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Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say more than 5,000 Cubans have visited the Central American country this year, a 900% percent increase over the full 2018 ...

Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%

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Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 memb...
21:48, 05/21/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 said Monday that he has been working there as a paid adviser to the government of President Daniel Ortega....
02:36, 05/14/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
00:12, 05/23/2019

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

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists. The government of President Daniel Ortega says all 100...
05:24, 05/21/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
10:36, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
03:12, 05/17/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

How many Cuban troops are there in Venezuela? The U.S. says more than 20,000. Cuba says zero. The ambiguity notwithstanding, President Trump has threatened to impose a full embargo and high-level sanctions on Cuba over the alleged Cuban troop presence....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure HAVANA (AP) — One of Cuba’s only independent think tanks says it is closing because of pressure from unnamed powerful institutions on and off the communist island. Cuba Posible was founded in 20...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Mark Cuban says 'nobody' can beat Trump in 2020 'right now': report Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban said in an interview Tuesday that he doesn’t think any of the Democratic candidates for president right now can beat President Trump....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Exxon Mobil Sues Cuban Companies Over Seized Property Exxon Mobil has sued two Cuban companies in a U.S. federal court under a newly revived provision that permits legal action against companies doing business on property that was confiscated by the Cuba...
03:36, 05/04/2019

First Suits Are Filed Over Seized Cuban Properties After U.S. Lifts a Waiver Two U.S. citizens sued cruise operator Carnival in the first application of a long-dormant law allowing U.S. nationals to pursue legal action against foreign entities doing business in Cuba on propert...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Cuban LGBT community calls out government for canceling parade Cuban gay rights activists denounced the government's decision to cancel this year's parade against homophobia, accusing it of snatching away their main platform at a key moment as the Caribbean natio...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Did Ernest Hemingway copy his friend’s ideas for Cuban classics? Some of the novelist’s best-loved work bears ‘striking resemblance’ to that of an unknown journalistOne was a Cuban newspaper reporter working to support his family and writing fiction in his spare ti...
19:48, 05/11/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturd...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Cuban LGBT activists plan alternate parade in defiance of government Cuban gay rights activists are planning to hold an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday despite several reporting they had received warnings not to attend and the Communist g...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run Cuba's cultural sector under a controversial new ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions in the international and regional context.”...
03:12, 05/12/2019

| Cuban migrants stage mass escape from centre in south Mexico At least 1 300 mainly Cuban migrants escaped on foot from an immigration detention centre on Mexico's southern border in the largest mass escape in recent memory....
19:00, 04/28/2019

'We haven't seen Russians in Western Hemisphere this strongly since Cuban missile crisis': Rep. McCaul The spiraling political crisis in Venezuela has drawn Russia into the Western Hemisphere on a scale not seen since the Cuban missile crisis, said Rep. Michael McCaul on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday....
21:48, 05/01/2019

MLB hires Trump-allied lobbying for guidance on 'trafficking' of Cuban baseball players Major League Baseball hired a Trump-allied lobbying firm "for guidance on finding a solution that ends the human trafficking of Cuban baseball players," according to a league spokesman....
02:12, 05/14/2019

Desperate Cuban migrants await Mexican exit visas to travel to U.S. border Thousands of Cuban migrants lined up outside an immigration office in Tapachula, Mexico, awaiting exit visas allowing them to travel to the United States....
22:12, 05/06/2019

Thousands of Cuban migrants flee Mexican detention center in record escape The National Immigration Institute said 700 of the Cubans had returned voluntarily, but 600 were still on the loose.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Might Run for President Since He Doesn't Think Anyone Can Beat Trump in 2020 It makes sense that after Donald Trump’s improbable, Russian special sauce win for the Iron Throne—aka the White House—any loudmouth, rich, white guy believes he has a shot at being president....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Greg Gutfeld backs Mark Cuban's claim there isn't a Democrat 'right now' who can beat Trump in 2020 Fox News' Greg Gutfeld talked Wednesday about the Democratic presidential field, calling it a "24 headed jack-in-the-box" and comparing former Vice President Joe Biden to a "comfortable" sweater all w...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it and calling it subversive, an unprecedented show of c...
07:00, 05/12/2019

Sample classic Cuban cuisine on a food tour of Miami's Little Havana neighborhood The Cuban food in Miami's Little Havana is delicious, but choosing can be hard. That’s the beauty of taking a tour that lets you graze and sample.        ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is g The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is gone. In March, former Tales producer Hideo Baba, who had been working on a new game for Studio Istol...
16:00, 05/13/2019

President Trump Threatens Cuba With Complete Embargo If Cuban Troops Continue Operations in Venezuela (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration declared quick and enthusiastic support Tuesday for the Venezuelan opposition effort to spark a military uprising against embattled President Nicolas Madu...
00:36, 05/01/2019

K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby Southern pudu at the LA Zoo after one of its members, Haechan. On Wednesday, Haechan took selfies with his namesake. (May 15) &...
02:36, 05/16/2019

Weiner visits his probation officer Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has visited his probation officer a day after leaving a halfway house following his prison sentence for illegal contact with a 15-year-old girl. (May 15)  ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
18:24, 05/21/2019

Trump visits Arlington Cemetery to pay tribute President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the United States. (May 23)      ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

UN leader visits New Zealand mosques where 51 were killed CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has visited the two New Zealand mosques where 51 worshippers were killed by a gunman in March. Guterres told reporters outside ...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Kaley Cuoco Visits UK Children’s Hospital LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Actress Kaley Cuoco and her husband, equestrian Karl Cook, visited kids at the University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital. UK HealthCare posted photos of the visit...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine. D...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Toronto visits Philadelphia with 3-2 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
22:00, 05/08/2019

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Bengal Top Cop Visits Barrackpore After Trinamool-BJP Clashes In an unusual move underlining the gravity of the situation, West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra on Friday visited the Jaggatdal police station area - 40 km from Kolkata - for a first-hand...
18:12, 05/25/2019

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
04:36, 05/24/2019

Poland’s sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland’s new-born sextuplets has been able to visit her babies in hospital, and all are doing fine despite being born weeks early....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last week for being an unregistered agent of Russia. In a ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called ...
07:24, 05/14/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)     &...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Watch: Man visits all 419 National Park Service sites A road trip enthusiast arrived in Washington, D.C., and completed his quest to visit all 419 National Park Service sites three years to the day after he began....
19:36, 04/30/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local people, the Vatican said on Sunday....
13:36, 05/12/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcomin...
14:24, 05/17/2019

UK’s Prince Charles visits Germany on 4-day charm offensive BERLIN (AP) — Prince Charles of Britain is visiting Germany on a four-day charm offensive during which he will stress the two European countries’ close ties. Charles’ arrival Tuesday in Be...
15:24, 05/07/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
21:12, 05/13/2019

Pompeo visits Baghdad, warns of Iranian activity U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister after telling reporters the United States was concerned about Iraqi sovereignt...
01:12, 05/08/2019

The 4 Types of Doctors Visits You Should Make For a Long, Healthy Life Prevention is often called the best medicine — but research has shown that millions of Americans are not getting the preventive care they should to live long, healthy lives. Obstacles like inade...
16:24, 05/10/2019

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Re...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Rajon Rondo Visits Louisville, Encourages Kids To Read LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– Former UK basketball player Rajon Rondo was in his hometown Thursday giving back. Rondo is from Louisville and now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He spoke to student...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Biden visits Tennessee, vows to ‘restore’ soul of country NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says eight years of a Donald Trump presidency will “fundamentally” change the character of the country. Biden made the remarks Monda...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “s...
22:48, 05/07/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
04:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: VP Pence visits Kentucky company to talk trade LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s visits to Louisiana and Kentucky: ___ 8:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence has made a stop in Kentucky, speaking to employees at an...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Canadian PM visits ravaged Notre Dame to show solidarity French Culture Minister Franck Riester says that a month after a fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the edifice is still being made safe enough for its restoration to begin...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Weiner visits his probation officer after halfway house exit NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner has visited his probation officer a day after leaving a halfway house following his prison sentence for illegal contact with a 15-year-old girl....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Just another Thursday at the White House. ⁦@genesimmon...
01:12, 05/17/2019

With energy high on agenda, China's no.3 leader visits Norway With energy projects high on the agenda, China and Norway will mark a further thaw in relations on Wednesday when Beijing's third-ranked politician arrives in Oslo....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Magic Johnson Visits First Take, Talks A Whole Bunch Of Shit About Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Former Los Angeles Lakers president and current Twitter user Magic Johnson joined ESPN’s First Take this morning to talk about his embarrassing exit from the team, the sorry state of the franchise hea...
01:36, 05/21/2019

Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Michigan’s football team visited Robben Island , where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison. The Wolverines took a tour of the prison...
23:12, 05/05/2019

Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran warns over nuclear deal U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Britain on Wednesday to pitch a post-Brexit 'special relationship' as Iran said it may stop complying with some parts of the nuclear deal which the United S...
10:24, 05/08/2019

Ariana Grande Visits NASA Space Center and Dresses the Part Ariana Grande's Saturday was out of this world! The 25-year-old pop star visited NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, a day before her concert in the city. And she......
04:00, 05/20/2019

North Korea’s Red Cross visits China as drought hits crops Officials from North Korea's Red Cross Society are in China this week, a sign the Kim Jong Un regime could be preparing to request food aid from the world's second-largest economy....
20:48, 05/14/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil. India’s foreign minis...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Stop "Telecast" Of PM's Visits To Shrines: Chandrababu Naidu To Poll Body Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu today claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand on Saturday was a violation of the poll code, and asked.....
15:48, 05/19/2019

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests agains...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
20:36, 05/23/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that North Korea's missile launch could be a protest against the US after the failed Kim-Trump summit in February. But he urged the North to refrain from s...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Calls for Europe to review border controls after blacklisted Russian visits 70 times Despite ban from three EU member states, Andrei Pavlov managed to travel widelyEurope is under pressure to review its border controls, after it emerged that an individual sanctioned over his alleged r...
15:36, 05/24/2019

Virginia declines, Baylor accepts White House visits after basketball titles The Virginia men's basketball team has declined, while the Baylor women's team has accepted a visit to the White House after NCAA tournament title wins....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Manoj Tiwari Visits Sheila Dikshit After Winning Delhi North East Seat The two had a 20-minute meeting in which they "acknowledged that political rivals can have friendly and harmonious relations" and Mr Tiwari told the Congress leader he had always treated her like his....
18:12, 05/25/2019

Kate Middleton wears smart-casual outfit as she visits Chelsea Flower Show KATE Middleton looked very summery today. The Duchess of Cambridge sported smart-casual clothes at the Chelsea Flower Show – here are her outfit details....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Duchess of Cambridge retraces grandmother's footsteps as she visits D-Day exhibition at Bletchley Park The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of her sadness that her grandmother felt unable to tell her about the work she did at Bletchley Park before she died....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Queen Elizabeth reportedly visits Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's home while they wait for royal baby’s arrival As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry prepare for the birth of their first child together, they reportedly got a visit from none other than Queen Elizabeth....
18:12, 05/01/2019

London Festival of Architecture 2019: unmissable building tours, guided walks, talks, family fun and studio visits at this year's event The director of the London Festival of Architecture — the world's biggest annual architecture festival — throws open the doors to a celebration of the city's fascinating buildings....
15:12, 05/13/2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Royal baby news LIVE: Joy over Archie Harrison's birth continues as royal family prepare visits Joy over the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor continues almost a week after his birth as members of the royal family prepare to visit Frogmore Cottage....
16:48, 05/11/2019

|AiraccessimportantifSAwants5millionmoretourists-official Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM now official Canon has officially announced details of the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM, the first of six new lenses for the RF mount.Said to have the highest resolution of a Canon lens launched to date, the wide-aper...
12:48, 05/08/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Get the official app TNW Conference, our tech festival in Amsterdam, is only ten days away. As the countdown approaches zero, we want to make sure you have everything you’ll need at the touch of a button. That’s why we bu...
17:36, 04/29/2019

Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession' The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were f...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Behold, Official Castle in the Sky Sunglasses Castle in the Sky themed sunglasses are going on sale in Japan. Muska’s tinted lenses are getting real-world recreations and Pazu’s goggles are also being reworked as glasses....
16:12, 05/23/2019

It's Official, Disney Takes Over Hulu Last month, reports teased a potential future in which Disney’s unrelenting path towards total media consolidation extended to the Hulu universe, and today, that dream has been realized.Read more......
18:00, 05/14/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
20:12, 05/12/2019

Huawei's first phone with a pop-out camera is now official Over the past year or so Huawei has welcomed the notch with open arms. Nowadays, though, most companies are looking for ways to remove it and, as it turns out, Huawei is no different.Two-tone design a...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Mexico to go after all narco judges: official Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, looking to make good on a promise to clean up rampant corruption, will go after judges that have aligned themselves with the country's notorious drug ca...
06:24, 05/21/2019

Tennis: Laver Cup becomes official ATP event The Laver Cup team event between Europe and the rest of the world is to become an official part of the ATP Tour, the governing body of men's tennis said on Friday....
11:36, 05/24/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
16:48, 05/18/2019

US denies visa to senior Palestinian official A senior Palestinian official said the United States denied her application for a visa to travel to the U.S. on Monday in what appears to be the latest sign of escalating American political pressure o...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Laver Cup getting official status from men’s tennis tour LONDON (AP) — The Laver Cup is getting official status from the men’s tennis tour. The ATP says it has reached an agreement to make the tournament an official part of the yearly calendar, althou...
09:36, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Spain official: US like a ‘cowboy’ on Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political conflict in Venezuela (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Spain’s acting foreign minister says the U.S. government’s approach to Venezuela...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Hey *bwarp* nerds, there's an official Rick And Morty D&D set on the way Good news for anyone who’s ever watched Adult Swim’s endlessly profane, relentlessly inventive Rick And Morty and thought “Gosh I wish I could be a quasi-omnipotent super scientist who ignores the emo...
01:12, 05/18/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a sp...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu Fire and debris rained from the sky Monday over a suburban Honolulu community in a helicopter crash that killed three people aboard. Witness say they saw red flames and a helicopter plummeting down Th...
10:24, 04/30/2019

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

Former Bush DOJ official says GOP call for Don Jr. to testify is 'intriguing' Former Deputy Attorney General Tom Dupree said Thursday that it was "intriguing" to hear that a Senate committee controlled by Republicans is demanding that Donald Trump Jr. return to testify....
22:36, 05/09/2019

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guideline...
17:12, 05/25/2019

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the three-times Formula One world champion, IndyCar said o...
03:48, 05/25/2019

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
04:36, 05/24/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in ...
14:12, 05/22/2019

Lemonade is now the official state drink of Arizona TUCSON – “Lemonade is the official state drink,” that is the lone sentence that made up House Bill 2692. First presented by Republican Rep. Warren Petersen, the bill made it through ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

U.K. Austerity Has Inflicted ‘Great Misery,’ U.N. Official Says In a scathing final report on the impact of budget cuts in Britain, an expert on extreme poverty compared the overhauls to the Victorian workhouse system....
20:24, 05/22/2019

ThyssenKrupp elevator IPO likely to be in 2020 -union official Thyssenkrupp's planned stock market flotation of its elevator business is unlikely to happen this year but could take place in 2020, a senior union official said on Tuesday....
17:48, 05/14/2019

US official says foreign election hacking is ‘inevitable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is “inevitable” and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior national ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night — the longest game (in t...
14:12, 05/05/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political gam...
23:36, 05/19/2019

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Audi to replace TT with new electric sports car: Official News 23 May, 2019 Audi comes clean that the car to replace the current TT will be all-electric. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Official says pro-company unions will melt away in Mexico A Mexican official says a majority of the country's labor contracts are probably fake, pro-company deals that provide only minimal wages and benefits....
23:00, 05/14/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Official says Pakistan to get Saudi oil on credit as of July ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the much-anticipated Saudi oil will start flowing to Islamabad as of July, with payments deferred for three years. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says the buy-now-pay-l...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico official says former Pemex chief was sanctioned MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s financial intelligence unit says that a former executive at the state-owned oil company who was sanctioned this week by the comptroller’s office is ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Google to show ads on homepage of app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost reve...
00:00, 05/15/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 20...
02:24, 05/02/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Jet Traveling From Las Vegas To Mexico Lost, Says Official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
23:48, 05/06/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Catch the official livestream Can’t make it to TNW Conference this week? We’re going to miss your face, but don’t you worry! Just like previous years, we’re live streaming on both days. You can catch most of the talks from the com...
19:36, 05/06/2019

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 2 policemen KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a gun battle between illegal armed groups has killed at least nine people in the northeastern Takhar province. Jawad Hajri, a spokesman for the provin...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lo...
07:48, 05/12/2019

Spanish official who helped end militant ETA campaign dies MADRID (AP) — Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending the militant group ETA’s violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, died ...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol official to Congress: 'We can't arrest our way out of this problem' A top U.S. Border Patrol official tells Fox News that the immigration situation unfolding in America is “no longer constrained to the border” – forcing other officers to be pulled away from their duti...
19:48, 05/10/2019

U.N. calls on Tunisia to immediately release detained official The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian anti-terrorism unit....
19:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion doll...
19:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion doll...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden Looks to Make a Splash With Official 2020 Kickoff Since he joined the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden has worn the mantle of frontrunner comfortably. Polls show him ahead by double digits, national...
15:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Af...
17:24, 05/17/2019

Several Union Ministers Yet To Clear Dues On Official Bungalows: RTI Several Union ministers, including Vijay Goel, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitaraman and Sushma Swaraj, have not cleared dues on their official bungalows till February, the Housing and Urban Affairs......
12:36, 05/19/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
03:48, 05/17/2019

Vatican official cleared of abuse charges lodged by ex-nun A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges leveled by a former nun that he had solicited sex from her a decade ago while hearing her confession....
19:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusive proof Tehran was behind them, a U.S. official fa...
23:00, 05/13/2019

CFPB official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump administration appointee at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who came under fire after racist comments he wrote years ago resurfaced is leaving the agency. Eric Blanken...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration offic...
23:00, 05/15/2019

DOJ tries to disqualify ex-Obama official from defending China’s Huawei The Justice Department is working to disqualify top Obama department official James Cole from defending the Chinese technology firm Huawei in a high-profile criminal case, according to a new heavily r...
08:36, 05/14/2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the ...
14:48, 05/18/2019

Official OnePlus 7 Pro product videos pop up hours before announcement With less than six hours to go until the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its international debut, an official marketing video for the flagship smartphone has surfaced online (via Slashleaks) corroborating its ent...
12:26, 05/14/2019

US Trade War Could Slash 1% Of China's GDP, Warns Top Chinese Official A high ranking Chinese official has said that the ongoing trade war with the US could slash China's GDP by one per cent, in the first such admission by Beijing that the tariff war with Washington is.....
23:48, 05/17/2019

New 2019 BMW 1 Series teased ahead of official reveal News 16 May, 2019 A fresh batch of teaser images for the new BMW 1 Series hatch have been released, showing its camouflage being removed ahead of its release...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Cannot Advise Jews To Wear Kippah Everywhere In Germany: Official Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks....
04:24, 05/26/2019

US official in Beirut to discuss border dispute with Israel BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri has received a U.S. official as Washington mediates a maritime border dispute with Israel. Acting Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfiel...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
03:36, 05/19/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official fa...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499 Aiming to take on the OnePlus 7 and Xiaomi Mi 9, Asus has just announced its latest smartphone – the ZenFone 6 – which offers flagship performance and a decent design without the typically-high price ...
22:12, 05/16/2019

First black official in Atlantic Coast Conference dies Jim Burch, the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, has died at his home in North Carolina        ...
02:12, 05/21/2019

It's Official: Everyone Hates Jared Kushner's New Immigration Plan Trump administration’s long-awaited new immigration plan will land sometime this week, and it looks like it’s going to make nearly everyone angry, just as predicted. According to the New York Times, t...
06:24, 05/16/2019

Champions League suspends PSG's Neymar for insulting official The UEFA Champions League has issued a three-game suspension in next year's tournament to Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar after he insulted an official....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Germany's top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany's top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups....
21:48, 05/03/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil f...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish offi...
02:00, 05/23/2019

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

Official: OnePlus 7/7 Pro to be noticeably faster than rival flagships OnePlus 7 Pro CAD-based renderThe Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG G8 ThinQ both sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are also expected to include this chip. But as announced by O...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that “nothing can be meaningfully fixed” until Gaza’s Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their v...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Complaint Against BJP's Locket Chatterjee For Threatening Poll Official A complaint has been filed against the BJP's Locket Chatterjee for allegedly threatening a presiding officer at a poll booth in West Bengal's Hooghly constituency during the fifth phase of the Lok......
17:36, 05/06/2019

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe: first official image revealed BMW confirms four-door 8 Series is on the way to rival Porsche Panamera, with reveal due in the coming weeks BMW will broaden its 8 Series to three bodystyles with a four-door coupe this year, and th...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Islamabad police official suspended following girl’s killing ISLAMABAD (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan have suspended a police chief in the capital, Islamabad, over the disappearance, rape and killing of a 10-year-old girl whose case triggered widespread condemn...
13:36, 05/22/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first qu...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Germany’s top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany’s top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups...
21:24, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Official: Beijing open to trade talks with US BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 6:10 p.m. China’s foreign ministry says the country is open to resuming trade talks with the U....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister on the sidelines of an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of st...
20:00, 05/24/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
20:24, 04/28/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threat...
07:36, 05/24/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
04:00, 05/24/2019

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursd...
00:48, 05/24/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa-e: official pics of electric hatch Vauxhall Corsa-e Battery electric version of perenially popular supermini revealed with 211-mile range Vauxhall has revealed the new full electric Corsa-e supermini, which will kickstart the brand’...
20:36, 05/23/2019

Microsoft's Official Examples Of "Acceptable Trash Talk" Are A Joy Microsoft updated the company’s “Community Standards for Xbox” earlier this week, and while this is normally not news, the content is so damn wholesome that it’s worth a closer look....
13:12, 05/02/2019

Policemen Killed In Gadchiroli Blast May Have Ignored Rules: Official The police team that came under Maoist attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district seems to have ignored standard operating procedures (SOPs) while planning their movement, an official said Thursday....
21:36, 05/02/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty CLEVELAND (AP) — The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency whe...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Olympic official reassures sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations who are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but fed...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Afghan official: Taliban hit security checkpoints, killing 8 An Afghan official says the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northeastern Takhar province, killing eight members of the security forces....
10:24, 05/07/2019

The Honor 20's camera capabilities are pretty much official thanks to this game Honor is a Huawei sub-brand that uses its parent company's technologies to spin off its own smartphone creations. They manage to look like Huawei handsets from a parallel reality and they pull it off ...
19:12, 05/07/2019

Official: Taliban overrun 2 outposts, 15 soldiers killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have launched an assault on two security outposts in western Badghis province, killing 15 security personnel in the latest in a series of ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Diego Maradona documentary: official trailer – video The full trailer has been released for Diego Maradona, a feature-length documentary about the Argentinian legend’s time at Italian club Napoli. Produced from over 500 hours of footage from Maradona’s ...
13:48, 05/10/2019

Boeing Official Played Down Scenario That May Have Doomed Ethiopian Jet Four weeks after faulty sensor data led a 737 MAX jet to crash in Indonesia last year, a Boeing executive raised and dismissed the possibility of a bird collision triggering a second disaster....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early yearsThe first ever official documentary film about Led Zeppelin has been announced, to ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Former Obama official Susan Rice has book out in October NEW YORK (AP) — Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has a book coming out this fall. “Tough Love” will be published Oct. 8, Simon...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Spain: Rubalcaba, official who helped end militant ETA, dies Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending militant group ETA's violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, has died....
17:36, 05/10/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
20:36, 05/08/2019

CFK skirts candidacy speculation during official launch of memoirs Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair. Part of the book is dedicated defending herself against accusations of corruption and ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents Daniel Hale is accused of giving top secret files on drone warfare to a journalist at an online news outletLive: follow the latest US politics newsA former National Security Agency (NSA) official has ...
16:36, 05/09/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
20:24, 05/07/2019

Official: Baltimore County officer shot, wounded; man killed BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore County police officer has been shot and wounded in an incident at a home that left a man dead. The Baltimore County Police Department said on its Facebook ...
04:12, 05/03/2019

New 2019 Vauxhall Corsa: Official testing images revealed The design of the next-gen Corsa was overhauled when PSA acquired Vauxhall/Opel Peugeot 208-based fifth-gen supermini edges closer to Summer launch date New images released by Vauxhall show the upc...
10:24, 05/02/2019

State Dept. Official Can’t Talk About China Without Getting Real Racist The United States, over the years, has had many enemies. Britain. Germany (a couple times). Spain. Italy. Japan. The USSR. North Korea. Vietnam. Most of Latin America at one point or another. Iraq. A...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Why Princess Charlotte wore two dresses in her official birthday snaps PRINCESS Charlotte of Cambridge wore two frocks as she posed for birthday pics. Here's why Prince William and Kate Middleton's child usually wears dresses....
17:48, 05/02/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats unt...
17:24, 05/23/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. off...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second term....
03:24, 05/21/2019

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the...
14:12, 05/25/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a female journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul. Nasrat Rahimi, a...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a......
04:36, 05/24/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr rep...
11:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
13:00, 05/25/2019

Pakistan official: Bomb at Quetta mosque kills one, wounds 15 QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb exploded at a mosque on Friday in the Pakistani city of Quetta, the capital of restive Baluchistan province, killing the prayer leader and wounding 15 worshippers, three of t...
18:12, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Transportation official eyed for Fed post, Bloomberg reports The White House is considering Transportation Department Undersecretary Derek Kan for an opening on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing two unnamed people fa...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven....
13:24, 05/24/2019

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
01:12, 04/29/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's overseas contacts, a top U.S. official said on Fr...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Not right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in steel dispute: official Progress being made between Washington and Mexico City toward repealing U.S. tariffs on steel means it is not the right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in retaliation for the duties, a sen...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Lightsaber recognized as official discipline by French Fencing Federation French fencing officials added the lightsaber to the sport's three traditional disciplines and even started an academy to structure it. Proponents say it will draw people to fencing and get kids off t...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Need To Move Forward In Listing Masood Azhar As Terrorist: US Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Ayodhya district in Uttar Pradesh today, said while opposition parties had a track record of going soft on terrorism, his government was the only one that.....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
23:24, 05/14/2019

Chinese marathon official directs race winner the wrong way A Chinese marathon official has been banned for a year after he redirected an elite runner away from the finish line, in a mistake that almost changed the outcome of the race....
10:12, 05/14/2019

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies' A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers "enemies" in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute, a remark that ...
00:12, 05/06/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
04:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Deployments Followed ‘Clear Indications’ Iran Was Preparing to Attack, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian pro...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by. The Taliban were driv...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Iranian official calls Donald Trump "Crazy President" A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a "crazy President" whose threats against Tehran weren't going to work, adding that if the US President wanted to talk, he'll not only have to show some.....
08:36, 05/21/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
01:48, 05/07/2019

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Sta...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Brazil expects to collect at least $47 bln in signing bonuses from oil auctions -official Brazil expects to collect at least $47 billion in signing bonuses this year from three upcoming offshore oil auctions set for October and November, an official said on Monday....
06:24, 05/07/2019

President Trump Warns Iran Not to Threaten U.S. Or it Will Face its ‘Official End’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it’ll face its “official end,” shortly after a rocke...
14:36, 05/20/2019

China to Send Senior Official to Trade Talks in Washington Vice Premier Liu He, a confidant of China’s leader, will lead a Chinese team seeking to head off higher American tariffs threatened by President Trump....
09:24, 05/07/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin ins...
15:36, 05/21/2019

6 dead after gunmen attack church in Burkina Faso: official Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by...
20:48, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Brexit: Senior Cabinet official quits UK govt LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leade...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A retired Army officer overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department has resigned, saying he’s lost trust in the process. Arnaldo Claudi...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Official: US renews Iran sanctions waivers for nuclear work WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official says the Trump administration is renewing five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with I...
20:48, 05/03/2019

NYPD training official: Garner video shows ‘chokehold’ NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the New York Police Department’s recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 “meets the definition of a chokehold.&...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Mamata Banerjee Did Not Return PM's Calls During Cyclone Fani: Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Saturday tried to contact West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss cyclone Fani but could not do so as his calls were not returned, a top government......
12:48, 05/05/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoints, kill 7 policemen KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least seven Afghan policemen were killed overnight when the Taliban stormed security checkpoints in western Badghis province. Mohammad Naser Nazari...
11:12, 05/04/2019

US Official, Injured In Sri Lanka Suicide Attack, Dies In Hospital A US official wounded in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings has died in hospital, raising to 258 the total number killed, including 45 foreigners, officials said Wednesday....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again' President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever thre...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Afghan official: gunmen kill provincial intelligence officer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says unidentified gunmen killed a deputy intelligence director for northern Baghlan province. The provincial official says Abdul Ghafour Mahmoud was shot S...
11:12, 05/12/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of h...
22:00, 05/20/2019

HBO Gives Official Updates on Game of Thrones' Prequel Series and Potential Spinoffs Child’s Play is taking more jabs at the poor toys from Toy Story 4. Even more new looks at The Dark Crystal, plus Swamp Things’ first episode and Doom Patrol’s last. Spoilers set sail!Read more......
21:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said t...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said o...
18:48, 05/21/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said t...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Congress must act to fix border crisis after migrant teen dies in US custody, top official says After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing duties....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
03:12, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), which carried out the deadly suicide attacks on......
02:24, 05/21/2019

Former FBI official defends investigation of Russia probe's origins: 'When you leak, you have an agenda' Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the Russia probe's origins was "entirely appropriate" and brought hope for finally getting to the bottom of a controversy that dominated the country'...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
15:12, 05/21/2019

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
23:48, 05/21/2019

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

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing poli...
17:36, 05/03/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming ...
01:12, 05/01/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according ...
19:24, 04/30/2019

Meghan Markle’s White Dress in Her First Official Baby Photos May Be a Nod to Another Special Day Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wore an elegant cream-colored sleeveless Givenchy trench dress for her first official appearance on Wednesday morning, two days after giving birth to her first child, a baby...
15:48, 05/08/2019

No Data On Surgical Strikes Carried Before September 2016: Army Official The Indian Army has no data to suggest that surgical strikes were conducted by its troops across the Line of Control (LoC) before September 29, 2016, the day when such strikes were carried out in......
16:48, 05/08/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
19:24, 05/08/2019

The Surprising History Behind the Royal Family's Official and Unofficial Rules and Protocol Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have always done it their way. The new parents officially introduced their first child to the world, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex presenting son......
22:24, 05/08/2019

Despite missile tests, senior official sees Korea talks breakthrough The head of an international organization who last year arranged a historic handshake between parliamentarians from North and South Korea said on Thursday he saw prospects for a breakthrough in talks ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official said, the second such attack within day...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
17:36, 05/09/2019

Politicians condemn brazen shooting attack on deputy, official near Congress Cambiemos officials vow to bring perpetrators to justice, as lawmakers across the political spectrum condemn attack on Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón near Congress....
01:12, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping Likely To Meet Next Month: White House Official US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, White House economic.....
20:12, 05/12/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
15:24, 05/01/2019

Former Bush DOJ official on Mueller report fight: Dems 'want to put as many people in jail as they can' Former Deputy Attorney General Tom Dupree said Tuesday that the Democrats plan to "go to the mat" in the aftermath of the Mueller report's release, and some in the party "want to put as many people in...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Taxpayers union official: Here's why Sanders' 'Avengers: Endgame' tax proposition is wrong Senior Fellow for the National Taxpayers Union Mattie Duppler says that Bernie Sanders' tax proposition for Disney following the record-breaking release of 'Avengers: Endgame' is a "half-baked idea."...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
02:00, 05/03/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 16 percent - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 16 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
22:12, 05/02/2019

A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning. ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning....
20:48, 05/04/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-UPDATE 1-Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 16 pct - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has started selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 16 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
22:12, 05/02/2019

Amid Bailout Talks, Pak Appoints Ex-IMF Official As State Bank Governor A Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been appointed as the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), as the cash-strapped country seeks to finalise a......
09:48, 05/05/2019

Cummings to ex-White House official: Answer our questions or face prison House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is threatening fines or even imprisonment for a former White House official if he refuses to satisfactorily answer questions when he appea...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Top Veterans Affairs official hits back at AOC's claim the VA doesn't have enough money Richard Stone, the Department of Veterans Affairs executive in charge, poked a hole in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim the agency is not fully funded....
13:36, 05/02/2019

The Last of Us 2 release date announcement coming soon? Sony 'official update' imminent Sony and Naughty Dog could be due to offer another formal update about The Last of Us II's release date very soon according to information from a trusted source....
17:48, 05/06/2019

Cyclone Fani: Senior Health Official Suspended For Not Joining Work The Odisha government has suspended Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Rayagada, Siva Prasad Padhi, for not joining duty despite a government's order cancelling holidays of all employees in the....
06:48, 05/03/2019

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

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country’s March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party associated with fugitive ...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Huge leak of official cases for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro confirms major differences between the two This coming Tuesday, May 14th, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be officially unveiled. And while a number of renders have been disseminated giving us an idea of what the phone will look like, Win...
22:24, 05/12/2019

Official renders leak of some OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro accessories including the Bullets Wireless 2 We've shown you renders of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, and have even passed along leaked photographs of the official cases for the new models. Now, thanks to a tweet from Ishan Agarwal, we have o...
19:24, 05/13/2019

'People are dying': U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar's Rakhine state A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has displaced nearly 33,000 people since la...
09:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls: sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officia...
14:12, 05/15/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officia...
15:36, 05/15/2019

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03:36, 05/15/2019

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a top UN official said on Thursday...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, conve...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s t...
18:12, 04/28/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, ...
02:36, 05/14/2019

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

Qatar not invited to emergency Arab summits in Saudi Arabia: official Qatar has not received an invitation to two summits, a foreign ministry official said on Monday, in apparent reference to emergency meetings of Gulf and Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia earmarked for this...
11:24, 05/20/2019

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries....
21:36, 05/16/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
22:00, 05/16/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor says he is waiting for official statement on election Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor said on Monday that he would wait for an official statement from the High Election Board (YSK) before speaking about its decision to annul and re-run mayoral el...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Cummings schedules testimony from ex-White House security official in clearance probe House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., scheduled an interview for this upcoming Wednesday with former White House Personnel Security Director Carl Kline amid the Congressional investigation ...
23:12, 04/28/2019

Official says White House never told him to change a security clearance decision -source The former head of White House security clearances told congressional investigators on Wednesday he was never instructed to change a security clearance determination by anyone at the White House, a so...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana....
03:00, 05/16/2019

President Trump Appoints Former Obama Administration Official Mark Morgan as ICE Head (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweets that Mark Morgan &#...
21:24, 05/05/2019

Australia opposition leader promises 'real' change at official campaign launch Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said on Sunday that if his party wins the May 18 election, wages will rise, more children will go to pre-school, small businesses will get more tax cuts and ...
10:24, 05/05/2019

Former Transportation Dept official compares Jacksonville Boeing 737 accident to 'Miracle on the Hudson' Former Deputy Assistant Transportation Secretary Oliver McGee told "Fox and Friends" that a contaminated runway was the culprit behind the Boeing 737 sliding into a river in Jacksonville, Florida on F...
03:24, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel t...
01:12, 05/18/2019

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to...
23:12, 05/04/2019

Temptation to 'game the system' could derail US-China trade deal, says former American official A trade deal between the United States and China — which is reportedly around the corner — might be derailed by a "temptation to game the system," according to a former U.S. diplomat and ambassador....
09:24, 05/03/2019

California prison official watched YouTube videos for hours while on duty: report A California prison administrator made use of the state’s tax dollars by watching thousands of hours of YouTube videos while on the clock, according to a report released by the California state audito...
14:36, 05/08/2019

It's Official: The First Star Wars Film After Rise of Skywalker Will Be From Game of Thrones' Showrunners We’re going from Westeros to a galaxy far, far away. While speaking at the MoffetNathanson Media & Communications summit today, Walt Disney Company chairman Bob Iger confirmed that the next Star W...
18:00, 05/14/2019

The official OnePlus 7 Pro launch video just leaked hours ahead of today’s event The day many OnePlus fans must have been waiting for is finally here. The OnePlus 7 series will soon be unveiled, and we’ll know everything there is to know about the three handsets the Chinese ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If I...
13:36, 05/20/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shooting at a mosque last month....
17:12, 04/30/2019

US immigration system 'needs a reboot, but bigger detention spaces could help, Border Patrol official says A recent request from the White House for Congress to supply an additional $1.4 billion in funding to deal with the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is aimed at creating a “deterrent” that would hopef...
19:00, 05/20/2019

5 civilians, 4 insurgents killed in attack on luxury hotel in southwest Pakistan: official A Pakistani regional police chief increased Sunday the death toll from an attack on a luxury hotel to five people, which he said did not include four gunmen killed by security forces....
16:00, 05/12/2019

It’s official: The ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale was the worst episode in the show’s history A few weeks ago, the fourth episode of the last Game of Thrones season needed only a few days to become the show’s worst-rated episode on IMDB. It had an average rating of 6.6/10 from more than ...
19:24, 05/20/2019

Are Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev an "Official" Couple Yet? Brie Calls Her Sister Out Nikki Bella insists she and Artem Chigvintsev are still not an "official" couple, but her twin sister Brie Bella is just not buying it. E! News learned in January that the Nikki,......
02:24, 05/13/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a t...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Canada’s top soldier attends cabinet meeting but appearance ‘had nothing to do’ with Norman case: official Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance and Jody Thomas, deputy minister of national defence, attended cabinet on Tuesday but officials say it had "nothing to do" with Norman....
02:12, 05/15/2019

Top Border Patrol official: Facilities not 'designed to handle' heavy flow of immigrants A top border patrol official said Monday on “Fox & Friends” that facilities intended to house migrants and illegal immigrant detainees were “not designed to handle [the] type of flow” being seen along...
02:48, 05/07/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing furthe...
18:24, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-BRIEF-Circor Reports First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results (April 25) (Company corrects quarterly GAAP loss figure to reflect errors related to the accounting for the divestiture of company's Reliability Services business) CIRCOR International Inc:...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East in ...
02:36, 05/15/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
04:12, 05/03/2019

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be...
20:36, 05/25/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Societe Generale resigns as London gold and silver market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold and silver, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Hillary Clinton Said Russia Infiltrated All Florida Election Systems. A State Official Disputes That Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report said that Russian spies attempted to hack into many of Florida’s local election systems, succeeding in penetrating “at least one” county...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump has asserted executive privilege over entire Mueller report: Justice Dept official President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and its underlying investigative materials, escalating a battle with the Democrats on the ...
17:24, 05/08/2019

Europe ready to reimpose sanctions if Iran breaches nuclear deal: French official Europe would have to reimpose sanctions on Iran if Tehran reneged on parts of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a French presidency source said on Tuesday....
18:24, 05/07/2019

Trump taps Mark Morgan, former Obama official who supports border wall, to head ICE Morgan had been the top official at Customs and Border Protection in the Obama administration, but has been outspoken in favor of Trump’s signature proposal for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:36, 05/06/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent divisi...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar....
01:24, 05/20/2019

Official: Initial U.S. Assessment Blames Iran for United Arab Emirates Ship Attacks WASHINGTON — An American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives Sunday to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the...
01:24, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be connected to cold case murders in Louisiana, official says A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders and known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked to even more unsolved killings in Louisiana, according to the chief of a town w...
19:12, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy Home mini smart speaker leaks ahead of official launch Samsung revealed its own take on smart speakers last year, but the company's first product, suggestively dubbed Galaxy Home, has yet to make its debut on the market. We're not sure if Samsung has hit ...
02:12, 05/22/2019

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-...
19:12, 04/28/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday,...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move for...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption PARIS (AP) — Judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi under investigation for suspected corruption....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
15:48, 05/06/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, befo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacles to its reform agenda, the Horn of Africa country ...
03:12, 05/23/2019

Gunmen shoot lawmaker Héctor Olivares outside Congress building, kill provincial government official Héctor Olivares had on Wednesday participated in a debate in Congress on a law to limit the criminal activity of football hooligans. So far, authorities have not established any connection between the...
15:00, 05/09/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “t...
18:24, 04/28/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping...
01:12, 05/17/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultur...
00:12, 05/02/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Foru...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play ...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL full specs leak ahead of official reveal Once again, a major smartphone vendor will have virtually nothing left to reveal at its reveal event, as Google’s mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones have leaked in full this week. Fi...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war....
10:36, 05/01/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
18:36, 05/16/2019

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which dropped its official trailer Tuesday.        ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
07:48, 05/07/2019

China's NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on Monday it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Gamefreak for the domestic release of Pokemon Quest, marking the first official Pokemon mobile game release in...
09:48, 05/20/2019

The OnePlus 7 is official: great specs, great price, but not coming to the US After numerous leaks, hints, and teasers, the OnePlus 7 is now official. And it is exactly the phone we expected it to be: a reasonably priced Android handset with top-notch specs running clean, bloat...
22:24, 05/14/2019

Sixth round of Taliban-U.S. talks end in Qatar: Taliban official U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks on Thursday with "some progress" made on a draft agreement for when foreign troops might withdraw, a Taliban official said....
17:36, 05/09/2019

Official release date for Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift S is May 21 Oculus has finally told us the release date for the new Oculus Rift S and standalone Oculus Quest headset that will be available starting on May 21. Both headsets will be available for $399 / &#x...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent week...
00:48, 05/20/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are now finally official: here's all you need to know Google has just officially lifted the cover off its first truly affordable Pixel phones that promise to bring an incredible camera and years of software support: welcome the Google Pixel 3a and its la...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 5.1 Plus Get Rs. 1,750 Discount on Official Website The Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 5.1 Plus are available with a discount worth Rs.1,750 from the official Nokia e-store, and more offers for Airtel customers....
15:00, 05/08/2019

It's official: 'Avengers: Endgame' is bigger than 'Titanic' with $2.2B at global box office "Avengers: Endgame" has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time. It's blown past "Titanic" and is closing in on "Avatar."        ...
19:00, 05/05/2019

|CosatuwantsGordhan'sPublicEnterprises'sdepartmentscrapped Cosatu wants state companies to be managed by various ministries and wants the Department of Public Enterprises scrapped when President Cyril Ramaphosa announces his new executive....
16:48, 05/23/2019

Apple to host WWDC developers event with first peek at new iOS on June 3 Apple will host its Worldwide Developers Conference, where it typically shares the first details of the next iOS update, on June 3 in San Jose.        ...
17:48, 05/23/2019

New York City teen arrested in assault on off-duty FDNY firefighter defending elderly couple, police say Police have arrested a New York City teen in connection with a brutal assault on an FDNY firefighter over the weekend that left him with several broken teeth and a concussion....
18:36, 05/23/2019

Jalen Rose: Michigan basketball hiring Juwan Howard squashes any Fab Five beef Jalen Rose and Chris Webber haven't been on the closest of terms in recent years. But that might change now that Juwan Howard is coach of Michigan.        ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Everyone said we didn’t belong in LA’ She was Lady Bird’s best friend and her brother Jonah Hill got a tattoo in her honour – meet the sparky star of this summer’s wildest high school comedyBeanie Feldstein is eating ice-cream in a red dr...
20:00, 05/23/2019

MTA testing out Google Pay on subways, buses Paying for public transit in parts of the city is about to get a bit easier for those who use Google Pay. The MTA will roll out its test pilot program of contactless payment — dubbed OMNY, short for O...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product...
20:48, 05/23/2019

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

Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
21:36, 05/23/2019

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists he...
22:00, 05/23/2019

The E.U.’s Far Right Struggles to Govern It’s a big moment for Europe’s most ambitious populists. They hope that elections for the European Parliament will give them the boost they need to extend their political momentum across t...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real differ...
22:48, 05/23/2019

| Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody US authorities say that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case....
23:24, 05/23/2019

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shi...
00:24, 05/24/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to Th...
00:36, 05/24/2019

Google Assistant and other apps now make it easier to have dinner delivered Don't know what to have for dinner? Too tired to cook? Google announced today that it has updated apps like Google Search, Google Maps and the Google Assistant to make it easier to get a meal delivere...
00:48, 05/24/2019

FAA says Boeing 737 MAX 8 approval could come early as late June: sources FAA and Boeing representatives briefed members of the International Civil Aviation Organization's governing council in Montreal on Thursday on efforts to return the plane to service....
01:24, 05/24/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives ov...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Ducati MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso completes first Audi DTM test Ducati MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso has completed a full Audi DTM test alongside Mattias Ekstrom at Misano ahead of his guest race appearance at the circuit...
05:12, 05/24/2019

Bong Joon-ho drags class warfare off the Snowpiercer and into the world of ingenious farce I’m not proud to admit it, but my heart sank a little last May when Cate Blanchett announced that Shoplifters, from Japanese director Kore-eda Hirokazu, was her jury’s choice for the best film in the ...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week’s emergency Arab League meeting calle...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Wenger: Mkhitaryan case 'should not happen in football' Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has expressed his astonishment that Henrikh Mkhitaryan won't be able to play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku over fears for the Armenian interna...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of che...
10:36, 05/24/2019

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu has called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.        ...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Congress UP, Odisha Chiefs Resign From Party Posts: Updates In the wake of the Congress' poor performance in the Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, state party president Raj Babbar has sent his resignation to Rahul Gandhi. Mr Babbar has taken responsibility for...
12:24, 05/24/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
13:36, 05/24/2019