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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 chat that used profanities to ...

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 partici...
06:14, 07/14/2019

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 Ross...
12:00, 07/14/2019

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 th...
00:00, 07/14/2019

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 o...
15:56, 07/15/2019

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 th...
02:42, 07/11/2019

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 partic...
18:56, 07/15/2019

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 Ri...
05:28, 06/10/2019

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 Par...
22:00, 06/09/2019

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 l...
22:00, 06/06/2019

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 marc...
18:00, 06/07/2019

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 Tri...
20:14, 07/16/2019

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...
02:56, 07/04/2019

Hurricane Maria Left Thousands of Puerto Rican Children Experiencing Symptoms of PTSD, Survey Finds Hurricane Maria was the deadliest storm in modern U.S. history. And the damage didn’t end when the storm clouds cleared back in September 2017. Espec...
18:42, 05/02/2019

Fed up Puerto Ricans protest, demanding governor resign A feeling of outrage is rippling across Puerto Rico as people say they’re fed up with neglect from Washington and the U.S. territory’s own government...
19:14, 07/17/2019

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, i...
02:56, 07/17/2019

Yadier Molina, Alex Cora, And Others In Baseball Call For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Over Leaked Chats Red Sox manager Alex Cora, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, and a few other baseball players today have called for Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosse...
01:00, 07/18/2019

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 wi...
06:56, 07/11/2019

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...
07:00, 07/11/2019

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 i...
04:14, 05/23/2019

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...
03:56, 06/01/2019

We're The Staff Of Deadspin. Let's Chat! The week is basically over. We’re hanging out down in the comment section under this post, awaiting your questions. Ask us stuff! Update: We’re done....
23:00, 05/10/2019

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. Naturall...
05:00, 05/22/2019

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 Por...
06:42, 05/29/2019

Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for instance, fly over a major league base...
19:14, 04/28/2019

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. ...
07:14, 06/07/2019

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 me...
07:00, 05/23/2019

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 a...
04:28, 07/03/2019

Facebook will let users chat across Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp There were rumors that Facebook was going to make its messaging products interoperable, but now it appears they're about to be a reality. At F8,...
20:56, 04/30/2019

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...
10:14, 06/03/2019

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 Frick...
21:28, 06/04/2019

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.Rea...
20:00, 06/19/2019

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 ...
21:14, 06/13/2019

TikTok's owner launches chat app with a focus on communities TikTok's owner, ByteDance, has jumped into the wide world of messaging apps. The company has released Flipchat (aka Feiliao), an "interest-base...
20:42, 05/20/2019

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 ...
13:56, 05/23/2019

Queens Democrats hosting Mayor Pete for a ‘fireside chat’ Queens Democrats are hosting the mayor Wednesday for a “fireside chat” about his 2020 White House bid — Mayor Pete Buttigieg, that is. Th...
22:56, 05/20/2019

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 partn...
00:14, 06/19/2019

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 blo...
09:14, 07/17/2019

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, ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

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...
03:00, 06/11/2019

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 updat...
15:56, 06/04/2019

Hulk’s chat with The Ancient One in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was almost a huge plot hole There’s no question that Avengers: Endgame is a massive success for Marvel and Disney, one that will be hard to replicate. It’s an emotio...
19:56, 05/13/2019

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 partn...
04:00, 06/19/2019

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 partn...
04:00, 06/19/2019

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...
05:00, 06/21/2019

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 r...
19:28, 06/30/2019

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 r...
20:42, 07/10/2019

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 rul...
21:14, 07/05/2019

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 v...
15:14, 07/01/2019

A Chat With Holly Herndon About Making Music With AI, Artistic Necrophilia, and Embracing the Inhuman Holly Herndon is mother to an AI baby. Its name is Spawn and for the past few years Herndon has been training its machine-learning program on her voc...
23:00, 05/08/2019

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, ...
06:56, 06/11/2019

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 ...
01:28, 07/16/2019

| Gimelstob right to resign says Federer Roger Federer believes there should be lessons learned from the Justin Gimelstob ordeal and is happy the American chose to step down from his positio...
16:56, 05/05/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general ...
22:28, 04/28/2019

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 ...
12:56, 05/24/2019

Theresa May rebuffs fresh calls to resign Prime minister has no plans to step down before getting Brexit deal passed, says No 10Theresa May has no intention of setting out a fresh timetable f...
17:14, 05/08/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law e...
05:14, 05/02/2019

Parkland principal to resign at end of school year FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The principal of a Florida school where 17 people were fatally shot last year is resigning. The Sun Sent...
06:28, 05/11/2019

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 th...
20:28, 07/16/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony ...
00:14, 05/02/2019

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 dea...
22:14, 07/09/2019

| 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...
23:00, 06/03/2019

"Resign Immediately Or...": BS Yeddyurappa's Warning For HD Kumaraswamy 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 ...
16:14, 07/14/2019

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 Epstei...
17:14, 07/09/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to ...
15:56, 06/03/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out...
21:42, 05/18/2019

Jet Airways Shares Fall After CEO, Other Top Executives Resign Jet Airways share price today: The stock fell a day after the grounded airline said its chief executive officer Vinay Dube had resigned. On the Bomba...
10:56, 05/15/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Police create 'chat benches' to combat loneliness One English police department is tackling elderly isolation with “chat benches”. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.    ...
17:14, 07/17/2019

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 ...
10:28, 07/15/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and lar...
01:00, 05/11/2019

New corruption allegations hit Puerto Rico’s government A top Puerto Rico official says he has appeared before a federal grand jury investigating a former government adviser in the latest corruption allega...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since ’06 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the clos...
20:28, 05/07/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since '06 Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raisin...
20:00, 05/07/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tend...
04:14, 06/25/2019

Theresa May must resign or be forced out, says Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader calls May ‘caretaker prime minister’ after dismal council election resultsTheresa May must either resign as prime minister or her ...
22:14, 05/04/2019

Several Congress Leaders Resign In Support Of Rahul Gandhi Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in the wake of the Lok Sabha ele...
15:28, 06/28/2019

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican g...
22:56, 06/10/2019

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, question...
10:14, 05/22/2019

12 Manipur Congress Legislators Resign From Party Posts Twelve Congress legislators in Manipur have resigned from state party posts, triggering speculation about the possibility of their crossing over to t...
13:56, 05/30/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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 miscondu...
07:00, 06/03/2019

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 a...
16:56, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won’t resign HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has apologized for an extradition bill ...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 presiden...
14:00, 05/02/2019

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 pa...
22:00, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Tennessee House speaker signals he won’t resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scandals involving Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Embattled Tennessee Hou...
02:14, 05/21/2019

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 Euro...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Ex-Puerto Rico Gov. Rafael Hernández Colón dies at 82 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former Puerto Rico Gov. Rafael Hernández Colón, who oversaw one of the U.S. territory’s most prosperous periods, h...
17:28, 05/02/2019

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 a...
23:14, 07/12/2019

League of her own: woman in Puerto Rico baseball tournament SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A woman in Puerto Rico is set for the first time to play in an otherwise all-male baseball tournament organized by a pop...
21:42, 05/16/2019

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 t...
22:56, 07/14/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Dona...
20:28, 05/10/2019

GOP proposes more Puerto Rico aid in latest offer to Democrats Congressional Republicans on Thursday floated a new disaster aid proposal to Democrats to break the logjam over Puerto Rico, but it is unlikely to en...
03:56, 05/10/2019

3 of ousted West Virginia bishop's top priests resign jobs Three priests have lost their high-ranking positions in West Virginia after a church investigation reportedly accused them of enabling predatory and ...
17:14, 06/11/2019

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two coll...
19:14, 05/20/2019

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 “lac...
07:00, 07/09/2019

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, ...
00:42, 07/09/2019

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 ...
06:14, 06/18/2019

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 on...
15:14, 06/16/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go fa...
22:56, 05/15/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story MOSCOW – A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the fir...
22:56, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
16:00, 06/18/2019

3 more Maryland medical board members resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Three members of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned in the continuing aftermath of a scandal...
23:42, 05/07/2019

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...
08:28, 06/16/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand premier, justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs have rallied to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his new justice minister as protests are ...
21:14, 06/11/2019

Rahul Gandhi Likely To Resign At Congress's What-Went-Wrong Meet Today The top leadership body of the Congress will meet today to discuss what went down for them in the national election after the National Democratic All...
05:42, 05/25/2019

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 Kuma...
04:56, 05/28/2019

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 Pinkne...
20:42, 05/25/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers' pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a preliminary parliamenta...
23:14, 05/03/2019

4 Maryland medical board leaders resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four top executives of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned amid the continuing investigation ...
15:28, 06/07/2019

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal pros...
18:42, 07/09/2019

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 min...
13:14, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker asked to resign if abuse charge true LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi lawmaker accused of punching his wife (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Mississippi’s House speak...
01:28, 05/22/2019

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 ...
01:14, 06/04/2019

US lawmakers review control board’s role in Puerto Rico U.S. lawmakers are reviewing the work of a federal control board created by Congress to oversee Puerto Rico’s finances amid complaints that it is ine...
23:14, 05/02/2019

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling ...
22:00, 05/03/2019

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�...
17:00, 06/14/2019

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 arthri...
05:28, 05/12/2019

Puerto Rico Seeks to Have $9 Billion in Debt Ruled Unconstitutional The territory and a group of unsecured creditors brought their complaint against dozens of financial firms, including some of the country’s biggest b...
19:14, 05/03/2019

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 Dora...
22:14, 05/31/2019

Marines participate in medical readiness training in Puerto Rico Marine, Navy and other members of the U.S. military, including physicians, dentists and optometrists, are participating in Innovative Readiness Train...
20:56, 04/29/2019

New round of claims against vendors, bondholders on tap in Puerto Rico bankruptcy Puerto Rico’s federally appointed oversight board will file another round of lawsuits against government vendors and bondholders, Luc Despins, a lawy...
10:14, 05/17/2019

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, for...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Puerto Rico Grid Contractor Caught Up in Federal Probes The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General are looking into the work of a Mammoth Energy Service...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at...
06:42, 05/10/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the r...
03:00, 05/07/2019

White House says will reappoint Puerto Rico oversight board The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight boar...
07:42, 04/30/2019

Report calls on FCC to probe storm aftermath in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A consumer activist group has released a report outlining the collapse in communications that beset Puerto Rico after Hu...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violat...
22:42, 05/14/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board gets 60-day court extension for reappointments A U.S. Appeals Court on Monday gave Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board another 60 days to allow for the constitutional reappoi...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that ...
11:42, 06/18/2019

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 n...
18:14, 07/02/2019

Increasing calls for Brian Sims to 'immediately resign' for harassing pro-lifers Brian Sims, a Democratic state representative in Pennsylvania, came under fire after videos surfaced of him harassing an elderly pro-life woman and o...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later thi...
00:28, 05/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only su...
09:14, 06/16/2019

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 ...
01:14, 07/03/2019

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 m...
14:14, 05/24/2019

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 handl...
14:42, 07/09/2019

10 Philadelphia police recruits resign after trying to cheat on open-book exam Ten Philadelphia police recruits resigned after they admitted to trying to cheat on an open-book exam, according to multiple reports.   &#...
16:56, 06/25/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florid...
19:14, 07/09/2019

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 multimi...
19:14, 07/09/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Way...
03:28, 05/15/2019

"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 encepha...
02:56, 06/24/2019

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges again...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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...
06:14, 06/21/2019

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 Russi...
11:28, 05/28/2019

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 overnig...
21:28, 07/16/2019

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.     &...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesTens of thousands to take to streets of San JuanPuerto Rico is bracing for large demon...
01:00, 07/18/2019

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 obligatio...
11:56, 06/17/2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal health...
00:42, 07/18/2019

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...
07:56, 07/16/2019

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...
00:56, 06/19/2019

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 c...
21:14, 05/29/2019

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 th...
17:42, 07/16/2019

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 appoin...
21:56, 06/20/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Over Trump’s Opposition, House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief...
19:00, 05/10/2019

House Dems renew probe on hurricane response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry in...
00:42, 05/07/2019

House Democrats Revive Probe on Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry i...
01:56, 05/07/2019

| Puerto Rico gov slams Trump, seeks swifter storm recovery Puerto Rico's governor is pledging to lift the US territory from a deep recession by creating more jobs, reversing a migration exodus and implementin...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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 industrie...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Puerto Rico announces deal to restructure power authority debt Puerto Rico’s power utility struck a deal with a group of creditors that seeks to allow the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth to restructure more than $8 bi...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board 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 i...
18:28, 06/12/2019

Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama design PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike won’t release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama not...
01:28, 05/22/2019

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 lawmak...
03:28, 07/12/2019

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 ...
19:14, 07/03/2019

Trump pledges more disaster money to Florida, says Puerto Rico should be ‘grateful’ WASHINGTON – At a campaign rally in Panama City Beach Florida, President Trump promised Floridians more disaster dollars, while suggesting Puer...
09:14, 05/09/2019

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...
16:42, 07/09/2019

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 pensio...
02:14, 06/13/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 mi...
23:28, 04/30/2019

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 Minis...
22:28, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as ...
06:14, 06/17/2019

Georgia mayor facing calls to resign over alleged comment on black job candidate The mayor of a predominantly white city in Georgia is facing calls to resign after she allegedly said residents weren’t “ready” to have a black city ...
22:42, 05/07/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.   ...
17:14, 07/17/2019

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 ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

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 ministe...
00:42, 06/12/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Terri...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Schiff calls on Barr to resign as reported Mueller concerns fuel Dem outrage House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff called Wednesday for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign, seizing on a new report that Special Cou...
17:14, 05/01/2019

William Barr defiant amid calls to resign over his handling of Mueller report A letter from Robert Mueller expressed concern that the attorney general’s summary did not reflect ‘the nature of this office’s work’The US attorney ...
18:28, 05/02/2019

Theresa May to resign as British prime minister: Timeline of Brexit and events that led to her demise A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: B...
13:28, 05/24/2019

Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

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 ...
20:14, 07/03/2019

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 fo...
11:28, 06/17/2019

Partisan Bickering Over Puerto Rico Aid Strands Farmers Devastated by Extreme Weather As Washington wrestles with President Trump’s refusal to grant more disaster relief to Puerto Rico, farmers affected by disaster elsewhere have been ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

President Trump Keeps Quoting a Misleading $91 Billion Figure for Puerto Rico Aid. Here Are the Facts President Donald Trump is sticking to his claim that Congress gave Puerto Rico $91 billion in aid money and that, therefore, the island should be ...
20:42, 05/06/2019

$3.7 million in cash discovered in abandoned boat in Puerto Rico, Border Patrol says Authorities followed a boat to the island’s coast and found five duffel bags containing $3.7 million in cash.       &...
16:42, 07/09/2019

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 h...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Red Sox coach Alex Cora will not visit White House due to Puerto Rico policies Boston to meet Donald Trump after World Series win last yearCora unhappy with response to Hurricane Maria devastationThe Boston Red Sox manager, Alex...
01:00, 05/06/2019

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...
16:28, 07/12/2019

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 overnig...
23:56, 07/16/2019

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.    ...
01:28, 07/17/2019

White House wants current members of Puerto Rico oversight board to remain The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight boar...
07:42, 04/30/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of Puerto Rico financial board appointments The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appoin...
21:28, 06/20/2019

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 wa...
07:28, 07/08/2019

High court takes case involving Puerto Rico financial crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will decide a challenge to the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico’s...
19:56, 06/20/2019

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 contin...
01:42, 07/17/2019

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 ...
21:14, 06/06/2019

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. &...
01:28, 05/23/2019

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 fres...
14:14, 06/17/2019

Trump praises Acosta as he faces growing calls to resign over earlier Epstein case A growing number of lawmakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), called on the Trump Cabinet secretary to resign over his handling of ...
19:28, 07/09/2019

Deadly biker crash in New Hampshire prompts motor-vehicle chief in Massachusetts to resign The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division resigned from her reported six-figure-salary gig Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate th...
14:14, 06/26/2019

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ag...
18:56, 07/09/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurrican...
01:00, 05/11/2019

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 l...
06:42, 07/09/2019

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 Lea...
12:00, 06/19/2019

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 o...
02:28, 06/17/2019

Daughter of Indiana police officer fatally falls from cruise ship in Puerto Rico The toddler, a daughter of a South Bend, Indiana, police officer, slipped from her grandfather's arms while the Freedom of the Seas was docked. ...
19:14, 07/08/2019

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 near...
01:42, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around,...
20:14, 07/17/2019

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 ...
20:14, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Scotiabank to sell Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands operations to Oriental Bank Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third biggest lender, said on Wednesday it would sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Orie...
23:42, 06/26/2019

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...
16:42, 07/08/2019

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionair...
19:42, 07/09/2019

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 billionair...
01:42, 07/10/2019

Front-runners Simonyte, Nauseda to meet in Lithuania presidential runoff, prime minister to resign Pre-election favorites Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda will face off in the second round of Lithuania's presidential election, as Prime Minister...
04:00, 05/13/2019

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 Tue...
21:14, 07/03/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Scotiabank to sell Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands operations to Oriental Bank Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third biggest lender, said on Wednesday it would sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Orie...
02:42, 06/27/2019

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 ...
06:42, 07/17/2019

Cyprus serial killer case forces justice minister to resign amid uproar over handling by police The unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus that spurred uproar over how police handled the disappearances of foreign ...
21:42, 05/02/2019

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from ...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Boston Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Skip White House Visit While His Native Puerto Rico Is Still Struggling Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is cool on the complimentary White House visit that comes with winning the 2018 World Series as long as his homeland...
23:14, 05/06/2019

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 s...
04:14, 07/04/2019

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 s...
01:56, 07/04/2019

Senator to Barr: 'You lied...You should resign' Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Attorney General Robert Barr over his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia re...
00:42, 05/02/2019

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Two leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after their mayor posted on Facebook about "killing out" socialists and gay and transgender people. ...
16:42, 07/09/2019

’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.    ...
08:56, 07/16/2019

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 offic...
02:14, 06/14/2019

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 sy...
04:56, 07/11/2019

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 ...
02:14, 06/28/2019

Here's how US border officials want to spend $20.8B in 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Department of Homeland Security entity, has asked Congress for $18.2 billion to fund operations in fiscal 2020,...
04:28, 05/10/2019

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 ...
10:56, 06/07/2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see...
23:00, 05/03/2019

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...
17:28, 06/16/2019

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 Mnuchi...
11:42, 06/09/2019

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 i...
04:28, 06/29/2019

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 Hou...
22:56, 05/21/2019

Trump says NRA ‘under siege’ by Dem officials who want to ‘destroy’ it President Trump said Monday that the National Rifle Association -- gripping by infighting and turmoil that exploded into public view over the past we...
16:00, 04/29/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the ...
21:00, 04/29/2019

| 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...
03:42, 06/29/2019

"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,...
19:56, 06/06/2019

Top EU officials warn Romania over rule of law The European Union warned Romania on Thursday it could face firmer action over the government's legal changes that the bloc has said threaten the rul...
21:56, 05/09/2019

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 ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

BBB Officials Warn Of “One Ring” Telephone Scam (LEX 18) – The Better Business Bureau is warning residents to beware of the  “one ring” telephone scam. FCC officials say that calling back to ...
20:28, 05/07/2019

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 ...
15:28, 06/13/2019

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 T...
12:56, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Corrections officials say progress being made NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a survey of solitary confinement prisoners by criminal justice advocacy groups in Louisiana (all times local): 5:40 ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

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....
22:14, 06/12/2019

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 defense...
01:14, 05/23/2019

California officials OK security deal for men’s-only retreat SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A secretive men’s-only retreat hosted by an elite club that has included former U.S. presidents and business leaders will ...
21:14, 06/11/2019

95,000 Pilgrims Went On Amarnath Yatra In Last 7 Days: Officials Over 95,000 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in the last seven days, officials said. However, no fresh batch of pilgrims was allowe...
07:56, 07/08/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government and two prominent journalists have been freed from prison ahead of a June ...
20:56, 06/11/2019

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Di...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for s...
15:28, 05/22/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran plans to ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials told Reuters a...
10:14, 06/12/2019

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 hospita...
17:14, 06/11/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. Th...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estil...
06:14, 06/11/2019

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 ad...
20:56, 07/14/2019

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 woundin...
15:14, 06/03/2019

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief ...
16:56, 07/16/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the ...
05:28, 04/30/2019

Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, b...
01:00, 04/30/2019

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 ini...
15:28, 06/02/2019

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)  ...
03:00, 06/01/2019

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 ...
20:28, 05/31/2019

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: he...
20:14, 05/31/2019

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 scho...
03:00, 05/29/2019

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 s...
21:56, 05/30/2019

Libyan officials say airstrikes intensify in Tripoli Libyan officials say Khalifa Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army has intensified its airstrikes over the past two days on rival militias in and...
12:28, 04/29/2019

Barry makes landfall after becoming hurricane: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. ...
19:42, 07/13/2019

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 extinguishe...
18:14, 06/05/2019

Mexican officials nab over 200 migrants hidden in trucks Mexican authorities nabbed more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks in recent days — including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hiding in secre...
19:14, 07/09/2019

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....
20:56, 06/10/2019

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 offic...
02:42, 06/09/2019

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, ...
04:28, 06/08/2019

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 Reser...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, ...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Many Fed officials saw near-term rate cut, not all convinced: minutes Many U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting thought more stimulus would be needed soon if risks to the U.S. economy did not let up, and...
00:28, 07/11/2019

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 governmen...
04:56, 07/11/2019

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 ...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Paris hospital attacked by May Day protesters, say officials Staff say they stopped attempt to enter intensive care, but intruders smashed computersFrench officials say medical staff narrowly averted “a catastr...
18:28, 05/02/2019

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police are blocking the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who are walking nor...
20:42, 06/05/2019

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....
20:28, 06/05/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that f...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Kamala Harris Says US Officials Should Consider Breaking Up Facebook Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider breaking up Facebook Inc, the world's largest soci...
06:14, 05/13/2019

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...
20:42, 06/16/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safe...
07:42, 05/20/2019

Chinese and US officials meet in last-ditch bid to end trade war Chinese and US officials were today meeting in Washington in a last-ditch bid to negotiate a truce in the escalating trade war between the two countr...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actio...
19:14, 05/12/2019

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 ...
01:14, 06/18/2019

Officials: 2 dead, 4 injured in gas station explosion BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion at a Virginia gas station has left two people dead and four people injured. According to The Roa...
06:28, 05/11/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
21:14, 06/21/2019

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 th...
02:28, 06/29/2019

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
16:00, 06/18/2019

No More ''VIP Stay'' At Corbett Tiger Reserve: Officials Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others eit...
17:14, 06/18/2019

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...
20:28, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Officials say munitions not on derailed cars WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 1:15 ...
22:42, 06/19/2019

| 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 launde...
15:56, 06/28/2019

Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting thousands of migrant families who had final deportation orders and removing them f...
05:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
12:28, 07/03/2019

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 ...
21:14, 06/29/2019

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...
21:00, 06/15/2019

New Haven mosque fire was intentionally set, officials say A fire that broke out at a Connecticut mosque over the weekend has been ruled an arson. “This was intentionally set,” said New Haven Fire Chief John ...
08:14, 05/14/2019

Immigration officials arrest man charged with killing 3 Federal immigration agents on Tuesday arrested a suspected drunken driver who was free on bail after being charged with plowing into a Northern Calif...
07:42, 05/08/2019

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department ...
01:00, 05/08/2019

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 pa...
00:56, 07/05/2019

Officials close the Eiffel Tower as a man climbs it Officers are still talking with a man who climbed up the side of the Eiffel Tower on Monday afternoon, triggering an evacuation of the famous structu...
22:42, 05/20/2019

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people. Sgt. Andy West said the patrol r...
15:56, 06/03/2019

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 retirem...
10:00, 06/21/2019

| 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 l...
21:14, 05/30/2019

Malaysian officials find 5,255 turtles packed in suitcases The smugglers were arrested at Kuala Lumpur's main airport after arriving from China with 5,255 red-eared terrapins. Malaysia has become a hub for wi...
20:14, 06/26/2019

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 sinc...
21:00, 06/03/2019

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 rese...
20:14, 07/12/2019

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong ...
11:28, 06/20/2019

'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 awa...
21:00, 06/03/2019

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 M...
22:14, 07/14/2019

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 Nis...
00:00, 06/04/2019

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, an...
06:00, 06/21/2019

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...
16:14, 06/08/2019

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...
22:00, 07/12/2019

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's Club on Thu...
22:42, 06/20/2019

U.S., Mexico Officials to 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 o...
19:42, 06/05/2019

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 la...
22:42, 06/28/2019

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 vot...
07:56, 06/07/2019

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 ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

52 dogs rescued from alleged hoarder in New Jersey, officials say Authorities in New Jersey recovered dozens of dogs from a Trenton home – many malnourished and at least one in critical condition—and said a suspect ...
09:42, 06/27/2019

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 mig...
04:42, 06/24/2019

UN Officials In "Awe" Over India's Sustainable Development Goals Progress India has said it is committed to accelerating economic growth beyond seven per cent over the next five years while ensuring there is no trade-off be...
10:28, 07/17/2019

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 criticizin...
10:14, 06/24/2019

Breeders’ Cup officials tight-lipped about today’s meeting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mum’s the word, as Breeders’ Cup officials meet in Lexington. Could the event be  coming to Churchill Dow...
18:42, 06/27/2019

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students t...
08:56, 06/02/2019

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. Auth...
23:28, 06/22/2019

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 ...
21:42, 06/22/2019

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (N...
15:28, 06/02/2019

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 ...
17:28, 06/22/2019

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola messages NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help in one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in his...
16:28, 06/24/2019

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 involv...
03:14, 06/03/2019

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 "clo...
03:00, 06/22/2019

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 devastat...
07:42, 06/03/2019

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'...
21:00, 06/21/2019

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 Hampsh...
00:14, 06/24/2019

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...
01:28, 06/28/2019

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 b...
20:14, 05/31/2019

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 ...
16:56, 06/14/2019

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...
20:56, 06/16/2019

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 ...
07:28, 07/01/2019

Unidentified object crashes in Cyprus, no casualties: officials An unidentified object that may have been a missile crashed north of the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, early on Monday, but no one was hurt on the ground...
06:14, 07/01/2019

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” ...
00:00, 07/01/2019

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 enormo...
19:28, 06/30/2019

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. Polic...
17:28, 06/17/2019

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...
22:28, 06/17/2019

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....
01:42, 06/11/2019

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get clo...
20:14, 06/16/2019

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...
15:28, 06/16/2019

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 compartm...
23:00, 07/08/2019

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 Ghazn...
06:28, 07/08/2019

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 runnin...
09:28, 07/08/2019

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 L...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Officials Searching For Missing Pulaski County Woman PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Officials in Pulaski County need help finding a missing 25-year-old woman who hasn’t been seen or heard fr...
22:14, 06/14/2019

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...
21:00, 07/05/2019

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 addition...
13:56, 06/12/2019

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 say...
02:42, 06/16/2019

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...
10:00, 06/12/2019

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 Synd...
14:42, 06/12/2019

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 res...
20:00, 07/09/2019

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 re...
01:56, 06/19/2019

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,...
12:00, 06/29/2019

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 Bagh...
07:56, 06/29/2019

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...
19:00, 06/19/2019

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 ...
13:42, 05/28/2019

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 Thu...
04:14, 06/07/2019

At least 16 dead, 78 injured after trains collide in Pakistan, officials say A passenger train rammed into a freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 78 other...
12:42, 07/11/2019

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 ea...
02:42, 07/12/2019

AP Debrief: Officials give tour of border facility Journalists were given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequte foo...
05:14, 06/27/2019

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and ...
15:42, 06/29/2019

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...
19:00, 06/29/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
20:28, 07/09/2019

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kanda...
13:28, 06/30/2019

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 So...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Egyptian officials say 6 policemen slain in northern Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say militants have attacked three police checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, kill...
00:28, 06/26/2019

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 pol...
19:00, 06/07/2019

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...
09:00, 07/10/2019

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...
09:56, 07/10/2019

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 in...
12:56, 06/07/2019

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...
07:00, 07/12/2019

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...
11:00, 05/28/2019

16-year-old migrant boy from Guatemala dies while in U.S. custody: officials A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy from Guatemala fell ill after he was transferred to a government shelter in Texas and later died, officials s...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Crashed F-16's live ammunition safely detonated, officials say Unexploded weaponry aboard an F-16 fighter jet that crashed into the roof of a commercial building in Riverside County, Calif., on Thursday was safel...
09:28, 05/18/2019

Libyan officials: Militants kill 3 troops at LNA checkpoint BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say Islamic State militants have killed at least three troops in an attack on a checkpoint in a desert town. ...
11:56, 05/18/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility. &...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Woman, 35, disappears at Hawaii national forest, officials say Volunteers and first responders continued to search on Sunday for a 35-year-old woman who authorities say disappeared last week outside of a Hawaii n...
21:56, 05/12/2019

Yemeni officials say troops retake key district from rebels SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say forces loyal to the internationally recognized government have recaptured a key district in the sou...
11:56, 05/18/2019

Name Missing From Voters' List, Ex-Cricketer Says Officials Took Selfies Furious over not finding his name in the voters' list, former cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi said polling officials, instead of addressing his issue, we...
19:56, 05/12/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing ...
00:42, 05/20/2019

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 confront...
02:28, 05/18/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers fa...
20:56, 05/13/2019

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 ...
02:56, 05/28/2019

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. Mo...
01:00, 05/28/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provinci...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gen...
11:42, 05/17/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior...
22:14, 04/30/2019

Latest: Officials: Synagogue suspect had 50 unfired bullets The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California synagogue (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Prosecutors say the 19-year-old man suspected of opening fir...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Indonesia arrests six over plot to kill officials during unrest Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last we...
15:00, 05/27/2019

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 ...
13:14, 05/27/2019

New Jersey health officials warn of possible measles exposure New Jersey health officials are warning that an airplane passenger infected with measles traveled from Israel to Newark last month and may have expos...
05:42, 05/03/2019

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 hea...
11:56, 05/25/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media ...
01:28, 05/20/2019

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher ...
22:14, 05/21/2019

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...
19:56, 05/23/2019

"Called Mamata Banerjee After Cyclone, But..." Say Officials In PM Office Officials in Prime Minister's Office today said the claim that the Prime Minister has not contacted Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after the C...
14:28, 05/05/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in ...
23:14, 05/05/2019

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers migh...
15:42, 05/23/2019

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 Te...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Georgia child finds $40G of meth in box of Legos: officials Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia said a child found 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $40,000 ins...
01:56, 05/09/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over wh...
08:28, 05/07/2019

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 Ea...
19:56, 05/21/2019

16-year-old migrant who died in US custody had a tumor, officials say The teen died April 30 at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office officials said.  &#...
06:14, 05/04/2019

Man falls from cliff into Kilauea volcano's caldera, officials say A man visiting Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano this week was left “seriously injured” after falling from a cliff into the volcano’s caldera, officials said ...
12:28, 05/03/2019

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 cig...
16:28, 05/20/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s c...
16:14, 05/03/2019

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 i...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Officials: Fatal Crash Blocks Cumberland Parkway RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a crash on the Cumberland Parkway in Russell County is fatal. The crash happened near mile mar...
00:42, 05/21/2019

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 pro...
04:42, 05/25/2019

Former AFL-CIO Officials Criticize Richard Trumka as a Failed Leader Over the past week, a leadership dispute atop the AFL-CIO—America’s biggest coalition of labor unions—has spilled out into the open, exposing bitter ...
18:42, 05/10/2019

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 kep...
21:56, 05/24/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Afri...
01:42, 05/23/2019

Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions Federal Reserve officials thought inflation would be running solidly at their 2% target this year. It isn’t. And they are puzzled over why and what t...
05:28, 05/17/2019

Officials warn of fish from some Texas bays after accident BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have advised people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues...
17:56, 05/14/2019

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 ...
02:28, 05/29/2019

2 injured after helicopter crashes into the Hudson River: officials A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday shortly after taking off from Manhattan, causing minor injuries to the pilot...
03:28, 05/16/2019

Blast near shrine in Pakistan leaves at least 9 dead, officials say At least nine people were killed and many wounded by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lah...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications a...
05:28, 04/30/2019

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....
18:14, 04/28/2019

Officials Search For Suspect After Chase Ends In Crash LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities are searching for a man who escaped following a chase. It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Highway ...
13:56, 05/29/2019

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 t...
18:56, 05/28/2019