REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 16:39

Trump takes victory lap after GOP wins in NC congressional races

President Trump took a victory lap on Wednesday touting Republican wins in two congressional races in North Carolina by candidates the president stumped for earlier in the week. ​”Greg Murphy wo...

Trump takes victory lap after GOP wins in NC congressional races

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Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh despite Democratic and outside opposition, a move he viewed as one of many victories he secured for advocates who had gathered....
2019-06-04, 05:13

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
2019-09-11, 08:26

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
2019-09-11, 08:26

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Tasca races to first Funny Car victory in nearly 7 years Bob Tasca III raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly seven years, beating 70-year-old John Force in the final round of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway       ...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Shawn Langdon races to first Funny Car victory Shawn Langdon won the Funny Car title in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to become the second driver to win in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories at zMAX Dragway and the 17th in NHRA history with wins in both categories        ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

Bob Tasca III races to 2nd straight NHRA Funny Car victory Bob Tasca III won consecutive Funny Car events for the first time in his career, beating Jack Beckman in the final round of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals        ...
2019-06-24, 01:26

Steve Torrence races to second straight Top Fuel victory Steve Torrence raced to his second straight Top Fuel victory in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

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2019-06-11, 22:13

The Latest: Newgarden wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix races DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Josef Newgarden has won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, outlasting the competition Saturday on a rain-slicked road course. The Team Penske driver finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who also...
2019-06-02, 03:13

Enable wins Yorkshire Oaks to extend winning streak to 12 races Enable wins 10th Group One race of her careerMare will now head to the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in ParisEnable made short work of three opponents to win the Group One Yorkshire Oaks here on Thursday, staying on strongly in the final two furlongs to beat Magical by two-and-three-quarter lengths and ...
2019-08-22, 17:39

Catalina Lauf takes aim at AOC with 'Latina by heart, American first' congressional run Catalina Lauf, a 26-year-old former Trump administrator adviser and Latina running for Congress in Illinois, doesn't bill herself as the Republican counterweight to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-08-27, 15:13

Colombian ex rebel takes congressional seat amid drug trafficking charges A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group took his seat in congress on Tuesday, 11 days after being released from prison on drug trafficking charges that prevented him from being sworn in last year....
2019-06-11, 19:13

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunday....
2019-05-27, 04:26

Spain make it three wins out of three with victory over Faroes "Spain eased to their third win from three games in their Euro 2020 qualification campaign by beating the Faroe Islands 4-1 away on Friday to stay two points clear at the top of Group F."...
2019-06-08, 01:00

NASCAR Takes Away a Victory for the First Time in Decades In NASCAR, teams know they have to cheat to win, and do. But NASCAR decided to reel in its “culture” of cheating this year by throwing out a long-established mindset of not revoking wins from cheating race cars, and for the first time in decades, it happened. NASCAR overturned a victory after the ra...
2019-06-18, 01:39

GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
2019-08-07, 21:52

GM wins victory in ignition-switch defect litigation The judge's decision to narrow claims is a defeat for owners who said they suffered economic losses from buying vehicles they thought were defect free, only to see the ignition-switch problem hurt resale values....
2019-08-08, 00:00

GM wins victory in ignition switch defect litigation General Motors Co persuaded the federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
2019-08-07, 18:26

F2 Hungary: Schumacher takes first F2 victory with sprint race win Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher took his first Formula 2 victory in the reversed-grid race at the Hungaroring despite intense pressure from Honda-backed driver Nobuharu Matsushita...
2019-08-04, 12:39

Carapaz on verge of Giro victory; Bilbao wins Stage 20 Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz took a huge step towards winning the Giro d'Italia as he preserved his overall lead at the end of the penultimate stage, which was won by Pello Bilbao of Spain        ...
2019-06-01, 18:13

UPDATE 1-GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
2019-08-07, 21:00

Frittelli wins John Deere Classic for 1st PGA Tour victory Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley       ...
2019-07-15, 01:13

Majeski wins at Pocono for 2nd straight ARCA Series victory LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Ty Majeski pulled away late at Pocono Raceway on Friday for his second straight ARCA Series victory. Riley Herbst was unchallenged as he led the first 68 laps of the 80 laps before he yielded first to Majeski on a pit stop and that decided the uneventful race. Majeski won last ...
2019-06-01, 02:26

Anthony Fowler takes crucial victory over Brian Rose Anthony Fowler promises that he will continue to get better The post Anthony Fowler takes crucial victory over Brian Rose appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-03, 14:39

Marengo surges to victory in Stage 1, Craddock takes overall lead "Umberto Marengo blasted out of a late breakway to narrowly win Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah on Tuesday while runner-up Lawson Craddock gained enough time to take the overall lead."...
2019-08-14, 21:39

Mick Schumacher takes maiden Formula Two victory at Hungary GP • ‘It is very special,’ says 20-year-old son of Michael Schumacher• Ferrari academy driver raises huge cheer as he crosses lineMick Schumacher took his first win in Formula Two at the Hungaroring after a tense race with Japan’s Nobuharu Matsushita. Schumacher is attempting to follow his father Micha...
2019-08-04, 19:26

Henderson wins Meijer LPGA to break Canadian victory record GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday to break the Canadian record for tour victories with nine. The 21-year-old Henderson led wire-to-wire for her second victory in three years at Blythefield Country Club, closing with a 2-under 70 in chilly conditions to...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Toyota Takes Repeat 24 Hours of Le Mans Victory With a Dash of Drama From the outset of the world’s most important endurance race a day ago, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Toyota would take the win again. As the lone manufacturer-entered Hybrid-powered prototype in the field, Toyota has significantly more power to play with than any other car. The only...
2019-06-16, 15:52

Chess: Carlsen takes Armageddon route to Altibox Norway victory The world No 1 took his seventh tournament win a row, emerging on top at Stavanger with one round to spareMagnus Carlsen scored his seventh tournament victory in a row at Stavanger this week, ensuring first prize at Altibox Norway with Friday’s final round to spare. The 28-year-old’s status grows, t...
2019-06-14, 17:00

Yamamoto takes Sugo Super Formula victory as Ticktum struggles Reigning Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto eased to victory at Sugo, while Dan Ticktum finished a lap down on a day fellow Red Bull junior Lucas Auer secured a podium...
2019-06-23, 14:39

Danilo Petrucci takes maiden MotoGP victory in thrilling Italian GP Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci secured his maiden MotoGP victory on home soil at Mugello after edging out Marc Marquez at the conclusion of a thrilling Italian Grand Prix...
2019-06-02, 17:13

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wins $1m in one night after victory in Home Run Derby Prize dwarfs player’s 2019 salary from Mets of $555,000First baseman will give 10% of prize money to charityVlad Guerrero Jr hits 91 HRs over three rounds but loses finalMets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing. New York’s newest slugger outlasted a worn-down Vladimir Guerrero Jr in the fi...
2019-07-09, 14:00

Lizzie Deignan takes Women’s Tour race lead after stage five victory • British rider is one second ahead of Kasia Niewiadoma• Final stage sees competitors head through CarmarthenshireLizzie Deignan moved into the overall race lead at the Women’s Tour with one day remaining after winning stage five in Builth Wells.The Briton proved too strong in a sprint for Kasia Nie...
2019-06-14, 17:00

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

Fury v Wallin: Bloodied British fighter takes points victory over battling Swede Tyson Fury battles to a rugged points win over Otto Wallin as he fights for over nine rounds with a heavy cut to maintain his unbeaten record in a dramatic bout in Las Vegas....
2019-09-15, 08:13

Simon Pagenaud Wins Incredible Late-Race Battle Against Alexander Rossi to Take Indy 500 Victory In an Indianapolis 500 that saw pole sitter Simon Pagenaud lead more than half of the recorded laps, only to trade the top spot with Alexander Rossi for the last 13 laps leading to the checkered flag, Pagenaud pulled a late-race pass in order to win the race and sweep IndyCar’s “month of May” events...
2019-05-27, 00:00

NY Legislators OK Congressional Access To Trump Tax Returns ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow President Donald Trump’s state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress. The legislation now goes to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo after final passage Wednesday in the Democrat-controlled Senate and...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals "MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo fell and took out the Spaniard\u0027s main rivals in a mass crash."...
2019-06-16, 20:26

Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders President Trump and congressional leadership have reached a deal on a new federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling, it was announced Monday night. “I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of th...
2019-07-23, 02:13

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
2019-05-21, 16:00

| Teuns wins first TDF mountain stage as Ciccone takes yellow Dylan Teuns claimed victory on the sixth stage of the Tour de France on the La Planches des Belles Filles summit finish, as Italy's Giulio Ciccone took the overall lead....
2019-07-11, 23:52

Valverde wins brutal Stage 7, Lopez takes back red "Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde rolled back the years on La Vuelta with a vintage win atop the savagely steep Alto Mas de la Costa ahead of Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic as third-place Miguel Angel Lopez of Colombia moved back into the race lead for the third time in a week."...
2019-08-30, 20:26

Herrada wins eventful Stage 6 from the break as Teuns takes red "Spain\u0027s Jesus Herrada out-kicked fellow escapee Dylan Teuns on the fourth and final climb to win Stage 6 in Ares del Maestrat as the Belgian moved into the race lead."...
2019-08-29, 23:39

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a four-start winning streak snapped by Boston his las...
2019-06-02, 10:39

Motorcycling: Marquez wins Catalunya GP after Lorenzo takes out rivals MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his home Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday after Honda team mate Jorge Lorenzo took out the Spaniard's main rivals in a mass crash on the second lap....
2019-06-16, 19:13

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
2019-06-13, 04:13

Trump lashes out at Robert Mueller ahead of his congressional testimony President Trump unleashed a tweetstorm hours before Robert Mueller was to testify before Congress – slamming the former special counsel’s request to have one of his top deputies appear alongside him. “So Robert Mueller has now asked for his long time Never Trumper lawyer to sit beside him and help w...
2019-07-24, 17:13

Benedetti wins 12th stage; Polanc takes Giro lead PINEROLO, Italy (AP) — Cesare Benedetti won the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday for his first victory as a professional while Jan Polanc took the overall leader’s pink jersey from UAE Emirates teammate Valerio Conti. Benedetti, an Italian with the Bora team who has been a sup...
2019-05-23, 18:13

| Quintana wins Vuelta Stage 2, Roche takes race lead Former winner Nairo Quintana continued the Colombian streak in Grand Tours when he won the first long individual stage of the Vuelta a Espana in Calpe....
2019-08-25, 22:00

Rast wins at Lausitzring, as Audi takes title in DTM's 500th race Rene Rast bounced back from a disastrous Lausitzring opener to take victory in race two, after his Audi team-mate and title rival Nico Muller completed a recovery drive to second...
2019-08-25, 17:39

Barcelona MotoGP: Marquez wins; Lorenzo takes out Dovizioso, Rossi MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez dominated the Catalan Grand Prix at Barcelona, after a crash for his Honda team-mate Jorge Lorenzo took Andrea Dovizioso and the two factory Yamahas out...
2019-06-16, 15:39

Speed climber takes on lift in six-storey sprint ... and wins – video Polish speed climber Marcin Dzienski beat an unlikely opponent in his latest race – sprinting up a 23m wall in just 12.12 seconds to prove he is officially faster than a lift. The 26-year-old, who was world speed climbing champion in 2016, clambered up a specially constructed six-storey wall at the ...
2019-09-06, 23:13

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-07-25, 04:26

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of re...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
2019-07-23, 02:13

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
2019-05-21, 22:26

Trump and congressional leaders announce critical debt and budget deal The two-year, $1.37tn agreement would avoid the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal defaultDonald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday that they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmati...
2019-07-23, 10:52

Trump to trigger process to accelerate congressional vote on N.A. trade pact The White House plans to trigger a process that would allow President Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step....
2019-05-31, 00:13

Nairo Quintana wins Vuelta second stage as Roche takes leader's jersey The 2016 winner attacks from elite lead group to winIrishman Nicolas Roche of Team Sunweb leads by two secondsNairo Quintana made an early statement at the Vuelta a España with a powerful ride to win Stage 2 in Calpe as Ireland’s Nicolas Roche took the overall leader’s jersey.A select group of rider...
2019-08-25, 23:39

Teuns wins Tour de France Stage 6, Ciccone takes race lead Dylan Teuns of Belgium has won the first mountain stage of the Tour de France and Giulio Ciccone of Italy has taken the overall race lead       ...
2019-07-11, 19:13

Ciccone takes yellow from Alaphilippe after Teuns wins at La Planche des Belles Filles "Italy’s Giulio Ciccone was denied victory by Belgium’s Dylan Teuns in Stage 6 at La Planche des Belles Filles but took over the race lead from Julian Alaphilippe in dramatic circumstances on the first summit finish of the Tour de France."...
2019-07-11, 19:39

Deutsche Bank says records sought in Trump congressional probe include tax returns Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank AG include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday....
2019-08-28, 05:00

Congressional investigators seeking Nellie Ohr’s opposition research records on Trump family Republican House investigators are working to obtain records from Russia probe figure Nellie Ohr containing opposition research on then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, his wife and children, two sources familiar with the matter tell Fox News....
2019-07-19, 21:52

Vuelta a España: Quintana takes lead as Pogacar wins storm-affected stage nine • Colombian finishes second on stage ahead of Primoz Roglic • Quintana has six-second advantage over SlovenianTadej Pogacar won stage nine of the Vuelta a España as Colombian climber Nairo Quintana claimed the red jersey.UAE Team Emirates rider Pogacar battled through heavy rain and lightning storms...
2019-09-02, 01:00

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
2019-08-03, 23:52

Trump praises talks as White House, congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and nondefense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources close to the talks.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ...
2019-07-22, 22:39

Trump tells White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore congressional subpoena A government watchdog found that Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while speaking in her official capacity....
2019-07-15, 23:26

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
2019-06-22, 00:13

Trump blasts Democrats for Hope Hicks testimony, calls congressional hearings 'rigged' Trump criticized congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report....
2019-06-19, 20:52

Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records. The post Federal judge in New York says he won’t block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump’s banking records appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-22, 22:13

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on July 4 he is leaving the Republican Party. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Amash denounced what...
2019-07-05, 23:52

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of lawmakers have pressed for years such a move....
2019-08-08, 08:13

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Congressional Democrats plan to launch inquiry into Trump’s alleged role in scheme to silence affair accusations The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings on payments made in 2016 to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump years earlier....
2019-09-04, 08:39

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step, the Washington Post reported....
2019-05-30, 22:26

Iowa National Guard members stayed at Trump Turnberry, Scotland, resort now part of congressional investigation The Iowa National Guard's stay at President Donald Trump's Turnberry resort in Scotland is one of multiple trips under congressional investigation        ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated; Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victor...
2019-07-25, 07:13

Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1        ...
2019-06-02, 08:52

'Joker' takes top prize at Venice Film Festival, Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' wins jury prize Todd Phillips' dark comic book film "Joker" won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season....
2019-09-08, 17:39

Anti-Trump press fails to gin up ‘nasty’ Markle, Trump feud as president takes the high road While the liberal media back home worked overtime to pull President Trump into a war of words with the royals over Meghan Markle, the British press has given the U.S. commander-in-chief surprising rave reviews during his historic trip across the pond....
2019-06-05, 17:39

'Victory': Trump reveals name for Mongolian gift horse U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday revealed the name he chose for a horse that was somewhat symbolically given to his 13-year-old son, Barron, by visiting Mongolian President Battulga Khaltmaa: Victory....
2019-07-31, 23:39

Democrats vow to accelerate Trump probe after Mueller 'victory' Claiming "victory" in two high-profile hearings on Wednesday with former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives vowed to push forward with their investigations of President Donald Trump....
2019-07-25, 09:26

Zogby: Trump behind in battleground states key to 2016 victory This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump opening his bid for reelection in poor shape nationally, unsure of action in Iran and on the immigration front, and denying a new sex assault claim....
2019-06-22, 23:39

Trump hoping for USWNT World Cup final victory Despite his war of words with outspoken soccer star Megan Rapinoe, President Trump said Friday that he hoped the US would win Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final in London against the Netherlands. “I don’t know that I’ll be able to,” Trump told reporters outside the White House, when asked if he ...
2019-07-05, 20:13

Royals to serve as extras in Donald Trump’s victory lap of UK US president to use state visit to promote House of Trump as he doubles down on Brexit betDonald Trump’s state visit this week to the UK is being promoted as a celebration of a close alliance tempered through war.It could be more accurately described as a personal lap of victory for the US president...
2019-06-02, 10:52

HBO's Maher prefers recession to Trump victory in 2020 HBO host Bill Maher has doubled down on his assertion that an economic recession in the United States would be welcomed if it stopped President Trump from being reelected in 2020....
2019-08-10, 23:52

Trump claims victory after Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump said he probably wouldn't watch, but former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday proved irresistible....
2019-07-25, 05:39

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
2019-07-13, 04:39

Trump court victory offers temporary relief for Keystone XL The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmentalists to block the Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the lawsuit was moot because of a new permit President Trump issued in March....
2019-06-07, 19:13

'A simple pattern': how Trump claims victory when facts suggest otherwise The president’s misleading agreement with Mexico showcases his reality-TV tactics – but the media keeps ‘taking the bait’Another drama, another cliffhanger, another disaster averted at the last minute. Donald Trump had saved the world. Again.The strange saga of the US-Mexico trade war that never was...
2019-06-12, 10:26

Donald Trump, leaders honor Allied victory on D-Day 75th anniversary Seventy-five years after 150,000 Allied troops descended upon Normandy beaches to liberate German-occupied France, World War II veterans, heads of state and history buffs gathered Thursday to commemorate the victory....
2019-06-06, 20:52

Trump shows strength with women as 4,600 join 2020 ‘victory’ team Over 4,600 women have signed up to lead community campaigns for President Trump’s 2020 reelection effort, evidence his team said that he is closing the gender gap with a message of economic empowerment and national security....
2019-08-26, 20:52

‘It works out actually better’: When Trump loses, he’s quick to tout Plan B as the real victory From his failed efforts to repeal Obamacare to Republicans’ loss of the House majority in 2018, Trump has proven adept at seeing — and promoting — the bright side of failure....
2019-07-13, 12:52

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

Mongolian president gifts Trump’s son Barron with horse named ‘Victory’ President Trump on Wednesday welcomed Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga — who gave a horse to first son Barron Trump, which the commander in chief said would be named “Victory.” Trump called a photo of the animal “beautiful,” and praised the fighting spirit of Mongolians. “Mongolia &...
2019-08-01, 01:26

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
2019-06-28, 02:13

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in Kentucky Jim Herman rode President Donald Trump's putting advice to victory in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship       ...
2019-07-22, 03:26

Democrats pledging freebies to illegal immigrants is prescription for Trump victory All ten Democratic presidential candidates on stage tonight just gave a huge gift to President Trump by saying they would have government — meaning taxpayers — finance healthcare for illegal immigrants in this country....
2019-06-28, 08:39

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allows Presi...
2019-08-16, 23:13

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
2019-07-10, 21:39

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research usin...
2019-06-05, 19:52

Ben Shapiro: Trump's Normandy media coverage 'preset' to deny president 'full victory' President Trump was rightfully praised for his D-Day speech, but the press coverage was still "pre-set" to disallow him "full victory," according to Ben Shapiro....
2019-06-08, 06:26

Trump 2020 victory depends on '3 critical things,' Karl Rove tells Sean Hannity President Trump can all but assure re-election in 2020 if he talks about "three critical things" on the campaign trail, former presidential adviser Karl Rove said Tuesday....
2019-05-29, 05:39

Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes. The post Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-05, 19:39

Trump's campaign takes a swipe at 'liberal paper straws' and sells Trump straws for $15 Trump Make America Great Again Committee President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is thirsty for some donations: Trump-branded straws are being sold on the campaign website. "Liberal paper straws don't work," the item description said. "STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recy...
2019-07-19, 14:26

Trump takes payroll tax cut off the table A payroll tax cut to add money to workers’ pockets was taken off the table Wednesday by President Trump — who said the economy was healthy enough without it. “We don’t need it. We have a strong economy,” the president told reporters at a White House press briefing. Trump also squashed a plan he floa...
2019-08-22, 05:39

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that manufacture and sell the products are targeting youn...
2019-09-12, 21:26

Man Takes Car For Spin At Trump's Golf Course, Causes $17,000 In Damage A 26-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly driving his car onto President Donald Trump's golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, and doing "doughnuts" on the......
2019-09-11, 06:00

Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Bevin wins GOP primary President Trump-backed Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination....
2019-05-22, 04:39

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that the UK diplomat had described Trump’s administration as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept....
2019-07-08, 22:13

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure — President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand the great promise of our Country. They can continue ...
2019-05-22, 22:00

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
2019-07-24, 03:26

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins against Trump House Democrats are largely pursuing flashy, partisan, made-for-TV investigations targeting President Donald Trump, but one panel is taking a different approach — and getting results. The House Foreign Affairs Committee is quietly amassing documents on allegations of politically-motivated retaliatio...
2019-06-17, 23:52

Tension Between Trump, World Leaders Takes Spotlight at G-7 Summit President Trump clashed with world leaders over the U.S. trade war with China and a host of foreign-policy issues at a Group of Seven summit that showed his isolation on the world stage....
2019-08-26, 03:13

Trump Finally Takes a Stand Against Roy Moore...Losing an Election President Donald Trump weighed in Wednesday on the persistent rumors that disgraced former Alabama Supreme Court judge and credibly accused sexual predator Roy Moore is planning to re-challenge Democrat Doug Jones for the Senate seat Jones won in 2017....
2019-05-29, 22:52

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a key part of his hardline immigration policies....
2019-06-28, 16:26

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the same measure, the president craves the adulation of ...
2019-06-11, 12:13

Following Trump's orders, Herman takes Barbasol lead Following President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
2019-07-20, 10:39

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to probe Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Senator Eagerly Takes Credit for One of Trump's Most Harebrained Ideas Yet President Donald Trump’s insane plan to buy Greenland—to say nothing of his subsequent temper tantrum after being told the autonomous island territory is extremely not for sale—is the sort of crazy scheme worthy of Dr. Evil’s father. So it stands to reason that Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, arguably the...
2019-08-22, 23:39

Trump takes world number one spot off Ronnie O'Sullivan "Judd Trump beats Joe Perry 6-2 in the last-16 of the International Championship in Daqing, China, meaning he regains his place as world number one."...
2019-08-07, 23:13

'Your message is excluding me' - Megan Rapinoe takes aim at Donald Trump "Megan Rapinoe has reignited her war of words with Donald Trump, claiming the US President\u0027s style of politics risks disenfranchising marginalised Americans."...
2019-07-10, 13:00

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependability."...
2019-07-12, 04:26

Trump Peace Plan Wins Praise from Israelis, Rejection from Palestinians The Trump administration has delayed plans to roll out the political portion of its plan, which will be necessary to implement the economic part, until after Israeli elections in September....
2019-06-23, 21:26

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
2019-06-04, 13:52

Elvis Costello takes jab at Trump while accepting honor from Queen Elizabeth British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello admitted some affection for the British monarchy on Friday after accepting an honor from Queen Elizabeth. At the same time, he appeared to take a dig at President Trump....
2019-06-09, 09:52

'It's a big deal': Trump takes giant leap in space command launch President detailed operations in ceremony, including defending against Chinese and Russian anti-satellite weapons, and promised space force will soon followIt was one small step for man, one giant leap for Trumpkind.Donald Trump made the short journey on Thursday from the Oval Office to the White Ho...
2019-08-30, 03:00

'Trump Baby' blimp takes flight as president returns to Ireland Protesters in Dublin on Thursday hoisted the "Trump Baby" inflatable blimp that has become a staple of rallies against the U.S. president, who was spending his second night in a row at a golf hotel he owns in Ireland....
2019-06-06, 23:39

Japan, a Champion of Free Trade, Takes a Page From Trump's Playbook Japan’s decision to use its technology exports as a weapon in diplomatic combat signals a strategy upheaval for a resource-poor country long aware of its vulnerability in an interconnected world....
2019-07-02, 15:26

Top House lawyer takes center stage in legal battles against Trump Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff are the public faces of the House Democrats’ battles with Donald Trump, appearing on TV regularly to harangue the president for his resistance to their investigations.But the job of fighting the president in federal court — and, lately, winning — has been left to a lesse...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Gaffes pile up for Biden’s 2020 campaign as Trump team takes aim Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumed frontrunner in the Democratic 2020 race, has been hit by a rapid-fire series of gaffes and errors within just a few days – although it’s unclear whether it will damage his future prospects at either the Democratic nomination or the presidency....
2019-09-01, 00:52

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
2019-09-12, 04:13

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eli...
2019-09-13, 20:00

Donald Trump baby blimp takes off for a second time as protesters take to the streets The giant inflatable Donald Trump 'baby' blimp has taken off over Parliament Square for a second time, as thousands of people were preparing to take to the streets in protest at the US president's official state visit to the UK....
2019-06-04, 12:52

Major real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come close to full recovery. A major developer sent this letter to his employees....
2019-07-22, 20:26

Donald Trump Jr. blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' claim: Democrats don't want my father to have 'any wins' After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused his father of a "cover-up," Donald Trump Jr. said on "Fox & Friends" Thursday that Democrats are not interested in working with President Trump on infrastructure or other issues. ...
2019-05-23, 19:13

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
2019-09-11, 11:26

The top 10 House races of 2020 Republicans are intent on taking back seats they think should be rightfully theirs, in districts that Trump won by double digits. It’s those seats that make up the bulk of The Fix’s list of House races most likely to flip parties in 2020....
2019-08-23, 18:26

Mueller issues clarification, takes back bombshell statement about indicting Trump Robert Mueller kicked off his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday afternoon by issuing a clarification over something he said during a morning hearing about his decision-making process when it came to the question of whether President Trump committed obstruction of justice....
2019-07-24, 21:26

Game on: After Trump declares peace talks ‘dead,’ US commander takes aim at Taliban GAME ON: Angered by the Taliban’s deadly attacks on civilians and U.S. troops, President Trump declared negotiations over an American withdrawal from Afghanistan “dead” and promised to make the Taliban regret its “mistake.”...
2019-09-10, 14:26

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
2019-08-23, 07:39

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setback for Donald Trump and his 2020 re-election campa...
2019-09-11, 06:52

Formula One's 2020 Season Will Have More Races Than Ever Before I hope y’all are ready to watch plenty of race cars in 2020, because Formula One has just released its provisional calendar, and we’re looking at there being more races next year than there have ever been in the sport’s history. Yes, you can get excited now....
2019-08-29, 17:13

| Don't blame me for boring races - Hamilton Lewis Hamilton told his and F1's critics not to blame the drivers for "boring" processional races, but instead to turn their focus on the rule-makers....
2019-06-24, 06:39

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
2019-08-04, 17:52

MotoGP could expand to 22 races from 2022 MotoGP could expand to 22 races after 2021 with a rotational system catering for a potential five rounds in Spain and Portugal, according to series boss Carmelo Ezpeleta....
2019-09-15, 00:39

Formula One could have a record 22 races next year Formula One could expand to a record 22 races next year, with 24 on the horizon for 2021, under discussions between teams and commercial rights holders Liberty Media....
2019-08-02, 20:52

A couple of MLB division races are already over – but others are just about to get going While a few teams have seemingly insurmountable leads halfway through June, a couple of other races should go deep into September.       ...
2019-06-12, 22:00

Vettel not feeling pressure despite 15 races without a win Despite 15 Formula One races without a win, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claims he is not burdened by his lack of form heading into this weekend's French Grand Prix       ...
2019-06-20, 19:39

Pentagon takes money from Puerto Rico, European projects to fund Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
2019-09-05, 00:00

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats Anderson Cooper brought Ivanka Trump into his analysis of President Donald Trump's recent remarks about Jewish Americans.        ...
2019-08-22, 20:52

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
2019-06-13, 01:26

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
2019-07-16, 00:26

Trump impeachment drive takes hit as bombshell-free Mueller hearings rehash report Democrats hoping that hours of testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller might fuel their case for President Trump’s impeachment were left with little new material at the conclusion of Wednesday's back-to-back hearings, as Republicans gloated that the spectacle failed to make the case to ou...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Trump administration takes action against accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Assad "This Syrian oligarch is directly supporting the murderous Assad regime and building luxury developments on land stolen from those fleeing his brutality," Sigal Mandelker, a Treasury official, said in a statement....
2019-06-11, 20:13

Ducati 'can't think' about fighting Marquez in next MotoGP races Andrea Dovizioso says Ducati will be more competitive in the coming MotoGP races, but says this still won't be enough to "even start thinking" about challenging championship leader Marc Marquez...
2019-07-11, 14:00

'Hobbs & Shaw' races into top spot at box office The first spinoff of the 18-year-old "Fast & Furious" franchise, "Hobbs & Shaw," sped away with $180.8 million in its worldwide debut, including $60.8 million domestically — a strong opening that dethroned "The Lion King" after a two-week reign at No. 1 but couldn't match the box-office pace of rece...
2019-08-05, 16:13

Will Shootings Sway Voters? Look First to Virginia Races The state’s elections in November will test the potency of gun rights as a voting issue. Democrats are looking to take power and enact gun control legislation next year....
2019-08-09, 00:39

Vettel: Ferrari quite far from ambition of controlling F1 races Sebastian Vettel believes his Ferrari Formula 1 team is "quite far" from its ambition of being able to control races given its performance is so track dependent this season...
2019-08-09, 13:13

Five Isle of Man TT races set for Thursday as Lightweight postponed Wednesday's 2019 Isle of Man TT Lightweight race has been cancelled due to unsafe conditions over the mountain section, and has been squeezed into a packed Thursday schedule...
2019-06-06, 00:26

Tesla races to boost service in Germany Subpar service could be a barrier to Tesla making a bigger impact in Germany, where exacting owners value painstaking vehicle care. Tesla is poised to double the number of service centers in the country to 17. ...
2019-08-16, 20:00

Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton "Lewis Hamilton said Formula One\u0027s rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday\u0027s French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season."...
2019-06-23, 22:52

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-07-10, 03:52

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
2019-08-16, 19:39

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx of people at the southern border, according to the...
2019-06-05, 20:39

Rafael Nadal races into third round of French Open He is one of tennis' best ever players and known for his attention to detail but Rafael Nadal didn't have any complicated scouting plans in place ahead of his first-round match against a player he had never faced, Yannick Hanfmann....
2019-05-29, 16:13

Eight Grade I races Saturday at Belmont Park include many of best in U.S. Saturday's program at Belmont Park, including eight Grade I races, three of them Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" events, has attracted many of America's top horses....
2019-06-07, 17:13

Honda optimistic latest engine spec can now last seven F1 races Honda is optimistic its latest Formula 1 engine is capable of lasting seven grands prix, which would mark an important step in its bid to produce a title-challenging product...
2019-05-31, 20:39

Both Parties See Control of the Senate as Pivotal. Here Are the Key Races They’re Watching. Republican-held seats in Arizona, Colorado, Maine and North Carolina are top targets for Democrats but both sides are keeping an eye out for wild cards....
2019-08-31, 18:39

Trainer weighing whether Maximum Security races this weekend OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The trainer of Maximum Security plans to decide Thursday whether the colt will race this weekend in his first start since finishing first in the Kentucky Derby and being disqualified. Jason Servis was uncertain Wednesday whether to run Maximum Security on Sunday in the Pegasus...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Off to the races: Key dates on the 2019-20 U.S. presidential election calendar The first nominating contest for the 2020 U.S. presidential election is more than eight months away, but the race for the White House is already in full swing....
2019-06-01, 00:26

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
2019-06-03, 06:01

Auto racing: How to wager on Memorial Day weekend races LAS VEGAS — Memorial Day weekend brings about barbecues, parades and good times with family and friends, but most importantly taking time to remember the fallen who made the ultimate sacrifice in our nation’s name. It also brings about a Christmas in May of sorts for motorsports fans. Formula One ki...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Hamilton: "Bad decisions" by F1's rulemakers lead to boring races Lewis Hamilton says boring Formula 1 races are not the drivers' fault and instead the blame lies at the rulemakers for a "constant cycle" of making bad decisions...
2019-06-24, 09:01

Bungie is making 'Destiny 2' raid races more competitive Destiny 2's World First raid races are supposed to provide glory and rewards to anyone with a sufficiently committed fireteam, but that's not how it works in practice -- and Bungie wants to level the playing field. When the shared-world shooter's Se......
2019-05-25, 04:52

18-year-old Tyler Ankrum races to first NASCAR Truck win Tyler Ankrum took the lead when Brett Moffitt ran out of fuel with less than two laps to go and cruised to his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory at Kentucky Speedway       ...
2019-07-12, 04:00

MotoGP title race finished "four races ago" - Crutchlow LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow claims the 2019 MotoGP title fight "finished four races ago" in favour of Marc Marquez, who he says is riding 'better than ever' this year...
2019-07-12, 17:13

ByKolles building hypercar for WEC, will miss races in 2019/20 The ByKolles LMP1 team will not contest the full 2019/20 World Endurance Championship season as it prepares its future road car-based hypercar project...
2019-06-14, 01:00

Chinese take to the seas in annual dragon boat races HONG KONG (AP) — People in China and several other parts of Asia are competing in annual dragon boat races, a tradition with roots dating back more than 2,000 years. The dragon boats are built in the shape of war canoes and ornately carved and painted with dragon heads and tails. The largest boats a...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Jean Todt calls for the return of refuelling during races in F1 • Move could lead to lighter cars and more overtaking• Valtteri Bottas quickest in Friday practice for British GPThe president of the FIA, Jean Todt, has said he would like to see a return of in-race refuelling to Formula One as a way to improve the sport. Speaking at Silverstone before this weekend...
2019-07-12, 19:39

Ducati's Petrucci "can't afford" more "negative" races like Brno Ducati MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci says he "can't afford" more "negative" races like last weekend's Czech Grand Prix, his "worst" showing this season...
2019-08-07, 20:00

Hamilton will change way he races after Leclerc Monza F1 battle Lewis Hamilton will change the way he races and interprets what is acceptable in battle as long as Formula 1's rulemakers stand by new precedents being set...
2019-09-10, 12:52

GOP buys JonOssoff.com as Dem star announces another congressional bid Before they announce that they're running for Congress, most candidates ensure they've locked up the rights to relevant Internet domain names well in advance....
2019-09-11, 00:52

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional approval, but added that all divestments, including of minority stakes, should be done through auction....
2019-06-06, 21:52

James Thompson, former congressional candidate, has cancer James Thompson, the Democratic congressional candidate who ran for office in Kansas’ 4th Congressional District, announced on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a rare cancer and will likely end his political career....
2019-06-10, 14:00

A Cool Story About How Pathetic Congressional Democrats Can Be Here is a fun anecdote from the Washington Post about House Ways and Means Committee chair Richard Neal, one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress....
2019-08-24, 20:26

U.S. congressional panel to probe court secrecy A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will hear testimony this month about a lack of transparency in the federal courts, with a focus on judges who routinely keep important evidence secret at the public's expense....
2019-09-10, 10:00

Special election for NC's congressional seat After a ballot fraud scandal overturned the results of North Carolina’s race for the ninth congressional district, voters went to the polls Tuesday to fill the nation’s only open seat. (Sept. 10)        ...
2019-09-11, 02:26

Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony may be delayed Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated testimony on Capitol Hill next week may be delayed by a week amid negotiations on the length of his hearings before two House panels, according to multiple reports. Sources briefed on the discussions told Politico that Mueller’s testimony, w...
2019-07-12, 20:26

Johnson blames '25 bad races' for NASCAR Cup Series playoff failure Jimmie Johnson blamed his first-ever failure to qualify for NASCAR's playoffs on '25 bad races' rather than the Indianapolis crash that ended his chance of being a Cup title contender...
2019-09-09, 15:39

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
2019-05-27, 11:13

How State Races Starting This Fall Will Shape Congress for the Next Decade Jessica Post is stuck in traffic 63 miles south of Washington, D.C., when she pulls an iPhone to her ear. “How’s everything going with your family?” she asks a contender for Virginia’s state legislature this fall. “We are all in for your run. I was reading about your op...
2019-09-05, 16:39

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east's main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, officials said....
2019-08-03, 03:13

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomination next year because no other candidate was offering a "mandate for change"....
2019-07-19, 15:39

Motor racing: Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton Lewis Hamilton said Formula One's rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday's French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season....
2019-06-23, 23:26

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
2019-07-12, 13:52

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance Championship in 2019/20...
2019-06-21, 18:26

F1 announces longest calendar in sport’s history with 22 races set for 2020 • British Grand Prix moved to avoid Wimbledon and Euro 2020• Inaugural Vietnamese race to take place in AprilFormula One has announced that there will be a record 22 races next year, making it the longest calendar in the sport’s history.Vietnam makes its debut as the third instalment of the 2020 sea...
2019-08-29, 13:39

Memorial Day weekend Thoroughbred races show way to summertime showdowns The long Memorial Day weekend produced everything from a 33-1 shot winning a Breeders' Cup berth to one-time claimer Vasilika winning again at the top level....
2019-05-28, 17:13

2019 MLB midseason awards: Tight races at the All-Star break The second half of the MLB season is set to get underway and the midseason awards have been handed out. Here is USA TODAY's ballot at the break.       ...
2019-07-11, 19:13

'Hobbs & Shaw' races into new lane under 'Fast & Furious' flag "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is an awfully long-winded title for a movie with roughly the same plot as the 1989 squabbling buddy vehicle "Tango & Cash," only with bigger -- well, pretty much everything -- and better special effects....
2019-07-31, 18:39

Michael Schumacher Making Progress, Watching F1 Races, Says FIA President It’s been almost six years since the skiing accident that caused former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher’s traumatic brain injury, leaving him with permanent damage. Updates have been few and far between as the family has understandably requested privacy—but we now have a little bit of promisin...
2019-08-01, 02:52

Renault had to reduce power for early 2019 F1 races due to conrod Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has revealed that a conrod reliability issue handicapped the firm's engines in the first part of the 2019 season, but has now been addressed...
2019-05-24, 11:52

Edelen Concedes Dem Gov Races As Adkins, Beshear Fight Continues LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Adam Edelen conceded his race Tuesday evening to become the Democratic standard-bearer in the race for governor as the fight continued between Rocky Adkins and Andy Beshear. Edelen told LEX 18 earlier Tuesday that he is supportive of a woman’s rights to make th...
2019-05-22, 02:26

MLB playoff picture: Updated look at division, wild card races The division races are all but decided in the American and National League, but the wild card races are still up for grabs.       ...
2019-09-09, 20:52

Fit for porpoise: China races to save last Yangtze river mammal On a short stretch of the Yangtze river, three sleek grey porpoises twist in muddy waters near the city of Nanjing, protected from passing barges and ships by a row of yellow buoys....
2019-09-08, 11:00

Motor racing: Chadwick extends W Series lead with second win in three races British driver Jamie Chadwick's second win in three races allowed her to extend her lead over Dutch rival Beitske Visser in the all-female W Series in Misano, Italy, on Saturday....
2019-06-08, 23:26

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne, and Mo Farah have done the same....
2019-06-19, 08:26

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
2019-07-23, 09:00

'Hobbs & Shaw' races to second week at No. 1 as 'The Kitchen' gets burned at box office Audiences helped the "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases this weekend....
2019-08-11, 21:26

Maximum Security returns to the races for first time since Kentucky Derby DQ Maximum Security, disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby, returns to action in Sunday's Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park while older horses slug it out in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on Saturday....
2019-06-14, 17:26

Podcast: Eight races to decide Ferrari F1 2019 power battle Charles Leclerc is favourite to follow up his maiden Formula 1 victory in Belgium with another at Monza this weekend, so has he established himself as Ferrari's lead driver?...
2019-09-06, 03:52

Better camera technology game-changer for Triple Crown races BALTIMORE (AP) — Without high-tech cameras and updated monitors, TV viewers would not have been able to see Justify win the 2018 Preakness. At least not nearly as clearly as they did. When the fog descended on Pimlico Race Course, everyone was blinded to the track. But NBC Sports’ use of the &...
2019-06-06, 10:39

Rain-hit German GP upsets could be normal in dry F1 races post 2021 The chaotic events of this year's rain-hit German Grand Prix have been tipped to become a more regular occurrence in the dry once Formula 1's planned 2021 overhaul is enacted...
2019-08-22, 23:13

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
2019-08-14, 22:00

How a congressional trip to a border detention center went wrong Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their arrival in Texas to tour facilities, the visit ha...
2019-07-02, 23:13

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
2019-06-22, 18:26

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled Airbus jet on New YorkR...
2019-06-11, 04:26

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020 President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for Trump's re-election bid and lawmakers campaigns in 2020....
2019-08-29, 23:13

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night to pull a key section of this week’s massive fundi...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Congressional antitrust panel to discuss Big Tech competition The Senate's antitrust panel will meet later this month to discuss concerns that tech giants, such as Google or Amazon, seek to buy smaller rivals in order to head off competition....
2019-09-03, 23:52

California Dem laments presence of 'God' in congressional oaths: 'It's just preposterous' A congressional Democrat on Sunday said it was "preposterous" that witnesses are still instructed to say "so help me God" in their oaths before testifying before Congress -- after his Democratic-led committee attempted to remove the God reference from its oaths earlier this year....
2019-09-03, 23:26

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
2019-06-08, 00:39

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The No. 2 House Democrat is taking fire from across the caucus after trying to enact the salary hike, a move some vulnerable Democrats fretted would be p...
2019-06-12, 02:13

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US Senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sens. Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Cosko, 27, hacked into Senate computers and...
2019-06-20, 05:39

Congressional Staff Members Visiting Fort Knox FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Congressional staff members for lawmakers from across the country are touring the Fort Knox Army post in Kentucky this week. Fort Knox officials say the visits are meant to give the staff members a better understanding of Army and Fort Knox missions and priorities. Officials sa...
2019-05-29, 16:00

Tulsi Gabbard has raised no money for congressional campaign Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has gone all in on the White House. The Hawaii congresswoman has raised money exclusively for her 2020 presidential bid and has neglected her congressional campaign account to reveal a negative contribution balance. The most recent federal campaign documents show that Gabbard had ...
2019-07-20, 02:52

China to mine moon, asteroids, races to be ‘#1 space power by 2045’ An international military expert is warning that China is racing to rule space in just 26 years, with plans to dominate commerce, mining and construction on the moon and Mars in a direct threat to the United States....
2019-07-17, 23:00

U.S. heat wave begins with utility worker 'army' on, outdoor races off A third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat warnings on Friday through the weekend as a massive heat wave broiled the eastern and central United States with temperatures expected to reach 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43 Celsius)....
2019-07-19, 18:39

Bathurst 1000 record-breaking ex-Longhurst Cosworth races at Brands The ex-Tony Longhurst Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth that broke the qualifying record for the Bathurst 1000 in 1990 raced at Brands Hatch last weekend in the hands of Carey McMahon...
2019-07-02, 14:00

Guarana, Maximum Security survive heat wave to win weekend races Despite oppressive heat, most of the weekend's big races finally got to the post, with Maximum Security surviving another inquiry to win the Haskell and Guarana winning the Coaching Club American Oaks....
2019-07-22, 22:00

This one's for the birds: Ostrich races steal the show at Kentucky racetrack Ostriches, not horses, were the main attraction Saturday at Ellis Park. They raced along with a few camels as well for a unique experience.       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

Madras Motor Race Track Plans To Host Night Races In what will be a big step towards motorsport in India, the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) is planning to host night races. A recent report quotes Vicky Chandhok, MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car......
2019-07-23, 18:52

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
2019-07-19, 09:13

LA Times: Breeders’ Cup officials decide to keep races at Santa Anita Park LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18/LA Times) – The LA Times is reporting that officials of the Breeders’ Cup have decided to keep the races at Santa Anita Park in California. Cup officials already told LEX 18 they will have no on-air comment on the meeting held Thursday. We do know the meeting was t...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Legendary John Force races to milestone 150th NHRA Funny Car win John Force, a 16-time NHRA season champion, extended his record for Funny Car victories, winning for the ninth time at Pacific Raceways.       ...
2019-08-05, 08:13

Lorenzo to miss two MotoGP races as back injury recovery continues Honda MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo will miss the next two races in the Czech Republic and Austria after the back injury he sustained in the Netherlands failed to heal sufficiently...
2019-07-24, 17:26

Watch: Car Engulfed In Flames As Driver Races Back To Fire Truck Dramatic footage has revealed the moment racing driver Calum Lockie realised his car was on fire while competing in an event at the Donnington Park circuit in Leicestershire, UK....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Some F1 races are 'incredibly boring' admits driver Sergio Pérez – video Racing Point driver Sergio Pérez claimed Formula 1 has become ‘boring’ at the front of the grid ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix. Mercedes have won all eight races of the 2019 season, with Lewis Hamilton securing pole position in the last four. ‘Definitely it’s losing interest for some people,’ Pére...
2019-06-28, 16:13

Imola and Mugello eyeing future F1 races in Italy after Monza deal Imola and Mugello are weighing up potential bids to host Formula 1 in the future, following Monza's new multi-year deal that secured the future of the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-11, 04:00

ANALYSIS: More than ever, Canada’s general election is a collection of polarized regional races David Akin argues Canada's 2019 federal election features a four-way race in Vancouver Island, two-way fights in suburban Toronto and other regional showdowns....
2019-09-11, 08:52

Former special counsel Mueller's congressional testimony postponed: Politico Former special counsel Robert Mueller's planned testimony next week had been postponed until July 24, Politico reported on Friday citing multiple lawmakers....
2019-07-12, 17:13

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement Monday, coming as news emerged of possible antitr...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Special Counsel Mueller’s Congressional Testimony Delayed Until July 24 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him. Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 before two house committees about the findings of his Russia investigation. ...
2019-07-13, 16:52

Kellyanne Conway says ignoring congressional subpoena is ‘taking one for the team’ White House counselor will not honor a House Oversight Committee subpoena by the July 25 deadline, which means she could be held in contempt of Congress....
2019-07-16, 18:52

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy ​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 9/11 style commission. “Whatever ​C​ongress wants to do for additional oversight we welcome that,”...
2019-07-22, 02:39

Mnuchin hopes for congressional support for U.S. housing reforms within six months U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump administration would take administrative measures to overhaul mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if it failed to secure congressional support for its plan within six months....
2019-09-09, 17:39

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
2019-07-23, 10:26

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
2019-07-16, 00:39

Amazon’s strategy to win over congressional critics: Tours of its giant warehouses Amazon woos members of Congress to its warehouses even as President Trump and his would-be Democratic rivals rip the retailer for its treatment of the people who work there....
2019-08-22, 04:00

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
2019-07-03, 05:26

US Rep Grijalva accepting applications for Congressional Youth Advisory Council TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona’s third congressional district is accepting applications for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council, his office announced Wednesday. YAC offers young adults, between ages 15 and 20 who have an outstanding opportunity to gain beneficial knowledge of ou...
2019-09-12, 15:52

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
2019-06-07, 23:26

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
2019-07-24, 15:13

Sen. Ron Johnson says he was denied visa for congressional delegation visit to Russia The Wisconsin Republican called the denial a “petty affront” and chided President Vladimir Putin for having chosen a path for Russia that is “a tragedy of historic proportions.”...
2019-08-27, 05:00

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
2019-06-22, 03:26

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, according to multiple sources.Yet both sides acknowledg...
2019-06-16, 22:13

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denied visa by Russian government for congressional trip Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday the Russian government has denied his request for a visa to visit the country as part of an upcoming bipartisan congressional delegation trip, as he ripped into Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-08-27, 03:26

Sean Spicer joins Nicole Malliotakis’ congressional campaign Things just got “Spicey” in the race for a Staten Island congressional seat. Sean Spicer — who tussled with reporters over crowd sizes at the Trump inaugural and is now “Dancing with The Stars” — is trying to help Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis reclaim a congressional seat covering Sta...
2019-09-11, 14:13

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. The move comes as a separate group of Democrats, led by...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Ta-Nehisi Coates set to revisit case for reparations in congressional hearing Five years after the writer’s essay was published, he will speak on the idea of financial recompense for the descendants of slavesWhen Ta-Nehisi Coates’s watershed essay The Case for Reparations was published in June 2014, the idea of financial recompense for the descendants of slaves was thrust to ...
2019-06-19, 09:26

Opinion: NASCAR races may be too long, but most drivers say don't touch Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR drivers will argue that many 500-mile and 400-mile races should be shortened but say the 600-mile marathon on Memorial Day weekend is sacred.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:01

California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war....
2019-08-24, 01:13

PETA urges Monmouth Park to cancel races amid heat wave Animal rights group PETA on Friday called on race officials in New Jersey to cancel its Monmouth Park’s card on Saturday, amid an anticipated heat index of 110 degrees. “Heat kills, so it’s extremely foolish and reckless for Monmouth Park to stay open with temperatures soaring to record ...
2019-07-19, 22:13

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
2019-07-09, 06:52

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a transcript released on Monday....
2019-07-09, 04:00

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
2019-07-03, 07:39

Congressional report: Bitcoin adoption ‘miniscule’ compared to traditional finance Distributed ledger systems that underpin cryptocurrencies aren’t capable of processing the number of transactions required for mass adoption — but it doesn’t matter, they’re only really used for speculation. These are the findings of the Congressional Research Service (CRS), detailed in a study publ...
2019-05-29, 17:26

Eric Swalwell ends U.S. presidential bid, will seek reelection for Congressional seat Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid....
2019-07-08, 23:52

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
2019-05-23, 01:26

Former Bush economist Phillip Swagel to lead Congressional Budget Office Former Treasury official Phillip Swagel will serve as the new director of the Congressional Budget Office, the nonpartisan office that provides budgetary and economic expertise to Congress....
2019-05-21, 17:13

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
2019-06-21, 02:26

UPDATE 2-Mnuchin hopes for congressional support for U.S. housing reforms within 6 months U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday the Trump administration would take administrative measures to overhaul mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if it failed to secure congressional support for its plan within six months....
2019-09-09, 18:00

White House invites congressional leaders for Iran briefing: source The Trump administration called top congressional leaders to the White House for a briefing later on Thursday on Iran following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a source with knowledge of the meeting said....
2019-06-20, 20:13

Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares update on plane crash injuries two days before he races at Darlington Dale Earnhardt Jr. says swelling on back has gone down since plane crash: 'I think I'm going to be OK' to drive in Xfinity Series race in Darlington.       ...
2019-08-30, 14:00

FOCUS-California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row The owner of the only U.S. rare earths mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly boost production, part of a strategy to build out American refining capability after China raised tariffs on the minerals amid an escalating trade war....
2019-08-23, 23:13

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dude, who sustained a fractured pelvis near the finish line of another race at Santa Anita on Saturday ...
2019-06-11, 00:52

Texas Dem star Wendy Davis plots comeback, jumps into congressional race Wendy Davis – the pink sneaker-wearing Texas Democrat who rose to fame among liberals for her 13-hour filibuster of a state Senate abortion bill in 2013, and then lost a high-profile run for governor a year later – announced Monday she plans to run for a U.S. House seat....
2019-07-22, 19:00

Meet Catalina Lauf, the young Republican congressional hopeful billing herself as the anti-AOC A young Republican who fancies herself the anti-AOC is running for Congress — with her announcement video mounting a scathing critique of left-wing Democrats like members of “the Squad.” Catalina Lauf, 26, on Tuesday announced she is running in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District...
2019-08-22, 21:39

U.S. Democrat, Republican nearly tied in early North Carolina congressional election results U.S. Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready were neck and neck in early results from a special congressional election in North Carolina, with both parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party could keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-11, 04:00

AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting here at this chair, and I looked at my balance, a...
2019-09-11, 11:26

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
2019-08-11, 21:00

Exclusive: U.S. congressional probe finds possible lapses in Deutsche Bank controls - sources U.S. congressional investigators have identified possible failures in Deutsche Bank AG's money laundering controls in its dealings with Russian oligarchs, after the lender handed over a trove of transaction records, emails and other documents, three people familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-06, 10:26

Space Command to launch Aug. 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape President Trump’s proposed Space Force is another step closer to taking off, as top brass announced this week that a space combatant command will launch later this month....
2019-08-22, 00:26

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters....
2019-07-12, 20:52

Inside the Jumbo-Visma team car as it races back to Roglic after poorly-timed toilet stop "Footage inside the Jumbo-Visma team car at the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia as the DS and his colleagues race back to help Primoz Roglic after a poorly-timed toilet stop."...
2019-05-28, 21:13

7 takeaways from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, ahead of his congressional hearings After a two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller released his findings. On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice released a redacted version of the full report. A major takeaway from the report was that Trump's advisors played a big role in stopping the president from obstru...
2019-07-24, 01:26

Presidential hopefuls swap the campaign trail for the field at Congressional Women’s Softball Game The Members team ultimately fell 10-4 to the press team, despite valiant efforts from players such as 2020 presidential hopeful and team pitcher Kirsten Gillibrand....
2019-06-21, 08:13

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said....
2019-06-20, 01:52

Fed chief faces tough task in Congressional testimony: 'Walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls' Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifies before Congress this week, and he is expected to indicate the Fed could soon cut interest rates to boost the economy....
2019-07-10, 02:26

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
2019-06-20, 01:52

Amazon's Ring doorbell cameras attract congressional concern over police partnerships Amazon-owned doorbell camera company Ring is facing questions from a U.S. senator over its partnerships with police departments around the country.       ...
2019-09-06, 10:52

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelligence analyst to prevent his testimony about climate change from entering into the congressional record....
2019-06-08, 21:26

Pentagon eager to resolve JEDI contract as China races to develop military cloud computing system "We don't want to waste any more time moving forward because we know our potential adversaries are doing it at their own speed," U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan says....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Donald Trump state visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan, 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his state visit to the UK....
2019-06-03, 09:00

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: 'Medicare for all' plan politically poisonous to Senate Democrats in key races Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-23, 03:13

Today in Congressional Clapbacks: Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar Respond to ‘Distraction Becky’ and Lip-Deficient ‘Racist Fool’ Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon, the Congresswomen in question included Ayanna Pr...
2019-07-11, 00:13

'Trump radiates insecurity': UK to investigate leak of ambassador's scathing takes on White House When asked about the leaked remarks, President Donald Trump told reporters that Ambassador Kim Darroch "has not served the U.K. well."        ...
2019-07-08, 06:26

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
2019-07-15, 20:39

Trump takes to Twitter to support Home Depot: 'Fight for Bernie Marcus and Home Depot!' President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday night in support of Home Depot after social media calls to boycott the home improvement retailer.       ...
2019-07-10, 04:52

What should have been Tiger's victory lap somehow got derailed He won the Masters in April, a feat that should have led to a year-long celebration. Instead, it raised expectations. Then came injuries, absences, bad golf and, now, question marks....
2019-08-09, 22:13

The Building Blocks of the D-Day Victory The Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy—located a short distance from the beaches where the historic landing happened 75 years ago—commemorates Allied successes while not shying away from the failures....
2019-06-06, 07:52

| Redemption for Scotland after victory over France Chris Harris' converted second half try gave Scotland their first win in six Tests as they beat France in a Rugby World Cup warm-up Test at Murrayfield....
2019-08-24, 18:52

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Saturday night....
2019-06-17, 19:26

Viviani sprints to London victory Italian Olympic champion Elia Viviani roared to victory in the RideLondon Surrey Classic on Sunday with a perfectly-timed surge to the line on The Mall....
2019-08-05, 04:01

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
2019-07-22, 08:00

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell’s go-ahead double in the seventh helped lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. The Pirates rallied from a 4-2 deficit on Corey Dickerson’s pinch-hit RBI double off Miami starter Sandy Alcantara in the sixth and took the lead ...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Here Are The Best Photos From The USWNT's Victory Celebration Plenty of reactions to the USWNT’s spectacular defense of its World Cup focused on the future—this team’s ability to change the world, influence the next generations, and affect national conversations. While correct, those thoughts also miss a crucial component of the U.S.’s unprecedented fourth-eve...
2019-07-08, 17:26

Hamilton: Canadian GP victory "not the way I wanted to win" Lewis Hamilton says taking victory in the Canadian Grand Prix after Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel's time penalty is "absolutely not the way I wanted to win"...
2019-06-10, 03:26

Vanderbilt keeps rolling with 8-5 victory over Indiana State NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ethan Paul’s two-run double keyed a four-run ninth as Vanderbilt beat Indiana State 8-5 Saturday night in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 2 seed overall now has won 24 of its last 25 games with the Commodores improving to 51-10 overall. They can c...
2019-06-02, 05:00

Joe Joyce grinds out victory over Bryant Jennings Joe Joyce taken 12 rounds on the Daniel Dubois-Nathan Gorman undercard at the O2 The post Joe Joyce grinds out victory over Bryant Jennings appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-14, 02:13

Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard’s hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada. Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors moved within one victory of the franchise’s first championship by winni...
2019-06-08, 12:26

Dodgers slug 7 homers in 16-9 victory over Rockies Joc Pederson homered twice and drove in five runs before running into the right-field wall on a spectacular catch in the fifth inning, Gavin Lux scored three runs in his major-league debut, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 16-9       ...
2019-09-03, 15:39

Game of Thrones Goes on a Victory Lap—and an Apology Tour Enlarge / You know nothing, Jon Snow—like, maybe wear a hat when conditions are freezing in the North. Even if it musses up your luscious locks. (credit: HBO) Hey. So, um, remember the end of Game of Thrones? If you were a fan of the show, you probably do. And there's a good chance it still stings...
2019-07-21, 15:39

Spelling Bee champs react to unprecedented victory Eight kids who shared the title at the Scripps National Spelling Bee react to unprecedented victory. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to center off Alex Claudio made it 5-2 in the seventh. It...
2019-06-15, 08:26

Murphy wraps up victory over Bingtao with a century "Shaun Murphy wraps up victory over Yan Bingtao with a century to finish in style at the International Championship in China. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
2019-08-06, 15:52

Emmanuel Macron’s Bittersweet Brexit Victory Boris Johnson is proving the French leader right on the dangers of letting the U.K. withdrawal drag on too long. But there’s no cause for celebration. ...
2019-08-23, 11:13

Jumbo-Visma TTT victory keeps Teunissen in yellow "The Jumbo-Visma team of Mike Teunissen obliterated the field in Sunday’s 27.6-kilometre team time trial in Brussels to deny Team Ineos by a massive twenty seconds and extend the Dutchman’s unexpected grip on the yellow jersey."...
2019-07-07, 17:52

Central Connecticut gets 1st NCAA victory, beating Cal 7-4 Dave Matthews hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and Central Connecticut State won its first NCAA Tournament game, beating California 7-4 in a regional elimination game        ...
2019-06-01, 22:52

| Blues implode to hand Hurricanes victory A second-string Hurricanes side showed their depth in overturning a 19-point half-time deficit to beat the Blues in their all-New Zealand Super Rugby derby in Wellington....
2019-06-15, 19:39

WRC Portugal: Toyota's Ott Tanak one stage away from victory Toyota's Ott Tanak is within touching distance of victory on Rally Portugal, as Kris Meeke dropped behind World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville with a costly spin...
2019-06-02, 17:13

NASCAR overturns victory for first time since 1960 NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time since 1960 on Sunday when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway after Ross Chastain’s No. 44 truck failed a post-race inspection. Chastain led the final 141 laps of the 200-lap race. Bu...
2019-06-17, 00:39

Gary Sánchez leads Yankees to 5-3 victory over Red Sox Gary Sanchez hit a two-run home run off Rick Porcello and the New York Yankees won their ninth straight series with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium....
2019-06-02, 21:13

Dig for victory: how archaeology can help veterans' mental health Volunteers at Strata Florida Abbey in Wales find they enjoy the work and camaraderieScrabbling around on hands and knees in a muddy trench surrounded by the misty mountains of mid Wales may not be everyone’s idea of a fun way to while away the last days of summer.But Julian Pitt, a former Royal Navy...
2019-08-25, 02:00

Shepherd’s homer gives Georgia 2-0 victory over Texas A&M HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cam Shepherd belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give No. 3 seed Georgia a 2-0 victory over No. 6 seed Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Shepherd blasted a 2-2 pitch from Joseph Menefee (3-2) over the left-fiel...
2019-05-22, 20:13

No. 3 Georgia romps to 63-17 victory over FCS Murray State D'Andre Swift ran for two touchdowns, Jake Fromm threw for 166 yards and a score, and No. 3 Georgia broke loose in the second quarter for a 63-17 rout of FCS school Murray State       ...
2019-09-08, 03:39

Beede, Giants shut down Dodgers in a 1-0 victory Kevin Pillar knocked in the game's only run with a ground out in the first inning and Tyler Beede struck out five in five innings as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0       ...
2019-09-08, 16:00

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you can see your initials in a spider’s web, you have good fortune ahead. Maybe the NBA saw their initials in the hoop net last Thursday because the Toro...
2019-06-17, 11:52

Column: Unselfish act leads to unlikely victory on PGA Tour Column: An unselfish act by David Berganio Jr. leads to an unlikely victory for Nate Lashley at Rocket Mortgage Classic       ...
2019-07-02, 18:00

Killing Eve ends the season with both victory and defeat Early in the Killing Eve finale, Hugo jokingly calls Eve “Mrs. Robinson,” and it’s the exact sort of pat joke people have been making about The Graduate for years any time an older woman is involved with a younger man. But the reference turns out to be far more apt than he realizes....
2019-05-27, 04:39

The USWNT Put On A Show At Today’s Victory Parade The United States women’s national soccer team cruised through the World Cup, winning every game all while getting slammed for being too arrogant. They’ve now been celebrating for about three days, including today’s ticker-tape parade through the streets of Manhattan....
2019-07-11, 01:00

Bol surprises Norwegian favourites for Stage 1 victory "Patience paid off for Sunweb sprinter Cees Bol, who out-flanked duelling Norwegian rivals Alexander Kristoff and Edvald Boasson Hagen to claim the opening stage win in Egersund …"...
2019-05-28, 21:39

Barty closes in on No. 1 spot with victory over Venus "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty warmed up for Wimbledon with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 win over Venus Williams to reach the semi-finals of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Friday."...
2019-06-21, 23:26

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country. City officials were mostly relieved that a downtown gathering Saturday of...
2019-08-20, 15:26

Clemson throws 1-hitter in 7-1 victory vs Louisville at ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mat Clark took a perfect game into the eighth inning, leading Clemson past Louisville 7-1 on Thursday at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Clark (9-2) retired the first 22 hitters he faced before walking Alex Binelas with one out in the eighth, then lost his no-hit bid wh...
2019-05-23, 20:13

A Journey to Explore What ‘Victory’ Looks Like in a Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
2019-08-20, 17:26

European victory gives Salvini more leverage in Italy Italy’s hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini’s League party saw a surge in support that bolsters his role as the flagbearer of nationalist forces in Europe and gives him more leverage at home...
2019-05-27, 11:00

Dodgers hold off Giants rally in 9th for 9-8 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson’s insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a 9-4 lead going into the ninth before the Giants ra...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Australia retain Ashes after victory at Old Trafford "Australia retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs at Old Trafford on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the series with just one test remaining."...
2019-09-09, 00:26

CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into streaming....
2019-08-14, 17:52

| Semenya powers to victory at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya swept to victory in the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic, extending a four-year reign of dominance that is under threat from new IAAF rules....
2019-07-01, 07:39

McCarron pulls away in Japan for 3rd victory of season Scott McCarron had three birdies on the back nine to pull away for a 5-under 67 and a three-shot victory in the MasterCard Japan Championship        ...
2019-06-10, 10:26

Women’s World Cup Victory Parade: As It Happened The U.S. women’s soccer team is being celebrated with a ticker-tape parade. Follow the route through the Canyon of Heroes, and stay tuned for updates along the way....
2019-07-10, 18:13

| 'Being Serena, it's a lot to carry': Williams struggles to 800th victory Serena Williams admitted the 'mother, champion, queen, goddess' logo which adorned her Roland Garros outfit was "a lot to carry, but so is being Serena"....
2019-05-28, 12:52

| Carapaz on brink of Giro victory as tempers fray Richard Carapaz of Movistar closed on overall victory by holding the Giro d'Italia leader's pink jersey after the 20th and penultimate stage won by Pello Bilbao....
2019-06-01, 20:39

Johnson plots first days as PM after leadership contest victory Boris Johnson is preparing to take over as prime minister and begin assembling his new cabinet, after being named the new Conservative Party leader earlier today....
2019-07-23, 22:26

Narendra Modi's victory worries Indian Muslims Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reelection has alarmed many Indian Muslims, who believe that their political interests will continue to be undermined by the Hindu nationalist politician. Faisal Fareed reports....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Watch Astana clinch victory in Vuelta opening TTT "Colombia\u0027s Miguel Angel Lopez leads home the winning Astana team in Torreviejo to secure the first red jersey of the 2019 Vuelta. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
2019-08-24, 23:13

Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory that provided the Orioles with a split of the two-game interleague series       ...
2019-07-18, 09:26

A Victory for Fathers in JPMorgan Parental Leave Case As more employers offer paid time off after childbirth, a class-action suit has yielded a settlement in which JPMorgan has pledged equal treatment for men and women....
2019-05-30, 19:52

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
2019-07-19, 08:26

Bhutanese King Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi was called by his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering and King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections....
2019-05-24, 12:52

Opinion: Political craftsman Macron scores victory at the G7 Emmanuel Macron proved himself to be a master of diplomacy at this year's G7 by outmaneuvering the US President on Iran. In doing so, he's also taken over as Europe's foreign policy leader, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-08-26, 10:52

IAAF hails Semenya decision as victory for 'parity' The governing body of world athletics has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of their world championships as a victory for "parity and clarity"....
2019-08-01, 11:01

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
2019-05-24, 05:26

Trout, Pujols power Angels to 9-2 victory over Mariners Mike Trout hit a two-run home run, Albert Pujols had four RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels followed up a no-hitter with a 9-2 win over the Seattle Mariners       ...
2019-07-14, 17:39

| Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has claimed victory for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, but appeared to fail to secure a "super majority" in the chamber in support of his dream to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
2019-07-22, 10:52

Sheikh Hasina Phones PM Modi, Congratulates Him On Big Victory Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday telephoned her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his victory in the general elections during which the two leaders pledged to......
2019-05-24, 05:26

Shashi Tharoor Registers Hatrick Victory From Thiruvananthapuram Former Union Minister and Congress sitting lawmaker Shashi Tharoor won the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, which witnessed a tight contest between the ruling LDF, Opposition UDF and the BJP....
2019-05-24, 05:26

Puig, Clevinger lead Indians to 7-3 victory over Angels Yasiel Puig drove in his first two runs since being acquired since being acquired in a blockbuster trade and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Friday night. Indians starter Mike Clevinger won his fifth straight decision       ...
2019-08-03, 05:52

Hughie Fury pummels his way to victory in an aggressive display The outgunned Chris Norrad unsurprisingly proves no match for Hughie Fury in Manchester The post Hughie Fury pummels his way to victory in an aggressive display appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-26, 08:00

Yankees sweep away Royals for seventh straight victory KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees have spent the past week playing the two worst teams in the American League — and they’ve taken advantage of the favor the schedule-makers gave them. On Saturday, they swept a split doubleheader against the Royals, winning the first game 7-3 and the nightcap 6-5 at Kau...
2019-05-26, 12:00

Pakistan’s PM calls Indian counterpart on election victory ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two c...
2019-05-26, 15:39

'Wonderful!' - Watch Trentin coast to victory on Stage 17 "Italy’s Matteo Trentin cruises to victory in a sweltering Stage 17 of the Tour de France at Gap. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Player"...
2019-07-24, 18:13

Election Results 2019: KCR Congratulates PM Modi On NDA victory Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the landslide electoral victory....
2019-05-23, 12:39

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step down, the gestures reflected how badly they were defeated....
2019-05-26, 18:52

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote share of the BJP in the state stood at close to 40......
2019-05-27, 19:39

Evans sets up Nadal clash with victory over De Minaur "Great Britain’s Dan Evans will face 18-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the second round of the Rogers Cup after beating Alex De Minaur 6-4, 7-6(8-6)."...
2019-08-06, 22:13

Dadashev injury overshadows latest Lopez victory An injury to Maxim Dadashev served to put Teofimo Lopez's 12-round win against awkward Masayoshi Nakatani in perspective, writes Jack Hirsch The post Dadashev injury overshadows latest Lopez victory appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22, 17:13

| Laporte injury casts cloud over City victory Pep Guardiola's satisfaction at a comfortable victory over Brighton was tempered by a worrying knee injury suffered by French defender Aymeric Laporte....
2019-08-31, 20:13

Gilbert holds off chasers to take impressive victory in Bilbao "Belgian veteran Philippe Gilbert broke Basque hearts by rolling back the years to win in Bilbao ahead of local rider Alex Aranburu and Spaniard Fernando Barcelo after a thrilling conclusion to Stage 12 of La Vuelta."...
2019-09-05, 23:26

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Celtic complete domestic treble with Scottish Cup victory "Scottish champions Celtic fought back from a goal down to beat Heart of Midlothian 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final to clinch an unprecedented \u0027treble-treble\u0027 at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Saturday."...
2019-05-25, 19:52

Garcia leads top-seeded UCLA to 5-2 victory over Omaha LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Garcia went 8 1/3 innings to lead national top seed UCLA to a 5-2 victory over Omaha on Friday night in a first-round game at the NCAA Tournament’s Los Angeles Regional. The junior right-hander — who earned Pac-12 pitcher of the year honors — allowed two runs (one earne...
2019-06-01, 07:39

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion bans. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America said the Wednesday rally was to celebrate the passage of the Alabama law and to thank lawmakers....
2019-05-22, 22:13

Walker, Tatum pace Team USA in FIBA victory Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum got things going early for Team USA en route to an 88-67 win over the Czech Republic in the FIBA World Cup opener for both clubs....
2019-09-01, 17:26

"Many Congratulations To PM For Massive Victory," Tweets Sushma Swaraj With leads showing the BJP crossing the halfway mark on its own steam and a sweep by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, leaders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party......
2019-05-23, 10:39

Hungary F3: Armstrong survives first lap contact to clinch victory Ferrari Formula 1 junior Marcus Armstrong gave Prema Racing victory in race two of the FIA Formula 3 weekend in Hungary, becoming the seventh different winner in 10 races...
2019-08-04, 12:39

Japan's Abe Claims Victory In Upper House Election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed victory Sunday for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, vowing to keep alive plans to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
2019-07-21, 20:26

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester returned to form, allowing one run in seven innings, and the Chicago Cubs’ offense came alive in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Coming off three straight losses at St. Louis in which they scored six total runs, the Cubs broke loose with a five-r...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Buehler dominates Padres again in Dodgers' 9-0 victory Walker Buehler dominated the San Diego Padres again, striking out 11 and allowing only four hits in six innings, and Joc Pederson homered to lead the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-0 victory       ...
2019-08-28, 18:00

Sagan sprints to victory in Tour de France Stage 5 Peter Sagan of Slovakia won the fifth stage of the Tour de France as Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the race leader's yellow jersey       ...
2019-07-10, 19:26

Artem Markelov: Monaco victory on Formula 2 return possible Formula 2 returnee Artem Markelov says he was thinking about competing in Monaco all year, and that he can take victory in the principality with MP Motorsport...
2019-05-22, 11:39

Fiers solid, O’s defense falters in Athletics’ 3-2 victory OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore’s shoddy defense to beat the Orioles 3-2 Monday night. Fiers (7-3) allowed two unearned runs over 6 2/3 innings, getting into the seventh for the seventh time ...
2019-06-18, 12:13

Kristoffersson claims first WTCR victory in Nurburgring race two Double World Rallycross champion Johan Kristoffersson resisted a challenge for the lead on lap one to claim his first World Touring Car Cup victory in the second Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
2019-06-22, 19:13

Thompson scorches to 100 meters victory at Jamaica trials Olympic champion Elaine Thompson edged Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a photo finish to win the 100m title at the Jamaican trials on Friday and book her spot at this year's world championships in Doha....
2019-06-22, 13:39

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez’s two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. Minnesota then broke it open with four in the seve...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Dodgers hold off Giants' rally in 9th for 9-8 victory Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8       ...
2019-06-21, 10:39

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping pantomime and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night...
2019-07-03, 03:13

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England. Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night       ...
2019-07-03, 04:26

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top Democrats are saying privately they’re confident that they are close enough to the 218 votes needed ...
2019-06-20, 15:13

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

USWNT World Cup victory is ultimate validation for equality Former USWNT star Kristine Lilly was in Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup Final, where the United States emerged as back-to-back champions after a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. Lilly accurately predicted the 2-0 outcome in her guest column earlier in the week. She shares her obser...
2019-07-08, 19:26

Mauritanian president’s candidate claims election victory NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — The candidate chosen by Mauritania’s outgoing president has claimed victory only hours after polls closed. Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani is a retired general who served as Mauritania’s defense minister before being chosen as the heir apparent to retiring Preside...
2019-06-23, 16:00

The Latest: Williams opens bid for 24th major with victory Serena Williams opened her bid for a 24th Grand Slam title with a straight-set victory on Centre Court at Wimbledon       ...
2019-07-02, 19:52

Vips scores first F3 victory of the season at Red Bull Ring Red Bull Formula 1 junior Juri Vips scored a first FIA Formula 3 victory of the season with a measured drive from third on the grid in Austria for Hitech Grand Prix...
2019-06-29, 12:13

After a brilliant World Cup victory, US stars return to their day jobs It’s been a non-stop party since Megan Rapinoe and Co won the World Cup. But now the task is to see if they can grow the domestic leagueIt’s been a non-stop party for the US women’s national team since they won the World Cup on Sunday. The champagne started flowing in the locker room immediately aft...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Redding returns to top of standings with victory in dramatic Race 2 "Danny Buchan took his first ever BritishScott Redding took victory in an eventful Race 2 on Sunday at Knockhill to move back to the top of the standings. Superbikes win in a damp Race 1 at Knockhill."...
2019-06-30, 18:26

Whitehats use DoS attack to score key victory against ransomware crooks Enlarge / A diagram showing how a DoS shut down an ongoing ransomware campaign. (credit: Intezer) Whitehats used a novel denial-of-service hack to score a key victory against ransomware criminals. Unfortunately, the blackhats have struck back by updating their infrastructure, leaving the fight wit...
2019-07-11, 02:39

Marlins snap Phillies’ 4-game win streak with 6-2 victory MIAMI (AP) — Brian Anderson drove in three runs with a double and his 11th homer, and the Miami Marlins snapped the Philadelphia Phillies’ four-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory Friday. Last-place Miami beat Philadelphia for the fourth time in a row, including a three-game sweep last week...
2019-06-29, 04:52

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Madagascar continue fairytale debut at Cup of Nations with first victory "Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in their Group B match on Thursday."...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Murray and Williams waltz into third round with impressive victory "Andy Murray and Serena Williams secured their place in the third round of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon on Tuesday as they beat Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo 7-5 6-3."...
2019-07-09, 21:00

Racing lines: Why a Toyota win at Le Mans will be a hollow victory Gazoo Racing is the last factory-backed team in contention to win top honours at La Sarthe, so does it matter if it does? One big question hangs over the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend: if Toyota and Fernando Alonso succeed in winning for a second successive year, will it mean anything? After all, w...
2019-06-12, 08:26

'It's just the start': how World Cup victory affects USA's fight for equal pay The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup on Sunday a chant broke out around Stade de Lyon: “Equal pay! Equal pay!”It may have taken the playe...
2019-07-09, 14:00

What is football's biggest David v Goliath victory? | The Knowledge Plus: golden oldie top scorers, Zs in names and a Derby County curiosity. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Curaçao beat India 3-1 in the King’s Cup last week,” notes Bas van Eldonk. “Curaçao has a population of 162,000 v India’s 1.367 billion, which means there is one person in Curaçao for every 8,...
2019-06-12, 14:26

Silverstone F3: Leo Pulcini ends difficult streak with victory Pre-season title favourite Leo Pulcini delivered a first win of the season and ended a dire run to give Hitech Grand Prix an FIA Formula 3 Championship double....
2019-07-14, 15:26

WRC Finland: Tanak increases championship lead with victory Toyota's Ott Tanak increased his lead at the top of the World Rally Championship to 18 points over Sebastien Ogier after taking a second successive victory on Rally Finland...
2019-08-04, 14:26

Denver’s Hancock claims victory in mayoral runoff DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock claimed victory in his bid for a third term in a runoff election Tuesday, crediting his challenger, Jamie Giellis, for running a spirited campaign that forced a feisty debate over the impacts of rapid urban development and focused attention on the city̵...
2019-06-05, 07:13

Mexico could beat U.S. in trade war, but would be a 'pyrrhic' victory: president Mexico could win a trade war with the United States but it is a war Mexico doesn't want because it would take too heavy a toll, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot six minutes into the second half. Yeo Min-ji conve...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade Leaves 2 Injured The Toronto Police said two people had suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries at the shooting, which took place not far from a celebration event that included Canada’s prime minister....
2019-06-17, 23:52

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to the exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
2019-07-07, 20:00

Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
2019-07-17, 17:26

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in a council. But will they? And can they without more violence?...
2019-07-06, 20:26

Investors Notch Victory Over Fannie, Freddie Profits Investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac notched a win in their yearslong challenge to the U.S. sweep of nearly all of the mortgage-finance giants’ profits....
2019-09-08, 00:00

Djokovic: Wimbledon victory was 'mentally the most demanding' of my career Novak Djokovic has described his Wimbledon victory over Roger Federer as the biggest mental challenge of his career after he saved two championship points to lift his fifth title at the grand slam tournament....
2019-07-15, 22:39

Labour victory in Peterborough rattles Tory nerves Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
2019-06-07, 15:26

WRC Rally Italy: Ott Tanak on brink of third straight victory Toyota driver Ott Tanak is two stages away from a third consecutive World Rally Championship event victory as he leads Rally Italy by 28.7 seconds over Dani Sordo...
2019-06-16, 15:39

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
2019-06-18, 19:13

| Djokovic reflects on 'unreal' Wimbledon final victory Novak Djokovic said it was "unreal" to be holding the Wimbledon trophy for a fifth time having saved two match points against Roger Federer in Sunday's final....
2019-07-14, 22:39