NEWSREPORTASIA.COM: Breaking News, World News, US News 20:34 2019-06-14

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria

The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, ...

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria

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Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purpo...
20:51 2019-05-31

Saudi-led coalition says it evacuated crew member of Iranian ship The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen said on Tuesday it evacuated a crew member for medical reasons from a "suspect" Iranian ship northwest of Yemen's Hodeidah port after Saudi Arabia received a...
23:00 2019-06-04

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine....
15:34 2019-06-05

How to Find a Family Member's WWII Service Records Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about ...
21:00 2019-06-11

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
01:51 2019-05-29

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

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

Trump denies instructing Navy about McCain ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Navy warship named for the late Sen. John McCain (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says he had nothing to do with direc...
22:51 2019-05-30

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Isr...
17:01 2019-06-09

Marine or mermaid? Service member's photo shoot a joke for buddies deployed overseas, he says A U.S. Marine stationed in Florida got a little risqué recently, posing as a mermaid in a professional photo shoot – all to raise the spirits of his buddies deployed overseas, according to reports....
08:51 2019-06-08

Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul The U.S. Navy said it will christen its latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, Saturday morning at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marinette, Wis....
01:00 2019-06-15

Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says it is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy or regulations by wearing a uniform patch with the words “Make Aircrews Great AgainR...
00:00 2019-05-29

Mulvaney Says the Request to Move a Navy Ship Because Trump’s a Baby Is No Big Deal Acting White House Chief of Staff and Lead Gaslighter Mick Mulvaney had his talking points with him about the USS John S. McCain as he made the rounds of Sunday news talk shows....
00:17 2019-06-03

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

4 Terrorists Including ISIS Member Killed By Afghan Special Forces At least four terrorists, including a local ISIS member, were killed in an operation carried out by Afghan Special Forces in Nangarhar province, local media reported on Saturday....
10:34 2019-05-26

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
16:17 2019-05-30

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 ...
16:51 2019-06-03

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Is...
02:34 2019-05-28

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
07:34 2019-06-01

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
14:34 2019-06-11

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his...
23:34 2019-06-08

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian d...
01:51 2019-05-28

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor rep...
17:17 2019-06-02

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
21:34 2019-05-21

Tim McCormack: Volunteer fire chief named as pilot killed in helicopter crash-landing on New York skyscraper The pilot who was killed when a helicopter he was flying crash-landed on top of a New York City skyscraper has been identified as a volunteer fire department chief....
09:01 2019-06-11

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assau...
05:34 2019-05-31

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
18:34 2019-05-31

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
23:17 2019-05-27

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. Andrew Epp, who had struggled with mental health issue...
23:17 2019-05-24

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling the growing impact of the OPEC nation's fuel shortag...
22:34 2019-06-09

‘Ship of Horror’: Discovery of the Last Slave Ship to America Brings New Hope to an Old Community Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the Mobile River as a symbol of pride....
23:51 2019-05-26

Crew member injured in explosion on Bond 25 set Less than a month after production of Bond 25 had to be delayed when Daniel Craig injured his ankle during filming, a crew member has suffered a “minor injury” from a “controlled explosion” on the set...
01:51 2019-06-05

VW outlines launch plans for first member of new EV family Volkswagen brand is getting ready to launch the first of a new lineup of electric vehicles, the ID3 hatchback. Automotive News Europe spoke with the brand’s sales chief, Juergen Stackmann, about his h...
20:17 2019-05-21

The Latest: Indy 500 pit crew member sent to hospital INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Chris Minot, a crew member with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, has been transferred to Indiana University...
21:01 2019-05-26

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
02:34 2019-06-13

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee (NEC) after he was recorded claimin...
17:17 2019-05-31

Indy 500 crew member struck, carried off on stretcher An Indy 500 crew member was carried off on a stretcher after being struck by his racer’s car less than halfway through the competition. Chris Minot, a tire changer part of Jordan King’s te...
01:34 2019-05-27

Indianapolis 500 Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly b...
21:17 2019-05-26

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and ...
05:34 2019-06-09

James O’Brien: ‘A former EDL member said my show saved his life’ The combative LBC presenter on why it’s not fair to call him smug, tackling prejudice and the therapeutic powers of a good walkJames O’Brien is an award-winning radio presenter and podcaster whose cur...
17:51 2019-06-09

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group. The official said Sunday that the court sente...
12:17 2019-06-02

Sonia Gandhi Takes Oath As Lok Sabha Member United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha today. Ms Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second......
13:34 2019-06-18

So, here's Mike Huckabee playing bass with a member of Korn Mike Huckabee has long considered himself a comedian, much to the dismay of everyone who’s ever heard his jokes. Without a decent grasp on how comedy—or, more distressingly considering he’s a pundit a...
18:34 2019-06-04

Cop dragged by teen gang member honored for heroism The hero detective who suffered a severe brain injury when he was dragged by a fleeing driver two years ago was met with a standing ovation from fellow officers and friends Wednesday as he accepted an...
10:51 2019-05-30

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue n...
17:34 2019-05-23

MS-13 member in US illegally dodges life behind bars in brutal murder of 4 An MS-13 gang member, in the US illegally, faced life behind bars for a savage 2017 quadruple slaying on Long Island — but a federal judge went easy on him Wednesday, despite tearful statements ...
01:17 2019-06-13

NATO chief: Ready to welcome North Macedonia as 30th member SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is ready to welcome North Macedonia as its 30th member, after the country ended a decades-long dispute with Gre...
13:34 2019-06-03

Ex-Miami school board member, 81, shoots at police in chase PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. — Police in Florida say an 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board member shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car. Citing a Pembroke Pines police ...
08:51 2019-06-03

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior m...
14:17 2019-05-28

Crew member injured during blast filming for new Bond movie A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said....
15:34 2019-06-05

Each Family Member Is A Different Monster-Slaying Class In Children of Morta Children of Morta is an upcoming action game about a monster-slaying family, developed by studio Dead Mage and published by Frostpunk developer 11 Bit Studios. We sat down with some folks from 11 Bit ...
20:51 2019-06-05

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member....
03:34 2019-06-18

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate....
17:17 2019-05-21

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested a...
19:17 2019-05-23

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says s...
00:51 2019-05-23

Jofra Archer Included As England Announce 15-Member World Cup Team Jofra Archer's late bid for a World Cup place was rewarded with the Barbados-born fast bowler being named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tournament....
17:00 2019-05-21

Assam BJP's Social Media Member Arrested For Provocative Posts: 10 Points A member of the ruling BJP's social media cell in Assam was arrested yesterday for allegedly provocative posts on Facebook. Nitu Bora, who was released on bail today, is also accused of making......
10:51 2019-06-14

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S...
06:34 2019-05-29

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to official...
19:00 2019-06-18

Court Docs: Family Member Attempted To Extort $5 Million From Tyrann Mathieu According to court documents that were unsealed this morning, Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was the victim of an extortion plot carried out by one of his distant family members. The documents describe ...
23:51 2019-05-22

The Indy 500's pit road chaos, from wild tires to an injured crew member The 2019 Indy 500 had just as much action on pit road as the track — and that's not a good thing.        ...
03:17 2019-05-27

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister In his social media posts BJP IT cell member Nitu Bora had claimed the party's government in the state was unable to protect indigenous Assamese from migrant Muslim settlers...
04:17 2019-06-14

Mexico's deputy foreign minister Seade met Lighthizer over tariffs: staff member Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister Jesus Seade met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue over a tariff and immigration dispute, a member of Seade...
18:51 2019-06-04

PM Modi Reconstitutes Niti Aayog, Appoints Amit Shah As Ex-Officio Member Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday approved reconstitution of government think-tank Niti Aayog, dropping Bibek Debroy while retaining other full-time members and including Home Minister Amit Shah.....
03:34 2019-06-07

UK Foreign Office Board Appoints Kumar Iyer First Indian-Origin Member Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board....
11:51 2019-06-07

James Bond film set rocked by stunt explosion that injures one crew member The set of the 25th James Bond film starring Daniel Craig was hit by an explosion when a stunt went wrong, injuring one crew member.        ...
05:17 2019-06-05

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if ...
18:00 2019-05-31

What It’s Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “p...
02:51 2019-06-17

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms a...
00:00 2019-06-07

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Monday. Cannon, honored as a second baseman, was one...
05:34 2019-06-11

Will Natalie Halcro's Surprise Anniversary Party for Parents Rhonda & Jim Get Spoiled By a Family Member? A surprise for mom and dad! In this exclusive clip from Sunday's season premiere of Relatively Nat & Liv, Natalie Halcro pulls aside siblings Stephanie Halcro and Joel Halcro to......
16:51 2019-05-28

CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairm...
17:51 2019-05-23

Crew member injured at Indy 500 when Jordan King's car makes contact on pit road A crew member for Jordan King was taken off on a stretcher after being hit by King's No. 42 car on pit road.        ...
22:34 2019-05-26

Trump says US will ‘closely’ monitor American Taliban member, adds ‘nothing’ could have been done to stop prison release WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says US will ‘closely’ monitor American Taliban member, adds ‘nothing’ could have been done to stop prison release. The post Trump says US will ‘c...
23:51 2019-05-23

Lampard likely to be named Chelsea boss, says Redknapp "Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager\u0027s job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has said."...
12:51 2019-06-18

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant plateau. Israeli Prim...
22:17 2019-06-13

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected ...
12:00 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-BMW sells cars globally despite tariffs, no reason to change Mexico plans -board member BMW sees no reason to change its plans for Mexico in the wake of U.S. threats to slap duties on Mexican imports, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday, adding the company sells cars g...
03:17 2019-06-07

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pres...
16:51 2019-05-21

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Ex-Virginia attorney general named to US immigration post WASHINGTON (AP) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration. Ken Cuccinelli (k...
18:51 2019-06-10

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14)        ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Antonio Conte named Inter Milan coach MILAN (AP) — Antonio Conte has been named Inter Milan coach after being out of a job since June 2018 after being fired by English Premier League side Chelsea. Inter made the widely expected announceme...
09:17 2019-05-31

Aston Martin's new mid-engined hypercar named Valhalla Second model to emerge from Aston and Red Bull's partnership will bridge the gap between Valkyrie and Vanquish Aston Martin’s upcoming mid-engined hypercar will be named the Valhalla, as a continuati...
14:00 2019-06-18

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News...
10:00 2019-06-05

Blues forward O'Reilly named Stanley Cup playoffs MVP St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday after leading his team to their f...
08:17 2019-06-13

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fu...
03:34 2019-06-11

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist ...
10:51 2019-06-16

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more likely to die...
17:34 2019-06-07

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote lan...
20:17 2019-06-07

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a hau...
19:17 2019-06-11

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in...
09:00 2019-05-24

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces ...
00:00 2019-05-23

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep op...
09:51 2019-06-11

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new rol...
10:01 2019-05-22

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Market...
12:34 2019-05-22

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel....
12:00 2019-06-11

Park named after Boston Marathon bombing victim opens BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in Boston to celebrate the opening of a park named in honor of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Gov. Charlie Baker joined Mayor Mary Walsh ...
01:51 2019-06-16

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native Alex Francke won the competition Saturday night at...
23:17 2019-06-09

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region...
03:00 2019-05-26

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal ...
17:01 2019-06-10

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
14:51 2019-05-21

APNewsBreak: Ex-judge with anti-abortion ties named to panel JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed a former judge who has supported an anti-abortion pregnancy resource center — and been disciplined for publicly doing so — to an admi...
23:00 2019-06-17

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 season."...
22:00 2019-05-28

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of t...
23:51 2019-05-28

Slovakia's first female president sworn in Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity in her inauguration speech. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the youngest person ever to be elected to the office....
18:17 2019-06-15

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female president in its 135 year history. Navy Secretary ...
00:00 2019-06-15

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorit...
02:34 2019-06-14

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force...
19:51 2019-06-05

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until electi...
12:00 2019-05-31

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalit...
21:00 2019-05-30

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely ...
05:51 2019-06-12

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be pretty close to normal, and include about a dozen named storms....
13:00 2019-05-30

British boy, 5, who died on Kos family holiday named as Theo Treharne-Jones A British boy who drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday with his family in the Greek island of Kos has been named as five-year-old Theo Treharne-Jones....
18:34 2019-06-18

Marshall Gei Named to 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Photo by UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky senior Marshall Gei has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Team, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of A...
01:51 2019-06-07

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
01:17 2019-06-04

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden...
16:34 2019-06-14

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 12 people were shot dead at a government building in...
16:34 2019-06-01

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor this week.  As the Sugar Skulls prep for Saturday̵...
21:00 2019-05-23

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
20:17 2019-06-09

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the past to a much more modern look, culminating in the I...
18:17 2019-06-04

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was ...
05:34 2019-06-09

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa."...
17:34 2019-06-12

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

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

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. The post Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 ...
12:17 2019-05-23

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead an interim government until elections in the autumn...
21:17 2019-05-30

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
19:00 2019-06-05

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role. Rear Adm. Shoshana ...
14:51 2019-06-15

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissioner Adam Silver wants more female referees in the N...
15:34 2019-06-05

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
20:34 2019-05-31

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when inco...
21:00 2019-05-23

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he al...
08:00 2019-05-28

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presiden...
21:51 2019-05-23

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sti...
20:51 2019-05-30

Cincinnati Bengals Coach Named Honorary Pace Car Driver for Quaker State 400 Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks with his players during practice at the team’s NFL football training facility, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Spa...
23:17 2019-06-06

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-old woman gave birth to the baby girl at the......
17:00 2019-05-21

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

Milo Yiannopoulos named grand marshal of Boston's 'Straight Pride' parade Organizers of Boston's "Straight Pride" parade on Friday named controversial right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who is openly gay, as the grand marshal. ...
05:51 2019-06-09

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
02:17 2019-06-03

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 201...
11:17 2019-05-22

Petition calling for terminal to be named after Fort Hood's 'hug lady' gains steam More than 82,000 signatures have been collected by late Monday for a petition to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after the "hug lady," whose embrace boosted the spirits of thousands of American sold...
09:00 2019-06-04

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube bab...
07:51 2019-06-10

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published M...
09:01 2019-06-11

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coaches have to offer, former United States and Sweden ...
13:51 2019-05-23

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is...
15:00 2019-05-21

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual futur...
01:00 2019-06-17

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of the leaderboard for pay packages. The median pay pa...
19:51 2019-05-24

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Curre...
02:17 2019-05-24

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overw...
16:34 2019-05-31

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as...
13:34 2019-05-29

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke served as a side judge and Paull as a line judge i...
04:00 2019-06-01

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every ...
15:51 2019-06-15

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI...
16:17 2019-06-14

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia. Caputova took the oath of office at a special sess...
14:51 2019-06-15

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
20:17 2019-06-06

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
11:17 2019-06-12

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping dis...
02:00 2019-05-27

New Death Stranding trailer provides more throat baby, a character named "Die-Hardman," and a release date For years now, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been showing off his team’s new game, Death Stranding, through a slow drip of baffling trailers. In them, we’ve been shown everything from a lo...
01:17 2019-05-30

An orphaned otter named Otto died after guests threw human food into his enclosure The Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium began looking after Otto the otter and his sibling after their parents died in a flood.        ...
01:51 2019-06-01

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....
11:34 2019-06-12

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel R...
01:34 2019-06-04

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
11:51 2019-06-02

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, ...
19:00 2019-05-23

Mulvaney Says McCain Ship Episode Is ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ The White House again played down its directive to hide a Navy warship named after Senator John McCain as the Pentagon warned against politicizing the military....
07:00 2019-06-03

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PCSD Sheriff Mark Napier named Vice President of Major County Sheriffs of America TUCSON = Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is the new Vice President of the Major County Sheriffs of America. Beginning January 1, 2020, Sheriff Napier will serve a two year term. He will then become Pr...
06:51 2019-06-18

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents while riding on subways through Manhattan....
23:51 2019-06-12

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continental competition last week will encourage girls to fe...
16:34 2019-05-21

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cade...
18:34 2019-05-24

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
00:51 2019-05-22

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
17:17 2019-06-09

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrivesThere are a lot of familiar echoes throughout the A...
00:17 2019-06-08

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to bloc...
16:51 2019-05-21

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
19:34 2019-06-17

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and there might be something missing on the wall labels bes...
08:34 2019-06-13

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
13:34 2019-06-18

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five in the morning. The windows of the temple room are o...
12:34 2019-06-04

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

Anti-graft crusader sworn in as Slovakia's first female president Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova was sworn in as Slovakia's first female president on Saturday, vowing to fight impunity and champion justice in a country shaken by a journalist's murder las...
18:34 2019-06-15

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to ...
14:17 2019-06-15

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking ...
17:34 2019-06-15

Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was arrested Monday on charges of rape, indecent assaul...
19:34 2019-06-14

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questi...
15:00 2019-05-22

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Cham...
20:17 2019-05-22

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

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
05:51 2019-06-12

Last Known U.S. Slave Ship, the Clotilda, Said to Have Been Discovered In Alabama On Wednesday researchers announced they’ve located the remains of the last known ship known to bring enslaved Africans to what we now call The United States....
23:34 2019-05-25

China Launches Rocket From Ship At Sea For First Time China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space programme....
10:17 2019-06-05

China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the ...
20:17 2019-06-05

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction material...
18:34 2019-06-10

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
15:01 2019-06-05

BP rig zigzags North Sea in chase with Greenpeace ship A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progres...
19:00 2019-06-17

Superyacht lost at sea after falling off cargo ship The superyacht My Song, owned by an Italian billionaire Pier Luigi Loro Piana, is lost at sea after it slips from a cargo ship into the Mediterranean...
18:34 2019-05-30

Alabama Historians: The Last Known Slave Ship Has Been Found A found shipwreck fits the exact dimensions of the Clotilda, which carried 110 Africans to the U.S. in 1860, more than a half-century after importing slaves was declared illegal....
09:17 2019-05-23

5 injured in Venice in cruise ship collision A towering cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictio...
19:51 2019-06-03

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea’s U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and imm...
01:17 2019-05-22

Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama's Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission said on W...
05:17 2019-05-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
07:17 2019-06-01

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibil...
03:01 2019-06-02

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
19:34 2019-05-22

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at ...
19:34 2019-05-21

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:51 2019-05-22

Women's World Cup: Nigerian female footballers kicking against lack of support The national team are ready for the Women's World Cup but footballers in Nigeria still face a battle for recognition, both financially and at home. New sponsorships and changes to the domestic league ...
22:34 2019-06-07

Two female monkeys went to space 60 years ago. One became the poster child for astronaut masculinity Sixty years ago today, a pair of female monkeys made history when they went to space and landed safely — but their story was only just beginning to get weird....
16:17 2019-05-30

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
21:00 2019-06-06

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city cop to wear a hijab.        ...
19:17 2019-06-12

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Frances de la Tour and Maxine Peake Continue reading......
14:51 2019-05-29

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a northern Paris suburb where the six-year-old Kylian...
16:34 2019-06-12

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a ...
18:17 2019-05-31

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film festival's gaze on the work of women artists as the mo...
15:00 2019-05-21

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a...
11:51 2019-05-24

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes a record number of black women. The 34 wo...
19:34 2019-05-23

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
02:17 2019-06-03

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s resp...
05:51 2019-05-22

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
21:34 2019-05-22

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. The...
13:17 2019-05-26

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake cavern in a huge, empty warehouse in the huge, boilin...
17:01 2019-05-25

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agency stated at Europol’s headquarters on Friday when p...
00:00 2019-06-15

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
21:17 2019-05-23

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, th...
20:51 2019-05-23

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private prison company and its facilities in Arizona....
19:51 2019-06-06

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational trave...
21:51 2019-06-05

Trump says not involved with keeping McCain ship out of view The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
23:00 2019-05-30

Cruise Ship Rams Into Venice Wharf, Injuring at Least 4 The vessel plowed into a smaller boat on the Giudecca Canal, reigniting a debate about the dangers of allowing giant liners to pass through the lagoon city....
16:34 2019-06-02

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
01:51 2019-05-22

Trump's feud with McCain continues, ship kept out of view President Donald Trump and his acting defense secretary distanced themselves from an order to keep a warship rededicated in honor of the late Sen. John McCain, a frequent critic of Trump , out of sigh...
08:34 2019-05-31

Saiboat collides with container ship, sinks in Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say a 19th-century sailboat has collided with a container ship and sunk in the Elbe River near Hamburg. Five people were injured, one of them seriously. German news age...
20:17 2019-06-08

Wreck of last US slave ship Clotilda found in Alabama Researchers say the wreckage of the Clotilda, the last known ship to have brought people enslaved in Africa to US shores, has been located. The voyage took place decades after transporting slaves to t...
12:00 2019-05-23

Passenger feared to have fallen overboard on cruise ship A huge search operation was launched after a tourist in pink pajamas — possibly an American teenager — fell off a cruise ship in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, according to passenger...
18:17 2019-06-09

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical...
02:34 2019-05-23

Phillies vs. Padres: Aaron Nola continues to right his ship Many ace pitchers have had struggles to start the MLB season and Monday’s showdown in San Diego features one pitcher who had a bad start to the season, but has since recaptured his form for the Philli...
02:51 2019-06-04

Cruise Ship Slams Into Dock in Venice, Injuring at Least 4 A colossal cruise ship crashed into a smaller tourist boat and a dock in Venice on Sunday, injuring at least four tourists. Footage of the collision shows an approximately 900-foot-long MSC Opera bla...
03:34 2019-06-03

The Latest: Prosecutors want cruise ship captain arrested BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on rescue efforts following the capsizing of a boat in Budapest (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Hungarian prosecutors say they have asked a Budapest court to arrest th...
21:17 2019-05-31

Cruise ship rescues fishermen stranded at sea for two days Carnival Cruise Line ships keep coming to the rescue. One of the cruise line’s ships heading toward Miami made a detour to come to the aid of a small fishing boat. Seven passengers were successfully r...
00:51 2019-06-11

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis....
00:34 2019-06-14

American among injured in Venice cruise ship crash Shocking video shows tourists toppling from a sightseeing boat after it was rammed by a runaway cruise ship trying to dock in Italy’s Venice canal Sunday — with one of the victims an American. T...
22:17 2019-06-02

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
13:17 2019-06-16

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
22:34 2019-05-30

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the vessel, saying that "cruises kill climate."...
14:00 2019-06-10

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
23:00 2019-05-21

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
20:17 2019-06-02

U.S. should consider possible consequences of seizing cargo ship: North Korea UN ambassador Kim Song said at a news conference Tuesday that the "heinous act" of seizing the ship was aimed at bringing maximum pressure on North Korea to make it "kneel down."...
02:34 2019-05-22

What We Know About the Navy’s UFO Problem UFOS—our U.S. Navy pilots just keep seeing them! There was one instance in 2004, first written about in 2017, which made news briefly and then dropped off everyone’s collective radar, and now a New Yo...
23:34 2019-05-29

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
10:34 2019-06-11

Syria town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attac...
00:34 2019-06-03

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
20:17 2019-06-02

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
20:17 2019-05-21

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
12:01 2019-06-13

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an es...
19:34 2019-05-21

The hunt for Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
14:51 2019-05-21

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
21:17 2019-06-05

England cricket team news: Jofra Archer, Liam Dawson and James Vince named in World Cup squad Jofra Archer's incredible rise in the global game has taken another step on Tuesday morning as he was named in England's final squad for the World Cup, alongside Liam Dawson, who has not played for En...
16:34 2019-05-21

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
11:00 2019-05-28

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary JacksonNasa, the US space agency, has renamed the street in front of its headquar...
22:34 2019-06-12

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
15:34 2019-06-14

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
10:17 2019-06-08

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hunt for the Isis leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. And: ...
08:34 2019-06-03

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
19:51 2019-05-21

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad fami...
20:17 2019-05-21

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is emboldened....
09:51 2019-06-15

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
09:17 2019-06-12

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
04:34 2019-05-23

Cruise ship collides with tourist boat at Venice dock Cruise ship MSC Opera couldn't stop its momentum at dock on the Giudecca Canal; at least five injured.        ...
16:51 2019-06-03

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped...
15:34 2019-05-30

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limi...
02:17 2019-05-31

The Latest: Iran rejects US blame for suspected ship attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Iran rejects a U.S. accusation against Tehran over su...
06:51 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi r...
07:51 2019-06-05

Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off 'hostile' ship Saudi Arabia says it helped evacuate an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels....
09:34 2019-06-05

Spain nets hashish worth $22 million from Mediterranean ship MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say they have seized hashish with a street value of around 20 million euros ($22 million) from a merchant ship that allegedly was smuggling the drug from North Africa...
15:51 2019-06-18

AP sources: White House wanted McCain ship away from Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Donald Trump's view during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said....
12:00 2019-05-30

Captain of cruise ship in Hungary crash released on bail BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court says that the Ukrainian cruise ship captain suspected of responsibility in a deadly collision with a sightseeing boat on the Danube River has been released on...
13:34 2019-06-13

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
20:51 2019-05-21

U.A.E. Stops Short of Directly Accusing Iran Ship Attacks The United Arab Emirates said special forces from a hostile nation likely carried out coordinated attacks last month on four ships near the Strait of Hormuz, but stopped short of directly accusing Ira...
04:51 2019-06-07

Blackbeard and his Infamous Pirate Ship, Queen Anne's Revenge History records Blackbeard as one of the most notorious pirates; but his early years weren’t as infamous or inglorious. Edward Teach, the man who would later become the pirate known as Blackbeard, had...
19:51 2019-06-04

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice The MSC Opera, a cruise ship with around 2,150 passengers and 700 crew members, lost control while docking in a canal in Venice, Italy, plowing into a tourist boat Sunday....
16:17 2019-06-02

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”...
17:34 2019-05-31

Barcelona port is worst in Europe for cruise ship air pollution City tops list of 50 European ports for both sulphur oxide and nitrous oxide emissionsThe port of Barcelona, a city already overwhelmed by mass tourism, has topped a list of 50 European ports for the ...
12:17 2019-06-07

Cruise ship plows into tourist boat, dock in Venice VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash. The col...
12:17 2019-06-02

A Deeply Depressing Story About Kirsten Gillibrand's Sinking Ship New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is still running for president, but you’d be forgiven for forgetting that. A Politico story out Friday chronicles her failure to get a foothold in the double-digit fi...
17:34 2019-05-31

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, traders and executives in the Islamic Republic say....
16:51 2019-05-27

Billionaire's luxury superyacht slips from cargo ship, gets lost at sea The billionaire owner of a 130-foot yacht, named MY Song, is singing the blues – so to speak – now that it’s gone missing after it fell off a cargo ship. It seems the superyacht, which was on the last...
00:34 2019-06-02

Watch a Massive Cruise Ship Wipe Out a Venice Dock Well, I can go ahead and add “giant cruise ship hauling ass directly toward me while I gaze over the ocean from a dock” to the list of things I need to be unreasonably afraid of. And I’m sure everyone...
16:51 2019-06-03

Mike Pompeo Says Iran Aimed At Oil Markets In UAE Ship Attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Iran was trying to raise the price of oil when it allegedly attacked oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
04:17 2019-05-31

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court...
20:17 2019-05-29

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply c...
17:00 2019-05-21

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
20:17 2019-06-03

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
18:17 2019-05-21

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
04:17 2019-05-29

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country's north t...
17:17 2019-06-03

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country...
12:34 2019-06-18

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
03:51 2019-06-18

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government ...
19:34 2019-05-31

U.S. envoy Jeffrey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province, which has seen a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working toward a halt to the clashes, which have put tremendous pressure on civil...
17:51 2019-05-22

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
15:34 2019-06-07

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:17 2019-05-23

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
17:51 2019-06-11

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
01:51 2019-05-28

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such fl...
12:00 2019-06-02

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others....
11:17 2019-06-02

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow.....
18:34 2019-06-05

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
00:00 2019-05-24