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Japan's Abe drafts rising star MP, allies for new cabinet, eyes constitution reform

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drafted the popular son of ex-premier Junichiro Koizumi in a broad reshuffle on Wednesday that also packed his cabinet with conservativ...

Japan's Abe drafts rising star MP, allies for new cabinet, eyes constitution reform

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Japan's Abe drafts rising star Koizumi, allies in broad cabinet reshuffle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drafted the son of ex-premier Junichiro Koizumi in a broad cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday that kept allies in key posts, as Abe faces a tax rise and aims to amend th...
08:12, 09/11/2019

Japan's Shinjiro Koizumi: rising star to be tested in PM Abe's new cabinet Japan's new Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi, the son of charismatic former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi, is regularly rated by voters as the lawmaker they'd like most to see in the ...
08:12, 09/11/2019

UFC's Nate Diaz makes impressive return to octagon after 3-year layoff, eyes rising star as next opponent Nate Diaz made a thunderous return to UFC and mixed martial arts Saturday night when he defeated Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision in his first fight in more than three years....
16:12, 08/20/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahea...
18:36, 07/21/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the...
07:36, 07/22/2019

UK's Boris Johnson fills Cabinet with close allies Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed several key supporters to top jobs as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could...
07:36, 07/25/2019

With new Cabinet, Thailand replaces junta with army allies Thailand’s new Cabinet has been sworn in, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same army allies...
03:48, 07/17/2019

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack o...
02:36, 06/19/2019

As US eyes exit in Afghanistan, Esper briefs allies in Europe ESPER SELLING AFGHAN WITHDRAWAL PLAN TO ALLIES: Defense Secretary Mark Esper is in Germany, the first stop on a three-day trip to brief America’s major European allies on the pending U.S. deal to pull...
18:48, 09/05/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clien...
18:24, 06/28/2019

Home Secretary Priti Patel pledges better links to allies at 'Five Eyes' security summit Home Secretary Priti Patel today pledged to strengthen Britain's intelligence ties with key allies against Islamist foreign fighters as she hosted a "Five Eyes" security summit in London....
23:24, 07/29/2019

Italy opposition says it is ready for cabinet deal with 5-Star Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) said on Wednesday it was ready to form a coalition with the 5-Star Movement, setting aside years of hostility to avert a snap election and ease economic uncert...
18:36, 08/28/2019

Italy's 5-Star, opposition, clash over potential cabinet roles Talks between Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party (PD) to form a new coalition government are at risk of failure over who should became the next interior minister, a PD ...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century castle, a newly renovated art museum and some mouth-wat...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Gaffalione has become horse racing’s rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione seems poised to add his name to the list of all-time great jockeys in horse racing that includes Ron Turcotte, Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, John Velazquez and Mike Smith. While there m...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
09:36, 06/10/2019

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court        ...
00:12, 07/05/2019

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who i...
12:00, 06/29/2019

Thailand's opposition alliance to nominate rising star Thanathorn as PM Thailand's anti-military Democratic Front alliance will on Wednesday nominate rising political star Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit for prime minister, facing off against junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha,...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Tim Tebow could be a Triple-A All-Star — in the fans’ eyes Fans who believe players All-Star games should be more about performance than star power will be disappointed by this bit of news. But for the fans who argue All-Star games should make room for player...
12:12, 06/07/2019

‘Wild Rose’ is the rare rising star tale that blooms without melodrama “Who’s ever heard of a country singer from Glasgow?” So says Rose-Lynn (Jessie Buckley, “Chernobyl”) of herself, despairingly, in “Wild Rose,” a unique and gritty spin on the rising-star g...
23:24, 06/19/2019

Despite Indy 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing star "I think they know me now," Rossi said after his runner-up finish at Indy -- a gutsy, fiery ride -- while wearing a helmet covered in Steve McQueen stickers....
05:24, 05/27/2019

‘Wild Rose’ heralds arrival of rising star Jessie Buckley NEW YORK (AP) — The 29-year-old, Killarney-born, bright red-haired Jessie Buckley has quickly found herself among the rising stars in film and television thanks to a string of performances that have c...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Eyes Without a Face star Édith Scob dies aged 81 French actor was famed for role as the masked protagonist in the cult classic before resurgence in films such as Holy MotorsÉdith Scob, the French actor best known for her first starring role in the c...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Rising Indian cricket star says doping violation was over prohibited substance in cough medicine Prithvi Shaw, one of India’s rising cricket stars, was suspended Tuesday for a doping violation after taking a prohibited substance usually found in cough syrup, officials said....
05:24, 07/31/2019

News Corp eyes sale of London adtech star Unruly News Corporation, the media giant led by Rupert Murdoch, is exploring a sale of Unruly, the London-based video advertising platform it acquired for £115m just four years ago....
15:00, 08/30/2019

Mesut Ozil has advice for Joe Willock as Unai Emery hails Arsenal's rising star Arsenal head coach Unai Emery believes that Joe Willock has taken "one more step" towards becoming a first-team regular for the Gunners, with Mesut Ozil praising the young midfielder's self-belief in ...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Rising Arsenal star Joe Willock namechecked by Gareth Southgate as England boss looks to bright future England boss Gareth Southgate says the trust shown by Frank Lampard and Unai Emery in young players is great news for the national team and namechecked Arsenal's Joe Willock after his impressive start...
21:48, 08/30/2019

Ansu Fati: Barcelona's 16-year-old rising star scores and assists in lighting start vs Valencia Ansu Fati's sensational start to life in the Barcelona first team continued on Saturday night as he scored and assisted within the opening seven minutes against Valencia at Camp Nou....
23:12, 09/14/2019

PBoC: China’s rate reform is no reform at all The People's Bank of China has thrown out a four-year-old lending rate and introduced two new references, but onshore bankers have doubts about what the central bank's change will achieve....
15:12, 09/23/2019

Mason Mount takes England call-up in his stride as Chelsea's rising star bids to fulfil family dream Mason Mount sat in the Jimmy Armfield Lecture Theatre at St George's Park sipping water in between questions with the relaxed demeanour of a 100-cap veteran....
18:00, 09/05/2019

Chelsea star Millie Bright hails John Terry influence as she eyes World Cup glory with England England defender Millie Bright has revealed how John Terry is still giving her and other Chelsea players support, despite the former Blues captain leaving the club two years ago....
18:12, 06/05/2019

Chelsea rising star Mason Mount has 'desire and hunger' to succeed with England, says Frank Lampard Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard insists Mason Mount can handle the pressure of a senior England call-up while adapting to life in the Premier League....
21:48, 08/30/2019

Rising grime star Yizzy highlights knife violence in haunting video where he plays a stab victim to show 'life is precious' A rising grime star has portrayed himself as a stab victim in a haunting music video to show that knife victims are more than just "nameless statistics."...
20:24, 08/04/2019

Opinion: Wait, why are we still doing sports drafts at all? Annual amateur drafts are so deeply embedded in U.S. professional sports culture that we rarely stop to think about how dumb they are.        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Italy Drafts 'No-Mobile-Phone Phobia' Law The bill seeks to treat so-called "no-mobile-phone phobia" (also known as "nomophobia") or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks or messaging apps....
16:12, 07/22/2019

How to wait on fantasy quarterbacks in drafts and succeed Whether you're new to fantasy football or a grizzled vet, having a sound quarterback-streaming strategy could put you over the top. Here is everything you need to know, including week-by-week streamer...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
19:12, 04/28/2019

France drafts law extending IVF to lesbians, single women PARIS — Single women and lesbians in France no longer would have to go abroad to get pregnant with a doctor’s help under a proposed law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction a...
22:48, 08/05/2019

UK drafts collaborative plan to crack down on cryptocurrency crime The UK government is seeking to crack down on the use of crypto assets for money laundering or other illicit activities. To do so, the government has published the Economic Crime Plan, agreed between ...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Embrace the active chaos of fantasy football auction drafts Getting your doctorate degree takes a while. Learning how to excel at a new job doesn’t happen overnight. A fine wine isn’t made in a day. Sometimes, good things take a while. They don’t frequently ha...
21:24, 08/02/2019

China drafts bar for net capital of banks' wealth management units China released draft rules on net capital management of commercial banks' wealth management units on Friday, a follow-up move to regulate the risk of country's newly structured wealth management......
18:48, 09/20/2019

Tua Tagovailoa, Trevor Lawrence lead college QBs set to dominate the next two NFL drafts After a weak year for QBs, look for the position to reassert itself in the next two NFL drafts, with Tua Tagovailoa and Trevor Lawrence leading way.        ...
21:24, 04/28/2019

Pentagon drafts plans to combat hypersonic weapons attacks They unleash destruction traveling at five times the speed of sound. They maneuver with computerized precision while descending back into the earth’s atmosphere toward a target. Their speed and force ...
07:24, 08/28/2019

China drafts law to combat illegal fishing, safeguard stocks China has invited public responses to a draft law to prevent illegal fishing and depletion of coastal fish stocks, as current legislation is inadequate for sustainable development of the industry, the...
09:48, 08/28/2019

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
15:24, 07/22/2019

Skype adds message drafts and a photo and video preview panel Skype is gaining a slew of new features designed to improve the messaging experience, including support for message drafts and a new files preview pane.Read More...
22:12, 08/29/2019

Trump Drafts Executive Order Requiring Postal Service to Inspect for Fentanyl The executive order would increase inspections of packages, in an effort to crack down on shipments of counterfeit goods and drugs from nations including China....
20:24, 09/11/2019

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and P...
13:48, 08/23/2019

GOP Sen. Martha McSally drafts bill making domestic terrorism a federal crime Sen. Martha McSally is seeking to make domestic terrorism a distinct federal crime, the latest sign that Republicans are increasingly serious about crafting a legislative response to recent mass shoo...
13:24, 08/14/2019

Barr drafts new death penalty law as Texas copes with latest mass shooting Attorney general seeks to speed up process in aftermath of rampage that left seven people dead In the wake of a west Texas shooting rampage that killed seven people at the weekend, it has been reveale...
06:12, 09/03/2019

Trump Drafts Executive Order Increasing Postal Service Inspections for Fentanyl The executive order would increase inspections of packages, in an effort to crack down on shipments of counterfeit goods and drugs from nations including China....
00:48, 09/12/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apart...
09:12, 05/24/2019

A Set as ‘Intense’ as the Stories the ‘Constitution’ Tells It was one thing to deliver lectures in American Legion halls as a teenager. It’s another to stand on a Broadway stage flanked by the photos of 163 staring men....
22:00, 04/28/2019

What ‘The Constitution’ Meant to Two Teenage Performers As “What the Constitution Means to Me” ends its Broadway run, Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams reflect on meeting R.B.G. and Streisand and how they juggled it all....
21:48, 08/26/2019

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo...
10:24, 05/23/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Trump Tells Teens Constitution Gives Him "Right To Do Whatever I Want" US President Donald Trump believes the Constitution gives him a wide breadth of power. That's the message he delivered - not for the first time - on Tuesday while addressing a crowd of teenagers and.....
07:12, 07/24/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is "optimistic" an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country so it can meet thi...
01:00, 05/01/2019

The US should amend the Constitution to put an end to gerrymandering and protect our democracy J. Scott Applewhite/AP Images Gerrymandering, or the practice of drawing congressional district lines to favor one party of another, is a serious problem in the US. Gerrymandering is causing millions...
20:24, 09/15/2019

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could be the Loser Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
12:36, 08/14/2019

Obie Awards Honor ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ The annual awards ceremony, which celebrates theater beyond Broadway, also gave a prize to Quincy Tyler Bernstine for sustained excellence of performance....
04:48, 05/21/2019

Abe’s coalition still short of votes to change constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition appeared to have secured a majority in Japan’s upper house of parliament in elections but won’t reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional r...
04:24, 07/22/2019

Respect constitution, EU's Tusk tells Polish leaders European Council President Donald Tusk called on Poland's political leaders to respect the constitution in a speech in Warsaw on Friday, amid speculation that he may return to domestic politics when h...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Andrew Yang proposes ‘green’ amendment to the Constitution WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Wednesday that he’d like to add a new “green” amendment to the US Constitution. The businessman and 2020 hopeful made ...
10:48, 09/05/2019

No Proposal To Amend Constitution To Change Name Of West Bengal There is no proposal to make amendments in the Constitution to change the name of West Bengal to "Bangla", the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday....
12:36, 07/24/2019

North Korea changes constitution to solidify Kim Jong Un’s rule North Korea's parliament has approved changes to the country's constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong Un’s role as head of state, state media said on Thursday....
15:24, 08/29/2019

While bemoaning Mueller probe, Trump falsely says the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’ Trump was discussing the Mueller probe and Article II of the Constitution with teens and young adults at the Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit in Washington....
06:48, 07/24/2019

Civil War exhibit opens at National Constitution Center PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is unveiling the nation’s first permanent exhibit exploring the constitutional debates of the Civil War. “Civil War and...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Constitution Is Gita, Bible And Quran For Us: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday that victory of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in the upcoming polls was certain and all efforts would be taken to ensure that Republican......
14:48, 09/06/2019

Could violators of Germany's constitution forfeit basic rights? The former secretary-general of Angela Merkel's conservatives wants enemies of the constitution to forfeit important basic rights, citing Article 18 of Germany's Basic Law. What is Article 18 and how ...
03:36, 06/21/2019

North Korea Changes Constitution To Solidify Kim Jong Un's Rule North Korea's parliament has approved changes to the country's constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong Un's role as head of state, state media said on Thursday....
22:36, 08/29/2019

Thai PM breached constitution by failing to vow to uphold it: ombudsman Thailand's prime minister and his cabinet breached the constitution by failing to recite the full oath of allegiance when they were sworn in before the king last month, the Office of the Ombudsman sai...
09:24, 08/27/2019

What Do the Taliban Want in Afghanistan? A Lost Constitution Offers Clues. Deep resistance to democracy and protections for minorities within the Taliban code will emerge as huge hurdles if the insurgents seek agreement with the Afghan government....
10:48, 06/28/2019

New North Korea Constitution Calls Kim Jong Un Head Of State Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up her efforts to force Republicans to act against gun...
02:24, 08/09/2019

10 State Bodies Await SC Hearing Before Deciding On BCCI Constitution While the CoA has claimed that those not abiding will be left without a vote, BCCI lawyers and state associations are of the view that this is for the apex court to decide....
23:00, 08/14/2019

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

Williams PA-NY Constitution natgas pipe could enter service in 2021 Williams Cos Inc's long-delayed Constitution natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York could enter service in a couple years after federal regulators found New York took too long to deny a ne...
19:48, 09/03/2019

Indian Constitution To Apply In Jammu and Kashmir: President's Order Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was scrapped today through a presidential decree that Home Minister Amit Shah said would come into force "at once"....
13:36, 08/05/2019

Amit Shah's Message On Constitution To Freshly-Minted IPS Officers Home Minister Amit Shah today said the centre has fulfilled the dreams of the country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by integrating Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of the country....
11:00, 08/24/2019

"Constitution Thrown Into Dustbin," Says Derek O'Brien On Kashmir Move Trinamool Congress's Derek O'Brien today accused the BJP of throwing the Constitution "into the dustbin" as the Centre ended the special status to Jammu and Kashmir granted by the Article 370 in the.....
13:36, 08/05/2019

Don't Embarrass the Queen: U.K.'s Constitution Undergoes Brexit Stress Test Britain’s centuries-old rules of government have a sacrosanct tradition: Don’t drag the monarch into politics, but amid the political ferment of Brexit, even this golden rule risks being bent....
14:36, 09/07/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country o...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The language was place...
05:12, 05/04/2019

Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
18:48, 09/19/2019

Trump falsely tells auditorium full of teens the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’ Trump was discussing the Mueller probe and Article II of the Constitution with teens and young adults at the Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit in Washington....
01:12, 07/24/2019

President Steinmeier calls for decency on 70th anniversary of German constitution Germany's president said that "hatred and enmity" were starting to poison political debate. He warned politicians to heed the voices of voters in order to counter the rising tide of populism....
09:12, 05/24/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of hum...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Japan's Abe says upper house election win shows support for constitution debate Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his ruling coalition's solid win in an upper house election on Sunday showed that voters supported debate over his proposal to revise the post-war, pacifist con...
17:24, 07/21/2019

European banking union does not violate German constitution, court rules The European Central Bank's supervision of large banks and structural fund for failing institutions is meant to protect the eurozone from future financial crises. Germany's top court has now given its...
15:24, 07/30/2019

In 1950, No One Minded Hindu Gods In Constitution: Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday that if a BJP government had illustrated the Constitution with Hindu iconography, there would have been a hue and cry, but it was not found amiss.....
20:01, 09/11/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a state law that would have banned a common second trim...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UN Envoy To Syria To Hold Talks To Form Panel To Draft New Constitution The UN special envoy for Syria arrived in Damascus on Sunday for fresh talks on forming a committee tasked with drafting a new constitution for the war-ravaged country....
07:36, 09/23/2019

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals co...
22:36, 07/09/2019

New North Korea constitution calls Kim head of state, seen as step to U.S. peace treaty Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the...
10:36, 07/12/2019

DOJ asks appeals court to reconsider ruling that Trump's Twitter blocking violates Constitution The Justice Department asked a federal court of appeals on Friday to reconsider a case where President Donald Trump was told he couldn't legally block Twitter users from seeing his tweets....
16:12, 08/25/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Constitution makes abolishing Electoral College 'largely a dream' Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said this week that efforts to get rid of the Electoral College are “more theoretical than real," according to a report. ...
13:36, 09/11/2019

Eric Swalwell roasted after flunking basics of Constitution, getting outraged 'woman' not mentioned in founding document Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell has been roasted after stumbling over his knowledge of the Constitution in a bid to score political points....
15:24, 05/02/2019

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutiona...
21:00, 07/21/2019

Rep. Dan Kildee on Trump's tax returns: Responsibilities to the Constitution trump his own privacy interests President Trump, as a public officer, had responsibilites that superseded his own interests in privacy over his taxes.Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., suggested as much while defending his party's decision t...
02:24, 05/17/2019

U.S. Wants Allies to Help Keep Oil Lanes Open Top Trump administration officials signaled the U.S. didn’t intend to assume sole responsibility for safeguarding tankers in the Persian Gulf after attacks Washington blames on Iran, because America h...
12:36, 06/19/2019

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish...
02:24, 07/18/2019

BJP, Allies To Cross 300, According To Poll Of Polls Voting in one of India's most acrimonious elections in decades has endedafter seven long rounds over a month-and-a-half. The results will be declared on Thursday, May 23, but before that, exit polls.....
15:48, 05/19/2019

Allies mark 75th anniversary of D-Day D-Day marked the ultimate collaboration between wartime allies, but 75 years on, those bonds are fraying. Macron called for those ties to continue as countries observed the somber occasion....
15:48, 06/06/2019

Trump and Johnson: Allies in Disruption President Trump is pushing Boris Johnson, the incoming prime minister of Britain, toward a hard break with the European Union. But Mr. Johnson could be constrained by British politics and his establis...
03:00, 07/24/2019

US still seeks allies in Gulf maritime coalition Senior U.S. leaders expressed confidence that they will be able to convince allies to help protect shipping in the Persian Gulf area against Iranian threats, but they provided no new details Sunday on...
09:36, 08/04/2019

BJP May Need Allies For A Majority, Predicts Ram Madhav In Interview A senior leader of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling BJP forecasts it may fall just short of a clean majority, the first time the prospect of a coalition has been raised as India heads into the......
09:24, 05/06/2019

Why Joe Biden’s Age Worries Some Democratic Allies and Voters Mr. Biden’s halting performance at the June debate has stirred unease among some Democrats about his age, 76. They are looking for reassurance from his next debate on Wednesday....
13:24, 07/29/2019

Italy's M5S: From League allies to Democratic partners The Five Star Movement is about to get its second chance to govern, this time in a coalition with the Democratic Party. The loosely defined populists have struggled to carve out a profile for themselv...
12:36, 08/30/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei: official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersec...
19:12, 04/29/2019

Viktor Orban's Fidesz could need new allies after EU vote Viktor Orban and Hungary's ruling Fidesz would prefer to remain in the European People’s Party. But the prime minister has a plan should the nationalists be deemed too extreme after elections for the ...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies appear to have won seats in the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition’s last bulwarks against a brash populist leader accused of massive human rights violations...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition targets own allies in Yemen airstrikes The attack came a day after southern separatists seized control of the strategic port city of Aden, threatening to fracture the Saudi alliance and open a new front in the four-year-old conflict....
21:18, 08/11/2019

Oil tanker attacks will inflame conflict between the US, its allies and Iran The explosions, on a vital passageway for the world’s oil supply, may prove Trump’s policy of coercion has backfiredThe explosions were bigger and the damage more extensive. But the message and its me...
20:12, 06/13/2019

OPEC and allies extend oil supply cut in bid to boost prices OPEC and its allies led by Russia agreed to extend oil output cuts until March 2020 on Tuesday, seeking to prop up the price of crude as the global economy weakens and U.S. production soars....
15:36, 07/02/2019

Al Qaeda leader calls for new terror attacks against US, allies Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri called for Islamic terrorists to strike at the US, Israel and their “European allies” in a new video tied to the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks....
20:48, 09/11/2019

Lindsey Graham: 'No way in hell' US allies should use Chinese 5G technology Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., argued on Tuesday that the U.S. should not share intelligence or equipment with countries that use Chinese 5G technology....
04:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. raises Huawei 5G security concerns with Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei’s technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure.Read More...
06:12, 09/13/2019

U.S. Would Rethink Intelligence Ties if Allies Use Huawei Technology The U.S. ratcheted up pressure on its European allies to ban Chinese-made gear from their telecom networks, asserting such equipment could be a shared national-security threat to the West and could co...
18:48, 04/29/2019

10 Congress Legislators From Goa Formally Join BJP, Other Allies Jittery A day after switching to the BJP, a group of 10 rebel Congress legislators from Goa on Thursday officially joined the party at its headquarters in the national capital in presence of its Working......
23:48, 07/11/2019

Allies See a Familiar U.S. Pattern in Trump’s Iran Reversal The move intensified global doubts about the president’s judgment and the power wielded by the United States. But some analysts also praised Mr. Trump’s restraint....
22:12, 06/23/2019

U.S. State Dept OKs nearly $6 bln in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Cong...
03:48, 05/04/2019

The 'Funnies' Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies on D-Day Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the beach. Thousands of American, British, and Canadian ...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating the death penalty and amending the pro-democracy con...
05:48, 07/22/2019

Mike Pompeo Says US Not Asking ASEAN Allies To "Choose" On China US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Thursday that Washington was not asking Southeast Asian nations to "choose" between his country and rival power China, as he trailed a rebooted security and....
16:12, 08/01/2019

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Some Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s adversaries in the Middle East, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that Iran says it doesn’t want....
13:12, 05/24/2019

Russia Raids Offices and Homes of Navalny Allies A wave of raids nationwide took aim at allies of Aleksei A. Navalny, the leading Putin critic, as the Kremlin tries to keep dissent from spreading beyond Moscow....
14:12, 09/12/2019

Allies of Trump’s Son Declare War on G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel After Subpoena After the Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., his allies are forcing Republican senators to choose between the panel and the president’s family....
06:00, 05/10/2019

UK PM Johnson stands in support of Saudi allies after oil attack British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands in support of his Saudi Arabian allies following an attack on its oil facilities which marked a "wanton violation of international law", his spokesman said....
13:24, 09/16/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
04:24, 05/04/2019

Trump Allies Want to Spend Millions on Making Journalists Look Bad The “loose network of conservative operatives” collecting damaging information on journalists who criticize President Donald Trump are now reportedly raising $2 million to help them better look throug...
20:12, 09/03/2019

Arrested official had access to intel from Canada’s allies The head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police force says the national police force has been shaken by the arrest of one of their senior intelligence officers and says he had access to information comi...
20:12, 09/16/2019

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam....
18:24, 06/03/2019

Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That. A lukewarm response by potential donors, including the United States, at a fund-raising conference threatens efforts to stabilize the war-torn country....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
08:24, 05/20/2019

A guide to 20 inquiries Trump and his allies are working to impede 1. Tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is blocking Congress’s request for Trump’s tax returns, a demand based on a 1924 anti-corruption law. On Friday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairm....
05:24, 05/12/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almo...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Congress, Allies Have Given Up Their Fight In Lok Sabha Polls: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said after five phases of election, the Congress-led opposition has given up the fight and the "situation is clear" now that the BJP will form government at.....
12:36, 05/08/2019

The Five Ointments That Everyone Needs In Their Medicine Cabinet Fun story! Last Friday night I got a text from a friend, shortly after I’d gotten home from happy hour and while I was cooking dinner: “JOLIE! I need a drink.” (I’m the one who gets the text when thin...
13:24, 08/22/2019

McVey: I'll only have Brexiteers in my Cabinet Conservative leadership contender Esther McVey has said she will only have "committed" Brexiteers in her top team until Britain's EU exit is sorted out....
19:12, 06/05/2019

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can ...
01:00, 08/31/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will...
20:48, 09/13/2019

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal governmen...
22:12, 09/03/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah A...
21:00, 06/13/2019

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland sa...
18:24, 05/22/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
20:12, 05/31/2019

Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell about 3% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing global e...
19:48, 07/02/2019

Allies fear US-Iran tensions could spark accidental conflict International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. a...
15:48, 05/15/2019

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
20:12, 07/03/2019

Climate Change Denialists No Longer See Automakers As Allies: Report Most Americans accept the established science that the planet on which we live is rapidly warming due to human activity. Some Americans do not. A still smaller yet influential group of Americans have ...
01:12, 07/04/2019

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on ...
19:36, 06/04/2019

Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to extend supply cuts until next March....
15:36, 07/02/2019

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brut...
05:48, 05/12/2019

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation for maritime battle decisive munitions....
18:00, 06/27/2019

De Blasio fails to draw support for 2020 bid — even from longtime allies Even Mayor de Blasio’s most loyal allies aren’t sold on his long-odds presidential bid. Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn asked their followers to donate to the mayor...
02:12, 08/29/2019

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
15:48, 06/27/2019

Israel accused of targeting Iran allies in Lebanon bombing Israel has also allegedly bombed Iraq recently, and claimed an attack on SyriaIsrael has been accused of bombing a militant base in neighbouring Lebanon, in an unconfirmed attack that has nonetheless ...
19:48, 08/26/2019

Oil dives 4% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices fell more than 4% on Tuesday, even after OPEC and allies including Russia agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, as weak manufacturing data had investors worried that a slowing glob...
01:24, 07/03/2019

Aggressive U.S. energy policy tests ties with European allies For the administration of President Donald Trump, a policy of "energy dominance" means reducing dependence on imported oil and promoting exports to boost the national economy and Washington's politica...
17:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. appeals to NATO allies to publicly denounce Iran's actions Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating in a still-evolving plan to better safeguard strateg...
16:12, 06/27/2019

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
19:12, 06/28/2019

Trump’s Latin American allies want change in Venezuela, but not U.S. intervention The history of U.S. invasion and occupation in the region is long and unlamented. Even those leaders who might be happy to see President Nicolás Maduro ousted with U.S. force believe there would be a ...
17:12, 05/09/2019

U.S., NATO allies start Formidable Shield exercise in Scotland Nine nations, led by the U.S. 6th Fleet, on Tuesday began Formidable Shield, a live-fire integrated air and missile defense exercise in Scotland through May 19....
19:48, 05/07/2019

Unofficial tally shows Duterte allies winning big in polls An unofficial vote count of the Philippine midterm elections shows President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies with an overwhelming lead in the race for the Senate, which the opposition regards as one of the l...
07:12, 05/14/2019

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "t...
01:48, 06/04/2019

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, averting an immedia...
06:12, 09/02/2019

Insitu nets $390.4M for Blackjack, ScanEagle drones for U.S. military, allies Insitu was awarded a $390.4 million contract to supply 63 RQ-21A drones for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy as well as 17 for Canada, Poland and Oman....
18:12, 07/01/2019

Amit Shah To Meet BJP's Northeast Allies In Assam Today Home Minister Amit Shah, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, will attend a meeting of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance today. This is the first meet of the northeastern allies of the BJP......
08:24, 09/09/2019

Western allies agree 5G security guidelines, warn of outside influence Global security officials agreed a set of proposals on Friday for future 5G networks, highlighting concerns about equipment supplied by vendors that might be subject to state influence....
21:36, 05/03/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: US allies should not do business with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the current risks in the oil market as well as the United States' relationship with Iran....
14:48, 05/07/2019

Mattis Says U.S. Is Dividing Into ‘Hostile Tribes’ and Defends Importance of Allies In an op-ed, Jim Mattis, the former defense secretary, delivered a harsher rebuke to the president’s leadership style than what he initially penned in his resignation letter....
04:36, 08/29/2019

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran The Trump administration is laying the groundwork for major military action against Iran, but it may have a hard time rallying domestic and international support....
03:24, 05/15/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he mad...
22:24, 06/25/2019

State Department OKs nearly $6 billion in weapons sales to Gulf allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying Cong...
03:00, 05/04/2019

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while trying not to irritate their few remaining allies....
18:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. flags Huawei 5G network security concerns to Gulf allies The United States has raised its concerns with Gulf allies over a possible security risk in using Huawei's technology for their 5G mobile infrastructure, U.S. officials said on Thursday....
21:12, 09/12/2019

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their f...
15:24, 06/14/2019

An Old Feud Between U.S. Allies Rattles Tech Giants' Supply Chains A trade feud between Japan and South Korea, two of the world’s leading tech producers, has prompted groups representing Silicon Valley giants to warn an escalation could wreak long-term damage across ...
13:00, 07/25/2019

Trump warns U.S. allies to take back captured ISIS fighters President Donald Trump has warned that Islamic State fighters held by U.S.-backed forces could be released to Europe if their home countries fail to take them back. His comments raise the pressure on ...
19:24, 08/03/2019

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from Philippine elections show Duterte’s allies won a majority in the Senate race, while a shutout of the opposition heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

California and 22 other state allies take Trump to court over fuel economy California wasted no time in suing the Trump administration over its push to eliminate the state's authority to independently regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars....
03:36, 09/21/2019

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stron...
04:48, 05/22/2019

What WWII Allies heard on D-Day, before storming Nazis, saving world 75 years ago, General Eisenhower addressed thousands of WWII Allied troops before they stormed Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy, France.        ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

Pelosi's Anti-Impeachment Stance Is Reportedly Pissing Off Key Allies Following Wednesday’s Mueller hearings, the four most important Democrats in the House investigation of President Donald Trump—committee chairs Reps. Jerry Nadler, Adam Schiff, and Elijah Cummings, al...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targ...
19:24, 08/25/2019

Northrop Grumman to integrate countermeasures system on aircraft for U.S., allies Northrop Grumman was awarded a $132 million contract to integrate the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures onto aircraft of the Navy, Army, Britain and Norway....
18:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched a “spring offensive.”...
16:12, 06/13/2019

US Failed To Build Coalition In Gulf, Allies 'Ashamed': Iran The US is acting alone against Tehran and its allies are too "ashamed" to join its forces in the Gulf, Iran's top diplomat said Monday, dismissing its calls for talks as a sham. Foreign Minister......
14:00, 08/05/2019

Trump pledges to help allies in Middle East after Saudi attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence, after Washington blamed Iran for an attack on Saudi Arabia that has closed 5% of gl...
21:24, 09/16/2019

White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say Trump coupled his admonitions of the tech industry — delivered Thursday in front of more than 200 of his closest online allies — with a promise to summon top tech executives to Washington soon and a t...
05:12, 07/13/2019

Trump faces questions about Ukraine, Iran, allies in UN visit President Donald Trump began his three-day visit to the United Nations on Monday hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether he sought foreign help to damage a polit...
19:00, 09/23/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands....
14:48, 07/24/2019

UN: US, allies killed more civilians than Taliban in Afghanistan in first half of 2019 The UN has urged forces in Afghanistan to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US and allied forces in Afghanistan have killed 717 civilians during the first half o...
19:24, 07/30/2019

Serbia’s defense chief crows about Russian military allies BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s defense minister says live-ammunition drills being held with Russian and Belarusian troops show that Serbia has allies in any future war in the Balkans. Defense ...
18:24, 06/24/2019

In rebuke to China, Taiwan calls for closer ties with U.S., allies A report released on Wednesday by Taiwan's defense ministry calls for closer ties with the United States and other countries in a rebuke to China's military threat....
03:37, 09/12/2019

Tariffs are bad for business. Now, longtime GOP allies are questioning their party allegiance Trump's enthusiasm for tariffs has upended decades of Republican trade policy that favored free trade, cutting off traditional party allies.       ...
19:12, 06/12/2019

Trump’s Twists on Confronting Iran Confound Allies in Europe President Trump has taken a middling route toward Iran, neither avidly supporting diplomacy nor wanting to be so confrontational to provoke Tehran into lashing out....
12:12, 06/07/2019

Northrup Grumman to integrate countermeasures system on aircraft for U.S., allies Northrup Grumman was awarded a $132 million contract to integrate the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures onto aircraft of the Navy, Army, Britain and Norway....
23:24, 05/01/2019

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repairs for sustainment of AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical mi...
19:24, 05/23/2019

| Sudan PM to announce new cabinet 'within 48 hours' Sudan's new premier will unveil the first cabinet since veteran leader Omar al-Bashir's overthrow within 48 hours, the country's ruling body says, after the transition process was hit by delays....
22:12, 09/03/2019

How to spot a liar – even if he isn’t a cabinet minister With Theresa May refusing to believe Gavin Williamson’s claims of innocence, and Donald Trump estimated to have told 10,000 fibs in office, how can you tell when someone’s pants are on fire?To be perf...
22:48, 05/07/2019

|Cabinet:'Fruitful'talksonMboweni'sgrowthplan Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says Cabinet is considering Treasury's economic policy paper, now that the deadline of public submissions has passed....
23:00, 09/19/2019

DRC's Felix Tshisekedi still a president without a cabinet After his election victory last December, the performance of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is up for scrutiny. He has yet to name a prime minister and cabinet....
16:48, 05/03/2019

Add An Arcade Cabinet To Your Game Room For $165 Clear out a corner of your garage, because this Arcarde1Up 3/4 sized arcade cabinet is down to $165. It’s billed as the Asteroids cabinet, but it also includes Lunar Lander, Major Havoc, and Tempest, ...
22:36, 08/01/2019

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will help him to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
22:48, 07/24/2019

Lebanese cabinet to meet on Saturday Lebanon's cabinet will meet for the first time in weeks on Saturday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Friday, after rival Druze politicians reconciled to end a crisis that has paralyzed the gover...
21:36, 08/09/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strai...
08:36, 06/26/2019

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politic...
22:36, 09/12/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigran...
14:12, 06/29/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fann...
16:48, 05/09/2019

With the Far Right Out of Power in Italy, the E.U. Edges Toward Migration Reform After six days at sea on Sept. 14, the Ocean Viking sailed into port carrying 82 asylum seekers. It was the first rescue ship to dock in Italy since Matteo Salvini, one of Europe’s most fervent ...
13:36, 09/19/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged alleg...
12:12, 07/04/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what th...
18:12, 08/21/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whi...
19:12, 07/25/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement...
19:00, 08/23/2019

MoveOn issues super-early re-election endorsements for AOC and freshman allies We're more than 18 months out from Election Day, but liberal activist group MoveOn already is throwing its weight behind the four freshman congresswomen energizing the base with everything from the co...
16:12, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia seeks action against Iran after oil attack, allies wary Saudi Arabia will seek to make a case at a global gathering in New York this week for concerted action to punish and deter arch-foe Iran after strikes on Saudi oil plants rattled global markets and ex...
17:36, 09/22/2019

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
03:00, 08/16/2019

RCMP acknowledges concern from allies after senior intelligence official charged Lucki told reporters that international security partners have not placed any data-sharing restrictions on Canada since the charges against Cameron Ortis were filed....
22:24, 09/17/2019

Mattis details differences with Trump over Nato allies and torture in new book Ex-defense secretary avoids direct criticism of the president in his memoir, Call Sign Chaos, but notes the pair disagreed over NatoJames Mattis, who quit as US defense secretary last year, highlights...
19:24, 08/28/2019

Canada: arrest of ex-head of intelligence shocks experts and alarms allies Police say charges of stealing covert information against Cameron Ortis pose ‘potential risk’ for US, UK, New Zealand and AustraliaCanada and its allies are scrambling to assess the damage inflicted b...
01:24, 09/17/2019

Trump Accuses Black Congressman and Allies of Being Racist, Deepening Feud The president defended his criticism of the congressman and his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” district, even as Democrats and the local newspaper fired back....
01:00, 07/29/2019

Mattis says he served ‘as long as I could,’ warns of a leader not committed to working with allies In a book excerpt, the former defense secretary says he left the Trump administration “when my concrete solutions and strategic advice, especially keeping faith with our allies, no longer resonated.”...
01:48, 08/29/2019

Congress, Allies To Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Today Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
09:00, 07/25/2019

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
05:48, 05/23/2019

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart out...
00:24, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 6-Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to extend supply cuts until next March....
15:36, 07/02/2019

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond - BamS Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targ...
16:36, 08/25/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $723.6M contract for Hellfire II missiles for Army, allies Lockheed Martin received a three-year $723.6 million contract to procure a variety of Hellfire II missile systems for the U.S. Army, Lebanon, Netherlands and France....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Saudi-led coalition moves to stabilize south Yemen as allies face off The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen moved on Monday to work out a ceasefire with its nominal allies in the south of the country who turned on each other in a power strug...
10:12, 08/26/2019

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond: BamS Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targ...
15:00, 08/25/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

How Teen Mom's Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley Went From Archenemies to Lifelong Allies Regardless of the past, Amber Portwood and Gary Shirley are and always will be family. From the very beginning of Teen Mom, the two MTV stars have been an open book when it comes to their......
14:48, 06/10/2019

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (LONDON) — Britain announced plans Monday to develop and deploy a Europe-led “maritime protection mission” to safeguard shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran’...
20:36, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 8-Oil dives 3% on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts * Coming up: API data on U.S. crude stocks at 4:30 p.m. EDT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON)...
19:24, 07/02/2019

U.S. and Gulf allies face tough task protecting oil shipping lanes The United States and its allies may need to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources and experts said....
17:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. House panel to vote on Wednesday if two Trump allies are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewa...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Inside Trump's DC hotel, where allies and lobbyists flock to peddle their interests Fossil fuel interests, pro-gun groups, foreign delegations and all manner of allies visit the Trump International Hotel to cozy up to the administration, say watchdogsOn 25 July, the conservative Hear...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to r...
16:24, 06/24/2019

Biden Faces Conflict of Interest Questions That Are Being Promoted by Trump and Allies As vice president, Joe Biden played a key role in the dismissal of a Ukrainian prosecutor who had opened an investigation of a company employing Mr. Biden’s son....
06:12, 05/02/2019

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the coming weeks for a military coalition to safeguard s...
06:24, 07/10/2019

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
20:52, 08/12/2019

Biden's rise in 2020 race catches Trump's eye, unnerves his allies Joe Biden's rapid emergence as front-runner in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination has caught the attention of President Donald Trump and unnerved some of his allies, who believe ...
12:48, 05/02/2019

When The Allies Wanted A German Nuclear Scientist Dead, They Sent A Ballplayer To Kill Him The following is an excerpt from The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb, by Sam Kean. The book is out today and can be purchased he...
21:12, 07/09/2019

Trump's business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost The strengthening of Trump's formidable campaign war chest has led his organization and the RNC to raise over $100 million in the second quarter....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
19:36, 05/16/2019

Biden’s age, memory, rambling come under renewed attack as allies warn against low blows Former Vice President Joe Biden came under sustained and withering fire Thursday when fellow Democrats renewed their attacks on his age, memory and alleged rambling -- as his allies scolded them for t...
19:12, 09/13/2019

U.S. joins 11 NATO allies for Breeze 2019 maritime exercise in Bulgaria The United States and 11 NATO allies began their participation in the nine-day Breeze 19, a maritime exercise hosted by Bulgaria that included three U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Iran's Zarif calls on Trump to reject hawkish allies' thirst for war Iran's foreign minister called on Tuesday on U.S. President Donald Trump to reject his hawkish allies' thirst for war, adding that Iranians had outlasted every aggressor for millennia....
19:00, 07/30/2019

Former allies of Turkey's Erdogan plan rival party after Istanbul defeat Two senior figures in Turkish President’s Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party are planning to launch a rival political group this year, people familiar with the matter said, a move that could further erode ...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a ...
05:36, 05/13/2019

Facebook is reportedly looking for allies to support its planned cryptocurrency payment service Facebook has spoken with various companies, including Visa and MasterCard, about the project, which is known internally as Project Libra, according to the report....
04:36, 05/03/2019

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. Th...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Out Of Cabinet, Rajyavardhan Rathore May Get A Role In Rajasthan BJP Rajyavardhan Rathore is among the ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's previous government who were not given a place in the new cabinet.Mr Rathore a BJP parliamentarian from Rajasthan, won a.....
09:36, 05/31/2019

|Sortoute-tollsbyAugust-Cabinet'sinstructiontoMbalula,MboweniandMakhura Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Gauteng Premier David Makhura have been tasked by cabinet to come up with a solution – or "workable outcomes" in government-speak –...
12:36, 07/11/2019

Who’s in charge? Many months of acting Cabinet secretaries. The Department of Defense will finally have a confirmed secretary after more than seven months with acting positions at the top. The situation is far from being an isolated case. Acting heads of Cabin...
06:48, 07/24/2019

Croatia PM reshuffles cabinet, proposes six new ministers Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday ordered a reshuffle of his cabinet with six new ministers, just over a year before his government's term in office expires in late 2020....
00:24, 07/18/2019

"Every Father Wants It...": Ram Vilas Paswan On Son's Place In PM Cabinet Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party winning six seats in Bihar in the national election has put the BJP ally in a pole position to seek for Chirag Paswan, the party chief's son, a place in Prime......
17:36, 05/26/2019

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and ...
08:24, 06/14/2019

Sudan swears in new Cabinet, first since al-Bashir ouster Sudan's military dashed initial hopes of democracy when it seized power following the ouster of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir in April. But a new Cabinet means representative rule remains within rea...
14:00, 09/09/2019

J&K Will Have Polls, Will Still Have MLAs, Chief Minister, Cabinet: PM Jammu and Kashmir will not remain a Union Territory for long, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured its people in his address to the nation this evening, addressing concerns over the government's move....
18:24, 08/08/2019

Shripad Naik - Key BJP Man In Goa Inducted In PM Modi's Cabinet Shripad Naik, the BJP's North Goa Member of Parliament who was inducted in the new Union Council of Ministers, has played a key role in growth of the party in Goa....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Poland: Cabinet reshuffled after some ministers win EU seats WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has sworn in new members of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s Cabinet after several government ministers won mandates to the European Parliament....
12:24, 06/04/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous aff...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Indonesia president says may reshuffle cabinet before second term Indonesian President Joko Widodo is considering reshuffling his cabinet before he is sworn in for a second five-year term in October, according to comments he made in an interview with the Tempo newsp...
09:51, 04/29/2019

Cabinet to discuss whether to axe Brexit talks with Labour Theresa May and her bitterly divided cabinet are meeting to decide whether to axe cross-party Brexit talks with Labour that have failed to achieve a breakthrough in six weeks....
13:00, 05/14/2019

How to grow your own medicine cabinet | Alys Fowler Sore throat? Hungover? Anxious? Don’t reach for the tablets; you could find the cure in your own garden or local parkI recently walked into a tree. I didn’t mean to, but I was, as usual, looking at wh...
15:13, 07/06/2019

Who Gets What: Cabinet Portfolios Announced. Full List Here Prime Minister Narendra Modi has picked his closest aide Amit Shah as Home Minister in the new government. Rajnath Singh will be Defence Minister and Nitin Gadkari will be Minister of Road Transport.....
11:24, 05/31/2019

Former Bureaucrat Som Parkash Among First-Timers In PM Modi's Cabinet BJP leader Som Parkash, the lawmaker elected from the constituency of Hoshiarpur in Punjab, is one of the new faces chosen for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. Som Parkash, 70, is a......
13:48, 05/30/2019

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent top...
10:48, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson's cabinet cull: the departures As the new prime minister entered No 10, a succession of ministers headed for the exitsBoris Johnson appoints new government – live updatesOn a busy day for ministerial departures, these are the peopl...
22:12, 07/24/2019

Another Term In PM's Cabinet For Prakash Javadekar, Man Of Many Roles Human Resource Development, Environment, Information and Broadcasting, Parliamentary Affairs and party spokesperson too, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar is the man who has played many roles for his party...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
21:48, 05/30/2019

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not To Join PM Modi's Cabinet Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
16:24, 05/30/2019

Rajyavardhan Rathore, Left Out Of Cabinet, Says Thank You In Tweets Rajyavardhan Rathore's exclusion from the cabinet could be a prelude to the silver-medal winning Olympian and retired army colonel to named as leader of the BJP Rajasthan unit...
09:36, 05/31/2019

"Look Forward To Working With You": Congress Compliments PM's New Cabinet As the members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet were being sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Congress today sent out a tweet complimenting the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance.....
21:48, 05/30/2019

Goa's Shripad Naik To Be Inducted In Modi Cabinet Former Union Minister of State for AYUSH and North Goa MP Shripad Naik will be inducted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet today, informed sources said....
13:48, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit cabinet – podcast Jonathan Freedland talks about Boris Johnson’s brutal cabinet reshuffle which brings the members of the victorious Brexit campaign into the heart of government. And: Laura Snapes on the nominations fo...
15:24, 07/27/2019

BJP's Go-To Man Piyush Goyal Retains Cabinet Post From the BJP's treasurer to its go-to man who has held coal, power, railways and finance portfolios, 54-year-old Piyush Goyal's rise has been phenomenal....
00:00, 05/31/2019

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
10:00, 07/12/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
16:36, 07/23/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. Th...
06:12, 08/14/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youth...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's bigge...
08:36, 05/09/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
07:24, 08/29/2019

Congressman Who Was Shot in Mass Shooting Still Advocating Against Gun Reform Rep. Steve Scalise, perhaps best known for getting critically shot at a baseball game practice in 2017, got on television on Sunday to advocate against meaningful gun reform. While on Face The Nation ...
03:28, 08/12/2019

| Clubs call for more time for Champions League reform European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the "real deadline" to finalise controversial plans to reform the UEFA Champions League is not until 2022....
21:48, 09/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. Th...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
10:12, 07/12/2019

Capital gains tax reform may be coming. Here's what Republicans and Democrats want Some Republicans are pushing an idea to tie the tax to inflation, which would lower what many owe. Democrats want to see the rich pay more.       ...
17:36, 09/22/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal ...
04:00, 07/02/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
01:36, 07/11/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:24, 06/16/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor delivers on reform pledge CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Newly installed Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot moved to enact a reform pledge she made durin...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:24, 06/10/2019

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 8%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
03:36, 09/07/2019

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of other...
18:48, 05/23/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform ...
09:24, 07/29/2019

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's....
21:24, 09/03/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" ag...
23:12, 05/06/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Afri...
15:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and s...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
01:48, 07/30/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:36, 07/17/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their ...
23:12, 07/26/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that...
00:01, 09/09/2019

Britain's Big Four accountants could gain reprieve from audit reform Britain's business ministry will consult further on sweeping reforms of the audit market, it told Reuters, stopping short of legislation demanded by lawmakers....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group....
12:36, 06/01/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden instit...
18:12, 08/10/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
21:36, 09/13/2019

US admiral says allies to do the heavy lifting protecting ships from Iran in the Strait of Hormuz The U.S. Navy's protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz will apply strictly to American shipping while regional partners will shoulder most of the responsibilities in the region, according to a Nav...
02:12, 08/01/2019

Trump’s allies insist he is winning in feud with Pelosi. Her backers say she showed up the president. Taking stock after days of insults, each side is certain of the upper hand in a fight that shows no sign of waning 18 months before the 2020 elections....
23:48, 05/25/2019

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
05:00, 05/25/2019

North Korean missile launch not a threat directed at U.S, South Korea: allies say The South Korean-U.S. military command said on Friday a North Korean missile launch the previous day was not a threat directed at South Korea or the United States and had "no impact on our defense pos...
05:12, 07/26/2019

Matteo Salvini welcomes European allies to city where his political career began League head attempts to burnish his credentials as leader of Europe’s far-right with home-turf rally in MilanNino Governale was the perfect target for the teenage Matteo Salvini. The PE teacher hailed...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of offensive social media posts and other problematic public statements by hundreds of journalists....
21:00, 08/25/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a tra...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Trump allies' visit throws light on secretive Iranian opposition group MEK operates out of compound in rural Albania and has been described as having cult-like attributesThe gates to the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) compound, situated on a gently inclined hillside in rural Al...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Amit Shah's Dinner For BJP Allies Tomorrow Amid Exit Poll Euphoria BJP President Amit Shah will host a dinner for NDA allies tomorrow, ahead of results for the national election on Thursday. The dinner-cum-meet comes after exit polls predictions of a comfortable win....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Trump Vetoes Resolutions Seeking to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Allies President Trump vetoed joint resolutions from Congress that sought to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, calling them an ill-conceived effort that would “harm—not help—effo...
06:36, 07/25/2019

Trump allies accuse pundits of smearing top court pick: 'Intentional distortion?' President Trump’s nominee for a seat on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has been vilified in recent days as a racist and misogynist by liberal pundits and organizations -- but conservative allies ...
20:36, 08/26/2019

UK, allies work on safe passage after Iran seized tanker in Strait of Hormuz Britain called Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz an “act of state piracy” and said it was joining with European allies to ensure safe passage in the inter...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Beneath show of bonhomie, rifts emerge between Trump and Western allies at G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday that he was getting along well with leaders at a G7 summit in France, but rifts emerged with his Western allies on issues ranging from his trade war with...
15:00, 08/25/2019

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campa...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an international summit in Japan on Friday by pushing ...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Iran just took its boldest action yet against the nuclear deal to 'blackmail' US allies and isolate Trump Ludovic Marin/Reuters Iran took its boldest step yet in violation of the landmark Iran nuclear deal on Monday when it announced it will begin increasing its uranium stockpile. Experts say the move is...
01:24, 06/18/2019

Allies of British prime minister resign amid outrage over Parliament suspension As a backlash built and opponents planned legal challenges to his decision to suspend Parliament to push his Brexit plans, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed the anger as fluff....
10:12, 08/30/2019

European allies made the D-Day landing at Normandy possible. 75 years later, Trump questions those bonds Donald Trump will follow his predecessors in marking D-Day at Normandy, France, but he may be far less effusive about partnerships with European allies.        ...
12:36, 06/06/2019

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
06:36, 06/03/2019

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
23:48, 06/03/2019

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced wi...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the p...
15:36, 07/10/2019

Hey, Remember When Star Trek Did Galaxy's Edge, 20 Years Before Star Wars? This week, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in Walt Disney World, bringing an unprecedented theme park experience to the citizens of Orlando, Florida. Eat the food and drink of a galaxy far, far away! H...
00:12, 08/28/2019

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington...
07:36, 07/03/2019

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and ex-NBA player David Lee exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married.        ...
01:24, 06/17/2019

Meryl Streep set to star in Ryan Murphy's all-star adaptation of 'The Prom' Ryan Murphy is adapting the Tony Award-nominated and LGBTQ-friendly musical "The Prom" for Netflix, with big names Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael K...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Fan-made Star Wars VR Death Star trench run also researches sim sickness Want to take on the Death Star trench run in VR and also fight sim sickness? Check this app from University of Utah computer science student Dylan Stout.Read More...
15:48, 05/20/2019

‘I Loved Him.’ Harrison Ford Bids Farewell to Star Wars Co-Star Peter Mayhew Hollywood actor Harrison Ford gave a heartfelt statement on his Star Wars co-star Peter Mayhew’s death on Thursday. “Peter Mayhew was a kind and gentle man, possessed of great dignity and ...
11:48, 05/03/2019

The 4,784-Piece Lego Star Wars UCS Imperial Star Destroyer Makes Me Want to Root for the Empire As with the 2017 Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon which was an update to a smaller set in 2007, Lego’s new UCS Imperial Star Destroyer is a new version of a model released back in 2002. But...
18:24, 09/05/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaph...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson's hard Brexit cabinet – podcast Jonathan Freedland talks about Boris Johnson’s brutal cabinet reshuffle which brings the members of the victorious Brexit campaign into the heart of government. And: Laura Snapes on the nominations fo...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Cabinet Nod For Leasing Out Three Major Airports To Adani Group The Union Cabinet gave its approval on Wednesday to the proposals for leasing out three major airports -- Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru -- of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) through......
00:00, 07/04/2019

Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders later this week. That’s not surprising, especially as the GOP woos Je...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to stay on until an interim chancellor is picked, preced...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Goa Chief Minister Likely To Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some coalition members from his cabinet....
00:12, 07/11/2019

Lebanese Cabinet agrees on 2019 austerity budget BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese Cabinet minister says the government has agreed on a 2019 budget, wrapping up weeks of haggling over an austerity budget that aims to cut public spending and reduce the defici...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Snakes, stupidity and sycophants: the horror of the Johnson cabinet Difficult to know which is more distressing – Priti Patel as home secretary or Dominic Raab as foreign secretary. None of it gets any better from there …Another day, another horror. The new cabinet ha...
21:48, 07/25/2019

Union Cabinet Meeting At Parliament Today Afternoon A meeting of Union Cabinet is scheduled to take place at Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting is scheduled for 1 pm and will be held at the Annexe building of Parliament....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Italian PM sets seal on new government, unveils cabinet Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte unveiled his new cabinet on Wednesday, uniting two rival political parties in an unlikely coalition that is expected to improve ties with the European Union and a...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons....
00:00, 07/04/2019

In His First Cabinet Reshuffle, Yogi Adityanath Retains 37 Departments Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday allocated portfolios to ministers inducted into the expanded cabinet, keeping 37 departments with him....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Raab says EU must budge as 'war cabinet' steps up no-deal planning Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the UK will leave the European Union without a deal unless the EU changes its position - as Boris Johnson's "war cabinet" meets for the first time to step up prepar...
12:36, 07/29/2019

Jordan revamps cabinet in latest overhaul of top institutions The Prime Minister of U.S. ally Jordan reshuffled his cabinet on Thursday, the latest in a series of institutional shakeups in recent weeks that officials describe as an effort to meet the kingdom's m...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Day After Karnataka Cabinet Formation, Signs Of Dissent In BJP Ranks The induction of 17 new ministers into the Karnataka cabinet on Tuesday may have brought some relief to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, but it has also given rise to resentment among BJP MLAs who could...
17:48, 08/21/2019

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up th...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Whodunnit? Cabinet suspects in the Huawei leak mystery Ministers have denied being the source of the NSC leak, but which of them would benefit from it?One of five cabinet ministers who spoke out in opposition to plans to allow the Chinese telecoms firm Hu...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Nitish Kumar Turns Down BJP Offer For One Spot In Cabinet Nitish Kumar has turned down an offer to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, his party has confirmed just ahead of the oath-taking ceremony today....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM, picks cabinet Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office as Greece's new prime minister and named his cabinet on Monday, after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the ...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Flipping Exes Has Some Serious Cabinet Drama In Sneak Peek Who. Moved. The Cabinets?! In a sneak peek of tomorrow's finale of Bravo's Flipping Exes, Nina and Michael go on a walk through of one of their renovation properties and something......
20:12, 09/16/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC)...
18:12, 05/29/2019

BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi Among New Faces In PM Modi's Cabinet Rita Bahuguna Joshi, BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh, is among the leaders who will be a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet that takes oath this evening at 7 in a grand ceremony at......
15:00, 05/30/2019

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
17:24, 05/30/2019

A ‘Bridge’ to China, and Her Family’s Business, in the Trump Cabinet Elaine Chao has boosted the profile of her family’s shipping company, which benefits from industrial policies in China that are roiling the Trump administration....
01:36, 06/03/2019

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Austrian cabinet fractures as Kurz ousts far-right minister Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed on Monday sacking his interior minister, escalating a battle triggered when a video sting took down the longtime leader of his far-right coalition partners....
20:36, 05/20/2019

S Jaishankar: From Government's Pointsman For China To PM Modi's Cabinet Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick in Narendra Modi's council of ministers, is a seasoned diplomat who was the Indian government's pointsman for China and the US....
23:24, 05/30/2019

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the pas...
18:00, 07/14/2019

| India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named his new cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous re-...
12:24, 06/01/2019

PM Modi's New Cabinet To Meet This Evening, Suspense Over Portfolios A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for the second time in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the focus is on the announcement of ministries assigned to the 57 members....
09:36, 05/31/2019

Trump Has Now Had More Cabinet Turnover Than Reagan, Obama and the Two Bushes Donald Trump has now had more turnover in his Cabinet in the first two and a half years of his presidency than any of his five immediate predecessors did in their entire first terms. According to data...
23:12, 07/12/2019

New Cabinet Secretary Was Key Executor Of Decision To Scrap Article 370 Rajiv Gauba, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer on Friday took over as the new Cabinet Secretary in the Government of India after the superannuation of the incumbent PK Sinha....
23:00, 08/30/2019

| Sudan awaits new cabinet as premier mulls line-up Sudan's new prime minister was locked in talks to form the first cabinet since the ouster of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, as the country transitions from decades of autocratic rule....
19:00, 08/30/2019

Ram Shinde To Get Cabinet Berth If BJP Comes To Power: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday hinted that Karjat Jamkhed legislator Ram Shinde will be fielded again. He could be given a Cabinet seat if the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance comes to.....
06:36, 08/27/2019