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House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans

Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and t...

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans

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White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
21:39, 05/01/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
16:26, 04/30/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the United Nations agriculture agency’s governing council on Monday, saying "we cannot only focus on tackling...
17:26, 04/28/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring System data, so it can take an informed decision on......
19:52, 05/15/2019

NASA plans to use Trump funding to send woman to the moon by 2024 NASA plans to send the first woman to the moon in 2024 with the help from $1.6 billion funding increase in their budget from president Trump, the agency said this week. The 2024 mission, called Artemis, after the Greek goddess of the moon and twin si...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Robert Mueller to testify before House committee Representative Jerry Nadler told reporters the agreement was for Mueller to testify sometime in MayBarr testifies to Congress – live updatesThe chairman of the US House judiciary committee has said that it has agreed to hear testimony from special co...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Mueller testimony before House committee tentatively set for May 15, Dem rep says Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., said on Sunday that a tentative date of May 15 has been set for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to appear before the House Judiciary Committee and face questioning over his report on Russian interference in 2016 election....
20:39, 05/05/2019

House Committee To Face An Empty Chair Instead Of Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report , escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justic...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Minus Barr, House committee convenes Mueller hearing A U.S. House committee convened on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr in attendance to discuss his handling of the Mueller report at a time of rising tensions between the Trump administration and Congress....
15:39, 05/02/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democrats will still be several steps away from seeing the full Mueller report. First the full House will ha...
09:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a congressional subpoena demanding access to the full, unredacted Mueller report....
14:13, 05/08/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler cites Barr’s failure to comply with a...
10:13, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an unredacted Mueller report....
17:26, 05/06/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Departme...
05:13, 05/02/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller report to Congress....
23:26, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary Committee Sets Tentative Date for Mueller to Testify [UPDATED] Update, Sunday 3:16 p.m. ET: President Donald Trump unsurprisingly has weighed in on this issue on Twitter. The most “transparent” president in the history of transparency says Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress....
00:13, 05/06/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed...
01:00, 05/17/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from...
02:26, 05/11/2019

White House asks Congress for $4.5B to cover aid, security at U.S.-Mexico border The White House on Wednesday sent a request to Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to cover humanitarian assistance and beef up security at the U.S.-Mexico border, where it says Central American migrants are cro...
19:13, 05/01/2019

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

Mike Huckabee rips House Judiciary Committee amid contempt vote: 'This is all pontificating' Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee accused the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in uneccessary political posturing as they considered whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress....
00:26, 05/09/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes after Barr learned last week that Democrats on the committee were planning to have staff attorneys quest...
15:26, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- a direct swipe at the White House amid the heated battle over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report...
23:26, 05/10/2019

House Democrat says Mueller representative and Judiciary Committee tentatively agree on May 15 for special counsel’s testimony The committee has been seeking to hear from Mueller amid disagreements about whether Attorney General William P. Barr mischaracterized the special counsel’s report in his congressional testimony and statements....
18:13, 05/05/2019

House committee subpoenas Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig over Trump tax returns A House committee issued subpoenas Friday ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to turn over President Trump’s tax returns by next Friday......
04:13, 05/12/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, calling their requests unconstitutional....
17:52, 05/09/2019

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions versus the two Canadians detained in solitary confinement in China for a similar length of time....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom in now-viral video: 'Johnny, you picked the wrong house' Though many teen dreams are made of surprise promposals involving doughnuts, one high schooler from Nevada probably thought he was hallucinating when the wrong girl opened the door....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June 17th and 18th. While few details are yet known about the guest lists, Governor Cuomo is rumored to b...
01:13, 05/16/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financia...
04:52, 05/05/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
11:00, 05/11/2019

White House reviews military plans against Iran: New York Times The top U.S. defense official has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons, t...
09:13, 05/14/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
02:00, 05/14/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops of imagination, diplomacy and chutzpah....
13:26, 05/13/2019

UK Conservatives' Brexit talks with Labour 'constructive and detailed' Talks held on Tuesday between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit were "constructive and detailed", a Downing Street spokesman said....
22:00, 05/07/2019

New Land Rover Defender: front end detailed in new shots Land Rover's reborn 4x4 icon is readying for 2020 release, and new official images give a better glimpse at design Land Rover is continuing the gradual build-up to the launch of its reborn Defender later this year, again releasing new images of the...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps Facebook has created highly detailed population maps to help health organizations, researchers and universities tackle disease outbreaks and plan public health campaigns. They focus on population density with demographic estimates, how people move an...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Thousands of Linksys routers leaked detailed device connection records If you were looking for more proof that all of your connected devices were out to get you, look no further than a new report from Bad Packets chief research officer Troy Mursch, who revealed last week that dozens of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers are le...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation, court documents released on Thursday show...
00:26, 05/18/2019

The Division 2 UPDATE patch notes May 2: Downtime, server status and fixes detailed Ubisoft is due to deliver another update in The Division 2 tomorrow, and ahead of the update going live, you can expect some downtime. Here's what you need to know....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Google is scanning your Gmail inbox to keep a detailed list of your purchases, and there's no easy way to erase it (GOOGL, GOOG) Getty Google keeps track of many purchases you make that send digital receipts to your Gmail inbox. Your buying history is kept on a page called "Purchases," CNBC reported. There's no simple way to delete this history — instead, you have to de...
00:13, 05/20/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they attend day care or school. Parents against the bill protested outside the signing ceremony. (May 10) &#...
09:26, 05/11/2019

All You Need To Know About State Bank Of India ATM Transaction Limits SBI account ATM charges: SBI savings account holders with an MAB or monthly average balance - minimum balance - above Rs 25,000 are allowed unlimited ATM transactions at the bank's group ATMs,......
12:26, 05/19/2019

Washington State Limits Exemptions for Children Not Being Vaccinated (VANCOUVER, Wash.) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from receiving the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before attending a day care center or schoo...
01:52, 05/11/2019

Site of F-16 crash, including freeway, remains off-limits A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
23:26, 05/17/2019

It Almost Seems Like Trump Thinks Regular Term Limits Should Not Apply to Him In spite of his frequent bouts of addle-brained juvenilia, President Donald Trump has nevertheless managed to oversee a remarkably consequential two years in office: He’s presided over a massive GOP tax scam, successfully appointed two hard-right ju...
18:13, 05/06/2019

Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the European Union over illegal aircraft subsidies to avoid harming American manufacturers....
01:13, 05/16/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars to reduce emissions and others who want to stave off the financial impact by simply slowing down ship...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the allowed limit, according to three industry sources and documents reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
20:00, 05/13/2019

SBI Instant Money Transfer Services: Transaction Limits And Other Details SBI IMPS service: The maximum amount that can be transferred through IMPS is Rs. 2 lakh. However, there is no prescribed limit for the minimum amount allowed to make an IMPS transaction....
12:52, 05/07/2019

US asylum limits spawn mishmash wait systems in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — For thousands of asylum seekers, there are many ways to wait at the threshold of the United States. Parents and children sleep in tents next to bridges leading to Texas for weeks on end, desperately hoping their names and...
19:26, 05/09/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on to a plan....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Opinion: If Caster Semenya penalized for her biology, what's next? Height limits? International sports court rules track officials can impose rules to limit naturally high levels of testosterone in female runners.        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

'Shale is not superman.' Geopolitical chaos is testing the limits of America's oil boom America's new role as the world's leading oil producer made it easier for President Donald Trump to crack down on Venezuela and Iran with punishing sanctions....
04:13, 05/06/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a person can buy....
04:00, 05/08/2019

"Crossed All Limits": Sushma Swaraj Warns Mamata Banerjee After Outburst Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared at a public rally in Bengal's Purulia that she would like to treat Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a "tight slap of democracy", Union......
03:26, 05/08/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. The major tech companies have signed up to a plan....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
05:39, 05/01/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian product....
21:26, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weak; Argentine peso up on central bank's easing of intervention limits Most Latin American currencies softened on Monday against a firm dollar, while Argentina's peso soared after the central bank came out in defense of the troubled currency. The bank said it would ease limits on its currency market interventions, a...
18:26, 04/29/2019

Recognizing limits of border wall, Trump turns his focus to asylum changes amid immigration surge The president’s memo directing staff to develop rule changes to dissuade migrants came after internal push from senior adviser Stephen Miller, aides said....
00:52, 05/01/2019

What to know about Piaget's stages of cognitive development Some psychologists believe that children go through four separate stages of cognitive development, which they call Piaget’s stages. Learn more about these stages, what they mean, and how to use them, here....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Bolivia's Morales defies term limits, launches bid for fourth term Bolivian President Evo Morales launched his campaign for a fourth term on Saturday in a remote coca-growing valley without addressing the biggest controversy in his bid - the fact that he is running at all....
02:00, 05/19/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester City."...
12:39, 05/13/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indicted both Felicity Huffman and Lori......
00:52, 05/08/2019

China urges UK not to discriminate against Huawei in 5G development China on Sunday warned Britain not to discriminate against companies involved in developing the 5G network and to resist pressure from other countries over whether it should work with Huawei Technologies....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Choice Is Between Dynasty And Development In UP: Amit Shah In a last-ditch attempt to wrest Rahul Gandhi's home turf Amethi from the Congress, BJP president Amit Shah held a roadshow here on Saturday and asserted that the people of Uttar Pradesh will choose......
23:13, 05/04/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Netflix will be talking games development at E3 2019 While Nintendo and Sony are both missing out on E3 this year, it looks like Netflix will be there to fill some stagetime.The official E3 Twitter account revealed that Netflix will be hosting a panel discussion at the expo this year, on the topic of &...
12:00, 05/14/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt’s economic development BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption. Lebanon’s economy is struggling with soaring debts, rising unemployment...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the new advocates to drive action and solidify global......
14:13, 05/10/2019

Channing Tatum's Gambit to remain in development hell Today, Disney unleashed what can only be described as an overwhelming onslaught of release dates. To say that the list—which includes three new Star Wars movies, five new Avatar movies, live-action remakes, a handful of Marvel movies, and all those a...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read More...
15:13, 05/12/2019

Di Resta: Aston Martin DTM development like a guess with experience Paul di Resta says the development of the Aston Martin Vantage DTM that will make its series debut at Hockenheim this weekend was "like a wild guess but with experience"...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Audi renews hydrogen powertrain development scheme Audi’s most recent fuel cell foray was the 2016 h-tron concept Firm ramps up fuel cell efforts with new prototype amid EV development concerns Audi is set to intensify its development of hydrogen fuel cell technology, according to a public announc...
20:52, 05/03/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this week when it taps investors for more than £2.5bn of debt and equity funding....
22:52, 04/29/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
23:52, 05/14/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and increasing vulnerability to climate change, population pressures, wildfires and water scarcity, warne...
14:47, 04/28/2019

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
04:39, 05/15/2019

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission on Population and Development, which began at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
17:26, 04/28/2019

HoloLens 2 Development Edition comes with free Unity software trials With the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, Microsoft is doing everything it can to get devs onboard its new mixed reality headset. It'll come with free three-month trials of Unity Pro and the Unity PiXYZ plugin for CAD data. Additionally, it'...
03:52, 05/03/2019

Boeing explains development process behind sensors on planes that crashed Boeing Co set out in greater detail on Sunday the development process that led it to make the AOA Disagree alert a standard item on the 737 MAX before it returns to service, responding to a series of negative press reports....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
18:13, 05/01/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (...
19:26, 05/13/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
21:26, 04/29/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
15:52, 04/29/2019

Teachers across Oregon to walk out over classroom funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers are expected to walk out this week to press for more money for education. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers hold rallies to highlight classroom condi...
21:52, 05/06/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
15:26, 05/15/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justice Department opinion that he cannot be compelled to testify about his official duties.  ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
19:52, 05/01/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
00:13, 05/07/2019

As Cyberpunk 2077 Development Intensifies, CD Projekt Red Pledges To Be 'More Humane' To Its Workers Footage of the upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 has blown away fans so far, but coupled with that hype is a burning question: Are workers at CD Projekt Red, the Polish studio behind the game, ruining their lives to make it? The developer bes...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country....
16:00, 04/28/2019

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Condo development promises homebuyers free avocado toast for a year A luxury condo development in Vancouver, which opens this year, is adding another perk to set it over the edge with its peak demographic of millennials — free avocado toast for a year from a local restaurant....
13:26, 05/02/2019

W Series Points Leader Jamie Chadwick Becomes Williams F1 Development Driver British racer Jamie Chadwick—a sports-car and single-seater driver who’s a race winner in British Formula 3, a champion in the British GT GT4 division, and, most recently, leads the points in the women-only W Series championship—just took on a new ro...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Bayonetta 3 update: Development still alive, final game may see a 'change in direction' It's been a while since developer Platinum Games checked in on Bayonetta 3 with us, but a quick bit of information in a new interview tells us some tasty new morsels of information....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the Internatio...
20:52, 04/28/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
08:39, 05/16/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground....
23:26, 04/28/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
00:00, 05/15/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
00:26, 05/16/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Family asks for help after hit-and-run TUCSON – Friends and family members are asking for the public’s help after longtime Tucson resident Jessica Bridgers was seriously injured in a hit-and-run. North Carolina police say Bridgers was riding her bike near her mom’s house...
06:52, 05/07/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
03:00, 05/09/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn over documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. “The Wh...
18:13, 05/07/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push for increased state funding for higher education. During the hourlong televised debate — their seco...
03:39, 05/16/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawling 1MDB embezzlement scandal....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
15:13, 05/06/2019

'It's a dangerous time': can UK and US universities survive funding cuts? The vice-chancellor of the University of California and the University of Bristol’s leader on how universities are threatened by policy and funding changesVice-chancellors in Britain are united in the view that this is the most challenging time to ru...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough additional money to ensure that the state’s spending on education is sufficient. State Supreme Cou...
18:00, 05/09/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company alongside its existing investors....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas’ effort to stop Planned Parenthood fund...
07:13, 05/14/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 billion....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
03:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
21:26, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securities regulators to settle a dispute over his Twitter use, removing an overhang on the stock....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to enable the show to go on....
22:39, 05/17/2019

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

Buy Committee: Should I Invest $650 on a Traeger Pellet Grill? Summer’s nearly here, and that means it’s almost prime grilling season. Unless, of course, you don’t have a proper set up. Twitter follower David Robbins, noted Colts fan, needs to know whether Traeger Pellet Grill is worth the asking price, and wh...
02:39, 05/18/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany's treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man's genitals were squeezed to "inflict severe pain to gain compliance."...
04:13, 05/09/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is "optimistic" an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet this summer....
02:52, 05/01/2019

Motor racing: W Series leader Chadwick joins Williams F1 in development role Jamie Chadwick, leader of the women's W Series, celebrated her 21st birthday on Monday with a new role as development driver for the Williams Formula One team....
13:00, 05/20/2019

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and i...
14:50, 04/28/2019

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for...
17:26, 04/28/2019

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
23:52, 05/18/2019

Babies & Birdies: Daycare development opens door for LPGA baby boom For many LPGA players, the Smucker's LPGA Child Development Center has enabled them to extend the life of their careers.        ...
00:26, 05/12/2019

'Score a goal’ for humanity, says Mohammed, celebrating winning link between sport and development Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told an event in New York on Wednesday - headquarters of team UN - that “sport helps find common ground” during times of division....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — possibly exposing school kids across the street to long-buried mercury. They’re worried that work at ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Mazda Challenges BMW and Mercedes, Shames Toyota With Development of New Straight-Six Skyactiv-X Engine According to the March 2019 fiscal year results report, Mazda is apparently developing an all-new straight-six engine with Skyactiv-X technology, joining BMW, Mercedes, and Jaguar with renewed commitment to the best engine you can put in a car, and m...
04:26, 05/10/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S....
01:26, 05/02/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of about $2 billion. The development nevertheless marks a turnaround for a vaping pioneer that filed for...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding round led by a group of investors, including venture capital firm Scientific Health Development....
00:39, 05/10/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
20:52, 05/18/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
02:00, 05/16/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including from A-list celebs like Katy Perry. Perry, Serena Williams, Jay-Z and Trevor Noah were all part of t...
07:13, 05/14/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
15:00, 05/16/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games has received an unexpected shot in the arm after the IOC revealed it will likely provid...
09:26, 05/06/2019

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

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son, a source familiar with the matter said. Trump Jr. received the subpoena to appear before the committee as a follow-up to his prior testimony as part of the Re...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. unlikely to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee: source Donald Trump Jr. is not likely to appear before a Senate Intelligence Committee as a Republican insider told The Post that there’s “no way” the president’s son would sit down for a grilling by Democratic senators on the panel ...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee next month, pulling the two sides back from a confrontation over a s...
03:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Committee chair slammed over Trump Jr. subpoena WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee’s subpoena of Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Republicans are lashing out at Sen. Richard Burr for his committee’s subpoena of President Donald Trump’s...
07:39, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin forms special committee to consider options Canadian engineering and construction firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc said on Wednesday its board has formed a special committee to consider options to increase shareholder value....
17:26, 05/08/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto has apologized but is facing calls for her removal f...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cup in Japan have raised fears that bars and restaur...
14:39, 05/06/2019

Buy Committee: How Should I Upgrade My Sonos-Powered Home Theater? I love my Sonos Beam. It sounds great, plays well with my other Airplay 2 speakers, and it was super simple to set up. The problem is: I love it too much and, now, I want to expand. And for that, I need your advice, Buy Committee....
00:13, 05/04/2019

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres sai...
17:26, 04/28/2019

Dubai’s $323M Bitcoin luxury real estate development reportedly hits a snag If you were hoping to splash your Bitcoin on luxury real estate in Dubai, you may have to wait a little longer.   According to The Times, the world’s first luxury development to be sold using the cryptocurrency is on hold. The Aston Plaza development...
12:13, 04/29/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2020 to stay on track for a human return to the Moon by 2024. The ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for...
20:52, 05/10/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
16:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as "Jho Low," for conspiring to steer illegal foreign campaign funds into the ...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Energizer P18K Pop With 18,000mAh Battery Fails to Raise Funding Target After turning heads with its 18,000mAh battery and pop-up front dual-camera setup, the Energizer P18K Pop failed to meet its Indiegogo funding target....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics May 7 - GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
12:13, 05/07/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group director and Lead Scout and Advisory Board Member. Krouwels’ talk at TNW2019 discusses how both fou...
18:39, 05/09/2019

The 18,000mAh Energizer phone dies an undignified death after funding failure The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, an Energizer phone with a massive 18,000mAh battery, has finally finished ringing its death knell, after a wildly unsuccessful Indiegogo campaign saw it receive only 1% of the required funding.The massive handset was...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequent crowdfunding campaign has crashed and burned, as The Verge points out....
12:39, 04/30/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state — a case that could also end up before the Supreme Court....
02:26, 05/15/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Nibali asks Yates for more respect "Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d\u0027Italia opening time trial before reminding Simon Yates that he should show his rivals some respect...
03:52, 05/12/2019

'Scoundrel' Asks Good Question Last night, Tucker Carlson brought on former Federal Reserve Board nominee Stephen Moore, who was forced on Thursday to withdraw from the confirmation process following revelations that he was too sexist even for the Trump administration....
17:26, 05/03/2019

Anita Hill: Biden's committee could have kicked off #MeToo decades ago Hill wrote in a New York Times op-ed the cultural shift might have started in 1991 had the Senate judiciary committee ‘done its job’ Anita Hill on Friday freshly assailed Joe Biden’s handling of her 1990s sexual harassment allegations, in a new op-ed...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moon-sighting by clerics....
12:13, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee again Under the deal, Trump Jr. would appear for closed-door testimony in June, and the interview would be limited to only a few hours, according to people familiar with it....
02:26, 05/15/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congressional source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday....
00:52, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify After Reaching Deal With Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to give limited additional closed-door testimony in June in a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to three people familiar with the arrangement, which headed off an increasingly bitter dispute that divid...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Forest officials seek volunteers for Daniel Boone committee WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Federal forestry officials are seeking volunteers to serve on an advisory committee that serves the Daniel Boone National Forest in eastern Kentucky. Forest Supervisor Dan Olsen says they are looking for eight new members for t...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Thursday as the president publicly defended his eldest son....
20:39, 05/09/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for repeated use of N-word during committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., reports say The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify about the Russia investigation, becoming the first member of the president's family to be called since the release of the Mueller report....
14:13, 05/09/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters w...
22:52, 04/28/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., according to a published report. The subpoena is in relation to Russia investigation matters, Axios reports. The move will pit a Republican-led congressional commit...
05:52, 05/09/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
00:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon wades into British food delivery battle with Deliveroo funding Amazon has led a new funding round in Britain's online food delivery company Deliveroo, throwing its weight behind the app in the battle with Uber Eats and Just Eat to deliver takeaway meals....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Report says Coke's academic research funding comes with a hitch. It can kill studies it doesn't like It said Coke retained the right to "quash studies" or "pressure researchers" in at least five agreements with academic institutions from 2015 to 2016....
02:26, 05/08/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
12:52, 05/16/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4.5 billion emergency funding President Trump is seeking, comparing it to other disasters plaguing th...
06:39, 05/09/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Border apprehensions to surpass last 13 year totals in 122 days, DHS heightens funding plea The Department of Homeland Security is forecasting that border apprehensions of illegal immigrants will surpass the totals of the last 13 years in just 122 days, prompting a new push for President Trump’s $4.5 billion in emergency funding to handle t...
11:13, 05/11/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encountered mothers with no record of their children’s vaccinations, caregivers who could not remember clini...
21:52, 05/05/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the first time by 2024....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Why the Clippers could make a big splash in NBA free agency What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy on how the Los Angeles Clippers have transformed into one of the most desirable landing spots for NBA free agents.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to take right decisions and right steps, the Trump......
17:39, 05/02/2019

Duplex owned by Argentina’s richest man asks $2.75M An Upper East Side duplex that was formerly owned by the late Argentine oil and gas mogul Carlos Bulgheroni is on the market for $2.75 million. At the time of his death in 2016 at age 71, he was his home country’s richest man; he and his brother Alej...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
11:26, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. m...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalating crisis....
15:39, 05/12/2019

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says she has requested a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is jailed in Britain. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange “on pr...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the environmental impact of major projects like oil export pipelines is assessed....
18:26, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Strikes Deal for ‘Limited’ Interview With Intelligence Committee An agreement between Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee for a “limited” interview appears to have defused tensions among Senate Republicans....
02:26, 05/15/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. About His 2017 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony. That’s according to a person familiar with the subpoena who discussed it on condition of ano...
04:52, 05/09/2019

UN decolonization successes can ‘inspire us today,’ UN chief tells Special Committee Since the early 1960s, the United Nations decolonization committee has “accompanied many territories in their journey”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, opening the body’s 2019 session....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: New York Times Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/15/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern coast if it goes ahead....
16:52, 05/01/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
00:13, 05/18/2019

U.N. Security Council committee blacklists Jaish-e-Mohammed founder: diplomats A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted Masood Azhar, the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), on Wednesday after China dropped its obstruction of the move, diplomats said. ...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would cut some funding for Planned Parenthood, is unpopular across party lines, according to new polling....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Clearwater attorney Thomas Cope post...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he were a god that no one can protest against him....
04:13, 05/15/2019

"Does Opposition Plan To Have New PM Face Every 6 Months?": Sena Asks Slamming NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his comments on prime ministerial candidates if the BJP does not get the required mandate in the Lok Sabha polls, the Shiv Sena Tuesday sought to know if the......
03:39, 05/01/2019

Top Court Asks CBI For Proof After It Seeks Custody Of Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to show evidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar for his alleged role in destroying evidence related to the......
10:13, 04/30/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:13, 05/01/2019

A sweet, sometimes frustrating Bob's Burgers asks Tina to grow up “Yes Without My Zeke” tells us all we will ever need to know about the titular character and his best friend in this or any other world, Jimmy Jr. Those two love each other, and much of the fun of tonight’s episode comes from the steady escalation in...
05:39, 05/13/2019

US SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's use of Twitter, a court filing showed....
09:39, 05/01/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
09:39, 05/14/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Lawsuit asks to end solitary confinement in Virginia prisons RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to end the use of solitary confinement at two of the state’s toughest prisons. The lawsuit filed Monday alleges that inmates held in solitar...
21:52, 05/06/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanization and building work has contributed to beach erosion, flooding and dro...
13:52, 05/07/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people....
11:13, 05/01/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However long it takes for that offer to come by, he will c...
21:13, 05/07/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Senator asks Canada to ensure Kanter's safety In the event of a Blazers-Raptors Finals matchup, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is trying to ensure Blazers center Enes Kanter's safe passage across the border....
23:00, 05/14/2019

At least 70 migrants drown off Tunisia coast: state agency TAP At least 70 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat sank in international waters off the Tunisian coast, and 16 were saved, the state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency said....
15:13, 05/10/2019

PewDiePie asks for end to 'subscribe' meme after synagogue shooting PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) has largely left himself out of commentary on the effects of the "subscribe to PewDiePie" meme that has been circulating for months, but he's now weighing in. The YouTube star has posted a video calling on viewer...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade war with China....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough questions about its role in the case....
01:39, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview with senators in the coming weeks — but only for a limited time, a report said Tuesday. The deal came de...
02:26, 05/15/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Jr. strikes deal with Senate Intel Committee after subpoena to testify Trump Jr.'s testimony back in September 2017 was called into question after comments made by the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen....
05:13, 05/15/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator....
03:26, 05/16/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smartphones or other electroni...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy his breakfast. Ahead of the 9 a.m. hearing on Thursday, the Tennessee De...
20:52, 05/02/2019

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
04:52, 05/05/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue....
09:26, 05/03/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national security....
02:13, 05/20/2019

NC woman allegedly trespasses at CIA, asks to speak to 'Agent Penis' A North Carolina woman is in custody after allegedly trespassing at CIA headquarters outside of Washington, D.C. four times since April 22, including one alleged incident where she asked to speak with “Agent Penis,” reports said....
09:26, 05/07/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in t...
19:39, 05/13/2019

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

Chris Brown Calls Rihanna a "Queen" and Asks for New Music Chris Brown is hoping for some new Rihanna music, according to his recent Instagram comments. Earlier this week, the 31-year-old "Stay" singer took to social media to post a......
22:00, 05/03/2019

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

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years to come....
23:00, 05/08/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
09:13, 05/14/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Brexit: Nicky Morgan asks Theresa May about next vote date Theresa May says she wants to put the vote to ratify her withdrawal agreement before Parliament "as soon as possible" but declines to name an actual date....
22:39, 05/01/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medical bills that leave patients suffering from sticker shock. Saying it’s “one of the bigges...
23:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
21:13, 05/02/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit uncertainty was prompting travelers to delay bookings...
12:13, 05/16/2019

El Chapo asks judge to fire one of his lawyers ahead of sentencing Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to “terminate” one of his own attorneys. In a surprise filing, the 62-year-old kingpin is asking Brooklyn federal court Judge Brian Cogan to ax attorney Eduardo Balar...
08:52, 05/05/2019

People In Wreck That Killed Kentucky Officer Sue City Agency LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four people pulled over by a Louisville, Kentucky, police officer just before she was killed by a semitruck have joined her family’s lawsuit against the driver charged in the death and his employer. The Courier Journal re...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), becoming the third...
01:26, 05/02/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix on the grounded 737 MAX....
21:26, 05/07/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- today provided a laundry list of such......
18:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission....
02:39, 05/03/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
12:13, 04/30/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have already sought shel...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Premier, challenger defend Australian intel agency bosses Australia’s prime minister has defended the nation’s intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as “nutters” who have damaged bilateral relations with China...
08:13, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:52, 05/01/2019

Look beyond Brexit, Britain's Labour asks voters in European election Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Britain on Thursday to look beyond Brexit and vote for his opposition party's fight against austerity at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the government's "complete failure" to leave the European U...
17:26, 05/09/2019

AAP Leader Asks Delhi Top Cop For Probe Into Attack On Arvind Kejriwal Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh Monday said he met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and sought a detailed probe into the recent attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow......
21:39, 05/06/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Condemned Georgia man asks parole board to spare his life Lawyers for a man who's scheduled to be executed this week for killing two women nearly 25 years ago are asking the Georgia parole board to spare his life....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Man Asks Swara Bhasker For Selfie, Says "Aayega Modi Hi". Her Response Actor Swara Bhasker, one of the most vocal critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, was in for a surprise recently at an airport. A man who requested for a selfie with her instead recorded......
13:26, 05/09/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq 'immediately' U.S.-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to return "immediately" for their safety, state news agency BNA said....
15:52, 05/18/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US FTC....
14:26, 05/03/2019

Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second UN Conference on South-South Cooperation got under...
14:51, 04/28/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
16:52, 05/01/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May to meet 1922 Committee chairman as resignation pressure grows Theresa May is expected to meet the chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers as pressure for her to set a firm departure date intensifies....
01:52, 05/07/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political deadlock over sea rescue and disembarkation....
14:47, 04/28/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign to emphasize country ownership and community empow...
14:53, 04/28/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:13, 05/20/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for the Turkish state-run news agency was destroyed du...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó Asks U.S. Military to Put More Pressure on Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday said he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. military in a bid to bring more pressure on President Nico...
11:26, 05/12/2019

On Alwar Rape, PM Modi Targets Mayawati, Asks Why Support Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hit out at the Congress government over a gangrape case in Rajasthan's Alwar, today shredded Mayawati over her comments condemning it. Pointing out that Mayawati is......
12:00, 05/12/2019

North Korea asks U.N. chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' U.S. North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said on Saturday....
07:13, 05/18/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie ...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 170 people either died or went missing. ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
06:00, 05/05/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health O...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union (EU) report released on Tuesday, which warns that these crises are primarily driven by conflict and ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said on Saturday....
02:26, 05/12/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step toward activation of President Donald Trump's plann...
05:39, 05/10/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jailed businessman who allegedly acted as a frontman for the Kirchner presidential couple during their t...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Barr asks Pelosi outside the Capitol, ‘Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?’ As tensions between the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers intensify, the attorney general joked to the speaker about preparations to hold him in contempt of Congress....
05:13, 05/16/2019

‘No negotiations:’ Inuit group asks for Eastern Arctic areas to not be developed "There's some very highly sensitive areas," said P.J. Akeeagok, president of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. "There's no negotiations on certain points in terms of areas where we feel there's absolutely no way we see an opportunity for oil and gas."...
01:39, 05/13/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Trump asks for $4.5 billion to address surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’s national assembly, Juan Guaidó, has asked for a meeting with the US military for “strategic and ope...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether former Secretary of State John Kerry violated federal law by meeting with Iranian officials after leaving office....
11:52, 05/14/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Continue reading......
22:00, 05/05/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
20:52, 04/28/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian repo...
14:09, 05/01/2019

US senator asks Canada to protect Erdoğan critic Kanter during NBA finals Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in diplomatic drama, with US senator Ron Wyden expressing concern for the safety of Portland Trail Blaze...
22:52, 05/14/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring......
01:13, 05/16/2019

Bill Barr asks Nancy Pelosi at DC event: ‘Did you bring handcuffs?’ Attorney General Bill Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if she brought “handcuffs” for him Wednesday at an event at the Capitol, according to reporters at the scene. Barr approached the California Democrat — who had accused the AG of lying about ...
01:13, 05/16/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press briefing in Geneva. In March alone, some 88 civili...
14:53, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Cycling: Nibali makes good start, asks Yates for more respect Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d'Italia opening time trial before reminding Simon Yates that he should show his rivals some respect....
22:52, 05/11/2019

Iran cleric says U.S.'fleet can be destroyed with one missile', ISNA news agency A senior Iranian cleric said in a Friday prayers sermon that the United States' navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft carrier headed to the Gulf, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Mexico asks Brazil's Moro for help with its Odebrecht graft probe: source The Mexican attorney general's office has asked Brazil Justice Minister Sergio Moro to give its investigators access to evidence of alleged corruption by construction firm Odebrecht SA in Mexico, according to a source with knowledge of the matter....
04:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that leave China before 12:01 a.m. on Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday....
05:39, 05/10/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system sparked a fire that destroyed most of its collection -- a fraction of the more than $950 million ple...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Yogi Adityanath Asks Governor To Expel Minister OP Rajbhar, Estranged BJP Ally Yogi Adityanath has finally asked the Uttar Pradesh Governor to remove minister OP Rajbhar, an estranged ally who had wanted out a month ago. Mr Rajbhar, who had been part of the BJP government in......
07:39, 05/20/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
01:13, 05/03/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -- as he raised concerns about the banning of conse...
16:26, 05/04/2019

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

President Donald Trump asks Congress to end 'unexpected,' 'unjustified' medical bills President Donald Trump called on Congress Thursday to pass legislation to increase transparency on medical billing and end the practice of what he called expensive "surprise" medical bills....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Colombian Senate asks high court to rule on FARC peace vote Colombian lawmakers on Thursday said they will ask a high court to rule on the legality of a Senate vote this week on whether to make changes to a special tribunal tasked with trying former rebels and military officials for war crimes....
07:39, 05/03/2019

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

Odisha Asks Centre To Assess Jagannath Temple Damage After Cyclone Fani Following reports that Cyclone Fani has caused damage to the Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Odisha government today asked the Centre to deploy the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) to inspect the......
21:13, 05/09/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said...
17:26, 04/28/2019

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for potentially approving the formation of a working group that Ankara has sought to establish, a source ...
02:26, 05/14/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom — and it's caught on video for all to see Video of a Nevada high school student asking the wrong girl to the prom captured about 2.5 million views after the teen posted the video to Twitter.        ...
14:52, 04/30/2019

Clinton 'imagines' scenario where 2020 Dem hopeful asks China to get Trump's tax returns Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday criticized the Mueller report and imagined a scenario where a Democratic presidential hopeful called on China to "get" President Trump's tax returns....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Trump names Mark Morgan as new head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama, will head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency....
23:26, 05/05/2019

NASA bought junk aluminum in a 19-year scam that cost the agency over $700 million NASA is staffed with some of the brightest minds in engineering, astronomy, and mathematics. You wouldn’t expect anyone to even attempt to pull the wool over the agency’s eyes — much less get away with it — but that’s ex...
12:00, 05/02/2019

NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam which cost agency $700 million NASA was sold faulty aluminum in a 19-year scam that led to a pair of high-profile launch failures, costing the space agency more than $700 million and years of people’s scientific work....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
16:00, 04/28/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for two days of talks hoping to stave off U.S. tariff increases set to be triggered on Friday....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Prosecutor asks for jail time for Russian soccer stars accused of violence: RIA A Russian prosecutor on Monday asked a court to hand jail sentences to two famous Russian soccer players accused of taking part in violent attacks in Moscow, the RIA news agency reported....
17:39, 05/06/2019

Trump picks Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who supports Trump's border wall, to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency....
23:13, 05/05/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased judgement" about the conditions in the Himalayan......
17:00, 05/20/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territory's government, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy......
21:13, 05/01/2019

CBOE’s Andy Lowenthal To Lead Business Development For CBOE, CFE, Livevol CHICAGO, IL – July 15, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it promoted Andy Lowenthal from Vice President to Senior Vice President, Business Development. Lowenthal’s promotion comes as part of a reorganization designed to bette...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to the 2019 UN World Water Development Report, launch...
17:26, 04/28/2019

Jet Airways pilots' union asks India's top court to direct lender to release funds Jet Airways' pilots' union has appealed to India's top court to direct State Bank Of India (SBI) to release interim funding to try to revive the grounded airline, according to a court filing made on Tuesday which was reviewed by Reuters....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate President Trump’s political opponents....
01:00, 05/05/2019

Suspect at center of NYPD cop’s death proclaims innocence, asks judge for a ‘ride home’ A career criminal who’s accused of causing the friendly fire death of an NYPD cop — by robbing a cellphone store with a fake gun — stunned a packed courtroom on Wednesday when he asked the judge for a “ride home.” ”I had nothing to do with any of the...
03:13, 05/16/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in “a race against time” to protect women who bore the brunt of the storm as...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carried out explosive hazard clearance inside two hist...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Algae Raincoats, Mushroom Caskets: New Exhibit Asks Us to Radically Rethink How We Live With Nature It was a bad week if you’re the type of person who enjoys a habitable planet. A dire report chronicled how human activities could cause 1 million species to go extinct. But that doesn’t have to happen, and a new exhibition at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsoni...
18:39, 05/12/2019

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Patriots owner Kraft asks Florida judge not to release 'pornography' sting video A lawyer for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Friday asked a Florida judge not to make public a video that led to the billionaire being charged in a prostitution sting at a massage parlor, calling the evidence "basically pornography."...
14:47, 04/28/2019

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him ‘Substantial Damages’ (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an ap...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Lindsey Graham asks Robert Mueller if he would like to ‘provide testimony’ regarding phone call with Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller Friday inviting him to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his phone call with Attorney General William Barr....
16:26, 05/04/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

How to Celebrate National Space Day Tonight, step outside, look up at the sky and—assuming you’re in a location that is low on light pollution—appreciate the view of the stars. Because guys, it’s National Space Day....
21:26, 05/03/2019

The new space race – podcast The science writer Philip Ball has always been fascinated by space. He looks at the latest missions to the moon and beyond. And: Carole Cadwalladr on why she used her TED talk to tell tech billionaires they had broken democracyPhilip Ball was six yea...
09:13, 05/07/2019

'Borderlands 3' hands-on: More of the same, but in space Borderlands 3 is achingly familiar. It's as if Gearbox distilled the grimy, viscous essence of Borderlands into a crisp new game highlighting the core aspects of the franchise, battle royale be damned. As most studios are focused on adding onli...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that have been wary of outside help, the UN World Healt...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent climate action and increased...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released on Wednesday at the UN Environment Assembly, curr...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Trump administration asks for $23M to train Border Patrol agents to decide credible fear claims The Trump administration is requesting $23 million for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to train U.S. Border Patrol agents on how to carry out credible fear screenings of migrants on the southern border, according to a House aide....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Oregon senator asks Justin Trudeau for help regarding Enes Kanter's possible travel across border ahead of NBA finals Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., reached out to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Truedau on Tuesday asking the leader to ensure Portland Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter can travel to Canada safely should the team face the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals....
23:00, 05/15/2019

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is that its 256GB SSD is not enough to store all my pr...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time dreaming up....
05:52, 05/10/2019

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
15:26, 05/02/2019

No Jeff, We Don't Need to Go to Space to Save Humanity I love space. I am very excited for humans to explore space more, and I’m even okay with us going back to the Moon for starters. Space is a vast frontier of scientific discoveries waiting to be made; a chance for us to probe the mysteries of the univ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-like grippers...
19:00, 04/28/2019

CHEAP: Daaaamn, the KEF SPACE ONE headphones have $250 (!!!) off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love headphones. Not only do I not go anywhere without a pair, but they just bring me endless joy. Listening to great sounding music is brilliant – and I’m sure...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Selfish motives must not imperil the new space age As Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump rush to return people to space, we need to make sure nationalism and rivalries don’t mortgage the solar system’s future...
12:13, 05/20/2019

Okadoc wants to disrupt the healthcare space Finding the right doctor can take some time if you are not familiar with the medical care available in the area. It could also be challenging to get an appointment with a doctor in the UAE despite the country offering hi-tech healthcare industry and ...
11:39, 05/07/2019

Man Pledges to Send Dead Cat Into Space, Whether You Help Him or Not An Oregon cat lover has vowed to memorialize his late feline friend Pikachu by sending the dead cat’s cremated remains into space so it can orbit the planet and eventually fall back toward earth, disintegrating into the ether in a blaze. Ashes to ash...
15:26, 04/28/2019

How to Quickly Free Up Space on Your Windows PC Windows: The concept of “spring cleaning” fills me with dread. Organizing your archives of stuff—physical or digital—is a lot easier to do as a year-round activity, rather than on one terrible day (or days) when it’s pretty outside and you’d rather b...
00:26, 05/08/2019

10 million Yemenis ‘one step away from famine’, UN food relief agency calls for ‘unhindered access’ to frontline regions With Yemen now in its fifth year of conflict between pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is calling for “unhindered access” to the most desperate areas in the frontline regions “to prevent the food security situ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
16:26, 05/07/2019

First Mother To Go To Space Was Pregnant When NASA's Offer Came The moment Anna Lee Fisher had been waiting for came on a hot summer afternoon in 1983. Five years had passed since Fisher and five other women were chosen to become America's first female astronauts.......
05:13, 05/12/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
23:39, 05/15/2019

Six suborbital research payloads from MIT fly to space and back Blast off! MIT made its latest foray into research in space on May 2 via six payloads from the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, tucked into Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable space vehicle that took off from a launchpad in West Texas. It wa...
23:26, 05/03/2019

How Donald Trump ruined a space art project The Orbital Reflector should have been a celestial triumph. Until the US president and his government shutdown became involvedName: The Orbital Reflector.Age: Dead on arrival. Continue reading......
05:13, 05/08/2019

Weatherwatch: giant whirlpool monitored from space The Great Whirl, off the coast of Somalia, is believed to influence the Indian monsoon. Piracy in the area makes it difficult for scientists to studyEvery spring a giant whirlpool – the size of Colorado – forms off the coast of East Africa. The “Grea...
10:39, 05/11/2019

There's An Actual Satellite In Space Called "XCOM" Hello, Commander. We have received reports that the US Naval Research Laboratory has launched two new satellites into orbit around the Earth. One of them is called: XCOM....
04:52, 05/09/2019

Can Jeff Bezos Make Money in Space? The Amazon founder’s Blue Origin has expanded dramatically in the past three years as it looks to be a player in the lucrative market for government and commercial business....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Inside the new space race: Who’ll be the first back to the moon? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
14:13, 05/15/2019

The next ‘gold rush’ will happen in space, but should we try to prevent it? Earth is a pretty big place, but it has a finite amount of resources. Mining companies that seek to exploit untouched parts of our planet are quickly running out of places to dig, and scientists belive it won’t be long before both private corpo...
07:13, 05/14/2019

The Ballpark Is The Great American Public Space Is a ballpark a place to watch baseball, a theme park, a microcosm of its city, or something else entirely? It’s an open question that stretches back to the late 19th century, when enclosed ballparks, flanked by cheaply constructed wooden bleachers, ...
21:13, 05/14/2019

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
17:00, 04/28/2019

What happened when one twin went to space and the other stayed home? Astronaut twin brothers Scott and Mark Kelly took part in a unique space travel experiment and it turns out that space changes your urine but not your faeces...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Kentucky Hemp Seeds to be Studied in Space CLARK COUNTY, KY (Lex 18) – Some are calling it the future of Kentucky agriculture, and now it’s no question hemp is firmly planted in the space age. Kentucky hemp seeds arrived at the International Space Station Monday. The seeds were on...
10:13, 05/07/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Space mice — NASA's rodent astronauts NASA has sent mice to the ISS to learn more about the effects of microgravity and how humans would fare on long space trips like voyages to Mars. This most recent experiment is far from the first rodent space mission....
16:26, 05/01/2019

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Your garden or balcony space could win you £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished garden makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
00:52, 05/14/2019

US and Luxembourg sign 'space commerce' pact The current US government relishes the thought of bringing business to space, and it's now eager to make deals with countries that share the same dreams. The US has signed a memorandum of understanding with Luxembourg in a bid to cooperate furt...
02:13, 05/11/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his claim to have just limited knowledge of an ultimately aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Mos...
23:13, 05/08/2019