MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-05-23, 04:39

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. T...

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey

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Recovery continues in Texas town nearly 2 years after Harvey PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorit...
2019-06-05, 00:52

Mississippi River spillway opening again for flood control NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the Mississippi River rises, a spillway in Louisiana will be opened for the third time ever — and only the second time for floo...
2019-05-30, 22:39

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spendi...
2019-05-27, 22:13

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
2019-07-13, 03:13

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by...
2019-06-17, 00:52

Sean ''Diddy'' Combs and Lori Harvey Vacation With Her Dad Steve Harvey Amid Dating Rumors As the saying goes: When in Rome! Sean "Diddy" Combs and Lori Harvey were spotted hanging out together again, but this time, the two were seen getti...
2019-08-05, 02:00

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesd...
2019-08-21, 06:52

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
2019-06-22, 10:26

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
2019-07-09, 09:00

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and he...
2019-07-04, 13:26

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
2019-06-19, 00:13

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency ...
2019-06-28, 04:00

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
2019-07-09, 00:13

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
2019-08-21, 09:13

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings...
2019-06-27, 18:39

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self...
2019-07-09, 01:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
2019-07-09, 01:39

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his exp...
2019-06-04, 07:13

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed f...
2019-05-27, 15:39

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an es...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods a...
2019-05-24, 00:26

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion d...
2019-07-17, 13:39

A $61 billion trade. Record-breaking busts. Rock-bottom prices. The meth crisis is spiraling out of control Deep in the jungle in Thailand's northern Chiang Mai province, a unit of armed border officers were on duty late last month when they stumbled on a c...
2019-07-20, 19:00

Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.    ...
2019-05-29, 02:13

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said. ...
2019-06-10, 05:00

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adven...
2019-06-12, 19:26

Harvey Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul’s upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City,...
2019-08-21, 09:39

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the al...
2019-05-26, 20:13

Matt Harvey put on IL after ‘embarrassing loss’ ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on Saturday, two days after what he deemed an &#...
2019-05-26, 06:26

Angels designate Harvey for assignment Los Angeles Angels right-handed starting pitcher Matt Harvey, who experienced a setback last month on his rehab for an upper back strain, was designa...
2019-07-20, 03:00

The Matt Harvey moment that could have changed it all The fantasy of any sports always includes the omniscient fast-forward and rewind buttons of memory. Oh, to be an old Brooklyn Dodgers fan and be able...
2019-07-21, 01:26

Matt Harvey designated for assignment by Angels Matt Harvey’s tenure with the Angels appears over. The club announced Friday that the former Mets ace had been designated for assignment. The move oc...
2019-07-20, 02:26

Matt Harvey didn’t want Angels to know about his injury The Dark Knight got dark. “I don’t even remember the highs anymore,” Matt Harvey told reporters Sunday, via The Athletic. “I don’t want to tell [team...
2019-05-27, 04:26

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Se...
2019-08-01, 15:52

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.    ...
2019-06-14, 17:52

Harvey Weinstein replaces lawyers again in rape case Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein switched his legal team during an appearance Thursday in a Manhattan courtroom regarding his sexual assault case....
2019-07-12, 05:00

Harvey Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weinstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogul's sexu...
2019-07-11, 18:13

Of Course Harvey Weinstein's New Lawyer Is a Woman Who Criticizes MeToo Harvey Weinstein’s much-delayed sexual assault trial is expected to begin jury selection in September, and in anticipation, he’s rearranged his legal...
2019-07-12, 22:00

Madonna Says Harvey Weinstein "Crossed Lines and Boundaries" With Her Madonna is opening up about her experience working with Harvey Weinstein. In a new profile on the superstar singer, published by the New York Times ...
2019-06-05, 23:13

Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned again ahead of criminal trial Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal t...
2019-08-22, 22:52

Madonna: 'Harvey Weinstein crossed lines when we worked together' Singer recalls mogul being ‘incredibly sexually flirtatious’ when they worked together for 1991 documentaryMadonna has said that the disgraced film m...
2019-06-06, 13:13

Matt Harvey was really nervous for his minor league start The Dark Knight rose for one night. Matt Harvey turned in a strong performance in his first start for the Athletics’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate on ...
2019-08-19, 10:00

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, se...
2019-08-15, 07:00

Judge won't let Harvey Weinstein travel to Europe for work Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein asked the court let the disgraced producer travel to Italy and Spain to work on a stage production of “Cinema Paradiso” ...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Todd Mitchell, Scott Harvey win US Amateur 4-Ball BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Todd Mitchell and Scott Harvey won the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship on Wednesday, beating Logan Shuping and Blake Taylor 2...
2019-05-30, 06:00

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
2019-08-09, 00:26

San Francisco airport opens gates in new $2.4B Harvey Milk Terminal San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday opened gates its new $2.4 billion terminal and named it after slain gay rights advocate and former cit...
2019-07-24, 03:00

Judge rejects Harvey Weinstein appeal over sex trafficking charge Harvey Weinstein lost an effort Monday to get a federal appeals court to quickly decide whether sex trafficking claims can legally be brought against...
2019-08-06, 17:13

Liverpool's Harvey Elliott 'truly sorry' for offensive Harry Kane video Teenage winger apologises after clip circulates onlineElliott impresses in 3-1 comeback victory over LyonLiverpool’s new 16-year-old Harvey Elliott h...
2019-08-01, 02:01

Yankees shuffle relievers: Jake Barrett to IL, Joe Harvey called up As Didi Gregorius takes steps toward returning, you knew the good Yankees injury vibes couldn’t last too long. Righty reliever Jake Barrett is ...
2019-05-26, 18:52

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative $44m compensation deal The agreement would resolve lawsuits and compensate the Hollywood producer’s alleged victimsHarvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual miscond...
2019-05-24, 06:26

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting am...
2019-07-11, 18:26

David Mamet’s Harvey Weinstein play is a sick joke LONDON — David Mamet has done it again! By which I mean that the out-of-his-mind playwright has appalled, offended and perplexed a packed house of hu...
2019-06-08, 08:52

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial out of NYC In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany C...
2019-08-21, 11:39

Harvey Weinstein hires two new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, has hired two lawyers from a Chicago-based firm to join the legal team representing him in his Se...
2019-06-28, 03:39

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has...
2019-06-06, 19:39

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the...
2019-05-24, 04:39

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have ...
2019-05-24, 03:39

This review of David Mamet's new Harvey Weinstein play is brutal There’s nothing quite like a high-minded literary smackdown, and that’s exactly what Exuent Magazine editor Alice Saville offers in her review of Dav...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Harvey Weinstein: Prosecutors go back to grand jury; will trial be delayed? Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial is due to start Sept. 9, but prosecutors' decision to return to grand jury for new indictment may put t...
2019-08-17, 04:39

Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M compensation deal with accusers, creditors, reports say Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul accused of sex crimes by multiple women, has reached a tentative $44 million settlement to resolve lawsuits against...
2019-05-24, 06:26

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victi...
2019-05-24, 07:13

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual...
2019-05-24, 12:39

Harvey Weinstein seeks to move sex-crimes trial out of NYC due to media coverage Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial could be delayed if he wins motion to move trial from NYC to Long Island or Albany due to pretrial publicity...
2019-08-21, 19:13

Accusers nearing settlement in Harvey Weinstein sex trafficking case, attorneys say Attorneys for Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio and for a group of women who say the disgraced film producer sexually assaulted them told a feder...
2019-06-05, 15:00

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.    ...
2019-05-24, 17:13

Harvey Weinstein: Grand jury issues new indictment in sex-crimes case There's a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein but it's sealed. He's to be arraigned, again, on Aug. 26.     &...
2019-08-23, 07:39

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleg...
2019-05-24, 13:13

Talk show host Steve Harvey to cover students’ college costs KENT, Ohio (AP) — Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight incoming freshmen at...
2019-07-01, 15:39

New Liverpool signings Harvey Elliott and Sepp van den Berg praised after competitive debuts Liverpool coach Neil Critchley hailed the contributions of summer signings Harvey Elliott and Sepp van den Berg after handing both their competitive ...
2019-08-08, 12:00

Harvey Weinstein introduces new legal team including anti-#MeToo attorney Ex-producer’s new team includes Donna Rotunno, who previously argued the movement has done a disservice to womenHarvey Weinstein introduced his third...
2019-07-11, 19:52

Harvey Weinstein Reaches $44 Million Settlement With Sexual Misconduct Accusers: Report Harvey Weinstein has tentatively reached a $44 million civil agreement with his sexual misconduct accusers, former business partners and other entiti...
2019-05-24, 14:26

Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case: report One of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial due to begin in September has asked a judge to let him drop the former movie produ...
2019-06-18, 23:13

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexu...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Inside Sean "Diddy" Combs and Lori Harvey's PDA-Packed Italian Vacation With Her Family Sean "Diddy" Combs and Lori Harvey continue to fuel romance rumors. The 49-year-old music mogul and the 22-year-old stepdaughter of Steve Harvey are...
2019-08-06, 02:00

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a cl...
2019-05-24, 07:52

Thanks to talk show host Steve Harvey, college will be free for these 8 Kent State freshmen Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight freshmen at his alma mater in Ohio. ...
2019-07-01, 15:00

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 millio...
2019-05-24, 11:26

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassme...
2019-07-04, 08:52

Harvey Elliott cameo praised as Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp talks promising youngsters Jurgen Klopp paid tribute to a cameo performance from Harvey Elliott and the pre-season contributions of his young players after Liverpool's 3-1 win ...
2019-08-01, 09:52

Farewell To A Legend: Steve Harvey Has Rocketed Through The Roof Of His Studio In Shock After A Guest Told Him She Doesn’t Make Her Kids Do Chores After decades of top-tier entertainment and nonstop laughs, it’s time to say goodbye to an incredible titan of showbiz: Steve Harvey has rocketed thr...
2019-07-11, 21:26

Madonna: Harvey Weinstein 'crossed lines and boundaries' when we worked together Madonna tells "The New York Times" about how Harvey Weinstein was "sexually flirtatious and forward," and that no, she never tried to ask Trump out. ...
2019-06-06, 06:00

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women w...
2019-05-24, 06:26

'Burn' trailer: Josh Hutcherson, Tilda Cobham-Harvey star in dark drama Tilda Cobham-Harvey, Suki Waterhouse and Josh Hutcherson star in the dark drama "Burn," written and directed by Mike Gan.     &#...
2019-08-22, 09:13

Jurgen Klopp hails Liverpool youngsters vs Lyon after 'cheeky' Harvey Elliott cameo Jurgen Klopp paid tribute to a 'cheeky' cameo from Harvey Elliott and the pre-season contributions of his young players after Liverpool's 3-1 win ove...
2019-07-31, 23:00

FDA approves $2M medicine, most expensive ever US regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of thos...
2019-05-25, 00:00

NBA approves use of coach's challenge in '19-20 The NBA's board of governors approved the use of a coach's challenge next season on a one-year trial basis. Also, the league's replay center will now...
2019-07-10, 03:26

Carl Beech trial: Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor says Met Police were guilty of 'bad faith' over VIP abuse ring claims A former Tory MP accused of being a child murder and sadistic sexual predator by a man later charged with inventing the claims said the Metropolitan ...
2019-06-22, 01:26

Carl Beech: Harvey Proctor slams investigation into VIP paedophile ring as a 'truly disgraceful chapter in police history' Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor, falsely accused by Carl Beech of raping and murdering children, has described the police investigation as "a truly dis...
2019-07-22, 20:13

What to Do Before, During and After a Flood After a year of record-breaking precipitation across the country, large swaths of the midwest are dealing with extreme levels of flooding. Thousands ...
2019-06-04, 18:39

Carl Beech trial: Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor condemns VIP Westminster abuse ring accusations as 'ravings of a fantasist' A former Tory MP named as a child murderer and violent paedophile by a man later charged with lying told jurors the horrific allegations were the "ra...
2019-06-20, 19:52

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on n...
2019-08-07, 21:13

FDA approves Nabriva's antibiotic for pneumonia The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it had approved Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic Xenleta for treating patients with co...
2019-08-19, 22:00

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with...
2019-06-28, 19:52

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investiga...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Flood Havoc Flooding has imperiled crops and livestock in the agricultural heartland at a time when farmers are already feeling the pain of the trade war with Ch...
2019-06-10, 14:39

Never Try To Drive Through a Flood It’s hurricane season, and we’ve got a weirdo storm brewing up in the Gulf of Mexico right now. The storm is heading toward Louisiana, which has alre...
2019-07-11, 00:39

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the sm...
2019-06-13, 07:01

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to appr...
2019-07-17, 22:01

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members̵...
2019-07-25, 04:13

UPDATE 1-FDA approves Nabriva's antibiotic for pneumonia The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it had approved Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic Xenleta for treating patients with co...
2019-08-19, 22:00

PGA Tour approves changes to cut line for 2019-20 season Starting this season, 65 is the new 70. The PGA Tour policy board has approved changes that will reduce the number of players who make the cut. ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing l...
2019-07-23, 03:01

Boston Approves All But Certain Straight Pride Riot A major northeastern city actually approved an application for a parade celebrating straight people, and, yeah, it’s the one you think it is....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amend...
2019-07-13, 04:52

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit...
2019-06-20, 08:13

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approve...
2019-05-30, 06:00

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

FDA approves AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie Inc's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to wide...
2019-08-16, 19:26

J&K Approves 10% Reservation For Economically Weaker Sections The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the reservation (second amendment) bill incorporating 103rd amendment of the Indian constitution t...
2019-06-20, 21:13

State Department approves Taiwan's $8B deal for 66 F-16s The State Department has approved the $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, amid stalled U.S.-China trade talks, strife in Hong Kong a...
2019-08-22, 12:00

The FCC approves Ossia’s wireless charging tech Ossia, the Seattle-based company developing technology that transmits power at a distance, revealed that several of its products have received FCC ap...
2019-06-27, 21:26

The Secure Act may flood your 401(k) with annuities. Here's what you should know While many people may be drawn to the idea of guaranteed income in retirement, it's important to understand the pros and cons of annuities befor...
2019-07-03, 16:00

How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US,...
2019-06-01, 21:26

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology...
2019-05-23, 18:52

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffi...
2019-07-24, 11:52

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the ...
2019-07-24, 03:39

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving the...
2019-06-28, 18:52

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has...
2019-05-27, 14:26

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction of...
2019-06-18, 14:13

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in ...
2019-06-30, 05:00

Brazil's Magazine Luiza says Netshoes approves its takeover bid Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA said that shareholders of online sports retailer Netshoes Ltd approved its bid for the company at $3.70 per shar...
2019-06-14, 18:52

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples ...
2019-07-03, 21:13

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting...
2019-05-25, 03:52

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center...
2019-07-04, 00:39

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a vio...
2019-06-09, 07:39

FCC approves another $137 million to expand rural broadband access The Federal Communications Commission has approved another $121 million in funding to bring broadband access to rural homes and businesses. It's...
2019-08-13, 14:39

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the Worl...
2019-07-12, 22:13

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry ba...
2019-08-16, 18:39

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
2019-07-12, 21:26

NY financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license The New York State Department of Financial Services announced on Friday that it granted a license to Bakkt Trust Co LLC to operate as a limited liabi...
2019-08-16, 19:26

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appro...
2019-05-22, 12:52

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples Ecuador’s highest court has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand homosexual rights in the small South Amer...
2019-06-13, 00:26

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
2019-06-19, 00:52

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 1...
2019-07-12, 06:00

Boston Approves Application for Straight Pride Parade Advocates for what they call America’s “oppressed majority” — heterosexuals — will march in Boston on Aug. 31. They said the parade is not anti-L.G.B...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they wer...
2019-05-30, 17:39

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn crit...
2019-06-19, 10:13

Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the...
2019-06-19, 22:52

BS Yediyurappa Approves Rs 480-Crore Aerospace Manufacturing Unit Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given approval to US-based Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt Ltd to set up a manufacturing unit with an inve...
2019-08-03, 20:00

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regime...
2019-08-14, 20:39

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain ...
2019-06-19, 22:39

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
2019-06-22, 00:13

New York approves sports betting in 4 upstate casinos ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gambling regulators in New York have voted to allow sports betting at four upstate casinos. The state’s Gaming Commission a...
2019-06-10, 21:01

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the l...
2019-06-22, 01:13

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
2019-06-19, 19:26

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to...
2019-06-19, 17:00

UPDATE 1-FDA approves AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie Inc's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to wide...
2019-08-16, 19:26

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining t...
2019-07-10, 22:13

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosi...
2019-08-16, 22:39

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead...
2019-06-06, 18:52

Trump Administration Approves F-16 Fighter Jet Sales to Taiwan The $8 billion arms package, the single largest from the United States to Taiwan in many years, is certain to anger China and could complicate the tr...
2019-08-17, 03:26

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified g...
2019-06-13, 16:13

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’...
2019-06-27, 23:39

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. ...
2019-07-22, 12:39

Rose McGowan VMA dress: Charmed star's iconic 1998 look was a 'political statement' after her alleged assault by Harvey Weinstein McGowan made headlines when she wore a 'naked dress' to the VMAs in 1998. Speaking to Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh series she has now revealed the dr...
2019-06-27, 19:39

Flood of New Jets Will Create Turbulence After years of getting crowded with small planes and big planes, the skies are about to be invaded by medium-sized planes. The shift may delight airl...
2019-07-10, 17:00

Flood Threats Remains This Weekend Things will not improve much, thanks to a cut-off low hanging around the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys this weekend. Periods of light to heavy r...
2019-06-08, 14:52

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
2019-07-04, 20:13

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license The New York State Department of Financial Services announced on Friday that it granted a license to Bakkt Trust Co LLC to operate as a limited liabi...
2019-08-16, 17:52

Government Panel Approves 3,050 Crores Fine For Attempted Stifling Of Jio Reliance Jio was built at a cost of over $30 billion by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani. That forced its three rivals - Bharti, Vodafone and Idea -...
2019-07-25, 10:39

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

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mo...
2019-06-19, 04:39

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-...
2019-06-18, 06:26

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
2019-07-05, 23:52

FIFA approves expansion of women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 Soccer's world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women's World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reop...
2019-07-31, 20:26

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endan...
2019-07-25, 07:52

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ign...
2019-06-11, 22:52

Japan Approves Scientist's Plan to Create World's First Humanimals For the first time, a government is supporting a plan to create animal embryos with human cells and bring them to term, resulting in a type of humani...
2019-07-31, 19:52

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluste...
2019-06-04, 23:26

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-...
2019-08-06, 08:13

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an ent...
2019-05-23, 04:39

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent C...
2019-05-23, 04:39

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city...
2019-07-03, 00:39

Centre Approves Increasing Strength Of Supreme Court Judges From 31 To 34 Acting on the request of the chief justice of India, the government on Wednesday decided to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the pres...
2019-07-31, 18:13

Puerto Rico House approves Pierluisi, positioning him for governor Puerto Rico's House of Representatives on Friday approved the nomination of attorney Pedro Pierluisi as the island's next secretary of state, potenti...
2019-08-02, 22:39

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco con...
2019-06-10, 23:26

Indian commodity exchange approves Steinweg as storage facility Logistics and warehousing firm C.Steinweg has been approved by Multi Commodity Exchange Clearing Corporation (MCXCCL) as a storage facility for its p...
2019-06-03, 19:00

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerou...
2019-08-02, 22:26

DOE panel approves diversity policy at raucous Chinatown meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous m...
2019-08-03, 00:00

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
2019-07-04, 15:39

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
2019-05-24, 18:13

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
2019-06-11, 23:39

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
2019-05-28, 04:26

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
2019-05-24, 08:39

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to wid...
2019-08-17, 09:00

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. N...
2019-06-19, 23:13

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the co...
2019-08-02, 10:13

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to rep...
2019-07-17, 07:26

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected...
2019-05-22, 15:52

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawma...
2019-06-04, 03:00

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
2019-06-13, 00:39

UPDATE 1-NY financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services sa...
2019-08-16, 19:26

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for cl...
2019-07-23, 23:13

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Kor...
2019-08-17, 05:00

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombing...
2019-05-23, 11:01

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
2019-07-11, 15:13

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
2019-06-12, 12:13

Centre Approves Development Projects Worth Rs 1,232 Crore For Northeast The Centre has sanctioned 49 development projects worth Rs 1,232 crore for the Northeastern region in the first 50 days of the Modi government, DoNER...
2019-08-01, 15:26

Judge approves drugstore operator Brasil Pharma's bankruptcy Brazilian drugstore operator Brasil Pharma said on Tuesday a Sao Paulo court judge had approved the bankruptcy request it filed on June 6, when the ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it ap...
2019-07-22, 22:52

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two year...
2019-08-01, 20:26

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two peopl...
2019-07-20, 06:13

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed ...
2019-08-13, 05:52

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Se...
2019-06-13, 00:39

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Jus...
2019-06-19, 03:13

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the co...
2019-08-01, 15:01

Chandrababu Naidu's House Under Flood Threat? Far From It, Says His Son Aerial photographs and a video of a house belonging to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in Undavalli near Vijayawada were widel...
2019-08-14, 19:00

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probabl...
2019-05-31, 11:26

More Than 4 Lakh Affected In Flood-Hit Assam: Updates More than four lakh have been affected in 17 of the 27 districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barp...
2019-07-12, 05:52

Heavy Rain And Flash Flood Threat Late weekend heavy rain plus additional rounds inbound the next couple of days will lead to an elevated flash flood threat early this week. A flash f...
2019-06-17, 12:00

Maharashtra Flood Devastation Could Have Been Avoided, Say Experts Nearly 50 people have died in the floods in Western Maharashtra and over five lakh have been displaced in the past few days. What caused this devasta...
2019-08-15, 05:00

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radic...
2019-07-19, 18:26

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won&apo...
2019-05-30, 02:52

No end seen to struggle as Mississippi flood enters month 4 HOLLY BLUFF, Miss. (AP) — Larry Walls should have been out working in his fields last week. Instead, his John Deere tractor is parked on high ground,...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely...
2019-08-01, 07:13

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dr...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Frida...
2019-06-01, 23:52

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two year...
2019-08-01, 20:52

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Confe...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & J...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Trudeau’s Government Approves Expansion of Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline The pipeline will link Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with British Columbia. The project has divided Canada’s two westernmost provinces and exposed a...
2019-06-18, 23:26

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd...
2019-06-19, 08:00

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap electio...
2019-06-20, 21:00

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against...
2019-06-19, 17:52

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but ...
2019-08-13, 08:13

Parliament Approves Bill Providing Death Penalty For Child Sex Abuse A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was approve...
2019-08-01, 19:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumo...
2019-08-02, 22:26

Eagle Materials says board approves plan to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board has approved a plan to separate its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly t...
2019-05-30, 15:39

UPDATE 2-Canada approves expansion of crude oil pipeline, says legal challenges likely Canada as expected on Tuesday approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depresse...
2019-06-19, 00:52

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evi...
2019-08-01, 05:13

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations ta...
2019-07-11, 19:52

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Nar...
2019-07-03, 16:00

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning a...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send about 2,000 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials ...
2019-05-24, 19:13

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
2019-07-20, 00:26

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Subpoenas of Barr and McGahn The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ign...
2019-06-12, 00:52

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its se...
2019-07-20, 08:13

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
2019-07-20, 03:13

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services ...
2019-07-31, 19:00

UPDATE 3-State Dept approves possible $8 bln fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
2019-08-21, 13:13

U.S. banking regulator approves simpler 'Volcker Rule' ban on proprietary trading A U.S. banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the "Volcker Rule," which restricts risky profit-seeking trades b...
2019-08-20, 15:13

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
2019-07-09, 10:13

FIFA unanimously approves expansion of 2023 Women’s World Cup to 32 teams The FIFA Council has approved an expansion of the number of teams participating in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, citing the “astounding s...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are una...
2019-07-31, 20:39

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
2019-07-20, 04:39

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm ...
2019-05-30, 07:00

Italy antitrust body approves Unipol/BPER deal with conditions Italy's competition watchdog approved a takeover of Unipol Banca by fellow lender Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (BPER) with conditions, it said ...
2019-07-18, 20:13

18 People Missing As Flood Washes Away 20 Houses In Uttarakhand Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand Flood: At least 18 people are missing after a flood in the Tons River washed away around 20 houses in Uttarakhand's Uttarkash...
2019-08-18, 17:39

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission ...
2019-07-01, 12:39

Heavy rains cause flash flood chaos in Nebraska Flash flood warnings have been issued for a section of Nebraska after an overnight deluge. Up to nine inches of rain fell from storms that struck Buf...
2019-07-09, 22:26

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’ First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK...
2019-06-12, 07:39

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of reco...
2019-06-13, 17:13

"We're With You," Rahul Gandhi Tells His Flood-Hit Constituency Wayanad Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, camping in his Wayanad LokSabha constituency in Kerala, today appealed for help to provide relief material to those hit...
2019-08-12, 12:39

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limi...
2019-08-14, 21:26

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyar...
2019-07-20, 21:39

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Okla...
2019-06-03, 05:52

Over 5,000 People Lodged In Relief Camps In Flood-Hit Mizoram Over 5,000 people were lodged in relief camps and more than 4,000 people were being evacuated in Mizoram following floods triggered by heavy rain for...
2019-07-17, 13:52

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4) ...
2019-06-05, 00:13

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while ...
2019-07-15, 16:39

Firefighters swim through flash flood, save driver Severe weather in Louisiana caused a flash flood that swept away a woman's car, forcing rescuers to save the woman.     ...
2019-06-07, 18:39

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge...
2019-07-13, 13:13

Trump announces exit of top WH lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump announced the departure of top White House attorney Emmet Flood, who represented the administration in Special Counsel Robert Mueller...
2019-06-02, 02:39

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here...
2019-07-19, 20:52

Trump says lawyer Emmet Flood leaving in June U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team, Emmet Flood, will leave his post later this month after helping hi...
2019-06-02, 03:01

State AG probing subway flood that swept man off his feet State Attorney General Letitia James on Friday launched an investigation into claims that builders of a luxury high-rise were responsible for the del...
2019-07-19, 23:52

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — Over the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of proper...
2019-05-27, 18:52

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding t...
2019-05-25, 02:52

In Flood-Hit Vadodara, Crocodile Sneaks Up Behind Dog On Street. Watch Amidst heavy rainfall that triggered flash floods in Vadodara, Gujarat, a scary video of a crocodile attacking a dog on a water-logged street has gon...
2019-08-02, 20:13

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
2019-06-14, 00:13

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
2019-07-12, 20:26

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Fathe...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalat...
2019-08-02, 06:00

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
2019-06-21, 09:26

Faster Journey From Delhi To Mumbai As Centre Approves Higher Train Speed The centre has approved the Railways' proposal to increase the train speed on Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes to 160 kmph which will reduce trav...
2019-08-07, 22:52

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
2019-06-19, 05:52

Japan's cabinet approves taking South Korea off favored trade list Japan said on Friday it would remove South Korea's fast-track export status, drawing the threat of a firm response from Seoul and further straining r...
2019-08-02, 08:01

Saudi king reportedly approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency reported ...
2019-07-20, 16:13

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsona...
2019-08-02, 03:52

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an invest...
2019-06-13, 00:00

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relie...
2019-07-12, 17:26

Trump approves disaster declaration in Kansas as large tornado slams state A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on s...
2019-05-29, 09:39

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by ...
2019-08-20, 17:13

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality,...
2019-05-24, 21:52

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an a...
2019-08-01, 20:52

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but ...
2019-08-13, 05:52

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic ca...
2019-05-24, 20:39

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 ...
2019-07-03, 06:39

UPDATE 1-Brazil power company Light approves 2 bln reais share offering Brazilian power company Light SA has approved a primary and secondary share offering valued at over 2 billion reais ($521 million), which sent the co...
2019-07-02, 22:52

Devendra Fadnavis To Seek Rs 6,813 Crore In Flood Relief From Centre With rescue operations over in flood-hit Kolhapur and Sangli, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said his government will seek a...
2019-08-14, 06:13

Row Over Devendra Fadnavis' Pictures On Maharashtra Flood Relief Material A day after a minister's selfies in a flood-ravaged region of Maharashtra triggered a controversy, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' pictures on the ...
2019-08-10, 16:00

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters i...
2019-07-01, 14:52

6 Killed, Over 8 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam Over eightlakh peoplehave been affected in 21 of the 33districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barp...
2019-07-13, 06:52

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of furthe...
2019-05-30, 07:00

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services...
2019-07-15, 18:13

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people...
2019-05-21, 22:00

"Truly Humbling," Rahul Gandhi Tweets After Visiting Flood-Hit Wayanad Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday praised the people of his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Kerala, which has been battered by a flood and la...
2019-08-13, 17:00

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fe...
2019-05-29, 21:26

Lyme Park in Cheshire closed after 'significant' flood damage Mansion that was Mr Darcy’s home in BBC’s Pride and Prejudice saved by sandbagsA major clean-up operation is under way at one of the National Trust’s...
2019-08-02, 19:13

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in ...
2019-06-16, 21:00

Sprawling Siberia flood wrecks young family's home Svetlana Semyonova, 32, returned to her devastated home after abandoning it last week as a flood was sweeping through the region to find furniture br...
2019-07-03, 19:52

Video shows flood rushing through crowded Staten Island bus Flash flooding was apparently so bad on Staten Island on Wednesday afternoon that water seeped through the doors of an MTA bus, engulfing the floor w...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Flood-weary central U.S. to receive break from persistent downpours While showers and locally severe thunderstorms will cross the central United States on occasion this week, the wet weather will not be as persistent ...
2019-06-09, 15:52

In Flood-Ravaged Assam, How People Are Coping In Relief Camps Nearly 52 lakh people have been affected and 1.5 lakh shifted to relief camps in Assam over the last one week due to floods triggered by incessant ra...
2019-07-16, 20:26

52 Lakh Affected As Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 20 Dead So Far The number of people affected by the Assam floods rose to 52 lakh today, with as many as 1.5 lakh being moved to relief centres amid a red alert issu...
2019-07-16, 20:26

Ancient flood shows some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds We’ve long suspected that some dinosaurs nested in colonies like birds do, and now an exceptional fossil site has given us the strongest evidence tha...
2019-07-16, 16:52

Flood victims in Siberia complain authorities failed to warn them Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning...
2019-07-02, 19:00

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of riv...
2019-08-09, 12:00

78 Killed, 55 Lakh Affected As Flood Situations Worsens In Bihar Flash floods caused by heavy rains in catchment areas of Nepal have ravaged a dozen districts of Bihar so far, claiming 78 lives and affecting 55 lak...
2019-07-18, 23:39

11 Dead, 26 Lakh Affected As Assam's Flood Nightmare Worsens Eighty-year-old Bano Khatun looks at her village in Barpeta, one of the worst-hit districts in Assam, and her eyes well up with tears. Her home has b...
2019-07-14, 18:52

7 Killed, Over 15 Lakh Affected As Flood Situation Worsens In Assam More than seven people seven people have died and over 20 lakh have been affected in Assam as monsoon floods have inundated 25 of the 33 districts in...
2019-07-14, 06:39

Plane For Rebel MLAs But No Chopper For Flood: Kumaraswamy's Party To BJP The JD(S) on Thursday hit out at the BJP government in Karnataka on the issue of tackling the flood situation, alleging it could not deploy helicopte...
2019-08-08, 13:39

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads ...
2019-06-04, 21:52

Thousands of acres expected to flood as spillway opens in Louisiana The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with communities facing flooding as it opens the Morganza Spillway on Sunday in Louisiana    &...
2019-05-29, 20:52

Rahul Gandhi's Facebook Appeal For His Flood-Hit Kerala Constituency Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is camping in his Wayanad LokSabha constituency in Kerala, today appealed to the people to provide relief materials...
2019-08-12, 09:00

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country...
2019-07-11, 22:39

13,000 Affected As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Flood In Assam Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper ...
2019-07-08, 20:26

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and centr...
2019-06-14, 02:52

Arkansas governor orders levee review after historic flood LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor has ordered a review of the state’s levees and is asking lawmakers to approve $10 million for...
2019-06-27, 21:52

76 Dead In Flood-Hit Kerala, Rain Predicted To Ease Up: 10 Points After days of downpour and landslides, the intensity of rain is likely to reduce in Kerala today if the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predic...
2019-08-12, 12:39

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring's widesprea...
2019-06-09, 18:00

Condolence Messages Flood Twitter As Survivors Ruled Out In An-32 Crash Political leaders cutting across party lines today took to social media to express their condolences for India's "air warriors" in the hours followin...
2019-06-13, 15:00

72 Dead In Flood-Hit Kerala, Rain Predicted To Ease Up: 10 Points After days of downpour and landslides, the intensity of rain is likely to reduce in Kerala today if the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predic...
2019-08-12, 09:00

After Minister's Flood Selfie, BJP Video Shows Him Swimming To Village Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan, roasted after he was seen posing for selfies and waving cheerfully during a survey of a flood-hit district, appe...
2019-08-11, 08:52

Number Of Deaths In Bihar Flood Reaches 106, Over 80 Lakh Affected The number of deaths in the Bihar floods climbed to 106 on Tuesday, with two more people losing their lives in the calamity that affected a populatio...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Tens of thousands flood Hong Kong park for new rally Tens of thousands of people are marching from a park in central Hong Kong for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy fol...
2019-08-18, 10:00

Tejashwi Yadav Seeks Rs 10,000-Crore Help From Centre For Flood-Hit Bihar Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to declare Bihar floods as a nationa...
2019-07-20, 20:39

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
2019-05-25, 00:00

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow ...
2019-05-22, 21:52

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
2019-06-14, 00:39

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE...
2019-05-22, 14:39

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South K...
2019-07-31, 19:00

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had ...
2019-07-15, 23:26

Amit Shah Surveys Flood-Hit Karnataka, Opposition Flags Other Concerns Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday conducted an aerial survey of the areas in northern Karnataka devastated by floods. Mr Shah's visit comes as the st...
2019-08-12, 05:26

Are you covered for a flood? It's time to check any risk for summer storm damage The next six months are when the risk is greatest for major storms to develop and reach the U.S. Homeowners should evaluate their insurance coverage ...
2019-05-31, 22:52

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged t...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated w...
2019-07-11, 10:39

Maharashtra, Kerala Worst-Hit In Flood Fury, Lakhs Evacuated: 10 Facts Dozens have been killed and lakhs have been forced out of their homes as monsoon rains continue to batter several parts of the country. Maharashtra, ...
2019-08-10, 09:39

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, lea...
2019-06-02, 01:26

Crews find body of toddler swept away in flash flood at park COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Search crews found the body of a 2-year-old Kentucky boy on Monday, hours after he was swept away in weekend flash flooding ...
2019-06-10, 21:01

Trump: Emmet Flood to leave White House legal team Emmet Flood, veteran Washington, D.C. attorney who joined President Donald Trump's legal team last year, is leaving the White House, the president sa...
2019-06-02, 01:52

Millions of fans flood downtown Toronto for Raptors victory parade The Toronto Raptors victory parade after winning the NBA Championship started at 10 a.m. Monday at the Princes’ Gates and travelled towards Nathan Ph...
2019-06-17, 21:13

RNC arms up for debates: ‘War room,’ counterevents, Trump supporters flood Detroit While the 2020 Democratic presidential crowd has moved into Detroit for two days of debates, the Republicans are also there to make a big point that ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Metro-North, Amtrak trains delayed after firefighters flood tracks After the fire comes the flood. Commuters on Metro-North’s Hudson Line faced delays of up to an hour and a half Thursday morning after firefigh...
2019-06-21, 00:26

Have To Eat Rats To Survive, Claim Locals In Flood-Affected Bihar Village Locals in Dangi Tola village of Katihar district in Bihar claimed they have no option but to eat rats as floods have wreaked havoc and destroyed hous...
2019-07-16, 20:26

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases...
2019-06-01, 04:01

Cows in Minnesota swept away during flash flood, dramatic video shows A herd of over 50 cows was swept away during a flash flood Friday as dramatic video shows the cattle being carried downstream after a night of heavy ...
2019-06-29, 23:00

From Flood-Hit Assam, A Photo Of Rhinos Huddled On A Small Piece Of Land A tiger escaped from the Kaziranga National Park in flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday, startling residents and shinin...
2019-07-18, 16:39

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, i...
2019-06-09, 13:13

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hur...
2019-07-11, 03:26

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to ...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the pr...
2019-08-06, 22:00

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the ...
2019-07-14, 13:52

48 Dead, Lakhs Moved As Reduced Rain Predicted In Flood-Hit Karnataka The number of deaths from floods in Karnataka have reached 48 and 16 are missing, the government said on Tuesday. Nearly 7 lakh people have been evac...
2019-08-13, 17:00

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents...
2019-06-14, 18:39

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfa...
2019-07-11, 21:39

Severe storm, flash flood dangers from from Rockies to upper Midwest In what has been an active week for severe weather across the central United States, more dangerous thunderstorms will come calling into the weekend....
2019-08-16, 17:52

Flood risk abates for Arkansas city as water advance slows LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials from an Arkansas community where a levee breached say the risk of widespread flooding has abated because the Arkan...
2019-06-02, 17:39

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahea...
2019-07-12, 02:39

Indian Expats Open Donation Centres In UAE For Flood-Hit People In Kerala Indian expats from Kerala in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have opened collection centres for donations to support the thousands of displaced famili...
2019-08-13, 13:26

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system f...
2019-07-13, 01:26

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather ev...
2019-05-24, 22:26

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister Ther...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Devendra Fadnavis, Ministers To Donate One-Month Salary For Flood Relief Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and all Cabinet ministers on Tuesday decided to donate their one-month salary towards the Chief Minister...
2019-08-14, 06:13

Whaley Bridge dam: heed flood defence warning, experts urge Government told it is not acting quickly enough to upgrade infrastructureThe Whaley Bridge dam scare is a warning of the potentially disastrous conse...
2019-08-02, 19:13

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group. &...
2019-07-22, 23:00

Assam Limps Back To Life As Flood Situation Improves, 50 Killed So Far The situation in Assam improved amid receding flood waters today, although the number of dead rose to 50 with 11 more losing their lives over the las...
2019-07-19, 20:26

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new c...
2019-06-05, 23:13

Dharmendra Pradhan Makes Aerial Survey Of Flood Hit Areas In Odisha Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of areas ravaged by heavy rain and flash flood in west Odisha and promised a...
2019-08-17, 23:00

6 Dead, Over 8 Lakh Affected In Assam Flood; Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 21 of the 33 districts in the north-east state and affected over eight lakh people, officials said. T...
2019-07-13, 06:52

Updates: Rahul Gandhi Visits Flood-Ravaged Kerala, Says More Help Needed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday began his two-day tour to Kerala, where 72 people were killed in the last few days due to heavy rainfall and f...
2019-08-12, 09:00

Updated flood mapping coming to 20 ‘high-risk’ Sask. communities The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $1 million to create updated flood mapping for Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert an...
2019-08-13, 03:00

Rains ease, but record flood threats remain for parts of U.S. South Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Thursday as swollen rivers continued to rise, although the threat...
2019-05-30, 14:52

Bihar's Flood Situation To Worsen After Heavy Rain In Nepal: Official The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Wednesday and is expected to worsen as neighbouring Nepal is witnessing heavy rainfall and the water fr...
2019-07-24, 13:26

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as actin...
2019-06-18, 06:39

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the ...
2019-06-07, 08:13

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency sy...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
2019-06-06, 13:00

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
2019-06-02, 09:39

Tropical threat in Gulf of Mexico may bring more misery to flood-ravaged central US Just days into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing in the Gulf of Mexico that could eventually bring more rain to pa...
2019-06-03, 21:13

Film Star Manju Warrier, Crew To Stay "At Own Risk" In Flood-Hit Himachal Manju Warrier and her film crew, including filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, got stranded in Himachal Pradesh on Monday after flash floods and landsl...
2019-08-21, 14:00

Punjab: Army Choppers Airdrop Food Packets In Flood-Hit Areas Of Ludhiana Helicopters of the Indian Army were pressed into service on Wednesday to airdrop food packets in flood-hit villages of Punjab's Jalandhar district as...
2019-08-21, 14:00

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, a...
2019-07-15, 00:52

Rain Fury Kills 24 In Himachal Pradesh, Delhi On Flood Alert: 10 Points Heavy rain pummelled several parts of North India on Sunday, leaving at least 28 people dead and 22 missing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punj...
2019-08-19, 03:39

Storms hit Kansas and Missouri, knocking out power and forcing flash flood warnings Hundreds of people were without power in Missouri and Kansas on Sunday as storms ripped through the area, prompting officials to warn drivers to rema...
2019-06-23, 14:26

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands of black-clad protesters blocked roads and surrounded police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday in the latest demonstrations over an extra...
2019-06-21, 14:00

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing about food and water supplies even though the impact of heavy, ea...
2019-07-17, 14:13

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary ...
2019-07-13, 15:13

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló....
2019-07-18, 21:52

Flash Flood Warning issued June 30 at 11:55PM EDT until July 1 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Central Laurel County in south central Kentucky… * Unt...
2019-07-01, 08:00

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Afri...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state. The post Kansas Supreme ...
2019-06-14, 17:26

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least...
2019-07-11, 18:26

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, w...
2019-07-11, 04:26

| WATCH | Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement ...
2019-08-20, 14:52

Court orders Danube cruise captain held as flood halts search near wreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the captain of a cruise liner that crashed into a pleasure boat on the Danube to be held pending a criminal inv...
2019-06-01, 21:39

Anheuser-Busch sending 150,000 cans of drinking water to flood-devastated communities in Oklahoma and Missouri Anheuser-Busch operates two breweries — on in Georgia and one in Colorado — that pause beer production to can emergency drinking water at periodic in...
2019-05-29, 04:52