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California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's ot...

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund

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California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
23:36, 07/12/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities c...
01:00, 07/13/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
04:00, 06/22/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund - media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
23:12, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:12, 06/21/2019

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....
10:36, 06/12/2019

Governor Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
10:48, 06/27/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
22:36, 07/11/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americans for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
16:12, 06/19/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
06:12, 06/19/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom adds $4B to record California budget for healthcare, homeless California Gov. Gavin Newsom has added $4 billion to his proposed budget to pay down state debts and offer health insurance to all undocumented immigrants....
17:36, 05/10/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
06:36, 07/12/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
19:12, 06/27/2019

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
20:12, 06/21/2019

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
08:48, 07/11/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
23:12, 07/11/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
07:24, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a to...
23:12, 07/11/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his Ja...
09:24, 05/10/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California must "be prepared for the next earthquake of magnit...
06:12, 07/07/2019

California governor signs internet sales tax law California's Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Gavin Newsom pardons 7 felons facing deportation California Governor Gavin Newsom used his executive authority to pardon more than a dozen illegal immigrants who went to prison after facing convictions including soliciting to commit murder and grand...
03:00, 05/16/2019

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
03:12, 06/19/2019

Governor signs 'heartbeat bill': Georgia will 'not back down' Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, approved a piece of legislation Tuesday that prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected — usually around the sixth week of pregnancy....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican governor Brian Kemp has signed legislation to ban aborti...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Arizona governor signs bill legalizing nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is lifting the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly weapons that are illegal to o...
17:12, 05/11/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama ...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. The Republican governor sign...
01:48, 06/29/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
05:24, 06/14/2019

California governor signs new horse racing rules after latest death California's governor on Wednesday signed legislation allowing state officials to suspend or shut down horse races with little notice, responding to a furor over the death of 30 horses since December ...
01:24, 06/27/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
01:36, 05/10/2019

Gavin Newsom, Eric Garcetti Respond to Trump's Absurd Homelessness Comments Last night on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” our president made some interesting comments on the homelessness crisis plaguing cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s something he has almost certain...
04:36, 07/03/2019

APNewsBreak: Montana governor signs sports betting bill HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana is the first state in 2019 to authorize sports betting. Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the Montana State Lottery to oversee wagering on sports through kiosks ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
10:24, 06/11/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to abortions....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy. The Republican s...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
18:24, 05/24/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying h...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation easing restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court. The Democratic governor signed the bill Mo...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Iowa governor signs bill limiting funds for sex-reassignment DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a budget bill that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding to pay for sex-reassignment surgery. The Republican governor signed the Health and Human S...
04:24, 05/04/2019

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first charter schools. The bill drew heavy protests from...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeS...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ office says the bill she signed Th...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Governor signs bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that creates more hurdles for citizens to change the Florida Constitution through petition drives. The bill signed into law...
00:12, 06/08/2019

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health ser...
20:36, 06/06/2019

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Oppone...
03:48, 06/12/2019

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the o...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Monday that would require some sex offenders to be che...
23:36, 06/11/2019

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
21:24, 06/11/2019

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward....
19:12, 05/24/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow paedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
10:24, 06/11/2019

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
06:48, 05/08/2019

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar t...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated with their sentences....
09:36, 06/29/2019

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the c...
23:12, 06/12/2019

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers Gov. Gavin Newsom is supporting a state Senate bill that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly suspend a meet license to protect the health and safety of horses or riders ...
23:36, 05/30/2019

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
20:48, 06/06/2019

California governor scraps $16 billion plan for 2 giant tunnels, wants one to move water from north to drier south SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor scraps $16 billion plan for 2 giant tunnels, wants one to move water from north to drier south ....
22:48, 05/02/2019

California Gov. Newsom thanks Trump for call following Poway synagogue shooting California Gov. Gavin Newsom publicly thanked President Trump on Sunday for calling him in the wake of the deadly synagogue shooting in Poway the day before....
23:12, 04/28/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to en...
00:24, 04/30/2019

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
16:24, 07/03/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
05:36, 07/13/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
02:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
06:36, 05/23/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
03:24, 05/02/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseein...
02:00, 05/23/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
16:12, 06/19/2019

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door surv...
09:24, 07/12/2019

Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in the Pu...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history. Cal Fire said Wednesday the lines in t...
23:24, 05/15/2019

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparkin...
11:00, 06/09/2019

California's largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:12, 06/06/2019

Students graduating in California town torched by wildfire Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the ...
18:12, 06/06/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire,...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
05:12, 06/19/2019

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and ...
10:36, 06/20/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
19:00, 06/07/2019

IBM’s Call For Code hackathon takes aim at California’s wildfire problem IBM and 42 Silicon Valley are hosting a hackathon in early May to come up with solutions to California’s wildfire problem. The company hopes to get developers, engineers, designers, and emergency-resp...
02:12, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
03:36, 05/16/2019

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town...
14:24, 06/15/2019

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
01:36, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
00:48, 05/16/2019

California Lawmakers Give Utilities a Backstop on Wildfire Liability Legislators moved to create a fund to help cover claims from blazes caused by the companies’ equipment. The bill aimed to shore up investor confidence....
22:24, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 3-PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 p...
07:00, 05/16/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
15:36, 06/09/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives to try to roll back the U.S. Supr...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court de...
04:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:36, 06/09/2019

California officials reveal the cause of wildfire that killed 85 people and razed homes California’s most destructive wildfire killed 85 people and basically destroyed an entire city in 2018. The fire burned more than 150,000 acres.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wi...
21:36, 06/08/2019

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds The Camp fire, the deadliest blaze in California history, almost completely incinerated the town of ParadiseA major power company is responsible for the deadliest wildfire in California history, an in...
01:24, 05/16/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
07:12, 06/09/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has signed a law setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults. Her office said Thursday that the law will take ...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other c...
00:36, 05/31/2019

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires that hit California in 2018 are to become the subj...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Minnesota governor signs law making marital rape illegal Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Thursday signed a law that repeals the state's marital rape exception, which protected rapists against prosecution if they lived and had an ongoing sexual relationship w...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Florida governor signs law enacting tougher hazing measures Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed into law late Tuesday tougher measures against hazing after, in part, the 2017 death of student Andrew Coffey.        ...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the......
18:24, 05/07/2019

Texas governor signs state ban on red-light traffic cameras AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law banning red-light traffic cameras in the nation’s second-largest state. Abbott tweeted Saturday that he signed off on the b...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a h...
06:24, 06/29/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the cou...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
21:00, 05/24/2019

TPG signs deal to takeover management of Abraaj's healthcare fund U.S. private equity firm TPG said on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to takeover the management of a healthcare fund, previously managed by collapsed private equity firm Abraaj....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey F...
08:24, 07/11/2019

Alabama governor signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.        ...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinoi...
06:48, 07/01/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
17:12, 07/01/2019

California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. ....
23:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
04:24, 06/22/2019

California governor wants to end tax on tampons, diapers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and use revenue from legal marijuana sales toward enhancing child care programs. Those items ar...
22:12, 05/07/2019

California governor wants to nix sales tax on tampons, diapers Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday — because they are medically necessary — as part of a proposal calle...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)   &#...
07:36, 07/02/2019

California governor launches task force on homelessness SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The Democratic governor made the announcement Tuesday in Oa...
21:48, 05/21/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
05:24, 04/30/2019

California governor won't free Manson follower Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday after a 7.1 magnitude quake on FridayCalifornia’s governor, Gavin Newsom, declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be w...
20:00, 07/06/2019

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate s...
01:36, 06/04/2019

China Mobile to set up $4 billion 5G industry fund China's largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion...
11:48, 06/25/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
11:48, 05/09/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund of at least that size, as it looks to seize on an e...
15:24, 05/03/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:36, 05/03/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
00:36, 06/06/2019

California governor makes big change to giant water project SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is scrapping a $16 billion plan to build two giant tunnels to deliver water to Southern California. Instead, he wants to build a single tunnel wi...
22:48, 05/02/2019

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide....
06:24, 06/19/2019

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injur...
22:00, 07/07/2019

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
20:12, 07/07/2019

Oxford University Signs $5 Billion Deal With Investor The University of Oxford signed a deal with U.K. insurer and asset manager Legal & General to provide $5 billion in funding over 10 years to build graduate student housing, subsidized accommodation fo...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bo...
21:48, 05/02/2019

SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
20:48, 05/03/2019

California Is a Governor’s Signature Away From Prohibiting Employers From Discriminating Against Black Hair On Thursday, California lawmakers passed a bill protecting black folks from hair discrimination, an important step in decriminalizing blackness....
19:12, 06/28/2019

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their people. On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom too...
17:00, 06/19/2019

California governor rejects decision to free youngest Manson follower Gavin Newsom said Leslie Van Houten, who was involved in the 1969 murder of a couple, is still a threat despite reports of good behaviorThe California governor overruled a parole board’s decision to ...
04:24, 06/04/2019

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
07:12, 06/04/2019

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
20:24, 07/07/2019

California governor proposes ending sales taxes on tampons and diapers Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday because they are medically necessary, as part of a proposal called a “parents’ a...
15:36, 05/08/2019

As TV Industry’s $20 Billion Week Starts, Signs That Streaming Isn’t King Yet The so-called upfronts are traditional television’s annual hype-fest, and a way locking advertisers into lucrative deals. They’re also a reminder of the medium’s continuing relevance....
01:12, 05/13/2019

Logistics unit of JD raises 1.5 billion yuan investment fund Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com's logistics division has raised a 1.5 billion yuan ($218 million) fund to invest in companies and technologies specializing in logistics, the company said on Monday....
13:48, 06/24/2019

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
18:24, 06/02/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financi...
09:00, 05/30/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity...
16:36, 05/17/2019

Maine legislators OK assisted suicide; bill goes to governor AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Legislature has passed a bill to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. The Democratic-led Maine Senate voted 19-16 Tuesday in favor of the bill. Democratic Gov. Janet M...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Georgia governor to sign 'heartbeat bill' on Tuesday Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is keeping his campaign promise to sign the "heartbeat" abortion bill in the face of Hollywood actors threatening a statewide boycott....
19:12, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Republican Gov. Mike Parson is calling for a vote on...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tw...
20:36, 06/06/2019

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will tighten government control over the internet. The new law requires that internet service providers in Russia unplug from ...
07:12, 05/02/2019

California governor again rejects parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled the state's parole board to keep convicted killer and Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten in prison....
17:48, 06/04/2019

Volvo signs multi-billion dollar EV battery supply deal An electric XC40 will launch later this year Deal promises battery supply for next decade as Swedish firm forges ahead with electrification strategy Volvo has bolstered its electrified model roll-o...
11:12, 05/15/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to me...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
16:48, 06/14/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Georgia governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. (May 7)        ...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House pas...
00:12, 05/04/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony...
11:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Ivey to veto an attempted abortion ban in Alabama and vowed swift legal ac...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Cuomo Signs a Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns State tax officials will be required to release the returns for any ‘specified and legitimate legislative purpose’ to three congressional committees....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Gov. Ducey signs bill to move Primary Election date PHOENIX – Arizona voters will be heading to the polls a little earlier in 2020. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill on Wednesday, May 22nd, that moved the primary election date up three weeks. Pri...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed effo...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
18:00, 06/12/2019

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I&#...
02:36, 06/10/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted...
21:00, 07/12/2019

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first resp...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Chinese private equity firm Centurium raises over $2 billion in debut fund China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals......
08:48, 07/03/2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
18:12, 04/28/2019

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioeconomic disparities in our higher education system....
13:00, 05/02/2019

California synagogue shooting casts harsh light on mutual-fund darling Cloudflare The gunmen accused of attacking U.S. synagogues and New Zealand mosques over the past six months brewed their ideas on online hate sites, pulling U.S. cyber-defense firm Cloudflare Inc into a debate o...
19:24, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
17:12, 05/15/2019

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
22:48, 06/04/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state...
01:24, 06/30/2019

Cuomo signs bill at Pride parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John...
22:36, 06/30/2019

Cuomo signs bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — just hours after the controversial measure passed the state Senate. Cuomo’s action came de...
05:36, 06/18/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and...
04:24, 07/09/2019

China's CATL signs multi-billion-dollar battery supply deal with Volvo China's top battery maker, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), said it had signed a multi-billion dollar battery supply deal with Volvo Car Group....
14:12, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — now that the House o...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a p...
18:36, 06/18/2019

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney ...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legislators vote to legalize assisted suicide; governor not saying whether she’ll sign bill....
19:12, 06/04/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Demo...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become probably the second-most restrictive abortion law ...
09:12, 05/18/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
01:36, 05/26/2019

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
21:48, 07/16/2019

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring felons pay off fines before regaining right to vote Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed off on a bill requiring felons to pay off their financial obligations before they are granted the right to vote, a tactic many critics argue amounts to voter suppressi...
05:24, 06/29/2019

New York Gov. Andrew signs bill granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate....
15:24, 06/18/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. ...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
22:36, 07/03/2019

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
00:00, 05/31/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses w...
02:36, 06/06/2019

Georgia governor calls out 'C-list celebrities' threatening to boycott state over abortion bill Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) called out "C-list celebrities" who have threatened to boycott filming in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Baja California state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Baja California on Sunday with between 53.8% and 57.2% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta M...
04:24, 06/03/2019

Jay Inslee signs clean-power bill, aims to cement himself as the climate change candidate Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that aims for 100% carbon-free electricity in the state by 2045 and 100% coal-free electricity by 2025....
03:48, 05/09/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Cong...
21:24, 06/12/2019

Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity Bill Ackman’s hedge fund is up nearly 40 percent this year — but that isn’t distracting him from pitching some spare office space he co-owns in Hell’s Kitchen. “If you’re interested in renting space, ...
23:48, 05/14/2019

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a...
23:12, 06/12/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democra...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th st...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswag...
18:12, 05/30/2019

Bill de Blasio is reportedly going to announce a 2020 run for president, but all signs point to his campaign being a disaster in the making Lucas Jackson/Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a 2020 presidential campaign next week, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. De Blasio would be the 22nd candidate to jo...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul q...
01:36, 07/18/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
03:36, 06/19/2019

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting age...
09:12, 06/13/2019

California’s $215 billion budget to expand health care for illegals California’s new budget, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday, expands health care for illegal immigrants and includes a penalty for people who do not purchase health insurance....
07:00, 06/28/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governm...
02:24, 06/19/2019

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley....
04:36, 06/19/2019

Trump Administration Cancels $1 Billion for California Bullet Train The federal government said the state has failed to comply with its agreement to help fund high-speed rail. Gov. Gavin Newsom called it political retribution and vowed to sue....
01:24, 05/17/2019

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on th...
11:48, 06/28/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That...
01:36, 06/04/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following re...
04:12, 06/26/2019

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and reh...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant over five vaccination...
09:36, 06/20/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about w...
02:36, 05/17/2019

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly committee has advanced a bill to tighten the state&#...
03:00, 06/21/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
21:48, 07/11/2019

APNewsBreak: Police won’t fight California use-of-force bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two major police organizations are dropping their opposition to California legislation that would tighten the standard for use of deadly force. Spokesmen for organizations re...
02:36, 05/24/2019

California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
02:24, 05/29/2019

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against t...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Stanford proposes $3.4 billion housing plan in high-cost California area Stanford University unveiled a $3.4 billion plan on Monday to build thousands of homes for students and staff to ease a local housing crunch, but some officials expressed concern the project would wor...
15:12, 06/25/2019

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days.        ...
12:12, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about w...
04:24, 05/17/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has pa...
03:12, 06/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by Californi...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vacc...
16:48, 06/13/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump....
03:00, 06/27/2019

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico....
10:24, 06/04/2019

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

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the ...
10:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President ...
01:36, 06/04/2019

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
07:24, 05/22/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's prim...
06:00, 05/04/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
08:12, 05/30/2019

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims...
06:12, 05/30/2019

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of p...
06:12, 05/25/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would requi...
05:48, 05/30/2019

NCAA says California schools could be banned from championships if bill isn't dropped The California State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow athletes to earn compensation for use of their own name, image or likeness.       ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the l...
20:36, 05/14/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
01:36, 05/31/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making som...
09:12, 06/24/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over h...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, m...
05:24, 06/04/2019

Iowa signs sports betting and fantasy sports bill into law Iowa became the latest state to allow gambling on college and pro sports since the Supreme Court opened the door for sports betting last year.        ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in disputes over restrictions on how the money can be s...
03:00, 06/27/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meet...
15:12, 07/09/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
20:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planne...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Brazil pension reform bill would save 913 billion reais, government 'victory' An overhaul of Brazil's social security system will generate savings of 913.4 billion reais ($237 billion) over the next decade with changes to a draft bill proposed in a long-awaited congressional re...
20:12, 06/13/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
01:36, 06/04/2019

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. ...
20:12, 07/02/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
16:24, 05/21/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
04:48, 05/24/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases,...
01:12, 05/11/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair Pay To Play Act, would allow college athletes to ...
02:24, 06/25/2019

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off fr...
23:24, 05/23/2019

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
21:12, 06/12/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund nearing settlement with mutual fund Legg Mason - WSJ Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is nearing a settlement with Legg Mason Inc that will give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on the mutual fund's board and avoid a proxy fight, the W...
00:48, 05/18/2019

JPMorgan to convert Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit fund -spokesman JPMorgan Chase & Co will convert its $2 billion Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit focused fund to better meet client appetite, a company spokesman said on Tuesday....
16:12, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan to convert Highbridge multi-strategy fund into credit fund JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to convert its $2 billion Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit-focused fund as the bull market shows signs of slowing and clients want to invest elsewhere, a company ...
18:24, 06/18/2019

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y....
22:24, 07/17/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
06:48, 05/09/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
06:36, 05/15/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/1...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions ...
08:12, 06/19/2019

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would...
07:48, 06/19/2019

'It was necessary': PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found "compelling evidence" that he leaked information from the National Security Council (NSC)....
04:00, 05/04/2019

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
15:12, 06/18/2019

Gavin Williamson accuses No 10 of anonymous smears Sacked defence secretary says reports he wanted to ‘invade Africa’ were leaked to discredit himGavin Williamson has accused No 10 of trying to smear him, following reports he wanted to “invade Africa”...
18:24, 05/05/2019

Gavin Williamson to receive £17,000 payoff after sacking Former defence secretary unlikely to face police inquiry over alleged Huawei leakFollow all the day’s political news with our live blogGavin Williamson, the former defence secretary Theresa May sacked...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Why did Huawei debate lead to Gavin Williamson sacking? Gavin Williamson’s sacking as Defence Secretary was not just a great piece of political theatre, but it also demonstrated the seriousness at which the government is treating the future role of ...
12:36, 05/02/2019

New blow for investors as Gavin Woodhouse hotel deal collapses High court judge says financier’s business model seemed ‘thoroughly dishonest’Private investors who handed their savings to the embattled financier Gavin Woodhouse have been dealt a fresh blow after f...
18:36, 07/08/2019

Corden to return to 'Gavin & Stacey' hit show with Christmas special Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas, co-writing and starring in a one-off special of hit show "Gavin & Stacey"....
15:48, 05/28/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Hauwei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May has fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's potential involvement in developing ...
19:36, 05/01/2019

UK sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over Huawei leaks UK Prime Minister Theresa May fired the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today over his role in a recent Huawei leak. Last week, we learned that the UK plans to use Huawei tech in "no...
20:48, 05/01/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May has fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's potential involvement in developing ...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked as defence secretary over Huawei leak Downing Street says PM asked cabinet minister to step down after investigationFollow all the latest political news on our live blogThe prime minister has sacked Gavin Williamson as defence secretary o...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Fires Gavin Williamson, Defense Secretary, Over Huawei Leak Britain’s prime minister accused Mr. Williamson of leaking to the media sensitive information about National Security Council talks on the Chinese telecommunications giant....
20:24, 05/01/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese telecommunications company Huawei access to Britain...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked: Theresa May's dramatic dismissal letter in full Theresa May has sacked Gavin Williamson as Defence Secretary over "compelling evidence" he was responsible for leaking details from a National Security Council meeting to a newspaper....
21:36, 05/01/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked as defence secretary for Huawei leak - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and May giving evidence on Brexit to the Commons liaison committeePMQs - Snap verdi...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Gavin Rossdale Makes Red Carpet Debut With 26-Year-Old Girlfriend Natalie Golba New couple alert! Gavin Rossdale has a special lady in his life and he made it known when he attended the John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum premiere last Thursday. At the event, the Bush......
04:36, 05/17/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked: Defence secretary asked to leave government over Huawei leak Theresa May has sacked Gavin Williamson as defence secretary following an investigation over leaked information about Chinese mobile giant Huawei from a confidential meeting....
21:36, 05/01/2019

Theresa May sacks British defense secretary Gavin Williamson over leak of Huawei 5G discussions U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fired the Defense Secretary on Wednesday after concluding that he was involved in leaking details about a possible deal with Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to the media....
21:48, 05/01/2019

Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba step out for 'John Wick 3' premieres Red carpet official — twice! Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba seemingly confirmed their romance, attending two premieres together for "John Wick 3" over the past week....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Fate of Manson family killer Bruce Davis’ parole lies in Gavin Newsome’s hands A life sentence may turn out to be just 47 years behind bars for Manson family killer Bruce Davis, who was granted parole on Friday. But that may not mean he gets to walk free. The 76-year-old was con...
19:36, 06/29/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosure of information from a meeting of the National Se...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked: MPs call for criminal action as Theresa May sacks defence secretary over Huawei leak MPs are calling for former Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson to be prosecuted after he allegedly leaked information about Chinese mobile giant Huawei from a confidential meeting....
23:00, 05/01/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
18:12, 05/07/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:24, 05/03/2019

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regular thing anytime soon, but rumor has it the brand i...
17:12, 06/13/2019

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Serv...
14:12, 05/22/2019

Gavin Williamson blasts Theresa May after 'shabby witch hunt' into Huawei leak that got him fired Gavin Williamson branded the enquiry into a leak that led to his firing "shabby" and a "witch hunt" as he criticised the PM's handling of the situation....
00:36, 05/05/2019

PG&E Says S.E.C. Is Investigating Its Wildfire Disclosures The California utility disclosed in a filing that securities regulators are looking into how it disclosed and accounted for losses from fires in recent years....
04:12, 05/03/2019

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France and Spain....
21:24, 06/29/2019

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
21:48, 07/15/2019

PG&E Earnings Hit by Wildfire-Related Expenses Safety and legal expenses weighed on PG&E Corp.’s first-quarter earnings, as the bankrupt California utility grapples with how to confront the risk of more deadly wildfires....
18:24, 05/02/2019

Manure likely cause of Spain wildfire: reports Improperly stored chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain....
13:00, 06/28/2019

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prepared and they want to make sure the community is to...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is current...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
01:12, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Wildfire investigators found PG&E broke law SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local): 5 p.m. A Cal Fire official says investigators found PG&E violated utility law and forward...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) and forced the evacuation of 53 residents. A Spanis...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
17:36, 06/10/2019

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned ab...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thu...
02:36, 07/11/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at ...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has bu...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that t...
05:12, 05/30/2019

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that’s been burning for a week now in the Tonto Na...
23:24, 06/16/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines las...
11:48, 06/08/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is ...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecas...
10:36, 06/28/2019

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
00:00, 07/09/2019

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the Battle Complex Wildfire, which is burning close to...
03:24, 06/02/2019

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area called Alligator Alley. Florida Forest Service offic...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
15:12, 06/19/2019

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in the Catalonia region Friday as Spain is forecast to ...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's largest city, officials said....
16:48, 06/29/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
11:12, 07/12/2019

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season _____ TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series pas...
18:24, 05/26/2019

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire....
17:24, 05/20/2019

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe highlight of the social calendar in Paradise is Gold Nu...
22:48, 05/07/2019

2 die, wildfire rages in Spain amid widespread heatwave Two people have died from heatstroke in Spain as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire raging through the country for a third straight day that started with a pile of animal manure. ...
20:48, 06/28/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministr...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic expos...
08:24, 06/25/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
19:48, 07/01/2019

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
15:48, 05/22/2019

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level region....
23:48, 06/25/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in n...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:24, 05/29/2019

Wildfire Explodes in Spain as Europe Reels From Record Heat Fanned by fierce winds and searing temperatures, a wildfire is exploding in size in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. According to the Catalan interior minister, it could be the worst blaze ...
13:36, 06/28/2019

Judge Orders PG&E Directors to Visit Town Destroyed by Wildfire A federal judge directed the utility’s board to visit Paradise, Calif. to see the devastation from a fire the company has said was likely started by its equipment....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Federal officials: Upcoming wildfire season could be even worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
14:48, 06/15/2019

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian offic...
12:24, 07/12/2019

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat...
16:48, 06/15/2019

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than 13,000 acres in Spain. At least 53 residents of Ca...
21:24, 06/28/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
21:48, 06/11/2019

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to ...
06:24, 05/14/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
12:48, 07/12/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
14:36, 07/12/2019

Experts forecast wildfire danger increasing in parts of Western Canada This year's fire season forecast is normal across the country for the month of May, but the hazard is expected to increase for much of Western Canada this summer....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and temperatures forecast to remain around 40 C (104 F) could ...
10:24, 06/29/2019

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting on...
06:12, 07/10/2019

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildfires....
15:48, 05/30/2019

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following it...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 230,000 hectares....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Manure pile spontaneously combusts to spark 13,000-acre wildfire, Spanish authorities say Authorities say a heap of fertilizer led to a massive wildfire blaze that threatens nearly 50,000 acres and forced 53 people to evacuate in Catalonia.        ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
07:48, 05/21/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
18:36, 05/20/2019

High Level on alert as wildfire prompts mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told Monday to leave immediately. High Level was put on evacuation alert....
08:12, 06/18/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
23:36, 05/24/2019

Brexit news latest: Gavin Williamson launches attack on Theresa May's Labour Brexit talks as 'destined to fail' Sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has launched an attack on the Prime Minister's Brexit talks with Labour, saying they are "destined to fail" and a "grave mistake"....
23:36, 05/11/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
01:36, 05/29/2019

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
19:00, 07/04/2019

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
17:12, 05/23/2019

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
20:24, 05/21/2019

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will....
14:12, 05/22/2019

Former Maine governor has a new job _ tending bar BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s wife won’t be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a b...
21:00, 06/16/2019

6 signs your relationship probably isn't exclusive, even if you think it is iStock Sometimes you might think you're in an exclusive relationship even though your partner is still seeing other people. Some signs your partner might not be exclusively dating you is if they igno...
03:00, 05/18/2019