REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:52

Tennessee lawmakers mull proposal banning abortion once pregnancy is detected

Tennessee lawmakers said Monday they are considering whether to seek one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans even as such laws continue to be struck down in court....

Tennessee lawmakers mull proposal banning abortion once pregnancy is detected

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Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion that were recently passed in Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, and Georgia (...
2019-05-31, 02:00

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions. The post Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions appeared first on LEX18.co...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous first-trimester abortion restrictions states have t...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
2019-06-07, 07:13

UK lawmakers to vote on proposal for parliament to be recalled if suspended by new PM British lawmakers will vote later on Thursday on a proposal which aims to make it more difficult for the next prime minister to pursue a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament....
2019-07-18, 14:13

Young men 'benefit' in later years when teen pregnancy ends in abortion When young women use abortion services, the adolescent men who avoid becoming teenaged fathers go on to have better educational and financial futures than peers who do become teen fathers, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-18, 20:52

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
2019-06-29, 10:00

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
2019-05-23, 03:13

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
2019-06-21, 18:52

Trump administration to start banning abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration has announced, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hail...
2019-07-16, 17:13

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect. The post Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-29, 01:26

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
2019-05-23, 20:13

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
2019-05-31, 07:13

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications” of an abortion. Democrats in the Assembly ...
2019-05-22, 02:26

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many women even know they’re pregnant. These laws were pass...
2019-07-08, 09:13

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
2019-05-24, 04:39

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after decades of campaigning. On Tuesday, U.K. Members of Parliament backed an amendment requiring the British government to extend same-sex marriage rights t...
2019-07-10, 00:26

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
2019-06-01, 20:39

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh....
2019-05-21, 14:32

RJ Barrett schedules pro day as Knicks mull options Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage a pro day with the rest of agent Bill Duffy’s draft-eligibles Tuesday at UCLA. Unlike the other participants, however, Barrett is not expected to perform drills — just interview with teams and speak with the media. This at least gives a chance for the Pelicans to ...
2019-05-22, 06:39

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
2019-05-28, 16:39

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught wi...
2019-05-26, 15:39

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader’s government lasts. The Social Democrats are in a poll slump and rudderless after leader Andrea Nah...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
2019-05-30, 19:52

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A routine meeting of the Executive Council was called ...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
2019-06-12, 13:39

Brazilian anti-graft prosecutors mull lawsuit against Bradesco -report Brazilian prosecutors are considering a civil lawsuit against Banco Bradesco SA , as they believe the country's second-largest private-sector bank may have failed to prevent corruption schemes, Valor Econômico reported on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
2019-05-23, 08:39

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-06-11, 12:26

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.It is thought that about 145,000 people in ...
2019-06-20, 01:39

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
2019-05-30, 02:13

New North Korea projectile launch detected: U.S. official North Korea appears to have carried out a new projectile launch, two U.S. official said on Thursday, adding that initial information indicated it was similar to previous tests carried out by Pyongyang....
2019-08-01, 21:52

Sarin possibly detected at Facebook mailing facility At least two people may have been exposed to sarin at a Facebook mailing facility in Menlo Park, California, fire officials said Monday, NBC reports....
2019-07-01, 22:13

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
2019-07-15, 02:13

Major rise in password-stealing malware detected The number of users targeted by password-stealing malware jumped from 600,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 940,000 during the same period in 2019 according to new research from Kaspersky.Password Stealing Ware (PSW) is a malicious type of software that is able to collect data directly from a us...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Potentially fatal mosquito-borne EEE virus detected in Delaware Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, “is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis),” the federal health agency says....
2019-08-08, 09:26

Unidentified High-Energy Particles Detected Passing through the Antarctic Ice The IceCube Observatory carries the distinction of being the most remote astronomical facility on Earth. Anchored deeply in the ice of Antarctica, in the very definition of the middle of nowhere, the IceCube installation features a high-tech particle neutrino detector designed to search for one of t...
2019-07-24, 20:52

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a statement....
2019-07-15, 04:26

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
2019-07-31, 23:26

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said, adding that she was the daughter of the second patient who died earlier in the week....
2019-08-01, 13:39

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
2019-07-04, 05:52

March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient The Denisovan story keeps evolving. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
2019-07-11, 18:39

A Cool, Gassy Ring Has Been Detected Around Our Galaxy's Gigantic Black Hole Using the ALMA observatory, scientists have detected a previously undocumented band of cool gas wrapped around the black hole at the core of our galaxy.Read more......
2019-06-06, 04:39

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
2019-05-23, 22:13

Experimental blood test detected many types of cancer in early stages, company says Grail Inc. said Friday that its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the galactic origin of a one-off FRB—but its unexpected lo...
2019-06-27, 22:52

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-25, 00:26

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United States. Earlier this month, Alabama passed the st...
2019-05-29, 22:26

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the south. The law, set to become enforceable in six mo...
2019-05-21, 17:13

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 23:26

Florida health officials say mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling, death detected in state Heads up, Floridians: A dangerous and potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus has been detected in the state, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) announced late last week. ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
2019-06-28, 15:00

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of birds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ending a br...
2019-07-02, 00:13

What to know about rib pain during pregnancy Pain around the ribs is a common complaint during pregnancy. In this article, we look at the possible causes of rib pain during pregnancy and provide tips for relieving pain....
2019-06-07, 13:26

What to know about precum and pregnancy It is possible to get pregnant from precum. Precum is a fluid that the penis releases before ejaculation. The fluid is a lubricant that may contain sperm. Learn more here....
2019-06-01, 12:26

Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy? Most doctors agree that, in most cases, it is safe to masturbate while pregnant. In this article, we look at some of the myths and misconceptions that surround masturbation during pregnancy....
2019-05-21, 20:00

How do breasts change during and after pregnancy? Changes in the breasts are a regular occurrence during and after pregnancy. Breast changes vary from person to person and can occur whether a woman breastfeeds or not. Learn more about the types of changes and when they may signal an underlying condition....
2019-06-29, 05:52

Butt pain during pregnancy: Everything you need to know Feeling pain in the buttocks is common during pregnancy. Often, it is due to extra pressure from the growing uterus, which can cause sciatica or hemorrhoids. Here, learn about these and other sources of butt pain during pregnancy....
2019-06-06, 04:13

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy' - Azarenka "Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

| Pregnancy puts Ashton's RWC in doubt Chris Ashton has all but ended his hopes of playing at this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan by withdrawing from England's training squad due to his wife's pregnancy....
2019-06-23, 20:52

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
2019-05-21, 16:00

The largest underwater eruption ever detected produced a brand new underwater volcano Months ago, a bizarre hum rippled through the waters far off the coast of Africa, traveling around the world and drawing the attention of scientists who managed to capture it using seismic sensors. Its origins were a mystery, but the discovery of a new undersea volcano near the French island of Mayo...
2019-05-24, 15:00

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation across Africa....
2019-05-24, 22:26

Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake, says Williams Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sporstwear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes....
2019-05-27, 22:39

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
2019-08-07, 02:26

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo signs law banning 3D-printed guns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation banning 3D-printed guns, and other firearms and components that can't be detected by a metal detector....
2019-08-01, 01:13

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexual orientation....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from MPs for tougher enforcement is merely talk until a...
2019-08-13, 14:00

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly below average” ratings may lose access to Uber if they don’t heed the company’s advice on how t...
2019-05-29, 21:13

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-19, 03:52

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 amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles” to the...
2019-07-13, 14:39

Why Banning 8chan Was So Hard for Cloudflare: ‘No One Should Have That Power’ In a pair of interviews, Cloudflare's chief executive was torn about the decision. On one hand, 8chan was clearly reprehensible. But banning the site could set a bad precedent...
2019-08-05, 23:39

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it’s the Snowden revelations from a few years ago that shined light on the far-reaching powers of...
2019-06-28, 20:39

Google is banning Chrome extensions that ask for too much of your info Google is cracking down on Chrome extensions that request access to more data than they actually need.In May, Google announced that it would be encouraging developers to think twice about asking for unnecessary information, it's now tightening the rules and making it an explicit requirement tha...
2019-07-24, 13:13

Meghan Markle Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos From Her Pregnancy with Archie Meghan Markle is revealing how she spent her days on maternity leave. In new photos from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's Instagram, the former Suits star is peeling back the curtain......
2019-07-31, 23:39

How Sean ''Diddy'' Combs Really Feels About His Ex Cassie's Pregnancy Oh baby, baby! Cassie confirmed the exciting news about her pregnancy on Wednesday in a heartwarming Instagram post. Moreover, the "Me & U" singer revealed she and her......
2019-06-14, 08:52

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
2019-06-14, 05:00

Mom shocked to be left deaf from pregnancy due to rare condition A UK mom-of-two says she couldn’t hear her baby girl cry when she was born, due to a rare condition that caused her to lose her hearing during her pregnancy. Kate Llewellyn-Waters, 42, said she suffers from a genetic defect known as otosclerosis, which resulted in her losing 60 percent of hear...
2019-06-28, 09:39

Joy-Anna Duggar Suffers Miscarriage in Second Trimester of Pregnancy Joy-Anna Duggar Forsyth has suffered a miscarriage. The 21-year-old Counting On star and husband Austin Forsyth revealed on Instagram on Wednesday night that they have lost their second......
2019-07-04, 16:52

4 Your Health: Biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy Depression is the biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy, according to new Canadian study of more than 25,000 expectant mothers. The study showed women with depression were about two and a half times more likely to use marijuana, and twice as likely to smoke or drink alcohol while pre...
2019-08-13, 06:26

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic skills for many entry-level jobs. Read more......
2019-06-22, 03:13

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses Repeal of law was key part of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s election campaignGreece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to overturn a law that had prohibited police from entering universities.In a stormy debate preceding Thursday’s vote, the prime minister, Kyriakos Mitso...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Canada may start banning single-use plastics by 2021 Canada could start banning single-use plastics like grocery bags, straws, forks and knives as soon as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday....
2019-06-11, 18:13

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 for "altruistic" reasons....
2019-07-03, 21:26

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Treaty Banning Nuclear Tests Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challenging Moscow’s claims that it is adhering to an international treaty....
2019-05-29, 21:01

Costa Rica is banning the use of polystyrene packaging from 2021 Costa Rica lawmakers are to ban the import of expanded polystyrene packaging in a bid to curb its damaging effects on the environment and human health...
2019-07-17, 20:52

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turned a blind eye to the racist, conspiratorial, nightmarish content its algorithms keep planting in front of its (often very young) audience. Today, how...
2019-06-05, 21:13

By Banning Protest Signs, MLS Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For MLS and its clubs are currently embroiled in a fight against their own supporters over what the league claims are violations of its anti-politics rules. Over the last two weeks, multiple fans in multiple stadiums have been ejected for banners that run afoul of the league’s Fan Code of Conduct. There...
2019-08-21, 12:39

Could banning sunscreen to help save coral do more harm than good? Hawaii, Mexico and Palau are encouraging tourists to use reef-friendly lotions – but protecting ourselves from the sun shouldn’t fall by the waysideLast year, the Pacific nation of Palau announced that, from 2020, it will ban sunscreens containing certain chemicals linked with coral degradation. Tou...
2019-06-19, 15:52

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian tweeted, shortly followed by a “Whoo- fucking -hooo”....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Pregnancy Law Will Be Tweaked Soon, Centre Tells Madras High Court The central government on Thursday informed the Madras High Court bench here that the Health Ministry will again initiate the process for amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act....
2019-08-09, 00:13

Mets’ Wilson Ramos gets surprise pregnancy announcement from wife Mets catcher Wilson Ramos discovered he was was going to have another child in front of a Citi Field crowd during the Mets-Cardinals game on Thursday night. Before Ramos was headed to the on-deck circle his wife, Yely, came down from the stands with a sign telling him she’s pregnant with their...
2019-06-14, 05:26

Pregnancy is the ultimate endurance test. If a man says it, it must be true | Suzanne Moore You can keep your Tour de France or your Arctic treks, growing and pushing out a human is the hardest work a person can doWhen Harry spoke to the press in his dazed and delighted way after Meghan had given birth, he said: “How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension.” I guess he meant la...
2019-06-08, 08:00

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
2019-08-08, 21:26

Serena Williams Reflects on the Challenge of Her "Fabulous" Pregnancy Fashion Dressing up during a pregnancy is not easy--just ask Serena Williams. It's been nearly two years since the tennis star gave birth to her first child, daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian,......
2019-08-08, 23:26

Moving during early pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk (Reuters Health) - Moving to a new home during the first three months of pregnancy may add stresses that increase a woman's risk of having a premature birth, low birth weight and a baby that's small for its gestational age, suggests a U.S. study....
2019-08-08, 00:52

I’m off to have a baby, and I’m taking no tips from the new pregnancy influencers | Hadley Freeman Where once just not vomiting in my hair was enough, now I’m supposed to wonder how cute my bump looks in my lingerie selfiesBy the time you read this I will be days away from having a baby taken out of my body – something that, even as I stare down the barrel of child number three, will never stop s...
2019-06-16, 00:52

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake, says Williams Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sporstwear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes....
2019-05-28, 00:01

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who shares a son, 6,......
2019-06-03, 23:26

'Today' meteorologist Dylan Dreyer reveals pregnancy after miscarriage The “Today” show meteorologist announced Wednesday she’s expecting her second child after revealing earlier this year that she had suffered a miscarriage....
2019-07-17, 15:26

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
2019-05-21, 22:39

90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?'s Andrei Tells Elizabeth "Don't Terrorize Me With Your Pregnancy" The struggle is still very real for 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? couple Elizabeth and Andrei Castravet. In the above exclusive sneak peek, the couple, who are still expecting......
2019-05-31, 16:26

Jessica Ennis-Hill calls for end to sponsors’ pressure over pregnancy • Ennis-Hill: ‘I was worried they would tear up my contracts’• Heptathlon champion wants funding for mothers guaranteedJessica Ennis-Hill has warned that women feel under pressure not to have children during their sporting careers because they fear they could lose their sponsors and says all brands ...
2019-05-28, 18:13

Mom left paralyzed after pregnancy complication triggers stroke at 29 weeks A new mom was left paralyzed but is lucky to be alive after she developed preeclampsia and suffered a stroke 29 weeks into her pregnancy. Claire Winnett, 24, said it started with uncontrollable shaking in her arm that resulted in an emergency trip to the hospital. There, Winnett, from Doncaster, Eng...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Mama rhino gives birth to 123-pound calf after 488 days of pregnancy (um, no thanks) A 15-month pregnancy is normal for rhinos, and this is Tashi's fourth calf. The Buffalo Zoo says mom and baby are doing well.        ...
2019-06-21, 21:52

Will Banning Internal Combustion Engines Help the Case Of Electric Three-Wheelers? Niti Aayog also proposes a complete ban on three-wheelers powered by internal combustion engines. But how realistic is it to set a deadline to phase out all three-wheelers with internal combustion......
2019-06-01, 15:52

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy. The Republican signed the bill Friday. The legislation includes an exception for medical emergencies...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
2019-07-15, 18:39

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but some advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 31 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.       ...
2019-08-06, 12:39

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
2019-05-24, 19:52

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or rogue hiring managers — and that violations of salary history questions posed behind closed doors could prove difficult to police....
2019-08-16, 14:26

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
2019-05-24, 21:13

LA considers banning horse racing after deaths at nearby racetrack Los Angeles is reportedly taking measures to ban horse racing in the city — a move that comes as dozens of race horses have died this season at nearby Santa Anita Park. The city’s Board of Animal Services was set to consider a non-binding motion on Tuesday to support the prohibition of horse r...
2019-07-24, 05:52

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior that puts our employees or public at risk,” Foye....
2019-05-23, 01:13

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying the knot at sea, in the woods or even at home after a review of outdated marriage laws was kicked off by the prime minister.Theresa May announced that...
2019-06-29, 00:00

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....
2019-07-11, 18:26

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it could develop its own, similar software, which woul......
2019-06-07, 17:39

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan has received a five-year football banning order after being convicted of racially abusing Liverpool players during a Premier League match at St James’...
2019-05-24, 19:26

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent weeks....
2019-05-24, 23:26

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the opposite is the case.Look at phasing out lead in gasol...
2019-06-27, 20:39

Banning Huawei Would Cost EU Telcos Up to EUR 55 Billion: Industry Body Banning Huawei and ZTE from Europe's rollout of 5G telecom networks would cost EU mobile operators up to EUR 55 billion, according to GSM Association....
2019-06-10, 13:52

Watch: Mets' Wilson Ramos learns of wife's pregnancy while on-deck New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos got some exciting news while on-deck in the fourth inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals, when his wife revealed she was pregnant....
2019-06-14, 17:26

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor and to carry out the procedure expeditiously if......
2019-06-14, 17:39

There was a deleted Game of Thrones scene clarifying Cersei's pregnancy situation At this point, the dead horse of “things Game of Thrones did wrong in its final season” has been kicked more times than you can count. There are, of course, many fair points, but it’s time to move on, leave it in the past, and, from here on out, just binge through season six. If you’re unable, thoug...
2019-06-20, 06:52

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred ...
2019-07-19, 23:39

Methadone treatment during pregnancy doesn't hurt newborn, study suggests Treating a pregnant woman who suffers from opioid addiction has no more harmful impact on the newborn compared to receiving no treatment at all, a new study says....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Anne Hathaway's Pregnancy Glow Is Undeniable as She Showcases Her Baby Bump Hey, mama! Anne Hathaway made quite a stylish splash when she hit the red carpet at tonight's Broadway opening Sea Wall/A Life in New York City. The A-list actress, who is currently......
2019-08-09, 10:52

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
2019-06-29, 02:13

High blood pressure during pregnancy tied to heart problems decades later Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy may be more likely than those who don't to have heart attacks or strokes decades later, a Norwegian study suggests....
2019-07-04, 01:39

Eating A High Fibre Diet May Cut Preeclampsia Risk During Pregnancy: Study Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. It occurs in up to 10 per cent of pregnancies and is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine and severe swelling in the......
2019-07-12, 09:39

Nicki Minaj Sparks Pregnancy Rumor With Her Red Lobster Drink of Choice The Barbz are buzzing today! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nicki Minaj headed to Red Lobster for a dinner date with Jimmy Fallon. But......
2019-06-28, 20:00

Study: CT scans during pregnancy rise in U.S., exposing fetuses to excess radiation The number of CT scans used to examine pregnant women has grown nearly fourfold in the United States since 1996, and researchers are raising concerns about the amount of radiation fetuses are exposed to as a result....
2019-07-24, 21:39

Mediterranean-Style Diet During Pregnancy Reduces Risk Of Gestational Diabetes The study says that following a simple Mediterranean-style diet might not be able to the overall risk of adverse maternal and offspring complications, but it may help reduce risk of gestational......
2019-07-24, 17:00

Carole King musical ‘Beautiful’ loses two more cast members to pregnancy Both Kara Lindsay and her understudy, Stephanie Martignetti, are leaving because they're pregnant — making them the second and third actresses to get knocked up during the show's run....
2019-08-09, 21:39

New contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year, gives women more control (Reuters Health) - A new contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year and allows women to have complete control over conception, according to a report that details the results of two clinical trials testing the safety and efficacy of the device....
2019-07-15, 23:13

‘Pregnancy is a time bomb’ – what I learned about motherhood working in a women’s prison Pregnant women in jail are revered by other inmates – but the question of what will happen to the child is never far awayPrison is full of mothers. Mothers of adult children, who visit at weekends bringing grandchildren in tow; mothers whose motherhood is on pause because their children are being lo...
2019-05-22, 14:26

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics Civil liberties groups vow to challenge new law that bans public employees from wearing religious symbolsCivil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed to challenge a new law in the Canadian province of Quebec that bans some public sector employees from wearing religious symbols during work hours, arg...
2019-06-17, 19:26

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
2019-08-09, 10:52

Cuomo signs bill at Pride Parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John Hancock on Bill A2707 in the thick of the Pride march in Manhattan as members from the LGBTQ cheere...
2019-06-30, 20:39

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
2019-07-03, 02:52

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job....
2019-05-25, 19:13

Trump’s banning of Huawei could be the beginning of the biggest trade war ever | John Naughton Don’t expect the Chinese government to roll over in the fight against the tech giantUntil recently, the only thing the average citizen could have told you about Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, was that s/he hadn’t the faintest idea of how to pronounce it (it’s “hwa-wei” btw, according to Wikipedia)....
2019-06-02, 10:52

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle racing at Pikes Peak under question....
2019-07-17, 19:00

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
2019-06-21, 17:39

Vanderpump Rules' Katie Maloney Slams ''4 Glorious Years'' of Pregnancy Rumors Katie Maloney has had enough. The Vanderpump Rules star is shutting down pregnancy rumors yet again, this time addressing her 1 million Instagram followers with a candid message about......
2019-08-14, 02:52

Govt faces legal action over claims pregnancy drug 'damaged babies' Parents who say their babies were damaged by a pregnancy test drug have warned manufacturers and the government that they are preparing to take legal action....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry 'want a big family,' a 'second pregnancy announcement' to come 'next year': expert They may have only welcomed baby Archie just over eight weeks ago - but Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may already be thinking ahead to baby number two....
2019-07-10, 09:26

Fitness star Kayla Itsines reveals secrets for getting back in shape after pregnancy Fitness icon Kayla Itsines revealed getting back in shape after being pregnant is hard, even for her. Here's how she did it.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Alabama woman charged in fetus' death after she was shot and lost her pregnancy Police have said that Marshae Jones was at fault because she started the fight that led to the shooting and failed to remove herself from harm’s way.        ...
2019-06-27, 23:26

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward. The post Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-24, 17:39

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) said on Wednesday. ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
2019-06-11, 05:39

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
2019-05-30, 18:52

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network - Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
2019-05-30, 18:52

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around the country....
2019-06-02, 18:13

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
2019-05-23, 03:39

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
2019-06-20, 17:26

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Why you should always say no to an extreme marriage proposal If your boyfriend arranges for friends to hijack your car, before he gets down on one knee, it’s best to demurLast weekend, a marriage proposal took place in Russia that went viral. The video showed a woman being dragged from her car by numerous masked “gunmen”, slammed on the bonnet and generally t...
2019-07-03, 19:26

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
2019-05-24, 05:26

U.S. judge upholds Trump rule banning most asylum cases at border: Washington Post A U.S. district judge in Washington on Wednesday declined to block a new rule designed to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, handing a victory to U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on immigration, the Washington Post reported....
2019-07-24, 17:26

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
2019-06-24, 04:39

Bevin Says He’s Agreed To Changes To His Pension Proposal FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan as he continues trying to win enough support to take up the measure in a special legislative session this month. The Republican governor has worked for weeks trying to build sup...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips. The post Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-04, 17:52

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machinery on residential premises. Violators could face up...
2019-05-22, 04:00

‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
2019-05-23, 23:52

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s......
2019-06-12, 23:52

NYPD blasts proposal to end ‘perp walks’ A new City Council bill aims to stop cops from parading suspects in handcuffs before the media — but the NYPD protested Thursday that a ban on “perp walks” would punish officer just for doing their job. The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Queens Councilman Daniel Dromm, would ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Renee Zellweger drama 'What/If' is a just-decent proposal "Everything happens for a reason," a character says in "What/If," but it's not clear what the reason is behind this new Netflix drama, a peculiar mashup of producer Mike Kelley's last series, "Revenge," and an overt riff on the movie "Indecent Proposal." Renee Zellweger headlines the cast, but her t...
2019-05-23, 22:39

N.F.L. Labor Talks Likely to Hinge on 18-Game Proposal The players are expected to get a larger percentage of league revenue in their next deal, and the owners are again aiming to expand the 16-game regular season....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Aussies could get slugged with a 'Netflix tax' under controversial NBN Co proposal NBN Co has put forward a proposal to its top 50 retail service provider (RSP) partners, asking them what they think of charging a different amount for the data used by streaming video compared with other traffic and services.First reported by telecom industry publication CommsDay, NBN Co is essentia...
2019-07-02, 08:13

Iran rejects UK's proposal for European-led maritime force Critics point to irony of UK calling on EU support while heading for BrexitPlans for a European-led maritime security force in the Gulf unveiled by the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, hit choppy waters as the plan was rejected by Iran, met resistance from supporters of the incoming prime minister, B...
2019-07-23, 15:26

Fiat Chrysler pulls its proposal to merge with Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with French automaker Renault — a deal that would have reshaped the global auto industry and helped the carmakers compete in the race for electric and self-driving vehicles....
2019-06-07, 04:00

Renault to respond to Fiat Chrysler marriage proposal PARIS (AP) — French carmaker Renault looks set to give its approval to Fiat Chrysler’s merger offer. The company’s board is meeting Tuesday afternoon at its headquarters outside Paris to decide on a deal that could reshape the global auto industry. Renault is deciding whether to go ahead...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Toro Rosso's Kvyat "100% disagrees" with less F1 testing proposal Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat says he "100% disagrees" with Formula 1's mooted pre-season testing reduction, while his ex-team-mate Alex Albon says F1 needs to "respect rookies"...
2019-08-13, 18:52

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
2019-05-31, 19:13

Dr. Paul Nassif Is Engaged! See All the Photos From His Romantic Proposal There's nothing Botched about this marriage proposal. Over the weekend, Dr. Paul Nassif proposed to his girlfriend Brittany Pattakos and, of course, she said yes. The proposal--which......
2019-06-04, 06:39

Nogales commercial truck inspection facility proposal NOGALES, Ariz. – A new commercial truck inspection facility has been proposed for the Mariposa Port of entry in Nogales. The General Services Administration (GSA), is behind this plan which would be used by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. But this plan is being met with resist...
2019-08-17, 13:13

Budget proposal would allocate $26M for Pima County roads PIMA COUNTY- Pima County roads could see a multi-million dollar boost. A budget proposal from County Administrator, Chuck Huckelberry, would allocate $26 million to road repairs. “What we’re talking about are treatments from removing failed asphalt, and replacing it with new asphalt, to applyi...
2019-05-22, 06:26

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Fiat Chrysler Unveils Renault Merger Proposal The Italian-American car giant is proposing a merger with rival Renault, a move that if completed would create the third-largest auto maker by production and shake the global car industry....
2019-05-27, 12:39

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food companies from charging more than 10% commission f...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
2019-05-22, 17:26

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
2019-08-03, 05:00

Greg Olsen captures Panthers fan’s street proposal: ‘Did she say yes?’ Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was strolling during an evening in Nashville when he happened to capture an impromptu wedding proposal. Olsen was in Nashville to deliver a keynote speech at a healthcare conference. He was walking back to his hotel when he saw the happy couple, and his first t...
2019-06-22, 05:00

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 approved its rule filing to launch, on a pilot basis, SPXpm, its proposed new S&P 500 Index option product. SPXpm will be traded on the C2 Options Exchange ...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
2019-06-06, 03:52

No Proposal To Amend Constitution To Change Name Of West Bengal There is no proposal to make amendments in the Constitution to change the name of West Bengal to "Bangla", the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 13:13

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday that Biden supports keeping the 1973 Hyde Amen...
2019-06-06, 09:00

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for benefits but...
2019-06-20, 05:26

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the legislation on Thursday....
2019-07-23, 22:39

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a chorus of calls Wednesday to rip up her tattered Brexit blueprint and call an end to her embattled premiership after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers. May received a...
2019-05-22, 17:52

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
2019-07-08, 22:39

NYPD blasts proposal to warn kids on gang database A new City Council bill would force cops to warn kids when they’ve been added to the department’s controversial database of suspected gang members — but NYPD brass said Thursday it would devastate ongoing criminal investigations. “Including a qualifying individual in the database is a le...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run mo...
2019-07-16, 07:13

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, and the panel's leading Democrat, Senator Ron Wyden, announced on Tuesday a bipartisan proposal to lower the price of prescription drugs, and said the committee would vote on legislation on Thursday....
2019-07-23, 18:26

Electric Bikes Proposal For Indian Market Has Challenges, Say Observers The proposal to make most two-wheelers electric by 2025 will need accelerated product development, across segments by two-wheeler manufacturers, but will also require localisation of the supply chain......
2019-05-27, 17:13

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
2019-07-03, 18:26

$1.3 billion Belmont Park arena proposal gets green light Officials approved on Thursday a proposal for a controversial billion-dollar arena at Belmont Park that would become the New York Islanders next home — paving the way for construction to begin, a report said. The $1.3 billion proposal for a 19,000-seat arena and a 250-room hotel got the green light ...
2019-08-09, 15:39

Allies play hard to get on U.S. proposal to protect oil shipping lanes The United States is struggling to win its allies' support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-19, 10:13

Critic’s Pick: ‘The Proposal’ Review: The Artist, the Architect and the Other Woman Jill Magid’s documentary is part of her campaign to bring the tightly controlled archives of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán to a wider audience....
2019-05-23, 13:52

Palestinians Call White House’s Economic Proposal a ‘Snow Job’ Palestinians on Sunday rejected the White House’s $50 billion economic proposal meant to boost the Palestinian and Arab economies, calling it a “snow job.” Their objection came as no surprise. Palestinian business organizations and officials have declined the U.S. invitation to att...
2019-06-23, 21:52

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Guatemalan President Scraps U.S. Visit to Discuss Immigration Proposal The Guatemalan government said it would await a decision by the country’s constitutional court, where two motions have been presented seeking an injunction preventing Jimmy Morales from signing a safe-third-country agreement with the U.S....
2019-07-15, 04:00

Renault Board Is Studying 'With Interest' Fiat Chrysler Proposal Renault said it is going to take more time to weigh a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a deal that would create the world’s third-largest auto maker by production....
2019-06-04, 20:26

Spain's Sanchez sticks by Timmmermans-Weber EU top jobs proposal Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez stuck firm to a proposed deal to install Dutchman Frans Timmermans as head of the European Union's executive on arrival on Tuesday for talks with other EU leaders on the bloc's top jobs....
2019-07-02, 12:39

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25....
2019-07-17, 21:39

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Working On Uniform Proposal To Address Homebuyers' Grievances: Centre The top court had on asked the Centre to come out with a uniform proposal for all cases to resolve the difficulties being faced by lakhs of home buyers...
2019-07-11, 20:00

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the investments coming from th...
2019-06-04, 20:13

Libya government accepts U.N. ceasefire proposal, implementation unclear Libya's internationally recognized government, which is facing a campaign by eastern troops to take the capital, has accepted a United Nations proposal for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious holiday, a statement said on Friday....
2019-08-10, 01:39

500,000 Children Could Lose Free School Meals Under Trump Administration Proposal A rule to tighten access to food stamps would also cut more than a half-million children from automatic eligibility for free school meals, a Virginia representative said....
2019-07-31, 18:52

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the best programme. All others can go home. I’m not here...
2019-05-24, 15:26

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congress last week, but a related topic looms even larger on the chairman’s plate. In the coming weeks, Powell will have to determine what role the Fed itself...
2019-07-16, 02:13

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that ­yeshiva students get quality...
2019-07-12, 05:39

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
2019-06-29, 02:52

Saab offers GlobalEye system to Finland with Gripen aircraft proposal An offer in response to Finland's request for fighter plane procurement includes Gripen planes and GlobalEye early warning planes, aerospace firm Saab said....
2019-06-18, 04:52

Stassi Schroeder Got Engaged in a Cemetery..? Plus More Details From Beau Clark's Proposal 'Til death do Stassi Schroeder and Beau Clark part! The Vanderpump Rules star accepted a proposal from her boyfriend on Wednesday, who E! News has learned actually popped the......
2019-08-01, 08:26

AYUSH Ministry Considering Proposal To Give Yoga Asanas Status Of Sports The Ministry of AYUSH is working on a proposal to give ''yoga asana'' the status of sports to promote it and pave the way for its possible inclusion in Olympic games....
2019-07-24, 18:52

Proposal Received To Increase High Court Judges' Retirement Age: Minister The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has sent a proposal to increase the retirement age of high court judges to reduce pendency of cases, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Thursday told Rajya Sabha....
2019-07-11, 20:39

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
2019-07-31, 20:52

#ProposingWhileBlack: Couple Says They Had Proposal Interrupted by Security Guards Who Accused Them of Stealing If this New York couple’s story is true (it’s totally true because you already know we can’t have anything nice) then add proposing in a scenic location to the list of things we can’t do while black....
2019-07-23, 17:52

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
2019-05-21, 15:52

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
2019-07-02, 11:13

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Saturday....
2019-06-22, 03:13

Proposal of 2019? Ultra-marathoner gets down on one knee after 135-mile Death Valley run Yoshihiko Ishikawa got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after he concluded race in 21 hours, 33 minutes, 1 second. She said yes.       ...
2019-07-18, 17:39

Couple claims racial profiling mid-proposal at Angry Orchard brewery “I have never been so humiliated in my life," wrote Cathy-Marie Hamlet in a lengthy Facebook post on Sunday. "On what was supposed to be one of the best days of my life, I was chased out of Angry Orchard by security."...
2019-07-23, 08:00

Trump immigration proposal may mean sick kids lose health benefits A Trump administration proposal to increase the odds that immigrants will be deemed "public charges" ineligible for government health benefits may result in millions of kids becoming uninsured, a study suggests....
2019-07-02, 03:13

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to discriminate against workers based on race, ethni...
2019-08-15, 04:39

U.S. agency readies decision on Enbridge proposal to install underwater oil pipeline supports The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's preparing to decide whether to let Alberta-based Enbridge install supports for its underwater oil pipeline in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac....
2019-08-09, 01:26

Dancing With the Stars Champ Jordan Fisher Is Engaged: Inside His Romantic Proposal Congratulations are in order for Jordan Fisher. The Dancing With the Stars season 25 champ is engaged to his longtime love Ellie Woods. While the future groom popped the question in the......
2019-05-29, 19:39

UAW opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels: testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her party....
2019-05-28, 17:39

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S. tech companies, the Telegraph newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2LYIhJW late on Friday....
2019-08-03, 12:39

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12, 13:39

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anti-Competitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
2019-05-23, 19:26

Cory Booker hints at a future proposal to girlfriend, actress Rosario Dawson Could 2020 presidential hopeful Cory Booker be married by inauguration? He adorably hinted at a proposal to Rosario Dawson on "The RuPaul Show."        ...
2019-06-12, 22:26

FBI proposal outlines plans for large scale collection of social media data The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is planning to step up its efforts to monitor social media platforms more aggressively in order to detect potential threats. The move, according to the Wall Street Journal, clashes with Facebook’s privacy policies and “possibly its attempts to comply with a ...
2019-08-13, 09:39

Tech Giants Slam British Spy Agency Proposal to Snoop on Encrypted Chats Some of the biggest names in tech - Google, Apple, Microsoft and WhatsApp, among them - have joined human rights groups and security researchers in condemning a British intelligence proposal that......
2019-05-31, 12:13

Apple, Google and WhatsApp condemn GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages In an open letter to GCHQ, 47 signatories including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have jointly urged the U.K. cybersecurity agency to abandon its plans for a so-called "ghost protocol."...
2019-05-30, 12:13

NYPD backs proposal to make texting unsolicited lewd pictures a crime The NYPD on Thursday thew its support behind a City Council bill that would bring creeps who terrorize women by texting or emailing unsolicited pictures of their private parts to justice. The proposal would make it a misdemeanor for perverts to send unwanted sexually explicit videos or images from t...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pro-democracy demonstrations paralyzed its center fo...
2019-06-09, 20:39

UAW says opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels - testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
2019-06-19, 19:39

Labor Department sends White House proposal for limited overtime expansion The Labor Department sent a proposed rewrite of the federal regulations covering overtime to the White House Monday for final approval, according to Trump administration officials....
2019-08-13, 18:26

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the move could further undermine the city’s freedoms and damage its business environment. The proposal, under debate in Hong Kong&rsquo...
2019-06-11, 01:52

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
2019-05-29, 01:13

3 ATV riders killed in Tennessee, 1 injured JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say three ATV riders from North Carolina were killed when their vehicle fell down an embankment through thick brush. Media outlets report a fourth person was found injured by emergency responders. The Campbell County Sheriff’s office said Monday th...
2019-05-27, 21:13

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
2019-06-15, 23:26

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
2019-07-04, 06:52

Why Tamron Hall, 48, kept her pregnancy a secret: 'I was terrified I would lose this baby' Tamron Hall welcomed her first child, a baby boy, in April – and now she's opening up about why she kept her pregnancy journey a secret.        ...
2019-05-22, 15:39

'I Was Terrified I Would Lose This Baby': Tamron Hall Reveals Baby Moses—and Her Pregnancy Fears When Tamron Hall announced in March that she was 32 weeks pregnant with her first child at age 48, fans and followers were shocked, to say the least. After all, most of us had no idea Hall had even married, let alone conceived a child with new husband, music executive Steven Greener....
2019-05-23, 16:13

Mike Pence says banning pride flags at US embassies is 'the right decision' Pence said that he was aware of reports that only the American flag was allowed to be flown, and added, 'I support that.'       ...
2019-06-11, 19:52

HGTV star Christina Anstead: Pregnancy makes newlywed life 'a little crazy' Ahead of the premiere of her new show, "Christina on the Coast," Christina Anstead speaks on her new marriage and co-parenting with Tarek El Moussa.        ...
2019-05-23, 20:13

UPDATE 1-UAW opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels - testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
2019-06-19, 19:39

UPDATE 2-UAW opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels -testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
2019-06-19, 21:52

AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations ZURICH (AP) — AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations. The post AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 21:39

Katy Perry Compares Orlando Bloom's Proposal to Kanye West's Level of Romantic It was like something out of a fairytale. Or, better yet, off of Kim Kardashian's Instagram feed. On Valentine's Day, Orlando Bloom popped the question to love Katy Perry with an......
2019-05-31, 15:26

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Uproar Over Proposal to Punish Gay Sex With Death by Stoning The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with the death penalty, according to Reuters and other outlets. After worldwide outrage over the harsh l...
2019-05-24, 03:39

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Sudan military rulers say they rejected proposal from Ethiopian PM to hold negotiations in Addis Ababa Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that Ethiopia's prime minister had suggested that negotiations between the rulers and the Sudanese opposition on a transition to democracy move to Addis Ababa....
2019-06-13, 23:39

Angry Orchard fires manager after couple claims they were racially profiled mid-marriage proposal Angry Orchard issued an apology after a couple claimed they were racially profiled during a marriage proposal at the New York cidery.        ...
2019-07-24, 00:52

The FDA's proposal to limit nicotine could cost tobacco industry $165 billion, Morgan Stanley says Major U.S. tobacco companies could be in for a massive financial hit if the FDA elects to limit nicotine content in cigarettes.       ...
2019-06-18, 07:13

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democrats and its minority Republican members, setting off a series of likely political skirmishes....
2019-06-11, 17:39

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Republican member of sexual misconduct. Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn said Wednesday it is the speaker’s responsibility to investigate the claims three...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. There was no immediate word of who may have been shot, but angry residents poured into the streets and confronted police. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13, 12:26

Homeless Tennessee student graduates as valedictorian MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A homeless Tennessee student has graduated as his high school’s valedictorian and was offered dozens of scholarships totaling $3 million. Tupac Moseley says his family fell behind on bills after his father died. They lost their home when it was foreclosed in February. Mos...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))        ...
2019-06-13, 17:52

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
2019-07-13, 05:52

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the allegations publicly. Lee issued the statement Thursday after declining for months to answer questions about what should be done in response to the claim...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander has lump removed from leg NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A representative for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Tennessee Republican has undergone surgery to remove a lump from his left leg. A statement from Alexander’s chief of staff David Cleary said a surgeon removed an atypical lipoma on Wednesday morning at Vanderbilt U...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
2019-07-14, 02:39

Escaped Tennessee inmate captured after 5-day manhunt A Tennessee convict suspected of killing a corrections administrator before escaping prison on a tractor was captured Sunday seven hours after homeowners recognized him on their outdoor surveillance camera, authorities said. Curtis Ray Watson put his hands up and was arrested as he came out of a soy...
2019-08-12, 01:13

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
2019-06-01, 20:39

Confederate monument in Tennessee vandalized: ‘They were racists’ A Confederate statue commemorating more 500 Tennessee soldiers was vandalized overnight Sunday with the words “They were racists” tagged in red paint....
2019-06-17, 21:13

No charges for Tennessee officer in fatal shooting of man MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Tennessee police officer who fatally shot a man suspected of shooting two people. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that a Memphis Police Department lieutenant was acting in self-defense when the office...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Man Convicted in Deadly Church Shooting in Tennessee Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
2019-05-25, 04:13

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
2019-07-05, 18:39

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
2019-08-07, 14:13

Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt An escaped convict suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections employee was brought into custody Sunday after a four day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson, 44, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for aggravated kidnapping, went missing Wednesday from his work detail at the West Tennessee State Penite...
2019-08-11, 23:52

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-15, 15:13

Police: Tennessee man who confronted officers with gun shot BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee police officer shot a man who confronted officers with a gun. News outlets cite a statement from the Bristol Tennessee Police Department that says officers were confronted Friday morning by a man with a gun and shot him. The Tennessee Bureau of Inves...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
2019-06-15, 11:39

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament        ...
2019-06-03, 04:39

Child found dead after left in car in Tennessee KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WBIR) — A child has been found dead after being left inside a car in the parking lot of a Knoxville shopping center, according to a spokesperson for the Knoxville Police Department. Officials were called to the Food City Clinton Highway at Merchants Road Friday afternoon. KPD spo...
2019-08-10, 13:13

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee on Friday warned that any future attempt to expan...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Red paint and the phrase “they were racists” were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. Police say they found the vandalism Monday at the Confederate Private Monument in Centennial Park. Red liquid was doused on the statue and the p...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. The vote of hourly workers...
2019-06-15, 05:13

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections....
2019-06-11, 02:39

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
2019-05-30, 20:39

Labour's proposal to make Jeremy Corbyn PM in emergency government is non-negotiable, says John McDonnell Labour's proposal that Jeremy Corbyn would serve as Prime Minister in a caretaker government is non-negotiable, shadow chancellor John McDonnell insisted today....
2019-08-19, 13:26

#ProposingWhileBlack: Manager Fired, Security Team Replaced After Interrupting Wedding Proposal With Racial Profiling After being accused of racially profiling a black couple during their wedding proposal, several Angry Orchard employees are now former Angry Orchard employees....
2019-07-25, 02:52

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is gaining momentum followi...
2019-08-07, 16:13

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other white-bearded contenders to win the coveted Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, Florida, on Saturday, at the eighth attempt. Related: The ...
2019-07-21, 22:52

Tennessee Just Executed the Third Person by Electric Chair in Less Than a Year Tennessee executed Stephen Michael West on Thursday night, making him the third person executed by electric chair in the state since November. The Tennessee Department of Correction announced the 56 year old’s death time as 7:27 p.m. CST....
2019-08-16, 14:52

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
2019-07-15, 18:26

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
2019-05-29, 21:00

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29, 19:26

What we know about Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash in Tennessee NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr., his family and two pilots survived a fiery plane crash Thursday in Tennessee. No injuries were reported after the crash.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. giving up football Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. gives up football rather than returning as fifth-year senior this fall        ...
2019-05-29, 04:26

Tennessee officer shoots, kills man in return fire SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a police officer has fatally shot a man who fired first at the officer. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information shows Smyrna Police Department officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home Friday night. ...
2019-06-29, 17:13

Harrison Bailey looks to be Tennessee's quarterback of future Harrison Bailey won't arrive on campus at Tennessee until next year, but the heralded recruit looks to be the successor to Jarrett Guarantano.       ...
2019-07-11, 19:13

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
2019-08-13, 07:39

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-15, 05:26

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
2019-08-08, 08:13

Tennessee OL McBride giving up football for health reasons KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee freshman offensive lineman Melvin McBride says he’s giving up football due to health problems. McBride tweeted Wednesday that football had changed his life and blessed him “in ways I could never imagine.” McBride added that “n...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
2019-06-15, 05:26

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance workers there in 2015 but Volkswagen has never bargaine...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Tennessee city website compromised by ‘Iranian Hackers’ MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Tennessee city is working to fix a portion of its website that was hacked over the weekend. News outlets report a bill processing page on the city of Murfreesboro’s website was found to be replaced Saturday with an image of a Guy Fawkes mask. The website said that it wa...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Troubled Tennessee cemetery to re-open on limited basis MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee cemetery where hundreds of burials were mishandled is re-opening on a limited basis five years after it was shut down. Tennessee’s Department of Commerce and Insurance said Wednesday that Galilee Memorial Gardens in the Memphis suburb of Bartlett will now be o...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
2019-06-15, 23:26

Escaped prisoner, murder suspect captured in Tennessee A convicted kidnapper charged with the death of a corrections administrator after escape from prison in Tennessee is back in custody Sunday following a four-day manhunt, the Tennessee Bureau of Correction announced....
2019-08-11, 23:52

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
2019-05-22, 17:39

Tennessee veteran who lost his leg adopts three-legged puppy A dog found in the woods in Tennessee with a severed leg was adopted by a veteran this week who also lost a leg. Joshua Ferguson, who lost his leg after an IED explosion, adopted a three-legged pup named Scooter on Thursday from the Humane Society of Dickson County in Dickson, Tenn., Nashville’s WTV...
2019-08-02, 21:01

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the Fourth of July, according to the Humphreys County.....
2019-07-05, 23:26

Police shooting in Tennessee leads to anger and chaos MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A chaotic scene erupted as authorities in Tennessee investigated a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter Wednesday night that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis. The state police agency ...
2019-06-13, 11:00

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
2019-06-06, 12:00

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the factory where 3,800 workers produce the Passat and At...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Watch: Raccoon surfs on windshield of moving car in Tennessee A teenager who was only on her second day as a licensed driver experienced an unusual hazard behind the wheel when a raccoon hitched a ride on her windshield....
2019-06-04, 21:39

The Latest: Jurors consider Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee church shooting suspect’s trial (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A jury is considering whether to convict a man charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville, Tennessee, church in 2017. Jurors began deliberating 2...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a contract with their top NFL draft pick Jeffery Simmons. Tennessee gambled on taking Simmons with the 19th selection overall as the defensive tackle out of Mississippi State was recovering after tearing his left ACL in February. ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Collins, a former McDonald’s All-American from ...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environmental groups, the state sued the Tennessee Valley A...
2019-06-13, 18:13

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
2019-06-14, 19:01

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
2019-06-15, 02:26

Tennessee shooting involving task force under investigation MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee are investigating a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis on Wednesday night. The state police agency says the shoot...
2019-06-13, 08:39

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse. Primarily, it&...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
2019-06-15, 04:26

Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9 seed Tennessee 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (33-23) faces No. 1 seed Vanderbilt (45-10) on Wednesday in the first day of double-elimination competit...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
2019-08-01, 07:39

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken into custody but not before he assaulted an officer, court documents said....
2019-07-16, 01:52

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend. The October 2017 calls were replayed in court Thursday. A transcript shows 27-year-old Emanu...
2019-05-23, 20:13

First human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials say this year’s first human case of West Nile virus in Tennessee has been reported in the state’s largest county. The Shelby County Health Department said Thursday that the mosquito-borne illness has been found in an unidentified person. The person’...
2019-08-09, 11:39

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis late Friday. Family membe...
2019-06-15, 05:13

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Tennessee inmate Curtis Watson captured after 5 days on run, officials say Curtis Watson, the "extremely dangerous" inmate who escaped prison last week after allegedly killing a correctional officer and leading investigators on a five-day manhunt in Tennessee, was captured on Sunday, officials said....
2019-08-11, 19:00

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers Union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the U.S. South....
2019-06-14, 19:39

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
2019-08-11, 08:13

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-15, 05:13

Tennessee extends coach Tony Vitello’s deal through June ’24 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament berth and 40-win season since 2005. The Vols went 2-2...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
2019-07-08, 10:52

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee Retired driver hospitalized with minor injuries after crashEarnhardt was traveling with wife, daughter and two pilotsSister of Nascar legend says “everyone is safe” in statementAn airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife and daughter was involved in a fiery crash at an ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultimately claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her...
2019-06-19, 20:39

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)       ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
2019-06-04, 08:39

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited. The Times Free Press reports the bobcat named Evi wandered back into her enclosure Monday. She had been...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide....
2019-06-18, 07:13

"Meth-gators" don't exist, it was just some Tennessee cops being irresponsible weiners Last week, the existence of “meth-gators” was suggested by the Loretto Police Department in Tennessee. These terrifying beasts, we were meant to imagine, would be made when methamphetamines are flushed into the sewer system and then ingested by hulking, wild-eyed super-alligators with enhanced preda...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Tennessee church shooter suffered ‘severe mental illness’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017 was suffering from severe mental illness. That’s according to testimony from a Vanderbilt University forensic psychiatrist during a Tuesday sentencing hearing. Emanuel Kidega Samson faces lif...
2019-05-28, 21:00

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
2019-05-28, 06:39

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-21, 22:52

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis in five locations within Bedford, Rutherford and Williamson counties. I...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Tennessee puts Stephen West to death by electric chair Tennessee inmate Stephen West, who was found guilty of the 1986 kidnapping and stabbing deaths of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter, died Thursday in the electric chair, according to the Tennessee Department of Correction....
2019-08-16, 13:13

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29, 19:39

Tennessee authorities capture escaped inmate suspected of murder The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that 44-year-old Curtis Ray Watson was caught hours after a confirmed sighting of him in the west Tennessee community of Henning, where he escaped from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary on Wednesday....
2019-08-12, 02:52

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Tennessee teen dies in freak accident on mission trip to Mexico A Tennessee teen died in a freak accident that happened during a mission trip to Mexico. Callie Jordan, 15, was traveling with a group in a van that stopped for gas Friday when a tree collapsed on the vehicle, according to the First Baptist Church of Jasper, Florida. The Sweetwater High School risin...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
2019-06-14, 15:39

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl’s back to change schools EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student’s back. News outlets report Eagleville High coach and history teacher Travis Holland is being transferred to...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Manhunt searching for escaped kidnapper Curtis Ray Watson from Tennessee prison Tennessee authorities began the second day of a statewide manhunt Thursday, for a convicted kidnapper who they say escaped from prison and may have killed an administrator....
2019-08-09, 01:26

Tennessee Titans, Kevin Byard agree to five-year, $70.5 million extension Kevin Byard and the Tennessee Titans agreed on a five-year, $70.5 million contract extension, making Byard the highest-paid safety in NFL history.       ...
2019-07-25, 06:01

Tennessee State QB indicted on multiple rape, sexual battery charges NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft has been indicted on six counts of rape and two counts of sexual battery. The 22-year-old Croft was released from jail Monday on $50,000 bond. An arraignment has been scheduled for Sept. 4. The indictment against Croft says he engaged in un...
2019-08-21, 04:00

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
2019-05-22, 01:39

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tennessee.        ...
2019-05-30, 14:39

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials said....
2019-08-16, 15:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
2019-05-21, 20:00

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
2019-07-12, 21:52

Tennessee felon arrested after ramming into police cruiser during chase, investigators say A convicted felon in Tennessee was arrested after he allegedly rammed into a police cruiser and led officers on a chase, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
2019-07-22, 07:13

Workers of Volkswagen Tennessee plant to refile petition for union vote The U.S. agency in charge of enforcing labor law has asked workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga plant to refile their petition for a union election, after having dismissed an earlier one, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 21:00

Tennessee mother, 19, accused of putting 8-month-old in freezer, gets 2 years’ probation A young Tennessee mother, 19, allegedly under the influence has received two years’ probation for putting her 8-month-old baby in a freezer and closing the lid, according to a report....
2019-06-06, 02:13

Police warn of hot car dangers after child found dead outside Tennessee store It is not known where the parents or guardians of the child were while temperatures crept toward 90 or how long the child was left in the car.        ...
2019-08-10, 02:00

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (NBC NEWS) – NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital following a private plane crash at a Tennessee airport Thursday. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to NBC affiliate WCYB that the couple were on ...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Wanted Tennessee inmate was caught after being spotted rifling through strangers' refrigerator A Tennessee convict who sparked a five-day manhunt following his prison escape and alleged murder of a correctional administrator last week was captured after home surveillance video caught him rifling through a refrigerator at the home of a couple of strangers, investigators and the pair said Sunda...
2019-08-12, 05:13

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
2019-07-13, 04:39

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
2019-06-15, 01:00

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Church.        ...
2019-06-12, 22:52

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the couple that allegedly involved a hammer....
2019-07-18, 03:00

Pregnant woman, 2-year-old son dead in Tennessee after driver deliberately mows them down, police say A Tennessee driver killed a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son and injured two other people when he intentionally mowed them down Monday, according to police. William David Phillips, 33, first hit pedestrian Tillman Gunter, 61, before driving less than a mile and running over Sierra Wilson Cahoon...
2019-06-22, 19:26

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
2019-07-16, 13:13

Tennessee teens arrested after police find stolen guns in teddy bear Two Tennessee teenagers have been arrested after police found a large amount of drugs and four guns on Tuesday, including two that were hidden in a teddy bear, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
2019-08-15, 05:26

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.        ...
2019-05-29, 04:13

Tennessee Titans make Kevin Byard highest-paid safety in NFL history The Tennessee Titans reached a multiyear contract extension with Pro Bowl safety Kevin Byard that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history....
2019-07-25, 10:13

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
2019-05-27, 12:52

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured, death penalty possible Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
2019-08-12, 13:26

One meal changed Tennessee QB Jarrett Guarantano's relationship with Jeremy Pruitt Reservation was for four. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt and his wife Casey invited QB Jarrett Guarantano and his girlfriend to their house for dinner.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

Neighbors form human chain to prevent ICE agents from taking Tennessee man: reports People in a Tennessee neighborhood formed a human chain on Monday morning to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from taking a man into custody, according to reports....
2019-07-24, 09:26

Tennessee Store Clerk Faces Up to 60 Years for Murdering a Black Teen Over a $2 Beer Seventeen-year-old Dorian Harris shoplifted a $2 beer from a local corner store and it cost him his life. Now, the store clerk responsible for shooting and killing the teen is facing up to 60 years in prison after being found guilty of murder in the second degree....
2019-08-17, 08:39

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3-D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the chance to vote if the Royal......
2019-05-25, 02:01

Convicted murderer, trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown freed from Tennessee jail Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman who was serving life in prison for killing a man while she was a sex trafficking victim, was released early Wednesday from the Tennessee Prison for Women....
2019-08-08, 01:26

Good Eating? Beef Jerky, Stuffed Olives and Spray Cheese Would Count As Staples for Food Stamp Recipients Under Trump Proposal In what one may expect from an administration headed by someone who’s tried to make haute cuisine out of McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s and has an apparent love affair with KFC, the Trump administration is proposing adding “foods” like spray-can cheese, beef jerky and stuffed olives to the list...
2019-06-01, 09:00

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
2019-05-25, 01:00

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
2019-07-16, 09:13

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
2019-07-16, 15:52

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
2019-07-17, 05:13

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."        ...
2019-06-19, 20:52

‘Elated’: Tennessee Team Named Valedictorian, Receives $3 Million In College Scholarships All While Homeless (Courtesy Black Market Strategies) MEMPHIS, Tn. (NBC NEWS) – A Tennessee teenager received more than $3 million in college scholarships and graduated as his high school’s valedictorian all while being homeless. Tupac Moseley at his graduation.Tupac Moseley / via Facebook On Sunday, Tupac...
2019-05-25, 22:52

Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Family Reportedly "Safe" After Plane Crash At Tennessee Airport [Update] Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were taken to a hospital for evaluation today after their plane crashed at an airport in Tennessee. Earnhardt Jr.’s sister Kelley confirmed the news and added that everyone on board was “safe.”...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Bounty hunters, bondsmen found not guilty in shooting death of Tennessee father: report Five bounty hunters and bondsmen who were facing kidnapping and other charges in connection with the killing of a Tennessee father have been found not guilty, according to a report.  ...
2019-08-03, 21:13

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
2019-07-15, 21:13

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese: Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
2019-07-16, 15:52

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
2019-07-04, 11:26

PG&E evaluating proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital, Abrams Capital Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it is evaluating a proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management to provide equity capital commitments supporting a plan to reorganize the company....
2019-08-10, 03:13

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors said, because it only prohibits content which explicitly uses the phrases "white nationalism" or "white separatism." In March, the social media giant...
2019-07-02, 20:13

Tennessee woman reportedly comes home to find stranger wearing her clothes, drinking wine in her kitchen A Tennessee woman returned home this week only to find an unexpected guest – a stranger wearing her clothes who had cooked a meal in her kitchen and helped herself to a bottle of her wine, a report says....
2019-08-02, 10:39

Abuse, neglect, filth, death: 11 Tennessee nursing homes provide persistently poor care Tennessee's 11 most poorly performing nursing homes were listed on a Senate Special Committee on Aging released a report.        ...
2019-07-01, 16:52

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swollen purple finger....
2019-06-04, 17:52

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
2019-05-21, 20:26

Neighbors form a human chain around a Tennessee family as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents tried to arrest a man (WSMV) Neighbors formed a human chain in support of a Nashville, Tennessee family Monday, as ICE agents tried to serve an arrest warrant at their home. Agents were there to arrest the father, who had been waiting inside of his car for hours with a 12-year-old boy. Eventually, neighbors shielded the ...
2019-07-24, 16:26

Tennessee manhunt continues for Curtis Watson, escaped inmate suspected of killing corrections employee The search for a Tennessee convict who allegedly sexually assaulted then murdered a corrections employee before escaping entered its fifth day Sunday, as authorities warn the fugitive is "extremely dangerous."...
2019-08-11, 15:52

Manhunt for Tennessee inmate wanted in correctional officer murder, cops warn he's 'extremely dangerous' A manhunt for an escaped Tennessee inmate wanted as a person of interest in the death of corrections employee continued Thursday as officials warned the public to stay vigilant as he is considered “extremely dangerous.” ...
2019-08-08, 20:39

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
2019-05-31, 02:00

Tennessee man accused of slashing boss' throat with steak knife after taking time off for stress, reports say A Tennessee man is accused of slashing his boss’ throat with a steak knife on Friday after returning to work from time off because of stress, according to local reports....
2019-08-20, 20:00

The Small Instant Pot Should Fit Inside the Regular Instant Pot: A Modest Proposal The Instant Pot thrives at making bowl-based meals. You know, like chili, stew, and fork-tender meat that’s best served over a bed of rice. The problem is that the Instant Pot is also really good at making that rice, but you can’t cook it at the same as your main course....
2019-07-18, 03:26

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
2019-06-08, 06:26

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt commits NCAA violation congratulating alma mater on hoops title Football coach Jeremy Pruitt's tweet congratulating his high school on winning a basketball title was one of the NCAA violations Tennessee reported.       ...
2019-07-11, 10:52

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
2019-06-24, 08:26

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
2019-06-24, 10:00

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal....
2019-05-22, 05:01

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
2019-08-20, 02:39

'None of them looked like me': Why Brianna Mason resolved to be the first black Miss Tennessee Brianna Mason spent four years working to reach her goal of becoming the first African American crowned Miss Tennessee. Next up: Miss America.        ...
2019-07-01, 17:52