/20/2019

Analysis says we need to stop building fossil fuel plants now Enlarge / Wind turbines spin as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Jäenschwalde coal-fired power plant in the distance. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Most of the world's nations have agreed to limit warming to 2°C, with a stretch goal...
23:52, 07/02/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
23:00, 06/11/2019

How Puppet plans to bring more automation to a cloud-native world As Puppet brings its open source project Lyra into GA, Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar explains why infrastructure automation is relevant even in container-based environments....
15:39, 05/29/2019

‘I want to die on my native soil’: exiled Chagos Islanders dream of return People evicted from former British colony hope new documentary Another Paradise will reinforce UN calls for withdrawalThe Chagos Islanders have had few victories in their long battle to return from British-enforced exile to their archipelago homeland...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
09:26, 06/19/2019

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said on Friday....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americans for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
10:39, 06/19/2019

Unearthed! The missing Native American city on the Great Plains Following an enigmatic map and the footsteps of an ill-fated conquistador, archaeologists may have unearthed one of the biggest pre-Columbian settlements in the US...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Dartmouth native signed by Toronto Raptors after going undrafted: reports Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., has reportedly signed a deal with the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors to play in the NBA Summer League, according to HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy. ...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecoming for the Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo.  Verdugo w...
08:13, 06/24/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating system update.The biggest change could be coming to the native keyboard, reports Bloomberg citing anon...
02:13, 05/07/2019

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels beside Native American artworks – an Apache dress fro...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogales, Sonora native, just missed out on winning a medal, but still was named a track All American in th...
22:39, 06/09/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest cars in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage....
10:26, 05/24/2019

Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in US first ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now the Fairbanks woman and other Alaska Natives are presenting...
22:39, 07/08/2019

EKU Pitcher, Lexington Native Aaron Ochsenbein Chosen As An All-American EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky pitcher and Lexington, Kentucky native Aaron Ochsenbein was selected to the Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I All-America team, the publication announced today. Ochsenbein was a second team selection a...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Apple iPad rumored to get long missing native feature in iOS 13 Unless you own an Apple iPad, and even if you do, you might not have realized that the tablet is shipped without a native calculator app. Obviously such an important utility feature is available by installing a third-party calculator app. But accordi...
03:00, 06/02/2019

Sahuarita native Birchak to lead MMA fight card in Phoenix TUCSON – Former Sahuarita High School wrestling standout Anthony “El Toro” Birchak will duke it out in a big MMA card in Phoenix in July.   The former world champion will take on top prospect Nohelin “Suave” Hernandez. H...
04:13, 07/01/2019

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native Alex Francke won the competition Saturday night at the Brown Theater in Louisville. Francke will rep...
22:13, 06/09/2019

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Remains of missing Native American woman discovered in freezer The remains of a missing Native American woman in Washington State have been discovered in a freezer — and her death has been classified a homicide, according to a new report. Rosenda Strong — a 31-year-old mother of four — had been...
16:13, 07/15/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
08:26, 07/03/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts recorded over the last several years, Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea has amplified...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Amy Poehler’s love for her castmates—and lots of alcohol—fuels her trip to Wine Country Both on screen and off, Amy Poehler’s steadfast belief in the power of women working together has made her a sort of patron saint of female friendship, an ambassador of the joys of—as our sister site The Onion once put it—friends validating the livin...
08:39, 05/11/2019

Stacey Abrams fuels White House speculation, says she's 'going to look at the 2020 presidential election' Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said she’s “going to look at the 2020 presidential election,” fueling speculations that she will join the crowded Democratic presidential primary field....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation continues to boil over....
18:26, 06/16/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices gain Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
16:13, 07/16/2019

X-rays reveal the colors of a 3 million-year-old fossil mouse Enlarge / A false color synchrotron X-ray image of the fossil chemistry. Blue represents calcium in the bones, green is the element zinc, which has been shown to be important in the biochemistry of red pigment, and red is a particular type of organic...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Old mold: Fossil of world's earliest fungus unearthed in Canada Microfossils of a globular spore connected to a T-shaped filament excavated in an Arctic region of northwestern Canada represent the oldest-known fungus, a discovery that sheds light on the origins of an important branch in Earth's tree of life....
22:39, 05/22/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Jay Inslee targets fossil fuel interests with new presidential promises Washington governor’s campaign centers on climate crisisAnnouncement to be made in threatened Florida EvergladesWashington governor Jay Inslee will set his sights on powerful fossil fuel interests on Monday, by introducing a new portion of the presid...
15:13, 06/24/2019

Fossil blubber shows ichthyosaurs were warm blooded reptiles A fossil so well preserved that its skin is still flexible is revealing much more about the marine reptiles called ichthyosaurs that swam in the sea during the age of dinosaurs...
17:00, 04/28/2019

UK’s National Trust to sell off fossil fuel investments worth £45m The National Trust, a UK conservation charity, will sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies including BP, Shell and Total over the next three years...
01:39, 07/04/2019

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
14:51, 04/28/2019

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

The fossil-free quest: How Renault is revolutionising a Portuguese island A further batch of EVs are joining those already on the island We visit the small Portuguese territory of Porto Santo where a growing fleet of electric Renaults is contributing to an ambitious island-wide quest to become greener Cars and the envir...
11:52, 06/24/2019

France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040 The French government's new law on mobility will uphold a planned ban on fossil fuel-powered cars by 2040, Transport Minister Elizabeth Borne said on Tuesday....
17:52, 06/11/2019

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro ...
05:26, 06/28/2019

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of th...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Fossil of 'super bird,' three times larger than ostrich, discovered Researchers have recently discovered the fossils of one of the largest birds that ever lived, estimating it weighed nearly 1,000 pounds and stood more than 10 feet tall....
21:52, 06/27/2019

Fossil of 99m-year-old bird with unusually long toes found Ancient bird’s foot is so distinctive palaeontologists declare it a new speciesThe fossilised remains of a bizarre, ancient bird that had middle toes longer than its lower legs have been found in a lump of amber from Myanmar.The elongated toe resembl...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
18:52, 06/13/2019

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
04:26, 06/06/2019

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

Tucson native Alex Verdugo homers again as Dodgers beat Phillies PHILADELPHIA – Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another big game for the Dodgers.  In Monday’s win, he’d have three hits, score three runs, smack 2 RBI’s and smack a home run. Here’s more: Former Sah...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Tucson native Alex Verdugo continues hot streak with Dodgers vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – Tucson native and former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo notched another two hits in a return to his home state as the LA Dodgers took on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Verdugo is now hitting over .360 through his last 12 games. ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Microsoft to launch a foldable Surface tablet with native Android app support Long before the Galaxy Fold was unveiled, we kept hearing rumors that Microsoft was working on a foldable device of its own, a pocketable Surface Phone-like gadget that would run a special version of Windows 10. More recently, we heard that Microsoft...
03:13, 06/25/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 camera gets native QR code scanning in new software update Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you need to scan a QR code, only to realize that you don't have a special app installed on your phone? Downloading it on the spot wouldn't be that big of a hassle, but do you really need yet another a...
12:13, 06/24/2019

Gorsuch breaks with conservative justices, delivering win to Native American hunter One of President Trump’s nominees sided Monday with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court for the second time in two weeks, as Justice Neil Gorsuch joined a narrow majority in support of a Native American man convicted for hunting in a national fores...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Tucson native Alex Verdugo comes through big in extra innings as Dodgers beat Red Sox BOSTON (AP) – Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Tucson native & former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Sunday night in anot...
07:26, 07/15/2019

Years after Android, iPhone native keyboard - finally! - gets swipe typing For years now, Android users have been enjoying swipe typing on their phones, yet for the native iPhone keyboard this one convenient features was strangely missing.You could download third-party keyboards on the iPhone that supported the feature, but...
00:26, 06/04/2019

A Native American woman's brutal murder could lead to a life-saving law Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s murder sparked outrage in the US. A bill named after her aims to address the crisis of violence against native womenThere was heartbreak across Indian Country in August 2017 when the body of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain...
10:26, 05/02/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies. ...
20:52, 06/04/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
21:52, 05/22/2019

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their people. On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom took that step....
02:26, 06/20/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor generations, the deaths and disappearances of Nat...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Tucson native/Sahuaro High Grad with walk-off homer for LA Dodgers LOS ANGELES – Tucson native & former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.  The...
16:26, 06/23/2019

United States' first Native American poet laureate is Joy Harjo Joy Harjo succeeds Tracy K. Smith as the nation's 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She is the nation's first Native American poet laureate.        ...
16:26, 06/19/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
10:26, 06/20/2019

Fossil to launch new Emporio Armani, Diesel and Michael Kors smartwatches Each year Fossil refreshes its stylish lineup of smartwatches with new models that feature updated hardware and, sometimes, different designs. This is year is no exception and a new set of Fossil wearable devices are expected to arrive as early as fa...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long t...
19:13, 05/29/2019

Deal: Fossil kicks off Semi-Annual Sale, save up to 50% on smartwatches Fossil has just announced many many of its smartwatches are getting major discounts during its Semi-Annual Sale. Many of the deals are available until August 4 at Fossil.com and at participating US full-priced Fossil stores, the company confirmed.As ...
01:26, 06/18/2019

National Trust vows to offload all investments in fossil fuel industry The National Trust is to sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, saying oil and gas companies had not done enough in the shift to a low-carbon economy....
19:00, 07/04/2019

Astonishing Denisovan Fossil Discovery Traced Back to Buddhist Monk The archaeology world is abuzz today with news of the first Denisovan fossil found outside of Siberia. The 160,000-year-old jawbone was uncovered by a Buddhist monk in a Chinese cave nearly 40 years ago—an aspect of this story that’s as intriguing as...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
22:13, 06/18/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreading to countries around the world.In the civil diso...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has welcomed an “urgent change” by Cambridge University, after it agreed to provide fully costed plans setting out...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
21:00, 07/10/2019

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

Tucson native & Sahuaro High alum Alex Verdugo hits another homer against Red Sox BOSTON – Tucson native and former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo hit a home run at historic Fenway against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Verdugo was 2-4 and continues to hit over .300. Here’s more: While the D-Backs won ...
08:26, 07/13/2019

Peru native groups use new legal strategy to push back on oil, mining plans Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their land, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the major minerals producer....
17:26, 06/27/2019

Mike Anderson finishes St. John’s staff with Queens native Steve DeMeo Mike Anderson’s staff is now complete, and it is heavy on experience. The new St. John’s coach made his last assistant coach hire by bringing aboard Steve DeMeo on Thursday, sources told The Post. DeMeo, a Queens native who attended Cardozo High scho...
22:52, 05/30/2019

Hotel throws Native American-themed party during Cannes Film Festival A Cannes hotel hosted a tone-deaf Native American-themed party Wednesday night that featured models in traditional headdress and scantily-clad men wearing tassels and dream catchers as accessories. Nikki Beach threw the party at their pop-up hotel du...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native Amer...
09:39, 06/17/2019

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
21:39, 07/01/2019

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
03:52, 05/21/2019

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel ...
22:00, 07/07/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to turn away donations from fossil fuel executives.Read more......
22:39, 05/02/2019

2,000-year-old cosmic fossil found from star explosion Chinese astronomers saw millenia ago Astronomers found a 2,000-year-old cosmic fossil embedded in a field of stars — likely the leftovers of an explosion that Chinese astronomers saw and wrote about long ago....
17:13, 05/08/2019

Solar, onshore wind costs set to fall below new fossil fuel energy: report Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon....
17:00, 05/29/2019

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
17:13, 05/20/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
21:00, 05/01/2019

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
12:00, 05/19/2019

End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coalition on Tuesday, a UN-supported environmental organization, founded by former California governor A...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Cori "Coco" Gauff, a 15-year-old Florida native, is the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
03:52, 06/28/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at busines...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren cannot get past 'original sin' of Native American ancestry claims, says Howie Carr Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren was caught off-guard by tough questions from New York morning radio hosts about her past claims of Native American ancestry, said Boston radio host Howie Carr. ...
16:52, 06/04/2019

Fossil of ‘real-life Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica was the biggest sea dinosaur ever Fossil hunters have pieced together the remains of an enormous sea creature which is being labeled a real-life Loch Ness monster. Researchers have uncovered the 70-million-year-old fossilized remains of a massive elasmosaur from the icy depths of Ant...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
00:26, 06/05/2019

Meet T. rex's teeny-tiny cousin: 3-foot tall tyrannosaur fossil discovered Sure, we've all seen the monstrous T-rexes running amok in "Jurassic Park" and other movies. It turns out they weren't all huge behemoths.        ...
20:26, 05/06/2019

St. Louis native Patrick Maroon sends Blues to conference final with double-OT goal in Game 7 Patrick Maroon, a St. Louis native, sent the Blues to the conference final with a goal that ended a stunning 47-save streak by the Stars' Ben Bishop.        ...
12:13, 05/08/2019

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mitigate rising sea levels....
23:52, 06/28/2019

Boston Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Skip White House Visit While His Native Puerto Rico Is Still Struggling Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is cool on the complimentary White House visit that comes with winning the 2018 World Series as long as his homeland Puerto Rico is still struggling to get back to normal after Hurricane Maria....
22:39, 05/06/2019

England and Bangladesh 'resentment' that fuels World Cup showdown If Bangladesh's opening World Cup victory over South Africa and the mighty fright they gave New Zealand on Wednesday alerted many to the threat they pose England on Saturday, the tournament hosts were not among them....
04:13, 06/07/2019

A month of mayhem: 'Stuck' weather pattern fuels hundreds of tornadoes A "stuck" weather pattern has produced a month of stormy mayhem across the central USA, one that's fueled hundreds of tornadoes and boatloads of rain.        ...
22:52, 05/29/2019

Nearly half of Londoners 'think City should stop investing in fossil fuel companies' Almost half of Londoners think the City should stop investing in companies that make their money from fossil fuels such as oil, gas or coal, according to a new survey....
03:00, 07/02/2019

The Cops Are Fighting Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent his Thursday soaking up accolades during his retirement ceremony at the Department of Justice. But not everyone had such kind things to say for the man who essentially shepherded Special Counsel R...
17:13, 05/10/2019

The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other....
18:39, 05/16/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
00:13, 05/11/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The court in the capital, Tbilisi, on Thursday ruled against the prose...
16:39, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash ...
06:26, 06/11/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
10:13, 05/26/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democr...
14:13, 06/19/2019

It's A Very Fighting Game Weekend It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means either chaining hot dogs, hamburgers and handfuls of chips or jab, jab, uppercut, jab, throw, special. Or both....
01:00, 05/25/2019

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever....
05:52, 06/23/2019

One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. Titled One Punch Man A Hero Nobody Knows, it’s slated for PS4 and Xbox One. The Japanese release date is TBA, and the game has yet to announced for outside Japan. ...
14:13, 06/26/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation into Russian election interference and attempts by P...
22:26, 05/01/2019

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-servi...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
19:52, 06/18/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of t...
16:13, 05/27/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
16:26, 05/06/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983. Officials say that lawmaker Hé...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
12:52, 06/03/2019

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the allegations publicly. Lee issued the statement Thursday after declining for months to answer questions ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
02:13, 07/13/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:00, 05/11/2019

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter has lost his seat on a legislative committee. Deerfield Republican Rep. Jim Spillane shared a photo of the animal’s bloody...
22:26, 06/28/2019

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sentence in a corruption scandal....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
18:39, 06/10/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s commen...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
09:26, 07/14/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining......
18:13, 07/11/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
05:52, 05/03/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
08:26, 05/22/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Audi Sport boss: We are fighting for V10 in next-gen R8 Senior figures have strong desire for 10-cylinder engine to remain, while more hardcore variant will be previewed by GT2 race car at Goodwood next week Audi Sport is fighting to ensure the V10 remains an integral part of the next-generation R8, desp...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they share the Octagon on Saturday....
15:39, 05/31/2019

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, ...
20:13, 07/05/2019

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
19:52, 07/13/2019

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world...
13:52, 06/01/2019

Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments....
22:13, 06/25/2019

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and onto the streets of Chicago to confront the Ame...
12:26, 06/06/2019

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
16:52, 07/13/2019

If Congress Were Part Of Alliance...: Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
09:00, 05/30/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
18:52, 06/07/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
10:13, 04/30/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
19:13, 06/07/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
18:26, 07/12/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is......
16:13, 06/13/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
22:39, 07/09/2019

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
04:39, 06/15/2019

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
05:26, 06/04/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
15:39, 06/01/2019

Pro-vaccine lawmaker reports online threat to her children HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all school children. Democratic Rep. Liz Linehan, of Cheshire, posted Wednesday on Facebook that state Cap...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
18:13, 07/11/2019

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it till his police station's limits....
22:39, 06/11/2019

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
18:39, 06/15/2019

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested when he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken after allegedly causing a ruckus at a hotel bar. Police said in a release Sunday that officers were ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
20:52, 07/06/2019

Arkansas ex-lawmaker’s family saddened, angered by her death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas lawmaker whose body was found at her home last week say they’re saddened and angered by her death, and are confident authorities are using all their resources to solve her killing. Dozens...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Aam Aadmi Party Lawmaker Devinder Sehrawat Joins BJP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, the second legislator to quit the party and join the saffron fold in less than a week....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The commen...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the......
07:13, 06/29/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
02:52, 05/10/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
21:26, 05/24/2019

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
07:26, 07/02/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexua...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested Satur...
21:13, 05/21/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
08:52, 05/15/2019

Police: Ex-Oklahoma lawmaker died of self-inflicted gunshot NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a former Oklahoma state senator who was found dead inside his home apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The Norman Police Department said Thursday it has concluded its investigation into the death of 5...
19:26, 06/27/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
17:52, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:39, 05/22/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media....
20:13, 05/23/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt to pass a Brexit deal....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alc...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Egypt arrests 8, including ex-lawmaker, for plotting riots CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says police have arrested at least eight people, including a former lawmaker and key secular activists in the country’s 2011 uprising, for their alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. The Interior Ministry sai...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Argentine lawmaker in serious condition after shooting near National Congress An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires....
17:26, 05/09/2019

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if the deal does not meet Labour's conditions, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
09:00, 05/29/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
05:26, 05/25/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
21:13, 05/18/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
09:26, 05/19/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
20:52, 05/18/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
01:13, 06/19/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
19:39, 06/19/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
09:52, 05/07/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release......
15:26, 07/04/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
00:26, 05/18/2019

"Just The Trailer": Mukul Roy's One-Liner As Trinamool Lawmaker Joins BJP Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Mukul Roy said "yeh trailer hai, film abhi baki hai", a popular one-liner, as one more Trinamool Congress assembly lawmaker and......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries and other personal expenses. A notice for a change...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Georgia strips lawmaker of immunity in protest case TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgia’s parliament has voted to lift the immunity of an opposition lawmaker, opening him to prosecution on charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The move Wednesday is sure to increase tensions in the cou...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Fighting Big Tech Makes for Some Uncomfortable Bedfellows Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward....
21:52, 07/14/2019

| Vunipola comes out fighting to bury Folau storm Billy Vunipola acknowledged that a starring role for Saracens was the only way he could come out fighting after criticism for defending Israel Folau's...
16:52, 05/12/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my ar...
16:13, 05/22/2019

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
19:52, 06/27/2019

Coffee and ‘brown fat’ could be the secrets to fighting obesity Caffeinate the fat away. Scientists at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom have discovered that drinking a cup of joe may fight obesity and diabetes by helping the body burn fat. “This is the first study in humans to show that so...
04:13, 06/25/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
13:13, 05/19/2019

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carcasses were found around a group of forest caves in Madhya Pradesh after a nearby river dried up, Ind...
20:52, 06/10/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fake news. Just because a story is online, doesn’t me...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Stonewall vet: ‘We were fighting back years of oppression’ The Stonewall Inn uprising was 50 years ago this week, but Mark Segal, 68, remembers a lot about his time there in the early hours of June 28, 1969. That was the night when the NYPD raided the gay bar, leading to four days of unrest in Greenwich Vill...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015 A database tracking violence says at least 91,600 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, presenting a new estimate after completing reporting for the first months of fighting in 2015....
07:13, 06/19/2019

US Shooting Survivor, 12, Wanted To "Go Down Fighting With Baseball Bat" The sixth-grader stood outside his Colorado charter school, one arm wrapped around his dad, while he described how he had planned to try to thwart an active shooter....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)       ...
08:13, 06/04/2019

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m ...
02:52, 06/15/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to undo months of Egyptian-brokered efforts to reach...
09:13, 05/06/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
19:52, 06/01/2019

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control...
03:00, 05/27/2019

The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good Remember Flappy Bird, the mobile game that took the world by storm (and made its creator, Dong Nguyen, upwards of $50,000 a day) back in early 2014? Nguyen pulled the game from the App Store just a month after its debut, but the legacy of Flappy Bird...
02:26, 05/04/2019

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
04:39, 07/07/2019

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
08:13, 06/18/2019

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
01:52, 05/24/2019

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
18:13, 05/29/2019

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver...
23:52, 06/09/2019

Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a regional promotion but still has a big league career ambition....
16:13, 05/30/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Analysis: This 4th of July, Americans are fighting over what 'American' should mean When President Donald Trump gives his military-themed "Salute to America" on Thursday, he'll stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where the words of President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech, his second inaugural address, are etched in stone....
19:52, 07/04/2019

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
11:27, 07/06/2019

UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister next week, has become more radical on the issue of the Irish backstop making the Brexit picture starker, Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
14:13, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature says China will likely use the vandalism as a reason to increase pressure on the Chinese territory...
04:26, 07/04/2019

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Bihar Lawmaker Admits To "Small Mistakes" In Fight Against Encephalitis Encephalitis has claimed the lives of 126 children in Bihar until now, a majority from the Muzaffarpur area, and public anger against the administration is palpable. On his first visit to the city......
14:13, 06/18/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
12:13, 06/12/2019

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancel...
23:52, 06/19/2019

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
19:13, 07/10/2019

Russian lawmaker says Poland could be targeted if Russia is attacked: Interfax Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Thursday that Washington's plans to deploy spy drones and send troops to Poland are a concern to Moscow, and that Poland could be hit with a retaliatory strike if Russia were attacked, Interfax reported....
11:52, 06/13/2019

Ethics panel examining if lawmaker threatened Trump lawyer WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is investigating whether a Florida congressman tried to intimidate Michael Cohen before the former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump testified to Congress about Trump. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is...
22:26, 06/28/2019

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
12:13, 06/30/2019

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka lawmakers soon after they resigned on Saturday,......
13:13, 07/10/2019

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried......
18:13, 07/11/2019

Ohio lawmaker pushes bill to require schools to name a valedictorian An Ohio lawmaker introduced a bill on Monday that would require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to abolish singling out top grade earners in graduating classes. ...
22:39, 06/11/2019

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
23:13, 07/01/2019

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Clay, who is black and faces a primary cha...
04:52, 07/12/2019

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
22:52, 07/08/2019

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappling with the crisis of severe water shortage and......
09:26, 06/24/2019

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
04:52, 07/12/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 19 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 19 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
21:26, 05/24/2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she was "very unlikely" to back economic commentator Stephen Moore and another calling his nomination "...
01:26, 05/01/2019

GOP lawmaker indicted for trying to trade his vote for cash, lying to the FBI, authorities say The charges set off bipartisan calls for the legislator's resignation — requests he has so far forcefully resisted, claiming his innocence and setting up a potential intraparty showdown in the GOP-controlled Michigan state legislature....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura district, a police officer said. The IPFT is an......
19:26, 05/20/2019

Ex-GOP lawmaker Erik Paulsen joins USMCA lobbying effort Former Minnesota Republican congressman Erik Paulsen announced on Wednesday he had joined the Pass USMCA Coalition, an ad-hoc group of trade associations lobbying Congress to pass President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
12:13, 05/02/2019

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White ...
02:52, 05/22/2019

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker protesting a gas pipeline project in her neighborhood is apologizing for saying “Nazis were just doing their jobs too” in response to complaints that demonstrators were preventing worke...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been......
00:13, 05/24/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Iranian lawmaker says 'saboteurs from a third country' may be behind Fujairah explosions: IRNA A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Monday that "saboteurs from a third country" could be behind explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
18:26, 05/16/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls Poland's opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia....
15:00, 05/15/2019

"BJP Offering Minister Post, Money, Won't Accept": BSP Lawmaker Ramabai Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Ramabai on Monday claimed to have been offered a ministerial berth and crores of rupees by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in exchange for withdrawing support from the......
21:13, 05/27/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
22:52, 05/30/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a list of crimes warranting deportation....
05:26, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Woman’s dead body found outside lawmaker’s home POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into human remains found outside the home of a former Arkansas lawmaker (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Authorities say human remains found outside the home of a former Arkansas lawmaker are those ...
20:52, 06/05/2019

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall la...
09:39, 06/06/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new report places Cameroon's at the top of the list of neglected crises....
06:52, 06/06/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill met with constituents at Pensacola City Hall last ...
03:52, 06/06/2019

Renuka Chowdhury Slams BJP Lawmaker For His ''Open Defecation'' Remark Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP lawmaker Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed President Trump engaging in "impeachable conduct."...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
10:13, 06/01/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in the most recent wave of fighting in Libya, officials said this weekend.The offensive to take control ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
23:52, 06/28/2019

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
21:39, 05/31/2019