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UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker

Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if the deal does not mee...

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker

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Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labour British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to nam...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Labour MPs say they won't back a Brexit deal without a people’s vote Corbyn faces opposition from at least 60 MPs to a customs pact with May without a second voteJeremy Corbyn will not be able to get enough of his MPs to back a Brexit deal without the promise of a seco...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Britain's Labour will vote against Brexit bill: Starmer Britain's Labour Party will vote against the Withdrawal Agreement Bill if there is no deal between the government and the opposition party, its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Thursday....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Brexit legislation needs to include public vote: Labour's Starmer The British government's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to lawmakers again next month, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir S...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Brexit-supporting Conservative faction will vote against PM May's deal: lawmaker A majority of members of the European Research Group, a large eurosceptic faction in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party, will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal when it is brought ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
11:36, 05/22/2019

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to fo...
23:48, 05/25/2019

UK PM May to meet Labour's Corbyn for Brexit talks later on Tuesday: Labour spokesman The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will meet Prime Minister Theresa May later on Tuesday to discuss the impasse in their Brexit talks, a Labour spokesman said....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman sa...
14:36, 05/11/2019

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

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

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says s...
22:24, 05/22/2019

Labour's Corbyn says: "No big offer" yet from PM May on Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has so far made no big offer to the opposition Labour Party on Brexit, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
12:48, 05/09/2019

UK PM May says working on Brexit agreement with Labour The British government is working to reach a Brexit agreement with the opposition Labour Party which can win the support of parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
00:12, 05/09/2019

Labour and Tories 'need to compromise on Brexit' Both Labour and Tories need to compromise to deliver Brexit, Tory Justice Secretary David Gauke said, after the two main parties suffered losses in the local elections....
19:36, 05/04/2019

Brexit talks between Tories and Labour collapse Corbyn tells PM talks about finding compromise on leaving EU have ‘gone as far as they can’Follow all the day’s political developments – liveLabour has pulled out of cross-party Brexit talks, with the...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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

UK's Labour not 'getting very far' in government Brexit talks: Ashworth An attempt by Britain's main opposition Labour to try to persuade the government to back its alternative plan for leaving the European Union is not "getting very far", the party's health policy chief ...
13:36, 05/12/2019

Parliament must 'get a deal done', Labour's Corbyn says on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's Labour Party, said on Friday local election results should spur lawmakers to find a way to break the deadlock over Brexit and "get a deal done" to leave the European...
17:36, 05/03/2019

UK PM May's spokesman: No way forward yet in Brexit talks with Labour The British government has yet to find a way forward in talks with the opposition Labour Party on how to reach a compromise Brexit deal, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday....
12:48, 04/29/2019

With low expectations, UK Conservatives and Labour resume Brexit talks Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party resumed Brexit talks on Tuesday to try to find a way to break the deadlock in parliament over the country's departure from the Europea...
18:24, 05/07/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Brexit: UK Labour Party breaks off talks with Theresa May Britain's opposition Labour Party says talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on the Brexit stalemate have reached the limit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government was too unstable for any de...
13:36, 05/17/2019

UK's Labour questions whether successor to PM May would honor Brexit deal A major sticking point in talks between Britain's government and opposition Labour Party is the lack of any guarantee that a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May would deliver on any Brexit agreeme...
13:36, 05/12/2019

Labour's Corbyn tells UK PM May: Move your Brexit red lines The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party said Prime Minister Theresa May must move her red lines if there was any chance of a breakthrough on Brexit....
15:12, 05/09/2019

Brexit referendum more likely if talks collapse, Labour's Benn says Another referendum on European Union membership is more likely if talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party collapse, an influential Labour lawmaker said on...
10:36, 05/17/2019

UK's Labour walks Brexit tightrope in EU election campaign Britain's main opposition Labour Party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament election with an attempt to appeal to Brexit-backers and pro-Europeans alike....
15:00, 05/09/2019

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

A Brexit deal by 'caretaker' PM with labour could be scuppered by backbenchers Theresa May is returning to Westminster - after the Tories’ local elections meltdown and a Bank Holiday breather - ready to gamble on a high-risk Brexit deal with Labour....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Labour and Tories 'very, very close' to Brexit deal, says minister The Conservatives and Labour are "very, very close" on Brexit and so it would be "surprisingly easy" to broker a deal, cabinet newcomer Rory Stewart has told Sky News....
16:00, 05/05/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local e...
01:36, 05/05/2019

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

Brexit talks between UK government and Labour to resume on Monday Talks between the British government and the opposition Labour Party to try to find a Brexit consensus will resume on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
14:24, 05/13/2019

Labour: Government still refusing to move on Brexit red lines There appears to be no end to the Brexit deadlock in sight, with Labour again accusing the government of refusing to budge on its red lines in cross-party talks....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Conservatives, Labour need to compromise to get Brexit deal: UK minister Both the ruling Conservatives and the Labour opposition have to compromise to get a Brexit accord through parliament, Justice Minister David Gauke said on Saturday when asked about reports that Prime ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

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

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt t...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Look beyond Brexit, Britain's Labour asks voters in European election Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Britain on Thursday to look beyond Brexit and vote for his opposition party's fight against austerity at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the gover...
17:36, 05/09/2019

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

Britain's Labour meets to decide stance on second Brexit referendum Britain's main opposition Labour Party meets on Tuesday to hammer out its position on whether to demand a second referendum on any Brexit deal as part of its campaign for the European parliament elect...
13:24, 04/30/2019

British PM May has made no shift in Brexit talks, Labour Party says Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May had not yet made a shift in Brexit talks and that the party was concerned a future Conservative leader could renege on...
15:36, 05/14/2019

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament be...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Tone of Brexit talks between UK government and Labour has improved: report Talks between Britain's government and the opposition Labour Party to break an impasse over Brexit are going better than before, a politics editor at HuffPost UK said on Monday, adding that negotiatio...
21:12, 04/29/2019

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

Fight to replace PM May complicating Brexit talks: Labour's McDonnell The battle among leading Conservatives to replace Theresa May as prime minister threatens to derail talks with the opposition Labour Party and the bid to find a Brexit compromise, Labour's John McDonn...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Ruth Davidson says Tories and Labour getting closer to Brexit deal Scottish Tory leader calls for compromise and pitches for non-nationalist voteRuth Davidson has said she believes Labour and the Tories are close to striking a deal over Brexit, and said both parties ...
21:48, 05/04/2019

GOP lawmaker indicted for trying to trade his vote for cash, lying to the FBI, authorities say The charges set off bipartisan calls for the legislator's resignation — requests he has so far forcefully resisted, claiming his innocence and setting up a potential intraparty showdown in the GOP-con...
05:12, 05/16/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger ...
00:00, 05/24/2019

UK government and Labour continue to seek to agree way forward on Brexit: spokesman The British government and opposition Labour Party continue to seek to agree a way forward on Britain's exit from the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May's office said following...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks w...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Theresa May To Make "New, Bold Offer" In Brexit Bill, Labour Sceptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament......
17:36, 05/19/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of unce...
16:12, 05/17/2019

Brexit talks doomed? Labour concerned May's successor could ditch any deal Britain's opposition Labour Party has done all it can to reach a Brexit compromise with Prime Minister Theresa May but is deeply concerned a future Conservative leader could renege on any promises mad...
17:00, 05/14/2019

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

Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour's EU elections dilemma – podcast Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s European elections manifesto with a renewed promise to back a second Brexit referendum in certain circumstances – but to also respect the result of the first. Yet for a...
04:24, 05/10/2019

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, L...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Blaming government 'failure', Britain's Labour launches European vote campaign British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will urge both pro-EU voters and Brexit supporters on Thursday to vote for his opposition party at this month's European election, a poll he blamed on the Conservat...
05:24, 05/09/2019

Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May's government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, citing unidentified Labour sources....
08:36, 04/30/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Lab...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Labour's John McDonnell says he has no trust in PM as he accuses her of betraying Brexit talks Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said he does not trust the Prime Minister after details from cross-party talks on Brexit were reported by the media....
15:36, 05/05/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May told to abandon talks with Labour and not give ground on customs union Theresa May is under pressure to abandon Brexit talks with Labour amid warnings she risks losing the "loyal middle" of the Tory Party if she gives ground on a customs union....
04:48, 05/14/2019

EU elections 2019: why lifelong Labour voters in Corbyn's Islington backyard are deserting the party over Brexit In a borough with a rich Labour history and where 75 per cent voted to stay in the EU, many are losing patience with Jeremy Corbyn. The Evening Standard meeting those considering switching parties...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Local election losses branded 'punishment' for Tory response to Brexit as senior ministers urge party unity A Cabinet minister has branded crushing local election losses a "punishment" for the Tory's response to Brexit as senior ministers called for unity within the party....
18:00, 05/04/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Sadiq Khan's bid for Mayor of London hit by Labour's Brexit fallout EXCLUSIVE: An exclusive poll of Londoners revealed that Mr Khan's share of first preference votes has been cut from 55 per cent to 43 per cent since December....
13:36, 05/14/2019

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

EU citizens in UK have their say on Brexit in European vote LONDON (AP) — Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn’t have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She’s determined to have her ...
10:12, 05/17/2019

May could end Brexit impasse with 'confirmatory' vote Labour's Brexit spokesman has suggested Theresa May could still end parliamentary deadlock by including a "confirmatory" public vote as part of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill....
22:36, 05/18/2019

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a tempo...
20:12, 05/21/2019

EU should have spoken out against "lies" in Brexit vote: Juncker The European Union was wrong to stay silent in 2016 during the campaign ahead of the British referendum on membership in the bloc because it should have corrected "lies" spread by the "Leave" side, th...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Brexit: MPs vow to vote down May's withdrawal agreement next month Brexiter Tories and DUP united in opposition to bill with SNP, Lib Dem and Labour remainersLatest Brexit news - live updatesMPs on all sides of the Brexit divide have vowed to vote down Theresa May’s ...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Theresa May wants a fourth vote on her Brexit deal Can't wait to see what happens in the UK's Brexit saga? A new vote on an exit deal proposed by Theresa May now has a date: the week of June 3—the same week that Donald Trump begins his controversial s...
00:00, 05/15/2019

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

May will put her Brexit deal to a vote -- for the fourth time Can't wait to see what happens in the UK's Brexit saga? A new vote on an exit deal proposed by Theresa May now has a date: the week of June 3—the same week that Donald Trump begins his controversial s...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Theresa May’s Last Gasp: A 4th Vote on Her Brexit Plan Mrs. May has promised to step down if British lawmakers approve her proposal. Whatever the outcome of the June vote, her tenure as prime minister seems close to its end....
18:24, 05/15/2019

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

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final att...
19:24, 05/21/2019

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sign off on a deal to exit the European Union, accordi...
15:24, 05/23/2019

UK PM May Looking At Second Brexit Vote Options If Talks Fail: Report British Prime Minister Theresa May has carried out "scenario planning" for a second Brexit referendum in case she is forced by parliament to hold one, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Monday....
19:12, 05/06/2019

UK PM May to bring Brexit vote to parliament in June: Sky News British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting on Tuesday evening that she plans to hold another parliamentary vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in t...
22:00, 05/14/2019

UK PM May looking at second Brexit vote options if talks fail: Telegraph British Prime Minister Theresa May has carried out "scenario planning" for a second Brexit referendum in case she is forced by parliament to hold one, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Monday....
13:00, 05/06/2019

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

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

No 10 hints Commons Brexit vote is make or break for Theresa May Brexit secretary says defeat for bill would leave choice between no deal or revokeDowning Street has hinted that the Commons vote on the withdrawal agreement bill will be make or break for Theresa May...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Rebels hope to kill off May's Brexit deal in 'last-chance' vote Brexit-supporting rebels in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Wednesday they would vote down her European Union divorce deal when she brings it back to parliament next mo...
19:24, 05/15/2019

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Min...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Proposal for 'confirmation' Brexit vote as May claims to offer new deal Labour's Brexit spokesman has suggested Theresa May could end parliamentary deadlock by including a "confirmatory" public vote as part of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) - as the PM claims to offe...
12:00, 05/19/2019

Brexit: Nicky Morgan asks Theresa May about next vote date Theresa May says she wants to put the vote to ratify her withdrawal agreement before Parliament "as soon as possible" but declines to name an actual date....
21:36, 05/01/2019

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has refused to confirm Theresa May will bring forward he...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Brexit anger makes European vote 'difficult' for Conservatives: UK minister European elections will be difficult for Britain's governing Conservatives, their education minister said on Sunday, after the party slumped into fourth place in an opinion poll and a new Brexit Party...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Voters Prepare to Punish U.K. Leader in European Vote Over Brexit Delay British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party is bracing for a historic drubbing in European Parliament elections this month that will likely undermine her perilous grip of her party and cou...
00:24, 05/14/2019

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's polit...
19:24, 05/21/2019

Theresa May urged not to put Brexit plans to Commons vote - with fears of biggest defeat yet Theresa May's bid to force MPs to back her Brexit plans by portraying it as a "binary" choice between leaving the EU or not was rebuffed today — setting her on course for another humiliating defeat....
18:00, 05/20/2019

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has been given a three-week reprieve by mutino...
17:12, 05/16/2019

Brexit latest: Theresa May warned Withdrawal Agreement could again be defeated in fresh vote Theresa May has been threatened with the fresh rejection of her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement when it comes back to the Commons at the beginning of June....
05:24, 05/15/2019

PMQs: May faces Corbyn as Fox says it's no-deal or no Brexit if MPs vote down deal again – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQsMPs vow to vote down May’s withdrawal agreement next monthLiam Fox’s Q&A 1.27pm BST ...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
08:36, 05/22/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May insists Withdrawal Agreement 'delivers Brexit' in desperate plea for MPs to back deal Theresa May has insisted her Withdrawal Agreement Bill "delivers Brexit" after senior ministers admitted it will be "dead" if MPs reject it a fourth time....
01:12, 05/16/2019

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party...
08:36, 05/22/2019

Four senior healthcare expenses no one warns you about Prepare for these -- they may be costlier than you think. Dental care, vision care, hearing services, and long-term care can be very expensive.        ...
18:48, 05/17/2019

UK PM May should stand down without delay: senior Conservative Tom Tugendhat, a Conservative lawmaker tipped by some as a possible future party leader, on Wednesday called on British Prime Minister to stand down because her attempt to deliver Brexit has "comprehe...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Graduation denied after senior prank (WESH) Parents and students at Florida’s Wekiva High School say more than 100 seniors were told they can’t take part in Saturday’s graduation, and that it’s all because of vand...
21:00, 05/23/2019

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

| May expected to clarify resignation timetable: senior MP British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to set out her departure plans within days, the leader of backbench lawmakers in her governing Conservative Party said....
13:12, 05/12/2019

Senior PGA Championship 1st round suspended due to weather PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The first round of the Senior PGA Championship has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions. A series of thunderstorms were scheduled to pass over suburban Rochester, ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Sunnyside senior sets goals and gives back TUCSON –Thursday when 18-year old Nathen Drow graduates from Sunnyside High School, he will be completing one goal and onto the next one. For three years Drow has been attending career and technical e...
06:12, 05/22/2019

TUSD senior overcomes many obstacles to graduate TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) seniors are graduating Thursday evening. Grecia Cubillas is about to graduate high school. She is finishing with a 4.0 GPA and a scholarship to Ari...
17:36, 05/23/2019

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

Stricker wins Tradition by 6 shots for 1st senior major BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Steve Stricker ran away with his first senior major, closing with a 4-under 68 for a six-shot victory at the weather-delayed Regions Tradition. Stricker led by two shots headin...
22:24, 05/13/2019

Broadhurst, Toledo vault to Senior PGA Championship lead Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead two rounds into the Senior PGA Championship        ...
03:24, 05/25/2019

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

Senior Tories alarmed over Huawei's new role within UK's network May has given Chinese telecoms firm limited role in supplying future 5G mobile network Senior Tory MPs have expressed alarm about Theresa May’s readiness to give the Chinese telecoms firm Huawei a lim...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Broadhurst opens 2-shot lead at Senior PGA Championship PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Defending champion Paul Broadhurst waited out two storm delays to shoot a bogey-free third round Saturday and open a two-shot lead at the Senior PGA Championship. The breaks in ...
02:36, 05/26/2019

Alfredsson earns 2-stroke win at US Senior Women’s Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson has won the U.S. Senior Women’s Open by two strokes. Alfredsson shot an even-par 72 at Pine Needles on Sunday to finish at 1-over 285 and earn her fi...
05:24, 05/20/2019

Huawei senior executive working with Google to counter U.S. ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is working closely with Google to resolve restrictions imposed by the United States last week, a senior Huawei executive said on Tuesday....
12:48, 05/21/2019

Fresh off a senior major, Stricker returns to Bethpage PGA Championship notes: Stricker and Mickelson only players at PGA to have played 16 competitive rounds at Bethpage Black        ...
10:36, 05/16/2019

Air India Pilot Alleges Senior Asked "Didn't I Need To Have Sex Everyday" Air India is investigating a senior captain for alleged sexual harassment after a woman pilot complained against him to the management, a spokesperson of the state-run carrier said....
06:24, 05/15/2019

McCarron wins Insperity Invitational for 10th senior title Scott McCarron won the Insperity Invitational for his 10th PGA Tour Champions victory and second in three weeks        ...
00:24, 05/06/2019

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

Students protest as high school senior faces deportation PHOENIX — A high school football player who has been in the US since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday by classmates outside an ...
21:24, 05/07/2019

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role The job appears to come in response to Trump’s desire for an immigration “czar,” although the former Virginia attorney general’s role is expected to be more limited....
00:00, 05/22/2019

China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says senior diplomat China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought r...
07:24, 05/14/2019

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washingto...
11:00, 05/23/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering CHICAGO -- June 26, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of its 1.950% Senior Notes due 2019. The offe...
20:12, 05/01/2019

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers: senior U.S. Democrat Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their sub...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Railways Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens, Others Explained IRCTC ticket booking: Indian Railways offers concession on ticket prices for senior citizens, disabled individuals, students, war widows, government award winners, patients among other persons,......
09:48, 05/09/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many mi...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Parel shoots 66 to lead wind-altered Senior PGA Championship PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Parel took advantage of ideal scoring conditions Thursday morning to shoot a 4-under 66 and take the first-round lead in the weather-delayed Senior PGA Championship. The g...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements....
02:36, 05/24/2019

Riverdale readies for one grim senior year in its 3rd season finale Aaron Sorkin has this little habit of titling the first-season finale episodes on his various TV series “What Kind Of Day Has It Been?” He takes each stopping point as an opportunity to take stock, to...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Mercer County High School Senior Dies Just Weeks Before Graduation MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Mercer County High School senior was killed and another student was hurt in a crash in Madison County on Saturday morning. The coroner says 18-year-old Marcus Le...
09:48, 05/05/2019

UCLA senior puts heart surgery on hold until after softball postseason Before the season, Stevie Wisz was told she needed heart surgery -- again. Instead, she's running the bases and scoring runs as UCLA goes for a national title....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Egypt hands life sentences to senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son An Egyptian court handed life sentences to Hassan Malik, a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his son Hamza and five others on Tuesday after convicting them of terrorism offences....
17:48, 04/30/2019

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

Senior China diplomat says trade talks with U.S. have made 'much positive progress' Trade talks between China and the United States to date have achieved "much positive progress," a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, as senior U.S. officials have arrived in Beijing for the late...
13:12, 04/30/2019

Houston senior Boling sets high school 100 meter record AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Houston Strake Jesuit senior Matthew Boling ran the 100-meter dash in 10.13 seconds to break the high school record in the event. He set the record Saturday at the Texas UIL state...
00:48, 05/13/2019

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

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

Bomb in Afghan mosque kills senior cleric during Friday prayers A bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, during Friday prayers, officials said, killing three people including a senior preacher and wounding at least 20 men who had gathered for wors...
14:48, 05/24/2019

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 Smart Lock Allegedly Traps Senior in Apartment, Tenants Sue for Physical Keys and Win Tenants at a property in New York City just struck a deal in what is both a wildly reasonable ask but also a crucial precedent at a time of increasing surveillance—their landlord has to give them phys...
17:00, 05/08/2019

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressur...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Senior NCP Leader Joins Shiv Sena, Blames Sharad Pawar For His Cross Over Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former minister Jaydutta Kshirsagar on Wednesday joined the Shiv Sena, saying he felt "suffocated" in the NCP....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Texas softball player receives special surprise from Army brother on senior day Texas Longhorns outfielder Ki’Audra Hayter celebrated her final home game with her family Sunday on senior day and was surprised to see another member of her family make a surprise appearance....
17:48, 05/06/2019

|Labour'sCorbynmovesclosertobackingsecondBrexitreferendum British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn moved closer to fully backing a second Brexit referendum, saying the public should be given a choice on any deal to leave the European Union....
13:48, 05/20/2019

Czech spy claims are 'a lie', says Labour MP Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has branded as "a lie" claims he was a Cold War spy who passed government secrets to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s....
12:00, 05/19/2019

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

Labour Day Or May Day: Top Facts About The Day Dedicated To Workers Labour Day 2019: May Day has its origins in the labour union movement in the United States in the 19th century when the industrialists used to exploit the labour class and made them work up to 15......
15:00, 04/30/2019

Labour split over backing for a second referendum Labour's ruling body is meeting to sign off the party's manifesto for the European elections, amid a bitter split between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson over calls for a second Brexit referen...
16:24, 04/30/2019

‘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

Max Allegri may join Frank Lampard on Chelsea wishlist as senior players threaten to force Maurizio Sarri out Massimiliano Allegri could be back on Chelsea's wish list after admitting he is keen to start work at a new club next season following his departure from Juventus....
11:24, 05/20/2019

Eoin Morgan reveals meeting between senior England players ended Alex Hales World Cup hopes England captain Eoin Morgan has said Alex Hales' actions in failing two recreational drugs tests showed "complete disregard" for values his team had built in recent years and "created a lack of trust"...
04:48, 05/03/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Jeremy Hunt warns PM not to bow to Labour demands Theresa May has been warned that bowing to Labour demands could see her lose the support of more Tory MPs for her Brexit deal than she gains in opposition votes....
16:24, 04/30/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Labour manifesto restates position on another referendum Labour has agreed a European elections manifesto that restates the party's comitment to pushing for another referendum if it cannot change the Brexit deal or force a general election....
18:12, 04/30/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Mueller to testify May 15, lawmaker claims Special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday.Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a committee member, said on "Fox ...
18:36, 05/05/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt ...
00:12, 05/23/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
23:36, 05/10/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labour leaders Management and labour leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, J...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, wit...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Meghan, Wife Of Prince Harry, Has Gone Into Labour: Statement Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, went into labour in the early hours of Monday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement....
19:12, 05/06/2019

Labour reveals plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes Jeremy Corbyn to make pledge as part of party’s ‘green industrial revolution’Labour have announced plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes lived in by socially housed or low-income households as part...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Robbie Mullen passed the details on to Hope Not Hate’s...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Business warning over Labour minimum wage hike Businesses have warned that a "tit-for-tat" over the minimum wage could damage jobs after Jeremy Corbyn announced Labour plans to increase pay for young workers....
17:00, 05/11/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost ...
14:36, 05/11/2019

"Work Is Worship": May Day, Labour Day Wishes Pour In On Twitter Labour Day or May Day honours the hard work of workers across the world and celebrate their achievements. International Workers' Day is celebrated on May 1 every year....
10:00, 05/01/2019

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

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy...
10:48, 05/22/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
13:00, 05/03/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarde...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to R...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants....
08:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Russian lawmaker says Iran is responding to US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A Russian member of parliament says Iran’s partial withdrawal from t...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if necessary....
22:48, 05/10/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation in...
17:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort t...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arre...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
00:48, 05/25/2019

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack....
19:12, 05/21/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:24, 05/11/2019

Labour panics as remain voters switch to Liberal Democrats Polls makes Vince Cable’s party the favourite for remainers and puts it in first place in LondonSenior Labour figures were engaged in a desperate battle to shore up the party’s support on Saturday nig...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Corbyn to reveal Labour plans to nationalise UK's energy network Critics say it would be at huge cost to taxpayer and delay shift towards renewable energyJeremy Corbyn will outline plans to nationalise Britain’s energy network in a move that would transfer companie...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Voters still do not know whether Labour is a Remain or Leave party, research shows EXCLUSIVE: A poll by Ipsos MORI for the Evening Standard reveals half the public think Jeremy Corbyn would keep Britain inside the EU, while 30 per cent think he would quit the bloc....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with g...
14:48, 05/19/2019

UK Labour Party plan consultation on price of nationalising industries Britain's opposition Labour Party will consult on the best way for parliament to determine the price of nationalising water and energy infrastructure, Labour finance policy chief John McDonnell said o...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by...
23:48, 05/25/2019

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
17:24, 05/22/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a ...
02:24, 05/10/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting va...
02:36, 05/10/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
14:48, 05/10/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
04:12, 05/19/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner.        ...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “o...
07:36, 05/07/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years".....
10:48, 04/30/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after brazen shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983...
23:12, 05/09/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children b...
16:36, 05/15/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
20:00, 05/24/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted ...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Argentine lawmaker in serious condition after shooting near National Congress An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires....
17:36, 05/09/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Te...
07:24, 05/18/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednes...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Mis...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Pro-vaccine lawmaker reports online threat to her children HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all school children. Democratic Rep. Liz Linehan, of Che...
18:24, 05/02/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
06:48, 05/18/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secr...
00:36, 05/18/2019

Latest: Lawmaker’s ‘consensual rape’ remark met with hisses JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A Missouri state lawmaker was met with hisses when he used ...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental healt...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.”...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker. Jack Renshaw had pleaded guilty to buying ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on ab...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
04:36, 05/25/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the A...
18:24, 05/22/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of.....
18:00, 05/14/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
20:48, 05/14/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
19:12, 05/21/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a marr...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched wife in face over sex LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A police report says a south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn’t undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex. Republican sta...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested when he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken after allegedly causing a ruckus at a hotel bar. P...
23:12, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters...
23:12, 05/11/2019

Rajasthan Denies Report Of Gayatri Mantra Being Mandatory In Labour Rooms Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Wednesday denied reports that claimed Gayatri Mantra is mandatory to be played in labour rooms of medical centres....
22:48, 05/15/2019

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum were a staple rainy-day activity. I remember...
14:12, 05/01/2019

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan Britain's opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slowe...
21:24, 05/15/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exch...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Government to answer urgent question on Huawei leak: Labour Party A British government minister will be called to parliament on Thursday to answer a question on the findings of an inquiry into the disclosure of confidential information relating to Chinese telecoms c...
11:36, 05/02/2019

Senior China diplomat says China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran The Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday that China resolutely opposes unilateral sanctions imposed by the United S...
17:24, 05/17/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a ...
09:12, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker pans tribes’ push to protect bears BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to give grizzly bears permanent protections regardless of their population size (all times local): 2:00 p.m. A Republican lawmaker says a push to perman...
23:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
16:12, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punche...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker’s actions outside clinic spur anti-abortion rally PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of anti-abortion protesters are rallying outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Philadelphia in response to a state legislator’s recent treatment of demonstrators at...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been.....
21:00, 05/23/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
17:36, 05/03/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strength...
21:12, 05/19/2019

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie D...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
07:24, 05/14/2019

Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
22:12, 05/10/2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she was "very unlikely" to back economic commentator ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Renuka Chowdhury Slams BJP Lawmaker For His ''Open Defecation'' Remark Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP lawmaker Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi....
22:36, 04/28/2019

'It's my homeland': how a Native lawmaker is defying Trump's drilling push Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland w...
13:36, 05/15/2019

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed President Trump engaging in "impeachable conduct."...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Indian state lawmaker killed in suspected rebel ambush ITANAGAR, India (AP) — Police say an Indian lawmaker in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has been killed in an ambush by suspected rebels. Police officers in the state capital of Itanagar s...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 20 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 20 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
19:00, 05/24/2019

Gujarat Independent Lawmaker Disqualified For Invalid Caste Certificate An independent MLA from Gujarat's Morva Hadaf seat was disqualified for submitting an invalid caste certificate for contesting election from the assembly segment reserved only for the ST community....
14:36, 05/03/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions ...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker protesting a gas pipeline project in her neighborhood is apologizing for saying “Nazis were just doing their jobs too” in response to c...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Ex-GOP lawmaker Erik Paulsen joins USMCA lobbying effort Former Minnesota Republican congressman Erik Paulsen announced on Wednesday he had joined the Pass USMCA Coalition, an ad-hoc group of trade associations lobbying Congress to pass President Trump's U....
17:24, 05/02/2019

Tripura Lawmaker Charged For Allegedly Raping, Cheating Woman An Indigenous People's Front of Tripura lawmaker has been charged for allegedly raping and deceiving a woman with promise of marriage in West Tripura district, a police officer said. The IPFT is an......
20:24, 05/20/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee R...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harm...
18:12, 04/28/2019

"EVMs Transported By Child Labour": Tejashwi Yadav Attacks Poll Body RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweets photo of children carrying EVM boxes amid claims by opposition parties that BJP workers are tampering with the machines...
14:12, 05/22/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left under his leadership....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier thi...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleag...
23:24, 05/12/2019

Top Romanian lawmaker raps president, prosecutors ahead of referendum, EU poll A senior Romanian lawmaker accused President Klaus Iohannis of seeking to hijack this month's European Parliament elections in the country by calling a referendum on the same day on the ruling coaliti...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Bribe Case Against Jammu And Kashmir BJP Chief, Lawmaker After CCTV Clip The Jammu and Kashmir police have filed a First Information Report or FIR against the state BJP chief Ravinder Raina and a legislator for allegedly trying to bribe journalists in Ladakh last week. The...
09:12, 05/09/2019

Lawmaker Héctor Olivares dies, three days after shooting attack near Congress A member of the pro-government Radical Civic Union party who represented La Rioja province in the Chamber of Deputies, Héctor Olivares passed away three days after wounds sustained in brazen shooting ...
15:12, 05/13/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of be...
04:36, 05/09/2019

Dem state lawmaker records himself harassing pro-life woman outside Planned Parenthood A Pennsylvania Democratic state representative recorded a woman outside Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, which is in his district, telling her to pray at home, calling ...
20:24, 05/06/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
14:48, 05/14/2019

This Colorado Lawmaker’s Son Was Killed in a Shooting. Now He’s Sharing His Advice for Victims’ Families The first 24 to 48 hours after a shooting occurs, the families of the victims just need to be with people they know. It takes a while to come to terms with the fact that they went to the appropriate m...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Iranian lawmaker says explosions at UAE port show Gulf security is fragile A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday that explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates showed that the security of Gulf states is fragile....
00:48, 05/13/2019

Argentine lawmaker wounded, aide killed in 'mafia-style' attack An Argentine lawmaker was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the country's security minister described ...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Argentine lawmaker Olivares dies from injuries after 'mafia-style' shooting Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares died on Sunday after he was shot in what authorities called a "mafia-style" attack outside Congress in downtown Buenos Aires on Thursday, according to state-run news...
05:24, 05/13/2019

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level me...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissione...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of be...
13:36, 05/08/2019

Argentina gang arrested after Congress attack; wounded lawmaker condition critical Argentine authorities have arrested members of mafia-style gang after a rare gun attack outside Congress in Buenos Aires killed one official and left a senior lawmaker fighting for his life....
21:12, 05/10/2019

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
17:48, 05/21/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of ammo’Washington state Republican representative Matt...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Video: Watch attack on lawmaker Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón In dramatic scenes captured by CCTV cameras, national deputy for La Rioja (UCR) Héctor Olivares and provincial government official Miguel Marcelo Yadón were gunned down near Congress this morning....
19:12, 05/09/2019

John Walker Lindh’s early release is ‘absolutely outrageous’ because he is ‘a traitor,’ lawmaker says The looming early release of the Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member is “absolutely outrageous” as he “should be in prison for life,” a House lawmaker and forme...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their j...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise for Labour MP Jess Phillips rape comments A YouTuber-turned-Ukip candidate who said he "wouldn't even rape" a female Labour MP has refused to apologise and insisted he was just treating women the same as men....
16:00, 05/08/2019

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to t...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Florida Lawmaker Warns That Arming Teachers Puts African-American Students at Risk The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws and race....
22:00, 05/02/2019

GOP's Rep. Biggs: Dem lawmaker 'spilled the beans' on Dems' true aims in Barr contempt hearing House Judiciary Committee Member Andy Biggs said Thursday that a Democratic member of that panel "spilled the beans" about Democrats' true intentions when he asked how President Trump could possibly i...
23:12, 05/09/2019

Texas will no longer read death row inmates final statements following lawmaker's outrage The man executed for his part in the dragging death of James Byrd gave no statement from the death chamber, but did leave final words to be read.        ...
00:24, 05/01/2019

House Armed Services lawmaker says US military action in Venezuela would be in supporting, logistical capacity Florida Republican Rep. Mike Waltz weighed in Thursday on the possibility of U.S. military action in Venezuela, saying it would take the form of "a supporting" role and "a logistics effort.”...
22:24, 05/02/2019

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

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational ...
22:12, 05/06/2019

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

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
23:24, 05/19/2019

House Democrats plan marathon public reading of 448-page Mueller report; 'It's not a ploy,' lawmaker insists More than 20 House Democrats are planning a grueling 12-hour-long public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in its entirety, except for the redacted parts, ...
13:48, 05/15/2019

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling verbal abuse at a Remain campaigner and poking a Unio...
17:12, 05/23/2019

A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments House Judiciary Committee Hearings/YouTube Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller ha...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Veteran Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson says claims he was a Cold War spy are a 'complete fabrication' Veteran Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has strongly denied claims he was a spy for communist Czechoslovakia during the Cold War, calling the accusations "a complete fabrication"....
17:36, 05/19/2019

Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologises over 'thoughtless' Nazi labour comments The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for saying the family business "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour under Nazi rule....
16:12, 05/16/2019

Probe into London Labour 'deselection plot' Labour has launched an internal investigation into alleged irregularities after moves by Left-wingers to try to oust one of just two black female London Assembly Members....
14:48, 05/01/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
22:24, 05/17/2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips 'confronted in street by man asking why he can't make rape jokes about her' Labour MP Jess Phillips claims she was confronted by a man who ran after her in the street asking why people can't joke about raping her because "I pay your wages"....
00:00, 05/08/2019

What Happens Next in Brexit? Brexit day came and went on March 29 and the U.K. is still in the European Union. The drawn-out saga of Britain’s departure from the bloc was thrown into disarray by the U.K. Parliament’s repeated rej...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White Hou...
19:36, 05/22/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate cha...
20:12, 05/24/2019

Explainer: How the EU will vote and why it matters In three weeks, Europeans will vote for a new European Parliament but the real struggle for power over the bloc will begin only after votes are counted. Here's why?...
16:48, 04/30/2019

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet re...
08:24, 05/04/2019

Brexit talks collapse Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal....
01:36, 05/19/2019

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
08:36, 05/23/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
19:24, 05/20/2019

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are reportedly being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote i...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Conservatives look set to form gov't after Australia vote Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as counting of votes from Australia's election allays fears his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority....
06:48, 05/20/2019

Israel's final vote count is in With vote counting completed, Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party has finished ahead in Israel's general election, with 36 seats. Contender Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party trailed by one seat, with 35...
19:12, 04/28/2019

The Latest: EU citizens complain they can’t vote in UK Britain’s Electoral Commission has blamed “very short notice” from the government about the U.K. taking part in the European Parliament elections after many EU citizens complained that they were unabl...
18:00, 05/23/2019

New Zealand to vote on cannabis legalization New Zelanders will be able to vote on whether they want to legalize cannabis in a referendum next year. The draft law under consideration would allow people over the age of 20 to purchase the drug....
09:24, 05/07/2019

This Baarat Headed To Vote First, Groom Led The Way Decked in his wedding attire, bridegroom reached the polling booth to a pleasant surprise of election officials, security personnel and fellow voters in the queue and cast his votes....
15:48, 05/19/2019

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed to humiliating defeat....
22:48, 05/23/2019

Conservatives look set to form gov’t after Australia vote SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as counting of votes from Australia’s election allays fears his conservative coalition may have to rule in the...
05:24, 05/20/2019

Europe holds "most important" EU vote Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five years but, to some extent, the very future of the Union...
10:36, 05/23/2019

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective actio...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Game on for EU vote, but real fight comes after On posters, hustings and social media, a battle for Europe is being fought, as contenders seek votes for an EU parliamentary election in late May - but the real battle for power will come only once th...
16:48, 04/30/2019

VOTE: Which PL player would Liverpool most need against Barca? "If Liverpool could take one of the following Premier League players to help them overturn their three-goal benefit against Barcelona, which would it be?"...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again The Council of Europe adopted a declaration Friday that allows Russia to start voting again at the continent’s main human rights body following a spat related to its annexation of the Crimea peninsula...
17:12, 05/17/2019

EU youth want their say in European Parliament vote With EU elections on the horizon, what do the bloc's young people feel is most important? The TUI Foundation’s European Youth Study found that climate issues are key, and overall young people want mor...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Schiaretti in no hurry as Córdoba goes to vote Incumbent Peronist governor takes traditional route as he closes campaigning sitting on huge lead in the polls. Cambiemos schism runs deep as rival Radicals Mestre and Negri split the vote....
14:00, 05/11/2019

UK's May hangs on after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce fro...
21:36, 05/23/2019

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riv...
10:36, 05/23/2019

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderfu...
07:24, 05/18/2019

With Brexit Delayed, British Businesses Say: Enough Already The extension announced on Wednesday gives the country six more months to figure out a plan to leave the E.U., but firms, especially small ones, fear another impasse....
20:24, 04/28/2019

Brexit deal could be done in 'next few days', top Conservative says Prime Minister Theresa May could reach a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party within days, a leading Conservative Party figure said on Saturday, after senior ministers urged compromise followi...
01:36, 05/05/2019

EU Stocks, Brexit & "Trade Wars" The August European Financial Forecast delivers all-new insights on Brexit, the German economy and more. Editor Brian Whitmer delivers distinct insights on these topics, the clear Elliott wave pattern...
17:36, 05/01/2019

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
20:12, 05/24/2019

‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
14:48, 05/24/2019

Brexit? Danes Have Seen This Show, and It Doesn’t End Well Britain’s faltering efforts to leave the European Union are being compared to a crushing Danish military defeat in which the country found that it was less powerful and had fewer allies than it though...
12:24, 05/06/2019

Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’Theresa May is to set out the details of her “new deal” on Brexit in a speech at 4pm, as she paves the way for a ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Jeremy Corbyn Says Brexit Talks Have ‘Gone as Far as They Can’ The Labour leader noted in a letter that “the increasing weakness and instability of your government means there cannot be confidence in securing whatever might be agreed between us.”...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
14:12, 05/01/2019

Hancock would be 'brutally honest' about Brexit as PM Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he would be "brutally honest" about what it would take to get a Brexit deal through Parliament if he becomes the next prime minister....
15:12, 05/25/2019

UK government says it will introduce Brexit bill as soon as possible The British government will introduce the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament as soon as possible in order to give lawmakers time to scrutinize it, the leader of the House of Commons Andrea...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Germany to vote on law allowing e-scooters on roads Despite opposition, electric scooters could be on country’s roads by June, leaving UK last major European country not to have approved vehicles’ useGermany’s upper house of parliament is due to vote o...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
16:48, 05/15/2019

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen s...
19:12, 05/24/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone mi...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Board of Supervisors to vote on Stonegarden funds The Pima County Board Of Supervisors plans to vote on the $1.4 million federal grant on Tuesday. The Operation Stonegarden grant is used by Pima County Sheriff’s to pay for overtime, mileage and...
15:48, 05/07/2019

EU election voter apps: Swipe right to vote? The battle for the European Parliament is raging, with everyone from populists to pan-European newbies fighting for votes. Voting advice apps offer users help making a political choice. But is that al...
02:36, 05/12/2019

Occidental investor set to vote against board due to Anadarko bid T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Monday it intends to vote against the Occidental Petroleum Corp board of directors because the oil company will not allow shareholders to vote on its hostile bid for An...
23:48, 05/06/2019

What Swiss Vote on Taxes Means for Multinationals Switzerland is trying to hold on to its appeal as an attractive place for companies. In a May 19 referendum, voters will decide whether to accept or reject a new corporate tax regime to replace the sp...
09:00, 05/15/2019

BJP Vote Share In Odisha Increases By Almost 73 Per Cent The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vote share in Odisha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections increased by almost 73 per cent with the party set to increase its tally to eight seats from the two it won in.....
12:00, 05/24/2019

European elections: your guide to the vote you never expected With ‘Brexit Day’ 29 March long gone, Britain gears up for an election it did not think it would participate in. Here is what you need to know before 23 MayFor Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the Europ...
19:12, 05/12/2019

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
00:24, 05/25/2019

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national electi...
14:48, 05/24/2019

"Take Money From Other Parties, But Vote For AAP": Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today asked people not to deny money given to them by other political parties, but vote for the Aam Aadmi Party. "On the night of election, do they (other......
21:36, 05/06/2019

After Florida's ex-felons won the right to vote, Republicans are taking it away Election reform bill SB 7066 adds a provision that felons with restitution, fees or fines will not be allowed to cast a ballotWhen two-thirds of Florida’s voters chose to restore voting rights to near...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more sup...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
00:36, 05/16/2019

These Presidents Won the Electoral College — But Not the Popular Vote As Democratic presidential hopefuls unroll their platforms for the 2020 presidential election, some of the hot-button issues they’re discussing, such as immigration and healthcare, will sound fa...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT group...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's...
02:00, 05/23/2019

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

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to be finalized, would make good on Senate Majority Le...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Another small party withdraws from Istanbul vote re-run A small Turkish communist party withdrew its mayoral candidate for next month's Istanbul election in favor of the main opposition party, which won a initial March election by a narrow margin, calling ...
14:48, 05/17/2019

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

Swiss vote on whether to adopt the EU's tighter gun rules Swiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with Switzerland's partners in the European visa-free travel zone who have already tigh...
09:00, 05/19/2019

EQT to replace three directors ahead of shareholder vote - WSJ Oil and gas producer EQT Corp plans to replace three of its long-serving directors as it heads into a proxy fight with Rice brothers who want to take over running the company, the Wall Street Journal ...
03:12, 05/09/2019

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Save Our Shows 2019: Vote to keep your TV favorites See which network series are a lock to return, dead in the water or somewhere in between, and vote to save your favorites.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Italy's Salvini says EU vote will lead to big changes in Europe This month's European Parliament election will shake up the continent, leading to a relaxation of budget rules and influencing the choice of the next central bank chief, Italian Deputy Prime Minister ...
19:12, 05/17/2019

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Swing-state voter: I'll probably vote for Trump again The economy grew faster than expected, putting GDP up 3.2% in the first quarter. CNN's Miguel Marquez went to Erie, Pennsylvania, to see how much a good economy helps President Donald Trump's chances ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Michigan Legislature to vote to ban abortion procedure LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature is poised to vote to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing ahead with legislation that would likely be vetoed by Democr...
14:12, 05/14/2019

"Pro-Incumbency, Positive Vote": Prakash Javadekar On BJP's Big Win Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday termed BJP's humongous lead in the Lok Sabha election results trends as "pro-incumbency and positive" vote by the people of the country....
21:00, 05/23/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
01:24, 05/23/2019

Germany's upper house set to vote on e-scooters The German Bundesrat is to vote on whether to approve electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. Most major European countries, except the UK, have already approved their use....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
13:48, 05/25/2019

Denver to vote on decriminalizing 'magic mushrooms' Denver voters will decide on Tuesday whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, a hallucinogenic drug that puts the magic in "magic mushrooms," in a vote that would make the Colorado capital t...
17:48, 05/07/2019

| Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country....
20:24, 05/07/2019

Map of landmines: How Brexit might help the Scottish independence quest Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans to lead her nation to independence from the United Kingdom have been muddled by Brexit, but the whirlwind at the center of British politics may yet adva...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Warning for May as she tries to sell 'bold' Brexit offer Theresa May is trying to sell her "bold" new Brexit offer to senior ministers as she prepares a fourth attempt at winning approval for her EU withdrawal deal....
14:12, 05/21/2019