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Sudan's security and defense committee says coup attempt thwarted: Sudan TV

Sudan's security and defense committee said on Thursday that a coup attempt had been thwarted, Sudan TV reported. No more details were immediately available....

Sudan's security and defense committee says coup attempt thwarted: Sudan TV

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Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and the opposition to share power for three years ahead ...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Ethiopia leader says coup attempt thwarted in regional state ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told the state broadc...
09:36, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday....
14:48, 06/23/2019

Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this m...
02:48, 06/14/2019

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
19:24, 07/12/2019

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, say...
01:12, 07/12/2019

Ethiopia Foils Coup Attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt that killed several senior government officials, including its military chief, underlining the deep challenges facing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he launch...
23:36, 06/23/2019

Venezuelans rejoice while watching coup attempt Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)       &...
00:24, 05/01/2019

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
22:24, 06/28/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief killed during coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief has been killed amid a coup attempt in the African country. The prime minister's office said General Asamnew Tsige, head of security for the autonomous Amhara state, tried to top...
14:36, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia’s leader warns plotters following coup attempt Ethiopia’s prime minister has issued a strong warning to anyone who would plot to topple his government, following a coup attempt in the country’s northwestern Amhara region...
18:24, 07/01/2019

2 Russian spies sentenced in Montenegro in coup attempt A Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two Russian secret service operatives, to up to 15 years in prison after they were convicted of plotting to overthrow the Balkan country's governm...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Ethiopia: Army chief shot during coup attempt, says PM After reports of a coup attempt, the prime minister of Ethiopia has said the army chief of staff has been shot. Unknown elements reportedly attempted to topple a regional government....
04:24, 06/23/2019

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organizat...
01:12, 06/21/2019

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot At After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital.It was unclear...
07:48, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
17:36, 06/23/2019

General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt is Reported Killed Gen. Asamnew Tsige had been accused of plotting the shooting of five political and military figures in an effort to seize power in the region of Amhara....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Violent coup attempt foiled in Ethiopia, prime minister says ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said S...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearh...
00:48, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia coup attempt leaves regional leader dead – reports General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara stateThe head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated ...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 to prevent it from joining NATO....
08:48, 05/10/2019

Ethiopia says at least two senior officials killed in coup attempt in Amhara state At least two senior Ethiopian officials were killed during an attempt by an army general to seize power in Ethiopia's northern state of Amhara, state television reported on Sunday....
09:12, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
10:36, 06/23/2019

'Dozens' killed in foiled Ethiopia coup attempt: regional government Dozens of people were killed in fighting during a foiled coup by a rogue state militia in Ethiopia's Amhara region at the weekend, the regional government spokesman said on Wednesday, the first offici...
22:24, 06/26/2019

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary...
03:12, 06/24/2019

Ethiopian government stops coup attempt, military chief killed The Ethiopian governent thwarted a coup attempt on Saturday that left four people dead, including the President of the Amhara Regional Government and the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian army, the offi...
04:36, 06/24/2019

Suspected mastermind of Ethiopia coup attempt shot dead, says official Gen Asamnew Tsige accused of planning attacks that killed army chief of staff and Amhara state president A man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara state has been shot dead...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him mastermin...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Russians, opposition figures sentenced over role in 2016 Montenegro coup attempt Two Russian intelligence officers and two opposition politicians were among 13 people sentenced on Thursday over a 2016 election day plot aimed at toppling Montenegro's government, killing the prime m...
15:12, 05/09/2019

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime...
20:24, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the p...
13:36, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says The government blamed the attack on a brigadier general who had been imprisoned for his political views by the previous government and recently granted amnesty....
17:48, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead....
09:36, 06/23/2019

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
01:36, 06/02/2019

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 the targeting of protesters, DFCF member Madani Abba...
02:00, 05/15/2019

| 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 December, a doctors' committee says....
23:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Tur...
17:24, 05/23/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Repub...
15:24, 06/05/2019

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during ...
06:12, 07/12/2019

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Ethiopia’s prime minister says the army brigadier accused of plotting a failed coup has been killed by security forces. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says the army brigadier accused of plotting a failed coup has been killed by security forces....
14:36, 06/24/2019

Amit Shah, S Jaishankar To Be Part Of Cabinet Committee On Security There will be two new faces in the all-powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) with the induction of BJP president Amit Shah as the home minister and career diplomat S Jaishankar as the external....
15:36, 05/31/2019

Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry: witness Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over to a civilian government....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Homeland Security Committee head seeks greater U.S. role in 5G standards A leading Republican congressman wants the U.S. to take a larger role in international standards organizations as a means to combat Chinese influence.Read More...
01:12, 07/16/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his f...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most cont...
19:36, 06/13/2019

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to rec...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in The organizers of the protests, that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power, say security forces have attempted forcefully to break up a sit-in in the Darfur region...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Sudan security forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum...
15:36, 06/02/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested th...
12:24, 06/04/2019

UN experts: South Sudan security service works outside law UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say South Sudan’s National Security Service has been operating outside the law and poses “a significant threat” to last September’s fragile p...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has rule...
17:48, 05/27/2019

ASEAN defense ministers discuss security proposals Defense ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations have met in the Thai capital to discuss issues including border controls, terrorism and illegal fishing...
11:12, 07/11/2019

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters w...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Clashes among security forces kill vendor in Sudan capital A gunfight among security forces erupted in the capital Wednesday, killing a female street vendor by mistake, a Sudanese medical union said, as protesters resumed their two-day general strike...
22:24, 05/29/2019

Sudan: security forces move in on Khartoum protesters with live fire Security forces attempt to disperse long-running sit-in outside defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a major operation to disperse protesters in central Khartoum, witn...
12:36, 06/03/2019

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the ha...
23:12, 06/19/2019

13 dead after Sudan security forces storm protest camp in ‘massacre’ Footage shared on social media and verified by Reuters showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled in the air. People rushed to carry away those who...
17:24, 06/03/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face similar action....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acquisition head, who said his service needed to have mo...
09:24, 06/28/2019

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, amid heightened tensions between the two countries ...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for th...
19:24, 06/18/2019

UFOs pose ‘vital national security issue’: ex-defense official A former top US defense official believes UFOs pose a “vital national security issue” — and says America isn’t the only country that’s been grappling with unexplained sightings. Christopher Mellon, a ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Sudan security forces raid opposition group office ahead of protest Sudanese security forces raided the head office of a leading opposition group on Saturday, a day before huge protests that are planned to demand a transition to civilian rule, witnesses and a spokesma...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protest...
18:00, 06/14/2019

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest....
15:12, 06/06/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and...
18:12, 04/28/2019

The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state Reuters The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon. That near-record sum is only part of the US national-security spending, the total of which is much higher...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30....
20:36, 06/03/2019

UK Reportedly Thwarted Yet Again in Quest Against Horny Teens The UK government’s plan to implement a mandatory, nationwide age verification system for pornographic websites attracted ridicule from technical experts who pointed out it could easily be evaded by a...
07:12, 06/20/2019

Venezuela gov’t says it thwarted plot seeking to kill Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials say they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolas Maduro and his closest political allies. Maduro spo...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia shooting Police responding to the deadly mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building last week were unable to confront the gunman at one point because they didn't have the key cards needed to open doo...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted An assassination attempt against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, which Maduro claimed was a part of a “fascist” plot to overthrow the government, was thwarted, officials said....
16:12, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Home invasion suspect who was thwarted by 11-year-old on the loose after walking out of hospital Authorities in North Carolina are looking for a suspect who walked out of a hospital on Friday night after an 11-year-old struck him in the head with a machete in a foiled home invasion....
22:48, 06/16/2019

Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia Beach mass shooting Over the radio, they desperately pleaded for the electronic cards and talked of bringing in a sledgehammer, an explosive charge or other means of breaking down the doors....
05:12, 06/06/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elect...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love....
14:48, 05/03/2019

Vendors plan to seek compensation from German govt over thwarted toll-report The companies that were set to operate the German motorway vignette scheme scuppered by a European Court ruling earlier this week plan to demand 300 million euros ($339.21 million) compensation from B...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a c...
01:36, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Vendors plan to seek compensation from German govt over thwarted toll-report The companies that were set to operate the German motorway vignette scheme scuppered by a European Court ruling earlier this week plan to demand 300 million euros ($339.21 million) compensation from B...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merge...
15:36, 06/11/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya viol...
22:48, 07/03/2019

Times Square grenade-attack plot thwarted after 'lone wolf' suspect arrested: reports A suspect described as “a lone wolf” was arrested Thursday in connection with a plan to throw explosives at people in New York City’s famed Times Square, according to reports....
10:48, 06/07/2019

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senio...
23:36, 06/04/2019

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
13:12, 06/12/2019

Security Ministry approves roll-out of tasers across security forces, police Officers will "be able to deal with situations" which do not require the use of force "without employing firearms," new Security Ministry decree declares....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
05:36, 06/04/2019

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
02:24, 06/19/2019

Global security officials to hammer out united 5G security approach Global cooperation is key to ensuring the security of 5G networks, cyber security officials said on Thursday at a meeting in Prague aimed at hammering out how to combat threats as nations begin rollin...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Ethiopia: What we know so far about the 'foiled coup' Top officials were assassinated, one by his bodyguard. Meanwhile, Ethiopia's government was quick to point fingers at General Asaminew Tsige. He was killed in a gunfire exchange on Monday....
20:24, 06/24/2019

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskf...
17:12, 06/28/2019

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government ...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 other people from Montenegro and Serbia sentenced on T...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup: state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital and the main city in its Amhara region since a coup attempt was foiled, state TV reported on Thursday....
01:12, 06/28/2019

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
23:36, 05/27/2019

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest re...
04:12, 06/28/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
08:48, 05/28/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissident...
11:48, 06/20/2019

FirstGroup chairman to depart despite Coast coup failure The chairman of bus and rail operator FirstGroup is to leave the company despite seeing off an activist investor-led challenge to the board and its strategy....
19:12, 06/25/2019

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote that helps ensure the military’s sustained dominance of politics since the country became a constitutional m...
20:24, 06/05/2019

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
11:24, 05/24/2019

Thai king opens first parliament since 2014 coup Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday opened the country's first parliament since the military seized power from an elected government in a 2014 coup....
11:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Plotter of failed Ethiopia coup killed, 182 others arrested The Ethiopian army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces...
19:12, 06/24/2019

| 'Attempted coup' won't derail reforms: Ethiopian government Ethiopia has arrested 255 people following an "attempted coup", the government says, vowing the act of "treason" would not derail democratic reforms as it continues to hunt for suspects....
02:24, 06/29/2019

Turkey arrests 45 in connection with failed 2016 coup At least 45 people have been arrested for alleged links to a group associated with the failed 2016 coup on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government, Turkish authorities said Tuesday....
20:48, 07/02/2019

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:12, 06/20/2019

Montenegro jails 14 over alleged pro-Russia coup plot Opposition leaders among 14 people given jail sentences over alleged plotA court in Montenegro has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including two opposition politicians, over an alleged plot to ove...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Thai king swears in coup leader's cabinet Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
14:36, 07/16/2019

Opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is denouncing a decision by the country’s electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul. The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Mon...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Ethiopia says plotter of failed coup is killed by military ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office says the army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed ...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested: government The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested....
16:24, 06/24/2019

Thailand’s Democrats to vote to join coup leader’s coalition BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s current prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office. ...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies after coup effort The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The reported mastermind of the coup, General Asamnew Tsige, was also killed...
15:24, 06/24/2019

Thailand's Democrats to vote to join coup leader's coalition Thailand's prime minister, who took power in a military coup five years ago, appears set to win a parliamentary vote Wednesday that will give him a second term in office....
18:36, 06/04/2019

Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed Ethiopia’s military chief was shot dead in an attack that followed a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said...
19:36, 06/23/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison...
11:36, 06/20/2019

Liz Cheney: Strzok-Page texts sound ‘like a coup,’ could be ‘treason’ Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo, said in an interview aired Sunday that text messages between former FBI investigators Peter Strzok and Lisa Page “sound an awful lot like a coup” and could even be treason....
20:36, 05/26/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two month...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says ex-intelligence chief helped plan 'coup' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday called his former intelligence chief Manuel Cristopher a "traitor" and said he had helped plan a military uprising called for by the opposition on April 3...
08:36, 05/11/2019

Maduro tells soldiers to fight 'coup plotters' after May Day clashes One person was killed and dozens injured during May Day clashes, according to human rights monitors. More than 150 people were arrested, the government and human rights organisations said....
15:36, 05/02/2019

Ethiopia's PM says army chief of staff shot thwarting coup Ethiopia's army chief of staff was shot while trying to thwart an attempted coup on Saturday in a federal state north of the capital Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said....
08:00, 06/23/2019

Ethiopia’s Army Chief Is Killed Amid Attempted Coup Gen. Seare Mekonnen was shot dead, state news media said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy announced the authorities had foiled a coup in a northern state....
12:00, 06/23/2019

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader on Wednesday when Thailand’s Parliament chose him as prime minister...
20:24, 06/05/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joi...
11:36, 05/09/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the pr...
19:12, 06/23/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand's king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions wil...
13:24, 05/24/2019

Nets’ Durant-Irving coup already helping their bottom line LAS VEGAS — The Nets have always struggled to draw fans. They actually failed to sell out a 2002 Finals game in East Rutherford, NJ — something no other team failed to do until Golden State recently —...
05:36, 07/10/2019

The position battles that remain after Nets’ free-agency coup Free agency hadn’t even officially started Sunday and the Nets had already shaken the NBA by landing two of its biggest targets: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And Brooklyn’s night just kept getting b...
23:12, 07/02/2019

| Ethiopia on edge in ethnic heartland of accused coup leader As gunmen assassinated top officials in Ethiopia's Amhara region during what the government has described as a coup attempt, alleged mastermind Asaminew Tsige holed up in a state-run guesthouse where ...
16:00, 06/29/2019

Mets surprisingly sign Matthew Allan in draft coup Brodie Van Wagenen has one reason to smile, at least. The first-year Mets general manager took a gamble, swinging big with his early picks and then stockpiling under-slot college players, and the unor...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Venezuela says it is confronting small group of traitors attempting coup Venezuela's government is confronting a small group of "military traitors" that are seeking to promote a coup, Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said on Tuesday on Twitter....
13:24, 04/30/2019

The legend of The Martian, the Yankees' $5 million 16-year-old international coup He was born in 2003, but Jasson Dominguez already has an out-of-this-world nickname, a game drawing comparisons to that of Mike Trout -- and a long line of MLB scouts and executives willing to bet tha...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro says authorities foiled opposition coup plot Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday security forces had foiled an opposition coup attempt that included plans to assassinate him and other top political figures and install a jailed ...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Venezuela: Maduro thanks military and denounces 'senseless coup-mongers and traitors' After a botched attempt to overthrow him, Maduro holds ‘march to reaffirm the absolute loyalty of the armed forces’Nicolás Maduro has thanked Venezuela’s military for resisting what he branded a treac...
19:24, 05/02/2019

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seized power from an elected government while he was ar...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Alleged Russian agents convicted for masterminding coup plot in Europe Two alleged Russian intelligence agents have been convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted 2016 coup in the small European nation of Montenegro. Both were tried in absentia, and t...
14:12, 05/10/2019

Clippers' coup to Lakers' lament: NBA free-agency winners and losers The Los Angeles Clippers and the Brooklyn Nets just got a whole lot better during free agency, but things weren’t as great for their cross-city rivalsWhile other leagues like to take their time when i...
11:48, 07/10/2019

Thai coup leader's new cabinet sworn in pledging loyalty to king Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
15:48, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson 'could face Tory coup' over no-deal Brexit stance Tobias Ellwood says MPs would vote against government as Jeremy Hunt accuses rival of cowardiceToday’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has stepped up his criticism of Boris Johnson fo...
14:24, 06/24/2019

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body ...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Lucheses leadership changed hands in bloodless coup orchestrated from prison The leadership of one of New York’s Five Families, the Lucheses, changed hands thanks to a bloodless coup orchestrated from prison, mob-trial testimony revealed this week. Imprisoned-for-life Mafia bo...
17:24, 05/31/2019

Erdogan Hails S-400 Deal As Turkey Marks 2016 Coup Bid Anniversary President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hailed the controversial delivery of a Russian missile defence system despite the threat of US sanctions, as Turkey marked the third anniversary of a bloody......
03:12, 07/16/2019

Bloodhound set for 500 mph desert attempt The Bloodhound supersonic car will undergo a series of test runs on a specially designed racetrack in South Africa in October, as it moves closer to shattering the land speed record and hitting speeds...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Guaido 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, says regional expert: 'You can't have a coup against a dictator' Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
21:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela foreign minister denies military coup underway, blames Washington Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused opposition leader Juan Guaido of operating under or...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
11:12, 05/01/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime M...
19:36, 06/25/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

Bloodhound supersonic car set for 500 mph attempt in October The Bloodhound supersonic car will undergo a series of test runs on a specially designed racetrack in South Africa in October, as it moves closer to shattering the land speed record and hitting speeds...
14:24, 07/10/2019

Murray to attempt comeback if his body allows it Former world number one Andy Murray said he is under no pressure to return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year but he would attempt to make a comeback if h...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and sup...
20:24, 06/18/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges, after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Pro...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Second son dies a week after mom's drowning attempt: report A 7-year-old boy was taken off life support Sunday at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital while surrounded by family a week after authorities believe his mother took him and his 12-year-old brothe...
07:36, 07/08/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-2-hour marathon in Vienna on Oct. 12 LONDON (AP) — Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to run a marathon in under two hours will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12. The attempt will be on a multi-lap course in The Prater, a park in...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising, instead dispersing crowd...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain conc...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Watch: Car burglary attempt interrupted by coyote A security camera in California captured the moment a would-be burglar was chased away from a resident's car by an unusual member of neighborhood watch -- a coyote....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Second Chandrayaan 2 Launch Attempt Likely This Month: Sources The second attempt to launch the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission is likely to be made this month, sources in the Indian Space Research Organisation said today. The launch of India's most ambitious space......
11:48, 07/15/2019

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes after fishing them out of trashcan] head coach Bill O...
23:24, 06/19/2019

Buy Committee: Should My Boss Buy a Projector? Buy Committee, noted hard boiled egg enthusiast, scaffold art provocateur, and our own SVP of Business Development Ryan Brown needs your help....
04:12, 06/22/2019

Buy Committee: Should I Buy a Keyboard for My iPad? As iPads get more powerful and apps get more advanced, they seem poised to replace laptops for many of us. And while the latest models are certainly more powerful than a lot of the computers in the wi...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Buy Committee: Which Gaming Laptop Should I Buy? Buying a laptop is one of the most complicated purchases one can make. And one of our readers, Matthew, needs your help in choosing the right gaming laptop for him....
21:12, 06/28/2019

Buy Committee: Which Electric Kettle Should I Buy? For the perfect cup of coffee, you primarily need two things: great beans and the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The latter can be easily achieved with an electric kettle....
03:00, 06/15/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him surrounded by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt this year Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is to make another attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon later this year, probably in Britain, in a project backed by Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire ...
02:24, 05/06/2019

The Latest: UN rejects Russian attempt to meet on Ukraine KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local): 12:25 a.m. The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian attempt to hold a meeting on a new Ukrainian language law, with opp...
01:00, 05/21/2019

"Pak Won't Dare To Attempt Kargil-Like Infiltration": Army Chief Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did Kargil in 1999 because it has "seen the consequences", Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday and asserted that the armed forces......
14:12, 07/05/2019

Google’s ninth attempt at a messaging service will be based on RCS Enlarge / Google's "Messages" app. It's time for the annual reshuffling of Google's messaging strategy! The latest news comes to us via The Verge, which has a big feature detailing Google Messaging...
19:48, 06/18/2019

N.B.A. Rules James Harden Was Not Fouled on 3-Point Attempt The league’s Last Two-Minute Report stated the Houston guard would have landed safely if he had not extended his legs. It also cited three missed Warriors fouls....
02:00, 04/30/2019

SpaceX returns its Falcon 9 to the pad for another Starlink launch attempt A Falcon 9 rocket is on the pad for Thursday night's launch attempt. [credit: SpaceX ] Af...
02:36, 05/24/2019

How Alonso and McLaren's 2019 Indianapolis 500 attempt unravelled McLaren's 2019 IndyCar return has gone from a planned full-season with proven champions targeted as Fernando Alonso's team-mates, to failing to qualify for a one-off Indianapolis 500 appearance...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Evidence Of New Route Into Scotland For Roman Invasion Attempt A school playing field in Ayrshire, in the west of Scotland, has provided archaeologists with multiple layers of archaeology topped with a Roman marching camp used in the Roman conquest of Scotland.  ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress wil...
03:24, 05/30/2019

Off-duty firefighter dies during triathlon attempt, reports say An off-duty firefighter who was competing in the “Escape the Cape” triathlon in New Jersey this weekend died from “apparent cardiac arrest,” a spokesperson said....
21:24, 06/03/2019

Nirav Modi's Third Attempt To Get Bail Rejected, Here Are Reasons A London judge rejected fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's third attempt to get bail, after his lawyer said that Indian authorities have seized or liquidated the equivalent of $860 million of his funds...
06:36, 05/09/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, B...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the British government said on Thursday, raising the stakes i...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Sunny Garcia’s Suicide Attempt Rocks Surfing The Hawaii native has long been a legend in the sport, but four years after opening up about his mental illness, Garcia’s struggles appear to have led to a suicide attempt....
21:48, 04/30/2019

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
21:24, 06/07/2019

Kipchoge to attempt sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon will take place in Vienna on Oct. 12 this year, event organizers INEOS said on Thursday....
12:24, 06/27/2019

Jet takes off from Florida to attempt global flight records A jet took off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break world records for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles....
20:36, 07/09/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee changes name to recognize Paralympians Organization votes to change name to United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in order 'to create an inclusive environment for Team USA athletes,' CEO Sarah Hirshland says....
23:12, 06/20/2019

Buy Committee: Are Philips Hue Lights Worth It? The smart home is a big, big investment, and one of its biggest stars is the Philips Hue. One of our readers, Ibzan, wonders if the Hue system (and in particular, the Hue LightStrip) is worth the ste...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Two men abducted Florida waitress after dine-and-dash attempt: cops Two men in Florida have been charged with kidnapping after police said they abducted a waitress who tried to stop them from dining and dashing. The pair, Leonel Lopez-Gonzalez, 46, and Fernando Rodrig...
07:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
19:36, 05/24/2019

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, B...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetua...
00:24, 05/29/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San Antonio reported....
04:36, 05/09/2019

Watch live: Jet to take off from Florida to attempt world record flight A jet is scheduled to take off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday morning in an attempt to break a world record for flying around the Earth over the North and South poles. Watch the livest...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Florida cops thwart attempt to smuggle McDonald’s into jail Does the Hamburglar have an alibi? The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Griz...
17:12, 06/03/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Back on After a Court Rejects an Ex-Investor’s Attempt to Cancel It (NEW YORK) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some ...
10:12, 05/16/2019

Union Minister's Son Charged With Attempt To Murder In Madhya Pradesh Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested today in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the matter....
00:12, 06/19/2019

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's so...
22:12, 05/25/2019

Cochise County Jail officers discover escape attempt BISBEE, Ariz. – Two inmates at Cochise County Jail have been moved to maximum security after detention officers located a potential means of escape in their cell. Robert Andrew Sutton, Rodney Jay Enti...
01:36, 06/08/2019

Chinese vlogger’s attempt to eat live octopus immediately backfires A Chinese vlogger found out the hard way that trying to eat a live octopus can really suck. The seafood lover – who is known as “seaside girl Little Seven” and shares videos on the Chinese platform Ku...
16:24, 05/08/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists...
21:48, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp spyware vulnerability: targeted lawyer says attempt was desperate NSO Group technology used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted by spyware that exploits a WhatsApp vulnerability said it ap...
15:24, 05/14/2019

Mate 30 Pro might feature a daring new design that Samsung wouldn’t attempt A report a few days ago from a trusted Samsung insider revealed that Samsung has been working on smartphone designs unlike anything we’ve ever seen. But the company decided not to go forward wit...
02:36, 07/10/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chin...
02:00, 06/13/2019

The Little-Known Story of Harper Lee’s Failed Attempt to Write a True Crime Novel One of the great mysteries in American literary history is what happened to Nelle Harper Lee after July 11, 1960, when To Kill a Mockingbird was published. While her novel sold millions of copies, Att...
14:36, 05/09/2019

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
16:24, 06/02/2019

Government To Revive Plan To Sell Air India After Last Attempt Flopped Air India, which is surviving on a Rs 30,000 crore taxpayer-funded bailout, has failed to maintain its market dominance as a slew of carriers including InterGlobe Aviation and SpiceJet started to......
19:00, 07/05/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happ...
02:24, 06/07/2019

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
20:36, 06/11/2019

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day, another scrub for SpaceX and its mission to launch...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and adverti...
01:24, 07/11/2019

Chicago police seek suspect in arson attempt at synagogue CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are stepping up patrols at synagogues as well as Jewish schools and businesses after an attempted arson at a synagogue and vandalism near others. Police say they’re...
16:12, 05/20/2019

'Cut the lawn at 4am': Norwegians attempt to create first time-free zone Residents of Sommarøy, bright 24/7 in summer, say they want to do ‘what we want, when we want’The 350 residents of Sommarøy in the land of the midnight sun are hoping to free themselves from the tyran...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
01:12, 06/21/2019

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Union Minister's Son Sent To Police Custody In Attempt To Murder Case A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Prahlad Patel's 26-year-old son Prabal Patel, who was arrested in an attempt to murder case, to police custody for a day....
07:12, 06/20/2019

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities have said...
17:24, 07/02/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block third Heathrow runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high c...
14:12, 05/01/2019

NYPD cops injured in attempt to arrest car break-in suspect Two NYPD cops were injured as they tried to arrest a car break-in suspect in Brooklyn early Monday, authorities said. Kevin Janvier, 25, was either breaking in or attempting to break into cars at Aven...
19:24, 07/01/2019

Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro's life: government An attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed, the crisis-hit country's government said. The leader has accused the United States of being behind an alleged coup plot....
08:24, 06/27/2019

Around the world in 48 hours? Former astronaut to attempt global speed record Enlarge / The flight path for One More Orbit's journey around the world. (credit: One More Orbit) As a veteran of three spaceflights (including a stint as commander of the International Space Statio...
04:24, 07/02/2019

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history. It's...
06:24, 06/25/2019

Dutch unsuccessfully attempt to move game to cooler time VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — The Netherlands made an unsuccessful attempt to have its Women’s World Cup quarterfinal game against Italy moved until later Saturday to avoid the harshest temperatur...
19:36, 06/28/2019

Woman slashed outside Brooklyn Whole Foods during robbery attempt: police A woman was slashed by a thief outside a Whole Foods in Brooklyn Monday night before a store security guard stepped in and detained the man at gunpoint until police arrived, police said....
11:36, 07/09/2019

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the U...
23:36, 05/11/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] Spa...
18:00, 06/24/2019

European champion Dudova recovering at home after attempt to take own life "Three-time European wrestling champion Bilyana Dudova is recovering at home after attempting to take her own life two days ago, the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation said on Thursday."...
16:12, 05/23/2019

How embarrassing Suzy Kolber kiss attempt saved Joe Namath Joe Namath’s drinking rock bottom became internet fodder for years and may have saved his life. The Jets’ Super Bowl III hero opened up in his new book — “All the Way: My Life in Fou...
20:00, 05/07/2019

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support th...
03:24, 06/13/2019

There's Now a Committee to Develop Standards for Robotic Exoskeletons Advanced technology is just science fiction until some international standards group forms a committee with an anonymously bureaucratic name to make sure every mind-blowing new advancement is nice and...
00:12, 07/02/2019

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 interference        ...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after S...
01:00, 06/12/2019

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 constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet thi...
01:00, 05/01/2019

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 Robbins, noted Colts fan, needs to know whether Trae...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban approved by committee MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a near total ban on abortion, but added an exception for rape and incest. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-2 Wednesday for t...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Lawmaker removed from committee after shooting squirrel CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire lawmaker who shot a squirrel in his yard and shared a graphic photo of it on Twitter has lost his seat on a legislative committee. Deerfield Republican Rep. Jim Sp...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1...
18:48, 06/19/2019

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 House Judiciary Committee and face questioning over hi...
23:24, 05/05/2019

Robert Mueller to testify before House committee Representative Jerry Nadler told reporters the agreement was for Mueller to testify sometime in MayBarr testifies to Congress – live updatesThe chairman of the US House judiciary committee has said th...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as the lender tries to recover from a scandal tying accounts at branch...
10:00, 05/13/2019

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 battle with the Trump administration over access t...
02:36, 05/09/2019

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 homelands after observing that one man's genitals were sque...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power, according to...
21:36, 05/01/2019

A Crazed Attempt to Discern the X-Men Movie Timeline in Its Entirety After Dark Phoenix Nineteen years after it all began, and helped usher in the early waves of the superheroic cinema dominance we see today, Fox’s X-Men saga is at an end with the release of Dark Phoenix. It may have gon...
21:36, 06/12/2019

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio show, talking about the Russia i...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
19:12, 05/14/2019

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory bus...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury, claiming it violates the First Amendment...
20:24, 06/10/2019

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect ...
23:12, 05/30/2019

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
18:12, 06/01/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
23:00, 06/11/2019

New Zealand police called in after mass hacking attempt on 'wellbeing' budget Treasury says systems deliberately hacked, with more than 2,000 attempts since SundayNew Zealand police have been asked to investigate after the Treasury office said its systems were hacked in an atte...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matters to him: the brands. With this access, he approac...
05:48, 06/21/2019

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] ...
07:12, 06/01/2019

California credit union to attempt Guinness record for shredding paper A Southern California credit union is inviting members of the public to dispose of their old documents in a Guinness World Record paper shredding attempt....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
05:00, 05/21/2019

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain af...
20:00, 06/05/2019

NASA Accidentally Destroys NYC in Attempt to Save Denver (Thankfully It Was Just a Simulation) If you really want to prepare for an asteroid impact, you might as well simulate some of the worst possible outcomes—like an asteroid blasting into the heart of New York City.Read more......
21:36, 05/08/2019

Fox News' Latest Attempt To Smear Ilhan Omar is Pathetically Lame Fox News, and particularly its top tier racist Laura Ingraham, is hardly the place to find good faith reporting, but even by the network’s already-abysmal standards, Ingraham’s latest attempt to smear...
20:12, 05/24/2019

Democrats Attempt to Revive Talks on Access to Full Mueller Report House Democrats, seeking a deal with Attorney General William P. Barr, offered a compromise on the full Mueller report that would keep some parts secret....
18:48, 05/03/2019

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February....
21:36, 07/04/2019

Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case Opposition members on the Commons defence committee forced a special meeting Thursday afternoon, aiming to start an investigation of how the military's former second-in-command came to be prosecuted o...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition A failed regional coup in Ethiopia has exposed rare divisions in the alliance that has dominated the country for three decades, with two of the four ethnic parties that form the ruling coalition tradi...
20:12, 07/12/2019

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always?)Read more......
11:36, 05/22/2019

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team announced....
04:36, 06/19/2019

Cycling: Briton's 24-hour distance record attempt ruined by crash British ultra-cyclist James MacDonald's attempt to set a new 24-hour distance record in a velodrome ended in heartbreak on Sunday when a crash scuppered his hopes of traveling the 941.873km required ...
22:36, 06/23/2019

China 'failing trans people' as young attempt surgery on themselves – study Stigma and ignorance drive young people to undertake high-risk treatment without telling families, Amnesty researchers sayYoung transgender people in China are risking their lives and health by taking...
13:36, 05/10/2019

How the GOP tax overhaul attempt to stop estate tax dodgers hit Gold Star families Beth Hoffman, a 37 year-old military widow living in Manassas, Va., was working on her income taxes this year when she got a rude shock: Her bill had gone up by about $5,000 from the previous year....
06:48, 05/05/2019

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed construction on what he hopes will be crowned the ...
17:24, 06/19/2019

US STOCKS-Futures attempt rebound after sharp sell-off in previous session U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, attempting to bounce back from the previous session's steep sell-off, on cautious optimism after President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the on...
16:00, 05/24/2019

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to mainl...
10:12, 07/11/2019

Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired Chase bank's attempt to share some #MondayMotivation completely backfired and people were upset. Some politicians spoke out on Twitter and called out the bank and CEO Jamie Dimon.   &#...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
01:00, 06/05/2019

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. received the subpoena to appear before the committee as a ...
00:48, 05/09/2019

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 demanded the full, unredacted report by special counsel R...
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 counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting th...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook to defend plans for cryptocurrency before Senate committee Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have quest...
17:00, 07/16/2019

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 congressional subpoena demanding access to the ful...
13:00, 05/08/2019

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, according to the Washington Post. The session happen...
08:00, 05/22/2019

House Committee to Investigate Tech Giants Over Competition The House Judiciary Committee said Monday it would investigate the technology industry over competition concerns, as oversight of tech giants Facebook, Amazon.com, Apple and Google parent Alphabet ris...
00:48, 06/04/2019

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel.....
07:36, 06/06/2019

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 the Senate intelligence committee next month, pullin...
03:12, 05/15/2019

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 deported back to their homelands after observing that on...
12:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. Olympic Committee must earn back athletes' trust: CEO The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) must work hard toward earning back the trust of American athletes after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the Olympic body last year, its CEO Sar...
18:00, 06/22/2019

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 for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cu...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the president’s son follows a subpoena by the GOP chair...
03:24, 06/12/2019

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
19:00, 06/12/2019

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied t...
18:24, 07/02/2019

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 lashing out at Sen. Richard Burr for his committee&...
04:48, 05/10/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and shortening shot-clock resets to 20 seconds following offensive rebounds  ...
23:24, 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 than a foot farther than the current college line....
02:36, 05/11/2019

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the...
20:12, 06/12/2019

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 much and, now, I want to expand. And for that, I ne...
01:36, 05/04/2019

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreig...
20:24, 06/17/2019

Justin Amash resigns from House committee after dumping GOP Newly declared independent Rep. Justin Amash has formally left the GOP Conference and resigned from the House Oversight Committee, according to a letter he sent to Republican leaders on Monday."Please...
04:12, 07/09/2019

Hope Hicks to testify before House Judiciary Committee Hope Hicks, a former longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Wednesday.Hicks, w...
00:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as Sweden's oldest lender tries to recover from a money-laundering sca...
10:00, 05/13/2019

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 user info, according to a report....
13:36, 05/02/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of 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 during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto ha...
08:48, 05/10/2019

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
00:24, 07/03/2019

Bahrain 'strongly condemns' what it calls Iranian attempt to intercept British tanker Bahrain said on Friday it "strongly condemned" what it called an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker in the Gulf, according to a statement from its foreign ministry....
15:36, 07/12/2019

Elon Musk faces trial for ‘pedo’ insult after dismissal attempt fails A federal court judge in Los Angeles set an Oct. 22 trial date in a Friday court filing that rejected Musk’s attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by British diver Vernon Unsworth....
00:00, 05/12/2019

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10:00, 06/13/2019

NYC man who allegedly knocked out 73-year-old woman’s teeth during rape attempt arrested: police A New York City man wanted for knocking out a 73-year-old homeless woman’s teeth and trying to rape her last week was arrested in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, police said....
10:48, 07/15/2019

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
13:24, 05/22/2019

Attempt to hack email server stunned Clinton aide, FBI files show "omg." That was the three-letter response from top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin when told by Justin Cooper, the technology professional overseeing Clinton's private home-based email server, shortl...
04:36, 05/08/2019

Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short MAGNA, Utah (AP) — A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short. Utah park officials invited people to a beach on the lake’s south end Saturday i...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked over clumsy attempt to conceal non-kosher meal ​​​​​​​Israel’s embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of Ambassador Yossi Shelly’s lunch Sunday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — but the embassy apparently didn’t want anyone to know that the mea...
23:36, 07/09/2019

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
05:12, 05/25/2019

Mani Shankar Aiyar's "Neech" Slur An Attempt To Stay In News: Congress After initially going soft on Mani Shankar Aiyar, the Congress party today condemned the senior leader's article where he justified the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra Modi,......
18:00, 05/14/2019

Ineos to back Eliud Kipchoge’s attempt to break two-hour marathon barrier • Petrochemical company behind October attempt in London• It will be history for the human family, says Kenyan runnerExactly 65 years ago on Monday in Oxford Roger Bannister collapsed into a swarm of ...
03:12, 05/06/2019

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 moon-sighting by clerics....
11:00, 05/08/2019

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 meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Scudamore takes place on newly formed Ryder Cup committee VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The executive who led the extraordinary growth of the English Premier League is joining a new Ryder Cup committee aimed at enhancing the commercial value of golf’s...
14:12, 06/20/2019

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 Friday freshly assailed Joe Biden’s handling of her 1...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Malago to lead organizing committee if Milan-Cortina wins ROME (AP) — Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago will lead the organizing committee if the Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo bid wins next month’s vote to host the 2026 Winter Games. ...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe in...
13:00, 06/18/2019

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 international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Directo...
21:12, 04/28/2019

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 Russia investigation matters, Axios reports. The m...
04:36, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' as he returns for Senate committee testimony Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday he has "nothing to correct" as he returned to testify behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, following a subpoena from the committee's Republican...
18:24, 06/12/2019

Pakistan Removes Pro-Khalistan Leader From Committee On Kartarpur Talks Conceding to India's demand, Pakistan has removed a pro-Khalistan activist from its committee to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims, set to take...
10:36, 07/13/2019

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 congressional subpoena demanding access to the ful...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wal...
22:24, 06/19/2019

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 congressional source familiar with the matter told Reuter...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
19:36, 05/28/2019

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 during a public meeting last month....
22:36, 05/09/2019

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's reconstruction....
01:12, 05/23/2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on Mueller report WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it would hold a series of hearings on Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report on the Russia probe, starting with one on Jun...
03:24, 06/04/2019

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
15:36, 05/29/2019

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be vote...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan...
09:24, 06/21/2019

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swa...
18:12, 06/13/2019

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 three people familiar with the arrangement, which he...
03:36, 05/15/2019

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 congressional sources said on Thursday as the president publicl...
23:12, 05/09/2019

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 president's family to be called since the release of the M...
14:12, 05/09/2019

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 in contempt of Congress. New York Democrat Jerrold ...
07:48, 05/07/2019

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 familiar with it....
03:12, 05/15/2019

Brazil congressional pension committee vote pushed back Brazil's special congressional committee on pension reform may still vote on the bill this week, according to the government's spokeswoman in the lower house, dashing earlier hopes the vote would be c...
23:24, 06/26/2019

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsew...
01:12, 06/06/2019

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 rocky, aborted tenure as President Donald Trump’s chie...
02:24, 05/22/2019

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, Democrats will still be several steps away from seeing the...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Disney is Re-Releasing Avengers: Endgame with New Footage in an Attempt to Break Avatar’s Box Office Record Walt Disney Co. will try to close the global box-office gap between its mega-blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame” and James Cameron’s “Avatar” next weekend. The superhero...
21:12, 06/19/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosion....
22:24, 05/02/2019

Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu victim of alleged $5 million extortion attempt Geourvon Sears, a distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu, was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort $5 million from the defensive back....
01:12, 05/23/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN rep...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Maduro orders Venezuelan bank to sell Petro cryptocurrency in latest pump attempt Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered that every branch of the Banco de Venezuela should allow citizens to buy and trade El Petro, the state-issued cryptocurrency he’s so intent on pursuing...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One in attempt to block congressional subpoenas President Donald Trump has sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to try to prevent them from providing financial records to Congress per subpoenas.        ...
10:24, 04/30/2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its co...
23:48, 06/03/2019

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's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
09:00, 05/22/2019

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 administration....
15:48, 05/22/2019

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 reelection chances....
12:24, 05/22/2019

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 Republicans...
00:36, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
00:12, 05/29/2019

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 testify before the newly formed Congressional Black ...
04:36, 05/23/2019

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 counsel Annie Donaldson. The House Judiciary Committee su...
22:24, 05/21/2019

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 News has learned....
01:12, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: New York Times 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, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
00:24, 05/15/2019

BlackRock's investment committee rejects planned takeover of Carige-report An investment committee at U.S. fund BlackRock's has rejected a planned acquisition of Italian bank Carige, Italian daily La Repubblica said on Thursday. BlackRock and Carige were not immediately avai...
09:00, 05/09/2019

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 records. Trump’s lawyers argued the subpoena was unc...
02:24, 05/21/2019

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
17:24, 05/25/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in...
23:00, 05/23/2019

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 Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
00:00, 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 oil export pipelines are assessed....
23:12, 05/17/2019

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 testimony. That’s according to a person familiar with...
01:24, 05/09/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil' Donnie Jr. and Trump's Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration see it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
19:12, 05/09/2019

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:36, 06/04/2019

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 coast if it goes ahead....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members has traveled to the Justice Department to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democrat...
00:36, 06/14/2019

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexu...
00:00, 06/14/2019

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick...
18:24, 06/13/2019

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
16:36, 06/13/2019

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
22:12, 06/20/2019

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
00:48, 06/13/2019