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REFILE-U.S. Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000%

Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts supplier ma...

REFILE-U.S. Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000%

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Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold...
12:00, 05/07/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English s...
10:48, 04/28/2019

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate payment...
04:32, 05/19/2019

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
14:16, 05/06/2019

China's defense minister to speak at key Asia defense forum in Singapore China's defense minister will speak at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, the organizer said on Monday, the first time in eight years that Beijing ha...
11:32, 05/20/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period f...
21:48, 05/02/2019

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21:16, 05/11/2019

UniCredit profits up 25 percent, best 1Q in a decade Italy's largest bank by assets, UniCredit, posted its best quarter in a decade, with a 25% boost in first-quarter profits as the bank pushes ahead wit...
02:48, 05/09/2019

BMW Q1 profits slump on $1.6B antitrust provision BMW's first-quarter profit slumped after car sales in key markets slowed and the automaker revised a provision for a potential fine for alleged collus...
06:48, 05/07/2019

BP Profits Fall on Oil Price Volatility BP said its profit dropped by 12% in the first quarter due to a weaker oil price environment at the start of 2019, echoing anemic quarterly results re...
05:32, 04/30/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit in the fiscal year ended Mar...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Top Emirates airline executive resigns after dip in profits DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chief commercial officer at Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, has resigned after profits dippe...
10:48, 05/12/2019

Macy’s stock surges on better-than-expected profits Macy’s topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Wednesday, benefiting from increased online sales and higher demand f...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Cost of equity is the new answer to banks' low profits Debate around the UniCredit-Commerzbank merger will centre on its impact on European banks’ share prices as Eurosceptic populism makes cost cutting mo...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Deutsche Telekom confirms guidance after in-line Q1 profits Deutsche Telekom reported a 4 percent gain in first-quarter core profits on Thursday as its U.S. unit T-Mobile again outperformed, and confirmed its r...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Samsung Q1 profits plummet from lowered chip demand Samsung has posted operating profits of 6.23 trillion won for the first quarter of 2019, its lowest since the 2016 Galaxy Note 7 recall, with the comp...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Emirates posts significant drop in profits, at $237 million DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East’s biggest airline, Emirates, says profits were down almost 70% in the past fiscal year, reach...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Deere Says Trouble on the Farm Will Drag on Profits, Sales Deere & Co. lowered its profit and sales forecasts to reflect slackening demand for its tractors and planters, as trade disputes and bad weather weigh...
18:32, 05/17/2019

WestJet profits up despite lingering concerns over 737 Max grounding and Swoop WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive Ed Sims said Tuesday the airline continues to face challenges fro...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implicatio...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the fa...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Continental delays powertrain IPO to 2020 as profits drop 17% Continental will push back the spinoff of its powertrain division until next year after the supplier reported a 17 percent drop in first-quarter opera...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals...
04:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-GE's Baker Hughes profits from foreign focus Oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that topped analysts' average estimate as demand for the company's servi...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Fiat Chrysler first quarter profits drop by nearly half MILAN (AP) — Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has reported a 47% drop in profits for the first quarter of 2019 due to production shifts. The company...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a c...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Even the Galaxy S10 couldn’t save Samsung from a 60% drop in profits last quarter When Samsung issued its quarterly guidance earlier this month, it predicted a decline in operating income by a whopping 60 percent, the company’s bigg...
04:32, 04/30/2019

Air Italy expects profits 'very soon' despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis An Air Italy executive has joined a chorus of global airlines hurt by grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets but expects the airline to be profitable "very soon...
20:16, 05/08/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs despite healthy profits Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10 percent of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major...
14:32, 05/20/2019

You Can Donate Your Airbnb Profits to Help Displaced People Find Housing Airbnb hosts who want to give back can now donate a portion—or all—of their profits to help people affected by disasters, conflict or critical illness...
12:48, 05/02/2019

RBS shares slide as it warns Brexit uncertainty will likely hurt profits The Royal Bank of Scotland reported a net profit of £707 million ($912.2 million) for its first quarter on Friday, down 11% from £792 million over the...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Thomas Cook slumps 17% as it says challenging summer will hinder profits Travel group Thomas Cook said economic and political uncertainty would affect profits this summer after it reported higher first-half losses on Thursd...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the fi...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arr...
21:00, 04/29/2019

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 “...
15:00, 05/08/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year,...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan...
10:00, 05/22/2019

News Corp posts surprise profit as HarperCollins profits grow Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strong growth in earnings at its book publishing and s...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Pot ‘legalization 2.0’: Social equity becomes a key question NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that dispr...
08:48, 05/19/2019

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Sanders says 'there's no question' who is more progressive between him and Biden Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden go back a long ways. But the two Democratic frontrunners are going to have to put aside their friendly relationship as th...
11:16, 05/05/2019

Here’s how to answer this difficult job interview question Dear Greg, I was stumped by an interview question recently and was wondering how you would suggest handling it. I was asked: “What was the most diffic...
22:00, 05/05/2019

'Scoundrel' Asks Good Question Last night, Tucker Carlson brought on former Federal Reserve Board nominee Stephen Moore, who was forced on Thursday to withdraw from the confirmation...
15:48, 05/03/2019

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, w...
08:48, 05/22/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that roll...
08:32, 04/30/2019

Mazda's profits tumble 43% on foreign exchange, lower sales, dealer outlays In announcing the lower earnings results, CEO Akira Marumoto outlined a new mid-term business plan that targets lifting operating profit margin to a s...
06:16, 05/09/2019

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 “...
04:32, 05/08/2019

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per sha...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.  ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 salaried jobs under pressure to boost profits, reduce bureaucracy Ford workers opened their email Monday to find a letter from CEO Jim Hackett with details on how many salaried workers would be leaving the automaker....
12:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-News Corp posts surprise profit as HarperCollins profits grow Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, driven by strong growth in earnings at its book publishing and s...
15:48, 05/09/2019

A Question of Timing: Technical Vs. Fundamental Analysis Technical analysis of the stock market is largely ignored by the financial press these days, despite evidence that this is a superior approach to fund...
08:00, 05/01/2019

The Fed's "Financial Frailty" Raises This Important Question Do you have faith in the Fed? If so, a look at the central bank's portfolio might prompt second thoughts. Find out why, plus take a look at two charts...
09:00, 05/01/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the European...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as the...
00:16, 05/21/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’: The Screenwriters Answer Every Question You Have Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who wrote “Endgame,” explain its many choices and possibilities, the roads not taken and the decisions behind ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's not 'much question' he's more progressive than Joe Biden Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn't think there's "much question" he's more progressive than former Vice President Joe Biden. "Joe v...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied...
21:32, 05/07/2019

Aging Runners Find Help for a Question: How Slow Will I Get? Thanks to Ray Fair, a professor in the economics department at Yale, runners have an exact schedule that will predict how their performance will decli...
15:00, 04/28/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’: The Screenwriters Answer Every Question You Might Have Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who wrote “Endgame,” explain its many choices and possibilities, the roads not taken and the decisions behind ...
12:32, 04/29/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that fo...
13:32, 04/28/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per sec...
03:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months be...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Question Of Third Front Doesn't Arise, Says Mallikarjun Kharge Declining to comment on the possibility of a third front formation, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday said there is only one front and Cong...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Pep Guardiola infuriated by financial fair play question after FA Cup win • Guardiola: ‘Do you know the question you’re asking me?’ • City coach says this is one of his best ever seasonsPep Guardiola was infuriated in the im...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Opinion: One pressing post-draft question for each of the 32 NFL teams The 2019 NFL draft is in the books. With offseason rosters essentially complete, the 32 teams turn their attention to offseason practices and issues. ...
07:00, 04/29/2019

Richard Carranza slams parents who question admissions changes Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza vowed Wednesday to remake admissions to the city’s specialized high schools to enroll more black and Latino studen...
05:32, 05/02/2019

"Surprised By The Question": New Zealand PM Talks About Wedding Proposal New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she was surprised when her long-time partner proposed to her over the Easter holidays and has...
06:48, 05/06/2019

The USWNT Has Two Big Question Marks In Morgan Brian And Ali Krieger It’s a good time to be a fan of the U.S. Women’s National Team. We’re in the last stages of pre-World Cup prep, the team has a few key stars peaking a...
14:32, 05/03/2019

The question for Boeing is how long the 737 Max problems persist, expert says Gordon Bethune, former CEO and chairman of Continental Airlines, and Dryden Pence, chief investment officer of Pence Wealth Management, join "Squawk B...
13:32, 04/28/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourt...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Trump tees up medal for Tiger Woods; some question motives WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to award the nation’s highest civilian honor to professional golfer Tiger Woods has ra...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Some female Dem voters question whether woman should face Trump in 2020 Is a woman a shoo-in to win the Democratic nomination and take on President Trump in 2020? Some women in three states that could make or break White H...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Dem request to allow lawyers to question Barr 'looks like a bit of a stunt': Chris Wallace House Democrats insisting on using staff lawyers to question Attorney General William Barr during a since-scuttled hearing appearance looked "like a b...
12:32, 05/03/2019

UK police question man over bomb hoax after devices found in Manchester British police are questioning a 26-year-old man on suspicion of a bomb hoax offense after disposal experts were called in to examine packages left in...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Some Iowa towns have been underwater for weeks. The big question: Will residents come back? Weeks after Missouri River floodwaters inundated entire towns, some Iowa communities long in decline have begun to confront the challenge that lies ah...
16:32, 04/30/2019

Huawei dilemma is a question of Britain's post-Brexit future The UK must weigh its ties to the US and Australia against the value of Chinese friendshipIt may sound like an argument about technology, but in reali...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Ford Workers Question Auto Maker's Path to Turnaround More of the auto maker's workers are feeling unsure about its strategy and looking for clearer communication from the company’s leadership team, accor...
18:32, 04/29/2019

Drake seen massaging Toronto Raptors coach's shoulders as some question his behavior Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ biggest fan so it was no surprise when he showed up on the sidelines of the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night during the...
12:16, 05/22/2019

Battle over census citizenship question high stakes for Texas, California Democrats say the citizenship question could lead to an undercount of immigrant and Latinos. Republicans, on the other hand, accuse Democrats of "fear...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers to question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear in Congress Wednesday to brief lawmakers on the status of Boeing's 737 Max fleet, which ha...
03:48, 05/15/2019

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 confi...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Overstock CEO defends personal stock sale after shareholders question move Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne on Friday hit out at shareholders who questioned the sale of a portion of his stake in the com...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Kentucky Derby may lose a second contender; Haikal's status is in question Haikal is dealing with an abscess in his front left hoof, and his status is in doubt for Kentucky Derby. Omaha Beach was scratched Wednesday night. &...
17:16, 05/02/2019

Democrat Warren confronts 2020 electability question head-on in Ohio At a veterans hall in the mostly white, working-class town of Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke to about 200 people on Friday abo...
08:32, 05/11/2019

Watch live: Lawmakers question FAA, NTSB chiefs on status of Boeing 737 Max House lawmakers on Wednesday attempted to get to the bottom of Boeing's troubled 737 Max airliners, asking aviation leaders about an update on the gro...
14:16, 05/15/2019

Climate change tests Joe Biden as he confronts a major question for Democrats: Is any compromise too much? The issue reflects the divide between Biden’s consensus-building ways and demands from liberal activists for a more forceful and uncompromising agenda...
17:00, 05/14/2019

California synagogue shooting: Suspect known as quiet, smart while authorities question if he was hateful The suspect's name has also been connected to a racist online posting that praised mass shooters.        ...
23:48, 04/28/2019

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Voynich manuscript mystery continues as experts question whether 'alien' code has really been cracked Controversy is swirling around a 15th-century manuscript described as the “world’s most mysterious text” that has long baffled experts but was reporte...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Voynich manuscript mystery deepens as experts question cracking of ‘alien’ code Controversy is swirling around a 15th-century manuscript described as the “world’s most mysterious text” that has long baffled experts but was reporte...
12:48, 05/20/2019

North Korea Warns of Worst Drought in Decades, But Some Question Famine Fears North Korea is confronting its worst drought in nearly 40 years, its state media said, as international relief groups warn of a mounting food shortage...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that th...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Baltimore TV anchor Mary Bubala ousted after asking controversial question about city’s recent mayors A Baltimore TV anchor was fired days after she received backlash for asking a question surrounding the race, gender and leadership of the city’s recen...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Pep Guardiola furious over financial fair play question after Man City's treble triumph – video Pep Guardiola was infuriated in the immediate aftermath of Manchester City’s historic domestic treble when asked by a journalist if he was being accus...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo checks stat sheet before answering question about Marcus Smart's return Giannis Antetokounmpo needed to check the stat sheet before answering a question about Marcus Smart's impact in his return to the Celtics' l...
09:16, 05/07/2019

‘Modern Family’ star Ariel Winter fires back at body-shaming troll over plastic surgery question “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter has no time for the haters. The 21-year-old took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the airing of the final episod...
15:32, 05/10/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly conde...
15:16, 05/22/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefiel...
15:48, 05/20/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the c...
15:00, 05/13/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage...
22:00, 05/14/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the ...
06:00, 05/05/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a mir...
04:33, 05/14/2019

UK defense secretary fired over Huawei leaks British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks form a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms fi...
11:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawy...
20:00, 05/16/2019

UK's May fires defense secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense secretary, Gavin Williamson, on Wednesday, saying an investigation suggested he was to blame for ...
11:48, 05/01/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier ...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged thr...
16:48, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killin...
16:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant’s odd confession COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina fa...
16:00, 05/22/2019

U.K.'s May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying he leaked sensitive information surrounding a review into the use ...
14:48, 05/01/2019

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-mo...
21:48, 05/02/2019

To qualify or not qualify restricted free agent Andre Burakovsky, that is the Caps’ question “We’re gonna have to talk about how we want to allocate that money and what role he would play on our team going forward,” General Manager Brian MacLe...
15:48, 05/19/2019

Game Of Thrones brutally asserts that the game in question will have no winner (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R...
22:48, 05/12/2019

MMA fighter pops the question with a 'Will you marry me?' tattoo Not to sound unromantic, but getting a tattoo of your partner’s name is a little risky if you’re not married. But what if you want to be? ...
11:16, 05/01/2019

Graphic Content: A Graphic Novel That Answers a Child’s Question About Being Biracial In his Graphic Content column, Ed Park looks at Mira Jacob’s “Good Talk,” about her American identity, as well as Bill Griffith’s “Nobody’s Fool,” an ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 co...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the ...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan to be Defense Secretary WASHINGTON – President Trump has made it official and will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his administration’s second Secretary of Defense. Whi...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and tha...
11:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the...
08:32, 04/29/2019

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to def...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense Koepka has won three majors since he last played at Byron Nelson, and returns week before defending PGA Championship       ...
17:32, 05/08/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times repor...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Man Charged With Killing 5 in Annapolis Newsroom Uses Insanity Defense Jarrod W. Ramos’s lawyers said in a court filing that a mental disorder either prevented him from appreciating the criminality of his conduct or from ...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Man accused of newspaper attack takes up an insanity defense Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his ple...
16:16, 04/29/2019

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused o...
16:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the ...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patric...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

UK PM May fires defense minister Williamson over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company H...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of in...
12:16, 05/01/2019

Theresa May's letter to dismissed defense secretary Williamson British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company H...
19:48, 05/01/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only tak...
03:16, 05/15/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact A new European military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the European ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

UK prime minister fires defense secretary over leaks British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks form a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms fi...
11:16, 05/01/2019

Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister Iran's military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to count...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Defense upholds Oakland warehouse operator as family man A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 co...
19:16, 05/01/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with e...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Lillard stays cold vs. Warriors' 'wall of defense' Damian Lillard's struggles continued in Saturday's Game 3, in which he missed 13 of his 18 shots from the field and scored 19 points in a 110-99 loss ...
06:16, 05/19/2019

UK’s fired defense secretary furiously denies Huawei leak LONDON (AP) — Britain’s former defense secretary has ferociously denied allegations that he leaked details from private government discussions a...
07:16, 05/02/2019

Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his ...
04:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Avenatti tells court he’s hired a defense lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a criminal case against attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 10:52 a.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti has told a ...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution ...
03:48, 04/30/2019

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thu...
07:16, 05/16/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Fired UK defense chief denies tie to Huawei leak Gavin Williamson, the U.K. defense chief fired for leaking security information, has denied any involvement in the leak from a secret government meeti...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Defense asks to move trial in Kentucky school shooting BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A defense attorney representing a teenager accused of killing two classmates during a shooting at a Kentucky school has asked that ...
09:16, 05/07/2019

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO objecti...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Fired UK defense minister Williamson denies Huawei leak Fired by British Prime Minister Theresa May as defense secretary on Wednesday, Gavin Williamson denied leaking information about Chinese telecoms comp...
13:00, 05/01/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was let go after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's involvement in the U...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, b...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller r...
13:00, 05/12/2019

UK police will not probe sacked defense minister over Huawei leak British police will not investigate the sacked defense minister, Gavin Williamson, after a senior officer said the information that was leaked about C...
11:32, 05/04/2019

Defense chief’s border visit will highlight Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan, is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what the Trump ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
00:00, 05/18/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be cr...
16:16, 05/02/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a form...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Yankees CF Aaron Hicks play defense for 1st time in 2 months TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks played in the outfield for the first time since being sidelined in early March by a str...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Lack of defense will make Iaquinta-Cerrone must-watch on Saturday When Al Iaquinta squares off with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on Saturday night, he'll be in for a test against one of the most versatile offensive fighte...
13:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Defense chief's border visit will highlight Trump priority Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a nation...
04:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer: filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese com...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump to nominate Patrick Shanahan to be defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the role permanently, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders ...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack...
08:32, 05/04/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense mini...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Trump to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan as defense secretary, White House says White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said President Trump intends to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan to become the U.S. secretary of def...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dua...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War...
07:16, 05/17/2019

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese l...
09:48, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump to nominate ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, b...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Basketball: Blazers' Lillard left in limbo by Warriors’ wall of defense Portland leading scorer Damian Lillard has had a difficult time with a hovering Golden State defense and, with his team facing elimination from the NB...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyo...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Vladimir Putin promises to uphold Russia's defense at Victory Day parade Russia put on a display Thursday of its full military might -- with 13,000 troops, rows of tanks, aircraft and nuclear weapons for the annual Victory ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face simi...
16:32, 05/10/2019

'Poison pills': Pentagon tells EU not to block U.S. companies from defense pact A new European Union military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the blo...
11:32, 05/14/2019

Naomi Campbell comes to Gucci’s defense after brand’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell came to Gucci’s defense on Wednesday months after the brand faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater t...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chines...
01:16, 05/11/2019

What Is a Leak? U.K. Defense Secretary’s Firing in Huawei Case Is in a Murky Zone The government says Gavin Williamson committed a grievous security breach. He says he did no such thing. The way the British news media work, both are...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Theresa May Fires Gavin Williamson, Defense Secretary, Over Huawei Leak Britain’s prime minister accused Mr. Williamson of leaking to the media sensitive information about National Security Council talks on the Chinese tel...
14:48, 05/01/2019

UK sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over Huawei leaks (updated) UK Prime Minister Theresa May fired the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today over his role in a recent Huawei leak. Last week, we l...
20:32, 05/01/2019

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern close in on sixth straight title defense There's a four-point difference in the title race with six to play for after Dortmund's downfall edged Bayern closer to glory. Elsewhere, the race for...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lankan president shakes up defense forces, says attack warnings went unheeded Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings.  ...
15:32, 04/28/2019

An American tourist is accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla. He says it was self-defense A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities....
14:32, 04/28/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese t...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Fires British Defense Secretary After Huawei Leak Investigation (LONDON) — British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Ch...
11:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer -filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese com...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations ...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed in Game 1 The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Prosecutors, Defense Argue Over Prison Time For Boone Co. Man In Child Porn Case BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys have offered vastly different opinions on how much prison time a Boone County man...
08:00, 05/04/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawye...
19:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclos...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of t...
21:00, 05/16/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer sh...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvard Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to co...
15:48, 05/11/2019

Kyrie Irving gets revealing defense as he quietly slips out Celtics door: ‘That’s bulls–t’ The strongest defense of Kyrie Irving came after he likely left for good. Irving did not speak to reporters after his exit meeting Thursday, but sever...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Let Go Amid Uproar Over Harvey Weinstein Defense Students in Winthrop House, where Robert S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife served as residential deans, had called for his resignation. Harvard chose not t...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Taps Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary US President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan as his next secretary of defense, the White House announced Thursda...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning dow...
20:00, 05/17/2019

ESPN's Max Kellerman question's Larry Fitzgerald's qualifications for Hall of Fame ESPN's Max Kellerman questions Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald's credentials for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  ...
14:16, 05/08/2019

First naval officer to be UK defense secretary promises to hang Horatio Nelson portrait in her office A plucky new defense minister, the first serving naval officer and first female to hold the post, could be a boost for long-declining British sea powe...
09:00, 05/08/2019

White Collar Watch: Elizabeth Holmes’s Possible Defense in Theranos Case: Put the Government on Trial The defense may claim regulators improperly brought actions against the company for its blood analysis technology when there was nothing improper taki...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Theresa May sacks British defense secretary Gavin Williamson over leak of Huawei 5G discussions U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fired the Defense Secretary on Wednesday after concluding that he was involved in leaking details about a possible dea...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Embattled Harvard law professor leaves Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team An embattled Harvard University law professor under fire for representing Harvey Weinstein said has left the media mogul's legal defense team. &...
17:48, 05/13/2019

White House announces Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan as secretary of defense WASHINGTON (AP) — White House announces Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan as secretary of defense....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Acting U.S. defense chief in Texas as Pentagon eyes longer-term support on Mexico border Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term pl...
10:32, 05/11/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosur...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot a...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert M...
11:16, 05/05/2019

Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance: Iran defense minister Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance, Iran's Minister of Defence Amir Hatami said on Wednesday, according to the Islamic Republic News A...
06:00, 05/15/2019

The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state Reuters The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon. That near-record sum is only part of the US national-se...
14:32, 05/15/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his p...
00:00, 05/17/2019

What is contempt of Congress? 5 key questions House Judiciary Committee Democrats voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing a refusal by the Trump admin...
11:32, 05/10/2019

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are p...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to law...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Congress must make sure air ambulances are covered Air ambulances save lives. When a health emergency strikes, doctors or first responders call upon air ambulances to transport patients to the closest,...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to in...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame is running for Congress Ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame is running for an open House seat in New Mexico. Plame, rumored to run, made it official Wednesday when she filed paperwork w...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
13:32, 04/28/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The presiden...
18:16, 05/05/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made durin...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after telling...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged ...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the ...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
00:32, 05/22/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security background...
03:32, 05/09/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquiry...
18:16, 05/05/2019

#ConstitutionalCrisis? Trump's battle with Congress comes to a head The president’s claims of executive privilege over the Mueller report have set new alarm bells ringing for the fate of democracyPolice this week arres...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in A...
04:16, 05/03/2019

The U.S. Put Norman Mineta in an Incarceration Camp. Then He Went to Congress After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed two months later, authorized the relocation o...
11:32, 05/20/2019

Schiff predicts Mueller will testify before Congress Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday predicted special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his Russia investigation as Democrats and the W...
12:16, 05/12/2019

"Has Not Resigned From RSS": Congress Leader's Dig At Shatrughan Sinha Acharya Pramod, Congress candidate from Lucknow took strong exception to party leader Shatrughan Sinha campaigning for his wife Poonam, who is the Sam...
16:32, 05/03/2019

"Hua Toh Hua'' Remark Shows Arrogance Of Congress: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's "hua toh hua" (It happened, so what?) remar...
03:32, 05/13/2019

'Hua Toh Hua'' Remark Shows Arrogance Of Congress: PM Modi In MP The battle for Lok Sabha enters the last lap with parties going all out with multiple rallies for the seventh and final phase of polling to be held on...
03:32, 05/13/2019

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant ...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain coopera...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Congress Will Do Much Better, Says Amarinder Singh After Exit Polls Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today rejected the poll of polls results, saying that their accuracy was doubtful and that he expects the Congre...
15:00, 05/19/2019

"Will Remain In Congress Throughout My Life": Shakeel Ahmad Former Union Minister Shakeel Ahmad, suspended by the Congress for contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an Independent from Madhubani, has said the p...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Mueller not testifying because he has nothing to tell Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller isn't appearing before Congress because he has "nothing to tell" and he doesn't want Democrats to be "mad at him," at l...
18:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representativ...
10:16, 05/16/2019

"Election A Fight Between Three Gs Of Congress And BJP": Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday claimed that this Lok Sabha election is a fight between ''3 Gs'' of the Congress represented by the Gandhi family...
12:32, 05/08/2019

PM Misleading People With Hollow Promises: Congress The Congress today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was misleading the electorate with "hollow claims" of success of various schemes and dubb...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually h...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humani...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National A...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fo...
09:16, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Police take No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress Venezuelan lawmakers say security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader in the opposition-controlled congress as political tensions mount in the crisi...
18:16, 05/08/2019

PM Modi A "Modern-Day Aurangzeb", Says Congress Leader Adding another to the season of name-calling, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "modern-day Aurangzeb" ...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front o...
14:32, 05/08/2019

PM Slams Congress After Sam Pitroda's " Hua Toh Hua" Remark On 1984 Riots Campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections will end this evening. 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states, will go to polls in this phase ...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Sam Pitroda's 1984 Comment "Not The Opinion Of The Party", Says Congress Lacerated over the comments of its top leader Sam Pitroda on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Congress today distanced itself from "remarks made by any i...
09:32, 05/10/2019

"Madhya Pradesh Has 2.5 Chief Ministers": PM Modi's Jab At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government was in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding pow...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Congress Goes To Top Court Over Election Body 'Inaction' On PM's Speeches The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a plea by the Congress that alleged inaction by the Election Commission in looking into alleged poll code viola...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Barr Threatens to Refuse to Testify Before Congress This Week The House Judiciary Committee was planning to question Attorney General William P. Barr on Thursday. But he objects to the panel’s proposed format for...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Hécto...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Self-impeach? Talk shifts toward Trump defiance of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump’s actions: “self-imp...
09:00, 05/11/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Six arrests as investigation into shock shooting near Congress progresses Officials say at least six people have been detained for Thursday’s attack that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provi...
09:48, 05/11/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
22:32, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since t...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
14:16, 05/22/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for bein...
14:00, 05/10/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswa...
13:16, 05/10/2019

Judge rules against Trump in records dispute with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Meht...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member t...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Man Disrupts Congress Presser Over Use Of Yogi Adityanath's Real Name With the national flag in hand, a man today disrupted a Congress presser briefly raising objections on calling Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adity...
15:32, 05/15/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has ...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democra...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Miffed With Re-Polling, YSR Congress Candidate's Son Attacked in Chittoor Enraged by the decision of re-polling, people in Chittoor area on Thursday attacked Mohit Reddy, son of YSR Congress Party's candidate Chevireddy Bhas...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Nativ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether Pr...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Author Richard Ford to be honored by Library of Congress NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Ford, whose novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Independence Day,” is being honored by the Library of Congr...
09:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sour...
17:32, 05/16/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former co...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Honduras Congress stalls reforms after violent protests The Honduran Congress announced on Tuesday it will suspend ratification of new health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatizati...
12:32, 04/30/2019

How Will Congress Give "Nyay", Has Always Done Injustice: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday charged that the Congress has "lies" in its DNA and asked how it will give "Nyay" when it has ...
03:48, 04/30/2019

"Congress Must Die", Says Yogendra Yadav After Exit Polls Show NDA Win The exit polls that predicted a comfortable win for the NDA havegiven ammunition to Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav to shoot at the Congress, a part...
01:16, 05/20/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress, telling reporters, "That's...
10:48, 05/02/2019

PM Modi Extends Attack On Sam Pitroda To Congress "Forefathers" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose remarks on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have triggered a political storm, today said the Congress asks for v...
14:32, 05/13/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress: 'That's a crime' – live House speaker criticized attorney general’s failure to show up for House hearing during her weekly press conferenceSign up to the US briefing and get ...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Pelosi: Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress During a closed-door meeting on Thursday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress.“We sa...
08:48, 05/02/2019

Court Allows Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor To Travel To US A special court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to the US after he was stopped from going abroad pending a decision in his wife...
03:00, 04/30/2019

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out....
12:48, 05/08/2019

Barr cancels second day of testimony, escalating battle with U.S. Congress Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday canceled plans to testify before the House of Representatives about his handling of Special Counsel Robert ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Congress-JDS Will Get Maximum Number Of Lok Sabha Seats: G Parameshwara The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular combine in Karnataka will gain a maximum number of seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls as per an an...
08:48, 05/04/2019

Valerie Plame, Outed C.I.A. Agent, Will Run for Congress in New Mexico “My career in the C.I.A. was cut short by partisan politics, but I’m not done serving our country,” said Ms. Plame, who is running for the House as a ...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including former White House counsel Don McGhan, to...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify bef...
14:32, 05/03/2019

"Congress Will Accomplish 'Mission 25' In Rajasthan": Sachin Pilot Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot today said that BJP had failed to tell people during the Lok Sabha election what had they done for them in t...
05:16, 05/04/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthca...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies o...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accep...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Ru...
13:00, 05/09/2019

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 Natio...
10:00, 05/09/2019

"A Crybaby This Election": Arun Jaitley's Jibe At Congress Amid multiple model code violation allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a blog post today that the ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the coun...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by...
18:48, 05/08/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary...
21:16, 05/07/2019

Ram Madhav's Remarks Show BJP In "Electoral Depression": Congress The Congress on Monday took a dig at BJP over senior party leader Ram Madhav hinting that the BJP would need allies for comfortable majority in the Lo...
16:00, 05/06/2019

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 i...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, ...
17:32, 05/02/2019

"BJP Wants Only Deaf And Dumb Dalits," Alleges Congress's Udit Raj The BJP wants "deaf and dumb" dalits, Congress'sUdit Raj has alleged; he had recently quit the BJP after he was denied a ticket to contest the nationa...
00:48, 05/08/2019

Former CIA officer Valerie Plame running for Congress in New Mexico Valerie Plame, a former U.S. intelligence officer whose cover was blown by officials in the administration of former President George W. Bush in the r...
20:00, 05/09/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized ...
21:32, 05/07/2019

"Hua Toh Hua": Congress's Sam Pitroda Shredded by PM Modi For 1984 Remark Congress leader Sam Pitroda's "Hua to hua" comment on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots showed the "character and mentality" of the party, Prime Minister Naren...
05:32, 05/10/2019

'Tentative date' of May 15 agreed for Mueller to testify before Congress Democratic congressman says: ‘We hope that the special counsel will appear’ while Trump tweets: ‘Bob Mueller should not testify’Robert Mueller may be ...
16:48, 05/05/2019

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disap...
12:32, 05/20/2019

‘This Is Unprecedented.’ Why William Barr’s Contempt of Congress Charge Matters Tensions between the legislative and executive branch have been simmering for weeks, but they reached a nadir Wednesday. House Democrats on the Judici...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Fight With Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Meht...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Rae Bareli After Attack On Congress Legislator Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi flew to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday to meet Congress legislator Aditi Singh and members of the...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Congress, BJP Leaders Arrested For Livestreaming Voting On Facebook Live You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police have arrested two local leaders for upl...
04:16, 05/20/2019

Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congress The Library of Congress hosts a vast library of public domain images that can be used for anything you want, including commercial use. And they occasi...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Congress has no right to conduct ‘do-over’ of Mueller investigation: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democra...
17:16, 05/15/2019

In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Heading For Big Defeat, Predicts Poll Of Polls The pattern of the Congress crashing out in states it won in the assembly elections has continued in Karnataka, exit polls predicted today. The party,...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and...
15:32, 05/20/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continue...
18:16, 05/08/2019

Congress Slams Poll Body Over Clean Chit To PM Modi The Congress has expressed disappointment over the Election Commission's clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech in Wardha, saying i...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before a congressional committee about ...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Congress Worker Stabbed, 3 Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha A Congress worker was stabbed to death, while three polling personnel were suspended for violation of norms in Odisha, where the fourth and final phas...
16:16, 04/29/2019

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition reque...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wan...
12:32, 04/29/2019

Message Undelivered: Weak Election Campaign Hurts Congress In January, Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late l...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Goa Congress Bypoll Candidate Denies BJP Claim That He Wanted Ticket The BJP on Sunday claimed the Congress Panaji Assembly bypoll candidate Atanasio Monserrate had approached them for a ticket, a charge denied by him....
18:16, 05/05/2019

Gujarat BJP Says Exit Polls "As Expected", Congress Dismisses Claims Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Punjab Likely To Be Silver Lining For Congress, Exit Polls Predict The two-year-old government of Amarinder Singh in Punjab, which the BJP hoped was facing some amount of anti-incumbency, could fare the best among the...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Deadline expires for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report A congressional subpoena deadline for the U.S. Justice Department to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Rus...
08:32, 05/01/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a...
14:00, 05/08/2019

New York Inches Closer on Law That Would Let Congress See Trump’s State Tax Returns (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to...
13:48, 05/08/2019

Congress Of 2019 Is Different, Says Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Congress of 2019 is different from that of 2014 as the party is giving more importance to regional leaders than it was doing earlier and has also ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take a...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Congress Has Joined Hands With Those Baying For PM's Blood: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani today blasted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, saying his party has "joined hands" with a political outfit whose candidate was...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Don't Let PM Travel With Motorcade In Varanasi, Congress Tells Poll Body The Congress on Saturday asked the Election Commission not to grant Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to travel with his motorcade in Varanasi o...
13:32, 05/18/2019

HD Kumaraswamy's Advice To Congress-JDS Leaders Ahead Of Poll Results Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday asked leaders Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and Congress to abstain from commenting against each other...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Pelosi: Congress can use impeachment to legally justify Trump subpoenas House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been loath to endorse the ideas of impeaching President Trump or using Congress' inherent contempt power to detain Atto...
11:32, 05/16/2019

IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns A showdown between the White House and House Democrats over the release of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns comes down to one man: Charle...
17:16, 05/05/2019

FIR Against Congress Leaders Over Poll Code Violation In Madhya Pradesh An FIR has been filed against sitting MP from Ratlam and senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister Surendra Singh Hon...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Yale's Sonnenfeld explains how Congress should approach Boeing's hearings on the 737 Max Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what might happen if Boe...
14:32, 05/08/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican b...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Mayawati's Warning After BSP Candidate In Madhya Pradesh Joins Congress A day after a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate for the national election quit and joined the Congress to help the party in a parliamentary seat in ...
03:00, 04/30/2019

After Godse Row, Congress Switches To Mahatma Gandhi Photo On Twitter The Congress changed its Twitter profile photo to that of Mahatma Gandhi to attack the BJP in the Nathuram Godse comment row exacerbated by Pragya Sin...
10:48, 05/17/2019

William Barr grilled by Congress after release of Mueller Report Attorney General William Barr testifies before Congress for the first time since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Mamata Banerjee, In Fight With PM Modi, Gets Congress, Mayawati Support Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, fighting to defend her turf against the BJP's aggressive campaign to score in the national election, today than...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a S...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash WASHINGTON (AP) — For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty su...
22:48, 05/17/2019

For Weaker Candidates, Congress Has A Strategy. Priyanka Gandhi Explains Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today said the party will cut into BJP votes in Uttar Pradesh where its candidates are not strong enough for an outri...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Congress Lists 6 Surgical Strikes During Its Tenure, Returns BJP Barbs The Congress on Thursday came out with a list of six anti-terror surgical strikes carried out during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule, asser...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Congress displays political art of the empty chair after Barr no-show Political theater sometimes calls for props. On Thursday Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pulled out a classic: the ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

For Congress, OROP Means One Rahul, One Priyanka, Says Amit Shah BJP President Amit Shah asserted at a public rally in Himachal Pradesh's Nahan that the Narendra Modi government not just ensured national security bu...
13:32, 05/12/2019

Bankura District Magistrate Removed After BJP-Trinamool Congress Clashes The Election Commission today ordered the removal of Bankura District Magistrate Uma Shankar, following clashes between Trinamool Congress and BJP wor...
13:32, 05/12/2019

Second deadline for DOJ to give Congress full Mueller report expires A second congressional subpoena deadline for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert...
07:32, 05/06/2019

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his ...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objectiv...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Will "Clean Up" Economic Data Gathering If Congress Wins: P Chidambaram The Congress party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins the general election this month, said senior party leader P C...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medica...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Challenge Congress To Fight In Name Of "Bofors-Accused" Rajiv Gandhi: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been shredded by the opposition for his comment on Rajiv Gandhi, today amplified the argument, challenging the C...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Valerie Plame, Famed Ex-CIA Operative, Announces Run for Congress in New Mexico (SANTA FE, N.M.) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination to an open congressional seat in New Mexi...
09:16, 05/10/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What doe...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Juan Williams says Congress is asking 'legitimate questions,' not 'going after' Trump Jr. with subpoena President Trump slammed The Senate Intelligence Committee after they issued a subpoena for his son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday, but Fox News host J...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — They call it a “constitutional crisis,” but is it? Stunned by the White House’s blanket refusal to comply with ove...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription cos...
11:00, 04/28/2019

10 Million Signatures Urging Trump Impeachment Delivered To Congress Two House Democrats on Thursday joined activists at the US Capitol who presented Congress with signatures of 10 million people calling on lawmakers to...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democrati...
16:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international t...
09:48, 05/22/2019

Urmila Matondkar Latest Bollywood Personality To Be Fielded By Congress Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar, who joined the Congress this week, is the latest Bollywood figure fielded by the party from the Mumbai North Lok Sab...
13:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying af...
15:48, 05/21/2019

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the o...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Congress Asks Election Body To Act Against PM Over Rajiv Gandhi Remarks The Congress has written to the Election Commission seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Model Code with hi...
22:48, 05/05/2019

Congress Leader Jairam Ramesh Gets Bail In Defamation Case A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh in a defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek against him and ''The...
04:16, 05/09/2019

Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint WASHINGTON (AP) — With questions mounting over President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, top national security officials are heading to Capit...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Ask RBI To Disclose List Of Wilful Loan Defaulters: Congress To Centre The Congress on Sunday demanded that the BJP-led government direct the RBI to disclose the list of wilful loan defaulters, alleging it was not doing s...
22:32, 04/28/2019

"Exit Polls Just To Discourage You": Priyanka Gandhi To Congress Workers A day after exit polls predicted a sweeping victory for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress leader Pri...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here’s Why That’s Changing Carrie Carpenter started as a full-time waitress at a South Dakota Cracker Barrel in 2016. Seven months later, she had her fourth child. Before her da...
05:00, 05/04/2019

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India’s old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer ...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seekin...
11:00, 05/21/2019

PM Modi Is "Losing And Is Desperate": Congress Leader Salman Khurshid Unlike in the Bihar Assembly elections, the Muslim vote has split between the Congress and the SP-BSP alliance in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pra...
06:16, 05/16/2019

On PM's Congress-Samajwadi "Games" Allegations, Mayawati's Unity Message Mayawati today countered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Congress and the Samajwadi Party were using her, with a strong message of unity. T...
06:16, 05/05/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report la...
17:32, 05/20/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad's U-Turn After "Congress Doesn't Want PM's Post" Remark A day after senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Congress was only keen on defeating the NDA and the prime minister's post was not its pri...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress Justice department says McGahn cannot be compelled to talkHouse panel chair Jerry Nadler condemns interventionDonald Trump has blocked the former Whit...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials aro...
06:09, 05/01/2019

"Enfeebled Commission": Congress Attacks Poll Body Over VVPAT Decision The Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Election Commission after it rejected a demand by opposition parties to tally Voter Verifiable Paper...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicat...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Biden: Congress would have 'no alternative' to impeachment if Trump blocked Mueller probe Joe Biden argued in a new interview that Congress would have "no alternative" but to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the Preside...
06:09, 05/01/2019

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a ...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Congress Leader Jitin Prasada's Sister Finds Out Her Vote Is Already Cast Former union minister Jitin Prasada said my sister went to the polling booth, she found her name had been ticked and the presiding officer told her th...
04:48, 04/29/2019

House Judiciary schedules vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote for later this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of ...
11:16, 05/06/2019