REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 15:52

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers

California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and prote...

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers

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California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.The bill, which pa...
2019-09-11, 12:13

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-11, 08:00

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy workers in companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash ar...
2019-09-11, 22:39

California Passes Landmark Bill Requiring Contract Workers to Be Labeled as Employees California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such “gig-economy” companies as ride-hailing giants Uber Technologies and Lyft, some of the brightest stars in Silicon Valley....
2019-09-11, 23:26

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will potentially revolutionize the ways gig economy gi...
2019-09-12, 03:39

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
2019-09-11, 22:13

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ridesharing across the country....
2019-09-12, 02:13

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
2019-05-30, 04:52

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
2019-06-03, 03:26

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they change jobs and allows part-time wo...
2019-05-23, 18:13

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11, 09:52

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governing body, the NCAA, that could jeopardize the athlet...
2019-09-10, 21:13

California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law just yet -- it has to go through the State Assembly and......
2019-09-11, 17:52

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
2019-08-31, 05:26

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the bill’s language watered down the legislation....
2019-05-30, 06:52

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-30, 02:13

UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
2019-09-11, 11:52

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the California Senate yesterday. “We continue to believe drivers are properly classified as independent, and because we’ll continue to be responsive to what the v...
2019-09-12, 11:00

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
2019-09-10, 16:26

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
2019-07-11, 19:13

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
2019-09-11, 23:26

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded for its potential to transform the way tech companies such as Uber and Lyft treat their drivers – b...
2019-09-12, 23:00

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....
2019-09-11, 16:13

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a union and calling on state governments to pass a ...
2019-08-28, 04:13

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22, 15:39

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22, 17:39

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communities, people of color, and indigenous communities....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was passed by Lok Sabha on Friday with the Centre......
2019-08-02, 19:39

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
2019-06-28, 06:39

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
2019-05-30, 12:26

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
2019-05-24, 03:13

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
2019-05-23, 21:39

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
2019-07-23, 23:13

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
2019-06-12, 06:26

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
2019-08-05, 20:13

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
2019-06-04, 04:52

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat ...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Parliament Passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 Parliament on Tuesday approved a new bill to revamp the process of administration and settlement of consumer disputes, with strict penalties including jail term for adulteration and misleading ads by......
2019-08-06, 21:00

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
2019-06-27, 20:52

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
2019-05-24, 03:39

Lok Sabha Passes Protection Of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
2019-07-19, 15:13

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
2019-05-21, 20:00

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourns next week. The hotly contested legislation gaine...
2019-06-14, 01:52

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the......
2019-08-01, 17:39

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor......
2019-08-01, 00:52

Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Entert...
2019-07-24, 02:52

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
2019-07-18, 20:26

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan group of 398 lawmakers voted for the legislation, whil...
2019-07-24, 03:39

The Latest: Michigan House passes auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Michigan’s Republican-led House has approved a bill that would reduce the country’s highest auto insurance premiums. The 94-15 vote Friday came after a deal was announced between ...
2019-05-24, 22:39

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON – The House passed the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402 to 12 to advance legislation named after three 9/11 first responders who died from cancer-rela...
2019-07-12, 20:26

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
2019-05-23, 04:39

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wildfires. The widely-backed legislation passed b...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
2019-07-01, 18:26

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
2019-06-28, 03:00

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allowed oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which conservationists say is one of the last pristine regions on Earth....
2019-09-12, 19:00

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04, 03:52

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act......
2019-07-25, 09:26

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04, 13:00

U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace for an escalating trade war with China....
2019-08-02, 22:26

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is under way to rewire the economy from withinFatima, from Guinea-Bissau, wakes up in the early hours of the morning to be in with a chance of being able to...
2019-09-01, 06:26

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
2019-07-02, 14:26

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migra...
2019-06-05, 04:13

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
2019-06-21, 14:26

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
2019-07-02, 22:39

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
2019-06-01, 21:52

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release tax returns of thousands of N...
2019-05-23, 01:13

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
2019-07-18, 23:26

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
2019-07-19, 03:13

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
2019-06-27, 18:39

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
2019-06-18, 06:39

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

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The vote came after Democrat...
2019-07-23, 22:52

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
2019-07-18, 19:13

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections....
2019-06-28, 03:00

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
2019-06-28, 05:52

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-22, 22:13

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the radar....
2019-05-30, 02:13

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s fate is uncertain the state Senate. Gov. Andrew ...
2019-06-13, 12:39

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
2019-05-30, 01:00

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress Chief As Jallianwala Trustee Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee, amid vociferous protests from the party members who later......
2019-08-03, 00:13

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
2019-08-01, 21:52

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate committee passes telecoms modernization bill The Brazilian Senate's Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that will modernize Brazil's telecommunications law and boost companies in the sector by lifting restrictions on asset sales....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
2019-06-27, 21:39

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
2019-08-07, 06:52

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private data, paral......
2019-05-31, 10:52

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
2019-07-18, 04:00

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
2019-05-24, 18:52

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
2019-07-13, 05:26

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
2019-07-13, 00:13

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
2019-09-05, 12:00

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

UPDATE 1-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors. The two reactors - Davis-Besse and Perry - are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which has said it would shut the money-losing p...
2019-07-23, 19:52

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
2019-06-12, 22:39

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
2019-07-24, 22:26

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement. The bill would also allow solar generation to qualify for clean air credits, sets a cap to prevent windfa...
2019-05-30, 02:52

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
2019-06-04, 03:13

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
2019-06-07, 18:13

Gig Workers Win in California After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash. In a historic victory, workers for those companies and others like them are now likely to be considered employees, en...
2019-09-11, 08:26

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
2019-07-18, 04:00

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
2019-06-07, 23:26

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
2019-06-12, 22:52

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and Perry, are owned by FirstEnergy Solutions, which ha...
2019-07-18, 05:26

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly depleted....
2019-07-24, 01:39

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, triggering election debate — live updates The battle lines are being drawn in the House of Commons. British lawmakers are debating whether to head to elections ahead of a key EU Brexit summit. The opposition is divided on whether to support it. Follow live here....
2019-09-04, 21:26

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
2019-06-05, 05:01

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musicians....
2019-09-11, 21:00

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber, Lyft and other “gig economy” companies to classify their workers as employees rather than contractors. The law, which is being vehemently opposed by b...
2019-09-12, 14:13

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically transform wealth itself. That is the lesson of Ber...
2019-06-03, 11:26

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

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as employees....
2019-09-12, 11:52

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.        ...
2019-07-17, 19:52

47,000 grocery workers in California are closer to striking. Here's why Some 47,000 supermarket workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and other grocery chains in southern California are closer to starting the largest private-sector strike since 74,000 General Motors employees walked off the job in 2007....
2019-09-05, 20:39

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
2019-06-13, 22:52

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft. Uber said it would fight the measure....
2019-09-12, 04:13

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
2019-05-21, 15:13

California Governor Still in Talks With Uber, Lyft Over Gig Workers Law California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he still hopes to reach a deal with ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft over the status of their drivers under landmark employment legislation headed toward passage this week in the state legislature....
2019-09-11, 19:26

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on new contracts that they say improve wages and benefits....
2019-09-13, 09:39

US briefing: asylum ruling, Bolton row and California gig workers Thursday’s top story: supreme court allows block on Central American asylum seekers. Plus, the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandalSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-09-12, 13:00

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request. The post Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-23, 23:26

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has pulled an well-worn card out of its hat: inventing an excuse to just like, not do that.Read more......
2019-09-12, 07:13

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions without hindering its economy....
2019-08-14, 03:13

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
2019-06-18, 17:26

In bitter talks over fuel economy, California and EPA chiefs shun same table The public flash of tensions -- erupting on Capitol Hill -- revolves around the Trump administration’s proposal to cap fuel economy and tailpipe carbon emissions standards at 2020 levels, instead of rising annually....
2019-06-21, 16:13

New state programs, like California's, make it easier for workers to save for retirement Millions of workers do not have access to a workplace retirement plan. Now, states like California are starting programs to help those people save for their future....
2019-08-04, 17:26

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
2019-05-25, 15:13

Steve Jobs 'Cast Spells' to Motivate Workers, Says Bill Gates Late Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple was a master at "casting spells" to keep employees motivated and working long hours, according to Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates....
2019-07-08, 09:52

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a buzzer so she could be on call around the clock. As...
2019-07-15, 18:26

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design firm called LoveFrom....
2019-07-08, 18:26

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
2019-08-22, 17:13

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks to endorse a push by the Centre Alliance to legislate an economy-wide power to break up big companies when the Morrison government’s controversial “big...
2019-06-10, 21:26

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read more......
2019-07-11, 02:52

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
2019-06-02, 20:52

Andrew Cuomo joins forces with ex-wife Kerry Kennedy to enact farm workers bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy greeted each other with warm kisses Wednesday as they joined forces to hail a new law to aid farm workers. Kennedy gave Cuomo a smooch on the cheek before her ex-husband signed into law the Farm Workers Bill – which provides workers with collective b...
2019-07-17, 20:26

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
2019-06-28, 10:39

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for the year....
2019-09-07, 13:26

Bill Maher finds ally in NBC News' Richard Engel in 'hoping' US economy slides to oust Trump NBC News correspondent Richard Engel was the lone voice to side with "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night, after the comedian reiterated his "hopes" that a U.S. economic recession would help block President Trump's reelection in 2020. ...
2019-08-10, 09:52

Oregon truckers, blue collar workers rally against cap and trade bill GOP senators fled state to stop Loggers, truckers and other opponents of a cap-and-trade bill in the Oregon legislature rallied on the steps of the state capitol in Salem Thursday as the deadline for its potential passage nears....
2019-06-27, 20:52

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
2019-09-12, 08:26

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly committee has advanced a bill to tighten the state’s rules on vaccination exemptions. But there remains disagreement about the measure among Assem...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Public To Weigh In On Revised California Vaccine Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. The As...
2019-06-20, 14:00

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
2019-07-13, 00:01

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to keep fighting the changes, possibly by bankrolling a...
2019-09-12, 12:39

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber engage with workers.Assembly Bill 5 would change the...
2019-08-30, 12:00

What California bill means for NCAA image and likeness debate The California state assembly voted in favor of a bill that could help NCAA athletes earn money off names, images or likenesses. Here's what happens next....
2019-09-11, 13:26

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) would l......
2019-09-12, 05:26

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-10, 03:13

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vaccinating kids. ...
2019-06-13, 16:39

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and Uber – engage with workers has passed a major hurdle in the California legislature.Assembly Bill 5 wo...
2019-08-31, 03:13

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
2019-07-13, 00:13

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of passing the nation’s strictest law governing when police can use deadly force....
2019-05-25, 08:39

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unconstitutional" and would upend the balance of college sports....
2019-09-12, 08:26

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisive vote in May....
2019-09-10, 09:26

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requests assistance during an arrest....
2019-09-04, 15:26

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
2019-07-13, 11:52

Opinion: Does California bill signal it's time to blow up NCAA model? As California finalizes a bill allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, you can be sure the NCAA will continue to fight.       ...
2019-09-11, 12:13

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check total. A company spokesperson told Business Insi...
2019-07-23, 13:13

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. ...
2019-07-02, 21:13

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

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

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness.       ...
2019-09-05, 01:13

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
2019-06-12, 23:13

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
2019-05-29, 15:39

NCAA sends California governor letter calling name, likeness bill 'unconstitutional' The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom that calls a bill giving student-athletes more power "unconstitutional."       ...
2019-09-11, 19:52

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The contraction comes after the UK economy shrunk last we...
2019-08-15, 02:39

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the virus...
2019-05-21, 14:32

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for electric cars...
2019-05-29, 18:39

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extra equipment...
2019-07-23, 22:00

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
2019-05-29, 06:13

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron....
2019-07-07, 22:39

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Russia open, all while ensuring NATO's unity. It's not an easy task....
2019-08-01, 19:13

Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others freed, Russia benefited most from the swap....
2019-09-08, 07:39

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenarian matriarch keeps customers coming back....
2019-05-31, 23:52

Sarajevo hosts landmark gay pride parade The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo, has held its first ever gay pride event amid heavy security. The event was dubbed "Ima Izac!," which roughly translates as "Coming out."...
2019-09-08, 19:13

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
2019-06-14, 00:26

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks with the prime minister on regularising their......
2019-07-13, 05:26

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a top grade to a unit of the country’s largest bank....
2019-07-11, 11:39

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been seen before – and many more have been borrowed from public collections...
2019-06-06, 19:39

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
2019-07-24, 16:52

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
2019-08-12, 20:39

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
2019-07-10, 19:13

Ramos hailed as 'role model' before appearance landmark "Sergio Ramos has been hailed as \"a special player\" and \"role model\" as he prepares to lead his team out in Sunday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier against the Faroe Islands and to join Iker Casillas as Spain\u0027s most capped player."...
2019-09-07, 23:13

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook, Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints....
2019-05-22, 15:39

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41 leading scientists, economists and health-policy experts writing in the Lancet. “Malaria is one of the oldest and deadliest diseases of humankin...
2019-09-09, 02:00

Stonewall: A bar’s path from illicit dive to LGBTQ landmark NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Inn was an underground gay bar where a police raid sparked a rebellion that fueled the modern LGBTQ rights movement. Today, it’s still a bar, but a highly visible one. It’s a landmark, and the patrons flocking in this week to honor the Stone...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling 118-109 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
2019-05-31, 17:26

Doctor on trial in landmark Netherlands euthanasia case A doctor from a Dutch nursing home is on trial in a landmark case after performing euthanasia on a woman with dementia who prosecutors say may have had second thoughts about wanting to die....
2019-08-28, 06:00

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
2019-06-18, 20:52

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red could be seen above him. Continue reading......
2019-05-21, 15:01

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot Vasek Pospisil 5-7 6-2 6-4 6-3."...
2019-07-01, 19:00

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Europe's top court, despite Facebook's bid to block the case....
2019-07-09, 13:26

Russia, Ukraine exchange prisoners in landmark deal Russia and Ukraine on Saturday exchanged 35 prisoners each to the other country, a move that could be a significant step toward easing Russia-Ukraine relations and raise chances for resolving the conflict in Ukraine's east....
2019-09-07, 21:26

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy domestic routes....
2019-06-13, 12:26

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead, prompting fears of a new global arms race. The United States and Russia both walked away from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty on Friday....
2019-08-03, 00:13

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing the case told DW it is a step toward ending the "war on drugs."...
2019-08-21, 11:26

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year wait for its second Group One winner in Britain finally came to an end here on Thursday as Deirdre, a five-year-old mare trained by Mitsuru Hashida, b...
2019-08-02, 00:39

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country....
2019-06-30, 15:39

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
2019-05-24, 02:00

Landmark Israel-Egypt Energy Alliance Hits Snags A $15 billion natural-gas deal between Israel and Egypt faces legal challenges and concerns about security threats from Islamic State, casting uncertainty over a pact meant to deepen ties between the two countries....
2019-09-08, 07:13

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that looks set to challenge Japan's often highly-gendered corporate culture....
2019-09-12, 11:26

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered underneath one of his most discussed paintings, which will take centre stage at a ground-breaking exhibition dedicated to the Renaissance master.The ...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

In Landmark Discovery, Skull Of Ancient Human Ancestor Unearthed Scientists on Wednesday announced the landmark discovery in Ethiopia of a nearly complete skull of an early human ancestor that lived 3.8 million years ago, a species boasting an intriguing mixture of......
2019-08-29, 01:39

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people faced.The Métis are one of Canada’s Indigenous peo...
2019-07-05, 03:13

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
2019-08-08, 01:26

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.        ...
2019-08-22, 05:13

"Accidental" Australia Captain Tim Paine On Verge Of Ashes Landmark If Australia avoid defeat in the 5th Test, Tim Paine will join the list of Australia captains who have led the team to an Ashes series win in England....
2019-09-10, 10:26

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples in the country, a landmark report on missing and murdered women has concluded.Indigenous communitie...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's landmark Raouche Rock has hosted an international contest....
2019-07-15, 21:39

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
2019-07-08, 03:13

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
2019-05-24, 17:00

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted 8-0 to make the bookseller’s home at 82...
2019-06-12, 10:26

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender couple who both underwent sex re-assignment have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony, in what is believed to be the state’s first “rainbow we...
2019-08-08, 05:00

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24, 15:26

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival was designed by Banksy, the street artist said on his official Instagram account....
2019-06-30, 21:52

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as Monica's own goal overshadowed a milestone strike for team mate Marta as the South Americans suffered their first group stage defeat in 24 years....
2019-06-14, 05:52

Landmark ruling removes 'virgin' status for Bangladesh brides Bangladesh's high court has ruled the nation's marriage registration forms will replace the word "virgin" with "unmarried," when referring to women's status....
2019-08-28, 14:26

Ohio Attorney General Seeks Delay of Landmark Opioid Trial Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is asking an appellate court to halt a coming high-profile trial seeking to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for the opioid crisis, arguing the two Ohio counties pursuing the case don’t have the legal authority to bring the claims....
2019-08-31, 08:13

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
2019-06-06, 02:52

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football authorities registered him for Asia\u0027s World Cup qualifying tournament next month."...
2019-08-18, 12:39

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina, activists will draw on a toxic spill to commemorate the environment...
2019-06-01, 02:00

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government announced Sunday....
2019-07-07, 13:39

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death penalty – the blatant and intentional racial bias that infects the system, distorting juries and throwing inordinate numbers of African Americans on t...
2019-08-25, 10:13

Russia, Ukraine Swap Prisoners In Landmark Sign Of Thawing Relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014....
2019-09-07, 17:00

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sexual abuse, concluding a case that sparked mass protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abuse....
2019-06-21, 22:00

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
2019-06-15, 20:52

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the U.S. government, can continue to skirt users' privacy in the EU....
2019-07-10, 05:52

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses recount years of sex abuse ahead of landmark case Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim they were sexually abused as children by leaders within the scandal-scarred organization — and now plan to sue under a landmark state law that takes effect this week. Heather Steele, 48, and John Michael Ewing, 47, recently opened up to The Post about...
2019-08-12, 18:00

D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings. The post D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06, 10:39

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court overturned an earlier judgment, s...
2019-06-06, 13:00

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his career by capturing the French Open."...
2019-05-24, 20:00

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
2019-05-23, 02:39

Dutch doctor on trial as landmark euthanasia case involving dementia sufferer, 74, opens A landmark euthanasia trial opened in the Netherlands Monday seeking to pinpoint what to do with dementia patients who have previously stated their wish to die under certain circumstances but later might have second thoughts....
2019-08-27, 14:00

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, even as prominent activists who have campaigned for greater gender equality remain in jail or on trial. On Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s Council of ...
2019-08-05, 19:52

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they have finally found a way to synthesize in bulk a complex class of promising cancer-fighting molecules derived from sea sponges. Their new strategy has al...
2019-06-17, 21:39

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our live updates HERE...
2019-09-03, 19:00

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors, Gates has been celebrated by world leaders and cu...
2019-08-30, 11:13

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
2019-09-05, 10:26

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Why I Hike" campaign. She's also working with The Juniper Fund through Eddie Bauer guide Melissa Reid, who is the organization's co-founder. The "This ...
2019-05-25, 23:26

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
2019-06-30, 11:39

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip, accord...
2019-07-04, 23:39

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the first time a "bagel," a set won to love, had ever been won in the Nadal — Djokovic rivalry. Djokovic will have been fatigued from finishing a sem...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Hayu or the Kids pass, Now TV's latest deal has got you covered. The great thing about Now TV is that it allows you to ...
2019-09-09, 16:00

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05, 04:13

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to sunscreen....
2019-08-02, 00:39

Exclusive: The 'Friends' Central Perk couch is traveling to a landmark near you Warner Bros. is installing 30 replicas of the iconic Central Perk 'Friends' couch around the world in honor of the hit sitcom's 25th anniversary        ...
2019-09-04, 11:26

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay Oklahoma $572M in landmark opioid case Johnson & Johnson will have to pay the state of Oklahoma for its role in the opioid epidemic, a judge ruled in the country’s first civil case seeking to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable for the crisis....
2019-08-26, 23:00

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
2019-09-12, 00:39

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
2019-06-04, 04:52

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover more of Europe; it covered 21 countries, including...
2019-06-22, 09:39

Canada passes law to speed pardons for pot possession The Canadian government passed a law late on Wednesday that would allow its citizens with a criminal record for marijuana possession to be pardoned without any cost and expedite a process that previously could take up a decade....
2019-06-20, 18:13

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
2019-07-11, 21:52

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state Senate has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operations. The proposal is also expected to get a vote ...
2019-06-04, 22:26

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which puts an emphasis on creating a "player-first experi...
2019-06-23, 17:39

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
2019-06-12, 14:26

Italy’s Government Passes Another Test, Keeping Far Right at Bay Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a confidence vote in the Senate for his coalition of the Five Star Movement and the Democratic Party, his second such success in two days....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
2019-07-03, 00:26

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbrook....
2019-07-19, 23:00

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug companies, Johnson & Johnson, goes on trial in Oklahoma on Tuesday in a closely watched test case over the extent of pharmaceutical giants’ responsibility f...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial Oklahoma pursued the first case against a drug manufacturer for the national public health disaster, and the ruling may point to what lies ahead in 2,000 more lawsuits....
2019-08-27, 03:26

Alabama Passes Law Requiring Some Sex Offenders to Be Chemically Castrated On Monday night, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation requiring sex offenders of children younger than 13 to undergo chemical castration before they can go on parole....
2019-06-11, 17:26

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
2019-05-23, 19:13

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials say....
2019-08-30, 21:13

Put it away: Texas passes law against dick pics | Arwa Mahdawi The Lone Star state is leading the way with a cyber-flashing act outlawing unsolicited penis picturesSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-09-08, 20:26

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the public debt under control....
2019-07-19, 21:13

Olive Garden serves up never-ending pasta passes Earlier this summer, Dustin & Suzie sang a duet to Neverending Story… Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
2019-08-13, 06:52

Iran passes 300 kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium Iran has breached the 300 kilograms of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 international nuclear accord. But the amount is far short of that needed for a nuclear weapon....
2019-07-01, 20:39

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational purposes, and......
2019-06-21, 21:13

15-Foot Snake Slithers Out Of Car After Drunk Owner Passes Out When firefighters in Denver, Colorado, responded to reports of a man passed out in his car, they arrived at the scene to find something much scarier - a 15-foot snake crawling out of the vehicle's......
2019-07-17, 08:26

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
2019-07-12, 03:26

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border....
2019-05-24, 01:39

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest....
2019-08-06, 23:00

Clayton Kershaw passes Sandy Koufax in one key milestone LOS ANGELES — Rookie Will Smith hit his first career grand slam, and Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax on the Dodgers’ career strikeouts list while throwing six strong innings in Los Angeles’ 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night. Cody Bellinger hit his first homer in...
2019-08-02, 09:39

Historic Asset Boom Passes by Half of Families The decadelong economic expansion has showered the U.S. with new wealth, driven by a booming stock market. But half of U.S. households have seen little gain, as it has become more difficult to buy a first home....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Cuba passes law to improve governance that keeps one-party system Communist-run Cuba passed a new electoral law on Saturday that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister and provincial governors while retaining the one-party system....
2019-07-13, 23:13

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

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s likely to get. The measure would help young migrants ...
2019-06-05, 05:01

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a debt crisis this fall and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30. The vote was 67-28, with a majority of Senate Republicans supp...
2019-08-04, 04:26

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
2019-06-13, 08:26

Trainee pilot lands plane after instructor passes out Piloting a plane as it soars above the clouds is a dream for many people, but it quickly turned into the stuff of nightmares for one man in Australia....
2019-09-02, 12:00

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on supporters to surround government headquarters if their d...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Student pilot lands plane after his instructor passes out A student pilot has averted a tragedy by landing a plane single-handed after his instructor passed out at the controls. Australian Max Sylvester took control of the two-seater Cessna and was guided in to land by air traffic control Saturday. “Do you know how to operate the airplane?” an unidentified...
2019-09-02, 18:52

Which football team have completed the most passes in a match? | The Knowledge Plus: refs sharing names with teams they are officiating and more odd uses for football groundsMail us your questions or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Any ideas on the most completed passes ever recorded in a football match?” asks Charlie Welton.Despite locking all our finest boffins into rooms tasked with...
2019-09-04, 13:26

Bury expelled from EFL, Bolton given extension as deadline passes "Bury have been expelled from the English Football League after 125 years of membership due to the financial problems at the club and their failure to find a buyer."...
2019-08-28, 00:52

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its highest position in the sky, giving the longest perio...
2019-06-17, 04:00

| Bolton, Bury fans on tenterhooks as deadline passes Fans of former FA Cup winners Bolton Wanderers and Bury are waiting anxiously to hear if their clubs were to be expelled from the English Football League....
2019-08-28, 03:26

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-17, 23:00

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
2019-07-11, 13:13

Bury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passes • C&N Sporting Risk cites mortgage problem and ‘overall state’• Bury and Bolton: two of oldest clubs face expulsionBury are facing expulsion from the English Football League after 125 years of continuous membership because of the collapse of a last‑minute proposed deal to buy the club. Bury’s owner,...
2019-08-27, 20:00

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
2019-07-19, 09:39

Bury and Bolton face EFL expulsion as deadline passes "Bury and Bolton Wanderers both face expulsion from the EFL after the passing of Tuesday\u0027s 5pm deadline for any potential buyers to complete a deal."...
2019-08-27, 19:13

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” has crushed the competition at the box office including the critically acclaimed teen comedy “Book...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
2019-07-17, 11:13

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
2019-05-24, 00:52

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 17:52

Trainee Pilot Lands Plane After Instructor Passes Out In Australia An Australian man venturing into the skies for a first flying lesson has been forced to make an "amazing" solo landing after his instructor blacked out mid-flight....
2019-09-02, 11:13

England batsman Jason Roy passes concussion test for Headingley • A follow-up check on the eve of third Test still needed • Surrey’s in-form Ollie Pope heads to Leeds on standbyJason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit in the nets before the third Ashes Test at Headingley. The England batsman was struck by a throw-down from the former England openin...
2019-08-21, 17:52

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Ehlinger's 4 TD passes lead No. 10 Texas over Louisiana Tech Sam Ehlinger threw four touchdown passes and No. 10 Texas rolled to a 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech to give coach Tom Herman his first season-opening victory in his third year       ...
2019-09-01, 10:00

Norris passes probation as McLaren stay unchanged for 2020 McLaren killed off any summer speculation on Tuesday by announcing that they will keep the same Formula One driver lineup of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz next year....
2019-07-09, 23:00

Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the European Union on Oct. 31—even as a bill aimed at preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement became law....
2019-09-10, 01:39

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
2019-07-21, 09:52

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it’s declared a work of art.The venerable Samsung...
2019-05-22, 21:01

Pair of asteroids make early-morning passes of Earth If you’re reading this, the Earth is intact. That’s good news, since a pair of asteroids made some reasonably close approaches to our planet this morning. The rocks, named 2019 QS and 2019 OU1, both safely sped past Earth on their way around the Sun. Of the two rocks, QS is the smallest,...
2019-08-29, 06:52

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Europe's rail passes are affordable again — and much less confusing Europe's rail passes underwent some sweeping changes this year that have made them an affordable option again, and much less confusing to shop for.       ...
2019-09-11, 05:39

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6m short of the 2020 target.The government-owned co...
2019-07-24, 03:52

Indian Army Expedition Climbs World's 8 Highest Passes An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh as a part of the AMC Motorcycle Expedition, the......
2019-09-08, 06:00

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
2019-07-08, 15:00

Succession recap: season two, episode five – a test of moral character that nobody passes The Roys are required, for 48 hours, to impersonate an alcoholically abstemious clan that is socially conscious and free of moral turpitude. Some hopeSpoiler alert: this recap is for people watching Succession season two, which airs on HBO in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK. Do not read on unless ...
2019-09-09, 15:39

Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel Star and Descendants Actor, Passes Away at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, a young actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and played a major role in the Descendants series of Disney crossover movies, has died. Read more......
2019-07-08, 01:26

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

Antonio Brown catching Tom Brady passes in preparation for Patriots debut The greatest quarterback in history didn’t have to wait long to throw to another Hall-of-Fame talent. Despite facing a recent rape allegation, Antonio Brown participated in his second practice with the Patriots Thursday, and caught multiple passes from Tom Brady during drills in preparation fo...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-27, 23:52

F2 Driver Anthoine Hubert Passes Away After Crash In Belgian GP Feature Race Formula 2 racer Anthoine Hubert passed away on August 31, 2019, after sustaining injuries in a horrific crash during the feature race at Spa-Francorchamps in the Belgian GP. The 22-year-old driver was......
2019-09-01, 14:13

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans....
2019-08-01, 18:39

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
2019-07-02, 18:13

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
2019-06-28, 07:13

Novak Djokovic passes Wimbledon test as Kevin Anderson crashes out • Djokovic beats Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4• Anderson suffers 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 defeat to Guido PellaNovak Djokovic was not allowed to wear his hat on court on Friday but taking away his crown is going to be a far harder task. The defending champion faced his first significant test agai...
2019-07-06, 00:00

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Friday.The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency sp...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Champion Carlin Dunne Passes Away Motorsport can be fatal. As much we try to forget the reality of it, there are days when it comes staring at back at you. In a tragic turn of events, Ducati racer Carlin Dunne had a fatal crash at the......
2019-07-01, 16:26

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the district's teachers union, which is eyeing a possible strike next month....
2019-08-29, 06:52

NAACP passes resolution calling for impeachment of President Donald Trump Members of one of the United States' largest and best-known civil rights groups, the NAACP, have unanimously voted in favor of impeachment for President Donald Trump....
2019-07-24, 14:52

'Destiny 2' will include season passes as part of its free-to-play move Now that the base Destiny 2 is free-to-play, how will Bungie give you a reason to keep paying beyond major expansions? By borrowing a page from Fortnite. Bungie has outlined its revamped approach to seasons in year three of Destiny 2, and the focus......
2019-08-30, 22:00

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers ...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Irishman Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course....
2019-07-22, 14:26

Watch: Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic passes to himself for bicycle kick goal Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic displayed why he is one of the best players in MLS with a juggling bicycle kick goal during a loss to the New England Revolution....
2019-06-03, 17:26

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spending cuts to domestic and military funding....
2019-08-02, 07:39

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The legislation passed by a 67-28 vote as Trump and his...
2019-08-02, 05:13

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
2019-05-21, 16:52

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief head start on cars at intersections. Of the 51 cit...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 19:13

New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push Enlarge / Sights like this may become common on Long Island. (credit: University of Rhode Island) Yesterday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that's been described as the state's Green New Deal. Unlike the one that's been floated in Congress, this one isn't a grab-bag collection of soc...
2019-07-19, 23:13

Relieved Thiem passes Bublik test to reach French Open third round Austrian Dominic Thiem was a relieved man after overcoming a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over Russian-born Kazakh Alexander Bublik on Court Philippe Chatrier on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 16:39

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
2019-06-20, 23:00

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
2019-05-30, 02:00

Traveller24.com | Brexit woes: Europe's Interrail passes to Britain will come to a halt in 2020 European travellers will be unable to use Interrail passes in Britain from next year, in a blow to the decades-old scheme beloved of backpackers, train firms said on Wednesday....
2019-08-10, 08:39

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
2019-06-11, 21:13

Wendy’s employee takes bath in kitchen sink, restaurant still passes inspection This doesn’t count as washing your hands before returning to work. An employee at a Wendy’s in Florida brought his home hygiene routine to the fast food restaurant, washing up in an industrial sink, a revolting viral video shows. The 93-second footage, posted Tuesday on Facebook, shows a Snapchat vi...
2019-05-24, 18:39

Petition against UK parliament suspension passes a million signatures amid nationwide protests A public petition against U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament passed a million signatures within its first 24 hours as protests broke out across the country....
2019-08-29, 10:52

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
2019-06-06, 09:26

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
2019-06-06, 04:39

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
2019-06-06, 17:39

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Trump's 'racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump’s incendiary remarks telling four congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they “came from” ...
2019-07-17, 13:00

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety requirements while also jacking up fines and penalties fo...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
2019-06-30, 20:26

Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays Clayton Kershaw passed Sandy Koufax for most wins by a Dodgers left-hander, Will Smith hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning, and Los Angeles routed the Toronto Blue Jays 16-3       ...
2019-08-21, 13:52

Cloud data management company Druva raises $130 million, passes $1 billion valuation Cloud data management company Druva has raised $130 million, securing the California company unicorn status with a $1 billion-plus valuation.Read More...
2019-06-20, 19:13

Rahul Gandhi Press Meet Passes Sold For A Lakh: Suspended Congress Leader Suspended Congress leader Karate R Thiagarajan on Saturday alleged security lapse during party chief Rahul Gandhi's recent visit to Chennai, claiming that the state Congress media coordinator sold......
2019-06-29, 20:00

Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
2019-06-19, 02:13

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
2019-06-19, 08:13

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, the congregation’s history of racism and its public ...
2019-06-20, 21:39

Want to See What’s Next for the Economy? Try This. Would you like to know what the health of the economy will be like months ahead of time? This rarely discussed "economic indicator" has a history of serving as a useful guide. See for yourself......
2019-07-17, 02:52

Circular economy: What goes around comes around Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its "linear" version remains dominant. Now some believe circular economics could, and perhaps should, set us on a new track....
2019-05-24, 15:00

The Fed Needs To Be the Adult in the Economy Alongside full employment and stable prices, the Federal Reserve has another, lesser known mandate: to be the adult in the economy, writes Greg Ip. That’s especially true at times like now when events are whipsawed by unpredictable actors at home and abroad....
2019-06-12, 15:00

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to make mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?       ...
2019-07-12, 19:00

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
2019-05-30, 09:13

Here Is Why Monsoon Is Critical For The Economy India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast average rainfall in 2019, while the country's only private forecaster Skymet has predicted below-normal rainfall....
2019-06-19, 14:52

Fed's Bullard Says U.S. Economy Is Sound Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the trade war between the U.S. and China is fueling uncertainty but stressed that the domestic economy appears to be on sound footing....
2019-08-16, 14:00

If the Economy Booms, Thank Software A shift has taken place in the economy in recent years: Productivity and growth increasingly flow not from equipment, buildings or hardware, but from instructions, coding and data—in other words, software....
2019-05-29, 19:39

Fed's Daly says her 'bias' is to run hot U.S. economy San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on Thursday signaled support for continued U.S. monetary policy accommodation, saying she believes the benefits of running a "hot" economy currently outweigh the potential costs....
2019-08-29, 00:00

The best meals when flying economy Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about what travel experts say are the best meals in economy.       ...
2019-08-12, 21:13

After a decade of expanding economy, are you better off? The economic expansion now is a decade old, but are your finances looking just as good? Here are some ways to check.       ...
2019-07-20, 18:13

What People Say About the Economy Can Set Off a Recession Big economic changes come when popular narratives mutate and spread, infecting the decisions of millions of people, the economist Robert J. Shiller says....
2019-09-12, 11:52

Is the U.S. economy about to contract? Three charts say maybe not Weak U.S. hiring data led investors to raise bets on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this year to stave off a recession. Is the U.S. economy really showing signs of rolling over?...
2019-06-08, 04:13

Fed's Rosengren: Policymakers must do what is 'right' for the U.S. economy Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Friday said that he and his fellow policymakers should to do what's "right" for the economy, even if it is not necessarily what financial markets want....
2019-07-20, 01:52

More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Have Walked Off the Job In Nine States More than 20,000 AT&T workers walked off the job in nine states to protest management’s behavior during recent contract negotiations. Members of the Communications Workers of America accused the company of stalling negotiations and “not bargaining in good faith.”...
2019-08-26, 07:39

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversations and overall chatter is distracting to those of us who are continuing to do our work. Would it b...
2019-08-19, 03:13

Workers' Pay Gains Level Off Compensation gains for U.S. workers continued to outpace inflation in the second quarter, but those increases leveled off. Economists’ have offered wide-ranging theories for why wages haven’t accelerated more quickly....
2019-08-01, 13:52

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
2019-07-16, 18:39

How to Make Dramatic Forecasts Despite the Economy See why the 5-year rally in Indian stocks was in the cards regardless of India's politics -- and learn why President Modi's recent victory also was hardly a surprise....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
2019-07-11, 09:13

Economy Week Ahead: All Eyes on the Fed The week ahead is light on data and heavy on monetary policy, with minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting due on Wednesday and the Fed’s annual policy symposium at Jackson Hole set for Thursday through Saturday....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Get ‘Slimy,’ Get Paid – It’s the Influencer Economy Do-it-yourself videos on homemade slime might not sound like cutting-edge marketing, but that’s the way the so-called “influencer economy” works. People who build loyal social media followings on a particular subject, no matter how odd, can expect to hear from advertisers prepared to drop big bucks ...
2019-08-06, 08:39

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more than a century, the United States has been the wo...
2019-05-27, 23:39

Low Oil Prices Slam Saudi Economy Subdued oil prices are punishing Saudi Arabia’s economy, threatening the kingdom’s foreign-investment push and curbing potential investor appetite for an Aramco IPO....
2019-09-03, 20:39

Trump Says He Had To "Take China On," Regardless Of Impact On US Economy U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
2019-08-21, 23:13

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other residents I’d rescued. I took solace in the fact that, no matter what happened next, I’d done some good he...
2019-06-14, 03:39

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshakis reports on a growing trendIn October last year, an American entrepreneur named Eliza Blank raised $5m in venture funding for the Sill, a New York bra...
2019-07-01, 02:39

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
2019-05-24, 16:52

Here's how the top 7 Democratic candidates want to transform the US economy Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kamala Harris, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are among the leading Democratic presidential candidates for 2020. The candidates believe in reviving the the middle class and major US infrastructure investments. From the Affordable Care Act and eliminating student debt,...
2019-07-31, 18:26

America needs more immigrants to keep economy growing Tariffs and the trade war with China are the biggest near-term financial problems facing the United States. But one market expert thinks the United States needs to focus on a longer-term issue if it wants to remain on top of the world's economic heap: immigration....
2019-08-28, 03:26

U.K. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 The U.K. economy contracted in the three months through June, its first drop in economic output since the end of 2012, as the country faces an uncertain future over its planned departure from the European Union at Halloween....
2019-08-09, 13:39

Gig Economy in Crosshairs After Freewheeling Growth A California bill passed this week is the latest move by regulators and courts around the globe that could curtail companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash....
2019-09-13, 15:39

Before GDP Data Due Today, Here Are 10 Things To Know About Economy The government will release data on gross domestic product (GDP) for the quarter ended June 30 today. Many economists expect the data to show that the expansion in India's GDP slowed for a fifth......
2019-08-30, 18:00

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s not clear whether a larger fight can be avoided. I...
2019-06-13, 13:39

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
2019-07-05, 23:52

U.S. economy accelerates in Q1, but momentum slowing U.S. economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, but inflation pressures were much weaker than initially thought, supporting a recent decision by the Federal Reserve to suspend further rate increases....
2019-05-30, 16:26

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, writes John Harwood....
2019-08-16, 18:26

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
2019-06-04, 12:13

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
2019-06-21, 14:39

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% rate in the first three months of the year, but much of that gain was based on temporary factors that will likely fade, leaving growth much slower in the current quarter. The Commerce Department said Thursday that the first quarter advance in t...
2019-05-30, 16:13

If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly? Is the economy to blame? Sure. But there’s something else behind the trucking industry’s woes: mismanagementTimes are good right? Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say that most small business owners are doing pretty we...
2019-07-21, 13:52

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have fallen sharply out of sync....
2019-07-14, 21:52

Will Argentina’s economy do the dead cat bounce? Argentina is about to default; again. It will be the ninth time in the past 200 years, and the Latin American sovereign is about to test its ability to survive beyond the ascribed mortality of cats....
2019-08-22, 16:00

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Workers are ready to ditch passwords Workers across the world are ready to embrace new security measures and ditch passwords for good, new research has claimed.A report from Okta found that a majority of employees are prepared to embrace change due to the stress caused by needing to remember passwords for multiple devices.Over two-thir...
2019-06-18, 12:52

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
2019-07-22, 20:26

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very satisfied" in their current job....
2019-07-16, 18:26

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
2019-07-22, 20:26

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

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means.       ...
2019-08-06, 12:39

Target hiring seasonal workers NBC NEWS-Target plans to hire 130,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. That’s up from 120,000 last year. The minimum starting wage is at $13 dollars an hour. Employees will also get a 10 percent discount on store purchases. The first seasonal hiring events are slated for Octo...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
2019-07-15, 22:52

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
2019-07-20, 03:39

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and health care, its workers are far behind those in ...
2019-07-01, 14:52

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
2019-07-12, 05:39

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some human employees, even as the company insists that it...
2019-06-07, 09:13

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and other compensa...
2019-05-25, 01:13

Chinese workers defiant during the trade war BEIJING — President Donald Trump may have struck a conciliatory tone in recent days, saying he was optimistic of making a deal to end his trade war with China. But on the streets of Beijing, the mood was mainly one of defiance at the tit-for-tat. “We have never been afraid of anyone,” sa...
2019-09-07, 04:13

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers about the controversial system. In an update this week, Xu said that even as the company plans to intr...
2019-06-28, 08:26

More bodies recovered in Bahamas by U.S. aid workers The huge debris piles left by the storm are challenging for search and recovery teams, which cannot use bulldozers or other heavy equipment to search for the dead....
2019-09-10, 14:00

One Of The Most Iconic Photos Of American Workers Is Not What It Seems Eleven pairs of loafers were dangling over the New York City skyline. It was September of 1932, as the Great Depression was reaching its height. Unemployment and uncertainty could be felt throughout......
2019-09-02, 11:13

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the gap between chief executives and their workers, whose pay did not rise as quickly. Chief executives at S&P 500 companies earned a median of $12 million last year, roughly $800,000 more than the same group o...
2019-05-24, 17:39

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
2019-08-01, 20:39

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked up to be....
2019-08-06, 00:26

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core element of the labor market, pushed to the fore by p...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.       ...
2019-07-31, 23:52