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House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders

The House voted Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders

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Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience s...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Giannis pledges to extend reign at Milwaukee fete Giannis Antetokounmpo took the stage, grabbed a microphone with the Bucks' moniker on it and asked the crowd for three favors: show up for every game ...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks extend gains, led by tech shares NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are extending gains to a second day Wednesday, led...
18:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. to extend nuclear reactor lifespans in bid to revive industry The United States plans to extend the lifespans of existing nuclear reactors and support new technologies as it seeks to revive an industry seen as cr...
17:48, 07/11/2019

Nationals to extend protective netting at All-Star break Washington Nationals to extend protective netting during All-Star break after recent injuries in baseball increased focus on fan safety   &...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Sharks extend offers to Meier, Labanc, Gambrell The San Jose Sharks have issued qualifying offers to restricted free agent forwards Timo Meier, Kevin Labanc and Dylan Gambrell    ...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Disney Looks to Extend Box-Office Reign With 'Lion King' Analysts and box-office tracking services expect the new “Lion King” to open with a domestic debut north of $170 million, among the best this year. Bu...
01:16, 07/15/2019

Gold Prices Extend Losses To Fourth Day In A Row: Five Things To Know Gold price today: In Delhi, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 150 each to Rs 32,470 and Rs 32,300 per 10 grams respectivel...
04:32, 05/04/2019

California becomes first state to extend healthcare to illegal immigrants Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget bill into law Tuesday that extends healthcare coverage to young illegal immigrants throu...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Oil prices extend gains, move further away from five-month lows Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpo...
04:48, 06/07/2019

Whitecaps extend Rapids’ winless streak to 10 games. COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Andy Rose scored in the 87th minute to help the Vancouver Whitecaps hold off winless Colorado 3-2 on Friday night, spoilin...
05:32, 05/04/2019

Astros rout Tigers 11-4, extend winning streak to 7 DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Woodland keen to extend American major dominance Americans have won nine of the last 10 major championships and U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland is keen to extend that domination at this week's British...
23:00, 07/16/2019

White Sox will extend protective netting to foul poles The Chicago White Sox will be extending the protective netting in the team's ballpark, a couple of weeks after a girl was struck by a foul ball during...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Brutal Barty hungry to extend dominant run at Wimbledon "Having dropped only two sets in her last 15 matches, Ash Barty\u0027s opponents are getting used to her exhibiting a streak of near fiendish brutalit...
00:16, 07/08/2019

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.  &#...
03:48, 06/21/2019

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the ...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Jet Airways Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Extend Losses To Fourth Day Jet Airways share price touched an intraday low of Rs 122.00 on the BSE, falling 20.42 per cent from the previous close. On the National Stock Exchang...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Stocks Extend Decline as Trade Tensions Escalate U.S. stocks fell, their latest volatile reaction to Washington doubling down on its threats to hike tariffs on Chinese goods and heightening trade ten...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Fold delay could extend through July? The strange case of Samsung's Galaxy Fold may drag on throughout the summer, according to a report in The Korea Herald. The outlet -- which repor...
15:32, 06/15/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint expected to extend deal date: sources T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp expect to extend a July 29 deadline to complete their $26-billion merger, according to two sources close to the deal...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Chess: Guildford extend unbeaten run to record 77 matches over six years The Surrey club kept their monopoly on the 4NCL title by defeating an ambitious challenge from the Isle of ManNo surprises at the 4NCL, then. Guildfor...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Oil dips on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to ex...
13:32, 07/02/2019

Sensex Closes 249 Points Higher As Markets Extend Gains To Second Day Domestic stock markets rose on Monday, extending the advances to a second consecutive session. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 248.57 points - or 0.63 per cen...
12:32, 05/27/2019

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying w...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Asian shares extend losses as U.S.-China trade war escalates Asian shares deepened losses on Tuesday amid a fresh deterioration in the Sino-U.S. tariff war, although comments from U.S. President Donald Trump tha...
04:48, 05/14/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender id...
03:16, 07/03/2019

Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell about 3% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing ...
21:16, 07/02/2019

FAA acting head: Airlines don't need to extend Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations The FAA's acting chief says airlines don't need to make more changes to their schedules after removing the the Boeing 737 Max from service t...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services ...
11:16, 07/15/2019

EU regulators extend Vodafone, Liberty Global probe to July 23 EU antitrust regulators have extended by two weeks to July 23 their investigation into Vodafone's $22 billion bid for Liberty Global's cable networks...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Asian shares extend losses as U.S.-China trade war heats up Shares in Asia extended losses on Tuesday following sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, the yen strengthened and U.S. Treasury yields ticked lower a...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Acacia agrees to Barrick's request to extend deal deadline Tanzania's largest gold miner Acacia Mining Plc said on Tuesday it has agreed to a request from Barrick Gold Corp to extend the deadline to make a fir...
19:32, 07/09/2019

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and acce...
22:48, 07/09/2019

Oil dives 4% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell more than 4% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufactur...
21:48, 07/02/2019

Saudi's Falih says OPEC has no doubt of need to extend oil deal -Ifax Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih on Friday said that OPEC countries had no doubt about the need to extend a global oil output deal but the questi...
13:00, 06/07/2019

White Sox plan to extend netting at Guaranteed Rate Field CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting all the way to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, becoming the first ...
03:16, 06/19/2019

| Dodgers to extend safety netting to protect fans - report The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to extend the netting at Dodger Stadium to protect fans from foul balls after another spectator was struck over the weeke...
23:16, 06/27/2019

Stocks Extend Gains on Dovish Central-Bank Signals The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced for a fourth consecutive session, buoyed by supportive commentary from global central banks that helped shor...
15:16, 06/07/2019

Ajax extend coach Ten Hag's contract till June 2022 "Ajax Amsterdam have extended coach Erik ten Hag\u0027s contract till the end of June 2022 after he guided the Dutch side to a league and cup double a...
18:16, 06/21/2019

Wild extend qualifying offers to Donato, Eriksson Ek, Fiala ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have extended qualifying offers to seven players eligible to become restricted free agents, including forwar...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open PARIS (AP) — After an entire day’s play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal matche...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Vi...
00:32, 06/11/2019

Trump will decide whether to extend START treaty 'next year': official U.S. President Donald Trump will not decide until next year whether he will extend a nuclear treaty with Russia, a White House aide said on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Putin: US shunning talks to extend nuclear pact The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United Stat...
16:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Britney Spears seeks to extend restraining order LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a restraining order against a former associate of Britney Spears (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A Los Angeles courtroom...
01:00, 05/29/2019

California to become the first state to extend health benefits to some who live in US illegally California's move to extend health benefits to some who live in the U.S. illegally is part of an effort to see that everyone in the state has ins...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Sensex, Nifty Extend Losses; ICICI Bank, SBI Among Top Drags Sensex share price: The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes came off intraday low levels as gains in bluechip stocks like Tata Consultancy Service...
11:32, 05/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set...
22:48, 06/06/2019

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners sa...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Wizards extend qualifying offers to Tomas Satoransky, Thomas Bryant The Wizards also plan to extend a qualifying offer to forward Bobby Portis. The expected moves allow the Wizards to match any offer the players receiv...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Chicago White Sox to extend protective netting to foul poles at ballpark The Chicago White Sox on Tuesday announced their plan to extend protective netting to the foul poles at Guarantee Rate Field in wake of a foul ball th...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Trump Administration Threatens to Extend Trade War to France Over 3% Tax on Big Tech Companies The Trump Administration is threatening the extend its trade war to France as the country prepares to hit big tech companies––many of them...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ba...
22:00, 06/27/2019

CORRECTED-No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnerships Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, th...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs As Markets Extend Rally To Fourth Day Domestic stock markets hit new all-time highs on Tuesday extending their rally to a fourth day running, after exit polls predicted a win for the Bhara...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwes...
23:48, 05/04/2019

No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald's Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, th...
17:16, 06/11/2019

Misano W Series: Chadwick resists Visser to extend points lead Jamie Chadwick took victory in the third round of the inaugural W Series season at Misano, extending her championship lead over second-place finisher ...
17:32, 06/08/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fig...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi to extend OPEC deal by 6-9 months: Putin Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil production, Russian President Vladimir Putin said...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi to extend OPEC deal by six-nine months: Putin Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as...
23:48, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 8-Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts * Coming up: API data on U.S. crude stocks at 4:30 p.m. EDT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, p...
19:00, 07/02/2019

Alaphilippe beats Thomas in time trial to extend Tour lead France's Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time ...
23:00, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 7-Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to ex...
16:32, 07/02/2019

OPEC is sounding likely to extend oil production curbs as meeting starts in Vienna Ahead of a meeting of OPEC and its allies in Vienna, the most important oil producers in attendance are indicating there's likely to be an extens...
09:00, 07/01/2019

CBOE Holdings And S&P Dow Jones Indices Extend Licensing Agreement Through 2033 CHICAGO, NEW YORK and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) and S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today th...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir In Rajya Sabha Union home minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - ...
14:32, 07/01/2019

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as...
09:32, 06/30/2019

Marcelo Bielsa to continue as Leeds manager after club extend contract • Leeds owner says Bielsa has ‘unfinished business’ with club• Fans feared Bielsa would leave after failing to win promotionAndrea Radrizzani has outl...
22:48, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 6-Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to ex...
16:00, 07/02/2019

NASCAR notebook: Kyle Busch in tough position to extend top-10 streak TALLADEGA, Ala. -- If Kyle Busch is to extend his streak of top-10 finishes in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, he'll have to do so from the 22...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Britney Spears's family seeks to extend restraining order against her former manager A Los Angeles judge will consider whether to extend a temporary restraining order taken out in the name of Britney Spears against her former manager. ...
18:16, 06/13/2019

METALS-Copper prices extend gains on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper extending gains on expectations China's appetite for the comm...
07:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Unions at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile extend talks with Codelco Unions at Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine expressed disappointment in state-run miner Codelco's latest contract offer on Thursday but agreed to exten...
00:48, 06/07/2019

Ford, Volkswagen extend multibillion-dollar alliance to electric, automated cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global a...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia To Extend OPEC Production Cut Deal: Vladimir Putin Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Sat...
14:00, 06/29/2019

What free agent moves, trades will Capitals make to extend title window? Change will come to Washington this offseason as Capitals try to prop open their title window for what could be the last season with Alex Ovechkin, Ni...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Postiglione/Galbiati extend Super Trofeo Europe lead with Misano wins Imperiale Racing duo Vito Postiglione and Kikko Galbiati extended their lead in the Super Trofeo Europe standings after a clean sweep of wins at Misan...
19:16, 06/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares extend losses as US-China trade war heats up Shares in Asia extended losses on Tuesday following sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, the yen strengthened and U.S. Treasury yields ticked lower a...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine mo...
03:32, 06/30/2019

Sri Lanka stocks extend fall despite rate cut in thin trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares ended weaker on Monday, falling for the second straight session in dull trade as the market shrugged off a widely expected rate cut ...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S....
03:48, 06/21/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump spurns Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another emp...
16:32, 05/21/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruct...
17:48, 05/01/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn...
06:48, 05/21/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

U.S.-based investment-grade bond funds extend 2019's weekly inflow streak Investors put money to work in corporate credit markets in the latest week, with U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds attracting about $3....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Riot Games and State Farm extend League of Legends esports pact to 2021 The extension comes only a year after State Farm first started sponsoring the game's esports tournaments. Other sponsors include Alienware and Masterc...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking ...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget dea...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics law...
03:00, 07/16/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pan...
20:16, 04/28/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction o...
13:16, 05/16/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federa...
21:16, 07/01/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the non...
21:32, 05/14/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legi...
13:16, 06/25/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citize...
07:32, 06/05/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instruc...
00:48, 06/05/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to pr...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern p...
23:48, 04/28/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be h...
03:16, 06/05/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegat...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing ...
17:48, 05/21/2019

White House Directs Ex-Officials Hicks, Donaldson To Withhold Documents From House Panel (CNN) — The White House has directed former officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to turn over any documents to the House Judiciary Commi...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warni...
02:16, 05/22/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually ...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are eligi...
14:48, 05/12/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House s...
02:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House an...
01:00, 06/20/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemptio...
12:00, 06/20/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after c...
14:32, 06/25/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking int...
05:00, 06/25/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

'No do-over': White House says House Democrats trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to condu...
01:48, 05/16/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from...
11:32, 06/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's offi...
11:00, 05/22/2019

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race th...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the ca...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral re-run The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the re-run is proof that President ...
11:48, 06/23/2019

Denver Votes to Decriminalize Shrooms As much of the country hems and haws about legalizing a plant that nearly half of adults in the U.S. have tried at least once, Denver is ahead of the ...
06:48, 05/09/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However...
19:32, 06/21/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 ...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions 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 ...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory of...
06:16, 05/12/2019

White House counsel criticizes House probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into Presi...
19:48, 05/15/2019

White House to tell former counsel not to comply with House subpoena: ABC The White House has decided to tell former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents relating to Specia...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Joel Matip's wonderful Liverpool turnaround has Jurgen Klopp eager to extend his contract at Anfield As the November cold descended on Anfield Sports and Community Centre prior to the first huge week of Liverpool's 2018-19 season, Joel Matip ploughed ...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Beverly Hills votes to end most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills has become the first U.S. city to end most tobacco sales. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to ...
07:48, 06/05/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses cau...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-run...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Denver votes against initiative to decriminalize psilocybin Late results showed nearly 55% of voters had rejected proposal on psychoactive substance in ‘magic mushrooms’Voters on Tuesday appeared to reject an a...
20:32, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause...
16:48, 05/17/2019

Denver Votes on Whether to Decriminalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ A measure on the ballot Tuesday would make psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in some mushrooms, the lowest priority for law enforcement in Denver....
20:00, 05/07/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Utt...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday...
16:00, 07/15/2019

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he...
22:16, 05/29/2019

As EU votes, Belgians hope to end national stalemate While all EU members go to the polls this week, Belgians on Sunday are also voting in a general election, looking to end months of political limbo spa...
11:32, 05/24/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a ma...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to re...
06:32, 05/31/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces ...
05:32, 05/30/2019

FCC votes to deny China Mobile bid to operate in U.S. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to deny China Mobile Ltd's bid to provide U.S. telecommunications services and sai...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just last...
16:32, 06/25/2019

UK ministers to consider merits of indicative Brexit votes Senior ministers will consider the merits of whether lawmakers should hold indicative votes on Brexit options when Prime Minister Theresa May's cabine...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor a...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 yea...
12:32, 06/09/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," ...
16:00, 05/12/2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 ...
18:32, 05/19/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Ro...
06:48, 07/03/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enac...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President R...
14:16, 06/23/2019

Factbox: Europe votes - Timeline to handover EU citizens will elect a new European Parliament this week, the first step in a process that will change the leadership of major European Union instit...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still ...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. T...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable b...
05:32, 05/15/2019

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit ...
05:48, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-FCC votes to deny China Mobile bid to operate in U.S. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to deny China Mobile Ltd's bid to provide U.S. telecommunications services and sai...
20:16, 05/09/2019

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.Re...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of ...
16:48, 05/26/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full senten...
07:32, 05/08/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate ...
04:16, 05/15/2019

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of asso...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Denver votes on whether to become first city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ The measure would make the possession and use of hallucinogenic mushrooms the lowest priority for law enforcementResidents of Denver were voting on Tu...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitu...
11:16, 05/26/2019

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in I...
14:48, 05/08/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, unemployment big issues South Africans voted Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with early signs of a relatively low turnout, as voters say they are disil...
15:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Big East votes to add Connecticut Huskies to conference, per report The Big East held a vote to approve the addition of the Connecticut Huskies as an 11th member of the conference, according to a report from CBS Sports...
21:16, 06/24/2019

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Democratic lawmaker said Monday that Kentucky’s governor needs more legislative support than Republicans think...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate...
12:32, 06/16/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a sec...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits ...
12:16, 05/19/2019

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and h...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during he...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Denver votes to become first U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Denver will become the first city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms, based on final unofficial results on Wednesday of a ballot in...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Candidate Credits Facebook For Getting Over A Lakh Votes In Kashmir He ran the election campaign on his Facebook page and surprised everyone with over 1 lakh votes in his kitty. Engineer Rashid, an independent candidat...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative P...
01:00, 06/19/2019

FCC votes to give carriers new powers to block 'robocalls' The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as policymakers g...
17:32, 06/06/2019

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’s...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action again...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of supporti...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so signif...
03:16, 06/22/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress easily won South Africa's general election but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and r...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in po...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Kanhaiya Kumar Says No Division Of Votes In Begusarai On Day Of Test Kanhaiya Kumar, one of the most watched candidates in the national election, faces his test today in Bihar's Begusarai, where he is debuting as a CPI ...
08:32, 04/29/2019

As Mumbai Votes Today, All Eyes On Celebrity Contests The fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections will see a veritable battle of giants in three of Mumbai's six parliamentary constituencies on Monday, wit...
01:32, 04/29/2019

Jat Votes Key In Fight At Rajasthan's Bharatpur, Once A Princely State Bharatpur in eastern Rajasthan, known for the migratory birds that flock here every winter, is now looking at some realpolitik. It is one of the only ...
06:00, 05/04/2019

North Macedonia votes in polarized presidential runoff North Macedonian voters are choosing a new president in a poll that could make life more difficult for the ruling Social Democrats. The entire electio...
15:32, 05/05/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson li...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decisio...
05:32, 05/24/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-r...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Final votes cast in world's biggest general election Voters in India have gone to the polls in the final stage of the world's biggest general election to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi retur...
17:00, 05/19/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party...
11:16, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted Preliminary results show that South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its share...
16:00, 05/09/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tru...
23:32, 05/22/2019

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies a...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Votes Of Minority Community Members Are "Blessing": Varun Gandhi Newly elected parliamentarian from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said he considers the votes he has got from minority community members as a "blessing", but r...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Harbhajan Singh Votes in Jalandhar, Rules Out Entry Into Politics Voters across 59 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Chandigarh wil...
07:00, 05/19/2019

102-Year-Old Who Voted In Independent India's 1st Polls Votes In Himachal Shyam Saran Negi, a 102-year-old voter who also participated in the the country's first general elections in 1951, voted today in a picturesque hamlet...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this...
04:16, 05/30/2019

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that ir...
19:48, 06/22/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Me...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Mauritania votes as departing president respects term limits NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritanians are going to the polls to elect a new president. The outgoing leader’s preferred successor on Saturda...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Bevin aide: Governor’s pension plan has enough votes to pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough v...
02:32, 06/20/2019

"Blood Will Flow": Upendra Kushwaha Warns Against Trying To "Loot Votes" Rashtriya Lok Samta Party leader Upendra Kushwaha today warned of violent reprisals from the public if the ruling BJP and its allies try to manipulate...
22:00, 05/21/2019

NDP newcomer won by 5 votes in Labrador, causing minority Liberal N.L. government An official recount is pending but official results released Sunday for the district of Labrador West showed NDP newcomer Jordan Brown still ahead of ...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journal...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to w...
17:00, 07/05/2019

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is...
19:16, 07/05/2019

Unofficial count: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader Thailand’s Parliament has given Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a 2014 military coup, enough votes to stay on as prime minister, according to a...
19:32, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Green party gains strength in Irish votes Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three la...
01:00, 05/26/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through soc...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce...
08:32, 05/26/2019

Final votes cast as EU awaits parliamentary election results France, Germany, Italy and others go to polls on Sunday, with gains expected for nationalist partiesThe western world’s largest democratic exercise is...
09:48, 05/26/2019

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalatin...
19:16, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Turkey’s Erdogan votes in Istanbul mayoral rerun ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s re-run election for the mayor of Istanbul. (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Er...
14:32, 06/23/2019

Roy Moore says Trump 'doesn't control who votes': Alabamians are 'smarter than that' Controversial Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their vote...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Brazilian appeals court votes to free former President Temer A Brazilian appeals court voted on Tuesday to free former President Michel Temer, who was arrested last week for a second time under allegations that ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-r...
03:48, 05/31/2019

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accord...
22:48, 07/12/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African Nat...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Belize votes on whether U.N. court should resolve Guatemala border dispute Belizeans on Wednesday began voting in a referendum on whether a top U.N. court should rule on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful o...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality The polls opened in Panama on Sunday for a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and ...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Asserts He Got Votes From All Sections Newly-elected Samajwadi Party MP from Rampur Mohd Azam Khan said today that if he has not got votes from all sections of the society, he will resign f...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Abraham Lincoln’s Leap From a Window, and 4 Other Ways Lawmakers Have Fled Votes Republican state senators in Oregon have disappeared this month in an attempt to block a vote on climate change legislation. Minority parties have res...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of t...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to ov...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister ...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Iraqi parliament votes in defense, interior, justice ministers: lawmakers The education portfolio is the only one yet to be filled in Iraq's government after lawmakers on Monday voted in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's nom...
15:16, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72 percent of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Kashmir's Pulwama, Still Shaken By February's Terror Attack, Votes Today A day before Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama goes to vote, an eerie silence descended on the streets the district hit by one of the state's worst terror a...
22:00, 05/05/2019

"Key Issue Is Jobs, Clean Government": Anand Mahindra Votes In Mumbai The Mahindra Group chairman also urged Mumbai residents to vote calling "it is a privilege" and "an obligation". The Mumbai South constituency sees Co...
13:00, 04/29/2019

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s cont...
07:48, 06/08/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. ...
10:00, 07/05/2019

President Mutharika takes lead in Malawi election with 75% of votes counted Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Electo...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if they lose July votes Spain's Socialists will give up trying to install their leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister if he fails to win two investiture votes this month, a ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Democ...
06:32, 07/12/2019

India's ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the hea...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Sunny Deol Files Poll Papers In Gurdaspur, Votes In Mumbai, All In A Day Bollywood actor and BJP candidate Sunny Deol this afternoon cast his vote from Mumbai in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections. He was seen at a pol...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Riviera Beach, Florida votes to pay $600K ransom after latest cyberattack Hackers have targeted another city with another ransomware cyberattack -- this time in South Florida, where officials have agreed to pay $600,000 to a...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growing...
22:32, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72% of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking unusual opposition to pa...
21:48, 05/21/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested o...
02:00, 06/07/2019

FDA advisory panel votes against Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Independent experts on an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted against Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like ...
04:16, 05/15/2019

No Roads, No Development, No Votes: Uttar Pradesh Village Boycotts Polls Fed up with the abysmal state of roads and overall development, villagers of Gram Sangaldeep in Domariyaganj Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh h...
15:00, 05/12/2019

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms s...
01:32, 06/21/2019

BJP's CR Patil Wins By 6.89 Lakh Votes, Biggest Margin In 2019 Election The BJP's CR Patil came close to shattering the all-time record of victory margin in a parliamentary election when he defeated his Congress rival in G...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Hungary's Fidesz seen winning 56% of votes; Orban sees shift in Europe Hungary's ruling right-wing Fidesz party could win 56 percent of votes in the European parliamentary election, state television reported on Sunday, ci...
21:00, 05/26/2019

India just started counting votes for its massive election. Modi is expected to win After holding parliamentary elections over seven phases, India started counting the votes on Thursday — and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharat...
06:16, 05/23/2019

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi in pole position India began counting about 600 million votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party predict...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after t...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With t...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Leftist bloc holds advantage in Spain's election with 95 percent of votes counted The leftist political bloc in Spain held the advantage over its rightist rivals in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from th...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Sharad Pawar Votes In Mumbai, Urges People To Elect A Stable Government NCP chief Sharad Pawar pitched for a stable government at the Centre and urged citizens to come out in large numbers to cast their votes as he exercis...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with th...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s pas...
06:16, 07/11/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was wa...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Tiffany Cabán cuts Melinda Katz’s lead to just 16 votes in Queens DA race Lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán cut party favorite Melinda Katz’s lead in the neck-and-neck Democratic primary race for Queens District Attorney t...
01:16, 07/06/2019