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Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor

Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exc...

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor

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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

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

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

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...
06:56, 07/14/2019

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

MLB players call on Puerto Rico governor to resign over leaked text messages Several Major League Baseball players on Wednesday called for the governor of Puerto Rico to resign after hundreds of leaked documents between the go...
15:56, 07/18/2019

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

’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

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: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corr...
12:56, 07/18/2019

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for ...
08:56, 07/18/2019

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 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

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 police clash with protesters against governor's sexist texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quitThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with rio...
13:28, 07/18/2019

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

'Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda joins protests against Puerto Rico's governor 200 people rallied in Manhattan to demand resignation of Puerto Rico's governor. Leading them? "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.  ...
14:56, 07/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

| 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 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

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

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

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

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

Puerto Ricans protest to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Thosands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July 17, 2019 chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rossell&oacut...
16:56, 07/18/2019

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

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

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

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

$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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Thousands of Puerto Ricans march in San Juan, demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign Many older protesters went home before nightfall as chanting young people filled Old San Juan’s Totem Plaza and the first few blocks leading up...
16:56, 07/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thousands of Puerto Ricans gather to demand governor's resignation Thousands of Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday in the commonwealth capital of San Juan to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, the second ...
07:28, 07/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out o...
07:42, 06/03/2019

South Korea orders arrest of two Samsung Electronics officials over affiliate's accounting scandal A South Korean court said on Saturday it had approved warrants to arrest two senior officials at Samsung Electronics in relation to an alleged accoun...
21:14, 05/10/2019

Austria: Secret video ensnares far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has been accused of offering business deals to a woman who claimed to be Russian for helping his party in Austria's 2017 elec...
02:14, 05/18/2019

Austria: Secret Russia video ensnares far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has been accused of offering business deals to a woman who claimed to be Russian for helping his party in Austria's 2017 elec...
00:42, 05/18/2019

Man, 73, survives 7 days in California forest after becoming separated from hiking group, officials say A 73-year-old hiker who was reported missing last week after becoming separated from his group in a California forest after was found alive on Saturd...
12:56, 06/30/2019

Kabul car bomb blast targets foreign aid group: security officials A car bomb targeted an international aid organization in an upscale area of Kabul, the Afghan capital on Wednesday, the third day of the Muslim holy ...
11:28, 05/08/2019

Top Border Officials Condemn ‘Highly Inappropriate’ Secret Facebook Group Lawmakers, some of whom were the targets of offensive posts and threats within the group, amplified their criticism of the Customs and Border Protect...
20:14, 07/02/2019

Officials Knew About Border Agents' Secret Facebook Group for Years Earlier this week, an investigation by ProPublica revealed a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents mocked migrant deaths, posted sexist me...
07:56, 07/04/2019

Match-fixing scandal hits Spain as LaLiga players arrested and 'organised criminal group' allegedly involved Several arrests have been made in Spain on Tuesday morning over allegations a LaLiga game was fixed in May 2018 by "an organised criminal group", the...
12:42, 05/28/2019

Surprise move by Rocky View County officials sees Stop the Stench group’s battle end, for now A relentless fight over a stench in the air, one that some Rocky View County residents have been pursuing for close to six months, came to an end on ...
02:14, 06/12/2019

2022 World Cup investigation ensnares ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini; police probe ties to Nicolas Sarkozy Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial...
18:28, 06/18/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospital...
07:14, 07/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TT...
11:42, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

"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

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

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

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers gets 1-game substance-abuse ban FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for the first game in 2019 for violating the NFL’s substance abus...
03:56, 06/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the po...
01:42, 07/18/2019

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

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

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.    &...
23:00, 06/14/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and ...
11:42, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ingenious Abandoned Jungle City of Guayabo de Turrialba in Costa Rico South and Central America have many amazing archaeological sites, some of which were left behind by pre-Columbian peoples and cultures who left no wr...
03:28, 07/10/2019

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for co...
02:00, 05/24/2019

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur ...
01:42, 07/18/2019

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

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

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reve...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Beyond the college cheating scandal The college admissions cheating scandal rocked higher education and dozens of individuals involved in the investigation. Jon Fortt and a panel of exp...
22:14, 04/28/2019

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

Another Top EPA Official Is Out Amid Ethics Scandal The mastermind behind the Trump administration’s pro-coal alternative to Obama’s Clean Power Plan is out, reportedly another victim of an ethics sca...
22:42, 06/26/2019

College admissions scandal is getting the TV treatment It’s a part Lori Loughlin was born to play. The widespread college admissions scandal is getting the small-screen treatment from one of the writers o...
18:42, 05/09/2019

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that h...
09:42, 06/06/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports...
16:14, 06/05/2019

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its ...
10:28, 07/03/2019

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey B...
22:42, 06/28/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Michael Jackson’s popularity endures, even after new scandal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson was depicted as a child molester in the HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland” earlier this year, but the...
20:14, 06/23/2019

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed a...
01:00, 07/06/2019

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the la...
21:56, 06/28/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC ...
15:42, 07/09/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team a...
00:14, 05/29/2019

Austrian interior minister’s job on the line after scandal BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s leader is apparently preparing to force out the country’s interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in t...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal Austria's leader is apparently preparing to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party...
13:28, 05/20/2019

UK opens inquiry into tainted-blood scandal British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the tainted-blood scandal as "a tragedy that never should have happened." At least 2,400 people died...
16:14, 05/01/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indict...
01:14, 05/08/2019

Accused of cheating: another immigration scandal? – podcast Amelia Gentleman discusses the immigration scandal in which the Home Office has accused 34,000 international students of cheating in English language...
17:00, 05/01/2019

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Die...
02:42, 05/29/2019

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL...
20:56, 06/21/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s...
18:42, 05/21/2019

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulato...
19:56, 05/31/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-ru...
20:00, 05/05/2019

| Hawks investigating coaching scandal at Bulls The Hawks are reportedly looking into allegations that some coaches at the Blue Bulls paid higher management to be appointed into their respective po...
09:00, 06/17/2019

'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

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the f...
12:56, 05/22/2019

Former Maine governor has a new job _ tending bar BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s wife won’t be the only one in their family spending the summer working...
22:56, 06/16/2019

Porsche fined 535 million euros over diesel scandal German prosecutors have levied a huge fine on carmaker Porsche for dereliction of duty in the emissions-cheating scandal that has engulfed parent com...
19:56, 05/07/2019

Pennsylvania GOP Chair Resigns Amid Dick Pic Scandal Pennsylvania’s Republican party chair announced he’d be resigning today after a sexting scandal was revealed, according to the New York Times....
04:56, 06/26/2019

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal c...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Meghan McCain Makes the Child Detention Scandal All About Herself Meghan McCain’s superhuman ability to make everything about Meghan McCain reached new heights on Tuesday’s edition of The View, in which she managed ...
20:56, 06/25/2019

Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the last two months, t...
12:14, 05/08/2019

Scandal-scarred Roy Moore announces new Senate bid, despite GOP protests Roy Moore, the scandal-scarred Republican who lost a 2017 bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, announced Thursday he will run again for Senate next ye...
23:28, 06/20/2019

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal TOKYO (AP) — A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former presi...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Deloitte fined £4.2m over Serco tagging scandal-era audit The accounting watchdog has fined Deloitte over £4.2m for its audit of financial statements by Serco at the time of its electronic tagging scand...
11:00, 07/04/2019

After Ghosn scandal, Nissan CEO under pressure as profit sinks Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa faces internal strife over whether he is the right executive to fix the automaker, which is on track to announce on Tuesday...
11:28, 05/12/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women ...
17:42, 05/18/2019

Facebook data privacy scandal: A cheat sheet Read about the saga of Facebook's failures in ensuring privacy for user data, including how it relates to Cambridge Analytica, the GDPR, the Brexit c...
14:14, 05/14/2019

Austria heading for September election after far-right video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a vide...
16:56, 05/19/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of F...
21:00, 05/20/2019

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations aro...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Georgetown To Expel 2 Students Linked To Admissions Scandal Georgetown University Healy Hall in Washington, DC WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., says it is expelling two students lin...
20:00, 05/16/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime cost...
04:14, 05/09/2019

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, of...
19:42, 05/20/2019

Malaysia sex scandal clouds Mahathir's succession plan Leaked sex videos purporting to show a potential successor to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with another man have deepened rifts within t...
09:14, 06/21/2019

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line u...
16:28, 07/03/2019

FCA issues £45.5m fine over HBOS Reading fraud scandal Bank of Scotland (BoS) has been fined £45.5m by the City regulator for failures to disclose suspicions of fraud at its scandal-hit Reading branc...
11:42, 06/21/2019

Video scandal rocks Austrian governing coalition FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria’s vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache is expected to make a statement about his political future after tw...
11:56, 05/18/2019

As Europe Votes, Moderates See a Lesson in Austrian Scandal The intrigue that split up Austria’s coalition government has already grown into a cautionary tale told by political moderates about the risks of ass...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college ad...
05:56, 05/23/2019

Danish bank in big money laundering scandal taps new CEO Denmark's largest bank, which has admitted to massive money laundering at its Estonian subsidiary, has appointed a Dutchman as its new CEO, saying Ch...
13:14, 05/10/2019

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Some Virginia voters discount blackface scandal RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Some Virginia primary voters say they forgive the...
18:28, 06/11/2019

Oxfam criticized by UK regulator over Haiti sex abuse scandal British charity Oxfam failed in its response to allegations of sexual abuse by aid workers in Haiti, tolerated poor behavior and broke promises to me...
16:42, 06/11/2019

I Love You, Now Die: behind the text suicide scandal that shocked America In an eye-opening new documentary, the story of the teenager accused of coercing her boyfriend to kill himself via text is brought to lightDocumentar...
10:28, 07/09/2019

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes...
04:28, 06/08/2019

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean br...
10:28, 07/09/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public ...
19:00, 06/07/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be n...
13:42, 07/12/2019

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, ...
05:14, 06/16/2019

Temple's Former Dean Sues University After Rankings Scandal The former dean of Temple University’s Fox School of Business is suing the school for allegedly defaming his character by blaming him for an M.B.A. r...
22:42, 05/02/2019

Lee Daniels wishes he could believe Jussie Smollett, but is "beyond embarrassed" by the scandal Last week, a report claimed that Fox and the Empire writers were working to find a way they could bring Jussie Smollett back for the show’s final sea...
02:56, 06/12/2019

1st defendant faces sentencing in college admissions scandal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking more than a year in prison for a former Stanford sailing coach who admitted to participating in the sweeping co...
12:42, 06/12/2019

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barome...
23:14, 06/13/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations ...
11:00, 05/30/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millio...
19:56, 07/11/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Med...
04:28, 05/03/2019

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his ...
21:28, 07/11/2019

Anthony Weiner complained about sex offenders in district before scandal Here’s another thing that gets a rise out of Anthony Weiner: other perverts. Long before the former Queens congressman earned himself a rap sheet for...
05:42, 05/28/2019

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation ...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and coope...
03:14, 06/01/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the ag...
07:14, 07/09/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unli...
16:28, 05/22/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the...
14:28, 05/22/2019

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college ...
05:56, 06/04/2019

Austria’s Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners...
14:42, 06/17/2019

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say ...
02:56, 07/18/2019

K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in a series of scanda...
20:42, 04/28/2019

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissi...
19:42, 06/04/2019

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies...
14:14, 06/18/2019

Still reeling from scandal, Austria swears in provisional government Austria's new provisional government, which will act as a caretaker until an election widely expected in September, was sworn in on Monday and tasked...
13:14, 06/03/2019

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollar...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Panama prepares for vote with Odebrecht scandal looming As the presidential race enters its last stage, voters are angry over a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht. The firm's misde...
01:14, 05/05/2019

Flint water scandal's special prosecutor out after 3 years A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, ap...
01:42, 04/30/2019

How the Kennedy Dynasty Has Endured in the Wake of So Much Scandal and Tragedy No matter how old you are, you have never been without a Kennedy in your life. Not necessarily personally (although there are so many of them, wheth...
16:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why th...
02:14, 07/09/2019

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some...
09:42, 05/15/2019

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04:56, 05/03/2019

Bevin Vs. Beshear In The Battle For Governor (LEX 18)– The voters have chosen and after years of battling it out in the courtroom, Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear wil...
01:42, 05/23/2019

Rivals for Kentucky governor both have work to do FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The winning candidates for Kentucky governor drew just a fraction of the state’s voters in party primaries this week, a s...
19:56, 05/23/2019

California governor wants to end tax on tampons, diapers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and use revenue from legal marijuana sales t...
22:14, 05/07/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor convicted of rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been convicted of two counts of rape and other c...
22:56, 06/13/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor gets prison for rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison fo...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Baltimore's new mayor sworn in, ending weeks of uncertainty and scandal The city of Baltimore has a new leader, ending a transition of power that began more than a month ago when former Mayor Catherine Pugh stepped aside ...
21:42, 05/09/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Ms. Huffman, the Hollywood actor, was charged with conspiracy in the college admissions fraud scandal; her husband, the actor William H. Macy, was no...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Diamond jewelry linked to Malaysian fund scandal to be handed to U.S. A $1.7 million diamond jewelry set, allegedly bought for the mother of fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, will be handed over to the U.S. gov...
09:56, 05/02/2019

Secluded Baltimore mayor to make announcement amid scandal BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for Baltimore’s mayor is making an announcement amid growing pressure for the city’s top leader to resign ove...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at ...
00:42, 06/13/2019

FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them of colluding to rig for...
10:56, 05/27/2019

Lawyers: Ex-NBA star Chuck Person was broke in NCAA scandal A lawyer for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person says the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when h...
04:56, 07/03/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profi...
14:56, 05/02/2019

How David and Victoria Beckham's Marriage Survived and Thrived After Scandal Internationally renowned pop star meets the planet's sexiest soccer player. What could go wrong? When Victoria and David Beckham got together more t...
18:14, 07/04/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting h...
16:28, 06/12/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with inv...
07:14, 05/02/2019

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and fou...
04:28, 06/22/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my ...
12:56, 06/22/2019

"Scandal, Disgrace": Title Despair In Dortmund After Derby Debacle The defeat to Schalke severely harmed Borussia Dortmund's title hopes, handing Bayern Munich the chance to go four points clear with three games to g...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and n...
20:42, 05/29/2019

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among ...
06:56, 07/13/2019

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job...
02:00, 07/13/2019

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that&...
17:56, 06/04/2019

Estonia warns of risks in wake of money laundering scandal Banks in Estonia have not yet plugged all the gaps in their money laundering controls, the Baltic state's regulator told Reuters, pledging to maintai...
18:42, 06/24/2019

Former Peru President Arrested in U.S. as Part of Vast Bribery Scandal The ex-president, Alejandro Toledo, is wanted on charges he got $20 million in bribes stemming from the largest corruption scandal in Latin American ...
00:14, 07/17/2019

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, w...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on...
12:56, 06/10/2019

John Jay College plans to fire professors over sex and drug scandal John Jay College of Criminal Justice is moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first revealed by The Post, the school announced...
07:56, 05/15/2019

Trump calls Mueller testimony a 'diversion,' says 'scandal is on the other side' President Trump on Wednesday blasted former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s scheduled hearing before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees...
20:56, 06/26/2019

L.A.’s Elite on Edge as Prosecutors Pursue More Parents in Admissions Scandal New parents have been told that they’re under investigation, while others worry that they will be. “This is the only thing they can think about,” one...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Me...
23:14, 05/02/2019

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the c...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universit...
08:14, 06/06/2019

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that M...
23:56, 05/29/2019

'At the Heart of Gold' gymnastics scandal doc puts focus on survivors To feel angry is to be human watching "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal," an HBO documentary that chronicles the crimes of Dr....
01:14, 05/03/2019

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charg...
07:28, 06/14/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Hei...
05:00, 05/19/2019

Ex-Goldman banker charged in 1MDB scandal released on $20M bond A former Goldman Sachs banker was released on a $20 million bond Monday following his extradition from Malaysia to face charges in a massive money-la...
03:28, 05/07/2019

Austria's Kurz hopes to sidestep scandal to stay in power Even though he brought the far right into power, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hopes voters will see him as having put his country first by sti...
20:14, 05/20/2019

Ex-NBA referee pleads guilty in NCAA basketball bribery scandal A former NBA ref who went into the bespoke suit business pleaded guilty on Tuesday to paying bribes to former Auburn coach and professional player Ch...
03:28, 05/08/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in...
19:56, 05/19/2019

| Football scandal girl film wins top Cannes prize A film starring the former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes fil...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off...
00:28, 07/08/2019

Bosch pays 90-million-euro fine over diesel scandal The penalty may be significantly less than the ones handed out to Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, but auto parts supplier Bosch has become the latest b...
12:42, 05/23/2019

Chinese woman says daughter 'victim' in college admission scandal The Chinese mother of a Stanford University student who was expelled in the college admissions scandal said she was duped into paying $6.5 million to...
21:28, 05/03/2019

FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) The Food and Drug Administratio...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right br...
07:42, 05/20/2019

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after ...
16:56, 05/19/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, a...
23:42, 05/02/2019

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the b...
00:56, 07/07/2019

Riot Games is expanding 'League of Legends,' even in the midst of scandal League of Legends has been online for nearly 10 years. During that time, it's competed with newcomers like Dota 2, PUBG, Overwatch, Fortnite and...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health m...
04:14, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the age...
07:56, 07/09/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scor...
01:28, 05/23/2019

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of ille...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecut...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already f...
21:14, 05/22/2019

Europe's centrists draw on Austrian scandal to issue far-right warning Mainstream parties hope voters will shun populists in wake of ‘politicians for sale’ revelationPoliticians from mainstream parties across Europe have...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Montana governor in Democratic presidential race Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself as the field's o...
16:28, 05/15/2019

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to ...
14:14, 07/09/2019

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana thi...
20:42, 06/03/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job ...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Centre To Begin Search For New RBI Deputy Governor The centre will soon start searching for a successor to central bank Deputy Governor Viral Acharya after the outspoken monetary policy maker asked to...
19:42, 06/26/2019

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members t...
01:28, 07/05/2019

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, ...
18:14, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Governor maintains he was not in racist photo NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam...
20:00, 05/22/2019

RBI Deputy Governor's Resignation Debated In Lok Sabha Raising the issue of resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, Kerala Congress (M) lawmaker Thomas Chazhikadan Tuesday alleged prominent econ...
18:42, 06/25/2019

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot...
08:14, 07/17/2019

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fe...
09:28, 07/17/2019

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian...
19:56, 06/18/2019

California governor wants to nix sales tax on tampons, diapers Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday — because they are medi...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Tribe says South Dakota governor not welcome on reservation A Native American tribe has told South Dakota’s Republican Gov. Kristi Noem she’s not welcome on one of largest reservations in the count...
04:42, 05/03/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politi...
00:42, 05/16/2019

Deal on NYC tenant protections will be signed, says governor ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says he will sign a deal that would strengthen rent stabilization rules covering more than 1 million te...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his su...
21:42, 07/03/2019

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night...
22:14, 07/03/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by ...
08:56, 05/16/2019

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar car...
21:42, 06/17/2019

GM to discuss $1B plant expansion with Mo. governor, report says GM officials are meeting Thursday with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to discuss incentives for a $1 billion investment at the company's Wentzville factor...
19:42, 05/02/2019

Kentucky governor gets election-eve boost from Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support th...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Arizona governor will decide whether to legalize nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona may lift the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. The House voted Thursday to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly ...
04:56, 05/03/2019

California governor signs internet sales tax law California's Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Governor Attends Town Hall On Day Of Primary (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t make any campaign stops Tuesday, instead going to a town hall in Woodford County. During the town hall,...
01:28, 05/22/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Former Missouri governor returns to Navy, but not as a SEAL KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will return to the Navy but not as one of the elite Navy SEAL team. The Kansas City Star r...
19:14, 05/24/2019

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a ...
00:42, 05/02/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate...
21:00, 06/27/2019

De Blasio tied to scandal involving new 2020 candidate Steve Bullock The 22nd candidate for president threw his hat into the ring Tuesday and was already drawing flak — over his ties to a former Mayor de Blasio a...
18:56, 05/14/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which ...
21:56, 05/13/2019

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months ...
06:28, 06/13/2019