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House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans

Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will ...

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans

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White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican ...
20:56, 05/01/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution...
12:56, 04/30/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the Unit...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
22:56, 04/30/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring Syst...
18:14, 05/15/2019

NASA plans to use Trump funding to send woman to the moon by 2024 NASA plans to send the first woman to the moon in 2024 with the help from $1.6 billion funding increase in their budget from president Trump, the age...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to make a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of its “whoop whoop yeah!”-style w...
11:14, 05/17/2019

House committee votes AG Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal...
02:42, 05/09/2019

Robert Mueller to testify before House committee Representative Jerry Nadler told reporters the agreement was for Mueller to testify sometime in MayBarr testifies to Congress – live updatesThe chair...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Mueller testimony before House committee tentatively set for May 15, Dem rep says Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., said on Sunday that a tentative date of May 15 has been set for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to appear before the Hou...
19:56, 05/05/2019

U.S. House committee prepares contempt vote against Barr A U.S. House panel was poised to vote on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for defying a congressional subpoena that demand...
14:56, 05/08/2019

House Committee To Face An Empty Chair Instead Of Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a hearing on special counse...
13:56, 05/02/2019

U.S. House committee to vote on holding AG William Barr in contempt The U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to move forward on Wednesday with a contempt citation against Attorney General William Barr for defying a...
15:42, 05/08/2019

House committee moving ahead with contempt vote for Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he has no choice but to begin proceedings to hold Attorney General William Barr ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Here’s what happens if the House Judiciary Committee holds William Barr in contempt WASHINGTON – If Wednesday’s vote in the House Judiciary Committee to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress passes, Democra...
11:42, 05/07/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted ...
03:14, 05/17/2019

House Judiciary Committee Sets Tentative Date for Mueller to Testify As it now stands, May 15 is the date that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will appear before the House Judiciary Committee to testify about his invest...
19:28, 05/05/2019

AG William Barr to skip hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday Attorney General William Barr has informed lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee that he will skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Vote Wednesday to Hold Barr in Contempt The House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress after he failed to turn over an un...
16:28, 05/06/2019

House judiciary committee will vote Wednesday to hold Barr in contempt House Democrats will vote Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to provide an unredacted version of the Mueller rep...
18:56, 05/06/2019

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

White House asks Congress for $4.5B to cover aid, security at U.S.-Mexico border The White House on Wednesday sent a request to Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to cover humanitarian assistance and beef up security at ...
18:56, 05/01/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal batt...
00:00, 05/09/2019

AG William Barr is refusing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, daring Democrats to subpoena him AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr has decided not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The move comes aft...
05:42, 05/02/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

House committee subpoenas Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig over Trump tax returns A House committee issued subpoenas Friday ordering Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig to turn...
01:28, 05/11/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, c...
17:42, 05/09/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom in now-viral video: 'Johnny, you picked the wrong house' Though many teen dreams are made of surprise promposals involving doughnuts, one high schooler from Nevada probably thought he was hallucinating when...
21:42, 05/01/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June...
04:42, 05/16/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Service...
00:42, 05/06/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. H...
20:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Repr...
20:00, 05/02/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

White House reviews military plans against Iran: New York Times The top U.S. defense official has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 ...
06:00, 05/14/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national se...
04:28, 05/14/2019

UK Conservatives' Brexit talks with Labour 'constructive and detailed' Talks held on Tuesday between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit were "const...
23:00, 05/07/2019

New Land Rover Defender: front end detailed in new shots Land Rover's reborn 4x4 icon is readying for 2020 release, and new official images give a better glimpse at design Land Rover is continuing the gra...
14:42, 05/10/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops...
08:28, 05/13/2019

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump admini...
09:28, 05/17/2019

The Division 2 May 2 update patch notes: Downtime, server status and fixes detailed Ubisoft is due to deliver another update in The Division 2 tomorrow, and ahead of the update going live, you can expect some downtime. Here's what yo...
23:56, 05/01/2019

Avengers Project: Square Enix combat gameplay detailed - melee, stealth and more revealed It's been a very long time since we've heard anything about the upcoming Avengers game coming from Square Enix, but thanks to a job listing, we have ...
11:28, 05/07/2019

All You Need To Know About State Bank Of India ATM Transaction Limits SBI account ATM charges: SBI savings account holders with an MAB or monthly average balance - minimum balance - above Rs 25,000 are allowed unlimited...
18:42, 05/19/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they att...
05:14, 05/11/2019

Site of F-16 crash, including freeway, remains off-limits A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern Califo...
20:42, 05/17/2019

It Almost Seems Like Trump Thinks Regular Term Limits Should Not Apply to Him In spite of his frequent bouts of addle-brained juvenilia, President Donald Trump has nevertheless managed to oversee a remarkably consequential two...
22:14, 05/06/2019

Washington State Limits Exemptions for Children Not Being Vaccinated (VANCOUVER, Wash.) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from ...
23:56, 05/10/2019

Boeing, aerospace group urge limits to U.S. tariffs over EU subsidies Senior officials from Boeing Co and a U.S. aerospace trade group on Wednesday urged the U.S. government to narrowly tailor any tariffs imposed on the...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the a...
14:14, 05/13/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits - sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the a...
12:28, 05/13/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars ...
01:14, 05/11/2019

SBI Instant Money Transfer Services: Transaction Limits And Other Details SBI IMPS service: The maximum amount that can be transferred through IMPS is Rs. 2 lakh. However, there is no prescribed limit for the minimum amount...
15:28, 05/07/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech compa...
03:14, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a p...
02:42, 05/08/2019

"Crossed All Limits": Sushma Swaraj Warns Mamata Banerjee After Outburst Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared at a public rally in Bengal's Purulia that she would like to treat Prime Minister Nar...
23:14, 05/07/2019

Opinion: If Caster Semenya penalized for her biology, what's next? Height limits? International sports court rules track officials can impose rules to limit naturally high levels of testosterone in female runners.   ...
22:28, 05/01/2019

'Shale is not superman.' Geopolitical chaos is testing the limits of America's oil boom America's new role as the world's leading oil producer made it easier for President Donald Trump to crack down on Venezuela and Iran with punishing s...
03:42, 05/06/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. The major tech c...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcom...
02:28, 05/01/2019

Recognizing limits of border wall, Trump turns his focus to asylum changes amid immigration surge A memo from the president directing staff to develop rule changes to dissuade migrants came after a push by senior adviser Stephen Miller, aides said...
02:14, 05/01/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian ...
17:56, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX weak; Argentine peso up on central bank's easing of intervention limits Most Latin American currencies softened on Monday against a firm dollar, while Argentina's peso soared after the central bank came out in defense of ...
18:42, 04/29/2019

Bolivia's Morales defies term limits, launches bid for fourth term Bolivian President Evo Morales launched his campaign for a fourth term on Saturday in a remote coca-growing valley without addressing the biggest con...
07:56, 05/19/2019

What to know about Piaget's stages of cognitive development Some psychologists believe that children go through four separate stages of cognitive development, which they call Piaget’s stages. Learn more about ...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this...
20:28, 04/29/2019

India's Bigbasket gets $150 mln in fresh funding A group of investors including South Korea-based Mirae-Naver and China's Alibaba Group has led a fresh $150 million funding round in online grocery c...
13:00, 05/06/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronym...
14:56, 05/09/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corrupti...
15:56, 05/02/2019

Choice Is Between Dynasty And Development In UP: Amit Shah In a last-ditch attempt to wrest Rahul Gandhi's home turf Amethi from the Congress, BJP president Amit Shah held a roadshow here on Saturday and asse...
23:28, 05/04/2019

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

Prince Charles on Bitcoin: ‘It’s a very interesting development’ A Twitter user posted a video of them asking the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, what he thought of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockcha...
15:42, 05/08/2019

Klopp: We'd get an award for 'biggest development jump' "Jurgen Klopp says his team deserves an award for the biggest development jump after narrowly missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester C...
09:42, 05/13/2019

China urges UK not to discriminate against Huawei in 5G development China on Sunday warned Britain not to discriminate against companies involved in developing the 5G network and to resist pressure from other countrie...
19:14, 04/28/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt’s economic development BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Thousands of Oregon teachers walk out over funding Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewid...
02:42, 05/09/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 20...
16:28, 05/01/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as...
17:14, 04/29/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securi...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spe...
11:28, 05/08/2019

Di Resta: Aston Martin DTM development like a guess with experience Paul di Resta says the development of the Aston Martin Vantage DTM that will make its series debut at Hockenheim this weekend was "like a wild guess ...
17:42, 05/03/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Audi renews hydrogen powertrain development scheme Audi’s most recent fuel cell foray was the 2016 h-tron concept Firm ramps up fuel cell efforts with new prototype amid EV development concerns Aud...
10:28, 05/03/2019

Collapse of Brexit talks a very negative development: Irish PM The collapse of talks between Britain's two main parties aimed at finding a way to leave the European Union with the support of a majority of lawmake...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read ...
20:28, 05/11/2019

Channing Tatum's Gambit to remain in development hell Today, Disney unleashed what can only be described as an overwhelming onslaught of release dates. To say that the list—which includes three new Star ...
20:28, 05/07/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the n...
11:56, 05/10/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
22:42, 05/03/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at leas...
08:14, 05/08/2019

UK's Deliveroo says Amazon heads latest funding round of $575 mln Deliveroo said on Friday that Amazon.com Inc was the lead investor of a new $575 million funding round in the British online food delivery company al...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Pla...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested em...
22:14, 04/30/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 bill...
16:14, 05/14/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for con...
19:14, 04/28/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar...
03:42, 05/18/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, B...
16:56, 05/06/2019

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to e...
07:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securi...
21:42, 04/29/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawl...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldr...
19:14, 05/08/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruc...
19:14, 05/01/2019

Family asks for help after hit-and-run TUCSON – Friends and family members are asking for the public’s help after longtime Tucson resident Jessica Bridgers was seriously injure...
06:00, 05/07/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction ...
23:28, 05/15/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern ...
22:42, 04/28/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pa...
18:28, 04/28/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the no...
20:00, 05/14/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually...
03:00, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allega...
21:14, 05/15/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House ...
00:42, 05/09/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn...
22:42, 05/07/2019

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop w...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Defying Brexit, Volvo car brand Polestar picks UK for new development hub Swedish luxury electric carmaker Polestar, which is jointly owned by Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent Geely, is setting up an R&D center in Britain ...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Angry protests erupt in Tunisian city demanding development About 5,000 Tunisians protested on Monday in central Sidi Bouzid city against marginalization and deteriorating conditions, two days after the deaths...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks - UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their re...
18:00, 05/01/2019

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their re...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accor...
18:14, 04/28/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
16:28, 05/14/2019

"VVPAT Is Good Development, Really Impressed With EVMs": Australian Envoy The Australian High Commissioner to India, who is in Delhi to observe the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, praised the Election Commission for a "well-organ...
16:28, 05/12/2019

HoloLens 2 Development Edition comes with free Unity software trials With the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, Microsoft is doing everything it can to get devs onboard its new mixed reality headset. It'll come with...
06:56, 05/03/2019

Boeing explains development process behind sensors on planes that crashed Boeing Co set out in greater detail on Sunday the development process that led it to make the AOA Disagree alert a standard item on the 737 MAX befor...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for...
21:56, 05/13/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 ...
09:56, 05/06/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of ...
00:14, 05/18/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden heal...
10:14, 05/16/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including...
13:42, 05/14/2019

The Latest: School funding pulled into Kansas budget impasse TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on an impasse in Kansas over the state budget and Medicaid expansion (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Republican legis...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migr...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding ...
13:28, 05/09/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with...
23:14, 05/01/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide ralli...
01:28, 05/16/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key que...
09:28, 05/18/2019

Buy Committee: Should I Invest $650 on a Traeger Pellet Grill? Summer’s nearly here, and that means it’s almost prime grilling season. Unless, of course, you don’t have a proper set up. Twitter follower David Rob...
02:56, 05/18/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany's treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homeland...
02:56, 05/09/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is “optimistic” an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new const...
00:42, 05/01/2019

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustain...
22:14, 04/28/2019

World Bank under fire for development plan in Myanmar's divided Rakhine Aid groups and human rights advocates have warned the World Bank that a $100 million development project it is planning for Myanmar’s conflict-riven ...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Brazil's development bank BNDES posts higher profit on participations Brazil's state development bank BNDES posted a first-quarter profit more than five times higher than in the same period a year earlier, helped by the...
18:28, 05/14/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalis...
00:42, 05/07/2019

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Bayonetta 3 update: Development still alive, final game may see a 'change in direction' It's been a while since developer Platinum Games checked in on Bayonetta 3 with us, but a quick bit of information in a new interview tells us some t...
19:00, 05/02/2019

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursda...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Sheila Dikshit's Poll Campaign In Northeast Delhi Hinged On Development Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today said that development was the main issue she highlighted while campaigning for the Northeast Delhi L...
16:28, 05/12/2019

No Roads, No Development, No Votes: Uttar Pradesh Village Boycotts Polls Fed up with the abysmal state of roads and overall development, villagers of Gram Sangaldeep in Domariyaganj Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh ...
16:28, 05/12/2019

As Cyberpunk 2077 Development Intensifies, CD Projekt Red Pledges To Be 'More Humane' To Its Workers Footage of the upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 has blown away fans so far, but coupled with that hype is a burning question: Are workers at...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Condo development promises homebuyers free avocado toast for a year A luxury condo development in Vancouver, which opens this year, is adding another perk to set it over the edge with its peak demographic of millennia...
15:14, 05/02/2019

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies th...
12:56, 05/07/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing grou...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Energizer P18K Pop With 18,000mAh Battery Fails to Raise Funding Target After turning heads with its 18,000mAh battery and pop-up front dual-camera setup, the Energizer P18K Pop failed to meet its Indiegogo funding target...
10:14, 05/01/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion p...
14:56, 05/07/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping...
20:56, 04/28/2019

The 18,000mAh Energizer phone dies an undignified death after funding failure The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, an Energizer phone with a massive 18,000mAh battery, has finally finished ringing its death knell, after a wildly u...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ball...
20:14, 05/10/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state...
23:14, 05/14/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its onli...
16:14, 05/16/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support ...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequ...
12:28, 04/30/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Tae...
02:00, 05/11/2019

'Scoundrel' Asks Good Question Last night, Tucker Carlson brought on former Federal Reserve Board nominee Stephen Moore, who was forced on Thursday to withdraw from the confirmatio...
22:56, 05/03/2019

Nibali asks Yates for more respect "Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d\u0...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son, a source familiar with the matter said. Trump Jr. receive...
04:28, 05/09/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for use of N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word d...
08:14, 05/10/2019

Facebook may implement privacy oversight committee in FTC deal Facebook may soon have a federally approved privacy official and an “independent” privacy oversight committee to deal with the company’s handling of ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with t...
02:56, 05/15/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares ...
11:14, 05/06/2019

Buy Committee: How Should I Upgrade My Sonos-Powered Home Theater? I love my Sonos Beam. It sounds great, plays well with my other Airplay 2 speakers, and it was super simple to set up. The problem is: I love it too ...
01:28, 05/04/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee ...
08:14, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Jr. unlikely to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee: source Donald Trump Jr. is not likely to appear before a Senate Intelligence Committee as a Republican insider told The Post that there’s “no wa...
00:00, 05/11/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and changing t...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Committee questions German treatment of deported Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being depor...
13:14, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Committee chair slammed over Trump Jr. subpoena WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate intelligence committee’s subpoena of Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Republicans are ...
05:14, 05/10/2019

Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches -- the international distance, which is more ...
01:56, 05/11/2019

Mazda Challenges BMW and Mercedes, Shames Toyota With Development of New Straight-Six Skyactiv-X Engine According to the March 2019 fiscal year results report, Mazda is apparently developing an all-new straight-six engine with Skyactiv-X technology, joi...
18:56, 05/09/2019

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nati...
22:56, 05/18/2019

Babies & Birdies: Daycare development opens door for LPGA baby boom For many LPGA players, the Smucker's LPGA Child Development Center has enabled them to extend the life of their careers.    ...
23:56, 05/11/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — ...
21:42, 05/18/2019

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reachin...
18:28, 04/28/2019

'Score a goal’ for humanity, says Mohammed, celebrating winning link between sport and development Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told an event in New York on Wednesday ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political de...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Chinese group to delay bailout funding for Apple supplier Japan Display A Chinese-Taiwanese group is delaying an up to 80 billion yen ($729.33 million) investment planned as part of a rescue deal for Apple Inc supplier Ja...
13:28, 05/13/2019

Report says Coke's academic research funding comes with a hitch. It can kill studies it doesn't like It said Coke retained the right to "quash studies" or "pressure researchers" in at least five agreements with academic institutions from 2015 to 2016...
02:14, 05/08/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $...
08:42, 05/09/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encount...
23:00, 05/05/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest...
05:42, 05/16/2019

Border apprehensions to surpass last 13 year totals in 122 days, DHS heightens funding plea The Department of Homeland Security is forecasting that border apprehensions of illegal immigrants will surpass the totals of the last 13 years in ju...
00:56, 05/11/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he orig...
05:42, 05/10/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colomb...
20:28, 04/29/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part ...
23:14, 05/16/2019

US Asks Pak Military To Take "Right Steps" After UN Ban On Masood Azhar Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is saying right things and trying to make some changes in the country, but his military leadership too needs to ta...
07:14, 05/02/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that...
22:28, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Guaidó asks for relations with US military The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he's instructed his politi...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Duplex owned by Argentina’s richest man asks $2.75M An Upper East Side duplex that was formerly owned by the late Argentine oil and gas mogul Carlos Bulgheroni is on the market for $2.75 million. At th...
15:14, 05/02/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the firs...
17:28, 05/14/2019

Venezuela's Guaido asks for relations with US military Opposition leader Juan Guaido's move marks one of his strongest public pleas yet for greater U.S. involvement in Venezuela's fast-escalatin...
02:56, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressiona...
21:14, 05/09/2019

Anita Hill: Biden's committee could have kicked off #MeToo decades ago Hill wrote in a New York Times op-ed the cultural shift might have started in 1991 had the Senate judiciary committee ‘done its job’ Anita Hill on Fr...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Sudan committee to investigate targeting of protesters: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council formed a joint committee with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance to investigate t...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moo...
14:28, 05/08/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the internation...
23:14, 04/28/2019

Britain's May to set out departure timetable in early June: 1922 Committee British Prime Minister Theresa May and a powerful committee of Conservative lawmakers will meet after her latest attempt to pass her Brexit deal in e...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congre...
01:42, 05/15/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for repeated use of N-word during committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word d...
22:14, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate Intelligence Committee, source says The Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr., the president’s oldest son, a source confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., reports say The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify about the Russia investigation, becoming the first member of the preside...
14:28, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify After Reaching Deal With Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to give limited additional closed-door testimony in June in a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to t...
08:56, 05/15/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., according to a published report. The subpoena is in relation to...
01:42, 05/09/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in D...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee again Under the deal, Trump Jr. would appear for closed-door testimony in June, and the interview would be limited to only a few hours, according to people...
04:42, 05/15/2019

Forest officials seek volunteers for Daniel Boone committee WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Federal forestry officials are seeking volunteers to serve on an advisory committee that serves the Daniel Boone National Fore...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Dubai’s $323M Bitcoin luxury real estate development reportedly hits a snag If you were hoping to splash your Bitcoin on luxury real estate in Dubai, you may have to wait a little longer.   According to The Times, the world’s...
12:14, 04/29/2019

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

F.T.C. Wants to Punish Facebook, but the Divided Agency May Go Only So Far The chairman appears to have the votes to approve a settlement with a big fine. One of the biggest issues has been whether to hold Mark Zuckerberg li...
18:56, 05/04/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that woul...
09:56, 05/03/2019

"Does Opposition Plan To Have New PM Face Every 6 Months?": Sena Asks Slamming NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his comments on prime ministerial candidates if the BJP does not get the required mandate in the Lok Sabha polls...
19:28, 04/30/2019

A sweet, sometimes frustrating Bob's Burgers asks Tina to grow up “Yes Without My Zeke” tells us all we will ever need to know about the titular character and his best friend in this or any other world, Jimmy Jr. Th...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he we...
03:56, 05/15/2019

Top Court Asks CBI For Proof After It Seeks Custody Of Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to show evidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar for his allege...
10:56, 04/30/2019

PewDiePie asks for end to 'subscribe' meme after synagogue shooting PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) has largely left himself out of commentary on the effects of the "subscribe to PewDiePie" meme that has been circulat...
05:14, 04/29/2019

Senator asks Canada to ensure Kanter's safety In the event of a Blazers-Raptors Finals matchup, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is trying to ensure Blazers center Enes Kanter's safe passage across the b...
02:56, 05/15/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like ...
22:56, 05/17/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. About His 2017 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimon...
00:00, 05/09/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the env...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Jr. reaches last-minute agreement to testify before Senate Intel Committee Donald Trump Jr. has reached an eleventh-hour agreement to testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee, most likely in June, Fox ...
00:14, 05/15/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, o...
20:56, 05/09/2019

UN decolonization successes can ‘inspire us today,’ UN chief tells Special Committee Since the early 1960s, the United Nations decolonization committee has “accompanied many territories in their journey”, Secretary-General António Gut...
21:14, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Strikes Deal for ‘Limited’ Interview With Intelligence Committee An agreement between Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee for a “limited” interview appears to have defused tensions among Senate R...
00:56, 05/15/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections SIOUX FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcass...
19:00, 05/16/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Edu...
19:42, 04/28/2019

AAP Leader Asks Delhi Top Cop For Probe Into Attack On Arvind Kejriwal Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh Monday said he met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and sought a detailed probe into the recent attack on Delh...
02:42, 05/07/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is...
19:56, 05/01/2019

Bahrain asks its citizens to leave Iran, Iraq 'immediately' U.S.-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to return "immediately" for their s...
15:14, 05/18/2019

El Chapo asks judge to fire one of his lawyers ahead of sentencing Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants to “terminate” one of his own attorneys. In a surprise filing, th...
02:14, 05/05/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an anti...
10:42, 05/03/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medic...
01:56, 05/10/2019

Chris Brown Calls Rihanna a "Queen" and Asks for New Music Chris Brown is hoping for some new Rihanna music, according to his recent Instagram comments. Earlier this week, the 31-year-old "Stay" singer took ...
01:56, 05/04/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qua...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Brexit: Nicky Morgan asks Theresa May about next vote date Theresa May says she wants to put the vote to ratify her withdrawal agreement before Parliament "as soon as possible" but declines to name an actual ...
02:14, 05/02/2019

Congress Asks Election Body To Act Against PM Over Rajiv Gandhi Remarks The Congress has written to the Election Commission seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the Model Code with h...
06:42, 05/06/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasa...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Condemned Georgia man asks parole board to spare his life Lawyers for a man who's scheduled to be executed this week for killing two women nearly 25 years ago are asking the Georgia parole board to spare his...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Man Asks Swara Bhasker For Selfie, Says "Aayega Modi Hi". Her Response Actor Swara Bhasker, one of the most vocal critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, was in for a surprise recently at an airport. A man w...
12:00, 05/09/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer...
17:00, 05/16/2019

NC woman allegedly trespasses at CIA, asks to speak to 'Agent Penis' A North Carolina woman is in custody after allegedly trespassing at CIA headquarters outside of Washington, D.C. four times since April 22, including...
08:56, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to allow prosecution of opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine wheth...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Look beyond Brexit, Britain's Labour asks voters in European election Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Britain on Thursday to look beyond Brexit and vote for his opposition party's fight against austerity at this month...
15:56, 05/09/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traff...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Jr. strikes deal with Senate Intel Committee after subpoena to testify Trump Jr.'s testimony back in September 2017 was called into question after comments made by the president's former personal attorney Micha...
00:42, 05/15/2019

Congressman Brings Bucket of Fried Chicken to the Committee Hearing to Troll Barr Rep. Steve Cohen may have been trying to make a joke when he arrived to a House Judiciary Committee hearing with fried chicken. But that doesn’...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The m...
21:28, 05/17/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President ...
01:56, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects lik...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough question...
22:28, 05/12/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade w...
20:56, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview wit...
04:14, 05/15/2019

US agency scraps proposal to prevent unintended acceleration DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is withdrawing a proposal to require all passenger vehicles to have safety systems to prevent unintended accelerat...
19:28, 05/13/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gul...
18:28, 05/11/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection commit...
09:14, 05/14/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contrad...
11:28, 05/01/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, b...
03:28, 05/08/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twi...
06:14, 05/01/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid inc...
12:56, 05/07/2019

US SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Mu...
08:56, 05/01/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Cycling: Nibali makes good start, asks Yates for more respect Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d'Ita...
23:28, 05/11/2019

US senator asks Canada to protect Erdoğan critic Kanter during NBA finals Trail Blazers player is an opponent of Turkish presidentBlazers could travel to play Toronto Raptors in finalsThe NBA playoffs have been swept up in ...
02:56, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qua...
02:28, 05/03/2019

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó Asks U.S. Military to Put More Pressure on Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday said he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington t...
23:28, 05/11/2019

North Korea asks U.N. chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' U.S. North Korea has asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United St...
07:28, 05/18/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Elevation Of 2 Judges: Sources The Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate two judges has hit a roadblock, with sources claiming that the centre has returned it over se...
18:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mob...
04:42, 05/03/2019

Barr asks Pelosi outside the Capitol, ‘Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?’ As tensions between the Trump administration and Democratic lawmakers intensify, the attorney general joked to the speaker about preparations to hold...
22:42, 05/15/2019

Is Arvind Kejriwal Leader Of Delhi Or Dharnas, Asks Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today asked whether Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is the head of the city administration or leade...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Marco Rubio asks DOJ to investigate John Kerry over contacts with Iran Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Monday urged Attorney General William Barr to investigate whether former Secretary of State John Kerry violated federal ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.   ...
00:00, 05/17/2019

‘No negotiations:’ Inuit group asks for Eastern Arctic areas to not be developed "There's some very highly sensitive areas," said P.J. Akeeagok, president of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. "There's no negotiations on certain poi...
23:56, 05/12/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isola...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole fo...
08:28, 05/15/2019

Bill Barr asks Nancy Pelosi at DC event: ‘Did you bring handcuffs?’ Attorney General Bill Barr asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if she brought “handcuffs” for him Wednesday at an event at the Capitol, according to rep...
23:14, 05/15/2019

Mexico asks Brazil's Moro for help with its Odebrecht graft probe: source The Mexican attorney general's office has asked Brazil Justice Minister Sergio Moro to give its investigators access to evidence of alleged corruptio...
02:42, 05/08/2019

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’...
23:56, 05/13/2019

Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Investigative Committee says 41 people died in fiery airliner accident at Moscow airport....
00:56, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides bac...
04:14, 05/15/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means pro...
22:14, 04/28/2019

JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the Wi...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cul...
01:28, 05/03/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organizatio...
08:14, 05/14/2019

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

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died...
01:28, 05/02/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer ...
14:14, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twi...
10:14, 05/01/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community...
18:14, 05/13/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit ...
13:56, 05/16/2019

Trump names border patrol chief under Obama to take over Ice agency Mark Morgan, a former FBI agent, supported a border wall – one of Trump’s signature 2016 election campaign issuesDonald Trump said on Sunday that Mar...
19:56, 05/05/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, an...
00:42, 04/29/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pr...
20:42, 05/02/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber...
11:42, 04/30/2019

Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in 'sabotage attack,' says press agency Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers had been sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, in attacks it described as posi...
08:14, 05/13/2019

Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian news agency: Up to 70 migrants die when their boat sinks in Mediterranean Sea....
16:14, 05/10/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix ...
21:42, 05/07/2019

Missouri child welfare agency head charged with endangerment The head of a suburban St. Louis child welfare agency and alternative school for children with severe behavioral problems has been charged with child...
20:56, 05/08/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has ...
06:28, 05/15/2019

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years...
15:14, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which ...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, a...
15:42, 05/16/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system...
02:42, 05/09/2019

President Donald Trump asks Congress to end 'unexpected,' 'unjustified' medical bills President Donald Trump called on Congress Thursday to pass legislation to increase transparency on medical billing and end the practice of what he ca...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom — and it's caught on video for all to see Video of a Nevada high school student asking the wrong girl to the prom captured about 2.5 million views after the teen posted the video to Twitter. ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Prosecutor asks for jail time for Russian soccer stars accused of violence: RIA A Russian prosecutor on Monday asked a court to hand jail sentences to two famous Russian soccer players accused of taking part in violent attacks in...
01:56, 05/07/2019

Colombian Senate asks high court to rule on FARC peace vote Colombian lawmakers on Thursday said they will ask a high court to rule on the legality of a Senate vote this week on whether to make changes to a sp...
01:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for ...
06:00, 05/14/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for ...
13:28, 05/09/2019

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

Odisha Asks Centre To Assess Jagannath Temple Damage After Cyclone Fani Following reports that Cyclone Fani has caused damage to the Jagannath Temple in Puri, the Odisha government today asked the Centre to deploy the Arc...
21:28, 05/09/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to thei...
16:42, 05/04/2019

AG Barr asks Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham to review Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has asked Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the beginnings of the Justice Department's two-year...
19:42, 05/14/2019

Clinton 'imagines' scenario where 2020 Dem hopeful asks China to get Trump's tax returns Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday criticized the Mueller report and imagined a scenario where a Democratic presidential hopeful ...
10:42, 05/02/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May to meet 1922 Committee chairman as resignation pressure grows Theresa May is expected to meet the chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers as pressure for her to set a firm departure date int...
02:14, 05/07/2019

AG William Barr testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee over Mueller report handling -- live blog Attorney General William Barr is testifying Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, as he faces questions over the handling of Special Couns...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove...
19:28, 05/01/2019

TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the Wi...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambiti...
18:28, 04/28/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12...
00:56, 05/10/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola viru...
22:14, 04/28/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hai...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new s...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said...
21:42, 05/11/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, U...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “di...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Sudanese forces seize weapons, including explosives belts: agency Sudanese forces seized explosives belts, guns including rifles fitted with silencers, devices used to detonate explosives remotely and satellite tele...
22:56, 05/06/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive of...
02:28, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix ...
21:42, 05/07/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy wi...
19:56, 05/05/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to flare tensions between Israel and Tur...
22:14, 05/04/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jai...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Trump says Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who suppor...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he ca...
13:28, 05/05/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Iran cleric says U.S.'fleet can be destroyed with one missile', ISNA news agency A senior Iranian cleric said in a Friday prayers sermon that the United States' navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft c...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Lindsey Graham asks Robert Mueller if he would like to ‘provide testimony’ regarding phone call with Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller Friday inviting him to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee regard...
14:42, 05/04/2019

Patriots owner Kraft asks Florida judge not to release 'pornography' sting video A lawyer for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Friday asked a Florida judge not to make public a video that led to the billionaire being cha...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White Hou...
20:56, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

Suspect at center of NYPD cop’s death proclaims innocence, asks judge for a ‘ride home’ A career criminal who’s accused of causing the friendly fire death of an NYPD cop — by robbing a cellphone store with a fake gun — stunned a packed c...
04:42, 05/16/2019

Levin: 'Democrat Party cabal trying to reverse the 2016 election', asks about Pelosi's wealth Mark Levin said Thursday on "Hannity" that the Democratic Party has become a "cabal" that is trying to "reverse the 2016 election," adding that they ...
04:42, 05/10/2019

Jet Airways pilots' union asks India's top court to direct lender to release funds Jet Airways' pilots' union has appealed to India's top court to direct State Bank Of India (SBI) to release interim funding to try to revive the grou...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Are you British? India government asks Modi's main election rival, Gandhi, to respond India's government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the main opposition Congress party, to respond to a complaint by a lawmaker from Prime Mi...
11:14, 04/30/2019

Top Court Asks Poll Body To Pass Order On Plea To Prepone Polling Timing The Supreme Court asked the Election Commission on Thursday to pass "necessary orders" on a representation seeking advancing of the voting time to 5 ...
19:14, 05/02/2019

Algae Raincoats, Mushroom Caskets: New Exhibit Asks Us to Radically Rethink How We Live With Nature It was a bad week if you’re the type of person who enjoys a habitable planet. A dire report chronicled how human activities could cause 1 million spe...
21:42, 05/12/2019

'Borderlands 3' hands-on: More of the same, but in space Borderlands 3 is achingly familiar. It's as if Gearbox distilled the grimy, viscous essence of Borderlands into a crisp new game highlighting th...
05:14, 05/02/2019

How to Celebrate National Space Day Tonight, step outside, look up at the sky and—assuming you’re in a location that is low on light pollution—appreciate the view of the stars. Because ...
22:28, 05/03/2019

The new space race – podcast The science writer Philip Ball has always been fascinated by space. He looks at the latest missions to the moon and beyond. And: Carole Cadwalladr on...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition...
00:42, 04/29/2019

NASA bought junk aluminum in a 19-year scam that cost the agency over $700 million NASA is staffed with some of the brightest minds in engineering, astronomy, and mathematics. You wouldn’t expect anyone to even attempt to pull...
12:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes tha...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muh...
21:42, 05/02/2019

NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam which cost agency $700 million NASA was sold faulty aluminum in a 19-year scam that led to a pair of high-profile launch failures, costing the space agency more than $700 million a...
14:14, 05/02/2019

Trump picks Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who suppor...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent wo...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Trump names Mark Morgan as new head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama, will head the U.S. Immi...
19:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues notice of higher tariff rate on Chinese goods U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Trump administration asks for $23M to train Border Patrol agents to decide credible fear claims The Trump administration is requesting $23 million for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to train U.S. Border Patrol agents on how t...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Oregon senator asks Justin Trudeau for help regarding Enes Kanter's possible travel across border ahead of NBA finals Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., reached out to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Truedau on Tuesday asking the leader to ensure Portland Trail Blazers star Enes...
16:28, 05/15/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time...
03:00, 05/10/2019

No Jeff, We Don't Need to Go to Space to Save Humanity I love space. I am very excited for humans to explore space more, and I’m even okay with us going back to the Moon for starters. Space is a vast fron...
17:42, 05/10/2019

CHEAP: Daaaamn, the KEF SPACE ONE headphones have $250 (!!!) off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love headphones. Not only do I not go anywhere without a pa...
14:28, 05/11/2019

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for mu...
12:14, 05/16/2019

Man Pledges to Send Dead Cat Into Space, Whether You Help Him or Not An Oregon cat lover has vowed to memorialize his late feline friend Pikachu by sending the dead cat’s cremated remains into space so it can orbit the...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporaril...
20:42, 04/28/2019

How to Quickly Free Up Space on Your Windows PC Windows: The concept of “spring cleaning” fills me with dread. Organizing your archives of stuff—physical or digital—is a lot easier to do as a year-...
22:00, 05/07/2019

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we r...
14:14, 05/02/2019

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-lik...
18:28, 04/28/2019

CBOE’s Andy Lowenthal To Lead Business Development For CBOE, CFE, Livevol CHICAGO, IL – July 15, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it promoted Andy Lowenthal from Vice President to Senior Vice Presi...
08:42, 05/02/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-ru...
21:28, 05/04/2019

Warriors ‘brace for seismic change’ with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson free agency The Warriors are not hiding from reality. They are trying to extend their playoff run to chase a third straight championship, but also to delay the i...
03:28, 05/08/2019

2020 Dems pull back from #AbolishICE while AOC renews call to dismantle immigration agency Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination seem to be backing away from the #AbolishICE movement as a new poll shows the call to di...
11:56, 05/16/2019

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him ‘Substantial Damages’ (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter an...
21:56, 05/16/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit or...
21:14, 04/28/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, m...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN...
19:28, 04/28/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company...
17:14, 05/07/2019

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Af...
20:42, 04/28/2019

The Ballpark Is The Great American Public Space Is a ballpark a place to watch baseball, a theme park, a microcosm of its city, or something else entirely? It’s an open question that stretches back...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Six suborbital research payloads from MIT fly to space and back Blast off! MIT made its latest foray into research in space on May 2 via six payloads from the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, tucked into Bl...
22:14, 05/03/2019

Inside the new space race: Who’ll be the first back to the moon? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space a...
13:56, 05/15/2019

Weatherwatch: giant whirlpool monitored from space The Great Whirl, off the coast of Somalia, is believed to influence the Indian monsoon. Piracy in the area makes it difficult for scientists to study...
10:28, 05/11/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Web...
22:56, 05/15/2019

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andam...
18:56, 04/28/2019

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Kentucky Hemp Seeds to be Studied in Space CLARK COUNTY, KY (Lex 18) – Some are calling it the future of Kentucky agriculture, and now it’s no question hemp is firmly planted in th...
07:00, 05/07/2019

How Donald Trump ruined a space art project The Orbital Reflector should have been a celestial triumph. Until the US president and his government shutdown became involvedName: The Orbital Refle...
23:14, 05/07/2019

What happened when one twin went to space and the other stayed home? Astronaut twin brothers Scott and Mark Kelly took part in a unique space travel experiment and it turns out that space changes your urine but not you...
18:28, 04/28/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfull...
11:28, 05/05/2019

First Mother To Go To Space Was Pregnant When NASA's Offer Came The moment Anna Lee Fisher had been waiting for came on a hot summer afternoon in 1983. Five years had passed since Fisher and five other women were ...
12:42, 05/12/2019

There's An Actual Satellite In Space Called "XCOM" Hello, Commander. We have received reports that the US Naval Research Laboratory has launched two new satellites into orbit around the Earth. One of ...
02:42, 05/09/2019

US and Luxembourg sign 'space commerce' pact The current US government relishes the thought of bringing business to space, and it's now eager to make deals with countries that share the sam...
01:00, 05/11/2019

The next ‘gold rush’ will happen in space, but should we try to prevent it? Earth is a pretty big place, but it has a finite amount of resources. Mining companies that seek to exploit untouched parts of our planet are quickly...
01:56, 05/14/2019

Space mice — NASA's rodent astronauts NASA has sent mice to the ISS to learn more about the effects of microgravity and how humans would fare on long space trips like voyages to Mars. Thi...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Your garden or balcony space could win you £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished garden makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standar...
18:42, 05/13/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the twee...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect ...
19:14, 05/08/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 millio...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that pr...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four war...
20:56, 04/28/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the ...
17:42, 05/14/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Space station experiment could hint at a cure to aging Like every other living creature on the planet, our bodies are slaves to the endless march of time. There’s nothing we can to do stop it &mdash...
07:56, 05/10/2019

International Space Station hit by major power shortage SpaceX delivery delayed after old power-switching unit malfunctions The International Space Station has been hit by a major power shortage that has f...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope ...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American r...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space a...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Bezos to unveil private space company secrets Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon and the world's richest man, is set to bring his private space firm out of the dark at an event on ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

'Organs on chips' set for launch to the International Space Station The next resupply mission to the International Space Station will contain sophisticated ‘organs-on-chips’ designed to provide valuable scientific dat...
22:14, 04/30/2019

Joe Biden Will Need to Be a ‘Better Judge’ of Personal Space, Says Wife Jill Former Vice President Joe Biden will have to be a better judge of how he reacts when people approach him, his wife Jill Biden said in an interview wi...
18:00, 04/30/2019

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launc...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying...
18:28, 04/28/2019

CHEAP: Anker’s excellent Soundcore Space NC headphones are $20 off Anker’s Soundcore Space NC has long held a cherished place in my tech arsenal. Sure, Anker isn’t exactly an established audio brand, but these cans c...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Sup...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the lo...
01:28, 05/11/2019

10 million Yemenis ‘one step away from famine’, UN food relief agency calls for ‘unhindered access’ to frontline regions With Yemen now in its fifth year of conflict between pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is calling for “unhin...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about...
23:42, 05/08/2019

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we...
12:14, 05/04/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) ...
15:28, 05/02/2019

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down aga...
18:28, 04/28/2019