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UA announces Pell Grant Pledge for incoming freshman

TUCSON – Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, all Arizona-resident, Pell-eligible freshmen attending the University of Arizona main campus will have the full cost of th...

UA announces Pell Grant Pledge for incoming freshman

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Incoming Harvard freshman denied entry by immigration officials When Harvard University's dorms opened their doors to first-year students on Tuesday, one was missing. Ismail Ajjawi, an incoming first-year student, was denied entry to the United States last week, a...
17:48, 08/28/2019

Diversity Fail: Admissions Statistics Show That More Than 90% Of Harvard’s Incoming Freshman Class Is Made Up Of Nerds Harvard has made small strides on some measures of diversity in recent years, but there are still certain arenas in which the university is sorely lacking. Case in point: Admissions statistics reveal ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Trump admin hopes to shift $1.9B in Pell Grant funds to NASA The Trump administration hopes to direct more than a billion dollars to NASA from a surplus in a federally funded college tuition program. The White House sent a budget amendment to Congress on Monday...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Democrat Wendy Davis announces challenge to freshman Rep. Chip Roy in Texas district Davis garnered national attention in 2013 for a 13-hour-long filibuster in the Texas state Senate on legislation that included restrictive abortion regulations....
18:36, 07/22/2019

Madhya Pradesh Budget Announces Cow Welfare Fund, Hikes Haj Panel Grant The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday presented its maiden budget aiming to please various sections of society wherein it has proposed to allocate Rs 132 crore for the welfare of......
21:24, 07/10/2019

Daimler's incoming CEO will push alliances to cut costs Daimler will cut development costs of new Mercedes cars by a significant amount and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins, said Ola Kallenius, the company's incoming CEO....
23:24, 05/13/2019

Incoming EU chief von der Leyen says 'we don't want a hard Brexit' The future head of the European Commission said she would be minded to grant Britain an extension to talks on its exit from the EU if London gave good grounds, adding that an orderly departure was imp...
22:24, 07/18/2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students. The plan aims to steer $1.9 billion from a P...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal of Conviction A panel of Australian judges ruled 2-1 to uphold Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for assaulting two young choir boys inside a cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
05:00, 08/21/2019

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences....
16:24, 06/05/2019

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 ...
03:12, 06/05/2019

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wedne...
14:36, 06/05/2019

Pell’s appeal pitted word of former choirboy against priest Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his convictions for child molestation was largely a question of whom the jury should have believed, his accuser or a senior priest whose church role was likened t...
08:24, 08/20/2019

Vatican acknowledges Pell abuse decision, says he has right to appeal The Vatican on Wednesday acknowledged the Australian court decision to uphold Cardinal George Pell's conviction on sexual abuse but said he has a right to another appeal....
09:00, 08/21/2019

| Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable' Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty verdict went into a second day in Melbourne....
11:36, 06/06/2019

Cardinal Pell back in prison while judges consider appeal Cardinal George Pell will remain behind bars while an Australian appeals court considers whether to overturn his conviction on five charges of sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Factbox: Incoming PM Johnson's record as London mayor Boris Johnson has referred to his record as Mayor of London as a pointer to what he could achieve when he replaces Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister....
16:36, 07/23/2019

Incoming British PM Johnson picks his Brexit team Boris Johnson takes office on Wednesday as British prime minister and will then unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal....
12:24, 07/24/2019

SEC probe taps incoming Caesars Entertainment chief Tom Reeg, the soon-to-be head of Caesars Entertainment, has been slapped with a subpoena in a Securities and Exchange Commission trading probe, The Post has learned. Reeg, chief executive of Eldorado ...
13:36, 09/04/2019

Cardinal Pell loses appeal against child sex abuse conviction An Australian court dismissed the former Vatican treasurer's appeal to have his convictions overturned. However, the decision doesn't necessarily mark the end of Cardinal Pell's legal battle to revers...
06:36, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
06:36, 08/21/2019

Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell’s sex abuse verdict MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The decision bro...
11:48, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his dio...
14:24, 06/05/2019

Slurpees Incoming! 7-Eleven Begins Delivery in Public Places NEW YORK (AP) — Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else car...
05:12, 06/25/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up in setback for incoming president Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy who is weighing calling a snap pa...
14:48, 05/17/2019

UK's Incoming PM Boris Johnson May Inherit Economy Heading For Slowdown Britain's incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will inherit an economy that could be heading for a slowdown or even a recession, weakening his hand in the battles ahead as the country prepares to......
15:48, 07/24/2019

Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot is coming into the Chicago mayor’s office pledging to overhaul the city’s police force. She isn’t the first incoming mayor to make such a promise, but s...
07:12, 05/20/2019

"We don't have enough housing," incoming Freddie Mac CEO at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit Incoming Freddie Mac CEO sits down with Diana Olick at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit, alongside Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer. While he says there's "no major dip likely in front of us,...
04:24, 05/17/2019

Incoming prime minister poses a Brexit puzzle for Brussels Officials unsure of next Tory leader’s true views on EU or whether MPs will back themWhile Westminster has been gripped by the Conservative leadership race, Brussels has been on a Brexit break.That re...
14:00, 07/21/2019

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders in charge of defending the homeland would at most ha...
22:36, 08/02/2019

Confronted by Drones, Monkeys Warn Comrades of Incoming 'Eagle' Researchers in Senegal recently flew drones in the vicinity of green monkeys to see how the primates might respond. Incredibly, the monkeys produced an instinctual alarm call consistent with an eagle ...
06:36, 05/29/2019

Ford's incoming CFO draws on experience integrating Whole Foods, Amazon Tim Stone, who will replace CFO Bob Shanks on June 1, oversaw Amazon's integration with Whole Foods. Speaking at an industry conference, Stone said the melding of traditional and new-age companies is ...
18:36, 05/15/2019

Cardinal George Pell: purported letter from prison sparks investigation Victorian justice department says prisoners are not allowed to post on social media or ask others to post on their behalfAuthorities are investigating whether a letter circulating online, apparently w...
21:24, 08/10/2019

Australia appellate court upholds sex conviction for former Cardinal George Pell An Australian court rejected an appeal Wednesday for Catholic Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking member of the church to be convicted of a sex crime....
19:48, 08/21/2019

An Australian Court Has Upheld Child Sex Convictions Against Cardinal George Pell (MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing ch...
03:48, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old cho...
05:48, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for histo...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Boris Johnson, Britain’s incoming prime minister, in his own colorful words While the world doesn’t know what sort of prime minister Johnson will be, if the past is any indication, he’ll bring an unusual flair to 10 Downing Street....
14:36, 07/23/2019

Incoming British PM Johnson picks Brexit's enfant terrible for top team Just hours before Boris Johnson was due to take office as prime minister, one of the most unconventional architects of Brexit was named as a senior adviser to help implement his pledge to leave the Eu...
16:36, 07/24/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was na...
22:12, 05/16/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
05:36, 06/20/2019

Puerto Rico’s incoming governor faces crisis, wary populace The woman set to become Puerto Rico’s next governor has been criticized for her reluctance to confront problems in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration during her nearly two years as the territory’s...
08:00, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Incoming Codelco CEO 'optimistic' on long-term copper price The incoming chief executive of Chile's state copper miner Codelco said he was "optimistic" about the long-term market price of copper despite the global volatility caused by the U.S.-China trade war....
01:48, 08/15/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Users Report 'Phantom Touch' Display Issue, Fix Incoming OnePlus 7 Pro touch issue is easily triggered when he CPU-Z app is used, but reports of the issue being triggered in other apps has also been reported...
13:36, 05/25/2019

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal uphol...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Quibi will stream a comedic crime procedural starring Paula Pell, thank goodness The forthcoming short-form streaming service Quibi is really determined to make the best use of its billion-dollar startup budget by securing some of the highest profile directors and celebrities for ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell returns to jail after losing appeal against sex abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will remain in prison for at least another three years after losing an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys, an A...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell loses appeal against sex abuse convictions, to stay in jail Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell lost an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old boys and will remain in prison for at least another three years, a court ruled ...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal and likely to be stripped of Order of Australia – live The 78-year-old’s legal team say they are considering taking appeal to high court after the supreme court dismissed the appeal of his child sexual assault conviction by a majority of two to one 3.52am...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Australia's Cardinal Pell files final appeal against child sex abuse conviction Cardinal George Pell has taken his case to the country's High Court, his last avenue of appeal. He is currently serving a six-year sentence for abusing two boys in the 1990s....
12:24, 09/17/2019

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell loses appeal against sex abuse convictions, returns to prison Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell lost an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys and will remain in prison for at least another three years, an Austr...
06:36, 08/21/2019

Freshman QB Slovis has record debut in USC win USC quarterback Kedon Slovis set a school record for passing yards by a freshman in his first start, putting up 377 yards with three touchdowns to rally the Trojans to a 45-20 win over No. 23 Stanford...
17:36, 09/08/2019

UA duo make freshman All American Team TUCSON – National recognition keeps pouring in for Arizona Wildcat baseball players as Austin Wells and Dayton Dooney were both named first-team Freshman All-Americans by the National Collegiate...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Airtel Reduces Incoming Call Validity to 7 Days After Expiry of Prepaid Plan The incoming call validity for inactive Airtel prepaid plan connections was earlier 15 days, and that has now reportedly been reduced to 7 days only....
10:12, 07/29/2019

Iran announces announces higher enrichment levels set by 2015 nuclear deal Iran on Monday said it has surpassed uranium enrichment levels set by the 2015 nuclear deal but did not specify how much more the enrichment levels would rise, according to reports. ...
14:12, 07/08/2019

UA welcomes academically prepared class of freshman TUCSON – Students headed back to class on Monday, August 26 and this year’s freshman class is the most academically prepared class the university has ever seen. University officials said t...
17:48, 08/27/2019

The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15 Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everyth...
22:48, 08/13/2019

UA Freshman Nnaji finalist for Team USA U19 squad TUCSON – Incoming Arizona freshman Zeke Nnaji has made the cut to the “final 18” for the Team USA U19 squad that’ll compete in Greece. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sp...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Pokemon Direct countdown: How to watch, start time, release date announcement incoming? Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are set to release more information about the upcoming Pokemon Switch games later today - here's what you need to know....
11:12, 06/05/2019

Fortnite Stranger Things Event: New skins, LTM incoming for Netflix Season 3 release date Epic is planning to do another crossover soon to celebrate the launch of Season 3 of Netflix's Stranger Things show. Here's everything we know about the event so far....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Incoming Harvard student Ismail Ajjawi: I was deported over friends’ social media posts An incoming Harvard University freshman was booted back to his home in Lebanon when he tried to enter the US — and blamed his deportation on his pals’ anti-American social media posts. Ism...
22:12, 08/28/2019

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to b...
14:36, 08/21/2019

Cardinal Pell, highest Vatican official to face justice over abuse, appeals guilty verdict George Pell, who oversaw the Vatican’s finances before he was charged, was found guilty in December of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys who sneaked into his change room, or sacristy, and drunk...
15:24, 08/20/2019

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can&...
18:00, 07/14/2019

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Co...
21:36, 07/14/2019

Biden: Pelosi ‘masterful’ in dealing with freshman ‘Squad’ Former Vice President Joe Biden said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “masterful” in how she’s dealing with the four lightning-rod freshman Democratic lawmakers in her caucus. The Democ...
21:12, 07/16/2019

College freshman among four killed in Seattle crane collapse A college freshman was among two people who died when a construction crane fell onto six cars in downtown Seattle. Two construction workers also were killed in the accident Saturday....
01:36, 04/29/2019

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA Mississippi freshman lefty Nikhazy strikes out 9 pitching into ninth inning of a 6-1 win over Clemson in NCAA Tournament        ...
05:24, 06/02/2019

52-year-old former Navy SEAL heading to Yale as freshman NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Former Navy SEAL James Hatch says heading to class as a freshman at Yale University is just about as nerve-wracking as preparing for the uncertainty of combat. At 52 years old, Hatc...
16:36, 09/03/2019

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
18:00, 07/14/2019

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosecutors are taking with hazing deaths....
03:12, 07/18/2019

Two Democrats from Pennsylvania exemplify the diversity of the freshman class How Speaker Nancy Pelosi navigates the distance from the farthest left corner to the farthest right corner will determine how she gets graded in her second tenure as speaker....
05:12, 05/16/2019

Freshman Daniels leads Arizona State to 30-7 win in opener Jayden Daniels passed for a pair of touchdowns and ran for another in his Arizona State debut, and the Sun Devils shut out the Kent State Golden Flashes for three quarters in a 30-7 win in a season op...
09:24, 08/30/2019

Pelosi says she has 'no regrets' about calling out four progressive freshman members: 'Not what I do' Nancy Pelosi said she has "no regrets" about criticizing the four progressive freshman members of her party Wednesday, adding that regret just isn't her style....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Apex Legends Update patch notes today: Respawn reveals incoming Solo Mode changes Apex Legends next update will introduce a Solo Mode LTM to the game that will seriously change how you play the game - and some quality of life updates will be a part of that patch....
15:12, 08/13/2019

Panthers forward Frank Vatrano makes his own big trade: Gives No. 72 to incoming star for Rolex, free dinners Panthers forward Frank Vatrano got a Rolex and year's worth of free dinners by trading No. 72 to incoming star Sergei Bobrovsky, who signed Monday.       ...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Trump Won't Back Down From Vile Racist Attacks on Freshman Democrats For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump attacked the quartet of freshmen Democratic congresswomen of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—continui...
18:00, 07/15/2019

UA Freshman b-ball player skipping playing for the Wildcats & heading to pro’s TUCSON – Arizona basketball commit Terry Armstrong is declaring himself eligible to play professional basketball and will -not- attend U of A on a hoops scholarship. He’ll most likely play...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Freshman Rep. Wild turns grief from partner’s suicide into a new purpose The Pennsylvania Democrat, who ran on labor and health care for her pro-union constituency, is making suicide prevention and mental health issues a new priority....
01:12, 09/09/2019

GOP freshman congressman unveils plan to help 'change the narrative' on healthcare President Trump has promised he'll unveil a "phenomenal" healthcare plan in the coming weeks, and Rep. Chip Roy of Texas said he stands ready to be part of the conversation....
23:12, 07/03/2019

Florida freshman QB Jalon Jones accused of sexual battery GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two University of Florida students have accused quarterback Jalon Jones of sexual battery. The university released two reports Thursday that stem from an April 6 incident at a...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Draymond Green almost left Michigan State after his freshman year In an ESPN profile, Draymond Green's high school coach revealed a conversation where the frustrated Warriors star said he'd leave Michigan State.        ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
15:36, 09/17/2019

Opinion: Auburn freshman Bo Nix provides reprieve, hope for Gus Malzahn, Tigers Auburn 27, Oregon 21 happened because freshman QB Bo Nix, who had struggled most of his debut, made several critical plays in the final moments.       ...
18:36, 09/01/2019

Capitol Hill rally backs freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Activists and members of Congress rallied in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar. Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread a video that purports to show her being ...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption ...
21:24, 07/14/2019

Harvard freshman denied entry to US before fall semester now allowed to enter Freshman Ismail Ajjawi, 17, said the denial had to do with politically oriented social media posts made by friends.        ...
21:24, 09/03/2019

In a Trump district, a freshman House Democrat works on repeating his success Rep. Antonio Delgado is intent on ‘being everywhere’ in his sprawling New York district, one of 14 that flipped from Obama to Trump and is crucial to Democrats keeping the majority in 2020....
20:12, 04/28/2019

Hillary Clinton claps back at Trump over attack on freshman Dems Hillary Clinton on Sunday night criticized President Trump for suggesting that freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from — saying it’s his government that needs help. “The...
08:36, 07/15/2019

USC freshman Matthew Olson fatally struck by two cars while walking along freeway An incoming freshman at the University of Southern California was fatally struck by two cars as he walked along a local freeway — days before classes were set to start for the fall semester. Mat...
17:48, 08/27/2019

College football notebook: UNC freshman Howell takes lead in QB derby North Carolina freshman Sam Howell is the leader in the three-way quarterback competition and will take the first-team snaps for Tar Heels, coach Mack Brown said Sunday....
06:48, 08/19/2019

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
04:36, 06/12/2019

25 years in the Navy, a bout with PTSD: Now this former SEAL is a 52-year-old Yale freshman James Hatch and his PTSD service dog, Mina, might stick out among other college freshmen, but he thinks this experience will make him a better person.        ...
21:24, 09/03/2019

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

Freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar reports death threats over asylum story Freshman Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas says her office has received death threats against her, her family and staffers following a news report that her aides were improperly aiding asylum ...
03:00, 07/10/2019

USC freshman dies after being struck by 2 vehicles on freeway 2 days before classes start A California college freshman died two days before the start of classes after authorities said he was struck by two vehicles on a freeway near downtown Los Angeles over the weekend....
13:48, 08/27/2019

Harvard Freshman Deported From Airport Over Friends' Social Media Posts Ismail Ajjawi touched down at Boston Logan International Airport on Friday night, prepared to begin his freshman year at Harvard University. The 17-year-old Palestinian student never left the airport....
06:36, 08/28/2019

What is the UK plug-in car grant? Tips & advice 30 May, 2019 UK Plug-in Car Grant offers a discount on low and zero-emissions vehicles - read our guide to the eligible cars and how much it can save you...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking Dylan Cease alongside other incoming starting pitcher prospects, like Brendan McKay and Adbert Alzolay Dylan Cease is set for his big-league debut, but he's just the latest pitching prospect to get the call, with several others projected to arrive soon. Scott White...
16:36, 07/02/2019

Opinion: Freshman QB Kedon Slovis makes it easy to get caught up in fun of USC's offense Freshman Kedon Slovis helped USC rally from a 17-3 deficit while throwing for 377 yards and three touchdowns as the Torjans beat Stanford 45-20.       ...
18:24, 09/08/2019

Opinion: Auburn freshman Bo Nix wasn't perfect in first start, but ending he authored was Bo Nix was just 13-for-31 Saturday, but he came up big when it mattered most as Auburn took down Oregon in a big non-conference showdown.       ...
15:24, 09/01/2019

True freshman Bo Nix named Auburn's starting quarterback for Oregon opener Bo Nix will be the first freshman quarterback since 1946 to start an Auburn opener when the Tigers face No. 13 Oregon. He beat out Joey Gatewood.       ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Freshman college student among those killed in Seattle crane cash at Google campus Seattle Pacific University said in a statement that Sarah Wong was among those killed when the crane fell on Google’s new Seattle campus.        ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Palestinian Harvard Freshman Allegedly Barred From U.S. Over Friends' Social Media Posts Palestinian teenager Ismail Ajjawi claims he was detained and eventually barred from entering the United States by immigration officials who stopped him as he traveled into the country to begin his fr...
03:24, 08/28/2019

Michael Grant – When desire is not enough On the anniversary of his devastating loss to Lennox Lewis, former heavyweight contender Michael Grant discusses his career in detail The post Michael Grant – When desire is not enough appeared ...
20:48, 05/01/2019

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a f...
07:12, 07/11/2019

Hugh Grant says Paddington 2 is his best movie, so don't tell him otherwise Movies for children can be hell, but Paddington and Paddington 2 are different. These movies are clever, have a lovable protagonist, and, per our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, “never betray the sweet-temp...
00:36, 08/14/2019

Texas freshman courts right-wing support, and a tough 2020 race, with hard-nosed tactics Rep. Chip Roy’s approach has earned him a reputation as a lawmaker unconcerned about annoying his colleagues and, in the eyes of some, about retaining his seat...
01:24, 06/25/2019

Hugh Grant: I’m ‘too old, ugly and fat’ to be a rom-com leading man anymore Say it ain’t so, Hugh! The perpetually boyish star of “Notting Hill,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and every other rom-com in the last 20 years says he’s done with the genre. “I’ve gotten too old and...
00:00, 06/07/2019

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money wil...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Grant Allows for Improvements at Handicap-Accessible Park GEORGETOWN, KY (Lex 18) – A one-of-a-kind playground in Scott County is about to get more improvements specifically meant to help handicapped and mobility challenged children. It’s excitin...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, C...
01:00, 05/25/2019

$300k grant awarded to Friends of PACC TUCSON – Friends of Pima Animal Care Center was awarded a $300,000 grant, the shelter announced Friday. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center Friends of PACC, the official nonprofit partner to PACC, is pa...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Tucson gets federal grant for electric buses TUCSON – Electric buses may be coming soon to Tucson. Thanks to a $2.6 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the grant Friday, as p...
08:36, 07/27/2019

Snowden says he hopes France will grant him asylum Former U.S spy agency contractor Edward Snowden hopes France will grant him asylum, according to a France Inter radio interview to be broadcast on Monday....
22:24, 09/14/2019

Grant Thompson, YouTube star, dead at 38 Grant Thompson, who as the "King of Random" racked up billions of video views on YouTube, has died, his family posted on his official social media accounts....
20:12, 07/31/2019

TUSD Family Resource Centers given $30,000 grant TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School District received a $30,000 grant from United Healthcare to go towards their family resource centers and food banks. The grant was used to purchase commercial ...
08:00, 09/06/2019

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step The acquisition of forward Jerami Grant in a deal with Oklahoma City was the only change the Denver Nuggets have made so far in the offseason. It could be just the move they needed to keep pace with t...
02:36, 07/12/2019

Mitsubishi calls for plug-in hybrid grant to be reinstated Surveys show 25% of Outlander PHEV owners would buy a pure electric vehicle next Mitsubishi is leading calls for the UK government to revive its axed financial incentive scheme for buyers of plug-in ...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Beth Grant on why working with women in entertainment means everything Beth Grant is probably best know for her roles in The Mindy Project and Bryan Fuller’s many shows, and for popping up in dozens of your favorite shows and movies. We sat down with the prolific charac...
20:24, 07/01/2019

$10K grant targets Arizona nonprofits focusing on youth TUCSON – Nonprofits who focus on k-12 youth and education programs will have a chance to be awarded up to $10,000 thanks to a grant from Cox Charities. GettyImages Cox Charities has funded local...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Mets grant Noah Syndergaard’s wish: No Wilson Ramos DENVER — Noah Syndergaard will be granted his wish and receive a new battery mate for his next start. According to an industry source, Rene Rivera will be the starting catcher on Wednesday, when Synde...
03:48, 09/17/2019

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monda...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Tripping on Broadway: A New Musical Explores LSD Use by Cary Grant and More The Lincoln Center Theater show is written by James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, and will star Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck....
18:36, 08/20/2019

Cops grant 93-year-old woman’s ‘dying wish’ to get arrested A goody-two-shoes granny in England was thrown in the slammer last weekend without committing a crime. It was, however, her “dying wish.” Josie Birds, a 93-year-old from Manchester, England, has spent...
21:36, 06/26/2019

Edward Snowden calls on Macron to grant him asylum Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing government surveillance programmes, is calling on France to grant him asylum....
15:24, 09/16/2019

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot ...
07:48, 06/10/2019

CMA audit overhaul hinges on Grant Thornton verdict Regulators' plans to overhaul Britain's audit sector risk unravelling before they get under way after the sixth-biggest accountant told rivals it might not re-enter the market....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Grant Holt: ‘Who would have thought I’d play in the Premier League?’ After a long and winding career that peaked at Norwich and finished with 207 goals, Holt may be one of the last of his kindOn the way to Norwich to interview Grant Holt, he rings me on the train. “Hi ...
12:24, 07/27/2019

| Qatar will not grant visas to 'enemies' - tourism chief Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

AP Sources: Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder AP Sources: Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Jerami Grant to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round draft pick       ...
20:36, 07/08/2019

MTV, Save the Music launch grant named after J Dilla MTV and the Save the Music nonprofit organization have launched a grant named after the J Dilla, the highly influential rapper-producer who died in 2006...
00:36, 08/30/2019

Qatar will not grant visas to its 'enemies': tourism official Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary-general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political ...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of co...
00:36, 05/26/2019

Newcastle Jets grant leave to Joe Champness so he can focus on hip-hop career 22-year-old to spend time in LA pursuing music dreamPlayer will go back to Jets if he returns to footballJoe Champness is determined to prove a football pitch is not the only place where he is on-song...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Kentucky businesses awarded grant to fight opioid epidemic LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center has been awarded about $700,000 in grant money to identify how businesses can prevent opioid addiction in the workplace and help employees r...
17:36, 06/25/2019

U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China's decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billi...
10:12, 09/12/2019

Trump to grant student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday to automatically cancel the student loan debt of disabled veterans. More than 25,000 service members will have their debt wiped away....
06:36, 08/22/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech ...
05:12, 06/12/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for draft pick The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Jerami Grant to the Denver Nuggets for a 2020 first-round draft pick       ...
01:24, 07/09/2019

Beth Grant is kind of glad her Speed character died Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great action flicks of the 90s, Speed. In honor of the film’s anniversary, we sat down with Beth Grant—who plays the ill-fated Helen—to talk about filmin...
04:48, 06/11/2019

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru......
23:48, 06/14/2019

Drexel Heights Fire District receives $400K grant TUCSON – Drexel Heights Fire District is using new equipment thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency. The fire district received $400,000 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant allowe...
04:12, 05/15/2019

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Dolphins' Grant gets 4-year deal worth up to $24 million Miami Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant signs 4-year contract extension worth up to $24 million through 2023 season       ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

YouTube Star Grant Thompson Dead at 38 After Paragliding Accident YouTube star Grant Thompson has sadly passed away. He was only 38-years-old. The internet personality, who went by "The King of Random" on YouTube, was known for sharing life......
08:12, 07/31/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunda...
05:36, 06/03/2019

Grant Haley has a whole new Giants outlook after ‘rough time’ as rookie This time last year, a lot was different for Giants cornerback Grant Haley. As he struggled to acclimate to the NFL in his rookie season, Haley’s mother, Dr. Carla Neal-Haley, was in need of a liver t...
19:24, 07/29/2019

Nina Dobrev and Boyfriend Grant Mellon Pack on the PDA at Cannes PDA alert! Nina Dobrev and her new boyfriend Grant Mellon could barely keep their hands--or lips--off each other while on a trip to France for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Wearing a......
19:36, 05/23/2019

TPD receives additional grant to enforce bicycle, pedestrian safety TUCSON – Tucson Police Department was awarded an additional grant to enforce nighttime pedestrian and bicycle safety. The $20,000 grant will be used to fund overnight enforcement, the department said....
06:36, 06/25/2019

Raiders grant Antonio Brown his wish and release the disgruntled receiver The Oakland Raiders granted Antonio Brown his wish and released the disgruntled wideout on Saturday, the team announced on Twitter.       ...
21:24, 09/07/2019

Pakistan Says Will Grant Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav Today Pakistan on Sunday said they would provide Consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former naval officer who has been sentenced to death by a court alleged for "espionage and terrorism"....
09:24, 09/02/2019

5G RailNext wins grant to bring AR to South Korean and U.K. subways Cisco and its partners will test 5G-enabled augmented and mixed reality headsets to let tourists and commuters access travel and entertainment on subways.Read More...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Zayn Malik and Zhavia Ward Grant Your Wish With "A Whole New World" Cover Your wish has just been granted. Zayn Malik and Zhavia Ward dropped their cover of "A Whole New World" on Thursday in celebration of Disney's live-action remake of......
19:24, 05/09/2019

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast ...
20:24, 05/30/2019

Australian Ambulance To Grant "Final Wishes" Of Terminally Ill Patients Inspired by an Australian ambulance crew who took a dying woman to the beach on her way to hospital, officials have announced a dedicated vehicle to grant final wishes to terminally ill patients....
17:24, 07/26/2019

Nevada awards scholarship to freshman kicker Brandon Talton after hitting game-winning 56-yard field goal in upset over Purdue @geoffschwartz / Twitter Nevada pulled off an upset win over Purdue on Friday, scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Boilermakers. The hero of the game was freshman kicker Brand...
09:24, 09/01/2019

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year....
14:00, 06/21/2019

University of Iowa team wins $115M ‘space weather’ grant IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A University of Iowa team has won a $115 million grant to develop satellites for studying a system of radiation created by the sun — “space weather.” The NASA grant ...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Arecibo Observatory nets $19 million grant to search for dangerous asteroids NASA has ensured the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico can continue its search for near Earth objects (NEOs) that pose a threat to the planet with a $19 million grant. The fund was awarded to the Uni...
22:36, 08/30/2019

BART Officer Lied About Conduct During Arrest of Oscar Grant: Report According to documents released last week under a new California police transparency law, former BART police officer Anthony Pirone assaulted 22-yer-old Oscar Grant, called him the N-word, and lied ab...
04:00, 05/06/2019

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Richard E. Grant to mentor a young drag queen in Fox's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeare...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Benson Primary School awarded Kids Heart Challenge grant BENSON, Ariz.- The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge awarded grants to more than 170 elementary schools across the country to encourage kids to be active. Benson Primary School w...
21:48, 09/07/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Edward Snowden calls on Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum in France Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower who leaked classified documents detailing secret surveillance programs, is pleading with French President Emmanuel Macron to grant him asylum...
16:36, 09/16/2019

US will not grant temporary protected status to Bahamians who fled Hurricane Dorian WASHINGTON — The U.S. will not grant temporary protected status to people from the Bahamas displaced by Hurricane Dorian, an administration official told NBC News. The status would allow Bahamians to ...
01:24, 09/13/2019

Plains to grant unused space on Cactus II oil pipeline to committed shippers Plains All American LP said on Wednesday it would allocate unused space on its Cactus II crude pipeline to committed shippers if spot shipments fall below the 10% of capacity set aside for those shipm...
22:36, 07/31/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democra...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Grant Haley making early case to be Giants’ nickel corner Our daily practice report from Giants training camp: Good Rookie CB Corey Ballentine came up with the play of the day, taking advantage of a miscommunication between QB Kyle Lauletta and WR Da’Mari Sc...
01:48, 07/28/2019

New York poised to become latest state to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo sai...
05:36, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Plains to grant unused space on Cactus II oil pipeline to committed shippers Plains All American LP said on Wednesday it would allocate unused space on its Cactus II crude pipeline to committed shippers if spot shipments fall below the 10% of capacity set aside for those shipm...
22:36, 07/31/2019

‘King of Random’ YouTube star Grant Thompson dies while paragliding: report Viral YouTuber Grant Thompson — creator of the popular series “King of Random” — died while paragliding in Utah on Monday night, TMZ reported. He was 38. Thompson’s brother told the outlet...
06:12, 07/31/2019

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
04:00, 05/26/2019

Policeman's charity inspiring youths away from crime awarded £30k grant from Standard A charity started by a Met police officer is one of 16 groups tackling youth violence funded by the third round of Save London Lives grants. David Cohen reports...
14:12, 07/26/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in ...
21:48, 07/19/2019

Trump ‘Ordered’ U.S. Businesses to Cut Ties With China. Here’s the Obscure Federal Law That Might Grant Him the Authority (BIARRITZ, France) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. bu...
18:36, 08/26/2019

United States, China Grant Trade Concessions As Fresh Talks Loom China's decision to exempt some US goods was a "big move" by Beijing and a positive gesture before trade negotiators from both countries meet in Washington, Donald Trump told reporters at the White......
08:36, 09/12/2019

EVs, batteries could draw bulk of $7B GM pledge to UAW New electric vehicles, an all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system could draw much of the $7 billion that GM has pledged to invest in the U.S....
03:48, 09/17/2019

Alabama five-star freshman running back Trey Sanders 'out indefinitely' with foot injury Trey Sanders, a five-star freshman running back, suffered a foot injury Thursday and is "out indefinitely," per Alabama coach Nick Saban.       ...
15:12, 08/11/2019

Officer punched Oscar Grant and lied about facts in 2009 killing, records show A recently unsealed file noted how transit officer Anthony Pirone ‘started a cascade of events that led to the shooting’ of the unarmed black manA police officer involved in the 2009 killing of Oscar ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Beth Grant on "discovering" Mindy Kaling, working with Bryan Fuller, and getting murdered by Chucky While promoting her film Crazy Heart back in 2010, character actress Beth Grant stopped by The A.V. Club for a Random Roles interview where she talked about Rain Man, Speed, and Donnie Darko....
22:12, 06/19/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
04:24, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in ...
21:48, 07/19/2019

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision ...
09:24, 06/20/2019

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
00:36, 06/02/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
22:12, 06/12/2019

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vow...
06:36, 09/12/2019

PM to pledge new rail route between Leeds and Manchester Boris Johnson will outline key policy commitments – including a new rail route between Manchester and Leeds - in his first speech outside Westminster as prime minister....
00:36, 07/27/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right h...
14:09, 05/01/2019

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
13:48, 06/03/2019

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won’t be broken as the government hopes to stimulat...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Chancellor to pledge extra £2bn for key Brexit projects The chancellor is set to announce an additional £2bn of Brexit funding for Government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans later....
08:00, 09/04/2019

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new d...
18:12, 06/11/2019

I Pledge My Undying Allegiance to Princess, the Hypnotizing Dog When I opened my eyes this morning, I had no idea there was a dog internationally famous for its apparent ability to hypnotize people. Then everything changed:...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Minister Theresa May said....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Hunt criticises 'populist' Johnson over 'sin tax' pledge Jeremy Hunt has challenged Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson to explain his plan for tackling obesity rather than just offer a "populist" pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods....
17:24, 07/03/2019

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian refugees The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it an encouraging step but short of alleviating a “pre...
05:00, 06/26/2019

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targe...
08:48, 07/15/2019

MPs pledge to form alternative parliament in case of prorogation Cross-party declaration calls Boris Johnson a threat to ‘very nature’ of British democracyPolitics live – latest updatesBoris Johnson has been described as a threat to the “very nature” of British dem...
19:24, 08/27/2019

U.S. to pledge not to raise auto tariffs on Japan, report says The pledge will be part of a joint statement on trade due to be released following a meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next week in New York, the Tokyo Shim...
16:12, 09/16/2019

Labour activists pledge to create most radical manifesto ever Motions going forward to this month’s party conference include a four-day week and the abolition of private schoolsLabour activists are planning to put forward the most radical set of ideas ever propo...
07:24, 09/11/2019

Critics cast doubt on CEO pledge to downgrade shareholders Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase C...
07:24, 08/21/2019

Young Kashmiris, Nursed on Conflict, Pledge to Resist Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent decision to end Kashmir’s partial autonomy has set him against young, alienated Kashmiris who see New Delhi as an occupying force. Many say that they will ...
20:12, 08/20/2019

McDonnell urges referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
16:36, 07/15/2019

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some analysts, given the Italian automaker’s surplus ca...
15:12, 05/31/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fun...
21:12, 04/28/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
15:36, 05/16/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. Peter Brigg’s practice at Sabold El...
13:12, 05/08/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it i...
15:24, 07/31/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United ...
04:12, 09/17/2019

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half t...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Should Parents Pledge to Delay Giving Smartphones to Kids? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
12:24, 04/29/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its pr...
19:00, 07/23/2019

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

With Evgeny Kuznetsov’s status still up in the air, Capitals pledge to support him Kuznetsov met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Monday, and Washington is waiting to hear if he'll receive any additional discipline for his positive cocaine test with the International Ice Hockey...
20:24, 09/13/2019

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
11:24, 08/23/2019

Resident Evil 3 Remake or Resident Evil 8 incoming? Unnamed Capcom game 'needs testers' Capcom is sending out emails asking for testers for new games - but does that mean we can expect something from the Resident Evil franchise or a whole new IP? Here's what you need to know....
22:12, 08/02/2019

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian player...
04:12, 05/30/2019

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest glo...
20:12, 07/24/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes c...
18:24, 05/17/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
14:00, 05/20/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect f...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Kremlin criticizes new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be seen as unacceptable in Moscow and some European capit...
12:12, 05/21/2019

MLB’s Mets swap epitomizes failed pledge to young fans Is it harsh to suggest that Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, is a well-paid liar? You tell me. In March of 2017, Manfred said this: “Major League Baseball’s greatest responsibility ...
20:36, 08/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who attacked demonstrators at the weekend as public an...
16:12, 07/23/2019

CORRECTED-Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United ...
02:37, 09/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United ...
02:37, 09/17/2019

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight jihadists The leaders of West African nations have announced a plan to combat the growing problem of Islamist violence in the region. Jihadist groups have strengthened their presence across the arid Sahel regio...
10:48, 09/15/2019

Mesut Özil makes 'surgeries for children' wedding pledge The German World Cup winner is to wed the former Miss Turkey, Amina Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul on Friday. To mark the occasion, he promised to pay the medical costs of 1,000 children in ne...
19:24, 06/07/2019

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping ...
23:36, 07/12/2019

U.S. casinos pledge responsible marketing rules for sports betting U.S. casinos on Tuesday agreed to a code of conduct for responsible marketing of sports betting, a year after a pivotal court ruling paved the way for a new country-wide legal sports wagering market....
15:48, 05/14/2019

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring p...
19:00, 07/08/2019

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S....
16:12, 08/24/2019

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movem...
11:36, 06/21/2019

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid US pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S....
23:00, 08/24/2019

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 ...
01:24, 07/04/2019

Dems hope for explosive Mueller testimony despite his pledge to not go 'beyond report' Democrats hoping for explosive testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on July 17 may end up disappointed. Mueller has previously said his report is “my testimony” and that he won’t go “bey...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Oil prices drop on demand worries, Saudi supply pledge Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday, weighed down by concerns over declining crude demand and a Saudi pledge to offset any shortfall from countries hit by sanctions, as the market shrugged off risks to...
14:48, 06/25/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums to...
13:36, 09/05/2019

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after Jordan Valley annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vow...
20:02, 09/11/2019

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two coun...
23:24, 08/22/2019

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
03:48, 08/25/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets n...
11:12, 07/02/2019

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
12:36, 06/28/2019

Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge - tax relief for millions Australia's conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolste...
08:00, 05/21/2019

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight Islamist threat West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the region, the head of the regional ECOWAS bloc said on Saturday....
23:36, 09/14/2019

APAC nations pledge digital cooperation, but acknowledge some implementation challenging Governments participating in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity have laid out new five-year goals to "co-create a connected digital future" for the region that include the development of data privacy and ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pled...
22:12, 07/16/2019

Andrew Yang’s Debate Pledge: He’ll Give 10 People $1,000 a Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations....
20:48, 09/13/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
23:00, 07/13/2019

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyThe popular YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has withdrawn a $50,000 pledge to a...
01:00, 09/13/2019

Israel PM Pledge To Annex Jordan Valley Dangerous Escalation: Saudi Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned as a "dangerous escalation" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he is......
05:24, 09/11/2019

Iran slams Netanyahu land annexation pledge as election ploy Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to annex the Jordan Valley and his frequent accusations against Tehran were ploys to win re-election, t...
20:02, 09/11/2019

Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after North Korea warns of 'new road' U.S. national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader's pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang co...
21:12, 08/06/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her...
15:24, 06/05/2019

Pledge Rein In Corruption, Defeat Terrorism, Develop J&k, Ladakh: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that his government has taken several measures in the first 100 days of NDA 2.0 to rein in corruption, bring about development, and root out terrorism....
15:24, 09/12/2019

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you c...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
19:24, 07/11/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at super-low levels for longer - the latest central......
18:12, 04/28/2019

PewDiePie rescinds donation pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash YouTube star PewDiePie pledged to donate to an anti-hate group following criticism for peddling anti-Semitic content – then decided to pull his donation after backlash from his fans. PewDiePie, whose ...
21:48, 09/12/2019

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for ...
05:12, 07/18/2019

Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central America, as a deadline in a bilateral pa...
02:36, 07/20/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:24, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
22:48, 04/28/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violenc...
00:24, 05/16/2019

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record $6.97 billion, to support millions of Syrians in ne...
18:24, 04/28/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until...
03:36, 05/03/2019

Wimbledon 2019: Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough among A-listers in royal box for Federer vs Nadal clash A host of stars including Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough were out in force on day 11 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships....
17:12, 07/12/2019

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world...
15:24, 05/16/2019

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Group...
00:24, 09/06/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies fr...
13:12, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election less than a week awa...
20:02, 09/11/2019

North Korea Missile Tests Didn't Violate Kim Jong Un Pledge To Trump: US US national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to.....
16:12, 08/01/2019

UK PM Johnson ready to fast-track health funding to meet Brexit pledge Prime Minister Boris Johnson will fast-track funding for Britain's public health service, announcing 1.8 billion pounds to upgrade 20 hospitals, part of the new leader's push to meet Brexit pledges ma...
15:12, 08/04/2019

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks....
13:48, 06/09/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
12:48, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government ...
01:36, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Canada's opposition leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive in Decembe...
16:12, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
23:00, 08/24/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full cons...
20:49, 09/12/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 40 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pl...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
03:00, 08/30/2019

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
03:48, 08/30/2019

Rihanna, Ludacris Among Celebs to Pledge Support to Victims of Hurricane Dorian: 'You Are In Our Prayers' The unspeakable destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian has destroyed far more than just property in the Bahamas. Thankfully, pop princess Rihanna has pledged to help restore what was lost....
22:00, 09/04/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet f...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous ta...
21:12, 05/28/2019

Lyon’s Lucy Bronze makes World Cup pledge to Barcelona’s Toni Duggan • Bronze thrilled by her team’s Champions League final 4-1 win• Tells England teammate Duggan, ‘We’ll win World Cup together’Lucy Bronze has revealed she told her distraught England teammate Toni Dugg...
17:24, 05/19/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of t...
23:24, 07/29/2019

Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge For more than a year, local residents have expressed concern about rising rents and displacement as Google's plans for a massive expansion in San Jose continue....
17:24, 07/11/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Bolton says North Korea tests didn't violate pledge to Trump, but no word on talks U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to...
04:36, 08/01/2019

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now recons...
09:24, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive o...
16:12, 08/02/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, others pledge support to Bahamas Royal Caribbean, The Walt Disney Co. and others are offering support to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped a destructive path across the nation       ...
14:24, 09/05/2019

'Storm Area 51' craze continues as 2M people pledge to raid secret gov't military base The "Storm Area 51 event" event that went viral last month as people pledged to crash the secret military base in an attempt to "see them aliens" has only grown in scale in recent weeks. More than 2 m...
01:24, 08/02/2019

North Korea tested missiles, but that didn’t violate a pledge to Trump: John Bolton John Bolton: "The firing of these missiles don't violate the pledge that Kim Jong Un made to the president about intercontinental-range ballistic missiles,"...
06:12, 08/01/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central bank called f...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Pledge $2 Million in Support of Migrant Children's Rights Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have donated $2 million to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund (LDF) and the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights. According to a press......
01:12, 09/05/2019

| NYPD fires chokehold officer | Brexit pledge: WATCH the top world news videos for today NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner | Johnson to EU: Let's replace Irish backstop with alternative Brexit pledge; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
09:36, 08/20/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing r...
23:12, 05/15/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire threat, and they’re very clearly feeling the heat: P...
13:00, 05/02/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
19:48, 04/28/2019

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from some of his fans....
22:12, 09/12/2019

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the p...
18:36, 07/09/2019

One year after Kate Spade's passing, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
16:24, 06/05/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
20:12, 06/05/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, Carnival, others pledge support to Bahamas Royal Caribbean, The Walt Disney Co. and others are offering support to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped a destructive path across the nation       ...
04:24, 09/06/2019

'King of Random' YouTube star Grant Thompson dies in paragliding accident Grant Thompson, the creator behind YouTube's popular "King of Random" channel, has died at age 38 following a paragliding accident in Utah.        ...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Tucson Police investigating shooting at Circle near Grant and Tucson TUCSON — Tucson police continue to investigate a shooting that happened Friday night, near Grant and Tucson. Police say officers responded to a call of a shooting at the Circle K near the inters...
23:48, 05/11/2019

'King of Random' YouTube star Grant Thompson dies in tragic paragliding accident "King of Random" YouTube star Grant Thompson died in a tragic paragliding accident in Utah. He was 38 years old.        ...
18:36, 07/31/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi...
15:24, 05/16/2019

Hugh Grant reveals regret about acting career: 'I should've made interesting decisions' Hugh Grant said in a new interview that he wishes he'd "done different stuff" following the release of "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in 1994.        ...
17:24, 06/06/2019

Hulu's 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' pales next to the Hugh Grant movie Compared with the 1994 rom-com, Hulu's"Four Weddings and a Funeral" is lackluster. The series doesn't live up to producer Mindy Kaling's potential.       ...
08:36, 07/31/2019

Major City firms vow to 'make London fairer' with pay pledge A string of major finance companies have signed up to a new initiative to guarantee fair pay and employment rights to make London the "best city in the world to work"....
23:24, 07/29/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean t...
08:12, 08/16/2019

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
22:36, 07/12/2019

Brexit: Lords deal blow to Boris Johnson with pledge to pass bill stopping no deal – politics live Late-night Lords vote commits peers to passing Benn bill by end of Friday, before parliament is suspended. Follow for latest newsLords agree to rule out filibuster 7.11am BST George Monbiot has pointe...
08:48, 09/05/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist’s murder...
23:48, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
12:48, 07/09/2019

NFL announces promotions of 3 executives NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has announced the promotions of executives Bobby Gallo, Tracie Rodburg and Michael Signora. The league says in a statement Friday that Gallo will become the senior vice preside...
22:00, 06/28/2019

As UK's May announces exit date, a look at what happens next British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to replace her as party chief and U.K. leader....
13:24, 05/24/2019

Prada announces it is to go fur-free The Italian luxury fashion house is the latest to announce it will ban fur, starting with its SS20 collectionsThe Italian fashion house Prada has announced it will stop using fur in its collections. T...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Theresa May announces her resignation Prime minister to leave on 7 June, drawing three-year premiership to a closeToday’s political developments - live updatesTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayTheresa May has bowed to int...
11:48, 05/24/2019

‘It Is a Victory for Me’: B.Y.U. Valedictorian Announces He Is Gay During his commencement speech, Matt Easton, a Brigham Young University valedictorian, told the audience that he was “proud to be a gay son of God.” The university’s honor code prohibits “homosexual b...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio announces bid to win old job back Controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he was running for his old Maricopa County job on Sunday, two years to the day since President Donald Trump pardoned him for a federal co...
20:12, 08/26/2019

Netherlands' Sneijder announces retirement "Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder has announced his retirement from football after a distinguished career including spells at Ajax, Real Madrid and Galatasaray."...
20:28, 08/12/2019

Acer announces a $14,000 gaming chair because why not This isn’t a chair. This is a rig. It’s a throne. It’s a gaming monster. The Acer Predator Thronos Air Gaming Chair is a $13,999 device that has everything, including a massage function. The Predator...
20:24, 09/04/2019

Debbie Harry announces first autobiography Blondie singer says she was initially reluctant to write memoir but is already considering a second volumeDebbie Harry, who became an icon as the frontwoman of Blondie, has announced her first autobio...
21:24, 05/29/2019

Canon announces 120MP sensor – but it's not quite what it seems Canon's next move in the mirrorless world continues to be subject to rampant speculation, with rumors of a high-resolution alternative to its EOS R and EOS RP models going nowhere. So offici...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Buckingham Palace Announces Baby Name LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Meghan and Harry’s baby is named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor....
18:12, 05/08/2019

Netflix announces 2 more seasons of ‘Queer Eye’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Netflix’s show “Queer Eye” says it’s bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons. The streaming service announced Tuesday that season four ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rule' until Congress passes stricter laws....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction as the chipmaker looks to unload around 8,500 assets...
21:48, 07/01/2019

Konami Announces The Turbografx-16 Mini Hey, if Nintendo and Sega can do it, then Konami can too. In a surprise E3 announcement, the company is releasing a miniature version of the classic 90s Turbografx-16 console, called the Turbografx-16...
04:24, 06/12/2019

WarnerMedia announces HBO Max streaming service WarnerMedia announced Tuesday the launch of its own streaming service, HBO Max, which will feature original programming and content from a variety of the company's channels, including Cartoon Network ...
01:00, 07/10/2019

AI gets rigorous: Databricks announces MLflow 1.0 MLflow, the open source framework for managing machine learning (ML) experiments and model deployments, has stabilized its API, and reached a version 1.0 milestone, now generally available....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Vodafone announces mammoth losses British mobile telecoms organization has released figures that include huge losses, largely due to a merger with India's Idea Cellular. Vodafone's rivals in Italy and Spain were also cited as reasons ...
14:24, 05/14/2019

EA announces E3 livestream schedule and 'Anthem' isn't on it Electronic Arts revealed the schedule for this year's EA Play, its annual showcase of its flagship games that takes place during E3. The roughly three-hour livestream will air on June 8 and devot...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces end of presidential bid Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. He has kept the option of running for a third term as governor open throughout his presidential campaign....
04:36, 08/22/2019

EA Announces Three New Games From Smaller Studios At EA Play 2019 the large publisher revealed three new games that they are releasing under their EA Originals label. The three games are being developed by smaller studios. No Way Out developers Hazel...
01:48, 06/09/2019

Germany’s Siemens announces 2,700 job cuts BERLIN (AP) — German industrial equipment maker Siemens says it is cutting 2,700 jobs globally at its power and gas company as it seeks to make cost savings. Siemens said Tuesday that the cuts include...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Wilder announces Fury rematch "WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder said on Friday that contracts had been signed for a rematch with Tyson Fury after he has fought Luis Ortiz."...
11:24, 06/01/2019

Three announces it will sell OnePlus phones You've got a few different options when it comes to buying OnePlus phones in the UK, like Amazon or O2 – and now you've got one more, as Three has announced it's to start ranging...
17:12, 05/10/2019

The BFC Announces 2019's NEWGEN Recipients Ahluwalia Studio, Art School, ASAI, Bethany Williams, Bianca Saunders, paria \FARZANEH, Roker, and Stefan Cooke will receive financial support, mentoring and showcasing opportunities for the first tim...
16:24, 05/02/2019

Apple announces a new… iPod touch Apple is updating the iPod touch with an A10 Fusion system-on-a-chip. Other than that, it looks pretty much like the old iPod touch with a 4-inch display, a classic home button and many different col...
16:12, 05/28/2019

NBA Awards: League announces All-NBA teams Houston Rockets guard James Harden, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Oklahoma City forward Paul George were named to the all-NBA First-Team on Thursday afternoon....
02:48, 05/24/2019

NBA announces the 2018-19 all-defensive teams Three of the four finalists for the 2018-19 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award were among those named Wednesday to the 2018-19 NBA All-Defensive First Team....
01:12, 05/23/2019

British PM Theresa May announces resignation Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She'll stay as prime minsiter un...
16:24, 05/24/2019

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
02:48, 05/24/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
04:12, 05/16/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Leadership Changes CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, has advised the Board that he will step down as CEO effective following ...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Troy Tulowitzki announces retirement Troy Tulowitzki‘s playing days are officially over. Troy Tulowitzki has announced his retirement. @yankees @mlb — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) July 25, 2019 On Thursday afternoon, the 34-year-old ...
20:36, 07/26/2019

China announces measures to help boost consumption China's State Council said on Tuesday it is considering relaxing and removing restrictions on auto purchases as part of a broad move to boost consumption....
12:12, 08/27/2019

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson....
01:12, 05/22/2019

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and...
03:24, 06/14/2019

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't mak...
08:12, 07/24/2019

Four-time NBA winner Parker announces retirement Former San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, a future Hall of Famer who helped the team win four NBA titles, announced his retirement from basketball on Monday....
21:24, 06/10/2019

Austrian great Hirscher announces retirement Austria's Marcel Hirscher, one of the greatest ever Alpine skiers who won a record eighth consecutive overall World Cup title this year, announced his retirement on Wednesday, confirming what had beco...
21:36, 09/04/2019

Mazda announces specs for new SkyActiv-X engine News 6 Jun, 2019 Mazda has revealed more details on its supercharged compression ignition SkyActiv-X engine, including performance and economy...
16:24, 06/06/2019

Torrey Smith announces retirement from NFL after eight seasons Wide receiver Torrey Smith, who played eight seasons in the NFL with the Ravens, 49ers, Eagles and Panthers, announced his retirement Friday.       ...
22:01, 09/13/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor, who traveled to early primary states such as Iowa, says he is running ‘because it’s time we put working people first’New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has jumped into the 2020 presiden...
17:12, 05/16/2019

HTC finally announces its first phone for 2019, but most people won't want it Sure, HTC has sort of disappeared from the mainstream smartphone market although a new mid-range model was recently spotted on a benchmark site. And yes, it will have a 5G phone that is expected to be...
07:00, 05/12/2019

Jockey Ruby Walsh announces retirement "Irish jump jockey Ruby Walsh, one of the sport\u0027s all-time greats, has announced he will retire from competition, the Racing Post reported on Wednesday."...
22:12, 05/01/2019