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‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting

A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect int...

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting

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Chicago moms who worked to stop gun violence killed in drive-by shooting Two mothers who fought to curb gun violence in their South Side Chicago neighborhood were killed in a drive-by shooting, on the same street corner where they regularly sat to help kids in need. Chantell Grant, 26, and Andrea Stoudemire, 35, were gunn...
04:39, 07/31/2019

What We Know About the Shooting at U.N.C. Charlotte The police have a suspect in custody in the attack, which erupted in a classroom on the last day of classes and left two students dead and four injured....
21:39, 05/01/2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte leaves at least 2 dead, 4 injured The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown after a shooting that left at least two dead.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte campus leaves two dead A shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday left two people dead and four people injured, emergency officials said....
05:26, 05/01/2019

The UNC Charlotte Shooting Didn't Even Register a Blip in D.C. On April 30, a campus shooter killed two UNC-Charlotte students, Riley Howell and Ellis Parlier. In the two weeks since, hardly anyone on Capitol Hill has so much as uttered their names....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Man fatally shot across the street from UNC Charlotte day after campus shooting A man reportedly died Wednesday evening after a shooting at an apartment complex across the street from the University of North Carolina - Charlotte, just one day after two students were killed in a shooting on the campus....
08:13, 05/02/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting Shots fired on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus led to a lockdown: The latest on the active shooter suspect, fatalities, injuries.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting Shots fired on the University of North Carolina Charlotte campus led to a lockdown: The latest on the active shooter suspect, fatalities, injuries.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Tim Tebow meets with UNC-Charlotte shooting survivor before game Before Wednesday's minor-league game, Tebow took the time to meet with Drew Pescaro, a survivor of the UNC-Charlotte shooting.       ...
11:13, 06/20/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Former student formally charged with murder An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
15:13, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting victims identified, as suspect seen smirking while in custody The two people killed and four that were injured when a college student with a pistol opened fire at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte on Tuesday were all students, according to the university's chancellor....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting leaves 2 dead, multiple others injured: officials At least two people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said....
05:13, 05/01/2019

At least 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte A shooter killed two people and injured four others at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte on Tuesday night, causing a campus lockdown.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte victim receives her degree at commencement 11 days after shooting The university conferred honorary degrees on two students killed in the April 30 shooting on campus.        ...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Former UNC Charlotte student formally charged with murder after shooting; victims identified An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Student sportswriter and football video assistant among injured in UNC Charlotte shooting Drew Pescaro, a student sportswriter at UNC Charlotte, was among those injured. He is in stable condition after surgery, the school's newspaper said.        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

Trystan Terrell, a former history major, is suspect in deadly UNC Charlotte shooting Trystan Terrell is facing pending charges after a shooting Tuesday left two people dead at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.        ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte shooting: Grieving students hear words of encouragement and hope at vigil Student body President Chandler Crean told the crowd that '"no one is going through this alone," and he urged students to lift each other up.        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Petition calls for UNC Charlotte shooting hero to receive burial with full military honors A new petition calls for the White House to honor one of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting victims with a burial with full military honors to salute his heroic actions during the deadly rampage....
19:52, 05/03/2019

Family of UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell 'beyond proud' of heroic actions attacking gunman The mother of the North Carolina college student who was shot dead while confronting a gunman in his classroom said Thursday she was "beyond proud" of her son's actions during the rampage on the campus that left another student dead and 4 others inju...
19:39, 05/02/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
02:13, 05/22/2019

'It was a lot of shots': 911 calls from UNC Charlotte shooting describe campus in chaos One of the callers told a 911 operator she had escaped from the class where the shooting unfolded. “He was still shooting when we left.”        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

Family 'beyond proud' of Riley Howell, student hero killed in UNC Charlotte shooting The mother of University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell said his family is "beyond proud" of his actions during a gunman's rampage.        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Charlotte shooting witness: 'Just loud bangs' A shooting on a Charlotte, North Carolina university campus left two people dead and four wounded Tuesday, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in the state's largest city. Police identified the suspect as 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell. (...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame 'safe' after UNC Charlotte shooting, cancels campus concert Waka Flocka Flame has marked himself safe after Tuesday's shooting at UNC Charlotte, where the rapper was scheduled to perform Tuesday night.        ...
06:39, 05/01/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
20:13, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Lam defends police, says violence must stop Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has defended law enforcement actions after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality...
05:26, 08/13/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
18:13, 07/31/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever did this to yo...
19:39, 08/23/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to...
10:26, 06/03/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
09:00, 06/05/2019

UNC Charlotte's 'worst day': Former student kills 2, injures 4 in shooting at North Carolina university Police on Tuesday night identified the shooter as Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, who, according to school records, was last enrolled in fall 2018.        ...
06:13, 05/01/2019

'Let's tell Riley we love him': Hundreds gather to honor UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell has been called a hero for his efforts to stop the suspected gunman. Ellis Parlier also was killed; four others injured in shooting.        ...
03:52, 05/06/2019

Cops tried to provoke violence with profanity-laced traffic stop, lawsuit says Two Atlantic City Police officers with disciplinary histories are being sued by men who claim their civil rights were violated during a traffic stop.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Shooting Survivor To Focus On Reducing Gun Violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Crowd at Dayton shooting vigil drowns out Ohio governor: ‘Do something!’ A candlelight vigil for victims of the Dayton shooting rampage turned into an impassioned call for action as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s comments were drowned out by a crowd of mourners chanting, “Do something!” On Sunday night, hundreds poured into Dayt...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Toddler hit in Texas shooting still wants to 'run around and play,' mother tells governor A 17-month old toddler shot during a deadly gun rampage in West Texas suffered serious injuries to her mouth, lips and tongue, but still wants to "run around and play," the girl's mother told Texas Governor Greg Abbott in a text message on Sunday....
18:52, 09/02/2019

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:13, 06/04/2019

US knew Indonesia intended to stop East Timorese independence 'through terror and violence' Documents reveal ‘muted’ attempts to convince Indonesian officials to allow free vote to proceedThe US government knew for months that Indonesia’s military was supporting and arming militias in East Timor in the lead-up to the 1999 independence refer...
04:00, 08/29/2019

Walmart removes images of violence in stores after shooting FILE = In this Dec. 15, 2010 file photo, a view of the entertainment section of a Wal-Mart store is seen in Alexandria, Va. Walmart is taking down all signs and displays from its stores that depict violence, following a mass shooting at its El Paso, ...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Tackling gun violence in Arizona since 2011 Tucson shooting PHOENIX- On January 8, 2011, Tucson experienced a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire at a U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Congress On Your Corner event, killing six people and injuring others. Following the shooting, the Arizona Criminal J...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community targeted in the attack....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
00:26, 07/28/2019

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
23:52, 07/31/2019

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact ...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
18:39, 06/21/2019

Virginia Beach shooting: Booker and Warren seek focus on all gun violence Democratic candidates make case for gun control reform in terms of reducing overall death tollAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on Friday, some contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sought to pr...
06:00, 06/03/2019

El Paso shooting comes amid global rise in white nationalist violence More than 175 people have been killed in at least 16 high-profile attacks linked to white nationalism around the world since 2011Reports that the suspected gunman at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, saw his mass shooting as “a response to the Hispanic in...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more resources for mental health care following the shoo...
04:13, 08/07/2019

Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Security Council Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain sight, day in and day out”, the UN humanitarian chief told the Security Council on Thursday....
23:13, 08/29/2019

Tucson Police release report on deadly shooting stemming from domestic violence TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has released 39 pages explaining details of a deadly shooting that occurred on the eastside in June. It stemmed from a domestic violence incident between a Tucson couple, Anthony Garrett and his girlfriend. The...
19:52, 07/31/2019

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine releases plan to reduce gun violence after Dayton shooting Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals to reduce gun violence on Tuesday, in the wake of the shooting in Dayton that left nine people dead....
09:26, 08/07/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for...
23:39, 06/04/2019

Hero cops stop teen from shooting himself at last possible moment When the officers turned the corner in the stairwell on the third floor, the 19-year-old was sitting on the stairs with a shotgun barrel to his chin and his finger on the trigger....
03:13, 06/19/2019

Family of girl injured in Poway synagogue shooting: We fled violence in Israel. We thought it was safe here Eden Dahan — mother of Chabad of Poway shooting victim Noya Dahan — says her family left Israel's violence seeking a better life in America.        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Texas officer fired after shooting black man in traffic stop A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Florida wants people to stop shooting green iguanas on sight Wildlife officials in Florida are scaling back guidance on how to deal with green iguanas, urging homeowners to put down their guns in the fight against the nonnative reptile. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioner Rodney Barreto said in...
23:39, 07/26/2019

Texas officer fired after fatally shooting black man during traffic stop ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas police officer has been fired after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man during a traffic stop last year. In a statement Friday, Arlington police announced Officer Bau Tran ...
10:39, 05/18/2019

God won’t stop mass shooting so bring guns to synagogue, rabbi urges A Massachusetts rabbi is urging his congregation to bring their guns to Shabbat — claiming their thoughts and prayers are not enough to save them during a mass shooting. “We can’t think, ‘I’m just praying, and God will s...
05:52, 06/25/2019

'If Israeli soldiers start shooting, we won't stop the interview': Palestinian hip-hop crew BLTNM Palestine’s rich hip-hop heritage is born out of the tension in the region, but BLTNM don’t just want to make music inspired by conflict – they want to have fun tooBefore I meet Palestinian hip-hop’s new wave, I hear them everywhere. Al Nather’s slee...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a city municipal building, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the Virginia Assembly to address gun control....
19:52, 06/04/2019

'Do something': Crowd shouts at Ohio governor after Dayton shooting As Ohio Governor Mike DeWine spoke at a community gathering after the Dayton shooting, the crowd erupted in chants of "Do something."        ...
13:00, 08/05/2019

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
07:39, 06/05/2019

The teen who sacrificed his life to help stop the Colorado school shooting is honored by hundreds of Jeeps CNN – When a memorial service was held today at a Colorado church for Kendrick Castillo, the streets around the church were filled with Jeeps. Castillo, the teen who was killed while trying to stop a gunman during the shooting at STEM School H...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Border Patrol agent wounded, suspect killed in Texas traffic stop shooting A Border Patrol agent was shot and injured Friday night while conducting a traffic stop near the Texas-Mexico border and another agent shot and killed the gunman, authorities said Saturday....
12:26, 09/15/2019

Young Marine hopeful helped stop Colorado school shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured The U.S. Marine Corps says a student who helped subdue one of the Colorado school shooters is Brendan Bialy, a member of the Marines’ Delayed Entry Program....
02:00, 05/09/2019

'This Anglo man came here to kill Hispanics': After El Paso shooting, will race motivate more violence? The recent shootings in Texas and Ohio come at a time when the nation grapples with the idea of white nationalism and rising political tensions.        ...
11:00, 08/07/2019

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting The driver shot and killed the passenger after a dispute stemming from vomit and a potential clean-up fee.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Texas attack: Donald Trump says he will work with Congress to 'stop the menace of mass attacks' after latest shooting US President Donald Trump said his administration is committed to working with Congress to "stop the menace of mass attacks" following the latest mass shooting in the US....
21:39, 09/01/2019

Florida school shooting: 'Coward' sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson is charged for failing to stop Parkland massacre An armed officer accused of being a coward for failing to tackle a gunman who killed 17 people in a Florida school has been charged with failing to help the students he was there to protect....
15:52, 06/05/2019

Charlotte, N.C, on $50K a Year How far does a $50K salary go when you’re starting out? It depends on where you live. Meet Patrick Komorous, a utility-sales representative in Charlotte....
17:13, 09/12/2019

Charlotte on $50K a Year How far does a $50K salary go when you’re starting out? It depends on where you live. Meet Patrick Komorous, a utility-sales representative in Charlotte....
00:52, 09/13/2019

Walmart to stop selling certain ammunition, asking customers to stop open carry in stores The move comes after "multiple cases'' where people entered various Walmarts with visible weapons, upsetting customers and employees.       ...
03:13, 09/04/2019

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspirac...
00:52, 08/14/2019

"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism....
07:26, 05/09/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
21:39, 05/22/2019

Charlotte couple clones cat after it passed away A couple in Charlotte, North Carolina has successfully cloned their 19-year-old cat, named Cinnabun, after it recently passed away. Ashley and Brian Bullerdick found a Texas-based company known for cloning dogs, cats and horses. They bought a kit for...
09:52, 07/02/2019

Student sportswriter among wounded in Charlotte Drew Pescaro, a sportswriter for the student newspaper and a video assistant for the UNC Charlotte football team, was one of four wounded by a gunman on campus Tuesday. Two others were killed....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Princess Charlotte is a big fan of unicorns, just like your kids Lots of kids love unicorns and Princess Charlotte is no exception! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm shares the sweet story.        ...
05:52, 09/11/2019

See new pictures of Princess Charlotte celebrating her 4th birthday Will and Kate's only daughter, Princess Charlotte, turns 4 on May 2, and her parents released new pictures of the little charmer to mark the occasion.        ...
07:39, 05/02/2019

ACC baseball tourney slated for Charlotte in 2020 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s 2020 baseball tournament will be held in Charlotte. The league said in a news release Thursday that the selection culminated a yearlong process involving the conference’s baseball com...
02:13, 05/31/2019

What will Princess Charlotte be called when she's at school? 'For the most part, members of the Royal Family who are entitled to the style and dignity of HRH Prince or Princess do not need a surname' the royal website states, so what happens when a Prince or Princess attends school?...
12:39, 09/05/2019

UNC Charlotte hero to be buried with military honors The 21-year-old University of North Carolina Charlotte student who died trying to stop a gunman on campus this week will be buried with full military honors, a funeral home in his hometown told local media outlets....
17:13, 05/04/2019

Anticipation for Charlotte grows after Kansas delivers Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway has garnered rave reviews for its parity and competitiveness. Fords, Chevrolets and Toyotas all led laps and played into the final outcome....
05:26, 05/14/2019

Princess Charlotte Is the Most Confident Student on Her First Day of School Princess Charlotte has officially kicked off her first day of school and nothing has ever been so royally adorable. On Thursday morning, the 4-year-old arrived at Thomas's Battersea......
15:52, 09/05/2019

White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have brought up catching prospect Zack Collins from Triple-A Charlotte and placed Welington Castillo on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique. The White Sox also reinstated Jace Fry from the IL befo...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Britain's Princess Charlotte, 4, starts school Princess Charlotte, daughter of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, started school on Thursday, joining her elder brother Prince George at Thomas's Battersea in southwest London....
22:13, 09/05/2019

'Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress' Review: A Minimalist Goes Outside the Box Humble materials and a fiercely democratic mindset are at the heart of this retrospective of the underknown Charlotte Posenenske, who gave up making art in her mid-30s....
09:39, 05/07/2019

UNC Charlotte shooter was disarmed by retired NYPD detective The man who disarmed the gunman who killed two people and injured four others at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte this week is a former member of the NYPD’s elite Emergency Service Unit, who said the specialized team “prepared&#...
04:39, 05/03/2019

UK's Princess Charlotte celebrates fourth birthday with new photos Britain's Princess Charlotte celebrates her fourth birthday on Thursday and her parents released three new pictures of the smiling young royal to mark the occasion....
01:00, 05/02/2019

How Princess Charlotte Is Secretly Winning Everyone Over as the Sassiest Little Royal For a while there, it seemed as though Prince George would have no competition in the cuteness department. With photos like these, how could anyone come close to matching the little towheaded......
14:13, 05/02/2019

Take a Look Back at Pretty Little Princess Charlotte's Most Adorable Photos Ever Everyone's favorite princess is a year older today, and where has the time gone? Princess Charlotte is now four years old and she's just as adorable now as she was when she was......
21:26, 05/02/2019

The new foundations by Pat McGrath and Charlotte Tilbury – reviewed | Sali Hughes The world’s two leading makeup artists launch foundations this week – our beauty expert puts them to the testIt’s as close as beauty will ever get to a Blur versus Oasis moment – only with better hair and added air-kissing. This week, the world’s two...
19:13, 08/24/2019

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

Revised NASCAR Charlotte Roval chicane now "30mph slower" The reprofiled backstretch chicane at the Charlotte Roval will be 30mph slower, but more challenging and better for racing - reckons the first NASCAR Cup driver to try the layout...
21:00, 09/05/2019

By George! Princess Charlotte to attend school with brother this fall The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother there to lean on.        ...
21:13, 05/24/2019

UNC Charlotte is latest in a string of North Carolina campus shootings Since 2014, there have been at least seven other shootings on or near North Carolina colleges and universities.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Kemba Walker says he's willing to take less than supermax contract to stay with Charlotte Hornets Kemba Walker is expected to be one of the most intriguing free-agent point guards to hit the market once the NBA free agency period opens later this month....
22:00, 06/14/2019

Lowe’s announces Charlotte, North Carolina global tech hub CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe’s has selected Charlotte, North Carolina, to house a 2,000-employee global tech hub. The city hopes the project will cement its reputation as a home for technological talent. Lowe’s and city officials announced...
13:52, 06/28/2019

How Charlotte Casiraghi Channeled Grandmother Grace Kelly at Her Wedding Grace Kelly's granddaughter is married! Charlotte Casiraghi wed film producer Dimitri Rassam over the weekend. The bride wore a strapless white Chanel dress for one of her......
19:39, 06/03/2019

Touching military service held for slain UNC Charlotte hero Hundreds of mourners gathered Sunday for a service with military honors that was held for slain UNC Charlotte student hero Riley Howell. Friends and relatives remembered the 21-year-old Howell as a generous and goofy “Star Wars”-loving fr...
04:00, 05/06/2019

NASCAR drivers to watch at Charlotte's Coca-Cola 600 For The Win's Michelle Martinelli thinks these drivers have the best chance of winning NASCAR's longest race, the Coca-Cola 600.        ...
15:52, 05/20/2019

Princess Charlotte Is Spitting Image Of Queen In New Pics, Says Twitter Twitter can't stop marvelling at the resemblance between Princess Charlotte and her great grandmother Queen Elizabeth in a set of new pictures released on the occasion of Charlotte's birthday....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating ...
02:26, 07/24/2019

Princess Charlotte attends first day of school with mom, dad and big brother Prince George Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, 4, joined big brother Prince George, 6, for her first day of kindergarten, accompanied by parents Will and Kate.        ...
02:26, 09/06/2019

UNC Charlotte gunman intentionally chose building for attack, police say An ex-student, Trystan Andrew Terrell, was formally charged with murder and attempted murder at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Why Princess Charlotte wore two dresses in her official birthday snaps PRINCESS Charlotte of Cambridge wore two frocks as she posed for birthday pics. Here's why Prince William and Kate Middleton's child usually wears dresses....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Gunman kills two, injures four at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A gunman reported to have been a student opened fire in a building at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, three of them critically, officials said....
12:52, 05/01/2019

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
17:26, 05/27/2019

Charlotte Casiraghi Marries Dimitri Rassam In Saint Laurent & Chanel The bride, who is the 11th in line to the Monegasque throne, said her vows in a short lace brocade Saint Laurent dress with long sleeves and three bows down the front...
17:13, 06/03/2019

Princess Charlotte to Join Big Brother Prince George at School This Fall Prince George will have a new--but familiar--classmate when he starts school this fall. Princess Charlotte will join her big brother at Thomas's Battersea in London this September.......
21:39, 05/24/2019

Prince George and Princess Charlotte Are the Sweetest Sailors at Royal Regatta Prince George and Princess Charlotte cheered on Prince William and Kate Middleton at The King's Cup yachting regatta on Thursday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge faced off against several......
00:52, 08/09/2019

UK's Princess Charlotte, four, to join brother George at south London school Britain's Princess Charlotte, fourth in line to the throne, will start at the same private London school as her brother George from September, Kensington Palace said on Friday....
22:26, 05/24/2019

WWE SummerSlam 2019 results: Charlotte Flair defeats Trish Stratus and more The WWE's 32nd annual SummerSlam showcased plenty of excitement to a sellout crowd in Toronto on Sunday and featured no shortage of trash talk.       ...
01:26, 08/13/2019

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “s...
08:13, 07/20/2019

Prince William apparently calls Princess Charlotte this 'sweet' nickname How sweet! Prince William appeared to call his middle child, Princess Charlotte, by an adoring nickname during the royal family’s recent visit to the Chelsea Flower Show in London. William and wife Kate Middleton took their three children to explore ...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Charlotte Tilbury, Britain's Favorite Lipstick Mogul, Is Invading Los Angeles Charlotte Tilbury is beloved in her native England for her madcap persona and famous friends—whom, like author J.K. Rowling (a “peachy nude-rose”), she names lipsticks after. For her next act: Los Angeles...
19:39, 06/21/2019

Riley Howell’s Parents Say He Was Shot 3 Times While Tackling the U.N.C. Charlotte Gunman The parents of the 21-year-old student, one of two killed in the shooting last week, said their son had died as he had lived: headlong and helpfully....
14:39, 05/07/2019

Ohio shooting: Police have identified 24-year-old man as suspect who killed 9 in Dayton shooting A 24-year-old man has been identified as the shooter who killed nine people, including his 22-year-old sister, Megan Betts, in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
13:00, 08/05/2019

Kensington Palace shares new Princess Charlotte photos in honor of her fourth birthday With Princess Charlotte’s 4th birthday fast approaching, her royal parents on Wednesday released a bunch of new photos of her in honor of the big day....
02:52, 05/02/2019

Police escort honors Riley Howell, hero killed in UNC Charlotte rampage The mother of University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell said his family is 'beyond proud' of his actions.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Princess Charlotte turns 4: See new photos and read Harry and Meghan's message to her Will and Kate's only daughter, Princess Charlotte, turns 4 on May 2, and her parents released new pictures of the little charmer to mark the occasion.        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Charlotte brewery’s stolen van recovered 42 minutes after offering free beer for its return CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — The Unknown Brewery may have just accidentally broken an unofficial world record for locating a stolen vehicle. The Charlotte-based brewing company posted a photo of their missing van to their Facebook page on Monday stating ...
21:39, 05/14/2019

How do you make your soul grow? Embrace your everyday creativity – no matter how aimless | Charlotte Church The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourselfLegend has it that the opulent, peculiar Dame Edith Sitwell, before commencing her day’s work, wo...
15:39, 07/08/2019

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd set to begin appeal against conviction over death of Charlotte Brown Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd will today launch an appeal against his conviction over the death of a women who died during their date on the River Thames....
04:52, 06/13/2019

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump generated controversy last week....
21:52, 07/23/2019

NASCAR All-Star Race 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather at Charlotte Motor Speedway All the information you need to get ready for Saturday night's Monster Energy Open and Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race.        ...
01:26, 05/19/2019

Prince William posts a Father's Day photo with Louis. But, oops, where are George and Charlotte? Some fans criticized Prince William for being too exclusive when it came to his Father's Day photo choices: Not all of his kids were pictured.        ...
03:39, 06/17/2019

Mother of the El Paso shooting suspect reportedly called police weeks before shooting concerned that her son owned an 'AK' type firearm Associated Press/John Locher The mother of the accused El Paso shooter called Texas police weeks before the shooting after she was worried that her son owned an "AK" type firearm, CNN reported. Despite having flagged the issue to authorities, police...
16:52, 08/08/2019

El Paso shooting: Father of teen killed in Parkland Florida shooting creates mural in Texan city where 20 died in massacre A father whose teenage son was killed in the Parkland school shooting in Florida has created a mural in El Paso, where 20 people were killed in a mass gun attack....
14:39, 08/05/2019

Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist exercises $13 million player option for next season: report While several big-name NBA players appear to be ready to opt out of their current contracts, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist reportedly exercised his player option for next season....
01:00, 06/20/2019

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with full military honors near his hometown of Waynesvil...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Prince George Looks So Grown-Up in Family Photo With Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Prince George turned 6 years old on Monday and received well-wishes from royal admirers near and far. One of these celebratory messages came from Domhnall--the mascot of the Irish Guards.......
21:26, 07/22/2019

'He didn’t look anywhere else:' UNC Charlotte shooter appears to have had specific targets The gunman who killed two students and wounded four at UNC Charlotte April 30 may have been targeting a group at a classroom table, witnesses said.        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Parents of Parkland shooting victim near El Paso during shooting: 'We have to open our hearts' Patricia Oliver said she and her husband were in Juárez visiting immigrant shelters Saturday when she heard about the El Paso mass shooting.        ...
09:26, 08/06/2019

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Are Clearly the Most Amusing Spectacle at the Trooping the Colour 2019 The children of the British royal family may have stolen the thunder from their great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, at her own parade. Happy Birthday to Her Majesty The Queen! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte...
02:52, 06/09/2019

Charlotte Church faces probe over claims she has opened an 'illegal' home school Charlotte Church is being investigated over claims she is illegally running a school at her home without planning permission, Welsh authorities have confirmed....
00:26, 09/13/2019

Until we call global warming a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call...
14:39, 07/31/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden for sale at Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
15:39, 08/22/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden of Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë for sale The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
09:26, 06/18/2019

'They're shooting right there': Eyewitness video shows Odessa, Midland, Texas shooting At least 5 people were killed and 21 injured when a traffic stop turned into a deadly shooting rampage near Odessa and Midland, Texas, police say.        ...
17:26, 09/01/2019

Jim Carrey skewers Donald Trump as 'Charlotte's Web'-style pig See Jim Carrey's latest controversial political drawing: a "Charlotte's Web" inspired rendering of Trump as a "disgusting pig."        ...
21:39, 08/20/2019

King's Cup regatta: George dons sailor's hat as he joins Charlotte to cheer on William and Kate at regatta George has donned an adorable sailor's hat as he joined Charlotte and Louis to watch his parents go head-to-head in the inaugural King's Cup regatta....
17:39, 08/08/2019

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call...
16:39, 07/31/2019

'I love you. Let's do this': Mike Pence's daughter Charlotte announces engagement Charlotte Pence, Vice President Mike Pence's daughter, took to social media over the weekend to announce her engagement.        ...
21:39, 07/22/2019

Joe Manchin skips run for governor Joe Manchin will not run for governor of West Virginia in 2020, the Democratic senator announced Tuesday. The decision is likely to be a relief to Democrats, who would struggle to hold on to the seat in the future, and keeps one of the few remainin...
19:39, 09/03/2019

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
13:52, 05/22/2019

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
17:39, 08/22/2019

Why Puerto Rico’s governor is resigning Here is a primer on the crisis that has forced Puerto Rico's governor to step down and threatened badly needed hurricane aid for the financially strapped island....
21:52, 07/25/2019

POLL: Do you think the governor should legalize nunchucks? Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. To read the full story, click here....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Is It Unconstitutional to Sleep in Your Home? For a Governor, Perhaps Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia has had many political disputes, but whether he is spending enough nights in the Governor’s Mansion may be the unlikeliest....
14:26, 08/24/2019

California governor wants to end tax on tampons, diapers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and use revenue from legal marijuana sales toward enhancing child care programs. Those items are part of a “parents’ agenda” Ne...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Bevin Vs. Beshear In The Battle For Governor (LEX 18)– The voters have chosen and after years of battling it out in the courtroom, Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will fight for your vote for Governor of Kentucky. Experts say things may get ugly. The night of the pri...
01:39, 05/23/2019

"No Knowledge Of Change In Constitutional Provisions": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today conveyed to a National Conference delegation that the state has no knowledge of any changes in the Constitutional provisions and assured that the......
12:39, 08/03/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
07:26, 05/16/2019

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
11:13, 08/08/2019

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his positio...
06:39, 08/03/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives to try to roll back the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1973 ruling establishing a wo...
02:39, 05/16/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
16:52, 08/08/2019

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar career that has prompted speculation Serdar is being groomed to succeed his father....
22:00, 06/17/2019

California governor wants to nix sales tax on tampons, diapers Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday — because they are medically necessary — as part of a proposal called a “parents’ agenda.” “The governor and I a...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
18:39, 05/15/2019

GM to discuss $1B plant expansion with Mo. governor, report says GM officials are meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the company's Wentzville factory that assembles large vans and midsize pickups, according to a local media report....
18:26, 05/02/2019

Montana governor in Democratic presidential race Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself as the field's only statewide elected official to win a state that President Donald Trump carried in 2016. (May 14) ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

California governor signs internet sales tax law California's Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers....
19:13, 04/28/2019

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to leave is now." (Sept. 3)        ...
00:26, 09/04/2019

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee...
23:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Oklahoma governor says more rain a concern OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says more rain in the forecast is a big concern with parts of the state already flooded following severe weather...
18:13, 05/22/2019

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last aborti...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Kentucky governor gets election-eve boost from Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary ele...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
22:00, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. For...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Arizona governor will decide whether to legalize nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona may lift the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. The House voted Thursday to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to own in most circumstances. GettyImages The weapons used in martial arts a...
04:13, 05/03/2019

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping....
07:00, 09/10/2019

Puerto Rico still unsure who’ll be governor within hours With less than four hours to go before Puerto Rico’s governor was expected to step down, his designated successor is trying to convince legislators to confirm him in a down-to-the-wire attempt to avoid political chaos and a potential constitutional c...
22:13, 08/02/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
04:39, 06/01/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games       ...
00:26, 07/05/2019

Puerto Rico Governor’s Replacement Doesn’t Want the Job (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — The woman who is supposed to replace Puerto Rico’s embattled governor announced Sunday that she doesn’t want the job as the U.S. territory reels from political crisis. Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez...
09:00, 07/29/2019

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
14:39, 08/01/2019

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
13:13, 07/09/2019

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Deal on NYC tenant protections will be signed, says governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says he will sign a deal that would strengthen rent stabilization rules covering more than 1 million tenants in and around New York City. The agreement would permanently extend the current rules governing...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Jay Inslee, Dropping Out of 2020 Race, Will Run for Governor Again He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pr...
07:52, 07/22/2019

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
00:13, 06/19/2019

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

The Latest: Governor says suspect known in officer death BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Biloxi police officer (all times local): 4 p.m. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says investigators believe they have identified the man accused of shooting and killing a Biloxi police officer. Bryant t...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
23:52, 07/03/2019

‘SOTC’: Governor Bevin Running For Re-Election (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is running for re-election. He stood on the steps of the Capitol four years a...
13:52, 05/19/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
03:13, 07/25/2019

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
22:39, 08/05/2019

Gun violence is down in the Bay Area – but not everywhere In the latest update on our Guns and Lies in America project, we look at some of the data that doesn’t fit with recent promising trends It’s been a little over a month since we published the first two stories in our Guns and Lies in America series, a...
23:39, 07/23/2019

MLS star on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not f...
18:52, 08/07/2019

US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico’s Nayarit state, judge MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statutes. The department alleged Friday that ex-Gov. Roberto Sandoval Castañeda engaged in corrupt acts su...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
06:52, 07/18/2019

Fed up Puerto Ricans protest, demanding governor resign A feeling of outrage is rippling across Puerto Rico as people say they’re fed up with neglect from Washington and the U.S. territory’s own government...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Manchin Won’t Run for West Virginia Governor; Will Stay in Senate The announcement by Joe Manchin III, a rare moderate Democrat in the Senate, brought relief to party leaders who feared losing his seat to Republicans if he stepped down....
03:39, 09/04/2019

"People Should Celebrate Eid Without Fear": J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Sringar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary tweeted to say "restrictions have been eased" as the centre slowly relaxes the security lockdown that blanketed Jammu and Kashmir after its decision to......
13:00, 08/10/2019

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor said. ...
19:52, 09/04/2019

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee surgery Thursday. Walz’s office says he will be under general anesthetic while doctors repair a to...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Puerto Rico governor's likely successor may not soothe protester's ire Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation Wednesday will draw cheers from protesters, politicians and financial stakeholders, but his tapped replacement - Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez Garced - has not elicited the same excitement. ...
07:52, 07/25/2019

An Anxious Puerto Rico Waits: Will the Governor Resign? Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló of Puerto Rico was widely expected to resign on Wednesday, after widespread protests and looming impeachment proceedings derailed his administration....
02:39, 07/25/2019

Rio governor: rising police killings ‘normal,’ will continue Amid a soaring number of police killings in Rio de Janeiro, the state’s tough-talking governor says it is “normal” for the rate to increase and it will likely keep going up during his administration...
05:00, 07/17/2019

Georgia's governor fills insurance post after indictment Georgia's governor has appointed an Atlanta-area police chief to head the state's insurance commission after the previous commissioner was indicted on federal charges....
04:13, 06/13/2019

Mississippi Voters to Decide Republican Nominee for Governor Tuesday’s primary runoff pits the state’s lieutenant governor against a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court who supports expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act....
21:39, 08/27/2019

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
21:52, 06/19/2019

Arizona governor signs bill legalizing nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is lifting the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to own in most circumstances. The weapons used in mart...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
07:52, 07/18/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020. The announcement Thursday would make Texas t...
23:52, 05/23/2019

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate shouldn’t be released. She’s spent near...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Governor signs 'heartbeat bill': Georgia will 'not back down' Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, approved a piece of legislation Tuesday that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected — usually around the sixth week of pregnancy....
03:39, 05/08/2019

New Puerto Rico governor finally overcoming challenges Puerto Rico’s new governor appears to be finally overcoming challenges to her authority following weeks of political turmoil on the U.S. territory, with key members of the majority New Progressive Party expressing support...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Madhya Pradesh Government In Minority, Says BJP In Letter To Governor The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has written to Governor Anandiben Patel, claiming that the Congress government is in minority and asking for a special session....
10:52, 05/20/2019

Kentucky governor faces voters after tumultuous term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has lashed out at protesting teachers and ridiculed judges during a tumultuous term steering Kentucky on a conservative course. Now the pugnacious governor faces the first test of his reelection campa...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama’s Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Her Youth—Because of Course She Did Months after saying she didn’t know nothing about her sorority’s college yearbook page showing women in blackface, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology about having worn blackface herself in a separate incident as an undergraduate at A...
16:52, 08/30/2019

Acharya Devvrat Takes Oath As New Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat was on Monday sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat.Mr Devvrat, 60, was administered the oath of office by Gujarat High Court's acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave at a function held......
12:39, 07/22/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
20:39, 05/20/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in Her Youth — Because of Course She Did Months after saying she didn’t know nothing about her sorority’s college yearbook page showing women in blackface, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology about having worn blackface herself in a separate incident as an undergraduate at A...
08:52, 08/30/2019

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
23:26, 07/22/2019

Florida Governor: Trump won’t allow flying migrants to state MIAMI (AP) — The office of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says President Donald Trump told him he didn’t approve and wouldn’t authorize to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to South Florida on a weekly basis. DeSantis’ s...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies Tuesday to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed by federal prosecutors ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
02:52, 07/13/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House...
00:52, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Georgia governor signs restrictive abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Tha...
22:13, 05/07/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Democratic Candidate For Governor Adam Edelen (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Former State Auditor Adam Edelen said he wants to move Kentucky forward. “We’ve got to build b...
18:26, 05/19/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Democratic Candidate For Governor Rock Adkins (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Representative Rock Adkins is the House Minority Leader. He is a former Morehead State University point gu...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
10:26, 07/13/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
13:26, 07/13/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:26, 06/14/2019

California governor proposes safety steps for utilities SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to throw a financial lifeline to California’s biggest electric companies dealing with the results of disastrous wildfires — but only if the companies agree to concessions such as tying ex...
20:26, 06/21/2019

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
01:13, 07/22/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
01:13, 05/16/2019

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
07:00, 08/20/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
04:13, 05/09/2019

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health prog...
19:13, 08/20/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:26, 06/22/2019

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
13:26, 07/10/2019

Why You Need to Know About Puerto Rico's Protests and Governor Ricardo Rosselló In Puerto Rico, protests have taken over the country, calling for the resignation of the nation’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló—who is now expected to resign today. After a leak of messages between the governor and his inner circle, Rosselló is being h...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Katrina, dies at 76 Blanco was the first elected female governor in Louisiana's history. She died Sunday after a long battle with cancer.        ...
02:01, 08/19/2019

| Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital in the largest demonstration yet seeking the resignation of the US territory's embattled governor....
04:39, 07/24/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Georgia governor to sign 'heartbeat bill' on Tuesday Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is keeping his campaign promise to sign the "heartbeat" abortion bill in the face of Hollywood actors threatening a statewide boycott....
19:13, 05/06/2019

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
00:39, 07/11/2019

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
00:13, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Trump tweets support for Kentucky governor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged Kentuc...
19:26, 05/21/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
02:52, 07/22/2019

Louisiana's first woman governor dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
04:00, 08/19/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Republican Gov. Mike Parson is calling for a vote on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnan...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Tate Reeves wins GOP's Mississippi runoff for governor Three weeks after being forced into a runoff election, Mississippi Republicans chose Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to be their nominee in the upcoming gubernatorial race....
10:26, 08/28/2019

Formner Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal Dies At 88 Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal died on Wednesday after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi, an official statement said. He was 88....
06:39, 07/04/2019

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has signed a law setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults. Her office said Thursday that the law will take effect in mid-September. Maine voters approved of ...
01:13, 06/28/2019

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastr...
22:52, 07/06/2019

California governor won't free Manson follower Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult....
02:39, 06/04/2019

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests that led to the ouster of the former governor. Ricardo Rossello....
14:00, 08/08/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor is challenged in court: newspaper The legitimacy of Puerto Rico's newly-installed governor has been challenged in court, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, adding further drama to who will lead the U.S. territory after weeks of protests....
12:39, 08/05/2019

California governor launches task force on homelessness SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The Democratic governor made the announcement Tuesday in Oakland, where county officials reported last week t...
21:13, 05/21/2019

The Woman Next in Line To Be Puerto Rico's Governor Doesn't Want The Job Either Following the resignation Ricardo Rosselló after island-wide protests, the question of who will lead Puerto Rico remains unanswered. Normally, the secretary of state would succeed the governor, but Luis G. Rivera Marín resigned hours after the homoph...
12:39, 07/29/2019

California Is a Governor's Signature Away From Decriminalizing Black Hair On Thursday, California lawmakers passed a bill protecting black folks from hair discrimination, an important step in decriminalizing blackness....
17:39, 06/28/2019

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
09:52, 07/07/2019

Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Candidate Recovering From Wreck LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Kentucky lieutenant governor says she hopes to be back on the campaign trail later this week after recovering from a car wreck. Stephanie Horne told the Courier Journal she “was in a pretty big ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Wisconsin governor to meet with Foxconn head MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Foxconn Technology Group and its Wisconsin project (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is planning to meet with the head of Foxconn Technology Group for the first time, after saying the Taiwanese...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Bhagat Singh Koshyari Sworn In As Maharashtra Governor New Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, a former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, took oath in Marathi at his swearing-in ceremony in Mumbai on Thursday....
02:26, 09/06/2019

Lawsuits seek to oust Puerto Rico's new governor Puerto Rican officials filed two separate lawsuits on Monday asking the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court to remove newly installed Governor Pedro Pierluisi from office on constitutional grounds, raising the prospect of more political instabili...
20:39, 08/05/2019

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
06:26, 08/08/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
04:13, 04/30/2019

Next-in-line to be governor of Puerto Rico says she has 'no interest' in the position The politician next in line to assume the post of Puerto Rico governor -- after Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation last week -- revealed Sunday she has “no interest” in the position....
05:26, 07/29/2019

Woman set to replace Puerto Rico’s governor turns down job The woman who is next in line to replace embattled Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo ​​​​Rosselló​ next week now says she doesn’t want the job, as the US territory is embroiled in crisis. ​”​I have no interest in occupying the position of Governo...
06:39, 07/29/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger ...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt government....
10:13, 08/07/2019

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

The Latest: Missouri governor addresses abortion license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is doubling down on the state’s threat not to renew the license of the only abortion cl...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Woman set to replace Puerto Rican governor refuses the job The woman who was next in line to become Puerto Rico’s governor after the current governor resigned amid massive protests said Sunday that she does not want the position. Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez said she does not want to assume the role...
13:52, 07/29/2019

Puerto Ricans anxious for new leader after governor’s resignation The unprecedented resignation of Puerto Rico’s governor after days of massive island-wide protests has thrown the U.S. territory into a full-blown political crisis....
00:13, 07/30/2019

Former Idaho Governor Questions Cobalt Mine Acquisition An Australian company’s acquisition of an Idaho cobalt mine is being challenged by the state’s former governor, who wants the U.S. government to scrutinize the deal for possible hidden Chinese links....
15:39, 07/26/2019

Setback For Kiran Bedi, Court Says Lt. Governor Can't Act Independently In a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi. the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has cancelled two clarification orders by the centre in 2017 on the powers of the Lieutenant......
10:13, 04/30/2019

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leaving without making any public comment....
05:13, 08/08/2019

Voters say Cuomo has made New York better as governor: poll ALBANY— Life in the Empire State is better now than when Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office, but his favorability rating is slipping, a new poll shows. Voters surveyed in a new Siena poll released Tuesday said the third-term Democrat has improved the stat...
17:00, 08/06/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor says she intends to remain in office The revolving door at the governor's office in Puerto Rico may finally stop with Wanda Vazquez, the newly sworn-in chief executive of the bankrupt U.S. territory, who said on Thursday she has no plans to resign....
00:52, 08/09/2019

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests....
09:52, 08/03/2019

Former Idaho governor candidate under investigation in 1984 slaying Steve Pankey, a former candidate for Idaho governor, recently revealed he is under investigation in the 1984 slaying of a Colorado girl.        ...
03:13, 09/15/2019

Puerto Rico's leadership up in the air hours before governor to step down Hours before Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is due to resign on Friday after 12 days of street protests, the 3.2 million residents of the bankrupt U.S. territory remained unclear about who would succeed him....
15:52, 08/02/2019

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “just unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 2...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s c...
06:13, 07/01/2019

Puerto Rico governor's likely successor may not soothe protester ire Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation Wednesday will draw cheers from protesters, politicians and financial stakeholders, but his tapped replacement - Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez Garced - has not elicited the same excitement. ...
14:26, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico’s Governor Resigned. It’s Still Not Clear Who Will Replace Him Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as the governor of Puerto Rico and named a former congressman as his successor, but experts say that the Puerto Rican Supreme Court may ultimately weigh in on the succession. Rosselló is stepping down after...
02:39, 08/03/2019

"Glad RBI Governor Has Shakti In His Name": Anand Mahindra After Rate Cut The policy rate cut for a third time this year by the powerful Monetary Policy Committee under the leadership of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has won praise from industrialist Anand Mahindra - along......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Governor in Russia’s North Caucasus quits following protests MOSCOW (AP) — A governor in Russia’s North Caucasus responsible for an unpopular land swap deal has stepped down. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov said in a televised address on Monday that he was resigning as governor of Ingushetia. He did not mention the u...
19:39, 06/24/2019

After Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram", Meghalaya Governor's Reply Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday slammed Nobel laureate Amartya Sen over his remark that "Jai Shri Ram" sloganis used nowadays to beat up people across the country and it has no association......
07:26, 07/08/2019

Puerto Rico Governor Misread Anger Brewing Against Him Ricardo Rosselló had a close circle of associates who shared advice and friendship. But critics said the Puerto Rico governor became too isolated from others....
11:39, 07/25/2019

Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
07:39, 07/08/2019

J&K Governor Proposes Opening Kargil War Hotspots For Trekking Twenty years after Tiger Hills in Kargil became a household name in the entire nation, the hill might soon be opened for the general public as a tourist destination....
21:26, 08/01/2019

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Alejandro Bedoya on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not f...
23:26, 08/06/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
22:00, 08/09/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
17:13, 06/07/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Puerto Ricans gather for massive protest to expel governor SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory, with irate i...
18:00, 07/22/2019

Maryland's GOP governor calls Trump's Baltimore attacks 'outrageous' Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, on Monday condemned President Donald Trump's recent attacks on Baltimore, calling the commander-in-chief's insults "outrageous and inappropriate."...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Arkansas governor orders levee review after historic flood LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor has ordered a review of the state’s levees and is asking lawmakers to approve $10 million for immediate repairs after historic flooding along the Arkansas River. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday ...
22:13, 06/27/2019

J&K Governor Rejects Rumours Over Special Status, Says "No Order Valid" Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said people should not pay heed to rumours of any major decision on the special status of the state as "everything is normal"....
16:13, 07/30/2019

Alabama governor apologizes over blackface episode from student days Alabama Governor Kay Ivey acknowledged on Thursday she wore blackface during a college skit in the 1960s and she apologized for the episode, becoming the latest U.S. politician to be embarrassed by a racially-charged incident from decades ago....
09:39, 08/30/2019

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "politicians who have looted" the state...
12:39, 07/22/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies, the state’s anti-abortion Republican g...
21:52, 05/11/2019

Alabama Governor Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in College During a Skit (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is apologizing after a radio interview described her wearing blackface during a college skit in the 1960s. Ivey issued a statement Thursday saying that she does not remember the sketch or ever wearing ...
08:00, 08/30/2019

Biswa Bhusan Harichandan Appointed Governor Of Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for giving him "an......
11:52, 07/17/2019

Akhilesh Yadav Meets Governor, Alleges "Jungle Raj" Prevailing In UP Alleging that "jungle-raj" was prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav met Governor Ram Naik on Saturday over the poor law and order situation and asked him to "wake up"......
14:26, 06/15/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the......
08:39, 05/08/2019

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
18:39, 08/15/2019

J&K Governor's Twitter Account Hacked, Made To Follow Pak PM: Office The office of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday said that his official Twitter account was hacked and he was made to follow Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan....
03:39, 05/01/2019

California governor makes big change to giant water project SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is scrapping a $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels to deliver water to Southern California. Instead, he wants to build a single tunnel with a different design and a lower price. Newsom...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Sarah Sanders speculation shakes up Arkansas governor’s race LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Speculation that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders could run for governor in her home state of Arkansas is shaking up a race three years away that was already expected to attract a crowd of Republican candidates. Pres...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court rules new governor must step down The Puerto Rico Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that last week's swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as governor was unconstitutional and that he must leave office later in the day, paving the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez to succeed him....
22:26, 08/07/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
02:52, 07/13/2019

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to Monday....
23:52, 08/01/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just weeks of pregnancy -- as his party faced questions over whether it should be more inclusive of pro-l...
05:39, 05/18/2019

New Mexico governor slaps EPA for staying out of court fight with Air Force Democratic New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham accused the Environmental Protection Agency of violating federal law by refusing to aid the state in a lawsuit with the Air Force....
08:13, 08/07/2019

Florida governor says Russians accessed voter databases in 2016 Hackers from Russia gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties before the 2016 presidential election, Gov. Ron DeSantis said. While the hackers didn't compromise election results or manipulate any data, the fact that they gained ac...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Kris Kobach Reportedly Sent Names of Nearly 300 of Residents to ICE While Running for Governor We already knew Kansas Senate candidate Kris Kobach was a racist, voter-suppressing monster, but he’s ratcheted it up even further, according to a Sunday report from the Kansas City Star....
20:52, 09/16/2019

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to succeed the governor of the U.S. territory this week....
01:00, 08/01/2019

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
09:13, 06/01/2019

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion ...
09:52, 06/07/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second mass demonstration against the embattled leader this week....
14:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Puerto Rico Protests: Live Updates on March Against Governor Tens of thousands of people have joined what is expected to be one of the largest protests the island has ever seen against Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló....
19:52, 07/22/2019

Dayton vigil attendees issue challenge to Ohio governor: 'Do something!' During a candlelight vigil Sunday night honoring the nine victims killed in a mass shooting in Dayton in the morning, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was challenged by protesters to “Do something!”...
19:26, 08/05/2019

Outgoing Puerto Rico governor nominates Pierluisi as successor Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will nominate the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress Pedro Pierluisi as his new secretary of state and next in line to succeed him when he steps down, he said on Wednesday....
17:52, 07/31/2019

Florida governor confirms 2 counties were hacked in 2016 election Two Florida counties were hacked by Russians during the 2016 elections, but the security breach was “nothing that affected the vote count,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a press conference on Tuesday.  ...
05:13, 05/15/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor sworn in, but Senate approval still needed The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short-lived because the U.S. territory's Senate still must a...
03:52, 08/03/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive chat messages, as the Caribbean island's trade unions staged another protest march in San Juan....
01:26, 07/20/2019

Florida Governor Says 'NDA' Prevents Him From Naming Counties Hacked by Russia Russian hackers breached the election systems of two Florida counties back in 2016, the state’s governor, Ron DeSantis, told reporters at a press conference Tuesday. As for which counties, he wouldn’t, or couldn’t, say.Read more......
00:26, 05/15/2019

Iowa executive was not sacked for loving Tupac Shakur, says governor Kim Reynolds says a ‘number of factors’ were behind the dismissal of state human services chief Jerry FoxhovenThe governor of Iowa has denied firing a senior executive because he sent emails to staff praising Tupac Shakur and exhorting them to listen...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Michigan governor criticizes GOP-backed auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it falls short and that her first priority is passing a budget that fixes the state’s roads. The Dem...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party calle...
19:52, 07/19/2019

NH governor rips Mass., says DMV 'deficiencies' led to horrific crash that killed 7 New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu slammed Massachusetts officials Friday, accusing them of being responsible for the shocking crash in his state that killed seven bikers....
14:13, 08/03/2019

Russian hackers breached two Florida counties in 2016, governor says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Russian hackers breached voter databases in two of the state's counties before the 2016 presidential election....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Washington Governor Inslee withdraws bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, who made the fight against climate change the focus of his White House campaign, said on Wednesday he was withdrawing from the race for the 2020 U.S. Democratic presidential nomination....
05:39, 08/22/2019

Governor's Word On J&K Not Final, Want To Hear From Centre: Omar Abdullah Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah met Governor Satya Pal Malik to discuss the tense situation in the state, following a week in which a travel advisory was issued to Amarnath Yatra......
12:39, 08/03/2019

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee ends long-shot bid for president Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night that he’s dropping out of the race. The Washington governor first shared the news on “The Rachel Maddow Show” telling the MSNBC host, “It’s become clear that I’m not gonna be carryi...
06:00, 08/22/2019

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

Adhir Chowdhury "Buried His Party In Grave": Governor On J&K Remark Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday criticised leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, saying he has "buried his party in the grave" by his remarks in parliament....
14:26, 08/26/2019

Mexico's central bank governor says economy growing below potential The head of Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday that consumption in Latin America's second-largest economy could pick up again even if recent data pointed to a slowdown....
18:52, 08/21/2019

Governor signs bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that creates more hurdles for citizens to change the Florida Constitution through petition drives. The bill signed into law Friday without comment requires paid petition gat...
02:00, 06/08/2019

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

Ex-governor David Paterson takes VP role at Sands casino ALBANY — Democratic former Gov. David Paterson on Monday was named vice president of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the casino company headed by Sheldon Adelson, a known supporter of and donor to President Trump. “I think I’m doing what more Americans need t...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns amid turmoil over his successor Ricardo Rosselló swears in Pedro Pierluisi but island faces continuing political upheavalThe governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, resigned on Friday and swore in a veteran politician as his replacementBut at his first news conference as governo...
03:52, 08/03/2019

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carme...
01:13, 07/19/2019

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dead at 76 Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, who led her state during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. ...
11:52, 08/19/2019

California governor signs law that would require Trump to release tax returns The measure requires presidential candidates to release the documents before being listed on the state’s ballotCalifornia’s governor has signed a law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns before they can be listed on the stat...
00:39, 07/31/2019

Puerto Rico governor taps former U.S. delegate as successor: report Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has named the island's former representative in the U.S. Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, as his new secretary of state, and next in line to succeed him when he steps down on Friday, El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported....
02:39, 07/31/2019

Four dead, 13 injured in Turkey's southeast after blast: governor office Four people were killed and 13 were badly wounded in southeast Turkey after improvised explosives placed on a road detonated as a vehicle carrying villagers was passing, the Diyarbakir governor's office said on Thursday....
21:26, 09/12/2019

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
09:39, 06/04/2019

Nigeria fuel truck fire kills at least 50: governor's spokesman At least 50 people were killed in Nigeria when fuel from a crashed truck that they were siphoning up caught fire, a spokesman for the governor in central Benue state said on Tuesday....
14:39, 07/02/2019

California governor signs law to force Trump into releasing tax returns California's Democratic governor signed a law on Tuesday requiring U.S. presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns before they can appear on the state's ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump....
09:00, 07/31/2019

Washington governor Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat who had built his campaign around tackling climate crisis says it was clear he would not winJay Inslee, the governor of Washington and a 2020 Democratic hopeful, has dropped out of the presidential race.Inslee, who launched his campaign in M...
09:13, 08/22/2019

Seven dead, 10 hurt in southeast Turkey blast: governor's office Seven people were killed and 10 were wounded in southeast Turkey when an improvised explosive placed on a road went off as a vehicle carrying villagers was passing, a governor's office in the region said....
08:52, 09/13/2019

Governor Doug Ducey passes adult changing table law SAHUARITA – A baby changing table inside a public restroom is common, but for adults, it is not. Three Southern Arizona moms from the advocacy group “Dignified Changes” have pushed to get changing tables for adults in Arizona public...
08:26, 05/09/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Friday the new access to th...
04:52, 06/08/2019

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil l...
23:39, 07/01/2019

Puerto Rico governor, protests, history of the black flag: Everything you need to know The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration.        ...
19:13, 07/25/2019

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake th...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
15:39, 08/08/2019

Governor's visit strikes anti-union tone in Chattanooga Workers at VW's only nonunionized plant, in Chattanooga, Tenn., jeered and applauded Tennessee's new governor in his recent visit to the shop. On April 9, workers filed a petition for what will be their third attempt to form a union....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
11:52, 05/25/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Puerto Rico governor to resign, protesters warn successor: 'You're next' Puerto Ricans danced among the brightly colored houses of San Juan on Thursday after Governor Ricardo Rosselló capitulated to 12 days of protests and resigned, but many in the crowd warned they would reject the person in line to succeed him....
22:13, 07/25/2019

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
08:39, 05/21/2019

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Alaska’s governor is trying to destroy its universities. The state may never recover | Cas Mudde Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m – a staggering 41% of its budgetWe rarely devote much attention to what happens in the largest state of the US. No, not Texas – Alaska, which is bigger, geographically, than the next t...
17:52, 07/06/2019

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered by the leak of offensive chat messages between him and advisers. A sea of people waving flags, chanti...
12:39, 07/23/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving offensive chat messages and government corruption that rocked the bankrupt island....
06:26, 07/25/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Police fire tear gas at protesters calling for PR governor to resign Police clad in riot gear fired tear-gas canisters at protesters who marched through the streets of Puerto Rico’s capitol city Monday night, demanding the island’s governor step down. Videos captured in San Juan show police firing the tear...
12:39, 07/23/2019

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — and now he’s trying to raise campaign money base...
13:52, 07/11/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. Speaker Greg Hertz wrote in a Facebook p...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Minnesota governor signs law making marital rape illegal Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday signed a law that repeals the state's marital rape exception, which protected rapists against prosecution if they lived and had an ongoing sexual relationship with the victim....
11:39, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rico's governor to quit after crude messages leak The governor of Puerto Rico has announced he will resign on 2 August after there were calls for him to quit over a leak of obscene and insulting messages between him and his advisers....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Top California scientist was on dive ship, presumed dead: governor A senior environmental scientist and her husband were on the dive boat that caught fire and sank off the coast, California's governor said on Thursday, and are presumed to be among the 34 people killed in one of the state's worst maritime disasters....
01:13, 09/06/2019

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
13:26, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
03:26, 06/22/2019

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
19:52, 07/07/2019

Belarus diplomat shot by neighbor in Ankara over personal row: governor A Belarusian diplomat was shot and wounded by his neighbor in the Turkish capital Ankara late on Wednesday, Ankara's governor said, adding that the shooter had later committed suicide....
22:52, 07/24/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony Tuesday morning in Chicago. His staff listed the ...
08:00, 06/25/2019

Wisconsin governor sued for barring conservative journalists from briefing A conservative think tank Wisconsin is suing the state’s governor, Tony Evers, amid allegations that his administration has denied journalists working for the group’s new service access to a budget press briefing and refused to add its reporters to t...
22:26, 08/08/2019

Puerto Rico governor to step down, but protesters vow to oppose successor People danced on the streets of San Juan's old city early on Thursday after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló bowed to protesters' demands and said he would quit over profane chat messages that sparked massive protests on the Caribbean island....
16:13, 07/25/2019

Mystery of racist photo in governor’s yearbook left unsolved NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s rocky progress to redemption didn’t get much of a boost Wednesday after a month’s long investigation failed to determine whether he appears in a racist yearbook picture that almost d...
07:39, 05/23/2019

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Embattled Puerto Rico governor may resign soon, media reports Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello may resign on Wednesday after 11 days of protests against his administration, local media reported, but some protesters warned his resignation would not end demonstrations....
17:13, 07/24/2019

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only governme...
04:52, 05/27/2019

Puerto Rico governor weighs future after protests -spokesman Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was weighing his political future on Wednesday after almost two weeks of protests demanding his resignation over the publication of offensive chat messages and a corruption scandal, his spokesman said....
17:13, 07/24/2019

| WATCH | Puerto Rico Governor to resign; celebrations erupt Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he would resign after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval. WATCH NOW....
20:00, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico legislature begins impeachment process against governor Puerto Rico's legislature began an impeachment process against Governor Ricardo Rosselló after an investigation into leaked chat messages found crimes may have been committed during the conversations, a senior legislator said on Wednesday....
01:13, 07/25/2019

Rio governor branded a show-off after tweeting video during police operation Bolsonaro ally Wilson Witzel was onboard police helicopter when he tweeted the videoRio de Janeiro’s new governor, Wilson Witzel, is facing criticism after tweeting a video from a helicopter while observing a police operation in which shots were repo...
00:26, 05/06/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns, protesters warn successor: 'We don't want you either' People danced in the streets of San Juan's old city on Thursday, after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló bowed to protesters' demands and said he would quit over profane chat messages and a corruption scandal that have sparked massive demonstrati...
20:26, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
07:39, 07/08/2019

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders, says governor is 'terrible' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of dollars of hurricane disaster relief aid as protests swelled across the island....
20:52, 07/22/2019