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Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance

The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christi...

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance

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M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
05:34 2019-06-18

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official...
21:34 2019-07-12

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching cr...
18:00 2019-06-06

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the ind...
19:51 2019-07-15

American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information.        ...
06:00 2019-07-03

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the ...
22:17 2019-05-31

An admirable Tales Of The City update wants to be considered radical without being radical It’s not particularly surprising that Tales Of The City is finding new life in 2019. For one, we’re in an era of media where basically anything that’s ever existed can return at some point but also be...
20:34 2019-05-30

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor....
01:00 2019-07-17

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
03:34 2019-05-31

U.N. adopts resolution to investigate Philippine drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Thursday to investigate the thousands of deaths connected to the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, attracting swift condemnation from the Duterte adminis...
06:17 2019-07-12

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the Int...
22:17 2019-06-11

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of security....
23:00 2019-06-05

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a new security decree that would mean non-government...
19:51 2019-06-15

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/G...
02:34 2019-05-31

Queens cop adopts kitten after rescuing it from drainage system An animal-loving Queens cop has a new addition to the family after rescuing a quartet of kittens while on the job — and taking one home with him as a pet. New cat dad Officer Rich Wong said he and his...
02:34 2019-06-12

Orlando Car Dealership Adopts Giant Duck Family Car dealerships get a bad reputation, and often for good reason. But if there’s anything that can break the “stealerships” and don’t-forget-valet-mode vibes, it’s kindly allowing a family of 16 ducks ...
18:17 2019-05-23

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions...
20:51 2019-06-05

Couple adopts 6 siblings who spent nearly 5 years in foster care A Pennsylvania couple adopted a group of six siblings who had spent nearly five years in foster care. Steve and Rob Anderson-McLean of Pittsburgh said they were inspired to take in the brothers and si...
22:34 2019-05-30

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
21:51 2019-06-11

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would f...
05:00 2019-06-21

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
00:17 2019-06-06

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Se...
18:51 2019-06-12

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would f...
01:00 2019-06-21

Royal Enfield Adopts Dry Washing Technique In Chennai Amidst Ongoing Water Crisis The city of Chennai is reeling through a severe water crisis. Royal Enfield is doing its bit to save water by using dry washing techniques at its 20 service centres in Chennai....
15:00 2019-07-01

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to ...
21:51 2019-06-11

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement come...
19:34 2019-05-29

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that al...
15:00 2019-05-21

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
22:34 2019-05-21

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
17:17 2019-06-28

UnitedHealth will not change its stance on rebates - CEO UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick to its plan to implement point-of-sale rebates to all its members, Chief Executive Officer David Wichmann said on Thursday....
16:34 2019-07-18

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Congres...
06:51 2019-05-22

What to know about modified radical mastectomy A modified radical mastectomy is a less intensive surgery to treat breast cancer than a radical mastectomy. Here, we give an overview, including what the operation is, what to expect, and recovery....
19:51 2019-06-27

Cyprus: EU to take tougher stance on Turkey over drilling NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says he believes the European Union will take a tougher line against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where the east Mediterranean island n...
15:51 2019-06-18

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country'...
13:34 2019-07-03

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
02:34 2019-05-25

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-r...
11:17 2019-06-28

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmamen...
17:34 2019-05-24

'League of Legends' adopts Overwatch League-style premium eSports pass League of Legends isn't just one of the biggest games on the planet, it's perhaps the most popular eSport too. Starting with the upcoming Summer Split of the League Championship Series (LCS)...
21:00 2019-05-24

‘The public has a right to art’: the radical joy of Keith Haring Colourful and cartoonish, accessible and political, Keith Haring’s work has never gone out of fashion. But what drove him?• ‘He has changed things’: Keith Haring remembered by those who knew himThough...
17:17 2019-06-03

Vettel doubles down on Ferrari's Canadian GP penalty stance Sebastian Vettel coyly avoided questions about his Canadian Grand Prix penalty and his Ferrari Formula 1 team's Friday hearing in France, as he reiterated his belief he did nothing wrong...
22:00 2019-06-20

BJP's "Wait And Watch" Stance As Congress-JDS Coalition Crumbles The BJP today said it would "wait" after two exits from the Karnataka Congress and Janata Dal Secular coalition threatened to plunge the government into a minority if 13 more resignations submitted......
20:00 2019-07-08

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
07:17 2019-06-02

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country's ...
11:34 2019-06-04

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the w...
13:34 2019-06-02

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact as Biden Reverses His Stance For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
18:34 2019-06-07

Kamala Harris Clarifies Her Stance on School Busing (INDIANOLA, Iowa) — Sen. Kamala Harris on Thursday clarified her position on federally mandated school busing, saying it’s only necessary in cases where local governments are actively oppo...
02:01 2019-07-06

Grieve faces deselection threat over Brexit stance The Pro-EU MP Dominic Grieve is facing possible deselection by local Conservative members following another confidence vote over his stance on Brexit....
19:00 2019-06-08

Trump's stance on US dollar is 'short sighted,' economist says "I think it is certainly true that Donald Trump would like a weaker dollar. But I think that's really kind of short sighted," said Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist of Principal Global Investors o...
17:34 2019-07-12

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies wo...
10:34 2019-06-14

Tanguy Ndombele promises to 'deliver big' for Tottenham as Moussa Sissoko adopts the big brother role Tanguy Ndombele could not have made a more immediate impression in a Tottenham shirt and, if the £65million man has settled quickly, it is in no small part thanks to Moussa Sissoko....
13:51 2019-07-22

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making a radical change to the design of its smartphones....
19:51 2019-06-13

New Set Pictures Reveal the Radical Return of Bill & Ted Hear a snippet of the new Lion King’s take on “Hakuna Matata”. The first mysterious teases for Scream: Resurrection are here. Shaun the Sheep has a close encounter of the third kind in his new movie. ...
18:34 2019-07-04

'It’s a miracle': Helsinki's radical solution to homelessness Finland is the only EU country where homelessness is falling. Its secret? Giving people homes as soon as they need them – unconditionallyTatu Ainesmaa turns 32 this summer, and for the first time in m...
10:17 2019-06-03

Your Ridiculously Radical Mitsubishi Delica Wallpapers Are Here Big, lumbering, slow, and much taller than it is wide, the Mitsubishi Delica is the model for all vans to aspire toward. This particularly rad Delica has a huge and awesome roof rack and more forward ...
23:17 2019-06-09

David Attenborough on climate change: 'We cannot be radical enough' David Attenborough says the UK must take radical action to meet its climate change targets, but politicians must make efforts to keep the public on side too...
16:51 2019-07-09

Fed Minutes Show Comfort With Make-No-Moves Rate Stance Many Federal Reserve officials said they expected the recent soft patch in inflation would prove temporary, but several raised concerns at their April 30-May 1 policy meeting about what might happen i...
22:34 2019-05-22

Whoopi Goldberg lashes out at Nikki Haley over pro-life stance "The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg slammed former UN ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday for her remarks knocking abortion activists who expect that all women should be pro-choice, telling her and pro-l...
05:34 2019-06-05

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to ...
19:17 2019-05-21

UBS switches stance with plan to offer $113 million tax settlement in Italy UBS looks set to agree a 100 million euro ($113 million) settlement of a money laundering and tax case in Italy within the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter, in contrast to ...
17:17 2019-06-07

Tory 'Gaukward squad' hardens stance against no-deal Brexit Hammond hints he could vote against next Tory PM and warns of £90bn hit to financesThe next prime minister will have to reckon with a reinvigorated “Gaukward squad”, including David Gauke and Philip H...
21:34 2019-07-02

Andrew Scheer will ‘wait and see’ before taking a stance on conversion therapy ban 'We're opposed to any type of practice that would forcibly attempt to change someone's sexual orientation against their will,' Andrew Scheer told Global News....
01:17 2019-07-11

GM flexes engineering muscle with radical Corvette overhaul With a new midengine layout, the 2020 Corvette Stingray -- a barometer of GM's engineering prowess in an era of rapidly changing technology -- looks to be one of the most advanced vehicles the company...
05:34 2019-07-19

Galaxy Note 10 tipped to have a radical new design… unless it doesn’t For weeks now, we kept hearing two different types of rumors about the Android phones set to launch in the second half of the year. On the one hand, a Samsung insider kept teasing some revolutionary h...
15:00 2019-05-31

The ‘Counter-Textbooks’ Offering Kids a Radical Look at History Throughout the promotion of Beacon Press’ ReVisioning American History series–in which each book tells the nation’s story through the lens of a marginalized group–the authors k...
12:34 2019-06-06

Ford to unveil radical GT that could point to WEC hypercar future Ford will next month unveil an extreme version of its GTE racer that could point to a future in the hypercar concept class of the World Endurance Championship...
13:34 2019-06-21

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goals...
07:17 2019-06-17

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a cl...
19:34 2019-06-14

Radical Rapture is company's most road-focused model yet Rapture will complete the 0-60mph dash in three seconds Ultralight two-seater packs a tuned 2.3-litre Ford Ecoboost engine producing 350bhp and 320lb ft Track car specialist Radical has revealed it...
11:51 2019-07-04

| Villas-Boas to impose 'radical philosophy' on Marseille Andre Villas-Boas made a bold start to his reign as Marseille coach by declaring that he wants to impose a "radical philosophy" on the fallen French giants....
21:51 2019-05-29

Deutsche Bank set to return to roots with radical reboot The German lender is cutting thousands of jobs and shedding whole business lines as part of a massive overhaul. Analysts say cost cutting alone is not going to rid Deutsche Bank of its current woes....
12:51 2019-07-08

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by ...
18:17 2019-07-09

Radical Buddhist Monk Is Charged With Sedition in Myanmar Ashin Wirathu has accused the country’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of foiling the military’s efforts to defend the Buddhist-majority nation against what he calls a Muslim onslaught....
15:51 2019-05-29

Hands-On With Watch Dogs Legion, A Radical Rework With 'Something To Say' There is no main character in the new Watch Dogs, no “guy on the box” in this adventure set in post-Brexit London, the game’s creative director, Clint Hocking, said during a behind-closed-doors demons...
00:00 2019-06-11

Radical Citroen 19_19 concept makes first UK appearance Comfort-focused autonomous EV celebrates 100 years of the French brand Citroen has marked its 100th anniversary with the 19_19 concept, a vision for the future of intercity travel with a focus on ext...
16:51 2019-07-05

Japan auto group says 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance Although the comments were unusually strong, the source is no surprise: Toyota President Akio Toyoda is also chairman of JAMA, the influential trade group....
20:17 2019-05-21

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program ...
09:34 2019-06-22

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate To Lowest In 9 Years, Eases Policy Stance The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a rate cut. It also switched to an accommodative bias from a neutral stance adopted in February....
10:00 2019-06-06

Trump shifts stance on Mueller testimony, questions why Democrats want to hear from him The president had previously said he would leave that decision to Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he has no problem with an appearance by the special counsel....
19:34 2019-05-24

Japan auto group 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance The comments are unusually strong for Japanese industry and reflect growing concern that President Trump may trigger an all-out trade war ahead of U.S. elections next year....
23:00 2019-05-21

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People...
11:51 2019-06-22

Megan Rapinoe not backing off anti-White House visit stance Megan Rapinoe stands by almost every word she said. The U.S. Women’s National Team captain, who drew the ire of President Trump when video was released this week — by soccer magazine Eight by Ei...
07:17 2019-06-28

Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats ‘radical’ President Donald Trump speaks during his re-election kickoff rally at the Amway Center, Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbe...
17:01 2019-06-19

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the ...
14:17 2019-07-07

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead i...
02:00 2019-06-10

Gentleman Jack is a true TV marvel – romantic, raw and totally radical The wonder of Sally Wainwright’s lesbian period drama is the way it mixed the traditional with the groundbreaking – all while pulling in millions of fansWarning: this article contains spoilers. Like A...
19:51 2019-07-08

A pod of orcas is starving to death. A tribe has a radical plan to feed them The Lummi Nation is dropping live salmon into the sea in a last-ditch rescue effort: ‘We don’t have much time’Bobbing on the gray-green waters west of Washington state’s San Juan Island, Sle-lh’x elte...
00:34 2019-05-22

Road legal Radical Rapture track car launched at Goodwood News 4 Jul, 2019 The British track car manufacturer has launched the Radical Rapture, a new street legal sports car with engine from the old Ford Focus RS...
17:51 2019-07-04

Citroen concept's radical wheel design to make production Large wheels are among forward-thinking concept's most prominent design features High-riding 19_19 concept is overtly futuristic, but not entirely unrealistic, according to company boss Linda Jackso...
02:51 2019-07-19

Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster Even if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, effectively combating climate change might require the elimination of the Senate filibuster....
12:00 2019-07-10

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists The president wants to portray his opponents as steering the country in a dangerous direction. But what does it mean to be a socialist — and to what degree do Democrats fit the definition?...
21:00 2019-07-20

New road-focused Radical Rapture hits Goodwood hillclimb Super-light two-seater is makes its first public appearance, gets 2.3-litre Ecoboost motor for 350bhp and road usability Track car specialist Radical has revealed its most road-oriented model yet, th...
21:00 2019-07-04

Radical Rapture: first ride in road-legal track weapon This 765kg two-seater packs a 350bhp twin-turbo four-pot, and exploits every inch of its potential. We go for a ride up the hill The Rapture is Radical’s most accessible model yet, or so says compan...
04:51 2019-07-05

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's system of governance....
13:17 2019-07-02

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious...
00:01 2019-05-25

Risks aside, Trump's team sees China trade stance as strength in 2020 As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump's advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing as a strength in the 2020 election, despite making ...
08:34 2019-07-11

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
00:51 2019-06-02

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
09:51 2019-06-15

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orba...
18:51 2019-06-20

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after...
02:00 2019-05-30

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victori...
00:34 2019-05-22

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not ...
23:51 2019-06-11

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ...
16:34 2019-05-28

Newt Gingrich: Biden is a 'doofus,' will become 'very radical Democrat' before face-off with Trump Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says former Vice President Joe Biden is a “doofus” who will become a “very radical Democrat” by the time of the general election against President Trump....
16:51 2019-05-23

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, sna...
22:17 2019-05-25

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mot...
16:51 2019-06-06

He spent his career putting gangs in jail. A radical idea changed everything Despite years of tough policing, Oakland couldn’t get a handle on gun crime. Was the solution a community-based approach?Want the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our newsletter Ersie Joyn...
09:51 2019-06-04

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come with radical new camera and sound technologies The Note 10 and Note 10 Pro are likely to come with lots of cameras and lots of exciting imaging featuresAfter very subtly refining the design of the Galaxy S9+ to come up with the S Pen-wielding Note...
17:34 2019-06-20

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
09:34 2019-06-02

Pelosi says Facebook's stance on doctored video proves it's an enabler of Russian political meddling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Facebook’s decision to not take down a video intentionally edited to make her appear inebriated was proof the social media giant were "willing enablers" ...
01:51 2019-05-30

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" n...
15:51 2019-05-21

Alyssa Milano helped convince Biden to change stance on Hyde Amendment: report Former Vice President Joe Biden flipped his stance on the Hyde Amendment — which bans the use of federal funds to pay for abortions — after his campaign spoke with actress-turned-activist Alyssa Milan...
13:17 2019-06-09

Ted Cruz: House should respond to AOC's 'radical' squad by passing anti-Semitism resolution Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that the so-called progressive "squad" has a concerning history, calling out the "radical and extreme" positions they have taken...
19:51 2019-07-16

Joe Biden caved to ‘exceedingly radical’ Dems on Hyde Amendment: Matt Schlapp Joe Biden's reversal this week on the Hyde Amendment regarding abortion was a surrender to the “exceedingly radical” wing of the Democratic Party, American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp arg...
09:01 2019-06-08

How Documentary Filmmaker Erin Lee Carr Brings ‘Radical Empathy’ to True Crime The documentary filmmaker tells TIME about her new movie, true crime’s pull toward darkness and lessons from her famous father. I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter, out July...
13:51 2019-06-28

Dems trying to add ‘radical’ riders shielding illegal immigrants in border bill: GOP sources House Democrats are trying to overhaul a major border bill by attaching riders that would nullify significant parts of immigration law and protect illegal immigrants who sponsor child migrants, multip...
21:01 2019-06-18

Deutsche Bank, a pillar of European finance, unveils radical restructuring. It will cut 18,000 jobs Deutsche Bank will cut 18,000 jobs and dramatically shrink its investment bank as part of a costly overhaul that marks a retreat from Wall Street after two decades of intense competition with American...
05:51 2019-07-08

'Radical' Galaxy Note 10 design was scrapped, but don't hold your breath for a headphone jack If history is any indication, we're still several months away from a Galaxy Note 10 announcement most likely to take place ahead of the IFA trade show sometime in August. Obviously, that's not stoppin...
11:34 2019-05-31

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
00:00 2019-05-23

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
00:17 2019-05-30

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from -- even though most of his intended targets...
17:34 2019-07-15

Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into fourth place....
02:34 2019-07-04

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen....
19:17 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
22:34 2019-05-28

US migrant crisis: Trump stands firm on border stance hours after harrowing picture of dead father and daughter emerges Donald Trump reiterated his support for strict border control today, as the country was shamed by a picture of a father and daughter who drowned trying to reach the US....
18:34 2019-06-27

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
17:51 2019-06-12

Philadelphia Orchestra gets $55M, its largest gift ever PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $55 million dollar donation has been given to the Philadelphia Orchestra, the largest gift in the orchestra’s history. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports tha...
23:17 2019-06-06

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
10:00 2019-06-28

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again...
22:17 2019-06-18

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
16:17 2019-07-10

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and every job I apply for has several hundred applican...
07:17 2019-07-21

What Apple's largest manufacturer Foxconn is really doing in Wisconsin Foxconn, the world's top contract manufacturer of electronics, is building a massive factory in rural Wisconsin. CNBC got a rare glimpse into what's going on....
01:17 2019-06-30

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
13:51 2019-07-21

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crat...
23:17 2019-06-11

Largest pro-Trump subreddit ‘quarantined’ over threats Reddit has "quarantined" the subreddit r/The_Donald after it said the forum for supporters of President Trump has encouraged "rule-breaking behavior."...
18:34 2019-06-27

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars For space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars....
18:00 2019-06-06

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected ...
00:17 2019-06-04

"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

Deutsche Bank plans radical overhaul with €50bn hived off to 'bad bank' – reports The struggling German lender will move poorly performing assets and drastically shrink its investment banking arm, the FT saysDeutsche Bank has drawn up plans for a radical restructuring which will in...
12:17 2019-06-17

Deutsche Bank plans 'radical transformation' after $3.1B in second-quarter losses The German bank says it will take a giant second-quarter loss of 2.8 billion euro ($3.1 billion) and lay off as many as 18,000 staffers by 2022.       ...
03:00 2019-07-08

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for a...
22:17 2019-07-09

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
17:00 2019-07-17

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unempl...
21:51 2019-07-14

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and...
11:17 2019-05-22

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ...
12:34 2019-05-22

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
03:34 2019-07-19

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun ...
05:34 2019-06-11

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French Pres...
14:51 2019-06-10

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the pre...
17:00 2019-07-12

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
23:51 2019-06-13

Largest earthquake in decades strikes southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the regi...
21:51 2019-07-04

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared...
01:34 2019-05-31

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span o...
19:34 2019-05-29

AB InBev Asia cancels world's largest IPO of 2019 Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's bigges...
22:00 2019-07-12

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Patriots receive Super Bowl rings, largest ever New England Patriots players, coaches, team executives and football staff received their Super Bowl LIII championship rings on Thursday night at a private party at owner Robert Kraft's residence....
07:51 2019-06-07

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State P...
00:51 2019-06-16

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world’s largest initial public offering this y...
17:00 2019-07-02

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest-Ever Data Breach Settlement The agreement, which received preliminary approval Monday, would end an array of lawsuits and investigations stemming from the exposure of the sensitive information of more than 147 million people....
03:17 2019-07-23

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)     ...
12:34 2019-05-31

Costly ‘earmarks’ reach $15B, largest since pork ban imposed Despite a ban on congressional pork-barrel projects imposed in 2011, the House and Senate snuck in 282 “earmarks” costing taxpayers $15.3 billion in last year’s spending bills, according to a watchdog...
00:34 2019-06-13

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thur...
17:34 2019-07-11

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, accord...
16:51 2019-07-12

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
14:51 2019-06-23

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro a...
07:17 2019-05-26

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's largest jute bag....
02:00 2019-07-06

The World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online The UK is quickly becoming the epicenter of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online.Read more......
02:34 2019-06-04

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
20:17 2019-06-11

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanc...
10:17 2019-06-08

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was...
20:51 2019-05-23

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
20:34 2019-07-12

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities hav...
15:34 2019-07-16

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab t...
19:17 2019-05-21

Watch: World's largest chalk might be new Guinness record A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than 6 feet tall....
02:51 2019-07-11

Budweiser's Asia Unit Prepares for 2019's Largest IPO The Asia-Pacific unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink company....
11:51 2019-07-02

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
18:00 2019-07-01

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is o...
00:51 2019-06-15

Amazing! See the world’s largest cashew tree Check out the world’s largest cashew tree in Brazil. The 140-year-old tree brings in thousands of tourists each year, but is the future in doubt?       ...
14:17 2019-07-23

The world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. [credit: Stratolaunch ] ...
02:17 2019-06-01

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut i...
15:17 2019-06-13

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
01:00 2019-06-22

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you' President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign in Florida with a grievance-filled rally that attacked the press, the political establishment and Robert Mueller's special counsel invest...
08:51 2019-06-19

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling bl...
00:51 2019-06-24

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both ar...
12:34 2019-07-08

Trump to Nominate Justice Scalia's Son as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the re...
10:34 2019-07-19

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be del...
22:17 2019-06-10

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labo...
10:51 2019-05-23

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
09:34 2019-06-24

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
21:51 2019-06-20

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Excha...
18:00 2019-05-22

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily...
20:51 2019-05-28

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of ...
11:17 2019-07-10

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he ...
20:34 2019-07-09

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could remain moderate for a while....
14:51 2019-06-06

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange ...
13:17 2019-05-22

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor secretary....
03:51 2019-07-19

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
19:00 2019-06-12

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
21:51 2019-07-12

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki...
17:34 2019-06-06

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nation to meet its ambitious goal of 100% green energy...
20:34 2019-07-20

A man was swept over the largest waterfall at Niagara Falls, police say. He survived. The man, who was not identified, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital Tuesday for further care, Niagara Parks Police said....
18:00 2019-07-10

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
17:00 2019-06-11

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
14:32 2019-05-21

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland China....
18:51 2019-07-20

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people were expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for...
17:51 2019-07-07

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The lar...
21:51 2019-07-22

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy...
03:34 2019-06-11

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are...
14:51 2019-07-01

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-6.9 earthquake hit Southern California Friday evening just a day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake - the largest  in two decades hit the region....
06:34 2019-07-06

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the ...
23:17 2019-06-06

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
04:51 2019-05-31

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , in what would have been the world's bigges...
02:51 2019-07-13

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
16:00 2019-06-19

Police unravel Germany's largest online narcotics market Eleven people suspected of being behind Germany's largest online illicit drug shop have been arrested and the site shut down. The investigation into the syndicate lasted more than a year....
15:00 2019-06-28

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons to demand politicians take urgent action on climate changeAre you taking part? Share your photos, videos and experiences 1.25pm BST In London thous...
14:34 2019-05-24

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
05:00 2019-07-15

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
13:00 2019-05-22

The sixth-largest city in India is running out of water as reservoirs run dry Millions of people in Chennai were affected by short water supplies, sparking protests, work stoppages and business closings, according to reports.        ...
18:34 2019-06-20

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu D...
16:51 2019-07-01

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a cou...
19:51 2019-05-25

Sinclair Set to Complete Largest Junk-Bond Sale Since 2016 A subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group is poised to complete the largest U.S. junk-bond sale in more than three years, drawing substantial demand from investors to support its purchase of regional s...
20:51 2019-07-18

For the Chao Family, Deep Ties to the World’s 2 Largest Economies The family of Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary, has forged high-level political connections not only in the United States but also in China, where their shipping business has prospered....
07:00 2019-06-03

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy m...
01:51 2019-06-28

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
06:34 2019-06-07

You're Not Doing the Fourth of July Right If You're Not Blowing Up the World's Largest Fireworks Tank There’s an overwhelming variety of fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July, including staples like burning schoolhouses, Roman candles, and those tiny tanks that roll around and shoot spark...
08:51 2019-07-05

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accide...
18:34 2019-06-07

VA Sec. Wilkie: We've 'changed out leadership' at VA centers, proposed largest budget Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said Thursday he has focused on putting in place people at the V.A. who "understand the culture and know the language of service."...
23:51 2019-05-23

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 millio...
10:51 2019-06-07

World’s largest hard disk drive goes on sale today for less than you’d think Storage colossus Seagate has unveiled two new hard disk drives with a 16TB capacity and for once, it’s not all about data centers. The Exos X16 and the IronWolf/IronWolf Pro target two dif...
18:17 2019-06-04

AB InBev seeks $9.8 bln for Asia unit in world's largest IPO this year Brewing giant AB InBev is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion from a Hong Kong listing of its Asia-Pacific business, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
09:51 2019-07-02

Alert level raised for world’s largest active volcano Federal officials this week upped the alert level for the world’s largest active volcano — Mauna Loa in Hawaii — which last erupted in 1984. The US Geological Survey made the shift from “n...
21:51 2019-07-03

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, incl...
22:51 2019-06-21

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap that app...
05:00 2019-06-05

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
14:17 2019-06-28

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
01:17 2019-07-06

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the...
18:34 2019-07-05

Analysis: Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rat...
17:17 2019-06-07

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
00:34 2019-06-18

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble f...
21:17 2019-06-10

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the governm...
03:51 2019-07-03

U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulatio...
16:00 2019-06-06

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a ...
20:34 2019-07-09

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a pl...
22:00 2019-07-10

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in America. And what is he doing now? He’s lending his na...
22:17 2019-07-22

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's ...
07:51 2019-07-19

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto indust...
15:34 2019-07-16

Japan says Seoul must fix wartime labor issue that violates international law Seoul must take swift steps to resolve a dispute over the issue of compensation for wartime forced labor, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono told South Korea's ambassador on Friday, adding that the si...
08:34 2019-07-19

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staf...
22:17 2019-05-23

WRAPUP 3-U.S. labor market strong; mid-Atlantic manufacturing rebounds The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions despite signs that economic activity was slowing....
19:17 2019-07-18

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade in May, pointing to a slo...
17:34 2019-05-23

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor Department....
02:17 2019-07-19

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
02:17 2019-07-17

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (...
00:51 2019-05-22

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019 Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The company said it would closely monitor conditions i...
13:51 2019-07-14

AB InBev Asia delays pricing world's largest IPO this year: sources Budweiser Brewing Company APAC , the Asia-Pacific business of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , will not price its Hong Kong IPO of up to $9.8 billion by Friday as planned, two people with knowledge o...
17:00 2019-07-12

UK's largest ever modern slavery ring smashed after three-year investigation The well-organised criminal gang led by the Brzezinksi family forced more than 400 people to work for a pittance while their masters earned £2 million....
14:51 2019-07-05

Snoop Dogg breaks Guinness World Record for largest gin and juice The 'Gin and Juice' rapper crafted the record-breaking cocktail at BottleRock Napa festival with the help of Warren G, chef Michael Voltaggio and Williams Sonoma.     &#...
18:51 2019-05-31

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public off...
16:34 2019-07-02

Chick-fil-A is now the third-largest restaurant chain in America, and McDonald's and Starbucks should be terrified Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain in America by system-wide sales, according to Nation's Restaurant News data. The chicken chain grew sales by 16.7...
22:51 2019-06-17

Publicis Groupe inks largest single office deal so far this year The largest single office deal of 2019 so far is worthy of Publicis Groupe’s slogan — “Viva la difference!” The French multinational media giant headed by CEO Arthur Sadoun has inked two leases totall...
07:17 2019-07-09

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cachet of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night on a suspected bomb-making factory....
13:34 2019-07-20

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
19:51 2019-06-13

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural ...
05:00 2019-07-04

Government Moves On 114-Fighter Jet Deal, World's Largest; Examines Bids India moved a step closer to inviting bids for the purchase of 114 fighter jets, currently the world's largest deal in play, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to boost the capability of the......
12:00 2019-07-04

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million su...
08:51 2019-07-04

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from ye...
01:00 2019-06-04

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving ...
16:51 2019-06-21

Reddit Places a ‘Quarantine’ on The_Donald, Its Largest Community of Trump Supporters Reddit has placed a “quarantine” on the subreddit The_Donald, one of the most popular online communities for supporters of President Donald Trump, saying it found users posted comments to ...
20:17 2019-06-27

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence age...
10:17 2019-06-28

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a blank canvas that allows for imagination and......
14:17 2019-05-22

Equinix opens 11th Tokyo data centre, its largest in Japan New facility currently houses 950 cabinets and offers colocation space of 39,800 square feet, expanding 3,500 cabinets and 153,800 square fee when fully completed, making it Equinix's biggest data cen...
12:34 2019-07-23

Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds wor...
23:00 2019-05-28

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for ...
04:34 2019-07-23

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system...
11:51 2019-06-28

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performa...
04:00 2019-06-03

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip t...
21:00 2019-07-12

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser t...
22:00 2019-07-12

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
22:17 2019-07-22

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
19:51 2019-07-19

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a y...
17:17 2019-07-09

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for for...
10:34 2019-07-05

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Baseball....
03:17 2019-07-20

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
15:51 2019-06-14

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse...
17:00 2019-07-12

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
10:51 2019-06-07

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports it had transferred a se...
01:00 2019-07-10

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear po...
14:17 2019-07-23

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it h...
14:34 2019-06-29

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of ...
10:34 2019-07-22

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
19:34 2019-06-06

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor ...
18:00 2019-07-10

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a pa...
07:34 2019-07-19

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged, point to labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic activity....
14:51 2019-06-06

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had ...
19:34 2019-07-09

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
15:01 2019-05-21

Angus Taylor calls for Labor to submit to Coalition on emissions target Energy minister effectively demands Labor back away from stronger emissions reduction target of 45%Angus Taylor has reiterated his calls for Labor to back the government’s climate policies, saying the...
07:17 2019-05-28

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his r...
03:17 2019-07-09

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council...
16:51 2019-05-21

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
20:51 2019-05-22

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jaguars....
01:17 2019-05-22

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm...
05:17 2019-07-03

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official t...
23:17 2019-05-30

Nasa to send Dragonfly drone to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon Major new mission part of Nasa’s New Frontiers ProgramScientists to study whether Titan could support microbial lifeNasa says it is sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. Related: Mars rove...
23:00 2019-06-27

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
21:51 2019-05-21

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announce...
05:34 2019-06-07

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollution from cars that were designed to fight climate cha...
11:17 2019-06-08

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
00:51 2019-05-30

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
11:34 2019-06-13

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson repor...
15:34 2019-07-22

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Refe...
01:51 2019-07-13

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being ove...
01:00 2019-07-11

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
05:01 2019-07-10

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in...
20:34 2019-07-09

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a par...
03:34 2019-07-19

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
22:00 2019-05-29

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials sa...
14:51 2019-06-30

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with...
03:00 2019-05-31

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to b...
01:00 2019-07-16

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is a...
17:51 2019-07-12

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Frida...
18:00 2019-07-12

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World W...
08:34 2019-07-19

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
10:00 2019-07-11

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, citing an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate compa...
01:17 2019-07-17

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea...
09:51 2019-07-12

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration pass...
03:17 2019-07-18

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World...
15:00 2019-07-01

Star Wars land opens: What to do and how to visit Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s largest expansion ever Disney’s new “Star Wars”-themed land will blow your mind into a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge goes live at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, May 31. The salivatin...
08:00 2019-05-31

World's largest active volcano in Hawaii upgraded to increased alert level Federal officials raised the alert level Tuesday for the world's largest active volcano, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, which last erupted in 1984.        ...
20:51 2019-07-03

World's largest drone maker to start putting airplane, helicopter detectors in nearly all machines The world’s largest drone maker, DJI Technologies, announced Wednesday it will begin including airplane and helicopter detectors in nearly all consumer drones manufactured in and after 2020, making it...
20:34 2019-05-22

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
15:17 2019-05-24

California earthquake: Fears even bigger quake could strike in next three days after largest tremor in 25 years California could be hit by an even bigger earthquake in the next three days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor hit the region - the largest in 25 years....
15:51 2019-07-05

Bigger and better: New England Patriots unveil Super Bowl LIII ring, the largest in history At 9.85 carats, the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LIII ring, commemorating the team’s sixth championship, is the largest ever made.        ...
18:34 2019-06-07

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking cha...
17:00 2019-07-12

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Aco...
07:17 2019-07-10

Acosta's succesor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficke...
20:51 2019-07-12

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exc...
04:17 2019-07-20

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Eps...
15:51 2019-07-10

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
22:00 2019-07-10

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.        ...
21:51 2019-06-27

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their poli...
12:00 2019-07-12

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, riskin...
10:34 2019-07-16

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor ...
00:51 2019-07-13

UPDATE 2-Labor dispute at Canada's biggest port stalls shipping as workers locked out Longshore workers at Canada's biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, were locked out on Thursday in a labor dispute over technology changes, potentially grinding most shipping there to a halt....
19:34 2019-05-30

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the...
04:34 2019-07-11

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Ener...
03:17 2019-06-01

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04:17 2019-07-03

Here Are 10 Facts You Should Know About Union Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on July 5. A Budget is an annual financial statement of a government's finances containing details......
17:00 2019-06-13

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating dispute over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memo...
08:34 2019-07-19

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
19:51 2019-07-09

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein...
19:00 2019-07-09

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustrating the Obama administration’s labor policy agenda...
09:34 2019-07-20

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
07:00 2019-07-20

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who ...
13:17 2019-07-09

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary, the latest Trump official to leave amid scandal His handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-crimes case in 2008 was under intense scrutiny. At the time, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein that was widely viewed as too lenient....
09:34 2019-07-13

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
15:17 2019-06-13

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking...
22:00 2019-07-10

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts'...
22:17 2019-06-11

MLB, ump's union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
04:34 2019-06-19

Warren's Campaign Is Now a Union Shop On Tuesday night, the Wall Street Journal reported Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign staff will unionize. The union will be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 232...
17:34 2019-06-05

Union Budget Will Only Help Capitalists: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has slammed the union budget presented today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in parliament, saying the announcements made in the speech would only help......
19:17 2019-07-05

Before July 5, Know All About Union Budget Documents Budget 2019: The upcoming budget follows an interim budget presented by the government in February 2019, the last ahead of the general elections. The July 5 Budget will be the first by the NDA......
21:01 2019-06-18

Union jacks: Yanks outslug Red Sox 17-13 in U.K. The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 12 runs during a 58-minute first inning in which starting pitchers Rick Porcello and Masahiro Tanaka were both chased from the game....
02:17 2019-06-30

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The game end...
04:51 2019-05-26

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for...
21:17 2019-07-19

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
06:17 2019-06-06

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8....
21:51 2019-07-12

This Union Guy Is Talking Some Real Hardcore Shit In a nation wracked by inequality, when organized labor is beset by enemies on all fronts, it is so refreshing to hear some good, old-fashioned, pure, unadulterated, threatening righteous shit talk fr...
21:17 2019-05-31

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:51 2019-07-20

MLB, umps union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
16:51 2019-06-19

Union jacked: Yanks, Red Sox total 12 runs in 1st The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 12 runs during a 58-minute first inning in which starting pitchers Rick Porcello and Masahiro Tanaka were both chased from the game....
23:00 2019-06-29

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the d...
00:17 2019-06-12

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the.....
00:51 2019-06-01

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
00:34 2019-06-02

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign au...
06:00 2019-06-15

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the...
01:17 2019-05-28

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
11:17 2019-05-25

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to s...
22:34 2019-07-15

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday nig...
07:17 2019-06-09

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
09:51 2019-07-19

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is rep...
23:17 2019-06-17