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California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons

CALIFORNIA NBC -The California state legislature voted Wednesday to ban for-profit private prisons, including some facilities used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill, which must be ...

California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons

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California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces...
2019-05-30, 06:00

California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrantsThe private prison indu...
2019-09-12, 22:00

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug v...
2019-07-17, 08:26

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to ban private prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to ban private U.S. prisons and detention centers and hold current con...
2019-06-21, 22:00

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fe...
2019-06-21, 22:26

Bank of America Cut Off Private Prisons Weeks After Lending to One Bank of America said last week it would stop dealing with private prisons. What it didn’t say: it had recently agreed to lend $90 million to one of t...
2019-07-02, 12:52

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private p...
2019-06-06, 21:52

U.S. Democratic 2020 candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fe...
2019-06-21, 15:39

SunTrust to stop financing companies that manage private prisons SunTrust Banks Inc said on Monday it will no longer provide future financing to companies that manage private prisons and immigration holding facilit...
2019-07-08, 17:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fe...
2019-06-21, 22:13

The Gates Foundation Is Filling Its Coffers With Profits From Private Prisons For soulless ghouls who view the bottom line as superior to basic human rights, for-profit prisons are an apt investment, one that the investment arm...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.   &#...
2019-06-28, 05:00

Bank of America cuts business ties with detention centers, private prisons The move comes as corporate giants wrestle with whether to cash in on business opportunities tied to President Trump’s immigration policies or to dis...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Anti-Kremlin candidate wins Moscow assembly seat with help of army votes: data An anti-Kremlin opposition candidate has won a rare seat in Moscow's legislature with the help of some army votes, election data showed, suggesting t...
2019-09-10, 20:52

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and ...
2019-06-14, 20:26

UPDATE 1-Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and ...
2019-06-14, 20:26

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-29, 23:39

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite l...
2019-05-30, 07:52

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in Californ...
2019-05-30, 11:39

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.  &...
2019-09-10, 08:00

A California conservation group wants to buy world's largest remaining private giant sequoia forest for $15 million A San Francisco conservation group has kicked off a public fundraising campaign to buy and protect the world's largest remaining privately owned gian...
2019-09-18, 18:13

California city votes to ban gendered words as 'manhole' becomes 'maintenance hole' Legislators in Berkeley, California, voted Tuesday to ban some gender-specific words in its city code and replace them with gender-neutral options. ...
2019-07-18, 16:39

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 201...
2019-05-26, 08:52

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authoritie...
2019-05-28, 07:13

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of...
2019-05-21, 14:39

New York to curtail use of solitary confinement in prisons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is going to restrict the use of solitary confinement in state prisons, despite failing to pass legislation that would ha...
2019-06-21, 18:26

Centre To Spend Rs 1,800 Crore On 199 New Prisons Across Country The Centre is contemplating a mega plan to set up 199 new jails across the country to counter rising criminal activities and radicalization of inmate...
2019-09-18, 01:00

LGBT+ in Turkey's prisons: A double punishment Turkish activists are sounding the alarm about inhumane conditions for those locked up "for political reasons." Reports of solitary confinement, phys...
2019-09-10, 14:26

LGBTI in Turkey's prisons: A double punishment Turkish activists are sounding the alarm about inhumane conditions for those locked up "for political reasons." Reports of solitary confinement, phys...
2019-09-09, 23:13

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, au...
2019-05-28, 05:00

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's se...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Ken...
2019-06-03, 12:26

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and ot...
2019-06-18, 22:52

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
2019-05-28, 03:13

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President...
2019-05-21, 15:52

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic...
2019-06-22, 00:52

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails l...
2019-05-28, 03:52

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at...
2019-05-28, 04:39

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from...
2019-05-22, 22:39

Barr removes US prisons chief following Epstein’s death in jail Attorney General William Barr announced Monday afternoon the appointment of a new director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons following the shocking su...
2019-08-20, 12:26

Don't miss: Celebrity prisons, virtual thrills and a dive under Paris Watch surveillance run amok at the cinema, fly through the air like a virtual bird, and spot the joins between science and fantasy in Anaïs Tondeur's...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and ...
2019-05-23, 22:13

US Federal Prisons Chief Replaced After Jeffrey Epstein's Suicide US Attorney General Bill Barr announced the replacement of the head of federal prisons Monday in the wake of the shock jail-cell suicide of Jeffrey E...
2019-08-20, 00:26

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.    ...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Jeffrey Epstein’s death prompts 23 questions to Prisons Bureau from Democrats, GOP Democrat Jerrold Nadler and Republican Doug Collins want answers to 23 questions, such as, "was any plan implemented to check in on and observe Mr. E...
2019-08-13, 04:39

Duterte fires prisons chief amid uproar on convicts’ release The Philippine president has fired the government’s top prison official amid a public outcry over the release of hundreds of prisoners, including con...
2019-09-04, 14:26

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern...
2019-05-29, 01:13

Cory Booker's immigration plan would 'eliminate' detentions, for-profit prisons Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker on Tuesday unveiled part of his vision for immigration, saying he would "virtually eliminate immigration ...
2019-07-02, 19:00

Islamic studies lecturer held for a year in one of Iran’s harshest prisons A British-Australian Islamic studies instructor has been held in Iran for nearly a year — in the same prison as the young travel-blogging coupl...
2019-09-16, 15:00

William Barr replaces Bureau of Prisons head after Jeffrey Epstein suicide The head of the federal Bureau of Prisons was yanked from his post Monday — a little over a week after the controversial death of wealthy pedop...
2019-08-19, 22:26

Attorney General William Barr removes U.S. prisons chief after Epstein’s death Hugh Hurwitz's reassignment comes amid mounting evidence that guards at the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York abd...
2019-08-20, 04:00

42 inmates found strangled to death after rival gangs clash in Brazil prisons A federal task force is being sent to Manaus in an effort to halt the violence. Prison clashes often spread rapidly in Brazil, where drug gangs have ...
2019-05-28, 02:26

Attorney General Barr removes acting head of Bureau of Prisons after Epstein death Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons more than a week after convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein kill...
2019-08-20, 00:00

Fact check: Joe Biden falsely claims he opposed spending more money to build state prisons In a campaign speech in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended the 1994 anti-crime law he played a primary role in writ...
2019-07-08, 14:39

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, s...
2019-05-31, 00:52

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch out for It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks t...
2019-09-17, 19:26

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch for It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks t...
2019-09-16, 09:26

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad...
2019-06-18, 21:13

Britain's first climate assembly: can it help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected Londoners there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying ...
2019-07-19, 17:00

Protests Over Restrictions For Journalists In Rajasthan Assembly The Rajasthan assembly authorities have curtailed journalists' movement inside the Vidhan Sabha premises, triggering strong protest on Thursday from ...
2019-06-27, 18:52

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place...
2019-06-20, 15:26

Pompeo lauds Americanism at legionnaires assembly 'Celebrating Americanism in Our Foreign Policy' was the theme of the speech that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made to The American Legion...
2019-08-27, 23:13

Boeing starts assembly of first KC-46A tanker for Japan Boeing has started assembling the first of four KC-46A tankers the U.S. State Department approved for Japan under a $1.9 billion deal nearly three ye...
2019-09-18, 06:39

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line ...
2019-06-28, 20:26

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Ac...
2019-05-29, 01:01

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. The...
2019-06-04, 21:52

In Arunachal Pradesh's New Assembly, 20 First-Time Legislators Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from the Janata Dal (United), two from National People's...
2019-05-25, 14:00

BJP Wins 41 Seats In 60-Member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly The BJP has won 41 seats in the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly after results of all the constituencies were announced, an election official sai...
2019-05-25, 11:52

Trump says meeting with Iran's Rouhani possible at U.N. General Assembly U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday left the door open to a possible meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming U.N. General ...
2019-09-04, 21:13

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when ...
2019-07-19, 17:00

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite ...
2019-07-09, 17:52

"Jai Shri Ram", "Jai Sarna" Slogans Raised In Jharkhand Assembly Slogans like "Jai Sri Ram", "Bharat Mata ki Jai" and "Jai Sarna" were raised in the Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday when the opposition moved amendme...
2019-07-24, 19:52

BJP Wins All 4 Assembly Bypolls In Gujarat, Tally Crosses 100 The ruling BJP in Gujarat has won all the four Assembly seats where by-elections were held along with the Lok Sabha polls. With this, the tally of th...
2019-05-24, 14:00

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the b...
2019-07-03, 00:39

"Can We Be Forced To Attend Assembly?" Karnataka Rebels In Top Court Karnataka Crisis Updates: The Supreme Court is hearing the plea of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in Karnatak...
2019-07-16, 10:13

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congre...
2019-07-18, 23:39

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections whi...
2019-06-09, 21:52

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland...
2019-07-24, 19:13

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
2019-06-13, 23:13

No Karnataka Trust Vote Today, Assembly Sleepover For BJP Lawmakers The ruling coalition in Karnataka, in danger of collapsing after multiple resignations, will not face a trust vote today with the Speaker calling it ...
2019-07-18, 16:39

Samajwadi Party Seeks Shivpal Yadav's Disqualification From UP Assembly The Samajwadi Party (SP) has moved an application seeking the disqualification of Shivpal Singh Yadav from the Uttar Pradesh assembly under the anti-...
2019-09-13, 15:39

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand’s king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their r...
2019-05-24, 11:52

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppo...
2019-05-23, 00:52

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman fo...
2019-06-12, 05:39

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious ex...
2019-06-14, 00:26

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly Presi...
2019-09-14, 00:00

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New Yo...
2019-06-19, 19:52

Politicians In J&K Slam Centre Over Report Of Redrawing Assembly Segments Mainstream parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted sharply to reports that the Centre was planning delimitation in the state, claiming it was an ob...
2019-06-05, 10:13

PM Modi Likely To Attend UN General Assembly Meet In September: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the US in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is likely to address Indian-Am...
2019-07-12, 22:26

Toyota invests $391 million in its Texas truck assembly plant Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it was investing $391 million in its pickup truck assembly plant in San Antonio, Texas, as part of the Japanese aut...
2019-09-18, 04:13

Rajasthan Assembly Gives Live Coverage On YouTube After Media Boycott As the media continued to boycott the Rajasthan Assembly proceedings for the second day on Friday in the wake of several restrictions imposed on them...
2019-06-29, 05:39

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra,...
2019-06-04, 18:39

‘Champion for multilateralism’ readies to hand over UN General Assembly gavel Through consultation, collaboration and consensus, the UN chief on Monday described outgoing President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espino...
2019-09-16, 23:26

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the...
2019-07-02, 11:26

New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, ...
2019-09-18, 03:52

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thu...
2019-06-20, 16:13

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs....
2019-05-23, 17:13

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a drive...
2019-06-13, 02:52

UPDATE 1-Toyota invests $391 million in its Texas truck assembly plant Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it was investing $391 million in its pickup truck assembly plant in San Antonio, Texas, as part of the Japanese aut...
2019-09-17, 23:52

Hyundai And Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehic...
2019-05-28, 10:52

UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Toyota sign assembly plant deal Ivory Coast's government signed an agreement on Thursday with Toyota to build a vehicle assembly plant in the West African nation, the office of Ivor...
2019-08-29, 17:13

French National Assembly head Ferrand questioned by judges: source French National Assembly president Richard Ferrand, a close ally of President Emmanuel Macron's, was questioned on Wednesday by investigating judges ...
2019-09-11, 15:39

Swaraj India To Fight Haryana Assembly Polls: Yogendra Yadav The Swaraj India will fight the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, projecting the outfit as a viable alternative to the ruling BJP, party leader Yogend...
2019-06-27, 21:00

‘Summon the spirit of San Francisco’, says General Assembly President on UN Charter anniversary Reaffirming faith in human rights, promoting social justice and saving the world from the “scourge of war”: just some of the founding principles of t...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackl...
2019-07-21, 22:00

Assembly speaker’s cars caught speeding 7 times since 2016: report Cars from state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s office have been flagged for speeding seven times since 2016, according to a new report. Heasti...
2019-09-11, 23:13

Sharad Pawar Holds Meetings To Prepare For Maharashtra Assembly Polls Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders are holding meetings to identify candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls...
2019-06-21, 17:13

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "...
2019-06-01, 21:26

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state a...
2019-08-01, 02:39

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly ele...
2019-07-08, 19:39

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon fr...
2019-05-22, 04:26

Iran 'will never talk to America,' supreme leader says as UN General Assembly gets underway Previous U.S. offers of talks without preconditions were sharply rescinded in the wake of Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's largest oil ...
2019-09-17, 14:13

United Democratic Party President Elected Meghalaya Assembly Speaker United Democratic Party president Metbah Lyngdoh was on Friday elected Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, after he defeated lone rival of...
2019-09-13, 17:13

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of ...
2019-07-16, 01:52

Too many jails continue to be 'plagued by drugs, violence and appalling conditions', chief inspector of prisons warns Too many prisons are still plagued by drugs, violence and appalling living conditions, with rising suicides and daily attacks blighting life behind b...
2019-07-09, 13:39

Alpesh Thakor Quits Assembly After Voting In Gujarat Rajya Sabha By-Polls Two Congress lawmakers quit the Gujarat assembly today, apparently after voting against the party candidate in the ongoing by-polls for two Rajya Sab...
2019-07-05, 14:00

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists ...
2019-07-05, 20:26

Akhilesh Yadav Asks Party Workers To Prepare For 2022 Assembly Polls After a poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has asked party workers to start preparing for the 202...
2019-05-25, 11:52

Back home in Indiana: Bob Knight buys house three miles from Assembly Hall Bob Knight was fired from Indiana in 2000, but he recently bought a home near the campus in Bloomington for $600,000 after appearances in state. ...
2019-07-11, 21:26

Apple Risks Infuriating the White House as It Reportedly Moves Assembly of Mac Pro to China Back in 2012, it was a Big Deal when Apple decided to assemble the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas. Fast forward seven years, and now it seems Apple will ma...
2019-06-29, 00:39

Assembly Speaker Heastie won’t back felony charges for NYPD water attacks Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie threw cold water on talk of legislation that would charge thugs with a felony for drenching cops with buckets of water ...
2019-08-07, 21:13

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Y...
2019-06-06, 21:13

Karnataka Assembly Monsoon Session To Begin Today Amid Political Turmoil The 11-day monsoon session of the Karnataka legislature will begin today with the H D Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) coalition government on a sticky...
2019-07-12, 06:52

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping aw...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Nuclear testing has ‘disastrous consequences’ for people and planet, General Assembly told Events commemorating the recent International Day against Nuclear Tests serve as an “important and stark reminder…of the disastrous consequences of n...
2019-09-10, 03:39

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party ...
2019-06-09, 18:26

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for...
2019-08-29, 04:00

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

High Tax On Luxury Cars Restricting Market, Preventing Local Assembly Of More Models: Jaguar Land Ro The auto industry has been going through a slump in volumes since the past eight months and sales continue to remain disappointing as we move into th...
2019-07-21, 15:00

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
2019-06-04, 22:39

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ offic...
2019-06-13, 23:26

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protecti...
2019-06-04, 19:00

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists w...
2019-09-18, 06:13

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesda...
2019-07-15, 18:26

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed...
2019-05-28, 12:52

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral re-run The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the re-run is proof that President...
2019-06-23, 10:52

Tunisians Cast Votes for President Tunisians voted Sunday in their second free presidential election since the uprising that toppled an autocratic regime in 2011, consolidating the cou...
2019-09-16, 00:13

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race t...
2019-05-22, 17:26

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28...
2019-05-27, 00:52

Kazakhstan votes for new president to replace Nazarbayev The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan. His handpicked successor admitted the leader of 30 ye...
2019-06-09, 13:39

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to r...
2019-05-31, 03:52

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls have taken place across the country. Attention was focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a crackdown on indep...
2019-09-08, 22:26

Beverly Hills votes to end most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills has become the first U.S. city to end most tobacco sales. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to...
2019-06-05, 07:39

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one h...
2019-05-29, 17:26

As EU votes, Belgians hope to end national stalemate BRUSSELS (AP) — While all EU members go to the polls this week, Belgians on Sunday are also voting in a general election, looking to end months of po...
2019-05-24, 11:00

Varun Gandhi Leading From Pilibhit With Around 4,85,000 Votes Feroze Varun Gandhi, often seen as the 'other Gandhi', thanks to his estranged relatives in the Congress party, is a two-time parliamentarian from Ut...
2019-05-23, 18:00

Factbox: Europe votes - Timeline to handover EU citizens will elect a new European Parliament this week, the first step in a process that will change the leadership of major European Union insti...
2019-05-23, 18:52

VK Singh Leading From Ghaziabad With Over 6 Lakh Votes VK Singh, a former army chief and junior minister in the External Affairs Ministry, is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Ghaziabad in western Ut...
2019-05-23, 18:52

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour...
2019-07-19, 02:39

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 t...
2019-07-05, 00:13

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure ...
2019-07-18, 07:52

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israel voted in its second election in five months that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longe...
2019-09-17, 17:00

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military servic...
2019-06-19, 05:39

Istanbul votes in crucial mayoral rerun The first mayoral vote in March was annulled after the ruling AKP party's losing candidate cried foul. Critics say the rerun is proof that President ...
2019-06-23, 12:39

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesda...
2019-07-15, 17:26

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name R...
2019-07-03, 06:13

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending pack...
2019-06-19, 11:52

Chad Pergram: Democrats 'nowhere near' the amount of votes they need for impeachment While the prospect of impeachment has caught a lot of media attention, FOX Senior Capitol Hill Producer Chad Pergram said the sheer number of support...
2019-06-01, 16:00

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender serv...
2019-06-19, 06:52

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party...
2019-05-23, 01:13

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agen...
2019-09-15, 19:26

House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders The House voted on Friday on a $10 billion measure that would replenish a Sept. 11 fund for ailing first responders, and extend assistance for the re...
2019-07-12, 20:52

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike...
2019-09-15, 23:52

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’...
2019-06-19, 05:52

Fed divided on policy, discount rate votes show U.S. central bankers may have been more deeply divided than previously understood over the decision last month to cut interest rates for the first ti...
2019-08-27, 22:26

Investors' New Weapon in Japan: Votes to Embarrass the Boss The taboo of lodging protest votes is weakening in the consensus-based corporate culture, as part of a yearslong push to improve Japanese companies’ ...
2019-08-20, 18:52

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so signi...
2019-06-22, 03:13

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:20 p.m. An unofficial count says Thaila...
2019-06-05, 19:00

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile l...
2019-07-17, 13:26

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The City of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday, Tucson city council members voted to...
2019-08-07, 23:13

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divi...
2019-07-18, 02:13

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. ...
2019-05-30, 03:00

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit...
2019-06-21, 03:52

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.R...
2019-06-06, 20:52

House Votes to Give ‘Dreamers’ a Path to Citizenship The House voted Tuesday to give 2.5 million young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, a defiant gesture as President Trump pushes a crackd...
2019-06-05, 05:26

Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regiona...
2019-09-16, 08:39

DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate chan...
2019-08-25, 06:13

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile l...
2019-07-17, 04:52

BJP Workers Celebrate After Party Gets 105 Votes In Floor Test The 14-month-old JDS-Congress coalition in Karnataka lost the trust vote on Tuesday weeks after its 16 legislators and two independent lawmakers with...
2019-07-24, 08:52

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of ass...
2019-05-25, 17:26

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker a...
2019-07-24, 03:39

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local ...
2019-08-01, 21:39

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constit...
2019-05-26, 10:26

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative ...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidat...
2019-06-16, 12:01

Jaya Prada Trailing In Rampur With Around 2.5 Lakh Votes Former Bollywood actress Jaya Prada, a two-term Lok Sabha parliamentarian from Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, has gone through a range of emotions during h...
2019-05-23, 19:13

German far-right party ahead in east before regional votes The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democra...
2019-08-04, 14:00

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of...
2019-05-26, 13:52

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action agai...
2019-05-25, 04:26

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and ...
2019-06-17, 02:39

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a se...
2019-05-23, 09:26

Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir's status India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
2019-08-07, 04:52

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of R...
2019-05-25, 15:52

Boris Johnson holds talks with Irish political leaders in effort to get Northern Ireland Assembly 'up and running' Boris Johnson met political leaders in Northern Ireland today as he sought to get its assembly "up and running" to break one of the Brexit deadlocks....
2019-07-31, 17:52

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – l...
2019-07-12, 00:26

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, accor...
2019-07-12, 23:01

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil's supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruli...
2019-06-14, 04:00

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's po...
2019-06-23, 09:52

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Bri...
2019-09-05, 00:00

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administrat...
2019-07-11, 23:00

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
2019-06-04, 10:26

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car i...
2019-07-05, 18:26

Congress Has To Understand Why PM Modi Is Winning Votes: Shashi Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said today that he is irritated when people say he has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he only suggested tha...
2019-09-04, 16:00

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 ...
2019-07-05, 20:39

Australian government close to securing enough votes for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were...
2019-07-02, 08:39

U.S. Chamber CEO sees enough votes for Congress to pass USMCA: CNBC The U.S. Congress has enough votes to pass a new trade agreement signed by the United States, Mexico and Canada, and doing so would send a positive s...
2019-09-03, 21:39

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission in M...
2019-06-28, 18:26

Buoyed by state votes, Germany's AfD takes aim at Merkel coalition An emboldened far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition partners they could not carry on as before a...
2019-09-01, 23:26

Far-right surge in east German votes could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to show a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor ...
2019-09-01, 17:00

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that i...
2019-06-22, 22:13

Touch-screen voting machines appear to be changing votes in Mississippi There have been widespread reports of voting machine problems in Mississippi — with residents from more than a half-dozen counties claiming to ...
2019-08-28, 08:26

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and...
2019-06-16, 20:39

‘Very bold move:’ NAACP votes to support Trump impeachment “Trump’s misconduct is unmistakable and has proven time and time again that he is unfit to serve as the president of this country,” tweeted NAACP Pre...
2019-07-24, 01:52

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot ...
2019-07-22, 12:13

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journa...
2019-06-20, 18:39

Votes Of Minority Community Members Are "Blessing": Varun Gandhi Newly elected parliamentarian from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said he considers the votes he has got from minority community members as a "blessing", but ...
2019-06-12, 03:52

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal co...
2019-07-18, 16:52

Guatemala votes for new president to inherit Trump migration bind Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer ag...
2019-08-11, 17:52

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed in...
2019-07-18, 23:00

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi looks at second term India began counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party ...
2019-05-23, 05:13

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insul...
2019-07-18, 04:39

House votes to kill Rep. Al Green's resolution to impeach Trump The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to set aside a resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to introduce article of impeachment against Pres...
2019-07-18, 03:26

Mauritania votes as departing president respects term limits NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritanians are going to the polls to elect a new president. The outgoing leader’s preferred successor on Saturd...
2019-06-22, 12:26

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through so...
2019-06-17, 18:13

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who ar...
2019-06-05, 07:39

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from j...
2019-06-12, 03:52

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man. ...
2019-06-12, 22:00

Indian Parliament makes history, votes to reclassify Kashmir India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
2019-08-07, 04:52

Bevin Aide: Governor’s Pension Plan Has Enough Votes To Pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough ...
2019-06-20, 11:13

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to han...
2019-07-18, 02:26

House Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15, a Victory for Liberals The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse...
2019-07-18, 21:13

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
2019-05-22, 23:52

"Blood Will Flow": Upendra Kushwaha Warns Against Trying To "Loot Votes" Rashtriya Lok Samta Party leader Upendra Kushwaha today warned of violent reprisals from the public if the ruling BJP and its allies try to manipulat...
2019-05-21, 22:13

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Asserts He Got Votes From All Sections Newly-elected Samajwadi Party MP from Rampur Mohd Azam Khan said today that if he has not got votes from all sections of the society, he will resign ...
2019-05-24, 14:00

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decisi...
2019-05-24, 06:13

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of President Donald ...
2019-09-13, 05:13

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thu...
2019-09-12, 19:13

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the c...
2019-05-23, 07:13

Roy Moore says Trump 'doesn't control who votes': Alabamians are 'smarter than that' Controversial Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their vot...
2019-05-30, 21:39

Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes? The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one part...
2019-09-16, 08:39

Election Results Today, Counting Of Votes Begins At 8 am: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the ...
2019-05-22, 22:00

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-...
2019-05-31, 01:39

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorc...
2019-05-26, 11:13

The Latest: Green party gains strength in Irish votes Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three l...
2019-05-25, 19:39

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as P...
2019-05-30, 01:13

Final votes cast as EU awaits parliamentary election results France, Germany, Italy and others go to polls on Sunday, with gains expected for nationalist partiesThe western world’s largest democratic exercise i...
2019-05-26, 10:26

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for M...
2019-06-14, 10:26

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thu...
2019-09-12, 22:26

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy...
2019-05-22, 03:39

North Carolina votes to fill 2 vacant House seats Tuesday North Carolina's 9th District will vote in a special election Tuesday, 10 months after accusations of voter fraud voided the results of last year's m...
2019-09-10, 20:00

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms ...
2019-06-21, 01:13

A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Demo...
2019-07-12, 08:52

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growin...
2019-06-09, 20:00

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after ...
2019-06-20, 22:13

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia​ but the numbers were not enough to ov...
2019-06-20, 21:26

House votes to block Ajit Pai’s plan to kill San Francisco broadband law Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) The US House of Representatives has voted to block Ajit Pai's attempt to kill a San Francisco ordinance de...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Amethi Votes For Me In 2014 Sign People Needed Help There: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this yea...
2019-09-01, 02:00

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s con...
2019-06-08, 00:52

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
2019-05-22, 00:13

Benjamin Netanyahu's career on the line as Israel votes in repeat election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despit...
2019-09-18, 00:13

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72 percent of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance o...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of ...
2019-06-05, 03:26

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister...
2019-05-30, 07:00

Saskatoon city council votes to continue developing climate plan If the plan is enacted as is, it would cost $19 billion over nearly 30 years. But according to city administration, it would also make more than $30 ...
2019-08-28, 00:26

UPDATE 3-JPMorgan shareholders approve executive pay, fewer votes than last year JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 72% of shareholder votes approved its executive compensation packages, marking unusual opposition to p...
2019-05-21, 22:01

U.S. House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it e...
2019-07-17, 00:52

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congressw...
2019-07-17, 04:13

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant...
2019-08-23, 03:39

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first ...
2019-08-23, 21:39

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested ...
2019-06-06, 21:39

House votes to block Trump bid to ease small-arms exports Legislation approved by the U.S. House of Representatives would block President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul small-arms export policy to make it e...
2019-07-17, 07:26

Over 3 Lakh Votes I Got In 2014 Told Me Amethi Needed Help: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the last Lok Sabha elections, said she s...
2019-09-01, 17:00

San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals The vote, which came after a tense meeting, nullified an earlier vote to paint over Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to mi...
2019-08-14, 09:00

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It...
2019-07-04, 01:13

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....
2019-07-05, 04:52

House panel sets Barr, Ross contempt votes for Wednesday The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in ...
2019-06-11, 01:26

BJP's Giriraj Singh Beats Kanhaiya Kumar By 4 Lakh Votes In Begusarai Union Minister Giriraj Singh retained the Begusarai seat for the BJP by defeating his nearest rival -- CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar -- by a margin of...
2019-05-23, 21:52

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi in pole position India began counting about 600 million votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party predic...
2019-05-23, 05:13

BJP's CR Patil Wins By 6.89 Lakh Votes, Biggest Margin In 2019 Election The BJP's CR Patil came close to shattering the all-time record of victory margin in a parliamentary election when he defeated his Congress rival in ...
2019-05-24, 20:26

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a fu...
2019-05-23, 04:26

| Israel elections: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked with nearly all votes counted - media Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked with nearly all votes from the country's general electi...
2019-09-18, 17:00

India's ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the he...
2019-05-24, 04:39

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nix...
2019-09-12, 19:39

Defeated By 4.6 Lakh Votes, Urmila Matondkar Calls It "Glorious Battle" Congress Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar, who lost her election debut from the Mumbai North constituency to sitting BJP lawmaker Gopal Shetty by...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Riviera Beach, Florida votes to pay $600K ransom after latest cyberattack Hackers have targeted another city with another ransomware cyberattack -- this time in South Florida, where officials have agreed to pay $600,000 to ...
2019-06-20, 14:13

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if they lose July votes Spain's Socialists will give up trying to install their leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister if he fails to win two investiture votes this month, a...
2019-07-09, 17:52

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over...
2019-06-12, 16:52

British Parliament votes to debate bill preventing no-deal Brexit The British Parliament voted in favor of taking control of the agenda Tuesday as members seek to bring forth a bill to delay Britain's exit from the ...
2019-09-04, 17:39

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loa...
2019-08-07, 14:52

Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting Of Votes To Begin At 8 am Counting of votes for the mammoth election that began last month and ended last week will begin at 8 am. The seven-phase election, in which Prime Min...
2019-05-23, 04:26

India just started counting votes for its massive election. Modi is expected to win After holding parliamentary elections over seven phases, India started counting the votes on Thursday — and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bhara...
2019-05-23, 06:26

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to tur...
2019-06-13, 03:39

Beverly Hills votes to outlaw tobacco sales in ordinance believed to be first of its kind in US The Beverly Hills City Council late Tuesday voted to outlaw sales of most tobacco products in a sweeping ordinance that is believed to be the first o...
2019-06-05, 07:00

Coalition to change Electoral College votes grows closer to 270-vote mark Five times in U.S. history, the candidate who won the national popular vote was not elected president -- including two of the last five. That's spurr...
2019-06-13, 14:00

Tiffany Cabán cuts Melinda Katz’s lead to just 16 votes in Queens DA race Lefty insurgent Tiffany Cabán cut party favorite Melinda Katz’s lead in the neck-and-neck Democratic primary race for Queens District Attorney ...
2019-07-06, 00:26

Italian parties agree agenda to form new government; 5-Star votes on deal Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and center-left Democratic Party (PD) unveiled a shared policy program on Tuesday for their mooted coaliti...
2019-09-03, 14:52

Pro-Trump votes may get Sen. Kyrsten Sinema censured by fellow Arizona Dems: report U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema may face a censure vote by Arizona’s Democratic Party because she votes too often in favor of President Trump’s agenda, acco...
2019-09-18, 16:13

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has un...
2019-06-28, 04:00

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of ...
2019-06-28, 11:13

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republi...
2019-09-12, 22:52

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major bac...
2019-06-28, 17:39

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s pa...
2019-07-11, 06:39

Reports: Democratic Party rejects plan for phone-in votes in Iowa caucuses The Democratic Party has decided to refuse a proposal for "virtual caucuses" in the early primary voting states of Iowa and Nevada -- which would've ...
2019-08-30, 22:00

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Sena...
2019-06-20, 22:39

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to t...
2019-05-29, 07:26

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional commi...
2019-06-13, 07:52

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with t...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Defying Trump, House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia The House of Representatives passed three resolutions Wednesday to block the sale of billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Ar...
2019-07-18, 12:52

Phoenix Votes to Expand Light Rail, as Cities Wrestle With Public Transit American cities have struggled over plans for light-rail systems in a debate that has pitted economic and environmental goals against worries over co...
2019-08-29, 00:26

We talked to the drag queen that confronted former Rep. Aaron Schock for his anti-LGBT votes. This is what she wants you to know. Jonnie Reinhart, Kris Conner/Getty Images Former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock has faced intense criticism in the last year over his appearances in L...
2019-09-11, 21:39

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral ter...
2019-07-19, 08:39

Daily on Healthcare: A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-07-12, 17:39

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign ...
2019-07-18, 18:26

House committee votes to take steps toward impeachment as Democrats mull potential charges against Trump The discussions, closely held and preliminary, include a range of allegations. But several congressional aides caution that the articles may never be...
2019-09-12, 22:52

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress o...
2019-06-20, 20:39

Controversial George Washington mural to be covered, not destroyed, San Francisco school board votes San Francisco's school board voted Tuesday to cover up, but preserve, a mural depicting slavery, a murdered Native American and George Washingto...
2019-08-15, 00:39

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made...
2019-07-18, 02:13

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday. ...
2019-07-12, 01:39

City council votes to reject annexation of proposed development at edge of Catalina Foothills TUCSON – Dozens of people packed a Tucson City Council meeting Wednesday night, voicing their displeasure over a possible development project i...
2019-09-05, 12:00

Johnson thinks a ‘culture war’ will win crucial working-class votes. He’s wrong | Lynsey Hanley Most leave supporters are not pining for a mythical lost community. They just want a better quality of lifeNot long after the referendum in 2016, som...
2019-09-06, 14:26

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing ...
2019-09-03, 06:00

Art Looks Better in Private Collections The sale of Sotheby’s this week to a French billionaire takes one of the few listed art companies off the market. But such stocks haven’t lived up to...
2019-06-21, 12:52

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- includ...
2019-08-26, 06:26

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of th...
2019-05-23, 12:26

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mi...
2019-06-28, 20:52

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu st...
2019-09-17, 21:00

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned ...
2019-07-19, 16:13

Boris Johnson leads Tory leadership race with 114 votes; Leadsom, McVey and Harper out – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first round of voting in the Tory leadership contestFull results: ...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be...
2019-06-11, 06:26

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada. The post Mexico Senate overwhelming...
2019-06-19, 22:52

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give t...
2019-08-07, 00:52

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S...
2019-06-07, 22:39

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over L...
2019-07-06, 03:26

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country...
2019-06-19, 18:13

PSA: Set your Venmo transactions to private right now A new research study has found that Venmo continues to make it easy for third-parties to scrape users’ public transaction history without their permi...
2019-06-17, 14:00

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westcheste...
2019-06-11, 20:13

That Apple Card may not be as private as you think When it came time to pay for dinner with my friend and his wife the other night, he said, "No, let us get this." It was a kind gesture. When you don...
2019-08-30, 22:00

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a ne...
2019-05-22, 17:52

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Sw...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence, a facility on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of some of the world's most luxurious priv...
2019-06-12, 12:39

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package ...
2019-06-04, 21:26

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply w...
2019-06-13, 09:39

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by GOP-run Senate highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi po...
2019-06-20, 20:26

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for sharing 'debunked study' that Google manipulated 'millions' of 2016 votes Hillary Clinton blasted President Trump for tweeting about what she described as a "debunked study" that suggests "millions" of voters in 2016 were m...
2019-08-19, 23:39

Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament votes to dissolve, sending country to snap elections as Netanyahu fails to form government. The post Israe...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Confessions of a VIP private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with oth...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth tra...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Meghan and Harry to drop their private jet Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will travel to Africa with their baby son Archie on a commercial flight in September, a royal source told CNN on Fri...
2019-09-07, 00:52

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We do...
2019-07-03, 06:26

Private equity investments not enough to help F+W Media Private equity backers spent close to $150 million to save struggling 106-year-old F+W Media — but as the company this week winds down its Chapter 11...
2019-07-24, 04:26

Your Private Medical Images May Be Online for Anyone to See X-rays and other medical images are supposed to be private, since they are part of your medical records. But a recent ProPublica investigation found ...
2019-09-18, 07:26

Harry: When I fly by private jet, it's to keep my family safe Prince Harry has responded to criticism of his use of private jets at the launch of an eco-friendly tourism initiative, saying there are occasions he...
2019-09-03, 18:00

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a polit...
2019-05-30, 14:13

Confessions of a private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with oth...
2019-08-06, 17:13

The private Polaroids of a celebrated cinematographer Robby Müller, who shot for Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and more, was never without a cameraThe Polaroids were taken during rare moments of respite from...
2019-06-23, 00:52

Private equity sponsors face big changes By under-investing the vast funds raised at big expense to their end clients and then delivering shrinking returns, private equity sponsors are promp...
2019-05-21, 15:01

WhatsApp hack: are our messages ever truly private? You'll probably be aware that last week, WhatsApp was at the center of a storm of controversy following the exposure of a major vulnerability in...
2019-05-26, 15:52

Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Unofficial count gives Thai coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha enough parliamentary votes for second term as prime minister. The post Unoff...
2019-06-05, 19:00

House votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia amid veto threat The vote highlights backlash against a weapons deal for $8.1 billion in bombs, precision-guided missiles and other weapons to the Saudis and its alli...
2019-07-18, 12:26

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister. The post O...
2019-06-05, 19:00

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sect...
2019-07-13, 07:39

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s a...
2019-06-02, 10:00

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Hudson's Bay, Owner of Saks, Gets Offer to Go Private A group of Hudson’s Bay shareholders that includes the retailer’s chairman has made an offer to take the company private, as the owner of Saks and Lo...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Mexico Spurns Private Oil-Drilling Partners Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador effectively rolled back key parts of a 2014 constitutional overhaul that ended a state oil-industry mon...
2019-07-18, 11:39

Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found tha...
2019-08-11, 09:13

Prince Harry addresses private jet use after criticism Prince Harry said 90% of the time he flies commercial, but he occasionally travels on a private jet to keep his family safe.     ...
2019-09-04, 00:52

Private equity firm EQT announces IPO plan Swedish private equity firm EQT said on Monday it intended to list its shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm, a highly anticipated initial public offering (...
2019-09-02, 10:26

U.S. Private Sector Added 156,000 Jobs in July The nonfarm private sector in the U.S. added 156,000 jobs in July, according to the ADP National Employment Report, and showed job growth across busi...
2019-08-01, 00:52

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, w...
2019-07-19, 20:26

Meet Jennifer Marshall, the actress who’s also a private eye If you ask Jennifer Marshall about her day job, you’ll likely get a few different answers. In addition to hosting The CW’s new docuseries “Mysteries ...
2019-08-16, 16:13

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the...
2019-06-21, 20:52

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
2019-07-13, 16:39

How Android 10 is making your phone more private and secure Google released Android 10 last night to all Pixel phones. The update brings some nifty features like system-wide dark mode, a new gesture navigation...
2019-09-04, 11:13

VR massage allows you to escape and relax on your own private island Imagine getting a massage on your own private island overlooking the ocean. All of this is yours at a VR spa, even if only for 30 minutes at a time. ...
2019-08-05, 16:26

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar su...
2019-08-02, 21:52

I Fly Private Jets And I Need A Car That Blends In With High Rollers For $30,000! What Should I Buy? Brad flies private jets for a variety of clients, but despite the flashy nature of his job he has a pretty modest car. He is looking for something th...
2019-09-06, 00:26

Vanguard is reportedly considering private equity products Vanguard has met with several private equity firms in the past year as it considers offering private-equity investment products, The Wall Street Jour...
2019-06-23, 23:26

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distil...
2019-05-21, 14:39

How My Private Grief Inspired My Podcast On Fatherlessness "Having felt that my fatherlessness had left me lost, foggy and drifting, I became interested in how someone could channel their grief into direction...
2019-08-04, 12:52

These ultra-luxe tours can take you around the world in a private jet For well-to-do, worldly travelers with destinations still on their bucket lists, joining a private jet tour is a way to efficiently explore the world...
2019-09-08, 16:52

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant phy...
2019-08-02, 22:13

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key gr...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Keep Your Home Address Private With a Google Alert Removing your home address from “people search” sites is a long, tedious, and sometimes costly process. So once you do it, you want it to stick. Unfo...
2019-08-20, 00:52

Crunch Fitness sold to TPG private-equity firm Crunch Fitness — the quirky gym chain known for classes like “Ass & Abs” — said Monday it has been sold to buyout firm TPG. Terms of the deal weren’t...
2019-07-02, 01:13

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 ...
2019-05-21, 14:39

BlackRock Fund's First Big Private-Equity Deal Is a Sign of What's to Come BlackRock’s private-equity fund hopes its deal for a stake in Authentic Brands will be the first in a series that will help the firm close the gap wi...
2019-08-13, 07:00

It’s scarily easy to see and share private Instagram posts It turns out that private Instagram posts and videos can be accessed with relative ease by people who aren’t even following you, according to a new r...
2019-09-12, 00:00

Chile to push both private and public investment in lithium Chilean Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said on Tuesday the government of the South American mining powerhouse would favor neither private nor state ...
2019-06-11, 18:00

Bosnian police find 130 migrants in private house SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police say they have found some 130 migrants staying illegally in a privately owned house in the northwes...
2019-06-14, 17:26

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units - WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in asset...
2019-06-17, 01:00

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units: WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in asset...
2019-06-17, 00:26

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles o...
2019-05-24, 15:13

Anti-marijuana group loses bid to keep NY donors private Albany is set to weed out these anti-marijuana lobbyists. The New York chapter of the Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM-NY) was on Tuesday knocked b...
2019-09-11, 20:26

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers ...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Top Obama adviser: 'The fact is' people don't want to get rid of private insurance Former Obama adviser and current CNN political commentator David Axelrod called it a "fact" that Americans don't want a single-payer health care syst...
2019-07-31, 20:13