REGIONBUSINESSWORLD.NEWS: Top News 08:34, 2019-09-11

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister

Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by tak...

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister

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Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corrupti...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Woman shot in the chest at former Olympian’s equestrian center A woman was shot on the property of a high-end equestrian facility in New Jersey owned and operated by a former member of the 2008 US Olympic dressage team — and one person is in custody, accord...
14:00, 2019-08-08

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Former Olympian charged in shooting that left woman with multiple gunshot wounds at equestrian facility A former member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team allegedly shot a woman multiple times at his New Jersey equestrian facility Wednesday, police said....
22:00, 2019-08-09

Priti Patel appointed UK interior minister: statement Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, named Priti Patel as interior minister on Wednesday, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
20:51, 2019-07-24

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
17:17, 2019-05-30

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state government employees....
21:51, 2019-05-27

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice foreign minister, China's State Council or the......
17:17, 2019-05-29

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond on food, puppies, keto diet and why she's not like the Gaineses Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, opened up about her Food Network show, her cookbooks and her new dog treat collaboration.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Pioneer Woman Star Ree Drummond's Teen Daughter Arrested for Public Intoxication The Pioneer Woman's 19-year-old daughter Paige Drummond made headlines on Wednesday afternoon for an unexpected reason: she was arrested. The teen was arrested for having and......
23:17, 2019-06-19

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond's Teen Daughter Enjoys Christian Summer Camp After Arrest Ree Drummond's daughter is putting any and all legal drama behind her. Earlier this week, 19-year-old Paige Drummond took to Instagram where she documented her time at a Christian......
00:00, 2019-07-24

History made as the first Canadian woman appointed to captain major cruise ship Wendy Williams is set to make history as the first Canadian female captain of a major cruise ship when she takes the helm of Virgin Voyages' newest ship....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all quit as government exodus begins before Boris Johnson is appointed prime minister Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart, David Gauke, David Lidington, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox and Greg Clark all resign Boris Johnson becomes UK's new Prime Minister...
20:17, 2019-07-24

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruling BJP in Chandigarh on Thursday....
19:34, 2019-08-01

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a.....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the E...
20:17, 2019-09-05

"BJP Offering Minister Post, Money, Won't Accept": BSP Lawmaker Ramabai Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Ramabai on Monday claimed to have been offered a ministerial berth and crores of rupees by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in exchange for withdrawing support from the.....
21:51, 2019-05-27

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
00:00, 2019-06-04

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on...
03:17, 2019-06-15

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter...
14:34, 2019-07-17

The Latest: Woman’s dead body found outside lawmaker’s home POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into human remains found outside the home of a former Arkansas lawmaker (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Authorities say human remains found outside...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Balasore Lawmaker Pratap Chandra Sarangi Takes Oath As Minister Of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi, the newly elected BJP parliamentarian from Odisha, took oath as the Minister of State at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
23:34, 2019-05-30

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State...
08:00, 2019-06-15

On Camera, Bihar Lawmaker Forcibly Dances With Woman During Manipur Visit An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
13:17, 2019-06-10

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative P...
21:17, 2019-06-10

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of...
00:34, 2019-07-17

Nirmala Sitharaman, First Full-Time Woman Defence Minister, Takes Oath Nirmala Sitharaman today took oath as a Union minister at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Ms Sitharaman was the first woman to be appointed full-time Defence......
17:17, 2019-05-30

Former Olympian charged with attempted murder A former US Olympian was charged with two counts of attempted murder Thursday after a shooting was reported at his New Jersey farm, authorities said....
01:00, 2019-08-11

Luke Campbell, an Olympian overshadowed If the London 2012 gold medallist has been overlooked as a pro, Luke Campbell promises that after he fights Lomachenko on Saturday he won't be forgotten The post Luke Campbell, an Olympian overshadowe...
00:34, 2019-08-31

Olympian accidentally runs over 1-year-old son, killing him An Olympic athlete picking up party supplies for his son’s first birthday tragically ran over the boy in the driveway of their Australian home — killing him, a report says. Aussie track st...
23:00, 2019-07-14

Equestrian allegedly shot by ex-Olympian feared for her life A former US dressage Olympian shot an award-winning equestrian on the grounds of his ritzy, 53-acre New Jersey sprawl — days after she wrote online that her life had been threatened, authorities said ...
08:34, 2019-08-09

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
23:34, 2019-08-01

Former Olympian involved in shooting at New Jersey equestrian facility: report A former member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team allegedly shot and wounded a woman at his New Jersey equestrian facility Wednesday, according to a report....
03:34, 2019-08-09

Prosecutors charge ex-Olympian Michael Barisone with attempted murder Authorities have charged a 2008 U.S. Olympian who's now an equestrian coach with two counts of attempted murder, saying he shot a woman on his New Jersey farm....
22:00, 2019-08-09

Ashley Wagner: Olympian says she was assaulted by fellow US skater Coughlin Olympic bronze medalist details assault in essay for USA TodayWagner, 28, names two-time US pairs champion John CoughlinLongtime US figure skating star Ashley Wagner said she was sexually assaulted by...
19:34, 2019-08-01

Olympian and DWTS Champion Meryl Davis Marries Fedor Andreev Meryl Davis is married! The Olympic ice dancing champion and former winner of Dancing With the Stars wed Russian-Canadian figure skater Fedor Andreev on Saturday in the South of France,......
06:01, 2019-06-23

Equestrienne shot on Olympian’s farm identified as award-winning rider The equestrienne shot on a ritzy New Jersey farm was identified by sources as national medalist Lauren Kanarek, as charges were announced against the former US Olympian who owns the sprawl. Kanarek, 3...
01:34, 2019-08-09

Equestrian allegedly shot by ex-Olympian Michael Barisone feared for her life A former US dressage Olympian shot an award-winning equestrian on the grounds of his ritzy, 53-acre New Jersey sprawl — days after she wrote online that her life had been threatened, authorities said ...
17:34, 2019-08-09

Former Olympian Michael Barisone charged with attempted murder in connection with shooting Michael Barisone, a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic dressage team, was charged with two counts of attempted murder related to a Wednesday shooting.       ...
05:34, 2019-08-09

‘I was a dangerous person’: Casey Legler on life as a teenage Olympian – and raging alcoholic At 19, Legler broke the Olympic freestyle swimming record. But she was also an alcoholic and drug dealer who had suffered years of abuse from her trainers. She is surprised she is still alive, she say...
12:34, 2019-09-12

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-t...
05:17, 2019-05-30

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former...
04:34, 2019-06-20

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
22:51, 2019-05-24

Track coach and ex-Olympian arrested amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years Ex-Olympian Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on one felony count of sexual battery amid an ESPN report that more than 30 athletes were molested by him.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

With a New Baby, Sponsor and Mission, Olympian Allyson Felix Is in the Race to Save Black Mothers When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored ...
00:34, 2019-08-02

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — and healing.        ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

R.I.P. D.A. Pennebaker, observational documentary pioneer D.A. Pennebaker, who won an honorary Academy Award celebrating a life-long career of observing, documenting, and elevating the wide and fascinating world of human behavior on film, has died. Pennebake...
02:00, 2019-08-04

R.I.P. psychedelic pioneer Roky Erickson Roky Erickson has died. The former frontman of legendary Texas psychedelic rock pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators, Erickson’s legacy is typically viewed through one of two tightly interwoven threads: ...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Cryptocurrency pioneer is man behind bid for Buffett lunch OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A cryptocurrency pioneer is behind a more than $4.5 million charity bid to have a private lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The Glide Foundation said in a news release...
20:51, 2019-06-03

New Renault Zoe to pioneer innovative car sharing technology Car sharing is integral to Renault's plans to tackle emissions As well as more electric vehicles, car sharing will be vital in helping car makers hit fleet CO2 targets Car sharing software is being...
12:51, 2019-06-13

An AI Pioneer Explains the Evolution of Neural Networks Google's Geoff Hinton was a pioneer in researching the neural networks that now underlie much of artificial intelligence. He persevered when few others agreed....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Lee Iacocca Was an Early Pioneer of Electric Mobility A full decade before Zero launched its first electric motorcycle in 2008, essentially a 140-pound mountain bike, Lee Iacocca was already selling an electric-assisted bicycle. They’re everywhere today...
09:17, 2019-07-03

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
03:34, 2019-07-17

10 customer experience lessons from a CRM pioneer and trailblazer Eighty-four percent of customers say the experience a company provides is as important as its products and services. Michael Maoz, a senior vice president of Innovation Strategy at Salesforce, has bee...
23:34, 2019-08-05

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs rang...
00:17, 2019-07-16

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93 Concerned about what happens when people fall and can’t reach a telephone to call an ambulance, Mr. Dibner, a psychologist, developed a system to help....
22:17, 2019-07-11

D.A. Pennebaker, Pioneer of Cinéma Vérité in America, Dies at 94 With films that observed political and pop cultural figures — including, notably, Bob Dylan — Mr. Pennebaker “invented nothing less than the modern documentary.”...
04:34, 2019-08-04

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Rock n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew dead at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a Shame," ''I'm Walkin,'" and "Let the Four Winds Blow...
23:34, 2019-06-23

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landing a man on the moon 50 years ago this month, Russia...
21:34, 2019-07-19

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
14:32, 2019-05-21

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boosting a sector that has been hit by drought and tou...
16:00, 2019-07-19

Pioneer US Satire Magazine To Stop Publishing After 70-Year Run MAD magazine, the once-subversive humor publication that helped redefine American satire and influenced a half-century of comedians and comic artists, will soon disappear from the newsstand. And after...
15:17, 2019-07-05

Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Rory Kennedy Remembers Documentary Pioneer D.A. Pennebaker D.A. Pennebaker, who died on Aug. 1 at 94, made monumental contributions to the field of documentary filmmaking. My own gratitude for his work is personal as well as professional: his free-moving came...
09:34, 2019-08-09

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will help him to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
20:51, 2019-07-24

BL Santhosh Appointed BJP's New General Secretary BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday elevated party's joint general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh as its general secretary (organisation), a day after Ramlal was moved back to the RSS after holding...
04:51, 2019-07-15

UK PM spokesman declines to specify when new ambassador to U.S. will be appointed A new British ambassador to the United States will be appointed in due course, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, declining to offer a timetable for when that might happen....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88 Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South Ame...
15:51, 2019-07-07

Britain’s £50 Note Will Honor Computing Pioneer Alan Turing During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until...
18:17, 2019-07-15

VR pioneer Leap Motion reportedly sells to UltraHaptics for $30 million VR/AR startup Leap Motion has been sold to a rival business named UltraHaptics, according to the Wall Street Journal. The price for the company was reportedly around $30 million -- it was said to be v...
02:51, 2019-05-31

Joao Gilberto, pioneer of bossa nova music, dead at 88 With his unique playing style and modern jazz influences, Gilberto created the beat that defined bossa nova, helping launch the genre with his song “Bim-Bom.”...
07:51, 2019-07-07

U.S. shale producer Pioneer Natural Resources cuts 25% of workforce Pioneer Natural Resources Co, one of the largest producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, announced on Tuesday that it had cut about a quarter of its workforce to save costs and bo...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
00:34, 2019-09-10

Sun Wen appointed China football vice president Former FIFA female player of the year Sun Wen has been elected a vice president of the Chinese Football Association as China seeks to revamp its lagging national program      ...
08:17, 2019-08-23

5 Officers, Including Joint Secretary, Appointed To PMO In a series of appointments, the Prime Minister's office (PMO) inducted five officers, including a joint secretary, three deputy secretaries and a director on Friday....
20:34, 2019-08-30

Sanjay Singh Appointed As AAP's Rajasthan In-Charge The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday appointed its Rajya Sabha lawmaker Sanjay Singh as its Rajasthan in-charge, following its heavy defeat in the Lok Sabha election across the nation....
03:17, 2019-05-26

Kiran More Appointed Interim USA Cricket Coach The USA Cricket has also appointed former India spinner Sunil Joshi as spin bowling advisor, and Pravin Amre and Kieran Powell as advisors for the batting department....
23:17, 2019-07-13

Benitez appointed Dalian head coach "Rafa Benitez has been unveiled as the new head coach of Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang, with the former Newcastle United and Liverpool boss replacing Choi Kang-hee at the helm."...
12:17, 2019-07-02

René Favaloro: Heart surgery pioneer celebrated in Google doodle Argentinian surgeon René Favaloro pioneered heart bypass surgery in the 1960s, extending the lives of millions who suffer from coronary artery blockages...
13:17, 2019-07-12

Pioneer Feng happy Chinese women's golf in good hands Chinese golf pioneer Shanshan Feng did not have any company when she joined the LPGA Tour in 2008, but will happily leave it in good hands with a bunch of compatriots ready to assume the spotlight aft...
23:34, 2019-05-29

Pioneer Natural Resources adjusted profit rises 40% on higher production Pioneer Natural Resources Co reported a 40% rise in quarterly adjusted profit on Tuesday, as the Permian pure-play oil producer benefited from higher output....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Brazilians mourn death of bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto Brazilians — most of them at least — are mourning the loss of João Gilberto, one of the inventors of bossa nova music, which gained worldwide popularity in the 1960s...
19:51, 2019-07-07

NASA pioneer, mission control architect Chris Kraft dies at 95 NASA pioneer and former Johnson Space Center Director Christopher Kraft Jr. -- the man who created the space agency's legendary mission control centers -- died Monday. He was 95....
18:51, 2019-07-23

Former ESPN ombudsman, sports journalism pioneer Le Anne Schreiber dies at 73 Former ESPN ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber died Friday at 73. She was first female sports editor at a major American daily newspaper for the Times.        ...
15:51, 2019-06-05

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Finan...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
04:51, 2019-06-21

'Perfectly real' deepfakes will arrive in 6 months to a year, technology pioneer Hao Li says "Soon, it's going to get to the point where there is no way that we can actually detect [deepfakes] anymore, so we have to look at other types of solutions," says Hao Li....
04:17, 2019-09-21

New Governors Appointed; Anandiben Patel Replaces Ram Naik In UP Former interlocutor on Naga talks RN Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal legislator Jagdeep Dhankhar was......
13:51, 2019-07-20

Danny Cowley appointed manager of Huddersfield Town Brother Nicky follows him from Lincoln as assistant managerHuddersfield say Cowley one of ‘most detailed managers around’Huddersfield Town have confirmed the appointment of Danny Cowley as manager. Co...
18:34, 2019-09-09

Prakash Javadekar Appointed BJP Poll Incharge For Delhi Gearing up for the upcoming Assembly polls, the BJP on Friday appointed Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Narendra Singh Tomar as its incharge for elections in Delhi and Haryana respectively....
13:34, 2019-08-09

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the h...
15:51, 2019-05-28

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett ...
21:17, 2019-09-18

Shoaib Akhtar "Surprised" Misbah-ul-Haq Not Appointed PCB Chairman Shoaib Akhtar took a humorous dig at Misbah-ul-Haq, a day after the latter was appointed as the head coach and chief selector of Pakistan cricket team....
14:51, 2019-09-05

Marc Maron has some thoughts about newbie Conan O'Brien being named a podcasting pioneer Look, Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend is a really good podcast, okay? All 30-plus episodes of the late-night legend’s first foray into the “no makeup, no hair” world of online celebrity chit-chat are gen...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Google used 107,000 solar panels to create a portrait of Apollo 11 pioneer Margaret Hamilton In celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic moon landing mission, Google built a massive portrait of Apollo 11 software lead Margaret Hamilton using only solar panels and the reflection ...
22:51, 2019-07-19

'In a New Light: Alice Schille and the American Watercolor Movement' Review: A Pioneer of the Medium An exhibition revives the reputation of Alice Schille: Once one of the most accomplished and recognized watercolorists in the U.S., she was nearly forgotten by the time of her death....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Beauty queen. Journalist. Pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, What Do We Need Men For author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen, cheerleader.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
20:17, 2019-06-02

Beauty queen, journalist, pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen and cheerleader.        ...
14:34, 2019-07-04

Timeline: Autonomous car pioneer Levandowski faces criminal charges of stealing from Alphabet The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company's self-driving car technol...
00:00, 2019-08-28

Sean Parker, a Facebook and Napster Pioneer, to Start Cancer Immunotherapy Effort Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer....
15:17, 2019-05-21

TIMELINE-Autonomous car pioneer Levandowski faces criminal charges of stealing from Alphabet The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer of stealing the company's self-driving car technolo...
00:00, 2019-08-28

Political novice Honcharuk appointed Ukraine PM, to focus on economy Political novice and presidential protege Oleksiy Honcharuk was appointed as Ukraine's prime minister on Thursday and said economic reforms aimed at accelerating growth would be the focus of his premi...
22:34, 2019-08-29

New Governors Appointed In 5 States, Tamil Nadu BJP Chief Gets Telangana The chief of the BJP's Tamil Nadu BJP, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan and former Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya are on the list of five new Governors announced by President Ram Nath Kovind today....
13:00, 2019-09-01

Pranab Mukherjee's Daughter Appointed Congress National Spokesperson The Congress on Monday appointed former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and and ex-Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's son Anshul Kumar as national spokespersons....
16:34, 2019-09-09

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan Preside...
08:51, 2019-08-22

Mueller flubs on which president appointed him to prosecutor post in Massachusetts Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller confused which president appointed him the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts back in the 1980s....
22:17, 2019-07-24

Acting Chief Justices Appointed To High Courts Of Four States Following the elevation of chief justices of four high courts as judges of the Supreme Court, acting chief justices have been appointed there, the Law Ministry has said....
22:17, 2019-09-21

Maricopa County attorney appointed to Arizona Supreme Court PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he’s appointing the controversial pros...
01:17, 2019-09-05

Rahul Dravid Appointed Head Of National Cricket Academy Rahul Dravid will look after all cricket related activities at the NCA and will be involved in mentoring, coaching, training and motivating players, coaches and the support staff at the academy....
19:17, 2019-07-08

Nowhere is safe to hide in war-torn Yemen, say UN-appointed rights experts The people of Yemen have been subject to “numerous” possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and sexual abuse in detention, UN-appointed senior rights experts said ...
00:17, 2019-09-04

Priti Patel Appointed UK's First Indian-Origin Home Secretary Priti Patel, an ardent Brexiteer who was among the most vocal critics of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, on Wednesday took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary in the newly-unveiled.....
04:17, 2019-07-25

Phillip Cocu appointed Derby manager on a four-year deal Former Netherlands midfielder replaces LampardCan’t wait to start this adventure, says 48-year-oldDerby County have appointed the former Netherlands international Phillip Cocu as Frank Lampard’s manag...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Trump-appointed NASA head just declared Pluto a planet again NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine – a politician who’s probably seen one or two episodes of “Cosmos” – has officially declared Pluto a planet again. His reasoning: that’s the way he learned it in high school...
12:34, 2019-08-28

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminate that problem in the future....
18:17, 2019-06-17

Pioneer Natural profit beats, takes 'Permian pure play' tag with asset sale Pioneer Natural Resources beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, and said it sold its Eagle Ford and remaining assets in South Texas to become a pure-play Permian basin producer....
04:34, 2019-05-22

| BREAKING | Enoch Nkwe appointed Proteas interim team director Cricket South Africa has announced the appointment of Enoch Nkwe as the interim team director for the Proteas for the upcoming T20 and Test Series against India....
10:34, 2019-08-09

Special Prosecutor Appointed In Smollett Probe To Investigate Dropped Charges CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett. On Friday, Cook County Judge Mich...
18:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
00:51, 2019-05-30

JP Nadda Appointed BJP Working President, Amit Shah Remains Boss For Now Former Union Minister JP Nadda was named the BJP's Working President today, ending weeks of speculation on whether Amit Shah, who was given charge of the home ministry, will retain both posts....
18:51, 2019-06-17

Parminder Singh Dhindsa Appointed Akali Dal's Leader Of Legislative Party Former Akali minister and MLA Parminder Singh Dhindsa was on Friday appointed as leader of the Shiromani Akali Dal's legislative party in the Punjab assembly....
22:51, 2019-08-02

Obvious Nepotism: This 5-Year-Old Boy Was Just Appointed Grocery Shopping Helper By His Own Parents There are so many people in this world who seem to rise to the top buoyed only by the privilege they were born into. This story is just another shameful example of the culture of nepotism that exists ...
20:17, 2019-09-16

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newl...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Antonio Conte excited for 'new chapter' after being appointed Inter head coach Former Chelsea manager replaces Luciano SpalettiInternazionale fourth in Serie A this seasonFormer Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been appointed head coach at Internazionale, the Serie A side have ...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Trump slams Fed chair he appointed last year as an 'enemy' – live news US president said Jerome Powell had let the country down and compared him to a golfer who was unable to putt, ahead of Powell’s speech todaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.25pm ...
17:51, 2019-08-23

Darren Lehman appointed coach of Hundred team Northern Superchargers Darren Lehmann, who left his job as Australia coach in the wake of the sandpaper scandal last spring, has been confirmed as the men's coach of Northern Superchargers, the Leeds-based team in the Hundr...
03:51, 2019-08-21

Mohan Markam Appointed Chhattisgarh Congress Chief With Rahul Gandhi Nod Congress legislator Mohan Markham was appointed as the head of the party's Chhattisgarh unit today, replacing Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The move comes at a time when the Congress is still coming....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Kieron Pollard Appointed West Indies' Limited-Overs Captain Kieron Pollard will take over the captaincy from Jason Holder in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Carlos Brathwaite in the Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is)....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Government-Appointed Task Force On Direct Tax Code Submits Report The task force was assigned to draft direct tax laws in line with the norms prevalent in other countries, incorporating international best practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the......
18:17, 2019-08-19

Dominic LeBlanc’s family, donors appointed to 5 of 6 recent N.B. judicial vacancies The appointments include the wife of Dominic LeBlanc's brother-in-law and prominent donors to both the Liberal Party and the federal Liberal association for LeBlanc's riding. ...
20:17, 2019-07-02

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls 'freaking stupid' A pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to navigate through traffic, instead of cameras, just a few weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Olympian John Carlos on 1968 Brent Musburger criticism: He 'doesn't even exist in my mind' During a forum on athletes and activism Thursday, Olympian John Carlos discussed a 1968 Brent Musburger column that harshly criticized his protest with Tommie Smith at those Summer Games.   ...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
20:17, 2019-06-18

MOVES-Former Petrobras CEO Ivan Monteiro appointed as Nubank risk committee member Brazilian financial startup Nubank has appointed former Petroleo Brasileiro SA's Chief Executive Ivan Monteiro as a member of its risk committee and finance consultant, it said on Monday in a statemen...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Newly-Appointed Chinese Envoy Vows To Work For Better China-India Ties Newly-appointed Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and resolved to work for building better ties between the two Asian giants....
18:34, 2019-07-21

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khas...
02:17, 2019-06-21

Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea manager as club legend returns to Stamford Bridge - Lampard 'immensely proud' to return to Chelsea - Granovskaia: Lampard is 'one of the most talented young coaches in the game' - Lampard's in-tray: Five key areas he must address...
11:51, 2019-07-04

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed c...
18:34, 2019-06-19

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives ov...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Jesse Watters: Joe Biden a 'civil rights pioneer,' Dem critics trying to apply '2019 morality on the reality of 1972 America' Should Democratic presidential candidate apologize for saying he could work with Senate segregationists in the past or should he continue to refuse? Fox News Jesse Watters defended Biden's position on...
03:00, 2019-06-21

Khashoggi murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator: Special in-depth UN News interview In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khas...
05:51, 2019-08-04

Chef Vinesh Johny Appointed AS Deputy Chief Expert For Pastry And Confectionery At WorldSkills Kazan Under the new position, Chef Vinesh will be vested with task of ensuring smooth functioning of future events. He will also train many more enthusiasts under the Patisserie and Baking segments....
08:34, 2019-08-31

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development.....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Japan economy minister Motegi front-runner to be next foreign minister: Yomiuri Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is set to replace Taro Kono as foreign minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet on Sept. 11, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Wednesd...
05:51, 2019-09-04

British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
11:17, 2019-05-25

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Mas...
02:00, 2019-05-22

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa....
09:17, 2019-06-01

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
22:34, 2019-05-21

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document se...
00:00, 2019-07-13

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on ...
22:00, 2019-08-08

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the ...
04:34, 2019-09-09

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall o...
00:34, 2019-05-26

Newly Appointed Special Prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett Case Will Reinvestigate the Actor’s Infamous Tale and the Saga That Followed Talk about making a federal case out of something. A Chicago judge on Friday appointed a former U.S. attorney—a fed, y’all—as special prosecutor to investigate what one guesses should be referred to a...
14:17, 2019-08-24

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple fou...
16:34, 2019-08-10

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
15:17, 2019-06-11

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health and family will all factor into his decision....
01:17, 2019-09-02

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
11:00, 2019-06-18

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’...
19:17, 2019-06-30

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
20:34, 2019-07-24

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games &...
01:17, 2019-07-05

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
20:34, 2019-07-24

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declar...
19:17, 2019-09-18

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
09:00, 2019-07-22

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination....
04:00, 2019-08-27

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer to the world of esports over the last few years. It...
12:34, 2019-09-12

Meta View acquires assets of augmented reality pioneer Meta New spatial computing company Meta View today announced it has acquired the assets of Meta, a pioneer in augmented reality head-mounted displays.Read More...
00:34, 2019-05-29

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December...
07:34, 2019-05-24

UK business minister and trade minister go as Johnson becomes PM Britain's business minister Greg Clark and trade minister Liam Fox both said they would no longer be in government after Boris Johnson was formally appointed prime minister on Wednesday....
19:34, 2019-07-24

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that r...
21:17, 2019-09-18

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping with an anabolic steroid        ...
19:51, 2019-05-27

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
10:34, 2019-07-24

America's Cup winners back in groove for Olympics tilt Winning the Tokyo Olympics test event in Enoshima may have appeared a cakewalk for Rio gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, but the duo said it had taken them some time to get used to the 49er...
15:17, 2019-08-22

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will ...
03:17, 2019-08-21

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
11:17, 2019-09-03

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic at...
00:34, 2019-06-01

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” airing Tuesday ...
01:17, 2019-08-20

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and th...
20:00, 2019-07-23

US Olympics body may sanction athletes for Trump protests Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to social issues in the US that they feel are spiralin...
11:34, 2019-08-12

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
20:00, 2019-06-23

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
19:34, 2019-07-02

Joe Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympics baseball qualifier DURHAM, N.C. — Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. ...
15:34, 2019-08-08

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment b...
11:00, 2019-09-11

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profi...
14:34, 2019-06-17

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing ...
21:00, 2019-05-22

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics        ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 1...
02:17, 2019-09-15

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decadePractice of destroying positive samples leaves no recourseWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer S...
05:34, 2019-08-07

Tokyo Olympics undecided on Placido Domingo appearance The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into allegations the opera star sexually harassed women ...
19:34, 2019-08-30

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  Here’s more from our Monday sportscast:...
22:17, 2019-09-03

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
12:51, 2019-07-05

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapi...
13:34, 2019-07-18

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Bre...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games....
04:51, 2019-06-14

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
21:17, 2019-05-27

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh start after seeking treatment in October amid strugg...
19:17, 2019-08-01

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time       ...
12:34, 2019-06-12

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage ...
03:34, 2019-09-12

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
16:17, 2019-07-24

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
07:00, 2019-07-05

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting even...
22:34, 2019-09-11

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth bu...
09:17, 2019-07-23

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s mo...
09:17, 2019-07-23

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhausting journey to a sporting Shangri La....
08:51, 2019-08-01

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chie...
15:17, 2019-07-23

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Ga...
18:00, 2019-07-05

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
22:00, 2019-09-13

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidl...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
13:17, 2019-08-19

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation int...
12:17, 2019-09-14

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
14:34, 2019-08-13

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The vete...
01:51, 2019-06-28

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
13:00, 2019-08-08

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Pari...
21:34, 2019-06-23

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
21:34, 2019-07-05

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
15:51, 2019-09-19

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
10:34, 2019-08-10

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK nation...
06:34, 2019-08-09

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics "A mixed team time trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year\u0027s world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday."...
13:17, 2019-09-19

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
07:51, 2019-06-20

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D event...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out.       ...
04:51, 2019-09-06

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Reeve, Hughes, Rizzotti named assistant coaches for Olympics NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women’s national basketball team is keeping its coaching staff intact for the Olympics. World Cup assistants Dan Hughes, Cheryl Reeve and Jen Rizzotti will return for th...
20:17, 2019-06-20

| Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely "overwhelmed"....
09:51, 2019-09-18

Dominic Raab appointed UK foreign secretary, first secretary of state: statement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Dominic Raab as foreign minister and first secretary of state on Wednesday, a return to office for the former Brexit minister who quit Theresa May's governme...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden'...
15:51, 2019-05-24

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
16:17, 2019-07-24

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japane...
07:00, 2019-08-09

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by re...
07:17, 2019-06-01

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flatte...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena ...
20:00, 2019-07-15

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
16:00, 2019-08-09

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests. The case is said ...
22:17, 2019-08-22

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labelin...
09:34, 2019-07-24

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
08:01, 2019-07-24

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics Russia’s anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. Russia was re...
00:17, 2019-09-22

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
12:00, 2019-06-07

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-23

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
12:01, 2019-07-05

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot l...
10:51, 2019-07-24

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the ...
02:00, 2019-07-25

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on those who don’t live up to its promisesTeddy Roosevel...
18:51, 2019-09-03

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-01

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is meant to showcase Japan's strengths in the field....
15:51, 2019-09-05

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
04:51, 2019-07-05

Deepak Punia Becomes 4th Indian Wrestler To Bag Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quota Deepak Punia became the fourth Indian wrestler to book a place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after storming into the semi-final of World Wrestling Championships....
13:17, 2019-09-21

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow....
08:17, 2019-09-06

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
10:51, 2019-07-25

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote       ...
20:17, 2019-06-23

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D...
10:01, 2019-07-04

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure clouded his judgment after England’s World Cup semi-f...
00:00, 2019-08-29

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
14:34, 2019-06-11

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is complete: the Americans are going to the Tokyo Olymp...
18:34, 2019-09-09

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Fox & Friends Crew Performs Olympics-Level Mental Gymnastics Over Trump's Wall Another day, another instance of the Fox News crew covering President Donald Trump’s ass—this time over the diversion of $3.6 billion from military construction projects to fund the latest phase of Tr...
19:51, 2019-09-05

Olympics: Climbers hoping to boost Japan's medal count at 2020 Games Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan's hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut next year after winning gold and silver at the Climbing World Championships in Tokyo....
07:17, 2019-08-22

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
09:34, 2019-07-18

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Oly...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-23

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency ...
07:34, 2019-05-23

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Ol...
05:34, 2019-07-05

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were ...
09:00, 2019-07-24

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
15:51, 2019-09-18

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks,...
05:34, 2019-08-14

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far.....
19:17, 2019-09-18

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.       ...
02:34, 2019-08-30

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt ...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
04:17, 2019-05-29

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
17:34, 2019-05-24

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
08:01, 2019-05-26

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an inde...
13:34, 2019-06-19

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
19:34, 2019-07-14

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping": Trinamool Congress Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said Trinamool Congress lawmaker......
16:34, 2019-06-05

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a former conservative congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who...
17:17, 2019-08-22

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning of swastikas and nooses as symbols of hatred and i...
01:00, 2019-08-13

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by dev...
13:34, 2019-05-29

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
15:00, 2019-06-10

Human Organs Available In India Like "Peanuts": YSR Lawmaker A Rajya Sabha member of Parliament on Wednesday raised concerns over the availability of human organs in the market illegally and urged the government to penalize those involved in such rackets with.....
03:17, 2019-08-01

Lawmaker wants donors to pay for UConn's exit from AAC The top Republican in the Connecticut Senate wants private donors to pick up the cost of UConn's departure from the American Athletic Conference       ...
21:00, 2019-08-01

"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their......
15:51, 2019-07-11

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook L...
01:34, 2019-07-22

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arre...
20:34, 2019-05-22

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
20:51, 2019-06-18

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
14:34, 2019-07-12

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke following Thursday night’s Democratic debate. ...
15:00, 2019-09-13

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan...
00:34, 2019-05-30

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednes...
19:17, 2019-07-10

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's nex...
01:00, 2019-07-23

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
14:34, 2019-07-20

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally atta...
12:51, 2019-07-20

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining......
15:51, 2019-07-11

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
21:17, 2019-07-12

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
11:34, 2019-05-25

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy...
10:51, 2019-05-22

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP The husband of Sakshi Misra, an Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker's daughter who had alleged threats from her family, was attacked today at the Allahabad High Court, where the couple had gone to......
09:51, 2019-07-15

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top pr...
09:34, 2019-07-14

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the person who made the statement, a report said, citin...
08:17, 2019-07-24

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events....
20:00, 2019-06-23

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
08:51, 2019-05-27

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June  &#...
11:51, 2019-07-05

SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past   &...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in t...
01:17, 2019-07-19

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police...
12:17, 2019-05-22

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to the one being prepared in BJP-ruled Assam,......
11:17, 2019-07-11

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name....
21:34, 2019-06-19

Pennsylvania lawmaker charged with possession of child pornography GOP state Sen. Mike Folmer of Pennsylvania was arrested Tuesday after images of child porn were found on his phone, the state’s attorney general said.        ...
06:17, 2019-09-18

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday made a shocking claim in the state legislature as he said that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elections....
04:17, 2019-08-02

"No Matter Whose Son": PM Talks Tough After Lawmaker Assaults Official A furious Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reportedly expressed his displeasure with Akash Vijayvargiya, the son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is out on bail after being arrested......
13:00, 2019-07-02

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
20:17, 2019-05-24

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted ...
19:00, 2019-05-23

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
22:17, 2019-05-29

UK leadership contenders criticize Trump’s lawmaker tweets British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her have condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s attack on four female lawmakers of color, though they stopped short of calling ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt t...
06:51, 2019-05-23

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
14:34, 2019-07-17

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman...
16:01, 2019-05-30

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chines...
02:34, 2019-08-07

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the...
19:00, 2019-07-18

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
21:00, 2019-09-13

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
19:17, 2019-06-07

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
01:17, 2019-07-12

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker is questioning Democratic Gov. Tony Evers order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time. State ...
17:51, 2019-06-07

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.&...
17:00, 2019-09-13

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker Seven-time BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Lok Sabha....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap.....
21:51, 2019-06-07

Greek gov’t lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A prominent lawmaker in Greece’s governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daugh...
17:51, 2019-06-07

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the.....
02:34, 2019-06-29

Police: Ex-Oklahoma lawmaker died of self-inflicted gunshot NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Investigators say a former Oklahoma state senator who was found dead inside his home apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot. The Norman Police Department said Thursday it h...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Tried Alerting Yogi Adityanath About Sonbhadra Situation: Lawmaker A ruling alliance MLA claimed on Wednesday that he wrote to Yogi Adityanath about the in Sonbhadra where 10 tribals were gunned down a week ago, but his letter was not shown to the Uttar Pradesh chief...
06:17, 2019-07-25

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:51, 2019-06-18

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
10:34, 2019-06-18

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that ...
03:00, 2019-08-26

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
13:00, 2019-07-02

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
02:51, 2019-07-02

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
17:17, 2019-07-06

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities...
17:17, 2019-07-06

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweeting “My AR is ready ...
13:00, 2019-09-13

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
06:17, 2019-05-28

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
17:17, 2019-05-29

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the nex...
16:51, 2019-07-09

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
09:17, 2019-06-01

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release....
14:51, 2019-07-04

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
11:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
00:34, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Lawmaker: Politics behind push for guilty plea SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter says political reasons prompted the Department of ...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved....
20:17, 2019-07-09

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
20:34, 2019-07-22

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious".....
05:00, 2019-05-28

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
22:34, 2019-05-21

Siddaramaiah, BJP Fight Over No Dalit Lawmaker From Karnataka In Cabinet Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnataka in the Union cabinet, saying "upliftment" of the community will not......
16:34, 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Ryan Lochte talks alcohol rehab, 'roller-coaster' life as he eyes 2020 Olympics Lochte, now a father of two, said he checked into a rehab center in Florida last year and the treatment lasted about six weeks.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-01

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigrants are needed to mow “our beautiful lawns” and per...
16:51, 2019-08-23

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
08:34, 2019-07-19

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
08:51, 2019-06-28

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia had denied him a visa request....
21:00, 2019-08-27

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccination...
01:17, 2019-08-23

Italy 5-Star not planning talks with former ally League-lawmaker Italy's 5-Star Movement will not hold talks with its former government ally the League while it tries to reach a deal on forming a new coalition with the Democratic Party (PD), a top lawmaker said on ...
18:17, 2019-08-23

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
09:51, 2019-07-15

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call from US lawmaker to break up Facebook The social media mogul visited Washington as US lawmakers consider new privacy legislation regulating digital security and user data. One Republican lawmaker called on Zuckerberg to sell off Instagram...
09:51, 2019-09-20

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speaker says a state lawmaker should resign if he punche...
02:17, 2019-05-22

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
00:34, 2019-05-31

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings problem plaguing the station. Democratic state Rep. J...
02:51, 2019-09-17

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from providing Congress with a whistleblower complaint reported to invol...
23:17, 2019-09-19

Lawmaker accuses U.S. Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from providing Congress with a whistleblower complaint that reportedly i...
20:51, 2019-09-19

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
11:34, 2019-07-06

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her...
09:51, 2019-07-15

Sakshi Maharaj Meets Rape Accused Lawmaker "To Thank Him" For Poll Win BJP parliamentarian Sakshi Maharaj, known for triggering controversies with his polarising remarks, on Wednesday met party legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in jail for allegedly raping a......
16:34, 2019-06-05

Indian state lawmaker killed in suspected rebel ambush ITANAGAR, India (AP) — Police say an Indian lawmaker in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has been killed in an ambush by suspected rebels. Police officers in the state capital of Itanagar s...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday,......
14:34, 2019-07-12

Rep. John Shimkus becomes latest Republican lawmaker to retire from Congress Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill. announced Friday he will not run for re-election to Congress in 2020, becoming the 14th Republican this cycle to retire, resign or seek another office....
06:00, 2019-08-31

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
12:00, 2019-06-06

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to ‘kill gays’ remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Republican Florida lawmaker who was criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hi...
10:17, 2019-06-06

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD.....
02:34, 2019-07-11

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
01:51, 2019-05-22

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried.....
15:51, 2019-07-11

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Mo...
23:34, 2019-07-01

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka lawmakers soon after they resigned on Saturday,......
14:00, 2019-07-10

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglec...
19:51, 2019-06-05

Two-Term Lok Sabha Lawmaker Om Birla Chosen As Speaker Of The House Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
08:17, 2019-08-04

Arkansas police confirm dead body is former state lawmaker LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas have confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former state legislator is hers and say they’re investigating the case as a homicide. Arka...
18:00, 2019-06-06

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking dive...
15:00, 2019-08-16

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
21:17, 2019-07-08

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
05:17, 2019-06-05

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy ...
03:17, 2019-07-12

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie D...
01:00, 2019-05-22

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland w...
01:17, 2019-05-22