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Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff

Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a for...

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff

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Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
14:38 2019-05-21

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Repu...
05:17 2019-06-04

Ukraine parliament appoints 35-year-old lawyer as new Prime Minister Ukraine's new parliament meets for the first time, appointing Oleksiy Honcharuk as PM. The former activist and lawyer, who has only three months' government experience, pledged to end corruption and b...
01:34 2019-08-30

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time....
01:34 2019-08-30

Factbox: New Ukraine president picks top reformist, men with oligarch ties Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appointed a mix of people to his core team, which includes a reformist former finance minister, men with ties to a controversial oligarch and people fro...
19:34 2019-05-31

Ukraine’s Former President Says He Discussed Investments With Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani (KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s former president said Wednesday he discussed investments with President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, in 2017, but that he never discussed Ukrai...
20:00 2019-10-02

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumben...
14:51 2019-05-21

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29%...
04:17 2019-07-22

Mexico minister who resigned had differences with chief of staff -president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that former Finance Minister Carlos Urzua, who resigned on Tuesday, had differences with the president's chief of staff and businessman ...
15:51 2019-07-10

Justin Trudeau Calls For Canadian Polls In October, Dissolves Parliament Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off a challenging six-week re-election campaign on Wednesday and immediately faced new questions about a nagging ethics scandal that could cut support for...
05:00 2019-09-12

Ukraine's president asks parliament to sack foreign, defense ministers, SBU head Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has asked parliament to sack the foreign and defense ministers and the head of the security service SBU, the presidential press service said on Thursday....
14:17 2019-05-30

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his elec...
02:34 2019-05-22

Tina Tchen Takes Charge: Michelle Obama’s Former Chief of Staff Is the New President and CEO of Time’s Up Eight months after the untimely departure of former Time’s Up President Lisa Borders, the women’s advocacy organization has a new head—with a familiar face. Tina Tchen, co-founder of the organization’...
00:17 2019-10-10

| Ukraine president on Trump call | Johnson faces angry UK parliament: WATCH the top world news videos for today Ukraine president thought only Trump side of call would go public | Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00 2019-09-26

Peru’s President Dissolves Congress, and Lawmakers Suspend Him President Martín Vizcarra of Peru plunged the government into uncertainty as he tried to force new elections and overcome lawmakers’ efforts to block his anticorruption agenda....
07:34 2019-10-01

Peru's president dissolves Congress to push through anti-corruption reforms Political crisis comes to a head as lawmakers remain in chamber in defiance of Martín Vizcarra and popular protests Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra has dissolved Congress to end a year-long battle ...
16:00 2019-10-01

Peru president dissolves congress amid attempts to curb corruption It is not the first time in Peru's history that a president has dissolved congress. In 1992, Alberto Fujimori shut down congress, assumed legislative powers and suspended the constitution in what was ...
13:34 2019-10-01

Islamists, jailed tycoon claim Tunisian parliament victory Tunisia’s moderate Islamist party appears to be heading for victory in parliamentary elections, according to polling agencies, though the rival party of a jailed populist tycoon also claimed to come o...
22:17 2019-10-06

Trump Names Counterterrorism Chief As Acting National Intelligence Chief President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
05:34 2019-08-09

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star P...
22:34 2019-08-21

'Where's My Roy Cohn?' profiles notorious lawyer with Trump ties Roy Cohn tells an interviewer his legacy is inextricably linked to the Army-McCarthy hearings, but it's impossible to watch "Where's My Roy Cohn?" without seeing the red-baiting attorney and fixer thr...
22:17 2019-09-19

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with ...
17:51 2019-07-16

Snitch ties John Gotti Jr.’s late lawyer to jailhouse drug ring A federal informant claims that the mob lawyer who helped John “Junior” Gotti score three hung juries was involved in a drug-dealing operation inside a Brooklyn lockup, according to stunni...
22:34 2019-09-25

UK's Johnson will act if court says parliament suspension was unlawful: lawyer A lawyer for the British government told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that if it ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, he would...
16:17 2019-09-17

The 24 names in the Ukraine whistleblower complaint that could doom Trump An intelligence community whistleblower complaint centered upon a July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was released on Thursday, setting off a politica...
09:00 2019-09-29

President Trump Admits He Spoke to Ukraine President About Corruption and Possibly Biden (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine’s new president about his summer election and the fact that “we don’t want our people, like Vice President Biden ...
19:34 2019-09-22

President Trump Admits He Spoke to Ukraine’s President About Corruption and Possibly Biden (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a summer phone call with Ukraine’s new leader, as Democrats p...
12:34 2019-09-23

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son’s business dealings there. Biden sa...
18:51 2019-09-21

Second whistleblower in Trump-Ukraine scandal comes forward: lawyer A second whistleblower has come forward about President Donald Trump's attempts to get the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival, lawyers for the official said on Sunday....
18:17 2019-10-06

UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British ...
02:51 2019-09-19

Giuliani consulted on Ukraine with imprisoned Paul Manafort via a lawyer The president’s attorney is promoting a narrative that the real story of 2016 is not Russian interference to elect Trump, but Ukrainian efforts to support Hillary Clinton. ...
11:00 2019-10-03

Lawyer says second whistleblower has info about Trump call to Ukraine: report The lawyer for a whistleblower who revealed President Trump's phone call with Ukraine's leader is representing a second whistleblower who has spoken with the inspector general of the intelligence comm...
02:17 2019-10-07

Donald Trump's Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed For Ukraine Documents President Donald Trump attacked the Democratic lawmaker spearheading the impeachment inquiry on Monday as congressional committees subpoenaed his personal lawyer, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani,....
04:34 2019-10-01

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani subpoenaed to produce Ukraine documents Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has been subpoenaed, forcing him to produce documents in a ramping up of the impeachment investigation into the US president....
02:34 2019-10-01

Maher blasts Hunter Biden's Ukraine ties: If Don Jr. did it, Rachel Maddow would be all over it "Real Time" host Bill Maher slammed Hunter Biden's business ties to Ukraine, suggesting MSNBC's Rachel Maddow would be talking about it if it were one of President Trump's children. ...
08:34 2019-09-28

Giuliani wasn’t the only Trump lawyer pushing Ukraine to investigate Biden: report ​WASHINGTON – Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani wasn’t the only attorney of President Trump who was trying to ​get Ukrainian officials to probe Joe Biden. Fox News reported Sunday that D....
17:34 2019-09-29

U.S. diplomat at center of Trump-Ukraine affair to meet with House committee staff A longtime U.S. diplomat who served as President Donald Trump's special envoy for Ukraine will tell his story to congressional committee staff on Thursday as part of a Democratic-led impeachment probe...
08:00 2019-10-03

Hammerson names ex-AIG European finance chief as new CFO Shopping centre operator Hammerson Plc on Wednesday appointed AIG executive James Lenton as its new finance chief, months after saying Timon Drakesmith would step down from the role this year....
10:34 2019-08-21

Campbell Soup Names New Finance Chief Campbell Soup named Mick Beekhuizen as its new chief financial officer, as the food manufacturer has struggled to stoke stronger demand for its namesake products....
19:00 2019-08-29

Reminiscing Over His Pageant Days, President Trump Highlighted a Time Miss Ukraine Won the Miss Universe Title. Except a Miss Ukraine Never Has (WASHINGTON) — And the crown goes to … not Miss Ukraine. President Donald Trump was recalling his days as the owner of the Miss Universe pageant Wednesday as he and Ukrainian President Vol...
02:00 2019-09-27

UPDATE 1-Hammerson names AIG exec as new finance chief Shopping centre operator Hammerson Plc on Wednesday appointed AIG executive James Lenton as its new finance chief, months after saying Timon Drakesmith would step down from the role this year....
10:34 2019-08-21

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
23:34 2019-06-27

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that F...
23:17 2019-05-24

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO).Read More...
05:34 2019-07-11

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
23:17 2019-06-27

Here's Trump Freaking Out at His Chief of Staff for Coughing The human body is a fragile, delicate machine. We’re born, we grow, and eventually we die. Along the way, we might even cough a few times, which is evidently an unforgivable sin for President Donald T...
16:00 2019-06-17

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
12:00 2019-06-14

Ukraine’s leader disbands parliament, calls snap election Ukraine’s newly-sworn president orders to dissolve the nation’s legislature and call snap elections within two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parli...
18:17 2019-05-21

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
17:00 2019-05-21

U.S. transport chief names aviation safety advisory panel U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Thursday named 22 people to a new panel that will advise the department on aviation safety oversight and certification programs as the Federal Aviation Adm...
22:00 2019-08-22

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a ...
19:34 2019-06-14

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
20:17 2019-06-10

Rob Portman’s chief of staff to head Google’s D.C. office Sen. Rob Portman's chief of staff, Mark Isakowitz, is being brought on to lead Google's Washington office as battles over tech policy heat up in Congress and in the Trump administration.Isakowitz will...
01:00 2019-09-28

Army Chief Wants Cordial Ties Between Forces, Kashmiris "Seen In 70s-80s" Army chief General Bipin Rawat said this morning that the Army is committed to maintain cordial relations with the general public of Jammu and Kashmir even as the armed forces are prepared to deal......
11:34 2019-08-13

Ukraine's Constitutional Court backs decree dissolving parliament: Ukrinform Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's move to dissolve parliament was constitutional, the Ukrinform news agency reported on Thursday....
15:51 2019-06-20

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal i...
00:51 2019-05-29

Nissan's Infiniti names new design chief as another non-Japanese executive exits Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti said it has named Taisuke Nakamura as its new design chief, replacing Karim Habib who resigned from the post....
08:00 2019-08-26

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Office...
11:17 2019-05-22

After Rahul Gandhi's 'No', Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
13:34 2019-06-18

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
19:34 2019-08-09

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
11:34 2019-05-24

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the ins...
00:34 2019-06-14

Bed Bath and Beyond to cut 7% of corporate staff, eliminate operating chief role Bed Bath and Beyond announced on Tuesday that as part of its efforts to reduce costs, it will cut its corporate staff by 7% and eliminate the chief operating officer role. The stock was down 1% after ...
23:00 2019-07-23

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelo...
09:51 2019-07-14

Zelenskiy seeks broader mandate as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that is expected to strengthen President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's hold on power, handing the novice politician a broader mandate for driving ch...
14:00 2019-07-21

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Tuesday named Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards interim president and chief executive officer, and tasked him to review the Canadian construction firm's "strategic direction...
16:00 2019-06-11

President Trump Names New National Security Adviser (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’s naming hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as his new national security adviser. Trump tweeted the announcement from Californi...
17:17 2019-09-18

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
17:34 2019-05-27

Exclusive: Lockheed names F-35 chief to run aeronautics as Evans undergoes medical treatment Greg Ulmer, head of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter program, will temporarily lead the company's aeronautics division while its current chief, Michele Evans, undergoes medical treatment, the comp...
16:51 2019-09-16

Ocasio-Cortez's embattled chief of staff leaving post after controversies The chief of staff for freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Saikat Chakrabarti, is leaving after a series of controversies that partly led to tensions within the Democratic Party. ...
05:17 2019-08-03

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors....
08:17 2019-07-15

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview w...
08:51 2019-05-29

Ajendra Bahadur Singh Is New Deputy Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh assumed the duties of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation Training) on May 31, said a press note from the Indian Navy....
17:17 2019-06-02

Dragging out a China trade deal would not help Trump in 2020, says VP's chief of staff "A trade deal with China would boost market significantly," says Marc Short. "It would benefit the president politically" and probably give him "more of a lift."...
19:00 2019-07-31

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview w...
08:51 2019-05-29

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
13:51 2019-06-23

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff, spokesman leave her office Saikat Chakrabarti, the controversial chief of staff to high-profile freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, will be leaving her office to work for a non-profit focusing on the Green New De...
15:17 2019-08-03

Order to hide USS John McCain from Trump not 'unreasonable' – chief of staff ‘We all know how the president feels about the former senator’Trump confirms USS John McCain was hidden from his viewAn order to have a ship named for the late Senator John McCain hidden from view dur...
08:34 2019-06-03

Feds probing AOC’s chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti after sudden resignation The Feds are looking into possible campaign finance misdeeds by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff and lead rainmaker, who suddenly resigned Friday, federal sources told The Post....
12:34 2019-08-04

Trump Punks Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for Coughing During Interview President Donald Trump threatened to donkey kick the fuck out of his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for coughing during a taped interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, which aired Sunday....
18:34 2019-06-17

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:17 2019-07-02

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
22:17 2019-06-22

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor 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...
17:51 2019-05-30

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli ...
16:34 2019-06-17

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Ini...
13:17 2019-05-22

Donald Trump rages at chief of staff for coughing during interview: ‘Leave the room’ PRESIDENT Donald Trump scolded the White House Chief of Staff Nick Mulvaney and kicked him out of the Oval Office for coughing during an all-access interview....
14:17 2019-06-17

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

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) governing allies, her chief of staff told Reuters o...
19:17 2019-07-17

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the ...
12:34 2019-06-28

Ethiopia's chief of army staff was killed in Addis Ababa by bodyguard: PM's office Ethiopia's army chief of staff was killed in his home in Addis Ababa by his bodyguard, the prime minister's office said on Sunday, linking the attack to Saturday's coup attempt in the northern state o...
13:51 2019-06-23

House Dem blasts 'juvenile' Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff: 'Ignorance is beyond belief' Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., added to the mounting Democratic criticism of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slamming her "inappropriate" suggestion that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., i...
02:00 2019-07-12

Border Patrol Chief Says She Joined Controversial Facebook Group to Read What Staff Said About Her (PHOENIX) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol said Wednesday that she joined a Facebook group whose members mocked migrants and lawmakers so she could read what her personnel thought about her,...
09:34 2019-07-25

Kosovo president says deal on ties with Serbia possible this year Kosovo's president said on Friday he was hopeful about reaching a deal with Serbia this year on normalizing ties despite a recent increase in tensions and that a planned meeting on July 1 in Paris cou...
18:00 2019-06-07

Afghan president says he'll visit Pakistan to improve ties Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country's uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust...
11:34 2019-06-04

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
21:17 2019-07-12

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are...
08:34 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Ford names new president for China JV amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China, at a time the U.S. automaker is trying to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest e...
15:34 2019-08-22

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Interserve names Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as new finance chief Interserve Group on Tuesday named Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as its new finance chief in place of Mark Whiteling who stepped down in April soon after the British outsourcer was placed in administ...
21:34 2019-07-23

Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile: lawyer Tunisia's ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland, his family lawyer said....
17:51 2019-09-19

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
06:51 2019-07-10

A Second Whistleblower on the Ukraine-Trump Call Has Come Forward, Lawyer for First Whistleblower Confirms A second whistleblower with first-hand knowledge of the accusations about President Donald Trump’s communications with Ukraine has come forward, an attorney for the original whistleblower confir...
23:51 2019-10-06

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics just as the 2020 campaign heightens scrutiny into co...
17:00 2019-08-09

UK Brexit ideas fall short, says European Parliament chief British PM Johnson's proposals to seek a Brexit deal fall well short of expectations on three key points, says Guy Verhofstadt. The UK leader is facing backlash over his confrontational tone in the Ho...
19:34 2019-09-26

PM Modi-President Xi's Seaside Summit Aims To Reset China-India Ties Ancient temples carved into massive rock faces along the ocean will form the backdrop to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's informal talks aimed at resetting ties.....
08:17 2019-10-11

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assem...
11:17 2019-07-03

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
14:17 2019-06-20

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidenc...
12:00 2019-06-13

Ford Names New President For China Joint Venture To Deepen Alliance Amid Falling Sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in.....
11:00 2019-08-25

PM Modi Meets South Korea President, Discusses Ways To Enhance Trade Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and discussed ways to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people relations....
19:00 2019-06-28

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections...
13:34 2019-06-17

Algeria parliament president Bouchareb resigns: Ennahar TV Algerian parliament president Moad Bouchareb quit on Tuesday, Ennahar TV and a parliamentary source said, after prolonged demands for his removal by protesters who saw him as a pillar of the ruling el...
13:51 2019-07-02

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
11:34 2019-06-20

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited politica...
13:01 2019-05-29

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations...
04:34 2019-07-22

Ukraine president on Trump: 'Nobody pushed me' President Donald Trump insists he placed "no pressure" on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. During a meeting in New York Wednesday, Zelenski...
01:34 2019-09-26

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed...
07:00 2019-06-18

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations h...
17:51 2019-05-22

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
14:17 2019-06-20

Tanzania lawmakers protest against expulsion from parliament of critic of president Opposition lawmakers in Tanzania on Tuesday boycotted the swearing in of a ruling party lawmaker who replaced a fierce critic of the president following his expulsion from parliament....
16:34 2019-09-03

Triple Talaq Must Go For Equal Rights To Women: President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said eradication of social evils like ''Triple Talaq'' and ''Nikah-Halala'' is imperative for ensuring equal rights for women in the country....
14:17 2019-06-20

Trump's Ukraine call sparks new questions over intelligence chief's firing The president removed Dan Coats days after his conversation with Zelenskiy and insisted that Coats’s deputy not get the jobThree days after his now infamous phone conversation with Ukrainian president...
14:34 2019-09-28

Former intelligence chief Dan Coats feels 'so bad' for successor as Ukraine drama ramps up Former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday said he feels "so bad" for acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, who stepped into the role just as a whistleblower comp...
12:00 2019-09-25

Pentagon chief says emphasized anti-corruption in call with Ukraine counterpart U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he had told his Ukrainian counterpart in a recent phone call that it was important for Kiev to deal with corruption, but declined to comment on a dr...
19:34 2019-09-26

House Judiciary chief call on Barr to recuse himself from Ukraine probes U.S. Attorney General William Barr must recuse himself from any Ukraine-related investigations after a memo showed President Donald Trump in a July call told the Ukrainian president he would have the ...
20:00 2019-09-25

Ukraine president: Nobody explained to me why US military aid was delayed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was not told why the Trump administration delayed $250 million in military aid to the country, he said on Tuesday....
08:00 2019-10-02

Ukraine's president says there was no blackmail in Trump call Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has said there was no blackmail involved during a telephone call with President Trump that has set in motion an impeachment inquiry....
19:51 2019-10-10

Trump says he discussed corruption with Ukraine’s president WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine’s new president about his summer election and the fact that “we don’t want our people, like Vice President Biden and...
20:34 2019-09-23

Ukraine president says there was ‘no blackmail’ in call with Trump In an all-day “media marathon” held in a Kyiv food court, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy played down suggestions that Trump pressured him in exchange for U.S. military aid to help Ukraine battle Russia...
07:51 2019-10-11

Ukraine's president says he is indifferent to Burisma case Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he was indifferent to investigations into gas company Burisma, which had Hunter Biden, the son of leading Democratic presidential contende...
14:17 2019-10-10

Ukraine’s President: ‘I Wanted to Be World Famous,’ but Not This Way Volodymyr Zelensky came to office vowing to fight corruption and forge peace. Then came the Trump phone call. Today, in a marathon news conference, he tried to start over....
23:17 2019-10-10

Ukraine’s President Says Call With Trump Was ‘Normal’ President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, unwillingly entangled in an impeachment inquiry in the United States, said, “I don’t want to be involved in the democratic elections of U.S.A.”...
01:00 2019-09-26

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukr...
22:34 2019-06-04

Ukraine’s President Says No One Explained to Him Why U.S. Aid Money Was Delayed (WASHINGTON) –– Ukraine’s president says no one explained to him why U.S. military aid to his country was delayed. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told reporters Tuesday that he stress...
03:34 2019-10-02

Asked about Trump, Ukraine president says only his son can pressure him Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, asked whether U.S. President Donald Trump had put pressure on him during a July phone call, said nobody can put pressure on him except his six-year-old son....
12:00 2019-09-25

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditi...
22:34 2019-07-21

Ukraine's President Is Desperate to Escape This Nightmare Amid perhaps the most urgent threat of impeachment so far, President Donald Trump met with the man of the hour, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who absolutely wants nothing to do with any of t...
06:00 2019-09-26

Ukraine's president on Trump call: 'Nobody pushed me' Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told reporters he was not pressured by President Trump to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden or his son....
03:34 2019-09-26

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are sti...
15:51 2019-07-03

Full Text Of President Kovind's Speech At Joint Session Of Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday addressed the joint session of parliament. He said the people of India have given a "clear mandate to the government to continue the developmental journey that......
11:34 2019-06-20

Trump-Ukraine scandal: whistleblower complaint 'unprecedented', says intelligence chief – live Joseph Maguire, acting director of national intelligence, testifies before the House intelligence committee on the whistleblower complaintThe Guardian’s independent journalism brings clarity at this c...
17:34 2019-09-26

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York T...
12:51 2019-07-08

Trump says call with Ukraine’s president was ‘perfectly fine’ Trump is defending himself against the intelligence official's complaint, asserting that it comes from a ``partisan whistleblower,'' though the president also says he doesn't know who had made it....
00:51 2019-09-22

Pompeo confirms he was on call between Trump, Ukraine’s president Pompeo did not say whether he thought the contents of the July 25 call were inappropriate or whether he believed they warranted the complaint of an intelligence community whistleblower at the centre o...
20:34 2019-10-02

President Trump Says He Had ‘Routine’ Call With Ukraine Leader (WASHINGTON) –– President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democr...
18:51 2019-09-21

Ukraine president's party believes it won 13 out of 13 constituencies in Kiev Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party has probably won all 13 constituencies in Kiev in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, party leader Dmytro Razumkov told reporters....
22:34 2019-07-21

Ukraine president wants to discuss coalition with Voice party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday said he wants to invite the Voice party, headed by rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, for talks about forming a governing coalition in parliament....
22:34 2019-07-21

Trump Says He Discussed Biden in Call With Ukraine's President President Trump appeared to confirm that he discussed Joe Biden and his son on a call with Ukraine’s president, as some senior Democrats revived talk of impeachment over reports that the president ask...
21:00 2019-09-22

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of the country’s political scene after early results ...
13:17 2019-07-22

A bank scandal, an oligarch and the IMF: Ukraine's president has a lot to deal with right now Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is under pressure over how he will resolve a long-running dispute regarding a nationalized bank and its former oligarch owner....
10:51 2019-09-20

Trump says he's going to release the transcript of his call with the president of Ukraine Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump said he will release a full transcript of a July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. "You will see it was a very friendly and t...
03:34 2019-09-25

Ukraine president says Trump didn't seek to blackmail him Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not seek to blackmail him during a phone call in July or a meeting in September....
14:17 2019-10-10

Ukraine president says ready to discuss PrivatBank with Kolomoisky Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he was ready to discuss the fate of PrivatBank with its former owner Ihor Kolomoisky, but stressed he would defend the interests of the state....
14:17 2019-10-10

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
17:00 2019-06-05

| EXTRACTS | Trump's call with Ukraine president: 'I would like you to do us a favour' The White House on Wednesday released a transcript of US President Donald Trump's July 25 telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky....
19:34 2019-09-25

Trump’s call with Ukraine’s president includes a key promise. But it might not be the one you think. Plenty of people are focusing on military aid. But Trump seemed to offer Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky something else in exchange for doing what he asked....
08:34 2019-09-26

Ukraine president's office says no prisoner swap with Russia yet The office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said no prisoner swap had taken place with Russia yet and the process was ongoing, after an earlier Facebook post by Ukraine's general p...
10:34 2019-08-30

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
17:17 2019-05-21

The Latest: Ukraine’s president outlines main priorities Ukraine’s president, buoyed by an exit poll showing his party taking the largest share of votes in parliamentary elections, says fighting corruption and establishing peace in the war-wracked east will...
22:34 2019-07-21

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power f...
20:00 2019-05-21

Georgia’s ex-president back in Ukraine; citizenship restored KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili has arrived in Ukraine a day after its new leader reinstated his citizenship. Saakashvili arrived in Kiev on Wednesday following t...
18:34 2019-05-29

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Char...
20:34 2019-08-22

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
16:17 2019-07-03

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months....
12:34 2019-06-28

Ukraine's president says Kiev unlikely to publish Trump call transcript Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday that Kiev was unlikely to publish its version of a transcript of a July 25 phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, at the heart of an impeac...
19:00 2019-09-30

Whistleblower: Trump ‘Urged’ Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democr...
14:17 2019-09-21

President Trump’s Special Envoy to Ukraine Resigns: U.S. Official (WASHINGTON) — Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO caught in the middle of a whistleblower complaint over the President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, resigned Friday from...
16:34 2019-09-28

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
22:17 2019-07-10

Ukraine president’s party leads ahead of parliamentary vote Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party is showing the most support in opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, but obtaining a solid majority in the Verkhovna Rada is far...
18:34 2019-07-18

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president’s rivals New revelations about the president’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political o...
11:17 2019-09-21

Trump repeatedly pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden’s son: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, c...
01:17 2019-09-21

Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall S...
10:51 2019-09-21

Trump’s Ukraine call reveals a president convinced of his own invincibility One day after the special counsel testified about Russian interference in the 2016 election, Trump spoke with another world leader in a phone call that’s now under scrutiny....
22:00 2019-09-22

Ukraine President Zelensky, tired of war, urges U.N. to push for peace Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky decried the continued occupation of his country by Russian forces in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in New York....
04:00 2019-09-26

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote. Experts have said his party could "achieve a dominating positi...
19:34 2019-07-21

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:51 2019-07-21

Mike Pompeo Says "Was On Call" During Trump's Talk With Ukraine President US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed Wednesday that he listened in on the phone call that is at the heart of the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump....
20:34 2019-10-02

Trump shrugs off impeachment talk over call with Ukraine president Trump lashes out at the media: ‘If a Republican ever said what Joe Biden said, they’d be getting the electric chair’ Opinion: this is a taste of how dirty 2020 will getDonald Trump has attempted to sh...
09:34 2019-09-24

Party of Ukraine's new president leads parliamentary vote race The party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has kept a strong lead ahead of a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
11:17 2019-06-10

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chanc...
06:51 2019-07-06

Ukraine President Calls Controversial Call With Trump "Normal" Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky insisted Wednesday he had not been "pushed" by Donald Trump during a controversial phone call in which the US president urged an investigation of his political.....
01:34 2019-09-26

Ukraine president says he didn’t feel ‘pushed’ during call with Trump Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Wednesday he did not feel pressured during his phone call with President Trump — as Trump doubled down on his call for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden’s so...
01:00 2019-09-26

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in...
15:00 2019-08-13

Impeachment talk intensifies over Trump's call with Ukraine president Trump seems to acknowledge he discussed Biden in July callOpinion: this is a taste of how dirty 2020 will getImpeachment talk has intensified in Washington, after Donald Trump suggested he discussed J...
15:34 2019-09-23

Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of Representat...
02:34 2019-10-05

The Trump-Ukraine Call Notes Are Much Worse for the President Than Anyone Predicted Even the White House's in-house account of the Trump-Ukraine call includes a record of the president asking a foreign power to interfere in American elections....
05:34 2019-09-26

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
17:00 2019-05-21

Ukraine president thought only U.S. side of Trump call would be published Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday he thought that only U.S. President Donald Trump's side of their July phone call would be published....
03:34 2019-09-26

Top lines from transcript of Trump’s phone call with Ukraine’s president WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) –  The White House on Wednesday released a record of the July 25 call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Here are some of the st...
01:00 2019-09-26

Akhilesh Yadav's Big Overhaul, Dissolves Samajwadi Party's Units In UP Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Friday dissolved the party's Uttar Pradesh units, including the state executive and youth wings. The organisational overhaul is his course-correction......
15:34 2019-08-23

CBOE Holdings Names Edward T. Tilly to Succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that CBOE Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO of CBOE Hol...
09:51 2019-05-23

Trump’s Damning Call With Ukraine’s President Demands an Impeachment Inquiry The unredacted, declassified summary of Donald Trump’s July 25 telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky contains an express request that he work with Trump’s personal att...
00:00 2019-09-26

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears set to dramatically refashion the country's political...
00:00 2019-07-23

"No Blackmail" In Trump Call: Ukraine President In 14-Hour Media Address Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 US presidential election but denied that President Donald Trump.....
08:17 2019-10-11

Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east In one of his first acts as Ukrainian president, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy held out a symbolic olive branch to people in Ukraine's mostly Russian-speaking Donbass region, by switc...
19:17 2019-07-17

Tom Cruise Meets Ukraine President For Film On Trump Impeachment: Report Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky welcomed Tom Cruise to Kiev to discuss locations for one of the Hollywood superstar's new film projects, the presidency said Tuesday....
21:34 2019-10-01

Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine president to probe Hunter Biden President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son during a July phone call in which he urged him eight times to work with his personal law...
00:51 2019-09-21

Seeking favors, Trump asked Ukraine president to investigate Biden President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trump's personal lawyer, according to ...
03:34 2019-09-26

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
22:51 2019-07-18

Donald Trump asked Ukraine's president to investigate rival Joe Biden US President Donald Trump requested his Ukrainian counterpart start an investigation into Joe Biden, the summary of a White House phone call has shown. Trump also said Germany "does almost nothing" to...
19:00 2019-09-25

Ukraine's president tells Trump to his face that he doesn't want to be involved in US elections Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Wednesday afternoon. During t...
23:00 2019-09-25

Read: Summary of President Trump's call with Ukraine leader about Joe Biden The White House release came a day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was launching an impeachment inquiry into President Trump's phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky....
20:34 2019-09-25

Watch: Trump speaks after bilateral meeting with Ukraine President Zelensky The event comes hours after the White House released a memorandum of a July 25 call between the two leaders in which Trump asked Zelensky to "look into" former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden'...
20:34 2019-09-25

Trump Calls Reports That He Pressured Ukraine’s President a ‘Witch Hunt’ Mr. Trump, intensifying a line of attack his allies have stoked for months, accused the media of covering up the former vice president’s dealings with Ukraine....
19:17 2019-09-21

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
04:34 2019-06-04

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
17:34 2019-07-08

Congress Dissolves Odisha Unit, State Committees Constituted For Polls The Congress on Monday announced dissolution of the Odisha unit and also of all state committees constituted for the recently held assembly and Lok Sabha polls....
22:00 2019-08-26

UK storm names: Atiyah, Liam and Olivia among names for 2019-20's strongest weather systems Atiyah will be the first storm to blow in across the UK and Ireland this winter, according to the new list of names for this year's strongest weather systems....
16:00 2019-09-06

Trump urged Ukraine president eight times during call to investigate Joe Biden's son, report says The Wall Street Journal's report came as a top Ukraine official said Trump "is looking" for Ukraine officials to investigate Biden's son "to discredit" Biden....
06:51 2019-09-21

Pompeo: Former U.S. Vice President Biden should be investigated if he corruptly meddled in Ukraine probe of son U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said that President Donald Trump's Democratic political rival Joe Biden should be investigated if evidence shows he improperly intervened to protect his s...
16:34 2019-09-22

Amid Impeachment Outcry, Trump Says He’ll Release Transcript of His Call With Ukraine’s President (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he has directed the release on Wednesday of the “unredacted” transcript of his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy...
23:00 2019-09-24

‘You’re Good-Looking!’ Ukraine’s President Charms Tom Cruise Amid Trump Impeachment Probe (KYIV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s leader isn’t just trying to charm U.S. President Donald Trump — he’s set his sights now on Tom Cruise, too. Mission impossible? Maybe not &mda...
03:34 2019-10-02

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding question...
09:51 2019-07-12

Trump pressed Ukraine president to probe political rival: call summary President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and his personal lawyer, according ...
20:00 2019-09-25

Source says whistleblower didn't have ‘firsthand knowledge’ of Trump call with Ukraine president The whistleblower who sparked a mounting controversy over President Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine’s president did not actually have “firsthand knowledge” of the conversation, a person familiar ...
01:00 2019-09-24

Ukraine election: rock star set for coalition talks with comedian-turned-president President ready for talks with singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk as exit polls point to victory but as part of coalitionAs if a comedian becoming the president wasn’t enough, Ukraine now has a rock star as ...
09:51 2019-07-22

Ukraine president expects Trump meeting, Donbass peace talks in September Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in September and also that peace talks between Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France to resolve the Donbass conflict w...
11:00 2019-09-13

President Donald Trump affirms he withheld Ukraine aid before controversial phone call President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday he ordered his administration to withhold aid from Ukraine, a week before he spoke to Kiev's leader in a call that's led to widespread Democratic calls for ...
19:34 2019-09-24

In call to Ukraine’s president, Trump revived a favorite conspiracy theory about the DNC hack President Trump mentioned CrowdStrike in his conversation with the Ukrainian president. CrowdStrike was the company that identified the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee computers....
04:34 2019-09-26

UPDATE 11-Seeking favors, Trump asked Ukraine president to investigate Biden President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's leader to investigate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trump's personal lawyer, according to ...
03:34 2019-09-26

Trump's actions with Ukraine were 'profoundly stupid' and beyond anything any president has ever done, historians and veteran diplomats say AP Photo/Evan Vucci Historians, foreign policy experts, and veteran diplomats all say that the Ukraine scandal threatening Donald Trump's presidency is unprecedented. President Donald Trump in a Jul...
02:34 2019-09-28

House Committee Chairmen Request Ukraine Documents From Vice President Pence (WASHINGTON) — House investigators want Vice President Mike Pence to give them documents that could shed light on whether he helped President Donald Trump pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Bid...
02:00 2019-10-05

Trump envoy met with Ukraine president's ex-rival year before call in impeachment probe In 2018, Trump's envoy to Ukraine, Kurt Volker, met with Yulia Tymoshenko, a former prime minister who ran for president against Volodymir Zelensky....
01:34 2019-09-28

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President...
14:51 2019-06-30

Controversy over Trump phone call centers on Ukraine, as president decries 'partisan' complaint The developing controversy over a mysterious phone conversation President Trump had with a foreign leader apparently centers on Ukraine, as the president and his allies fight back and claim the uproar...
10:17 2019-09-21

Ukraine's comedian-turned-politician walks a fine line with America's reality-TV President Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not have an easy job. Ukraine is one of the poorest places in Europe, his country faces a steady outflow of capital and a proxy war with Russian-backed insu...
18:34 2019-09-22

Controversy over Trump phone call centers on Ukraine, as president claims new plot by Schiff The developing controversy over a mysterious phone conversation President Trump had with a foreign leader apparently centers on Ukraine, as the president and his allies claim the uproar is just anothe...
15:51 2019-09-20

Mike Pompeo reportedly took part in Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukraine's president Reuters Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a participant in a July 25 phone call with President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The ...
01:00 2019-10-01

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
00:51 2019-07-03

Trump-Ukraine scandal: memo shows president pushed for Biden investigation – live A newly released memo from the White House shows Trump discussed Joe Biden, Rudy Giuliani and Robert Mueller with the Ukrainian presidentRead the full memorandum of Trump’s call with Ukraine 3.49pm BS...
17:00 2019-09-25

Trump told GOP lawmakers Rick Perry suggested call to Ukraine president: report President Trump told GOP lawmakers that he didn’t want to make the phone call to the Ukrainian president that sparked an impeachment inquiry in the House but did so after being urged by Energy S...
02:17 2019-10-07

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national sec...
02:34 2019-05-30

A formal impeachment inquiry has been launched: Here's everything we know about the whistleblower complaint and Trump's phone call with Ukraine's president Associated Press On Tuesday evening, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House will launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. One hundred sixty-nine out of 235 Hou...
14:00 2019-09-26

‘It Sounds Horrible To Me.’ White House Releases Memo Summarizing Trump’s Call With Ukraine’s President (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with Rudy Giuliani and the U.S. attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, ...
00:00 2019-09-26

Trump mentioned a wild conspiracy theory about the DNC and the Russia probe in his phone call with Ukraine's president Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump brought up an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the Russia investigation and the hack of the Democratic National Committee during a phone call wi...
10:00 2019-09-26

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenure....
20:17 2019-07-05

Ex-Wartime Defence Chief To Run For Sri Lanka President Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, who faces trials at home and in the US for alleged corruption and murder, will enter this year's presidential race, loyalists said Thursday....
23:34 2019-08-08

Meet Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine's comedian turned president who's at the center of the scandal threatening Trump's presidency Chris Helgren/Reuters Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has only been in office a few months and he's already at the center of a scandal that's threatening Donald Trump's presidency. A phone cal...
23:00 2019-09-25

Read the full declassified whistleblower complaint linked to a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The whistleblower complaint lodged by an intelligence official in August that is now at the center of an impeachment inquiry about US President Donald Trump was declassified on...
15:34 2019-09-26

Trump hopes 'they release' his call with Ukraine's president, in which he says he talked about both Joe and Hunter Biden and 'corruption taking place' Amid calls from Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, for the White House to release a transcript of a call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine, Trump told repo...
05:00 2019-09-23

The Trump whistleblower raised concerns about the 'unusual' way the White House handled records of his call with Ukraine's president Drew Angerer/Getty Images The US intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump also raised concerns that the White House may have mishandled records of a Ju...
10:00 2019-09-26

Fed Chief Wedged Between a Slowing Economy and an Angry President Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell faces scrutiny from markets and the White House over his stewardship of interest rates in an economy that has been unsettled by a trade dispute with China and fe...
01:34 2019-08-20

Fellow US diplomat clarified Trump's intent after top envoy to Ukraine called president's plan 'crazy,' texts show On Aug. 28, Andrey Yermak, an aide to Ukrainian President Vlodomyr Zelensky, sent a four-word text message to Kurt Volker, a former U.S. State Department special envoy to Kiev....
14:00 2019-10-04

Phone call shows President Donald Trump urged Ukraine leader Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Biden's son The White House released a transcript Wednesday of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that's at the center of a congressional impeachment investigat...
17:34 2019-09-25

Former Ukraine diplomat Marie Yovanovitch to impeachment officials: President Donald Trump pressured State Dept. to dismiss her Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch appeared in Congress on Friday for a deposition arranged by Democratic investigators who are leading the impeachment inquiry involving President Don...
02:17 2019-10-12

Brazil president says if INPE chief betrayed his trust, he will be fired Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if the head of government space research agency INPE betrayed his confidence regarding sensitive deforestation data, he will be fired...
22:51 2019-08-01

Jharkhand Congress Chief Becomes 4th State Party President To Resign Taking responsibility of the party's debacle in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Ajoy Kumar Monday resigned from his post....
07:17 2019-05-28

Former Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz announces he will not run for president Schultz, a billionaire, said in January that he was considering a nonpartisan bid, describing himself as a “centrist independent outside the two-party system.”...
13:00 2019-09-06

Elizabeth Warren, a Lawyer, Got Paid?? to Be a Lawyer?? The Washington Post published a report late Wednesday night in which the venerable newspaper walked readers through a list of past cases that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a lawyer, worked on while she was s...
19:00 2019-05-23

DR Congo President and UN chief meet at a ‘historic moment’ for democracy in the country On the third and final day of his visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres declared that the country is experiencing a historic moment, which could herald the develop...
23:34 2019-09-02

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the party's drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The...
22:51 2019-07-13

Sri Lanka President Slams Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attack Testimony Sri Lanka's president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people died could have been avoided....
21:17 2019-05-30

Sri Lanka President Sacks Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said......
20:00 2019-06-08

Ethiopian Army Chief, Regional President Killed In "Hit Squad" Attack Ethiopia's army chief and the president of a key region have been shot dead in a wave of violence highlighting the political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push......
15:51 2019-06-23

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the da...
19:34 2019-07-09

Trump wanted Ukraine’s president to launch investigations before face-to-face meeting, State Dept. texts show The messages between State Department officials, an aide to Ukraine’s president and Rudy Giuliani were released by House Democrats as part of their impeachment investigation....
13:34 2019-10-04

CMC tycoon Cruddas hands £50,000 to Johnson bid Boris Johnson has been handed £50,000 by Peter Cruddas, one of the City's leading figures, as he seeks to blow rivals away financially and rebuild his standing among employers in the race for the...
15:17 2019-06-07

Thursday's Daily Brief: UN chief remembers former Assembly President, Council on Africa's Great Lakes, FAO data shows stable food prices A recap of Thursday's stories: Guterres addresses climate emergency in op-ed; UN envoy highlights 'golden opportunity' for Africa's Great Lakes region; FAO scales up banana crop protection against dis...
04:00 2019-10-04

Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates who are running in Tunisia’s presidential election next month, which will be a crucial test for the North African nation’s young democracy...
02:34 2019-09-01

Legendary oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91 T. Boone Pickens joined other billionaires in signing a "giving pledge" in promising to donate a majority of his wealth to charity.       ...
02:34 2019-09-12

T. Boone Pickens, oil tycoon and philanthropist, dead at 91 OKLAHOMA CITY — T. Boone Pickens, who amassed a fortune as an oil tycoon and corporate raider and gave much of it away as a philanthropist, has died. He was 91. Spokesman Jay Rosser confirmed Pickens’...
02:00 2019-09-12

Microsoft tycoon's superyacht on sale for $325M If you've ever wanted to own a 414-foot luxury superyacht that once belonged to late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, now you can -- for $325 million....
16:34 2019-09-09

Property tycoon on the run since 2015 arrested over wife's murder A millionaire property tycoon on the US Marshals' most wanted fugitives list has been arrested over the murder of his wife after four years on the run....
14:34 2019-08-07

City tycoon Spencer places bet on future of the Tote Michael Spencer, the billionaire financial services entrepreneur, is placing a big bet on the future of the Tote by snapping up a substantial minority stake in its parent company....
07:17 2019-10-08

T Boone Pickens, Texas oil tycoon, dies aged 91 Quotable businessman built wealth on Wall Street and later became a champion of renewable energyT Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover atte...
00:00 2019-09-12

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a cent...
09:00 2019-07-10

Who Cancels Lunch With Warren Buffett? A Chinese Tycoon Did, but Why? Justin Sun denied reports that he had postponed a charity lunch with the investing guru after attracting regulatory scrutiny. In China, where executives sometimes vanish, such reports are not unusual....
20:00 2019-07-24

Sotheby's snapped up by French tycoon Drahi for $3.7 billion Franco-Israeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the art auction house's return to private ownership af...
23:17 2019-06-17

Top envoys to Ukraine drafted statement that would have committed Ukraine to pursuing investigations Following the July call at the center of a whistleblower complaint against President Trump, two top U.S. diplomats drafted a statement to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that would have committ...
04:34 2019-10-04

Esper not on Trump's Ukraine phone call, but Pentagon will preserve documents on Ukraine aid freeze Defense Secretary Mark Esper did not take part in a July phone call between President Trump and the president of Ukraine, the Pentagon confirmed on Thursday, but, a spokesman said, the department will...
04:34 2019-10-04

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
18:34 2019-08-16

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligen...
12:34 2019-06-07

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
07:17 2019-06-01

Egyptian tycoon and Mubarak ally Hussein Salem dies Hussein Salem, one of Egypt's most prominent businessmen and an ally of deposed president Hosni Mubarak, died in Spain on Tuesday, his niece and state media said....
00:00 2019-08-14

Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks Guy Hands, one of Britain's most prominent financiers, is in talks to sell a disputed portfolio of two dozen care homes to a specialist real estate investor for more than £200m....
15:17 2019-06-14

'Active Interest': Insurance Tycoon Spied on Women Who Caught His Eye Dozens of surveillance operatives working for Greg Lindberg tailed actual and prospective romantic partners, assembling dossiers along the way. Regulators have since taken control of much of his insur...
19:00 2019-10-03

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:...
22:17 2019-07-06

I've no money, says tycoon as ex says she faces eviction from £3.3m Chelsea home An American property tycoon who has partied with Madonna and tried to buy Coventry City FC told the High Court "I have no money" as he battled his ex-wife's demand for £176,195 from their divorce sett...
21:51 2019-10-11

Thai tycoon gets additional year in prison in poaching case A Thai construction tycoon has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison for bribing a park ranger in relation to a high-profile case of poaching endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary la...
15:17 2019-06-11

India: Coffee tycoon Siddhartha found dead in river Authorities say they have recovered the body of a coffee magnate from a river in southern India. V.G. Siddhartha went missing on Monday, sparking speculation about financial troubles....
19:17 2019-07-31

South African tycoon accused of bribery killed in car crash Gavin Watson was at the centre of claims of systematic graft involving leading ANC figuresOpposition politicians in South Africa are calling for a “thorough and transparent” investigation into a car c...
18:00 2019-08-27

Energy Company Controlled by Indicted Tycoon Files for Chapter 11 An energy company controlled by indicted financier Greg Lindberg filed for bankruptcy, a possible sign of financial distress in his empire of private companies that collectively borrowed at least $2 b...
02:00 2019-10-05

Live updates: Trump calls for Ukraine, China to investigate Bidens; former Ukraine envoy testifies on Capitol Hill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said GOP lawmakers are loyal to Trump, not the Constitution, ahead of testimony from a key witness in the impeach inquiry....
17:00 2019-10-03

"Cease Anger With Love": Hong Kong Tycoon's Message On Protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating crisis as pop concerts and public events were......
13:34 2019-08-16

Body of Missing Indian Coffee Shop Tycoon Found in River (BANGALORE, India) — Fishermen on Wednesday found the body of an Indian coffee shop chain owner in a river, two days after he disappeared, police said. The body of Cafe Coffee Day founder V.G. S...
19:17 2019-07-31

Millionaire tech tycoon, NYU alum at center of deadly California kidnapping A millionaire tech tycoon with ties to New York City was kidnapped from his oceanfront home in California and thrown into a white BMW where a dead body was later found, the Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office...
20:34 2019-10-02

Body of India's coffee tycoon found floating in river by fishermen The body of V.G. Siddhartha, founder of India’s largest coffee chain, was found floating in a river Wednesday, two days after he was first reported missing. ...
23:34 2019-07-31

Exiled In Hong Kong, Chinese Tycoon At Centre Of Australian Probe Australian tax authorities know where to find their man - living in a gilded quasi-exile in Hong Kong. They also know what they want. That would be back taxes of 140 million Australian dollars, or......
18:17 2019-10-07

Ex-Russian Arms Tycoon Quietly Wields Influence In British PM Race A former Russian arms tycoon who had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin is a major donor to Britain's ruling Conservative Party and counts himself a friend of the man expected to be the....
19:51 2019-07-19

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
10:17 2019-06-21

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inapprop...
00:51 2019-06-01

How Indian-Born Tycoon's Luxe Vacation Home Got Tangled In Canadian Probe It appeared to be the coup de grace of a Canadian dirty money probe into real estate: a sprawling island manor off the coast of Vancouver that the government said was linked directly to an alleged......
07:34 2019-06-11

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
14:00 2019-08-16

UPDATE 2-El Salvador rejects Mexican tycoon Slim's bid for local Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover ...
21:51 2019-05-21

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
16:51 2019-06-29

Dubai court restores yacht to Russia tycoon, move disputed in divorce contest A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal...
17:00 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants relating to bonds it had issu...
15:17 2019-07-07

18-year-old daughter of British tycoon Rachel Clacher found dead in Majorca pool The 18-year-old daughter of a wealthy British entrepreneur has been found dead in a swimming pool after a night out of partying with friends in Majorca, Spain, according to a report. Josie Clacher — d...
01:34 2019-08-15

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassment by British billionaire, Sir Philip Green. In the...
11:17 2019-07-04

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inapprop...
23:17 2019-05-31

What does 'prorogue Parliament' mean? When was Parliament last suspended in UK? The Queen has consented to Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament from the middle of September, in a move which could hamper efforts to block a no deal Brexit....
00:00 2019-08-29

Punjab Congress Chief Backs "MLAs As Advisors To Chief Minister" Move Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Tuesday defended the appointment of six MLAs as advisors to the chief minister, saying the legislators could too give advice as they feel the pulse of people....
00:17 2019-09-18

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
01:34 2019-06-13

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Ru...
16:34 2019-08-14

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for Ame...
11:34 2019-08-01

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments ...
17:00 2019-08-28

Mexican president says to meet Guatemalan president-elect on Friday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he will meet Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammattei in the Mexican city of Merida on Friday....
16:17 2019-09-17

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
09:17 2019-06-11

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy ...
22:34 2019-09-09

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus ...
05:00 2019-08-01

Phone call shows President Donald Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Biden's son The White House released a transcript Wednesday of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that's at the center of a congressional impeachment investigat...
04:00 2019-09-26

Federal corruption investigation involves UAW president, former president A source says the criminal complaint against UAW Region 5 Director Vance Pearson refers to UAW President Gary Jones and his predecessor.       ...
23:34 2019-09-13

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
06:17 2019-07-25

Ukrainian President Denies US President Trump Tried To "Blackmail" Him Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders....
18:51 2019-10-10

These are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’...
01:34 2019-06-24

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
00:34 2019-06-05

Rite Aid Names New CEO Rite Aid appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive, saying her experience leading health-care companies would help the pharmacy chain confront competition that has hurt sales and prompted job cuts....
21:34 2019-08-12

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
04:00 2019-06-08

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving ...
13:00 2019-05-29

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy BMW has named Oliver Zipse, one of the driving forces behind its bold electrification programme, as i...
23:17 2019-07-19

Saturn has 20 new moons, and they all need names Earth’s singular moon has offered astronomers the opportunity to study the relationship between planets and the natural satellites that orbit them. In many ways, Earth’s moon is the perfec...
03:51 2019-10-09

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing ...
12:34 2019-05-22

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.  ...
09:00 2019-06-04

Ranking the best of the XFL team names: Which ones do you like best? Here are power rankings for the names announced Wednesday for the XFL’s first eight teams. We judged them on the basis of creativity and trendiness.       ...
00:34 2019-08-22

Wimbledon 2019: The 50 names you need to know -- and why From who's hot and not to potential upset picks to grass-court power rankings, these are the players most likely to shape what happens over the next two weeks....
00:17 2019-07-01

How to know if your lawyer is overcharging you When you hire a lawyer, your chances of overpaying are considerable, according to one legal expert. “There is potentially 10 percent to 30 percent chance of legal bills for overcharging or over-inflat...
10:00 2019-09-15

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
22:34 2019-08-22

The New XFL Team Names And Logos Are Something Worse Than Bad The second, flaghumpinger incarnation of the XFL is, it appears, truly actually happening next spring. Landry Jones is in and the league has real teams and everything! Unfortunately, these are those t...
07:34 2019-08-22

Nissan names China boss as new CEO Makoto Uchida Japanese firm tries to move on from recent troubles with appointment of revamped leadership team Nissan has named the head of its Chinese division, Makoto Uchida, as its new boss, hea...
19:17 2019-10-08

Forget the format and just look at those names on the leaderboard All the talk about the scoring should go quiet now. Nobody has any issues with an event in which the first three names are Koepka, McIlroy and Thomas....
08:34 2019-08-24

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

Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
14:51 2019-05-29

HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3 HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected....
04:34 2019-08-23

New Team Modi Leaves Out These Big Names As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet were sworn in today by President Ram Nath Kovind, several high-profile ministers from the previous government were left out of the line-up....
21:00 2019-05-30

NBC names its new streaming service ‘Peacock’ The cast of NBC’s “The Office.”Justin Lubin / NBC By Lauren Feiner, CNBC NBCUniversal’s new streaming service will be named “Peacock,” the company announced Tuesday. The ad and subsc...
09:51 2019-09-18

GoDaddy names Expedia alum as CEO GoDaddy said Aman Bhutani, who used to be president of Brand Expedia Group, will be its new CEO as current chief Scott Wagner steps down for health reasons....
10:34 2019-08-02

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
20:34 2019-05-30

Who will be the next Redskins’ coach? Here are a few names that might get consideration. The search for Gruden’s full-time replacement can begin now, with an eye toward developing rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins, even as interim coach Bill Callahan finishes the season....
16:17 2019-10-08

Wells Fargo Names Scharf CEO Wells Fargo has named Charles Scharf—Bank of New York Mellon Corp.’s chairman and chief executive—its new CEO, six months after the bank’s previous chief executive stepped down....
18:34 2019-09-27

Designer watch: the names to look out for this season Which brand instantly amassed long waiting lists? Which designer is making Made in Bangladesh a label to be proud of, and who the are the rising stars of Italian tailoring? We have the answers for aut...
18:34 2019-09-10

Few big names on list of some of the 50 best cities to live in the US 24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in.       ...
07:00 2019-09-11

‘The new Ford Puma is here, but surely there were better names available’ Opinion 26 Jun, 2019 Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler bemoans Ford's lack of imagination in dusting off the Puma name for its new small SUV...
19:34 2019-06-27

Behind the Internet: The History of Domain Names We all use domain names to navigate the Internet, but did you ever think about where the idea of domain names actually came from? Why do we use them and rely on them to bounce from website to website ...
19:34 2019-08-13

UN might not have enough money to pay staff next month UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the organization is experiencing its worst budget deficit in a decade. If member states don't pay their fees, there might not be enough cash to pay UN employ...
01:51 2019-10-09

We're The Staff of Jalopnik, Let's Chat We made it past Memorial Day, and that means one thing: from now until Labor Day (maybe a bit after that, honestly) summer Fridays are in full effect. That means you aren’t really doing any work on af...
00:17 2019-06-01

What the Hell Is Going on With Ron DeSantis' Staff? Politico reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had up to seven aides quit in the last day. Some of these aides have been on DeSantis’ staff since his 2018 campaign. This is very strange!...
05:01 2019-06-07

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything [UPDATE: Over] It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
07:34 2019-08-23

N4T Investigators: Lawyer & Disorder TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Investigators have learned that an Arizona attorney with Tucson connections has been suspended from practicing law. The attorney, Augustine Jimenez III, better known as Augi...
09:17 2019-07-02

We're The Staff Of Deadspin. Let's Chat! The week’s all but blogged out. We’re down below in the comments, hanging out and waiting for your questions. Ask us stuff, and we will answer it!...
21:34 2019-08-23

CBI Transfers More Than 300 Staff Members In an attempt to overhaul the Central Bureau of Investigation, the agency has transferred over 300 lower-rung staff members who are understood to have been posted at a station for over 10 years,......
15:00 2019-09-30

Comment Of The Day: Good Band Names Edition When was the last time a good band name was thought up while looking at a car? That’s exactly what this little exchange inspired today on the Jalopnik Blogs. When looking at the extremely good grille ...
06:17 2019-09-21

Tentative list of the missing in Bahamas has 2,500 names FREEPORT, Bahamas — The Bahamas government said Wednesday there are 2,500 people on its list of those missing after Hurricane Dorian. But the names have yet to be checked against the rosters of people...
23:00 2019-09-11

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
21:34 2019-05-29

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association say...
11:51 2019-06-04

The top 10 most ridiculous names of sporting events and tournaments Add another interesting name to the bowl game lineup. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is new title sponsor of Frisco Bowl. We rank the top 10 craziest names.       ...
23:34 2019-08-16

Sudan PM names first Cabinet since removal of al-Bashir Sudan’s newly appointed prime minister announces his Cabinet, the first since the military’s ouster of autocratic former President Omar al-Bashir in April...
21:00 2019-09-05

How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names The words ‘domain migration’ have the potential to strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced webmasters, but with careful planning and execution, the process needn't...
17:51 2019-07-10

Wells Fargo Names Charles Scharf CEO Wells Fargo has named Charles Scharf—Bank of New York Mellon Corp.’s chairman and chief executive—its new CEO, six months after the bank’s previous chief executive stepped down....
15:34 2019-09-27

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

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as act...
21:00 2019-08-16

Android Ditches Dessert-Themed Names as Q Becomes 10 Android Q is now Android 10. Breaking the 10-year history of naming Android releases after desserts, Google on Thursday announced it had officially named the next version as just Android 10....
07:34 2019-08-23

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point Advocates and Hollywood groups say the site’s previous practice of using such credits hurts transgender people. But the new policy still falls short in their view....
02:00 2019-08-14

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history....
21:34 2019-06-27

A Tentative List of the Missing in the Bahamas Has 2,500 Names FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — An estimated 2,500 people are listed as missing in the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath, the government said Wednesday. But it cautioned that the names had ...
13:34 2019-09-12

Priyanka Gandhi Turns Down Congress Top Job. There Are 7 More Names Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has turned down requests to take over as Congress president, a role that her brother Rahul Gandhi relinquished after the party's national election debacle in May....
16:17 2019-07-24

2019 NFL season: 100 names to know as Week 1 kicks off You probably already know the biggest stars of the NFL. These names, however, could be the next wave of key players and figures.       ...
15:34 2019-09-08

Five of Jupiter’s newly discovered moons have been given names Last year, astronomers announced they’d found 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter, and now five of them have been named after daughters and granddaughters of Zeus...
19:34 2019-08-27

Boeing names new board chairman in setback to CEO CHICAGO — Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has lost his title as chairman of the troubled aircraft manufacturer, nearly a year after the first of two crashes of its 737 Max that together killed 346 people...
08:17 2019-10-12

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” ...
18:17 2019-08-05

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

Analyst names the best home improvement stocks CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks about which home improvement retail stocks are doing the best and why the industry is a good place to invest with Brian Nagel of Oppenheimer....
06:00 2019-09-14

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
08:51 2019-07-20

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-le...
14:17 2019-06-19

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive o...
18:51 2019-06-10

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players se...
18:51 2019-06-10

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
20:17 2019-06-10

Here's Why The Names Of So Many Aston Martin Models Start With A 'V' If I had to rank all the letters of the alphabet from lamest to coolest, ‘v’ would be somewhere in the top five—it’s sharp and badass, commanding the kind of respect only the fronting letter of vampir...
00:34 2019-08-13

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the fir...
00:51 2019-05-29

Emmy predictions: Big names, nostalgia and low ratings The Emmy Awards will likely feature plenty of big names and nostalgia. But the safest bet in handicapping the night might be that no matter who wins in key categories, there will be fewer viewers watc...
16:51 2019-09-20

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons ...
19:00 2019-07-12

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few ...
12:00 2019-06-12