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Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office

Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office. ...

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office

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Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
13:17 2019-05-29

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $...
05:51 2019-07-15

Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

‘Stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ urges Guterres, after mosque shootings in New Zealand leave 49 dead The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the international community to ‘stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ following a mass shooting in New Zealand on Friday targeting two mosques, w...
16:17 2019-05-21

NZ judge allows images of man charged in mosque shootings WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge has ruled that media outlets can now show the face of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Previously, the courts ruled ...
11:17 2019-06-06

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
19:34 2019-06-03

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
14:32 2019-05-21

‘Egg boy’ donates $90,000 to New Zealand mosque attack victims Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as "Egg Boy" for assaulting right-wing federal Sen. Fraser Anning, who had drawn scorn for saying Muslim immigration was to blame for the March massacre...
21:17 2019-05-29

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21 months WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier...
07:00 2019-06-18

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty The man accused of killing 51 people in the deadliest terror attacks in New Zealand’s history, sparking a ban on semiautomatic and assault weapons, has pleaded not guilty....
10:00 2019-06-14

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges before a judge who set his trial for next year...
05:17 2019-06-14

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
10:51 2019-07-13

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
04:01 2019-06-14

Accused New Zealand Mosque Shooter Charged With Terrorism (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant,...
02:34 2019-05-22

Teen arrested in deadly shootings at Kentucky party WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky teenager on charges of killing two people and wounding a third during a party. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the 17-year-old was arre...
04:00 2019-06-07

New Zealand launches post-mosque attack gun buyback scheme The government hopes the gun buyback scheme will rid society of the rapid-fire type used in the white supremacist attack on two Christchurch mosques. A firearms spokeswoman says owners feel "ripped of...
12:51 2019-06-20

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a j...
08:51 2019-06-14

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque suspect with terrorism The Australian man accused of shooting 51 people dead in attacks at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with engaging in a terrorist act, police said Tuesday....
17:17 2019-05-21

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
20:00 2019-06-18

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison...
14:51 2019-05-21

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automat...
13:51 2019-07-14

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Terror Charges The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty to multiple murder and terrorism charges Friday and was committed to stand trial next year....
04:51 2019-06-14

Philip Arps, man who shared video of New Zealand mosque attack, jailed for 21 months A New Zealand man who shared a livestream of video footage taken of the shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques will spend nearly two years in jail, a court ruled Tuesday....
14:34 2019-06-18

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in 2018 and the Fort...
02:34 2019-07-02

Australian police 'baffled' by Belgian teen's disappearance An 18-year-old Belgian backpacker has gone missing from the coastal holiday town of Byron Bay in Australia. Police said his disappearance is "out of character" and homicide has not been ruled out....
09:00 2019-06-17

Analyst says Australian teen was Islamic State propagandist A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face te...
17:51 2019-06-19

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in connection to a 2017 article published by the Aust...
21:34 2019-06-05

JT Lewis, teen brother of Sandy Hook victim, running for office The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim in Connecticut is running for a seat on the state Senate. JT Lewis said he was inspired to seek elective office by his 6-year-old brother...
16:00 2019-07-17

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the...
07:51 2019-06-09

| Fraser-Pryce, Thompson advance to Jamaican track semis Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson easily qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the Jamaica National Championships....
10:34 2019-06-21

Fraser-Pryce, Thompson make easy progress at trials Three-times world champion Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce and training partner Elaine Thompson eased into the semi-finals of the 100 meters at the Jamaican trials for this year's world championships with ne...
18:17 2019-06-21

Tommy Robinson 'egged on vigilantes with live-stream outside court' Far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson was encouraging "vigilante action" when he live-streamed confrontations with defendants outside court during a child sex ring trial, the Old Bailey was told today....
15:17 2019-07-04

Sports Direct delays results as House of Fraser deal backfires British retailer Sports Direct has delayed publishing its annual results, warning problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increased scrutiny of its accounts could affect the f...
22:34 2019-07-15

Athletics: Unstoppable Fraser-Pryce blazes to 100m glory in London Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a superb display to outclass local favorite Dina Asher-Smith and Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou as she won the women's 100 meters in 10.78 seconds at the London Diam...
21:00 2019-07-21

What happens if Austria's chancellor is voted out? Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vote, that doesn't necessarily spell the end of his po...
20:17 2019-05-21

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final ...
14:51 2019-06-07

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small to...
20:17 2019-06-14

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at f...
09:00 2019-07-17

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. — Democrats muscled the resolution throu...
21:34 2019-07-17

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
09:34 2019-05-27

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
17:51 2019-07-17

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
20:17 2019-07-16

Here are the 137 Democrats who voted to kill an impeachment resolution against Trump One hundred and thirty seven House Democrats on Wednesday voted to kill an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump in a vote that exposed party divisions on the issue in the House....
13:00 2019-07-18

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of ab...
03:51 2019-06-08

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
16:51 2019-05-23

Daily Mail Dipshit Tries to Own Teen Only for Teen To, Like, Totally Own His Ass Talking—it’s hard! I’ve never done it, but being a 17-year-old girl talking to a pasty 48-year-old white guy snorting to himself and shoving his recorder in your face sounds like an even more difficul...
15:17 2019-05-21

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal ele...
21:34 2019-06-03

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for Lib Dems in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alistair Campbell was booted from party after he too voted for the Liberal Democrats...
11:51 2019-05-30

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
05:17 2019-07-17

AOC attack group targets top Dem -- who voted with her 96% of the time but criticized Omar A far-left group backed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is supporting a political newcomer to unseat a 30-year Democratic New York congressman who called out Rep. Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitism....
13:00 2019-06-19

Dalai Lama shares his views on Brexit, saying UK should have voted Remain Dalai Lama said: "I'm an outsider but it is better to remain," in an interview with the BBC He also took a swipe at Trump, saying he "lacks moral principle" and that the mantra 'America First' is "wro...
18:34 2019-06-27

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after decades of campaigning. On Tuesday, U.K. Members of ...
23:51 2019-07-09

Four indicted in drive-by shootings in Tucson TUCSON – Four men from Tucson accused of being involved in several gang-related, drive-by shootings were indicted, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday afternoon. According to officia...
03:34 2019-06-08

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.        ...
07:51 2019-07-12

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted again...
10:34 2019-07-08

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE's planned demutualization. In a special meeting o...
10:51 2019-05-23

Advisory board: Don’t name officers involved in shootings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A public advisory board in Wichita, Kansas, is now recommending that officers involved in shootings should not be named, citing worries about possible death threats to the familie...
16:00 2019-05-29

‘I Will Not Say His Name’: Police Try to End Notoriety of Gunmen in Mass Shootings They have called him “that 13th person,” “the suspect” and “the perpetrator.” Why Virginia Beach officials have maintained near silence about a gunman’s identity....
05:51 2019-06-04

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search e...
10:51 2019-07-02

1 dead, several injured in separate shootings over 5 hours A man was shot dead in the Bronx, and four people were injured in Brooklyn when a gunman opened fire early Friday morning — among six shootings in a bloody five-hour span in the Big Apple overnight, p...
17:51 2019-07-05

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (all times local): 3:22 p.m. A man charged with fata...
21:34 2019-06-07

Shootings, stabbings mark bloody night in Big Apple The weekend got off to an especially bloody start with three people killed and more than a dozen others either shot or stabbed throughout the Big Apple, police said. In all, nine people were shot Frid...
05:34 2019-06-09

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
22:17 2019-06-03

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head...
23:00 2019-05-28

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on...
01:51 2019-06-14

Cops link two shootings in Long Island village Police are investigating two shootings in a Long Island village in which a person was injured and a car was found riddled with bullet holes. The two Amityville shootings — one Oldfield Avenue and Orch...
05:00 2019-06-05

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesd...
21:00 2019-05-23

Pair of triple shootings in Brooklyn leave six injured Six people were injured – one critically – in two separate Brooklyn shootings just hours apart on Monday night, police said. Three men were struck in the first shooting at about 6:50 p.m. at a cookout...
05:51 2019-05-28

Officer claims retaliation for urging warnings on shootings LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lieutenant with the nation’s largest sheriff’s department claims his supervisors retaliated against him for trying to warn the public before a killing in a popular sta...
03:34 2019-06-11

The Latest: Suspect in East Texas shootings shoots himself CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the search for a man suspected of shooting shot four people in East Texas (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting four people in ...
23:51 2019-05-29

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in opposing the administration’s suspicious...
21:34 2019-06-20

Lexington Police Charge Teenagers In Connection With Recent Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Lexington Police Department has charged two teenagers in connection with a pair of recent shootings in the same neighborhood in Lexington. Police say 19-year-old J&...
23:51 2019-05-26

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police....
01:51 2019-06-04

Police Continue To Investigate Pair Of Morning Nightclub Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A pair of shootings at two Lexington bars kept police busy Sunday morning and left three people injured. The first shooting happened just outside of two keys near uk...
04:51 2019-06-24

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woma...
18:34 2019-05-29

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings Active shooter training for educators is becoming more common nationwide, and Utah is one of several states that generally allow permit holders to carry guns in public schools....
22:51 2019-07-05

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
10:34 2019-05-29

| Crusaders to keep name, despite backlash after NZ mosque attacks New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks in Christchurch....
17:00 2019-06-08

Washington shootings leave 5 dead, 4 in custody after crime spree on Yakama Reservation Authorities in Washington state are searching for a man considered to be "extremely dangerous" after shootings at multiple locations on the Yakama Reservation left five dead and several arrested....
16:51 2019-06-10

The Latest: Probation for woman who took items from mosque PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a woman who made derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took items from an Arizona mosque (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A woman who made d...
20:51 2019-06-04

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
15:00 2019-07-18

Greece: Athens mosque likely to open in September Greece's education and religion minister says the country's first state-sponsored mosque is likely to begin operating in September, about three years after its construction was approved by parliament....
16:51 2019-06-07

Sentencing set for woman who took items from Arizona mosque PHOENIX (AP) — A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took pamphlets and other items from an Arizona mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on an a...
08:34 2019-06-04

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
05:51 2019-06-08

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks...
23:51 2019-07-13

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
02:34 2019-05-31

| Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks in March smiled as his lawyers entered not guilty pleas to multiple murder and terrorism charges....
12:17 2019-06-14

Crook swipes donation box with $2,200 in cash from Bronx mosque A heartless crook swiped an entire donation box — holding thousands of dollars in cash — from a Bronx mosque during Ramadan, cops said Tuesday. The thief entered the Masjid Nur Al Islam Mo...
05:00 2019-06-05

Marshal, officers kill fugitive outside Florida mosque FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. marshal’s task force fatally shot a fugitive wanted for attempted murder outside a Florida mosque. The marshal for South Florida, Gadyaces Serralta, told repo...
20:51 2019-05-24

India To Help In Conservation Of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi India will contribute to the conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque, a unique place of worship made of coral stones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced....
14:34 2019-06-09

| Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France A gunman has opened fire outside a mosque in northwestern France, wounding the local imam and another person, before fleeing the scene and later being found dead, officials say....
22:34 2019-06-27

New Zealanders turn over guns after Christchurch mosque killings The first of more than 250 planned gun collections across New Zealand has been held in Christchurch. The buyback scheme was introduced after March mosque attacks in which 51 Muslim worshippers were ki...
10:00 2019-07-13

Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the co...
19:17 2019-05-21

The Great Mosque of Touba: Spiritual Home of the Mouride Brotherhood Islam has a long and impressive history in Africa. The nation of Senegal, for example, has been decisively influenced by Islam and it is the location of one of the greatest mosques in the entire conti...
03:17 2019-05-29

Pakistan official: Bomb at Quetta mosque kills one, wounds 15 QUETTA, Pakistan — A bomb exploded at a mosque on Friday in the Pakistani city of Quetta, the capital of restive Baluchistan province, killing the prayer leader and wounding 15 worshippers, three of t...
12:51 2019-05-24

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
16:17 2019-05-24

Archaeologists find mosque from when Islam arrived in holy land Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world's oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday....
16:51 2019-07-18

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
08:17 2019-06-13

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at least five people. Th...
21:51 2019-06-08

Islamic State claims bombing in Shiite mosque that killed 2 An Islamic State group affiliate has claimed responsibility for a bombing in a Shiite mosque in central Afghanistan’s Ghazni province that killed two people and injured 20 others...
15:34 2019-07-06

Christchurch neo-Nazi jailed for sharing mosque murder video The owner of a "Nazi-themed" insulation company in Christchurch, New Zealand has been jailed for distributing the video of a deadly shooting spree at two mosques. He reportedly said the video was "awe...
06:00 2019-06-18

Europe's oldest mosque may be buried underground in this Visigothic city Archaeologists have detected long-hidden features of a Visigothic city in Spain, including unexplored parts of a palace and a building that may be one of the oldest mosques in Europe....
21:01 2019-06-21

Shooting at French mosque injures famous imam in Brest A well-known and controversial imam and one other person were wounded in the attack on the Sunna mosque in Brest on the French Atlantic Coast. The gunman was later found dead....
11:51 2019-06-28

A Man Who Shared Video of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting Has Been Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earl...
05:34 2019-06-18

Christchurch mosque killer’s theories seeping into mainstream, report warns Call to tackle extreme white nationalist ideas propagating hatred and violence gaining traction on social mediaThe extreme rightwing ideology that inspired the Christchurch mosque killer has been prom...
14:17 2019-07-07

No evidence of hate crime, terror in mosque arson: police chief Investigators in Connecticut have not found evidence that a fire at a mosque was a hate crime or an act of terrorism, New Haven’s top cop said. Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said Wednesday that “every as...
19:17 2019-05-23

'Egg Boy' donates $70G to Christchurch mosque massacre victims after stunt went viral and landed him in trouble The Australian teenager who famously cracked an egg on a far-right politician after his remarks on the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre has donated nearly $70,000 to victims of the horrific mosque s...
17:34 2019-05-29

Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison For Sharing Video of Mosque Massacre and Calling it 'Awesome' Philip Arps was sentenced in a New Zealand court today for sharing video of the Christchurch massacre, a terrorist attack on two mosques that killed 51 people on March 15. Arps, who has compared himse...
14:17 2019-06-18

Australia’s ‘Egg Boy,’ Who Assaulted a Senator, Is Giving Legal Defense Funds to Mosque Shooting Victims Teenage protester Will Connolly, dubbed “egg boy” after video of him smashing an egg on the head of an Australian senator went viral, announced Tuesday that he was donating the $70,000 rai...
15:51 2019-05-29

Larry Wilmore Welcomes Mosque Shooter's Favorite Twitter User To His Ringer Podcast What is there to gain from having Ben Shapiro on your platform of choice? Is it the possibility that he shares his appearance with his audience, and hopefully some of that traffic drips down to you? I...
02:34 2019-06-14

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work tog...
15:51 2019-05-21

Workplace mass shootings: they're rare, they're puzzling, and they resonate with Americans While such shootings are relatively few and far between, they strike close to home with every member of the American workforce.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

A Police Chief Was ‘Concerned’ About How His Department Handled Police Shootings, So He Kept It a Secret A Kansas police chief said that he was so concerned that his department was “contaminating” police shooting probes that he took several steps to address the issue, including continuing to employ alleg...
20:17 2019-07-15

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shootings....
16:17 2019-06-19

'The nation is watching': Virginia governor orders special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
01:51 2019-05-29

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt ...
00:00 2019-05-23

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
06:51 2019-05-25

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by dev...
20:34 2019-05-28

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events....
17:17 2019-06-23

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining......
17:00 2019-07-11

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan...
23:51 2019-05-29

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
15:51 2019-06-10

"Will Meet Speaker At 4 pm," Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker The rebel Karnataka lawmakers, who are staying at a Mumbai hotel, said they would meet the state assembly speaker on Thursday, as directed by the Supreme Court, but would not withdraw their......
17:00 2019-07-11

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a.....
10:34 2019-06-03

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy...
13:00 2019-05-22

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
09:17 2019-05-27

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to ...
03:51 2019-06-14

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
13:51 2019-07-12

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants....
07:00 2019-05-22

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region&#...
16:17 2019-05-27

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarde...
16:51 2019-05-23

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
07:51 2019-07-20

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the country last year to avoid serving a two-year jail sente...
17:51 2019-06-11

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top pr...
08:51 2019-07-14

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the allegations publicly. Lee issued the statement Thursd...
23:51 2019-05-23

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
19:51 2019-06-18

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally atta...
08:34 2019-07-20

Republican lawmaker blocks U.S. disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House ...
23:34 2019-05-30

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted ...
19:34 2019-05-23

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman...
15:34 2019-05-30

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release....
13:17 2019-07-04

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
01:51 2019-06-04

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
19:34 2019-07-11

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers....
07:17 2019-06-01

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to interrupt a speech by the nation’s Treasury ...
11:34 2019-06-21

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it till his police station's limits....
21:00 2019-06-11

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved....
00:17 2019-07-10

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious".....
07:17 2019-05-28

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public sector job to her daughter....
22:17 2019-06-07

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time is divisiv...
20:34 2019-06-07

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
15:17 2019-07-19

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
16:00 2019-07-17

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly forcing a tribal engineer do sit-ups....
03:17 2019-07-02

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
17:34 2019-07-12

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap.....
01:00 2019-06-08

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on...
02:34 2019-06-15

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities...
19:34 2019-07-06

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name....
22:51 2019-06-19

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker Seven-time BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar will administer the oath of office to the newly elected Lok Sabha....
12:00 2019-06-11

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
21:17 2019-05-24

Odisha Lawmaker, Who Allegedly Forced Engineer To Do Sit-Ups, Gets Bail Ruling Biju Janata Dal's Patnagarh MLA Saroj Kumar Meher was on Saturday granted conditional bail in an alleged case of harassment of a tribal junior....
14:17 2019-07-06

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old proposal, as the embattled PM seeks a fourth attempt t...
05:17 2019-05-23

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police...
21:17 2019-05-22

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
06:51 2019-05-25

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
00:51 2019-05-30

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
01:51 2019-06-19

Three-Term Rajasthan Lawmaker Om Birla To Be New Lok Sabha Speaker Born November 23, 1962, in Kota, Rajasthan, Om Birla is a graduate of the Government Commerce College and the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University...
10:34 2019-06-18

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
00:51 2019-05-30

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the.....
01:00 2019-06-29

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked by district authorities today....
16:34 2019-07-13

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:34 2019-06-18

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the...
20:34 2019-07-18

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
22:34 2019-07-02

The Latest: Lawmaker: Politics behind push for guilty plea SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter says political reasons prompted the Department of ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue...
20:51 2019-06-04

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
06:51 2019-05-28

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
00:34 2019-05-31

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
14:00 2019-06-10

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles and grabbing riot shields fro...
03:51 2019-06-21

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland w...
00:34 2019-05-22

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie D...
00:51 2019-05-22

Justin Amash is the GOP’s unicorn: A lawmaker who stands up to Trump — and actually sticks by it Despite getting attacked relentlessly for his impeachment comments and a new poll showing him trailing a little-known primary challenger, Amash isn't backing down. That's basically unprecedented....
00:51 2019-06-14

Hong Kong lawmaker gets suspended sentence over 'Occupy' charges Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement....
09:17 2019-06-10

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee R...
06:17 2019-05-22

Florida lawmaker denounced for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker is being criticized by his own party for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death. Rep. Mike Hill had an exchange with consti...
21:34 2019-06-03

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Auro...
01:00 2019-06-12

Ohio lawmaker pushes bill to require schools to name a valedictorian An Ohio lawmaker introduced a bill on Monday that would require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to abolish singling out top grade earners in graduatin...
23:00 2019-06-11

Maoist Wanted In Killings Of BJP Lawmaker, 4 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh A Maoist, allegedly involved in the killings of BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four policemen in April, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday,......
13:51 2019-07-12

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
14:17 2019-07-06

Russian lawmaker says Poland could be targeted if Russia is attacked: Interfax Russian lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov said on Thursday that Washington's plans to deploy spy drones and send troops to Poland are a concern to Moscow, and that Poland could be hit with a retaliatory str...
11:17 2019-06-13

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republi...
20:00 2019-07-17

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
01:00 2019-07-09

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a po...
04:00 2019-06-20

Report: Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife because she undressed too slowly for sex The Mississippi House speaker says Republican Rep. Doug McLeod should resign if the allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face.        ...
06:51 2019-05-22

CBI Searches Ex-Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed's Premises In UP The CBI today searched the premises of former Samajwadi Party lawmaker Ateeq Ahmed and others in Allahabad and Lucknow in a case related to the kidnapping and assault of a businessman, officials here....
16:00 2019-07-17

Viral Video Edited, Intrusion Into My Privacy: Suspended BJP Lawmaker After a video purportedly showing him dancing to a Bollywood number with guns in hand went viral, suspended BJP lawmaker Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Wednesday claimed that the clip was edited and....
04:34 2019-07-11

Lawmaker Defends Bihar Minister Who Asked "How Many Wickets?" During Meet Bihar lawmaker Dinesh Chandra Yadav today defended colleague and state health minister Mangal Pandey for asking reporters the cricket score during a press conference held yesterday to discuss the......
13:34 2019-06-18

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
14:51 2019-06-06

Actor Sunny Deol New Role As Lawmaker, After BJP Scores Landslide Win Bollywood actor Sunny Deol today became the latest member of his family to be elected to the parliament on a BJP ticket. His father Dharmendra and step-mother Hema Malini -- both actors -- have been.....
22:00 2019-05-23

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
11:17 2019-06-30

Georgia lawmaker Erica Thomas claims man verbally assaulted her Rep. Erica Thomas, who has represented parts of Georgia since 2015, described the incident on Friday in which she said she "feared for her life."        ...
21:51 2019-07-21

Lawmaker Lee Zeldin pushes back on Omar's 'bigotry' charge: 'We have to be better than this' Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., suggested his new congressional black-Jewish caucus could rise above the type of "personal attack" lodged by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday when she accused him of "big...
00:17 2019-06-07

Top Dem lawmaker downplays Trump's impeachment, suggest media is pushing for it Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-MD, downplayed the push for President Trump's impeachment on Tuesday and suggested it's the media that's actually fanning the flames....
07:17 2019-06-05

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglec...
19:51 2019-06-05

The Latest: Woman’s dead body found outside lawmaker’s home POCAHONTAS, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into human remains found outside the home of a former Arkansas lawmaker (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Authorities say human remains found outside...
20:17 2019-06-05

Dem lawmaker rips AOC for playing ‘race card’ in spat with Pelosi Rep. William Lacy Clay, a Democrat from Missouri, slammed freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday, saying she unfairly played “the race card” in a spat with House Speaker Nancy ...
06:00 2019-07-12

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter...
16:00 2019-07-17

On Video, BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Alleges Threat To Life Over Marriage Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Rajesh Misra, has posted a video on social media claiming she is in danger from her father after she married a man of another caste against his....
07:34 2019-07-11

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Mo...
00:51 2019-07-02

CBI Arrests Former Samajwadi Party Lawmaker Atiq Ahmed's Brother-In-Law Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused in connection with the ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged kidnapping and assault of a businessman from Lucknow....
09:17 2019-07-19

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD.....
21:34 2019-07-10

Bihar Lawmaker Admits To "Small Mistakes" In Fight Against Encephalitis Encephalitis has claimed the lives of 126 children in Bihar until now, a majority from the Muzaffarpur area, and public anger against the administration is palpable. On his first visit to the city......
14:17 2019-06-18

Florida lawmaker apologizes for response to kill gays remark TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican Florida lawmaker criticized for his response to a suggestion that gay people be put to death says he regrets how his tone was received. When state Rep. Mike Hill ...
05:01 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
00:00 2019-06-19

In A Unique Protest, Trinamool Lawmaker Plays Football Outside Parliament Trinamool Congress lawmaker Prasun Banerjee on Thursday played football, along with former international footballer Gautam Sarkar, inside parliament premises to promote the sport. He said he carried.....
17:00 2019-07-11

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
07:17 2019-07-12

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about wha...
04:51 2019-06-19

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that...
21:34 2019-07-11

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
09:34 2019-05-29

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over a decade...
03:34 2019-07-04

Samsung under fire for its Australian advertising Samsung is being sued by an Australian consumer watchdog over misleading claims in its advertising. The ads showed people swimming in pools and surfing in the ocean with their Galaxy phones, leading c...
02:17 2019-07-05

"I'll Rise": US Lawmaker's Reply To "Send Her Back" Chants At Trump Rally Despite a volley of attacks from the White House, death threats and a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump chanting that she return to Somalia, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has......
19:51 2019-07-19

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bill....
16:34 2019-07-19

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
00:51 2019-06-03

Top lawmaker signals support to classify all illicit fentanyl copycats like heroin A top U.S. Senator signaled some support on Tuesday for legislation permanently placing illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl into the same legal class as heroin to boost...
23:17 2019-06-04

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
16:17 2019-07-17

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party hopes for first UK lawmaker in Peterborough vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party could win its first seat in Westminster when the eastern English city of Peterborough goes to the polls on Thursday to elect a new member of parliament....
01:34 2019-06-06

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State...
05:51 2019-06-15

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
17:34 2019-06-14

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
14:51 2019-06-12

UK's Johnson will resist calls for Brexit delay, lawmaker Rees-Mogg says Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means leaving the European Union without a deal,...
10:34 2019-07-19

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in...
18:34 2019-07-20

BJP Lawmaker Alerts Cops About Letter With Bomb Threat Against Amit Shah BJP lawmaker from Ganjbasoda in Madhya Pradesh, Leena Jain, Monday approached police, stating she has received a hand-written unsigned letter in which a person threatened to blow up Union Home......
03:17 2019-07-02

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
23:34 2019-06-18

British lawmaker suspended after grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
18:34 2019-06-21

‘The rats are abandoning the ship’: Lawmaker says Maduro losing Russian support Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is losing allies as a political crisis in the country remains in a “stalemate,” according to a key Republican lawmaker....
00:17 2019-06-06

Trinamool Lawmaker, Ex-Party Parliamentarian Summoned In Chit Fund Case The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday summoned six persons including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and former party MP Kunal Ghosh for questioning in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
07:34 2019-07-16

NYPD shrugs as aggressive ticket sellers accost state lawmaker A New York state assemblywoman was accosted and called a “bitch” and a “whore” by a pack of unruly “Statue of Liberty ferry” ticket salesmen — but police who witnessed the harassment ignored her pleas...
01:51 2019-07-10

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier thi...
23:51 2019-05-23

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
13:17 2019-07-19

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of mig...
01:17 2019-06-28

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmak...
13:34 2019-05-27

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit...
02:17 2019-05-29

Former World War 2 Navajo Code Talker And Lawmaker John Pinto Dies At 94 John Pinto, a Navajo code talker during World War II who went on to a long career as a Democratic state lawmaker in New Mexico, has died at age 94, his party announced....
19:51 2019-05-27

West Virginia lawmaker calls out Trump for ‘using Lord’s name in vain’ during rally A West Virginia lawmaker is upset with "distasteful comments" President Trump made during his North Carolina rally. But it had nothing to do with the "send her back" crowd chants directed at Rep. Ilha...
21:51 2019-07-19

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
18:51 2019-06-17

Pro-army party in Thailand to cement deal to keep junta leader as PM: lawmaker A pro-army in Thailand will cement a deal on Monday to gain enough parliamentary seats to keep the current military junta leader in power as an elected prime minister, a lawmaker and executive board m...
17:51 2019-05-26

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern c...
22:51 2019-07-18

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During t...
12:34 2019-05-24

4 Children Take Stolen Car On 1,000-Km Trip Across Australian Outback Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday....
18:17 2019-07-15

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultura...
09:34 2019-05-30

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
04:17 2019-06-06

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness...
04:34 2019-06-06

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announce...
09:34 2019-06-07

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago....
11:34 2019-06-04

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
14:00 2019-06-19

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an ...
22:34 2019-06-07

Australian police can now snoop on public Wi-Fi users Connecting to public Wi-Fi always carries certain risks but users who access the internet at McDonald's and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under the country&a...
21:51 2019-05-28

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized ...
06:34 2019-06-24

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming p...
10:51 2019-07-04

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:34 2019-05-28

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
21:34 2019-06-07

At least 4 dead in shooting in Australian city of Darwin MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Media reports say a gunman has killed at least four people in the Australian city of Darwin. Northern Territory Police Duty Superintendent Lee Morgan says a 45-year-old man...
14:17 2019-06-04

Has an Australian judge just broken Facebook for publishers? Landmark ruling set to change the way media companies engage with the social media giantA landmark ruling in the New South Wales supreme court has again raised concerns about defamation law in Austral...
22:17 2019-06-27

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
08:17 2019-06-21

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill. ...
06:51 2019-06-19

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
18:51 2019-06-04

How Australian Professors Reacted To IIT Entrance Exam A video that is currently going viral online shows Australian professors reacting to the JEE question paper. The Joint Entrance Examination is used to admit students into the top engineering colleges....
20:17 2019-07-09

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
04:17 2019-05-22

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous aff...
10:00 2019-05-26

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
02:34 2019-06-18

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
18:34 2019-06-08

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch,...
06:17 2019-05-23

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black-tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black-tie event....
18:34 2019-06-21

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
20:01 2019-05-21

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that ...
07:17 2019-07-13

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
22:34 2019-06-27

Former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith found shot dead in her home Former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith was found shot dead in her home, and authorities are treating her death as a homicide, according to reports. The 57-year-old Republican former senator...
17:51 2019-06-05

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
16:34 2019-07-04

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said...
07:00 2019-06-18

Trump impeachment calls will find 'no appetite in the US Senate,' top GOP lawmaker says after Amash tweets Calls for President Trump's impeachment, including most recently from a Republican congressman, will find "no appetite in the United States Senate," according to Senate Republican Conference chairman ...
01:51 2019-05-22

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
03:17 2019-06-15

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
17:51 2019-07-17

Trump's Iran intel wasn't exaggerated, Dems 'dead wrong' if they think so: top GOP lawmaker Democrats are "dead wrong" if they believe the White House overemphasized intelligence regarding potential threats from Iran, according to a top Republican senator....
01:51 2019-05-23

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but de...
04:51 2019-05-30

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President Donald Trump. Trump’s mouth is shaped like an anus....
19:34 2019-07-02

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
20:34 2019-06-14

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive ...
13:17 2019-07-05

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Br...
20:34 2019-07-04

A Trump supporter was arrested after smacking a reporter’s phone. ‘MAGA,’ a GOP lawmaker responded. State Rep. Anthony Sabatini said he comments “MAGA” on all of the Sentinel’s coverage and wanted to push back on what he considered the news outlet’s “ridiculous” coverage of the rally....
07:17 2019-06-20

John Walker Lindh’s early release is ‘absolutely outrageous’ because he is ‘a traitor,’ lawmaker says The looming early release of the Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member is “absolutely outrageous” as he “should be in prison for life,” a House lawmaker and forme...
19:51 2019-05-22

Balasore Lawmaker Pratap Chandra Sarangi Takes Oath As Minister Of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi, the newly elected BJP parliamentarian from Odisha, took oath as the Minister of State at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
21:00 2019-05-30

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last year, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the semi-offic...
16:00 2019-06-17

Gunman out on parole kills 4 in Australian city of Darwin Police say a gunman was arrested after killing four men and wounding a woman in an hour-long downtown rampage in the northern Australian city of Darwin...
16:34 2019-06-04

Australian student held a week, released by NKorea An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea arrived Thursday in Tokyo, after saying to reporters "very good" before leaving Beijing but without saying what happened. (July ...
18:00 2019-07-04

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Blo...
09:17 2019-05-27

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin...
09:51 2019-05-29

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, a fillip to an economy that is...
03:17 2019-07-04

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good' An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, arriving in Tokyo via Beijing later the same day after Swedish officials helped broker his rele...
19:34 2019-07-04

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored...
09:01 2019-05-29

'We're absolutely committed' to the budget surplus, says Australian treasurer Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a "plan" to grow the country's economy amid headwinds faced both internationally and domestically....
11:34 2019-05-22

Beyond the runway: six Australian fashion labels doing things differently Fashion’s business model is neither sustainable nor ethical in a world of depleted resources. So designers are thinking againAustralian fashion week is in full swing in Sydney. Models stomping down th...
14:51 2019-05-21

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
10:34 2019-05-22

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without sa...
12:17 2019-07-04

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
12:00 2019-06-14

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missi...
09:51 2019-07-04

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in whic...
06:17 2019-06-04

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of t...
11:17 2019-06-04

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 199...
13:51 2019-05-27

Australian police deny waging 'war on media,' but more raids are possible Australian police have defended raids on the country's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist, and said more could be coming as they continue an investigation into the alleged publication of ...
09:34 2019-06-07

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirb...
11:01 2019-05-27

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Austr...
22:51 2019-06-19

Australian Model, 25, Sentenced To Probation In Air Rage Incident An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation....
09:00 2019-07-16

Missing Australian student released by North Korea Alek Sigley, the 29-year-old Australian who went missing in North Korea last week, has been released and safely arrived in China on Thursday afternoon....
10:34 2019-07-04

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
14:00 2019-06-08

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
10:51 2019-06-16

Top Australian banks join IBM, Scentre in blockchain project Australia's top three banks said on Thursday they have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees....
04:17 2019-07-04

| Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked praise from the US president, soul searching on the left and speculation about what policies he ...
20:00 2019-05-21

North Korea: Released Australian Student Was Spying SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other mate...
03:51 2019-07-07

Australian PM Scott Morrison Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Win Australian Prime Scott Morrison called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections and sought to boost bilateral ties, according to an official......
14:51 2019-05-24

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six years....
17:51 2019-07-18

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
22:17 2019-07-06

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalis...
06:51 2019-06-12

Near-naked Australian man stops intruder by wielding didgeridoo An Australian man woken up by an intruder in his home chased the suspect off his property only in his underpants and held him at bay until police arrived armed only with a didgeridoo....
20:51 2019-06-05

Australian police link bones to French backpacker Police in Australia say DNA testing has identified the remains of missing French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux. Fears were raised after his rental car was found abandoned near a popular surf beach in Febr...
17:51 2019-07-15

North Korea says released Australian student was spying North Korea says an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged in spying by providing photos and other materials to news outlets with critical views...
15:34 2019-07-06

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him at bay until fully clothed cops arrive...
15:01 2019-06-05

Australian police search for missing Belgian backpacker Australian police are searching for an 18-year-old Belgian backpacker who has been missing in a coastal town for 11 days, saying they are seriously concerned about his welfare....
11:17 2019-06-10

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back ...
11:00 2019-05-26

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its...
07:00 2019-06-18

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
05:34 2019-07-08

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 ...
02:34 2019-06-05

Australian model sentenced for assaulting flight attendant Australian model Adau Mornyang was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight.       ...
05:17 2019-07-16

Australian police charge suspect after four killed in Darwin Australian police charged a 45-year-old man with four counts of murder on Thursday after a gunman killed four people in the northern city of Darwin this week....
11:00 2019-06-06

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May 18 election...
06:34 2019-07-01

Australian Student Is Missing in North Korea, His Family Says The family said that it had not heard in days from Alek Sigley, 29, who has offered a close look at his life inside the reclusive North on social media....
22:34 2019-06-27

New Zealand Have Gone Through Hell, And Now They're Back To Being Mediocre New Zealand are the cockroaches of women’s international soccer—they’re always around. By virtue of playing in limp-ass Oceania and therefore having the luxury to qualify for the biggest tournaments s...
03:51 2019-06-11

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.     ...
01:51 2019-06-16

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "well-being" budget....
16:34 2019-05-30

Dutch battle nerves before getting the better of New Zealand Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women's World Cup opener on Tuesday, slamming players for "strolling" through the match...
12:00 2019-06-12

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
16:51 2019-05-24

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
05:34 2019-05-24

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative P...
20:34 2019-06-10

British lawmaker grabbed protester by neck and removed her from event. He's facing an investigation Britain’s Conservative Party says Mark Field will face an investigation after he ejected a protester seeking to interrupt a speech at a gala dinner.        ...
12:51 2019-06-21

British lawmaker suspended after video shows him violently grabbing female protester by the neck A British lawmaker was suspended Friday by Prime Minister Theresa May’s office after video appeared to show him violently removing a protester from an event the previous night....
17:51 2019-06-21

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
21:51 2019-06-23

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
14:32 2019-05-21

Australian Hannah Green wins first major at LPGA Championship First Australian to win a major since 2006 Wins by one shot from Korea’s Sung Hyun Park Australian Hannah Green won the women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine, her first victory on the LPGA Tour, to be...
02:17 2019-06-24

England's Eoin Morgan on whether fans should boo Australian batsmen – video The England captain, Eoin Morgan, has said it his not his role to ask supporters not to boo Australia's Steve Smith and David Warner, who served bans from cricket for last year’s ball-tampering scanda...
00:51 2019-06-28

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a rece...
01:17 2019-07-18

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
18:17 2019-05-21

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy...
07:34 2019-07-15

Brain disease CTE found in 2 Australian rugby league players A study released Thursday shows that a disease linked to repeated concussions in North American sport has been found in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players....
22:34 2019-06-27

Lasers Aimed at Australian Navy Pilots in South China Sea Fishing boats in Chinese-claimed waters in the South China Sea shone lasers at the pilots of Australian navy combat helicopters during a recent exercise, Australian officials said, which follows simil...
15:34 2019-05-29

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
22:51 2019-06-06

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened t...
10:34 2019-07-05

"Generally Harmless" Shark Gives Australian Swimmer Leg, Stomach Injuries A swimmer was injured at one of Sydney's popular beaches Tuesday, in what Australian authorities described as an attack by a "generally harmless" shark....
15:34 2019-07-02

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster over a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country’s military forces were being inves...
07:51 2019-06-05

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
12:00 2019-05-31

North Korea accuses released Australian student of spying Pyongyang’s news agency said Alek Sigley had spread propaganda against the regimeNorth Korea has said an Australian student who it detained for a week had spread anti-Pyongyang propaganda and engaged ...
20:17 2019-07-06

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endange...
10:34 2019-07-19

Australian police arrest 3 over alleged Sydney terror plot Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic miss...
09:51 2019-07-02

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state media said Saturday....
21:17 2019-07-06

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying Alek Sigley had admitted to “systematically” collecting information, the North said, and a state news agency reported that he had been “caught red-handed.”...
17:00 2019-07-06

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spying acts" through his work with foreign media....
02:17 2019-07-07

Budweiser Brewer to Sell Australian Unit to Japan's Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to sell its Australian unit to Asahi for $11.3 billion, including debt, as it pushes forward with an effort to sell assets and pare debt after pulling an initial public off...
10:34 2019-07-19

'Just a matter of when': the $20bn plan to power Singapore with Australian solar Ambitious export plan could generate billions and make Australia the centre of low-cost energy in a future zero-carbon worldThe desert outside Tennant Creek, deep in the Northern Territory, is not the...
14:00 2019-07-14

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
19:00 2019-05-24

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there’s a nice little rivalry developing between them....
22:00 2019-06-20

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online sc...
21:00 2019-07-19

Tennis: Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
16:17 2019-06-23

| Australian woman allegedly beheads mother in 'horrific' crime An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour's house....
18:00 2019-07-21

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
21:00 2019-06-19

Infamous Australian cult leader, known for brainwashing children, dead at 98 Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98....
00:00 2019-06-15

Karl Lagerfeld spider among new Australian species identified by arachnologists Four of the five new species, which are only a few millimetres in diameter, are from Queensland and one is from NSWA Queensland Museum arachnologist has helped identify five new species of tiny brushe...
11:34 2019-07-02

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in ...
08:17 2019-07-04

Australian gulls found to carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs Researchers say ‘eye-opening’ findings that 20% of silver gulls nationwide carry pathogenic bacteria should be a wake-up call Australian gulls are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, raising ...
01:34 2019-07-10

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
19:51 2019-06-03