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Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat

Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private...

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat

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Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
05:51 2019-07-14

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial...
07:17 2019-07-14

Puerto Rican chief financial officer resigns in chat scandal Puerto Rico’s chief financial officer has resigned following criticism of his participation in a profanity-laced chat used by government officials that has angered islanders and led to calls for the g...
00:00 2019-07-14

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed over the weekend....
18:34 2019-07-15

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -...
19:17 2019-07-15

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the terri...
02:51 2019-07-11

Thousands gather for Puerto Rican Day Parade along Fifth Avenue Thousands of revelers were living la vida loca along Fifth Avenue on Sunday during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade Grand Marshal and PR native Ricky Martin led the colorful Manhattan party, waving...
05:00 2019-06-10

AOC ‘runs away’ from opponent Rich Valdes at Puerto Rican Day Parade US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ran away" when potential Republican opponent Rich Valdes tried to confront her at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan, Valdes supporter Curtis Sliwa sai...
22:51 2019-06-09

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annua...
22:51 2019-06-06

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth A...
18:34 2019-06-07

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from the island territory by scrutinizing them more tha...
06:17 2019-07-04

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tribes ...
22:34 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
00:51 2019-07-17

Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probe Two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Med...
02:17 2019-07-11

Puerto Rico's Government Is Corrupt as Hell, and It's Hurting Regular Puerto Ricans Today, the FBI arrested two former senior officials who served with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, along with four other suspects in a corruption scandal, according to the Washington Post. The sca...
11:17 2019-07-11

How to Use Valve's New Steam Chat App Steam has mainly been a gaming marketplace for PC games over the years, but Valve appears to be doubling down on the platform’s social aspects with its newly launched Steam Chat messaging app for Andr...
22:51 2019-05-22

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

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the scr...
09:01 2019-05-29

Now there's a dedicated Steam Chat app for Android and iOS Last year Valve released Steam Chat for the desktop, and now its messaging service is fully mobile with a dedicated app for Android and iOS. Naturally, it cribs the desktop version's features, in...
11:51 2019-05-22

The Latest: Mnuchin to hold 1-on-1 chat with PBOC Gov. Yi FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 1:50 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he plans to speak one-o...
08:34 2019-06-08

Valve launches Steam Chat app for Android and iOS After bringing Steam Link app to gamers and the option play all games from their Steam library on mobile phones, Valve releases another app that's meant to modernized Steam chat experience. The new St...
05:17 2019-05-23

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends and followers to start conversations from within Sto...
04:34 2019-07-03

Dad's animated chat with babbling son goes viral Video of Clarksville comedian DJ Pryor conversing on the couch with his baby boy quickly drew well over a million shares on Facebook after two days.        ...
06:00 2019-06-07

Google brings Dialogflow bot support to Hangouts Chat Google today said its Dialogflow bots engine can now make automated bots for G Suite's Hangouts Chat and interact with GitHub's open source Hubot.Read More...
19:34 2019-06-19

How Jack Nicklaus chat changed everything for Patrick Cantlay DUBLIN, Ohio — Eight years ago, they met for the first time. Two years ago, they met again. Both times Patrick Cantlay met Jack Nicklaus were special, memorable and useful moments. In 2011, Cantlay wa...
08:51 2019-06-03

Watch Elon Musk and Todd Howard's E3 chat at 3PM ET It's the final day of E3 2019 and for some reason, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is chatting on stage about "games, cars, space and everything in between" with Bethesda executive producer Todd H...
04:01 2019-06-14

Michael Chang: ‘I chat with Ivan when I see him. But never about the French Open’ Thirty years on from his Paris triumph, the 1989 champion on underarm serving, toppling Lendl and how Tiananmen Square tinged success with sadnessIt is one of the most iconic moments in tennis history...
19:00 2019-05-23

Man had ‘father-son’ chat with dying son before fatal stabbing, prosecutors say A Texas dad shot his son, had a heart-to-heart chat with him as he was dying — and then stabbed him to death, prosecutors said. Sherman Shirley Fricks, 68, was arrested at his home in Deer Park on Sun...
19:17 2019-06-04

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet ...
23:34 2019-06-18

They are going to leave Facebook: A chat with social networkers Revolution Populi Famed Yale professor David Gelernter and investment banker Rob Rosenthal field questions about Revolution Populi, their startup effort to build a blockchain-based alternative to Facebook. Will the des...
03:51 2019-07-17

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet ...
04:00 2019-06-19

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in ...
07:17 2019-06-11

PlayStation Preview update brings 16-player parties and chat transcription PlayStation 4 gamers could soon have access to bigger party sizes. In a blog post by Sony, the company announced it was testing a number of new updates to the Party function, including improved audio ...
22:51 2019-06-04

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said during an interview at Code Conference in Scottsda...
03:34 2019-06-11

Ocasio-Cortez leads critics of video showing Ivanka Trump G20 chat First daughter attempts to talk with May, Macron and moreNew York Democrat laments damage to ‘diplomatic standing’The French government on Saturday released a brief clip of a discussion at the G20 sum...
19:34 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in ...
05:17 2019-06-11

Ubisoft Will Ban Players Who Crashed Rainbow Six Siege Matches By Spamming Chat Symbols Ubisoft just fixed an exploit that was allowing Rainbow Six Siege players to force their opponents to lag by filling up the game’s chat window with random symbols. Players who abused it to get an adva...
07:17 2019-07-11

Piers Morgan leaps to Ivanka Trump's defence over awkward video of G20 chat PIERS Morgan has defended Ivanka Trump after a video showing her awkwardly trying to enter a conversation with Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron went viral....
13:00 2019-07-01

Agora.io lets game developers embed video chat in Unity games Agora.io, a voice and video streaming platform, announced that game developers can now easily embed high-quality video chat in their Unity games.Read More...
09:51 2019-06-21

Secret Border Patrol chat is not first time a group has violated Facebook policies The company’s strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly clashing with its capacity to monitor those that break rules against hate speech and harassment, critics say....
22:17 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet ...
04:51 2019-06-19

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
12:51 2019-05-24

Theresa May announces she will resign on 7 June Prime minister to leave Downing Street, drawing three-year tenure to a closeToday’s political developments - live updatesTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayAnalysis: May never had a gr...
14:51 2019-05-24

"If He Is Honest..." BS Yeddyurappa Says HD Kumaraswamy Must Resign BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's comment comes after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared on Friday that he would seek a trust vote on the floor of the house and asked the Speaker to "fix a time"...
15:01 2019-07-14

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Says the Game of Thrones Hate Upset the Cast's Group Chat Ready to feel bad, internet? You made the Game of Thrones cast sad. The end of the HBO drama was somewhat controversial in terms of whether it was good or not. It currently sits at a 58%......
01:51 2019-07-16

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday....
21:34 2019-07-16

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

Dem leaders demand Alex Acosta resign The top three Senate Democratic leaders are calling on Alex Acosta to resign as Labor secretary, slamming his previous leniency toward Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with running a sex ring of...
17:17 2019-07-09

British minister Gove will not resign: BBC reporter Michael Gove, Britain's environment minister and a high-profile Brexit supporter, will not follow his colleague Andrea Leadsom and resign, a BBC reporter quoted him as saying on Thursday....
13:51 2019-05-23

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
13:34 2019-06-04

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist mi...
17:17 2019-06-03

Gillibrand on calling for Al Franken to resign: 'I was not going to remain silent' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand defended her call in 2017 for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations, saying during a Fox News Town Hall ...
06:51 2019-06-03

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the European Union....
13:51 2019-05-24

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own ...
17:00 2019-05-22

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
22:00 2019-06-29

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement...
08:17 2019-05-22

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundr...
07:34 2019-07-15

Time To Fix Accountability; Sack Not Resign: Congress' Pramod Tiwari All those who are responsible should give their resignation and Rahul Gandhi should remain as the party president, said Congress leader Pramod Tiwari....
15:34 2019-05-28

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A former ruling party in Moldova says its government will resign in order to end a political deadlock that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic...
18:34 2019-06-14

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular extradition bill and refused to apologize for prom...
05:17 2019-06-16

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

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding that the city's leader completely withdraw an extradition bill and step down. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for ...
13:17 2019-06-16

Mexico minister of environment and natural resources offers to resign Mexico's minister of environment and natural resources Josefa Gonzalez Blanco Ortiz Mena presented her resignation to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after causing a delay to a commercial flight...
00:51 2019-05-26

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists ...
23:00 2019-05-21

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
03:00 2019-06-04

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said...
18:34 2019-07-15

Jersey Shore fire chiefs too unqualified to keep positions, resign The ax got brought down Monday in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, on some of the local fire department’s top brass — who reportedly “lacked the proper certifications for incident command&...
14:17 2019-07-09

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
07:00 2019-06-18

Will Resign As Legislator, Says Suspended Congress Leader Roshan Baig In more trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka hit by a flurry of resignations by legislators, disgruntled Congress leader R Roshan Baig, who was suspended last month for his "anti-party".....
00:00 2019-07-09

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney became Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) CountyR...
19:51 2019-05-25

British Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign On Friday: Report Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still......
09:17 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for trouble...
01:51 2019-07-15

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade Puerto Rico’s governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s ...
07:17 2019-07-12

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors...
19:34 2019-07-10

"Act Or Resign": Upendra Kushwaha Attacks Nitish Kumar Over Child Deaths Former Union Minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is responsible for the deaths of children due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur and demanded his resignation....
21:51 2019-06-23

George Conway renews attacks on Trump, calls on president to resign White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's husband unleashed another series of tweets on Friday, blasting President Trump for his "incompetence" and calling on him to resign after, at the last minute, h...
21:00 2019-06-21

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

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would not be reintroduced, according to a report....
00:51 2019-06-21

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
02:51 2019-05-28

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S. fin...
15:34 2019-07-09

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's board, three months after his departure from the hea...
20:51 2019-07-02

Congress Worker Threatens Suicide Over Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Resign A Congress worker threatened to commit suicide by trying to hang himself from a tree outside the party's headquarters in Delhi if Rahul Gandhi does not take back his resignation as party president....
17:34 2019-07-02

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. She will remain Prime Minister until a new ...
14:17 2019-05-24

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. common...
23:00 2019-06-17

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, whi...
18:17 2019-06-14

43 states, Puerto Rico sue drugmakers in generic price fixing Attorneys general in 43 states and Puerto Rico have filed a joint lawsuit accusing drugmakers of fixing prices for generic drugs used to treat arthritis, diabetes and other ailments....
19:51 2019-05-21

1-year-old dies in fall from cruise ship in Puerto Rico Authorities say a 1-year-old girl apparently slipped from her grandfather’s hands and fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico...
23:00 2019-07-08

Mammoth Energy Stands By Its Work in Puerto Rico Following Investigation Mammoth Energy said it is standing by the work that one of its subsidiaries did in Puerto Rico after hurricane damage. U.S. government authorities are looking into the company’s dominance in bringing ...
15:34 2019-06-07

Six men charged in connection with 2011 murder of New Jersey man in Puerto Rico Investigators say the defendants allegedly killed Maurice Spagnoletti because he canceled an inflated contract to provide janitorial services to Doral Bank....
00:51 2019-06-01

Ex-Met Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Former Mets outfielder Angel Pagan survived a scare when a boat he was on off the coast of Puerto Rico was flipped over by a 15-foot wave. Pagan, former Mets minor leaguer Orlando Roman and a 16-year-...
00:34 2019-05-30

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series ...
22:51 2019-06-11

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. Protesters came to the ...
01:00 2019-06-24

Punjab Congress Chief Who Lost To Sunny Deol Joins 'I Resign' List Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, who lost the Gurdaspur seat to actor-politician Sunny Deol, has stepped down from his post - the latest in a string of several state unit chiefs to resign over the....
14:17 2019-05-27

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
18:51 2019-07-02

Puerto Williams, Chile now world's southernmost city, not Ushuaia, Argentina Puerto Williams, a growing hamlet draped in snow-covered peaks on the remote southern tip of the South American continent, has been upgraded to the category of "city" by Chilean authorities, making......
04:51 2019-05-30

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters over Gov. Ricardo Rossello scandal Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his administration....
20:51 2019-07-16

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico Ex-Giants, Mets, Cubs speedster Angel Pagan was one of three men aboard boat hit by 15-foot wave off coast of Puerto Rico.        ...
05:51 2019-05-30

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the m...
04:51 2019-07-12

Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
00:17 2019-07-17

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power c...
20:17 2019-06-30

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's res...
00:17 2019-06-21

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industries — the ultra-high net-worth financial advisory bus...
08:51 2019-05-23

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the ba...
00:34 2019-06-13

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that...
03:17 2019-06-19

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico’s government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island’s finances as it works to...
17:51 2019-06-12

Police Fire Tear Gas to Quell Protests Over Puerto Rico’s Governor A day of protests turned raucous in Puerto Rico and the police fired tear gas to hold back a crowd demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló....
04:51 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 ...
18:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing ex...
13:17 2019-06-17

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
05:51 2019-05-23

Toddler takes fatal plunge from cruise ship in Puerto Rico: reports A one-and-a-half year-old girl died Sunday after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico, local reports said. The toddler was being held by her grandfather when she slipped ou...
06:00 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico governor vows to remain in office after violent protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Tuesday he will stay in office despite protests calling for his resignation that turned violent overnight....
03:17 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of c...
05:17 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico A Delta Air Lines pilot and crew arrested a passenger on board a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after the man shouted "I am God" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return t...
20:17 2019-07-03

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
01:51 2019-07-17

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
21:17 2019-06-06

Puerto Rico governor refuses to step down amid corruption and texting scandals Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló refused to step down Tuesday amid demonstrations calling for his resignation after a series of scandals that continue to rock his administration on the island territo...
01:51 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a thi...
19:34 2019-07-16

Puerto Rico governor apologizes for calling Melissa Mark-Viverito a ‘whore’ Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — whose administration has been roiled by a corruption probe — has apologized for calling former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito a “whore” and telling a fe...
17:00 2019-07-12

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

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the local Port Authority said....
10:00 2019-07-09

Child dies after fall from Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico By Elisha Fieldstadt A little girl died after falling off a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, authorities said. The 1-and-a -half-year-old plunged from the 11th floor of a Royal Caribbean “Freedom of ...
20:51 2019-07-08

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen w...
21:51 2019-06-18

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
20:51 2019-06-17

Statehood push for DC, Puerto Rico part of Dems' 'full-bore socialism,' McConnell says House Democrats' attempts to grant statehood to the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico amount to “full-bore socialism” -- which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he cannot abide....
11:17 2019-06-19

Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen concedes defeat in general elections, says will resign Thursday. COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen concedes defeat in general elections, says will resign Thursday. The post Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen concedes de...
00:34 2019-06-06

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light o...
05:00 2019-07-17

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tuesday claiming the state requires people from the U....
19:34 2019-07-03

Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the a...
04:00 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Flight crew restrains 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico Delta Air Lines flight attendants restrained a passenger on a flight from Puerto Rico to New York after he shouted "I am God!" and claimed he would save the world, forcing the plane to return to the a...
22:34 2019-07-03

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after the mayor posted a homophobic Facebook comment about "killing out" gay and transgender people.        ...
20:51 2019-07-10

’Chatgate’ scandal threatens to doom Puerto Rico's governor: 'I think Ricardo Rosselló has lost legitimacy' Thousands of protesters marched in the capital for a third day Monday to call for Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.        ...
10:00 2019-07-16

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded min...
00:17 2019-06-14

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments...
01:51 2019-07-11

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskf...
17:51 2019-06-28

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
17:34 2019-06-16

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘p...
09:17 2019-06-29

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their res...
00:00 2019-06-28

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation’s ability to defend itself amid wo...
01:34 2019-06-12

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and....
03:34 2019-06-07

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
21:51 2019-05-21

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the co...
23:00 2019-06-06

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s cent...
12:34 2019-06-09

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of...
05:51 2019-06-09

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app be...
18:51 2019-07-03

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bell...
03:34 2019-07-05

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)     ...
22:17 2019-06-28

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
21:34 2019-06-15

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan’s Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. The...
20:34 2019-06-29

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
17:34 2019-06-28

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz B...
17:00 2019-06-16

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large n...
14:51 2019-06-13

Officials ID Man Killed During Storms In Allen County SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WNKY) – Officials have identified a man killed Friday in Allen County when a tree fell on his pickup truck during strong storms. WNKY reports that Allen County Coroner Darren Davis s...
19:00 2019-06-23

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
23:17 2019-06-12

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of p...
22:17 2019-06-11

Officials are working to help this alligator with a knife in its head, thank god If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this one raises just as many questions. Last week, Texan Erin Weaver spotted a gator in Pumpkin Lake, in the town of Sugar Land, Texas, swimming along just fine exce...
21:00 2019-06-17

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital....
17:51 2019-06-11

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in t...
17:00 2019-06-12

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
23:17 2019-06-05

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers i...
14:17 2019-07-09

Afghan officials say car bomb kills 3, wounds 72 Afghan officials say a car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed three people and wounded 72 others, many of them students attending a nearby school...
07:51 2019-07-07

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
20:51 2019-06-05

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the ...
03:51 2019-06-08

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owner’s Assoc...
19:17 2019-06-05

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country’s foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal...
20:34 2019-06-10

Why secret trainers have become a worry for officials and punters • Concerns raised over deceptions at licensed stables• Officials feel powerless after case dropped in 2014Followers of British racing are regularly deceived as to who trains certain racehorses, accord...
18:00 2019-07-09

The Latest: 1 Arkansas levee weakening, officials say FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Officials in western Arkansas are carefully watching a levee that’s beginning to ...
15:34 2019-05-30

Officials Claim ICE Raids Have Started, but the Worst May Be Yet to Come By broadcasting for weeks that massive raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in 10 cities across the nation were imminent, the Trump administration already has fulfilled one of its objec...
01:34 2019-07-15

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
01:51 2019-06-01

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
00:51 2019-06-01

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons were attempting to summit Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing in the Himalayas have not been found in initial helicopter searches, and hopes are fading that...
17:17 2019-06-02

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

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
18:34 2019-05-31

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and wounding 10. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior min...
13:34 2019-06-03

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congr...
19:17 2019-05-24

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wak...
01:51 2019-07-11

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical...
22:34 2019-05-30

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
02:34 2019-05-24

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with school officials in March regarding a leaked FBI wireta...
03:34 2019-05-29

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
15:01 2019-05-21

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats....
02:17 2019-05-23

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the countr...
09:51 2019-05-25

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
16:01 2019-06-14

Indianapolis 500 officials to offer measles vaccine at race INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some fans attending Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 can get measles vaccines at the track’s infield medical center. IndyCar medical director Geoffrey Billows said Thursday a ...
19:34 2019-05-23

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort Lauderdale girl had second-degree burns on her arms ...
19:34 2019-06-14

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but Palestinians are boycotting it and Israeli officia...
23:17 2019-06-17

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
00:01 2019-05-25

Iowa officials investigating death of man in police custody MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — Eastern Iowa officials are investigating the death of a man in police custody. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says in a news release that the death happened Saturda...
01:51 2019-06-16

Officials, suspect exchange gunfire outside Texas courthouse DALLAS (AP) — Police say a person has been shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas. Police say the suspect in the shooting Monday morning ou...
17:34 2019-06-17

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

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country’s south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past...
15:34 2019-06-16

Illegal fireworks likely cause of Cape Cod brush fire, officials say The use of illegal fireworks likely led to a trio of Memorial Day Weekend brush fires on Cape Cod that damaged about five acres — and nearly spread to nearby houses, officials said....
17:34 2019-05-28

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
15:34 2019-06-16

The Latest: US officials: 2nd Ortiz shooting suspect wanted SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 9:55 p.m. U.S. prosecutors say the man suspected of shooting retired B...
05:34 2019-06-14

Officials: Man who dragged deputy with vehicle is shot, dies KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities are investigating the death of a man who was shot by a deputy being dragged by the man’s vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Sulliva...
03:34 2019-06-11

Former Trump administration officials: A list of notable departures From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration....
17:00 2019-07-12

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
16:51 2019-05-28

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
13:00 2019-05-28

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week’s post-election ...
10:51 2019-05-28

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda BENI, Congo (AP) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood has become the first cross-border case of Ebola in the current deadly outbreak. Now authorities in Congo are trying to determine how his family, expo...
12:17 2019-06-12

Most Of Bihar Children Died Of Hypoglycemia, Not Encephalitis: Officials Thirty children have died this month in two hospitals in Muzaffarpur, with most of them being victims of hypoglycemia and not Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) as being reported in the media,......
12:17 2019-06-12

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly met with Harvard officials while he was a sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had meetings with officials at Harvard University in person and over the phone at least six times in 2014, likely about genetics research, according to a new report. The convicted pedo...
23:00 2019-07-12

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Marti...
17:51 2019-06-12

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
18:17 2019-06-12

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Monday’s report came a day after officials in A...
00:17 2019-05-28

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Fa...
10:00 2019-05-27

Senior Sri Lanka officials ordered detained over bombing A Sri Lankan magistrate has ordered the detention of the country’s suspended police chief and its former defense secretary for alleged negligence leading to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more tha...
17:00 2019-07-03

| Officials count on 'tough but true ' US Open test Pre-tournament nerves aren't limited to the players as the US Open Golf Championship returns to Pebble Beach with the US Golf Association under scrutiny....
11:51 2019-06-13

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the third most cheating nation in the sport....
22:00 2019-07-12

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
11:00 2019-05-25

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
20:51 2019-07-05

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
13:34 2019-06-18

No Place For Corrupt Officials In Government, Says Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday cracked the whip on corrupt officials, saying they would be forced to take voluntary retirement....
11:51 2019-06-21

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 7 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels have hit a house in the southwestern province of Taiz, killing at least seven people from one family. The...
13:01 2019-06-29

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
18:17 2019-05-21

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warnin...
20:00 2019-06-21

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a source familiar with the matter....
17:00 2019-05-21

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
23:17 2019-06-21

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today landed at the Damoh municipality office wielding a......
01:00 2019-06-29

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
18:51 2019-06-22

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help as t...
23:17 2019-06-22

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday&#...
23:17 2019-06-22

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state offi...
16:51 2019-05-21

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cigarette thrown out a window to start a massive fire....
14:38 2019-05-21

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," ...
06:51 2019-05-25

Officials ID victims of fatal Marines motorcycle crash Officials on Sunday identified the seven motorcyclists killed in a crash with a truck while on their way to a Marines-related bike meet in New Hampshire Friday night. They were named as Michael Ferazz...
01:51 2019-06-24

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsme...
02:51 2019-06-24

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
06:00 2019-06-24

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
20:51 2019-05-21

Kyrgios blasts officials after "rigging" rant at Queen's "Things are never, ever, dull when Nick Kyrgios is in town and the Australian showman was causing a stir around the Pimms tents at Queen\u0027s Club on Thursday after accusing a line judge of \"riggin...
09:17 2019-06-21

Officials: No South Bend shooting body cam video St. Joseph County, Indiana Prosecutor Ken Cotter says there is no body cam video of the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in South Bend, the city where Democratic Presidential ca...
15:17 2019-06-18

10 dead in Texas plane crash, officials confirm Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a hangar as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. (June 30)  ...
06:51 2019-07-01

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
17:34 2019-07-16

FA furious after US officials are caught in England’s World Cup hotel • US manager, Jill Ellis, says they were scouting base for final• England officials would never do that, says Phil NevilleAn extraordinary “spygate” row has broken out at the Women’s World Cup after u...
05:34 2019-07-01

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
04:17 2019-06-19

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan. District chief Fazeluddin Muradi says that the...
10:34 2019-06-29

Man Arrested After Officials Say He Falsely Reported Someone Being Held At Gunpoint LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Laurel County sheriff’s office says that a man was arrested and taken into custody after they say he falsely reported an incident. According to a post to ...
17:17 2019-06-19

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Budget Proposals With Top Officials Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government on July 5 against the backdrop of India's economy hitting a five-year low growth of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19...
17:51 2019-06-19

ECB Officials Warned Eurozone Economy May Not Rebound as Expected European Central Bank officials said at their April policy meeting that the eurozone’s economic soft patch might last longer than expected and underscored a willingness to use all their policy tools t...
16:51 2019-05-23

Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006....
20:17 2019-06-30

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,...
00:51 2019-05-22

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents killed eight election officials in a bomb attack in the southern Kandahar province, Afghan officials said on Sunday. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Ind...
14:51 2019-06-30

Dominican officials say alleged gunman mistook Big Papi for someone else More than a week after David Ortiz was shot as part of what police have called a murder-for-hire plot, authorities in the Dominican Republic now say the former Red Sox star was not the intended target...
19:17 2019-06-20

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
00:17 2019-05-22

Officials: Rain, high reservoir releases to mean wet summer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The continued threat of rain and higher-than-normal reservoir releases into the Missouri River will hamper the draining of flooded fields and delay repairs to many damaged levees. O...
00:34 2019-06-21

Officials: Florida man robs Wendy’s after grilling burger JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials say they are looking for a ‘hamburglar’ who broke into two restaurants, fixed himself some food, and then stole money. The Martin County Sheriff...
20:34 2019-06-29

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could cour...
01:51 2019-06-28

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
11:17 2019-07-08

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been 3 explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least 1 person...
08:34 2019-06-02

Officials mull demolishing then rebuilding Columbine High DENVER (AP) — Authorities in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby. In a letter Thursday, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Jaso...
01:51 2019-06-07

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
17:51 2019-06-07

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
17:17 2019-06-08

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote...
07:34 2019-06-07

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

| WATCH: 21 killed in Mexico road accident - officials A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico, killing at least 21 people, officials say....
21:17 2019-05-30

Ferry strikes whale near Seattle, officials searching for it SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a ferry hit a whale near Seattle and that the Coast Guard is searching for it. KING5 television reports the whale breached about five feet (1.5 meters) in front of the M...
18:34 2019-05-29

Indian officials identify bodies of 3 British climbers An Indian official says the bodies of three of the four British climbers who were part of an international expedition to a Himalayan peak have been identified and handed over to officials...
17:17 2019-07-06

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the....
14:17 2019-05-30

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border securi...
17:17 2019-06-05

San Francisco man gored in neck during Pamplona bull run, officials say A San Francisco man was gored in the neck and hospitalized after Friday’s opening of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona – better known as the running of the bulls, city officials said....
09:51 2019-07-08

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an...
20:17 2019-05-31

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

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release...
07:34 2019-06-21

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:00 2019-06-03

The Latest: Officials say 2nd Arkansas levee wasn’t breached PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The National Weather Service in Arkansas says a levee near the Arkansas capital city wasn’t breac...
08:34 2019-06-01

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any results, a senior official has told NDTV. "What can......
00:17 2019-07-10

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several police...
17:34 2019-06-07

Mexican officials find 51 migrants in truck using giant X-ray Mexican officials using a large X-ray scanner at a checkpoint in the central state of Zacatecas found 51 Central American migrants in hidden compartments inside a truck....
22:51 2019-07-08

Boeing reportedly left engineers, officials unaware of 737 Max changes Boeing's overestimation of the 737 Max's safety may have been prompted in part by a simple but dangerous problem: many of the people involved weren't aware of the changes. The New York...
00:00 2019-06-03

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his deman...
11:17 2019-06-03

Fed's Williams Joins With Other Officials Leaning Toward Rate Cuts New York Fed President John Williams said the case for lowering short-term interest rates is getting stronger, opening the door to his support for easier monetary policy at the end of this month....
03:34 2019-07-12

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say eight people were killed when a box truck and a passenger van collided in a head-on crash on a rural highway. Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Andy West said the pa...
18:34 2019-06-03

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nissan spoke of a “fundamental review” of its current ...
00:34 2019-06-04

Death of man under vehicle believed due to California quake -officials A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades, sheri...
14:34 2019-07-10

Report: NFL set to drop full-time status for officials The NFL is set to feature part-time officials next season rather than granting full-time positions, according to a report from ESPN on Thursday night....
09:00 2019-07-12

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting.....
15:34 2019-07-10

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures at Least 5, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and at least five others were injured....
05:51 2019-06-10

At least 20 dead, 70 injured after trains collide in Pakistan, officials say A collision between a passenger train and a stationary freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan killed nearly two dozen people and injured more than 70 others, hospital officials said T...
15:51 2019-07-11

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regu...
19:34 2019-06-03

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security...
01:17 2019-05-22

Taj Mahal officials will start charging visitors who stay too long You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Not without paying extra, at least. Officials at the Taj Mahal have recently implemented a three-hour time limit for visitors wishing to see the wor...
19:00 2019-06-19

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and....
18:00 2019-06-19

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
07:34 2019-07-11

Alabama man says 'attack squirrel' not on meth, disputing officials' claim The wanted Alabama man who police alleged fed a pet rodent methamphetamine to keep it aggressive has spoken out while on the lam — and he says his pet squirrel is no druggie....
18:51 2019-06-19

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
07:51 2019-06-06

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
03:17 2019-05-23

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facility....
03:17 2019-05-23

Fed Officials Are Expected to Find Little to Boost Outlook From Trade Truce An agreement between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to resume trade negotiations avoids further deterioration in the economic outlook for now, but it does little to clear the fog of ...
05:00 2019-07-01

U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing The U.N. inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, likely knew a criminal mission was being planned....
13:17 2019-06-19

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people th...
22:00 2019-07-08

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
19:34 2019-05-22

Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates Federal Reserve officials said they are committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthens, according to minutes of their last meeting....
23:17 2019-05-22

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund warned separately on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion,...
21:00 2019-06-06

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-dollar home within a California gated community, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a ...
18:17 2019-05-31

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

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned ...
21:34 2019-06-06

Yogi Adityanath Warns Officials Against Stray Cattle Menace In UP Cattle should not be seen roaming the streets unsupervised, nor in the fields, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned state officials on Sunday....
00:17 2019-07-01

Lebanese officials shot dead in attack on minister's convoy Two aides to a Lebanese minister have been killed in a shooting incident. Refugee affairs minister Saleh al-Gharib, a member of the Druze ethnic group, said his group came under attack on its way to a...
05:51 2019-07-01

Boy Seeks Permission To End Life; PMO Instructs Officials To Order Probe A 15-year-old boy from Bihar's Bhagalpur district has written a letter to the President expressing his distress over strained relations between his parents and seeking "permission" to end his life,......
00:34 2019-07-17

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Cong...
21:01 2019-06-18

Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed February summit with US: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried out a deadly purge following a failed February summit with President Trump in Vietnam, executing five people, including the country’s special envoy to the Unite...
09:51 2019-05-31

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British war...
07:34 2019-07-11

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
06:01 2019-07-11

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
23:51 2019-06-19

4 suspects face charges after Georgia deputy is gunned down, officials say Four suspects have been arrested in the death of a Georgia sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of Atlanta, Fox 5 reported....
04:51 2019-07-09

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
19:34 2019-07-10

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
08:34 2019-06-22

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored f...
17:00 2019-05-21

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:00 2019-07-09

David Ortiz shooting a case of mistaken identity, officials say The former baseball star was not the intended target of the shooting in the Dominican Republic. A Mexican drug cartel is suspected of being involved....
06:00 2019-06-20

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County p...
23:17 2019-06-22

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women trouble...
05:34 2019-06-23

Officials ban plastic racket coverings at Wimbledon to become more environmentally friendly Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets....
19:17 2019-06-28

Officials Search For Mother, Child Involved In Custody Dispute LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities in Logan County need help tracking down a woman with an arrest warrant, who is believed to be on the run with her young daughter. 32-year-old Amanda Otero...
11:51 2019-06-04

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. ...
15:17 2019-06-28

Officials: Arkansas remains are those of missing girl Maleah Davis Texas authorities said Monday human remains found in Arkansas last week belong to four-year-old Maleah Davis, a girl who'd been missing for nearly a month....
22:17 2019-06-03

Bodies of 7 missing climbers on Himalayan mountain recovered, officials say Indian paramilitary soldiers on Sunday reached the bodies of seven of eight members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country’s second-highest mountain, officials said....
09:17 2019-06-24

| WATCH: Officials give tour of border facility in Texas Journalists have been given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequate food and sanitation issues inside. WATCH NOW....
19:34 2019-06-27

‘Brink of extinction’: Officials on P.E.I. working to determine cause of right whale death Comet, a 34-year-old male right whale, was pulled ashore on Norway, Prince Edward Island Friday. He was the third right whale found in Canadian waters....
01:51 2019-06-29

Giant bullsnake found in Minnesota home’s bathtub, officials say A 6-foot bullsnake gave a Minnesota family a startling wake-up call when they discovered the slithering intruder in their bathtub early Monday, officials said....
22:17 2019-07-10

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in the Dominican Republic said....
10:17 2019-06-20

Government Officials To Perform 5 Asanas As Part Of Yoga Day Celebrations Yoga Day: Senior government officials have been directed to perform at least five different yoga asanas on Friday as part of international Yoga Day celebrations across the country....
18:34 2019-06-20

Three Gorges Dam is safe, say China officials, dismissing online rumors China's controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's biggest hydropower project, is structurally sound, officials said, denying rumors on social media it was at risk of collapse....
14:51 2019-07-09

Integrity of China’s Three Gorges Dam questioned despite officials dismissing it as safe China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people posted satellite images of the structure last week....
00:17 2019-07-11

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to s...
00:51 2019-07-17

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive....
23:34 2019-05-21

Mexican officials hope to avert U.S. tariffs in last-ditch talks Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tari...
15:34 2019-06-05

Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that has hobbled the city’s computer network...
12:34 2019-06-05

PM Modi's Cave Meditation At Kedarnath Drawing More Pilgrims: Officials The cave at the Kedarnath shrine where PM Modi meditated last month has seen an unprecedented boost in popularity, with large number of devotees logging into the GMVN website daily to book the......
13:34 2019-06-29

Egyptian officials: Militant attack kills 10 police in Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 10 policemen. The officials say the...
07:51 2019-06-05

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
05:01 2019-05-22

Indian officials see little chance of finding missing climbers alive Two Indian air force helicopters and a rescue team scoured the Himalayan region around the Nanda Devi mountain for eight missing climbers without success on Sunday and survivors are unlikely to be fou...
12:00 2019-06-02

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a number of incidents at the women's World Cup, former...
20:00 2019-06-27

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over ...
00:51 2019-07-02

Helicopter crash in New York leaves at least one person dead, officials say Fire department says one person reported killed in crashPolice say incident was ‘hard landing on the roof’ of high-riseA helicopter crashed on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan early on Mo...
22:00 2019-06-10

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
04:34 2019-05-28

Yemeni officials say UAE-backed force storms mosque, kills 5 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen from a security force backed by the United Arab Emirates have stormed a mosque in the southern Dhale province, killing at least five people. Th...
21:51 2019-06-08

Officials: Progress made in talks on ending Venezuela crisis Officials in both Venezuela’s government and opposition say advances have been made in negotiations on breaking the country’s political standoff and further talks will be held next week...
00:51 2019-07-12

India, Pak Officials Meet, Discuss Modalities For Kartarpur Corridor Officials from India and Pakistan on Monday held a meeting to discuss the modalities for a corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdaspur district to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur....
14:17 2019-05-27

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four...
13:17 2019-05-27

Transformer fire leaves tens of thousands without power in NYC: Officials The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire at West 64th Street and West End Avenue affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a 30-block stretch from Times Square to about 72nd S...
05:51 2019-07-14

16-year-old Pikangikum First Nation evacuee killed in car crash: officials The chief of Pikangikum First Nation says the teen girl was one of more than 2,000 community members forced from their homes by a nearby forest fire....
01:00 2019-06-13

Chinese officials reportedly installed spyware on tourist phones Travelers attempting to cross into China's Xinjiang region from neighboring Kyrgyzstan have reportedly had spyware installed on their smartphones by border agents according to a recent investigat...
20:01 2019-07-03

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
07:00 2019-06-13

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

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday. The Nov. 8 Camp ...
06:00 2019-06-08

Graham says intel officials concerned about exposure of 2016 misbehavior Amid investigations into potential misbehavior by intelligence officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, “It doesn't surprise me that the people we are looking ...
22:17 2019-05-26

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern Sinai province. The officials...
13:34 2019-06-13

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
22:17 2019-05-25

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,....
15:34 2019-06-13

India officials stop Amnesty International event in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have stopped Amnesty International from holding an event to release a report on detention of activists in the disputed re...
12:17 2019-06-12

Kim Jong-un’s Sister to Meet With South Korean Officials at Border Mr. Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-jong, will deliver a letter from him expressing condolences on the death of a former South Korean first lady, officials said....
11:17 2019-06-12

Multiple Safety Lapses On IndiGo, 4 Officials Get Notice: Report Four senior executives of IndiGo airline were issued show cause notices on Friday by the civil aviation watchdog DGCA after a special audit team of the aviation regulator found safety lapses,......
16:17 2019-07-12

Wolff: Wrong to pressure officials over Vettel penalty in Canadian GP Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes it is wrong to put pressure on Formula 1's officials for the controversial decision to penalise Sebastian Vettel in the Canadian Grand Prix...
17:00 2019-06-10

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
03:34 2019-07-05

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why (NEW YORK) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found th...
20:17 2019-05-28

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehr...
11:51 2019-06-10

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday, providing the first official confirmation that ...
11:17 2019-06-11

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Agriculture Ministry Officials On Tuesday Under the scheme, interest subvention is provided to NABARD, regional rural banks, cooperative banks, public sector banks and scheduled private sector banks for providing short-term credit to farmers....
13:34 2019-06-11

Indonesian suspects detail alleged plot to kill top officials Indonesian police on Tuesday aired video testimony from three suspects who alleged a retired soldier backing the political opposition had offered them money and, in one case, a family vacation to join...
14:34 2019-06-11

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
21:51 2019-06-06

Iran won't talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit Iran's Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehran this week....
11:34 2019-06-10

Officials: Body Of Missing Boater Pulled From Ohio River BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– After hours of investigating, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife is confirming a missing boater has been found. A group of boaters called 911 when they noticed the remains Mo...
13:00 2019-05-28

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
18:17 2019-05-29

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resoluti...
02:00 2019-06-12

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration off...
03:17 2019-07-04

UP Government Acted Against 600 Corrupt Officials In Past 2 Years: Report The Uttar Pradesh government has acted against around 600 corrupt officials in the past two years, forcing 200 of them to retire, official sources said today....
01:51 2019-07-04

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged GRAY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children...
03:51 2019-06-14

WRAPUP 1-China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
22:51 2019-05-24

Indian, US Officials To Meet For Trade Talks In Delhi Tomorrow Senior officials from India and the US will meet in New Delhi on Friday to discuss various trade and economic issues and strengthen bilateral relations, a top official said....
19:34 2019-07-11

Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years afte...
09:17 2019-06-07

Russian officials: Doomed sub crew averted 'planetary catastrophe' Russian leaders have praised 14 sailors who died in a fire aboard a nuclear research submarine last week, saying their actions averted what could've escalated into a "planetary catastrophe."...
18:34 2019-07-08

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the...
03:34 2019-06-07

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tuesday....
12:01 2019-07-02

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a stateme...
05:34 2019-07-15

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international paedophile ring. The investigation, which began two...
08:51 2019-05-24

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
01:17 2019-06-17

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emergency services spokesman told AFP....
02:51 2019-07-03