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EU condemns Venezuela's 'flawed' court case against opposition lawmakers

The European Union condemned what it called Venezuela's "flawed judicial decisions" against four opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, saying it would lead to an escalation ...

EU condemns Venezuela's 'flawed' court case against opposition lawmakers

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Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
00:12, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in suppor...
23:12, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven oppos...
20:24, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuela security forces block opposition lawmakers from entering parliament Venezuelan security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the parliament building for a session on Tuesday, a week after the top court stripped several lawmakers of their immunity amid a...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Jailed Catalan separatists can be sworn in as lawmakers: court Spain's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed five jailed Catalan separatist leaders to be sworn in as lawmakers next week, but said it would not free them or grant them immunity as their trial for their r...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Venezuela top court accuses more lawmakers of treason as congress building blocked Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's top court accuses more lawmakers of treason; congress building closed Venezuela's top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was...
09:36, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the afte...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough questions about its role in the case....
23:12, 05/12/2019

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them ...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuela top court accuses four opposition legislators of treason: statement Venezuela's supreme court on Tuesday accused four opposition legislators of treason and conspiracy, according to a statement posted on the court's Facebook page, following similar accusations earlier ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Venezuelan court issues arrest warrant for opposition politician Lopez A Venezuelan court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez given he violated a 2017 court-imposed order to remain under house arrest, according to a statement on ...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Top Court Rejects Opposition's Request To Increase EVM Paper Trail Count The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by 21 opposition parties that asked for counting of at least 50 per cent EVM paper trail machines in every assembly segment....
08:12, 05/07/2019

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader ...
17:24, 05/08/2019

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

Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion....
22:12, 05/07/2019

Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama’s Electoral Court declares opposition candidate Laurentino Cortizo the “virtual winner” in presidential election....
11:24, 05/06/2019

Venezuela court issues warrant for opposition figure Lopez as Maduro seeks to show military loyalty Venezuela's leadership made a show of unity with top military chiefs on Thursday and a court issued an arrest warrant for an opposition figure as the ruling socialists pushed back against U.S.-backed ...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Armenian ex-president's case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court....
19:12, 05/20/2019

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of the country’s former president in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court...
21:48, 05/20/2019

R. Kelly due back in court for hearing on sex-abuse case CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly is due back in court for a hearing on his sex-abuse case. The R&B singer is required to attend Tuesday morning’s status hearing. It is unclear what issues will be discuss...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Fight surfaces over which court should hear subpoena case FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A legal fight between Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration and the state’s attorney general over subpoenas sent to Kentucky school districts as part of an investigation i...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-Goldman exec in court in Malaysia fraud case A former Goldman Sachs executive accused in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of a Malaysian state investment fund made an initial court appearance in the U.S. His attorney says he will fight...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision on extradition to the United States....
13:24, 05/08/2019

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
06:24, 05/24/2019

Semenya responds to court case with victory on track in 800 DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Caster Semenya has easily won the 800 meters at a Diamond League meet, her first race since losing a high-profile court case against track and field’s governing body. The Olym...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Murder case against former Green Beret will proceed to court-martial The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wedne...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Italian 'Satanic panic' case returns to court two decades later Book says officials manipulated children into making abuse claims, leading to convictions, family separations and deathsIn the early hours of 7 July 1997, Federico Scotta and his wife were woken by an...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court Allows Apple Apps Antitrust Case to Proceed The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple’s control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of billions of dollars in sales....
20:48, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
04:48, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly case The ruling will allow iPhone users to pursue an antitrust lawsuit against the company, which could lead to a decision that forces Apple to change its App Store purchase model and policies....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Centre Gets 4 Days, Not 4 Weeks, To Reply To Top Court On Rafale Case The government today asked for four weeks to reply to a petition calling for a review of the Supreme Court clean chit on the Rafale jet deal. The Supreme Court gave it four days, asking for a reply by...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Nationwide liver transplant policy caught up in court case ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney says a nonprofit that manages the U.S. organ transplant system is rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers available for transplants as the is...
22:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

CAB Moves Supreme Court In Sexual Harassment Case Against BCCI CEO CAB Secretary Aditya Verma through his advocate Jagnath Singh informed a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday regarding the charges against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri....
14:36, 05/04/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store antitrust case The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store, allowing iPhone users to move forward with their suit against the company....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes....
02:36, 05/18/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store price fixing case The Supreme Court has ruled against Apple in a long-standing case over price fixing in the App Store, in a decision that allows iPhone owners to proceed with a lawsuit against the company. The court h...
19:12, 05/13/2019

House Democrat weighs subpoena or court case for Trump's taxes U.S. House tax committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday that he will decide by the end of the week whether to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns or go to court to obtain the documen...
23:12, 05/09/2019

U.S. court rules in favour of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favour of ASML in an intellectual property theft case against U.S. software maker Xtal....
16:00, 05/04/2019

In Ayodhya Case, Supreme Court To Take Up Mediation Panel Report Tomorrow The decades-old Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute will be taken up by the Supreme Court tomorrow as the three-member panel of mediators given eight weeks to speak to all stakeholders for a solution has......
16:12, 05/09/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutc...
16:24, 05/01/2019

In Case Against Rahul Gandhi For Remarks On PM Modi, Court Reserves Order A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved for June 7 an order on a complaint seeking a case against Rahul Gandhi for his alleged ''Khoon ki Dalali'' remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
14:12, 05/22/2019

No settlement expected in $27 million SEC 'market manipulation' case, court filing says Florida businessman Barry Honig appears to no longer want to settle with the SEC in what it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," a court filing says....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Pak Court Adjourns Hearing In Treason Case Against Musharraf Till June 12 Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf did not turn up for the treason trial against him on Thursday citing deteriorating health and a special court accepted his plea to postpone the......
12:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. court rules in favor of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favor of ASML in an intellectual property theft case against U.S. software maker Xtal....
17:24, 05/04/2019

Top Court Refuses To Hear Congress Plea Against PM In Poll Violation Case The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear Congress MP Sushmita Dev's plea seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for alleged poll code violations....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to...
05:24, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in lame-duck case MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging limits state Republicans placed on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul’s ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Court Rules Redditor Can Stay Anonymous in Significant Copyright Case What do Reddit, free speech, and the Jehovah’s Witness religion have in common? A lawsuit regarding the right to remain anonymous online. Last week, a federal court ruled that a Redditor does not hav...
18:36, 05/23/2019

UP Government Files Hapur Lynching Case Status Report In Top Court The Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has filed a fresh status report on investigation in the Hapur lynching case last yearin which one person had died....
21:36, 05/02/2019

Why the UK’s grand plan to stop gadgets turning against us is flawed Internet-connected gizmos from kettles to TVs are an underestimated security risk. But the UK government’s response ignores the biggest risk – ourselves, says Chris Stokel-Walker...
17:36, 05/02/2019

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
14:12, 05/22/2019

Robert Kraft sex spa video evidence will not be released in masseuse's court case Attorneys for a masseuse who police say provided sex services to the New England Patriots owner won argument to keep the evidence from being released.        ...
02:36, 04/30/2019

Italy appeals to supreme court in bid to hear Morgan Stanley derivatives case Italy's Audit Court has appealed to the country's top court against a ruling that it cannot hear a case against Morgan Stanley in a derivatives case, a judicial source said on Tuesday....
16:36, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules in favour of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favour of ASML in an intellectual property theft case against U.S. software maker Xtal....
16:00, 05/04/2019

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Hardline Egyptian Islamist receives five-year sentence for court siege case Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail's five-year sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the country's top appeals court....
23:00, 05/04/2019

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Dutch court to hear case vs. Shell brought by widows of hanged Nigeria activists A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995....
13:36, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Flawed, foul-mouthed and funny: how cerebral palsy became TV comedy gold From the riotous office humour of Jerk to the satirical genius of Special, TV is finally embracing characters with cerebral palsy. We ask the stars of this new wave: is this a watershed moment?‘It too...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known a...
00:12, 05/21/2019

John Cena discusses veteran support at Bentonville Film Festival: ‘We're all flawed, facing those fears’ John Cena is once again speaking up for veteran support and cultivating a community where veterans and those who have served their country get the recognition and appreciation they deserve....
22:12, 05/14/2019

Construction company sues Army Corps, calls border fence bid process 'highly flawed' An Arizona construction company competing for border fence projects has sued the Department of Defense over the Army Corps of Engineers' "highly flawed solicitation and award" process, the Washington ...
19:12, 05/07/2019

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan.        ...
20:36, 05/16/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
11:25, 04/30/2019

"Perpetrators Won't Be Spared": PM Condemns Maoist Attack In Maharashtra Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned as "despicable" the Maoist attack in which 15 security men and a driver was killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, and said those behind such violence would.....
12:12, 05/01/2019

PM Condemns Killing Of BJP Leader In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the killing of a local BJP leader Ghulam Mohammed Mir, who was shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district....
07:48, 05/05/2019

US Ambassador to Greece condemns vandal attack on his home ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outside his residence near the embassy. Geoffrey Pyatt sa...
09:48, 05/15/2019

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
23:48, 05/12/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
21:12, 05/17/2019

Polish PM condemns 'xenophobic' attack on ambassador to Israel The ambassador was spat at in his car near the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv, according to police. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki called the incident a "racist attack;" Israel said it was "a top prior...
19:48, 05/15/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
02:36, 05/12/2019

Pakistani PM condemns deadly insurgent attack on hotel QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has condemned a deadly insurgent attack that took place a day earlier at a luxury hotel on the southwestern coast, calling it an act of terroris...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy a ruling of the UN’s principal court which conclude...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial waters and said it stood by that country....
00:48, 05/13/2019

Pak PM Condemns Gwadar Attack, Says Effort To "Sabotage" Projects Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today condemned a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar in Balochistan province, saying the terror strike was an effort to "sabotage" the......
15:24, 05/12/2019

Pakistan PM condemns insurgent attack against luxury hotel Five confirmed dead after assault on Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar on SaturdayAn insurgent attack at a luxury hotel on Pakistan’s south-west coast killed five people, including a special forces so...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Gut...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three month...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Royalties for lithium to be set case by case in Chile -minister Chile's mining minister Baldo Prokurica said royalties for the ultralight battery metal lithium would be set on a "case-by-case" basis from now on, using a negotiation model similar to that used with ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. condemns Putin's decree pushing Russian citizenship for Ukrainians The United States condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to hasten the process for residents in separatist-occupied Ukraine to gain citizenship....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Gadchiroli Blast Updates: PM Modi Condemns Maoist Attack A police vehicle was targeted today by the Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district in which Sixteen security personnel lost their life. An an improvised explosive device(IED) was triggered to......
12:12, 05/01/2019

Valencia condemns Nazi, monkey gestures by fans at Arsenal VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Valencia has expressed “utter disgust and absolute intolerance” toward the fans who were filmed making Nazi salutes and monkey gestures during a Europa League semifi...
20:48, 05/03/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amas...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems and buy U.S. hardware instead....
11:36, 05/22/2019

Dillian Whyte condemns Anthony Joshua opponent choice Joshua rival Dillian Whyte gives his take on Andy Ruiz as a challenger The post Dillian Whyte condemns Anthony Joshua opponent choice appeared first on Boxing News....
20:48, 05/01/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protect...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Busy Philipps speaks about her abortion and condemns Georgia's six-week ban Philipps reveals her own abortion at age 15 on her talkshowGovernor Brian Kemp signed highly restrictive law on TuesdayThe actor Busy Philipps condemned Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, signed into la...
22:00, 05/08/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Auschwitz Museum condemns company for ‘disrespectful’ concentration camp merchandise The Auschwitz Museum has denounced an online marketplace for independent artists over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp....
18:48, 05/08/2019

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's mai...
03:24, 05/22/2019

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate cri...
21:00, 04/28/2019

UN condemns ‘unspeakable’ attack that leaves scores dead in central Mali The United Nations has strongly condemned the armed attack on a village in restive central Mali which reportedly left at least 134 people dead and dozens wounded early on Saturday....
19:12, 04/28/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patri...
12:24, 05/22/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for ...
10:36, 05/05/2019

Trump condemns anti-Semitism, hate crimes at rally after synagogue shooting The remarks came after Trump in recent days defended past comments that there were “very fine people” who marched with self-proclaimed neo-Nazis and white supremacists at the 2017 Unite the Right rall...
20:12, 04/28/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly condemns’ attack on Indian security forces in Kashmir The top United Nations human rights official has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on 14 February and has called on aut...
18:24, 04/28/2019

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner fo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden's son invested in Chinese app that spies on Muslims, as US condemns China over 'concentration camps' An investment fund backed by Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, invested in a surveillance system used spy on Muslims in China, a new report claims....
12:12, 05/04/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
12:36, 05/21/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:24, 05/10/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and i...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Dozens killed and injured by new attacks in western Yemen, UN coordinator condemns ‘outrageous’ toll Reports from Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate indicate that scores of civilians have been killed following attacks on residential areas over the past two days. Medical sources suggest that at least 22 have ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

As he heads to prison, Trump’s ex-lawyer condemns ‘xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country’ NEW YORK (AP) — As he heads to prison, Trump’s ex-lawyer condemns ‘xenophobia, injustice and lies at the helm of our country’...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals late Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out court proceedings temporarily....
04:36, 05/08/2019

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Ove...
20:36, 05/05/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Pal...
18:24, 04/28/2019

White House Refuses to Support 'Christchurch Call' That Condemns Extremism Online, Releases Absolutely Bonkers Statement The White House has declined to endorse a non-binding response condemning the spread of hate speech and terrorist radicalization on social media. The response, dubbed the “Christchurch Call,” was writ...
23:12, 05/15/2019

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans say...
01:48, 05/15/2019

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for lawmakers to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Just 2 lawmakers have seen less-redacted Mueller report On the eve of Attorney General William Barr’s testimony on a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, only two lawmakers have set eyes on secret information that Barr withheld from...
14:24, 05/02/2019

"Your 40 Lawmakers Are In Touch With Me": PM Attacks Mamata Banerjee Prime Minister Narendra Modi today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her 40 lawmakers are in contact with the BJP and will desert her as soon as the elections are over....
12:24, 04/29/2019

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the oppos...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers Call on Trump for a New U.S. Policy in Syria Hundreds of lawmakers led by senior members of the House and Senate foreign policy committees have written to President Trump calling for a new U.S. strategy in Syria to counter Russia and Iran, deter...
06:12, 05/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,...
23:36, 05/21/2019

NY lawmakers jump into fight over Trump tax returns ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s senate is poised to approve a bill that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats...
13:12, 05/08/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our...
16:12, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially includi...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I ...
15:24, 05/06/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature ...
11:36, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers eye stricter gun control measures in Delaware DOVER, Del. (AP) — A package of stricter gun control measures proposed by Democratic lawmakers is getting its first hearing in Delaware’s legislature. Among the bills to be considered by a Senat...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
18:24, 04/28/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Remain Downbeat on Brexit Talks Senior British lawmakers from opposing sides of the political aisle were downbeat about the prospects that bipartisan talks would spark a breakthrough in resolving a longstanding impasse over Brexit....
22:12, 05/14/2019

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool LONDON (AP) — In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool’s extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the cou...
16:12, 05/08/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead...
18:00, 05/02/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
04:24, 05/17/2019

Lawmakers grill FAA acting chief on Boeing 737 Max With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, a House aviation panel grilled FAA Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell ...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Democratic state lawmakers try to get Trump tax returns, too TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Congress won’t be seeing President Donald Trump’s tax returns any time soon, but that request is not the only way Democrats are trying to pry them loose. So far this y...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on th...
17:12, 05/16/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
11:48, 05/17/2019

UK's May 'sure' lawmakers will want to deliver Brexit in June vote British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was confident lawmakers would want to deliver Brexit when legislation to secure Britain's departure from the European Union comes before parliament next mon...
19:24, 05/15/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parl...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply c...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
06:12, 05/25/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to b...
06:36, 05/25/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook exec meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a spokesman for Sena...
22:00, 05/07/2019

PM Modi Spells Out Five-Point Code Of Conduct For NDA Lawmakers Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance for the first time since his massive national election victory, had five commandments for newly-elected lawmakers who....
17:12, 05/25/2019

Texas lawmakers may stiffen penalties for pipeline damage AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would stiffen penalties for those who damage or trespass around oil and gas operations, despite opposition from environmental activi...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
01:36, 05/22/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowi...
02:36, 05/14/2019

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
01:36, 05/22/2019

"Find One": Mamata Banerjee's Dare After PM Says "40 Lawmakers In Touch" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that 40 Trinamool lawmakers will join the BJP, has prompted Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to issue a dare....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator J...
22:24, 05/07/2019

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Missouri lawmakers OK state aid for St. Louis Blues arena The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million of state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook executive meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment fr...
04:12, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congre...
22:36, 05/22/2019

IPOs bring tax jackpot for California; can lawmakers resist? At least six major California tech companies, including Uber and Airbnb, are scheduled to go public this year, generating billions in profits. It’s an enticing opportunity for lawmakers to fund chosen...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Kansas lawmakers in impasse over budget, Medicaid expansion TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is locked in an impasse over a Medicaid expansion plan favored by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. It’s been unable to pass a new bud...
18:12, 05/04/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Austrian lawmakers approve elementary school headscarf ban BERLIN (AP) — Austrian lawmakers have approved plans to ban girls in elementary schools from wearing headscarves, a move that would add to existing restrictions on veils. The Austria Press Agency repo...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
23:48, 05/22/2019

UK lawmakers can determine type of Brexit by amending law: minister Lawmakers will be able to determine the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union by amending the government's Brexit legislation in parliament, trade minister Liam Fox will say on Tuesday....
19:24, 05/21/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
04:00, 05/15/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences o...
16:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eig...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers Differ on Remedies for Facebook Privacy Breach A House hearing highlighted differences on how the government should work to strengthen tech companies’ protection of personal information, as a huge fine looms for Facebook.....
21:48, 05/08/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
19:24, 05/08/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoin...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Privacy-minded U.S. lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC Democratic and Republican lawmakers both stressed the need for bipartisan privacy legislation on Wednesday but seemed divided on how willing they were to strengthen the Federal Trade Commission, which...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is c...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliamen...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker s...
19:24, 05/12/2019

Floridians Gave Ex-Felons the Right to Vote. Lawmakers Just Put a Big Obstacle in Their Way. State legislators adopted limits on which Floridians with felony records should be eligible to vote, six months after a ballot measure restored their rights....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in t...
19:24, 04/30/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of ...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Trinamool Wants PM Nomination Scrapped For "Lawmakers Joining BJP" Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative....
15:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially includi...
23:00, 05/06/2019

SNC-Lavalin affair: Canada's Trudeau expels lawmakers Canada's prime minister has expelled two lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Party, saying "trust has been broken" after one accused the government of pressuring her to go easy on a major company accuse...
20:36, 04/28/2019

As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally Lawmakers loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended their record in fighting terrorism, after the Gulf stat...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to ...
00:36, 05/02/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill ...
13:48, 05/18/2019

US lawmakers review control board’s role in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. lawmakers are reviewing the work of a federal control board created by Congress to oversee Puerto Rico’s finances amid complaints from some officials that it is...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Retired military leaders to lawmakers: Don't ‘sacrifice funds’ for F-35 jets More than 100 retired military leaders sent a letter to members of Congress on Tuesday urging them not to “sacrifice funds from the F-35 program,” adding that the F-35, the military’s newest fighter j...
00:48, 05/02/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
09:00, 05/03/2019

US Lawmakers Urge Trump Government Not To End India's Trade Privileges Twenty-four US members of Congress sent a letter on Friday to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, urging him not to end a vital trade concession for India, a day before the Trump administration...
23:12, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Missouri Democratic lawmakers are slamming a bill to ban ab...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Swiss lawmakers delay vote on FIFA prosecutor’s future BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss lawmakers have postponed a vote on whether to re-elect attorney general Michael Lauber, who is facing a disciplinary inquiry into his handling of a sweeping investigatio...
22:00, 05/15/2019

UK: Theresa May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in June Prime Minister Theresa May intends to introduce a bill implementing the Brexit deal in early June. She's hoping to reach a compromise with Labour to overcome a deadlock in Parliament....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland hi...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the majo...
06:24, 05/18/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
09:00, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers seek probe on U.S. hacking services sold globally U.S. lawmakers are pushing legislation that would force the State Department to report what it is doing to control the spread of U.S. hacking tools around the world....
02:36, 05/16/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in early June British Prime Minister Theresa May will bring her thrice defeated Brexit deal back to parliament for lawmakers to consider again in the week beginning June 3, a Downing Street spokesman said on Tuesda...
00:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a biparti...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues ...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border ...
12:00, 05/19/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Satur...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Top air safety officials face US lawmakers after fatal Boeing 737 Max crashes U.S. air safety officials are facing lawmakers on Wednesday about the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two fatal crashes of the popular planes within five months of one another....
12:36, 05/15/2019

Lawmakers, Justice Dept. meet over more access to Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department will meet with House lawmakers Tuesday to negotiate for a less-redacted version of the Mueller report, ahead of a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr....
15:48, 05/07/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in a...
18:36, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts...
01:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislati...
02:24, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers Bring Familiar Claims From Michael Cohen Into the Open House investigators appeared to be interested in his testimony that lawyers for President Trump and his family helped shape his false testimony about a Trump Tower proposal in Moscow....
23:48, 05/21/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status an...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to China despite the Chinese government's poor human ri...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
03:24, 05/22/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,”...
17:36, 05/11/2019

White House says 'no' to Democratic lawmakers on McGahn document subpoena President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday rejected a subpoena from a Democratic-led congressional committee seeking documents from former White House counsel Don McGahn relating to Special Co...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against I...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parliament. They were brawling Saturday over controversia...
21:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator J...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers ask watchdog to probe migrant teen camp’s contract MIAMI (AP) — Three Democratic lawmakers are requesting a government watchdog agency investigate how a private company tied to former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly secured a no-bid contract to ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump...
01:12, 05/23/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss l...
23:36, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. He...
12:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways ...
22:24, 05/23/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guid...
21:48, 05/22/2019

US lawmakers seek to ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Loot boxes remain one of the most controversial topics in gaming, and now lawmakers in the US are planning to ban paid loot boxes in titles aimed at kids.Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has put forward a...
15:24, 05/09/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security f...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transacti...
04:36, 05/10/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "em...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
08:24, 05/24/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
22:48, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers urge Trump to back away from ultimatum to world on auto imports Lawmakers urged President Trump on Friday to pull back from a threat to impose tariffs on auto imports. Their warnings followed Trump declaring a national emergency to protect the domestic auto indust...
22:12, 05/17/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration briefed Congress Wednesday on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which has been grounded over a software issue that officials say contributed to two ...
17:12, 05/15/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
21:36, 05/23/2019

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

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U...
05:36, 05/21/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels...
17:12, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers talk about contempt for 'chicken' William Barr over House no-show A House judiciary committee hearing went on Thursday without Attorney General William Barr, who declined to field questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election -- prompting lawmakers to tr...
01:12, 05/03/2019

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

French Lawmakers Approve Steps to Speed Restoration of Notre Dame French lawmakers moved to fast-track the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral just under a month after its partial destruction by fire, approving measures that could help President Emmanuel Macron achi...
09:24, 05/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
15:48, 05/23/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four y...
14:24, 05/08/2019

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicize...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.    &...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan leaders' rights as lawmakers The Spanish parliament's governing body on Friday suspended the lawmaker rights of the four jailed Catalan members of parliament while they face trial over the northeastern region's failed 2017 indepe...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Force is officially with Californians as lawmakers recognize May 4 as ‘Star Wars Day’: report The fan-favorite "Star Wars" movie franchise -- famed for its array of stormtroopers, Jedi knights and epic space battles -- has added something new to its legend in California....
23:12, 05/04/2019

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a range of grievances including a gas deal with France's...
13:12, 05/24/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
14:12, 05/17/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:12, 05/24/2019

‘We Will Win Again,’ Opposition Vows in Istanbul Election Do-Over A day after the authorities annulled a result that embarrassed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, several minor candidates withdrew to avoid splitting the vote....
15:24, 05/07/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, on...
03:12, 05/08/2019

Trump’s Taxes: N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of His State Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Trump’s state returns....
22:12, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "em...
17:36, 05/22/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this c...
03:24, 05/17/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he w...
19:12, 04/30/2019

Farmers feel the pain as lawmakers haggle over delayed disaster relief plan Lawmakers in both parties typically work together to send help quickly following a natural disaster. But this time, aid for farmers like Greg Mims has gotten tangled up inside a massive $17 billion di...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of cons...
16:36, 05/15/2019

Trump’s bipartisan infrastructure plan already imperiled as Mulvaney, GOP lawmakers object to cost The surprise push with top Democrats for a $2 trillion package has run into immediate opposition from many Republicans and their conservative allies....
02:24, 05/04/2019

In the SNL finale, Leslie Jones tells anti-choice lawmakers to kiss her entire ass Leslie Jones might not be the most natural sketch performer Saturday Night Live’s ever had, but she’s arguably the most immediate and personal Weekend Update correspondent ever. As herself—or the on-a...
14:12, 05/19/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get sucked into the growing movement to phase the drinki...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump administration plans to sell new weapons to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections The new weapons sale – potentially worth billions of dollars – has sparked a fierce backlash from lawmakers who say it's an 'end-run' around Congress.    ...
20:24, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
14:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But t...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Opposition Should Reveal Its PM Candidate, Says Rajnath Singh Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats that it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh today said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out....
10:36, 05/14/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
04:24, 05/17/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building f...
22:00, 05/15/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
03:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embat...
17:24, 05/01/2019

UK minister: Brexit deal with opposition will be easy if they really want one British aid minister Rory Stewart said on Sunday the government and the opposition Labour Party agreed on almost everything about arrangements for Brexit, and that a deal would be easy to do if its le...
11:48, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov't, opposition reported in talks The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving ...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Venezuela says talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
19:24, 05/07/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the.....
15:36, 04/29/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruli...
02:48, 05/08/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling ...
17:24, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the in...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home....
10:36, 05/11/2019

No time to chicken out: Hungary’s opposition gets creative Given just five minutes to present their European Parliament election campaigns on Hungary’s state media, opposition parties have been using their meager opportunities in novel and creative ways...
13:24, 05/22/2019

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the co...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Portuguese teachers' pay row defused by opposition parties Portugal's main conservative opposition parties would approve retroactive pay rises for teachers only if public finances can sustain them, they said on Sunday, reducing the chances of the Socialist go...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Opposition Creating Divisions In Name Of Manohar Parrikar's Son: Goa BJP The Goa BJP Sunday said opposition parties were trying to create a rift in it by using the name of former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal, who was not given a ticket for the Panaji......
19:00, 05/12/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump's attorney asked him to give false testimony Michael Cohen privately told lawmakers earlier this year that Jay Sekulow, President Donald Trump's current attorney, asked him to falsely testify to Congress that negotiations to build a Trump Tower ...
01:24, 05/21/2019

California lawmakers weigh budget proposals to cover health care for illegal immigrants California lawmakers are weighing proposals this week that would offer government-funded health care to adult illegal immigrants but are at odds over how far to go....
09:48, 05/21/2019

Venezuela: Lawmakers wary as Trump aides leave open the possibility of sending US military Trump administration plans range of U.S. military options in Venezuela after the country’s U.S.-backed opposition leader failed to oust the president.        ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust ...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Albanian opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania’s center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election...
15:00, 05/12/2019

Turkey Cancels Istanbul Mayoral Election Won by Opposition Turkey’s national election board cancelled results of the Istanbul mayoral race that President Erdogan’s ruling party lost five weeks ago and ordered a rerun, sparking outrage in opposition ranks....
23:12, 05/06/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo v...
06:48, 05/16/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Turkey Orders a Do-Over of Istanbul Election Narrowly Won by Opposition (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the pre...
10:48, 05/07/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S. and European Union lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests. Protests over t...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Let’s make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadloc...
11:24, 05/05/2019

Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two ...
09:48, 05/05/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trum...
04:36, 05/07/2019

"Desperation": Opposition Slams BJP After Attack On Arvind Kejriwal Opposition parties rallied in support of Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal who was today slapped by a man during a roadshow....
20:00, 05/04/2019

Broad coalitions key to fighting populism: Polish opposition Poland's newly formed broad opposition alliance should be an example to others in Europe hoping to stem a tide of rightist populism ahead of European Parliament elections on May 26, centrist leader Gr...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Ni...
16:36, 05/09/2019

Australia's opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia's opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks....
08:24, 05/05/2019

UK's Theresa May Under Pressure To Ditch Brexit Talks With Opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Albania opposition set to continue anti-govt protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election. The leadership of...
11:12, 05/12/2019

PM Modi Challenges Opposition To Prove If He Has Amassed Assets Prime Minister Narendra Modi today threw an open challenge to the Opposition to prove if he had amassed any assets or kept money in any foreign bank....
10:36, 05/14/2019

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

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP Turkey’s main opposition party is appealing to Turkey’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority annulled its victory in the mayoral...
13:48, 05/08/2019

Turkish opposition says re-run of Istanbul election sign of "dictatorship" Turkey's main opposition said on Monday it was a "plain dictatorship" that had decided on a re-run of local elections in Istanbul, after the election board decided to annul vote results showing a pain...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Arrest of Venezuelan opposition figure draws condemnation European and Latin American countries that support Venezuela’s opposition condemned on Thursday the arrest of a top lawmaker who backed calls for a military uprising against President Nicolás Maduro...
17:12, 05/09/2019

Leader Of Venezuela Opposition Arrested, Car Towed Away With Him Inside Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to....
12:24, 05/09/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help l...
21:48, 05/03/2019

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra.....
21:12, 05/21/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American co...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Major opposition figures not among those given back Bahraini citizenship Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters revi...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Center-right Ciudadanos claims leadership of Spain's opposition The head of Spain's center-right Ciudadanos ('Citizens') said his party would take on the leadership of the country's opposition, after the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez claimed victory in Sunday's...
14:36, 04/29/2019

Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat....
17:36, 04/29/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
20:12, 04/30/2019

Maduro rallies troops against opposition leader Guaido The Venezuelan president has proclaimed support for his armed forces just days after the opposition staged a rally to display its military backing. Meanwhile, international pressure is mounting on Mad...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Opposition tries to maintain momentum after bid to topple Maduro crumbled Juan Guaidó called for daily protests until President Nicolás Maduro leaves. The embattled socialist leader, meanwhile, convened a weekend of talks to critique his mandate and fine-tune “the revolutio...
01:00, 05/03/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Demo...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
20:12, 04/30/2019

Indian PM Modi stuns opposition with 'massive' election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a huge election victory on Thursday, on course to increase his majority and give his party the mandate to pursue business-friendly policies that put Hindus...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
00:24, 05/23/2019

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the w...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:12, 05/23/2019

BJP's Sulking Ally OP Rajbhar Says Opposition Gathbandhan Will Score in UP The BJP's Uttar Pradesh ally Om Prakash Rajbhar, sulking for months, did not spare the party on the last day of voting for the national election. Asked who would win, the state minister picked the......
09:24, 05/19/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
23:12, 05/02/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, fo...
03:24, 05/22/2019

UK's opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill The leader of Britain's opposition said he would not support Prime Minister Theresa May's new attempt to push through her Brexit bill if it was fundamentally the same as the bill that had been defeate...
13:00, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Australia’s opposition concedes election defeat CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Australia’s general election (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Opposition Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Two days after the exit polls predicted an easy win for the ruling BJP, representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission today to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting....
08:00, 05/21/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political d...
23:24, 05/25/2019

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks reso...
21:00, 05/25/2019

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies an...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader....
17:12, 05/25/2019

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Spain's Ciudadanos says it will play responsible role as opposition The leader of the Ciudadanos party, Spain's third-biggest after Sunday's national election, said on Tuesday he would not block major international or terrorism-related legislation in parliament....
13:24, 04/30/2019

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweeteners in her fourth attempt to break the parliamenta...
19:24, 05/21/2019

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat....
23:00, 05/24/2019

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions....
00:36, 05/22/2019

"Does Opposition Plan To Have New PM Face Every 6 Months?": Sena Asks Slamming NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his comments on prime ministerial candidates if the BJP does not get the required mandate in the Lok Sabha polls, the Shiv Sena Tuesday sought to know if the......
19:24, 04/30/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in.....
10:24, 05/22/2019

In Opposition Liaising To Stop BJP, Sharad Pawar Opens New Line Leading players in the opposition are working the phones and establishing a connect with a group of political leaders who can swing numbers in case the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) falls...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Albanian opposition blocks roads in push for snap polls Several thousand supporters of Albania's opposition parties blocked national roads in a dozen towns on Thursday evening, the latest in three months of protests to try to push the government to accept ...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
04:48, 05/07/2019

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

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey's electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul's 39 districts, following the board's decision to strip the opposition of its victory i...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Opposition Parties' Night Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Amid 'Tampering' Row The opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the national......
08:00, 05/22/2019

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

BJP Credits PM For Masood Azhar Listing, Opposition Praises Diplomats The United Nation Security Council's decision to list Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist created a flurry in political circles today, with those from the ruling BJP laying the.....
21:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically leg...
06:24, 05/21/2019

UK's May under growing pressure to ditch Brexit talks with opposition Labour British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
09:36, 05/14/2019

Those Against Bihar Liquor Ban May Vote For Opposition: Sushil Kumar Modi Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has said those opposed to the ban on sale and consumption of liquor might vote for the opposition if they wish, and asserted that the policy has made the....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Sudan's military and opposition agree on transitional power structure Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to a power structure for the country's transition but have yet to decide how long it will last or the make-up of transitional bodies, the cou...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
14:36, 05/01/2019

Turkey orders rerun of Istanbul election in blow to opposition Erdoğan’s bid to overturn mayoral vote is ‘plain dictatorship’, says CHP partyTurkey’s election body has ordered a rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s party com...
21:36, 05/06/2019

Polarisation Among Minorities Favours Opposition Alliance: Sharad Yadav Expressing confidence that the opposition alliance will decimate the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar, senior leader Sharad Yadav claimed on Sunday that the Narendra Modi government....
16:12, 05/05/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:36, 05/08/2019

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

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second ...
15:12, 05/24/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has cast his ballot in Dobsonville, a part of Sow...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Thailand's opposition wins most seats but won't get to choose country's leader Thailand's main opposition party has won more seats than anyone else in the country's parliament -- in the first election since a military coup five years ago -- but it won't get to choose the country...
10:24, 05/09/2019

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
01:12, 05/25/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
05:12, 05/09/2019

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's p...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturd...
04:00, 05/26/2019

UK government must move on Brexit red lines in talks with opposition: Labour Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at finding a consensus over the way forward on Brexit have been productive but the government needs to move on its red lines,...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Turkey's Opposition Vows to Reconquer Istanbul Mayor Seat Turkish opposition leaders vowed to reconquer Istanbul’s mayoral seat in a rerun set for next month, after the national election authority drew international condemnation when it erased the results of...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Tanzania opposition activist found beaten, dumped in village A Tanzanian opposition activist has been found beaten and unconscious at a village in the country's southern highlands five days after unidentified people abducted him, stoking new fears of an opposit...
15:12, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
01:48, 05/01/2019