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Leaders in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. as federal election campaign kicks off

All have been campaigning unofficially for weeks, making early policy promises while also trying to hit their rivals where it hurts, whether the broken promises of the Liberals or controversial positi...

Leaders in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. as federal election campaign kicks off

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What it will take to dominate Ontario during the federal election In 2015, the Liberals captured the majority of the ridings in the diverse battleground region of the Greater Toronto Area. Now, they are fighting to keep them....
2019-09-13, 20:26

Watch live: Trump kicks off re-election campaign in Florida Thousands of people turned out to cheer on President Donald Trump before his planned evening campaign speech in Orlando, although rain drove some of the crowd away temporarily midafternoon....
2019-06-19, 00:13

Canada's Trudeau kicks off tough re-election campaign, faces ethics questions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off a challenging six-week re-election campaign on Wednesday and immediately faced new questions about a nagging ethics scandal that could cut support for his Liberal Party....
2019-09-11, 18:39

Justin Trudeau's Liberals in fight of their lives as Canadian election campaign kicks off Justin Trudeau officially kicked off Canada's election campaign Wednesday, after months of bad headlines and scandal which has created an opportunity for the opposition Conservative Party to seize control from the Liberals....
2019-09-11, 19:26

UPDATE 2-Canada's Trudeau kicks off tough re-election campaign, faces ethics questions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off a challenging six-week re-election campaign on Wednesday and immediately faced new questions about a nagging ethics scandal that could cut support for his Liberal Party....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
2019-06-28, 23:26

Federal Conservatives focus on boosting party’s message to counter ‘Ford factor’ in Ontario When asked by a reporter during a campaign stop on Friday what Ontario residents are supposed to make of the fact he doesn’t seem to want Ford near the campaign, Scheer called that suggestion “completely false.”...
2019-09-14, 03:39

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally. "We're going to keep it better than ever before," he declared. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-19, 10:00

US women’s national team kicks off World Cup campaign against Thailand The United States women’s national soccer team is finally kick-starting its World Cup campaign when they hit the field against Thailand on Tuesday – and no one is more excited than their former teammate Heather O’Reilly....
2019-06-11, 21:26

On Politics: Trump Kicks Off 2020 Campaign With Familiar Grievances The president told a raucous Florida crowd that the election would be “a verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great democracy.”...
2019-06-19, 10:00

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign with $7 million fundraising blitz President Trump launched a fundraising blitz to collect $7 million for the kickoff of his re-election campaign Tuesday evening in Orlando. ​”​Tonight I’m officially launching my Second Term Presidential Run and I want YOU to be on my side​,” ​his campaign said in an email to supporters. ...
2019-06-18, 20:39

‘We Are Going On to Victory.’ President Trump Officially Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda fo...
2019-06-19, 10:13

Trump kicks off 2020 reelection campaign at raucous Florida rally “Together we stared down a corrupt and broken political establishment and restored government by and for the people,” Trump told the crowd of 20,000 at the Amway Center in Orlando....
2019-06-19, 06:52

'Rigging the game': Stacey Abrams kicks off campaign to fight voter suppression Abrams, a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president, says African American voter suppression has ‘gone underground’Stacey Abrams is a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president in 2020. She is also now the leader of a national campaign against voter suppression and intimidation which she ...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Trump, at Rally in Orlando, Kicks Off His 2020 Re-election Bid For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, the rally on Tuesday night presented an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
2019-06-19, 04:52

Canada's Trudeau Kicks Off Re-Election Bid in Dead Heat Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau triggered the formal kickoff of an election campaign toward an Oct. 21 vote, in which he will try to persuade voters to give the Liberal government another term....
2019-09-12, 03:13

Balanced budget? A look at why federal leaders aren’t in a rush Canada is on track to post multibillion-dollar shortfalls over the next six years, in large part because of the Liberals' investments in social programs and infrastructure....
2019-09-16, 00:26

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum-security federal jails....
2019-05-29, 03:00

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
2019-06-28, 02:52

Leaders from 300 cities meet for Aids summit after Standard Campaign A forum, which was held as part of the Evening Standard's AIDSfree campaign that helped pave the way for a new global conference on tackling HIV/Aids, was launched in London today....
2019-09-09, 21:13

Federal leaders discuss gun violence after Mississauga shooting left teen dead, 5 injured Peel Regional Police said the intended targets of the shooting in northeast Mississauga, just outside Toronto, appeared to be a group preparing to film a rap video, and the 17-year-old victim was a bystander. Police are now searching for at least seven suspects who they say fired semi-automatic hand...
2019-09-16, 06:13

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential campaign. “This complaint is based upon informat...
2019-08-02, 01:52

Factbox: Details on Canada's federal election Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally launched the race for the Oct. 21 election on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of how Canadian elections work and the possible outcomes....
2019-09-11, 18:39

The Federal Election Commission Needs 4 of 6 Members to Enforce the Law. It Now Has 3. The Federal Election Commission is supposed to monitor how candidates raise and spend money, but it will no longer have enough commissioners to legally meet....
2019-08-27, 16:00

Trinamool's 'Didi Ke Bolo' Campaign Gives Party Leaders A "Tough Time" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's 'Didi Ke Bolo' (Tell Didi) campaign is helping the Trinamool Congress reach out to people in distress, but at the same time forcing party leaders to handle......
2019-08-20, 15:26

No decision on Huawei and 5G before federal election call: Goodale Goodale says that's not likely to happen before campaigning begins for the Oct. 21 election, which is expected to get underway sometime in early September....
2019-07-31, 18:13

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval – despite the Coalition’s pre-election green light...
2019-05-30, 23:52

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
2019-08-24, 02:26

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
2019-08-16, 12:26

GOP appointee resigns from Federal Election Commission, leaving it without a quorum The departure of Matthew Petersen leaves the six-member panel with just three commissioners for the first time since 2008. Four votes are required for official action....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist While Calgary is expected to go blue in this election, one MacEwan University professor believes the Alberta capital will be the site of some very highly contested battles....
2019-09-10, 18:52

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists....
2019-05-27, 20:00

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
2019-06-29, 23:39

Armageddon kicks off, and Good Omens kicks into gear Stories about the apocalypse are, pretty much by their nature, stories about being powerless. After all: Unless you’re Bruce Willis or Tony Stark, the end of the world is something that happens to you, rather than the other way around, and the deeper question that arises from it isn’t “How do I stop...
2019-06-03, 21:26

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election Perry Bellegarde said 61.5 per cent of eligible First Nations voters cast their ballots in 2015, and he wants that number to increase during the upcoming election....
2019-07-24, 10:00

Mississauga ‘905ers’ weigh in on issues as federal election officially underway With the official launch of the federal election campaign on Wednesday, the 43rd election in the country's history, those living in bedroom communities to the province's capital are weighing in on what they'd like to see included in party platforms....
2019-09-11, 23:52

New media group to host federal election debate during 2nd week of October Ex-governor general David Johnston announced that debates between candidates running for prime minister will take place in Ottawa during the second week of October....
2019-08-02, 01:26

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party’s thunderous victory in the general elections. A party official says Modi has arranged to meet with Cabinet members Friday evening. The Election Commissio...
2019-05-24, 09:39

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
2019-05-22, 17:52

Cuomo has raised over $4M this year for 2022 re-election campaign The Cuomo campaign already has $8.5 million stashed in his campaign treasury, according to a financial disclosure report filed with the state Board of Elections....
2019-07-16, 16:26

'Fed up' grassroots Tories refuse to join election campaign Something odd is happening in the depths of Derbyshire. And it's all to do with European elections no one thought for a minute we would be taking part in....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Macri and rivals launch campaign ads for presidential election Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his rivals in the October election launched their campaign ads on local TV on Sunday, targeting undecided voters who will be key to choosing whether his policies remain in place another four years....
2019-07-08, 08:39

Facebook must come clean and hand over election campaign data After fake news and election manipulation scandals, Facebook promised to give researchers data on its political influence. They are still waiting, says Timothy Revell...
2019-09-11, 20:13

EU says Russia conducted 'sustained' election interference campaign The European Union already suspected that Russia was trying to disrupt its parliamentary elections through hacks and other online interference, and now it's directly pointing a finger at the country. EU officials have published a report accusing Rus......
2019-06-16, 21:39

Germany's AKK accused of calling for 'censorship' during election campaign The head of Germany's conservative CDU party wants to hold a debate on whether opinions expressed online ahead of elections should face regulation. The idea has sparked an outcry, with critics warning of censorship....
2019-05-28, 03:39

Trump uses NBC debate glitch to plug his re-election campaign ​President Trump turned a technical glitch that temporarily disrupted NBC’s coverage of the first Democratic presidential candidates debate into an ad for his own re-election campaign. ​”​Thank you @MSNBC, real professionals! @chucktodd @maddow​,” the president wrote in the tweet e...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Trump re-election campaign raised $105 million in second quarter President Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee hauled in $105 million during the second quarter and have $100 million on hand. Trump’s committees raised $54 million and the RNC brought in $51 million. ​”Our massive fundraising success is a testament to...
2019-07-02, 17:26

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to unveil platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
2019-06-16, 18:13

Canadian energy giants take out full-page newspaper ads as federal election looms Three of Canada's biggest oilsands producers are going directly to voters today to ask them to "influence the outcome" of big decisions concerning the oil and gas sector as a fall federal election looms....
2019-08-01, 16:39

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
2019-05-21, 18:39

British PM Johnson's own brother quits on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest....
2019-09-05, 19:52

Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider and victim President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats....
2019-06-19, 03:39

Trump re-election campaign flies banners to thank workers on Labor Day It will be a day at the beach for President Trump’s re-election campaign on Labor Day. The campaign is taking to the skies on Labor Day to fly banners over beach-goers to show its thanks for workers fueling the economy. “Labor Day is the perfect time to thank American workers for everything th...
2019-09-03, 02:26

Trump to launch re-election campaign in battleground state of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
2019-06-18, 21:52

Donald Trump re-election campaign, GOP raise $105M in 2nd quarter President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $100 million during the second quarter of this year, GOP officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 19:39

Trump campaign rakes in stunning $25M in single day for re-election launch President Trump's campaign operation raised a whopping $24.8 million in less than 24 hours amid his 2020 re-election launch in Florida on Tuesday — a figure that blows past what any of the Democratic candidates raised in the entire first quarter. ...
2019-06-19, 15:13

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens warning of incoming rockets from Gaza....
2019-09-13, 13:13

Trump set to launch re-election campaign in battleground state of Florida President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
2019-06-19, 02:52

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
2019-06-18, 12:39

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
2019-06-08, 08:13

Democratic Party leaders catch grief from moderates and liberals as they look to 2020 election Meeting in San Francisco, party leaders were criticized for debate rules by moderates and for failing to agree to a climate-change debate by liberals....
2019-08-26, 06:26

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government over its lukewarm support to candidates....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Ross Perot donated to Trump’s re-election campaign before death: report In his last documented political act, self-made billionaire and two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot wrote out two checks to President Trump’s re-election campaign before succumbing to his battle with leukemia at the age of 89, according to a report....
2019-07-10, 10:52

People’s Vote campaign targets 100 marginals in case of snap election Referendum campaigners urge supporters to ditch party loyalties and employ ‘hard-headed’ tactical votingThe campaign leading the push for a second EU referendum has drawn up a hit list of 100 marginal seats in which it will tell Remain supporters to vote tactically at an early general election. The ...
2019-08-03, 23:26

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's re-election campaign: a '2020 comedy tour' Late night hosts focused on news surrounding Trump, including that of his re-election campaigning and the Middle EastLate-night hosts focused on the launch of Trump’s re-election campaign and the brewing tensions in the Middle East. Continue reading......
2019-06-20, 23:39

Trump 2020: president to launch election campaign in Orlando – live While his base remains fired up, Trump heads into his re-election campaign as a historically unpopular presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.50pm BST A number of ‘Proud Boys’, the far-right organization listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, has descen...
2019-06-19, 00:13

Canada's Trudeau to launch formal campaign for October 21 election on Wednesday Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will formally launch the campaign for an Oct. 21 national election on Wednesday, according to a statement, setting up what opinion polls now indicate will be a tight race....
2019-09-11, 02:26

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals in his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used the speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, two and half years into his presidential term....
2019-06-19, 04:39

Trump Launches 2020 Re-Election Campaign, Calls US "Envy Of The World" President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday with a rally in front of about 20,000 supporters packed into a Florida arena, chanting "USA, USA!"...
2019-06-19, 06:13

British PM Begins Election Campaign As Parliament Blocks No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists......
2019-09-06, 02:13

Taliban Make Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
2019-09-18, 01:52

Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
2019-09-17, 22:52

Pelosi says altered videos show Facebook leaders were ‘willing enablers’ of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that Facebook’s refusal to take down an altered video of her shows that the company’s leaders were active contributors to online disinforrmation and “willing enablers" of Russian interference in the 2016 election....
2019-05-29, 22:13

U.S. judge tosses Democratic Party lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Trump campaign kickoff appears to outdraw similar event for Obama's re-election bid On Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., it appeared that President Trump drew a larger crowd for his 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event than former President Barack Obama did for a similar event in Columbus, Ohio....
2019-06-19, 07:52

Tight special election in North Carolina draws national attention, Trump campaign cash with days to go The nation's political attention will shift next week, if only for a day, from the presidential primary brawl to an unusual House election in North Carolina – where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire and both parties are hoping to claim a win that speaks to th...
2019-09-06, 03:00

Canadian Nationalist Party granted eligibility to become a registered party in the upcoming federal election The Canadian Anti-Hate Network has vowed to release the identities of those who supported the application of the party, which it says espouses hateful and racist ideologies....
2019-08-31, 01:13

Liberals, Tories begin election campaign neck-and-neck while NDP, Greens tied: Poll The Leger poll -- released just hours before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to fire the starting gun Wednesday -- suggests Jagmeet Singh's NDP and Elizabeth May's Greens were also in a dead heat, competing for a distant third place....
2019-09-11, 15:26

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-13, 19:39

Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election campaign by slamming 'fake news media' and 'illegal witch hunt' Donald Trump has officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a grievance-filled rally in Florida as he jabbed and the press and the political establishment he ran against in 2016....
2019-06-19, 10:26

SEE IT: RV crashes onto Quebec ferry pulling away from dock A Canadian man who died after his RV careened down a hill and crashed onto the back of a ferry Monday is being hailed as a hero for doing everything he could in his last moments to prevent a worse outcome. ...
2019-06-27, 21:52

Quebec MP says Scheer won’t let MPs introduce abortion bills — but that’s not what he said Quebec MP Alain Rayes said Andrew Scheer would not allow members to introduce anti-abortion bills, but this doesn't quite reflect the Conservative leader's position....
2019-08-29, 07:13

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democratic committee leaders were threatening subpoenas...
2019-07-03, 08:26

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to battle the province's two dozen fires....
2019-07-08, 22:52

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
2019-06-17, 10:00

Canada's Trudeau says he could one day challenge Quebec ban on religious symbols Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said for the first time he might challenge a decision by the province of Quebec to ban public employees from wearing religious symbols, a stance that could hurt him with voters....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Quebec to receive $250M from Ottawa for asylum seekers The Canadian government has announced it will provide $250 million to Quebec to help with costs related to help resettle and provide support to refugees and asylum seekers....
2019-08-31, 01:13

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after the legislation was adopted....
2019-06-17, 20:39

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
2019-05-24, 13:39

These Ontario police officers are using ayahuasca to treat their PTSD Even though ayahuasca is illegal in Canada, police officers are seeking out the substance as a last resort to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder....
2019-05-24, 12:13

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
2019-06-29, 00:39

FCA extends 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant until end of year FCA in March said it would end the third shift at the Windsor plant on Sept. 30 amid sluggish North American sales for the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans it builds. The automaker has now extended the shift's life two times since that announcement....
2019-08-15, 01:13

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
2019-07-10, 03:13

Thanks to the Raptors, Ontario is awash in free McDonald’s fries Fans in Ontario get a free order every time Toronto makes at least 12 three-pointers, and the NBA Finals has sparked a surge of interest in both the team and the deal....
2019-06-08, 00:52

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
2019-06-29, 17:39

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
2019-06-01, 14:26

At least 3 teachers remove religious symbols at work under Quebec’s secularism law Bill 21 prohibits public-sector employees in positions of authority — including teachers, police officers and judges — from wearing religious symbols while at work....
2019-09-18, 00:13

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
2019-06-11, 01:39

Young Canadian golfers from Quebec, B.C. looking to learn at U.S. Women’s Open “I think, overall, it's going to be a really cool experience playing alongside everyone and seeing how my game stacks up to everyone else," B.C. golfer Megan Osland said....
2019-05-30, 23:26

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-21, 12:00

Quebec has no plans to offer struggling SNC Lavalin a bailout, says minister Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon says the Montreal-based company faces "obvious operational problems" but is not under financial stress that requires a bailout....
2019-07-25, 03:13

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public transport, and heating and air conditioning by the end of 2019 or the start of 2020....
2019-05-26, 23:26

‘Well, show it:’ Trudeau challenged by Quebec voters over position on Bill 21 A few people told Trudeau they disagreed with his position on the bill, one even saying in French that he didn't feel Trudeau was standing up for Quebecers. The bill bans public servants in positions of authority from wearing religious gear....
2019-09-15, 02:13

Skydiver survives 5,000-foot fall in Quebec after parachute malfunctions An experienced skydiver in Quebec reportedly survived a fall of more than 5,000 feet last Saturday when her main parachute and reserve both malfunctioned....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
2019-06-17, 07:39

Trudeau on Quebec’s Bill 21: it’s not government’s job to legislate what people wear Justin Trudeau on Bill 21: "We do not feel it is a government's responsibility or in a government's interest to legislate on what people should be wearing."...
2019-06-21, 14:26

CannTrust Ontario facility gets non-compliant rating from Health Canada Canadian health regulator rated CannTrust Holdings Inc's Vaughan, Ontario facility non-compliant with some rules, the cannabis company said on Monday, just over a month after Health Canada found unlicensed pot cultivation at the firm....
2019-08-12, 15:13

Ford to cut nearly 200 jobs at Edge, Flex plant in Ontario, union says The cuts come as overall demand for light vehicles, and some crossovers, cools in the U.S and Canada, and Ford moves to align production with demand....
2019-07-20, 05:26

Ontario needs more healthcare funding, says report on serial killer nurse Ontario needs to boost funding and staffing to resolve problems that allowed a Canadian nurse to murder eight and harm six other seniors in various nursing homes, according to a public inquiry report on Wednesday which called for sweeping changes to the province's long-term care system....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-02, 02:00

Ontario's slow rollout of weed outlets could help black market Ontario has blamed a shortage of legal cannabis from the federal government for its slow rollout of retail outlets, a claim dismissed by the federal government and regulatory bodies from other provinces, raising prospects the black market for weed may thrive longer in Canada's most populous province...
2019-07-08, 22:39

Ontario government appoints advisory group for the Muskoka Watershed After the floods that inundated Ontario cottage country, the province has appointed a committee that will provide recommendations to help protect the Muskoka Watershed....
2019-08-07, 22:39

Manhunt for Canadian teen murder suspects moves to Ontario The manhunt for two teens suspected of killing three tourists in British Columbia has shifted to Ontario after reported sightings of the pair ramped up, authorities announced Friday. Ontario Provincial Police said Friday they received more than 30 new tips in an eight-hour period about Bryer Schmege...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Alberta joins Ontario in pulling some CannTrust weed products Alberta is placing an unspecified amount of CannTrust products on hold as a precautionary measure, officials said, pending an investigation by Health Canada into whether cannabis from unlicensed facilities is safe for consumption....
2019-07-11, 16:26

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
2019-07-11, 01:13

Suicide of Quebec provincial police officer a reminder of job’s mental toll In addition to finding the childrens' bodies, it was Sûreté du Québec officer Patrick Bigras who arrested Guy Turcotte at the scene, after finding him hiding under a bed....
2019-07-24, 03:00

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday night....
2019-06-19, 18:39

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will be respected and their rights will be respected," said the Manitoba premier....
2019-07-19, 05:00

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
2019-07-10, 02:26

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
2019-06-11, 01:39

Jagmeet Singh wanted to ‘show an openness’ to Quebec with ad displaying him without a turban The NDP ad, which was voiced completely in French, aimed to gather supporters in the francophone province. Singh has long been a critic of Quebec's secularism law, Bill 21, which prevents the wearing of religious wear, including that of turbans, in positions of authority....
2019-09-16, 06:13

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
2019-06-17, 23:39

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public employees....
2019-07-24, 00:52

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

Scheer and Trudeau agree: Feds should not intervene in Quebec’s religious symbols ban Quebec's Bill 21 was a hot topic on Day 1 of the federal election campaign, with Scheer and Trudeau agreeing the federal government should not intervene....
2019-09-12, 03:39

Ontario government may ditch blue box program after report finds 30% goes in trash Ontario is considering the value of the province’s blue box recycling program after a report was delivered to the government with some significant findings....
2019-08-07, 22:39

Mexico-based supplier explains closure of Ontario Nemak plant "It makes sense to take production to where they are most efficient,” said Álvaro Fernández, general director of Alfa. Work done at the Windsor plant will move to some other plant Nemak owns, he said....
2019-08-26, 23:26

Ontario government to make product producers responsible for Blue Box program Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says the move will encourage the industry to change how it packages products to cut down on waste that is sent to landfills....
2019-08-16, 18:52

Ontario neighborhood rocked by gas explosion after drunk driver crashed into home A woman driving drunk lost control and drove into a house, igniting a massive gas explosion and fire that devastated a neighborhood in Ontario, Canada, authorities said....
2019-08-17, 16:39

Ontario's abrupt move to end beer sales contract threatens investments The Ontario government on Thursday passed legislation to end a contract with a beer retailer in Canada's most populous province calling it a monopoly, but business lobby groups say the abrupt cancellation discourages investment....
2019-06-06, 21:52

ANALYSIS: Jagmeet Singh’s crucial Quebec launch lacks exposure to voters NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is in the fight of his party's life in Quebec, yet he only attended four events as he launched a province-specific platform....
2019-09-17, 19:00

Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces ‘lack of support’ by Quebec government over floodplain maps Officials with Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough say they are denouncing "the lack of communication and support" by the provincial government over the floodplain maps....
2019-07-22, 21:01

Trudeau pledges $1.2 billion for new tramway, expanded transit network in Quebec City In addition to the federal contribution, the Quebec government will invest $1.8 billion and the municipal government will contribute $300 million to the project....
2019-08-20, 07:26

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
2019-05-29, 18:00

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he and Quebec Premier Francois Legault are natural allies in the fight to defend provincial autonomy in the face of federal interventions....
2019-06-12, 23:39

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
2019-07-11, 12:13

Ontario zoos offer up-close experiences with animals, breaching global guidelines "The animals are stressed when they're constantly being held or patted or forced to give rides or to perform tricks. This is an unnatural activity for them," said Melissa Matlow, the Canada-based campaign director at World Animal Protection....
2019-07-31, 18:13

Ontario to compensate White Pines wind turbine developers for cancelled contract The Ontario government would not confirm how much it would pay the developer, who, last year, estimated it would cost $100 million to back out of the contract....
2019-07-08, 22:52

Communities on Lake Ontario shore still dealing with damage from high water levels High water levels on Lake Ontario have caused damage in Cobourg and Port Hope. Cobourg has managed to reclaim its beach but Port Hope's Waterfront Trail will not be repaired....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Ontario government announces new pilot program to help protect communities from extreme weather The program will provide eligible communities with up to 15 per cent above the estimated cost of rebuilding damaged infrastructure to make it more resilient to extreme weather....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
2019-05-31, 00:52

Kevin O’Leary on boat involved in fatal crash on Lake Joseph in Ontario " I was a passenger in a boat that was involved in a tragic collision with another watercraft that had no navigation lights on and then fled the scene," O'Leary said....
2019-08-28, 18:26

Forest fire evacuees head back home to Keewaywin and Pikangikum First Nations in Ontario Residents of two northwestern Ontario First Nations forced from their homes by forest fires will soon start heading back now that the blazes are dying down, provincial officials and community members said Friday....
2019-07-20, 09:26

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
2019-06-14, 00:39

UPDATE 1-Nemaska Lithium eyes fresh steps to raise capital for Quebec project -executive Nemaska Lithium Inc may issue new shares, take on new debt or sell assets as it hunts for fresh capital to build a lithium project in Quebec that faces cost overruns of more than $300 million, head of investor relations Wanda Cutler said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 23:39

Biggest Mafia bust in Ontario, Canada, nets 15 arrests, $33 million worth of homes and cars A Mafia bust—believed to be the biggest in the Canadian province of Ontario—has resulted in 15 arrests and the seizure of homes and sports cars worth $33 million....
2019-07-19, 16:01

Pollinating bees may be exposed to lethal levels of neonics in soil on southern Ontario farms: study New research from the University of Guelph suggests ground-nesting bees may be exposed to lethal levels of pervasive insecticides found in soil on farms across southern Ontario....
2019-08-27, 03:26

As NBA Finals tickets surpass $60K, Ontario consumer services minister rejects implementing price caps Premier Doug Ford’s government decided to scrap a section of the Ticket Sales Act in April, which capped resale prices at 50 per cent of original face value. At the time, Minister Bill Walker said price caps were "unenforceable."...
2019-05-29, 23:13

Alberta’s Brett Kissel, Ontario’s James Barker Band lead 2019 CCMA Award nominations Alberta sweetheart Brett Kissel is taking on Ontario bro-country act James Barker Band as the two homegrown favourites lead this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five nominations each....
2019-07-10, 20:13

Election Results 2019: How to Check Election Result Online via Google, App, Website Election Results 2019 will be declared today. Check Lok Sabha election results on NDTV website, Android, iOS app and official social media channels for live updates of vote counting....
2019-05-23, 07:00

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss. The post Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27, 00:13

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted......
2019-05-23, 01:13

Election 2019: Get Quickest Live Updates of Election Results How to get the quickest live updates of election results for the Indian general elections of 2019 that will be announced later today, deciding who will constitute the 17th Lok Sabha....
2019-05-23, 07:00

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
2019-05-27, 11:13

Who has the best kicks on Team USA? Gregg Popovich has been described as the biggest star on Team USA, but how do his Nike Air Monarchs compare to Jayson Tatum's Jordan Jumpman Diamonds and the shoes of his teammates?...
2019-08-18, 19:13

Ontario Minister Apologizes For Calling Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk "A Fucking Piece Of Shit" And "A Fucking Loser" Ontario’s Tourism, Culture and Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod has apologized for accosting Senators owner Eugene Melnyk at a Rolling Stones concert last weekend about the team’s poor record in recent years. Melnyk recounted the event to the Ottawa Citizen:...
2019-07-06, 22:52

| Currie Cup kicks off with a bang The Currie Cup Premier Division delivered a big dose of drama on its opening weekend in a shortened format due to the Rugby World Cup later this year....
2019-07-14, 15:13

Samsung kicks off 6G research 5G networks might still only be available in a few countries, but Samsung is already working on 6G.Samsung is a minor, but growing, player in telecoms equipment and hopes demand for 5G kit will see its share of the market rise even further. By the time 6G arrives, it could be an even major competito...
2019-06-05, 13:52

Comment Of The Day: Where To Get Your Kicks Edition Today we got to read about what it’s like to run Route 66 in 2019. In a Corvette, because why not. A few commenters chimed in with some interesting footnotes, too....
2019-08-10, 02:26

WKU Kicks Off Commemoration Of 19th Amendment BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — As she stood with fellow elected officials commemorating the 100th anniversary of Congress’ passage of the 19th Amendment, Bowling Green City Commissioner Dana Beasley-Brown shared an experience she said she will never forget. One Saturday afternoon last year, while B...
2019-06-16, 18:26

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Have More Indirect Free Kicks In The Box One quirk of soccer is that the rules of the game change when the ball is in the box. Not massively, but in one small and crucial way: Because a foul in the box is punished with a penalty, things that would be fouls anywhere else on the field are occasionally just not called in the box....
2019-06-11, 00:52

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands. According to a surprise Ipsos exit forecast late Thursday, the Dutch Labor Party of European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans will becom...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Lexington Pride kicks off today LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18 )- Friday kicks off pride weekend here in Lexington. This year’s festival returns to downtown with the first ever two-day event. The family friendly event will feature music, food, and free entertainment at the courthouse plaza. Coinciding with this year’s festival...
2019-06-28, 11:39

CNN Kicks Off Democratic Debate In Worst Way Possible CNN knows what all the viewers watching tonight’s Democratic debate wanted more than anything else at the start of the proceedings. A quick launch into a substantive policy discussion? What are you, stupid??...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
2019-06-13, 02:13

'We have to stop no-deal': Ed Davey kicks off Lib Dem leadership bid Exclusive: Former minister Ed Davey aims to broaden party’s appeal with climate focusThe former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Ed Davey launched his bid for the party leadership on Thursday, pledging to fight a no-deal Brexit by working with remainers in parliament to make revoking article 50 the...
2019-05-30, 09:39

Friday Forecast: Summer kicks off today! TUCSON – Summer will start off hot! Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain near average for mid-June standards through the work week. Since it’s the first day of summer, it is also the summer solstice. Today will have the longest daylight hours: 14 hours and 15 minutes. Sun...
2019-06-21, 19:52

Dow rises 150 points as big meeting of Fed officials kicks off Stocks traded higher for a second straight day on hopes the Federal Reserve chief will confirm expectations of easier monetary policy at a central banking summit this week....
2019-08-22, 15:39

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
2019-07-18, 18:52

BT Sport kicks off live 8K broadcasts – but don't expect too many of them The UK's BT Sport channel is starting to wade into the crystal-sharp world of 8K, after a Gallagher Premiership Rugby 7s match in Northampton was broadcast in the ultra-high resolution to attendees of the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam.It wasn't a small task by any mean...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Southwest three-day sale kicks off with $49 fares each way; here's what you need to know Southwest's three-day fare sale, held twice a year, features one-way fares as low as $49, $79, $99 and $129 for late summer and fall travel.        ...
2019-06-04, 18:52

Scripps National Spelling Bee kicks off second round The second round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off on Tuesday, as hundreds of young people took the stage to participate in the prestigious competition....
2019-05-29, 09:13

September kicks off with scattered showers and thunderstorms TUCSON – It’s the first day of meteorological fall 2019, and it has been active weather-wise for sections of Southern Arizona. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms fired up mainly for areas west and northwest of Tucson. Isolated cells brought heavy downpours, lightning, and h...
2019-09-02, 06:52

Monsoon kicks into high gear today! TUCSON –  The monsoon ramps up this afternoon for all of Southern Arizona including Metro Tucson!  Today: Afternoon thunderstorms expected (50%). High: 103° Tonight: Storms die down, but a few showers possible (30%). Low: 78° Tomorrow: Isolated to scattered storms during the afternoon (30%). ...
2019-07-22, 18:39

2019 NFL season: 100 names to know as Week 1 kicks off You probably already know the biggest stars of the NFL. These names, however, could be the next wave of key players and figures.       ...
2019-09-08, 12:00

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
2019-05-27, 19:13

Saturday Forecast: Monsoon 2019 kicks off today TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 is officially underway, but we aren’t expecting any rain…this week. Here are a few facts about Monsoon 2019: The weak trough that brought our area gusty winds has pushed temperatures down to about average for mid-June standards. Sunday’s daytime high w...
2019-06-16, 08:26

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in Fear over new U.S. curbs on almost all asylum seekers spread this week among migrants at its southern border, but some on waiting lists in Mexican cities found the gates to the United States stayed open, despite a much higher bar to stay....
2019-07-18, 05:52

Gas prices may have already peaked as summer travel season kicks off As the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season, drivers are poised to benefit from declining gas prices.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

Nats' Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn't leave until he had made quite a scene....
2019-05-24, 00:52

Realme Days Sale Kicks Off on Flipkart: Here Are the Top Offers Realme Days sale will go on till August 22 on Flipkart, and smartphones like Realme 3 Pro, Realme 3, Realme 3i, Realme 2 Pro, Realme X, Realme C2, are listed with various deals....
2019-08-19, 10:26

WSL kicks off amid high expectations with Manchester derby "The ninth edition of the FA Women\u0027s Super League kicks off this weekend with a blockbuster programme, including a Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium, and amid high expectations after record numbers watched England at the World Cup."...
2019-09-07, 12:39

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step aside as Conservative leader on 7 June and kicking off a frantic scramble to become Britain’s next p...
2019-05-25, 01:39

Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update 1903 Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Update for Business and VLSC starting today, too....
2019-05-21, 21:39

Miedema eyes Arsenal double as WSL season kicks off "Arsenal forward Vivianne says she is hungrier than ever as she prepares for her team\u0027s opening fixture of the new Women\u0027s Super League season, on Sunday."...
2019-09-07, 13:52

Kopecky kicks off ERC Zlin win defence by topping Qualifying "Reigning four-time Barum Czech Rally Zlín winner Jan Kopecký (ŠKODA Motorsport) began his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship on top, going fastest on Friday’s Qualifying Stage."...
2019-08-16, 14:52

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
2019-06-07, 16:13

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic athlete from Bullitt County who is on the Autism spectrum. “I had been getting into the spirit o...
2019-06-01, 02:26

U.S. Air Mobile Command's 'Mobility Guardian' kicks off with 4,000 aviators The U.S. Air Mobility Command's "Mobility Guardian 2019" exercise, with over 4,000 participating personnel, began at Fairchild AFB, Wash., over the weekend with 30 nations and at least 46 U.S. aircraft....
2019-09-09, 23:13

Pride parade kicks off in Tel Aviv with partyers, protesters TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The largest gay pride parade in the Middle East is drawing hundreds of thousands of revelers to the streets of Tel Aviv. Drag queens and rainbow-clad marchers streamed through the city on Friday, posing for selfies and beating drums. Floats rolled by blasting electro beats. S...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Nissan Kicks, Datsun GO And GO+ Models To Get CVT Automatic Option Soon Addressing the growing demand for automatic cars in India, Nissan will soon launch CVT automatic options for the Datsun GO, GO+ MPV, and Nissan Kicks soon....
2019-08-16, 20:52

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
2019-06-08, 13:00

Toronto Film Festival kicks off with The Band, Iannucci The 44th Toronto International Film Festival is kicks off Thursday with a documentary celebration of Canada’s own The Band and the premiere of Armando Iannucci’s adaptation of ‘David Copperfield’...
2019-09-06, 04:13

Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta vs MG Hector vs Nissan Kicks the Kia Seltos battles the bestselling Hyundai Creta, new sensation MG Hector and the Nissan Kicks. Read on to know which one outperforms the competition on what parameters....
2019-09-02, 18:26

Fleet Week kicks off with 2,600 sailors arriving in New York Some 2,600 members of the Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard are finding their land legs Wednesday in the Big Apple, with the start of Fleet Week. The Parade of Ships along the New York Harbor — which ran throughout the morning — kicked off the 31st annual citywide celebration. Service ...
2019-05-22, 18:00

Ikea India Kicks Off Online Deliveries in Mumbai Mumbai residents can now order online from Ikea, with the Swedish furniture giant officially kicking off operations for India's financial capital on Monday. Ikea's online deliveries will cover the......
2019-08-19, 10:26

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
2019-08-20, 16:52

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. Things will kick off with EA's Play event that's scheduled t......
2019-06-08, 15:52

Amazon's Big Sale on Mobile Phones Kicks Off, Here Are the Best Offers Amazon's Fab Phones Fest sale has kicked off today with deals and offers on a bunch of popular smartphones. The sale will continue until June 13. We have picked out some of the best deals and offers......
2019-06-10, 13:52

Race to succeed May kicks off with split over no-deal Brexit A Conservative leadership hopeful has declared she would take Britain out of the EU with no deal - despite up to 60 Tory MPs being ready to block any candidate planning to do so....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Dustin Martin kicks six as Richmond crush Brisbane Lions Brisbane Lions 8-17 (65) lost to Richmond 18.4 (112)GWS 16.17 (113) beat Western Bulldogs 8.7 (55)Dustin Martin led Richmond to a 47-point win over Brisbane Lions and their third AFL preliminary final in as many seasons.Playing in front of a 37,478 crowd - the biggest attendance at the Gabba for an ...
2019-09-07, 15:52

Rock documentary on The Band kicks off Toronto Film Festival The Toronto International Film Festival opened on a decidedly Canadian note on Thursday with a documentary about influential rockers The Band kicking off 10 days of movies vying for attention in the upcoming Hollywood awards season....
2019-09-06, 07:26

Spider-Man: Far from Home review – Peter Parker’s teenage kicks Marvel’s cinematic domination enters a new era with this winning, witty offeringThis sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming offers a soft launchpad for the next “phase” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, tying up loose ends in the wake of Avengers: Endgame. As an antidote to that film’s heaviness, F...
2019-07-07, 10:39

Houston mom allegedly kicks son, 10, out of car in 100-degree weather for spilling food A Houston mother allegedly dumped her 10-year-old son on a parkway Saturday and abandoned him in 100-degree weather because he spilled some food in her car, reports said....
2019-06-10, 10:13

Queer style kicks off NY Fashion Week with inclusive show In celebration of gender-fluid fashion and inclusion of all kinds, the queer-style digital magazine dapperQ threw a runway party at the start of New York Fashion Week...
2019-09-06, 20:00

Soles by Sir custom NBA shoes: See kicks made for Dwyane Wade and more Marcus Rivera's company, Soles by Sir, started making custom shoes for Miami Dolphins players to wear to training camp. Now, he works with NBA stars.       ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

Women's Super League season kicks off with Manchester derby "Manchester City and Manchester United will play the opening match of the new Women\u0027s Super League (WSL) season at the Etihad Stadium on September 7."...
2019-07-10, 13:39

Jovic signing kicks off Real rebuilding project, says Perez "The signing of Serbia striker Luka Jovic marks the beginning of a \"new project\" for Real Madrid as they look to return to winning ways next season, club president Florentino Perez said on Wednesday."...
2019-06-12, 20:52

2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class Round 1 Kicks Off In Coimbatore The 2019 Volkswagen Ameo Class will see 18 drivers battle it out over 10 races for the title, while VW Motosport India will also participate in the Indian Touring Car championship....
2019-06-22, 09:01

Chimpanzee Escapes Zoo Enclosure, Kicks Keeper In Viral Video A chimpanzee escaped from its enclsoure in China's Hefei Wildlife Park on Friday morning, causing much confusion and chaos as he charged at visitors and even kicked an employee to the ground....
2019-07-15, 16:39

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defenses, the White House announced....
2019-07-18, 02:13

TCS Kicks Off Earnings Season With Rs 8,131 Crore Profit In June Quarter Tata Consultancy Services' (TCS) net profit rose 0.06 per cent to Rs 8,131 crore compared with net profit of Rs 8,126 crore during the previous quarter....
2019-07-09, 15:26

NYPD school safety agent allegedly kicks cop during fight An NYPD School Safety Agent was arrested in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, late Saturday night after a heated argument with cops got physical, police said. Melinda Breland, 33, was taken into custody just after 11 p.m. outside of Cozi Pizza at 584 Broadway near Lorimer Street, according to police. Police s...
2019-09-08, 20:26

UK Labour kicks out Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's chief press secretary has been kicked out of the party for voting Liberal Democrat in the EU elections. Alastair Campbell has been pushing for a second referendum on Brexit....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Flipkart Kicks Off a New Sale With Offers on Popular Mobile Phones Flipkart is running its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a number of popular smartphones....
2019-05-28, 10:26

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
2019-07-18, 01:26

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
2019-07-10, 21:13

The Deuce’s final season kicks off with a trip to Vegas, deep into the ’80s The theme song for The Deuce’s third and final season is Blondie’s “Dreaming,” a transcendent New Wave classic from one of New York’s greatest bands. Blondie started their career during the early days of punk, in the city’s grimiest bars. By December of 1984—which is when the season three premiere, ...
2019-09-10, 16:52

Trump kicks off British trip with tweet against London mayor President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London’s mayor...
2019-06-03, 11:39

Europa League clash kicks off 1st all-English finals week After years of Spanish domination in Europe's top club competitions England has done what no other nation has done before        ...
2019-05-27, 13:13

Wine festival Fete des Vignerons kicks off in Switzerland with colorful celebration The Fete des Vignerons kicked off in Switzerland on July 18. The festival, which celebrates the world of winemaking, goes for a month.       ...
2019-07-20, 06:52

| Hosts France enjoy winning start as women's World Cup kicks off Hosts France laid down a marker in the opening game of the women's World Cup as towering defender Wendie Renard scored twice in a win over South Korea....
2019-06-08, 07:13

US stock futures muted as earnings season kicks into full gear U.S. stock index futures were mixed Tuesday as the corporate earnings season kicked into full gear as companies like J.P. Morgan Chase and Johnson & Johnson released their quarterly results....
2019-07-16, 13:39

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Netflix's mobile-only streaming plan kicks off in India, as the world watches Netflix has now launched its cheapest streaming plan yet – limited to its mobile and tablet apps – in a bid to attract a wider array of casual users for titles like Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black, and the upcoming The Witcher TV series.Only a few days ago, Netflix confirmed a...
2019-07-24, 13:13

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers....
2019-06-11, 02:13

Graeme McDowell kicks golf bag in weird British Open showing PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The hair on the back of Graeme McDowell’s neck was raised from the first tee until four holes remained in Thursday’s British Open first round. The native of Portrush, who received a thunderous ovation on the first tee and all the way around the course, got off to a marve...
2019-07-19, 06:13

Andrew Lewis custom NBA shoes: See kicks made for James Harden and more Andrew Lewis used to restore sneakers in high school. Now, his custom designs are worn by NBA stars with some amazingly detailed portrait work.       ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

Deal: Fossil kicks off Semi-Annual Sale, save up to 50% on smartwatches Fossil has just announced many many of its smartwatches are getting major discounts during its Semi-Annual Sale. Many of the deals are available until August 4 at Fossil.com and at participating US full-priced Fossil stores, the company confirmed.As the title says, the sale offers up to 50% off on w...
2019-06-18, 04:13

Monday Forecast: July kicks off with lingering moisture and above-average heat TUCSON – Triple digits continue across the Tucson metro area. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 106 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so temperatures will be above average for this time of year. This area of high pressure is also hel...
2019-07-01, 15:13

Verizon kicks off prepaid promotion that offers double the data and up to 16GB for $45 Verizon is trying to increase its pool of prepaid customers with a brand new promotion that offers double the data for the same price. The promotion kicked off early today and won't last for long, but it's eligible for mixing with other Verizon plans if you wish.Spotted by Droid-life, the limited ti...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-Xer, pre-millennial) and so can completely relate to all three women being at a bit of a crossroads. When you’re a kid, or even in college, you have an...
2019-07-02, 07:26

Nissan Kicks XE Base Variant Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 9.89 Lakh Its raining compact SUVs this month with all-new launches as well as updated models lined up for launch to sway the market demand. While Hyundai kick-started the month with the Creta Sports Edition,......
2019-08-07, 14:39

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
2019-06-03, 18:39

US stock futures higher as earnings season kicks into high gear U.S. stock index futures were higher Tuesday morning as investors hope for better-than-expected earnings from a host of corporate giants in the coming days....
2019-07-23, 12:52

Students demand meeting with Premier Legualt as CAQ convention kicks off in Montreal Students are calling for a meeting with Quebec Premier François Legault to discuss green issues as the party convention for the Coalition Avenir Québec kicks off in Montreal Saturday....
2019-05-25, 19:13

Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza Sale Kicks Off With Offers on These Mobile Phones Flipkart Mobile sale has kicked off today with offers on a number of popular smartphones. The Flipkart sale will run from June 17 to June 21 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a bunch of......
2019-06-17, 10:13

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' multiplayer beta kicks off in September When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on October 25th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, it'll come with a handful of multiplayer modes, including classic options like Team Deathmatch, Domination and Headquarters, plus a 2v2 Gunfight option (co......
2019-08-02, 04:13

Shawn Mendes Kicks Off 21st Birthday With His "Señorita" Camila Cabello Shawn Mendes' birthday celebrations are kicking off with a special someone. The "Stitches" singer was spotted in New York City Wednesday afternoon alongside rumored girlfriend......
2019-08-08, 23:26

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 00:13

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
2019-07-18, 02:13

Western premiers ‘expecting positive discussions’ as meeting kicks off in Edmonton Canada's western and northern premiers are meeting in Edmonton in a effort to make the "western provinces and territories the source of Canada’s strength and economic growth."...
2019-06-27, 21:52

New York Yankees 17-13 Boston Red Sox: MLB London Series kicks off with run-fest and record crowd The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox warned new British fans not to expect 30 runs every game after serving up an offensive explosion in the first Major League Baseball game to be played in Europe....
2019-06-30, 10:39

Sanders kicks fight against Trump into high gear as Democrats swarm San Francisco U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on California Democrats to unite against Donald Trump, kicking the 2020 presidential campaign into high gear with jabs against the Republican president and a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden....
2019-06-02, 22:26

Sofia Richie Kicks Off 21st Birthday in Vegas With Kylie Jenner and More Gal Pals It's a party, it's a party! Sofia Richie is kicking off her 21st birthday with a bang! Before heading to Las Vegas with her besties, the model's boyfriend, Scott Disick,......
2019-08-25, 03:13

Hope Solo's comments loom large before US kicks off Women's World Cup matches While the U.S. women’s national team is just hours away from playing Thailand in its first Women’s World Cup game, the most talked about player might not even be on the team....
2019-06-10, 23:26

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens at record highs as earnings season kicks off Wall Street's main indexes opened at record highs on Monday as second-quarter corporate earnings got off to an upbeat start with results from the third largest U.S lender, Citigroup, beating expectations....
2019-07-15, 17:13

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service with 60-satellite Starlink launch As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form the first wave of its Starlink constellation. It’s a hugely important and incredibly complex launch for the compa...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Amazon India Fab Phones Fest 2019 kicks off with upto 40% off on mobiles and accessories Amazon India is back with its Fab Phones Fest for June 2019 which is slated to go on till June 13. This time around, the e-tailer is offering upto 40% off on phones and accessories with some very enticing offers on phones such as the OnePlus 6T, Xiaomi Mi A2, Apple iPhone XR, to name a few. Furtherm...
2019-06-10, 10:13

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, where it claimed at least three lives, UN agencies said on Friday....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
2019-06-08, 03:39

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five black and brown boys in New York’s infamous 1989 Cen...
2019-06-09, 16:26

Opinion: Did we just watch the final kicks of Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri? Adam Vinatieri's struggles reached critical mass after a win against the Titans, when Colts owner Jim Irsay said "I'm concerned" about the kicker.       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

Man puffed on cigarette after repeated kicks left kitten dazed and 'trembling': police An Arizona man was arrested Tuesday after he was captured on surveillance footage chasing a 6-week-old kitten around a parking lot and repeatedly kicking it, police said.  ...
2019-06-06, 13:26

Premier League rule changes explained: VAR, handball, free-kicks, substitutions and penalties The Premier League is back and while there are the customary new signings, coaches and shirts for fans to get used to, there are a number of rule changes as well. Standard Sport looks at what is being brought in for the 2019-20 season....
2019-08-09, 16:26

Mexico survives nail-biting shootout in penalty kicks vs. Costa Rica HOUSTON – Team Mexico survived a dramatic, nail-biting shootout to outlast Costa Rica 5-4 in penalty kicks and advance to the semi-finals of the Gold Cup.  A near sellout is expected on Tuesday in Glendale, AZ as Mexico, popular in this region of Sonoran Desert, takes on Haiti. Fans in Sonora...
2019-06-30, 12:39

Jonas Brothers' Tour Kicks Off With a Major Surprise From Your Fave Latin Artists It's the moment that fans have been waiting for--the Jonas Brothers are finally performing their new song "Runaway" live with Sebastián Yatra, Natti Natasha and Daddy Yankee.......
2019-08-08, 15:00

Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80 Google Assistant is truly everywhere nowadays, from your Android or iOS phone to the search giant's growing family of in-house smart speakers, as well as third-party audio products made by companies as diverse as Bang & Olufsen, Sonos, and Bose. One very intriguing Google Assistant device you may ha...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Women's World Cup: From penalty kicks to yellow cards, basic soccer rules explained Whether you’re watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, or your buddy’s soccer game, keeping all the rules in-check can be frustrating....
2019-06-07, 02:52

Cobie Smulders Kicks Major Butt and Cracks All the Jokes in Stumptown Sneak Peek Giddy up for Stumptown. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Stumptown, ABC's new series starring Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson and Michael Ealy. Set in Portland, Oregon, the......
2019-08-12, 20:13

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
2019-06-14, 22:39

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
2019-07-18, 08:00

Demi Lovato Kicks Off 27th Birthday With a Bang by Attending Ariana Grande's Concert Demi Lovato is living her best life! The "Cool for the Summer" singer is enjoying her time in London and kicking off her 27th birthday celebration. And while it's not August......
2019-08-20, 04:39

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
2019-07-22, 21:39

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Doctor debate over single payer kicks off in earnest Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-05-31, 17:13

Carli Lloyd kicks 55-yard field goal, Hall of Famer says NFL should give her ‘honest’ tryout Fresh off a Women’s World Cup title, U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd appeared at a joint practice session between the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. She wowed them with her kick....
2019-08-21, 14:13

Daily on Energy: Memorial Day kicks off season of higher fuel prices, record-setting travel Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-05-24, 18:13

Donald Trump kicks off British visit with tweet against London mayor: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London's mayor....
2019-06-03, 13:39

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light bulbs, by discounting them even if just for a limited time. Starting today and through July 17, Google is running a sale on Home and Nest devices, all...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Missed tackles, missed Adam Vinatieri kicks cost Colts in loss to Chargers The Colts mounted a comeback but couldn't stop the Chargers in overtime. Adam Vinatieri's missed kicks loomed large.       ...
2019-09-09, 02:26

Mortal Kombat 11’s Competitive ‘Kombat League’ Kicks Off This Week “Kombat League” is an all-new seasonal ranked mode in which players compete over the course of four weeks to earn exclusive in-game items. Teased in Mortal Kombat 11’s multiplayer menu since the game launched in late April, the first Kombat League season starts *checks watch* tomorrow. Oh dear....
2019-06-17, 20:52

'You just can't cough': Trump kicks chief of staff out of Oval Office for coughing During an ABC News interview, President Donald Trump told his chief of staff to leave the Oval Office because he was coughing.        ...
2019-06-17, 20:39

US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended the central bank....
2019-07-15, 17:39

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
2019-07-17, 15:26

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said on Friday....
2019-07-19, 20:39

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
2019-07-05, 20:13

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats said that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
2019-08-07, 21:52

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason. Since then, however, the ...
2019-06-19, 05:26

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
2019-07-24, 14:52

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tampering. I know I’ve said that before, but this time he...
2019-06-22, 22:13

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on a 13-count indictment. A federal law enforcement source confirms to E! News that the 52-year-old singer was arrested by NYPD and......
2019-07-12, 16:39

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
2019-07-25, 08:13

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with authorities in the states where they live, as the justices ruled against a child rapist convicted in Maryland....
2019-06-20, 20:00

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child pornography and obstruction of justice R&B singer R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, according to American law officials.The 52-year old was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on 13 feder...
2019-07-12, 08:26

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department official who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press. ...
2019-06-18, 14:52

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help others.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

UAW president's home targeted in new federal raids The raids by the FBI at UAW President Gary Jones' home and multiple UAW locations are part of an investigation into a yearslong federal corruption scandal involving auto executives who offered bribes and kickbacks to influence labor negotiations with the union....
2019-08-28, 21:13

Federal judge dismisses part of CDK lawsuit A federal judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by dealership software provider CDK Global Inc. against a group of dealerships that alleges they improperly allowed third parties to access CDK's dealership management system. CDK has until Sept. 30 to revise and resubmit its claim that the 17 ...
2019-09-13, 23:13

Rich Rod, wife dismissed from federal lawsuit TUCSON — Former University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez and his wife have been dismissed from a federal lawsuit. The suit claimed Rich Rod knew about former player Orlando Bradford’s abusive behavior toward his girlfriends and was filed by one of Bradford’s victims. In a lette...
2019-09-04, 15:52

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
2019-08-23, 02:52

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting that concluded earl...
2019-05-23, 07:52

US Will 'Act As Appropriate' To Sustain Economy: Federal Reserve Chief The US central bank is ready to step in to preserve the American economy's expansion amid mounting risks, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday....
2019-09-07, 01:13

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology. The groups, which are planning to blanket lawmakers with emails and phone calls, are coming together under BanFacialRecognit...
2019-09-06, 10:52

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges NBC New York is reporting that music artist R. Kelly, long the subject of allegations of abusive and controlling behavior toward multiple women, has been arrested in Chicago tonight on federal charges of sex trafficking. The arrest was reportedly made by a mixture of NYPD officers and Homeland Secur...
2019-07-12, 07:26

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course 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 women...
2019-06-07, 09:39

White House Is Considering a Federal Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid a spike in the use of electronic cigarettes among teens and children, President Donald Trump has announced the Food and Drug Administration is considering yanking all non-tobacco flavored e-cigs from the market.Read more......
2019-09-11, 22:13

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25, 06:52

New encryption powers used at least five times by federal and NSW police Commonwealth Ombudsman calls for Peter Dutton’s ability to censor its reports on the process to be revokedNew encryption powers to seek assistance from tech companies to spy on users have been used at least five times by federal and New South Wales police.The Commonwealth Ombudsman has revealed to a...
2019-07-10, 07:13

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
2019-08-22, 16:52

The Federal Reserve must be honest about Trump's trade war US central bank risks reputation with Americans if it pulls its punches with the White HouseWilliam Dudley, the immediate past president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, recently stirred up a hornet’s nest when he called for the Fed to consider the impact of its policies on the 2020 presiden...
2019-09-11, 12:13

US federal deficit to reach $1tn next year, report says Debt held by public is expected to reach 95% of GDP in next 10 years, the highest level since just after the second world warUS federal debt will top $1tn next year even as Donald Trump explores tax cuts and other giveaways that are only likely to increase the deficit.According to figures released b...
2019-08-21, 23:39

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Federal Deficits to Grow More Than Expected in Next Decade, CBO Says Federal deficits are projected to grow much more than expected over the next decade thanks to the two-year budget agreement struck last month, the Congressional Budget Office said....
2019-08-21, 19:00

EU leaders wrangle over top jobs EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to try and agree on who should fill the bloc's top posts. Berlin and Paris are at odds over who is best equipped to take the reins amid challenges such as Brexit and climate change....
2019-06-20, 13:39

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
2019-07-03, 01:52

EU leaders at loggerheads over top appointments EU leaders are meeting to decide who will get the bloc's most prestigious jobs. Jean-Claude Juncker's successor as European Commission president is among the positions to be filled before the first parliamentary session....
2019-06-30, 17:26

How AI can support cybersecurity leaders In recent years, cybercrime has reached epidemic proportions, with far ranging impacts across the business world. Cyberattacks pose a monumental threat with major developments: attacks have become far more sophisticated and they have exponentially increased in volume. Better executed than ever befor...
2019-08-01, 16:39

China: Three decades, six leaders As part of Asiamoney’s 30th anniversary coverage, we have selected six key individuals who have contributed more than most to the development of banking and capital markets in China. Their stories illustrate three decades of extraordinary growth....
2019-06-28, 11:39

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
2019-07-22, 20:39

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
2019-08-21, 18:39

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
2019-06-29, 01:52

Federal judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency....
2019-08-27, 20:52

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
2019-06-29, 02:13

Federal judge partially blocks Missouri abortion ban A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an eight-week abortion ban from taking effect in Missouri but will allow another part of the law to move forward that bans abortion on the basis of race, sex, or disability....
2019-08-27, 22:00

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
2019-07-14, 16:26

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
2019-06-07, 07:26

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
2019-07-11, 05:39

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
2019-06-13, 00:26

No new clues in federal report on motorcycle crash that killed 7 Westfield Transport hired Volodymyr Zhukovskyy despite his driving history. He's charged with killing 7 people in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, NH.        ...
2019-07-24, 20:13

Federal Reserve fixed its own fumble by cutting rates Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telegraphed to the markets that a rate cut is coming. There seems to be quite a bit of uncertainty over why the Fed would cut rates so shortly after aggressively raising them — eight times since 2016, with the most recent hike just last December. Muc...
2019-07-14, 16:26

New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO (AP) — New federal charges have been filed against a man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue, killing one person and wounding three others. A federal grand jury on Tuesday handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
2019-06-21, 05:52

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
2019-06-15, 06:39

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
2019-06-29, 04:39

Jeffrey Epstein charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Some victims were just 14 years old, prosecutors allegeBillionaire sex offender pleads not guilty in New York courtThe billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking contained in a newly unsealed 13-page Manhattan federal ...
2019-07-09, 00:26

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
2019-06-07, 13:52

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 05:13

Houston man first to be indicted for bump stock possession since federal ban A Houston man was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of possessing a rifle with a bump stock attached to it, in what is believed to be the first such case since the Trump administration banned the device earlier this year....
2019-09-07, 05:26

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
2019-06-29, 07:52

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
2019-07-18, 18:52

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
2019-08-16, 15:39

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warned Congress on Wednesday. “These are concern...
2019-07-11, 10:39

Senate report: Last 3 federal shutdowns cost taxpayers $4B The last three federal shutdowns -- which resulted from the government failing to authorize new spending -- cost American taxpayers a total of $4 billion, a bipartisan analysis showed Tuesday....
2019-09-17, 19:52

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
2019-06-22, 09:39

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
2019-05-22, 14:39

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

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handled the TV actor's case....
2019-08-24, 00:52

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving most of a 20-year sentence — with some time shaved...
2019-05-22, 03:13

Report: Former federal official spoke of shooting a judge CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department found that the former head of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Chicago office who stepped down last year without explanation made an “inappropriate comment about shooting a judge” during a firearms training exercise. The Justice Department’s i...
2019-06-06, 17:00

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-04, 23:26

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
2019-06-07, 05:26

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up by the Republican-controlled Senate....
2019-07-17, 04:13

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Randolph moss determined Friday the policy is a violati...
2019-08-03, 05:39

Federal authorities: suspect fatally shoots self in Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is dead after a car chase involving federal agents in south Scottsdale. They say the man fatally shot himself Thursday afternoon. His name and age haven’t been released yet along with information on why the suspect was wanted. Officials with t...
2019-08-02, 04:00

R. Kelly to be taken to NY to face federal charges there, judge orders R. Kelly is going to New York soon, for a hearing on Aug. 2 to face federal sex-crime charges in Brooklyn.        ...
2019-07-20, 03:26

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” The Los Angeles Times reports the confidential rep...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department. The appearance of Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Geddes at a proceeding on Wednesday signaled that the Departm...
2019-06-05, 19:39

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
2019-06-05, 22:39

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
2019-07-10, 01:39

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed $1.9 billion mine in the Coronado National Forest...
2019-08-01, 14:13

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
2019-06-14, 16:52

Epstein death shifts federal focus to possible conspirators NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are turning their attention to possible charges against anyone who conspired with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his alleged sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after Epstein’s apparent suicide in jail, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said ...
2019-08-13, 06:26

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
2019-05-25, 03:39

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the law “threatens immediate harm to women’s...
2019-05-25, 01:13

The Federal Minimum Wage Doesn't Really Matter Anymore The national payfloor of $7.25 an hour hasn’t been adjusted for a decade, the longest it has ever gone unchanged. Here’s why workers can shrug it off....
2019-08-11, 20:39

Ohio Man Threatened to Shoot Federal Agents, Authorities Say The F.B.I. found AR-15-style rifles and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition at a home in Boardman where Justin Olsen was living, according to a court filing....
2019-08-14, 12:52

Texas man becomes first person ever charged under federal bump stock ban A Texas man was arrested for owning a bump stock device — making him the first person to be charged under the federal ban. The device, which is used to transform a semi-automatic firearm into a rapidly-firing machine gun-esque weapon, was attached to an AR-15, according to Justice Department o...
2019-09-06, 12:39

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
2019-08-14, 11:39

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governing bodies of Olympic sports handled sex-abuse allegations, people with knowledge ...
2019-09-14, 02:00

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
2019-07-16, 19:39

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf of Alabama abortion providers seeking to overturn the nation’s ...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
2019-06-11, 00:13

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
2019-06-02, 01:26

Mac Miller's Death 1 Year Later: Man Arrested on Federal Charges Almost exactly one year after Mac Miller's death, a man has been charged in connection with his passing. Cameron James Pettit, a Hollywood Hills resident, was arrested on federal......
2019-09-04, 22:13

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
2019-06-12, 03:39

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Missouri Abortion Ban (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the law as a legal challenge against it plays out in ...
2019-08-28, 03:26

Federal team looks for clues into New York helicopter crash Federal investigators on Tuesday sifted through the wreckage of a helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper and interviewed witnesses, seeking to determine why the aircraft crashed on the roof a day earlier, killing the pilot....
2019-06-11, 23:52

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
2019-08-03, 13:52

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for a long running pay-to-play scheme that saw him pocket $675,000 in kickbacks, including a new house, a cozy job for his wife and more th...
2019-08-02, 03:01

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
2019-06-30, 00:00

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
2019-06-12, 07:26

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade US central bank signals growth is slowing in the world’s largest economyThe US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade in an indication that the world’s largest economy is running out of steam.The US central bank cut its key benchmark interest rate by a quarte...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans are attending a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and others are also paying respects....
2019-06-05, 15:26

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
2019-06-20, 01:26

EU leaders react to Theresa May's resignation Respect was the predominant tone among European leaders following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation. But they warned that her successor will have to provide "rapid clarification" on Brexit....
2019-05-24, 15:00

Capitalism is in crisis – and business leaders know it The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of recovery have not erased, writes John Harwood....
2019-09-05, 15:00

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
2019-07-02, 05:26

AI adoption: 40% of company leaders have 'no hesitation' By 2022, 60% of US companies expect to be using artificial intelligence to improve operations, staffing, budgeting, and performance, according to Genesys....
2019-08-17, 03:39

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
2019-06-06, 19:26

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
2019-07-02, 20:13

EU leaders 'have accepted UK is leaving without a deal' Downing Street has said Boris Johnson wants to negotiate a new Brexit deal "with the greatest energy", amid reports EU leaders have accepted the UK is going to leave without an agreement....
2019-08-06, 07:26

World leaders meet at G-7 summit Leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States are meeting in France.        ...
2019-08-24, 19:13

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Donald Trump clashes with Federal Reserve chief after criticism The president accused the central banker of being an "enemy" of the US, comparing him to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Trump has been critical of the Federal Reserve not cutting interest rates faster or deeper....
2019-08-24, 05:13

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
2019-06-13, 12:26

Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by The Associate...
2019-07-08, 16:52

DIGGING DEEPER: Federal law enforcement agencies failing to cooperate TUCSON – Right now, the southwest border is ground zero in the fight against illegal immigration. Drugs and human smuggling are just a few of the things law enforcement is dealing with on a daily basis. Now, more than ever, it is critical that federal agencies work together to guard against po...
2019-08-21, 14:13

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Ex-Roger Stone aide testifies before federal grand jury WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Trump confidant Roger Stone testified before a grand jury after a months-long legal battle with special counsel Robert Mueller. Andrew Miller answered questions for about two hours Friday in Washington. Prosecutors sought Miller’s testimony as they built a cr...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
2019-05-30, 13:00

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates with his most personal attack yet on Jerome Powell, the man he handpicked to run the US central bank.Ahead of a crucial speech...
2019-08-21, 23:39

9 dogs died in a Johns Hopkins lab experiment. Now, a federal complaint An animal rights group has filed a complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment where nine dogs had to be euthanized.        ...
2019-08-13, 20:39

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
2019-07-19, 02:13

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny for their popularity among teenagers....
2019-07-12, 22:39

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges Prosecutors charged the rapper with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions....
2019-08-24, 06:52

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
2019-06-01, 20:26

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the US announced they will investigate the unusually ...
2019-06-01, 22:39

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee ...
2019-06-15, 00:52

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
2019-06-28, 23:52

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
2019-08-09, 17:00

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted. (Aug. 21)        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

Petrobras says federal court suspends sale of fertilizer units Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday that a federal court has issued injunction suspending the sale of its fertilizer units Araucaria Nitrogenados and Fertilizantes Nitrogenados III....
2019-05-30, 02:52

An April Trial Date Has Been Set in R. Kelly’s Federal Case in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A judge Wednesday set an April 27 trial date in R. Kelly’s federal case in Chicago that accuses the R&B star of child pornography and obstruction of justice. But Judge Harry Leinenweber left open the possibility of changing the date later after Kelly attorney Steve Greenbe...
2019-09-05, 23:00

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing interstate threats to injure. The Blackwater Correc...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
2019-08-15, 08:13

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to prevent a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
2019-06-15, 01:39

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
2019-07-06, 22:52

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lightened under the criminal justice reform legislation s...
2019-07-20, 02:52

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
2019-06-14, 01:13

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
2019-05-21, 21:13

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by The Associate...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convicted ex-guard Carlos Martinez in January 2018 of agg...
2019-07-05, 21:26

Federal Panel Reverses Ruling That Tossed Ky. Ethics Rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky law that regulates contact between legislators and lobbyists — stemming from a scandal that shook the state’s political landscape decades ago — is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...
2019-05-31, 03:39

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
2019-07-19, 01:39

Report: Federal spending per child falls, further decreases projected Federal government spending on children fell in 2018, driven by cuts to education and nutrition programs and reductions in child-related tax credits, a new report released Tuesday revealed....
2019-09-17, 19:52

Federal judge expected to rule on restrictive Missouri abortion law A federal judge was expected to decide on Tuesday whether to block a Missouri law banning abortion after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency, according to court documents....
2019-08-27, 16:00

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
2019-05-30, 20:39

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
2019-08-15, 04:00

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
2019-06-15, 17:52

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
2019-08-15, 08:13

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
2019-07-10, 04:00

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
2019-06-05, 05:26

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate for first time in over a decade The US central bank cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy. The move comes amid economic uncertainties amid President Donald Trump's trade wars and Brexit....
2019-08-01, 07:26

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
2019-07-09, 19:00

Only the federal government can fix the affordable housing crisis. Where's the pressure? National shortage of affordable housing calls for federal action and resources. There's bipartisan support for proven solutions, so let's get it done.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Widening federal corruption probe hits home for UAW president The FBI on Wednesday conducted searches at the home of United Auto Workers President Gary Jones, a union retreat and multiple other locations as part of a corruption probe into illegal payments to union officials, posing fresh problems for the union at a pivotal time....
2019-08-28, 21:13

Oil prices unchanged after Federal Reserve lowers interest rates Oil prices rose for a fifth day on Wednesday, supported by a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. inventories and investor expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will lower borrowing costs for the first time in more than a decade....
2019-07-31, 20:13