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GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers'

An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: "We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans," a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers'

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UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News ...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emm...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Pro-vaccine lawmaker reports online threat to her children HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all sc...
17:48, 05/02/2019

On Video, BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Alleges Threat To Life Over Marriage Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Rajesh Misra, has posted a video on social media claiming she is in danger from her father aft...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Australian lawmaker likens China threat to Nazi Germany China has said it "strongly deplores" remarks by a prominent Australian lawmaker that compared Beijing to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Jose...
13:48, 08/08/2019

BJP Lawmaker Alerts Cops About Letter With Bomb Threat Against Amit Shah BJP lawmaker from Ganjbasoda in Madhya Pradesh, Leena Jain, Monday approached police, stating she has received a hand-written unsigned letter in which...
20:32, 07/01/2019

Beto O’Rourke Calls Texas Lawmaker’s Warning a Death Threat “My AR is ready for you,” the lawmaker, Briscoe Cain, had tweeted in response to Mr. O’Rourke’s pledge to ban AR-15-style rifles and similar weapons....
22:48, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator The comments by Junius Ho, widely perceived as threatening toward a pro-democracy legislator, were an escalation of sharp words amid a violent period ...
14:00, 07/24/2019

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, respon...
13:16, 07/13/2019

U.S. FAA directive enshrines changes to Boeing 787 Dreamliner The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it was mandating new flight control software and parts to Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner to add...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Florida Lawmaker Warns That Arming Teachers Puts African-American Students at Risk The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws an...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a w...
12:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Russian lawmaker says Iran is responding to US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A Russian member of parl...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Trump denies knowing about directive to hide USS McCain President Trump insisted on Thursday that he had no knowledge of a White House directive to keep the warship USS John S. McCain “out of sight” during ...
09:48, 05/31/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S...
04:48, 05/18/2019

American Businesses Say China's Slowdown Is a Greater Threat Than the Trade War U.S. companies are downshifting in China as its economy slows and trade tensions with the U.S. persist, according to a new survey that highlights soft...
09:00, 09/11/2019

FBI agents warn domestic terrorism poses 'threat to the American people' The FBI Agents Association on Tuesday demanded that members of Congress codify domestic terrorism as a federal crime, warning it poses “a threat to th...
21:48, 08/06/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, official...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last y...
07:32, 06/18/2019

Trump, Defense boss Shanahan both deny link to USS John S. McCain ‘out of sight’ directive A mystery continues to surround a reported U.S. military email that called for the USS John S. McCain to be “out of sight” during President Trump’s re...
08:16, 05/30/2019

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targe...
01:32, 07/11/2019

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior offici...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Iran Says It Will Pass a Uranium Cap. Is It a Threat? What Happens Next? Responding to American sanctions, Iran said it would break a 300-kilogram limit on its uranium stockpile under the 2015 nuclear accord, a significant ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. top security adviser says threat from Iran is not over The threat from Iran is not over but quick action from the United States has helped deter it, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said o...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts ag...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged thr...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts ag...
06:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confronta...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Friday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of en...
01:48, 07/04/2019

Iran is an active threat — but we're willing to talk with them, says US secretary of state The secretary of state says the U.S. is readying military and diplomatic options so that Trump has choices "in the event that the Iranians make a bad ...
07:32, 05/12/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran ...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension be...
12:16, 06/22/2019

‘I get the same intel:’ Iran threat exaggerated by GOP hawks, Rep. Gallego says "What I saw was a lot of misinterpretation and wanting conflict coming from the administration and intelligence community," the Arizona Democrat said ...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counte...
13:00, 06/22/2019

Top US commander: ‘We're not seeking a fight with the Iranian regime’ but Iran’s the top threat PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH: Just five weeks ago, Marine Corps Gen. Frank McKenzie took over as head of U.S. Central Command, with an area of responsibilit...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Iran calls on Trump to address Iranians with respect, not threat of war Iran called on Monday on the United States to address the Islamic Republic with respect, not threat of war, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump th...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Mid...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Trump tweets threat at Iran: 'Never threaten the United States again!' President Donald Trump on Sunday ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Iran, warning that a fight with the United States would "be the official end of Iran...
00:48, 05/21/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles o...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat ...
23:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international t...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq o...
20:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any ...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Iran threat explained: Dunford behind deployments to deter aggression Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian ...
19:48, 05/30/2019

US "Serious Threat To Global Stability": Iran's Hassan Rouhani In Bishkek Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today that US actions present a serious threat to global and regional stability, speaking at an international for...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Uranium Enrichment Threat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” sa...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrele...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are meeting in Vienna as tensions in the Persian G...
14:16, 06/28/2019

Europeans Warn of Formal Complaint Against Iran, a Threat to Nuclear Deal The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain called on Iran to return to full compliance “without delay” and moved closer to filing a formal c...
06:48, 07/10/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented ...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Trump denies U.S. plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to t...
22:32, 05/14/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germa...
15:16, 05/08/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to interna...
12:32, 05/25/2019

Fox News Poll: Six in ten say Iran, North Korea pose a threat to US safety As tensions heat up with Iran and North Korea over nuclear weapons, a majority of registered voters thinks the rogue nations pose a risk to the countr...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Trump Denies US Plan To Send 120,000 Troops To Counter Iran Threat President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to t...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in...
14:48, 06/28/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging th...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Teh...
14:48, 05/20/2019

No increased Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Isi...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration i...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from...
20:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous&rd...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and I...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
03:48, 05/23/2019

On Surprise Iraq Visit, Mike Pompeo Speaks Of "Imminent" Iran Threat Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday as he paid a surprise trip to Bagh...
03:48, 05/08/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft ...
04:32, 05/11/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is s...
06:32, 05/16/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any u...
10:48, 05/09/2019

British General Contradicts U.S. Claim of Increased Threat From Iran-Backed Militias The top British general in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS says there is not an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria, desp...
11:00, 05/15/2019

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors. ...
01:32, 05/22/2019

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the region...
10:48, 07/28/2019

Iran in EXPLOSIVE threat – warns US will face ‘dozens of missiles’ if Trump makes any move IRAN has issued explosive threats to the US, warning president Donald Trump his fleet will face “dozens of missiles” if it “attempts any move” in the ...
09:16, 05/12/2019

'Credible threat' by Iran led to carrier, bombers to Middle East: Acting Pentagon Chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East becau...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Iran dissidents call for Tehran’s embassies in Europe to be shut down amid terror threat A top Iran resistance group is calling on European nations to shut down Tehran's embassies in response to the regime's alleged use of embassies to plo...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris M...
06:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gul...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
04:16, 05/23/2019

EU refuses to concede to Iran’s threat to resume higher uranium enrichment in 60 days unless new terms are met An increasingly hamstrung European Union announced Thursday that it would not accept the 60-day “ultimatum” issued by Tehran this week, in which the p...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Iran backed down in Gulf due to US 'deterrence', says American general Head of central command says he remains concerned about ‘very real’ threat and Tehran’s potential for aggressionIran has chosen to “step back and reca...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Trump threatens 'obliteration' if Iran attacks 'anything American' Donald Trump has warned Iran that an attack on "anything American" will be met with "great and overwhelming force", with parts of the Arab country fac...
18:16, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Pentagon decision to move air carrier and bombers based on ‘credible threat’ Iran plotting attacks WHEN A ROUTINE DEPLOYMENT ISN’T ANYMORE: The chief of naval operations confirmed yesterday that the U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and its esco...
03:48, 05/08/2019

Report: Iran gives death penalty for American woman’s murder TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Wife of American Detained In Iran Wants the A$AP Rocky Treatment From Trump The wife of Xiyue Wang, an American who is being detained in an Iranian prison wants President Donald Trump to intervene in her husband’s case, just l...
16:48, 08/09/2019

People Aren't Buying the American War Machine's Pitch for War With Iran If national security advisor John Bolton is Ahab, war with Iran has long been his Moby Dick. Now, Bolton’s dream of a new, disastrous conflict feels c...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Report: Iran gives death penalty for American woman's murder Iran's state-owned newspaper says the country's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman ...
10:48, 05/18/2019

US orders American civilians out of Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate HOW MANY TROOPS?: One thing seems clear this morning. The Pentagon has drawn up contingency plans to deploy thousands more U.S. troops to the Persian ...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Iran using GPS jammers, pretend to be American warships to trick vessels, US says Iranian forces are actively using GPS jammers and pretend to be U.S. or allies’ warships to trick commercial vessels into traveling through Iranian wa...
03:16, 08/09/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran in decision to move strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came a...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump to Iran: Attacks on 'anything American' will draw 'overwhelming' force Hours after his administration was roundly condemned by the Iranian government Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered another verbal assault that i...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments p...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Iran Drone Video Of American Carrier Appears "Years Old": US Navy Footage of an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf which Iran claimed it shot with a drone in the Gulf appears to be "several years old", the US Navy...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help “I believe the ordeal of my husband and other unjust detention cases deserve the same level of attention,” said Hua Qu. Her husband has been imprisone...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Half of American adults expect war with Iran 'within next few years': Reuters/Ipsos poll Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Taliban kidnap six Afghan journalists Taliban kidnapped six Afghan journalists working for private and government media organizations in eastern Paktia province, government officials and T...
15:32, 09/07/2019

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘overwhelming military response’ if Iran attacks American interests Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that the US should attack Iran if the Islamic Republic followed through on threats against Americans or America’ s int...
23:48, 05/20/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Austra...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s naval chief Adm. Hossein Khanzadi warns US, says Tehran capable of shooting down other American spy drones....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Grandparents leave man accused of trying to kidnap 6-year-old bloodied LEBANON, Ind. (WTHR) – A Lebanon man is in jail after police say he attempted to kidnap a girl from her grandparents’ apartment. Benjamin ...
03:16, 06/14/2019

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of J...
23:32, 08/16/2019

Gunmen kidnap Canadian, Scottish oil workers from Nigerian oil rig Gunman kidnapped three oil workers from Canada, Scotland and Nigeria at a rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, officials said - the second abduc...
23:48, 04/28/2019

US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone WASHINGTON (AP) — US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone....
19:32, 06/20/2019

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been ...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Kidnap claim unravels: Baby thrown down hill, mom charged ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say the claim that a 7-week-old baby was kidnapped has unraveled and the mother has been charged ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Video: Parents fight off woman trying to kidnap their child at airport Dramatic footage released by police shows every parent’s worst nightmare at a busy Atlanta airport.        ...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Feds decline to charge FBI agent who killed kidnap victim HOUSTON — Federal authorities say they will not charge an FBI agent who fatally shot a hostage during a rescue attempt in Houston last year. Daryl Fie...
11:48, 09/05/2019

Man arrested for attempting to kidnap 5-year-old boy outside Katz’s Deli in Manhattan A man was arrested for allegedly attempting to kidnap a 5-year-old boy outside Katz’ Deli in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, sources said. Eric Visa, 46, a...
19:01, 09/02/2019

Pirates Kidnap Eight Crew Members In Raid On German Ship Pirates have kidnapped eight crew members of a German-owned ship in a raid on the vessel off the coast of Cameroon, the Hamburg-based company that own...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Australian Gets 10 Years In Jail For Kidnap, Rape Of British Backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Police chief sacked over slow response in kidnap-murder of girl Romania's police chief has been sacked over the kidnapping of a teenage girl that ended in her murder after they took nearly a day to track her calls ...
14:48, 07/28/2019

California woman posing as social worker tried to kidnap newborn: cops SANTA ANA, Calif. — Southern California authorities say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnapping after allegedly posing as a soc...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man who prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of the kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Ch...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Long Island teen escapes kidnap attempt by Uber driver A quick-thinking 15-year-old girl outwitted the Uber driver who tried to kidnap her and take her to his Brooklyn home to sexually assault her — escapi...
20:48, 08/25/2019

Gunmen kidnap Cameroon opposition leader in restive Anglophone region Unidentified gunmen in Cameroon's Anglophone region kidnapped the leader of one of the country's leading opposition parties on Friday for the second t...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Ex-Army chief César Milani gives evidence in kidnap and torture case Former head of Argentina's Armed Forces expressed 'solidarity with victims' as he denies allegations he participated in 1977 operation that led to kid...
18:16, 05/18/2019

Killer gets two life sentences in kidnap-slay of Bronx body shop owner The family of a murdered Bronx auto body shop owner who was cooperating with authorities against drug dealers confronted one of his killers in court T...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mothe...
04:32, 07/11/2019

Gunmen kidnap two workers at Banro Corp east Congo mine: army Gunmen kidnapped a South African and one Zimbabwean worker at Banro Corp's gold mine in the east Congolese province of Maniema on Sunday, an army spok...
00:16, 07/29/2019

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathro...
08:00, 06/24/2019

2 South Carolina teens arrested for kidnap, rape of 14-year-old girl: police Two teens are behind bars for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from a South Carolina bus stop earlier this year then raping her at gunpoint, authorities ...
12:48, 06/03/2019

Gunmen kidnap two workers at Banro Corp east Congo mine -army Gunmen kidnapped a South African and one Zimbabwean worker at Banro Corp's gold mine in the east Congolese province of Maniema on Sunday, an army spok...
22:48, 07/28/2019

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas...
04:48, 06/21/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington...
06:48, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'overwhelming force' against Iran if it attacks 'anything American' Donald Trump said he would use "overwhelming force" against Iran if it attacks the U.S. again, a threat that comes days after he called off strikes. ...
21:32, 06/25/2019

American Horror Story: 1984's Campy First Teasers Depict a Wet Hot American Bloodbath It seems like just days ago we were all looking forward to basking in the summer sun’s radiating embrace the way nature intended. But suddenly, summer...
20:16, 07/30/2019

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American During the annual White House “Made in America” showcase, President Trump said Monday his administration will require American products to use more Am...
00:00, 07/16/2019

WATCH: What millennials are saying about the new American value system: 'It’s really difficult to be a proud American' Americans used to be taught to value hard work, family, religion and patriotism, but in the new age of social media and enlightened awareness, young A...
05:48, 08/29/2019

American Car Companies Still Aren't Making the Most American Cars Most of the American-made cars sold in the U.S. are Japanese, Tesla is doing great why do you ask, that massive Philly refinery that went supernova ma...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold wo...
23:32, 07/15/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ira...
12:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif s...
08:48, 07/11/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that an...
10:32, 08/19/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnais...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein K...
09:32, 07/23/2019

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, commen...
22:48, 08/25/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., w...
12:32, 05/17/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted...
07:16, 05/23/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention of...
03:00, 08/20/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he ...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike b...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a te...
21:32, 07/13/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (...
12:16, 06/21/2019

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation ...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a se...
13:16, 07/11/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group ...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN dail...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckab...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
06:32, 06/21/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting dis...
15:48, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Ad...
08:16, 06/11/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represe...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hur...
02:16, 05/29/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authoriti...
23:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the ag...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicil...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates...
23:48, 07/28/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of havin...
14:48, 06/19/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s oppos...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Publ...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning ...
04:48, 08/13/2019

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the countr...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the coup...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Now, BJP Lawmaker's Son Threatens Cop With Transfer In Uttar Pradesh The son of a BJP legislator allegedly faced off against the officer in-charge of the Soron Gate police station in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj today, even ...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Smriti Irani Asks Lawmaker To "Please Be Decent". What He Had Said A BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh was asked by Union Minister Smriti Irani to be careful in his choice of words while voicing his concerns regarding a...
20:32, 07/24/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a To...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to Pres...
21:16, 08/22/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean a...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Sing...
20:00, 07/12/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul R...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the p...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if n...
20:48, 05/10/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Van...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate chan...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African Ameri...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmake...
12:00, 05/22/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the...
10:00, 05/03/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Odisha Lawmaker Arrested For Forcing Engineer Do Sit-Ups Odisha Police on Monday arrested newly elected BJD MLA Saroj Kumar Meher for allegedly forcing a junior engineer from a tribal community to do sit-ups...
12:32, 06/24/2019

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke follo...
15:18, 09/13/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen pol...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and ...
01:32, 05/29/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmak...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back wh...
09:48, 07/20/2019

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State ...
08:32, 07/22/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Vitthal Radadiya, Former Gujarat Lawmaker, Dies At 61 Vitthal Radadiya, one of Saurashtra's most prominent politicians and former Member of Parliament from Porbandar in Gujarat, died at his residence in A...
16:48, 07/29/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg...
07:48, 05/25/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Muel...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the all...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr ...
09:16, 07/08/2019

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president Peace with Iran is the mother of all peace and war with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech b...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Top U.S. lawmaker demands answers in Jeffrey Epstein's death A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein in federa...
12:48, 08/13/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was en...
04:16, 05/28/2019

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, ...
05:16, 05/28/2019

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" sh...
21:32, 07/22/2019

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar, the lawmaker from Tikamga...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly...
05:00, 07/02/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Y...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arg...
20:32, 06/04/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus fea...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in t...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Demo...
04:01, 09/14/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for tw...
18:32, 07/18/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president h...
10:16, 05/19/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private...
21:16, 05/23/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Isla...
01:00, 05/15/2019

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

"Azam Khan Must Apologise": BJP Lawmaker On Sexist Remark Against Her Azam Khan has no right to stay in parliament; he must apologise, says the BJP's Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the Samajwadi Party lawmake...
08:16, 07/26/2019

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Next week is last chance for UK parliament to have a say on Brexit: lawmaker Gauke Next week will be the British parliament's last chance to ensure it has some control over the Brexit process before a possible no-deal exit, Conservat...
16:00, 08/29/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called...
00:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after me...
01:48, 08/26/2019

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday alleged in the state assembly that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elec...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today decla...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for Presid...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Arkansas ex-lawmaker’s family saddened, angered by her death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas lawmaker whose body was found at her home last week say they’re saddened and angered by...
21:16, 06/11/2019

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it ...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. la...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia c...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post...
15:16, 05/30/2019

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruli...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Mayawati's Party Dismisses Lone Lawmaker In Jharkhand The Jharkhand unit of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday dismissed its lone MLA Kushwaha Shivpujan Mehta on alleged anti-party activities, a part...
16:48, 07/29/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator sai...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to...
16:48, 06/13/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrict...
09:32, 05/18/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for res...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he h...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Zambrano released from jail Edgar Zambrano had been detained on charges of treason following a failure to seize control in April. His allies have said his liberation was a result...
17:32, 09/18/2019

Tried Alerting Yogi Adityanath About Sonbhadra Situation: Lawmaker A ruling alliance MLA claimed on Wednesday that he wrote to Yogi Adityanath about the in Sonbhadra where 10 tribals were gunned down a week ago, but h...
20:32, 07/24/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infig...
20:00, 07/12/2019

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bl...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawt...
17:32, 05/22/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old prop...
06:48, 05/23/2019

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kickin...
01:16, 06/04/2019

Long Island lawmaker wants to crack down on drunk boating A Long Island state lawmaker is targeting drunk boating by making it a felony offense to drive while intoxicated with kids on board. Another proposal ...
01:48, 08/06/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of...
11:32, 07/19/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify be...
00:00, 06/19/2019

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Tex...
09:49, 09/13/2019

Ohio lawmaker proposes using seized fentanyl in executions An Ohio lawmaker says he has the solution to the state's problem securing execution drugs: use fentanyl seized by police instead.   &#...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in corruption cases LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s nephew has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and filing a fals...
22:48, 06/25/2019

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if t...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Why a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker raised the ire of protesters A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vand...
09:00, 07/24/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmak...
10:32, 05/11/2019

| 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

Aam Aadmi Party Lawmaker Devinder Sehrawat Joins BJP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, the second legislator to quit the party and join the saffron fold i...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legisla...
21:00, 06/07/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said th...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public s...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was no...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
11:16, 06/18/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
17:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Ukraine’s leader vows to end lawmaker immunity Ukraine’s president says one of the first tasks of the country’s new parliament should be to consider a lifting a law granting immunity from prosecuti...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner. ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giv...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

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

The Latest: Lawmaker: Politics behind push for guilty plea SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter ...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to li...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Second AAP Lawmaker Joins BJP, Days After Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, becoming the second lawmaker of the party to switch in less than a week....
14:00, 05/06/2019

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media today for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move...
17:48, 08/06/2019

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested when he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken ...
23:16, 05/05/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Roc...
20:16, 05/17/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that ̶...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Re...
07:48, 05/25/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic ...
14:48, 06/12/2019

A Kenyan Lawmaker Was Kicked out of Parliament for Bringing Her Baby to Work (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Some Kenyan lawmakers are protesting a decision by the temporary speaker of parliament’s lower house to eject their col...
12:16, 08/08/2019

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings pro...
14:17, 09/17/2019

"BJP Is Home": Madhya Pradesh's Richest Lawmaker Won't Join Congress Lawmakers without a core Hindutva background, especially those who joined the BJP from other political groups or after winning the 2013 assembly elect...
23:32, 07/25/2019

US Lawmaker Apologises For Donald Trump's "Embarrassing" Claim On Kashmir An influential Democratic Congressman on Tuesday apologised to India's US envoy for President Donald Trump's "embarrassing" remarks on Kashmir, while ...
08:32, 07/23/2019

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets?" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a p...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Murder Case Against BJP Lawmaker After Unnao Rape Survivor's Car Crash A murder case was filed against BJP legislator Kuldeep Sengar after yesterday's accident in Raebareli, in which two women died and a teenager he alleg...
16:48, 07/29/2019

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't ...
10:48, 06/14/2019

China denounces Australian lawmaker's World War Two Germany remark China said on Thursday it "strongly deplores" comments by the head of Australia's parliamentary intelligence committee, who likened the West's attitud...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Income Tax Searches At Sugar Mill, Home Of NCP Lawmaker In Maharashtra The Income Tax (I-T) department on Thursday carried out searches at the sugar mill and residence of Nationalist Congress Party MLA Hasan Mushrif in Ko...
18:48, 07/25/2019

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her ...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump'...
20:32, 05/19/2019

UK's Johnson steers lawmakers away from early general election: lawmaker Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson has told members of the governing Conservative Party in parliament that he does not want to hold an earl...
18:32, 07/23/2019

Lawmaker rips MLB for refusing to let Mets wear 9/11 tribute hats A Brooklyn lawmaker is accusing Major League Baseball of disrespecting 9/11 first responders by refusing to allow the Mets to wear caps honoring the h...
06:49, 09/16/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over co...
05:48, 05/14/2019

In Lok Sabha, Manish Tewari Versus BJP Lawmaker On Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru was again cited in the debate on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha today, with a BJP member accusing him of ...
17:48, 08/06/2019

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnap...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion ...
05:16, 07/11/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 19 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 19 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building,...
22:48, 05/24/2019

"So Atal Ji Wasn't Proud To Be Indian?" Congress Lawmaker's Jibe At PM Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, the new Lok Sabha leader of the Congress, today verbally hammered the Narendra Modi government, questioning his claims that pe...
15:32, 06/24/2019

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top...
02:48, 07/09/2019

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

"Need Of The Hour Is Reforms In Voters' List": Congress Lawmaker PL Punia Highlighting plight of voters, who find their names missing on polling day, a Congress lawmaker in Rajya Sabha suggested this morning that there shoul...
14:48, 07/30/2019

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot poli...
03:48, 06/21/2019

Pro-Second Amendment lawmaker tones down ad after Dem opponent calls it 'violent rhetoric' A Republican state senator in Virginia changed a Facebook campaign ad Friday after her Democratic challenger called the pro-Second Amendment post “vio...
07:48, 09/22/2019

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and ste...
08:16, 05/24/2019

Accused of racism, Trump ramps up attack on black lawmaker WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump is seeking to deflect the criticism by labeli...
08:16, 07/30/2019

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and a...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed Presi...
03:32, 05/19/2019

Minister DK Shivakumar, JD(S) Lawmaker Shivalinge Gowda Arrive In Mumbai The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD K...
04:32, 07/10/2019

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top l...
21:16, 09/06/2019

Sena Lawmaker Compares PM To Krishna, Says He Wants To Save Muslim Women Shiv Sena lawmaker Vinayak Raut compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lord Krishna on Thursday, saying that he has proved himself to be a saviour i...
23:32, 07/25/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura ...
17:32, 05/20/2019

Rep. John Shimkus becomes latest Republican lawmaker to retire from Congress Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill. announced Friday he will not run for re-election to Congress in 2020, becoming the 14th Republican this cycle to retire, res...
04:16, 08/31/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer sa...
18:32, 07/11/2019

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia ...
20:16, 08/27/2019

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
14:16, 07/27/2019

Trump rejects racism charge, throws it at black lawmaker President Donald Trump on Sunday said disparaging comments he made about a prominent African-American lawmaker and his Baltimore district were not rac...
21:48, 07/29/2019

U.S. lawmaker describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink...
00:48, 07/02/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without...
18:48, 05/16/2019

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahan...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived...
15:48, 09/13/2019

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call from US lawmaker to break up Facebook The social media mogul visited Washington as US lawmakers consider new privacy legislation regulating digital security and user data. One Republican l...
13:16, 09/20/2019

Insurgent Linked To Ambush That Killed Arunachal Lawmaker, Son Arrested A leader of the insurgent group NSCN(IM) who was suspected to be involved in the killing of a lawmaker from Arunachal Pradesh was arrested at a remote...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party ...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Why BJP Expelled Rape And Murder Accused Lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar There was confusion in the ruling BJP on Thursday over Kuldeep Singh Sengar's status hours after news emerged that the jailed four-time lawmaker accus...
16:16, 08/01/2019

Georgia lawmaker Erica Thomas claims man verbally assaulted her Rep. Erica Thomas, who has represented parts of Georgia since 2015, described the incident on Friday in which she said she "feared for her life." ...
01:32, 07/22/2019

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigran...
20:16, 08/22/2019

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a politica...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappl...
07:16, 06/24/2019

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White Ho...
00:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speake...
01:00, 05/22/2019

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from h...
11:34, 07/06/2019

NCP Lawmaker Dresses Up As Hemant Karkare, Hits Out Over "Curse" Remark NCP assembly lawmaker Prakash Gajbhiye Wednesday turned up at the Vidhan Bhavan dressed as killed police officer Hemant Karkare, to protest against BJ...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Indian state lawmaker killed in suspected rebel ambush ITANAGAR, India (AP) — Police say an Indian lawmaker in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has been killed in an ambush by suspected rebels. ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Renuka Chowdhury Slams BJP Lawmaker For His ''Open Defecation'' Remark Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP lawmaker Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira G...
01:32, 04/29/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.  ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government leg...
10:16, 05/10/2019

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka law...
14:32, 07/10/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for o...
04:16, 05/20/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls Poland’s opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried t...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressu...
22:32, 09/05/2019

"Fight There, Not Here": Speaker Tells Lawmaker On Cauvery Water Dispute "Fight there, not here," was Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's reply when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state...
18:32, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify be...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker protesting a gas pipeline project in her neighborhood is apologizing for saying “Nazis were...
23:48, 05/02/2019

"Now Marry Fair Kashmiri Women": BJP Lawmaker's Article 370 Shocker A BJP lawmaker explaining the merits of the centre's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 offered this appalling point - ...
13:16, 08/07/2019

"Brother Kuldeep Going Through Hard Times...": BJP Lawmaker On Rape Accused A BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh has come out in support of his expelled colleague and rape accused Kuldeep Sengar, who is in jail for over a year for ...
05:16, 08/03/2019

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanni...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Trump's comments on black lawmaker hyperbole, not racism: top aide President Donald Trump was speaking hyperbolically when he lashed out at a prominent African-American lawmaker by calling his district "disgusting, ra...
19:48, 07/28/2019

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on ...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Lawmaker Kicked Out of Kenyan Parliament for Taking Baby to Work Zuleikha Hassan said she took her 5-month-old to the National Assembly because an emergency had left her without child care. She was escorted from the...
16:48, 08/07/2019

'It's my homeland': how a Native lawmaker is defying Trump's drilling push Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets ...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a wh...
00:48, 09/20/2019

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the ra...
08:32, 07/12/2019

"BJP Offering Minister Post, Money, Won't Accept": BSP Lawmaker Ramabai Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Ramabai on Monday claimed to have been offered a ministerial berth and crores of rupees by the Bharatiya Janata Party (B...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devind...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Ex-GOP lawmaker Erik Paulsen joins USMCA lobbying effort Former Minnesota Republican congressman Erik Paulsen announced on Wednesday he had joined the Pass USMCA Coalition, an ad-hoc group of trade associati...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas have confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former state legislator is hers and say they&#...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South America...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Iranian lawmaker says 'saboteurs from a third country' may be behind Fujairah explosions: IRNA A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Monday that "saboteurs from a third country" could be behind explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirat...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker fights election challenge Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia’s Parliament and for a senior government minister have appeared in a court to...
07:00, 09/18/2019

Bihar Lawmaker Admits To "Small Mistakes" In Fight Against Encephalitis Encephalitis has claimed the lives of 126 children in Bihar until now, a majority from the Muzaffarpur area, and public anger against the administrati...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a groce...
04:00, 07/12/2019

UK lawmaker issues etiquette, writing guidelines that ban words including 'hopefully,' 'very' The new leader of Britain’s House of Commons known for his orate rhetoric and affinity for tradition has issued a painstaking list of grammar and etiq...
16:48, 07/27/2019

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping...
03:16, 07/19/2019

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur pa...
03:16, 05/31/2019

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues ov...
23:32, 07/17/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becomi...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts t...
21:48, 08/22/2019

Pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong: Apologize to me or take 'path of not being alive' A pro-Beijing lawmaker who has become a figure of hate among pro-democracy circles in Hong Kong has issued a direct threat to his opponents after vand...
07:16, 07/24/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new repor...
12:16, 06/06/2019

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament p...
18:16, 07/11/2019

China rejects U.S. lawmaker's comments on HK protests, human rights China said it strongly opposes what it calls "erroneous" claims made by Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel, who criti...
12:48, 07/28/2019

Gujarat Independent Lawmaker Disqualified For Invalid Caste Certificate An independent MLA from Gujarat's Morva Hadaf seat was disqualified for submitting an invalid caste certificate for contesting election from the assem...
14:00, 05/03/2019

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for ...
16:16, 07/27/2019

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in ...
17:00, 07/17/2019

J&K India's Internal Issue, Imran Khan's Rhetoric Ridiculous: US Lawmaker Asserting that Kashmir is an internal issue for India, Indian-American lawmaker Ro Khanna who recently joined the Pakistani Congressional Caucus has s...
06:48, 08/29/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at Argentina's Embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a ...
00:32, 05/10/2019

British lawmaker suspended after grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala din...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy i...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who w...
04:32, 06/15/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in p...
20:32, 06/14/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abor...
18:48, 05/12/2019

Lawmaker demands answers from VA after veteran reportedly found covered in ant bites Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is demanding answers from the Department of Veterans Affairs after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found last week co...
08:32, 09/13/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump J...
00:32, 05/24/2019

South Korean lawmaker sparks outrage after scolding nominee for not having baby A South Korean lawmaker came under fire this week after he scolded a female nominee to the country's antitrust body for not having a child to fulfill ...
16:32, 09/05/2019

Iranian lawmaker says explosions at UAE port show Gulf security is fragile A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday that explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates showed that the security of Gulf states is fra...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Lawmaker Héctor Olivares dies, three days after shooting attack near Congress A member of the pro-government Radical Civic Union party who represented La Rioja province in the Chamber of Deputies, Héctor Olivares passed away thr...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Former World War 2 Navajo Code Talker And Lawmaker John Pinto Dies At 94 John Pinto, a Navajo code talker during World War II who went on to a long career as a Democratic state lawmaker in New Mexico, has died at age 94, hi...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped h...
00:32, 05/10/2019

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "op...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Refuses To Chant Vande Mataram During Oath Samajwadi Party lawmaker Shafiqur Rahman Barq, while taking oath in the parliament, said as far as Vande Mataram is concerned, it is against Islam and...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with ...
02:48, 08/21/2019

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were r...
23:16, 07/18/2019