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Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws

Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions o...

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws

Source: theguardian.com

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France,...
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Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is r...
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Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners...
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Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
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Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional ...
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Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
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Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies abo...
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States sue EPA for tighter asbestos regulations A group of 10 states and Washington, D.C., sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday seeking increased regulation of cancer-causing asbestos....
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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

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control: TV Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed....
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Swiss voters set to approve tighter gun control Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed....
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Tighter rules hammer IG Group's annual profit Online trading platform IG Group Holdings on Tuesday reported a slump of almost a third in its earnings for the year, hurt by Europe's clampdown on the provision of access to high-stakes financial bet...
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Fresenius says tighter EU rules could trigger antibiotic shortage German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europe's drug regulator could compound shortages of a life-saving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patie...
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China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in the battle against drug addiction....
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Poland plans tighter 5G security standards, may curtail Huawei Having already allowed Huawei gear into its early 5G networks, Poland is now mulling tightened security rules that could block the company in some areas.Read More...
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FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
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Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in......
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Trump Reverses Course on Gun Control Again, Says He Backs Tighter Background Checks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls “loopholes̶...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Despite tighter rules, unwanted Canadian trash still is showing up overseas Malaysia this week is demanding Canada pay to take back a shipping container filled with plastic grocery bags and packaging the Malaysian government says is too contaminated to be recycled....
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Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research agency INPE, whose satellite imaging shows a jump ...
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New Zealand plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms New Zealand on Monday revealed plans to establish a firearm register and to overhaul its licensing systems for gun owners in the second set of gun law reforms introduced in response to mass shootings ...
07:36, 07/22/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
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Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Swede...
01:48, 08/15/2019

Cuba unveils tighter rules on cooperatives in clampdown on non-state sector Communist-run Cuba unveiled tighter regulations on non-agricultural cooperatives on Friday, including curbs on their prices, in keeping with a broader push to increase control of the growing non-state...
03:48, 08/31/2019

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil installation rattled energy markets and raised the spect...
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It’s time for tighter regulation of how Facebook and Google use our data | Peter Lewis Big tech’s power has reached a tipping point. Governments must set some ground rulesIn his trademark disingenuous response to the latest wave of massacres, Donald Trump has identified the internet as ...
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China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist sparked controversy last year by announcing he had made...
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Family of woman mauled to death by lion push for tighter safety regulations The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks....
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Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
21:12, 07/12/2019

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IOC formally opens $145M new headquarters in Switzerland LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee is formally opening its 145 million Swiss francs ($145 million) new headquarters exactly 125 years after the Olympic Games was revived....
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2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
01:24, 06/17/2019

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19:48, 05/04/2019

Why gun-loving Switzerland voted to tighten restrictions on firearms REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Earlier this year, Swiss voters approved changes to the country's gun laws by a very comfortable majority of 63.7%. Gun ownership and use is widespread in Switzerland, which h...
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Osamu Deguchi joins Bolliger Team Switzerland "The Swiss team has just recruited a Suzuka specialist. Osamu Deguchi will partner Nigel Walraven and Danny Buchan in the saddle of the Bolliger Team Switzerland’s Kawasaki."...
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Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland: police A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in southwestern Switzerland, police in Valais canton said on Monday as dozens of r...
02:24, 08/13/2019

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07:36, 05/17/2019

Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard. Police in Switzerland’s biggest city said the 60-year-old ...
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'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
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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....
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14:36, 06/17/2019

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21:48, 07/18/2019

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16:00, 06/19/2019

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

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

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14:48, 07/10/2019

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing ...
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Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government has been released from jail. Khaled Ali says hi...
13:12, 05/25/2019

Second Brexit referendum more likely as Theresa May considers stepping down Brexit talks fell apart Friday in the British Parliament, increasing the possibility that Prime Minister Theresa May will leave office next month and that her successor could try a second referendum....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Switzerland Extends Support To Strengthen India's Fight Against Terrorism Switzerland on Friday extended its support to India to strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its manifestations as President Ram Nath Kovind held talks with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer.....
07:12, 09/14/2019

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18:12, 08/25/2019

Fake Police Officials Steal $3.7 Million From Woman In Switzerland Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported.....
17:24, 06/26/2019

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Sw...
15:36, 07/03/2019

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-mo...
20:02, 09/11/2019

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17:24, 06/30/2019

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10:12, 08/01/2019

Calls for Switzerland’s Matterhorn to be closed after seventh death this year A South Korean man has become the seventh climber this year to fall to their death on the Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as guides continue to call on officials to close the mountain for being “too da...
09:12, 08/08/2019

Switzerland Strives to Be Global Leader in Opening Skies for Drones Switzerland is working on pioneering ways to handle booming drone traffic aimed at allowing unmanned aircraft to quickly operate in much more of the nation’s airspace than approaches being pursued in ...
12:00, 08/06/2019

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15:36, 09/06/2019

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20:36, 06/05/2019

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20:12, 06/09/2019

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| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
01:24, 06/20/2019

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

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
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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

Exiled West Papuan leader: 'A referendum is the only solution' DW spoke to Benny Wenda about escalating conflict in Indonesia after authorities called Papuan students monkeys. Wenda said the region has been colonized twice over with epidemic police brutality and ...
20:36, 09/01/2019

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

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
04:36, 05/27/2019

Corbyn defies call to start referendum campaign 'now' Jeremy Corbyn has defied calls from Labour MPs to start campaigning for a Brexit referendum but agreed any deal passed by parliament should be put to one....
21:24, 05/30/2019

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

Lib Dems agree to cancel Brexit without 2nd referendum if they win next election The Liberal Democrats will campaign at the next election on a "cancel Brexit" platform, after party members approved a policy switch at their annual conference in Bournemouth....
16:24, 09/15/2019

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
00:48, 08/07/2019

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Theresa May remains opposed to any form of Brexit referendum As senior Labour MPs say a public vote is essential, top Tories confirm their oppositionDowning Street has said the prime minister remains opposed to any form of referendum being attached to a Brexit ...
16:12, 05/13/2019

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party pressure and move immediately towards demanding a se...
03:24, 06/08/2019

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments license in Switzerland....
15:36, 09/11/2019

Euro 2020: Republic of Ireland v Switzerland, Romania v Spain – live! Updates from Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifiersLive scoreboard: all the latest scores and scorersInternational football: 10 things to look out forAnd you can email Simon here or tweet him here 6.57pm BS...
20:00, 09/05/2019

David McGoldrick earns Ireland vital point with header against Switzerland Better late than never. None of the forwards in the Republic of Ireland’s squad had scored an international goal before this match, and for a long time here that statistic looked unlikely to change. B...
03:12, 09/06/2019

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03:12, 09/06/2019

Jerome Powell to speak on future interest rate policy in Switzerland Fed Chairman Jerome “Jay” Powell will speak on Friday in Switzerland. Wall Street always hopes that he will tip off future interest rate policy. But it will be more interesting to see whether Powell s...
05:12, 09/05/2019

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
18:12, 05/17/2019

President Ram Nath Kovind Unveils Mahatma Gandhi's Bust In Switzerland President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi, marking the 150th anniversary of the Father of the Nation and hoped that his legacy will inspire the mankind to tackle climate......
21:12, 09/14/2019

Climber falls to death from Matterhorn in Switzerland; guides say mountain ‘too dangerous’ A South Korean climber fell to his death Tuesday descending the iconic Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as local guides continue to call on officials to close the mountain for being “too dangerous.”...
09:12, 08/08/2019

Why Switzerland is a perfect launchpad for Europe’s first large-scale 5G mobile network Switzerland is a country best known for having a high standard of living, stunning alpine vistas, and a banking industry that defies scrutiny. But from tomorrow, it’ll also be known as the first Europ...
00:12, 05/01/2019

Wine festival Fete des Vignerons kicks off in Switzerland with colorful celebration The Fete des Vignerons kicked off in Switzerland on July 18. The festival, which celebrates the world of winemaking, goes for a month.       ...
21:12, 07/19/2019

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it.....
02:00, 05/27/2019

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or re...
19:12, 07/09/2019

U.K. Prime Minister’s Latest Brexit Compromise: A Chance for a Second Referendum (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to get lawmakers to b...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Eyeing new independence vote, Scotland sets out referendum rules Scotland's pro-independence government has set out new rules on referendums in the hope of holding another secession vote in the second half of 2020 if Britain's parliament gives the go-ahead....
18:12, 05/29/2019

Former British PM David Cameron ‘sorry’ for divisions caused by Brexit referendum His two successors — first Theresa May and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson — have wrestled with the Brexit issue and have thus far been unable to win parliamentary backing for an exit plan agreed wit...
15:36, 09/14/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May offers vote on new referendum She plans to ask the House of Commons to vote in early June on a withdrawal agreement bill, in what May called a “last chance” to seal a Brexit deal.        ...
22:24, 05/21/2019

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

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

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
07:24, 05/24/2019

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under...
22:36, 05/27/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks referendum on 'heartbeat' abortion law A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Jeremy Corbyn should press for a referendum, not an election | Hugo Dixon If Labour can win enough support to change the law, Boris Johnson would be forced to ask the EU for more timeJeremy Corbyn shouldn’t fall into the trap of giving Boris Johnson an election. Unless, tha...
07:36, 08/11/2019

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from ...
20:36, 05/30/2019

Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Duterte expected to strengthen clout after Philippine mid-term 'referendum' Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in mid-term elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte, who looks set to strengthen his grip on power and further...
06:36, 05/13/2019

EU chief Donald Tusk: Britain would choose to stay in second referendum The head of the European Union said Friday he guesses there's a 30 percent chance Britain ends up staying in the 28-nation alliance, nearly three years after Britons voted to leave....
18:48, 05/10/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
13:48, 06/03/2019

Rare Stone Steles With Unknown Figures Found At Neolithic Site in Switzerland A remarkable series of standing stones have been found near one of the most important Neolithic sites in Switzerland, and indeed in the entire Alpine region of Europe. ...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Starmer demands new referendum ahead of cross-party Brexit talks Labour's Keir Starmer has turned up the heat on the government ahead of new cross-party Brexit talks by demanding a referendum as the price of a deal....
00:48, 05/13/2019

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet that a major British political party is willing to ...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
11:12, 05/26/2019

Mexico president floats idea of recall referendum in March 2021 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday proposed holding a recall referendum on his presidency on March 21, 2021, if Congress cannot agree to a constitutional change permitting the vo...
14:48, 06/18/2019

British Labour leader Corbyn set to back second Brexit referendum: report Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday, citing senior figures of the party....
03:36, 05/29/2019

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls on next Tory leader to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party will challenge whoever is the next prime minister to put their Brexit deal to the public in a second referendum....
12:48, 07/09/2019

Romanians punish ruling party in anti-graft referendum, EU poll Romanians overwhelmingly rejected measures seen as making it harder to tackle rampant state corruption in a non-binding referendum on Sunday, dealing a double blow to the ruling Social Democrats (PSD)...
21:48, 05/26/2019

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, accordin...
22:24, 07/08/2019

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

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica had no role in the EU referendum result, says Nick Clegg There is "absolutely no evidence" that Russia influenced the EU referendum result using Facebook, the tech giant's vice-president, Sir Nick Clegg, has said....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Push for referendum on federal takeover of Murray-Darling river system Centre Alliance says water resources ‘must be managed in the national interest’The Centre Alliance, which could hold or share the balance of power in the senate after the election, has announced it wi...
00:48, 05/06/2019

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
23:36, 05/27/2019

Deputy leader of UK's Labour to demand Brexit referendum before election: report Tom Watson, UK Labour's deputy leader, will call for the opposition party to demand a second Brexit referendum that should be held before a general election, the Independent newspaper reported http://...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League Final spot Cristiano Ronaldo sent a reminder of his sporting brilliance just as his country was turning its focus elsewhere, firing a spectacular hat-trick to send Portugal to the first ever Nations League final...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee The outgoing prime minister could blow away her detractors and say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorateThe obscene sight of Tory leadership candidates splashing out cash by the buc...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
17:36, 06/09/2019

Brexit news: Tom Watson to demand second referendum before election in clash with Jeremy Corbyn Tom Watson is today on course to trigger a fresh with Jeremy Corbyn as he demands the party backs another Brexit referendum before any general election....
05:48, 09/11/2019

Portugal 3-1 Switzerland: 'Genius' Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Nations League final place Manager Fernando Santos calls hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo "a genius" as Portugal reach the Nations League final with victory over Switzerland in Porto....
10:24, 06/06/2019

Bank of America names Pauli equity capital markets head in Germany, Austria, Switzerland Bank of America has named Thorsten Pauli as its new head of equity capital markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the lender said in a statement on Friday....
16:36, 07/12/2019

Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if he would back Leave or Remain....
14:12, 09/18/2019

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election that he could lose....
16:36, 09/10/2019

Uefa Nations League Finals LIVE: Switzerland vs England and Portugal vs Netherlands build-up and team news England will look to end their Uefa Nations League campaign on a positive note when they take on Swizerland in their third place play-off this afternoon....
11:36, 06/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, ...
22:12, 07/24/2019

Bust-up as Jeremy Corbyn's number two Tom Watson walks out of shadow cabinet over second Brexit referendum Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson walked out of shadow cabinet today as he led a defiant challenge against Jeremy Corbyn over a second Brexit referendum....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Commons chaos: Rebel Tories hint they could back second referendum after MPs scuffle in chamber in protest over shutdown Fury at Boris Johnson as MPs scuffle in chamber over shutdown Former Cabinet fixer Sir Oliver Letwin boosts calls for second vote Read our live politics updates HERE...
14:12, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson risks betraying EU referendum result by forcing through no-deal Brexit, Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson risks betraying the EU referendum result if he forces through a no-deal Brexit by listening to "unelected" saboteurs, Philip Hammond has warned....
05:48, 08/14/2019

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campai...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Brexit news latest: Cabinet member Nicky Morgan slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in second referendum Cabinet member Nicky Morgan has been slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in a second referendum, despite serving under Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson....
01:36, 09/15/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerlan...
21:48, 08/15/2019

Brexit news latest: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell backs second referendum after disastrous European election for Labour Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has backed a second Brexit referendum after a disastrous night for the Labour Party in the European elections....
18:36, 05/27/2019

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 28 through S...
01:24, 05/02/2019

Brexit latest: EU should have spoken out against 'lies' during UK referendum campaign, Juncker says Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted that he made a "mistake" in failing to speak out against the "lies" circulating during Britain's EU referendum campaign....
20:12, 05/07/2019

Labour deputy Tom Watson steps up call for second referendum saying 'our hearts are Remain' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has reiterated his call for the party to fully commit to a second EU referendum, insisting "our future doesn't need to be Brexit"....
19:36, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson to face court over 'lies' during Brexit referendum campaign Boris Johnson's bid to become prime minister was today hit by a bombshell as he was ordered to court to face accusations he lied to the public with the Leave campaign's slogan that Britain gives the E...
13:12, 05/29/2019

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performance....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found i...
12:48, 05/28/2019

New AZ laws to take effect on Tuesday TUCSON — The Arizona State Legislature approved more than 300 laws this year, with many set to go into effect on Tuesday. The laws cover a vast variety of topics, from education to crime. One ne...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: ...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Ardern 'does not understand' lax US gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
03:12, 05/15/2019

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also rais...
15:24, 07/26/2019

Preview of new Kentucky laws FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The end of June means the annual influx of new laws in Kentucky. House Bill 254, the Campus Free Speech Bill, requires public universities to make sure speech is not sup...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Lithuania votes for new president Dalia Grybauskaite is set to leave the presidential office after two-terms as head of state. Nearly 2.5 million people in the Baltic country are eligible to vote for her replacement....
11:24, 05/12/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have the...
14:36, 07/15/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
11:12, 09/11/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitutio...
06:48, 06/19/2019

France to scrap breathalyser laws News 18 Sep, 2019 Motorists will soon no longer be required to carry breathalysers in their car when driving through France following law change...
15:48, 09/18/2019

What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy “The Second Founding,” by the historian Eric Foner, argues that the radical promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments — all passed after the Civil War — remains unfulfilled today....
20:37, 09/18/2019

New Zealand plans further tightening of gun laws New Zealand's government is planning to further restrict gun ownership by the end of the year. The measures proposed to Parliament come as the country marks six months since deadly attacks at two mosq...
14:24, 09/13/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
20:24, 06/03/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
04:48, 08/08/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
16:24, 05/01/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native v...
08:24, 06/03/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)    &...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Denver Votes to Decriminalize Shrooms As much of the country hems and haws about legalizing a plant that nearly half of adults in the U.S. have tried at least once, Denver is ahead of the curve, as usual: The city has voted in an initiati...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral re-run The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the re-run is proof that President Erdogan does not want to lose grip on power....
09:36, 06/23/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

U.S. FCC votes 3-2 to auction key 2.5 GHz spectrum band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to auction a key band of underused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that i...
18:12, 07/10/2019

Democratic Candidates Push For Votes (LEX 18)– The Democratic candidates for Governor spent the eve of the primaries in different parts of the state. While the candidates differ on issues, their main goal in mind for the Democratic...
22:48, 05/20/2019

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another five years in power....
09:12, 05/19/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions 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. (May 15...
18:12, 05/15/2019

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia cast ballots for their local Congre...
09:48, 05/12/2019

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and econo...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Highlight: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thu...
23:36, 05/26/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
09:24, 05/28/2019

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thu...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the stat...
07:12, 06/06/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Pelosi: ‘What is the point’ of enforcing immigration laws? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called into question the nation’s immigration laws, asking “What is the point?” of tracking down fugitives ordered out of the country?...
00:24, 06/25/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
00:00, 06/04/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
13:48, 06/10/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include strong...
07:48, 06/10/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
11:48, 06/11/2019

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers....
12:48, 09/13/2019

Bill To Scrap 58 Old Laws Introduced In Lok Sabha The government today introduced in Lok Sabha a bill to repeal 58 old laws which, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, are a source of inconvenience and trouble for people....
13:36, 07/25/2019

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
22:00, 08/07/2019

U.N. official says some Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied A United Nation expert said on Friday some Sri Lankan laws are "frequently applied" in a discriminatory manner and urged the government to address the root causes of public protests by treating everyo...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
17:24, 05/19/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across th...
11:00, 08/21/2019

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With the President After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
13:24, 08/21/2019

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into a...
22:48, 07/23/2019

‘Heartbeat’ laws could ban most abortions across Deep South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia. T...
18:12, 05/11/2019

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
16:12, 08/21/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, ...
23:12, 05/18/2019

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’...
04:48, 08/06/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penal...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch...
18:24, 05/15/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to...
05:24, 05/18/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
03:00, 08/16/2019

David Miliband describes Brexit 'mess' a 'wrecking ball' as he calls for second referendum Former Labour foreign secretary David Miliband described Brexit as a "wrecking ball at the constitution of the country" before arguing for a second referendum....
15:24, 06/23/2019

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down,...
02:36, 05/31/2019

Denver votes against initiative to decriminalize psilocybin Late results showed nearly 55% of voters had rejected proposal on psychoactive substance in ‘magic mushrooms’Voters on Tuesday appeared to reject an attempt to make Denver the first US city to decrimi...
16:24, 05/08/2019

UN votes to establish political mission in Haiti The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution establishing a political mission in Haiti starting Oct. 16 that will officially replace all U.N. peacekeeping activities in the Western Hemisphere’s...
01:36, 06/26/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the st...
05:12, 05/30/2019

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare....
17:36, 05/29/2019

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor and Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman — allows peop...
20:24, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Milan-Cortina wins bid by 47-34 votes The Milan-Cortina bid won 47 votes in its successful bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Stockholm-Are receiving 34 votes       ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protest vote opportunity,” as polls suggest that po...
15:00, 05/12/2019

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israelis have voted in their second election in five months that will decide whether to keep Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime minister, in office despite corrupti...
01:12, 09/18/2019

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic refuge The House on Thursday voted 225-193 to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a move meant to stymie President Trump’s plan to open up the ...
20:49, 09/12/2019

The America That Votes in 2020 Will Look Radically Different Than it Did in 2016 The day after Hillary Clinton announced in March that she would not make a third bid for the White House, President Trump expressed in a tweet his mock disappointment that 2020 would not be a rematch....
10:12, 09/12/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-runner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo said....
16:12, 05/05/2019

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls have taken place across the country. Attention was focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a crackdown on independent candidates and some of their supporters....
00:48, 09/09/2019

The XXXL Importance Of Gorakhpur Which Votes On Last Day Of This Election As Yogi Adityanath's home base, Gorakhpur was always VIP vicinity. This time around, it's even more eminent - as the birthplace of that once unimaginable political proposition, the Mayawati-Akhilesh.....
10:24, 05/07/2019

Denver Votes on Whether to Decriminalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’ A measure on the ballot Tuesday would make psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in some mushrooms, the lowest priority for law enforcement in Denver....
14:36, 05/07/2019

Moscow votes in protest-shadowed election Residents of Russia’s capital have voted in a city council election shadowed by a wave of protests that saw the biggest demonstrator turnout in seven years and a notably violent police response...
20:48, 09/08/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
11:24, 06/19/2019

South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of aparthei...
08:36, 05/08/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of aparthei...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Beverly Hills votes to end most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills has become the first U.S. city to end most tobacco sales. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to snuff out sales of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarette...
10:12, 06/05/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access t...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not want to lose his grip...
14:36, 06/23/2019

FCC votes to deny China Mobile bid to operate in U.S. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to deny China Mobile Ltd's bid to provide U.S. telecommunications services and said it was reviewing similar approvals held by two o...
22:12, 05/09/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
18:24, 04/28/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
14:36, 05/17/2019

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Uttar Pradesh....
17:48, 05/23/2019

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh....
19:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC votes 3-2 to auction key 2.5 GHz spectrum band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to auction a key band of underused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that i...
19:48, 07/10/2019

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

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 years still exerted power....
11:00, 06/09/2019

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided ...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have the...
13:36, 07/15/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games &...
01:24, 07/05/2019

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the m...
21:24, 07/18/2019

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
07:48, 07/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammuniti...
02:00, 05/08/2019

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crim...
17:48, 08/24/2019

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
00:36, 07/19/2019

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country....
20:12, 07/21/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in s...
13:12, 06/05/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
03:24, 06/05/2019

The California senator fighting for the strictest vaccination laws in the US Richard Pan has faced death threats and harassment from anti-vaxxers but says in an interview: ‘Science is true, whether they believe it or not’The Facebook video shows Richard Pan smiling amiably in ...
13:24, 08/29/2019

Last-Minute Laws Took Democrats’ Power. Court Says That’s Fine. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general of Wisconsin, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
21:12, 06/21/2019

How American Gun Laws Are Fueling Jamaica’s Homicide Crisis Hundreds of thousands of guns sold in the United States vanish because of loose American gun laws. Many reappear on the Caribbean island, turning its streets into battlefields....
01:00, 08/30/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave...
14:00, 05/07/2019

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse...
09:12, 07/10/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in ever...
00:36, 06/13/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:36, 06/11/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5...
15:24, 06/13/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
19:00, 04/28/2019

"Only One-Two States Have Objections," Says Nitin Gadkari On Traffic Laws Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) has the support of almost all states even as Gujarat and Uttarakhand tweaked rules to lower...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:48, 07/15/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:00, 04/28/2019

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants FILE – In this file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File) HARTFORD, Con...
22:24, 09/14/2019

A novel challenge to Maryland gun laws: Trump supporters are targets A Republican Senate staffer has appealed the state’s strict concealed-carry law, saying he must protect himself against people who don’t like the president....
20:00, 09/14/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
23:12, 05/21/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks....
19:24, 06/17/2019

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global w...
01:00, 09/13/2019

CBI To Change Standard Operating Procedures After Amendments In Laws After nearly 14 years, the Central Bureau of Investigation is updating its standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the Crime Manual to bring them in conformity with the changes in the Prevention of......
20:01, 09/11/2019

Support is moving in favor of gun control — but is it enough to pass new laws? Republicans are willing to have a conversation about guns, but it’s not clear there’s enough political pressure for them to actually pass new gun laws...
04:48, 09/10/2019

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shoo...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:12, 06/28/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly t...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die...
02:24, 08/06/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
07:12, 05/18/2019

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
01:48, 08/11/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people ...
10:00, 08/06/2019

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, August 15th for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking serv...
07:24, 08/16/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
23:48, 05/17/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
06:48, 08/08/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation in place....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state laws that dramatically restrict women’s abil...
16:00, 05/17/2019

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

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
07:48, 05/29/2019

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
05:00, 05/29/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
23:12, 05/12/2019

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun la...
12:48, 08/16/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
09:36, 05/27/2019

YouTube Needs 'New Set of Rules and Laws', Company's Product Chief Says YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive has told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under......
10:12, 07/29/2019

Trial begins in challenge to 4 abortion laws in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial began Monday in a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn four abortion-restriction measures in Virginia. The laws being challenged include a physician-only measure that bars ...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to conv...
02:12, 06/24/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchas...
16:36, 08/21/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
04:48, 05/31/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Gillibrand: Senate has votes to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday she has corralled a veto-proof 60 votes to extend the Sept. 11 Victims Fund that would aid emergency responders and other victims of the World T...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won by an opposition candidate...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on ...
21:12, 09/15/2019

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so significant? Is this the beginning of the end for Presid...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
13:48, 09/16/2019

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The City of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday, Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November b...
18:00, 08/07/2019

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the rest of their lives....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Longer They Stay In, More Votes To Win: J&K Governor On Arrested Leaders Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today said that the centre's decision to revoke its special status and bifurcate it into two distinct union territories was taken for the betterment of the.....
18:12, 08/28/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, c...
12:12, 06/16/2019

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
02:24, 07/24/2019

Touchscreen voting machines appear to be changing votes in Mississippi There have been widespread reports of voting machine problems in Mississippi — with residents from more than a half-dozen counties claiming to have had their ballots automatically changed Tuesda...
17:24, 08/28/2019

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
18:12, 07/18/2019

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 ...
11:48, 08/25/2019

German far-right party ahead in east before regional votes The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), just a month before regional elections th...
10:48, 08/04/2019

California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons CALIFORNIA NBC -The California state legislature voted Wednesday to ban for-profit private prisons, including some facilities used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill, which must be ...
08:24, 09/14/2019

U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections ...
20:36, 08/21/2019

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion ...
08:48, 06/19/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
16:12, 06/19/2019

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over t...
04:24, 08/07/2019

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
00:12, 07/18/2019

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result i...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates...
22:24, 06/18/2019

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government....
02:00, 05/23/2019

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president deni...
15:24, 07/17/2019

Big East votes to add Connecticut Huskies to conference, per report The Big East held a vote to approve the addition of the Connecticut Huskies as an 11th member of the conference, according to a report from CBS Sports.       ...
22:12, 06/24/2019

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
10:00, 07/17/2019

Investors' New Weapon in Japan: Votes to Embarrass the Boss The taboo of lodging protest votes is weakening in the consensus-based corporate culture, as part of a yearslong push to improve Japanese companies’ profitability and corporate governance....
17:24, 08/20/2019

Istanbul votes again in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan The votes of millions of Istanbul residents were being counted on Sunday after polls closed on a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies, and a...
19:12, 06/23/2019

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Kentucky House Democrat is questioning whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to legally pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative sessio...
23:12, 06/24/2019

AP source: Big East votes to invite UConn to rejoin A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation says the presidents of schools in the Big East have voted to invite UConn to rejoin the conference for basketball and other sports    ...
23:48, 06/24/2019

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United State...
05:24, 06/17/2019

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital,...
05:36, 06/21/2019

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agenda and defended her support for the Boycott, Divest...
00:24, 09/16/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full sentencing, parole or supervision periods will be welcom...
06:36, 05/08/2019

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during her campaigns. There were tears and rage....
00:12, 05/24/2019

Jat Votes Key In Fight At Rajasthan's Bharatpur, Once A Princely State Bharatpur in eastern Rajasthan, known for the migratory birds that flock here every winter, is now looking at some realpolitik. It is one of the only two former princely kingdoms in Rajasthan that had...
07:36, 05/04/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain ent...
14:36, 05/11/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
08:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote that helps ensure the military’s sustained dominance of politics since the country became a constitutional m...
20:24, 06/05/2019

GOP trying to gather votes to override NC ‘born alive’ veto RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans and their allies trying to cobble together enough votes to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a “born alive” bill say the m...
21:24, 06/05/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped d...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:24, 05/15/2019

FCC votes to give carriers new powers to block 'robocalls' The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as policymakers grapple with billions of annual deceptive and annoy...
18:12, 06/06/2019