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

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

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

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White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican ...
20:36, 05/01/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution...
10:36, 04/30/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the Unit...
14:48, 04/28/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing...
03:36, 05/21/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help ope...
10:00, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's off...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring Syst...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints abo...
00:48, 05/02/2019

NASA plans to use Trump funding to send woman to the moon by 2024 NASA plans to send the first woman to the moon in 2024 with the help from $1.6 billion funding increase in their budget from president Trump, the age...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to make a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of its “whoop whoop yeah!”-style w...
13:00, 05/17/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Mueller testimony before House committee tentatively set for May 15, Dem rep says Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., said on Sunday that a tentative date of May 15 has been set for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to appear before the Hou...
22:48, 05/05/2019

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, a...
06:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. House committee prepares contempt vote against Barr A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demand...
14:12, 05/08/2019

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special couns...
22:36, 05/21/2019

Robert Mueller to testify before House committee – report Representative Jerry Nadler told reporters the agreement was for Mueller to testify sometime in MayBarr testifies to Congress – live updatesThe chair...
19:36, 05/01/2019

House committee readies contempt vote against Barr The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a...
13:24, 05/08/2019

Rex Tillerson meets with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday, holding talks reportedly on his roc...
01:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a...
13:36, 05/08/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr ...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democra...
13:36, 05/07/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted ...
20:36, 05/16/2019

Judge sides with House committee seeking Trump’s financial records A federal judge in Washington, DC, on Monday declined to block a House subpoena to President Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, for his financial r...
03:24, 05/21/2019

Watch live: House judiciary committee holds hearing without Don McGahn The House judiciary committee will go ahead with a hearing Tuesday that was supposed to include testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidant, as well as former White House deputy counse...
00:00, 05/22/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller rep...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Coun...
23:00, 05/21/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert ...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump admi...
16:00, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an un...
17:36, 05/06/2019

House Judiciary Committee Sets Tentative Date for Mueller to Testify [UPDATED] Update, Sunday, 1:42 p.m. ET: Rep. David N. Cicilline has walked back his comments on Fox News Sunday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifying...
20:36, 05/05/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurrican...
19:36, 05/10/2019

White House asks Congress for $4.5B to cover aid, security at U.S.-Mexico border The White House on Wednesday sent a request to Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to cover humanitarian assistance and beef up security at ...
19:24, 05/01/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes aft...
03:24, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal batt...
05:36, 05/09/2019

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn, claimed on Tuesday evening that "80-90 percent" of the fellow Democrats who sit on committ...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- includi...
00:00, 05/23/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

House committee subpoenas Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig over Trump tax returns A House committee issued subpoenas Friday ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to turn...
23:24, 05/10/2019

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions...
08:00, 05/21/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Service...
21:12, 05/05/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom in now-viral video: 'Johnny, you picked the wrong house' Though many teen dreams are made of surprise promposals involving doughnuts, one high schooler from Nevada probably thought he was hallucinating when...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June...
01:00, 05/16/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Repr...
04:12, 05/04/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. H...
04:12, 05/04/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under ...
07:00, 05/11/2019

White House reviews military plans against Iran: New York Times The top U.S. defense official has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 ...
08:24, 05/14/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national se...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Wall St. falls as White House plans to raise China tariffs U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump pledged to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though Wall Street finished well off its session l...
00:24, 05/07/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops...
08:00, 05/13/2019

UK Conservatives' Brexit talks with Labour 'constructive and detailed' Talks held on Tuesday between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit were "const...
23:12, 05/07/2019

New Land Rover Defender: front end detailed in new shots Land Rover's reborn 4x4 icon is readying for 2020 release, and new official images give a better glimpse at design Land Rover is continuing the gra...
14:36, 05/10/2019

Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps Facebook has created highly detailed population maps to help health organizations, researchers and universities tackle disease outbreaks and plan pub...
20:24, 05/20/2019

Thousands of Linksys routers leaked detailed device connection records If you were looking for more proof that all of your connected devices were out to get you, look no further than a new report from Bad Packets chief r...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump admini...
11:48, 05/17/2019

The Division 2 May 2 update patch notes: Downtime, server status and fixes detailed Ubisoft is due to deliver another update in The Division 2 tomorrow, and ahead of the update going live, you can expect some downtime. Here's what yo...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Avengers Project: Square Enix combat gameplay detailed - melee, stealth and more revealed It's been a very long time since we've heard anything about the upcoming Avengers game coming from Square Enix, but thanks to a job listing, we have ...
13:12, 05/07/2019

Google is scanning your Gmail inbox to keep a detailed list of your purchases, and there's no easy way to erase it (GOOGL, GOOG) Getty Google keeps track of many purchases you make that send digital receipts to your Gmail inbox. Your buying history is kept on a page called "Pu...
22:12, 05/19/2019

All You Need To Know About State Bank Of India ATM Transaction Limits SBI account ATM charges: SBI savings account holders with an MAB or monthly average balance - minimum balance - above Rs 25,000 are allowed unlimited...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Semenya to race in 3,000 in wake of new testosterone limits STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic next month, a distance that doesn’t fall und...
00:36, 05/21/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they att...
04:12, 05/11/2019

Sir Philip Green plans to inject £100m into the Arcadia pension scheme as part of plans to half its annual contributions from £50m to £25m Sir Philip Green plans to inject £100m into the Arcadia pension scheme as part of a proposal to be unveiled today which will include halving its annu...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions betw...
10:48, 05/21/2019

It Almost Seems Like Trump Thinks Regular Term Limits Should Not Apply to Him In spite of his frequent bouts of addle-brained juvenilia, President Donald Trump has nevertheless managed to oversee a remarkably consequential two...
16:36, 05/06/2019

Washington State Limits Exemptions for Children Not Being Vaccinated (VANCOUVER, Wash.) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from ...
01:48, 05/11/2019

Site of F-16 crash, including freeway, remains off-limits A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern Califo...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars ...
17:36, 05/10/2019

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

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speed...
11:12, 05/21/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the a...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace industry trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs impos...
16:12, 05/15/2019

'Shale is not superman.' Geopolitical chaos is testing the limits of America's oil boom America's new role as the world's leading oil producer made it easier for President Donald Trump to crack down on Venezuela and Iran with punishing s...
07:36, 05/06/2019

Opinion: If Caster Semenya penalized for her biology, what's next? Height limits? International sports court rules track officials can impose rules to limit naturally high levels of testosterone in female runners.   ...
23:00, 05/01/2019

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repres...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a p...
05:12, 05/08/2019

"Crossed All Limits": Sushma Swaraj Warns Mamata Banerjee After Outburst Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared at a public rally in Bengal's Purulia that she would like to treat Prime Minister Nar...
00:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the...
23:36, 05/15/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier has gone to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Facebook sai...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcom...
02:48, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weak; Argentine peso up on central bank's easing of intervention limits Most Latin American currencies softened on Monday against a firm dollar, while Argentina's peso soared after the central bank came out in defense of ...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Recognizing limits of border wall, Trump turns his focus to asylum changes amid immigration surge The president’s memo directing staff to develop rule changes to dissuade migrants came after internal push from senior adviser Stephen Miller, aides ...
00:36, 05/01/2019

Bolivia's Morales defies term limits, launches bid for fourth term Bolivian President Evo Morales launched his campaign for a fourth term on Saturday in a remote coca-growing valley without addressing the biggest con...
03:36, 05/19/2019

What to know about Piaget's stages of cognitive development Some psychologists believe that children go through four separate stages of cognitive development, which they call Piaget’s stages. Learn more about ...
14:31, 04/28/2019

Prince Charles on Bitcoin: ‘It’s a very interesting development’ A Twitter user posted a video of them asking the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, what he thought of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockcha...
16:00, 05/08/2019

China urges UK not to discriminate against Huawei in 5G development China on Sunday warned Britain not to discriminate against companies involved in developing the 5G network and to resist pressure from other countrie...
14:32, 04/28/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indict...
05:24, 05/08/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corrupti...
20:12, 05/02/2019

Netflix will be talking games development at E3 2019 While Nintendo and Sony are both missing out on E3 this year, it looks like Netflix will be there to fill some stagetime.The official E3 Twitter acco...
12:13, 05/14/2019

Choice Is Between Dynasty And Development In UP: Amit Shah In a last-ditch attempt to wrest Rahul Gandhi's home turf Amethi from the Congress, BJP president Amit Shah held a roadshow here on Saturday and asse...
02:36, 05/05/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt’s economic development BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Why designers are your development team’s secret weapon It’s no question that design is becoming more important throughout our lives. Having or using something well-designed makes all the difference. Compa...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester C...
10:12, 05/13/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronym...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this...
20:24, 04/29/2019

India's Bigbasket gets $150 mln in fresh funding A group of investors including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China's Alibaba Group has led a fresh $150 million funding round in online grocery c...
12:12, 05/06/2019

Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says U.S. support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is the best option for stemming...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Audi renews hydrogen powertrain development scheme Audi’s most recent fuel cell foray was the 2016 h-tron concept Firm ramps up fuel cell efforts with new prototype amid EV development concerns Aud...
08:24, 05/03/2019

Collapse of Brexit talks a very negative development: Irish PM The collapse of talks between Britain's two main parties aimed at finding a way to leave the European Union with the support of a majority of lawmake...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Channing Tatum's Gambit to remain in development hell Today, Disney unleashed what can only be described as an overwhelming onslaught of release dates. To say that the list—which includes three new Star ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the n...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Start learning front- and back-end development with this $25 bundle One step to proving you’ve got the training to tackle all levels of a complex digital creation is with certification like that found in The Beginner’...
15:12, 05/20/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read ...
22:24, 05/11/2019

Di Resta: Aston Martin DTM development like a guess with experience Paul di Resta says the development of the Aston Martin Vantage DTM that will make its series debut at Hockenheim this weekend was "like a wild guess ...
19:24, 05/03/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 20...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Thousands of Oregon teachers walk out over funding Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewid...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spe...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securi...
21:36, 04/29/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as...
16:24, 04/29/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their re...
18:12, 05/01/2019

HoloLens 2 Development Edition comes with free Unity software trials With the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, Microsoft is doing everything it can to get devs onboard its new mixed reality headset. It'll come with...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks - UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their re...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Angry protests erupt in Tunisian city demanding development About 5,000 Tunisians protested on Monday in central Sidi Bouzid city against marginalization and deteriorating conditions, two days after the deaths...
15:48, 04/29/2019

"VVPAT Is Good Development, Really Impressed With EVMs": Australian Envoy The Australian High Commissioner to India, who is in Delhi to observe the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, praised the Election Commission for a "well-organ...
16:36, 05/12/2019

Boeing explains development process behind sensors on planes that crashed Boeing Co set out in greater detail on Sunday the development process that led it to make the AOA Disagree alert a standard item on the 737 MAX befor...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Defying Brexit, Volvo car brand Polestar picks UK for new development hub Swedish luxury electric carmaker Polestar, which is jointly owned by Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent Geely, is setting up an R&D centre in Britain ...
11:12, 05/08/2019

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
20:12, 05/14/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accor...
14:39, 04/28/2019

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop w...
23:12, 05/14/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for...
00:48, 05/14/2019

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena, as DOJ asserts 'immunity' President Trump has directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to skip a House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday, citing a Justic...
23:12, 05/20/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruc...
21:00, 05/01/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGah...
00:12, 05/21/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Demo...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern ...
21:48, 04/28/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pa...
18:12, 04/28/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the no...
20:48, 05/14/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction ...
01:12, 05/16/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his ...
16:48, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allega...
21:12, 05/15/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually...
03:24, 05/10/2019

Family asks for help after hit-and-run TUCSON – Friends and family members are asking for the public’s help after longtime Tucson resident Jessica Bridgers was seriously injure...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House ...
01:24, 05/09/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn...
20:12, 05/07/2019

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said o...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to e...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, B...
12:48, 05/06/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 bill...
16:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securi...
21:24, 04/29/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Pla...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for con...
14:38, 04/28/2019

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested em...
22:36, 04/30/2019

'It's a dangerous time': can UK and US universities survive funding cuts? The vice-chancellor of the University of California and the University of Bristol’s leader on how universities are threatened by policy and funding c...
09:12, 05/09/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
03:12, 05/04/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company al...
08:12, 05/17/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldr...
22:36, 05/08/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawl...
22:48, 05/10/2019

As Cyberpunk 2077 Development Intensifies, CD Projekt Red Pledges To Be 'More Humane' To Its Workers Footage of the upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 has blown away fans so far, but coupled with that hype is a burning question: Are workers at...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Condo development promises homebuyers free avocado toast for a year A luxury condo development in Vancouver, which opens this year, is adding another perk to set it over the edge with its peak demographic of millennia...
13:48, 05/02/2019

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes...
05:12, 05/21/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for development plan to stem Central American migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and ot...
04:12, 05/21/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalis...
00:12, 05/07/2019

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursda...
14:38, 04/28/2019

No Roads, No Development, No Votes: Uttar Pradesh Village Boycotts Polls Fed up with the abysmal state of roads and overall development, villagers of Gram Sangaldeep in Domariyaganj Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh ...
16:36, 05/12/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustain...
15:24, 04/28/2019

Sheila Dikshit's Poll Campaign In Northeast Delhi Hinged On Development Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today said that development was the main issue she highlighted while campaigning for the Northeast Delhi L...
16:36, 05/12/2019

W Series Points Leader Jamie Chadwick Becomes Williams F1 Development Driver British racer Jamie Chadwick—a sports-car and single-seater driver who’s a race winner in British Formula 3, a champion in the British GT GT4 divisio...
17:12, 05/20/2019

World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar's divided Rakhine Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Bayonetta 3 update: Development still alive, final game may see a 'change in direction' It's been a while since developer Platinum Games checked in on Bayonetta 3 with us, but a quick bit of information in a new interview tells us some t...
19:48, 05/02/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is “optimistic” an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new const...
00:48, 05/01/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homeland...
01:36, 05/09/2019

Buy Committee: Should I Invest $650 on a Traeger Pellet Grill? Summer’s nearly here, and that means it’s almost prime grilling season. Unless, of course, you don’t have a proper set up. Twitter follower David Rob...
01:36, 05/18/2019

NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass inter...
19:48, 05/22/2019

White House to tell former counsel not to comply with House subpoena: ABC The White House has decided to tell former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents relating to Speci...
17:36, 05/07/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migr...
00:12, 05/01/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to ...
20:48, 05/21/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding ...
12:48, 05/09/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with...
02:36, 05/02/2019

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,...
15:36, 05/22/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of ...
23:12, 05/17/2019

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the re...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key que...
14:00, 05/18/2019

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimpl...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fu...
07:24, 05/22/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including...
05:36, 05/14/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden heal...
04:24, 05/16/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 ...
10:24, 05/06/2019

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government fu...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide ralli...
00:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: School funding pulled into Kansas budget impasse TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Republican legis...
23:12, 05/04/2019

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political de...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Mazda Challenges BMW and Mercedes, Shames Toyota With Development of New Straight-Six Skyactiv-X Engine According to the March 2019 fiscal year results report, Mazda is apparently developing an all-new straight-six engine with Skyactiv-X technology, joi...
17:24, 05/09/2019

GenDyn nets $497M for submarine, carrier industrial base development, expansion General Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a $497 million contract to grow the industrial base to support development and construction of Columbia- a...
16:12, 05/21/2019

'Score a goal’ for humanity, says Mohammed, celebrating winning link between sport and development Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told an event in New York on Wednesday ...
14:48, 04/28/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — ...
21:12, 05/18/2019

Motor racing: W Series leader Chadwick joins Williams F1 in development role Jamie Chadwick, leader of the women's W Series, celebrated her 21st birthday on Monday with a new role as development driver for the Williams Formula...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Babies & Birdies: Daycare development opens door for LPGA baby boom For many LPGA players, the Smucker's LPGA Child Development Center has enabled them to extend the life of their careers.    ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nati...
22:36, 05/18/2019

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reachin...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son, a source familiar with the matter said. Trump Jr. receive...
01:36, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Committee chair slammed over Trump Jr. subpoena WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee’s subpoena of Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Republicans are ...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Committee questions German treatment of deported Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being depor...
11:24, 05/09/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with t...
04:24, 05/15/2019

Buy Committee: How Should I Upgrade My Sonos-Powered Home Theater? I love my Sonos Beam. It sounds great, plays well with my other Airplay 2 speakers, and it was super simple to set up. The problem is: I love it too ...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and changing t...
22:12, 05/10/2019

Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches -- the international distance, which is more ...
23:36, 05/10/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares ...
10:48, 05/06/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for using N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word d...
13:12, 05/10/2019

Nibali asks Yates for more respect "Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d\u0...
02:24, 05/12/2019

'Scoundrel' Asks Good Question Last night, Tucker Carlson brought on former Federal Reserve Board nominee Stephen Moore, who was forced on Thursday to withdraw from the confirmatio...
20:24, 05/03/2019

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Dubai’s $323M Bitcoin luxury real estate development reportedly hits a snag If you were hoping to splash your Bitcoin on luxury real estate in Dubai, you may have to wait a little longer.   According to The Times, the world’s...
14:36, 04/29/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies th...
12:36, 05/07/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion p...
15:36, 05/07/2019

Energizer P18K Pop With 18,000mAh Battery Fails to Raise Funding Target After turning heads with its 18,000mAh battery and pop-up front dual-camera setup, the Energizer P18K Pop failed to meet its Indiegogo funding target...
09:24, 05/01/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ball...
21:36, 05/10/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 ...
05:12, 05/14/2019

For Single Mother Headed to NASA Internship, Funding Is No Longer a Problem India Jackson, a doctoral student in physics, landed a coveted NASA internship in Houston. Within 24 hours, a GoFundMe campaign raised enough money t...
23:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Tae...
00:24, 05/11/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its onli...
17:12, 05/16/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing grou...
21:24, 05/09/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support ...
20:12, 05/09/2019

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said o...
07:24, 05/22/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently h...
12:12, 05/21/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequ...
13:48, 04/30/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg li...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moo...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the internation...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate t...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify After Reaching Deal With Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to give limited additional closed-door testimony in June in a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to t...
03:00, 05/15/2019

UK Conservative 1922 chairman to consult with committee after PM May meeting on Friday The head of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee, Graham Brady, said on Wednesday he would consult with the committee's executive following a meet...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., reports say The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify about the Russia investigation, becoming the first member of the preside...
20:24, 05/09/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for repeated use of N-word during committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word d...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., according to a published report. The subpoena is in relation to...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Anita Hill: Biden's committee could have kicked off #MeToo decades ago Hill wrote in a New York Times op-ed the cultural shift might have started in 1991 had the Senate judiciary committee ‘done its job’ Anita Hill on Fr...
17:48, 05/10/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in D...
23:24, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressiona...
22:24, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee again Under the deal, Trump Jr. would appear for closed-door testimony in June, and the interview would be limited to only a few hours, according to people...
07:36, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, source says The Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr., the president’s oldest son, a source confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congre...
01:12, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
02:00, 05/23/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the firs...
20:24, 05/14/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that...
02:24, 05/14/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalatin...
14:24, 05/12/2019

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says she has requested a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is jailed in B...
11:48, 05/20/2019

NFL asks teams to stop Oklahoma drill, others In response to data that showed a high rate of concussions during the early part of training camp in recent years, the NFL has asked teams to elimina...
19:24, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he's instructed his politi...
21:48, 05/11/2019

Duplex owned by Argentina’s richest man asks $2.75M An Upper East Side duplex that was formerly owned by the late Argentine oil and gas mogul Carlos Bulgheroni is on the market for $2.75 million. At th...
13:48, 05/02/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to ta...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Report says Coke's academic research funding comes with a hitch. It can kill studies it doesn't like It said Coke retained the right to "quash studies" or "pressure researchers" in at least five agreements with academic institutions from 2015 to 2016...
02:12, 05/08/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part ...
22:48, 05/16/2019

Border apprehensions to surpass last 13 year totals in 122 days, DHS heightens funding plea The Department of Homeland Security is forecasting that border apprehensions of illegal immigrants will surpass the totals of the last 13 years in ju...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he orig...
05:36, 05/10/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $...
10:12, 05/09/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encount...
18:36, 05/05/2019

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections SIOUX FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcass...
19:48, 05/16/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General in contempt of Congress House Democrats have voted to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to release a full version of the Mueller report. Preside...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo'...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern...
15:24, 05/01/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
14:38, 04/28/2019

GOP Senate committee stakes its claim in race to woo Michigan’s John James A memo seeks to quiet doubts about a second Senate run for James, including whispers that a statewide campaign could actually imperil Trump’s reelect...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like ...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will t...
01:12, 05/23/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. About His 2017 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimon...
05:36, 05/09/2019

UN decolonization successes can ‘inspire us today,’ UN chief tells Special Committee Since the early 1960s, the United Nations decolonization committee has “accompanied many territories in their journey”, Secretary-General António Gut...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Strikes Deal for ‘Limited’ Interview With Intelligence Committee An agreement between Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee for a “limited” interview appears to have defused tensions among Senate R...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Jr. reaches last-minute agreement to testify before Senate Intel Committee Donald Trump Jr. has reached an eleventh-hour agreement to testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee, most likely in June, Fox ...
01:24, 05/15/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, o...
21:36, 05/09/2019

Air China asks Boeing for compensation over 737 MAX grounding - state TV Air China has formally asked Boeing Co for compensation over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of its orders, the state TV...
07:00, 05/22/2019

"Does Opposition Plan To Have New PM Face Every 6 Months?": Sena Asks Slamming NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his comments on prime ministerial candidates if the BJP does not get the required mandate in the Lok Sabha polls...
01:24, 05/01/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he we...
00:36, 05/15/2019

China Eastern asks Boeing for compensation over 737 MAX grounding China Eastern Airlines has formally requested compensation from Boeing Co for the grounding of its 14 737 MAX aircraft and has delayed deliveries of ...
11:24, 05/21/2019

A sweet, sometimes frustrating Bob's Burgers asks Tina to grow up “Yes Without My Zeke” tells us all we will ever need to know about the titular character and his best friend in this or any other world, Jimmy Jr. Th...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Pima County asks Border Patrol for help with migrants TUCSON – Pima County administrators have sent a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials asking for help dealing with a rising nu...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Why Does Imran Khan Want PM Modi Re-Elected, Asks P Chidambaram The Congress is happy the process of designating JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist has concluded successfully, senior party leader P Chidamba...
11:12, 05/02/2019

Joy Behar asks Trump voters: 'Would you let him invest your money?' The hosts of "The View" had some tough words for President Donald Trump after a New York Times report surfaced claiming that he lost more than $1 bil...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Top Court Asks CBI For Proof After It Seeks Custody Of Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to show evidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar for his allege...
12:48, 04/30/2019

PewDiePie asks for end to 'subscribe' meme after synagogue shooting PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) has largely left himself out of commentary on the effects of the "subscribe to PewDiePie" meme that has been circulat...
09:12, 04/29/2019

Senator asks Canada to ensure Kanter's safety In the event of a Blazers-Raptors matchup in the NBA Finals, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is trying to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter's "safe passage...
05:24, 05/15/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that woul...
09:36, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Agency investigating case of baby cut from womb CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the strangling death of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The agency that l...
23:48, 05/21/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twi...
07:48, 05/01/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid inc...
13:12, 05/07/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security...
14:38, 04/28/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contrad...
10:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: EU agency reports drop in migrant arrivals VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on European migration issues (all times local): 6 p.m. The European Union’s border agency says the number of ...
19:36, 05/14/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers were independent contractors and not its employees, which...
22:24, 05/14/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The UN food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen’s Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and ...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off hi...
19:12, 05/11/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection commit...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’...
17:12, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview wit...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The m...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough question...
01:24, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Jr. strikes deal with Senate Intel Committee after subpoena to testify Trump Jr.'s testimony back in September 2017 was called into question after comments made by the president's former personal attorney Micha...
01:24, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects lik...
19:12, 05/17/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May clings onto power after 1922 Committee meeting Theresa May is still clinging onto power after the executive of the 1922 Committee failed to agree a rule change which would allow a fresh bid to ous...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traff...
03:12, 05/16/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade w...
21:12, 05/10/2019

Condemned Georgia man asks parole board to spare his life Lawyers for a man who's scheduled to be executed this week for killing two women nearly 25 years ago are asking the Georgia parole board to spare his...
18:24, 04/30/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medic...
22:24, 05/09/2019

Air China reportedly asks Boeing for compensation over aircraft grounding Air China has formally asked Boeing for compensation over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of its orders, the state TV Ch...
08:24, 05/22/2019

NC woman allegedly trespasses at CIA, asks to speak to 'Agent Penis' A North Carolina woman is in custody after allegedly trespassing at CIA headquarters outside of Washington, D.C. four times since April 22, including...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed ...
02:12, 05/20/2019

On PM's Caste Comment, P Chidambaram Asks Are People A "Bunch Of Idiots" Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his stance on caste and his "origins as a chaiwala", senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine wheth...
20:12, 05/07/2019

El Chapo asks judge to fire one of his lawyers ahead of sentencing Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to “terminate” one of his own attorneys. In a surprise filing, th...
00:48, 05/05/2019

Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq 'immediately' U.S.-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to return "immediately" for their s...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Ohio asks US Supreme Court to stop redrawing of Congress map COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the redrawing of a new congressional district map until the ...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine wheth...
23:12, 05/07/2019

Chris Brown Calls Rihanna a "Queen" and Asks for New Music Chris Brown is hoping for some new Rihanna music, according to his recent Instagram comments. Earlier this week, the 31-year-old "Stay" singer took ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Family of slain woman's baby asks hospital about protocols The family of the baby cut from his mother's womb after she was strangled is asking the suburban Chicago hospital why authorities weren't immediately...
19:48, 05/21/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer...
19:36, 05/16/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasa...
18:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qua...
03:12, 05/03/2019

Man Asks Swara Bhasker For Selfie, Says "Aayega Modi Hi". Her Response Actor Swara Bhasker, one of the most vocal critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, was in for a surprise recently at an airport. A man w...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Congress Asks Election Body To Act Against PM Over Rajiv Gandhi Remarks The Congress has written to the Election Commission seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Model Code with h...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Brexit: Nicky Morgan asks Theresa May about next vote date Theresa May says she wants to put the vote to ratify her withdrawal agreement before Parliament "as soon as possible" but declines to name an actual ...
22:24, 05/01/2019

AAP Leader Asks Delhi Top Cop For Probe Into Attack On Arvind Kejriwal Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh Monday said he met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and sought a detailed probe into the recent attack on Delh...
00:48, 05/07/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an anti...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is...
19:24, 05/01/2019

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the Wi...
04:12, 05/04/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means pro...
15:24, 04/28/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cul...
04:36, 05/03/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
14:38, 04/28/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.    ...
02:12, 05/22/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millio...
13:12, 05/22/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix ...
21:24, 05/07/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, an...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab ...
14:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pr...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Trump names border patrol chief under Obama to take over Ice agency Mark Morgan, a former FBI agent, supported a border wall – one of Trump’s signature 2016 election campaign issuesDonald Trump said on Sunday that Mar...
21:12, 05/05/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about th...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community...
19:24, 05/13/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in c...
13:24, 05/22/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in de...
03:36, 05/22/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organizatio...
05:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elect...
00:24, 05/23/2019

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years...
14:36, 05/08/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber...
12:48, 04/30/2019

Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea....
15:36, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Missouri child welfare agency head indicted ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on charges against the head of an alternative school in suburban St. Louis (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The head of a sub...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health m...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Missouri child welfare agency head charged with endangerment The head of a suburban St. Louis child welfare agency and alternative school for children with severe behavioral problems has been charged with child...
19:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twi...
06:24, 05/01/2019

Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides bac...
08:00, 05/15/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the Wi...
04:12, 05/04/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambiti...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether former Secretary of State John Kerry violated federal ...
12:24, 05/14/2019

North Korea asks U.N. chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' U.S. North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United St...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
22:36, 05/16/2019

US senator asks Canada to protect Erdoğan critic Kanter during NBA finals Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in ...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.   ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the 2015 nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties between the two countries as the U.S. in...
15:12, 05/17/2019

Mexico asks Brazil's Moro for help with its Odebrecht graft probe: source The Mexican attorney general's office has asked Brazil Justice Minister Sergio Moro to give its investigators access to evidence of alleged corruptio...
05:12, 05/08/2019

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó Asks U.S. Military to Put More Pressure on Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday said he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington t...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doct...
01:12, 05/21/2019

Barr teases Pelosi, asks if she brought her handcuffs on sidelines of DC event Bill Barr did not mince words about his brawl with House Democrats when he ran into Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday on the sidelines of a Capitol H...
21:48, 05/15/2019

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

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Elevation Of 2 Judges: Sources A recommendation to elevate two judges to the Supreme Court by the top court's collegium has run into trouble, with the Centre insisting on a re-thin...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole fo...
09:24, 05/15/2019

‘No negotiations:’ Inuit group asks for Eastern Arctic areas to not be developed "There's some very highly sensitive areas," said P.J. Akeeagok, president of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. "There's no negotiations on certain poi...
01:24, 05/13/2019

On Alwar Rape, PM Modi Targets Mayawati, Asks Why Support Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who hit out at the Congress government over a gangrape case in Rajasthan's Alwar, today shredded Mayawati over her comm...
10:36, 05/12/2019

American Airlines asks court to stop alleged maintenance slowdown American Airlines Group Inc said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, accusing the workers of an illegal s...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Barr asks Pelosi outside the Capitol, ‘Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?’ As tensions between the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers intensify, the attorney general joked to the speaker about preparations to hold...
02:24, 05/16/2019

Cycling: Nibali makes good start, asks Yates for more respect Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d'Ita...
00:48, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mob...
03:12, 05/03/2019

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Bill Barr asks Nancy Pelosi at DC event: ‘Did you bring handcuffs?’ Attorney General Bill Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if she brought “handcuffs” for him Wednesday at an event at the Capitol, according to rep...
01:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12...
06:48, 05/10/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY – The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head Seth Agata will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata,...
21:48, 05/22/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union...
14:38, 04/28/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hai...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola viru...
15:24, 04/28/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive of...
01:00, 05/16/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy wi...
21:12, 05/05/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency ...
14:33, 04/28/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “di...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Sudanese forces seize weapons, including explosives belts: agency Sudanese forces seized explosives belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, devices used to detonate explosives remotely and satellite tele...
22:12, 05/06/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said...
23:12, 05/11/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jai...
14:31, 04/28/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corru...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to flare tensions between Israel and Tur...
22:48, 05/04/2019

Trump says Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who suppor...
17:48, 05/05/2019

Probe Agency Gets 7 More Days To File Reply In Robert Vadra Case The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file an affidavit regarding the maintainability of Robert Vadr...
12:12, 05/02/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, U...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new s...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he ca...
11:36, 05/05/2019

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says UAE to guarantee maritime freedom in the region: agency Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince said on Wednesday the United Arab Emirates is working with Arab countries to guarantee maritime freedom in the region, Emira...
21:48, 05/22/2019