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Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death

California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing th...

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death

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27th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials say After a period of six weeks with no fatalities at the now-infamous Santa Anita racetrack in southern California where 26 horses have died in training incidents since December, officials confirmed Wedn...
20:34 2019-06-08

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death...
17:17 2019-05-28

Two horses die within days at Santa Anita racetrack in California, park rejects request to close Two horses died over the weekend at a southern California racetrack where 27 horses have died in training incidents since December, prompting a state racing board to call for the rest of the season to...
17:17 2019-06-10

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
17:17 2019-05-21

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
20:17 2019-05-23

2nd Horse In 2 Days, 29th Overall, Dies At Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the...
18:51 2019-06-10

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dud...
03:51 2019-06-11

More 'Death Stranding' details are coming on May 29th Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has so far existed as little more than a collection of strange cutscenes and brief gameplay snippets, but it's about to make considerably more sense... hopeful...
19:17 2019-05-27

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin News...
16:51 2019-06-13

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrac...
00:17 2019-05-28

Santa Anita investigating if malpractice led to latest horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. — The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthani...
04:34 2019-05-28

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse's death Spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack    ...
05:00 2019-05-28

Santa Anita Park sees 26th horse death since late December A third horse in nine days and 26th in the last five months has died racing or training at Santa Anita Park in Southern California.        ...
03:17 2019-05-27

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.        ...
18:34 2019-06-07

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. sta...
21:51 2019-05-29

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate s...
05:01 2019-06-04

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
18:51 2019-06-04

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the c...
10:34 2019-06-10

California governor again rejects parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled the state's parole board to keep convicted killer and Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten in prison....
16:51 2019-06-04

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate ...
22:17 2019-05-30

New Hampshire lawmakers repeal death penalty with override of governor’s veto New Hampshire became the 21st state to abolish the death penalty Thursday after the state Senate voted to override Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of legislation to repeal capital punishment....
02:51 2019-05-31

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
21:17 2019-06-07

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Baja California state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Baja California on Sunday with between 53.8% and 57.2% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta M...
08:51 2019-06-03

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Pri...
20:17 2019-05-22

California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time. The post California governor denies parole to Charles ...
05:01 2019-06-04

California Man Becomes the First ‘Death With Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation A terminally ill patient who opted for assisted death has undergone cryonic preservation at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. This preservation—the first of its kind—signifies an important mileston...
23:17 2019-05-31

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said...
04:01 2019-06-08

California woman was not taking photos when she slipped and fell to death at waterfall, officials say A California woman who died on Friday when she lost her footing and fell over the edge of a waterfall was reaching for a tree branch-- not taking photos -- when she made the fatal plunge, according to...
22:34 2019-06-03

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
21:51 2019-05-29

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building, Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state Assembly to address gun control....
01:51 2019-06-05

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
00:17 2019-06-05

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which g...
14:32 2019-05-21

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dum...
21:51 2019-06-13

Newsom denies Manson follower Leslie Van Houten parole California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest ...
09:00 2019-06-04

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of ...
15:34 2019-06-04

Corden to return to 'Gavin & Stacey' hit show with Christmas special Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas, co-writing and starring in a one-off special of hit show "Gavin & Stacey"....
15:51 2019-05-28

Horses keep dying at Santa Anita racetrack. Here's what we know Animal rights activists are again calling for races to be suspended at Santa Anita Park amid a string of horse deaths that forced the park to temporarily shut down earlier this year....
21:51 2019-05-28

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his "If this be treason" sp...
10:17 2019-05-29

James Holzhauer wins 29th straight ‘Jeopardy!’ game “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer carved another notch in his bedpost Tuesday night. The professional sports gambler emerged victorious during a 29th straight episode of the storied gam...
02:51 2019-05-29

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Serv...
22:34 2019-05-22

2013 Risk Management Conference: CBOE to Host 29th Annual RMC March 3 to 5, 2013 CHICAGO, IL, January 10, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is pleased to announce its 29th annual Risk Management Conference (RMC), which will be held from Sunday, March 3 through Tuesd...
18:00 2019-05-22

'Jeopardy!': James Holzhauer scores 29th victory, moving closer to money-winning record James Holzhauer claimed his 29th 'Jeopardy!' win Tuesday, moving him even closer to the quiz show's prize-money record.        ...
04:51 2019-05-29

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
17:00 2019-05-22

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing ...
04:51 2019-06-07

Where the Who’s Who of Horse Racing Celebrate the Belmont Stakes It may seem strange that jockeys, trainers and owners all stay under the same roof for a race of such consequence. But during the Belmont Stakes, this is exactly what happens....
11:51 2019-05-31

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern C...
04:51 2019-05-27

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Contin...
22:00 2019-05-23

Ryanair boss to quit horse racing In a shock to the world of horse racing, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has announced he is winding up his Gigginstown House Stud racing and bloodstock operation and quitting the sport....
15:01 2019-05-21

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
04:51 2019-05-22

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
03:34 2019-05-27

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
12:51 2019-05-23

3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a third child has died after a pickup truck drove into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan. Two children, ages 6 and 2 years old, ...
23:17 2019-06-09

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County Dist...
23:17 2019-06-09

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland Organizers say “the biggest hobby horse event in the world” has taken place in a Finnish town that is hosting the annual national championships in this sport by teen girls who simulate the gymnastic e...
21:00 2019-06-15

Gaffalione has become horse racing’s rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione seems poised to add his name to the list of all-time great jockeys in horse racing that includes Ron Turcotte, Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, John Velazquez and Mike Smith. While there m...
20:17 2019-06-05

From the horse's mouth to the door to hell: Magnum's images of obsession Magnum Photographers choose images on the theme of obsession for the world-renowned agency’s latest square print sale, in which museum-quality prints are available for $100 for a limited five-day peri...
10:51 2019-06-11

U.S. Open: Who will win at Pebble Beach and who's a dark horse to contend? Dustin Johnson is the slight betting favorite and Brooks Koepka is tying to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles. Golfweek staffers make their picks.        ...
03:51 2019-06-12

Horse dies in Bronx after trailer crashes, flips over on highway A tractor-trailer carrying two horses crashed and flipped over in the Bronx Thursday morning, killing one of the animals, police said. A man was driving a pickup with the two horses in tow in the sout...
01:00 2019-06-07

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse According to Variety, Amazon and the BBC are moving forward with a two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel The Pale Horse, with Leonora Lonsdale directing and award-winning Christie ada...
05:51 2019-06-12

2019 Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston, the ‘Wrong’ Horse, Prevails A 10-1 shot gave the trainer Mark Casse two different winners in the final two Triple Crown races, capping a topsy-turvy season that began with the Kentucky Derby victor being disqualified....
04:34 2019-06-09

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was...
00:17 2019-05-28

Pickup hits Amish horse-drawn carriage, killing 2 kids ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a pickup truck rear-ended an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan, killing two children and seriously injuring two others and a woman who wer...
16:51 2019-06-08

Storied White Horse Tavern taking the reins with new, accessible menu The legendary White Horse Tavern is gearing up to launch a new menu despite local concerns over rising prices and other changes — as expressed at a community board meeting in March....
03:34 2019-06-03

Horse racing: Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien seventh win in Epsom Derby Anthony Van Dyck won the Epsom Derby after a pulsating finish on Saturday, handing trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equaling seventh victory in Britain's richest horse race....
00:00 2019-06-02

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both ...
11:34 2019-05-31

Another horse dies after injury at Santa Anita Park, 25th since December Another horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during a race at Southern California’s Santa Anita Park, the park’s owners said, bringing the number of equine deaths related to the venue to 25 ...
02:00 2019-05-22

Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops A 2-year-old and 6-year-old died Friday when a pickup truck rear-ended the carriage, which was traveling on the side of a highway in the central town of Marshall, Michigan State Police Sgt. Todd Price...
18:17 2019-06-09

The Derby 2019 live stream: how to watch today's horse racing from Epsom from anywhere Derby Day has arrived. The 240th edition of the so-called world's wealthiest horse race has come once again to Epsom Downs. And whether you're punter who's had a flutter, or just an adm...
23:00 2019-06-01

Maximum Security eyeing New Jersey events for return to track, horse's owner says Maximum Security is targeting two New Jersey races for a return to the track after the horse was disqualified at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, the animal’s owner said Sunday....
16:51 2019-05-22

Rough Magic by Lara Prior-Palmer review – winning at 19 a 600-mile horse race No GPS, not enough snacks and rivalry with a pink-clad blonde ... a compelling memoir that resists the clichesThis is a memoir of a very young woman winning a very long horse race in Mongolia. Lara Pr...
10:17 2019-06-08

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist ...
17:17 2019-05-31

Two children killed in Michigan after drunk driver hits Amish horse-drawn buggy: police Two children were killed and two others critically injured when an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy in southern Michigan, police said....
05:51 2019-06-09

Sticking It Out: This Couple Has Decided To Stay In Their Two-Person Horse Costume Until Their Children Finish High School Most parents want to give their children the best life possible, which often means sacrificing their own happiness and comfort for the benefit of their kids. Such sacrifices are never easy, but they’r...
23:34 2019-06-06

3 kids killed after 21-year-old truck driver, allegedly drunk, hits horse-drawn Amish buggy A fatal Friday collision involving a pickup truck and an Amish horse-drawn buggy killed 3 children ages 2, 4 and 6.        ...
20:51 2019-06-09

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
20:17 2019-05-21

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will....
14:17 2019-05-22

Former Maine governor has a new job _ tending bar BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s wife won’t be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a b...
23:17 2019-06-16

Rivals for Kentucky governor both have work to do FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The winning candidates for Kentucky governor drew just a fraction of the state’s voters in party primaries this week, a signal that both have lots of work to do in what wil...
19:34 2019-05-23

Deal on NYC tenant protections will be signed, says governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says he will sign a deal that would strengthen rent stabilization rules covering more than 1 million tenants in and around New York City. The agreement wo...
20:17 2019-06-12

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky s...
03:51 2019-06-14

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Fr...
03:17 2019-06-01

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to becom...
23:17 2019-05-24

Louisiana’s Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor has signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, a move that has provoked anger from members of his own party. Gov. John B...
01:17 2019-05-31

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the proce...
20:34 2019-06-07

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

Former Missouri governor returns to Navy, but not as a SEAL KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will return to the Navy but not as one of the elite Navy SEAL team. The Kansas City Star reports Greitens will return to the Navy as an offic...
19:17 2019-05-24

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor a...
11:17 2019-06-03

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Sti...
20:17 2019-05-27

Florida governor: Meeting in Israel didn’t violate law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says a lawsuit filed by an open government watchdog group that challenges a meeting he held with the state’s Cabinet in Israel is frivolous. De...
20:51 2019-06-04

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
07:17 2019-06-05

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his part...
08:51 2019-06-03

"Glad RBI Governor Has Shakti In His Name": Anand Mahindra After Rate Cut The policy rate cut for a third time this year by the powerful Monetary Policy Committee under the leadership of RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has won praise from industrialist Anand Mahindra - along.....
14:51 2019-06-06

Republican Maryland governor Larry Hogan will not run against Trump Leading hope of party never-Trumpers extinguishedGovernor does not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland...
22:17 2019-06-01

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving...
17:17 2019-05-21

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of ...
23:51 2019-05-23

Missouri governor to discuss imperiled abortion clinic JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Mike Parson is holding a news conference on the imperiled license of the only abortion clinic in the state. Parson will discuss the issue Wednesday ...
18:34 2019-05-29

The Latest: Trump tweets support for Kentucky governor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s prima...
19:17 2019-05-21

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat...
01:00 2019-05-30

Tennessee governor against union vote at Volkswagen plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he opposes a push by the United Auto Workers union to organize Volkswagen’s lone U.S. plant in the state. The Times Free Press q...
01:17 2019-05-31

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other c...
10:51 2019-05-31

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet ...
01:17 2019-06-15

Georgia's governor fills insurance post after indictment Georgia's governor has appointed an Atlanta-area police chief to head the state's insurance commission after the previous commissioner was indicted on federal charges....
02:34 2019-06-13

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:34 2019-06-14

Missouri governor hits back at Planned Parenthood: 'Disregard for the law' Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis on Wednesday of violating multiple medical laws and safety standards after the organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday to allow ...
01:34 2019-05-30

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave he...
06:51 2019-06-14

Texas governor signs $1.6B storm plan 2 years after Harvey HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state. Abbott signed the bill Thursday in ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Virginia governor seeks new gun controls after deadly office shooting Virginia's Democratic governor, Ralph Northam, called on Tuesday for the state's Republican-controlled legislature to reconvene in a special session to consider new gun control laws following a massac...
18:51 2019-06-04

Wyoming mayor: Governor cursed, slammed fists in meeting CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The mayor of Wyoming’s capital city says Gov. Mark Gordon “got in her face” and “used his physical presence in an aggressive and threatening manner”...
21:34 2019-06-03

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
00:34 2019-05-25

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed ...
23:17 2019-06-04

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the o...
01:34 2019-05-27

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
02:34 2019-05-25

Texas governor signs state ban on red-light traffic cameras AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law banning red-light traffic cameras in the nation’s second-largest state. Abbott tweeted Saturday that he signed off on the b...
22:17 2019-06-02

After mass shooting, Virginia governor to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special session on gun laws. Northam’s office said Thurs...
12:51 2019-06-14

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."        ...
14:34 2019-05-30

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
07:17 2019-06-11

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
17:00 2019-05-21

Bengal Governor Briefs PM, Amit Shah On "Ground Situation" Bengal Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi discussed the ground situation in Bengal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah in Delhi today. The Centre has expressed deep concern over....
14:00 2019-06-10

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Go...
07:00 2019-06-04

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many c...
01:51 2019-05-30

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
12:00 2019-05-22

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans t...
08:17 2019-05-22

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy. The Republican s...
19:17 2019-05-24

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her....
20:51 2019-06-14

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illi...
15:34 2019-05-30

Akhilesh Yadav Meets Governor, Alleges "Jungle Raj" Prevailing In UP Alleging that "jungle-raj" was prevailing in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav met Governor Ram Naik on Saturday over the poor law and order situation and asked him to "wake up"....
16:34 2019-06-15

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. Jo...
03:51 2019-06-08

Iowa governor OK after chest pains prompt trip to hospital DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was taken to a hospital after experiencing chest pains but has returned to work at the Capitol. The governor’s office released a statement saying R...
23:17 2019-06-06

Panel: Governor’s staff botched sex assault claim response TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel investigating Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of a sexual assault claim made by one state worker against another found the administration mishandl...
19:17 2019-06-05

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to abortions....
21:17 2019-05-24

Mystery of racist photo in governor’s yearbook left unsolved NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s rocky progress to redemption didn’t get much of a boost Wednesday after a month’s long investigation failed to determine whether he ...
12:17 2019-05-23

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Oppone...
05:34 2019-06-12

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health ser...
21:17 2019-06-06

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — The first female governor of Guam says she’s concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives. ...
07:34 2019-06-07

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
00:51 2019-05-31

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
02:17 2019-06-05

GOP pushes back on cash governor seeks for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that counties replace their voting machines by 20...
20:17 2019-06-12

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy t...
14:34 2019-06-01

After Clash At BJP's Kolkata Rally, Governor Plans Round-Table: 10 Points Kolkata witnessed an unprecedented pitched battle between the BJP workers and the police today as the party attempted to hold a rally to Lalbazar, the state police headquarters in the heart of the......
16:17 2019-06-12

"Give Up Arms": Jammu And Kashmir Governor Invites Terrorists For Talks Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday asked terrorists to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within.....
00:17 2019-06-13

Governor Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice Of Recently Identified KY WWII Sailor FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Governor Matt Bevin issued a statement after the remains of a Kentucky World War II-era sailor killed in the Pearl Harbor attack were identified. Navy Seaman 1st Class ...
16:34 2019-06-14

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
23:34 2019-05-21

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court docu...
12:17 2019-06-04

South Carolina governor pledges to sign state's 'heartbeat' abortion ban As more states across the nation advance abortion restrictions, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told Fox News he will sign the state's "heartbeat" abortion ban when it reaches his desk....
16:34 2019-05-21

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in.....
20:51 2019-06-14

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis breaks with GOP and signs drug importation bill Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday to allow prescription drug importation into the state, defying GOP orthodoxy to address the high prices of pharmaceuticals....
22:51 2019-06-11

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Monday that would require some sex offenders to be che...
05:51 2019-06-12

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticism for omitting any mention of the LGBTQ community ...
22:17 2019-06-12

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday fol...
21:51 2019-05-22

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill patients....
23:00 2019-06-04

J&K Governor Discusses State Security, Development Issues With Amit Shah Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the security situation in the state, which is currently under the President's rule....
20:17 2019-06-01

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report....
21:34 2019-05-23

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Sout...
04:51 2019-05-30

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
09:34 2019-05-31

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prominent local Democrats....
05:51 2019-05-30

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed tha...
16:51 2019-05-23

Missouri governor says politics plays no role in abortion clinic licensing fight Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. sta...
00:17 2019-05-30

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over com...
21:51 2019-06-05

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within th...
01:34 2019-05-30

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
02:17 2019-05-30

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Demo...
02:34 2019-05-30

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
13:17 2019-06-11

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
12:51 2019-06-11

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward. The post Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pr...
19:17 2019-05-24

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never...
02:34 2019-06-05

BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company ...
15:34 2019-06-05

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see ...
14:34 2019-06-02

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants ...
00:51 2019-06-04

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
00:51 2019-05-31

Sarah Sanders to leave White House, Trump says he hopes she runs for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
23:01 2019-06-13

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
02:51 2019-06-09

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses w...
04:51 2019-06-06

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar t...
04:17 2019-05-31

Reserve Bank Governor Meets Arun Jaitley Amid Rumours Of BJP Leader's Ill Health Mr Jaitley, 66, suffers from kidney problems and underwent a transplant in 2018. He was then operated on in January, reportedly for soft tissue cancer in his left leg, which prevented him from......
00:00 2019-05-27

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of it...
19:34 2019-05-24

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
20:17 2019-05-24

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
01:51 2019-06-08

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real es...
09:01 2019-06-12

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion bran...
14:51 2019-05-21

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will re...
05:17 2019-06-09

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use....
11:34 2019-06-10

Raptors close out what was a wild NBA Finals SportsPulse: Trysta Krick tries to make sense of what we saw over the course of six games between the Raptors and Warriors and how it will have an echoing affect going forward.    ...
11:34 2019-06-14

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might no...
10:34 2019-05-28

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration i...
18:34 2019-06-11

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
20:34 2019-06-07

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, ...
05:17 2019-06-02

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forci...
17:51 2019-06-02

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful...
00:34 2019-05-22

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents. The post Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination...
03:00 2019-05-22

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswag...
21:17 2019-05-30

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in the House. Both chambers are controlled by Democra...
16:51 2019-06-06

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central...
08:34 2019-06-08

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it. The post New York legislature passes bill to mak...
23:17 2019-06-04

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera Bacon Bash....
21:01 2019-05-23

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th st...
21:00 2019-05-23

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Fina...
14:34 2019-05-26

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. ...
00:17 2019-06-13

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:51 2019-05-29

Hazard close to £88m Real Madrid move "Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after a deal worth 100 million euros ($112.65 million) plus add-ons was agreed between the two clubs on Thursday, British and Spanish media repo...
02:00 2019-06-07

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins...
00:01 2019-06-09

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemie...
18:34 2019-06-02

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will l...
09:51 2019-06-06

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
09:00 2019-06-14

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right h...
20:34 2019-05-21

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
03:00 2019-06-13

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
07:17 2019-06-10

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
18:00 2019-06-08

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you co...
23:51 2019-06-14

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for ...
10:17 2019-06-07

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:01 2019-06-13

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Puebla state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Puebla on Sunday with between 48.5% and 51.5% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta Mitofsky....
08:51 2019-06-03

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’...
21:34 2019-06-04

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram...
22:51 2019-06-08

Jupiter will be so close this weekend, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
20:34 2019-06-06

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his releas...
02:51 2019-05-24

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
10:51 2019-06-07

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated ...
08:34 2019-06-07

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
21:01 2019-06-06

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year...
18:17 2019-05-23

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are...
01:51 2019-06-10

The Latest: Polls close in Virginia primary contests RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls have closed in Virginia’s highly charged legislative primary elections. Local officials are ...
01:34 2019-06-12

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
20:34 2019-06-03

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapol...
01:17 2019-06-15

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the th...
06:00 2019-06-01

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impe...
15:00 2019-05-21

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylo...
00:34 2019-05-22

Sephora To Close US Stores On June 5 For Inclusion Workshops Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP / Getty Images file NEW YORK (AP) – Sephora says it will close all its U.S. stores on the morning of June 5 to host “inclusion workshops” for its employees. ...
22:17 2019-06-02

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 199...
16:17 2019-05-29

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for s...
04:34 2019-06-14

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the th...
06:51 2019-06-01

Is Clint Frazier close to returning? An in-depth investigation Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the entire Yankees roster is currently injured. In fact, Brian Cashman has been seen posting on Facebook looking for players, like I had to ...
17:00 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespr...
17:51 2019-06-13

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
20:00 2019-06-13

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying stor...
23:17 2019-05-30

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted t...
08:51 2019-05-30

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic ...
15:17 2019-05-23

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:34 2019-06-05

How Lorenzo is trying Ducati lessons at Honda to close MotoGP gap Jorge Lorenzo is applying bike braking elements and dynamics that he used at Ducati to his Honda MotoGP bike in order to improve his feeling and close the gap to the fastest riders...
12:00 2019-06-05

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
15:34 2019-06-09

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Gro...
22:51 2019-06-09

Power Outage Forces Newport Aquarium To Close For The Day CINCINNATI (WLWT) —The Newport Aquarium is currently closed due to a power outage, aquarium officials said. Newport Aquarium is CLOSED for the day due to a power outage. All backup generators are wor...
16:34 2019-06-16

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tu...
21:34 2019-06-13

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with k...
18:51 2019-06-04

Jupiter will be so close tonight, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
15:51 2019-06-10

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina - source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with k...
16:17 2019-06-04

Stocks Close Higher Despite Pressure on Energy Shares U.S. stocks finished slightly higher on Thursday, despite being weighed down by a decline in energy stocks following several jittery days in markets over fears of a slowing global economy....
09:51 2019-05-31

What's the matter with California? California wants to look after its people, so it keeps expanding its social safety net. It also wants to welcome all comers and so embraces illegal immigrants and protects them in sanctuary cities....
07:00 2019-06-11

Samsung Galaxy Fold re-release might not be very close, as Best Buy cancels all pre-orders The epic (and unfortunate) release saga of the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold is obviously far from over, as Samsung still thinks it can fix all the vulnerabilities of the company's first (near-) fini...
12:51 2019-05-24

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to withi...
19:17 2019-05-31

Agua Caliente Park to partially close for pond restoration TUCSON – Pima County’s Agua Caliente Park will be partially closed temporary for the restoration of its main pond. The partial closure is expected to be in place from June 12 to 14 and may possibly ex...
19:51 2019-06-11

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life...
12:34 2019-06-05

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line under one of Britain's most troubled outsourcing cont...
19:17 2019-05-30

Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close Friday unless judge intervenes Missouri could become the only US state without a legal abortion provider on Friday as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes. The...
18:17 2019-05-31

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet, its president and CEO said on Thursday....
13:17 2019-05-30

Travelers left close to $1 million at TSA airport checkpoints last year Air travelers left close to $1 million at airport checkpoints around the country during the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
17:51 2019-05-31

Okta CEO says cloud company has a 'close eye' on tariffs, but for now exposure is minimal "We do think about powering business globally, so it's in everyone's interest I think to have as much free trade — as much economic commerce — as possible," Todd McKinnon says....
01:00 2019-06-01

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in near...
03:17 2019-06-01

Glenn Close discovers Snapchat, turns into Woody Harrelson The good news: Glenn Close has discovered Snapchat. It’s always fun to find a new app, and, even if Snapchat has lost a lot of its luster on account of its best features being stolen by Instagram, th...
20:00 2019-06-06

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
20:17 2019-06-04

Alibaba, Russian joint venture deal to close on Wednesday - RIA A joint venture deal between China's Alibaba, Russian sovereign fund RDIF, mobile phone operator Megafon and internet group Mail.ru will be closed on Wednesday, news agency RIA cited a source as sayin...
19:00 2019-06-04

CVS to close some unprofitable stores as pharmacy chain looks to expand new HealthHUBs CVS Health signaled it may close more stores, even as it redesigns some of its locations to focus more on health services Tuesday at the company's investor day....
18:34 2019-06-04

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
19:51 2019-06-03

The Fiver | Close to becoming the first manager to fall off his team’s victory parade bus Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!More than half a million people are estimated to have lined the streets of Liverpool (population: 552,000) on Sunday to welcome home Jürgen Klopp and...
18:51 2019-06-03

Sephora to close its stores June 5 for diversity training after SZA says she was profiled Sephora by Michael Seachang / Flickr By Janelle Griffith Sephora will close more than 400 stores in the United States on the morning of June 5 to host inclusion workshops for its employees, according ...
18:34 2019-06-03

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
08:17 2019-06-03

Germany's Infineon close to acquire Cypress Semiconductor - Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp , valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...
05:34 2019-06-03

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the st...
00:00 2019-05-29

‘Blood & Truth’ review: As close as you’ll ever get to living out an action movie When I reviewed Farpoint for PlayStation VR two years ago, I proclaimed that first-person shooters could indeed work in virtual reality. This theory has been tested by numerous VR titles over the past...
23:34 2019-06-02

James Holzhauer is this close to beating 'Jeopardy!'s earnings record Another day, another win for Jeopardy! savant James Holzhauer, as the professional sports gambler is now just $58,484 away from the game show’s record for earnings....
18:00 2019-06-01

India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expecte...
15:34 2019-06-01

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clini...
19:34 2019-05-28

Ford confirms plan to close UK engine plant in 2020 Ford said in securities filing it would record a $650 million pre-tax charge for the plant closure in 2019. About $400 million is for employee termination cash payouts. The other $250 million will cov...
14:51 2019-06-06

Rumor has Verizon close to making an announcement that will differentiate it from rivals While T-Mobile loves to brag about fixing customer pain points with each Un-Carrier move, here's a pain point that no carrier appears willing to fix. When you send in your broken phone to be replaced ...
21:00 2019-06-09

How to instantly close all the open Safari tabs on your iPhone (and iPad) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I don’t know when it started, but I’m a tab fiend. My computer...
18:51 2019-06-12

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the grit...
09:51 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars - VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
19:17 2019-06-13

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102...
19:51 2019-05-22

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
21:51 2019-05-22

Philip Green's Arcadia to close UK stores, review U.S. in restructuring British retail tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Wednesday it planned to close 23 of its 566 stores in the UK and Ireland in a major restructuring of the fashion business that could also see...
22:34 2019-05-22

West Ham close to signing Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornals for £24m • Spain international one of La Liga’s brightest talents• Manuel Pellegrini retains interest in Celta Vigo’s Maxi GómezWest Ham are close to completing a £24m deal for Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals.Mario...
04:34 2019-06-13

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which...
19:17 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian's Close-Up Photo of Psalm West Is One Sweet Surprise It's time to keep up with Psalm West! Close to a month after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child via surrogate, the proud parents have been giving their newborn......
22:01 2019-06-10

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was...
21:00 2019-06-13

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
21:00 2019-06-11

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
21:17 2019-06-11

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status an...
03:00 2019-05-22

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
16:51 2019-05-21

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
23:34 2019-05-30

Stage 14 highlights: Carapaz in pink as Roglic, Nibali, Yates close in GC "Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz soloed to a second win of the Giro d’Italia and soared into the race lead after an explosive Stage 14 in the Alps, as Britain’s Simon Yates clawed back some time and returne...
06:34 2019-05-26

US medical group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutic...
17:01 2019-05-25

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio...
00:34 2019-06-01

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
08:34 2019-05-24

IndiGo Close To New Engine Deal, May Drop Pratt & Whitney: Source IndiGo has an order book of 430 Airbus planes of the A320neo family, of which the first 150 aircraft were to be powered by engines from United Technologies Corp's Pratt & Whitney....
15:34 2019-06-01

Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car ind...
14:51 2019-06-06

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the current exit date of Oct. 31, if Britain was close...
15:17 2019-06-09

Rocco Commisso, Cosmos Owner, Is Said to Be Close to Buying Italy’s Fiorentina Commisso, the billionaire chairman of Mediacom, has owned the Cosmos since 2017 but has long sought to be involved with a club in a top-tier league like Serie A....
14:34 2019-05-25

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car indu...
16:51 2019-06-06

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours o...
21:00 2019-06-01

China Moves to Close Gap in Trade Expertise as Clash With Trump Intensifies Beijing called in one of its most experienced negotiators on trade policy shortly before talks with the United States collapsed, adding a veteran voice at a critical moment....
18:51 2019-06-11

CBOE Holdings Announces Close of Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, IL -- March 1, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today said the company completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) on Tuesday, February 28, in a cash and sto...
10:01 2019-05-22

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
00:17 2019-06-12

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddy Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion....
01:51 2019-06-12

Kohl's to close its Off/Aisle discount stores after four years in operation Kohl's will close its four Off/Aisle stores, ending a four-year-old foray into discount retailing, the company told employees Tuesday.       ...
03:00 2019-06-12

Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft: sources Saudi Arabian Airlines is close to placing a multi-billion-dollar order for aircraft at least partly involving Airbus jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-06-12

Cboe Bitcoin Futures (XBT) Close First Day of Trading; Post Volume of More Than 4,000 Contracts CHICAGO – December 11, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) traded a reported...
00:51 2019-05-22

Saudia airline close to placing order for Airbus aircraft -sources Saudi Arabian Airlines is close to placing a multi-billion-dollar order for aircraft at least partly involving Airbus jets, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:34 2019-06-12

After Coming Agonizingly Close To World Cup Glory Last Time, England Are Back And Better Than Ever There’s probably no team with more regret over the 2015 World Cup than England. The Lionesses were knocked out in Canada four years ago by Japan via a cruel 92nd minute own goal by defender Laura Bass...
05:17 2019-06-09

Missouri's last abortion clinic could close, making the state the only one without a facility Missouri's threat to decline a license renewal may force the state's only abortion clinic to close by the end of the week, Planned Parenthood officials said.       ...
00:51 2019-05-29

RJ Barrett would be Knicks star — or happy Zion wingman: close friend Georgia Tech shooting guard Michael Devoe knows how much his former Florida classmate RJ Barrett would love to play with his Duke buddy Zion Williamson in the NBA. Devoe also knows how much the Knicks...
20:17 2019-05-22

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs vowed on Tuesday to "keep the light burning" after ...
23:51 2019-05-21

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
11:17 2019-05-29

'Outdated and expensive': San Francisco to close juvenile hall in pioneering move System violates ‘modern understanding of youth brain’, says official as lawmakers make near-unanimous decisionSan Francisco is set to become the first major city in the US to shut down its juvenile de...
16:51 2019-06-06

With Miguel Andujar close to returning, what does the future hold for fill-in Gio Urshela? If all goes according to plan, Yankees sophomore third baseman Miguel Andujar, who’s been sidelined with a small tear in his right labrum for the past month, will come off the injured list and r...
17:00 2019-05-21

After playoff heartbreak and roster turnover, Raptors are ready for Finals close-up Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and all-star guard Kyle Lowry are eagerly anticipating the start of the NBA Finals, which stands as a big payoff for a rocky summer....
14:17 2019-05-30

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration...
23:51 2019-06-06

Nitish Kumar's Close Aide RCP Singh To Join Modi Cabinet 2.0 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's close aide RCP Singh is set to be the Janata Dal United nominee in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. RCP Singh is one of the most powerful leaders in.....
10:51 2019-05-30

Harvey Weinstein close to reaching reported $44 million settlement with accusers A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
06:17 2019-05-24

Sephora to close its stores for company-wide diversity training on June 5 Sephora is following in the footsteps of Nike, Starbucks and Papa Johns by hosting diversity training after SZA tweeted she was racially profiled.        ...
16:51 2019-05-30

Know When To Fold 'Em: Billionaire Leon Cooperman To Close Hedge Fund After Big Comeback Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman is closing his famous fund Omega Advisors to outside money. Cooperman is exiting after a high after posting strong returns in recent years and will increasingly f...
15:00 2019-05-21

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impact...
00:17 2019-06-08

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stel...
15:00 2019-05-21

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income ...
06:51 2019-06-02

Evgeny Kuznetsov video timeline clarified as Capitals, NHL close investigation with no punishment The NHL found no basis to question Kuznetsov's account of a social media post that showed him in a hotel room with what appeared to be illegal drugs....
18:17 2019-05-31

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chin...
13:51 2019-06-04

Dressbarn chain begins ‘wind-down’ phase, set to close all 650 stores The clothing store Dressbarn announced it was going out of business and will eventually shut down 650 stores. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets Announces Post Market Close Conference Call CHICAGO – February 7, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will hold a teleconference after today’s market close to provide an overview of recent market conditions and address ...
00:51 2019-05-22

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
18:00 2019-05-29

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambitious GM Brodie Van Wagenen cast off a pair of vet...
23:51 2019-06-02

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
03:34 2019-05-24

Body Shop and Aesop owner close to buying Avon in £1.58bn deal Brazil’s Natura Cosméticos reportedly expected to swoop on doorstep-selling firmThe Brazilian owner of the Body Shop has agreed to buy Avon Products in a deal that values the US cosmetics company at m...
12:51 2019-05-22

Elon Musk says Tesla still plans to offer insurance, but is waiting for an acquisition to close The idea behind Tesla offering its own insurance would be to lower rates for drivers, leveraging internal data from Tesla's AutoPilot systems to justify that....
05:00 2019-06-12

First Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e discount brings 128GB variant close to the price of a 64 gig model The Galaxy Tab S5e is a pretty great Android-based alternative to Apple's latest iPad Air... if you can remember to hold it "right", typically starting at a very reasonable price of $400 with an incre...
23:17 2019-06-16

San Diego authorities close entire Imperial Beach shoreline over contamination from Mexico The shoreline of Imperial Beach in San Diego County, California has been closed to swimmers after sewage contamination flowed from Mexico's Tijuana River....
15:17 2019-05-28

Kevin Durant to the Knicks? Not so fast, says close friend, ex-teammate Kendrick Perkins To many people, Kevin Durant joining the Knicks this summer seems like a done deal. According to Kendrick Perkins, those people may be wrong.        ...
20:17 2019-05-23

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyon...
03:34 2019-06-08

CBOE Holdings' Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28 CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. announced today that the companies expect to complete CBOE Holdings' acquisition of Bats Gl...
10:01 2019-05-22

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
17:51 2019-05-31

Emergency Management Officials Close To Reopening Access To Elkhorn Creek Areas SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– In Scott County, Emergency Management officials said they’re close to opening up some popular fishing, boating, and swimming spots after a sewage spill in the E...
00:17 2019-05-28

Warburg Pincus nearing close of $4.3 bln China-Southeast Asia fund - sources Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reut...
10:17 2019-06-06

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa suggests.Read More...
19:34 2019-05-31

California Today: Would You Pay $195 to Take a Helicopter to Work? Friday: Commuters rise above traffic, Jessica Biel steps into the vaccination debate, Gavin Newsom’s first budget moves forward, and Silicon Valley takes on … death....
16:17 2019-06-14

Ex-NATO commander warns we're 'very close' to naval collision or 'inadvertent shootdown' of Russian aircraft A retired NATO commander dubbed Friday's near-collision of a Russian and American ship "shocking" and argued that it demonstrates the potential for a far more serious incident in the future. ...
22:17 2019-06-07

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home ...
13:51 2019-05-23

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest wo...
23:51 2019-05-26

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resig...
19:00 2019-05-23

State Bar wants to stop Avenatti from working in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti says he’ll fight a bid by the State Bar of California to keep him from practicing law in the state. The bar on Monday asked the...
08:34 2019-06-04

California snowpack 202% of average for this time of year SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California water officials say the amount of snow blanketing the Sierra Nevada is even bigger than the 2017 snowpack that pulled the state out of a five-year drought. The Departme...
22:17 2019-06-02

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the ...
06:34 2019-05-27

Airman killed in WWII to be buried in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A New York airman who died in World War II will be buried in Southern California 75 years after his bomber crashed in the Pacific. The Press-Enterprise reports that a memorial...
00:17 2019-05-28

Newborn boy rescued from Northern California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby was found wrapped in a plasti...
04:51 2019-06-12

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated fr...
05:01 2019-06-04

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happ...
12:00 2019-06-04

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at California Costco A gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco during an argument Friday night, killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken int...
14:51 2019-06-15

Woman, her dog killed after confrontation with California police ONTARIO, Calif. — Police in Ontario have shot and killed a woman and her dog during a confrontation. KCBS-TV says police were sent to a home Thursday by reports of a woman with a gun. Police say they ...
09:51 2019-05-31

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police i...
05:51 2019-06-15

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco....
15:00 2019-05-22

California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes. Th...
00:17 2019-05-28

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
16:34 2019-05-21

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners ci...
06:34 2019-06-01

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of f...
07:17 2019-06-09

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top ...
15:34 2019-06-05

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: ...
23:00 2019-06-13

California wants to stop your smart gadgets from eavesdropping on you As privacy concerns grow regarding the information tech giants collect on users, California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would limit how recordings are collected by manufacturers of smart spe...
03:51 2019-05-30

Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65 MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities say the man killed by a shark in Hawaii this weekend was a 65-year-old resident of California. Shark warning signs are posted Sunday in the Ka’anapali Beach Park ...
21:01 2019-05-26

Charter schools charged with stealing $50M from California SAN DIEGO (AP) — A network of charter schools in California is accused of stealing more than $50 million from the state by creating phantom institutions that enrolled unwitting students it found throu...
23:51 2019-05-29

Forget burgers, roadkill could be on the menu soon in California A new bill would create an app for motorists to log big game accidents and apply for a permit to haul elk and deer away, but detractors aren't so sure.        ...
23:17 2019-05-25

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the st...
04:51 2019-05-30

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris ...
08:34 2019-06-01

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
06:51 2019-05-23

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)  &...
03:00 2019-06-13

65-Year-Old California Man Killed By Shark In Hawaii MAUI, Hawaii (AP) – A California man who died after being attacked by a shark while swimming in Hawaii was pulled ashore missing a leg, according to a witness. Shark warning signs were posted Su...
23:51 2019-05-26

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prosecution....
00:00 2019-05-26

In the Kentucky Governor’s Race, It’s an Unpopular Man vs. an Unpopular Party The governor of Kentucky is not popular, even within his own party. But party ID and a friendship with the president may be enough for his re-election....
18:17 2019-06-01

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended t...
17:51 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush CHICAGO – December 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in o...
20:34 2019-05-21

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find at-bats? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path to at-bats. Scott White considers his top prospects to stash....
04:17 2019-05-24

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger markets; Dow claws back to close at a 286-point loss Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 448 points at its low befor...
22:51 2019-05-23

'Jeopardy!' loses to ‘Judge Judy’ despite James Holzhauer’s ratings boost in close May sweeps race Despite getting a huge boost in ratings thanks to James Holzhauer’s impressive winning-streak, “Jeopardy!” lost the May sweeps ratings race to fellow syndicated series “Judge Judy.” ...
16:51 2019-06-06