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| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed"....

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief

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United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurre...
22:48, 07/11/2019

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN of...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reass...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambiq...
01:48, 07/13/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
05:32, 07/19/2019

UN mission: Ukraine actions after Odessa fire inadequate Five years after 48 people died in clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, including dozens in a burning building, the U.N. human rights monitoring m...
17:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate, U.N. investigator says Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
12:48, 07/18/2019

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter ...
01:16, 07/19/2019

Comey trashes Barr's 'inadequate' summary of Mueller report Former FBI Director James Comey slammed the Justice Department’s handling of the Robert Mueller report on Wednesday, taking issue with Attorney Genera...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Investor Land & Buildings calls Hudson's Bay chairman's offer "inadequate" Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday that a C$1.74 billion ($1.30 billion) go-private proposal for Hudson's Ba...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critica...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Deadly 2017 Amtrak train derailment caused by 'inadequate planning, insufficient training,' NTSB says An inaugural ride on a new line meant to speed train service in Washington state in 2017 that turned deadly when an Amtrak train derailed was part of ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit. The audit was launched a year ago followin...
07:16, 07/01/2019

| What next for cyclone-hit Mozambique? Mozambique is reeling after an unprecedented two cyclones swept ashore within six weeks, wreaking havoc and leaving hundreds dead and tens of thousand...
15:16, 05/03/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a gov...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Cyclone in Mozambique kills 5, displaces over 18,000 A cyclone in Mozambique has killed five people, destroyed more than 3,000 homes and displaced more than 18,000 people since Thursday's landfall, autho...
20:00, 04/28/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flood...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Some 160,000 People Are At Risk in Mozambique After a Second Cyclone in Six Weeks PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — A second disaster unfolded on Sunday in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters kille...
08:16, 04/29/2019

Anadarko to make FID on Mozambique LNG project on June 18 Anadarko Petroleum, the U.S. independent energy group in the midst of a takeover battle, said on Wednesday it was ready to take a final investment dec...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Mozambique’s 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surroundin...
12:00, 04/29/2019

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambica...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surroundin...
12:16, 04/29/2019

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashe...
21:00, 06/03/2019

More than 1 million children affected by Mozambique cyclones PEMBA, Mozambique — Isabella Mussa has not set foot in a classroom or read a book for the past week. For the 13-year-old, displaced by a deadly cyclon...
22:32, 05/03/2019

| Serious flooding in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Rain grounds aid flights in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, leaving communities in remote areas cut off with few supplies in the aft...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed mo...
12:32, 05/30/2019

'The food is going': thousands stranded in cyclone-hit Mozambique Headmaster Ernesto Parivos, like thousands of people across his province in Mozambique, is watching for any signs that flood waters have eased as food...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern Africa...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Rains torment cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique Torrential rain battered northern Mozambique on Tuesday, grounding aid flights and further swamping a region where a second cyclone in six weeks has k...
02:16, 05/01/2019

| Mozambique families count cyclone cost Soaking mattresses, bent corrugated iron sheets, some wooden chairs and two slender chickens are about all that Assan Madal and his wife Maria Mendosa...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Pounds Mozambique, Killing at Least 5 Three days after the deadly storm made landfall in the southern African country, torrential flooding led to power cuts and evacuations in a northern c...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related...
21:32, 05/22/2019

| 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains were still pounding northern Mozambique several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers face "an incredibly diffic...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Fears for cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique as rains return Torrential rain returned to batter northern Mozambique on Tuesday, derailing aid operations and dumping more water on the port city of Pemba just days...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Heavy rains disrupt aid for survivors of Mozambique cyclones The death toll in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth has risen to 41 and the United Nations says aid workers are facing difficulties in reaching...
21:48, 04/30/2019

| Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique jumped to 38, the government announced, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to ...
05:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon's Mozambique LNG project plan gets approval Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday that its development plan for Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique was approved by the country's ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

Mozambique Deal Haunts Resurgent Credit Suisse Credit Suisse faces rising international pressure to forgive loans the bank made to Mozambican companies engaged in an alleged complex fraud, and pote...
22:48, 05/01/2019

'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains are still pounding northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations says aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation"...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Cyclone kills one, leaves trail of destruction in Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking ou...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique,...
14:32, 06/02/2019

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38 The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute said...
16:00, 04/29/2019

'Move to high ground!': Devastating floods to hit Mozambique People are being told to move to higher ground as flooding rages in northern Mozambique, which has been battered by Cyclone Kenneth over the last thre...
21:32, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Mozambique death toll jumps to 38 after cyclone The Latest on Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique (all times local): 2 p.m. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone Kenneth has...
14:48, 04/29/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surro...
11:32, 04/29/2019

Anadarko says to supply Mozambique LNG to Japan's JERA, Taiwan's CPC Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that a unit it jointly owns which markets gas from Mozambique has signed a long-term deal to supply liquefied n...
09:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mo...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Lashes Mozambique, With Floods Feared A day after making landfall in Mozambique, which is still recovering from the effects of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth destroyed homes and killed at l...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Flooding grips Mozambique in Cyclone Kenneth's wake Massive flooding hit Mozambique on Sunday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, which ravaged northern parts of the country three days ago with high winds a...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mo...
23:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in M...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local telev...
22:00, 05/02/2019

| Mozambique cyclone Kenneth floods north-eastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound Pemba and surrounding areas causing mass...
06:32, 04/30/2019

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fea...
20:16, 04/28/2019

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambiq...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Mozambique Cyclone Wiped Out the Nation’s Food. Now Aid is in Short Supply. International donors gave tens of millions to help Mozambique — a far cry from the nearly one billion dollars pledged to rebuild Notre-Dame in Paris....
18:48, 04/28/2019

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds to help provide food and water and repair damage to in...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy r...
22:00, 04/28/2019

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animal...
16:00, 06/15/2019

| SEE: Compulsory evacuations as Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique Compulsory evacuations have begun in northern Mozambique where the powerful tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to make landfall, just weeks after Cy...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Weeks After Deadly Storm, Cyclone Kenneth Hits Mozambique Just over a month after Cyclone Idai left more than 1,000 dead in the region, Cyclone Kenneth struck the East African nation of Mozambique, where resi...
18:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF: Mozambique debt talks with VTB almost finalized, cyclone hits growth Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stret...
17:16, 05/17/2019

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southea...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique Aid workers in northern Mozambique scrambled planes and helicopters packed with aid to communities cut off, sometimes without any supplies, for at lea...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further hig...
19:32, 05/29/2019

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “rema...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38 Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death tol...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response A major aid operation is under way in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has reached the densely-populated Mozambic...
23:16, 04/28/2019

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Afric...
22:48, 04/28/2019

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 mi...
22:48, 04/28/2019

Swiss group files criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of $2 billion of loans ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican f...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastati...
20:16, 04/30/2019

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to li...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everythi...
23:16, 05/30/2019

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António G...
22:32, 07/11/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which ha...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; b...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Man Pledges to Send Dead Cat Into Space, Whether You Help Him or Not An Oregon cat lover has vowed to memorialize his late feline friend Pikachu by sending the dead cat’s cremated remains into space so it can orbit the ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying th...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclon...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need t...
23:32, 05/31/2019

Star Manager Woodford Pledges to Cut Borrowing A fund run by star investor Neil Woodford is aiming to slash its debt and pledged to recruit more independent directors to its board while it attempts...
19:48, 06/28/2019

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," speci...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and comm...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in ...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itself...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living...
18:16, 05/30/2019

Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch British heavyweight Anthony Joshua lost his world titles in a stunning upset in New York The post Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch appeared...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Green pledges £25m more to save Arcadia empire Sir Philip Green has pledged another £25m to Arcadia's pension scheme in an eleventh-hour bid to secure regulators' backing for a restructuring o...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Center-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Denmark holds a parliamentary election on Wednesday that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as voters rebel against ...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Gucci owner pledges to stop using underage models The luxury fashion group Kering, which also owns Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen, makes commitments on model welfare and the environment at the Copen...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Steyer pledges to spend $100M on 2020 presidential bid, already going up with TV ads Billionaire progressive activist and Trump impeachment advocate Tom Steyer is planning to pour millions of his own money into his newly launched campa...
23:16, 07/09/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog director pledges to "fix" his fucked-up mammal son Responses to this week’s first major trailer for the Sonic The Hedgehog movie have been decidedly mixed, with reactions ranging from “Oh, hey, Jim Car...
05:48, 05/03/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Simeone pledges future to Atletico despite player exodus "Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has pledged his future to the Liga club despite an expected exodus of senior players from the Estadio Metropolita...
15:00, 05/22/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson Pledges Brexit In October, With Or Without Deal Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, promised on Monday to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, with ...
00:32, 06/25/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop produ...
15:32, 06/24/2019

Amazon pledges support for future government work Tech giants often work alongside the government to help with a variety of projects and the head of Amazon's cloud computing division has revealed...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Naruhito pledges to 'always think of the people' while taking Japan's throne Japan celebrated their new emperor as symbols of power officially passed to Naruhito after his father's three-decade rule. In his speech, Naruhito ple...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Airbus pledges counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle to counter a possible new Boeing aircraft in the middle of the jet market, promising a "left hook, right ho...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Green pledges £25m more to save Arcadia empire ‎ Sir Philip Green has handed another £25m to Arcadia's pension scheme in an eleventh-hour deal that improves his chances of averting the collapse ...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4) ...
01:16, 06/05/2019

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliament...
22:32, 05/29/2019

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund f...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded a...
22:16, 06/29/2019

Hunt pledges £6bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fisherm...
07:48, 07/01/2019

Hamilton pledges no repeat of Rosberg F1 feud with Bottas Given how dominant Mercedes has been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend's Span...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Panama's new president takes office, pledges end to corruption Panama's new President Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo vowed to curb corruption and close the wealth gap in the isthmus nation at his swearing-in ceremony o...
01:16, 07/02/2019

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Donate Half of Her Wealth MacKenzie Bezos, one of the richest women in the world, has committed to donate at least half of her wealth to charity following her divorce from Amaz...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed...
01:32, 07/04/2019

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half of $35B fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos said on Tuesday that she would pledge half of her enormous fortune to charity, something her ex-husband, Jeff, has been criticized for...
16:32, 05/28/2019

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than ...
18:32, 05/28/2019

MacKenzie Bezos pledges more than half her wealth to charity Jeff Bezos’ former wife, known as world’s 22nd richest person with $36.6bn fortune, signs up to the Giving PledgeMacKenzie Bezos, who recently became ...
20:00, 05/28/2019

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more ...
22:32, 05/28/2019

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is ne...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in ...
11:00, 07/17/2019

U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hu...
23:16, 07/18/2019

UK PM hopeful Hunt pledges to support U.S.-style entrepreneurs British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday if he becomes prime minister he would seek to boost poor national productivity by supporting entre...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic...
17:48, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Pritzker pledges immediate action on DCFS woes SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on recommendations to improve the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (all times local): 12 p.m. I...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Airbus pledges boxers' counter-punch to new Boeing mid-jet Airbus held out the prospect of a clash over prices to counter any decision by Boeing to launch a new aircraft in the middle of the jet market, by pr...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Moreho...
19:00, 05/20/2019

UK's Hammond pledges to fight a no-deal Brexit from outside government British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday he would not stay in his job when the country's next prime minister takes over next week, and h...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not re...
11:32, 06/01/2019

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May starts Leading Brexit advocate Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the contest to replace There...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealin...
10:00, 07/14/2019

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and ...
21:32, 07/14/2019

With Trade Deal in Jeopardy, Trump Pledges Aid to Farmers With a U.S.-China trade deal in danger of collapse, the Trump administration said it will begin work on a new program to provide aid to farmers, signa...
21:32, 05/10/2019

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

New president pledges to cure 'sick child' El Salvador El Salvador's new president, Nayib Bukele, took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a "sick child" f...
04:32, 06/02/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial conse...
22:32, 05/16/2019

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion indust...
14:16, 05/15/2019

McConnell Pledges Vote on 9/11 Bill After Jon Stewart Criticized Congress WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund ...
01:32, 06/26/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson pledges post-Brexit migration controls British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledged to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue from...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 201...
21:16, 05/19/2019

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult financ...
10:32, 07/02/2019

Steve Bruce pledges to ‘prove the doubters wrong’ at Newcastle • ‘There are big shoes to fill. But I’ll give it everything’• Hoffenheim coach says Newcastle target Joelinton will leaveSteve Bruce has vowed to win ...
03:16, 07/19/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second re...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump Pledges To Hit Iran With "Major" New Sanctions From Monday President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would b...
03:32, 06/23/2019

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May officially starts Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially b...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Boeing Pledges $100 Million to Families, Communities Hurt by 737 MAX Crashes Boeing pledged $100 million in financial support to families and communities affected by two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX plane, part of the company’s...
20:16, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soo...
17:16, 06/20/2019

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 203...
10:48, 06/07/2019

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges To Donate Half Of Her $36 Billion Fortune MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to c...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow o...
21:16, 06/09/2019

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of fu...
01:32, 06/17/2019

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that th...
01:16, 06/19/2019

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to look at all procedural options to force his way back onto the committees fr...
11:16, 06/05/2019

Joe Biden, Echoing Obama, Pledges to Shore Up the Affordable Care Act Mr. Biden, detailing his health care plan in Iowa, paraphrased a notorious promise made by Mr. Obama: “If you like your private insurance, you can kee...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Pence pledges return to moon at Apollo 11 anniversary event Emotion filled astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday as he stood on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the exact same spot where his historic...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Tom Brady pledges to break diet and eat this if ‘Jeopardy!’ phenom lost New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady put his intense diet on the line Monday, betting that if “Jeopardy!” phenom James Holzhauer lost he would d...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Trump pledges not to use stolen information in 2020 re-election campaign U.S. President Donald Trump pledged Monday not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign, even as he wrongly in...
05:16, 05/14/2019

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a sna...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza in third day of border fighting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he ordered the military to continue "massive strikes" against militants in Gaza as a surge in...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads o...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Apple pledges to notify users of potential iPhone slowdowns Apple became more upfront with iPhone users after it was compelled to admit that it deliberately slowed down iPhones in older devices to balance out p...
19:16, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader ...
05:00, 07/01/2019

Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at a college in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremon...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Si...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Deflecting criticism, Malaysia's Mahathir pledges 'shared prosperity' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday vowed to boost the economy under a model of "shared prosperity" in a bid to stem criticism that ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

UK PM hopeful Gove pledges to talk to Germany, Ireland to win better Brexit Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Britain's Theresa May, said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.  &#...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
22:16, 06/27/2019

McConnell pledges to reauthorize 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund in August WASHINGTON – During an emotional meeting, a group of 9/11 first responders persuaded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday to commit to...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representative...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental p...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Billionaire Robert Smith pledges $40M to clear debt for Morehouse graduates Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith announced Sunday his family was creating a grant to pay off the debt of Morehouse College's entire graduatin...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her div...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall Nissan will introduce truly hands-free highway driving this fall when it debuts its second-generation ProPilot system with several advances over the c...
08:00, 05/19/2019

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass grave...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off student loans for Morehouse's class of 2019 Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the Morehouse 2019 graduates.    &...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government ...
10:16, 05/10/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Dem...
01:48, 05/19/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Leader Pledges to Listen More Tense scenes as the police push back protesters attempting to disrupt an annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese contr...
06:16, 07/01/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazili...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Trump pledges more disaster money to Florida, says Puerto Rico should be ‘grateful’ WASHINGTON – At a campaign rally in Panama City Beach Florida, President Trump promised Floridians more disaster dollars, while suggesting Puert...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Iran rolls back pledges under nuclear pact abandoned by Washington Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program under a 2015 deal with world powers, and threatened to do more -- includi...
13:48, 05/08/2019

‘I Don’t Need It.’ President Trump Pledges Not to Use Stolen Information in 2020 Re-election Campaign (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is pledging not to use information stolen by foreign adversaries in his 2020 reelection campaign. And he&#...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments o...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investmen...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelle...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewar...
19:32, 07/15/2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants...
01:16, 07/12/2019

As Cyberpunk 2077 Development Intensifies, CD Projekt Red Pledges To Be 'More Humane' To Its Workers Footage of the upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 has blown away fans so far, but coupled with that hype is a burning question: Are workers at ...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ...
23:00, 05/31/2019

'Unprecedented, catastrophic:' Cyclone Kenneth slams into storm-battered Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth slammed into northeastern Mozambique on Thursday, only six weeks after Cyclone Idai ravaged the African nation.    ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Warren pledges to reverse Justice policy that prevents indicting sitting presidents The Democratic presidential candidate said she would also push Congress to make changes to the law that make clear a president can be charged with obs...
15:16, 05/31/2019

UEFA pledges to work with Arsenal and Chelsea over fans’ Baku travel issues "UEFA has defended the decision to award Baku the 2019 Europa League final, but vowed to work with Arsenal and Chelsea to help get their fans to the m...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Dries Mertens Overtakes Diego Maradona's Napoli Record, Pledges To Stay Dries Mertens headed in the equaliser after 85 minutes in Naples to surpass former Argentine ace Diego Maradona, who hit 81 league goals between 1984 ...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Pompeo pledges close cooperation with India but trade, defense issues unresolved U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to reduce heightened trade tension with India on Wednesday, promising a renewed focus on negotiating improv...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Iran rolls back nuclear pledges but stops short of violating pact Iran announced on Wednesday it was relaxing some curbs to its nuclear program, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with world ...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Matildas player Aivi Luik pledges to donate 1% of earnings to charity – video The World Cup-bound midfielder says joining the Common Goal global movement was 'a no-brainer' after being introduced to the idea by her teammate Alex...
05:48, 05/30/2019

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to c...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay prote...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third sup...
22:32, 05/22/2019

No-deal Brexit tangled: UK House of Commons Speaker Bercow pledges to stay on John Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plans to stay on despite previous expectations he was about to leave, risking the fury of hard...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith makes pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse, Martin Luther King’s alma materDelivering the commencement addre...
05:48, 05/20/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.    ...
22:32, 05/19/2019

Trump says Beijing 'broke' trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" it had reached in trade talks with the United States, and vowed not to back ...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push back’ against Corbyn and anti-Semitism In a secret recording, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the Conservative Party’s losses in European Parliament elections demonstrated “an abso...
16:16, 06/08/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off $40 million in student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.    ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in th...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker pledges to pay off student loans for school's class of 2019 Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the Morehouse 2019 graduates.    &...
00:48, 05/20/2019

Amazon CTO Vogels battles through protesters in AWS keynote as company pledges $700 million to upskill workers Amazon CTO Werner Vogels noted protesters during a keynote and said: "I'm more than willing to have a conversation, but maybe they should let me finis...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally partici...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash las...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from th...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protectio...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Rock star Bret Michaels pledges $10,000 donation in honor of Vandy pitcher's daughter Vanderbilt pitcher Tyler Brown won a national title and learned his 1-year-old daughter will not need another surgery anytime soon while in Omaha. &#...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits c...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince th...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiat...
03:16, 06/27/2019

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pledges future to Real Madrid "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos confirmed on Thursday that he wants to \u0027retire\u0027 at Real Madrid, ending speculation that he was set to move...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Q&A with Bitdefender’s chief hacker Bogdan Botezatu is Director of Threat Research at Bitdefender, and as such, a person with his finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest malware ...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of sharehol...
21:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

FAA chief Dan Elwell: It could take a year for Boeing 737 Max to fly again The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- even if it takes a yea...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Venezuelan ex-electric chief among 2 indicted in US MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say two former Venezuelan officials have been indicted on U.S. money-laundering charges, including the ex-minister for electr...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Kia's U.S. marketing chief Chehab steps down Saad Chehab told his Kia colleagues about his departure on Wednesday but did not indicate his new employer. He is expected to stay within the industry...
04:32, 06/27/2019

The most consequential commander in chief in decades Not since Harry S. Truman fired Gen. Douglas MacArthur for insubordination during the Korean War has an American president imposed his will on the U.S...
05:16, 07/12/2019

T-Mobile Chief's Pay Valued at $66.5 Million Chief Executive John Legere’s 2018 compensation jumped to $66.5 million after the cellphone carrier granted him and other executives a large stock-bas...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company...
05:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Christine Lagarde Resigns as IMF's Chief Christine Lagarde submitted her formal resignation as managing director of the International Monetary Fund to prepare for the nomination process to be...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Pelosi is so 'done' with Trump, the 'diverter in chief' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's "done" with talking about President Donald Trump and called him the "diverter in chief," saying he ...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to p...
20:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who ca...
22:32, 06/26/2019

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofu...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Netflix taps the BBC for its new marketing chief Netflix appointed Jackie Lee-Joe as chief marketing officer (CMO) on Friday, filling a key role as the company faces increased streaming competition....
11:48, 07/12/2019

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with th...
19:03, 07/06/2019

Maharashtra BJP Chief Says "Lot Of Congress, NCP Resignations" Soon Some Congress and NCP lawmakers will resign and join the BJP within a week or 10 days, the BJP's newly-appointed Maharashtra unit chief Chandrakant Pa...
14:32, 07/18/2019

| Venezuela's former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall Venezuela's former intelligence chief, Cristopher Figuera, is in the United States, "a free man," a senior US official confirmed Tuesday, holding him ...
09:16, 06/26/2019

FAA chief has no timetable for ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable for when the agency may unground the Bo...
00:16, 05/23/2019

UN humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief says Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitaria...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on a...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. prob...
04:48, 06/15/2019

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flig...
03:16, 05/23/2019

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the late...
17:32, 05/23/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a bi...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Apple Design Chief Jony Ive to Depart Apple said its chief design officer, Jony Ive, will leave this year to form an independent design company, with Apple being one of its primary clients...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television addre...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milita...
20:32, 05/16/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened c...
05:48, 05/19/2019

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise...
13:32, 06/23/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grap...
18:16, 06/21/2019

Ladbrokes owner hit by pay revolt despite chief’s pay cut Ladbrokes' owner will on Wednesday be hit by one of the year's biggest investor revolts despite its chief executive volunteering an eleventh-hour pay ...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Bustle raids Elle for new editor-in-chief Bustle Digital Group, where longtime editor-in-chief Kate Ward resigned mid-April, has raided Hearst-owned Elle for its newest EIC, Emma Rosenblum. Sh...
18:00, 06/05/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for clim...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends st...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has fille...
09:32, 05/14/2019

JP Morgan clicks on stake with ex-Barclays chief JP Morgan Chase, America's biggest lender, is close to buying a stake in the banking venture founded by ex-Barclays chief Antony Jenkins, providing a ...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Meet Your New Chief White House Liar Stephanie Grisham, currently the director of communications for First Lady Melania Trump, will be the White House’s new press secretary, the first lad...
02:16, 06/26/2019

"If Pak Has Closed Airspace, It's Their Problem": Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today said that Pakistan closing its airspace was a problem for them and the Indian Air Force (IAF) never stopped the civi...
12:32, 06/24/2019

UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that ch...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler is stepping down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is said to have told the dealer board he was of...
08:48, 05/17/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the ...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Car In RSS Chief's Convoy Overturns In Bid To Save Cow, One Injured A vehicle that was part of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturned in an attempt to save a cow standing in the middle of the road near Warora in C...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Barack’s ICE chief: Cages were Obama’s idea Former President Barack Obama’s top immigration chief in charge of removing illegal immigrants said that the “cages” Democrats have accused President ...
23:32, 06/26/2019

Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief Report calling for 5G ban in UK comes as Netherlands said to be investigating Huawei espionageHuawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mob...
14:32, 05/16/2019

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests i...
13:48, 05/22/2019

FAA Acting Chief Won't Predict When 737 MAX Will Return to Flight Acting Federal Aviation Administration chief Daniel Elwell appeared to undermine industry expectations that Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jets would be he...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF's chief economist There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead o...
13:32, 06/19/2019

Mexico official says former Pemex chief was sanctioned MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s financial intelligence unit says that a former executive at the state-owned oil company who was sanction...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the a...
16:16, 05/22/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
05:32, 05/22/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France h...
02:16, 05/14/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flig...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Bristol R&D Chief to Leave After Celgene Acquisition Bristol-Myers Squibb’s research-and-development chief will leave the company later this year after the drugmaker completes its $74 billion acquisition...
18:32, 06/05/2019

'Keep these plants open,' UAW chief tells GM brass UAW President Gary Jones warned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that the company's increasing use of temporary workers would be a major issue in contract ne...
04:16, 07/17/2019

"I Was Chief Minister...Did Anyone Talk Of My Bungalow, Farmhouse": PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his government was committed to bringing in law against instant triple talaq in favour of "Muslim sis...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Incoming EU chief von der Leyen says 'we don't want a hard Brexit' The future head of the European Commission said she would be minded to grant Britain an extension to talks on its exit from the EU if London gave good...
23:16, 07/18/2019

S&P 500 jumps above 3,000 for the first time after the Fed chief foreshadows rate cut Stocks jumped to record highs after testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell bolstered the case for easier monetary policy in the U.S. ...
16:32, 07/10/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European C...
01:00, 05/29/2019

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a fo...
09:00, 07/07/2019

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenur...
20:48, 07/05/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Offi...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Ohio Chief: No fatalities but search still ongoing First responders are relieved at the apparent zero fatalities and minor injuries after a series of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio ove...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI officia...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Luxe rug company chief nabs Fifth Ave. co-op at a discount A co-owner of the posh Safavieh brand of rugs and home furnishings, Cyrus Yaraghi, bought the 16th floor of 812 Fifth Ave. for $10.8 million — far les...
02:48, 07/04/2019

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other c...
15:32, 05/31/2019

Avis Budget Chief Executive to Depart Avis Budget is searching for a new leader after its chief executive said he would leave the rental-car company, which is adapting to dramatic shifts i...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Will See How To Ensure An-32 Crash Does Not Happen Again: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force will investigate the cause of the recent crash of a transport aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh and ensure such accidents do not happ...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Ailing BMW Appoints Production Chief Zipse as Next CEO BMW said it would appoint its current head of production, Oliver Zipse, as its next chief executive as the struggling auto maker contends with shrinki...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events...
11:16, 06/14/2019

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the...
18:00, 07/16/2019

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's A...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Hornby on menu as Wagamama owner's new chief Andy Hornby, the former HBOS chief executive, is to end a decade-long absence from the London stock market by becoming the next boss of The Restaurant...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Admin...
20:32, 07/10/2019

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Admin...
21:00, 07/10/2019

EPA chief rips media: ‘Reporters are lazy’ President Trump’s EPA chief is stepping up his campaign against what he sees as media bias skewed to disparage him and his agency, ripping online medi...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Jagan Reddy Becomes The Only Chief Minister To Get 5 Deputies In One Go Jagan Mohan Reddy, who took power in Andhra Pradesh last week, will have a record five Deputy Chief Ministers. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister told ...
13:16, 06/07/2019

New Vodafone chief rings up row over share awards Vodafone risks becoming the biggest company this year to fall victim to City unrest over boardroom pay ‎amid continuing fury at the mobile commu...
12:32, 07/10/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several de...
21:00, 06/12/2019

BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP's Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using "intemperate and abusive language...
00:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Junta chief elected Prime Minister The former head of Thailand's military junta has been formally elected as the country's next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses o...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promot...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Christine Lagarde steps down as IMF chief, to take up ECB post Christine Lagarde has stepped down as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, saying she now has more clarity on her nomination to be th...
20:48, 07/16/2019

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers b...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Brooklyn DA coddling gun-toters: NYPD chief The NYPD’s top cop on Monday groused that the Brooklyn DA is going too easy on gun-possession cases — as officials announced that shootings are up cit...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to prot...
21:16, 06/15/2019

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Any Misadventure By Pak Will Be Met With "Punitive Response": Army Chief Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said...
12:00, 07/13/2019

UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has taken his message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after t...
18:16, 07/15/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation pan...
00:00, 05/16/2019

"Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, speaking to the media for the first time since the results of the national election, has said that she "does not want to continue as ...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated i...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Takeaways From Fed Chief's Two Days on Capitol Hill Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell completed two days of testimony on Capitol Hill this week. Here are five things learned from his exchanges with...
17:32, 07/12/2019

All the News and Key Details From Google Stadia Chief's AMA Google’s big play at making game streaming a reality—Stadia—is slated to go live sometime in November. That’s less than four months away, so to help a...
18:32, 07/19/2019

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leak...
06:00, 05/25/2019

FAA chief to face questions over Boeing’s 737 Max airliner WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, th...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario Dr...
21:32, 07/02/2019

UN aid chief: No progress so Rohingya can return to Myanmar The U.N. humanitarian chief says there has been "no progress" in dealing with the reasons why more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh fr...
05:16, 04/30/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery an...
19:32, 05/27/2019

Here's Trump Freaking Out at His Chief of Staff for Coughing The human body is a fragile, delicate machine. We’re born, we grow, and eventually we die. Along the way, we might even cough a few times, which is ev...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting mor...
22:16, 07/15/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Madur...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency,...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Brexit Could Be Delayed For The Third Time, Says New EU Chief Nominee Ursula von der Leyen, the nominee to be the next EU Commission president, said Wednesday that Brexit could be delayed for a third time, but warned Lon...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parl...
03:48, 06/21/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washi...
11:32, 06/01/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washi...
05:48, 06/01/2019

Ex-psychiatric hospital chief files lawsuit over firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal repo...
23:00, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Police chief defends relations with prosecutors HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on prosecutors complaints over sluggish cooperation by police in the investigation of a deadly January drug raid (all times ...
02:48, 06/21/2019

US-China trade war unlikely to end soon, ex-Chinese central bank chief says The deadlock over trade between the U.S. and China is unlikely to end during next month's G20 summit in Japan, with a former Chinese central bank chie...
11:48, 05/31/2019

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" ...
21:32, 06/08/2019

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no lon...
08:16, 06/01/2019

Border chief hits AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Thursday that recent remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comparing detention facilities at the southern bo...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Domino's looks to replace CEO Wild with Europe chief: Sky News Domino's Pizza Group Plc is looking to replace Chief Executive Officer David Wild with the head of its European business, Sky News reported on Thursda...
23:16, 06/20/2019

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, ...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Former FDA chief Gottlieb: 'We struck the wrong balance' on e-cigarettes The FDA struck the wrong balance on its oversight of the e-cigarette industry, former commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday at CNBC's Healthy ...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Report: Zuckerberg security chief accused of misconduct SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A business news site is reporting that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual m...
03:48, 05/31/2019

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections whic...
21:48, 06/09/2019

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horri...
22:32, 05/20/2019

Ed Cox will exit as New York’s GOP chief, join Trump campaign New York’s Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox won’t be seeking reelection, paving the way for Erie County GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy to fill the top p...
22:32, 05/20/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-Gener...
00:16, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 4-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a bi...
20:16, 05/20/2019

UK's May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race British Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her tha...
19:00, 06/07/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrori...
07:48, 05/21/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside de...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the...
13:32, 06/02/2019

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery ...
10:48, 05/21/2019

| Angola to re-bury body of rebel chief Savimbi The exhumed body of Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi, who was killed in 2002, will be reburied in his hometown next month, authorities said after DNA...
13:16, 05/21/2019

U.N. chief Guterres calls for 'nerves of steel' in the Gulf U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, commenting on Friday on the situation in the Gulf, said "I have only one strong recommendation: nerves of ste...
13:16, 06/21/2019

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers a...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Acting Budget Chief Seeks Reprieve on Huawei Ban The White House’s Russell Vought is pushing for a delay in implementing key provisions of a law that restricts U.S. government’s business with Huawei ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

GDP Growth Overestimated During UPA, NDA Rule: Ex-Chief Economic Adviser India's growth in a six-year period spanning both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government was overstated by about 2.5 per cent,...
09:32, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 6-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a si...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat risin...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Blackstone Chief Donates $188 Million To Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $188.37 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a cen...
12:00, 06/19/2019

After video, Phoenix police chief promises change Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change after being booed during a community meeting Tuesday night. The meeting follows the national outcry...
14:48, 06/19/2019

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight...
00:32, 06/17/2019

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new edu...
21:00, 06/05/2019

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is ...
04:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detect...
01:00, 06/04/2019

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the eco...
22:48, 06/19/2019

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Yemen’s president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly sidi...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Anger boils over Xinjiang visit by UN counterterrorism chief A visit by the UN's counterterrorism head to the Xinjiang lends credibility to the view that Uighurs pose a threat to China, the US and rights groups ...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Phoenix police chief apologizes to family over incident PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix’s police chief has publicly apologized to members of a family at whom police officers pointed guns and yelled profanities...
03:48, 06/17/2019

Man Who Posted Against Tripura Chief Minister Sent To Police Custody A man who had been arrested for allegedly posting "fake news" on Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb's personal life was Sunday remanded in police custody...
09:00, 06/17/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner f...
17:32, 06/18/2019

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House...
04:32, 06/04/2019

Andrew Cuomo throws MTA chief Andy Byford under the bus Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday minimized his own subways chief’s role in fixing the embattled system. When asked by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer to respond to a ...
22:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. trade chief says talking with China won't stop cheating Washington wants changes from Beijing that would rewrite the terms of trade between the two countries by improving intellectual property protection, h...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Advertisers have got lazy and must be more creative says Verizon's chief marketer Verizon's Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Diego Scotti has said the ad industry needs to be more creative if it is to get people to watch advertisi...
23:00, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are inves...
03:00, 06/04/2019

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of ...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Ama...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Naveen Patnaik Becomes Odisha Chief Minister For The 5th Time Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, records a fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) wins against an aggressive BJP - a fo...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Blackstone chief donates $150 million to Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a center...
02:48, 06/19/2019

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revol...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s bigges...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears...
03:32, 06/15/2019

Police chief: Player was laughing and joking, then collapsed AMITE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana high school sophomore has died after a football practice held late to avoid summer heat. Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabon...
02:32, 06/20/2019

China's Former Interpol Chief Pleads Guilty To Bribery Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty at a trial in China on Thursday to accepting $2.1 million in bribes - a remarkable fall from grace f...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Trump, Fed Chief Powell Spoke by Phone on April 11 President Donald Trump, a vocal critic of the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate moves, spoke with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell by phone on April 11, accor...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Make Microsoft President Facebook's New CEO, Former Security Chief Says Facebook must hire Microsoft President Brad Smith as its new CEO as it is right time for Mark Zuckerberg to step down, a former Facebook security chie...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Domino’s Pizza lines up Rennie as next chief Domino's Pizza Group is in advanced talks to replace its chief executive amid unrest among its British franchisees and a disappointing recent share pr...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Liz Cheney clashes with NRCC chief behind closed doors Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, privately battled with the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee Monday night, wher...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" is...
06:48, 05/22/2019

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese rem...
06:32, 05/22/2019

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reporte...
21:48, 06/11/2019

Amit Shah, BJP Chief, Joins PM Modi's New Government BJP chief Amit Shah -- the architect of the party's stupendous victory that enabled it to come to power at the Centre for a second term -- became the ...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, UN arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" is...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Martin Feldstein, a Chief Economist Under Reagan, Dies at 79 He took a leave from Harvard to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and, as a deficit hawk, never shied from challenging his White House c...
22:48, 06/12/2019

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where ...
00:32, 06/15/2019

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeki...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Mexico: Arrest warrant issued for former Pemex chief The former CEO of state-run oil giant Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, is wanted on corruption allegations. One of Mexico's most well-known businessmen has also ...
13:32, 05/29/2019

World Cannot Afford Major Confrontation In The Gulf, Says UN Chief The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to disc...
18:32, 06/13/2019