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Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor

One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, th...

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor

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New York City experienced the biggest blackout since The Great Blackout of 1977 A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity.        ...
05:34 2019-07-15

‘De-facto mayor’ Corey Johnson slams de Blasio for missing blackout City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is not letting his new nickname “de-facto mayor” go to his head, but he took another shot at Hizzoner for being missing in action during last weekend’s blackout. “Th...
04:51 2019-07-21

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at inte...
06:51 2019-07-14

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
17:34 2019-06-03

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa ca...
22:34 2019-07-14

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities scrambled to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that...
07:51 2019-07-14

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without...
04:00 2019-07-15

Choir, Broadway Casts Perform On New York Street During Blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
08:17 2019-07-14

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout. ...
08:17 2019-07-14

New York City Blackout Costs StubHub $500,000 In Ticket Refunds A power outage swept New York City this weekend, leaving streets and metro stations without lights, individuals trapped in elevators, and homes without electricity. Certainly less endangering but stil...
03:34 2019-07-16

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even if Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker gia...
01:34 2019-07-04

Jennifer Lopez Reschedules Concert After Major New York City Blackout Jennifer Lopez was left "devastated" when a New York City power outage forced her to cancel her concert. On Saturday night, Midtown Manhattan was hit with a major blackout,......
03:17 2019-07-15

New York moments: choir, Broadway casts perform in the street during blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
05:51 2019-07-14

Power is restored in New York City after massive blackout, but many questions remain Power in New York City has been restored following an outage that left a large portion of Manhattan without electricity.        ...
05:34 2019-07-15

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

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

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander...
00:51 2019-07-19

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company d...
18:51 2019-07-04

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks up...
02:34 2019-05-23

New York blackout: Investigation set for power company Con Edison, which 'can be replaced' Gov. Andrew Cuomo stepped up his criticism of Con Edison on Monday after a blackout in midtown Manhattan left the city in temporary disarray.       ...
01:17 2019-07-16

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in...
15:17 2019-07-20

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, i...
15:34 2019-05-30

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking ...
22:51 2019-06-11

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on...
00:00 2019-07-18

New York mayor demands apology from presidential rival Biden over civility remarks New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday called on his Democratic presidential rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, to apologize for remarks he made on Tuesday about his time working civilly...
19:17 2019-06-19

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
12:51 2019-07-02

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a d...
02:51 2019-07-02

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

Three: 5G is our "biggest opportunity" Three has revealed more on its 5G launch plans, unveiling more news about both its new mobile and home broadband services.At a media event in London today, the operator revealed further details on its...
02:17 2019-07-02

How Two Possible Moves CAN Mean Opportunity How can you see the market from a different perspective? "Degrees of trend" means exactly that -- it can be as simple as a daily vs. an hourly chart. See the difference for yourself in EURUSD, and (as...
11:00 2019-07-19

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
07:00 2019-07-03

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
04:17 2019-06-11

Delivered: Opportunity Down Under, Unfolding Now The world's largest franchisee of the Domino's brand is based in ... Australia. Yet even as its business grew, that company's share price plummeted for 18 months. Now see the chart that suggests a pri...
20:34 2019-05-21

Should I quit college for a job opportunity? My internship is going so well that the firm wants to offer me a full-time job, while I finish my degree part-time in the evening. I have only one year to go and I was kind of looking forward to my se...
13:51 2019-07-21

Con Ed can’t explain what caused the Manhattan blackout Con Edison has yet to figure out why a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side was plunged into darkness by the blackout that lasted more than five hours on Saturday night. In a statement released ...
04:00 2019-07-15

Con Ed: 'All customers are back in service' after NYC blackout Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan, starting at about 7 p.m. on Saturday night....
20:00 2019-07-14

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power companies should have spotted t...
01:34 2019-06-19

How Argentina's nationwide blackout happened Blackouts that affect an entire country are incredibly rare. So how did it happen in Argentina? DW examines what occurred in the South American country....
12:17 2019-06-17

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has e...
02:00 2019-06-12

Global change: Challenge or opportunity? At Berlin's European School of Business and Technologies (ESMT), experts differ on how to confront a world economy with shifting powers. DW's Lars Halter takes a closer look at whether there's any com...
17:34 2019-06-06

How to Find Opportunity in a Fragmented Europe EWI Head of Global Research Murray Gunn wraps up his recent 8-part series on the recent E.U. elections. Murray is based in London, where he has a ring-side seat for Europe's hot-button issues from a s...
23:00 2019-05-31

Video: Why Porsche was F1's missed opportunity Back in 2017, Porsche developed a V6 engine in parallel with its ultra-successful World Endurance Championship LMP1 programme as it evaluated a Formula 1 entry for 2021...
11:34 2019-06-30

Sen. McSally to visit Center of Opportunity Old hotel to become one-stop-shop for homeless and low income. TUCSON –Sen. Martha McSally plans to tour H.S. Lopez Family Foundation of Center of Opportunity, a new local homeless shelter, on Friday....
03:17 2019-06-21

Commodities & The Beautiful "Signal" of Opportunity Commodities may be more volatile than stock and bond markets, yet commodity prices still unfold in clear Elliott wave patterns. Those patterns are the signal amidst the noise -- see a case in point fr...
19:51 2019-05-21

Reason for massive NYC blackout remains a mystery Around 72,000 energy customers experienced a blackout in New York City on Saturday night as a massive power outage hit the metropolis's West Side — and energy officials still don't know why it happene...
19:17 2019-07-15

New Yorkers share their tales from the Big Apple blackout During the blackout, strangers comforted neighbors they'd never met, restaurants gave customers meals on the house, and everyday heroes volunteered to direct traffic at busy intersections....
00:51 2019-07-16

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
02:17 2019-07-02

Argentina, Paraguay hit by nationwide electric blackout Argentina and Uruguay were completely without electricity and other South American countries had a partial blackout after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said S...
15:34 2019-06-17

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout — and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief ex...
17:51 2019-07-15

Cuomo sends warning to Con Ed after blackout: ‘They can be replaced’ In a series of TV and radio interviews, Cuomo blasted Con Ed’s performance following Saturday’s outage and threatened to revoke its state-issued operating license....
08:51 2019-07-15

Weighing Peloton’s opportunity and risks ahead of IPO Exercise tech company Peloton filed confidentially for IPO this week, and already the big question is whether their last private valuation at $4 billion might be too rich for the appetites of public m...
04:34 2019-06-08

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transformed. The introduction of the Internet has led...
11:51 2019-07-05

Betting is esports’ biggest and most underappreciated opportunity It's important people understand that verticals like betting are a huge part of the potential of esports now that interest in the space has skyrocketed.Read More...
15:51 2019-06-04

Why companies need to view complaints as an opportunity, not a failure This might sound like a strange question in the context of financial services, but have you ever heard of Kintsugi? No matter if not because I’m about to explain exactly what it is – and...
13:34 2019-06-12

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the ...
16:00 2019-07-03

Merkel: Concerned about Gulf, should use every opportunity for diplomacy German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she was concerned about the situation in the Gulf, adding that every opportunity for diplomatic contact should be used....
12:34 2019-07-19

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The f...
09:51 2019-05-31

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 ...
14:51 2019-06-22

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” ...
01:00 2019-06-17

Argentina's Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid The countrywide blackout in Argentina came after a period of heavy rains, a reminder that US the electric grid is also not ready for extreme weather events....
18:34 2019-06-21

Massive South American blackout, 44 million without power A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
20:01 2019-06-16

Cyberattack ruled out for South America power blackout Investigators can't say for sure yet what caused a power blackout for tens of millions of people in South America Sunday, but they know it didn't come from a cyberattack....
15:34 2019-06-17

Argentina, Uruguay Restoring Power After Massive Blackout Electricity services have been restored to more than 70 percent of Argentina and Uruguay following a massive blackout that left around 48 million people without power on Sunday, authorities said....
04:51 2019-06-17

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (Ju...
02:51 2019-06-17

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials said....
19:17 2019-07-19

The Latest: Expert says design errors had role in blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The president of the Center for the Study of Energy Regulatory Activity in Argentina say...
23:17 2019-06-16

Blackout disrupts Manhattan, darkens Broadway theaters A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday after a transformer explosion knocked out power to subways, stores and Broadway theaters, but the city's main utility sa...
10:34 2019-07-14

Massive Blackout Leaves Most of Argentina, Uruguay Without Power Almost the entirety of the nations of Argentina and Uruguay, were “completely without power” following a “massive failure” in an electrical system on Sunday, Bloomberg and CNN reported, with parts of ...
23:17 2019-06-16

U.S. calls for end to mobile data blackout in two Myanmar states The United States on Saturday urged an immediate end to a mobile data blackout in parts of two Myanmar states, saying a service restoration would help provide transparency to what the government says ...
20:34 2019-06-29

Ex-NFL running back Trent Richardson eager for possible opportunity with XFL Former NFL running back Trent Richardson says he is committed to continue playing professional football and is eager for a possible chance in the XFL....
05:00 2019-07-17

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax ...
18:17 2019-07-20

Raptors squander golden opportunity to clinch NBA title The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes late in Game Five on Monday but even with one hand on the Larry O'Brien Trophy it was not enough to wrestle the NBA championship away fro...
09:51 2019-06-11

Microsoft wasted its best opportunity to get the jump on Sony at E3 2019 When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current console generation with the PS4, but with a new generatio...
12:17 2019-06-11

Brandon Shell has reached last Jets opportunity with new regime As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including...
20:51 2019-06-27

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
13:17 2019-06-21

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, ac...
15:00 2019-05-21

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells o...
14:34 2019-06-18

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
03:51 2019-06-13

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his op...
06:17 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal laments another missed opportunity to win Wimbledon For the second year in a row, Rafael Nadal came up just shy of making the Wimbledon final, losing out on another chance to win a Grand Slam not played on clay....
00:51 2019-07-13

Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to deve...
14:32 2019-05-21

Seize Your Free Time With a 'Sudden Opportunity List' Perhaps you’ve been going, going, going and it feels like you haven’t had a break in weeks. Or months? Who knows? And then, out of nowhere, it hits you. A random pocket of time. Maybe a neighbor offer...
22:51 2019-05-24

Costco Corp. (COST): Finding Opportunity in Five Minutes or Less On March 12, our Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy identified a clear, bullish Elliott wave pattern on the price chart of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST). In turn the stock soared to a rec...
20:01 2019-05-21

| Federer rues 'missed opportunity' to win Wimbledon title Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic....
07:51 2019-07-15

Jet Asks Staff To Extract Data From Servers Before System Blackout The airline has written to its engineering staff that effective June 1, 2019 both Jet Airways and JetLite AMOS Production Environment will not be available for use...
05:34 2019-05-30

UPDATE 7-Blackout disrupts Manhattan, darkens Broadway theaters A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday after a transformer explosion knocked out power to subways, stores and Broadway theaters, but the city's main utility sa...
06:34 2019-07-14

Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay suffer massive power blackout A massive power grid failure left all of Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay without electricity, affecting around 50 million people. Power was restored to a third of Argentina by the afternoo...
00:17 2019-06-17

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close in blackout Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
22:51 2019-07-14

Con Ed reverses course, admits power cable fire started blackout Embattled power company Con Edison completely backtracked Monday — admitting that a power cable caught fire and failed at its West 65th Street station triggering the massive blackout that left a large...
03:17 2019-07-16

Video shows moment lights turn back on after NYC blackout It’s truly electrifying video. Amazing footage shows the moment a big chunk of New York got its power back Saturday night — with huge cheers erupting as the city’s skyline lit up onc...
19:00 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez on rescheduling canceled NYC blackout show: ‘I just can’t leave it like that’ Jennifer Lopez said that while she wasn't required to reschedule a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City after her Saturday show was canceled due to a city-wide blackout, she felt she owed...
18:01 2019-07-16

Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause o...
03:17 2019-06-17

We’ve had our first blackout. Now we finally feel like native New Yorkers | Emma Brockes It wasn’t on the scale of previous power-cut disasters but now, and for years to come, we can tell everyone how we survived itOne of the more annoying mythologies of New York, for anyone who has lived...
20:34 2019-07-18

'Massive' electric blackout paralyzes Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay were completely without electricity after a "massive failure" in an interconnection system, a utility distributor said Sunday....
20:51 2019-06-16

Inside Cardi B's Daughter Kulture's "Lit" 1st Birthday Party That Was Hit by NYC Blackout Cardi B's not about to let a massive New York City blackout ruin her baby's first birthday party. She and husband and fellow rapper Offset's daughter Kulture turned one a few......
20:34 2019-07-14

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared...
08:51 2019-07-15

Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan...
01:17 2019-06-14

In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling The tumultuous rollout of a new government program to provide tuition-free high school for all has left students going to school in shifts, and parents paying for tutors....
13:00 2019-06-15

Johnny Manziel says he would welcome XFL opportunity, chance to reunite with June Jones Johnny Manziel did not participate in the XFL's invite-only showcase in Houston, but he said he'd love to reunite with the team's coach, June Jones.       ...
00:01 2019-06-09

Commodity Bear Market: Lost Decade or Found Opportunity? When’s the last time you looked at a chart and forecast that correctly anticipated a seven-year trend? See a case-in-point for yourself, in this Chart of the Day....
19:51 2019-05-21

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, ac...
06:17 2019-07-13

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chap...
07:00 2019-06-19

Tesla has a 'great lead' in this $2 trillion market opportunity: Analyst Self-driving cars represent a massive market opportunity, and right now, beleaguered automaker Tesla is leading the charge, says Ark's Tasha Keeney....
19:34 2019-06-19

New president John Davidson all smiles over Rangers’ draft opportunity John Davidson spent the majority of his introductory press conference smiling, soaking up his return to Broadway as the Rangers’ president. That grin widened when the upcoming NHL Draft was brought up...
22:51 2019-05-22

UPDATE 6-Power mostly restored after massive blackout in Argentina, but questions remain Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday, but Argentine President Mauricio Macri said the cause o...
05:00 2019-06-17

Power restored after NYC transformer fire causes blackout in part of Manhattan, officials say Electricity was restored to thousands of customers in New York City on Saturday evening after an outage that knocked out traffic lights, stalled elevators and limited subway service....
09:17 2019-07-14

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an...
16:17 2019-07-14

Corey Johnson jabs Bill de Blasio for poor communication during blackout Mayor Bill de Blasio kept the Big Apple in the dark during Saturday’s blackout by not communicating enough with city residents amid the confusion, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday...
21:34 2019-07-16

Partial blackout hits Manhattan; utility begins restoring power A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday following a transformer explosion, knocking out power to subways, stores and Broadway theaters, but the city's main util...
05:51 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez reschedules Madison Square Garden show after NYC blackout Jennifer Lopez is refusing to let New York’s blackout ruin her 50th birthday celebrations with hometown fans — and has already rescheduled Saturday’s scrapped MSG show for this Monday....
20:17 2019-07-14

A renewed focus has James 'Jazza' Dickens on the verge of a title opportunity James "Jazza" Dickens faces a potentially career-changing 10-round encounter against Nathaniel May on Friday, with the winner moving closer to an IBF featherweight world title shot against English riv...
21:17 2019-07-10

Russian state-run media took Trump’s July 4 event as an opportunity to ‘troll’ the U.S. Russian television hosts mocked the military equipment that will appear at the “Salute for America” on Thursday, saying that the tanks and other armored vehicles had “paint peeling off” and required “...
03:34 2019-07-05

Kamala Harris, eyeing a prime debate opportunity, still looking for her political niche The senator from California is drawing support but struggling to carve out a distinctive brand to contrast rivals Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders....
01:00 2019-06-24

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Although there are...
01:51 2019-06-10

Justin Robinson’s name wasn’t called in the NBA draft, but he sees opportunity with Wizards “The ultimate goal was to get drafted. We had some phone calls around the 40s area that we turned down to be in the best possible fit, which we thought was here,” Virginia Tech's career assists leader...
21:34 2019-06-27

Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity: France's Le Maire The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Br...
13:17 2019-06-10

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
15:00 2019-05-21

$2 trillion in tax-free Opportunity Zone investing could benefit rich and poor In an innovative addition to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 8,700 low-income census tracts called Opportunity Zones could benefit investors with unrealized capital gains to sell existing investments and r...
15:34 2019-05-21

Biden says he waited until right 'opportunity' to apologize for remarks on working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden admitted Sunday why he waited weeks to apologize for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in the U.S. Senate....
04:17 2019-07-08

Ascott REIT, Ascendas unit merger presents 'huge opportunity' Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust are set to merge to form Asia Pacific's largest hospitality trust. Tan Juay Hiang of Ascendas Hospitality Trust weighs in....
09:00 2019-07-03

London’s MLB crowd offers baseball a new land of opportunity | Matthew Engel Fans flocked to the Red Sox-Yankees clash in their droves to guzzle hot dogs, belt out YMCA – and see a sublime openingBaseball makes cricket look like an almost stat-free zone. This weekend in London...
12:17 2019-07-01

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on M...
19:34 2019-06-27

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and...
16:34 2019-05-21

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tu...
20:17 2019-07-09

Johanna Konta senses Wimbledon opportunity as she prepares to face Petra Kvitova • British No 1 says it is an honour to play the Czech• Konta and Kvitova meet in fourth round on MondayJohanna Konta usually prefers not to speak directly about her opponents, focusing only on herself...
05:17 2019-07-08

Scarborough calls out Dems' 'missed opportunity' in first debate, cautions about embracing 'Medicare-for-all' "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said it was “a missed opportunity” for Democrats in the first 2020 debate to not go after Joe Biden or President Trump....
18:34 2019-06-27

The opportunity to earn a good life through hard work is at risk in America: Sen. Mark Warner America is facing an income inequality crisis with top jobs concentrated in a handful of cities, available only to a workforce that does not represent the racial, geographic and socioeconomic diversit...
01:34 2019-06-13

2020 Democratic hopefuls slam Trump's meeting with Kim as 'photo opportunity', say he's 'coddling' dictators The candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary put aside their squabbles on Sunday - sort of - to focus on a common enemy: President Trump....
21:00 2019-06-30

Cricket World Cup suffers another washout as persistent bad weather threatens to spoil glorious opportunity And so, for the third time in four days at this Cricket World Cup, the great pantomime of the English summer played out, today's performance staged in Nottingham, where India were due to play New Zeal...
19:00 2019-06-13

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat wave is expected to slam at least 29 states over t...
16:17 2019-07-19

WNBA star Natasha Cloud, Washington Mystics hold media blackout after shooting at DC school WNBA star Natasha Cloud led the Washington Mystics on a media blackout Friday to draw attention to gun violence that occurred at a Washington D.C. elementary school....
18:51 2019-06-17

Garden Party Before the Iconoclast Dinner Experience Offers Rare Opportunity to Mingle With Culinary Superstars Late spring is a wonderful time for a garden party. And what better location than the iconic James Beard House in New York City—a place revered by food and cocktail aficionados. That’s where the Icono...
22:00 2019-06-06

The Boosted Scooter Is a Blast Electric scooters are dangerous. It seems like you can’t go a day without seeing a scary story in the news reminding the world of this fact. People die riding these things. So it wasn’t surprising wh...
22:00 2019-07-18

CBOE ELIMINATES BLACKOUT DATES FOR FLEX OPTIONS: CHANGE ADDS FLEXIBILITY AND EXCHANGE-TRADED SAFEGUARDS FOR INSTITUTIONS Chicago, March 24, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that effective today, FLexible Exchange® (FLEX) options now can expire on any day of the month.This CBOE rule change, appr...
17:51 2019-05-23

Fireworks Safety: Have a blast but don’t get burned! As fireworks soar sky high around 4th of July, so do injuries. Ahead of the holiday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday demonstrated the power of fireworks, both legal and illegal. Fi...
23:34 2019-06-27

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
19:34 2019-05-27

China gas factory blast kills at least 12 At least 12 people have died in a powerful explosion that ripped through a gas plant in central China. Reports said the force of the blast shattered windows and blew out doors as far as 3 kilometers a...
15:34 2019-07-20

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
19:51 2019-06-03

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos a...
17:34 2019-06-16

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophist...
17:34 2019-07-12

Blast near Afghan university kills six, injures 27 An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
08:34 2019-07-19

2 missing, 20 injured after Russian TNT plant blast MOSCOW (AP) — Two people are reported missing and nearly 20 injured after an explosion in a Russian plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, about 400 kilometers (250 mile...
14:34 2019-06-01

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziris...
14:00 2019-06-08

The Londoner: Leadsom blast at Commons bullies Andrea Leadsom blasts Westminster bullying culture / Rory Stewart in hot water over ERG jibe / James O'Brien successfully rubs Raab up wrong way / Michaela Coel's life-changing series...
13:34 2019-06-19

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to TV viewers last week. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family...
00:17 2019-05-30

7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
21:17 2019-05-24

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
06:17 2019-07-03

25 injured in Swedish blast that hit 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM — A powerful explosion ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern Swedish city on Friday, slightly injuring 25 people, officials said. The cause of the blast wasn’t ...
14:51 2019-06-07

Shaq had a blast at the Tomorrowland festival in Belgium Shaquille O’Neal was seen in the front row at the Tomorrowland festival in Belgium and danced with the crowd.        ...
04:34 2019-07-21

Kabul University hit by deadly bomb blast The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting to sit an exam at Afghanistan's oldest and largest university. At least four people were killed and 16 were injured....
07:51 2019-07-19

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, th...
11:17 2019-06-16

Muncy's long blast, bat flip spark Bumgarner's ire Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Sunday....
07:17 2019-06-10

New Mexico blast involving fireworks injures several firefighters Several firefighters were injured on Wednesday, two seriously, in an explosion at a building in Roswell, New Mexico, where fireworks were being stored for the city's annual July Fourth celebrations, p...
04:01 2019-06-06

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
05:34 2019-06-16

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack. The of...
14:51 2019-06-15

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the mater...
20:34 2019-06-07

Scores injured after blast at Russian explosives factory At least 79 injured by explosion in Dzerzhinsk, with 15 hospitalised At least 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosiv...
21:00 2019-06-01

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other ins...
00:34 2019-06-03

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
21:17 2019-06-15

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visi...
23:51 2019-05-28

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00 2019-06-15

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem ...
05:17 2019-06-12

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, th...
17:00 2019-06-16

Blast Away Grime With a Discounted Pressure Washer Purchase You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $159, w...
23:17 2019-05-27

The Breakaway: Smith and Wiggins blast Cavendish decision "Bradley Wiggins and Brian Smith joined Orla Chennaoui to discuss the fallout from an action-packed Stage 1 of the Tour de France., but conversation turned to Dimension Data’s controversial decision n...
02:34 2019-07-07

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
20:51 2019-05-22

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caus...
10:34 2019-07-01

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin which Turkish-backed rebel groups captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a war monito...
12:00 2019-07-11

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
17:17 2019-05-21

Blast In French City Of Lyon Injures 8; Causes Unknown LYON, France (AP) — French local officials say that an explosion in the city of Lyon has caused minor injuries to eight people. Kamel Amerouche, the regional authority’s communications chief, to...
19:17 2019-05-24

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche...
23:17 2019-05-24

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said 48-year-old Mark Schellack d...
23:34 2019-06-18

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
16:34 2019-05-21

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27: Official An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
13:17 2019-07-19

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
22:17 2019-05-26

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren during an Independence Day event and injured 40......
18:34 2019-07-04

The Latest: Off-duty cop may have saved house blast victim RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion that leveled a house in New Jersey (all times local): 6:10 p.m. An off-duty police officer’s quick actions may have saved the life of a man ins...
00:17 2019-06-18

Jurgen Klopp to hand Liverpool FA Youth Cup youth stars pre-season opportunity Jurgen Klopp has revealed that FA Youth Cup-winning stars Bobby Duncan and Paul Glatzel have a big role to play during Liverpool's pre-season campaign....
11:51 2019-07-10

Vinny Papale, son of 'Invincible' main character, seeks his own pro opportunity in XFL Vinny Papale, whose father Vince was the inspiration for the 2006 movie "Invincible," says he'd love to play in the XFL after a group tryout Saturday.       ...
01:51 2019-06-16

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both markets were on our near-term, bullish radar. And both ...
20:34 2019-05-21

1 Dead, 15 Injured In US Gas Line Blast That Shot Flames 30 Feet Into Air A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that levelled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern......
09:00 2019-07-16

NYPD beekeepers blast MLB, San Diego Padres for killing swarm The NYPD’s beekeepers took a swing at Major League Baseball Monday, when they ripped the league and San Diego Padres for killing a swarm of bees on the field during a game Sunday instead of resc...
09:51 2019-06-04

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
14:51 2019-05-30

Blast kills 11, wounds many in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last year, medical sources and a monitor said....
00:34 2019-07-12

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

New Mexico blast at building housing fireworks hurts two firefighters Two firefighters were injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a building that houses fireworks near a regional airport south of Roswell, New Mexico, police and city officials said....
23:34 2019-06-05

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a continge...
05:00 2019-06-11

Sadhvi Pragya, Malegaon Blast Accused, Will Take On Digvijaya Singh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur - the saffron-robed woman long known for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts -- will take on Congress's Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections....
17:00 2019-05-21

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people, authorities say....
19:34 2019-05-28

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the Unit...
22:17 2019-07-15

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
14:17 2019-05-30

Lyon bomb blast suspect in custody, under formal investigation The man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people last week has been remanded in custody and placed under formal investigation, public prosecutors said on F...
23:34 2019-05-31

One dead, 15 injured in gas line blast that levels house in California A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday in an explosion, apparently triggered by a ruptured natural gas line, that leveled a house in the Southern California town of Mur...
02:17 2019-07-16

IS claims blast near Afghan military training center: Amaq Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near a military training center in the Afghan capital earlier on Thursday, the militant group said on its Amaq news agency....
14:51 2019-05-30

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed...
05:34 2019-07-16

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15 A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern Califo...
05:51 2019-07-16

Samjhauta Blast Case: Swami Aseemanand's Third Acquittal In Two Years Swami Aseemanand, the saffron-robed monk with many aliases and links to the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is now a free man. A special court in Haryana's Panchkula on......
17:00 2019-05-21

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
13:17 2019-05-31

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google GlassThe Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a s...
13:34 2019-07-08

385 feet to center?! 'It's going to be a blast': Yanks, Sox dish on London Series Ahead of their games this weekend at London Stadium, we asked players from both teams about the trip, from the ballpark dimensions to sightseeing to future MLB games abroad to Harry Potter....
18:51 2019-06-27

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day sui...
19:17 2019-06-20

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
20:51 2019-05-24

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety...
03:00 2019-06-13

Terror probe after ‘low force’ blast in French city of Lyon A “low force” blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said...
23:34 2019-05-24

Blast-hit Kokuka tanker safely under tow, heading towards UAE port -operator The Kokuka Courageous, one of two tankers hit by explosions Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, is now safely under tow and heading towards the United Arab Emirates' port of Khor Fakkan, its operator Bernha...
14:51 2019-06-14

More than a dozen injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an attackMore than a dozen people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of ...
00:17 2019-05-25

China says suspected blast caused minor quake near N. Korea BEIJING (AP) — China’s earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near it border with North Korea. China Earthquake Networks Center said Monday the magn...
17:34 2019-06-17

Colorado’s Trevor Story rocks O’s with walk-off blast in the ninth Orioles blow three-run lead and surrender two home runs apiece to Story and Nolan Arenado in 8-6 loss in Baltimore’s first visit to Coors Field since 2004....
11:00 2019-05-25

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station ow...
22:34 2019-06-27

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near a defense ministry compound during rush hou...
10:34 2019-07-01

Gary Sanchez racks up another tape-measure blast for Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gary Sanchez’s 10th-inning, three-run blast in the Yankees’ 8-4 win over the Rays on Thursday night was measured at 461 feet. That is the fourth-longest homer by a Yankee ...
11:34 2019-07-05

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — Something different happened on the way to being embarrassed for a third straight game Wednesday night when the overmatched Orioles showed a spine instead of going into the tuck position a...
06:00 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
02:00 2019-06-16

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
02:34 2019-05-25

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
06:34 2019-07-04

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing...
22:34 2019-07-03

Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105 Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said....
17:34 2019-07-01

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
21:51 2019-05-29

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist militant group said in a statement....
10:34 2019-07-01

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday....
19:00 2019-05-25

Raheem Sterling says Nations League provides 'massive opportunity' for England ahead of future tournaments Raheem Sterling has called on his England team-mates to win the first Nations League in order to stand them in good stead for glory at a higher level....
21:34 2019-06-04

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."        ...
07:51 2019-06-14

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
21:17 2019-07-03

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts ...
21:51 2019-07-09

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector followin...
11:00 2019-05-24

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
23:34 2019-06-14

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
10:51 2019-06-14

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
20:51 2019-05-21

| Huge blast rocks gas plant in China, 'many injured' - state media A huge explosion rocked a gas plant in central China, causing many injuries and shattering windows and doors of buildings in a 3km radius, state media said....
22:17 2019-07-19

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in dens...
20:00 2019-06-21

Carl Gunnarsson's Blue-Line Blast Gives The Blues Their First-Ever Stanley Cup Final Win Folks, we got a series! After getting absolutely trounced in the final 39 minutes of Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed that this Stanley Cup Final would not be a repeat of 1970. Rather than allow the...
09:51 2019-05-30

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims ...
20:34 2019-06-09

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

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
01:00 2019-07-14

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
21:17 2019-05-30

Councilmen blast NYPD for letting Jeffrey Epstein skip check-ins Two city councilmen slammed the NYPD on Thursday, reacting to a New York Post report that the department failed for years to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein check in with its Sex Offender Mon...
21:51 2019-07-11

Suspected bomb blast strikes south-Sweden town, about 20 injured An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police off...
19:51 2019-06-07

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imag...
16:34 2019-06-16

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-gam...
23:51 2019-05-23

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden,...
06:17 2019-07-13

Florida blast rocks shopping center, 21 hurt; ruptured gas line eyed An explosion obliterated a vacant restaurant at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people and showering the parking lot with debris....
23:17 2019-07-06

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
03:17 2019-07-11

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
04:00 2019-05-24

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits ...
19:00 2019-06-17

NFL stars Keenan Allen, DeMarcus Lawrence blast 'Madden' over their player rating NFL stars Keenan Allen and DeMarcus Lawrence were among those who expressed their outrage Monday over their “Madden” rating in the newest edition of the legendary video-game series....
19:00 2019-07-16

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “...
05:00 2019-06-19

Powerful Bomb Blast Rocks Afghanistan’s Capital Kabul, Killing 1 and Wounding Over 100 KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul on Monday, killing at least one person and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over th...
17:51 2019-07-01

U.S. Steel to idle three blast furnaces, hurt by lower prices and soft demand United States Steel Corp on Tuesday said it would idle two blast furnaces in the United States and a third in Europe, as lower steel prices and softening demand led the steel producer to forecast curr...
04:51 2019-06-19

Blast off with these TV specials celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing To honor the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, here are some television specials and series to check out.        ...
10:17 2019-07-18

North Carolina woman found dead inside home leveled by blast Charlotte Fire Department said a woman's body was found nearly seven hours after the July 2 blast was reported by a man trapped in the home.        ...
19:17 2019-07-03

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
21:00 2019-06-14

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the c...
12:17 2019-06-20

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, o...
21:34 2019-06-20

Lawmakers and journalism groups blast big tech for sending news industry into 'economic freefall' The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday heard testimony from a number of media activists and journalists about the harmful impact that tech giants like Google and Facebook are having on new organizat...
23:00 2019-06-11

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a blast in Bihar's Bodh Gaya last January, an official...
17:34 2019-07-02

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
08:17 2019-05-25

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund never runs out of money to a vote next week....
02:51 2019-07-19

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
15:34 2019-05-21

'I just can't leave it like that': Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor giving a full show to attendees of Saturday's concert cut short due to a power outage.        ...
07:34 2019-07-18

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic...
22:17 2019-06-02

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:17 2019-06-17

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
03:34 2019-06-11

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was &ap...
14:17 2019-06-11

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the f...
05:00 2019-06-15

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first tra...
16:51 2019-05-28

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brot...
19:34 2019-07-04

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
19:34 2019-07-15

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
10:51 2019-05-30

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show t...
16:34 2019-06-22

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)       ...
01:17 2019-07-12

Istanbul’s new mayor ‘prepared’ for government restrictions The new mayor of Istanbul said Friday he was prepared against any attempts by the government to restrict his powers while emphasizing his willingness to work with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoga...
18:51 2019-06-28

Why mayor blocked plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and "detrimental" to the capital's skyline....
20:17 2019-07-20

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campa...
16:34 2019-06-14

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks...
01:00 2019-05-30

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
17:51 2019-06-03

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
18:17 2019-05-21

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
02:51 2019-07-02

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursd...
17:34 2019-07-05

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:17 2019-07-15

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice a...
21:00 2019-05-21

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
09:51 2019-06-17

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as ...
21:34 2019-06-01

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

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—eve...
21:00 2019-05-24

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to ...
10:00 2019-07-14

Trump issues social media threat as critics blast White House summit as forum for extremism President Trump’s planned social media summit on Thursday sparked widespread backlash even before it began, with critics blasting the White House for convening its most controversial online allies for...
22:17 2019-07-11

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to...
07:51 2019-07-03

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he...
10:34 2019-07-17

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swi...
22:51 2019-06-06

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
01:17 2019-06-06

The Latest: Istanbul’s mayor-elect cheers second victory ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s repeated mayoral election in Istanbul (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul has declared victory in a high-stakes rep...
19:00 2019-06-23

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged ...
07:17 2019-06-20

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won by an opposition candidate...
17:51 2019-06-23

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car c...
23:00 2019-06-06

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to s...
23:00 2019-06-27

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
02:34 2019-05-22

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call t...
03:17 2019-06-21

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordere...
04:17 2019-06-22

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his sign...
06:00 2019-05-22

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
01:00 2019-06-20

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
21:17 2019-06-17

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than ...
13:51 2019-07-03

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...
18:51 2019-07-05

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a mon...
10:00 2019-06-19

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner o...
08:34 2019-06-03

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock,......
01:17 2019-07-19

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe...
10:17 2019-06-17

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a rad...
06:34 2019-07-03

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
19:34 2019-06-02

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death o...
04:51 2019-07-18

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
20:51 2019-06-17

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Ste...
22:51 2019-05-30

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate f...
22:34 2019-06-07

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Captain Price skin: How to unlock Captain Price in Blackout Activision and Treyarch are introducing a bonus cosmetic for Blackout in Black Ops 4 that ties in nicely to the upcoming release of Modern Warfare - here's what you need to know....
15:00 2019-07-16

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

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

Mayor calls out worker accused of spitting on Eric Trump CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has condemned a cocktail lounge employee who Eric Trump says spit on him. Lightfoot said Thursday she had spoken to Trump, the son of Republican ...
04:34 2019-06-28

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on ...
08:34 2019-07-04

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public disco...
17:51 2019-07-15

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
13:34 2019-05-23

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, popula...
01:00 2019-06-02

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankar...
17:51 2019-06-18

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year...
19:17 2019-05-24

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural ...
22:51 2019-06-06

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major ele...
17:17 2019-06-23

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World ...
22:34 2019-07-12

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
20:51 2019-06-17

Ousted Istanbul mayor leading re-run polls after TV debate: pollster The Turkish opposition candidate for Istanbul mayor who was ousted from office when his March victory was annulled bested his ruling party rival in a rare TV debate, a pollster said on Monday, putting...
19:34 2019-06-17

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was homeless at times during his chi...
06:51 2019-06-19

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-li...
18:34 2019-07-04

The Latest: Michael Hancock wins 3rd term as Denver mayor DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Michael Hancock has won a third term as Denver mayor in a runoff election focused on the impacts of rap...
07:51 2019-06-05

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how official...
03:34 2019-06-03

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:51 2019-05-21

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans red light district overhaul Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawping tourists....
13:34 2019-07-03

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
06:17 2019-07-15

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our re...
17:34 2019-06-21

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hou...
03:51 2019-06-16

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
06:34 2019-06-16

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:34 2019-07-01

Trump Kicks Off British Trip With Tweet Against London Mayor LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being oversha...
13:34 2019-06-03

Mayor ‘sick’ by video of police encounter with young family Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for action after disturbing footage emerged of an altercation involving officers and a young family . A video released Friday shows Phoenix police officers pointi...
16:34 2019-06-16

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. ̶...
16:17 2019-06-04

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46...
11:01 2019-05-27

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
13:00 2019-06-04

Mayor de Blasio: I respect NYCHA monitor, but he’s dead wrong In an instant, Mayor Bill de Blasio went from saying he had “a lot of respect” for the monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority to accusing the federally mandated watchdog of getting it ...
05:34 2019-06-04

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the ...
18:34 2019-06-03

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — A Denver mayoral runoff election characterized by feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom concludes Tuesday, with Michael Hancock seeking a third term against an...
08:34 2019-06-04

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
22:34 2019-06-16

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
13:17 2019-07-11

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democrati...
01:34 2019-06-13

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he pr...
18:17 2019-06-04

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
03:17 2019-06-17

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean ...
17:17 2019-05-21

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against...
15:17 2019-07-18

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

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill relea...
16:00 2019-05-29

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
22:51 2019-05-29

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

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
04:51 2019-06-10

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wedn...
23:51 2019-07-03

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, citing his experience and perceived ability to beat Do...
20:51 2019-06-29

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
15:17 2019-07-04

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
14:00 2019-06-08

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
05:51 2019-07-02

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of Lo...
04:51 2019-06-10

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost tow...
18:51 2019-07-07

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid support for the Blues spurred the team from the NHL ba...
20:17 2019-07-05

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays In...
00:17 2019-07-08

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
18:17 2019-06-06

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into so...
23:34 2019-06-29

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ru...
21:34 2019-06-23

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the...
07:34 2019-06-30

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over polic...
00:34 2019-06-11

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them...
04:17 2019-06-05

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents....
20:51 2019-06-02

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the...
18:34 2019-06-15

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
19:01 2019-07-15

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unor...
00:34 2019-06-04

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he...
04:17 2019-07-20